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MURDER IN THE ARGENTINE Draft of Arrest Warrant for Argentine President Found in Nismans Garbage i24news.comArgentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman drafted an arrest warrant for President Cristina Kirchn

NEWS Jordan Carries Out Air Strikes in Iraq, Killing 55 IS Terrorists Strike comes just hours after Amman vowed to step up role in USled coalition against jihadists i24newsThe Jordanian air force car

BACKGROUNDER Bucking Stereotypes, Egypts ElSisi Fights Terror and Seeks Revolution in Islam By Sean As the world continues to grapple with a new wave of Islamic extremism, Egyptian Pres

BACKGROUNDER Bucking Stereotypes, Egypts ElSisi Fights Terror and Seeks Revolution in Islam CONTINUED FROM P. 6 ElSisi has embarked on an ambitious plan to destroy Hamass tunnel infrastructure undern

GUEST EDITORIAL Holocaust Memorial on Teaneck Municipal Green Would Send Universal Message The entire Teaneck Township Council stands united in the goal of having a Holocaust Memorial built in our co

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NEWS Why Al Jazeera America Wont Say Islamist on Air Anymore Ed. Note Last week, the National Review Online published a story about an email an executive at Al Jazeera English sent to his staff regar

NEWS Aid for Palestinian Authority Comes Under US Scrutiny By Julian US aid to the Palestinians comes under renewed scrutiny this coming week following the Palestinian Author

NEWS Leading Israeli Rabbis Oppose French Jewish Immigration i24newsRabbis warn that some French Jews may have to undergo conversion, others may become less observant. Leading ultraOrthodox rabbis ar

THE LIVING TREE Text, midrash, rabbinic commentary modern scholarship bring the biblical narratives to life. Ruth From Alienation to Monarchy Yael Ziegler Challenge of the Promised Land MAGGID ww

NEWS Robert Wistrich Recapping the Conference at the UN The World Did Not Take Hitlers Threats Seriously Enough and We See the Result By Anne Phyllis Pinzow Professor Robert S. Wistrich believes that

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ANALYSIS Are Crude Oil Conspiracies Right Research Shows Nations Really Do Go to War Over Oil By Petros Sekeris, Principal Lecturer in Economics at University of Portsmouth and Vincenzo Bove, Assist

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NEWS Moderate Islam Pushes Back Against Militant Extremism By Ali TranslatorJoe Abboud The militant activities of the Islamic State IS and its counterparts have contributed t

NEWS Nuclear Agreement Cloud Hanging Over Netanyahus Visit Next Month By Anne Phyllis Pinzow Jewish lobbyists are getting nervous as the date for Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahus speech nears. An O

COMMUNITY NEWS Serving the Interna onal Jewish C l i h Community for 27 Years New Englewood Mikvah to Be Named for Rebbetzin Peggy Gopin Weiss By Bracha Schwartz After several starts and stops, a ne

COMMUNITY NEWS New Englewood Mikvah to Be Named for Rebbetzin Peggy Gopin Weiss CONTINUED FROM P. 20 She was a Regional Director of NCSY in Brockton, Massachusetts, and inspired teenagers, and many o

COMMUNITY NEWS Shomrei Torah to Honor Dr. Ira Cochin at Torah Web Dinner By Oren Oppenheim Fair LawnDr. Ira Cochin grew up in a coldwater flat in the late 20s and 30s, and has managed an academic car

COMMUNITY NEWS Survival Is in Their Blood Donation, Relief Center Under Way By Lauren Garfinkel EdgewaterA local Jewish family jumped into immediate action to help the victims of the Avalon apartment

COMMUNITY NEWS Jewish Business Network Using Jewish Geography to Make Business Connections By Lisa Matkowsky TeaneckCedar Lanes Garden State Jewelers was the place to be for the latest networking eve

COMMUNITY NEWS Rachel Dube Committed to Caring for Ugandan Youth By Larry Bernstein Rachel Dube is on a mission. That mission is all about chesed. I want to leave the world a better place, and fill t

NEWS Views Differ on Growing NeoChassidus Trend CONTINUED FROM P. 1 leader of Congregation Aish Kodesh in Woodmere, N.Y., is seen as a leading figure and inspiration connecting people with the very s


COMMUNITY NEWS Eighteen Compete in Cholent Wars at Congregation Beth Tefillah By Larry Bernstein It creates a certain camaraderie, said Rabbi Daniel Wolff of the Cholent Wars taking place in his shul

DVAR TORAH Parshat Yitro The Maternal Influence By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb Executive Vice President, Emeritus of the Orthodox Union When I was young I was an avid reader of novels. As Ive grown olde

DVAR TORAH Parshat Yitro Misplaced Judgment By Rabbi Zev Goldberg Young Israel of Fort Lee In this weeks Parsha, Yitro, Moshes father in law, solves the problem of judicial congestion. Yitro, a forei

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POLITICAL PONDERINGS Feeling Like the Neglected Child By N. Aaron Troodler, Esq. Some may say that New Jersey residents have a bit of a complex. They often feel a sense of inferiority when compared t

ANALYSIS The Hidden US Message to Israel Behind the Leaked Reports of the Mughniyeh Assassination Besides the meaning for the people of Israel and for Netanyahu, the media reports of the joint Mossad

OPED Its Time to Arm Muslim Moderates Against Extremists Who else can step up and rescue the faith from the fanatics who would have hijacked it By Lee It says something about t

OPED Its Time to Arm Muslim Moderates Against Extremists CONTINUED FROM P. 34 which its reinterpreted. The catch is that this work cant be done in Western capitals like Washington and Paris Rather, i

NEWS Views Differ on NeoChassidus Trend CONTINUED FROM P. 26 sid. My feeling is that as mal Judaism. long as this is not against Basically what being a halacha, its fine, he said. NeoChassid means is

NEWS CIA and Mossad Killed Senior Hezbollah Figure in Car Bombing CONTINUED FROM P. 1 telligence service, who were in communication with the operatives on the ground in Damascus. The way it was set u

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EXPLAINER The New Drivers of Europes Geopolitics and Problems By George Friedman For the past two weeks, I have focused on the growing fragmentation of Europe. Two weeks ago, the murders in Paris pro

HUMOR The New Old Me By Banji Latkin Ganchrow My parents moved into my childhood home five days before I was born. Like the new, adorable baby they brought home from the hospital, the house was new a

THE ARTS Kean College to Present How to Spot One of Us, Joint Exhibition by Daughters of Survivors By JLNJ Staff UnionAliza Augustine and Janet R. Kirchheimer, both daughters of Holocaust survivors,

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THE HEALTH LINK OF NEW JERSEY Being Good Skinny Talk By Temimah Zucker At the end of the day during my commute home from New York City, or as Im lying in bed awaiting sleep, I reflect on my day. I th

HEALTH AND FITNESS Getting Sand in Our Shoes By Shoval GurAryeh, Ph.D. If youre reading this and have schoolaged children, you likely just survived spending over a week with your children while they

HEALTH AND FITNESS Herd Immunity and Measles Why We Should Aim for 100 Vaccination Coverage By Marcel Salath Assistant Professor of Biology and Adjunct Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering at

HEALTH AND FITNESS Getting Fitter Boosts Even the Survival of the Fattest By Lee Hamilton Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Science at University of Stirling Like many high school students I com

HEALTH AND FITNESS Fat and SugarHeavy Diets Harm Your Brain and Make You Keep On Eating By Terry Davidson Director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology at American Un

HEALTH AND FITNESS Herd Immunity and Measles Why We Should Aim for 100 Vaccination Coverage CONTINUED FROM P. 45 people who might have been infected by an individual will be. How many people need to

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT Creative Cuisine Defines Black Tie Events By Bracha Schwartz Growing up in Israel, Ilan Amoltov would stand in the family kitchen, watching his mother prepare classic Persian dishe

CHINUCH Torah Shebaal Peh and Jewish Values By Yair Daar Eventually, every student of the Talmud will or at least should ask himself, and others, the simple question, Why Why learn Gemara What is the

FIRST PERSON CJF and Joint Distribution Committee Sends 15 YU Students to Haiti By Michelle Levine Ed. note Yeshiva Universitys Center for the Jewish Future CJF, partnered with the American Jewish Jo

HEIMISHE HOMEMAKER Go With Oreos By Gail Hochman Oreos have been around for many years. Im not exactly sure when the original Oreos became certified kosher, but what I do know is that they are a fabu

PROFILE Kosher Soul Food Brings Together AfricanAmerican and Jewish Cuisine Michael Twittys complex identityand a deeper understanding of culinary historycomes through in his cooking By Tal KraOzwww.

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FOOD WINE The Beit El Winerys Rich Soil and History By JLNJ Staff When winemaker Hillel Manne moved to Beit El in 1996 he asked about agricultural land. He was told that the shallow Terra Rosa soil

PARENTING A Fishs Tale By Sarah Abenaim There is something miraculous about the longevity of carnival fish. Either the fish dies within a few hours of bringing it home and having just purchased food


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NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD The Story of a Real Blizzard By Nina and Mordechai Glick There was a great buzz in the neighborhood, and especially in the media, about the approaching snowstorm. But who real

IMMIGRATION Remedies for Ineffective Immigration Counsel By Michael Wildes The Sixth Amendment to the US Constitution guarantees that, in all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall have the assista

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HISTORY The Married to Another Man Story and Zionism By Shai Afsai In the introduction to his popular and influential history of the ArabIsraeli conflict, The Iron Wall Israel and the Arab World 2000

RABBIS MUSINGS AMUSINGS Lessons Learned From the Super Bowl By Dani Staum In honor of the Super Bowl we present some life lessons to be gleaned from the game of football. The first three are based o

PERSONAL FINANCE Tax Tips Driving Down Taxes By Daniel Magence Americans love their cars. Case in point In 1999, a Tennessee man, Buster Mitchell, tried to get married but was denied by county offici

OSEH MAASEH BEREISHIS Robot Submarine Looks Under Antarctic to Find Out Why Sea Ice Is Getting Thicker By Edward Hanna Professor of Climate Change at University of Sheffield For several years now cli

SPECIAL NEEDS Deaf, But Hardly Excluded Have old clothes Give em a second chance By Dovid Zaklikowski A Jewish overnight summer camp may be an experience most Jewish kids have come to expect, but i

CHINUCH A Different Kind of Orthodox High School for Girls By Nancy Norton, Ed.D Sharon, MassMy husband and I chose The Binah School carefully for our daughter Chana. We were impressed that the cofou

SPECIAL NEEDS El Al and Chai Lifeline Bring 14 Special Needs Kids to Israel EL AL Israel Airlines recently flew 14 children to Israel as part of Chai Lifelines Wish at the Wall program. Chai Lifeline

SCHOOLS Frischs Girls Who Code Club Makes Computer Science Cool By Amanda Leifer ParamusThe Frisch School recently launched Girls Who Code, a female club for students with or without coding experienc

SCHOOLS Snow Day Learning at Yeshivat Noam As states of emergency shut down roads across New York and New Jersey, and over 7,000 flights were grounded and tens of thousands were told to stay home fro

SCHOOLS RKYHS Hosts Israeli ReWalk in Action video ended with footage of the first time Webb demonstrated the deviceat the InLivingstonA freak hunting accident novation Showcase at the 2013 AIPAC pol

SCHOOLS Yavneh Hosts Robotics Workshop When you think of robotics, do you picture Rosie from the Jetsons Does the phrase Danger, Will Robinson pop into your head Do you think of a small vacuum cleane

SCHOOLS Yeshivat Noam Sari Ort, zl, Middle School MotherDaughter Brunch On Sunday morning the Yeshivat Noam Middle School Gymnasium was full of mothers and daughters who joined together for the Sari

SPORTS Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Rivki Hook The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 15yearold Rivki Hook as Sportstar of the Week. Rivki has been an active a

SPORTS Why is Everyone Wearing My Shirt CONTINUED FROM P. 1 so many familiar faces. No secret about that. Thirtyseven of my fellow Bergen County residents walked and ran as part of the 450member Team

SPORTS Yeshiva University Mens Volleyball Redux By YUMACS.COM After an undefeated season in HVIAC play, which ended with a sweep over St. JosephsBrooklyn in the championship round, the Maccabees expe

SPORTS Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League. MYHSAL as of 2315 Boys Varsity Basketball Standings. Eastern Division Western Division Girls Varsity B Basketball Standings Team SKA Sonics B

SPORTSCAN PIC OF THE WEEK RKYHS seniors Effie Auman, Ilan Slonim, Seth Wengrofsky, Shep Gerzsberg and Louis Reiz at the boys varsity hockey Senior Night, honoring the seniors in their last home game.

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NEWS CIA and Mossad Killed Senior Hezbollah Figure in Car Bombing CONTINUED FROM P. 37 the JSOC visitors raised the prospect of killing Mughniyah in such an offhanded fashion that their Israeli hosts

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BUSINESS PROFILE ONeill Contracting Providing Free Energy Efficiency Audits to the Bergen County Community By Elizabeth Kratz BergenfieldIs your house so drafty you could invite friends over for wind

PERSONAL FINANCE If History Repeats Itself, Innovation Is Coming Soon By Elozor M. Preil Inherent in any new legislation is the potential for unintended or unforeseen consequences. The Patient Protec

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT Communication Pet Peeves and How to Address Them By Elly D. Lasson, Ph.D., SPHR It has been my observation that many people overrate their ability to communicate. Excellent c

PERSONAL FINANCE Social Security Dont Be in a Rush By Michael Karlin A popular expression goes good things come to those who wait. Undoubtedly, whoever coined that phrase did not have Social Security

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR HABBAT FEBRUARY 7TH The 5th annual Bonnie Berman Yahrzeit Shiur 300PM Congregation Zichron Mordechai 389 West Englewood Avenueright off Windsor Road. Rabbi Simcha Schaum will be spe

COMMUNITY CALENDAR COMMUNITY CALENDAR CONTINUED FROM P. 90 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH An Evening of Torah, Dinner and Chesed 645PM Cong Shomrei Torah 1920 Morlot Avenue Fairlawn Presented by

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NEWS Saudi King Salman Quickly Makes His Mark By Bruce Riedel Director of the Intelligence Project at the Brookings Institution www.almonitor.comThe Saudi succession from King Abdullah to King Salman


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