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NEWS BRIEFS Will the Knesset Recognize the Armenian Genocide in 2015 PanARMENIAN.NetSeveral Armenian media outlets have reported that its possible for Knesset to recognize the Armenian Genocide in 201

NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 8 thored On Heaven and Earth with him, thinks the pontiff may open up the Vaticans sealed archives from World War II. The archive details the churchs activities during

NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 9 ical ruse to make up for the expulsion of Jews. He said the Jewish world cannot and should not forgive Spain for the expulsion and Inquisition. He asked, Do we reall

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NEWS Meeting Jewish Group, Pope Asks for Prayers By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service httpwww.catholicnews.comdata storiescns1400640.htm must find ways to work together to construct a more just and

NEWS YU Bonds Downgraded by Moodys combined services M oodys, the bond rating agency, has downgraded Yeshiva Universitys debt to junk, and says it may drop the grade even further. The downgrade too

NEWS First U.S. Holocaust Survivor Envoy Takes Office By Debra RubinJNS.Org W ashingtonAviva Sufian was just eight years old when her mother took her to an American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Su

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NEWS Dot Kosher Dispute CONTINUED FROM P. 1 tifying arm of Chabad Lubavitch, but the agency and its subsidiaries are in fact privately held by the Levy family, who happen to be Lubavitcher Hasidim.

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NEWS Texas Longhorn Cows to Make Aliyah By Judy Yazersky T he NegevIf Robin Rosenblatt M.Sc. Animal Science has his way, Texas Longhorns will make aliyah to improve the quality of Israeli cattle he

NEWS Coach Halpert No Longer Coaching at YU By Anne Phyllis Pinzow D r. Jonathan Halperts newly released book, Are You Still Coaching, has recently taken on a new meaning since his 42 years of serv

NEWS Rav Schachter Delivers Tshuva on Women and Tefillin Debate CONTINUED FROM P. 1 en to put on tefillin as part of their daily tefillah. He admonished those who would make a unilateral halachic d

NEWS Birthright Changes Rules and Many More Now Eligible By Tamar Herman T aglitBirthright Israel recently loosened restrictions on eligibility, and is opening the program to anybody who went on an

NEWS Early Childhood Education Fair, Sunday, February 23 at Frisch By Bracha Schwartz P See something happening near your home Know of an event coming up in your community Tweet it to jlinkbc aram

MUNICIPAL CORNER Real Estate Taxes Looking At Both Sides of the Budget Coin By Yitz Stern ts that time of year again when local governments around Bergen County are reviewing their 2014 municipal bud

LOCAL NEWS An Israeli Supreme Visits Rinat By Joseph C. Kaplan N eal Hendel has journeyed from the Yeshiva of Flatbush to NYU to studying Talmud with the Rav to a Hofstra J.D. degree to picking str

LOCAL NEWS BridgeGate Investigations Continue CONTINUED FROM P. 1 mittees were combined into a single joint bipartisan committee, with the same mandate and the same powers as its predecessor commit

LOCAL NEWS Teaneck Students Take Top Honors at Super Torah Bowl By Elizabeth Kratz M anhattanTouchdown for Teaneck Liat Clark, an 11th grader at Mayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, and DJ Wartel

OPED A Common Sense Solution to the Agunah Crisis By Ari Weisbrot here are many reasons to believe in the divine nature of the Torah. But in the face of recent headlines, one undeniable truth stands

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DIVREI TORAH Parshat Vayakhel Culture, CounterCulture, and Creativity By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb t was quite a few years ago that I spent almost every Sunday afternoon in one of the great museums of

DIVREI TORAH Mystery and Magic By David S. Zinberg ewish biblical exegesis operates on multiple levels. Rashi, who nearly a millennium later remains the most influential exegete, employed two methods

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NEWS ANALYSIS Bibis Final Status Map Leaves Little Room for Palestine By Geoffrey Aronson, Al Monitor T he conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is about the mapwho gets what and how much of h

DIVREI TORAH Vayakhel Offerings from the Heart By Larry Stiefel abbi Chezky Markovitz knew that second grade was not where he was meant to be. True, he had just finished his semichah program and had

ANALYSIS Why So Much Anarchy By Robert D. Kaplan With permission from Stratfor.com T wenty years ago, in February 1994, I published a lengthy cover story in The Atlantic Monthly, The Coming Anarch

MEACHOREI HAPARGOD Endogamy and You A Primer By Robert Katz o you practice endogamy Are you and your spouse endogamous Dont worry, because before reading another local Jewish publication, I had no id

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EVENTS Confronting Disabilitys Stereotypes Kiruv Group Chesed Helped Willig Levy Survive By Bracha Schwartz T eaneckPeople with disabilities are not patients, children, or brave souls, Chava Willig

