Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Yeshiva Ohr Simcha Holds Dinner in Memory of Rabbi Yosef Strassfeld, z”l

Yeshiva Ohr Simcha of Englewood held a Memorial Dinner at the Hilton Woodcliff Lake in memory of the Rosh Hayeshiva, Rabbi Yosef Strassfeld, z”l, with a video tribute.Hakarat Hatov awards were presented to Congregation Ahavath Torah, Congregation Shomrei Emunah, East Hill Synagogue and Kehilat Kesher

Shaare Tefillah and Wine Country Hold Well-Attended Wine Tasting

English-Yiddish Dictionary Editor Comes to Cong. Rinat Yisrael

The adult education committee of Cong. Rinat Yisrael presents Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath, co-editor of the new “Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary” (Indiana ​U​niversity P​r​ess/League for Yiddish, 2016). She will be speaking on Shabbat, June 10, at 6:55 p.m., and her topic will be “How a revolutionary

Politz Day School of Cherry Hill Raises $465,000 in 24 Hours

In a true testament to the power of community, Politz Day School of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, celebrated its first-ever online fundraising campaign on May 16-17, raising a record-breaking $465,000 in just 24 hours. With a theme of “Reach Every Child,” the campaign encouraged current Politz families,

Iran and BDS Top Agenda on NORPAC Mission to Washington

Members of Congress and their aides met with the more than 1,000 people who joined NORPAC’s annual Mission to Washington on May 17. Participants armed with talking points provided by the organization met in small groups with 94 Senate 

offices and 330 House

Marc Zharnest Joins Fair Lawn Council

On Tuesday, May 23, Marc A. Zharnest was sworn in as a council member of Fair Lawn. Zharnest, who is a regular attendee at Shomrei Torah, became the first member of the Fair Lawn Council who is an observant Jew. The fact that the event occurred on Yom Yerushalayim is not lost on Zharnest: “It’s a significant day and a

Congressman Josh Gottheimer Visits Yavneh Academy

As Congressman Josh Gottheimer walked down the hallway at Yavneh Academy in Paramus, the students slapped him five, giddy with excitement. After all, it’s not every day New Jersey elementary school students get to spend time with their local congressman. One entrepreneurial boy could not let the opportunity go

‘Givers’ Tzippy and Ari Gellman, Mirlana and Aryeh Morris, Will Be Honored at Beth Abraham’s Annual Dinner

Bergenfield—When discussing the contributions this year’s honorees have made to Congregation Beth Abraham, what they have given to the shul goes beyond physical contributions. “The honorees exemplify everything the shul hopes to find in their members,” said shul president Elie Konigsberg. “They always volunteer,

Aura Lurie Named Director of SINAI at SAR Academy

SINAI Schools is proud to announce the appointment of Aura Lurie as director of SINAI at SAR Academy. SINAI at SAR will open its doors in the fall of 2018, serving children with a wide range of complex learning and special needs.

Lurie comes to SINAI Schools with the blessing

At TD Five Boro Bike Tour, Team OHEL Wins for OHEL’s Children

While most of us were sleeping in on a chilly Sunday morning, the brave and determined members of Team OHEL trekked out early on May 7 to complete the grueling TD Five-Boro Bike Tour, all in support of the thousands of individuals and families OHEL serves every day.

A team of 15 dedicated team

Hold Me Tight ® Provides Marriage Seminar for Orthodox Couples

Join Hold Me Tight for a two-day workshop for Orthodox couples, intended to help build an emotionally connected marriage. The seminar will be held on Sunday and Monday, July 9 and 10, on the Upper West Side in New York City. The cost is $665 per couple, $620 for those registering by May 31. Space is limited to 25 couples.

Shomrei Torah Hosts Revamped Breakfast and Learning Program

Shomrei Torah of Fair Lawn held its 11th annual Torah Tuesday Sunday breakfast event on May 14, sharing the spotlight with Mother’s Day and Lag B’Omer. The festivities began with a hearty breakfast, highlighted by the program’s traditional scrambled eggs, cheese and onions.

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