Wednesday, July 26, 2017


TVAC/BVAC Awareness Campaign Shabbos Is Planned for July 1

On July 1, the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corp/Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance Corp (TVAC/BVAC) will dedicate the Shabbos to raising community awareness and support of our local ambulance squads. “The TVAC/BVAC Shabbos came about because we realize that most members of the community don’t realize what we do,

Schechter Cuts Ribbon on New $3.5M Endowment Campaign

New Milford—Founders and leaders of the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County (SSDS) “cut the ribbon” on a new endowment donor wall on June 7, representing $3.5 million in legacy and cash gifts raised to date. The Etz Haim endowment campaign, launched in late 2015, recognizes the generosity and commitment of current

BCHSJS Holds Annual Gala Dinner

The Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS) recently held its Annual Gala at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel. The event was emceed by Principal-Director Fred Nagler, and the D’var Torah was given by Rabbi Ronald Roth.

The L’Dor

Alyssa Herman Is Appointed YU Vice President for Institutional Advancement

New York—Yeshiva University President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman has announced the appointment of Alyssa Herman ’92S as vice president for institutional advancement. An alumna and accomplished chief development officer, Herman brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to the position, including a successful track record in

NORPAC Hosts Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) in Englewood

On Sunday, Dr. Ron and Diane Strobel hosted a NORPAC pro-Israel event for Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) at their home in Englewood. Senator Barrasso is a former medical doctor who has served in the Senate since 2007 and sits on the Foreign Relations Committee.

Barrasso was one of the first

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Holds 17th Annual ‘Play Fore! the Kids’ Golf and Games Event

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will hold its 17th annual “Play Fore! the Kids” golf and games event at the Montammy Golf Club in Alpine, New Jersey on Monday, August 7. This popular fundraiser allows the JCC to provide invaluable programming for children with special needs who come through the JCC doors each

OHEL’s Third Annual OXC Classic at Camp Kaylie Draws Record Participants

Many said it was impossible.

Over a thousand have proved them wrong.

In just three years, the collective mass of over a thousand participants, young and senior, men and women, individuals and families and OHEL individuals have proven that the

AMIT Hosts Best-Selling Author Daniel Silva

New York—AMIT will host Daniel Silva, the No. 1 New York Times best-selling author, for a discussion about his new book, “House of Spies,” on Monday, July 10.

Silva is the author of 20 novels and is best-known for his series featuring Gabriel Allon, an art restorer, assassin and Israeli secret

Hudson County Jewish Business Alliance Announces North Jersey Expansion

Union City—The Hudson County Jewish Business Alliance (HCJBA) will be hosting its third annual legislative and business luncheon, which will take place at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, New Jersey, on Tuesday, August 8.

Due to the incredible and exponential success of the Alliance, the luncheon will

TABC Celebrates Honorees and Academic Teams at Scholarship Breakfast

This past Sunday, over 200 people gathered together for the TABC Annual Scholarship Breakfast. The honorees this year were Miriam and Ezra Lightman of Bergenfield, and the Community Service Award was presented to Michele and Ben Cooper of Teaneck. Additionally, there was a special tribute to the achievements of

Names, Not Numbers© Offers Poland Trip for Adults

For the past 13 years, “Names, Not Numbers©,” a one-of-a-kind Holocaust-education program, has introduced the tragedy of the Shoah in a most unique and personal way to literally thousands of students attending yeshiva day schools and high schools throughout the New York-New Jersey area and across North

We All Scream for Ice Cream

As the temperatures soared, so did the lines at Ice Cream on Grand as excited children and adults waited their turn to enjoy a sweet treat while lowering their body temperatures. Choices are difficult as the variety is overwhelming. Nevertheless, many children chose to “turn blue in the face” as they licked their cones with the all-time favorite flavor: