Thursday, February 02, 2023

Community News

[email protected]’ayanot Students Study News Journalism

Elizabeth Kratz, editor of The Jewish Link, visited Mrs. Malkie Gerstle’s students at SINAI [email protected] Ma'ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, to talk about news journalism, so they can create their own articles for their school newsletter. Mrs. Kratz shared a little about what she does every day, and talked with the girls about


TABC Welcomes Sefer Torah With the Borger Family

(Courtesy of TABC) TABC was privileged to welcome a beautiful new Torah last Friday in a festive and meaningful Hachnassat Sefer Torah celebration. The Torah was generously dedicated by Iris and Elie Borger and family in honor of their parents and as part of their son Ami’s bar mitzvah weekend. The sofer was on


MJE Welcomes Rabbi Moshe Weinberger

When I started the Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) almost 24 years ago, our family established the organization in memory of our mother, Ruth B. Wildes, z”l. Our mother was always hosting people at her expanding Shabbat table—strangers and friends alike. MJE is an extension of what she taught us—opening our homes and our hearts to


NJJBA Brings Together NJ Jewish Elected Officials at Statewide Conference

The New Jersey Jewish Business Alliance is focused on creating effective connections and coalitions to advance Jewish communal interests. As part of the group’s work, it organized and held a New Jersey Jewish Public Officials Caucus reception on November 16 at the statewide New Jersey League of Municipalities conference


Deputy Mayor Elie Katz Meets With WZO Chairman

(Courtesy of Office of Elie. Y. Katz) Teaneck Deputy Mayor Elie Y. Katz with World Zionist Organization chairman Yaakov Hagoel at the WZO offices as they affix a mezuzah welcoming the American Zionist Movement (AZM) into their Manhatten WZO offices. Also speaking in the picture is Herbert Block, executive director,


Congregation Adath Jeshurun Of Elizabeth Celebrates 101st Anniversary

Congregation Adath Jeshurun in Elizabeth, affectionately known as “The Murray Street Shul,” celebrated its 101st anniversary last Sunday with a gala dinner and awards ceremony held at the Union YMCA-YWCA. The event was attended by Elizabeth’s longtime Mayor Chris Bolwage, who extended


Gottheimer Sounds Alarm on Post Office Pirates

USPS and Teaneck post office are costing families millions.

(Courtesy of Office of Cong. Josh Gottheimer) On November 29, with the start of the holiday gift giving season, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) spoke outside the Teaneck post office on


Migdal Ohr Hosts Food & Wine Event in Englewood

(Courtesy of Migdal Ohr) Over 250 Migdal Ohr supporters gathered for a fantastic evening at the first-ever BASHMO Englewood. It was a dazzling, inspired evening featuring premium Israeli wines, elevated Israeli street foods, a raffle and a silent auction—all in support of Migdal


NJ Children Learn the Mitzvah of ‘Giving’ on Giving Tuesday

(Courtesy of JFSCNJ) Two Union County agencies came together on Giving Tuesday to assist the Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ) Charlotte Shak Food Pantry with a food collection of several thousand cans and boxes of food and other essential products. The JFSCNJ Board, staff and


YU Library Book Talk to Feature Work on Aggadah

The book discussed will be “The Aggadic Mindset: How Talmudic Tales Shape the Jewish Outlook,” by Rabbi Chaim and Binyamin Jachter.

Aggadot are the sages’ exquisite way of expressing profound Torah thought.

Explore Talmudic stories and


Congregation Beth Aaron to Host Rabbi Jesse Horn This Shabbat

On Shabbat, Dec. 10, Rabbi Jesse Horn, a senior ram (rosh metivta) at Yeshivat Hakotel in Jerusalem, will be the scholar-in-residence at Congregation Beth Aaron in Teaneck On Shabbat morning following Musaf, his topic will be “Finding Individuality in Ourselves and Our Children.” At 3:20 p.m. he will discuss “Saying Kriyat


Rabbi Jeremy Wieder to Give Two Shiurim in Stamford

Rabbi Jeremy Wieder, rosh yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University, will be delivering two consecutive shiurim on Sunday morning, December 18 at Congregation Agudath Sholom, as part of a pre-Chanukah Yom Iyun.

The program will begin at 9 a.m. with a light

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