Monday, October 31, 2016

Oif Simchas Lakewood Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5777

-Wedding: Itzkowitz- Shain, daughter of R' Simcha Shain at Lake Terrace hall Chupa 7:30 Simchas Chosson v'Kalla 10:00 pm

-Wedding: Ebstein- Kreiser at neeimas Hachaim hall 7:30 pm Chupa

-Vort: Hachoson Yitzy Pick ben R' Yossi Pick to Kallah Bas R' Dovid Deutch tonight in the Westgate simcha Hall 100 Ropshitz Ct.  7:30 - 10:30

Zika Virus Update from Dr. Shanik Pediatric affiliates Lakewood, NJ

Zika update as of October 19, 2016:
-Do not travel to Miami Dade county until Jan,15,2017
-All other areas of Florida are safe for travel for now

No woman of child bearing age and or their husband should travel to Miami Dade county, Florida until January 15, 2017 due to the possibility of contracting the Zika Virus. Also, anyone that travels to that area can bring the virus back and cause further spreading  to others locally. If someone is bitten by a mosquito with Zika Virus there and then is bitten by a mosquito here when they return, that mosquito here will now have the virus and will spread it to anyone else it bites. All other areas of Florida are safe for travel for now. This is all subject to change and will be updated as we learn more.
-Dr Shanik & Dr. Haimowitz

Photos: All in a day

 Earlier in the day the weather was in the upper 70's and residents were out and about boating and relaxing at the shores of Lake Carasaljo. In the evening a rain storm caused a blackout in some areas. 
PHOTOS: Chaveirim members working hand in hand with Lakewood PD & Office Of Emergency Management during last nights blackout. More pics HERE

Yesterday at Lakewood Lake Carasaljo

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Updated: Power outages in Lakewood

JCP&L Power restored at RT 9 GG area.
14th street area near W. County Line
Customers Affected: 1-20
Estimated Restoration: Today at 10:00 PM

West Kennedy Near GG Plaza
Customers Affected: 1-20
Estimated Restoration: Tomorrow at 12:30 AM

Howell/ Lakewood border Brookhill area
Customers Affected: 501-1500
Estimated Restoration: Today at 10:00 PM

Ridge/ Joe Parker area
Customers Affected: 1-20
Estimated Restoration: Today at 10:30 PM

Oif Simchas, Lkwd 10/30/16

-Vort: Hachoson Meir Unger to Kallah Bas R' Nechemia Hertzog at khal sheires Ades yisroel Lakewood NJ
-Vort: Chosson Yitzy Dick ben R' Shlomo to Kallah bas R' Dovid Abraham at Lakewood Commons Simcha hall 7:30- 10:30 pm
-Wedding Cohen- Sander wedding at Ateres Chana Lakewood
-Wedding: Kaufman- Kohn Chasunah at Ateres Reva hall, Lakewood
-Wedding: Zafranai- Einei At Neeimas Hachaim hall, Lakewood

Friday, October 28, 2016

Zmanim Lakewood ערב שבת פרשת בראשית שבת מברכים חודש מרחשוון

Friday, October 28, 2016 / כ"ו תשרי תשע"ז Lakewood, NJ
Candle lighting 5:40 pm   Partly Cloudy skies high of 66 low of 56
Shkiah 5:58 pm 
(Molad Monday 3:24 am + 5 Chalokim)

Rosh Chodesh is Tuesday and Wednesday
-Mazel tov to all Chasanim Breishis/Torah
-Pirchei Groups starting in some areas of Lakewood/ Jackson
-Stamford Meadows shul will be selling the Zchusim for the upkeep of the Shul (coffee, milk, Ner Lamoer) this Shabbos before Krias Hatorah.

