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Ezras Torah Holds Fundraising Event in Fair Lawn

(Courtesy of Ezras Torah) Ezras Torah, the organization serving talmidei chachamim and their families, primarily in Israel, held a well-attended event this past Tuesday evening at the Fair Lawn home of Drs. Zvi and Bracha Loewy. Dr. Zvi Loewy made the introductory remarks and welcomed everyone to his home. The first guest speaker

Bnai Yeshurun Kollel Boker Resumes With New Tractate

(Courtesy of CBY) It’s that time of year when we help our children and/or encourage our grandchildren as they prepare for a new academic year. Perhaps it’s also an appropriate time to ask, “What about us?” What academic and intellectual goals have we established for 5779? How do we respond to the question,

Life for Lyme Goes to Trenton; Lobbies for Lifesaving Legislation

A groundbreaking meeting was held on Monday afternoon in Trenton between the Life for Lyme organization, a division of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce (www.OjChamber.com), and the highest-ranking officials at the New Jersey Department of Health regarding the pressing need for the state

The Interstate Expo—Discover. Network. Prosper.

(Courtesy of OJBA) Professionals in the construction and management industries have come to trust the OJBA (Orthodox Jewish Builders Association) for spearheading their acclaimed tri-annual expositions, which include the Interstate, Citywide and Catskills Expos.

The second

Congregation Shaare Tefillah to Host Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky

(Courtesy of Congregation Shaare Tefillah) Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky will speak on “When Chagai Prophesied in the Sixth Month: Mindfulness and the Month of Elul” this Shabbat, August 25, following Musaf, at Congregation Shaare Tefillah, 510 Claremont Avenue, Teaneck.

Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky is the

Rav Meir Goldwicht’s Parshat Hashavua Shiur Resumes August 28

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 resume his weekly parshat hashavua shiur on Tuesday, August 28.

Rav Goldwicht

Rabbi Rothwachs Offers Lectures on Sefer Yonah

Rabbi Larry Rothwachs of Congregation Beth Aaron is offering a lecture series on the Book of Jonah, “Sefer Yonah: Models of Teshuva and Profiles of Prayer.” All sessions begin at 8:30 p.m.

The schedule is as follows:

Give Lubavitch on the Palisades 22 Minutes, It Will Give You the World

Lubavitch on the Palisades invites the community to a special Selichot farbrengen with its rabbis in residence: Rabbi Shain, Rabbi Gershovitz, Rabbi Katz and Rabbi Gluckowsky. Each rabbi will speak for 22 minutes on a different topic including confidence, happiness, repentance and redemption. Have you ever heard a rabbi

Renewal to Co-Sponsor Kiddush at Congregation Beth Sholom

This Shabbat, August 25, Renewal, the comprehensive resource for kidney donors and recipients, is co-sponsoring a kiddush together with transplant recipient Cantor Leon Lissek and his family and kidney donor Rabbi Shelley Kniaz and her family, to celebrate and express gratitude to Hashem on the occasion of the first

Nefesh B’Nefesh Brings New Jerseyans ‘Home’

Since 2002, Nefesh B’Nefesh has been helping streamline the aliyah process for new olim, bringing more than 57,000 new Israeli citizens to the country on over 55 charter and group flights since the organization’s inception. Each summer has seen two full charter flights, one in July

OU Launches Women’s Rosh Chodesh Series

In promoting its mission of spreading high-level Torah study to women worldwide, the OU Women’s Initiative launched a new program, its Virtual Rosh Chodesh Lunch & Learn Series on August 12, Rosh Chodesh Elul, with a noon shiur presented by Rebbetzin Shani Taragin. Women throughout the world can now infuse their

Young Israel of Fort Lee Hosts Tuvia Tenenbom

On Monday, August 13, Young Israel of Fort Lee, in conjunction with Jewish National Fund, hosted renowned journalist Tuvia Tenenbom for a special lunch and learn event. Nearly 100 people ventured out in the heavy rain to hear Tenenbom speak about his experiences traveling the globe. Rabbi Dr. Saul Landa, chair of YIFL’s