Saturday, October 19, 2019


Musical Rabbi Micha Gamerman to Perform in Passaic Park

To say Micha Gamerman is a jack of all trades would be a huge understatement. Soon after his marriage, Micha completed his rabbinical studies and was certified as a mohel. Today, Micha is an active rebbe and educator of hundreds of children of the Jewish community in São Paulo. He also performs britim throughout all of Brazil. But

Keren Or’s BBQ Event Held at Semmelman Home

(Courtesy of Keren Or) On Wednesday, July 25, Teaneck residents and Keren Or board members Jacques Semmelman and Yisroel and Shira Hochberg were the gracious co-hosts of Keren Or’s successful barbecue event.

Keren Or Jerusalem Center for Blind Children with Multiple Disabilities is a

Kool Kids Passaic Offers Horticultural Experiences for Children With Special Needs

(Courtesy of Kool Kids Passaic) Yoni (name has been changed), a Kool Kids Passaic participant, eagerly picked a purple bean from the garden. He quickly washed it off, and, with the help of his volunteer, said a bracha and took a bite. “I grew this!” Yoni exclaimed. “In our Kool Kids garden!”

Plant a Tree Online on MyHeritage.com

The Jewish Genealogical Society of North Jersey will present “Planting a Tree On-Line on MyHeritage.com” at the YMCA of Wayne, 1 Pike Drive, Wayne, New Jersey, on Wednesday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m.

Daniel Horowitz, chief genealogist at MyHeritage, will introduce attendees to the friendly and free online

Help Make Yom Yerushalayim Minyan at Paterson Shul

On Shabbat, May 12, the Paterson Shul at Federation Apartments, located at 510 E. 27th Street (corner of 12th Ave), is honoring one of the minyan-men living in the apartments there who is an IDF veteran of the Six-Day War and Yom Kippur War. This coincides with the weekend we celebrate Yom Yerushalayim which is most appropriate for people

Rep. Pascrell Visits Jewish Family Service and Children’s Center of Clifton-Passaic

Last week, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) met with Rabbi Michael Bleicher to tour the Jewish Family Service & Children’s Center of Clifton-Passaic (JFS) and discuss the importance of continued funding for the new facility, which is scheduled to open in May.

“I want to thank Rabbi

Third Annual Lev Echad/Lev Modiin Chizuk Event in Passaic

On Sunday evening, April 29, in Passaic, Harav Moshe Tuvia Lieff, mara d’asra of Agudath Israel Bais Binyomin in Flatbush, will speak on the topic “Make Your Sefirah Count.” The event, held on behalf of Lev Echad/Lev Modiin, will take place at Agudas Yisroel Bircas Yaakov, 262 Terhune Avenue, starting at 8:30 p.m. A full

Daughters of Miriam Recognized for Quality Achievements

Daughters of Miriam Center/The Gallen Institute was recognized by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its achievements through the Quality Initiative Recognition Program, which honors member facilities for their individual work in achieving AHCA/NCAL Quality Initiative

Passaic’s King of Delancey Restaurant Destroyed by Fire

(Courtesy of Yeshiva World News and combined sources) King of Delancey Deli in Passaic was destroyed in a fire early Wednesday morning. Firefighters arrived at the scene at around 5:30 a.m. and found heavy smoke billowing from the windows. One man and woman were rescued from an apartment above the restaurant.

Holocaust Survivor Toby Levy Addresses YI of Passaic-Clifton

“I was born in 1933, and I have to say it was the same year that Hitler came to power. On one hand it was a happy occasion, on the other, I didn’t know what was coming for me and everyone else.” By the end of Toby Levy’s lecture at the Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton last Wednesday night, the audience would know exactly what she and her family

Daf Hashovua Celebrates Siyum in Passaic

(Courtesy of Daf Hashovua) This past Tuesday night, the international Daf Hashovua program celebrated another major milestone, the siyum of Maseches Rosh Hashana at Ohel Rivka Hall in Passaic, New Jersey. Mr. Shimi Globman, director of Daf Hashovua, welcomed the crowd of over 200 participants and thanked all the

Daughters of Miriam Welcomes Turtle Back Zoo Visitors

(Courtesy of Daughters of Miriam) Two and four-legged ambassadors from the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo Outreach Program recently visited nursing home residents of the Memory Care Unit at Daughters of Miriam Center/The Gallen Institute in Clifton. Seniors touched, held and learned about their animal visitors who calmly strutted,