Saturday, October 21, 2017

YU and Young Israel of Fort Lee Present August Lecture Programs

Yeshiva University, in collaboration with Young Israel of Fort Lee, will be presenting two lectures during the month of August.

On Monday, August 14, Dr. Steven Fine, Dean Pinkhos Churgin Professor of Jewish History and director of YU’s Center for Israel Studies, will be speaking on “The Temple Menorah and the Arch of Titus.” He will recount his research into the menorah engraved into the Arch of Titus in Rome and how that symbol has changed and resonated from ancient times to modern Israel.

Fine’s talk is part of the monthly Lunch & Learn series and will take place at 12 p.m. A light dairy lunch will be served.

On Tuesday, August 22, Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, director of YU’s Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought, will recount lessons from Rembrandt’s masterpiece, “How to Bless our Children.” The evening will begin at 7:30 with Mincha, followed by the lecture.

Young Israel of Fort Lee is located at 1610 Parker Avenue, Fort Lee, New Jersey. For more information, contact Beth Gorin at [email protected]


Moriah Plus Offers End-of-Summer Program

Moriah Plus, Moriah’s premiere comprehensive afterschool program, incorporates homework, healthy snacks and recreational activities. It is entering its fourth successful year at The Moriah School with over 350 Bergen County children participating.

The Moriah School is excited to offer a wonderful opportunity at the end of the summer that will be available to all of Bergen County’s day schools run by Moriah Plus. This program will be offered for the last two weeks of the summer, August 21 and August 28. The goal of this program is to keep all children involved in a nurturing camp environment incorporating the usual fun camp activities as well as a variety of Moriah Plus classes such as MMA, Zumba, All Sports, Jewelry Making, Street Jam and Graffiti Art—just to name a few!

To register your child, go to Moriahplus.com or email [email protected].


Annual Yoetzet Event Welcomes Community Women in Teaneck

The speakers and moderator at the fifth annual community-wide yoetzet halacha event included Yoetzet Halacha Shoshana Samuels; Dr. Rayzel Yaish, director of guidance at Ma’ayanot; Shera Dubitsky, a healthy mindfulness lecturer and director of navigation and support services at Sharsheret; and Rebbetzin Bassie Taubes, a long-time nurse and director and owner of Wellness Motivations.