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Moriah Faculty Member Receives 2017 Grinspoon Award in Jewish Education

Rachel Schwartz, middle school English department head at The Moriah School, is the northern New Jersey community’s 2017 recipient of the Grinspoon Award in Jewish Education, a partnership between Jewish Educational Services of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

Teaneck Library Gala Kicks Off Annual Book Sale Season

The annual gala of the Friends of the Teaneck Public Library will take place on Sunday afternoon, May 7, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Hilda Lipkin Auditorium at the library. The event is open to the public at no charge.

The program kicks off the annual “Book Sale Season” at the

OHEL Bais Ezra Hosts Autism Family Day in New York City

OHEL Bais Ezra, a leading provider of innovative services for those on the Autism project recently organized an inaugural Autism Family Day.

Over 100 people—individuals diagnosed on the autism spectrum together with their parents and siblings—joined OHEL to see the Broadway

AMIT Hindy Weinstock Geula Chapter Provides Mother’s Day ‘Breakfast in Bed’

AMIT has come to the rescue of bewildered husbands and children seeking creative ideas for pampering their beloved wives and moms on the morning of Mother’s Day. The Hindy Weinstock Geula Chapter of AMIT is providing a perfect solution to this yearly dilemma. On Sunday morning, May 14, dads and children of driving age can pick up

Sderot Hesder Institutions Dinner Celebrates ‘Sderot Strong’

The Max and Ruth Schwartz Sderot Hesder Institutions Annual Dinner will be held on Tuesday evening, May 9, at Terrace on the Park, located in Flushing, New York, with the buffet dinner reception beginning at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 7:30 p.m.

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Carry On: After 130 Years, an Eruv Marks Poughkeepsie’s Jewish Rite of Passage

It isn’t the super-sized Jewish experience of New York City or some of its suburbs. But for an observant Jew living in New York State’s mid-Hudson Valley, the area still has plenty to offer. You could try out “chair yoga,” play more than your fill of Bingo, attend a weekly Torah class, immerse in a

Nahal Haredi Will Be Featured During Teaneck’s Shabbat Chayal

This Shabbat, Parshat Tazria, four of Teaneck’s shuls—Congregation Bnei Yeshurun, Congregation Rinat Yisrael, Congregation Beth Abraham and Congregation Beth Aaron—will host Shabbat Chayal, designated in memory of Ilan Tokayer, z”l, a native of Teaneck who served in the IDF as a lone

Shelly and Noam Sokolow and American Friends of Bar-Ilan University Plan Yom Ha’atzmaut Lecture

American Friends of Bar-Ilan University will sponsor a discussion on “Israel’s Brain Power—Breaking the Codes of Childhood Diseases” on Thursday, May 4, at 8:30 p.m. This event will be hosted by Shelly and Noam Sokolow, and include cocktails and a dessert reception.

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Teach NJS Is Working for Jewish Schools

For many parents, the lack of funding for Jewish day schools in New Jersey is a very real problem. For parents like Rachel Ovitz, it meant a life-changing decision.

Two of Rachel’s four children were born with congenital hyperinsulinism, a rare and potentially fatal disorder.

Bikur Cholim Bergen County Plans Evening of Awareness, Inspiration and Opportunity

This coming May 5 and May 6 will mark the first-ever Bikur Cholim Bergen County (BCBC) Shabbat. The purpose of the event is to bring awareness to the community of the plethora of services Bikur Cholim has to offer. This Shabbat was chosen as it is Parshat Acharei Mot-Kedoshim, which highlights the mitzvah of Ve’Ahavta

TABC Holds Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration

On Monday April 24, TABC held its annual Yom Hashoah Commemoration. Seniors are immersed in an intensive Holocaust studies class taught by Cary Reichardt, which prepares them for this student driven program. Coordinated by Donna Hoenig, director of admissions, and Leah Moskovits, TABC librarian, the program is a tribute to

Congressman Josh Gottheimer Marks 100 Days in Office

Teaneck—Since his swearing in on January 3, New Jersey’s new fifth-district representative Congressman Josh Gottheimer has had little time to rest. Working tirelessly as a freshman congressman to assume leadership roles related to issues he strongly supports has taken both time and commitment, he said. His first visit to The