Jewish LIFE

Jewish LIFE

THE JCC IS PLEASED TO BE A FOUNDING PARTNER IN Jewish LIFE, Learning Is For Everyone, our community’s award-winning adult Jewish adult education series featuring nationally and internationally acclaimed speakers, authors, scholars, film series as well as classes taught by local rabbis and synagogue professional staff. The JCC is pleased to host many of the Jewish LIFE special events.  Jewish LIFE is supported by the JCC, Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties, Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties and 12 area synagogues.

Jewish LIFE Mission

JEWISH LIFE, A COLLABORATIVE, COMMUNITY SIDE JEWISH ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM created by the JCC, Rabbis, lay leadership and Jewish agencies, strives to expand and enhance the Jewish educational opportunities offered to both affiliated and non-affiliated Jews in Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties.

Jewish LIFE is Supported by:

Chabad of Greater Somerset County
Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Somerset County
Chabad of Hunterdon County
Flemington Jewish Community Center
Congregation Kehilat Shalom, Belle Mead
Congregation Knesseth Israel, Bound Brook
Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties
Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties

Or Chadash, the Reform Temple of Hunterdon County
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center, Bridgewater
Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey
Temple Beth- El, Hillsborough
Temple Beth El, Somerset
Temple Har Shalom, Warren
Temple Sholom, Bridgewater


$180 includes 1 Ticket with Reserved Seating for each event.


$360 includes 2 Tickets with Reserved Seating for each event.

Patron and Benefactor fee excludes certain programs including Melton School, iEngage, Imagine and Celebrate Israel. The Jewish LIFE brochure detailing program offerings and special events during the 2018-2019 season will be available Fall 2018.

Jewish LIFE at the “J”

Tot Shabbat 

10:30 AM -11:15 AM 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!

Summer Family Fun Nights

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

DJ at the pool with games and contests!

Rock Climbing Adventures up at camp, for both adults and kids to enjoy!

Make your own ice cream sundaes & root beer floats!

Tie Dye at the Pool. You provide the item, we provide the rubber bands and dye.

Jump between the pool and inflatable for some water fun!