כח מעשיו הגיד לעמו לתת להם נחלת גויים: כל הארץ של הקב״ה היא; ברצונו נתנה להם - ברצונו נטלה מהם ונתנה לנו״. שבת שלום, שבת של התחלות מרגשות.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Oif Simches Lakewood Oct 27 2016

-Wedding: Klein Ansbacher at Ateres Chana hall
-Wedding: Kanarek Kipper at Neemas Hachaim hall, Lakewood

-vort of Chosson Elisha Bernstein & Kallah Rikki Serebrowski will be tonight in Willow Court shul, 1445 14th St., Lakewood, from 7-10pm.

-Vort Chosson Yitzy Dick ben R' Shlomo to Kallah bas r' Dovid Abraham at Lakewood Commons Simcha hall 7:30- 10:30 pm

-Vort Chosson ben R' Basch (lkwd Cheder) at R' Forsheimer's shul

No more shlepping to NY to buy a Hat

Coat room/Photo: Courtesy NYT
Its not only the NY supermarkets that have cone to town but now the Hat stores  are coming to Lakewood too. The days of schlepping to the city or Brooklyn to buy a Hat are over, with 4 new hat stores recently opened in Lakewood. In addition to the local hat stores, these new stores bring more service, selection and variety (colors) to Lakewood. If prices will come down, that remains to be seen. Current stores are:

-Kova hats is located in Grand central plaza at Cedarbridge. 
-ThatHat  130 1st street near Lexington
-Borsalino hats at Seagull square
-Ferster Hats coming back soon.
-Hatcraft of Lakewood has moved to Gourmet Glatt plaza 
-The Hat box is at Countyline and Squankum

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Sukkos roundup Lakewood, NJ 5777

Photos, Videos, Sukkos in Lakewood
Photos:BMG- Hoshanos, Simchas Bais Hashoeva HERE
Video: Simchas Bais Hashoeva at Lutzk shul HERE
Video: Yartzheit of Rav Nachman at Breslov Lakewood HERE

Tehillim request

Tefillos are being said for Rav Yitzchok Dershowitz of Lakewood, NJ, who sustained serious injuries upon falling on Simchas Torah and is now in a coma. He is in need of rachamei Shomayim. Signs have been hung at Beth Medrash Govoha urging the talmidim of the yeshiva to daven for Rav Yitzchok’s refuah, Refoel Yitzchok Mordechai ben Chana . read more at

Oif Simchas Lakewood Isru Chag Sukkos 5777

-Chasuna: Shlomo Weisenfelds chasuna is tonight in Ateres Chana hall at  Bais Faiga Chupa at 6:45.
- Wedding of Avi Zern and Naomi Hersh -Vort of Avrohom Shmuel Gaz to Rothschild from Lakewood will be TONIGHT at R' Forscheimers Shul- 418 5th st. LKWD, after 7pm.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Hoshana Rabba/ Shmini Atzeres/ Simchas Torah Lakewood, NJ

Leli Hoshana Rabba Motzei Shabbos הושענא רבה
-Aravos, Hoshanos available at BMG Sukka 7th street and other shuls around Lakewood
-Mishna Torah משנה תורה Barditchev Kloiz 9:30
-Roberts shul HOSHANA RABA ALL NIGHT LEARNING Refreshments
 SHACHRIS NETZ 6:37(7:17)& 8:30
-KZY (R' Gissinger) Shiur from Rav Nosson Stein 10:00 pm followed by seder 
-Mishna Torah 9:00 pm R' Perl Bais Shmuel
- Bais Mordechai Mishna Torah 10:00, followed by meleva malka/Simcha's Bais hashoeva. Tehillim by chatzos. Shachris 8:00 AM.
Shmini Atzeres- Hadlokas Neiros 5:47 Shkiah 6:05

Simchas Torah
BMG Hakafos will be in Bais Aron

Motzei Simchas Torah Tuesday night Hakafos shniyos with music at Pine River Village shul 36 Goldcrest Minhag Adot Hamizrach 

Friday, October 21, 2016

Shabbos Chol HaMoed Friday 19 Tishrei 5777/October 21, 2016, Lakewood Zmanim

Friday, rain most of the day.
Candle lighting 5:49
Shkiah 6:07
Weather for Shabbos chol Hamoed:
Windy. Cloudy skies will become partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 53F. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Chol Hamoed Sukkos Lakewood, NJ 5777

