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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 4 Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Paul Ryan RWis. Tuesday, alerting Congress to an effort led by President Donald Trump to evaluate whether the contin

EDITORIAL ISIS and the Sinai While we come out of the season commemorating our exodus from Mitzrayim and the celebration of our freedom under the protection of Hashem, we are nonetheless still concer

OPED Why Does Americas Largest Cell Carrier Call Israel Palestine By Karen When Mark Rosenblatt touched down at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv April 5 and powered on his cell phone,

WORLDISRAEL NEWS The Taba border crossing into the Sinai Peninsula is closed. CREDIT YOSSI ZAMIRFLASH90 The aftermath of the explosion at the Saint Marks Church in Alexandria on Palm Sunday, one of

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ISRAEL NEWS Netanyahu Barghouti Is a Politician Like Assad Is a Pediatrician By Ilana MessikaTPS The uproar in the Israeli political echelon continued on Tuesday against The New York Times for descri

COMMUNITY NEWS Federations Young Leaders From Nahariya Visit Northern New Jersey CONTINUED FROM P. 1 communities across America. Northern New Jersey is partnered with Nahariya, a northern seaside cit

COMMUNITY NEWS Gan Henel Early Childhood Learning Center Will Open This Fall By Andrea Nissel As the number of Jewish families with young children in the Bergen County area grows, the demand for educ

COMMUNITY NEWS Teaneck Holocaust Commemoration Is Planned for April 24 By Pearl Markovitz A division of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck, the Teaneck Holocaust Commemoration Committee

COMMUNITY NEWS Jewish Center of Teaneck Holds Annual Amsel Memorial Big Bread Burn On Monday morning, April 10, the Jewish Center of Teaneck held the Annual Amsel Memorial Biur Chametz Burning of Bre

COMMUNITY NEWS Providing Help and Healing From Trauma Dr. David Pelcovitz, Rabbi Yaakov Neuburger and Peggy Danishefsky to Be Honored at Project S.A.R.A.H.s April 30 Breakfast By Rabbi Michael Bleich

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COMMUNITY NEWS Fair Lawn Heichal HaTorah Students Complete Democratic Tomchei Shabbos Packing Activists Enter Council Race Gail Friedberg Rottenstrich and Josh Reinitz announced their candidacy for F

COMMUNITY NEWS Yeshiva University Launches Online Masters Degree in Enterprise Risk Management New YorkYeshiva University announced today that it will offer a masters degree in enterprise risk manage

THE ARTS JCC Thurnauer School of Music Celebrates Annual Gift of Music Gala Benefit The JCC Thurnauer School of Music is celebrating 33 years of magnificent music making on Wednesday, May 10, 7830 p.

COMMUNITY NEWS TABC Is Among Winners at Touros Lander College for Men Science Competition Award winners Avi Cooper and Yehudah Koslowe from TABC The TABC team with teacher Dr. Joel Berman Ariel At

COMMUNITY NEWS Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Is Taking Registration for 36th Annual Rubin Run The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is now taking registration for its 36th annual Rubin Run, which will take p

COMMUNITY NEWS OHELs Annual Legislative Breakfast Draws Public and CommunityWide Supporters Policy makers, elected officials, advocates and community activists gathered for the 4th Annual Legislative

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS JFS of Central NJ Holds Intergenerational Passover Seder With RTMA Students RTMA 11th grader Yitzy Herskowitz center with Caf Europa attendees Nathan Kasden l and Max Lau

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Congregation Israel Chabad of Montclair Presents A History of the Jews and the Mob of Springfield Hosts RecordSetting Gala Chabad of Montclair will host Myron Sugerman on

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ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Hebrew Free Loan of New Jersey Launches Building Jewish Families Program Interestfree loans will be made available to qualified applicants who wish to build their Jewish f

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest Expands NeedBased Summer Camp Scholarships WhippanyApplications are now being accepted for The Greater MetroWest Jewish Overnight Cam

DAF YOMI HIGHLIGHTS Bava Batra 82 By Rabbi Zev Reichman May these words of Torah serve as a merit leiluy nishmat Menachem Mendel Ben Harav Yoel David Balk, ah. This week we learned Bava Batra 82. The

SEPHARDIC CORNER Rav Yisrael LauHashems Role in the Holocaust CONTINUED FROM P. 1 great significance to his approach to this vitally important issue. Chazal believe that there are certain extreme sit

