Sunday, September 20, 1-4 p.m. In celebration of a new membership season, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will hold an Open House for the entire community on Sunday, September 20, from 1-4 p.m. JCC staff will provide guided facility tours all day, where members and guests will be able to
Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey announces that, effective December 1, Julie Lipsett-Singer will become its Chief Development Officer. Lipsett-Singer serves currently as Vice President, Israel and Global Philanthropy, at The Jewish Agency for Israel. The Agency is one of the Federation’s largest global partners. At The
Hundreds of rabbis, synagogue and community leaders from across the country gathered on Capitol Hill recently—in the midst of Congress’ debate over the Iran nuclear deal—to call on Congress to reject the bad deal that paves a pathway to a nuclear-armed Iran. The rally was organized by the Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical
Residents at the Jewish Home Assisted Living in River Vale and Jewish Home at Rockleigh have erected models of Jerusalem’s Western (or Wailing) Wall ahead of the Jewish Home Family’s Mission to Israel.
Community members and day schools are invited to visit and tuck their notes and
On the Thursday between Shabbat Selichot and Rosh Hashanah, the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy (JKHA)/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School (RKYHS) hosted An Evening With Yeshiva University (YU), featuring Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, who spoke on “Accepting Responsibility: The Power of the Yamim Noraim.” A
I have to admit, I never considered living in Memphis.
After almost 18 years in Teaneck, we were enjoying all the benefits of living in a town with a large Jewish community. Everywhere you turned there were more choices: kosher grocery stores, restaurants, shuls, schools, neighborhoods
U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) has unwaveringly shown his support for the Jewish community (S.Res.299), recognizing its strong ties to Israel since he came into office in 2014, supporting Israel’s right to defend itself (S.Res.498), recognition of the Holocaust (S. Res.548 and S.Res. 35:A), the fight against
By Thursday afternoon, September 3, the list of U.S. Senators in favor of the Iran nuclear deal had grown to 37—by adding one from New Jersey. The airwaves blared that Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) endorsed the deal just before The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)-hosted community gathering was getting underway
Teaneck—A large crowd turned out at Teaneck’s latest town council meeting on Tuesday evening, September 8, to protest the proposed rezoning of the World of Wings property as a residential complex, which is currently pending purchase, contingent on its rezoning, by AvalonBay Communities. Before opening the floor to resident
The Young Israel of West Hartford has hired Rabbi Tuvia Brander as its new head rabbi. Rabbi Brander and his wife, Miriam, most recently residents of Washington Heights, are embracing their new leadership roles within the Greater Hartford Jewish community.
“Miriam and I are excited and humbled
OHEL’s Adult Mental Health Services (AMHS) went on a three-day retreat to Bushkill Inn, in the Poconos. Over 100 individuals participated in the trip, all of whom live in an OHEL residence or in OHEL’s supported housing and apartment programs.
While trip participants have significant
As families come together for the Jewish holidays, Jewish Home at Home is inviting the community to take advantage of the time together with older adult family members to make sure they are receiving the care they need. “This is a time of heightened awareness and taking stock of our life,” explains Director of Care Management