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ISRAELWORLD NEWSBRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 4 Since the FatahHamas unity government was formed in 2014, the Ramallahbased Fatah government has been paying Gazabased Hamas officials wages, but Fatah has

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OPED The Banality of Evil CONTINUED FROM P. 1 Two Germanborn philosophers who were considered the foremost thinkers of their respective erasImmanuel Kant in the 19th century and Hannah Arendt in the

ANALYSIS Women Rabbis We Dont Need a Gender Revolution Yet By Shabbos Kestenbaum Judaism is an innovative religion. For 3,000 years we have sustained and thrived due to intuition, commitment and a mo

WORLD NEWS Pollard Spends First Shabbat at Home in 30 Years By Yoni HerschIsrael Hayom Staff After his release from a federal prison in North Carolina early Friday morning, Jonathan Pollard traveled

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COMMENTARY In What World By Avital Silver, via Times of Israel printed with permission For the first time in my life I am scared. Not nervous, not anxious, but scared for my safety. Not for something

NATIONALWORLD NEWS The Pain of Losing Ezra Schwartz HYD CONTINUED FROM P. 1 land Patriots jersey with pride. Ezra was every kid many of us have sent to yeshiva or seminary, because of a love of Israe

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SPOTLIGHT ISRAEL Spotlight Israel Dani Hagler By Tzvi Silver, JLNJ Israel This months Spotlight Israel interviewee is Dani Hagler. Dani is studying at Lev Hatorah. He initially grew up on the Lower E

COMMUNITY NEWS Shani Taragin Initiates Frischs Second Annual Speakers Series By Pearl Markovitz Whether seated in a classroom overlooking Harei Yehuda or on a grassy knoll at Camp Moshava in the Poco

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COMMUNITY NEWS Palisades Players Perform Broadway A Jewish Experience Eitan Hiller, Julian Millstein, Steven Goffstein and Dan Nemzer CREDIT KAPLEN JCC ON THE PALISADES Ariel Abergel and Curt Buckl

COMMUNITY NEWS Fort Lee Community Raises 12k for JNF By Marina Brodetsky Jewish National Fund held its first annual Community Breakfast for Israel on Sunday, Nov. 8, at Young Israel of Fort Lee, NJ.

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COMMUNITY NEWS A Young Womans Road From Fear to Success By JLNJ Staff The attractive young woman who stood at the microphone at the Sheraton New York was poised and articulate. Speaking before a crow

BERGEN NEWS BRIEFS Project Ezrah Hosts Free Couponing Workshop The Project Ezrah Employment Department hosted a free workshop at The Teaneck General Store this week. Atara Mauskopf presented on the to

BERGEN NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Water Shortage Author to Speak at Bnai Jeshurun Seth Siegel, author of the bestseller Let There be Water, will address the Teaneck community on Saturd

COMMUNITY NEWS MK Michael Oren Lectures in Memory of Ruth Wildes In honor of the 20th anniversary of the passing of Ruth Wildes, late wife of Wildes Weinberg Senior Partner Leon Wildes, and mother o

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COMMUNITY NEWS NORPAC Hosts Rep. Eliot Engel DNY in Teaneck By JLNJ Staff Miriam and Allen Pfeiffer hosted Congressman Eliot Engel DNY in their home for a NORPAC event last Sunday. Since being first

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COMMUNITY NEWS Yachad Israel Brings Joy and Pizza to Army Bases Across Israel By Yael Weiner Last week, members of an Israeli army base came facetoface with people they were protecting in Israel. And

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ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Also being honored that night will be those shul members and Congregation Bais Yitzchok friends who kept the daily mornChevrah Thilim of Elizabeth, ing minyan viable and c

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Jewish Community Foundation Holds Legacy Shorashim Event 100th Birthday Celebration at Union Y Harold Faye of Union celebrated his 100th birthday at the Y in Union with 1

