Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Essex & Union

Lavy House to Address Healthy Aging at November Program

An informational program on “Healthy Aging: What’s Normal? What’s Not?” will take place on Tuesday, November 5, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at The Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield, NJ. The program will be presented by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ nurse Kathleen McMahon,

Walk for Friendship at Annual FUNdraiser

More than 2,000 people are expected in Livingston on Sunday, Nov. 3, for the annual FCwalk and family fun fair to show their support for individuals with special needs. The annual fundraising event for Friendship Circle will be held at its home in LifeTown on Miracle Way in Livingston.

Daughters of Israel Practices Rehab at the Farm

A group of sub-acute rehabilitation therapy clients at Daughters of Israel had loads of fun practicing their rehab skills in preparation for their return home to the community. They went to Hillcrest Farms, whose staff was extremely gracious, on a pumpkin picking excursion. Metro Transport, Daughters of

Lifetown to Launch Mental Health Speaker Series

According to the CDC, one in six children in the United States between the ages of 2 and 8 years old has a diagnosis of a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder. In 2018, 9.4% of children aged 2-17 received a diagnosis of ADHD, 7.1% of children aged 3-17 years old received a diagnosis of anxiety and 3.2% of children aged 3-17

Bris Avrohom Holds Women’s Farbrengen

On Vov Tishrei, Bris Avrohom held a Farbrengen for women, commemorating the 55th yahrzeit of Rebbetzin Chana (the Rebbe’s mother). Mrs. Shterney Kanelsky spoke about the values and grace portrayed by Rebbetzin Chana and how we can all learn to be inspired from her to maintain the three mitzvos pertaining to

Daughters of Israel Does Farm to Table

Gardening is a favorite activity among residents at Daughters of Israel. (l-r) DOI staff members Byron Bridgett and Christopher Baines, with resident Yetta Greenstein, picking Italian parsley, which she and other residents planted in the early summer. The parsley, and other fresh herbs, were incorporated into a

Join Union Y for October Events

Senior Adult Arts Brunch will take place on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 11:30 a.m.

There will be a «Red Apple Rest Stop» speaker. Cost is $10 pp ($8 Y members).

Reserve: 908-289-8112 or [email protected]

A Kosher Mikvah Comes to Maplewood

When the shomeret raises her voice to declare “kosher,” a new day will dawn in Maplewood. As the Maplewood Jewish Center’s (MJC) administrator, and wife of the MJC’s spiritual leader, Rabbi Sholom Bogomilsky, Frumie Bogomilsky, director of their renowned KinderGan Preschool, now entering its 17th year,

Hatzalah of Essex County Unveils New Ambulance

September 25 marked the beginning of a new era for Hatzalah of Newark. Responding to the increasing needs of the community at large, Hatzalah of Newark has been renamed Hatzalah of Essex County. To fulfill its expanding service area, it has purchased a state-of-the-art ambulance, which was generously sponsored by Yanky

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest Hosts September Events

Daughters of Israel Holds Shop, Lunch and Play Event

The Daughters of Israel Women’s League annual “Shop, Lunch and Play” was held on Monday, September 23, at Crestmont Country Club. A huge success, the event was co-chaired by Daughters of Israel board members Carol Sidman and Vicki Squires. Generously underwritten by Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf, the event included a card party,

Congregation AABJ&D Plans Blood Drive

Congregation AABJ&D will hold a blood drive on Sunday, October 27, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., at 700 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange. Donor link: https://bit.ly/2n2Lblu.