Thursday, May 23, 2019


Keshet Plans Innovative Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Trip to Israel

(Courtesy of Keshet) Young women approaching the age of bat mitzvah who are looking to do something meaningful with their mothers now have the opportunity to participate in Keshet’s Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Trip to Israel led by Sharona Margolin Halickman.

The action packed trip

Rabbinical College of America to Host Founders’ Gala

(Courtesy of RCA) The Rabbinical College of America will hold its annual National Founders’ Gala on Thursday, May 16, at the Robert Treat Center in Newark. The event will honor longtime trustee of the college, Zygmunt Wilf, and New Jersey’s First Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy for their longtime leadership, care and service to the

Former Israeli Supreme Court Justice to Headline Touro Law Program on Camp David

(Courtesy of Touro University) Retired Israeli Supreme Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein will headline a Touro program addressing Camp David, 40 Years Later: An Insider’s View, hosted by Touro Law Center. The presentation will be held on Sunday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m., at East Hill Synagogue on 225 Walnut Street in

Fair Lawn To Honor Ari Fuld, HY”D

On the evening of May 8, the community of Fair Lawn will gather for a Yom Hazikaron into Yom Ha’atzmaut program. The sponsors of the event are Congregations Shomrei Torah, 

Darchei Noam, Ahavat Achim and Young Israel. A special dedication to martyred Jewish hero Ari Fuld, HY”D, will

5 Tools Every Startup Needs

Owning a startup business is a lot of hard work. After you’ve successfully conducted market research, found investors, and opened up shop, the process of actually running your startup can be just as difficult and time-consuming. In order to stay afloat in a market saturated by hundreds of hungry business owners, you need to stand out, provide

Pesach With Governor Murphy

Upcoming Community Shabbat Chayal to Feature Lev LaChayal

With the recitation of the “Tefillah L’shlom Chayalei Eretz Yisrael” that formalizes our constant prayers for the young men and women of the IDF who protect our brethren in Israel daily, every Shabbat in our area is a Shabbat Chayal. However, in a move to formalize our tributes in the form of financially

TABC Students ‘Bare Witness’

Picture yourself in someone else’s shoes. It’s a cliché, but for 14 students in the Holocaust studies senior elective course at TABC it was truly transformative. After months of preparation, these students, under the guidance of Cary Reichardt and Rebecca Lopkin, collaborated on testimonials from six

Veha’er Women’s Learning Program Bridges Teaneck and Passaic

At a kickoff event held in February at the home of Miriam and Allen Pfeiffer, 150 women gathered to initiate the Veha’er Women’s Learning Program. No print media or intense advertisement had been sent out prior to the event; just “buzz” and word of mouth. Why the large showing? According to founder Shuli Fuchs, the

OU Semichat Chaver Program Expands to 20 Locations Worldwide

The Semichat Chaver Program (SCP), one of the newest initiatives sponsored by the Orthodox Union, began a mere 18 months ago in two locations in Israel. The program was so popular that it has seen tremendous growth, and is now set to expand to over 20 locations, in Israel and along the U.S. East Coast.

BCHSJS Announces 2019 Gala Honorees

(Courtesy of BCHSJS) The Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS), Bergen County’s only weekly Hebrew high school, will hold its annual gala dinner and largest fundraiser on Wednesday, June 5, at Congregation Beth Sholom in Teaneck.

At the gala, BCHSJS

Rabbi David Stav to Address ‘The Jewish Future of the State of Israel’ at Rinat Yisrael

The Adult Education Committee of Cong. Rinat Yisrael presents Rabbi David Stav, chairman of Tzohar, on Sunday, May 5, at 9 a.m., addressing “The Jewish Future of the State of Israel.”

Rabbi David Stav is the chief rabbi of the city of Shoham and the chairman of Tzohar, an Israeli