January 2016 Archives
February 5 Shabbat ALIVE! A joyous and participatory musical service with a three piece band. Join us in song and prayer. Starts at 7:00 pm.
February 6 "The Attack." Part of the Temple Emanu-El's Jews and Judaism in Film Course. The Attack" is the best kind of anti-war propaganda film, calm in feeling and mood, yet truly
terrifying in showing the scourge of our age: terrorism, which can strike anybody, anywhere, at any time. It's also a love story, and a film about having it all. And then in an instant, losing everything. Screening begins at 7:00 pm. Open to the community, Cost: $5. Includes facilitated discussion following the film.
February 19 Tot Shabbat! An age-appropriate Friday evening Shabbat program for younger children up to six years old which also includes a Jewish-themed art/craft session. The program starts at 6 pm.
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Edison, NJ 08820
The Board of Directors of the Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Lawrence E. McCullough, Ph.D. as the organization's new Executive Director. Previously, Dr. McCullough worked nine years at Woodbridge Township municipal government under three mayoral administrations as public information officer,
grants officer and special event coordinator.
Dr. McCullough holds a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from University of Pittsburgh and spent several years as a journalist/editor for newspapers and magazines
throughout the U.S. His organizational background includes serving as Assistant Director of the Indiana University School of Music-Indianapolis; Administrative Director, Humanities Theatre Group; Executive Director, Music Umbrella of Austin; Executive Director, Union County Performing Arts Center; Press Director, Hall Institute of Public Policy; Senior Entertainment Publicist, Englander & Kessee.
"The Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce is a tremendous organization with a sterling history of service and a superb team of dedicated members, staff and
volunteers," says Dr. McCullough. "I feel deeply honored to help guide the Chamber's mission of fostering local business growth and community development."
"Downtown Metuchen is undergoing a significant transformation that will spur economic growth for the entire borough," says Dr. McCullough. "The Chamber will continue to be
in the forefront advocating for local businesses and making sure they have visibility, access and resources to succeed."