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Monday, August 19, 2019

Israel/World

Terminal4Pets takes Aliyah to whole new level

Terminal4Pets will be sending professional representatives, including the CEO Dr. Eytan Kreiner, to meet with Jewish communities in North America, Europe, Russia and South Africa. The goal is to reach out to pet owners who are in the process of moving to Israel to provide them with the most professional, relevant and updated information regarding pet importation to

Menendez and Maloney Introduce Holocaust Ed. Aid Bill

WASHINGTON, DC –Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the “Simon Wiesenthal Holocaust Education Act,” which would help increase awareness of the Holocaust in public school curricula nationwide. According to the official press release, “The Wiesenthal Act authorizes $10 million in federal funds over five years to help

New Milford High Students Honor the Six Million

Following an eight-hour flight, 12 New Milford High School students arrived in Berlin, Germany on their first stop of the school’s annual Eastern European Holocaust Education Trip. The students, accompanied by Colleen Tambuscio, President of the NJ Council of Holocaust Educators and a Special Ed. teacher at New Milford High, spend two weeks visiting Germany, Poland

OU Thanks Senate for Passage of the Continuing Resolution

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America—the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization—commended the United States Senate for its passage of a Continuing Resolution (CR) Appropriations Bill, which contains critical funding for a Department of Homeland Security grant program that assists Jewish institutions and other

Suspect in Daniel Pearl murder is arrested

Pakistani security officials recently captured a former terrorist leader who is believed to have planned the 2002 kidnapping and murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, JTA reports.  Qari Abdul Saeed, also known as Asadullah, was arrested by Pakistani Sindh Rangers. He is accused of two decades of terror activity.

Pearl’s parents, Judea and Ruth, said in a

Group Proposes Teaneck Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center in Andreas Park

Teaneck—During its annual commemoration at Teaneck High School, The Teaneck Holocaust Commemoration Committee announced that it has approached the Town Council and with its approval, is exploring the feasibility of creating a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust who are related to families in the Greater Teaneck area.

The memorial is the first step in a

JESC Highlights Alumni

Fundraising Breakfast planned for April 21

Jewish Education for Special Children has been a model for other programs that have followed. In a three-hour framework on Sunday mornings, they provide classes for people with special needs in Tfillot, Hebrew language, the holidays, arts and crafts and, music, gym, dance and several exceptional

DINING AT THE DISCO FOR TVAC

Annual Dinner at TJC Honors Benvenisti, who Honors EMTs

Hundreds of people gathered at the Teaneck Jewish Center recently for a fun fundraiser for the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps, which has served the community with distinction for 70 years. For the first time, the organization featured a guest of honor, Steven Benvenisti, a lawyer whose

Give a Dinner, Get a Dinner:

Tomchei Shabbos Dinner Goes Virtual

Most non-profit organizations hold an annual dinner, their major fund-raising event, at a fancy hall that features lengthy, and often tedious, speeches. For its first dinner, Tomchei Shabbos of Bergen County is keeping the most important part of an honorary dinner – the delicious food – and hosting a

Beth Aaron Honors Its Own Rabbi & Rebbitzen

Over 300 people came to honor Congregation Beth Aaron’s own Rav and Rebbetzin, Rabbi Larry Rothwachs and his wife, Chaviva, as Guests of Honor at this year’s Annual Dinner. Speakers included Rabbi Mordechai Willig of Yeshiva University and Rabbi Benjamin Yudin of Congregation Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn, very proud father of Chaviva Rothwachs.

AXA’s Bruce Maier Takes Friendship Circle to the Gardem

Financial planning expert Bruce Maier of AXA Advisors hosted five special needs children with their families at a New York Knicks outing at Madison Square Garden. To help make the event a success, Maier worked with nonprofits Friendship Circle in Paramus, MarbleJam Kids in Tenafly, and Yachad in Teaneck. Said Maier, “Knowing that a live sporting event in a large

A Sleepless Night For Friendship Circle