Friday, July 19, 2019


Modern Orthodoxy on the Brink: Can We Hold Our Community Together?

The Orthodox Forum of Edison/Highland Park presents Rabbi Shmuel Goldin discussing “Modern Orthodoxy on the Brink: Can We Hold Our Community Together?” on Saturday night, February 4 at 8:00 at Congregation Ohr Torah, Edison, NJ. Rabbi Goldin will present a comprehensive analysis of the issues that separate Open Orthodoxy from

Torah Links of Middlesex Holds 13th Annual Benefit

On Sunday evening, January 8, the Crystal Ballroom at the Radisson Freehold Hotel sparkled with joy and excitement as Torah Links of Middlesex County hosted its 13th annual benefit. This year’s event featured an extra measure of enthusiasm and anticipation as the celebration was taking

Yachad of Central NJ Provides Cultural Jewish Connection

Help get the word out: Nothing defines “together” more than “Yachad.” While Yachad, an organization “dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of individuals with disabilities ensuring their participation in the full spectrum of Jewish life,” has been in existence for 30 years through the Orthodox Union

David Greenfield, NYC Councilman, to Speak in Highland Park

The Orthodox Jewish Forum of Edison/Highland Park will sponsor a presentation by Councilman David Greenfield addressing the topic, “What Jews Want in the New Political Order: An Insider’s View.” Councilman Greenfield will speak at 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 7, at Congregation Etz Ahaim, 230 Denison Street in Highland Park.

Celebrate Chanukah With Raritan Valley Hadassah

Celebrate the second candle with Raritan Valley Hadassah on Monday, December 26, at 7:00 p.m. at River Ridge Terrace.

Spin a dreidel. Munch the latkes. Indulge in the doughnuts. Smile while enjoying songs and stories

Congregation Ohav Emeth Chanukah Concert Will Feature Shlock Rock

Join Congregation Ohav Emeth at its second annual Chanukah concert, this year featuring Shlock Rock. The concert is open to the community and will be held on Thursday evening, December 29, at Highland Park High School. Doors open at 6:30. Show begins at 7. The cost is $15 per ticket, maximum $75 per family. Sponsorships are

Congregation Ahavas Achim Enjoys Musical Celebration on Shabbat Chanukah

On Shabbat Chanukah, December 30-31, Congregation Ahavas Achim will present a special musical celebration featuring Netanel Hershtik and the Hampton Synagogue Choir. On Friday evening, join them for a menorah lighting and Kabbalat Shabbat, followed by dinner, available by reservation only. The dessert and musical oneg that will

Ahavas Achim University Will Feature Netanel Hershtik at Shabbat Chanukah of Song

On December 30-31, Ahavas Achim University will be presenting a Shabbat Chanukah of Song, which will feature Chazzan Netanel Hershtik and the Hamptons Synagogue Choir. The program will begin on Friday evening with a ruach-filled Kabbalat Shabbat and Maariv, catered seudah and musical Oneg Shabbat with Netanel Hershtik and

Mordechai Shapiro Spends Uplifting Shabbat at Edison’s Cong. Ohr Torah

Mordechai Sha­piro spent Shabbat at Congregation Ohr Torah in Edison. Besides uplifting the shul with his beautiful davening, he joined Rabbi Malitzky, Assistant Rabbi, in running an oneg on Friday night at the home of Sari and Michie Klerer that drew 60+ people.


Congregation Ahavas Achim Plans Casino Night

Please join Congregation Ahavas Achim on motzei Shabbat, December 17, at 7:00 p.m. for Casino Night.

Play at any of the professional casino tables, then gather up your winnings to try your luck at the upstairs Chinese auction, where over 50 prize packages await, including:

Rabbi Shmuel Silber to Address Cong. Ohav Emeth on December 10

The Orthodox Forum of Edison/Highland Park will present Rabbi Shmuel Silber, of the Suburban Orthodox Congregation of Baltimore, on Saturday night, December 10, at 8:00 p.m. at Congregation Ohav Emeth. His talk is entitled, “You Shall Not Veer From What They Tell You, Right or Left: Understanding Rabbinic Power and

Jumping Jellybeans  Coming to Ahavas Achim on Sunday

Jumping Jellybeans is a Ahavas Achim Youth Department program especially for children from birth to five years old. Using drama, music and movement, children explore their surroundings in a fun, energetic and exciting environment.

Beginning this Sunday, November 6, classes will be held on four Sundays