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Monday, June 17, 2019

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Teen Unity Minyan Marks the First Yahrzeit of Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky, z”l

Eliezer Gross, teen minyan leader at Keter Torah, and Rabbi Jonathan Schachter, teen minyan leader at Bnai Yeshurun, have a special influence guiding their role. They both grew up in Teaneck’s Congregation Bnai Yeshurun and attended Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky’s teen minyan. As teen minyan leaders themselves, “much of what we do

Fair Lawn’s Darchei Noam to Hold Fifth Shul Dinner

(Courtesy of Darchei Noam) Congregation Darchei Noam of Fair Lawn’s fifth shul dinner, to be held on Sunday, June 16, at 6 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom, promises to be a premier event and magical evening filled with picture perfect memories of a night spent with many warm and caring people. All are welcome to come

CareOne at Teaneck Offers Array of Activities

(Courtesy of CareOne) CareOne at Teaneck is a subacute rehab facility located in Teaneck, under the kosher supervision of the Star-K. There is a shul in the facility, minyanim on Shabbos and Yom Tov, a rav on staff and shiurim. CareOne at Teaneck has a wonderful activities department that personalizes activities to each resident

Bergenfield’s Ohr HaTorah to Celebrate Annual Dinner

Congregation Ohr HaTorah, located in Bergenfield, is a vibrant and growing shul in the Teaneck/Bergenfield community. Under the guidance of Rav Zvi Sobolofsky, Ohr HaTorah is a shul built on limud haTorah, tefillah and chesed. In addition to a full slate of minyanim and learning opportunities over Shabbat and the

UCLA Professor Judea Pearl Receives Award for Courage

(Courtesy of CAMERA) UCLA computer scientist Judea Pearl is receiving CAMERA’s inaugural Ometz Award for courage in recognition of his public renunciation of his status as a “distinguished alumnus” of New York University.

Professor Pearl, who received his PhD from New York University in 1965, took

JFNNJ Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut

Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey held several programs to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, to mark Israel’s 71st birthday.

Each celebration featured school choirs singing the beautiful words of Hatikva,

The Jewish Home Foundation Presents 17th Annual Musical Concert

The Jewish Home Foundation is pleased to invite members of the community to its 17th annual Myrna and Alan Cohen Spring Concert. The event will take place on Sunday afternoon June 2 at 2:30 p.m. at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh.

This year, the Jewish

Dr. Shana Posy to Speak at Congregation Rinat Yisrael

Congregation Rinat Yisrael Adult Education Program is pleased to present Dr. Shana Posy on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, at 8:45 a.m. speaking on the topic “Overlooked No More: Ruth’s Long Shadow.” Ruth was a heroic convert who rose to become the mother of royalty, but she is surprisingly absent from the story of

Author Brings Pro-Vaccination Book to Heart of Boro Park

This past Sunday, May 19, Eichler’s Judaic, the sprawling Judaica store in the heart of Ultra-Orthodox Brooklyn, hosted author/illustrator Ann Koffsky, as she shared her book “Judah Maccabee Goes to the Doctor.”

Written in 2017, the book has gained new attention and relevance because of

OU Inaugural Women’s Summit Fosters Lay Leaders

The Orthodox Union Women’s Initiative hosted its inaugural leadership summit this past Monday and Tuesday in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. The conference focused on the development of lay leadership; the 100 participants were nominated by 56 communities around the United States, Canada, Israel, the United Kingdom and South

Zahal Shalom Prepares for 27th Delegation Arriving in June

(Courtesy of Zahal Shalom) Anticipation and excitement are building as Zahal Shalom of Bergen County prepares to host its 27th delegation of wounded Israel Defense Force veterans in June.

Zahal Shalom, a non-profit organization located in Northern New Jersey, works to

Zahal Shalom Prepares for 27th Delegation Arriving in June

(Courtesy of Zahal Shalom) Anticipation and excitement are building as Zahal Shalom of Bergen County prepares to host its 27th delegation of wounded Israel Defense Force veterans in June.

Zahal Shalom, a non-profit organization located in Northern New Jersey, works to