The Romani People

The Romani People

National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), West Morris Section, and Morristown Jewish Center–Beit Yisrael (MJCBY) recently co-sponsored a talk, titled “The Romani People: Europe’s Ancient South Asian Transplants,” presented at MJCBY. The talk was...
Wind of the Spirit

Wind of the Spirit

Our Section learned a great deal about the state of immigration at a recent Open Board Meeting, held at a member’s home. The guest speaker was Theresa Markila, standing, second from left, volunteer coordinator of Wind of the Spirit Immigration Resource Center in...
Our Second ‘Back 2 School Store’: A Huge Success

Our Second ‘Back 2 School Store’: A Huge Success

Thanks to your support of the NCJW, West Morris Back 2 School Store, we had another terrific event in August at Morristown Jewish Center–Beit Yisrael (MJCBY). Schoolchildren who live in housing provided by Homeless Solutions, Inc., of Morristown had the opportunity to...
Harvesting Produce for Our Neighbors

Harvesting Produce for Our Neighbors

We harvested a whopping 8,000 pounds (4 tons) of tomatoes at our America’s Grow A Row Harvest Mitzvah Day! Among those participating in doing this mitzvah were Assia Moran; Susan Neigher; Lois, Lee and Sylas (age three) Dornfeld; Ulla Youry; Ilene Dorf Manahan; Alan...