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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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Congratulations to all who contributed to the historic breakthrough in support of New Jersey’s “Secure Schools for All Children Act” (A4288). Although this bill is limited to provide up to $25 per child for security improvements at nonpublic schools, it clearly

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The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) has, unfortunately, been gaining momentum over the last number of months. Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey considers this a serious threat to the only true democracy in the Middle East, the State of Israel. As an independent member

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In our time we face the future and choices will be forced upon us. Ahead are two paths:

One is the traditional Jewish philosophy that believes all are created in the divine image (however that is defined). It is the source of respect for life and humanity and

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Your coverage of the Rosenblatt story was disgraceful. Please discontinue delivery of the Jewish Link to our home.

Yael and David Zinberg

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The fact that Rabbi

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It was most gratifying to attend the launching of TEACH NJS, at Congregation Rinat Yisroel in Teaneck, organized by the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center, to activate the Jewish community on behalf of New Jersey legislation in support of nonpublic schools. It was very encouraging to see hundreds of

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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