Friday, September 21, 2018


Sanz Zviller Rebbe Comes to Teaneck

Sparks of Life Hosts Vital Parkinson’s Workshops

(Courtesy of Sparks of Life) Alex Kerten, author of “Goodbye Parkinson’s Hello Life” and founder of the Gyro-Kinetics method for treatment of movement disorders, will be visiting New York this October. Sparks of Life Jewish Center for Parkinson’s will be hosting a full-day workshop on Sunday, October 14, for people with

Chuck Guttenberg Center for the Physically Challenged Will Host Annual Special Games Event

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) The Chuck Guttenberg Center for the Physically Challenged at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will host its annual Special Games on Sunday, September 30, 12-2:30 p.m. This field day provides children, teens and adults who are differently abled with the opportunity

Rinat Yisrael to Host Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson

Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson, chancellor of Hebrew University, will speak on “The Cairo Genizah: The Window to a Millennium of Unique Jewish Creativity” on Shabbat Chol Hamoed Sukkot, September 29, at 5:05 PM.

Professor Ben-Sasson is the chancellor of Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Previously,

Temple Emanuel Hosts Lecture for Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Sisterhood of Temple Emanuel of North Jersey will be recognizing this annual health campaign with a public lecture. Rand J. Stack, MD, will be speaking on the subject “Breast Cancer and Jewish Law” on Thursday, October 4, at 7 p.m. at TENJ. Dr. Stack is a board-certified radiologist

Beth Aaron Presents Simchat Torah Programming and Learning for Women

On Monday, October 1, Simchat Torah night, at about 7:30 p.m., following the first hakafa, there will be a program in the Beit Midrash for women, consisting of divrei Torah, followed by a musical experience. Presenters will be Annette Feldman (Torah), Miriam Shapiro (Nevi’im) and Rachel Frazer (Ketuvim). The musical portion will be led by

The Eruv Stays: New Jersey AG Settles Mahwah’s Lawsuit

 New Jersey’s Jewish residents, as well as all residents in favor of reasonable free practice of religion, breathed a sigh of relief when a three-pronged state-brought federal lawsuit involving the Township of Mahwah's fight against the Bergen Rockland Eruv Association was settled out of court this week.

An eruv is a complete, circuitous series of

Join Ma’ayanot for Adult Education and Inspiration

(Courtesy of Ma’ayanot YHS) Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School will kick off its 5779 adult education program with its Annual Community Yom Iyun, to be held on Sunday, September 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p,m., at 1650 Palisade Avenue in Teaneck. The keynote address will be given by Ma’ayanot’s principal, Rivka Kahan, on the

Yachad Celebrates End of Summer

On Wednesday evening, August 29, New Jersey Yachad was invited to celebrate the end of summer in Deal, hosted by Monique and Ricky Chera. Yachad participants, high school students and staff were treated to an elaborate barbecue overlooking the beach, while also enjoying a variety of activities like personalized

MJE Holds Book Launch to Raise Money and Food Donations for Rosh Hashanah

(Courtesy of MJE) Rabbi Mark Wildes, founder of the Manhattan Jewish Experience and author of “Beyond the Instant,” hosted a charity drive and book launch on September 5 at the Manhattan Jewish Experience. The first chapter of his debut book, written after 20 years of mentoring young professionals, delves into the secret of

Rabbi Eli J. Mansour to Speak at Benaroya Sephardic Center

The Benaroya Sephardic Center of Congregation Ahavath Torah proudly presents a special guest lecture by Rabbi Eli J. Mansour on Sunday, September 16, at 8 p.m. Rabbi Mansour is the rabbi of Congregation Bet Yaakob and a world-renowned speaker. He operates numerous online Jewish learning outlets including DailyHalacha.com and

The Virtual Minyan: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

We live in a connected world, where it’s nearly impossible to travel anywhere and not be connected to loved ones. We can chat with our kids away at school and our siblings who live across the country or in other countries. We can go online to see pictures of our kids at camp. We can follow our kids’ Israel program’s Facebook pages to