Join The Jewish Link of New Jersey on Facebook on Wednesday, 12/7, at 12 noon, for a live Q&A about dating references with Rabbi Cohen, featuring Mindy Eisenman, staff connecter at YU Connects! Feel free to ask them questions in advance to
President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Elisabeth “Betsy” DeVos to become the nation’s next secretary of education could be an important first step in making education vouchers a reality for thousands of yeshiva and day school parents from the tri-state area and all over the country.
In high school, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to learn Gemara at least one period a day, for all four years. I began freshman year with almost no knowledge of Gemara, and graduated with the ability to learn a sugya of Gemara on my own with Rashi and Tosfot. My growth in Gemara learning was, of course, thanks to the
On November 2, we celebrated the 99th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration of November 2, 1917. On that day the British government published the Balfour Declaration, signed by its foreign secretary, Lord James Arthur Balfour. The Declaration — addressed to Lord Lionel Rothschild who was asked to bring it to the
UpStart, Bikkurim, Joshua Venture Group and U.S. based-programs of PresenTense consolidate to be central resource for Jewish Innovation.
San Francisco—UpStart, Bikkurim and Joshua Venture Group announced that they are consolidating into a single organization—UpStart—to
Looking for a luxury Passover hotel experience about three and a half hours from NYC? Renowned Pesach event planner Mendy Vim offers a unique location for the discerning holiday traveler- —the Equinox Resort in Manchester Village, Vermont, a Luxury Collection Golf Resort & Spa. It’s not every day you can stay
MatzaFun is proud to announce its 16th year of the Perfect Passover featuring elegant Passover seders, gourmet glatt kosher cuisine and non-stop fun-filled activities for your entire family. Don’t pass over this Passover. Make it a MatzaFun Passover. With one phone call you can book a Passover holiday and celebrate with a
For many young Jewish women who have already finished high school and are well past college, beginning their families and careers, studying in Israel for the year or spending a gap year at a seminary may not be possible. While it has become a rite of passage for many, there are still many more for whom the opportunities did not
For some of us who’ve been through it, it’ll be like taking a trip down memory lane. To those of us who have kids in the dating scene it’ll be a glimpse into what our kids go through. And to those of us just looking for a romcom with a Modern Orthodox angle, this will fit the bill. What meets all these criteria?
New York—Yeshiva University’s Mordecai D. and Monique C. Katz School of Graduate and Professional Studies has announced the launch of a new associate degree program that will expand opportunities for a broader range of students to take advantage of the university’s unique undergraduate educational experience.
Every year when I go to Kosherfest, I gain an appreciation for the diversity and the ingenuity of the Jewish people. And about 10 pounds.
Kosherfest is a trade fair that allows companies in the kosher food industry to showcase their latest products and examine recent market trends, such as the
We are putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving luncheon invitation, which we will distribute to our residents and their families. Yet, I hold back from posting them too early. So much can happen before Thanksgiving: some of our residents might not live to see that day and some others might become too frail to participate in our