Thursday, January 23, 2020

Essex & Union

Livingston Renames Road to LifeTown ‘Miracle Way’

(Courtesy of Friendship Circle) “Mazel tov” echoed across Microlab Road, August 29, as the street was officially renamed “Miracle Way.” On hand to unveil the “Miracle Way” street signs and mark this landmark event were Livingston Mayor Alfred Anthony and former mayor and current town council

B’nai Shalom in West Orange to Host ‘Yonina Live in Concert’

B’nai Shalom is thrilled to welcome “Yonina Live in Concert” on Sunday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m. Yonina,Yoni and Nina Tokayer, a husband and wife Israeli musical duo, is a true product of Israeli culture in the internet age. Their meteoric rise to international fame started from posting weekly self-recorded videos of their

JNF-USA and B’nai Shalom of West Orange Plan Event Featuring Israeli Mayor Nisan Ben Hamo

(Courtesy of JNF) In a southern Israeli city with asteroid-like craters and spectacular ridges, a former elite IDF commando, security emissary and now mayor is looking to attract tens of thousands of residents to his city.

On Wednesday, September 11, Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA) will host Mayor

Lavy House to Present ‘Eating Clean for Better Health’

An informational program on “Eating Clean for Better Health” with Karen M. Ensle, EdD, RDN, FAND, CFCS (Rutgers Cooperative Extension Professor), will be the featured program for seniors on Tuesday, September 10, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at The Senior Resource Center at The Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield,

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Union County To Hold Information Sessions

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Union County, New Jersey, hosted by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFS) is currently recruiting more volunteers to help with various programs.

Volunteer information sessions will take

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ to Host Holocaust Survivor Benefits Workshop

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ is hosting two sessions of the Holocaust Survivor Benefits Workshop designed to inform survivors of the reparations and benefits to which they are entitled. The sessions will be held on Wednesday, September 11, and Wednesday, September 18, both from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Aidekman Jewish

Bris Avrohom Marks Opening of Cheder Yaldei Menachem As It Celebrates 40th Anniversary

On the 40th anniversary of its founding in Hillside, Bris Avrohom has so much to celebrate that it is a challenge to select from among its myriad activities. Rabbi Mordechai and Shterney Kanelsky have truly created a universe that has reached over 30,000 individuals and their families over four decades, impacting

Bris Avrohom Celebrates Forty Years

The year is 1979. Recently arrived from Israel where his family settled after their fortuitous exit from the former Soviet Union, 19-year-old Mordechai Kanelsky is on a holy mission given to him by the Lubavitcher Rebbe zt’’l: to provide former Russian Jews in America with halachic brisim, proper

MetroWest Orgs Receive $1.4 Million From FEMA Nonprofit Security Grant Program

(Courtesy of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ) Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ is pleased to announce that 14 synagogues and partner agencies in our community received, collectively, $1.4 million for security upgrades, amounting to approximately $100,000 each. Our chief security officer, Robert Wilson, provided

LifeTown Announces Grand Opening

(Courtesy of Friendship Circle) New Jersey has the highest rate of children with autism in the United States, and the largest population of children on the spectrum live in Essex County, making the opening of LifeTown critical to thousands of families in the region. LifeTown is a one-of-a-kind 53,000-square foot immersive educational,

Chabad of West Orange Offers Class on Prayer

Just in time for the High Holidays, Chabad of West Orange is proud to offer “With All My Heart,” The Jewish Art of Prayer and Spiritual Experience from the Jewish Learning Institute.

Classes will run on four Tuesdays, 8-9 p.m., on September 3, 10, 17, 24.


Chabad Emissaries Visit Bris Avrohom

A group of Chabad Lubavitch emissaries from various cities in Russia came with a group of newly observant women who had raised the money to visit the Lubavitch Headquarters, the Ohel, the holy resting place of the Rebbe; and the Bris Avrohom Center of Hillside. Shterney Kanelsky uplifted and spoke to them about her self-sacrifice