Tuesday, December 18, 2018


Rabbi Yaakov and Peshi Neuburger Honored at Beth Abraham

Over 500 people joined Congregation Beth Abraham at its annual dinner on June 3 at Congregation Keter Torah to celebrate the shul and Rav Yaakov and Peshi Neuburger’s 25 years of Torah leadership and guidance. Pictured is Beth Abraham President Daniel Kaminetsky presenting their award.

Dedicated Friendship Circle Volunteers Receive Fellowship Awards

Friendship Circle volunteers were awarded gifts at a recent reception. Zeesy Grossman, head of Friendship Circle, addressed the crowd and led two perakim of tehillim for those serving in Tzahal. A teenaged member of Friendship Circle spoke about how much he loves Friendship Circle and the volunteers who come to

Collaborative Conference to Address Diversity of Educational Challenges Facing Parents

Ask Rabbi Reuven Taragin, and he’ll tell you that the whole process of formal schooling for a Jewish child accounts for two percent of his education. The other “98 percent of a child’s education and their growth in school comes from their parents. The role of the teacher is to help empower parents to teach their

Electronic ‘Paper Chase’ Over Rabbi Rosenblatt’s Future

‘Amicable Resolution’ Part of Statements, Petitions, E-Mails

It’s been a week of emails, petitions, articles, comments and more emails.

Riverdale Jewish Center members have experienced any number of statements concerning Rabbi Jonathan

COSTCO to be Bigger and Better; Kosher Offerings to be Expanded

Hackensack—It’s true, COSTCO is moving. With rumors abounding throughout the community and many customers letting their memberships lapse, Regional Vice President Paul Pulver told JLNJ that their loyal and appreciated clientele need not worry and should keep those memberships current and renew the lapsing ones.

Unique Inspirations: Bear Givers and SINAI Schools’ Student Art Show and Sale

Teaneck—Under the blue and pink lights of the Avenue Event Space, parents, teachers, friends and students milled about, pausing to marvel at the paintings displayed on easels atop tables and adorning the walls. Light classical music played in the background, as the attendees enjoyed an array of hors d’oeuvres

Alina Gerlovin Spaulding to Keynote JFS of Passaic Clifton’s Volunteer Recognition Dinner

The Jewish Family Service and Children’s Center of Passaic-Clifton (JFS) will be holding its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner and end of the year meeting on Wednesday, June 17th at the Adas Israel, 565 Broadway, Passaic. This years’ keynote speaker is Alina Gerlovin Spaulding, who recently delivered the closing

Rabbi Kanelsky of Bris Avrohom Toasted

At the home of Rabbi and Mrs. Mordechai Kanelsky, alumni of the Rogosin Yeshiva High School, as well as long-time friends and acquaintances, gathered to celebrate and toast l’chaim to Rabbi Kanelsky on his birthday. Rabbi Kanelsky is the executive director of Hillside’s Bris Avrohom, an organization founded by the Lubavitcher

Student Shoah Documentary Debuts at Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy

Livingston—The June 3, 2015 premiere screening at the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy (JKHA) of Names, Not Numbers: A Movie in the Making, presented a step-by-step account of the 8th-grade students preparing their own documentary. The project helped to assure that the last generation to have

Moriah Students Interview Survivors: ‘Excruciating’ Tales, Sad but Inspiring

Englewood—For a full school year, 52 eighth-grade Moriah students learned about the Holocaust from teachers, texts—and survivors who lived through it. The end result of their immersion in history was Names Not Numbers: A Movie in the Making, a film produced by the students with guidance from Dr.

Stories of Survival and Liberation: MTA’s Oral History Project

New York—When Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter was growing up, the Holocaust was a constant presence in his home. His father, Rabbi Herschel Schacter, zt”l, had been a U.S. Army chaplain and one of the liberators of the Buchenwald concentration camp with Patton’s army. The elder Rabbi Schacter told his family it was important to get

Project Makom: Finding a Place for All Jews

When Allison Josephs, founder and director of the organization Jew in the City, set out to rebrand the world’s view of Orthodox Jews, she didn’t realize that she would also have to target specific groups of Jewish people, too. While many of her educational videos and articles can provide a wealth of information to those who are