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 — […]

GOA to premiere ‘Names, Not Numbers’ documentary

GOA to premiere ‘Names, Not Numbers’ documentary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, June 3, Golda Och Academy will premiere its “Names, Not Numbers” Holocaust documentary film at Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston. “Names, Not Numbers” is an interactive, multimedia Holocaust project created by educator Tova Fish-Rosenberg that enables students to work with professional journalists, filmmakers and Holocaust scholars to prepare them […]

Holocaust assembly at RMS features story of Anne Frank

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Holocaust assembly at Roosevelt Middle School on April 18 featured a special performance highlighting the life and death of Anne Frank. Presented by the award-winning educational acting company “Living Voices,” “Through the Eyes of a Friend” provided a young teen’s vantage point of the Nazi occupation of Holland and […]

Towns remember horrors of Holocaust

Towns remember horrors of Holocaust

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of South Orange and Maplewood residents came together on Sunday, April 15, to remember the victims of the Holocaust and to pledge that such an atrocity will not happen again on their watch. The Holocaust is the name given to the mass murder of Jews, homosexuals, disabled people, Romani and […]

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