A young woman’s road from fear to success
  The attractive young woman who stood at the microphone was poised and articulate. Speaking before a crowd of nearly 600 at the Emunah Circle of Life Dinner on November 14th, 21 year old Naomi Daniel shared her life story, one that took her from her
EMUNAH to Honor Empowering Women at Spring Luncheon
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY. EMUNAH, which was born through the tireless efforts and vision of a few determined women in Israel in 1935, will pay tribute to “Empowering Women” at its Spring Luncheon on May 20th, 2014, at the Prince George
Karen Spitalnick to be installed as EMUNAH National President
  EMUNAH of America takes pride in announcing that Karen Spitalnick will assume the position of National President in July, 2014, succeeding Fran Hirmes who will serve as Chairman of the Board. Karen grew up in a family deeply entrenched in EMUNAH.
Deerfield Beach On The Move
  On New Year’s Day this vibrant Emunah chapter opened their EMUNAH Season with the annual Triple A event, The Amazing Afternoon of the Arts, which is a three part program featuring art, literature and music.The event was chaired by Gail Barnett, and
Mother Daughter Mission with Rebbetzen Reichman and East Hill Synagogue, Englewood.
  In what can only be described as an unforgettable experience for a mother and daughter to share, Rebbetzen Chana Reichman from the East hill Synagogue led her outstanding annual Bat Mitzvah Chessed Club mission to Israel. A group of 32 shared a
Miami Beach Gala Dinner a Huge Success
  Miami Beach Gala DinnerThe Miami Beach Chapter of EMUNAH of America Circle of Life 2014 Annual Dinner – A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors and their Generations, took place on the last Sunday evening of February, at Collins’ Avenue’s beautiful
Five Towns Holds its Annual Comedy Night
  Held at the Backstage Night Club in Woodmere on Saturday night, February 1st, the Five Towns Chapter of EMUNAH held its annual “Saturday Nite Live” Comedy night. Drawing a crowd of 125 guests, the evening boasted first rate comedians, fine food, and
Bet Elazraki Teens run in Miami Half Marathon
  Three teens from EMUNAH’s Bet Elazraki Children’s Home are running in the Miami Half Marathon on Sunday, February 2nd. They will join the American TEAM EMUNAH runners to raise funds for Bet Elazraki, the place they call “home.”Read the personal
Fairlawn Chapter Hosts Meet the Author
  The Shayna Gold Fairlawn Chapter of EMUNAH hosted Judy Brown, Author of HUSH, on Monday December 23 at the home of Hope and Norman Beckoff. Judy grew up in a Hassidic community in Boro Park and witnessed sexual abuse at an early age. No longer
EMUNAH Hosts Kristallnacht Commemoration
  On November 5th EMUNAH of America together and the Jossi Berger Holocaust Study Center commemorated the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue, in New York City. The event drew over 350 people from throughout the
Teaneck Libby Kolb Chapter Shabbat Kallah Tea
  People came from all parts of Teaneck, Bergenfield and beyond to attend the highly anticipated Annual Libby Kolb Shabbat Tea which was held at the home of Susan Fader and Larry Krule. The featured guest speaker, Nechama Price, a Yoetzet Halacha and
Studio Inna Fitness Extravaganza Raises Funds for children at Achuzat Sarah
  Studio Inna Fitness Extravaganza a Huge SuccessA few months ago, EMUNAH partnered with Studio Inna in an effort to raise $50,000 to build a sports and multipurpose facility in Achuzat Sarah, one of EMUNAH’s five children’s residential homes for
Studio Inna Fitness Extravaganza Raises Funds for children at Achuzat Sarah
  Studio Inna Fitness Extravaganza a Huge SuccessA few months ago, EMUNAH partnered with Studio Inna in an effort to raise $50,000 to build a sports and multipurpose facility in Achuzat Sarah, one of EMUNAH’s five children’s residential homes for
EMUNAH Spring Luncheon to honor Empowering Women, Guest of Honor Dr. Merryl Tisch
  EMPOWERING WOMEN to be honored at EMUNAH Spring Luncheon Six women who have achieved great success in their chosen fields will be lauded at the upcoming EMUNAH of America “Empowering Women” Spring Luncheon on May 22nd, 2013 at The Westin Grand
EMUNAH Bet Elazraki Chioir comes to the U.S.
