Daughters of Israel Corner

February 22, 2017

The Elbow Benders are one of the champion bowling teams at Daughters of Israel. The competition grew stiff during National Bowling Month in January.

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Dr. Joshua Schor, Medical Director of Daughters of Israel, led a post-screening conversation on "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End," based on the bestseller by Atul Gawande, MD.  The event, sponsored by Greater MetroWest CARES, took place on Monday evening, January 30, at the ...

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JKHA Middle School Students with Rabbi Yosef Sharbat, had fun with DOI residents on Chanukah making holiday crafts and playing dreidel. 

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Daughters of Israel's 10th Annual Pet Parade took place on Sunday, Dec. 11. Volunteers and their pet pooches came out to bring some pre-holiday cheer to the residents. 

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Louis Piquion, Dietary Aide at Daughters of Israel, was one of the recipients of Leading Age New Jersey’s “Excellence in Care” award. He was presented with the award at a December 7 ceremony at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township. DOI administration, staff and Louis’ family members were among ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel recently spearheaded a fundraising drive for victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Over the course of three weeks, staff members donated clothing, linens and non-perishable items such as canned food and soap. The UPS Store in West Orange partnered with ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, Nov.10, residents at Daughters of Israel enjoyed participating in a “Sip and Paint” program led by artist Sheryl Intrator Urman. The 90-minute class, in which residents sipped champagne and munched on cheese, crackers, and fruit, culminated in impressive watercolor ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Shabbat Project 2016 was a huge success, with close to 100 participants at the Challah Bake, more than 340 participants at Friday night dinner, 50+ at the Shabbat House luncheon and close to 200 at the Havdalah concert. The Shabbat Project, a project of West ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel participated in a training course under the Healthcare Research and Educational Trust of NJ (HRET), a program of the NJ Hospital Association (NJHA) Institute for Quality and Patient Safety, to reduce HAI/CAUTIs (healthcare care associated ...

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The Summer Olympics kicked off at Daughters of Israel on Aug. 5 with a festive opening ceremony. Residents participated in Olympic-related activities including basketball, volleyball, a target toss, trivia, a Brazilian cooking challenge, and more.

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Assif Neisha, LPN at Daughters of Israel, was presented with one of the Healthcare Foundation ofNJ’s (HFNJ) “Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Awards” at a July 18 ceremony, which took place at Crystal Plaza in Livingston.

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Josiah and Loise Nganga, both staff members at Daughters of Israel, reaffirmed their wedding vows at Daughters of Israel on June 24, celebrating 14 years together. Rabbi Zvi Karpel, Chaplain at Daughters, officiated at the elaborate and festive ceremony, which also included a champagne fountain ...

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The 109th Annual Meeting of Daughters of Israel took place on Tuesday evening, June 14, 2016. Chaired by Board Member Carol Sidman, the highlight of the evening was the dedication of the Bollag Welcome Center in memory of her parents, Anita and Marcel Bollag, who were both residents of the Home.

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Spearheaded by the Jewish Historical Society (JHS) of NJ, in conjunction with Daughters of Israel’s Recreation Department, students from West Orange High School conducted oral histories on the lives of 15 residents at Daughters. The year-long project was part of the students’ ninth grade World ...

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The Fern Forman Memorial Golf Tournament in support of Daughters of Israel was a huge success. Attracting more than 200 participants, the tournament was held on May 23, 2016, at Montclair Golf Club. In addition to the Golf Tournament, the event included a Card and Game Party, cocktail reception, ...

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Daughters of Israel residents (L to R) Roslyn Berman and Doris Silver got a headstart on reviewing the Haggadah before the first Passover Seder began on Friday evening, April 29. 

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Daughters of Israel held its annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on April 18, 2016, recognizing close to 100 volunteers who dedicate their time to the Gift Shop, Work Activity Center, Laundry Services, Business Office, Rehab Center, Dietitiansf Office, Shipping and Receiving Department, Thrift ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Visitors of all ages brought Purim cheer to Daughters of Israel residents on March 24. 

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Partnership for Jewish Learning and Life led a pre-Purim fun program called “Bubbies and Babies,” for both residents and young families, on March 8 at Daughters of Israel. 

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The Daughters of Israel Fine Dining program on the Healthcare Foundation of NJ Special Care Unit at Barnhard Pavilion took place on Feb. 2. The event featured waiters clad in formal attire serving up gourmet fare that included Chicken Florentine and Roasted Prime Rib. 

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dr. Joshua Schor, medical director at Daughters of Israel, and Eve Goldberg, director of the Women’s League at Daughters of Israel, were instrumental in helping to insure that those in need this season received warm winter coats. Goldberg, a Livingston resident, said she was ...

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Residents at Daughters of Israel rang in the New Year with a celebration that included champagne, lavish pastries, fun decor, and a live three-piece band.

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Two Daughters of Israel staff members received awards from Leading Age New Jersey at a ceremony on Dec. 9 at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, NJ. Josiah Nganga, RN, day shift nurse supervisor, was presented with the “Professional Advancement Award” and Sharanda Jones, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Seventh grade students from Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy came to spread Chanukah cheer to residents at Daughters of Israel on Dec.9. DOI residents enjoyed playing dreidel and Rummy Q with the students, who also presented them with Chanukah greetings cards made at the JKHA Family ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Daughters of Israel’s ninth annual Pet Parade took place on Sunday, Nov.15. Volunteers and their pet pooches came out to visit residents at Daughters, who enjoyed the visit, including Doris Markowitz.

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PARAMUS, NJ - Daughters of Israel was a proud sponsor of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater NJ Chapter’s 2015 “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” for the ninth consecutive year. Staff members and volunteers came out to support the Daughters of Israel team at the October 25 event, which took place at ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Daughters of Israel residents including Ann Vicari, enjoyed a full-scale Hawaiian Luau on Aug. 22. The event included three hula dancers, Luau-inspired refreshments, and lots of Hawaiian cheer. DOI is a multi-faceted, state-of-the-art, skilled nursing facility offering the most ...

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