It is only natural to want to enjoy life’s pleasures. At the same time, all the pleasures on earth cannot satisfy our inner craving for deeper meaning and purpose. How are we to balance our inner tug toward all things
JEVS at Home has partnered with Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest NJ (JVS) to open its first New Jersey office in Livingston, and provide services in Essex and Morris counties. With a service area including Philadelphia, Delaware, Montgomery, Chester, Bucks and Allegheny counties in Pennsylvania, JEVS at Home is one of the largest home
Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School will present “High School Musical” on Monday, December 19, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. The performance is directed by Tova Halpern and musically directed by Avi Wolf. This show has a message for everyone and the music is great, too! For more information, please contact Halpern
Perhaps the most important Chanukah gift we can give ourselves or our loved ones is the art of self defense.
Chabad of West Orange will be offering a six-week, Wednesday evening course, beginning on January 4, with certified instructor Rabbi Michoel
The YM-YWHA of Union, located at 501 Green Lane in Union, is pleased to announce an exciting line-up of activities for December. On Sunday, December 18, “Kids Day Out” (11:30-2:30) will feature a kids’ cooking class with Chanukah treats, swim and a movie. Tickets are $8. Please RSVP to [email protected] On Wednesday, December 21, the
Retirees from the West Orange community gathered at a private home last week to meet with a Nefesh B’Nefesh representative and discuss issues specific to aliyah for this demographic. Nefesh B’Nefesh offers a number of post-aliyah events and services for retirees in Israel.
The RSVP Center of Essex & Hudson Counties, which is sponsored by Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, won two 2016 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards. The awards were Honorable Mention for Outstanding Inclusive Initiatives in Emergency Management and Honorable Mention for Community Preparedness Champions. The
The Shabbat House is a brand new project, the first and only one of its kind in the world.
Shabbat House unites all Jews to celebrate and enjoy Shabbat together. The Shabbat House building has only recently been completed on 664 Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange.
Recently, a large group of women from different parts of Russia, along with their shluchos of the rebbe, visited Lubavitch Headquarters in Brooklyn, New York and went to the holy Ohel to pray. They then made a trip to the state-of-the-art “Bat Sheva Chaya Esther Mikvah” and were given a tour by Rebbetzin Shterney Kanelsky,
The Charles Kimmel building of the Maplewood Jewish Center (MJC) is getting a much-needed facelift. On November 28, the Maplewood Township Zoning Board of Adjustment unanimously voted to grant MJC a building permit for major renovations.
It began with a vision by Frumie Bogomilsky, the
An informational program on “Turning Fitness Resolutions Into Your Reality” will be offered for seniors and their families on Tuesday, December 13, at 11:30 a.m. at The Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House. The program will be presented by JFS board member Joe Mason, a Certified Exercise Physiologist. A light lunch will be
At the YM-YWHA of Union County, there was a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday, November 20 to dedicate the new Kirschenbaum Israel Center. The Center will offer events, classes and films on Sunday afternoons and Tuesday & Thursday evenings. Its first big event