Friday, December 14, 2018


JEC Family Comes Out to Celebrate 60 Years of Excellence at RTMA

Elizabeth, NJ—It was a night of celebration, reunion and networking for the over 450 parents, faculty, alumni and friends of the Jewish Educational Center who came together for the institution’s Annual Gala at the Venetian in Garfield, NJ on June 17.

YU Community Beit Midrash Program Starts July 6 at Teaneck’s Rinat Yisrael

Teaneck—Yeshiva University, in partnership with Congregation Rinat Yisrael, proudly presents a summer semester of Community Beit Midrash in Bergen County. This three-week program will take place on Mondays, July 6, 13 and 20, from 9:30–11:45 a.m. and will feature shiurim by Rabbi Dr. Ephraim Kanarfogel, on the topic of “Mysterious

‘Soft’ Commercial Building Boom Hits Teaneck

Teaneck—A commercial boom can be heard, but only softly in Teaneck, as instead of big-name franchises and huge industrial complexes, smaller, more residential-friendly stores and complexes are being encouraged to come and build.

At the beginning of the last fiscal year, residents throughout New Jersey

NCSY Bergen County Breakfast Honors Dedicated Staff, Donors and Volunteers

NCSY held its annual scholarship breakfast on Sunday, June 21. NCSY presented four awards to dedicated NCSY stakeholders: Ayelet and Rabbi Michael Hoenig, Reva and Danny Judas, Caryn and Yigal Marcus and Denise and Dr. Leonard Schrieber.

At the event, which was hosted

Chai Lifeline’s Family Adventure Supports Families Facing Pediatric Cancer

Children and teens battling cancer, their parents and siblings recently traveled from around the country to upstate New York to experience the magic of Camp Simcha as part of a three-day “family adventure.”

In connection with Chai Lifeline’s Family Adventure, 18 families gathered

JFS and Children’s Center of Clifton/Passaic Volunteer Dinner Features Alina Spaulding

Clifton—Inspirational, funny and “quite emotional” sum up Alina Gerlovin Spaulding’s story, told at the Jewish Family Service and Children’s Center of Clifton-Passaic Volunteer Recognition Dinner at the Adas Shul last week, where Dr. Jeffrey Singer was lauded as volunteer of the year.

Spaulding’s father was an Olympic

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