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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Editorials

For AIPAC Confab, What  a Difference a Year Makes

Pardon the cliché, but as the saying goes, “What a difference a year makes!”

As we approach the annual AIPAC Policy Conference that will attract thousands of delegates from all over the U.S. and the world, the goals and focus from last year will be dramatically obvious.

The Jewish Link Partners With Monsey.com to Launch New Newspaper

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and its affiliated Jewish Link Media Group are proud to announce the launch on March 23 of its newest print publication—The Monsey.com print edition—which will serve the thriving greater Monsey and Rockland County-area Jewish communities. The new publication, which will print every other Thursday

The Shopping Maven Joins The Jewish Link Media Group

The Jewish Link of New Jersey (JLNJ) and its affiliated Jewish Link Media Group are excited and proud to welcome The Shopping Maven into the growing Jewish Link family of publications. The Shopping Maven, founded two years ago by Aaron and Dina Klein of Teaneck, is a glossy-format bi-monthly magazine that is distributed widely in

A Cinderella Story on the Base Paths

It was the Cinderella story of the winter. In this case Cinderella wasn’t wearing glass slippers, but baseball spikes.

Israel World Baseball Classic team, ranked 41st and made up of seven former major leaguers and 20 minor league players, heard the clock strike 12 Wednesday morning. The team

A Freilichen Purim

A light rain fell on the East Coast the other evening.

It was just enough to dampen roads.

But to most of the Jewish students out collecting matanot l’evyonim, the raindrops weren’t going to dampen their spirit of purpose.

Four Years Living the Dream!

Mazel tov to our co-publisher, Moshe Kinderlehrer, on the fourth anniversary 

of The Jewish Link. Earlier this week, a few Jewish Link staff members threw Moshe a surprise party, cake and all.

 

My Shabbat With 58 Kidney Donors

Over the course of each of the family-style Shabbat meals last weekend at the Radisson Hotel in Piscataway, New Jersey, at the first-ever Renewal Kidney Donor Appreciation Shabbaton, person after person told me the story of their kidney donation. What bound their stories together was that, for them, donating a kidney was

Security Concerns and  the Delegitimization of Hate

Our community has its concern focused on the ever-growing number of Jewish Community Centers and Jewish schools that have received harrowing, chilling bomb threats since the beginning of 2017, including those in our readership area. We have also witnessed unthinkable cruelty in seeing hundreds of tombstones toppled in Jewish cemeteries in

Celebrating The Jewish Link’s Fourth Birthday

It is with much hakarat hatov to the community that our publishers, editors and staff celebrate our fourth anniversary bringing you, our readers, an ever-increasing collection of news and features for your Shabbat enjoyment. The truth is, as more and more of the world goes digital, we have never been only perceived as a Shabbat paper, since

Training the Next Generation of Link Reporters

Jewish Link Editor Elizabeth Kratz joined Mrs. Chana Greenberg’s fifth grade girls at RYNJ for their yearly coaching session on how to write and edit their upcoming Shushan Link newspaper. One of the Shushan Link’s articles is selected annually to be published in The Jewish Link’s Purim edition.

We Are A  Nation Built on Religious Tolerance

Instead of criticizing President Donald Trump’s condemnation of recent spikes in anti-Semitism like we’ve seen from left-leaning media outlets, we’d like to validate his words as important and timely. President Trump said on Tuesday, “The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community at community centers are horrible and are a

Join Us This Sunday to Support SINAI Schools

We at The Jewish Link are proud that one of the jewels of our Jewish community is SINAI Schools, which creates individualized yeshiva day school educations for our children with special needs. With SINAI preparing to grow and expand to include SAR in the coming fall of 2018, we are proud to have some small part in partnering with