Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Daughters of Miriam Welcomes Turtle Back Zoo Visitors

(Courtesy of Daughters of Miriam) Two and four-legged ambassadors from the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo Outreach Program recently visited nursing home residents of the Memory Care Unit at Daughters of Miriam Center/The Gallen Institute in Clifton. Seniors touched, held and learned about their animal visitors who calmly strutted,

Daf Hashovua Completes Maseches Rosh Hashanah

(Courtesy of Daf Hashovua) With much gratitude to Hashem, the international Daf Hashovua learning program is pleased to announce another major milestone, the completion of Maseches Rosh Hashanah and commencement of Maseches Ta’anis. This great accomplishment will be marked by participants with an evening of

Uncle Moishy Sells Out Passaic Show

JFSCC of Clifton-Passaic Celebrates Honorees at Gala

(Courtesy of JFSCC) HaRav Eliezer Yehuda Finkel, shlit”a, Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim, joined approximately 500 people from the Passaic-Clifton community on Sunday, January 14, to show support to Jewish Family Service & Children’s Center of Clifton-Passaic and its

Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton Introduces Sara Younger as New Youth Director

(Courtesy of YIPC) The Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton introduced Sara Younger as its new youth director this past Shabbat, Parshat Vaera. Together with the shul’s education and youth committees, Younger will be creating programs and opportunities intended to engage the synagogue’s youth, strengthen their connection to

Statement of Passaic-Clifton Kashrus Regarding Jin Restaurant

The mashgichim at Jin restaurant, located at 227 Main Avenue in Passaic, recently raised questions regarding certain procedures at the restaurant. Passaic-Clifton Kashrus has determined that these matters merit investigation and, effective January 8, 2018, suspended its

Passaic Community Honors Nahal Haredi on Shabbat Lech Lecha, October 28

The Passaic community takes great pride in their young men who have served proudly and courageously in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Enlisting after spending their gap years at various yeshivot, these young men were determined to join their Israeli counterparts who automatically serve their country. Fortunately

Clifton Jewish Center to Host Israel Police Attaché Yitzchak Almog

On Tuesday night, September 26, at 7 Clifton Jewish Center will host Commander Yitzchak Almog, the attaché for the National Israel Police to the US and Canada. Also in attendance will be Andrew Gross, the director of political affairs for the consul general of Israel and possibly Deputy Consul General Amir Sagie. At that time we will

Author Miriam Dobin Keeps Her Parents’ Stories Alive

Reviewing: “I Am Because of You,” by Miriam Dobin. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback, 282 pages. 2015. ISBN-10: 1514259966.

On Sunday, July 23, Miriam Dobin, writer of the memoir “I Am Because of You,” spoke at Tifereth Israel in Passaic.

Passaic Resident Shows Passion for Public Service in Summer Internship

Summer internships provide valuable career opportunities—but for many Stern College for Women students at Yeshiva University who are passionate about public service, they’re also avenues to put their talents and dreams to work building a better world, on a local and global level.


Eric Eliezer Levenson Center for Hope Is Dedicated in Passaic-Clifton

“Eric is one of us and will remain one of us. All of those who will find solace and support will be able to pay tribute to an individual who had so much to contribute. Through the efforts of his family and a lot of friends who offered financial support, his name will be long remembered. It will not be

Inclusion Is Key at Recent Yedei Chesed Events

Yedei Chesed recently hosted two special programs of inclusion that took place, respectively, during Shavuot and Shabbat of Parshat Behalotecha. On the second day of Shavuot, 22 young men joined together for Torah learning. This meaningful program brought together young men with special needs and members of the broader