Tropical Storm Isaias left many downed power lines in its wake, which in turn left many residents and business owners without power or internet access. The storm, which wreaked havoc on Aug. 4, was PSE&G’s fifth most destructive storm and the most severe since Superstorm Sandy, according to a release put out by the utility
After most travel, camp and other in-person summer programming were canceled due to COVID-19, Jewish community members struggled to find meaningful summer activities. In response, the Orthodox Union’s (OU) NCSY, Yachad and OU-JLIC collaborated to create Project Community 2020 (PC20), which provides teens,
As the worldwide Daf Yomi community prepared to begin Masechta Eruvin this past week, OU’s AllDaf app added new content to its offerings. “Bringing Eruvin to Life” is a new video series on the app, featuring Rabbi Haim Jachter, a renowned expert on eruvin. A beloved Jewish Link columnist, Rabbi Jachter is also the spiritual
It could be the wind-up to a classic joke: What do you get when you bring together a prominent congregational rabbi and Jewish educator, a veteran psychologist, a seasoned family law attorney, and a skilled journalist/moderator, coming together on the Zoom platform on a weekday afternoon during a tropical storm?
Torat Imecha’s Nach Yomi Program is dedicated by Eta Brandman Klaristenfeld in memory of her aunt Malka Nussbaum, Malka Esther Bat Tzvi Yoseph, z”l. With the goal of completing the 742 books of Nevi’im (Prophets) and Ketuvim (Writings) in two years, the program offers a daily podcast at the pace of a chapter a day.
Summer 2020 has been one for the books. The coronavirus pandemic forced teens across the world to cancel their summer plans and find alternative ways to spend their time. Organizations like the Orthodox Union (OU) have stepped in to fill the void, offering programming such as Project Community 2020 (PC20), an initiative
(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) The advent of COVID-19 shut down many things, one of which was the summer positions Yeshiva University students had set up to improve their knowledge and enhance their résumés.
However, Dr. Noam Wasserman, dean of the Sy Syms School of Business; Dr. Selma Botman,
(Courtesy of Ohr HaTorah) On Sunday, July 26, the sisterhood of Congregation Ohr HaTorah in Bergenfield ran a creative family chesed event to benefit Camp HASC. During the Nine Days, in the beautiful outdoor space that the congregation has been using for the outdoor minyanim, families got together to pack camp backpacks
This organization teaches participants strategies and techniques to help manage difficult behaviors and explore opportunities to engage and enhance loved one’s experiences.
Responding to the continued uncertainties of the pandemic, Congregation Ohav Emeth of Highland Park will hold a talk by a shul member who is a well-regarded infectious disease specialist. Dr. Bruce Fisher, MD, will speak on “COVID-19: More Questions Than Answers” on Sunday, August 16, at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom.
The Dor L’Dor group at Congregation Ahavath Torah is pleased to present Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, Rabbi Emeritus of the Congregation, author, dynamic lecturer and teacher speaking on Zoom on Tuesday, August 18 at 10:00 a.m. Rabbi Goldin will speak on “A Tale of Two Fasts: A Journey from Tisha B’Av to Yom Kippur.”