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NEWS Supreme Court Again Stops Detention in Holot The Israeli Supreme Court ruled last week that the implementation of the new law that sends refugees from the genocide in Darfur and from the totalit

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NEWS Iran Conference Panelists Criticize Nuclear Program By Arash A conference at the University of Tehran about Irans nuclear program has produced some of the harshest critic

NEWS Gazans Furious After Hamas Raises Taxes By Staff The harsh daily life in Gaza just got harder after Hamas imposed additional taxes. Business dealers and civilians in Gaza told the A

EDITORIAL A Call for Extraordinary Chesed The siblings and inlaws of Donny Hain have come forward on his behalf and for their parents, to ask the community to step up to the plate and help save Donny

NEWS Labor Plays Pivotal Role in Assuring US Veto Kerry confirms US will veto Palestinian statehood resolution after talks with Livni and Peres has abandoned the official political line and has create

NEWS Passage of U.S.Israel Strategic Partnership Act Hailed by Democrats, Republicans By Staff Yesterday evening the United States House of Representatives unanimously passed the United

NEWS Israel A Culture of Limited Education Limits Financial Resources By Anne Phyllis Pinzow The National Insurance Institute in Israel has just released its report on the Israeli economy, and it is

NEWS BRIEFS Safdie Wins Top AIA Award for Adelsons Singapore Resort Israel HayomExclusive to The American Institute of Architects AIA has awarded the IsraeliCanadian architect Moshe Safie with

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NEWS Sanctions, Sabotage, Science Delay Irans Missile Program CONTINUED FROM P. 7 ellite into an orbit 1,000 kilometers 620 miles above Earth. The reports also refer to the system as a deterrent, sug

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NEWS Ambassador Dan Shapiro Urges U.S. Collaboration with JCT At the beginning of December, US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro visited the Jerusalem College of Technology JCT for a private demonstra

LOCAL NEWS Yavneh to Celebrate 72nd Gala Dinner Howard Eisenstadter Morah Shoshana Susie Ammer Nancy and Eric Fremed Rabbi Yitzchok Furst Yavneh Academy will hold its 72nd Annual Dinner on Satur

LOCAL NEWS NCSY Winter RegionalMitzvot and Fun for Everyone By Lindsey Blenden and Jill Kirsch Kerhonksen, NYThis years NCSY Winter Regional at the Hudson Valley Resort was a weekend like no other, a

LOCAL NEWS Ribbon Cutting Welcomes Miri to Englewood EnglewoodMiri Urbach cut the ribbon last Tuesday to officially mark the opening of Miri, 37 North Dean Street in Englewood. James A. Dunn, Chair o

LOCAL NEWS Rabbis and Friends in Conversation By Faygie Levy LivingstonOn the surface one might not think that a Modern Orthodox rabbi and a Reform rabbi would have much in common. After all, convent

Waldorf Astoria Hotel Passover 2015 in Orlando, FL Elegantlyappointed Waldorf Astoria Guest Rooms Featured Scholars in Residence including Rabbi Mark 3 Daily Gourmet Glatt Kosher Meals along with D

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LOCAL NEWS Yachad Announces New Northeast Summer Programs For 2015 Yachad has partnered with two leading Jewish camp programs, one near Toronto and one in New Hampshire where individuals with special

LOCAL NEWS MakeASplash of Teaneck TeaneckThe Splash Pad initiative continues to gain momentum and exposure in the community. This is an exciting, new, allinclusive outdoor garden and water play area

NEWS FEATURE Beth Din of America An Interview with Rabbi Shlomo Weissman CONTINUED FROM P. 1 Reiss who left to become dean of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary RIETS at Yeshiva University

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LOCAL NEWS Community Chanukah Celebrations Provide Entertainment for All CONTINUED FROM P. 1 learned how to select olives by color and determine ripeness, and then took turns pitting the raw olives.

MAGGID OF BERGENFIELD Vayigash Yakov, Yosef, and the Airport Pickup By Larry Stiefel Terminal B at Newark Airport had been very quiet when Adam Baskin first arrived at 6 a.m. He could hear the whirri

TORAH MUSINGS Is Leisure Kosher By Rabbi Gil Student The Jewish attitude to leisure is complex and reveals a fundamental divide over religion. The New York Times reported this summer that a Hasidic c

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MUSINGS AND AMUSINGS The Last Laugh By Rabbi Dani Staum, LMSW The Jewish people always have the last laugh. Sometimes it takes a lot of patience to recognize it, but it never fails. Pharaoh tried to

OPED Harvards President Stops an AntiIsrael Boycott By Alan M. Dershowitz BostonThe Harvard University Dining Service has been rebuffed in its efforts to join the Boycott M

FOOD AND WINE Cholent Victor Style By Victor Schoenfeld According to the great Claudia Rodin author of The Book of Jewish Food, The New Book of Middle Eastern Food, and many others the origins of the

HEIMISHE HOMEMAKER Cheese Cakes...Make Them Pareve By Gail Hochman Who doesnt love cheesecake I make it all year round. People think you must make it dairy but, in reality, you can swap out the dairy

