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Temple Beth Sholom Party Palooza Planned for This Sunday

(Courtesy of Temple Beth Sholom) Looking for a fun and informative Sunday activity for the family? Feeling a bit overwhelmed about starting to plan the big day? Look no further—just come to a free party/simcha planning showcase!

Temple Beth Sholom, located at 40-25 Fair Lawn Ave. in Fair Lawn,

Standing Up to Hate: A Panel Discussion at Congregation Ahavath Torah

How do we stand up to anti-Semitism and hate? A panel discussion at Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood on Feb. 9 came to one general conclusion: It takes the combined efforts of individuals, legislators, law enforcement and educators working together.

Rabbi Chaim Poupko, senior

Teaneck’s ‘Communities Confronting Substance Abuse’ Wins OU Impact Accelerator Grant

The Orthodox Union’s Impact Accelerator, founded in 2018, is a mentorship program designed to promote the growth and early-stage funding for Jewish non-profit entrepreneurs. As one of the recipients of its second cohort of four initiatives, it selected Communities Confronting Substance Abuse (CCSA), a grassroots

RYNJ Hosts Second Rabbi K. Chesed Day

(Courtesy of RYNJ) This past Monday, RYNJ hosted the second Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky, zt”l, Chesed Day. Rabbi Kaminetsky was a former RYNJ middle school principal and legendary mechanech who taught and inspired thousands of students within the RYNJ community and beyond. Throughout the school, students were engaged

Holocaust Memorial Exhibit Opens at Secaucus Junction

During the bleak days of the Holocaust, when acts of trust and humanity were an exception to the rule, there stood those individuals brave enough to stand against the widespread hate and intolerance in order to help their fellow man. Among such heroes were diplomats from different nations who put their lives and

Rav Asher Weiss Comes to Teaneck

Rav Asher Weiss, shlita, joined a morning of inspiration with boys from all the area high schools last Sunday.

Pascrell, Gottheimer Secure Federal Investment for North Jersey Towns To Protect Firefighters From Cancer

On Monday, February 10, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-9) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) celebrated the awarding of a $45,000 federal investment to the Teaneck Fire Department for equipment to decontaminate firefighters’ gear and help prevent cancer. Pascrell and Gottheimer, along with U.S. Senator Cory Booker (NJ), all

Leonard and Syril Rubin Early Childhood Center at Kaplen JCC Plans Open House

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC) The Leonard & Syril Rubin Early Childhood Center at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is hosting a rocking “Tot Shabbat” Open House on March 20, 9:15 a.m., to showcase its offerings for children ages 3 months to 5 years. At the event, the whole family can enjoy a fun, interactive, music-filled

Temple Beth Sholom to Host Party Palooza

(Courtesy of Temple Beth Sholom) Looking for a fun and informative Sunday activity for the family? Feeling a bit overwhelmed about starting to plan the big day? Look no further—just come to a free party/simcha planning showcase!

Temple Beth Sholom, located at 40-25 Fair Lawn Ave. in Fair Lawn,

Chai Lifeline Families Have Super Time at Super Bowl Party

(Courtesy of Chai Lifeline) Nearly 150 people turned out to watch the Chiefs take on the 49ers at Chai Lifeline’s Father-Son Super Bowl Party in Urban Air, Avenel, NJ. Participants enjoyed delicious food by Carlos & Gabby’s and a rocking halftime show with Mendy J and Yiddel Breuer. The event space was generously

County Clerk Hogan Cited For First Responder Support

(Courtesy of Responders Run) Bergen County Clerk John Hogan was presented with a certificate honoring him for support he has shown for first responders.

The certificate was given to Hogan by an officer of Responders Run, a motorcycle rally dedicated to raising funds for police, fire, EMTs,

Congregation Ahavath Torah Sponsors Dinner at Homeless Shelter

Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood sponsored its third annual Family Promise dinner for the Bergen County Homeless Shelter. The shelter provides a hot meal every night and relies on sponsorships to provide meals to the more than 130 people they help.

Volunteers Emma, Samantha, Leslie and