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Community Board
Public interest announcements, general notices, lost & found, services offered/sought, information/advice sought, person/people/groups sought, etc.
Looking for a ride to Lakewood Friday morning Nov. 22nd . please call my cell number 908-377-6881 if you have space for 1 passenger. Zisi - 9083776881 (Nov 20)

Dr. Shnitzel's Wacky Science Show...at the Y on Sunday, Dec. 29th 10am-12noon. A special Chanukah Program for our families! For Family admission and sponsorships, please go to www.uniony.org (501 Green Lane, Union). Jani Jonas - 9908-289-8112, janikj@uniony.org (Nov 19)

Everyone is welcome to come to the Y on Monday, December 16th to enjoy a special holiday concert by the JEC Choir, directed by Mrs. Chana Salamon. 11:30-12:30. Please reserve by calling 908-289-8112 or seniordirector@uniony.org if you would like to stay for lunch ($5, & $1.75 for Seniors). jani Jonas - 908-289-8112, janikj@uniony.org (Nov 19)

Wigs on wheels Free pick up and delivery Wash and set Sales Makeup Repairs Color. Frumie gartner - 19176975272, wigsonwheelsfg@gmail.com (Nov 18)

Mezuzah Checking House Calls. New Mezuzos. New Retzuos for Tefillin. Sofer R' Menachem Dovid Weiss 347-631-7846. mdweiss613@gmail.com. Menachem Weiss - 3476317846, mdweiss613@gmail.com (Nov 18)

I am raising money for RCCS in celebration of my 10 year anniversary of being cancer-free and to thank Hashem Yitborach for my "extra time" here. If you would like to help me reach my campaign goal of $1800 to help cover a cancer patient's medical insurance, please send me or drop off a check made out to RCCS at 992 Byron Ave., Elizabeth, NJ 07208. If you'd prefer to donate online and participate in the RCCS auction (much more fun!), please contact me for the web link. Thank you so much! Jessica Savitt - 9084694478, savittfamily@aol.com (Nov 17)

The annual Raffle Gala at the YM-YWHA of Union has a change of date. It will be held on Sunday evening, March 22, 2020. We look forward to an amazing party and raffle and thank everyone in advance for their support. Tickets will go on sale next month. Jani Jonas - 9082898112, janikj@uniony.org (Nov 14)

Come join us at our challah bake and mega raffle led by Charlene Aminoff, to benefit Mikvah Yisroel of Springfield, NJ! Amazing prizes! RSVP to Mychallahbake@gmail.com. Leora Babich - 908-309-7331, mychallahbake@gmail.com (Nov 11)

One Stop Kosher Will close Fridays from Nov. to March at 1:00 o'clock , Thursday open till 8:30 pm ... One stop for all your shabbath needs raw or cooked. pinchas - 908 354-0448, elizabeth1stopkosher@gmail.com (Nov 6)

Avos U'Banim-Father Son Learning is beginning once again this week, Motzai Shabbos Parshas Lech L'cha Nov. 9. Come learn with your son. Bring your friends. Prizes, Pizza and more. Location: Yeshiva Zichron Layma of Union 2035 Vauxhall Road 7-8 pm For questions or sponsorship please call: Rabbi Yossi Kurant 908-336-4031. Rabbi Yossi Kurant - 9083364031, unionkollel@gmail.com (Nov 5)

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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.
Blush pink dress size 6. Includes 3/4 sleeve matching shell. Perfect for Spring/Summer wedding.$175.00. Sara Youner - 9084002314, sara.youner@gmail.com (Nov 17)

Room for rent in strictly kosher home in Elizabeth. Choice of private entrance and bathroom (shower), with shared kitchen and living room/dining room. WiFi. Near a shul. Call 908-340-9999. (Nov 15)

Looking to rent a room/apartment/house near JEC for December and January for 2 Adults. Ester - 4048246365, esterstiefel@aol.com (Nov 12)

Selling a solid wood lounger couch. Good condition! A few nicks and minor signs of use. Selling because we no longer need in the space we have it in. Asking $250 or best offer. It can certainly be reupholstered for a more modern look. Contact to come view in person. Neshe - 917-335-2944, nantelis@gmail.com (Nov 12)

I am giving away an area rug which needs a new home. It is a rectangle, 6ft by 8 ft., in good shape and and a grey geometric print. I used it in my second bedroom . My apartment is animal free and without bugs! Terrence P Morreale - 9082425417, terry442_2000@yahoo.com (Nov 10)

