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Teaneck Opens Vax Site

The township of Teaneck has teamed up with Holy Name Hospital to roll out its COVID vaccination plan. (l-r) Dean Kazinci, Teaneck city manager; Elie Y

Lessons From a Shameful Protest

Wednesday, January 6, was a difficult day for the citizens of the United States of America. In truth, the past year has been filled with troubling

Rabbi Ezra Wiener Named MTA Rosh Beit Midrash For 2021-2022 School Year

MTA announced that Rabbi Ezra Wiener (YUHSB ’89, YC ’93) will join its stellar team of rebbeim for the 2021-2022 school year as rosh beit midrash

Remembering Rabbi Yehuda Herzl Henkin, zt”l

On the ninth of Tevet, December 24, 2020, the Jewish community suffered yet another great loss in the passing of Rav Yehuda Herzl Henkin zt”l, in

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Teach NJ Adds a Regional Field Director

Teach NJ Adds a Regional Field Director

One of the surest signs of Teach NJ’s success is the growth of communal involvement in their advocacy efforts. Helping lead this effort in

TABC Announces Three New Academic Programs

TABC Announces Three New Academic Programs

(Courtesy of TABC) Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) has announced three new academic programs for the

Ahavath Torah and East Hill Synagogue Deliver New Year’s Baskets to Englewood Police

Ahavath Torah and East Hill Synagogue Deliver New Year’s Baskets to Englewood Police

(JL Staff) Representatives of the security teams of Englewood shuls delivered a holiday basket to the Englewood Police Department on New

OU Women’s Torat Imecha Completes Nevi’im Achronim

OU Women’s Torat Imecha Completes Nevi’im Achronim

New daily learning program to begin Sefer Tehillim following virtual siyum.

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BPY Holds Mesibat Chumash

BPY Holds Mesibat Chumash

Kitah bet celebrated their Mesibat Chumash this week! They sang, danced and presented the story of Avraham Avinu in Parshat

Ma’ayanot Celebrates End of Semester

Ma’ayanot Celebrates End of Semester

Ma’ayanot students were excited to celebrate the end of a successful in-person semester with some Erev Shabbat ruach to

TABC Shnayim Mikra Participants Celebrate Completion of Breishit

TABC Shnayim Mikra Participants Celebrate Completion of Breishit

TABC students who are part of the weekly Shnayim Mikra Challenge celebrated the completion of sefer Bereishit last week. Dougie’s was

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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

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Jonas Holland

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Jonas Holland

The Jewish Link and Drink Up would like to recognize Jonas Holland as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The eighth grader at Rabbi Pesach

Azeri Jewish Grandmaster Teimour Radjabov Wins Chess Championship and $60,000

Azeri Jewish Grandmaster Teimour Radjabov Wins Chess Championship and $60,000

He is the 10th-ranked chess player in the world, having earned the title of grandmaster at the age of 14.

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.

Cholent: Something to Stew About

Cholent: Something to Stew About

During quarantine, as the number of things to think about started to run out and boredom began to set in, I turned my thoughts to an age-old question that has baffled wise men and

America Needs Healing, Not More Partisan Warfare

America Needs Healing, Not More Partisan Warfare

When any new president is sworn in, patriotic Americans should regard the sacred ritual of democracy with the same thought in mind, no matter whether they voted for the person

GrowTorah Seeded by Covenant Ignition Grant

GrowTorah Seeded by Covenant Ignition Grant

“All of this I have created for you; therefore, take great care that you do not damage and destroy My world, for if you do, there is no one

Coming Full Circle: A Sibling’s Story

Coming Full Circle: A Sibling’s Story

For as long as I can remember, I knew my brother wasn’t like other kids his age. There was something very

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