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Saturday, December 07, 2019

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TABC Rebbeim Make the Rounds at Camp

In the last couple of weeks, several TABC rebbeim traveled up to camp to visit TABC students and alumni. It’s always nice to see a friendly face from home while you’re up at camp, and the boys really enjoyed connecting with Rabbi Josh Kahn at Camp Dora Golding, Camp Nesher and Camp Morasha; Rabbi Sariel

Local Teens Visit Boston, Donate Time and Money

Eighteen local teens who are participating in the Teen Adventures Travel and Volunteer Camp at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades recently traveled to Boston where they took part in a special social service project, “Cradles to Crayons,” to help financially challenged families get a head start as they prepare their children for

Happy Campers at Fairlawn Jewish Day

Fair Lawn Jewish Day Camp—a Bergen County camp since 2008 currently serving over 350 campers—offers a summer experience of fun and adventure in a safe, attention to detail, kid-first philosophy and traditional Jewish setting. The campers return year after year, looking forward to trips that are fun

Camp Tiyulim Makes Time for Chesed

The Union Y’s Camp Tiyulim, a division of Chaverim, while they visited a long term care facility as part of their chesed program. The campers, seventh through ninth grades, donated puzzles and bingo cards.         (Credit: Jani Jonas)

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Chamber Music Students Perform

Students from the Thurnauer School of Music at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades performed in the final recital of the 14th annual Thurnauer Chamber Music Camp, led by Zoran Jakovcic. Sixteen students, ranging in age from eight to 17, traveled from throughout northern New Jersey and Manhattan to enjoy two fun and

Busy at Camp Shalom

Over 1700 Bachurim Hear Guidance from Senior Gedolei Yisrael

Dirshu’s Event for Bachurim Entering Yeshiva Gedolah a Resounding Success

“Every bachur must realize that he was created to serve Hashem according to the abilities that Hashem gave him. Not every person has the same ability as his friend. A bachur who does not look over his shoulder

Devarim 5775: Unrevised History

Moses begins what may well be history’s first Farewell Address.

As he reviews the good, the bad, and even the ugly, he also does one other thing: he keeps his role true, and public.

He speaks of the Exodus, of Divine might, and of victory at the Red Sea and then

On Torah Min Hashamayim and the Ordination of Women

The Jewish Link has been running a series of articles about the differences between the Rabbinical Council of America and Yeshivat Chovevai Torah on Torah min Hashamayim. I’d like to shed a little light on the issue from a perhaps unexpected source, my teacher, the great Gaon, Prof. Saul Lieberman (May 28, 1898–March 23, 1983),

Tisha B’Av: A Tale of Two Temples

Donny and Zevi competed over everything. It had been that way almost since the day they were born. At their earliest Shabbat afternoon playdates, they would play Monopoly like their lives depended on the outcome, and when it came to Risk, they pursued world conquest with a passion that would have made any general or dictator

Laws Of Love

Rabbi Mordechai Finkelman, Mashgiach in Yeshiva Ohr HaChaim in Queens, NY, and a personal rebbe, related that at a Torah Umesorah Convention he attended some years ago, he was privileged to hear a lecture from Rav Shimon Schwab, zt”l on the topic of educating children. Rav Schwab mentioned that he felt that a parent should give an