Wednesday, July 24, 2019


Be a Part of ‘Shtisel’ Mania!

Join fellow “Shtisel” devotees for an afternoon of debating, discussing, eating, art appreciation and meeting other fans! “Shtisel” mania has hit big time all over the world. Temple Emanuel will host two sold-out events bringing three of “Shtisel’s” stars and its director to field questions from the riveted audience. The

A Look Back: SAR’s Victory At the National Personal Finance Challenge

Adam Nerenberg could not have imagined that his passion for economics would lead to such immediate success, particularly while he was still in high school. As a junior, he was caught up in the clutches of standardized tests and AP classes. Flash forward to early May and he was leading the SAR High School Economics Club to

Teaneck Watergun Creeps Mess With Wrong Guy on Shabbat

This past Friday night, on July 12, moments before the end of the late Shabbat minyan at Young Israel of Teaneck (YIOT), a silver Honda Accord careened around the corner of Overlook Terrace, and approached Perry Lane where the shul is housed in a semi-remote cul-de-sac. Taking video with their phones, the car’s passengers aimed guns at a man walking away from the

Teaneck Mom, Wife, Sister, Daughter — Now, Kidney Donor

Teaneck resident Aviva Breda, 37, told each of her three young children, in distinct ways, and at different times, that she was donating a kidney. For all of them, however, she started with, “Our family is going to do this really great chesed.”

Six-year-old daughter Ruby,

50,000 Mark Rebbe’s 25th Yahrzeit

This year marks 25 years since the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory. More than 50,000 visitors from all over the world flocked to his resting place in Cambria Heights, Queens from Friday, July 5 through Sunday, July 7. Visitors arrived seeking blessings, spiritual

Over 200 Celebrate Valley Chabad’s Teen Gala

“CTeen has allowed me to connect with my Jewish heritage and meet new friends in a fun and welcoming way.” With those words, Pascack Valley High School sophomore Ava Quinn of River Vale, began her speech at the Valley Chabad Teen Gala at the Woodcliff Lake Hilton.

The yearly event

Congregation Rinat Yisrael Welcomes Rabbi Shai Finkelstein

(Courtesy of Rinat Yisrael) Rinat Yisrael’s Adult Education Committee is proud to present an acclaimed rabbi and lecturer, Rabbi Shai Finkelstein, spiritual leader of the Nitzanim Synagogue in Baka, Jerusalem. Rabbi Finkelstein will speak on Sunday, July 28, at 8:30 p.m., on the topic of “Kiddush Hashem or Suicide? A Halachic

Sunny Day Fundraising for SINAI

Young People’s Chorus at Thurnauer School of Music Wins Best Overall Choir

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) The Young People’s Chorus at the Thurnauer School of Music competed at a demanding “Music in the Parks” competition on May 17 in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, and won for Best Overall Choir for the third year in a row, and won the First Place Superior award for a performance of “Gnothi

125 Students Receive RCA Rabbinical Ordination

(Courtesy of RCA) Nearly 600 people flocked to the Rabbinical College of America (RCA) to witness Rabbi Israel Lau, former chief rabbi of Israel, preside over the rabbinical ordination ceremony for 125 students. Family, friends and supporters hailed from 12 countries and 15 states to be present at this auspicious event.

Lubavitch on the Palisades Commemorates Rebbe’s Yahrzeit

Lubavitch on the Palisades (LOTP) in Tenafly took a trip to the resting place of the Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Shneerson, in Queens. The Ohel, as it is commonly referred to, is a place where people from all walks of life come to pray. The trip brought together Jews from all around the world to

Two River Community Bank Donates $1,000 to JFS Walk/Run

JFS of Central New Jersey would like to thank representatives of Two River Community Bank for donating $1,000 to the recent 5K Walk/Run to support the JFS Food Pantry Program.

Pictured are Timika Muhammad, vice president and commerical loan officer at Two River Community Bank, Tom Beck, JFS