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THE JEWISH LINK OF BERGEN COUNTY Vol. 1 No. 16 October 17, 2013 13 Cheshvan 5774 Distributed every other week 2018164000 Dr. Jeremy Peyser Dr. Nicolas Elian Dr. Martha Miqueo V

OPEN HOUSE FOR WOMEN November 10, 2013 Ayelet SCW 13 Auditor, Deloitte Touche At Yeshiva University, a remarkable career begins with a remarkable education. Alex YC 09 Business Development, Dwoll

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Candidates Forum 38th LD CONTINUED FROM P. 1 la and Joseph Scarpa III for the Assembly. The Democratic incumbents were Robert Gordon for the Senate, and Timothy Eustace for the Assembly. New to the

NEWS FBI Nabs Agunah Gang combined services New YorkTwo rabbis, one of them a rosh yeshiva in Monsey, and the other, from Brooklyn, an agunah advocate featured in the film, Unchained Women, were bust

NEWS BRIEFS NSA Gathering Email Address Books WashingtonAlready under attack by freedom and privacy activists for collecting call record data without warrants and spying on Americans, a new report say

NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 12 ter Abbas Araqchi rejected the Wests demand to send sensitive nuclear material out of the country, ahead of renewed negotiations in Geneva on Tuesday. Western offici

ELECTIONS Fernando Alonso The Ever ymans Candidate By Steve Tencer fter the candidates forum at Temple Avodat Shalom, JLBC had the opportunity to sit with Republican candidate for the State Senate, M

NEWS Kosher Chicken Pros Fights Back Kosher Today Staff lbany, NYIt seems that almost overnight the healthfulness of the kosher chicken was brought into question. In fact, up until the day of the rel

Celebrates our 5th Anniversary Join us at the incomparable Waldorf Astoria Hotel Passover 2014 in Orlando, FL Featured ScholarsinResidence Rabbi Kenneth N. Hain, Senior Rabbi and Spiritual Leader Con

LOCAL NEWS Sharsheret Celebrates 12th Anniversar y T eaneck, NJSharsheret, the national notforprofit organization supporting young women and families of all Jewish backgrounds facing breast cancer

NEWS Lapid in U.S. Talks Challenges for Peace and Israeli Prosperity By Maxine Dovere New YorkFinance Minister Yair Lapid spoke with Charlie Rose twice on October 7. One conversation was for national

LOCAL NEWS OU Legislative Breakfast Draws Leaders Tackles Tuition Relief CONTINUED FROM P. 1 who attend religious schools. Senator Loretta Weinberg and Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle were praised at

NEWS Iran Cancels Annual AntiZionism Conference By Yoel Goldman, The Times of Israel I ranian officials have reportedly ordered the cancellation of an annual antiZionism conference. As part of an a

LOCAL NEWS Project Ezrah Helps Families Dress for Success By Elizabeth Kratz E nglewoodWearing a crisp blouse with a new skirt and jacket or a freshly cleaned suit of clothes to a job interview is

LOCAL NEWS The Sage Initiative For Seniors TeaneckThe Orthodox Union, in collaboration with STAJE a communal organization seeking to help make the retirementage years meaningful for American Jews and

OP ED Can You Trust a Woman in Tefillin The Truth About Women of the Wall By Derek M. Kwait sonal friends. I can tell you most of these friends pray every day. Many of the tefillinlaying ladies do it

FOUNDING FATHERS Benjamin Franklin and Judaism By Shai Afsai I n addition to his lasting contributions to science and government, the Ameri can founding father Benjamin Franklin 17061790 also mana

FOUNDING FATHERS From the Founders Perspective The U.S. Debt The Shutdown might be over by the time you read this piece, but its an eyeopener. By George Friedman, with permission he

LOCAL NEWS NORPAC Hosting Congressman Hakeem Jeffries DNY O n Sunday, October 20th, NORPAC will be hosting an event in support of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries DNY at the home of Rabbi Steven Yael Weil. Je

FOUNDING FATHERS From the Founders Perspective The U.S. Debt CONTINUED FROM P. 25 trate the personal and ideological ambitions of others. The Founding Father who best reflects these values is, of c

EDITORIAL Just Vote ccording to voter statistics, only 61.2 percent of New Jerseys eligible voters vote. Thats only about a percentage point or two less than their Israeli counterparts. Where in 1949

DVAR TORAH Parshat Vayeira Nachshon Wachsman AH By Rabbi Tavi Koslowe remember the Tehillim assemblies quite vividly. It was almost exactly 19 years ago, I was a senior in high school and our princip


44th Annual Gala SUNDAY EVENING NOVEMBER 24, 2013 22 Kislev 5774 New York Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway New York City Reception 500 PM Gala 600 PM GUESTS OF HONOR CHAIRPERSONS OF THE OHEL OMNI GOLF

