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Friday, November 22, 2019

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Dor L’Dor to Visit Museum of Jewish Heritage Exhibit

The Dor L’Dor group at Congregation Ahavath Torah, 240 Broad Avenue, Englewood,  New Jersey, will be running a trip to view the exhibit «Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away» at the Museum of Jewish Heritage at Battery Park on Wednesday, November 13.

The full-day program includes a delicious

Hundreds Attend Kaplen JCC Free Open House

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) Hundreds of people from all over Bergen County recently gathered at the JCC for its annual open house, where new and prospective members toured the facility, swam in the pools, worked out in the adult and youth fitness centers, attended sample classes and met with JCC staff to

Dr. Sharyn Lewin Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Jewish Federation of Northern NJ

(Courtesy of JFNNJ) On Thursday, October 17, gynecologic oncologist Dr. Sharyn Lewin, on behalf of The Lewin Fund, hosted a Women’s Health & Wellness Symposium at the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey in Paramus.

The three-hour event included presentations by top health and

Jewish Home Foundation Holds Black Tie Gala

(Courtesy of Jewish Home) Close to 350 members of the community celebrated with the Jewish Home Family on Sunday October 6, at its Annual Black Tie Gala at The Rockleigh in Rockleigh,  New Jersey. Members of its board of governors,  resident family members, staff,

Abraham Foxman to Kick Off Lecture Series on Israeli Law and Human Rights

(Courtesy of Touro College) Touro College and University System will host a panel program on legal challenges and opportunities for Israel on October 29 at 7 p.m. The program will feature Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, founder and president, Shurat HaDin Israel Law Center, and Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean,

Shaarei Orah Youth Decorate Sukkah

Shaarei Orah, The Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck, located at 1425 Essex Road, hosted its annual youth sukkah-decorating party on Erev Sukkot, Sunday, October 13, with Youth Directors Yarden and Arik Nagel. For more information about this and other fun events at Shaarei Orah, please contact

RCBC Kinus Teshuva Highlights Communal Repentance

Atonement for a community’s sins and the 13 principles of divine mercy, the centerpieces of Selichot and the Yom Kippur liturgy, were delved into on multiple levels at the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County’s Kinus Teshuva, held the Sunday before Yom Kippur. The event, held communally for the first

Adi Nes, Acclaimed Israeli Artist, to Speak at Congregation Beth Sholom

Congregation Beth Sholom of Teaneck presents “Biblical Heroes in Modern Life” by Adi Nes, on Wednesday, October 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Adi Nes, a prominent Israeli photographer, will describe how he creates his large-scale color photographs to provide a fresh look at the multi-leveled complexity

NJJBA Holds Law Enforcement Meeting

Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly was recently honored by the North Jersey Jewish Business Alliance at their annual High Holidays Law Enforcement Meeting. Chief Kelly received the Humanitarian Award for his exceptional job working closely with the community while bringing down crime in the city.

The Connection Deeper Than Blood

(Courtesy of Ezer Mizion) Flying 35,000 feet above the Atlantic Ocean is not an easy job! But Ofer had already spent 17 years as a fighter pilot in the IDF defending the State of Israel. In 2003 he left the reserves and joined El-Al full time. “Most people don’t realize that being a pilot is a very dangerous

Jewish Law Symposium Held in Whippany

At the 13th annual Jewish Law Symposium, close to 800 legal professionals were serenaded by a violinist playing “Fiddler on the Roof” tunes. After a plentiful and delicious cocktail hour, Chabad-style, Rabbi Shalom D. Lubin, founder of the prestigious event, a project of the Rabbinical College of America, sounded the

Tackling Tuition Crisis, New England Jewish Academy Announces Transformative Tuition Initiative

(Courtesy of NEJA) This past summer, the New England Jewish Academy (NEJA) – a newly merged Orthodox Nursery-12th grade school serving the Greater Hartford, New Haven and Springfield region – launched a transformational initiative reducing tuition by up to $10,000 per student. Thanks to the