June 7, 2019
‘A very happy day’
The community celebrates Israel as it marches up Fifth Avenue

When I think about my dad at home through all the years of my growing up, I think of him as alone. And when I think about my mom through those same years, I think of her as lonely.

My dad, who was living with bipolar disorder, spent months at a time inside our house, often in his bed, almost always alone. My mom went to work every day, and my brother and I went to school. When we got home, there he was, on the couch, watching television.
I pledge allegiance to three flags
By Rabbi Craig Scheff

My allegiance to any one of these three flags does not preclude my allegiance to any other. I can raise them side by side and pledge myself to each, for they are in consonance with one another. In fact, each demands my allegiance to the others. To believe in that which the American flag symbolizes is to believe in that which the others symbolize.
Joshua Cohen to head Jewish Federations of New Jersey
New public affairs body to replace State Association of Jewish Federations

Joshua Cohen has been hired to helm the Jewish Federations of New Jersey, the new public affairs arm of five of the state’s leading Jewish federations.

The Jewish Federations of New Jersey replaces the State Association of Jewish Federations, which Jacob Toporek has led by since 2007, and which will close up shop on June 30.
Losing — and gaining — the future
A look at the path to a new Jewish life through UpStart’s Collaboratory 2019

We are losing the future.

We are losing millions of Jews right now — and other Jews, who are connected now, have a responsibility to find them and give them a chance at a meaningful Jewish future.
Tuesday, June 11 , 5:45PM-9:45PM
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River
J CC Wall of Giving
Wednesday, June 12, 6PM-8PM
JCC Rockland, West Nyack

Monday, June 17 , 6:30PM-9PM
Rockland Jewish Community Campus, West Nyac k
Tuesday, June 18 , 5:45PM-9:45PM
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River
Tuesday, June 25 , 5:45PM-9:45PM
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River
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