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.
Wed., Oct 29: Introduction to Judaism course begins (24 sessions) - see introjudaismNJ.com. The class is nearly full, but there are a few spaces remaining and it is still possible to sign up.
Thurs Nov 13, 7:30-9pm. The second of a 3-part course "The Cycles of Shabbat" led by USH Rabbinic intern Jonah Rank. Study Shabbat's movements, themes, prayers and practices. Nov 13 session focuses on rituals and practices for welcoming shabbat. Appropriate for beginners and for anyone seeking to deepen understanding of and/or personal practice of shabbat. Please rsvp to the USH office.
The Results Are In! Monday, November 24, 7:00 p.m.-"Survey Says"
Northern New Jersey Jewish community market survey results presentation, United Synagogue of Hoboken, 115 Park Avenue.
Join us for a presentation of the survey results tailored to the south Hudson County community. Find out the implications for the Jewish community in northern New Jersey. Free and open to the public. Please RSVP 201.820.3918 or ElisaH@jfnnj.org.
Friday, Jan. 9, following Shabbat evening services (approx. 8:00 pm). Professor Ofer Sharone, author of "Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences in the US and Israel"
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
Tickets: $18 USH members; $20 non-members. Contact the USH office, 201-659-4000 to make a reservation.
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!