Aging humor

JCC of Middlesex County 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ

National Council of Jewish Women-Metro Jersey Section and the JCC of Middlesex County will hold a cabaret show and light brunch, “Aging Schmaging,” featuring entertainer Naomi Miller, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the JCC in Edison. Registration is required. Cost is $18 until March 10; $25 until March 17. Contact 732-494-3232 or

$18 – $25

Shabbat Night Live

Temple Shalom - Reform 5 Ayrmont Lane, Aberdeen, NJ

Temple Shalom of Aberdeen will hold a musical Shabbat service at 7:45 p.m. with Elana Arian, a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and recording artist who has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Tanglewood, and at the White House under President Barack Obama. Contact Margo Wolfson at

‘Beyond The Ghetto Gates’

Congregation Beth Ohr, Old Bridge, will present author Michelle Cameron discussing her soon-to-be-released book, “Beyond the Ghetto Gates,” on Sunday, May 31, at 1 p.m. The novel is set in 1796, a turbulent period when Napoleon marched into Italy and opened up the ghetto gates, freeing the Jews who had long been trapped behind them. […]


Passover stories

Mercer County Library: Robbinsville Branch 42 Robbinsville Allentown Rd, Robbinsville Twp, NJ

Passover Storytime, sponsored by Beth El Synagogue in East Windsor, will be held Thursday, April 2, at 4:45 p.m. at the Robbinsville Branch of the Mercer County Library. Pre-register beginning March 19 at


Adath Israel Congregation Online Events

Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, most synagogues and organizations have cancelled all in-person activities for the rest of the month. Some are offering online learning opportunities or plan to reschedule. Adath Israel Congregation, Lawrenceville, has moved its programs and events online through Zoom and Facebook Live, including Kabbalat Shabbat and Morning Minyan services. […]


Nefesh Mountain concert on Facebook Live

NEFESH MOUNTAIN, a Montclair-based Jewish bluegrass band with international acclaim, is offering a free Facebook Live concert on Saturday evening, May 2, at 8 p.m. The concert is part of a series of six shows called “Songs of Love and Healing.” “These free concerts are our way of contributing to the world in the best […]

Shabbat Alive! (Online)

Temple Emanu-El, Edison, will hold a musical, family-friendly livestreamed service at 7 p.m. Go to

RPRY virtual gala

Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, Edison, will laud guests of honor Rachel and Mark Stein and community service award recipients Shifra and David Zelingher at “Bridges: Creating Connections,” a virtual gala, on Sunday, June 14, at 8 p.m. The event will feature a performance by stand-up comedian Ashley Blaker and an interactive “Kahoot” game about RPRY […]


Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI) will begin Camp@Home, for children in preschool through second grade, on Monday, June 15. Camp counselors will guide families through a mini day-camp experience in the mornings, 9-11:15 or 9-9:30 a.m. (sing-along only). The 10-week camp will be broken into flexible one-week modules with regular programming and special activities. Campers and […]

RESISTANCE: Film Discussion with Jesse Eisenberg

Long before he rose to international fame as a mime, Marcel Marceau put his fledgling career as an artist on hold to spirit Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied France. Watch the extraordinary new film Resistance about that little-known chapter of Marceau’s life, and then join our discussion with the film’s star, Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), […]

Zoom Bingo Night! (Online)

Sponsored by Temple Emanu-El, Edison, and held at 8 p.m. Go to and enter password: temple.

PJ Library Hebrew Summer Fun (Online)

A five-session Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ program for children 3-5 and their families will be held via Zoom through Aug. 14, 9:30 a.m. Morah Gayle Kaplan of Temple Shaari Emeth preschool will teach the Hebrew alphabet, numbers, body parts, and more through games and songs. The series costs $25 per family. Contact […]


Virtual film fest

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC), in cooperation with Menemsha Films, will hold the virtual Israel-Jewish International Film Festival from July 19 to Aug. 13. Opening July 19 with the exclusive North American premiere of “Asia,” starring Shira Haas from Netflix’s “Unorthodox,” the festival features 10 award-winning films from Israel, Hungary, Norway, Germany, and France. […]