There’s nothing good we can take away after last week’s horrific fire claimed the lives of seven children of Gabriel and Gayle Sassoon in Brooklyn due allegedly to a hot plate’s electrical malfunction. In this week’s edition of the Jewish Link, we remember with Phillys Seidenfeld the four children she lost due to a fire in her
It’s that time of the year when many members of our family are counting the days until Passover.
With that for some comes the planning, shopping, the inviting and ah yes, the cleaning.
It’s probably good to own a car wash with high-powered vacuum cleaners around
A dramatic Tuesday in Israel didn’t come to an end until the stressful election night transitioned into early Wednesday morning. Then Israeli media, both Internet and TV, were covering Benjamin Netanyahu, saying, “Against all odds, we obtained a great victory for Likud.”
By the time coalitions are
Was it or wasn’t it US Senator Robert “Bob” Menendez (D-NJ) who brought AIPAC Policy Conference participants to their feet in rousing applause just last week? Wasn’t he once the local congressman from Union City who always stood by the Jewish community, from the very beginning of his public service?
Someone had to say it.
Something had to be done. Even at the risk of alienating some who call you friend.
It was no fluke that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brought both houses of Congress to its feet on several occasions during his highly anticipated
My name is Larry Rothwachs. Last week, I donated a kidney. A little background may be in order. I am not, by nature, a risk taker or a thrill seeker. I don’t ski nor jump out of planes. In fact, I don’t even enjoy thrill rides. The closest I will ever get to a roller coaster is observing my kids from the safe and secure ground
“Whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world,”—Mishnah Sanhedrin 4:9
Donny Hain has received a new kidney. The joy of this recent news will lift us all into a happy, spirited Purim.
All that he needed was for a hero to step
In just a handful of days, we’ll be observing Purim. We will read the Megillah, and our shuls will blessedly be filled with girls and boys, teens and adults in costume. Neighborhood streets will become crowded with costumed drivers delivering meshloach manot Purim morning. What we should not forget, is the real neshama Purim—it’s
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Conference of Presidents of Major U.S. Jewish Organizations on Monday that it was his “sacred duty” to speak before Congress on March 3.
His speech, he said, would be an attempt to prevent the further nuclear empowerment of Iran, a boost he added
We need to hear an apology not apologists.
In an interview last Monday, President Barack Obama said, “It is entirely legitimate for the American people to be deeply concerned when you’ve got a bunch of violent, vicious zealots who behead people or randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a deli in
The entire Teaneck Township Council stands united in the goal of having a Holocaust Memorial built in our community. Every single member of the Teaneck Township Council has joined the consensus that Teaneck should be the site of a memorial to the victims of the Shoah, one that is at a central site and serves as a beacon of the
Our community is home to some of the best and brightest Jewish organizations in the country, and we at the Jewish Link are proud that one of our most enduring stars is Sinai Schools, which tailor-builds yeshiva day school educations for our children with special needs.
Members of our community who