Active Seniors

For the health and safety of our community, our programming is now ON-LINE! Join us for weekly fitness, meditation, lectures, virtual games and more!

To receive a list of online activities, please email Ruth Beckman at [email protected].

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Temple Beth Sholom, 40-25 Fair Lawn Ave., Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

For the health and safety of our community, our gatherings have moved online. Join us for weekly classes, lectures and fun!


10:15 – 11: 15 AM: Fitness Senior Style

11:00 – 12:00 PM: Current Events Discussion Group

12:00 – 1:00 PM: Hot & fresh kosher lunch

1:00 – 3:00 PM: Table games


10:15 – 11: 15 AM: Mindful Meditation

11:00 – 12:00 PM: Current Events Discussion Group

12:00 – 1:00 PM: Hot & fresh kosher lunch

1:00 – 3:00 PM: Table games

Upcoming Special Events

RSVP for Fair Lawn programs

RSVP for Fair Lawn programs to [email protected] or call 201-666-6610 ext 2


Jewish Home Assisted Living, 685 Westwood Ave., River Vale, NJ 07675

For the health and safety of our community, our knitting circle is temporarily suspended.

Knitting Circle

Join volunteers on select Tuesday mornings from 10:00 AM to 11: 00 AM as we shmooze, knit, crochet or do some other type of handiwork. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own supplies, and even bring other projects they are working on.

We create blankets to donate, engage with the residents of the Assisted Living facility and provide a meaningful volunteer opportunity to the community.

Upcoming 2020 dates: Mar 10 (canceled), Mar 24, Apr 21, May 5, May 19, June 2

To RSVP for the Knitting Circle, please email [email protected]


Fitness with Richard

Tue, Nov 24, 2020 - Tue, Apr 06, 2021


Meditation with Angela

Thu, Dec 03, 2020 - Thu, Apr 29, 2021


Passover Ticklers & Teasers

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

10:30am - 11:30am

How Musicals Get to Broadway with John Kenrick

Wed, Mar 17, 2021

1:15pm - 2:15pm

Passover Seder with Cantor Bill Walton

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

11:15am - 12:30pm


Ruth Beckman

Coordinator of Active Adult Programs

Senior Lunch Volunteer Registration

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For the health and safety of our community, our senior lunch program is temporarily suspended. If you need access to kosher meals, please contact Ruth Beckman at 201-666-6610 ext 2 and leave a message or email [email protected].

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Blog Posts

Hanukkah 2020 with JCC of Northern NJ

Erica Danziger | FRI, NOV 20, 2020

November, 2020 -- Hanukkah is coming and here at JCC of Northern NJ, we're well on our way to celebrate in new and innovative ways for this special year. Hanukkah…

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COVID-19 Update: Active Seniors Temporarily Suspended Until April 17

Erica Danziger | FRI, MAR 13, 2020

Active Seniors Program temporarily suspended... As we have previously communicated, we have been closely monitoring COVID-19 ("coronavirus") recommendations from the Bergen County Department of Health and the Center for Disease…

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Active Seniors Spread Holiday Cheer

Erica Danziger | 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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Celebrating Chanukah with our Active Seniors

Erica Danziger | 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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Babka Bake

Starting the New Year with Sweet Babka Bake

Erica Danziger | 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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Senior Seder

See our Active Adults’ Seder in Action!

npgadmin | MON, APR 29, 2019

Singing, eating, and participating in a full Seder, over 50 Active Adults from the JCCNNJ had a wonderful time welcoming in the Pesach season. Special thanks to Cantor Mark Biddelman…

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