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Yeshiva University Raises $100 Million

Hanukkah Dinner celebrates ‘Rise Up Campaign,’ which now stands at $350 million. (Courtesy of YU) Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, president of Yeshiva University, announced record success in

Touro Celebrates 50 Years, Gaining Unive…

On Sunday evening December 4, Touro University celebrated two great historic milestones: its 50th anniversary and its ascension to complete university status as mandated by the

Yeshivas Be’er Yitzchok Breaks Ground …

As is often true in a yeshiva, it’s the rosh yeshiva who can best convey the Ikar (essence) of an important matter. This was certainly the

Rockland Haters Block Yeshiva

The law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP, whose pro bono unit specializes in support of religious organizations seeking protection under the Religious Land Use and

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Communication Is Key

Communication Is Key

There are no words to thank you [ty] for Nina Glick's on-target column in last week’s Jewish Link (“Having Lost Our Voices,” December 1, 2022). Sometimes I feel that I am

Lamdeinu to Host Annual Chanukah Breakfast This Sunday, December 11

Lamdeinu to Host Annual Chanukah Breakfast This Sunday, December 11

(Courtesy of Lamdeinu) Lamdeinu, an educational institute in Teaneck that provides high-level Torah learning for women and

Donors Address Birthright Israel Foundation Board With Call to Action

Donors Address Birthright Israel Foundation Board With Call to Action

Dr. Miriam Adelson: ‘Birthright is not an Adelson family investment. It is an investment in us all, in our collective, communal future.’ (Courtesy of

Second Generation RPRY Teacher Elana Kurtz to Be Honored

Second Generation RPRY Teacher Elana Kurtz to Be Honored

We should have more rachmanus (compassion) on the educator honorees at yeshiva functions. Think about it
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BPY Celebrates ‘Sigd’ With Rav Aviv Abebe

BPY Celebrates ‘Sigd’ With Rav Aviv Abebe

Each year on the 29th of Cheshvan—50 days after Yom Kippur—the Ethiopian Jewish community celebrates the

Chanukah Is in the Air at Anshei Lubavitch

Chanukah Is in the Air at Anshei Lubavitch

Anshei Lubavitch students are gearing up for Chanukah by building their own beautiful menorahs. Just like the children,

Shalshelet Students Read ‘Camp Hilltop’

Shalshelet Students Read ‘Camp Hilltop’

Shalshelet fourth and fifth graders finished reading the book “Camp Hilltop” this week. The students prepared class

RKYHS Alumni Honor Former Coach

RKYHS Alumni Honor Former Coach

(RKYHS) One year ago, The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School lost a valued and cherished member of its community, former RKYHS

The Humble Toast Sportstar of the Week: Naama Davidovics

The Humble Toast Sportstar of the Week: Naama Davidovics

The Jewish Link and The Humble Toast would like to recognize Naama Davidovics as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The senior at The

Three Wins in Four Days for Magen David

Three Wins in Four Days for Magen David

The only feeling worse than losing a conference matchup on a buzzer beater, is taking that loss on your home court. The Magen David Warriors were on the losing side of this

In ‘The Giving Table,’ Food Is the Ultimate Gift

In ‘The Giving Table,’ Food Is the Ultimate Gift

Reviewing: “The Giving Table,” by Naomi Ross. Menucha Publishers. 2022. ISBN:

Something Different for Chanukah Dessert

Something Different for Chanukah Dessert

We in Israel are already seeing bakeries displaying sufganiyot for Chanukah, so here are some other sweets for the holiday.

Bison and Bourbon

Bison and Bourbon

Many restaurants have some sort of defining feature that is noticeable as soon as you

Antisemitism and the One-Way Mirror

Antisemitism and the One-Way Mirror

This past Monday I found myself in the interrogation room of my local police department, sitting opposite a tough-looking detective named Bill. The scene was straight out of

Israel’s Incoming Government Will Be a Revolutionary One

Israel’s Incoming Government Will Be a Revolutionary One

Badly needed reforms of the judicial system, law enforcement and the administration of Judea and Samaria will be enacted.

Conference of Mohalim Honors Veteran Crown Heights Mohel

Conference of Mohalim Honors Veteran Crown Heights Mohel

Mohalim from around the world gathered in Crown Heights for the annual convention, where an award was granted to three
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Jason Blau’s world had come crashing down. Losing his job and ending his
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