Here are the community events for February. Click to read the most recent updates…

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Sun, Feb 1

GanK’tan, for families with children aged 1-4, includes hands-on activities led by Early Childhood teachers, Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy, Livingston, 9:30am, 862-437-8000

Baseball Columnist Bob Klapisch, spons by the Men’s Club, Cong Beth Aaron, Teaneck, 9:30am, mensclub@bethaaron.org

Tu B’Shevat Gym-Bo, for families, includes light kosher brunch with dried fruit, Riverdale YMHA, gym time, 9:30am; Tu B’Shevat arts and crafts, story, and music, 11am, hoded@riverdaley.org

Camp Kimama Info Session and Brunch, for parents of children ages 6-17, private home in Tenafly, 11am, shira@CampKimama.org or 10877-546-2626

Super Bowl Party, for families, Riverdale Jewish Center, 5:45pm, 718-548-1850

Super Bowl Party, on a 50-inch plasma TV, includes food, Cong Ohav Emeth, Highland Park, 6:15pm, 732-247-3088

Hadassah Book Club: “Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation” by Yossi Klein Halevi, private home in Highland Park, 7pm, gustinematt@gmail.com or 732-545-3147

Mon, Feb 2

Deadline for Applications to the Tikvah Fund’s Institute for High School Students at Yale University, to be held June 21-July 2, tuition and all on-site expenses are fully subsidized, www.TikvahSummer.org

“The Difference between Jews and Non-Jews in Essence and Role,” Rebbetzin Leah Kohn, private home in Teaneck, 9:45am, 201-692-3757

Lunch and Learn: “The Ever-Changing Face of Israel: An Analysis of the Israeli Elections,” Michael Tuchfeld, includes lunch, Young Israel of Fort Lee, noon, 201-592-1518

Bereavement Group, for those who have lost a spouse or significant other, Melanie Lester, Jewish Family Service of North Jersey, Wayne, 2pm, 973-595-0111

Tues., Feb 3

“Say It in Hebrew: Beginning Hebrew Reading,” Shelley Kniaz, Jewish Home Assisted Living, River Vale, 11am, 201-391-0801

Bnei Akiva Tu B’Shevat Seder, for high school students, Cong Bnai Yeshurun, Teaneck, 7pm, 201-836-8916

“Mikvah: Becoming a Source of Renewal,” for women, Devorah Kigel, spons by the Highland Park Mikvah, at Cong Ahavas Achim, Highland Park, 8:30pm, Docdad@aol.com, adinapruz@gmail.com or rachelle_stern@yahoo.com

Wed., Feb 4

Tu B’Shevat Celebration, Chabad Jewish Center, Basking Ridge, 7:30pm, mshemtov@chabadcentral.org

“Painting with a Twist,” for women, includes dinner of wines and exotic fruits for Tu B’Shevat, Chabad of Fort Lee, 7:30pm, 201-886-1238

Cong Beth Aaron Rosh Chodesh Shiur, for women, Debbie Rosensweig, private home in Teaneck, 8pm, fernamper@aol.com, imapt1@aol.com, or tzipper75@verizon.net

Taharas HaMishpacha Refresher Course, for married women, Rebbetzin Peshi Neuberger. Jewish Educational Center Beis Medrash, Elizabeth, 8:15pm, elmorawebsite@thejec.org

Thurs., Feb 5

American Heart Association Heartsaver Course: Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and AED Use, Chabad of West Orange, 6:30pm, 973-325-6311

Fri., Feb 6

Shabbat with Friends: Learn to Dance, for Jewish singles 35-50s, observant and non-observant, includes salsa and other dance classes, Sat night Karaoke and dancing, farewell BBQ on Sunday, Holiday Inn, Clinton, NJ, through Sun, Feb 8, JewishSingles35to50s@gmail.com

Carlebach Minyan, Cong Netivot Shalom, Teaneck, 5pm, the.rogovins@gmail.com

Shabbat, Feb 7

Cholent Cookoff, compete for the finals and the title of Cholent Master, to be held on March 7, at Cong Ahavas Israel, Passaic, 11:30am, 973-472-5172 or 201-463-8933

