Monday, September 23, 2019


Congregation Beth Aaron Offers Financial Security Workshop

On September 11, at 8 p.m., at Congregation Beth Aaron, 950 Queen Anne Road in Teaneck, Larry Shafier, CLU, CMFC, financial advisor for Prudential, will speak on spousal protection strategies to help provide financial security for both spouses. This event is being sponsored by Michael Visconti, CFP, regional vice president,

Yair Kraus of Kiryat Shemona Hesder Yeshiva to Speak in Teaneck

The Kiryat Shemona Hesder Yeshiva presents an evening with Yair Kraus, distinguished Israeli journalist and Kiryat Shemona Hesder Yeshiva alumnus. Kraus will speak about “Strengthening Israel’s North Through Security and Resilience” and the impact of the Kiryat Shemona Hesder Yeshiva on the Galilee

Torah in the AM Continues At Keter Torah

Torah in the AM takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Avenue in Teaneck. Classes are for both men and women, beginning Tuesday, September 3. The schedule is as follows:

9:10 a.m.: Chavura study of Sefer

Congregation Shaare Tefillah Spearheads Blood Drive

Excitement is growing as Congregation Shaare Tefillah of Teaneck’s second annual blood drive, organized by its Men’s Club and the Red Cross, is rapidly approaching on September 8. The community-wide drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 2.pm. at 510 Claremont Ave. in the synagogue’s social hall. The need for

Teaneck Community Chorus Starts Rehearsals

Come sing with the Teaneck Community Chorus! Join the choir at the first rehearsal of the 2019-2020 season, Sunday, September 8, 7 p.m., Ethical Culture Society, 687 Larch Ave., Teaneck. They’ll rehearse songs like “Big Yellow Taxi” and “Garden Song” that celebrate and protect the beauty of the earth

Don Glaser Jazz Trio Coming To Jules Bistro in the Fall

The Don Glaser Jazz Trio will be performing at Jules Bistro on Thursday, September 12; Wednesday, October 23; and Wednesday, November 20, from 7:30 until 10:30. The club is located at 65 St. Marks Pl, New York, NY 10003, and can be reached at 212-447-5560. Glaser will be performing with Peter Traunmueller on drums and Nate Brown on

Is Scouting Right for Your Son?

Do you think your kid has to stay tethered to the computer? How about connected to a fishing line, with a live fish on the other end. Glued to his smart phone? Not when he’s gluing the final touches on his Pinewood Derby racecar or organizing his peers for a boy scout event. Cub Scout Pack 613 and Boy Scout Troop 226 are shomer

NJ Physician Assisted Suicide Bill Takes Effect

The appellate division of the New Jersey Superior Court on Tuesday, August 27, dissolved a lower court order to block the the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act. Bergenfield physician Rabbi Dr. Yosef Glassman, who brought the lawsuit against the state, said he will appeal.


Nefesh B’Nefesh Celebrates Summer Olim With ‘Aliyah Tovah’ Event at Mini Israel

Over 2,200 Nefesh B’Nefesh olim celebrated an afternoon of family fun.

(Courtesy of Nefesh B’Nefesh) Nefesh B’Nefesh hosted an event at Park Mini Israel Sunday afternoon, open to all past Nefesh B’Nefesh olim during the last week before school begins in Israel. The first-ever

An Emotional Midnight Minyan in Hackensack

(Courtesy of Chabad of Hackensack) Rabbi Mendy Kaminker of Chabad of Hackensack experienced an amazing sense of pride in his congregation this week when they answered a middle-of-the-night call to help a fellow Jew.

Rabbi Kaminker received a phone call at 10:45 p.m. the other night from Rabbi

Bergenfield Doctor’s Lawsuit Halts NJ Physician-Assisted Suicide Act

Rabbi Yosef P. Glassman, MD, of Bergenfield, has won a lawsuit to temporarily stop the New Jersey Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act that had been scheduled to take effect on August 16. The law would allow physicians, under certain conditions, to prescribe drugs to terminally ill patients for the sole purpose

Attorneys, Parents Fight Cancellation of Teaneck-Bruriah Bus Route

It’s a story that keeps repeating itself. The Teaneck Board of Education, intent on cutting costs outside the classroom, continues to try to consolidate, reorganize or remove bus routes from students who live in the township who attend private schools. Because of Teaneck’s vibrant population of observant Jewish, Muslim and