Apartment for rent in the Woodlands in West Orange: large bedroom, large living room, full kitchen, full bathroom. Contact Fran Malkin - 201-704-5064, letzter@comcast.net (Nov 8)

For sale: 4moms Mamaroo brand baby seat with Infant insert Retails for $220 but will take best offer Used once. Photo available. Renee Krul - 908-217-1248, reneekrul@aol.com (Nov 7)

An elderly neighbor has asked me to find homes for about 10 beautiful needle points. Some are completed and some are not. None of them are framed. They are mostly scenery or flowers. If you're interested in seeing one or more, let me know. Terrence P Morreale - 9082425417, terry442_2000@yahoo.com (Oct 31)

Outpatient Physical therapy clinic for sale. This clinic has been has been treating patients in the same location for 15+ years, its been averaging over 2000 patients a year and $250,000 in revenue. This is a great chance for a PT looking to own their own practice, or a company looking to grow. Reduced asking priced 75k (includes build-out and equipment worth 50k). Yaakov Weitman - 917-583-9140, jacob@tu-rehab.com (Oct 29)

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Help wanted, seeking employment
Dog sitter probably needed for this Shabbos so I can help my children. Please let me know if you are available to take care of him in your house. Sheila Nashofer - 9088686425, sheilanashofer@yahoo.com (Nov 20)

Looking for a bookkeeper to join our team! Must have experience. Raymond - raymondkay@gmail.com (Nov 19)

Administrative Assistant- Assistant Buyer. Time management skills and organization are key. Asher Dobin - 9733440100, hiring@npcglobal.com (Nov 19)

Looking for a part-time babysitting job. Hope Dickter - 732-956-4915, chanichef@aol.com (Nov 18)

We're looking for a reliable and caring in-house babysitter to babysit our newborn at my house in Linden. (Some light housework wanted done as well.). M. Halpern - 347-967-8177, mr77401@gmail.com (Nov 15)

Looking for a driver before & during Chanukah to place Menorahs and light them. Must be able to lift items. Please Call 908-289-0770. Mordechai Kanelsky - 9082890770, rabbikanelsky@gmail.com (Nov 13)

Looking for a capable person with a minivan to do small routes in Linden to and from the local jewish playgroup and nursery. Needs to be caring and good with kids. B. Halpern - 917-636-8135, bamdesigns123@gmail.com (Nov 11)

Handyman Mr Dependable no job too small,specialize in electrical work lic# 3969.Carpentry and painting,and all other phases of repair and installations of new for home or business. Please call 9732589258. Charlie - 9732589258, ctennen2@yahoo.com (Nov 6)

Seeking dog walker for my 9 year old Cavapoo Monday through Friday. Best hours would be (approximately ) 9:30-10:30 AM, 12:00-1:00 PM, and 3:00-4:00 PM. Please email me if you are available for any or all of these time slots. Thank you. Sheila Nashofer - 9088686425, sheilanashofer@yahoo.com (Nov 6)

Looking for a local interior designer to decorate a small office space in Elizabeth. Sruly - 347-756-2936, sruly.weber@shipallways.com (Nov 6)

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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/IT Assistance
  • Moishe Adler 973-232-6555
  • Mikhail Kruglyak 908-612-1699, tegron@gmail.com
  • Jonathan Zekry 347-789-7122, support@highlifesystems.com
  • Mike Cheslow - 732-595-8346, kcitechnologysolutions@gmail.com - IT support/technology integration; Small and medium size businesses, specializing in medical and dental practices. Remote and on-site technical support/technology installations at fair and honest prices.
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
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
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
  • Last year's aches and pains should not be this years trouble. Make a resolution for the solution and call Rachel! I'm a licensed massage therapist specializing in migraines, sciatica and back pain, treating men, women and children. Rachel Fleisher - 201-783-3414, MassageZoneNJ@gmail.com
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
  • Would you like to learn Hebrew or strengthen your existing reading or language skills? I am an experienced Ivrit/Hebrew Language teacher for students ages 2.5 - 120! Instruction is engaging, hands-on, and geared to the unique needs and interests of each student. My students gain mastery and confidence in the nurturing educational environment that I provide! Let's talk, 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
  • Math Tutor All levels: Elementary, High School, College, Test Prep. All subjects: Arithmetic, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics, etc. Frum mathematics tutor with over 10 years of experience teaching and working in the field of mathematics. Moshe C Silverstein - 7188390185, moshechayimsilverstein@gmail.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 2019.
  • To add your event to the eKesher calendar, please send an email to calendar@eKesher.com.