October 23, 2020
ROCKLAND NEWS
The Arab Christian with Israeli bonds
Meet Yosef Haddad, hasbara superstar

It seems like a generic Israeli biography.

After high school, joined the Israeli Army. Served in the elite Golani infantry brigade. Rose to sergeant, commanding a squad of 15 men. Wounded in the Second Lebanon War in 2006. After a year recuperating, moved to Canada and started a business. Returned to Israel, studied political science in university. Went to work in marketing in Tel Aviv, became successful, only to leave the world of business to found a non-profit dedicated to improving Israeli society. Along the way, became a brand ambassador for Israel, traveling around the world on Israel’s behalf and fighting BDS.
‘In Defense of Elitism’
JCCs in Tenafly and Rockland join to offer pre-election look at the death of expertise

You can be earnest. You can be satirical. You can be sarcastic (sarcasm being satire’s very annoying little sister). You can be faux-profound. You bcan be faux-naif. You can be obnoxious. You can be guided by deeply held values. You can be arch.

You even can be for-real funny.
Yad Leah plans family fundraiser in Bergen/Rockland or from home

Yad Leah, a northern New Jersey-based organization that provides new and gently used clothing to the needy in Israel, plans the “Dash for Dignity 5k and 1-mile Family Walk” on Sunday, November 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants can run in their own neighborhoods or on a treadmill, or pick one of Yad Leah’s four officially measured courses in Votee Park in Teaneck, Overpeck Park in Ridgefield Park, Saddle River County Park starting in Glen Rock, or the Tallman Trail in Palisades.

The safe, fun, and healthy community-wide family run, aims to raise funds to distribute clothing to struggling families in Israel at this difficult time.
Zoom tour of Jerusalem
Sunday, October 25, 10:30 a.m.

The sisterhood of the Nanuet Hebrew Center hosts a live Zoom tour of Old Jerusalem with Israeli guide Moshe Gold, 10:30 a.m. $18 minimum donation. To register call (845) 634-4068.
COMMUNITY EVENTS
NOV 1 , 11AM
Zoom event
NOV 8, 10AM
Wonderful craft fair with over 60 vendors!
NOV 15 , 10AM
The Holocaust Museum's Annual Benefit Brunch
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