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Thursday, May 28, 2020

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Celebrating Sukkot at Daughters of Israel

Miriam Wagner, a resident at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, shakes the lulav and etrog with Rabbi Zvi Karpel in the home’s beautifully decorated sukkah.

 

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Jumping Jellybeans  Coming to Ahavas Achim on Sunday

Jumping Jellybeans is a Ahavas Achim Youth Department program especially for children from birth to five years old. Using drama, music and movement, children explore their surroundings in a fun, energetic and exciting environment.

Beginning this Sunday, November 6, classes will be held on four Sundays

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Bergenfield Teen Blurs the Line Between Science and Fiction With Roswell RPG

Bergenfield—The events of Roswell, New Mexico, have long been debated in the science fiction world. Where some view it as science, others assert that it is fiction. Frisch sophomore Judah Mantell is not concerned about whether it is true or not. “I’ve always been fascinated by science fiction, and especially the

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Six NJ Boys Inducted Into IDF’s Netzach Yehuda

Serving in the IDF is a privileged obligation. With these moving words reverberating in their heads, Akiva Pudell and five additional New Jersey lone soldiers were inducted into the IDF as members of the Netzach Yehuda division just before Rosh Hashanah. The ceremony was held in the national park in Beit

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Enjoy a Night Out to Support the Teaneck Mikvah

On Monday, November 14, as in past years, women are invited to come celebrate a unique force in our community that unites everyone. For the past seven years, women have looked forward to this evening as a chance to come together, socialize with their friends, and be inspired: all in support of the Teaneck Mikvah

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Forget Voter Apathy: Support Your Local Sheriff

Voting can feel like a waste of time, especially this year, if you focus only on the presidential race, but it’s not. It’s crucial for our community to make our voices matter and to impact the issues that can most directly affect our daily lives. “Many people don’t understand why we need to make the effort to vote

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West Orange’s Rabbi Marc Spivak Celebrates ‘Bar Mitzvah’ Kiddush

Thirteen years can pass in an instant. Think about your children and how quickly they seemed to go from infancy to b’nai mitzvah age. As the big day approaches, parents often post on Facebook, “Celebrating so-and-so’s bar/bat mitzvah. Where did the time go?”

These are

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NCSY Bakes Challah for CareOne Residents

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Teaneck Family Hosts Sukkot Kumzitz

Yaakov Zahtz (R), son of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun’s Rabbi Ari Zahtz, made his debut appearance on guitar in the sukkah of Teaneck’s Bennett & Tammi Schachter at a beautiful kumzitz and siyum that  took place this past Motzei Shabbat. To the left of Yaakov Zahtz are Jewish music stars Ari Boiangu, Simcha Leiner (with

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Yad Leah Gets Visit From Frisch Sophomores

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Shimon Craimer Releases First Music Video Single

Chazzan Shim Craimer has released his first single, “Forever More”. A music video has been produced by Uri Westrich and can be accessed on YouTube at https://youtu.be/e1GorhayTyc.

 

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Rinat Yisrael to Present Panel on Eastern European ‘Holocaust Distortion’

On Sunday, November 6, at 8 p.m., Cong. Rinat Yisrael Adult Education will present Dr. Efraim Zuroff and Ruta Vanagaite speaking on “Traveling With My Enemy: Combating Holocaust Distortion in Eastern Europe.”

The widespread movement in Eastern Europe to rewrite the narrative of the Shoah seeks to

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