Friday, October 19, 2018


Greeting and Escorting Gov. Mike Huckabee to the Israel Day Concert in Central Park

(L-R) Ken Abramowitz, Chairman, American Friends of Likud; Dr. Joseph Frager, Concert Organizer; and Dr. Paul Brody, Concert Chairperson, who have accompanied Gov. Huckabee (2nd from right) several times in Israel, greet him upon arriving in NYC, to escort the Republican Presidential contender to the Israel Day Concert in Central

THE GYM Fundraiser Helps Improve NJ Veteran’s Home

Montvale & Englewood’s $12,000 Contribution Aids in Homes for Veterans Renovation

The recent Memorial Day celebrations remind everyone how important it is not only to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country, but to also help those veterans who

Golda Och Academy’s Walk for Life Raises Funds for Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation

West Orange, NJ—Students and faculty of Golda Och Academy laced up their sneakers and joined together on Friday, May 29, for the 22nd annual Walk for Life to benefit the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation — one of the nation’s public bone marrow registries that helps find children and adults donors

JFS MW Dedicates Handicap Accessible Ramp at Florham Park Offices

Thanks to generous funding from the Healthcare Foundation of NJ, a handicap accessible ramp was installed at the main entrance of the Jewish Family Service of MetroWest Florham Park office. The agency held a dedication, complete with a ribbon cutting and the unveiling of a plaque recognizing the Healthcare Foundation of NJ

Chabad of West Orange Holds Annual Dinner

Chabad of West Orange held its annual dinner at the Atrium Country Club in West Orange on Wednesday, May 27. The turnout was huge, the food was delicious and everyone had a wonderful time. Mazel tov to all honorees.

Rising From Divorce: The Aftermath of Community-Wide Screenings

It’s been several weeks since the initial launch of OHEL’S groundbreaking new film, Rising from Divorce. The response has been phenomenal.

Our original aim of producing this film was to provide increased community awareness of the impact of divorce on children. Our goal was to

Jewish Home Family President Carol Silver Elliott Joins LeadingAge Board of Trustees

Jewish Home Family President/CEO Carol Silver Elliott has joined the Board of Trustees of LeadingAge New Jersey. The announcement was made at the organization’s 84th Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ.

“We are delighted to have someone with the depth and breadth of experience that Carol

Perfect Score! Avi Rybak Is Third Chidon Winner From YBH in Four Years

Passaic—The U.S. National Bible Competition, the Chidon HaTanach, has had a preponderance of winners from northern New Jersey in the past several years, with the lion’s share hailing from Yeshivas Beis Hillel (YBH) of Passaic.

In the 2015 competition, Avi Rybak, a YBH 7th grader,

Voting for a Van; Fundraising for a Home Makeover

Just because the voting is coming to a close on Monday, May 31, the fundraising for Esther Herzfeld’s four Muscular Dystrophy-stricken children is just picking up steam.

The Herzfelds were approaching 67,000 votes earlier this week as part of the National Mobility Equipment Dealer’s Association

Daughters of Miriam Receives Accreditation From JCAHO

Clifton—Since its founding in 1921, Daughters of Miriam Center/The Gallen Institute, a long-term care and rehabilitation facility located in Clifton, has worked to provide quality care to the seniors of northern New Jersey. To demonstrate its commitment to excellence, for the past 40 years the Center has sought accreditation with

Putting the ‘Family’ Back Into Jewish Services: The MetroWest Rachel Coalition

(Part 4 of a series)

Florham Park—One of the primary goals of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest (JFS MW) is meeting the ever-changing needs of the communities it serves. In the mid-1990s, JFS MW mental health professionals began identifying more and

Teaneck’s Heichal HaTorah Blazes New Paths With Siyum HaShas

Teaneck—248 people from around the world learning 2711 dapim of Shas in just five weeks – many said that it could never be done. Yet the seemingly insurmountable dream was realized for Teaneck’s Heichal HaTorah on Sunday evening, May 17th, when over 300 people from across the community came together at the