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Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Age-Friendly Teaneck Looks to Connect Homebound Elders With Needed Support

Because social isolation and loneliness are a serious threat to people’s health, especially to our elders, Age Friendly Teaneck has begun a town-wide initiative to reach out to homebound elders to connect them with needed support.

But it needs the public’s help.

JCC Film Forum at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Begins October 16

Join film critic, radio/TV personality and writer-producer-director Mike Sargent for a screening and discussion. Sargent has curated a diverse collection of films, each showcasing a particular aspect of filmmaking, and provides the insightful perspective of a real industry insider. The season starts on Monday, October 16, with “Don’t

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Hosts Book Study Group with Ben Nelson

Join Ben Nelson, beloved professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at Fairleigh Dickinson University, who will share his expertise and insight as he explores three popular and deeply moving contemporary works. This class brings literary-minded people together for a whole new perspective on their reading experience.

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises Holds ‘Topping Out’ for Dual-Branded Hotel

Event marks construction milestone for new hospitality property at Glenpointe in Teaneck.

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises recently held a “topping out” event for its new 350-room dual-branded hotel now under construction at the mixed-use Glenpointe complex in Teaneck. The construction milestone

Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh Augments Its Overseas Program

(Courtesy of Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh) American Friends of Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh will be holding its annual dinner on Wednesday evening, November 8, at the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City in honor of the first yahrzeit of KBY’s longtime director, Mr. Eli Klein, z”l. Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman, rosh

NORPAC Hosts Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) in Englewood

On a recent Sunday night, Billy & Marion Weiss hosted a NORPAC pro-Israel event for Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) at their home in Englewood. Fischer is the senior senator from Nebraska, having first been elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012. She currently serves as a member of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s leadership

‘PAC the House’ Begins at Hackensack Performing Arts Center

Hackensack Main Street Business Alliance and the City of Hackensack have announced the inaugural season of the “PAC the House Series” at the newly renovated Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC). The PAC the House Series will offer an array of distinctive acts that both co-sponsors—the Hackensack Main Street Business Alliance and

YU Students Give ‘Emotional Support’ on Mission to Houston

On September 14, six students from Yeshiva University traveled to Houston, Texas, under the leadership of Rabbi Daniel Lerner, YU Torah studies faculty member and rabbi for the Beren Campus, on what would best be described as a spiritual mission. Just two weeks prior, 11 Yeshiva University students went to Houston to

Jewish Community Business World Basks in Spotlight at NYC Business Expo and Conference

It was a monumental joining of forces as the NYC Business Expo and Conference, held at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel on Friday, was abuzz with business networking activity. The Expo and Conference was a joint project of the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce and the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, and the synergy between these two behemoths was

Teaneck Fire Department Issues Safety Precautions for the Sukkot Holiday

Once again, Fire Chief Anthony Verley and Fireman Leonard Hanauer have alerted us to the potential fire hazards of the upcoming Sukkot holiday.

Candles

Burning candles should be placed in holders with glass or metal shades and a sturdy base.

Bris Avrohom and El Al Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

One of Bris Avrohom’s programs is to share insights of the holidays with the El Al security staff at Newark Airport. On the day before Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky, Torah education & youth director, Bris Avrohom, Hillside, shared apples and honey in honor of this holiday.

Young Israel of Fort Lee Attracts Young Families and Empty Nesters

People who move to Los Angeles often stay long term, as the weather is beautiful and the kosher restaurants are numerous. However, after three years as the assistant rabbi at a large shul in LA, Rabbi Zev and Dr. Michal Goldberg moved back to New Jersey three years ago to serve as rabbi and rebbetzin of Young