2018-01-03 / Voice at the Shore

Community Event Calendar

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

BERON-JOAS Armchair exercise, 11:15 a.m., Bingo 11:45 a.m., followed by a musical program 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.

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, JANUARY 6

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 Judah – Wildwood Peace and Unity Service with Tabernacle United Methodist Church, led by Pastor Jen Bolton and Rabbi Ron Isaacs, with songs and readings. Location: Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 702 Seashore Road, Erma, NJ. For more information, call (609) 522-7541 or go to bethjudahtemple.org.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

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.

MONDAY, JANUARY 8

BERON-JOAS Bingo, 11:30 a.m., followed by Armchair Yoga at 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 on Mondays during January.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 9

BETH EL – MARGATE Mahjong and Lunch, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Enjoy Mahjong or another game of your choice, such as scrabble or canasta (bring your own). Cost: $12. For more information, call (609) 823-2725.

BERON-JOAS Bingo at 11:30 a.m. followed by Armchair Yoga, 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 Tuesdays January.

SHIRAT HAYAM – VENTNOR Screening of “Mark Twain Tonight!” with Hal Holbrook. Cost: $6. Please reserve by calling Karen at (609) 822-7116, extension 101.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10

JCC – MARGATE Mahjong Brunch, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a delicious brunch spread and an opportunity to play mahjong with other community members. All players and skill levels welcome; space is limited. Cost: $14 members and $18 guests up to one week prior to the event; after that $18 members, $22 guests. To RSVP or for information, call Josh Cutler at (609) 822-1167.

BERON-JOAS Watercolor painting with Bernice at 10:30 a.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 January 24.

CHABAD – MARGATE Women’s Parsha Class, 11 a.m., with Tova Rapoport. Location: 8223 Fulton Avenue, Margate. Call (609) 822-8500 to confirm class.

BETH ISRAEL – NORTHFIELD JPlace Adult Book Group: The Betrayers, by David Bezmozgis, starting at noon. The story a day in the life of Baruch Kotler, a Soviet dissident who now finds himself a disgraced Israeli politician. Bring a brown bag lunch. Beverages and desserts will be provided. For more information, call (609) 641-3600.

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, JANUARY 11

JCC – MARGATE Beginner Mahjong class, 1-3:30 p.m., with Rinata Salzman, the first of a 5-week session ending February 8. No experience or Mahjong set required! 5-week course costs $75 for members and $100 for guests. For more information or to sign up call Josh Cutler at (609) 822-1167.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

CHABAD – VENTNOR Community Shabbat Dinner, 6:15 p.m., following services at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of good food that includes homemade challah, gefilte fish, salads, chicken soup, desserts and more, as well as great company and inspiring stories. RSVP required by January 10 to www.chabadac.com/donate. Cost: $25 adults, $12 children. Location: Chai Center, 6605 Ventnor Ave.

MONDAY, JANUARY 15

JCC – MARGATE Day trip to NYC to see “Wicked” on Broadway. Trip will also include lunch at Ellen’s Stardust Café before the show. Cost: $265, includes lunch, transportation and tickets to the show. For more information or to make a reservation, contact the JCC at (609) 822-1167.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

JCC – MARGATE Coffee Klatch, 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to this free morning of coffee and conversation. This group, cosponsored by Jewish Family Service, typically discusses current events. For more information or to RSVP, call Tina Serota of JFS at (609) 822-1108, or Josh Cutler at the JCC at (609) 822-1167, extension 138.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21

SHIRAT HAYAM – VENTNOR Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh program, 11 a.m., led by Rebbetzins Elaine Geller and Ellie Kremer. All women in the community are welcome. For more information, contact Shirat Hayam at (609) 822-7116. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

JCC – MARGATE AARP Driver’s Safety Program, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., aimed at helping older drivers. Cost: $15 AARP members, $20 for non-members. Please reserve by submitting a check payable to AARP to the JCC. For more information, call the JCC at (609) 833-1167.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

CHABAD – VENTNOR Children’s Shabbat Dinner, 5 p.m., where children are the leaders and the focus. Cost: $12 per person. RSVP required by January 24. Go to www.chabadac.com/donate. Location: Chai Center, 6605 Ventnor Ave.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

SHIRAT HAYAM – VENTNOR Sisterhood Tu B’Shevat brunch, 10 a.m., including a review of the book “Survivor Café” by Elizabeth Rosner. All women in the community are welcome. For more information, contact Shirat Hayam at (609) 822-7116.

MONDAY, JANUARY 29

SHIRAT HAYAM – VENTNOR Shirat Hayam Florida Luncheon, 11 a.m., at Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant in Boca Raton. Cost: $26 per person. RSVP to Karen at (609) 822-7116, extension 101, or Norma Blecker at drsblecker@comcast.net.

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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