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September 2019

32nd Annual Shirley C. Green Memorial Symposium: Israel Update

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September 12 @ 12:30 pm
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32nd Annual Shirley C. Green Memorial Symposium: Israel Update DOV BEN-SHIMON is Executive Vice President/CEO of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest New Jersey. Prior to joining Federation in September 2014, he was assistant executive vice president and director of board development of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). In 2009, he was appointed executive director of strategic partnerships for JDC. In that capacity, Dov served as a resource to American Jewish leaders on global Jewish needs and JDC’s programs…

Extra Event: Live and Become

Date and Time:

September 20 @ 11:30 am
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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A Christian boy escapes to Israel from famine-stricken Ethiopia by pretending to be Jewish. 2h 20min Drama PURCHASE TICKETS

October 2019

Caring with Cannabis: New Trends in Geriatric Medicine

Date and Time:

October 7 @ 12:30 pm
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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Saint Barnabas Medical Center Lecture Caring with Cannabis: New Trends in Geriatric Medicine Worldwide Cannabis is the most widely used and controversal substance. Learn the chemistry and physiology supporting medical cannabis and cannabinoil. Discuss research on the efficacy of medical cannabis and cannabinoil for the treatment of pain and other medical indications. DR. THERESA REDLING, Director of Disease Management, is a practicing geriatrician. Her practice is limited to caring for patients over 65 years of age. Her areas of focus…

Pioneer of Television Comedy

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October 23 @ 1:30 pm
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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Sid Caesar: Pioneer of Television Comedy Sid Caesar was a master of comedic performance and developing characters that the audience could relate to. His style of comedy is still fresh, funny and family friendly today. This lecture will highlight some of his show’s most memorable skits and examine the creative process that brought them to light. Dr. Ira Epstein is Professor Emeritus at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY and has worked as a musician, taught music and toured with Theodore Bikel…

The Global Economy: Paradise or Disaster?

Date and Time:

October 29 @ 1:30 pm
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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The Global Economy: Paradise or Disaster? Everyone has a car from Germany or Japan, wears clothes made in Thailand or Mexico, eats food from Africa and Brazil, has a computer made in China or Japan, and goes on vacation to Mexico or Europe. Today, this global system is under attack. Has the global economy created an earthly paradise, or is it leading the planet to disaster? Dr. Ronald Brown lives in New York City where he is professor of history…

November 2019

Extra Event: Latter Day Jew

Date and Time:

November 2 @ 8:00 pm
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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The New Jersey Premier of Latter Day Jew with a post-screening Skype discussion with filmmaker Aliza Rosen will take place on Saturday, November 2nd at 8pm. This new documentary follows H. Alan Scott, a gay former Mormon/converted Jew/cancer survivor/writer-comedian, as he finds his spiritual path and prepares for his Bar Mitzvah.   Pricing: $13 Senior; $16 General Admission; Free for 20th Annual NJJFF Sponsors

Is it Manet or Monet?

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One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:30pm

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November 5 @ 1:30 pm
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One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:30pm

JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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What a difference a vowel makes! Édouard Manet and Claude Monet were two giants of the 19th Century avant-garde art movement who influenced each other in profound ways. However, many aspects of their personal lives, artistic technique and even philosophical ambitions were radically distinct. In this two-part talk, we will examine these likenesses and differences through the lens of their remarkable works, and you will become an expert in the comparison! janet mandel retired after teaching for 32 years in…

Is it Manet or Monet?

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One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:30pm

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November 12 @ 1:30 pm
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One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:30pm

JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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What a difference a vowel makes! Édouard Manet and Claude Monet were two giants of the 19th Century avant-garde art movement who influenced each other in profound ways. However, many aspects of their personal lives, artistic technique and even philosophical ambitions were radically distinct. In this two-part talk, we will examine these likenesses and differences through the lens of their remarkable works, and you will become an expert in the comparison! janet mandel retired after teaching for 32 years in…

Global Power Shifts: New Directions for American Foreign Policy

Date and Time:

November 25 @ 1:30 pm
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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Freda Mayers Memorial Lecture Global Power Shifts: New Directions for American Foreign Policy This presentation will discuss major shifts of power characterizing the current and future international system. Attention will focus on China’s challenge to American global preeminence, the rise of Eurasia and Russia’s efforts to reestablish its sphere of influence. Two dangers now stand out: war and weapons proliferation, including cyberwar. Douglas Simon is Professor Emeritus of political science at Drew University where he specialized in international affairs, U.S.…