Sunday, August 25, 2019


Lander College Annual Alumni Shabbaton

New York—More than 100 former students braved the snow and returned to their alma mater for the fifth annual Lander College for Men (LCM) Alumni Shabbaton: Scattered Across the Nation.

As the name implies, alumni came from all over, including Baltimore, Dallas, Detroit, Memphis, Miami and Toronto, in addition to those living in the tri-state area.

With a Song in Their Hearts

Teaneck—The night of March 12 was stormy and the audience in the TABC Beit Midrash was sparse, but that did not dim the enthusiasm of the participants in the fourth annual a capella competition won by reigning champions MTA and benefiting the Koby Mandel Foundation.

In a pre-show chat, members of the choirs confided the reasons for their

Yeshivat He’Atid: Welcoming Purim and Rosh Chodesh Adar

LPS Kindergarten Preps for Purim

Lubavitch on the Palisades Kindergarten students prepared for Purim by writing cards and packing Mishloach Manot for soldiers in the IDF.

Ohr Hatorah Holds Pre-Purim Carnival

Congregation Ohr Hatorah in Bergenfield held a pre-Purim carnival last Sunday, with games, prizes and art projects.

Rabbi Hershel Schachter and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to Be Honored With 2014 Katz Award

New York—Yeshiva University Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Hershel Schachter, Nathan and Vivian Fink Distinguished Professorial Chair in Talmud at YU-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Rabbinical Theological Seminary (RIETS), and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Kressel and Ephrat Family University Professor of Jewish Thought, will be presented with the

Touro College Reaches Out to Young Professionals

New York—More than 40 young professionals from varied backgrounds and diverse careers attended a cocktail reception in Manhattan at the home of Carol Feinberg and Ken Gilman. Rabbi Alan G. Ciner, vice president of the Touro College and University System (TCUS), noted, “Touro is launching this initiative for young adults, offering them an opportunity to learn about

YU Students Reach Out to Ukraine

After spending their winter break volunteering in Ukraine’s Jewish community, a group of Yeshiva University students decided to send their support and some Purim cheer to their friends in the troubled region. On Tuesday, March 11, students packed dozens of mishloach manot packages to ship to the Jewish community in Kharkov, Ukraine, in time for the

Julian Krinsky, Tennis Icon, Gives Back To Jewish Community

Julian Krinsky’s Yesh Shabbat (www.yeshshabbat.com) is a highly acclaimed, premiere pre-college summer camp attracting tweens and teens from all over the U.S. and abroad. The motivation behind this program is the desire of Julian Krinsky, the founder, to give back to his community.

“When I learned about my lineage and the impact my ancestors made

Leah Sokoloff Nursery School Celebrates Purim

Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool Students Celebrate Purim

Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool students celebrated Purim with a carnival that included face painting, beanbag toss, bowling, and several other activities. Pictured here, Fully Guzman and Kira Mershon discover coins in a sand table which represent the mitzvah of Matanot L’evyonim, monetary gifts for those in need, one of the four mitzvot performed on

RYNJ Talmidot Do Double Mitzvah

The RYNJ Talmidot of 1G4 had a wonderful opportunity to participate in a “double” mitzvah this Purim. They each helped package adorable Mishloach Manot to be delivered to the Bikur Cholim rooms in local hospitals. Each RYNJ yaldah wrote a refuah shelaima card to go along with it. This was done as a zechut l’refuah shelaima for Chana Tova bat Esther