November 4, 2013 – New York, NY – Migdal Ohr, Israel’s premier agency for underprivileged, orphaned, abused and new immigrant children, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, December 9th at Espace in New York City. This year’s event—our largest annual fundraiser—will honor distinguished supporters who have contributed significantly to the success
Englewood—Camp Fair at Moriah will take place on Wednesday, December 11th from 6:30- 8:30 PM. There will be representatives from 15 camps to speak to parents about what their camps have to offer, costs, accommodations, and everything you ever wanted to know about where to provide your children with fun and spiritually enriched summers. Among the camps
Spend an evening at Dougies on Tuesday December 17, at 7:00 pm learning about the issues relating to your first home purchase. The presentation will be provided by David Siegel, HLO for Citibank, Marc Stein, Broker Owner Links residential and Judah Fuld a local Real Estate Attorney. The presentation will help the first time homebuyer in this process which
East Rutherford—$1.1 million was raised at the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) New Jersey Chapter 9th Annual IDF Tribute Dinner last weekend at the Hilton Meadowlands. Over 400 prominent lay leaders and FIDF supporters from across New Jersey attended the annual Gala themed, “Lone Soldiers as Ambassadors” to pay tribute to Israel
Teaneck—Members of two local synagogues took on a sobering topic this week as Efrem Epstein, founder of Elijah’s Journey, discussed the Jewish response to suicide awareness and prevention.
“This does exist in our community,” Rabbi Nati Helfgot of Netivot Shalom told JLBC. “Even in our community, we hear of instances involving people of all ages and it
Fair Lawn—The Young Israel of Fair Lawn (YIFL) has had the privilege to host and present many series of shiurim over the last several years. These weekly shiurim are given both on Shabbos as well as during the week and have been attended by members of all the surrounding shuls in Fair Lawn as well as by the greater Fair
For the past 49 years, Jewish National Fund has been honoring local residents with its prestigious “Circle of Excellence” awards. Beginning with the late New Jersey State Senator Matthew Feldman, JNF has been selecting individuals from Teaneck who have worked for the land of Israel and for the local Jewish community.
In 1901, JNF began collecting
Seventy-eight students from the Tanenbaum CHAT High School in Toronto visited seniors at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh on Wednesday, October 30 to perform a concert. The 78 students were divided into two groups, one of 50 and the other of 28 students, and the groups switched during a 15-minute intermission so that each group performed for the audience. The high
The event, which costs $180 for couples and $100 for individuals, will take place at the home of Shari and Robert Alter at 163, Linden Avenue. The Koby Mandell Foundation uses all funds raised toward its goal: helping bereaved mothers, fathers, widows, children and siblings of victims of terror to rebuild their lives and create meaning out of suffering. For
New York—Teaneck residents Chana and Daniel Shields were honored at the 2013 AMIT Annual Dinner recently held at Chelsea Piers in New York City.
All proceeds from the dinner benefit the AMIT Network of schools and programs in Israel, which encompasses more than 26,000 students from kindergarten through junior college. Israel’s Minister of Education
November 10, 2013 marked the Sh’loshim, 30 days, since Rav Ovadiah Yosef’s death and, as such, Shaarei Orah, the first Sephardic congregation in Teaneck, hosted a eulogy for him on that date. The Divrei Hespeid was given by R’ Eli Mansour, one of the world’s leading Sephardic rabbis and current rabbi at The Edmond J. Safra Synagogue in
New York—The annual “Think Israel” conference organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh, the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption, The Jewish Agency for Israel and Keren Kayemeth L’Israel, took place at the Convene Conference Center in Manhattan on November 17. The conference, which was geared toward