Wednesday, April 25, 2018


NORPAC Hosts Senator Robert Menendez in Englewood

(Courtesy of NORPAC) On Sunday morning, Joyce and Daniel Straus and Zahava and Moshael Straus hosted a NORPAC pro-Israel event for Senator Robert “Bob” Menendez (D-NJ) at their home in Englewood.

Bob Menendez has spent more than two decades in Congress as a representative and then senator of

Natan Sharansky’s Nine-Year Tenure at The Jewish Agency Is Celebrated at NY Event

(Courtesy of The Jewish Agency) The Jewish Agency for Israel recently in New York celebrated the exceptional achievements of Natan Sharansky during his nine-year tenure as chairman of the executive. “An Evening of Storytelling to Celebrate with Natan Sharansky” saw special guests former U.S. President George

Join the Garden State Warriors at OHEL OXC

An amazing group is being formed in this area to prep for the fourth annual OXC—OHEL Xtreme Challenge—which is set for Sunday, May 27, at Camp Kaylie in Wurtsboro, New York. The Garden State Warriors, run by fitness guru Carol (Chani) Teigman, plan to train and fundraise for OHEL and have a great time and enjoy some powerful workouts along the

Bnai Yeshurun Hosts Well-Attended YUConnects Melava Malka

(Courtesy of YUConnects) Close to 180 attendees were inspired by Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Weinberg’s shiur in memory of Coby Levi, z”l.

The following sponsors helped make the event possible: Sallie & Ernie Levi & family, Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, YUConnects, Michele & Jody

Cong. Rinat Yisrael to Offer Lecture by Rabbi Amnon Bazak This Sunday

Cong. Rinat Yisrael Adult Education will present a lecture by Rabbi Amnon Bazak on the topic, “Keneged Arbah Banim: Between Pshat and Drash” (The Four Sons: Explicating the Simple Meaning vs. the Homiletical Implications). The shiur will be held this Sunday morning, March 18, immediately after the 8 a.m. shacharit minyan. Rabbi

Shaarei Orah to Host Harav Baruch Gigi as Scholar-in-Residence This Shabbat

Shaarei Orah, The Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck, will host as scholar-in-residence Harav Baruch Gigi, Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshivat Har Etzion, on Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Nisan, Parashat HaHodesh, Vayikra, March 16/17. Harav Gigi will be speaking at the following times: Erev Shabbat, Friday, March 16, during Kabbalat Shabbat at approximately

Rav Meir Goldwicht to Share Insights Into the Hagaddah

Rav Meir Goldwicht, a rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva University’s Mazer School of Talmudic Studies, head of the Stone Beit Midrash Program and rosh kollel at Camp Mesorah, will give a special pre-Pesach shiur, Tuesday, March 20, at 8:30 p.m. Rav Goldwicht will explore the Haggadah and offer insights that can be shared at the seder. All attendees

Bnai Yeshurun to Host Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik This Weekend

Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik will speak at Bnai Yeshurun on “When Bitter is Better: A New Culinary and Philosophical Approach to Maror” on Motzei Shabbat, March 17, at 9:15.

Rabbi Dr. Meir Y. Soloveichik is director of the Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva

Lubavitch on the Palisades Celebrates Adult Ed Course Graduation

Lubavitch on the Palisades celebrated the graduation of their adult education course, Communication: Its Art and Soul. The six-week course compared scientific discovery with traditional Jewish thought, giving insight and practical ways to enhance our communication with our spouses, children and friends in this technologically advanced age.


Friendship Circle Celebrates Purim

(Courtesy of Friendship Circle) Purim at Friendship Circle was rocking!! A Purim party complete with multiple Megilla readings, a break-fast and an awesome bubble show by Jay Jay the Bubble Guy took place at night. A big thank you to Yeshivat Noam for sharing their space with us! On Purim day, over 100 mishloach

OHEL Purim Celebrations Bring Joy to Individuals of All Abilities

(Courtesy of OHEL) Purim at OHEL was a whirlwind this year with costumes, mishloach manot and megillot!

It started with the Mashadi Carnival in Great Neck, who welcomed OHEL’s individuals for an early celebration of Purim!

The Purim spirit

NORPAC Hosts Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) in Englewood

(Courtesy of NORPAC) On Thursday afternoon, Dr. Roslyn and Leon Kozak hosted a NORPAC pro-Israel event for Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) at their home in Englewood.

Bill Nelson was a captain in the United States Army, serving in the reserves from 1965 to 1971. Nelson’s public service career began