Monday, February 18, 2019


Ben Porat Yosef Plans 18th Anniversary Dinner

(Courtesy of Ben Porat Yosef) Ben Porat Yosef (BPY) will hold its Annual Dinner on Saturday, February 23, at 8:00 p.m. at Montammy Country Club, Alpine, New Jersey. This year’s Annual Dinner celebrates BPY’s 18th anniversary. BPY is proud to honor five individuals who have served as pillars

RYNJ’s 81st Annual Dinner Honors Community Pillars

(Courtesy of RYNJ) On Monday night, January 14, over 650 parents, family, faculty and friends gathered together at Keter Torah for the 81st Annual RYNJ Dinner to pay tribute to pillars of the RYNJ family. Glenn & Debby Pfeiffer were the guests of honor, and Mrs. Anne (Honey) Senter received the RYNJ Legacy

Rav Mordechai Willig to Speak at Beth Aaron Shivti Program

This Sunday, February 3, Rav Mordechai Willig will offer the shiur at the Shivti learning program at Congregation Beth Aaron. The topic for this week’s Shivti seder limud is “Examining the Mitzvah of Kiddush During Shabbat day and Making Kiddush on Non-Wine Substances.”

The shiur will be

Cong. Rinat Yisrael to Host Rabbi Yehuda Susman

Congregation Rinat Yisrael Adult Education Program presents, “‘Alexa, Can I Use You on Shabbat?’ Thoughts on Shabbat in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,” with Rabbi Yehuda Susman on Sunday February 3, at 8:45 a.m.

Rabbi Yehuda Susman, the

Beth Aaron Men’s Club Welcomes Baseball Writer

The Beth Aaron Men’s Club is pleased to welcome back award-winning baseball writer Bob Klapisch on Sunday, February 10, at 9:30 a.m. Bob will talk about the 2018 season, the off-season moves both local teams made (and didn’t make) and what to expect of the 2019 baseball season, the Red Sox winning the World

Temple Emanu-El Showcases Czech Survivor Torah Scrolls

On the evening of Tuesday, February 5, the Herbert & Eileen Bernard Museum at Temple Emanu-El in New York will open its Spring 2019 exhibition The Guiding Hand: Torah Pointers Past and Present.

To mark the opening of this exhibition, Temple Emanu-El’s

J-ADD to Host Informational Workshop

J-ADD will host a workshop addressing Lifespan Advocacy Issues for Children and Adults With Special Needs on Tuesday, February 12, 7:00-8:30 p.m. with guest speaker Maria Fischer, Esq.

In this workshop, the presenter will use a lifespan approach to frame the

Ahavath Torah Sisterhood Plans Wine Tasting on Saturday Night

The Sisterhood of Congregation Ahavath Torah presents “An Evening of Wine Tasting” on Saturday, February 2, at 8:00 p.m. at Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood.

There will be an extensive wine selection on display at competitive prices

Rabbi Dr. Ari Sytner to Speak at Congregation Beth Aaron

“When a Marriage Is Fine, Is It Really? What Science and Torah Teach Us About Making a Good Marriage Great” will be the topic on Monday, February 11, at 8:00 p.m., when Rabbi Dr. Ari Sytner will speak at Congregation Beth Aaron.

Rabbi Dr. Ari Sytner is a licensed social worker and couples’

Leviim Art Gallery to Visit Teaneck for Winter Art Sale

Leviim Art Gallery will be visiting Teaneck for a winter art sale. The gallery has hundreds of paintings featuring a cavalcade of Judaica works of art painted by Jewish artists such as Michael Zreyli, Anna Zarnitzky and Tzvi Raphaeli. Sourcing new inventory weekly directly from the artists, the Leviim Art Gallery removes

Bris Avrohom Holds JTeen Shabbat 100

On Friday, Jan. 25, in an amazing display of Jewish pride, 100 local Jewish teens joined at Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn for Jteen Shabbat100. The teens celebrated together, with candle lighting, followed by singing Shalom Aleichem, Kiddush and Shabbat dinner. Fair Lawn’s Jewish mayor, Kurt Peluso, joined the group and

What’s For Dinner? Ma’ayanot’s Coach Gila Guzman Comes to the Rescue

(Courtesy of Ma’ayanot) Do you say the Refrigerator Prayer? You know the one. You arrive home. Your family is hungry. Your mind draws a blank. So you say the Refrigerator Prayer: “Please, God, let there be something nutritious and delicious in my refrigerator for dinner.”

Either you have a