I am fulfilling my dream. I’m 19 years old, living in the country of our people, and fulfilling the word of Hashem. I was raised in Teaneck, NJ and attended Moriah Day School. I went on to TABC in Teaneck for high school. Rabbi Yisrael Silverman and Rabbi Yosef Adler, the Mara D’Atraof my shul, Congregation Rinat Yisrael, excelled at
Living most of my life in the United States, I knew Israel’s independence was not something to take for granted, and indeed to be celebrated at every opportunity. Nevertheless, with the pace of life there not focused on Israeli holidays, the ability to celebrate and commemorate Israel’s independence sometimes conflicted with business meetings, kids’ activities
Question: Which of the following students best represents the legacy of Volozhin? Orly, who does not know the meaning of most of tefillah ; Josh, who loves learning Tanach, but has difficulty grasping interpretive approaches that include multiple steps, or Eli, who “Hates
This week’s panel of mechanchimanswer the following question:
Does the use of technology in the classroom distract students or enhance their learning?
Rabbi Josh Kahn, Dean of Student Life, Torah Academy of Bergen County
As educators, we strive to actively engage students in the learning
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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 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.