It gives me great pride and pleasure to introduce our first-ever Yeshiva Break Activity Guide, which comes on the heels of our first-ever pullout Sukkot Activity Guide. This activity guide, albeit a bit smaller than our Pesach and Sukkot ones due to the colder weather with fewer outdoor activities, is still chock-full of all kinds of info
Winter break is a great time for families to come together, go on fun trips and celebrate their accomplishments from the past semester. One of the benefits for those of us in the tri-state area is that our break falls just a few weeks after the winter break for most of the world, which
Whenever I reminisce about my past winter vacations, the Great Wolf Lodge Water Park in the Pocono Mountains is one of my first and favorite memories. I visited the resort twice during my lower school years and have fond memories of riding the waterslides with my family, eating takeout
Born in Austria in 1890, Yiddish-speaking Isadore Schneider came to the United States as a young man. Settling in Newark, New Jersey, he worked in a company that offered a sharpening service before purchasing an existing hardware store with his brother in the Tory section of West Orange.
In thinking about areas of Israel which we hadn’t explored, we came up with Jaffa, the port city adjacent to Tel Aviv. Currently not as active a port as it was historically, but now focusing primarily on locally grown oranges, it is a growing city, with modern
Yad LaKashish, translated literally from the Hebrew as “hand to the old,” is a unique nonprofit organization, and certainly so much more to Jerusalem’s elderly residents than this literal translation implies. Based at 14 Shivtei Yisrael Street, not far from the Old City, Yad LaKashish offers
We are blessed in the community of The Jewish Link readership to have so many thousands of people whose focus is on chesed, and providing myriad ways of assisting others. Sometimes it’s global, sometimes anonymous and sometimes it’s personal. Such are the special folks who, when it comes to
(Courtesy of EFRAT) It’s no secret that saving lives is a very Jewish “thing.” But as we read specifically in this week’s parsha, displaying self-sacrifice to save lives is historically rooted specifically in the experience of the Jewish woman; the Jewish midwives in Egypt risked their own lives