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Friday, April 03, 2020

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Chabad Center of Passaic County Spotlights MoMENtum Israel Journey

(Courtesy of Chabad Center of Passaic County) The MoMENtum Men’s Subsidized Trip to Israel is currently open and accepting applications for the October 26 trip this coming fall.

The trip is an opportunity for men to take the time away and spend a week in Israel. It is a time for them to connect with

JFS Clifton-Passaic Offers WINDS Cafe and Caregiver Support Group

(Courtesy of JFS Clifton-Passaic) Jewish Family Service of Clifton-Passaic is excited about a new collaboration between its senior department and the Alzheimer’s Association (AA). Rebecca Schochet LSW, program director for WINDS Café at JFS, recently completed her training as an Early Stage Social Engagement Leader with AA.

Rabbi Daniel Kalish Speaks in Passaic

Rabbi Daniel Pinchas Kalish spoke recently at a melave malka in Passaic on behalf of Mesivta of Waterbury.

Kool Kids Passaic Beats the Winter Blues With Fun Trips

(Courtesy of Kool Kids Passaic) Kool Kids Passaic participants have enjoyed an exciting winter season, complete with a variety of enjoyable trips.

Two recent trips took place on legal holidays, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and, more recently, Presidents’ Day. Vacation days can be

Peretz Teller Seeks to Launch ‘Shomrim’ In the Passaic-Clifton Community

Peretz Teller has a vision: starting a Shomrim-styled organization in the Passaic-Clifton community. After the recent anti-Semitic attacks in Pittsburgh, Poway, Monsey, Brooklyn and Jersey City, he thinks the need is clear. We need to be prepared.

Shomrim is known for increasing safety with

FC of Passaic to Offer ‘Time Out’ for Parents

Friendship Circle of Passaic County will be holding a series of support groups for parents of children with special needs.

Led by a JFCS licensed therapist, parents will learn new strategies to cope with the challenges of raising a child with ADHD, ODD or DMDD, as well as feel supported by other parents in the group.

The cost of the series is

Kool Kids Passaic Invites the Community to an Art Show

(Courtesy of Kool Kids Passaic) Kool Kids Passaic invites the community to attend an art show on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ohel Rivka Hall, 181 Pennington Ave., Passaic. The art show, which is generously sponsored by the Bear Givers EmpowerART program and Crawford Lake Capital, will feature a display of

Yeshiva Ner Boruch/Passaic Torah Institute Celebrates Annual Dinner

It was an emotional evening for the 400 plus people at Yeshiva Ner Boruch/Passaic Torah Institute and Ateres Bracha Neve-PTI’s 24th annual dinner. The celebration took place just a few days before the second yahrzeit of the rosh yeshiva’s wife, Rebbetzin Ita Singer, z”l.

Friendship Circle Gives Parents a Time Out

Friendship Circle of Passaic County will be holding a series of support groups for parents of children with special needs.

Led by a JFCS licensed therapist, parents will learn new strategies to cope with the challenges of raising a child with ADHD, ODD or DMDD, as well as feel supported by other parents

Da’ehu Demonstrates Olive Pressing

(Courtesy of Da’ehu) Would you like the job of pressing olives to light the temple menorah?  Children of all ages joined Da’ehu’s second community education event to learn hands-on the meaning of שמן זית זך and what it takes to get those first drops of oil—a lot of work and a lot of olives. Da’ehu,

Da’ehu Montessori to Host Community Chanukah Event

Da’ehu Montessori Preschool (in formation) of Passaic will be making its second community learning event on Sunday, November 24, as children learn hands-on what it means to make שמן זית זך. Children will crush and press the olives and see just how much, or how little, comes out of each olive to make the oil we use to light the

JFS Clifton-Passaic Offers Memory Loss Program

Are you or a loved one experiencing any signs of early memory loss?

Symptoms can include memory loss that disrupts daily life, challenges in planning or solving problems, difficulty completing familiar tasks, confusion with time or place, trouble understanding visual images and spatial