Thursday, February 22, 2018


Chazaq Celebrates Fifth Annual Dinner

On Monday night, December 4, Chazaq celebrated their 11-year anniversary with their fifth annual gala dinner that highlighted the past years’ achievements and also sets the tone for all the exciting upcoming projects and programs.

The event took place at Leonard’s Palazzo

NCJW to Prepare 1,000 ‘Snack Packs’ for Eight Local Elementary Schools

The National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section (NCJW BCS) is making the weekends happier for some local children! At its next general meeting, members and volunteers will pack 1,000 child-friendly, healthful goody bags, which will be donated to the Center for Food Action for distribution. This is double the number of

Rabbi Doniel Frank to Present ‘Waze for the Dating Maze’ at Cong. Beth Abraham

“Personality makes a great date. Character makes a great marriage.” So expressed Rabbi Doniel Frank during his interview with The Jewish Link in preparation for his upcoming presentation to the community on effective dating. Anticipating an audience of both singles and their parents, Rabbi Frank will share universal principles

Bergenfield Teen to Join the IDF This Month

Shlomo Kroopnick, a 19-year-old TABC graduate from Bergenfield currently living in Giv’at Shmuel, is set to join the Israel Defence Force on December 24. Describing himself as someone who grew up always having a strong passion for Israel, Shlomo’s decision comes on the heels of years of thought and an inherent

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Now Registering for Two Kids’ Events

Chanukah Science Circus

Sunday, Dec. 17, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Celebrate the holiday of miracles with mind-blowing science experiments! Liberty Science Center’s scientists are coming to the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades to help

Englewood’s Kerin Adams Teaches Painting and Offers Artwork for Purchase

Englewood resident Kerin Adams has spent her career working with those challenged with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. She is also an artist who is highly regarded for her paintings. She has exhibited in the Belskie Museum in Closter and her paintings can be viewed on

Jewish Genealogical Society of North Jersey Plans December Meeting

Join the Jewish Genealogical Society of North Jersey at its December meeting, scheduled for this Sunday, December 17, at 2:30 p.m. The program is entitled “Breaking Brick Walls,” and will focus on the brick walls people may encounter in their genealogical searches. Bring your most pressing research challenge and attendees will brainstorm

Project Ezrah Dinner Celebrates Community Partners

Yachad and Hillel Yeshiva Join for Pre-Chanukah Inclusion Event

NJ/NY Yachad joined at a pre-Chanukah inclusion event last Sunday with students at The Hillel Yeshiva in Ocean, New Jersey. Everyone enjoyed making Chanukah projects, decorating doughnuts, singing and dancing together. Yachad would like to thank Hillel Yeshiva for hosting this event.


Dance Art Creative Center Performs at Bergen Mall

New Jersey FIDF Celebrates Bar Mitzvah Gala at Marriott Glenpointe

The mantra of the gala bar mitzvah event of the New Jersey Chapter of Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) was “Their job is to look after Israel; our job is to look after them.” That theme ran throughout the evening as presentations were made and videos shown illustrating the many vital and meaningful

Hebrew Institute of Riverdale Will Conform to OU Standards for Announcing Unions

Last week, Rabbi Yair Hoffman, in an article for the Five Towns Jewish Times, reported that Rabbi Eytan Feiner of the White Shul in Far Rockway, Queens, had issued remarks condemning the much-publicized act of wishing official mazel tovs (in shul publications and from the bimah) to people celebrating same-sex unions, a practice that has