Teach Coalition, a project of the Orthodox Union, will host “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: A Tribute to our Schools and Parents” on Tuesday, May 26, at 8 p.m. EST. The streaming event will honor Jewish day schools, teachers and parents, while supporting Teach Coalition’s fight for safer and
At Yeshivat Frisch, a highlight of senior year is the spring semester internship program, which encourages students to find job opportunities in fields that interest them so they can gain practical, hands-on experience for potential careers. Because of COVID-19, the internship program was cancelled, leaving some students
In an educated community with many professionals, the experience of food insecurity is something most people assumed they would be able to avoid. However, COVID-19’s “new normal” of
Our 9 year old son, on his own, wrote a heartfelt letter of gratitude to our mailman. We watched the mailman read the note that was taped to our mailbox using our video doorbell. He seemed really touched. We are so proud of our son’s good middot. What a kiddush Hashem!
-A Mommy in
(Courtesy of CIJE) Jewish day school teachers and administrators are exhausted and challenged by their new teaching reality during the current pandemic; however, more than 100 teachers and administrators attended a two-and-a-half hour online “unconference” on a Sunday night. CIJE (Center for Initiatives in
(Courtesy of Hebrew Free Burial Association) CareOne at Teaneck donated and collected dozens and dozens of talleisim for the Hebrew Free Burial Association from the Teaneck community and the Young Israel of Scarsdale. The HFBA is a nonprofit organization that helps arrange burials for poor Jewish people. The HFBA has done four to
(Courtesy of JFCS) Jewish Family and Children’s Services relies on the service of volunteers to keep many of our programs running. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our volunteers continue to make phone calls, deliver food and act as an extra layer of support for our clients.
Overall, JFCS has
(Courtesy of OJCC) The founder and CEO of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce (OJCC), Duvi Honig, was among those selected by Governor Phil Murphy to serve on the state’s Restart and Recovery Advisory Council, which will help the state’s residents and businesses return to normal life following the COVID-19 lockdown.
Last Friday afternoon, CareOne at Teaneck had a challah giveaway for the local Teaneck community. During these difficult times everyone can use some freshly baked challah to make Shabbos a little more tasty. CareOne at Teaneck is with you during these difficult times.
It’s 12:30 p.m. on Shabbat afternoon. There’s a knock at the door. During this time, we wonder who it could be. We open the door to the smiling faces of Rabbi Marc and Debra Spivak, the rabbi and rebbetzin of Congregation Ohr Torah in West Orange, New Jersey and our neighbors and friends. It is so nice to catch up, even for a short time.
Each Shabbat, they
(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) Due to COVID-19, many shuls and organizations are faced with having to work remotely. Bris Avrohom is doing just that by continuing to work with its congregants via Zoom, WhatsApp, Facebook and emails.
The Bris Avrohom rabbis are calling people daily and