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Monday, June 18, 2018

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The Community News section of the Jewish Link announced this week’s visit to Bergenfield of Rabbi Yaakov Menachem Rabinowicz, the Bialer Rebbe of Bnei Brak. He is described as “one in a long line of wonder rabbis.” An accompanying full-page ad refers to his “holiness and special

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The great Winston Churchillian speech is over. Whew, we fretted it wouldn’t perform up to our expectations. We thought maybe the House of Representatives would not like it. We thought that Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu would bomb.

Well, he didn’t. He didn’t bomb his speech, nor did

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Renewal would like to take the opportunity to thank JLNJ for publicizing Donny Hain’s search for a kidney in December, and updating the article with the story of Donny receiving one from Rabbi Larry Rothwachs. The initial publicity the article about Donny produced was

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N. Aaron Troodler, in his column “Can’t We All Just Get Along,” claims Israel’s US Ambassador Ron Dermer collaborated with Speaker of the House Jon Boehner “to the exclusion of his colleagues across the political aisle and without involving the president” in arranging the upcoming speech

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We learn from an ad in the Jewish Link that Rebbetzin Aidel Miller (“from Yerushalayim”!) will visit Teaneck this week. She is said to be an expert in “pouring lead,” a supposed segula by which she can “eliminate the evil eye.” The ad further claims that this process can cure disease, aid childless couples, and help

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We are the proud parents of one of the Winter Camp participants referenced in recent JLNJ articles, “Frisch Hosts Friendship Circle Winter Camp” (January 8, 2015) and “A Student’s View of Friendship Circle’s Winter Break Camp” (January 15, 2015). We were delighted to note your

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The “Glass Half Full Judaism” article by Rabbi Gil Student gets the split between “conservatives” and “liberals” in Modern Orthodoxy wrong.

The “conservatives” are being pulled to the right by the gravitational force of the Haredim, who outnumber

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In his December 31st column, “Glass Half Full Judaism,” describing the differences between religious conservatives and religious liberals, Rabbi Gil Student refers to Modern Orthodox liberals as “Well-meaning people lacking a healthy sense of awe and humility….”

Was a

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Regarding the article “North of Bogota: Worth the Trip But Bring Your Visa”: Over all, Mr. Weisbrot seems to have a positive feel for the restaurant and was impressed with all the dishes he got. Why “cloud” his review with constant knocks about expense accounts and

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In “Not My Holiday Season” (December 18, 2014 pg. 50), the author complains about an apparently popular Internet meme that suggests if you’re wished, “Merry Christmas,” you should respond with, “Thank you! You too!”–even if you don’t celebrate Christmas.

She

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After decades of lethal attacks on our fellow Jews, someone has finally spoken out and shouted “enough!” In essence, he issues a wake-up call to all of us that we need to start considering stronger measures that might serve to deter our enemies and save Jewish lives.

The

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The Jewish Link, in two recent interviews with Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, allowed his direct criticisms of me by name to be published without the basic journalistic or ethical courtesy of seeking a response.

The latest, in your Nov. 27 issue, directly follows his observation that the