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Bergen Tisha B’Av Events

Congregation Rinat Yisrael Screens Holocaust-Themed Films

On Tisha B’Av afternoon, Sunday, August 14, at 4 p.m., the Cong. Rinat Yisrael Adult Education will be showing two films from Torah Umesorah’s Rabbi Leib Geliebter Memorial Foundation about the Jewish experience during and after the Holocaust

The first, Strike on Heaven (35 mins.) recounts the story of the Third Reich’s war on Yiddishkeit, while Sh’eiris Hapleitah (42 mins.) details the experiences of the survivors in the immediate aftermath of the war as they set about rebuilding their lives and families.

We are witnesses to the stories of the last survivors of the Shoah. It is critical that we hear their voices and transmit their legacy to future generations.

Congregation Keter Torah to Host Rabbi JJ Schacter’s Tisha B’Av Program

Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter, the senior scholar at Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future and University Professor of Jewish History and Philosophy at Yeshiva University, will be presenting his annual Tisha B’av program which is livestreamed after an 8:30am Shacharit, at 9:15am. It is called “The Significance of the Tenth of Av: History and Theology.” It will be followed by Kinot recital and discussion at 11:00am, ending with 5:00pm Mincha.

Congregation Zichron Mordechai Offers Women’s Shiur

Rabbi Michael Taubes will give his annual Tisha B’Av class for women at Congregation Zichron Mordechai, 268 West Englewood Avenue at 2:45pm. The topic of discussion will be: “The Jews of Poland in the 20th and 21st Centuries.”

Teaneck Women’s Tefillah to Commemorate Tisha B’Av

Teaneck Women’s Tefillah (TWT) is holding their annual reading of Megillat Eicha on Motzei Shabbat, August 13, 2016 starting promptly at 9:45 pm. For information about the private home location, email:[email protected]. Women and young girls are invited to join together in this solemn commemoration.

Congregation Shaarei Orah To Host JLE

In commemoration of this tragic day, the JLE in conjunction with Congregation Shaarei Orah will host a Tish’a B’Av video at 1425 Essex Road in Teaneck. The video will feature Rabbi Warren Goldstein, Chief Rabbi of South Africa, and Rabbi YY Jacobson, a world renowned speaker and educator, who will deliver words of inspiration for Tisha B’Av. The video presentation will be at 5:30pm, followed by Mincha (bring Tefillin) at 7:10pm, a speaker, and Maariv at 7:55pm. Everyone is invited to break fast at 8:30pm.

Fair Lawn’s Congregation Shomrei Torah to Screen Chofetz Chaim Videos

Join us at Shomrei Torah in viewing inspiring Tisha B’Av videos from the Chofetz Chaim Foundation, beginning at 1:30pm and continuing until Mincha. The program is entitled, “Coming Home: How Ahavas Yisrael Opens the Door to the Geulah.” Program A will be led by Rabbi Yissocher Frand & Rabbi Paysach Krohn; Program B will be led by Rabbi YY Jacobson & Rabbi Warren Goldstein (Chief Rabbi of South Africa). Additionally, there is a special Tisha B’Av event for children called “Building the Bais Hamikdash Brick by Brick” at 2:30pm in the Social Hall of Shomrei Torah. The cost is to please bring a shelf stable food item to be donated to a Kosher food pantry. Please bring an empty tissue box for every child that will want to participate in building the BHMK in the Shul; all other supplies will be provided. Please reserve by emailing Rachel Krich [email protected].

Young Israel of Fort Lee to Present Morning Learn and Afternoon Screening

Spend the morning of Tisha B’Av engrossed in meaningful learning with Rabbi Goldberg and Rabbi Reiner. There will also be an afternoon movie presentation of “The Devil’s Arithmetic.”

Keter Torah to Show Tisha B’Av Film

On Sunday, August 14, Tisha B’Av observed, at 5:45pm, Congregation Keter Torah at 600 Roemer Avenue in Teaneck will screen Sabena Hijacking – My Version.

On May 8, 1972, four hijackers from the Palestinian organization Black September took control of Belgian Sabena flight 571 from Brussels to Tel Aviv. The hijacking marked the beginning of thirty nerve-wracking hours of fascinating human, military and political drama, inside and outside of the plane. Sabena Hijacking – My Version presents a cinematic reenactment of the events, woven together with genuine archive material and exclusive interviews with three revered Israeli political leaders who were in charge of the rescue effort, as well as the only surviving hijacker.

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