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Rutgers Chabad Leads Joyous Chanukah Car Parade

The cold and damp weather did not deter Rutgers Chabad staff and supporters from holding a joyous Chanukah car parade through the streets of Highland Park, Edison and the Rutgers College Avenue campus on Monday night, December 14. Fourteen cars participated in the parade, including three emergency vehicles from

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Chabad of Fort Lee Celebrates Chanukah

(Courtesy of Chabad of Fort Lee)  With COVID cancelling many parties, Chabad of Fort Lee community found a way to celebrate safely. With the help of Mayor Mark Sokolich and the Fort Lee Police Department, Chabad led had a 60-car menorah parade looping around the entire community, giving thousands upon thousands of

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Teaneck’s CBY Holds Menorah Lighting

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Yachad Chanukah Activities Are a Hit

(Courtesy of Yachad) Thank you so much to the entire community for joining our various Chanukah programming. We would like to give a special thank you to DJ Coby and Simcha on Wheels for an energetic and fun Chanukah party.

Yachad NJ looks forward to our next

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DPW of Dumont Hosts Double Bar Mitzvah Celebration

DPW of Dumont celebrated a double bar mitzvah with Rabbi Mordechai Shain of Lubavitch on the Palisades on the eve of Chanukah and committed to lighting the Chanukah menorah each night of Chanukah.

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Lamdeinu Celebrates Sixth Annual Breakfast And Week of Learning

(Courtesy of Lamdeinu) On Sunday, December 6, Lamdeinu held its Sixth Annual Chanukah Breakfast, titled “Boker Shel Or: A Chanukah Morning of Torah.” Men and women of the larger Jewish community joined together on Zoom to celebrate Lamdeinu’s mission, to look back on this whirlwind

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Teaneck’s ‘Challah Back Girls’ Bake for Justice and Unity

Deeply rooted in Judaism is the impulse to help others when all seems helpless, and to unite others in spite of division. During the peak of COVID-19 in May, Teaneckers like the Loffman sisters were forced to stay at home, stifling that impulse to help where there was seemingly no opportunity for it.

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Fifth Annual East Brunswick Jewish Community Wine & Food Event Planned for Jan. 3

A virtual wine and food experience will take place on Sunday, January 3, at 6 p.m. in support of Yashar LaChayal. The net proceeds of the event will benefit the Ari and Sari Horowitz fund for soldiers in need.

In the comfort of your own home, with

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Dor L’Dor to Present Zoom Jewish Museum Tour

The Dor L’Dor group at Congregation Ahavath Torah is excited to present a virtual Zoom tour of the exhibit “Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art” from the Jewish Museum on Tuesday, January 5, at 11:30 a.m. The tour will be led by Nelly Benedek, deputy director of education and programs at the Jewish Museum.

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East Brunswick Celebrates Chanukah

On December 10, members of the Young Israel of East Brunswick and Nefesh Yehudi Academy (now based in YIEB) celebrated the first night of Chanukah together with an outdoor menorah lighting, sufganiyot from Giddy’s Pizzeria and the singing of Hatikvah by the Nefesh Yehudi students.

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Adath Israel Hosts Chanukah Drive-In Game Show

Dozens of cars filed into the Union Y parking lot on Sunday, December 13, for an incredible evening of game show fun organized by Hillside/Elizabeth’s Adath Israel Youth Directors Yoni and Alyssa Sheer and the youth committee. As families arrived in their cars, they were handed a movie-style candy

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Jewish Family Service of Central NJ Plans Virtual Gala Dinner

(Courtesy of JFSCNJ) The Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey (JFSCNJ) Virtual Gala Dinner will take place on Tuesday, December 29, at 8 p.m. The event is the main fundraiser that supports mental health, homecare, keeping older adults safe and food insecurity programs serving the Union County community during COVID-19.

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