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Happy Chanukah Linking Bergen, Essex Union Counties Chanukah Sameach Issue 108 JEWISH LINK OF NEW JERSEY By Elizabeth Kratz For more than 15 years, Sinai Schools vocational students have volunteere

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ISRAELWORLD NEWSBRIEFS Holocaust Survivor Pays It Forward combined sources In 1938, thenchild George Weidenfeld managed to escape the horrors of the Holocaust and emigrate to the United Kingdom, thank

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ANALYSIS Bucking the Social Trends of Other Religions, RCA Affirms Womens Greatest Power By Rabbi Dov Fischer On October 30, the Rabbinical Council of America concluded an extended and robust interna

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COMMENTARY 11.19.15. By Yakir Zwebner via Times of Israel printed with permission I sit in my dorm room, beneath my covers, feeling safe but oh, so lost. I sit and type for I am not sure of what else

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WORLDISRAEL NEWS Gap Year Students Memorialize Ezra Schwartz, HYD CONTINUED FROM P. 1 rorist attack just two weeks ago while on the way to do chesed for soldiers in Gush Etzion. Though I was not pres

WORLDISRAEL NEWS ExCambridge Academic Justifies Boycotting Israeli Schoolgirl By Marcus DyschThe Jewish Chronicle A former Cambridge academic who told a 13yearold Israeli girl she would answer her qu

COMMUNITY NEWS FIDF Holds Annual Tribute Dinner More than 450 members of the New Jersey Jewish community gathered Monday night for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces FIDF New Jersey Chapter Ann

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COMMUNITY NEWS NJ Natives Honored at OHEL Gala On Sunday, November 22, more than 1,300 friends and supporters of OHEL Childrens Home and Family Services, the largest gathering in OHELs history, packe

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COMMUNITY NEWS Rabbi Nota Greenblatt Officiates Tamar Epstein Remarriage Without Get By JLNJ Staff Tamar Epstein, one of the catalysts in the ongoing discussion about agunot Jewish women unable to re

COMMUNITY NEWS All Ages Gear Up For December Events at Black Box Performing Arts Center of Teaneck TeaneckThroughout the month of December, a number of exciting special events, all open to the public

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COMMUNITY NEWS Shepping Nachas for HASC presents By Nina Glick On the morning of November 22, we attended a breakfast reception wearing many hats. We were there as parents of a HASC camper who for 35

Shabbos Parshas Vayechi 2015 Respect JOIN THE MOVEMENT. On Shabbos Parshas Vayechi, over 250 shuls in Jewish communities across the nation will be utilizing the teachable moment that the Parsha today

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ESSEX UNION COMMUNITY NEWSBRIEFS Join the Chanukah Car Menorah Parade Sponsored by Friendship Circle, the Chabads of West Orange and Short Hills and the Rabbinical College of America Lubavitch, the

DVAR TORAH Man Plans, God Laughs By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb You thought your life would run smoothly, right We all do. Then, something comes off, tragic or happy, which proves to us that life is not

SEPHARDIC CORNER JEWISH NATIONAL FUND INVITES YOU TO THE Discerning the Voice of Hashem By Rabbi Haim Jachter Only Reuven heard the voice of Hashem The brothers confer with each other and plan to mu

C H A N U K A H troduction to Megillat Antiochus, R. Saadiah writes that most of the nation read it. R. Saadiah does not state that it was read as part of a Chanukah ritual, but that would be a

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C H A N U K A H Queen Shlomtzion In the Spirit of the Maccabees By Larry Domnitch Throughout history, victory has been achieved by different means. The Maccabees arose and declared revolt whic

C H A N U K A H Chanukah and Mesorah By Rabbi Gil Student Some years, my busy season intersects with Chanukah and I cannot get home from work until very late. On those nights, my family lights

C H A N U K A H Its a Musical Chanukah Gift Ideas For All Ages By Elizabeth Kratz The new Maccabeats song is out, and its delicious Called Latke Recipe, the newest a capella song from the YU g

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C H A N U K A H Chanukah A Survey of the Ancient Sources CONTINUED FROM P. 36 es, Antiochus persecution of the Jews is mentioned in ancient sources such as Diodorus and Tacitus but the referen

C H A N U K A H The Art of Gift Giving The Gift, the Message and the Presentation By Leah Goldstein A gift is often the best way to express sentiments of warmth, appreciation, caring and good

C H A N U K A H HUMOR Chanukah Giving That Counts By Nina Glick Most of our children are excited about the prospect of receiving gifts on Chanukah. Thats the easy part. What we should also pass

HUMOR Talk About Dieting By Mordechai Schmutter Im trying to lose weight in time for my brotherinlaws wedding. I dont know why. Im not even the one getting married. But its my wifes brother, and she

PARENTING Diaper Nation By Sarah Abenaim My mom used to use cloth diapers on my youngest brother, in an effort to preserve the environment. The other five of us were spared of this embarrassment. We

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MENTAL HEALTH What Is the Point By Temimah Zucker, LMSW In recent weeks and specifically recent monthsthe world as a whole has witnessed countless acts of terror. We wake up each morning praying that

MENTAL HEALTH Mental Health Goes Digitaland Everyone Benefits By Jenny Gans West Orange native Stephanie Shapiro, as a graduate student in Wurzweiler School of Social Work, found information pertaini

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F OD W NE LINK OF NEW JERSEY The Tasty Moments of Chanukah By Nina Glick To most of us when we hear that Chanukah is coming, we start savoring the taste of latkes on our palates. Everyone has their s

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THE HEALTH LINK CHILD DEVELOPMENT Advocacy The Topic Nobody Wants to Discuss By Alyssa Colton MA, OTR and Aviva Lipner MA, OTR the hard way that we have to advocate for our children in their school.

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Tepee Gathering Held at Yavneh Yavneh Academy first graders transformed their classroom into a Native American tepee with animal furs, feathers and blankets on the walls. Donning their colorful headdr

JKHA Students Celebrate Thanksgiving On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the JKHA nursery, preK and kindergarten students gathered together to celebrate Thanksgiving. True to the spirit of the holiday

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RYNJs Ma Nishma Starts New Season RYNJ students Racheli Finkelstein and Ita Shechter, editorsinchief of the RYNJ Hebrew newspaper, proudly holding this years first issue of Ma Nishma. TABC and NCSY T

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