Sunday, September 23, 2018


Rabbi Menachem Genack to Receive Award at RIETS Gala

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

Cong. AABJ&D in West Orange Prepares for 49th Annual Dinner

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

OHEL Bais Ezra Individuals Celebrate Elisheva’s and Shirah’s Bat Mitzvah

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

NBN to Offer Expedited Licensing For Health-Care Professionals Planning Aliyah

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

CBT of Paramus Trivia Night Raises Money for Youth

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

NCSY LEAD Students Present Projects on Israel

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’s 13th Annual Dinner Seeks to Raise $800K

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%

Back to….A Future Without Parkinson’s

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

JCC Metrowest Announces 2015 New Jersey Jewish Film Festival Lineup

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

JKHA Book Fair Is Coming

Livingston—The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy will be holding its annual Scholastic Book Fair the week of March 9. Books will be available for purchase in the atrium behind the school’s main lobby each day during that week. Parents are encouraged to visit the Fair and see the variety of books for sale—from preschool through

Philanthropists Announce $1 Million Abuse Victims Therapy Fund

Newark—220 participants from 102 Orthodox Jewish organizations gathered two weeks ago for a groundbreaking conference that addressed some of the most sensitive topics affecting the Orthodox Jewish community: risk, trauma, and abuse. The milestone event was hosted by Amudim and included 25 private-practice clinicians as well as rabbis, educators, therapists, clinical

Rabbi Shmuel Goldin to Receive Award at Project S.A.R.A.H. Breakfast

Teaneck—On Sunday, March 15, Project S.A.R.A.H. (Stop Abusive Relationships At Home) will hold its 9th annual community breakfast in recognition of its 18 years of serving victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse throughout the State of New Jersey.