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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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Ohr Torah Offers Semichat Chaver Program on Tuesday Nights

Congregation Ohr Torah of Edison welcomes men in the community to experience the Semichat Chaver Program (SCP), a new and innovative halachic program for men carefully crafted for the needs of the 21st century. With a specialized focus on the ethical meaning of the Halacha, the program is rich with content that can easily be

Micah Halpern Discusses Israeli Elections in Highland Park

The Orthodox Forum of Highland Park/Edison hosted a lecture featuring Micah Halpern, syndicated columnist, educator, author and radio and TV broadcaster on the topics of terror, the Middle East and Muslim Fundamentalism. Halpern’s discussion was titled, “Israeli Elections: What it means for our future.”

Ahavas Achim Hosts Rabbi David Bashevkin, Nov. 15-16

Members of the Highland Park/Edison community are invited to Congregation Ahavas Achim in Highland Park for their first Ahavas Achim University scholar-in-residence of the 5780 season, featuring Rabbi David Bashevkin, director of education for NCSY. This scholar-in-residence weekend is sponsored by the Korbman Family in memory of

BDS/Anti-Semitism Wins in Highland Park

After months of discussion, the Highland Park Borough Council brought their resolution on anti-Semitism to a vote at their meeting on Tuesday, October 29. The final result, at the end of the nearly four-hour, standing room-only meeting, was a 3-3 tie, with Mayor Gayle Brill Mittler casting the tie-breaking vote to table. The mayor

Micah Halpern to Discuss the Israeli Elections in Highland Park This Motzei Shabbat

The Orthodox Forum of Edison/Highland Park will host Micah Halpern this Motzei Shabbat, November 2, at 8:30 p.m. Halpern will discuss the elections in Israel at Congregation Ahavas Achim.

Halpern is a frequent analyst on network television and radio

Retirees Lunch & Learn to View Film on Lost Tribes

The Retirees Lunch and Learn group of Edison/Highland Park will view the 2006 documentary “Quest for the Lost Tribes” by director Simcha Jacobovici on Tuesday, November 12, at 12:00 p.m. at Congregation Ohr Torah in Edison.

The mystery of the lost

Monroe Township Hosts Upcoming Library Program

Please join the community on Sunday, November 10, at 2:30 p.m. at the Monroe Township High School on Schoolhouse Road, when the Henry Ricklis Holocaust Memorial Committee, in cooperation with the Friends of the Monroe Township Library, proudly present Rabbi Peter H. Grumbacher, “Sharing the Silence: The Child of

Israel Support Committee to Host Simon Plosker of Honest Reporting

Honest Reporting monitors the media to defend Israel from bias by exposing inaccuracy, misinformation and other breaches of journalistic standards in the coverage of the Arab-Israeli issues. Simon Plosker, managing editor of Honest Reporting, will discuss how the media gets it wrong, why it happens, when anti-Semitism is involved and how

BREAKING: Highland Park Council Fails to Condemn BDS

(Photo courtesy of Andrew Getraer/Facebook)

After months of discussion, the Highland Park Borough Council brought their resolution on anti-Semitism to a vote on Tuesday, October 29. The final result, at the end of the nearly four-hour, standing room-only meeting, was a 3-3 tie, with Mayor Gayle Brill Mittler casting the tie-breaking vote to

Breaking: Highland Park Town Council Pressured to Remove BDS Language From Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism

(photo courtesy of Lisa Ben-Haim) 

Following increased numbers of anti-Semitic acts locally and globally, the Highland Park Borough Council and Gayle Brill Mittler, the borough’s mayor, have spent the last four months examining and drafting proposals of resolutions condemning anti-Semitism, specifically calling out the BDS (Boycott,

Highland Park Protests ‘P Is for Palestine’

Despite the steady rain on Hoshana Rabba, more than 100 people showed up to protest the Highland Park Public Library’s reading of “P is for Palestine,” a children’s alphabet book by Golbarg Bashi. Originally scheduled for late spring of this year, the reading was postponed after members

Boys Choir Forming in Highland Park

Does your son love to sing? Kolainu Boys Choir is returning to Highland Park. It will meet at Congregation Ahavas Achim every Thursday night beginning October 31. The second and third grade group will meet 6:15-7:15 p.m.; the fourth grade and up group will meet 7:30-8:30 p.m.

The cost is $199 for the