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Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Cong. Ahavath Torah’s Rabbi Goldin Is Featured Speaker at Annual Rabbi Swift Memorial Lecture

Congregation Ahavath Torah and the Rabbi Isaac L. Swift Chair of Judaic Studies at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades invite the community to the annual Rabbi Isaac L. Swift Memorial Lecture on the 25th yahrzeit of Rabbi Swift. This year’s event will feature guest speaker Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, senior rabbi at Congregation Ahavath Torah,

JCC on the Palisades Sponsors Photography Exhibit

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Waltuch Art Gallery, located at 411 E. Clinton Avenue in Tenafly, presents “Out/About/Underground,” a photography exhibition by artist Victoria Kolomensky. The show will be on display June 2-30, with a meet-the-artist reception on Tuesday, June 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Teaneck Resident Exhibits Holocaust-Themed Artwork in Hoboken

An exhibit of Holocaust-themed memorials and sculpture by Dr. Milton Ohring, a Teaneck resident and former Professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Stevens Institute of Technology, is currently taking place in the Samuel C. Williams Library of Stevens Institute in Hoboken, New Jersey. The exhibit,

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Concludes Spring IAC Cinematec Israeli Film Series

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will present the last film in its IAC Cinematec, where the US public can enjoy screening acclaimed Israeli films and participate in unique dialogues with film experts.

Meet Ronnie (Alon Aboutboul), a

Rav Hershel Schachter to Speak at Beth Aaron on Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, at 9 a.m., at Congregation Beth Aaron, Rav Hershel Schachter, Rosh Yeshiva at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), Yeshiva University, will offer a shiur on “Shavuot and Practical Hilchot Yom Tov.” Light refreshments will precede the shiur, which is offered by Daf-a-Week.

Bergenfield and Passaic Residents Are Selected for YU Fellowship

New York—Yeshiva University’s focus on advanced undergraduate level research continues to intensify with the selection of five exceptional students for the Bertha Kressel Research Scholarship in 2017-2018. The scholarship—established in 2008 by Dr. Henry Kressel, Yeshiva University chairman emeritus, managing

Migdal Ohr Holds Annual Gala Dinner in New York City

Migdal Ohr, Israel’s premier education-focused organization for underprivileged, orphaned, abused and new immigrant children, held its Annual Gala Dinner on Wednesday, May 10, at Convene in New York City. Supporters from across the tristate area were invited to attend and raise funds to “Un-Risk an At-Risk Israeli Child,” while also honoring

Rappellers Take a Leap of Faith to Support Emunah of America

Some organizations hold silent auctions, but we’re not really the silent type! Emunah of America—Over the Edge is an opportunity to push the limits, experience an adventure of a lifetime and support Israel. This unique fundraising event taking place on Sunday, June 11, at the Berger Organization building in Newark, New Jersey.

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