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Saturday, January 20, 2018

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Federation Apartments in Paterson Enjoy Chanukah Celebrations

Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein, associate rabbi at Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn, gave a short dvar Torah on Chanukah at Federation Apartments in Paterson. Residents also celebrated a very special Chanukah chagiga.

 

Yeshiva University High Schools Plans Annual Dinner of Tribute

Honorees include Gila and Dovid Weinstein of Teaneck.

Yeshiva University High Schools will present their annual Dinner of Tribute on Wednesday, January 3, at Marina del Rey in the Bronx, New York. This year’s guests of honor are Amy and Michael Berger ’86YUHS at Samuel H.

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) in Teaneck

On Friday morning, Allen & Miriam Pfeiffer hosted a NORPAC pro-Israel event for Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) at their home in Teaneck.

Congressman Lipinski represents Illinois’ 3rd District, which includes west and southwest suburbs of Chicago. In 2015, Lipinski was one of two dozen

Neil Klatskin Day Camp at Kaplen JCC Offers Special Rates for a Limited Time

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC) To celebrate the holiday season, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is offering a special offer for families who sign their children up for Neil Klatskin Day Camps next summer by December 30. In addition to receiving reduced weekly rates, families will save $250 for 5-8

THE GYM Raises Over $7,000 Through Fifth Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

THE GYM continues to be a major local contributor in the fight for breast cancer by raising money for the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation. The local fitness and lifestyle center offered a series of classes and fundraiser events in October (breast cancer awareness month) to support this

Lubavitch on the Palisades Graduates Latest JLI Class

Students at Lubavitch on the Palisades’ JLI course, “Great Debates in Jewish History,” celebrated their class graduation last week. Given by Rabbi Shain, this class went through six time periods in Jewish history where our nation was torn apart by debate and controversy, exploring both sides and the final outcome, all of which affect us

Nechama Price to Speak at Keter Torah on Monday

On Monday, December 25, at 9 a.m. at Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Avenue, Teaneck, Professor Nechama Price, director of Yeshiva University’s Graduate Program for Advanced Talmudic Studies, will speak on “Happily Ever After: The Marriage of Moshe and Tzipporah.”

 

Veterinarian Dr. Michael Morris to Discuss Treatment of Animals at Cong. Beth Aaron

On Shabbat, December 23, Dr. Michael Morris will speak at 3:20 p.m. at Congregation Beth Aaron, on “Tzaar Baalei Chaim: A Veterinarian’s Perspective.”

“Tzaar baalei chaim” is a Jewish commandment that bans causing animals unnecessary suffering.

Chazaq Celebrates Fifth Annual Dinner

On Monday night, December 4, Chazaq celebrated their 11-year anniversary with their fifth annual gala dinner that highlighted the past years’ achievements and also sets the tone for all the exciting upcoming projects and programs.

The event took place at Leonard’s Palazzo

NCJW to Prepare 1,000 ‘Snack Packs’ for Eight Local Elementary Schools

The National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section (NCJW BCS) is making the weekends happier for some local children! At its next general meeting, members and volunteers will pack 1,000 child-friendly, healthful goody bags, which will be donated to the Center for Food Action for distribution. This is double the number of

Rabbi Doniel Frank to Present ‘Waze for the Dating Maze’ at Cong. Beth Abraham

“Personality makes a great date. Character makes a great marriage.” So expressed Rabbi Doniel Frank during his interview with The Jewish Link in preparation for his upcoming presentation to the community on effective dating. Anticipating an audience of both singles and their parents, Rabbi Frank will share universal principles

Bergenfield Teen to Join the IDF This Month

Shlomo Kroopnick, a 19-year-old TABC graduate from Bergenfield currently living in Giv’at Shmuel, is set to join the Israel Defence Force on December 24. Describing himself as someone who grew up always having a strong passion for Israel, Shlomo’s decision comes on the heels of years of thought and an inherent