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RAV BRAFMAN Continued from Front Cover Five TownsFar Rockaway community, Rav Ahron Brafman, ztl, was definitely all of that and more. He was a tzaddik in every sense of the word. Rav Ahron Brafman, z

RAV BRAFMAN Continued from Page 17 to resolve matters. Others have off on Shabbos. He worked on Shabbos. He always knew what to do, who to call, how to solve the problem. Rav Yehoshua Kalish, a rebbe

Happy scenes from the successful annual hasmadah program announced the names of the three winners of the grand prize of a raffle. The only problem was that he had made an error. There were only two g

RAV BRAFMAN Continued from Page 19 The rejection was because even local children could not necessarily be accepted and to take someone from out of town would not be in line with the mission of the yes

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RAV BRAFMAN Continued from Page 20 which organizations to reach out to in order to obtain such guests. In a May 1976 JO article, Rav Brafman predicted that the trend in medicine was heading toward liv

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RAV BRAFMAN Continued from Page 22 tory. How do events in Israel fit into the role of Jewish tradition historicallyhe looked at things that way. We spoke frequently. We didnt cross paths in Torah Voda

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RAV BRAFMAN Continued from Page 24 running in Ramat Eshkol in Yerushalayim. He proudly identifies himself as a student of my brotherand his sons and now his grandchildren. beloved menahel. They ask t

It is with deep sorrow f that we note the passing o y ar leader in our communit a de Rabbi Ahron chai Brafman ztl. Morde to Our heartfelt condolences an, his brother Mr. Ben Brafm his children, and t

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WOMEN IN PRINT Continued from Page 29 With the pressures of externals evident in our culture, and the unabashed consumerism that infiltrates even the most religious of our communities, women, girls, y

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Cross The Road Continued from Page 33 Theres no way this cage is not going to flip over. So I decided to do it myself. I approached the cage from behind, and I propped it open. Nothing happened. Now t

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Shor Yoshuv Reunion Continued from Page 36 haired man. He looked vaguely familiar and I wondered, nebach, which one of my oldtime friends he was . . . until I realized I was looking into a mirror it


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To Stay Or To Go My husband and I have been married for 20 years. Obviously, we are not the same people we were at the start of our marriage. Life changes a personfor better and for worse. In my case,

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Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Yitgadal VYitkadash May His great Name grow exalted and sanctified. These are the first few words of the Kaddish traditionally recited by a mourner during

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MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 44 While he was in the hospital, we would try to give my dad the feel of shul on Shabbos, since he couldnt attend in person. I told him that he gave me the opportun

Home vs. Home U.S. Or Israel Several months ago, I felt a yearning in my heart. It wasnt for books, which I love, and it wasnt for my favorite pasta dish. It was a longing, a yen, to be in Israel. I h

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MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 47 It got bad on a Friday, so my sisterinlaws best friend drove me to Israels version of emergency care. The doctor prescribed antibiotics, but all the pharmacies except

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adays there is so much networking WhatsApp, Facebook, etc. in shidduchim that your private information has the potential to end up on socialmedia groups. So it is my advice that you should not share y

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5INGREDIENT RECIPES Continued from Page 57 I would run a laundry list of errands with little to no waiting on lines. Get my hair blown out for the week this was before the trendy blowdry bars, grab di

ech Ayson of Far Ro Der cka va wa hi s e y Y We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the illustrious family of Rabbi Brafman Rebbetzin Susie Brafman Mrs. Shevy Cooperberg Mr. Ben Brafman

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Do Our Schools Need A Reboot Portrait Of An Overdose, Part II Note The following harrowing account of a young neshamah that didnt quite fit in is based upon a recent interview that Reb Avrohom Klein,

Schools Continued from Page 65 problem, your choice, I dont know anything about rehabs. Ill try to find you a person that can actually listen to you and can guide you. Somebody that understands these

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Schools Continued from Page 66 finally coming back to Brooklyn to be close to family, close to home, rebuild. She got into different things being in rehab. She got into art. We never saw that quality

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Vilna Continued from Page 71 who wishes to remain nameless, stated that the deal they agreed to would not have been approved today however, at that time they felt it was the best they could negotiate

Vilna Continued from Page 73 Official Response of Lithuanian Government and What They Failed to Mention. See Sidebar. Jews of Lithuania continues. Unfortunately, the Terranea is home to the mass grav

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Vilna Continued from Page 74 official Lithuanian Jewish community agreed to do this, it was for remuneration, or out of fear of antagonizing the Lithuanian government, and in violation of basic Jewish

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, ... and the Jewish Community of Hebron expresses our deepest condolences to friend of Hebron, Mr. Ben Brafman and to the entire family on the loss of Rabbi Ahron Brafman ztl esteem

Lee Zeldin Continued from Page 84 Though the tensions in North Korea have lightened slightly, he addressed the complicated mess of affairs in the Middle East. He did not support the Iran nuclear deal

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Sweet Sounds Of The South Shore AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 to enact sanctuary laws and block the efforts of federal law enforcement to arrest members of the MS13 gang responsible fo

Ruach Day Camp spirit campers with a multitude of games, facepainting, and prizes. As part of the oneg program, the upper campus girls prepared challah in preparation for Shabbat. The weekly trip pro

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 Teacher Learning The Key To Student Learning The best part of teaching is that it matters. The hardest part of teaching is that it matters every day, said

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 90 who brings more than 30 years of educational wisdom and experience to the school. Teachers collaboratively investigated favorite activities, best practices

The Mezei family from New York with Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat, Daniel Atar, and Tony Gelbart Garin Tzabar. The brandnew olim hail from 19 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces, including 20 fami

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