Tuesday, February 20, 2018


Leaves of Faith Book Club to Discuss Franz Kafka’s ‘The Trial’

Please join Rabbi Daniel Fridman and Professor Sarah Rindner at the Jewish Center of Teaneck’s Leaves of Faith Book Club to discuss Franz Kafka’s “The Trial” on Sunday, January 7, at 8:00 p.m. “The Trial” was an influential work of 20th-century literature with many profound themes and Jewish parallels.

Congressman Gottheimer Inaugurates Hometown Hero Awards

Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) presented the inaugural Hometown Hero Awards at Holy Name Medical Center to 20 people for their contributions, which he said often go unrecognized. Councilwoman Ora Kornbluth proudly reported that the honorees included three Bergenfield residents: Izzy Infield, a volunteer at both the Teaneck Volunteer

Israeli Mayoral Delegation Visits YU

(Courtesy of YU) Last month, a delegation of more than 30 Israeli mayors visited Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights to speak with YU President, Dr. Ari Berman about utilizing undergraduate education as a tool for promoting Jewish rootedness.

Tikvah Fund Debuts Maimonides Scholars Program for Jewish Non-Day School Students

The Tikvah Institute for High School Students has announced a new summer program in partnership with the Maimonides Fund, which will take place from June 24 through July 8, 2018. The program is geared towards Jewish public and private school students who are motivated to learn more about Jewish philosophy, culture and history.

NJ State Officials and Chabad Shluchim Light Menorah at State House in Trenton

In what has become a yearly tradition, Chabad’s shluchim from throughout the state of New Jersey gathered on Wednesday, December 13, to light the giant menorah on the State House lawn for the second night of Chanukah. It was lit by Albert El Grissly of Cherry Hill, a long-time supporter of Chabad.

Jewish Business World Brings Darkness to Light With Menorah Lighting Atop Freedom Tower

(Courtesy of OJCC) On Monday evening, December 18, the seventh night of Chanukah, the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce held an inspirational menorah lighting ceremony on the One World Observatory, on the 101st floor of the World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower.

BREAKING: How 'Taxing' Will It Be?


It's a dubious distinction that New Jersey's property taxes are the highest in the nation. To that end, and cognizant that state and local property tax deductions will be capped under federal law at $10,000 starting next year, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed an executive order on Wednesday, December 27,

Bergen County Chanukah Toy Drive Culminates in Presentation of Toys

OJC Business Networking Event to be Headlined by Leading Likud Official Gideon Saar

The Wall Street based Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce (OJC) has opened registration for its first ever business networking event in Israel. The VIP event will take place on Sunday, January 14th, at the King David Hotel in Yerushalayim, and is geared towards entrepreneurs in all sectors, particularly within the

Teaneck Fire Department Delivers Joy to Pediatric Patients at Holy Name

BPY Sets Guinness Record for Largest Human Menorah

Nowadays menorahs come in all shapes and sizes, creatively crafted from various materials including sushi and Legos. Ben Porat Yosef (BPY) took the creativity to a whole new level: a human level. On Wednesday, December 13, the first day of Chanukah, students and faculty at BPY achieved a Guinness world record by

JNF Holds 50th Annual Teaneck Reception

Jewish National Fund recently held its 50th Annual Teaneck Reception at Congregation Beth Sholom in Teaneck, New Jersey. More than 200 attendees celebrated as founding committee members Helen and Robert B. Levine, Janice and Gerald I. Rosen, and Charles W. Shain were honored along with Circle of Excellence Award