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Trip Archives

A DAY OF ART AND RELAXATION

Click here or on image below to print flyer with order form. On Thursday May 25th, we will visit an exciting innovative exhibition at the Montclair Art Museum. We will have a docent conducted tour of the exhibit “Matisse and American Art.” …

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GREAT TRIP TO GREAT FALLS – April 27

Click here or on image below to print flyer. Great Trip to Great Falls, THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 We will have a guided visit to The Great Falls in Paterson, NJ, one of the largest waterfalls in the United …

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TRIP TO BROOKLYN

On November 3rd, 49 NCJW BCS members journeyed to Brooklyn for an exciting, informative tour of upper Brooklyn. We picked up our tour guide, Art Zuckerman, on 42nd Street and traveled …

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TRIP TO LOWER EAST SIDE NOURISHED OUR SOULS AND OUR BODIES

What a great day! The weather was beautiful as fifty-one NCJW BCS members visited the Lower East Side. The highlight of the day was a visit to the Eldridge Street Museum and Synagogue, …

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A TOUR BUS GOES TO BROOKLYN

SOLD OUT: WAIT LIST ONLY. Click here to view and print flyer with tear-off form. On Thursday, November 3 we will travel to Brooklyn which, according to Wikipedia, would rank as the third most populous city in the U.S. (behind  Los Angeles

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SORRY, SOLD OUT. WAIT-LIST ONLY. TRIP TO THE LOWER EAST SIDE, NYC

BUS LEAVES AT 8:30 AM – NOTE DEPARTURE TIME CHANGE On Thursday, September 29 we will visit the restored landmark, Eldridge Street Synagogue and Museum. We will have a tour …

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Fabulous Yacht Tour of Lower Manhattan

On May 2, NCJW BCS members experienced the sights of Lower Manhattan as forty-seven of us sailed on a luxurious yacht.  From our comfortable berths, we viewed the New York and …

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FRICK MUSEUM TRIP

SOLD OUT! A TRIP TO VIEW THE GLORIOUS FRICK MUSEUM COLLECTION “VAN DYCK: THE ANATOMY OF PORTRAITURE” TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016 Bus leaves at 9:30 a.m. from Temple Emeth in …

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FASCINATING TWO-MUSEUM TRIP TO QUEENS, NEW YORK

On November 19, 2015 a group of 43 members and guests of NCJW BCS went to Astoria, Queens. We visited the (click:) Museum of Moving Image  where we had a 90-minute docent-led tour of their …

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MOVING IMAGE & NOGUCHI TRIP

TRIP: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015 Museum of the Moving Image and the Noguchi Museum We will start the day at the  Museum of the Moving Image  in its multi-million dollar, newly-renovated facility.  A docent-led 90-minute tour …

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TRIP TO KYKUIT

Our NCJW group had an exciting day on Thursday, October 1, visiting Kykuit (Dutch for “lookout”), the Rockefeller estate in Pocantico Hills in the Hudson Valley.  Our docent described how this hilltop …

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TRIP TO KYKUIT IN THE FALL

Click here to print flyer On October 1, we shall visit Kykuit, the hilltop paradise home to four generations of Rockefellers, now a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. A docent-led tour will …

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AN EXTRAORDINARY GATHERING OF PAINTINGS

On August 25, forty participants traveled by luxury coach with NCJW BCS to Philadelphia for a day of fun and learning. We enjoyed a wonderful exhibit at the  Philadelphia Museum of Art  as we …

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MEMBERS ENLIGHTENED ON HACKENSACK RIVER ECO-CRUISE

On July 23 twenty-six members of NCJW BCS gathered at Laurel Hill County Park and boarded the two new pontoon boats of the Hackensack Riverkeeper, the citizen steward for this watershed. During this wonderful 2 1/2 …

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PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM TRIP

Trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art Discovering the Impressionists Tuesday August 25, 2015 Click here to download flyer Join us for a fabulous trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to view this unique …

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EXCURSION THROUGH THE MEADOWLANDS ON THE HACKENSACK RIVER THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015

RIVERKEEPER TRIP THROUGH THE MEADOWLANDS IS FILLED. TO PLACE YOUR NAME ON THE WAITLIST, PLEASE CONTACT HENNIE OSTROWER, 201-342-2996, hennie0@verizon.net We will embark from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus on the …

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MUSEUM TRIP TO SEE SCULPTURE IN THE AGE OF DONATELLO

On Thursday, April 23, 2015, forty-nine of us visited the Museum of Biblical Art on Broadway and 61st to see twenty-three masterpieces of early Florentine Renaissance sculpture —most never seen outside Italy. MOBIA is the sole world-wide …

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TRIP TO SEE EXHIBIT OF “SCULPTURE IN THE AGE OF DONATELLO” – THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015

SOLD OUT! New York City’s Museum of Biblical Art  has been chosen by the   Duomo Museum in Florence   to   exclusively exhibit twenty-three of its  masterpiece sculptures   .   These treasures have never before been seen in America and rarely ever outside Italy.  It is unlikely they will travel again in our …

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FABULOUS BACKSTAGE TOUR AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE

On November 20, 2014, preceding a visit to tour the  Metropolitan Opera , thirty members were conveyed by coach to enjoy a delightful “brunch/lunch” at  Son Cubano  in West New York, New Jersey, a …

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TRIP TO GOMEZ MILL HOUSE AND WEST POINT

On Thursday, October 30th, 2014, a delightful fall day, 39 members were taken by coach to  Gomez Mill House  in Newburgh, New York and then to  West Point  where we had amazing opportunities to experience …

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FABULOUS TRIP TO THE HISPANIC MUSEUM WITH LUNCH AT XAVIERS X2O ON THE HUDSON – THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014

We visited The  Hispanic Museum  in upper Manhattan, a little known “gem” of New York’s cultural treasures.  It is housed in a Beaux Arts mansion and contains the largest collection of Iberian …

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NCJW BCS TRIP: CHAGALL EXHIBIT AT JEWISH MUSEUM, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5 2013

Guided by a museum docent, we viewed the much anticipated exhibit of Chagall’s works of the 1930′s and 40′s, never previously shown in the U.S: “Chagall: Love, War and Exile”. …

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TRIP TO THE BARNES FOUNDATION, PHILADELPHIA, April 15, 2013

Celebrated for its exceptional breadth, depth, and quality, the Barnes Foundation’s art collection includes works by some of the greatest European and American masters of impressionism, post-impressionist, and early modern …

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