New Machzor to Start Chelek Aleph of Mishnah Berurah, on 2 Nissan/March 22
Rav Malkiel Kotler, Rosh Yeshiva of Beth Medrash Govoha, hosted a meeting in his home with senior Lakewood rabbanim such as Rav Shmuel Meir Katz, senior Dayan of Beth Medrash Govoha, Rav
On September 11, 1978, the Bulgarian Secret Police, assisted by the KGB, murdered defector and dissident Georgi Markov on the Waterloo Bridge in London using a mechanism that shot a ricin-filled pellet out of the tip of an umbrella. Then, in 1980, a French film, The Umbrella Coup,included the same poisonous weapon,
Want to hear stories with heart-warming life lessons about the parsha of the week?
Beloved pediatrician Dr. Larry Stiefel of Tenafly Pediatrics, known for more than two years as the Maggid of Bergenfield in the pages of the Jewish Link of New Jersey, will be telling his stories from
Every Purim was a time of great joy on Magnolia Street, but this year was going to be special. Of course it was a time for reading Megilat Esther and for giving matanot la-evyonim, gifts to the poor, and certainly it was a time for celebrating with the Purim seudah, the special Purim feast, but for the Margolis and Steiner
At first I thought I was going to begin this article by telling all of you that I have taken a vow of silence and was going to become a Buddhist Monkess (is that the female version of a monk? I have no idea). Though the celebration around the fact that I was no longer going to speak might have been great, I was going for the whole
Teaneck—Tonight Show Host Jimmy Fallon recently had a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor named after him. Not to be outdone, the JLNJ has commissioned several new flavors intended to reflect the unique lives and schedules of the observant Jewish clientele in New Jersey. Look for the new flavors to hit stores everywhere just for
During the past two years we have had to explain many times to people why it is that we moved back to the USA if living in Montreal was really as wonderful as we describe it. We talk about missing the camaraderie of friends, our shteibel minyan, Ahavat Yisroel—better known as Glick’s Minyan, the many restaurants, the delicious bakeries,
Time was that the critic had it easy. He got to taste the best wines, eat in the best restaurants, and see the best shows—true he also had to drink wine that tasted like sewer water, dine in restaurants that looked (and smelled) like sewers, and watch Spiderman Turn Off the Dark, the musical. By and large, though, the good far
What?!! 127 days?! Well, you had better believe it. King Achashverosh had a huge party with millions and millions of people. There was plenty of wine, and Achashverosh got drunk. He called for his beautiful queen, Vashti, to come down so he could show her off. But Achashverosh was wearing the bigdei Kehuna, the Kohanim’s clothing, so he
If you enjoy chauffeuring your kids around town while navigating streets littered with potentially schnaapsed-up individuals who are convinced that the traffic laws do not apply to them, then Purim is a special time for you.
I gave my neighbor a sandwich and piece of cake last year on Purim. He was so