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NNJ Holocaust Education Center Presents Hidden Children Testimonies

A virtual event, hosted by the Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial and Education Center (the Center) in conjunction with the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect last Sunday evening, brought together three Holocaust survivors who had been hidden children to share their experiences.

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8th Day to Headline Eighth Annual Nachum Segal Network ‘Kosher Halftime Show’

(Courtesy of Nachum Segal Network) Top Jewish radio personality Nachum Segal and NSN (The Nachum Segal Network) will present its eighth annual “Kosher Halftime Show” on Sunday, February 7, during America’s Super Bowl LV. The show will include a highlight reel of the moments when the Jewish community rose to the challenges of 2020,

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Micah Kaufman Buys Dinner for TVAC

Micah Kaufman, center, with (l-r) TVAC (Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps) member Jacob Finkelstein, TVAC chief Izzy Infield, Holy Name Paramedic Sean Reilly and Holy Name Paramedic Doug Torres this past Sunday evening. Kaufman donated dinner to TVAC as a special “thank you” for saving his life over a year ago.

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Tune Into Halftime for Torah This Sunday

(Courtesy of Torah Anytime) Yes, it has already been a year. The Kansas City Chiefs are back to defend their title in Super Bowl 55 as they face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In a year of firsts, the Bucs will battle it out for the Lombardi Trophy in their very own Raymond James Stadium. The incredible quarterback Tom Brady will

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Snow? S’No Problem!

After our shuls were closed down due to the pandemic, and backyard minyanim were allowed, many blocks in frum communities hosted their own backyard minyan; sometimes—in order to minimize close contact—there were multiple minyanim on the same block. As time went on and shuls started to reopen, the

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Chopped Chef/Rabbi to Give Live Zoom Presentation Entitled, ‘The Kabbalah of Food’

New York rabbi, author and chef Hanoch Hecht, will be giving a live presentation on Thursday, February 11, at 7:30 p.m. to share stories, insights and some of his favorite recipes. Hecht was the first rabbi to appear on The Food Network’s “Chopped” (title: “Leap of Faith,” in which he competed with a

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Rutgers Jewish Film Festival Presents Documentary On Audrey Flack

World-renowned artist and feminist trailblazer Audrey Flack is the subject of a new documentary that explores her life and art. Watch the film “Queen of Hearts: Audrey Flack” from the comfort of your home through the Princeton Garden Theatre virtual cinema. Then join the conversation about the film with Academy

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Dr. Shai Secunda to Speak at CBY

The Congregation Bnai Yeshurun Adult Education Committee will welcome Dr. Shai Secunda on February 7, at 10 a.m., on Zoom. Dr. Secunda will speak on “The Iranain Talmud: New Light on the World of the Talmud Bavli” and discuss what the world looked like at the time of the creation of the Talmud and what it can teach us about

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Professor Rebecca Cypess Promoted at Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts

Prof. Rebecca Cypess of Edison, a faculty member of the music department of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, has been appointed to serve as associate dean for academic affairs at Mason Gross School of the Arts for a three-and-a-half-year renewable term.

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This Purim, Send a Chai Lifeline Card

(Courtesy of Chai Lifeline) With Purim fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about mishloach manot. This year, Purim falls out on erev Shabbat, February 26. No doubt, we will all be busy getting the kids into their costumes, running to Megilla leining, preparing for the seudah and so much more. In addition, this year we are

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Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, zt”l

Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, zt"l, a chasidic rabbi; psychiatrist; prolific author of more than 60 popular books on Jewish spirituality and recovery from substance abuse; and founder and longtime head of the Gateway Rehabilitation Center in Pittsburgh, one of America’s leading facilities for addiction treatment, passed

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Englewood Hatzalah: A Look Inside the Launch

Englewood resident Josh Hartman and Englewood Mayor Michael Wildes are passionate about Chevra Hatzalah, having served their communities in Manhattan as emergency responders for many years. Hartman is leading a new squad called Bergen Hatzalah—Englewood Division, which seeks to provide stabilizing emergency services to residents of

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