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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Essex & Union

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.

Join Chabad of West Orange for a Community Purim Party

Join Chabad of West Orange on Sunday, March 12, at 5:30 p.m. for their annual Purim celebration. Enjoy a hot, kosher dinner buffet, a magic show, the reading of the Megillah and much more.

Billed as the most joyous date on the Jewish calendar, the holiday commemorates the nullification in 356

Union Y Gets Ready for Purim

On Sunday, February 26, the YM-YWHA of Union celebrated the annual “early bird” Purim carnival. With inflatables, goldfish, cotton candy and a costume parade, the carnival got over 100 families into the spirit of Purim. Earlier in the day, the Gan open house packed in many families anxious to get the early discount for

Congregation Israel of Springfield Plans 42nd Annual Dinner

Congregation Israel of Springfield will honor seven outstanding community leaders when it holds its 42nd Annual Dinner on Tuesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m., at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston.

The dinner will pay tribute to guests of honor Sam and Rebecca Alexander, recipients of the

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival Opens on March 19

The 17th Annual New Jersey Jewish Film Festival, featuring 20 films from around the world, will take place from March 19 to April 2 at the Maurice Levin Theater of the JCC MetroWest in West Orange, with additional screenings in Morristown and South Orange.

The festival opens on Sunday, March 19,

Bris Avrohom Commemorates Yahrtzeit of Rebbetzin Schneerson, z”l

On Sunday, February 19, a women’s farbrengen was held at the home of Rabbi Mordechai and Shterney Kanelsky, executive director and associate director of Bris Avrohom Center, to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson, wife of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Mrs. Kanelsky related stories about the rebbetzin

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival Schedules Extra Screening of Israeli Film

As a prelude to its 2017 film festival to be held March 19 to April 2, the New Jersey Jewish Film Festival is offering a special screening at the Maurice Levin Theatre at JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, on Saturday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Directed by Avi Nesher, “Past Life” tracks

Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School Offers Summer STEM Program

The community is invited to a hands-on open house on Tuesday, March 7.

Building on last year’s success, the RKYHS Maker Experience returns for a four-week intensive science program this summer, from July 3 through July 28. The Maker Experience Program is designed to get incoming