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Keter Torah and JFNNJ Plans Conversation on Anti-Semitism in America

With anti-Semitism on the rise and incidents of hate and bias increasing in America, the question on everyone’s mind is: What’s next? Congregation Keter Torah and the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey will be holding a free event for the entire community on Sunday, February 23, from 9-10 a.m., featuring a conversation between Abe

Rinat to Hold Film Night

On Motzei Shabbat, February 29, Congregation Rinat Yisrael will host a Maaleh School and Television Film Night featuring Neta Ariel, Maaleh’s director. The evening will feature three short films, “The Youngest,” “To Be a Cooperman” and “Give it Back!,” followed by a Q&A with Ariel. The event is called

Second Online Course Launching at ASF Institute of Jewish Experience

American Sephardi Federation’s Institute of Jewish Experience announces its second online course. “The Greek Experience” will open in parallel to the ASF Sephardi Film Festival’s Greek Night on February 24. This self-monitored, self-paced course presents Jewish Greek history and culture from the Classical Period

Hear From Ruchi Freier at Chabad Women’s Circle

Chabad Women’s Circle of Tenafly invites the community to Spa for the Soul: A day of relaxation, depth and spirituality for the Jewish woman, on Sunday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lubavitch on the Palisades, 11 Harold St., Tenafly. The keynote speaker will be the honorable Ruchi Freier, first chasidic

Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn Plans Purim Festivities

On Sunday, March 1, at 5:00 p.m., moms and kids will join their friends for a fun and meaningful time together, while they make traditional hamantaschen. Each participant will make their own batch so they will have enough to take home, enjoy, and share with family and friends!

This event is by

Jewish Link Editor Coaches RYNJ’s Young Journalists

Elizabeth Kratz, editor of The Jewish Link, gave her annual pre-Purim journalism talk at RYNJ to Chana Greenberg’s fifth-grade girls. Each year, this limudei kodesh class embarks on a project-based learning project of creating a newspaper as written in the time of Esther’s Persia. One article from the newspaper will be

Ma’ayanot Dinner to Honor Outgoing Principal Rivka Kahan

(Courtesy of Ma’ayanot) Ma’ayanot’s annual scholarship dinner, Saturday evening, March 7, will celebrate outgoing principal Rivka Kahan, and express hakarat hatov for her transformative impact on the school. Ma’ayanot alumnae are invited to attend the dinner at a reduced rate, or to attend the

Yeshivat Frisch Holds Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of Yeshivat Frisch) Yeshivat Frisch was delighted to honor six remarkable members of its community at the annual Frisch dinner, which took place motzei Shabbat, Feb. 8, at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe. The Guests of Honor were Ilana and Stuart Goldberg; Allison Adler received the Nedivat

Kaplen JCC Plans New Format for Annual ‘Lavish Lunches’

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC) “Lavish Lunches,” the annual culinary experience that supports a broad range of programs and services for senior adults at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, will take place on Thursday, March 12, 6-9 p.m., in a brand new “Evening Edition” format that will include a fun, progressive strolling dinner

YU Announces New Alumni Mentorship Program

(Courtesy of YU) The career center, in partnership with the office of alumni affairs, is thrilled to announce the launch of its new Yeshiva University Mentoring Volunteer Program, or YU-MVP. This algorithm-based “matching for mentoring” platform will pull from over 25,000 alumni around the globe to create a network of volunteer

Chinuch Recruitment Week: A Different Kind of Matchmaking

(Courtesy of Azrieli Graduate School) The Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration is working to solve an important problem: how to match Jewish educators with the many schools and institutions that want to offer inspired Jewish education. To address the challenge, the Azrieli Graduate School (AGS) is offering

Back by Popular Demand: JFCS Night of 100 Dinners

(Courtesy of JFCS) As a counter to the frenetic pace of the modern world, the need to slow down, unplug and enjoy the company of our neighbors and community members looms large. In response to this, Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey, a nonprofit organization providing a full range of integrated social services,