Friday, August 06, 2021

New Jersey

Bris Avrohom Jewish Information Stand Reopens At Newark Airport

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) As El-Al has now fully resumed flights to Israel, Bris Avrohom has reinstated its Jewish Information stand at Newark Airport. The rabbis of Bris Avrohom are greeting hundreds of travelers as they pass by where they have the opportunity to put on tefillin, receive Shabbos candles and the weekly


Sharing the Gift

LifeTown dedicates an interactive exhibit about the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

(Courtesy of LifeTown) Friendship Circle in Livingston marked the 27th anniversary of the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson of blessed memory, with the installation of an interactive


Bergen Chabads to Offer Pre-Tisha B'Av Presentation on Sunday

(Courtesy of Chabad) Just a few days before Tisha B’Av, Chabad of Hackensack and Chabad of Teaneck will present “The Truth about Jerusalem and the Temple Mount” on Sunday, July 11 at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

The multimedia presentation centers on one of the most contentious issues in the Middle East conflict: The Jewish historical claim to Jerusalem and


Rabbi Joshua Rosenfeld To Give Pre-Tisha B’Av Talk in Stamford

(Courtesy of BCHA) Rabbi Joshua Rosenfeld, the new Judaic Studies principal at the Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy of Connecticut, will be delivering a shiur sponsored by the Center for Community Education (CCE) at the Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy of Connecticut on Wednesday evening, July 14, at 8:45 p.m..


Chabad of Yonkers Rabbi Celebrates Independence Day and His 38th Birthday

Chabad of Yonkers Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz celebrates his birthday in July, and for the past decade has invited the community to enjoy a lavish kosher barbecue at the Chabad of Yonkers/Greystone Jewish Center synagogue.

This year, the Fourth of July’s summer temperatures


Project Ezrah Plans First-Ever Job Fair on July 20

Something so many people and families are struggling with, especially following the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, is finding a good job or a new job that is the right fit. To aid the community, Project Ezrah will be hosting its first-ever Project Ezrah Job Fair, geared towards anyone searching for an opportunity to find a new job,


Condemnation of Israel by Rutgers Professors’ Unions Draw 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


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 schools, last


Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services Provides On-Site Counseling for Miami’s Surfside Community

(Courtesy of Ohel) Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services is on site in Miami offering counseling and support to both families who are affected by the Surfside building collapse and the first responders who have been tirelessly working on rescue and recovery.

Dr. Norman Blumenthal, who


Jewish Link Editor Wins National Jewish Journalism Award

When you think of The Jewish Link, things like broad coverage of community events, inspiring divrei Torah, strong pro-Israel advocacy and extensive reporting on our shuls and schools may readily come to mind.

When you think of Associate Publisher/Editor Elizabeth Kratz, you may recall


Yeshivat He’Atid Looks to the Future

Yeshivat He’Atid is looking to the future and making plans to accommodate and best serve its growing number of students and families. The school brought its novel approach to the Bergen County community in 2012, starting out with 116 students—just six classes—in a rented space in


Linden’s Rebbetzin Naava Hess Donates Kidney to Save A Life and Raise Awareness

(Courtesy of NJ Sharing Network) Naava Hess, of Linden, is part of a loving family devoted to helping others in need. Along with her husband, Rabbi Joshua Hess, the spiritual leader of Congregation Anshe Chesed, they have encouraged their children—Daniel, Akiva, Esti and Dalia—to always look for opportunities to make a

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