East Orange—Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ recently announced that they’ve provided the necessary funding for Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest New Jersey (JVS) to relocate to a new, modern facility that will allow the nonprofit, community-based health and human service organization to
Students from different parts of Russia attending the Women’s Institute Machon Chamesh in Moscow accompanied by its director, Rabbi Avraham Bekerman, visited Bris Avrohom, Hillside. Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, executive director of Bris Avrohom, shared stories with the group about growing up in the former Soviet Union under Communist rule and
Whippany—Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) is always a time of celebration in Israel and in Jewish communities around the world. This year, the Greater MetroWest celebrations are going to be bigger and better than ever—with a variety of concerts and parties throughout the community—and some very special guests who will be
The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School (JKHA/RKYHS) has defined itself as a family, a community of parents and dedicated community leaders, who are united in their commitment to offer children a Jewish education enriched with Torah values and academic excellence, along with an innovative and multifaceted
High school students from the Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy (Jewish Educational Center, Elizabeth, New Jersey), accompanied by their teacher and grade advisor, Rabbi Raphael Karlin, led an intergenerational model Passover Seder for the Café Europa Group of Holocaust survivors, at the Jewish Family Service of
Chabad of Montclair will host Myron Sugerman on Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. as he discusses “The History of the Jews and the Mob” at the Montclair Women’s Club, located at 82 Union Street, Montclair.
Montclair resident Myron Sugerman will dazzle with the story of the mob’s impact on
The 42nd annual dinner hosted by Congregation Israel of Springfield (CIS) on March 21 was a record-setting evening in many important ways. The gala raised a record number of contributions in support of the synagogue’s mission, and it was the best-attended annual dinner in the synagogue’s history.
Florham Park—Hebrew Free Loan of New Jersey is proud to announce the launch of Building Jewish Families, a new initiative to help members of our community build Jewish families—one child at a
Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, executive director of Bris Avrohom, met with Consul General of Israel Danny Dayan. They shared activities and programs Bris Avrohom provides to the Jews from the former Soviet Union in anticipation of creating a bond with them and Israel.
As a token of appreciation in
On Wednesday, April 26, join the Y for dinner and a movie. The movie shown will be “Remember.” An Italian dinner buffet will be served, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 per person, and $8 for members. Please RSVP to 908-289-8112.
On Tuesday, May 2, all are invited to the Community Yom
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ is pleased to announce that its Center for Mindfulness will offer a six week introduction to mindfulness meditation Tuesday evenings from April 25 through May 30, thanks to generous funding from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey.
Mindfulness is a simple,