By Mitchell First
The name “ישרון” appears three times in the Torah, all in the book of Devarim: 1) “Yeshurun got fat and kicked,” (32:15) 2) “There was a king in Yeshurun,” (33:5) and 3) “There is no one like the God of Yeshurun,” (33:26).
In Yerushalayim, we marvel at the remains of 2,000-year-old structures from the time of the second Beit Hamikdash. We pray at the Kotel HaMa’aravi, the Western retaining wall of Har Habayit, built by King Herod. In Hevron though, we are witness to a complete structure from the time of the second Beit HaMikdash,
As of Thursday of this week, The Humble Toast and La Cucina di Nava are officially under new ownership, purchased by a group of investors from previous owner Shalom Yehudiel.
The Rabbinical Council of Bergen County (RCBC) put out a statement approving the change of ownership and indicating its continued kashrut supervision
Your story this past week about the impending aliyah and marriage (Double Mazel Tov!!) of Michelle and Tzvi who have faced special challenges throughout their lives was heartwarming, and even further endeared them to all who know them (“Teaneck’s Styler Family Preps for Aliyah,” August 18, 2022). We all pray that
As New Jersey’s economy continues to roar back from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, about 150 business leaders joined local, state and federal legislators as the New Jersey Jewish Business Alliance (NJJBA) celebrated those whose guidance helped put the state back on the road to recovery.
(Courtesy of Rep. Josh Gottheimer) U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) at Congregation Bnai Yeshurun in
Incumbent Councilman Keith Kaplan has filed petitions from all 23 of Teaneck’s election districts to run for reelection in the November 8 election. The
(Courtesy of YU) As the flagship Jewish university, Yeshiva University is proud to have educated so many of today’s teachers, rabbis and spiritual leaders. But it gives us even more joy when these educators return to Yeshiva University to guide and train our students—the next generation of teachers, rabbis and
(Courtesy of Cong. Shomrei Torah) Congregation Shomrei Emunah in Englewood held its second Tisha B’Av children’s program for students in grades two to five. Led by Associate Rabbi Shlomo Hyman, the children were engaged in learning, crafts projects and a video presentation. Dr. Arthur Schwartz, president of the shul,
Livingston Police officers play basketball with children with special needs at Friendship Circle Camp.
(Courtesy of FC) Police are about to descend on LifeTown in Livingston. They will not be executing any search warrants. Rather, on Thursday, August 25, they’ll be playing basketball with
Nearly 50 concerned parents, grandparents and other community members gathered in a Highland Park home earlier this month to learn from Teach NJ about how a strong, engaged constituency can get involved and advocate for government funding for yeshivas and day schools.
(Courtesy of StandWithUs) The StandWithUs 2022-23 Kenneth Leventhal High School Interns in New Jersey are Abigail Kushman, Tenafly High School; Ellie Weisberg, Frisch School; Gabriel Silverstein, Princeton High School; Rebecca Sclove, Princeton Day School; Raimee Schanzer, Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School For Girls; Sara