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Community Board
Public interest announcements, general notices, lost & found, services offered/sought, information/advice sought, person/people/groups sought, etc.
Opportunity to do a big mitzvah: Looking for someone to take a packable/foldable dress to Israel for a needy family. The dress, which weighs less than three pounds, needs to arrive in Israel as soon as possible for an upcoming Simcha. Naomi Slepian - 908-352-7025, nteachs@aol.com (Jan 15)

We need moving boxes, all sizes. If you've got them, we'll pick them up in the Elizabeth area. Thank you. Tamar Gold - 908-289-1165, trgold@verizon.net (Jan 15)

Mr Dan Luria , rep from Ateret Cohanim, will be coming to our community in February to speak about the organization's amazing work. Details to follow. Hope to see you there! Marcia steinberg - 908 355 0587, hatlady921@aol.com (Jan 15)

Join close to a thousand citizen activists on Wed. 4/25/18 for the annual NORPAC Mission to Washinton, D.C. in order to advocate for a stronger U.S.-Israel relationship with our U.S. Senators and Congressmen. For details contact Susan Eckman. Susan Eckman - 9086364766, basilbran@verizon.net (Jan 14)

Shovavim for men - The Community Rabbonim will be offering a three part Shovavim series for the married men of the community on Thursday nights beginning in February. Rav Schwartz will be delivering the first in the series on Thursday February 1 at 8:30 and will be entitled: "The Seven Most Important Things every Husband needs to know about the Mikva". Rabbi Bleicher will follow on 2/8 and Rav Herman on 2/15. All Shurim will take place at AI at 8:30 pm with Maariv at 8:20. Scott - 908 354 7318, aiannouncements@gmail.com (Jan 12)

Looking to pay someone to take an extra suitcase to Israel as soon as possible. I'm sending children's toys and children's clothing for a single mother with a new baby. They will pick it up in Israel. Rachel - 908-354-8154, bookworm400bc@gmail.com (Jan 8)

Winter Vacation Program at the Y...Jan 18-26. Boys & Girls P-6th. Activities and trips. Must register by Jan. 15th...we are filling up fast! For details, call Evan at 908-289-8112, x.28 or email Evan at evank@uniony.org. Jani Jonas - 9082898112, camplady30@aol.com (Jan 3)

Krav Maga self-defense classes starting Jan 9th in Hillside! Great for boys and men ages 16+. Try a class for Free! Michoel Shapiro - 7143767181, fightingrabbi@gmail.com (Jan 1)

Cong. Adath Jeshurun - "Murray Street Shul" is celebrating our 97th Anniversary Dinner in our Shul on January 21. Shachen Tov Honorees are Naftali (Gregg) and Devora (Donna) Rothstein. For more info or to RSVP, please contact Rabbi Shmuel Burnstein. Shmuel Burnstein - 9085000787, shmuelb@msn.com (Jan 1)

Does anyone know of a business that refinishes down quilts. I have an old European down quilt and the fabric is damaged. There used to be a place in Boro Park that refinished these types of quilts but I do not know the name or location. Please advise. Lillian Tobin - 9082895141, lt120@optonline.net (Dec 28)

Hairbyariella (Licensed Professional) Will Come To Your Home For All Your Hair And Wig Needs From Brazilian Blowout Smoothing Treatment To Updo's And Wig Repairs, Coloring And Cutting . ariella trachtenberg - 9174027576, ariellatrachtenberg@yahoo.com (Dec 28)

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Exchange/For Sale
New or used goods for sale or trade, selling/seeking an automobile, sellling/renting/seeking a house or apartment, household merchandise, etc.
Almost New Verizon unlocked Galaxy S7 with Box and accessories for Sale: Was told this works with T-Mobile and had to get a different phone when it did not. Was used for about a month in a case. Brand new condition Asking $290 OBO. Yitzy Smith - 7189389708, yitzsmith@gmail.com (Jan 11)

Modern Italian dining room table (gray wood) 8 suede and leather chairs. Zac Blau - 9178338383, zacblau@gmail.com (Jan 1)

For rent one block from Adath Israel shul: 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment, available for rent Feb 1, 2018. Contact Yoseph - 908-265-3891, bjooyand@hotmail.com (Dec 28)

