TJC Weekly  Chadashot  (Newsletter)
          
Week of May 19
   
We now have the ability to  Live Stream  our Shabbat and Holidays services. If you are not able to be with us, you can go to  www.thejewishcenter.org  t o watch the service live. 

Friday, May 17 - Candle Lighting is 7:52pm 
5:45pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Katan   read more
Youth Lounge
6:30pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services

Following Services - Potluck Dinner - Hangout with Cantor Jeff  read more
Beit Midrash

Adult Library

Saturday, May 18 - Parashat Emor
8:45am
Bible BaBoker  read more
Adult Library
9:30am
Shabbat Morning Services / Bar Mitzvah of   Zander Silverman-Dultz
Sanctuary
9:30am
Shabbat School 
Beit Midrash
10am
Kulanu Minyan
Adult Library

Todah Rabah and Mazal Tov To
Michelle Silverman-Dultz and Rachel Dultz for sponsoring the Kiddush in honor of their son  Zander being called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah.
 
Yasher Koach to those reading Torah and Haftarah this Shabbat
Judi Fleitman Marc Seldin
Sara Bucholtz Hollis Seldin
Mindy Langer Michelle Silverman-Dultz
Sylvia Dultz Zander Silverman-Dultz

Sunday, May 19
9am
Morning Minyan
Beit Midrash
9am
Religious School - Last Day

9:00am
Chesed Fair 
Social Hall
12:45pm
TJC Mini Mitzvah Corp: Princeton Scavenger Hunt
Meet inside the School Bldg.
4pm
Tichon BBQ
Jessica's Garden
7pm
Annual Congregational Meeting
Social Hall
 
Monday, May 20
9:45am
70th Anniversary Committee Meeting
Adult Library

The Jewish Center's Offices Are Otherwise Closed.


Tuesday, May 21
7:30pm
TJC Book Club: Sisters In-law by Linda Hirshman

Beit Midrash

Wednesday, May 22
7am
Morning Minyan
Beit Midrash
9am
TJC Bus trip to the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education in Lincroft, NJ
12:15pm
Adult Ed: Talmud Study Group
Adult Library
1:30pm
Adult Ed: Yiddish Reading Group
Adult Library

Thursday, May 23
7:30pm
Women's Struggle for Equality in a Jewish & Democratic Israel - Co-sponsored by JCW  read more
Social Hall
7:30pm
LASHIR Rehearsal
Beit Midrash

Friday, May 24- Candle Lighting is 7:58pm 
6:30pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Beit MIdrash
THIS SHABBAT AT THE JEWISH CENTER
Annual Congregational meeting
Sunday, May 19, 2019
7:00 PM - Social Hall
AGENDA:
D'var Torah
President's Report
*Budget Presentation and Vote
Nominating Committee
Report & Vote
Refreshments
We hope to see you at the meeting!
*Note there is a deficit of $44,990 that will be covered by a $50,000 Homeland Security grant we are currently awaiting receipt of.
MORE HAPPENINGS AT TJC

Please join us for what promises to be a thought provoking series. If you can't make it to all sessions, that's not a problem. Each session will stand on its own. Please call or email the office to register (vgarrison@thejewishcenter.org or 609-921-0100 Ext. 200). PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. 


Thursdays
5/23 & 5/30 @7:30pm
Women's Struggle for Equality in a Jewish and Democratic Israel-Co-sponsored by JCW
Sat. June 1
9:30am
Shabbat of Appreciation
Sanctuary
Tues. June 4
7:30pm
Mindful Prayer / Meditation Mincha led by Ruth Goldston


Thurs. June 6
8pm
Great Minds Salon featuring Cathy Quartner Bailey

Fri. June 7
6pm
Shalom Shabbat-Welcome Shabbat with Friends-Wine & Cheese Reception

Sat. June 8
7pm-midnight

Tikkun Leyl Shavuot READ MORE
Sun. June 9
9:30am

Shavuot Morning Services
Sanctuary
Mon. June 10
9:30am
Shavuot Morning Services and Yizkor
Sanctuary
Fri. June 14
5:45pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Katan Summer Services  READ MORE
Youth Lounge
ADULT PROGRAMS

Sat. May 18* 8:45am - Adult Library 
Bible BaBoker
Join us every Shabbat for a discussion of the weekly Torah portion. Through lively exploration of the Torah's many wonderful (and often challenging) stories and themes, we look to understand how we may apply its life lessons to ourselves in the present.
New participants are always welcome regardless of any prior background.

