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Special Needs Issue See Pg 41 Linking Bergen, Essex Union Counties Fashion Link Pg 64 Issue 118 JEWISH LINK OF NEW JERSEY By Elizabeth Kratz TeaneckOnly in Teaneck does a Muslim member of the commu

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WORLD NEWS BRIEFS Fatality in Crane Collapse Identified as Orthodox Jew Arutz Sheva The only fatality in a crane collapse that took place in New York City on Friday has been identified as an Orthodox

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COMMENTARY From the DeskEr, Shtenderof a Shana Aleph Talmid By Maury Rosenfeld Firstly, I really must say how impressive it is to see a high school senior who feels so passionately about an idea that

WORLD NEWS Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies Spains Jews, Once Expelled, Now Embraced A law passed last October grants Spanish citizenship to all descendants of Spanish Jews who apply fo

WORLD NEWS Modern Orthodox Education Caught Between...Modern and Orthodox By Maayan When the Pew Research Center published its muchdiscussed survey of American Jews in 2013, the f

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WORLDISRAEL NEWS Redeeming Hadar A Family Wants to Bury Its Son By Anne Phyllis Pinzow If you... Aspire to begin a career in community leadership within 5 years Are between 2530 years old this comin

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NATIONAL NEWS Ambassador Philip Murphy Visits Teaneck Explores Run for Governor By Elizabeth Kratz Teaneck Its not every day that a former U.S. ambassador visits The Jewish Link offices. In fact, it

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COMMUNITY NEWS Teanecks Shaarei Orah Presents an Evening About Agunot, on Film and in Life By Bracha Schwartz Gett The Trial of Viviane Amsalem will be shown Motzei Shabbos, February 27, at Congregat

COMMUNITY NEWS Kehilat Kesher Celebrates Shul Chanukat HaBayit With Ribbon Cutting By Robin Tare After years of planning, fundraising and moving from one temporary space to another, Kehilat Kesher, t

COMMUNITY NEWS NORPAC Hosts Rep. Ileana RosLehtinen in Teaneck On January 31, Drs. Mort and Esther Fridman hosted Congresswoman Ileana RosLehtinen RFL in their home for a NORPAC event. RosLehtinen ch

COMMUNITY NEWS A Journey of Learning Is Not Over By Zachary Orenshein Editors Note This essay was written and delivered at the JYEP Hebrew School Annual Scholarship Breakfast this past Sunday by Zach

COMMUNITY NEWS Shlock Rock to Play in Fair Lawn on 30th Anniversary Tour By Oren Oppenheim Fair LawnThe quintessential Jewish rock band is coming back to the United States, with a stop at Congregatio

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COMMUNITY NEWS Teaneck Municipal Budget Introduced With Tax Increase By Aliza Chasan Teaneck residents could see a municipal tax hike to support the towns 2016 budget. Township Manager William Brough

COMMUNITY NEWS JFS Cafe Europa A Haven for Holocaust Survivors Sitting in the social hall of Beth Shalom on a recent Wednesday afternoon, Ruth Aach was surrounded by friends who shared a similar sto

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COMMUNITY NEWS Frischs Annual Dinner Celebrates Schools Deep Communal Roots school year. Rarely a week goes by in which another school from the U.S., Israel and Europe does not visit Frisch to tour t

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COMMUNITY NEWS APRIL 22 APRIL 30, 2016 S TA M F O R D H I LT O N Robert Kraft to Keynote Yeshiva Universitys 85th Commencement Having already won four Vince Lombardi Trophies, Robert K. Kraft, owne

COMMUNITY NEWS Stern Students Join YU Israel Solidarity Mission By Pearl Markovitz The best ambassadors are eyewitnesses, those who have been there to tell the tale. With this in mind, Yeshiva Univer

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Bris Avrohom Marks Yahrzeit of Righteous Rebbetzin A special farbrengen was held on February 2 to mark the 28th yahrzeit of the righteous Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, obm, wife

DAF YOMI WITH RABBI REICHMAN Weekly Roundup Gittin 5460 By Rabbi Zev Reichman The learning is dedicated leiluy nishmas Menachem Mendel Ben Harav Yoel David Balk ah. This week we learned Gittin 5460.

SEPHARDIC CORNER Trees of Faith By Rabbi Haim Howard Jachter Trees in the desert Where would we find the atzei shitim acacia wood that Hashem tells us in Parshat Teruma are needed to build the Mishka

TEXT INSIGHTS An Insight Into the Shabbat Shacharit By Mitchell First Every Shabbat morning before the prayer Yishtabach, we recite the phrase lehodot, lehallel, leshabeach, lefaer, leromem, lehader,

EDUCATION Education The Great Jewish Unifier By Malcolm Hoenlein Over the course of the last year, the Jewish people have been tested a great deal, both as individuals and as a nation. While we have

BOOK REVIEW Reading In the Land of Armadillos Stories by Helen Maryles Shankman By Ranen OmerSherman When it comes to the literature of the Holocaust, there can sometimes appear to be a glut of ficti

SPECIAL NEEDSINCLUSION February Is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month By Pearl Markovitz For the past eight years, through the coordination of Greater MetroWest ABLE, the greater New Jers

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SPECIAL NEEDSINCLUSION Give Mom a Break Friendship Circle Provides Support for Moms By JLNJ Staff Sometimes a mom needs a night off, and its really nice when friends understand the challenges you face

SPECIAL NEEDSINCLUSION Be Strong, Be Strong, and We Will Be Strengthened Reflections on Running the Miami Half Marathon By David Fain Peri Finkelstein walked 1400 steps to finish the Miami Half Marath

SPECIAL NEEDSINCLUSION For Over 30 Years, SINAI Has Turned Disabilities Into Possibilities CONTINUED FROM P. 1 This years honorees include Rena and Jerry Barta, Heshy and Eve Feldman, Rabbi Steven an

SPECIAL NEEDSINCLUSION Inclusiveness Is Not Just PC, It Defines Us By Wallace Greene It seems as if special needs sensitivity has always been with us. Sadly, that was not the case in the past, and ev

DESTINATION KOSHER A Poconos Pesach Let me share a secret with you Theres something big happening in the Pocono Mountains. Shhhhh Dont try to guess, thats how rumors start Ill share the facts with yo

HUMOR Scholarships By Banji Latkin Ganchrow College, like life, is expensive. There are many ways to help pay for college. You can take out loans, you can have a bake sale, you can rob a convenience

HUMOR Lost in a Rack By Mordechai Schmutter Ive got to say, my brotherinlaws wedding is turning into a real hassle for me. Ive already mentioned that my wife wants me to lose weight for this wedding,

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MENTAL HEALTH Defending the Man Cave By Shoval GurAryeh, PhD Alright, I admit the title and picture are misleading. This article is really about both husbands and wives as well as anyone thinking of

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FEATURES Fare Exchanges Two Civics Lessons on Wheels By Joseph Rotenberg Its Friday afternoon. Its wintertime. You work in Lower Manhattan and Shabbat is starting shortly after 4. How do you ensure y

SPOTLIGHT ISRAEL Seeking an Eclectic Bill of Learning Aaron Eckstein By Tzvi SilverJLNJ Israel This months Israel Spotlight interviewee is Aaron Eckstein. Aaron primarily grew up in Passaic and atten

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SCHOOLS Columbia University Hosts Israeli Startup Career Fair By Jeremy Sacks On Friday, January 29, Columbia University students were presented with a unique opportunityan Israeli Startup Career Fai

SCHOOLS Rabbi Genack Presents to BPY Junior High Ben Porat Yosef junior high students completed their unit on kashrut with an informative and interesting presentation from Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO

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