(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) Bris Avrohom, headquartered in Hillside, New Jersey, recently celebrated a milestone of its 32nd Gala Weddings at the Sheraton in Parsippany, in which five couples from the former Soviet Union were married according to Jewish tradition. This event was called a “Celebration of
Chabad of West Orange concluded the final lesson of the Jewish Learning Institute’s six-week course entitled, “Great Debates in Jewish History.” Visit Chabadwestorange.com or call 973-325-6311 to register for their next JLI six-week course, “The Art of Communication,” beginning January 22. The course will be accredited
(Courtesy of Chabad of Springfield) On Sunday, December 3, Chabad of Springfield and the Home Depot of Union joined forces and organized one of the greatest workshops New Jersey has ever seen.
The turnout was incredible: 350 children, accompanied by their parents, attended a
Friends and family gathered at Café Europa in special tribute to Ellin Cohen, z”l, longstanding member of the JFS MetroWest board, chair of the JFS MetroWest Holocaust Advisory Committee, active volunteer and generous supporter, along with her husband Fred, of JFS MetroWest Café Europa.
A group of residents from Daughters of Israel visited Chocolate Works in Livingston on December 6 to create their own chocolate menorahs. The trip, made possible through the generosity of the Frances Davis Fund, received rave reviews from the residents, who immensely enjoyed the craft project and especially the delectable
The JEC/RPRY choir, under the direction of Chana Solomon, performed at the YMHA Chanukahfest event on December 10 at the Union Y.
Monday, December 25: For adults: “Chinese food and a movie” (The Jazz Singer), 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $10 ($8 members). RSVP: 908-289-8112, x0 or 34, or email [email protected] For the kids: “Candy sushi making and King Fung Panda,” 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Free to all Y kid members ($5 guests).
Members of Chabad of West Orange celebrate Yud Tes (19) Kislev, the Rosh Hashanah of chassidus, at a farbrengen (gathering) on December 7, at the home of Rabbi Mendy and Altie Kasowitz.
Visit chabadwestorange.com for all upcoming events.
In an exciting nod toward the future, the West Orange community expanded its eruv this fall to include St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. The project was generously sponsored by West Orange residents Drs. Roz Feder Lipsky and Marvin Lipsky in memory of Roz’s parents, Walter and Cecile Feder, z”l.
(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) On Sunday, December 3, Bris Avrohom, headquartered in Hillside, celebrated its 38th annual dinner and 32nd gala weddings at the Sheraton in Parsippany, in which five couples from the former Soviet Union were married according to Jewish tradition. This event was called a
(Courtesy of NJ Israel Bonds) NJ Israel Bonds will pay tribute to Dr. Renee E. Frankel of Short Hills and Dr. Stuart R. Geffner of Livingston at its annual Health Professionals Dinner, Monday evening, December 11. The glatt kosher dinner will take place at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston at 6:30 p.m.
Last week the Township of Hillside swore in 17 new recruits into their Police Department. Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, executive director, Bris Avrohom was invited by Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson to give the benediction at the swearing-in ceremony.
Pictured are Rabbi Kanelsky; Mayor Garretson;