Sunday, September 22, 2019

Essex & Union

Bake Delicious Challah With Friendship Circle

Children and adults are invited to bake homemade challah at Challah Baking with Friendship Circle, on Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at LifeTown, 10 MicroLab Rd., in Livingston. Every Thursday features a different challah theme: July 18 is tie-dye challah, July 25 is choco-heaven challah and August 1 is Oreo challah. Admission is $5 per person, per session. Register

Cafe ‘Klarbucks’ at the Lubavitch Center Is a Labor of Love

Rabbi Boruch and Devorah Klar have added a unique aspect to the Lubavitch Center in West Orange. Along with their sales of beautiful Judaica, they now offer Cafe Klarbucks, which is a lounge area in the store, complete with complimentary coffee, where customers can connect in a comfortable, cafe-like

Union Y Plans Casino Night

The Union Y will host Casino Night on Sunday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at the YM-YWHA Union, 501 Green Lane, Union. Great prizes! Sign up now online at uniony.org/casinonight.

Lavy House Presents: What You Need to Know About Elder Abuse

An informational program called “What You Need to Know About Elder Abuse” was held on Tuesday, July 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield, New Jersey. The program was presented by Peter Jacob, MSW, LSW, program manager for JFS’s Project CEASSE: Combatting Elder Abuse Through Services and

Town Hall Meeting Is Held at Bris Avrohom

A Town Hall meeting with the Hillside Chief of Police Vincent Ricciardi was held yesterday at Bris Avrohom. This event was a joint event between both Congregation Adath Israel and Bris Avrohom shul with their rabbis in attendance. The chief of police laid out his recent changes in securing our community, questions were

JFS MetroWest Hosts Annual Gala, An Evening of Laughter

(Courtesy of JFS MW) Jewish Family Service of MetroWest (JFS) recently held its annual An Evening of Laughter at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive, Springfield.

JFS honored Fred Cohen, Seth Cohen and Erica Cohen Rechtweg for their dedication

Bris Avrohom’s Rabbi Kanelsky Celebrates His Birthday

Upon the advice of the Lubavitcher Rebbe to celebrate a birthday with joy and friends, Rabbi Kanelsky celebrated his birthday with family, friends and community members. Many of the people who attended shared their history and the personal impact Bris Avrohom, thanks to the Kanelskys, has had on them. On the first night of

Chabad of West Orange Commemorates Life and Legacy of the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Shabbat, the third of Tammuz, marks 25 years since the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory. The Rebbe’s yahrzeit is a time to recommit to the Rebbe’s vision and mission of making this world a more Godly place.

JFSCNJ Hosts Free Alzheimer’s Support Group

The Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey, Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Support Group will take place this month on Friday, July 12, at 10:00 a.m., at The JFS Halpern Building in Elizabeth. The group is free and open to Alzheimer’s/dementia caregivers in the community and is run in accordance with the Alzheimer’s New Jersey

Union Y Plans Casino Night

The Union Y will host Casino Night on Sunday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at the YM-YWHA Union, 501 Green Lane, Union. Great prizes! Sign up now online at uniony.org/casinonight

52,168 Lines of משניות and תניא בעל פה  Memorized in Memory Of Bat Sheva Kanelsky, z”l

At the annual grand משניות and תניא בעל פה ceremony, 323 talmidim were awarded seforim and other Judaic prizes, accumulating a grand total of 52,168 lines of משניות and תניא בעל פה this year. Two hundred פרקים of תניא and 350 פרקים of משניות were learned and reviewed this

Daughters of Israel Residents Share Histories With WOHS Students

Spearheaded by the Jewish Historical Society (JHS) of New Jersey, in conjunction with Daughters of Israel, students from West Orange High School conducted oral histories on the lives of residents at Daughters. The year-long project was part of the students’ ninth-grade world history honors class taught by Professor Doug