Keter Torah Will Host Rabbi Dr. J.J. Schacter Starting at 9:15 a.m.
The opening shiur will be “Preparing for Tisha B’Av in 2017.” This program will be broadcast live on www.yutorah.org. To co-sponsor, please email [email protected] Keter Torah is located at 600 Roemer Avenue in Teaneck.
Shomrei Torah Will Participate in the World-Wide Chofetz Chaim Showing of Meaningful Videos at 1:38 p.m.
This year’s video is titled “Emunah for Life: How to Master Life’s Challenges.” The video will start after early mincha at 1:38 p.m. and will run continuously until the second mincha at 7:40 p.m. Shomrei Torah is located at 19-10 Morlot Avenue in Fair Lawn.
Arzei Darom Will Host Annual Tisha B’Av Chofetz Chaim Video Presentation at 2:30 p.m.
Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for students. The viewing will be in the Arzei Darom social hall, 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Arzei Darom is located at 725 Queen Anne Road in Teaneck.
The Jewish Center of Teaneck will host a special movie screening of “Denial.” At 5:15 p.m., Rabbi Fridman will present an introduction to the film about Holocaust denial in our generation, and the screening will begin at 5:30 p.m. The screening will take place in the Weiss Auditorium. The Teaneck Jewish Center is located at 70 Sterling Street in Teaneck.
Keter Torah Will Screen ‘In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem’ at 5:45 p.m.
This film tells the story of Israel’s 55th Paratrooper Brigade and how the Israel Defense Forces risked everything for the sake of their homeland. Featuring MK Michael Oren, first-hand interviews and historical reenactments, this powerful 1-hour-49-minute docudrama focuses on the commitment and sacrifice of the soldiers who reunited Jerusalem. To view a trailer, visit https://youtu.be/5Ah9bLW3Rh4; to co-sponsor, e-mail [email protected] Keter Torah is located at 600 Roemer Avenue in Teaneck.
Rabbi Daniel Fridman Will Hold a Sicah at the Teaneck Jewish Center at 8:05 p.m.
In the Pressburger Sanctuary, between Mincha and Maariv, 8:05 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., Rabbi Fridman will hold a sicah, “Had I Been There: Why Don’t We Fast on the 10th?” The Teaneck Jewish Center is located at 70 Sterling Street in Teaneck.
JEC Elmora Avenue Shul and Bruriah High School Will Host a Tisha B’Av Experience for Women and Girls, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
This women’s kinot program will take place in the Reibel Bais Medrash, JEC. For more information, or to volunteer to present a kina, please call, text or email Mrs. Amy Tropp, 908-337-7756, [email protected] The JEC Elmora Avenue Shul is located at 330 Elmora Avenue in Elizabeth.
Teaneck Women’s Tefillah Commemorates Tisha B’Av
Teaneck Women’s Tefillah (TWT) is holding its annual reading of Megillat Eicha on Monday night, July 31, starting promptly at 10 p.m. For information about the private home location and to join the TWT mailing list, email [email protected] Women and young girls are invited to join together in this solemn commemoration.
Chabad of West Orange Offers Special Tisha B’Av Programming
On Monday, July 31, erev Tisha B’Av, at 7 p.m. and again after Mincha, Gift of Life will be hosting a bone marrow drive at Chabad of West Orange. Get your cheek swabbed and potentially save a life!
On Tuesday, August 1, Tisha B’Av, Chabad of West Orange will show two films appropriate to the day: at 3:30 p.m., “Europa Europa” [A 1990 film of Solomon Perel, a German Jewish boy who escaped the Holocaust by masquerading not just as a non-Jew, but as an elite “Nazi” German]; and at 5:30 p.m., “Paper Clips” [As a part of their study of the Holocaust, the children of the Whitwell Middle School in Tennessee try to collect six million paper clips representing the six million Jews killed by the Nazis, and that number eventually grows to include millions of others killed.]