Tuesday, July 16, 2019


Kaplen JCC to Hold 19th Annual Play Fore! the Kids: Golf, Tennis & Games Event

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is excited to announce its 19th annual “Play Fore! the Kids: Golf, Tennis & Games” outing at Alpine Country Club in Demarest, New Jersey, on Monday, August 5. The event raises critical funds for children with special needs, allowing the JCC

Take ‘Shelly’s Way’ to Cedar Lane

In honor of Shelly’s Vegetarian Cafe and Caterers’ milestone anniversary, a section of Cedar Lane has been renamed Shelly’s Way. The Teaneck restaurant has been serving the community for 25 years, and the name change is only part of a larger celebration marking the occasion. Already visible on the street are signs marking the

RYNJ ‘Yom Chesed’ Marks Rabbi Kaminetsky’s First Yahrtzeit

While the greater Teaneck community reflects back on a year without their beloved Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky, and the first yahrzeit coincided with the last day of school for many yeshivot, events leading up to this day reflected who Rabbi Kaminetsky was. The Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North

NORPAC Hosts Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) in Englewood

(Courtesy of NORPAC) On Sunday evening, Senator Shelley Moore Capito was welcomed back to the home of Lori and Kevin Lemmer in Englewood for a NORPAC pro-Israel event.

Shelley was elected in 2014 after having served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 14 years. She sits on the Senate

Young Israel of Fort Lee Celebrates Chai Dinner

(Courtesy of Young Israel of Fort Lee) On Wednesday, June 19, The Young Israel of Fort Lee celebrated its 18th annual dinner attended by record numbers. This event, which is most certainly the highlight of the year, honored three very special people who exemplify why the shul is attracting so many new members.

OHEL Seeks to Interview Children/Teens From Divorced Homes

Five years ago OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services produced a groundbreaking video “Rising from Divorce,” which was seen by thousands and addressed the need for children of divorce to not be caught in the middle.

Coupled with a national awareness campaign and screenings in many cities

Matchmaker Marathon Comes to Teaneck

(Courtesy of YUConnects) “When a dream turns into a reality, it’s truly an amazing feeling.” This was the emotion expressed by Naomi Landsman, a Teaneck based matchmaker and YUConnects Bergen County connector, creator of last week’s Matchmaker Marathon.

Last Wednesday, 24 matchmakers

Kaplen JCC to Host Tour of Leonard Cohen Exhibit at Jewish Museum

On Tuesday, July 23, 9:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m., the JCC will host a private tour of the Leonard Cohen exhibit—A Crack in Everything—now on view at the Jewish Museum. This exceptional contemporary show is inspired by the imagination and legacy of the influential singer/songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen. It is the first of its kind

Beth Abraham Holds Annual Dinner

On June 20, Beth Abraham’s 24th annual dinner was held. The dinner honored Heather and Daniel Kaminetsky and Chana and Tsachi Meyers, who are pictured with Shul President Jonathan Landa and Assemblyman Chris Tully, Assemblywoman Lisa Swain and Bergenfield Council President Ora Kornbluth


Teaneck-Bruriah Busing: On the Chopping Block, Again

On Tuesday, July 2, the Teaneck superintendent of schools and the Board of Education transportation staff will meet with interested parents regarding the cancellation of the board’s contract with D&M tours, which has been providing busing for Teaneck residents attending Bruriah High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Fair Lawn’s Shomrei Torah Hosts Community-Wide MMR Booster Clinic

On the evening of June 19, Shomrei Torah of Fair Lawn held a booster clinic for adults to inoculate against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), making it the first synagogue in Bergen County and likely the entire state of New Jersey to do so. The opportunity was not just made available to shul members, but for the Fair Lawn

‘Mikva the Musical’ Inspires Teaneck Women

The Monday evening U.S. performance of “Mikva the Musical: Music and Monologues from the Deep” treated the sold-out audience at the intimate Black Box Theater in Teaneck’s Plaza to an evening of inspiration through entertainment. Coming off a highly successful premiere season in Israel, “Mikva the Musical” was