Monday, January 20, 2020

Essex & Union

Girl Scouts Visit Daughters of Israel

Girl Scout Troop 20455 of West Caldwell, whose leaders included Daughters of Israel Clinical Nutrition Manager Elena Mills, came to visit Daughters on November 14. The residents and girls had a great time beading bracelets and participating in an art studio program.

Congregation Anshe Chesed Provides Jam-Packed Learning Opportunities Calendar

Congregation Anshe Chesed in Linden New Jersey began its jam-packed calendar of learning opportunities and it’s not only members that are benefiting. After the success of last year’s Linden Beit Midrash Program of Congregation Anshe Chesed, in partnership with Yeshiva University, Anshe Chesed has

Union Y Hosts Challah Bake

The Y on Green Lane hosted the annual Challah Bake on November 6 as part of “The Shabbat Project.” There were over 65 attendees.

Chabad Center of Northwest NJ to Celebrate 32nd Anniversary Gala

(Courtesy of Chabad Center of Northwest NJ) The Chabad Center of Northwest NJ will celebrate its 32nd Anniversary at its Founders Dinner on Monday, December 2, at the luxurious Crystal Plaza in Livingston. A lavish buffet will begin at 6 p.m. and a celebratory dinner and program will follow at 7 p.m.

Bris Avrohom of Jersey City Is Teeming With Activities

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) The Bris Avrohom Center is situated in Congregation Sons of Israel, one of the oldest synagogues in Jersey City that initially served as the first headquarters of Bris Avrohom.

The Center has Shabbat services, classes and holiday programs both on and off site to serve

Charlene Aminoff to  Headline Mikvah Yisroel 12th Anniversary Celebration

(Courtesy of Mikvah Yisroel) Charlene Aminoff—the founder and CEO of Gali’s Couture Wigs and an inspiring speaker of international renown—will headline a gala Challah Bake And Mega Raffle supporting Mikvah Yisroel on Sunday, December 8, at Congregation Israel of Springfield, at 7:00 p.m.

Greater MetroWest Day School Quest Conference Means the World

The fourth bi-annual Quest Conference for Day School Teachers, attended by 450 local day school educators, was hosted last week at Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School (JKHA/RKYHS) in Livingston. This year’s theme was “The World in Our Jewish Day Schools: How the Social, Cultural and Political Climates

Kushner ATID Society To Present the Comedy Of Modi

(Courtesy of JKHA/RKYHS) The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School (JKHA/RKYHS) ATID Society is pleased to present the stand-up comedy of Modi on Sunday, November 24, at 7:30 p.m.

The ATID Society event kicks off the school’s annual campaign, which enables JKHA/RKYHS to

Jack Lew to Speak at November 15 ‘Strictly Business’ Breakfast

(Courtesy of Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest) The Honorable Jacob J. “Jack” Lew, 76th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (2013-17), will be the special guest speaker at Strictly Business 2019 presented by Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) of MetroWest. The event will be held on Friday, November 15, from 7:30 to

Congregation Anshe Chesed Lives Up to Its Name This Sukkot

For Congregation Anshe Chesed of Linden, New Jersey, the community had no shortage of amazing programming at the shul for all its families, serving both their spiritual and social needs.

Besides the wonderful davening and inspiring drashot by Rabbi Joshua Hess, the kehila helped itself

Bris Avrohom Hosts Simchas Beis Hashoeva

Bris Avrohom of Hillside, directed by Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, celebrated its annual Simchas Beis Hashoeva event on Chol Hamoed.

The event started with an interactive exciting magic show while the participants enjoyed pizza in the sukkah. This was followed by live music and singer Sandy

Join Union Y for Challah Bake

Union Y will hold its third annual Flour Power…Community Challah Bake at the Union Y on Wed., Nov. 6, at 6:45-9:45 p.m. 501 Green Lane, Union.

Cost is $18 pp. Sponsorships available. Must reserve: 908-289-8112, or