Monday, September 26, 2022

Community News

Yeshiva University to Place Temporary Freeze on Undergraduate Clubs

Yeshiva University has announced it will temporarily freeze all undergraduate student clubs. According to YU's independent student newspaper, The Commentator, the freeze is being placed "until it finalizes its legal strategy after its 


NY to Regulate Yeshivot

The battle over whether the New York State education department should have the authority to regulate private schools and yeshivot and to what extent, has come to an end, at least for now. The governing body for education policy in the state, the 17-member Board of Regents, voted on Tuesday to require the teaching of English, math,


Welcome to Cross River SINAI School at RYNJ

This past Sunday, supporters of SINAI Schools and Cross River joined together to celebrate the adding of the name “Cross River” to the SINAI School at Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, one of the eight campuses that now comprise SINAI Schools. This generous gift by a community financial institution


Supreme Court Rejects Yeshiva University’s Attempt to Block LGBTQ+ Group

(Yeshiva World News) The Supreme Court has cleared the way for an LGBTQ group to gain official recognition from a Jewish university in New York, though that may not last.

By a 5-4 vote Wednesday, the justices lifted a temporary hold on a court order that requires Yeshiva University to recognize


Sarah Leah Kahn-Erlichman Appointed Director Of OU/Yachad’s Jewish Union Foundation of NJ

As of January 2022, Raquel (Rocky) Selevan added to her title director of Yachad New Jersey. Her expanded title includes executive director of Jewish Union Foundation New Jersey (JUF NJ). In this additional capacity, Selevan oversees the JUF NJ program, which has recently been incorporated into Yachad New


Just One Life/Nefesh Achat B’Yisrael Celebrating Israel’s Children in Bergenfield on Sept 21

Just One Life/Nefesh Achat B’Yisrael proudly announces its 2022 annual fundraiser, to be held on Wednesday evening, September 21, at the home of hosts Rachel and Azi Mandel in Bergenfield together with co-hosts Sheryl and Aaron Liberman. Emerging from three difficult years during which they were still able to host their


West Orange and Livingston Hatzalah Family Fun Day Is Fun for All


BPY Awarded Prestigious Dual Accreditation

Ben Porat Yosef is pleased to announce that it has been granted first-time accreditation from the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools (NJAIS) and Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges (MSA-CESS). Ben Porat Yosef is the only yeshiva day school in Bergen County to hold this


JFCS Hosts Community Leaders on Safety and Security

Last week, Jewish Family and Children’s Services, together with the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, hosted Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Assemblywoman Lisa Swain and several other elected and community leaders to discuss issues of safety and security, mental health funding, public health funding and food


Bronfman Fellowship Announces 37th Application Season

(Courtesy of The Bronfman Fellowship) The Bronfman Fellowship is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 37th cohort of this transformative program. The Fellowship selects 26 outstanding North American teenagers for a free, intellectually challenging year of programming, beginning with an immersive


Chaim and Shanie Cillo To Receive Bris Avrohom’s Young Leadership Award

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) This Sunday, September 18, Bris Avrohom will celebrate its 43rd Annual Dinner and 35th Gala Wedding at the Sheraton Parsippany. The Young Leadership Award will be presented to Chaim and Shanie Cillo for their remarkable dedication to the community. From their amazing work with Hatzolah to their


Sacks-Herenstein Center for Values and Leadership of YU Announces Sacks Scholars Graduate Fellows in Ethics and Entrepreneurship

The Sacks-Herenstein Center for Values and Leadership of Yeshiva University is proud to welcome the Sacks Scholars Graduate Fellows in Ethics and Entrepreneurship, 2022-2023. The Fellowship honors the memory of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, zt”l, the influential ethicist, faith leader, and former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew

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