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Well-meaning though they may be, the ideas put forth by Jonathan Lamm (“What’s Wrong With Yeshiva Week?,” January 9, 2020) are not viable solutions to the yeshiva tuition crisis. Changing the dates of the winter yeshiva break is a non-starter for all the reasons he himself states. Tax bracket-tiered tuition and
Chaya Lebovic in her article “A Call for Action, Literally” (December 5, 2019) brought up a very important issue affecting our children. This is the lack of adequate physical activity in our kids’ lives. She stresses the importance of physical activity in relation to both the emotional and physical well being of
We’ve all been shocked by the two incidents in December of pedestrians being hit by cars in this intersection, one fatally. My husband came up with a suggestion that should be easy to implement and hopefully help avoid further accidents.
Responding to Hillel Koslowe on his response (December 5, 2019) to Rabbi Steven Pruzansky’s article in The Jewish Link (“The First Modern Orthodox Jew: Two Models,” November 21, 2019), Mr. Koslowe’s credentials consist of the fact that he grew up in Bergenfield, went to TABC, learned in Yeshiva Har Etzion, davens
I believe that your readers will find the following information interesting. Last week I received this announcement from Facebook concerning my public page, “Your post goes against our Community Standards so only you can see it.” What was my objectionable post? It was a video that I shared from “Breaking Israel News, Israel365”
There were two items in last week’s JLNJ (December 26, 2019) related to a pending Highland Park Borough Council anti-Semitism, anti-BDS resolution, that give me cause for concern.
The first item was the report of Assemblyman Gary Schaer’s discussion at the Orthodox forum in our area on December 21
Thoughts and prayers; expressions of outrage; hand-wringing, finger-pointing, and bickering on social media…ENOUGH!
On behalf of everyone at Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey, our hearts break and our blood boils from the impact of anti-Semitism, the loss of life, the spread of hate
This past Shabbat Chanukah, Rabbi Pruzansky, in his eloquent, erudite approach to imparting concerns of important topics in the community, focused this week on the issue of defense in times of attack.
We all are terrorized with the current pervasive threat hovering around the world elicited by the
Anti-Semitism is well defined by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance as “a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of antisemitism are directed toward Jewish or non-Jewish individuals and/or their property, toward Jewish community institutions and
When I reflect on December 10, 2019, I think about Douglas Miguel Rodriguez Barzola. I wonder how he started his day, if he noticed anything different on his way to work at JC Kosher Supermarket in Jersey City. As a father, I imagine thoughts of family were on his mind—of his wife, Martha, and his 11-year-old
In the issue of December 12, 2019, Rabbi Mordechai and Nina Glick wrote an article on “Lessons Learned From Mr. Rogers.” Despite the benign title of the article, this piece was powerful and gutsy. The authors describe the rejection of a niece by a family because she chose a gay lifestyle. As the article states, “Where is the sanity in
Anti-Semitism is well defined by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s as
“a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of