In search of ancient Israel at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple B’nai Abraham’s 2016 Bloom Lecture Series will offer “In Search of Ancient Israel” with professor Gary A. Rendsburg, Blanche and Irving Laurie Professor of Jewish History in the Department of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University, on Tuesdays, April 5, 12 and 19, at 7 p.m. Over three lectures, Rendsburg will review […]

Renowned pianist and conductor Vladimir Feltsman at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The last piano solo recital in Temple B’nai Abraham’s Jewish Legacy of the Piano series features renowned pianist and conductor Vladimir Feltsman on Sunday, March 20, at 3 p.m. He will play Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Schumann’s “Kinderszenen” and “Carnival Scenes from Vienna.” Feltsman holds the Distinguished Chair of Professor of Piano at the […]

Zarin shares her Jewish mother secrets

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jill Zarin, formerly of “The Real Housewives of NYC” and co-author of “Secrets of a Jewish Mother,” regaled a large crowd at the Temple B’nai Abraham Sisterhood Speaker’s event on March 15, with her experiences as a cast member of a reality television show as well as her life after the show. […]

TBA Mitzvah Morning experiences huge success

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple B’nai Abraham held its annual Mitzvah Morning on Sunday, March 13. The successful event included 10 on-site projects, five collections, a Bridges Run and a blood drive in conjunction with Community Blood Services. The event was co-sponsored by temple groups including the Social Action Committee, Men’s Club, Membership, Sisterhood, the PTA […]

Newark Academy’s Jocelyn Willoughby is Gatorade New Jersey Girls Basketball Player of the Year

LIVINGSTON –In its 31st year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, announced Jocelyn Willoughby of Newark Academy as its 2015-16 Gatorade New Jersey Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The 6-foot-1 senior guard led the Minutemen to a 20-6 record and the […]

TBA’s annual Purim Carnival

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Jewish Learning Program of Livingston’s Temple B’nai Abraham, led by Director of Jewish Learning Melissa Weiner, will hold its annual Purim Carnival on Thursday, March 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the temple, located at 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston; the entrance is on East Cedar Street. All are welcome to attend. With […]

TBA Mitzvah Morning

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Join the members of the Temple B’nai Abraham congregational family for “Mitzvah Morning” on Sunday, March 13 — sponsored by the Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee with the Membership Committee, Men’s Club, Prime Time, Early School Parents’ Council and Religious School PTA — as they participate in a morning of activities for all ages […]

Rosh Hodesh celebrated by TBA Sisterhood

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rosh Hodesh is the Hebrew term for the beginning of the month on the Jewish calendar. The new month, or Rosh Hodesh, has evolved into a women’s holiday in some spheres. Temple B’nai Abraham’s Sisterhood joins together, led by Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz, a few times each year to welcome the new […]

‘Christie and Beyond: Unraveling the State of the Garden State’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Wednesday, March 30, at 7:30 P.M., Temple B’nai Abraham Congregational Learning presents a discussion on “Christie and Beyond: Unraveling the State of the Garden State” with journalists Tom Moran and Matt Katz. Moran is the editorial page editor at the Star-Ledger and Katz is an WNYC reporter and author of “American […]