TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — One thing members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange prize is connection — to their synagogue and through the many ways in which TSTI brings its members together. One example is PrimeConnection, a group for adults in their prime of life that provides monthly opportunities to connect with peers at […]

Women to Women Luncheon held in West Orange

Women to Women Luncheon held in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Oct. 30, Rachel Coalition hosted its annual Women to Women Luncheon at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. The keynote speaker was Jennie Willoughby, a domestic violence survivor who has been outspoken about the abuse she says she suffered from former husband Rob Porter, a former White House aide. […]

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

NEWARK, NJ — At the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Wednesday, Nov. 7, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined by 11th Congressional District Congresswoman-elect Mikie Sherrill, a veteran herself, presented an Essex County Community Star Award to William D. Squires, a U.S. Navy and […]

Club TBA members craft message vases

Club TBA members craft message vases

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Nov. 5 and 6, Club TBA met for the second session in a series of programs based on Jewish values. November’s theme is “Kindness and Compassion.” Members of Club TBA of the Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham created a vase filled with personal messages with their interpretations of kindness […]

University Hospital honored at NCJW/Essex opening event

University Hospital honored at NCJW/Essex opening event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — University Hospital in Newark was presented the Helen D. Schwartz Memorial Crystal Award at the NCJW/Essex opening event on Oct. 23 at Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park. This award honors an individual, agency or corporation making an impact in the community and exemplifying the goals and purposes of the National Council […]

Transition into your next chapter with NCJW

Transition into your next chapter with NCJW

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Are you ready to move into the next phase of your life career-wise and don’t know where to begin? The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women is offering another Job Club program to help you do just that on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Dr. Melissa Robinson-Brown, […]

Area shutterbugs take home awards for photographing county parks

Area shutterbugs take home awards for photographing county parks

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented awards to the nine winners in the Anual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in Adult and Youth categories and were recognized on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks […]

Jerusalem Post correspondent to speak at TBA

Jerusalem Post correspondent to speak at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Sunday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham Congregational Learning will present a lecture on “Best Ever or Destroyed Forever: The U.S.-Israel Relationship in the Era of Netanyahu and Trump” with Gil Hoffman, chief political correspondent at The Jerusalem Post. This event is free and open to the community. The […]

‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt’ in NJ schools

‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt’ in NJ schools

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is required by law in New Jersey. West Orange High School, Columbia High School in Maplewood and Technology […]

NCJW/Essex presents ‘#MeToo: What’s Next?’

NCJW/Essex presents ‘#MeToo: What’s Next?’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A panel of experts will be featured at an upcoming NCJW/Essex Lunch and Learn addressing “#MeToo: What’s Next?” The panel will discuss the #MeToo movement, which has ignited a revolution, and explore how we got here and how we move forward. The program will take place Wednesday, Nov. 7, from noon to […]

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