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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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New Jersey Yachad Gets Ready for Pesach

In preparation for Pesach, New Jersey Yachad is happy to partner with “Kreative Kidz” for a wonderful new series of Pesach crafts. The NJ Yachad members made all sorts of creations to bring home for the Seder table.

They are grateful for the NJ Yachad team

Manhattan Jewish Experience Celebrates Chai Year at Annual Dinner

New York—On Thursday, March 23, Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) celebrated 18 years of successful outreach at its annual dinner, held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Founded by Rabbi Mark Wildes in 1998, MJE has reconnected thousands of young men and women with Judaism and the Jewish community.

Yeshivat Lev HaTorah Celebrates 15 Years of Educational Impact

Created 15 years ago to fill urgent needs in the world of Jewish education, Yeshivat Lev HaTorah continues to offer crucial programming meant to inspire and empower the next generation of Jewish leaders. Celebrating past successes and anticipating new horizons, friends of the yeshiva gathered at The Palisadium to

Migdal Ohr Plans Annual Gala Dinner

Migdal Ohr, Israel’s premier education-focused organization for underprivileged, orphaned, abused and new immigrant children, will hold 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

Jason Greenblatt Will Receive Honorary Lander College Law Degree

Jason Dov Greenblatt, assistant to the President and special representative for international negotiations, will be the keynote speaker at the 43rd annual commencement exercises of Touro’s Lander Colleges, Touro College President Dr. Alan Kadish announced today. Greenblatt will receive an honorary degree in law at the graduation, to be held at David Geffen

Alan Secter Is Appointed New OHEL Chief Development Officer

Moishe Hellman and Mel Zachter, Co-Presidents of OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services, announce the appointment of Alan Secter as the new chief development officer of OHEL.

Alan brings extensive, well-rounded fundraising and leadership experience to this role. Prior to joining OHEL, Alan

Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park Opens in Time for Pesach

Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park in South Hackensack will have its grand opening this weekend. Sunday hours begin at 10 a.m.

Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Parks are the nation’s premier indoor trampoline and adventure parks. Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park offers a variety of

Gesher Leadership Graduates Discuss Building a Cohesive Israeli Society

Gesher Leadership Institute recently held an event at the home of Dalia and Eric Sussman, where those in attendance got to hear from two recent Gesher graduates. Menachem Bombach, a Vizhnitz Chassid living in Beitar Illit, and Vered Bouskila, a world champion and a three-time Israeli Olympian in sailing, spoke about how Gesher

Hudson County Young Jewish Professionals Choose Chabad

There are many social options available to young adults in Hoboken and Jersey City at the end of a long and stressful work week, but many of these individuals are choosing Chabad. Sixteen years ago, Rabbi Moshe Schapiro and his wife, Shaindel, started a Chabad congregation to service families in the two neighboring towns.

Robert Katz Is Named Senior VP at Bar Ilan University

Robert Katz, a Bergen County resident for the past 28 years and a member of Darchei Noam in Fair Lawn, has been named senior VP at Bar Ilan University (BIU) in Ramat Gan, Israel. This is not his first experience with the University, as Katz began his career in Jewish communal service at American Friends of Bar-Ilan University

FIDF Helps IDF Soldiers Celebrate Purim and Pesach

Thanks to donors from NJ and throughout the country and Panama, over 130,000 mishloach manot were delivered by the FIDF to IDF soldiers throughout Israel. Over 300,000 matzot shmurot will be delivered for Pesach. For further information contact Howard Gases, director, NJ Chapter FIDF at 646-274-9650 or

Local Artist to Exhibit Holocaust-Themed Works

An exhibit of Holocaust-themed monuments and sculpture by Dr. Milton Ohring, a Teaneck resident and former professor of metallurgy and materials science at the Stevens Institute of Technology, will take place in the Samuel C. Williams Library of Stevens Institute in Hoboken, New Jersey. The exhibit, entitled “The Holocaust in