Thursday, May 23, 2019


How to Enhance Your Business Reputation

If you look back on the most successful businesses in history—Apple, Ford, Amazon—they all have at least one thing in common: a great reputation. This signature reputation is what has helped position these companies as some of the most successful in the world.

Conversely, it’s easy to see how companies that have battled bad reputations

Zahal Shalom Prepares for 27th Delegation Arriving in June

(Courtesy of Zahal Shalom) Anticipation and excitement are building as Zahal Shalom of Bergen County prepares to host its 27th delegation of wounded Israel Defense Force veterans in June.

Zahal Shalom, a non-profit organization located in Northern New Jersey, works to help aid and alleviate the injuries that Israeli

Fundraising Breakfast for MDA Planned in Teaneck

Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel’s official national ambulance and emergency service, will hold its second annual Breakfast for Israel on Sunday, May 19, at Congregation Beth Shalom from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Israel’s former consul general in New York, Ido Aharoni; Magen David Adom’s head of terrorism-response training,

US Chidon HaTanach Finals Held at YU

The Yeshiva University campus was first-time host to the always eagerly anticipated U.S. Chidon HaTanach Finals on Sunday, May 5. Over 240 finalists from among 550 original participants, coming from 80 schools across the country, gathered for the event,

Greater Teaneck Marks 80th Anniversary of the Shoah

In collaboration with 20 local synagogues and the greater Teaneck community, the Holocaust Commemoration Committee of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck marked the 80th anniversary of the onset of the Shoah on Wednesday evening, May 1, at Teaneck High School. As it has done for the past 37

Yavneh Academy Receives Gift of Two Restored Sifrei Torah on Yom HaShoah

Davening at Yavneh Academy on the morning of Yom HaShoah took on a very special meaning this year. Against the background of the horrific terrorist attack a few days earlier on the last day of Pesach in Poway, California, which the heroic Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein referred to as the re-enactment of

Teaneck Chabad to Hold Renewal Swabbing Event for Jay Gittelson

On May 19, at 10 a.m., Chabad of Teaneck will host a Renewal kidney donation awareness event, with swabbing opportunities for Jay Gittleson, a former Teaneck resident who has been on dialysis since March of 2017. Those swabbed will also have the option to determine if they are a match with others in the Renewal database. Renewal, a

Inaugural Dinner for Teach NJ to Be Held May 15 at the Newark Museum

Teach NJ, founded in 2015 to advocate for an increase in state funding for nonpublic schools, will hold its inaugural dinner on Wednesday, May 15, at the Newark Museum. It will be a night to publicly thank the guest of honor, Governor Phil Murphy, and New Jersey legislators for doubling security funding in

Frisch Seniors Visit Washington

On Thursday, May 2, a large majority of the 179 seniors at the Frisch School took an annual trip to Washington, D.C., to lobby members of Congress on the topic of Israel. The students split into 16 groups of approximately 10 students per group, with each group lobbying one or two members of Congress. They visited 32 members of

OU Women’s Initiative Brings ‘Shavuot 2019: Counting Towards Sinai’ to New Jersey Congregations

In keeping with its mission of implementing national programming for women of all ages and stages of life, the OU Women’s Initiative is excited to announce the launching of its “Shavuot 2019: Counting Towards Sinai.” Beginning in May and continuing through June, the Initiative will bring 22 noted female Torah

Monsey’s Ohr V’Daas Host Annual Dinner in Memory of Rabbi Yosef Lasdun, z”l

(Courtesy of Ohr V’Daas) With a mixture of sorrow and hope, Yeshivas Ohr V’Daas, the Rockland Institute for Special Education, (R.I.S.I) is dedicating this year’s scholarship dinner, which will take place on Sunday, May 26, at the YSV Valley Terrace in Monsey, in memory of a truly exceptional man, Rabbi Yosef Lasdun, z”l, as we mark

Rep. Gottheimer Visits Beth Abraham

(Courtesy of Rep. Gottheimer’s office) On Sunday, May 5, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited Congregation Beth Abraham in Bergenfield to stress the importance of tightening security at local religious institutions and schools. Gottheimer sought to publicize the availability of funds though the Nonprofit Security Grant