Wayne YMCA

Jewish Programs

Sponsored by Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey

Israel Film Festival


Monday, November 5 at 7:30pm at the Wayne YMCA

Gili and Yaara decide to leave their small apartment in the city for a fresh start, building a house in the countryside of the Galilee where Yaara grew up. But while their dream house is being built, they realize that the foundation of their relationship is in danger of collapsing. Nominated for an Israeli Academy Award.

80 Minutes, Hebrew with Subtitles

Tickets and information.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

Lunch and Learn

A lunchtime workout for the mind now in its 27th year!  Participants interact with and challenge guest facilitators in an informal setting.  Each session offers discussion on an aspect of Jewish tradition, history, modern Israel or a relevant contemporary Jewish issue.  Bring your own lunch. Coffee and tea served.

Mondays at 12:00pm 
Members:  Free 

"The WOW that is Israel"

November 5: Rabbi Michel Gurkov, Chabad Center of Passaic County

November 12:  Judy Weil, Jewish Program & Outreach Director, Wayne YMCA

November 19:  Emily Schuman

Monday, November 26 at Noon:
Point/Counter Point with Arnie and Paula Rogoff

New Program!
Basic Israeli Folk Dance
Wednesdays, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Free and open to all

November 28-30 and December 2
Jewish Book Fair

Sunday, December 9
The Magic of Chanukah
Free and open to the community


The Y's Jewish Community Outreach & Program Director

Judy Weil lives in Wayne and has been a long time Wayne Y member. She is also an active member of Wayne’s Jewish community and was the Executive Director of the Summit Jewish Community Center for 12 years. 


Community Youth Shlicha

Aya Adut has recently joined us this fall!  Aya will work in the Wayne and surrounding Jewish communities as well as the Wayne Y to share her knowledge of Israel with our preschoolers, seniors and everyone in between!  



Annual Community Chanukah candle lighting

Annual Purim Party



Senior tu b'shevat seder

For more information about these events call Judy Weil at ext. 241. 

Go to Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey's website, www.jfnnj.org for additional programs.