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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Essex & Union

Rachel Coalition Plans Annual Women to Women Luncheon

Rachel Coalition will host its annual Women to Women luncheon on Tuesday, March 28, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. The luncheon will feature a presentation by Dr. Evan Stark, author of “Coercive Control: How Men Entrap Women in Personal Life.” Dr. Stark is associate professor of

Hillside’s Seth Dombeck Is Sworn In as Irvington Municipal Court Judge

Judge Seth Dombeck was sworn in before Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, the township council, judiciary, top law enforcement officials and numerous other local, township and county officials and dignitaries at the Irvington Municipal Courthouse in Essex County on March 8.

Elizabeth Rav

Chabad of West Orange Presents Counter-Missionary Education With Professor Uri Yosef

Chabad of West Orange will host Professor Uri Yosef on Sunday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. for an important presentation focusing on one of the tactics in Christian missionaries’ portfolios: how they utilize the Hebrew Bible. This particular tactic is often used in an effort to convince Jews that foundational doctrines of Christianity

Rabbi Yakov Horowitz Challenges Elizabeth Parents to ‘Hear’ Their Children

Rabbi Yakov Horowitz is a very familiar name in Orthodox schools and households across the country. As founder and dean of Yeshiva Darchei Noam of Monsey, and founder and director of Project Y.E.S. (Youth Enrichment Services), he is recognized as an authority on raising children in these challenging times. The Adath Israel

Ambassador Dani Dayan Addresses Community at AABJ&D

On Sunday, March 19, at 8 p.m., at Congregation AABJ&D in West Orange, Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in NY, will address the community. Natalie Sopinsky of One Israel Fund will speak as well, and the event will be followed by a dessert reception.

This event, hosted by West

Daughters of Israel Residents Enjoy Oscar Bash

Who says that Hollywood was the place to be for the 89th annual Academy Awards? Daughters of Israel had its own Oscars Bash with all of the frills you can imagine, including a red carpet, live entertainment, life-size movie star cutouts, glitzy apparel, champagne and dessert and the presentation of its own gold

Community Mayors Issue Statements About Recent Surge in Anti-Semitism

Following the discovery of anti-Semitic graffiti in South Mountain Reservation, and the recent waves of anti-Semitic threats against JCCs, Jewish schools and organizations nationwide, the mayors of West Orange and Livingston issued statements denouncing these acts.

“The hateful and pathetic act of

Have a ‘Perfect’ Passover

With less than two months until Passover, it’s time to start thinking of some new foods to enjoy while giving up the bread.

To make life a bit easier, the Iris Berman Early Childhood Center is selling copies of a

Celebrate Purim With Chabad of Montclair

Join Chabad of Montclair on Purim evening, Saturday, March 11, at 9:30 p.m., at Just Jake’s, located at 30 S. Park Street in Montclair, for a Purim night after-party. Participate in the mitzvah of making a l’chaim, along with kosher munchies. Enjoy a special megillah reading along with hora dancing. RSVP is not necessary.

Bris Avrohom Commemorates 14th Yahrzeit of Kanelskys’ Daughter

On Sunday, 100 women gathered at Cong. Shomrei Torah Ohel Yosef Yitzchok Bris Avrohom Center to commemorate the 14th yahrzeit of Bat Sheva Kanelsky, ob”m, daughter of Rabbi Mordechai and Rebbetzin Shterney Kanelsky. Rabbi Kanelsky spoke about the tremendous influence Bat Sheva had on countless others

An Evening of Love and Laughter Is Coming to SSTC

Join Suburban Torah as it celebrates its 48th anniversary dinner on Wednesday, March 15, at “An Evening of Love and Laughter.” The program will feature a performance by TV personality and comedian Elon Gold. Tickets for just the performance and dessert are $75 per person. Tickets for the dinner, show and

Cong. Ahavas Achim Hosts Middlesex Yachad Shabbaton

Last weekend, Yachad NJCD joined the community of Highland Park/Edison for an inclusive shabbaton full of games, Torah and, of course, good food. More than 40 community members joined the 40 Yachad members and advisers for lunch at Congregation Ahavas Achim, just one of the many enjoyable events of the weekend.