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Tue, August 14, 8:00 PM

Union County Torah Center-Chabad, Fanwood

The Best of Jewish Comedy 

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On Tuesday, August 14, at 8:00 PM The Union County Torah Center will be presenting “The Best of Jewish Comedy with Charlie Bernhaut!” to take place at the center, 111 Laurel Place, Westfield. For over 35 years, Charlie has been presenting recordings/clips of the best of Jewish humor – ranging from Freddie Roman, Myron Cohen, Mikey Katz, Mal Z. Lawrence, Alan Sherman, Betty ...

38 South Martine Ave. Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Tue, August 14, 8:00 PM

Union County Torah Center-Chabad, Westfield

The Best of Jewish Comedy

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/14/2018 8:00pm 08/14/2018 9:00pm America/New_York The Best of Jewish Comedy

On Tuesday, August 14, at 8:00 p.m., The Union County Torah Center will be presenting “The Best of Jewish Comedy with Charlie Bernhaut!” to take place at the center, 111 Laurel Place, Westfield.

For over 35 years Charlie has been presenting recordings/clips of the best of Jewish humor – ranging from Freddie Roman, Myron Cohen, Mikey Katz, Mal Z. Lawrence, Alan Sherman, ...

111 Laurel Place Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, August 15, 5:00 PM

Union County Torah Center-Chabad, Westfield

Jewish Stories & Crafts Hour

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Add to My Calendar 08/15/2018 5:00pm 08/15/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Jewish Stories & Crafts Hour

The Union County Torah Center will present a Jewish Story & Crafts Hour on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 5:00 p.m. at 111 Laurel Place Westfield. Children will listen to a story, learn about good character traits, and do related arts & crafts project. There is no fee for this program. Reservations are preferred but not required. For more information or to RSVP, call (908) 789-5252, email ...

111 Laurel Place Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, August 15, 6:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Youth Chess Club at Scotch Plains Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/15/2018 6:00pm 08/15/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Youth Chess Club at Scotch Plains Public Library

On Wednesday, August 15​ from 6:00-7:30 p.m., Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders ages 10-16 (OR active members of the U.S. Chess Federation) are invited to participate in the library’s very popular chess club led by instructor Errol Singh.

Pre-registration is required for the chess club and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders. To register, go to ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains , NJ 07076
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Mon, August 20, 3:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Cookie Wars at Scotch Plains Public Library

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Add to My Calendar 08/20/2018 3:00pm 08/20/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Cookie Wars at Scotch Plains Public Library

The Scotch Plains Public Library is the place to be on Monday afternoons in August!

On Monday, August 20 at 3:00 p.m., the library will be hosting its own version of “Cupcake Wars” with cookies. Each player will receive a cookie and a theme, and the person to best decorate their cookie to the theme will win. Registration is required and will begin on Monday, August 13 at 11:00am.

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Two Kilos of Heroin Seized from Drug Trafficking Suspect on Route 22

August 7, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Two kilograms of heroin were seized from an Indianapolis man traveling through Union County last week on Route 22 in Union, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.

Noel Ramiro Hernandez is charged with first-degree possession of heroin with the intent to distribute and third-degree heroin possession.

Members of the Prosecutor’s ...

Learning to Trust Again

Learning to trust again after trust has been broken takes time, healing and work.  Trust can be broken in many ways including being cheated on, betrayed, lied to, left out, or a break-up.

When someone breaks our trust, we no longer trust anyone.  This leads to isolation, loss, depression and unhealthy patterns in relationships.  On the other hand, others will find that someone ...

Me, You and Us

Who is more important, the Jew or the Jewish people? Is it Reb Yisroel or am Yisroel?

In last week's parshah we read the first chapter of the Shema. This week, we read the second. Yet there are so many similarities between the two. In fact, certain sentences are virtually identical. Why would the Torah, normally so cryptic, be so repetitious?

If one ...

Taking A Stand For Quality Healthcare Coverage

August 7, 2018

Dear Editor:

Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage.

Under Governor Phil Murphy’s leadership, New Jersey is fighting back against President Trump’s ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Interns Learn About Sustainability, Energy

August 11, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- Lara Jasti of Colonia and Dazlyn Erachshaw of Iselin, rising seniors at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, explored interests in the fields of sustainability, energy and facilities management during a paid summer internship program at their school. 

Areas covered in the internship included gaining familiarity with services The Stonehouse Group has provided, identifying ...