Thursday, August 16, 2018


Mazel Tov!

Mazel Tov to Dr. Jacqueline Bienenstock who recently received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Chamberlain University. Dr. Bienenstock has worked as a registered nurse for the last 28 years; she is currently employed as the director of the Acute Care Unit at Carrier Clinic and is a mental health first aid instructor. She

Panel: No Single Solution to the Tuition Crisis, Especially for a Community Divided


Editor's note: Two errors have been highlighted by us regarding Yeshivat He'Atid. The article has been edited with those corrections in mind.

The biggest hurdle faced by those seeking to confront the “Yeshiva Tuition Crisis” is the lack of unity in the community most

Edison Couple Solves Post-Purim Candy Woes

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

Rutgers Chabad House Celebrates 39th Anniversary Dinner

(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

Day School Affordability Is Front and Center in Highland Park

(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.

The panel

Yeshivat Netivot Presents Pre-Pesach Spectacular

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

Retiree Men’s Kollels Flourish in Highland Park/Edison

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

Rabbi Mordechai Becher Discusses History of Blood Libels at Cong. Ahavas Achim

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

Orthodox Forum of Edison/Highland Park to Present Lecture on Women in the Holocaust

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

Rutgers Student and JScreen Organize Jewish Genetic Testing Event

(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 Hosts Comedy Night Fundraiser

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.

Cong. Etz Ahaim Holds Weekly Women’s Class

Rabbi Bassous gives a women’s class every Sunday at 10 a.m. on the 13 principles of faith at Congregation Etz Ahaim, located at 230 Denison Street, Highland Park.