Wednesday, April 01, 2020


President Trump to Headline Annual Republican Jewish Coalition Conference

The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) will hold its annual leadership conference in Las Vegas this weekend, from March 13-15. The RJC is a political grassroots organization with a growing presence around the country. It provides a unique bridge between the Jewish community and Republican decision makers. The RJC is

Miriam Krupka Berger Gives Sara Lamm Dratch Memorial Lecture

Tamar and Yigal Gross remember their Aunt Sara, z”l, as funny, exuberant and tenacious. In 2013, at the age of 50, Sara was afflicted with a virulent illness and was quickly and tragically taken from her adoring family and community.

Sara Lamm Dratch was the youngest child of Mindy and Dr

IDEA School Hosts Second ‘Exhibition Of Student Learning’ of the School Year

Housed at the state-of-the art, multi-functional Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, the Idea School hosted its second trimester Exhibition of Student Learning of the 2019-20 school year on Wednesday evening, February 26. In attendance were parents, siblings and extended family members, as well as community visitors who

Second Teaneck 5K/Fun Run to Be Held in May

(Courtesy of TOPS) On May 31, Teaneck will host its third 5K race, sponsored by the Teaneck Organization for Public Schools (TOPS), to help supplement funding for technology, math and literacy programs for the students of Teaneck’s public schools. The 5K race has been fully certified and sanctioned by U.S. Track & Field. There will

Lander College for Women’s Susan Weissman: The Affinity Between Purim and Yom Kippur

During the month of Adar, Lander College for Women, the Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten Women’s Division of Touro College, will be sharing the message of “Courage and Transformation: Timeless Messages from Tanach” in many communities. Five shuls in the Teaneck community will host female scholars from Lander College for Women,

Ma’aleh School of Film and Television in Jerusalem Innovates Two New Tracks

Another delightful evening of Ma’aleh Films was held at Congregation Rinat Yisrael on Saturday night, February 29. Ma’aleh aficionados anticipate these Israeli film gems and come out wherever they are shown in the community. Accompanying the films at this showing was Neta Ariel, who has served as Ma’aleh’s director

Bonei Olam Holds Joyous Event in Bergen County

Yad Leah to Hold Mega Clothing Drive March 22

(Courtesy of Yad Leah) Yad Leah has announced its Third Annual Northern New Jersey Mega Clothing Drive, which will take place on March 22. Yad Leah supports needy families across Israel by providing them with quality clothing and, in turn, ensuring their dignity and pride. The organization will be accepting all clothing in like-new

Deepening New Jersey's Academic Ties With Israel

For more than a decade, Israel has faced its longest ongoing battle to date, as anti-Israel sentiment on college campuses across the United States continues to remain prevalent, provoking academic boycotts as recently as this past month at the University of Illinois. As institutions continue to disregard the rise of BDS on

Leonard and Syril Rubin Early Childhood Center Plans Open House

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC) The Leonard & Syril Rubin Early Childhood Center at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is hosting a rocking “Tot Shabbat” Open House on March 20, 9:15 a.m., to showcase its offerings for children ages 3 months to 5 years. At the event, the whole family can enjoy a free, fun and interactive,

Holocaust Survivor Moshe Avital To Speak in Woodcliff Lake

Seventy-five years after the Russian forces liberated what perhaps was the most famous death camp in the Holocaust, one of its survivors is going to share his story. Moshe Avital, who was sent to Auschwitz when he was only 14 years old, will be addressing a special gathering at the Eternal Flame Lecture.

Beth Aaron Plans Community Events

The Beth Aaron Sisterhood is selling shmura matzah from the Shatzer Matza Factory in Brooklyn, offering regular, whole wheat, gluten-free oat and spelt matza. The deadline is Monday, March 30 (please note March 15 for gluten-free oat and spelt). Pickup for all orders will be Sunday, April 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. Order online