Tuesday, July 14, 2020


The Therapy Gym’s Tips for Tots

There are so many benefits to therapy in the water. Aquatic therapy is great for kids who have both low and high muscle tone. It is a great way to work on strengthening muscles without straining the joints. It’s also calming for kids with sensory integration disorder and can be organizing for kids who seek input. You can


Class Trip

Part 2

During the night, a frightful turn in the weather took place. Unexpectedly, 18 inches of wet snow fell and, along with high winds, blew snow drifts over the narrow roads of the Laurentides. The effective result of this snowstorm was to block all the roads to and from



Mazal tov to Michael and Jennifer Wiederkehr and Elie and Vivi Rosenfeld on the engagement of their children Ariella to Jacob!



Mazel tov Eitan Mensh on your 8th grade graduation. We are so proud of you! We wish you much success in High School. 

Love, Mommy, Daddy and Akiva


Bar Mitzvah

Mazal tov to JLNJ Publisher Moshe and Dena Kinderlehrer on the bar mitzvah of their son Eyal!


Mazal tov to Adam and Renee Becker on the bar mitzvah of their son Noam!




Mazal tov to Michael and Amy Wildes of Englewood on the birth of a granddaughter, born to their children Josh and Vicky Wildes.

 Mazal tov to Andrea and Yosef Nissel on the birth of a grandson, born to their children Atara and Jonathan Chesir.



Mazal tov to Risa Lefkowitz and Al Sarasohn on their recent marriage!


Between Me and Me

Okay, I’ll admit it: I talk to myself. I am literally talking to myself right now as I plan this article. And why shouldn’t I? I like me! I make me laugh.

Sure, some people think it’s weird. When I tell people that I talk to myself, they give me a look, like they think I put on a trench coat, get


Blintz Bubbe-Meise

Are blintzes inherently Jewish?

Most scholars agree that “blintz” is a Yiddish term or at least is derived from a similar Yiddish term, “blintse.” For this reason alone, blintz is inherently Jewish because Yiddish itself is inherently Jewish. And how do we know that Yiddish is inherently


Remembering the Past

Part III

(continued from last week)

In the office of Philipp Brothers where I worked for 36 years, starting right out of college in 1949, until I took early retirement in 1985, unfortunately, we had some executives who objected to my department “becoming a


Heal the World and Bring Peace

Hammering hatred happens and heals the world when you hug happy and hopeful humans.

Fighting cannot force out violence but understanding each other will form friendships and unite.

The process of promises and positivity can achieve peace.


Helping, Menorah Style

Hey, kids, should your parents take a test to make sure they know what they are doing? Maybe a few times a year they should spend a week studying, reading and memorizing facts and vocabulary words like “yes” and “whatever you want!” Maybe they would remember what it’s like to be in school again. Sound good? Well, unfortunately,