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56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676

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February 2019

Cards for Kids

Date and Time:

February 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Let's make some Valentines for our friends from CEA. Have some fun and send some love and thanks to them by hand making cards. All supplies provided.

The Presidents – Jim Kane

Date and Time:

February 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Who really were they? Were they wealthy or know poverty? Who was the last one not a college graduate? Who held a PhD? What do we know about JFK at Choate – his elegant prep school? Taft's obesity, "Hail to the Chief", the summer White House, and what brought about the expression "Ignorance is Bliss"? FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF THESE PROGRAMS PLEASE CONTACT RUTH BECKMAN AT 201-666-6610 option 2 or [email protected]

Yiddish Bingo

Date and Time:

February 26, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF THESE PROGRAMS PLEASE CONTACT RUTH BECKMAN AT 201-666-6610 option 2 or [email protected]

Mario Medici, “The Civil Rights Movement”

Date and Time:

February 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Equal Opportunity in Housing, Employment, Education and Pay. Equal access to Public Facilitites. The Right to be Free of Racial Discrimination. A struggle from the mid-50's to the late 60's fought by people of every color and faith. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF THESE PROGRAMS PLEASE CONTACT RUTH BECKMAN AT 201-666-6610 option 2 or [email protected]

April 2019

Whatever happened to stars of the 50s?

Stars of the Fifties

Date and Time:

April 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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JCC of Northern NJ Active Seniors present: What ever happened to the stars of the fifties? With Dr. Jim Kane The lives, stories, and brilliant accomplishments of those memorable stars of stage, screen, and music. Learn about Nat King Cole, Eddie Fisher, Al Martino, Rosemary Clooney, The Weavers, Jo Stafford, and many more. RSVP: [email protected]

Soup

Passover Family Favorites Recipe Share

Date and Time:

April 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Help to bring in the Passover Holiday! Our Active Seniors program invites you to share and show off your favorite Passover Recipe, Haggadah, Goblet or Seder Plate! Copies of all the recipes will be made available to everyone who would like them. RSVP: [email protected]

BP Check JCCNNJ

Blood Pressure – Glucose – Cholesterol Clinic

Date and Time:

April 16, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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JCCNNJ Active Senior Program presets: a free Blood Pressure - Glucose - Cholesterol Clinic The best advice? Eat Well - Exercise Regularly - and have your Blood Pressure, Glucose, and Cholesterol checked at JCCNNJ! Open to the Public Courtesy of HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley

JCCNNJ Senior Seder

Passover Seder for Active Seniors

Date and Time:

April 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Jewish Community Center of Northern NJ Active Senior Program invites you to our Passover Seder led by Cantor Mark Biddelman. Join us in celebrating the Festival of Freedom! RSVP required [email protected] 201-666-6610 x2 by 4-10-19 Suggested Donation $4

May 2019

The Armory Show of 1913 and American Modern Art

Date and Time:

May 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Sheryl Intrator Urman, Artist and Art Lecturer Presents: The Armory Show of 1913 and American Modern Art: How Americans were introduced to Modern Art Kosher Senior Lunch available at noon. RSVP required by 4/26/19 to [email protected] or 201-666-6610 x2. Suggested donation for lunch $4.

Israeli Folk Dancing

Date and Time:

May 7, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Never danced? Don't worry. Just follow the leader for those beginning dances. It's fun and good for the heart (and soul). Kosher Senior Lunch available at noon. RSVP required by 5/24/19 to [email protected] or 201-666-6610 x2. Suggested donation for lunch $4.

The Two Most Influential Women of the Civil War

Date and Time:

May 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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JCC of Northern NJ Active Adults present Prof. James Devine (Arguably) The Two Most Influential Women of the Civil War Rose O'Neal Greenhow and Anna Ella Carroll Each one a spy and supporter of their cause, these women were as clever and brave as any.

“Caps and Gowns”

Date and Time:

May 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Dr Jim Kane "Caps and Gowns" American education: Its roots, traditions, and terminology. Why do we wear caps and gowns? What do the colors mean? And why are all those one room schoolhouses red?

