Thursday, August 16, 2018


Nefesh B’Nefesh Brings New Jerseyans ‘Home’

Since 2002, Nefesh B’Nefesh has been helping streamline the aliyah process for new olim, bringing more than 57,000 new Israeli citizens to the country on over 55 charter and group flights since the organization’s inception. Each summer has seen two full charter flights, one in July

OU Launches Women’s Rosh Chodesh Series

In promoting its mission of spreading high-level Torah study to women worldwide, the OU Women’s Initiative launched a new program, its Virtual Rosh Chodesh Lunch & Learn Series on August 12, Rosh Chodesh Elul, with a noon shiur presented by Rebbetzin Shani Taragin. Women throughout the world can now infuse their

Young Israel of Fort Lee Hosts Tuvia Tenenbom

On Monday, August 13, Young Israel of Fort Lee, in conjunction with Jewish National Fund, hosted renowned journalist Tuvia Tenenbom for a special lunch and learn event. Nearly 100 people ventured out in the heavy rain to hear Tenenbom speak about his experiences traveling the globe. Rabbi Dr. Saul Landa, chair of YIFL’s

Kaplen JCC Holds Well-Attended Annual ‘Play Fore! the Kids’ Event

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC) For the 18th year in a row, JCC family and friends gathered on a perfect summer day to take part in the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades’ “Play Fore! the Kids,” which supports programming for children who are differently abled.

This year’s

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ) in Teaneck

(Courtesy of NORPAC) On a recent morning, Tammy and Moshe Greenberg hosted a NORPAC event in support of Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ) at their home in Teaneck. Lance serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and he is vice chair of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. His district is just west of

Alaris Health Is Always on Call

Rabbi Chananya Kanner is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to assist Jewish patients with all their religious needs. Alaris Health Chateau, Sub Acute Rehab, located at 96 Parkway, Rochelle Park, New Jersey, is renowned for its excellent, high level and caring professional staff who go “the extra mile” to help all

93Queen Screening Sells Out

The screening of the film 93Queen took place at Teaneck Cinema with a question and answer session with director Paula Eiselt and Judge Ruchie Freier and her daughter. The film screening was packed with community members.

Prepare for the Holidays With Lamdeinu

Prepare for Rosh Hashanah with these upcoming Lamdeinu lectures. Rabbi Hayyim Angel will speak on the uncertainty principle in the Books of Yonah and Yoel on Wed., Sept. 5, at 1 p.m., followed by Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky with a discussion on the untold history of Kol Nidrei that evening at 8:15 pm. The next evening,

Thurnauer School of Music and Forte Piano of Paramus Hold 14th Annual Piano Sale

The Thurnauer School of Music and Forte Piano of Paramus are pleased to announce the 13th annual Labor Day Piano Sale, to be held Friday, August 31, and Sunday, September 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Monday, September 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., in the Taub Auditorium of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly.

Don Glaser Jazz Trio Plans Fall Performances

The Don Glaser Jazz Trio will be performing at Jules Bistro on September 6 and October 11 from 7:30 until 10:30. The club is located at 65 St Marks Place, New York, NY 10003; the phone number is 212-447-5560. He will perform with Peter Traunmueller on drums and Nate Brown on bass.

The trio can be viewed on YouTube by Googling “Don Glaser Jazz Trio Live at the

Ezras Torah Makes Waves in Bergen County

(Courtesy of Ezras Torah, part II) Once, an American rabbi visiting Tzfat was stopped by a wizened old Jew. “Send regards to my father in America!” said the old man emotionally. “Your father?” asked the rabbi in bewilderment. The man was surely old enough to be a grandfather; how could he have a father living in America?

Fair Lawn Eruv Expands

The Fair Lawn eruv was expanded earlier this summer.

It’s easy to take an eruv for granted—kind of like there being a minyan at your local minyan factory or leftover cholent—yet living without or outside of an eruv makes Shabbat and Yom Tov more challenging in countless