  On Thursday January 24th the Bet Elazraki Choir, comprising of 7 girls ages 14 to 16, embarked on an exciting 10 day trip to the United States, where they performed in Florida, New York and New Jersey. Their excitement was barely containable, since
TEAM EMUNAH at the ING Miami Half Marathon
  Once again, TEAM EMUNAH participated in the ING Miami Half Marathon on Sunday January 27th. The event was blessed with wonderful, warm weather--a respite from the bitter cold that was much appreciated by our runners from the North East. We are proud
Los Angeles Lights Up Chanukah with a Monte Carlo Night
  Giving the concept of a Chanukah “miracle” a whole new meaning, the Los Angeles Chapter of EMUNAH chose to make their Annual Chanukah Fundraiser a Monte Carlo Night – and everyone had their chance at a small “miracle,” playing to win – yet without
Weg Family Dedicates Playground at Gilo Day Care Center
  The family of Edith and Samuel Weg a”h, a couple who had deep rooted connection with EMUNAH, recently dedicated a Playground at the EMUNAH Gilo Day Care Center in memory of their parents. Through their generosity the playground was entirely
Gela Feldman Shabbat Tea
  Women from the Englewood community gathered for the Annual Gela Feldman Shabbat Tea honoring Batya Klein at the beautiful home of Thalia Federbush. Guest speaker, Dyonna Ginsburg, fascinated the guests with her own inspirational story: how a young
Westchester Women hear about “Hush”
  What happens when you are betrayed by those you trust the most? In June, women in Westchester gathered at the home of Laurie Wolff to hear the riveting life story of Judy Brown, author of the book Hush. Having grown up in a Hassidic community,
EMUNAH Spring Luncheon June 4th 2012
  Mothers and daughters who make a difference were honored at the EMUNAH of America Spring Luncheon on June 4th at the Prince George Ballroom in New York City. Through the outstanding efforts of these women, the lives of the children at risk in
The Rabbi Jacob and Deborah Memorial JV Basketball Tournament
  Ten tri-state areaYeshiva high schools participated in the 4th Annual Rabbi Jacob and Mrs. Deborah Rubenstein JV Basketball Tournament. Organized a year after the tragic loss of Rabbi Jacob and Mrs. Deborah Rubenstein z”l, it was established to
  Our annual Meet the Author evening was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at the lovely home of Rabbi Dr. Shaya & Fay Neiss Klein . A large crowd was on hand to meet and greet our author, Ahuva Gray, and listen to her fascinating life journey from
Pulse 5 Performs to crowd of 400 for Bet Elazraki
  A group of five Bar Mitzvah age boys have turned their passion for music into a wonderful chesed project, and succeeded in a big way. The musicians, Jared Auslander, Joseph Horowitz, Ezra Koppel, Matan Mann and Yonatan Potash, make up the dynamic
FRISCH/EMUNAH chessed mission to Israel
  By Ronnie SchlusselWow what an experience. One of our favorite activities when we had free time, which we had very little of, was to try and recount all the activities we had engaged in over the course of the week. It was quite a challenge. The
Bet Elazraki Winter Olympics
  Written by By Rebecca ZaghaA smile has the power to change someone’s life. It can calm their fear, ease their pain or make them laugh. A smile is a universal language that needs no words, descriptions or hand gestures. It can brighten the dreariest
Eitan Sklar, 12, holds Garage Sale to benefit EMUNAH’s children in Israel
  When Eitan Sklar, a student at the Yeshiva of North Jersey and Teaneck resident, turned 12, he wanted to kick off his Bar Mitzvah with a big way – and make a big difference at the same time. He planned a garage sale which would raise funds for
FRAN HIRMES of Woodsburgh begins her term as EMUNAH National President
  Fran Hirmes of Woodsburgh, NY began her term as National President of Emunah of America on July 1, succeeding Mindy Stein of Teaneck,NJ who will now assume the role of Chairman of the Board. Fran brings to the leadership role of Emunah of America
EMUNAH National Convention 2011, Lincoln Square Synagogue
  "They shall build me a Sanctuary so I may Dwell within them,” Torah. "G-d expects us to teach commitment to G-d and to perfect the world", states Dina Hahn, Chair of World EMUNAH at the May 18, 2011, EMUNAH National Convention at
  With the growth of radical Islam, rising anti-semitism, and a host of widely-published untruths damning Israel, it is critical to arm ourselves with “weapons” to combat these alarming threats to Israel’s existence. The EMUNAH National Convention, to
EMUNAH of America Brooklyn Region to Honor Shirley and Jack Singer with Keter Shem Tov Award.
