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Elana Silber Appointed Sharsheret’s Executive Director

Elana Silber, who was previously Sharsheret’s Director of Business Operations, has been appointed executive director, following the tragic passing of the organization’s founder Rochelle Shoretz a”h. Silber came to the organization as a volunteer thirteen years ago. “We have worked hard growing Sharsheret from a handful of volunteers to the national organization it is today, with twelve support and education programs serving more than 50,000 women, families, health care professionals, community leaders and students on campus; a multi-year federal grant from the CDC; and a 4-star high ranking from Charity Navigator,” she said in a statement. She plans to implement the organization’s newly completed strategic plan and indicated she is looking forward to beginning a new phase of growth and expansion.

2015 Fair Lawn Young Families Host Annual BBQ

The Shomrei Torah Community is hosting their annual BBQ on August 16th from 3:30pm-5:30pm. The BBQ includes Elul crafts for the kids. The cost is $10 per person for members/$12 per person for non-members. The family max is $25 for members/$30 for non-members. Children under five come free. For people who have moved to Fair Lawn in the last year, the BBQ is FREE. It will be hosted at the home of Daniel and Rachel Krich, 6 Bryson Rd. To register, go to http://www.shomrei-torah.org.

Shatnez, Tefillin and Mezuzah Check in Fair Lawn

Congregation Shomrei Torah will be hosting a shatnez, tefillin and mezuzah check on Sunday, August 30. It will be from 9am to 11am in the social hall. Each mezuzah is $11, tefillin ranges from $85-$135. For shatnez, the price varies on the item.There will be special presentations for children of all ages. The tefillin presentation will be from 9am-9:30am and the shatnez presentation will be from 9:45-10:15am. Tables will also be set up in the social hall so people can update their Aliyah Card, sign up to layn on Shabbat and Yom Tov and volunteer for upcoming Shomrei Torah and Sisterhood events. Sofrim and shatnez checkers will try their best to have everything finished within the day, depending upon volume. For more information, please contact Rabbi Markowitz at [email protected] or Jerome Gans at [email protected]. Please register beforehand  at http://www.shomrei-torah.org/event/shatnez-tefillin-and-mezuzah-check.html so they can plan accordingly.

CareOne Speaker to Present on the Medicaid Process

CareOne at Teaneck cordially invites you to “A Discussion on Navigating the Medicaid Process,” on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 7:00pm at CareOne at Teaneck, 544 Teaneck Road, Teaneck. Kosher refreshments and snacks will be served. The guest speaker will be Sam Aryeh, Community Liaison & Advanta Medicaid Specialist. Topics for discussion include: What is Medicaid, filing an application, covering Medicaid gaps, Medicaid penalties, asset preservation in NJ, the new Miller Trust Income Cap Fix, understanding income guidelines, resource limits, spend down.

No Shekel Left Behind Program

Have some shekalim or Euros left over from a recent trip? Your loose change and paper money can add up and will help refurbish the Youth Center in Beit Yatir, Beth Aaron’s sister town in Israel. Mail in or drop off your shekalim or Euros at the Beth Aaron office at 950 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck. Donations in dollars also will be accepted.

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades to Hold Labor Day Weekend Piano Sale

The Thurnauer School of Music and Forte Piano of Paramus are pleased to announce the 11th annual Labor Day Piano Sale, to be held Friday, Sunday and Monday, September 4, 6 and 7 in the Taub Auditorium of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly, NJ. The sale will feature a wide selection of new and pre-owned acoustic and digital pianos by famous manufacturers such as Steinway, Bosendorfer, Schimmel, Baldwin, Knabe, Yamaha and Roland, ranging in size from uprights to grand pianos. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (800) 742-6655 or (201) 265-1212.

 

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