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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR CONTINUED FROM P. 10 We Need a Stronger Response to AntiSemitism at Rutgers Its been over four months since Rutgers faculty were shown to be involved in a rash of outrageous ant

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RELIGIOUS ZIONISTS OF AMERICAMIZRACHI USA WELCOMES OVER 70 GUEST SCHOLARS FROM ISRAEL IN HONOR OF ISRAELS 70TH ANNIVERSARY Rabbi Dr. Aharon Adler at Congregation Rinat Yisrael, NJ Lt. Col. Rabbi Yed

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Livingston Plans Celebration of Israels 70th Anniversary By JLNJ Staff A communitywide celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel will take

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DAF YOMI HIGHLIGHTS Horayot 8 By Rabbi Zev Reichman May these words of Torah serve as a merit leiluy nishmat Menachem Mendel ben Harav Yoel David Balk, ah. This week we learned Horayot 8. These are s

SEPHARDIC CORNER Hallel on Yom Haatzmaut at Congregation Shaarei Orah By Rabbi Haim Jachter Part I In celebration of Yom Haatzmaut of our beloved Medinat Yisrael, we will review the major points of

TEXT INSIGHTS Some Interesting Words in the Amidah By Mitchell First Compared to some of our other prayers, the Hebrew in the daily Amidah is fairly straightforward. Nevertheless, there are some inte

TIMELY TORAH INSIGHTS Parshas Shemini Eating Our Way to Hashems Love By Rabbi Baruch Bodenheim Some people seem to have a green thumb. Whatever they try to grow, be it flowers, vegetables, herbs or e

BRINGING THE PROPHETS TO LIFE The Will of God or the Will of Man By Rabbi Neil N. Winkler Parshat Shemini At first glance, the connection between the haftarah and our parsha seems obvious the tragic

THE OBSERVANT JEW SWordplay By Rabbi Jonathan Gewirtz Q Which weapon becomes more powerful when you cut off the tip A A sword. When you remove the s you are left with word, and one of those can be mo

PSYCHOLOGICAL INSIGHTS FROM THE TORAH The Beauty of Imperfection Tasting the Bitter With the Sweet By Renee Nussbaum, PhD, PsyA Our Jewish ideology teaches the truth that Hashem created us as imperfe

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TORAH INSPIRATION Walking Through Water Not What It Seems to Be By Rabbi Dr. Avi Kuperberg On the seventh day of Pesach it is customary to recall the story of the sea splitting and the miracle of the

TORAH FROM ERETZ YISRAEL Yom Hazikaron Like Sheep or Like Doves By Rabbi Moshe Taragin Days of mourning arent foreign to Jews. We all experience periods of personal mourning and grief at the loss of

RABBIS MUSINGS AND AMUSINGS Good to the Last Bite By Rabbi Dani Staum In my youth, before I owned any sefarim I loved siddurim and machzorim and was always excited by new ones. This was especially tr

CHINUCH It Takes a Community By Wallace Greene There is a halachic hierarchy principle of prioritization when it comes to aiding those in need called aniyei irkha kodem. This means that we are obliga

CHINUCH REFLECTIONS Blunting Teeth, Not Hitting Them By Rabbi Saul Zucker We just emerged from the wonderful experience of the Pesach Seder, one of the paradigms of Jewish education. Perhaps the most

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NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD The Garage Sale By Rabbi Mordechai and Nina Glick In just a few hours over the past two days we watched an entire household be sold for next to nothing. Our next door neighbor

TORAH MUSINGS Cloned Pigs Arent Kosher By Rabbi Gil Student I. Kosher Pig The news recently carried a report that Rav Yuval Cherlow said that cloned pigs are kosher. This is clearly wrong. A cloned

ADVOCACY Its Not Your Grandparents ZOA. Or, Is It By Alan D. Jay The Zionist Organization of America ZOA traces its roots directly to the First Zionist Congress held in Basel, Switzerland, in 1897. F

ADVOCACY Empathy for All Is a Jewish Value By Meryl Feldblum This past week at our seder, we carefully poured out 16 drops of wine from our full cups. At the recitation of the 10 plagues, and then fo

FEATURES Former Refugee Tells of Escaping Iran and Finding Freedom in America By Elizabeth Zakaim The night grew pitch black as 20yearold Taraneh Reyhanian, her brother Daryoush and her fellow runawa

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BUSINESS PROFILE GymPros A Venture Into Monseys Premier Jewish Gymnastics Program By C. Spira It was supposed to be a 10minute peek at GymPros. Suddenly, my cell phone rang. My babysitter wanted to k

BUSINESS PROFILE Wellness Motivations Can JumpStart a Healthier Lifestyle By Sara Kosowsky Gross Pesach memories are fading. Big potatoladen, matzahheavy menus are being retired until next year. But

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OY VEY Silly Seder By Jon Kranz Passover is over but, before we proceed with the rest of the year, a moment of reflection is in order. Speaking of order, the word Seder literally means order but a Se

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ALIYAH DIARY Love in Aluminum Foil By Esti Rosen Snukal The other week I found myself crying over the simple act of making a sandwich. Omelette, cream cheese and tomato normal enough. And yet there I

