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Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel to Honor Michael D. Baer

(Courtesy of Fair Lawn Jewish Center) Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel will host its Annual Gala on Sunday, June 23, at 4:00 p.m., in the ballroom (10-10 Norma Avenue, Fair Lawn). This year’s honoree is Michael D. Baer, who just finished a two-year term as synagogue president.

JFCS Food Pantries Feed Needy NJ Families

(Courtesy of JFCS) “I really don’t have anywhere else to turn to right now.”

Michael starts to put a couple of cans of beans into his grocery bag. He is at the Teaneck food pantry, run by Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey. Michael, a young father of

Cross River Builds With Habitat for Humanity

(Courtesy of Cross River Bank) Employees of Cross River Bank, a New Jersey financial institution known for its innovative use of new technology, participated in a team build recently at Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County.

Cross River volunteers from their public affairs department

J-Inspire Rockland Joins Momentum’s Upcoming Trip to Israel

(Courtesy of Momentum) Each year J-Inspire Rockland, a sister group to Project Inspire, joins the Momentum Trip to Israel—a magnificent trip to Israel for Jewish women with at least one child under the age of 18. We are once again interviewing applicants for the upcoming eight-day trip, scheduled for December, which is designed

Jewish Center of Teaneck to Celebrate Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of JCOT) The Jewish Center of Teaneck will host its annual dinner on Monday, June 24, at 6:00 p.m. The shul is deeply gratified to announce our honorees for the 2019 dinner, individuals who, day in and day out, form the backbone of our community.

The Jewish Center of

Rabbi Yosef Sonnenschein Joins Lander Beis Medrash

(Courtesy of Touro’s Lander College) Rabbi Yosef Sonnenschein has been named senior maggid shiur at Beis Medrash L’Talmud, an affiliate of Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM).

Rabbi Sonnenschein studied at Yeshivas Rabbi Chaim Berlin in Brooklyn and its affiliate, Yeshiva Pachad Yitzchak

A Race Against Time to Save a Life

(Courtesy of Ezer Mizion) This is the tale of a race against time; a race from Israel to Kasol, India and back again. It all began when a young Israeli woman was identified as a potential bone marrow donor for a cancer patient in Israel. The patient needed a bone marrow transplant immediately. But there was one huge

A Race Against Time to Save a Life

(Courtesy of Ezer Mizion) This is the tale of a race against time; a race from Israel to Kasol, India and back again. It all began when a young Israeli woman was identified as a potential bone marrow donor for a cancer patient in Israel. The patient needed a bone marrow transplant immediately. But there was one huge

4 Financial Tips for Jumpstarting Your Small Business

So, you’ve got a genius business concept that you’re ready to introduce to the world. Maybe it’s a resume writing service, or perhaps you’re opening a

‘P Is for Palestine’ Library Controversy Ends, For Now

The Highland Park library apparently will not be the center of any Israeli-Palestinian fights for legitimacy, not this week anyway. Citizen safety and crowd-control concerns were cited as reasons for the cancellation of a planned June 5 public meeting of their library’s board of trustees.

The

Jewish Link, Yedei Chesed Team Up for June 12 Networking Event

The Jewish Link and The Power Entrepreneur have teamed up to host a high impact networking event with proceeds benefiting Yedei Chesed, an organization dedicated to helping people with developmental disabilities. ‘Business for a Cause’ will take place on Wednesday, June 12, from 7-10 p.m. at the Avenue Event

RYNJ Dedicates the Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky, z”tl, Middle School Boys Concourse

(Courtesy of RYNJ) In a moving ceremony, RYNJ dedicated the Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky, z”tl, Middle School Boys Concourse in memory of and as a tribute to a great force in the chinuch of many. Rabbi Daniel Price (RYNJ head of school), Rabbi Yisroel Kaminetsky (Rabbi K.’s, z”tl, son) and Rabbi Bernstein (RYNJ