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Friday, July 28, 2017

MB Klyman Wins Bronze at 20th Maccabiah Games

The 20th Maccabiah Games had over 10,000 athletes from 80 countries competing in 52 sports all over Israel, including local wrestler MB Klyman, who took home

Rabbi Mark Staum to Helm Bergen JLE

In the spirit of its “lev,” or 32nd anniversary, Rabbi Mark Staum has been appointed to head the Bergen County Jewish Learning Experience. In keeping with

South Monsey Eruv Prompts Mahwah Hysteria

Township officials in Mahwah, at the northern end of Bergen County near the New York border, have ordered the removal of PVC piping that bears an

JFNNJ’s Jason Shames Redefines Non-Profit Leadership

Anyone who thinks Jewish Federation activities are rote, bureaucratic or boring has clearly never met the CEO of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, the

South Monsey Eruv Prompts Mahwah Hysteria

South Monsey Eruv Prompts Mahwah Hysteria

South Monsey Eruv Prompts Mahwah Hysteria

Township officials in Mahwah, at the northern end of Bergen County near the New York border, have ordered the removal of PVC piping

Rabbi Mark Staum to Helm Bergen JLE

Rabbi Mark Staum to Helm Bergen JLE

Rabbi Mark Staum to Helm Bergen JLE

In the spirit of its “lev,” or 32nd anniversary, Rabbi Mark Staum has been appointed to head the Bergen County Jewish Learning

Rabbi Aryeh Leibowitz Gives Inaugural Shiur of Beth Abraham’s Nine Days’ Learning Program

Rabbi Aryeh Leibowitz Gives Inaugural Shiur of Beth Abraham’s Nine Days’ Learning Program

Rabbi Aryeh Leibowitz Gives Inaugural Shiur of Beth Abraham’s Nine Days’ Learning Program

On Monday, July 24, Rabbi Aryeh Leibowitz of Sha’alvim gave the first of the five night shiurim as part of Beth Abraham of Bergenfield’s

Yeshiva University Grants Tenure to 17 Faculty, Full Professorship to Two

Yeshiva University Grants Tenure to 17 Faculty, Full Professorship to Two

Yeshiva University Grants Tenure to 17 Faculty, Full Professorship to Two

The Yeshiva University Board of Trustees recently awarded tenure to 17 faculty members across the University’s

Union Y Campers Love Israel Day

Union Y Campers Love  Israel Day

Union Y Campers Love Israel Day

Danielle Perlmutter and Esti Gerbi welcomed campers to a special day all about Israel, including a falafel lunch. Not pictured is shaliach

Camp 613 Art Showcases Campers’ Individuality

Camp 613 Art Showcases Campers’ Individuality

Camp 613 Art Showcases Campers’ Individuality

At Camp 613, Creative Arts, led by Miriam Rosenfeld, spans all three divisions—preschool, boys and girls.

Children Are All Smiles During Camp Gan Israel’s Fourth Week

Children Are All Smiles During Camp Gan Israel’s Fourth Week

Children Are All Smiles During Camp Gan Israel’s Fourth Week

Over two hundred children enjoyed their fourth week at Gan Israel Day Camps, based in Morristown and Randolph, New Jersey. Gan Israel began

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Akiva Rotenberg

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Akiva Rotenberg

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Akiva Rotenberg

Editor’s Note: The Jewish Link would like to welcome our friends at the Teaneck Doghouse as our new weekly Sportstar of the Week

The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Eliav Baron

The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Eliav Baron

The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Eliav Baron

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize fourteen year old Eliav Baron as this week’s sportstar. Baron, a member of the Yavneh

Tips to Make the Most of Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Tips to Make the Most of Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Tips to Make the Most of Your Next Outdoor Adventure

(StatePoint) Spending time enjoying nature is good for the body and mind, helping to reduce stress, increase focus and provide

Don’t Judge a Wine by Its Color: These Reds Are Perfect for Summertime Sipping

Don’t Judge a Wine by Its Color:  These Reds Are Perfect for Summertime Sipping

Don’t Judge a Wine by Its Color: These Reds Are Perfect for Summertime Sipping

Experts recommend top four red varieties for ‘chilling out’ with when the heat is on.

(Courtesy of

Wedge These Cheese Triangles Into Your Menu

Wedge These Cheese Triangles Into Your Menu

Wedge These Cheese Triangles Into Your Menu

Tnuva Cheese Wedges are not only a delectable, spreadable treat on sandwiches, they also can be used as a key ingredient in various recipes throughout the year

Kosher.com Serves Up Delicious Cauliflower Mac and Cheese for the Nine Days

Kosher.com Serves Up Delicious Cauliflower Mac and Cheese for the Nine Days

(courtesy of kosher.com) Keeping dinners interesting, delicious and nutritious during the nine-day period leading up to Tisha

Local Tisha B’Av Programming

Local Tisha B’Av Programming

Local Tisha B’Av Programming

Keter Torah Will Host Rabbi Dr. J.J. Schacter Starting at 9:15 a.m.

Sanhedrin 6 and 7

Sanhedrin 6 and 7

Sanhedrin 6 and 7

May these words of Torah serve as a merit le’iluy nishmat Menachem Mendel ben Harav Yoel David Balk, a”h.

A Tisha B’Av Lesson From Hacham Ovadia Yosef and Chalak Beit Yosef

A Tisha B’Av Lesson From Hacham  Ovadia Yosef and Chalak Beit Yosef

A Tisha B’Av Lesson From Hacham Ovadia Yosef and Chalak Beit Yosef

An important lesson for Tisha b’Av may be gleaned from Hacham Ovadia Yosef’s approach to the issue of chalak, or glatt kosher

(JNS.org) Israel decided Monday to remove the metal detectors at the Temple Mount in
(JNS.org) An Israeli embassy security guard who was stabbed by a Jordanian terrorist
(TPS) Walking behind a model of the al-Aqsa Mosque, thousands of Hamas gunmen marched
Ethan Keiser saw the difficulty his wife’s grandparents faced when they
This past week I had the privilege of being in a full-day workshop that the Jewish
Whether we were brought up to avoid the topic of money in social situations or had
It was the words I’d been waiting to hear for several long months of navigating
About five years ago my younger sister came up with an idea to produce a family
Spring semester has long since ended, but you’re already feeling the summer days
It’s happened to all of us at one point in our lives. We get hooked on a really
We all love one-stop shopping; finding everything we need without having to
(Courtesy of Elozor Preil) As much as we might want to believe there is a magic
Do you want to buy a new home and sell your current home? Where do you begin? How
There are a few events in a person’s life that will forever be etched in their
While I was leaving the office last Friday, I received a frantic call from a Real
Non-Orthodox Jews are angry about the Israeli government’s decision to go back on
Washington—Anti-Israel bias in the textbooks used by many American high schools
The headlines of the Jewish press this week were filled with stories about angry