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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Editorials

Supporting Gottheimer’s Golan Resolution

New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer got it so on point recently when he introduced a resolution urging the United States to formally recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

There is no more vital time than now for the Trump Administration to validate the New Jersey Congressman’s

Democrats Were Right to Pull Away From Women’s March

Louis Farrakhan.

A man who would compare Jews to “termites” and refer to Hitler as a “great man” and Judaism as a “gutter religion.”

How much connection to the Women’s March does anyone need from Louis Farrakhan to viscerally understand that this is a

Gov. Murphy, Thank You For Making Us Safer!

With his signature, Gov. Phil Murphy, before the over 300 assembled at YBH of Passaic on Tuesday, dramatically improved the safety of the state’s Jewish schools and those of other faiths.

The governor signed into law legislation that doubles the security allocation for the state’s nonpublic schools.

TVAC Honors Eizik With ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

Jay “Yaakov” Eizik was honored on Tuesday night at the Teaneck Town Council meeting, with the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps Lifetime Achievement Award. Joining TVAC in 1985, Eizik has responded to 1755 calls. 

(l-r) Jay Eizik, with fellow TVAC members Deputy Mayor Mark “Mendy”

2018 Was a Year of Growth in So Many Ways for Israel

Gaza. BDS. New elections. Yet another U.N. resolution condemning Israel.

The list of negative connections to Israel seems to go on and on, typically with many of world anti-Semitism’s usual suspects (Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran, etc.) grabbing the media’s attention.

As

MAZAL TOV!

The Jewish Link wishes a heartfelt mazal tov to Rabbi David and Dr. Miriam Hirsch and Rabbi Chaim and Chavie Hagler on the engagement of their children Esther and Tzvi! Mazal tov to Tzvi’s grandparents, Jewish Link columnists Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Glick and Contributing Editor Nina Glick, and Pauline Hagler. Esther is a former

Netanyahu Gets Our Early Vote to Remain PM

Let history be our judge. April 9 is not the time for Israel to be led by anyone else but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

So what if it is a record-fifth election? So what of his longevity in passing founding Prime Minister David Ben Gurion?

If we are mentioning

Golan Status? Something for Israel to Review

In the spring of 2000, some 13 years prior to the founding of The Jewish Link of New Jersey, a group of African-American elected officials from around the nation took an information-gathering trip to Israel.

At the same time, there was talk of Israel negotiating with Syria about the future of the Golan

Only Monsters Do This

This time it was Shira Ish-Ran, 21, 30 weeks pregnant, and her husband, Amichai, who both suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Their premature baby boy was reported to have passed away at press time.

There is no justification for this kind of violence toward unarmed, helpless civilians.

Support Your Neighbors: Support Project Ezrah This Motzei Shabbat

Project Ezrah’s annual dinner is this Motzei Shabbat at Englewood’s Congregation Ahavath Torah. If you live in Bergen County and are a member of a shul, you received your invitations, viewed emails about the dinner, heard from your local rabbi about it, and perhaps received calls and emails from friends and

A Chance for the UN to Condemn Hamas

In what might be her last important act as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley is going after Hamas.

And rightly so.

It is our hope that civility and reason and force will send a message to this despicable terrorist group on Thursday when the U.N.

Overcoming HW’s ‘Lonely Little Guy’ Description

President George H.W. Bush knew he had made a huge mistake.

The year was 1991 and the President had voiced opposition to $10 billion in loan guarantees to Israel.

He had opposed the loans as a sort of punishment for Israel’s continued West Bank and Gaza