Friday, August 18, 2017


Remembering Rav Shlomo Goldman zt”l, Sanz-Zvhiller Rebbe of Union City

Rav Shlomo Goldman, the Sanz-Zvhiller Rebbe, of Union City, New Jersey, passed away on July 21. His loss leaves a hole in his community, and necessitates a closer look at his role in building up the wonderful and welcoming Klausenberger Chasidic community, located in nearby Hudson County, and the history and the current state of

Fair Lawn Jewish Day Camp Celebrates 10th Anniversary

On Monday, July 24, the Fair Lawn Jewish Day Camp celebrated its 10th year in existence with a record number of over 400 campers, plus staff, counselors and special-activity instructors. This event was marked with a photo op with Bris Avrohom and Fair Lawn Jewish Day Camp staff and public

JCOT Hosts Prof. Sarah Rindner at Book Club Discussion

Twenty-two participants convened this past Sunday night to delve into the novel “Stoner” by John Williams. “Stoner” has been called “one of the great forgotten novels of the [20th] century,” and the group enjoyed analyzing the themes and literary qualities of the book under the guidance of instructor

JCOT Sisterhood Sponsors Knitting Night

The sisterhood of the Jewish Center of Teaneck had a Sunday Knitting Night at the Jewish Center. It gave women the opportunity to get together and knit, crochet or stitch and learn from each other.

If anyone would like to join who does not

Concert to Benefit Leket Israel and Bergen Family Center Is Coming to Teaneck

On Thursday, August 10, Ben Hyman Music will present a classic rock concert featuring BUCKETLIST, with proceeds benefitting Leket Israel and Bergen Family Center. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. at Mexicali Live, 1409 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck.

Ben Hyman Music’s annual benefit concert provides

Englewood and Xrcise Gym Unite to Bring Outdoor Exercise Equipment to City Park

Englewood 2nd Ward City Councilman Michael Cohen announced at a recent Englewood council meeting the passing of a resolution establishing a pilot project bringing outdoor exercise equipment to one of the city’s public parks at no cost to taxpayers. This project is based on a cooperative relationship being developed between the

Dina Jawetz Bakes Her Way to Broadway

It’s not often that you get to combine your passions in one place. But Dina Jawetz, who graduated from Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School in June, has done just that. For the past five years, Dina has been baking magnificent confections for her charitable business, Cakes by Dina. By selling her beautifully themed cakes, she

Black Box Studios Proudly Presents ‘Heathers the Musical: High School Edition’

The Black Box Performing Arts Center (BBPAC) continues to emerge as the tri-state area’s premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of “Heathers the Musical: High School Edition” in the heart of Teaneck—just a quick ride

OJBA Sponsors An Interstate Event With a Community Agenda

For builders and property developers in upstate New York, the OJBA is a recognized educational support group. With its success rate and growing exhibitor base throughout its consecutive three-year OJBA Catskills event, the members of the Orthodox Jewish community receive valuable lessons and coveted interaction with the

Weil, Gotshal and Manges, LLP, Retained by South Monsey Eruv Fund

The law offices of Weil, Gotshal and Manges, LLP, have been retained by the not-for-profit corporation known as the South Monsey Eruv Association, that seeks to expand an eruv, a Jewish ritual enclosure, that includes the Township of Mahwah in New Jersey. The Jewish Link and monsey.com have obtained a letter dated Wednesday, July 26, to Mahwah Mayor William

South Monsey Eruv Prompts Mahwah Hysteria

Township officials in Mahwah, at the northern end of Bergen County near the New York border, have ordered the removal of PVC piping that bears an eruv built by the South Monsey Eruv Fund; the fund had been proceeding to this point with explicit permission from the Orange & Rockland (O&R) Utility Company. The

Rabbi Mark Staum to Helm Bergen JLE

In the spirit of its “lev,” or 32nd anniversary, Rabbi Mark Staum has been appointed to head the Bergen County Jewish Learning Experience. In keeping with its mission of “reaching out to the hearts and minds of Jews,” Staum foresees a vital future as the organization continues to reach out to hundreds each