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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS Two Israeli Police Officers Wounded in Jerusalem CarRamming Attack, Attacker Shot Dead Israel HayomExclusive to JNS.org Two Israeli Border Police officers were lightly wounded on Wedn

Miserable because of your eye allergies If your eyes itch and are red, tearing or burning, you may have eye allergies allergic conjunctivitis, a condition that affects millions of Americans. Many peop

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon Appointed Rabbinic Head of Jerusalem College of Technology JERUSALEM Jerusalem College of Technology announced last week that Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon has been appoint

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WORLD NEWS Putin Takes Credit for Defeating Fascism George Orwell would wince at the Russian leaders gross distortions of history By James Kirchick Printed with permission of TabletMag.com Vladimir P

OPED A Push for Teaneck Transparency, Integrity and Financial Responsibility By Stephen Gruber Recently, Teaneck residents went through what we considered to be a potential calamity. The proposed 201

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WORLD NEWS Celebrating Yom Yerushalayim in the City of Gold Yerushalayim properly on the Temple Mount. While those joining Glick did not number the same as those next door at the Western Wall, nearly

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Bridging the Gap Year Hevruta Program Forges IsraeliAmerican Bonds CONTINUED FROM P. 6 The program was immediately recruiting pretty aggressively and, last September, it welcomed 25

WORLD NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 14 Marking Jerusalem Day, Netanyahu Shared Plans to Build in Jerusalem JNS.org Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said he has a clear position that the I

COMMUNITY NEWS The Annual ALS Walk Walking in Memory of Eitan Jacobi We didnt make much of it. But then there were other inEitan Jacobi could name cidents. all 44 US Presidents in order. The family s

COMMUNITY NEWS Lisa Wisotsky Declares Candidacy for Englewood Council By Banji Ganchrow Lisa Wisotsky is a wife, a mother, a physician, an Orthodox Jew and she is running for the Englewood Council at

COMMUNITY NEWS InterSchool Choral Festival Celebrates Power of Jewish Music By Bracha Schwartz Six day schools joined together for an evening of music in the sixth annual InterSchool Choral Festival,

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COMMUNITY NEWS The NORPAC Mission Making a Difference CONTINUED FROM P. 1 and Long Island. Some volunteers came from as far away as Florida. Congress generally is in agreement about Iran, so how much

COMMUNITY NEWS Leading Israeli Athletes, Artists and Innovators Join Celebrate Israel Festival New YorkWith two weeks to go until the Celebrate Israel Festival, slated to be the largest gathering to

COMMUNITY NEWS Darchei Noam Annual Dinner Honorees and Award Recipients Hundreds Blow Shofars to Protest Jewish BDS Groups Combined Sources On Monday, May 11, 2015, a rally sponsored by several Jewi

COMMUNITY NEWS World of Wings Site on Windsor Road Sold to Avalon Bay Communities By Elizabeth Kratz TeaneckAvalon Bay Communities was invited to give a presentation at the Teaneck Council meeting la

BERGEN NEWS BRIEFS Community Outpouring for the Herzfeld Family When the Herzfeld family entered the National Mobility Awareness Contest to win a handicapaccessible van, they never imagined their caus

COMMUNITY NEWS Northern New Jerseys Daniella Grodko and Jonathan Katz Among Yeshiva Universitys Valedictorians New YorkMore than 600 students from Yeshiva Universitys undergraduate schools received t

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COMMUNITY NEWS Dinner Celebrates Rabbi and Rebbetzin Neuburger for 25 Years at Congregation Beth Abraham By Elizabeth Kratz In 1990, Bergenfields Jewish landscape looked quite different than today. 2

ESSEX UNION NEWS WalkaThon Strengthens Legacy and Gavi celebrating their 10th birthdays, and Leebie, Rabbi Mordechai Pinchas Teitz had a five. Ephraim was a volunvision. In Learn Torah, Love Torah,

SUMMER 2015 SEMESTER Register at lamdeinu.org TUESDAY JUNE 1015 1130 AM Harmonizing the Wilderness Narratives Devarim Chapters 13 and Its Relationship to Sefer Bamidbar. R. Nati Helfgot, For men and

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COMMUNITY NEWS The Shabbat Valedictorian Don Greenbergs Kiddush Hashem at Binghamton By Jill Kirsch When Jewish high school juniors start compiling their college lists, one of the schools that often

Parkside Living in Jerusalem ParkEight is an inspired community of eight boutique condominium buildings located in the heart of Bakka. A green pedestrian boulevard connects the residences, creating a

COMMUNITY NEWS Teanecks Yitz and Gilla Stern, Others, to Be Honored at Kerem BYavneh Dinner The American Friends of Yeshivat Kerem BYavneh will celebrate its 45th Annual Dinner on Wednesday evening,

