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  1. A gap year dedicated to learning and volunteerism NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | New Jersey Jewish News

    The 18-year-old Highland Park resident returned to New Jersey in June from studying at Yeshivat Shaarei Mevaseret Tzion outside of Jerusalem. While there he volunteered at Shalva: the Israel Association for the Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.


  2. Bill on transgender rights named after Edison activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Leslie Farber, an attorney in Montclair and B'nai Keshet member, recalled the expensive and arduous process one of her clients had to go through in order to change her gender designation on her birth certificate to reflect her new identity. Because that client's sexual reassignment surgery took place in Casablanca, Morocco, in 1968, medical records documenting the change were unavailable.


  3. Never too old to go - home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Seventy-three years later, Jack is known for the number 3,000, because he is one of some 3,000 American Jews making aliyah in 2018. Nasielski, 92, arrived June 13 at Ben-Gurion Airport, where he was greeted by his grandchildren, and a great-grandchild, waving Israeli flags and hoisting a sign that read, "Mazal Tov Papa Jack - We love you."


  4. We are all in the same fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Joey Ostroff, now a rising eighth grader at Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva in Edison, spoke at a June 7 press conference on increasing state funds for security in private schools. The kipa-clad young man spoke on the steps of the Muslim Noor-Al-Iman School in South Brunswick.


  5. Yeshiva at Jersey Shore to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Twelve years after opening in Deal, the Yeshiva at the Jersey Shore will close its doors at the end of the school year in June. YJS announced its closure in April in an email sent to parents and supporters from the school's president, David Friedman.


  6. Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom pilots five teen chaptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Bucks County teen chapter members, from left, Ayesha Nusrath, Hanaan Sikder, and Aliya Murad, with cookies they baked Dec. 25 on Sadaqah Tzedakah day, named by SOSS for a day of charity and good deeds. At the first meeting of Muslim and Jewish teens in Piscataway in November 2017, the group talked about each other's Hebrew and Arabic names, specifically the pronunciations and meanings.


  7. With increasing concern of anti-Semitism on campus, Rutgers president meets with Jewish leadersRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Rutgers University president Robert Barchi met with state federation executives and Jewish leaders on Jan. 25 after three professors engaged in anti-Semitic or anti-Israel activities in recent months. "The federation executives were very much concerned about how the controversy was tarnishing the reputation of Rutgers as a welcoming place for Jewish students," New Jersey State Association of Jewish Federations executive director Jacob Toporek told NJJN.


  8. Edison voters declare victory over hateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | New Jersey Jewish News

    In the week before the election, postcards denouncing two Asian-American candidates for the Edison Board of Education appeared in the mailboxes of some residents. It instructed voters to stop Chinese-American Jerry Shi and Indian-American Falguni Patel "From taking over our School Board"; and declared, "The Chinese and Indians are taking over our town.


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