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See Pages 8485 See Page 47 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 35 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 13 NO. 29 9 IYAR 5773 APRIL 19, 2013 Yom HaZikaron

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SHARIA LAW Continued from Front Cover truth. On Sunday, April 14, Ms. Geller spoke at a hotly contested event in Great Neck, along with Greg Buckley Sr., whose son died at the hand of Afghan police be

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SHARIA LAW Continued from Page 6 ral Gregory Buckley Jr.who tearfully recounted his close relationship with his exceptional son and the unwinnable situation his son was placed in. The Buckley family a

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SHARIA LAW Continued from Page 11 Pamela Geller in her freespeech battles around the country. He introduced Ms. Geller, who began by noting, For one little Jew to speak to a mens group on a Sunday mor

FROM THE HEART Continued from Front Cover ner to take place this coming Sunday, April 21, at the Sands in Atlantic Beach. For Rabbi Elozer Kanner, who resides in Lawrence and is one of the Hatzalah ar

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FROM THE HEART Continued from Page 14 It is difficult to answer the question posed about what is new at Hatzalah since last year, because each day brings new challenges and sometimes adventures. I ask

SCHOOL DAZE Continued from Front Cover in this district where the majority of students attend private schoolsin this case, yeshivas. Until just a few years ago, it was essentially accepted that studen

SCHOOL DAZE Continued from Page 19 mere was the forerunner to the creation of the Community Coalition of the 5 Towns. Following their 21 victory at the polls, they have vowed to remain politically act

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover journalist Yair Lapid. It was an exciting week and jampacked as well as fascinating. Over Friday and Shabbos I had the opportunity to spend a great deal of t

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 21 member of the Knesset. His idea to get involved with Yair Lapid and Yesh Atid was to help and have input in bringing Jews together and unifying the country. That

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FREEDOM OF OPPRESSION Continued from Front Cover with, I imagine, many other bloodthirsty Muslim extremists seeking daily to bring Israel and the West to their knees. Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of

SHIDDUCH CRISIS Continued from Front Cover potential husband. However, the common denominator I have seen, between myself and my friends having collectively dated over a hundred girls, is that many ar

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ For everything there is a season, and this is the season of memories. From Pesach on, we remember the triumphs of our nation as well as the horrors of war and deat

some time walking around there is something really special about this school. If you ask any parent, theyll surely agree. There is truly something special about Bnos Malka Academy of Queens. You can s

Machberes Inside The Chassidishe And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Torah Vodaath Dinner To Honor Rabbi Belsky This years Yeshiva Torah Vodaath annual dinner is a tribute to the more tha

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Machberes Continued from Page 28 Shmuel Kushelevitz, ztl d. 1963 Rabbi Elya Moshe Shisgal, ztl d. 1973 1982, Rabbi Reuven Fain, ztl 19241993 and Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Waintraub, ztl. They were the predeces

iel of Great Neck, and Dovie Minzer will be representing the musmachim of the rosh yeshiva Rabbi Dovid Pam and Yonah Blumenfrucht will represent the 50th anniversary of the graduating class of 1963 an

Whats New Halachos Of Buying New Items During Sefirah BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN New car sales, according to estimates, are going to be up this year. Industry professionals are predicting that some 15 mill

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SHIDDUCH CRISIS Continued from Page 25 help of their future spouse. Learning Torah is important, but not at the cost of the other things on the list. It is not a requirement for women to brag about th

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Question I am a 24yearold Bais Yaakovtype girl. Dating does not come easy for me. Shadchanim give my name to guys and their mothers, and the usual responses from them are that they have a long list of

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to my favorite number. When Hubby would arrive home more than an hour later, the candles were lit, it was well into the 25hour Shabbos period, and there was nothing he could do about touching the ther

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used to an extreme, as in your case, it translates into bringing home a 98 on a challenging test and receiving only what sounds like criticism for not receiving the grade of 100. Sadly, the hard work

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MINDBIZ Continued from Page 41 brother to ultimately be your best selves, it appears their strategy backfired in some fundamental ways. They gave you and your brother a clear message that you were to

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Shvut Ami Comes To Town Russianspeaking Jews number almost one million in the former Soviet Union, 1.1 million in Israel, and almost half a million in the United States. Who is teaching them Torah Shv

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insights on THE TORAH Kedoshim Eternally Grateful From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Every man your mother and father shall you revere. Vayikra Respecting our parents seems to become more diffi

Some Kind Of Mouse Continued from Page 45 The next morning I was woken up by my kids knocking on my door Gedalyah ate the pretzel chip they announced innocently. How on earth did he do that I asked. B

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow SecondGuessing There is a mitzvah to recite the berachah of HaMotzi over two loaves of bread on Shabbos. This recalls the double portion of mon that fell on

Orthodox Muted In Reaction To Sharansky Plan BY SAM SOKOL Responding to American Jewish pressure to resolve the conflict over prayer rights at the Western Wall, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanya

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Sharansky Plan Continued from Page 57 efforts to come to a resolution on the issue of prayer at the Kotel which I am hopeful will lead to the avoidance of future altercations. The import of the Kotel

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 61 name. A note was placed inside each Tehillim that read, May Hashem watch over you and keep you safe. Thank you for keeping us safe. Hana, Devora, and thei

Supporting The Troops Members of the Standing Together organization, including former Five Towns residents and other volunteers, reminding Israeli soldiers on Yom HaAtzmaut that they can still have f

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 62 ety of concrete ways. Queens JEP has its office inside the yeshiva the Community Learning Program, pairing community members with chavrusos from the yeshiv

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letters to THE EDITOR A Forgotten Tzadik Dear Editor, Compliments and hatzlachah to Rabbi Daniel Kleinman for his heroic efforts to collect the writings of Rabbi Yosef Eliyahu Henkin, ztl as described


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 through the tragedy of the Holocaust is gradually dying out, and our generation is slowly beginning to forget. Rebbetzin Jungreis, being among the small o

Community News From Around The World New Website Provides Community For Young Women A new website,, has been launched to serve highschool, seminary, and postseminary young wo

Lets take it even a step further Would you visit Israels vulnerable communities, the socalled disputed territories, to show local residents your support Have you ever stepped foot in a real bomb shelt

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Community News Continued from Page 81 next week and it is our opportunity to do something tangible and meaningful on behalf of our beloved homeland. You can participate online at oneisraelfund. org or

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Community News Continued from Page 83 ing Shabbat with young Polish Jews in the shadow of the valley of death known as Auschwitz. Participants in the seminar were mostly young adults who came together

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Community News Continued from Page 86 60th year, Yeshivat Kerem BYavneh has successfully blended these elements and actively pursues programs to meet the spiritualintellectual needs of the State of Is

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Community News Continued from Page 88 families, communities, and the city as a whole, said Professor Zelnick. We believe that instead of punishing undocumented students for their parents actions, high

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