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Young Israel Launches “Call For Clemency Campaign”

Goal is to gain pardon for Pollard

(from combined services)

The national office of Young Israel is encouraging people to call the White House, when President Barack Obama leaves for Israel, to ask him to commute Jonathan Pollard’s sentence to time served. By April 8, he will have spent 10,000 days in prison.

As part of the

YACHAD Members Join South of Cedar Community for First Shabbaton in Area

YACHAD, an organization that brings together individuals with special needs and includes them in mainstream Jewish life, also brought together the South of Cedar Lane community in Teaneck for a YACHAD shabbaton on March 8-9.  The shabbaton was co-hosted by Arzei Darom, Netivot Shalom, and Ohr Saadya, the three synagogues in the area.

“It was exceptional to

Interfaith Scholars Discuss New Issues at Seton Hall

Muslim-Jewish Dialogue Can Help

South Orange—Father John T. Pawlikowski and Dr. Michael Berenbaum spoke about interfaith relations recently at the Marcia Robbins-Wilf Lecture Series of the Sister Rose Thering Fund for Jewish-Christian Studies (SRTF) at Seton Hall University.  Sister Rose, a fierce fighter against Roman Catholic

Congregation Shomrei Emunah of Englewood Hosts Pre-Pesach Wine Tasting and Silent Auction to benefit Tomchei Shabbos

(Englewood, NJ)  March 4, 2012 –   Congregation Shomrei Emunah, 89 Huguenot Avenue, Englewood is hosting a pre-Pesach wine tasting and silent auction on March 9, 2013 from 8pm - 10pm in cooperation with Royal Wine Company.  Refreshments will also be served.  Proceeds from purchases at the event will benefit Tomchei Shabbos of Bergen county and The Rabbi’s

Menendez And Graham Introduce Senate Resolution To Support Israel In War With Iran

Democratic Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and his Republican colleague, Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC), introduced a Senate resolution last week to support Israel, timed to coincide with the America Israel Public Affairs Committee Conference in Washington. The resolution assures Israel that

Orthodox Leaders Meet With Legislators

Tuition Relief Is Main Agenda

Trenton—The OU’s “NJ Votes” initiative hosted its first annual Meet and Greet recently for 40 New Jersey state legislators and Orthodox community leaders representing 30 Yeshiva day schools.  The legislators listened to Orthodox concerns about tuition affordability and the need for some form of tuition

Israel Comes To Englewood

If you can’t actually be in Israel to see, hear and feel the surge of emotions on Yom Ha’Zikaron – Israel’s memorial day, and the unrestrained joy of Yom Ha’atz’maut, Israel’s Independence Day, then the next best thing is to share in a community-wide celebration and display of unity and support for the State of Israel. On Monday evening, April 15, three

New Milford Synagogue in Deal with Korean Church

When Torah Link, an Orthodox organization from Lakewood, was unable to close the deal to purchase Congregation Beth Tikvah, a long-time Conservative synagogue established in New Milford in 1955, a Korean church put a bid on the property.

If the deal goes through, the congregation will merge with the Paramus Jewish Center on Forest and Midland Avenues in

Project S.A.R.A.H. Honors its Director, Elke Stein, LCSW, at its Seventh Annual Breakfast

260 members of the Bergen County Jewish community joined in supporting the Seventh Annual Project S.A.R.A.H. Breakfast. on Sunday, March 3, 2013  at Congregation Rinat Yisrael, Teaneck, NJ. Project S.A.R.A.H. (Stop Abusive Relationships at Home) is a Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence Project funded by the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety – Stop the

Nefesh B’Nefesh Hosting Open House on Aliyah and the IDF for Parents of Future and Current Lone Soldiers

All are invited to spend an evening with Lt. Col. (Res.) Avi Ziv, former head of the Tel Hashomer IDF Induction center, and hear about Israel, Aliyah, and life in the IDF. The event will take place this Monday evening, March 11, 2013 at 7:30PM at the Teaneck home of Chary & Steve Fox 457 Churchil Rd.  Monday evening, March 11, 2013 at at 7:30 PM at the home of

March 25, Monday, 5th. Annual Amsel Memorial Big Bread Burn at the Jewish Center of Teaneck - 9AM & No Later Than 11:48AM

A Teaneck FIRE SAFETY TRAILER and a Fire Department Truck will be present to create a complimentary learning experience for young children and families.

An officer of the Teaneck Fire Department will be present to stress fire safety and greet you.

Bring the children and your camera for a picture. Rabbi Zierler, one of Teaneck’s honorary Fire

Dinner to Benefit Friends of Lubavitch Bergen County

The Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County will celebrate their 16th annual benefit on this Sunday, March 10 with a 5:00 p.m reception and 6:00 p.m.dinner at the Woodcliff Lake Hilton in Woodcliff Lake

This year their guests of honor are Dr. Binny and Shira Hahn and Joe and Judy Leffel. Mendy and Deena Segal are Preschool Parents of the Year. Entertainment will