Thursday, July 09, 2020

Community News

Moriah Parent/Alum Lauds Graduation Ceremony

After considering a graduation later in this summer, the Moriah School in Englewood was able to quickly plan a ceremony thanks to sharing resources and facilities with Yavneh Academy. Moriah parent/alum Sandy Yahalom was grateful the two schools could collaborate.

“As a


JEC Has Middle School Graduation Celebration

On Sunday, June 7, the JEC Middle School boys celebrated the first part of a beautiful socially distant graduation! Each family came to the JEC parking lot at a designated time, and each boy had his own personal graduation ceremony. Each boy walked down the aisle in front of his family and teachers towards the podium. Rabbi Beer spoke to each


HASC Center: Heroes Work Here

Bound and determined, HASC group homes forge on amid COVID-19.

(Courtesy of HASC) Though the world outside is shuttered, HASC Center programs are working full-force. We are forging ahead amid tough obstacles and giving it our all…because in this profession, there is no time


Creative Ways to Keep the Family Busy

As we continue to spend countless hours at home, people are tapping into their creative juices to come up with ways to help the kids and their parents pass the time. Two households in Teaneck have launched Facebook programs and activities that offer options for the whole family.


Learn the words in Hebrew to figure out the joke below: אולפן עברית

Solution: Bazooka asked Tzvika, What are you fishing Tzvika? Tzvika answered: Leviathans. Bazooka asked surprisingly, Leviathans?! There are no Leviathans in this lake. Tzvike answered, If I am not going to catch anything in the lake anyway, at least I am going to fish for Leviathans. (If I am going to fail, at


Yeshivat Noam Begins Online Learning


Community Food Establishments Offer Takeout and Delivery Options

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Update on Coronavirus in Our Community

As the community struggles to deal with the spread of Coronavirus, schedule changes and school closures, it’s important to stay calm, be well informed and follow the advice of professionals.

The OU has launched a page on their website to keep the community updated with the latest guidelines and will update the page regularly. The information can be found here


BPY Achieves Torah Bowl Success

The BPY Torah Bowl team enjoyed sharing their Torah knowledge as they competed at Bruriah with other area middle schools. After a day of challenging questions, the students felt proud to have participated. The BPY boys team won two rounds. The school is so proud of the entire team. These devoted students choose to study Chumash


‘It Takes a Woman: A Salute to the Women of Broadway’ Premiers in North Miami Beach

Any woman or girl enjoying the warm weather in the South Florida area is in for a treat come Thursday, February 20, or Sunday, February 23. On those dates, at 7:30 p.m. plus a matinee at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jewish Women’s Theater of South Florida (JWTSFL) will perform its original production, “It Takes a Woman: A Salute to the Women of Broadway,” written and


Be the Match and Save a Life

Bone Marrow Registry event to be held at Fair Lawn Jewish Center, March 1.

(Courtesy of Be The Match) Be The Match®, a global leader in bone marrow transplantation, will be swabbing cheeks in order to add to its international registry of potential bone marrow and stem cell donors. With a


Academies @ GBDS Seventh Graders Learn About Waves

As part of the characteristics and properties of waves unit, the seventh grade students learned how to measure the focal length of a lens using an optical bench. This lab instrument allows students to manually focus a candle flame onto a screen. By measuring the distance between the lens and the screen the