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See Page 52 See Page 97 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 35 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 13 NO. 24 26 ADAR 5773 MARCH 8, 2013 Record Numbers

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Here at home there are more than just a few of these intertribal disagreements, but the one discussed most often these days in the Five Towns is the matter o

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 As King David expressed it in Psalms some time ago How goodly it is that brothers can dwell together. It looks like we are not doing such a great job of that here

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 8 Minister Netanyahu was busy criticizing Bayit and Yesh Atid for insisting that the chareidi parties not serve in the coalition, Bibi was telling Shas that he was

Bayit Yehudi Well Keep Cooperating with Chareidi Parties BY MAAYANA MISKIN MK Uri Ariel of Bayit Yehudi responded Wednesday to criticism from Shas MK Yitzchak Vakhnin, who accused Bayit Yehudi of hypo

No Crooks Continued from Page 11 nity. People will be able to go to a nearby facility in times of emergencies instead of having to go further away. I think thats great. It would be nice to have all th

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover he knew what I was thinking by that knowing look he gave me. Life is tough, is one of the few things he said. I nodded hesitantly in agreement. The other thing t

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LUACH March 8March 9 July 1July 16 ZIP Code 11516 26 Adar Friday, March 8 Daf yomi Shabbos 156 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 835 am 911

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In Our Fathers Footsteps Yaakov Serle, head of Yaakov Serle Advertising, an ad agency specializing in Jewish media, finishing the Jerusalem halfmarathon on Friday, March 1. 18 March 8, 2013 5 TOWN

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 14 with a strand of pearls around her neck. Shes not just smiling she looks content and very happy. My dad is wearing a black suit and a white shirt of course. I cant s

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 19 upon a time a thing to be scoffed at. After all, a pin of this sort was a womans piece of decorative or necessary hair equipment. I think my dad started wearing a pi

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JEWISH HOLLYWOOD Continued from Front Cover seconds that Hollywood is controlled by the Jews Having created the entire film industry as a way to control peoples minds, it is the ultimate center of wor

He thought I was joking, and off he went to move his plan forward it moved forward straight into a brick wall. He later explained that he had not believed I was being serious. Now he knew I was, and I

MT. SINAI DEAL Continued from Front Cover referendum, so they want to cut their losses and move on, the official said. Another official involved in the process told the 5TJT that Simone wants out beca

shock, and literally left me speechless at their audacity of the extent to which they stretched the realms of reality. But I will offer some examples that I think are vital to everyone in the Five Tow

EVERY VOTE Continued from Front Cover The much anticipated, promoted, and advertised special election on February 19 has come and gone, and while we now finally have a result, it seems our work is onl

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 22 morning until we started high school. On the way to yeshiva he would pick up his father, our Zaide, and drop him off at shul. Then he would go to do a days work at h

Other Side Of The Bench Continued from Page 31 President Biden remarked to the crowd that Obama is not bluffing when he warns Iran of the possibility of military action if Iran does not change its cou

And the tribal heads brought the shoham stones Shmos 3527 When Moshe said, Whosoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, the offering for Gd, and did not say it directly to the princes they were

Dos Yiddishe Mensch BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN If youve noticed a little less dignity, geniality, and nobility in the world of late, it may be because we no longer have Reb Yosef Friedenson here with us. Re

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The Panelists Respond Baila Sebrow Although it appears that you are experiencing one major issue in your relationship with the guy you are dating, there are several issues tied together that need to b

who flirts with other women when hes dating you, and a man who gives other women advice. While flirting with others is absolutely not okay, I think its a great middah that he is so easy to talk to tha

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Late in the afternoon on Purim, I showed up at their place in my usual Purim state of dressa Cleopatra outfit. The accouterments necessary to produce this C

the headpiece and ripped off the eyelashes. That made me comfortable for the rest of the day, but it was too late. The damage had been done. The next day I woke up with an allergic reaction that nearl

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Dog Foodies The Gemara in Shabbos teaches us that one is not allowed to expend any effort on Shabbos to feed animals that are not his. The Mishnah Berurah th

insights on THE TORAH Vayakhel The Day After From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Moshe gathered the assembly of the Children of Israel. Shmos 351 Some years ago, in Johannesburg where I live, th

Like Pulling Teeth BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER This weeks column is about dentists. Nothing to do with the fact that we recently ran a huge column on candy. Maybe a little. Actually, it happens to be a goo

gle thing besides lecture me, clean my teeth, take 5,000 Xrays even though he could have just gotten them from one of my other dentists so they could at least be aware that Im not seeing them anymore,

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ This morning, when I checked my emails, there was a post on the KGH Shuls list from someone who is looking to buy a house in Kew Gardens Hills. He was posting for

Motzaei Shabbos to learn together. This year, Reuven has been learning in Eretz Yisrael, so the group has been ably led by Shlomo Pollack, son of Kew Gardens Hills residents Yaakov and Galit Pollack.

