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Shana Tova UMetukah A Chtiva VChatima Tova to the Bergen Jewish community and Jews worldwide Rosh Hashana Edition OF BERGEN COUNTY Issue 50 www.jewishlinkbc.com Distributed weekly CANDLE LIGHTING S

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LOCAL NEWS Shabbos Shuvah Drasha Preview CONTINUED FROM P. 1 against the passivity of man, and realize the potential of man to rise above evil. Rabbi Jeremy Donath of Congregation Darchei Noam of Fai

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LOCAL NEWS Annual Kapporos Fundraiser to Benefit Tomchei Shabbos By Elizabeth Kratz B ergenfieldTomchei Shabbos, a local tzedakah organization that provides Shabbos and Yom Tov food to needy famili

LOCAL NEWS New Bais Yaakov High School Opens in Passaic By Jenny Gans P assaicThis past September, Mrs. Marcy Stern, an experienced educator as well as a mother of five, opened the doors to Bais Ya

LOCAL NEWS Rabbi Steven Weil to Lecture at Yeshivat Noam Bris Avrohom Caps Its 35th Anniversary Dinner with Eight Weddings R abbi Steven Weil, senior managing director at the Orthodox Union, will

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EDITORIAL Looking Back and to the Future Keeping Our Balance THE JEWISH LINK OF BERGEN COUNTY CoFoundersCoPublishers Moshe Kinderlehrer Mark Mendy Schwartz EditorinChief Jeanette Friedman Managing E

DVAR TORAH Trauma And Teshuvah By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb y graduate training in psychology taught me a great deal. But there were major topics that were simply not part of our curriculum. Interesti

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HALACHIC MUSINGS If Its Too Loud, Its Treif By Rabbi Yair Hoffman hat would you say if you were informed that treif has been served at thousands of Orthodox Jewish weddings for the past decade and mo

HEIMISHE Pareve Ice Cream When You Cant Have The Real Thing By Gail Hochman hen I was growing up, I dont remember any of us ever having the option of having pareve ice cream. How lucky we are today t

ANALYSIS Boots Already on the Ground as US Mission in Iraq Accelerates By Paul Rogers Professor of Peace Studies at University of Bradford P resident Obamas address, on the eve of the 911 anniversa

FOOD How to Have a Happy, GlutenFree ChallahDay By Bracha Schwartz E nglewoodIf you are on a glutenfree diet and fear the coming avalanche of holiday meals beginning with challah you cant eator sub

FRUIT OF THE VINE Starting the New Year Right Four Fabulous Syrahs for Under 45 By Gamliel Kronemer L et the feasts begin. In the next twentyfive days, with ten days of Yom Tov and Shabbat, there w

FOOD Veggie Bistro Cafe to Open in Teaneck Next Month By Elizabeth Kratz T eaneckThe Veggie Bistro Cafe, at the corner of West Englewood Avenue and Queen Anne Road, is set to feature a mouthwater

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RELATIONSHIPS Commitment By Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Glick ecently, I wrote about marriage and the necessity of not commenting or even looking or thinking about your spouse in areas that heshe wants or ne

TECH TORAH Digital Torah The Great Unifier By Rabbi Naphtali Lavenda I have always been fascinated by large Jewish gatherings and Israels national events. Yom Haatzmaut ceremonies, the mass Birkat

ANALYSIS Gazans Speak Out Hamas War Crimes By Mudar Zahran www.gatestoneinstitute.org W hile the worlds media has been blaming Israel for the death of Gazan civilians during Operation Protective Ed

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ANALYSIS Gazans Speak Out Hamas War Crimes CONTINUED FROM P. 42 ed Muhammads army and in which Muhammad was almost killed. Hamas lives in its own fantasy world. Hamas wanted the dead bodies to make I

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NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Remembering With Silverware By Rabbi Mordechai and Nina Glick very Erev Rosh Hashanah we take out the silver chest which holds the sterling silver cutlery Ninas grandparents u

For context, we recommend readers start with Prof. Grossmann, then read Prof. Wertheimer, followed by Rabbi Freundel, and end with Rabbi Brill. Bon Appetit. JEWISH LINK FOOD FOR THOUGHT Can Modern Or

FOOD FOR THOUGHT How the Ghosts of the Holocaust Haunted the 1960s, But Quietly CONTINUED FROM P. 47 None of which is to say of course that the Holocaust was absent. In the United States as well as i

FOOD FOR THOUGHT How the Ghosts of the Holocaust Haunted the 1960s, But Quietly CONTINUED FROM P. 48 Daley yelled at the demonstrators words the TV did not pick up but that were later decoded as F yo

