Thursday, May 23, 2019


Fair Lawn Will Explore History and Philosophy of Jewish Spiritual Worship

(Courtesy of Anshei Lubavitch) Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein of Anshei Lubavitch in Fair Lawn is set to offer “With All My Heart,” a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) that will examine the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience.

Beginning Sunday, May 12, at

Jewish Community Comes Out #Provaxx

Before inoculation against measles began on a large scale in the 1980s, the World Health Organization reported that the disease killed 2.6 million a year, on average. The extremely infectious illness causes serious respiratory distress as well as a rash and fever, and is dangerous mostly to children under 5 and those with

PUAH’s Annual Symposium Emphasizes Genetic Awareness

PUAH, a renowned fertility organization dedicated to providing halachic and medical guidance, recently held its annual symposium on the topic of Genetics 101: Everything your family needs to know. The seminar, held at Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, welcomed all guests free of charge, and covered a range of topics including genetic

Shomrei Torah Honors Rabbi and Shevi Yudin

A packed house of over 900 people attended Shomrei Torah of Fair Lawn’s annual dinner, which honored Rabbi Benjamin and Shevi Yudin. The event, held at the Atrium in Monsey, was in recognition of the couple’s 50 years of service to their kehilla and beyond.

The roster of

Sandra Bernhard to Headline ‘Patron of the Arts’ Event at Kaplen JCC

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) Sandra Bernhard—well-known performer, actress, singer and author—will appear at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades on May 5, 4 p.m., when the audience will have the chance to see her like they’ve never seen her before for a warm, funny, intimate evening with insight into her career and

Pesach Is Coming

The Secemski twins of Teaneck make matzah at the Friendship Circle matzah factory. (Credit: Rachel Schiffman-Secemski)

JFNNJ iCAN Teens Visit UN

(Courtesy of iCAN) Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s iCAN teen leadership program led a group of 18 high school students to the United Nations.

During the session, the students had the opportunity to see for themselves the international stage on which Israeli diplomacy is

Internet Asifa Held at Yeshiva Ohr Simcha of Englewood

BPY Invites Community to Yom Hazikaron Tekes

On Tuesday, May 7th 8:00 p.m., Ben Porat Yosef invites the entire community to a ceremony commemorating Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror.

“The Path of the Heroes of Am Yisrael” will feature speaker Joey Rubinstein, originally from Silver Spring, MD. He serves as a machine gunner in

Rabbi Ely Allen Joins Torah Tech as Mashgiach Ruchani

Torah Tech, a gap-year program in Israel for male high school graduates that blends Torah with personal and professional development, has hired a new mashgiach ruchani. Rabbi Ely Allen, a former Northern New Jersey Hillel director and Bergenfield resident prior to making aliyah three years ago, has officially

Mesivta of North Jersey Honors Jacksons at Third Annual Dinner

Rabbi David Bashevkin to Explore Sin and Failure in Jewish Thought at YIOT

The Young Israel of Teaneck will host author Rabbi David Bashevkin on Monday, May 6, at 8:30 p.m., as he discusses his new book, “Sin•a•gogue: Sin and Failure in Jewish Thought,”

The book, published in March by Academic Studies Press, “is a story of sin and failure and its