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NEWS HarperCollins Pulls Maps, Pulps Them, and Apologizes By JLNJ Staff Rupert Murdochs HarperCollins Publishing Company a division of News Corp was reported to have deleted Israel from their Collins

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NEWS AG Halts Executive Orders on Budget Transfers By Yoni Arielwww.jerusalemonline.com MK Stav Shaffir has succeeded in forcing the Treasury to agree to immediately cease any funding not included in

NEWS Adei Ad Flashpoint for Continuing Confrontations CONTINUED FROM P. 1 Proximate to Adei Ad is the Arab village of Turmus Ayya, whose villagers, some with US citizenship, alleged that last Thursda

EDITORIAL Are Terrorists Toddlers with Tantrums Infidels Beware Do Western governments believe if they placate Islamic extremists and cave to their demands that their constituents will be protected f

NEWS BRIEFS Michael Oren to Run for Knesset By Yair Rosenbergwww.tabletmag.com Former Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren last week announced his candidacy for Knesset. Standing alongside Moshe

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Russian Intelligence May Be Behind Latest Scandal By Yoni Arielwww.jerusalemonline.com Exclusive A former senior intelligence officer from a democratic country has told Jerusalem Onl

ANALYSIS A Veritable Battlefield The Palestinians Legal Warfare Strategy By Gilead Sher, Keren Aviram reprinted with permission from INSS Insightwww.inss.org As Israel tries to contain the damage res

ANALYSIS A Veritable Battlefield The Palestinians Legal Warfare Strategy CONTINUED FROM P. 11 ders and for an end to the occupation within two years. Following some revisions, the final draft was sub

NEWS Englewood Couple Witnesses Chanukah Miracle in Cuba CONTINUED FROM P. 1 now experiencing a revival of sorts. There are about 1,500 Jews in Cuba, down from 20,000 when Fidel Castro assumed power.

NEWS International Beit Din Responds to False Charges of Issuing Annulments By JLNJ Staff Early this week, Torahmusings.com linked to an article on the Modern Orthodox blog, Libi BaMizrach, which acc

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NEWS OU Conference Highlights Top Issues Facing Community CONTINUED FROM P. 1 made in the US Congress, Jews have a lot to be concerned about including the rise of ISIS and the threat of Iran, which i

COMMUNITY NEWS JLE Honors Longtime Supporter Ken Goffstein By Allyson GurAryeh The Jewish Learning Experience of Bergen County held its 29th annual dinner this past Saturday night at Temple Beth Shol

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COMMUNITY NEWS Shabbos Project 2015 Meeting is Jan. 13 By Elizabeth Kratz TeaneckLocal organizers of the Bergen County Shabbos Project are inviting all community members to attend a kickoff planning

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

COMMUNITY NEWS Humans of Judaism Brings Unity to Social Media By Jenny Gans TeaneckWhen Humans of Judaism launched just six months ago, no one knew the reach it would have in such a short time. Withi

BRIS AVROHOM One Hundred Menorahs, 20 Million Viewers Bris Avrohom made Chanukah even more spectacular than in previous years by putting almost 100 menorahs in sight of 20 million viewers. Menorahs w

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COMMUNITY NEWS Frisch Annual Dinner Set for February 7th By JLNJ Staff TeaneckThe Frisch School family will gather to celebrate The Frisch Story at their Annual Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 7th at the Gl

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OPED Can Zionism Exist Outside of Israel By Rabbi Shaul Feldman As a full time Bnei Akiva employee, I spend much of my time jetting back and forth between Israel and the United States. On every trip,

DVAR TORAH Parshat Shemot Sleepless Nights By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb Executive Vice President, Emeritus of the Orthodox Union Can you sleep at night There is so much trouble in the world. Violence,

A WAR STORY A Letter from Lisbon By Joseph Rotenberg The Atlantic Ocean has for centuries served as a massive communication link between continents. Its waves lap upon North and South America, Africa

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A WAR STORY A Letter from Lisbon CONTINUED FROM P. 30 Maurice met Sabah at the appointed time and they entered the Pashas palatial offices together. After a brief security check, they were ushered in

CHINUCH The PreSchool Explosion in Bergen County By Wallace Greene Today mothers have to go to work. Children are often shunted off to day care, preschool and nurseries while still infants. There is

HUMOR Cars Then and Now By Banji Latkin Ganchrow Goober. To some of you, a goober is a delicious chocolatecovered peanut snack. Apparently a goober is also a west coast nickname for someone who is a

OPED Who Will Say Kaddish for Me By Rabbi Samuel Klibanoff In my 18 years in the rabbinate I have seen and learned a tremendous amount about human behavior. I often say that my job allows me to see p

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HEALTH AND FITNESS A Smart Approach to Treating the Brain When children catch a cold or need vaccinations, many parents may take them to a pediatrician. If children or adults break a bone, they might

HEALTH AND FITNESS Tinder for TaySachs CONTINUED FROM P. 37 Clinical geneticist Dr. Kurt Hirschhorn, who helped to establish the Hastings Center for Bioethics in 1969, was asked to collaborate with r

HEALTH AND FITNESS The Art of Medicine By Dr. Joshua Menasha After a gentle knock on the door, I slowly turn the knob and poke my head inside. My next patient is a toddler here for his 18month checku

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HEALTH AND FITNESS Let It Go Quiet By Phyllis Krug and Phyllis Gordon a recorded meditation changes the pH of water. Studies on mindfulness meditation also demonstrate how the body can spontaneously

