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Community Calendar March 11 – May 17

Motzei Shabbat, March 11

Teaneck Women’s Tefillah Celebrates Purim

7:15PM, Private home

Teaneck Women’s Tefillah (TWT) is holding their 39th annual reading of Megillat Esther for women on Purim. Maariv begins at 7:15 pm, followed by Megillah reading promptly at 7:30 pm. For information about the private home location, email: [email protected].

Heichal Hatorah Purim Chagiga

9:30PM, Heichal Hatorah, 70 Sterling Place, Teaneck

With Mordechai Shapiro. For more information, contact 201-335-0633 or [email protected]. No alcohol permitted.

Motzei Shabbat, March 12

Megillah Reading and Purim Feast

12:00PM, Zichron Mordechai, 268 West Englewood Ave, Teaneck

Join The Jewish Learning Experience for an educational and enjoyable Purim. 12:00 Megillah, 1:00 Feast. $7/person. For more info contact [email protected]

‘Meet the Author’ Event: Three Ways to Avoid Medical Crises

2:00PM, Teaneck Public Library, 840 Teaneck Rd

Ellen Rand, hospice volunteer, former New York Times columnist and author of “Last Comforts: Notes from the Forefront of Late Life Care” will talk about how to advocate for better care for yourself or your loved ones.  Admission is free, and refreshments will be served. For more information about Conversation of Your Life events, visit www.holyname.org/events or call 201-833-3336.Planned by Township of Teaneck, Holy Name Medical Center and Age-Friendly Teaneck.

Wednesday, March 15

Israel Education Boot Camp

12:00-2:00PM, Frisch School, 120 West Century Rd, Paramus

We want our children to be “ready”, but are we?  Learn about the challneges our children are facing on campus and beyond, know the issues and become a knowledgeable team player in the process! Special training by Shahar Azani, StandWithUs Northeast Director.  For information and to RSVP email [email protected]

Yeshivat Noam 15th Annual Dinner

Guests of Honor: Batya and Nachman Paul; Faculty & Community Service Award: Ilana and Azriel Rauzman; Service Recognition Award: Luis Sanchez; Corporate Partnership Award: TD Bank. To make a contribution and/or reservation, visit www.yeshivatnoam.org or call 201-261-1919 x126.

Friday-Shabbat, March 17-18

Chag HaSemikkah Teaneck Community Shabbaton

Programming throughout the Teaneck and Bergenfield communities.

Sunday, March 19

Congregation Ahavath Torah
Annual Dinner


Guests of Honor:  Rabbi Shmuel & Barbara Goldin. Visit www.ahavathtorah.org for information or call 201-568-1315.

Shomrei Torah 42nd Annual Dinner

6:00PM, Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Avenue

Honring Torah Tuesday, Laurette & Bernie Rothwachs, Yael & Ari Mayefsky. For more info see shomrei-torah.org/dinner

A Tour of Israeli Wines

6:00-9:00PM, Congregation Beth Aaron, 950 Queen Anne Rd, Teaneck

Join Wine Country with renowned wine expert Jay Buchsbaum and taste the best of Flam, Teperberg, Yatir, Matar and more! Featuring: Israeli food by Sababa Grill. Pricing before March 19: $25 for one ticket, $45 for two tickets. Pricing at the door: $30 for one ticket, $55 for two tickets.

Website to buy tickets: https://www.bethaaron.org/event/winesale17

Contact: [email protected]

Jewish Journeys Annual Fundraiser

8:00PM, Congregation Beth Abraham, 396 New Bridge Rd, Bergenfield

An evening of inspiration with Rabbi Mark Wildes, Founder and Director of Manhattan Jewish Experience, New York City’s place for Jewish Singles, on the topic Reaching Out and Searching Within. Men and women welcome. Admission with donation. For more info, contact [email protected]

Tuesday, March 21

Relaunching a Career After Time Away

7:00PM, Congregation Rinat Yisrael, 389 West Englewood Ave, Teaneck

Carol Fishman Cohen, CEO, iRelaunch, will share strategies, success stories and advice. RSVP to [email protected]

Sunday, March 26

Yeshivat Lev HaTorah 15th Year Gala Dinner

4:30PM, The Palisadium, 700 Palisadeum Drive, Cliffside Park

Honoring Rabbi Eli Allen, Marc & Debbie Frankel  and Dani Vanderwalde. To reserve seats or place an ad visit www.levhatorah.org/dinner or call

Monday, March 27

Support Group- Widows and Widowers: You Are Not Alone Begins

6:15-7:45PM, Kaplen JCC, 411 E Clinton Ave, Tenafly

7 Mondays, Mar 27-May 22. With Judy Brauner, LCSW Therapist. This bereavement group for those recently widowed provides an opportunity to share your feelings with others that understand. Registration required; call Esther at 201.408.1456., $115 members/$145 non-members.

Wednesday, March 29

Etzion Foundation Annual Dinner

6:30PM, Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City

Honoring Rabbi Jeffrey Kobrin ’92 & Michelle Greenberg Kobrin, Alumnus of the Year; Simcha & Barbara Hochman, Parents of the Year; Rabbi Danny Rhein & Racheli Schmell (Rhein), Dor l’Dor Award. For reservations visit

Sunday, April 2

Rutgers Hillel Grand Opening Celebration and 2017 Annual Gala

Eva and Arie Halpern Hillel House, 70 College Ave, New Brunswick

Honoring: Cecile and Edward Mosberg, Jonathan Funk ’79, David Goldenberg, M.D. ’07. For tickets or more information, go to rutgershillel2017.eventzilla.net or email [email protected].

Sunday, April 30

Project S.A.R.A.H. 11th Annual Breakfast

9:30-11:30, Congregation Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Ave, Teaneck

Guest of Honor: Dr. David Pelcovitz, Rabbinic Support Award: Rabbi Yaakov Neuburger, Volunteer Recognition Award: Peggy Danishefsky. There is no couvert for this event. Babysitting available. To reserve or donate: www.projectsarah.org

Wednesday, May 17

NORPAC Mission to Washington 2017

Be part of the most important day to advocate for stronger US-Israel relations. Meet directly with Members of Congress and their staff to make a true impact. Roundtrip transportation to Washington, DC with Glatt Kosher meals included. Register at NORPAC.net or call (201) 788-5133 Rates: Adults – $125, Students – $75.


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