upcoming programs and events
Wednesday Study Group, meeting In Rabbi Scheinberg's office in the Kaplan Building. 9:15 - 10:30 am. Currently studying Exodus. No prior education required; no prior knowledge required; no reservation required. This class is free.
Wed., Oct 29: Introduction to Judaism course begins (24 sessions) - see introjudaismNJ.com. The class is nearly full, but there are a few spaces remaining and it is still possible to sign up.
Hockey fans: Wed. Dec. 17 (during Hanukkah) is NJ Devils - Jewish Heritage Night! USH has reserved 20 seats that are available for purchase, a unique experience on the 2nd night of Hanukkah. Specially priced group ticket rate, menorah lighting, Jewish heritage night t-shirt, and post-game Hanukkah concert. Please call (201-306-1111) or email Rhonda Strosberg as soon as possible to reserve your ticket!
Sat. Dec. 20 at 5:15 pm, the community is invited to a Hanukkah party for families with
children five years old and younger. Havdalah, candle-lighting, refreshments and entertainment. RSVP to
Kaplan Coop Preschool.
Sat. Dec. 20, is the annual Hanukkah bar crawl, sponsored by Jewish Young Adults of Hoboken. For more information https://www.facebook.com/events/1523291024595307/?ref=4
Friday, Jan. 9, following Shabbat evening services (approx. 8:00 pm). Professor Ofer Sharone, author of "Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences in the US and Israel"
Sunday, January 11: Philip & Claire Meistrich Speaker Program and Brunch: Gary Rosenblatt, editor and publisher of New York Jewish Week, author of Between the Lines: Reflections on the American Jewish Experience
Tickets: $18 USH members; $20 non-members. Contact the USH office, 201-659-4000 to make a reservation. For an interview with Gary Rosenblatt, Daniel Gordis, and Ethan Bronner, see this video.
Friday-Saturday, January 30-31: Scholar-in-residence weekend with Rabbi David Golinkin, President of the Schechter Institute of Judaic Studies, Jerusalem
Sunday, February 22: Philip & Claire Meistrich Speaker Program and Brunch: "What do kids eat? What should kids eat?" with USH members Rachel Meltzer (author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Going Vegetarian) and Dina Rose (author of It's Not About the Broccoli: Three Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating)
Sunday, March 1: Preschool Purim event featuring Mama Doni
Wednesday, March 4: Purim eve celebration
Saturday, March 7: USH Casino Night
Saturday, April 4: Congregational 2nd night Passover Seder
Fri-Sun., May 15-17: Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the dedication of our synagogue building (dedicated May 16, 1915)! Public ceremony and shabbat dinner on Friday evening May 15, and celebratory concert on Sunday May 17!