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THE PURIM LINK SATIRE STARTS ON 37 Linking Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Passaic Union Counties Issue 124 JEWISH LINK Chag Purim Sameach 172 West Englewood Ave. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Order onLine at

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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS Donald Trump Unveils ThreePronged Iran Strategy, Humors AIPAC Crowd Jacob In a muchanticipated speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee AIPAC conference o


WORLD NEWSBRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 4 Trump vowed to use American veto power in the United Nations to shut down an internationally imposed settlement for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict. Deals are ma

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EDITORIAL Candidates Do Not Exist in an AIPAC Vacuum The presidential candidates were on their game and said the right words. But though we may wish them to, candidates dont exist in an AIPAC vacuum,

OPED PostAIPAC Policy Conference Who Would Best Lead Us By Phil Jacobs So am I going to be a bad person if I tell you something you dont necessarily want to hear Coming from socialist summer camps an

EDITORS NOTEBOOK Why I Make Project Ezrah Part of My Purim Day CONTINUED FROM P. 8 My sisters and I dont pick a theme for our mishloach manot, because our mom never did and still doesnt. The theme is

PLEASE JOIN Teaneck Councilman and Former Mayor Mohammed Hameeduddin Teaneck Councilman Mark Schwartz FOR A COMMUNITY COUNCIL CAMPAIGN KICKOFF Sunday, April 3, 2016 47pm Teaneck Moose Lodge 201 West E

WORLDISRAEL NEWS Three Israeli Tourists Killed in Istanbul Suicide Bombing By Israel Hayom Staff reprinted with permission of JNS Three Israeli tourists, among them two dual IsraeliAmerican citizens,

WORLDISRAEL NEWS Israel, South Africa to Strengthen Ties in Agriculture, Science and Technology By Staff Israel and South Africa have reached an agreement to improve diplomatic ties and

WORLDISRAEL NEWS 20th An iversa y Sdero Din Gal Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 5 Nissan 5776 at 6 PM Terrace on the Park Flushing, NY New Generation of UltraOrthodox Jews Moves to Integrate The ultraO

WORLD NEWSBRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 6 We will never allow Israels adversaries to think a wedge can be driven between us, she said, explaining that when the U.S. and Israel have differences, she would

WORLD NEWS JWRP and Israels Ministry of Diaspora Affairs Announce Historic 12.5M Pact The Jewish Womens Renaissance Project JWRP and Israels Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, headed by Minister Naftali B

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WORLDISRAEL NEWS CONTINUED FROM P. 15 Kasich has called for the suspension of U.S. participation in the deal due to Irans recent ballistic missile test, which he called a violation of the spirit of

COMMUNITY NEWS Congregation Beth Aaron to Hold WineTasting Event The Mens Club of Congregation Beth Aaron is once again selling wine for Pesach. This year, they are partnering with Yehoshua Werth and

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COMMUNITY NEWS Yeshivat Noam Shares the Love at 14th Annual Dinner Over 680 guests gathered together to celebrate at Yeshivat Noams 14th Annual Dinner at Congregation Keter Torah to honor Tammi and B

COMMUNITY NEWS The Shefa School A Bus and a Building High School will be like for him. But, for now, he is exactly where he needs to be. I It must be that time of year, as recent wish he could have s

COMMUNITY NEWS New Jersey Represents at the 2016 AIPAC Policy Conference RKYHS student delegation to AIPAC, with advisor Rabbi Richard Kirsch. On the first day of the AIPAC, members of Bnai Yeshuru

COMMUNITY NEWS OnlySimchasBoys to Gather Tefillin for Bnai Mitzvah Project In March, they put on tefillin for the first time at the Kotel, Twin brothers Yoni and realized that not and Ilan Katz grew

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COMMUNITY NEWS Maayanot Drama Club Presents My Aunts Son Vinny By Shoshana Dimbert, Maayanot Class of 17 The Maayanot drama club, in conjunction with Black Box Studios, is preparing to perform My Aun

COMMUNITY NEWS Jewish Course of Why Participants Celebrate Kollel Chatzos Graduation at Lubavitch on the Palisades Prepares for Purim, Announces A Week of Yeshuos At Kollel Chatzos International, nea

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PURIM CHESED Purim at Colel Chabad Just Another Day of Chesed and Mitzvot eating a festive meal together with family and friends. The overall theme of our JerusalemThis modernday Purim celebration tr

PURIM HISTORY The Real Purim Gelt By Rabbi Binyamin Yablok On most holidays, children make do with candies and nuts, but on Purim and Chanukah they can look forward to actual gelt, whether as gifts o

