Monday, January 21, 2019

Essex & Union

‘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

JKHA/RKYHS Annual Dinner Celebrates Parents, Community Members and Educational Leaders

Five hundred parents, former parents, grandparents, community leaders and supporters gathered at the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School (JKHA/RKYHS) 69th Annual Dinner on Wednesday, May 17, at Factory 220 in Passaic to celebrate JKHA/RKYHS and “Building Foundations for Our Future.”

West Orange Resident Is Recognized for Contributions to Essex County RSVP

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the Annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on May 10 in the Essex County Robert O’Toole Building in Essex County Cedar Grove Park in Cedar Grove. West Orange resident Nancy Trewhella received an Essex

Union Y Plans Adult/Senior Trips and Events for Summer 2017

The YM-YWHA of Union, located at 501 Green Lane, is pleased to announce two upcoming trips for the summer.

Sands Casino & Bethlehem Outlets will be on Tuesday, June 13. The coach bus will leave at 9:30 a.m., returning at 6:30 p.m. All participants will receive $20 in casino play money and a bagel bag

Bris Avrohom and Adath Israel Enjoy Lag B’Omer Picnic

Bris Avrohom and Adath Israel joined together for Lag B’Omer with a picnic at the park in the Gan Yanina playground. Families enjoyed music, dancing, a barbecue, games and prizes. Passages of Torah promoting unity, loving your fellow Jew as yourself as taught by Rabbi Akiva, teacher of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, were studied in