Sunday, October 20, 2019

Community News

Author Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen To Speak in Bergen County During Sukkot

Editor’s note: Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen, Ra”M in Yeshivat Othniel in Har Hebron, will be in Bergen County and the surrounding area during and after Sukkot to discuss his newest book, “Be, Become, Bless.” On Shabbat Chol Hamoed he will speak at Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck. On Motzei Shabbat, Hoshana Rabba, he will be at Shomrei

Welcome Back! First Day of School: The Idea School

Seizing Opportunity

“Re’eh anochi nosein lifneichem hayom bracha uklalah. See, I present before you today a blessing and a curse” (Devarim 11:26). Reb Avi Backenroth, shlita, explains the Kedushas Levi’s interpretation of this verse as follows. The author takes full responsibility for any errors or omissions.

What’s in a Name???

A discussion took place recently among a group of friends of varying ages. What is the appropriate way for children to address adults who are friends of their parents? Should a 6-year-old be saying “Hi Linda” or should they be saying “Hi Mrs. Saks”? It seems that depending upon whom you ask you will get different answers.

Congratulations You Are Approved!

Nothing makes me more excited and more nervous, then issuing a “pre-approval” certification to my clients. What seems to be an instantaneous output at many other mortgage companies is actually a very meticulous and calculated event in my office. I admit that I have lost clients in the past because they expected an instant loan

OHEL Hosts ‘Grieving Alone, Grieving Together’ For Bereaved Parents of Adult Children

(Courtesy of OHEL) The death of a child is an unimaginably heart-wrenching tragedy that can impact the daily lives of those who have endured it. While the age of a child has little bearing on the breadth of one’s grief, it is OHEL’s observation, and we have been repeatedly told, that the loss of an adult child has been

Vein Disease Explained

Steve Elias, MD, director of the Center for Vein Disease at Englewood Health, offers insights into vein disease, a highly treatable condition that can adversely affect a person’s quality of life.

Summer is a great time to think about your veins. Out for a round of golf? Eighteen holes or nine,

Couple Heads to Montreal With Link Vacay Tips

The Drama and Intrigue of Kings II

Highlighting: “II Kings: In a Whirlwind,” by Rabbi Alex Israel. Maggid Books. Koren Publishers Jerusalem. 2019. English. Hardcover. 412 pages. ISBN: 9781592644940.

The Book of Kings narrates the turbulent history of Israel from the Temple’s construction until its destruction and the national exile. In “II Kings: In a Whirlwind,” Bible

Yavneh Academy Takes Graduation Trip to Niagara Falls

The Yavneh Academy Class of 2019 enjoyed their graduation trip to Niagara Falls and Canada’s Wonderland!

Hods to Be Honored at YIOT 20th Annual Dinner

The Young Israel of Teaneck (YIOT) will celebrate its 20th annual dinner on March 10. This year’s guests of honor are Janet and Lior Hod. The Charlie Gartenberg Memorial Service Award will be given to Elana and Eli Katz, and Danny Daurio, local mail carrier, will be the first recipient of the

Succeeding at Succession: Moshe’s Appointment of Yehoshua

A leader’s greatest challenge is conveying a legacy to future generations. This may involve identifying the next leader or executing a well-thought-out transition. Parshat Pinchas teaches some important lessons on how leaders can create effective