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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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Rinat to Host Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler This Shabbat

On Shabbat and Sunday, April 14-15, 2018, Cong. Rinat Yisrael Adult Education presents as scholar-in-residence Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler, Ohel Nechama Synagogue, Jerusalem.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Friday evening before Maariv: brief dvar

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades to Hold Annual Spring Boutique

The Early Childhood Department at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will be holding its annual Spring Boutique on Sunday, April 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Monday, April 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The show will feature a wide selection of Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation and teacher gifts and gifts for you. Visit over 50 vendors—many of them

Holocaust Survivors and Emigres to Share Immigration Stories at Temple Beth Sholom

The Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey in collaboration with the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Ramapo College present a panel discussion featuring the personal experiences of Holocaust survivors and emigres to be moderated by Dr. Michael Riff, director of the Gross Center and history

LeKedoshim.com Runs Yom Hazikaron Global Learning Project

On Yom Hazikaron (April 17-18), LeKedoshim.com will attempt a triple siyum: a Siyum HaShas, Siyum Mishnayot and a Siyum Tanach—all within the 24 hours. To participate by learning a daf of Gemara or a perek of Mishnayot or Tanach, register at LeKedoshim.com. Find an hour of your day on Yom Hazikaron to learn for those

Rabbi Hanoch Teller to Speak at NNJ Holocaust Center Fundraiser

The Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial and Education Center is excited to host a fundraising event on Tuesday, April 17, featuring world-renowned author and speaker Rabbi Hanoch Teller. Rabbi Teller will discuss “The Holy Responsibility of Remembrance” based on his latest book “Heroic Children:

Dor L’Dor at Ahavath Torah Sponsors Art Event

The Dor L’Dor group of Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood, is sponsoring an art event, the highlight of which is a trip to the Newark Museum for a docent-led tour of the new exhibit, “The Rockies, the Alps and the Romance of the Mountains,” featuring 70 rarely exhibited works of 19th-century

Jewish Historical Society to Honor Ina Cohen Harris

The Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey (JHSNJ) will honor Ina Cohen Harris at its annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday, May 16, at Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes. Cohen Harris, a board member, is the organization’s recording secretary and is being honored for her valuable contribution to the society and

Areyvut Hosts Chesed Fairs This Sunday

In conjunction with National Mitzvah Day and Good Deeds Day, Areyvut is hosting two free hands-on Chesed Fairs this Sunday, April 15, that are free and open to the community.

9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Young Israel of Teaneck (868 Perry Lane, Teaneck, NJ

Congregation Beth Aaron Hosts Rabbi J.J. Schacter This Shabbat

This Shabbat, April 14, at 6:05 p.m., Congregation Beth Aaron will host Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter, who will speak in honor of Israel’s 70th anniversary. His topic will be “The Contemporary Significance of the State of Israel: Reishit Tzemichat Ge’ulatanu?”

Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter is university

Lavish Lunches at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Raises Funds for Seniors

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) Over 200 women attended Lavish Lunches, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades’ annual culinary adventure that raises significant funds to support JCC programs and services for senior adults in our community. Guests attended lunches of their choosing at local homes and venues, where they were

First-Ever Chabad House to Open in Hackensack

To butcher Billy Joel’s lyrics a bit, “Who needs a ‘Chabad House’ out in Hackensack?” Well, it’s clear to many that Bergen County does.

Just before Pesach, Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County, led by Rabbi Ephraim Simon, completed its agreement to acquire Temple Beth El’s synagogue building in Hackensack, located at 280 Summit Avenue. The newly

Care About Fair Funding for Yeshivot?

Teach NJS will hold its annual legislative breakfast on Sunday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe, to advocate for fair state funding of nonpublic schools. Executive Director Josh Caplan said, “By attending the legislative breakfast we can show our state government that we care about the safety and well-being of all