Jewish Federation President Stephanie Goldman, Jewish Federation CEO Jason M. Shames, Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Committee Director Ariella Noveck and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg met with Rutgers President Robert Barchi to ensure that Rutgers University and its faculty are committed to tolerance and
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual An Evening of Laughter on Thursday, June 7, at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive, Springfield, New Jersey. The program will benefit Jewish Family Service of MetroWest’s programs and services.
JFS MetroWest is honoring two couples for their
(Courtesy of Rebounderz Edison) Rebounderz in Edison, the Northern New Jersey’s premier family center, is proud to announce a new monthly event. S.A.F.E. (sensory altered fun environment) is for guests with special needs or sensory issues and their family and friends. The S.A.F.E. events have special hours (9 a.m. to noon) and
Daughters of Israel’s Casino Night/Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament, a charity benefit for the Home, took place on May 22, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston. The fun and enjoyable evening was generously underwritten by Valley National Bank and co-chaired by David Silverstein and Gary Wayne.
“Safety Tips for Seniors” will be the featured program for seniors on Tuesday, June 5, 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Resource Center at the Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield, New Jersey, presented by Officer Mike Riccio of the Union County sheriff’s office. Officer Riccio will be addressing general safety; apartment dwelling
Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky and Shterney Kanelsky of Bris Avrohom Hillside recently met with the Lieutenant Governor, Sheila Oliver, to discuss different programs for the Russian Jewish Community in New Jersey. Oliver took an interest, specifically towards the education programs Bris Avrohom provides for the teenagers of the
The Rachel Coalition, JFS MetroWest’s domestic violence division, hosted its Women to Women Luncheon at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. A crowd of over 150 people gathered to hear keynote speaker Melissa Dohme Hill, a survivor of a brutal attack who is now a domestic violence advocate and
If God already knows what we will do tomorrow, is our “free choice” nothing more than an illusion? And with so many powerful influences outside of our control—or even our awareness—influencing our choices, how “free” could they possibly be? Find these answers and more in a lesson from the Jewish
Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ) will hold a 5K Run/Walk in support of the organization’s many services on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Oak Ridge Park, 136 Oak Ridge Road, Clark, NJ, at 9 a.m. The event is being chaired by JFSCNJ Board Members Mindy Goldberger, Gerri Rothfleisch and Arielle Traub. The entire community is invited