EDISON – Temple Emanu-El, located at 100 James Street in Edison, has announced a variety of community events in June. Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the temple. For more information, call 1-732-549-4442.
June 2 and 9 – ZUMBA classes. Get in shape with the Zumba Gold class for beginners, seniors and deconditioned adults, (Thursdays, June 2 & 9) at 7:30 p.m. $10 per class for walk-ins. Register at Temple office.
June 5 – Salute to Israel Parade. March with Temple Emanu-El in the 2011 Parade in New York City. We have a bus that leaves from the Temple at 9:30 a.m. and returns around 3:30 p.m. The temple group will be marching with ARZA, the Association of Reform Zionists of America. Be a part of it. The cost is $12 for adults, $10 per child. This fee pays for transportation, parade registration and an ARZA t-shirt.
June 7-8 -Celebrate the Festival of Shavuot on Tuesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. at a Shavuot dinner (must RSVP in advance, cost, $12 for adults, $8 for children). Shavuot service and confirmation begins at 7:30, followed by a special Oneg. There will be a late night study session (Leil Tikkun Shavuot) at 9:30. On Wednesday, June 8, Yizkor and Chag service at 11:00 a.m., followed by a potluck dairy lunch..
June 10 – SHABBAT ALIVE! starts at 7p.m. This evening’s service of song and celebration takes delight in your participation.
June 17- TOT SHABBAT, at 6 p.m. a program aimed toward younger children, includes an age appropriate Shabbat Service and a Jewish craft project.
June 17- Gay Pride Shabbat at 8 p.m. Temple Emanu-El will hold a special service celebrating the Gay and Lesbian community.
June 20 – The Book Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Temple Library. This month’s reading is “Song of Hannah” by Eva Etzioni-Halevy.
June 25 – Adult B’nai Mitzvah Service. Everyone is invited to participate in this Saturday morning service celebrating the special occasion achieved by 11 of temple members. This service starts at 10:00 a.m. (preceded by a 9:15 a.m. Torah Study). A festive Kiddush will follow.
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