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Sunday, April 22, 2018

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Teach NJS Breakfast Rallies Support

The packed ballroom in the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe, on Sunday, April 15, filled with hundreds of attentive community supporters and dozens of New Jersey state, county and municipal elected officials eager to demonstrate their interest in the cause was one clear measure of the success of the Teach

RYNJ Family Unites to Celebrate [email protected]

In honor of Israel’s 70th anniversary, students and faculty at Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey (RYNJ) came together to hold an open museum exhibition at the school that celebrated the country’s rich history, culture, illustrious yeshivas, Israeli artifacts and innovations. The event, which took

YU Giving Day 2018 Celebrates #YUHero

On April 25, Yeshiva University will kick off its second Giving Day, as students, alumni and friends join together to celebrate and support the YU of tomorrow. This year’s campaign theme is YU Hero, saluting the heroic nature of the students and faculty of Yeshiva University. The goal for this year’s campaign is to reach 3,000

Congregation Rinat Yisrael to Host Dr. David Shatz

On Shabbat, April 28, the Adult Education Committee of Cong. Rinat Yisrael will host Dr. David Shatz, the Ronald P. Stanton University Professor of Philosophy, Ethics and Religious Thought, Yeshiva University, as a scholar in residence.

Dr. Shatz will deliver the drasha at the 9 a.m. minyan. He

Rabbi Mordechai Shain to Present Upcoming Rohr JLI Course

Beginning Tuesday, April 24, at 8:15 p.m., Rabbi Mordechai Shain of Lubavitch on the Palisades in Tenafly will be offering “What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe,” a new six-week course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI).

YU Studies Impact of World War I on Jewish Culture

On Wednesday, April 25, the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies will present “World War I, Nationalism and Jewish Culture,” a conference organized by Dr. Joshua M. Karlip, associate professor of Jewish history at YU, to examine the destruction and reconstruction of Jewish culture brought on by World War I. The event will take

Bris Avrohom Holds Holocaust Memorial

On Sunday, April 22, at 11 a.m., survivor Edward Mosberg will speak at Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn to commemorate the lives and heroism of the 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. Recommended for children age 10 and up.

Hear directly from Mosberg, a

Rabbi Meir Goldwicht to Speak at Cong. Beth Aaron This Shabbat

This Shabbat, April 21, Rabbi Meir Goldwicht will be the scholar-in-residence at Congregation Beth Aaron. He will offer a drasha, “Has Medinat Yisrael fulfilled the Vision of the Nevi’im?,” in the main minyan between Shacharit and Musaf. He also will speak at 5:20 p.m. on the topic, “Two Jews, Three Opinions, One Nation: A Formula

Former U.S. Congressman Joins Touro College Advisory Board

(Courtesy of Touro College) Eight-term former U.S. Congressman Steven Rothman of Englewood has joined the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Professional Advisory Board. The appointment was announced today by Dr. Steven Huberman, dean and professor at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work.

Rabbi Mordechai Schwersenski to Lead Noam Elementary

Yeshivat Noam is excited to introduce an outstanding educational leader, Rabbi Mordechai Schwersenski, to assume the position of elementary school principal beginning September 2018.

Rabbi Schwersenski has been a member of the faculty of Torah Academy of Philadelphia for the past eight years

TABC Features Dr. Moshe Avital at Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration

In addition to a candle-lighting ceremony, musical performances, and a poem read by a student, the annual student-led TABC Yom HaShoah program on April 12 featured guest speaker and Holocaust survivor Dr. Moshe Avital. Dr. Avital shared his firsthand testimony of the horrors he experienced and emphasized the

‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Mayim Bialik Cast in Perfect Role at Jerusalem College of Technology’s Gala Dinner

(Courtesy of Jerusalem College of Technology) Friends of Jerusalem College of Technology, which rallies support for an academic institution that is at the forefront of empowering women in Israeli society, will feature “Big Bang Theory” star actress Mayim Bialik as its keynote speaker at its New York City gala dinner on May