B’nai Shalom hosts in-person concert for seniors

B’nai Shalom hosts in-person concert for seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seniors from West Orange and neighboring communities gathered for an outdoor concert, co-sponsored by Homewatch CareGivers, the Margulies Senior Center of the Jewish Community Center and B’nai Shalom’s Hazak Seniors group, on Tuesday, Oct. 6.  This is the first time that many of these seniors have come together for an in-person […]

B’nai Shalom connects to Jewish community online

B’nai Shalom connects to Jewish community online

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Due to social distancing but the Jewish community’s continued need for connection, B’nai Shalom in West Orange is reaching out with online services, as well as interactive educational/cultural opportunities through its Culture and Learning Center. “B’nai Shalom is working with Zoom to bring our everyday programs right into people’s homes during […]

Discuss ‘The Plot Against America’ at B’nai Shalom

Discuss ‘The Plot Against America’ at B’nai Shalom

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Discuss Philip Roth’s “The Plot Against America” at a book club event at B’nai Shalom, 300 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 1 p.m. In 2004, Roth’s award-winning book explored Jewish identity and the too-easy assumption of security. Come to discuss this once-more-timely novel with Robert […]

Mayoral candidates debate budget and redevelopment

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi and Councilman Joe Krakoviak, the two West Orange mayoral candidates on the ballot Nov. 6, debated each other Oct. 14 at B’nai Shalom synagogue in an event hosted by the Pleasant Valley Civic Association and the synagogue. At the debate, the candidates fielded questions from the audience about […]

West Orange mayoral candidates’ forum on Oct. 14

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Pleasant Valley Civic Association and B’nai Shalom will host a West Orange mayoral candidates’ forum featuring the two men running for the position — Mayor Robert Parisi and Councilman Joe Krakoviak — on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. at B’nai Shalom, 300 Pleasant Valley Way in West […]

Michael Oren returns to B’nai Shalom in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Michael Oren will return to West Orange on Tuesday, Sept. 4, to take the stage at Temple B’nai Shalom for his talk “Israel and American Jews: Common Destiny or Separate Paths?” The Israeli Deputy Prime Minister and West Orange native and will be speaking in his hometown about the relationship between […]

Michael Oren to speak at B’nai Shalom

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren, who currently sits in Knesset, Israel’s governing body, as a member of the Kulanu party and is a deputy minister in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office, will return to West Orange, where he grew up, on Tuesday, Sept. 4. At B’nai […]

B’nai Shalom to host ‘Gift-it-4Ward’ event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In anticipation of Passover, B’nai Shalom in West Orange is pulling out all the stops to help families make sure that young children find the seder and the entire holiday to be both meaningful and fun. Children, parents and grandparents who participate in the synagogue’s first Passover Cooking & Crafting for […]

Gift-it-4Ward family havdalah celebrations at B’nai Shalom

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A new series of Gift-it-4Ward family havdalah celebrations is being launched by B’nai Shalom in West Orange with a Hanukkah Pajama Party on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. “The three havdalah celebrations prior to Hanukkah, Tu B’Shevat and Passover will provide a wonderful opportunity for children, parents and […]