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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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Project Ezrah Hosts LinkedIn Seminar

Project Ezrah held a LinkedIn seminar this past Sunday morning at Congregation Rinat Yisrael. This event, open to the entire community, built on previous beginner classes in LinkedIn, with Sunday’s event geared more toward how best to connect with the right people. Participants learned strategies to promote themselves

Getting to ‘Aha’ With Whole Life Insurance

What’s the difference between complex and complicated?? “Complex” means an idea or device has multiple components, while “complicated” refers to a high level of difficulty. Most of us can master complex ideas or devices if we take the time to learn their basic components. Driving is a complex task, but once you learn the

Co-Director General of Shaarei Zedek Medical Center to Headline Touro’s Lander Colleges Commencement

(Courtesy of Shaarei Zedek Medical Center) Professor Jonathan Halevy will receive an honorary doctoral degree and serve as commencement speaker for Touro’s Lander Colleges on May 26 at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. Co-director general of Shaarei Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, Halevy established the hospital as a center of

Teaneck Students Celebrate With Soldiers

In honor of their children Judah and Hannah’s bar and bat mitzvah, Avi and Aviva Vogel from Teaneck sponsored a party for lone soldiers at the Lone Soldier Center in Jerusalem.

In addition to a live band, full bar and delicious catered meat meal, the Vogels presented the

Teaneck Students Celebrate With Soldiers

In honor of their children Judah and Hannah’s bar and bat mitzvah, Avi and Aviva Vogel from Teaneck sponsored a party for lone soldiers at the Lone Soldier Center in Jerusalem.

In addition to a live band, full bar and delicious catered meat meal, the Vogels presented the

Teman Donates ‘AI Doorman’ to 100 Chabad Centers

After the shooting and tragic loss of life during April 27 Shabbat-morning services in Poway, Calif., an AI (artificial intelligence) security company executive immediately ordered 100 of his security systems. He then put out a request on a WhatsApp group for Chabad Houses to sign up to receive one, free

Conflicted Over The Conflict: Welcome to Israel, Where All Answers Lead to Questions

Is there a future for the two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians? It’s one of a number of excruciatingly complex questions I and 43 other high school students confronted on an intellectual and spiritual journey to Israel in February as part of Write On For Israel, the Jewish Week-sponsored

The Thurnauer School of Music at the  Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Opens Auditions

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC) The Thurnauer School of Music at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, New Jersey’s leading community music school, invites musicians from the tri-state area to its Spring Ensemble Auditions on Sunday, June 2, for the 2019-20 school year. Auditions will be held for participation in chamber music ensembles, The

Who Was Elyehoanay ben Hakof (or was it Hakots)?

There is an enigmatic individual, a high priest in the Jerusalem Temple, mentioned in the Mishnah, Tractate Parah מסכת פרה פרק ג’ משנה ה by the name of Elyehoanay ben Hakof. He is counted among a select number of high priests who sacrificed a para aduma (red heifer).

When Moshiach Comes

Part 1

For the past two and a half years, when I have written for The Jewish Link it has always been under the heading of Personal History. I repeat, history. That means it has been about happenings in my life (mostly); in other words, past history. This article unfortunately is not yet past

About a Foot

For the past few weeks, I’ve been wearing a slipper on my foot. Not two slippers. Just one, on my right foot. And a shoe on my left. This is playing havoc with my OCD.

The reason I have a slipper is that I recently had toe surgery. I don’t really want to go into the graphic details of why I

Kaddish Considerations

In the average synagogue, there are only a few instances during Shabbat morning services in which most or all congregants stop chatting. It usually happens during the musaf repetition, rabbi’s sermon and weekly announcements. It also happens during the Mourner’s Kaddish.

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