5780 High Holidays, Sukkot and Simchat Torah
We had meaningful and educational services led by Rabbi Morris Panitz and Myra Meskin. Rabbi Ben Gurin also joined in the fun during our open discussions. Thank you to Shayna and Levia for setting up our sukkah and for the decorations from the Yareh Jewish Youth Program.
Shavuot and Annual Meeting
On June 8th, we had an evening of cheesecake, ice cream and an interesting discussion about why we eat dairy foods on Shavuot led by Rebecca Marcus. At the end of June we had our NJOP Hebrew Reading 2nd level class graduation at a learners Shabbat services. On Sunday we had our Annual Meeting BBQ and Pool party. The board was confirmed and we discussed programing for the next year.
Passover Across American at CEH sponsored by NJOP
On the 2nd night of Passover, 36 people participated in an educational Passover seder. We sang, ate, learned and shared about the journey of the Jewish people from slavery to freedom. Thank you to NJOP for providing an interesting Haggadah and support for the event, so that people could attend without a fee.
Hebrew Reading Class Graduation
Students of the NJOP Hebrew Reading Crash Course Level I received their promotion certificates from the course leader Renee Brounstein. The certificates had beautiful caligraphy done by congregant Peg McCay.
A Pirate Purim party
Everyone had a rousing time at the Pirate themed Purim party & megillah reading. Many came dressed as their favorite pirate. A lovely dinner was enjoyed as well.
Chanukah at Etz Hadar was a great party!
There was plenty of merriment on the 7th night of Chanukah with a group candlelighting, food , songs and a rousing White Elephant Gift Exchange. There was also a gift shop sale. If you are looking for Judaica, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rabbi Ben Gurin and Myra Meskin.
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