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756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
908-352-8375

July 2018

Memory Café

July 24, 2018 , 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090

Senior Resource Center, Lavy House, Westfield, noon-2 p.m. Kosher lunch and social activities and entertainment for individuals with early to moderate Alzheimer’s Disease/dementia, and their care partners. The center is a joint venture between Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, Temple Emanu-El of Westfield, and The Westfield United Fund. RSVP to Naomi Kreutzer at 908-352-8375.

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August 2018

Mindfulness

August 21, 2018 , 11:30 pm - August 22, 2018 , 1:00 am
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090

Temple Emanu-El in Edison will hold a free workshop, “Using Mindfulness to Build Resilience and Well-Being,” on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7:30-9 p.m. Teacher Tracy Fink will share the tools of neuroscience, mindfulness, and emotional intelligence to provide practices for individual growth and development. The free event is appropriate for adults and older teens. Light refreshments will be served. Call 732-549-4442  or visit edisontemple.org.

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September 2018

Free Community Wide Selichot Program

September 2, 2018 , 12:00 am
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090

Join us for a night that ushers in the sacred themes of the High Holydays through community, reflection and prayer at Temple Emanu-El. Families are welcome to join us on Saturday, September 1 starting at 8:00 PM for Selichot. The evening will start at 8 PM with refreshments, followed by an interactive and fast-paced conversation led by Clergy from across Union County about some of the most fascinating texts that teach us about how we can listen, challenge and connect…

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Temple Emanu-El’s Religious School Opening Day

September 23, 2018 , 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090

It’s the start of so many of our conversations that we can actually forget why we’re asking and what it means to ask this question of ourselves. This is why we are excited to announce our congregational learning theme for 5779: “Sh’leimut – a journey toward wholeness, wellness, and inner wisdom”. Throughout the year, there will be opportunities for all ages to explore and promote the well-being of our bodies, minds, and souls. Let’s help one another become happier, healthier,…

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October 2018

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kroloff

October 15, 2018 , 3:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090

Informal and lively! Discussion topics will include contemporary events, films of Jewish and general interest, spiritual issues, aging wisely, family concerns, the rabbi’s “struggles,” Israel, the American Jewish community, and recent developments in Jewish life. Join us on October 15 as we discuss, “What is the Future for Non-Orthodox Jews in America?” A delicious complimentary lunch will be offered. Donations to support this program are welcome. Kindly direct them to the Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff Fund for Jewish Learning. Please…

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Westfield Hadassah

October 22, 2018 , 4:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

The community is welcome ‪on Monday, October 22, at 12 noon‬ to attend the Westfield Chapter of Hadassah's monthly meeting at Temple Emanuel in Greifer Sacks Hall. The program will be two members of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom sharing their thoughts. The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom builds strong relationships between Muslim and Jewish women based on developing trust and respect and ending anti-Muslim and anti-Jewish sentiment. Adla Karim, originally from Egypt, and Marsha Malberg, from Somerset, members of the…

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November 2018

Shabbat Alive! Service

November 10, 2018 , 12:00 am
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

Join us for a musical, family friendly Shabbat experience!

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Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kroloff

November 12, 2018 , 4:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

Informal and lively! Discussion topics will include contemporary events, films of Jewish and general interest, spiritual issues, aging wisely, family concerns, the Rabbi's 'struggles", Israel, the American Jewish community, and recent developments in Jewish life. A delicious complimentary lunch will be offered. Donations to support this program are welcome. Kindly direct them to the Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff Fund for Jewish Learning.

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Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Kroloff – After Pittsburgh: Am I A Different Jew Today

November 12, 2018 , 4:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

Join us for a lunch and learn with Rabbi Kroloff! Discussion topics will include contemporary events, films of Jewish and general interest, spiritual issues, aging wisely, family concerns, the rabbi’s struggles, Israel, the American Jewish community, and recent developments in Jewish live. On Monday, November 12 we will discuss, “After Pittsburgh: Am I A Different Jew Today?”. A delicious and complimentary lunch will be offered. Donations to support this program are welcome. Kindly direct them to the Rabbi Charles A.…

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Count to a Thousand

November 16, 2018 , 12:30 am - 2:00 am
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free
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Count to a Thousand: Negotiating life as an Expat in Israel by Caroline Goldberg. All are welcome to join us on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 PM at Temple Emanu-El of Westfield, NJ as we welcome Caroline Goldberg Igra, art historian, author, and tri-athlete. She was born, bred and educated in the United States and has spent the last thirty years living in Israel. Her novel, Count to a Thousand tells the story of an American expatriate who constructs a…

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Tiny Tot Shabbat

November 17, 2018 , 2:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

Tiny Tot Shabbat (for children ages 2-6 and their families) This is a monthly Shabbat morning experience for young children and their families. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, snacks, a special craft activity, and lots of fun! This event is free and open to the public - membership is not required for Tiny Tot Shabbat!

