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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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Dor L’Dor Hosts Lunch and Learn

The Dor L’Dor group of Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood, is sponsoring a pre-Tisha B’Av Lunch and Learn and a movie at 12 p.m. The talk will be given by Rabbi Daniel Goldberg, assistant rabbi of Ahavath Torah and popular lecturer. His topic will be “The City That Is in Sorrow, Laid

Go Down the Aisle With the Chosson and Kallah Gemach

Setting up a home can be daunting and expensive for newly married couples. Help them by donating new or unopened gifts to the chosson and kallah gemach. The gemach accepts Judaica, household items, giftware, linens and engagement and wedding gifts that perhaps are not your taste but others would enjoy as they start their new lives

YIOT Summer Blood Drive to Be Held on July 13

On Thursday, July 13, 3 p.m -9 p.m., Young Israel will be holding their annual summer blood drive. Sign up at tinyurl.com/youngisraelblooddrive, or just show up. If you have any questions, or are looking to get involved in another way, contact Sara Schatz at [email protected] or

Community Plans Meet and Greet With Congressman Josh Gottheimer

Please join the community for a meet and greet with Congressman Josh Gottheimer on Monday July 9, at 7:45 p.m., at Dougies BBQ, 172 West Englewood Avenue in Teaneck. A light dinner will be served.

The evening will be hosted by Henry and Shelly Frisch, Rabbi Menachem Genack, Dem. Mayoral Nom.

Red Stickers Remind: ‘Take Your Kids Out of the Car’

The “Do You Have Everyone?” red sticker is an important summer reminder from Elie Y. Katz, a longtime Teaneck councilman, who is partnering with Teaneck Police Benevolent Association (PBA) on an awareness campaign to ensure kids and pets are safe from hot cars this summer.

As the

Teaneck Joins Global Alliance of Age-Friendly Communities

(Courtesy of Age-Friendly Teaneck) Teaneck is pledging a more age-friendly future, announcing this week it has joined a global alliance that works to improve the lives of older residents.

The township is the first Bergen County community, and only the third in New Jersey, to join the AARP’s

Touro Graduate School of Social Work Honors Class of 2018

(Courtesy of Touro College) Touro College Graduate School of Social Work honored the 120 members of the Class of 2018 last week with an awards celebration at the 92nd Street Y, bringing together the graduates, their families and friends with faculty and staff to recognize the students’ achievements. Emotions ran high as class

William Paterson Students Fight Anti-Semitic Professor

Free speech and academic freedom are prized values in American universities. However, there are times when these First Amendment principles are abused, often with disturbing results. Jewish students at Wayne’s William Paterson University are dealing with one of these situations right now, as they fight to remove a member

Rabbi Schnall Goes to Trenton

New Jersey’s Agudath Israel director advocates for the state’s Orthodox community.

Be it supporting eruvin or funding yeshiva education, stopping assisted suicide or curbing anti-Semitism, Rabbi Avi Schnall is New Jersey’s Orthodox point man from the

JFS of Clifton-Passaic Dedicates New Building

On Sunday, June 24, the Jewish Family Services and Children’s Center of Clifton-Passaic (JFS Clifton), a social services and mental health agency that provides support for children and families in need, held a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony formally opening its new building on Main

Chabad of Teaneck Fills Programming Gap for Young Professionals

Rabbi Michoel Goldin, the youth director at Chabad of Teaneck, has created a new project he has named “The Young Jewish Professionals of Teaneck” to address a need in the community for targeted programming for this in-between age group.

Rabbi Goldin told

Rockland Boulders Jewish Heritage Day a Big 'Hit'