Elizabeth—The auditorium of the YM-YWHA of Union County was buzzing with conversation over the din of clanking utensils against the sides of hundreds of bowls. The room was filled from wall to wall with tables and chairs, thousands of pounds of flour and other ingredients, and
Chanukahfest, the Union Y’s multi-event program scheduled for Sunday, November 20, from 10:30 until 3:30 a.m., will offer something for everyone. The JEC choir, under the direction of Chana Solomon, will entertain at 1:30. They will be the intermission program for the Hester Street Klezmer Troupe, which will be performing between
What do an unseasonably warm October day, 2,000 people and lots of smiles have in common? They were all part of the beauty that was this year’s FCwalk. Held on Oct. 30, the afternoon walk brought together Friendship Circle families, friends, neighbors, supporters and participants.
Metropolitan New Jersey Israel Bonds paid tribute to Livingston resident Terri Friedman on October 13 at The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, in Summit. Ambassador Dani Dayan, consul general of Israel in New York, gave the keynote address.
Leslie Dannin Rosenthal, president of Jewish
Livingston — A small group of students at Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School is making a big impact in the world of blood cancers. During the month of November, a group of girls will take the initiative and fund raise for local blood cancer patients through the Pennies for Patients program by recruiting their peers to participate in
The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School’s ATID Society will host Simcha Leiner, the voice of Jewish music, on Sunday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m., in the school’s auditorium.
For membership in the ATID Society and sponsorship opportunities, please contact JKHA/RKYHS Director
At every stage in life people are asking the same questions. What do I want to do for the rest of my life? And how do I get there?
Young adults in their 20s are looking for a career that will make them feel fulfilled. Those in their 30s to 50s may be unsatisfied with their
Cantor Sherwood Goffin, acclaimed cantor of the Lincoln Square Synagogue, will be the Scholar in Residence for the 7th Dr. George S. Rotter Memorial Shabbat at Congregation Shaya Ahavat Torah in Parsippany, November 18–19. The Shabbaton will begin on Friday, November 18, with Shabbat services at 4:30, followed by a sumptuous
Pictured are three volunteers from the RSVP Center of Essex & Hudson Counties, sponsored by JFS of MetroWest, who currently serve as volunteers at Daughters of Israel. Onie Meyers, Sam Maslansky and Bonnie Sue Golden all received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for their work at Daughters of Israel in West Orange.
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ strives to meet the needs of the local community. Recently, the JFS MetroWest Child and Adolescent Services Department has received calls from parents expressing interest in social skills groups for their children who are having difficulty making and keeping friends, managing their emotions, reading
The YM-YWHA of Union, 501 Green Lane, Union, is putting the finishing touches on one of the season’s largest events, “ChanukahFest,” to be held this year on November 20. Known many years back as “The Jewish Fair & Expo,” the program has been reincarnated by popular demand. It will also coincide with the gala
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ in conjunction with Greater MetroWest ABLE is presenting “What About Me?,” a parenting workshop to support siblings of children with special needs, on Thursday, November 17, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the JCC MetroWest in West Orange. This workshop will help parents support their