Monday, March 01, 2021

New Jersey

SAR First-Ever Virtual Dinner Attracts Nearly 1,200 Attendees

(Courtesy of SAR) SAR’s Anniversary Dinner has for more than 50 years been the celebratory highlight of the year for the community. Traditionally, this event has attracted upward of 800 guests to pay tribute to volunteers and faculty honorees who have had a tremendous impact in and out of the


NJJPOC Hosts Meeting On Abraham Accords

(Courtesy of NJJPOC) On January 21, the New Jersey Jewish Public Officials Caucus hosted a briefing on the Abraham Accords for elected officials in the state. Attendees discussed exactly what this historic peace treaty will mean for peace in the Middle East whilst exploring how they can support lasting peace at both the local and


International Holocaust Day Culminates in Moving Reunion

Dr. Sema Bank Goldstein, Teaneck resident; her sister Sara Bank Wolf of Beit Shemesh and brother Eliot Bank of West Orange; together with their mother, Edith Bank of Teaneck, marked the recent International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a miraculous moment in their family’s history. On the


Introducing the CBY Teaneck Daily Internet Minyan

Congregation Bnai Yeshurun of Teaneck recently launched the Internet Minyan, which will stream live daily Shacharit, Mincha and Maariv, except of course on Shabbat and Yom Tov.

At the outbreak of COVID-19, Zoom tefillah groups sprang up across the country. Many individuals davening alone were


AMIT Children Annual Campaign Raises Millions

(Courtesy of AMIT) AMIT Children concluded the calendar year in record fashion—raising almost 13 million dollars to help educate AMIT’s 41,000 children in 104 schools across Israel.

“This year presented unique challenges on every level and I am so very proud of what AMIT collectively was able to


CareOne at Teaneck Celebrates Tu B’Shevat

CareOne’s Simeon Ratner, left, enjoys Tu B’Shevat with Mr. Morris Zimmerman, z”l, and another CareOne resident. Mr Zimmerman was niftar on motzei Shabbat.


‘Special in Uniform:’ Inclusion for Chayalim With Disabilities

(Courtesy of Special in Uniform) Twenty-six percent of adults in the United States live with a disability, and according to the Centers for Disease Control, “Including people with disabilities in everyday activities and encouraging them to have roles similar to their peers who do not have a disability … involves more


Jack Tabbush Named Director of Camp Simcha Without Borders

(Courtesy of Chai Lifeline) Chai Lifeline welcomes Jack Tabbush as the inaugural director of Camp Simcha Without Borders. Launched during the COVID-19 pandemic, Camp Simcha Without Borders was developed to safely and innovatively deliver the magic of Camp Simcha to children and communities across the country.


Teaneck Family Dedicates Ambucycle in Honor of Rimel Bar Mitzvah

(Courtesy of United Hatzalah) On December 1, 2019, the lives of the Rimel family were devastated when an Arab driver hit their car at high speed, killing Tzipi Rimel and her 3-week-old daughter Noam Rimmel. The accident, which took place on Highway 443 near Givat Ze’ev, left the father, Ephraim Rimel,


Amazon Bootcamp Adds Private Label Course

Course joins popular A-Z Bootcamp to help beginners, due to COVID-limited slots.

(Courtesy of Amazon Bootcamp) Register for the course that works for you—live or via Zoom!

In response to popular demand, the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a


RYNJ Dinner Attracts Over 500 Virtual Attendees

(Courtesy of RYNJ) On Monday night, January 18, over 500 families, faculty and friends gathered virtually for the virtual 83rd Annual RYNJ Dinner. This year we chose to pay tribute and express our hakarat hatov to our medical committee. We are deeply grateful for their tireless


NNJ Holocaust Education Center Presents Hidden Children Testimonies

A virtual event, hosted by the Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial and Education Center (the Center) in conjunction with the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect last Sunday evening, brought together three Holocaust survivors who had been hidden children to share their experiences.

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