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Israeli Music Transports a JCCNNJ Audience

| FRI, FEB 14, 2020

On a recent cold winter’s night, our JCCNNJ audience was transported to the warm and sunny land of Israel through the music of the Israeli Artists Project. Seven young adult…

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Active Seniors Spread Holiday Cheer

| FRI, DEC 20, 2019

Check out our Seniors getting in the “holiday spirit”! On Thursday, December 19, our JCCNNJ Active Seniors gathered from around Bergen County to spread some holiday cheer. With their enthusiastic…

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JCCNNJ Mingles with Filmmaker in Ridgewood

| FRI, DEC 13, 2019

Ridgewood – The JCCNNJ Arts & Culture crowd gathered at the Office Tavern Grill in Ridgewood, NJ on October 21 to “mingle before the movie”. The event was designed to…

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Young Families Gather Together to Celebrate Hanukkah at the Library

| FRI, DEC 13, 2019

Glen Rock – In a room packed full with young kids and their parents, JCCNNJ co-hosted “Arts & Eats: Hanukkah at the Library” at the Glen Rock Public Library on…

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International Latke Cooking Class Sells Out

| FRI, DEC 13, 2019

At a sold-out event on Thursday, December 5, JCCNNJ community members learned to cook latkes with recipes from Syria, Italy and India, providing tastes of Jewish traditions from around the…

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Celebrating Chanukah with our Active Seniors

| THU, DEC 12, 2019

Fair Lawn – The JCCNNJ Active Seniors program celebrated Chanukah on Thursday with musical entertainment by the John Halsey Swing Trio, featuring Elaine Rachlin on vocals and Bill Wurtzel on…

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“Bar Mitzvah Boy” Captures the Hearts of the JCCNNJ Audience

| THU, OCT 24, 2019

At the JCCNNJ’s opening Arts & Culture event on October 24, our audience members experienced the story of “Bar Mitzvah Boy”, which was so funny and touching that it transported…

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Starting the New Year with Sweet Babka Bake

| WED, OCT 02, 2019

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, our Active Seniors gathered together to kick of the High Holiday season with a “Make & Take Babka Bake”. Their secret ingredient? Nutella! May everyone…

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Strong Hands, Warm Hearts: Sukkah Building 2019/5780

| WED, OCT 02, 2019

On Sunday, September 29, 2019, families from the JCCNNJ gathered together to pitch in and help build Sukkahs for families in need of a few strong hands and warm hearts.…

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Open Hearts Open Homes 2019 – Journal Entry #1: The teens arrive!

| TUE, AUG 27, 2019

The Israeli teens may have just left New Jersey after three weeks together with us but our memories of our time together with them are still vivid and bright. Here’s…

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