2017-08-02 / Voice at the Shore

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

YOUNG ISRAEL – MARGATE Summer Sizzles with Torah and Treats, 6:30 p.m. Discussion led by Rabbi Yaakov Orimland followed by refreshments. For more information, contact Rabbi Orimland at (609) 418-0357. Program repeats every Thursday.

SEASHORE GARDENS Ballroom dancing, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., with instructor Linda Thomas. Community is invited; no partner needed. Please wear non-skid shoes. Cost: $6. For more information, call (609) 404-4848. Seashore Gardens is located at 22 West Jimmie Leeds Road in Galloway. Program repeats every Thursday and Monday.

CHABAD - VENTNOR Mega Challah Bake, 6:45-9 p.m. Enjoy a night of unity and challah making with 200 other women at the Chai Center, 6605 Atlantic Avenue in Ventnor. Cost: $36. For more information, contact Ella Rapoport at (609) 992-5522.

JCC – MARGATE Summer Series: Jessica Kirson, 7 p.m. For more information contact the JCC at (609) 822- 1167.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4

SHIRAT HAYAM/BETH EL Devotion by the Ocean musical beach service, 6 p.m., at the gazebo on the Newport Avenue Beach in Ventnor. The entire community is welcome. Bring your own beach chair. For information or in case of inclement weather, call (609) 822-7116. Program repeats August 18.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

BETH ISRAEL - NORTHFIELD Torah study with Rabbi David Weis, 9:15-10:30 a.m. For more information, call (609) 641- 3600. Program repeats every Saturday; call to confirm.

BETH EL - MARGATE Sock Hop, 9 p.m., with live music from the 50s and 60s, dancing, desserts, and more. Everyone is welcome. Cost: $18 (includes desserts). For more information, contact Beth El at (609) 823-2729.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

SHIRAT HAYAM - VENTNOR Torah study, 8-9 a.m., with Rabbi Jonathan Kremer. Discussion of weekly Torah portion, all in English. For more information, call (609) 822- 7116. Program repeats every Sunday; call to confirm.

BETH EL - MARGATE Jewish History Class, 9 a.m. following minyan, with Rabbi Aaron Krauss. For more information, call (609) 823-2725. Program repeats every Sunday; call to confirm.

SHIRAT HAYAM – VENTNOR Coffeehouse, 7 p.m., featuring open mic. Come and perform or listen to talented community members sing, play music or recite poetry. RSVP requested; call (609) 822-7116, extension 101.

MONDAY, AUGUST 7

BETH EL - MARGATE Torah portion discussion with Cantor Ralph Goren, 10 a.m. For more information, call (609) 823-2725. Program repeats every Monday; call to confirm.

JFS 30th Annual JFS House Tour, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information, call 609-922-1108.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8

BETH EL - MARGATE Mahjong and Game Day, starting at noon. Enjoy lunch, snacks and raffles while playing Mahjong or other board games. Bring your own game. Cost: $12. RSVP requested; call (609) 823-2725. Program repeats on Tuesdays throughout the summer; call to confirm.

SHIRAT HAYAM - VENTNOR Dueling Pianos, featuring Tony T and Wildman Joe, 7:30 p.m., featuring a sing-along of classic songs that all ages know and love. Cost: $20 per person or $180 for a table of ten. Entire community is welcome. For more information, call Karen at (609) 822-7116, extension 101.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9

SHIRAT HAYAM - VENTNOR Mahjong tournament starting at 9 a.m. Cost: $40 per person, includes continental breakfast, catered lunch, five rounds of Mahjong, and awards. For more information and to sign up, contact Shirat Hayam at (609) 822- 7116.

OCEANVIEW ORT Chapter meeting with light lunch and guest speaker Jodie Handler, starting at 11:30 a.m. Location: Shirat Hayam (formerly Beth Judah), 700 N. Swarthmore Avenue in Ventnor.

BETH EL - MARGATE Conversational and biblical Hebrew, 3-4 p.m., with Mark Steiner of Gratz College. For more information, call (609) 823-2725. Program repeats every Wednesday; call to confirm.

CHABAD - VENTNOR Whiskey, Wings and Wisdom – Men’s Torah Study, 8 p.m. Study, schmooze and enjoy delicious kosher wings. Location: Chai Center, 6605 Atlantic Avenue in Ventnor. For more information, call (609) 822-8500. Program repeats every Wednesday; call to confirm.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10

SEASHORE GARDENS SGLC Annual Gala, 6 p.m. at Seashore Gardens, 22 West Jimmie Leeds Road in Galloway. Cost: $225 for guests aged 35–75 and $175 for those under the age of 35, or over the age of 75. For more information or to reserve, contact Sharon D’Angio at (609) 748-4614 or dangios@seashoregardens.org.

JCC – MARGATE Summer Series: Billy Stritch and Friends, 7 p.m. For more information contact the JCC at (609) 822-1167.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

YOUNG ISRAEL - MARGATE Community-Wide Shabbat with Traveling Chassidim (program continues Saturday, August 12. For more information or to RSVP, contact Rabbi Orimland at (609) 418- 0357.

SHIRAT HAYAM - VENTNOR Salute to Stockton Shabbat, with Beverly Vaughn, professor of music, who will be leading a sing along and lecture, starting at 7 p.m. For more information, call (609) 822-7116, extension 105.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13

RODEF SHOLOM – ATLANTIC

CITY Yoel Sharabi performs at the Dr. Stanley and Audrey Goldstein Memorial Concert, 8 p.m. Dessert reception to follow. Entire community is welcome. Cost: $25. For more information, call (609) 345-4580. Congregation Rodef Sholom is located at 4609 Atlantic Avenue in Atlantic City.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16

BETH EL – MARGATE Movie night, featuring “Dough,” 7 p.m. Movie tells the story of a widowed and down on his luck bakery owner, played by Nat Dayan, desperately trying to save his London Bake Shop. Cost: $5.

SHIRAT HAYAM - VENTNOR Trivia on Tap, 7:30 p.m. The entire community is invited to try their hand at trivia during this fun-filled evening. Wine, beer and refreshments will be served. Admission costs $10 and includes one drink. For more information, call (609) 822- 7116, extension 101.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

JCC – MARGATE Annual Sports Night featuring Sugar Ray Leonard, 6 p.m. For tickets or information, call the JCC at (609) 822-1167.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18

SHIRAT HAYAM/BETH EL Devotion by the Ocean musical beach service, 6 p.m., at the gazebo on the Newport Avenue Beach in Ventnor. The entire community is welcome. Bring your own beach chair. For information or in case of inclement weather, call (609) 822-7116.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

CHABAD - VENTNOR 5th Annual Gala, 6:30 p.m., honoring Doug and Gail Stanger and Greg and Jodi Bernhardt. Cost: $136. Sponsorship opportunities available. Location: The Chai Center, 6605 Atlantic Avenue in Ventnor. For more information or to RSVP call (609) 822-8500 or go to www.chabadac.com/gala.

Do you have an event you would like to list here? Please send calendar items—as well as Bar/Bat Mitzvah notices, news releases, story ideas and obituaries— to ewstrenger@jfedsnj.org, or call Ellen Weisman Strenger at (856) 751-9500, ext. 3037. Please send all event information at least five weeks in advance of the event date. For more event listings, please see Federation’s Community Calendar at www.JewishbytheShore.org. 

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