Sunday, October 20, 2019

Essex & Union

JFSCNJ to Host Free Alzheimer’s Program

Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey will be hosting a presentation by Alzheimer’s NJ, titled “Coping with Behavior Changes in Alzheimer’s Disease.” on Friday, March 1, at 10:00 a.m. at the JFS Halpern Building, 655 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth.

Union Y Plans Purim Extravaganza

On Sunday, March 3, come to the Family Purim Extravaganza taking place from 12:30-3:30. There will be inflatables, train ride, laser tag, video games, costume contest, and food!

Cost is $15 per child ($40 family maximum). Pre-register online and save 10

Learn Krav Maga With Chabad of West Orange

Chabad of West Orange is proud to offer a six-week men’s course in Krav Maga beginning Wednesday, Feb. 27, 8-9 p.m., at 401 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052. Cost is $125. Register with the Fighting Rabbi, instructor Michoel Shapiro, by emailing [email protected] or calling

Hillside’s Cheder Yaldei Menachem Preschool to Unveil New Building at Open House

Cheder Yaldei Menachem in Hillside, a preschool for children ages 18 months to five years, is ready to welcome the first “class” to its new building in September. Prospective families are invited to tour the just-completed space while learning about the program, philosophy and faculty of the preschool at an

Bris Avrohom Hillside Hosts Weekly Father-Son Learning

Every Motzei Shabbat, fathers in the Hillside and Elizabeth community come to learn Torah with their sons for 45 minutes, from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m., at Bris Avrohom Center, organized by Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky. This provides an opportunity for the fathers to know where there children are with their learning, and thus their

JFS of Central NJ Offers Lavy House Memory Programs

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a nonsectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting a free “Memory Café” on Tuesday, February 19, at the Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield Avenue, from 12-2 p.m.  

The Memory Café provides a casual

Daughters of Israel to Host Casino Night

A Casino Night and Texas Hold’em Tournament to benefit Daughters of Israel will take place on Thursday, March 7, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Co-chaired by David Silverstein and Gary Wayne, the event will feature lots of great prizes, including a grand prize of $2,500 for the poker tournament.

Help Save Lives at Congregation AABJ&D

Congregation AABJ&D is holding a blood drive at the shul, 700 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, on Sunday, February 10, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Make an appointment at

Chabad of West Orange Will Have President’s Day Learning

Enjoy the thrill of Torah in yeshiva on Monday, February 18, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at Yeshiva Tiferes Bachurim, at the Rabbinical College of America, 226 Sussex Ave, Morristown. Breakfast and lunch are included.

Join us for an authentic yeshiva atmosphere, regardless of Jewish studies background or

Union Y Plans February Events

Join the YM-YWHA of Union County on Wednesday, February 13, for a “Love Luncheon” with James Barba, singer/entertainer, at 11:30 a.m. A full course meal will be served along with the entertainment. $8 ($5 members) RSVP: Marcy at 908-289-8112, x. 34 or [email protected]

On Sunday, February 17, the

NCSY Latte & Learning Comes to Aron’s West Orange

Aron’s West Orange is excited to announce its new Latte & Learning program for teens. The group began meeting this past Tuesday, February 5, at Aron’s after hours and will continue weekly on Tuesday nights.

Latte & Learning is an NCSY event where you can relax with friends and advisors, hang

JCC MetroWest to Hold Inaugural NJJFF Teen Film Fest

The New Jersey Jewish Film Festival announces a new festival for 2019—the NJJFF Teen Film Fest. Building upon their successful NJJFF, entering its 19th year, the Teen Film Fest seeks to encourage young filmmakers in their continued creative endeavors. Entrants aged 13-18 and living in the Greater MetroWest area were requested to submit