Saturday, February 16, 2019


Beit Midrash of Teaneck Exceeds Learning Expectations

We all know the miracle of Chanukah. We also know that dreams do sometimes come true.

In the case of the Beit Midrash of Teaneck, which only began several short months ago, both dreams and miracles are taking place. Twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m.

Judge Ruchie Freier Visits Congregation Rinat Yisrael

Cong. Rinat Yisrael will be hosting Judge Rachel Freier who will speak on “My Journey to the Bench” at 4 p.m. on Shabbat, Dec. 15.

Judge Freier, whose career was highlighted in the recent acclaimed film “93 Queen”, campaigned and was elected

Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn Celebrates Yud Tes Kislev

Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn celebrated Yud Tes Kislev with a candlelit dinner and farbrengen. Rabbi Eli Kornfeld of Chabad of Hunterdon County joined the celebration as the guest speaker. Yud Tes Kislev commemorates the day that Rabbi Shneur Zalman, the founder of the Chabad movement, was liberated from

JFCS Volunteers Deliver 42,000th Kosher Meal to Seniors

On December 5, JFCS volunteers Dani Volerich and Gloria Schackner had the privilege of delivering the 42,000th and 42,001st Kosher Meals-on-Wheels of 2018. Dani has been volunteering with JFCS for over 6 years and loves being able to help seniors. She finds it to be incredibly rewarding. Dani’s client

iCan Teen Task Force Hears From StandWithUs

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

The third meeting at the Jewish Federation in Paramus on Wednesday,

YCT Partners With NYU to Create New Certificate Program

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) Rabbinical School, a pioneering Orthodox rabbinical school, announced that is has partnered with NYU’s Bronfman Center, a remarkably vibrant center for university Jewish life, to create the NYU Certificate in Spiritual Leadership and Social Impact.

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades to Hold Family Fun Magic Show on December 25

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will be holding a super fun, interactive magic show on Tuesday, December 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m., for families who are home with the kids. Internationally acclaimed magician David Levitan will delight the whole family with his sleight-of-hand, walk-around magic that is 100 percent interactive and full

Nitzanei Noam Nursery School Opens New School in Fair Lawn

(Courtesy of Yeshivat Noam) Yeshivat Noam is excited to bring its Nitzanei Noam Nursery School to Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn for the 2019/2020 school year. Yeshivat Noam has the opportunity to continue the long legacy of quality nursery school programming that Shomrei Torah has been known for over the years. The new program will

Lubavitch on the Palisades Holds Menorah Contest

(Courtesy of Lubavitch on the Palisades) Lubavitch on the Palisades ushered in the first night of Chanukah with a Family Festival and Menorah Contest. The children’s creativity, hard work and effort were heartwarming and inspirational. Each contestant received a prize, in addition to the grand prize winners.

Leadership Shabbaton Seeks to Inspire Teen Girls

On December 14-15, NJNCSY, in conjunction with NYNCSY, will host its first-ever 4G shabbaton. 4G, a play on words for “for girls,” is a division of New Jersey NCSY created to empower young women and inspire them religiously and secularly as they look ahead to the future.

High school girls from the

TEAM Shabbos Is Coming

(Courtesy of TEAM Shabbos) In just one week, shuls and communities across the county will join together for the annual National Association of Chevra Kadisha TEAM Shabbos. Following last year’s tremendous success, the fourth annual Traditional End-of-Life Awareness Movement (TEAM) Shabbos returns this Shabbat, Parshat Vayechi, December

Bnei Akiva Chanukah Carnival Held at Rinat