(Courtesy of Friendship Circle) As they waited for the car parade from Friendship Circle to arrive, Fran and her grandson, Yitzy, took turns holding a sign they had made for the occasion. It read “We miss and we love you, Friendship Circle,” and it encapsulated every emotion they and those who participated in
Citing “extreme animus by some Jackson residents and township decision makers toward the Orthodox Jewish community,” the federal Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a lawsuit against the municipality and its planning board.
The May 20 filing from the civil rights division of the DOJ charged that
(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) Yeshiva University’s Summer Sessions is bigger than ever before, with more course offerings in a wider variety of subjects. Starting June 1, YU will be offering an enhanced and expanded summer session for high school, college and graduate school students to maximize their summer learning.
The “reImagined Summer
Frustrated trying to plan a simcha during quarantine? Need a smile and a laugh during these trying times? Want to give a special person in your life the experience of a lifetime?
Netanel Katz, a seventh grader at Yeshivat Noam, has the answer. For his bar mitzvah chesed project, Netanel
Chabad of Englewood and the Bristal Assisted Living of Englewood, New Jersey, arranged for a very special and meaningful drive-by accompanied by local teens. Local teens joined the drive-by to bring joy and best wishes to the seniors at the Bristal Assisted Living.
Little did Teaneck resident Daniel Rothner, founder and director of Areyvut, anticipate that 18 years after founding his chesed organization its name would become the motto for combatting a worldwide pandemic. The Hebrew translation of “areyvut” is connectedness or responsibility, but the
A New Jersey trial lawyer and his son, an accomplished wealth manager, have stepped up to ensure a local food pantry can keep up with the increasing demand it has experienced because of the current COVID-19 crisis.
Peter Till, of the Law Offices of Peter W. Till in Springfield,
In preparation for the giving of the Torah, Lubavitch on the Palisades presents a Virtual Shavuot Night Learning with world-renowned rabbi and speaker Rabbi Manis Friedman, who will speak on “We Received the Torah But Did We Get It? Finding the Silver Lining in Our Challenges.”
The class will take
(Courtesy of Project S.A.R.A.H.) Project S.A.R.A.H. thanks the community for joining them at their virtual breakfast to support the organization’s work with families experiencing domestic violence and sexual abuse.
Project S.A.R.A.H. recognized and honored
“These two words will change your life. A simple life-changing perspective to inspire you through corona and beyond.” That is the title of the Monday, May 25, lecture by the Valley Chabad Academy of Jewish Studies and Rabbi Dov Greenberg.
Rabbi Greenberg leads Stanford University Chabad and
(Courtesy of JFCS) JFCS Wheels for Meals—Ride to Fight Hunger in a typical year features riders ranging from serious bike enthusiasts to families celebrating simchot gathering to pursue a meaningful cause. This year due to the pandemic the Ride is going virtual on Sunday, June 14.