Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Teaneck Girl Raises Money for Hurricane Victims

Makor 5K: Where Giving Meets Fitness

To cap off the summer, Makor Disability Services sponsored their first 5K run on Monday, Labor Day, as part of NYC Runs Series. Team Makor boasted over 50 runners of all ages from around the metropolitan area, who ran to show their support for children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities who are

Six Jewish Debates Planned in Fair Lawn

(Courtesy of Anshei Lubavitch) Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein of Anshei Lubavitch will recount 2,000 years of Jewish history through the lens of six epic debates that rocked the Jewish world and still resound powerfully today.

Beginning Sunday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m., Anshei Lubavitch will be

Dean David Berger Meets Pope Francis

Dr. David Berger of Teaneck, professor of Jewish history and dean of the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies of Yeshiva University, participated in a historic encounter with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

Berger was a member of a delegation of Orthodox rabbis representing the

Israel Aids Quake-Stricken Mexico Ahead of Netanyahu’s Historic Latin America Visit

Ahead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic visit to Latin America this week, Israel’s Foreign Ministry Sunday announced it would send aid to earthquake-stricken Mexico.

“Mexico and Israel enjoy close and friendly relations. Naturally, this finds its expression in moments of

Libermans of Teaneck Host ‘Just One Life’ on Eve of Yomim Noraim

As they so graciously opened their home in 1994 and 1996, Sheryl and Aaron Liberman once again hosted an evening of support for the “Just One Life” organization on Sunday, September 10. With more than 120 in attendance, the evening portrayed the unceasing activity of the Yerushalayim-based tzedaka that has brought more

RYNJ Fourth Graders Raise Funds for Victims of Irma

Eliana Driedman, Yakeira Fleischman and Yael Motechin, RYNJ fourth graders, raised $88 to help families hurt by Hurricane Irma. They sold delicious cupcakes and refreshing lemonade.


Young Israel of Teaneck to Host Slovie Jungreis-Wolff on Effective Parenting

With the omnipresence of mobile devices, school bullying and peer pressure, today it’s harder than ever to raise children. To that end, Young Israel of Teaneck will host parenting instructor Sunday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. She will address the community on, “Raising a Child With Soul: How to Raise Children With an Attitude

Bergenfield to Review Inconsistencies in Residential Tax Assessments

In 2016, Bergenfield rolled out a new garbage collection program that would use town-issued cans to be picked up by garbage trucks equipped with mechanical arms, with an aim to increase productivity for public works employees. However, a discrepancy was found in sizes of the homes and what the town had on file. For houses

Bergenfield’s Veterans Memorial Park Splash Pad Adds Accessible Ramp

During the last park remodel, Bergenfield had installed swings for children with special needs but the popular splash pad (or “the sprinkler park,” as many lovingly refer to it) remained difficult to access for park goers who require a ramp. This past summer, when the borough created a cement walkway around the splash

Hadassah Fair Lawn Chapter Shares Plans for Opening Meeting

The Fair Lawn Chapter of Hadassah will have its opening fall meeting on Monday, September 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fair Lawn Jewish Center, 10-10 Norma Avenue, in Fair Lawn. Guest speaker will be Mort Segal, discussing “The Rise and Fall of the Catskills and the Comedians Who Made Them Famous.” Segal worked as a booking

Congregation Beth Abraham Welcomes Dr. Yael Ziegler as Scholar-in-Residence

On Shabbat, September 15 and 16, Congregation Beth Abraham will welcome Dr. Yael Ziegler as a scholar-in-residence. All presentations, except Seudah Shlishit, are open to both men and women and will take place in the shul.