‘The Media and the Holocaust’ at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Wednesday, Feb. 15, and Wednesday, March 1, at 7 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham’s 2017 Bloom Lecture Series will offer perspectives on the Media and the Holocaust with lectures on “The Anne Frank Phenomenon” and “The Holocaust on American Television,” led by professor Jeffrey Shandler, chair of the Bildner Center for Jewish […]

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Constituents of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional district continued to press Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, who represents parts of Essex, Morris, Sussex and Passaic counties, to explain his views on a number of the new Trump administration’s policies. With signs and slogans of “Where’s Rodney?” and “We’re not going away,” voters from various […]

‘History Through Text’ with Rabbi Kulwin

LIVINGSTON, NJ — “History Through Text” is a seminar to be offered throughout the year, at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston. Led by Rabbi Clifford Kulwin, each class will also be a stand-alone unit, taught in blocks, so that an inability to attend all — or even most — of the sessions will not be […]

Experience the majesty of havdalah with TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 4, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston invites families to a fun evening learning about havdalah and the ending of Shabbat. The event will include craft activities, stories and a fun mobile planetarium program presented by Matthew Meyer of What’s […]

State awards $585,000 in rec opportunities for individuals with disabilities grants

TRENTON, NJ — N.J. Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Charles A. Richman announced Jan. 26 the award of $585,000 in grants to two counties and 29 municipalities through the Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities program. ROID grants ensure the necessary accommodations are made for full inclusion for individuals with disabilities participating in municipal and […]

Rainbows program sheds light for grief-stricken children

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you have a child 5 to 12 years old who is grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis such as death, divorce, separation, abandonment or another painful family transition? The Rainbows support group program for children in that age group will be meeting at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center […]

Rosh Chodesh Sh’vat to be celebrated by TBA Sisterhood

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rosh Chodesh, the beginning of a new month, has evolved into a women’s holiday in some Jewish circles. Temple B’nai Abraham’s Sisterhood joins together, led by Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz, a few times each year to welcome the new month with conversation, learning, spiritual growth and connection. On Tuesday, Jan. 31, at […]

TBA Women’s Interfaith Forum honors Dr. King

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Wednesday, Jan. 18, more than 180 participants from numerous houses of worship and faith-based groups from greater Essex County attended Temple B’nai Abraham’s 23rd annual Women’s Interfaith Forum to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, sponsored by the temple’s Social Action Committee and Sisterhood. Since 1994, the Temple B’nai Abraham […]

NCJW takes action to prevent teen dating violence

LIVINGSTON, NJ — One in three teens in a dating relationship experiences abuse from their partner. As one student described, “I never forgot my high school boyfriend after graduation. He haunted me in nightmares even after I moved away and changed my name. I would wake up with the memory of the abuse he inflicted […]