Thursday, January 24, 2019


El Al Israel Airlines Upgrades to Bed-Like Seats

New York—Business Class on EL AL Israel Airlines now features newly upgraded bed-like seats, and Economy Class Plus offers more comfort for excellent value. Both of these offerings are available on EL AL flights departing the U.S.

“We continuously strive to provide additional options and

Hebron Teen Saved by Rambam’s Doctors

When 18-year-old Muhammad Jabri from the Palestinian city of Hebron went out to celebrate the end of high school, the evening ended with a near-fatal motor accident that left him critically injured. After initial treatment in a Hebron hospital, he was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit at the Augusta Victoria Hospital in East

Crime Drops Statewide: 15 Bergen County Towns Stand Out in New Study

Safewise.com, a website where users can compare security systems, also researches and publishes articles on a wide variety of safety-related topics. Recently, the company analyzed the safety of New Jersey’s residents, and found that, compared to their 2014 analysis, both violent crime and property crime have fallen. Over

Seven New Jersey Schools Among 35 Jewish Schools Launching New STEM Middle School Program from the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education

New York—Jewish day schools nationwide are launching an innovative, new STEM engineering program designed specifically for middle school grades—the CIJE-Tech MS Program. The program will be available at: Yeshiva Beit Hillel of Passaic; Yavneh Academy, Paramus; Hillel Yeshiva, Deal; Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy, Livingston; The Moriah

New Daily Email Helps You Stay on Top of the News from Israel

Staying informed about the latest news from Israel just got a lot easier. IsraelAM, a free daily email newsletter that launched late last month, promises to give you the Israel news you need every weekday morning, in a format you’ll love. And it’ll only take you about five minutes to read!


Team Fox Pairs With Local Sponsors for Fall Fundraiser to Remember

Teaneck—Back To… A Future Without Parkinson’s, a community fundraising event for Parkinson’s Research, will take place on Sunday, October 18th, beginning with a 10 a.m. showing of Back to the Future at Teaneck Cinemas, followed by a Sponsors’ Brunch hosted by Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC).

29 Families With 75 Children Make Aliyah With Nefesh B’Nefesh

An El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh departed New York’s JFK International Airport on Tuesday, carrying 232 Olim (new immigrants) from the U.S. and Canada who will begin new lives in the Jewish State. The flight was facilitated in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant

Highgate Terrace: The Shame of Bergenfield

We are writing this in the hope that something can be done about the outrageous number of potholes on Highgate Terrace in Bergenfield. Highgate runs between New Bridge Road and Churchill. The portion between New Bridge and Westminster Gate has been totally repaved. It is the portion between Westminster

Carnival Entertains Residents and Families at CareOne at Teaneck

CareOne at Teaneck and Areyvut hosted a carnival at CareOne for the community on August 9. Children and adults alike were entertained by a magician, a musician, a petting zoo and more. CareOne is the local Shomer Shabbat kosher four-star nursing home, offering short- and long-term care.

Bergen News Briefs

Blood Drive at Young Israel of Teaneck on August 26th

On Wednesday, August 26th, Young Israel of Teaneck will be partnering with the American Red Cross in hosting a blood drive. Although there are blood drives all year round, the summer months inevitably face a massive decrease in blood

Federation Issues Statement on Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s Board of Trustees, after careful consideration, is joining Jewish communities and federations across the country in urging Congress to oppose the proposed Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal.

We believe the deal will

JBolt Hosts ‘Come Back to Camp’ Weekend with DineNMeet

Sleepaway camp has always provided a natural and easy way for Jewish youths to meet and mingle. Therefore, it is fitting that JBolt, the new Jewish dating app, is hosting a weekend with DineNMeet for Modern Orthodox young professionals to “Come Back to Camp” and rekindle some of that camp romance, or start a new one.

JBolt, one of the sponsors of