Friday Oct 21st Third day Chol Hamoed

-Planetarium presentation- in Bais Sholom parking lot 9th and Clifton at 12:15 in a new supersized dome for Men and boys only $12 adults $10 boys call 848-223-2366 for early discounts
Chol Hamania_ Uncle Moishy and Twins from France at Tiferes simcha hall, Lakewood, 613 Oak street $18 and $25
Chuk E. Chesse's Chai Life line fundraiser 56 Chambers Bridge Road
Brick, NJ 08723

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Simchas Bais Hashoeva Lakewood 5777

Thursday night:
-Bais Medrash Govoha at Bais Aaron campus 10th and Madison 9:00 pm
-Roberts shul KNA 8:00 pm (carnival thurs 11:30-5:00 at Lakewoood cheder)
-Stolin BM 153 East 7th After 8:30 Maariv
-BM Albert Thursday night at 8:45 in the Sukkah (Maariv 8:30).
-Chateau Sefard 8:00 pm 
-Somerset Walk 8:30 @Rav's succah 84 Ponderosa 
-Chesterfield commons 9:00 pm 
Rav Friedman at his home 1464 Fernwood 
Rav Oelbaum at his home 8 forest park Circle
-Spruce Shul At Rov's house 1301 Lexington 9:30
-Ohr Mattisyohu-  8:00 at 4 Grandview Drive off Joe Parker Food Wine Music.
-Bobov Lakewood 21 N. Apple at 8:00 pm tonight
-Ohr Gedalaya In the sukkah @1180 Coughlin from 8:oo -11:00

(Lutzk B"M with Shimmy Engel)

Simchas Bais Hashoeva Lakewood 5777

list in comment section
Motzei Tom Tov: Tuesday night
Ohr Yechezkel  Ridge in Sukkah 9:45
BM kelmwood (Westgate) 9:00 pm

Wednesday night:
-Stolin B"M 153 East 7th After 8:30 Maariv
-Breslev B"M at 426 6th street
-Lutzk 7:00 pm in the shul sukkah
-Chabad Tonight!Please join us for a Farbrengin/Beis Hoshoeiva. Enjoy hartziga niggunim topped with beautiful and profound insights on Sukkos from the Rov.10:00 in our spacious Sukkah (Central Ave across Hollywood)
-Reb Leima Wilhelm Shlita at succah 408 8th street 9:45 pm
-B"M of Westgate 7:45 pm in the shul

Thursday night:
-Bais Medrash Govoha at Bais Aaron campus 10th and Madison 9:00 pm
-Roberts shul KNA 8:00 pm (carnival thurs 11:30-5:00 at Lakewoood cheder)
-Stolin BM 153 East 7th After 8:30 Maariv
-BM Albert Thursday night at 8:45 in the Sukka (Maariv 8:30).
(Lutzk B"M with Shimmy Engel)

Erev Sukkos 5777 Zmanim Lakewood, NJ ערב סוכות

               ופרוש עלינו סוכת שלומך

Sunday, October 16, 2016 / י"ד תשרי תשע"ז
Candle lighting 5:56
Shkiah 6:14

Photos  HERE of Erev Sukkos at the Daled minim shuk
Gorgeous weather through the entire week no rain in the forecast until Thursday. High of 80 degrees for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Extraordinary hot weather first days of Sukkos in Lakewood area

Forget the shlock  for now its mid October but the expected weather over Yom tov in Lakewood is more like end of August. Gorgeous weather through the entire week no rain in the forecast until Thursday morning. High in the low 80's for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday and Friday may see some morning showers with temps dropping into the low 60's. 