DVAR TORAH Jacobs Strategy A Model for Jewish Leadership By Rabbi Dr Tzvi Hersh Weinreb Regular readers of this column on the weekly Torah portion are familiar with my style. They know that I usually

SEPHARDIC CORNER Place Your Orders For... The Mesadrei Gittin ConferenceImproving Halachic Standards and Personal Sensitivity By Rabbi Haim Jachter Most of the active mesadrei gittin get administrat

BETH DIN INSIGHTS Encouraging Conversion Candidates By Rabbi Michoel Zylberman There is a wellknown Talmudic directive to attempt to dissuade a prospective convert through informing him or her of the

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TORAH COMMENTARY Parshat Vayishlach Insights Into the Hebrew Language By Mitchell First At the beginning of this weeks parshah, the word malachim is used. The singular is malach mem, lamed, aleph, ca

RABBIS MUSINGS AMUSINGS Suggestions For a Revised Yeshiva Curriculum By Rabbi Dani Staum There is an ongoing raging debate whether our contemporary educational system is adequately preparing our chi

SMS RESPONSA 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 in the Old

A TEENS PERSPECTIVE A Terrible Week in Review By Oren Oppenheim ...The evil man shall not be unpunished but the seed of the righteous shall escape. Mishlei Proverbs 1121 translation from MechonMamre

HUMOR Dont Be Scared By Banji Latkin Ganchrow What are you most afraid of Some people are afraid of spiders some people are afraid of the dark. When I was little, my brother and I would run upstairs

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NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Giving Thanks Through Tears By Rabbi Mordechai and Nina Glick As we are drawn into the excitement of Thanksgiving, we remind ourselves that this same holiday is celebrated in

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EDUCATION Blended Learning A Solution to the Day School Tuition Crisis By Wallace Greene There has been much discussion lately about blended learning and its potential promise for day schools. Chana

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COACHING Setting a SMART Strategy By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff One of the most famous arguments between Bais Shammai and Bais Hillel relates to Chanukah. The debate centers on the sequence of the menorah l

HEALTH Your Clean Bill of Health By Yossi Faber Computers can help us sort through loads of data with the mere push of a button. The wonders of technology are truly a modern blessing. But one single

PSYCHOLOGICAL INSIGHTS FROM THE TORAH Insights From Bereshit By Renee Nussbaum Part I The Rambam, in his commentary on the Torah, repeatedly references the wellknown truism, Maaseh avot siman lebanim

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THANKSGIVING Torah and Tepees Comanche Friend of the Jews By Joseph Rotenberg Part I of III Theres nothing new under the sun. Weve heard those words of Koheleth so often in life that we assume they a

CHINUCH An Open Letter to the RCA By Yair Daar I honestly understand why members of the Rabbinical Council of America were compelled to make another public statement on the matter of female clergy. A

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THE SIMCHA OF NEW LINK JERSEY Fresh Ideas for Chanukah Gifts By Nina Glick Every year, the same dilemma arises for many of us. What should we buy our children and grandchildren for Chanukah On the one

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Maayanot Students Enjoy SchoolWide Annual Shabbaton Ask a Maayanot student about the purpose of the schools annual Shabbaton, and you will hear that it is about many things gradewide bonding bonding b

Maayanot Alumna Teaches Seniors About Lobbying Alumna Ayalet Kahane 06, who currently serves as AIPAC Associate Area Director, Bergen and Rockland Counties, came to speak with students in the 12th gra

Maayanot Sweeps Torah Bowl Mighty Mike Author Tells Story at BPY The Maayanot Torah Bowl team won all four of its matches, defeating Frisch, Ramaz and SAR, at last weeks meet at Frisch. Torah Bowl tea

JKHA MS Debate Speaker Takes First Place RKYHS AIPAC Hears From CUFI Speaker Rabbi Moshe Benovitz Addresses RKYHS JKHA MS Debate Team. The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Middle School debate team t

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