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“Stories My Friends Love To Hear”

November 19, 2018 , 5:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

Westfield Hadassah member Joellen Bard will discuss her book entitled, "Stories My Friends Love To Hear" and keep us in stitches with awe inspiring stories, coincidences or strange events. Everyone is welcome at Westfield Hadassah meeting ‪on Monday, November 19 at noon‬ in Temple Emanu-El Greiffer Sacks Hall. Please bring your lunch and enjoy coffee, tea and delicious desserts. Free. Call 908-654-5508.

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December 2018

Navigating Cancer

December 19, 2018 , 12:30 am
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
cancer

Navigating a cancer experience or living with a chronic disease can be debilitating and challenging. Often we feel greater stress, fatigue, anxiety and, more importantly, we feel alone. We are offering the four workshops designed as stand-alone topics but they are collectively integrated. Join us and learn tools and strategies to create a better survivorship program and come meet others with similar experiences. This course is taught by Wendy Van Besien.

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January 2019

Shabbat B’yachad at Temple Emanu-El

January 5, 2019 , 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
$180

A Special Learning Series for Families with Children in Grades K – 2 Temple Emanu-El is proud to introduce B’yachad Academy, a special learning series for families with children in grades K-2. Led by our skilled educators and clergy, B’yachad Academy is an opportunity for you and your child to grow Jewishly in a fun and interactive environment. Join families just like yours in experiencing Jewish traditions and strengthening Jewish values. Temple Membership is not required! Sessions are open to…

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An Evening with Lila Kagedan

January 13, 2019 , 11:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free
www.lesliebarbaro.com

Join Rabbi Lila Kagedan, the first female Rabbi hired by an Orthodox synagogue, for a special evening where she will speak about her personal journey to the rabbinate, as well as the halachic basis supporting women in the rabbinate. The evening will be a combination of text, personal narrative and Q&A. A light dinner will be served. Please RSVP at: https://tewnj.org/rabbi-lila-kagedan

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February 2019

Navigating Cancer

February 6, 2019 , 12:30 am
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
cancer

Treatment has ended -- now what?

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Temple Emanu-El’s Jewish Disability Awareness Acceptance and Inclusion Shabbat

February 22, 2019 , 10:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
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February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion month! Help us celebrate the diversity of our community and together, create an inclusive Shabbat experience for all. We are proud to welcome our guest speaker: author and Jewish educator Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer. Following services, join us for dinner and special program that Gabby will facilitate. Dinner Costs: Membership Rate Children: $15 Adults: $25 Not-Yet Member Rate Children: $18 Adults: $30 If the cost of the dinner is an issue, please speak with…

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“Famous and Infamous American-Jewish Women”

February 25, 2019 , 5:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090

Westfield Hadassah program at Temple Emanu-El, Westfield, noon, with guest speaker Susan Addelston. Bring lunch and pet food for donation to a shelter; coffee and tea will be served. Call 908-654-5508.

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March 2019

Temple Emanu-El’s Youth Learning & Engagement Open House

March 3, 2019 , 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
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Please join us on Sunday, March 3 from 8:45-10:45 AM. Come find out why students in our Youth Learning and Engagement Department have so much ruach (spirit). - Prospective families are welcome! Bring your friends and experience the magic at Temple Emanu-El! - Meet our Clergy, staff and faculty. - Learn about our curriculum and educational theme. - Find yourself at home! More information can be found on our website: https://tewnj.org/yle-open-house

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Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kroloff – Jewish values in 3 films and videos

March 18, 2019 , 3:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

Join us for a lunch and learn with Rabbi Kroloff! Discussion topics will include contemporary events, films of Jewish and general interest, spiritual issues, aging wisely, family concerns, the rabbi’s struggles, Israel, the American Jewish community, and recent developments in Jewish live. On Monday, March 18, join us as we discuss, "Jewish values (or absence thereof) in three films and videos: The Kominsky Method, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and the Green Book. A delicious and complimentary lunch will be offered.…

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Purim Service and Shpeil

March 20, 2019 , 11:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

Celebrate Purim with Temple Emanu-El! Join us for a Purim Service followed by a "Pirate Purim Shpeil". All are welcome!

