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What's Happening at the GRJC

THIS WEEK'S SERVICES

Erev Shabbat with "Shabbat Together" (see below)
Friday, May 24
7:00 pm: Erev Shabbat service
 
Shabbat
Saturday, May 18
9:00 am:  Shabbat service
 
PLEASE NOTE: Shabbat services (Friday evenings and Saturday mornings) are held in-person with a livestream option.  If you do not receive our announcements and would like to view the livestream, please contact Jforman@grjc.org.  
 
UPCOMING PROGRAMS
 
Shabbat Together - A Community-wide Friday Night Experience
Friday, May 24
Space is limited.  Sign up HERE by Wednesday, 5/22.
5:30 pm: Family Shabbat sing-a-long for Nursery School through Kindergarten
6:00 pm: Dinner for all who reserve in advance
7:00 pm: Erev Shabbat service
 
"Senior Schmooze with Rabbi Schlosberg"
Lunch & Musical Entertainment featuring "Sentimental Journey"

Tuesday, May 28 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Since 2016, Joe Ferrante and Lois Goldrich (Sentimental Journey) have performed frequently for senior centers, libraries, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities, offering music familiar to senior listeners. We hope you will join us for this wonderful musical entertainment and maybe sing with us, too!  RSVP to JoAnne Forman at 201-652-6624 / jforman@grjc.org OR Sign up HERE by May 23.  Flyer HERE.
 
Sisterhood (Virtual) Book Club
Wednesday, May 29 at 7:30 pm
We will be reading The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride. Virtual discussion led by Theresa Paiz Fredel.  RSVP to randiasher@hotmail.com.  Zoom information to come.  Copies are now available via waitlist through the BCCLS public library system.
 
Chag ha'Gaavah Jewish LGBTQ+ Pride Service & Celebration
Thursday, June 6 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm
We welcome LGBTQIA+ folks and our families, friends, clergy, and allies. 
RSVP HERE.  Flyer HERE. Questions? Email: JewishPrideCelebration@gmail.com.
 
Birthday / Anniversary Shabbat
Friday, June 7 at 7:00 pm
If you have a birthday or anniversary during the month of June, please join us for erev Shabbat services for a special blessing and treat from Rabbi Schlosberg.
 
Tikkun Leyl Shavuot - An Evening of Learning for Shavuot
Tuesday, June 11 at 8:00 pm at the GRJC
Erev Shavuot service followed by discussion: "Listening, Speaking and Caring 
in Difficult Times," featuring Rabbi David Fine, Rabbi Leiah Moser and Rabbi Jennifer Schlosberg.  Cheesecake, nosh and Lactaid provided.  Flyer HERE.

First Day Shavuot
Wednesday, June 12
9:00 am:  Morning Service
8:00 pm:  Evening Service with Yizkor

Second Day Shavuot
Thursday, June 13 
9:00 am: Shavuot Morning Service with Yizkor
 
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You may join our Men's Club or Sisterhood at any time.
 
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Sponsor a Kiddush
We welcome you to celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday, anniversary, new baby/naming, graduation or other event by clicking HERE.  Please contact the main office first to make sure your requested date is available. 
 
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SUPPORTING ISRAEL 
 
Federation of Northern NJ Israel Emergency Fund100% of funds raised will go to Israel.

Friends of the IDF (FIDF) Donations will go to help get Reservists back to Israel, help provide basic needs to the soldiers in the field, and to support families of fallen soldiers.
 
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COMMUNITY RESOURCES 

Guide to Jewish Senior Living - a Resource for Jewish Seniors and their FamiliesClick HERE.

Resources from The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey
Check out this resource guide for Bergen, Hudson and Passaic counties. We encourage you to use it to find a helping hand, guidance and/or support for you, your family or your friends and neighbors. It is organized into four categories:
- Food and Nutrition, including Senior Services
- Economic Relief
- Mental Health Services
- Domestic Violence
 
Mon, May 27 2024 19 Iyyar 5784