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Linking Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Passaic Union Counties Issue 136 JEWISH LINK OF NEW JERSEY By Jenny Gans TeaneckBostonGrowing up with popular local obstetricians as his father and sister, Josh Me

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COMMUNITY NEWS NORPAC Issues Action Alert on NJ AntiBDS Legislation BDS advocates have been clamoring for ever greater sanctions against Israel, and the movement is now going after state leaders, suc

EDITORIAL Celebrating Our Graduates We at The Jewish Link are proud of so many things about our community. We wouldnt work here if we werent interested in championing our community institutions, if w

OPED Helping Our Children Have the Bestand SafestSummer Ever By Rabbi Michael Bleicher, LSW Children greeted the official start of summer with open arms earlier this week, excited for the funfilled s

COMMENTARY Alone in the Crowd By Beth S. Taubes At some point in our lives we have all had the experience of feeling lonely. It may even have happened at a happy occasion, like a friends party or a w

Yoni Benedek Touro MSW, 16 Current Clinical Fieldwork Long Island Jewish Medical Center Emergency Department Chana Lazar Touro MSW, 12 Director, Clinical Training Initiatives, Child Family Clinician

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COMMUNITY NEWS Family, Friends Mourn Gary Turkels Untimely Passing By JLNJ Staff After almost five days of searching by the Rockaway Nassau Shomrim RNSP, U.S. Coast Guard and others, as well as a soc

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COMMUNITY NEWS Chidon Adult NORPAC Hosts Senator Kelly Competitors Ayotte RNH in Teaneck Duke It Out By Pearl Markovitz The tension within the picturesque main sanctuary of the West Side Institutiona

COMMUNITY NEWS OHEL Runs Second Annual OXC Event at Camp Kaylie Neither drizzle, nor chill could stop over 300 men, women and children of all abilities from participating in the Second Annual OHEL Xt

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COMMUNITY NEWS Englewoods Yeshiva Ohr Simcha Celebrates Hachnasat Sefer Torah By Bracha Schwartz Englewood The truck carrying a singer and musician belting out Jewish songs began to slowly wend its w

COMMUNITY NEWS David Shatz Named Stanton Professor at Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel of Yeshiva University has named David Shatz the Ronald P. Stanton University Professor in Philosophy

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COMMUNITY NEWS Yoni Benedek, Touro Social Work Graduate, Wins Top Professional Awards New YorkJonathan Yoni Benedek, MSW, who graduated from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work GSSW on J

COMMUNITY NEWS YU Online Course Teaches Rabbis How to Navigate EndofLife Crises Yeshiva Universitys Center for the Jewish Future and affiliate Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary RIETS announce

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ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Daughters of Israel Dedicates Bollag Welcome Center The 109th Annual Meeting of Daughters of Israel took place on Tuesday evening, June 14. Chaired by Board Member Carol S

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SEPHARDIC CORNER A Service Dog in Shul At Shaarei Orah This Past Shabbat By Rabbi Haim Jachter As surprising as it sounds, there was a service dog inside the sanctuary of Congregation Shaarei Orah, t

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A TEENS PERSPECTIVE Farewell, Ramaz Graduation at Last By Oren Oppenheim I still remember the first day of my four years at Ramaz Upper School, which was Freshman Orientation. That day was the first

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PARENTING More Than Just the Title Dad A fathers role in child raising is not only crucial for child development but is also transformative for men themselves. By Raizel Druxman In a world where fami

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NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Otisville Will Have to Expand By Rabbi Mordechai and Nina Glick We had never heard of Otisville until we moved here. We knew that there were specific prisons where frum people

IMMIGRATION LAW Egyptian Asylum Seekers By Michael J. Wildes The celebration in Cairos Tahrir Square, a capstone to a revolution by the people of Egypt that saw the removal of Mubarak and inspired th

PROFILE Dr. Howard Goldschmidt Shares His Talents at Shaare Zedek Hospital By Pearl Markovitz Kibbutz Galiyot ingathering of the exiles, one of the cornerstones of the return to Zion in the modern St

ADVOCACY Why Jews Should Celebrate Juneteenth By Michael D. Cohen On an intellectual level we understand that as less than two percent of Americans and as a shrinking proportional population in the l

ADVOCACY Couple Looks to Create World Market for West Bank Products By Phil Jacobs The way Elisheva and Gedaliah Blum see it, an existential war has been declared on some 2,500 small, mostly Jewishow

MENTAL HEALTH When the Disorder Walks Into the Room Before I Do By Temimah Zucker, LMSW What exactly do you do Im an eating disorder therapist. Oh, wow. What made you choose that field Well Ive want

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SCHOOLS Yeshivat Netivot Students Offer Model Lessons By Zita Weinstein It was a sunny Lag BOmer day as parents and grandparents of Yeshivat Netivot students filed into the school building in East Br

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SPORTS Frisch Cougars Varsity Softball Wins FirstEver Championship By Rabbi Jonathan Schachter The Frisch boys varsity softball team completed an undefeated season by defeating YDE Yeshivat Derech Er

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