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Sunday, December 16, 2018

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Celebrating 70 Years of Emunah of America

(Courtesy of Emunah of America) On November 11, hundreds of Emunah friends and supporters gathered together to celebrate 70 years of our Emunah story. Keeping the crowd entertained was social media personality and filmmaker Meir Kay, who served as the emcee of the evening.

This year,

Team Shabbos: Be Aware Before the Most Difficult Times of Life

(Courtesy of Team Shabbos) End-of-life arrangements may not be easy to talk about, but delaying the conversation sets the stage for serious problems—at a most difficult time. Join TEAM Shabbos and open a conversation about these important issues now, before a crisis. Doing so will increase your ability to respect life — here and

CareOne Residents Enjoy Parsha Shiur

Rabbi Alex Kirsch giving a parsha shiur in the CareOne at Teaneck shul.

NJ NCSY: Inspiring Others, Being Inspired

Every day is the same. I wake up, go to school, go home, do some work, and then I have some time to myself before I go to sleep. Don’t get me wrong: I do have fun every day, and of course there are times when this schedule is more exciting, but all in all, this is the basic outline of my day. In fact, this is probably the general

Over 1,000 Supporters Attend OHEL Annual Gala

(Courtesy of OHEL) At OHEL’s 49th annual gala at the Sheraton Hotel, New York, a capacity crowd of OHEL’s ardent friends and supporters celebrated the achievements of honorees who truly encapsulate this year’s theme, Opening Minds, Opening Doors. This show of support is graciously appreciated by individuals,

Baking Challah With CareOne Residents

CareOne at Teaneck has a challah-baking activity every Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. CareOne at Teaneck would love to have volunteers from the community come and join the residents for challah baking.

‘Son of Hamas’ Speaks at Kaplen JCC

The new season of the Patron of the Arts program at the Kaplen JCC was inaugurated on Sunday evening, November 11, with a presentation by Mosab Hassan Yousef, son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, one of the seven original founders of Hamas. In her introduction to the program, Jodi Scherl, JCC board chair, expressed her

Congregation Shomrei Emunah Hosts R’ Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin

(Courtesy of Congregation Shomrei Emunah) Congregation Shomrei Emunah of Englewood, under the leadership of Rabbi Menachem Genack, had the unique opportunity to host R’ Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin this past Shabbat. Sholom Mordechai was freed last year from prison after President Trump commuted his 27-year sentence after

Dash for Dignity With Yad Leah

Though temperatures were slightly above freezing, the sun, combined with the enthusiasm of the participants, created a fun-filled experience of warmth at the first-ever Yad Leah Dash for Dignity. Over 500 hardy souls gathered at Overpeck Park to participate in the 5K, as well as the 1K family run/walk.

Caroline Glick Headlines One Israel Fund Gala

(Courtesy of One Israel Fund) Soft-spoken. Hard-hitting. Yes, it sounds like an oxymoron, but that is the only way to describe the incredible keynote speech by Caroline Glick at One Israel Fund’s 24th Annual Dinner this past Tuesday.

As she is

Shalom Task Force Hosts Annual Brunch

(Courtesy of Shalom Task Force) On Sunday, November 4, Shalom Task Force greeted over 350 community members at its annual brunch at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst, New York. The standing-room-only crowd came to recognize the achievements of the exceptional honorees, as well as to support this critical service

Michal Salomon Visits Englewood on Behalf of Rescuers Without Borders

(Courtesy of Hatzalah) A spillover crowd filled the home of Andrew and Leah Harary of Englewood for a presentation by Michal Salomon, who saved her five children from a terror attack that took the lives of her husband, Elad Salomon, and his father and sister, Yosef and Chaya Salomon. In a recent hearing, the