The biggest hurdle faced by those seeking to confront the “Yeshiva Tuition Crisis” is the lack of unity in the community most affected by the steadily rising costs of educating Jewish youngsters in Jewish schools, according to a professional advocate for fair government funding for New Jersey’s non-public school
Often, all it takes is one motivated person asking “Why not?” or “What if?” to start an initiative that does a lot of good, for a whole bunch of people.
Rivka and Malcolm Greenberg of Edison, members of Congregation Etz Ahaim, were newly married in 2011 when she asked if the
(Courtesy of Chabad House of New Jersey)
In a spirit of rejoicing and celebration, Chabad House Jewish Student Center at Rutgers University, and its 10 affiliate Chabad Houses serving central and southern New Jersey, will celebrate its National Founders 39th Anniversary
(Courtesy of OFE/HP) The Orthodox Forum of Edison/Highland Park will present a panel discussion with educators and innovators on day school sustainability and affordability solutions on Saturday, March 3, at 8 p.m., at Congregation Etz Ahaim, 230 Dennison Street, Highland Park.
Come to Yeshivat Netivot’s spectacular pre-Pesach show featuring Alex’s Bubble Show and the Acrobatic Twins from France! Alex’s Bubble Show is a wondrous event with a thousand bubbles, big, small and... giant!!! The Acrobatic Twins from France are Lubavitch Chasidim who are highly trained professional entertainers. They will
Retirement can be a real blessing—no more commuting, no more big project deadlines, no more hectic business trips, no more office politics, much less stress! Another potential blessing is the chance to devote significantly more time to intensive Torah study. Luckily for frum men living in Highland Park and Edison, two
Mesorah NJ held a special Mesorah Monday program on February 12 at Congregation Ahavas Achim in Highland Park. The community was invited to hear Rabbi Mordechai Becher speak on the topic: “Blood Libels: From Greece to New York State.”
More than 50 people came to hear the presentation, which
The Orthodox Forum of Edison/Highland Park presents Ruth Lichtenstein on motzei Shabbat, February 17, at 8:15 p.m. at Ahavas Achim. Lichtenstein will share actual accounts of women in the Holocaust. She is the publisher of Hamodia, the largest Orthodox newspaper in the world, and Binah Magazine, a magazine for women. She is also the founder and
(Courtesy of Rutgers Hillel) More than 50 students turned out to get screened for Jewish genetic diseases at Rutgers Hillel earlier this month. The event was organized by Rutgers student Dena Winchester and JScreen, a national non-profit, community-based public health initiative dedicated to education and carrier screening for Jewish and
Peace of Mind presents a comedy night fundraiser featuring Eli Lebowicz on motzei Shabbat, February 24, at 8:00 p.m., at Ahavas Achim, 216 S 1st Avenue in Highland Park. Come out for a night of comedy, music, food and fun.
With anti-Semitic incidents at Rutgers University last semester making national news headlines and raising concerns within the Jewish community that the university was not doing enough to protect its Jewish students, the State Association of Jewish Federations recently coordinated a