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Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Rabbi Yaakov Nadler Introduces Torah Champs Learning for Fourth and Fifth Grade Students

Rabbi Yaakov Nadler, a fourth-grade teacher at Yeshivat Noam, will begin offering fourth and fifth graders in the community a chance to participate in a hands-on learning program that is intended to be both educational and enjoyable. Torah Champs is an independent learning program based on a book called Yahdus, which

Naaleh Hosts Paint Night Out for Prospective Students

On Tuesday, February 20, Naaleh High School for Girls hosted a paint night for prospective students of the class of 2022 at The Avenue in Teaneck. The event attracted girls from all different communities including Teaneck, Bergenfield, Manhattan, Passaic and Monsey. Faculty and board members were on hand to answer any

Creating a Community of Learners One Family At a Time

Lamdeinu’s dean, Rachel Friedman, together with Ruth Hartstein, program coordinator, recently noticed a remarkable trend in their classes: Quite a number of students were coming in pairs. Mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, siblings and sometimes even three generations were regularly attending

UJA Federation Tackles Social Justice in Modern Orthodoxy

On February 14, the Manhattan Jewish Center was crowded with over 130 people who came out to listen to a panel of prominent Orthodox leaders discuss the topic of social justice in Modern Orthodoxy. Sponsored by UJA Federation of New York and co-chaired by the leaders of Hitoreri: An Orthodox Movement for Social Change, the panel

Beth Aaron Hosts Origami Workshop

More than 25 youngsters, ages 8 to 80, participated in Beth Aaron’s first origami workshop, led by Yaacov Metzger and assisted by his sons, Leo and Paul. Before the workshop began, Yaacov gave an overview of origami and then taught participants the basic folds, which were used in crafting origami swans, boxes, jumping

Shaarei Orah To Host Scholar-In-Residence Rabbi Dr. Yigal Tsaidi This Shabbat

Shaarei Orah, The Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck, will host Rabbi Dr. Yigal Tsaidi as the scholar-in-residence for Shabbat Tetzaveh, February 23-24. Rabbi Tsaidi’s unique and novel approach to uncovering pshat promises to provide for an exciting and inspiring Shabbat. His speaking schedule is as follows:

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Seeks Artists for Special Exhibition in April

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Waltuch Art Gallery, located at 411 E. Clinton Avenue in Tenafly, New Jersey, is seeking artists, photographers and hobbyists of all ages and backgrounds to participate in the JCC’s center-wide “Israel at 70” celebration in April. To proudly acknowledge Israel’s 70 years of independence, the JCC will

Marbim B’simcha: Hear Megilla in Paterson With Seniors

A few good men, women and children are invited to dress up and join the seniors  at the Federation Apartments, 510 E. 27th Street, at the corner of 12th Avenue in Paterson for Megillat Esther readings.

Wednesday, February 28, Megilla reading at 7 p.m., followed by Maariv.

Singles Shabbaton to Be Held in Englewood

Join the upcoming singles shabbaton on March 9-10, in Englewood, for “Modern Orthodox Machmir” and “Modern Yeshivish” singles. Email [email protected].

Jewish Center of Teaneck Hosts Purim Festivities

The Jewish Center of Teaneck hosted a special pre-Purim youth hamentashen baking event with Lisa Mincis. Parents and children from all over the community came and enjoyed this special program.

JCOT looks forward to more Purim fun at the very festive Purim carnival, to be held on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12

Celebrate Purim at Arzei Darom’s Carnival

The Youth Department at Congregation Arzei Darom is proud to announce a Purim Carnival taking place on Thursday, March 1st, from 10:30AM to 12:30PM. The carnival is featuring a bounce house, photo booth, cotton candy machine, carnival games, prizes, snacks, and more! The address of Arzei Darom is 725 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck NJ. For more information, please

Teaneck Women’s Tefillah Celebrates Purim

Teaneck Women’s Tefillah (TWT) is holding its 40th annual reading of Megillat Esther for women on Purim night, Wednesday, February 28. Maariv begins at 6:25 p.m., followed by Megilla reading promptly at 6:45 p.m. For information about the private home location, email