Friday, August 06, 2021

New Jersey

Aisle One Supermarket Opens in Passaic

Aisle One, the first store and anchor of the new Brook Haven Mall in Passaic, opened Tuesday, July 20, with a ribbon cutting event for local government officials. Mark Raider, Brook Haven CEO, said he has tremendous gratitude to Mayor Hector C. Lora, Business Administrator Rick Fernandez and City Council President


OU Welcomes DHS $180 Million Allocation of Security Grants

OU will continue work to double FY 2022 allocation to $360 million.

(Courtesy of OU) The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’


NJ Jewish Business Alliance Plans 2021 Luncheon for August 3

(Courtesy of NJJBA) The New Jersey Jewish Business Alliance will be hosting its seventh annual legislative and business luncheon on Tuesday, August 3. This event brings together changemakers from across the state, the very best in business—from seasoned traditional business to start-ups, finance to fashion. As New Jersey looks


Gottheimer Announces $2.1 Million in Grants For Counterterrorism, Security to NJ Nonprofits

In a press conference held Monday, July 26, Congressman Josh Gottheimer gathered with local officials at Cong. Keter Torah in Teaneck to announce the largest federal security grant ever awarded to New Jersey’s Fifth District. The $2.1 million grant targets counterterrorism and security specifically for nonprofits such as schools,


First-Ever Project Ezrah Job Fair Attracts Job Seekers

In 2020, America’s unemployment rate skyrocketed to over 14%, an all-time high. Overnight, people found themselves furloughed and fearful of how they would support themselves and their families. The situation was dire: job markets dried up, with recruitment hitting new lows every day. Even now, a year and a half since the


Middlesex Group Launches Dollar-a-Day Tzedaka Initiative

As Paul Bloom of Edison recalls, he got his inspiration for the community-wide initiative he’s leading in a shiur he heard in Rechavia, over a year ago.

He was visiting the Nasi shul, aka the Young Israel of Rechavia, on Osishkim Street and heard a talk by Rabbi Eitiel


Jewish Leaders Hail Departing NJ AG Grewal

“When antisemitism strikes our communities, we stand up & stand together,” tweeted New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal in January, as he joined thousands of political and community leaders and others in New York in the No Hate No Fear March against antisemitism.


Injured Rabbi Inspires a Community-Wide Mitzvah Campaign

Randolph residents unite after
Chabad rabbi is injured in a hit-and-run.

Rabbi Avraham Bekhor of Chabad of Randolph was the victim of a hit-and-run while walking home Erev Shavuot. Grievously injured, he was rescued by a woman who witnessed the accident and quickly called


JEC’s Sixth Annual Golf Outing Is the Best One Yet

After a year spent indoors, the Jewish Educational Center’s Sixth Annual Golf Outing on July 19 was its most anticipated. A crisp, sunny Monday morning greeted the 100-plus supporters, community members, business owners, friends and alumni, and raised more than $75,000 to benefit the students


Fair Lawn Mikvah Renovation Approved

The women of Fair Lawn have a lot to celebrate this week. The Fair Lawn Mikvah received the necessary permits to move forward with a major renovation and beautification of the current mikvah. This will be the first major renovation of the space since the mikvah opened its doors in 1989.

Thanks to the


Learn With Lamdeinu in Elul

Join Lamdeinu this August for “Parashat HaShavua: Moshe’s Farewell Message and the Season of Repentance,” to gain new insights into the summer Torah readings and prepare for the High Holiday season. On Wednesdays August 4, 11 and 18, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Rabbi Daniel Fridman will analyze each of the parshiyot—Re’eh,


PAINT WITH ME! Is Coming To Teaneck’s Moose Lodge

PAINT WITH ME! will be at The Moose Lodge in Teaneck on August 3 and August 23 at 8 p.m. Eat at one of the Teaneck restaurants and then PAINT WITH ME! at The Moose Lodge. It’s a great date night, family fun, girls night out, just because. PAINT WITH ME! is a chance to meet your inner artist. In a relaxed, fun setting, an experienced

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