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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Essex & Union

Life Town NJ Dedicated in Livingston

Close to 3,000 supporters crowded the front landscape of Livington’s LifeTown Center Monday evening to celebrate the center’s dedication ceremony. Attendees wore festive yellow LifeTown shirts and white hats and the air was thick with enthusiasm. A spirit of joyfulness, pride and encouragement was

Federation’s Second Annual Biking Event Will Help Send Kids to Camp

(Courtesy of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest) Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ’s second annual Tour de Summer Camps NJ is taking place on Sunday, September 22. Proceeds of this community cycling and Family Fun Day event will make it possible for more children across Greater MetroWest NJ to attend Jewish

Aron’s West Orange Marks First Anniversary With Grand Celebration And Great Sales

It was a celebration to remember. On Sunday, September 8, Aron’s West Orange celebrated its first birthday with an exciting event, featuring superstar singers Mordechai Shapiro and Lipa Schmeltzer, a BMX bike show, bounce houses, face painting, giveaways, a petting zoo and more, a production put together by the legendary

Livingston Renames Road to LifeTown ‘Miracle Way’

(Courtesy of Friendship Circle) “Mazel tov” echoed across Microlab Road, August 29, as the street was officially renamed “Miracle Way.” On hand to unveil the “Miracle Way” street signs and mark this landmark event were Livingston Mayor Alfred Anthony and former mayor and current town council

B’nai Shalom in West Orange to Host ‘Yonina Live in Concert’

B’nai Shalom is thrilled to welcome “Yonina Live in Concert” on Sunday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m. Yonina,Yoni and Nina Tokayer, a husband and wife Israeli musical duo, is a true product of Israeli culture in the internet age. Their meteoric rise to international fame started from posting weekly self-recorded videos of their

JNF-USA and B’nai Shalom of West Orange Plan Event Featuring Israeli Mayor Nisan Ben Hamo

(Courtesy of JNF) In a southern Israeli city with asteroid-like craters and spectacular ridges, a former elite IDF commando, security emissary and now mayor is looking to attract tens of thousands of residents to his city.

On Wednesday, September 11, Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA) will host Mayor

Lavy House to Present ‘Eating Clean for Better Health’

An informational program on “Eating Clean for Better Health” with Karen M. Ensle, EdD, RDN, FAND, CFCS (Rutgers Cooperative Extension Professor), will be the featured program for seniors on Tuesday, September 10, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at The Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield,

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Union County To Hold Information Sessions

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Union County, New Jersey, hosted by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFS) is currently recruiting more volunteers to help with various programs.

Volunteer information sessions will take

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ to Host Holocaust Survivor Benefits Workshop

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ is hosting two sessions of the Holocaust Survivor Benefits Workshop designed to inform survivors of the reparations and benefits to which they are entitled. The sessions will be held on Wednesday, September 11, and Wednesday, September 18, both from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Aidekman Jewish

Bris Avrohom Marks Opening of Cheder Yaldei Menachem As It Celebrates 40th Anniversary

On the 40th anniversary of its founding in Hillside, Bris Avrohom has so much to celebrate that it is a challenge to select from among its myriad activities. Rabbi Mordechai and Shterney Kanelsky have truly created a universe that has reached over 30,000 individuals and their families over four decades, impacting

Bris Avrohom Celebrates Forty Years

The year is 1979. Recently arrived from Israel where his family settled after their fortuitous exit from the former Soviet Union, 19-year-old Mordechai Kanelsky is on a holy mission given to him by the Lubavitcher Rebbe zt’’l: to provide former Russian Jews in America with halachic brisim, proper

MetroWest Orgs Receive $1.4 Million From FEMA Nonprofit Security Grant Program

(Courtesy of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ) Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ is pleased to announce that 14 synagogues and partner agencies in our community received, collectively, $1.4 million for security upgrades, amounting to approximately $100,000 each. Our chief security officer, Robert Wilson, provided