In opening the Safety and Security Summit on Sunday, January 12, at the Bergen Academies, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey (JFNNJ) President Roberta Abrams led the assembled in a moment of silence in memory of the victims of Jersey City and Monsey. A video followed with graphic scenes of
Eighth grade students from Ben Porat Yosef, Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, The Moriah School, Yavneh Academy, Yeshivat He’Atid and Yeshivat Noam gathered together on January 7, Asara b’Tevet, for a technology awareness event run by Screening Our Future, the Bergen County initiative introduced in September
Re: What’s Wrong With Yeshiva Week? (This was the headline of an op-ed in last week’s Jan. 2nd edition by Jon
Last Friday, Andy Gross, executive director of the New Jersey-Israel Commission, JLNJ Co-Publisher Moshe Kinderlehrer, Sarri Singer, founder of Strength to Strength and Michael Cohen, Englewood councilman and the eastern director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, gathered together for an early lunch at Sammy’s Bagels in Teaneck.
On Tuesday, Jan. 7, TABC held an educational program for both students and parents on the dangers of vaping, with guest speaker James Sarto. During the presentations—for students during the day and for the adults at night—open discussion concerned the rise of drug use among teens nationally, concealed vape carrying in schools
On Monday, January 13, Rabbi Samuel Frankel, LCSW, spoke to members of the Young Israel of Fort Lee on the topic of mindfulness and prayer. Mindfulness can enhance prayer by helping improve focus and concentration and enabling the reader to internalize the words. The group bemoaned the fact that in today’s age prayer is often
Seoul Trading Asian Grocery Wholesaler, a leading distributor of Asian food products in the United States and Canada that is committed to serving the community, has donated $20,000 each to two Englewood organizations. Elks Ideal Lodge #470, whose doors were recently closed, was given $10,000 to continue
Start the new year with a renewed appreciation of our planet! The Teaneck Community Chorus presents “For the Beauty of the Earth,” a concert dedicated to the celebration and protection of earth’s glory. A remarkable range of music will exalt the world’s natural wonders and living creatures, and inspire action to
Teaneck Township will hold a Teaneck Teen Idol Contest on Saturday, January 18, at 8 p.m. at Teaneck High School. Hosted by Anthony Johnson, of WABC7 NY Eyewitness News, this exciting evening showcases local teen talent. A panel of judges picks the top five singers from 13 finalists and the audience votes the winner. Get
Daniel Wimmer’s biggest passions were friends, basketball and chesed. On this fourth anniversary of his passing, all three things he loved will come together for the Daniel Wimmer, z”l, Memorial Basketball Tournament. The tournament will be held on January 25, at 7 p.m. at Basketball City, 299 South Pier St., Pier 36, New York, with
The Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial and Education Center launched the first phase of its centerpiece campaign at a gathering of residents, civic, religious and political leaders. Jason Greenblatt of Teaneck, a former assistant to the president and White House special envoy, was the keynote
They say choose a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. Elie Tanous, owner of Elie Tanous Salon, couldn’t agree more. Located at The Shops at Riverside in Hackensack, the salon recently celebrated its second anniversary, an accomplishment Tanous is quite proud of.