A Unique Approach to Jewish Affiliation

Upcoming Events

 


HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICE INFORMATION


Services (held at: JCC - 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater, NJ):


Monday, September 30: Rosh Hashanah services 10:30 AM
Tuesday, October 8: Kol Nidre services 7:30 PM
Wednesday, October 9: Yom Kippur services (including yizkor) 10:30 AM
Monday,  September 30: Tashlich at Watchung Lake gazebo 4:30 PM
(no tickets needed – open to the community)


  

  

 

 



Ticket Costs (for all 3 services, whether you choose to attend 1, 2, or all 3):


Chai Center members and family (immediate AND extended) $100 each
Non-members $180 each
Children under 18 (must be pre-registered) Free


 


Ticket Purchase:

Print the order form. Please complete the form and mail it with a check payable to:

Chai Center for Jewish Life – 20 Shawnee Dr., Suite C - Watchung, NJ 07069 


Service Leaders:


RABBI KIM GERINGER serves as one of the rabbis for Chai Center, leading Shabbat morning study sessions and celebrations. Additionally, she is a member of the faculty at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, where she currently teaches in the rabbinic and cantorial departments. Rabbi Geringer previously served as the associate rabbi at Temple Har Shalom in Warren, and rabbinic leader at Sha-aray HaYam in Manahawkin.


STEVEN DROPKIN has been actively involved in Jewish music for over 30 years and is highly regarded as a major composer of contemporary Jewish music and liturgy. He has been a guest lecturer at HUC-JIR School of Sacred Music in New York and has served as a panelist at the American Conference of Cantors National Convention. Many of his songs are considered standards in synagogues, religious schools, and Jewish summer camps.


Tuesday's at Noon

There's room at our tables every Tuesday afternoon




  
 
 
  

Tuesday, September 3

Join the men for dinner at 
 Origin Thai in Basking Ridge

Book Club

Monday, September 23


Join our monthly discussion. September's book selection is

  Inheritance: a memoir of Genealogy, Paternity and Love



Friday, September 13

Join us for a wonderfully welcoming pool-side, 
  pot-luck Shabbat


Wednesday, September 18

Participate in the mitzvah of feeding the hungry







   


Chai Center for Jewish Life was founded by a warm, vibrant, and diverse group of individuals and families.

 

Our Mission

 Our mission is to provide an affordable center for multi-generational learning, celebration, and worship in a liberal and egalitarian environment.  We seek to unite as a community to deepen our Jewish experiences, inspire spirituality and promote social action by embracing Jewish values based on the teachings of Torah.

Follow Us On: