As a member of a generation frequently criticized for its political apathy, 23-year-old Zack Schrieber is defying that stereotype and running for the New Jersey Assembly from District 38. The Fairlawn resident attended YNJ and MTA and is a soon-to-be graduate of Hunter College, where he is pursuing a degree in political science.
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Fair Lawn—Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization, is no longer simply a fundraising platform for Israel’s premier medical facilities. In 2013, the work of chapters is different: in addition to its foundational fundraising activities, Hadassah chapters work to enable women’s education and improve the health and well being of women and girls in the United
MASK recently hosted an event at the Englewood home of Shelly and Noam Sokolow. The guest speakers were Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser and Lewis Abram. The rabbinic committee consisted of Rabbi Akiva Block, Rabbi Menachem Genack, Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, and Rabbi Zev Reichman. To learn more about MASK, contact Victor Zilber of MASK at: 718-758-0400.
The Orthodox Union Singles Connection, in partnership with a variety of Manhattan synagogues, will present “A Night of Laughs” twice in June, one for an audience 25-35, the other for singles 35 and over.
The program for singles 25-35, will be presented on Thursday, June 6 at The Jewish Center, 131 West 86th Street. The version for singles 35+
To take one’s career in a different direction, or to receive expert guidance through the job-seeking process can require more than simply sending off resumés. Striving to assist individuals to move forward professionally, the OU Job Board announces the launch of Online Career Counseling on Monday, June 3 to its roster of ongoing successful career-advancement
Englewood—The Yeshiva University Student Medical Ethics Society recently sponsored a discussion on the social, ethical and halakhic impact of egg freezing, or oocyte cryopreservation at Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood. Dr. Kenneth Prager, Chairman of the Medical Ethics Committee of Columbia University moderated the panel with Rabbi Dr. Zalman
It’s that time again! Every year, like clockwork, mosquitos start filling the air, and the summer excitement begins to build. Graduations are happening all around us and everyone is anticipating the end of the school year and beginning of summer break!
If you are a parent that is sending your child to sleep away camp this summer, you’re probably
Congregation Arzei Darom of Teaneck will hold its 12th annual dinner on Sunday, June 9, honoring long-time members Miles and Valerie Levin. The dinner will take place at 6 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom, 354 Maitland Ave., in Teaneck.
Miles Levin is central to the Adult Education and Ritual committees and serves as gabbai rishon. He is also
Rabbi Yaakov Neuburger of Congregation Beth Abraham of Bergenfield participated as a lecturer in the third and final installment of the new OHEL Shabbos Youth Group Leaders Training Workshop. Over three sessions, the Beth Abraham team had a chance to hear from OHEL experts and local community leaders about the importance of assuming the mantle of leadership
New York—Ten of thousands of people are expected to attend the 20th Annual Israel Day Concert in Central Park, a memorial tribute to original organizers, Carl Freyer and Dr. Manfred Lehmann, z’l.
This year the concert will be held after the Salute to Israel Parade at the Central Park Bandshell from 2:30-7:30 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is free.
It’s the end of May and registration for Israeli day camps is just beginning. Parents are weighing their local options between drama, karate, sports, cooking and art. Ask older children and teens what they are doing this summer and you will often hear many “dunnos” or “nothing” (or the Hebrew equivalent). While the heat has long been in the air, the
With close to 900 people in attendance, the 27th Annual Yachad Family Shabbaton/Retreat provided much needed support, information and networking for hundreds of families who have a child with special needs. Parents learned about resources for their children from top professionals in the field of disabilities and gained support from leaders in the field of