Tuesday, July 17, 2018


Four NJ Shuls Win OU Women’s Challenge Grants

Four synagogues in New Jersey—Congregation Shomrei Torah and Darchei Noam, both in Fair Lawn; Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck; and Suburban Torah in Livingston—are among 16 synagogues nationwide that have been funded with $5,000 Women’s Initiative Challenge Grants from the Orthodox Union. Officials said this

Levi Litwack has fun at JFNNJ’s Celebrate Israel event

Chaim and Carole Kiss Honored

Guests of honor Chaim and Carole Kiss at the recent Yeshivat Hesder Sderot dinner.

Ahavath Torah Plans Holocaust Memorial Dedication for This Sunday

In a corner of the front lawn at Englewood’s Congregation Ahavath Torah, two faceless children made of bluestone huddle together, looking at a book with two words: Zachor. Remember. It is a plea from survivors of the Holocaust to their children and grandchildren growing up far from that evil in time and

Heichal HaTorah’s Second Annual ‘Mishnahthon’ Unites Community for Siyum, Singing and Dancing

By JLNJ Staff

“It was a beautiful sight to see—fathers and sons, grandfathers and grandsons, brothers and friends, all learning together,” said one participant as the evening wound down.

At Yeshiva Heichal HaTorah this past Monday night, a rich and

Muslim, Catholic and Jewish Communities Join Teach NJS to Lobby for State Security Funding

Teach NJS, an organization founded by the Orthodox Union, brought together state coalition partners and individual schools, including the Noor-Ul-Iman School, the Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva and St. Joseph High School, who all gathered on the front lawn of the Noor-Ul-Iman School in South Brunswick to advocate for

Rep. Pascrell Meets With North Jersey Jewish Business Alliance

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, recently met with members of the North Jersey Jewish Business Alliance to discuss a variety of topics, including U.S. trade relations and the impact of Trump administration policies on New Jersey businesses, among other issues.

Midreshet Lindenbaum to Host Prospective Student BBQ Meet and Greet in Teaneck

Midreshet Lindenbaum invites students and parents of the Class of 2019 to a BBQ Meet & Greet. Meet Ohr Torah Stone’s new president and Rosh HaYeshiva, Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, talk to Midreshet Lindenbaum parents and hear about the Lindenbaum experience firsthand from our most recent alumnae on Monday, June 18, at the

Ben Hyman Music Students Headline Eighth Annual Benefit Concert to Support Leket Israel

Leket Israel is pleased to announce that Ben Hyman Music has once again been chosen as its partner in its Eighth Annual Benefit Concert Series. The concerts will take place on June 19 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and on June 21 at 7 p.m. at Debonair Music Hall in Teaneck. Each concert will feature a different age group—elementary

Sen. Singer Resolution Establishing ‘Economic Development Day’ Passes Committee

A resolution by Senator Robert Singer that designates the second Monday of May of each year as “New Jersey Economic Development Day” has passed the Senate Economic Growth Committee. Duvi Honig, the founder and chief executive officer of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, championed the effort.

Specialist Irina Tartakovsky, MD, Joins Englewood Hospital’s Physician Network

Irina Tartakovsky, MD, has joined MDPartners, the physician network of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Tartakovsky is a board-certified internal medicine specialist who has been caring for patients in Englewood for over 17 years. Her clinical interests include disease prevention, the diagnosis and treatment of chronic illnesses

Moriah Plus Is Ready for Summer 2018

(Courtesy of Moriah Plus) The transition between school and camp, both at the beginning and at the end of the summer, can be a busy and challenging time for most parents. Luckily, Moriah Plus has come up with a way to make these transition periods fun and stress free with the Moriah Plus Mini-Camps.