  The Brooklyn Region of EMUNAH will hold its Annual Supperette on Wednesday evening, May 18th, 2011, honoring Shirley and Jack Singer with the Keter Shem Tov Award. They will be accepting this recognition to honor the memory of their beloved son, Ely
EMUNAH together with NYU Hillel hold “Legacy of Courage” Holocaust Commemoration
  Miracles were few and far between during the dark days of the holocaust. But they did occur largely through the courageous acts of extraordinary people. Emunah of America, together with Hillel at NYU, the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at
3rd Annual JV Basketball Tournament
  On Thursday, January 6, 2011, Emunah of America will kickoff the 3rd annual Rabbi Jacob and Deborah Rubenstein JV Basketball tournament. The tournament is designed to afford athletes and students of the participating schools to engage in chesed
Team EMUNAH to compete in ING Miami Marathon
  For the first time, Team EMUNAH will be joining the ING Miami Half Marathon, being held this year on Sunday, January 30th. This event is a favorite of runners throughout the world, taking participants through 13.1 miles of beautiful Miami scenery.
EMUNAH Save a Life Dinner 2010
  EMUNAH Save A Life Dinner celebrates a long journey with sisters from Bet ElazrakiWhen Leah, a strikingly beautiful 18 year old young woman, walked up to the podium at the EMUNAH Save A Life Dinner held at the Brooklyn Marriott on November 20th, it
MIAMI “Walk It Off – Move It Forward”
  On Sunday, November 14th, EMUNAH South Florida hosted “Walk It Off – Move It Forward” – a walkathon that was a way to “Move It Forward” – turning unwanted calories into greatly needed funds which were used to purchase physical therapy equipment and
Libby Kolb Shabbat Tea
  On October 16th, over 200 women gathered at the home of Lois Blumenfeld for the Annual Libby Kolb Teaneck Chapter Shabbat Tea. This year the event paid tribute to the nurses in the neighborhood, all members of the Teaneck community, and who often
EMUNAH and Kehilat Jeshuran, with Tovah Feldshuh, Bring Holocaust Survivors’ Voices to Life in “Spirit of Survival” Tribute Event
  New York - Nobel Laureate Elie Weisel once declared, “to listen to a witness” makes the listener a witness, able to fulfill what he described as a responsibility of citizenship in our world.EMUNAH of America and Manhattan’s Congregation Kehilath
In memory of Rabbanit Tzfia Goren ע״ה, a visionary and a great leader
  The Emunah women’s movement suffered a tremendous loss upon the passing of one it its founding leaders, Rabbanit Tzfia Goren, who passed away in Israel on Friday, May 30th, at the age of 82. She was the wife of Rabbi Shlomo Goren, a leader in the
Children in EMUNAH Western Negev Nurseries Reeling from Barrage of Rocket Fire
  Written by Rita Goldstone It is a role that small children should not have to assume; bellwether of the state of the Jewish State. Each day children in the Western Negev stand on the front line, a symbol of Israel’s security and of the nation’s
Author draws sellout crowd to EMUNAH event in Teaneck
  Completely absorbed by the haunting tale of acclaimed author Lucette Lagnado, over 100 people filled the magnificent Teaneck home of Joanne and Ephraim Zayat. This EMUNAH Libby Kolb Chapter Evening of Inspiration was held to commemorate the 10th
Nazi Convert to Speak at Emunah Holocaust Event
  Liesel Appel, daughter of Hitler’s Minister of Education in Poland, and a convert to Judaism, will be the keynote speaker at Emunah of America’s Annual Holocaust Commemoration, scheduled for Wednesday evening, March 26th at 7:30 P.M. at Manhattan’s
Mindy Stein Installed as President at National Convention
  EMUNAH of America held its National Convention on Sunday, March 9th at Manhattan's Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City. Celebrating the shared 60th birthdays of EMUNAH and Israel, the Convention also marked the installation of Mrs. Mindy
ART FOR TORAH’S SAKE: Unique Art Show Showcasing the Work of Twenty Orthodox Women
  What a difference a generation can make! When Chaim Potok wrote “My Name is Asher Lev” -- his searing portrait of the lonely artist in the orthodox world – there was no outlet for the creativity, no venue for the expression, of a gifted
Emunah Wine Trail
  Emunah's Wine Trail was featured on www.israelwines.co.il. You can view the article by clicking here.
Beaded Bookmarks help Bet Elazraki
  Rachel Ashe and Sarah Samuels were looking for a way to maintain their connection with the children they met at EMUNAH’s Bet Elazraki Children’s Home, while being able to help them at the same time. These two extraordinary girls who attend the
Miami Beach Gala Dinner
  The Miami Beach Chapter of EMUNAH of America Circle of Life 2014 AnnualDinner – A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors and their Generations, took place onthe last Sunday evening of February, at Collins’ Avenue’s beautiful AlexanderHotel.In addition to
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