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WORLD NEWS BRIEFS Jerusalem Mayor to the Rescue Again Zack PyzerTazpit News Agency Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat put his body on the line Sunday morning, separating a fight while cycling from home to wor

Educa ng and Inspiring Our Children Together g er C ll b Collabora ng Organiza ons Bnei Akiva, Ben Porat Yosef, Beth Aaron, Beth Abraham, Bnai Yeshurun, Bruriah, Frisch, Hakotel, HaRova, O i Bnei Aki

WORLD NEWS BRIEFS US Supreme Court Rejects Law to Allow Jerusalem, Israel on Passports The US Supreme Court has struck down a disputed law that would have allowed Americans born in Jerusa

WORLD NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 6 and Gesher, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gaps between different segments of Israeli society. Its purpose is to recognize individuals and o

EDITORIAL The Supreme Court, Obama and the Zivotofsky Case So, hold on here. If you are an American citizen born in or living in Washington, D.C., when it comes time to travel overseas, your passport

OPED Rabbinic Dignity A Contemporary Lesson By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer After reading about the latest rabbinic issue, we do not know what to say. While the rabbi involved has the right to explain hims

OPED If Even One Person Felt Violated By Phil Jacobs It is not appropriate for a grown man, a rabbi or anyone, to shower or sit in the sauna with youth, no matter how the game of squash may break dow

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NEWS FROM ISRAEL Israeli President, Jerusalem Mayor, Inaugurate Annual Unity Day and Award First Jerusalem Unity Prize By Tzvi Silver, JLNJ Israel Correspondent JERUSALEMLast summer, like thousands o

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Israeli President, Jeruisalem Mayor, Inaugurate Annual Unity Day and Award First Jerusalem Unity Prize CONTINUED FROM P. 12 Next up was the Social Initiative Prize, given to the Nifg

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Soroka Medical Center Israels Iron Dome for Health On Tuesday, June 16, the American Friends of Soroka Medical Center will hold its third annual Gala Benefit Dinner in New York City

NEWS FROM ISRAEL 27YearOld Oleh Fulfills His Fathers Dying Wish Reports to IDF Recruitment Office Uzi Hangadi, 27, made aliyah this past week from San Diego, CA, following a promise he made to his fa

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WORLD NEWS American Jews Have Voted The 37th World Zionist Congress Votes Are In and Delegate Numbers Allocated The World Zionist Congress is the single best opportunity for American Jewry to have it

WORLD NEWS Student Works to Prevent Collisions at Railroad Crossings Recent tragic railroad crossing accidents underscore the danger inherent at railroad crossings throughout the globe. A Boys Town J

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COMMUNITY NEWS OU Leaders Work the Hill on Mission to Washington By JLNJ Staff The Orthodox Union Advocacy Center brought 120 national and congregational leaders to Washington to advocate for several

ANALYSIS Should America Speak With One Voice on Israel For the first time, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the power to recognize foreign governments is exclusive to the president. By Garrett E

COMMUNITY NEWS Rabbi Yaakov and Dedicated Friendship Circle Volunteers Peshi Neuburger Receive Fellowship Awards Honored at Beth Abraham Over 500 people joined Congregation Beth Abraham at its annua

COMMUNITY NEWS Collaborative Conference to Address Diversity of Educational Challenges Facing Parents By Phil Jacobs Ask Rabbi Reuven Taragin, and hell tell you that the whole process of formal schoo

The Administration and Faculty of Yeshivat Noam extends a warm Mazal Tov to our Class of 2015 Ayala Kilimnick Benjamin Antosofsky Sophie Klapper Adira Barber Temira Koenig Joseph Baron Naomi Kutin Mei

BERGEN NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 24 Kelman, a graduate of Yeshiva College and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, is a neuroophthalmologist from Baltimore, MD. His shiurim employ a textbased

COMMUNITY NEWS Elie Esther Katz Dedicate MDA Ambulance With Help From Schools CONTINUED FROM P. 1 day schools in the purchase of a Magen David Adom MDA ambulance, Israels official ambulance service

