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THANK YOU AMBASSADOR DAYAN

The next installment of the Israel Bonds global event series will feature an exclusive discussion with Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York, on Tuesday, June 16 at 5PM Eastern Daylight Time. Ambassador Dayan, who will soon return to Israel, will address the topic of Israel and America: Strengthening Our Relationship in … Read More

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The Light from the Yellow Star Workshop Art Exhibition

The Light from the Yellow Star Workshop Art Exhibition Dedicated to Margit Feldman, a Survivor of the Holocaust. Part of the outreach program of the Holocaust Memorial and Education Center at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center of Bridgewater, NJ Middle School and High School students created artwork for this exhibit after reading, … Read More

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THEODORE BIKEL’S ‘THE CITY OF LIGHT’

Just in time for Hanukkah, is THEODORE BIKEL’S ‘THE CITY OF LIGHT’ by Aimee Ginsburg Bikel and illustrations by Noah Phillips. The book is based on a story commissioned by Moment Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Nadine Epstein that was published in the magazine and read aloud on NPR’s Hanukkah Lights program in 2014. This charming book, based … Read More

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Upcoming Events

    WOW, Autumn has arrived and so have a slew of new programs here at the JCC.  There is so much happening we wanted to give you some of the highlights for the next few weeks. There is seriously something for everyone. Wednesday, October 23: Designer Handbag Bingo with a Twist (Adults) Thursday, October … Read More

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ART THERAPY SHOWCASE

The J-Cares community was established in January 2017 by the leadership of the JCC under the guidance of Ellie Willoughby, JCC Director of Special Services.  J-Cares is the Adult Intern Program that Provides Social and Recreational Opportunities to adults with Special Needs, Autism and Developmental Disabilities. The objective is to provide meaningful structured programming that … Read More

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Welcome Shahar!!

It is our pleasure to introduce Shahar, our Israeli Rishona. Shahar is here in the United States, in partnership with Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, for the next year to bring Israeli programming and culture to the JCC.  She will be here helping us with cultural programming for families and community events. She will … Read More

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Second Annual Bridgewater Community Day

Bridgewater Township and the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Bridgewater will be hosting the Second Annual Bridgewater Community Day Featuring Touch-a-Truck & Dog Day on Sunday, September 15 from 11 AM- 2 PM.  Bridgewater Community Day is free and open to the entire community.  The event will be held outdoors on … Read More

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Trip to the Holy Land

What we can learn from MLK’s most important trip of his life By Andrew Esensten Originally posted on myjewishlearning.com in the “Jewish&” blog, on January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. felt uneasy as he and his wife, Coretta, landed in Jerusalem in the winter of 1959. They had come from Lebanon and were eager to … Read More

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