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Community News

Rinat and Beth Shalom to Hold Joint Pre-Pesach Beit Medrash Shiurim

On Shabbat, March 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm, two Teaneck area synagogues, Congregation Rinat Yisrael and Congregation Beth Sholom, will jointly hold a pre-Pesach Community Beit Midrash. The event will take place at Cong. Rinat Yisrael, 389 West Englewood Avenue, Teaneck, NJ.

This unique partnership will bring


Great News! Please Daven for Donny Hain (Doniel Naftali ben Reva Baila)

The Jewish Link of New Jersey has been informed that Donny Hain will be undergoing a kidney transplant tomorrow. The living donor is a member of the Teaneck Jewish community who found out about Donny's situation from


Chesed Fund Set Up for Shalom Yeladim Teachers Who Survived 60-Foot-Drop

Hackensack—Known to Shalom Yeladim students as Morah Lizzie and Morah Becca, Elizabeth Wolthoff, 23, and Rebecca Winslow, 25, both of Bergenfield, miraculously survived a shocking car accident late last week as Wolthoff’s car swerved away from a truck on Route 80’s Hackensack River Bridge. Her Toyota RAV4 went airborne as


JCC Metrowest to Host Purim Festivities

West Orange—During the week leading up to Purim, the Metrowest JCC will hold several events beginning with Family Fun Day on Sunday, March 1 from 10am to 11:30 in the Margulis Gymnasium. Special sports activities will be available, including a moon bounce, mini obstacle course, slides, tunnels and a special Tot Spot for children under 2.


JCC Dance Company Takes Master Classes with the New York City Rockettes

The JCC Dance Company at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades recently attended master classes with the famous New York City Rockettes, where they had the incredible opportunity to meet the dancers, take part in a question and answer session, and even enjoy a tour of Radio City. The school’s performance group dances in various venues


Rav Stav in Englewood: Explaining the Purpose of Tzohar

Englewood—Many members of the local Jewish community braved the snow and freezing temperatures to join Congregation Ahavath Torah’s Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi David Stav last Shabbos for three well-attended sessions. Rav Stav, as he is known, is the chief rabbi of the town of Shoham and co-founder and the chairman of Tzohar, the largest


Hundreds Attend 20th Annual Ben Zakkai Honor Society’s National Scholarship Reception

New York—The 20 thanniversary celebration of the Ben Zakkai Honor Society’s NCSY National Scholarship Reception was held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in downtown Manhattan on February 8. Two hundred guests attended as four former NCSY participants were welcomed into the prestigious honor society, and four awards were


YU’s RIETS Honors Communal Leaders and Educators at Annual Evening of Tribute

New York—Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), an affiliate of Yeshiva University, will celebrate dedicated leaders and educators of the Jewish community at its Annual Gala Evening of Tribute on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. The dinner will honor the memory of Herb Smilowitz, z”l, as well as


Chai Riders Motorcycle Club Meets at Dougie’s in Teaneck

Members of Chai Riders, the Jewish motorcycle club, braved reports of snow and freezing temperatures to meet in Teaneck last week. Members are from throughout the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area with a heavy concentration in Bergen County.

Chai Riders, in its 15 thyear, promotes


Rabbi Moshe Weinberger to Give Inspirational Shiur at Bnai Yeshurun

Teaneck—Every time Daniel Gibber listens to Rav Moshe Weinberger speak, he is “moved” in a positive way to try to be a better Jew. “I found myself getting into numerous deep conversations about God and Yiddishkeit with a very close friend of mine with whom I and two of our sons have the privilege to learn. He suggested that


Ahavat Achim of Fair Lawn Celebrates 32nd Gala Dinner

Fair Lawn—Two couples will be the recipients of first-time awards at the 32 ndannual Journal Dinner of the Ahavat Achim Orthodox Congregation of Fair Lawn March 1.

Sheree and Hazkiel Kor will receive the Ahavat Achim Community Service Award and Arielle and Jonathan


Director to Join Teaneck Screening/Discussion of Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation

Teaneck—Gloria Z. Greenfield’s third film, Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation, will be screened on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Teaneck Cinemas (503 Cedar Lane).

In only 65 minutes, the viewer comes to understand who the Jews are to the land of Israel and what the land of Israel

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