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See Pages 35 See Page 103 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 26 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 17 NO. 13 8 TEVES 5777 JANUARY 6, 2017 FROM THE EDIT

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover who was born and raised in the Five Towns, was a litigation associate along with his partner, Ilyse Gellar Sternberg, at a boutique New York City law firm. Maide

World Maccabiah Games in Israel, and participates in the Emunah Jerusalem Marathon, just to name a few. Slowly but surely it becomes clear that Maidenbaum and Sternberg is not just a local law firm bu

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover foreignpolicy acumen, was committed to parting the international political scene withif nothing elseone international accomplishment leaving Israel with as b

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 mission findings it is the current government with its rightleaning composition. Not having the courage to take a stand on the territories leaves Israel wide ope

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover syncs with the rest of the country, while in the USA we were often on vacation when most of the country was not. Take Chanukah break. Chanukah break coincid

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Yom Central ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 16 something bad had happened. It was, instead, our awesome Chanukah gift from the USAChaim telling us that our family would be growing by one, with h

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover peace, made it clear that we should never take Eretz Yisrael for granted. The fact that Mr. Kerry mentioned the 1967 borders as the guidelines for what shou

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 21 Recent History Yerushalayim. 1967 was very special. Israel defended itself against attackers that wished to annihilate her at every border. It was special not

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JEWISH DEMOCRACY Continued from Front Cover secretary of state decided that Israel had to be the target and focus of his pentup frustrations and tempestuous wrath is not entirely clear. Could Iran be

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Mike Huckabee Leads U.S.Israel Business Alliance Mission To Israel BY SHIMMY BLUM I want Americans to realize that what is called a settlement is really a beautiful modern city. This was the message t

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U.S.Israel Business Alliance Mission Continued from Page 30 said that he expects the Trump administration policy towards Israel and residence in Judea and Samaria to be dramatically different than the

Parents By Association BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Parentteacher conferences are coming up, or else they happened already. You should really be on the ball about these things. Especially if youre the teach

Parents By Association Continued from Page 33 shake their hands and show them to their childs teacher. Hes kind of like a matre d. So if you want to get a good appointment, make sure to slip the prin

To Be A Rebbe Advice From YidParenting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q. Ive been reading your articles for quite a few months, and I am impressed by how much you have to offer. I have noticed in a few of your

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Proud Moments During the weeks and months before Election Day, I acknowledged, with no trepidation whatsoever, to anyone who asked that I intended to cast m

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian The Flame of Chanukah On Chanukah, menoros throughout the world burn brightly to celebrate Hashems miracles and our deli

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 37 divide the house in accordance with the halachos of yerushah that apply when inheriting from a father, and therefore the bechor receives a double portion. If th

insights on THE TORAH Vayigash The Seventieth Soul From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN How many Jews came down to Egypt Though at the time of the Exodus we left with 600,000 men of military age

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 39 even attempt to debate this question with an embittered survivor who had lost his faith. And who are we to criticize those holy tormented souls But my father,

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Who Knows Nine In this column, we previously discussed Rabbah Bar Bar Chanas workers who broke the barrels of wine they were hired to transport Bava Metzia 8

Celebrating Chinuch At Chanukah DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 41 Shaar HaZechirah, 2nd perek. The following is a loose translation If one conducts himself with others to never forgive an iota

The Sages desired to separate from Israel those who continued to claim Yeshu as the Messiah, and they called upon a greatly learned man, Simeon Kepha, for help. Sim ing acquired the four crowns of Ke

lems with my sister affect how they react to her. As it happens, my sister seems to have a few close friends who behave very differently. They are either outright rude to me if they see me around, or

That is a shame, but its not unheard of. Many families are composed of disconnected individuals who have nothing more in common than their DNA, and they feel their lives are more peaceful when they ac

SENIOR HEALTH Continued from Page 45 hypoglycemia low blood sugar, depriving the brain of oxygen and leading to collapse, loss of consciousness, or even death. In fact, as reported in the Journal of t

Momentum Builds For TEAM Shabbos Just two weeks remain until the highly anticipated Shabbos that is already galvanizing hundreds of shuls and communities around the country into positive action TEAM S

If Youre Happy And You Know It Donate To RCCS The Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society thanks the community for a successful fundraising campaign using emojis to draw attention to the many emotions a family fa

RCA Opposes PhysicianAssisted Suicide Taking a public position on a divisive policy issue, the 1,000 member rabbis of the Rabbinical Council of America have published a formal resolution opposing phys

Magen David Adom Features New Automatic Chest Compression Device In Intensive Care Units Magen David Adom stays at the forefront of medical technology. A mobile, advanced automatic chest compression d

Zwanger Helps Out Over Sand And Sea Support For Laniado Medical Center An ominous warning about the future of voluntary hospitals in Israel, including the prestigious Laniado Medical Center in Netanya

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Be Selfish Volunteer B Y LY N N H I E R L I H Y Theres no doubt that time is our greatest commodity. Thats why so many people are afraid to give their time away. I would like to volunteer, they say, b

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Get Real BY YONI GLATT Across 1. What a healthy person does for Shemoneh Esrei 6. Many a posted pic of Obama or Trump 10. Cried 14. Oscar winner for My Cousin

