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October 2019

“What Makes It Great: Cole Porter and American Song Book.”

October 6, 2019 - October 7, 2019
Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
$40

Bickford Theater at Morris Museum. Lecture by Rob Kapilow and performance by soloist and orchestra is sponsored by Hannah Senesh and West Orange chapter of Jewish Women International. Cost is $40. Lunch is on one’s own. RSVP to 908-232-6208.

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Robeson’s Jewish connection

October 6, 2019 , 8:00 pm
Rutgers University – Douglass Student Center, 100 George St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Rutgers University’s Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life will present “Paul Robeson, ‘Negro-Jewish’ Unity, and the ‘Jewish People’s Movement’ in the 1940s: Legacy and Challenges” on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m. at Douglass Student Center, New Brunswick. Four leading historians will explore Robeson’s connections to the Jewish community, left-wing political movements, and the Soviet Union in the 1940s at the Raoul Wallenberg Annual Program, funded by Leon and Toby Cooperman. The program is cosponsored by the Paul…

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Preparing To Meet The Ancestors: Exploring Jewish Views Of The Afterlife

October 6, 2019 , 11:30 pm - October 7, 2019 , 1:00 am
the Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08540
$20
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With Reb Simcha Raphael, PH.D. Does Judaism include a belief in the afterlife? Unequivocally, the answer is yes! Unfortunately, in the contemporary Jewish community we have lost touch with much of the traditional Jewish wisdom on the afterlife journey of the soul. In this presentation, we shall explore Judaism's teachings on life after death. Through discussion, story-telling and an examination of mystical texts, we shall endeavor to understand the contemporary relevance of these teachings in dealing with the human encounter…

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Seniors’ Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Charlie

October 7, 2019 , 3:30 pm
White Meadow Temple, 153 White Meadow Rd #1
Rockaway, NJ 07866
$2
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First Monday of each month, 11:30AM. Next Meeting is Monday, October 7th. Bring a dairy lunch – $2 donation requested.

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Tantalizing Torah

October 16, 2019 , 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Congregation Beth HaTikvah, 36 Chatham Rd
Summit, NJ 07901
Tantalizing-Torah

Explore the parts of the Bible they didn't teach you in Hebrew School! This year, the Books of Kings: There is enough intrigue, adultery, and betrayal in these stories to rival any Greek tragedy or Shakespearean history play. We meet from 1-2:30 pm on the second Wednesday of the month. (Note Exception: November 20th) "I thought the Game of Thrones was fun, but I've discovered it's nothing like the original...Tanakh is packed with more mystery, murder, mayhem, passion, revenge and…

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The Prophet Jeremiah And His Legacy

October 17, 2019 , 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
the Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08540
$40
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Two-Session Daytime Course with Rabbi Robert Goldenberg, Ph.D. Thursdays, October 17th & 24th at 1:30 pm This course will examine the life and career of the prophet Jeremiah, both in his own time and how it was seen in later times. The first session will survey the information that can be gathered about Jeremiah from the pages of the Bible itself; the second will follow his memory across later ages: what did later communities of Jews seek to learn from…

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Lior Sternfeld: “Iranian Jews in the Twentieth Century”

October 18, 2019 , 11:30 pm - October 19, 2019 , 1:30 am
Neve Shalom, 250 Grove Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Free

"Iranian Jews in the Twentieth Century" Dr. Sternfeld is an assistant professor of History and Jewish Studies and Penn State University. He is a social historian specializing in the Middle East; in particular he teaches about Jewish issues. He is the author of “Jewish-Iranian Identities in the Pahlavi Era.” The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served and there will be time for questions and discussion.

