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Public interest announcements, general notices, lost & found, services offered/sought, information/advice sought, person/people/groups sought, etc.
Create healthy habits, not restrictions. Let's have a great time getting healthier...stronger! Yoga, Personal Training & Zumba classes at your convenience and at the YM-YWHA of Union County. Special discount when you mention this ad. Neshe Antelis - 917-335-2944, nantelis@gmail.com (Oct 15)

Seeking information and guidance in requesting special education services from the Elizabeth BOE. If you've done this, it would be so helpful if you could share your experience. Confidentiality respected, of course. Thank you. Aliza Zidell - alizasara@gmail.com (Oct 10)

Seeking Host families for Elitzur Gush Etzion Basketball Members as they visit our community 10/29-11/1 (3 nights). The Union Y will be the "base". Each family will host 2 players, provide breakfast, tefilla accessibility, and a ride to the Y in the morning if possible. To be a Host family, contact Danielle (dperlmutter@gfedgmw.org ), or Jani (camplady30@aol.com) There will be a community scrimmage on 10/29 @5pm. To play, contact larrym@uniony.org. Jani Jonas - 9082898112, camplady30@aol.com (Oct 3)

I would like to get a number of copies each week of a serial that is now appearing weekly in The Jewish Press. Chapter three will appear this week, so if you have back copies, and then future ones, please collect them for me. It's called Shevi's Journey, written by Tali Edelstein, and has so far appeared on pages 19 and 20 in the OLAM supplement. Pictures of a cut watermelon and teenage girl make it easy to spot. Thank you in advance! Mavis Rosenstein - 908 358-4262, mavis@tali.com (Oct 3)

First Israeli film of the season at the Kirshenbaum Israel Center on Tuesday, October 17th @ 6:30PM. "The Wedding Plan". Directed by Rama Burshtein (Fill the Void). No charge please rsvp to dperlmutter@jfedgmw.org or Jani 908-289-8112, x. 19. jani jonas - 908-289-8112, camplady30@aol.com (Oct 2)

Gigantic Rummage/lightly used goods sale at the Y (501 Green Lane, Union) on Sunday, Nov. 5th 9am-4pm. Clothing, household items, accessories. Drop-off & set-up on Wed/Thurs/Fri 11/1,11/2,11/3. For more information email jackieb@uniony.org. jani jonas - 908-289-8112, camplady30@aol.com (Oct 2)

If anyone can donate or contribute on behalf of the Kogan family, in order to get their home professionally cleaned so that they can move back in and get it in livable shape for Baila's return, please make out checks to Kulanu Yachad and earmark them for the Kogan family. You can deliver them to 813 Colonia Road. The money will go to pay for a professional cleaner to remove the dust and debris from the construction. If you need more information, contact me. JESSICA SAVITT - 9082300349, savittfamily@aol.com (Oct 2)

Please join Reva Judas, founder of Nechama Comfort and Martha De Crisce at a Community Awareness on pregnancy loss at the YM-YWHA of Union County on Sunday, October 15, 2017 3pm to 4:30pm. Additionally, a brief support group for Jewish women who have experienced a pregnancy related loss will be available at the YM-YWHA located at 501 Green Lane, Union. For more information or to RSVP please call 908-289-8112 or email mev79@sn.rutgers.edu. Martha - 310-902-2536, martha.decrisce@gmail.com (Oct 2)

"Lunch & Learn" at the Y with Community Rabbis. co-sponsored with Elmora Ave. Shul October 23th @ 11:30-1 w/ Rabbi Herman. $3 pp ($1 discount for Y members) Please rsvp to Marcy at 908-289-8112, x. 34 by 10/20. This program will be held monthly through May. Marcy Fox - 908-289-8112, x. 34, seniordirector@uniony.org (Oct 2)

The Elizabeth Public Library is hosting eight free concerts on Thursdays throughout October and November. This includes a performance on October 18th at 12:00pm by Dave Schlossberg, accomplished pianist and composer of Jewish liturgical music. More information at www.elizpl.org - hope to see you there! Ally Blumenfeld - 908-354-6060, ablumenfeld@elizpl.org (Sep 30)

