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See Pages 35 See Page 65 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 25 1 ADAR II 5776 MARCH 11, 2016 FROM THE EDITOR IDF Comes

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover days, perhaps the author has changed his mind on a few positions. The earlier column was written in a neutral manner all about the upcoming Cedarhurst

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 week blackout after Superstorm Sandy One only has to look to neighboring Lawrence, where a security service was hired immediately to protect their village w

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LUACH March 10 March9 July 1July 19 ZIP Code 11516 30 Adar I Thursday, March 10 1st day Rosh Chodesh Adar II 1 Adar II Friday, March 11 Daf yomi Gittin 89 2nd day Rosh Chodesh Adar II Zmanim Earliest

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 11 Speak to the leadership of the shuls, yeshivot, and mikvaot in Cedarhurst and they will undoubtedly praise the welcoming working relationship they enjoy wi

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover supermarkets where people shop for food. Despite the giant shadow that it casts, the orchestration of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions BDS movement le

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 14 and other BDSers. For most of them, it seems that the means is a satisfactory end unto itself. So long as they can protest sometimes violentlyand so long as they

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 16 SodaStream was a model of what could be. They were relentless about urging chain stores around the world not to carry the products because they were manufactured

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 18 every conceivable product you know about or have once tried that is made in Israel. We are an online Israeli grocery store, he said on Tuesday. He added that in

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover keynote speaker at a reception for the new Israeli consulgeneral to Miami Beach, which came on the tail end of a Shabbos weekend dedicated to the community and y

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 23 Koteland the decades just melt away. A few weeks ago, I met a young man at the Kotel who was once my sons counselor in camp. We took a picture together. I dont know

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 25 Miami Beach is the usually warm and most often spectacular weather. A Florida getaway is essentially about two things sitting or lying in the sun and eating out in t

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover beans out of a slowcooker what we call a cholent pot, when she spotted a snakes head inside the pot. It looked pretty much like a burnt bean, and then as I

Purim Shpiels Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World B Y T H E T A N N E N B A U M F A M I LY The Jewish tradition of Purim shpiels dates back to the Talmud. Sanhedrin 64b and Megillah 7b

Machberes Continued from Page 29 While the topics may have changed over the years, Purim shpiels are still popular across the Jewish world. Some are short comedic performances held at shul Purim parti

Dr. DeSarbo continues, Since then, I have treated over 1,000 patients with eating disorders and attribute my education about this illness to all these patients. The 2016 Eating Disorder Conference wil

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 31 need for financial aid. Michael Salzbank, the executive director at Bnos Malka Academy, explained, So many of my colleagues are faced with the same issue. Ea

Simchas Leah presents Tami Frank. Sunday, March 13, 730 p.m. at the Rosenholtz residence, 14710 78th Avenue. This evening is being dedicated Frank. Simchas Leah is a bridalgown gemach establis

Saluting Private Benjamin Local Far Rockaway families came together to honor and thank a special man, Mr. Donald Benjamin, who has been delivering UPS packages to the Far Rockaway area for 18 years an

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Our Common Language BY GAVRIEL ARYEH SANDERS lical poetry known as hakbalah parallelism. Without the vowel points, we might misread the word as hakabbalah. While the two words share a common ro

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Common Language Continued from Page 36 , A poor person is hated even by his neighbor, but many are the friends of the rich. The second phrase contrasts with the first. Now that you

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Revitalizing Rockaway For a while already, we have been reading about the enormous changes going on in so many formerly derelict neighborhoods of Br

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Remote Chances At one time, my television viewing was selective. I eschewed sitcoms, soap operas, and reality programs. Aside from the morning news and the

It is the ABC anybody but Clinton philosophy that works for me, but it is probably not going to matter, because if the Republicans keep up their outrageous behavior, Clinton is sure to win the electio

Im Not Going To Say It Again BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER My 5yearold son, Gedalya, whispered a secret to me this morning. I love it when little kids whisper an actual secret, and theyre not just breathing

wondering if anyone has any idea who he is. And you, the MC, were like, You need no introduction, and he said, Yes, I do, and now you have to do it, but the good news is you can still get the last wor

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The Infinite Potential Of Coaching B Y C H A YA S . A B E L S K Y, M C C As children of Rabbi Ronnie Greenwald, zl, we grew up in a home watching people be coached all the time. Our home was one in wh

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Coaching Continued from Page 48 participants, and mentoring sessions that lead you not only to certification from the International Coach Federation ICF, but to personal mastery as an effective expert

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Somethings Missing BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Place holders 5. Famous Spencer 10. Ford has one on his chin 14. Jewish length 15. Wicked one 16. Sticky stuff 17. O

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Dear Esther, My sister Ruthie is three years older than me. Weve always gotten along very well, and our relationship is a strong one. Ruthies husband, Ben, is a very good man. The only problem with hi

giving. And I believe that you, too, were this type of giver for many years. You gave with a full and kind heart and were more than happy to help your sister and her family live easier and better live

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 55 You mentioned that you and your sister have always had a wonderful relationship. Though money is a topic that many people have a very hard time easy. See where it goes.

