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Friday, September 21, 2018

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Rabbi Dov Linzer to Head YCT Rabbinical School

(Courtesy of YCT) Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) Rabbinical School is delighted to announce that beginning this academic year, Rabbi Dov Linzer will head YCT, taking on the public leadership of the yeshiva while retaining the title, role and responsibilities of rosh hayeshiva.

Rabbi Linzer,

Social Worker Tamra Ackerman Joins Project Ezrah

Project Ezrah has helped so many families in and around Teaneck and continually looks for ways to improve their support system. Project Ezrah’s primary goals are financial assistance and job placement, but like it’s name, Ezrah (help) offers multi-dimensional services to families who seek assistance.

Jewish Center of Teaneck Holds Opening Youth Event

On Sunday morning, September 2, the Jewish Center of Teaneck had its Opening Youth Event to Celebrate the start of the New Year with two bounce houses, snow cones, cotton candy, crafts, music, challah making by Lisa Mincis, and more! All ages were welcome and it was ideal for ages 2-10. Families came from all over the greater

Shaarei Orah Celebrates ‘Lag B’Omer in September’

On Sunday, September 2, Shorashai Orah, sisterhood of Shaarei Orah, The Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck, hosted a “Lag Ba’Omer in September” soccer match. Coach Shalom Shushan, with captain Eitan Shushan, lead their team, Beitar Yerushalayim, to victory, 2-1. Eitan and Elad Shushan scored the two goals for

New Jersey NCSY Takes Chesed Mission to Puerto Rico

I thought I would never see civilization again. We woke up at five in the morning and had been driving for over two hours. Now, we were on a half dirt half paved road in between two mountains in a town called Ponce in Puerto Rico and we were lost. We drove up and down a road, called ‘Highway 511’

Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Hosts Second NYC Business Conference

(Courtesy of Jewish Chamber of Commerce) Following last year’s success, some of the highest-caliber business presenters will once again present at the upcoming NYC Business Conference and Expo, which will be held on September 21 at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel in Manhattan.

Middle School Boys Get Ready to ‘Fly Free’

Fly Free Running, a new running program open to middle school boys created and helmed by Bergenfield resident Rachmiel Maxwell, is eagerly gearing up for their first nine-week session. Beginning October 7, the program will teach running fundamentals and comes complete with exercise training that will strengthen athletic abilities.

Shop Glatt Express and Support Tomchei Shabbos

Beginning September 2, Glatt Express will be bringing back their loyal customers’ favorite promotion. For every $100 spent in the store, each customer will get a free chicken. In years past, Dani Secemski, head of operations at Glatt Express, noted that some customers didn’t know what to do with the overwhelming amount of

Cedar Market Thrills With Weeklong Anniversary Sale-A-Bration

From 11 to 5 on Sunday, August 26, Cedar Market was bustling indoors as well as outdoors with live entertainment for kids of all ages. In launching the celebration of their fifth anniversary, the market offered customers hundreds of items at reduced costs as well as tasting opportunities and fun

Marc Katz Is Named OHEL’s New Chief Operating Officer

(Courtesy of OHEL) OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Katz as OHEL’s new chief operating officer.

Katz will be based out of the new OHEL Jaffa Family Campus in Flatbush, which is a center of excellence, providing developmental, mental

Former AIPAC Director Joins Teach Advocacy Network to Expand Grassroots Efforts

(Courtesy of Teach Advocacy Network) Teach Advocacy Network, a nonpartisan organization advocating for equitable funding in non-public schools, has named Daniel Mitzner as its new director of state political affairs. In this newly created role, Mitzner will manage policy, community engagement and mobilization in New Jersey, Florida,

Rabbi Eli J. Mansour to Speak at Benaroya Sephardic Center

The Benaroya Sephardic Center of Congregation Ahavath Torah proudly presents a special guest lecture by Rabbi Eli J. Mansour on Sunday, September 16, at 8 p.m. Rabbi Mansour is the rabbi of Congregation Bet Yaakob and a world-renowned speaker. He operates numerous online Jewish learning outlets including DailyHalacha.com and