Tuesday, July 16, 2019


JFCS Wheels-for-Meals Ride to Fight Hunger Draws Record Participation

(Courtesy of JFCS) On June 23rd, 2019, more than 300 riders, hikers and volunteers convened at Temple Emanu-El in Closter, to take part in the ninth annual Wheels-for-Meals Ride to Fight Hunger. Organized by Jewish Family & Children’s Services (JFCS), the ride has raised over $115,000 from

Teach NJ Visits Clifton Cheder

(Courtesy of Teach NJ) Teach NJ recently coordinated a visit to Clifton Cheder with Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake, who represents Clifton and other local communities. The students welcomed her with banners and letters of thanks for the recent doubling of school security funding that she supported. She

Federation Meets With Public Officials

(Courtesy of JFNNJ) The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey held another event in a series of Legislative Advocacy programs on Tuesday, June 18, at Assemblyman Pedro Mejilla of New Jersey’s 32nd legislative district.

Members of the Jewish Community Relations Committee of Jewish Federation

JFCS Welcomes Michele Wellikoff

Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey (JFCS) has been providing support to those in need in the community for over 60 years. In 2019, facing ever-increasing demands from people looking for help with issues such as depression, anxiety, food scarcity, aging loved ones and unemployment, JFCS realized

LPS to Launch ‘The Springboard School’

This fall, the JCC Therapeutic Nursery will be moving to Lubavitch on the Palisades (LPS) in Tenafly. With a new home comes a brand new name: The Springboard School. The move comes after the school has served children with social, emotional and behavioral challenges for over 24 years at the JCC on the Palisades.

SummerStage ‘New York Cantors’ Concert Is Smash Hit

From the opening notes of “Yerushalayim Shel Zahav” to the closing duet rendition of “My Yiddishe Mama” by brothers Yanky and Shulem Lemmer, the recent SummerStage New York Cantors presentation was a true kiddush Hashem, sanctification of Hashem’s name.

Played to an audience of New

Author Joseph Telushkin to Discuss Bestselling Book in Hackensack on July 1

(Courtesy of Chabad of Hackensack) Joseph Telushkin’s latest book, “Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History,” landed on the New York Times bestseller list within days of its release and is continuing to make ripples, well beyond the Jewish

Naaleh High School for Girls Hosts First Ever Gala Barbecue Dinner

Naaleh High School for Girls concluded its inaugural school year with a gala barbecue and fundraiser. The event was held at Naaleh’s campus in Ridgewood, where the community was invited to relish an elegant and intimate ambiance while enjoying a delicious dinner and music. The program included a video recap of Naaleh’s first year

Congregation Beth Aaron Hosts Rabbi Yehoshua Landau This Shabbat

This Shabbat, June 21-22, Rabbi Yehoshua Landau of Yeshivat Reishit Yerushalayim and Tiferet Seminary in Beit Shemesh, will be the scholar-in-residence at Congregation Beth Aaron, 950 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck.

On Friday, June 21, at 9:00 p.m., young women from grades 11 through college are

Lubavitch on the Palisades Visits Ohel of Lubavitcher Rebbe

Lubavitch on the Palisades invites you to join a trip to the ohel (gravesite) of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Shneerson, on July 2nd, 2019, in honor of the 25th anniversary of his passing. Buses will be leaving from Lubavitch on the Palisades, 11 Harold St., Tenafly, N.J. at 6:00 p.m. Reservation required.

YI of Fort Lee Hosts Executive Director of ORA on Agunah Crisis

On Wednesday, June 12, the Young Israel of Fort Lee, for its ongoing and popular Rabbi Dr. Jacob Reiner Memorial Lunch and Learn, hosted Keshet Starr, Esq., the executive director of the Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA). It is the only worldwide nonprofit organization addressing this problem.

JCOT Dinner Honors Community Helpers/Israel Supporters

The Jewish Center of Teaneck will host its annual dinner Monday, June 24, honoring three distinguished families who continuously dedicate themselves to the shul, the Jewish community and the State of Israel.

The Jewish Center is privileged to dedicate its Aron Kodesh in honor