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Which One Is It?
Councilman Jason Castle was quoted in the Bergen Record on March 4 as saying, “Everybody assumes that campaigns cost thousands upon thousands of dollars, but they don’t.” I find it conflicting that Castle would state that and also state in the same article that he
Take Action for School Choice
For the first time, Congress has before it a school choice bill to empower all parents in our nation’s capital to send their children to quality schools of their choice. Universal school choice in DC will undoubtedly serve as a model and trailblazer for all 50
This past Friday marked one year since Mr. Jack Wimpfheimer returned his soul to his Maker.
His wife, Eve, mentioned that he was very charitable, noting that the last check with his name on it was to tzedaka.
This author, a neighbor in
Bret Stephens Thwarted Pollard’s Release
Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal is scheduled to speak at a local event this coming week, which is sponsored by all of the major shuls in Teaneck. Stephens’s incendiary campaign and disconcerting crusade to thwart the release of
Underlying Conditions Can Cause ADHD
I am a New Jersey licensed psychologist and a New Jersey certified school psychologist. I read
an article about children with a diagnosis of ADHD or ADD in The Jewish Link of January 21, 2016 (“The ADHD Child:
Innocent and Pulled Over at Age 22
It was an evening in March of 2011, and at the age of 22, all I wanted to do was get home but I was lost. As I drove I was trying to figure out where I was. I approached a toll booth and I was pretty sure that there were not supposed to be any toll
Quote Clarification in Suicide Prevention Article
Thank you for the article “Suicide: The One Word We Should Never Avoid” by Phil Jacobs in the January 15, 2016, issue. I do, however, want to clarify my quote in the second-to-last paragraph, since part of what I said was left out and
Better to Fulfill Mitzvot Than Indulge the Yetzer Hara
Regarding “From the Desk of a 17-Year-Old Yeshiva Applicant” (December 31, 2015), I would like to say the following. Broken Modern Orthodoxy? No. But perhaps the gap-year experience at a yeshiva or seminary is crucial for those who will attend
Assisted Suicide and Its Exceptions
I was appalled to read the diatribe by Mr. Sharaby regarding assisted suicide in your December 17 issue (“Assisted Suicide or Assisted Homicide?”). Unlike the real estate agent/finance director, I speak as a practicing physician (I am a specialist in pediatric pulmonary medicine, and a clinical professor
Commending Councilman Pruitt After WOW Rezoning
Rezoning the World of Wings location has passed and I want to commend Dr. Henry Pruitt, who I spoke to for an hour on Tuesday afternoon with regard to the project. We agreed that the union had their own interests and poured a lot of money
Politicians Who Offer Prayers Are ‘Sorry Hypocrites’
Your December 10 editorial (“If God Isn’t Fixing This, Who Is?”) left me scratching my head. The “God Isn’t Fixing This” headline in the New York Daily News was certainly dramatic, perhaps overly dramatic, but the point behind it was rather mundane