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Art Through the Ages

When two pieces of a puzzle fit together, the puzzle-maker feels a sense of accomplishment as well as the pleasure of getting to see the completed picture. The puzzle-makers who pieced together an intergenerational art program at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh are experiencing that dual delight. The newly inaugurated Art Through the Ages is [...]

2018-01-06T18:22:38+00:00 December 28, 2017|News|

Congregational Trips & Continuing Education

Please check out these exciting events for the coming year.  There is a little bit of something for everyone! Click to view our upcoming plans and contact Alayne Pick with any questions at The more we reach out to connect with each other, the more we gain in friendship and lasting relationships.  We welcome you!

2017-12-10T10:23:09+00:00 December 10, 2017|Front Page|

A Personal View of the Holidays

Last year, four Jewish professionals came together at Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley in Woodcliff Lake to offer personal reflections on their relation to the Torah and how its teachings have connected to their lives. With the book “Chapters of the Heart: Jewish Women Sharing the Torah of Our Lives” as their jumping-off point, [...]

2017-12-10T10:36:16+00:00 November 30, 2017|Front Page, News|

Park Ridge prayer rally attracts interdenominational support

Last month, the Upper Pascack Valley’s clergy group held an interdenominational prayer rally for “love and solidarity” at Veterans Park in Park Ridge. Members of Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley in Woodcliff Lake were among the attendees. Clergy from participating synagogues included Rabbi Loren Monosov and Cantor Alan Sokoloff of Temple Emanuel of the [...]

2017-09-24T17:18:57+00:00 September 23, 2017|News|

Holocaust survivor shares story of courage

Agnes “Bracha” Adler said it was a sixth sense that made her 13-year-old self defy her mother for the first time in 1944, when she refused to be willingly taken to the Budapest Ghetto in Nazi-occupied Europe. “I told her, ‘I want to remain alive and free,’ ” Adler, 87 said in an interview last week. [...]

2017-05-06T18:38:49+00:00 April 24, 2017|Front Page, News|

JETS Distance Learning

See how students in our school are participating in JETS and see our class featured in a clip sent all over the world! JETS Holocaust Distance Learning courses give students the chance to explore the Holocaust through multi-media, interactive activities. Through primary and secondary source materials students will be  exposed to multiple types of perspectives [...]

2017-05-06T18:29:48+00:00 April 20, 2017|Front Page|