Golda Och celebrates golden anniversary

Jewish day school with two West Orange campuses applauds 50-year commitment to education

Golda Och celebrates golden anniversary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Well-wishers in the Jewish community can often be heard saying, “May you go from strength to strength.” That is certainly what Jewish day school Golda Och Academy has been doing as it continues to grow and educate. The school in West Orange celebrated its 50th anniversary June 9 at Congregation Beth […]

Golda Och to celebrate golden anniversary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, June 9, Golda Och Academy will celebrate its 50th anniversary at a special birthday celebration at the Golda and Michael Och Campus of Congregation Beth El in South Orange. Golda Och Academy, formerly Solomon Schechter Day School of Essex and Union, opened in 1965 with 18 kindergarten and first-grade […]

18 local young men and women honored for bringing Jewish learning to life

WHIPPANY, NJ — The Partnership for Jewish Learning and Life recently announced the first cohort of “18 Under 18 Who Bring Jewish Learning to Life.” The contest was open to all middle and high school students in Greater MetroWest New Jersey and challenged them to write an essay demonstrating meaningful connections between their activities, passions […]

New Golda Och Academy girls’ lacrosse team having fun this season

  By Matt Nadel Correspondent WEST ORANGE – The four major professional sports in the United States are football, baseball, basketball and hockey, but there is one sport that is particularly on the rise. Ever since fans began desiring more fast-paced play from their favorite sports, lacrosse has become very popular in American high schools. […]

Israeli soldiers visit South Orange, put human face on IDF

Israeli soldiers visit South Orange, put human face on IDF

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Awareness and understanding were the focal points of the day as the StandWithUs Israeli Soldiers’ Stories tour, which highlights the challenges faced by and misconceptions about the Israeli Defense Force, was brought to the South Orange community in a program hosted April 10 by Oheb Shalom Congregation. The Israeli Soldiers’ Stories […]

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