Sunday, September 15, 2019


Separate Swimming Offered at JCC of Middlesex County

For those who enjoy swimming, the JCC of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, has set aside certain hours for separate swimming for men and women. Women and girls will have sole use of the pool Mondays from 8:30-9:30 p.m and men and boys will be able to swim on Wednesdays from 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Jewish Family Services Kosher Food Pantry Seeks Donations

It seems more people in the community are coming to the Jewish Family Services Kosher Food Pantry in Milltown. Its shelves are nearly empty and it needs help from those who support JFS to provide for children, families and women, to put food on their tables and help with essential needs.


Raritan Valley Hadassah Event Recognizes Local Women Leaders

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, has a 106-year history of strong leadership and activism in support of cutting-edge research and medical care at the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem. Much of Hadassah’s educational, advocacy and youth programming activities on the grass roots level is run by

Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley Seeks Volunteers

Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley is looking for volunteers for a number of roles;

To visit a male patient at the AristaCare facility in South Plainfield. It is a 10-minute drive from the area.

For a male volunteer to sit, schmooze and learn with another male

Genealogy Club of Central Jersey to Meet in July

The next meeting of the Genealogy Club of Central Jersey (GCCJ) will be held on Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m. at Congregation Ahavas Achim in Highland Park. The featured speaker will be Susan Kobren, president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of North Jersey, who will address the topic: “Where Do You Grow Your Tree?”

Central NJ Jewish Communities Are #ProVaxx

One of the principles we learn from Tanach and from Jewish history is that the right person, at the right time, can make an enormous difference.

This has proven true in the Middlesex County Jewish community as it responds to the current measles outbreak in New York, with particular

How to Get Highland Park/Edison Eruv Information

It’s extremely important to know the status of the Highland Park/Edison Eruv before Shabbat starts! Fortunately, there are now a few ways to learn the Eruv’s status.

Twitter: The Eruv’s official alerts are sent out via Twitter. Follow @hp_eruv on Twitter and get updates about the Eruv’s status as

JFS Middlesex Offers Volunteer Opportunity

Do you have knowledge in a specific computer program or have a useful computer skill? Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (JFS)is looking for volunteers who are patient and computer savvy to teach mini courses for adult learners in their Women’s Center and Career Center. JFS is happy to accommodate your

Tiferes Learning Group For Women to Meet July 20

The Tiferes learning group for women in Highland Park/Edison invites community members to view the next DVD for women on Motzei Shabbat, July 20, at 10 p.m. at the Siegel house.

Weekly teleconferences with topics such as shalom bayit and parenting are available to Tiferes members. The current

Kaminetskys Honored by Ohav Emeth for 50 Years of Service

On Sunday, June 16, a jubilant crowd gathered at Congregation Ohav Emeth in Highland Park to welcome into its midst a brand-new sefer Torah commissioned in Israel and written in honor of Rabbi Eliezer and Aviva Kaminetzky, who have served the shul for 50 years.

Rabbi Kaminetzky

Wilf Campus for Senior Living Seeks Volunteers

Are you a musician, singer or poet? Do you enjoy gardening or have another hobby? Do you like to play Mah Jongg, canasta, scrabble or other games? Perhaps you would like to lead a current events discussion or a trivia game?

The Wilf Campus for Senior Living in Somerset is a place where personal, medical

Cancer Support Community Invites Anyone Impacted by Cancer to a Night at the Museum

On June 28 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., join the Cancer Support Community in painting individual canvas panels and express your feelings through an art program for families and children of all ages. The panels will later be incorporated into a group collage, Collage of Hope, and displayed at The Monmouth Museum.

Join the group again on July 5, 6 p.m. to 7:30