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Community Resources

Restaurants & Kosher Food Stores

Acme Supermarket
Bridge Turkish and Mediterranean Grill 
China Lee
Dairy Deluxe Ice Cream
Dunkin Donuts (65 Raritan Avenue)
Giddy’s Pizzeria 
Glatt 27
Jerusalem Pizza
Mordy’s Bake Shoppe
Park Place
Shoprite Kosher Experience Supermarket

Sprinkled Pink NJ
Stop & Shop Supermarket
Sushiana

Sweets To Nuts

The Orchid

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Local Gemachs

ANTIQUE SILVER NAPKIN RING GEMACH

  • Description: Antique sterling silver napkin ring holders to be used for Simchas.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Carol Friedman at 732-846-2259

 

ARTIFICIAL FLORAL CENTERPIECE GEMACH

  • Description: With a donation to Lev L’nefesh, in memory of Suri Granek, z”l, choose from beautiful artificial floral arrangements to enhance your simcha.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Yael Kamelhar at (732) 630-9148

 

BABY BANZ EARMUFF PROTECTION GEMACH

  • Description: Providing protections for eardrums from loud music at weddings and Bar/Bat Mitzvas for 0-2 and 2 -8 year olds. L'iluy nishmash Frayda Chana bas Binyamin HaKohein and Hinda bas Yaakov Peretz.

  • Contact: Please call Marsha Eiserman at 732-777-1155

 

BABY EQUIPMENT GEMACH

  • Description: Borrow all sorts of baby equipment.

  • Contact: To borrow or donate, please call Mrs. Miri Cohen at 732-966-6503

 

BILIBED GEMACH

  • Description: A BiliBed is a Jaundice-lowering electrical medical bed, helps with lowering the bilirubin count. It’s good to help ensure that your baby can get treated at home instead of possibly going to the hospital. It is suggested to discuss this with the baby's doctor before using this or any medical equipment. A fee will be charged.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Felisa Mark 732-414-3375 or e-mail bilibedgemachnj@gmail.com

 

BRIS OUTFIT GEMACH

  • Description: Bris outfits available to borrow (includes hat, booties, and blanket), along with a pillowcase for the bris.

  • Contact: Please call Rochel Leah Eisner (732) 771-7378 or e-mail penpaperwriting@yahoo.com

 

BRIS PILLOW GEMACH

  • Description: Borrow a Bris pillow.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Amy Zelka at 732-613-8717

 

CENTERPIECES – GEMACH LEV L’NEFESH

  • Description: Offers a variety of artificial flowers and vases to enhance any affair.

  • Contact Yael Kamelhar at (917) 593-3652, to reserve. 

  • Donations should be made out to Lev L’Nefesh.

 

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING GEMACH

  • Now accepting new or gently used freshly laundered children’s’ clothing for both genders. (L’iluy nishmas Yisroel ben Chaim Yitzchak and Chaim David ben Yisroel)

  • Contact Yisroela Joran for an appointment 973-473-0831.

 

CHILDREN’S SIMCHA DRESSES GEMACH

  • Description: To borrow with a donation to the Children’s Fund in memory of Dina Eisner, z”l.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Kerry Adler at 732-339-0424

 

CHILDREN’S SHOE SHARE

  • Description: Beautiful little kids shoes for everyday and Shabbos in great condition, give a pair or take a pair. L’iluy nishmas Chaya bas Alexander. 

  • Contact: Email Elisheva Blumberg  or call at (347) 416-3693.

CHILDREN’S VIDEO GEMACH

  • Description: Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley has Jewish content videos and a video monitor for families with illness - in memory of Faye Hanfling, z”l.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Debbie Schneider at 732 572-4713

 

CHILDRENS DVD GEMACH

  • Description: DVD collection for children

Contact: Please call Erin Cohen at 732 773-4859

 

CHUMASHIM GEMACH

  • Description: Small Chumashim with Shabbos davening (both Sefard and Ashkenaz) are available for loan for your simcha with a donation to The Kinder Fund in memory of Dina Eisner a”h--dedicated in memory of Yosef ben Shlomo z”l and Rochel bas Todres a”h.

  • Contact: Please call or e-mail Mrs. Mati Eisner at 917-859-1354 or theeisners@gmail.com

 

COSTUME GEMACH

  • Description: Costumes of all sizes and shapes for Purim and year round. Gemach usually holds sale days at Congregation Ohav Emeth (OE) on two Sundays before Purim. Drop off a costume get a credit for one, otherwise cost is $5 per costume. Proceeds to OE.

  • Contact: Please call or email Shari Gordon at 732-572-9192 or sharigordon2000@yahoo.com

 

DIABETIC SUPPLIES 

  • Description: Providing diabetic supplies — Insulin, test strips, meters etc. — for those who ran out/waiting for insurance approval or guests who left supplies at home. 

  • Contact: The Deutsch Family, 646-683-7394

 

DIAPER GEMACH

  • Description: Provides baby diapers and pull-ups.

