For well over 30 years, the Holocaust Commemoration Committee of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck has annually honored the memory of the victims of the Shoah. Many of the original members of the Committee are children of survivors and see the annual commemoration as a personal as well as communal tribute to the
Aharon Fischman settled in Teaneck with his wife Aliza 24 years ago. Soon after, at the age of 25, Aharon began experiencing problems with his vision, prompting him to see a doctor who diagnosed him with optic neuritis. After a series of tests, Aharon was told that he had Multiple Sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that
Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel’s official national ambulance and emergency service, is set to hold their second annual Breakfast for Israel on Sunday, May 19. Taking place at Congregation Beth Shalom and running from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the breakfast will include presentations from many speakers, including Israel’s Former Consul
(Courtesy of Yad Leah) The entire class was counting down to Wednesday, the day of the big end-of-the-year trip, the highlight of fourth grade. But when the big day came, Avi was not there. He told his mom he had a stomach ache but he was really hiding under his blankets ashamed because he didn’t have sneakers, a bathing suit and
(Courtesy of Bergen Community College) Students from Bergen Community College and four-year schools throughout the country will once again have the opportunity to earn credits beginning this May as part of the institution’s summer sessions. Registration for summer and fall classes, which begin Wednesday, Sept. 4, is open online,
On Tuesday, April 9, Dor L’Dor group of Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue in Englewood, is sponsoring a pre-Passover Lunch and Learn at 12:00 p.m. The talk will be given by Rabbi Chaim Poupko, senior rabbi of Congregation Ahavath Torah. His topic will be “Haggadah Highlights.” There will also be a Mini Pre-Passover
The Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Aaron and Lamdeinu are co-sponsoring a free pre-Pesach shiur with Miriam Krupka Berger on Tuesday, April 9, at 8:00 p.m., in the shul. Her topic will be “The Four Loves of Shir ha-Shirim: Can We Be Friends with God?” The program is open to both men and women. Light refreshments will be
Rabbi Baruch Simon, rosh yeshiva at RIETS, will offer a pre-Pesach shiur on Thursday, April 11, at 8:15 p.m., at Congregation Beth Aaron. His topic will be “Haggadah Insights: Torah for the Seder.”
Congregation Beth Aaron is located at 950 Queen Anne Road in Teaneck.
The Teaneck Orthodox Retiree Association (TORA) will hold a special pre-Pesach lunch and lecture on Tuesday, April 9, with Rabbi Zev Goldberg. He will speak on the topic of “10 Inspirational Ideas to Share at Your Seder.” The event will take place at Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, with lunch available at 12:00 and the lecture beginning
Come explore your Borough Hall at the Bergenfield Government Day Open House. Join fellow Bergenfield families on April 7 from 1 - 4 p.m. and help celebrate the borough’s upcoming 125th anniversary. There will be fire trucks, ambulances, police cars and DPW trucks for children to explore. The police will also have free infant seat checks,
Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations department had a great experience organizing and participating in two March Mitzvah Madness Pop-up events. Thank you to hosts, Lauren Barr and family and Yeshivat He’Atid’s fifth grade class.
JCRC Director Ariella Noveck had the
On Tuesday evening, participants at Lubavitch on the Palisades’ Crime and Consequence course completed the six week course and celebrated their class graduation. Crime and Consequence explored the Jewish view on conviction, sentencing and criminal rehabilitation. “The course was interesting, interactive and informative,” and