Thursday, May 23, 2019


Orly Gottesman to Be Honored by Emunah

Years of hard work led Orly Gottesman to an abundance of success. She created a line of gluten-free flours called Blends by Orly, now on the shelves of most supermarkets, and she has just launched a new line, Grainless Baking Company, which won its own award, the Sofi, from the Specialty Food Association, producers of the Fancy

Waltuch Gallery at Kaplen JCC Presents Paintings by Noah Elam

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Waltuch Art Gallery, located at 411 E. Clinton Avenue in Tenafly, presents “Taming Tigers,” an exhibition of dreamlike, mystical paintings by Noah Elam, who brings an original and surprising mix of Eastern and Western influences to a thoroughly contemporary vision. The show will be on display May

JFNNJ Holds Legislative Advocacy Day

The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey held a legislative advocacy day on Tuesday, April 30, at the Hoboken offices of New Jersey’s 33rd legislative district.

Members of the Jewish Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation advocated on concerns and interests that

Congregation Beth Aaron Speakers to Address Retirement

“The Retirement Red Zone” will be the topic on Wednesday, May 15, at 8:15 p.m., for Larry Shafier, CLU, ChFC, and Michael Visconti, CFP. At the free program held at Congregation Beth Aaron, they will discuss understanding the major challenges in the “Zone” (15 years before and 15 years after retirement) and discovering

Cong. Rinat Yisrael Plans Fifth Annual Community Learning Program

Congs. Rinat Yisrael and Beth Sholom will hold their fifth annual Community Learning Program, designed to attract hundreds of participants from across the community to an afternoon of Jewish study. This year’s program will be held at Rinat Yisrael on Shabbat, May 11 from 5 p.m. to 7:15 pm. The topic will be: Living in

Lubavitch on the Palisades to Begin New Class Series

“With All My Heart” is a new six-week course being given by Rabbi Mordechai Shain at Lubavitch on the Palisades in Tenafly. The course explores the Jewish art of prayer and spirituality, delving into the essence of prayer and fostering our connection with God. The class will begin on May 14 at 8:15 p.m. until

Dor L’Dor to Visit 9/11 Memorial

The Dor L’Dor Group at Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood, is sponsoring a trip on Wednesday, May 15, to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan. The full day program, which begins at 10 a.m. at the synagogue, kicks off with a brunch and lecture about the memorial and museum, after which the

Rinat Yisrael to Present Lecture and Film on Menachem Begin

On Thursday, May 16, at 8:30 p.m., Cong. Rinat Yisrael Adult Education will present a lecture and film: “The Attack on the Osirik Nuclear Reactor and the Leadership Values of Menachem Begin.” The speaker will be Herzl Makov, chairman of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center and former chief of staff to Prime

Young Israel of Fort Lee to Host Biblical Archeologist for Yom Yerushalayim

The Young Israel of Fort Lee’s Rabbi Dr. Jacob Reiner Memorial Lunch and Learn will feature Biblical Archeologist Dr. Jill Katz. With Yom Yerushalayim upon us, Dr. Katz will speak on the topic of “The Kotel From Herod’s Retaining Wall to Yom Yerushalayim.” Dr. Katz is a clinical assistant professor of archeology

Valley Chabad Teens Participates in ‘Lights for Lori’

Teens from Valley Chabad gathered in Woodcliff Lake for a traditional Shabbat dinner this past Friday, May 3.

Prior to the dinner, the girls lit Shabbat candles in memory of Lori Kaye, who was murdered last week when a terrorist entered the Chabad in Poway during Passover services. The teens

Kaplen JCC Will Journey to Brooklyn for Art Excursion

Discover street art in Brooklyn with acclaimed tour guide Ronnit Vasserman on a special trip offered by the Adult Department at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades—Greenpoint Art Excursion: North Brooklyn Renaissance, on Monday, May 13, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Greenpoint is one of Brooklyn’s hottest neighborhoods. Participants

10,000-Strong March of the Living Participants Say No to Anti-Semitism

(Courtesy of MOTL) On Yom HaShoah, Thursday, May 2, under the theme “Say No To Anti-Semitism,” more than 10,000 Jewish and non-Jewish youth from 40 countries and dozens of Holocaust survivors and dignitaries from around the world participated in the 31st annual International March of the Living to pay tribute to all