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Public interest announcements, general notices, lost & found, services offered/sought, information/advice sought, person/people/groups sought, etc.
Your supermarket Elizabeth One Stop Kosher Has it all ready for Yom Tov. Fresh baked goods, dairy/parve, take out meat, dozens of specials. We will have fresh sushi on special this Friday. Pinchas Kasirer - 9083540448, elizabeth1stopkosher@gmail.com (May 16)

looking for a young man who can cut our lawn every week or two. will pay $20.00. Helen Beim - 908-352-9409, beimhelen@gmail.com (May 16)

Summer Camp at the Y...Please remember that all registrations coming in after May 31st will have a $100 late fee. This has been posted on all the registration materials. This $100 fee includes Scholarship recipients. Forms are on line and can be scanned and emailed to accounting@uniony.org. jani Jonas - 908-289-8112, camplady30@aol.com (May 16)

Join us for Senior Safety Day, Thursday, May 24 at the Elmora Branch Library, 740 W. Grand Street, 9:30 Am - 11:30 AM. The program is part of the Lifelong Elizabeth Program sponsored by Jewish Family Service of Central NJ. There will be presentations on "Brain Health for the Active Mind" and "Senior Scams and Fraud" in addition to raffles and giveaways. Kosher refreshments served. Open to the entire public. Sponsored by the Grotta Fund for Senior Care. Jill Dispenza - 908-352-8375, info@jfscentralnj.org (May 15)

My Tefillin have been missing for several months. I thought I left them at AI. I checked JEC on Elmora and Elmora Hills. They may be somewhere else. They are in a small dark blue pouch with the word Tefillin in Hebrew in silver Rashi script. Please contact me if found. Rabbi Emanuel Gentilcore - 9085903433, egent7@gmail.com (May 13)

In need of rides to and from Montclair University (or anywhere near there) from hillside between July 16th to August 9th mondays-thursdays. If anyone drives around there in the morning and leaves in the afternoon please reach out. I will gladly chip in for gas and tolls. Esther Antelis - 9084039071, estee.antelis@gmail.com (May 11)

Elizabeth One stop Kosher has dozens of items on special l'koved Shavuot . Variety of cheeses, parve/dairy baked goods and top quality meat and poultry. One Stop Kosher - 9083540448, elizabeth1stopkosher@gmail.com (May 9)

Found a bundle keys with tag "nurse office" at Elizabeth one stop kosher. Pinchas Kasirer - 9083540448, elizabeth1stopkosher@gmail.com (May 9)

Looking for a great cheesecake recipe for Shavuot? Check out this roundup of 60 great cheesecake recipes: https://www.kosher.com/lifestyle/the-ultimate-cheesecake-roundup-388. Leah Gottheim - lgottheim@kosher.com (May 8)

The Jewish Entrepreneur is a nonprofit whose goal is to increase revenue in the Jewish community. We provide mentors to entrepreneurs who are looking to create a start up or grow their existing business. All our mentors are successful in the areas of expertise and donate their time. Their is no cost to the mentee. So far we have helped over 500 businesses and have over 120 mentors. Robert Safren - 9734648556, robert@thejewishentrepreneur.org (May 6)

Looking to help find preferably a live-in position for Emily who took such wonderful care of our mother...Eastern European..very compassionate..can run a household and drives..very experienced... Ellen cohen - 973-376-0569, ebc41@aol.com (May 2)

Learn how to save thousands when buying your first home! Hear from an expert attorney, real estate agent, mortgage lender and get all your questions answered! Location: Kosher Tokyo Hibachi, 238 Morris Avenue, Springfield Township, NJ / Date: Sunday, May 6th / Time: 6:00 p.m. Shimon Globman - 2015911170, devorah@rate.com (May 1)

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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.
Extremely cheap furniture: Dining room table, break front, sofa, beds, piano, etc. Text or email me for pictures. Make an offer. We are moving. Everything must go. mark weis - 9083376105, markweis@msn.com (May 16)

1992 Honda Civic LX * $750 * 155K miles, good condition, only two owners. Maintenance records available. Michael Poppers - 9177104426, michaelpoppers@gmail.com (May 16)

Giving away brand new, still in the package, boy's Shabbos shirts. 1 is size 18, long sleeve, from Emporio in Teaneck. 1 is size 18 short sleeve, French Toast, and the last is size L Young Men's French Toast long sleeve. Abby Engel - 9083478105, rubymakes8@gmail.com (May 9)

Selling antique wing chair - recently recovered. Pictures on request. White marble round table on large stand. Antique lamps Call Sally 908-399-8460. Sally Flamholz - 9083998460, sflamholz@hotmail.com (May 8)

Free one twin size bed and a three drawer dresser. Annette - 908-3546811, yrgielchinsky@gmail.com (May 3)

Beautiful living room couch for sale with 4 matching pillows. Brown, beige and magenta. Large arms Pictures available. Sleeping sofa & Big wing chair ; recently recovered. Queen size bed. ; Call Sally @ 908-399-8460. Sally Flamholz - 908-399-8460, sflamholz@hotmail.com (May 3)

