Friday, August 06, 2021

New Jersey

‘No Fear’ at DC Rally

Judith Rosenbluth is no stranger to online hate. The 20-year-old Frisch graduate and current University of Maryland student calls herself an “Israel activist” on social media and Instagram, both on her personal pages and on those she helps with as a fellow with the


Chaim (Harry) Rosenberg, z"l, Found in Surfside


(YeshivaWorldNews)After a grueling two weeks, the body of Chaim (Harry) Rosenberg, z"l, of Flatbush was found and identified in the rubble of the Surfside condo collapse. He was 52.

Stepson Joe Roth of Teaneck is still in Surfside making arrangements. 

Rosenberg's daughter, Malki Weisz, and her husband, Benny, of


Borough of Tenafly, With Wiesenthal Center, Addresses ‘Hitler School Project’

Last Friday, the borough of Tenafly held a press conference on the steps of the Tenafly City Hall, held jointly with the Simon Wiesenthal Center, to make it clear that they take seriously the “Hitler school project” incident that occurred at Maugham Elementary School, one of Tenafly’ public


Condemnation of Israel by Rutgers Professors’ Union Draws Criticism

Statements sharply accusing Israel of indiscriminate killing of Palestinians and other offenses made by the executive board of the union representing part-time faculty at Rutgers University have drawn the ire of a member of Congress and an organization of Jewish faculty, administrators and staff on campus.


CBY to Present Film on Wilfrid Israel

Congregation Bnai Yeshurun Adult Education Committee presents the award-winning film

“The Essential Link: The Story of Wilfrid Israel” on Monday, July 12, at 8:30 p.m. in the CBY social hall.

Wilfrid Israel, the owner of Berlin’s largest department


Orthodox Union Awards $100,000 in Grants to 35 Synagogues

(Courtesy of OU) The Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, has awarded $100,000 in grants to 35 synagogues in 15 U.S. states and one Canadian province in an effort to bring communities back to shul as more people are vaccinated against


Sephardic Congregation Of Passaic-Clifton Hosts Hachnasat Sefer Torah

(Courtesy of Sephardic Cong. of Clifton) On Sunday, June 20, 10 Tammuz, the Sephardic Congregation of Passaic-Clifton, Kehillat Am Yisrael Chai, celebrated a hachnasat sefer Torah. The hachnasat sefer Torah was well attended by over 200 people, who filled the ballroom of the Beit Knesset Congregation


CCSA’s Year in Review

(Courtesy of CCSA) As everyone knows, 2020-2021 has been a tough year for so many, and those struggling with substance use and addiction have been deeply and adversely impacted by the pandemic and its associated challenges. We would like to shed a bit of light on what was, for so many, a very dark year, and provide a brief summary


Mark Ginsberg and Harrison Till Oversee JFSCNJ Food Pantry Storage Facility Construction

(Courtesy of JFCS) Former JFSCNJ dinner honoree, Peter Till, of the law offices of Peter W. Till in Springfield, and his son, Harrison Till, a New Jersey wealth manager with Integrated Partners, learned from their dear friend and JFSCNJ board member, past dinner honoree and supporter Mark Ginsberg, that the Charlotte Shak Food


Bike4Chai Gears Up for Record Number of Riders

25 Bergen County cyclists will take part in an annual charity bike ride.

(Courtesy of Bike4Chai) As the country reopens following more than a year of COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, people are ready to hit the road … for a good cause. On July 29, a record 600 cyclists


Rabbi Kanelsky Delivers the Invocation at the Hillside Public Safety Promotional Ceremony

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) Last week, Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky was invited by the mayor of Hillside, Dahlia Vertreese, to deliver the invocation at the township of Hillside 2021 Public Safety Promotional Ceremony.

Rabbi Kanelsky began his speech by saying how we all have to say thank you to God


Torah Flora Walking Tour Planned for Sunday in Teaneck

Summer is a wonderful time to walk around our neighborhoods and appreciate nature. However, if you are seeking a deeper appreciation of nature, one that connects us to Tanach and Jewish tradition, then joining Dr. Jon Greenberg’s walking tour is the solution. Dr. Greenberg is a Biblical and Talmudic ethnobotanist and the author of

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