For sale: Woman's fur coat-Sheared mink, Brn, midlength-best offer. Gene Brotsky - 9085913242, genebrotsky@gmail.com (Dec 27)

Giving away: Numerous kitchen, household items. Can E-mail list. Gene Brotsky - 9085913242, genebrotsky@gmail.com (Dec 27)

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Jobs
Help wanted, seeking employment
Looking for a smart responsible individual who is good quick and accurate with numbers and calculations to work for a large Elizabeth NJ based accessory manufacturer, on pricing/costing/markup of goods and first cost negotiations with overseas vendors. Will be part of the production team and must work well alongside others. Will train on the job for the particulars and systems of this position. Prior history with calculations and costing a plus. Someone meticulous and thorough a must. Hillel - 9085581200, hillel@abgnyc.com (Jan 16)

IT Support Engineers (Level 1-3) - Manhattan - Excellent Pay and Benefits! Major retailer is seeking 2 IT Support Engineers (Level 1-2 & 2-3). Excellent pay and benefits with lots of room for professional growth. To apply, please send resumes to sdavis@ymsassociates.com. Sara Davis - 8453621616, sdavis@ymsassociates.com (Jan 8)

Sr. Controller Position - Hoboken, NJ. Excellent career path to becoming CFO of the firm in the next three years. Send resume/inquiries to the email. Abby Barnes - 8453621616, abarnes@ymsassociates.com (Jan 4)

Small, high-end law office in lower Manhattan seeking permanent office manager/personal assistant to replace current manager who is moving. Should be someone polished, professional, organized & personable. Position available immediately for full or part-time, beginning March 1st it will be a full-time position. Paid Yomim Tovim off, competitive pay commensurate with experience, benefits, vacation/sick days plus annual bonus and retirement package. Please e-mail resumes or leave a msg. Susy Berk - 210-854-2755, susyberk@gmail.com (Jan 3)

Pita/Flatbread Baking facility is looking for a fulltime, experienced Production Manager to join our team. The manager will be responsible for the production of Pita and flatbread, and will supervise all production and packing staff. Hindy Rechavel - 718 475 1919 ext 202, hr@manhattanbakeshop.com (Jan 2)

Handyman-Mr.Dependable, no job too small,specialize in electrical lic.#3969,carpentry, painting ,all other phases of new insulations aND repairs.Please call Charlie 973-258-9258. Mr.Dependable (Charlie) - 9732589258, ctennen2@yahoo.com (Dec 29)

We are looking for a office Manager. Order entry, Quick books, Good pay, Computer and phone skills a must. Sam - 917-567-6768, sampnw@gmail.com (Dec 28)

