Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ), a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will host two free programs in October for individuals who have Alzheimer’s/Dementia and their caregivers and families at the JFS Halpern Building, 655 Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth.
At Daughters of Israel, Sandye Garrison, a former Hollywood producer and casting agent, led some fellow residents in a symbolic indoor Tashlich ceremony on the Laurie Pavilion. Tashlich is a customary ritual during the Jewish High Holiday period, in which prayers are recited and sins are metaphorically cast away into a body of
“Phenomenal” was the first word uttered by congregant Jack Tarica of Westfield to describe the Murray and Lucy Pantirer Family Building at the new Chabad at Short Hills-Center for Jewish Life. Multiple rabbis and dignitaries joined the community for the ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday,
(Courtesy of Lester Senior Housing) Many older adults wish to maintain their independence in their home for as long as possible. However, this often brings challenges and can be potentially dangerous without taking certain precautions or without help.
Companion services and home health aides offer
Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky of Bris Avrohom visited Mayor Steven Fulop of Jersey City to wish him a happy and sweet new year on behalf of the Jewish community. Mayor Fulop extended his greeting in return to them. The mayor is holding a jar of honey and a round challah, symbols of the high holidays.
A 12-week Nurturing Parenting Class for both parents and children (ages 5-11), with separate groups running at the same time, will run September 27-December 20. The groups will be held Thursday evenings, 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m., at the Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ) Halpern Building, 655 Westfield Avenue, in Elizabeth.
The classes are modeled on a
On Sunday, September 16, at 12-3 p.m., the Union Y will host the screening of the film, “1945.” At 1 p.m., for the children, there will be a Fun Bus and pony rides (1-3 p.m.). There will also be light refreshments and membership sign-up incentives. Location is YM-YWHA of Union County, 501 Green Lane in Union. *There may be nominal fees
On Thursday, September 6, at 11:30 a.m. join the Union Y for a BBQ for seniors with hot dogs, hamburgers and all the trimmings. Cook outdoors, eat indoors! Entertainment with Roz & Alan. Reserve at 908-289-8112, x34 or via email to [email protected] Fee is $8 ($5
(Courtesy of RWJ Barnabas) Saint Barnabas Medical Center achieved Magnet recognition in August 2018 as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing
(Courtesy of B’nai Shalom) Will the future of Israel and American Jewry continue to be increasingly divisive, or will there be a rebirth of the feeling that Jews both here and there face a common destiny?
Exploring this provocative topic will be Dr. Michael Oren, Knesset member for the Kulanu
(Courtesy of Daughters of Israel) The Fern Forman Memorial Golf Tournament in support of Daughters of Israel was a huge success. Attracting more than 200 participants, the tournament was held on August 6 at Canoe Brook Country Club. In addition to the golf tournament, the event included a card and game party, tennis round robin,
Join Chabad of West Orange for a joyous and spirited Shabbat experience. Enjoy a Friday night dinner on August 31. Candle lighting for all women and girls will be at 7 p.m, followed by lively services, soulful singing and a delicious traditional Shabbat dinner. RSVP required to