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Happy Chanukah Linking Bergen, Essex Union Counties Chanukah Sameach Issue 109 JEWISH LINK OF NEW JERSEY EDITORIAL Fine Foods. Great Savings. See Back Cover for Weekly Deals 172 West Englewood Ave

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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS Messianic Jew Killed in San Bernardino Had Argument on Islam with Shooter JNS.org One of the 14 victims of the Dec. 2 terror attack in San Bernardino, Calif., was a Messianic Jew who

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Wishing the Jewish Community of Bergen County a Happy Chanukah PASSOVER IN ISRAEL Ramada Jerusalem The Affordable Luxury Hotel Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle Englewood Mayor Frank Huttle II

EDITORIAL JEWISH LINK OF NEW JERSEY CoFoundersCoPublishers Moshe Kinderlehrer Mark Mendy Schwartz Managing Editor Adam Negnewitzky Associate PublisherEditor Elizabeth Kratz Associate Editor Phil Jaco

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE cial Trends of Other Religions, RCA Affirms Womens Greatest Power, December 3, 2015. His column, however, spends much of its time attacking and ins

COMMENTARY The Word Israel To Mention, or Not By Elianna Benhamu A few weeks ago, a moment of silence was given to honor Ezra Schwartz, the teenage boy who had been murdered in Israel while on his wa

COMMENTARY So You Want to Do Something to Defeat Islamic Terrorism By David Hes Picture the following scenario, heaven forbid A close relative of yours is critically ill and you desperately want him

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WORLDISRAEL NEWS Republican Jewish Coalition Hosts Contentious GOP Candidates Debate By Susan Rosenbluth TheJewishVoiceandOpinion.com Israels security, its relationship with the United States, the BD

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WORLDISRAEL NEWS In Rare Oval Office Address, Obama Warns of Terrorism Succeeding We cannot turn against each other by letting this fight be defined as a war between America and Islam, Obama said. By

WORLDISRAEL NEWS Moderate Islams Real Litmus Test Israel The San Bernardino shooters father teaches us a painful lesson about unchecked bigotry. By Liel LeibovitzTablemag.com printed with permission

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COMMUNITY NEWS Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller Draws Large Crowd at Beth Abraham By Pearl Markovitz BergenfieldWell over 100 women came out on a rainy evening last week to hear a presentation by Rebbetzin

COMMUNITY NEWS Expressing Hakarat Hatov for a True Renewal By David E.Y. Sarna Editors Note David E. Y. Sarna is a recent kidney transplant recipient. He gave the following speech at last weekends Te

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ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Sgt. Benjamin Anthony Spends Shabbat at Etz Chaim of Livingston We as Jews are all gravely concerned about what is happening in Israel daily. We are also deeply concerned

DVAR TORAH The First Job Interview By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb I have a vivid memory of my first job interview. It was for a position as a counselor in a summer camp. The only preparation that I can

CHANUKAH RCBC Artifacts From the Hashmonaim By Rabbi Binyamin Yablok The Hasmonean dynasty that ruled Eretz Yisrael with ups and downs from about 167 to 37 BCE left few marks on the land. There are

SMS RESPONSA presents Shut SMSCellular Responsa From Rav Aviner and Rav Eliyahu Translated by Tzvi Silver, JLNJ Israel Rav Shlomo Chaim Aviner is the Frenchborn head of Yeshivat Ateret Yerushalayim

RABBIS MUSINGS AMUSINGS Who is They By Rabbi Dani Staum Although the style has mostly shifted, it wasnt too long ago that threepiece suits were in vogue for men. Some vests had four buttons, some fi

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A TEENS PERSPECTIVE A Time For Light By Oren Oppenheim A modernized version of the Chanukah miracle When the Jews reentered the Temple, they found it devastated, and without any light. They wanted to

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