August 2008


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Bringing Kindness to Communities One Teen at a Time August 2008

Areyvut’s “A Kindness a Day”

Shabbat – August 9, 2008

In conversation, judge people’s arguments based on their own merit, and not on personal issues.

“Do not give anyone special consideration when rendering judgment.” (Deuteronomy 1:17)






We’re Still Laughing.  Are You?

Sad the summer is half over?  Do you love to laugh, and want to share that feeling with friends and family?

Areyvut has the answer for you!  Come join us at “Laughing Matters”, our first annual comedy night fundraiser on Aug. 20th at 7:30pm at Congregation Beth Sholom (354 Maitland Ave.) in Teaneck, NJ.  Featuring comedians:
Johnny LampertJohnny Lampert
As seen on: Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend”, HBO’s Comedy Showcase, NBC’s “Friday Night”, Montreal’s “Just for Laughs”, A & E’s “Caroline’s Comedy Hour and MTV.
Brad Trackman


Brad Trackman

As seen on: CBS’s “Star Search”, Comedy Central’s “Heroes of Jewish Comedy” and NBC’s “Friday Night”.
Hosted by two time Jewish Week Comedy Contest Finalist and Areyvut’s Special Projects Coordinator, Sharon Stahl.  Proceeds from the evening will support “Make a Difference Day” 2009, a national community service initiative pioneered by Areyvut.  Admission is $50 per person and includes dinner.

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Court Jester: $1,800 – 12 tickets
Sitcom Star: $1,000 – 8 tickets
Improv Actor: $500 – 6 tickets
Class Clown: $360 – 4 tickets
Wisenheimer: $180 – 2 tickets
All sponsorships come with reserved seating.
All donations are tax deductible.
For more information or to make a reservation, please contact Sharon Stahl at (201) 244-6702 or
Click here to register online.  Please designate your contribution as “Laughing Matters” in the honor/memory box.




190, 191, 192 and Counting… 


numberAreyvut’s Online Bnai Mitzvah Database has grown exponentially!  We now have 192 organizations listed in the database used by teenagers, parents, rabbis, educators and community leaders seeking community service opportunities. 
Click here to add your organization to our online database.  To learn more about Areyvut’s online database, please contact Michal Greenbaum at (201) 244-6702 or



Thank You to Our Interns! 


Areyvut would like to take this opportunity to thank our amazing summer interns!

Lara Herrmann

 Elana Kanel
Kat Wulwick

We wish you the best of luck with your continued studies and hope you come back and visit!








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Bergenfield, NJ 07621
Phone: 201.244.6702     Fax: 201.338.2427





Upcoming Events

“Laughing Matters”
Congregation Beth Sholom
Teaneck, NJ
Aug. 20

 Kids for Kindness Chesed Fair for 

 Magen David Yeshivah


Deal, NJ
Aug. 21



Community Service Fair


Temple Israel Center
White Plains, NY
Sept. 21
Touro College Career Fair
Pennsylvania Hotel
New York, NY
Sept. 23 
Community Service & Mitzvah Expo
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Tenafly, NJ
Oct. 5




“Make a Difference Day” 2009 is coming…



“Make a Difference Day” is only a few months away.

It’s time to lace up your sneakers all you project seekers.
We have no doubt it will be a great success.  Our focus this year?  Health & Wellness.
5 Years Running describes how far this day has come.

Mark your calendar for Mar. 20-22, 2009 so you can join in the fun!







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