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Tikvah Fund Discusses Orthodoxy and School Choice

The Tikvah Fund has announced it will convene a special program on education policy and the observant community, “School Choice and The Jews.” The event will take place at Tikvah’s Midtown Manhattan headquarters on Thursday, May 18, at 6:30 p.m. It will mark the first of a new evening lecture series open to the

Moriah Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut With Evening Event

We all love to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day, and last Tuesday evening at The Moriah School’s second annual Yom Ha’atzmaut program, celebrate we certainly did. The event started at 5:30, and it was an evening full of fun and engaging activities that connected us all to Israel. The program included a spectacular

RIETS Shavuot Yarchei Kallah Offers Uplifting Torah Insight From Roshei Yeshiva

Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will offer an unparalleled opportunity for participants to spend the Shavuot holiday immersed in high-level Torah learning and thought at its seventh annual Shavuot Yarchei Kallah. Led by its world-class roshei yeshiva and rebbeim, the event will take place at

2017 J-Biz Expo and Business Conference: Where the Business World Comes Together

It’s a whole new world out there, and J-Biz Expo and Business Conference is the place to be. It is the place where you will get to personally meet the movers and shakers of the business world—under the same roof as grassroots business owners and entrepreneurs, and hundreds of dynamic, innovative exhibitors you would love to consider

Artist Shimon Attie Speaks at Congregation Beth Sholom

Shimon Attie will present this year’s annual invited art lecture at Congregation Beth Sholom in Teaneck at 354 Maitland Avenue on Monday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. The lecture is entitled, “Sites Unseen: Igniting and Challenging Memory.”

Shimon Attie is an internationally renowned visual artist

Beth Aaron Hosts Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin

On Shabbat, May 20, Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin, director of education for NCSY, will be the scholar-in-residence at Congregation Beth Aaron. On Shabbat morning, following the Main Minyan, he will speak on “The Hassidic Revolution Against the Grand Hassidic Rebbe: The Story and Relevance of Polish Hassidut.” On Shabbat afternoon at

Bris Avrohom’s Rabbi Kanelsky Opens Bergen Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony

On Wednesday, April 26, Bergen County held its Annual Holocaust Memorial Day at One Bergen County Plaza. County Executive James Tedesco, III made a proclamation for the event, and the welcome remarks were given by Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, executive director of Bris Avrohom. Claire Kahane, a Holocaust survivor descendant and one of

Gottheimer and Mast Announce U.S. - Israel Joint Missile Defense Act

Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Brian Mast (FL-18) announced the bipartisan “U.S.-Israel Joint Missile Defense Act” to further develop the Arrow 3 system to help advance America’s interests in the volatile region and protect our vital, democratic ally. The act will authorize the secretary of defense to conduct a test in the

TABC Faculty Presents Shavuot Torah Series for Adults

The Judaic studies faculty of TABC will present a series of seven shiurim over Shavuot this year. These adult-education lectures are presented in cooperation with local synagogues in Teaneck and Bergenfield. The talks will be hosted by four centrally located congregations—Beth Abraham, Keter Torah, Beth Aaron and Bnai

Ron Dermer Will Keynote at Yeshiva University’s 86th Commencement

Tzili Charney and Rabbi Manfred Fulda will be honored.

Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary doctorate at Yeshiva University’s 86th Commencement on Thursday, May 25, at 11 a.m. at Madison Square

Rabbi Dov Emerson Joins MTA

Nationally renowned educator Rabbi Dov Emerson will be joining the Leadership Team at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) beginning on July 1. Rabbi Emerson will focus on faculty development and support, as well as nurturing our continued academic growth, in his role as director of

Young People’s Chorus at Thurnauer School of Music Performs at Carnegie Hall

In recognition of its dedication to musical excellence, the Young People’s Chorus at the Thurnauer School of Music has been invited by Distinguished Concerts International New York City (DCINY) to perform in “Music for Treble and Youth Chorus” in the Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall on Monday, June 26. The performance