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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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In the May 21, 2015 issue, Teaneck resident Stephen Gruber announced the formation of a new group to combat “a lack of transparency, integrity and financial responsibility by both the Teaneck Board of Education and the Teaneck Town Council and Municipality.” Mr. Gruber

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On June 3 Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will recognize four couples who have meant so much to the Jewish Community in MetroWest, New Jersey at large and to JFS MetroWest in particular.

We are recognizing Thelma and Richard Florin and Audrey and Norbert Gaelen, both from West Orange, and Sandi and Mark

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In last week’s issue of the JLNJ, Tamar Snyder wrote:  “JCF [The Jewish Communal Fund] reinvests in the Jewish community by providing an annual gift of $2 million to the UJA-Federation of New York to find worthwhile

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In last week’s paper a press release from the Golda Och Academy announced the hiring of a new principal for the middle and high schools. It has been confirmed by the incoming head of school that the new hire is not Jewish. The following is in response to that

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Rabbi Gil Student is correct in his evaluation of the “Kosher Switch” according to mainstream Orthodox Rabbis. The two very questionable claims promulgated by the Kosher Switch marketing literature are: (1) that the design improves on the earlier designs of grama switches in a significant

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In Mr. Troodler’s piece on the 2016 presidential contest, he states that “as a former First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton is undoubtedly qualified to lead.” In fact, the precise opposite is true.

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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