Saturday, March 25, 2023

Community News

Mentalist Marc Garfinkel to Perform at Ohav Emeth

Congregation Ohav Emeth of Highland Park presents Mentalist Marc Garfinkel on Motzei Shabbat, March 11. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. Cost for non-OE members is $36 in advance or $40 at the door (includes dessert bar before and after the show).

For the past 15 years,


Ready to Find Your Bashert? Look in White Plains

(Courtesy of YIWP) Singles from throughout the tri-state area will converge on White Plains, New York on Shabbat, March 24-25. Your bashert could be among them.

The Young Orthodox Professionals’ Singles Shabbaton will take place at Young Israel of White Plains, snuggled in the bucolic hills of


New England Jewish Academy Breaks Ground on New School Addition, Will Hold Annual Fundraiser March 1

(Courtesy of New England Jewish Academy) The New England Jewish Academy, a prek through 12th-grade Orthodox Jewish day school in West Hartford, Connecticut, held a groundbreaking for its new addition on February 15. Local rabbis, community leaders and parents were among those who attended the event.


Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Café Europa Program At JFSCNJ Halpern Building in Elizabeth

(Courtesy of JFSCNJ Halpern) Small groups of Holocaust survivors, their caregivers, JFSCNJ volunteers and staff gathered at the Mitzi & Warren Eisenberg Multi-Purpose Center at the JFSCNJ Halpern Building in Elizabeth on February 16 for a program of lunch and entertainment. The Café Europa Program for Holocaust


ArtScroll Opens Sales Hub at The ADdress, at American Dream Mall

You might think that the main reason why ArtScroll opened a book and seforim sales hub at the new women’s clothing store The ADdress at the American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, was to provide a diversion for all the men who were waiting for their wives, fiancées, sisters or girlfriends


Fleetwood Synagogue Holds Challah Bake and Community Lunch

(Courtesy of Fleetwood Synagogue) Fleetwood Synagogue’s challah bake was a fun, educational and messy affair.

Bakers of all ages worked at individual stations to proof and knead dough and personalize toppings and fillings with raisins, cinnamon, sprinkles and chocolate


Kol Chaverim Preschool Celebrates Presidents Day


The Jerusalem Paley Family Needs Your Help

Terror attack kills two members of the same family; the father clings to life.

Six-year-old Yaakov Israel Paley and 20-year-old Alter Shlomo Lederman were killed in a car-ramming attack in the Ramot neighborhood of Jerusalem last Friday, erev Shabbat. The attacker was


It’s Time to Re-‘Discover West Orange’

After a three-year hiatus due to COVID, the Discover West Orange Shabbaton is back, and the community could not be any more excited to welcome visitors and prospective residents the Shabbat of March 3-4, Parshat Zachor. The shabbaton is sponsored by Congregations AABJ&D and Ohr Torah.


Sefer Dedicated to Honor Rav Hershel Schachter

Rabbi Michael Taubes believes that when one’s rabbinic mentor and posek reaches the age of 80, it is a milestone deserving of celebration. Rabbi Taubes, the rav of Congregation Zichron Mordechai in Teaneck and a rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva University and MTA, has known Rav Hershel Schachter for more than 40 years,


YU to Host Conference on The Bible’s Importance in America

(Courtesy of YU) The Hebrew Bible’s role in American history is not well known. And yet at a time when America’s political scene, as pundits are so keen to proclaim, hasn’t been this fractured since the Civil War, it is a unifying narrative that Americans need more than ever.



Rinat Yisrael to Mark Shloshim of Rav Moshe Kahn, zt”l, This Sunday

The outpouring of sorrow and kavod at the passing of Rav Moshe Kahn, zt”l, and the tributes about his trailblazing commitment to teaching women Gemara and Halacha at the highest level, took up several pages in The Jewish Link this past month. Letters sharing readers’ memories continue to pour in. To honor his life and legacy, Rav

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