Monday, May 25, 2020

New Jersey

School Participation Boosts Bergen County Toy Drive


Allison Josephs of ‘Jew in the City’ Discusses Project Makom

Allison Josephs founded her non-profit Jew in the City in 2007 to re-brand Orthodoxy through social media as many Orthodox Jews themselves misunderstood its foundations. Over the years, she has discovered that even within the Orthodox community there were those who did not understand that the parameters of Halacha


Orthodox Union to Sponsor Day of Torah & More Indoors at Citi Field Convention Center

The Orthodox Union, the umbrella organization for American Orthodox Jewry, will present an unprecedented day of Torah, learning, inspiration and more.

The full-day program for both men and women will be held indoors at New York’s Citi Field, Sunday, January 15, 8:45 a.m.-6:15 p.m. The event will


Rav Meir Goldwicht to Deliver Chanukah Shiur at Bnai Yeshurun

Rav Meir Goldwicht, a rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva University’s Mazer School of Talmudic Studies, head of the Stone Beit Medrash Program and Rosh Kollel at Camp Mesorah, will give a special Chanukah shiur, Tuesday night, December 20, at 8:30. The title of his shiur is “How to Spread the Light of Chanukah Throughout


Enjoy Special Chanukah Events at Bris Avrohom This Weekend

Chanukah Night Live:

Join Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn for a social evening for adults with sushi station, open bar, menorah lighting and entertainment. The event will be held on Saturday night, December 24, at 8pm. Register online: $50 per ticket, At the door: $60 per ticket


‘Dueling Pianos’ Comes to Fair Lawn Jewish Center

Fair Lawn—The Sisterhood of the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel presents “Dueling Pianos” on Saturday, January 7, at 10-10 Norma Avenue in Fair Lawn. Doors open at 7:30.

The evening will feature New York’s “Shake, Rattle


Rinat Yisrael Dinner to Honor Community Leaders

Congregation Rinat Yisrael will recognize the contributions of a number of outstanding individuals at its 29th annual dinner. Scheduled to take place on Saturday evening, January 7, 2017, at Keter Torah, the event will include a community siyum on Tanach. The dinner, one of Rinat’s most significant fundraising events,


Congregation Keter Torah Welcomes Major General (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir

Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck will welcome Scholar-in-Residence Major General (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir, national director and CEO of Friends of Israel Defense Forces (FIDF). Klifi-Amir will speak about “Israeli Challenges in the New Environment” followed by a Q&A, on Saturday, January 14, at 8 p.m. There will be a meet


Jewish Home Receives Two Awards for Excellence and Innovation

The Jewish Home Family has been recognized with two statewide awards presented by LeadingAge New Jersey for programs at the Jewish Home Assisted Living in River Vale and SeniorHaven for the Prevention of Elder Abuse—the Jewish Home’s elder abuse shelter and prevention program. LeadingAge New Jersey is the statewide


Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn Concludes First Kaballah Course

Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn just concluded a brand new six-week Kaballah course with great attendance and interest.

The course, entitled “The Identity and Journey of Your Soul” and led by Rabbi Mendel Zaltzman, discussed how being a living human is to have a soul—actually two of them. The class


Black Box Performing Arts Center Presents ‘Twist of Faith’

Nestled in a small theater in the heart of the Queen Anne Shopping District in Teaneck, Black Box Performing Arts Center offers a venue that is both intimate and entertaining. Currently running every Tuesday night, “Twist of Faith,” a comedy/drama written and directed by Michael Gurin and based on an original


Bear Den Visits Yeshivat He’Atid

On Sunday, the cub scouts of the Bear Den of Pack 613 were hosted by Yeshivat He’atid, at the school’s monthly VeShinantam davening/learning program held at the school one Sunday morning a month. The program includes a davening session, followed by breakfast and learning with the children and their parents. The program is