Monday, May 21, 2018

Community News

Le Marais: A Memorable Meal With a Cookbook to Keep the Memories on Your Own Table

It is probably safe to say that, on any given night, there are several kinds of diners to be found at Le Marais kosher restaurant, conveniently located at 150 W 46th Street in the heart of Manhattan’s theater district.

There are what can only be called “regulars,” folks like former Senator

Swinging and Sliding in the Shul Playground

If a child falls in a playground of a school that is part of a church or a shul, do they not bleed? That was basically the question answered in one of the most anticipated cases, and final decisions, decided by the Supreme Court during the Spring term. Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer involved a challenge by a Columbia, Missouri,

The Essence of Leadership

This week’s parsha, in describing Moshe’s plea to Hashem about his immediate successor, details what true leadership looks like.

“Let the Lord, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation, who may go out before them, and who may go in before them, and who may lead

Sephardim Recite ‘Borei Minei Mezonot’ on Matzah Year Round

Did I hear correctly? Sephardic Jews recite Borei Minei Mezonot on matzah year round?! Indeed, the predominant Sephardic practice is to recite a Mezonot upon matzah other than Pesach, following Maran HaChida (Machazik Bracha 158:5) as confirmed by Rav Ovadia Yosef (Teshuvot Yechave Da’at 3:12). This comes at a shock to Ashkenazic

Suburban Torah’s Camp Cochavim Has a Fun Opening Week

Camp Cochavim campers had a wonderful week enjoying water play, racing cars and flying planes.


What’s My Name?

I find that one thing that suddenly occurs to new parents after their first child is born is that they have to think of a name. Not for the kid. You can just name him after a relative or something. And Hashem gives you ruach hakodesh for that anyway. I’m talking about picking out names for yourself. You can’t just name

BPY Students Receive Thespian Awards

Ben Porat Yosef eighth grade students Ari Kutin and Meira Papier received Graduate Thespian Awards from the International Thespian Society for their leadership and dedication to the dramatic arts over their elementary and middle school careers at BPY. Sixth grade students Sam Passner and Shira Kaplan received Junior Thespian

Yavneh Academy Holds Class of 2017/5777 Commencement

Mazal Tov to the Yavneh Academy Class of 2017/5777. Graduation was held on Wednesday, June 14, at Paramus High School.


Team Back to Health Physical Therapy Wins Championship

Towards the beginning of the baseball season, during the early weeks of May, the outlook looked bleak for team Back to Health Physical Therapy 7/8 TBO (BTH). Four games into the season, the team was in seventh place, with only one win and three losses. Their formula for winning games seemed elusive. Under the strong and dedicated

SINAI Boys at TABC Perform Robin Hood

Students at SINAI’s Shalem High School at TABC performed an original production of “Robin Hood” on May 16. The annual school play is the culmination of a year’s work, in which each part is written specially to maximize each student’s strengths.


Gluten-Free Brownie Cheesecake Is Heavenly Dessert for Shavuot

Clifton—It is customary to eat dairy food on Shavuot for a number of reasons. One reason is that Shavuot is linked to the Exodus from Egypt into the Promised Land, and it is written, “From the misery of Egypt to a country flowing with milk and honey...” (Exodus 3:8-17).

For those on

Gotham Burger Co-Sportstars of the Week: Adina Pearlman and Tehila Hyman

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize the co-captains of the 12-0 RYNJ Jaguars girls basketball team as this week’s Sportstars of the Week. Adina Pearlman and Tehila Hyman are eighth graders at the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey and two of the key cogs behind the 2017 Lady Jaguars