JFS to host Evening of Laughter in honor of Livingston resident

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual Evening of Laughter on Wednesday, June 8, at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive in Springfield. The featured performer will be comedian Gary Gulman, who was a finalist on the NBC reality-talent show “Last Comic Standing,” and is a regular on late-night […]

Local families to be honored by JCC at L’Dor V’Dor Gala

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Marilyn and Lester Bornstein, Flo Peck and family, and Amelia and Cory Perlstein will be the distinguished honorees at JCC MetroWest’s L’Dor V’Dor Gala on Thursday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Crystal Plaza, Livingston. This year, JCC MetroWest is thrilled to be celebrating three generations of leadership. JCC MetroWest will salute […]

83 N.J. high school seniors receive $92,000 in scholarships

TRENTON, NJ — Comcast NBCUniversal awarded $92,000 in scholarships for the 2016-17 school year to 83 New Jersey high school seniors as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their community […]

Temple B’nai Abraham heads to Europe, tours centers of Nazi terror

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of Temple B’nai Abraham and Rabbi Clifford Kulwin recently went on a mission to Eastern Europe called ‘In the Shadow of the Holocaust,’ visiting three centers of Nazi terror — Krakow, Prague and Berlin — and learning in each what happened before, during and after. Below is an essay written by […]

Livingston Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Season Finale’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Maestro Anthony LaGruth concludes his inaugural season with the Livingston Symphony Orchestra in dramatic fashion on Saturday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Middle School, 11 Broadlawn Drive in Livingston. Featuring this year’s Young Artist Concerto Competition winner Victoria Chung’s performance of Mozart’s “Oboe Concerto in C” with the orchestra, […]

Navigating the course of separation and divorce

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Whether you are living at home together or living apart, upheaval and transition go hand in hand with separation and divorce. The Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for women is offering a program that will help you through it. Join Joanna Brick, a family law attorney in private practice in Bergen […]

McGreevey to address ‘Reinvention After Incarceration’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for the NCJW/Essex Lunch and Learn, “A Fresh Start: Reinvention After Incarceration,” featuring former Gov. James McGreevey, now director of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program, on Tuesday, May 17, from noon to 2 p.m. McGreevey has become a leader in helping released prisoners successfully adjust back […]

TBA hosts annual ‘New York, New York’ event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple B’nai Abraham will hold its 2016 annual “New York, New York” event on Saturday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the temple, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston. This fun evening is open to the public. Cost of entry, which includes dinner, desserts and an open bar, is charged. In addition […]

TBA commemorates Yom HaShoah

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Temple B’nai Abraham family will gather to commemorate Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Remembrance Day, with a service on Wednesday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker Irving Horowitz, son of temple member Rita and the late Morris Horowitz, is on the faculty of the NYU College of Dentistry and recently retired […]

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