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Chanukah Cooking Demonstration

The Jewish Center Princeton 435 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ

Chanukah Cooking Demonstration with Susie Fishbein, Author of the Kosher by Design cookbook series. Join us for a cooking demonstration and tasting with Susie Fishbein, author of the Kosher by Design cookbook series, as she creates a Chanukah-themed dinner. Susie’s books will be available for sale and will make great Chanukah gifts for you or […]

$36 – $54

Young Family Chanukah Workshop

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

B’nai Shalom, West Orange, 11 a.m.-noon. RSVP to principal@bnaishalom.net or 973-731-0160, ext. 208.

“Worrier to Warrior”

Chabad of West Orange 401 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, New Jersey

Chabad of West Orange, 7:30 p.m. Jewish Learning Institute course on relationships; Chanukah refreshments will be served. Call 973-325-6311 or go to chabadwestorange.com.

Hebrew circle

Chug Ivrit, a group for intermediate to advanced Hebrew speakers sponsored by Raritan Valley Hadassah, will meet on Sunday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. at the home of Rachel Weintraub. RSVP to 732-819-9298 or rachel@weintraubworld.net.

Census implications

Temple Shalom - Reform 5 Ayrmont Lane, Aberdeen, NJ

The League of Women Voters of Monmouth County will present “Prepare to be Counted: The Implications of the 2020 Census,” 3-5 p.m. at Temple Shalom, Aberdeen. The program is free and open to the public. Go to lwvwesternmonmouth.org or call 732-566-2621.

“Genealogy Help Night”

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

On Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm, the Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor, Mercer County Genealogy Society presents “Genealogy Help Night”. Not sure where to start your genealogy search? Have you hit a brick wall in your research? This evening will consist of Genealogy Society members offering personalized brief help sessions. Bring your […]

Cooking with Food Intolerance

JCC of Central NJ 1391 Martine Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ

Cooking with Food Intolerance — Everyday Detox Promoting Good Gut Health with Fana Horenbein JCC of Central NJ, Scotch Plains, 7-9 p.m. Class addresses gluten-free, dairy-free, and soy-free cooking; not suitable for individuals with Celiac Disease or other severe medical conditions or allergies; nut/nut butters may be used. Cost is $45, $36 members. RSVP by […]

$36 – $45

Advanced Torah reading

Adath Israel Congregation 1958 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ

An advanced Torah reading class will be taught by Rabbi Benjamin Adler on Thursday, Jan. 23, 7:30-9 p.m. at Adath Israel Congregation, Lawrenceville. The course is designed for those who are proficient in the Torah trope system but would like to move toward mastery. Call 609-896-4977 or go to adathisraelnj.org.

Judaism’s Gifts to the World

Chabad of West Orange 401 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, New Jersey

Six-week Jewish Learning Institute course sponsored by Chabad of West Orange, 7:30-9 p.m. Register at chabadwestorange.com/jli, 973-325-6311, or rsvp@chabadwestorange.com.

“ReIntro to Judaism”

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

Temple B’nai Abraham, Livingston, 8 p.m. With Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg. This session will explore Jewish belief in the afterlife and customs around death. This class will be taught via Zoom (a video conferencing tool); register at tbanj.org/reintro-to-judaism or 973-994-2290.

Recurring

Entering the World of Talmud with Rabbi Charlie Popky

White Meadow Temple 153 White Meadow Rd #1, Rockaway, NJ

Four Tuesdays at 7:30PM: Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11 & Feb. 18 Many were astounded that over 90,000 people filled MetLife stadium for the Siyyum ha-Shas, the completion of the 7½ year daily study of Talmud. And that’s not including the thousands that participated in similar celebrations around the world! What is this incredible […]

Free

Beginners Yiddish

Adath Shalom 841 Mountain Way, Morris Plains, NJ

Adath Shalom, Morris Plains, 11 a.m. Eight-session class; participants should know Hebrew letter sounds. Cost is $55 for non-members. RSVP to Ellen Muraskin at ellen.muraskin@gmail.com.

$55

Census hiring

Jewish Family Service of Somerset 150 W High St # A, Somerville, NJ

“The 2020 Census is Here and The Federal Government is Hiring” will be presented by Marvin Joss, partnership specialist, U.S. Census Bureau, at a job seekers success group on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 7-9 p.m. at Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties, Somerville. RSVP to Elise Prezant at 908-725-7799, ext. 108, or eprezant@JewishFamilySvc.org.

Victorian Pressed Flower Valentine Workshop

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton St, Princeton, NJ

Valentine’s Day is coming - what better time to learn to create Victorian-style Valentines with Morven’s Curator of Education Debra Lampert-Rudman? Learn the “love language” of flowers, enjoy an illustrated powerpoint on Victorian pressed flowers, and create Valentines of your own special design suitable for framing. All pressed flowers (many from Morven’s historic gardens), materials, […]

$20 – $30
Recurring

The History and Practice of Islam with Imam Adeyinka Muhammad Mendes

The Jewish Center Princeton 435 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ

THREE-SESSION MINI-SERIES SUNDAYS, FEBRUARY 9TH AND 23RD; AND MARCH 8TH, 4:00-6:00 PM This three-session class will present an overview of Islam. • The first class will focus on central beliefs, the pillars of Islamic practice, and core aspects of spirituality. • The second class will look at Muslim history as part of world history, including […]

Free