News and updates from the Friendship Circle of Livingston, NJ Blog

The Whole Megillah: Purim at FC

An array of in-person and virtual programs put the spotlight on Purim, enabling everyone, whether they were at home or in-person, to celebrate the miraculous history of Jewish survival from the evil hands of...

FC Paints Success

Is painting the hottest new hobby? One might wonder after the success of two recent Paint Night events hosted by Friendship Circle and attended by dozens of participants. The first event featured teen volunteers...

LifeTown Reopens!

Kids and volunteers returned to LifeTown on November 1 for the first in-person Torah Circle since the start of the pandemic. Many precautions were taken to ensure the safety of all. Virtual sessions were...

Mobile Sukkah Visits Special Needs Kids to Celebrate Sukkot

By Heather Fordham, New Jersey News Network For families like the Gendels, celebrating holidays already poses its own challenges, especially during the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.  The Gendel family thought they’d have to forego this year’s...

Happiness, Fun and Community Shine at FCwalk and CARnival

As Leo, 12, stuck his head out the sunroof of the car window, he couldn’t help but be excited. He was at LifeTown in Livingston to take part in the 2020 FCwalk CARnival and try his luck at a few games. Friendship Circle celebrated its annual post-walk event keeping social distance, but while being socially connected.