To be added to the BBB mailing list or for questions, contact Michael Goldin mmgold18@yahoo.com

Wed. May 22 *12:15pm 
Talmud Study Class
Talmud text studied in translation. For more information contact Neil Litt neillitt@outlook.com

Wed. May 22 * 1:30pm 
Yiddish Reading Group
Yiddish is alive and well. Join this class in reading Yiddish literature orally. For more information, contact Ziona Silverman 732-329-1069

Sat. June 15 * 10:00am - Adult Library
Kulanu Minyan
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.  read more

Thurs. June 20 * 9:30am-11am - Bon Appetit (Princeton Shopping Center)
JCW - Nosh & Drosh
Drop in for a morning of schmoozing, discussion, connecting and inclusion. The format will include a combination of guest leaders and self-guided discussions. 

Sat. * 10am - Adult Library (Will Meet Again in September)
Havurah Minyan - read more
The Havurah meets twice a month from 10-12 and then joins the rest of the congregation for kiddush. On the 2nd Shabbat of each month there is a "traditional service" and on the 4th Shabbat there is a "study service". 
RELIGIOUS SCHOOL NEWS
YOUNG FAMILIES




TIKKUN LEYL SHAVUOT
JOIN US ON JUNE 8
FOR AN EXCITING EVENING OF LEARNING
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Shabbat Greeters Needed - Can You Help?
Want to be a Greeter but not quite sure what to do? Sign up for one of our Greeter Training Sessions (Tuesdays, 6-8pm on 5/14, 5/21 and 5/28 or Sunday, 10-12pm  on 6/2).  Other dates will be added as 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 2 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 2 people per shift, one for the main entrance, and the other for the parking lot entrance.

Want to be a Greeter but not quite sure what to do?  Sign up for one of our Greeter Training Sessions (Tuesdays 6-8PM on 5/14, 5/21 and 5/28 or Sunday 10-12 on 6/2).    Other dates will be added as needed.

Thank you for volunteering.  If you have any questions please contact Beatrice Bloom at (609) 577-2989.

MEMBERSHIP

SOCIAL ACTION 
     
      Casseroles for TASK

Please support the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
 
By preparing a vegetarian/fish/dairy casserole
And dropping it off at TJC

Your contribution of a casserole will make 
a difference in someone's life.
  • Follow one of the recipes listed below, check the website for additional recipes (www.thejewishcenter.org/Participate-With-Us/Social-Action)or use your own recipe.
  • Aluminum tins and pre-printed labels are available in the TJC office or use your own disposable tin.
  • After you bake your casserole, BE SURE TO COVER WITH SEVERAL LAYERS OF ALUMINUM FOIL. Freeze.  Then put the casserole in a plastic bag and bring to TJC's dairy freezer (kitchen on the left).
  • To make sorting easier for our deliverer, print a label (www.thejewishcenter.org/Participate-With-Us/Social-Action), mark the checkoff box for "Tuna," "Bean/Lentil," Pasta/Cheese" or "Other" and tape to your casserole.
Questions:  Contact Deborah Marinsky  debmarin@gmail.com  609-306-1405

COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • 5/30 - Book Signing at TJC - Rabbi Emeritus Dov Peretz Elkins just published two fascinating volumes about his half-century of serving as a Rabbi  read more
  • 6/2 - LASHIR Concert - 2pm at Hillman Hall at Westminister Choir College read more
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