Sunday, May 31, 2020

New Jersey

Save the Date for Statewide Yom HaShoah Commemoration

The Annual Statewide New Jersey Yom HaShoah Observance, planned by the office of the governor and the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, will take place at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center, 10-10 Norma Avenue in Fair Lawn, on Thursday, May 5, at 6:30 p.m., with the photo exhibit at 6 p.m. It is open to the public and there is no


Friends of Teaneck Public Library to Host Klezmer Group at Annual Gala

People know that klezmer music originated in Eastern Europe. But many don’t know that it draws from many traditions—including military marches and Hasidic nigunim (e.g., “hava nagila”)—and that the lines between the various traditions are surprisingly fluid. The new klezmer trio, T-Klez, will give you a


Netivot Shalom and Eztion Foundation to Mark First Yahrtzeit of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l

Congregation Netivot Shalom in cooperation with the Etzion Foundation invite the entire community to a special morning of learning in commemoration of the first Yahrtzeit of Moreinu VeRabeinu Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, zt”l on Sunday morning, May 8, Rosh Hodesh Iyar 5776.

The program will take


Governor Kasich Visits Eichler's in Brooklyn


Congregation Ahavath Torah to Host ‘Chometz for Chesed’

The seventh-grade boys involved in the Bar Mitzvah Plus program, run by Rabbi Poupko, will be collecting unopened, non-perishable food items as part of the ‘Chometz for Chesed’ program. They will pick up these items on Sunday, April 17, between 10 a.m. and noon. To sign up to have your chometz picked up at your home, visit


RCBC Withdraws Supervision of the Cafe at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades

Tenafly—The Rabbinical Council of Bergen County (RCBC) has withdrawn its supervision of the cafe at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades after the owner terminated the mashgiach without notifying them, which is a violation of their contract. In a letter to members, the JCC acknowledged that the cafe is currently not under


NCJW Honored at Project S.A.R.A.H. Breakfast

National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section was proud to be one of the honorees at the Project S.A.R.A.H. 10th Annual Breakfast on Sunday, April 3.

Project S.A.R.A.H. (Stop Abusive Relationships at Home) is a program that works to overcome cultural, legal and religious barriers


NORPAC Hosts Congressman Tom MacArthur in Bergen County

NORPAC sponsored an event for Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) hosted by Dr. Munr Kazmir in Closter, NJ.

Tom was elected to the House of Representatives from New Jersey’s Third District in November 2014. His district encompasses parts of Ocean and Burlington Counties.


NCJW/Essex Lunch and Learn Featuring Former Governor James McGreevey

Livingston—Registration is now open for the NCJW/Essex Lunch and Learn: “A Fresh Start: Reinvention After Incarceration,” featuring former Governor James McGreevey, director of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program, on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Mr. McGreevey has become a leader in helping


Community Growth Incentive Program in Northern NJ Seeing Remarkable Results

Last year, the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School in Livingston, NJ, created the Bonim program in partnership with the surrounding communities of Livingston, Parsippany, Springfield and West Orange and the MetroWest JCC, as an incentive program to spur on community growth. The program offers up to $50,000 in


Bris Avrohom Prepares for Passover

Bris Avrohom will be holding Passover Seders on Friday evening, April 22, and Saturday evening, April 23, at various places.

We also have hand-made Shmura Matzohs at $20 per pound as well as Passover Guides in English, Hebrew and Russian.

For more information and to


Teaneck’s Genene Kaye to Head Programming and Development for AMIT in NY/NJ Region

New YorkAMIT, the premier education network in Israel serving more than 32,000 students annually in Israel, will be expanding its local programming and development activities in the tri-state area with the appointment of veteran nonprofit executive Genene Kaye of Teaneck.