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Friday, November 22, 2019

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Rabbi Shay Schachter Named Rabbinic Advisor to Yachad

The Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yachad, the leading group for individuals with disabilities in the Orthodox community, appointed Rabbi Shay Schachter to serve as its rabbinic and halachic advisor.

Rabbi Schachter will provide ongoing guidance pertaining to the spiritual components of Yachad,

The Shabbat Project Is Coming Back to Teaneck

On Friday night, November 15, the global grassroots movement the Shabbat Project is coming to Teaneck for the third year in a row. A catered dinner, preceded by candle lighting on the premises and Carlebach-style davening, will take place at Congregation Beth Aaron, 950 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck.

The

Teaneck Mikvah to Celebrate 10th Annual Women’s Event

The Teaneck Mikvah Association will host its “Tenth Annual Women’s Event” on November 20, 2019. That evening, service awards will be presented to two most deserving women, Renee Blumenfeld and Adeena Mayerfeld, and the program will feature inspirational speaker Judith Rubin, founder of the Ohel

Shalom Task Force Plans Annual Brunch

(Courtesy of Shalom Task Force) The Shalom Task Force Confidential Hotline phone rang. Esther was calling from work. After a particularly terrible weekend she had finally found a safe place and time to call. They were the model family. They were recently honored by their shul, their children attend the local yeshiva and perform

Chabad of Franklin Lakes Visits Jewish Heritage Museum

Confused. Angry. Sad. Inspired. Upset. These were some of the understandable reactions to a visit by the children of Chabad Hebrew School in Franklin Lakes to the Auschwitz exhibit at the Jewish Heritage Museum in New York City.

Actually, the three-hour exhibit was comprehensive, engaging and all around excellent.

The children discovered a very

ADL Hosts Annual Summit on Anti-Semitism

“Never Is Now” is ADL’s Annual Summit on Anti-Semitism and Hate. As ADL’s signature annual event, it is at its core a one-day conference focused on understanding contemporary drivers and dynamics of anti-Semitism. However, one cannot look at anti-Semitism in a vacuum given the daily reminders that any

Melava Malka Marks Yahrzeit Of Rachel Imeinu

On Motzei Shabbat, November 9, at 8:00 p.m., Congregation Bnai Yeshurun will host a Melava Malka and showing of the 17th Annual Yahrzeit Rachel Imeinu Video, “Your Inner Spark: Finding the True You.” The program is l’ilui Nishmat Reuven Bauman; Reuven Tzvi, ben Menachem Yitzchok, z”l, and will begin with an

Breakfast Program Will Address Trust and Estate Issues for Israeli and American Families

When a family tree has branches in both the United States and Israel, important decisions on how to cultivate and preserve family wealth take on new layers of complexity.

Join Fox Rothschild LLP for a complimentary breakfast program covering the financial and legal issues that may arise when handling trust and estate

Save the Date for Wine, Sushi And Singles Ages 40-55

Join singles age 40-55 on Saturday night, November 23, 7:30-10:30 p.m. for “Wine, Sushi and Singles” in Teaneck and learn how to make sushi.

RSVP required. Early bird RSVP by November 4: $40; $45 thereafter. RSVP to

Congregation Shomrei Torah Remembers Kristallnacht

“Metamorphoses,” a film by Rachel S. Kovacs, premieres at Congregation Shomrei Torah’s 11th Annual Susan Nelson Glasser Memorial Kristallnacht Commemoration, Sunday, November 10, at 7 p.m., 19-10 Morlot Avenue, Fair Lawn. Baltimore-based Holocaust survivors and children of survivors share uplifting stories of survival, hope, faith

TORA Will Test Your Hearing

The next Teaneck Orthodox Retiree Association (TORA) lunch and lecture will take place on Tuesday November 12, and feature Deborah Marcus, audiologist with Audiology Associates of North Jersey. The topic will be “Fall in Love With Better Hearing.” Lunch will be available at 12:00 p.m., and the lecture will take place

Fair Lawn Jewish Center Hosts Family Shabbat Dinner

The Religious School of The Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel invite you to join them in your pjs for the annual family Shabbat dinner. The dinner will be hosted on Friday, November 15. Family-friendly services will take place at 6:00 p.m., followed by a 6:45 p.m. dairy Shabbat dinner and an ice cream bar