Rena and David Schlussel will host a Norpac pro-Israel meeting for Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ Dist. 4) at their Teaneck home on Sunday, December 10 at 10 a.m.

Rep. Smith is chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee, tasked with oversight over the United Nations. For information, email or call (201) 788-5133.

Museum plans Chanukah party for young professionals

Young Friends of the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in Battery Park City in lower Manhattan meets to celebrate Chanukah. “Young Friends Light Up the Night,” a party for the area’s young professionals, 21 to 39, is set for Thursday, Dec. 14, at 8 p.m. The annual party typically draws about 500 young professionals.

Held in the museum’s Events Hall, which has a panoramic view of New York Harbor, the black- tie-optional evening will include dancing, a premium open bar, and dinner. Dietary laws observed. Proceeds support the museum’s education programs. For information, call (646) 437-4252, email, or go to