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See Page 9 See Page 8 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 3, 4 5 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 12 NO. 41 1 AV 5772 JULY 20, 2012 FROM THE EDITOR

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Review. Retain. Rejoice. Klal Yisrael is at the cusp of a watershed moment in history. Lomdei Daf HaYomi across the globe are set to complete Shas this summer. Many thousands will be marking the hi

Dirshu WORLD SIYUM EXPERIENCE THE DIRSHU WORLD SIYUM Bezras Hashem, the Dirshu World Siyum to take place next week, will mark the unrivaled Torah accomplishments of committed Lomdei Torah worldw

TALMIDAH X Continued from Front Cover once again. Its nice to be taken care of, but with that comes responsibility too. This year, I really only had to take care of myself. Now that I am home, I find

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TALMIDAH X Continued from Page 8 er, to a friend, to someone. But I was too embarrassed. Once, when I was in middle school, I privately asked a teacher how Shmuel HaNavi really knew Hashem was talking

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TALMIDAH X Continued from Page 10 most memorable chavruta this year was during seder erev. It was clear from the beginning that she was on a much higher level than I was and had more skills than I did

TALMIDAH X Continued from Page 12 I dont think it was so healthy to live in a vacuum all year. I wish I had watched a movie here and there, read a few more books. I know being in seminary was a oncein

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover one with a different experience, which is somewhat amplified by the need to navigate through a long summer Shabbos. France isnt Israel, and there are lots of cul

A Great Lease is in the Details. Shomer Shabbos Any dealer can lease you a car. But when you get down to the fine print, Bay Ridge Auto Leasing stands alone. SELECTION Test drive the car of your dre

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 14 The positive thing was that Shacharis the next day in shul was called for 1100 a.m. That was going to be something of a new experience as well, considering that on a

MECHITZAH Continued from Front Cover I humorously suggested that perhaps the Giants and Jets would make use of the mechitzah for their home games. I did not mean to ridicule the mechitzah or Siyum haS

MECHITZAH Croton Softball League Continued from Page 17 proceedings. Of course, seats at various levels have been given the same priorities as in the original configuration. We thank all of the wome

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover proscriptions of Torah are what make us all who and what we are. After all, where did we get this notion about the specialness or sacredness of the land of I

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 19 most momentous and critical issue facing Israel today Or was it the one issue that had the potential to maneuver the government into collapsing, which would lead

OLYMPIC APPEASEMENT Continued from Front Cover There have been calls for a moment of silence from around the world. More than 50 members of the British Parliament have signed a motion. The effort is b

Question Over the years, my parents and family friends have tried to set me up through the conventional methods of shidduch dating. Whether it was the type of guy or style of dating, it simply wasnt w

over, you need to consider the intervention of a rav. Your level of tolerance will be tested as you maintain halachic respect for your parents, and in return will be granted a favorable outcome. Baila

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Upcoming Events On Shabbos, July 21 at 545 p.m., men and women are invited to hear Mr. Orie Shapiro speak on Whats Lot Got to Do with It The Life Lessons and Lega

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Netanyahu Vows Forceful Response To Iranian Terror BY GIL RONEN AND GABE KAHN Iran and Hezbollah appear to be behind the blast in Bulgaria on Wednesday, in which a bus carrying Israeli youth near the

OLYMPIC APPEASEMENT Continued from Page 21 Nazis used the games as window dressing to hide the persecutions already taking place for three years in Nazi Germany since its rise in 1933. All the reasons

BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Nafla ateres rosheinuthe crown of our heads has fallen. The leading scholar and sage of the generation, Maran Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, ztl, has passed away at the age of 102. R

Shulamith Graduate Receives Comptrollers Award On Tuesday, July 17, Tamar Yastrab of Woodmere, a recent graduate of Shulamith School for Girls, met with Thomas DiNapoli, the New York State Comptrolle

Miles Per Carrot BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I think my wife and I need to buy another car. And not just because my wife keeps saying so. Now I just want to say, for the purposes of any IRS agents or yeshi

ufacturers like to create several models of the same car, and the more expensive models have a whole bunch of cool features, such as GPS units that are actually part of the car, so that if someone wan

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Asked And Answered It happened again last week, just as I knew it would. I received my annual phone call from my soninlaw. Not that he calls only once a yea

ferent directions at once. They wanted us to see everything. And so the march began. I may as well have joined the United States Army, because what kept running though my exhausted and heataddled mind

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Stipulations Benjy Braun sat in shul with his father, listening to the Torah reading. Do you know that this weeks double

Cedarhurst Agudah of Five Towns 508 Penninsula Blvd. 205 530 Kehillas Bais YehudaTzvi 395 Oakland Ave. 215 A B Yeshiva Ateres Shimon 1239 Caffery Ave. 1200 A 300 B Y.I. of Long Beach 120 Long Bea

The Three Weeks An Overview Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Part 2. The halachos that follow help us achieve that state of mourning that will inspire us to rectify the breaches caused by the lo

ried, but we can get engaged. Indeed, one may even make an engagement party without music. Generally speaking, we do not have dances with musical instruments and singing during this time. Indeed, one

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Thirteen Years And A Day The Mishnah Berurah writes 2256, There is a mitzvah for an individual to make a festive meal on the day when his son becomes bar mit

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 38 illuminatori light up with joy The Pri Megadim suggests that perhaps the reason we dont rely on a 13yearold boy for mitzvos doraysah is that

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Posting Signs The court is obligated to straighten the roads to the cities of refuge, to repair them and broaden them. They must remove all impediment

Rebranding The Occupation Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER In recent years, the industry of lies has demonized and delegitimized the 650,000 invisible Jews who live in over 120 communities beyond the

Touro Supervisor Honored For Outstanding Service Phyllis Bernstein, M.S., CCCSLP, a clinic supervisor at the Touro College School of Health Sciences Speech and Hearing Center, was honored during Teac

A man who shall vow a vow Bamidbar 303 Vows are a means to asceticism. Ethics of the Fathers 313 Asceticism leads to purity, purity leads to holiness, holiness leads to humility, humility leads to fe

Tidbits From Israel Continued from Page 42 rule of international law. Jordans sovereignty was never recognized by the nations of the world. The sole nation in the world that recognized this illegal oc

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im wondering if you can explain to me how I suddenly became invisible and how I can adapt to such a bleak reality. I dont even know how it happened or exactly

when you were younger and less mature. Lifes challenges have probably brought you to a place of empathy for others, a greater respect for mankind, more selfawareness, and even, might I say, enlightenm

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Hoisted By Their Own Petard Getting someone to do repairs, whether small or large, is usually a chore that most people face with trepidation. Unless

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Moishy Reisman, zl BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN The Far Rockaway and Five Towns community lost a very special neshamah this week when Moishy Reisman, alav hashalom, passed away early Monday morning. Yisroel

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Moishy Reisman, zl Continued from Page 53 sidrah every week, or at least he tried. He could not read the Hebrew words, but still he tried ever so much to do so. He sat with a Chumash in front of him t

Laughter Is The Best Medicine The CuttingEdge Comedy Of Chuck Field BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER That Chuck Field and his stage partners, Ziggy, Nick, and Dr. Sol, have been wowing audiences for over 30

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OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Weekend In Teverya I have been fairly consistent in kvetching about Sunday being a work day here and Friday being the free day. Last weekend was the one time each

sidim who were normal not yelling Shabbes at every passing car or spitting at women, etc., which he hears about Chassidim doing here in Beit Shemesh and has come to assume is normal behavior for someo

letters to THE EDITOR Mental Illness And Dating Dear Editor, I take issue with the impression that the Dating Forum, June 29 edition, left. The article highlighted the quote that every particular phys

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Summer Of Torah Content By Rochelle Maruch Miller They came, they learnedand couldnt wait to return On a balmy summer evening, the excitement was palpable as a group of yeshiva b

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Rav Elyashiv, ztl Continued from Page 28 When faced with numerous abuses of software licensing, Microsoft had actually approached Rav Elyashiv for a ruling on the matter and Rav Elyashiv ruled stringe

The Levayah of HaRav Elyashiv, ztl BY LARRY GORDON Hundreds of thousands of Jews from every corner of Israel and beyond gathered in Jerusalem on Wednesday evening to impart the final kavod to the lead

A Garden BBQ To Fight Hunger In Israel On Tuesday, July 10, Linas Hachesed held a garden barbecue at the Far Rockaway home of Moti and Miriam Hellman. The event featured a barbecue and sushi bar, win

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Reviving The Memory Of Raoul Wallenberg BY MICHELE JUSTIC On July 11exactly one week after Independence DayCongress demonstrated the epitome of the American spirit by unanimously passing legislation t

should remember and celebrate the fact that today, there are hundreds of thousands of American Jews who are the direct descendants of those saved by Raoul Wallenberg, said Ezra Friedlander. Special th

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 dont always get exactly what we want or hope for. The trick is to just keep on plugging away, despite adversity, and you will end up with exactly what you

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Community News Continued from Page 77 war, recalled Hannah Dreyfus, a Stern College junior who is comajoring in English literature and Jewish history. Celebrating Shabbat, in all its detail, was the u


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