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Rabbi Joshua Hess to Helm YI of East Bru…

When the Young Israel of East Brunswick (YIEB) started its search for a new rav in the fall of 2020, the intent was to find someone

Ben & Jerry’s New Flavor: BDS

On Monday, July 19, Unilever-owned ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s announced it would end sales in “Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT).” According to the company’s full

Major Eruv Expansion Connects Bergen Tow…

Residents of Hackensack, in the center of Bergen County, and those who visit the Hackensack University Medical Center, which regularly treats patients from surrounding Jewish communities

Yeshivat Noam Holds Successful Golf Outi…

(Courtesy of Yeshivat Noam) Yeshivat Noam hosted a sold-out summer outing this week with 120 golfers and over 30 women in attendance. The outing, chaired by

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How Ben & Jerry’s Israel Boycott Has United Many Jews

How Ben & Jerry’s Israel Boycott Has United Many Jews

After months of bitter disagreements, it was shocking to see Benjamin Netanyahu finally agree with the rival who took over his beloved throne, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. But

Dr. Shimshon Isseroff, z”l: A Champion of Talmud Torah

Dr. Shimshon Isseroff, z”l: A Champion of Talmud Torah

Dr. Shimshon Isseroff, who passed away last Thursday, July 15, in Teaneck at age 100, dedicated his life

Touro College and OU Announce 2021 Joint Scholarship Winners

Touro College and OU Announce 2021 Joint Scholarship Winners

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

The Yeshiva of Newark at IDT: A Novel Approach Towards a College Degree

The Yeshiva of Newark at IDT: A Novel Approach Towards a College Degree

For years, the Yeshiva of Newark at IDT, founded by the visionary Jonas family, has offered its college-age
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Gan Yaldenu of Teaneck Enjoys Nature Week

Gan Yaldenu of Teaneck Enjoys Nature Week

Gan Yaldenu of Teaneck explored all things nature for Nature Week. The children went on a nature scavenger hunt, planted

The Idea School Inspires With Rabbi Sacks Memorial Project

The Idea School Inspires With Rabbi Sacks Memorial Project

Shortly following the passing of Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks z”l in November of last year, The Idea School decided to anchor their spring semester’s learning in Rabbi Sacks’

Camp Gan Israel at Alpine Celebrates Dylan’s Bar Mitzvah

Camp Gan Israel at Alpine Celebrates Dylan’s Bar Mitzvah

Dylan Selick, a 12-year-old boy from Tenafly, joined Camp Gan Israel at Alpine Scout Camp this summer and

Jacob Steinmetz: On His Own Terms

Jacob Steinmetz: On His Own Terms

This past week, one of the most consequential events regarding Jews in sports occurred. Jacob Steinmetz, the 6’5,” 220-pound right-handed

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Jared Gutlove

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Jared Gutlove

The Jewish Link and Drink Up would like to recognize Jared Gutlove as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Jared is a rising eighth grader at

Team Israel Plays Last Exhibition Game Before Olympics

Team Israel Plays Last Exhibition Game Before Olympics

Team Israel played the Long Island Ducks this past Tuesday night in their last exhibition game before departing

Artscroll Launches Sina Mizrahi’s ‘Good Food’ Cookbook

Artscroll Launches Sina Mizrahi’s ‘Good Food’ Cookbook

Reviewing: “Good Food,” by Sina Mizrahi. Artscroll/Shaar Press. 2021. ISBN-10:

Taste Testing Ben & Jerry’s Alternatives

Taste Testing Ben & Jerry’s Alternatives

My wife and I dutifully tossed out our multiple pints of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. We then immediately realized we had a huge gap in our lives that needed to be filled with

14-Year-Old Sara Gans Wins MyKosher Teens Cooking Contest

14-Year-Old Sara Gans Wins MyKosher Teens Cooking Contest

When thinking of a dessert to bake, most teens typically select something simple, like brownies or some type of cookie. It is only

Spirit Fit Life Plans Day of Empowerment and Inspiration for Aug 1

Spirit Fit Life Plans Day of Empowerment and Inspiration for Aug 1

(Courtesy of Spirit Fit Life) Spirit Fit Life is a wellness company designed to help women create healthy lifestyles by learning to eat

Chef Ruben Diaz Leads Masbia Soup Kitchen Delegation at NYC Parade for Essential Workers

Chef Ruben Diaz Leads Masbia Soup Kitchen Delegation at NYC Parade for Essential Workers

Chef Ruben Diaz led the Masbia Soup Kitchen Network’s delegation at the recent Canyon of Heroes’ ticker tape parade to

Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy Set to Roll Out Lawn Chair Literacy Project

Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy Set to Roll Out Lawn Chair Literacy Project

The Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy (BCHA), located in Stamford, appreciates innovative initiatives that benefit its students. In that vein, fourth grade teacher Beth Fritz and fifth
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