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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Essex & Union

Chabad of West Orange Holds Successful 2017 Annual Dinner

Bear Givers Sponsors SINAI Schools ‘Unique Inspirations’ Art Show

Art is a powerful tool for self-expression, especially for children who have special needs that involve difficulty with language and communication, or emotional challenges. In the five years since SINAI Schools established its Miranov-Paley Art Therapy Program, art therapist Sarah Tarzik

ShopRite Partners With Lifetown to Assist Those With Special Needs

New center will teach life-skills, job training and the benefit of healthy diets.

Livingston—ShopRite is partnering with LifeTown, an educational and recreational center in Livingston, New Jersey, where individuals with special needs practice daily life and job skills. LifeTown—slated to open in

Bris Avrohom’s Rabbi Kanelsky Offers Blessing to Bergen County Sheriff’s Office

The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office moved to its new headquarters at Two Bergen County Plaza. Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino requested Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, executive director, Bris Avrohom, Hillside, New Jersey to affix a mezuzah on his new office. Upon affixing the mezuzah Rabbi Kanelsky gave the blessing that the

‘Dreaming of a Good Night’s Sleep’ Will Be Addressed at Program for Holocaust Survivors

An informational program on “Dreaming of a Good Night’s Sleep: How You Can Help Yourself,” for Holocaust survivors and their caregivers will take place on Monday, June 5, from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. The program will be presented by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ nurse Kathleen McMahon, EdM, MA, RN. A light dinner will be served.

Enjoy These Upcoming Events at Congregation Etz Chaim in Livingston

Join Etz Chaim on June 10 and welcome Scholar-in Residence Rabbi Dr. Daniel Lerner. A passionate educator and dynamic orator, Rabbi Lerner’s unique blend of wit, wisdom, spirit and high energy has endeared him to audiences all over the world. He is currently on the faculty of Yeshiva University and is the campus rabbi for YU’s Beren

Kram Family Dedicates Renovated Dining Room at Daughters of Israel

At Daughters of Israel, the Slobodien Pavilion Dining Room recently underwent a complete renovation as a result of the Kram Challenge Grant. Daniel Kram, z”l, was an active board member and volunteer at Daughters of Israel for more than 40 years. Before his passing almost a year ago, he came up with the idea of a match grant to

Livingston Plans Screening of Holocaust Film ‘Destination Unknown’

On Tuesday, June 6, the extended community is invited to a screening of the new film “Destination Unknown,” which was produced by Gigatel in association with the USC Shoah Foundation. Making a unique contribution to the history of the Holocaust, the film captures the pain that still haunts Holocaust survivors 70 years after

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest Presents an Evening of Laughter

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual Evening of Laughter on Tuesday, June 6, at Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 E. Northfield Road, Livingston New Jersey. The featured performer will be comedian Gary Gulman, who was a finalist on the NBC reality-talent show Last Comic Standing and is a regular on

NJ Israel Commission Meets in Newark

Annual Livingston Mikvah Gala Encourages Women to ‘Produce a Personal Path’

What do a sitcom writer in LA, a physician in New Jersey and a Chabad shlucha (emissary) in Montana have in common? As it turns out, quite a bit.

On Monday, May 8, over 600 women gathered for the 12th annual women’s gala to benefit Mikvah Chana in Livingston, New Jersey. Each year, women

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ 5K Run Is Planned for Sunday, June 4

Elizabeth—Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ) will hold a 5K Run/Walk in support of the organization’s many services, on Sunday, June 4, at Oak Ridge Park, located at 136 Oak Ridge Road, Clark, New Jersey, beginning at 9 a.m. The event is being chaired by JFSCNJ Board Member Mindy Goldberger, and the entire community