Wednesday, January 23, 2019


Devils Honor Bennet Burgida as Honorary Assistant Coach

The New Jersey Devils honored a young cancer survivor Friday as part of the National Hockey League’s annual Hockey Fights Cancer initiative.

Lifelong Devils fan, Bennett Burgida, 11, of Englewood served as an honorary assistant coach and dropped the ceremonial first puck at the beginning of the game against the New York Islanders. The Devils

iCan Teens Meet at Federation

The iCAN Teen Task Force is an elite leadership group preparing teens with knowledge and confidence to tackle anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment in the world today.

The teens came to the second meeting at the Jewish Federation in Paramus on Wednesday, November 14. There were more

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Presents ‘Let There Be Light’

Looking to celebrate Chanukah as a community, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is hosting “Let There Be Light” on Saturday, December 8, from 6-8 p.m. Families are encouraged to join others for a very special night full of fun, featuring an awesome glow-in-the-dark laser light show, as well as everyone’s favorite Chanukah traditions,

‘The Simpsons’ Writer Mike Reiss Comes to Kaplen JCC

In celebration of the Simpsons 30th anniversary, Mike Reiss, the show’s longest-serving writer and producer, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the legendary show that has been one of the most popular in television history. He’ll share stories, scandals and gossip about the creation of the series, starring the most

Congregation Arzei Darom Plans Mad Science Chanukah Party

Please join Arzei Darom for an exciting Chanukah event featuring a Mad Science show, candle lighting with Rabbi Ciment, and delicious pizza and doughnuts. The party starts at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, and is taking place at Congregation Arzei Darom (725 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck). The cost is $15 per child/$45 per family max (five

Englewood Presents Deer Symposium

The Englewood Department of Health has announced a regional educational symposium, “White-Tailed Deer: Biology, Ecology & Management,” presented by the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife. There will be time allotted for comments and questions from the public at the conclusion of the program.

KBY Dinner Honors Rebbeim and Talmidim

(Courtesy of KBY) The assembled guests enjoyed meaningful Torah from Ra”M, Rav Moshe Stav, and the Rosh Yeshiva, Rav Aharon Friedman. Rabbi Uri and Nava Orlian (KBY 93, 94), Rabbi and Rebbetzin at Congregation Shaaray Tefila in Lawrence, were honored with the Marbitzei Torah Award presented by Rabbi

Shirah Community Chorus on the Palisades to Perform at JCC

The Shirah Community Chorus on the Palisades, conducted by Marsha Bryan Edelman, will perform its annual Winter Concert on Sunday, December 2, at 2 p.m. at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades. The program will feature celebratory songs from the Jewish choral tradition in Hebrew and English and will be followed by a post-concert

Over 1,000 Cheer on Chai Lifeline at Annual Gala

(Courtesy of Chai Lifeline) Chai Lifeline promised supporters an evening to dream, hope, and be inspired at its 2018 Annual Gala on Monday, November 19, and it delivered! The close to 1,100 people in attendance at the gala, held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, were treated to an event filled with smiles,

As Inoculated Adults, Here Is What You Need to Know About Measles Immunity

Following the frightening but not altogether unexpected announcement on Tuesday of a confirmed case of measles in Bais Yaakov in Passaic, community residents across both Passaic and Bergen Counties expressed confusion as all children had been inoculated or had met requirements of immunization. Unlike past cases in the New York and New

NJ Yachad Expands, Creates Regional Center

New Jersey Yachad is about to embark on a new chapter, moving imminently to its new headquarters at 259 Cedar Lane in Teaneck, creating what will become the expanded New Jersey Regional Yachad Center. This moves comes after identifying the need for and gaining communal support for more services for

Bris Avrohom Celebrates Annual Dinner and Gala Weddings