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NEWS Shabbat Across America and Canada A Night of Unity and Inclusivity New YorkThis Friday night, individuals, neighbors, friends and communities nationwide will unite in the celebration of Shabbat.

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BERGEN NEWS BRIEFS Bergenfields Ohr HaTorah Under Contract to Purchase Neighboring Building Bergenfields Congregation Ohr HaTorah, under the guidance of their Rav and YU Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Zvi Sobolof

COMMUNITY NEWS Rabbi Eliezer Zwickler Honored as Senior Rabbi of Congregation AABJD Congregation AABJD in West Orange will be honoring Rabbi Eliezer Zwickler for a decade of service as Senior Rabbi.

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COMMUNITY NEWS A Conversation About the Politics of the Haggadah With Sen. Lieberman and Rabbi Sacks New YorkYeshiva University will present a conversation with former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebre

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COMMUNITY NEWS Kaplen JCC Holocaust Commemoration to Feature Brundibar Theresienstadt Survivor In 1942, Ella Weissberger performed the role of the cat in the childrens opera Brundibar at the Theresie

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HOW WE LIVE The Power of Silence By Rabbi Eliezer Zwickler Rabbi of Congregation AABJD, West Orange This time of year tends to be difficult for me. It reminds me of a dark period in my life. Seventee

SHUL PROFILE Englewoods Elegant, Integral East Hill Synagogue By Bracha Schwartz The East Hill Synagogue looks right at home in its Englewood neighborhood, with an elegant Victorian design and a neat

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OPED Why You Should Be Going to AIPAC Next Year By Rabbi Samuel Klibanoff Lets face it. Some things we simply take for granted. These may be small things, like being able to swing a golf club without

DVAR TORAH Parshiot VayakhelPikudei Parshat Parah Black Sabbath By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb We were walking down the long airport corridor on the way to the boarding gate. Somehow, it seems that when

OPED Some Personal Thoughts on the AIPAC Policy Conference By Rabbi Elie Mischel Participating in the annual AIPAC policy conference is always a powerful experience. But the intensity of this years c

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NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Getting Rid of Stuff By Rabbi Modechai and Nina Glick We have never understood why so close to Pesach everyone is busy sending mishloach manot that is smack full of chometz. R

COMMUNITY NEWS Rabbi Shmuel Goldin to Receive Award at Project S.A.R.A.H. Breakfast TeaneckOn Sunday, March 15, Project S.A.R.A.H. Stop Abusive Relationships At Home will hold its 9th annual communit

ANALYSIS Hate Crimes US Lynches the Facts By Douglas Murraywww.gatestone.org Which racial or religious hate crimes do you choose to identify And which do you not That is a question with which the US

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HUMOR Winter Be Gone...Poof By Banji Latkin Ganchrow I found it so strange that I got a summons sent to me by the town. Apparently, you are not allowed to build an igloo and then take up residence in

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LEADERSHIPCOACHING Walking the Tightrope of Life By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff Many of us struggle to achieve and maintain proper balance in our lives. We seek to succeed in the work arena while simultaneou

STRAIGHT TALK WITH SHULI Friendships Love Em or Leave Em or Fix Em Dear Shuli, I have a good friend who I have been friends with for many years. Over the past year or so, shes been through a lot. She

CELEBRATING THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATREFOLKSBIENE A Chat With the Maestro By Jeanette Friedman He has performed for kings, queens and presidents. Over the decades he has racked up Grammy awards, Emm

CELEBRATING THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATREFOLKSBIENE The Grand Old Lady of OffBroadway Celebrates 100 Years and Counting By Jeanette Friedman The 100yearold National Yiddishe TheatreFolksbiene has root

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A TEENS PERSPECTIVE Integration Into Our Communities By Oren Oppenheim Being a Jew in a modern community such as Teaneck or Fair Lawn or Livingston puts you in a unique but divisive position. On one

HUMOR License to Smile By Mordechai Schmutter I think that theres something that we all have in common We dont like how we look in license photos. In fact, I think they take a horrible picture in the

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WOMENS HISTORY MONTH Womens History Month Eleanor and Esther CONTINUED FROM P. 49 father in her young impressionable mind. Growing up, Eleanor felt the burden of solitude, a burden which was augmente

RESTAURANT REVIEW Dougies Its Nothing Personal By Ari Weisbrot I have fond memories of my single yearsliving large on the Upper West Side, my best friends within earshot, planning exciting dates with

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COMMUNITY NEWS NORPAC Hosts House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer DMD On March 10th, NORPACs Teaneck chapter had its inaugural 2015 event for House Democratic Whip, Rep. Steny Hoyer DMD. Nathan and Shari

SCHOOLS We Created a Museum By Avigail Goldberger, Bruriah 11th Grader We created a museum. How many high school classes have had the opportunity to say that they constructed a museum from the ground

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SCHOOLS Ben Porat Yosef Celebrates Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss Birthday Ben Porat Yosef celebrated Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss birthday with a day of Dr. Seuss read alouds. All ar

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SCHOOLS Mordechai Kedar Addresses RKYHS Students By Jonathan Pedoeem, RKYHS senior LivingstonAs part of the RKYHS Student Education Enrichment Development SEED program, Dr. Mordechai Kedar, a Middle

SCHOOLS Purim Fun at Preschool at Chabad of Fort Lee By Rachelle Zomick The students in The Preschool at Chabad of Fort Lee enjoyed their Purim preparations as much as their celebration. They practic

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PURIM ROUND THE HOOD Purim Happenings at Ben Porat Yosef There were lots of activities going on at Ben Porat Yosef around Purim this year. Some highlights of the week included the following With 7,00

SPORTS JLNJ Sportstar of the Week Jonah Amron The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize SAR hockey goaltender Jonah Amron as this weeks Sportstar of the week. The 17year

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SPORTS Moriah 7B BBall Squeaks By Yavneh in Semis By Zach Horowitz On March 10th, the Moriah 7b basketball team hosted the Yavneh 7b team in the semifinal playoff game where the winner moves on to th

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