Friday, December 09, 2022

Community News

Touro University Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Gala and Convocation

(Courtesy of Touro University) Touro University will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a gala and convocation on December 4, to be held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.

Touro was founded in 1970 by visionary educator, sociologist and rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander to perpetuate the Jewish


Rav Gav Addresses Project SARAH Inaugural Gala

To say that domestic violence and sexual abuse does not exist in our community would be foolish. It’s a sad reality, but reality it is.

Project SARAH knows well the pain and suffering that victims of abuse go through. They are fully aware of the lifelong trauma survivors live with.


Cong. Anshe Chesed Marks Parshat Noach

(Courtesy of CAC) This past Sunday, Linden's Congregation Anshe Chesed hosted its annual Parshat Noach Animal Extravaganza with Morah Erica Yadlovker. Children and adults from all over Union County, and even some from neighboring Bergen and Middlesex counties, came to meet Morah Erica’s collection of


‘Teaneck Teen Idol’ Returns

Virtual auditions Nov. 10-20 for all 13-18-year-olds who live or go to school in Teaneck.

(Courtesy of TCC) One of Teaneck’s most popular events is coming back after a two-year interruption due to COVID.. The last “Teaneck Teen Idol” contest was packed with parents, relatives and


Fair Lawn Jewish Center Welcomes Holocaust Novelist

Bestselling author Jennifer Coburn visited the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel to highlight her latest book, “Cradles of the Reich.”

“Cradles of the Reich” is a historical novel about three very different women living at a Nazi Lebensborn “breeding home”


Ma’ayanot Soccer Tops Kushner, 10-3


Wildcats Celebrate Second Win In TABC Junior Hockey League




Assailant Arrested After Teaneck Resident Stabbed

On Tuesday afternoon, someone was stabbed outside of the One500 luxury apartment complex on Teaneck Road. According to The Daily Voice, a knife-wielding man attacked right before 4pm, and the victim was rushed to the hospital with injuries sustained from the stabbing. 

Using security footage, the Teaneck Police Department identified the assailant as Jacob


Active Shooter Reported in Newark

According to developing reports, an active shooter has brought a large police presence to a Newark intersection on Tuesday, November 1. Yeshiva World News reporter Moshe Schwartz noted that the shooter is in possession of a rifle and began firing from an elevated position.

Reports indicate that two police officers have been shot, and as of 3:20pm, sources in


West Orange Welcomes Community Kollel

Judging by the initial response to its very soft opening in Congregation Ohr Torah, a new community kollel in West Orange is well positioned to grow in leaps and bounds.

As Rabbi Marc Spivak, spiritual leader of Congregation Ohr Torah, explained to The Jewish


Teaneck Eruv Gains Ground in New Milford

The Teaneck eruv’s northern border has recently been extended further into New Milford, opening more of that neighborhood to the frum community. Since its inception in the 1970s, the eruv has been modified many times, in various directions. Previously, the northern edge of the eruv was at Graphic Boulevard and River Road.

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