2018-01-31 / Voice at the Shore

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1

BERON-JOAS Bingo, 11:30 a.m., followed by Armchair Exercise 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 Thursdays during February.

SHIRAT HAYAM – VENTNOR Torah and Lunch, 12:30 p.m. Bring a brown-bag lunch, curiosity and questions. Program repeats every Thursday. For more information, call (609) 822-7116, extension 101.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2

BERON-JOAS Armchair Exercise, 11:15 a.m., followed by Bingo at 11:45 a.m., free musical program at 12:15 p.m., and Shabbat Lunch at 1:15 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 February 23.

CHABAD – VENTNOR Torah study, 12:15 p.m., at the Linwood Library, 301 Davis Ave. All are welcome. Class repeats on Fridays. Call to confirm at (609) 822-8500.

BETH ISRAEL - NORTHFIELD JPlace Adult Dinner celebrating Jewish cuisines around the globe, following Kabbalat Shabbat service, which begin at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $15 members; $20 guests. Please RSVP by calling (609) 641-3600.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3

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.

CHABAD – VENTNOR Movie Night and Havdallah, with dinner and popcorn, starting at 6:30 p.m., featuring the film “Mekonen,” a documentary about the journey of a young African-Israeli Jewish soldier who returns to Ethiopia to explore his roots. Suggested donation: $5. Location: Chai Center, 6605 Atlantic Avenue. RSVP to chabadac@gmail.com or (609) 822-8500.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4

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. Super Bowl party at Beth El. Go Eagles! Cheer on your team with fellow fans in the Jewish community at a Super Bowl Party at Beth El Synagogue in Margate on Sunday, February 4 at 6 p.m. There will be plenty of food and soft drinks, as well as a raffle board. BYOB (wine must be kosher). Cost: $15 donation. Please call Beth El at (609) 823- 2725 to RSVP

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5

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 February 26.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

BERON-JOAS Cooking class, 10:30 a.m., followed by Bingo at noon and Armchair exercise 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.

SHIRAT HAYAM - VENTNOR Tuesday Night at the Movies: “A Home on the Range,” which tells the story of Jews who fled Eastern Europe to become California chicken ranchers. Cost: $6. For more information, call Karen at (609) 822-7116, extension 101. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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 February 21.

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 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, 7:30 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, FEBRUARY 8

BETH ISRAEL – NORTHFIELD Wine Glass Painting with the Sisterhood, 7 p.m. This fun evening will include sweets and wine. Cost: $36. For more information, call (609) 641-3600.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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 February 20 and 27.

BETH EL – MARGATE Mahjong Game Day, starting at noon. $12 per person, including lunch and snacks. Please bring your own game. RSVP to (609) 823-2725.

SHIRAT HAYAM – VENTNOR Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh program, 6:30 p.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, FEBRUARY 14

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 February 26. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

JCC – MARGATE American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1-6 p.m. Call to schedule blood or platelet donation. All blood types are needed; donors must be 17 or older in good health. To make an appointment, call Josh Cutler at (609) 822-1167, extension 138, or email jcutler@jccatlantic.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

JCC – MARGATE Brunch and Learn, 10:30 a.m. featuring violinist David Podles performing and discussing Yiddish music, followed by the movie “Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy.” Cost: $3 for members/$5 for guests in advance; $5 for members/$8 for guests day of the program. For more information or to RSVP, contact JCC at (609) 822-1167. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22

JEWISH FEDERATION Annual Florida Cocktail Reception, 7-9 p.m. at the Club Ibis, 8225 Ibis Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL. Hosted by Bonnie and Martin Spector with local chairs Miriam and Larry Hirsch. The reception is being held jointly with the Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties. Please RSVP to (609) 822-4404. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

SHIRAT HAYAM – VENTNOR Coffeehouse and Open Mic, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Community welcome for this fun night of sharing songs, poems, readings and more. Refreshments will be served. For more information call (609) 822-7116.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

BETH EL – MARGATE Purim Shpiel: “Purim Jewpardy,” 1:30 p.m. Community Welcome. Cost: $10. Please bring canned food item for donation.

BETH JUDAH – WILDWOOD Attitude of Gratitude Brunch, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Community welcome to attend. Cost: $15 adults; $7.50 children. Location: Spencer and Pacific Avenues, Wildwood. For information or to RSVP, call (609) 522-7541.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

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.

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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