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The 5th annual Bonnie Berman Yahrzeit Shiur 3:00PM  Congregation Zichron Mordechai (389 West Englewood Avenue-right off Windsor Road). Rabbi Simcha Schaum will be speaking about “Peering Into the Head and Heart of Yosef:  Understanding ‘Ha-od Avi Chai’?”. The shiur is sponsored by the Ladies Shabbos Afternoon Shiur group and is open to the community.

Sunday, February 8th

Yachad Parent Conference- Ensuring that EVERY CHILD belongs at Congregation Keter Torah 600 Roemer Ave Teaneck  RSVP or for information contact Chani Hermann Director NJ Yachad 201 833 1349

JYEP Annual Breakfast  9:30AM  Rinat Yisrael 389 W Englewood Teaneck

Honoring 23 Yeshiva High School Senior who reach out each Sunday morning to mostly unaffiliated youth in our community.  RSVP  [email protected]

RABBI MENACHEM GENACK   9:00AM – 10:00AM   Jewish Center  of Teaneck 70 Sterling Place Teaneck

Rabbi Genack will speak about his book “Letters to President Clinton: Biblical Lessons on Faith and Leadership”  His talk will begin after the brunch following morning services.  The event is free. For information call the Center at 201 833 0515 ext 200.

YACHAD PRESENTS SIBSHOPS   2:50 – 5:30PM   Congregation Keter Torah 600 Roemer Ave Teaneck

Special program for brothers and sisters ages 7 -13 who have a sibling with special needs. Free of charge including snacks and dinner, games, prizes and raffles. For more information and to reserve a spot contact NJ Yachad at [email protected] or call 201 833 1349.

Sinai Dinner   4:45PM Buffet  Program 6:30PM   Marriott Glenpointe Hotel, 100 Frank W Burr Blvd Teaneck

Honoring: Shelley and Ruvan Cohen, establishing the Nathaniel Richman Cohen A”H Scholarship Fund in memory of their son, who tragically succumbed to the illness that had necessitated his attending SINAI. Nancy and Dr. Elie Elmann, parents of a current SINAI student.Laurie and Rabbi Brian Gopin, former SINAI parents whose son recently returned to a mainstream yeshiva day school after many years at SINAI.Ashley and Rabbi Shimshon Jacob.  He is a SINAI alumnus, and now a Rabbi, teacher and father. Judy and Nathan Rephan, grandparents of a current SINAI student. Receiving our Community Partnership Award: Holy Name Medical Center, a hospital in Teaneck that has provided vocational placements for our high school students for over a decade.  To make reservations or a donation, please visit or call 201-833-1134 x105.

8:30 PM Rav David Rabinovitch, Rosh Yeshiva of Makor Chaim will present a moving lecture on the events of this past Summer and discuss the impact which the kidnapping and murder of the three student has had on the Yeshiva and the commitment they have chosen to “Choose Life”  285 Briarcliffe Road Teaneck

Navigating Parenthood – The World’s Hardest Job   8:00PM  Series of six lectures given by Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein

Anshei Lubavitch 10-10 Plaza Rd Fairlawn

Libby Kolb Chapter of Emunah presents Pop Up Shop with Wukogals   7 – 0:00PM

at the home of Tova Gerson  118 Maidene Lane  Bergenfield

Wednesday,  February 11th

Pink Day

Raise awareness about breast cancer.  Contact [email protected] for further information about vital programs on campus.


Shabbat Afternoon Scholar Series  Congregation Netivot Shalom 811 Palisade Ave

Monthly talk between mincha and maariv by local scholars  4:66PM

Sarah Rindner Lander College for Women “The Truth the Dead Know; A Literary Reading of Berachot 18b

Motzei Shabbat February 14th

Annual Evening of Wine   9:00PM  Congregation Ahavath Torah   240 Broad Avenue  Englewood

Wine tasting will be provided by Wine Country and West Hills Project will join in playing jazz.  Enjoy delectable cheese  and desserts.   Advance Pricing  $20 Individual/$36 Couple  Door Pricing $25 Individual/ $45 Couple

For further information email Sisterhood at:[email protected]

Young Israel of Teaneck 16th  Annual Dinner

Honoring Mark and Rachelle Zomick and Matt and Tamar Lowe

Sunday, February 15th

NAVIGATING THE SYSTEM  8:30AM  (Registration)  – 1:00PM

A collaborative community conference for Parents and Caregivers on navigating the system of disability services in New Jersey. Workshop sessions include: SSI/Medicaid Eligibilities, Housing, Employment, Life Care Planning and Support and Advocacy. Pre-registration recommended

Co-sponsored by J-ADD, OHEL and the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades,  Registration at 8:30 am,   Free & open to the community

For more information and registration please contact the OHEL Teaneck Mental Health Center at 201.692.3972

Congregation Ohr Hatorah Sisterhood  8:00PM 36 Rector Ct Bergenfield

Abbey of Not2Shabbey will bring glass table top pieces  to paint and  techniques  will be taught.  $10/person!   Check the website  of her unique hand painted collections yet or in person at On the Table on Queen  Anne Road   R.S.V.P. to [email protected] please

Navigating Parenthood – The World’s Hardest Job   8:00PM  Series of six lectures given by Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein

