I paid a follow-up visit to the Union Costco last week to check on their progress in reinstating a significant kosher section. The hope was that Costco would once again stock the store with popular items and products that the average kosher consumer
Assif Neisha, LPN at Daughters of Israel, was presented with one of the Healthcare Foundation of NJ’s (HFNJ) Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare awards at a July 18 ceremony, which took place at Crystal Plaza in Livingston. Pictured, left to right, are Beth Levithan, HFNJ Chair; Assif Neisha and Marsha Atkind, HFNJ
Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver, Speaker Emeritus of the New Jersey State Assembly, visited Bris Avrohom’s headquarters and met with its rabbis and staff. During the meeting she was apprised of this organization’s programs for the Russian Jewish community in the State of New Jersey. As a token of Bris Avrohom’s appreciation for her assistance in expanding
Called “the best food film of 2016” and voted “Ford Best of the Fest” by this year’s New Jersey Jewish Film Festival attendees, In Search of Israeli Cuisine is a portrait of the Israeli people told through food. The feature-length documentary puts a face on the culture of Israel, profiling chefs, home cooks, vintners and cheese makers drawn from the more than
Scores of JEC families will benefit from the $150,000 raised through the school’s first annual golf outing on July 11.
The event, held at the prestigious Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains, drew 100 golfers who represented the breadth of the JEC’s alumni base, feeder and supporting communities, business interests and friends.
Lisa Traiger, LCSW at JFS Metrowest, received The Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey on July 18. The award is given annually to employees, students and faculty in healthcare who demonstrate extraordinary compassion and kindness in their treatment of patients and families.
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ understands that back-to-school season is a hectic and stressful time for parents and children each year, as certain transition points in school can be particularly challenging. To help alleviate some of the anxiety, JFS is pleased to announce that it is offering a “Back-to-School
Rabbi Zvi Karpel, Chaplain at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, was named “Healthcare Chaplain of the Year” by the Rabbinical Council of America at the organization’s annual conference.
Children ages 5 and up are invited to join the A-Money Basketball Clinic at the JCC MetroWest on Wednesday August 17, from 6-8 p.m. The cost will be $20 for JCC members and $25 for non-members. Registration can be in advance or on the day of the program.
Jewish Link Pickup Locations – Essex & Union Counties
JLNJ is delivered every week to many establishments in our area including supermarkets, kosher eateries, shuls, schools and more. Please see the list below to find the most convenient pickup location for