Check out the JFamily Calendar for family High Holiday services, programs, and more!! n
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All events are open to the community!
Sunday
16
September
Easy Jewish Family Fun's New York Big Apple Adventure
266 Woodport Rd., Sparta
12:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore NYC through Rosh Hashana music, stories and holiday related art projects. Best for ages 3 - 7.
Magnetic Family Experience at Genius Gems
SUNDAY
7
October
Genius Gems Family Event
Genius Gems
215 Millburn Ave., Millburn
4 - 6 p.m.
Join us as we as spend the afternoon at Genius Gems, a new STEM-based play space, exploring, creating, and innovating through a Jewish lens. Space is limited . Best for ages 3-8. Siblings welcome!
Sunday, September 23 - Sukkot Fall Festival for Families
1 - 3 p.m. Camp Deeny Riback, 208 Flanders-Netcong Rd., Flanders
Sunday, October 7 - FILM: Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
7 - 8:30 p.m., Maurice Levin Theater @ JCC, 760 Northfield Ave., WO
2 - 5 p.m., 1391 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains
Saturday, December 1 - Next Dor's Latke Vodka
Details coming soon!
Explaining Tashlich to Kids
Your five year-old loves tossing bread into the water—but how can he or she really understand what it means to “cast-off?” Use these tips and activities to explain this part of the High Holidays traditions in easy, age-appropriate terms. 
Quick Guide to Celebrating Rosh Hashanah with Kids
Make your Rosh Hashanah even more meaningful this year with these easy tips on how to celebrate with kids.
How to Welcome Guests into Your Home
Welcoming guests into your home doesn’t need to be complicated. Check out these tried and true kid-friendly tips that will help put everyone at ease during Sukkot, Shabbat, or any other time.
7 New Foods to Try This New Year
Enjoy tasting these yummy foods that hold special meaning during the New Year.
Join the PJ Our Way National Design Team
Does your child enjoy reading books, making videos, interviewing authors, and interacting with kids from across the U.S.? If so, encourage your child to apply for the PJ Our Way National Design Team !
PJ Our Way September Book Choices
There are four great choices for PJ Our Way members this month. Don’t forget to make your selections by September 10.
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
Hello PJ Library family!

We would like to wish a very warm welcome to all of our new PJ Library families and hope that while you are waiting to begin receiving PJ Library books, you'll enjoy the information in this monthly e-newsletter, and even attend some events! 

I work with an incredible group of professionals at  Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ  and together we can answer your questions:

Judaism Your Way

Adult Programs for Under 45ish
Rena Abrams , NextDor , (973) 929-2983

Hands On Volunteering For All Ages

Greater MetroWest ABLE, Inclusive Opportunities For All Children
Rebecca Wanatick , ABLE, (973) 929-3129

Tracy Levine, Camp, (973) 929-2970

Rebecca Hindin , Day Schools, (973) 929-2962

Whether you are new to the community or simply looking to make connections with other parents or families we are all here to help you along your Jewish journey any way we can. 
  
Be in touch with any of us - we'd love to hear from you!

Warmly, 
(973) 929-3128
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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS DONORS:
Maxine and Ted z"l Murnick, Klinghoffer Family Fund
and our Founding Funder: 
Paula and Jerry Gottesman Family Supporting Foundation