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JFCS & Beth El Seniors Present: Fanciful Creatures of Judaism

Description: All civilizations create imaginary creatures to explain away various happenings for which they have no logical explanations.  The number of beings may depend on the religious or naturalistic belief structures that have been developed throughout...

Freedom Song

DESCRIPTION: Freedom Song is a trans formative musical created by Beit T'Shuvah that interweaves the story of Passover and personal stories of addiction. The cast is made up of addicts in recovery from drugs, alcohol, gambling and other destructive behaviors. This...

Nosh & Knowledge: The Heart of the Middle East

Date: Thursday, September 26 at 12:30 p.m. Location: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Road East, West Windsor) Description: Samuel Golinkin will join us this afternoon for a look at how the geopolitics of the Middle East impact Israel – and our world. He will...

JFCS & The Beth El Seniors Present Miracle Meat Through Science

THE KASHRUT OF LAB-GROWN MEAT Date: Thursday, September 19 at 1:00 p.m. Location: Beth El Synagogue (50 Maple Stream Rd., East Windsor Description: Rabbi Matthew S. Nover of Beth El Synagogue will discuss the day when we make meat from nothing!  Would it be kosher? ...

JFCS to Hold Pop-Up Pantry at Christ Congregation

JFCS will be taking its Community Food Pantry on the road and hosting a Pop-Up Food Pantry at Christ Congregation in Princeton (50 Walnut Lane) on Thursday, August 29 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. RSVP is required if you are planning to attend the vegetarian dinner provided at 6PM. Contact Beth Englezos at 609-987-8100 ext. 126 or

Nosh & Knowledge Summer Reading Series: The Bread Givers

Join us on August 22nd at Beth Chaim as we discuss this masterwork of American immigrant literature set in the 1920s on the lower east side of Manhattan. . A Kosher lunch will be provided by Greenwood House and there is a requested donation of $5.00 per person.
Please RSVP to Beth Englezos at or 609-987-8100, ext. 126 no later than 8/16.

Back-To-School Backpack Drive is On!

Back-To-School Backpack Drive is On!

Let’s continue to help children in need start the school year off right! Proceeds from our Backpack Drive benefit children of the food pantry clients and our partner agencies of Mercer County. Please drop off supplies by August 2nd to Suite 204 at our offices in Princeton. Contact Eden Aaronson at or 609-987-8100 ext. 113 for more information.

JFCS to Hold Pop-Up Food Pantry

JFCS to Hold Pop-Up Food Pantry

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) will be taking its Community Food Pantry on the road and hosting a Pop-Up Food Pantry at Christ Congregation in Princeton on July 10th, where fresh fruits, vegetables, snack foods, and non-perishable items will be available. Also, a vegetarian dinner will be prepared by congregants and served at 6:00 p.m. RSVP to Beth Englezos if you plan to attend the dinner at 609-987-8100 ext. 126



On July 9th at Adath Israel Congregation, join us for a social gathering for anyone affected with memory challenges and their care partners. Enjoy coffee, refreshments and entertainment in a warm, welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. Registration required to Donna Sobel at 609-883-5391 ext. 388.