Friday, September 21, 2018


Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Registering for Trip to Kykuit: The Rockefeller Estate

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is offering a special day trip to Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate in Sleepy Hollow, New York, on Thursday, October 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The tour will include the main floor of the house, complete with its fine furnishings and art, as well as the subterranean art galleries, the

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Presents Film Screening of ‘Heading Home: The Tale of the Team of Israel’

Join documentary Director Jeremy Newberger at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades on Sunday, September 16, 3:30 p.m., for a film screening of “Heading Home,” a stirring David-and-Goliath story that chronicles Israel’s national baseball team as it competed for the first time in the World Baseball Classic

Rabbi Baruch Simon to Speak at Beth Aaron

Rabbi Baruch Simon, Rosh Yeshiva at RIETS, will give a special Pre-Yamim Noraim shiur, “Approaching God Through Tekiat Shofar,” on Tuesday, September 4, at 8:15 p.m., at Congregation Beth Aaron. Congregation Beth Aaron is located at 950 Queen Anne Road in Teaneck.

Rabbi Dr. Aaron Ross to Give Selichot Night Shiur

Rabbi Dr. Aaron Ross will offer a Selichot night shiur, “Machnisei Rachamim: Do Our Tefillot Need Angelic Assistance?” this Motzei Shabbat, September 1, at 10:30 p.m., at Congregation Shaare Tefillah. Congregation Shaare Tefillah is located at 610 Claremont Avenue in Teaneck.

Bnai Yeshurun to Host Inspirational Lecture by Rav Moshe Weinberger

Congregation Bnai Yeshurun will host a special shiur by Rav Moshe Weinberger shlita on Tuesday, September 4, at 8:30 pm. In anticipation of and preparation for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, Rav Weinberger will discuss, “To Forgive and Be Forgiven.” The event has been organized by the Beis Medrash Committee. There is no charge

Shuls, Schools and Nonprofits Awarded Federal Security Grants

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America and Jewish Federations of North America welcomed the awarding of federal security grants by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). New Jersey grants totalling $8,684,930 were given throughout the state, including to Agudas Yisroel of Passaic, Community Synagogue of

Hedy’s Hats Comes to Teaneck for Fall Show

A beautiful hat can make you feel like a queen, a princess or even a duchess. As we see on the news, a special hat makes any outfit special.

Back by popular request: Frequently Asked Questions about our Fall and Winter Hat Show.

Q: Where and when is it?

Beth Abraham Selichos at Keter Torah to Combine Divrei Hitorerut and Inspirational Kumzitz

Based on last year’s attendance, more than 800 people are expected to participate in Beth Abraham’s Selichos program to be held at Keter Torah (Roemer) on Motzei Shabbat, September 1, at 9:45 p.m. In its second year as a combined event, the program will begin with words of introduction by Rabbi Tanchum Cohen, assistant rabbi of

Longtime Leader at Touro’s Lander College for Men Named Assistant Dean for Student Life

(Courtesy of Touro College) Ariel Kopitnikoff packed up for college in 2003 and never dreamed he’d find his permanent home away from home. As a freshman, he quickly adjusted to life at Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM), enjoying the rigors of Talmud study as well as the academic challenge of his college classes. He earned

SRF Holds Suicide Prevention Program

(Courtesy of SRF) Suicide Research and Prevention Training Project (SRF) is pleased to announce an upcoming program in September for parents and caregivers titled “My Child Wants to Die,” on Friday, September 14, at 12 p.m.

This 60-minute webinar will provide step-by-step guidance for concerned

Genealogy Club of Central Jersey Meets

The next meeting of the Genealogy Club of Central Jersey (GCCJ): Thursday, September 13, at 7 p.m. at Ahavas Achim Synagogue, 216 South First Ave., in Highland Park.

Meetings are held on the second floor of the building, and can be reached by stairways either at the front or rear of the main lobby on the

Help Krinsky-Kanarfogel Family Raise $1 Million

On August 17, Hindi Krinsky-Kanarfogel, 32, an educator and mother of five, died suddenly. Hindi was the wife of Dovid Kanerfogel and the daughter-in-law of Rabbi Ephraim Kanarfogel of Teaneck. Her five children—eight-year-old triplets Eliana, Hudi and Ezra, four-year-old Dorit, and Abie, 18 months old—are left without their mother. To