“History replays itself, and today, on Yom HaShoah, we must understand that the events leading up to the murder of six million Jews during the Holocaust are happening once again at this very moment,” declared Svetlana Kharkovsky, 68, of Brooklyn, as she stood amidst several hundred people who gathered outside the Iranian mission to the United Nations in midtown
Englewood — The Board of Adjustment recently dismissed Rabbi Shmuley Boteach”s proposal to turn a carriage house on his property into a synagogue. Boteach attorney Scott B. Piekarsky had amended the original proposal of converting a caretaker”s home into a 37-seat synagogue and having the primary residence designated as a parsonage in favor of a 10 to 12 seat
The Teterboro Aircraft Noise Abatement Advisory Committee was established on February 26, 1987. The main purpose of the committee was to establish a meaningful dialogue between the airport community and the residential communities surrounding Teterboro Airport. The primary goal was to enhance the quality of life of the residents of local communities, while insuring the
Jewish life returned to Oswiecim, Poland, also commonly known as Auschwitz—when dozens of young people from across Poland who recently discovered their Jewish roots came together for a Shabbat educational seminar. The gathering was organized by the Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel in commemoration of the revival of Jewish life in Poland. “Our aim is to underline the
Camp HASC is often called ‘Heaven on Earth,’ an appellation it received for good reason. When a camper enters her gates, they are whole, worthy and perfect. They are able, free and welcome. Camp HASC is a place that sees each person for what they can do, for what they can accomplish and for who they are.
With over 300 campers, ranging in age from 3 to over
ADANA, Turkey — The Turkish newspaper Radikal reports that 70% percent of teachers and students in Adana think that if the opportunity presents itself, some Jews, Greeks, and Armenians in Turkey would cause harm to the country. The survey, conducted by the Education and Science Workers’ Union (Egitim-Sen), polled 800 teachers and 1,066 students from various middle
The JESC Breakfast will take place Sunday, April 21st , 9:30 a.m. at Congregation Keter Torah 600 Roemer Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Chani and Laurent Bensimon will be honored. They are members of the Separdic minyan at Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood. Chani grew up in Riverdale, NY, graduating from Frisch, and earning a degree in communications from
An urgent letter from UN Watch was sent to UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova, demanding immediate action to stop Hamas from bulldozing a 3000-year-old Gaza harbor for use as a terrorist training camp. The destruction was reported by Al Monitor Palestine Pulse. A copy was also sent to EU foreign minister Catherine Ashton calling on the EU to take
The Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey’s annual Scholarship Reception will take place on Sunday April 21st at 5:30pm at RYNJ, 666 Kinderkamack Rd, River Edge NJ. The Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey is committed to giving a rich Torah and secular education taught with love, understanding and dedication. This commitment means that it opens its doors to all children
Pope Francis acknowledged Jews during the open-air Mass that formally installed him as pontiff.
Francis began his homily by greeting the Catholic dignitaries and faithful in the huge crowd that crammed St. Peter’s Square and the surrounding area. He thanked “representatives of the other Churches and ecclesial communities, as well as the representatives of
One Israel Fund will be celebrating its 19th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Monday Night, April 22nd in New York City at 360, a venue at 10 Debrosses Street in NYC at 6 p.m. The honorees are Sharon and Alan Shulman; Donna and Steven Gormley, Craig Dershowitz, Alysa and Bernard Alexander and Ester and Avi Bohorodzaner.
One Israel Fund is dedicated to supporting
Over 1,100 Jewish participants gathered at the Klyazma Resort Hotel in Moscow, Russia, April 11-14, for the largest Limmud FSU Moscow event to date. Limmud FSU conferences are considered to be one of the most prestigious of Jewish cultural events in the former Soviet Union. Limmud provides a festival of Jewish learning featuring a packed program of lectures, workshops,