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I noted Rabbi Fred Elias’s letter of Oct. 4, (“Gun Ads Don’t Belong Here,” October 4, 2018) taking issue with an ad in The Link for a shooting range. Perhaps, in lieu of rejecting an ad for a legal, constitutionally protected form of recreation that is safer than football or soccer, The Link could simply refer Rabbi Elias to places
It has been a few weeks since my article “Mi K’Amcha Yisrael” was published in The Jewish Link. Since its release, the article has generated a lot of positive reactions and I was most impressed by the newspaper’s reach as I received calls from friends living far away who saw the article.
I wish to applaud Dr. Wallace Greene on his recent series of articles on Jewish literacy. They should not be simply forgotten or ignored. The Jewish people are being slaughtered by massive assimilation and intermarriage due to a lack of Jewish education and literacy. Every serious Jew is obligated to do whatever he can to strengthen the
The headline story, “US Govt. Takes New Stand Against Campus Anti-Semitism” (October 4, 2018) gives the impression that a great victory has been won in this war. However, I don’t think it’s time to raise the banner “Mission Accomplished” just yet. Anyone who has even a passing interest in campus activities knows that campus
As a member of the Highland Park Borough Council, and as the father of two adolescents, I am concerned about the likely legalization of recreational marijuana in New Jersey and the possibility of marijuana being sold in Highland Park.
There is scientific
Your assorted articles in the New Jersey Jewish Link (“U.S. Government Takes New Stance Against Campus Anti-Semitism,” October 4, 2018 and “A Textbook Case of Hatred,” October 4, 2018) concerning rising anti-Semitism in Europe and US universities missed the main reason the world still singles out the
Rabbi Elias was distressed that the Jewish Link accepted an ad from a pistol range that trains people how to use guns and lets them use rented guns at the facility (“Gun Ads Don’t Belong Here,” October 4, 2018). Kudos to the Jewish Link for accepting such an ad. Rabbi Elias’ letter is very much in line with PC thinking. However,
The murder of Ari Fuld, H”YD, is a tragedy on so many levels - for his family, Israel, and world Jewry. It is particularly heartbreaking to note the bitter irony of him saying, “The only person who would be nervous about my guns are the terrorists who are looking to murder my people, and to them I say, be nervous and be scared! We as
The coming election empowers us all to hold Congress accountable to “secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity,” as clearly required by the Constitution. Electronic media now enables us to join forces with voters of all nationalities and party preferences, to call on candidates to earn our votes by actually
As my 9-year-old son and I are avid readers of The Jewish Link each week, we enjoy reading the articles and teachings. However, as a parent and rabbi, I was appalled by an ad (p.81, September 20, 2018) that advertises (and thus endorses) uses of guns and a gun range. I don’t know anything about this particular vendor or the place in
On September 13, 2018, the air was filled with awe and spirituality as Rabbi Prizant graced the Teaneck and Bergen County area with his brachot and chizuk during the time of the Yamim Noraim. The community was fortunate to welcome Rabbi Prizant who is the new Klausenburg Rav in Union City, Hudson County, appointed after Rabbi Goldman’s
In response to last week’s “What Were They Thinking?,” (September 13, 2018) I want to first say that I was a proponent of paving Highgate Terrace and went on record saying it should be paved at public meetings. As far as the crosswalk and work that has and will be done by the county, the communication between all parties involved