COMMUNITY NEWS Electronic Paper Chase Over Rabbi Rosenblatts Future Amicable Resolution Part of Statements, Petitions, EMails By Phil Jacobs Its been a week of emails, petitions, articles, comments a

COMMUNITY NEWS COSTCO to be Bigger and Better Kosher Offerings to be Expanded By Anne Phyllis Pinzow HackensackIts true, COSTCO is moving. With rumors abounding throughout the community and many cust

COMMUNITY NEWS Unique Inspirations Bear Givers and SINAI Schools Student Art Show and Sale By Esther Hirsch TeaneckUnder the blue and pink lights of the Avenue Event Space, parents, teachers, friends

Proudly Wishes a Mazal Tov to our 7th Grade student YBH of Passaic For becoming the National Chidon HaTanach Middle School 2015 Champion With a Perfect Score Avi Rybak Avis success represents the

COMMUNITY NEWS Alina Gerlovin Spaulding to Keynote JFS of Passaic Cliftons Volunteer Recognition Dinner By JLNJ Staff The Jewish Family Service and Childrens Center of PassaicClifton JFS will be hold

NAMES NOT NUMBERS Student Shoah Documentary Debuts at Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy By Sharon Mark Cohen LivingstonThe June 3, 2015 premiere screening at the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy JKHA of Nam


COMMUNITY NEWS Moriah Students Interview Survivors Excruciating Tales, Sad but Inspiring CONTINUED FROM P. 32 shaken by the graphic accounting of unbelievable brutality. He tells them, The only respo

COMMUNITY NEWS Project Makom Finding a Place for All Jews By Sarah Abenaim When Allison Josephs, founder and director of the organization Jew in the City, set out to rebrand the worlds view of Orthod

COMMUNITY NEWS Chai Lifelines First iShine Conference Plans for Growth Chai Lifeline recently hosted its firstever conference for leaders of iShine, the organizations afterschool program for children

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY Tenth Annual Mikvah Chana Event Draws 450 Women By Faygie Levy The Westminster Hotel was the place to be on June 1 as 450 women from Northern New Jersey came together to learn,

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY Halperns Host Israel Bonds RecordBreaking Signature Society Reception LIVINGSTONSharon and David Halpern hosted a Signature Society Reception attended by top Israel Bonds inves

ESSEX UNION NEWSBRIEFS Finalists Revealed for RTMAs Got Talent The RTMAs Got Talent has announced finalists after weeks of auditions. SJ Tannenbaum, outgoing senior, whose spoton creative impressions

COMMUNITY NEWS Touros Lander Colleges Celebrate 41st Commencement New YorkTouro College celebrated its 41st annual commencement exercises at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center on Sunday, May 31, awa

DVAR TORAH Appearances and Reality By Rabbi Tzvi Hersch Weinreb Even the most casual observer of human behavior knows that people are not always what they seem to be. We all have a public face, or fa

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MAGGID OF BERGENFIELD Shlach The Grapes of Roth CONTINUED FROM P. 41 The best strawberries have little black dots on them. Avocadoes are best when theyre dark green. And they should have the texture

HUMOR Pomp and Circumstance By Banji Latkin Ganchrow Ladies and gentleman it is time for the cliched graduation column. The good news is that this medium is of the written word, so you can feel free

MUSIC QA With The Weinreb Brothers Hear Them Live at a Simcha Near You By JLNJ Staff The Weinreb Brothers, natives of Monsey, have music in their blood. When they were growing up, one would often hea

A TEENS PRESPECTIVE The Three Boys and the WarOne Year Later By Oren Oppenheim It was about a year ago when we all came together. One year ago, three Israeli teenagersNaftali, Gilead and Eyal were ki


FEATURES The Incredible History of a Greek Jewish Shul in NYC A Festive Trip to Congregation Kehila Kedosha Janina, the Only Romaniote Synagogue in the Western Hemisphere By Marjorie Ingall, printed

