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Sunday, January 26, 2020

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TABC Educates Parents and Students on Dangers of Vaping

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, TABC held an educational program for both students and parents on the dangers of vaping, with guest speaker James Sarto. During the presentations—for students during the day and for the adults at night—open discussion concerned the rise of drug use among teens nationally, concealed vape carrying in schools

Rabbi Samuel Frankel Addresses YIFL on Enhancing Prayer

On Monday, January 13, Rabbi Samuel Frankel, LCSW, spoke to members of the Young Israel of Fort Lee on the topic of mindfulness and prayer. Mindfulness can enhance prayer by helping improve focus and concentration and enabling the reader to internalize the words. The group bemoaned the fact that in today’s age prayer is often

Two Englewood Organizations Receive Generous Donations

Seoul Trading Asian Grocery Wholesaler, a leading distributor of Asian food products in the United States and Canada that is committed to serving the community, has donated $20,000 each to two Englewood organizations. Elks Ideal Lodge #470, whose doors were recently closed, was given $10,000 to continue

Teaneck Community Chorus Winter Concert to Present ‘For the Beauty of the Earth’

Start the new year with a renewed appreciation of our planet! The Teaneck Community Chorus presents “For the Beauty of the Earth,” a concert dedicated to the celebration and protection of earth’s glory. A remarkable range of music will exalt the world’s natural wonders and living creatures, and inspire action to

Teaneck Teen Idol Contest to Celebrate 15th Anniversary

Teaneck Township will hold a Teaneck Teen Idol Contest on Saturday, January 18, at 8 p.m. at Teaneck High School. Hosted by Anthony Johnson, of WABC7 NY Eyewitness News, this exciting evening showcases local teen talent. A panel of judges picks the top five singers from 13 finalists and the audience votes the winner. Get

Daniel Wimmer, z”l, Basketball Tournament to Be Held Jan. 25

Daniel Wimmer’s biggest passions were friends, basketball and chesed. On this fourth anniversary of his passing, all three things he loved will come together for the Daniel Wimmer, z”l, Memorial Basketball Tournament. The tournament will be held on January 25, at 7 p.m. at Basketball City, 299 South Pier St., Pier 36, New York, with

‘Education Is the Only Weapon Against Anti-Semitism’

The Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial and Education Center launched the first phase of its centerpiece campaign at a gathering of residents, civic, religious and political leaders. Jason Greenblatt of Teaneck, a former assistant to the president and White House special envoy, was the keynote

Elie Tanous Salon Celebrates Second Anniversary

They say choose a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. Elie Tanous, owner of Elie Tanous Salon, couldn’t agree more. Located at The Shops at Riverside in Hackensack, the salon recently celebrated its second anniversary, an accomplishment Tanous is quite proud of.

NJ Legislature Approves Nonprofit Security Grant Program Increase

On the very last day of a two-year legislative session, the New Jersey legislature voted overwhelmingly to approve a supplemental appropriations bill that would expand the state’s nonprofit security grant program, doubling it from its current $1 million to $2 million. The move comes in the wake of an alarming spike in

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Now Registering For Winter Offerings From JCC University

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC) JCC University at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is now taking enrollment for its three-session winter term, where people can connect, find new interests, and stay involved in current developments that shape our world. Top professors and experts will present on topics that include science, literature, film,

JCOT Hosts Community-Wide MLK Jr. Event

(Courtesy of JCOT) This past Sunday evening, the Jewish Center of Teaneck held a community-wide event in honor of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day titled, “After Jersey City: Pursuing Communal Harmony in a Polarized Age.”

The event was a conversation featuring Teaneck Mayor Mohammed

Yachad Gala Brings Friends Together