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IDF veterans to visit Central Jersey

IDF veterans to visit Central Jersey

THE JEWISH COMMUNITY of Edison/Highland Park/New Brunswick is bringing a unit of IDF combat veterans to New Jersey through the “Peace of Mind” program Nov. 4-11. “Peace of Mind” helps combat vets’ transition to civilian life through group therapy and recreational programs in a supportive diaspora community. This program was developed in Israel after the Second Lebanon War by Metiv, the Israel Psychotrauma Center (

The community is invited to participate in two events. Shabbat services will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, Edison. Dinner follows at 6. Cost is $50 per person, $180 per family. Sponsorships of $250, $360, and $500 are available. RSVP to Judy Chanowitz,

Iris Bahr of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” performs on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. at Rutgers Hillel, New Brunswick. Free; dessert will be served. RSVP to Natalie at

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