Join Rachel Coalition at candlelight vigil

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Domestic violence affects every community. It thrives when we are silent, but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic abuse. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, is excited to join together with the community at […]

West Essex YMCA launches free program for adults diagnosed with cancer

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Adults who have or had cancer and their families are invited to enroll in a free 12-week wellness program that starts Oct. 4 at the West Essex YMCA. The West Essex Y is launching LiveStrong at the YMCA, which has helped more than 41,000 cancer survivors nationwide regain stamina, strength and emotional […]

Man charged with terroristic threats, distributing child porn in Livingston threat case

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Livingston Police Chief Craig M. Handschuch announced Sept. 20 that John Coulouris, 18, of Hackensack has been arrested and charged with one count  of endangering the welfare of a child by distributing child pornography, invasion of privacy, terroristic threats and two counts of cyber […]

Pokemon Shabbat at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Calling all Pokemon trainers! On Friday, Sept. 30, at 5:45 P.M., wear your team color, bring your Pokemon and come to the Tempe B’nai Abraham Gym — the third tier of the TBA parking lot, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston — for a fun Shabbat. In case of inclement weather, trainers […]

Approaches to parenting at NCJW

LIVINGSTON, NJ — If you are a parent, then this women’s workshop is for you. Do you ever feel that you lose your cool during stressful situations when dealing with your children? On Thursday, Oct. 6, from 7:15 to 9 p.m., clinical psychologist Carrie Spindel Bashoff will present “Mindful Parenting,” an approach which helps parents […]

Selichot at Temple B’nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Saturday, Sept. 24, beginning at 9 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham will hold its observance of Selichot. Selichot, literally “forgiveness,” is the service held on the Saturday evening before Rosh Hashanah to help usher Jews into the themes of the High Holy Days. Selichot is a time of reflection and preparation. As […]

Daughters of Israel ups the ante with fun casino night

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Daughters of Israel’s Casino Night/Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, a charity benefit for the home, took place on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston. The fun and enjoyable event, which was chaired by Thelma Florin, was underwritten by Valley National Bank. Picture are Gerald Lipkin, chairman, president and CEO of […]

UCLA professor to speak at B’nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Monday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham Adult Learning presents professor David Myers, who teaches in the history department at UCLA; his topic will be “Jewish History and Jewish Memory.” “We Jews are interested in our history. But what we call our history is often our collective memory and […]

Welcome, Rishon Shai Tahan, to TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Shai Tahan from Rosh Pina, Israel, will serve as the rishon for 2016-2017 at Temple B’nai Abraham, Livingston. This year marks the 14th successful year of the “Rishonim” program of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ. The young Israeli emissaries are chosen each year from a large pool of applicants. Prior […]

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