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See Page 8 See Page 14 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 12 NO. 6 14 CHESHVAN 5772 NOVEMBER 11, 2011 FROM THE EDITOR See Pages 3, 5 INSIDE Quit Bugging Me Hannah Reich Berman Yeshiva World Mourns Lo

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover cine. Thats the abbreviated version of the story of Dr. Aaron Glatt as he assumes the helm as executive vicepresident and chief administrative officer at Mer

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FROM THE EDITOR it is additionally vital that the patients and their families have confidence in a medical institution to dispense the finest care available anywhere. While Dr. Glatts appointment had

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CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 33 akeidah was the most demanding test of all but why are the others of no substance without it The Chassidic masters explain the significance of the akeidah with

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 57 for days when there is Torah reading. There is nothing quite as surreal as 50 It is something we take a bit for granted. Yet, it is nice to be reminded that in

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Other Side Of The Bench Continued from Page 52 Lau met with the elders of the community, who, surprisingly, asked for one thinga private Jewish cemetery. Their wish was granted, but Rabbi Lau was curi

RAV FINKEL Continued from Page 63 to affect his performance in the understanding of Torah even one iota. His love for Torah and appreciation of its insights would not allow him to miss out on even a l

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LETTERS Continued from Page 27 Dear Editor, I was appalled to read the letter to the editor entitled Matchmaker, Matchmaker. I dont understand how anyone could treat a single like that. This woman sho

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 59 turn sitting on the eggs. How could I determine which was the male and which was the female I emailed Bernd Heinrich again and he informed me that it is virtua

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Community News From Around The World U.S. Officials Discuss Security At Agudah Breakfast By Boruch Shubert A number of officials representing the U.S. government at key levels of influence addressed s

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Chabad Of The Five Towns Dinner, December 11 On Sunday night, December 11, Kislev 15, The Jean Fischman Chabad Center of the Five Towns will be hosting its 17th annual dinner cel

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 84 down the block from Chabad of the Five Towns and three blocks from the girls. Myrnas career and interests have led her on numerous paths throughout her lif

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 lyn. The kollel is named for the hosts grandfather. Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael and Kollel Mayan Yitzchok are the place for the serious ben Torah and a pillar of s

MAY Welcomes Rabbi Dovid Niman One keeps hearing the buzz about Mesivta Ateres Yaakov. This time, its about a new addition to its staff. The mesivta, under the leadership of Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe, is

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 els of service to our students, parents, and community. The mesivta is delighted to welcome Rabbi Niman to the Ateres Yaakov family. They are confident tha

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 90 Kiddush Hashem In Aftermath Of Gourmet Glatt Fire By Marc Schwimmer While on the phone with a friend of mine, he asked if I had heard about the fire in Go

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