Sunday, September 25, 2022

Community News

Yeshiva Boys Choir’s Yonatan Katz Guest Stars on “JM in the AM”

River Edge—Yonatan Katz, a seventh grader at RYNJ and Bergenfield resident, joined the Yeshiva Boys Choir 4½ years ago as its first Bergen County member (since then, six Bergen County residents have joined). Yonatan was recently a guest on Nachum Segal’s morning radio show, “JM in the AM.” Nachum interviewed him about his experiences in the choir, the amount


Underground Training Opens in Tenafly

Tenafly—Underground Training is a cutting edge, 2000-square foot, training studio located at 20 Chestnut Street. In a distraction free environment, Underground Training focuses on fitness and results by implementing scientific research-based training protocols, offering personal training, semi-private training and small group training. Services offered


NCSY’s Yarchei Kallah Comes to Teaneck This Weekend for Shabbat

This week, 313 public school teenagers from all over the United States and Canada are skipping the ski slopes and the Florida sun. Instead, they are spending part of their Christmas and New Year’s vacation learning Torah as part of NCSY’s annual Yarchei Kallah program. To cap-off the inspirational week, all the participants and staff members will be spending


Teaneck JNF Event Outstanding Success

A record number of attendees turned out to honor the recipients of the Circle of Excellence Awards and the Community Service Award tendered by the Teaneck Council of the Jewish National Fund. Raising over $200,000 for the Historic Sites Renovation Project at Gush Etzion Visitors’ Center and other JNF projects in Israel, Gush Mayor Davidi Perl and Shani


Heichal HaTorah Celebrates First Siyum With Music & Me

Three hundred people joined Heichal HaTorah for their first Siyum on Motzei Shabbos December 7, 2013.  Every student in the Yeshiva finished a perek of Gemara - some the third perek of Kidushin, others the fourth perek of Megillah. The special occasion was marked with words of inspiration by Rav Hershel Schachter, Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University.  Rav


A Different Kind of Simcha at Ateres Chaya

I usually come to Ateres Chaya, a grand simchahall located in the heart of Brooklyn, to sing at a wedding or a bar mitzvah, but on the 7th night of Chanukah, a different type of celebration took place. It was the annual OHEL Chanukah party, where OHEL staff, volunteers, individuals and board members all gather to celebrate together. It was truly an uplifting


Dirshu Completes Chelek Hei of Mishna Berurah

Dirshu’s Daf HaYomi B’Halacha program of daily Mishna Berurahlearning is completing chelek heiof the Mishna Berurah, the volume dealing with the laws of Pesachand the laws of Yom Tov. This milestone marks the beginning of the home stretch, the beginning of chelek vav, the final volume of Mishna


SSDS Commemorates Newtown Tragedy Through a Jewish Lens

Nearly one year to the day of the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn. that cost 20 children and six educators their lives, Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County was again awash in a sea of green and white.

Students stood in solidarity during morning tefilahwearing the school colors of the now leveled Sandy Hook Elementary School, just


2Gs Learn Via Expressive Art

Riverdale, NY—I am Second Generation (2G), a daughter of Holocaust survivors living in Englewood, and I am a firm believer in the notion that the expressive arts allow our subconscious thoughts and emotions become more perceptible, permitting thoughts and feelings to come to the surface. Expressive art helps us become aware of our deep-rooted anxieties and


Bris Avrohom: A Light Unto the Nations

Fair Lawn—This past Chanukah, Bris Avrohom placed 65 menorahs in public forums throughout the State of New Jersey. Included were many in Bergen County. At One Bergen County Plaza, in Hackensack, all county employees were invited to attend the menorah lighting ceremony. Hundreds of people showed up for the event.

The George Washington Bridge, the


Upcoming Young Israel of Fort Lee Event

Fort Lee—The Young Israel of Fort Lee invites the Bergen community to come to Saturday Night at the Movies, on December 17 where they will present the Soni Gold Memorial Film Festival sponsored by Aviva and Sol Graf. The evenings’ feature film is Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope, which tells the story of the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon. The movie


First Time Homebuyers Seminar - Dec. 18

Spend an evening at Dougies on Wednesday December 18, at 7:00 pm learning about the issues relating to your first home purchase. The presentation will be provided by David Siegel, HLO for Citibank, Marc Stein, Broker Owner Links Residential and Judah Fuld a local Real Estate Attorney.

The presentation will help the first time homebuyer in this process which

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