House for Sale! 301 Palisade Rd., Elizabeth - Amazing value in this 6 bedrm/4 bathrm expanded colonial in the Elmora Hills area of Elizabeth. Deck, finished basement, auto house generator. Master suite w/huge closet and full bathrm. New roof, 2 zone central air, furnace. First floor living option w/bedroom w/ bath and closet. New low price of $359,000. Owners motivated. Call/text/email me today! TWRG Realty Group. Efrona Hagler - 908-249-3382, cehagler@optonline.net (May 1)

Boxes of baseball cards from 1980-1990 $10/box, most packs unopened.Take one or all. Annette Gielchinsky - 9083546811, yrgielchinsky@gmail.com (Apr 29)

NordicTrack Grand Tour-only two weeks old and used a handful of times. $450. PLENTY of features including a full-color touchscreen, tablet holder and WiFi-functionality that sync up to on-line classes, one-touch incline and decline, 24 resistance levels and magnetic resistance. This is a great exercise bike...not a spin bike and that is what we wanted. Hence it is now for sale! Jessica - 201-232-0425, rossbear@comcast.net (Apr 28)

Giving away 7 art reproductions from such artists as Renoir, Degas, Monet and Modigliani. Unframed but suitable for framing. Museum quality reproductions. Tamar Gold - 9082891165, trgold@verizon.net (Apr 26)

2011 Honda Accord LX $7,900 75,100 miles Very Good Condition. Maintenance records available. Joel Flamholz - 908-355-6144, jrflamholz@hotmail.com (Apr 26)

Bikes for children available as of 4/29 in driveway of 617 Livingston Road, Elizabeth (no calls please). Kindly make a donation to Kulanu Yachad. Avraham - 908-965-0307, havvahb@gmail.com (Apr 25)

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Help wanted, seeking employment
Jewish Family Service of Central NJ is seeking NJ Certified Home Health Aides to provide in-home care to seniors throughout Union County, NJ. All shifts are available. You must have a car and driver's license. We offer a competitive salary and benefits. Karen Winter, RN or Maria Mullen, RN - 908-352-8375, kwinter@jfscentralnj.org (May 16)

Handyman-Mr Dependable, no job too small Specialize in electrical work lic.#3969,carpentry ,painting,and all phases of new installations and repairs.Please call charlie. charlie - 9732589258, ctennen2@yahoo.com (May 15)

ShopRite of Paramus is currently accepting applications for a full time Mashgiach. please apply on line at shoprite.com. Lori Bettineschi - 201-843-1364 x2134, lori.bettineschi@wakefern.com (May 11)

Y Nosh- must be 18 or over, honest, quick, reliable, & friendly for fast moving snack bar 8:30-4:30, M-F. June 24-Aug 17. Contact Jani 908-289-8112x 19. Jani jonas - 908-289-8112, camplady30@aol.com (May 9)

Home health care aide available for full-time or part-time work, short- or long-term. Experienced, native English speaker (Guyanese accent) with working knowledge of kashrus and Shabbos/Yom Tov. If interested, please call or email for further information and/or name and telephone number. Mark Grebenau - 973-464-6341, geri.g@prodigy.net (May 8)

Experienced cook can help you to prepare dinners for any occasions, Sabbath and holidays at your house. Menu of your choice from your ingredients. Affordable prices. References upon request. Please contact by phone:(908)884-6684. Mark - 908-8846684, kuzakoshka@gmail.com (May 6)

Experienced tailor will take care of your clothes needs. Quick and affordable alternations. Pick up and delivery available. References upon request. Please contact by phone:(908)884-6684. Mark - 908-8846684, kuzakoshka@gmail.com (May 6)

Receptionist- P/T permanent -Mon-Thurs (5-9:30pm) Sunday (8-5) Friendly, reliable, helpful , computer skills necessary. References. Begin early June. Very local to Elizabeth, Hillside, Union. Contact Susan Cohen at scohen@uniony.org. Susan Cohen - 908-289-8112 x.14, scohen@uniony.org (May 5)

Looking for part time office help. Scheduling showings/appointments, answering phones emails, filing. Hours are very flexible. Send a brief resume to smartchassidishe@yahoo.com. Helene - 9088843215, smartchassidishe@yahoo.com (May 3)

Billing Admin Female - Heimishe Co in Newark - Customer support skills - Motivated, Multi-task - Attension to detail - QuickBooks, Excel & experience a plus - Email resume. Manny 4123026@gmail.com (May 3)

Looking to care for your child(ren). Mature, responsible, loving woman would like to watch your little ones, in the comfort of your home. Flexible hours. References available. Luba Safar - 908-248-1925, luba.safar@gmail.com (May 2)

I am looking for to hire someone part time or service based. I have houses in Union and Essex County,I need someone for small services messengering, applying for CO at townships, picking up permits, ETC It's flexible hours. Zev Steinmetz - 7188077016, vste101@gmail.com (May 1)

Purchasing Specialist - $90K - $120K Seeking a Purchasing Specialist for a well-established manufacturing company based in Newark, NJ. This is an incredible chance to work in an exciting, high-energy, environment with a company that is experiencing tremendous growth. Expand your Purchasing Career especially in the area of procuring high-end equipment needed for the company. Abigail Barnes - 8453621616, abarnes@ymsassociates.com (Apr 30)

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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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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).