Book Group 2016 News The Picks Are In


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The Book Group meets at FVJN at 7 pm, on the second Tuesday of every other month starting in February:

Tuesday, February 9th – A Bride For One Night: Talmud Tales by Ruth Calderon

Tuesday, April 12th – A Remarkable Kindness: A Novel by Diana Bletter

Tuesday, June 14th – Walking a Perfect Square by Reed Farrel Coleman

Tuesday, August 9th – The Mapmaker’s Daughter by Laura Corona

Tuesday, October TBA – The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

Tuesday, December 13th – The Assistant by Bernard Malamud

It looks like another great year of reading!

Shabbat Evening Potluck Friday March 11 2016

Join us for a  Shabbat Evening Potluck!
Join us for blessings and a potluck supper, this Friday, March 11@ 6:30pm! Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. RSVPs are requested for planning purposes. Please email
FVJN is located at 121 S. 3rd St. in Geneva, IL
Candle Lighting tonight is before 5:40P.M.
FVJN Wishes all A Shabbat Shalom

A table set for Shabbat with challah bread, candlesticks and wine. Black background, complete view.

PJY Mitzvah Day!

pjy-mitzvah-dayOpen to all Jewish 5th graders through high school.

Come and help sort food donations for Thanksgiving and/or clean toys for families in need (or whatever help is needed).

Sunday, November 8 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

At the Community Crisis Center in Elgin Please RSVP for directions.

No charge, but suggested donation: A new toothbrush!


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FVJN Mural Media Event!


Members of the FVJN and the Geneva Foundation for the Arts attended the unveiling of the first part Thursday in the walkway at 121 S. Third St. Read the full story here.


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