Sunday, April 30, 2017


The Road to Redemption

My publisher informed me that this week would be their “Pesach issue,” and I was racking my brain to come up with something to write about. Since my articles generally follow the pattern that something happens, I think about it and then share a lesson, focusing it to be about Pesach is hard unless I happen to be hit on the head

How the PEYD Team Travels This Winter Vacation

Family of Five to Los Angeles/Disneyland

Part IV

In our series documenting how the PEYD Team traveled this winter break using airline miles and credit card points to offset the cost of the airfare and hotels, we share our insider

Kids of Courage Takes 50 Children  With Serious Illnesses on Ski Adventure

It’s the moment Kids of Courage was waiting for…Ski Madness 2017! As we waved goodbye to a snowy New York on Thursday morning, March 16, we said hello to…an even snowier Connecticut! The first half of the day was spent in SportsCenter Connecticut, eating a scrumptious lunch, playing fun arcade games, winning

The Chesed Fund Raises Over Four Million Dollars in One Year

After launching just over a year ago, The Chesed Fund has just passed the milestone of four million dollars raised for charity.

The platform’s founder, Avi Kehat, says he never expected the platform to grow so quickly. “I’m just a coder, holding down a full-time job. I devote

Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business Launches New Master’s Degree in Taxation

Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business announced that it will offer a new master’s degree in taxation. The one-year, 30-credit program will draw on the school’s unique expertise to place graduates on the cutting edge of today’s evolving tax world and enable them to succeed in any work or market environment.

YU and Women’s League Community Residences Plan Makor College Experience

Beginning this fall, a new partnership between Women’s League Community Residences (WLCR), a lifespan social services organization, and Yeshiva University will make a Jewish collegiate experience accessible to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Called the Makor College Experience, the

The Family Gene Chronicles a Medical Mystery

Discussing The Family Gene by Joselin Linder (2017). Hardcover. 272 pages. Ecco. ISBN-10: 0062378899. $17.36.

With varices in her digestive track that are so delicate they can burst at any time, author Joselin Linder spoke candidly and comfortably with The Moth senior

An Interview With Kollel Chatzos Yungeleit

Mazel tov! With joy and celebration, klal Yisrael welcomes the newest Kollel Chatzos in the “ir v’eim b’Yisrael,” Boro Park. Situated in the beautiful Ne’imos HaChaim Bais Medrash, comprising an elite group of hand-picked talmidei chachamim, the kollel is impressive indeed. The fifth in

My Special AIPAC Experience

I am an eighth grader at Yeshivat Noam and together with my father,  I attended the AIPAC Policy Conference this past week. Before I get to the amazing things that took place at the conference I want to tell you the story of my visit to the White House.

My parents have a contact who

Bava Batra 60

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


This week we learned Bava Batra 60. Here are some highlights.

Bava Batra 60: Practical

Vayikra: The Divine Pizza

Vayikra: 2:1

The Divine Pizza Dishes It Out: An Imaginary Restaurant Review

Special to The Jewish Link

Lou Feingold’s life is dominated by pizzas. He is not only the owner of the most

Spiritual Acquisitions Attained by Giving: A Tribute to Ovadia Mussaffi, zt”l

Moshe Rabbeinu desperately and vigorously sought to dodge his appointment by Hashem as the redeeming agent of Israel. His primary motivation, explains Rashi, was the desire to avoid hurting his older brother Aharon. Aharon had been the leader of our people and Moshe was deeply concerned that his supplanting Aharon as