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Community Resources
Goods and services available from community members, local organizations, and select local merchants. Please let us know if you find any information here that is incorrect or out of date.
  • Baby Gmach A great help if you need baby stuff for long or short terms. Items include car seats, strollers, crib, exersaucer, bouncy seat, etc. Donations of all kinds of equipment welcome! Please call Charla or Steve to arrange for drop-offs and pick-ups: 908-994-1163, schnipper@yahoo.com
  • Bentscher Gmach - A donation to Kulanu Yachad will get you all of the bentschers that you need for your simcha or any occasion. Email mricklis@gmail.com to arrange pick-ups and returns.
  • Kulanu Yachad Local tzedaka organization accepts your donations and helps local families and individuals in need. Contact Dasi Goldsmith 558-1920 or Debbie Oratz 527-1468.
  • Medical Equipment Gemach Contact Moshe Pasternak at 917-733-0098.
  • Mincha Times Spreadsheet of Mincha times in Union County area
  • The Simchas Zelig Hotline Offering answers to questions in all Torah Subjects, help reviewing for exams in Jewish studies, free mentorships and much more. 1) Call 206-376-8873, 2) Leave your question on the voicemail along with a callback number and the best time to reach you, 3) Our trained staff tries to respond to everyone within 24 hours.
  • Tiferes Lea - Silk Floral Centerpieces for your simcha or event (named after our mother, a"h). For photos of some sample arrangements (we custom-make them according to your preference), please visit https://app.box.com/v/tiferesleaflowergemach (Colors available: light green, light blue, dark blue, cranberry, white, pink, yellow, lavender, dark purple, black). Requested donation of any amount to Rivkah Laufer Bikur Cholim (named after our grandmother, a"h). Dasi Goldsmith - dasigoldsmith2@gmail.com
Accounting Services
  • Accounting software and billing services. 20 yrs exp. Specializing in customizing Quickbooks for construction, realty and attorney offices. Full consulting, Web site, networking avail. Steve or Karen 908-624-1222, steven.buch@gmail.com
Aliya Guidance
  • If you or someone you know are thinking about making Aliyah, contact Olim Advisors. We will personally hold your hand step by step before your Aliyah and after arriving in Israel. We will help solve problems and save you time and money. We can go with you to the bank, schools, and different government offices. We will advocate for you, translate and call on your behalf. Olim Advisors is here to guide you. Contact us now for a consultation. Lara Itzhaki - 201-503-4705, litzhaki@olimadvisors.com (added Dec 2017)
Biofeedback
  • Biofeedback and neurofeedback to address hypertension, chronic pain, diabetes, and ADHD, right here in Elizabeth! Reasonable rates, convenience and effective outcomes. Ellie Wolf, MS, BCB, Fellow BCIA - 847-308-1424, fearbuster.ellie@gmail.com
Bris Outfit Gemach
  • I have a collection of magnificent knit Italian bris outfits with matching delicate blankets and pillows, clean and ready for use. Contact me to borrow a set for your simcha. Rivki Kumer - 347-898-4000, rivkikumer@gmail.com
Building Contractors
  • A-Z contracting: Contact us for bathrooms renovations, kitchens, attics, basements, plumbing, electric, trim work, painting, tiling and hardwood flooring installations. Affordable pricing all work is insured. Yossi 646-369-4994, yzablocki@yahoo.com
  • Call Swissa Construction for home remodeling, plumbing, painting, electric work, roofing, siding, floors, tile and marble, bathrooms, metal railings, outside stairs, etc. Excellent prices, free estimates. Free emergency heating services to senior citizens. Local, Shomer Shabbat, available 24/6. Tzion Swissa 908-966-1044.
Chores & Errands
  • We help make people's lives easier. Do you need help with tasks, daily chores, typing, or local drop off/pick up? Recovering from surgery/illness and need an extra hand? Overnight services are also provided. Elizabeth Marasco 908-906-0604, liz@errandsnchores.net, www.errandsnchores.net
Clothing
  • The Kloz Klozet carries name brand women's, teens and children's fashionable clothing for the frum community. Sarah Mintz - sarahmintz@gmail.com, 917-913-2129
College applications
  • Need help with college applications? I am an independent educational consultant, and I assist high school students and their parents with the college application process. Call David Twersky (908-591-1197) for a FREE one hour consultation. David Twersky - 908-591-1197, dztwersky@gmail.com
Computer Assistance Doula Services
