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A Night to Celebrate Israel

Friday, January 23, 2015

On Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 pm Jewish LIFE (Learning Is For Everyone) invites community members to attend the Third Annual A Night to Celebrate Israel. This event will benefit the community’s support of Israel Bonds and The State of Israel, and will be held at Raritan Valley Country Club in Bridgewater.

16th Annual Family Purim Carnival

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The community is invited to attend a Family Carnival hosted at the JCC on Sunday, February 22 from 1-4pm.  Children and adults with special needs are invited to attend the Carnival from 11:30am-12:30pm for a quieter experience.  The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC is located at 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater.  For additional information please contact the JCC at 908-725-6994 x201 or visit www.ssbjcc.org.

February Jewish LIFE Events

Friday, January 9, 2015

Jewish LIFE (Learning Is For Everyone), a community-wide Jewish adult education program serving residents of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties, will be hosting three special events in February.  All programs are open to the community and will be held at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center, located at 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater.  

Jewish LIFE Presents Fraidy Reiss, Exec. Dir. of Unchained at Last

Friday, December 26, 2014

Unchained at Last is the only organization in the United States that is dedicated to helping women leave arranged and forced marriages and to preventing women from becoming trapped in such marriages.  The organization envisions a world where every woman is free to choose whether, when and whom to marry and whether to leave a marriage.  Ms. Reiss, who resides in New Jersey, will share her personal and powerful experiences.  For more information on Friday Reiss and Unchained at Last, please visit www.unchainedattlast.org/about/management-team

JCC Blaustein Early Childhood Center to Host Book Fair Fundraiser at Barnes & Noble, Somerville

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

On Sunday, December 14 from 10am-12pm, the JCC Blaustein Early Childhood Center (ECC) will be hosting a Book Fair Fundraiser at the Barnes & Noble store in Somerville.  The community is invited to attend.

Shimon And Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center’s Blaustein Early Childhood Center In Bridgewater Receives $5,000 Grant

Thursday, December 4, 2014

The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center’s Blaustein Early Childhood Center has been awarded $5,000 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., under a program that lets Staples associates direct donations.

New Community Adult Education Programs at the JCC

Monday, October 13, 2014

Jewish LIFE (Learning Is For Everyone), a community-wide Jewish adult education program serving residents of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties, has announced the special events calendar for the 2014-2015 season.   Jewish LIFE includes guest speakers and films, trips, and a wide variety of courses taught by local Rabbis. All Jewish LIFE programs are open to the community, and programs are offered at participating synagogues and agencies located in the tri-county area.  

Holiday Shopping Boutique at JCC

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

On Monday, November 17, the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) will be hosting its annual Holiday Shopping Boutique. The event runs from 11 am - 7:00 pm and will be held at the JCC, located at 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater. The Holiday Boutique will feature a wide variety of vendors including jewelry, crafts, women’s handbags and accessories, children’s clothing and gifts, and much more.  The Holiday Shopping Boutique is open to the public and admission is free.