JCC Newsletter – Re’eh/Rosh Chodesh Elul

JCC Newsletter – Re’eh/Rosh Chodesh Elul

The JCJ welcomes everyone back for what promises to be an exciting year of events, activities and initiatives. Please continue checking the much more comprehensive weekly newsletters to follow.


Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday, September 2nd
Services: 6:30pm
Dinner with Reservation: 7:30pm

Shabbat Parshat Shoftim
Kiddush open for sponsorship
Saturday, September 3rd
Services: 10:00am
Kiddush: 12:00pm

Family Shabbat
Friday, September 9th
Services: 6:00pm
Dinner with Reservation: 7:30pm


Sunday School Welcome Back for Parents and Students
Sunday, September 4th
10:00am – 11:00am

The sold-out JCC night at the Ballpark at Jingu Stadium to cheer on our beloved Yakult Swallows against the dreaded Chunichi Dragons is scheduled for Sunday, September 4th at 6:00pm. Thanks to all those who helped arrange and signed up for what should be a memorable night. Go Go Swallows!


Mazal Tov to the Yeskel Family on Isaac’s Bar Mitzvah in Livingston, NJ two weeks ago. Looking forward to celebrating together in Tokyo!

Michal Cohen Bromberg, known to many through her connection with the Israeli Embassy, will be hosting a book signing in Arisugawa Park this Sunday, August 28th at 5:00pm at the equestrian statue near the Children’s Playground. Michal’s book ‘The Tree of Stars’ mirrors her diplomatic family’s journey of raising bicultural and third culture kids.

Yiddish Club with Jack Halpern: Meetings have started monthly in-person at the JCJ. Please contact Jack at jack@cjki.org if you are interested to join. All levels are welcome, from beginner to advanced. Much more than just language, the club enjoys exploring Yiddish culture as well.

Shabbat Parshat Re’eh/Rosh Chodesh Elul
Candle Lighting: 5:59pm
Havdala: 6:55pm