Pave Your Path

Starting mid April, come to a weekly social skills group for pre-teens, 11 to 13 years old! This group is facilitated by Dr. Alison Morgan who is a counseling psychologist specializing in helping children and adolescents learn effective and productive social skills. She has run groups at Robert Wood Johnson in New Brunswick and has been in private practice in Princeton Junction for more than 13 years.

Date: April 13 – May 25
Time:  Thursday afternoon from 4:30pm until 5:30pm
Location: 707 Alexander Road, Suite 102, Princeton NJ
Cost: 7 sessions $225*

*No one turned away due to inability to pay.
May be covered by insurance.
Pre-register required.

To see the program flyer click here. For more information contact Lara Wellerstein at 609-987-8100 or at

New participants must complete an intake assessment prior to group start. The intake has a cost of $50 which will be applied to the program fee if the group is a good fit.

J-Serve: Jewish Teens Serving The World

Join local Jewish 6th-12th grade teens for an International Day of Jewish Youth Service & National Mitzvah Day!

Earn community service hours by participating in J-Serve, Jewish teens serving the world. Do anything from cooking meals for those in need, or creating craft projects for sick kids to helping prepare the JCC camp facilities for the upcoming summer season!

Date: April 2, 2017
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm


1. Adath Israel Congregation (1958 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville)
2. Beth El Synagogue (50 Maple Steam Road, East Windsor)
3. JCC Abrams Camp (148 Cedarville Road, East Windsor)
4. Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Road East, Princeton Junction)

To register visit

For more information contact Celeste at / 609-987-8100 ext. 210

Teen Mitzvah Brigade Shop & Stock Mitzvah Project

Join the Teen Mitzvah Brigade and do a good deed! Volunteer for March 30th or May 4th to fulfill your B’nai Mitzvah project or just to earn community service hours.

WHEN: Thursday March 30th & Thursday May 4th

SHOP: From 5:00pm to 5:45pm at Shoprite (3373 Brunswick Pike, Mercer Mall, Princeton)

STOCK: The Yvette Sarah Clayman Kosher Food Pantry from 5:45pm to 6:30pm (707 Alexander Road, Suite 204, Princeton)

RSVP to Lisa Adler at 609-987-8100 or by March 28th

Click here to see the event flyer

Bad Girls & Boys of the Bible

Join JFCS for a special program at Congregation Brothers of Israel, for an informative and casual presentation about characters in the Bible and their continued relevance to modern family life and aging in today’s world. Our very own Chaplain, Beverly Rubman, will be the presenter.

Date & Time: Tuesday March 28, 2017 at 10:30am

Location: Brothers of Israel, 530 Washington Crossing Rd., Newtown, PA

RSVP by 3/23 to Beth E. at or 609-987-8100, ext. 126

Click Here to see the program flyer for more information

This Is Hunger

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about hunger in your community! Join us and embark on a 45-minute experience that will challenge your beliefs about who in America struggles with hunger and why, and empower you to take action. This is a community engagement program of MAZON, a Jewish response to hunger, hosted by Adath Israel Congregation in Lawrenceville.

March 21, 22, & 23 by appointment only!

Reserve your tickets today! Contact Lisa Adler at 609-987-8100, ext. 113 or

Click Here to see the program flyer for more information

“We Are All Jews.”

Roddie Edmonds was the only U.S. soldiers recognized as righteous among the nations. He faced a dilemma, turn over the American-Jewish soldiers under his command in the German prisoner of war camp where they were interned, or risk being shot by the prison’s commander. Roddie’s son, Pastor Chris Edmonds, will share the story of his father’s bravery and heroism. This event is brought to you by JFCS, Adath Israel & Beth Chaim Congregation.


DAY 1: March 5, 2017

Adath Israel Congregation
1958 Lawrenceville Rd.
Lawrenceville, NJ

5:30pm Dairy Dinner Reception ($36 pp)
7:00pm Presentation (free and open to public)
Dessert to Follow

RSVP to 609-896-4977 or


DAY 2: March 6, 2017

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Rd. East
West Windsor, NJ

10:00am Presentation (free and open to the public)
Light Refreshments will be Served

RSVP to 609-987-8100, ext. 126 or 

Click here to see the program flyer for more information

Mini Mitzvah Scavenger Hunt

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When: Sunday, March 5, 2017
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Cost: Approximately $25 per family
Location: Meet at Shoprite Lawrenceville

Join JFCS and TJC’s Mini Mitzvah Corps for a Scavenger Hunt, to help shop and stock the JFCS Kosher Food Pantry! Meet at 1:00 in the lobby of Shoprite (3373 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville) to receive scavenger hunt instructions. After finding and purchasing items, drive to the JFCS Kosher Pantry (707 Alexander Rd- Suite 204, Princeton Junction)

See the flyer for all the details, or RSVP to

Social Skills Group Beginning January

A new session of social skills group for children is beginning on Thursday, January 19th. The group, geared to ages 7-10, will cover: modeling, conversational skills, conflict management, managing emotions, targeted skills, and friendships. The group will run for 8 sessions from January 19th through March 9th. For full details, see the program flyer or contact Lara Wellerstein at 609-987-8100 or

Chanukah Family Mitzvah Project

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

  • SHOP: 6:00PM – 7:00PM: Kids’ scavenger hunt at ShopRite at 3373 Brunswick Pike, Mercer Mall, Lawrenceville
  • RESTOCK: 7:00PM – 8:00PM: The JFCS Food Pantry at 707 Alexander Road, Suite 204, Princeton

For more information, contact Lisa Adler at or 609-987-8100.

Barnes & Noble Bookfair 2016

bookfairHead to Barnes & Noble in Marketfair all day Sunday, December 11 for a JFCS bookfair! A percentage of your purchase will be donated to JFCS; just mention us at checkout. Bring the family and head to the children’s section from 2:30 – 4:00pm for stories, songs, crafts, and a scavenger hunt!

If you can’t attend, support us with an online purchase from 12/11 – 12/18 at and use Bookfair ID 11997533 at checkout.