COMMUNITY NEWS ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS High School JEC Advocates for Increased Security for NonPublic School Children Students Invited to 2016 Career and Education Expo The management team of Te

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Jewish National Fund Annual Community Breakfast Featuring WSJs Bret Stephens By Marina Brodetsky Jewish National Funds JNF annual Community Breakfast will take place on Ma

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS 16th Annual NJ Jewish Film Festival to Begin at JCC MetroWest on Saturday Night By JLNJ Staff The JCC MetroWests 16th annual New Jersey Jewish Film Festival will run this

MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY NEWS Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County Seeks Volunteers JFS of Middlesex county is currently seeking volunteers for the following tasks 7. Serve as a docent for the MakeA

Linking All of NJ North of Lakewood but not likely to get down to Cherry Hill...maybe the Jersey Shore..maybe not. Issue 124 PURIM LINK A Freilichen Purim OF NEW JERSEY March 24, 2016 14 Adar II,

Purim Satire THE MAGGOT OF BERGENFIELD The Vashti Monologues By Larry Stiefel Megillat Esther Chapter 1 I once heard someone say, Uneasy is the head that wears a crown. Personally, Ill be happy if I

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Purim Satire An Interview With Rabbi Samuel Bogomilsky of Maplewood By Sharon Mark Cohen Interviewer Rabbi B., you have lived in the community many years now. Just when did you come to live in Maplew

Purim Satire Teanecks Newest Kosher Restaurant Will Take Your Breath Away CONTINUED FROM P. 37 During the 18hour flight back from Seoul, Averman says I decided I was going to open a kosher oxygen bar

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Purim Satire Purim Soared Early Into Livingston Councilmembers Seal Deal on Turkey Migrants CONTINUED FROM P. 37 A 50pound Tom turkey was blocking one of the entrances to Congregation Keter Torah a


Purim Satire The Real Husbands Come to Teaneck By Banji Latkin Ganchrow The other day I was at Filler Up Wines discussing my Passover wine order with Leo. Aside from being one of the nicest guys arou

Purim Satire A Purim Lament In Search of PoppySeed Hamantashen By Joseph Rotenberg Its been going on for years in Teaneck a dastardly conspiracy to prevent me from consuming at least one large pastry

Purim Satire Editors Update on the Jewish Link Schools Coverage CONTINUED FROM P. 37 news from the newspaper, along with any extraneous news from our local shuls or community institutions, in order t

NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD We Shopped and We Shopped and We Ate By Nina Glick Although I had expected many more people to sign up for the Jewish Link Shop Til You Drop Trip due to the fact that it was

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A TEENS PERSPECTIVE Oren Oppenheim Goes to Washington By Oren Oppenheim During the AIPAC American Israel Public Affairs Committee 2016 Policy Conference, there was an area called the AIPAC Village, a

EDUCATION E.A.T.S. The Common Functions of Behavior By Etti Parnes As a behavior consultant, I get the opportunity to observe a wide variety of behaviors, both appropriate and inappropriate. The beha

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NEWS FROM ISRAEL Tech Talk Yazam Balev reprinted with permission from The Jerusalem Center of Technology JCTMachon Lev held a special event to introduce the community to Yazam Balev, an

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FOOD WINE LINK KOSHER DINNER LADY A New Dinner From Shabbat Leftovers By Rachel Berger So its a Monday night, and I really shouldnt have to cook because there is leftover sliced corned beef, brown r

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SCHOOLS Maayanot Infuses Color War With Meaning To Maayanot students, color war is an exciting twoday break from formal classes to Maayanots student activities directors, color war presents an exciti

SCHOOLS Authors Visit Yeshivat Noam to Celebrate World Read AloudDay Yeshivat Noam families came out to by the Yeshivat Noam Parent Association. Barnes and Noble in a celebration of litCoordinated by

SCHOOLS LPS Fifth and Sixth Graders MTA Dominates Bronka Visit the Met Museum of Art Weintraub Bekius Program By Eliya Eini, Fifth Grade Student On March 8 we went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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SCHOOLS RKYHS Sports Management Club Joins NYU Conference RPRY Students Engage in Holocaust Oral History Project RPRY eighth graders are participating in a unique and memorable program called Names

SPORTS Lady Cougars Win JV Girls Basketball Championship Rabbi Tzvi Pittinsky The Frisch girls junior varsity basketball Cougars had an amazing win against the Yeshivah of Flatbush Falcons for the ch

SPORTS Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Eytan Suss The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 13yearold Eytan Suss as this weeks Sportstar of the Week. On Sunday, Marc

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