DOI golf tournament draws more than 200 people

DOI golf tournament draws more than 200 people

SUMMIT, NJ — The Fern Forman Memorial Golf Tournament in support of Daughters of Israel was a huge success, attracting more than 200 participants on June 3 at Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit. In addition to the golf tournament, the event included a card and game party, tennis round robin, cocktail reception, and awards […]

DOI installs new board members, officers

DOI installs new board members, officers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 112th annual meeting of Daughters of Israel took place June 5 at the facility. The evening included an installation of officers and governors, and cocktail reception. From left are Susan Grosser, DOI executive vice president and executive director; David Silverstein, current DOI president; and incoming board members Marty Young and […]

WOHS freshmen take oral histories of local seniors

WOHS freshmen take oral histories of local seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Spearheaded by the Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey, in conjunction with Daughters of Israel, students from West Orange High School conducted oral histories on the lives of residents at Daughters. The year-long project was part of the students’ ninth-grade world history honors class taught by Doug Drabik. A final culminating […]

DOI celebrates National Skilled Nursing Care Week

DOI celebrates National Skilled Nursing Care Week

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel brought staff throughout all disciplines, from housekeeping and dietary, to nursing and social services, to celebrate “National Skilled Nursing Care Week” together with the home’s nearly 300 residents. Created by the American Health Care Association, Daughters of Israel joined other skilled nursing care facilities throughout the United States […]

Mother’s Day in style at DOI

Mother’s Day in style at DOI

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Chamber players from the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performed in a special celebration at Daughters of Israel on Mother’s Day. The performance was followed by a Viennese dessert table. Pictured are, from left, Daughters of Israel Director of Development Susan Solomon; NJSO Chamber oboist Robert Ingliss and bassoonist Mark Timmerman; and […]

Promotion proper nutrition at Daughters of Israel

Promotion proper nutrition at Daughters of Israel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — March was National Nutrition Month and Daughters of Israel celebrated in many ways, including a healthy cooking demo prepared by the home’s registered dietitians. Residents were able to sample quinoa salad with apple, feta and cranberries, and kale chips.   Photos Courtesy of Renee Glick

DOI knows when to hold ’em, when to fold ’em

DOI knows when to hold ’em, when to fold ’em

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel’s Casino Night & Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament took place March 7 at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston. Co-chaired by David Silverstein and Gary Wayne, all proceeds from the fun evening went to Daughters of Israel. Photos Courtesy of Bev Weiss and Renee Glick

DOI residents celebrate Frank Sinatra

DOI residents celebrate Frank Sinatra

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel residents, staff and volunteers showcased their vocal and dancing talent on “Frank Sinatra Day” at the facility. The production, expertly organized by resident Sandye Garrison, a former Hollywood producer and casting agent, took place Feb. 14. Photos Courtesy of Renee Glick

Matute-Brown visits Daughters of Israel

Matute-Brown visits Daughters of Israel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Councilwoman Cindy Matute-Brown, right, visited and toured Daughters of Israel on Jan. 24. Pictured with Matute-Brown is Susan Grosser, executive director of Daughters of Israel.

DOI residents engage with area toddlers

DOI residents engage with area toddlers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents at Daughters of Israel enjoyed a special interactive music and art program with toddlers on Jan. 9. Organized by two volunteers, Rachel Marcus and Emily Fox, who bring their toddlers to visit the residents on a weekly basis, the event brought lots of smiles and laughter to the residents.

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