To my fellow Jewish parents, educators and caregivers: There is a terrible epidemic in our midst and I would like to ring the alarm. I beg you to hear me out. It is no exaggeration to say it is a matter of life and death. It is the diagnosing and drugging of our precious children. Our children are being diagnosed with psychiatric disorders and given dangerous
With all the uncertainty in the Middle East, from the rise of ISIS to an emboldened Iran, we must not allow Israel to become a partisan issue. Unfortunately, over the past few years, we have seen a deep erosion of support for Israel in the Democratic Party. While 75 percent of Republicans support Israel, only 43 percent of Democrats show
Last week the unthinkable happened. A local yeshiva sent parents the following email: “Unfortunately, there was a delivery delay and we did not receive the ravioli for today’s menu. We will be substituting with penne marinara instead. We apologize for any inconvenience.” (True story.)
Susan Lilly recently wrote an advice piece about the help that is available for families facing Alzheimer’s disease in New Jersey. The advice was important, but the resource information provided about the Alzheimer’s organizations in the state was incorrect. As Alzheimer’s New Jersey, we wanted to take this opportunity to clarify
Mordechai Schmutter is very funny to read. Yeyasher Kochacha. But I must put in a word for anyone who thinks coin-collecting is frivolous. It was known as the hobby of kings. I too started in fourth grade with pennies. But I graduated to more denominations, earlier mintages, other countries and eventually ancients. Along the way I learned
Because I met Jewish Link Moshe Kinderlehrer at the Hudson Jewish Business Alliance luncheon a month or so ago, I thought you may be interested in seeing how my organization, the Jewish Institute for Global Awareness ( www.jifga.org), utilized a Jewish Link story within
In your Sept. 8 issue was a newsbrief in which Sweden’s FM chastised Israel for the disproportionate number of Palestinians that were killed compared to Israelis.
I want to describe to you an incident from a recent visit to Israel.
Just before leaving to return to the US, my niece gave me a small
Kudos to the Jewish Link in publishing Mr. Mitchell First’s article, “The Balfour Declaration and Its Implications Today” in the September 8, 2016 issue, including a full explanation of its history and terms and how it evolved.
How very odd, ironic, daring, distasteful and audacious is the Palestinians’ call to sue the United Kingdom for issuing the
In the recent article regarding The Jewish Center and its newest Rabbi, Rabbi Daniel Fridman (“Jewish Center of Teaneck Welcomes Rabbi Daniel Fridman,” September 8), you listed various other organizations that rent space in the building. Your article erroneously reported that SINAI’s high school relocated from TABC to the Jewish Center. As the current director of
Domestic Violence Article Makes
Irresponsible Proposal I was disturbed by the article written by Ms. Stefani Jeffreys (“How to Help Those Touched by Domestic Violence,” August 25, 2016). In the article she refers to “a new movement of women holding out on their husband to help their friends get a get.
Thanks for the Shoes, Jewish Link and Bergen County Communities
On behalf of the Fair Lawn Chapter of Hadassah, I would like to thank the Jewish Link community, the Fair Lawn community as well as the many people from the surrounding towns in Bergen County for donating shoes to
Take a Lesson From Chelm
This week’s edition announced the State of Israel’s plan to dump hundreds of millions of dollars of cement deep around the 60-mile border with Gaza to prevent infiltration tunnels (“New Underground Concrete Barrier to Encircle Gaza, Stop Terror Tunnels,”