  • Contact: To receive or donate diapers, please email diapergemach@gmail.com.

 

DIVERSITY CHILDREN'S BOOK GEMACH

  • Description: A lending library to teach children tolerance and compassion. Many books are social-justice focussed, some just have diverse characters.

  • Contact: Sarah Young 617-680-0641

 

EDISON/HP CHILDREN’S YOM TOV AND SHABBOS CLOTHING

EQUIPMENT FOR THE ELDERLY GEMACH

  • Description: Borrow a bathtub bench, walkers, and special seat with handles to place over the toilet to help the elderly get up and down.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Amy Zelka at 732-613-8717

 

FREE LOAN GEMACH

  • Description: Free loan Gemach in memory of Ellen Schick, z”l

  • Contact: Please call Mr. Barry Mael at 732-819-3512

 

FREE LOAN GEMACH ZICHRON MORDECHAI

  • Description: Free loan Gemach in memory of Rabbi Motti Green, z”l.

  • Contact: Please call Mr. Moshe Feuer at 732-266-9354

 

GRADUATION GOWN GEMACH (RUTGERS)

  • Description: Free Loan of Rutgers graduation gowns. Please donate your gowns after graduation, so others may use them.

  • Contact: Rutgers Hillel: 732-545-2407

 

GOWN GEMACH

  • Description: The Edison/Highland Park Gown Gemach, L'iluy Nishmas R' Yitzchok Ben Binyomin, is open for business! The Gemach houses a wide selection of gowns for children, pre-teen, teens and adults. Please note the Gemach is still looking for donations of gowns in very good condition. Tax deduction is given, and pickup of the gowns can also be arranged.

  • Contact: Sara Scott at 516-526-0941

 

KALLAH GEMACH

  • Description: Various items for a Kallah — Tefillos, CDs, etc., in addition to baskets with women’s items, 

  • Contact: Tiki Nussbaum.

 

KITTEL GEMACH

  • Description: If you or someone you knows needs to borrow a kittel. They are available in four sizes and is in the memory of Lazar Lipman ben Chaim Yizhak z"l

  • Contact: Jeff and Lee Ann Schein at scheinjeff@gmail.com or 732-545-9353

 

MATERNITY GEMACH

  • Description: Maternity clothing

  • Contact: Tania Friedlander: 646-643-5092

 

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT GEMACH

  • Description: Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley has wheelchairs, walkers, canes, breast pumps, hospital beds, commodes, bathtub seats.

  • Contact: Please call Mr. Harry Chefitz at 732-819-4979

 

MEZUZOT

  • L’iluy nishmas Faiga Gitel bas Binyamin Zev HaKohen. Please contact the Lasar Family at (732) 985-1050

 

RE-PLEAT

  • Description: Gemach of outfits for dressy occasions! New in Edison/Highland Park! Have something to donate? Have a special occasion and need something to wear? 

  • Contact: Open by appointment only. Text 732-267-3216

 

SEW TZA'NUA GEMACH

  • Description: Tzaniusdik (modest clothing) alterations.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Breindy Pomper at 732-407-7844

 

SIMCHA SHTICK GEMACH

  • Description: Borrow arches, umbrellas, Chosson and Kallah Bear, MAZAL TOV signs, flowers and more available for weddings.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Mira Septimus at 732-514-9154

 

SHEITLES AND TICHELS/SNOODS/HATS GEMACH

  • Description: Donate and/or take previously owned sheitles. Kallas welcome. No location restriction. Also donate or take tichels/snoods/hats.

  • Contact: Please call or email Mrs. Gittel Tonkonog at 347-615-3294 or ginatonkonog@gmail.com

 

TABLECLOTHS GEMACH

  • Description: Borrow with a donation to The Children's Fund in memory of Dina Eisner, z”l.

  • Contact: To set up an appointment, please call Leah Finkel at (732) 593-7301

 

TABLE AND CHAIRS GEMACH

  • Description: Borrow tables of different sizes and up to 50 chairs, at no cost. L’illuy nishmas Henya bas Yitzchok Isaac.

  • Contact: Please call Mrs. Faige Sauber at 732-572-9628

 

TEFILLOS BOOKLETS FOR WEDDINGS

  • Description: Beautiful tefillos booklets, illustrated by the renowned artist Yonah Weinrib, for use during a chuppah (wedding ceremony).

  • Contact: To borrow from The Children’s Fund in memory of Dina Eisner, z”l, please call Lynn Hanfling at 732-777-0225. Suggested donation is $36.

 

TORAH LIBRARY TAPE GEMACH

  • Description: Torah tapes on a broad spectrum of topics with a variety of speakers

  • Contact: Please call Congregation Ohr Torah at 732-777-8640

 

UNIFORM GEMACH

  • Description: Recycles Yeshiva Shaarei Tzion uniforms

  • Contact: To borrow or donate, please call Mrs. Mimi Blumenkrantz at 732-819-7766

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