Saturday, August 08, 2020

New Jersey

Yeshiva University Presents Annual Seforim Sale

The students of Yeshiva University will present their annual Seforim Sale, North America’s largest Jewish book sale, from February 5-26, 2017, in Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Ave. on YU’s Wilf Campus in Manhattan. The sale, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year, is operated entirely by YU students—from ordering books to


JFCS Receives Funds for Groundbreaking Holocaust Survivor Care

Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Northern NJ announced it was selected to receive a grant from the Jewish Federations of North America through the Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care. When combined with matching funds, this award will enable $92,400 in new programming for survivors.


Shaarei Orah to Screen ‘What I Saw in Hevron’ With Mayor Hameeduddin as Guest Respondent

The Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck will hold a movie night on Motzaei Shabbat, February 25, at 8 p.m. The film to be shown is the documentary, “What I Saw in Hevron.” The movie will be presented at the Shulman Auditorium, Cong. Beth Sholom, 354 Maitland Avenue, Teaneck.

Teaneck’s mayor,


Yeshiva University Presents Community Beit Midrash Program in February and March

Six Weekly Lectures Will Feature Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman and Rabbi Hayyim Angel

Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future will present a Community Beit Midrash for six Wednesdays in February and March on the Israel Henry Beren Campus at 215 Lexington Avenue, New York City.


Calvary Hospital Annual Bereavement Course Scheduled for March Through May

Bronx—Calvary Hospital announced that their 24th annual bereavement course will take place on Mondays, 6:00-8:00 p.m., from March 6 through May 8, 2017. The course is designed for those who work in the helping professions (social workers, counselors, teachers, nurses, funeral directors, etc.) who may need to address bereavement and


Yeshiva University High Schools Present Annual Dinner of Tribute on February 28

New York—The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB) and the Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG) will present their Annual Dinner of Tribute on Tuesday, February 28, at Marina del Rey in the Bronx, New York. This year


New Jerusalem Program Aims to Improve US Jewish Schools

Women Teachers Receive Stipends for Study in Israel

Matan, a Jerusalem-based advanced Jewish studies program for women, has launched Eshkolot, an initiative to improve the level and quality of Jewish education in American Jewish schools in cooperation with The Hebrew University of


Yedei Chesed Plans Second Annual Shabbaton

Yedei Chesed is thrilled to announce its second annual Shabbaton, taking place in Passaic, on Shabbat Parshat Terumah, March 3. This special Shabbat of inclusion will bring together individuals with developmental disabilities from both Rockland County, NY and the Clifton-Passaic Jewish community, strengthening bonds with


Raritan Valley Hadassah Plans for February Meeting

Please join Raritan Valley Hadassah on Wednesday, February 15, at 2:00 p.m. at the Highland Park Senior Center, located at 220 South Sixth Avenue in Highland Park, for a special session with Cindy Boda, certified personal trainer.

Join them for a half hour of exercise, standing and sitting, using range


Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest Prepares for Community Challah Bake

Whippany—Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ will hold its third annual Community Challah Bake on Tuesday, February 7, at The Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside. This year, there’s an added event, Challah Bake Junior, for children ages 6 and up and their families, at the Gottesman RTW Academy in Randolph.


JFS of Central Jersey Schedules Free Memory Café Group for February 9

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting a free “Memory Café” on Thursday, February 9, at the Jewish Family Service Halpern Building, 655 Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth, 12 p.m.-2 p.m. The “Memory Café” will provide a casual time to enjoy lunch and social activities for


Bris Avrohom to Visit Rebbe’s Ohel This Sunday

On Sunday, February 5, Bris Avrohom will be having its annual community trip to the Rebbe’s Ohel, the holy resting place of the rebbe. They will then proceed to Lubavitch Headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, where they will pray in the rebbe’s private room—the sacred place where the rebbe accepted visitors for over 50