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May all our dreams and prayers come true JEWISH LINK November 30, 2017 Published BiWeekly 12 Kislev, 5778 CELEBRATE THE UPCOMING OPENING OF OUR NEWEST SCHOOL Issue 65 WITH GIFTS OF Develop

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May all our dreams and prayers come true CELEBRATE THE UPCOMING OPENING OF OUR NEWEST SCHOOL at SINAI is now a part of us part of our Riverdale and SAR communities, and part of our consciousness

WORLD NEWSBRIEFS New Maritime Iron Dome System Declared Operational by IDF fense System was qualified for operational use. This innovation will help protect Israels strategic assets at sea and naval t

HANUKKAH DINNER Sunday, December 3, 2017 YESHIVA UNIVERSITY NINETYTHIRD ANNUAL Yeshiva University is proud to honor Rabbi Meir Goldwicht vru,k sucf ub, PRESIDENTIAL MEDALLION RECIPIENT Additiona

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SAR Academy Invites the CommunityatLarge to Join Members of Our Faculty for an Evening of Engaging Discussions Monday, December 11, 2017 800 PM Cultivating Growth Mindset in our Children Beth Pepper

EDITORIAL Are Palestinians Up to the Task of Peace This week we gladly note the November 29 70th anniversary of the United Nations passing of Resolution 181, making history with the partition of the

COMMENTARY Im Not a Soldier By Tzvi SilverJLBWC Israel Editors Note The Jewish Link wishes hatzlacha to Tzvi, our primary Israel correspondent for the last several years. As he continues on to the ne

COMMUNITY NEWS 70th Anniversary of Partition Plan Vote Commemorated in Queens By Judy Berger Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181, more famously kn

COMMUNITY NEWS United Hatzalah of Israel When Seconds Count By Yvette Finkelstein On a recent Motzei Shabbat, at the home of Gila and Richie Katz, the New Rochelle community came together to hear abo

COMMUNITY NEWS YINR Celebrates Thanksgiving With New Rochelles Finest and Bravest By Judy Berger On Thanksgiving Day, over 25 Young Israel of New Rochelle families participated in YINRs annual Operat

YU Annual Hackathon Dafna Meyers, Biology Major and Computer Science Minor, CEO YU Hackathon 17, Class of 2018 Yeshiva University is preparing students for a new technology marketplace with a focu

COMMUNITY NEWS Cantorial Greats to Headline Upcoming Shabbat Chazanut By JLBWC Staff It will be a Shabbat to remember at the Woodcliff Lake Hilton as Cantors World returns once again for an epic Shab

COMMUNITY NEWS Honor Nahal Haredi CONTINUED FROM P. 1 These individuals are determined to join their Israeli counterparts who automatically serve their country. Fortunately for these men from communi

Scenes From the 2017 KBY Dinner The Yeshiva University Student Medical Ethics Society and Yeshiva Universitys Center for the Jewish Future present the COMMUNITY NEWS 11th Annual Medical Ethics Socie

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COMMUNITY NEWSBRIEFS Chabad of Riverdale to Host Exciting Chanukah Events Chabad of Riverdale offers an exciting lineup of Chanukah programs that will inspire and engage all the family. Beauty That St

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DIVREI TORAH Living With the Enemy Rabbi David Walk Vayishlach 5778 Yaakov Avinu spent big chunks of his life outside of Israel. His last 17 years were, of course, spent in Egypt, and he stayed in Pa

REFLECTIONS FROM THE SCHOOLHOUSE From Struggle to Success By Rami Strosberg The ultimate irony Its not fair. After years of barrenness, Rivkah finally becomes pregnant, only to discover that the chil

EDUCATION Lets Talk...and Listen By Rabbi Tully Harcsztark In this, the 15th year of SAR High School, I have found myself asking if I were charged with opening a new school today, what would it look

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NEWS FROM ISRAEL Take Part in Israels 70th Memorial Day Project Courtesy of Yashar Lachayal As we approach Israels 70th Memorial Day Yom Hazikaron, many are searching for ways to partake in the comme

ISRAEL SPOTLIGHT Jonah Chill Is Gaining From the Gush Experience By JLBWC StaffIsrael Jonah Chill is studying at Yeshivat Har sons I wanted to come to Gush was to learn Etzion the Gush in Alon Shvut.

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5TH GENERATION OF WINE LOVERS ESSENCE CHARDONNAY CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT In 1870 Reb Avraham Teperbeg made aliyah to Eretz Israel, settled in the old city and founded Teperberg winery. Then his

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SCHOOLS How Westchester Day School Is Making Mensches On a recent Thursday afternoon, a class of second graders were sitting intently in listening position in their sharing circle, watching as their

SCHOOLS Enrichment and Achievement Happen Outside the Classroom at SAR HS On November 7, 49 AP Biology students from SAR HS visited the Dolan DNA Learning Center in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, where they


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REAL ESTATE What Impact Could Wind Farms in NY State Have on Residential Property and on the Environment By Vivian J. Oleen The headline was exciting Governor Cuomo aims to generate onehalf of New Yo

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