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Caroline Glick Headlines One Israel Fund Gala

(Courtesy of One Israel Fund) Soft-spoken. Hard-hitting. Yes, it sounds like an oxymoron, but that is the only way to describe the incredible keynote speech by Caroline Glick at One Israel Fund’s 24th Annual Dinner this past Tuesday.

As she is

Shalom Task Force Hosts Annual Brunch

(Courtesy of Shalom Task Force) On Sunday, November 4, Shalom Task Force greeted over 350 community members at its annual brunch at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst, New York. The standing-room-only crowd came to recognize the achievements of the exceptional honorees, as well as to support this critical service

Michal Salomon Visits Englewood on Behalf of Rescuers Without Borders

(Courtesy of Hatzalah) A spillover crowd filled the home of Andrew and Leah Harary of Englewood for a presentation by Michal Salomon, who saved her five children from a terror attack that took the lives of her husband, Elad Salomon, and his father and sister, Yosef and Chaya Salomon. In a recent hearing, the

Shomrei Torah to Repeat Chess Grand Master Challenge

Those who’d like to put their chess skills to the test, or just watch a memorable chess display, will have the ultimate opportunity this Sunday, November 18, when chess grand master Boris Gulko from Fair Lawn will again take on up to 20 challengers simultaneously. The event will take place at 8:45 a.m. at Shomrei Torah in Fair

Eitan Hiller Performs in ‘Clue: On Stage’

The Teaneck High School Theater Department is proud to present their 2018 fall play “Clue: On Stage.”

It’s a dark and stormy night, and you’ve been invited to a very unusual dinner party.

Each of the guests has an alias, the butler (played by Eitan Hiller)

Larger Than Life: Weaving God Into the Details

Please join the Rosh Chodesh Society’s new seven-session course, “Larger Than Life: Weaving God into the Details,” where discussions will center on hot-button contemporary issues and will provide real and practical advice, as seven key values that molded the Jewish people and Western civilization are

J-ADD Workshop Discusses Transitioning Into Adulthood

J-ADD will hold a workshop for family members with intellectual or developmental disabilities on Tuesday, November 27, from 7-8:30 p.m. about transitioning into adulthood. Guest speaker will be Nkechi Ugoji, MSW, LSW, senior coordinator, Transition, Policy and Training.

The session will provide insight

Join JFNNJ Mitzvah Day This Sunday

On Sunday, November 18, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey will host its annual Mitzvah Day. Mitzvah Day is a fall community event where families are invited to take part in projects that benefit those in need in northern New Jersey and Israel. This year we are expecting over 300 families to participate. Collections take place

BPY Second Graders Will ‘Pogo for Pittsburgh’

Like many shaken parents, Maxine and Rabbi Hayyim Angel spoke to their daughters, Aviva and Dahlia, about the unspeakable tragedy at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh. They discussed the pain we all felt at the loss of fellow Jews, Americans and humans.

Aviva and Dahlia were frightened

American Friends of Yeshivot Bnei Akiva Appoints New Executive Director

(Courtesy of AFYBA) American Friends of Yeshivot Bnei Akiva (AFYBA) has announced the appointment of Rabbi Micah D. Halpern as national executive director.

Halpern was selected to head the organization as a result of his successful track record as fundraiser, motivational speaker and media

JFNNJ Hosts ‘Fed Talks’

The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey hosted over 100 participants for its latest in a series of Fed Talks featuring Nitsana Darshan-Leitner of the Israel Law Center.

Ms. Darshan-Leitner has represented hundreds of terror victims in legal actions against terror organizations and

Bergen County Yeshiva Execs Attend FL Conference

Executive Directors of Bergen County yeshivas joined together in Florida for the 2nd Annual EdShare Conference sponsored through the Torah Educators Network.