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NATIONALWORLD NEWS The New York Times Goes Truther on the Temple Mount The newspaper settles the explosive historical question that cuts to the essence of competing claims to what may be the worlds m

NATIONALWORLDISRAEL NEWS COMMENTARY Its Not Holy War Its Heartless Murder By Elizabeth Kratz It seems like a thousand years have passed since the Jewish Link went on break for Sukkot. A horrifying wa

EDITORIAL Many Corrections Have Yet to Be Written Its not our practice to use this space to be critical of another publication, especially one as established as the New York Times. Weve watched over

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ANALYSIS A Review of International Beit Din Case 105 Part I of II By Rabbi Yaacov Sasson As the controversy surrounding the International Beit Din IBD continues to swirl, there is some confusion amon

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NEWS FROM ISRAEL Why Are Two Million Israelis Hungry by Joseph Gitler, Leket Israel Recently the USDA and the EPA announced a foodwaste challenge, with a goal to reduce food waste in the U.S. by 50 p

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Muslim Call to Prayer, or Arab Call to Violence A Terror Timeline By Eliana RudeeJNS.org Every day now, I am waking up to news of more murders around Jerusalem. Outside my window, I

NEWS FROM ISRAEL Yeshivot and Seminaries in Israel Prepare for Escalation in Violence By Tzvi SilverJLBWC Israel JerusalemThe recent surge in terrorism in Israel, which reached a new level with the b

COMMUNITY NEWS JCC on the Hudson Renamed Harold and Elaine Shames JCC on the Hudson By Lori Robinson On Thursday, October 8, the JCC on the Hudson broke ground on a new 6.6acre community campus in Ta

COMMUNITY NEWS Ambassador Dennis Ross Addresses Greenwich Audience on Iran Nuclear Deal By JLBWC Staff On September 24, Ambassador Dennis Ross spoke to a soldout crowd at Carmel Academy in Greenwich.

COMMUNITY NEWS Rabbi Dovid Cohen A Model of Patience, Perseverance and Purpose By Bracha K. Sharp RiverdaleRabbi Dovid Cohen has recently been appointed the Orthodox Unions newest Regional Director f

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DIVREI TORAH The Meaning of the Word Mabul A Flood of Possibilities By Mitchell First The word mabul is typically translated as flood. But in order to truly understand the meaning of a word, we must

BETH DIN INSIGHTS The Appropriate Timing of a Get By Rabbi Michoel Zylberman A recent letter to the editor of this publication IBD Rulings Invalidated Women Languish, September 10, 2015 touched on th

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TORAH MUSINGS Discussing the Big Questions of Life By Rabbi Gil Student I often hear complaints that the Jewish community does not discuss the big questions of life. Big Questions address allimportan

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