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THE JEWISH LINK Connecting the Bergen Jewish Community Vol. 1 No. 5 May 17, 2013 8 Sivan, 5773 Distributed every other week YU High Schools Dinner Wed. May 22. Honoring Louis

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NEWS Claims Conference Convictions CONTINUED FROM P. 1 for September 10. Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York who specializes in white collar crime, announced

NEWS Rosh Chodesh Riot at the Kotel from combined services erusalemViolence at the Kotel by a few dozen Haredi men drew attention from a massive, polite protest on Rosh Chodesh Sivan, May 10th that b

NEWS BRIEFS Dershowitz Booed at JPost Confab N ew YorkBlogging on Huffington Post about the Jerusalem Post conference he attended in New York recently, Harvard professor and proIsrael defense attorn

NEWS BRIEFS Iran, Egypt, Other Muslim Countries Top Violators of Religious Freedom Iran, Egypt and several other Muslim nations are among the worlds top violators of religious freedom, particu

NEWS Aliyah Buzz Ancient Dreams and Modern Means By Sara Miriam Gross The London Committee for the Purity of the Camp H ave you ever entered a contest to win cash, a camera or maybe just dinner fo

KneeJerk Reactions Dangerous for Israel CONTINUED FROM P. 1 When we look at these complex issues in a simplistic way, it leads to illadvised judgments and poor policy. We have to think things throug

Tightening the Bond NORPAC Meets Congress CONTINUED FROM P. 1 eral senators and Congress people who support the America Israel relationship. Support for the Iron Domes defense system, strengthening

COMMUNITY NEWS RYNJ Chidon Champ Makes Her Competition Her Cause Bat Mitzvah Project Strives to Help Babian Family in Israel Special to JLBC T eaneckTehila Kornwasser, a 6th grade student at RYNJ f

NEWS Care One CEO and Daughter Raise 1M for Care One Sandy Vics By Bracha Schwartz T he Chairman and CEO of Care One, LLC, Daniel Strausand his daughter Elizabethraised more than 1 million to give

COMMUNITY NEWS Emunah Hosts Cooking Demo with Chef Zissie By Dena Kinderlehrer D id you know that the best way to get the most juice out of a lime is to stick it in the microwave for 45 seconds Thi

COMMUNITY NEWS Yeshiva University Rabbinic Panel Visits Calvary Hospital N ew YorkCalvary Hospital recently hosted a visit by four Roshei Yeshiva who have extensive experience with endoflife halakh

EDITORIALS Its Not So Simple Diogenes, Hoenlein and The Truth t least five times a day, in the Shma, a Jew prays about truth. Diogenes spent his life looking for an honest man. And in all the chatte

POLITICAL PONDERINGS The Annual March Up Fifth Avenue By N. Aaron Troodler, Esq. s Jews, we have an innate love of Israel. We relish the opportunity to visit the Holy Land and we regularly monitor th

OPED Three Graves In Jerusalem, Three Lives Linked By Histor y By Rafael L eading up to Jerusalem Day this year, leaders of four U.S. Orthodox organizations in March sent a letter to

DIVREI TORAH Uniformity and Uniqueness Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb Executive Vice President Emeritus of the Orthodox Union ne of the interesting paradoxes of human life is our tendency to copy one anot

DIVREI TORAH Have Patience by Yair Daar B ad teeth are a curse. Trust me on that I am the proud owner of more than 30 fillings. However, there is a very important lesson we can learn from bad teeth

Thats Cold CONTINUED FROM P. 20 a much more enjoyable temperature. In fact, before air conditioning, people used to put a bucket of ice in front of a fan to let the ice cool down the air around it.

FIRST PERSON WJC Meets Amid Unrest in Budapest By Jeffrey S. Wiesenfeld B udapestI participated in the recent World Jewish Congress quadrennial plenary, where the pressing issues of World Jewry we

FOOD Chicken for Shabbos The charity that feeds and clothes families of Agunos, Grushos Melamdim and their thousands of children at zero overhead COMPLETELY ALONE There a

NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Exceptional By Nina Glick T here is an amazing bistrorestaurantbakery in Montreal called Exception. The dairy food selection is great, but most outstanding are the desserts.

