Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County Will Honor Community Leaders

The Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County (SSDS) will honor outstanding champions of Jewish education at its 43rd Annual Community Celebration, to be held on Sunday, April 2, at the Hilton Pearl River. The event begins at 5 p.m. Proceeds from the evening support Schechter’s cutting-edge curriculum and tuition

Yeshiva University Presents ‘Pesach and the Future of Jewish Thought’

Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will lead a discussion on “Pesach and the Future of Jewish Thought” on Sunday, March 26, at 10 a.m. at Yeshiva University’s Lamport Auditorium at 2540 Amsterdam Avenue, New York.

The event celebrates the publication of “Books of the People:

THE GYM Raises $8,000 With Third Annual Homes for Veterans Fundraiser

THE GYM, a complete lifestyle and fitness center, has continued in its philanthropic efforts with events that raised money for Homes for Veterans. This is the third year in a row THE GYM has supported this worthy cause.

Homes for Veterans is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose

Ezrah’s ‘Project Relaunch’ to Focus on Reviving Careers After Time Away

On Tuesday, March 21, at Congregation Rinat Yisrael, Project Ezrah will host speaker Carol Fishman Cohen, CEO of iRelaunch, a career re-entry firm focusing on helping people return to work after a career break. The evening will explain the concept of relaunchers as well as offer strategies, resources and insight on what it takes to

Five Bergen County Sons Join Their Fathers in the Rabbinate

Sunday’s YU Chag HaSemikhah to ordain 34 northern New Jersey rabbis

March 19 will mark the 111th Chag HaSemikhah convocation celebrated by Yeshiva University since 1906. This year’s musmachim (rabbinic graduates), from the classes of

Upcoming Events at Congregation Beth Aaron

Cong. Beth Aaron will be hosting several guest speakers in the coming weeks.

On Shabbat, March 17-18, Rabbi Elazar Muskin, senior rabbi of Young Israel of Century City in Los Angeles, will be the scholar-in-residence. On Shabbat morning, Rabbi Muskin will deliver the drasha at the

Black Box Studios Presents Revival of ‘Twist of Faith’

The Black Box Performing Arts Center proudly presents a new production of the original comedy/drama “Twist Of Faith.” This newly revised production of the Off-Broadway hit is written and directed by Michael Gurin, and based on an original concept by Matt Okin. Featuring two extraordinary young professional actors, Mike Gardiner

Nava Siegler Creates Purim Cards to Benefit Project Ezrah

Nava Siegler, recipient of Project Ezrah’s first Chesed Initiative Award, once again created and sold Purim cards and outfitted Project Ezrah’s clients’ children with the costumes of their choice. Nava sold 700 Purim 2017 cards (her goal is 1000 for Purim 2018!) and with the proceeds was able to give a generous donation to

Jewish Organizations Plan Annual Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Conference

On Sunday, March 26, the entire community is invited to the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades to attend a conference entitled “Keys to Support.” This important gathering will provide valuable information about critical issues that many families of individuals with disabilities face in achieving inclusive and accessible lives for their family

Face-off Between Chopstix and Noah’s Ark to Benefit Teaneck’s Food Pantry Has Begun

“What better way to perform one mitzvah than to be involved in another,” suggested Noam Sokolow of Noah’s Ark and Shelly’s. “As you clean for Pesach, consider donating your overflow of unopened, non-refrigerated food and toiletries to the annual food drive and challenge. And don’t forget to drop it off at Noah’s Ark or

Hedy’s Hats Returns for Semi-Annual Teaneck Hat Sale

Flowers are blooming, breezes are blowing and spring is in the air. However, many of us are too busy preparing for Pesach to even notice. The shopping, the cleaning and the planning can all be very stressful. Did I mention the shopping?!

Please take a break and come join us for an enjoyable evening at

Teaneck Keylim Mikvah Awareness Month Is Under Way

Teaneck—One of the activities people do to prepare for Pesach is an often overlooked task: toveling any new dishes in the keylim mikvah. While the specifics of what different people feel must be immersed may vary between communities, the fact remains that for many keylim mikvaot, this is one of the most utilized times of