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TABC Dinner Honors Community Leaders

Several hundred parents, alumni parents, alumni, faculty and friends enjoyed a wonderful night out together last Thursday, celebrating TABC and paying tribute to the well-deserving honorees while raising critical funds for the annual campaign. TABC was proud to honor Guests of Honor Gail and Terry

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Visiting the Old Jewish Neighborhood in Newark

Driving down the streets of Newark you’d never know that this city was once a thriving Jewish metropolis. But just glance at some of the churches and you’ll notice a Magen Dovid carved into the doors, Jewish symbols in the ironwork and Hebrew letters still visibly etched

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Art for All: Special Talents Art Show Opening Reception Set for Sunday, February 5

In recognition of Jewish Disabilities and Inclusion Awareness Month, which is nationally celebrated in February each year, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is sponsoring its annual art exhibition that features the artistic talents and accomplishments of individuals in our community with special needs. This year,

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Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Features Saturday Night Zumba Party

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is holding a free, exhilarating, Saturday Night Zumba Party on Saturday, February 4, from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., which is sure to light everyone’s endorphins on fire with the high energy and moves that makes Zumba the popular rage it is. Participants will have the chance to dance for

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Bob Klapisch to Speak at Congregation Beth Aaron

Bob Klapisch, baseball columnist for The Record, will preview the 2017 baseball season at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 5, at Congregation Beth Aaron. At the program, sponsored by the Men’s Club, Bob also will discuss the Yankees’ and Mets’ off-season moves, the Cubs finally winning the World Series and the

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J-ADD to Host Art Therapy Paint Nights on Jan 30 and Feb. 7

J-ADD, Jewish Organization for Adults With Special Needs, a beneficiary agency of The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, invites community members to art therapy paint nights for individuals with special needs next week in Teaneck. There are still a few slots open for the January 30 event, and since this event was so

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Rabbi Paysach Krohn to Inaugurate Beth Aaron’s Itch Zeidel z”l Memorial Lectures

Extended family, friends and community will gather on the Shabbat of February 3-4, at Congregation Beth Aaron, to join Marilyn Zeidel, her children Rabbi Duvie and Nava Zeidel, Yehudit and Avi Gelbein, Dassi Zeidel, and grandchildren, to mark the first yahrzeit of beloved Yitzchak Meir ben Liba Rivka and Moshe Tzvi

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TEAM Shabbos Unites Shuls and Communities Nationwide

The conversation has begun. On Shabbat Parshat Vayechi, January 14, more than 400 shuls in over 200 communities nationwide joined the Traditional End-of-life Awareness Movement (TEAM). A project of the National Association of Chevra Kadisha (NASCK), under the leadership of Rabbi Elchonon Zohn, this initiative helped raise awareness

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KBY Will Hold Memorial for Eli Klein at YU

American Friends of Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh will present a memorial (Azkara) program in honor of its beloved longtime director, Mr. Eli Klein, at 8 p.m. on Thursday February 2, at the Fischel (Old) Beis Medrash on the Yeshiva University campus in upper Manhattan.

Mr. Klein gave his heart and

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Educational Lectures Continue at Bris Avrohom

On Wednesday, January 18, Bris Avrohom hosted Dr. Yisroel Susskind, a Yale University graduate in clinical psychology, who gave a parenting lecture on “How to Be an Even More Loving Parent.” Over 75 people attended the event and asked questions following the lecture. The attendees enjoyed sushi and desserts. This is one of a

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Jewish Community Foundation Lowers Minimum Initial Contribution

Whippany—The Board of Trustees of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ (JCF) recently approved lowering the initial minimum deposit amount for a new Donor Advised Fund (DAF) from $10,000 to $5,000, and reducing the annual fee from $350 to $175 through December 31, 2018. (Increased assets will be subjected to

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Rabbi Greenspan to Address Chabad of West Orange

The Chabad of West Orange, at 401 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052, will kick off a weekend of inspirational and informative talks given by Rabbi Lavi Greenspan on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in conjunction with February Disability and Awareness Month. At the age of 26, Rabbi Greenspan became completely blind after surviving a

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