Stories From Main Street: Groups Look To Help Paterson's Hungry On Giving TuesdayIn this age of rampant consumerism, some people are trying to reclaim the true spirit of the holidays. That is the thrust of Giving Tuesday, which started at the 92nd Street Y a few years back
Report: Survey Could Bring Hard Figures To Growth In Northern N.J. Jewish PopulationThe Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey has set up a survey that could help determine more exact figures for population growth in the area, according to a published report.
Random, But Regular Police Protection Coming For Synagogues In Wake Of Recent Attacks In Northern N.J.The firebombing of Rabbi Nosson Schuman's residence next to Congregation Beth El marked the fourth hate crime targeted at a Jewish center in the past month.
Authorities Think Rabbi Was Targeted In Rutherford Firebomb AttackRabbi Nosson Schuman, who lives in the home with his wife and five children, said he saw a flash of fire outside his bedroom window before his bedspread caught fire.
Special Service Held At Desecrated North Jersey SynagogueCommunity and church leaders joined members of the Jewish community to rededicate Temple Beth-El and demonstrate their "solidarity against hate."
Tri-State Area Jews Celebrate Pending Release Of Hostage Gilad ShalitIsraeli soldier Gilad Shalit was captured by Hamas in 2006 and now his release is expected within days. That has the Jewish community around the world, and in the Tri-State Area, overjoyed.