Daughters of Israel’s Annual Volunteer Luncheon took place on November 20, honoring its many volunteers who assist throughout the Home. Words of appreciation were shared by staff and volunteers, who all enjoyed a catered gourmet lunch. Following lunch, the volunteers received chair massages and spa-themed gifts, in appreciation
Innovation: Africa is a New York-based nonprofit that brings Israeli solar, agricultural and water technologies to rural African villages. Over the last 20 years, thanks to Israeli innovation, founder and CEO Sivan Ya’ari and her team have impacted over 1 million lives in the most remote villages of Africa using
(Courtesy of LifeTown) ShopRite and LifeTown cut the ribbon on a unique new store that gives individuals with special needs practice with daily life and job skills. The special ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at LifeTown, a new immersive educational, therapeutic and recreational center located at 10
Members of the Etz Chaim synagogue in Livingston held a clothing drive on Sunday to benefit Yad Leah. They collected, sorted and packed over 25 bags of clothing to be sent to Israel.
Yad Leah’s mission is to build confidence and maintain people’s self-respect by only sending new or gently used
The RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties, a program of JFS MetroWest, is excited to announce it will be the recipient of Barnes & Noble Livingston’s annual Holiday Book Drive. Books collected will benefit RSVP’s Reading Buddies program, which matches older adult volunteers with elementary school students to improve reading
Girl Scout Troop 20455 of West Caldwell, whose leaders included Daughters of Israel Clinical Nutrition Manager Elena Mills, came to visit Daughters on November 14. The residents and girls had a great time beading bracelets and participating in an art studio program.
Congregation Anshe Chesed in Linden New Jersey began its jam-packed calendar of learning opportunities and it’s not only members that are benefiting. After the success of last year’s Linden Beit Midrash Program of Congregation Anshe Chesed, in partnership with Yeshiva University, Anshe Chesed has
(Courtesy of Chabad Center of Northwest NJ) The Chabad Center of Northwest NJ will celebrate its 32nd Anniversary at its Founders Dinner on Monday, December 2, at the luxurious Crystal Plaza in Livingston. A lavish buffet will begin at 6 p.m. and a celebratory dinner and program will follow at 7 p.m.
(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) The Bris Avrohom Center is situated in Congregation Sons of Israel, one of the oldest synagogues in Jersey City that initially served as the first headquarters of Bris Avrohom.
The Center has Shabbat services, classes and holiday programs both on and off site to serve
(Courtesy of Mikvah Yisroel) Charlene Aminoff—the founder and CEO of Gali’s Couture Wigs and an inspiring speaker of international renown—will headline a gala Challah Bake And Mega Raffle supporting Mikvah Yisroel on Sunday, December 8, at Congregation Israel of Springfield, at 7:00 p.m.