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Todd Kaminsky should be judged by the company he keeps... and the terrible things they do together Together with convicted State Senator Kevin Parker, Todd Kaminsky sponsored legislation to promote

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HILLARY Continued from Page 10 who called AfricanAmerican kids superpredators, a former Arkansas First Lady Clinton who reportedly referred to disabled children as expletive retards, and former U.S. F

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover There are menorahs that decorate the grassy divides on some of Israels main highways, and there are the myriads of doorways wherever you turn your head with thos

Many restaurants in Orthodox Jewish communities erect sukkahs at this time of year here in New York and around the United States. Im not sure what it is like in the city, but I dont think Ive ever see

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 15 Trump candidacy. But there is no question that Trump has the wind blowing at his back. If he can keep this up, he just might be propelled to victory. Perhaps eve

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 16 turn out in any considerable numbers to vote. But that was not the case, and Mr. Kaminsky, the former assemblyman in the area, won. vision suffered a distorted

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 18 it is impossible for Mr. Trump to win New York, record numbers of voters will turn out, particularly in areas like the Five Towns with a have important impact a

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover A group of women approached the rabbi and the synagogue lay leadership with the idea that they should dance with the Torah during the hakafos. The rav of th

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 21 a grave dangerparticularly when we create new and different customs that are no longer based upon that which was originally done in the Beis HaMikdash. Lets say

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 22 To best understand the underlying issues, we might gain much by first familiarizing ourselves with a rather famous institution in upstate New York. The West Poi

as trivial or inconsequential. Their role is crucial. Without these people, cadets would be illprepared and the nations future would be at risk. Women generally are exempt from timebound mitzvos. The

My soninlaw sent the following to our WhatsApp chat Welcome Home . . . though which one is home upon our arrival at 3 a.m. from Israel. Our trip was epic and so was our return. We were booked on a 10

Rabbi Mordechai Becher Keynotes Shevach Yom Iyun On Friday, September 30, erev Shabbos Parashas Nitzavim, the students of Shevach High School were treated to their annual yom iyun assembly. This years

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 27 ing worldrenowned singing sensation Eitan Katz to benefit the community and hesder yeshiva of Sderot. The evening began with Judah Rhine, director of AFS, we

The concert is just one of the programs created by AFS in order to bring awareness and raise much needed funds. Everyone is encouraged to include Sderot on their itinerary the next time they visit Isr

Rabbi Avraham Steinberg, Expert In Medical Ethics, Visiting The Five Towns BY TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD Rabbi Professor Avraham Steinberg will iyH be the guest of the Young Israel of LawrenceCedarhurst thi

girl will be born, his or her halachic status will be as a regular person, though there will be problems identifying the father andor the mother in the course of these processes. But from the medicalm

Correct Me If Im Wrong In just one week, our country and, consequently, the world will change forever. If we move to the left, we risk the real possibility of turning our backs on 250 years of America

Question How important is hashkafah My parents think the whole hashkafah thing in shidduchim is hogwash. They say that back when they dated, no one even used that word. Someone was either frum or not.

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 33 So, as long as you understand that you cannot change anyones way of thinking, you are ready to move forward in achieving the happiness that you deserve, with a fami

fully ignorant in others, and the one thing he has never mastered is the art of public speaking. His penchant for repeating himself up to three or four times when he speaks is offputting. He is inarti

Advice From YidParenting Time To Get Up BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q. This might seem like a silly question, but I cant get my teenager out of bed in the morning. My husband leaves for work early, and I hav

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Votey McVoteface BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Over the past few months, Ive gotten a lot of requests from readers for me to write about the upcoming historic election for what will probably be the last pres

McVoteface Continued from Page 39 Eaten Whole by Polar Bear. But good reason or not, can they actually do that Can they just take the public vote and overturn it So now the British are all upset, and

Choosing Happily Ever After I grew up playing house, playing with dolls, playing dressup. Basically, I was a typical young girl who believed that girls and boys grew up, dated, fell in love, got marri

MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 41 at your mothers knee that your main goal in life is marriage and children, and you work hard towards that goal but it never happens, is it your fault Or is it Hashems

insights on THE TORAH Noach My Kind Of Hero From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN The world loves a hero. Every season, Hollywood has to invent new heroes and superheroes to fill the box office co

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Benevolent Justice Mr. Gross owned a large supply company. A dispute arose over a shipment of goods to one of his longti

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 44 assert that, had he reached a decision, he might have been able to convince the other judges of his opinion C.M. 137. Even though had he voted, he would have be

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forced to check our weather apps on our phones before getting dressed, or the older generation might actually open the door and step outside to check the weather. We were fortunate to have a beautiful

I have one patient who comes to mind. I was treating her for a joint issue affecting her knee and hip, and she was responding well to treatment. She suffered from chronic sinus infections. Before she

Dear Esther, Im one of eight cousins, and we have always been very close. Our ages span across a range of about ten years, but since our parents are very close, weve always spent holidays and large am

your present status, and that could get in the way. But I do think you need a safe forum within which you can express yourself with brutal honesty. Talking through what its been like for you to consta

MentalHealth Training For Rabbis At RIETS Yeshiva University affiliate Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary is launching a new intensive mentalhealth curriculum at the Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchi

if consultation with the rabbi is not the longterm solution, he needs to know what to look for and when to refer his congregants to mentalhealth professionals, added Rabbi Turk. Additionally, a rabbi

Grandell Continued from Page 55 Exercise is the key to maintaining wellness and optimizing recovery in older adults. With the AlterG antigravity treadmill, seniors can exercise in a fallsafe environme

