Adult Programs & Events


Adult Programs & Events

You get the best of both worlds at the Katz JCC! An intergenerational “community” environment that also offers programming  for all stages of adult life.  Imagine improving your health, expanding your mind, making new friends and keeping abreast of new trends all under one roof. Planning a well balanced lifestyle is easy!  We do all the work.

Contact 609-822-1167 to attend any of the programs listed below.

Dinner, Doctors & a Movie

Tuesday, July 31 at 5:00pm

  • Topic: Treatment Options for Hip and Knee Pain Q&A

  • Movie: Entebbe

Dr. Fabio Orozco, Joint Replacement Surgeon

Tuesday, August 21 at 5:00pm

  • Topic: Why Does My Foot Hurt? Treatment Options for Common Foot Conditions

  • Movie: Wonder

Dr. Brian Winters, Foot & Ankle Surgeon

We invite you to join us for a special summer edition of Dinner & a Movie featuring a presentation by Rothman Institute’s top physicians at 5:20pm followed by the featured movie of the evening.

The Katz JCC’s monthly Dinner and a Movie includes a four course dinner at 5:00 pm and entertaining movie on the big screen of the auditorium. Kosher Laws will be observed.

$18 members | $20 guests up to one week before the date of the event
$20 members | $23 guests after one week before the date of the event

FREE Israeli Scout Show

Friday July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

The Tzofim Friendship Caravan is a traveling group of Tzofim (Israeli Scouts) who crisscross America every summer, sharing their lives through song, dance and story as they bring their unique blend of entertainment to children and adults of all ages.  Join us for a free performance designed for families and children of all ages! Reserve your tickets today at the Welcome Center.

Mahjong Brunch

September 7 at 10:30am, September 21 at 10:30am

Don’t miss the JCC’s delicious brunch spread and a chance to meet other Mahjong, Canasta and card players in the community.  All players and skill levels are welcome.  Spaces are limited.

$14 members | $18 guests up to one week before the date of the event
$18 members | $22 guests after one week before the date of the event


Jewish Journeys




  • The Jews of Eastern Europe | Wednesday, July 11 – 6:00pm

    Presenter & Performer: David Podles, Violinist
    Meal: Schnitzel, Salmon & Borscht – Oy Vey!
    Movie: A Yiddish World Remembered

  • The Jews of Israel | Wednesday, August 15 – 6:00pm

    Speaker: Michal Finestein and Mor Kedmi, JCC Israel Shlichim/Emissaries
    Meal: Authentic Falafel, Pita, Tahini & Humus – B’tayavon!
    Movie: In Search of Israeli Cuisine

This new and exciting four-part JCC program will highlight Jewish cuisine and cultures from different countries around the world. Each program will include a speaker on the designated country, a delicious kosher meal with a themed cuisine menu and a documentary film about world Jewry and the Diaspora.

Register at least one week before each event to SAVE
$20 for JCC members | $25 for guests
Register after one week before each event
$25 for JCC members | $30 for guests


Klezmer Kafe





Sunday, July 29 at 6:00pm

The Milton & Betty Katz JCC and Oceanview ORT present an evening of live Klezmer music
and Yiddish hits performed by the Kosher Jazz Quartet.
Indulge in delicacies reminiscent of yesteryear, enjoy delicious Jewish deli classics including knishes, corn beef, pastrami, turkey and all the pickles you can eat! Parve egg creams and other beverages will be served.

Join us at the Milton & Betty Katz JCC for a taste of New York’s Lower East Side without crossing the bridge.

Tickets are available at the  Welcome Center in the JCC Main Lobby.
The cost is $36 per person through July 22 and $40 per person afterwards.


Mahjong Class for Beginners

New Classes beginning in August

Mahjong Instructor, Rinata Salzman, will teach participants the moves and explain the tiles in detail.  Practice games that take you step-by-step though the opening moves, the middle strategies, combinations and the endgame.  Special tips and shortcuts will be given on assembling your tiles and winning complete sets.  No Mahjong experience or knowledge is required and a practice Mahjong set will be provided for the duration of this class.

