Monday, September 23, 2019


Teaneck Fire Chief Jordan Zaretsky Reflects and Looks to the Future

It’s been a little over a year and a half since Teaneck native Jordan Zaretsky assumed the role of chief of the Teaneck Fire Department. Working alongside the many dedicated men and women under his supervision, he has worked with local schools, given presentations and even organized community events, such as last week’s

Find a Community in College at BCC

For Jews who spend tens of thousands of dollars on Jewish day schools, high schools and gap-year programs, the thought of college tuition may be daunting. Is there a way to save money and still progress academically, all within an accommodating institution that offers a full Jewish environment? Bergen Community College

Orthodox Union to Host Torah New York at Citi Field in September

(Courtesy of OU) Leading rabbinic scholars, educators and Jewish communal leaders will be featured at the Orthodox Union’s (OU) third annual Torah New York on Sunday, September 22, 2019. The event, hosted by the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, is expected to draw more

NORPAC Hosts Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) in Teaneck

(Courtesy of NORPAC) On a recent morning, Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) was hosted at the home of Rochelle and Phil Goldschmiedt and co-hosted by Rachel and Allen Friedman in Teaneck.

Brad Schneider is currently serving his third term representing the 10th Congressional District of Illinois,

Rav Rubenstein of Yeshivas Ohr Yehoshua Visits NY/NJ

HaRav Yosef Rubinstein, shlita, Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshivas Ohr Yehoshua (Nesivos HaTorah) of Ramat Beit Shemesh, a major yeshiva gedola in the fast-growing city of Beit Shemesh, will be in the New York/New Jersey area August 4 through August 15. The rav will visit Monsey and Brooklyn this week before moving on to Lakewood next

Keter Torah to Screen ‘Who Will Write Our History’ on Tisha B’Av

On Sunday, August 11, at 5:45 p.m., Congregation Keter Torah, located at 600 Roemer Avenue, Teaneck, will screen the movie, “Who Will Write Our History.” In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by

Ma’ayanot to Offer Tisha B’Av Program for Teenage Girls

All girls from grades 7-12 are welcome to join Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School on Tisha B’Av afternoon, Sunday, August 11, at the Congregation Beth Abraham Youth Building, 406 New Bridge Road, Bergenfield. Classes will be given from 3 - 5 p.m, on the following schedule:

Teaneck Women’s Tefillah to Hold Eicha Reading on Tisha B’Av

Teaneck Women’s Tefillah (TWT) is holding their annual reading of Megillat Eicha on Motzei Shabbat, August 10, starting promptly at 10:10 p.m. For information about the private home location and to join the TWT mailing list, email [email protected]

Young Israel of Fort Lee Hosts Rabbi Yakov Horowitz

On Monday, August 5, at its popular monthly Lunch N Learn, the Young Israel of Fort Lee hosted noted author and international lecturer, Rabbi Yakov Horowitz, also known as Reb Yankie.

Rabbi Dr. Saul Landa conducted the session in an interview format and asked many tough questions

Dor L’ Dor Visits Statue of Liberty

The Dor L’Dor group at Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood, will be running a trip to the new Statue of Liberty Museum on Wednesday, September 4.

The full day program includes a coffee hour with a lecture and slides by Sheryl Urman at 9:45 a.m. at Ahavath Torah; “pack

Nefesh B’Nefesh Brings Largest-Ever Summer Aliyah Groups to Israel

2,282 North Americans are expected to make aliyah this summer.

(Courtesy of Nefesh B’Nefesh) Nefesh B’Nefesh, in cooperation with the Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, The Jewish Agency, KKL-JNF and Jewish National Fund-USA, recently welcomed 95 new olim. The olim on

Just One Life to Hold Bergen Benefit This Wednesday Night

As in years past, the founders and supporters of “Nefesh Achat B’Yisrael” or “Just One Life” will join together for its annual benefit evening in Teaneck during the Nine Days, on Wednesday, August 7. According to founder and American Chairman and Israeli Co-Chairman Jack Forgash, “This time of year