Teaneck—In our community, when a family faces a serious physical illness, meals arrive as if by magic. Carpools are taken over, and friends text and call, asking if they can run errands or take care of any little thing. However, when a child’s illness is not physically obvious, parents often struggle in secret. Even if they
Anyone who has let a skill set fall out of use, whether it is a language, a sport or another skill, knows that not everything comes back as quickly as the proverbial riding a bike. This fact is especially true in the dynamic and ever-changing world of technology. If it seems that every day something new and different is announced, that’s
Englewood—For the town of Bergenfield, unlike Teaneck, Englewood, Passaic, New Milford, and Fair Lawn and most other communities in Bergen County, where busing is neither provided nor subsidized for private school students, The Moriah School, based in Englewood, has made an exciting transportation announcement. Beginning in the
Tuvia Tenenbom had a grim story to share about anti-Semitism in the United States. He told it in a most entertaining way. Despite icy weather, a packed house attended Tenenbom’s talk, Q&A and book signing at Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck last week.
If you find it odd that “grim” and
New York—Supporters of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) gathered at the Yale Club on Monday, Feb. 13, for a special reception and briefing with former Israeli Defense Minister Lt. Gen. (Res.) Moshe Yaalon.
A 37-year veteran of the IDF, Yaalon, known as “Bogie,”
Tzivia Major recalls how terrified she was when she was rushed to the emergency room as a child.
“I was in pain and didn’t know what to expect,” she said.
Her longtime friends, Meital Fuksbrumer and Avital Herman, had similar recollections about their
On Monday, February 20, Dr. Munr Kazmir hosted a dinner event for Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) at his home in Closter. Gottheimer is serving his first term in Congress after defeating incumbent Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) in the 2016 election. His district encompasses some of the most heavily concentrated Jewish regions in the
Cub Scout pack 613 Weblos den and their families spent a day maple sugaring at the Tenafly Nature Center. The scouts learned about the history of syrup making and how technology changed the way syrup was gathered throughout the centuries in North America. The scouts observed both Native American and Colonial syrup-making
Englewood/Montvale—THE GYM, a complete lifestyle and fitness center, has yet another successful Breast Cancer Awareness month in the books during which they offered a special series of classes that raised
Yeshivat AMIT Ashdod students spend hours on the computer—along with the elderly residents of the retirement home adjacent to the yeshiva. Ninth graders meet regularly with their neighbors and very patiently teach them basic computer skills in order to turn the computer into a useful tool in their lives. For someone
On Sunday, March 26, the entire community is invited to the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades (JCCOTP) to attend a conference entitled “Keys to Support.” This important gathering will provide valuable information about critical issues that many families of individuals with disabilities face in achieving inclusive and accessible lives
After the success of the 2016 Discover West Orange Shabbaton, the community is eager for a repeat performance. The 2017 shabbaton, to be held this year on the Shabbat of March 24-25, is a way for the Jewish community to showcase the warmth and beauty of the township and show potential newcomers what makes West Orange so