Sunday, September 22, 2019

Essex & Union

Learn About Israel’s Oceanic Inventions at Ahavas Achim

Members of the community are invited this Shabbat, September 21, for a presentation by Eitan Solomon, PhD, in the main sanctuary at Congregation Ahavas Achim in Highland Park at 6:00 p.m.

Solomon is a marine biologist and a scientist at the Oceanic Research Center in Eilat, Israel. He will

Congregation Etz Chaim to Host Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, the chief rabbi of Efrat and the founder, chancellor emeritus and rosh hayeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone, will be speaking this Saturday night at Congregation Etz Chaim of Livingston. Rabbi Riskin will deliver words of inspiration before Selichot at 10:45 p.m.


Life Town NJ Dedicated in Livingston

Close to 3,000 supporters crowded the front landscape of Livington’s LifeTown Center Monday evening to celebrate the center’s dedication ceremony. Attendees wore festive yellow LifeTown shirts and white hats and the air was thick with enthusiasm. A spirit of joyfulness, pride and encouragement was

Ohr Torah to Host Rabbi David Schlusselberg for Selichot

Selichot will begin this Motzei Shabbat, Sept. 21, after midnight. Ohr Torah is honored to host Rabbi David Schlusselberg from the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School in Livingston as its inspirational pre-selichot speaker. All are welcome.

Federation’s Second Annual Biking Event Will Help Send Kids to Camp

(Courtesy of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest) Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ’s second annual Tour de Summer Camps NJ is taking place on Sunday, September 22. Proceeds of this community cycling and Family Fun Day event will make it possible for more children across Greater MetroWest NJ to attend Jewish

Ohr Torah Sisterhood to Host Jackie Bitton, Sept 20-21

Congregation Ohr Torah in Edison is excited to welcome Rebbetzin Jackie Bitton this Shabbat, September 20-21, for WISH (Women’s Inspirational Shabbat).

Bitton is a dynamic presenter, engaging personality and inspiring person. After years of teaching

Aron’s West Orange Marks First Anniversary With Grand Celebration And Great Sales

It was a celebration to remember. On Sunday, September 8, Aron’s West Orange celebrated its first birthday with an exciting event, featuring superstar singers Mordechai Shapiro and Lipa Schmeltzer, a BMX bike show, bounce houses, face painting, giveaways, a petting zoo and more, a production put together by the legendary

Livingston Renames Road to LifeTown ‘Miracle Way’

(Courtesy of Friendship Circle) “Mazel tov” echoed across Microlab Road, August 29, as the street was officially renamed “Miracle Way.” On hand to unveil the “Miracle Way” street signs and mark this landmark event were Livingston Mayor Alfred Anthony and former mayor and current town council

B’nai Shalom in West Orange to Host ‘Yonina Live in Concert’

B’nai Shalom is thrilled to welcome “Yonina Live in Concert” on Sunday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m. Yonina,Yoni and Nina Tokayer, a husband and wife Israeli musical duo, is a true product of Israeli culture in the internet age. Their meteoric rise to international fame started from posting weekly self-recorded videos of their

JNF-USA and B’nai Shalom of West Orange Plan Event Featuring Israeli Mayor Nisan Ben Hamo

(Courtesy of JNF) In a southern Israeli city with asteroid-like craters and spectacular ridges, a former elite IDF commando, security emissary and now mayor is looking to attract tens of thousands of residents to his city.

On Wednesday, September 11, Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA) will host Mayor

Lavy House to Present ‘Eating Clean for Better Health’

An informational program on “Eating Clean for Better Health” with Karen M. Ensle, EdD, RDN, FAND, CFCS (Rutgers Cooperative Extension Professor), will be the featured program for seniors on Tuesday, September 10, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at The Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield,

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Union County To Hold Information Sessions

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Union County, New Jersey, hosted by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFS) is currently recruiting more volunteers to help with various programs.

Volunteer information sessions will take