Sunday, June 04, 2023

Community News

Bob Klapisch to Talk Baseball at Congregation Beth Aaron

The Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Aaron in Teaneck is presenting Bob Klapisch, baseball columnist for The Record, on Sunday, February 7, at 9:30 a.m. Bob will preview the 2016 baseball and discuss the Yankees’ offseason moves, the Mets’ chances of returning to the World Series and the Hall of Fame vote. He also will take


Yavneh Academy Celebrates Annual Dinner

On Saturday evening, January 16, nearly 600 attendees gathered at the Marriott Glenpointe in Teaneck for Yavneh Academy’s 73rd annual dinner.

Guests gathered to celebrate the school and to pay homage to this year’s honorees—Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera, Community Service


Driver Charged in Death of Orthodox Jewish Highland Park Boy

Highland Park—A 21-year-old Piscataway man has been charged in the death of a six-year-old Highland Park resident who was killed in a car accident Shabbos afternoon as he walked to a local synagogue with his mother and a classmate.

Chaim Kraus was with his mother, Rochie Kraus, on Raritan


Daughters of Israel Staff Join Winter Coat Drive

Dr. Joshua Schor, medical director at Daughters of Israel, and Eve Goldberg, director of the women’s league at Daughters of Israel, were instrumental in helping to ensure that those in need this season received warm winter coats. Goldberg, a Livingston resident, was closely following the Livingston Coat Drive story in the West Essex


Chabad of West Orange to Host Inclusion Shabbat

All are invited to join Chabad of West Orange on Friday night, February 5, for Shabbat Shalem, A Shabbat of Inclusion and Awareness, during Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month. The special guest speaker will be Avi Golden, who will speak on the topic of aphasia. Leslie Starr will give a dvar Torah on the weekly


West Orange Raises Funds to Distribute Armored Vests

One Israel Fund is pleased to announce the successful culmination of the October reception hosted by Andrea and Bryan Bier of West Orange. Funds raised from the West Orange community were allocated towards armored vests for the civilian security chiefs in Judea and Samaria.



Chabad to Begin New JLI Course

The newest six-week course from the Jewish Learning Institute, titled “The Jewish Course of Why,” will be beginning at various Chabad locations shortly.

The topics of this course span a diverse range, from fun, light and off-the-beaten-track questions to more complex and controversial issues. Ever


Elmora Hills Minyan Holds 2nd Annual Tu B’Shvat Women’s Seder

Synagogue members Mavis Rosenstein, Jeri Bergman, Dvorah Preil, Barbara Rubin, Rebbetzin Yael Bleicher, Shari Bloomberg and Hindy Hecht—members of the EHM Sisterhood—at the 2nd annual Tu B’Shvat women’s seder, held on Tuesday, January 12.


Hilton Hotels and Sanzari Enterprises Develop at Teaneck’s Glenpointe Site

Teaneck—Development has become a buzzword in Teaneck, synonymous with growth and progress. Whether residential or commercial, development has long been recognized by the Teaneck town council as a necessary focus to safeguard the economic future of the town.

The construction of a


Tweets Cast Unwanted Focus on Fair Lawn’s Tight-Knit Community

Fair Lawn—A 16-year-old student at Fair Lawn High School, who was questioned by school administrators last week regarding whether she cyber-bullied a classmate, became the focus of worldwide attention, causing Fair Lawn High School’s administrators, school board, police and community institutions to review


TABC Celebrates With Record-Breaking Annual Dinner

“Feel the warmth.” Anyone who has had the opportunity to spend some time in TABC is immediately struck by the warmth that permeates the building. The relationships between faculty and students, and internally between students of all grades, is something very unique and special about the yeshiva. This


Expression Through Art for Individuals With Special Needs

The Jewish Association for Developmental Disabilities presents “Expression Through Art: A Paint Night for Individuals With Disabilities.” J-ADD is a Jewish organization that helps serve the Jewish community and individuals with developmental disabilities. This event is held for individuals with special needs, ages 16 and up, as

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