Friday, March 23, 2018


Gotham Burger D-backs Take Bite Out of 8th Day Caterers Royals

The Royals jumped out front to a 2-0 lead early, powered by a home run by Devin Berman and some big hits by Aviel Yomtobian and Ben Greenbaum. The Diamondbacks rallied to tie the game in the fourth on a bases loaded single by Avi Eisenstadter. Gotham Burger then pulled ahead with a double by Noam Mandelbaum, taking a 4-2 lead.

Down by 2 runs, 8th Day answered

The New Crew - Ever Evolving and Storied Bnai Yeshurun League Team

The New Crew has seen quite the evolution over the years.  The team was founded as the Lancers, over thirty years ago by long time Bnai Yeshurun members Itzy Weinberger and Mike Roth. The name was changed to Pru Crew when Rabbi Pruzansky joined the team, as a gold glove first baseman. Rabbi Pruzansky has not played a game for the team in close to 5 years, so

Camp Shalom: Making Strides in the Jewish Camping Experience

While Jewish day schools provide children with academic growth, religious values, and emotional development, there is something special that the Jewish camp experience offers. A sense of spirituality. Of connection. Of intense relationship building. It’s a place where kids have a chance to connect with nature, to explore their own creativity, to shine on the

Multi-Charity Benefit Concert to be Held On 6/20

Teaneck—On June 20th, a group of very talented young musicians will perform popular songs ranging from Elvis Presley to Mumford and Sons at a benefit concert in Teaneck. This is the third year that Ben Hyman, a guitar instructor located in Bergen County, has organized a concert to raise money for various charities.  The students, selected for their

Siddur Party - Reflections From A Mother

River Edge- Several weeks before my daughter’s Siddur party, some of her friends came over for a play date. They were talking about their upcoming Siddur party, among other things. I could not help but ask the group what they thought of prayer: “Why do you think davening is important or special?” Their responses ranged from,

Lubavitch on Palisades First Graders Now Published Authors

First Grade students at the Lubavitch on the Palisades School gathered at Womrath’s book store in Tenafly for a Publishing Party. Having used the Writer’s Workshop method, each child wrote their own books and had the opportunity to read them aloud to parents and friends at the party. Womrath’s graciously offered a 20% discount on all purchases to each

Children’s Clothing Drive In Our Community!

Teaneck - For the second year in a row, the Teaneck Children’s Clothing Drive is operating. Many people in the community struggle to make ends meet, and shopping for their children is often a hardship. By collecting gently used and new clothing within the community and inviting people to schedule private “shopping hours”, this drive helps many families dress

Strong Starts: Academic and Professional Opps for Young Olim

Getting tension headaches at the thought of financing a degree? Wondering how to use a degree you’ve already earned that doesn’t reflect your actual job skills? More and more students and young professionals are thinking Israel and tasting success. It’s no news that U.S. tuition costs have skyrocketed. According to Forbes.com, the college education

Teaneck’s Barry Cohen and Yosef Kornbluth to participate in YU’s Kressel Scholarship program

Teaneck—Barry Cohen and Yosef Kornbluth of Teaneck have been selected to perform advanced undergraduate level research as part of the Henry Kressel Research Scholarship program. It was established six years ago by Dr. Henry Kressel, chairman of the YU Board of Trustees,  managing director of Warburg Pincus LLC and a Yeshiva College graduate—to offer

Zack Schrieber Aims for District 38

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.

The New Jersey Assembly

Not your Mama’s Hadassah! Hadassah Installs Co-Presidents: Looks to the Future

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 Hosts Event at Sokolow Home

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.