Ahavas Yisroel of Edison’s Women’s Learning Program is pleased to announce their next shiur, featuring Chaya L. Eidelman, principal of Reenas Bais Yaakov, who will speak on the topic “Insights into Pirkei Avos.” Please join them on Shabbat afternoon, May 18, at 5:30 p.m. at the home of Rivky Arnow in Edison. For more information,
Central NJ NCSY invites everyone to celebrate Lag BaOmer at a community-wide happening on Thursday, May 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grove 1 in Donaldson Park in Highland Park. Free admission. Music provided by Jeff Wilks. Activities for kids and adults include a bonfire, kumzitz, baseball, basketball and soccer games, and two
Congregation Ahavas Achim of Highland Park invites members of the community to its inaugural Spring street fair and barbecue competition on Sunday, May 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The street fair and barbecue will include the following attractions:
Food vendors: Southside Sandwich Shop, Sushiana, Gotts
After a public outcry from the Highland Park, New Jersey, Jewish community, the Highland Park Public Library has “postponed” and removed from their upcoming events list their May 19 picture-book author event with Golbarg Bashi, author of “P Is for Palestine.” Want to know what “I” stands for? It’s not Israel; it’s
Through their successful advocacy efforts in Trenton. the leaders of the Teach NJS coalition have learned two very valuable lessons. One is that the Jewish community’s voices are greatly amplified when they join with allies from other faiths who share similar goals of strengthening the
Public outrage brewed from the Jewish community in Highland Park, New Jersey, and surrounding areas when the Highland Park Public Library announced a May 19 picture-book author event with Golbarg Bashi, author of “P Is for Palestine.” The event has since been “postponed,” pending a May 20 meeting of the library’s board of trustees, to
Synagogues all over the world celebrated Shabbat HaGadol the week before Pesach, but for Ohav Emeth in Highland Park, it really was a Big Shabbat.
Not only did the congregation celebrate 100 years since their founding, they held a Chanukat HaBayit of their beautiful, newly-remodeled
Congregation Etz Ahaim of Highland Park invites the community to hear their scholar in residence, Rabbi Stephen Baars, and participate in a delightful Shabbat dinner of Turkish cuisine at the Bridge Restaurant on Friday, May 24. Services will be held at Etz Ahaim at 6:30 p.m. and participants will meet at the restaurant at 7:30 p.m.. All
Occasionally, a Yeshiva’s leadership sees an opportunity to think ‘out of the box’ and develop an annual dinner plan that makes a bold statement. They use the dinner to advance some of the bedrock values of the school and the community.
This year, the Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva
(Courtesy of AECDC) Anshe Emeth Community Development Corporation (AECDC)-Central Jersey Diaper Bank is pleased to announce the hire of their first executive director, Ginny Adams Kafka who brings with her a breadth of expertise in fund-raising, volunteer management and resource and organizational development.
Most of us know someone who chose a professional direction in college, got the credentials they needed, entered the field and was happy and successful. We say, good for them.
For the rest of us, however, the route to professional satisfaction and sustainable income may have been
What makes a Jewish organization an essential pillar of the local Jewish community?
Perhaps many would agree that if an organization is well-established in its area, serves critical needs, and helps to ensure the future of Judaism, attracts many participants