Monday, February 18, 2019


Valley Chabad Celebrates Tu B’Shevat

(Courtesy of Valley Chabad) Valley Cha­bad Hebrew School celebrated Tu B’Shevat—the Jewish New Year for Trees—on Sunday, January 20, with a variety of engaging activities focused on preservation of our environment and planting. The classes also learned about the seven biblical fruits Israel is blessed

Waltuch Gallery at Kaplen JCC to Feature ‘Art for All’

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC) In recognition of Jewish Disabilities and Inclusion Awareness Month, which is nationally celebrated in February each year, the Waltuch Gallery at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is hosting its annual art exhibition that features the artistic talents and accomplishments of

Choose Linden for Quality Jewish Life

“Linden is reachable within 45 minutes from every major Jewish community in New Jersey. More specifically, it is three miles from Elizabeth and less than six miles from Staten Island. It has been home to a Jewish community for over 100 years, having celebrated the centennial of its landmark synagogue, Anshe

‘I Shall Not Be Silent’ to Air This Sunday

Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial and Education Committee and Enslaved African Memorial Committee jointly commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

If any Jewish leader in modern times exemplifies the clarion call of opposition to both the

Englewood’s Dor L’Dor to Hold Lunch & Learn

Dor L’Dor will hold a Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, February 6, at 12:00 p.m. at Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood. Featured speaker will be Oscar Israelowitz, architect, renowned author, tour guide and travel columnist. He is the author of numerous volumes of travel guides to the Jewish

Leviim Art Gallery to Visit Teaneck for Winter Art Sale on Feb. 2nd

Leviim Art Gallery will be visiting Teaneck for a winter art sale. The gallery has hundreds of paintings featuring a cavalcade of Judaica works of art painted by Jewish artists such as Michael Zreyli, Anna Zarnitzky and Tzvi Raphaeli. Sourcing new inventory on a weekly basis directly from the artists,

Marriage Coach Devorah Kigel to Speak at Beth Aaron

Devorah Kigel will offer a shiur at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, as part of the Beth Aaron Sisterhood’s Rosh Chodesh Adar celebration. Her topic will be “How to Become a Queen in Your Home: Lessons Learned From the Three Women in the Purim Story.”

JCOT to Host Super Bowl Viewing Party

A Super Bowl viewing party will be hosted by the Jewish Center of Teaneck Men’s Club in conjunction with the Beth Aaron Men’s Club on February 3, at 6:30 p.m., located at 70 Sterling Place. Entrance is by the ramp on Sterling Place.

Watch the game on a

Five New Jersey Federations Announce Transition to New Statewide Federation Structure

The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, along with the Jewish Federations of Greater MetroWest, Somerset, Warren and Hunterdon Counties and Southern New Jersey, are partnering to create a new statewide Federation model called “New Jersey Jewish Federations.” The existing organization, “New Jersey State Association of the Jewish

The Last Jewish Gangster Visits Valley Chabad

Valley Chabad: Center for Jewish Life is thrilled to present “The Mob, the Jews & Israel: An Evening With The Last Jewish Gangster, Myron Sugerman” on the evening of Saturday, February 2, at a private residence in Woodcliff Lake. Known as the “chief rabbi” of the gambling machine business’s up-and-coming

Hadassah Holds Panel Discussion on Zionism January 27 at JFNNJ

Hadassah Northern New Jersey presents a panel discussion, “Is Zionism a Dirty Word?” with Michael Cohen, eastern regional director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and Stephanie Z. Bonder, a past team leader of Hadassah’s national advocacy department, on Sunday, January 27, at 10 a.m. Jill Tekel, the vice president of Hadassah’s

Touro College Community Pays Tribute to Dean Emeritus Jerome Miller

Last week, Touro College leadership, faculty and administration gathered to pay tribute to Dean Emeritus Jerome Miller, of Jersey City, upon the the conclusion of the 30-day mourning period following his passing. The tribute was held at the college’s main administrative center and was attended by Touro leadership, faculty and