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Project Yechi, in Honor of Chaim Feigenbaum z”l, to Hold First Event

Teaneck—On October 10, Project Yechi will be hosting a community-wide barbecue to raise awareness for the work the organization does to provide financial support for families who are undergoing cancer treatments. Project Yechi was founded by Chaim Feigenbaum and is continued by the Feigenbaum family in his memory. Chaim passed

NYC Rally Attendees Protest Iran Deal at Senator’s Office

On Tuesday evening, September 1st, thousands of New Yorkers protested against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s plan to vote for the dangerous Iran deal, in front of the Senator’s office at 780 Third Avenue (49th Street) in Manhattan. The bi-partisan rally and press conference, deliavered the message:

Emunah of America Turns Back-to-School Shopping into a Chesed Opportunity

Getting ready to go back to school means haircuts, new shoes, and, of course, school supplies. Many of us remember making trips to the store with our parents, where aisles of Trapper Keepers and Lisa Frank folders held the promise of a perfectly organized school year. Today’s parents often make multiple shopping trips,

Liz Abzug to Speak on Women, Power and Politics in Today’s Complex World

Teaneck—Liz Abzug, daughter of the late Bella Abzug, U.S. Congresswoman and women’s rights advocate, will address the National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section (NCJW BCS) at its first General Meeting of the season. Ms. Abzug will speak about the life, times and challenges that faced her famous mother and

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL) in Teaneck

NORPAC welcomed Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL) back to Teaneck at a pro-Israel event hosted by Yisroel & Shira Hochberg. Deutch represents Florida’s 21st District in South Florida, home to communities throughout western Palm Beach County and Broward County. His district contains among the highest population of Jewish constituents

An Exclusive Interview With Ramaz’s Rabbi Haskel Lookstein: Changing Roles, Yet Keeping the Community Constant

Change is in the air for the intertwined Jewish institutions of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun (KJ) and the Ramaz School, storied establishments based in the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

In July, KJ voted to have Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz, currently the leader of Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem in

Valley Chabad Hosts Screening of ‘Nicky’s Family’

On August 12, over 300 people attended the screening of the powerful documentary “Nicky’s Family.” The film chronicles the life of Sir Nicholas Winton and his heroic efforts to save over 600 Jewish children from the Nazis in Prague during World War II. Winton has been described as the “British

Congregation Shaya Ahavat Torah Holds Annual Barbecue

Congregation Shaya Ahavat Torah holds its Annual BBQ at Lenni Lenape Park in Parsippany on August 30. The congregation is an Orthodox synagogue located in Parsippany.

(Credit: Congregation Shaya Ahavat Torah)

Momentum Builds for Worldwide ‘Day of Jewish Unity’ Before Congressional Vote on Iran Nuclear Deal

With the consequential Congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal merely a week or two away, an estimated 500,000 Jews from throughout the world are preparing to participate in an extraordinary “Day of Jewish Unity” on Tuesday, September 8. Participants in this historic event will unite to pray for the safety and well-being of

Bikur Cholim at Valley Hospital: Why It’s Important

The tradition of bikur cholim, Hebrew for “visiting the sick,” is an imperative to visit and support the needs of those who are ill or isolated. Visiting those in need brings comfort and reinforces connections to life.

Bikur cholim is a term encompassing a wide range of activities performed

New Members Sought for Weekly Women’s Choir

Monday nights from 8:30-9:30 p.m. is the Jewish woman’s chance to express her musicality and soul. Led by veteran choir director Batya Harris, the P’niNote (meaning “pearls,” with a feminized and musicalized ending, poetic license taken) Women’s Choir is a weekly women’s night out where locals are reinvigorated

Kids of Courage Visit Florida

The magic never felt so real in Orlando.

The highly visited city gets an average of 57 million visitors every year, but this summer there was a group of over 400 people that truly stood out from the rest.

The swarm of brightly colored t-shirts and caps that