$75 members | $100 for guests for all 5 weeks

Call today for more information, or to register. 609-822-1167 ext. 0


Brunch & Learn

Our monthly Brunch & Learn’s feature brunch and informational sessions and documentary films on Judaism, Israel or Jewish history.  All are invited! This program has been funded in part by a generous donation from Marc Neuman, ChFC of Lighthouse Planning Consultants.

Thursday, July 12 10:00am

Topic/Speaker: The Anti-Defamation League, Robin Burstein

Short Film I: Reverence

Short Film II: Pizza Bagel

Thursday, July 26 10:00am

Topic/Speaker: An Israeli View of the Jersey Shore, Michal Finestein and Mor Kedmi, Israeli Shilchim Emissaries at the JCC

Short Film I: The Tailor

Short Film II: Yidlife Crisis – Double Date

All Brunch & Learn Program Fees

$4 for members | $6 for guests when paid for in advance

$6 for members | $10 for guests at the door

Special Savings if you register for both events before June 1!

$6 for Members | $10 for guests for BOTH events!


Coffee Klatch:

Political Discussion Group



  • Thursday, July 19 at 10:00am

  • Thursday, August 16 at 10:00am

  • Thursday, September 20 at 10:30am

Coffee Klatch is a social group that enjoys conversation about Israel and U.S. news and world events over coffee and refreshments. Everyone is invited! Come out to schmooze, kvetch, kvell and enjoy conversation at 10:00 am with new and old friends alike. Free! Contact Tina at 609-822-1108  or Josh at 609-822-1167 x 138 for more information.

Jewish Author Spotlight

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff author of Red Hot Mama: The Life of Sophie Tucker

Monday, August 13 at 10:00am

Meet author Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff as she talks about her new book, Red Hot Mama: The Life of Sophie Tucker. The “First Lady of Show Business” and the “Last of the Red Hot Mamas,” Sophie Tucker was a Jewish American star in vaudeville, radio, film and television. A gutsy, song-belting stage performer, she entertained audiences for 60 years and inspired a host of younger women, including Judy Garland, Carol Channing and Bette Midler.

Coffee and a light brunch will be served.

This program is FREE for JCC Members and $4 for Guests.

JCC & AARP Spring Drivers Safety Class

Thursday, August 23 9:00am – 4:00pm

This full day program is the nation’s first and largest classroom driver improvement course specially designed for motorists age 50 and older. It is intended to help older drivers improve their skills while teaching them to avoid accidents and traffic violations.  Upon completing the one day program, you will receive a course completion certificate which may then be presented to your insurance agent. Depending on your insurance company’s policies, you may be eligible for an automobile insurance premium reduction or discount.  Please note, there will be a 40 minute break for a packed lunch (not included). The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Checks must be payable to AARP.  Spaces are limited to the first 25 paid registrants. Call Josh Cutler at 609-822-1167 Ext. 138 to register.



David Sussman, a Lone Solder in the Israel Defense Force was called to duty during the Second Lebanon War in 2006. David speaks about the true meaning of roots, of family, community and Israel. Listennto his story and be moved by his dedication to this incredible land and the remarkable experiences helped him become the motivated advocate for Israel that he is today.

$10 for members | $15 for guests








Thursday, September 27 from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Learn from many local vendor and services booths which are intended to offer information and answer your questions about how you can improve your lifestyle or a loved ones. Enjoy a very informative and interesting medical professional speaker panel with health related topics relevant to you.

  • FREE flu Shots, hearing screenings, health screenings and fitness classes and demonstrations will be available for all
  • FREE transportation is available from various locations
  • FREE continental breakfast

For questions, please call 609-822-1167 ext.159 or email

Click Here for a vendor & sponsorship pdf form. Email completed form to

American Reg Cross Blood Drive

Wednesday, October 24

By scheduling a blood or platelet donation at the Milton & Betty Katz JCC through the Red Cross, you could give hope to someone in need.  All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.  A blood donor card or driver’s licence are required to check in.  Individuals who are 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.   Learn more about making a life – saving blood donation at or call 609-822-1167 ext. 138 today to make an appointment.

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