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International Shabbat Project Comes to West Orange


WEST ORANGE, NJ - The International Shabbat Project is one of the most ambitious Jewish identity initiatives ever undertaken. The Project is a unique, international grassroots Jewish identity movement that unites all Jews to keep one Shabbat together. Hundreds of partners from across the world are helping to coordinate, the International Shabbos Project, taking place in October at locations in West Orange and Livingston.

The events are being presented by West Orange Encounters and the West Orange Jewish Community.

On Thursday, October 23 a Mother/Daughter Challah Baking event will be held at The Friendship Circle, 10 Microlab Road, Livingston, at 7:00 pm. The event is free.

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On Friday, October 24 Congregation AABJ&D, located at 700 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, will hold a Candle Lighting and Shabbat Evening Prayers at 5:45 pm, followed by a dinner at 6:45 pm. The dinner is free for guests.

On Saturday, October 25, Shabbat lunches will be held at Host Family homes for those not affiliated with a synagogue. The cost is free.

On Saturday, October 25, Congregation B'nai Shalom, located at 300 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, will host a Family Havdalah Ceremony and Concert beginning at 7:45 pm. The event is free.

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$100 OFF per Week for Summer Camp Now!

July 12, 2018

Guerrero Marital Arts is now offering an 8-week summer camp for summer 2018!

Pick which weeks you want!

Camp Weeks are:

July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27

Includes the following:

Fun (through Sports, Play and Games)
Field Trips (may cost extra)
Life Lessons
Reading Time
Martial Arts
A great place to ...

20% Off Purchases at Livingston Pharmacy

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston Pharmacy & Surgical Supplies is offering 20 percent off your entire entire purchase, EXCLUDING prescription co-pays, if you just mention TAPinto Livingston OR display a TAPinto Livingston logo or display the website on your phone or device.

Livingston Pharmacy & Surgical Supplies, located at 91 E. Mount Pleasant Ave. has established itself as a retail ...

Upcoming Events


Mon, July 16, 1:00 PM

Whole Foods Market - West Orange, West Orange

West Orange Emergency Blood Drive - 1st 30 donors ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness


Tue, July 17, 5:00 PM

Caldwell University Alumni Theater, Caldwell

Public Invited to Essex County Opioid Use ...

Health & Wellness

Tue, July 17, 7:00 PM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

Organically Yours: a wellness experience with ...

Newark Lures Amazon With $1 Billion Payroll Tax Incentive

July 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters in Newark, according to one of two ordinances approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other locations vying for Amazon’s so-called HQ2.

“The City Council has brought Newark a ...

Public Invited to Essex County Opioid Use Prevention Task Force Meeting

July 15, 2018

CALDWELL, NJ — All Essex County residents, mayors and councils, law enforcement members, school officials, clergy members, civic organizations and more are invited to join in the next Essex County Opioid Use Prevention Task Force meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to discuss how the Essex County communities can join work together to eradicate this epidemic.

The meeting will be held at the ...

Extra Time

It was close to 70 minutes into the match and I had to go to the bathroom.  Badly.

As fans watching the World Cup know too well, bathroom breaks are a serious dilemma, especially for those who don’t have a TV in the loo.  This biological necessity is exasperated by beer, which during World Cup matches also fuels a strong propensity to throw chairs and instigate riots.

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