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Rosh Chodesh Iyyar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar
May 1 all-day
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar. אִיָיר (transliterated Iyyar or Iyar) is the 2nd month of the Hebrew year, has 29 days, and corresponds to April or May on the Gregorian calendar.
Rosh Chodesh discussion with Elaine Geller 10:30 am
Rosh Chodesh discussion with Elaine Geller @ Shirat Hayam
May 1 @ 10:30 am
Rosh Chodesh discussion with Elaine Geller,  BECOMING EVE by Abby Stein. A light brunch will be served.  Please RSVP to Elaine Geller at momgeller@aol.com or 609-412-0162.
Yom HaZikaron/Yom Ha’Atzmaut Community Program 5:00 pm
Yom HaZikaron/Yom Ha’Atzmaut Community Program @ Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Yom HaZikaron/Yom Ha'Atzmaut Community Program @ Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center
Join our Jewish community for an early observance of Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’Atzmaut on Sunday, May 1, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Milton & Betty Katz JCC. We will begin by honoring
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Rosh Chodesh Iyyar
Rosh Chodesh Iyyar
May 2 all-day
Start of month of Iyyar on the Hebrew calendar. אִיָיר (transliterated Iyyar or Iyar) is the 2nd month of the Hebrew year, has 29 days, and corresponds to April or May on the Gregorian calendar.
Exploring the Tanya 7:30 pm
Exploring the Tanya @ Zoom by Young Israel
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
Exploring the Tanya @ Zoom by Young Israel
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DIY Container Garden 10:30 am
DIY Container Garden @ Zoom by JFS
May 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Spring is in the air! Join garden and healthy eating guru Bernadette Getzler from her backyard for a demonstration on planning, creating and maintaining your own manageable vegetable container garden. Get ready to experience the
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Yom HaZikaron
Yom HaZikaron
May 4 all-day
Israeli Memorial Day. Remembers those who died in the War of Independence and other wars in Israel. The full name of the holiday is Yom HaZikaron LeHalalei Ma’arakhot Yisrael ul’Nifge’ei Pe’ulot HaEivah (Hebrew: יוֹם הזִּכָּרוֹן
Nurse’s Roundtable: Hello Summer: Are You Prepared? 10:30 am
Nurse’s Roundtable: Hello Summer: Are You Prepared? @ Zoom by JFS
May 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Nurse Lori Pasahow & Village Community Specialist Tina Serota for an in-depth discussion about preparing for the summer season. We’ll explore your comfort level (unmasked vs. masked), in-person dining (indoors vs. outdoors), and concerns
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Yom HaAtzma’ut
Yom HaAtzma’ut
May 5 all-day
Israeli Independence Day. Commemorates the declaration of independence of Israel in 1948. Although Yom HaAtzma’ut is normally observed on the 5th of Iyyar, it may be moved earlier or postponed if observance of the holiday
The Positivity Project: Morning Refresh 10:30 am
The Positivity Project: Morning Refresh @ Zoom by JFS
May 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Start your day in an upbeat way! Explore positivity during challenging times with JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Tina Serota. You’ll discover ways to boost your wellness – mind, body and soul. Topics
Katz JCC Jewelry Night at Roberts Brothers Jewelers 6:00 pm
Katz JCC Jewelry Night at Roberts Brothers Jewelers @ Roberts Brothers Jewelers
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Katz JCC Jewelry Night at Roberts Brothers Jewelers – Free and open to the community! Light hors d’voures and refreshments served.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit programs and services at the Katz JCC.
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NextGen visits JOAS for Shabbat 12:00 pm
NextGen visits JOAS for Shabbat
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
NextGen members are invited to join JOAS (Jewish Older Adult Services) for their weekly Shabbat program!
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The Village Movie Society 10:30 am
The Village Movie Society @ Zoom by JFS
May 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join theater teacher and coach Louise Marshall Hacker and Tina Serota for a discussion about the movie, Loving, the true story about an interracial couple’s journey after being legally barred from their home state of
Speaking Out for the Voiceless: A Murray Friedman Memorial Lecture 12:00 pm
Speaking Out for the Voiceless: A Murray Friedman Memorial Lecture @ Pyramid Club
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The AJC of Southern NJ and Philadelphia cordially invites you to the Murray Friedman Memorial Lecture: Speaking Out For the Voiceless: Protecting the Human Rights of Religious Minorities Worldwide This program is open to the
Jewish Composers and the History of America in Film with Marc Lapadula 7:00 pm
Jewish Composers and the History of America in Film with Marc Lapadula @ Temple Beth Shalom
May 10 @ 7:00 pm
With a presentation called, “Jewish Composers and the Story of America in Film”. This presentation will include a discussion of Jewish directors, actors, composers, and screenwriters as we explore powerful themes throughout American Film  
Kulanu Graduation and Awards Ceremony 7:00 pm
Kulanu Graduation and Awards Ceremony @ Shirat Hayam
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Board of Jewish Education’s Kulanu Graduation and Awards Ceremony.
