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Disabilities Conference Eyes ‘The Bigger Picture’

Tenafly—To mark Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion month, nine northern NJ service agencies collaborated to present their second annual conference entitled “The Bigger Picture” for parents and caregivers of those with disabilities. The session took place at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades this past Sunday.


Ma’ayanot to Celebrate 20th Anniversary Year at Annual Dinner

On Saturday evening, March 5, Ma’ayanot parents, students, alumnae and friends will gather at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck for Ma’ayanot’s annual dinner. This year’s dinner is unique in that it both marks the culmination of a year of celebrating Ma’ayanot’s 20th anniversary, and it is


Eagle Scout Troop 226 to Award TABC Teen with Eagle Scout Badge

On Sunday, February 28, the only Jewish-sponsored Boy Scout troop in Bergen County will award a local teen with the Eagle Scout Badge.

Avi Samuel, 18, a senior at Torah Academy of Bergen County, has been an active member of Troop 226 for over seven years and has been the troop’s senior patrol


A First-Hand Security Assessment of Israel’s Most Strategically Important Communities

On Sunday morning, February 7, an overflow crowd packed into the Englewood home of Eve and Heshy Feldman to hear representatives of One Israel Fund. Marc Provisor, Director of Security Projects, and Natalie Sopinsky, Director of Community Development, described what life is like on the front lines of


Yeshiva University’s GPATS to Host Feb. 28 Teaneck Yom Iyun

Yeshiva University’s Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies (GPATS) will host a women’s community Yom Iyun at Congregation Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Avenue, Teaneck, New Jersey, 07666 on February 28 from 9 a.m to 12 p.m. The day of learning will feature four shiurim about the upcoming Purim holiday and an introductory lecture on


Nachum Segal In Israel This Week On Jewish Unity Initiative


Teaneck Council Votes to Rezone 1500 Teaneck Road

The Teaneck Town Council recently voted to rezone the vacant property at 1500 Teaneck Road, which currently sits in a business residential zone, to allow multi-family housing.

BNE Real Estate, the developer, plans to turn the former Verizon building into a four-story apartment building


Seniors at a CareOne event at the JCC made hats for Presidents’ Day.


‘River Commons’ Apartment Complex Proposed at 746 Newbridge Road

A new property development application was turned in for River Commons, a new apartment complex located near the corner of Newbridge Road and River Road, at Teaneck’s border with New Milford and Hackensack. The Teaneck Board of Adjustment will discuss the application at its February 25 meeting. The property has already been zoned for


Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Hosts Saturday Night Zumba Fitness Party

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is holding a free, exhilarating, 75-minute Zumba-fest, for ages 12 and up, on Saturday, February 20, beginning at 7:30 p.m., featuring everything that makes Zumba the popular rage it is: exotic rhythms, high-energy Latin, international beats and easy-to-follow moves, where everyone in the community


Dessert Night at Chabad of Fort Lee

Sixty women gathered at Chabad of Fort Lee to celebrate the start of the Jewish month of Adar, the month of celebration and happiness. We enjoyed making truffles and a watching a dessert demo by the talented pastry chef, Benett Harmolin. For more info on our programs go to www.chabadfortlee.com.


Chesed Fair Introduces Families to Volunteer Opportunities

On Wednesday, February 10, Yeshivat Noam hosted a special chesed fair organized by Areyvut, a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading the values of chesed(kindness), tzedakah(charity) and tikkun olam(social action). The Chesed Fair offered students, parents and the broader

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