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Valley Chabad Offers New Class With JLI

This month, Rabbi Dov Drizin of Valley Chabad in Woodcliff Lake will offer “With All My Heart,” a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) that will examine the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience.

Beginning on Tuesday, May 21, at 7:00 p.m.,

Chabad of Englewood Plans Lag B’Omer Fun Day and Barbecue

On Thursday, May 23, 5:30 p.m., Chabad of Englewood will be hosting a family-fun event, in honor of the Jewish holiday of Lag B’Omer. Jews of all ages will come together to enjoy and partake in a delicious barbecue, in celebration of this joyous day. There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, balloon

Biblical Archeologist Speaks About Yom Yerushalayim at Young Israel of Fort Lee

Capping off an exciting month of celebration and commemoration of Yom Ha’atzmaut and Yom HaShoah, the Young Israel of Fort Lee was proud to have noted archeologist and lecturer, Dr. Jill C. Katz, celebrate with them the upcoming Yom Yerushalayim at their monthly Lunch and Learn. Dr. Katz, a professor at Yeshiva

‘Lehrhaus Live’ Coming to Congregation Rinat Yisrael

On Shabbat, May 18, Congregation Rinat Yisrael’s Adult Education Committee presents “Lehrhaus Live,” with three sessions featuring outstanding young Lehrhaus scholars. At 5:00 p.m., Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky will address “Liminal Spaces in Halacha: The Curious Case of the Androgynous and Masekhet Bikkurim.” At

AIPAC Delegate to Speak at Fair Lawn Hadassah Meeting

The Fair Lawn chapter of Hadassah will have its next general meeting on Monday, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Pulka Room at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center located at 10-10 Norma Avenue, Fair Lawn.. Guest speaker will be Geri Lipschitz, organization vice president of Hadassah Northern New Jersey. Lipschitz will discuss her experience as a

JFCS and Temple Emanu-El Help Teens Remember the Holocaust

On April 30, teens from Temple Emanu-El in Closter hosted two Holocaust survivors during their religious school classes. Alice Blass, care manager-Holocaust survivor services at Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Northern NJ, initially spoke with the seventh graders to help them understand what happened during the

MJE Escapes the City With ‘Shabbat in the Suburbs’

(Courtesy of MJE) This Shabbat, a group of young professionals from the Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) will leave the hustle and bustle of New York City to experience a “Shabbat in the Suburbs.” Founded by Rabbi Mark N. Wildes in 1998, MJE is a warm and open community where millennials with limited Jewish backgrounds can explore

MJE Escapes the City With ‘Shabbat in the Suburbs’

(Courtesy of MJE) This Shabbat, a group of young professionals from the Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) will leave the hustle and bustle of New York City to experience a “Shabbat in the Suburbs.” Founded by Rabbi Mark N. Wildes in 1998, MJE is a warm and open community where millennials with limited Jewish backgrounds can explore

Queen Anne Road Vendors Step Out to Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut

May 9 marked Israel’s 71st birthday, and Rachel Kupfer, owner of On the Table, organized a Queen Anne Road Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration that lasted from 12 to 7:30 p.m. and drew a few hundred people. “I’m very Zionistic and I love Israel,” Kupfer said. “I decided this year because of everything that was going on

JNF Breakfast Features Israel Advocate Alan Dershowitz

The audience draw for an event often correlates with the prominence and/or popularity of its keynote speaker. The annual JNF breakfast, held at The Rockleigh on Sunday, May 4, was no exception. Jacqueline Yehudiel, the organization’s director of Northern New Jersey and Rockland, estimated the number of attendees at 500,

Sparks of Life Event to Focus on Mind-Body Connection and Healing From Within

Sparks of Life will be hosting Rabbi Jonothan Rietti, renowned speaker and mechanech on Wednesday, May 29, at at7:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Suffern, New York. Sparks of Life is a non-profit organization founded by Rabbi Moshe Gruskin, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2009. Rabbi Gruskin is

How to Enhance Your Business Reputation

If you look back on the most successful businesses in history—Apple, Ford, Amazon—they all have at least one thing in common: a great reputation. This signature reputation is what has helped position these companies as some of the most successful in the world.

Conversely, it’s easy to see how companies that have battled bad reputations