Jerusalem Will Reinforce Its
Red Line on Munitions,
Hezbollah Threats Continue
(TIP)--Israeli officials say Jerusalem will enforce its long-established "red line" against any Syrian efforts to transfer advanced weapons, including portions of Damascus's chemical weapons arsenal, to Bashar al-Assad regime's Hezbollah allies.
Maaloula—Fifty-six kilometers from Damascus, high in the mountains, is the oldest Christian community in the world, where many residents still speak Aramaic. In the past years, Christian pilgrims from around the world came to explored its ancient sites and listened to the Christian liturgy preached in Aramaic in its churches. The village also played an
TEHRAN—Agence France Presse reports that Iran’s foreign minister has posted to Facebook to say Tehran condemns the World War II Nazi massacre of the Jews, a definite rebuke to former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. ‘We condemn the massacre of Jews by the Nazis, and we condemn the massacre of Palestinians by the Zionists,’ Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on
Yashar La Chayal volunteers in Israel packed over 1100 food packages for needy Israel Defense Forces soldiers and their families prior to Rosh Hashanah. This Yashar La Chayal project is dedicated to the memory of Ari and Sari Horowitz, victims of a tragic auto accident in East Brunswick just one year ago, and is funded by the Ari & Sari Horowitz Memorial
Teaneck—Local councilmember Yitz Stern introduced Governor Chris Christie to locals on a recent campaign visit to Teaneck. Stern is campaigning locally on Christie’s behalf and also works on two state groups concerning Holocaust education and Israel; he was appointed to both committees by the governor.
“I try to follow the Christie model,”
Teaneck, New Jersey- Areyvut’s Annual Erev Yom Kippur Chesed Program was held on September 13th in conjunction with the Teaneck Jewish Center. Children were given the opportunity to create chesed projects for those most in need. Projects included: writing letters to Israeli soldiers for Friends of the IDF, coloring challah covers,creating bookmarks for
Englewood—The Jewish Association for Developmental Disabilities (J-ADD), a non-profit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to helping all individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, will hold its Annual Walkathon on Sunday, October 6, 2013 , 9:00 a. m. (rain or shine) at the Englewood Boat Basin recreational area in Englewood, NJ.
Rockleigh—The Jewish Home Family will celebrate its 98th anniversary on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at The Rockleigh. The Family will honor one of the community’s most illustrious synagogues, Temple Emanu-El of Closter.
The synagogue’s commitment to the community begins with the leadership of Rabbi David-Seth Kirshner and the development of and
Fort Lee—On Tuesday, October 8th, at 12 Noon, at the Young Israel of Fort Lee, 1610 Parker Avenue, guest lecturer Rabbi Marvin Tokayer will present “Pepper, Silk and Ivory: The Exotic Jews of China, Japan and India.”
Rabbi Tokayer, a former U. S. Air Force Chaplain, was the rabbi of the Jewish community in Japan from 1968 to 1981. He is currently
Moshav Nahalal—(near Afula in the Southern Galil). Leket Israel, Israel’s national food bank, feeds over 140,000 needy Israelis weekly from produce grown in farms scattered throughout the land. On Sunday of Chol Hamoed, they will be hosting a Glean for the Needy event, where all are invited to help harvest vegetables from the Leket farm in Moshav Nahalal. As a
Kaplen JCC Photo Exhibit
The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will be featuring the photography of Teaneck resident Devorah Rosen Goldman in October in a one-woman show. “Everyday Israel: Through A Digital Lens” contains 28 black-and-white and color images capturing everyday cityscapes and landscapes throughout Israel. The community is invited to attend the
Teaneck—Representative Eric Cantor (R-VA) was hosted on Sunday morning by Drs. Mort & Esther Fridman in Teaneck. Representing Virginia’s 7th District, Eric Cantor has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2001. He was elected by his colleagues in the House to serve as the Majority Leader for the 112th and 113th Congresses.