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COMMUNITY CALENDAR December 10 – December 19

The Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting on-line applications for the 2016-2017 academic year at www.alisafund.org

Awards are made for full time study in a yeshiva, seminary or other approved program. One need not be accepted to apply. Deadline for applications is February 16, 2016.

This is a competitively awarded scholarship of $4,000US and only six are granted each year. Scholarship, volunteer activities, and financial need are some of the factors considered.  Full details, application forms, and lists of previous winners can be obtained at www.alisafund.org

Tomchei Shabbos of Bergen County Volunteers needed to pack | Wednesdays | 6:00pm A weekly, bi-monthly or monthly basis. Please only reply if you are willing and able to make a serious commitment. Contact Sara Walzman at [email protected]

Chesed Opportunities Bar and Bat Mitzvah boys and girls! For information how to commemorate your Simcha with a chesed project thru partnering with Tomchei Shabbos, contact Andrea Fields at 973-371-1771×411 or [email protected]

Thursday, December 10

Drinks and Dreidels Chanukah Party- Adults Only

7:30PM, Chabad of Fort Lee, 808 Abbott Blvd, Fort Lee. Sushi, open bar, gourmet latke & donut tasting, menorah lighting. Comedy night featuring hilarious ventriloquist John Pizzi!  Couvert: $45, Sponsor: $500. RSVP @ www.chabadfortlee.com or 201-886-1238.

Friday, December 11

Chanukah Tisch

8:00PM, Congregation Rinat Yisrael

Rinat Yisrael proudly presents its Seventh Annual Gala Shabbat Chanukah Tisch, featuring Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Weinberg. Enjoy an evening of foot -stomping, table thumping Hassidishe songs and Torah led by an outstanding personality. Open to men, women and children; hot refreshments and cool liquids will be in plentiful supply.

Motzei Shabbat, December 12

A Chanukah Celebration Featuring IDF Musical Ensemble in Concert

7:30PM, Cong Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Ave, Englewood Join us for a festive concert with IDF soldiers performing live  Israeli music for the entire family! For further information or to  purchase tickets, please contact Cara: 646-274-9646 or go to  www.fidf.org/hanukkahensemble.  Due to heightened security,  all attendees must

present photo ID at registration.

The Twins From France- Big Chanukah Event

7PM or 9PM, Shaare Tova, 8235 Lefferts Blvd, Kew Gardens, NY

$15 person, under 3 or over 80 years old: free. Separate seating.

Sunday, December 13

Lamdeinu Chanukah Breakfast

9:15-11:30AM, Congregation Beth Aaron, 950 Queen Anne Rd, Teaneck Lamdeinu’s Dean, Rachel Friedman, will speak and Chanukah will be celebrated with a festive breakfast buffet, music and dancing.  Advance reservations are required and can be made @www.lamdeinu.org.

Shlock Rock Chanukah Concert

11:00AM, Ben Porat Yosef, E. 243 Frisch Court, Paramus

$15/student, $20/adult – priority seating available. Purchase tickets at: www.eventbrite.com.For more information contact: [email protected].

Monday, December 14

Jewish National Fund Annual Teaneck Reception

7:00-10:00PM, Congregation Beth Sholom, 354 Maitland Ave, Teaneck

Honoring Circle of Excellence Award Recipients: Joan and Reuben Baron, Joyce Bendavid, Millie Leben, Rabbi Steven Penn, Friends and Family of Gush Etzion. Featured Speaker: Shani Simkovitz, Director of the Gush Etzion Foundation. Glatt Kosher Buffet and Dessert Reception. Minimum Contribution: $180 per person. Kindly RSVP to [email protected].

The Twins From France- Big Chanukah Event

4PM- Girls, 6PM- Boys, 2PM or 8PM- Families, Bais Sarah, 142 Grandview Ave, Monsey, NY

$15 person, under 3 or over 80 years old: free. Separate seating.

Tuesday, December 15

Responding to Trauma with Resilience

8:00PM, Congregation Beth Aaron, 950 Queen Anne Rd, Teaneck

Congregation Beth Aaron and Strength to Strength present an intimate conversation with Chavie Knapp and Sarri Singer, survivors of bus bombing terror attacks in Israel. Moderated by Rabbi Larry Rothwachs.

Thursday, December 17

Film Screening: Beneath the Helmet

7:30-9:00PM, Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Avenue, Tenafly

A coming-of-age story which follows the journey of five Israeli high school graduates who are drafted into the army to defend their country. This film illustrates how these young men and women are defending not only their homes, but also the values of peace, equality, opportunity, democracy, religious tolerance and women’s rights. $10

Support the Widows and Orphans of the IDF

8:00-9:30PM, Home of Susan and Mark Wiesen, 668 North Forest Dr., Teaneck

Parlor meeting for the benefit of the IDF WIDOWS and ORPHANS (IDFWO). Ms. Nava Shoham Solan, director of the IDFWO, an IDF widow, will be speaking. Meet the young men in our community who served in the IDF, some of whom fought in Gaza in Operation Protective Edge.

Motzei Shabbat, December 19

Project Ezrah Annual Dinner

8:00-11:30PM, Congregation Ahavath Torah, Englewood

Honoring: Rabbi Steven Weil, Amy & Joshua Fogelman, Ellen & Richard Gertler, Emily & Eli Isak, Maren & Robbie Scharf,  Rivka & Baruch Stein. Dinner proceeds go directly to client support, enabling them to put food on their tables, stay in their homes and find meaningful employment so that they can be self-supportive and contributing members of our community.

 

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