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AIPAC Delegates Attend YESHA Council Event For the first time, four Israeli government ministers, two Israeli consuls general, and 350 AIPAC participants attended a celebratory event to mark 50 years

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FEATURES Book Review Rabbi Yair Hoffman 42 40 96 43 70 77 46 60 49 36 22 14 13 38 69 48 62 52 53 32 66 47 66 34 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schm

Pulling Water From Air Israeli Technology Showcased At AIPAC Policy Conference To kick off this years AIPAC policy conference on Sunday, Professor Alan Dershowitz focused on one of Israels most innova

WaterGen Continued from Page 9 water affects mortality and creates a deadly environment. He is confident WaterGen will change this and succeed in its mission to save lives today and in the future. Wat


Time For PM To Be Proactive With Trump BY JOSEPH FRAGER, MD As an American watching Prime Minister Netanyahu from across the ocean, I think it is time for him to get more proactive with the Trump admi

LUACH March 31 April 8 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 4 Nissan Erev Shabbos CALENDAR Friday, March 31 Daf yomi Bava Basra 68 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminc

letters to THE EDITOR No Home Away From Home Dear Editor, I read with laughter and dismay your recent article Covering the Shelves March 17. I, too, can remember my mother and grandmother lining shelv

Intercontinental David Hotel Announces Luxury Rooming The InterContinental David TelAviv continues its dedication to bringing guests unparalleled luxury by unveiling a new accommodation category, exec

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Never shall you suspend the salt covenant of your Gd . . . with all your offerings you shall offer salt Vayikra 213 When Gd separated the supernal waters from the lower waters see Bereishis 168, He ma

And He called to Moshe Vayikra 11 Said Rabbi Tanchum ben Chanilai Normally, a burden which is heavy for one is light for two, or one heavy for two is light for four but can a burden too heavy for 600,

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If it looks as though your Social Security and pension income will be enough to cover your fixed needs, you may be well positioned to use your other assets to fund those extra wants. On the other hand

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 23 finally still light outside when we get home from work, and you can feel a difference in the air. That could just be the pollen as we are experiencing one of th

SIMCHA WITH SIMCHA Continued from Front Cover At the conclusion of a conversation, she would wish everyone , which, loosely translated, means, You should merit to celebrate your simch

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover Pizza and Wine Bar, owned by Daniel Branoverwhich is highly successful. It has been open since 2010 and features highend specialty pizzas, the kind with thi

a store in an entrance to a culdesac alley if there is a store farther into the culdesac. In his commentary on the Tur, Rav Karo claims that this view follows the rejected first opinion. The Rema in h

Kids Of Courage Hits The Slopes BY A K.O.C. VOLUNTEER Its the moment Kids of Courage was waiting forSki Madness 2017 As we waved goodbye to a snowy New York on Thursday morning, March 16, we said hell

lahs with our very own head nurse, Sara Miriam Kaplan. On Friday, the amazing Couragers splished and splashed at an indoor water park, CoCo Key Boston North Shore. The group split up for the day, meet

SILENCE Continued from Front Cover weekHeard in the Bagel Store and From the Editor. This week, due to the unfortunate passing of his mother, Sarah Raizel bas Aharon, halachah has precluded him from o

mem, the yud and nun inside the shin, and the aleph within the hei. This tells us that while the name doesnt appear outwardly in the parashah, his influence is felt much more intensely than it could h

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen The Best Matzah Shemurah We spent last Pesach in Israel in beautiful, balmy weather, remembering Pesach holidays spent in years past, both in the U.

water made it easier to mix the dough. But it was not allowed. Once the mixers finished, the blob of dough would be moved to the next station, where the next worker would take it and bang it against t

REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 33 Each buyer would bring his own specially created bag or wrap to bring the matzos home when they were ready. How they protected the matzos and what they wrapped them

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insights on THE TORAH Vayikra Bulls And Lambs From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN When a man will bring an offering from among you . . . Vayikra 12 Not only animalrights groups have diffic

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Dear Esther, Please tell me how I can get my husband to disconnect from all of his electronic devices and make room for me in his life. When I try to sit next to him, I cant even get close to himliter

as good as it gets. We just arent all that powerful Having said that, lets look at the situation you are struggling with. It sounds almost as though your husband is addicted to his tech toys. Like so

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Not Yet Built Mr. Brenner was renovating his house and also adding a small rental unit to provide income. He mentioned h

one who is coerced to sell something and someone who is coerced to give a gift. Although a buyer who forces a sale violates the prohibition of lo sachmod C.M. 3599, 10, the sale is valid. Since the se

The Nesivos Sholom On Pesach SEFER REVIEWED BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN There is now another reason to say Hallel on Pesach. A wonderful tool of avodas Hashem has become availablein English. This sefer, Gem

Four Tax Questions BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Its time once again for our annual taxtips column. Our column has been rated the top taxtips column in the United States for people who dont know anything abo

Tax Questions Continued from Page 43 tell them that you use your home office primarily for work Or are they going to stand over your shoulder for several hours and just stare Because I already have my

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Simcha On The Side In what will surely go down in history as one the greatest architectural blunders, the town of Benidorm in Alicante, Spain, had almost com

uation where both routes are basically equivalent. At times, one may be preferable to the other still, they are basically the same. Therefore, the buyer cannot demand a specific route or both routes.

