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Linking Bergen, Essex Union Counties Issue 113 JEWISH LINK OF NEW JERSEY By Yossi KuperwasserJerusalem Center for Public Affairs printed with permission The Palestinian terror wave is not letting u

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WORLD NEWS BRIEFS Police Suspect Tel Aviv Terrorists Family Hid Him three others acquaintances of his. Among them was a man who worked with Nashat Ari YasharArutz Sheva Police have ar Melhem at a cons

BLUE LIGHT a n d y o u With digital screens at work, home and school, there are more sources of blue light than ever. Excessive exposure to blue light can be harmful to the eyes. Why wear blue light

WORLD NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 4 It is unclear why the mortar shell exploded in the vicinity of the soldiers, who were training at the base. Initial details suggest that the incident occurred a

WORLD NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Mindful of those inevitable attacks, the White House carefully crafted the steps to bolster their prospects of surviving in court, and Obama said he wa

EDITORIAL JEWISH LINK OF NEW JERSEY CoFoundersCoPublishers Moshe Kinderlehrer Mark Mendy Schwartz Associate PublisherEditor Elizabeth Kratz Associate Editor Phil Jacobs Founding Partner, Jewish Link

OPED How to Block the Ongoing Palestinian Terror Wave CONTINUED FROM P. 1 the ongoing stabbing and carramming attacks, which have been added to the stonethrowing and hurling of firebombs which charac

WORLD NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 7 Israeli Government Meets to Discuss Possible Palestinian Authority Collapse JNS.org Israeli government officials have been meeting during the past 10 days to di

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WORLDISRAEL NEWS Families Mourn Victims of Tel Aviv Shooting Attack By Israel Hayom Staff In the wake of the brutal terrorist attack on Tel Avivs bustling Dizengoff Street, the father of 26yearold vi

WORLDISRAEL NEWS UN Envoy Meets With Syrian Opposition in Saudi Arabia UN envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, meets with diplomats, Syrian opposition in Riyadh. Arutz Sheva Staff The UN envoy for Sy

WORLDISRAEL NEWS Israel Welcomes New Egyptian Ambassador After ThreeYear Absence i24news Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed Egypts new ambassador to Israel on Sunday, saying at his we

533 It felt like I had tried every segulah out there. I recited Shir Hashirim, davened at the kever of Reb Yonosan ben Uziel several times, promised tzedakah and even traveled to a kever in a dangero

WORLDISRAEL NEWS Visiting Israel, Terror Victim Ezra Schwartzs Family Sees Where His Soul Is By Maayan JaffeHoffmanJNS.org Ezra Schwartzs body was buried in the United States. But the way his family

WORLDISRAEL NEWS Holocaust Denial on the Rise in Eastern Europe After Lithuania changed the definition of genocide and Baltic countries have turned murderers of Jews into national heroes, Holocaust r

WORLDISRAEL NEWS Holocaust Denial on the Rise in Eastern Europe CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE massacres in Eastern Europe took place, has become a green band of jogging and baby strollers. Apart from

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NEWS FROM ISRAEL Americas Voices in Israel Taps David Schizer as New President By JLNJ Staff New YorkRecognizing the importance of educating influential Americans about Israel, Americas Voices in Isr

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WORLDISRAEL NEWS In 2016, Chabads Personal Touch Might Make Largest Strides on College Campuses By Jeffrey F. BarkenJNS.org The ChabadLubavitch movements robust Internet presence, and its network of

WORLDISRAEL NEWS Israel to Open First College Turkish President Erdogan for Students With Autism Turkey Needs Israel Israel needs a country like Turkey in the region, and we also need to accept that

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COMMUNITY NEWS Planning Board Turns Its Attention to 1500 Teaneck Road The Planning Board voted 61 to approve the zoning change. The single objection came from member Kimberly Jones, who registered t

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COMMUNITY NEWS Steinreich Appoints Former Director of Israeli Government Press Office as Head of Israel Operations Fort LeeSteinreich Communications, an international public relations firm based in N

January 31, 2016 ily fun day Fam ages 05 Super Sunday a Yeshivat NoRdm 70 W Century paramus Taking place at 930 1030 Character Breakfast with Mickey Mouse and Elsa Come dressed as your favorite ch

