Thursday, May 28, 2020

New Jersey

Bergenfield Prepares to Host the Shabbat Project

As women in North Jersey unify in the Great Challah Bake, another part of Shabbat preparations will be under way as well. The Challah Bake is just the beginning of a worldwide inspirational experience for Parshat Lech Lecha.

Dr. Debby Rapps and Julie Farkas coordinated this year’s Shabbat Project in


Fighting Like a Lion for Remembrances, Too

Dr. Gary Lelonek, to all appearances, seems an unlikely candidate to have written a spellbinding saga of courage and resistance. He is soft spoken, and his quiet demeanor and modesty belie his talents as a medical professional, researcher and grandson of a survivor. Don’t be fooled. He is razor-sharp intellectually, and savvy


Record Numbers Attend Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School Open House

A record number of attendees took part in the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School open house on Sunday, October 30. There was a palpable energy throughout the building as prospective students and their parents participated in an enlightening morning of programming that highlighted the distinct values embodied at RKYHS


American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center to Honor Teaneck’s Dr. Howard Zvi Goldschmidt

Dr. Howard Zvi Goldschmidt of Teaneck is being honored by the American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem for his extensive work on the hospital’s behalf. He is to receive the Rofeh Yedid (Physician-Friend) Award at the upcoming Heart of Jerusalem Dinner benefiting Shaare Zedek being held at


Hillel to Host Israeli Expert on ‘Photoshop Law’

Hillel of Northern New Jersey will host Dr. Rachel Adatto at Ramapo College’s Alumni Lounge at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 7. Dr. Adatto is an Israeli physician, lawyer, politician and former member of the Knesset. During her tenure in the Knesset, Adatto was the chairperson of the Welfare and Health Committee,


RZA Conference to Be Held Sunday in Lawrence, New York

Rabbi Hershel Schachter and Bret Stephens will headline the upcoming annual convention of the Religious Zionists of America (RZA) this Sunday, November 6, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Sholom in Lawrence, New York.

“We live at a time of


Beth Aaron to Sponsor Jewish Genealogy Event

On November 13 at 10:00 a.m., Congregation Beth Aaron in Teaneck will host Judy Salomon, who will speak about Jewish genealogy.

Salomon will discuss how she came to do her family’s genealogy, how she did it and how


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


Israeli Speaker to Address Next Hadassah Meeting

The Teaneck-Hackensack Hadassah will meet on Monday, November 21, at 1:00 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom, and will welcome Dr. Nily Shiryon, an Israeli psychologist and educator as the guest speaker. She will speak on Jewish humor as it affects women.


Senior Health and Wellness Fair Coming to Ahavath Torah

The Senior Source Free Health and Wellness Fair, sponsored by Brad Core, will be held at Congregation Ahavath Torah, located at 240 Broad Avenue in Englewood, on Wednesday, November 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Interact with providers about Medicare, health and wellness, housing, transportation,


American Friends of Sderot Presents Eitan Katz in Concert

American Friends of Sderot hosted a very special concert at the Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows on Chol Hamoed Sukkot, Wednesday October 19, featuring world-renowned singing sensation Eitan Katz to benefit the community and Hesder Yeshiva of Sderot.

The evening


Yachad Visits Six Flags

New Jersey Yachad went to Six Flags Great Adventure during Chol Hamoed Sukkot. Over 40 participants, family and friends joined together with NCSY to enjoy a very special day. They all had a wonderful time and are looking forward to the upcoming November 13 trip to Space Odyssey.