Saturday, January 20, 2018


NJ State Officials and Chabad Shluchim Light Menorah at State House in Trenton

In what has become a yearly tradition, Chabad’s shluchim from throughout the state of New Jersey gathered on Wednesday, December 13, to light the giant menorah on the State House lawn for the second night of Chanukah. It was lit by Albert El Grissly of Cherry Hill, a long-time supporter of Chabad.

Jewish Business World Brings Darkness to Light With Menorah Lighting Atop Freedom Tower

(Courtesy of OJCC) On Monday evening, December 18, the seventh night of Chanukah, the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce held an inspirational menorah lighting ceremony on the One World Observatory, on the 101st floor of the World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower.

BREAKING: How 'Taxing' Will It Be?


It's a dubious distinction that New Jersey's property taxes are the highest in the nation. To that end, and cognizant that state and local property tax deductions will be capped under federal law at $10,000 starting next year, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed an executive order on Wednesday, December 27,

Bergen County Chanukah Toy Drive Culminates in Presentation of Toys

OJC Business Networking Event to be Headlined by Leading Likud Official Gideon Saar

The Wall Street based Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce (OJC) has opened registration for its first ever business networking event in Israel. The VIP event will take place on Sunday, January 14th, at the King David Hotel in Yerushalayim, and is geared towards entrepreneurs in all sectors, particularly within the

Teaneck Fire Department Delivers Joy to Pediatric Patients at Holy Name

BPY Sets Guinness Record for Largest Human Menorah

Nowadays menorahs come in all shapes and sizes, creatively crafted from various materials including sushi and Legos. Ben Porat Yosef (BPY) took the creativity to a whole new level: a human level. On Wednesday, December 13, the first day of Chanukah, students and faculty at BPY achieved a Guinness world record by

JNF Holds 50th Annual Teaneck Reception

Jewish National Fund recently held its 50th Annual Teaneck Reception at Congregation Beth Sholom in Teaneck, New Jersey. More than 200 attendees celebrated as founding committee members Helen and Robert B. Levine, Janice and Gerald I. Rosen, and Charles W. Shain were honored along with Circle of Excellence Award

Rinat Collects Books for Hurricane Harvey Victims

On Sunday, December 10, Rinat’s social action committee ran a book drive in which thousands of used children’s books were collected to donate to schools and families in Houston who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.


JNF CNJ Lights Up the Night on Chanukah

Scholars Pay Tribute to Teaneck Native Dr. Moshe Bernstein

(Courtesy of YU) At the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in November in Boston, Dr. Moshe Bernstein ’62YUHS, ’66YC, ’69R, ’69BR, The David A. and Fannie M. Denenberg Chair in Biblical Studies at Yeshiva University, was presented with a Festschrift titled “HĀ-’ÎSH MŌSHE: Studies in

Momentum Builds As Third Annual TEAM Shabbos Is Just One Week Away

(Courtesy of TEAM Shabbos) Just one week remains until the highly anticipated Shabbos that is already spurring hundreds of shuls and communities around the country into positive action: TEAM Shabbos. Following last year’s tremendous success, the third annual Traditional End-of-Life Awareness Movement (TEAM) Shabbos returns this