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Jewish American Heritage Month

In his second year in office, President George Washington wrote a letter to the Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island—one of our nation’s first Jewish houses of worship—and reaffirmed ...
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Making a Difference in Long Branch

Making a Difference in Long Branch Residents of Long Branch, Ikey Chera, Richie Dayon, I.L. Horowitz, Sam Haddad, Joey Jerome and others, recently held a very emotional event in ...
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Re-Elect Assemblyman Cymbrowitz

When it comes to political leadership and the ability to pass legislation benefiting a community like ours, seniority and experience are key to getting things done in Albany. There ...
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The Sephardic Social Center in NJ

History in the Making The Jersey Shore community celebrated the opening of the new and expanded Sephardic Social Center. The 600 plus crowd that came to rejoice was a ...
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Exciting Summer Events in New Jersey

ASBURY PARKMovies on the BeachEvery Thursday night beginning July 26th there will be movies on the beach at 3rd Avenue Pavilion. Visit asburyparkchamber.com for a list of movies.
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Anti-Semitism Is Running Rampant

Yet another anti-Semitic incident has taken place in Brooklyn. A 51-year-old Orthodox man was attacked by several teenage boys who yelled anti-Semitic remarks at him and punched him as ...
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The New and Improved Deal Sephardic Social Center

Resilient, growing and always expanding, the Jersey Shore Community is all that and more. In the wake of adversity, opportunity is born. Last summer, when the news of a ...
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Anti-Semitism on Campus

At Brooklyn College, Rutgers and Brandeis University You wouldnt think it would be happening here, at Brooklyn College, but it seems anti-Semitism is everywhere. Brooklyn College faculty members recently ...
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Exhibitions at The Center for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History is one of the greatest public Jewish historical and cultural institutions in the world. Opened to the public in 2000 as the campus to ...
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Jewish Leaders Commit to Reduce Energy Use

The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL) recently announced that a diverse group of community leaders has joined its Jewish Energy Covenant Campaign by signing the Jewish ...
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Mayor Bloomberg Is Making New York Safer

Mayor Bloomberg, along with other NY officials,   recently announced the completion of major milestones in the citys 911 emergency call system overhaul. For the first time in city history, ...
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Abraham Seruya Wins 2nd Place In Family History Month Contest

Congratulations to Abraham I. Seruya! One hundred and seventy-seven essays were submitted to the Monmouth County Genealogy Societys Family History Month contest. The society has been promoting this contest ...
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Hanukah with the Young at Heart

Beit Edmond J. Safra Synagogue, through its volunteers of Safra Florida Bikur Holim, has developed a very special tradition over the past six years: a superb Hanukah party for ...
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Safra Synagogues 10th Anniversary Party

Over 520 international congregants gathered to celebrate the Beit Edmond J. Safra Sephardic Synagogue of Turnberrys 10th Anniversary. Elegance and warmth filled the Turnberry Isle Hotel and Resort Ballroom, ...