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Thousands Party in Times Square for Israel’s 70th Birthday

(Courtesy of Consulate General of Israel) Times Square rocked with thousands of partygoers on Sunday evening, as New Yorkers, Israelis and tourists from around the world came together to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary.

Headed by Israel’s Ministry of Culture

North Jersey Jewish Historical Society Receives Prestigious National Grant

(Courtesy of Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey) The Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey was awarded a grant from the National Council for the Humanities: The Preservation Assistance Grant for Smaller Institutions. This particular grant helps small and mid-sized libraries, museums, historical societies,

Spend 10 Days in Israel for Under $2,000

Yeshivat Noam “Family Israel Tour” during winter break, January 17-26, 2019, is open to non-Yeshivat Noam families. Appropriate for families with children in a wide age range.

Amazing, fun, educational full-day tours every day

All arrangements made for you; just

Join Kaplen JCC on the Palisades for Exciting Upcoming Events

19th Annual Sandra O. Gold Founder’s Day Concert

Thursday, June 14, 6:30 p.m.

This annual celebratory event will feature the Thurnauer School of Music’s incomparable student ensembles.

SHIRAH Spring

Lubavitch on the Palisades Offers Two Upcoming Trips

Lubavitch on the Palisades will be taking a trip to the gravesite of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Shneerson, Wednesday, June 13, in honor of the 24th yahrtzeit. Buses will be leaving from 11 Harold St., Tenafly, New Jersey, at 6 p.m. for the cemetery in Queens, New York. Special program and light refreshments at the

Jewish Center of Teaneck Holds Annual Dinner

Please join the Jewish Center of Teaneck for its annual dinner honoring Sigi Laster, guest of honor, and Avi and Ginnine Fried, distinguished community service award recipients, on Monday evening, June 25, at 6:30 p.m.

The 2018 honorees are

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL) in Teaneck

(Courtesy of NORPAC) On a recent Friday morning, Rochelle and Phil Goldschmiedt hosted a NORPAC pro-Israel event to support Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL) at their home in Teaneck.

Brian Mast represents Florida’s 18th congressional district, which spans from the northern portion of Palm Beach

Lubavitch on the Palisades Celebrates ‘What Is?’ Graduation

On May 29, Lubavitch on the Palisades celebrated the class graduation of the course “What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know About Our Universe.” This class had a record attendance, with many people joining in person as well as online. The course’s popularity was due to its subject material. “What Is?” covered key topics

The Council of Jewish Emigre Community Organizations Hosts Gala

(Courtesy of COJECO) The Council of Jewish Emigre Community Organizations hosted their annual gala, marking 17 years of service to New York’s Russian-speaking Jewish Community, on May 23 at the Angel Orensanz Center in New York.

The Russian Speaking Jewish Community of New York shares

JCRC Members Visit With New Jersey Senator Pou

(Courtesy of the JCRC) Members of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey visited the office of New Jersey State Senator Nelly Pou of Legislative District 35 on May 30. The group discussed issues regarding relations with and concerns about Israel, homeland security, anti-Semitism and

YU Women’s Organization Holds Annual Gala

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) The Yeshiva University Women’s Organization (YUWO) will hold its annual benefit gala on June 13. Participants will attend a luncheon at the Grand Tier at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center on West 62nd Street. This will be followed by a performance of American Ballet Theater’s Romeo

‘Aging and Creativity’ Exhibits Artwork by JCC Senior Adults

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Waltuch Art Gallery, located at 411 E. Clinton Avenue in Tenafly, presents “Aging and Creativity,” an exhibition of artwork by senior adults who attend The Club, a new social group connected with the Kaplen Adult Reach Center at the JCC geared