THE RESTAURANT REVIEW Estihana No. Not That One. The One in Teaneck By Ari Weisbrot Navigating New Years Eve is a young mans game. At some point, you turn the streamers and horns over to your childre

FOOD WINE The Success and Promise of Top Israeli Wines 2014 in Review By Daniela Berkowitz As 2014 came to a close, Galil Mountain Winerys Head Winemaker, Micha Vaadia, shares some of the years high

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LIVING IN ISRAEL My Daughter Ruthie and Mavoi Satum By Teddy Weinberger JLNJ Israel Correspondent My younger daughter Ruthie 24 is in her seventh and final semester of law studies at the Hebrew Unive

HEIMISHE HOMEMAKER Repurpose on Purpose Part Two By Gail Hochman Over the years, we all seem to collect a lot of prescription bottles. Its really such a shame to throw them out, so I am sharing some

THE ARTS The Sleeping Beauty by Benjamin Wenzelberg A New Opera for Family Audiences By Stephanie Cangro Benjamin Wenzelberg, a 15yearold musical prodigy who has studied and performed with the JCC Sc

THE EXECUTIVE COACH So Sorry, I Didnt Notice You By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff My guess is that you have had this experience before. Youre walking down the street. Your eyes are looking forward and you noti

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A TEENS PERSPECTIVE Between Us and the Police By Oren Oppenheim Unfortunately, one of the hallmarks of 2014 was the tension between people and the police across America, especially in Ferguson, Misso

Time to Vote for JLNJs Official Advice Columnist Several weeks ago, the Jewish Link of New Jersey asked people to apply as advice columnists, and below are the responses from our five finalists. Now i

COMMUNITY NEWS Summer Camp 2015 at YMYWHA Union Gears Up for a RecordBreaking Season By Jani Jonas Union, NJThe YMYWHA of Union County is expecting summer 2015 to be its best ever With close to 500 c

A WAR STORY A Letter from Lisbon CONTINUED FROM P. 32 Lisbon would be home to Maurice during the next three months or so. Communications with the U.S. were excellent, so Maurice was able to correspon

ANALYSIS Little Left of Cuban Jewrys Rich Past By Rafael MedoffJNS.org The new US policy of rapprochement with Cuba, which was accompanied by the celebrated release of imprisoned Jewish aid worker Al

PERSONAL FINANCE Basics for Beneficiaries By Elozor Preil One of the necessary tasks after the passing of a family member is settling the decedents financial affairs. Some of these tasks are mundane,

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RABBIS MUSINGS AMUSINGS Consistency Routines By Rabbi Dani Staum Okay kids, bedtime..., time for the nightly routine of whisking our children into bed. I turn to our 3yearold, Avi, what CD do you w

SPECIAL NEEDS Frisch Hosts Friendship Circle Winter Camp By Tova Domnitch Once again, The Frisch School served as host to the Friendship Circle of Bergen Countys Winter Camp. The program, which ran d

SCHOOLS Redesign of Library Will Further Integration of Technology at Moriah By Bracha Schwartz The dedication of the Moriah Schools Rabbi J. Shelley Applbaum Library and Technology Center Saturday n

SCHOOLS Bruriah Hosts Holocaust Survivors to Commemorate the 10th of Tevet Bruriah students and visiting Holocaust survivors worked together to make a memory quilt. ADINA ABRAMOV Bruriah students a

SCHOOLS Bruriah Hosts MotherDaughter Learning By Leah Rothstein Elizabeth, NJTaking advantage of the day off for many working parents, over 500 mothers and daughters and aunts, sisters, and grandmoth

SCHOOLS RTMA Students Save Lives By Adina Abramov Elizabeth, NJA December 31st holiday blood drive, open to the public and sponsored by the Jewish Educational Center, yielded 46 pints of blood in jus

SCHOOLS Noam Under the Stars On Motzei Shabbat, Noam kindergarten students and their parents gathered together dressed in their pajamas for Shema under the Stars. Activities included learning the mea

SCHOOLS CIJE High School STEM Group to Participate in First CIJETech Journey to the StartUp Nation New YorkA group of CIJETech High School Engineering Program students from Jewish day schools will be

SPORTS TABC Varsity Takes Two and Clinches a Playoff Spot By Azi Fine On Sunday December 28th the Varsity Storm Basketball team made the trip to the Sephardic Community Center on Ocean Avenue to take

SPORTS Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Menashe Shershow The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 17yearold Menashe Shershow as sportstar of the week. Last week, the

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SPORTS SCENES Ari Katz at the line for RYNJ. Azi Simpson and Zachy Benson Opening Day Caleb Minsky storms MGBL for Back to the net for TABC in win Health. against HAFTR. JEFF LEVINE. Dani Greenberg

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COMMUNITY NEWS First Public Menorah is Lit in Southern Bergen County By Bina Lerman On the sixth night of Chanukah, Dec. 21, Cong. Beth El of Rutherford hosted the firstever public menorah lighting i

COMMUNITY CALENDAR MOTZEI SHABBAT, JANUARY 10TH The Moriah School 800PM 53 South Woodland Street Englewood Moriah Leadership and Alumni Reunion in celebration and in dedication of the new Rabbi J. She

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MIDDAH OF THE MONTH SUPER SHABBOS SHEET Can you judge these situations favorably A good ear if someone tells you something that upset him, try to make him feel better. PARSHA SKIT ideas Act out the

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