Monday, March 27, 2023


Nachamu, Nachamu, Ima V’Abba

Teaneck—NechamaComfort is breaking the silence around pregnancy and baby loss in the Jewish community. Our community speaks with great candor about the shidduchcrisis, scores of young men and women, searching for years for their bashert, only to be met with disappointment and loneliness.

The subject is discussed from all angles, with the


YU Undergrads Selected for Advanced Biomedical Research Program at Einstein

New York Estee Robin of Fair Lawn, NJ, is one of 11 Yeshiva University undergraduates selected to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), an advanced biomedical research program at YU’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Directed by Dr. Victoria Freedman, Einstein’s associate dean for graduate programs in the


Household Tips: A Little Bit Of This; A Little Bit Of That

As an avid tip collector, I’d like to share some of my favorites.

Forget all the messy plastic bags that always regenerate under your sink. An empty tissue box keeps them neatly organized and ready for use.

Use a shower cap or recycle a plastic bag to wrap your shoes when traveling and preventing them from dirtying clothing packed in your



How much time do you spend looking for lost items?  After years of attempts on your own, make it happen by hiring a professional organizer.  Your dreams of living and working in an orderly, clutter-free environment will become your new reality.

Attempting to gain better control with more demands and less free time, manage your days and clear the


Israel’s Top Scientists Mentoring Talented Yu Undergrads

JERUSALEM—Yeshiva University (www.yu.edu) recently announced that 28 select undergraduate science majors from Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women have arrived in Israel to participate in the third “Summer Science Research Internship” program, a joint initiative with Bar-Ilan University (BIU) that will enable the students to gain hands-on experience in


Ma’ayanot Students Win Top Prize In Prestigious International Science Competition

Eight students enrolled in a sophomore science research class at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls in Teaneck, NJ secured a first place victory in the prestigious international Gildor Family Projects and Inventions Competition in Israel. The Gildor Family Projects and Inventions Competition, which is sponsored by the Israel Center for Excellence in


Leah Sokoloff Nursery Siddur Celebration

During our Graduation ceremony, each child in the Leah Sokoloff Nursery School of Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn was presented with an Art Scroll Children’s Siddur by the Wigod family in commemoration of the 10th yahrzeit of Cheryl Wigod, a”h. The nursery school, now in its 22nd year, was endowed by the Wigod family in memory of Cheryl Wigod’s mother, Leah


Mazal Tov to Yavneh Academy upon placing second in the Celebrate Israel 2013 Marching Contest.

Yavneh Academy will receive $500 towards the 2014 Parade Registration. Kol hakavod to Yavneh Academy parent Mrs. Debbie Hyman and her fantastic parade planning team and to all the faculty, staff, parents, volunteers, and students who made it happen!


A Special Sound of Music in Jerusalem

Jerusalem—Some of the world’s most beautiful music fills the air every week in Jerusalem—straight from the voices and guitars of high school boys to the hearts and souls of elderly dementia-sufferers. Whenever Boys Town Jerusalem students come to serenade the nearby Melabev Day Care Center, something special happens to both the young and the


Lander College for Women Joins NCSY Program

Kerhonkson, NY—Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW) will sponsor the opening Shabbat of the NCSY’s GIVE-USA, a travel camp focusing on acts of chessed, loving-kindness. The event, which takes place Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30, kicks off the four-and-half-week long camp, which takes place at the Hudson Valley


Project Hope Finishes Fourth Year at Noam

Paramus—Yeshivat Noam’s Project H.O.P.E. (Helping Organizations Provide Essentials),a Jewish Teen Philanthropy Program run by Areyvut, recently completed its fourth year.

During the program, grant and allocation process, the participants who are in 7 thgrade were involved in meaningful discussions and learned a great deal about how they


Seven Months Later, YU Students and Recent Graduates Continue Sandy Relief Efforts

New York—It has been more than seven months since Hurricane Sandy struck the greater New York region and some areas continue to suffer the storm’s ravaging effects. When ElanaPolster, a Presidential Fellow at Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future, heard that volunteers were still needed to assist in the recovery, she mobilized 10 students

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