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COMMUNITY NEWS TeaneckBergenfield Chevra Kadisha Invites Community to Mark Zayin Adar By Pearl Markovitz The 7th of Adar II, which this year falls on Thursday, March 17, will mark the nearly 20th ann

COMMUNITY NEWS Yeshiva of Central Queens to Celebrate Diamond Jubilee With Gala Dinner Yeshiva of Central Queens will be celebrating its 75th anniversary with a gala dinner at Leonards Palazzo in Gre

COMMUNITY NEWS Sinai Schools Annual Benefit Dinner Celebrates Inclusion Chief Development Officer Esti Herman presents Community Partnership Award to Sanzari EnterprisesDavid Sanzari, President CEO

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SCHOOLS Maayanot Students Excel at Model Congress On Thursday, March 3, the Maayanot Model Congress team traveled to the Young Israel of Woodmere for the annual Yeshiva League Model Congress. Under t

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