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Monday, January 23, 2017

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OU’s Torah in the City ‘Hits It Out of the Park’

From the Daf Yomi at 8:45 AM through the closing address by incoming Orthodox Union President Moishe Bane at 6:15 PM, 1,500 men and women participated in OU’s Torah in the City at Citifield on Sunday, January 16. Attendees hailed from throughout the tri-state area as

YU to Lead Community Building Efforts During Winter Break

More than 50 outstanding undergraduate students will participate in service learning, experiential education and humanitarian aid missions in the United States and Israel during Yeshiva University’s upcoming winter intersession. From January 15-22, the student leaders will take part in an array of hands-on

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades to Hold Camp Fair

To showcase all the exciting camp offerings it has planned for summer 2017, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is holding a camp fair on Sunday, February 5, from 12 to 2 p.m. Children will enjoy face painting, a bounce house, giveaways, arts and crafts, performances, a sample of camp activities and a tour of the JCC facility with

Linda Scherzer Will Address ‘Anti-Israel and Anti-Semitism’ at Valley Chabad Eternal Flame Event

Woodcliff Lake—On Thursday, January 26, Valley Chabad’s Eternal Flame will be hosting Linda Scherzer at the Woodcliff Lake Hilton in an event titled “Anti-Semitism, Anti-Israel, What You Need to Know: A CNN Correspondent Reveals the Latest on the Battles of BDS on Campus and Anti-Israel Media Bias.” The event is of

Fair Lawn Jewish Center Names Andrea and Scott Pass Menschen of the Year

Each year, the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel (FLJC/CBI) in Fair Lawn recognizes the role volunteers play in the day-to-day life of the synagogue. On Saturday morning, January 28, those volunteers will be recognized along with this year’s “Menschen of the Year,” Scott and Andrea Pass.

Milstein Foundation Runs ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

The Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, which works to educate, train and strengthen the ties of younger generations to Israel and their Jewish roots, announced the details of its second annual “Inspired by Israel” video contest, run in partnership with the 12Tribe Films Foundation. Hosted on

Gallen Center Welcomes Ben Pernick as Activities Director

The Gallen Adult Day Center, located on 10 Link Dr., Rockleigh, New Jersey, welcomed music therapist Ben Pernick as the new director of recreation and activities at The Gallen Adult Day Center, Jewish Home at Home’s adult day program that operates throughout Bergen and Rockland County. The center offers free

Chopstix Plans 14th Annual Party to Benefit Tomorrow’s Children

The 14th annual Chopstix party benefitting Tomorrow’s Children at Hackensack University Medical Center will take place on Monday, January 30, 6:15-8:40 p.m., at the Moose Lodge, 201 W. Englewood Ave., Teaneck.

The cost of admission is an unwrapped new gift for young patients in treatment at

NCSY Teens Spend Shabbat at Jewish Home at Rockleigh

Teens from NCSY spent the weekend at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh, engaging with residents and enhancing their Shabbat experience. This is an ongoing program and it has become so popular that there is a waitlist to participate.

 

Young Israel of Teaneck Hosts Project Ezrah Job Seekers Seminar

Rachel Book presents on the topic of “Behind the Scenes of Your Job Search.”

 

Friendship Circle’s FC Adult Parties Provide Mingling, Music and More

Paramus—For adults with special needs, finding a safe, welcoming opportunity to socialize can be tough. Stepping out for a night on the town is just not a simple option, especially for those in residential care facilities. Thanks to a unique partnership between two local Jewish organizations, Friendship Circle and J-ADD, Jewish

Chabads Offer Six-Week Winter Course Called ‘The Dilemma’

Chabad of West Orange and Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn are offering a new six-week, six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) called “The Dilemma: Modern Conundrums. Talmudic Debates. Your Solutions.” Classes held at Chabad of West Orange, 401 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, New Jersey, will be taught