CBI events this May

CBI events this May

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel, located at 160 Millburn Ave. in Millburn, will host the following “Lunch & Learn” events for adult education. Lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. and the program begins at 1 p.m. Programs are open to everyone; admission is charged. On Thursday, May 2, hear Hirschhorn speaker Bob Messing discuss “The […]

CHS art teachers to receive Thering Award

CHS art teachers to receive Thering Award

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The 42nd annual South Orange/Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Service will be Sunday, May 5, at Our Lady Of Sorrows Church, 217 Prospect Ave. in South Orange. The Sister Rose Thering Award will be presented to CHS language arts teachers Janet Bustrin and Suzanne Ryan for developing the school’s Holocaust […]

Interfaith Holocaust education program for high schoolers

Interfaith Holocaust education program for high schoolers

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, in partnership with South Orange’s Oheb Shalom Congregation, will be hosting an interfaith Holocaust remembrance event for high school students on Sunday, March 31, at 3 p.m. at Oheb Shalom, 170 Scotland Road in South Orange. The program will include the screening of The Jewish […]

WO woman sponsors trip to Romania in honor of her father, a Holocaust survivor

WO woman sponsors trip to Romania in honor of her father, a Holocaust survivor

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the passion of West Orange resident Dorit Tabak, the Tarbut Sighet Foundation will hold an “All Generation Gathering” to commemorate the 75 years since the Jewish deportation from Maramures-Sighet to Auschwitz. Tarbut is organizing a May trip, sponsored by Tabak, to Romania, specifically the town of Sighet, the hometown […]

JFS recognizes important of Holocaust remembrance during Hanukkah

JFS recognizes important of Holocaust remembrance during Hanukkah

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ is partnering with The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, also known as the Claims Conference, to honor Holocaust survivors with a candle-lighting ceremony on the third night of Hanukkah. This event, representing the second International Holocaust Survivors Night, will also be taking place […]

Eighth annual Wilf Lecture to be Nov. 4

Eighth annual Wilf Lecture to be Nov. 4

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — What will happen to the stories of Holocaust survivors and liberators once they are no longer among us? How will the lessons of the Holocaust live on from one generation to the next? The Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies will seek to address these critical questions on […]

Sister Rose Thering Fund appoints new chairwoman

Sister Rose Thering Fund appoints new chairwoman

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The torch has officially been passed. Melinda Hanlon, president of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest and a resident of Watchung, has become the new chairwoman of the board of trustees for Seton Hall University’s Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies, as of July 1. Formerly […]

Chabad to show Holocaust documentary on Tisha B’Av

Chabad to show Holocaust documentary on Tisha B’Av

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, July 22, at 5 p.m., Chabad of West Orange will commemorate Tisha B’Av with the presentation of documentary film “No. 4 Street of Our Lady.” The documentary depicts the remarkable story of a polish Catholic woman who rescued 16 of her Jewish neighbors during the Holocaust. For close to […]

Seton Hall celebrates leadership service and interreligious harmony

Seton Hall celebrates leadership service and interreligious harmony

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Sister Rose Thering was a tough act to follow; she was a deeply passionate upstander who devoted her life to the fight against anti-Semitism within the Catholic Church. Honoring Thering’s memory and those who follow in her footsteps, inspirational presenters and performers — representing the Jewish, Catholic and Baptist communities — […]

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