Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Federation’s Young Leaders From Nahariya Visit Northern New Jersey

Last week The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey (JFNNJ) welcomed a delegation of 13 Israeli students from its sister city in Nahariya. The Center for Israel Engagement, sponsored by JFNNJ, connects communities in Israel with Jewish communities across America. Northern New Jersey is partnered with Nahariya, a

Gan Henel Early Childhood Learning Center Will Open This Fall

As the number of Jewish families with young children in the Bergen County area grows, the demand for educational facilities increases. This coming fall, a unique program will be opening called Gan Henel. A modern Orthodox boutique preschool, Gan Henel will offer classes to children ranging in age from 6 months to 3 years old.

Teaneck Holocaust Commemoration Is Planned for April 24

A division of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck, the Teaneck Holocaust Commemoration Committee was formed over 30 years ago to perpetuate the memories of the Holocaust and to assure that the precious memories of the over six million victims who perished will not be forgotten. In keeping with this mission,

Jewish Center of Teaneck Holds Annual Amsel Memorial ‘Big Bread Burn’

On Monday morning, April 10, the Jewish Center of Teaneck held the Annual Amsel Memorial Biur Chametz (Burning of Bread) event. This was the 10th year for the community-wide event. We thank the generous sponsors: Heichal Ha-Torah, Beth Aaron, Rinat Yisrael, Netivot Shalom, Ohr Saadyah and Young Israel of Teaneck.

A popular feature of the event

Care One Prepares for Passover

Care One residents enjoyed Seder painting with residents, families and visitors in preparation for Passover, with Elizabeth Buffin of Artistic Painted Finishes.


Providing Help and Healing From Trauma: Dr. David Pelcovitz, Rabbi Yaakov Neuburger and Peggy Danishefsky to Be Honored at Project S.A.R.A.H.’s April 30 Breakfast

Earlier this week, life began to return to normal. The Passover pots and pans were put in their proper places in the pantry in preparation for next year. Bread, cereals and flour returned to the shelves of our kitchens. Employees returned to their desks and students filed into their

Heichal HaTorah Students Complete Tomchei Shabbos Packing

Fair Lawn Democratic Activists Enter Council Race

Gail Friedberg Rottenstrich and Josh Reinitz announced their candidacy for Fair Lawn Borough Council. Rottenstrich and Reinitz were endorsed by local Democrats at the March meeting for the two available seats in the upcoming November 7 election.

Rottenstrich, who has lived in Fair Lawn

Yeshiva University Launches Online Master’s Degree in Enterprise Risk Management

New York—Yeshiva University announced today that it will offer a master’s degree in enterprise risk management through its Mordecai D. and Monique C. Katz School of Graduate and Professional Studies. The 30-credit, fully online program will equip graduates to steer their future employers through an increasingly unpredictable world to

Mayor Hameeduddin Buys Community’s Chametz Before Pesach

Rabbi Steven Pruzansky sold his community’s chametz to Teaneck Mayor Mohammed Hameeduddin (second from left) prior to Pesach. Rabbi Pruzansky is in the center, with Rabbi Ari Zahtz to his right.


TABC Is Among Winners at Touro’s Lander College for Men Science Competition

Weeks of research, design and problem solving paid off for students who received top honors at the Science Olympiad at Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM) on March 19. The winners, Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC), Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR), Ramaz Upper School and David Renov Stahler (DRS) Yeshiva High School were among 12 area

Cong. Rinat Yisrael Hosts Dr. Irit Felsen for Yom HaShoah Commemoration

In commemoration of Yom HaShoah, the Adult Education Committee of Cong. Rinat Yisrael presents Dr. Irit Felsen, therapist and renowned researcher of the trauma of the Holocaust, on Sunday evening, April 23, at 8:00 p.m., addressing, “The Effects of the Holocaust on the Children of Survivors: A Tale of