Saturday, June 03, 2023

Community News

Yavneh Creates Task Force to Improve Bus Safety and Communication

The wheels on the bus go round and round.But what happens if those wheels are steered in the wrong direction, or if one of those wheels stops working when bringing children to or from school? After a bus transporting children to Yavneh Academy in Paramus took the wrong route last month, leaving parents anxiously awaiting


Teaneck Care One Joins Challah Bake

Care One at Teaneck hosted A Great Big Challah Bake of their own on Thursday, October 22 with their residents and community members. Assistant Administrator Jessica Hoffman gave a short history on challah and the Shabbat Project and then residents got to work shaping their dough.


OHEL Holds Challah Bake in Honor of Shabbos Project

On Thursday, October 22, OHEL staff and clients joined thousands of women across the world in preparation for this year’s Global Shabbos Project. A group of women gathered in the home of OHEL Event Coordinator Meital Fishhaut and spent an evening baking challahs in preparation for Shabbat. Chanie, who lives in an OHEL


Tenth Teaneck Film Festival Includes Films of Jewish Interest

Once again, the Teaneck International Film Festival, to run November 5-8, 2015, will include films of Jewish interest that will be shown throughout the day on Sunday, November 8, at Teaneck Cinemas, the Puffin Cultural Forum, and Temple Emeth. The complete schedule is online at www.teaneckfilmfestival.org. Tickets may be


Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation Commemoration

21st Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation Commemoration on the Yahrzeit of Rachel Imeinu. RCRF distinguished group of honorees posed behind the delicious cake which is donated annually by Presser’s Bakery of Avenue M in Brooklyn.

(left to right) Lila Shleifstein and daughter Esther


Fifth Graders Stage Carnival to Benefit Tomchei Shabbos

Bergenfield—During the Sukkot vacation, and in the weeks following, young ladies in the Bergenfield area found opportunities to involve themselves and their friends in community activities. On Sunday October 18, Elisheva Kelsen and Mali Epstein, two fifth graders at the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, reached


Yeshiva University to Hold Yitzhak Rabin 20th Anniversary Retrospective

Yeshiva University’s Center for Israel Studies will host an academic conference for all audiences to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s death, on Sunday, November 1, at YU’s Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY.

Titled “Yitzhak Rabin: Twenty


Jewish National Fund Announces Bruce Pomerantz as New President of the Northern New Jersey Board of Directors

Jewish National Fund (JNF) is pleased to announce that Bruce Pomerantz has been named president of the Northern New Jersey Board of Directors. Pomerantz’s appointment comes at a critical time in Israel’s history, when support for Israel is as crucial as ever and JNF’s lay leadership and professional team are diligently


Black Box Studio’s New Performing Arts Center Opens in Teaneck

Teaneck—Black Box Studios, which has been providing innovative, collaborative theater workshops and performances for ages five to adult since 2007, is set to open its new performing arts center in the West Englewood section of Teaneck, at 200 Walraven Drive just off Palisade Avenue. The venue will house theater


AABJ&D Continues Jubilee Celebration with JHS Lecture Series

West Orange—As part of its Jubilee year celebration, Congregation AABJ&D, in conjunction with the Jewish Historical Society of Newark, will be hosting a lecture series detailing the history of the Jewish community in Newark and surrounding Essex county. The first lecture will be held on November 4, when Warren Grover,


B’nai Shalom Offers Special Rate for Spacious Catering Hall

B’nai Shalom of West Orange has always been a warm and vibrant home to a growing and ever-changing Jewish community. The synagogue is known for its dynamic rabbi, beautiful and meaningful services and learning groups. B’nai Shalom has, for many years, boasted one of the most spacious catering halls in the surrounding


Suburban Torah to Run Science and Music Class for Babies and Toddlers

A new program for babies and toddlers at the Iris Berman Early Childhood Center of Suburban Torah Synagogue in Livingston will combine the best of Mommy & Me and the excellence of the preschool.

Called Babyccino, the class will feature music, movement and science—yes, science—lessons for the youngest

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