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Kosher ground beef at Costco is Non Glatt

Costco has introduced a new line of chopped meat in the kosher section that is under Triangle K but not Glatt.
The CRC issued a statement-

"Costco has introduced a new line of meat from Tomer Kosher Foods which is certified by Triangle K and Rabbi Elimelech Lebowitz. Please note that this meat is non-glatt." 
The Heimish looking label with hebrew letters is confusing with symbols of other trusted hashgachos.

Motzei shabbos erev sukkos- Lakewood

Daled minim shuk in BMG open tonight poskim on hand to check

Photos of Shuk day 2 HERE on

stores open tonight motzei shabbos Oct 15
Seasons open 9:00 pm- 1:00am
NPGS open 8:30- 1:00am
Gourmet Glatt open 9:00pm- 12:00 am
Kosher Village 9:00 pm- 1:00 am
Judaica plaza open till midnight
Hosiery plus open till 11:00pm
Center of town 9: -midnight
Aisle 9- open till 1:00 am
Farm Fresh open 24 hrs
Kosher West open

Friday, October 14, 2016

Video: Stop shlepping your Sukkah

Call 732-806-1015 Order your Sukkah bag

Zmanim Lakewood ,NJ Shabbos Haazinu ערב שבת פרשת האזינו

Friday, October 14, 2016 / י"ב תשרי תשע"ז
Candle lighting 5:59
Shkiah 6:17
Weather cold Friday night 65 shabbos day, no rain in forecast throughout week until next shabbos chol Hamoed

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Daled Minim shuk at BMG sukkos 5777

PHOTOS day 1 at the BMG  Shuk click HERE
That atmosphere of erev sukkos is palpable at the annual arba minim shuk by the Lakewood Yeshiva. The shuk is at Beth Medrash Govoha 7th street campus off Forest avenue. Many vendors selling all your sukkos needs from the daled minim to sukka decorations, Gedolim photos and other tzorchei yom tov. Local poskim and Rabbonim are on hand inside yeshiva to pasken all your lulav and esrog shaalosthey will be there all day tonight they are there till 12:45 and tomorrow Friday from 10:00 am- 3:00 pm. It will be open again Motzei shabbos and erev Sukkos.

Yapchik tasting at Gourmet Glatt Lakewood

The first retail Yapchik is being produced and launched by MealMart, and there will be a demo today Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Gourmet Glatt of Lakewood from 6:00-10:00 PM hosted by Kosher Guru. 

Dr. Shanik: No nasal spray vaccine for Flu per CDC recommendation

Pediatric affiliates of Lakewood will not issue the FluMist spray this year. The CDC recommended for this year to avoid using the nasal spray version of the flu annual vaccine. The CDC has recommended annual flu shots for everyone ages 6 months and older for the past six years. During the 2014-2015 season, federal health officials had recommended the nasal spray vaccine for young children. But an expert panel on vaccines said in June that the nasal spray, FluMist, used by millions, failed to protect children last year for the third year in a row and should not be used this coming flu season.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Zmanim for Lakewood, NJ Erev Yom Kippur 5777/ 2016

שנה טובה, גמר חתימה טובה, חג שמח וצום קל – שיתקבלו תפילותיכם לרצון לפני אדון כל.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / ט' תשרי תשע"ז ערב יום כיפור
*Yizkor * Hadlokas neiros/ candle lighting 6:04
Yizkor-  approximate times
11:15 Chateau Ashkenaz ‏
11:25 Chesterfield Commons
11:30 Coventry Shul
12:15 stamford meadows
1:30 Bobov Lakewood

Shkia/ Sunset 6:22- fast begins

fast is over Oct 12  7:33 (72 minutes)
Weather- 66° /49°F Clouds giving way to some sun

פנה לעלבון מקום עוון להשים. צחן הסר וגם תבשר לבך חוסים  - סלחתי. קולי שמע וראה דמע עיני
(ריב ריבי שעה ניבי והשיבני - סלחתי. (פיוט לליל כיפור

Erev Yom Kippur Lkwd info

-Chatzos 12:43 pm
Grocery Stores schedule for Erev Yom Kippur, Lakewood
Gourmet Glatt open 7 am- 2pm
NPGS open 7 am- 3 pm All stores
Seasons 6 am- 2 pm
Kosher Village 7-4
Kosher West 7:30-3
Food Ex 8-

Time Release capsule Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin & Caffeine Pills for Yom Kippur.

Please call 732-370-3602 12th & Princeton area or try Food ex

Laws of fasting on Yom Kippur for expectant women

Monday, October 10, 2016

NWS: Frost advisory for Ocean county, NJ

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a frost advisory which will be in effect from 2-9 am Tuesday morning. Temps will be in the mid 30's.

Video: Aseres Yemei Teshuva Vaad from DR. Meir Wikler in Lakewood

Lessons from Hilchos Teshuvah and Vedoy that should be applied to our personal relationships as well. Vaad was given in the Sterling Forest Beis Medrash 144 Hadassah Lane Lakewood, N.J. 

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Divrei Hisoirorus B'inyanai D'iyoma Lakewood

Harav Shimon Alster speaking at 8:45 in Pine River village simcha hall
Harv Elya Kanarek speaking at 9:00 pm for peekskill alumni at 617 5th street
Harav Chaim Mendel Brodsky will be speaking at Stolin B"M 9:00pm
Viyalepol- Divrei chizuk from the Ruv shlita @ 8:15. 1142 East County Line Road
Rabbi Yechiel Spero speaking for women at Ateres Reva hall 8:45 $15 admission

צרכי עמך מרובים

With  yom tov approaching there are families who are struggling to make ends meet. Its time to help out the many yechidim who have no where to turn and are too embarrassed to ask. The sky rocketing tax hikes is only making matters worse, add the new gas tax expense, and those who have no busing losing pay at work for coming late. Its time to focus all our tzedakas on עניי עירך. Many of these families are not known to the Gaboei tzadaka and are on nobody's list. If you think of a neighbor a relative or friend that  are struggling or have been laid off recently, try to help them out in a bakovodiker way. Adopt your neighbor, adopt your friend, adopt your brother. Donate to local Lakewood Tzedakos below:

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Animal rights activists Protesting in Lakewood today

They plan to be back again tomorrow from 1 to 5 pm  tomorrows location at 1328 RIVER AVE Seagull square shopping plaza nearOne of the Kaparos centers, they will park in burger king parking lot
Photos: Susan Marie Kearney

Friday, October 7, 2016

Zmanim Lakewood Shabbos Shuva ערב שבת פרשת וילך

Friday, October 7, 2016 / ה' תשרי תשע"ז
Candle lighting 6:10
Shkiah 6:28
B''M Albert- Droshas Shabbos Shuva tomorrow at 5:00 from Rav Kalman Redisch Shlita Rov B'Khal Ahavas Chessed, Manhattan.

Tehillim - Lkwd mother undergoing Liver transplant

 Please daven for Chaya Dina Chaviva bas Shoshana חי-ה דינה חביבה בת שושנה who is undergoing a liver transplant surgery. Besuros Tovos, Refuah Shleima.

Putting up sukkah weather forecast Lakewood, NJ

Friday Oct 7- Lots of sunshine. High around 70F.
Sunday: Oct 9- Showers in the morning with some clearing at noon.High 63F
Monday: Oct 10- A mainly sunny sky. High 61F. 
Tuesday Oct 11- Erev Yom Kippur: Mostly sunny skies. High 61F.
Wednesday: night Oct 12- Motzei YK Mainly cloudy. Low 54F.
Thursday: Oct 13 Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy 
Friday: Oct 14- Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 64F. 
Sunday: Oct 16 Erev sukkos Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 64F. 
Sukkos- Rain in the forecast Tues, Wed, Thurs.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Tonight: Asifa for women in Lakewood

