Thursday, May 23, 2019


Again, Sidewalk Complaints Are Cracking Up Teaneck

In June of 2016, The Jewish Link reported that dozens of anonymous and/or pen-named complaints had arrived in the office of the Teaneck department of public works, citing cracked sidewalks at specific addresses as hazardous to passing walkers.

The identity of the complainant or complainants was

Teaneck to Mark 80th Anniversary of the Shoah

For well over 30 years, the Holocaust Commemoration Committee of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck has annually honored the memory of the victims of the Shoah. Many of the original members of the Committee are children of survivors and see the annual commemoration as a personal as well as communal tribute to the

Support Team Fischman at Walk MS 2019

Aharon Fischman settled in Teaneck with his wife Aliza 24 years ago. Soon after, at the age of 25, Aharon began experiencing problems with his vision, prompting him to see a doctor who diagnosed him with optic neuritis. After a series of tests, Aharon was told that he had Multiple Sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that

Magen David Adom to Hold Second Annual Breakfast for Israel

Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel’s official national ambulance and emergency service, is set to hold their second annual Breakfast for Israel on Sunday, May 19. Taking place at Congregation Beth Shalom and running from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the breakfast will include presentations from many speakers, including Israel’s Former Consul

Turn Your Clothing Clutter Into Kindness at Yad Leah Clothing Drive

(Courtesy of Yad Leah) The entire class was counting down to Wednesday, the day of the big end-of-the-year trip, the highlight of fourth grade. But when the big day came, Avi was not there. He told his mom he had a stomach ache but he was really hiding under his blankets ashamed because he didn’t have sneakers, a bathing suit and

Education Takes You Farther at Bergen This Summer/Fall

(Courtesy of Bergen Community College) Students from Bergen Community College and four-year schools throughout the country will once again have the opportunity to earn credits beginning this May as part of the institution’s summer sessions. Registration for summer and fall classes, which begin Wednesday, Sept. 4, is open online,

Dor L’Dor Plans Pre-Passover Lunch and Learn

On Tuesday, April 9, Dor L’Dor group of Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue in Englewood, is sponsoring a pre-Passover Lunch and Learn at 12:00 p.m. The talk will be given by Rabbi Chaim Poupko, senior rabbi of Congregation Ahavath Torah. His topic will be “Haggadah Highlights.” There will also be a Mini Pre-Passover

Miriam Krupka Berger to Give Pre-Pesach Shiur at Beth Aaron

The Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Aaron and Lamdeinu are co-sponsoring a free pre-Pesach shiur with Miriam Krupka Berger on Tuesday, April 9, at 8:00 p.m., in the shul. Her topic will be “The Four Loves of Shir ha-Shirim: Can We Be Friends with God?” The program is open to both men and women. Light refreshments will be

Rabbi Baruch Simon to Speak at Beth Aaron

Rabbi Baruch Simon, rosh yeshiva at RIETS, will offer a pre-Pesach shiur on Thursday, April 11, at 8:15 p.m., at Congregation Beth Aaron. His topic will be “Haggadah Insights: Torah for the Seder.”

Congregation Beth Aaron is located at 950 Queen Anne Road in Teaneck.

TORA Offers Pre-Pesach Shiur

The Teaneck Orthodox Retiree Association (TORA) will hold a special pre-Pesach lunch and lecture on Tuesday, April 9, with Rabbi Zev Goldberg. He will speak on the topic of “10 Inspirational Ideas to Share at Your Seder.” The event will take place at Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, with lunch available at 12:00 and the lecture beginning

Bergenfield Government Day Open House Is This Sunday

Come explore your Borough Hall at the Bergenfield Government Day Open House. Join fellow Bergenfield families on April 7 from 1 - 4 p.m. and help celebrate the borough’s upcoming 125th anniversary. There will be fire trucks, ambulances, police cars and DPW trucks for children to explore. The police will also have free infant seat checks,

Jewish Federation Runs Mitzvah Pop-ups

Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations department had a great experience organizing and participating in two March Mitzvah Madness Pop-up events. Thank you to hosts, Lauren Barr and family and Yeshivat He’Atid’s fifth grade class.

JCRC Director Ariella Noveck had the