What’s Nu? Community Calendar

Due to the Coronavirus situation any event listed here may be canceled by the host congregation. Please contact each congregation for any updates. Also, follow CDC Health Guidelines and contact your local health officials for additional updates. There are many classes and services in our community being offered online: See here.

 

These events are open to all, but it is a good idea to RSVP. Some may require reservations. 

 

Mondays, March 23 and 30 (each session independent)

  • Reading Hebrew – Beyond the Basics: Learn Hebrew Songs while Practicing Hebrew Reading with Rabbi Robert Rubin; for those who know the Hebrew letters and vowels but want practice to improve their skill and comfort level; 7:00-8:30 PM; Temple Beth Or, 200 Van Zile Road, Brick; no charge; 732-458-4700

 

Wednesdays,  March 18 and 25 (each session independent)

  • Wisdom of the Ages … Wisdom of the Sages – Lessons from Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Ancestors); with Rabbi Robert Rubin; 10:00-11:30 AM; no Hebrew required; Temple Beth Or, 200 Van Zile Road, Brick; no charge; 732-458-4700

 

 

Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21

  • Celebrate Your Anniversary; Shabbat Services at 8:00 PM on Friday, 9:30 AM on Saturday; RSVP to caosisterhood@gmail.com; Congregation Ahavat Olam, 106 Windeler Road, Howell; 732-719-3500

 

Saturday, March 21

  • Men’s Club Shabbat; 9:00 AM with men conducting the service; followed by a Shabbat luncheon; Congregation B’nai Israel, 1488 Old Freehold Road, Toms River; 732-349-1244

 

Sunday, March 22

  • Rabbi’s Passover Workshop; with Rabbi William Gershon; 10:30 AM; Congregation B’nai Israel, 1488 Old Freehold Road, Toms River; 732-349-1244
  • Women’s Seder; 10:30 AM; includes brunch; $10 for members, $20 for non-members; sponsored by the Sisterhood; open to all ages; paid reservations required by March 13; Temple Beth Or, 200 Van Zile Road, Brick; 732-458-4700
  • Trivia Night; 6:00 PM; $15/person including pizza, salad and ice cream sandwiches; RSVP by March 16; Congregation Ahavat Olam, 106 Windeler Road, Howell; 732-719-3500

 

Thursday, March 26

  • Sisterhood Women’s Seder; 6:00 PM; RSVP required; Congregation B’nai Israel, 1488 Old Freehold Road, Toms River; 732-349-1244

 

Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28

  • Celebrate Your Birthday; Shabbat Services at 7:30 PM on Friday, 9:30 AM on Saturday; RSVP to caosisterhood@gmail.com; Congregation Ahavat Olam, 106 Windeler Road, Howell; 732-719-3500

 

Monday, March 30

  • Women’s Seder; 6:00 PM; cosponsored by Beth Am Shalom (Lakewood) and Congregation Sha’arey Ha-Yam (Manahawkin); being held at Beth Am Shalom, 1235 State Highway 70, Lakewood; includes a kosher dinner; $30 for members of either congregation, $36 for adult non-members age 13 and up, $15 for children age 10 -12 and free for children under age 10; RSVP required; (BAS) 732-363-2800
 

Friday, April 3

  • First Fridays Family Service; Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 6:00 PM; Shabbat Dinner at 7:00 PM; $12/adult, $6/child, free/child under age 3 for the Dinner; RSVP required for the Dinner; Congregation B’nai Israel, 1488 Old Freehold Road, Toms River; 732-349-1244
  • Musical Shabbat Service; 7:30 PM; held usually the first Friday of every month; Congregation Ahavat Olam, 106 Windeler Road, Howell; 732-719-3500

 

Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4

  • Celebrate Your Anniversary or Birthday; Shabbat Services at 7:30 PM on Friday (Musical Shabbat Service), 9:30 AM on Saturday; RSVP to caosisterhood@gmail.com; Congregation Ahavat Olam, 106 Windeler Road, Howell; 732-719-3500

 

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday; April 19, 20 and 21

  • Community Yom Hashoah Holocaust Commemoration Events – SEE PAGE 9 FOR DETAILS

Sunday – Temple Beth Or, Brick; 2:00 PM

Monday – Congregation B’nai Israel, Toms River; 6:30 PM

Tuesday – Beth Am Shalom, Lakewood and Congregation Ahavat Olam, Howell; 5:00 PM

 

Thursday, April 23

  • Women’s Rosh Chodesh Program for Iyar – Music to Celebrate Israeli Independence Day; 12:00 Noon; light lunch served; RSVP required; Congregation B’nai Israel, 1488 Old Freehold Road, Toms River; 732-349-1244

 

Saturday, April 25

  • Step-Up Shabbat – Special Service Led by Men, Women and Youth; 9:00 AM; followed by Kiddush luncheon; RSVP needed; Congregation B’nai Israel, 1488 Old Freehold Road, Toms River; 732-349-1244

 

Sunday, April 26

  • Game Night led by Dino Flammia of NJ101.5; 6:00 PM; includes pizza and make your own sundaes; $20/adult; babysitting provided for a nominal fee; RSVP required; Congregation Ahavat Olam, 106 Windeler Road, Howell; 732-719-3500

 

Tuesday, April 28

  • Sisterhood Book Club Discussing Something Beautiful Happened by Yvette Manessis Corporon; 1:00 PM; Congregation B’nai Israel, 1488 Old Freehold Road, Toms River; 732-349-1244

 

Saturday, May 2

  • A Night at The Borscht Belt; 6:00 PM; event honoring Lois Pollinger and Sonny Wallace; includes dinner; $36/person; Beth Am Shalom, 1235 State Highway 70, Lakewood; 732-363-2800
 
Sunday, May 3
Save the Date: 
Lakewood Blue Claws, 1:00 PM.  This isn’t just an ordinary day at the ballpark, this is a day when Beth Am Shalom's B’nai Ruach children’s choir will be singing the National Anthem before the game. Come cheer on the choir and stay to cheer on the home team.  Tickets are $15 each. Contact Holly Warner at hjukie13@aol.com to secure your number of tickets ASAP with more details on payment and ticket distribution at a later date.  
 
Wednesday, May 20
The Place To Be 6:30 PM, Ramada Inn 2373 Rt. 9 Toms River, $60 couvert, Great music, Elegant Kosher Dining, Great Camraderie!  Purchase tickets here
 
Sunday, July 26

Save the Date: CJSCC annual concert featuring Kol Esparanza. Jackson Memorial High School 2:00 PM

 

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