Tributes to Vivien Lichter

VivOn Sunday, April 19,  there was a touching memorial for Vivien Lichter. Many of the speakers at the service were Shomrei people – Rabbi Greenstein, Toby Stein, Aileen Grossberg, Dale Russakoff and me [Shirley Grill] – and our stories were about Viv and Shomrei…It felt like a story of Shomrei as well as Vivien.

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Jewish War Veterans Educational Grants

JWV.veterans.logo_The Jewish War Veterans Post that meets at Shomrei Emunah is offering an opportunity for graduating high school seniors to compete for one of three grants of up to $500 each. The minimum requirement is that they must be direct lineal descendants of a living or deceased member in good standing of Essex-Preiskel-Miller-Glassberg Post 47 or the former North Essex Post 146 of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA. “Direct lineal descendant” is defined as a child, grandchild, great-grandchild, etc. of the member. Children of patrons or honorary members are excluded. Continue reading