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Mahjong Brunch 10:00 am
Mahjong Brunch @ Katz JCC
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
It’s Back!   Mahjong Brunches!  Register 1 week in advance and save $5.
BINGO 1:00 pm
BINGO @ Zoom by JFS
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join friends and neighbors for an afternoon of fun BINGO games and prizes with Tina Serota. BINGO cards will be delivered to those who register in advance. This event is free for Holocaust Survivors and Village Members. For non-members, the cost
The Rules We Live By 7:00 pm
The Rules We Live By @ Zoom by JFS
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
A collaborative effort between The Rothenberg Center for Family Life at JFS and the South Jersey Board of Rabbis and Cantors. What “Commandments” are relevant in 2022?  Explore hidden lessons to guide us toward a
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Game Day – Shirat Hayam 11:30 am
Game Day – Shirat Hayam @ Shirat Hayam
May 12 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Game Day - Shirat Hayam @ Shirat Hayam
Vaccination Cards will be required at the door.  All players must be fully vaccinated and boosted. RSVP to Stella Ann Borenstein 609-822-3737
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Memoir Workshop 10:30 am
Memoir Workshop @ Zoom by JFS
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Experience the thrill of capturing your life’s adventures, history and ancestry at a Memoir Workshop led by award-winning author and Drexel University Professor of Creative Writing and Publishing, Harriet Levin Millan. You need a laptop
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Pesach Sheni
Pesach Sheni
May 15 all-day
Second Passover, one month after Passover https://hebcal.com/h/pesach-sheni-2022?uc=ical-jewish-holidays-all
Chasing Childhood: A Documentary Screening and Conversation 3:00 pm
Chasing Childhood: A Documentary Screening and Conversation @ JCC Auditorium
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Chasing Childhood is a feature length documentary that explores a phenomenon affecting kids from a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds. Free play and independence have all but disappeared. The film explores how we got here and
BJE Board Meeting & Annual Meeting 6:00 pm
BJE Board Meeting & Annual Meeting @ TBA
May 15 @ 6:00 pm
Board Meeting & Annual Meeting
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Exploring the Tanya 7:30 pm
Exploring the Tanya @ Zoom by Young Israel
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
Exploring the Tanya @ Zoom by Young Israel
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Comfort Cooking 10:30 am
Comfort Cooking @ Zoom by JFS
May 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Bernadette Getzler as she takes you on a food journey using fresh ingredients. Learn to cook Memorial Day recipes in new and inventive ways with healthier options.
JFS Board of Directors Meeting 5:45 pm
JFS Board of Directors Meeting @ JFS Boardroom
May 17 @ 5:45 pm
Board of Directors Meeting
2022 Grinspoon Commencement, Gail Littman Award Presentation & Closing Ceremony – LIFE & LEGACY 7:00 pm
2022 Grinspoon Commencement, Gail Littman Award Presentation & Closing Ceremony – LIFE & LEGACY
May 17 @ 7:00 pm
On Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 7PM our Jewish community will be recognized at the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s 2022 Commencement, Gail Littman Award Presentation. This ceremony serves to honor the hard work of our community
Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood 7:00 pm
Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood @ Temple Beth Shalom
May 17 @ 7:00 pm
Mark Oppenheimer provides a piercing portrait of the struggles and triumphs of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in the country, in the wake of unspeakable tragedy that highlights the hopes, fears,
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The Positivity Project: Evening Retreat 7:00 pm
The Positivity Project: Evening Retreat @ Zoom by JFS
May 18 @ 7:00 pm
Shed the cares of the day and prepare for a restful night! Explore positivity during challenging times with JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Tina Serota. You’ll discover ways to boost your wellness –
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Lag BaOmer
Lag BaOmer
May 19 all-day
33rd day of counting the Omer https://hebcal.com/h/lag-baomer-2022?uc=ical-jewish-holidays-all
Coffee Klatch 10:30 am
Coffee Klatch @ Zoom by JFS
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Your world in 60 minutes! Join a fast-paced discussion on politics, technology, world events, the arts, religion, and more. Moderated by Tina Serota.
JFS & JCC Golf Tournament 1:00 pm
JFS & JCC Golf Tournament @ Harbor Pines Golf Club
May 19 @ 1:00 pm
The 9th Annual JFS & JCC Golf Tournament takes place on Thursday, May 19. Registration begins at 1pm. Shotgun start: 1:30pm. Cost: $225 per golfer includes: Greens Fees, Golf Cart, Food Stations and Beverages. Sponsorship
JFED Nomination Committee Meeting 5:30 pm
JFED Nomination Committee Meeting
May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Jewish Federation Nomination Committee Meeting (virtual)
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NextGen Lag B’Omer Shabbat 7:00 pm
NextGen Lag B’Omer Shabbat
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NextGen members are invited to attend this adults-only outdoor Shabbat dinner at a private residence in Northfield. Please RSVP to rachel@jewishbytheshore.org for the address.
