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Teaneck Together Hosts Event Of Unity and Community

This past Sunday was a truly special evening at the Jewish Center of Teaneck as the melodies of Simply Tsfat filled the air. Hailing all the way from Tsfat, Israel, the band brought a unique blend of spirituality and joy to our community. However, the concert was much more than just a musical performance; it was a profound expression of unity and togetherness.

The underlying goal of the concert was simple, yet powerful: to bring together the diverse Jewish community of Bergen County. And that is exactly what happened. Approximately 150 people representing a multitude of the shuls in Bergen County gathered under one roof for an afternoon of spiritual upliftment and camaraderie.

What was truly remarkable about the event was the sense of achdut that permeated the room. From the youngest attendees in their carriages to the elderly in wheelchairs, people from all walks of life came together as one. It was a beautiful display of how, regardless of our differences, we are all part of the same tapestry of humanity.

One of the most inspiring aspects of the concert was the warm and inclusive atmosphere that prevailed throughout the evening. Everyone, regardless of their background or religious affiliation, felt welcome and embraced by the community. It was a powerful reminder of the deep connection that we all share, both to each other and to Hashem.

Teaneck Together would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Jewish Center of Teaneck for opening their doors and hosting this event. It is because of their support that this was possible. The group also wishes to express its gratitude to Arzei Darom, Bais Menachem, Beth Aaron, Lev Le’Daas, Netivot, Ohr Saadya and Zichron Mordechai for their financial support, which helped keep the event extremely affordable for anyone who wanted to attend. A special thank you to Barbara, Marcia, Marjorie and Yael, who all volunteered to make this possible and who greeted everyone with warmth and kindness. Lastly, deep appreciation goes to each one of you who came out to be there. Without you the event would not have been the same.

As we continue on, let us all find a way to bring someone else closer, to reach out and take a hand, because when we are together and recognize that we are all under the umbrella of Hashem we are better. May we continue to come together in harmony and solidarity, drawing strength from our shared heritage and values.

To stay updated about future events, please visit TeaneckTogether.com and if you would like to be involved in bringing the community together please be in touch.


Dr. Josh Schwarzbaum is a transformative coach and a triple board certified physician in emergency medicine, addiction medicine and emergency medical services. You can learn more about him at www.healthyinside.net.

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