Sunday, May 28, 2017


NEFESH and Touro Co-Host Continuing Education Conference

New York—Building trusting relationships with empathy and acceptance is the focus of a special continuing education conference to be held on May 7. The conference will be hosted by NEFESH International, the network of Orthodox mental health professionals, and Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) is a sponsor.

J-ADD Sells Flowers for Passover

Flowers by J-ADD partners with local schools. The school provides the space for J-ADD to sell flowers. Here, a J-ADD resident is stationed at Solomon Schechter to sell bouquets and distribute pre-ordered flower arrangements for Passover.


Lamdeinu’s Third Annual Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration Will Be Held Tuesday, May 2

Lamdeinu will be hosting its third annual Yom Ha’atzmaut event this Tuesday, May 2, with a day-long celebration for women including tefillah, breakfast, lunch, shira, divrei Torah and more.

Attendees will enjoy tefillah chagigit led by Dr. Ravital Korn and divrei Torah from Dean Rachel Friedman.

Cong. Rinat Yisrael Presents an Analysis of the Six-Day War

The Cong. Rinat Yisrael Adult Education Committee will present Rabbi Steven Weil, senior managing director at the Orthodox Union, this Shabbat, April 29, at 6:15 p.m. He will discuss “The 50th Anniversary of the Event That Changed Jewish Destiny: An Analysis of the Six-Day War.” He will focus on events in six

Blood Drive at Keter Torah in Memory of Adam Krief

This Sunday, April 30, Congregation Keter Torah will host a blood drive in memory of Adam Krief, Moshe Chaim ben Reuben. Adam’s search for a match spanned Jewish communities across the world and has already yielded 10 matches for others. The blood drive will be a tribute to his memory and his spirit of giving. 12-4 p.m.,

Enjoy Women’s Networking in Fair Lawn

Join other professional Jewish women at a monthly networking meeting on May 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at The Ives Architecture Studio, located at 14-25 Plaza Road, Suite S-3-5, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410. The phone number is 201-314-9145.

The event is organized by Debbie

Teaneck’s Holocaust Commemoration Draws Hundreds for an Evening of Tribute and Inspiration

In his welcoming remarks to those gathered on Monday night, April 24, at Teaneck High School for the community’s annual Yom HaShoah commemoration, Bruce Prince, co-president of the Jewish Community Council of Teaneck, expressed alarm at the rise in hate crimes in our communities, citing a recent climate

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) in Englewood

On Thursday, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) was hosted in the Bergen PAC of Englewood, NJ at a NORPAC event chaired by Judy and Bob Cook, Arthur Sinensky and Debbie Oremland and Edmondo and Miyako Schwartz. Gottheimer is serving his first term in Congress after defeating incumbent Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) in the 2016 election.

Lone Soldier Center Hosts Evening of Awareness at RAIN

On Sunday evening, May 7, The U.S. Supporters of the Lone Soldier Center in Memory of Michael Levin is proud to host an event at RAIN in Teaneck to raise awareness about the Lone Soldier Center and funds to support its mission, which is dedicated to supporting the extraordinarily brave and passionate young men and women serving as lone

Jewish Federation’s Bergen Reads Celebrates 15th Anniversary With Bonding Through Books

On April 20, The Jewish Federation along with Hackensack and Teaneck elementary schools hosted Bonding Through Books, a celebration of 15 years of Bergen Reads, a program that places volunteers in local elementary schools to assist students in pre-K through fourth grade with their reading skills. The event took

Valley Chabad’s Eternal Flame Teens Visit DC

The Eternal Flame Teen Fellowship at Valley Chabad took its fourth annual trip Washington, DC over the first weekend in April. With cherry blossoms still in full bloom, over 45 teens began their trip by spending Friday in the Holocaust Museum reflecting on their people’s horrific recent past and meeting with survivors.

Kean University and MetroWest Mark Yom HaShoah

On Monday night, the Kean University Wilkins Theater for the Performing Arts hosted the community’s annual Yom HaShoah commemoration. The theater was filled with survivors and family members, WWII war veterans, dignitaries and administrators, and Jewish and non-Jewish community members of all