Thursday, July 16, 2020

New Jersey


NCJW Helps Children Get Ready for the School Year

The summer is almost over and the new school year is about to begin. On August 9, the National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section gathered and spent the afternoon packaging school supplies provided by


YUConnects’ Summer Special

Summer days are slipping away. Tu B’av, the Jewish holiday associated with marriage, came and went. YUConnects, however, is continuing to celebrate both summer and matchmaking by offering a special discount until August 31. When using promo code “summer,” new members to YUConnects are entitled to one free trial month of gold


Yavneh Teachers Sharpen Classroom Management Skills

Yavneh Academy teachers are preparing for the upcoming school year. A number of faculty members recently attended Harry and Rosemary Wong’s workshop at Kean University entitled “Classroom Management: The Key to Every Successful Classroom.”



YIOT Boutique Expected to Top Last Year’s Success

Teaneck—After the tremendous success of 2015’s pre-Chag boutique, representatives of the Young Israel of Teaneck Sisterhood said they have put together an even better selection of vendors and products for this year’s event. With vendors coming from Brooklyn, the Five Towns and other areas, there is definitely going to be


Elly and Suzy Libin Host Event to Benefit Boys Town Jerusalem

A bond of love between Woodmere residents Suzy and Elly Libin and the 900 students of Boys Town Jerusalem, an Israeli school for orphans and disadvantaged youth, was shared at a recent informational gathering in the Libin’s home. Long-time supporters of Boys Town Jerusalem, the Libins gave the guests an account of their


OHEL Bais Ezra’s East 26th Street Residence Celebrates 20th Anniversary

OHEL marked yet another milestone of one of its many residences for individuals with developmental disabilities and individuals with psychiatric disabilities. The East 26th residence has been a loving home to 10 adult men for 20 years, and this notable anniversary was celebrated by residents, family members,


Steinreich Communications CEO Appointed to Arthur Page Society

New York—Steinreich Communications Group, Inc., an international public relations agency based in New York, has announced the appointment of its President and CEO Stan Steinreich to the Arthur Page Society, the leading professional association for senior practitioners.

Steinreich has three decades of


Teaneck Care One Residents Enjoy Care One Olympics


JNF to Hold 2016 National Conference in NYC

New York—Jewish National Fund (JNF), the world’s premier Zionist organization—credited with building modern-day Israel—will welcome and host top Israeli officials and Jewish-American leaders in philanthropy at its National Conference 2016 in New York City from September 16-19.

JNF’s National


Challah for Hunger Launches New Campaign Addressing Food Insecurity Among College Students

West Chester, PA—Challah for Hunger announced the launch of a national advocacy and research project during its annual leadership summit at West Chester University. In its first year, the “Campus Hunger Project” will train 80 student volunteers from 40 U.S. colleges to research the growing problem of food


YU’s RIETS and Ferkauf to Start Pastoral Counseling Program

New York—Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology have announced a joint pilot program in pastoral counseling that will provide rabbinic leaders with new tools to meet the emotional needs of their future congregants.



Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Welcomes New Families

The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy in Livingston was thrilled to welcome close to 30 of the new families that will be starting at JKHA in the fall at an informal evening program. These new families gathered in a private home to meet administration and faculty as well as current parents. The meetup was useful for families to