jlink
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Essex & Union

Terror in Black September

The Orthodox Forum of Highland Park/Edison presents David Raab on Saturday night, March 4, at 8:30 p.m. at Congregation Etz Ahaim. On September 6, 1970, at age 17, en route to the US after a summer in Israel, David Raab was hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) to Jordan. He was held hostage for three

Livingston Couple Is Honored as Israel Bonds Celebrates $40 Billion in Sales

Israel Bonds’ new president/CEO, Israeli officials, U.S. and other investors honored Sharon and David Halpern and other Jewish leaders as they celebrated Israel Bonds’ milestones at annual International Prime Minister’s Club Dinner in Miami Beach.

New York—As Development Corporation for

Faculty-Initiated Kushner Israel Fund Plans Second Annual Event

The second annual Kushner Israel Fund concert will be held at the JKHA/RKYHS building on Saturday, March 4, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Rabbi David Schlusselberg, a faculty member at the school and popular Jewish music performer, will headline the concert, accompanied by Yair Shahak on violin and RKYHS sophomore David Wolkoff on

Bris Avrohom Enjoys Festive Farbrengen

On the 10th of the Hebrew month of Shevat, a men’s farbrengen (gathering) was held to commemorate the passing of the previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, Yosef Yitzchok Schneerson, and the acceptance of leadership by Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Rabbi Mordechai and Mrs. Shterney Kanelsky, executive director and associate director of

Congregation Etz Chaim Offers Variety of Upcoming Events

This Shabbat, February 24-25, Congregation Etz Chaim will welcome Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth, founder and president of Ve’AhavTA - TLV Jewish Experience, a grassroots social movement that is aiming to form a new narrative of unity in Israeli society based on Jewish identity.

On Sunday, February 26, Etz Chaim

Bruriah High School Presents Annual Holocaust Memorial Museum

Elizabeth—February 15 marked the unveiling of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Museum, now an “institution within an institution,” at Bruriah High School. The annual exhibit is created, assembled, constructed and presented completely by the students of Bruriah High School, under the guidance of Joel

JFS Caregiver Conference to Take Place in Springfield on February 26

Mindfulness techniques, care for those who have experienced trauma and managing challenging Alzheimer’s/dementia will be highlighted.

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting a caregiver conference called

Local Eye Surgeon to Embark on Surgical Mission to Honduras

Dr. Michael Farbowitz, eye surgeon and medical director of the Short Hills Ophthalmology Group, will be traveling to Roatan, Honduras, this February as a participant in a cataract surgical mission to treat the impoverished residents in that location.

The mission, organized and supported by SEE

Bris Avrohom Visits Rebbe’s Ohel

On Sunday, February 5, Bris Avrohom had its annual community trip to the Rebbe’s Ohel, the holy resting place of the Rebbe. They then proceeded to the Rebbe’s residence, which was converted into a synagogue during the year of mourning following the passing of the rebbetzin. The visiting group took time to pray

New Krav Maga Session Begins at Chabad of West Orange

On February 15, Chabad of West Orange will began a second six-session course, teaching Krav Maga, an Israeli form of self defense, in separate classes to men and women. Classes will meet on six Wednesdays through March 22, with a women’s class beginning at 7:30 p.m. and a men’s class following at 8:30 p.m. each week.

Congregation AABJ&D Sponsors Art Auction Fundraiser

Join Congregation AABJ&D in West Orange on Motzei Shabbat, February 18, and take advantage of the opportunity to decorate your offices, homes, children’s bedrooms and more with a piece of decorative wall art. Enjoy the fun auction environment with a professional art auction house and auctioneer.

YM-YWHA of Union Gets Ready for Purim

With Purim around the corner, the Union Y has already planned a variety of activities to welcome in the festival. On Sunday, February 26, from 12:30 to 3:30, the annual Early Bird Purim Carnival will take place. With a totally new format, the carnival will offer rides, inflatables and games for all ages. The costume parade, with prizes,