Thursday, May 28, 2020

New Jersey

Auditions for Teaneck Teen Idol Contest to Be Held November 15 and 16

The Teaneck Community Chorus is excited to announce auditions for Teaneck Teen Idol’s 10th Anniversary Contest. Open to all teens 13 to 18 years old who are living or going to school in Teaneck, the Teen Idol contest has been delighting performers and audiences alike for a decade. Auditions will take place at Teaneck High


Ahavath Torah Sponsors Dor L’Dor Art Event

On Monday November 14 at 10:30 a.m., The Metropolitan Museum of Art will showcase a special landmark exhibition of over 200 works of art and artifacts that support the key role of Jerusalem, “The Holy City,” which was the home to people of diverse cultures, religions and languages for the time period of 1000 to


B’nai Yeshurun Sponsors Rav Moshe Tzvi Shiur Series

The CBY Beis Medrash Program will present a new five-part weekly series with Rav Moshe Tzvi Weinberg, entitled “Serving Hashem With All of Our Being: An In-Depth Exploration of Our Five Senses.” The classes will take place in the shul’s old main sanctuary on Thursday nights from 8:15-9 p.m., followed by ma’ariv.


Black Box Studios to Present ‘Twist of Faith’

Black Box Studios proudly presents the first revival of the acclaimed long-running comedy/drama “Twist of Faith” at The Black Box Performing Arts Center of Teaneck. This revised production of the Off-Broadway hit is written and directed by Michael Gurin and based on an original concept by Matt Okin. Featuring two


WSJ’s Bret Stephens Addresses Friends of the IDF Event Honoring Scholarship Sponsors

New York — Supporters of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) gathered at the Time

Warner Building on Thursday, Oct. 27, to meet Israeli soldiers who have benefited from FIDF’s IMPACT! Scholarship Program, which grants college scholarships to Israel Defense


Teams at Friendship Circle Walk Show There’s ‘Power in Unity’

What do an unseasonably warm October day, 2,000 people and lots of smiles have in common? They were all part of the beauty that was this year’s FCwalk. Held on Oct. 30, the afternoon walk brought together Friendship Circle families, friends, neighbors, supporters and participants.


Israel Bonds Leadership Celebration Honors Livingston Resident Terri Friedman

Metropolitan New Jersey Israel Bonds paid tribute to Livingston resident Terri Friedman on October 13 at The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, in Summit. Ambassador Dani Dayan, consul general of Israel in New York, gave the keynote address.

Leslie Dannin Rosenthal, president of Jewish


Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School Student Group Raises Funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Livingston — A small group of students at Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School is making a big impact in the world of blood cancers. During the month of November, a group of girls will take the initiative and fund raise for local blood cancer patients through the Pennies for Patients program by recruiting their peers to participate in


JKHA/RKYHS ATID Society Presents Simcha Leiner in Concert

The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School’s ATID Society will host Simcha Leiner, the voice of Jewish music, on Sunday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m., in the school’s auditorium.

For membership in the ATID Society and sponsorship opportunities, please contact JKHA/RKYHS Director


Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton Honoring Veterans This Shabbos

The Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton (YIPC) invites the broader Passaic-Clifton community to join it this Shabbos to honor local military veterans. Rabbi Chaplain Ira Kronenberg will address youth groups in the morning and speak at Shalosh Seudos (preceded by Mincha at 4:15 pm).

YIPC members who served in


Eli Brand of Passaic Inducted into IDF’s Tomer Division

A graduate of Yeshiva Ktana of Passaic and the Clifton Mesivta, Eli Brand of Passaic decided to join the IDF during his gap year, while studying at Rabbi Brazil’s yeshiva, Zeev HaTorah. Last month he joined his friends in celebration of their becoming soldiers in Israel.

Joining the IDF and


Chai4ever Brings Sukkot Joy to Suffering Families

“It was so uplifting to spend the day as a family,” exclaimed Deena P. “The happiness you brought us is the best medicine!” Families with a seriously or chronically ill parent were treated to an incomparable Chol Hamoed experience by Chai4ever’s devoted staff and volunteers. “When you think about the difficult