Mission to Washington 2015 We are grateful to the Members of Congress who received us this week to hear and discuss our issues about the safety and security of America and its greatest ally in the Mid

CHAMPIONSGATE Yeshiva Universitys Premier Leadership Conference Thursday, July 30Sunday, August 2 Hilton Orlando Join leading Yeshiva University faculty members, professional and lay leaders from ac

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS The Emerging Iran Nuclear Deal Finding Out the Facts and Impacting the Outcome By Jewish Federation Greater MetroWest With the barrage of differing opinions presented in t

Taste Shuk Machne Yehuda at Best Glatt Are you picky about the produce you serve your family So are we Thats why we have joined forces with NJ Brothers and searched the market to bring you fresh, del

ESSEX UNION NEWS BRIEFS Maayan Holds Inaugural Shabbat Services Maayan is a group of individuals and families in West Orange who have joined together to build a spiritual, halachic, inclusive and ins

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS PJ Library Goes to JCC Day Camp By JCC MetroWest West Orange, NJJCC MetroWests Early Childhood Camp and Camp Deeny Riback will be receiving 25 books from PJ Library, a pro

COMMUNITY NEWS Linden Dedicates Community Mikvah CONTINUED FROM P. 1 ed breath, waiting for the heavens to open up and fill the retaining cisterns for the mikvah. In a beautifully orchestrated dedica

COMMUNITY NEWS Migdal Ohr Gala Dinner Highlighted by Speech From Rabbi Grossman The American Friends of Migdal Ohr AFMO held its annual Gala Dinner on April 29 at the trendy IAC Headquarters in lower

COMMUNITY NEWS Jewish Family Service to Hold Wheels for Meals Fundraiser on June 14 in Rockleigh By Caryn StarrGates Jewish Family Service of Bergen and North Hudson JFS will hold its fifth annual Wh

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS JCC MetroWest Joins Kushner Bonim Program By Jill Kirsch LivingstonThe Joseph Kushner Hebrew AcademyRae Kushner Yeshiva High School is currently entering the fourth month

DVAR TORAH Shavuot Two Very Different Texts By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb Note This week marks the beginning of the seventh year of the Person in the Parsha series, which began with Parshat Bamidbar, M

DVAR TORAH Shavuot Lessons From a Standing Scroll By Rabbi Zev Goldberg Well before the concept of a safety deposit box was introduced, God told Moshe that there was one item that must be securely st

A TEENS PERSPECTIVE The Clock Keeps Ticking By Oren Oppenheim Hours pass slowly, years pass fast. I dont remember exactly what poem I heard that line in and Google wasnt being so helpful when I looke

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THE HEIMISHE HOMEMAKER Cuckoo for Coconut By Gail Hochman Coconut is a very versatile item. You can eat it plain out of the bag, you can bake with it. You can use it for Pesach, which is always great

The Etzion Foundation will be holding a Shloshim Program in Memory of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein ztl Monday , June 1, 2015 700 pm Mincha 715 pm Program The Jewish Center 131 West 86th Street, NYC A w

NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Speechless By Rabbi Mordechai and Nina Glick We all have moments in our lives that we will never forget. Through the passage of time there are so many occurrences that are mem

BUSINESS PROFILE Runway Looks Are Custom Made for the TzniusConscious Customer By Lisa Matkowsky Love runway couture but think you cant get the look to fit your lifestyle Monseys Euro Design Couture

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HUMOR Getting Nostalgic By Banji Latkin Ganchrow You never know how your life is going to turn out. Sometimes you are born into a family, and sometimes you become a part of a family that you were not

POLITICAL PONDERINGS The Vaticans Act of Blind Faith By N. Aaron Troodler, Esq. Support for a Palestinian state has been slowly building in certain segments of the international community, but the la

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APPRECIATIONS Light a Candle for Naftali, Gilad and Eyal By Yossi Baumol In just a few weeks, we will be commemorating the first yahrzeit of Naftali, GilAd and Eyal hyd. In just a few weeks Naftali a

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Introducing an ALLNEW PROGRAM for children with special needs... EXPLORE Jewish holidays and traditions familiarity with the Hebrew language BUILD October 2015 Beginnin g Hebrew letters and mas

FEATURES Torah Flora Announces Summer Botany Walks By JLNJ Staff Dr. Jon Greenberg is devoted to biblical ethnobotany. In addition to writing essays, he also presents live programs on this subject fo

EDUCATION Avoid the Summer Slide with Mathnasiums Summer Math Program Summer learning loss is a phenomenon parents and educators have long acknowledged as a significant setback to academic achievemen

