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Friday, November 22, 2019

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New Jersey Jewish Public Officials Caucus Meets

Please join New Jersey’s Jewish Public Officials Caucus for its inaugural wine and cheese reception at the NJLM Conference on Wednesday, November 20, 5-6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Studio 1 at the Borgata, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City.

RSVP to

Teaneck International Film Festival To Be Held at Bergenfield Cinemas

Teaneck International Film Festival presents “Leona,” a feature about a Jewish Mexican girl, and “Summer,” a short about chasidic Jewish girls in summer camp, on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m. at the Bergenfield Cinemas. Tickets are $10 at the door. Talkback will include Yiddish actress Melissa Weisz and “Summer”

Jeffery Gurock to Speak At Moriah on Nov. 19

The Moriah Association of Parents will be featuring Jeffery S. Gurock, the Libby M. Klaperman Professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University, on Tuesday, November 19, at 7:30 p.m.. He will be speaking about “American Judaism’s Historical and Contemporary Scorecard.” Through the metaphor of athleticism, Professor

Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin to Visit Fair Lawn’s Cong. Darchei Noam This Shabbat

Congregation Darchei Noam of Fair Lawn, will host Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin as a scholar in residence on the Shabbat of November 15-16.

Rabbi Dr. Slifkin is the founder and director of the Biblical Museum of Natural History near Beit Shemesh, Israel. Throughout the last 15 years, Rabbi Slifkin has

OU Jewish Community Home & Job Relocation Fair Planned in NYC

(Courtesy of OU) More than 2,000 people are expected at the Orthodox Union’s (OU) Seventh International Jewish Community Home & Job Relocation Fair, which will showcase a record-breaking 63 communities from the U.S. and Israel on Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 West 18th Street in Manhattan, 12-6

Chai Lifeline to Celebrate ‘An Evening for the Kids’ at 2019 Gala

(Courtesy of Chai Lifeline) Chai Lifeline will celebrate its 2019 Annual Gala on Monday, December 9, at The Marriott Marquis in New York City. A leading children’s health support network, Chai Lifeline provides critical assistance to children with life-threatening or lifelong illnesses

End of Jewish Communal Life in Arab Lands

One-day conference presented by Dahan Center, ASF Institute of 

Jewish Experience, Yeshiva University and Sephardi Heritage Project.

(Courtesy of The Dahan Center) In 2014, the Israeli government officially declared November 30 the Day of Jewish Refugees from

36th Annual International Minyan for NYC Marathoners Inspires This Year’s Runners

The 49th New York City Marathon, on Sunday, November 3, included 53,000 runners from 120 different countries, 97% of whom reached the finish line. It has become the premier event of its kind in the world.

One of the many features that makes this event so unique is the International

Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz to Kick off ‘Shivti’ Learning Program’s Second Year

Sunday mornings at Congregation Beth Aaron offer a unique learning program for men and women of all backgrounds.

Following the Sunday morning Shacharit, participants gather in the Beit Midrash where a prepared packet of sources is distributed. Under the direction of Rabbinic Intern Rabbi Sasson

Celebrate OHEL at 50

OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services will mark its 50th year with a unique and very special gala, according to CEO David Mandel. “This is not the OHEL gala that people are accustomed to,” he noted in a conversation with The Jewish Link. “They will be thrilled, invigorated and encouraged by the change to the

Come See ‘Screenagers’ On November 18 at Frisch

“Screening Our Future,” an initiative introduced in September 2019 aimed at resetting how our children approach technology, invites the entire community to “Screenagers,” a documentary focusing on raising kids in the digital age. The event will take place on Monday, November 18, and promises to offer insight, tools

Bergen Chofetz Chaim Yeshiva to Open in 2020

Last Wednesday evening, community members met to discuss the possibility of creating a new all-boys yeshiva elementary school in Bergen County. Led and invited into the community by David and Shani Ratzker of Bergenfield, representatives of the Rabbinical Seminary of America (a.k.a. Chofetz Chaim), based in Queens, met at