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 47 fallen through the hole in the garbage bag. Fortunately, there was nobody within hearing distance of my voice, which meant that there were no witnesses to my

equal seven puzzle pieces. Cleaning might be ten. But for every task you do in preparation for Passover, you fill in the puzzle. You think the puzzle will never be done, but with the help of your fami

AIPAC Snapshot SKA High School AIPAC Snapshot Midreshet Shalhevet Joining some 19,000 proIsrael advocates at the AIPAC policy conference were LR, back row Mrs. Tamar Bindiger, Mimi Leifer, Sarah Kur

AIPAC Snapshot Shulamith High School Tenthgraders from Shulamith High School for Girls visited Washington to attend the AIPAC conference this week. 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES March 31, 2017 51

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword April Fools BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Ore galore 6. Home for nearly every UWS Jews 9. Land of Warren Buffett 14. First husband of Bathsheba 15. Unvarnished 16. C

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nut flour use a lot of eggs and very little flour. Thats because, as it lacks structure, without the addition of other ingredients to add body it wouldnt hold its shape well. The eggs provide moisture

Matzos Continued from Page 57 knetters mixing bowl. Lapses in Time. Some are more stringent than others about lapses during the entire process, which includes kneading, finning, dividing, rolling velg

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Matzos Continued from Page 58 the perforating area. There are sometimes fans near the divider wall or partition to keep the oven heat out of the perforating area. It takes a long time for the oven flo

only guessing here. I dont know these boys, your daughter, or the circumstances in general. There could be myriad reasons why your daughter never got the opportunity to date those boys. Your daughters

ers, and open the windows, and you will be ready for buyers. We are also ready for the selling season to help you price your home right. We have marketing tools to get the word out to qualified buyers

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Pesach Power On Sunday, March 26, the Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League boys basketball season came to an exciting conclusion. The day featured a junior varsityvarsity championship doub

Frisch varsity champions Frisch vs. Heschel Natkin led MDY with 16 points and was named MVP. Antebi had 14 points, and Nsiri had 13. For TABC, Haberman had 21 points, including 5 threes. Proctor had

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 67 from April 3 through April 21, excluding yom tov, in Congregation Bnai Yeshurun of Teaneck, NJ. The class will look at the contributions that Jews have made to the

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Show Business Opening night was Saturday night, March 18, with another show the following night. Which show made the most sense to attend If we chose openi

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 69 as soon as it was diagnosed. As soon as that first pock came, I took the medication, which gave me a sliver of hope that I could make it to the dinner. Purim arr

and their families in Jerusalem. Shabbat davening and singing was led by the IDF chazzan and Rabbinical Choir, and the girls heard firsthand experiences from Yachad members of what it means to grow up

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 where they answered questions about Judaism. After lunch, the students met with Mr. John J. Flanagan, temporary president of the New York State Senate, in

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 72 Later that day, HAFTR participated in their annual College Bowl tournament at a special facility for children with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a diso

flattened, and combed the dough with spiky rollers to keep the dough from rising. With the clock ticking away, the children carried their dough on rolling pins to the special matzah oven. Quick as a f

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Good Times At MTA Rav Amar Shares Words of Torah with MTA Talmidim. By Yair Caplan. On Tuesday, Rabbi Tanchum Cohens Yeshiva University High School for Boys MTA BMK shiur had the great privilege of he

Community News Continued from Page 77 ter, MTA began a lead that would continue throughout the entire game, scoring two goals. The score was brought up to 60 by halftime. The final score was 101, a su

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Community News Continued from Page 78 sonal level but will also enable them to contribute significantly to Israel. Founded in 1925, AMIT is the premier education network in Israel, serving 34,000 stud

Community News Continued from Page 81 We are very appreciative of all of our runners fundraising efforts that benefit children and adults with disabilities, foster children, and children in domesticvi

experience, the masters of science in taxation will hone the skills needed to apply tax principles and planning techniques in the operations of various types and styles of business enterprises. Especi

Community News Continued from Page 83 day programs activities were Mishkanthemedsuch as the Chidon, divrei Torah, and SeeRunBuildwhile other events reflected more standard Color War fare, like a spell

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Community News Continued from Page 84 Greenblatt served as executive vice president and chief legal officer of the Trump Organization for the past two decades. He has represented President Trump and h

The school is proud of the students as well. Nothing makes us more gratified and inspired than students who are going above the code and spending whatever free time they have in mastering more of the

Community News Continued from Page 87 Staten Island, and the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force. The forum was hosted by COJO and held at the Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center. At the forum, the

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Community News Continued from Page 88 Defense Ministry, Home Front Command and the Fire Service, as well as police and emergency responders disciplines. ZAKA has unparalleled experience and expertise

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 Torah Comes Alive For YOSS Seventh Grade The seventhgraders of Yeshiva of South Shore went with their rebbe, Rabbi Shmuel Judowitz, to the Liv ing Torah

YStuds at Cahal concert Dancing at Cahal concert the audience. Avraham Fried followed with his magnificent voice and enthusiastic personality. Both performances drew tremendous ovations. Spontaneous

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 ities displaying the great creative talents of the students. The events began with intense games of Musical Chairs and Simon Says, which came down to the

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Steven Addona Landscaping Creating Beautiful Environments To Enhance Our Community BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER With every landscape he creates, Steven Addona weaves a web of magic. A landscape architect

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Steven Addona Continued from Page 102 Stevens practice encompasses both residential and commercial projects. His signature gardens, each one a masterpiece, now grace the entrances to magnificent estat

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Steven Addona Continued from Page 106 number of client requests that Steven was being inundated with on a daily basis, both Steven and Janice decided that having her join the firm permanently would pr

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