Friday, February 21, 2020


Fair Lawn Jewish Center to Host Book Review Event

Rabbi Roth will review “How to Fight Anti-Semitism” by New York Times writer Bari Weiss at noon on Monday, March 30. The cost is $15 for FLJCr members and $18 for non-members and includes a Kosher Nosh deli lunch. RSVP by March 26 to [email protected] office at or by calling

Teaneck/Bergenfield Purim Costume Gemach To Open at Keter Torah

The Teaneck/Bergenfield Costume Gemach began in 2015 in memory of Farvish Hirsch Ben Shmuel Leib. After noticing Facebook posts and Teaneck shul emails asking to either borrow or lend a specific costume for Purim, Sarah Savestesky and Rivki Rosenthal decided to start the Costume Gemach. This allows families “new to

New Date Set for Teaneck Teen Idol

Teaneck Teen Idol, which was postponed due to snow, will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, at Teaneck High School, 100 Elizabeth Avenue. The evening will feature Victoria Woelfle, all contestants,vocalists Reggie Bennet and Khalil Daniel, the first Teaneck Teen Idol, and accompanist Caelan Cardell, Returning

Facebook Removes Rise Up Ocean County’s Page

Rise Up Ocean County has had its social media page on Facebook removed, after a months-long effort of community leaders and elected officials, who urged Facebook to remove the site for violating its own terms of service and because social media companies must ensure that hate does not fester on their platforms.

Global Leader in Sports Rehab Announces New East Coast Director

(Courtesy of American Friends of Israel Sport Center for the Disabled) American Friends of Israel Sport Center for the Disabled, a global leader in sport rehabilitation, is pleased to announce and welcome Beth Grafman as the organization’s east coast director. Grafman will be responsible for building awareness, involvement and support for

JFCS to Host Seminar For Job Seekers

(Courtesy of JFCS) With a low national unemployment rate, the assumption is that everyone can easily land a job. That is not true. Job seekers and employees often have different needs and making that match is not always easy. There are steps, however, that job seekers can take to give themselves an advantage.

Jay Levin Highlights History of Teaneck

(Courtesy of Teaneck Historical Society) As Teaneck nears its 125th birthday, a local writer has produced a lovely present for those who want to learn more about the township’s rich and diverse past.

On Jan. 27, Arcadia Publishing Company released the newest in its series of

Andy Statman to Perform at Davar This Sunday Night

(Courtesy of Lark Street Music) This Sunday night February 9 at 7 p.m., Davar Institute at 1500 Sussex Ave in Teaneck will host live and in-person Andy Statman and his Bluegrass Band, “Andy’s Ramble” consisting of Andy on mandolin, Marc Horowitz on banjo, Gene Yellin on guitar and Tim Kiah on standup bass

‘Mitzvah Tanks’ Bring Hope to Jersey City

(Courtesy of Chabad.org) On Tuesday, Feburary 4, more than 100 students from the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown took their message of hope and inspiration to the streets of Jersey City, the site of the recent anti-Semitic shooting, and other towns across North Jersey. They traveled in a fleet

YIOT To Host Running Champ Beatie Deutsch on Feb. 6

On Thursday, February 6, The Young Israel of Teaneck invites women of the greater community to Sunday Night Learning featuring Beatie Deutsch, an Israeli national marathon champion and Olympic candidate. Deutsch will share her story of empowerment as an Orthodox mother of five raising a family while pursuing her passion of

World Mizrachi’s Rav Perez Urges WZO Vote for OIC/Slate 4

Social media users, since January 21, might have noticed friends sharing links about the World Zionist Organization (WZO) election, held once every five years. The vote is open for 50 days, until Shushan Purim.

American Jews are being urged to vote in higher numbers than ever before to

Idea School and Institute Receives Covenant Foundation Grant

Earlier this month the Covenant Foundation awarded $1.7 million dollars in new grants for the 2020 year, which are used to fund different Jewish schools across the nation.

Among the many schools awarded was The Idea School and Institute, located in Tenafly, and led by Head of School