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EVENTS RIETS Celebrates Largest Class of Ordained Rabbis on March 23 New YorkRabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary RIETS and the Yeshiva University community will celebrate the ordination of its

EVENTS Weekend Retreat for Orthodox Parents of LGBT O rthodox and traditionally Jewish parents and adult relatives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT children will gather to build a co

EVENTS Ben Porat Yosef Celebrates First Graduates at Annual Dinner 311 By Lori Silberman Brauner P aramusYeshiva Ben Porat Yosef in Paramus will hold its 12th annual dinner on Tuesday, March 11, at

IN GOOD TASTE Succulent Chicken and a Zesty Rouille By Lisa Reitman Dobi I recently had the opportunity to visit friends in Panama, a welcome escape during this exceptionally cold and snowy winter.

CHESED This Purim, Send Help, Not Junk Food By JLBC Staff W hile Purim is our most joyful of holidays, mishloach manos are sometimes blamed for bringing unneeded clutter and excess junk food into t

HEALTH AND FITNESS Eating Disorder Awareness Week By Temimah Zucker ach year, the final week in February is designated as Eating Disorder Awareness Week as promoted by the National Eating Disorder As

HEALTH AND FITNESS How Much Should I Exercise By Chemmie Sokolic F or some people, asking how much should I exercise is the wrong question. In some cases, should I exercise at all or what exercise

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HEALTH AND FITNESS The Secret Life of Pelvic Pain By Rivki Chudnoff, PT,MSPT P elvic pain is no secret to the millions of women who struggle with it on a daily basis. Though the rates of its preval

PARENTING A Proud Father By Rabbi Mark Staum hose of you that have read my articles know that I mainly write about children and parenting. Having focused on many different topics, I wanted to focus t

SPECIAL NEEDS What I Learned at Shabbat Dinner I dropped down in my chair and asked my wife, How come this works so much better on yom tov when we have 20 people for dinner She answered me with one w

SPECIAL NEEDS YachadYavneh Shabbaton at Ahavat Achim By Larry Bernstein achad means unity. And so does the Yachad organization, whose mission it is to promote inclusion for children and adults with s

RELATIONSHIPS Psychological Insights from the Torah On Building Relationships By Renee Nussbaum s a mental health professional, I often find myself helping couples, family members, and individuals he

RELATIONSHIPS Marriage Flight By Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Glick magine you are sitting comfortably on a jet that just took off. You were upgraded to business class because of a problem on your last flight

PROFILES Rebecca Teplow A Voice Worth Hearing at the JCC By Anne Phyllis Pinzow T eaneckRebecca Teplow, 49, wife and mother of three children, is a singer, composer, performer, and former student o

PROFILES Rabbi Ethan Katz Named Regional Director of New Jersey NCSY CONTINUED FROM P. 1 Director of New Jersey NCSY developed a reputation as the chesed rabbi who has led or dispatched groups on 2

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HISTORY On This Date in 1881 By Larry Domnitch O ne hundred and thirty three years ago, on March 1, 1881, an assassination of a Russian Czar had a most profound impact upon Russia and the Jewish pe

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LOCAL NEWS Not Your Moms Movie Night Rinat Tackles Important, Sensitive Issues CONTINUED FROM P. 37 community. Rabbi Adler concurred and added that these were heightened for a rabbis or other leade

THE ARTS Photographs of Jewish Europe at Riverdale YMYWHA By Jeff Klapper R iverdaleIf a picture is worth a thousand words, then Lissa Marums exhibition of photos of European synagogues speaks volu

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SCHOOLS Moriah in the Pink Yehuda Katz at Moriah Yehuda Katz, Jewish musician and founder of Reva LSheva, spent a recent Friday at The Moriah School. Between concerts, classes on spirituality and a

SCHOOLS Mechinat YeudHow a New Approach Gained Traction By Josh Ettinger E ach year, thousands of Jewish high school graduates, many with day school and yeshiva educations, travel to Israel for a y

SCHOOLS Book Day at Maayanot By Pam Ennis O n Wednesday, February 12th, Maayanot hosted its second annual Book Day, an event where all Maayanot students and faculty read the same book and then part

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SPORTS TABC Varsity Hockey Report By Yosef Naor 14 The Undefeated RYNJ Jaguars Looking Forward to the Playoffs O n Thursday, February 6th, the TABC Varsity Storm went into Frisch to take on the Co

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT Israel is Chosen for International Rollout of Baggage Replacement Service T Robins Nest Online For the Little Jewish Person in Your Life JLBC Staff fter teaching music and moveme

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