Year one of a four-year community-wide Life and Legacy program spearheaded by the Federation and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) closed on March 31. The objective of this collaborative effort is to preserve vibrant Jewish life for future generations by creating a culture of legacy philanthropy. The establishment of endowment funds
The Peace of Mind organization celebrated the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem on Wednesday, May 24, with a screening of the film “On the Map” at the Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva in Edison. Proceeds from the event will benefit the group, which helps Israeli Defense Force combat
The Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce has finalized some exciting additions to the J-Biz Expo and Business Conference, which will take place on Thursday, June 15, at the New Jersey Expo Center in Edison.
Paul Massey will present at the morning keynote session. Massey has made waves as
In celebration of the wonderful Highland Park Jewish community, Etz Ahaim is hosting the
first-ever kugel kiddush on Shabbat, June 17. This community is a place where people may have different outlooks and traditions, yet still remain friends because they are able to overlook these tiny differences and
Over 500 people poured into the halls of RPRY to hear the testimonies of nine Holocaust survivors, who had been interviewed by the school’s eighth-grade students, on Tuesday night, May 23. The project, “Better Together: Names, Not Numbers©,” created by educator Tova Fish-Rosenberg, took place at
New Jersey Jewish schools have a new advocate at work for them. Josh Caplan, a long-time resident of Edison, has joined the Orthodox Union’s Teach NJS as the New Jersey director. With a background in Jewish education administration, advocacy and media, Caplan brings all his experience to bear in his new role.
The rabbi and officers at the Young Israel of East Brunswick agree that a fusion of unique ingredients makes the town a great place to call home for Orthodox families. Rabbi Efrayim (Effy) and Rivkie Unterman assumed the spiritual helm at YIEB last August, after longtime spiritual leader Rabbi Jay
Bringing a wealth of experience and excitement to the position, Rabbi Kivi and Chani Neuman have been appointed the new youth directors at Congregation Ahavas Achim in Highland Park, New Jersey.
Kivi and Chani served as the youth directors at the Young Israel of Holliswood in Jamaica, New York
CNBC held its biggest-ever stock draft (coinciding with the NFL draft) on CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” with eight top teams picking their favorite stock ideas for the investment contest.
A winner will be chosen based on the performance of each team’s two stock draft choices from the
To meet increased interest, Yeshivat Netivot, a Montessori Jewish day school in East Brunswick, is opening a third primary (3- to 6-year-old) class in September 2017. The school is currently accepting applications for admission to its early childhood program. Come experience a unique type of education where each child enjoys freedom of
On Wednesday, May 24, at the Forsgate Country Club, Hadassah of Southern NJ will host a symposium on “Taking Action: Combating the Rise in Anti-Semitism” and “Defining Zionism in the 21st Century.”
Join them for stimulating workshops, a provocative panel discussion and more, featuring keynote
Looking back on my 35-year career in the financial services industry, both as a Wall Street executive and as president of my independent investment advisory firm, I have recently been contemplating future aspirations and goals. Our firm has a long track record of successfully helping clients manage their investments in a