Friday, October 19, 2018


Fair Lawn’s Congregation Darchei Noam Holds Annual Dinner

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

Enjoying the Day at the First-Ever Camp HASC Run

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.

Along with

Teaneck Camp Offers Kosher Meals and Snacks

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

TABC Announces Honorees for Scholarship Breakfast and Inaugurates the Bruce Ritholtz z”l Scholarship Fund

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

JCC MetroWest Announces 15th Annual Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale

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

CBS 2015 Gala to Honor Libby and Dennis Klein, Martha and Paul Resnick

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.

Camp Malchus to Open This Summer

Camp Malchus, the newest camp addition to Bergen County this summer, offers an exciting, active, and inspiring camp experience for boys finishing grades 3–7. Under the leadership of Rabbi Reuven Hoff, Camp Malchus has a sports and Torah learning environment where the boys are sure to be inspired both on

Unity4Unity Holds Annual Event at Solomon Schechter of Bergen County

A panel discussion discussing how to advocate for Israel included Andrew Gross, political advisor to the Deputy Consul General of Israel in New York; Dan Mitzner, the American Israel Political Action Committee’s associate director for the Real Estate Division and Jasmine Patihi, tri-state area high school program coordinator for

Shalom Task Force Hosts Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski at Annual Brunch

A respectful gathering of hundreds of supporters attended Shalom Task Force’s third annual brunch on Sunday morning, May 3, at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst.

Mr. Moshe Wolfson, brunch chairman, welcomed the audience and

JFS Bergen and North Hudson to Dedicate Fundraiser to Memory of Former Marshal and Nutrition Advocate, Cindy Pikul

Cindy Pikul loved volunteering for the annual JFS Wheels for Meals—A Ride to Fight Hunger, which she did for three years. Even as she was fighting the ovarian cancer that eventually claimed her life last July, she was planning on participating in last year’s ride/walk event. This year, event planners are dedicating the three-mile course to Pikul as a tribute to her

My Bat Mitzvah Project at Pony Power

For my Bat Mitzvah project I wanted to do something that combined two things I loved: horses, and my friend Kayla. Kayla is a 3 ½-year-old sweet girl with Angelman Syndrome. Kayla can’t talk; she can only walk with the help of a special walker, but when she rides horses she’s so happy. People who know me know that I

The True Meaning of Bar ‘Mitzvah’

West Orange—B’nai Mitzvah children today often decide to take on a special “mitzvah project” as they approach Jewish adulthood. Some collect food for the poor or for those in war- or natural-disaster-ravaged cities or countries. Others choose to collect clothing, blankets or books. Still