(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
(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
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,
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
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
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
(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
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
(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
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
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