THE RESTAURANT REVIEW NOBO North Of Bogota Worth The Trip But Bring Your Visa By Ari Weisbrot I was looking forward to dinner at NoBo Wine and Grill. Its a restaurant that constantly seeks to reinven

FOOD AND WINE Ten Israeli Treats Try the best baklava, chocolate, marzipan, halva, challah, bourekas and other mouthwatering treats that Israel has to offer. Israel 21cTaste buds must work overtime i

RELATIONSHIPS A Better Competitor By Nancy Silberman Zwiebach Some time ago I was invited to attend a social evening at someones home. In searching for an appropriate word to call this particular eve

HEALTH AND FITNESS Finding Meaning in the Holidays By Temimah Zucker There is always a sense of sadness when the holiday season comes to a close. We celebrate Chanukah by consuming endless amounts of

RELATIONSHIPS A Marriage Accumulates Many Things By Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Glick They seem to have had a great marriage, but the last few years she has been very concerned with her husband talking about

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CHINUCH The FlippingOut Syndrome The Impact of the Year in Israel By Wallace Greene The ubiquitous posthigh school year in Israel experience for graduates of Modern Orthodox day schools has a profoun

PARENTING Pants on Fire Teaching Kids Not to Lie By Lara Warmelink Research fellow for Security, Department of Psychology at Lancaster University Lying is often seen as bad behavior in children. Fair

A TEENS PERSPECTIVE The Festival of Lights and Food, Of Course By Oren Oppenheim By the time you read this, Chanukah will quite possibly be over, but Im writing this on the first night, so Id like to

HUMOR Computer Geek By Banji Latkin Ganchrow Once upon a time, many years ago, I was a student in Stern College for Women and Others, as I affectionately referred to it. I can honestly say I enjoyed

CHESEDLOCAL NEWS would be in Donnys own community. He has spent almost his whole life in Teaneck. Donny is considerably younger than many who have endstage kidney disease, cently returned from Israel


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CHINUCH The FlippingOut Syndrome The Impact of the Year in Israel CONTINUED FROM P. 42 dents come. Unlike the Modern Orthodox world in which they grew up, there is no other subject or activity to pur

ANALYSIS Are Israeli Voters Worried More About Security Or The Economy By Ben Israel is a country made up of diverse tribes, communities, ethnicities and religions. There are

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT DAEN Making Memories LivingstonDespite a career in hedge funds, Eyal Bitanskys passion for playing wouldnt die down. On a pro bono basis, he worked as a DJ orwith his wife Anya as

PROFILE Dr. Ekstein and the Hand of God By Larry Bernstein Dr. Henry Ekstein is a story teller. Sit down with him and he is happy to share a story with you from his life and the lessons that hes lear

RELATIONSHIPS Dr. Carol Glaser Offers Divorce Support Group and Relationship Workshop By JLBC Staff TeaneckAs Dr. Carol Glasers divorce support group for Orthodox women concludes after meeting for al

PERSONAL FINANCE Disability in Lake Wobegon By Elozor M. Preil In his longrunning radio program, A Prairie Home Companion, host Garrison Keillor reports events from the fictional community of Lake Wo

SCHOOLS Maayanot Alumnae College Fellowship Program Launched three years ago, Maayanots Alumnae College Fellowship Program was designed to afford alumnae who have an interest in formal andor informal

SCHOOLS Celebrating Chanukah at Leah Sokoloff Nursery School Moriah at the Esplanade Moriah Kindergartners sang Chanukah songs and did projects with residents of the Esplanade LPS Spreads the Light

SCHOOLS JKHA Middle School Participates in an Hour of Code By Erica Rosenfeld On December 18, over 100 students from the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Middle School joined 76,603,900 students across

SCHOOLS Learning from the Experts JECs Bruriah Students Get Financial Advice from PwC By Adina Abramov Elizabeth, NJBruriah students were treated to a day of financial literacy training by a team of

SCHOOLS Yeshivat Noam Choir Debut Performance at One Bergen Plaza for Chanukah By Racquel Houpt We are all quite familiar with the traditional Chanukah miracles the oil that lasted for eight glorious

SPORTS Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Noa Berkowitz The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 13yearold Noa Berkowitz as this weeks Sportstar of the Week. Noa, pull

SPORTS Third Grader Knows When to Get Off The Field CONTINUED FROM P. 1 other boys joined as well, but dropped out after one year. This year Binyamins little brother is also in the league. Binyamin l

SPORTS SCENES Frischs Atara Schonbrun tries to get the ball over the net. LISA APPELBAUM, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER. Adel Rubin sets herself for the ball. LISA APPELBAUM, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER. MGBL team 5 S

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25TH MAAYANOT ANNUAL DAY OF STUDY in the Liberal Arts and Sciences 930AM1230PM December 25th 1650 Palisade Avenue The program will begin with a keynote address by

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Wonders of hashem SUPER SHABBOS SHEET WORD CMRLESAB ONSG RDEEST ETRRNU DAMERRE UHGLA HUMOT There are 9 muscles in the human pinky. speak many sounds to form letters and words. to his his brother

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ISRAELI REAL ESTATE Zionism For The JetSet By Gedaliah Borvick Twentyfive years ago, Rabbi Marc Schneier and his family spent six wonderful weeks vacationing in Israels affluent Herzliya Pituach neig