Wayne YMCA

Jewish Programs

Sponsored by Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey

Special Events:

Scholastic Book FairNovember 28-30 and December 2

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

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 

December 3: Candle Making with Aya Adut

December 10:  Chanukah Party

December 17:  Point/Counter Point

December 24 and 31:  No program

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


Meet the Y's Jewish Community Outreach & Program Director

Haley Chizever worked for the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh before coming to the Wayne Y in November.  Haley will be working with all ages groups on creating a variety of fun and interesting Jewish programs for all! 


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 Haley Chizeverl at ext. 241. 

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