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JFS of Central NJ Offers Lavy House Memory Programs

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a nonsectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting a free “Memory Café” on Tuesday, February 19, at the Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield Avenue, from 12-2 p.m.  

The Memory Café provides a casual

Daughters of Israel to Host Casino Night

A Casino Night and Texas Hold’em Tournament to benefit Daughters of Israel will take place on Thursday, March 7, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Co-chaired by David Silverstein and Gary Wayne, the event will feature lots of great prizes, including a grand prize of $2,500 for the poker tournament.

Help Save Lives at Congregation AABJ&D

Congregation AABJ&D is holding a blood drive at the shul, 700 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, on Sunday, February 10, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Make an appointment at

Chabad of West Orange Will Have President’s Day Learning

Enjoy the thrill of Torah in yeshiva on Monday, February 18, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at Yeshiva Tiferes Bachurim, at the Rabbinical College of America, 226 Sussex Ave, Morristown. Breakfast and lunch are included.

Join us for an authentic yeshiva atmosphere, regardless of Jewish studies background or

Union Y Plans February Events

Join the YM-YWHA of Union County on Wednesday, February 13, for a “Love Luncheon” with James Barba, singer/entertainer, at 11:30 a.m. A full course meal will be served along with the entertainment. $8 ($5 members) RSVP: Marcy at 908-289-8112, x. 34 or [email protected]

On Sunday, February 17, the

NCSY Latte & Learning Comes to Aron’s West Orange

Aron’s West Orange is excited to announce its new Latte & Learning program for teens. The group began meeting this past Tuesday, February 5, at Aron’s after hours and will continue weekly on Tuesday nights.

Latte & Learning is an NCSY event where you can relax with friends and advisors, hang

JCC MetroWest to Hold Inaugural NJJFF Teen Film Fest

The New Jersey Jewish Film Festival announces a new festival for 2019—the NJJFF Teen Film Fest. Building upon their successful NJJFF, entering its 19th year, the Teen Film Fest seeks to encourage young filmmakers in their continued creative endeavors. Entrants aged 13-18 and living in the Greater MetroWest area were requested to submit

Mikvah Chana Provides New Spa-Like Setting

(Courtesy of Mikvah Chana) For generations, Jewish woman have practiced the laws of family purity and participated in the practice of immersing in a “mikvah,” a ritual bath. Today, a newly designed, spa-inspired space is drawing women back to this ancient tradition.

Located at

West Orange Plans Shabbat Shalem

On Shabbat, February 8-9, the West Orange community will host a Shabbat Shalem. As part of Jewish Disabilities and Awareness and Inclusion month, Shabbat Shalem allows us time to reflect on how we can better include people with challenges in our Jewish community, not just for this one Shabbat but all the time. Whatever the

Meinhardts Host JNF Special in Uniform's Tiran Attia in Livingston

(l-r) Lt. Col. Tiran Attia, Celine Leeds, former Livingston Mayor Ed Meinhardt, Evi Meinhardt, Anna Millstein, Elena Meinhardt and Sheila Lurie.

Helping Hands Is Ready to Care for Your Children

The decision to leave their child, either with a nanny or in a daycare setting, is often a difficult one for parents. Is the person trustworthy? Will the child be loved? Fed? Well cared for? Is the facility licensed? Clean? Are the caregivers experienced? Will the child be stimulated during the day? Will the child be safe?

Chabad WO Asks: Is Our Criminal Justice System Fair?

(Courtesy of Chabad of West Orange) This February, Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz of Chabad of West Orange will offer “Crime and Consequence,” a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) exploring 3000 years of Jewish perspective on conviction, sentencing and criminal rehabilitation.