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Extending the Lessons of Lag BOmer By Rifki Orzech Sixty years after the destruction of the Second Temple, the 24,000 students of the legendary Rabbi Akiva perished during a terrible

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Ohr Torah Stone Marks International Agunah Day With Cage Exhibit Courtesy of Ohr Torah Stone In observance of Yom HaAgunah, this year held on the Fast of Esther, February 28, the Kne

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ISRAEL TECH CIJE Journey to the Startup Nation By JLNJ Staff Over the past decade, the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education CIJE, has been committed to improving and enriching the quality of ge

FEATURES Touros Lander College for Men Hosts Model Beis Din Competition Courtesy of Touro College In 1977, a Jewish couple from Lakewood, New Jersey learned that their pregnancy would lead to conjoin

FUN GAMES JEWISH SPELLING BEE How many common words of 5 or more le ers can you spell using the le ers in the hive Every answer must use the center le er at least once. Le ers may be reused in a word

F OD W NE LINK OF NEW JERSEY Is the Mediterranean Diet the Secret to Longevity By Melissa Papir Kolb, MS, RD We all want to live long and prosperous lives, envisioning our 90yearold selves exercising

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THE HEALTH LINK TMJ Disorder Physical Therapy Can Help By John J. Dunn Do you suffer from debilitating headaches, neck or facial pain These can be signs and symptoms of a TMJ disorder. Do you experien

THE HEALTH LINK Remove Sugar From Your Diet and Enjoy Better Health By Daniel Feit, DMD The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that most adults consume between 12.5 and 13.5 percent

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THE HEALTH LINK Leading Israeli Hospital Partners With Stanford for MedicalTech Symposium Rambam and Stanford will hold a joint symposium to explore best practices and cuttingedge developments in clin

Now that Passover is over can you answer these Four Questions 1 2 3 4 Do you Pass over conversations with your family and friends Is speech loud enough but unclear Do you have difficulty with the tele

THE HEALTH LINK Allergies and Dry Eyes By Michael Farbowitz, MD When if spring actually arrives this year, it brings with it longer days, kids playing outdoors, the baseball season, open windows and l

THE HEALTH LINK Documentary at JCC ReelAbilities Film Festival to Shed Light on Jewish Genetic Disorder Courtesy of JCC MetroWest A film about a littleknown genetic disorder affecting mainly Ashkenazi

THE HEALTH LINK Confronting Addiction in the Jewish Community Sensory based occupational therapy for adults and teens. Do you experience sensory issues similar to those of your child lr Dr. Alan Ka

THE HEALTH LINK HEALTHY LIVING Retirement in Israel Do It Now By Rabbi Dr. Yosef P. Glassman, MD ...the air of the Land of Israel makes one wise. Bava Basra 158b One doesnt need to read Bloomberg.com

THE HEALTH LINK Prolotherapy in Honduras By Warren Slaten, MD Honduras is a beautiful country. There are beautiful coastal areas that look out onto the Caribbean Sea on its East coast and onto the Pac

THE HEALTH LINK How Israeli Medical Innovations Inject New Life Into Ailing Patients By Steve K. Walz From wearables that allow cardiac specialists at a hospital in Ramat Gan to monitor a patients car

THE HEALTH LINK MENTAL HEALTH Different Roads for Different Minds By Temimah Zucker, LMSW My last piece for the Link depicted some learning that my father and I had done together relating to the them

Schools Jewish High School Students Envision Shakespeare Like Never Before By Avigayil L. Rosenbluth On March 26, seven local Jewish high schools sent teams to participate in a drama competition entit

SCHOOLS TABC Prepares for Pesach With Students and Alumni TABC spent the time before Pesach preparing for the upcoming chag in many ways. Aside from the learning in the daily shiurim, there were sev

SCHOOLS MTA Talmidim Enjoy Queens Shabbaton BCHSJS Holds Yom HaShoah Program MTAs inaugural Queens shabbaton took place on March 1617 at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills. Head of School Rabbi

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SCHOOLS Matzah Bakery Visits Anshei Frisch Halacha Classes Welcome Dr. Nathan Fox Lubavitch Preschool on Genetic Testing Rabbi Asher Bush and Rabbi Pinchas Weinbergers eleventh grade halacha classes

SCHOOLS Third Grade Yeshivat Noam Scientists Present Creative Inventions Caf Aroma Opens at Moriah Moriahs lower school students enjoyed a really cool Hebrew immersion activity. The shlichot created

SCHOOLS TABCs Book Day Is RKYHS Students Artwork Recognized in County Exhibit out of This World TABCs eighth annual Book Day was a wonderful opportunity for interdisciplinary learning, as the entire

SCHOOLS Kushner Alumni Return Home for a Shiur Before Pesach, RKYHS welcomed back a group of alumni from the class of 2017 who are studying in Israel for the year. Faculty and administration enjoyed

SPORTS Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week Max Yarkony By JLNJ Sports Desk The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 15 year old Max Yarkony as this weeks Sportsta

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SPORTS Second Annual Rapid Fire Tournament Is a Success By David, Jonathan, Benjamin and Elliot Freilich On Sunday March 25, yeshiva high school students gathered at the John T. Wright Arena, in Engl

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