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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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Areyvut’s H.O.P.E. Teen Philanthropy Program Makes a Difference

“By participating in H.O.P.E I learned that you can always make a difference no matter how young you are,” said Emma Goldberg, a seventh grader at Yeshivat Noam and participant of Areyvut’s H.O.P.E Teen Philanthropy Program.

Areyvut, a Bergenfield-based

YU Undergrads Lead Shavuot Learning Programs in 17 Communities Across the Country

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) On Shavuot, more than 85 Yeshiva University students—including 18 from Teaneck and Bergenfield—traveled to 17 communities across North America to share their love of Torah and enliven holiday celebrations as part of the Aaron and Blanche Schreiber “Torah Tours”

OHEL’s Fourth Annual OXC Classic: An Athletic, Mud-Filled Adventure

(Courtesy of OHEL) This year’s OXC Classic, which took place on Sunday, May 27, is a unique, inclusive mud run obstacle course race at the summer camp site of Camp Kaylie in Wurtsboro, New York.

The race this year set new records for participants, with 585 runners completing

2018 J-Biz Conference Spurs Powerful Networking

(Courtesy of J-Biz) The Jewish community’s largest general B2B event was back this year with a bigger bang than ever, as entrepreneurs from around the world gathered at the Bell Works “metroburb” in Holmdel, New Jersey, for the 2018 J-Biz Expo and Business Conference. Hedge fund behemoth SkyBridge

Shomrei Emunah, OU and RCBC Commemorate the Rav’s Yahrzeit

On Wednesday, May 23, Rabbi Hershel Schachter and Rabbi Menachem Genack spoke at Englewood’s Congregation Shomrei Emunah to commemorate the 25th yahrzeit of Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik, zt”l. Both Rabbi Schachter and Rabbi Genack are former talmidim of Rav Soloveitchik; Rabbi Schachter is currently a rosh yeshiva of YU

JFCS Gears Up for Ride

The Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey (JFCS) is excitedly preparing for its upcoming bike ride fundraiser event. Taking place this year on Sunday, June 17, Father’s Day, at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh, the event will raise funds for Meals On Wheels and will culminate with a

Glatt Express to Sponsor Jewish Heritage Day at Rockland Boulders Stadium

Glatt Express Kosher Supermarket on Queen Anne Road in Teaneck is sponsoring Jewish Heritage Day with the Rockland Boulders baseball team on Sunday, June 24, at the Palisades Credit Union Park in Pomona, New York. Dani Secemski, head of operations, will be providing complimentary tickets for the 1:35 p.m. Boulders vs.

Teaneck Hosts Manhattan Jewish Experience Shabbaton

The Manhattan Jewish Experience, founded by Rabbi Mark Wildes and fast approaching its 20th anniversary, hosted a well-attended shabbaton in Teaneck on Shabbat Parshat Beha’alotcha. The more than 40 participants, including 22 singles from Manhattan and eight MJE alumni families living in the area, were hosted by

Graduates Celebrate at Touro’s Lander Colleges Commencement

(Courtesy of Touro College) The rain couldn’t dampen the smiles when Touro’s Lander Colleges celebrated their 44th Annual Commencement at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall. Six hundred fourteen students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and 111 students earned associate degrees, as an audience of 1,900

Thousands Party in Times Square for Israel’s 70th Birthday

(Courtesy of Consulate General of Israel) Times Square rocked with thousands of partygoers on Sunday evening, as New Yorkers, Israelis and tourists from around the world came together to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary.

Headed by Israel’s Ministry of Culture

North Jersey Jewish Historical Society Receives Prestigious National Grant

(Courtesy of Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey) The Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey was awarded a grant from the National Council for the Humanities: The Preservation Assistance Grant for Smaller Institutions. This particular grant helps small and mid-sized libraries, museums, historical societies,

Spend 10 Days in Israel for Under $2,000

Yeshivat Noam “Family Israel Tour” during winter break, January 17-26, 2019, is open to non-Yeshivat Noam families. Appropriate for families with children in a wide age range.

Amazing, fun, educational full-day tours every day

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