Laughter abounds at annual JFS of MetroWest gala

Laughter abounds at annual JFS of MetroWest gala

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest held its annual “An Evening of Laughter” gala on June 6 at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael in Springfield. JFS honored Fred Cohen, Seth Cohen and Erica Cohen Rechtweg for their dedication and support for JFS MetroWest and for the Greater MetroWest community. The evening also highlighted JFS […]

Golda Och premieres ‘Names, Not Numbers’ Holocaust documentary

Golda Och premieres ‘Names, Not Numbers’ Holocaust documentary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, May 28, more than 350 people attended the film premiere of Golda Och Academy’s “Names, Not Numbers” Holocaust documentary film project held at Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston. The event was the culmination of the year-long, intergenerational project, created by educator Tova Fish-Rosenberg, in which students in grades 10 […]

Holocaust survivor visits Roosevelt Middle School

Holocaust survivor visits Roosevelt Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Holocaust survivor and West Orange resident Fran Malkin visited Roosevelt Middle School on May 22 to share her memories of a dark time in history, along with an excerpt from the documentary chronicling her experiences, “No. 4 Street of Our Lady.” “Once you’ve experienced Fran’s story you will never forget — […]

CBI events in June

CBI events in June

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, June 6, CBI will screen the film, “An Unknown […]

26th annual Evening of Roses embraces ‘Generation’ theme

26th annual Evening of Roses embraces ‘Generation’ theme

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, June 4, the Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies will honor David M. Bossman and Deborah Lerner Duane at the 26th annual Evening of Roses fundraiser. Bossman, currently serving as executive director of the fund and professor of Jewish-Christian studies, will retire June 30. He will […]

GOA to premiere ‘Names, Not Numbers’ Holocaust docufilm

GOA to premiere ‘Names, Not Numbers’ Holocaust docufilm

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, May 28, Golda Och Academy will premiere its “Names, Not Numbers” Holocaust documentary film at Temple Beth Shalom, 193 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave. in Livingston. The film screening is open to the entire community. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the program starting promptly at 7:30. There is no […]

Annual Holocaust service moves 2 towns

CHS teachers receive Thering Award for education contributions

Annual Holocaust service moves 2 towns

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange and Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Committee sponsored the 42nd annual remembrance service at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in South Orange on Sunday, May 5, co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ Holocaust Council. The event was co-hosted by the First Presbyterian and Trinity […]

An Evening of Laughter is back

An Evening of Laughter is back

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual An Evening of Laughter on Thursday, June 6, at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive in Springfield. The program will benefit Jewish Family Service of MetroWest’s programs and services. This year, JFS is honoring its Holocaust Services, Fred Cohen, […]

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 […]

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