Chairdrops Spruce Up Folding C...

Apr 19, 2018 by

Chairdrops are reusable, durable, machine-washable, fabric covers for folding as well as larger chairs. Available in four different sizes, they slip right over existing chairs in seconds.

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“Moldova Matters at Frisch” Su...

Mar 12, 2018 by

When Alyssa Panga, 13, and her half-brother, Garrik Sementin, 18, arrived in New York from the Republic of Moldova, at the end of February to attend Chabad’s C-Teen Convention, their visit was a dream come true not only for the teens themselves, but also for a group of students at the Frisch Yeshiva High School in Paramus, whose efforts had made it all possible.

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Pat Boone: Former Teenage Hear...

Mar 9, 2018 by

“When people who don’t know or recognize me ask if I’m Jewish, I always tell them, yes, by adoption. My parents made sure my brother, sisters, and I learned early on that the entire Good Book was written by, about, and for Jews. Too many Christians don’t quite grasp that,” he says.

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Antique, Illuminated Megillahs...

Feb 26, 2018 by

“Reading from a beautifully illuminated manuscript that rolls out of an exquisitely gilt scroll case has been the traditional mode of beautifying the Purim mitzvah of reading the Megillat Esther,” says Jonathan Greenstein, founder and expert-in-charge at J. Greenstein and Company.

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Thurnauer School’s “Gift of Mu...

Dec 26, 2017 by

The Gift of Music Gala Benefit, which will be held at the Bergen Academies in Hackensack, on Sunday, February 11, at 4pm, will feature a beautiful concert, performing students, distinguished guest artists, and a great time guaranteed to everyone, all while helping budding musicians in a communal salute to the gift of music.

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Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wol...

Dec 9, 2017 by

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is presenting Sergei Prokofiev’s charming children’s classic, Peter and the Wolf.

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For Comedian Jackie Mason, Com...

Dec 5, 2017 by

Jackie Mason, who will be performing at the B.B. King Blues Club in Times Square Motzei Shabbat, December 9, is no stranger to mixing politics and comedy. He’s been working current events into his act for the past 40 years.

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Film Review: “1945” Is a Compl...

Nov 28, 2017 by

Into this mix, a train stops, and two silent, serious Orthodox-Jewish men disembark. None of the villagers know who the men are or for certain why they have come, but all have suspicions. “They’re back” is the frantic whisper.

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“The Women’s Balcony”: A Lovin...

Jun 10, 2017 by

The film, in its gentle, humorous, and tender way, raises important questions about religion, community, tradition, the true path of faith, and the endeavor of every believer to choose his or her own path to the Eternal.

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Champion of Family Rights Now ...

Mar 27, 2017 by

Dr. Amy Neustein, whose personal history of having lost complete contact with her only child due solely to the vagaries of the New York City Family Court system is well known in the Jewish and secular community, has a record of taking her personal pain and transposing it into activism for the general good. After decades of helping other vulnerable parents and children—Jews and Gentiles—deal with the perils of oftentimes capricious family courts and, in the process, winning accolades from social scientist, lawyers, and children’s rights activists, Dr. Neustein has taken her role as scholar, editor, and writer on a new path. She is now the founder and CEO of Linguistic Technology Software (LTS), Inc, a Fort Lee, NJ-based company that combines higher-scale natural language understanding with computer technology to build a radically different kind of user interface for the kinds of websites that are frequently accessed at home, in the office, in healthcare settings, and in the car.

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“On the Map” Details the Road ...

Jan 21, 2017 by

By Avi Lerner There are some events so important that people will always remember where they were when they occurred. Kennedy’s...

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Just in Time for Chanukah: “Go...

Dec 15, 2016 by

The NJ Intergenerational Orchestra, which provides education and performance opportunities for people of all ages who want to be part of an orchestra or ensemble, is offering to teach adults to play violin, viola, or cello in eight weeks for $80, including the rental fee for the instrument.

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In The Falconi Effect, the Thi...

Nov 22, 2016 by

The Falconi Effect by Catriel Sugarman

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Ess Gezint: “Jewish Soul Food,...

Oct 11, 2016 by

Three new cookbooks have made their presence felt just in time for Sukkoth. With all the meals that have to be produced in and out of the sukkah for four days of yuntif , one Shabbat, and three days of Chol HaMoed, these books could not come at a better time.

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Adrien Levin, z”l Atlantic Cit...

Jul 18, 2016 by

Adrien Levin, an Atlantic City businesswoman and musician, died on July 13 in Shore Memorial Hospital at the age of 92. The cause was heart failure.

“Even before gambling, most people thought of Atlantic City as an icon of pop culture, a center of honky-tonk music and rock-and-roll. But for many, it was also a magnet for classical music, attracting performers and lovers of opera, symphonies, and especially chamber music, and Adrien Levin was at the forefront of that effort,” said Mrs. Levin’s daughter, Susan Rosenbluth, editor and publisher of The Jewish Voice and Opinion…

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