Anshei Lubavitch 10-10 Plaza Rd Fairlawn

Monday, February 16th

An Evening of Torah, Dinner and Chesed  6:45PM  Cong Shomrei Torah 19-20 Morlot Avenue Fairlawn

Presented by and Torah Tuesday – a special presentation by Dr Ira Cochin in honor of the publication of his new book on the Holocaust.  Rabbi Mordechai Willig will speak at 8:00PM on” What Do I Do vs What I Am” and Rabbi Dr Abraham Twerski will speak at 8:45PM on “Middle Age and Beyond”  Cost of dinner is $25 by reservation only at [email protected]

Tuesday, February 17th

Libby Kolb Chapter of Emunah  8:00PM   Presents Easy Enough for Everyday – Special Enough for Shabbos – a night of fun and cooking with Elizabeth Kurtz – at the home of Tamar Berkowitz 509 Warwick Teaneck

Motzei Shabbat  February 21th

Sharsheret Young Professionals Networking Night 8 p.m.

Meet, mingle, and network with other young professionals  Enjoy an open bar, great food, billiards, ping-pong and more at Slate in the Flatiron District located at 54 West 21st Street, NYC. $75 per person, $150 per couple. Visit to register.

Sunday, February 22

NJ Yachad Shake It Up Group – a social group for adults 18+ Trip to Medieval Times.  Call Reva Judas 201 833 1349 or [email protected]

Rav Moshe Weinberger   8:00PM   Beis Medrash Program Congregation Bnai Yeshurun  641 W Englewood

Mi’ Shenichnas Adar – So What?  Bringing Happiness and Emunah Into Our Lives

Rav Weinberger has served as mashpia at Yesiva University since 2013.

Congregation Beth Aaron Annual Dinner  5:00PM

Honoring Arlene and Arthur Eis as well as Youth Leaders Erica and Jason David.

Navigating Parenthood – The World’s Hardest Job   8:00PM  Series of six lectures given by Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein

Anshei Lubavitch 10-10 Plaza Rd Fairlawn

Monday February 23

Yachad Mothers’ Support Group   9:30 AM  Rinat Yisrael 389 W Englewood, Teaneck

A unique series for mothers of children with special needs. Bassie Taubes, RN,

OCVN CBCN Certified Health Coach Wellness wisdom LLC-Eat Well Move Well, Sleep Well 3 ingredients to help cope with stress Workshops are free of charge and requires registration. Breakfast will be served. All sessions will be followed by a support group led by Chani Herrmann LMSW Director of NJ Yachad RSVP to [email protected]

Thursday, February 26th

Zayin Adar  Chevra Kadisha Zayin Adar     5:15 PM  Congregation  Bnai  Yeshurun 641 W Englewood

“What Factors Produced the World’s Most Perfect Man.”  For reservations call Warren Levie at 201 923 1430.

March 1

The Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation Bnai Israel Annual Purim Carnival    10:30AM – 1:00PM

10-10 Norma Avenue Fairlawn  201 796 5040

New and classic carnival games to play! Amazing prizes to win! Have fun jumping in the Bounce House! Win a goldfish!  Enjoy a delicious treat at the Purim Cafe. Create a beautiful sand art or have your face painted. Come in Costume. Open to the entire community!

March 1 – 3rd

The AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington  To register, contact Arielle Brenner at [email protected]

Motzei Shabbat  March 7th

Netivot Shalom Annual Dinner  8:00PM  Fairlawn Jewish Center 10-10 Norma Ave Fairlawn

Honoring Leah and Alex Moskovits with the Sema Heller Memorial Award and Fred Schulman with a Service Award

Sunday, March 15th

Project SARAH Annual Breakfast.  9:30 – 11:30AM  Congregation Keter Torah  600 Roemer Avenue Teaneck

Rabbi Jonathan Knapp and Yavneh Academy will receive the Aleinu

Hero Award.   Keynote speaker is Jill Starishevsky, New York City Prosecutor of Child Abuse/Sex Crimes and author of My Body Belongs

To Me.    RSVP to 973-777-7638,

Cooking Demonstration with Jamie Geller  6:00PM   Suburban Torah Center 85 West Mount Pleasant Avenue Livingston New Jersey

In conjunction with Etz Chaim RSVP and Couvert:  $72 Sponsorship – Reserved Seat, Free Joy of Kosher Cookbook and Magazine

$50- Free Joy of Kosher Cookbook and Magazine

$36 Teen admission.  Questions contact Michelle Amin at [email protected] or at 973 992 9294

Monday March 16

Yachad Mothers’ Support Group  9:30AM  Cong Rinat Yisrael, 389 W Englewood Teaneck

A unique series for mothers of children with special needs.Batya Jacob CCC(A)

Director of Educational Support Services Yachad Advocacy 101How to be the best parent advocate for your child and yourself Workshops are free of charge and requires registration. Breakfast will be served. All sessions will be followed by a support groupled by Chani Herrmann LMSW Director of NJ Yachad RSVP to [email protected]

SHABBAT , March 21

Shabbat Chazzanut 9:00AM       Young Israel of Teaneck 868 Perry Lane Teaneck

Cantor Netanel Hershtik and the Hamptons Synagogue Choir will lead a Carlebach davening on Friday night and a regular Shabbat morning davening in the morning.

Everyone is welcome.

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