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Community Calendar Thursday, October 22


Are you a high school teen or parent in Bergen County? On Sunday, November 15th, at11am join teens and parents at BCHSJS to hear a speaker brought by StandWithUs. 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. Event will end by 12:00pm. RSVP to Galeet at [email protected] subject line “RSVP NOV 15TH.”


Thursday, October 22

Bergen Great BIG Challah Bake

6:30PM, Rockleigh Country Club, 26 Paris Ave, Rockleigh. We KNEAD you!! You are cordially invited to join 1000 Jewish women for an evening of FUN, INSPIRATION and UNITY.  For prices and more info, see If you would like to volunteer or have any questions, contact [email protected].

Sunday October 25

Yachad Annual Bergen County Breakfast Reception

9:15-11:00AM, Home of Miriam and Allen Pfeiffer, 400 Warwick Ave, Teaneck

In tribute to Rabbi Michael and Basi Taubes and family, Debbie Greenwald-Director of The Art Place, Lillian Lee-Owner Lillian Lee Salon. RSVP to or (201)833-1349.

Brunch & Learn: Women’s Health and Wellness Update

10:00AM-1:00PM, The Shops at Riverside, One Riverside Square, Hackensack. Conference center on lower level by The Fountain Spa.

Exclusive Brunch & Learn, featuring Sharyn N. Lewin, Gynecologic Oncologist and Women’s Health Specialist. Enjoy a chair massage and complimentary kosher brunch provided by Maadan. Since space is limited, you must register by calling (201) 833-3336.

Walk for Awareness

11:00AM- Registration and activities, 12:30PM- Welcome and warm up, 1:00PM- 5K Walk

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 350 Engle St, Englewood. Join the EHMC Foundation for the annual Walk for Awareness and Susan Lucianna Memorial Dog Walk. Register at

Walk with J-ADD

11:00AM- Sign in, 12:00PM- Walk, Englewood Boat Basin. Walk to support individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Register today- call (201) 457-0058 ext 10.

“Above and Beyond” Film Screening

7:00PM, SSDS of Bergen County, 275 McKinley Avenue, New Milford

Enjoy a screening of the acclaimed film “Above and Beyond,” followed by a Q&A with the film’s writer, Sophie Sartain. Produced by Nancy Spielberg, the documentary tells the captivating story of Jewish American WWII fighter pilots, who following the war, fought in the Israeli War of Independence in covert and dangerous ways.  All proceeds benefit the Stephanie Prezant z”l Israel Scholarship Fund.  Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at

Considering Buying a Home in Israel?

8:00-9:10PM, Congregation Beth Aaron, 950 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck

Discussion focusing on legal and practical issues to be aware of when buying an apartment in Israel

Plus: A look at Tayelet Gardens, a unique Jerusalem project.  RSVP: Optional – [email protected]

Miriam Peretz: Mother of the Chayalim

8:00PM, Ben Porat Yosef, E. 243 Frisch Ct., Paramus

Free and Open to the Community. Miriam Peretz, mother of fallen Golani Brigade soldiers, Uriel and Eliraz Peretz, will share her story and speak about the current situation in Israel.  Ms. Peretz is known in Israel as the “mother of the chayalim”. She is a public speaker and educator. Her autobiography, Shirat Miriam, was published in 2011. Event co-sponsored by the One Family Fund and Ben Porat Yosef.

Camp Acheinu Open House

8:00PM, The Stechler Home, 321 Churchill Rd, Teaneck

The first Teaneck open house for Camp Acheinu, a day camp in Passaic for boys entering 1st-6th grade.

Monday, October 26

TVAC 21st Memorial Blood/Platelets Drive

3:00-8:00PM, 855 Windsor Rd, Teaneck

Refreshments & Snacks provided. Walk-ins are welcome!

Teach NJS to Host: The Teaneck School Board Candidates Forum

7:45PM, Cong. Bnai Yeshurun, 641 W Englewood Ave, Teaneck

For further information contact [email protected].

Considering Buying a Home in Israel?

8:00-9:10PM, Congregation Shomrei Torah, 19-10 Morlot Avenue, Fair Lawn

Discussion focusing on legal and practical issues to be aware of when buying an apartment in Israel

Tuesday, October 27

Feldenkrais Awareness
Through Movement Class

2:00PM and 7:00 PM, Congregation Rinat Yisrael, 389 West Englewood Ave, Teaneck

For exploring posture and pain, led by Joyce Bendavid. $15. RSVP: 201-759-4222, [email protected]

Ben Porat Yosef Open House

7:45PM, Ben Porat Yosef,  E. 243 Frisch Court, Paramus

For more information, contact Ruth Roth, 201-845-5007, x16, [email protected].

Wednesday, October 28

An Educational Event on “Demystifying Long Term Care”. 7:00PM, CareOne at Teaneck, 544 Teaneck Road, Teaneck

Topics for Discussion: What is Long Term Care Insurance? Who needs it and at what cost? Is it important for a business to offer as an employee benefit? What do government programs cover? For more information or to reserve your space, please call (201) 862-3300.

Moriah Open House for Prospective Parents

8:00PM-10:00PM, 53 South Woodland Street, Englewood

Contact Erik Kessler, 201-567-0208, [email protected].

10 Ways to Make Your Life Easier When Keeping Hilchot Nida

8:00-9:00PM, Young Israel of Teaneck, 868 Perry Lane, Teaneck

Part 1 of a 3 part series for WOMEN ONLY with Professor Nechama Price.

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