Special Events

Mazel, Yiddish Jazz

Virtual Class Instructor:  Daniel Kramer /  In partnership with JCC Central NJ Daniel Kramer, the cantor of North Shore Jewish Center on Long Island, released his debut album in December, a wonderful collaboration with 9-time Grammy winner, The Manhattan Transfer’s Janis Siegel and Grammy-nominated jazz pianist John Di Martino. Join…

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Women of NY with NYC Tour Guide

Virtual Class Instructor:  Marty Schneit / In partnership with JCC Central NJ  Marty Schneit details the history of fourteen women including Rose Schneiderman, Emma Lazarus, Jane Jacobs, Gertrude Vanderbilt, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Bess Myerson, Rosalie Ida Strauss, and Mae West, who made significant contributions to New York and the world at large…

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Still Traveling: More Bewitching Broadway

Virtual Class Instructor:  James Sokol and local tour guide /  In partnership with National JCC Alliance for Adult and Senior Programming A new series by popular demand!  Join our adored, dynamic, professional guide – a “walking encyclopedia of Broadway!” – who shares interesting stories and rarely seen photographs to make Broadway’s past…

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Still Traveling: More Bewitching Broadway

Virtual Class Instructor:  James Sokol and local tour guide /  In partnership with National JCC Alliance for Adult and Senior Programming A new series by popular demand!  Join our adored, dynamic, professional guide – a “walking encyclopedia of Broadway!” – who shares interesting stories and rarely seen photographs to make Broadway’s past…

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Still Traveling: More Bewitching Broadway

Virtual Class Instructor:  James Sokol and local tour guide /  In partnership with National JCC Alliance for Adult and Senior Programming A new series by popular demand!  Join our adored, dynamic, professional guide – a “walking encyclopedia of Broadway!” – who shares interesting stories and rarely seen photographs to make Broadway’s past…

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Still Traveling: More Bewitching Broadway

Virtual Class Instructor:  James Sokol and local tour guide /  In partnership with National JCC Alliance for Adult and Senior Programming A new series by popular demand!  Join our adored, dynamic, professional guide – a “walking encyclopedia of Broadway!” – who shares interesting stories and rarely seen photographs to make Broadway’s past…

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Four Film Genres:  Adventure, Animation, War, Romance

VIRTUAL CLASS Instructor: Irv Slifkin, Film Professor, Film Critic We delve into four film genres, tracing their history from their earliest days to contemporary times. What are the classics of each genre, the key filmmakers and the groundbreaking cinematic achievements that made their mark? We’ll point out the Jewish contributors…

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Exploring Opera: Notable Napoli

VIRTUAL CLASS Instructor: James Sokol /  In partnership with National JCC Alliance for Adult/Senior Programming Opened in 1737, Naples’ Teatro di San Carlo is the oldest continuously active venue for opera in the world. Join popular San Francisco Bay Area instructor James Sokol to learn interesting tidbits about this notable…

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Exploring Broadway: Tuneful Italia!

VIRTUAL CLASS Instructor: James Sokol, In partnership with National JCC Alliance for Adult and Senior Programming Shows set in and characters from Italy have peppered Broadway throughout its history. Join popular San Francisco Bay Area instructor James Sokol to learn about and experience (with audio & video clips) some of…

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Current Events with Todd Goodman

VIRTUAL CLASS Instructor: Todd Goodman  /  In Partnership with JCC Central NJ Todd Goodman, a private tutor and former NBC/MSNBC writer and producer, takes us beyond current headlines to explore fundamental American principles under the constitution: freedom, justice and equality. DATES & TIMES:  Thursday, June 17, 11:15am-12:15pm /  COST: $10 JCC Member,…

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