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Monday, December 10, 2018

Essex & Union

Kristallnacht Commemoration Planned for November

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education at College of Saint Elizabeth will hold a Kristallnacht commemoration on Monday, November 5, 7:30-9:15 p.m., at the Dolan Performance Hall, Annunciation Center, with Professor Noah Isenberg of The New School. The audience will also hear survivor testimony from Dr. Norbert

Suburban Torah to Host Rabbanit Shani Taragin

The Synagogue of the Suburban Torah Center of Livingston is pleased to announce a Melaveh Malkah with guest speaker Shani Taragin, in celebration of the life and legacy of Rebbetzin Shayndel Feuerstein, z”l, on the occasion of her eighth yahrzeit. “Dudaim, Destiny & Parenthood” will be presented

Union Y Offers November Events

On Monday, Nov. 5, at 6:30 p.m., there will be Pizza, Pasta & A Movie, with “Ruth Bader Ginsburg” $10 pp ($7 Y members). Must reserve: Call 908-289-8112.

On Sunday, November 11, at 11:30 a.m., the Y will host an Arts Brunch, featuring a buffet

RSVP Center Introduces Reading Bridges Program

The RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties is pleased to collaborate with AngelaCARES on the Reading Bridge program to connect volunteers age 55+ to first grade students at the Reverend Dr. Ercel F. Webb Public School #22 in Jersey City.

Reading Bridge is

Anshe Chesed in Linden Celebrates Parshat Noach

Parents and children packed into Anshe Chesed in Linden to celebrate the animal kingdom as Morah Erica Yadlovker shared her green iguana, ball python, leopard gecko, crested gecko, rabbit and guinea pig. Children each had a turn to touch or hold the pets. The Parshat Noach event brought together children from a

Friendship Circle Walk Builds Community

Thousands expected for the annual fun day in support of children with special needs.

(Courtesy of FC) This Sunday, October 28, thousands of people from across the region are expected at the newly built LifeTown for the annual FCwalk. The highlight of the fun and friendship day is a 1-mile walk to create

Daughters of Israel Indulges in Spa Day

Spa Day at Daughters of Israel on October 12 was a fun and pampering treat for the female residents. The event, which was organized with the help of resident Sandye Garrison (pictured receiving a massage), included facials, massage and spa-themed refreshments.

Chabad of West Orange to Host JLI Event

Many Jewish observances seem petty and burdensome, and they interfere with the way we choose to run our lives. Why can’t God just leave me alone? Chabad of West Orange will present a lesson from the Jewish Learning Institute, entitled “Does God Really Care?”

JFSCNJ Hosts Two Free Alzheimer’s Programs in October

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ), a nonsectarian health and social service agency, will host two free programs in November for individuals who have Alzheimer’s/dementia, and their caregivers and families, at the JFS Halpern Building, 655 Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth.

The

JKHA/RKYHS Adds Major Capital Enhancements

(Courtesy of JKHA/RKYHS) The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School in Livingston, New Jersey, has embarked on a number of exciting campus-wide capital initiatives that are dramatically transforming and enhancing the educational, spiritual and physical experience of

Fifth Annual West Orange Shabbat Project to Showcase Global Webcast Featuring Rabbi YY Jacobson

(Courtesy of The Shabbat Project) The annual West Orange Shabbat Project is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, through Saturday, October 27, 2018. The Shabbat Project is a global grassroots movement that started in South Africa in 2013, and  is now in 1,416 cities in 97 countries throughout the world, bringing together Jews from all

Congregation Ohr Torah of West Orange Hosts Painting Event

(Courtesy of Cong. Ohr Torah) Congregation Ohr Torah Sisterhood and Youth of West Orange hosted a painting event on October 7 taught by a professional art teacher. Attendees had a wonderful experience creating their own masterpieces by following step-by-step directions and learning blending of colors and various