FOOD FOR THOUGHT How the Ghosts of the Holocaust Haunted the 1960s, But Quietly CONTINUED FROM P. 49 social justice, they had support from rabbis like Balfour Brickner, who had in April 1969, on the

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Against Open Orthodoxy CONTINUED FROM P. 47 temple might choose to celebrate the Sabbath on Sunday another might stick with Saturday. But such differences did not really matter, and

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT Can Modern Orthodoxy Survive CONTINUED FROM P. 47 modating the busy schedules of individual worshippers. They also report rising numbers of men and women participating in study class

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Can Modern Orthodoxy Survive CONTINUED FROM P. 54 thodox. The commentator Alan Brill may have been the first to coin the term postOrthodox for this population. True, as noted above,

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Can Modern Orthodoxy Survive CONTINUED FROM P. 55 and meaningful in Judaism rather than focusing solely on the study of texts. I used to give heavyduty classes on rishonim and aharon

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Modern Orthodoxy The OnePercent Solution CONTINUED FROM P. 47 a split have they already calculated who is going to pay the bills If you look at those on the boards of the Modern Orth

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Modern Orthodoxy The OnePercent Solution CONTINUED FROM P. 57 matter if your question is who is responding to the community. Much of the laity determines their practice based on a kn

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LOCAL NEWS Hundreds in the Community Attend Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Free Open House H undreds of people throughout Bergen County flocked to the JCC for its annual Open House on Sunday, September

RELATIONSHIPS Marital Harmony A Matter of Communication By Rabbi Eliezer Zwickler E very marriage has its arrangements. Couples have their own way of dividing responsibilities based on strengths, i

OSEH MAASEH BEREISHIS After Infatuation, What Sustaining the Connection in Marriage CONTINUED FROM P. 62 observed at almost any level of biological organization. There has been much progress since Da

LOCAL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT Dentist Dr. Rebecca Block Joins Dr. David J. Katz and Associates in Teaneck By Elizabeth Kratz T eaneckDr. David J. Katz, who specializes in restorative and general dentist

HUMOR Resolutions By Banji Latkin Ganchrow es, kids, it is that time of year again, the time of year when we go to synagogue several times a day and pray for a sweet, healthy, safe, peaceful, and won

PSYCHOLOGICAL INSIGHTS FROM THE TORAH Teshuva as a Strategy for Correcting the Imbalances in Our Lives By Renee Nussbaum Ph.D., PsyA reud, in his seminal work Civilization and its Discontents, speaks

AN APPRECIATION The End of an Era Remembering the Funniest Man in Teaneck By Heidi Fuchs P reparing for Rosh Hashanah has always included reserving seats in shul, inviting guests, making a menu, an

A TEENS PERSPECTIVE Avoiding the Peter Perfect Syndrome By Oren Oppenheim hen I was younger, I once read a picture book titled Peter Perfect. Its about, well, a boy named Peter who wasobviouslyperfec

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FEATURE When the Ladies Cried By Estelle Glass hen I was growing up, my familys Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur scenarios never varied. You would find us in the Litowisker Shul on the lower East Side, m

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Starting the New Year Right Four Fabulous Syrahs for under 45 CONTINUED FROM P. 37 oak, cedar, spicy tobacco, and old leather. Wellstructured, with an abundance of powdery tannins, this wine should d

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PHILANTHROPY Think Like A Philanthropist This High Holiday Season By Rachel Cyrulnik This article first appeared in The Jewish Week. Reprinted with permission. he High Holiday Season is upon us, whic

CHESED Why Were Running a Half Marathon for Team Lifeline By Tova Lejtman S ix steps across the room. Six steps persuaded me to run 13.1 miles. My inspiration, my friend, my camper Samara, walked a

Commitment CONTINUED FROM P. 40 So it is with life. How many frum people dont have significant doubts or problems with frumkeit But if they are committed, they dont continually focus on these issuest

SCHOOLS Shofar Blowing at LPS P Shofar Making at Moriah reschool students at Lubavitch on the Palisades were treated to a visit to Rabbi Grossbaums shofar factory in preparation for Rosh Hashanah.

SCHOOLS MTAYU Big Brother Program BeePY Students Get Busy Learning All about Bees L By Ruth Roth ast Thursday the talmidim in Rabbi Schenkers shiur kicked off a new and groundbreaking program in whic

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SCHOOLS BPY Students Hear Hasbara, FirstHand Accounts of Operation Protective Edge O n September 17th, Ben Porat Yosef Junior High School and fifth grade students had an enlightening visit with a del

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GEMACHS AND CHESED OPPORTUNITIES CONTINUED FROM P. 95 of recreational activities. Teenage volunteers are the key to keeping our programs running Volunteers can visit a child at home weekly for a pla

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