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Dr. Howard Zvi Goldschmidt Elected President of ACSZ

(Courtesy of Shaare Zedek Medical Center) The American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem is pleased to announce that the National Board has elected Dr. Howard Zvi Goldschmidt to serve as its new president. Dr. Goldschmidt will be taking over for Debbie Kestenbaum, who served as president with tremendous acuity

Shomrei Torah’s NATEP Marks Bar Mitzvah Year

This past Lag B’Omer marked the 13th anniversary of the Naphtali Aron Torah Enrichment Program (NATEP) at Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn. What began as a once-a-week breakfast and learning session for retirees under its original name of Torah Tuesday has steadily expanded to also include Thursdays, Mondays and, most

Rabbi Talks ‘Original Sin’ at Young Israel of Fort Lee

(Courtesy of YI of Fort Lee) Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin, director of education for NCSY, the youth movement of the Orthodox Union, lectured on what he called a “tricky but important topic” at the Young Israel of Fort Lee’s monthly Lunch and Learn.

Given the title of his lecture, “Do

'Finding Yours' at Frum Divorce Weekend

Joseph Telushkin Speaks at Chabad of Hackensack to Mark 25th Anniversary of Rebbe’s Yahrzeit

Chabad of Hackensack commemorated the 25th anniversary of the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, by inviting the public to partake in a spellbinding presentation by Rabbi Dr. Joseph Telushkin, the well known author whose book “The Rebbe” was on the New York Times bestseller list for 14 weeks. A large

Checking Tefillin at Ohr Hatorah

Rabbi Elchonon Grunwald, sofer stam in Teaneck, and Rabbi Yitzchok Weinberger of Soferlinks.com and Yeshiva Ohr Simcha of Englewood, check tefillin at Cong. Ohr Hatorah, Rabbi Sobolofsky’s shul.

YBM Chesed Committee Ready for Summer

Let Project Ezrah Help You Prepare for Interviews

(Courtesy of Project Ezrah) Your resume is ready. Are you?

We see it all the time—people spend hours reviewing and editing their resume. They will even pay a service to write their resume. Yet, when it comes time to prepare for the interview, there is much less of an investment.

Claims Conference to Receive Increased Funding for Survivors and First-Ever Surviving-Spouse Payments

(Courtesy of Claims Conference) Today, Julius Berman, president of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), announced the results of the organization’s negotiations this year with the German government on behalf of Jewish Holocaust survivors.

“These

NJ Yachad Hosts Evening of Inspiration

(Courtesy of New Jersey Yachad) New Jersey Yachad hosted an evening of inspiration to benefit The Mendel Balk New Jersey Yachad Center at the home of Rabbi Michael and Bassie Taubes.

The speaker was Rabbi Dr. Jacob J Schacter, senior scholar for Yeshiva University Center for

Project S.A.R.A.H. Runs Camp Safety Programs

(Courtesy of Project S.A.R.A.H.) Project S.A.R.A.H. is committed to keeping the children of our community safe. Over the past few weeks, Project S.A.R.A.H. staff presented their child safety program to over 500 counselors in eight local day camps. Counselors learned how to identify signs and symptoms of abuse as well as

Lubavitch on the Palisades ‘With All My Heart’ Group Graduates

Students of the six-week adult education course, With All My Heart, celebrated their graduation this week. The course, held at Lubavitch on the Palisades in Tenafly, and led by Rabbi Mordechai Shain, explored the meaning and art of Jewish prayer. The course revealed the essence of prayer according to Jewish thought and explored the