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MENTAL HEALTH Psychological Insights From the Torah Building Resilience and SelfEsteem in Our Youth By Renee Nussbaum PhD, PsyA This week, at my Central High School reunion, I introduced an extraordi

FEATURES CONT. The Incredible History of a Greek Jewish Shul in NYC CONTINUED FROM P. 48 many daughters in a poor home, her family sent her to the United States in the 1930s with a cousin, hoping th

APPRECIATIONS Remarks on the Shloshim of Dave Goldberg zl By Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook printed with permission Today is the end of shloshim for my beloved husbandthe first 30 days. Judaism calls

ACHEINU YESHIVA HAKEDOSHA Acheinus Inspiring Events Embody Quantifiable, Successful Kiruv By Yosef Sosnow It could have been the wedding of ones best friend That is how enthusiastic and joyous the da

KOLLEL CHATZOS The Kollel Chatzos Wedding SponsorshipThe Ultimate Gift By Shoshana Bernstein Shavuos heralded the end of sefira and ushered in the wedding season. Now Klal Yisroel is boruch Hashem bu

FOODIE NEWS BRIEFS Rise of Kosher Vegans and Vegetarians Gains Recognition... and a New Restaurant Kosher Today Given the Jewish custom of eating poultry and meat as part of the traditional Shabbos

FOOD WINE The Ramos Fizz A Classic Drink to Kick Off the Presidential Campaign Season By Gamliel Kronemer During the spring and summer before a presidential election, like clockwork, politicians fro

FOOD WINE Noreners Rejoice The Silver Platter From the Kitchen of Daniella Silver With Tips and Techniques From Norene Gilletz By Nina Glick It is difficult for me to get the grin off my face as I r

FOOD WINE As Summer Approaches, Yogurt Lovers Flock to Bumbleberrys Grand Reopening By Aviva Jacobs As the large sign on its store window announces, Bumbleberry on Queen Anne Road is having a Grand

SCHOOLS Maayanot Students Make Bat Mitzvah Girls Dreams Come True For the second year in a row, Maayanot students, led by student leaders on the schools Holiday Enhancement Committee, threw a bat mit

SCHOOLS Frisch Students at Forefront of Engineering Innovations PARAMUS, NJAlly Weiss is only 15 years old, but this Frisch School freshman has already created a remotecontrol car with a robotic claw

SCHOOLS Yavneh Academy and The Jewish Home at Rockleigh Produce Ultimate FeelGood Viral Video Yavneh Academy and The Jewish Home at Rockleigh have had a unique relationship for the past four years. E

SCHOOLS JKHA Seventh Grade Boys Get a Taste of Greatness As part of their bar mitzvah programming, the JKHA seventh grade boys participated in the Taste of Greatness project. Students had the opportu

SCHOOLS Kushner Kicks Off Summer Reading Kushners annual summer reading kickoff was held at the Livingston Barnes Noble last Thursday evening. Rabbi Rubin started off the event by reading a book abo

SPORTS Noam Boys Soccer Scores Big Win in First Playoff Game By N. Aaron Troodler After a magical seasonoutscoring its opponents by a combined score of 447 on its way to a 71 regular season recordthe

SPORTS MTA Announced As Main Event Sponsor of Weiselberg Tournament The Martin Weiselberg Memorial Tournament is proud to announce an exclusive main event sponsorship with the Marsha Stern Talmudical

SPORT SCENES Rivki Hook waits for her pitch. Ehud Adler celebrates one of his six goals en route to TABCs varsity. CREDIT JEFF LEVINE Ariel Solomon unable to get around the Kushner catcher. CREDIT

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR SHABBAT JUNE 13TH Seudat Shlisheet 815PM Congregation Bnai Jeshurun 641 W Englewood The Orthodox Unions Self Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus OUJLIC presents a panel discussion

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS 4TH ANNUAL BERGEN COUNTY CHILDRENS CLOTHING DRIVE On Sunday, July 5, and Monday, July 6, at Congregation Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Avenue, there will be a dropoff for the 4th Ann

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