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 […]

Discuss environmental justice in the TBA sukkah

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Friday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m., following Shabbat services at 6:30 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham, the Social Action Committee and Sisterhood’s The Women’s Connection will co-sponsor a Shabbat dinner in the sukkah outside the temple, 300 East Northfield Road in Livingston. GreenFaith representative Sarah Newell will speak on “Environmental Justice. ” […]

TBA Book Group with the rabbi

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Twenty years ago, a group of Temple B’nai Abraham members, led by Rabbi Clifford Kulwin, began reading together. Since then, the members of the TBA Book Group have read more than 250 books together, and continue to read and discuss with enthusiasm and enjoyment. This group is open to the community, so […]

Sukkot activities at Temple B’nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Come and celebrate Sukkot at Temple B’nai Abraham on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon with Sukkahfest, hosted by the Temple B’nai Abraham Jewish Learning Program; enjoy a taste of the Adirondacks, one of Rabbi Clifford Kulwin’s favorite places, right at temple, 300 East Northfield Road, Livingston. Come lounge by […]