Wednesday, August 15, 2018


Touro College Affiliates With Hebrew Theological College, Appoints Chief Academic Officer

(New York, NY)—Rabbi Dr. Zev Eleff has been appointed Chief Academic Officer of the Hebrew Theological College (HTC), soon to be affiliated with the Touro College and University System. The Higher Learning Commission has approved this partnership and the affiliation will be complete at the end of June, Touro and HTC announced

The Corpse in Bergen-Belsen: A Love Story

Teaneck—With somber tones, heartbreak, many tears, but also with joy and hope for redemption, the greater Teaneck community observed Yom Hashoah last Thursday evening at Teaneck High School. The 33rd annual Yom Hashoah Holocaust Commemoration event, organized by the Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck, was attended by approximately 1,200

Northern New Jersey Well Represented at OU Community Fair

The OU Jewish Communities Fair is taking place on Sunday, April 26, at Metropolitan West, a special-event venue located at 639 West 46th Street, New York, N.Y. The free event runs from 12–6 p.m. Pre-registration is encouraged.

For those who are unfamiliar with the fair, its

Yeshiva University High Schools to Honor Community Leaders and Dedicated Faculty at Annual Dinner

New York, NYYeshiva University High Schools (YUHS) will host its Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 12, at the Marina Del Rey in the Bronx, NY. Faculty honorees include Mrs. Ruth Fried, chairperson of the science department and director of the Science

Bergen County Bikur Cholim Seeks Volunteers

Bikur Cholim of Bergen County (BCBC), along with the Bikur Cholim of Teaneck and the Bikur Cholim of Englewood, is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization, guided by Rabbanim of the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County. The goal of BCBC is to provide support, facilities, and services to ease the burden of families during

Englewood Women Join Together to Promote and Feature Small Businesses

Are you considering starting your own small business or just interested in how similar women have embarked on their own ventures? Do you need to do some spring shopping or want to purchase some delicious treats for Shabbat? Come join a small group of entrepreneurial women for a pop-up boutique on Thursday, May 7 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at a

New Chabad Course Explores Origins of Judaism

Beginning in early May, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition, a new six-week spring course that will uncover the unique formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for millennia.

Judaism Decoded sheds light on the mysteries

Renewal Is Coming to Bnai Yeshurun

Founded in 2006, Renewal is an organization dedicated to assisting people suffering from chronic kidney disease and to educating the public on the life-saving benefits of living kidney donation. Renewal facilitates and coordinates live-donor kidney transplants while providing guidance and support to patients and their families. To serve

‘Crossing the Line 2,’ A Film about Anti-Israel Hostility on Campus, Shown at Congregation Bnai Yeshurun

Students attend college to gain entry into a profession and increase their knowledge of the world. But Jewish students are increasingly finding themselves in a class they didn’t sign up for: Anti-Israel hostility. Jerusalem U, an Israel-based producer of Jewish educational programming, has just released “Crossing the Line 2”, a film

JWRP Inspires the World, One Woman at a Time

The Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) was introduced to the women of Bergen County by Julie Farkas in 2011. With the support and encouragement of Rabbi Yaakov and Peshi Neuburger of Beth Abraham Synagogue in Bergenfield, 20 women joined the national and international JWRP Mission to Israel that year. The

Jewish Home Family Shares Story of Man Who Lived in Original Hebrew Orphans Home

In 1925 four brothers lost their mother to typhoid fever—two-year-old twins Herb and Joel Rubel and their two older brothers, David and Meyer (Max). Their father didn’t think he could take care of the four children and hold a job so he placed the twins in a foster home, and the two older brothers were placed in the

Capacity Crowd Attends OHEL’s New Rising From Divorce Film; Teaneck Screening This Sunday

Nearly 300 concerned community members, teachers, rabbis, divorcees, and family and friends of divorcees, turned out in Brooklyn to see OHEL’s debut film, Rising From Divorce—a groundbreaking new film for all members of the community.Through this new initiative, OHEL aims to better educate the community about the