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Monday, June 26, 2017

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Why ‘Kudos’ for Schmelz on Highgate Terrace Reconstruction?

Once again I feel the necessity of pointing out a significant inaccuracy in your paper’s reporting on Bergenfield. Last week you did a story on the reconstruction of Highgate Terrace (“Highgate Terrace: The Work Has

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SPARKS Thanks Twerski Lecture Attendees

We would like to thank those who came out and joined us for our unique awareness event on April 7in which we heard Rabbi Dr. A. J. Twerski share his experiences as a clinical psychiatrist. We are extremely grateful for all the support that Rabbi

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Thank You Butterflake!

The Gluten-Free Gemach would like to publicly thank Butterflake Bakery and Richard Heisler for the donation of dozens of exquisitely delicious cakes, cupcakes and cookies. Many people benefitted from your great generosity, especially children with celiac who now

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Michael Cohen Has Earned Our Support

I am writing to express my full support of our councilman, Michael Cohen, for a third term representing our community in Englewood. While it is true that I have known Michael for well over 20 years, that is not the reason I am supporting him,

We Must Address Lead Levels in Teaneck Schools

As the Teaneck Town Council concurrently was made aware, on March 15, 2016, I inquired by telephone with their Health Department about whether the lead levels in the schools and the township were recently checked. As the buck was passed from person to person to person, I was given the following verbatim responses: “We only do code

Help HIAS and Make Your Bubbe Proud

This is a response to the Jewish Link’s publication of the JNS article, “This Is Not Your Bubby’s Immigrant Aid Society,” (March 17, 2016). The Torah reiterates, no less than 36 times, versions of the commandment to love the stranger as ourselves, for we know the heart of a stranger, as we were once strangers in the land of Egypt. The

Letters to the Editor

Help HIAS and Make Your Bubbe Proud

This is a response to the Jewish Link’s publication of the JNS article, “This Is Not Your Bubby’s Immigrant Aid Society,” (March 17, 2016). The Torah reiterates, no less than 36 times, versions of the commandment to love the stranger as ourselves, for we know the heart of a

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Keep Dunkin Donuts Safe for Our Children

Dear Dunkin-Donuts Candy Man,

You have a cherubic face, an innocent smile and a kippah. You appear to be a Sabba (grandfather). However, I do not know you and the children with me do not know you. Therefore, you are a stranger.

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Which One Is It?

Councilman Jason Castle was quoted in the Bergen Record on March 4 as saying, “Everybody assumes that campaigns cost thousands upon thousands of dollars, but they don’t.” I find it conflicting that Castle would state that and also state in the same article that he

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Fiduciary Responsibility Extends Beyond Development

I am writing this letter as a private citizen of Teaneck for 24 years, and not as a trustee of the Board of Education.

The Jewish Link continues to highlight development as the "cure all"

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Take Action for School Choice

Dear Editor,

For the first time, Congress has before it a school choice bill to empower all parents in our nation’s capital to send their children to quality schools of their choice. Universal school choice in DC will undoubtedly serve as a model and trailblazer for all 50

Remembering Jack Wimpfheimer z”l

This past Friday marked one year since Mr. Jack Wimpfheimer returned his soul to his Maker.

His wife, Eve, mentioned that he was very charitable, noting that the last check with his name on it was to tzedaka.

This author, a neighbor in