Wednesday, January 23, 2019


Customers Flip For Cedar Market at Second Anniversary Carnival

Music and cheers were heard all over the neighborhood as Cedar Market celebrated its anniversary by bringing clowns, magicians, acrobats, a petting zoo and inflatables to a wonderful carnival. Customers listened to Uncle Moishy, and marveled at the acrobatic tumbling of the

Stop Iran Rally on September 1: Organizers Organize Protest at Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Office

New York City—Stop Iran Rally, the grassroots movement that brought 15,000 people to Times Square in July, will protest against the dangerous deal with Iran at Senator Gillibrand’s office in New York City on September 1.

U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and retired U.S.

Jewish Home Building Sukkahs For Region’s Elderly

[email protected], formerly Bonim Builders, is helping the region’s older adults and physically challenged individuals build the festive hut—called a sukkah—for the upcoming Jewish festival of Sukkot.

“Our volunteers are once again available to help assemble your sukkah in time for the

In Memoriam: Yossi Piamenta

The Jewish Link of New Jersey is saddened by the passing of famed Jewish guitarist and singer Yossi Piamenta. He was 64.

Yossi had performed at thousands of simchas during the course of his illustrious 35-year music career. His songs are recognized by many, and are still played at weddings by

Top NJ Elected Officials Join Rescuer and Rescued at Hudson County Jewish Business Alliance Luncheon

On August 11th, 2015, the Hudson County Jewish Business Alliance (HCJBA), established by David Rosenberg, hosted its first legislative luncheon. The goal of the organization is to provide opportunities for local Jewish businesses to forge strong relationships with each other and elected officials.

Congregation Israel of Springfield Youth Program

Congregation Israel of Springfield (CIS) wrapped up its youth program for the 2014-15 season with an indoor BBQ for the teen group [see photo 1]. The program consists of parallel tracks for Chamudim [ages 4-7], Chanichim [ages 8-12] and Teens [13- HS]. Presently CIS has over 100 children in its early childhood and youth

Local Women Turn School-Supply Shopping Into Mitzvah Campaign

It looked like a colorful back-to-school store display. Dozens of backpacks—festooned with cartoon characters or sports teams’ logos—covered a large table and the floor below. Each backpack had a card attached with the name of a child on it.

The bags are gifts to children with

The Rachel Coalition Seeks Volunteers for its Prestigious Court Advocate Program

Florham Park—The Rachel Coalition, a partnership of nine Northern New Jersey organizations working together to provide services and support programs for victims of domestic violence in Essex and Morris County, is seeking volunteers for its highly respected Court Advocate Program. This 40-hour hands-on training program educates

Congregation Adath Israel Introduces Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program

The Youth Department of Congregation Adath Israel will be introducing a bar/bat mitzvah program for this coming year. The program will be open to any child who will be bar or bat mitzvah in the coming two years, give or take. It will take place on four Sundays over the course of the year. Events will include chesed, learning, projects and a

A Father’s Letter on His Son’s 13th Yahrzeit

Editor’s note: Eitan Shapiro z”l, a Teaneck resident, passed away at age 18, after surviving cancer well beyond expectations. His father, on Eitan’s 13th yahrzeit, writes to his son, musing on Eitan’s unique contributions.

Dear Eitan,

Menendez Says No to Iran Deal

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced he is voting no to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA) with Iran, known as the Iran Deal, during his Major Foreign Policy Address before approximately 400 students, faculty and members of the greater community at Seton Hall School of Diplomacy and International Relations in

Israeli Military Reveals its Official Defense Strategy

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Aug. 13 released, for the first time in 60 years, a document outlining Israel’s defense strategy.

IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot’s decision to make the document public affords a glimpse into Israel’s official defense doctrine for the first time since