Monday, June 05, 2023

Community News

Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey Hosts ‘75 Israel: A Community Celebration’

The Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood served as the venue for the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s “75 Israel: A Community Celebration” held on Sunday, May 21. The air was charged with a spirit of celebration as close to 700 guests arrived.

The program commenced


‘Heart and Soul’ Musical Evening Attracts Hundreds In Support of Friendship Circle of Bergen County

On Sunday, May 28, hundreds of fans came out to hear a concert by the Jewish music superstar Avrham Fried held at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood. The concert, dubbed “Heart and Soul,” was sponsored by the Friendship Circle of Bergen County, with proceeds going toward the support of their many


CIJE Holds Innovation Day 2023

A crowd of over 1,100 Jewish teenagers gathered on May 23 to present projects that they have been working on all year as part of a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) curriculum. The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE) coordinated this year-long endeavor and the event


Modeling ‘Olam Chesed Yibaneh’ at Moriah

On May 21, Moriah students and their parents got together to spend the morning on campus together, focusing on helping organizations that assist the larger community. Each year, the Englewood-based yeshiva day school’s theme reflects a religious, social and chesed-based idea, and this year’s


Pre-Shavuot Flower Arranging At Congregation Ahavat Shalom

The women from Congregation Ahavat Shalom prepared for Shavuot in style last week, with the sisterhood planning a wonderful flower-arranging class. Florists from Teaneck Flowers ran a workshop on how to create your own beautiful floral arrangement, and provided helpful tips on how to maintain your own arrangements


Bergen County CHADD Expert Speaker Series to Present ‘Getting Ready for Summer’

The Bergen County CHADD Expert Speaker Series will present “Getting Ready for Summer With Nikki Kinzer” on June 5 from 8-9:15 p.m. via Zoom. Kinzer is the founder of Take Control ADHD and a certified ADHD coach. Since 2010, she has led her team of partners and coaches in their efforts to help adults and college students around


Edison/Highland Park Singles Event Planned for Sunday, June 25

Community members from across the region are invited to participate in a singles event for Orthodox Jewish Singles, ages 27+, on Sunday, June 25 from 5-8 p.m. in a private home in Edison. The event is sponsored by the Sisterhood of Congregation Ahavas Achim in Highland Park and other donors, and will include dinner,


SINAI Schools to Stage Student Art Show

SINAI Schools will hold their annual Unique Inspirations Student Art Show on Wednesday, June 7, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Kew Gardens Hills home of Sruli and Shandi Glaser. Generously sponsored by Bear Givers, the family-friendly event will feature artwork of students at its Irving Montak SINAI


Celebrate Israel Block Party To Take Place This Sunday, June 4 in Manhattan

The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York announces the inaugural Celebrate Israel Block Party in New York City on June 4. It will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 63rd Street between Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue in New York City. This free, family-friendly event will provide a unique opportunity for attendees of all ages to


Congregation Israel Delivers For Shavuot

(Courtesy of JFSCNJ) Thanks to Seth Huttel and members of Congregation Israel of Springfield for spearheading the delivery of cheesecakes, plants and a card from JFSCNJ (Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey) to 25 Holocaust survivors in preparation for the holiday of Shavuot.


Birthright Participants Visit Bris Avrohom Stand In Newark Airport

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) A group of young girls and boys who were on their way to Israel on a Birthright mission passed the Bris Avrohom stand at Newark International Airport. The boys had an opportunity to put on tefillin, many of them for the first time, with the help of Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky, director of the stand,


YIPC to Honor Ammiel And Ilana Bachrach

Whether setting the Shabbos elevator, checking the HVAC system or hustling to set up additional chairs for a shiur, Ammiel Bachrach is often the watchful eye, making sure everything at the Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton is in proper working order.

Equally mindful, his wife, Ilana, brings

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