Little did Teaneck resident Daniel Rothner, founder and director of Areyvut, anticipate that 18 years after founding his chesed organization its name would become the motto for combatting a worldwide pandemic. The Hebrew translation of “areyvut” is connectedness or responsibility, but the
A New Jersey trial lawyer and his son, an accomplished wealth manager, have stepped up to ensure a local food pantry can keep up with the increasing demand it has experienced because of the current COVID-19 crisis.
Peter Till, of the Law Offices of Peter W. Till in Springfield,
In preparation for the giving of the Torah, Lubavitch on the Palisades presents a Virtual Shavuot Night Learning with world-renowned rabbi and speaker Rabbi Manis Friedman, who will speak on “We Received the Torah But Did We Get It? Finding the Silver Lining in Our Challenges.”
The class will take
(Courtesy of Project S.A.R.A.H.) Project S.A.R.A.H. thanks the community for joining them at their virtual breakfast to support the organization’s work with families experiencing domestic violence and sexual abuse.
Project S.A.R.A.H. recognized and honored
“These two words will change your life. A simple life-changing perspective to inspire you through corona and beyond.” That is the title of the Monday, May 25, lecture by the Valley Chabad Academy of Jewish Studies and Rabbi Dov Greenberg.
Rabbi Greenberg leads Stanford University Chabad and
(Courtesy of JFCS) JFCS Wheels for Meals—Ride to Fight Hunger in a typical year features riders ranging from serious bike enthusiasts to families celebrating simchot gathering to pursue a meaningful cause. This year due to the pandemic the Ride is going virtual on Sunday, June 14.
Joyce Weinberger and her husband, George, raised their three children in Livingston. Now grandparents of nine, they are still members of Synagogue of the Suburban Torah Center, currently led by Rabbi Elie Mischel, which they joined 38 years ago. As the congregation has aged, there are those who
In a statewide effort by the 61 Chabad centers in New Jersey to distribute 50,000 masks, Essex County Chabad representatives, Rabbi Mendel Solomon, Chabad at Short Hills and Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz, Chabad of West Orange, delivered thousands of much-needed protective masks to doctors and nurses at St. Barnabas Hospital on Monday, May
Daughters of Israel’s 250+ staff members are all healthcare heroes, caring for the elderly, our community’s most vulnerable population. As a small token of gratitude, the West Orange/Livingston Chesed Committee arranged for Daughters staff to receive dinners to go, catered by Shimon Nissel of Shimtal Catering.
Thirty-three cars were accompanied by live music and the police departments of Hillside and Elizabeth in front and in back, enlivening the streets of Hillside and Elizabeth, New Jersey. A flat-bed truck led the procession with Levi Kumer as the driver while both Mordy Kurtz sang and Uri Abramov of Olam DJ played