Your Weekly News and Updates
Week of November 8, 2019
Live Stream
If you are not able to join us for Shabbat or Holiday services,
you can go to www.thejewishcenter.org to watch the service live.
Friday November 8 - Friday November 15
Friday, November 8 - Candle Lighting is at 4:29pm
6:30pm - Kabbalat Shabbat Service - Sanctuary

Saturday, November 9 - Parashat Lekh L’kha
8:45am - Bible BaBoker - Adult Library
9:30am - Shabbat Morning Service - Sanctuary
No Religious School - Teachers Convention.
10am - Havurah Minyan - Davening Service - Adult Library
Yasher Koach to those reading Torah and Haftarah this Shabbat
Cantor Jeff Warschauer
Jose Matiella
Jane LeGrange
Adam Scheer
Sunday, November 10
9:00am - Morning Minya n - Beit Midrash
No Religious School or Adult Hebrew.
Monday, November 11 - Veterans Day
The Jewish Center's Office is closed.
Tuesday, November 12
4pm - Religious School - 4pm
7:30pm - EC Meeting - Adult Library
Wednesday, November 13
7am - Morning Minyan - Beit Midrash
12:15pm - Adult Ed - Talmud Study Group - Adult Library
1:30pm - Adult Ed - Yiddish Reading Group - Adult Library
6pm - #Sulam
8pm - "How the Bible Is Written" with Prof. Gary Rendsburg, PH.D. - Social Hall
8pm - Men's Club - Torah on Tap - Palace of Asia in Kingston
Thursday, November 14
7:30pm - LaShir Rehearsal - Beit Midrash
7:30pm - School and Youth Committee Meeting - Youth Lounge
Friday, November 15 - Candle Lighting is at 4:23pm
6:30pm - Kabbalat Shabbat Service - Beit Midrash
Kristallnacht Remembered
81 YEARS AGO: THE NAZI 'NIGHT OF BROKEN GLASS' POGRAM
November 9 - 10
1938
The interior of the Fasanenstrasse Synagogue in Berlin after Kristallnacht
ADULT PROGRAMS
Schedule follows the Religious School Sunday calendar.
For placement and further information regarding registration, contact Edna Bryn-Noiman at
edna.bryn@gmail.com.

ADULT HEBREW CLASSES

SUNDAYS AT THE TIMES LISTED UNLESS OTHERWISE ADVISED

Beginning Hebrew: 11am - 12pm
Intermediate Hebrew: 9am - 10am
Advanced Hebrew: 10am - 11am




JEWS, BUDDHISTS, AND RELIGIOUS CHANGE IN THE UNITED STATES
WITH
EMIL SIGALOW, PH.D.

Tuesday, November 12
at 7:30PM
Yiddish Reading Group
Wednesdays Nov. 13 * 1:30pm
Yiddish is alive and well. Join this class in reading Yiddish literature aloud. For more information, contact Ziona Silverman, 732-329-1069 


HOW THE BIBLE IS WRITTEN
WITH
PROF. GARY RENDSBURG, PH.D.

Wednesdays, November 13 & 20
at 8pm
Saturdays * 10:15am - will resume in the New Year.
A lay-led, all-ages, youth-friendly, davening-focused service that is simultaneously serious and relaxed, formal and informal. The name is intended to suggest service is "by us" - and "us" is diverse.
Examining Racism
Sundays, November 17 & 24
Open to TJC members - no registration fee
Enrollment is limited to 14 participants
Tuesday, Nov.19 * 7:30pm
Future dates:
11/19 - Deborah Prinz, On the Chocolate Trail
12/17 - Rebecca Makkai, The Great Believers
1/21 - Marie Benedict, The Only Woman in the Room
2/18 - Jennifer Weiner, Mrs. Everything
3/17 - Dara Horn, A Guide for the Perplexed
Nosh & Drosh
Thursdays, 9:30- 11am

Drop in for a morning of schmoozing, discussing, connecting.

