Tuesday, August 14, 2018


Ben Hyman Music Students Headline Eighth Annual Benefit Concert to Support Leket Israel

Leket Israel is pleased to announce that Ben Hyman Music has once again been chosen as its partner in its Eighth Annual Benefit Concert Series. The concerts will take place on June 19 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and on June 21 at 7 p.m. at Debonair Music Hall in Teaneck. Each concert will feature a different age group—elementary

Sen. Singer Resolution Establishing ‘Economic Development Day’ Passes Committee

A resolution by Senator Robert Singer that designates the second Monday of May of each year as “New Jersey Economic Development Day” has passed the Senate Economic Growth Committee. Duvi Honig, the founder and chief executive officer of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, championed the effort.

Specialist Irina Tartakovsky, MD, Joins Englewood Hospital’s Physician Network

Irina Tartakovsky, MD, has joined MDPartners, the physician network of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Tartakovsky is a board-certified internal medicine specialist who has been caring for patients in Englewood for over 17 years. Her clinical interests include disease prevention, the diagnosis and treatment of chronic illnesses

Moriah Plus Is Ready for Summer 2018

(Courtesy of Moriah Plus) The transition between school and camp, both at the beginning and at the end of the summer, can be a busy and challenging time for most parents. Luckily, Moriah Plus has come up with a way to make these transition periods fun and stress free with the Moriah Plus Mini-Camps.

Areyvut’s H.O.P.E. Teen Philanthropy Program Makes a Difference

“By participating in H.O.P.E I learned that you can always make a difference no matter how young you are,” said Emma Goldberg, a seventh grader at Yeshivat Noam and participant of Areyvut’s H.O.P.E Teen Philanthropy Program.

Areyvut, a Bergenfield-based

YU Undergrads Lead Shavuot Learning Programs in 17 Communities Across the Country

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) On Shavuot, more than 85 Yeshiva University students—including 18 from Teaneck and Bergenfield—traveled to 17 communities across North America to share their love of Torah and enliven holiday celebrations as part of the Aaron and Blanche Schreiber “Torah Tours”

OHEL’s Fourth Annual OXC Classic: An Athletic, Mud-Filled Adventure

(Courtesy of OHEL) This year’s OXC Classic, which took place on Sunday, May 27, is a unique, inclusive mud run obstacle course race at the summer camp site of Camp Kaylie in Wurtsboro, New York.

The race this year set new records for participants, with 585 runners completing

2018 J-Biz Conference Spurs Powerful Networking

(Courtesy of J-Biz) The Jewish community’s largest general B2B event was back this year with a bigger bang than ever, as entrepreneurs from around the world gathered at the Bell Works “metroburb” in Holmdel, New Jersey, for the 2018 J-Biz Expo and Business Conference. Hedge fund behemoth SkyBridge

Shomrei Emunah, OU and RCBC Commemorate the Rav’s Yahrzeit

On Wednesday, May 23, Rabbi Hershel Schachter and Rabbi Menachem Genack spoke at Englewood’s Congregation Shomrei Emunah to commemorate the 25th yahrzeit of Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik, zt”l. Both Rabbi Schachter and Rabbi Genack are former talmidim of Rav Soloveitchik; Rabbi Schachter is currently a rosh yeshiva of YU

JFCS Gears Up for Ride

The Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey (JFCS) is excitedly preparing for its upcoming bike ride fundraiser event. Taking place this year on Sunday, June 17, Father’s Day, at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh, the event will raise funds for Meals On Wheels and will culminate with a

Glatt Express to Sponsor Jewish Heritage Day at Rockland Boulders Stadium

Glatt Express Kosher Supermarket on Queen Anne Road in Teaneck is sponsoring Jewish Heritage Day with the Rockland Boulders baseball team on Sunday, June 24, at the Palisades Credit Union Park in Pomona, New York. Dani Secemski, head of operations, will be providing complimentary tickets for the 1:35 p.m. Boulders vs.

Teaneck Hosts Manhattan Jewish Experience Shabbaton

The Manhattan Jewish Experience, founded by Rabbi Mark Wildes and fast approaching its 20th anniversary, hosted a well-attended shabbaton in Teaneck on Shabbat Parshat Beha’alotcha. The more than 40 participants, including 22 singles from Manhattan and eight MJE alumni families living in the area, were hosted by