SEPHARDIC CORNER Rav Yisrael LauHashems Role in the Holocaust CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE and the suffering of this world. Rav Lau then raised his voice and began to say Vidui, the Jews answered aft

DVAR TORAH Breathing Aleph By Rabbi Yosef P. Glassman, MD Other than the Creator, there is nothing. Yehoshua Bin Nun, Aleinu Sure, you are huge. I mean, you are 10 billion times larger than a hydroge

TEXT INSIGHTS Insights Into the History of the Haftarah By Mitchell First 1. Although there are many theories, no one knows when and why the practice of the Haftarah was instituted. The ArtScroll Sid

EVENTS Rabbi Meir Soloveichik and Alan Dershowitz to Address AntiZionism in the Academy By JLNJ Staff Alan Dershowitz, a 1955 graduate of Yeshiva University High School, and Yeshiva Universitys Rabbi

TIMELY TORAH INSIGHTS Sefirah and Helping Our Fellow Man By Rabbi Baruch Bodenheim The matzahs are eaten, the chametz is back. Pesach is now back on the shelf until next year. Our current focus is th

A SHABBOS MESSAGE Passing Judgement on the Wrong Train By Rabbi Eliezer Zwickler When I was a freshman in MTA I had an experience one morning that impacted not only that day, but weeks, months and ye

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BRINGING THE PROPHETS TO LIFE Troubling Stories, Eternal Message By Rabbi Neil N. Winkler Parshat Shemini The story of the death of Aharons two sons during the joyous celebration of the Chanukat HaMi

CHINUCH REFLECTIONS Striking a Balance in the Judaic Studies Classroom By Rabbi Asher Yablok Avraham is, at first glance, one of my most successful students. He presents himself as a proud, welladjus

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SPECIAL NEEDS Troubling Stories, Eternal Message CONTINUED FROM P. 42 might slip and fail to uphold the holy Torah, the job of her teachers and supporters is to strengthen those who slip and might n

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JEWISH EDUCATION ANALYSIS Hebrew in Day SchoolsFor What By David E Y Sarna A while back, I attended a family simcha in New Square, a Hasidic village in Ramapo, New York. The lunchroom cum auditorium

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NEWS FROM ISRAEL AMIT Yud Ashdod Robotics Team Wins First Place in National Competition Ashdod, IsraelThe AMIT Yud Ashdod robotics team won the national innovation award at the FLL robotics competiti

HUMOR Slightly Dimmer Ideas By Mordechai Schmutter So apparently, April 22 is Earth Day. Most of us dont care about Earth Day, because we dont get off of work. Though this year its Shabbos. If you wa

OY VEY Stroller Derby By Jon Kranz If you want to accurately gauge whether a particular synagogue is declining or thriving, simply count the number of strollers. The more strollers parked outside on

PERSONAL ESSAY The Day My Father Took Me to the Movies By David S. Weinstein When I was a young boy, going to the movies was just about the height of entertainment, especially for a 10 year old. I re

Hindy Weinstock Geula Chapter Presents Breakfast In Bed Sunday, May 14, 2017 Pickup on Mothers Day morning is available between 800 and 930 a.m. at these locations Congregation Beth Aaron Congregat

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FOOD WINE LINK GlutenFree Gemach Opens for 2017 By Miriam and Jeffrey Rosenfeld The GlutenFree Gemach is entering its fifth year We collect all glutenfreenongebrokts Pesach foods to distribute to our

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SCHOOLS Moriah Holds First Educators Experience Before Pesach, the Moriah Lower School hosted its first Educators Experience, where educators from across the TriState area who were interested in lear

SCHOOLS BPY Students Become Engineers for the Day On Thursday, March 30, Ben Porat Yosef students participated in an egg drop engineering packaging challenge. This experiential day of learning was pa

SCHOOLS Yeshivat Noam Third Grade Scientists Explore Changes in Matter In Morah Yonina Ciners science class, Yeshivat Noam third grade students have been learning about the chemical and physical chan

SCHOOLS RTMA Optional Learning Yields Big Results Learn Torah. Love Torah. Live Torah. Those seminal words, first coined by the founder of the Jewish Educational Center, HaRav Pinchas Mordechai Teit

SCHOOLS Rabbi Kerner and Rabbi Richters MTA Shiurim Celebrate Siyum RKYHS and JKHA Students Give of Themselves at Hair Drive This past week, Rabbi Shimon Kerner and Rabbi Shalom Richters bekius shi

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