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February 2019

Religion and Conflict Across the Globe: Is There a Remedy?

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
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$5

Presented by Professor Peter Ochs Recent news headlines seem to give secularists more courage to say “We told you so!” Is religion itself really dangerous to humankind? Or has it taken western diplomats too long to realize that religious groups do not necessarily act like other social groups? The thesis of this presentation is that there are religious resources for peace as well as conflict, that it takes special knowledge to understand religions, and that new coalitions of government and…

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Kabbalat Shabbat Katan

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
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Free

Please join us for Kabbalat Shabbat Katan and greet Shabbat with young families from TJC! We will sing songs, tell stories, and make new friends! Please join us afterwards for a dairy potluck dinner. Questions? Email us: sdiamondstein@thejewishcenter.org

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Jewish Center Women presents: 93 Queen a film by Paula Eiselt

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
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$12

Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, 93QUEEN follows a group of tenacious Hasidic women who are smashing the patriarchy in their community by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City. With unprecedented -- and insider -- access, 93QUEEN offers up aunique portrayal of a group of empowered women who are taking matters into their own hands to change their own community from within. OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY $8 for Jewish Center members $12…

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Mosaic and Mikvah: Synagogues in Ancient Israel Before and After the Destruction of the Second Temple

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
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Brown bag dairy lunch. Coffee and pastries will be served. Join us for a visual tour of archaeological finds in Israel that shed new light on Jewish religious practices while the Second Temple still stood and after its destruction. This program will be presented by Beverly Rubman and Roslyn Vanderbilt. Beverly Rubman (JD, MA -Jewish Studies) is a Chaplain in the Secure@Home program at JFCS and has been teaching Adult Education courses at Adath Israel Congregation for the past 15…

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March 2019

Egger Shabbaton Scholar in Residence

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
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Egger Shabbaton Scholar in Residence – March 1-3, 2019 Social Justice in our Contemporary Jewish World Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz President & Dean of Valley Beit Midrash in Phoenix, Arizona  Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz spent many years of his childhood in Princeton and his family were members of The Jewish Center. He studied at the University of Texas as an undergraduate, Harvard University for a Master’s degree in Leadership and Psychology, Yeshiva University for a second Master’s Degree in Jewish Philosophy, and…

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Mindful Prayer / Meditation Mincha

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
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Mindful Prayer/Meditation Mincha, led by Ruth Goldston The Shabbat afternoon service, Mincha, is a wonderful time to slow down and savor your prayer experience. We use mindfulness meditation techniques to focus on words, texts and ideas associated with both the service and next week’s Torah reading. In so doing, you will have the opportunity to discover the richness of silence, and to deepen your appreciation of the many layers of meaning in the liturgy. You will leave feeling relaxed, refreshed…

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Great Minds Salon: Using Israeli Technology To Take On The World

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
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$5

Allon Bloch will be speaking about “Using Israeli Technology To Take On The World”. Using Israeli technology to take on the world Allon will describe his experiences in building major companies such as Wix (small business website and infrastructure platform, multi-billion value on Nasdaq), Vroom (large online car retailer) and K (emerging AI driven primary care digital health company). Allon will detail how he leverages Israeli technical knowhow and creativity to build global companies and why he enjoys being the…

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Shabbat Katan

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
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Shabbat Katan is a monthly service designed for Preschool/Kindergarten-aged children and their families. Warm and spirited, this interactive Shabbat experience will include stories, prayers, songs, and a brief Torah reading. Stay for Shabbat Katan lunch and get to meet other families with little ones. Bring your friends, everyone is welcome! Questions? Email us: sdiamondstein@thejewishcenter.org

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JCC Abrams Camp Open House

February 19 @ 12:00 pm
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Princeton Board of Health Monthly Public Meeting

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm