ENews December 2014

Building Community * Making a Difference                       December 1, 2014
Dear Friends, Family and Supporters of Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors,
FVJN needs your support!
As you know, we’re in the midst of our annual end-of-the-year fundraiser request.
FVJN relies on donations that allow us to offer our many activities to our broad
constituency. Donating is easy by sending in your tax-deductible* donations right
away online or through the mail.
Please consider donating now!
PO Box 346
Geneva, IL 60134
Or click below to easily donate online (not Paypal!).
Upcoming Events!
12/3 – Lazarus Dinner – covered!
12/5 – Shabbat Evening Potluck – RSVP!
12/7 – FVJS
12/9 – Book Group
12/14 – FVJS
12/14 – Chanukah Party – RSVP!
12/21 – Board Meeting
Shabbat Evening Potluck
Please join us at FVJN on Friday, Dec. 5 for our monthly Shabbat Evening Potluck.
Blessings followed by dinner!
Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
RSVP Requested for Planning:
FVJN Chanukah Party!
Sunday, Dec. 14, 1 – 3:30 pm
(Volunteers come at 12:30, please!)
Geneva Public Library, Meeting Room
127 James St., Geneva (Just east of FVJN, NE corner of James & 2nd St.)
Everyone’s invited!
The party will include games, cookie decorating, arts and crafts and music!
Volunteers needed to supervise games, help with setup and cleanup
If able, please bring latkes (or other side dish) or dessert to share. Applesauce
and sour cream will be provided, as well as hot dogs!
Bring your menorahs and as we kick off Chanukah (which starts Dec. 16, at sunset).
Please RSVP ASAP to rachely@fvjn.org
with the following information:
1. How many people coming?
2. What side or dessert can you bring?
3. Can you help with setup and/or cleanup?
4. Can you assist with party activities?
Thank you!
Book Group
Dec. 9, 7 pm at FVJN
We will be discussing:
Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American Way, by Harry Brod
All are welcome!
Lazarus House Mitzvah Dinners!
Volunteers Needed the First Wednesday of Each Month!
Next dinner: December 3
Each month, we prepare dinner for 60 to 75 men, women and children at Lazarus House.
Volunteers are needed to help, NOW!
Click below to sign up:
Or contact Rachel: rachely@fvjn.org