The CIS Yom Chesed program is anything but one day of chesed. “Chesed” means many things to many people, and to some people it means absolutely everything! Congregation Israel of Springfield apparently has a lock on this concept—over 50 families gathered on Sunday, May 19, to prepare, complete and
(Courtesy of JFS Central NJ) Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ) will hold a 5KRun/Walk in support of the organization’s many services on Sunday, June 2, at Oak Ridge Park, 136 Oak Ridge Road, Clark, New Jersey, at 9 a.m.. The event is being chaired by JFSCNJ Board Member/Treasurer, Gerri Rothfleisch of
(Courtesy of Daughters of Miriam) “Never Forget—Never Again” is a phrase often heard on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorated this year on Thursday, May 2. Memorial ceremonies for the approximately 6 million Jews who were killed in World War II by the Nazis and their collaborators were held around the
Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky was recently invited by Senator Joseph Lagana, Assemblywoman Lisa Swain and Assemblyman Chris Tully to affix a mezuzah as a blessing and protection upon a doorpost at the 38th legislative district’s new office.
(Courtesy of JKHA/RKYHS) The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School is proud to announce that its 71st annual dinner will take place Wednesday, June 5, at Factory 220 in Passaic.
Guests of honor this year will be Bat Sheva and Murray Halpern. As
“A Night at the Garden.” Not what you would expect to open a Holocaust remembrance event. Evident almost immediately, the movie generated an instantaneous chill as it became apparent that this was clearly not the portrayal of a pre-war American patriotism rally it was headlined to be. It was nothing
Congregation Etz Chaim of Livingston is proud to host scholar in residence, Yael Leibowitz, May 3-4. Yael Leibowitz is an accomplished educator who has taught at the upper school of Ramaz, Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education and served as resident scholar at the Jewish Center of
Rachel Coalition will host its spring fundraiser to benefit victim services on May 14 at 7:30 pm at the Bickford Theater at the Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey. The program “Standing Up For Women, An NFL Player Speaks Out,” will feature Mark Herzlich, former NY Giants football player.
An informational program on “Job Search Strategies and Volunteer Opportunities for People 55+,” will take place on Tuesday, May 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield. The presentation by Susan Reeve, Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ) career specialist and Amy Levine, Jewish Family
Under the leadership of commissioner Steven Weiner the entire Temple Brotherhood Softball League paused for prayer before the start of Sunday’s games in solidarity and unity with the victims of the anti-Semitic attack at the Chabad of Poway on Shabbat, the last day of Passover.
The Mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, received matzahs from Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky and Rabbi Baruch Lepkivker of Bris Avrohom. He sold his chametz and the chametz of the Jersey City Municipal Building to the rabbis.
(Courtesy of Cong. Anshe Chesed) It’s 7:45 p.m. on a Tuesday night in Linden, and the sound of things being cracked open fill the air: a fresh box of melty-chocolate-chocolate chip cookies, a plastic container of buttery croissants, a maroon bound gold-leaf Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, three bottles of Poland Spring