Connections to Israel

Forge a deep connection to Israeli life and culture.
Experience the richness of Israel with our Hebrew singing, vibrant Israeli dancing, and captivating Israeli films.

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts”–Harry S Truman 


Israel Film Festival โ€“ Save the Date!
Jewish Federation of Northern NJโ€™s Annual Israel Film Festival with a film screened at the JCC. For updated information, contact The Federationโ€™s Center for
Israel Engagement at 201-820-3955.
Sunday, 11/19, 7 pm

Makhela-An Israeli Style Choir
With Zvi Klein, conductor and musical director
Join the Israeli choir and sing some of your favorite Hebrew songs, old and new, with others. Participants must know how to read and sing in Hebrew. Reading musical notes NOT required. Every other week.

ืืช ื”ืžื ื’ื™ื ื” ื”ื–ืืช ืื™ ืืคืฉืจ ืœื”ืคืกื™ืง!  ืœื—ื•ื‘ื‘ื™ ื”ืฉื™ืจื” ื”ื™ืฉืจืืœื™ืช: 
ื—ื‘ื•ืจืช ื”ื–ืžืจ ืฆื™ืคื•ืจื™ ืฉื™ืจ ืžื–ืžื™ื ื” ืืชื›ื ืœื”ืฆื˜ืจืฃ ืืœื™ื ื•, ืœืžืคื’ืฉื™ ืฉื™ืจื” ื‘ืขื‘ืจื™ืช, ืฉื™ืจื™ื ื™ืฉื ื™ื ื•ื—ื“ืฉื™ื,  ื‘ืื•ื•ื™ืจื” ื›ื™ืคื™ืช, ืœืœื ืฆื•ืจืš ื‘ืงืจื™ืืช ืชื•ื•ื™ื ื•ื‘ื ื™ืฆื•ื—ื• ื”ืžืงืฆื•ืขื™ ื•ื”ืกื•ื—ืฃ ืฉืœ ืฆื‘ื™ ืงืœื™ื™ืŸ, 
ื‘-JCC, Tenafly .
ืœื”ืจืฉืžื” ืื ื ืคื ื• ืœื—ื ื” ืืจื“: ืื• Esther Mazor at the JCC 201-408-1456

7 Wednesdays, 9/13 โ€“ 11/29, 7:30 pm -10 pm, $130/$150

Israeli Dancing
With Tamar and Zeev
Your favorite circle and couplesโ€™ dances, featuring popular new dances.
Thursdays ongoing, 6:30 pm – 9 pm Circles, 9 pm – 11 pm Couples
Admission: $17/$20 (pay at the door)

Judaic Studies – Virtual
The Evelyn and Harold Meltzer Judaic Scholar-In-Residence Programs
Rabbi Reuven Kimelman, Scholar-in-Residence

The Song of Songs
The Biblical, Midrashic, and Kabbalistic meaning of The Song of Songs.
How can the Bible have so many levels of meaning at the same time?
15 Wednesdays, 9/13-12/20, 10:15 am -11:15 am, $150/$225

High Holiday Seminar
The Political Implications of the Rosh Hashanah Liturgy.
How universal is the prayer for the messianic era?
Wednesday, 9/13, 8 pm, Free and Open to the Community


Chanukah Seminar 
Daniel and the Book of Maccabees, who got it right historically?
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 8 pm, Free and Open to the Community