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TEANECK RESIDENTS VOTE THIS TUESDAY Linking Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Passaic Union Counties Issue 129 JEWISH LINK OF NEW JERSEY By Elizabeth Kratz TeaneckLizette Parker, 44, was heralded by all who

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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS Israel to Open Office at NATO Headquarters Israel HayomExclusive to JNS.org Israel on Tuesday night took another important step toward becoming a member of the North Atlantic Treaty A

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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 4 Israel will continue to enforce its longstanding policy Muslims pray on the Temple Mount nonMuslims visit the Temple Mount, Netanyahu has said. Israeli officials

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EDITORIAL Remembering These Days So many of us have been in Israel when a single, somber droning sound fills the air. People in cars, hurrying to destinations, pull their cars over, get out and stand

OPED Remembering to Fight AntiSemitism With Passion By Michael Cohen Almost six months ago I left my position at a major privatesector firm to join the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Having previously spen

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COMMUNITY NEWS Yeshivat Noams Nitzanei Noam to Open in September Yeshivat Noam is pleased to announce the opening of its nursery school, Nitzanei Noam. This exciting new preschool program, located at

COMMUNITY NEWS Naomi Knoller and Irene Stein to Be Honored at TABC Scholarship Breakfast Torah Academy of Bergen County TABC will hold its Annual Scholarship Breakfast on Sunday, May 22. Honorees thi

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COMMUNITY NEWS RIETS Gala Evening to Honor Cantor Bernard Beer With Lifetime Achievement Award New YorkRabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary RIETS, an affiliate of Yeshiva University, will host i

COMMUNITY NEWS Rabbi Dr. Kanarfogel Appointed to UNESCO Advisory Board New YorkProfessor Ephraim Kanarfogel, the E. Billi Ivry University Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Law at Yeshiva Un

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BERGEN NEWSBRIEFS Hebrew Free Burial Association Inaugurates Annual Breakfast HFBA Bergen County Community Breakfast, an inaugural event to benefit Hebrew Free Burial Association will be held on Sunda

COMMUNITY NEWS Teaneck Council Honors Legacy of Beloved Mayor Lizette Parker CONTINUED FROM P. 1 One theme of Parkers leadership was that she was a uniter in a community that has, at times, been bese

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COMMUNITY NEWS Robert Kraft to Deliver Keynote Address at Yeshiva Universitys 85th Commencement Ceremony Robert Kraft, founder, chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group and owner of the New England Patrio

COMMUNITY NEWS YUConnects Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of UK, Celebrates Its to Receive Touro College Honorary Degree 250th Match By Marjorie Glatt As we celebrated Pesach with thoughts of split

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Local Shuls Celebrate Israel at 68 rael has become, for too many nonOrthodox synagogues, a politicized and controOn Wednesday, May 11, the Orthodox versial topic that is b

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ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Joseph Kushner Hebrew AcademyRae Kushner Yeshiva High School to Celebrate 68th Annual Dinner The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School takes great

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DVAR TORAH Pesach Is OverWhat Now The Omer Controversy By Martin Polack Rav Joseph Soloveitchik, ztl once delivered a marvelous shiur regarding the great controversy between the Pharisees and the Sad

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SEPHARDIC CORNER Thanking Hashem on Yom HaatzmautA Must By Rabbi Haim Jachter The Haggadah, most appropriately, moves us to thank Hashem on Yom Haatzmaut. Every commentator to the Haggadah finds the

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