Sunday, September 19, 2021

New Jersey

Yom HaShoah Commemorations

Englewood, Tenafly, Paramus and Teaneck events planned

Congregation Ahavath Torah of Englewood, in cooperation with East Hill Synagogue, Kol HaNeshama and Kehilat Kesher, is holding its annual Yom HaShoah commemoration on Sunday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Five survivors will be honored in a candle lighting ceremony. They will talk about their


YACHAD Members Join South of Cedar Community for First Shabbaton in Area

YACHAD, an organization that brings together individuals with special needs and includes them in mainstream Jewish life, also brought together the South of Cedar Lane community in Teaneck for a YACHAD shabbaton on March 8-9.  The shabbaton was co-hosted by Arzei Darom, Netivot Shalom, and Ohr Saadya, the three synagogues in the area.

“It was exceptional to


Israel Initiative is Launched in New York

New York - Rabbi Pesach Lerner, Executive Vice President, Emeritus of the National Council of Young Israel, has launched the Israel Initiative “to further enhance the work of the countless individual activists and groups who are dedicated to pro-Israel causes.”

The organization’s mission is “to encourage collaboration among the various organizations as


Young Israel Launches “Call For Clemency Campaign”

Goal is to gain pardon for Pollard

(from combined services)

The national office of Young Israel is encouraging people to call the White House, when President Barack Obama leaves for Israel, to ask him to commute Jonathan Pollard’s sentence to time served. By April 8, he will have spent 10,000 days in prison.

As part of the


Interfaith Scholars Discuss New Issues at Seton Hall

Muslim-Jewish Dialogue Can Help

South Orange—Father John T. Pawlikowski and Dr. Michael Berenbaum spoke about interfaith relations recently at the Marcia Robbins-Wilf Lecture Series of the Sister Rose Thering Fund for Jewish-Christian Studies (SRTF) at Seton Hall University.  Sister Rose, a fierce fighter against Roman Catholic


Orthodox Leaders Meet With Legislators

Tuition Relief Is Main Agenda

Trenton—The OU’s “NJ Votes” initiative hosted its first annual Meet and Greet recently for 40 New Jersey state legislators and Orthodox community leaders representing 30 Yeshiva day schools.  The legislators listened to Orthodox concerns about tuition affordability and the need for some form of tuition


Annual Holocaust Commemoration Scheduled April 8. Moshe Baran, 92, a Partisan, Will Speak

The Jewish Community Council of Teaneck will hold its 33nd annual observance of Yom Hashoah, Annual Holocaust Commemoration Event on Monday, April 8th at 7:30 p.m, in the Teaneck High School auditorium. This year’s keynote speaker is Moshe Baran, a Holocaust survivor from Poland and partisan. (See profile of Moshe Baran, p.


An Evening Of Study And Reflection On The Life Of Rabbi David Hartman

An evening of learning, reflection and appreciation in memory of recently deceased Rabbi Dr. David Hartman, coinciding with the Shloshim, will be held on Monday evening, March 11, 2013 at 7:45P.M at the Jewish Center of Teaneck, 70 Sterling Place.

The evening’s theme is “Joy and Responsibility: the Religious Thought and Concept of Community of Rabbi Dr.


Project S.A.R.A.H. Honors its Director, Elke Stein, LCSW, at its Seventh Annual Breakfast

260 members of the Bergen County Jewish community joined in supporting the Seventh Annual Project S.A.R.A.H. Breakfast. on Sunday, March 3, 2013  at Congregation Rinat Yisrael, Teaneck, NJ. Project S.A.R.A.H. (Stop Abusive Relationships at Home) is a Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence Project funded by the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety – Stop the


Nefesh B’Nefesh Hosting Open House on Aliyah and the IDF for Parents of Future and Current Lone Soldiers

All are invited to spend an evening with Lt. Col. (Res.) Avi Ziv, former head of the Tel Hashomer IDF Induction center, and hear about Israel, Aliyah, and life in the IDF. The event will take place this Monday evening, March 11, 2013 at 7:30PM at the Teaneck home of Chary & Steve Fox 457 Churchil Rd.  Monday evening, March 11, 2013 at at 7:30 PM at the home of


March 25, Monday, 5th. Annual Amsel Memorial Big Bread Burn at the Jewish Center of Teaneck - 9AM & No Later Than 11:48AM

A Teaneck FIRE SAFETY TRAILER and a Fire Department Truck will be present to create a complimentary learning experience for young children and families.

An officer of the Teaneck Fire Department will be present to stress fire safety and greet you.

Bring the children and your camera for a picture. Rabbi Zierler, one of Teaneck’s honorary Fire


Congregation Shomrei Emunah of Englewood Hosts Pre-Pesach Wine Tasting and Silent Auction to benefit Tomchei Shabbos

(Englewood, NJ)  March 4, 2012 –   Congregation Shomrei Emunah, 89 Huguenot Avenue, Englewood is hosting a pre-Pesach wine tasting and silent auction on March 9, 2013 from 8pm - 10pm in cooperation with Royal Wine Company.  Refreshments will also be served.  Proceeds from purchases at the event will benefit Tomchei Shabbos of Bergen county and The Rabbi’s

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