Sunday, April 05, 2020


No More Visiting Day Blues

We sent our youngest to sleepaway camp for the first time this year. And by “we” I mean “I,” and that’s because I also sent my husband to sleepaway camp this summer, also for the first time. With dad at camp with him, we assumed the adjustment would be easier.

Ensuring a Fun, Safe Summer at Camp

It’s summertime, and as the Gershwin lyrics tell us, “the livin’ is easy.”

Many of our collective Jewish experiences were gained through the times we spent at summer camp. Indeed, the bug juice, color war, gimp lanyards, swimming, camp fires and so much more are

Netanyahu’s Important Message for Europe

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s meeting with European leaders was an opportunity on many levels.

First, the prime minister fearlessly took center stage in nations where Islamic terror and street opinion is outwardly anti-Israel, anti-Semitic and

A Day to Remember

For many Americans, Memorial Day is the unofficial first day of summer. It’s a nice day off from work or school.

If we did a word-association test of sorts and we wrote or said “Yom Hazikaron” in our

A 12-Step Program for Iran

Last week, the administration decertified the U.S. role in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as the Iran nuke deal.

Throwing Shade at the Iran Nuke Deal

“This was a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made. It didn’t bring calm, it didn’t bring peace, and it never will.” —President Donald J. Trump

Our Special Yachad Family Shabbaton

Parenting is no easy task, and, as we all know, the experience is filled with many ups and downs and highs and lows. Parenting a child with autism and special needs—as my wife and I do—is no different, although I like to argue that the highs and lows can perhaps be a bit more extreme and

For 70 Years, If You Will It, It Is No Dream

“THE STATE OF ISRAEL will be open for Jewish immigration and for the Ingathering of the Exiles; it will foster the development of the country for the benefit of all its

Can Jews Stand Aside on Syria?

All indications are strongly suggesting that the Bashar al-Assad regime used chemical weapons, ostensibly a barrel bomb containing toxic chlorine gas, on a rebel-held Syrian town…yet again.

Abbas’ Unacceptable Name Calling


Time is running out on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

And that time isn’t just with

Mourning Rabbi Ozer Glickman, z”l

The Jewish Link joins the community in mourning the passing of Rabbi Ozer Glickman, z”l, on Monday, March 19.

To sit in one of Rabbi Glickman’s classes was an opportunity that his students cherished. Rabbi

Unity, Strength Between the US and Israel Make the World Take Notice

The unity of the American Jewish community and its relationship with Israel was on display Monday evening when Vice President Mike Pence addressed the AIPAC Policy Conference at the Washington Convention Center before 18,000 delegates. This is despite the fact that Pence, and

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