eKesher Community Calendar – List of Events for 2018

This page contains a list of all scheduled events for 2018 that involve or affect part or all of the Elizabeth-Hillside-Union Jewish community.

To avoid scheduling conflicts, please check this page before scheduling an event.

To add your event to the eKesher calendar, please call Mavis Rosenstein at 908-353-2498 (home) or 908-358-4262 (cell).

Click here for a calendar-style (grid) presentation of all scheduled events.


  • Sat 6/23 - Chukat
  • Mon 6/25 - 8:30pm Mincha & Maariv followed by a Farbrengen for Men in honor of Yud-Bes - Yud-Gimmel Tammuz [BA]
  • Tue 6/26 - Camp Begins for 8 weeks [Y]
  • Sat 6/30 - Balak

  • Sun 7/1 - 9:45am JEC Elmora Avenue Shul Volunteer Drive. JEC Reibel Bais Medrash
  • Sun 7/1 - Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tamuz observed
  • Sun 7/1 - Y Closed
  • Wed 7/4 - Indepenence Day
  • Wed 7/4 - Y Closed
  • Sat 7/7 - Barmitzvah Moshe Safrin
  • Sat 7/7 - Pinchas
  • Mon 7/9 - 9:30am JEC's Annual Golf Outing at Shackamaxon Country Club, Scotch Plains ($) RSVP 908 355-4850
  • Fri 7/13 - Rosh Chodesh Av
  • Sat 7/14 - Matot - Masei
  • Mon 7/16 - 8pm AI Sisterhood pre-Tisha B'Av speaker Mrs. Yael Kaisman [AI]
  • Sat 7/21 - Devarim
  • Sat 7/21 - Erev Tisha B'Av
  • Sat 7/21 - Shabbat Chazon
  • Sun 7/22 - Rosh Chodesh AvTisha B'Av observed
  • Sun 7/22 - Y Closed
  • Sat 7/28 - Shabbat Nachamu
  • Sat 7/28 - Vaetchanan

  • Sat 8/4 - Eikev
  • Sat 8/11 - Re'eh
  • Sat 8/11 - Rosh Chodesh Elul
  • Sun 8/12 - Rosh Chodesh Elul
  • Fri 8/17 - Y Camp Ends
  • Sat 8/18 - Shoftim
  • Mon 8/20 - Y Mini Camp through Aug 30 (or 31?)
  • Sat 8/25 - Ki Teitzei

  • Sat 9/1 - Ki Tavo
  • Sat 9/1 - Slichot tonight
  • Sat 9/8 - Nitzavim
  • Sun 9/9 - Erev Rosh Hashanah
  • Mon 9/10 - Rosh Hashanah 5779
  • Tue 9/11 - Rosh Hashanah II
  • Wed 9/12 - Tzom Gedalya
  • Sat 9/15 - Shabbat Shuva
  • Sat 9/15 - Vayeilech
  • Tue 9/18 - Erev Yom Kippur
  • Wed 9/19 - Yizkor
  • Wed 9/19 - Yom Kippur
  • Sat 9/22 - Ha'azinu
  • Sun 9/23 - Erev Sukkot
  • Mon 9/24 - Sukkot I
  • Tue 9/25 - Sukkot II
  • Wed 9/26 - Sukkot Chol Hamoed
  • Thu 9/27 - Sukkot Chol Hamoed
  • Fri 9/28 - Sukkot Chol Hamoed
  • Sat 9/29 - Sukkot Chol Hamoed
  • Sun 9/30 - Hoshanah Rabba

  • Mon 10/1 - Shmini Atzeret
  • Mon 10/1 - Simchat Torah tonight
  • Mon 10/1 - Simchat Torah tonight
  • Mon 10/1 - Yizkor
  • Tue 10/2 - Simchat Torah
  • Sat 10/6 - Beraishit
  • Tue 10/9 - Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
  • Wed 10/10 - Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
  • Sat 10/13 - Noah
  • Sat 10/20 - Lech Lecha
  • Sat 10/27 - Vayeira
  • Sun 10/28 - Daylight Savings Time ends in Israel

  • Sat 11/3 - Chayei Sarah
  • Thu 11/8 - Rosh Chodesh Kislev
  • Fri 11/9 - Rosh Chodesh Kislev
  • Sat 11/10 - Toldot
  • Sat 11/17 - Vayeitzei
  • Wed 11/21 - Wedding of Meir Safrin & Jordana Pickholz
  • Sat 11/24 - Vayishlach
  • Thu 11/29 - Barmitzvah Ozzy Weis

  • Sat 12/1 - Vayeishev
  • Sun 12/2 - Erev Chanukah. 1st candle tonight
  • Mon 12/3 - 2nd candle tonight
  • Tue 12/4 - 3rd candle tonight
  • Wed 12/5 - 4th candle tonight
  • Thu 12/6 - 5th candle tonight
  • Fri 12/7 - 6th candle tonight
  • Sat 12/8 - 7th candle tonight
  • Sat 12/8 - Mikeitz
  • Sat 12/8 - Rosh Chodesh Tevet
  • Sun 12/9 - 8th candle tonight
  • Sun 12/9 - Rosh Chodesh Tevet
  • Mon 12/10 - 8th day Chanukah
  • Sat 12/15 - Vayigash
  • Tue 12/18 - Fast 10th of Tevet
  • Sat 12/22 - Vayechi
  • Tue 12/25 - Federal holiday
  • Sat 12/29 - Shemot