Saturday, December 04, 2021

New Jersey

Hadassah NNJ Honors Holocaust Educator Dr. Harriet Sepinwall

(Courtesy of Hadassah) Hadassah Northern New Jersey will honor notable Holocaust studies scholar Dr. Harriet Sepinwall, Professor Emerita, Saint Elizabeth University, with its annual Myrtle Wreath Award at a ceremony celebrating “An Attitude of Gratitude” on Sunday, November 21, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (EST), announced Geri Lipschitz,


Tomchei Shabbos of Middlesex County’s Benefit Concert Stars Eitan Katz

Tomchei Shabbos of Middlesex County is pleased to present Eitan Katz live in concert on Motzei Shabbos, December 25 at Rutgers Chabad, 170 College Avenue, New Brunswick.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Please visit: www.tomcheimc.org  to purchase tickets. VIP: $100


Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery Donates Funds to JFSCNJ For Transportation Vehicle

Tom Beck, executive director of Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey (JFSCNJ), announced the donation of $15,000 from Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery in Linden, to purchase a vehicle that will be used to transport seniors to medical appointments and other essential destinations.


Chanukah Wonderland Is Back

The Chanukah Wonderland Store in Wayne is back and better than ever!

Candles, dreidels, menorahs and gifts galore—You name it and they’ve got it! A one-stop shop for all your Chanukah needs!


Congregation Anshe Sholom To Host Holiday Boutique

Congregation Anshe Sholom, of New Rochelle, will host a holiday boutique on

Sunday, November 14, 12-4 p.m.

Everyone can find something they love among the jewelry, handbags, hats, scarves, ponchos,


Dor L’Dor to Host Chanukah Lunch and Learn

The Dor L’Dor group of Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood, is sponsoring a Gala Chanukah Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, November 23, followed by a concert performed by the Frisch School Choir at 11:30 a.m.

A talk on Chanukah will be presented by Rachel Genack Besser, noted


Makor and Congregation Rinat Yisrael Host Inclusive Chanukah Minyan for Families With Specialized Needs

(Courtesy of Makor) Makor Disability Services and Teaneck’s Congregation Rinat Yisrael are hosting an inclusive minyan for people with specialized needs, their families, friends and fans. The minyan will take place on the seventh day of Chanukah, Sunday morning, December 5, at Rinat’s 9 a.m. Shacharit.


YIOT Men’s Club Smokes Meat With Sender’s

(Courtesy of YIOT) Young Israel of Teaneck Men’s Club ran an event at Sender’s Smoke Joint called “Smoking Meat with Sender’s.” The Giants-Chiefs Monday night football game was projected on a wall by the outdoor seating area, while 45 members in attendance learned tips and tricks from Chef Gabe. Rabbi


Rutgers Hillel Leader Offers Benediction at RU President’s Inauguration

With one of the largest Jewish college student populations on its campuses, Rutgers University warrants the attention of Jewish communities around the globe.

When Rutgers professors, staff, student leaders or faculty unions use their platforms to malign Israel, denigrate Jews or distort bedrock


NJ Automotive Couple Donates Ambucycle to United Hatzalah of Israel

(Courtesy of United Hatzalah) On October 27, Elissa and Andrew Glaser from Demarest, New Jersey, held a very special event in their home for members of the community including their family and close friends. The Glasers, on behalf of Vantage Auto, donated a lifesaving emergency ambucycle (motorcycle ambulance) to Israel’s largest


Pandemic Parsha Masks: Learning in Disguise

They say there’s a silver lining to every cloud. For Miriam K. Sokoloff, an experienced sewer and quilter who has taught the craft for over 40 years, the COVID cloud inspired creativity. Like everyone else at the height of the pandemic, Sokoloff found herself at home with time on her hands and


Ethics Complaint Filed Against Clifton Board of Education Commissioners

A complaint has been filed with the New Jersey School Ethics Commission against two Palestinian-American commissioners of the Clifton Board of Education over statements they made criticizing Israel that are believed to be violations of the code of ethics governing school boards.

The statements made at

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