Simchat Torah Celebration at Union County Torah Center — Chabad

This is the most joyous of holidays as we celebrate the completion of the year-round reading of the Torah, through song and dance. Enjoy a light buffet of salads and cakes. https://torahcenter.org/programs-offerings/simchat-torah-celebration/

Contact Information
  1. Rabbi Levi Block
  2. 908-789-5252
  3. rabbiblock@torahcenter.org
Mon, October 21
7:00 pm — 10:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/21/2019 7:00pm 10/21/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Simchat Torah Celebration at Union County Torah Center — Chabad

This is the most joyous of holidays as we celebrate the completion of the year-round reading of the Torah, through song and dance. Enjoy a light buffet of salads and cakes. https://torahcenter.org/programs-offerings/simchat-torah-celebration/

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Union County Torah Center-Chabad

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westfield, NJ 07091

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Multi-Vehicle Crash on Garden State Parkway Snarls Tuesday Morning Traffic

November 19, 2019

CLARK, NJ — Two people were transported to area hospitals Tuesday morning after a multi-vehicle crash on the Garden State Parkway, according to authorities.

The Clark Fire Department was on the scene just before 10 a.m. According to Fire Chief Frank Cerasa, the crash involving three cars was on the northbound side of the Garden State Parkway just prior to the Clark ...

Letter: More Work to do on School Safety in Westfield

November 14, 2019

Thank you to everyone who supported me in my bid for school board. I’d like to Congratulate, Amy Root, Brendan Galligan, and Michael Beilen on their re-election. Though we may not have won, we certainly turned up the volume on the issue of school safety which is more complex an issue then it has ever been before.

One thing that should be done immediately is to treat all levels of ...

Morristown Medical Center Expands Cardiac Programs with International Expert

November 20, 2019

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, recognized nationally for its cardiac program, has expanded its Sports Cardiology and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) programs with the addition of Matthew Martinez, MD, FACC.

Dr. Martinez, medical director of Sports Cardiology at Atlantic Health System and co-director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program, will ...

5 Things You Might Be Surprised to Learn About Insurance

How confident are you about the insurance strategies you have in place to protect against an unexpected turn in your life? Do you feel like you have a clear handle on how to manage your insurance needs effectively?

Before you answer, here are five aspects of insurance coverage from Arias & Partners Wealth Advisors that may surprise you:

1. Even a stay-at-home spouse may need life ...

Upgrading Your Ride

Thanks to an historic investment from the Murphy administration, NJ TRANSIT is modernizing our fleet with new buses, new rail cars, and new locomotives for a better customer experience.

 

The above video showcases some of the new equipment on order. This includes 182 new cruiser buses with seatbelts on every seat, making the ride safer for you and your family; 85 new articulated ...

Home Based Business and Virtual Office Space

CLARK, NJ - In our current age of technology, even the office is going digital. The virtual office is providing a desirable alternative for work-at-home superstars because it offers an ideal balance of both worlds.

Many people who choose to work at home do so because of time- and cost-saving advantages, but it’s not without its sacrifices. As a tradeoff, entrepreneurs and freelancers who ...

Can They Come After You for Old Debt?

Do you have medical debt, credit card debt or unpaid student loans that go back several years? How long can they try and collect these debts from you?

It depends on the situation and your payment activity. Here’s an overview of the timelines for debt collection and what to do if you’re contacted about an old debt.

Keep in mind that the action that you take ...

24 Homes Sold Nov. 10 - Nov. 17 in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Cranford, Mountainside & Garwood

Twenty-four homes sold Nov. 10 through Nov. 17, 2019, in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Mountainside Garwood and Cranford:*

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Staying Active When the Temperature Drops

When the seasons change and it becomes too cold to spend time outdoors for more than a few minutes, many people reduce their activity levels and hibernate for the winter. How many of us have woken up on a cold winter morning and decided we’d rather spend an extra hour in bed than getting up to exercise? Inactivity in the colder months can lead to a higher risk of complete aerobic ...

On the Other Side of the Border

November 7, 2019

The children kept hugging us. They just wanted hugs. They wanted to be seen, to be loved, to feel safe. It’s odd — we teach our children to not talk to strangers, and yet when we entered the Shelter de Leona Vicario they ran to us, grabbed our hands and wanted to play. My Spanish is limited and their English was non-existent, but they kept telling us their names ...

Meet Claas Ehlers: Three Questions with the Newest Member of the Overlook Medical Center Community Advisory Board

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers has been appointed to the Community Advisory Board of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, one of the region’s premier providers of health care and home to some of the state’s top physicians.

The board provides a way for the community to help guide Overlook’s development and support its efforts to provide exceptional care.

Losing a Pet Hurts So Much

Animals provide companionship, acceptance, emotional support and unconditional love. If you understand this connection between human and animal, then you understand that coping with loss and grief of a pet is no different than when a person you love dies. It’s natural for family and friends to express sorrow for your loss for a human, unfortunately, many people do not understand ...

The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Westfield 7th Graders Enjoy Space Simulations and other STEM Learning

Simulating a free fall through space, programming a robot to dance, and learning the computer programming language of JAVA were among the highlights of a recent STEM field trip to Alabama and Tennessee taken by a group of students and staff from Edison Intermediate School.

The Oct. 10 – 14 field trip of 63 students and 9 staff included a visit to the Adventure Science Center in ...

Alternative Energy

Demand for energy is only expected to increase over time, and although energy stocks have long provided a stable return for investors, the sector is changing and will likely be going through transition for the foreseeable future.  Due to concerns about meeting steadily increasing demand, as well as the negative impact fossil fuel companies have on the environment, the renewable energy sector ...

Mussels 'As Big as Dinner Plates' Removed From Former Hunterdon Farm

November 14, 2019

FRANKLIN TWP., NJ — Years ago, tiny “hitchhikers” went unnoticed in a tank of live carp shipped from China to a fish farm here.

The hitchhikers were the larvae of Chinese pond mussels (Sinanodonta woodiana). These highly invasive mussels have spread across Europe, but had not been documented in the U.S. until a discovery at the Huey farm on Joe Ent Road here in ...

Obituaries

Feb 19, 1934 - Oct 28, 2019
George Bruce McFadden died peacefully at home on October 28, 2019 surrounded by his family. He ...
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