On March 10th, NORPAC’s Teaneck chapter had its inaugural 2015 event for House Democratic Whip, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD). Nathan and Shari Lindenbaum hosted this event at their home, their fifth time hosting Mr. Hoyer.
As Whip, Steny Hoyer is the second-ranking Democrat in the House. He is
Caldwell—In a town known for its thriving Conservative community, Donn Gross saw a need. As a newcomer to town, he longed for a true Orthodox synagogue nearby, but had to settle for walking four miles each way to the Chabad of West Orange every Shabbos and holiday. While he gained tremendous faith and experienced
Teaneck—Several months ago, Rabbi Joel Pitkowsky and Dr. Elaine Shizgal Cohen, Chair of Adult Education, of Congregation Beth Sholom were discussing ways to strengthen the relationships between different segments of the Jewish community. “Since Congregation Rinat Yisrael is right around the corner, they are a natural
Rabbi Menachem Genack, chief executive officer of the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division, will be honored at the annual gala of REITS, Sunday, March 8 at the Grand
West Orange—Congregation AABJ&D’s 49th Annual Dinner is honoring four most deserving couples for their faithful devotion over the years.
Rabbi Eliezer and Mrs. Sharon Zwickler, the Guests of Honor, are celebrating ten years since he became Senior Rabbi of the congregation. Rabbi Zwickler has been at
Recently, OHEL Bais Ezra individuals joined Elisheva Friedman and Shirah Abrahams and friends for a unique Bat Mitzvah celebration. Elisheva and Shirah are cousins whose bat mitzvahs are both on 24 Adar and they wanted to a special chessed project that included individuals with disabilities. They and several of their friends
Aliyah fairs across North America expected to attract thousands of Aliyah minded individuals
Seeking to help potential immigrants to Israel make informed choices, Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) will be conducting a week of Aliyah mega events and fairs in five major cities across North America
Congregation Beth Tefillah of Parmus hosted a well-attended trivia night last week to raise money for their growing youth program, with Chinese food, raffles and music. It was a very successful night and all ages had a wonderful time. The shul hired a professional quiz master who incorporated a wheel to determine each question’s
On Sunday February 25, the NJ NCSY LEAD students presented their research on Israel to a panel of judges of top Israel policy advocates in the Metropolitan area: Rabbi Josh Pruzansky, New Jersey Regional Director Orthodox Union Advocacy Center; David Miller, Director of North America Masa Israel Journey; and Jackie Retig, Director
Yeshivat Noam will celebrate its 13th Annual Dinner, Tuesday night March 17th. Yeshivat Noam President Nachman Paul said, “Like all Bergen County day schools, the revenue provided by tuition does not cover the cost of delivering excellence in secular and Judaic education as well as financial aid to 25%
In 2002, when I moved to Teaneck from Albany, NY, I was apprehensive. But I put on a happy face and in short order found I had more invitations for Shabbat lunches and dinners than I had ever imagined possible. My friends here are down to earth and unselfish, a fact that changed my stereotyped notions of New York Jews. With the exception of not being
West Orange, NJ—The 15th Annual New Jersey Jewish Film Festival (NJJFF) will take place at JCC Metrowest from March 15 to March 29 and will feature a total of 23 new films from six countries, including 12 New Jersey premieres. In addition, filmmakers, film subjects, actors, scholars and other special guests will lead post-film discussions