Essex County commissioners celebrate Jewish Heritage Month

Essex County commissioners celebrate Jewish Heritage Month

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Wednesday, May 19, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners held its 2021 Essex County Jewish Heritage Month Celebration via Zoom. The event celebrated the accomplishments of Jewish men and women everywhere, and honored members of Essex County’s Jewish community for their contributions to the county and to society as […]

Dozens of NJ clergy file state Supreme Court brief about harm of racial profiling

TRENTON, NJ — More than five dozen clergy members spanning 15 New Jersey counties filed a brief at the New Jersey Supreme Court, represented by the ACLU-NJ, that urges justices to take bold action to end racial profiling. The brief, filed on behalf of 66 New Jersey ministers, imams, rabbis and other leaders of a […]

TBA Purim Carnival returns March 8

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham, led by Director of Jewish Learning Melissa Weiner, will hold its annual Purim Carnival on Sunday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at the temple, located at 300 E. Northfield Road, Livingston, entrance on East Cedar Street. There will be a special preview […]

TBA Rosh Chodesh group explores contentment vs. coveting

TBA Rosh Chodesh group explores contentment vs. coveting

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Rosh Chodesh group at Temple B’nai Abraham, led by Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz and sponsored by Sisterhood–The Women’s Connection, had a wonderful celebration on Dec. 10, in the middle of the month of Kislev, with guest presenter Rabbi Mary Zamore. Editor of “The Sacred Exchange,” Zamore facilitated a stimulating discussion based […]

Senior Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg installed at TBA

Senior Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg installed at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Before a brimming Ross Sanctuary of more than 500 attendees, Temple B’nai Abraham formally installed its new senior rabbi, David Z. Vaisberg, during Shabbat services on Friday, Sept. 13.  Vaisberg was installed in a moving ceremony led by Rabbi Lawrence A. Englander, founding rabbi of Solel Congregation in Mississauga, Ontario — Vaisberg’s […]

TBA welcomes new emissary from Israel

TBA welcomes new emissary from Israel

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Oz Pingle from Shoham, Israel, will serve as rishon, or emissary, for 2019-2020 at Temple B’nai Abraham, Livingston. This year marks the 17th successful year of the Rishonim program of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ.  The young Israeli emissaries are chosen each year from a large pool of applicants. Prior […]

TBA to install new senior rabbi

TBA to install new senior rabbi

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple B’nai Abraham will celebrate the installation of its new senior rabbi, David Z. Vaisberg, during Shabbat services on Friday, Sept. 13, at 6:30 p.m. Vaisberg will be installed by Rabbi Lawrence A. Englander, founding rabbi of Solel Congregation, Mississauga, Ontario — Vaisberg’s hometown. The temple is located at 300 E. Northfield […]

Explore the JLP at Temple B’nai Abraham

Explore the JLP at Temple B’nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Sunday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon, the Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 East Northfield Road, Livingston, will host the JLP Camp Day and Welcome.  Families are invited to welcome the new year at TBA, as well as the temple’s new rabbi, David Z. Vaisberg. There will […]

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