Monday, November 28, 2022

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Gan Yaldenu of Teaneck Welcomes the New Year


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Teaneck Street Renamed to Honor Rabbi Yosef Adler

Last week, members of Teaneck’s Rinat Yisrael and Teaneck Township dignitaries, along with friends, family, congregants and neighbors gathered together, as a section of West Englewood Avenue, between Dickerson Road and Pennington Road, was renamed “Rabbi Yosef Adler Way.”


Jewish Fed of Northern NJ Rolls Out New Security Alert System

One of the pressing questions that faces many Jewish community leaders overseeing security for their facilities is: How can I get timely and reliable information about threats, security concerns and changing conditions in our area?

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YU Hosts Isru Chag Concert in Jerusalem Starring Ishay Ribo

(Courtesy of YU) Exemplifying its role as the flagship Jewish University, Yeshiva University presents the YU Isru Chag Concert, starring Ishay Ribo, on October 18 at the International Convention Center (Binyanei Hauma) in Jerusalem. This will be an evening of joy, unity and song, bringing an exuberant and moving end to the holiday


The Blue Card Partners With Rutgers University To Change the Future of Healthcare

(Courtesy of Rutgers) The Blue Card, the only organization in America dedicated solely to supporting Holocaust survivors, recently created a new program in conjunction with the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM). This course specializes in training students in person-centered, trauma-informed (PCTI) care.


Yonkers City Hall Welcomes Jewish New Year

(Courtesy of Chabad of Yonkers) Chabad of Yonkers Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz welcomed the Jewish New Year with a shofar blowing at Yonkers City Hall, with Mayor Mike Spano and other elected dignitaries, and members of the Yonkers Jewish community. (Credit: Robert Kalfus)


OU’s Rabbi Moshe Hauer Appointed to Faith-Based Security Advisory Council

(Courtesy of OU) The Orthodox Union (OU)—the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization—is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President Rabbi Moshe Hauer was appointed on Monday by U.S. Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the agency’s Faith-Based Security Advisory


Rutgers AEPi House Vandalized Again

As Rutgers students prepared to usher in the Jewish New Year, the campus AEPi fraternity house was once again vandalized with eggs. The house had previously been egged on Holocaust Remembrance Day in April 2021. No further information was available at press time.


Met Council Launches $2.2 Million Emergency Appeal

(Courtesy of Met Council) Met Council, America’s largest Jewish charity dedicated to fighting poverty, launched an emergency fundraising campaign for its High Holiday food distribution program. The nonprofit organization, which also oversees the world’s largest kosher food distribution program, aims to raise the $2.2 million required to


Our Place Celebrates Rosh Hashanah in Newark

(Courtesy of Our Place) Staff and participants at Our Place’s unique Rosh Hashanah program pose for a picture post Yom Tov. This year, the program took place in Newark at the Robert Treat Hotel and was held together with Chabad of Newark.


GrowTorah’s Inaugural Fundraising Dinner Exceeds Expectations

Weeks before the pandemic hit, GrowTorah’s Co-executive Directors Yosef Gillers and Sara Just-Michael started dreaming of their first-ever in-person fundraising dinner. Two-and-a-half years later, on Sunday evening September 18, 2022, staff, friends, and family helped make those dreams a

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