Like many parents, Rabbi Yehoshua Hess of the Young Israel of East Brunswick spent Yeshiva Week in January visiting his son, who is spending a gap year in Israel. Unlike other parents, he also visited with other East Brunswick natives learning in Israel when he took about 11 of them to dinner.
(Courtesy of Jewish Federation of GMW) GMW Right Start provides a $1,000 gift voucher toward the cost of tuition for families enrolling their children during the academic year in a program for Jewish 2-year-olds for the first time.
A child’s early years are the most formative. What a child
Everyone who shops at Ma’adan knows Eli Shyker, deli expert and all around nice guy. Shyker and Jonny Shore, owner of Ma’adan, have been working together for a very long time and are also good friends. Shore describes Ma’adan as a family, and so Shyker and his wife, Carol Levy, are part of the “bigger Ma’adan
(Courtesy of OU) Nearly 100 OU-JLIC directors, national staff, OU staff and families from across the U.S., Israel and Canada gathered in Tarrytown, New York in January for a weekend of training and networking at WinterCon 2023.
Participants, many of
(Courtesy of Hass and Zaltz) Creating an Estate Plan that includes a Revocable Trust, pour-over Will, Property Power of Attorney, Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Authorization
A release from the Teaneck Police Department has reported that twelve catalytic converters were stolen from vehicles across the Teaneck area at some point overnight between Monday, January 30 and Tuesday, January 31. Chief of Police Andrew R. McGurr announced the investigation of these thefts, of which the perpetrators are still at large.
According to the
On Wednesday, February 1, a suspect in Sunday’s attack on Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield, New Jersey was apprehended and in the custody of the FBI and Bloomfield Police Department, according to the township’s mayor.
Mayor Michael Venezia posted the following on Facebook: “I’m proud to announce that the suspect in the Temple Ner
If you’re a reader of The Jewish Link from the tri-state area, you are likely quite familiar with the lifesaving work and exceptional responsiveness of Hatzalah.
In the last few years, residents of and visitors to the broader region have been the beneficiaries of an expanded
Rabbi Avraham Kalmanowitz uprooted the 350 staff and students of the Mir Yeshiva from Eastern Europe as World War II threatened its existence, arranging their move from Japan to Shanghai to Brooklyn, making it the only yeshiva to survive the Holocaust intact. It still operates there and elsewhere, including its
Jeff Korbman of Highland Park worked for decades as a leader in Jewish Federations before taking a position with the Orthodox Union seven years ago. He currently serves as their director of foundations and strategic partnerships. In mid-January, Korbman went to Israel to get more familiar with the OU’s Israel office and the broad
The Highland Park Community Kollel invites members of the Highland Park/Edison community to its annual breakfast, on Sunday, January 29 at 9:30 a.m. at Congregation Ohr Torah in Edison. The Guest of Honor will be Dr. Arnie Lustiger. The Guest Speaker will be Rabbi Yehuda Leib Eichenstein Shlit”a, rosh hayeshiva of Rabbi Jacob