Shabbaton with Rutgers University Professor Gary Rendsburg, Ph.D.

Congregation Agudath Israel 20 Academy Road, Caldwell, NJ

Congregation Agudath Israel, Caldwell. Rendsburg will present three lectures on his new book, “How the Bible is Written.” On Jan. 24, following 5:30 services, dinner will be held followed by a lecture, “Reading Creation: Genesis 1.” On Jan. 25, at 1 p.m., he will speak at Lunch ’n’ Learn on “Genesis 29: The Story of […]


Cozy Family PJ Shabbat Service

Temple B'nai Abraham 300 E Northfield Rd, Livingston, NJ

Temple B’nai Abraham, Livingston, 5:30 p.m. For families with children in K-second grade and their siblings, followed by a free pizza dinner. RSVP to Brenda Small at or 973-994-3950. Visit for more information.

Shabbat dinner

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

Temple Emanu-El, Edison, will hold a Shabbat Dinner and Service on Friday, Jan. 24, at 6 p.m. Cost is $18 adults, $12 ages 7-14, $36 maximum per family. Call 732-549-4442.

$18 – $36

LIV Super Bowl Family Shabbat Dinner

Congregation Agudath Israel 20 Academy Road, Caldwell, NJ

Congregation Agudath Israel, Caldwell, 5:45 p.m. Services will be followed by a tailgate-type dinner with games and contests; wear your favorite team jersey. Cost is $20 adults/children 13+; $10, children 3-12; free for ages 2 and under; $54 maximum per family. RSVP by Jan. 24 at or contact or 973-226-3600.


TBS Super Bowl Shabbat Dinner Program

Temple Beth Shalom 193 E Mt Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ

Temple Beth Shalom, Livingston, 5:45 p.m. Shabbat dinner and services. Cost is $18 adults; $10 children (under 11); BYO kosher wine or beer. Register at or contact 973-992-3600 or

$10 – $18

Choral Shabbat

Temple B’nai Abraham 300 E Northfield Rd, Livingston, NJ

Temple B’nai Abraham, Livingston, 6:30 p.m. Featuring professional quartet and organist Sándor Szabó and honoring the legacy of composer Gershon Kingsley with pieces from his 1990 Friday night service “Shiru L’Adonai: Sing to God!” Contact or 973-994-2290 or visit

Women’s League Shabbat

Adath Israel Congregation 1958 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ

The Women’s League at Adath Israel Congregation, Lawrenceville, will lead Friday evening services along with clergy members on Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. An oneg will follow the service. To participate, contact Peggy Shapiro at or Jan Berger at Call 609-896-4977 or go to

Beth El Synagogue Scholar in Residence Weekend Kiddush Lunch

Beth El Synagogue 50 Maple Stream Rd, East Windsor, NJ

On Saturday, February 1, 2020, at 12:15 pm, Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor will be sponsoring a Shabbat Kiddush after services, during their Scholar in Residence weekend. During the Kiddush, participate in a discussion, “Riding with the Tide: Strategies for Swimming in the Sea of the Talmud” facilitated by visiting scholar, Rabbi Elliot Goldberg. […]

Musical Shabbaton

East Brunswick Jewish Center 511 Ryders Ln, East Brunswick, NJ

East Brunswick Jewish Center will host Rutgers University’s Kol Halayla a cappella group for a Shabbat Shira Shabbaton. Programming includes enhanced Kabbalat Shabbat services and Shabbat dinner; on Saturday, a Shabbat service will be held with singing, and the group will perform at a 7:30 p.m. concert. To register, go to or contact

Artist in Residence Shabbat

Temple Ner Tamid 936 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ

Temple Ner Tamid, Bloomfield, 6 p.m. Featuring the Stonewall Chorale, the first gay and lesbian chorus in the U.S., who will sing at 6:30 Shabbat services. A potluck dairy dinner will follow, followed by a concert at 8. Call 973-338-1500. 

Tu B’Shvat Celebration

Morristown Jewish Center 177 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, NJ

Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael, 6:15 p.m. Shabbat services, dinner, and seder. Cost is $15 adults, $10 children 5-12, free for children under 5. RSVP to

$10 – $15

5 Senses of Judaism — Tu B’Shvat

Congregation Beth HaTikvah 36 Chatham Rd, Summit, NJ

Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit, 9:30-11 a.m. Program for children age 5 and under and their parents (older siblings welcome). Free; RSVP to or go to

“Shalom Shabbat” PJ Party for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Kol Rina 60 Valley Street, South Orange, NJ

Share a sweet bedtime adventure and celebrate Tu B'Shevat, birthday of the trees. Event will include a light supper, bedtime songs and puppet show, and a Shalom Shabbat Havdalah ceremony. Recommended ages 3-9 with a grown-up. All are welcome. For more information and rsvp's, contact:


Young Family Tu B’Shvat Holiday Workshop

B’nai Shalom 300 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ

B’nai Shalom, West Orange, 11 a.m.-noon. Register at or call 973-731-0160, ext. 208.

Tu b’Shvat seder

Wilentz Senior Residence 360 Demott Ln, Somerset, NJ

Raritan Valley Hadassah will hold a Tu b’Shvat seder facilitated by Rabbi Bryan Kinzbrunner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Wilentz Senior Residence in Somerset. Children are welcome; couvert is $5, with sponsorships available for $18, $54, $72, and $136. RSVP to Marnie Kean at 732-816-4712 or