Bnai Keshet continues open-seating tradition for High Holy Days

Bnai Keshet continues open-seating tradition for High Holy Days

MONTCLAIR, NJ — In keeping with long-standing Bnai Keshet tradition, non-members are welcome at all High Holy Day services at no charge. Although tickets are not required, non-members who wish to attend are asked to make reservations and may do so online at “Welcoming non-members to join us at High Holy Day services is […]

Local protesters arrested at Rep. Lance’s office

WESTFIELD, NJ — A half dozen activists seeking guarantees against deportation of those brought illegally into the United States as children were arrested at U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield on Feb. 5, the latest in a series of protests at the lawmaker’s district headquarters. The six, comprised of religious leaders and their followers, […]

JFS of MetroWest to administer Wise Aging initiative

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest has been awarded a grant by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey to administer a Wise Aging initiative in the MetroWest communities. The program, which is a partnership with 12 local synagogue groups plus the JCC MetroWest, will help Jewish people in their second adulthoods, their […]