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One Renewal Donor Inspires Many More

During the season of our weekly learning of Pirkei Avot, we are advised in Perek 4, Mishna 2, “Ben Azzai said, ‘Run to perform even a minor

JEC, Bruriah Team Up With JFed Metrowest…

With mental health concerns rising throughout the country and disproportionately impacting school-aged children, the Jewish Educational Center and its Bruriah High School joined with the Jewish

‘Breaking Dawn’ Shows IDF Edge

Israel displayed military dominance in its three-day campaign against Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip, and the international community wants caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid

NY Governor Kathy Hochul Signs Legislati…

On August 10, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed a legislative package honoring and supporting Holocaust survivors. The legislatation will help ensure schools are providing high-quality Holocaust

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Identifying With the Invisible Residents of Southern Israel

Identifying With the Invisible Residents of Southern Israel

The government in Jerusalem constantly calls for unity. What might help in this virtually impossible endeavor would be a heavy dose of empathy for those bearing the brunt

Bayit Association Holds Nine Days Shiur in Teaneck

Bayit Association Holds Nine Days Shiur in Teaneck

Last Thursday night, one of Northern New Jersey’s newest organizations, The Bayit Association, held its first-ever Nine Days shiur at the home of Rabbi Michael

Teach NJ Hosts ‘Moms Night Out’ Events

Teach NJ Hosts ‘Moms Night Out’ Events

Last week Teach NJ held two Moms Night Out events—one in Teaneck and one in Englewood—where

Highland Park’s Jeffrey Korbman Appointed OU Director of Principal Gifts

Highland Park’s Jeffrey Korbman Appointed OU Director of Principal Gifts

Earlier this month Jeffrey Korbman of Highland Park was appointed director of principal gifts at the Orthodox Union. In that role, he will
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Camp Mesorah Has Fun on Trip Day

Camp Mesorah Has Fun on Trip Day

Camp Mesorah’s campers and staff enjoyed divisional trip day this past week. Each division left camp for a fun, jam

Camp Nesher Enjoys Israel Day

Camp Nesher Enjoys Israel Day

Camp Nesher brought Israel to Lakewood, Pennsylvania this past week! Their fantastic crew of Israeli

Nine Days Thoughtfulness At Camp Shalom

Nine Days Thoughtfulness At Camp Shalom

During the Nine Days, the campers at Shalom learned all different aspects pertaining to the Nine Days and

CGI Alpine Celebrates Another Summer of Friendships

CGI Alpine Celebrates Another Summer of Friendships

Camp Gan Israel at Alpine Scout Camp finished out its last amazing week making sure that everyone got enough time to spend with

A Guide to Attending the Little League World Series

A Guide to Attending the Little League World Series

When the summer draws to a close, many people try to find a way to extend that feeling of relaxation that comes along with

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Hillel Jachter

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Hillel Jachter

The Jewish Link and Drink Up would like to recognize Hillel Jachter as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent graduate of the

Psalm 117: The Two-Verse Psalm

Psalm 117: The Two-Verse Psalm

This psalm has only two verses: 1) Praise Hashem all nations (“goyim”); Laud him all the peoples (“ha-umim”).

Kosher in Philadelphia

Kosher in Philadelphia

When one thinks about Philadelphia, images of the Liberty Bell, The Franklin Institute, Ben Franklin and of course, Rocky Balboa usually come

New Summer Refreshment Is ‘One in a Melon’: Introducing Watermelon Moscato

New Summer Refreshment Is ‘One in a Melon’: Introducing Watermelon Moscato

MYX Fusions delivers fresh watermelon-infused wine (and none of the seeds) in single-serve and full-size bottles.

American Zionist Movement Officially Recognized by UN, Granted Advisory Status

American Zionist Movement Officially Recognized by UN, Granted Advisory Status

The American Zionist Movement has been approved for NGO Special Consultative Status by a vote of the UN Economic and Social Council

The Right and the Good

The Right and the Good

Buried among the epic passages in Va’etchanan – among them the Shema and the Ten Commandments – is a brief passage with large

Making Sense of Shemittat Kesafim: A Large Problem

Making Sense of Shemittat Kesafim: A Large Problem

Shemitat Kesafim seems utterly irrational. The Torah seems to call for the cancellation of loans at the end of the shemitah year. How is this fair to the lender? Why extend a loan
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If we don’t forcefully oppose these activists, we can be sure that when they come

The Jewish Link of New Jersey (JLNJ) launched in March 2013 as a community paper originally focusing on Bergen County. We expanded our coverage to include Union & Essex Counties in 2015 and Passaic and Middlesex Counties in 2016. In 2020 and 2021, we expanded the weekly paper further to include the Bronx, CT,  Manhattan, Staten Island, and Westchester. We are today one of the largest weekly papers serving observant Jewish community in the Tri-State area, printing over 20K copies weekly and delivering for free via home delivery to over 10,000 households. 

The JLNJ-Expanded Edition is focused today on providing premium, hyper-local full-color news coverage, exciting features, Divrei Torah, columns, and opinion pieces, all written by contributors with strong connections to our communities.

The paper is a forum and voice for the unique, dynamic and growing religious communities in our coverage areas. We are committed to highlighting the best of our dynamic and diverse Jewish community without sugarcoating or distorting reality. JLNJ regularly features local schools, shuls, community organizations, and our youth and school sports leagues. 

In New Jersey, they include the following areas: 

Bergen County - Teaneck, Bergenfield, Englewood, Fair Lawn, Fort Lee, Tenafly, Paramus and New Milford.
Passaic County - Clifton and Passaic


We also cover and distribute to the observant Jewish communities in Essex, Union, and Middlesex Counties.
They are:
Essex County: W. Orange, Livingston, Short Hills
Union County: Elizabeth, Hillside, Union, Linden, Springfield
Middlesex County: East Brunswick, Edison, Highland Park.

Outside of NJ, we also cover and distribute to the following areas in NY and CT. 

Bronx - Riverdale and North Riverdale
Manhattan: Upper West Side and Upper East Side
Staten Island
Westchester: New Rochelle, Scarsdale, White Plains
Connecticut: Stamford

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Moshe Kinderlehrer

Mark (Mendy) Schwartz

The Jewish Link of North Jersey - Expanded Edition is an independent weekly newspaper. Opinions expressed by writers and columnists are not necessarily those of the editor or publisher. We are not responsible for the kashrus or hashgachah of any product or establishment advertised within our publication or on our website. 

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