COMMUNITY NEWS Rochel Goldbaum Presents Survival Tips for Hard Times By Pearl Markovitz Rochel Goldbaum of Ottawa addressed the sisterhood of Congregation Beth Aaron last week, at the home of Rochell

COMMUNITY NEWS Partners in Torah Building a Stronger Klal Yisrael CONTINUED FROM P. 1 how you voted in the last election. Its not about where you daven, or if you daven at all. Sometimes, it is just

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COMMUNITY NEWS JFS PassaicClifton Hosts Inclusion Shabbaton The room rang out with the assorted voices of children and adults singing Shalom Aleichem, some with their quiet, singsong voices, others b

COMMUNITY NEWS Kaplen JCC on the Palisades to Hold Zumbafest By JLNJ Staff The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is holding a free, exhilarating, 75minute Zumbafest on Saturday, January 23, 730 pm, featuri

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COMMUNITY NEWS 13th Annual Chopstix Party Benefiting Tomorrows Children to Be Held January 11 Each year we are able to contribute more and more to brighten the holidays of children who are desperatel

COMMUNITY NEWS JCC to Host Interactive Bullying Workshop for Special Needs By Stephanie Shapiro Bullying has been an issue that was, up until somewhat recently, not taken seriously. The act of bullyi

COMMUNITY NEWS TEAM Shabbos Unites Communities in an Effort to Increase Awareness of EndofLife Decisions The conversation has begun. On Shabbos Parshas Vayechi, December 26, 2015, more than 300 shuls

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Doug the Magician Entertains Chabad of West Orange During Chanukah Chabad of West Orange members, children and their guests enjoyed a holiday magic show on the seventh nig

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DVAR TORAH On the Shoulders of Giants By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb They dont make them the way they used to. We have all heard this comment with reference to all sorts of things, usually tools and ute

SEPHARDIC CORNER The Sephardic Choice for the Haftarah of Parshat Shemot By Rabbi Haim Jachter It seems odd, at first glance, that Sephardim read the first perek of Yirmiyahu as the haftarah for Pars

DVAR TORAH Hashems Repudiation of the Egyptian Deities By Ira Friedman With this weeks Parshat Vaeira, the Torah begins to report the 10 plagues that Hashem inflicted on Egypt to convince Pharaoh to

DVAR TORAH What Is the Meaning of Navi By Mitchell First This weeks parshah uses the term navi. See Ex. 71. This gives me the opportunity to explore the meaning of this unusual word. In English, the

SMS RESPONSA Asara BTevet and Contempt for Rabbis Translated by Tzvi SilverJLNJ Israel Nineteenth of Kislev Does the Chabad holiday of the 19th of Kislev, Chag Hageulah, have any significance to all

HUMOR Only Simchas By Banji Latkin Ganchrow This year I will celebrate living in Teaneck for 18 years. My chai anniversary. We moved in on a lovely day in March. Son 1 was yet to turn 2 and son 2 was

HUMOR Awkward Meals By Mordechai Schmutter If youve ever considered opening your own business, youve probably thought about restaurants. People love restaurants. You get to sit there like royalty whi

DEAR GABBY Can a Dater Reject Modern Choices Without Insulting Her Parents Editors Note Please enjoy this new addition to The Jewish Link. We hope the Dear Gabby column will enable people to share th

NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Lets Not Wait for Tragedy at Our Crosswalks By Rabbi Mordechai and Nina Glick We were driving on Newbridge Road. It is not necessary for us to tell you how dark some of the st

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BUSINESS American Oleh Turns Matchmaker for Israeli Businesses By Sandy Eller Jeremy Lustman is the unlikeliest of shadchanim. A 42yearold resident of Hashmonaim who grew up in Baltimore and has been

CHESED Machon Ot The Art and Science of Protecting Sifrei Torah By Pearl Markovitz On November 24, over 40 Sifrei Torah of unclear origin were found in the office of a sofer scribe in Jerusalem. At l

HISTORY So, Who Was the Pharaoh of the Exodus By Yehiel Levy In my opinion, it most certainly was NOT Ramesses II, despite what many historians claim. According to 1 Kings 61, Solomon built the Templ

