One may not eat or derive benefit from chometz which was owned by a Jew during Pesach. Here is a partial list of local stores and their status regarding the purchase of chometz.Read More
The Talmud tells us that Rabbi Akiva had 24,000 students who tragically died during the Omer period, because they did not treat each other with sufficient respect. Therefore, for the 33 days from Passover until Lag B'Omer, we observe these signs of mourningRead More
The Daughters of Etz Ahaim is starting an 8-week class on Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00 p.m., beginning on Tuesday, May 2 for women and girls. Led by Chana Bishburg, the class will focus on quilting essentials such as fabric, cutting, piecing assembly, quilting, and finishing a quilt. A small project will be completed as part of the class. Emphasis will be placed on machine piecing and pre-cut fabrics.
A sewing machine and cutting supplies will be available at every class. A list of suggested materials will be provided. Students may purchase their own or share with other students. Class size will be limited to 12 so if you are interested, now is the time to join. A donation of $18 for members and $25 for non-members is suggested for the 8 weeks of classes. Reserve your spot today! RSVP to Gloria Morris at email@example.com.
You can now drop off your garments at several locations for shatnez testingRead More
Nestled within the full-service Jewish community of Highland Park stands the only Sephardic synagogue in Middlesex county, Synagogue of the Sephardic Congregation Etz AhaimRead More
NORPAC’s Mission to Washington is an annual event where we bring close to a thousand citizen activists to Washington, DC, in order to advocate for a stronger U.S.-Israel relationship with Members of Congress.
Join Rabbi Bassous on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. On a single-day trip you will meet with Members of Congress and their staff, and share your concerns with them about aid to Israel, Iranian threats, security cooperation, and more. Help us make a difference once again! Buses leave for Washington from our area at 6:30 AM and return between 9-10 PM .There will be briefings on the bus. All meals will be provided.
Register now at www.norpac.net or call (201) 788-5133
Adults - $175
Students - $125 (must be over 12.Those under 18 must be accompanied by Parent or legal guardian)
contact for more info: Albert Mitzner
By Jewish law, before a community can build a synagogue -- or even open a school, building a mikvah must come first. This is why renovations of the Park Mikvah are so vital to our community.Read More