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‘Linking’ Together the Northern New Jersey Jewish Communities

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When we picked the name “Jewish Link” for our paper and media company, we did so because we were serious about connecting our unique Northern New Jersey Jewish communities.

Our kehillot are tied together in so many wonderful ways, be it through family connections, schools, shuls, federations and non-profits.

We continue...

Assemb. Huttle @ Moriah

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Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle (D-Englewood) speaks with The Moriah School’s Head of School Rabbi Daniel Alter about education affordability and security during a Schools in Session visit Wed. (Feb. 24) at Moriah, sponsored by Teach NJS, a coalition of 20 New Jersey Jewish day schools, the Jewish Federations of Northern New Jersey and the Heart of New Jersey and the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center. Huttle toured the school and met with parents and administrators to discuss a variety of issues ranging from security and technology to nursing needs. For more information or to get involved in Teach NJS, visit TeachNJS.org or contact Field Director Ariella Noveck at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or...

Front Row Seats at the Presidential Circus

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Not too long ago, there was “Jeb!,” Chris Christie “Telling it Like it Is” and even the distant memory of Bobby Jindal “For President.” On the other side of the aisle, there was Lincoln Chafee’s “Fresh Ideas for America,” and Jim Webb’s “Leadership You Can Trust.”

The Republicans started the campaign with a bevy of some 17 candidates to about six on the Democrat side.

Donald Trump’s Republican lead position is, for many of us, quite a surprise. Some even find the entire Trump narrative cartoonish and outlandish. On the Democrat side, there are those of us who are also surprised that Senator Bernie Sanders has posed a threat to what seemed like a coronation for...

The Loss of a Friend, Justice Antonin Scalia, 79

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America’s Jewish community lost a good friend with the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died of a heart attack last weekend at the age of 79.

Scalia, who was born in Trenton, told highly regarded attorney Nathan Lewin that when there was no Jewish justice on the Supreme Court, he considered himself the Jewish justice, according to a piece written this week by Lewin for JTA.

Lewin was referring to the time between Abe Fortas’s 1969 resignation and Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s appointment to the Court by then-President Bill Clinton in 1993.

It was Ginsburg, who while disagreeing with Scalia on many Supreme Court decisions, turned out to be one of his closest...

Support SINAI Schools’ Special Night

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For its 30th consecutive year, SINAI Schools will tell its story at the Marriott Glenpointe. Over 800 guests, many of whom have no children or personal connection to SINAI Schools, will come away knowing they have just experienced a beautiful evening of hope, hard work and educational achievement.

It’s these experiences that SINAI Schools’ children, families, educators and administrators experience on a day-to-day basis at several area day schools and yeshivot.

Some of the people in the audience will have attended every single SINAI Schools annual banquet. Many will be first-timers. They will get to meet a group of honorees who have given their time, resources and, some, their trust...

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