At a hearing on June 6, city of Orange council members voted unanimously to join more than 20 New Jersey municipalities in favor of an ordinance permitting the construction of an eruv within its borders. Orange is home to Roni Kotel, an attorney and member of the Maplewood Jewish Center-Congregation Beth Ephraim (MJC), who
Jews love this quote: “Justice, justice—pursue it” (Deuteronomy 16:20).
Justice. Who’s not for justice? Justice is the cornerstone of our mission as Jews. Justice is the bedrock of our American civilization. Justice—great idea.
Justice, justice. The
(Courtesy of Chabad of West Orange) Chabad will honor four wonderful couples at its annual dinner: Shirley and Phil Levitan, Marsha and Marvin Frank, Dell and Tuvia Sahl and Sheina and Reuven Hererra.
Since moving to West Orange from Livingston, New Jersey, in
Jewish Federation President Stephanie Goldman, Jewish Federation CEO Jason M. Shames, Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Committee Director Ariella Noveck and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg met with Rutgers President Robert Barchi to ensure that Rutgers University and its faculty are committed to tolerance and
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual An Evening of Laughter on Thursday, June 7, at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive, Springfield, New Jersey. The program will benefit Jewish Family Service of MetroWest’s programs and services.
JFS MetroWest is honoring two couples for their
(Courtesy of Rebounderz Edison) Rebounderz in Edison, the Northern New Jersey’s premier family center, is proud to announce a new monthly event. S.A.F.E. (sensory altered fun environment) is for guests with special needs or sensory issues and their family and friends. The S.A.F.E. events have special hours (9 a.m. to noon) and
Daughters of Israel’s Casino Night/Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament, a charity benefit for the Home, took place on May 22, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston. The fun and enjoyable evening was generously underwritten by Valley National Bank and co-chaired by David Silverstein and Gary Wayne.
“Safety Tips for Seniors” will be the featured program for seniors on Tuesday, June 5, 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Resource Center at the Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield, New Jersey, presented by Officer Mike Riccio of the Union County sheriff’s office. Officer Riccio will be addressing general safety; apartment dwelling
Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky and Shterney Kanelsky of Bris Avrohom Hillside recently met with the Lieutenant Governor, Sheila Oliver, to discuss different programs for the Russian Jewish Community in New Jersey. Oliver took an interest, specifically towards the education programs Bris Avrohom provides for the teenagers of the