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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS Stabbing Attack in Jerusalem Two Wounded Andrew FriedmanTPS Three people were wounded in the Old City of Jerusalem Wednesday when a Palestinian man attacked police officers near Lions

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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS CONTINUED FROM P. 4 moment in history. I want to express my appreciation to President Erdoan, and I thank him again for Turkeys help in fighting the fires across Israel last month.

WORLDISRAEL NEWS Jewish Students Must Realize That SJP Is About HateOnly Hate By Yaakov MenkenJNS.org When students at Torontos Ryerson University Hillel proposed to their Student Union that the univ

EDITORIAL Welcome to Our New Literary Link We are proud to bring to our readers and advertisers a new chapter within the pages of the Jewish Link. This week, with Chanukah approaching, we bring you o

OPED Join the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Its Fight Against BDS in Our Local Communities By Michael D. Cohen Who today under the flag of the BDS movement calls to boycott Israeli goods and services sp

WORLDISRAEL NEWS invites the communityatlarge to it it join members of our faculty for an evening of engaging discussions BETH PEPPER in White Plains Warren Buffett Investing in Israel Bonds Is A Te

COMMUNITY NEWS Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem Visits SAR By Jennifer Fenster Last week, SAR and UJAFederation partnered together to welcome the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, and Avi and Racheli Fran

COMMUNITY NEWS This Hanukkah Give Gifts of Israel Bonds Fleetwood Open House Is Set for December 17 By Tamar Weinberg When families consider relocating to suburbs with a thriving Jewish community, a

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COMMUNITY NEWS New Rochelle Mikvah to Host Fundraising Dinner By Tamar Weinberg The New Rochelle mikvah is an integral part of the home and marriage as it helps families observe Taharat Mishpacha in

COMMUNITY NEWS Chanukah Events Scheduled at Chabad of Riverdale Chabad of Riverdale offers an exciting lineup of Chanukah programs that will inspire and engage all the family. Inspirational Evening f

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COMMUNITY NEWS AntiIsrael Bias and the Governments Response Touro College President Dr. Alan Kadish and Republican Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina discuss perceptions and reality. What bri

An open letter from the parents of a child with special needs... Ilana Adam Chill Terror and loneliness are the twin calling cards of a family with a special needs child. The fear of the unknown, on

I have prayed for... Samuel I 127 This is the child ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER Sunday Evening, February 26, 2017 Marriott Glenpointe Hotel, Teaneck, NJ HONORING Adam Ilana CHILL Rabbi Chaim Ma

COMMUNITY NEWS TABC Annual Dinner to Honor Community Leaders By Rochel Leah Glatter Torah Academy of Bergen County TABC will hold its 34th Annual Dinner on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Factory 220 i

COMMUNITY NEWS Community Rallies Together After Moss Cafe BreakIn By Tamar Weinberg Earlier this week, Riverdales beloved Moss Cafe had a burglary. The quaint, cheerful farmtotable kosher restaurant

COMMUNITY NEWS CSAIR Dedicates New Library Facility honors longtime Riverdale residents Bette and the late Phil Baum The Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale CSAIR dedicated the newly bui

COMMUNITY NEWS Honor Week Celebrated at Westchester Community Event By JLBWC Staff White PlainsOn Tuesday evening, December 6, nearly 200 people joined the Westchester Jewish Council to celebrate Hon

DIVREI TORAH Dangerous Liaisons By Rabbi David Walk Vayishlach5777 This is a hard parsha. Please, forgive me, but when I read this Torah reading, I cant help but imagine what a movie of this episode

EDUCATION YUs GPATS Provides HighLevel Judaic Learning Opportunities for Girls New YorkA new initiative from Yeshiva Universitys Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies GPATS will provide new o

Respect 5777 Shabbos Parshas Vayechi 16 Teves Jan. 14 Did you know over shuls across joined last 300 136 cities years initiative I encourage every Rav to join Rabbi Zohn and NASCK and wish them Ha

TEXT INSIGHTS Was the Forbidden Fruit in Gan Eden an Apple By Mitchell First The forbidden fruit in Gan Eden is typically depicted as an apple in modern Western art and in millions of cartoons. But w

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HUMOR Skeletons in the Closet By Mordechai Schmutter One morning last week, my wife and I woke up to find that our closet bar had collapsed. Frankly, Im surprised it held on as long as it did. Not to

CHANUKAH Tips for Happy Hosting on Chanukah By Rachel Gross For many people Chanukah is a nonstop party, with events and celebrations happening every night. Especially if youre the host, it can feel

TECHNOLOGY YU Grad Rabbi Yonatan Frankel Develops Smarthome Technology CONTINUED FROM P. 1 clunky, wired system that has been around for decades, and still costs thousands of dollars. I knew there ha

DESTINATION KOSHER Kosherica Announces Luxurious Cruise Vacations and Passover Resorts Kosherica, the glatt kosher travel and leisure giant, is famous for its extraordinary attention to detail, exce

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DESTINATION KOSHER Historic Scranton Hotel to Host Yeshiva Week Getaway The historic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, located in the heart of Scranton By Chaim Davidson The Radisson Lackawanna St

LITERARY LINK The Chanukah Gift With Might and that Keeps on Giving Strength Tells Rabbi Jewish Literature at its Finest s i e By Rabbi Johnny Solomon Review of With Might and Strength An Autobiograp

LITERARY LINK Rabbi Paysach Krohn Is a Sparkling Storyteller By Ezra Banner Reviewing Illuminations of the Maggid, by Paysach Krohn 2016, Hardcover Artscroll. ISBN10 1422618226 This may be Rabbi Pays

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LITERARY LINK Trouble Ahead Provides Lessons for Young Readers By Faygie Holt Excerpted from Holts latest novel, Trouble Ahead, the second in the Achdus Club series The shrilling noise crept into her

LITERARY LINK Emunah With Love and Chicken Soup Is a Wonderful Clich By Sharona Braun Review of Emunah with Love and Chicken Soup The Story of Rebbetzin Henny Machlis, the Brooklynborn Girl Who Becam

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FUN IN ISRAEL Carve a Date in Your Next Trip to Israel By Nina Glick A refreshing new must on a family or couple trip to the Holy Land is a visit to The Workshopwhich is on the grounds of Kibbutz Ros

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FOOD WINE LINK Chanukah Is Better With Butter Breakstones Butter is touting butters benefits this Chanukah. ChicagoButter is making a comeback This season Breakstones is reminding consumers that butt

SCHOOLS SAR Academy Families Gather for STEM Family Challenge Day On Sunday, December 4, over sixty families gathered at SAR Academy for the schools very first STEM Science, Technology, Engineering a

SCHOOLS TABC Brings Warmth, Ruach and Limud HaTorah to Riverdale TABC enjoys several community shabbatonim throughout the year. Last Shabbat, 60 talmidim participated in the Riverdale shabbaton, toge

SCHOOLS Wounded Soldier Shares Powerful Story With Carmel Academy Students Carmel Academy warmly welcomed Ohad Roisblatt, a former IDF commander, who spoke with the schools seventh and eighth graders

SPORTS Swish for Sderot Yeshiva Basketball Tourney Is a WinWin for All CONTINUED FROM P. 1 The Swish for Sderot Yeshiva Day School Basketball Tournament Mega Grand Finale 2016 took place on Sunday, D

REAL ESTATE Home Inspections Licensed Professional Engineer vs. Licensed Home Inspector By Vivian J. Oleen Almost all purchasers of homes and sometimes of apartments want to have a professional evalu

REAL ESTATE Sellers Should Beware of Oil Tanks By Ruby Kaplan OK, so whats your excuse now The election is past us, the new presidentelect is to be sworn in on January 20, the stock market didnt cras

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INTERIOR DESIGN Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot By Jane Morgan Out with the old and in with the new, but lets not forget, goes the song we customarily sing at the stroke of midnight on New Years Ev

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