Sunday, November 19, 2017


Help Support Israel at Bet El Annual Dinner

So many annual dinners, so little time. How to decide which to attend? The Bet El 35th annual dinner, to be held on December 3 at the Marriott Marquis, is surely one not to miss. This event will help shape the future by featuring two powerful speakers: John Bolton, former U.S.

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) in Teaneck

Phil and Rochelle Goldschmiedt hosted a NORPAC pro-Israel event for Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) at their home in Teaneck.

Eliot Engel is the Ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. He has been a voice calling for bipartisan support on US-Israel relations for almost three

Rabbi Larry Rothwachs to Present Parenting Series

Beginning on Tuesday evening, November 28, and continuing on five subsequent Tuesday evenings, Rabbi Larry Rothwachs, morah d’asra of Congregation Beth Aaron, will present a series of lectures exploring Jewish parenting. The opening session will explore the “Goals, Objectives and Measures of Jewish Parenting.”

Teaneck High School Holds Powerful Kristallnacht Program

Paul Galan, Holocaust survivor from Suffern, surrounded by students at Teaneck High School after sharing his incredible story of survival in commemoration of Kristallnacht.


Emunah Awaits Annual Gala in NYC

One of the most anticipated charitable and social events each winter is the annual Emunah dinner. This year, it will take place on Saturday night, the second of December, at Pier 60 Chelsea Piers. The gala highlights incredible men and women who have assumed leadership roles in their communities, oftentimes balancing other major

Rabbi Tully Harcsztark Receives 2017 Covenant Award at Annual Ceremony

(Courtesy of The Covenant Foundation) Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, founding principal of SAR High School in Riverdale, was one of three recipients of The Covenant Foundation’s 2017 Covenant Award, adding his name and stellar achievements to a roster of nationally recognized practitioners making substantive change on the national and

YIOT Community Institutes ‘Community Shabbos’ Lunch

In the last two weeks we have read in the weekly Torah portion about hachnasat orchim, welcoming guests into one’s home. The Young Israel of Teaneck (YIOT) has really taken this mitzvah to heart. This past Shabbat, the YIOT held its first-ever “Community Shabbos” lunch, with families hosting other families in their homes. With a

Cong. Beth Aaron to Host Dr. Naomi Grunhaus on Thanksgiving Day

On Thursday, November 23, Thanksgiving Day, at 9:30 a.m., Dr. Naomi Grunhaus will speak at Congregation Beth Aaron on “Methodological Considerations in Parshanut: When Peshat Contradicts the Halakhah.” A light breakfast will be served.

Dr. Naomi Grunhaus is associate professor in the Rebecca

Fair Lawn Hadassah Chapter Plans November Meeting

The Fair Lawn Chapter of Hadassah will have its monthly meeting on Monday, November 27 at 1 p.m. at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center. Special guest speaker will be nature photographer and raconteur Dick Stanton. A frequent exhibitor of his varied still life photographs at several galleries and the recipient of numerous awards, he will

Judge Ruchie Freier to Speak Sunday in Teaneck

The Honorable Rachel (Ruchie) Freier will be speaking at the Young Israel of Teaneck on Sunday, November 19, at 8 p.m. Freier, a civil court judge in Brooklyn’s fifth district and the first Hasidic woman to serve in public office in U.S. history, was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Freier will share personal stories, which

Teaneck Renewal Gala Celebrates Kidney Donors and Rabbi Adler

YU Launches Master’s in Data Analytics and Visualization

Yeshiva University has launched a master’s program in data analytics and visualization at its Monique C. and Mordecai D. Katz School of Graduate and Professional Studies. This industry-focused master’s degree will equip graduates with state-of-the-art data analysis skills that will prepare them for high-impact data careers in