IBM Watson Cognitive Computing Partnership Expands IBM and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries have announced a significant expansion of their existing global eHealth alliance with a focus on two key healt

Watson Continued from Page 57 worldwide achieve the promise of personalized healthcare, said Deborah DiSanzo, general manager for IBM Watson Health. IBM and Tevas announcements are notable for two rea

Loneliness Can Be Fatal In The Elderly Senior HomeHealthcare Tips BY ANITA KAMIEL , RN, MPS Loneliness in the elderly is a lifethreatening issue. Yes, it is that serious. I will go one step further it

Ladies Lattes Bikur Cholim Presents WorldFamous Challah Maven The senior sophisticates of the Five Towns Bikur Cholim knew that they were in for a treat when they entered the Mandelbaum residence and

insights on THE TORAH Human Sanctity And The Animal Kingdom BY RABBI DAVID STAV needs to be understood. I would suggest that Gd wants us to understand from the outset that there is a definite hierarch

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen CoOp CopOuts In the realestate section of last weekends New York Times, there was an article called Necessities or Frills that caught my eyeand warr

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Daas Torah The Gemara records an incident where Rav Huna admonished his son Rabbah for not studying under the guidance of Rav Chisdah, whom Rav Huna consider


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Make Fall Flavorful With Pereg For the fall and winter seasons, choose Pereg Natural Foods to enhance your meals with flavorful, natural products that will have people asking for second helpings. Pere

Dovids Approved Foods Kiss The Kosher Cook BY MALKIE HIRSCH Its the Monday after the marathon of yamim tovimShabbosim weve recently celebrated. And Im still in the kitchen. Even though Im with all of

KISS THE KOSHER COOK Continued from Page 67 and one Im sure your family would love. The beauty of this dish is that you can make it your own on a wholewheat wrap instead of pizza dough, use vegetables

Mosdos Kever Rachel has arranged for groups of Torah scholars to study at Kever Rachel around the clock. They also offer heartfelt prayers for the salvation of the entire Jewish people. Tzedakah has t

Family Fun I usually really enjoy the chagim. In the nonprofit world, especially here in Israel, the chagim meant a bunch of days spent together with my family with only limited obligations toward wor

unique tour, this would be a great option. That evening, we had our annual Katz family barbecue in our sukkah. Weve hosted my siblings and their kids for the last halfdozen or more years in what has b

WaldorfAstoria Ranks 1 Among Mideast Hotels Again WaldorfAstoria Jerusalem has been recently ranked among top of the worlds great hotels and best hotel in the Middle East for 2016, according to Cond

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Bitachon As An Antidote Mrs. Dina Schoonmaker At Shaaray Tefila When interpersonal relationships arent on track, when our community is beset with issues, and the world at large s

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 76 tion card in Hebrew that was given to the children in Israel. The students at the Ariel school were excited to get the letters and quickly wrote letters i

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 78 The JCCRP Food Pantry Quality Food With Quality Care The food pantry at the Jewish Community Council of Rockaway Peninsula has been undergoing major posit

DRS Reaccredited By Middle States Association Last year, DRS High School was evaluated in the rigorous Middle States reaccreditation process, as the school continued to strive for excellence in all as

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword A Colorful Promise BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Chad 6. Captures 10. Rabbi Baba of note 14. Indian, e.g. 15. Cousin of a bassoon 16. Country that hosted a Holocaus

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 In My Backyard, or CIMBY, initiative, which encourages people to proactively engage in acts of kindness. The support shown by members of the community exce

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 84 of the movement taking place around the world and my focus is to make Religious Zionism relevant to the next generation of American Jews. We will create RZ

In conclusion, Mrs. Werblowsky and Mrs. Delman spoke about the myriad of support programs run by Madraigos and encouraged students to approach them personally on a confidential basis with any question

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 Jerusalem, UNESCO, term limits, and gerrymandering. Her support of Israel was unequivocal and she made it clear that Israel is our staunchest ally and the

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Cedarhurst Enjoys A Winning Legaacy Rambam Happenings Rambam rushed into Tishrei with a full schedule of exciting events. Pictured here Members of last years Masmidim extra learning program celebrated

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 88 YOSS Mechinah Rosh Chodesh Program On November 1, the Mechinah Division at Yeshiva of South Shore kicked off its monthly rosh chodesh program. The talmidi

letters to THE EDITOR Dont Miss This Chance To Elect Missy Dear Editor, When I ran for the 20th Assembly District two years ago, I had a clear understanding of what our communities needed. I didnt win

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 99 supporter of the education tax credit, which benefits students in private and public schools. As an Atlantic Beach resident living each day with the prospe

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gym for the 16 teams in the league. Sponsors include the Five Towns Jewish Times, Gourmet Glatt, Ritas Ices, Maidenbaum, and Lobos. For more information, visit or like them on Facebook Jewis

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 103 yeshiva in Israel or elsewhere were able to take up to six credits in 11 days before Sukkos, during chol hamoed, and after Sukkos. No other school offers such a u

Feeling young at heart, Central residents of West Hempstead braved the inclement weather on Shabbat chol hamoed for a fun and delicious sukkah hop Mrs. Karen Lavner, Ms. Daniella Baratz, and assistant

Why Im Voting For Stacey Pheffer Amato By Phil Goldfeder My work as your assemblyman has always been about the needs of all our families. Every bill I introduced, every civic meeting I attended, and e

Community News Continued from Page 105 vices, which assists people with developmental disabilities and their families. The eighthgrade boys created Rosh Hashanah projects with the students at the Hebr

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

POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 106 600,000 Jews live on just 2 of the entire Judea and Samaria area. Fortypercent of this area has been given to the Palestinian Authority and they have full aut

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