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Bring Your Family and ‘Discover West Orange’

According to Essex Ed, Turtle Back Zoo’s groundhog, everyone should gear up for an early spring. There’s no better place to start than the warm West

Bipartisan NJ Bill Will Allow Guns in Shul

Recent violent attacks on Jews in the New Jersey/New York area have added a strong new sense of urgency to conversations in the Jewish community about

BDS Activists Pressure Dems on AIPAC

The anti-Israel group IfNotNow approached the leading Democratic presidential candidates in New Hampshire, ahead of the state’s primary, to ask if they will skip the annual

‘It Takes a Woman: A Salute to the Women of Broadway’ Premiers in North Miami Beach

‘It Takes a Woman: A Salute to the Women of Broadway’ Premiers in North Miami Beach

Scheduled to be performed at the Michael Ann Russell Jewish Community Center, 18900 NE 25 Avenue, in North Miami Beach, the show is a project of JWTSFL, a non-profit

Standing Up to Hate: A Panel Discussion at Congregation Ahavath Torah

Standing Up to Hate: A Panel Discussion at Congregation Ahavath Torah

Standing Up to Hate: A Panel Discussion at Congregation Ahavath Torah

How do we stand up to anti-Semitism and hate? A panel discussion at Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood on Feb. 9 came to one

Teaneck’s ‘Communities Confronting Substance Abuse’ Wins OU Impact Accelerator Grant

Teaneck’s ‘Communities Confronting Substance Abuse’ Wins OU Impact Accelerator Grant

Teaneck’s ‘Communities Confronting Substance Abuse’ Wins OU Impact Accelerator Grant

The Orthodox Union’s Impact Accelerator, founded in 2018, is a mentorship program designed to promote the growth and early-stage

RYNJ Hosts Second Rabbi K. Chesed Day

RYNJ Hosts Second Rabbi K. Chesed Day

RYNJ Hosts Second Rabbi K. Chesed Day

(Courtesy of RYNJ) This past Monday, RYNJ hosted the second Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky, zt”l, Chesed Day. Rabbi Kaminetsky

RYNJ Celebrates Tu B’Shevat

RYNJ Celebrates Tu B’Shevat

RYNJ Celebrates Tu B’Shevat

RYNJ students celebrated this past Monday, Tu B’Shevat, Rosh Hashanah L’Ilanot! Each student had the opportunity to eat

KC Kids at Yeshivat He’Atid Preps for Tu B’Shevat

KC Kids at Yeshivat He’Atid Preps for Tu B’Shevat

KC Kids at Yeshivat He’Atid Preps for Tu B’Shevat

KC Kids had an amazing week! They played brachot trivia and brachot games in anticipation of Tu B’Shevat! They also had a

Yeshivat Noam Buds Love Tu B’Shevat

Yeshivat Noam Buds Love  Tu B’Shevat

Yeshivat Noam Buds Love Tu B’Shevat

Having observed, experienced and sketched trees, Yeshivat Noam Buds also learned and charted all of the brachot. Their

MGBL Minute

MGBL Minute

MGBL Minute

MGBL boys high school season nine registration is now open. To register please visit

MGBL Schedule

MGBL Schedule

RKYHS Sports Management Students Visit Philadelphia 76ers

RKYHS Sports Management Students Visit Philadelphia 76ers

RKYHS Sports Management Students Visit Philadelphia 76ers

The RKYHS Sports Management Club had a rewarding experience as they traveled to Philadelphia. They met with the members of

Israel’s Tabernacle Winery Launches in the US

Israel’s Tabernacle Winery Launches in the US

Israel’s Tabernacle Winery Launches in the US

This past Tuesday night, my husband, Yeruchum, and I ventured to Crown Heights in anticipation of the

STAR-K-Certified Fresko Lands United Airlines Meal Contract

STAR-K-Certified Fresko Lands United Airlines Meal Contract

Things are looking up for kosher travelers flying to Israel on United Airlines, with the airline’s recent announcement that STAR-K-certified Fresko meals will debut this month

Barkan and Segal: New Adventures With a Classic Israeli Winery

Barkan and Segal: New Adventures With a Classic Israeli Winery

Barkan and Segal: New Adventures With a Classic Israeli Winery

Established in 1899, Barkan’s initial focus was on growing grapes and it actually produced very little

‘It Is Not in Heaven’

‘It Is Not in Heaven’

Parshat Yitro

Our parsha this week is truly the climax of the Yetziat Mitzrayim story and of the entire Sefer Shemot. From Hashem’s initial

Brachot 43

Brachot 43

Brachot 43

May these words of Torah serve as a merit le’iluy nishmat Meira Chaya Nechama Beracha, a”h, bat David Mordechai, sheyichyeh.

Bracha Achrona on Hot Coffee, Hot Tea, Hot Soup and Ice Cold Ice Cream

Bracha Achrona on Hot Coffee, Hot Tea, Hot Soup and Ice Cold Ice Cream

Bracha Achrona on a Liquid

A celebrated point of dispute is whether one should recite a bracha achrona when consuming hot drinks. Normally,

A trip to the Na’ale Elite Academy at the Shaalvim campus close to Modi’in
(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s advisers are holding talks with
(JNS) A Palestinian public-opinion survey released this week found that U.S.
The heart is one of the hardest working organs in the human body. It beats 80 times
Unlike other more widely known therapies, occupational therapy (OT) can often be a
(Courtesy of YU) Deepening the ties between Yeshiva University and Israel, a select
Dana is a 24-year-old woman who is dating seriously. She tells her good friend
In January we may understandably feel tired of the cold temperatures, the many
“V’asita hayashar v’hatov b’einei Hashem.” “You shall do what is right
With the Democratic primary in full swing, the public will soon turn its full
What comes to mind when you consider the word “serenity”? Do you picture an
Walking into a gym can feel intimidating and isolating. People are buried in their
Tzfat. Safed. Sefad. However you like to spell the holy city’s name, her
Rates are once again trending lower, thanks in part to the global economic concerns
(BPT) Today’s home chefs want - and expect - more from their kitchens than ever
Who’s going to #SkipAIPAC? The hashtag campaign created by the anti-Zionist
Unsurprisingly, the Palestinian answer to the Trump administration’s historic
With anti-Semitic assaults on visibly identifiable Jews in the New York area