upcoming programs and events

Complete list of programs and activities for the year.

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 14, 7-9:30pm: Introduction to Judaism course begins (24 sessions) - see introjudaismNJ.com for more info about this course that fulfills the bulk of the educational requirements for conversion to Judaism. Beginning Wednesday, October 14, 7-9:30pm, and continuing for 24 weeks, taught by Rabbi Scheinberg and Shoshana Goldberg-Lee.

Tues. Dec. 1, 7:30 -9:30pm - we're holding a workshop for engaged couples on "Planning a Jewish Wedding." Learn about Jewish traditions and customs for your special day. Led by Rabbi Scheinberg, , $20/couple. RSVP by November 24 to 201-659-4000 or office@hobokensynagogue.org.

Fri. Dec 4 is a Shabbat dinner for young adults with special guest Yerach Meiersdorf: "The Hanukkah Story and Today's Israel." "In those days at this season".... How is today's Israel similar to or different from the Israel of the Maccabees? Yerach Meiersdorf, a young adult studying to become a Masorti (Conservative) rabbi in Israel, has served as a leader and educator in Israeli and American Jewish communities and is uniquely qualified to speak about some of the challenges faced by Israel today. Join us for Shabbat dinner with great food and great conversation! $15/person; rsvp to bit.ly/yerachdinner2015

Hanukkah! Just a few of our great Hanukkah events this year: Sun. Dec. 6 is New Jersey Devils Jewish Heritage Night. What a way to start Hanukkah! Devils vs. Florida Panthers at Prudential stadium. 7:00pm. There will be a menorah lighting on the main concourse, special Jewish Heritage Night t-shirt, and a post-game concert. If you want to go, contact rhondalism@gmail.com.

Saturday December 12,6pm celebrate Hanukkah with Aram Rubenstein-Gillis and friends! A participatory musical evening, including Havdalah and candle-lighting led by LC music teacher Adam Blotner and Rabbi Scheinberg, and Hanukkah delicacies, especially for families of kids age 5-13. It all starts at 6pm and it's free... more info: kaplanlearningcenter@gmail.com.

Saturday December 12: Jewish Young Adults of Hoboken annual Hanukkah Bar Crawl: see the JYAH Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/events/1000340166683918/, for more info.

Sun. Dec. 13, 3:30 - 5:30pm. is the Kaplan Preschool community Hanukkah party for families with children 5 years old and younger. It's open to the community. Candle-lighting, refreshments, Drum Tales and more! RSVP to ushpreschool@gmail.com. Cost: $5.00 per person, cash or check; pay at the door.

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