Monday, January 22, 2018


One Body, One Heart

We are Jews. We are. And never are we more reminded of that than when one of our own is killed.

It was about four years ago. It could have been more. I received a quick-paced phone call one morning before school from Rabbi Mordechai Rindenow. It seemed his son Shlomo Zalman missed his ride up to school in Monsey and since I was going anyway could I please take

Seasons Clifton-Passaic Now Open!

It was 10:59 a.m. on Tuesday, and the new Seasons Clifton-Passaic store entrance was buzzing with anticipation as anxious patrons awaited its 11 a.m. opening. Adorned with festive balloons, with snow cones and cotton candy available nearby, the doors finally slid open. The crowd

Passaic’s Camp Habima to Tackle School Bullying in Summer Performance

The atmosphere is infectious at Camp Habima for the Performing Arts, a professionally taught theatrical camp, located in Passaic, NJ. Whether it’s the girl vocalizing down the hallway or the dancers prancing around a classroom as they rehearse, there’s just something...catchy.


‘Paterson Shul’ Offers Free High Holiday Services for All

The “Paterson Shul” (www.PatersonShul.com), housed in the basement of Federation Apartments (510 E. 27th Street in Paterson, NJ), invites those who might not have a place to daven for the High Holidays to attend for both Rosh Hashanah (October 3 & 4) and Yom Kippur (Oct. 12). Services begin at 9 a.m.

The services are run in a traditional, Orthodox

Building a Home for Isaac Stein

Passaic—Yitzchak Michael (Isaac) Stein is an extraordinary boy with an extraordinarily rare genetic disease  called Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome (AGS). According to his mother, Elisheva, only 400 people in the world have it. “It’s a rare disorder of a rare disease,” she says. Thanks to Bonei Olam, an organization dedicated