Kloz Klozet has everything you need for Yom Tov and Everyday Clothing.Everything is on sale.Yes Everthing is on Sale Especially Shells 5 For 50.00. We also have a small collection of Kids Clothing for School and Dress.If you need any thing Special Just call me. Sarah Mintz - 917-913-2129, sarahmintz@gmail.com (Sep 26)

My son is getting married in December and we are looking for 1-2 bedrooms apt in North Ave shul area. He would like to be part of community and learn in kollel after work. Please let me know if you can assist us. thank you very much. LEAH FLOMIN - 9086591375, lflomin@gmail.com (Sep 24)

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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.
Twin beds with box frames, Harvard metal frames and firm mattresses available for your taking. Mattresses are comfortable and in good shape. Susan Eckman - 908-636-4766, basilbran@verizon.net (Oct 2)

Lexus Brand New or Certified pre-owned vehicles for sale. Also, all brands of used vehicles for all budgets. Sedans, Coupes, SUV's, Minivans. Lexus of Edison, 711 Rt 1. Sales consultant is a member of the community.Mention ekesher when you see me. Larry - 732-593-6874, lbobrow@penskeautomotive.com (Sep 27)

Artscroll Schottenstein Edition Full size new hard bound Talmud Bavli Tractate Yoma Volumes I & II. Retail new at $49, asking $35 each. Artscroll oversized complete Siddur, larger print. New condition, never used. $40. Pick up only, no shipping. Elizabeth. ELLIE - 847-308-1424, fearbuster.ellie@gmail.com (Sep 26)

Tens or electro stim 2" X 2" electrode pads in packets of 4 each. Retail at $10, asking $5 per packet, 9 new sealed packets available. Pick up only, no shipping. Elizabeth. ELLIE - 847-308-1424, fearbuster.ellie@gmail.com (Sep 26)

Family in need of dining room table and chairs, couch and dressers. Big mitzvah for new family in our community. Please contact me with any items you can donate or sell or with any leads you might have. Alan Silver - 3478532928, alancsilver613@gmail.com (Sep 19)

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Help wanted, seeking employment
Mr.Dependable -Handyman no job too small.specialize in electrical work lic 3969,carpentry, painting, and all other phases of repairs and new installations. Please call 973 2589258. Charlie - 9732589258, ctennen2@yahoo.com (Oct 3)

The Religious School of Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim of Cranford is seeking dependable teachers who love teaching children and have a passion for Jewish education. There are opportunities available for Sundays (9am-Noon) and Tuesdays (4-6pm). Please send an email to Hazzan@tbemc.org. Cantor Frank Lanzkron-Tamarazo - 908-472-1954, hazzan@tbemc.org (Oct 3)

Experienced Nanny/Babysitter Full Time /Part Time, Reliable & Flexible. More than 10 years of experience. Great References, Newborns-12 years. In the comfort of your own home, the personal care you've been looking for. Feel free to contact me (908)-447-5185. Chaya Antelis - 908-447-5185, chaya.antelis@gmail.com (Sep 28)

Looking for an individual to do research on genetic testing for RP for up to 10 hours a week. Yehudis - 7184805522, emunah2020@gmail.com (Sep 28)

IT Support Engineer - Hoboken, NJ - Excellent Pay and Benefits for for a mid-size, growing manufacturing firm. Join a team committed to troubleshooting and administering Windows technologies in a challenging, fast-paced environment. This position has much room for technical and professional growth. To apply, please send resumes to email. Deborah Foster - 8453621616, dfoster@ymsassociates.com (Sep 26)

Looking for an enthusiastic individual with initiative for a fast paced growing mid-tier import company in Jersey City. Responsibilities include: order entry and modification, product classification and data processing. Will be working with management over multiple departments throughout the company. Basic knowledge of Excel is a plus though we are willing to train. This is a full time position. Marc (Shuli) Weill - 718-869-1684, mweill@homeess.com (Sep 25)

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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
  • High school girl available to babysit your child(ren) in your home weekdays/weekends; flexible hours. Sarit Rosenzweig - 908-328-7320, saritrosenzweig13@gmail.com (July 2015)
  • 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
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
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
  • Wigs expertly washed & styled. Specials For Shabbos & Yom Tov. Refer your friends & get a discounted price. Chaya Antelis 908-447-5185, chaya.antelis@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 2017.
  • To add your event to the eKesher calendar, please call Mavis Rosenstein at 908-353-2498 (home) or 908-358-4262 (cell).