2017-12-06 / Voice at the Shore

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7

BERON-JOAS Bingo, 11:30 a.m., followed by Armchair Exercise with Rob, 12:30 p.m. Location: The Rosin Center at the Herman Pogachefsky Pavilion, 1102 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City. Transportation available. For more information, call (609) 345- 5555. Program repeats Thursdays through the end of December.

SHIRAT HAYAM - VENTNOR Burgers and Craft Beers, 7-9 p.m. Community is welcome to this social evening of good food and company. Cost: $30. For more information or to RSVP, contact Shirat Hayam at (609) 822-7116.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

JCC – MARGATE Israeli Film Festival: The Women’s Balcony, 11 a.m. An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power. Reservations are requested by calling (609) 822-1167.

CHABAD – VENTNOR Torah study, 12:15 p.m., at the Chai Center, 6605 Atlantic Avenue. All are welcome. Class repeats on Fridays. Call to confirm at (609) 822-8500.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9

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.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

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. Retirement Brunch honoring Joyce Bank, 11:30 a.m. Cost: $20. For information or to RSVP, call (609) 823-2725.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12

JCC – MARGATE Israeli Film Festival: Bethlehem, 11 a.m. The story of a complex relationship between an Israeli Secret Service officer and his teenage Palestinian informant, this film is a raw look at the fascinating world of human intelligence. Reservations are requested by calling (609) 822-1167.

CHABAD – VENTNOR

Ventnor City Community Chanukah Candlelighting, 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (609) 822-8500 or email chabadac@gmail.com. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13

BERON-JOAS Knitting with Ellie, 11:15 a.m., followed by Bingo at 12:15 p.m. Location: The Rosin Center at the Herman Pogachefsky Pavilion, 1102 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City. Transportation available. For more information, call (609) 345- 5555. Program repeats December 27.

BETH EL – MARGATE Afternoon movie: Within the Whirlwind, based on the story of Eugenia Ginzvurg who spends 18 years in a Siberian gulag during Stalin’s reign of terror. Cost: $5, includes light snacks. For information, call (609) 823-2725.

CHABAD – VENTNOR Chanukah Candlelighting, Latkes and Lecture on A History of Jews and the Mob by author Myron Sugarman, starting at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $18 before 12/10; $25 at the door. RSVP required; call (609) 822-8500 or email chabadac@gmail.com.

JEWISH FEDERATION Campaign Telethon, 7 p.m. Volunteers needed and welcomed; please call (609) 822-4404. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14

BETH EL – MARGATE Mahjong and lunch, $12 per person. All are welcome. Call Beth El office, (609) 823-2725, for time and to make reservation.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15

JCC – MARGATE Israeli Film Festival: Dough, 11 a.m. An old Jewish baker takes on a young Muslim apprentice to save his failing kosher bakery. When his apprentice’s marijuana stash falls in the mixing dough, the challah starts flying off the shelves! Reservations are requested by calling (609) 822-1167.

BETH ISRAEL – NORTHFIELD Latke Fest following Chanukah Shabbat celebrating and honoring volunteers and new members, starting at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $25 per family or $10 per person. For more information, call (609) 641-3600. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16

BETH JUDAH – WILDWOOD Light Up the Night Chanukah Celebration, 6-7:30 p.m. Menorah lighting with songs and Chanukah treats on Washington Street Mall in Cape May. Event will not be held in inclement weather. For more information, call (609) 522-7541.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19

JCC – MARGATE Israeli Film Festival: The Matchmaker, 11 a.m. Avi, a teenage boy growing up in Haifa in 1968, gets a job working for a matchmaker and meets Tamara, who has just returned from America and is full of talk of women’s rights, free love, and rock and roll. Reservations are requested by calling (609) 822-1167.

SHIRAT HAYAM - VENTNOR Rosh Chodesh gathering for women, 7:45 p.m. For more information, call (609) 822-7116.

JCC – MARGATE Dinner and a Movie, 5 p.m. Enjoy a full course dinner followed by an entertaining movie on the big screen. Cost: $17 for JCC member/$20 guests up to one week prior; after that $20 members and $24 guests. For more information or to RSVP call (609) 822-1167. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20

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. 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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