Schedule of events at Neve Shalom

Neve Shalom, 250 Grove Ave., Metuchen, has announced the following events:

• Goods and Services Auction will be held 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Relics from Shea Stadium with certificates of authenticity, Jets vs. Miami Dolphins tickets, a week at Rover Soccer Camp, retail store gift cards, etc., will be up for auction. Admission is $9 per person and includes coffee and dessert. Call the temple at 732-548-2238 and ask for Martha Mack.

•Sisterhood of Neve Shalom Gift Shop will be open with items for Hanukkah, including candles, menorahs, gifts, dreidels, gelt, giftwrap and more. Gift shop hours are Sundays 9-11 a.m., with extended holiday hours on Dec. 7 and 14 from 9 a.m. to noon, as well as Saturday, Dec. 6, during the temple auction. Contact Licia Bonus.

• A blood drive in memory of Michael Allan Thompson will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 14. Anyone wishing to donate whole blood or apherisis (platelets) should make an appointment early. E-mail neveshalombloddrive@ or contact Bruce Levin, blood drive chairperson, at 732-906-1922.

• Latkes, Tchotkes and Vodkas Day will be held 9-11 a.m. Dec. 14, featuring free latkes, a video and book “swap” sale for kids, and a gift shop sale. Rabbi Zelizer will explain the “Real Hanukkah Story,” and there will be a concert of Hanukkah and Yiddish songs, including selections from “Fiddler on the Roof,” performed by the Neve Shalom Kids and adult choirs. For adults only, there will be a vodka tasting and information forum. There will be Hebrew school that morning. For more information, call the temple and ask for Hazzan Levin.

For more information, call the temple at 732-548-2238 or e-mail