Congregation B’nai Israel in Emerson, in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, hosts “‘Let There Be Water – in Israel and New Jersey,” a “One Book One Community Event.” Led by congregant Dr. Mike Passow, adjunct associate research scientist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, talk will be on Seth M. Siegel’s book “Let There Be Water,” and how it compares with water supply and disposal in New Jersey. Refreshments. 53 Palisade Ave. (201) 265-2272.