Disney-Themed Shabbat Luncheon, for adults and children of all ages, includes character meet-and-greet and a Disney trivia game, Cong Beth Aaron, Teaneck noon, 201-836-6210

Bonnie Berman Yahrzeit Shiur: “Peering into the Head and Heart of Yosef: Understanding ‘Ha-od Avi Chai,’” Rabbi Simcha Schaum, Cong Zichron Mordechai, Teaneck, 3pm, 201-966-4498 or 201-836-4334

Motzei Shabbat, Feb 7

Beth Medresh Govoha Winter Yarchei Kallah: “Commerce and Issurei Hana’ah: An In-Depth Look How It Applies in Today’s Business World,” includes corporate settings, Insurance, retail, E-commerce, real estate, freight, healthcare, professional services, finances, and employees, Hyatt Regency Princeton, through Monday, Feb 9, 732-667-1060 ext 4215 or yarcheikallah@bmg.edu

Winter BBQ Melave Malka and Rabbis and Responsa Kickoff, Riverdale Jewish Center, 7:30pm

Tiferes Chofetz Chaim Foundation Program, for women, private home in Edison, 8:30pm, 732-572-4408

Taharas HaMishpacha Review, for men, Rabbi Dovid Baum, Yeshiva Ner Boruch Passaic Torah Institute, 8:30pm, 862-371-3186

Sun., Feb 8

Jewish Youth Encounter Program Breakfast, honoring the 23 yeshiva high school seniors who devote their Sunday mornings reaching out to mostly unaffiliated youngsters: Tehila Finkelstein, Daniella Fishkin, Gavi Forman, Alon Futter, Amitai Glicksman, Aviva Jacobs, Daniella Jacobs, Adina Knapp, Chaya Levin, Naomi , anas, Meira Motechin, Gila Pfeiffer, Shira Reich, Jenny Rosen, Tzvi Rotblat, Elisheva Rothberg, Allie Schachter, Ilana Schwartz, Ahuva Shafier, Shifi Shulman, Matthew Wexler, and Avigayil Wiener, Cong Rinat Yisrael, Teaneck, 9:30am, jyep.debby@gmail.com

“Letters to President Clinton: Biblical Lessons on Faith and Leadership,” Rabbi Menachem Genack, spons by Yeshiva Heichal HaTorah, at the Jewish Center of Teaneck, services, 10am, 201-833-0515

Rockland Federation Super Sunday PJ Library Celebration of Tu B’Shevat, for children ages 2 and up with a parent, costumes welcomed, JCC Rockland, West Nyack, 1pm, 845-362-4200

SibShops, for brothers and sisters ages 7-13 who have a sibling with special-needs, spons by Yachad, at Cong Keter Torah, Teaneck, 2:30pm, 201-833-1349

Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn Gala: Celebrating the Jewish-Russian Community of Northern NJ, with boxer Yuri Foreman, honoring Arthur and Alla Ayzerov, Michail and Inna Gutnikov, Robert and Mariya Lyubman, Michael and Ludmila Gandelman, Dov and Tanya Goldman, Avrohom and Rochel Khalimsky, Aron and Anna Meisher, Yakov and Sofya Nayer, Mark and Gina Reyn, Leonic and Natalia Rozov, and Yakov and Malvina Suslensky, at The Terrace, Paramus, 5pm, 201-791-7200

Wed., Feb 11

Nechama Comfort: A Support Group Dedicated to Helping All Family Members Who Have Experienced Infant and Pregnancy Loss at Any Time in Their Lives, Jewish Family Service, Teaneck, 7pm, 201-837-9090

Holding Hands Support Group, for families who are grieving the death of a child of any age from any cause, Jewish Family Service, Teaneck, 7pm, 201-837-9090

Taharas HaMishpacha Refresher Course, for married women, Rebbetzin Peshi Neuberger. Jewish Educational Center Beis Medrash, Elizabeth, 8:15pm, elmorawebsite@thejec.org



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