A Town Hall meeting with the Hillside Chief of Police Vincent Ricciardi was held yesterday at Bris Avrohom. This event was a joint event between both Congregation Adath Israel and Bris Avrohom shul with their rabbis in attendance. The chief of police laid out his recent changes in securing our community, questions were
(Courtesy of JFS MW) Jewish Family Service of MetroWest (JFS) recently held its annual An Evening of Laughter at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive, Springfield.
JFS honored Fred Cohen, Seth Cohen and Erica Cohen Rechtweg for their dedication
Upon the advice of the Lubavitcher Rebbe to celebrate a birthday with joy and friends, Rabbi Kanelsky celebrated his birthday with family, friends and community members. Many of the people who attended shared their history and the personal impact Bris Avrohom, thanks to the Kanelskys, has had on them. On the first night of
Shabbat, the third of Tammuz, marks 25 years since the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory. The Rebbe’s yahrzeit is a time to recommit to the Rebbe’s vision and mission of making this world a more Godly place.
The Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey, Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Support Group will take place this month on Friday, July 12, at 10:00 a.m., at The JFS Halpern Building in Elizabeth. The group is free and open to Alzheimer’s/dementia caregivers in the community and is run in accordance with the Alzheimer’s New Jersey
At the annual grand משניות and תניא בעל פה ceremony, 323 talmidim were awarded seforim and other Judaic prizes, accumulating a grand total of 52,168 lines of משניות and תניא בעל פה this year. Two hundred פרקים of תניא and 350 פרקים of משניות were learned and reviewed this
Spearheaded by the Jewish Historical Society (JHS) of New Jersey, in conjunction with Daughters of Israel, students from West Orange High School conducted oral histories on the lives of residents at Daughters. The year-long project was part of the students’ ninth-grade world history honors class taught by Professor Doug
Maria Mullen, RN, Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ), director of nursing, announced that a four-week training program for certified home health aides will begin on Monday, August 4. According to Ms. Mullen, “The course will put you on the path to a new career as a certified home health aide, a field that is
Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ is one of six federations across the country to receive a Critical Supports Grant from the Jewish Federations of North America’s Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care. When combined with matching funds, this award will total $300,000 to help prevent and resolve
The Fern Forman Memorial Golf Tournament in support of Daughters of Israel was a huge success. Attracting more than 200 participants, the tournament was held on June 3 at Canoe Brook Country Club. In addition to the golf tournament, the event included a card and game party, tennis round robin, cocktail reception and awards
(Courtesy of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest) The numbers are impressive… to date, 1,003 legacy gifts amounting to an estimated value of $28.7 million to support the future of 23 local Jewish institutions—16 synagogues and 7 agencies—and all in just five years!
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