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.
Fri. Sept. 12, at 6:00pm is the last 'Shabbat in the Park' of the season.
Bring a picnic dinner (kosher or vegetarian please) to Church Square Park, 5th/Park; we'll bring the challah and grape juice. Join Rabbi Scheinberg for song, prayer and stories to welcome Shabbat. Especially for families with infants and toddlers, though children and adults of all ages are invited. RSVP appreciated (thought not required) to firstname.lastname@example.org. (in the event of rain, this event will be cancelled.) (Please note: regular Friday night services take place at 7pm as usual.)
Sat., Oct 11: My Jewish Neighborhood Sukkah Hop
It's never too early to think about Sukkot! If you are building a sukkah this year, we hope you will be one of the hosts of our My Jewish Neighborhood Sukkah Hop! Sat Oct 11, 5-7.30pm -- to host, all you need to do is be willing to welcome some USH people into your Sukkah at that time. (A combination of people you invite, and people who rsvp through the USH office). Contact email@example.com if you want to be a host!
Thurs., Oct 16: Simhat Torah celebration and dancing in the streets (6:30pm)
Wed., Oct 29: Introduction to Judaism course begins (24 sessions) - see introjudaismNJ.com
Sunday, November 2: Philip & Claire Meistrich Speaker Program and Brunch: Rabbi Marvin Tokayer and Ellen Rodman, authors of Pepper, Silk & Ivory: Amazing Stories about Jews and the Far East
Sunday, November 9: Book Fair Family Day
Tuesday, November 11: For young adults: An evening with American-Israeli comedian and writer Benji Lovitt: "Because the Middle East is Funny..."
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
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!