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US Expands Ties to West Bank & Golan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman signed the U.S.-Israel Science and Technology Agreement at Ariel University in Samaria on Wednesday

Rabbi Moshe Kurtz Joins Stamford’s Agudath Sholom

In July 2020, Rabbi Moshe Kurtz began serving as assistant rabbi of Stamford’s Congregation Agudath Sholom. After two years as rabbinic intern at Young Israel of

Agudah NJ Secures Increased Yeshiva Funding

Dogged determination has led to the recent success of the New Jersey office of Agudath Israel of America’s efforts—tracking a growing need, mobilizing yeshiva parents, working

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NJJBA Hosts Live Presidential Debate With NJ Focus

NJJBA Hosts Live Presidential Debate With NJ Focus

(Courtesy of NJBBA) On Tuesday, Oct. 22, the New Jersey Jewish Business Alliance (NJJBA) hosted a unique live “presidential”

Revisiting the ‘Virtual Minyan’ Concept

Revisiting the ‘Virtual Minyan’ Concept

For more than 10 years, Aaron Lehmann, a long-time resident of Bergen County and now of Boynton Beach, Florida, has been a strong proponent of the virtual minyan, and now in this

Josh Joseph and the OU’s Monumental Impact

Josh Joseph and the OU’s Monumental Impact

Rabbi Dr. Josh Joseph, who assumed the role of executive vice president and chief operating officer of the 400-synagogue

Join the Great DISTANCED Challah Bake This Year

Join the Great DISTANCED Challah Bake This Year

(Courtesy of Jewish Journeys) What a difference a year makes! Last October, Jewish Journeys along with a team of community volunteers were

Best Friend Blues

Best Friend Blues

Dear Shayna,

Recently, I’ve noticed a change in my best friend. She has started making excuses

Moriah Early Childhood Enjoys Petting Zoo

Moriah Early Childhood Enjoys Petting Zoo

Last week the Moriah early childhood was treated to a visit by a petting zoo, in honor of Parshat Noach! The children enjoyed

Yavneh Gan Classes Have a Colorful Week

Yavneh Gan Classes Have a Colorful Week

The children had such a colorful week in gan! They learned about the keshet that appeared in the shamaim as a sign and

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The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Benji Shiner

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Benji Shiner

The Jewish Link and Drink Up would like to recognize 12-year-old Benji Shiner as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The sixth grader at

The Swim to the End of the World: Part 1

The Swim to the End of the World: Part 1

When the gyms shut down this year in March and it looked like all of my triathlons were going to be canceled, I had two problems to

Waiting to Exhale: TBO 14U Holds on for 6-4 Victory Over Tenafly

Waiting to Exhale: TBO 14U Holds on for 6-4 Victory Over Tenafly

(Courtesy of TBO) “Somebody pass the Tums!”

That was what Teaneck’s coaches and fans were thinking

Limes Are for Pies

Limes Are for Pies

When I was growing up in Kansas City, Missouri, one of our favorite “hang out” places after events was a restaurant that served limeades

Teen Entrepreneur Starts CO2 Soda Business

Teen Entrepreneur Starts CO2 Soda Business

An unintended side effect of the current stay-at-home orders and social-distancing regulations is the abundance of free time many people seem

Life in a Bubble Is Warm and Relaxed at Lazy Bean Cafe

Life in a Bubble Is Warm and Relaxed at Lazy Bean Cafe

Lazy Bean Cafe is not going to let cold weather spoil your fun. The tables that have sprung up in front of the café are

A Vote For Voting

A Vote For Voting

My 90-year-old mother received her absentee ballot in the mail last week, and proudly voted in the upcoming election.

Why (Orthodox) Jews Should Vote for Joe Biden

Why (Orthodox) Jews Should Vote for Joe Biden

The Torah of my primary role models, Rabbis Joseph B. Soloveitchik, Aharon Lichtenstein and Abraham Isaac Kook:

embraces every person, created

The Case for President Trump

The Case for President Trump

Partisanship, the idea that we must vote for a particular political party always and forever, regardless of its current positions, leaders and tendencies, is a curious notion.
(JNS) A bill that would allow the United States to provide Israel bunker busters is
(JNS) Sudan announced on Sunday, October 25, that it will hold talks with Israel in
(JNS) Israeli Minister of Diaspora Affairs Omer Yankelevitch will be introducing a
Spinal surgery has made significant advances in the field of navigation and
(Courtesy of The Jewish Home Family) One of the benefits of choosing to live in
I have seen the amazing results that speech therapy delivers for children. I see
I am considering learning a new skill. Okay, I mean besides Instagram. I would
Maybe it’s raining or it’s snowing. Maybe you are tired. Maybe you are
(Courtesy of Ohr Torah Stone) Thanks in large part to a police checkpoint set up to
In this digital age, many traditional businesses have had to pivot to stay
Women have been making a choice since hair salons re-opened from the pandemic: Go
I am periodically approached by individuals who wish to start up a Jewish nonprofit
You read that right; it wasn’t a typo. By now, we are all familiar with the acronym
Eitan Rosenfeld has joined the team at Keller Williams Realty. Rosenfeld, who
(Courtesy of Links Residential) The team at Links Residential is excited to welcome
On Oct. 27, 2018, a white-supremacist gunman sent a wake-up call to American Jews
Partisanship has always struck me as curious, the notion that we must vote for a
Although pro-Trump voices currently dominate American Orthodox discourse, Jews and