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  1. Vigil in memory of murdered S.S. St. Louis passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Congregants from three synagogues and three churches joined members of some 20 other American communities for a June 6 candlelight vigil to honor the 254 passengers of the S.S. St. Louis who were killed in the Holocaust. The United States turned the ship away from its shores 78 years ago.

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  2. Rabbis: Frelinghuysen letter contrary to Jewish valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Local rabbis are calling the actions of United States Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen antithetical to Jewish values and democratic ideals. Reports surfaced on May 15 that Rep. Frelinghuysen, who chairs the powerful House Appropriations Committee, sent a fundraising letter to a board member of a local bank, noting that an employee, Saily Avelenda of West Caldwell, was among the "ringleaders" of a fight against him by NJ 11th for Change, a grassroots organization formed in November.

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  3. Bringing the Holocaust home - literallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | New Jersey Jewish News

    A day after more than 2,000 people packed the soaring Romanesque sanctuary of Temple Emanu-El on Fifth Avenue in New York City for the organized Jewish community's official Yom HaShoah ceremony, across town 25 Israeli-Americans crowded into the living room of Dan Adler's Upper West Side apartment for a Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration of another kind. At Temple Emanu-El on Sunday, April 23, U.S. senators, Israeli diplomats, and other dignitaries gave speeches invoking the Six Million and the dangers of present-day anti-Semitism interspersed with Holocaust survivors, accompanied by their children and grandchildren, lighting memorial candles on the ornate bima.

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  4. When politics came to synagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Her increasing discomfort as a Trump supporter in a liberal environment was one of several factors that went into her family's decision. "It was annoying that there was not another voice," said Cohen, who asked that her real name not be used to protect her family's privacy.

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  5. Arad's desert landscape inspires local artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | New Jersey Jewish News

    She then found her style suddenly shifting in unexpected ways, she told NJJN , from the colors to the layers of paint she was using. Experimental sculptor Ellen Hanauer of Livingston sought out entirely new palettes to reflect the colors of the desert landscape in her scrumbling, a free-form version of crocheting and knitting that she has recently begun doing.

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  6. Eclectic musician to perform in CaldwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Avram Pengas and The Noga Group will offer a concert of Israeli hits, Arabic melodies, Persian and Turkish rhythms, Armenian dances, and traditional Yiddish songs on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m. at Congregation Agudath Israel in Caldwell. Dancing will be encouraged.

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  7. Losing their appeal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    On our walk home from services on the night of Yom Kippur, she breaks into a passionate and completely unsolicited 10-minute diatribe against the practice of Kol Nidrei appeals. My job is to listen silently and keep my eye rolls to a minimum.

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  8. JFS of MetroWest launches Wise Aging initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE of MetroWest has been awarded a grant by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey to administer the Wise Aging initiative. The aim of the program, which is a partnership of 12 local synagogues plus JCC MetroWest, is to use Jewish and secular texts to help adults in their 60s and 70s discover their intellectual and spiritual potentials and for seniors to view aging as a time of wisdom and self-realization.

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  9. One Man seeks answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    He says it proved more satisfying than anything he had done before. The book, The One Man , was inspired by Gross's father-in-law, Nate Zorman, a Holocaust survivor whose parents were killed by the Nazis.

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  10. Ex-con to cast positive light on - Jewish mob'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    As an adult, Sugerman followed his father into the world of illegal gambling and wound up serving 19 months at the Federal Correctional Complex in Allenwood, Pa., after being convicted on gambling charges. But he sees the Jewish mobsters who once dominated Newark and other American cities as heroes, not villains - especially in their fight against anti-Semitism and for the birth of Israel.

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  11. (Pre)school (full) days: no longer a luxuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Because they both work traditional full-time hours, however, they were dubious that a synagogue preschool - even one with "extended hours" - would meet their needs. Jacqueline said that once they walked into the Agudath Israel preschool, "it was very clear it was the perfect environment.

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