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Jewish Federation of Northern NJ presents: Antisemitism on College Campuses

31 Jan, 2024

Jewish Federation of Northern NJ presents: Antisemitism on College Campuses Wednesday, February 7th, @7PM Join Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey for a virtual free seminar on Antisemitism on College campuses. Topics include: Israeli history, student rights, safety, communication, what Antisemitism looks like on campus, and more! Sign up HERE!

I’ll Have What She’s Having: A Delve into History of the Jewish Deli

31 Jan, 2024

COJECO Academy of Jewish Heritage presents: I’ll Have What She’s Having: A Delve into History of the Jewish Deli Thursday, February 22nd, @7:30PM EST on Zoom One of the most iconic pastrami sandwiches in NYC can be found at Katz Deli in NYC. The historic Jewish deli in the Lower East side serves up a dose of nostalgia and […]

Benefit for Odesa Peace Fund

31 Jan, 2024

Benefit for Odesa Peace Fund Thursday, February 15th, @ 6PM Join Benefit for Odesa Peace Fund for a Wine and Art Auction! 100 % of the proceeds will go to the Odesa Peace Fund. The auction will feature the works by COJECO BluePrint Fellowship alumna, Irina Sheynfeld, and her exhibit “A Land of Fire and […]

COJECO Purim Party

31 Jan, 2024

COJECO NJ Purim Party Sunday, March 17th, @12:30PM Join COJECO NJ and its NJ community partners, Jewish Federation of Northern NJ, Wayne Y, and others for a community Purim Party. The party will include bounce houses, a magic show, photo booth, carnival games, bubbles, food and more!! Tickets to enter will be $10 per family! […]

Arts Against Antisemitism

4 Jan, 2024

Arts Against Antisemitism – NEW GRANT OPPORTUNITY Project Proposals are due January 29, 2024 New Opportunity for Young Adults in the NYC area! Grants are now available for community projects promoting mutual respect and combating Antisemitism. Now, more than ever, COJECO aims to amplify the voices of the Russian-speaking Jewish community against hate and Antisemitism. “Arts Against […]

A Taste of Jewish Theater: COJECO Winter Family Retreat

13 Dec, 2023

A Taste of Jewish Theater: COJECO Winter Family Retreat @Camp Isabella Freedman Winter Promotion!!! $50 OFF each adult and child registration Friday, January 26- Sunday, January 28 Russian-speaking Jewish Families with children ages 6-12 are invited for an unforgettable weekend experience at the majestic grounds of Camp Isabella Freedman in Falls Village, CT. Discover the […]

Six13 Live in Concert for Hanukkah!

4 Dec, 2023

Six13 Live in Concert for Hanukkah! December 10 @3PM @ Wayne Y Join us in celebrating Chanukah with music, starring NY-based a cappella group Six 13! This event is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northern NJ and Herbert L. Cole and Donna S. Cole Memorial Fund. Tickets are $36; $45 at the door (if […]

Northern New Jersey Community Chanukah Celebration

4 Dec, 2023

Northern New Jersey Community Chanukah Celebration Sunday, December 10th, @12:30PM @ Wayne Y, 1 Pike Drive, Wayne, NJ COJECO is excited to partner with the Jewish Federation of Northern NJ, the Wayne Y, Congregation Shomrei Torah of Wayne, and Temple Beth Tikvah on this Community Chanukah Celebration. Join us for bounce houses, donuts, crafts, dreidels, […]

COJECO Academy of Jewish Heritage: Young Adults and Student Division

4 Dec, 2023

American Jews and Israel: Ensuring the Continuation of our Strong Relationship How have American Jews developed their relationship with Israel over the past 75 years? What has led to more support and what areas are more challenging? What will ensure the continued American Jewish support in the future? These questions will be discussed as Israel continues to battle terrorism with […]

Judaism and Islam: Past and Present

2 Nov, 2023

In his new presentation, Dr. Yigal Kotler will review the history of the relationship between Judaism and Islam from its beginnings in the 7th century to the present. The presentation will focus on: – How Judaism influenced the formation of Islam – The view of Muhammad and the holy book of Islam, the Koran, of the Jews – What does the Jewish tradition say about Islam […]

Antisemitic Myths: From Medieval Beginnings to Contemporary Adaptations (85 Year anniversary of Kristallnacht)

1 Nov, 2023

How and where did Antisemitism develop? How has history impacted or developed Antisemitism to what we perceive it as today? These questions will be discussed in “Antisemitic Myths: From Medieval beginning to Contemporary Adaptations.” This seminar will span hundreds of years of history to further analyze how the development of Antisemitism and Antisemitic myths can […]

COJECO Academy of Jewish Heritage- Jews and Alcohol

20 Oct, 2023

It may be surprising, but Jews have a long history of involvement in the alcohol industry in Israel, Europe, and North America. In his new presentation, Dr. Yigal Kotler will discuss what alcoholic beverages Jews drank in ancient times and how the Sages of the Talmud regarded alcohol. He will also talk about the widespread […]

COJECO Academy of Jewish Heritage Lecture- Israel at War 2023

12 Sep, 2023

COJECO welcomes Israeli expert on state security, historian, guide, and author of books about the secret war of the Soviet Union against Israel, Boris Dolin, to present “Israel at War 2023”. Mr. Dolin will highlight the background of the war against Hamas, analyze the current situation in the Middle East, immediate prospects and political forecasts […]

When Light Pierced the Darkness: A Danish Rescue Story

26 Jun, 2020

When Light Pierced the Darkness: A Danish Rescue Story by the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust In 1943, Danish officials learned that the Germans were planning to deport all of the Jews in Denmark. Leo Goldberger was 13 years old when his family received an official warning to go into […]

The Volunteer Book Talk with Author Jack Fairweather

26 Jun, 2020

The Volunteer Book Talk with Author Jack Fairweather by the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust In “The Volunteer,” award-winning journalist Jack Fairweather reconstructs the remarkable, little-known story of Witold Pilecki, the Polish cavalry officer who spent nearly three years in Auschwitz clandestinely working to undermine the Germans and inform the […]