Monday, December 17, 2018


Baby Is Buried; Hamas Claims Responsibility

The baby who was delivered prematurely after his mother was critically wounded in a shooting attack at the Ofra Junction on Sunday has died, Shaare Tzedek Medical Center announced on Wednesday.

“We regretfully announce the death of Shira and Amichai’s child four days after the attack,

It’s Time to Address Synagogue Security

On December 19, The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey along with the Orthodox Union, Community Security Service (CSS) and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office will host an informational forum regarding security issues in Northern New Jersey, 

specifically at synagogues in Bergen

Steve Freedman to Lead Solomon Schechter

Steve Freedman is not into labels. At Hillel Day School in metropolitan Detroit, where he has served as head of school for the last 16 years, he has developed his own perspective of a unified Jewish community, and supported it by welcoming students from a wide variety of backgrounds into a vibrant, modern Jewish school

Students Network With Alumni at Lander Career Night

(Courtesy of Touro College) Alumni of Touro’s Lander College For Men are paying their educations forward by sharing their professional experiences with current students at a series of career dinners.

The multi-day event featured presentations and informal discussions. Alumni from a

AMIT Plans Monte Carlo Night

(Courtesy of AMIT) AMIT’s annual Monte Carlo Night returns to Teaneck this year, and attendees will again be able to try their luck at fun games including blackjack, poker and roulette, as well as take part in a silent auction on Judaica art and a raffle for some great prizes. The event will take place on Saturday night, December

Yeshiva University Celebrates the 94th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) On Sunday, December 9, 2018, over 650 people celebrated Yeshiva University’s 94th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation at the New York Hilton. Dr. Ari Berman, president of Yeshiva University, conferred honorary degrees upon Hadassah Lieberman, an advocate for Jewish

Beit Midrash of Teaneck Exceeds Learning Expectations

We all know the miracle of Chanukah. We also know that dreams do sometimes come true.

In the case of the Beit Midrash of Teaneck, which only began several short months ago, both dreams and miracles are taking place. Twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m.

Judge Ruchie Freier Visits Congregation Rinat Yisrael

Cong. Rinat Yisrael will be hosting Judge Rachel Freier who will speak on “My Journey to the Bench” at 4 p.m. on Shabbat, Dec. 15.

Judge Freier, whose career was highlighted in the recent acclaimed film “93 Queen”, campaigned and was elected

Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn Celebrates Yud Tes Kislev

Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn celebrated Yud Tes Kislev with a candlelit dinner and farbrengen. Rabbi Eli Kornfeld of Chabad of Hunterdon County joined the celebration as the guest speaker. Yud Tes Kislev commemorates the day that Rabbi Shneur Zalman, the founder of the Chabad movement, was liberated from

JFCS Volunteers Deliver 42,000th Kosher Meal to Seniors

On December 5, JFCS volunteers Dani Volerich and Gloria Schackner had the privilege of delivering the 42,000th and 42,001st Kosher Meals-on-Wheels of 2018. Dani has been volunteering with JFCS for over 6 years and loves being able to help seniors. She finds it to be incredibly rewarding. Dani’s client

iCan Teen Task Force Hears From StandWithUs

The iCAN Teen Task Force is an elite leadership group preparing high school students with knowledge and confidence to tackle anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment in the world today.

The third meeting at the Jewish Federation in Paramus on Wednesday,

YCT Partners With NYU to Create New Certificate Program

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) Rabbinical School, a pioneering Orthodox rabbinical school, announced that is has partnered with NYU’s Bronfman Center, a remarkably vibrant center for university Jewish life, to create the NYU Certificate in Spiritual Leadership and Social Impact.