Questions? Contact the "Nosh & Drosh" Co-chairs: Lauren Neufeld 908-216-1412 , laurenhneufeld@gmail.com or Cynthia Neufeld 908-359-8440, cneufeld1@comcast.net
Meet at Bon Appetit in the
Princeton Shopping Center
November 21
December 19
January 16
February 20
March 19
April 23
May 21
June 18
Saturday, Nov. 23 * 10am - study
The Havurah Minyan meets twice a month from 10-12 and then joins the rest of the congregation for kiddush. On the 2nd Shabbat of each month is a "traditional service" and on the 4th Shabbat is a "study service."
Mindful Prayer / Meditation Mincha
led by Ruth Goldston
4pm
Savor your prayer experience using mindfulness meditation techniques to focus on words, texts, and ideas associated with the Shabbat afternoon or weekday service.
Dates
December 7
January 4
Torah on Tap
8pm

Join us for our monthly gathering of Torah on Tap. Share good food, great conversation, and of course a beer! The Rabbi leads our discussion of critical topics in our Jewish lives.

December 18
at Palace of Asia, 4591 Route 27 in Kingston

Open to the Community
Great Minds Salon
Thursday, Dec. 19 * 8pm

Featuring Joseph Straus, Ph.D. / D.M.A. speaking about "Listening to Modern Music"
The Jewish Center's "Great Minds" Salon is a speaker series fashioned after the 1900's era Paris Salon hosted by Jewish author Gertrude Stein, which regularly brought together the brightest artists and thinkers of that era to discuss their latest work.
NEXT SHABBAT - NOVEMBER 15
DON'T MISS SHALOM SHABBAT
SHABBAT KATAN
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17
(Part I)
TO TJC MEMBERS - NO FEE BUT ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED
OnStage Seniors: A Community Project of McCarter Theatre creates documentary performances that explore the stories and issues of our community.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THESE DECEMBER EVENTS
Sunday, December 8
1-4:30pm
$18 for TJC members and $25 for non-members
Tuesday, December 10
7:30-9:30pm
TJC members: $10 / non-members: $15
CHANUKAH HAPPENINGS
TJC invites everyone to participate in building our first CAN-ORAH.
"CAN-ORAH" - a Chanukah menorah built entirely of canned food!
All contributions will go directly to the JFCS Food Pantry.
Bring cans of kosher food items to TJC from
December 1 - December 15,
then watch the "can-orah" grow every day as it is built on our Facebook site:
www.facebook.com/thejewishcenter.org
Don't forget to "like" us!
Please join us for Palmer Square’s Annual
Chanukah Celebration!
A pre-Chanukah celebration sponsored by Palmer Square and
The Jewish Center
Led by Rabbi Adam Feldman and Cantor Jeff Warschauer
Enjoy holiday food and live music – a free event open to the community
Location: in front of Mediterra Restaurant on Hulfish Street
Welcome to #Sulam,
Our New Hebrew High School Program
YOUNG FAMILIES
SOCIAL ACTION

 Casseroles for TASK
Please support the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
You can support TASK by preparing a vegetarian/fish/dairy casserole and dropping it off at The Jewish Center.

Your contribution of a casserole will make a difference in someone's life.


For questions please contact
Lew Gantwerk -  lgantwerk@verizon.net
or
 Abigail Rose -  abigailros@gmail.com
COMMUNITY EVENTS
JFCS - Holiday Boutique - Monday, November 11 - 11am - 7pm
Dozens of vendors, artists, and crafters read more
Rutgers Jewish Film Festival - Thru November 17 read more
LaShir, the Jewish Community Choir of Princeton , is actively seeking experienced singers for its 2019-2020 season. Rehearsals take place on Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:15 p.m. at The Jewish Center. For more information, contact Marsha at 347-782-2746 or LaShirDirector@gmail.com .
SHABBAT GREETERS NEEDED
The Jewish Center is committed to providing a warm, welcoming, and safe Shabbat experience for our congregants and guests. Please sign up to be a Shabbat greeter. Responsibilities include welcoming people to services while monitoring who is entering the building. There are two shifts each Shabbat, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. and then from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. We need two people per shift, one for the main entrance and one for the for the parking-lot entrance.
Please contact Beatrice Bloom at (609) 577-2989 if you can volunteer.