Sunday, May 31, 2020

New Jersey

1000 Young FSU Jews Visit Golda Meir Exhibition

One thousand Jewish youngsters from the former Soviet Union met this weekend at a special seminar at the Sheraton in Parsippany, NJ. The FSU youngsters heard lectures about Israel, Jewish life and US-Israel relations. Within the meeting there was an exhibition, curated by Yoram Dori, about the life of PM Golda Meir. Yoram Dori was


Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to Keynote YU Kollel and Midreshet Yom Rishon

New York—Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Kressel and Ephrat Family Professor of Jewish Thought at Yeshiva University, will be the featured speaker at a special Abraham and Millie Arbesfeld Kollel and Midreshet Yom Rishon event hosted by YU’s Center for the Jewish Future on April 17. The lecture will take place at 10 a.m. in Belfer


Hedy’s Hats Returns to Teaneck in Time for Pesach

As royalty will attest, a hat is the finishing touch to any outfit. This spring, colorful flowers, silky pastel ribbons and horsehair and straws either sleek or nubby are all part of the new hat collections.

Hedy’s Hats is bringing those new looks to Teaneck once again for the semi-annual hat trunk


FDU-Yeshiva Program: Pesach Z’man Dates and Post-Pesach Dates

The Fairleigh Dickinson University Yeshiva Program announces its classes and schedule for the extremely popular Pesach Z’Man Session in 2016. Classes meet for 11 sessions Monday–Thursday April 11–14 and 18–21, and Monday–Wednesday May 2–4. (Classes meet April 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, May 2, 3, 4.)


Camp Tiyulim at Union Y Offers Summer Option for 7th–10th Graders

The YM-YWHA of Union, Chaverim Camp Division, is pleased to announce the finishing touches for a fabulous summer for observant campers ages 12 through 15 for Summer 2016. “Tiyulim” is a specialized program that combines travel, camping, training to be a future counselor and chesed hours.



Bris Avrohom Assists Newark Airport Travelers

Bris Avrohom of Hillside maintains a Jewish Information Stand at Newark Airport. The stand is operated daily, Sunday through Thursday, by rabbis of Bris Avrohom, who place tefillin on travelers and distribute tefillas haderech (the travelers’ prayer). Pictured is Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky, Torah Education & Youth Director, who



Bris Avrohom Receives Joint Resolution for Work With Russian Jewish Community

Assemblywoman Annette Quijano visited Bris Avrohom, Hillside, along with her chief of staff, Shane Derris. She met with Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, Executive Director; Mrs. Shterney Kanelsky, Associate


Chabad of West Orange to Hold Annual Community Passover Seder

Join Chabad of West Orange for its Annual Community Passover Seder, complete with hand-made shmura matzah, wine/grape juice, fresh ground horseradish and a delicious dinner infused with unique traditional customs in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The seder will be led by Rabbi Mendy and Altie Kasowitz.


JNF’s Inaugural Garden State Breakfast Features Ambassador Danny Ayalon

Central New Jersey’s Jewish National Fund (JNF) hosted its first Garden State Breakfast on Sunday, March 13, at Congregation B’Nai Tikvah in North Brunswick. The inaugural event was attended by an excited group of over 400 Israel supporters and included a concurrent teen program. The event was co-chaired by Allison


Tazpit, an Israeli News Agency, Combats Bias Against Israel

Eighty-five percent of the world’s international news comes from just three sources, Amotz Eyal, the founder and CEO of Tazpit News Service, told the Jewish Link in an interview. In various locations throughout the metropolitan area this week, Eyal is working to explain to the community how the international media works with


Teaneck Holocaust Memorial Granted Final Approval

Enslaved Africans Memorial Also Approved

Plans for the Holocaust Memorial to be built on the Teaneck Municipal Green were granted final approval by the Teaneck Township Council last week. The outline is to allow space for two monuments in different sections, one


In Englewood This Shabbat, ‘C’ Is for Chai Lifeline

Lori Schlakman has helped plan the annual Chai Lifeline Shabbaton at Englewood’s Congregation Ahavath Torah since it began five years ago. This weekend, 50 to 100 girls in 9th–12th grade with serious medical conditions will enjoy a Shabbaton designed to give them a respite from the challenge of living with