Friday, May 20, 2022

Community News

Garden Club of Teaneck Annual Sale Is On!

The Garden Club of Teaneck’s annual sale is April 29 through May 15. Weekends: 9-5. Weekdays: 11-6. The greenhouse entry is between 296 and 298 Lindbergh Blvd in Teaneck.

Mother’s Day plants, hanging baskets, annuals, perennials, veggies, herbs, container plant arrangements, houseplants etc.


JCC MetroWest to Hold Concert For Ukraine, This Sunday, May 1

The JCC MetroWest Chamber Music Concert Series will present Viano String Quartet and Roberto Diaz for a special concert in support of Ukraine on Sunday, May 1, at 4 p.m. at the Maurice Levin Theater

All ticket revenue will be contributed to the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest Ukraine Emergency


JFCS Corner Market Food Pantry Is a Finalist For the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Grant Program

(Courtesy of JFCS) Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey (JFCS) is a finalist for the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant program! This annual, nationwide grant program provides funding for community organizations working to provide support for their neighborhoods. This is State Farm’s 100th


‘Ill-Suited’ Student Referendum Targeting Caterpillar Is Rejected by Princeton University

Because of a lack of consensus on campus and the issue being “ill-suited” to be decided by vote, Princeton University will take no action on a student referendum calling on it to stop using Caterpillar machinery for its campus construction projects because the company’s equipment is used by Israel against Palestinians.


RPRY Partners With Shuls to Hold Prospective Family Shabbaton, May 13-15

Volunteer leaders at the Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva in Edison were considering creative ways to recruit new students by engaging with families not yet affiliated with the school. And they came up with an approach that not only benefits the school but also the broader Jewish community around it.


What’s New This Week At Lamdeinu?

(Courtesy of Lamdeinu) On Thursday May 5, Lamdeinu will offer a special Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration for women in honor of Israel’s 74 thanniversary. The program will begin at 9 a.m. with tefillah and Hallel chagigit led by Dr. Ann Shinnar. At 10:30 a.m. shirei Eretz Yisrael will be sung and led by professional artist Dr.


Cross River Supports American Veterans With Heroes to Heroes Program

(Courtesy of Cross River Bank) Cross River Bank (“Cross River”), a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, announced its support of Heroes to Heroes, a foundation that offers spiritual healing and peer support for combat veterans of all faiths and backgrounds who are suffering from


Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest Honors Community Leaders

(Courtesy of Jewish Federation of MetroWest) Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ honored community leaders for their exceptional leadership during these unprecedented times. The event, “A Special Night of Gratitude,” was held at Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell. It was attended by nearly 300 people,


Gottheimer Visits Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) As the community began celebrating Passover, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky and Rabbi Mendel Zaltzman at Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn to wish them a happy Passover and to discuss important issues affecting the Jewish community in North Jersey. At Bris


Riverdale Community Supports and Grieves With Israel

Dozens of people of all faiths and from Riverdale’s many different synagogues gathered before Pesach to show their support for Israel, and to grieve the Israeli citizens murdered and injured in terror attacks by Palestinians in Be’er Sheva, Tel Aviv, Hadera and elsewhere.


JOFA, YCT Cut Ties With Therapist; Issue Apologies

After an April 11 essay by Bat Sheva Marcus titled “A New Victorianism,” was published in Tablet Magazine, public statements from organizations and individuals began circulating online, primarily because in the essay Marcus presented herself as a victim who had been wrongly accused of sexual harrassment by an unnamed former executive


Bruriah Middle School Sixth Grade Celebrates Kindness Klub

Bruriah Middle School’s wonderful sixth grade has completed three weeks of their Kindness Klub! The girls spent the last three weeks putting much thought and effort into doing kind deeds, empowering themselves to look inward and focus on their own kind attributes and pass those on to others. The girls kept track of their kindness

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