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Saturday, April 20, 2019

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Einstein Invites Jewish Community to Grassroots Activist Training

GOP State Committeeman Joshua Sotomayor Einstein invites the Jewish community to join fellow conservatives, libertarians and Republicans to learn the fundamental tools needed to hold your elected leaders accountable at New Jersey’s premier Grassroots Activist Workshop. On Sunday, March 31, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the

Rotary Club of Teaneck Plans ‘Taste of Teaneck’

(Courtesy of Rotary Club of Teaneck) Imagine being regaled by over 20 of the area’s best eateries—including kosher—with delicious foods, sweets and treats. Add to that - entertainment, raffles, a tricky-tray and a casual evening with friends and neighbors.

‘Hagigah Ivrit’ Festival Across North America Promotes Hebrew as Common Global Jewish Language

(Courtesy of The Council for Hebrew Language and Culture in North America) The Council for Hebrew Language and Culture in North America is launching a month-long festival as part of its mission to promote Hebrew as a common global Jewish language. The festival, called Hagigah Ivrit (The “Celebration of Hebrew”), is currently running

Sally Kohn Presents ‘The Opposite of Hate’ at Kaplen JCC

Sally Kohn, a progressive commentator on Fox News and now CNN, will appear at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades on Wednesday, April 10, 8 to 9:30 p.m., where she will discuss her journalist experiences and her new book, “The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity.” Kohn has made a career out of bridging

Mathnasium of Teaneck Celebrates Pi Day

(Courtesy of Mathnasium) Mathnasium of Teaneck celebrated their favorite math holiday, Pi (π) Day, which takes place every year on March 14 (3.14 = the first three digits of pi, though it’s a number that goes on forever)! Math enthusiasts around the world celebrate Pi Day every year, and more than 40 students

Chai Lifeline ‘Join the Fight’ Campaign Enlists Army of Global Support

(Courtesy of Chai Lifeline) More than 19,500 supporters from across the globe came out in full force to “Enlist for Chai” during Chai Lifeline’s 48-hour “Join the Fight” campaign on March 12-14. The crowdfunding initiative will help Chai Lifeline keep pace with the annual double-digit growth among its pediatric illness

When Zumba and Comedy Collide, Everyone Benefits

When I’m not working as a therapist and presenter for Project S.A.R.A.H., I teach a weekly Zumba class. That’s where I first met Saranne Rothberg. Before I knew anything about her background, I was instantly taken by her infectious smile, positive energy and the loving-kindness she exuded.

Young Israel to Honor Supporters at Upcoming Gala

(Courtesy of NCYI) The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) will honor a number of prominent supporters of the State of Israel, World War II veterans from Young Israel synagogues, and active Young Israel members who have made significant contributions to their respective communities at their upcoming gala. The

SCFL Visits Rockleigh Jewish Home for Annual Mishloach Manot Project

(Courtsey of Congregation Bet Yosef) The children of Congregation Bet Yosef, the Sephardic Congregation of Fort Lee, and the Rockleigh Jewish Home residents have been developing a very strong bond. On Sunday, March 17, the children and parents got together to assemble mishloach manot and deliver them to the residents for a

Style Wigs Celebrates Grand Opening in a New Location

When Shira Golomb began washing sheitels in Teaneck, she had no idea how her business would grow. Originally from Teaneck, Shira started out working in a wig salon in Brooklyn. She gained valuable experience there, but the constant travel was exhausting. Shira knew Teaneck needed a wig service where women could have their sheitels

Manhattan Jewish Experience Will Celebrate 20-Year Milestone With Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of MJE) The Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) will celebrate its milestone of 20 years of successful outreach at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, located at 36 Battery Place in Manhattan, on Tuesday, April 2. Founded by Rabbi Mark Wildes in 1998, MJE is a highly successful outreach program that has

Touro Taps Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman to Lead New Jewish Special Ed Master’s Program

(Courtesy of Touro College) Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman of West Orange, director emeritus of Yachad/The National Jewish Council for Disabilities, was named Professor and Lucille Weidman Chair of the newly-established graduate program in Jewish general and special education at Touro College, the college announced today.