Shabbat House Celebrated
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dozens of people showed up to the dedication of the Shabbat House last night (housewarming party, or “Chanukat Bayit” in Hebrew). Rabbi Boruch Klar officiated the Hanukkah candle lighting and a large menorah was lit outside the house. Rabbi Klar and his wife, Devorah, have more than 30 years of bringing a message of love and unity to the Jewish community in Morris and Essex Counties. Among their projects are the Purim Ball, the Jewish Renaissance Fair in Morristown, and the Jewish Learning Institute. Their mission with the Shabbat House, their latest project, is to share the love and joy of Shabbat with every Jewish family in Essex County. Their wish is to replicate the idea in communities around the country and also around the world.