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What's Happening at the GRJC

THIS WEEK'S SERVICES
 
SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA - MARCH 1-2
 
Shabbat Together - A Community-wide Friday Night Experience
Friday, March 1
Space is limited.  Sign up HERE by Wednesday, 2/28
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: Shabbat service
• Birthday / Anniversary Shabbat - if you have a birthday or anniversary during the month of March, please join us for services and a special blessing and treat from Rabbi Schlosberg.
 
Shabbat
Saturday, March 2
9:00 am:  Shabbat service
 
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
 
ADL Briefing - Antisemitism on College Campuses: Education and Empowerment
Monday. February 26 at 7:00 pm via Zoom
What's happening on college campuses.  How we got here. What we can do about it. Featuring David White, Associate Regional Director of Jewish Outreach ADL NY/NJ.  Sign up HERE to receive the Zoom link.  Appropriate for Jewish teens and parents of Jewish teens.  Flyer HERE.
 
Sisterhood Book Club
Thursday, February 29 at 7:30 pm
Our selection for February is  The Last Palace: Europe's Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House  ​​​​​​by Norman Eisen.  This virtual discussion will be led by Victoria Schrager.  RSVP to: randiasher@hotmail.com to receive Zoom information.  Copies are now available through the BCCLS public library system.  Not yet a member of Sisterhood?  Join HERE.
 
Reflections from a Mission to Israel
Sunday, March 3 at 11:00 am
Hear from Vivian Genn Pittman, a Vice President at the GRJC, about her recent volunteer mission to Israel.  She will share testimonies from soldiers and their families, the wounded, survivors, volunteers, students and families of the hostages and more.  Learn about life in Israel today; the reality of pain and loss and the strength and unity it takes to move forward. Israeli-style breakfast served. Sign up HERE.
 
Tot Shabbat
Saturday, March 9 at 10:45 am
Open to the community and perfect for young families with Nursery School-age children. Please come celebrate Shabbat and join us for kiddush lunch to follow.  Led by Hillary Green-Lerman.  Sign up HERE.
 
Torah on Tap
Monday, March 18 at 7:00 pm
Join community members and our rabbinic intern, Alex Friedman, for Torah study.  RSVP to alex@grjc.org.
 
Sisterhood Embroidery Workshop
Wednesday, April 10, 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the GRJC
Decorate your own fabric matzah cover for Passover. •  Featuring Michelle Fleischer, owner of "Embroidery Babes" •  Open to Sisterhood members and their family and friends •  $50 per person - (includes all the materials & a finished matzah cover to take home) •  Light refreshments and kosher wine.  Check out Michelle’s business on Instagram @embroidery.babes or through her website www.embroiderybabes.com. Sign up HERE.
 
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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
 
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