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 56 dont cover their hair. Jewish education is more intense nowadays, and just by the fact that many younger singles have moved to the right, many shadchanim find that

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 59 eat in your parents home, that is an issue that can bring about serious shalom bayis consequences. From what you are depicting about your family home life, kashrus

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 60 ing from the time he stoleeven after returning what was stolenuntil he does teshuvah, replied Rabbi Dayan. He must indicate clearly that he is abandoning his il

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 62 According to most authorities, you can testify even about events that occurred while you were a partner. This differs from inherently disqualified witnesses, su

intellectual challenge to religious piety given the demonstrable successes of the scientific worldview, what hope of survival would traditional Judaism have for the future Borrowing from contemporary

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 65 them both now, he would recite the haadamah on watermelon first. This concept is referred to as chaviv, dear one recites the berachah on the chaviv item first.

Malcolm Hoenlein At Majestic Retreats Pesach In Orlando Malcolm Hoenlein, the executive vicechairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, has been scheduled to deliv

TAG Celebrates 53rd Annual Dinner, March 16 The Torah Academy for Girls will iyH be celebrating its 53rd annual dinner on Wednesday, March 16, at the Sands in Atlantic Beach. The dinner chairmen are D

shaut family grew, baruch Hashem, and the girlsAviva, Shira, Leah, Aliza, and Tamar all attended TAGwithout their brothers, Navon and Dovid. Presently, TAG is proud to welcome Rachel Hirshaut, daughte

The Trump Phenomenon Taking Back What Once Was Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Returning to New York for my yearly winter visit, I cant avoid whats on everyones mind. The candidacy of Donald Trump ha

Snap Peas Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Spring equals asparagus, right Well, sure, if you want to keep to a triedandtrue, welcometowarmerweather, almostaffordable vegetable. For me, other than for Pes

SLICE OF LIFE Continued from Page 71 mix to combine. Sprinkle the peanuts over the top and serve. Couscous And Sugar Snap Pea Salad Serves 68 as a side salad. Ingredients 1 cups Israeli couscous, coo

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The Tomchei Shabbos Sampler Kiss The Kosher Cook BY MALKIE HIRSCH Where do I start I just want to thank everyone for all their involvement and effort put forth in making the Tomchei Shabbos Sampler th

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 28 A nazir must bring and eat of a special offering see Bamidbar 619. The offering is a ram. The ram is cooked together with the forearm. This forearm is called th

RNSP Alert Is Your Drivers License Suspended The Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol RNSP has been made aware of many instances where members of the community have been pulled over and learned that their li

Orthodox Women Shine At NCSYs Shes Got Talent BY BATYA ROSNER Three contestants were the grand winners at Shes Got Talent, the femaleonly competition organized by the New York Region of NCSY on Februa

Shes Got Talent Continued from Page 77 As a proud mother, Adele Dubin of Woodmere was so happy for her 9yearold daughter Shoshie to have the opportunity to perform. Together with her friend Batya Blac

Kollel Tirtza Devorah Dinner Honors Talmidei Chachamim PHOTOS BY NAFTOLI GOLDGRAB 1 Ronald Lanzilotta A History Of Kindness In Our Community By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Maybe Ive beaten to death t

Chazak Chazak PHOTO BY IVAN H. NORMAN POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 79 to pay at the meter. The basic app links to a credit card and charges the card for parking, in the same way as swiping a

Kaminsky 2016 Campaign Highlights Assemblyman and former federalcorruption prosecutor Todd Kaminsky has released the second television ad in his campaign to replace convicted former senator Dean Skelo

Other Side Of The Bagel Seidemanns Host PTACH Breakfast AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 Rabbi Schwalb and remarked how he always looks up to Rabbi Schwalb as a fellow alum of HANC, a rav

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 82 For the next 45 minutes, every student listened attentively as she told her personal story of survival. From her escaping the factory and ghetto in Debreci

March Mayhem North Shore defeats Flatbush. In the 2016 championship game of the seventhgrade boys division of the MJDSBL, North Shore defeated Flatbush by a final score of 4837. The game was played in

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 90 teams. Some games were fastpaced, ending in less than five minutes while others took longer. One game went on until there were just two and a half minutes remainin

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 Kudos to the leadership team of Harmony, musical director Karen Daitchman and orchestral director Kayli Joseph for producing the musical arrangements for t

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 A Purimthemed Youth Zone, March 21, 530630 p.m. at Chabad, draws plenty of shipmates to the cabin for a preholiday handson workshop for children ages 37. O

beis midrash at Young Israel of Woodmere Rabbi Eli Baruch Shulman, rosh yeshiva at RIETS Rabbi Yehuda Willig, rebbe at Yeshiva Colleges Stone Beit Midrash Program Rabbi Reuven Berman, Wexner Kollel El

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 95 students, with the support of director of student activities Ms. Ilona Diamond, coordinated the purchase of 100 yarmulkes themed in the French colors of re

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Home This Shabbos Turn back the clock to April 2009 excepts from my column from yesteryear Yussie was registered to go on the final Junior Yachad Shabbaton

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 96 Councilman Bruce Blakeman offered their warm words and good wishes to Tomchei Shabbos. If I met a stranger, and he had ten minutes to get a feel of the com

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