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RESPONSA Changing My Mind on School Expulsions By Rabbi Steven Pruzansky excerpted and printed with permission For some time now, we have heard that many of our youth are in a bad waydrinking, drugs,

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RESPONSA On Substance Abuse, Parenting Doesnt End With Open Dialogue By Rabbi Larry Rothwachs I applaud The Jewish Link for addressing the issue of substance and alcohol abuse in the yeshiva communit

WORLDISRAEL NEWS PA Support for Terror Prevents Peace CONTINUED FROM P. 1 Shevah, a 35yearold Israeli father of six, in a driveby shooting terror attack near Nablus in northern Samaria, as well as th

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COMMUNITY NEWS Yeshiva University proudly presents Gdanskis Host Balk Yachad Centers Evening of Inspiration Courtesy of Yachad The Mendel Balk Yachad Adult Community Center just opened its doors last

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COMMUNITY NEWS Yavneh Celebrates 75 Years CONTINUED FROM P. 1 the history of Yavneh Academy and the values that have consistently been a foundation of the yeshiva since its establishment. Yavneh Acad

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COMMUNITY NEWS Care One Common Mistakes We Make as Loved Ones Age By Pearl Markovitz On Monday evening, January 8, Care One on Teaneck Road hosted a presentation by Eric Goldberg, certified elder law

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COMMUNITY NEWS Moriah Dedicates Sephardic Beit MidrashMidrash Doresh Tov By JLNJ Staff Over 100 men, women and children packed into The Moriah Schools auditorium for a special celebration on a recent

COMMUNITY NEWS YUs TEACH Initiative Involves Local College and Medical Students By Pearl Markovitz In 2013, two Yeshiva University students, under the guidance, mentorship and personal underwriting o

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COMMUNITY NEWS Shomrei Torah Launches TechFree Time Community Discussion By Dr. Sara Markowitz We live in a new world, where our access to extensive technology provides a pathway to connect with each

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COMMUNITY NEWS Nationwide TEAM Shabbos Promotes Awareness About EndOfLife Decisions Courtesy of TEAM New YorkThe conversation has begun. On Shabbos Parshas Vayechi, December 30, 450 shuls in 220 comm

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ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS THANK YOU Yeshiva University High Schools would like to thank our parents, donors and greater community for your participation in making our Annual Dinner of Tribute a tre

ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWS Livingston Book Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary By Susie Mendelsohn Enthusiasm, good planning and a fun group of women all helped to create The Jewish Womens Club JWC in

DAF YOMI HIGHLIGHTS Shavuot 39 By Rabbi Zev Reichman May these words of Torah serve as a merit leiluy nishmat Menachem Mendel ben Harav Yoel David Balk, ah, on the occasion of his second yahrtzeit. T

SEPHARDIC CORNER Must Israeli Moroccan Jews Abandon Moroccan Practices Ovadia deeply and profoundly revered him, respectfully but pointedly rejects Rav OvaRav Ovadia Yosef dias insistence that Morocc

BRINGING THE PROPHETS TO LIFE BLACK BOX STUDIOS at Reward and Punishment By Rabbi Neil N. Winkler Parshat Vaera The bulk of Parshat Vaera revolves around the first seven plagues visited upon the Egy

TORAH INSPIRATION Discouraged and Despondent By Rabbi Dr. Avi Kuperberg There are times in life when we are seemingly challenged beyond our capacity to cope. We may be dealing with a sick parent, a w

TIMELY TORAH INSIGHTS Vaera A Path to ModernDay Redemption up his tefillin and headed to the office for an allnighter. Overwork seems to be a common I met up with a Passaic friend recent plaguegone a

RABBIS MUSINGS AND AMUSINGS Blessed Blessings By Rabbi Dani Staum On Wednesday, in March 2008, our family moved to our current home at 3 Landau Lane. That Shabbos, two of our close friendsthe Kraus a

BOOKS Rabbi Hayyim Angels 13th Book Is Compilation of TanachRelated Topics By Mitchell First Reviewing Keys to the Palace by Rabbi Hayyim Angel. Kodesh Press, 308 pages. 2017. ISBN10 1947857029. In m

CHINUCH REFLECTIONS Were It Not for Your Torah, My Delight... Tehillim 119 By Rabbi Saul Zucker There is a wellknown halacha that as we mourn on Tisha BAv we may not learn Torah because the statutes

EDUCATION What Makes a School Good By Wallace Greene What makes a school good What does it take to develop the kind of reputation that causes parents to sign up their toddlers before they can even wa

ISRAEL SPOTLIGHT Rachel Retter Loves Every Minute at Michlalah By JLNJ StaffIsrael Rachel Retter is studying at Michlalah Yerushalayim in the Bayit Vegan neighborhood of Jerusalem. She grew up in Ber

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OPTION Z Resolving Not to Try So Hard By Rachel Zamist When the first of January rolls around each year, I cant help myself but wonder who ever thought the dead of winter lends itself as the time of

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OY VEY Magnificent Mohel By Jon Kranz The circumcision ceremony, known as a bris, is a wonderful celebration but the person who performs the actual procedure, i.e., the mohel, remains vastly underapp

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SCHOOLS Maayanot Attends That Physics Show RYNJ Hosts Invention Convention Throughout an exciting interdisciplinary STEM invention unit, the goal was to stimulate the imagination of RYNJ sixth grade

SCHOOLS Van Saun Zoo Visits RYNJ RYNJ fourth grade students had a special visit from members of the Van Saun Zoo. The zookeepers taught them about invertebrates and vertebrates, and how different ani

SCHOOLS Yeshivat Noam Fifth Graders Host Tanna Fair Guest Lecturer Speaks at BCHSJS Dr. Amy Rosen was a guest lecturer at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies. She spoke about medical eth

SCHOOLS Moriah Eighth Graders Interview Survivors This week, Moriah eighth graders began their interviews with Holocaust survivors for their Names, Not Numbers documentary. Throughout the year, the e

SCHOOLS HeAtid Preschoolers Celebrate Siyum Bereishit Its never too early to teach students to take pride in Torah accomplishments. Preschoolers at Yeshivat HeAtid spend time every week learning the

SCHOOLS RYNJ Holds Special Gemara Event Rabbi Tani Cohen Leads Debate Team Discussion at MTA By Nadav Heller, Class of 2019 Last week, the MTA debate team had the privilege of hearing from one of our

SCHOOLS RKYHS Students Showcase Impressive Research at Evening of STEM Since launching the RKYHS STEM science, technology, engineering and math program five years ago, it has grown exponentially unde

SCHOOLS RKYHS Young Alumni Come Home During Winter Break JKHA Sixth Graders Visit Buehler Challenger and Space Center JKHA sixth graders were excited for their trip to the Buehler Challenger and Sp

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SPORTS JEC JV Thunder Defeats TABC in Overtime Thriller RKYHS Sports Management Club Receives Inside Look at NBA This past Wednesday, the JEC Thunder defeated the TABC Storm in a closely contested

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SPORTS MGBL Minute January 6 marked the kick off of the ninth season of the Mitch Gross Basketball League. This weeks spotlight game takes us to the final game of the weekend, EW Berger vs. HustleHea

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