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SHURAT HADIN Continued from Front Cover courts, my wife and I decided to participate in their 17th mission last June. We all met the first time for dinner on a Monday night in a private dining room at

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SHURAT HADIN Continued from Page 8 a massive public confrontation with the IDF and compel Israeli soldiers to use force to detain them, thereby creating further international condemnation of Israel. W

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover considered by him and the U.S. government as crossing a red line. And therein lies the issue. Did anyone see a red line The red line that was alleged to have

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 17 totals over 140 billion. That is a large sum that has to be responsibly managed, and Stringer made a point of saying that he would stand clear of investing any o

Daniel Squadron is the favorite in the race and he is our favorite too. He is facing a primary against Tish James and former deputy public advocate Reshma Saujani, among others. Mr. Squadron brings i

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover near the garbage in my kitchen so I can quickly file all the appropriate communications where they belong. I know that the post office is running at a multibilli

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 22 from an international community determined to serve up these towns to our avowed enemies. There is a great picture enclosed of a bunch of young children who reside w

YOETZET HALACHAH Continued from Front Cover programs at North Shore Hebrew Academy High School and lives in the Five Towns, where she is also the rebbetzin of the Young Israel of North Woodmere. As a

SYMPHONY OF LIFE Continued from Front Cover lYisrael, shekvar achaluhu biymei Chizkiyahthere is no Mashiach for the Jewish people, because they already used up their tokens in the generation of King C

So, in summary, many problems that we daven for actually do not require supernatural solutions, but rather may be within our control, using our Gdgiven talents. Perhaps this is the message of Rebbe Hi

Striving Each Day From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ. This week, the big book will be dusted off and opened and the mighty quill will be dipped in the heavenly ink. On Rosh Ha

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Kids Having A Blast At South Shore Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva of South Shore, demonstrated the use of a ramshorn shofar at the Hollander Early Childhood Center. The boys lear

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Lawrence Parlor Meeting For Mosdos Munkacs Other Side Of The Bench Continued from Page 28 absent the sound of the shofar Do we not have the opportunity every day to breathe life into our friends and

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Acheinu Places More Than 1,500 In Yeshivos BY YOSEF SOSNOW Ofir Shaked was a regular Israeli kid from a welltodo family living in one of Tel Avivs suburbs and lacking nothing. Ofir met Yossi about a y

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Acheinu Continued from Page 36 fit. Acheinus hotline is manned by avreichim who are intimately familiar and connected with hundreds of yeshivos. They direct each person to the yeshiva most appropriate

Skverer History Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM New Square is the Anglicized name of Skvira, a village in the Ukraine, where todays Skverer Rebbes ances

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Machberes Continued from Page 40 is given to Nachshon. During the Exodus, when the Children of Israel were pursued by the mighty Egyptian army and confronted the Red Sea, Nachshon was the very first,

Machberes Continued from Page 43 are exceedingly proud of the contributions they make to their communities. The establishment of a Womens Hatzalah group in the Skverer Chassidishe community is groundb

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Laws Of Rosh Hashanah Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Continued from last week The significance of the day. Rosh Hashanah is the day on which the creation of the world is celebrated. In actuali

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 47 this shofar blast is the one that hails the arrival of the Messianic era. One may ask, how is it that the Sattan can be confounded and confused so easily The Ta

others. One of the reasons why this prayer should be said is to remind us to emulate the qualities of its author. Torah readings. The Zohar tells us that when we open the aharon in preparation for the

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTOS BY NAOMI COHEN PHOTOGRAPHY Ariella Neuman, daughter of Adina and Tzvi Neuman of Cedarhurst, celebrated her bat mitzvah at Kulanu on August 25. Ariella is a student at TAG.

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insights on THE TORAH Needing Is A Privilege BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE In this weeks parashah, Haazinu, the pasuk says, Ki sheim Hashem ekra, havu godel leilokenu, When Hashems name is called

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Top 15 Home Improvements, Part 2 Continued from last week A priority of home improvement should be home maintenance. When speaking of maintenance, I

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Life Coaches Now we have heard everything. We have heard of the word psychology, of course. We know the meaning of the word. We also know what the words env

froyo. Who knows As I happened to have colored plastic spoons available, I tried that test too. And sure enough, it tasted better with a white spoon than with a green or an orange one. But that might

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There And Back Again BY RINA HALLER August 20Time passes swiftly. Before we know it, we are back where we started. My shopping nearly done, my bags filling up, I am ready to return for a second year i

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Question My daughter is turning 26 and there seems to be no yeshuah in sight for her. Nothing we tried has worked. Shadchanim are not even trying to set her up. My daughter is a little bit overweight.

after being requested by someone of the opposite gender, whose feelings are sometimes not reciprocated. Another issue that often comes up is that because these events are small, most of the singles ar

Is Your Glass Empty The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER Everyone knows about the optimiststheyre the ones who see the glass as halffull. And then there are the pessimiststhey see the glass as hal

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insights on THE TORAH Rosh Hashanah A Different Kind Of Prayer BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS All of a persons income is fixed for him, from Rosh Hashanah to Rosh Hasha

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PRAYER Continued from Page 66 after all. These mitzvos put us in touch with reality. It seems that Rosh Hashanah, too, is such a mitzvah. We daven throughout the year and ask for all sorts of things c

more opportunities for change and improvement. Its all over. There are actually three different days of judgment. There is Rosh Hashanah there is the judgment that a person faces after his 120 years o

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My two siblings and I were raised as typical Five Towns kids. And by that I mean that we never really lacked for anything. We were always provided for by our

piness in her marriage and her wellbeing. Do you suspect that Caren is being controlled or, worse, possibly even abused Sometimes its hard to even let our thoughts take us to such a frightening place,

Israeli Wine Continued from Page 71 French oak barrels. The Gilgal Cabernet will continue to improve for a number of years in the bottle and has surprised wine experts with the depth of its flavor fol

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Sowing The Seeds For Mitzvos The mishnah in the beginning of the seventh perek of Pesachim instructs one who is roasting his Paschal lamb to employ a spit ma

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 75 responding to the number of mitzvos in the Torah. He goes on to say that if there is a valid source for this tradition, then he would accept it as an answer. B

A Silent Revolution BY YOCHANAN GORDON Rabbi Chaim Miller of the Kol Menachem publishing house has led the effort to present the sichos of the Lubavitcher Rebbe in a format that is clear and easy to r

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTOS BY JOEL BERKOWITZ Stocking Up For The Holidays The bat mitzvah of Nava Channah Yastrab, daughter of David and Sarah Yastrab of Woodmere, was celebrated on August 29 at the

Silent Revolution Continued from Page 77 Gd based on the Torah portion of each week at any juncture of the year. In order to give you, the reader, a glimpse into the beautiful gems that adorn this cla

Its In The Bag At TAG The girls at TAG in Far Rockaway were greeted on the first day of the new school year with a special gift on every girls desk. With these tote bags, thanks to Esty Dancziger of

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Refusing To Sit On The Sidelines Of History BY SAM SOKOL The other day I enjoyed a thoroughly pleasant visit at my Bet Shemesh home from cousins who live in the Five Towns. However, as I waited for th

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population is slowly dying off. Thats great youre saying. We could live without honey. But its more than that. We could starve. No bees would mean theres no one to pollinate the flowers, which means n

Having It Your Way Food For Thoughts Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO I must admit, I am not happy with the title of this article. But the issue is not the title. The issue is food. My food. The food I put

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Fowl Play Rabbi Dayan was learning the daf in his study when his phone rang. Hello, this is Shmuel, said the caller. My

the same enactment that exempts one from liability for damaging another persons property also exempts him from damage that he inflicts on an object borrowed for the lifesaving mission Nesivos 7217, 34

Michael Reagan Delivers Keynote At Chazaq Annual Dinner BY DANIEL PEREZ Leonards of Great Neck was filled to capacity Monday night, August 26, as Chazaq celebrated the completion of a Torah scroll at

and I think that what theyre doing is amazing. The evenings honorees included State Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz, who was presented with the Community Service Award. Philanthropists David and Rivka

Chazaq Dinner Continued from Page 97 Chazaq, and indicative of the caliber of individuals drawn to the organization, that attendees pledged thousands of dollars just for the privilege of filling in a

letters to THE EDITOR A New Years Message From Peter Vallone Dear Friend, My name is Peter F. Vallone Jr., member of the New York City Council and Chair of its Committee on Public Safety. I am writing

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Apples, Honey, And Pomegranates This time of year makes us think of red and green crisp apples, sweet and sticky honey, and pomegranates with tart, juicy seeds. These food

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Shalhevet Sophomore Wins Writing Contest New Voices, an online blog for campus Jews, has extended itself to hear the voices of eighth to twelfthgraders, creating a writing contes

ing year in college. The Shalhevet class of 2013 is looking forward to the second annual Israel reunion in November. The TimeHonored Tradition Of John G. Hubler And Sons Roofing By Rochelle Maruch M

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 103 join us. With his extensive experience in Camp Mesorah and Camp Morasha, and as director of student activities at DRS, a hockey coach, and youth leader on

Final Concert Of The Year At Parise Park Jonathan Blair opened up the final preshow of the year at Andrew J. Parise Park on Tuesday, August 27. Children of all ages surrounded Jonathan while he handpi

Middle East News Briefs FROM JNS.ORG Hamas Slams Egypts Destruction Of Homes Near Gaza The Egyptian military has reportedly destroyed nearly 20 homes along Egypts border with the Gaza Strip as part o

charges against Morsi along with the Muslim Brotherhoods Freedom and Justice Party leader Essam alErian as well as several other Muslim Brotherhood officials. According to alMasry alYoum, investigatio

Middle East News Continued from Page 107 Romana plotted on to assemble a pipe bomb and plant it in a densely populated area with the explicit aim of killing the maximum number of Jews. Mfalfal and Ris

Community News From Around The World Glicks Sauces The Secret To Successful Yom Tov Meals Chizuk For The Aseres Yemei Teshuvah By Sarah Massry During these days of awe and repentance, when Jews world

Community News Continued from Page 109 ties and experiencing the stuff of which magical summer memories are made. Headlining the concert were performers par excellence Benny Friedman, Shea Rubenstein,

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Community News Continued from Page 111 limits, and the freedom to push themselves out of their comfort zones. Various life situations and settings that may seem passive for some people can carry much

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Small Steps, Giant Leaps BY DONI JOSZEF A friendly text message to a female coworker. A relatively harmless, seemingly innocent gesture. Nobody would have expected this tiny text to spiral into a deca

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 105 an excitement for Yiddishkeit. He highlighted the activities of Pirchei and Bnos youth groups, whose activities are dedicated to providing fun with a purp

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