Monday, June 27, 2022

Community News

Lag B’Omer at Bris Avrohom

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) Over 200 people joined the exciting Lag B’Omer event at Bris Avrohom. The men, women and children who attended enjoyed a sumptuous barbeque, a bonfire, marshmallow toasting, archery and a mini petting farm. Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky, who directed the event, shared with the crowd the


Out of the Box, Beyond the Classroom

Makor College Experience participants enjoy shabbaton.

(Courtesy of Makor) A passion for innovation and creative thinking that improves lives is a core component of the Makor philosophy. For 13 participants in Makor’s nationally acclaimed College Experience Program, this


Touro University Celebrates 2022 Valedictorians

(Courtesy of Touro University) Touro University today announced the valedictorians of three undergraduate schools: Lander College for Men, Lander College for Women and Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush. Yonaton Rubin, Chana Schochet, Adelle Perkelvaid and Yisroel Fishman will be honored at Touro’s commencement


Chabad of Tenafly

Preschoolers celebrated Lag B’Omer at Lubavitch on the Palisades with many special activities. Children created special crowns to wear during the festivities that included a bounce house, puppet show and a kumzitz around a pretend campfire.


Popular Pesach Vacation Destinations: A Look at Passover Programs in Florida and Morocco

Pesach ended about one month ago but TotallyJewishTravel.com (TJT) is already counting down to Passover 2023, which begins on Wednesday night, April 5th and ends on Thursday night, April 13th (Wednesday, April 12th in Israel). TotallyJewishTravel.com prides itself on offering the best resource for all of your vacation planning. TJT is busy with Shavuot programs, summer


Passaic’s Ahavas Israel Dedicates Sefer Torah

Sholom Dreyfuss, z”l, had already been a career ba’al korei par excellence for three decades at age 42 when he was tragically taken by the COVID virus in November 2020.

Shortly following his bar mitzvah in Kew Gardens Hills, he became the regular ba’al


Jewish Families Cope With Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

For months, stores have been struggling to stock enough baby formula, even as manufacturers insist they are producing at full capacity. In February, the Food and Drug Administration shut down a formula production facility run by Abbott Nutrition, which makes Similac, Alimentum and EleCare products, due to potential bacterial infections.


Two NJ Residents Among Valedictorians Of YU Class of 2022

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) Dafna Levine, from Teaneck, valedictorian of the Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies at Stern College for Women; and Yeshiva College valedictorian Yehuda Goldberg, from Passaic, have received these impressive honors, reflecting their remarkable achievements in every facet of their


Touro College of Pharmacy Inducts Two Teaneckers To Honor Society

Congratulations to two Touro College of Pharmacy Class of 2023 students from Teaneck who were recently inducted into the school’s Rho Chi Honor Society. Both women also hold officer positions on the executive board of the Delta Nu chapter. From left: Haley Kandelshein is VP and secretary and Tzivia (Linfield) Gutman is treasurer


Jewish Home Joins JCC Rubin Run

(Courtesy of The Jewish Home) The Jewish Home Family’s Team Jewish Home was proud to send 54 participants to the Kaplen JCC’s Rubin Run! Participants placed first in their age groups in both the 5k and 10k races as well, and were the largest group represented at the annual Mothers Day event. Team Jewish Home will also


Beth Abraham Breaks Ground for Expansion

On a day with near-perfect weather, a crowd of nearly 300, including Beth Abraham’s rabbinic and lay leadership, members and local dignitaries showed up for an afternoon of fun for the kids, a sumptuous picnic-dinner buffet and a personal address from


Jewish Federation in Heart Of NJ to Offer Cyber Threats And Best Practices Seminar

Phishing, compromised passwords and weak network security are growing concerns in the Jewish community. Increase your cyber awareness and learn best practices on how to protect your sensitive information in an “Cyber Threats & Best Practices” online seminar sponsored by the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey, at noon on

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