Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Community News

Darchei Noam Annual Dinner Honorees and Award Recipients


Hundreds Blow Shofars to Protest Jewish BDS Groups

On Monday, May 11, 2015, a rally sponsored by several Jewish activist organizations was held in front of the UJA/Federation building in Manhattan, to protest the UJA’s sponsoring of organizations that boycott Israeli products. About 200 protesters carrying signs against the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement heard


World of Wings Site on Windsor Road Sold to Avalon Bay Communities

Teaneck—Avalon Bay Communities was invited to give a presentation at the Teaneck Council meeting last Tuesday, regarding their pending purchase of World of Wings to develop the property for rental apartment living. The sale is contingent on the rezoning of the property.

Representatives from


Northern New Jersey’s Daniella Grodko and Jonathan Katz Among Yeshiva University’s Valedictorians

New York—More than 600 students from Yeshiva University’s undergraduate schools received their degrees at YU’s 84th Commencement exercises, held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on May 17. Nine of the students were honored with the designation of valedictorian for their outstanding academic


Scenes From Yeshivat Noam’s Color Run


Dinner Celebrates Rabbi and Rebbetzin Neuburger for 25 Years at Congregation Beth Abraham

In 1990, Bergenfield’s Jewish landscape looked quite different than today. 2015’s vibrant, active community, a place of spiritual growth and aspirations, with advanced learning going on late into the night, is a hallmark of Bergenfield and its many Orthodox residents, minyanim and shuls. The original shul and now one of several


The Shabbat Valedictorian: Don Greenberg’s Kiddush Hashem at Binghamton

When Jewish high school juniors start compiling their college lists, one of the schools that often makes an appearance is Binghamton University. Boasting a population that many say is “30 percent Jewish” (high by college standards), it is considered to be a solid choice for students from public schools, Jewish day schools and


Teaneck’s Yitz and Gilla Stern, Others, to Be Honored at Kerem B’Yavneh Dinner

The American Friends of Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh will celebrate its 45 thAnnual Dinner on Wednesday evening, June 3, 2015 in the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, in Lower Manhattan. The Yeshiva will pay tribute to three distinguished couples who have achieved prominence in various endeavors of


The Emerging Iran Nuclear Deal: Finding Out the Facts and Impacting the Outcome

With the barrage of differing opinions presented in the media, citizens are left concerned and confused about the emerging Iran Nuclear Deal. How will it affect the security of Israel, America, the Gulf region and our allies? Why is there such a vast disconnect between Israel, our Arab Allies, the U.S Congress and the


Suburban Torah Hosts Shavuot Scholar in Residence

Livingston—The Synagogue of the Suburban Torah will be hosting scholar-in-residence Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin during the Shavuot weekend. He will be speaking over Shabbat as well as during the Tikkun Leil Shavuot and on the first day of Shavuot during davening. Director of Education for International NCSY, Rabbi Bashevkin received his smicha



Maayan Holds Inaugural Shabbat Services

Maayan is a group of individuals and families in West Orange who have joined together to build a spiritual, halachic, inclusive and inspiring Jewish community. An Open Orthodox shul, Maayan blends observance of ritual traditions with inclusiveness


PJ Library Goes to JCC Day Camp!

West Orange, NJ—JCC MetroWest’s Early Childhood Camp and Camp Deeny Riback will be receiving 25 books from PJ Library, a program within the Harold Grinspoon Foundation for the summer of 2015. More than 50 camps are receiving these books this summer for use by campers ages 4 through 8 to enhance Jewish literacy in JCC

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