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Louis Bamberger and the Rise of the Jewish Community in Newark

October 23, 2019 , 5:00 pm
JCC Jersey Shore, 100 Grant Ave
Deal, NJ United States

October 23 at 1 PM (Light refreshments will be served at 12:15 PM) Admission is $4 members of the JHMOMC, $6 non-members. http://www.jhmomc.org

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Introduction to Judaism

October 24, 2019 , 11:00 pm - October 25, 2019 , 1:30 am
Morristown Jewish Center, 177 Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
Intro-to-Judaism

A comprehensive Introduction to Judaism Class will begin on Thursday October 24th, 2019 at the Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael. There will be 24 classes, held at 7pm - 9:30pm. Sponsored by the NJ Rabbinical Assembly, the class will be taught by Rabbi David Nesson. For full information and for information on other locations and times, go to www.introjudaismNJ.com or contact Ellen Nesson, Program Administrator at 973-214-4553.

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“A Taste of Food Photography, Idea to Page”

October 31, 2019 , 4:30 pm
Congregation B’nai Israel, 160 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041
$10 – $12

“A Taste of Food Photography, Idea to Page. A Day in the Life of a Food Photographer: Tricks and Techniques Used by the Professionals.” Adult Forum of Congregation B’nai Israel, Millburn, 12:30 p.m. With Hirschhorn speaker Steven Wien. Cost is $12, $10 Adult Forum members. RSVP to Lois at 973-533-1809 with lunch order.

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A Journey to Dialogue: The Sisters of Sion and Jewish-Christian Relations

October 31, 2019 , 11:00 pm - November 1, 2019 , 1:00 am
Seton Hall University, 400 S Orange Ave
South Orange, NJ 07079
Free
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Keynote speaker, Dr. Deutsch is a member of the Sisters of Sion, a small international Roman Catholic religious congregation with a presence in five continents. She will reflect on the Sisters' activities during World War II, particularly their participation in rescue efforts in the context of pre-War conversations occurring in Europe, mainly in France. Dr. Deutsch will follow their path through the tragic years of the Shoah to the hard work leading to the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) and Nostra…

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November 2019

CommUNITY Shabbat Dinner

November 1, 2019 , 10:00 pm
White Meadow Temple, 153 White Meadow Rd #1
Rockaway, NJ 07866
$10
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Join us Friday, November 1, 6:00PM, for a CommUNITY Shabbat Dinner with Guest Speaker, Dr. Asaf Romirowsky. Dr. Romirowsky is a trained Middle East historian and holds a PhD in Middle East and Mediterranean Studies, publishing widely on various aspects fo the Arab-Israeli conflict and American foreign policy in the Middle East, as well as on Israeli and Zionist history. $10 per person / $25 max per household.

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Over 1,000 Jewish Cadets at West Point

November 10, 2019 , 4:00 pm
Congregation Beth HaTikvah, 36 Chatham Rd
Summit, NJ 07901
Free

Jews have been part of West Point since the first class of 1802, and in 2019, the number of Jewish graduates from the Academy passed 1,000. In celebration of Veteran's Day, CBH presents a showing of the short film, Diversity in the Long Gray Line. CBH member and West Point alum Joel Kampf will discuss the Jewish experience in the venerable institution. Brunch at 11; program to follow at 11:30.

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DigiMarCon World 2019 – Digital Marketing Conference

November 19, 2019 , 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$197
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DigiMarCon World 2019 is your chance to ... - Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry. - Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level. - Network with thought leaders, collaborate with your peers and build your network in a beautiful atmosphere. DigiMarCon World 2019 Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition will be held Online from November 19th to 21st,…

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“Rabbi Zelizer Scholar-in-Residence”

November 23, 2019 , 12:30 am - 7:00 pm
Neve Shalom, 250 Grove Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Free

Gary Rendsburg: “How the Bible Was Written: Reading Creation, Chayei Sarah and Jacob and Rachel” This year’s Rabbi Zelizer Scholar in Residence, Gary Rendsburg is a professor of biblical studies and ancient Judaism at Rutgers University. He has been speaking about his recent book “How the Bible Is Written” at conferences and communities around the world. He has spoken several times in our congregation and everyone always enjoys his presentations. He will speak Friday evening, Saturday morning and after lunch…

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