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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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MTA to Honor Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Michael Taubes (’76) At Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of MTA) MTA will pay tribute to Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Michael Taubes (’76) at the Yeshiva University High Schools Annual Dinner on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at Marina Del Rey.

“We are incredibly fortunate to have Rabbi Taubes as a leader, posek, and role model for the MTA community and

Jason Greenblatt to Address NNJ Holocaust Memorial & Education Center Event

(Courtesy of NNJ Holocaust Memorial &Education Center) The Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial & Education Center will present an evening with the Honorable Jason Greenblatt of Teaneck, a former assistant to the president and White House Special Envoy to the Middle East. Greenblatt will deliver the

The Idea School Holds Dinner Gala at Space

(Courtesy of The Idea School) On December 18, The Idea School and Institute held its first dinner gala at Space, in Englewood. The evening was held to benefit the Miri Farkovits (z’l) Education Fund and to recognize the school’s builders and founders. The Idea School and Institute recognized Jodi Scherl, board

RYNJ Celebrates 82nd Annual Dinner

When family and friends gather for the annual Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey dinner, they will be coming together to honor people whose names have become synonymous with pillars of education and volunteerism.

Shira and Yehuda Isenberg will be honored as this year’s guests

Yad L’Achim Rescues, Gives New Life to Captive Jewish Women and Children

To save a single life is to save an entire world. And that’s exactly what Yad L’Achim does, day after day, one person at a time. The organization’s mission is rescuing women and children from captivity, bringing them home and guiding them towards successful and happy lives.

Renewal Event Honors Teaneck Kidney Donors

The Teaneck community publicly thanked its hero kidney donors at a beautiful pre-Chanukah event on a recent motzei Shabbat. After enjoying a cocktail hour of wine tasting, miniature donuts and other snacks, all the donors at the event came to the stage to recite tehillim in the merit of a refuah

Project Ezrah Celebrates 18th Annual Dinner

Rozehzadeh Family Dedicates New Beis Midrash for Heichal HaTorah

The Rozehzadeh family understands the privilege of religious freedom. Dr. Joe Rozehzadeh escaped from Iran at the young age of 12, along with his older brother Rabin, and has never taken for granted the opportunities he has been given. Today, Joe, a dentist, and his wife Lori, are grateful for their life in West

A Unique Rabbinic Partnership Begins This Week

(Courtesy of the RCA) In the upcoming week, six rabbis from across North America will be traveling to Israel to embark on a new partnership between the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) and the Barkai Center for Practical Rabbinics. Founded by Rabbi David Fine and Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, the Barkai Center for

Israel Bonds Bergen County Honors Englewood Community Members

On Thursday, December 12, Naava and Jeffrey Parker hosted an Israel Bonds event in their home honoring members of the Englewood community. Esther Lerer, Englewood community chair, served as master of ceremonies with help from reception co-chairs Mark Finkel and Dr. Ron Strobel. A very special guest speaker, Nadav Yesod, entertained

Jews Attacked Inside Teaneck Eatery

A quiet vacation day was shattered with midday reports spreading on social media of a man attacking Jews at a local kosher eatery. 

Shortly before noon on December 25, the Teaneck Police Department received a call reporting an altercation inside of Sammy's Bagels, located at 1439 Queen Anne Road, in Teaneck. Sammy’s is a combination of three store

Leaders Converge on Jersey City

“This act of savagery was to profane the holy. They just stepped into a kosher market, a place of service and faith. I have not seen that many bullet holes since I left Iraq,” said Elan Carr.

Outside on Martin Luther King Drive, snow fell gently. Inside the JC Kosher