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Chabad of Passaic Holds Annual Teen Awards Event

(Courtesy of Chabad of Passaic) On Tuesday evening, May 28, The Chabad Center of Passaic County held its annual evening of awards at Club Vibe, 92 NJ-23, Riverdale, New Jersey. Volunteers were honored for their hours of giving to the Friendship Circle, Heart to Heart, CTeen and CTeen Junior. Among the honorees were our Above and

A Special Kind of Summer

While many parents often struggle with the seven to 10-day gap between the end of summer programs and the commencement of the new school year, parents of children with special needs find this period especially challenging.

For the seventh year running, Friendship Circle of Passaic County is offering the

Daughters of Miriam Features Dr. Yosef Glassman at Annual Trustee Dinner

Last Thursday night, I had the privilege of attending the 2019 Daughters of Miriam Center (DMC) Annual Board of Trustees Dinner. It was my first time visiting the Clifton campus of DMC, although I have long known about this special institution that is such a big part of our community. This is mainly due to my long

Passaic Welcomes Main Ingredient’s New Restaurant

“Main Ingredient” is back on Main Avenue, but in a new location- this time with spacious seating, and a parking lot!

The store is going back to its culinary roots with a return to Main Avenue to be a restaurant again, after a stint in Seasons Clifton as the

Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton Honors Kurtz and Davis Families at Upcoming Dinner

(Courtesy of YIPC) A welcoming synagogue that caters to men, women and children is what attracted Marc and Chava Kurtz and Jeremy and Aliza Davis to the Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton.

“We appreciated the diversity of the membership,” Marc Kurtz said, sharing why the couple joined

Friendship Circle of Passaic County to Host Friendship March and Family Fair

Friendship Circle of Passaic County will once again be hosting a fundraising and awareness day for children with special needs and their families. This years event, FriendshipMarch 2019, will be held at Oak Hill Park, 1680 Route 23 N, Wayne, New Jersey, on Sunday, June 2.

Friendship Circle of Passaic

Friendship Circle of Passaic County to Host Friendship March and Family Fair

Friendship Circle of Passaic County will once again be hosting a fundraising and awareness day for children with special needs and their families. This years event, FriendshipMarch 2019, will be held at Oak Hill Park, 1680 Route 23 N, Wayne, New Jersey, on Sunday, June 2.

Friendship Circle of Passaic

JFS Clifton Launches ‘Working It Out’

JFS announced the launch of its new program, “Working It Out,” a pre-vocational, on-the-job experience to enable individuals with special needs to begin the journey towards more independent function. They are grateful for the generous support from Legacy Heritage Fund, which has enabled them to expand our inclusion programs and

Chabad Center for Jewish Life of Upper Passaic County Finds Permanent Home

Some might have called it a Chanukah miracle, but it didn’t happen around Chanukah. Others might have attributed it to the auspiciousness of the month of Adar, but it happened before either Adar this year, and we’ve got two. If you ask Rabbi Mendy and Esty Gurkov, they will tell you that it indeed was a miracle but

Wartime Works of the ‘Aish Kodesh’ Highlighted at Bais Yosef

On February 17, a large audience gathered at Bais Yosef in Passaic to hear Dr. Henry Abramson, dean of Touro College in Brooklyn, speak about his recently published book, “Torah From the Years of Wrath: The Historical Context of The Aish Kodesh.”

In December of 1950, a Polish construction

Touro’s Dr. Henry Abramson Speaks in Passaic

Dr. Henry Abramson spoke at Kehilas Bais Yosef in Passaic on Sunday. Currently serving as dean at Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Brooklyn, Abramson is the author of “Torah From the Years of Wrath 1939-1943: The Historical Context of the Aish Kodesh.”  (Credit: Ben Rothke)

Kehilas Bais Yosef to Host Scholars in Residence This Shabbat

(Courtesy of Kehilas Bais Yosef) Kehilas Bais Yosef invites the community for a Shabbat (Ki Tisa—February 22-23) of learning with Rav Michael Rosensweig and Professor Smadar Rosensweig.

Rav Rosensweig has been a rosh yeshiva at Yeshivas Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon since 1985, and since