eKesher Community Calendar – List of Events for 2019

This page contains a list of all scheduled events for 2019 that involve or affect part or all of the Elizabeth-Hillside-Union Jewish community.

To avoid scheduling conflicts, please check this page before scheduling an event.

To add your event to the eKesher calendar, please send an email to calendar@eKesher.com.

Click here for a calendar-style (grid) presentation of all scheduled events.


  • Sun 5/26 - 10:30am EHM Hachnasas Sefer Torah donated by the Preil family l'iluy nismhas our founding member, HaRav Yehoshua Yosef Preil z''l.
  • Sun 5/26 - 9am Mezuzah and Tefillin checking ($) @ JEC
  • Sun 5/26 - Night 37th day Omer
  • Mon 5/27 - Memorial Day
  • Mon 5/27 - No School
  • Fri 5/31 - EAS Scholar-In-Residence Mrs. Rachel Besser

  • Sat 6/1 - Bechukotai
  • Sat 6/1 - EAS Scholar-In-Residence Mrs. Rachel Besser
  • Sun 6/2 - Night 44th day Omer
  • Sun 6/2 - Yom Yerushalayim
  • Tue 6/4 - 11:30am Lunch 'n Learn [Y]
  • Tue 6/4 - 7:30pm Annual Meeting [Y]
  • Tue 6/4 - Rosh Chodesh Sivan
  • Fri 6/7 - 12pm Dismissal all JEC classes
  • Fri 6/7 - BR No School
  • Sat 6/8 - All night learning in many shuls
  • Sat 6/8 - B'midbar
  • Sat 6/8 - Erev Shavuot
  • Sun 6/9 - 1st day Shavuot
  • Sun 6/9 - 9:30 Shacharis; 10:45 Torah reading followed by Shavuot Dairy Kiddush w ice cream, cheese cakes, etc. @ BA
  • Mon 6/10 - 2nd day Shavuot
  • Fri 6/14 - Last Day of School JEC HS
  • Sat 6/15 - Nasso
  • Sun 6/16 - Fathers' Day
  • Sun 6/16 - JEC HS & BR Graduations
  • Mon 6/17 - JEC MS 8th grade Graduation
  • Tue 6/18 - BR 8th grade Graduation
  • Tue 6/18 - Last day of school BR & Middle School
  • Wed 6/19 - 11:30am BBQ Luncheon w Russ Martone [Y]
  • Wed 6/19 - Lower School - Last Day of School
  • Sat 6/22 - Behalotcha
  • Tue 6/25 - Camp Begins thru August 15th [Y]
  • Sat 6/29 - Shelach
  • Sun 6/30 - Summer Classes Begin for 6 weeks [Y]

  • Wed 7/3 - Rosh Chodesh Tammuz
  • Thu 7/4 - Independence Day
  • Thu 7/4 - Rosh Chodesh Tammuz
  • Thu 7/4 - Y closed
  • Sat 7/6 - Korach
  • Mon 7/8 - 7:30pm Vision Chassidic Melody & Inspiration. Dinner & Guest Speaker for men & women @ BA
  • Sat 7/13 - Chukat
  • Sat 7/20 - Balak
  • Sat 7/27 - Pinchas

  • Fri 8/2 - Rosh Chodesh Av
  • Sat 8/3 - Matot - Masei
  • Sat 8/10 - Devarim
  • Sat 8/10 - Shabbat Chazon
  • Sun 8/11 - Tisha B'Av
  • Fri 8/16 - Tu B'Av
  • Sat 8/17 - Shabbat Nachamu
  • Sat 8/17 - Vaetchanan
  • Wed 8/21 - 11:30am Senior Summer Luau [Y]
  • Sat 8/24 - Eikev
  • Sat 8/31 - Re'eh
  • Sat 8/31 - Rosh Chodesh Elul

  • Sun 9/1 - Rosh Chodesh Elul
  • Mon 9/2 - Labor Day
  • Sat 9/7 - Shoftim
  • Sat 9/14 - Ki Teitzei
  • Sat 9/21 - Ki Tavo
  • Sat 9/28 - Nitzavim
  • Sun 9/29 - Erev Rosh Hashanah
  • Mon 9/30 - 1st day Rosh Hashanah 5780

  • Tue 10/1 - 2nd day Rosh Hashanah 5780
  • Tue 10/8 - Erev Yom Kippur. Slichot tonight
  • Wed 10/9 - Yom Kippur
  • Mon 10/14 - First night Sukkot
  • Tue 10/15 - First day Sukkot
  • Wed 10/16 - 2nd day Sukkot
  • Thu 10/17 - Chol hamoed Sukkot
  • Fri 10/18 - Chol hamoed Sukkot
  • Sat 10/19 - Chol hamoed Sukkot
  • Sun 10/20 - Chol hamoed Sukkot
  • Mon 10/21 - Shemini Atzeret
  • Mon 10/21 - Simchat Torah at night
  • Tue 10/22 - Simchat Torah
  • Sun 10/27 - 2am Israel turns clocks back 1 hour to Standard Time

  • Sun 12/22 - First Chanukah candle tonight
  • Mon 12/23 - 2nd Chanukah candle tonight
  • Tue 12/24 - 3rd Chanukah candle tonight
  • Wed 12/25 - 4th Chanukah candle tonight
  • Wed 12/25 - Federal holiday
  • Thu 12/26 - 6th Chanukah candle tonight
  • Fri 12/27 - 7th Chanukah candle tonight
  • Sat 12/28 - 8th Chanukah candle tonight
  • Sun 12/29 - Last day Chanukah