Bergenfield—When Congregation Ohr HaTorah opened its doors 10 years ago, it was to a small crowd, where only a few families had kids old enough to sit with them in shul, and “old timers” were the people who had lived in Bergenfield for more than a year.
Fast forward to 2015: The
The Bronfman Fellowships has selected its 29th cohort of high school students, among them a Celtic fiddler, a Model UN competitor whose involvement has taken him to Qatar, an award-winning sculptural artist, and a budding scientist whose microscopic images of neurons are used by science labs across the country.
Joanne Zayat missed the crucial moment when American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby. Victory had been tantalizingly close in the past for the Zayats of Teaneck—three second-place finishes—and she was afraid the same thing would happen again. Pioneer of the Nile was way ahead in 2009 when a longshot came up on
School, clothes, sports and trips are the ordinary topics of conversation for adolescents. Unless you are a boy or girl with a serious medical issue. And you wish, more than anything, that you could have those conversations instead of talking about doctors, medicine and pain.
For two weeks each
On Thursday, New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett visited with the travelers who will be taking part in the Jewish Home Family’s Centennial Mission to Israel in October. There are 10 older adults participating on this 10-day mission and each has a “buddy,” who will be his or her roommate and traveling companion. The team has
With the arrival of spring, so many of us start to think about shedding those heavy winter clothes and enjoying what nature has to offer. Just a couple of weeks after Pesach, Yeshivat Noam’s Health Committee launched its new partnership with Farmigo, an online farmers’ market. Unlike a traditional “CSA” (Community
On Sunday Evening, May 17, Congregation Darchei Noam of Fair Lawn, NJ is celebrating its second annual dinner. The shul is led by its Rabbi and Rebbetzin, Rabbi Jeremy and Shira Donath. The dinner is honoring Doris and Lenny Eis, one of the shul’s founding families, for all of their contributions to the shul since its inception. Doris has
It was an unforgettable sight to behold, as one after another, in wheelchairs, adaptable strollers, on crutches and by foot, dozens of special children from Camp HASC crossed the finish line in Prospect Park, Brooklyn in the first ever Camp HASC Run this past Sunday.
Teaneck—Camp Kookooskoos located at Thomas Jefferson Middle School is known for working with the busy schedules of working parents by providing a six-week full-day summer camp with many fun activities for children in grades K through 8. From June 29 to August 7, children can participate in activities such as arts and
Torah Academy of Bergen County will hold its Annual Scholarship Breakfast on Sunday, June 7. Honorees this year are Leora Fineberg and Jeff Levine, both being honored for their years of dedicated volunteer service to TABC. Leora has served on both the TABC Executive Board and Board in a number of capacities, including
The 16th Annual Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale, sponsored by Audrey and Norbert Gaelen of West Orange, will open on Sunday, May 17, and run through Sunday, June 28, at the Gaelen Gallery West of the Lautenberg Family Center, Aidekman Campus, 901 Route 10 East, Whippany. This year 88 works by 56 artists will be featured in the following
With their eyes focused on strengthening our kehilla kedosha—our sacred community —as part of the broader Jewish and secular world, Congregation Beth Sholom is pleased to honor Libby and Dennis Klein and Martha and Paul Resnick at the 2015 Gala on Sunday, May 31, at Congregation Beth Sholom of Teaneck.