Friday, December 09, 2022

Community News

FBI Reports "Broad Threat" on New Jersey Synagogues

A Facebook message from Teaneck Township Manager Dean Kazinci on Friday confirmed that the "broad threat" made on New Jersey synagogues, which was reported by the FBI late Thursday afternoon, has been mitigated. Kazinci participated in a security briefing early Friday morning along with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, FBI Newark Director Jim Denehy, State


Katz Family Donates Ambulance to MDA

Mazel tov to Elie Y. and Esther Katz for once again donating an ambulance to Magen David Adom. The ambulance was dedicated in memory of Mina Katz (Elie’s grandmother) and in honor of Esther Katz and Robert Schandler. (Credit: Jeff Karg)


Bayit Association Partners With Ohel

Bayit kicks off $3+ million capital campaign.

It gives me great pride and pleasure to announce that as of this past Tuesday, November 1, The Bayit Association will be partnering with Ohel as we move closer to opening our first residences in the


Orthodox Forum Event Features Talk On Impact of the Abraham Accords

On Motzei Shabbat October 29, the Orthodox Forum of Highland Park and Edison held its inaugural 2022/2023 event via Zoom, featuring Ariella Steinreich, a prominent communications professional and strategic adviser in the United States and the Middle East. She discussed “The Impact of the Abraham Accords on Creating a New


Lamdeinu Begins Ninth Year of In-Depth Torah Study

Lamdeinu is beginning its ninth year of teaching Torah to men and women who relish being active learners. We are fortunate to be living in a time with an abundance of available shiurim. Lamdeinu goes further. Zoom enables Lamdeinu to attract the highest-caliber teachers and interested, enthusiastic students from all over the world.


Young Israel of Teaneck to Host Rabbi Dr. Alex Mondrow

The Young Israel of Teaneck (YIOT) has announced that Rabbi Dr. Alex Mondrow will return to the YIOT as part of the Dr. Bertram J., z”l, and Ann Newman Adult Education Program on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. His topic, “Depression and Suicide,” follows his previous presentation on “Understanding Anxiety in Our Children and in


Cardozo Announces $15 Million Gift From Perlmutter Family

Law school’s largest-ever gift continues the success of Yeshiva University’s recently launched Rise Up Campaign. The Center will train lawyers to prevent the use of junk science in court cases, fight wrongful convictions and obtain clemency for the unjustly incarcerated.


Chabad BC Offers New Course for Women

(Courtesy of Chabad of BC) A new course for women, “TO BElieve OR NOT TO BElieve in YOURSELF: Achieving Self-Mastery,” is launching in five locations in Bergen County.

The subject of the course: The Tanya, a 225-year-old text whose portrayal of human psychology in general, and of our inner spiritual


Upcoming Israeli Real Estate Event in Teaneck Will Offer All the Info Under One Roof

(Courtesy of Real Estate Israel) Thinking about buying property in Israel?

You might be considering aliyah in the near future or further down along the line. You might want to purchase property as an investment and/or a vacation home. Either way, you probably have a


Project Ezrah Marks Awareness Month

(Courtesy of Project Ezrah) No one knows what goes on behind closed doors. We only see everyone’s highlight reels. As a close-knit community, we all know that there is more to the story than what people want to show the outside world. Behind the scenes, many people are hurting. People struggle with so many challenges that are


JLE Plans Immersive Shabbat November 11-12

(Courtesy of JLE) The Jewish Learning Experience plans an immersive Shabbat weekend on November 11-12.

Friday night begins at 4:25 p.m. with candle lighting followed by an interactive Shabbat service and a sumptuous, elegant Shabbat dinner, co-sponsored by Congregation Beth Aaron.


Teaneck Council Hosts Groundbreaking for New Affordable Senior Housing and Community Center

(Courtesy of Teaneck Council) A groundbreaking was held on Wednesday at a decaying former public works building at 1425 Teaneck Road to make way for new affordable senior housing and a community center.

“The new affordable senior housing and community center at 1425 Teaneck Road will enable

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