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EDITORIAL Comforting the Sassoon Family Reducing Risks Theres nothing good we can take away after last weeks horrific fire claimed the lives of seven children of Gabriel and Gayle Sassoon in Brooklyn

NEWS BRIEFS Israeli Court Sentences Hamas Terrorist to 15.5 Years in Prison Israel HayomExclusive to JNS.org Israels Beersheba District Court on Tuesday sentenced 24yearold Muhammad Abu Draz, an opera

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Israel Is Lone Nation Criticized by UN for Womens Rights Violations JNS.org In Fridays annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women CSW, Israel was the only

OPED Religious Dogma of Palestinian Statehood By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus remark about the dangers of a Palestinian state has sent advocates of Palestinian

COMMUNITY NEWS Vote Torah Slate Opportunity to Win 15,000 for Your Synagogue The Orthodox Union is calling on synagogues to designate the Shabbat of April 17 18, Parshat Shemini, to promote voting fo

COMMUNITY NEWS Soloveitchik Memorial Shiur Set for April 5th The Annual Memorial Shiur on the occasion of the 22nd yahrzeit of HaGaon Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik ztl,The Rav, will be held Motzaei Yo

COMMUNITY NEWSBRIEFS Flatow Memorial Lecture at Keter Torah On Sunday, March 29 at 800 pm, Keter Torah is hosting a memorial lecture to mark the 20th yartzeit of Alisa Flatow, hyd. Flatow was studying

NEWS Focused Activity and Solid Gains at 2015 Parnassah Expo By Shimmy Blum The Jewish Link Media Group, including the publishers of the Jewish Link of New Jersey the Jewish Link of Bronx, Westcheste

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COMMUNITY NEWS Celebrating Our Communitys Social Workers By Reuben D. Rotman, Executive Director Jewish Family Service of MetroWest Although I am not sure of the reason for the particular month, I am

COMMUNITY NEWS Running in the Right Direction By Becky Weisberg, RKYHS freshman LivingstonMarch 11th through March 15th was a special time for 18 Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School students. These stude

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THE ARTS Frum and Female The Tzniut Performing Arts By Chava Schapiro, 6th Grader, Yeshiva Samson Raphael Hirsch Breuers BergenfieldA few weeks ago in The Jewish Week, Elli Fisher wrote an article ab

COMMUNITY NEWS Congregation Israel Hosts Community Wide Program on Terror and Social Responsibility SpringfieldOn March 15, a panel discussion was held at Congregation Israel and attended by over 75

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COMMUNITY NEWS BCHSJS Enjoys Vibrant Catskills Shabbaton Students at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies had an amazing Shabbaton weekend in the Catskills this past weekend. They particip

COVER STORIES When Tragedy Hits Close to Home CONTINUED FROM P. 1 home at 501 Rutland Ave. She first reported the smell of smoke to the Teaneck Fire Department. Their first responders didnt find what

TRAGEDY IN BROOKLYN Learning From the Tragic Fire in Brooklyn By Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot, Rabbi, Congregation Netivot Shalom I write to you with great sadness and pain as we all continue to be heartb

DVAR TORAH The Victorious Victim By Rabbi Tzvi Hersch Weinreb I always experience a sense of excitement when I begin a new book. I am convinced that most avid readers feel the same way. This Shabbat

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Gender Issues in Jewish Education Part I By Wallace Greene As often happens in communities with a rightofcenter influx of families, a local day school decided on separate classes for boys and girls st

HUMOR We Want the Cup By Banji Latkin Ganchrow Before I begin, let me share with you the following. I know that I am a littlemaybe more than a little nuts. I know that I have problems accepting peopl

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FEATURE Feeling Blue, in the Biblical Sense Return of Tekhelet Dye Revives Lost Mitzvah By Deborah Fineblum Schabb, JNS.org One wouldnt expect to find hundreds of snails in a landlocked town like Kfa

STRAIGHT TALK WITH SHULI Is Anyone NOT Stressed About Pesach Dear Shuli, Pesach is almost here and Im so stressed out. Theres so much to do and this is my first time making Pesach. I wish I could go

AN APPRECIATION From the Spirit of Tottoo By Sharon Mark Cohen Its that Tottoo Grandma. Distinguishing between his two grandmothers, that was how my eldest son Judd announced that it was my mother on

THE SIMCHA LINK OF NEW JERSEY Planning Your Simcha Backwards Ensures a Joyful Outcome By Eliezer Blejer Planning a simcha for our children should be one of lifes greatest joys. Reaching those mileston

Etiquette Tips for Hosting a Party By JLNJ Staff Whether this is your first time hosting a holiday event or youve been doing it for years, picking up a few tips on proper etiquette cant hurt. Everyon

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COMMUNITY NEWS Bruriah Holocaust Museum Hopes to Make 1.5 MillionPenny Difference By Ellie Wolf ElizabethThe reception area behind the top of the stairs at Bruriah High School blends ominously into t

