Wednesday, December 12, 2018


Englewood’s Amanda Parker Selected as Yachad Daner Fellow

Yachad’s Daner Communal Fellowship has selected three outstanding recent college graduates to serve as Fellows for the 2015–2016 programmatic year, beginning in late July. Amanda Parker from Englewood, New Jersey, graduate of New York University, joins Rachel Samuels from Roslyn Heights, New York, graduate of Binghamton

It’s Intern Season at the Jewish Link!

Laptops Unite!

Jewish Link Editorial Interns Are Hard at Work

JFS MetroWest Hosts an Evening of Laughter

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest hosted An Evening of Laughter on June 3 at Congregation Bnai Jeshurun in Short Hills. Over 200 benefactors enjoyed a private reception in advance of the gala.

Noted Speech Therapist to Address Autism in the iEra

Penina Rybak, MA/CCC-SLP, TSHH will present “Autism Intervention in the iEra: Which App When? Developmental Guidelines” on July 15 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the K.E. Building, 306 Main Avenue in Clifton.

Following this program, attendees will be able to methodically describe how to

Biale Rebbe of Bnei Brak to Visit Passaic and West Orange

Barely a year has passed since the Biale Rebbe’s last visit to Passaic and West Orange, but it seems like so much more. Since then, dozens of miracle stories resulted from the Rebbe’s blessings last year. The sense of wonder and awe that remains with all those who met him buzzes within the community. Now anticipation pulses

‘Old Verizon Building’ Reimagined as Apartment Complex on Teaneck Road

Teaneck—Pending rezoning approval, a sale is reportedly imminent between BNE Real Estate and a vacant Teaneck property known as the old Verizon building, located at 1500 Teaneck Road, near the corner of State Street. The building has been empty for a number of years, and the sale would allow for a new four story

Bergenfield’s Light of Torah

Bergenfield—As a younger man, Rabbi Zvi Sobolofsky had the reputation of always being in the beis midrash. “The defining characteristic of Yehoshua bin Nun is never wanting to leave the tent of Torah,” said YU Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Mordechai Willig, known to most in the Ohr HaTorah community as “their Rav’s Rav.”

Newark Airport Receives a New Mezuzah

On Thursday, June 11, Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, Executive Director of Bris Avrohom, affixed a mezuzah on the executive offices of Newark International Airport with the General Manager Richard Heslin and over 100 employees in attendance. Rabbi Kanelsky referred to Biblical and Talmudical sources as to the fact that a mezuzah

AvalonBay Multi-Family Housing Proposal Moves to Teaneck Planning Board

Teaneck—A unique party venue, amusement facility and exhibit complex could soon be flying elsewhere. World of Wings, which opened in 2012, was put up for sale about a year ago and may make way for an apartment complex bringing in more property taxes to the revenue-strapped township.

AvalonBay, known

TEACH NJS Delegation to Trenton Advocates for Yeshiva Day School Funding

Following the launch of the TEACH NJS initiative with more than 300 members of the New Jersey Jewish community, TEACH NJS brought members of the Bergen County Jewish community to Trenton on Thursday to meet with state legislators and advocate for funding bills on behalf of New Jersey’s Jewish day schools and yeshivas.

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Folksbiene

L-R: Lipa, activist Dr. Paul Brody, Avrohom Fried, Chazzanim Joseph Molavany and Yanky Lemmer at the Yiddish Soul KulturfestNYC at the SummerStage in Central Park.