Please join the Bronx Jewish Community Center for the next community Shabbat dinner on Friday May 7, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Bronx Jewish Center, located at 1969 Haight Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461. The BJC will be welcoming back the Bronx community!
All the traditional style dishes will take center
On April 21, SAR virtually presented “Remapping the Home in the Age of Corona,” the final installment of its three-part “Living Through Change in the Age of Corona” Zoom series. The evening’s panelists included Rabbi Jonathan Kroll, SAR High School’s principal; psychiatrist Dr. Michelle
The Lefkovits Family Park Mikvah presented a “Virtual Evening of CommUNITY” on April 25. The event featured an entertaining and engaging program of inspiration with local rebbetzins from area synagogues: Rebbetzin Chaya Drucker, Rebbetzin Surele Eichenstein, Rebbetzin Tamar Feldman,
When taking out a mortgage on a Jewish-owned property, do you first consider the potential return on your investment, or do you research the halachot surrounding the transaction? What about borrowing from a Jewish-owned lending company? Do you first calculate the monetary benefits? Or is your first thought on hilchot ribbis and
Teaneck’s Congregation Rinat Yisrael recently appointed Rabbi Chaim Strauchler as its new rabbi, replacing Rabbi Yosef Adler, who is retiring after leading the shul since 1979. Rabbi Strauchler comes to Rinat from Shaarei Shomayim Congregation in Toronto, Canada, where he’s been the rabbi since 2008. Previously, he was
After an exhaustive 18-month rabbinic search and interview process, punctuated by a global pandemic, Rabbi Elliot Schrier was named mara d’atra of Teaneck’s Congregation Bnai Yeshurun (CBY). The role became available when Rabbi Steven Pruzansky announced plans to make aliyah in 2019, after more than a quarter century serving at
The New York Police Department’s 50th precinct and its Hate Crimes Task Force are investigating multiple acts of vandalism perpetrated on four separate Riverdale shuls between Thursday night, April 22, and Saturday night, April 24, and again on Monday night, April 26. Rocks were thrown at the Riverdale Jewish
All three of the U.S. contestants at the Worldwide Chidon HaTanach held on Yom Ha’atzmaut in Jerusalem placed among the top six winners. Beni Romm, a senior at
Is “selfie culture” impacting your children’s self-esteem? How does halacha play a role in mental health considerations when determining psak halacha? Egg freezing poses several fascinating halachic, hashkafic and ethical considerations, but did you know this technology could possibly help agunot situations?
ALYN Hospital, located in Jerusalem, Israel, is one of the world’s premier hospitals in the field of pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation. In a recent interview with The Jewish Link, Maayan Aviv, executive director, American Friends of ALYN Hospital, commented that ALYN is “the best-kept secret in
(Courtesy of OU) One of the most profound ways the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the Jewish community over the past year was the initial closure of and the subsequent limitations on synagogues. Now, as more congregants have been vaccinated and individual state regulations on indoor public gatherings have eased, the Orthodox Union (OU), the