FOOD AND WINE Spring Forward With a Sip of Wine By Talia Zimmerman With springs arrival near, and the gleam of summer just around the corner, wineries all across Israel are beginning to prepare for t

HEIMISHE HOMEMAKER The Heimishe Homemakers Helpful Hints By Gail Hochman Tips are a wonderful thing to help out as needed. They are sometimes worth repeating because we often forget to write them dow

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Please join us at our Fourth Annual Breakfast Sunday, April 26, 2015 930 1100 A.M. Congregation Bnai Yeshurun 641 West Englewood Avenue Teaneck, NJ 07666 Jessica and Matthew Lish Young Leadership A

AN APPRECIATION Englewood Community Remembers Rabbi Chanan Jacobson By Bracha Schwartz EnglewoodRabbi Chanan Clive Jacobson could be found wherever, and whenever, something in the community needed to

DIRSHU Gedolim Address First Daf HaYomi BHalacha Siyum Dirshu Shabbos, a Shabbos of Olam Habaah By Chaim Gold A unique koach of Dirshu is that it not only gives a person Olam Habaah, it also gives a

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PESACH Eating Out During Pesach Ashkenazim at the Homes of Sephardim By Rabbi Haim Jachter Jewish communities throughout the world and especially in Israel have been blessed in recent decades to have

THE KOSHER DINNER LADY FOR PESACH Is It Pesach Yet By Rachel Berger So by the time you read this, I will have turned my kitchen over, and will be happily cooking away, preparing my meals in advance f

PESACH IN ISRAEL Celebrating the Spring Holiday in Jerusalem, an Ancient and Modern Cultural Oasis By Tzvi Silver, JLNJ Israel JERUSALEMGuard the spring month and bring a Pesach to Gd, for in that mo

PESACH Wine Pairings to Make the Pesach Palate Sing By JLNJ Staff Everyone has their favorite traditional Passover dishes, but what to drink with them We sat down with Jay Buchsbaum, Director of Wine

PESACH IN ISRAEL Kosher for Passover in Israel By Teddy Weinberger We were at Sachne one day last Passover. Sachne, also known as The Park of the Three Pools, is located near Beit Shahn in the Lower

PESACH Pesach A Time For Freedom By Mark Staum As we prepare to welcome in the holiday of Pesach, I wanted to reflect on the concept of freedom and its application to family life. Historically, Pesac

SCHOOLS Bruriah Wins Top Honors at Inaugural Envision Shakespeare Competition By Adina Abramov ElizabethThe Jewish Educational Centers Bruriah division has proven its creative prowess as eight senior

SCHOOLS CultBuster Richie Maisel Speaks to MTA Students MTA boys from all grades were privileged to hear from Mr. Richard Maisel, father of 10th grader Shiah Maisel, who wove together his amazing sto

SCHOOLS Moriah Collects Yeshivat HeAtid Has Matza Mania for Magen David Adom Moriah students collected over 500 for Magan David Adom as part of a tzedkah project. They presented the money to Elie Kat

SCHOOLS Oppression, Revolution Emerge as Themes of Maayanots Book Day By Pam Ennis Maayanot hosted its third annual Book Day, an event where all Maayanot students and faculty read the same book and t

SCHOOLS Moriah PreK Students Get a Checkup Moriahs Gan Tziporim was so excited to welcome a real doctor to its class recently. Donning her white lab coat and stethoscope, Anna Yahaloms mom, a family

SCHOOLS RKYHS Student Named Chidon HaTanach Regional Champion Sophomore Avi Bendory has been named regional champion of the National Bible contest for 2015. Avi will now compete in the national conte

SPORTS Moriah 7B Collects Another Title By Zach Horowitz After Moriahs 8th grade basketball team won their league championship game on Sunday, Moriah will now be adding another trophy to their displa

SPORTS JLNJ Sportstar of the Week Judah Oppenheimer By JLNJ Sports Staff The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize SAR 8th grader Judah Oppenheimer as this weeks Sportst

SPORTS West Orange MTL Cobras Headed to the Championship Game By Jill Kirsch The West Orange Cobras, part of the towns Mountain Top League, are going to the big dance The team went 71 in the regular

SPORTS An Amazing Year for Bruriah Basketball By Susan Rifkin Its a feat when a school has one team that makes it to a championship and something that deserves attention, when it has two that do in t

SPORTS Noam 6B Basketball Stay Undefeated at Home By Noam Kinderlehrer The Knights were back in action against the RYNJ Jaguars this past Monday night and aiming to stay perfect with their final home

SPORTS Frisch Wins Sarachek in Triple OT CONTINUED FROM P. 68 Levine darting in and around the Hawk defenders, as the Cougars set up a last second shot for Tuchman from behind the arc that fell short

MGBL Minute SPORTS SCENES FC Teaneck Thunder winners of the PVISL U14 Championship Team Kosher Experience, everyone walks away a winner Isaac Weinstock cleans up the boards for Frisch CREDIT LISA

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