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Saturday, January 20, 2018

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Chanukah Chagigah Is Planned at JCOT

Children ages 6-12 are invited on the Great Hunt for the Missing Oil at The Jewish Center of Teaneck. Follow the clues and experience the challenges along the way while searching for the most important ingredient on all of Chanukah! There will also be a craft activity for the younger children (ages 3-5) to decorate their

Rinat Yisrael to Present Lecture by David Zvi Kalman

The Adult Education Committee of Rinat Yisrael will presents a unique multimedia lecture by David Zvi Kalman on Saturday night, December 23, at 8:30 p.m. in the Rinat social hall. The topic will be “Jewish Ritual as Depicted in the Movies.”

Hollywood has been incorporating Jewish rituals into both

Cong. Beth Aaron to Hold Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat This Week

On Shabbat, December 8-9, Congregation Beth Aaron will host as Scholars-in-Residence Rabbi Dr. Michael Rosensweig and Dr. Smadar Rosensweig. Rabbi Dr. Michael Rosensweig occupies the Nathan and Perel Schupf Chair in Talmud at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and is a Rosh Yeshiva in the Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies of Yeshiva

Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn Celebrates Yud Tes Kislev

Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn celebrated Yud Tes Kislev this past Motzei Shabbat with a candlelit dinner and farbrengen. Rabbi Yitzchak Gershovitz of Chabad of Tenafly joined the celebration as the guest speaker. Yud Tes Kislev commemorates the day that Rabbi Shneur Zalman, the founder

JCF Fund Holders Make an Average of 15 Grants a Year

(Courtesy of JCF) Jewish Communal Fund (JCF), the leading collective of Jewish funders, released its inaugural Giving Report recently, providing insight—for the first time ever—into the makeup, demographics and charitable trends taking place among its generous funder network of nearly 9,000 people. With fundholders

JCF Fund Holders Make an Average of 15 Grants a Year

(Courtesy of JCF) Jewish Communal Fund (JCF), the leading collective of Jewish funders, released its inaugural Giving Report recently, providing insight—for the first time ever—into the makeup, demographics and charitable trends taking place among its generous funder network of nearly 9,000 people. With fundholders

Heads of School Rabbis Price and Yablok Are New Members of NCYP

The National Conference of Yeshiva Principals (NCYP) of Torah Umesorah (TU) is one of the divisions of the multi-faceted umbrella organization serving the interests of Jewish education in North America and beyond. TU’s training and mentoring programs, its teacher centers, placement services, publications, professional

Monsey Community Joins to Honor  Rabbi Dr. Moshe Tendler for Five Decades of Leadership

At a gala reception and dinner recognizing one of the world’s foremost rabbis for a lifetime of service to the Jewish community, a crowd of well over 300 joined together to pay tribute to Rabbi Dr. Moshe D. Tendler for his 50-plus years of leadership at Community Synagogue of Monsey (CSM) and his Torah leadership in the

Gesher’s Project Community Trip Joins Israeli Leaders and US Jewish Community

(Courtesy of Gesher) This past Sunday marked the final day of an intense, seven-day trip where leaders in Israeli society could meet, learn from and engage with the American Jewish community. This latest trip is the fourth such trip to the US as part of Project Community, a joint effort of Gesher (www.gesherusa.org) and

Let’s Create a Support Network for the IDF’s Lone Soldiers

When my son told me he wanted to move to Israel and join the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), I was not surprised. Although he grew up in Teaneck and attended the Solomon Schechter Day Schools (of Bergen County and Westchester), he was born in Israel and he called Israel home. He would beg to spend summers there, and often did.

Worldwide Jewish Dating Looks to Expand Its Services

(Courtesy of Social Media Guru 365) After Five Towns resident Meir Jeret met his wife on social media, he decided to work with his business partner, Chaim Kiss, to give back to the community by connecting singles of all ages from around the world.

Jeret and Kiss started with Facebook

Hod Golan and A&H Name Kevin O’Brien New VP of Sales

Hod Golan and Abeles & Heymann announced that Kevin O’Brien has joined the company as vice president of sales. As vice president of sales, Mr. O’Brien will be responsible for managing and growing sales across the nation for both renowned Glatt Kosher brands.

Mr. O’Brien brings more