May 10, 2019
Security for all students
TeachNJ, TeachNY work toward goal of state funding for day school safety, STEM, and more

Next week, TeachNJ will host Governor Phil Murphy at its annual dinner; he’ll give the keynote address to the organization at the Newark Museum.

That’s not bad for a four-year-old group that advocates for public money for private schools. In fact, it’s impressive. It’s also not accidental, according to the founding and executive director of its parent group, the New York-based, Orthodox Union-affiliated Teach Coalition, Maury Litwack of Teaneck.
Program will put the spotlight on Rockland museum’s workings

The Holocaust Museum and Center for Tolerance and Education in Suffern offers “ Get to Know Your Local Holocaust Museum ,” hosted by Julie Goldring, on May 16, at 12:30 p.m ., in the second floor of the Library Media Center. The program includes discussions on the importance of preserving history, learning how to handle historic documents, and how the Holocaust Museum inherited its collection.

For more information, call (845) 574-4099, email , or go to .
Montebello centennial brunch

The Montebello Jewish Center is holding its commemorative 100th anniversary gala brunch, honoring a number of longtime congregants on Sunday, May 19, at noon. It costs $75 for adults, and $25 for children under 13. The shul is at 34 Montebello Road in Montebello. For more information, call (845) 357-2430 or go to .
JFNNJ trains educators on anti-Semitism awareness
Representative from Rockland’s Holocaust museum will lead workshop
The Rockland Holocaust Museum began training teachers about anti-Semitism and bias a year and half ago when it hired Abigail Miller as its director of education. “This year, since September, we have run in excess of 100 programs,” Andrea Winograd, the museum’s executive director, said. “Many schools come to us proactively, because they are concerned by what they see happening in neighboring communities or on the news and want to head off any any problems.”
Rockland taking registrations for Celebrate Israel parade
Jewish Federation of Rockland County plans to march in this year’s Celebrate Israel parade — “Only In Israel” — on June 2. A bus will leave from the Rockland Jewish Community Campus in the morning and return in the afternoon.
Friday, May 10 , 5:45-7PM,
Montebello Jewish Center, Montebello
Tuesday, May 14 , 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

Sunday, May 19 , 10AM-12PM,
Rockleigh Country Club, Rockleigh
Tuesday, May 21 , 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River
Thursday, May 28 , 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

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