One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle East. Fifty years later, Israel continues to face numerous existential threats.
Beginning Monday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m., Rabbi Kasowitz of Chabad of West Orange, the local JLI instructor, will offer a fascinating new six-session course from the
Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting an Alzheimer’s/dementia caregiver support group on Friday, June 2, at 1:00 p.m. The group is free and open to Alzheimer’s/dementia caregivers in the community and is run in accordance with the Alzheimer’s NJ guidelines. Participants
With only a few weeks to go, there are limited spaces still available for selected camp divisions at the YM-YWHA of Union County. With observant divisions for ages 3-15, there is a program for every boy and girl. Daily special activities include Parsha contests, Gaga tournaments, great trips, creative incentive
An informational program on “Dreaming of a Good Night’s Sleep: How You Can Help Yourself,” for seniors and their families, will take place on Tuesday, May 23, at 11:30 a.m. at The Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield, NJ. The program will be presented by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ nurse Kathleen McMahon, EdM, MA, RN. A
Celebrating family this Monday, nearly 600 parents, alumni, faculty and friends came together at Factory 220 for the Jewish Educational Center’s Annual Gala. The spirit was lively as guests enjoyed the company of good friends while supporting an institution central to local Jewish life.
West Orange—This year Chabad of West Orange commemorates Memorial Day with a gala dinner entitled “Stand Strong, Stand Proud—Celebrating our Heroes.” The May 28 event will feature the stories of local Jewish veterans and Eilon Even-Esh, a former Captain in the US Marine Corps and veteran of the
The Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey will honor Marty Feitlowitz at its annual fundraising dinner on May 17 at Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes. Feitlowitz is the organization’s vice president and is being honored for his valuable contribution to the society in the establishment of its new home in Fair Lawn.
On Sunday, May 14, Congregation Shaya Ahavat Torah will host Isaak Dostis, who will present “Discussion of the Greek Holocaust as Seen Through Greek-Judeo Recipes.” Throughout his career, Dostis has been an actor, director and teacher. As a filmmaker he produced the award-winning video “Lives to Save: The Rescuers,” about
West Orange Council President Joe Krakoviak, a long supporter of the West Orange Jewish community, recently visited with Boy Scout Troop 365 and Cub Scout Pack 365 to teach the scouts about West Orange, its history and some of the issues the town faces, as well as how the scouts can get involved in the town. Krakoviak helped the
The JEC choir was one of the many highlights at the Yom Hazikaron service and the Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration, both held at the Union Y on May 2. As part of the Yom Hazikaron service, Danielle Perlmutter, community shlicha and coordinator of the event, constructed a Wall of Remembrance for the fallen soldiers and
Beloved rebbe and world-class mechanech Rabbi Sariel Malitzky is heading to the Jewish Educational Center after a decade of outstanding leadership at TABC.
Bringing a passion for Torah and love of his students, Rabbi Malitzky will join an amazing cadre of rabbeim and teachers in guiding a