Jewish Family Programs

Jewish Life at the "J"

Questions about the programs? Call Alanna at 908-443-9026.

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10:30-11:15am on the last Friday of Every Month 

Dates: March 23, April 27, May 25

  • Free to JCC Members; $5 per day/family

Join Alanna the last Friday of the month from 10:30-11:15 am for a Shabbat Celebration.  Bring your child or grandchild and join in the Shabbat fun with candle lighting, Kiddush, and yummy challah. Listen to a PJ Library story and participate in a craft project.  This is a great opportunity to socialize and meet other families in our community.  The program is best suited for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Weekly Shabbat Celebration

Fridays at 3:30 PM (April-June)

Join your JCC Family in the main lobby to welcome Shabbat. Come together for Shabbat prayers, candle lighting, and enjoy challah and grape juice. It’s a great way to wind down from your busy work/school week.

During the summer months, our Shabbat celebration will be held Fridays at 5 PM poolside at the Summer Swim Club.  All are welcome!


Passover Granola Tasting

  • Wednesday, April 4              
  • All Day in the Lobby!

Come taste this easy granola recipe that is wonderful to eat throughout Passover.   Great as a snack, mixed in yogurt, or as cereal.  Add in extra ingredients that are your favorites.  The recipe will be available.  FREE to all!

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Lag Ba’Omer/Shavuot Celebration

  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018
  • 5:30 pm
  • $8/Person or $30 Maximum/Family (Fee includes Pasta Dinner, Salad and Smores!)

Join us for a joint celebration of Lag B’Omer and Shavuot! Lag B’Omer is celebrated on the 33rd day between Passover and Shavuot with bonfires and outdoor games. Shavuot, the 3rd pilgrimage holiday, commemorates being given the Torah on Mt. Sinai which is joyously celebrated with dairy treats. Bring the whole family for an evening out at camp enjoying field games, music, a delicious dairy meal, and of course a beautiful bonfire!

Questions? Please contact: Alanna Steinberg: 908-443-9026; To register, please stop by the Welcome Center or call 908-443-9018.


Summer Family Fun Nights

Join us Tuesday nights at 5:30pm for fun filled activities at the pool for all to enjoy. Free event for Camp Ruach families, JCC Star Members and Swim Club families.

  • July 10 — DJ at the pool with games and contests!
  • July 17 — Rock Climbing Adventures up at camp, for both adults and kids to enjoy!
  • July 24 — Make your own ice cream sundaes & root beer floats!
  • July 31 — Tie Dye at the Pool. You provide the item, we provide the rubber bands and dye.
  • August 7 — Jump between the pool and inflatable for some water fun!