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Young Israel of Teaneck’s 16th Annual Dinner Honors Zomicks and Lowes

Teaneck—Rachelle and Mark Zomick are this year’s guests of honor at the Young Israel of Teaneck 16 thannual dinner. Tamar and Matt Lowe as recipients of the Charlie Gartenberg Memorial Service Award. The dinner is scheduled for Saturday Night February 14, 2014 at Keter Torah in Teaneck.

Rachelle and Mark Zomick have called


Transitions: Oil Paintings by Judith Brice

Waltuch Art Gallery: February 4-27

Meet the Artist Reception: Thursday, Feb 5, 6 p.m.

Transitions,an exhibition of abstract expressionist oil paintings by Judith Brice, will be on display during the month of February


Annual Rinat Dinner to Be Held February 21

Teaneck—The annual Rinat Dinner will take place this year on Saturday evening, February 21, 2015, at Congregation Keter Torah. The guests of honor will be Barbara and Simcha Hochman, Joey and Sandra Greenberg will be presented with the Sruli Guttman Service Award, and Jennifer and Aaron Hoffer will receive the


The Largest Photo Ever Taken by Human Technology

(Ed. note: The person who corrected Hubble’s lens so that photographs like these can be taken is a French Holocaust survivor, Phil Pressel, who retired to San Diego and wrote his memoirs, They Are Still Alive. To watch the animation and see the mind-boggling photo that underscores the majesty of Hashem’s Maaseh Bereishis,


Leading Gedolim Convene at Home of Vizhnitzer Rebbe in Bnai Brak to Support Dirshu

The first kinnusof the Nesius of Dirshu’s Daf HaYomi B’Halacha program was a demonstration of how important it is for every Jew to undertake the daily learning of halacha. It is so important that senior Gedolei Yisrael, Roshei Yeshiva and Admorim led by the centenarian Rosh Yeshiva, Rav Aharon Leib


Lamdeinu Launches Spring Semester of Learning in Teaneck

Teaneck–The spring semester of Lamdeinu, the new center in Teaneck for adult Jewish learning, begins this week, as the enthusiastic reviews on the summer and fall semesters continue to pour in. Teaneck resident Rachel Friedman, dean of Lamdeinu, told JLNJ, “We had a really awesome launch this summer, followed by an


Ronnie Stern, Bar-Ilan’s New American Friend’s Chief

From the first time he stepped onto the Bar-Ilan University (BIU) campus almost 50 years ago as part of his bar mitzvah celebration in Israel, Ronnie Stern knew that Bar-Ilan and its American Friends would always play an important part of his life and that of his family.  When he was recently elected as the new President of the


There’s the Rockets’ Red Glare, Bombs Bursting in Air; And in Tel Aviv, They’re Singing Yiddish Songs

Teaneck—When Zalmen Mlotek and his family planned their annual trip to Israel, no one expected rockets to be flying over Tel Aviv. The trip was about bringing Yiddish music and song to students at The Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Sum­mer Program at Tel Aviv University (TAU). Zalmen, who has been doing it for several years, was invited once


TBO 9/10 Team Starts Summer Strong

The Teaneck Baseball Organization 9/10 summer travel team is off to roaring start. The team is made up of 11 well rounded and talented players representing the communities various Jewish day schools. These 11 players have been working  very hard- devoting most of their summer afternoons and Sundays playing travel baseball. The team started off the regular


Dr. Bernard Lander’s Fourth Yahrzeit

New York—The Touro College community gathered at Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim recently to commemorate the fourth yahrtzeit of Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, founder and first president of the Touro College and University System.

Dr. Lander was a Jewish activist and scholar who developed Touro College into the venerable and successful institution it is today, with 32


Ralph Sigurd Blumenthal (1923-2014)

Born in Hamburg, Germany, his good looks and non-Jewish features enabled him to acquire food and coal to help support his family during Hitler’s early days. After Kristallnacht, he was smuggled out of the country, leaving behind his parents whom he would never see again.

In 1941, at the age of 18, he arrived in the U.S. and lived in Washington Heights with


Ma’ayanot Scholarship Dinner March 8

Teaneck—On Saturday evening, March 8 th, Ma’ayanot parents, students, alumni, and friends will gather at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck for Ma’ayanot’s Annual Scholarship Dinner where they will pay tribute to five extraordinary honorees.

Mark and Bracha Bluman are being honored with the Keter Shem Tov Award for their unyielding commitment

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