Cal-05-V-Backpack-N-GB569_bkrvgo_FR_20141217160152As part of Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s “One Book, One Community” programming, Temple Emeth offers a Shabbaton on this year’s selection, “A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka,” by Lev Golinkin. At 9 a.m., Rabbi Steven Sirbu leads Torah study using ancient and modern sources on “Bullying and the Treatment of the Stranger.” During services at 10:30, he will incorporate key themes from the book as part of the liturgy. Kiddush lunch at noon will be followed by a talk, “A Jewish Response to Today’s Refugees,” by Mark Hetfield, president/CEO of HIAS. Samuel Golinkin, father of author Lev Golinkin, will talk about “What I think about when I see pictures of today’s refugees.” 1666 Windsor Road. (201) 833-1322.