Monday, September 26, 2022

Community News

Highland Park/Edison Women Join Together for Mikvah Benefit

Despite the dreary, rainy weather, more than 400 women and girls from the Highland Park/Edison area gathered at the Yeshiva Shaarei Tzion Boys School in Piscataway for a kumzitz with renowned singer Bracha Jaffe on Sunday evening, September 11. The event was held in collaboration with the local yeshivot


Shomrei Torah Hosts Shabbat of Celebration and Commemoration

Shomrei Torah of Fair Lawn is on a roll. After bar mitzvahs each of the previous two weeks, the shul followed with several special events this past Shabbat. One was an aliyah celebration for a family that has been an active part of the shul community for 50 years, the other a hakarat hatov commemoration for the town’s


Congregation Adath Israel of Elizabeth/Hillside Celebrates a Welcome-Back Weekend

Congregation Adath Israel of Elizabeth/Hillside (AI) kicked off a special “Welcome Back” celebration on Friday, September 8 to energize the community in ways that were fun, exciting and engaging for all. The weekend began with a Friday-night Kabbalat Shabbat run by an amazing troupe


Camp Impact Campers Celebrate Siyum

Camp Impact campers celebrate their siyum on Masechet Tamid, which they completed as part of the Donny Morris, z”l,
pre-Shacharit learning program. (l-r) Akiva Fried, Dov Klar, Azaryah Tiger, Hillel Fried, Elisha Gams, Rabbi Avi Rosalimsky;
Joe Greenberg, Noam Derdik, Rabbi Adir Posy and Eitan Posy.


Meles Family Holds Seudas Hodaah in E. Brunswick

This past Sunday the Meles family hosted a Seudas Hodaah at The Young Israel of East Brunswick to commemorate and show hakarat hatov for Rafi’s recovery. The family was joined by rabbaim, doctors, organizational leadership, friends and family.

May Rafi have continued strength and


Masbia Welcomes Immigrants to New York City

While politicians in the United States debate what to do with asylum seekers who cross the southern border, one Jewish organization in New York is committed to providing those who come to the Big Apple basic provisions of food, shoes and clothing.

For the last few weeks,


It’s Time

CCSA to host ‘Safeguarding Our Families: Confronting the Reality of Addiction in Our Community’ Sept. 18 in Teaneck.

“As the wife of an alcoholic I felt so lost and so alone. I had no one to talk to; I felt I had to protect my family’s privacy, and if I ever felt comfortable to


9/11 Ceremony Held at Newark International Airport

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) On Monday, Sept. 12, a 9/11 ceremony was held at the headquarters of Newark International Airport attended by Port Authority police and James Gill, general manager of New Jersey airports at the Port Authority, who served as the emcee of the program.

At the event, Gill


Mount Sinai in Washington Heights Launches First-Ever Shul Coworking Space

On September 8, dozens of Washington Heights professionals streamed into the social hall of Mount Sinai Jewish Center for the first day of “ShulWork,” a community coworking space serving the needs of local remote workers. Complete with fast wifi, charging stations, a “Zoom room” for private calls and a table with self-serve


Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies to Bring Dr. Nechumi Malovicki-Yaffe to YINR

Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies (WIJS) at Young Israel of New Rochelle is proud to present Dr. Nechumi Malovicki-Yaffe on Sunday, September 18 at 10 a.m. on Zoom. She will be the first speaker of the 2022-2023 season in the monthly scholarly programming offered by WIJS at YINR.


MK Nir Barkat Visits Rutgers Chabad

MK Nir Barkat believes he has an answer for the Palestinian problem, and it doesn’t involve a two-state solution or even a one-state solution.

Speaking September 12 before a small gathering of students and community members at Rutgers Chabad in New Brunswick, the former two-term mayor of


Tenafly Chabad Academy’s Sixth Graders Explore Stress

Tenafly Chabad Academy’s sixth graders explored the concept of stress with Lisa Donath, the director of Guidance. The students examined what causes stress, what stress feels like and different strategies in dealing with stress. After the discussion the middle schoolers created their own stress balls. Looking

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