FEATURES Thank You, Stanley Fischer By Gedaliah Borvick tanley Fischer recently announced that he will be stepping down from his position as the governor of the Bank of Israel akin to being the chair

FIRST PERSON How the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Changed My Life By Michael Berenbaum Reprinted With Permission From The La Jewish Journal Niusia Gordons false papers her par

ANALYSIS For American Foreign Policy, No Good Options By Robert D. Kaplan Chief Geopolitical Analyst This article is republished with permission of STRATFOR. O ne feels sympathy for U.S. President

For American Foreign Policy, No Good Options CONTINUED FROM P. 27 The answer may be exactly what Obama is doing now in Syria modestly assisting some of the rebel groups, but essentially avoiding the

JEWISH HISTORY The Wartime Activities of R. Barukh Rabinowicz By Akiva Weisinger ecently, I came across a startling paragraph in Yeshayahu Jelineks The Carpathian Diaspora The Jews of Subcarpathian R

FOOD Eating Right When Money is Tight IE News Service ll too often people attempting to tighten their belts in tough economic times discover that theres a little more around the middle than there use

PARENTING The Working Mom by Banji Ganchrow s we have just passed the holiday of Mothers day, when kids make their moms adorable cards and creative gifts in school and their dads desperately try to m

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MEACHOREI HAPARGOD The Burden and The Privilege By Robert Katz y father of blessed memory paved airport roads for the Nazis, so that their Luftwaffe planes could land and take off with ease in Hungar

PARENTING To Crawl or Not to Crawl By Alyssa Colton and Aviva Lipner arents, educators and physicians are concerned that more and more children seem to be requiring therapy than ever. While it may be

PARENTING Decisions, Decisions, Decisions Nancy Silberman Zwiebach rivate practice or corporation Law or medicine Harvard or Yale Cheerios or Corn Flakes Cheerios or Cornflakes What are you talking a

The Activities of R. Barukh CONTINUED FROM P. 29 noblewoman was affected by my speech. She looked at me and said, Come tomorrow. Soon after, with the help of Countess Szapary, the decision was made

HEALTH The Three Pillars of Eating Disorder Prevention By Temimah Zucker y the time most people learn the truth about eating disorders, it is oftentimes too late. Those who seek out knowledge on eati

HEIMISHE HOUSEHOLD Cleaning the Economical Way By Gail Hochmann e tend to spend hundreds of dollars each year on different types of cleaners that we use in our home. Whether for laundry, clothing, je

HOME PET CARE THIS SUMMER NewsUSA While the seasons warmer weather offers great opportunity for games of fetch with Fido, it also brings increased risk from exposure to pests, particularly ticks, fl

LOCAL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT Lillian Lee Do Wonders Doing Miracles By Sarah Abenaim F or over 25 years, Lillian Lee has been invested in making women feel better about themselves. An expert in allthin

COMMUNITY Not Just Another Singles Event Bergen Connections By Irit Sandler T eaneckDo you have a single friend who has been set up countless times just to be disappointed or disheartened Perhaps y

TECHNOLOGY from pricey setups involving multiple hardware devices. So he built an intelligent solution from scratch that contradicts any known algorithm out there, says Krispil. Once we delved into th

TRAVEL Tel Aviv, Alive and Thriving By Jordana Schoor D espite its secular nature and in contrast to much of what Orthodox Jews define as Israel, Tel Aviv is a breath of fresh air. Its vibrancy, dy

YOM YERUSHALAYIM Our Feet Are Standing In Your Gates, O Jerusalem By Tzvi Silver Jerusalem, Israel This is the miraculous day which God made, we will rejoice and be glad on it Psalms 11824. kicked of

YOM YERUSHALAYIM Yom Yerushalayim The Emotion of the Moment By Doni Cohen Jewish Link Intern TABC Yom Yerushalayim, the day of the capturing of the old city in the 1967 SixDay War, is many times ov

SCHOOLS Maayanot Seniors on a Mission ith graduation only weeks away, Maayanot seniors are working hard to make their last days of high school as meaningful as possible. For six seniors, including El


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SCHOOLS MTA CHOIR SINGS AND WINS T he Yeshiva University High School for Boys MTA Chorus won the 2013 Vata Banim Shiru Chorus Competition held at Rambam Mesivta in Lawrence, NY on Sunday, April 28

SCHOOLS Lubavitch on Palisades Cookbook is Here Release Party a Huge Success T enaflyDid you ever put your heart and soul into a lengthy project that by the time it was finally completed you were jus

SPORTS Athlete of the Week Judah Cohen T his week the Jewish Link of Bergen County is proud to award Englewood native Judah Cohen with the Athlete of the Week award. Judah is a softspoken young man

SPORTS Yeshiva Girls AllStar Game by JLBC Sports Staff O n April 21st 2013, over 100 of the most talented female yeshiva basketball players came to Maayanot High School for the MVP Basketball Camp

SPORTS TAC JV Soccer Playoff Bound By Bruce Minsky L ooking to avenge an earlier tough home loss to North Shore Hebrew Academy, TABC traveled to NSHA for a rematch, one vital to the impending playo

TRAVEL Memorial Day Weekend, Wheres the Beef By Benjamin Cohen leet week was canceled and the Statue of Liberty is closed till the 4th of July. But dont get down in the dump. There are plenty of othe

COMMUNITY CALENDAR MAY Shabbat, May 18th ATARA the Sisterhood of Congregation Keter Torah 430PM 8th Annual Spring Tea honoring Heidi Kuperman and Debby Putterman. Shira Shiowitz will speak on Contempo

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