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Friday, March 24, 2017

Essex & Union

Teams at Friendship Circle Walk Show There’s ‘Power in Unity’

What do an unseasonably warm October day, 2,000 people and lots of smiles have in common? They were all part of the beauty that was this year’s FCwalk. Held on Oct. 30, the afternoon walk brought together Friendship Circle families, friends, neighbors, supporters and participants.

Israel Bonds Leadership Celebration Honors Livingston Resident Terri Friedman

Metropolitan New Jersey Israel Bonds paid tribute to Livingston resident Terri Friedman on October 13 at The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, in Summit. Ambassador Dani Dayan, consul general of Israel in New York, gave the keynote address.

Leslie Dannin Rosenthal, president of Jewish

Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School Student Group Raises Funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Livingston — A small group of students at Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School is making a big impact in the world of blood cancers. During the month of November, a group of girls will take the initiative and fund raise for local blood cancer patients through the Pennies for Patients program by recruiting their peers to participate in

JKHA/RKYHS ATID Society Presents Simcha Leiner in Concert

The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School’s ATID Society will host Simcha Leiner, the voice of Jewish music, on Sunday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m., in the school’s auditorium.

For membership in the ATID Society and sponsorship opportunities, please contact JKHA/RKYHS Director

New JLI Course Offers Secrets to Success

At every stage in life people are asking the same questions. What do I want to do for the rest of my life? And how do I get there?

Young adults in their 20s are looking for a career that will make them feel fulfilled. Those in their 30s to 50s may be unsatisfied with their

Parsippany Shabbaton to Feature Cantor Sherwood Goffin

Cantor Sherwood Goffin, acclaimed cantor of the Lincoln Square Synagogue, will be the Scholar in Residence for the 7th Dr. George S. Rotter Memorial Shabbat at Congregation Shaya Ahavat Torah in Parsippany, November 18–19. The Shabbaton will begin on Friday, November 18, with Shabbat services at 4:30, followed by a sumptuous

JFS MW Volunteers Recognized for Service to DOI

Pictured are three volunteers from the RSVP Center of Essex & Hudson Counties, sponsored by JFS of MetroWest, who currently serve as volunteers at Daughters of Israel. Onie Meyers, Sam Maslansky and Bonnie Sue Golden all received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for their work at Daughters of Israel in West Orange.

JFS MetroWest Announces Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ strives to meet the needs of the local community. Recently, the JFS MetroWest Child and Adolescent Services Department has received calls from parents expressing interest in social skills groups for their children who are having difficulty making and keeping friends, managing their emotions, reading

ChanukahFest to Offer Many Events at Union Y

The YM-YWHA of Union, 501 Green Lane, Union, is putting the finishing touches on one of the season’s largest events, “ChanukahFest,” to be held this year on November 20. Known many years back as “The Jewish Fair & Expo,” the program has been reincarnated by popular demand. It will also coincide with the gala

MetroWest Community Offers Workshop to Support Siblings of Children With Special Needs

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ in conjunction with Greater MetroWest ABLE is presenting “What About Me?,” a parenting workshop to support siblings of children with special needs, on Thursday, November 17, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the JCC MetroWest in West Orange. This workshop will help parents support their

Celebrating Sukkot at Daughters of Israel

Miriam Wagner, a resident at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, shakes the lulav and etrog with Rabbi Zvi Karpel in the home’s beautifully decorated sukkah.

 

Wine, Cheese and Trivia Coming to SSTC

Join the Men’s Club and Sisterhood of the Synagogue of the Suburban Torah Center for an evening of “Wine, Cheese and Trivia” on Saturday, November 19, at 8 pm. The program will begin with a cheese-tasting from Brent Delman, aka “The Cheese Guy,” whose specialty cheeses have changed the way people think about kosher cheese options.