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Sunday, December 09, 2018

(L-R) Jacob Kaplan of Livingston and Mia Sutton of Millburn deliver challah and soup to Ed Goldberg of South Orange. Mia’s mom commented, “Souper Tuesday allowed the parents and children to connect with older people. The children knocked and were received with a smile and gratitude, and that is the greatest gift.” (Credit: JFS MW)

(L-R) Robin Polson of Maplewood from Rachel Coalition, Sheri Wolfson of Denville, chair of Rachel Coalition steering committee, and Sylvia Heller of Livingston, coordinator of community programming for JFS MetroWest at Souper Tuesday in Short Hills, NJ. (Credit: JFS MW)

(L-R) Andrea Hirschfeld and Sabine Griffel of Springfield, and Mitch Gorstein and Lisa Olender of South Orange, stop their vegetable chopping to pose for this picture. (Credit: JFS MW)

(L-R) Alyssa Sutton of Short Hills, Rebecca Fisher of Randolph, Cory Lebovitch of Short Hills, Sandi Rosenbaum of Short Hills and a JFS board member, all prepare vegetables for the soup. (Credit: JKS MW)

On December 1, there was a Giving Tuesday, Souper Tuesday event in which Chabad at Short Hills and Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest partnered with Jewish Family Service of MetroWest to prepare soup and challah to be delivered to seniors who are clients of JFS MetroWest. About 60 volunteers came out to cook, bake and deliver packages to over 100 seniors in the MetroWest community. The event was the brainchild of Taryn Berelowitz, a Livingston resident and VP on the women’s philanthropy board at the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest.