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NEWS BRIEFS Strange Things Are Happening in Iran AlMonitorWith its military options on the table, Israeli defense officials have privately acknowledged that Iran is undergoing a historic change. Moham

NEWS BRIEFS Russia Planning to Annex Ukraine The Daily Beast reports that the Russians are making noises that prove they have begun a push to annex Ukraine. The site reports that there is discussion a

NEWS BRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 9 American Jewry, is now funding another Pew Research Center comprehensive survey of Israeli Jewry to be completed in the fall. He made the announcement at the annual c

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NEWS Spielberg Commemorates Auschwitz Liberation at UN By Stephen Tencer N ew YorkSteven Spielberg, director of Schindlers List, founder of the Shoah Visual History Foundation now based at UCLA, an

NEWS How the Demons of Rabbi Mordechai Elon Continue To Haunt His Community The charismatic leader refuses to take responsibility for his crimes By Moshe Rosenberg reprinted with permission from www.

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NEWS ScarJo Defends SodaStream JNS.org JewishAmerican actress Scarlett Johansson has come under fire from human rights groups for serving as spokesperson for Israeli carbonated beverage company Soda

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ISRAEL NEWS Lockheed Martin and EMC Join with Israel to Create Cyber Security Center Unofficial reports say the companies will invest some 1 million to set up the project. Our goal is to foster appli

ANALYSIS Bibi Puts Bennett in His Place By Mazal Mualem, Al Monitor reprinted with permission from www.almonitor.com poll, publicized Jan. 28 on the Knesset Channel, predicts 18 mandates for a new pa

NEWS ZOA Opens Office in Hackensack The Zionist Organization of America has opened a Northern New Jersey office, located in Hackensack, and named Laura Fein, Esq. as its new Executive Director. This e

MUNICIPAL CORNER The Gift of Our Teaneck Library By Adam Gussen n addition to serving as Deputy Mayor for the past many years, I have had the honor of serving as trustee of the Teaneck Library Board.

LOCAL NEWS Pascrell, Holt, Other Reps Protest ASA Boycott P atersonIn response to the recent American Studies Association decision to boycott Israeli academics, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Rush Holt

LOCAL NEWS NCSYs Yarchei Kallah Inspires Jewish Teens By Aharon Schrieber O ver 300 public school students from across North America recently gathered in Stamford, Connecticut for NCSYs Yarchei Kal

LOCAL NEWS N YU Students Get A Good Look at Leadership OU Applauds Joint In the Ukraine, 20 students volun one functions on a daytoday level to ew YorkAs participants on winter missions organized by

LOCAL NEWS JCC Meeting Communitys Needs By Kellita Weber T he JCC on the Palisades, has always served the Orthodox Community of Bergen County. Many of us know the JCC as a conglomerate of Jewish li

LOCAL NEWS Rabbi Slifkin, The Zoo Rabbi, Visits Maayanot By Pam Ennis O n Tuesday, January 28th, Rabbi Natan Slifkin, AKA the Zoo Rabbi, visited Maayanot Yeshiva High School to share with Maayanot

LOCAL NEWS Paramus Expands Eruv, Invites Growing Families to Join Diverse, Vibrant Community CONTINUED FROM P. 1 through every day to shop or bring their children to school, is home to about 100 ob

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DIVREI TORAH The Maggid of Bergenfield Tetzaveh The NonEternal Flame By Larry Stiefel Dad. What is it, Josh Look up at the ner tamid, he whispered. I see it, Josh. What about it The light is out. Jef

OPED In Support of Women Who Choose to Lay Tefillin By Mandy Greenfield Book M y perspective on the recent announcements that several female students have requested and been given permission to wea

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OPED Honor Holocaust Victims By Rainer Schulze Professor of Modern European History General Editor The Holocaust in History and Memory at University of Essex reprinted with permission from www.thecon

OPED A Comment on the Prime Ministers Diaspora Initiative CONTINUED FROM P. 32 the recent Pew study indicated that Jews in the United States, in particular, are facing a continuity crisis and there

OPED Who Killed Religious Zionism By Jerome A. Chanes W ho killed Religious Zionism How did it happen that the moderate, centrist, responsible Mizrachi of the 1950s and 1960s, the Mizrachi of Zerac

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT Psychology and the Chance of Bringing Peace to Syria By Ian H Robertson Professor of Psychology at Trinity College Dublin reprinted with permission from www.theconversation.com hat h

POLITICAL PONDERINGS OLYMPIC OVERRUNS By N. Aaron Troodler, Esq. nce every two years, I assume the role of an Olympic expert. Like countless other people around the world, I unilaterally and unabashe

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IN MEMORIAM Dr. Bernard Landers Fourth Yahrzeit N ew YorkThe Touro College community gathered at Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim recently to commemorate the fourth yahrtzeit of Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, found

EVENTS Maayanot Scholarship Dinner March 8 CONTINUED FROM P. 40 Abbie Rabin and innovative ideas to improve countless school events and the daily experiences of Maayanot students. Abbie Rabin, for

EVENTS NYC Hosts National Gala for IDF Shomrei Torah Dinner March 2 C ongregation Shomrei Torahs 39th Annual Dinner will be held Sunday evening, March 2, 2014, at Congregation Keter Torah in Teane

EVENTS Beth Aaron Celebrating 38th Dinner on Feb. 23 Congregation Beth Aaron in Teaneck will hold its 38th Annual Journal Dinner at 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 23rd, at Congregation Keter Torah in Tean

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ial Needs Spec Financial Services For Welcome to Special Needs in Bergen County Beyond By Moshe Kinderlehrer, CoPublisher, JLBC Special Needs Families Because W Your Family Needs Specialized Fami

SPECIAL NEEDS If the Patriarchs Were My Clients Part One of four articles on Financial Planning for Special Needs Families our daughter, who is not. As my daughter leaves for the school bus, I shout

SPECIAL NEEDS Special Needs Legislation By Valerie Vainieri Huttle D37 New Jersey t has been said the moral test of government is how it treats those who are most vulnerable. When the new legislativ

SPECIAL NEEDS What Work Means to Me By Dorit Dickter t feels good to be at Yachads Vocational Training Program. I used to work at an occupational center where I fell asleep on the job. I did shower h

SPECIAL NEEDS The Moriah Resource Center Through the experienced and caring hands of the administration and teachers, our daughter has grown by leaps and bounds and achieved academic and social miles

SPECIAL NEEDS Jerusalem Confab SelfEmpowers People with Disabilities By Josh HastenJNS.org W heelchairbound Yoav Kreima wellknown leader and spokesperson for people with disabilities in Israel for

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HISTORY The Monuments Man of Rockaway By Anthony Lusardi Reprinted with permission from New Jersey Hills Media GroupThe Citizen www.newjerseyhills.com R ockaway TownshipIt has been one heck of a ri

TRAVEL Hong Kong Synagogue Blends Tradition and Travelers By Maxine DovereJNS.org H ong KongA taxi ride to 70 Robinson Road in Hong Kong, the address listed for the Ohel Leah synagogue, ends with a

CHINUCH Education Technology Fix Our Homes or Break Our Schools By Judah Diament I f you want to guide your children away from the hypnotic and probably lessthanbeneficial effects of the shootemdow

NEWS Women and Tefillin Debate Front and Center CONTINUED FROM P. 1 national debate in both print and social media about women taking on the mitzvah of tefillin. They fall under the category of tim

CHESED Tomchei Shabbos Finds a Home CONTINUED FROM P. 1 pendent of any other organization, the groups locallybased volunteers brave all kinds of weather to pack 135 to 140 boxes of Shabbos food eve

FOOD Thai Turkey Meatballs with Ginger Sauce By Arlette Loeser, CKCA I f you make one exotic new recipe this year, make it this one Everything about this fantastic Chef Avram recipe the flavors, t

THE HEIMISHE HOMEMAKER Its Not So CORNY to Like It By Gail Hochman hen you think of popcorn you think of fun things movies, parties, Friday night Shabbos treats, Shabbos afternoon snacks, Shalom Zach

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FEATURES Israel Real Estate Leader Author Shia Getter Coming to Teaneck JerusalemAs the Israeli real estate market continues to heat up and investors look towards Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and all around

FEATURES To Beach or Not to Beach By Estelle Glass s we wheel our carryons into the airport lounge in Ft. Lauderdale, my eyes are drawn to the T.V. over the bar. The words are snaking across the bott

HEALTH AND FITNESS Snacking Smarter By Bess Berger, RD, CDN M ost people love to snack, and though many think snacking contributes extra, empty calories to ones diet, this does not have to be the c

HEALTH AND FITNESS Where Did I Leave My SixPack By Rivki Chudnoff, PT, MSPT A t my sixweek follow up visit, my obstetrician said I have a separation in my abdominal muscles. Can I do anything besid

PARENTING Parent Accountability The Impetus Behind Academic Excellence By Annette Simmons, M.Ed W hen did society forget that a childs first teacher is his parent As a novice kindergarten teacher b

THE ARTS Technology and Tradition Yiddish Theatres Younger Generation By Maxine Dovere M any in the Boomer generation and a bit younger grew up in Jewish homes where Yiddish was the language of sec

BOOKS Spend Shabbos Afternoon with Unexpected Gifts By Bracha Schwartz Unexpected Gifts by Azriela Jaffe is the story of how two imperfect people created a perfect union, though not perfectly and not

SCHOOLS Midreshet Torat Chessed A Different Kind of Gap Year for Girls CONTINUED FROM P. 1 Now in its second year, the midrasha is headed by Rabbi Yossi Goldin, son of Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, spiritua

SCHOOLS GBDS Boosts Science Studies Yavneh Students Volunteer at Local Homeless Shelter L ove your neighbor as yourself is a biblical source for the important skill of empathy. The key to success in

SCHOOLS Botman is New YU VP for Academic Affairs and Provost N ew YorkDr. Selma Botman will serve as Yeshiva Universitys next vice president for academic affairs and provost, effective July 1. Botm

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BUSINESS AND FINANCE Proof of Funds in a Mortgage Transaction By Eli Garfinkel any people think the word mortgage is synonymous with a loan. In truth, the word mortgage is a term thats synonymous wit

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PERSONALS Marry Me Now, Love Me Later By Reuben E. Gross Ph.D. young man in his late twenties recently told me I dont want all the tea in China. All I want is someone to love and to love me. A young

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DVAR TORAH The Observant Jew The Driving Test By Rabbi Jonathan Gewirtz D o you remember when you got your drivers license Maybe you knew all the road signs, youd taken practice written tests, and

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