Sunday, July 05, 2020

New Jersey

YU Students to Host Hackathon Featuring Israeli Tech Startup Fair

New York—Yeshiva University students will host their third annual hackathon from 8:30 p.m. on Saturday night, October 29 to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday night, October 30, in the Heights Lounge on YU’s Wilf Campus, 515 West 185th Street, New York, NY 10033.

On college campuses around the world,


Daughters of Miriam Recognizes Contributions of Jewish Federation

Clifton—Commemorating nearly half a century of partnership, Daughters of Miriam Center/The Gallen Institute unveiled a plaque in recognition of the contributions of the Jewish Federation of Greater Clifton-Passaic to the Center. Daughters of Miriam Center President Jeff Silvershein and Executive Director Fred Feinstein welcomed


Yeshiva University Hosts Community Beit Midrash on Six Wednesdays in November and December

Lectures Will Explore Themes of Jewish Prayer and Leadership

New York—Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future will present a Community Beit Midrash for three Wednesdays in November and three in December. The program will take place on YU’s Israel Henry


Friendship Circle of Bergen County Offers ‘Yedidainu’ Mini Camp for Students With Special Needs

Paramus—Acknowledging the challenges that parents of any student face when public schools are closed, Friendship Circle of Bergen County will hold several mini-day-camp sessions for students with special needs in November. The recreational program, called Yedidainu, is open to all special education students ages 5 through 16 who receive


Springfield Resident Brings NY Fashion Camp to JKHA

Professional handbag designer Jennifer Siletski of Springfield always enjoyed sharing her passion for fashion design with her daughter as the two created projects together in their home. Fast forward 20 years and Siletski has combined her love for fashion and instructing and is owner and director of the New York Fashion Accessories


Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest to Host National Election Forum

Whippany—“The race for the White House: Which candidate is better for the American and global Jewish community?” This will be the topic of a discussion sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ on Tuesday, November 1. Nationally acclaimed political analysts Jay Footlik (who served in the Clinton White House) and Jeff


The Shabbat Project Is Coming to West Orange

Join West Orange and more than 200 cities across the world keeping one Shabbat together. Last year all events were sold out, so please make your reservations early.

The Shabbat Project’s events this year include:

Thursday, November 3, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. -- Make


JCC MetroWest to Partner With ReelAbilities: Montclair for Film Screenings

The JCC MetroWest will be hosting four films from the ReelAbilities: Montclair film festival. On opening night, October 30, it will show two films about photography that were either made by or about individuals with special needs.

ReelAbilities: Montclair is part of the largest disability film festival


Zomet Institute Brings Scholar-in-Residence to Congregation AABJ&D

All are welcome to join Congregation AABJ&D for a scholar-in-residence program this Shabbat, October 28–29, featuring Rabbi Binyamin Zimmerman, senior lecturer at the Zomet Institute. He will speak three times during the course of Shabbat. First, on Friday night at 8:15 p.m., he will discuss “the halachic challenges faced by a


Sukkah at Overlook a Symbol of Medical Center’s Commitment to Support Diversity

Summit—Tucked away in a secluded courtyard, under the open sky, between two Medical Arts Center buildings at Overlook Medical Center, is a sukkah.

To some it may look like a square tent with an odd roof and a picnic table inside, but it is much more. The sukkah is a visible symbol of the


Bris Avrohom Honors NJ Transit at Annual Dinner

At Bris Avrohom’s 37th Annual Dinner, the Community Service Award was presented to New Jersey Transit through its representatives, Thomas Clark, Regional Manager, Government and Community Relations, and John Leon, Senior Director, Government and Community Relations. Through their efforts, Bris Avrohom


Community Calendar October 30 - November 20

Sunday, October 30

J-ADD Annual Walk-A-Thon

10:00 AM, Van Saun Park, Pavilion C, Paramus

Carnival, games, refreshments  prizes!