  • Mother-to-Mother for expectant mothers. Private physical, emotional and informational support for entire labor and delivery period. Sensitivity to Halacha. Sliding fee scale available. Malka Korbman RN, BSN, Certified Birth Doula, LMSW 908-295-4487 (cell), malkakorbman@gmail.com
  • I am a DONA-certified Labor Coach and I would love to help you through your pregnancy, labor, and birth! Having a Doula reduces the chance of interventions by as much as 28%! Call for a free initial meeting. Bracha Hoffer - 718-360-6273, brachadoula@gmail.com
  • I am a doula currently certifying with Birth Arts International, booking clients at reduced rates while I complete my certification. Contact me so we can discuss how I can support you for your ideal birth! Shana Lowell - 908-943-5687, njbirthdoula@gmail.com
Dyslexia Tutoring
  • Certified Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner available for tutoring. The Wilson Reading System is a highly acclaimed method that has helped many students of all ages with reading disabilities and focuses on decoding, vocabulary and phonemic awareness. The results are improved accuracy and fluency. Yossi Kenigsberg - 908-303-6924, ykberg18@gmail.com
eBay Selling
  • Want to sell an item on eBay but don't know how? I can sell your antiques, electronics, sports memorabilia and more. Azriel Kimmel 973-715-9018, kimkimproducitons@gmail.com
Fitness & Nutrition
  • Personal training, small group training, Yoga, Zumba, Boot Camp classes. Ready to improve your lifestyle and wellness. Neshe Antelis 908-353-4341, nantelis@gmail.com
Gardening Handyman Services
  • Shomer Shabbos Handyman available for all your needs large and small. We will even change your light bulbs. Insurance and Licensed, recommendations from the community are available. David Artman 973 868 0725, dave@handiesthandyman.com
  • Furniture repair, light electric wiring, hanging shelves, repair bike tire flats, light sewing, cooking, machine caning, rushing. Norma Hall 908-241-7709
Health Consultant
  • Do you struggle with lack of sleep, anxiety, depression, feeling stuck or difficulty with weight loss? I can help you transform your life and reclaim your power and health by discovering what it is you truly want. Increase your emunah and bitachon, leading to harmony and hormonal balance. Carolyn Chaya Battino - info@foodlabelmaven.org, 908-344-7979.
Judaica & Personalized Gifts
  • Monograms for all occasions. Bar Mitzvas Weddings Etc... Check it out on facebook @ chanismonograms. Chani Kanelsky 978-533-9593. Chani Kanelsky - 978-533-9593, chanikanelsky@gmail.com
Landscaping
  • Altman Landscape Construction: All phases of design, construction, and renovation. Specializing in swimming pool renovations, patios, walks, steps, tree work, lawn maintenance and drainage solutions. We also do demolition, excavation, and large scale site work.Over 17 yrs experience. Mention ekesher for a 10% discount. David Altman 908-482-6732, altmanfam5@comcast.net
Lawn Mower Repair and Second-Hand Sales
  • I fix lawn mowers and other yard machines. Will pick up and deliver in the Elizabeth/Hillside area. I also sell used lawn mowers. Please text me and I will get back to you! Tzvi Pinsker - 908-358-6680, stevepinsker@gmail.com
Legal Services
  • Law Offices of Benjamin D. Eckman, Esq. Broad range of legal services for the elderly, the disabled and their families. Offices in Union, Wayne and Hackensack. eckman-elderlaw.com, 908-206-1000, beckesquire@aol.com
  • The Law Office of Shlomo Himmel provides quality legal services to individuals, families, and small businesses in New Jersey and New York: lawsuits, estate planning, house buying, small business. Shlomo Himmel - 908-671-1434, shlomo@himmellaw.org, www.HimmelLaw.org
  • Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Kimmel. Full-service personal injury and collection law firm with offices in NY and NJ. 212-684-5454, jk@jklawnynj.com
Locksmith
  • Special prices for Elizabeth customers; 2 locks for $85. Bilingual (English and Hebrew). Sharon - 908-787-4302
Music lessons
  • Guitar Lessons offered by top pro musician, 30 years' experience, lessons at my studio (Hillside-Westminster) or your home. Mo Antelis 908 282 1007, mantelis1@yahoo.com
Musicians
  • Rikud Orchestra for your simcha. Jewish music, all styles. Weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, concerts. 20 years experience. Based in Hillside. Moshe Antelis 908-282-1007, mantelis1@yahoo.com
Notary
  • Get papers notarized for just $3.00 a page. Devra Ketner - 201-563-9837, dev316_2000@yahoo.com
  • Notary Public Service, State of New Jersey. $2.50 per page. Larry Bobrow - 732-742-0010, kalelb@optonline.net
Pet Services
  • J-Walking at-home pet care and dog walking by Avi Steinberg. Reasonable rates. Dedicated to your pets. 908-355-0587, avisteinberg21@gmail.com
