Friday, December 14, 2018

Essex & Union

Bris Avrohom Celebrates Eighth Annual Bar Mitzvah in Israel

Bris Avrohom recently held its eighth annual bar mitzvah celebration in Israel for youths from Be’er Sheva and Sderot, who were from the former Soviet Union and victims of terror. Rabbi Zalman Gorelik, executive director, Be’er Sheva, and Rabbi Chananel Pizem, Chabad Sderot, prepared the youths for their bar mitzvah. They

Bruriah Distributes 1.5 Million Pennies in Memory of Jewish Children Lost in Holocaust

Elizabeth—In a special ceremony last week, Bruriah junior Mikayla Elk, of Highland Park, presented three tzedaka organizations with checks of $5,000 each, reflecting the 1.5 million pennies that the school had helped raise in memory of the Jewish children who perished in the Holocaust. The initiative was

Bris Avrohom Inspires NJ Transit Execs

Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, executive director, Bris Avrohom, Hillside, presented New Jersey Transit executives with a tzedakah box. New Jersey Transit executives were instrumental in permitting Bris Avrohom to place many menorahs and spread the lights of Chanukah in New Jersey Transit venues all around New Jersey where thousands of travelers were able to

Chabad of West Orange Offers Lecture ‘On the Viability of Land for Peace’

A Jewish Learning Institute lecture, “Occupied With Peace: On the Viability of Land for Peace,” will be presented at Chabad of West Orange on Monday, June 26, 

at 7:30 p.m.

Israel’s pre-1967 borders subsequently became known as the “Green Line,” to

Chabad of West Orange Enjoys Birthday Surprise

JLI students at Chabad of West Orange, along with two of his children, surprised Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz with a birthday cake after their recent lesson of Survival of a Nation.

JFS MetroWest Holds Successful Evening of Laughter

JFS MetroWest held its Evening of Laughter on June 6 at Temple Bnai Abraham in Livingston. Over 300 people came out to support JFS, celebrate the 20th anniversary of Rachel Coalition, the Domestic Violence division of JFS, and honor Andrea and Bryan Bier of West Orange and Lisa and Erik Lindauer of Short Hills for their efforts on

JFSCNJ 5K Team Joins With ‘Generosity’ to Raise Over $34K

In 2005 Saul Rosenblum launched the not-for-profit organization “The Generosity Series,” with the mission to provide all charities a powerful peer-to-peer fundraising platform without the heavy lifting, risk and expense that typically accompany Run/Walk events. He wanted to pair healthy activities

15,000 Lines of Tanya Are Learned by 163 Students

As part of the Bat Sheva Mitzvah campaign, talmidim of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva were recognized for their countless hours of learning Tanya Ba’al Peh this year.

For well over a decade, Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, executive director, and Mrs. Shterney Kanelsky, associate director, Bris Avrohom,

Chabad of West Orange Welcomes Rabbi Asher Zeilingold

Chabad of West Orange invites you to join them in welcoming Rabbi Asher Zeilingold, spiritual leader of Adath Israel Congregation of St. Paul, Minnesota, for over 50 years. He will be in West Orange on Friday, June 16, and Shabbat, June 17.

On Friday, June 16, beginning at 7:00 p.m., join Chabad

WOHS Students Record DOI Residents’ Oral Histories

Spearheaded by the Jewish Historical Society (JHS) of New Jersey, in conjunction with Daughters of Israel’s Recreation Department, students from West Orange High School conducted oral histories on the lives of 15 DOI residents. The year-long project was part of the students’ ninth-grade world history honors class taught by

Names, Not Numbers© 2017  Inspires JKHA Student Interviewers

The Names, Not Numbers© project was created 13 years ago by Tova Fish-Rosenberg, and is in its fourth year at the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy. The annual project represents the culmination of a year-long effort of planning, preparation and hard work by the

RTMA Principal Rabbi Ami Neuman Hits the Ground Running

“I believe in our students and I believe in the ideals of the school,” said Rabbi Ami Neuman, principal of the Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy, as he reflected on his first year as principal and set his goals for the coming year.

“I see a very bright future for our school and