Friday, August 18, 2017


Ma’ayanot STEAM Team Presents NSTA STEM Conference

What if your students could use science, technology, electrical engineering and art to illuminate their thinking? Orly Nadler and Gila Stein, co-directors of STEAM Education & Innovation at Ma’ayanot, led a workshop entitled, “Electrified Paper: Electrical Engineering Meets the Arts” for teachers of

Pine Valley Celebrates Grand Opening of Pavilion Assisted Living Facility

The Pavilion at Pine Valley celebrated the grand opening of its premier assisted living facility with a “Casino Night on the Town” event last Wednesday evening. Discharge planners from nursing facilities throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut attended the gala and toured the facility. They were treated to a lavish

MTA Staff Members Visit Students and Alumni at NY and PA Summer Camps

MTA staff members went on a whirlwind summer tour, visiting students, alumni and faculty at eight camps in two days.


TABC Rebbeim Visit Students at Camp

Relationships never take a vacation. As they do each summer, groups of TABC rebbeim visited with their talmidim in camps Moshava, Mesora, Morasha, Nesher, Kaylie and Dora Golding over the last couple of weeks. Students, incoming freshmen and alumni were excited to have the opportunity to reconnect, spend some time

Teaneck Community Band Puts on Summer Concert Series

This summer marks the 73rd annual Teaneck Community Band Summer Concert Series. The five-part concert series began on July 5 and the final concert will be on Wednesday, August 2. The band is made up of over 100 volunteer musicians from all over Teaneck, ranging in age from 15 to past 70. The band plays pieces from a variety of

Kenny Mandel Is New Exec at Jewish Center

As Kenny Mandel prepares to take the helm at the Jewish Center, he can be found attending to ostensibly minor issues, while simultaneously mapping out a plan to focus on the larger picture. Mandel now adds executive director to the many hats he has worn over the years: JCC director, case manager, basketball coach, shul treasurer.

Jewish Center of Teaneck Board Begins Fiscal Year

Jewish Center of Teaneck board members posed for a photo shoot for the fiscal year 2017-2018. (l-r) Rabbi Daniel Fridman, rabbi of the Jewish Center of Teaneck, joining Isaac Student, past president, in congratulating Abbe Rosner, the new president of the Jewish Center of Teaneck for the fiscal year 2017-2018. Board members are

Yeshiva University Receives $1 Million Gift From Tzili Charney

Donation in memory of Leon H. Charney will support Center for Israel Studies.

Yeshiva University has received a gift of $1 million from Tzili Charney, in honor of her husband, Leon H. Charney, to support the Center for Israel Studies and the Leon Charney Legacy Project at the Yeshiva University

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Holds Exercise Programs for Senior Adults

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC) Everyone benefits from regular exercise, but as we get older there is no better way to stay fit, agile and healthy than to incorporate exercise into our daily routines. The JCC offers something special every weekday morning in a relaxed environment where seniors can socialize, make friends and work

The Idea School Comes to Life

Tikvah Wiener is reinventing the traditional model of education with the introduction of a new Modern Orthodox co-ed high school in Bergen County called the Idea School. Idea is an acronym for innovation, design, entrepreneurship and the arts.

In recent years

History Repeats Itself in Mahwah’s Eruv Debate

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 removal has

If Iranian Violations Continue,  Trump Should Shut Down the Deal

During his presidential election campaign, President Trump called the Obama administration-brokered nuclear deal with Iran a “bad deal.”

Earlier this week, for the second time in his six months in office, he certified the P5+1 agreement lifting sanctions on Iran, providing it stop its militarization