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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Beth Aaron to Honor IDF Widows and Orphans on Shabbat Chayal

Many Teaneck shuls set aside a Shabbat close to the yearly Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut commemorations to honor chayalim who are currently serving or in the past have served in the IDF. This year, Congregation Beth Aaron has designated Shabbat Parshat Tazria-Metzora, April 21, as Shabbat Chayal. As in prior years, Beth

Joseph Rotenberg to Present Book at Teaneck Library

Author and Jewish Link contributor Joseph Rotenberg, whose book, “Timeless Travels,” was named by the Huffington Post as a “must read” will be speaking and autographing books at the Teaneck Library on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:00 p.m. The book, a rich collection of short stories based on the American/Jewish experience has

Michael Wildes Announces Campaign for Englewood Mayor

(Courtesy of Michael Wildes for Mayor) Former Mayor Michael Wildes will run in the Englewood’s June 5th Democratic primary for mayor. Wildes recently submitted nearly 300 signed nominating petitions to the city clerk and plans to formally launch his campaign in the coming weeks with a public kickoff event.

Cub Scouts Enjoy the Outdoors

Cub scouts in the Bear Den from Pack 613 go on a hike at the Tenafly Nature Center.

OHEL Publishes Ground Breaking ‘Voices of Strength’ Journal

(Courtesy of OHEL) To both mark the opening of the groundbreaking new OHEL Jaffa Family Campus and further break down the many stigmas that exist in the community, OHEL has published the inaugural journal, “Voices of Strength,” available online and in print.

The journal confronts the stigmas

JCRC Holds Legislative Advocacy Day

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey (JFNNJ) held its monthly Legislative Advocacy Day on March 28, meeting with New Jersey Senator Gerald Cardinale and Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi, both of Legislative District 39 in Bergen County.

Rinat to Host Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler This Shabbat

On Shabbat and Sunday, April 14-15, 2018, Cong. Rinat Yisrael Adult Education presents as scholar-in-residence Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler, Ohel Nechama Synagogue, Jerusalem.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Friday evening before Maariv: brief dvar

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades to Hold Annual Spring Boutique

The Early Childhood Department at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will be holding its annual Spring Boutique on Sunday, April 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Monday, April 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The show will feature a wide selection of Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation and teacher gifts and gifts for you. Visit over 50 vendors—many of them

Holocaust Survivors and Emigres to Share Immigration Stories at Temple Beth Sholom

The Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey in collaboration with the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Ramapo College present a panel discussion featuring the personal experiences of Holocaust survivors and emigres to be moderated by Dr. Michael Riff, director of the Gross Center and history

LeKedoshim.com Runs Yom Hazikaron Global Learning Project

On Yom Hazikaron (April 17-18), LeKedoshim.com will attempt a triple siyum: a Siyum HaShas, Siyum Mishnayot and a Siyum Tanach—all within the 24 hours. To participate by learning a daf of Gemara or a perek of Mishnayot or Tanach, register at LeKedoshim.com. Find an hour of your day on Yom Hazikaron to learn for those

Rabbi Hanoch Teller to Speak at NNJ Holocaust Center Fundraiser

The Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial and Education Center is excited to host a fundraising event on Tuesday, April 17, featuring world-renowned author and speaker Rabbi Hanoch Teller. Rabbi Teller will discuss “The Holy Responsibility of Remembrance” based on his latest book “Heroic Children:

Dor L’Dor at Ahavath Torah Sponsors Art Event

The Dor L’Dor group of Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood, is sponsoring an art event, the highlight of which is a trip to the Newark Museum for a docent-led tour of the new exhibit, “The Rockies, the Alps and the Romance of the Mountains,” featuring 70 rarely exhibited works of 19th-century