Monday, February 18, 2019


Yeshivat Frisch Plans 45th Annual Dinner at Teaneck Marriott

(Courtesy of Yeshivat Frisch) Yeshivat Frisch will hold its 45th annual dinner on Motzei Shabbat, February 9, at 8 p.m. at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe. This year’s theme is “Soaring With Frisch,” highlighting how a Frisch education lifts students to new heights in their intellectual,

Leonard & Syril Rubin Nursery School at Kaplen JCC Holds Open House

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) Parents who are looking for a fun and innovative program for their little ones are welcome to attend a free open house at the Leonard and Syril Rubin Nursery School at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades on Friday, January 18, 9:15-10:30 a.m. Participants will have the opportunity to join in

Rabbi Ephraim Simon of Teaneck Chabad Gives Even More

You don’t have to donate a third of your liver to make the world a better place.

But if you do, it’s extraordinarily appreciated.

Rabbi Ephraim Simon, 50, director of Chabad of Teaneck and a father of nine children, did just that on

Englewood Community Unites to Help Local Family After Devastating Fire

On Thursday morning, I was looking at Facebook when I noticed a post in the Englewood Today group about a local family who lost everything in a fire at their home in Englewood on Christmas Day. The charity I volunteer for, Sharing Seats (www.sharingseats.org), receives requests

Englewood Mayor-Elect Michael Wildes to Be Sworn In

Mayor-Elect Michael Wildes invites the community to take part in his swearing in by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.

The ceremony will be held on January 7 at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Public Safety Complex (73 South Van Brunt Street, Englewood).

Congregation Rinat Yisrael Hosts Multimedia Presentation on Holocaust

On Sunday, January 6, at 8:00 p.m., Cong. Rinat Yisrael Adult Education Presents

“Lost & Found: Adventures of a Family Photo Album Rescued From the Holocaust” with Jacob Wisse, director, Yeshiva University Museum.

Shani Taragin to Speak at Beth Aaron on Sunday

Shani Taragin will speak at Congregation Beth Aaron this Sunday, January 6, at 7:30 p.m. Her topic will be “Moshe, Miriam and Aharon—Dynamic Duo and Triumvirate.”

Shani Taragin received her BA and MA in Tanach and Talmud from Bar-Ilan University

Bris Avrohom Plans a Shabbat  of Learning, Laughter and L’chaim

Join Bris Avrohom on January 11, for a community Shabbat experience with internationally acclaimed guest speaker, psychotherapist, humorist and scholar Dr. Edwin Susskind, PhD. His topic will be “Women Are From Mars, Men Are From Venus, Jews Are From Sinai.”

Enjoy a four-course, traditional, gourmet

Four Hundred Public Schoolers Attend NCSY’s NJ Yarchei Kallah

(Courtesy of OU/NCSY) For the last few days of 2018, the Ocean Place Resort and Spa on the Jersey shore became a center of Torah learning for over 400 teens coming together from across the United States, Canada and South America.

NCSY’s annual Yarchei Kallah program,

Children Begin a Lifelong Love of Learning at Gan Rina Nursery

When Rena Taubes opened a preschool in 1978, her goal was to give young children an education, not just a safe place to be while their parents were at work. That philosophy still guides Gan Rina today.

Curriculum isn’t a term usually associated with preschool but it’s the driving

Anshei Lubavitch to Offer Course On Jewish Approach to Criminal Justice

(Courtesy of Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn) With criminal justice reform center-stage in the United States, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI)—the world’s largest adult Jewish education network—is launching a course that explores the Jewish approach to the challenging questions of crime, punishment and justice.

Kaplen JCC Displays Artwork by Dr. David Zomick

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Waltuch Art Gallery, located at 411 E. Clinton Avenue in Tenafly, presents “Reality Enhanced,” an exhibition of 40-plus portraits, still lifes and streetscapes by artist David Zomick. The varied subjects and styles reflect the unusually