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Thursday, May 28, 2020

New Jersey

Yeshiva University and Young Israel of Fort Lee Introduce Fall Learning Series

An exciting program is beginning that brings together two institutions located on opposite sides of the Hudson River. Young Israel of Fort Lee and Yeshiva University invite the entire community to a fall learning series featuring Rabbi Dr. Richard Hidary, a noted scholar and highly regarded professor at Stern College for Women. The

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The Bronfman Fellowship Announces 31st Application Season

Albany—Applications are now being accepted for the 31st year of this prestigious program. The Bronfman Fellowship selects 26 outstanding North American teenagers for a rigorous academic year of seminars including a free, five-week trip to Israel in the summer between the fellows’ junior and senior years of high school. The program

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Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School Announces Launch of YCTorah Virtual Library

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT) announced the launch of the YCTorah Virtual Library, now available at Torahlibrary.org. A collaborative effort years in the making, the YCTorah Virtual Library brings the Torah teachings and halachic insights of YCT’s teachers and rebbeim to the larger Jewish community and beyond. Some of

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Young Israel of Teaneck to Host Dr. Efraim Zuroff to Commemorate Kristallnacht

The Young Israel of Teaneck announced that Wednesday night, November 9, at 8 p.m., Holocaust historian and Nazi hunter Dr. Efraim Zuroff will speak in the main sanctuary at the Young Israel of Teaneck as part of the Dr. Bertram J. z”l and Ann Newman Adult Education Program commemorating Kristallnacht. Dr. Zuroff’s topic will be

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Shaarei Orah Organizes Toiletry Drive for Annual Mitzvah Day

On Sunday, November 6, the 19th Mitzvah Day, “Do A Mitzvah Today,” for Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey will take place. Mitzvah Day is a community-wide volunteer day during which participants throughout Northern New Jersey fulfill one of Judaism’s core values—tikkun olam, or repairing the world.

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New JLI Course Offers Secrets to Success

At every stage in life people are asking the same questions. What do I want to do for the rest of my life? And how do I get there?

Young adults in their 20s are looking for a career that will make them feel fulfilled. Those in their 30s to 50s may be unsatisfied with their

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Parsippany Shabbaton to Feature Cantor Sherwood Goffin

Cantor Sherwood Goffin, acclaimed cantor of the Lincoln Square Synagogue, will be the Scholar in Residence for the 7th Dr. George S. Rotter Memorial Shabbat at Congregation Shaya Ahavat Torah in Parsippany, November 18–19. The Shabbaton will begin on Friday, November 18, with Shabbat services at 4:30, followed by a sumptuous

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JFS MW Volunteers Recognized for Service to DOI

Pictured are three volunteers from the RSVP Center of Essex & Hudson Counties, sponsored by JFS of MetroWest, who currently serve as volunteers at Daughters of Israel. Onie Meyers, Sam Maslansky and Bonnie Sue Golden all received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for their work at Daughters of Israel in West Orange.

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JFS MetroWest Announces Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ strives to meet the needs of the local community. Recently, the JFS MetroWest Child and Adolescent Services Department has received calls from parents expressing interest in social skills groups for their children who are having difficulty making and keeping friends, managing their emotions, reading

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ChanukahFest to Offer Many Events at Union Y

The YM-YWHA of Union, 501 Green Lane, Union, is putting the finishing touches on one of the season’s largest events, “ChanukahFest,” to be held this year on November 20. Known many years back as “The Jewish Fair & Expo,” the program has been reincarnated by popular demand. It will also coincide with the gala

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MetroWest Community Offers Workshop to Support Siblings of Children With Special Needs

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ in conjunction with Greater MetroWest ABLE is presenting “What About Me?,” a parenting workshop to support siblings of children with special needs, on Thursday, November 17, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the JCC MetroWest in West Orange. This workshop will help parents support their

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Wine, Cheese and Trivia Coming to SSTC

Join the Men’s Club and Sisterhood of the Synagogue of the Suburban Torah Center for an evening of “Wine, Cheese and Trivia” on Saturday, November 19, at 8 pm. The program will begin with a cheese-tasting from Brent Delman, aka “The Cheese Guy,” whose specialty cheeses have changed the way people think about kosher cheese options.

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