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New Kollel With a Twist Opens in Fair Lawn

What began four months ago as a limited limud program in anticipation of the High Holidays has morphed into a non-traditional kollel that is steadily picking up steam. The founder and man behind the concept, Isaac Tzahi Cohen, has a unique background himself. An Israeli who served in the IDF, he grew in his religiosity

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Donation of Oranges Brings Florida Sunshine To JFSCNJ Food Pantry

(Courtesy of JFSCNJ) Kathy Fernandez, JFSCNJ Charlotte Shak Kosher Food Pantry Coordinator, received a surprise phone call earlier this week from Christopher Rueda of Truck and Go LLC of Roselle Park that resulted in a donation of 54 cases of oranges. Christopher contacted his company for advice when he realized he had a

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Three Vehicles Stolen in Teaneck This Week

Several Teaneck residents shared on social media on Tuesday, Jan. 24 that they had cars broken into and stolen the previous night, either late Monday or early Tuesday. The victims reported that a group of criminals were searching for unlocked car doors in the northwest section of Teaneck. According to a statement from the

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Congregation and Yeshiva Heichal Moshe Host Annual Melave Malka

A special shul, Congregation and Yeshiva Heichal Moshe, also known as Rabbi Vorhand’s shul, held its annual melave malka benefit. The event was led by Rabbi Vorhand and Rebbetzin Sara Shulevitz Vorhand with honorees Shelly and Fran Fine and Mr. and Mrs. Shy Yellin, and guest speaker Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser.

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Westchester Day School Builds On Innovative Tuition Model To Benefit More Families

For the past 75 years, Westchester Day School has provided a premier educational product to all families, regardless of financial need. Westchester Day School believes that all students should have access to the benefits of a best-in-class Westchester Day School education—from a learning center staffed by experts who

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Orthodox Union Tehillim and Chizuk Calls Thrive

Weekday sessions offer daily dose of inspiration, prayer and unity.

(Courtesy of OU) In March 2020, the Orthodox Union began offering Tehillim and chizuk calls as a response to feelings of isolation during COVID. Run every day Monday to Thursday, the goal was to bring

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SCN Training Explains Surviving Hostage Situations

The Secure Community Network (SCN), in conjunction with the Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, held a webinar on January 19, “Surviving Hostage Situations,” detailing what to do (and what not to do) to increase people’s

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Three Vehicles Stolen in Teaneck This Week

Several Teaneck residents shared on social media on Tuesday, Jan. 24 that they had cars broken into and stolen the previous night, either late Monday or early Tuesday. The victims reported that a group of criminals were searching for unlocked car doors in the northwest section of Teaneck. According to a statement from the Teaneck Police Department, the owners of the

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East Brunswick Shuls Gather for Yashar LaChayal

A large crowd gathered for a great cause and a healthy dose of humor at the Seventh Annual Wine and Food Tasting Experience last week at the Young Israel of East Brunswick (YIEB). Co-sponsored by the East Brunswick Jewish Center (EBJC) Mitzvah Corps and the YIEB, the event was held to raise funds in

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Sen. Schumer Secures $1.5M for YU Renovations

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) The vaulted ceilings and towering stained glass windows of Yeshiva University’s Lamport Auditorium have changed little since the days when talmidim would assemble to hear Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik deliver his major public lectures to packed audiences.

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Lamdeinu’s Spring Semester Begins January 23rd

(Courtesy of Lamdeinu) Lamdeinu is so excited to announce our new spring schedule of classes and programs! Please mark your calendars to resume your favorites and to join our special new offerings.

Lamdeinu’s schedule kicks off on Monday January 23 with Dean Rachel

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Friends of the Bergenfield Library Donate Children’s Room Murals and More in 2022

(Courtesy of Bergenfield Library) Through membership fees, contributions,and fundraisers, the Friends of the Bergenfield Library organization has raised thousands of dollars to purchase essential equipment and acquire specialized materials to enhance the patron’s library experience. For more than 60 years,

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