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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover I asked her to tell me about it and she said, I dunnoI just call it three weddings and a bar mitzvah in 12 months And she has been 75 right so far, with eig


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TWO CARPOOLS Continued from Front Cover quieter surroundings. For most, these items arent a novelty, but living with five children in a relatively small apartment can get one excited about suburban li

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LUACH December 1July 9 16 July 8December ZIP Code 11516 20 Kislev Erev Shabbos CALENDAR Friday, December 8 Daf yomi Shevuos 10 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag ha

TWO CARPOOLS Continued from Page 9 those with disabilities. It is reassuring to witness children who are noticeably different engaging in the same routine as typical kids. Recently, Jewish music super

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover Introduction In the time of Chazal, the minhag, of course, was to light the menorah outside in the front courtyard. It was to be lit by the entranceway of

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover life is conducted in parts of Jerusalem, the erev Shabbos intensity or rush to prepare had not yet begun. But that was not the case with Mr. Black in Jerusalem.

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 16 is not just beautiful, but something very special. Sacrificial Talent On the subject of extraordinary young talent, lets turn our atten tion to a young man who has

ple in the industry, including Masters Jeff McBride, Jason Byrne, and Vito Lupo. All were impressed with his unique talent and drive. Marc also trained with Brian Gillis, who is considered one of the

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover dinner, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, reiterated what he said before a congressional committee the week prior. When asked whethe

President Trump at the Kotel future conquest of the land of Israel by the Jewish people will be effortless, and will require no proactive means rather, it will be awarded to the people of Israel as i

Remembering Anwar Sadat Egyptian Ambassador to the United States Yasser Reda hosted a dinner on Capitol Hill commemorating the 40th anniversary of Egyptian President Anwar Sadats visit to Jerusalem an

FIDF 15th Anniversary Crystal Ball Gala Gathers Record 1,600 A record 1,600 young professionals from the New York area gathered on Saturday night, December 2, at the Metropolitan Pavilion for the red

The INTERNATIONAL BEIT DIN, founded in 2014, has investigated and researched as the most active court for agunot in the United States. Each case is explored for halakhic resolution While not every cas

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Presidential Transcript Continued from Page 24 It was 70 years ago that the United States, under President Truman, recognized the State of Israel. Ever since then, Israel has made its capital in the c

In the meantime, I call on all parties to maintain the status quo at Jerusalems holy sites, including the Temple Mount, also known as Haram alSharif. Above all, our greatest hope is for peace, the uni

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A New Chapter For The International Community Israeli politicians welcomed U.S. President Donald Trumps official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotove

And she covered herself with a veil, and wrapped herself Bereishis 3814 Two women covered themselves with a veil and gave birth to twins Rivkah and Tamar. Rivkah, as it is written, And she took her ve

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YOSS Siddur Celebration The firstgrade boys at Yeshiva of South Shore reached an important milestone when they received their first Siddurim. Led to this moment by Rabbi Gewirtz, Rabbi Mitnick, and R

Question Ive been dating someone for six months. Our dates are fun, and he is attentive, generous, and really nice to me when we are together. The problem is that we only go out once a week, and somet

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 33 The same applies to daily communication. Some people need to keep their cellphone off during the day. It is not uncommon for a woman to get upset if she texts the g

Emphasis On Stress Advice From YidParenting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q My husband and I were curious about something, and we would like your thoughts on it. What is the biggest threat to Jewish children t

The Doctor Is Out Dear Esther, From the time that I was a young boy, the talk in our home was that I would become a doctor. My father is a doctor, my uncle is a doctor, and one of my cousins is a doct

a luxury that most people of that time couldnt truly grasp. So now you find yourself the product of parents who no doubt believe they are handing over to you the gratification of doing for them what t

Welcome, ATARA International Torah And Arts Organization Comes To Israel BY TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD ATARA, the Association for Torah and the Arts for Religious Artists, was founded in 2007 by a group of

Toby Klein Greenwald and Leah Bassett The ATARA group at the Inbal, October 15, 2017 in the earliest years Amy Guterson, an actress and playwright from Pittsburgh, originally from New York Leah Bass

ATARA Continued from Page 39 lenge to preserve ones humility and integrity, remembering to give credit where due, and to show hakarat hatov where appropriate. A special guest at the Inbal event was My

and chol hamoed womens tents. Orensteins latest endeavor is a radio show called Spotlight on Women that broadcasts every Tuesday morning 11 a.m. Israel time from Maale Adumim via the internet or on ch

ATARA Continued from Page 41 and these come with responsibilities, which I take very seriously. Since I was born, I have been entertaining those around me, innately recognizing when someone was in nee

ater and writing projects, including with teens at risk and with populations that have suffered trauma, such as women and girls from Gush Katif, and teens and adults who experienced terror attacks. Am

Night Flower BY ESTHER RAPAPORT Chapter 1 Part 2 Yes, Elka. How are you Im perfectly fine, baruch Hashem. But how are you Whats doing Nothing special. Is there news Did you hear anything recently No,

children now saw through the door of their room how their mother was moving the mess from one place to another instead of actually cleaning it up. Theyd seen so much recently that this little action w

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword The Pop Puzzle Across 1. Sacrificial animals in Los Angeles 5. Amen 10. Tools that would be excessive for cutting challah 14. E.R. actor La Salle 15. Gunk in

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POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 45 the situation, the bill would be named The Penalize Israel for Arresting Teenage PalestinianArab Murderers of Jews Act. For, like the 17yearold PalestinianArab

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Edith Lowinger, ah B Y T H E L O W I N G E R FA M I LY On 19 Cheshvan, Mrs. Edith Lowinger, Minka bas R Moshe Shmuel, returned her lofty soul to its Creator. Mama, as she was affectionately called by

Edith Lowinger Continued from Page 53 prisoner and interrogated for days with the hope that she would incriminate a local Jewish doctor whom the Russians resented. Mama refused to give testimony again

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen visualizes the setup they are viewing in those first 30 seconds as set in stone rather than changeable. One of the most important jobs of good reale

430 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 500 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 515 am Y.I. of Woodmere Magid Shiur Rabbi Rafael Fink 530 am Chofet

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Rules For Riding The Elevator Continued from Page 56 hits the ground, because youre going to know exactly when that is, even though theres no window on the floor. So I guess just keep jumping If there

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thats the WAY IT IS Some people, particularly when they are doing something unorthodox, say that they are making a statement. They take pride in it. But it doesnt work for everyone. Personally, Ive al

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Real Clear Daf Q A Review A review of some of this weeks daf yomi key concepts Parashas Vayeishev MakkosShevuos BY RABBI SHMUEL WISE I was overjoyed last week to formally complete Talmud Bavli for

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Increased Rates During her year in seminary, Rivki often babysat to earn money. She charged the going rate in her town 1

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INCREASED RATES Continued from Page 63 cited by Gra 58650, and the mitzvah of hashavas aveidah would be included in this allowance cf. Biur Halachah 26613, who expresses uncertainty about this. Poskim

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow The Gist Of The Jugs Rabbah bar Bar Channa met an Arab merchant. The merchant said to him, Come, I will show you the men of Korach that were swallowed up. He

insights on THE TORAH Vayeishev Hello, How Ya Doin From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN . . . He asked, Why do you look so bad today Bereishis 407 Would you believe that Hello, how ya doin

More Medicare Guidance Deciphering Part DPrescription Drugs BY ROBERT REMIN If you are in or about to be in the Medicareeligible market and will not continue receiving your health insurance from your

Swish For Sderot Tier 2 Grand Finale HALB Crowned Champion The Tier 2 Grand Finale of the 2017 Swish for Sderot Annual 8th Grade Yeshiva Day School Boys Basketball Tournament took place on Sunday, Dec

HALB vs. HANC HALB Swish for Sderot Tier 2 champions HALB holding a 2217 halftime lead. In the second half, HALBs pressure resulted in fast breaks from which YCQ could not recover, and HALB sailed i

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 71 Would you like to have a chevrusah where you can be learning cutting edge issues in Torah and Shas Would you like to learn through Shas in depth but quickly Woul

a threepoint game once more, 3229. It would remain a game down the stretch. With just under two minutes to play, Cooper hit a 3pointer to take their first lead since early in the first quarter, 3736.

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 73 icant in his programs is the ability to show improvement over the course of a season From day 1 to day 30 to day 60 to day 90, but in this case in the four days of

hold their shape. Be careful not to overbeat. Similar to egg whites, cream can be overbeaten. Overbeaten cream first develops a granular appearance. Eventually lumps will form and, if you continue whi

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Five Towns Featured At The Kosher Taste Of Long Island BY CINDY GROSZ Familiar faces from Central Avenue and the multiple simchas held in shuls, halls, and restaurants were featured last Monday night

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Good Times At MTA Rabbi Kerners Shiur Shabbaton. By Yoni Wilks 20. Just two weeks ago, talmidim in Rabbi Kerners shiur experienced a funfilled and inspiring Shabbaton. Talmidim met up on Friday aftern

Community News Continued from Page 79 formances that entertained the whole class. The magnificent props used in each play were created by students. The groups also utilized technology and added music


Koshericas Luxury Passover Collection The way things are turning out, the 2018 Passover holiday with Kosherica will be one of the most luxurious and exciting Passover programs to date. Kosherica will

Makor Chaims Never Again Shabbat In Las Vegas BY YOSSI BAUMOL Commander Eugene Lebovits is a prominent Holocaust survivor and a retired IDF General who commanded the liberation of Haifa during the War

Makor Chaims Continued from Page 83 vitz and other Holocaust survivors as well as Ori Schechter, Yossi Baumol, and other activists will be sharing their miraculous stories over the weekend, and unique

Community News Continued from Page 80 building on them. We empower by exploring a childs affinities and incorporating those in the therapy. After all, adults and children thrive when they are engaged


Community News Continued from Page 85 gram. Mr. Katz started working with Yachad as an assistant principal about 20 years ago. Ari said he and his wife stay in touch with all the Yachad participants,



Community News Continued from Page 87 raising 4.3 million, and that since the start of his administration, there has been a wave of support and interest from people around the globe who believe in Yes

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Community News Continued from Page 90 Rabbi Goldwicht, the Joel and Maria Finkle visiting Israeli rosh yeshiva at YUs Mazer School of Talmudic Studies and head rosh yeshiva in the Universitys Irving I

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Community News Continued from Page 92 It was a true honor to meet with this distinguished group of Israeli mayors. The relationship between Yeshiva University and Israel has never been stronger, and w

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Community News Continued from Page 94 firsthand from IDF combat soldiers serving on Israels frontlines. Leading the FIDF National Leadership Mission were FIDF National President and Mission Chairman P

Mix It Up Club lunch at YCQ important because people can get very hurt by words. She showed the students a video about a boy who gets cyberbullied. As a result, the boy wanted to stop attending schoo

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 103 Haddassah Gottesman, Ettie Langer, Faiga Raubvogel, and Rochel Wagner enjoyed, in their words A Shabbos full of chizuk. Together with over 400 girls, the Bn

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Camp Kaylie Reunion Concert On motzaei Shabbos, December 2, the magic of Camp Kaylie was felt in Beth Sholom in Lawrence at a Kaylie Family Concert featuring Jewish music superst

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Keeping Warm With The Fire Of Torah At Sheefa Baruch Hashem, in its 13th year of inspiring women of all ages in our community, the warmth of Torah is felt at Sheefa even during t

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 107 School for Girls gathered to hear Mr. Adir Cohen explain the important work that United Hatzalah does across our homeland. Thanks to the ambucycles that t

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS pendently. In my senior year, the school incorporated a new beis midrash program for the twelfth grade, where we spent time learning bchavrusah. This made the learning a lot more

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 109 ber 3, to attend the librarys annual breakfast. This incredible showing of hakaras hatov for the work the library does is a great chizuk to those who run

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS HALB Commemorates ChufTet BNovember On November 29, 1947, the UN General Assembly voted in favor of Israel being recognized at the Jewish homeland. The students at HALB attended

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 111 thing different and then we were able to share our ideas based on what we thought each picture symbolized. The museum and the artifacts helped us understa

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Aaron Kahn and family celebrate at the HAFTR Chumash Party Yair Jeter and family at the Chumash Party next generation of talmidei chachamim. Students recited pesukim from Para

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 113 Monday, secondgrade students were treated to the Tzivos Hashem Sefer Torah Workshop. Students learned about the intricate process of writing a sefer Torah

Daily Tidbits Light For Every Night 1st Night of Chanukah. In the beginning, Gd said, Let There Be Light. The reference is not only to physical light as we know it. This initial statement is the manda

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