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.


  • Thu 8/16 - Weekly learning with sushi & refreshments following maariv [BA]
  • Thu 8/16 - Y Camp Ends
  • Sat 8/18 - Shoftim
  • Mon 8/20 - Y Mini Camp through Aug 30 (or 31?)
  • Thu 8/23 - Weekly learning with sushi & refreshments following maariv [BA]
  • Sat 8/25 - Ki Teitzei
  • Wed 8/29 - Lower School New Teacher Orientation
  • Thu 8/30 - BR, Lower & Middle School Faculty Orientation
  • Thu 8/30 - JEC High School Freshman Orientation
  • Thu 8/30 - Weekly learning with sushi & refreshments following maariv [BA]

  • Sat 9/1 - 10:45pm Melava Malka. 11:15 Video, followed by Selichos [BY]
  • Sat 9/1 - Ki Tavo
  • Sat 9/1 - Slichot tonight
  • Sun 9/2 - Weekly: 8am Shacharis followed by breakfast and class in Moshiach Concepts [BA]
  • Mon 9/3 - Batmitzvah Ella Keigher
  • Mon 9/3 - Labor Day
  • Tue 9/4 - BR Freshman Orientation
  • Tue 9/4 - EC Student Orientation
  • Tue 9/4 - JEC High School, Lower & Middle School Faculty Orientations
  • Wed 9/5 - First Day of School for All
  • Thu 9/6 - 7:45 following maariv Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok Annual Matilda Goldflies shiur. R' Ron Eisenberg [JEC]
  • Thu 9/6 - Learning with sushi & refreshments following maariv [BA]
  • 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 - Early dismissal
  • Wed 9/12 - Tzom Gedalya
  • Fri 9/14 - 5 Tishrei. Yahrzeit of Mrs. Chaya Newman a''h
  • Sat 9/15 - Shabbat Shuva
  • Sat 9/15 - Vayeilech
  • Mon 9/17 - Lower School Meet Your Teachers Night
  • Tue 9/18 - Erev Yom Kippur
  • Tue 9/18 - No School
  • Wed 9/19 - Yizkor
  • Wed 9/19 - Yom Kippur
  • Sat 9/22 - Fall begins
  • Sat 9/22 - Ha'azinu
  • Sun 9/23 - Erev Sukkot
  • Sun 9/23 - No School through Oct. 2
  • 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 - Back to School
  • Tue 10/2 - Simchat Torah
  • Sat 10/6 - Beraishit
  • Mon 10/8 - Columbus Day
  • Tue 10/9 - BR Meet Your Teachers Night
  • Tue 10/9 - Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
  • Wed 10/10 - JEC HS & MS Back to School Night
  • Wed 10/10 - Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
  • Sat 10/13 - Noah
  • Tue 10/16 - JEC HS College Night
  • Sat 10/20 - Lech Lecha
  • Sat 10/27 - Vayeira
  • Sun 10/28 - Daylight Savings Time ends in Israel
  • Tue 10/30 - JEC HS Open House

  • Sat 11/3 - Chayei Sarah
  • Sun 11/4 - 2am Daylight Savings Time ends. Move clocks back 1 hour
  • Sun 11/4 - BR Open House
  • Tue 11/6 - BR, Lower & Middle School Faculty In-Service
  • Tue 11/6 - Election Day
  • Tue 11/6 - JEC HS Student-Teacher Conferences
  • Thu 11/8 - Rosh Chodesh Kislev
  • Fri 11/9 - Rosh Chodesh Kislev
  • Sat 11/10 - Toldot
  • Sun 11/11 - Veterans Day
  • Mon 11/12 - Veterans Day observed
  • Sat 11/17 - Vayeitzei
  • Sun 11/18 - BJE Exam
  • Sun 11/18 - High, Middle & Lower Schools Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Wed 11/21 - BR & JEC High School Early Dismissal
  • Wed 11/21 - Wedding of Meir Safrin & Jordana Pickholz
  • Thu 11/22 - No School
  • Thu 11/22 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Fri 11/23 - No School
  • 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
  • Mon 12/3 - Early Childhood Grandparent Day
  • 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
  • Mon 12/10 - No School
  • Wed 12/12 - 4 Tevet, Yahrzeit of Rav Mordechai Pinchas Teitz z''l
  • Sat 12/15 - Vayigash
  • Tue 12/18 - Fast 10th of Tevet
  • Sat 12/22 - Vayechi
  • Sun 12/23 - BR Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Tue 12/25 - BR Women's Yom Iyun
  • Tue 12/25 - Federal holiday
  • Tue 12/25 - JEC HS & MS Men's Yom Iyun
  • Sat 12/29 - Shemot