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Flamholz Family Launches Israeli Water Project in Teaneck

Teaneck—Most people go through their day-to-day activities on autopilot, taking for granted the natural resources required to make everything happen. Jack Flamholz, who passed away in October, was always looking to make the most of what the environment has. After his passing, his wife, Beverly Luchfeld, started sorting

Moriah Hosts Annual Names, Not Numbers© Event

On Monday evening, May 15, The Moriah School hosted their annual Names, Not Numbers© event at The Frisch school for a crowd of over 700. Names Not Numbers chronicles the process of 64 eighth-grade students interviewing Holocaust survivors. This is the fifth year of the program.

Newark’s 30th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Observance Inspires City Students

Newark—Memories of the small bunker where Michael Zeiger and his family hid for 18 months were brought to life as the Randolph resident recounted his story of survival—and of the man who risked his life to save the Zeigers—at Newark’s 30th annual Holocaust Remembrance Observance. Approximately 700 people, including Newark

FountainView at College Road and BeThere24 Improve Life for Seniors

The old saying goes, “One parent can take care of 10 children but 10 children can’t take care of one parent.” A group of Teaneck residents has found an ideal solution to the issue of caring for one’s aging parent: FountainView at College Road, a senior living community in Monsey. On May 10, Michael and

Project S.A.R.A.H. Breakfast Is Huge Success

The 11th annual Project S.A.R.A.H. Breakfast on April 30 was the most successful yet! Over 350 members of the community took time out of their busy schedules to demonstrate their commitment to Project S.A.R.A.H. Dr. David Pelcovitz, an honoree and guest speaker, eloquently illustrated through

Lubavitch on the Palisades and NJ Yachad Partner for Lag B’Omer Celebration

With simcha, Lubavitch on the Palisades and Yachad joined together for a wonderful and meaningful Lag B’Omer unity parade, carnival and bonfire. The assembled group was also comprised of students in the LPS Sunday Hebrew school, elementary school and nursery school; and all associated family

TABC Shows Appreciation for Volunteers and Celebrates Academic Achievement

Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) will hold its Annual Scholarship Breakfast on Sunday, June 11. Honorees this year are Miriam and Ezra Lightman and the Community Service Award is being presented to Michele and Ben Cooper. Additionally, TABC will pay tribute to the impressive success of its academic teams.

Nishmat: Not Just An Institution…But A Vision

“…we have merited in our time to see the emergence of women as formidable Torah scholars…,” noted Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter at commencement ceremonies for Yoatzot Halacha graduates from Nishmat’s Miriam Glaubach Center in New York.

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Orthodox Union Presents Nationwide Yom Yerushalayim Event

New York—Synagogues across North America are registering to participate in the OU’s newest nationwide Torah learning initiative. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, participants all over will hear a set of lectures from respected Torah teachers from across the Jewish world as they provide a unique

Meira Goldberg Named 2017 Valedictorian of Touro’s Lander College for Women

Meira Goldberg of Teaneck always enjoyed math, but knew she didn’t want to study accounting or actuarial sciences at college. She thought computer science would be a good fit for her interests and skills, and was pleasantly surprised to discover that Touro’s Lander College for Women (LCW) offered this as a major.

Hundreds Expected at Third Annual OHEL Xtreme Challenge Classic

Embracing sweat but no tears, from ages 6 to 60+ years, a record number of men, women, families, students and OHEL individuals—everyone of different abilities, will once again be a part of oXc, the one-of-a-kind mud-run-style obstacle race at OHEL’s beautiful Camp Kaylie in Wurtsboro, New York, to be

JNF Annual Breakfast Goes Regional

The Jewish National Fund held its annual event at The Rockleigh in Rockleigh, New Jersey, on May 7. Rather than the usual local breakfast venue, they opted to dream bigger, turning it into a regional gathering for both Bergen and Rockland Counties. It took the form of a lavish brunch in an elegant setting, and included a well-known