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Remembering Abe Sodden, z”l

On November 23, 2020, New Rochelle resident Abraham Sodden, z”l, died at age 86. Almost every YINR member knew the gentle man in a wheelchair in

Blinken: ‘Embassy Stays in Jerusalem’

Antony Blinken, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, said at a confirmation hearing on Tuesday, January 19, that the Biden administration would not

Royal Wine's Annual KFWE Goes Virtual

One of the days that about 5,000 to 6,000 kosher oenophiles will miss this February is making a special effort to get to New York, Los

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Holy Name CMO Dr. Adam Jarrett Discusses COVID-19

Holy Name CMO Dr. Adam Jarrett Discusses COVID-19

The Rabbinical Council of Bergen County (RCBC),The North Jersey Board of Rabbis and The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey recently joined together to present an

Rebbetzin Dr. Michelle Sarna: Jewish Life in the UAE

Rebbetzin Dr. Michelle Sarna: Jewish Life in the UAE

The sisterhood of Congregation Beth Aaron, headed by Debbie Sheffey and Gabriellle Silverberg, invited Dr. Michelle Sarna, wife of the UAE Chief Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, to address the

Concurrent Teaching: How Is It Affecting Our Students and Teachers?

Concurrent Teaching: How Is It Affecting Our Students and Teachers?

(Courtesy of JFNNJ) Last March, with the onset of the pandemic, schools sent their students home and went virtual, which meant that kids and teachers were suddenly attending Zoom

‘The Dog Ate My Tefillin’

‘The Dog Ate My Tefillin’

Due to coronavirus, people are davening at home. Leaving tefillin open on the table may have unintended consequences. Rabbi Yitzchok

Valley Chabad CTeens Bake Together

Valley Chabad CTeens Bake Together

(Courtesy of Valley Chabad) On Thursday night, January 14, teens joined together on Zoom for a beautiful Babka

The Idea School Dedicates New Shtender

The Idea School Dedicates New Shtender

In honor of Rosh Chodesh Shevat, The Idea School was proud to dedicate a new shtender, built and crafted by one of the

Yavneh Academy Third Graders Complete Parshat Chayei Sara

Yavneh Academy Third Graders Complete Parshat Chayei Sara

Mazal tov to Yavneh Academy third graders on their siyum of parshat Chayei Sara. Yavneh faculty member Mr. Nagel played his

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Running Inside a Snow Globe

Running Inside a Snow Globe

(Why do it?)

Do what?

(Run in the middle of a snowstorm

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Tamir Citron

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Tamir Citron

The Jewish Link and Drink Up would like to recognize 14-year-old Tamir Citron as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The eighth

Spotlight on: The First Israeli Division I Football Player, Yonatan Marmour

Spotlight on: The First Israeli Division I Football Player, Yonatan Marmour

Yonatan Marmour, at 19 years old, became the first Israeli football player to play on a Division I college football team when he

Jessica’s Delight: Irish and Rye Whiskies Combine for a Delightful New Cocktail

Jessica’s Delight: Irish and Rye Whiskies Combine for a Delightful New Cocktail

Like many people working remotely for the last several months, I have been putting some of the time I save from commuting into creative

Ribs, and They’re Kosher

Ribs, and They’re Kosher

In Missouri, where I grew up initially in a kosher home, then in a kosher-style home, I never ate ribs.

Stews Are Ideal for Winter

Stews Are Ideal for Winter

The wind is blowing hard, the rain comes and goes, no snow yet, but the temperature is definitely cold. It’s not Canada or the U.S. Midwest, but Jerusalem.

My Friend Tova: A Ma’ayanot Student’s Story

My Friend Tova: A Ma’ayanot Student’s Story

If I told you that my friend FaceTimes me when she’s bored and fills me in on her day, you might think she’s like any

The Far Horizon

The Far Horizon

Bo 5781

Rabbi Sacks, zt’’l, had prepared a full year of Covenant & Conversation for 5781, based

Rav Ovadia Yosef Rejects Megilla Reading on Zoom

Rav Ovadia Yosef Rejects Megilla Reading on Zoom

Modern authorities have vigorously debated whether a sound heard through a microphone, hearing aid (which functions much like a microphone), or telephone shares the status of the
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Over the last few weeks, Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, in conjunction with their
The name sounded very familiar when I returned the call last week, but I couldn’t
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