West Essex YMCA Hosts Second Annual International Holiday Luncheon

January 2, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members and non-members of the West Essex YMCA learned about the individual holidays of many different cultures during the second annual International Holiday Luncheon held at the Y on Friday.

Through the YMCA’s Togetherhood Committee, Millburn High School senior Anshul Nayar and Cheryl Francione, who recently stepped down as the Y’s associate executive ...

Chanukah Celebrations Light Up Lives in West Orange During a Week of Celebrations

WEST ORANGE, NJ  – The Jewish community of West Orange is celebrating Chanukah in a big way this year with events geared toward every age group. Events that have already taken place include the Unite with Light Chanukah Celebration at West Orange Town Hall, and B’nai Shalom’s Gift-it-4Ward Chanukah Pajama Party and Chanukah Party Dinner Party.

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West Orange to Celebrate Festival of Lights with Menorah Lighting on Thursday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The public is invited to join West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi and local dignitaries in a Menorah Lighting Ceremony on the third night of Chanukah at West Orange Town Hall, located at 66 Main Street, at 4 p.m. on Thursday.

Hosted by Chabad of West Orange, this event will also include music, Chanukah Gelt and donuts.

For a free Menorah and Candle set, email Rabbi ...

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B’nai Shalom to Hold Gift-it-4Ward Tu B’Shevat Family Tree Havdalah Celebration

January 15, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – A child-friendly Tu B’Shevat Seder and a holiday sing-a-long will be among the highlights of the Gift-it-4Ward Tu B’Shevat Family Tree Havdalah Celebration at B’nai Shalom in West Orange on Saturday, Jan. 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

“We were thrilled to have over 60 people attend our first Gift-it-4Ward Havdalah celebration on a snowy night ...