Saturday, January 20, 2018


Wildes & Weinberg Partners Attend Friends of ELNET Evening in NYC

(Courtesy of Wildes & Weinberg) Founding and managing partners of Wildes & Weinberg, Leon and Michael Wildes, attended last week’s Friends of ELNET evening, which featured guest speakers former Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls and Ambassador Dani Dayan, consul general of Israel in New York.

The Jewish Entrepreneur Hires Robert Safren as New Program Director

(Courtesy of TJE) The Jewish Entrepreneur is proud to announce the hiring of Robert Safren, recently retired from a management position in the private sector, to further develop the organization and increase its impact within the Jewish community.

“I am excited to join such a dynamic

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) in Teaneck

Last Sunday morning, David and Rena Schlussel hosted a NORPAC pro-Israel event for Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) at their home in Teaneck. He is chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee tasked with oversight over the United Nations and former Chair of the Helsinki Commission.


Lamdeinu’s Third Annual Chanukah Breakfast: A Proud Celebration

(Courtesy of Lamdeinu) It was a record-setting morning on Sunday, December 3, at Lamdeinu’s Third Annual Chanukah Breakfast. This year, the Torah Institute honored two dynamic local women leaders, garnering an impressive attendance of over 150 men and women. The spirited event recognized the

Ante Up for AMIT’s Monte Carlo Night

(Courtesy of AMIT) Enjoy a fun and festive evening in a casino-like setting while helping to support AMIT’s 34,000 Israeli children with a cutting-edge, Jewish-values-based education on Saturday, December 23, at the home of Annie and Yale Baron in Teaneck.

The event, organized by the AMIT

AMFDA Honors Katz Family at Gala

Funds raised will support emergency response training, vehicles and equipment for MDA.

American Friends of Magen David Adom (MDA) held its annual MDA New York gala on Thursday, November 30. The event drew more than 500 guests and featured a variety of multimedia exhibits showcasing

Jewish-Themed Rock Musical ‘Soul Searching’ Comes to Black Box This Weekend

Brenda, a single New Yorker living on the Upper West Side, somehow finds herself on a comedic and poignant search for her soul mate with help from her three married friends, all engulfed in relationship troubles of their own. Her journey has just begun... Now, for the first time since September 2009, an updated and revised

Friendship Circle Prepares for Chanukah

This week, the students at FCHS got into the Chanukah spirit. Through song, dance and drama they explored and reenacted the Chanukah story and learned about the miracles of the holiday. During Sunday circle, they learned with Rabbi Grossbaum how olive oil is made. The enjoyed spinning and dancing like

Project Ezrah Honors Community Helpers

At this year’s Project Ezrah Dinner on this motzei Shabbat, December 9, the community chesed honoree is the Keter Torah Community Security Service (CSS) team, along with five other special couples known for their community dedication and involvement.

Why does the CSS Keter

Chaim Kiss to Appear on Chabad Chanukah Telethon

Bris Avrohom Hosts Paint and Wine Women’s Night Out

Women’s Night Out was an evening of fun, friendship, creativity and talent with 85 women joining at Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn’s Women’s Night Out—Paint and Wine. With the guidance of Alina Kontorovsky, women painted their own Judaica-themed painting and enjoyed an assortment of wines and elegant

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Holds Lifeguard Training Course for Ages 15 and Up

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is now taking registration for its comprehensive American Red Cross Lifeguard training, where participants will learn all the skills they need to work in water safety as a lifeguard this coming summer. The course combines online training with on-site skill