Sunday, April 30, 2017


Gan Henel Early Learning Center Offers Something for Every Child

An exciting new program is coming to Bergen County. Starting in the fall of 2017, Gan Henel Early Learning Center, a Modern Orthodox preschool, will be leasing space from Kehilat Kesher, located in Englewood.

Gan Henel Early Learning Center is a progressive and arts-inspired early

BPY Board President Cheryl Rosenberg Plans Run for Englewood City Council Seat

Englewood—Cheryl Rosenberg, 36, president of the board of trustees of Ben Porat Yosef (BPY) in Paramus, has won the endorsement of the Democratic municipal committee for an open seat on the Englewood City Council. She will be the candidate on the Democratic party line in the June primary from Englewood’s first ward. Rosenberg

Bergenfield’s Ohr HaTorah and J-ADD Help Todd Eisenberg Honor His Father, z”l

Todd Eisenberg, 48, has resided at the J-ADD (Jewish Association for Developmental Disabilities) House at the corner of New Bridge and Windsor Roads for the past six years. His vocational site is at the Friendship House in Hackensack, where he works in the library. Several times a week, he is also involved in selling

Yavneh Graduating Class Performs ‘The Sacred Link’

On March 23, the eighth grade graduating class of Yavneh Academy performed its annual Holocaust dramatic presentation titled “The Sacred Link,” based on the inspiring memoir of Rav Yisrael Meir Lau, “Out of The Depths.” Under the outstanding direction of professional playwright Dominique Cieri,

BPY Holds Annual Achdut Dinner

Ben Porat Yosef held its annual Achdut Dinner, an event that celebrates the great unity and warmth of the yeshiva and extended BPY family. A highlight of the evening was the awards portion of the program, when the school paid tribute to extraordinary parents Jamie and Asher Toporovsky and Gila and Michael Harary.

Team OHEL Races at the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

On Sunday, March 19, 15 members of Team OHEL crossed the finish line at the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. Despite the extremely cold temperature, Team OHEL cheerleaders provided tons of cheering, music, fan signs and blow horns encouraging all the runners to get to the finish line!

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett Visits The Frisch School

On Thursday, March 23, Israel’s Minister of Education and Minister of Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett visited The Frisch School, addressing the entire student body. Minister Bennett is one of the most prominent politicians in the State of Israel. In addition to his roles as minister, Bennett is also the leader

Yeshivat He’Atid Partners With Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services

In an effort to provide students with more specialized services, Yeshivat He’Atid is proud to announce its new partnership with Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services (POTS) led by Dr. Chaye Lamm Warburg and her team of therapists. Students will now be able to receive speech, occupational and

New Event Space Will Shower Teaneck With RAIN

A spectacular event space opens its doors in Teaneck. The new space, RAIN, at 399 Water Street, with its state-of-the-art lighting and sound, fresh decor and in-house event planning, promises to be the most exciting party and event venue in Bergen County. RAIN’s central location is ideal. Just 15 minutes outside Manhattan, it

The Aisle Holds Successful First Seminar

The Aisle’s first seminar was held on Wednesday, March 22. Aisle participants engaged in a life-sized board game created especially for the event. The evening was a great success and, therefore, another Aisle event will be scheduled during Sefira, right before wedding season. To register, please email [email protected]

RZA Fellowship Students Organize Collegiate Chidon Ha-Tanach

As a part of the Religious Zionists of America’s (RZA) Aryeh Fellowship, six college students—Tehilla Berger, Liat Clark, Yael Eisenberg, Briana Friedman, Binyamin Kaplan and Jennifer van Amerongen—have joined forces to begin the first-ever collegiate Chidon Ha-Tanach, to take place on April 2. The Chidon Ha-Tanach, to be held at RZA

Areyvut Mobilizes Volunteers for 24 Hours of Kindness Event

Event marks the 13th annual National Mitzvah Day.

Thousands of volunteers of all ages are expected to take part in National Mitzvah (good deeds) Day on April 2, mobilized by Areyvut, a non-profit organization that empowers and enriches youth through innovative programs. This year’s theme is