CHINUCH Modest Proposals By Dr. Wallace Greene ParamusI have lived in Bergen County for 42 years and I have been active in my synagogue, community affairs, UJA and several day schools. One of my earl

CHINUCH Simcha at School The Class Birthday Party By Rabbi Maccabee Avishur ast May, a New Hampshire school board voted to encourage teachers to celebrate only one group birthday a month. The motiva

BEIS MEDRASH LTALMUD FOR LIFE LEARNING LANDER COLLEGE FOR MEN OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2013, 100 PM 7531 150th STREET, FLUSHING, NY 11367 Small, rigorous classes taught by awardwinning facu

CHINUCH Greatness, not Perfection By Rabbi Dani Staum ince 1996, nobody knew it more than the New York Yankees You gotta go to Mo The Yankees knew that if they could hold a lead until the eighth inni

OPED The Congressional Revolution By N. Aaron Troodler, Esq. he government shutdown that took effect on October 1 crippled our nation, soured our resolve and imperiled our nations status quo. The gri

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OPED Why Some Jews Are Racist By Meylekh Viswanath Meylekh Viswanath will be running in the NYC Marathon on November 3 to raise money for victims of terror in Israel through the One Family Fund. If y

New Jersey Yachad cordially invites you to the Bergen County Inaugural Breakfast Reception In Tribute to ATARA MAUSKOPF Community Service Award Establishment of the Marcia Gelbendorf Memorial Shabb

The International Jewish Resource Center for Inclusion Special Education The New Jersey Association of Jewish Day Schools Divisions of YachadNJCD Proudly present Two Conferences in One National Spec

OPED Whats Wrong With This Picture By Jeanette Friedman C attle prods, beatings, extortion, blackmail, revenge, and most of all money, are at the heart of the latest agunahrelated scandal. Mendel E

OPED Whos Left Standing in the Pew By Robert Katz ike a classic Kansas tornado in early summer, the statistics left a path of destruction in their wake that would make the heartiest of stormchasers g

SPECIAL ED The Political Challenge Helping N.J. Special Needs Families munity. New Jersey has a legal obligation to provide each student with a thorough and efficient education. Beyond that, though,

SIMCHAS Accommodations By Estelle Glass sther checked her reflection in the rear view mirror as she and Len drove away from the Broadway Central Hotel. The makeup that had been applied so carefully j

SIMCHAS Craft Up Your Wedding and Save Some Bucks Jeanette Friedman I s money is flying out your pocket with your wedding plans Despair not. With a glue gun and crafty tools, glamorize your wedding

SIMCHAS Planning for a BarBat Mitzvah By Jeanette Friedman I f you type the words bar bat mitzvah planning into Google, you will get more than 2,000,000 hits. The websites that come up include almo

SIMCHAS Budget Weddings by Mordechai Schmutter T heres no greater simcha than making a wedding for your child. And when I say, no greater simcha, I am obviously talking about price. With bar mitzva

FEATURES The Legacy of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef By Rabbi Elchanan Poupko T wo weeks ago, the entire Jewish world mourned the passing of Sephardic Torah giant Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, who died at the age of 93

FEATURESCHARITY Running for Their Lives Lipowsky Runs for The Blue Card By Stephen Tencer Teaneck Newspaper and blog readers in Bergen all know Josh Lipwskys name from hundreds of articles hes writte

PARENTING Can Mindfulness Help My Child By Avigael Stephanie Saucier Wodinsky, PhD, MEd, MBA, GACAI, GACABA hat is mindfulness It is specific attention to the present. It is actively observing ones

FEATURES Bergen JWRP Heads for Israel Again By Esther Friedman, Elana Kaplan, Dena Levie, Julie Farkas, City Leaders, JWRP Bergen On October 20, 19 Bergen County women will be gathered at Newark airp

FEATURES GOVERNOR CHRISTIE Life and TimesA Wedding and A Funeral By Judy Yazersky SUPPORTS FOR STATE SENATE R FERNANDO ALONSO Why Fernando Alonso Successful and ethical attorney who is a membe

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PARENTING Birthdays and the Art of Giving By Pnina Seplowitz y daughters sixth birthday is next week. She recently asked me why I forgot to make her a birthday party last year. My heart sank, as I di

HEALTH The Benefits of Yoga By Elisheva Fuchs oga is a Sanskrit word which means union. Yoga is the compilation of physical, mental and spiritual practices that originated in ancient India with the g

FINANCE Why You Should Take an Interest in Passive Income By Elozor M. Preil rom a financial perspective, the heart of retirement planning is providing passive income. Passive income is income that i

camp dora golding Join us for our 89th Year, with Great Friends, Amazing Facilities, Affordable price, Devoted staff lifelong Memories Alexander Gold Executive Director Brooklyn, NY Binyamin Daic

Rabbi Benjamin Yudin on the Parsha R abbi Benjamin Yudin, longtime spiritual leader of Congregation Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn, is now wearing a second hat that of published author. His first book,

