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.


  • Fri 4/20 - BR Senior Class Shabbaton
  • Sat 4/21 - Tazria-Metzora
  • Sun 4/22 - 9-3 Mah Jongg Tournament [Y]
  • Sun 4/22 - Tonight Omer 23
  • Mon 4/23 - YES Apr 23-26 Terra Nova Testing
  • Wed 4/25 - 11:30am Spring Luncheon w Flavian, Mind Reader RSVP Marcy xt 34 [Y]
  • Sat 4/28 - Acharei Mot-Kedoshim
  • Sun 4/29 - Pesach Sheni
  • Sun 4/29 - Tonight Omer 30
  • Mon 4/30 - 11:30am Lunch and Learn w R' Herman RSVP Marcy xt 34 [Y]

  • Wed 5/2 - Emor
  • Wed 5/2 - Lag B'Omer tonight
  • Thu 5/3 - 5pm Bris Avrohom Lag B'Omer Family BBQ @Gan Yonina Playground
  • Thu 5/3 - 7pm Family Lag B'Omer Party in Israel Center RSVP Danielle xt 49 [Y]
  • Thu 5/3 - Lag B'Omer
  • Sat 5/5 - Emor
  • Sun 5/6 - Omer 37 tonight
  • Mon 5/7 - BR May 7-17 AP Exams
  • Wed 5/9 - BR Sophomore Class Mitzva Trip
  • Sat 5/12 - Behar-Bechukotai
  • Sun 5/13 - Mother's Day
  • Sun 5/13 - Omer 44 tonight
  • Tue 5/15 - 6pm JEC Annual Dinner
  • Tue 5/15 - 8pm Board Meeting [Y]
  • Tue 5/15 - Rosh Chodesh Sivan
  • Wed 5/16 - 11:30am Volunteer Appreciation Day RSVP Marcy xt 34 [Y]
  • Fri 5/18 - BR No school
  • Sat 5/19 - Bemidbar
  • Sat 5/19 - Erev Shavuot
  • Sun 5/20 - 11:15am Gourmet Cheesecake and Ice Cream Family Party with kidsí program & reading of 10 Commandments @ 11:45am [BA]
  • Sun 5/20 - Shavuot I
  • Mon 5/21 - Shavuot II
  • Mon 5/21 - Yizkor
  • Tue 5/22 - Back to school
  • Thu 5/24 - 5:30pm BR Team, Committee Appreciation Night
  • Fri 5/25 - RTMA HS No School
  • Sat 5/26 - Naso
  • Mon 5/28 - Memorial Day
  • Mon 5/28 - No School
  • Tue 5/29 - BR May 29-31 Senior Trip
  • Wed 5/30 - BR May 30 -31 8th gr Graduation Trip
  • Wed 5/30 - Broadway Play ''The Bands Visit'' Must purchase tickets in advance 908-289-8112 [Y]

  • Sat 6/2 - Beha'alotecha
  • Sun 6/3 - 5:30pm Yeshiva Be'er Yitzchok of Elizabeth 19th Annual Dinner @ DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark RSVP thekollel@gmail.com
  • Mon 6/4 - 11:30 Lunch & Learn w Rabbi Herman RSVP Marcy x34 $5, $8 [Y]
  • Wed 6/6 - BR Senior Night
  • Thu 6/7 - BR June 7-15 Final Exams Gr 9-11
  • Fri 6/8 - BR Senior Graduation Practice
  • Sat 6/9 - Sh'lach
  • Sun 6/10 - 11am BR Senior Graduation
  • Sun 6/10 - RTMA HS Graduation
  • Mon 6/11 - RTMA MS Graduation
  • Tue 6/12 - 8pm Board Meeting [Y]
  • Wed 6/13 - 7:30pm BR 8th gr Graduation
  • Wed 6/13 - Kindergarten End of Year Celebration
  • Wed 6/13 - Rosh Chodesh Tamuz
  • Thu 6/14 - Rosh Chodesh Tamuz
  • Thu 6/14 - YES Gr. 6G Bat Mitzvah Evening
  • Fri 6/15 - BR 7th & 8th grades Last day of school
  • Fri 6/15 - Nursery Shabbat Party Celebration
  • Sat 6/16 - Korach
  • Sun 6/17 - Father's Day
  • Mon 6/18 - RTMA HS & BR Last day of school
  • Wed 6/20 - 11:30 Senior BBQ w DJ RSVP Marcy xt 34 [Y]
  • Wed 6/20 - YES Last Day of School
  • Sat 6/23 - Chukat
  • Tue 6/26 - Camp Begins for 8 weeks [Y]
  • Sat 6/30 - Balak

  • 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
  • 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
  • Sat 10/13 - Noah
  • Sat 10/20 - Lech Lecha
  • Sat 10/27 - Vayera
  • Sun 10/28 - Daylight Savings Time ends in Israel

  • Thu 11/29 - Barmitzvah Ozzy Weis