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OPED Shavuot on Memorial Day By Teddy Weinberger There is a huge difference between taking off for Jewish holidays and living in a country where Jewish holidays are state holidays. Shavuot is an exce

POINTCOUNTERPOINT Segulot and Other Segulos and Us By Rabbi Gil Student Fallacies A Call for Intolerance By David S. Zinberg Religious tolerance is a fundamental value of both modern secular society

NATIONALWORLD NEWS Rally Against Jewish BDS Groups More than 101 Shofars were blasted in unison protesting UJAFederations support and inclusion of BDS groups, such as the New Israel Fund. Organizers

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Analysis Fact and Fiction on Israels New Government By Tzvi Silver, JLNJ Israel Correspondent Je r u s a l e m L a s t week, in the final hours allotted for building a coalition, Is

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BERGEN NEWSBRIEFS Rabbi Berel Wein to Visit Congregation Beth Abraham in Bergenfield On Shabbos, May 16, Rabbi Berel Wein will be visiting Congregation Beth Abraham in Bergenfield. He will speak multi

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COMMUNITY NEWS New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and MetroWest Federation Present 18th Annual UJA Benefit Concert By Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Jewish

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COMMUNITY NEWS Chai Lifeline Shabbatons Bring a Taste of Camp Simcha By Bracha Schwartz School, clothes, sports and trips are the ordinary topics of conversation for adolescents. Unless you are a boy

COMMUNITY NEWS Congressmen Garrett Meets With Jewish Home Familys Centennial Israel Mission On Thursday, New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett visited with the travelers who will be taking part in the

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SHUL PROFILE Ohr Saadya A Growing Teaneck Shul With That Out of Town Feel Maayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls is pleased to invite community women to a By Larry Bernstein Is it possible to live

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DVAR TORAH BeharBechukotai Habit Power By Rabbi Tzvi Hersch Weinreb Whenever my grandfather would visit us he would ask me to obtain the key for the local synagogue. As regular readers of this column

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APPRECIATIONS BeharBechukotai Habit Power CONTINUED FROM P. 40 sage is correct by pointing out that the Hebrew word for habit is hergel which has as its root the Hebrew word for foot, regel. There is

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LAG BOMER Lubavitch on the Palisades Students Celebrate Lag Bomer Students at Lubavitch on the Palisades School celebrated Lag BOmer with trips, parades, special activities, bonfires and marshmallows.

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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS SHAVUOT LEARNING PROGRAMS Maayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls invites women of the community to a TIkkun Leil Shavuot at Congregation Rinat Yisrael 389 W Englewood Mrs Rivka

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