All the latest TJC Happenings


WeeklyChadashot (Newsletter)


April 21, 2017

25 Nisan 5777





Friday, April 21  Candle Lighting is 7:26 pm

6:15pm  Zamru Muscial Shabbat followed by a Potluck vegetarian 

Dinner Social Hall read more

6:30pm  Kabbalat Shabbat Service Beit Midrash


Saturday, April 22 - Shemini  - Shabbat Mevarchim HaChodesh

8:45am    Bible BaBoker  Adult Library

9:30am    Shabbat Morning Service  Sanctuary

9:30am    Shabbat School  Beit Midrash

10:15am  Library Minyan (Study Session) Adult Library

10:30am  Junior Congregation Beit Midrash



Yasher Koach to those reading Torah & Haftarah this Shabbat

Adam Scheer

Marcus Brody

Bob Lebeau

Donna Gabai


Sunday, April 23 

9am          Minyan     Beit Midrash

9am          Religious School  

9am          Adult Hebrew Downstairs Conference Room

1pm          The Israel Panel ProjedThe Six Day War to the UN Resolution  Social Hall


Monday, April 24


Yiddish Reading Group  

 Adult Library


Tuesday, April 25

8-Noon     TASK Casserole Drop-off  Kitchen

4pm           Religious School

7:30pm      Long Range Congregational Meeting  Social Hall


Wednesday, April 26 - Rosh Chodesh Iyar

7am          Minyan  Beit Midrash

9:30am     Yad B'Yad  Choir Room

12:15pm   Adult Ed: Talmud Study  Beit Midrash

4pm          Religious School 

6pm          Zayin / Tichon

6:30pm     Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Memorial Day Service and Program  Social Hall


Thursday, April 27 - Rosh Chodesh Iyar

7pm            Religious School Committee Meeting  Youth Lounge

7:30pm       LASHIR Rehearsal  Beit Midrash


Friday, April 28 - Candle Lighting 7:33 pm 

10am         Yad B'Yad  Choir Room Beit Midrash

6:30pm      Kabbalat Shabbat Service  Beit Midrash





We are happy to report that the bathrooms on the parking lot side of our building have been finished and will be open this shabbat.


TJC Bathrooms on the other side will be finished next week.


We thank everyone for their understanding and cooperation as we make

The Jewish Center open and welcoming to all.




Wed., April 26 * 9:30am - Choir Room

Yad B'Yad - Infant and Toddler Class 

Spend time with your child singing, celebrating Shabbat and holidays, making new friends and building community. 

Contact Gila Levin at for more information.


Wed., April 26  1pm - Choir Room

Enrichment - Ages 3-5  

This program introduces children to the fun and warmth of 

Jewish culture and traditions through song, dance, stories, arts & crafts and cooking. 

Contact Gila Levin at for more information.


Fri., April 28  

 * 10am - Choir Room

Yad B'Yad - Infant and Toddler Class

Spend time with your child singing, celebrating Shabbat and holidays, making new friends and building community.


Saturday, April 29 * 11am - Youth Lounge

Shabbat Katan

A wonderful way to celebrate Shabbat with other families who have young children.  Join us afterwards for a Kiddush lunch. Make new friends and celebrate with old ones.  

Add'l. Shabbat Katan Dates: May 13 and June 10





For more information about our Religious school

Ganon (ages 3-4), Gan Katan (ages 4-5) and 

Yad B'Yad (infant and toddlers) contact Gila Levin, Director at





Overnight Adventure at the Philadelphia Zoo

Saturday, May 13 * 7pm - Sunday, May 14 * 10:30am

 All students in Grades 3-7 

Cost: $75 per student (TJC Member)/$125 per student *non TJC member) 


Includes bus transportation, zoo sleepover program, dinner, breakfast and snacks. read more



For information on our Youth Groups 

(Grades 1-7) and Tichon (Teens - Grades 8-12) contact Neil Wise, Director of Programming & Development at







Sat., April 22 & 29 * 8:30-9:30am - Adult Library

Bible BaBoker read more


Sun., April 23 & 30 * 9am-Noon 

Conversational Hebrew with 

Edna Bryn-Noiman  

(New students welcome)

Advanced Beginner  9 -10am

Advanced 10-11am 

Beginners: 11:00am.-Noon



Sun. April 23

The Israel Panel Project at TJC Presents

"The Six Day War to the UN Resolution" How did we get from there to here in 50 years?  


