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Team Emunah on the Move

Marathon runners need to possess ability, perseverance, and the desire to succeed. It comes as no surprise, then, that this last January, motivated teenagers, six boys and three girls, all students at Emunah’s Bet Elazraki children’s home in Netanya, Israel, enthusiastically participated in the half marathon in Miami,

Eitan Bernath to Host Student Competition at Second Annual Celebrity Food & Wine Show

Tenafly—Giants of Generosity has just confirmed Chopped Jr. 2014 contestant Chef Eitan Bernath, a Yavneh student and Teaneck resident, has agreed to be the special guest host for the student competition at the second annual Celebrity Food & Wine Show on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Clinton Inn in Tenafly. Bernath recently achieved

Nachum Segal Speaks at SSTC About the Power of Prayer

Livingston—The power of prayer was the focus of a talk on February 15, given by Jewish radio personality Nachum Segal at the Suburban Torah Center in Livingston, N.J. More than 60 people, including a number of individuals from nearby West Orange, attended the breakfast event.

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ShopRite Responds to West Orange Complaints

West Orange—More than 50 members of the West Orange kosher-keeping community attended a meeting at Congregation AABJ&D in early February, to express concerns about the apparent decrease in kosher products at the West Orange Shoprite. JLNJ printed a notice of the meeting in the January 29 issue. A representative from ShopRite’s corporate

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Let’s Help Level the Playing Field

Livingston—Founder Max Levitt believes that every child should enjoy the benefits of athletic involvement. Due to the high cost of equipment, that is not always possible. Leveling the Playing Field, based in Maryland, collects used sports equipment to donate to children who would not otherwise have the

BREAKING NEWS: Refuah Shleima to Rabbi Larry Rothwachs and Donny Hain

Teaneck--The Congregation Beth Aaron family and the Jewish Link of New Jersey, together with the Rothwachs and Hain families, wishes Rabbi Rothwachs (donor) and Donny Hain (donee) a refuah sheleyma following their kidney transplant surgeries, which were completed earlier today.

Rabbi Rothwachs' wife Chaviva has reported that both patients weathered the

Rinat and Beth Shalom to Hold Joint Pre-Pesach Beit Medrash Shiurim

On Shabbat, March 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm, two Teaneck area synagogues, Congregation Rinat Yisrael and Congregation Beth Sholom, will jointly hold a pre-Pesach Community Beit Midrash. The event will take place at Cong. Rinat Yisrael, 389 West Englewood Avenue, Teaneck, NJ.

This unique partnership will bring

Great News! Please Daven for Donny Hain (Doniel Naftali ben Reva Baila)

The Jewish Link of New Jersey has been informed that Donny Hain will be undergoing a kidney transplant tomorrow. The living donor is a member of the Teaneck Jewish community who found out about Donny's situation from

Chesed Fund Set Up for Shalom Yeladim Teachers Who Survived 60-Foot-Drop

Hackensack—Known to Shalom Yeladim students as Morah Lizzie and Morah Becca, Elizabeth Wolthoff, 23, and Rebecca Winslow, 25, both of Bergenfield, miraculously survived a shocking car accident late last week as Wolthoff’s car swerved away from a truck on Route 80’s Hackensack River Bridge. Her Toyota RAV4 went airborne as

JCC Metrowest to Host Purim Festivities

West Orange—During the week leading up to Purim, the Metrowest JCC will hold several events beginning with Family Fun Day on Sunday, March 1 from 10am to 11:30 in the Margulis Gymnasium. Special sports activities will be available, including a moon bounce, mini obstacle course, slides, tunnels and a special Tot Spot for children under 2.

JCC Dance Company Takes Master Classes with the New York City Rockettes

The JCC Dance Company at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades recently attended master classes with the famous New York City Rockettes, where they had the incredible opportunity to meet the dancers, take part in a question and answer session, and even enjoy a tour of Radio City. The school’s performance group dances in various venues

Rav Stav in Englewood: Explaining the Purpose of Tzohar

Englewood—Many members of the local Jewish community braved the snow and freezing temperatures to join Congregation Ahavath Torah’s Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi David Stav last Shabbos for three well-attended sessions. Rav Stav, as he is known, is the chief rabbi of the town of Shoham and co-founder and the chairman of Tzohar, the largest