Guilty Bystanders Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN It is a case of mindboggling immorality. The official policy of the Glenwood Gardens retirement home in Bakersfield, California, is that staff,

5TJT Puzzle March Madness BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Tolerate 5. Coral formation 9. Pierce, for short 13. Unctuous 14. Hard Australian export 15. Book with mathematical codes 16. Eye rakishly 17. Cancn c

Intimidation And Racism Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER This past week we saw the worst side of Obamas character and ability to intimidate those who oppose his agenda, whether it is domestic or inter

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz keep them in airtight containers to keep out moisture. Cooking oils should be stored in a cool, dark place sealed tightly for 69 months. Nuts are perishable, so keep shell

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Half The Truth Rabbi Dayan walked into his shiur. Today we will continue learning about oaths, he began. Does anyone kno

A. The permissibility of keeping that money depends upon your employers instructions and your intent. Halacha distinguishes between terminology that indicates that the principal wants to transfer cont

21st of Adar in Lizjensk Machberes Inside The Chassidic And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM During the 24 hours of Sunday, the 21st of Adar, March 3, more than 30,000 chassidim made their

Honors For Congressman Meeks Inside the Lizjensk ohel struct the ohel, but the initially accumulated funds had to be used to bribe skeptical officials. Without necessary approvals, no stone or pebbl

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21st of Adar in Lizjensk Continued from Page 55 When the overseer came back, Ordyczynska wanted to return the hastily made new key, but he told her to keep it. He could not properly look after the ohe

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Returning Home BY RINA HALLER Hours ago I left Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. My first stop was the Kotel, as the sun shone. Just to write that I am back is an emotional catharsis. I have not seen th

only there due to mandated education laws. This is not their grandmothers barracks. This was just their country and some of their people. None of it makes sense. One teacher said each time she comes s

letters to THE EDITOR Without Ulterior Motives Dear Editor, Rabbi Aryeh Ginzbergs article in last weeks issue, A Communal Apology, brings up the importance of kiruv. I greatly appreciate his raising r

Anyone who is not currently registered to vote may do so on Tuesday, March 12, between 400 and 800 p.m. or on Wednesday, March 13, between 900 and 1100 a.m. at the office of the district clerk located

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS New Minyan Initiative At The Bostoner Bais Medrash Of Lawrence The Bostoner Bais Medrash of Lawrence, well known in the Far RockawayFive Towns area as the place to go for late ni

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 for late busing transportation for nonpublic schools, increasing the base budget for Comprehensive Attendance Policy CAP reimbursement to nonpublic schools

and shared divrei Torah, with special Shabbos treats, and withabove alla very prevalent spirit of ruach and achdus. We were an Agudah achas in the very sense of the word. At the oneg, Rabbi Shafran wa

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im trying to figure out where I fit into my family right now. My wife, Mindy, and I have been married for 25 years. All in all, I would say its a good marriag

But under normal circumstances, you absolutely should be number one in Mindys life. Mindys mothers desire to shop with her for something special shouldnt be reason enough for Mindy to drop you and the

Trying to have a baby We can help At GENESIS, our mission is to help patients realize the dream of parenthood. We diagnose and treat all forms of infertility so couples can begin, or grow, their famil

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 72 continually inspired by all his grandparents, all of whom are Holocaust survivors. Dr. and Mrs. Gerber personify the ideal of love and commitment of Klal

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 74 February 19 at the Sands. The evening also provided an opportunity to pay tribute to Mr. and Mrs. Yaakov Spinner, Rabbi and Mrs. Dov Lebovic, and Mr. tiva

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 76 The issue at hand was the removal of a mapped street which existed only on paperon an obsolete map from the 1950s. This paper street is interfering with BB

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 followed Havdalah, rounding out an amazing Shabbos With the difficulties caused by Hurricane Sandy, this years Shabbaton required extra effort on the part

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 80 become an annual fundraising tradition involving the Five Towns community, local businesses, friends, and supporters. John Starks, one of the most wellknow

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 Emporium were raffled off to many happy bowlers. The awards ceremony and raffle drawing were the highlight of the evening at a packed Woodmere Lanes. Compl

Community News From Around The World Large Crowd Expected At Gush Katif Museum Event, March 9 Obamas upcoming visit jeopardizes Israel. Unilateral expulsions, such as what occurred in August, 2005, to

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Community News Continued from Page 89 of the nations strongest financial institutions throughout the most recent financial crisis. Shamoon said, By staying the course with conservative and prudent ban

Community News Continued from Page 91 loving and family atmosphere she immediately noted on entering the home. In closing, and representing a deep generational commitment, Aryeh Jacobson paid tribute

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Community News Continued from Page 92 The local elements of the exhibition include light poles and an aluminum gate from the current Manhattan eruv a 1986 guide to the Kew Gardens, Queens eruv with fo

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Community News Continued from Page 94 Medical Center which serves both populations. It is also important to note that during the time period that was chosen to record the women, Kiryat Gat was still o

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Community News Continued from Page 96 Otsars Chevra Program Is A Great Success Parents of the young men in Otsars newly organized Chevra program cannot stop raving about the fabulous program The pare

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A Tragic Loss Dos Yiddishe Mensch Continued from Page 34 Gerer Rebbe or the Chazon Ish. And throughout, there were personal recollections of the war years and accounts of spiritual heroism during tha

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Community News Continued from Page 98 were able to make friends by working together towards common goals and trying to understand each others opinions. I am really happy because I was able to meet gre

ity, Segula magazine, Burgers Bar, Ricochet, Gamelish, Chavat Hamidbar Horse Ranch, Or Halevana, Nof Hayarden, Janis Design, Pizza Roni, and Wiz Kids. YU Alum And Student Win HOD Races In Central Pa

Planting New Lives In The Negev BY TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD Elections have a tendency to polarize communities and topics, but not everything is black and white. Two issues that have occupied Israeli socie

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Planting New Lives Continued from Page 104 How It Began Lavi, who spearheaded the movement, had been intensely involved since his youth in activities relating to the environment and ecology. This led

world and dont know better. This is one of the reasons that some of the most wrenching problems of chareidi baalei teshuvah relate specifically to young people. But it is important to note that even t

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Spread the Word Yesterday was a complicated day. Yussie had school, followed by bowling, followed by an important meeting that required his attendance. How

the world. The R word is unknowingly treated as a slang word and used in everyday conversation as something that it is not. We are all guilty of using it, and we probably dont even realize how hurtful

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