Friday, December 13, 2019


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

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Unveils New Bikur Cholim Hospitality Room

New Brunswick—Hospital administrators, Orthodox leaders and members of the city community recently gathered in the halls of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) on Wednesday, September 7, to celebrate the opening of the hospital’s new Bikur Cholim Hospitality Room. In partnership with

Rabbi Yissocher Frand to Deliver Teshuva Drasha in Edison

The Annual I. David and Miriam Goldstein Teshuva Drasha entitled

“Your Master in Your Pocket” will be delivered by Rabbi Yissocher Frand on Wedensday, September 28 at 8:00 p.m. at Congregation Ohr Torah 48 Edgemount Road, Edison, NJ 08817.

Admission is free and open to all . Tax deductible donations may be made to American Friends of Yad Eliezer,

AABJ&D to Present a New Jewish Culture Series

Beginning this month, Congregation AABJ&D in West Orange will be offering the community four classes on Jewish culture. Each course in this new series will offer an opportunity to explore a topic in depth. Depending on the class, classes will meet weekly or monthly. A pilot trimester is beginning now that will run through December. A second trimester will start in

Jewish Family Service of Middlesex Offers Expanded Career Services

Milltown—The Joel Gensler Career Center at Jewish Family Services (JFS) of Middlesex County offers professional one-on-one career services for the unemployed, underemployed, career changers and early retirees regardless of religious affiliation. Services include career planning, job search/job readiness, resumes and cover letters, interview preparation and practice,

Hadassah Families to Gather at Johnson Park

Join Hadassah L’Dor V’Dor for Picnic and Playground at Johnson Park on Sunday, August 28, at 11:00 a.m. What better way to meet other Hadassah families than to come together for an afternoon devoted to the women and children of our Hadassah family?

Meet at feed booth at Johnson Park animal haven

Genealogy Club of Central Jersey to Meet in Highland Park

The next meeting of the Genealogy Club of Central Jersey (GCCJ) will be Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m. at Ahavas Achim in Highland Park. The meeting will be devoted to one of the club’s periodic workshops for solving individual genealogical problems. Persons seeking help in furthering their genealogical research should attend. In order to

Inaugural JNF Brunch Held in Monroe

Over 150 eager and excited individuals filled the room at the Towne Centre Clubhouse to show their support for Israel during Jewish National Fund’s first-ever Garden State Summer Brunch on July 17. The event brought in a substantial display of monetary support from the Monroe community. The overwhelming response from

RPRY Names Assistant Principals of General and Judaic Studies

After a comprehensive and exhaustive search, RPRY has announced the appointment of assistant principals for both general and Judaic studies. Mrs. Chana Luchins will assume the role of assistant principal of general studies, while Rabbi Joshua Einzig will be the school’s assistant principal of Judaic studies.

Luchins brings to the position over 20 years of

Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County Seeks Volunteers

JFS of Middlesex county is currently seeking volunteers for the following tasks:

Health Care

1. Train to be a hospice volunteer at Wilf Campus.

2. Train to be a diabetes educator.

JFS of Middlesex County Receives Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Grant

The Corporation of National and Community Services recently awarded the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) grant to Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (JFS). RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for people ages 55 and older.

RSVP of Middlesex County identifies volunteers and