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JCC Spring Open House 10:00 am
JCC Spring Open House @ Katz JCC
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Spring Open House at the Jewish Community Center.
Jewish National Fund-USA Spirit of Israel Community Brunch 10:00 am
Jewish National Fund-USA Spirit of Israel Community Brunch @ Congregation Beth El
May 22 @ 10:00 am
Jewish National Fund-USA Spirit of Israel Community Brunch at 10 am at Congregation Beth El in Voorhees, NJ on Sunday, May 22. The contact person is Brandon Cohen, bcohen@jnf.org. 215-285-8524.  
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Evening of Yoga with Candace 7:00 pm
Evening of Yoga with Candace @ Zoom by JFS
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Candice Martin for a Yoga class via Zoom. Find balance and tranquility while experiencing mental, physiological and spiritual rejuvenation. Burn off excess energy through gentle body movements, wind down to a deeper state of
Exploring the Tanya 7:00 pm
Exploring the Tanya @ Zoom by Young Israel
May 23 @ 7:00 pm
Exploring the Tanya @ Zoom by Young Israel
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JOAS Card Game Day 11:00 am
JOAS Card Game Day @ Linwood Country Club
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
A fundraiser for JOAS.
A Salute to the United States Armed Forces 1:00 pm
A Salute to the United States Armed Forces @ Milton & Betty Katz JCC Auditorium
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A Salute to the United States Armed Forces @ Milton & Betty Katz JCC Auditorium
Free & Open to the public – see flyer for details: A Salute to the United States Armed Forces Flyer May 2022
Spring Bouquets with RainFlorist 6:30 pm
Spring Bouquets with RainFlorist @ Zoom by JFS
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join friends and neighbors as we create seasonal floral bouquets at the Katz JCC, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate. This hands-on workshop will be hosted by Kim, owner of RainFlorist, located in Ventnor. This
Sister Celeste Mokrzycski Ukraine Refugee Experience 7:00 pm
Sister Celeste Mokrzycski Ukraine Refugee Experience @ Shirat Hayam
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sister Celeste Mokrzycski Ukraine Refugee Experience @ Shirat Hayam
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Speaker: American Airline pilot, Robert (Bob) McNally 11:00 am
Speaker: American Airline pilot, Robert (Bob) McNally @ Shirat Hayam
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sponsored by the Men’s Club – Everyone is welcome $5 fee to cover security costs Please RSVP to Ben Mashioff at 609-217-4857.
Jo Invester, author of once a girl, always a boy 7:00 pm
Jo Invester, author of once a girl, always a boy @ Shirat Hayam
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A Family Memoir of a Transgender Journey No fee In person only Please RSVP to Judy Zon at judyzon@gmail.com or 610-952-3953  
Rubbing Elbows with David Spatz 7:00 pm
Rubbing Elbows with David Spatz @ Beth Judah Wildwood Social Hall
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rubbing Elbows:  With David Spatz Pre-registration required   $10 fee payable at the door
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Game Day at Shirat Hayam 11:30 am
Game Day at Shirat Hayam @ Shirat Hayam
May 26 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Game Day at Shirat Hayam @ Shirat Hayam
Vaccination Cards will be required at the door.  All players must be fully vaccinated and boosted. Please RSVP to Stella Ann Borenstein – 609-822-3737
Trivia Game Day 4:00 pm
Trivia Game Day @ Zoom by JFS
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Test your knowledge and compete for the top prize! Trivia topics include science, geography, history, music, theater, movies and more. This event is free for Holocaust Survivors and Village Members. For non-members, the cost is
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Avoda Awards Service 7:30 pm
Avoda Awards Service @ Shirat Hayam
May 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Avoda Awards Service
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Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Sivan
Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Sivan
May 28 all-day
Molad Sivan: Mon, 4 minutes and 2 chalakim after 18:00
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Yom Yerushalayim
Yom Yerushalayim
May 29 all-day
Jerusalem Day. Commemorates the re-unification of Jerusalem in 1967 https://hebcal.com/h/yom-yerushalayim-2022?uc=ical-jewish-holidays-all
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Exploring the Tanya 7:00 pm
Exploring the Tanya @ Zoom by Young Israel
May 30 @ 7:00 pm
Exploring the Tanya @ Zoom by Young Israel
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Rosh Chodesh Sivan
Rosh Chodesh Sivan
May 31 all-day
Start of month of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar. Sivan (סִיוָן) is the 3rd month of the Hebrew year, has 30 days, and corresponds to May or June on the Gregorian calendar. רֹאשׁ חוֹדֶשׁ, transliterated
DIY Container Garden 10:30 am
DIY Container Garden @ Zoom by JFS
May 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Village Community Specialist Tina Serota live from her front porch for a demonstration on transitioning your Spring Container Gardens to Summer Gardens. Discover the hardy plants that can withstand the heat and how you