Cinema Café

Date and Time:

May 23, 2019 @ 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Brenner Hall becomes a dinner theatre for the day. Relax, watch a move and be served lunch. "Woman in Gold" Kosher Senior Lunch. RSVP by May 19 to [email protected] Suggested Donation $4.

Gustav Klimt: The Man – his Art – and the Woman in Gold

Date and Time:

May 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Sheryl Intrator Urman, Artist and Art Lecturer Presents: Gustav Klimt: The Man - his Art - and the Woman in Gold Kosher Senior Lunch available at noon. RSVP required by 5/24/19 to [email protected] or 201-666-6610 x2. Suggested donation for lunch $4.

June 2019

Chanukah Party

Israeli Dance

Date and Time:

June 4, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Never danced? Don’t worry! Just follow the leader for these beginning Israeli dances. It’s fun and good for the heart (and soul). Kosher lunch available following the program for a suggested donation of $4. Email Ruth Beckman to reserve your spot.

Yury Pen Portrait Of Marc Chagall

Sheryl Intrator Urman presents, “MARC CHAGALL: Love, War, and Exile”

Date and Time:

June 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Join us to hear about Marc Chagall and his connection to the The Jewish Museum. Kosher lunch available following the program for a suggested donation of $4. Email Ruth Beckman to reserve your spot.

Chihuly Glass Works

Sheryl Intrator Urman presents, “Dale Chihuly: His Life, Glass Works and Instillation”

Date and Time:

June 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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"I want people to be overwhelmed with light and color in some way that they've never experienced." – CHIHULY. Join us to learn about his life, glass works and connection to the NY Botanical Gardens. Kosher lunch available following the program for a suggested donation of $4. Email Ruth Beckman to reserve your spot.

Judah P. Benjamin

Professor James Devine presents, “Judah P. Benjamin: The Jewish Confederate”

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Date and Time:

June 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Join us for this two-part series June 20 and June 27. Stay for Kosher lunch following the lecture for a suggested donation of $4. Pre-registration is appreciated. Email Ruth Beckman with any questions or to reserve your spot.

Judah P. Benjamin

Professor James Devine presents, “Judah P. Benjamin: The Jewish Confederate”

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Date and Time:

June 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Join us for this two-part series June 20 and June 27. Stay for Kosher lunch following the lecture for a suggested donation of $4. Pre-registration is appreciated. Email Ruth Beckman with any questions or to reserve your spot.

July 2019

Professor Jim Kane presents “The American Revolution”

Date and Time:

July 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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The Stamp Act – The Intolerable Laws – The “shot heard ‘round the world”. It did not end until 1783 and the Treaty of Paris. Join us and learn more about our country’s birth.   Kosher Senior Lunch available following the program at 12:00PM. Suggested donation for lunch: $4. RSVP to Ruth at [email protected]

Prof. James Devine: The Revolution in Bergen

Date and Time:

July 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Brother vs. Brother, Father vs. Son, Neighbor vs. Neighbor, Constant battles from 1776 through 1781. Washington slept here, fought here, fled here, returned here. The Revolution happened here, in Bergen County. **This is part one of a two-part series.** Kosher Senior Lunch available following the program at 12:00PM. Suggested donation for lunch: $4. RSVP to Ruth at [email protected]

Prof. James Devine: The Revolution in Bergen

Date and Time:

July 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Brother vs. Brother, Father vs. Son, Neighbor vs. Neighbor, Constant battles from 1776 through 1781. Washington slept here, fought here, fled here, returned here. The Revolution happened here, in Bergen County. **This is part two of a two-part series.** Kosher Senior Lunch available following the program at 12:00PM. Suggested donation for lunch: $4. RSVP to Ruth at [email protected]

September 2019

Make & Take Babka Bake

Date and Time:

September 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kol Dorot (formally Temple Beth Or), 56 Ridgewood Road
Washington Twp, NJ 07676
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Join our Active Seniors tor our first-ever "Make & Take Babka Bake". What do you prefer? Chocolate? Cinnamon? Or both? Come along to find out and hear "fun facts" about the origins of this traditional sweet treat as you prep your personal babka to take home and bake. Pre-registration required. Email Ruth B. to reserve your spot. Stay for Kosher lunch following the program for a $4 suggested donation.