Saturday, February 16, 2019


Yeshivat Noam to Celebrate Chai Anniversary Dinner

In celebration of the Chai Anniversary, Yeshivat Noam will host its annual dinner on Wednesday night, March 6, at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck. The theme of the celebration is “L’Chaim,” the celebration of 18 years of growth and success into a premier Jewish day school with over 830 students and 695

Beth Din of America to Host Presidents Day Seminar in Teaneck

Sessions will focus on the role of the Beth Din as an arbitrator in commercial disputes, halachic prenups and divorce.

(Courtesy of Beth Din of America) The Beth Din of America, widely regarded as one of the leading Jewish religious courts in North America, will host a community

Kaplen JCC and Jewish Home Launch Partnership

(Courtesy of Jewish Home) The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades and the Jewish Home Family have launched a collaboration to better serve communities in the region that would benefit from specialized wellness initiatives and therapies.

The first program that the two local nonprofits

Aish HaTorah Inspires in Teaneck

(Courtesy of Aish HaTorah) Aish HaTorah was excited to bring Jerusalem to Teaneck for an inspiring chizuk weekend and reunion. The weekend was a great opportunity for members of the Teaneck community to hear the power of Aish’s Torah wisdom in Jerusalem. Rabbi Nachman Elsant, Miles Kerr-Jarret and Moshe Zeldman, as well

BMOB Youth Department Learns Melachos of Shabbos

This season of Parent Child Learning brought excitement to the BMOB’s beis medrash with vibrant learning every Motzaei Shabbos. At the end of each week of parent-child learning Rabbi Moshe Stavsky taught a new melacha related to creating the fabrics for the Mishkan, along with its practical applications. As a

Ma’ayanot Annual Scholarship Fund Dinner Set for March 2

Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School invites the community to attend its Annual Scholarship Fund Dinner to be held on Saturday evening, March 2, at 8:30 p.m. at Congregation Keter Torah.

This year’s Keter Shem Tov Award will be presented to Hon. Justin Brasch and Juli Smith Brasch

Vogels, Richters and Sperber Sisters to Headline at Congregation Beth Aaron’s 43rd ‘Mega’ Dinner

Forty three years have flown by since the establishment of the shul “on the other side of Route 4” which has served as a model of community involvement for the many other shuls and community organizations within Teaneck. Emanating from Congregation Beth Aaron are major local chesed projects, involving JLE,

Singer Ari Goldwag Uplifts Congregation Ohr HaTorah

(Courtesy of Congregation Ohr HaTorah) Congregation Ohr HaTorah hosted singer and composer Ari Goldwag this past Shabbat, February 8-9. Goldwag is well-known for his own singles and music videos such as “Am Echad,” and has composed numerous hit songs for other musicians like “Yesh Tikvah” and “Ivri Anochi” sung

Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, zt”l, Remembered at Yahrzeit Gathering

(Courtesy of Touro College) A throng of people filled Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim last Wednesday to remember and pay tribute to Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, zt”l, the outstanding visionary, educator and talmid chacham who founded the Touro College and University System. For decades, Touro has educated multitudes of Jewish men and women,

‘Torah From the Years of Wrath’ Author to Speak in Passaic This Sunday

(Courtesy of Kehilas Bais Yosef) Dr. Henry Abramson will speak at Kehilas Bais Yosef (580 Broadway) in Passaic on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. Currently serving as dean at Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Brooklyn, New York, Abramson is the author of “Torah From the Years of Wrath 1939-1943: The Historical Context of the Aish

‘Kosher Chopped’ To Benefit Bonei Olam on Feb. 23rd

According to recent statistics, one in six couples will face infertility. This can be a painful challenge for any couple, but in the Jewish community, where so much of daily life revolves around children, difficulty turning a “couple” into a “family” leaves one feeling constantly on the outskirts of social life, in addition

Rabbi Yisrael Silverman: Celebrating a Lifetime of Jewish Education

In September 1976, Rabbi Yisrael Silverman walked into the Moriah School of Englewood to begin what would become a journey of almost five decades in the world of Jewish education as a teacher/rebbe/administrator. Within a year, he became the assistant principal at Moriah, where he served for another 30 years. For anyone who was