Mon., April 24 * 1:30 pm - Adult Library

Yiddish Reading Group 

Do you remember warm Yiddish-speaking at home, hearing or reading Yiddish?     



Wed., April 26 *  12:15 pm - Beit Midrash

Talmud Study Group                                              

Analysis of selected passages and sugiyot in the Babylonian Talmud and related texts. Previous familiarity with Talmud study is recommended.


Wed., April 26 * 6:30pm

Service and Program in Commemoration of 

Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Memorial Day

Service conducted by Rabbi Feldman and Hazzan Dulkin

Speaker will be Robin Black - co-author of One Voice, Two Lives - From Auschwitz Prisoner to 101st Airborne Trooper, a Holocaust Memoir The True-Life Story of Cantor David Wisnia


Thurs., May 4 * 10 am - Social Hall

55 Plus Lecture read more


Sun., May 7 * 2pm

Coffee, Cake & Islam

Join the Women of JCW and The Ahmadiyya Mosque for an informative afternoon  read more






Tues., May 16 * 7:30pm  Beit Midrash  


TJC Book Club

"Fabulous Small Jews"  by Joseph Epstein 


Tues., May 16 * 7:30pm Social Hall

Great Minds Salon with Sammy Politziner

His Talk: 

The Art of Maximizing Social Good

       read more



Thurs., May 18 * 9:30am at Bon Appetit in the Princeton Shopping Center

JCW: Tea and Talk with Hazzan Dulkin

Drop in for a morning of schmoozing, discussion, learning and connecting.



Wednesday, April 26 * 6:30pm at The Jewish Center


Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Memorial Day


Service and Program in commemoration of Yom HaShoah

Speaker is Robin Black - The co-author of One Voice: Two Lives From Auschwitz Prisoner to 101st Airborne Trooper, a Holocaust Memoir


This program is open to the public and we welcome teens and adults to join us.



Sunday, April 30, 2017 * 6:30pm


 at The Jewish Center

Israel's Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers and Terror Victims.


This program is open to the community.


Torah Tastings, Transformative Teaching, TED Talk, Tasty Tidbits.....


Tempted?  Join us at TJC,

May 30  7-10pm


Join us for an exciting, engaging, challenging evening of Torah learning.  In celebration of Shavuot, our evening will include in-depth workshops, speed learning and an ELI (think Jewish TED) talk.  And, delicious food, of course.  Check our next e-mail for details.  We hope to see you there!





Sunday, April 30 * 1-6pm

Rain or Shine in Downtown Princeton




The Jewish Center has a booth - come visit us.

225+ artists, crafters, merchants and nonprofits /Continuous live entertainment on six stages / Child-friendly activities and performances / Food from around the globe.

The Jewish Community Choir of Princeton

Sunday, June 4 * 3pm at

The Jewish Center



35th Annual Concert

Join us for Fascinating Musical "Perspectives"


Free and Open to the Public.


For more information contact: 

Dr. Edelman at






We are worth what we are willing to share with others 


Our thanks and appreciation to everyone who keeps TJC vital through volunteering and financial support all year long.


  • Annual Fund Contributions
  • Simcha & Memorial Donations to our Funds (see back of printed newsletter)
  • Memorial & Tree of Life Plaques
  • Sponsorship of Programs or Kiddush
  • Bricks
  • Life & Legacy Planned Giving 

If you wish to learn more about how you can make a financial contribution to TJC, contact Neil Wise,




We can't do it without you! 

Whether you want to chair a program, 

join a committee, or spend a few hours doing volunteer work  - we need your time and talent.   


To volunteer a talent, join a specific committee or special event, contact Debbie Orel,