“A Night at the Garden.” Not what you would expect to open a Holocaust remembrance event. Evident almost immediately, the movie generated an instantaneous chill as it became apparent that this was clearly not the portrayal of a pre-war American patriotism rally it was headlined to be. It was nothing
Congregation Etz Chaim of Livingston is proud to host scholar in residence, Yael Leibowitz, May 3-4. Yael Leibowitz is an accomplished educator who has taught at the upper school of Ramaz, Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education and served as resident scholar at the Jewish Center of
Rachel Coalition will host its spring fundraiser to benefit victim services on May 14 at 7:30 pm at the Bickford Theater at the Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey. The program “Standing Up For Women, An NFL Player Speaks Out,” will feature Mark Herzlich, former NY Giants football player.
An informational program on “Job Search Strategies and Volunteer Opportunities for People 55+,” will take place on Tuesday, May 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield. The presentation by Susan Reeve, Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ) career specialist and Amy Levine, Jewish Family
Under the leadership of commissioner Steven Weiner the entire Temple Brotherhood Softball League paused for prayer before the start of Sunday’s games in solidarity and unity with the victims of the anti-Semitic attack at the Chabad of Poway on Shabbat, the last day of Passover.
The Mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, received matzahs from Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky and Rabbi Baruch Lepkivker of Bris Avrohom. He sold his chametz and the chametz of the Jersey City Municipal Building to the rabbis.
(Courtesy of Cong. Anshe Chesed) It’s 7:45 p.m. on a Tuesday night in Linden, and the sound of things being cracked open fill the air: a fresh box of melty-chocolate-chocolate chip cookies, a plastic container of buttery croissants, a maroon bound gold-leaf Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, three bottles of Poland Spring
(Courtesy of CIS) On Tuesday, April 2, Congregation Israel of Springfield held its 44th Annual Dinner at Crystal Plaza in Livingston, honoring six distinguished community leaders.
The dinner paid tribute to Guest of Honor David Schiffman, recipient of the Rabbi Israel E. Turner Memorial
Last week the United States Congress recognized and honored Shterney Kanelsky, associate director of Bris Avrohom and principal of Cheder Yaldei Menachem as a woman of distinction in honor of celebrating Women’s History Month. The award was presented by Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr. of the 10th Congressional District of the
The annual Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) commemoration at Kean University will take place on Wednesday, May 1, at 7:00 p.m. at the Wilkins Theatre for the Performing Arts (1000 Morris Avenue in Union).
This year’s featured speaker will be World War II
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ will be participating in “Cooking Companions” in collaboration with eight other JFS agencies in New Jersey. The program is generously supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is a yearlong program serving seniors in Essex County.
Rabbi Shmuel Bluming, a rav from Crown Heights, came to Hillside last week and gave a shiur on Hilchot Pesach, providing the community the opportunity to review the laws of Pesach and the Pesach seder step by step.
The event was organized by Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky and had 40 men in