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2015 NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY ANALYSIS Obama Sounds a Quiet Revolution in Foreign Policy By Simon Reich Professor in The Division of Global Affairs and the Department of Political Science at Rutger

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DIVREI PURIM The Origin of Taanit Esther By Mitchell First The origin of this fast has always been a mystery. A fast on the 13th of Adar is not mentioned in the book of Esther. Nor is such a fast men

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SCHOOLS Mehanekhet at Maayanot Maayanots unique guidance program affords necessary time for bonding and selfreflection. Since its inception nearly 20 years ago, Maayanot has recognized the emotional

SCHOOLS Moriah Celebrates Heritage Fair Noam Siyyum Congratulations to over 50 Yeshivat Noam students for learning and completing Mesechta Megillah over winter break. Additionally, several celebrate

SCHOOLS Local Schools Participate in Sharsheret Pink Day By Jill Kirsch ElizabethThis past week the Jewish Educational Center participated in its first Sharsheret Pink Day to raise consciousness and

SCHOOLS JKHA Studies Az Yashir By Erica Rosenfeld LivingstonIn honor of Shabbat Shira, the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy studied the song Az Yashir. According to Mechilta 151, there are only 10 songs

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