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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Friendship Circle’s ‘Moms Night Out’ Program Is an Oasis of Support

Mothers Unwind, Have Fun and Share Challenges With Those Who Understand Best.

Paramus—For mothers of children with special needs, there’s nothing more reassuring than knowing they’re not alone. Long days, hectic schedules and caring for their child—plus meeting the rest of the family’s

Holy Name Medical Center, Township of Teaneck and Age-Friendly Teaneck Present Advance-Care Planning Series

New Jersey Healthcare Quality Institute’s ‘Conversation of Your Life’ initiative offers community events for Teaneck residents.

Teaneck—Is there ever a good time to talk about serious illnesses and medical crises? Or, what kind of care you’d want through the end of your life? Beginning in

Yeshiva University Plans Jewish Job Fair for March 1

New York—Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration will host their annual Jewish Job Fair on Thursday, March 1, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on YU’s Wilf Campus, 2501 Amsterdam Ave. at 185th Street in New York City. The event is free and open to

AMIT Mission Will Give Participants Unique Perspective on Israeli Education

Jerusalem—AMIT, Israel’s premier educational network, will organize a five-day mission to Israel this Spring culminating in a memorable Yom Yerushalayim experience. The trip is scheduled for May 21-25 and is focused on allowing AMIT’s supporters to experience the magical experience of Yom Yerushalayim in Jerusalem. The group will be

Bergenfield Public Library Hosts ‘Fabulous Fabrics’ Exhibit and Program

The Bergenfield Library has an intriguing new public exhibit in its lower lobby, titled “Fabulous Fabrics From Five Continents.” On display are fabrics and designs made from many materials and from many cultures on loan from Ms. Judy Manton, who put together the collection over decades of world travel.

OU Opens Doors to Women Leaders

Last week, in a message to its hundreds of member rabbis and synagogue affiliates, the Orthodox Union (OU) made a statement regarding women and leadership positions in synagogue life. Citing extensive research of a rabbinic commission, and releasing its 17-page rabbinic response concurrently, the OU

Mendel Balk Yachad Adult Community Center to Launch Feb. 27

Evenings can be quiet, and sometimes extremely lonely for adults with special needs. Those who live at home need activities to do and events to attend in the evenings with friends, as well as ways to keep their minds sharp, just like others their own age. “Adults with special needs face unique challenges. While

SINAI: ‘This Is the School I Have Prayed For’

The word is out, all over the tri-state area. There is an inestimable impact on families when their child with special needs gets the right help. Often, parents can’t resist telling others about their experience, while others merely want to shout it from the rooftops. Families who seek a Jewish day-school education for their

Back to Health Physical Therapy Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Back to Health Physical Therapy recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary at its newly expanded clinic in River Edge. “We are very grateful to have the opportunity to help so many members of our local community,” said Back to Health’s owner and Teaneck resident, Mordy Simpson. “Our anniversary party was

Meet the SINAI Dinner Honorees

The SINAI Annual Benefit Dinner will take place on Sunday, February 26, at the Glenpointe Marriott Hotel in Teaneck, New Jersey. This year’s honorees are Ilana and Adam Chill, from New Rochelle; Malca and Rabbi Chaim Jachter, from Teaneck; Esther and Moshe Muschel, from Englewood; and Orit and Moshe

Ma’ayanot Announces Honorees for Annual Scholarship Dinner

On Saturday evening, March 4, Ma’ayanot parents, students, alumnae and friends will gather at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck for Ma’ayanot’s Annual Scholarship Fund Dinner. This year’s dinner is dedicated to the memory of Bruce Ritholtz, z”l, and the school is honored to present his wife,

KBY Honors the Memory of Eli Klein z”l

Over 150 men and women attended an azkara program honoring the memory of the beloved longtime director of Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh (KBY) in Israel, Mr. Eli Klein, z”l. The event was held on February 2 at the Yeshiva University campus in Upper Manhattan.

Starting in 1964, Mr. Klein served KBY