With the snip of giant scissors through a gold ribbon, Chabad of West Orange dedicated their new home on June 14. The center is located at 401 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange.
Rabbi Mendy and Altie Kasowitz, directors of Chabad of West Orange, West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Rabbi Moshe Herson, Dean of the Rabbinical College of America, supporter Jed Katz and many others joined in officially opening the center.
“We accomplished a major goal and this location gives us an opportunity to reach more individuals and offer more services to our growing community,” said Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz, Director of Chabad of West Orange. “Our future is bright and we look forward to expanding our work. We know this is the just the beginning and we have a lot more to accomplish”
Following the official ceremony, a special event was held inside which included a dinner and program honoring Chaim and Pnina Massoth and Vitaly and Nina Fishebein. Also honored that evening were the professionals who worked on the project.
The Chabad of West Orange is described as a place where all are welcome to pray, grow, socialize and study in an atmosphere of warmth and belonging.