New York—On September 21, Yeshiva University successfully concluded its first-ever Day of Giving, shattering the original $5 million goal and raising $6,010,870 from over 2,700 donors in just 24 hours with the help of hundreds of students, alumni, faculty, staff and community volunteers.
On Sunday, September 25, Boy Scout Troop 226, chartered to the Jewish Center of Teaneck, participated in an annual service project by trimming vegetation around graves in the Cedar Park/Beth El Cemeteries in Paramus.
Daniel Chazin, Scoutmaster, explained that although most families
In the first few weeks of NJ Yachad’s vocational program, participants are having a wonderful start professionally and socially as well. They had a great orientation week, complete with socialization, and are looking forward to a great year.
Rabbi Ezra Schwartz, Rosh Yeshiva and associate director of the semicha program at the Yeshiva University–affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and Rabbi Dovid Miller, Rosh Yeshiva at RIETS, will be the featured speakers at the 32nd Annual Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva Lectures. The lectures, given
With one in eight women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the US each year, we are certainly all aware of the importance of early detection. But many of us still forget to commit to a healthy lifestyle, which includes a healthy diet, exercise and yearly medical exams.
With Breast Cancer Awareness
On selichos night, Motzei Shabbos, September 24, at the Elmora Avenue Shul in Elizabeth, NJ, Renewal, a world-renowned, nonprofit organization dedicated to facilitating living kidney donations within the Jewish community, held an inspiring event.
The event was sponsored by the Jewish
In preparation for the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, it is customary to visit the resting places of Tzadikim (righteous people). The Men’s Group of Bris Avrohom visited the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Ohel. The group was led by Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky, Torah Education and Youth Director, Bris Avrohom, who is pictured seated on the
The Green Point Juicery, Verona’s first officially recognized sustainable business, offers a wide variety of delicious juices and smoothies. Think beyond apple, orange and cranberry. Beyond the usual strawberry mango smoothie. How about juice made with wheatgrass, pineapple, kale, mint and cucumber? Or raw
Domestic violence affects every community. It thrives when we are silent, but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic abuse. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, will join together with the community at its Second Annual
Join Chabad of West Orange for inspirational and meaningful High Holiday services, where services are known to be inclusive and enjoyable. This year they will be held in Chabad’s new home for the very first time.
Everyone is welcome regardless of affiliation.
There were about 250 people in attendance at the Sept. 18 Out of the Darkness Community Walk and they raised nearly $20,000 for suicide prevention. Team Eric had over 120 members participating, and the team raised over $8,000.