FEATURES Saying Mazal Tov in Sign Language By Aviva Sherman Gathering at the entranceway to Beit Knesset Hanassi in the Rechavia neighborhood of Jerusalem, 18 deaf and profoundly hearingimpaired chil

HEALTH Can a Dentist Cure Headaches By Dr. Rachel Jacobs and Dr. Herbert Schneider experienced a migraine can tell you. A migraine can cause intense throbbing or a pulsing sensation in one area of th

EDUCATION Can We Play Digitally By Rose Burstein and Esther Mehler equipment is portrayed in a recent commercial for a specific airline. The commercial opens with a family of four who are waiting in

FOOD DINING Stay Tuned For... The Nespresso Boutique at Mocha Bleu By Elizabeth Kratz A taste of Madison Avenue is coming to Teaneck Mocha Bleu has partnered with worldwide coffee sensation Nespres

FEATURE OHEL Gears Up for OXC An Xtremely Unique Event on June 7 Nearly 200 participants from the Five Boroughs, the Five Towns and New Jersey are training hard to run, climb, jump, crawl, and muscle

FEATURE As Sephardim Embrace Genetic Testing, Dor Yeshorim Stands Ready Harav Yitzchak Yosef, Rishon LTzion of Israel, has recently announced that he urges all young Sephardim to go for genetic testi

SHAVUOT FOOD WINE The Covenant Kitchen Kosher Cookery from Californias Wine Country By Gamliel Kronemer Kosher wine aficionados are probably familiar with the name Jeff Morgan. He started what has b

SHAVUOT HUMOR Youre Asking Me Shavuot Edition By Mordechai Schmutter Welcome back to Youre Asking Me where we attempt to answer questions sent in by people who fortunately have fake names, so they wo

WITH HUNDREDS OF LIVE SHIURIM AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME TO JOIN DAF HAYOMI BHALACHA SHIURIM LOCATIONS ATLANTA EDISON The Daf HaYomi BHalacha program consists of learning a daily am

SCHOOLS A Wonderful Week of Trips at BPY The week of May 11 was one in which BPY students in several grades were able to see how their inschool learning is evident in the world, and for them to have

SCHOOLS YUHS Dinner a Smashing Success Last Tuesday night, May 12, Yeshiva University High Schools held their annual dinner at Marina del Rey in Bronx, New York. This years honorees included Rabbi St

SCHOOLS This past Wednesday, more than two dozen TABC students, together with Ms. Hoenig, Rabbi Wiener and Rabbi Jachter, traveled to Washington to join the NORPAC mission. The TABC students were amo

SCHOOLS As part of the transition to the junior high of Bruriah, seventh and eighth grade girls hosted the sixth graders. The Candylandthemed program featured a tour of Bruriah, a scrumptious lunch,

SPORTS Seventh Annual Martin Weiselberg Memorial Junior High Hockey Tournament On June 14, Yeshiva Har Torah in Bellerose, NY, will host the 2015 Martin Weiselberg Memorial Junior High Hockey Tournam

SPORTS Cougar Hockey Advances to Semis CONTINUED FROM P. 73 many of the Maayanot players ran over to dance hand in hand with the Frisch team. It was a unique moment that one would not expect to see b

SPORTS Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Josh Degen The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize Josh Degen as this weeks Sportstar of the Week. The 18catcher and leadoff

REAL ESTATE Transforming Your Basement Into a Fun and Functional Space By Shoshana Halpert Do you have a finished basement that still does not get used Do you try and get your kids of all ages to go

REAL ESTATE Ask The Realtor By Nicole Idler I am thinking of buying a home. What should be my first steps The first thing is to be qualified by a mortgage broker to determine what you can really affo

REAL ESTATE How to Value Your Home By Martha Malkie Aaron This is the most frequently asked question when meeting with prospective clients who are thinking about selling their home. There is no one s

REAL ESTATE The Kid on the Block Marc Stein Brings His Youthful Ideas to the Real Estate Business CONTINUED FROM P. 1 cause he wanted to learn about the food and restaurant business. It was when h

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GEMACHS THE RINAT CHAIM GEMACH Lends new and used medical equipment. Donations of wheelchairs and knee scooters would be appreciated. Items in good condition to those in need, for shortterm or longter

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR SHABBAT MAY 23 Rabbi Menachem Leibtag Congregation Beth Aaron, 950 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck. Rabbi Leibtag will be speaking following the Hashkama minyan on The Meaning of the Word

COMMUNITY NEWS Linden Dedicates Community Mikvah CONTINUED FROM P. 40 He emphasized that those who contribute in any way to make such an essential mitzvah possible for others will have an ongoing and

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