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Chesed in the Face of Adversity

Part I Our doors and synagogues may be shuttered, but our hearts are open to each other. Our communities are reaching out to their residents in caring

WZC US Elections Reveal ‘Tectonic Shift’

Based on initial reports released this week, groups promoting observant religious practices in Israel will have a much larger role in the American delegation to the

Corona Diary #2 : Praying for Jews and Praying for Humans

By Rabbi Moshe Taragin During the past few weeks, we have all prayed as never before. Most of us have been unable to attend our normal houses

Teaneck’s Maitland Ave Ushers in Shabbat Together

In a show of unity amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, residents of Maitland Avenue and surrounding streets in Teaneck came together this past Friday afternoon to

Pesach Shopping Like No Other Year

Pesach Shopping Like No Other Year

Pesach Shopping Like No Other Year

Pesach shopping in the best of times is labor intensive. Now it’s complicated as well. Go to the store and face

Rabbi Sam Frankel to Present On Tefillah This Tuesday

Rabbi Sam Frankel to Present On Tefillah This Tuesday

Rabbi Sam Frankel to Present On Tefillah This Tuesday

Teaneck’s Rabbi Sam Frankel will be presenting with Congregation Beth Aaron on Zoom a presentation entitled ‘Why Do We Repeat the

Ashley Blaker’s ‘Strictly Unorthodox’ Available Free on YouTube

Ashley Blaker’s ‘Strictly Unorthodox’ Available Free on YouTube

British funny man Ashley Blaker is offering a little entertainment for people who are stuck at home due to social distancing and quarantine by uploading “Strictly Unorthodox,”

Gerald ‘Pateesh’ Freedman Propels Progress in Hillside

Gerald ‘Pateesh’ Freedman Propels Progress in Hillside

Gerald ‘Pateesh’ Freedman Propels Progress in Hillside

Gerald “Pateesh” Freedman is currently in his sixth term on the Hillside Township Council. His 21 years on the council span several

TABC Students and Faculty Spend Time ‘Together’ in Class and After Class

TABC Students and Faculty Spend Time ‘Together’ in Class and After Class

TABC Students and Faculty Spend Time ‘Together’ in Class and After Class

TABC’s Zoom classes, now in their second week, have been going remarkably well. Both the students’ commitment to their

RYNJ Connects Through Distance Learning

RYNJ Connects Through Distance Learning

RYNJ Connects Through Distance Learning

TABC’s Zoom classes, now in their second week, have been going remarkably well. Both the students’ commitment to their

Yavneh Middle School Students Enjoy Night Activities Together

Yavneh Middle School Students Enjoy Night Activities Together

Yavneh Middle School Students Enjoy Night Activities Together

This past week not only brought many new facets to the Yavneh Academy distance learning platform, but middle school

YU's Turell, Leifer, Halpert and Steinmetz Receive Major Accolades From D3hoops.com

YU's Turell, Leifer, Halpert and Steinmetz Receive Major Accolades From D3hoops.com

YU's Turell, Leifer, Halpert and Steinmetz Receive Major Accolades From D3hoops.com

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) D3hoops released its All-Region teams on its website last week, and Yeshiva University is heavily represented.

The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Kayla Miodownik

The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Kayla Miodownik

The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Kayla Miodownik

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 17-year-old Kayla Miodownik as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The senior at the

Ironman in Canada: Part 3

Ironman in Canada: Part 3

Ironman in Canada: Part 3

“I see it says ‘Swim, Bike, Run’ on your kippah. Is that the order? I have always wondered?” Tom Friedman asked me

A Plethora of New Kosher Wines for Passover 2020

A Plethora of New Kosher Wines for Passover 2020

A Plethora of New Kosher Wines for Passover 2020

Although new kosher wines are released throughout the year, the main season for the launches is Passover. This year a record number of new

Best Pesach Blondies (Gluten Free)

Best Pesach Blondies (Gluten Free)

Best Pesach Blondies (Gluten Free)

(Courtesy of www.kosher.com)

Cooking and Prep: 1 hour

Potato-Crust Meat Pizza

Potato-Crust Meat Pizza

Potato-Crust Meat Pizza

(Courtesy of www.kosher.com)

Cooking and Prep: 2 hours

Why We Sacrifice

Why We Sacrifice

Parshat Vayikra

This opening parsha of Sefer Vayikra serves as a logical continuation of the final parshiyot of Sefer Shmot that we read last

Tevilat Kelim in a River: Not an Option for Sephardic Jews

Tevilat Kelim in a River: Not an Option for Sephardic Jews

Many have recently asked whether we can immerse our keilim in a river. While this might be an option for Ashkenazic Jews in an extreme circumstance, it is never an option for a

The Origin of the Words ‘Tirosh’ and ‘Yayin’

The Origin of the Words ‘Tirosh’ and ‘Yayin’

The word “tirosh” appears 38 times in Tanach. What exactly does it mean? In order to understand it, we must understand the winemaking process. The first stage was crushing the
(JNS) Longtime Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein resigned his post this week rather than
(JNS) In light of the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of IDF soldiers are being
While much of the country comes to a halt, olim continue to arrive in
(Courtesy of St. Mary’s Hospital) As of March 23, the Centers for Disease Control
If you would have told me at the end of January that I’d be cooped up in the house
How do families and couples that had challenging relationships before isolation work
The internet can be a dangerous place for kids. What can start off as an innocent
As a Jewish organizer, there are a few events I look forward to each year
If there was ever something to be thankful for, it’s for being part of this
The recent coronavirus-driven turmoil on Wall Street has left many investors holding
(Courtesy of Cross River Bank) Cross River Bank (“Cross River”), a leading
We’re all spending a lot of time indoors now, “social distancing” to halt
More days have passed, and the only thing that remains constant is the increased
(BPT) The sounds of birds chirping, longer daylight hours, and budding trees and
Indisputably the Coronavirus has impacted the lives of every single person throughout
I’ve long wanted to attend the annual CPAC (Conservative Political Action
At the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs on Sunday, U.S. Ambassador to Israel
Who’s going to #SkipAIPAC? The hashtag campaign created by the anti-Zionist