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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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It’s ‘Heaven in the AM’ at Keter Torah

There is a popular in-depth shiur every Tuesday and Thursday morning at Keter Torah.

It is called Torah in the AM. For me, it has been “heaven” in the AM.

Entering Keter Torah at 9:05 a.m. on a Tuesday or a Thursday, one hears a lively, stimulating

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer? BRCA and Hereditary Cancer

Join the sisterhood of Temple Emanuel of North Jersey and Sharsheret for an evening of community education and empowerment. Learn about the connection between genetic mutations common in the Jewish community and cancer risk, as well as how to be proactive about managing the risk. The program will be held at Temple Emanuel on Monday, June

Learn About Facebook for Collaborative Family History Research

Please join JGSNJ on Thursday, June 15, at 7:30 as member Beverly Margolies demonstrates the use of Facebook to preserve and organize family history. Margolies will model strategies that worked for her while using Facebook as a research tool, sharing how she used FB to tag and annotate her discoveries, photos, documents, records, news

40,000 Attend and Celebrate Israel Parade

Thousands of marchers and spectators braved the rain and security concerns to attend the Celebrate Israel Parade in New York City on Sunday June 4. The parade focused on the theme of the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem and Jewish unity.

The marchers

Frum Marriage Enhancement Two-Day Retreat Comes to NYC on July 9 and 10

“Love and Marriage may be the most used and the most potent word in the English language,” states Dr. Sue Johnson, developer and researcher of Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples (EFT).

Not to disappoint the Beatles and other famous singers, but: “Love is not all you

YU Honors Four NJ Valedictorians

On Thursday, May 25, Yeshiva University’s Class of 2017 celebrated YU’s 86th commencement along with friends and family in The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, delivered the keynote address and received an honorary degree.

Moriah Promotes Inclusion and Identity on Yom Yerushalayim

On May 24, The Moriah School hosted an exciting, fun filled day in honor of the students’ accomplishments under the Mendel Balk z”l Jewish Life Fellowship, as well as in celebration of Yom Yerushalayim. The theme of the day was M’Yachid L’Yachad, From Me to We, transitioning from the

American Friends of Shalva Presents ‘Thursday Night Live’ in Teaneck

For over 27 years, Shalva—the Israel Association for Care & Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities—has been dedicated to providing transformative care for individuals with disabilities, empowering their families and promoting social inclusion. Non-denominational and free of charge, Shalva’s programs

Ohr HaTorah’s Third Annual Dinner Honors Families Who Model Chesed

Bergenfield—When Congregation Ohr HaTorah holds their third annual shul dinner on June 13, the camaraderie in the room will be palpable. The shul will co-honor Romy and Avrami Tabacznik and Rachel and Aaron Kopstick as their guests of honor. The Kopsticks and Tabaczniks have been active in Ohr HaTorah since the shul’s

Heichal HaTorah Holds Community Mishnathon

Heichal HaTorah is once again spearheading a dynamic and productive program for the community. Beginning now, pairs of chavrusas can sign up at www.mishnathon.org to sponsor and learn two perakim of mishnayos over Shavuos and the coming weeks. Then, on Wednesday evening, June 14,

Association of Jewish Libraries Plans 52nd Annual Conference

“Three possessions should you prize: a field, a friend and a book.” Rav Hai Gaon

Rav Gaon, the 10th/11th-century Jewish theologian, rabbi and scholar, might not feel at home in the 21st-century world of technology, where even books are digitized, but he would certainly find much to learn at

Friendship Circle Celebrates Its Volunteers

The Friendship Circle recently hosted a volunteer celebration to acknowledge the hundreds of volunteers who spent countless hours this year working with children and teens with special needs.

Volunteers from many of the local schools also received awards for