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THE ARTS PniNote Womens Choir Celebrates 10th Anniversary By Pearl Markovitz TeaneckWho can forget the exhilaration of our elementary school cantatas, high school productions, camp color war competit

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CHESED OPPORTUNITY ISRAEL 18K in Matching Funds Offered to Keren HaTzadik for Invisible Victims of Terror By Rabbi Moshe Jordan Yasgur Editors note This article is sponsored content from Keren HaTza

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Yeshiva Week For Winter Homebodies, a Staycation Offers Plenty of Fun By Jenny Gans Students and teachers are working hard, trying to cram as much as they can into the last couple weeks before Yeshiva

Yeshiva Week Winter Break in JerusalemNew Ideas for Returning Visitors By Joanna Shebson Right before sitting down to write this article, I passed by a bustling waffle factory on Emek Fun Food Worksho

Yeshiva Week Making Healthy Choices on Vacation By Gila Guzman Dear Coach Gila, Id like to lose weight, about 30 pounds to be exact. I am not on any specific diet or plan. I follow you closely and I a

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FOOD WINE LINK THE HEIMISHE HOMEMAKER Something Smells Fishy By Gail Hochman We all look for various Shabbos appetizers, as well as different pareve foods, to serve during the week. Here are some gr

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THE HEALTH LINK Advocating for Our Children By Alyssa Colton MA, OTR, and Aviva Lipner MA., OTR Part II Advocating for your family member, either within the school system or the healthcare system, is

THE HEALTH LINK The Benefits of Aging in Place By Richard Appiah RN, President, Royal Hearts Health Care Ninety percent of seniors should stay in their own homes to the extent possible. A persons home

THE HEALTH LINK MENTAL HEALTH Inside the Mindset of an Eating Disorder By Temimah Zucker, LMSW Part II of II I take the first bite. I swallow with emphasis, as if taking cough syrup or a potion I kno

THE HEALTH LINK MENTAL HEALTH Whats in It for Me By Shoval GurAryeh, PhD Why should I follow the rules when I still dont get... Ive heard this frustrated sentiment expressed countless times from inma

THE HEALTH LINK Shaare Zedek ER Ranked No. 1 in All of Israel Shaare Zedeks Weinstock Department of Emergency Medicine on the Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Floor has been ranked first in a nationwide survey

SCHOOLS Ben Porat Yosef Junior High Studies Color Frisch Students Become Friendship Circle Camp Counselors Ben Porat Yosef junior high students spent December 31 engaged in an in depth and widerang

SCHOOLS 20th Anniversary Celebrations Continue at Maayanot Maayanot alumnae, alumnae parents, current parents and faculty gathered together on Saturday evening, December 26, for a celebratory melave

SCHOOLS FDU Petrocelli College Names Teanecker Ira Jaskoll Director of FDUYeshiva Program Professor Ira Jaskoll was named Director of the Fairleigh Dickinson University Yeshiva Program. The degree co

SCHOOLS The Ben Porat Yosef Matan Bat Mitzvah Program for sixth grade girls and their mothers began on December 30. Last weeks session focused on Miriam and her role as a protector of her family. Aft

SCHOOLS JEC Bids Fran Farewell MTA Finds Jedis in Tanach By Hillel Krief On Thursday, December 31, in response to the revived nationwide interest in Star Wars, sparked by the recently released movie

SCHOOLS Who Says School Cant Be Fun JKHA students roll out the welcome mat for Friendship Circle. Dina Kaufman gives the morning at JKHA a thumbs up as Jessica Klein looks on. Jessica Serviss and D

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SPORTS JEC Thunder JV Basketball Clashes With Maor for Close Win By Rabbi Yisroel Rich, RTMA Director of Student Activities After a three week break from league play, the JEC Thunder traveled to Sout

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR THURSDAY, JANUARY 7 TABC 33rd Annual Dinner 730PM, Congregation Keter Torah, 600 Roemer Ave, Teaneck Guests of Honor Renee and Chaim Fromowitz, Faculty Recognition Award Rabbi Sarie

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