Tuesday, July 16, 2019


Jewish Family & Children’s Services Holds Annual Meeting

(Courtesy of JFCS) Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Northern NJ held its Annual Meeting on June 11 at Congregation Beth Sholom in Teaneck. JFCS Staff, Board members and honored guests came together to mingle, nosh and celebrate the Agency.


Yeshivat He’Atid Hosts Scholarship FunRun

(Courtesy of Yeshiva He’Atid) This weekend Yeshivat He’Atid held its annual year-end scholarship fundraiser—the FunRun—at the school’s location at 1500 Queen Anne Road, in Teaneck, New Jersey. This year a splash of fun was added by making it a water run!


World Zionist Organization to Hold Chidon HaTanach for Adults

Calling all Tanach lovers! The World Zionist Organization is holding Bible contests in the U.S. and throughout the Diaspora in advance of the International Chidon HaTanach (Bible contest) for Adults this coming Chanukah. Following an online screening test in August, contestants will be selected for a public chidon in New York this coming

Keter Torah Annual Dinner to Inaugurate Bruce Weinrib, z”l, Young Leadership Award

(Courtesy of Congregation Keter Torah) Congregation Keter Torah is excited to present its 19th annual dinner on Monday evening, June 24, at 6:30. This past year has been one of continued growth, with over 40 new families joining as full members since last year’s dinner, and an additional 20 families

JCRC Celebrates Year-End Dinner

(Courtesy of JCRC) On a recent Wednesday evening, JCRC held their year-end dinner honoring Bruce Brafman for his exemplary service, upon completing his two-year tenure as JCRC chair. During the program, the JCRC thanked Bruce by mentioning the many accomplishments during his tenure and noting the strong impact he has made

Hatzoloh of Rockland County Expands Borders

As a result of the rapid geographic expansion of Monsey, which now extends North of 202 and to the New Jersey border, Hatzoloh of Rockland County has increasingly found itself in need of crossing over the New Jersey border. In addition, Hatzoloh responds to calls in New Jersey on the Palisades Interstate Parkway and Route 17 and transports

BPY Raises Over $126K at 18th Anniversary Scholarship Walkathon

(Courtesy of BPY) The Ben Porat Yosef (BPY) 18th Anniversary Scholarship Walkathon took place on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. at Winton White Stadium in Englewood, New Jersey. The event was the culmination of BPY’s critical efforts to raise funds for the school’s scholarship fund, which enables BPY to offer an

Varda Clips Is Coming to Bergenfield

(Courtesy of Varda Clips) There’s a new way to cover your hair and keep cool and stay stylish. Varda, of Varda Clips, an Israeli-based company, will be hosting a one-night event in Bergenfield on Tuesday, June 25, to sell her line of handmade artisan hair clips. Varda designs her clips for women who cover their

Jewish Federation Offers ‘Stop the Bleed’ Community Program

(Courtesy of JFNNJ) With anti-Semitism on the rise and incidents of hate and bias increasing, safety and security are top of mind for Jewish individuals, organizations and synagogues. Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey has made security and security training a top priority. Most recently, Jerry Dargan was hired as the director, Jewish

Touro Dental White Coats Celebrate With Family Members

(Courtesy of Touro College) Teaneck residents Akiba Danziger and Zachary Burack, Touro College of Dental Medicine class of 2021, celebrated with family, classmates and friends at the White Coat Ceremony last week. The White Coat Ceremony is a symbolic event that marks the students’ official entrance into the dental

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) in Teaneck

(Courtesy of NORPAC) On Monday evening, Miriam and Allen Pfeiffer welcomed back to their home Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) for a NORPAC event.

Dan Lipinski represents Illinois’ 3rd District which includes the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago. He was sworn in to begin his first term in

NORPAC Hosts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in Englewood

(Courtesy of NORPAC) On Sunday afternoon, the Gontownik Family hosted a NORPAC event for Senator Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader, at their home in Englewood, N.J.

Mitch McConnell is the longest-serving Senate Republican Leader in the history of the United States. Before his election