Saturday, October 19, 2019


Lev Modiin—Advancing Kiruv Through Chochmas Chaim

With over 30 years of kiruv work behind him, Rabbi Elazar Grunberger keeps expanding his vision and the scope of his activities.

After 27 years of dedication and kiruv in St. Louis, a time characterized by Philadelphia Rosh Yeshiva HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky as “…exceptionally successful…the entire

Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton Honoring Veterans This Shabbos

The Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton (YIPC) invites the broader Passaic-Clifton community to join it this Shabbos to honor local military veterans. Rabbi Chaplain Ira Kronenberg will address youth groups in the morning and speak at Shalosh Seudos (preceded by Mincha at 4:15 pm).

YIPC members who served in

Join YUConnects at Yad Leah Warehouse

On Sunday, September 25, beginning at 11 a.m., join YUConnects at the Yad Leah Warehouse, located at 2 Brighton Avenue in Passaic. Help sort and pack clothing to be shipped to Israel’s less fortunate. The cost is $20, which includes a dairy lunch following the volunteer session. The event is for single men and women ages 21-29. To register, visit

Young Israel Passaic-Clifton presents Teshuva Talks—Yemei Ratzon Learning Program during Shalosh Seudot

Rabbi Shmuel Maybruch will speak on September 10 on “How the Truth...Isn’t: An Honest Discussion About Our Dishonesties,” at mincha, approximately 6:40 p.m., with speaker to follow during shalosh seudot.

Rabbi Elchanan Adler will speak on September 24 on “Tefila: Supplication or Confrontation? May We Make Demands of Hashem?” at mincha, approximately

One Body, One Heart

We are Jews. We are. And never are we more reminded of that than when one of our own is killed.

It was about four years ago. It could have been more. I received a quick-paced phone call one morning before school from Rabbi Mordechai Rindenow. It seemed his son Shlomo Zalman missed his ride up to school in Monsey and since I was going anyway could I please take

Seasons Clifton-Passaic Now Open!

It was 10:59 a.m. on Tuesday, and the new Seasons Clifton-Passaic store entrance was buzzing with anticipation as anxious patrons awaited its 11 a.m. opening. Adorned with festive balloons, with snow cones and cotton candy available nearby, the doors finally slid open. The crowd

Passaic’s Camp Habima to Tackle School Bullying in Summer Performance

The atmosphere is infectious at Camp Habima for the Performing Arts, a professionally taught theatrical camp, located in Passaic, NJ. Whether it’s the girl vocalizing down the hallway or the dancers prancing around a classroom as they rehearse, there’s just something...catchy.


‘Paterson Shul’ Offers Free High Holiday Services for All

The “Paterson Shul” (www.PatersonShul.com), housed in the basement of Federation Apartments (510 E. 27th Street in Paterson, NJ), invites those who might not have a place to daven for the High Holidays to attend for both Rosh Hashanah (October 3 & 4) and Yom Kippur (Oct. 12). Services begin at 9 a.m.

The services are run in a traditional, Orthodox

Building a Home for Isaac Stein

Passaic—Yitzchak Michael (Isaac) Stein is an extraordinary boy with an extraordinarily rare genetic disease  called Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome (AGS). According to his mother, Elisheva, only 400 people in the world have it. “It’s a rare disorder of a rare disease,” she says. Thanks to Bonei Olam, an organization dedicated