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Breaking Away

The first Passover haggadah in Ukrainian marks a community’s break with Russia     For Michal Stamova, the challenge of translating Passover’s core text into...

Solving A Family Mystery

New Book Uncovers the Life of Renowned Yiddish Actress     Meryl Frank has always felt a strong connection to the Holocaust, sparked by her...

New All-Digital Hunger Museum

Charting US response to food insecurity through a Jewish lens     An 1888 portrait of Ellen Swallow Richards and her all-female home economics class...

Reach Out and Touch Someone

Synagogues expand communication efforts     As New Jersey emerges from winter and from Covid protocols, growth is an increasingly important priority among Monmouth and...

Girls’ Nights Out

Women gather for monthly get-togethers     When my husband and I first moved to Monmouth County, we were hoping to become friendly with a...

It’s a Date

Netflix’s ‘Jewish Matchmaking’ debuts May 3     A matchmaker who says she has successfully paired 200 Jewish couples is the star of “Jewish Matchmaking,” a...

Hametz is Serious Business

  Mrs. Emmert and the state of Israel     Among the Israeli government’s proposed new legislative measures is a bill having to do with taking...

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JLife Extra NJ July 15, 2024

  Israeli journalist, activist and mother of four  Bruria Efume will share her experiences living under rocket fire in southern Israel on Monday, July 15...

Barbeque Bonanza

Add some kick to your summertime parties Summer is here and what better way to usher in the fun than a backyard barbeque? Making new...

Jlife Extra July 1, 2024

Judith Raanan, who was taken hostage by Hamas and freed in a prisoner exchange, will share her story of captivity and survival during a...

The Art of Vacation

Creating art is a great way to preserve vacation memories Art fosters creativity, encourages expression, and creates lasting memories. It has the remarkable ability to...

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