JFS MetroWest understands that raising children is gratifying but can also be overwhelming and challenging. To help parents better understand their child’s behavior and learn skills to parent more effectively, JFS is offering a four-part series titled “Helping Your Children Thrive.” Short readings will be
In conjunction with Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, which will celebrate its Chag Hasemicha in March, Ahavas Achim University presents a Shabbat Experience with RIETS Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Michael Taubes next Shabbat, February 24-25.
On Friday night, February 24,
Yeshivat Netivot Montessori in East Brunswick will host a concert featuring 8th Day, performing new songs as well as old favorites. The concert will be held on February 19 at 2:30 p.m. at the beautiful state-of-the-art Jo An Magistro Theater in East Brunswick, New Jersey.
8th Day, the
On Sunday, January 29, students from the Rabbinical College of America traveled to West Orange to learn different Torah topics one-on-one or in small groups with members of the community, hosted by Chabad of West Orange.
Yeshiva Night is held on most Sundays from 7:30-8:30. Interested
Congregation Israel of Springfield will be holding its 42nd Annual Tribute Dinner on Tuesday, March 21, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, New Jersey.
Honorees include Rebecca and Samuel Alexander, receiving the Rabbi Israel E. Turner Memorial Award as Guests of Honor; David Kohn,
On Mondays in February, and possibly beyond, Rabbi Donn Gross of Congregation Bet Dovid in Caldwell, New Jersey, will offer classes in vegan cooking and nutrition.
Rabbi Donn, aka “the health rabbi,” has been an outspoken proponent of a meat-free diet for 26 years. Those who have
Hillside—Not even the steady and bone-chilling winter rain got in the way of hundreds of devoted volunteers who came out to the Community Food Bank of NJ to prepare fresh dough and bake 1,000+ challahs on Tuesday.
According to June Schechner, the event chair for three years
Whippany—Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ will hold its third annual Community Challah Bake on Tuesday, February 7, at The Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside. This year, there’s an added event, Challah Bake Junior, for children ages 6 and up and their families, at the Gottesman RTW Academy in Randolph.
Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting a free “Memory Café” on Thursday, February 9, at the Jewish Family Service Halpern Building, 655 Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth, 12 p.m.-2 p.m. The “Memory Café” will provide a casual time to enjoy lunch and social activities for
On Sunday, February 5, Bris Avrohom will be having its annual community trip to the Rebbe’s Ohel, the holy resting place of the rebbe. They will then proceed to Lubavitch Headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, where they will pray in the rebbe’s private room—the sacred place where the rebbe accepted visitors for over 50
On Wednesday, January 18, Bris Avrohom hosted Dr. Yisroel Susskind, a Yale University graduate in clinical psychology, who gave a parenting lecture on “How to Be an Even More Loving Parent.” Over 75 people attended the event and asked questions following the lecture. The attendees enjoyed sushi and desserts. This is one of a
Whippany—The Board of Trustees of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ (JCF) recently approved lowering the initial minimum deposit amount for a new Donor Advised Fund (DAF) from $10,000 to $5,000, and reducing the annual fee from $350 to $175 through December 31, 2018. (Increased assets will be subjected to