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Celebrating ‘The Book That Binds Us Together’

The U.S. Adult Chidon HaTanach, or “Bible Quiz,” finals were held this past Sunday at West Side Institutional Synagogue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Several hundred

Israel Faces Rocket Firestorm

Hundreds of rockets were launched at Israeli civilian areas by Palestinian terrorists from the Gaza Strip this week, following Israel’s assassination of senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Why We Dashed for Dignity: A Day to Remember

Why did we get involved in Yad Leah? Our involvement in Yad Leah started with our neighbor, Jessica Katz. We always see how much effort she puts

Fauda Star to Join FIDF’s 15th Annual NJ Tribute Dinner

Fauda Star to Join FIDF’s 15th Annual NJ Tribute Dinner

Fauda Star to Join FIDF’s 15th Annual NJ Tribute Dinner

FIDF, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, will host its 15th annual New Jersey tribute dinner on Monday, December 2, at

The ‘American Dream’ Opens Its Doors

The ‘American Dream’ Opens Its Doors

The ‘American Dream’ Opens Its Doors

While business analysts may have declared the era of the mega-mall over, the Ghermezian family, owners of American Dream,

‘Hate Has No Place’ at the Kaplen JCC in Tenafly

‘Hate Has No Place’ at the Kaplen JCC in Tenafly

‘Hate Has No Place’ at the Kaplen JCC in Tenafly

Filled to near capacity, the main auditorium of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades hosted a panel of local, regional and state leaders and

Ezer Mizion Hosts ‘Evening of Heroes,’ Kicks Off Teaneck Region Donor Pool

Ezer Mizion Hosts ‘Evening of Heroes,’ Kicks Off Teaneck Region Donor Pool

Ezer Mizion Hosts ‘Evening of Heroes,’ Kicks Off Teaneck Region Donor Pool

Ryan Hyman, national director of development for Ezer Mizion, opened the “Evening of Heroes” with two

BPY Has Eighth Grade Shabbaton in Teaneck

BPY Has Eighth Grade Shabbaton in Teaneck

BPY Has Eighth Grade Shabbaton in Teaneck

All for One and One for All was the theme of BPY’s eighth grade shabbaton.. The students spent a beautiful Shabbat in Teaneck. It was a

Frisch Holds Annual Open House

Frisch Holds Annual Open House

Frisch Holds Annual Open House

Yeshivat Frisch was delighted to welcome prospective students and their families to its annual Open House on November 10. The day was an

Moriah Votes on Election Day

Moriah Votes on Election Day

Moriah Votes on Election Day

Moriah nursery students got into the spirit of Election Day full force! They reviewed the candidates by name, discussed their good

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar Of the Week: Jacklyn Weber

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar  Of the Week: Jacklyn Weber

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar Of the Week: Jacklyn Weber

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 9-year-old Jacklyn Weber as this week’s Sportstar of the Week.

Ultra Marathon: Part 1

Ultra Marathon: Part 1

Ultra Marathon: Part 1

Last year, I ran two marathons, seven days apart. So this year, I decided to run a marathon and an ultra marathon...two weeks

Frisch Varsity Hockey Tops Kushner 4-2

Frisch Varsity Hockey Tops Kushner 4-2

Frisch Varsity Hockey Tops Kushner 4-2

On Monday night, November 11, the Frisch Cougars faced off against the Kushner Cobras. Both teams came into the game undefeated, but Kushner

Scenes from Kosherfest 2019

Scenes from Kosherfest 2019

Scenes from Kosherfest 2019

Kosherfest, the annual trade show for the kosher food industry, took place on November 12 and 13

Top Nine Reasons Why You Should Eat Like an Israeli

Top Nine Reasons Why You Should Eat Like an Israeli

Hummus, tomato-cucumber salad, extra-virgin olive oil … these and other staple foods on virtually every Israeli table undoubtedly helped propel the country to No. 1 on a new

Superb Shakshuka

Superb Shakshuka

Superb Shakshuka

One of the superstars of the famed hearty Israeli breakfast is shakshuka, a poached egg dish in spicy tomato sauce.

Elisha’s Oil Miracle: The Commonly Posed Question

Elisha’s Oil Miracle: The Commonly Posed Question

Elisha’s Oil Miracle: The Commonly Posed Question

People frequently ask why Elisha’s oil miracle for the widow (first part of Melachim II 4) is included in the haftarah of Parshat Vayera.

Two Personalities, Two Missions

Two Personalities, Two Missions

Two Personalities, Two Missions

Parshat Vayera

This week’s haftarah selection, taken from Sefer Melachim Bet, shares with us two

When Did We First Use Gematria?

When Did We  First Use Gematria?

When Did We First Use Gematria?

Samuel 13:1 tells us that Saul was one year old when he began to reign: “ben shana Shaul be-malcho.” If you look at the Soncino, their translation suggests that there

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About a year ago, I stopped at a Teaneck eatery to pick up some food and I noticed
The hot buzz these days is “Medicare for All.” Medicare for all has split the
SensoryWellness, an occupational therapy and reflex integration practice, has
This is the story of two brothers. Not two biblical brothers, with opposing
My father’s 22nd yahrzeit fell on the weekend of a bar mitzvah we
Step #4 Part 2 פתח תפתח את ידך לאחיך לעניך ולאבינך
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Permanent life insurance is a descriptive term for policies designed to remain in
Bestselling author Frank Abagnale, formerly a con artist, recently released a book
Just a refresher to revert back to my last article over the summer in the Jewish
Let’s first start with the indestructible stock market. Improving sentiment
(StatePoint) Transformative home renovations don’t need to be complicated,
In recent years, socialism—the ideology that gave birth to some of the worst
In many Jewish homes, the conversation around the Shabbat table regularly circles
Israel marks the anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur War this week, a war that cost