Monday, November 28, 2022

Community News

Victim of Jerusalem Bus Bombing Dies From Injuries


A victim of this week’s terror bombing in Jerusalem has died as a result of injuries sustained in the attack, according to The Times of Israel. 

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Bergenfield Tween Bakes For Chanukah Toy Drive

Twelve-year-old Rebecca Stein has a lot of different interests. She enjoys spending time with her friends, watching movies and hanging out with her family. One of her longtime interests, though, has been baking, and over the years she has become quite adept at making a variety of desserts and pastries. Since she will be celebrating her bat mitzvah


Bris Avrohom Dedicates Newark's Terminal A


Westchester Recycling Efforts Fund New Torah

On Sunday, November 13, hundreds paraded three-quarters of a mile along North Woodmere’s Hungry Harbor Road following the completion of a unique sefer Torah. What made this dedication so unique was that the funds used to commission the Torah were raised by redeeming New York State’s bottle and can recycling


Qatar’s Double Game: Funding Islamists While Pretending To Be America’s Ally

A recent meeting in Doha, Qatar, between the Palestinian group Hamas and Afghanistan’s Taliban has served as yet another reminder of Qatar’s double game of harboring and sponsoring Islamic extremists while simultaneously pretending to be an ally of the U.S. and other Western countries.

This meeting, which took place on October 26, was attended by Hamas


Bayit Association and Ohel Collaborate On New Group Homes in Teaneck

The Bayit Association has reached another milestone in its quest to provide housing for Jewish young adults with disabilities in Bergen County. The organization is partnering with Ohel, a top provider of services to New Yorkers with disabilities since 1969, to run group homes that The Bayit has purchased. The first home is presently under construction and the


YU Appoints Rabbi Ari Rockoff as David Mitzner Community Dean for Values and Leadership

 (Courtesy of YU) Yeshiva University is excited to announce the appointment of Rabbi Ari Rockoff as the David Mitzner Community Dean for Values and Leadership. Rockoff will work to develop and strengthen the University’s mission through the Office of Values and Leadership.

“We are thrilled to welcome Rabbi Rockoff to our outstanding leadership


Rothenberg Law Firm Launches Joint Free Reflectors Initiative in Lakewood

 (Courtesy of Rothenberg Law Firm) The Lakewood office of the Rothenberg Law Firm recently met with multiple elected, law enforcement and community safety officials to discuss its new initiative to provide the Lakewood community reflective belts in an effort to ensure that nighttime pedestrians are visible to motorists.

As one of the most


JFCS Holds Annual Celebration

(Courtesy of JFCS) Over 200 people gathered on Sunday, November 13 for the annual celebration event of Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey (JFCS), which honored the esteemed Goodman Family (Lawrence, z”l and Rosalyn Goodman, David and Hope Goodman, Caryn Goodman and Mitchell Caplan, Mindy and


Jewish Family Service Of MetroWest Launches Older Adult Case Management Services

 (Courtesy of JFS MetroWest) Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ (JFS) Older Adult Case Management is a free program that focuses on the unique needs of each person to help older adults adjust to life changes and plan for their futures. This new program is made possible by a gift from Carrie and Jed Nussbaum.

“Having been involved with JFS for


Rabbis Gather for Annual Kinus Hashluchim


Bergen County Sports Cards Gets in the Game

(Courtesy of Bergen County Sports Cards) The recently opened Bergen County Sports Cards is “Getting in the Game” with the community. Owner Robert Katz recently teamed with Yeshivat Noam’s Rabbi Yaakov Nadler to donate a whopping 5,000 sports cards to distribute to students in Yeshivat Noam’s Torah Lishma Raffle. The boys were thrilled with

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