Dear Members of Or Chadash,
Each year the Jewish People throughout the world gather around the Seder table, united in our collective memory of the passage from slavery to freedom. It is my pleasure to invite you and your family to join me for our Or Chadash Congregational Seder. We will join together in story (Haggadah means "the telling") and song as together we create a meaningful holiday experience. Please use this link to RSVP
. This week:
Wednesday, April 1 - 7 PM - Sisterhood "Clean out your Chametz"THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.Thursday, April 2 - NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOLFriday, April 3 - Celebrate Shabbat at HomeHave a Happy and Sweet Passover!
Saturday, April 4 - 5PM - Second Night Seder at Or Chadash
Please see top heading for further information about this Upcoming Event. You may use this link to RSVP
by Wednesday, April 1st. Thank you!
Sunday, April 5 - NO SUNDAY RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
SAVE THE DATE...Monday, April 13 - Jewish LIFE - Jewish Film Series
"No Place on Earth" followed by a discussion with Chris Nicola, the explorer who found the caves. October 1942 - Esther Stermer, along with some family members and a group of other families, seek asylum underground to evade being caught by pursuing Nazis. They remain hidden below for nearly a year and a half - the longest recorded uninterrupted underground survival occurrence. Their harrowing story is unearthed by accident when cave explorer Chris Nicola, stumbles upon remnants left behind by the cave dwellers. Through extensive research and determination, Nicola locates a few of the survivors and has them share their incredible story of strength and perseverance.
This film is "an Inspiring tale of endurance" Philadelphia Inquirer "An Amazing Chapter on WWII History" Minneapolis Star Tribune. The documentary film screening will be followed by a discussion led by Chris Nicola.
Run time: 83 minutes Hosted by the JCC Fee: $5/person
For questions or to register call 908.725.6994 x 201. Please use this link
for any further information. Tuesday, April 14 - 7 PM - Bildner Center at Rutgers University
or 848-932-2033. More information is available on the website BildnerCenter.rutgers.edu
.Or Chadash Sisterhood Presents: Sunday Morning Trail Walks and Coffee Talks
Want to meet some new people, or catch up with friends you only see in the hallways of OC or while waiting to pick up your children?
Join us monthly for either a quick trail walk, and/or a quick coffee klatch!
We never seem to have time to get together, so a nice walk and talk during Hebrew school on Sundays seemed to be just the thing!
We are scheduling the walks and coffee shops alternately between Flemington and Clinton: Baker's Treat, and Citispot, respectively.
, 646-491-2648), or just show up!
Bring walking shoes, and garbage bags for trail walk in case we find garbage to clean up. JOIN US!!!!!!
Trail walk 9:30-10:00 Weather dependent! This is a fair weather event ONLY!
Coffee talk 10:15 - 11:00
Sunday, April 26 - 9 AM - March of Dimes Walk at Spruce Run Reservoir
Please join Jazzy Parliyan and her team, Team Mitzvah, to raise money and awareness of prematurity for a VERY easy walk in the park, literally! Bring your dog(s)! Bring your friend(s)! To register or just donate, please click http://www.marchofdimes.org
), and specify your t-shirt size, by April 5th. Tuesday, May 12 - 6:30 PM - Sisterhood Paint Party Studio (Tentative)
More specific details to follow. Saturday, June 6 - 6PM - 2nd Annual Wine Tasting Event
Come Join Or Chadash for our 2nd Annual Wine Tasting Event at the Old York Cellars. Enjoy the night and bring friends. It will be lots of fun - wine tasting, scrumptious food and tons of gift baskets to bid upon.
Cost: $40/person. All funds raised go to support Or Chadash. To RSVP for this event, please click here
. Thursday, June 11 - 7 PM Sisterhood Book Club at the OC
(Date is tentative, but it will be the week of 6/8)
) with any questions. Join the Scrip Program:
Purchase scrip (gift cards) and earn money from retailers for Or Chadash without spending anything extra! Plus, reduce your dues: for every dollar your scrip purchase earns Or Chadash, you will receive 25% back as a reduction of your dues. Click here for the scrip FAQs
. Click here for the scrip website
. Please reach out to Christine Berg with any questions or for help getting started:
Thank you for participating in this great fundraiser for Or Chadash!
Refuah Sh'leima (Get well) to...
I hope to see you at these and other programs of Or Chadash.
Rabbi Joseph M. Forman