TBA Men’s Club to hold annual Texas Hold’em Tournament

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Join Temple B’nai Abraham’s Men’s Club for its annual Texas Hold’em Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. with a catered dinner and then “First Deal” at 7:30 p.m. at the temple, 300 E. Northfield Road, Livingston. Proceeds will benefit TBA Men’s Club. There are a limited number of tables. RSVP […]

TBA donates turkeys and all the trimmings to NESF

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee collected turkeys and all the trimmings to benefit Newark Emergency Services for Families. The TBA Social Action Committee Co-chairwomen are Janet Penn and Ruth Ross. For more than three decades, NESF, a not-for-profit organization, has been serving the Greater Essex County community. NESF is committed […]

TBA Midday Run rides again

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Temple B’nai Abraham Midday Run, the distribution of donated clothing and food to those in need in Newark’s community at St. Rocco’s Church, took place Sunday, Nov. 18. This annual event, sponsored by TBA Teen Tikkun Olam Group, was preceded by a two-month food and clothing drive at the temple. On […]

Club TBA members craft message vases

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Nov. 5 and 6, Club TBA met for the second session in a series of programs based on Jewish values. November’s theme is “Kindness and Compassion.” Members of Club TBA of the Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham created a vase filled with personal messages with their interpretations of kindness […]

Jerusalem Post correspondent to speak at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Sunday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham Congregational Learning will present a lecture on “Best Ever or Destroyed Forever: The U.S.-Israel Relationship in the Era of Netanyahu and Trump” with Gil Hoffman, chief political correspondent at The Jerusalem Post. This event is free and open to the community. The […]

NCJW/Essex presents ‘#MeToo: What’s Next?’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A panel of experts will be featured at an upcoming NCJW/Essex Lunch and Learn addressing “#MeToo: What’s Next?” The panel will discuss the #MeToo movement, which has ignited a revolution, and explore how we got here and how we move forward. The program will take place Wednesday, Nov. 7, from noon to […]

Golems, Liliths and Hamsas, oh my!

LIVINGSTON, NJ — “Myths, Legends and Magic in Judaism,” a class led by Cantor Jessica Epstein at Temple B’nai Abraham, will explore some of the most famous legendary creatures, people and stories in the folk tradition of Judaism. From Biblical amulet bowls to Gan Eden, read and delve deep into mysteries often heard of but […]

‘State of the Garden State’ at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — With possible power shifts in both House and Senate, the nation will be riveted on the Nov. 6 election. And with a Senate seat up, all 12 of the state’s congressional districts, and scores of municipal elections across New Jersey, it is a big election for the Garden State as well. On […]

Environmental Justice explored in TBA sukkah

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Friday, Sept. 28, following Shabbat services, the Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee and The Women’s Connection co-sponsored a Shabbat dinner in the sukkah featuring GreenFaith representatives Sarah Newell and Reverend Ronald Tuff, who spoke on “Environmental Justice.” GreenFaith is an interfaith coalition founded in 1992 to help people of all […]

High Holiday Food Drive a great success at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee held its annual High Holiday Food Drive, between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, which yielded tons of food. The collected items were donated to local social agencies, including Livingston CHOW and the Bobrow Family Kosher Food Pantry at Oheb Shalom in South Orange, where there […]