Rekindling an old flame

When a synagogue closes its doors, the ner tamid, eternal flame, that hangs over the ark where the Torah is kept, is often permanently extinguished. But a broken ner tamid, rescued last year from United Orthodox Tomchei Tmimim Synagogue in Plainfield, has been repaired and rekindled in a new home, the second-floor entryway of offices for Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ in Whippany. Read more.