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Are You Ready? Yeshivat Noam Celebrates at the Annual Dinner

Yeshivat Noam invites the community to attend the annual dinner on Wednesday evening, March 18. The evening is a celebration of the school’s accomplishments, an opportunity to recognize deserving honorees and a fundraiser for essential funds. The money raised will be directed to support scholarship

Meorot Performance Is Huge Success

(Courtesy of Meorot) This past Sunday night, Meorot held its second annual song and dance performance starring 60 young women representing multiple local yeshiva day schools. With over 400 women in attendance, the show was a huge success. The choir and dance troupes performed different dances and songs connected

Deputy Mayor Launches Reflective-Belt Giveaway

Teaneck Deputy Mayor Elie Katz will be launching a reflective-belt giveaway campaign for Teaneck residents. While this program is also meant to emphasize pedestrian safety in light of the recent car crash, this is not Katz’s first local pedestrian safety campaign, which was launched in 2011 with Teaneck resident Harold Gellis,

Institute of Jewish Experience Plans May Events

The ASF Institute of Jewish Experience’s third annual conference will focus on Western Sephardi traditions in their historical and modern-day contexts through an examination of their history, religious leaders, customs, liturgy, literature, arts, and material culture. Sponsoring organizations include YU, S&P Central, and Congregation

Kaplen JCC Now Registering for Pickleball

The JCC is registering for its March session of this popular game played in the comfort of its indoor gymnasiums, where people can stay active and fit all season with master teacher Toby Silva. Pickleball is one of fastest growing sports in the U.S. It combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis,

Fair Lawn’s Ahavat Achim Runs Diaper Drive

In 2019, Andrew and Kiera Wigod, in “the thick of the diaper changing phase of parenthood,” sponsored an event that “charged” diapers as the admission price, yielding over 50 participants’ donations. Now they are doing it again this Sunday, March 1, in coordination with a magic show at Congregation Ahavat Achim in Fair

From Alaska to Jersey, Partners In Torah Sets the Stage for Explosive Future Growth

With tens of thousands of religious awakenings fostered worldwide, it is hard to believe that Partners in Torah took its first major steps towards becoming a household name in a city known for snow-capped glaciers and Native American totem poles. But in truth, Partners in Torah’s incredible journey began in the most unexpected of

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Will Hold Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of YCT) Yeshivat Chovevei Torah has been training and placing Modern Orthodox rabbis for 20 years and now has over 130 rabbis serving in the field! Some know it for its groundbreaking curriculum of Torah, Halacha, pastoral counseling and professional training. But what it is truly known for is

Yachad Marks North American Inclusion Month

(Courtesy of OU) The Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yachad, the leading group for individuals with disabilities in the Orthodox community, kicked off North American Inclusion Month (NAIM) with more than 200 events taking place around the United States and Canada. Programs are aimed to provide social opportunities in addition to developing

Dor L’Dor to Host Dr. Shoshana Poupko for Lunch and Learn

On Tuesday, March 3, the Dor L’Dor group of Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood, is sponsoring a pre-Purim Lunch and Learn at noon. A talk on the holiday of Purim will be given by Dr. Shoshana Poupko. As a special added feature, there will be a musical presentation by the Frisch School Choir. Cost: $20 with

Marc Shapiro to Speak at Cong. Rinat Yisrael in March

On Shabbat Zachor, March 6-7, Congregation Rinat Yisrael will host Marc Shapiro as scholar-in-residence. The schedule of his remarks is as follows:

Friday night, 8 p.m.: “Sense and Sensorship: Is Historical Truth an Orthodox Value?”

Shabbat, after tefillah: “Are We Really One?

Thurnauer Faculty Celebrates Beethoven at 250

On Sunday, March 1, at 4 p.m., faculty members pianist Steven Masi and violinist Samuel Katz, and guest artist, cellist Barbara Mallow, will perform “Beethoven at 250,” featuring the “Ghost” and “Archduke” Trios by Beethoven. The concert is admission free with a suggested $10 donation. Reception to