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Community Board
Public interest announcements, general notices, lost & found, services offered/sought, information/advice sought, person/people/groups sought, etc.
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 12)

Looking for a ride from Lakewood to Elizabeth (or surrounding area) on Thursday, 12/14, afternoon/ evening. Dalia Adler - 908-967-3722, daliaadler@daliaadler.com (Dec 12)

5th Annual Elmora Branch Library Booksale (740 West Grand Street). Adult, Young Adult, and Children's Materials. Now through Monday, December 18. Hardcover $1 or 4/$3.00. Paperback $0.50 or 3/$1.00. Robert Barbanell - 908-353-4820, rbarbanell@elizpl.org (Dec 10)

Cong. Beth Abraham, Bergenfield, NJ, presents Rabbi Doniel Frank on 'Finding your WAZE through the Dating MAZE' Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 23, 2017, 8:15 p.m. Topics include: strategies relating to dating readiness, decision making and evaluation, achieving clarity and navigating challenging situations. Light dairy melave malka free of charge. Please reserve at rdfrankevent@gmail.com (For singles/ parents of singles.). D. Frank - rdfrankevent@gmail.com (Dec 9)

Self Defense classes for men (age 16+) starting in Hillside! 8 week-course begins the week after Chanukah, December 26th! Certified, Frum Krav Maga instructor. Call or email for more details. Michoel Shapiro - 714-376-7181, fightingrabbi@gmail.com (Dec 6)

Looking to learn self-defense? Men's Krav Maga classes are starting, Tuesday nights in Hillside! Frum, certified Krav Maga instructor. Email or call for details. Michoel Shapiro - 7143767181, fightingrabbi@gmail.com (Nov 29)

New Kosher pantry at Overlook Hospital in Summit located on the 4th floor by the cafeteria in the vending area. Combination code is posted and the key to the top is hanging on the inside of the door. Rachel Fleisher - 9083445258, jrfleisher@gmail.com (Nov 26)

Do have baby or toddler clothing/shoes/blankets (clothing thru size 4T) to donate to needy families in Israel (new or in excellent condition)? Please consider donating them to Yad Leah at a clothing drive in Elizabeth (front porch of 803 Colonia Road or 813 Colonia Road) any time on Sunday, December 3. (Suggested donation of $18 to defray costs of distribution) For more info please email dasigoldsmith2@gmail.com or call Tamar Gold at 908-358-5260. Thank you and tizku l'mitzvos! dasi - dasigoldsmith2@gmail.com (Nov 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.
House available for rent in Edison: Gorgeous 5 spacious bedroom house available to rent in Edison immediately! Beautifully redone kitchen with kosher appliances! In frum neighborhood and near shuls! Contact Rivky - 917-808-0959, rmachlis@gmail.com (Dec 14)

Beautiful full-lengthblack men's winter coat in cashmere blend, size XL and women's winter jacket in faux suede (hip length) 14-16. Susan Weinstein - 9082300183, frumahpw@aol.com (Dec 4)

Boxes of baseball cards from the 80s and 90s. $10 a box, cash only please. Annette - 908 3546811, yrgielchinsky@gmail.com (Dec 3)

New! Trendy Nordstrom "Topshop" brand light weight women's calf-length top coat for fall or spring. Light tan, size 8 with tie-belt and side pockets, washable soft lyocell fabric. No shaatnez. $150 new; asking $35. Photo available upon request. Never used- tried on only. Ellie - 847-308-1424, fearbuster.ellie@gmail.com (Nov 29)

Handsome and sturdy oak-grain formica top kitchen table with two expansion leaf inserts. 3' diameter opens to 5'. Carved wood legs. Pick up only- Elizabeth. $50. Photo available upon request. ELLIE - 847-308-1424, feearbuster.ellie@gmail.cm (Nov 29)

Surprise the Chattan and Kallah with personalized Sheva Brachot photo benschers! You take the photo at the wedding, and I do the rest! Fold-over benscher includes the Sheva Brachot on the back and arrives next or 2 days. Makes a perfect centerpiece and a cherished memento for all the family. Re-use for all of the Sheva Brachot! Very reasonably priced with low shipping cost anywhere in the continental US. Sample photos available upon request. A priceless gift appreciated by all. Ellie - 847-308-1424, fearbuster.ellie@gmail.com (Nov 29)

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 Bobrow - 732-593-6874, lbobrow@penskeautomotive.com (Nov 28)

Giving away men's white shirts, sizes 15 and 15 1/2. dasi - dasigoldsmith2@gmail.com (Nov 25)

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Help wanted, seeking employment
Looking hire a man with a van to pick up a treadmill near Lakewood to bring to Elizabeth & to remove the old treadmill from basement please call 908-354-8154. Rachel - 908-354-8154, bookworm400bc@gmail.com (Dec 11)

Growing Company in Union New Jersey Currently Seeking Part Time Bookkeeper - please email resume. Raymond K - 2129833330, raymondkay@gmail.com (Dec 11)

Bruriah High School is seeking a part-time High School Ivrit teacher and a part-time High School Spanish teacher. Experience required. Please submit resume to bruriah@thejec.org. Bruriah Office - 908-355-4850 x6196, bruriah@thejec.org (Dec 11)

Calling all soccer enthusiasts. Bruriah seeks coach(es) for its middle-school and junior hs soccer teams. Please contact me for details and a lively discussion about these new programs. susan rifkin - 9083554850, srifkin@thejec.org (Dec 10)

Handyman -Mr. Dependable-no job too small, carpentry ,painting ,specialize in electrical work Lic.#3969, and all other phases of repairs and installing new. Please Charlie at 973 258 9258. charlie - 973-258-9258, ctennen2@yahoo.com (Dec 6)

Chief Financial Officer for a large retailer. CPA and 10+ yrs of experience preferred. To inquire further or send resume, please use email (no phone calls please). Abby Barnes - 8453621616, abarnes@ymsassociates.com (Dec 6)

Needed- two strong individuals with dolly to bring up heavy freezer and stove from the basement. Also to remove twin bed and dresser from attic. Stove and freezer may be taken for scrap metal. Annette - 908 3546811, yrgielchinsky@gmail.com (Dec 3)

Looking for a Frum person part time with flexible hrs from 6pm till app 9 pm may be earlier and may be later depending on day to be mashgiach in kitchen in linden nj No experience necassery. Moshe - 9176428297, m9176428297@gmail.com (Nov 30)

Male caregiver looking for full or part time position. Experienced in dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, substance abuse. Responsible, caring, professional. Excellent references. Ilana Adams - 2013705709, ilanaadams@gmail.com (Nov 29)

Frum business moving to Roselle NJ looking for full time office assistant. Early Fridays and Closed Yom Tov with pay! Entry level position with room to grow. Please email resume. Shana Halton - 973-249-8200x210, shana@midwooddist.com (Nov 29)

Looking for a babysitter for my daughter. 2 possibly 3 days a week, in Springfield, from 7am until 6 pm at night. Baby is 17 months old. Ilana Horowitz - 908-406-1591, ilanahorowitz@yahoo.com (Nov 26)

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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
  • 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
  • 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).