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Saturday, April 20, 2019

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Rav Meir Goldwicht to Delve Into Haggadah in Preparation for Pesach

Rav Meir Goldwicht, a rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva University’s Mazer School of Talmudic Studies, head of the Stone Beit Midrash Program and rosh kollel at Camp Mesorah, will give a special pre-Pesach shiur, Tuesday, April 9, at 8:30 p.m. Rav Goldwicht will explore the Haggadah and offer insights that can be shared at the seder. All attendees

Lubavitch on the Palisades Has a Joyous Purim

(Courtesy of Lubavitch on the Palisades) Purim at Lubavitch on the Palisades was celebrated with much camaraderie and joy. Purim evening was celebrated with a family bash which included Megilla readings for children, teens and adults, a magic show, music. and refreshments for the entire family. Purim day brought with it

Areyvut to Hold Chesed Fair This Sunday

The entire community is encouraged to join Areyvut for a free hands-on Chesed Fair this Sunday, April 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center (10-10 Norma Avenue, Fair Lawn, New Jersey). The theme is Chesed Begins at Home. The program is designed for all ages, and the first 100 attendees will receive a National Mitzvah Day shirt.

Nazi Camp Liberator Speaks at Valley Chabad Eternal Flame

(Courtesy of Valley Chabad) On Sunday, March 10, Valley Chabad Eternal Flame held a fascinating evening with Alan Moskin, a Nazi camp liberator. Moskin told over his incredible story of the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp and the horrors that he saw there. About 150 participants were in attendance.

Organizations Unite to Combat Hate and Stress Unity

(Courtesy of Simon Wiesenthal Center) Over 100 high school juniors and seniors from both the Englewood Public School District and The Frisch School were recently brought together in a critical event talking about combating hate in their local community. The event was co-sponsored by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, The Bergen

Community Shuls Launch Monthly ‘Kavana Minyan’

Among the ongoing innovations of the burgeoning Jewish community of Teaneck/Bergenfield is the upcoming “Kavana Minyan” to be held monthly on Sunday mornings at rotating venues. Originating out of the Young Israel of Teaneck, members saw a need for a slower-paced minyan that would allow daveners an opportunity to focus more

Hinam Center Returns to NJ to Teach Tolerance

The Hinam Center for Social Tolerance is returning to Teaneck on April 2. The center, whose mission is to promote and nurture a shared existence of tolerance and mutual respect between all tribes and sectors in Israel, will be sending a delegation to Congregation Beth Sholom for an interactive evening of sessions and

The Secret Ingredient to Jewish Success

As we gather around the Seder this year, it’s time for us to reflect upon our national and personal transformation. Winston Churchill the Prime Minister of Great Britain once famously said “Some people like the Jews, and some do not.  But no thoughtful man can deny the fact that they are, beyond any question, the most formidable and the most

Project S.A.R.A.H. to Honor Key Volunteers at Annual Breakfast

On Sunday, April 7, Project S.A.R.A.H. will host its 13th annual breakfast at Congregation Keter Torah. This year’s theme is prevention, and the morning will highlight efforts to stop abuse before it starts.

Prevention has many faces at Project S.A.R.A.H., but they

Teaneck High School Presents ‘Annie’

The Teaneck High School theater department is proud to present their 2019 spring musical “Annie.” Come see Eitan Hiller as Daddy Warbucks, Eitan Davidovics and the rest of the cast in “Annie.”

Performances will be at Teaneck High School/Helen B. Hill Auditorium, 100 Elizabeth Ave on

JFNNJ Hosts IsraAID’s Seth Davis for ‘FedTalks’

The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s FedTalks featured Seth Davis of the organization IsraAID.

Davis, the executive director of IsraeAID, spoke about this truly remarkable Israel-based organization with an impressive mission: to

Paramus Bat Sheva Players Present  ‘What’s Best for Henrietta’

On Tuesday night, April 9, the Paramus Bat Sheva Players will be performing at the chapter’s general membership meeting. In the original skit, titled “What’s Best for Henrietta,” the performers envision what might have happened if Henrietta Szold lived in the time of dating apps and social media. Join us at the Paramus Jewish