Photography
  • Mendys Photography offers professional and creative photography for events and family portraits. Competitive prices, excellent service. Mendy Moscowitz - 773-715-5215, mendymoscow@gmail.com
Proofreading Services
  • Freelance proofreader with extensive experience. Providing businesses and individuals reliable, efficient, and detail-oriented service. Dasi Goldsmith 908-558-1920, hhgoldsmith@aol.com
Realtors Real Estate Appraisals
  • Real estate appraisals for all types of properties, we can help lower property taxes and we help agents and brokers determine an appropriate listing price for a particular property. B&M Appraisers. Mendel Hoffer - 908-884-1976, bandmappraisers@gmail.com
Resume Services
  • Complete Professional Resume Services, no templates, one on one communication with your personally assigned writer. All areas of expertise. Professional, IT, Student, Federal and more. Larry Bobrow - 800-808-6937, lbobrow@resumetower.com
Sewer & Drain Cleaning/Clearing
  • Sabra Drain and Sewer, a family owned and operated company, has been cleaning and clearing drains for the past 35 years. We pride ourselves on our quality of work as well as our customer service. At Sabra we strive to ensure your plumbing needs are addressed in a professional and timely manner. Mordechai Gurell / Katzourin - 973-715-9422, sabrasewer@gmail.com
Sheitals
  • Professionally trained. Wash and sets for just $25. Haircuts and Updoos for all simchas. Chani Kanelsky, chanikanelsky@gmail.com. Chani Kanelsky 978-533-9593, chanikanelsky@gmail.com
  • Hair, sheitels and makeup for all occasions. Trained by the best in the business with 7 years of experience. Check out my FB page. All new customers receive $5 off their first service. Natanya Milgraum, 856-261-6439, nmilgraum@yahoo.com
  • Full-service sheital macher. Cut/style, color, wash/combouts. Complete line of Freeda, Georgie, Jacquelyn, Euro, etc. Semi-Custom sheitals and falls. Chany Sprei 908-337-0860, csprei2@gmail.com
  • Expert sheital washing, styling and setting. Same day service available upon request. Located at imperial house by the AI. Meira Smith 845-300-1398, meria54@gmail.com
  • MOPS Wigs has a large selection of high-end gently worn wigs and falls at rock-bottom prices. We also carry many brands new and discounted. Experienced stylist on staff for all your wig needs. Rimona Hornung 646-270-4058, mopswigs@gmail.com
Simcha Poems
  • I will write a personalized, customized poem, for any Simcha. You provide the specifics, and I provide the poem. Miriam Schiffman 908-469-2560, pismrs30@aol.com
Stationery/Invitations/Logos
  • Great quality at great prices personalized stationery, thank you notes, birth announcements, new years cards, engagement, l'chayim and bar/bat mitzvah invitations, accessories. Shira Strong 908-558-7998, zmathtchr@aol.com
  • $50 for a logo design for your child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah invitation, yarmulke, giveaways and more. We also do video montages. Azriel Kimmel 973-715-9018, kimkimproducitons@gmail.com
Tailoring
  • Alterations and repairs offered with many years of experience with men's and women's clothing. Very reasonable prices. Susan Morreale - 908 242 5417, terry442_2000@yahoo.com
Tutoring
  • Tutor - local, active in Jewish Community, all subjects + test prep. Licensed and certified including background checks. Excellent with students who have learning disabilities. Call 908-966-3731and ask for Rich Brown. Richard Brown - 908-966-3731, rbrown914@gmail.com
  • Tutoring in Judaic Studies Over 10 years of Laining experience, 5 years classroom/Judaic studies teaching experience. Yoni Korbman 908-208-0814, guitarnshtark247@aol.com
  • I teach Hebrew from beginners to more advanced, children and adults. Goldy Mandel, 908 220-5812, goldymandel1@aol.com
  • Certified teacher and registered dietician available for tutoring in English, biology, and/or chemistry on the high school level. Over 15 years of tutoring experience. Jessica Savitt 908-469-4478, savittfamily@aol.com
  • Experienced math tutor available for all levels, from elementary school through college. Daniel Fleisher - 917-783-6669, danielf82@hotmail.com

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Community Calendar
To avoid scheduling conflicts, please check the Community Calendar before scheduling an event, and remember to submit your own events that may affect part or all of the community.

  • Click here for a calendar-style (grid) presentation of scheduled events.
  • Click here to see a list of events for the remainder of 2018.
  • To add your event to the eKesher calendar, please call Mavis Rosenstein at 908-353-2498 (home) or 908-358-4262 (cell).