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Monday, January 27, 2020

Community News

Dirshu: When the Siyum Calls

The impressive stage was the first thing that grabbed me when I entered the auditorium at Yerushalayim’s Binyanei Hauma Convention Center on Motzei Shabbos Chanukah, Parshas Miketz 2019.

TABC Distinguished Scholars Hear From Upperclassmen

As the sophomores in TABC’s Distinguished Scholars Program prepare to embark on their research projects, they were privileged to hear from six juniors and seniors who recently completed the program. Each upperclassman presented a three-minute overview of the research he conducted while in the program, including the topic he chose

LPS Kindergarten Has 50th Day Of School

Kindergarten students at Lubavitch on the Palisades have been counting the days of school since the beginning of the year. They have learned how to count by ones, fives and tens. On the 50th day of school, kindergarten students created special crowns with numbers between one and 50 that they put in order themselves and

Rabbi Berel Wein Discusses Newest Book at Beth Abraham

Glassman Meets With Agudah on NJ Assisted Suicide Law

Mah Rabu Ma’asecha Hashem: Heichal HaTorah Observes Mercury Transit

Several times a century, the little planet Mercury passes between the Sun and Earth. On November 11, the Heichal HaTorah Telescope Club set up a 10-inch Dobsonian telescope along with a 10,000 times light reducer to safely view this event. The images were stunning. As the Navi instructs us “שְׂאוּ-מָרוֹם

Jewish Women’s Foundation Accepting Grant Applications Through November 14

(Courtesy of JWF) The Jewish Women’s Foundation of NJ (JWF) is currently accepting proposals for its 2020-2021 small grants cycle. Grant requests of us to $2,500 will be considered. The deadline is Thursday, November 14, at 4 p.m..  

JWF funds projects that impact the lives of women and

Gan Yaldenu of Teaneck Welcomes Fall

Author Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen To Speak in Bergen County During Sukkot

Editor’s note: Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen, Ra”M in Yeshivat Othniel in Har Hebron, will be in Bergen County and the surrounding area during and after Sukkot to discuss his newest book, “Be, Become, Bless.” On Shabbat Chol Hamoed he will speak at Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck. On Motzei Shabbat, Hoshana Rabba, he will be at Shomrei

Welcome Back! First Day of School: The Idea School

Seizing Opportunity

“Re’eh anochi nosein lifneichem hayom bracha uklalah. See, I present before you today a blessing and a curse” (Devarim 11:26). Reb Avi Backenroth, shlita, explains the Kedushas Levi’s interpretation of this verse as follows. The author takes full responsibility for any errors or omissions.

What’s in a Name???

A discussion took place recently among a group of friends of varying ages. What is the appropriate way for children to address adults who are friends of their parents? Should a 6-year-old be saying “Hi Linda” or should they be saying “Hi Mrs. Saks”? It seems that depending upon whom you ask you will get different answers.