Teaneck council approves Holocaust memorial

The Teaneck town council has approved a proposal that would place a Holocaust memorial in Paul A. Volcker Municipal Green, the park in front of its town hall, along with a memorial to Africans enslaved in America. This marks the conclusion of three years of discussions with the town over...

Teaneck to Hold Holocaust Commemoration on May 4, 2016

The Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck will hold its annual observance of Yom HaShoah on Wednesday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Teaneck High School. The keynote speaker this year is Helga Marx Silbermann. In 1938, 13-year-old Helga ran with her grandfather into their burning shul to rescue a...

Teaneck Holocaust Commemoration Set for April 16, 2015

Teaneck—The Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck will hold its annual observance of Yom HaShoah on Thursday, April 16th at 7:30 p.m. at Teaneck High School. The keynote speakers this year are Howard and Nancy Kleinberg who first met in Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp where Nancy saved Howard’s life. Their story...

Moshe Baran: Partisan Extraordinaire

Moshe Baran is not your run-of-the-mill 92-year-old. A retired real estate manager, Moshe has the distinction of being a Holocaust survivor and one of a dwindling number of partisans still alive to tell his story. His story is one of determination, survival and courage. But it is his resolve to...

Tears in Teaneck

It was an emotional, bittersweet Teaneck Holocaust commemoration this year. Perhaps it was because long-time residents Arlene Duker, who lost her daughter to Arab terrorists many years ago, and Rabbi Johnny Krug, a son of survivors and dean of student life and welfare at Frisch High School, read the family...

Survivor Shares Her Story at Holocaust Commemoration

Annual event at Teaneck High School featured Fanya Gottesfeld Heller. About 1,000 people came out Monday night to attend the Yom Hashoa Annual Holocaust Commemoration at and to listen to guest speaker and Holocaust survivor Fanya Gottesfeld Heller. Teaneck Holocaust Commemoration Committee member Amy Elfman said the yearly event always...