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,
Whippany—Applications are now being accepted for The Greater MetroWest Jewish Overnight Camp Scholarship Program, which seeks to enable children from lower-income families to enjoy the camp experience with their peers. In its second year, the program has more than tripled the funds available, thanks to the expanded support of the Rocker
Before Pesach, Bris Avrohom and Congregation Adath Israel held a joint model matzah bakery at the Bris Avrohom Center, 910 Salem Avenue, Hillside. The children learned about the laws of making matzah, were able to prepare their own matzah and did some Pesach arts and crafts. Public officials from the surrounding communities joined
Whippany— Robert Wilson joined the professional staff at Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest on February 6 as the organization’s first-ever chief security officer and has spent his first month on a “getting to know the community tour.” He has been from one end of Greater MetroWest to the next, meeting with leaders and
Whippany—On Monday, April 24, at 6:45 p.m., Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and the Kean University Holocaust Resource Center will host their Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration.
This year’s interfaith Holocaust Remembrance program features speakers Irwin Cotler and Bernard and Henry Schanzer.
West Orange—The social hall at Congregation AABJ&D became quite still as sisterhood co-president Andrea Bier took the podium to introduce the program, titled “The Journey to Healing: How to Cope and Raise Awareness for Infertility, Miscarriage and Intimacy Issues.” Cloaked so often in ignorance, frustration or shame,
JFS MetroWest is accepting registrations for a new group focused on “Embracing Your Later Years.” The group will create an opportunity for older adults moving into the next stages of their lives to connect on such issues as aging, understanding evolving family dynamics and coming to terms with health-related issues for themselves and
Commuters to New York who live in the Redwood and Pleasantdale sections of West Orange can look forward to an easier commute this summer as the West Orange jitney service adds a new route to include these neighborhoods.
The force behind the expansion is Deena Rubin, a long-time realtor with