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April 2019

Navigating Cancer

April 2, 2019 - April 3, 2019
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
cancer

The over-looked caregiver

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Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kroloff

April 8, 2019 , 3:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

Join us for a lunch and learn with Rabbi Kroloff! Discussion topics will include contemporary events, films of Jewish and general interest, spiritual issues, aging wisely, family concerns, the rabbi’s struggles, Israel, the American Jewish community, and recent developments in Jewish live. A delicious and complimentary lunch will be offered. Donations to support this program are welcome. Kindly direct them to the Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff Fund for Jewish Learning. On April 8, Rabbi Kroloff will lead a discussion on "The…

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May 2019

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kroloff – Judaism for non-believers

May 13, 2019 , 3:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free

Join us for a lunch and learn with Rabbi Kroloff! Discussion topics will include contemporary events, films of Jewish and general interest, spiritual issues, aging wisely, family concerns, the rabbi’s struggles, Israel, the American Jewish community, and recent developments in Jewish lives. A delicious and complimentary lunch will be offered. Monday, May 13 at 11:30 AM Please join us as we have a dialogue with US Representative Tom Malinowski (NJ 7th CD). Donations to support this program are welcome. Kindly direct them…

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Yossi Klein Halevi at Temple Emanu-El

May 15, 2019 , 11:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Yossi Klein

Prizewinning Israeli author Yossi Klein Halevi, a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, will discuss the future relationship between American Jews and Israel. In his 2013 book, Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation, Halevi interweaves the stories of a group of 1967 paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem, tracing the history of Israel and the divergent ideologies shaping it from the Six-Day War to the present. His new book, Letters…

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Mostly Music Chamber Music Concert

May 19, 2019 , 7:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
$35

Temple Emanu-El, Westfield, 3:30 p.m. Featuring the entire Schubert Quintet for Strings in C Major and D’Ambrosio Suite for Strings. Cost is $35, free for those under 21. Visit mostlymusic.org or call 908-789-8578.

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July 2019

Summer Tot Shabbat

July 19, 2019 , 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090
Free
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Experience the joys of Shabbat with music and song. Join us for a special Summer Tot Shabbat and meet Rabbi Rebecca Gutterman! Program geared toward families with young children. All are welcome!

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September 2019

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kroloff

September 16, 2019 , 3:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090

Informal and lively! Discussion topics will include contemporary events, films of Jewish and general interest, spiritual issues, aging wisely, family concerns, the rabbi’s “struggles,” Israel, the American Jewish community, and recent developments in Jewish life. Donations to support this program are welcome. Kindly direct them to the Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff Fund for Jewish Learning. On Monday, September 16 at 11:30 AM we’ll be discussing: Judaism for Non-Believers.

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Tiny Tot Services at Temple Emanu-El of Westfield

September 30, 2019 , 7:00 pm
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Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090

Families with young children are welcome to worship at Temple Emanu-El of Westfield for the High Holydays. A special Rosh Hashanah Tiny Tot Service will be held on Monday, September 30 at 3:00 PM and a Yom Kippur Tiny Tot Service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 2 PM. Formerly known as “Family Services”, Tiny Tot Services are geared toward pre-readers, with an age-appropriate picture prayer book, songs and stories. It is a lively, celebratory experience intended to…

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October 2019

Tiny Tot Services at Temple Emanu-El of Westfield

October 9, 2019 , 10:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Temple Emanu-El, 756 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ 07090

Families with young children are welcome to worship at Temple Emanu-El of Westfield for the High Holydays. A special Rosh Hashanah Tiny Tot Service will be held on Monday, September 30 at 3:00 PM and a Yom Kippur Tiny Tot Service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 2 PM. Formerly known as “Family Services”, Tiny Tot Services are geared toward pre-readers, with an age-appropriate picture prayer book, songs and stories. It is a lively, celebratory experience intended to…

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