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Sunday, April 30, 2017

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Rena Ariel Addresses Local Communities in Memory of Daughter Hallel Yaffa, Hy”d

The tragically accurate testimony in the Passover Haggadah that “in every generation there come forth those who wish to destroy us” is a daily reality in the life of Israeli citizens. Piguim, attacks on civilians as well as military personnel, occur on buses, private cars, army bases, schools, malls and offices. None

Rubenstein Sefer Torah Is Presented to Heichal HaTorah at Annual Dinner

The life and legacy of Rabbi Jacob and Deborah Rubenstein, z”l, was memorialized this week on the eve of their ninth yahrtzeit, at Yeshiva Heichal HaTorah’s annual dinner. The Rubenstein children dedicated a Sefer Torah, written in their parents’ honor, to the yeshiva, where their grandson, Isaac, will begin

Yeshivat Noam’s Gabriel Cohen Earns Top Honors in Chabad’s ‘Chidon Sefer HaMitzvos’

Shortly after each new school year begins, Rabbi Yaakov Nadler, fourth grade rebbe at Yeshivat Noam, takes his students on a nature hike along the Hudson River for a bonding experience. This past fall, as they were enjoying their surroundings, Rabbi Nadler mentioned to student Gabriel Cohen that his own son Aaron, a fifth

Bris Avrohom Distributes Shmura Matzah to CETT Students

This past Sunday, March 26, Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn distributed hand-baked Shmura Matzah from Israel to the children of the CETT school. Children took their matzahs home for their Pesach Seders and made Pesach arts and crafts. Public officials were there to greet the children and presented Bris Avrohom with proclamations to

Brownie Troop Learns Yoga

On Sunday, April 3, members of Brownie Troop 96887 met with Aja Cohen and learned about yoga. Ms. Cohen taught the girls about yoga, played games and music and shared a book connected with yoga. The troop then had a chance, with Ms. Cohen’s guidance, to try out various yoga exercises and positions.

Teaneck and Bergenfield Libraries Display Holocaust Photographic Exhibit

In conjunction with the Teaneck Jewish Community Council’s Holocaust Committee, a Holocaust photographic exhibition will be on display at the Teaneck Library in April and in the Bergenfield Library in May. The photographs are from a book of photographs by Debbie Teicholz Guedalia, entitled “The Earth Has Not

Black Box Studios Presents Two Exciting Plays This Spring

Teaneck—Black Box Studios’ Black Box Performing Arts Center proudly presents a new production of the original comedy/drama “Twist of Faith,” which will play on Wednesday, April 12, at 9:30 p.m., and on Wednesdays, April 19, May 10, May 17 and May 24, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Tickets, $20.00, are now available at

Plant a Tree in a Teaneck Park

Trees of Love, a program sponsored by the Teaneck Shade Tree Advisory Board, offers the opportunity to plant a native tree in a Teaneck park to memorialize a loved one or to commemorate an important event such as a birth, wedding or bar or bat mitzvah. The cost of $350 includes the tree, water bag and granite plaque. Everything but the plaque is tax

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