Thursday, February 02, 2023

Community News

Drummer Judah Lopkin Rocks Out in NYC for Charity

Frisch junior Judah Lopkin is not your average drummer. On November 20, Lopkin took to the streets of New York City to perform the bucket drums with the goal of raising money for the food rescue organization City Harvest. The bucket drums, as the Webster dictionary defines it, is a style of percussion that involves drumming on


Jewish and Political Leaders Shocked at Release of Man Accused of Plotting Synagogue Attack

Local members of the Jewish community and political leaders expressed shock and outrage after a judge allowed a suspect with plans to attack a synagogue to remain free on bail.

The decision by Judge Neil Ross on Dec. 7 in Manhattan Supreme Court was the second time the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has been rebuffed in asking for remand for Matthew


5 Tips for Keeping Your Business Finances in Check

Running a business is hard work, and letting your finances get out of control can be easy. However, if you want your business to be successful, you need to keep your finances in check. Here are five tips for keeping your business finances in check.

1.  Have a


Why Should You Use Flyers as a Marketing Tool To Promote Your Business?

Digital marketing tools like websites, social media, and emails are great for marketing because they allow a business to get good results without spending too much money. With all the technology, new marketing tools, and strategies, it's an excellent question to ask if flyers are still a good way to advertise. Flyers are a great way to promote your business, and you


Matthew Mahrer Released By Manhattan Judge

On Wednesday, December 7, a Manhattan judge let one of the two men accused of plotting to attack New York City synagogues continue to walk free, after prosecutors asked that he be jailed without bail.

Mahrer appears in court on December 7. (Credit: New York


Montclair Playground Vandalized With Antisemitic Graffiti

A playground in Montclair, New Jersey was vandalized over the weekend with swastikas, antisemitic phrases and hate speech. According to StopAntisemitism, the graffiti was "grotesque," and included Nazi references.

Lt. Terence Turner of the Montclair Police Department told Arutz Sheva that seven different phrases were spray painted on the playground, including


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 the first year of “Rise Up: The Campaign for 613.” Last year at this time, the Rise Up campaign, which has a


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 alone with your exact sentiments. I am afraid for the future generations who will not be able to communicate in any form except with fragment sentences and


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 men of all ages, will host its Eighth Annual Chanukah Breakfast on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 9:15 a.m.

This year, we are delighted to honor Ruth


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 Birthright Israel) Dr. Miriam Adelson and Charles Bronfman recently addressed Birthright Israel Foundation’s board meeting about the need for increased support from the


Touro Celebrates 50 Years, Gaining University Status

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 New York State Board of Regents.

Unlike many of the


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 - our yeshiva teachers and rabbonim operate in an environment that prizes collegiality, cooperation and community. In teaching our children, they emphasize character traits like modesty and

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