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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS Israel Will Retaliate to Any Provocation, Defense Chief Says After Terror Tunnel Discovery Israel is not interested in another conflict in the Gaza Strip, but it will not tole

WORLD NEWSBRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 4 announced Tuesday. The units officers will protect visitors to the Temple Mount and will have the most advanced intelligence and technological resources in existe

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The Balfour Declaration Did the British Promise Palestine to the Jews and Arabs By Alex Grobman, PhD On November 2, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. Sent by British Fore

COMMENTARY Dr. Adina Shmidman to Lead OUs Dept. of Womens Initiatives By Elizabeth Kratz Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman, of the Lower Merion Synagogue in the Philadelphia suburbs, has been named foundi

COMMENTARY What Israeli Orthodoxy Has Learned About Womens Leadership By Leah Aharoni On a recent trip to the US from Israel, I ran into a problem. The house my family was renting was situated just h

NATIONAL NEWS Dr. Adina Shmidman CONTINUED FROM P. 9 varied communities under the OUs umbrella. She indicated the value she places on the OU and the honor she feels to be entrusted to guide the initi

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COMMUNITY NEWS RiverdaleBased Chamber Music Series Opens Ninth Season By JLBWC Staff Intimate Voices, a Riverdalebased chamber music series featuring worldclass musicians, will present the first conc

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A Place to Call My Own By Rabbi David Walk Vayera 5778 Its rather ironic that in many shuls people use the concept of makom kavua, a set place for davening, as an excuse for being rude to guests. The

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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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EYE ON POLITICS Newcomer Judah Powers CONTINUED FROM P. 1 at the Riverdale Jewish Center. Working towards a future in the political arena, Powers is running for a city council seat in the upcoming el

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Solving the Medicare Puzzle Finding the Medicare Coverage That Suits You By Robert Remin If you are turning 65, or are already a member of the Medicareeligible market, youve more than likely spent a n

Changing Genes By Rabbi Gideon Weitzman Genetics is a popular topic and one that always raises great interest. What genetic testing can be done and what is not halachically permitted What are the rami

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SAR High School Holds Annual Open House SCHOOLS On Sunday morning, October 22, SAR High School held its annual Open House recruitment event for prospective ninth grade students and their parents. A

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SPORTS SAR HS JV Boys Hockey Team Wins Big in Season Opener By Boaz Kahn and Ranan Waxman HS 21 The SAR High School JV boys hockey team had their first game on Thursday night, October 26 against HANC

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