Sunday, December 16, 2018


Shomrei Torah to Repeat Chess Grand Master Challenge

Those who’d like to put their chess skills to the test, or just watch a memorable chess display, will have the ultimate opportunity this Sunday, November 18, when chess grand master Boris Gulko from Fair Lawn will again take on up to 20 challengers simultaneously. The event will take place at 8:45 a.m. at Shomrei Torah in Fair

Eitan Hiller Performs in ‘Clue: On Stage’

The Teaneck High School Theater Department is proud to present their 2018 fall play “Clue: On Stage.”

It’s a dark and stormy night, and you’ve been invited to a very unusual dinner party.

Each of the guests has an alias, the butler (played by Eitan Hiller)

Larger Than Life: Weaving God Into the Details

Please join the Rosh Chodesh Society’s new seven-session course, “Larger Than Life: Weaving God into the Details,” where discussions will center on hot-button contemporary issues and will provide real and practical advice, as seven key values that molded the Jewish people and Western civilization are

J-ADD Workshop Discusses Transitioning Into Adulthood

J-ADD will hold a workshop for family members with intellectual or developmental disabilities on Tuesday, November 27, from 7-8:30 p.m. about transitioning into adulthood. Guest speaker will be Nkechi Ugoji, MSW, LSW, senior coordinator, Transition, Policy and Training.

The session will provide insight

Join JFNNJ Mitzvah Day This Sunday

On Sunday, November 18, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey will host its annual Mitzvah Day. Mitzvah Day is a fall community event where families are invited to take part in projects that benefit those in need in northern New Jersey and Israel. This year we are expecting over 300 families to participate. Collections take place

BPY Second Graders Will ‘Pogo for Pittsburgh’

Like many shaken parents, Maxine and Rabbi Hayyim Angel spoke to their daughters, Aviva and Dahlia, about the unspeakable tragedy at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh. They discussed the pain we all felt at the loss of fellow Jews, Americans and humans.

Aviva and Dahlia were frightened

American Friends of Yeshivot Bnei Akiva Appoints New Executive Director

(Courtesy of AFYBA) American Friends of Yeshivot Bnei Akiva (AFYBA) has announced the appointment of Rabbi Micah D. Halpern as national executive director.

Halpern was selected to head the organization as a result of his successful track record as fundraiser, motivational speaker and media

JFNNJ Hosts ‘Fed Talks’

The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey hosted over 100 participants for its latest in a series of Fed Talks featuring Nitsana Darshan-Leitner of the Israel Law Center.

Ms. Darshan-Leitner has represented hundreds of terror victims in legal actions against terror organizations and

Bergen County Yeshiva Execs Attend FL Conference

Executive Directors of Bergen County yeshivas joined together in Florida for the 2nd Annual EdShare Conference sponsored through the Torah Educators Network.

NJ Yachad Gala to Honor Legacy of Chani Rubin, z”l: A Letter

This letter was written by Kyra Englander and Nicole Rothenberg, dear friends of Chani Rubin, z”l.

Dear Friends,

We are reaching out to invite you to join us at the upcoming New Jersey Yachad Gala on December 1, 2018.

Unique Torah Community Launches in Naugatuck, Connecticut

(Courtesy of Mesivta of Naugatuck) An inauguration for a first-of-its-kind community in Naugatuck, Connecticut, will be held on November 18 at 874 May St. in Naugatuck. Developed by Yeshivas Ohr HaChaim, the 55-acre campus will include a mesivta high school and kollel building and 16 apartments for kollel families. Nearly 100

Yeshivat Noam Celebrates 18 Years

Yeshivat Noam opened its doors 18 years ago to 54 students in its first location at 139 South Washington Avenue in Bergenfield, New Jersey. Today, Yeshivat Noam has over 800 students and is located at 70 West Century Road in Paramus, New Jersey. What started as four small classrooms has evolved into a