Historian to reflect on Israel’s past and future at TBA

Historian to reflect on Israel’s past and future at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Thursday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m., at Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston, David N. Myers will explore Israel’s past and future. Myers is a professor of Jewish history at UCLA and board president of the New Israel Fund. This lecture is supported by the Bloom Family Memorial […]

Club TBA makes yummy hamantaschen

Club TBA makes yummy hamantaschen

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of Club TBA of The Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham made hamantaschen in celebration of Purim, a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people, which took place in the ancient Persian Empire, and is recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther.

TBA to host a women’s seder

TBA to host a women’s seder

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rosh Chodesh is the Hebrew term for the beginning of the month on the Jewish calendar, which has evolved into a women’s holiday. Temple B’nai Abraham’s Sisterhood, The Women’s Connection, joins together, led by Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz, a few times a year to welcome the new month with conversation, learning, spiritual […]

Meet the Mayors of Essex County on April 6

Meet the Mayors of Essex County on April 6

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The ninth annual Essex County Meet the Mayors event will be Saturday, April 6, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. Guest speakers Sen. Stephen Sweeney and Assemblyman Jon Bramnick will discuss important issues affecting New Jersey. Also, a hot breakfast will be […]

Restructuring of U.S. Attorney’s Office leads to significant results in first year

Restructuring of U.S. Attorney’s Office leads to significant results in first year

NEWARK, NJ — One year after U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito reorganized the structure of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, overall criminal prosecutions have increased 51 percent, including a 65-percent jump in violent crime prosecutions, a 39-percent jump in narcotics-related prosecutions and a 15-percent jump in white collar crime prosecutions, according […]

Essex Republican women to honor Chris Christie

Essex Republican women to honor Chris Christie

MONTCLAIR, NJ — For his strong support of the U.S. Bill of Rights’ 2nd Amendment, the right to bear arms, New Jersey’s 55th governor, Christopher J. Christie, will be presented with the 2nd Amendment Award at the Lincoln Day Dinner, to be held jointly between Montclair Republicans and the Essex County NJ Republican Women on […]

JFS launches support group for young teens

JFS launches support group for young teens

LIVINGSTON, NJ — JFS MetroWest will begin offering a support group for teens ages 12 through 15 to gain insight into healthy relationships. The group will meet for six weeks on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., beginning March 19, at JFS offices located at 570 W. Mount Pleasant Ave, Suite 106, in Livingston. The […]

Acclaimed jazz musician Emmet Cohen at TBA

Acclaimed jazz musician Emmet Cohen at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Sunday, March 24, at 2:30 p.m., at Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston, TBA Prime Time will present “Jews and All That Jazz,” featuring acclaimed jazz pianist Emmet Cohen, a native of Montclair. This program will also celebrate Rabbi Clifford Kulwin’s 20 years at TBA. A powerful and […]

Essex County cleans up 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards

Essex County cleans up 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — JerseyArts.com has tallied the results from the nearly 14,000 ballots cast in the 2019 People’s Choice Awards and Essex County organizations and venues overwhelmingly came out on top, especially in Montclair. In fact, of the 19 categories, only two winners weren’t from Essex County. New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark […]

Metro YMCA receives 4-star rating for 8th straight year

Metro YMCA receives 4-star rating for 8th straight year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the eighth straight year, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges received the top rating from the largest charity evaluator in the United States for its strong financial health and commitment to transparency and accountability. “Only 4 percent of the charities we evaluate have received at least eight consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating […]