Adler Aphasia Center receives Grotta Fund award

Adler Aphasia Center receives Grotta Fund award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Grotta Fund for Senior Care of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ recently announced a $15,000 grant to The Adler Aphasia Center as the recipient of its first Impact and Sustainability Award. Through this grant, Grotta acknowledged and honored the excellence and impact of the Adler Aphasia Center, […]

JCHC to hold free Hanukkah concert with Kol Dodi at JCC

JCHC to hold free Hanukkah concert with Kol Dodi at JCC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey will hold a free Hanukkah concert featuring Kol Dodi, the community chorale of Greater MetroWest NJ, on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. at the JCC MetroWest Theater, 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The free one-hour concert, open to the public, […]

West Orange is epicenter of county traffic delays

Township and school district staff members go above and beyond

West Orange is epicenter of county traffic delays

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The snowstorm on Thursday, Nov. 15, proved a lot more intense than had been anticipated. As a result, it caused havoc in northern New Jersey, as resources were overtaxed, commuters were trapped inside their cars for hours, and students were stranded at school or inside school buses. Essex County saw 6 […]

Snowstorm wallops SO and Maplewood

Northern NJ grinds to a halt Nov. 15 as snow comes down

Snowstorm wallops SO and Maplewood

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The snowstorm on Thursday, Nov. 15, proved a lot more intense than had been anticipated. As a result, it caused havoc in northern New Jersey, as resources were overtaxed, commuters were trapped inside their cars for hours, and students were stranded at school or inside school buses. Essex County […]

Federation hosts series of conversations about Israel

Federation hosts series of conversations about Israel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Global Connections and the Community Relations Committee of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ are co-hosting a series of community conversations to encourage civil discourse on the issues that unite and divide Jews in Israel and the United States. The series, “Building a Heart with Many Rooms,” is designed to create […]

JSDD celebrate opening of ‘Doorways to Infinite Possibility’

JSDD celebrate opening of ‘Doorways to Infinite Possibility’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled of MetroWest, a not-for-profit social service provider based in West Orange, hosted a fundraising gala and art exhibit opening, “Doorways to Infinite Possibility.” At this special event, Livingston Deputy Mayor Alfred Anthony was honored for his contributions on behalf of […]

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — One thing members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange prize is connection — to their synagogue and through the many ways in which TSTI brings its members together. One example is PrimeConnection, a group for adults in their prime of life that provides monthly opportunities to connect with peers at […]

5th annual West Orange Shabbat Project is huge success

5th annual West Orange Shabbat Project is huge success

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual West Orange Shabbat Project, which commenced Thursday, Oct. 25, was part of the worldwide Shabbat Project, which took place in 1,416 cities in 97 countries throughout the world, uniting together Jews from all backgrounds and traditions. Featured this year was world-renowned speaker Rabbi YY Jacobson, founder of TheYeshiva.net, who […]

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