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Vaccine Misery

You don’t have to be a political junkie to know what the number-one debate going on in that arena is these days. While both parties have moved away from any sort of profession of fealty to the ideal of rugged individualism, they diverge substantially on how to go forward from there. On the one hand, …

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Teachers Wonder Why Lakewood Schools Remain Open

Zoom In Most public school districts across the state have intermittently opened and closed, switching from in-person to remote learning and back again as cases spiked and waned in their districts—except Lakewood. After being the first to open for all-in-person learning, Lakewood is the only public school district to remain open throughout the pandemic. Now, …

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Trump Grasping at Final Straws

With the final days of his presidency quickly slipping away and the odds of overturning the result of the presidential election having grown infinitesimally small, President Trump is grasping at all remaining options to secure for himself a second term in the White House. Despite there having been no evidence of widespread fraud in the …

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White House News

Electoral College Formalizes Biden Victory Members of the Electoral College met in each of the 50 state capitals on Monday to cast their votes for Donald Trump or Joe Biden based on the popular vote winner of their respective states. The process went off without a hitch, despite some credible threats of violence that prompted …

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Chanukah and Chinuch

Chanukah and Chinuch Insights from Rabbi Binyomin Ginsberg Penina Nussbaum Chanukah, which means dedication or inauguration, shares the same root as chinuch, education. We turned to Rabbi (Shalom) Binyomin Ginsberg, a veteran mechanech and prolific writer, for his insights and messages with regard to chinuch in our times. Respect and independence Rabbi Ginsberg describes his …

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Chanukah Gift Guide

Our Gift to You: The Chanukah 5781 Gift Guide Compiled by Penina Nussbaum During the cold and dark winter, Chanukah brings sparks of light, warmth, and hope. It is a beautiful time to show appreciation and love for those around us. Here are some suggestions of new and meaningful ways to brighten the day and …

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Finally Advocating For Jackson

One election whose outcome did not involve allegations of fraud or provoke a flurry of lawsuits was the race for a one-year unexpired term on the Jackson Board of Education. That election was won convincingly by Tzvi Herman, who became the first Orthodox Jew to hold city-wide office in Jackson Township. Upon seeing the final …

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Salad Time

Refreshing Citrus Salad Recipe by Mirel Freylich Photo by Chana Rivky Klein Simple yet so elegant, this sweet citrus salad excels in taste as well as presentation. Yield: 3-4 servings Ingredients: Salad: 8 oz. Euro salad mix 1 mango 1 avocado ½ grapefruit ½ orange ¼ cup candied almonds Dressing: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 …

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Election Minute

President Trump Won’t Concede as Questions Persist President Trump is refusing to concede the presidential election to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as he and his campaign say questions over alleged voter fraud and ballots that should have been disqualified remain. Trump campaign senior advisor Jason Miller said that the word “concede” is “not even …

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