Saturday, June 03, 2023

Community News

Group From Estonia Visits Bris Avrohom in Hillside

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) Last week a group from Estonia came to celebrate Hakhel in the US. They arrived together with Rabbi Shmuel Kot, the shaliach from Estonia. They spent Shabbos at 770 in Crown Heights and visited the Ohel of the Rebbe. As part of their journey, they came to Hillside to hear words of inspiration.


Young Israel of Fort Lee to Honor Rabbi Zev and Dr. Michal Goldberg

(Courtesy of YI of Fort Lee) On Sunday, June 11, members and friends of the Young Israel of Fort Lee will gather for a festive gala brunch to honor and bid farewell to Rabbi Zev and Dr. Michal Goldberg. The Goldberg family will be moving to Bergenfield over the summer as they begin their new roles as the rabbi and rebbetzin of the Bais


Yom Yerushalayim Celebrated On the Upper West Side

On May 18, The Jewish Center of the Upper West Side in Manhattan hosted a Yom Yerushalayim celebration for the community. The event was sponsored by The Jewish Center, Congregation Ohab Zedek, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, West Side Sephardic Synagogue, Congregation Ohav Shalom, Manhattan Day School, Hudson Yards Synagogue, Congregation


Solve the Mystery of Mishlei and Much More: Lamdeinu Summer Semester to Begin June 1

(Courtesy of Lamdeinu) Join Lamdeinu beginning Thursday, June 1 and fill your summer days with Torah!

On Mondays, Dean Rachel Friedman will lead “Parshanut HaMikra: Sefer Bereishit - Blessing Yaakov and Esav” from 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. This class is open to women only, and will


Former Israeli Intelligence Official Briefs Communal Leaders at JCC on the Palisades

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) Avi Melamed, former Israeli intelligence official and the head of Israel-based think tank Inside the Middle East (ITME), briefed Jewish communal leaders on May 16 at the JCC on the Palisades about the current situation in the Middle East.


Nefesh B’Nefesh, Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, Jewish Agency for Israel Host Inaugural ‘Aliyah-In-One’ Day

The event, held in Teaneck, brought together under one roof all major aliyah agencies in order to streamline the aliyah process.

(Courtesy of NBN) Over 350 future olim attended an “Aliyah-In-One” Day event, hosted by Nefesh B’Nefesh, The Jewish Agency for Israel and Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, in


Highland Park’s Rav Eliyahu Tal Publishes Sefer, Gets Congrats From Mayor

It’s not an everyday thing that a busy congregational rav and father of five publishes a sefer that shares his experiences answering halachic inquiries and offering spiritual guidance to his shul members. So when a rav has put in the time, and completed such a publication, it is well worth public notice and some


Sefer Torah Repaired at YIOT


WTA Celebrates Decade of Excellence

(Courtesy of WTA) To celebrate its 10th year, Westchester Torah Academy, families and guests gathered together for the annual Shomrei Torah event. Different from other fundraising dinners, this evening was crafted specifically to celebrate valuable and meaningful moments that families have experienced over the


Ahavath Torah Englewood Daf Yomi Group Makes Siyum on Sotah

(Courtesy of Mike Dube) Three years ago when people thought the world was ending, a group of buddies from Englewood got together to mourn the loss of their friend Yossi Grunberg’s father, Irving Grunberg, z”l and created what is known today as the Grunberg minyan. The founding of this minyan re-energized many of its members and


Bergen Schools Unite in Song on Yom Yerushalayim

This year’s Inter School Choral Festival, Bergen County Sings ll, was held on Thursday, May 18. Last year’s event, which was held in Votee Park, was extremely successful, and while the organizers were hoping to go back to Votee, construction of the new bandshell is not yet completed,


In celebration of EMS Week, several of the local Teaneck rabbis shared words of praise about TVAC:

Rabbi Larry Rothwachs, Congregation Beth Aaron:

“The volunteers of TVAC have faithfully served our community with distinction and dedication for many decades. It goes without saying that any cause that is dedicated to the protection and preservation of life deserves the utmost attention and support. In

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