A Asifa for ladies will take place this evening in Lakewood Motzei Tzom Gedaliah Wednesday night discussing the issue of social media and the impact it has on our daily lives. 
Speakers Rav Mattisyahu Solomon shlita, Rav YItzchock Sorotzkin shlita and Rebbetzin Rena Tarshish who came is specialy from Eretz Yisrael. Event will take place at Neemas Hachaim hall 555 Oak street, doors open at 8:00 pm program will begin at 8:30 -10:15 sharp

Gas tax- procedural vote postponed to Friday nj residents sign petition

Sign Petition HERE against raising the Gas Tax in NJ.#NOGASTAX
Contact your local reps in the 30th district- Singer, Kean, Rible.
( Planned votes on measures to raise the gasoline tax 23 cents a gallon to raise money for road improvements and cut $1.4 billion in taxes were put off two days after proponents ran into a procedural hurdle in the state Senate on Wednesday. Senators said Wednesday the upper chamber was short the 30 votes necessary to force an emergency vote on the legislation. 

Senators announced they would now hold a vote on Friday. The Assembly can't vote until the Senate takes action. 
video nj 101.5

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Chestnut Esrogim open to the public

We are happy to announce that once again, the Shul will be selling ARBAH MINIM SETS (Esrogim, Lulavim, & Haddasim) pre-selected & individually inspected by the Rov שליט"א.
If you wish to help the Shul while taking advantage of this affordable convenience, without compromising on Hiddur Mitzva, please fill this form out ASAP so we can accommodate everyone in a timely manner.

Orders must be submitted no later than Sunday 10/9 at 9pm
Please make your selection in the form below. Pick-up will be on Thursday, Oct. 13th. 8:00-10:00 pm.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Zmanim Lakewood Erev Rosh Hashana of 5777

כתיבה וחתימה טובה‬‎
Sunday, October 2, 2016 / כ"ט אלול תשע"ו ערב ראש השנה
Chatzos 12:45 pm
Hadlokas Neiros candle lighting 6:18 pm
Shkia Sunset 6:36 pm
Weather Monday, First day Rosh Hashan high of 72 and clear
Tuesday, Second day Rosh Hashana Rain with a high of  66

                          תכלה שנה וקללותיה, תחל שנה וברכותיה 
                                    (13 מהפיוט "אחות קטנה" מאת רב אברהם חזן מגירונדי, ספרד, במאה ה-)                                

Waiting to put up your sukkah?

Its been raining over the last few days and the weather forecast for today Sunday Erev Rosh Hashana calls for more rain, However after R''H there is no rain until shabbos the forecast for Tzom Gedlaya and the following days temps will be in the mid to high 60's and clear.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Rosh Hashana info Lakewood

To Hear shofar blowing at Kimbal hospital in Lakewood call 732-364-3441 before YT or leave a message at the front desk. se below for list of tkias shofar for ladies

Main Mikva at 11th and Madison will have police directing traffic in the area

As in previous years on the first day of Rosh Hashana the men will recite Tashlich at Lakewood Avenue via 5th street and the ladies will say tashlich at 2nd Street and North Lake drive.

Photo: Rav Chaim Kanievsky at Hatoras Nedarim today

בית כנסת לדרמן בבני ברק

Shehechiyanu fruit at seasons and how to cut a Rimon

Watch video below

Group from Panama visits the Lakewood Mashgiach ahead of Yomim Noraim

 Lakewood mashgiach Rabbi Matisyahu Salomon with Rabbi David Perets and group from Panama they spent last week in Lakewood getting a spiritual boost during Elul preparing for the Yom Hadin

Selichos Erev Rosh Hashana Lakewood

Bais Medrash Latorah Goldblatts 10:30 pm 12:30 AM 6th and Madison
Stamford Meadows Selichos Motzei Shabbos - 12:50 am
Ohr Mattisyahu  Selichos Sunday Erev Rosh Hashana 7:45
BMG 6:30 am
Lev Avos 7:00 am
481 Oak Glen Road, Howell 8:00 am
Lutzk 7:45am
R' Gissinger  Selichos - 5:30, 7:30am
Chestnut 6:45, 7:45, 8:45