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Hatzalah Statewide Offers Support to Camps

Some of the most essential Jewish communal organizations don’t just solve the urgent problems that people face; they also anticipate new problems and quickly map out

Rep. Gottheimer Faces Primary Challenge

Allen Rapaport spent 11 years as a Republican councilman in Norwood, but Rep. Josh Gottheimer helped turn him into a Democrat. Rapaport had problems with former Rep

CBY Family Honors Pruzanskys With Farewell Parade

The corner of Somerset Gate and Grenville Avenue in Teaneck was transformed on Sunday morning, June 28, into a joyous venue, hosting a parade of almost

Rep. Gottheimer Faces Primary Challenge

Rep. Gottheimer Faces Primary Challenge

Rep. Gottheimer Faces Primary Challenge

Allen Rapaport spent 11 years as a Republican councilman in Norwood, but Rep. Josh Gottheimer helped turn him into a Democrat.

Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Josh Joseph Named COO of Orthodox Union

Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Josh Joseph Named COO of Orthodox Union

The Orthodox Union (OU) has appointed Rabbi Dr. Josh Joseph as its executive vice president and chief operating officer. Rabbi Dr. Joseph will work alongside the OU’s recently

Teaneck Teen Receives College Scholarship From Touro College and the OU

Teaneck Teen Receives College Scholarship From Touro College and the OU

2020 Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander scholarships awarded to outstanding NCSY graduates.

(Courtesy of Touro College) Touro College, the

YU’s Newly Launched Holocaust and Genocide Studies Center to Host Live Webcasts

YU’s Newly Launched Holocaust and Genocide Studies Center to Host Live Webcasts

YU’s Newly Launched Holocaust and Genocide Studies Center to Host Live Webcasts

This summer, in a five-part series to launch YU’s Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, its director, Shay

Frisch Students Hit the Books at Summer School

Frisch Students Hit the Books at Summer School

Frisch Students Hit the Books at Summer School

With so many camps and programs sadly unable to operate this summer, dozens of teens were left wondering how to spend their weeks off. For

Yeshivat Noam’s Tsippi Cantor Receives Marcia Hirt Award

Yeshivat Noam’s Tsippi Cantor Receives Marcia Hirt Award

Yeshivat Noam’s Tsippi Cantor Receives Marcia Hirt Award

Congratulations to Yeshivat Noam Buds teacher Tsippi Cantor on receiving the Marcia Hirt, z”l Faculty Initiative Award! Morah Tsippi, who

Jewish International Master To Open Virtual Chess Camp

Jewish International Master To Open Virtual Chess Camp

International Master Yaacov Norowitz has announced that he will be opening up a virtual chess camp this summer. The camp will run from July 13 through August 28, and offer

Israeli Professional Soccer Player Joins the Neighborhood

Israeli Professional Soccer Player Joins the Neighborhood

Israeli Professional Soccer Player Joins the Neighborhood

The Jewish Link is excited to welcome Ryan (Reuven) Adeleye and his family to the Englewood community and is eager to explore his

Remembering Basketball Star Marvin Hershkowitz, One of Yeshiva University’s ‘Most Iconic Alumni’

Remembering Basketball Star Marvin Hershkowitz, One of Yeshiva University’s ‘Most Iconic Alumni’

Remembering Basketball Star Marvin Hershkowitz, One of Yeshiva University’s ‘Most Iconic Alumni’

While his former teammates won a national championship in 1950, Hershkowitz studied Torah for several hours a day, while

Yeshiva League Stars Turn Entrepreneurs

Yeshiva League Stars Turn Entrepreneurs

Yeshiva League Stars Turn Entrepreneurs

In March, when high school came to an abrupt end, many seniors spent their time attached to video game consoles or attempting to

Klal Yisrael’s Youngest Members Benefit From STAR-K Kashrus

Klal Yisrael’s Youngest Members Benefit From STAR-K Kashrus

Klal Yisrael’s Youngest Members Benefit From STAR-K Kashrus

The importance of pairing a Jewish nursemaid with a Jewish baby can be found in Parshas Shemos. After baby Moshe was saved from the

Wok 18 Fuses High-End Cantonese Cuisine With Takeout

Wok 18 Fuses High-End Cantonese Cuisine With Takeout

Wok 18 Fuses High-End Cantonese Cuisine With Takeout

Most American Jews have a general idea of what to expect when they order Chinese takeout. Along with pizza and sushi,

Ice Cream on Grand, Summer 2020

Ice Cream on Grand, Summer 2020

Ice Cream on Grand, Summer 2020

One of the biggest attractions of spring arriving is the knowledge that Englewood’s Ice Cream on Grand, our most favorite place to indulge

The Redemptive Power of Eruvin

The Redemptive Power of Eruvin

The Ba’al Shem Tov

The Ba’al Shem Tov (cited in Mikveh Mayim 3:6 and elsewhere) is quoted (in Mikveh Mayim 3:6 and elsewhere) as

Hidden Miracles

Hidden Miracles

This Shabbat we read both the parshiyot Chukat and Balak. This is not a common occurrence and it happens only on a year when Shavuot falls on Erev Shabbat. Since Shavuot is

Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy

Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy

Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy

Reviewing: “Social Change and Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy” by Chaim I. Waxman. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization

(JNS and combined sources) Israel’s national carrier El Al Airlines has ceased all
(JNS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said this week during a United
(Jackson Richman/JNS) The U.S. State Department called for “justice” one day
Eyes and ears are our window to the world, and when they aren’t
Aliyah. There are so many reasons to just do it: the Kotel, kosher Pizza Hut and
I first met David S. in the hospital as he was saying goodbye to his dying mother.
My mother loved the word “potchka.” She would always tell us how something
These are difficult times, and Sam* is especially stressed. He is highly anxious,
Why is there pain and suffering in the world? How can we understand a Halacha or
Best friends Zoey Epstein and Zahara Solomon, respectively from Englewood and
While many businesses have begun reopening, and activity seems to be returning back
Inventing and reinventing ourselves during the coronavirus crisis I was inspired
It is rare, although not uncommon, for you to speak with someone who truly loves what
(StatePoint) Keeping your home cool and comfortable on hot summer days doesn’t need
Craftsmanship in construction is a lost art. Wojciech (Voytek) Palka is
Several years ago, I was in the supermarket and a gentleman I knew was on his phone
Ever since she burst onto the national political scene by winning election to the
"Israel has a right to self-defense in the face of indiscriminate violence and