The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) discovered fully constructed terror tunnels under two of its schools in Gaza.
And perhaps even more surprising, the agency actually condemned Hamas and demanded that it seal the tunnels. The schools are to be
When children go to an overnight camp for the first, second or even the fourth time, they are excited and prepped for an array of new experiences. Camping, for many observant children, provides an exhilarating opportunity to learn, study and recreate in an entirely unique environment, with different inspirations, different
If Dr. Josh Lipsitz knew of Maweya Abu Salah, we are certain he would have davened for her remission from cancer. Sadly, the West Bank Arabic woman died in an East Jerusalem hospital.
Her death, and who was to blame for delaying her family from joining her at her bedside, was the focus of a recent
I don’t watch “television” anymore. I use my iPad to watch my preferred programming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. I also have blocked most email spam and I almost never listen to the messages on my home answering machine, which we have been meaning to get rid of for a couple of years, but we just haven’t gotten around to it.
We are familiar with the old Yiddish proverb “Man plans and God laughs.”
Well, that proverb seemed especially fitting when we here at The Jewish Link looked ahead and saw Memorial Day and Shavuot falling on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, our busiest days of the week for sales, news gathering, editing
Teaneck—Even as many New Jersey voters continue to process the outcome of the presidential election this past November, the New Jersey gubernatorial primary coming up this Tuesday has the potential to influence more from the ground up than even Donald Trump.
What a week.
It’s not lost on us, during this time when we celebrate the hard-won, much-prayed-for 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, that Donald Trump, the president of the world’s most powerful nation, would pray at the Kotel, the iconic symbol of that reunification. He is the
To me, a former professional fundraiser turned publisher, one of the most fascinating developments in the connected worlds of philanthropy, tzedakah and chesed is the significant growth in “extreme” events or “endurance fundraising,” as some like to call it.
Sometimes it’s good to take a deep breath of fresh air and inhale the celebratory oxygen of Jewish education and the continuity it ensures.
In our pages this week, just days prior to the celebration of 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem, we report on the collective nachat that was the 2017
A few weeks ago, I was deeply moved when my daughter, on a Friday afternoon, told me that she could tell Shabbos was coming because she recognized the smell. What she smelled was my simmering chicken soup, co-lingering with roasting meat and vegetables. Maybe there was a batch of
This is the time we remember Rabbi Akiva and his students and the teachings of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the author of the Zohar and the fourth most mentioned sage of the Mishnah.
Rabbi Shimon could never forget the terrible sight of his beloved master and teacher, Rabbi Akiva, being tortured to death by