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Saturday, November 16, 2019

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Jersey Job Fair: Finding the Solution

(Courtesy of Jersey Job Fair) There are so many people looking for a new job.

Emailing out resumes to a dead computer, website or software is so spirit-breaking. The unknown feels so huge to people, and they forget that at the other end of the resumes are just normal nice bosses, average people looking

Looking for Recruitment? C-Staff Has the Solution

Jeff Chaitoff, founder of C-Staff Solutions, a staffing company based in Orlando, Florida, has been assisting companies recruit valuable employees in almost every industry for more than two decades. Offering recruiting services throughout the United States and abroad, C-Staff specializes in executive level and non-executive level placement,

Torah Live Looks to the Future With New Director of U.S. Operations

(Courtesy of Torah Live) As more North American schools and communities incorporate Torah Live into their programs, the innovative Jewish educational film company has opened its first American office in order to spread excitement about Torah and mitzvot to children and adults.

Women on Their Own: The New Normal in Society

We are all aware that life does not always follow the ideal pattern of that storybook portrayal that one anticipates as one journeys through life. Little girls play house as Mommies with Daddies (or Tatties or Abbas), with lots of dollies in their idyllic family. But for an ever-growing number of people in society at large and very much so

The Pros and Cons of Online Dating

Editor’s note: Names have been changed to protect people’s privacy.

The bar is crowded and far away from home, but Tiffany, 32 at the time, has hope that the date she is about to endure might go well. She set up this date through the app JSwipe, an online dating platform she was

Hike in High Point State Park During Chol Hamoed

For Chol Hamoed Sukkot, you might want to try a hike that’s a little farther away from home. This 6.5-mile hike, which takes about four hours, is in High Point State Park in northwestern New Jersey. It should take about an hour and a half to get there. The hike is rated as moderate, since

The Pros and Cons of Online Dating

Editor’s note: Names have been changed to protect people’s privacy.

The bar is crowded and far away from home, but Tiffany M., 32 at the time, has hope that the date she is about to endure might go well. She set up this date through the app JSwipe, an online dating platform she was

Arab and Jewish Contributions in Perspective

Part IV

Mustafa Abbasi, a researcher in the department of history and Galilee studies at Tel-Hai Academic College in northern Israel, is an advocate for a more balanced assessment of the Palestinian Arab response to the Nazi regime and the British in Mandate Palestine. His recent article

Memories From Home

Pronouncing the “Cholam” Vowel

Among Ashkenazi Jews there used to be four different ways of pronouncing the cholam vowel. Two of the four have survived after the Holocaust, namely the one of southern Germany, common in English-speaking countries, and the Polish cholam,

Sleeping Under the Stars

Dear Mordechai,

Due to some unforeseen enthusiasm from my kids, I’m sleeping in the sukkah this year, apparently. Any advice? Also, there are no alarm clocks out here, and I’m afraid I’m going to overshoot Shacharit.

Everyone eats in their sukkahs, but

Chol Hamoed Travel Guide Please enjoy The Jewish Link’s updated guide to help you enjoy Chol Hamoed to its fullest.

New Jersey

Turtle Back Zoo

See animals from all over the world, including giraffes, kangaroos, penguins, Komodo dragons, ostriches, bald eagles and sea lions. Included in the price of admission is a dinosaur-themed playground, and other attractions include pony rides and an endangered-species carousel, both $2. Next door to the zoo

A Band-Aid for a Pita Made Out of a Pita?

Israeli designer creates hilarious solutions for everyday problems.

Collecting vacation snow globes of favorite landmarks from popular cities and countries is a common pastime for kids and adults alike. But have a closer look at industrial designer Shaul