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Monday, June 17, 2019

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Blue and White Party Seeks Second Chance

Formed just months before Israel’s April 9 elections and headlined by several former generals, the Blue and White Party made a strong showing, matching Likud with 35 seats.

Yet, due to the overwhelming victory by the right-wing or religious parties over those to the left, Israeli President

RYNJ Eighth Grade Presents ‘Roots to Routes’ Holocaust Museum

The Holocaust is a foundational part of our Jewish history, and most adults grew up hearing personal accounts from parents, grandparents or their friends. As the generation who survived the Holocaust ages it has become harder to access these first hand accounts and educators struggle with ways to keep this a

Friendship Circle of Bergen County Honors Its Volunteers

Friendship Circle of Bergen County (FCBC) recently held their fourth volunteer celebration. The evening was an opportunity to recognize and thank the amazing volunteers who enable the organization to host the activities they do throughout the school year. From heartfelt speeches to the recitation of

SHIRAH: Jewish Community Chorus of Kaplen JCC Presents 25th Anniversary Concert

Celebrating its 25th year as a division of the JCC Thurnauer School of Music, SHIRAH: The Jewish Community Chorus of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will give a celebratory concert on Sunday, June 23. SHIRAH was founded in June 1995 through a “shidduch” between Bernie and Ruth Weinflash z”l, lovers and supporters of Jewish

Jewish National Fund Showcases ‘The Power of Women’ Featuring Siggy Flicker

Jewish National Fund (JNF) hosted its first annual Women for Israel (WFI) event in Northern New Jersey. The powerful evening, co-chaired by Jenna Gutmann and Debbie Rogoff, and aptly titled “The Power of Women,” was held on May 30, at RAIN in Teaneck. Guests were treated to heartfelt remarks from special guest

Elyakim Rubinstein Visits The Frisch School

Former Israeli diplomat and Israeli Supreme Court Justice, and current Touro Law professor, Elyakim Rubinstein spoke with students at The Frisch School about the Israeli legal system and making peace with Arabic neighbors. Justice Rubinstein leads a newly created Touro Law Center program exploring the Israeli legal system

Jewish Link Among Honorees at BCHSJS Annual Dinner

Apples to Apples Bridges Generations

Middle school teens from Valley Chabad’s Linking Hearts program visited the Jewish Home Assisted Living in River Vale on Tuesday, May 8, for an event on Israel. The group made felt art projects of various holy places in Israel and played Apples to Apples together.

Valley Chabad offers

Refuat Hanefesh and Grow Torah to Discuss the Benefits of Nature

Have you ever wondered how nature could influence your health? Are there physical or mental health benefits of gardening? Join Refuat Hanefesh for a virtual live conversation June 23, at 9 p.m. EST to learn about the restorative and healing powers of nature. Yosef Gillers, founder of Grow Torah, will speak with Dr. Ariel

JFNNJ Fights Fraud

On Wednesday, May 29, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey hosted a seminar in collaboration with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office aimed at giving the public tools to combat fraud and scams perpetrated online, by phone and in the world. “Fight the Scammers” was well attended as participants learned the strategies and

Jewish Home Holds Successful Golf, Tennis and Card Outing

On Monday, June 3, the sun washed the fairways at Montammy Golf Club as the Jewish Home Family celebrated its 25th Annual Golf, Tennis and Card Outing.

Close to 300 golfers, tennis players card players, volunteers and dinner attendees feted honoree and long-time co-chair

Gilbert Gottfried to Perform in Teaneck for Black Box

(Courtesy of BBPAC) On Thursday, June 27, at 8 p.m., famed comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried will perform a comedy show at the Black Box Performing Arts Center in Teaneck. This event will serve as a fundraiser for various programs at the Black Box Performing Arts Center, including the upcoming Shakespeare in the Park in Bergen