Monday, May 25, 2020

New Jersey

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Sponsors Saturday Night Zumba Party

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is holding a free, exhilarating, Saturday night Zumba party on Saturday night, January 7, from 7:30 until 8:45, that is sure to light everyone’s endorphins on fire with all the high energy and moves that makes Zumba the popular rage it is. Participants will have the chance to dance for 75 minutes


Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Weinberg Named Mashpia at Congregation Beth Abraham

Bergenfield—Congregation Beth Abraham voted last week to add Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Weinberg to its rabbinic staff which already includes the highly respected team of Mara D’Asra Rabbi Yaakov Neuburger and Assistant Rabbi Tanchum Cohen. Rabbi Weinberg, who teaches widely in the community and at Yeshiva University, will hold the title


What’s New in the FDU Yeshiva & Seminary Program for Spring 2017?

The Fairleigh Dickinson University Yeshiva & Seminary Program has been busy in order to launch new programs and sites for the Spring 2017 semester. A new premed specialization will be offered in the Yeshiva Program for the men in the Teaneck campus. Students will be able to take the required science and math classes for admittance to


Ahavas Israel of Passaic Plans Interactive Chanukah Game Show Night

Join Ahavas Israel for a special Chanukah event, featuring a “One-of-a-Kind, Interactive Live Game Show,” to be held on the fifth night of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 28. The evening will begin with a Chinese-food dinner at 6:30, followed by the performance at 7:30.

All reservations placed and paid


Passaic Community Pays Tribute  to Singers’ 50 Years of Dedication

On December 11, over 400 people braved the snow to come out and honor the 50 years of dedicated service of Rabbi Shlomo & Rebbetzin Ita Singer, the founders of the Yeshiva Ner Boruch, The Passaic Torah Institution, PTI.

Men shook snow off their coats and women swiped their shoes


Trinitas Hospital: ‘Proud Past, Promising Future’

Trinitas Regional Medical Center is a long-time friend of the Orthodox community in Elizabeth and neighboring communities, including Newark Liberty International Airport. People involved in 911 calls to the Elizabeth EMS department and EMS emergency responses are transported to the Trinitas Emergency


Bris Avrohom Ushers in Chanukah Season

Bris Avrohom inaugurated the 2016 season of Chanukah festivities with its first candle lighting ceremony at the City Hall of Elizabeth. This pre-Chanukah menorah lighting was held on December 6 in honor of Mayor J. Christian Bollwage’s birthday.

The celebrations will continue as Bris Avrohom


David Greenfield, NYC Councilman, to Speak in Highland Park

The Orthodox Jewish Forum of Edison/Highland Park will sponsor a presentation by Councilman David Greenfield addressing the topic, “What Jews Want in the New Political Order: An Insider’s View.” Councilman Greenfield will speak at 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 7, at Congregation Etz Ahaim, 230 Denison Street in Highland Park.


Celebrate Chanukah With Raritan Valley Hadassah

Celebrate the second candle with Raritan Valley Hadassah on Monday, December 26, at 7:00 p.m. at River Ridge Terrace.

Spin a dreidel. Munch the latkes. Indulge in the doughnuts. Smile while enjoying songs and stories


Congregation Ohav Emeth Chanukah Concert Will Feature Shlock Rock

Join Congregation Ohav Emeth at its second annual Chanukah concert, this year featuring Shlock Rock. The concert is open to the community and will be held on Thursday evening, December 29, at Highland Park High School. Doors open at 6:30. Show begins at 7. The cost is $15 per ticket, maximum $75 per family. Sponsorships are


Congregation Ahavas Achim Enjoys Musical Celebration on Shabbat Chanukah

On Shabbat Chanukah, December 30-31, Congregation Ahavas Achim will present a special musical celebration featuring Netanel Hershtik and the Hampton Synagogue Choir. On Friday evening, join them for a menorah lighting and Kabbalat Shabbat, followed by dinner, available by reservation only. The dessert and musical oneg that will



Chabad of West Orange Discusses ‘Where Pleasure Meets Purpose’

It is only natural to want to enjoy life’s pleasures. At the same time, all the pleasures on earth cannot satisfy our inner craving for deeper meaning and purpose. How are we to balance our inner tug toward all things