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Saturday, April 20, 2019

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Congregation Shaare Tefillah Shares Seder Surprises

Zalman Suldan will offer an innovative, multimedia hands-on workshop on how to make your Seder engaging and exciting on Monday evening, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Shaare Tefillah. With a few small steps, your Passover Seder can be transformed into a memorable experience for your children (and yourself)

Teaneck Public School Survey Open Until Mid-April

The Teaneck public school district is gathering information for the district’s five-year strategic plan. The public is invited to contribute to this important process by completing the following online survey. The data collected from the survey will provide the district’s leadership team with the critical information

Kaplen JCC Will Hold Annual Spring Boutique

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will be holding its annual Spring Boutique on Sunday, April 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday April 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature a wide selection of Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation, teacher gifts and gifts for you. Visit over 50 vendors— many of them new—who will exhibit decorative

JFNNJ March Mitzvah Madness Marches On

(Courtesy of JFNNJ) In a month-long community-wide campaign devoted to doing good deeds, we challenged families to be mitzvah entrepreneurs. More than 14 families and agencies hosted pop-up stands to pack smile kits, snack packs or create activity books. March Mitzvah Madness will culminate on Sunday, March 31,

Paterson Shul Enjoys Purim

An Alternative Yeshiva Vision for ‘Out of the Box’ Learners

(Courtesy of the BPLY Committee) We ask you to consider for a moment the following painful but very real scenarios:

A mother and father enter the principal’s office, afraid of what they will hear. They are told that despite the best efforts of the yeshiva, the school simply cannot support their child

Mesivta of North Jersey to Hold Third Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of Mesivta of North Jersey) Empty-headed people, proclaims the Ibn Ezra (Shemos 31:18), are those who wonder what Moshe Rabbeinu did for forty days and forty nights when he ascended Har Sinai. That question is asked erroneously by those who think mitzvos are just about maasim, actions. They are not. The Ibn Ezra

Hedy’s Hats Are Coming to Teaneck

Q&A with Nettie Berenholz, Teaneck host for Hedy’s Hats

Q: Where can I find a new hat for Yom Tov and spring? I need both something dressy and something casual.

A: On Monday, April 1, and Tuesday, April 2, come to 600 Maitland Avenue in Teaneck, 7-10 p.m. Hedy

Young Israel of Fair Lawn: A Shul Where Families Can Grow

Remember when you were a kid and you went to the doctor for your annual checkup? The part you were most interested in was how much you grew. When it comes to Judaism, those who spend a year studying in Israel recall that as their peak. While many still yearn for that magical atmosphere when growth was palpable,

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ)

(Courtesy of NORPAC) On Tuesday evening, the Goodman family hosted a NORPAC event in Teaneck for Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ). His district encompasses portions of Bergen, Passaic, Sussex and Warren counties, including Bergenfield, Fair Lawn, New Milford, Paramus and Teaneck.

During the

Panel of Experts Talk Financing at the NJJBA Economic Development Forum

(Courtesy of NJJBA) Over 100 business executives, real estate developers and investors packed St. Peters University’s Sky Room in Jersey City to hear about the current lending market. This event was part of the North Jersey Jewish Business Alliance’ GROWinNJ series of Economic Development Forums.

Renewal Impacts Lives of Two Community Members

On Tuesday, February 19, Rabbi Murray Sragow of Teaneck donated a kidney through the Renewal organization to a father of four. A few weeks later, 

on Tuesday, March 5, Robert Miller of Englewood was the recipient of a kidney through Renewal from an anonymous donor. Both procedures