LOCAL NEWS MK Rabbi Dov Lipman Sweeps Through Teaneck By Moshe Kinderlehrer TeaneckMK Rabbi Dov Lipman, 42, an American oleh whirled through towon on the weekend of Oct. 46. In addition to sitting fo

LOCAL Yachad Revs Up To Honor Locals On Oct. 27 By Aliza Chasan achadthe organization that provides social activities, vocational training, job placement, and counseling to disabled individuals and t

HEALTH Now That Im Getting Older, Why Cant I See As Well As I Used To By Shoshana Pinsky hen asked about their vision, many older adults will respond, It is definitely not as good as it used to be, b

HEALTH Blind Women Can See Cancer By Alina Dain s of 2005, German gynecologist Dr. Frank Hoffmann was no longer allowed to send women under the age of 50 to get mammograms without first

MANY VOICES ONE MESSAGE Project S.A.R.A.H. Stop Abusive Relationships at Home Community Awareness Campaign 2013 We join together in saying we will not tolerate domestic violence and sexual abuse in th

HEALTH No More Excuses How to Circumvent Your Yetzer Hara By Chemmie Sokolic y now, Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot may seem like a distant memory. Alas, however, as you look down, perhaps some added girth

SCHOOLS Chovevei Torah Installs Rabbi Asher Lopatin RiverdaleYeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School YCT and its founder, Rabbi Avi Weiss, recently announce the appointment of Rabbi Asher Lopatin a

LOCAL Bergenfield Teens Walk for Good Health By Estelle Glass Rockland CountyAt an age when many teens are content to be strolling around their local mall, two Bergenfield residents were also out wal

WebYeshiva Launches Halakha Program By Tzvi Silver JerusalemIgnorance of the law excuses no man Not that all men know the law, but because tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how t

SCHOOLS Winning with Twinning Bergen and Israeli Students Share Cultures and Classes Bracha Schwartz ParamusTen teachers from Northern New Jersey visited 10 teachers from Nahariya, Israel this summer

LOCAL Republican Mayoral Candidate Joe Lhota Visits Yeshiva University By Matt Yaniv New YorkOn Tuesday, October 1, 2013, New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota paid a visit to Yeshiva

CAMP 613 Keeping the Camp Spirit Alive By Tova Knecht and Tamar Sheffey, Camp 613 W hen the last day of camp approaches, campers and counselors lament over the fact that summer vacation is only two

TECHNOLOGY Why Cant I Copy Large Files Over 4GB To My USB Flash Drive By Harold Nussbaum he capacity of your external flash drive is large 8GB, 16GB, or more. There is enough free space on the drive.

SCHOOL SCENES Scenes From BPY and Yeshivat Noam Carnivals THE BOSTONER REBBE VISITS RYNJ O n October 10th students at RYNJ had the privilege to greet Rabbi Mayer Alter Horowitz shlita, the Bostone

SCHOOL SCENES Yavneh Academy Early Childhood Class making their own grape juice. Yavneh Academy Early Childhood students made their very own grape juice with their feet as part of a thematic unit ab

SPORTS JLBC Yasher Koach ODF the Week Jack Ruditzky ack currently plays on Teaneck TBO 8U Fall travel team and with only half the games played, Jack has made his presence known across the league. Gam

LOCAL SPORTS SCENES CMEK YNJ First Grade Team. They are Yos Kahn, Azrya Tiger, Yoel Gellman, Tzvi Shor, Ezra Hochbaum, Moshe Strulowitz, Shlomo Stadmtauer, Natan Burg, Akiva Sytner, Dov Klar TABC Jr

MEET THE NEIGHBORS See us at the Israel Real Estate Exhibition in New York Oct 1314 Grand Hyatt Yohai and Yael West COME JOIN US Your family will be part of a vibrant new community in Ganei HaEla,

FOOD Ode to Cholent By Esther Kook W hat is it about cholent that makes otherwise rational people go slightly nutty Recently while attending a Kiddush where I was nestled near, you guessed it, the

FOOD Stuffed Cabbage By Gail Hochman tuffed cabbage is a classic Ashkenazi Jewish dish, and everybody seems to have their favorite way of making it. Also known as holishkes, stuffed cabbage leaves we

AfricaIsrael Raising Luxur y in Central Jerusalem AfricaIsrael properties in Israel are raising the standard of living in Jerusalem and make for quality investments, said Eyal Hacham, the companys vic

SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES Wednesday, October 23 730 PM Yavneh School 155 N Fairview Ave, Paramus Prospective parents are welcomed to an interactive open house program. For information or to RSVP contact Judy

SUPER SHABBOS SHEET Can you judge these situations favorably CANDLELIGHTING IN JERUSALEM 525 P.M. MIDDAH OF THE WEEK Run to do mitzvot like Your teammate did not pass you the

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