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Community Calendar Sunday November 22

Rinat Yisrael’s Pre-Chanukah Boutique | Sunday November 22 | 5-9pm

One stop shopping for all your Chanukah purchases. Please visit www.rinat.org/nerotboutique for a full list of vendors.

The Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting on-line applications for the 2016-2017 academic year at www.alisafund.org

Awards are made for full time study in a yeshiva, seminary or other approved program. One need not be accepted to apply. Deadline for applications is February 16, 2016.

This is a competitively awarded scholarship of $4,000US and only six are granted each year. Scholarship, volunteer activities, and financial need are some of the factors considered.  Full details, application forms, and lists of previous winners can be obtained at www.alisafund.org

Thursday, November 12

IDF Values and Ethics Workshop

7:00PM, Teaneck Doghouse, 1415 Palisade Ave, Teaneck

This workshop will give participants an understanding of what the Values and Ethics workshops for IDF officers involve. Participants will have a chance to view, almost first hand, how the soldiers face the challenges of maintaining a moral army while protecting the citizens of Israel.

Motzai Shabbat, November 14

Screening of Nancy Spielberg’s Above & Beyond: The Untold True Story and Auction Preview

7:45PM- Auction Preview, 8:00PM- Bidding Opens, 8:15PM- Movie Begins

The Frisch School, 120 West Century Road, Paramus

Bid on Halter Worn by American Pharoah, Tickets to Sporting Events, Designer Handbags, Party Planning Services, Gift Cards to Local Eateries & Stores, and More! $5, light movie refreshments will be served.

Cantorial Classics Concert

8:00PM, Congregation Rinat Yisrael, 389 W Englewood Ave, Teaneck

Featuring Cantor Yanky Lemmer & Cantor Yaakov Motzen. Concert tickets: $36, sponsorship opportunities available. www.rinat.org/concert,  [email protected],  201.837.2795.

Shaarei Orah presents Mr. Joseph Levy

8:00PM, 1425 Essex Road, Teaneck

“A historical Perspective on Jews from the Arab Countries.” Mr. Levy’s presentation will consist of three parts: (1) An overview of Jewish history in the Arab countries, (2) A glance at the Farhud, a violent, pro-Nazi pogrom that took place in Iraq in 1941 and (3) A look at 20th century Jewish life in Egypt, Mr. Levy’s country of birth.

Sunday, November 15

Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School Open House

9:00AM- Registration, 9:30AM- Program, 110 South Orange Ave, Livingston

Register at www.rkyhs.org/rkyhsopenhouse

Holiday Boutique

10:00AM-3:00PM, Congregation Beth Sholom, 354 Maitland Ave, Teaneck. Free Admission.  Sponsored by Sisterhood – 201-833-2620.

StandWithUs. Presents Hussein Aboubakr” Surviving Tahrir Square

11:00AM-12:00PM, BCHSJS @ The Moriah School, 53 S Woodland St, Englewood

Join BCHSJS as  Hussein Aboubakr shares his connection to Israel as a former Muslim and Egyptian prisoner, imprisoned for studying the Hebrew language. He survived torture, his family disowning him, and many other difficult trials. Laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired by Hussein’s incredible journey.  RSVP to Galeet at [email protected] subject line “RSVP NOV 15TH.”

JFS of Bergen and North Hudson Annual Gala

5:30PM- Cocktails and Strolling Dinner, 7:30PM- Dessert and Award Presentation

The Rockleigh, 26 Paris Ave, Rockleigh

Honoring Geoffrey Lewis.  Glatt kosher.  For more information, see jfsbergen.org.

Monday, November 16

Pablo Picasso: “Picasso Sculpture” Event

10:30AM, Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Ave, Englewood

Join us for brunch and a fascinating background talk given by Sheryl Intrator Urman, Art Historian and Lecturer, who will speak on the life and times of Pablo Picasso. After brunch we will travel to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City for a tour of the Picasso Sculpture Exhibition. $48 for full program, $15 for brunch and lecture only. For more info, call (201) 568-1315.

Valley Toastmasters Meeting

8:00-10:00PM, First Congregational Church, 276 Haworth Avenue, Haworth

Toastmasters is a club to improve public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and can come without providing advanced notice.  For more information, call: 201-767-3063, check the club’s website: 3181.toastmastersclubs.org, or visit us on Facebook.

Tuesday, November 17

Teaneck Teen Idol ’16 Contest Auditions

4:00-7:30PM, Teaneck High School Chorus Rm. #244, 100 Elizabeth Ave, Teaneck

For All 13-18 year olds living or going to school in Teaneck. Auditioner must bring proof of age, residency or attendance plus a $5 registration fee.  Also on Wed, Nov 18th

Wednesday, November 18

Singles Event: “Well of Miriam Photo Series” Art Opening

7:00-8:00PM, Brookyln

Artist Emily Stern, observant daughter of Howard Stern, will show you a take on mikvah that you have never seen! For observant singles between the ages of 25-35, register at http://bit.do/JITCEventsRegistration

Thursday, November 19

“Well of Miriam Photo Series” Main Art Opening

7:30-9:30PM, Brooklyn

Artist Emily Stern, observant daughter of Howard Stern, will show you a take on mikvah that you have never seen! $180 – dinner, wine, live music; Early Bird showing: $72 5:30-7:00. Tickets at http://jewinthecityparty.eventbrite.com

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