Tuesday, February 19, 2019


CUFI Holds Night to Honor Israel

Christians United for Israel will be holding a Night to Honor Israel on Sunday, October 25, at 7pm, at the Abundant Life Worship Center, 43 South Jefferson Road in Whippany.

The keynote speaker will be Irving Roth, Holocaust survivor and national lecturer.


Holy Name Celebrates 90 Years of Healing Lives

Teaneck—Exactly 90 years ago this month, a tireless nun and two dedicated Teaneck surgeons opened Holy Name Medical Center to care for the sick and indigent in Bergen County. Mother General Agatha Brown, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, and Dr. Frank McCormack and Dr. George Pitkin, led a staff of only a dozen physicians in a

Daughters of Israel Holds Women’s League Luncheon

The annual Daughters of Israel Women’s League “Shop, Lunch and Play” event was held on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Once again a huge success, the event, which included a card party, luncheon, raffle and vendor boutique, was generously underwritten by Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf.

JLI Offers a New Course on the Spiritual Side of Existence

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute’s 2015 fall course examines the soul and its journey through ancient and eye-opening Talmudic teachings.

“There’s a significant amount of confusion in the Jewish community about what happens to us when we die,” explains Rabbi Naftali Silberberg, the lead editor

NCJW/Essex Announces the Annual Wonder of Women Film Festival

Livingston—A mother flees from her home in Pakistan with her 10-year-old daughter when the father promises a rival tribe leader his daughter’s hand in marriage. A woman teaches modern dance at a prison and the lives of the prisoners have never been the same. A guard at Jerusalem’s Wailing Wall follows a woman’s notes in the holy stones.


Rosh Chodesh Society to Hold Annual Women’s Dinner

All women are invited to attend the Rosh Chodesh Society Annual Women’s Dinner, to be held at Chabad of West Orange on Sunday, November 1, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Shaindy Jacobson, director of JLI’s Women’s Studies Division, the Rosh Chodesh Society. Jacobson lectures around the world, educating women

Fair Lawn’s Marc Zharnest: Striving to Make a Difference

Marc Zharnest is striving to do something that just might be unprecedented. The married father of two and Shomrei Torah congregant is running for Fair Lawn Council. Should he be elected, Zharnest would be the first in memory and possibly ever observant Jew on the Fair Lawn Council. This is one of the many reasons why Zharnest is

Into the Heart of the Community: Celebrating NJ Yachad’s Expansion

Teaneck—At this year’s NJ Yachad Breakfast Reception on October 25, word on the street isn’t just about the wonderful, dedicated honorees and exciting new programs, but also the joy of moving into a larger and beautiful new facility at the Teaneck Jewish Center. For the last decade, NJ Yachad, part of the

As Palestinian Terror Attacks Cause Panic, Israelis Prepare for Self-Defense

(JNS.org) The recent spate of Palestinian terrorist attacks against Jews has resulted in a surge in the number of daily calls made by worried Israelis to police emergency hotlines. While police normally receive about 600 calls a day reporting suspicious individuals, vehicles or devices, that number has soared to

Tour the Work of Israel’s Prize-Winning Architect, Yacov Rechter, at the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel

On October 22, the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel will be hosting free architecture tours of its property through a city-wide event, Open House Jerusalem (Batim B’fnim). Overlooking the Old City, the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel represents more than a luxury hotel in the heart of Jerusalem. The hotel reflects a modern interpretation of

Seven Yoatzot Halacha to Graduate from Nishmat’s American Program

Nishmat’s Miriam Glaubach Center, a branch of the Jeanie Schottenstein Center for Advanced Torah Study for Women in Jerusalem, has a U.S. Yoatzot Halacha Fellows Program, which is hosted at Teaneck’s Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls. This month, the program is holding its second-ever graduation, certifying seven women who will

New Yorkers Hold Rally Against Terror

On October 7, hundreds attended an anti-terror rally in New York City in support of Israel at the Israeli Consulate on East 42nd Street. In the words of activist Jeremy Dery, “We are here to say ‘No more Jewish blood. Enough is enough.’” Signs were held calling for Israel to remain strong. One sign read,