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Question After close to 30 years of dating, I think I am ready to take the plunge. As you know, to be 50 years old and unmarried is frowned upon in frum communities, so I realize that I have to make s

the end of the day, chemistry alone is not enough to sustain a marriage. And I believe that as you grew older, you began to recognize that as fact. Although youre heading in the right direction, you a

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

A Prescription For Smart Government Rulemaking The Doctors Tablet B Y D R . T R AV I S J . B E R N A R D O The Doctors Tablet, from Yeshiva Universitys Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is a blog a

DOCTORS TABLET Continued from Page 61 ness to regulators, who use the comment period to collect empirical data that might have been overlooked. In essence, theyre asking the public to help them uncove

Wills vs. Trusts In Plain English The Wealth Counselor B Y M I C H A E L P. R A P P S Mr. Brown, 60 years old, has worked hard all his life and he has accumulated assets totaling over 3 million. He r

Comparison of Traditional WillBased and Revocable Living TrustBased Estate Plans Traditional willbased planning with outright distributions to beneficiaries 1. Defines disability without court proceed

Wealth Counselor Continued from Page 63 after his personal affairs, his assets will be subject to a court process for guardianship. In this case, a power of attorney will eliminate this complication h

The big news that I heard in shul on Shabbos was about the major fivealarm fire on Vleigh Place in Kew Gardens Hills. The fire began around 630 p.m. Friday night. It seems to have started in one of th

given by Shevachs principal Rebbetzin Rochelle Hirtz. She impressed upon the girls that the awesome responsibility placed upon them is inherent in their genes from their illustrious heritage. We just

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 67 ing message of Im a Jewish girl, I have a mission, my focus is always to do the ratzon of Hashem. The moving theme song truly instilled in the girls a sense

Chazaq afterschool Chanukah activity Dancing for Chanukah at Chazaq program of ushering in Chanukah, a minor holiday on the calendar but one with great potential for inspiration, outreach, and appre

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 69 Stern College for Women on Sunday, January 8 at 730 p.m. Shiur Hachodesh for Women by Women. Wednesday, January 11, 745 p.m. at Etz Chaim, KGH with Dr. tion

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Shulamith Sings With Yachad Shulamith Siddur Play tunity to celebrate on its own. Parents and grandparents looked on with pride and joy as the girls took to the stage to sing,

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 ervations and journal ads pour into the office. Parents, supporters, and friends welcome the opportunity to pay tribute to YKLIs dedicated rebbeim and teac

for and dedication to community organizations. She is involved in the JCCRP, BYAM, and Kehillas Yagdil Torah. The Mishaans are proud parents of Binyomin Natan in second grade. When approached by Rabbi

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 The enthusiasm was palpable and tension rose as the various grades joined together to give the right answers for the survey says... When the dust settled,

Midreshet HANC Chanukah reunion in their home. This event drew close to 40 HANC young women. This is a testament to the strong bond that students still feel towards their rebbeim, morot, and administ

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 the fire engine for our breakout. Sometimes we dont express enough hakarat hatov to parents and teachers, but we really do appreciate all the effort they i

Connecting with Cahal questions, eager to learn more from these incredible stories of survival. The boys finished this special day with lunch at Carlos and Gabbys. Each boy showed such enthusiasm and

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 to thank CAHAL for sending the students. It was a busy week with many visitors, but your boys were special. They stood out. The residents loved it She said

The Night Of 100 Wines The Young Israel of Long Beach, in conjunction with Lido Beach Synagogue, is pleased to announce the return of A Night of 100 Kosher Wines and 36 Scotches and Bourbons. This ann

Weeknight Dinners Made Simple Kiss The Kosher Cook BY MALKIE HIRSCH Is it just me, or does cold weather want to make you stay inside and bake all day Silence. Guess its just me But I truly cant get en

Look like a domestic goddess. Recipe credit to Rita Hirsch, the originator of threeingredient recipes. Another great idea and a great way to use the ingredients you have in your house what I refer to

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

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Inwood Continued from Page 82 reasons that Chanukah is referred to as Chanukah is because its a chinuch and forerunner of the ultimate redemption we are going to have at the arrival of Mashiach. The b

All In One Athletics Creating Champions On Court And Throughout Life BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER At All in One Athletics, every child is a shining star. Acclaimed by parents, educators, and the young ba

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Robbie Schonfeld, BY MICHELE JUSTIC The light of Chanukah went out too quickly. Robbie Schonfeld, who brought smiles to thousands of sick children through his annual toy drive, and to hundreds more w

Analysis Azaria Verdict May Pose FarReaching Global Implications For Israel BY YONAH JEREMY BOB A court case that reverberated across the country on Wednesday, January 4 may see even greater ripple ef

Prof. Aumann Azaria Verdict Endangers Security Of Israel BY BENNY TOKER Nobel Prize Laureate Prof. Yisrael Robert Aumann spoke with Arutz Sheva about the military courts decision to convict Sgt. Elor

Police Believe Haifa Shooting Was A Terrorist Attack BY YOEL DOMB There is a growing conviction among Haifa police that the shooting spree that occurred Tuesday, January 3 in Haifa was actually a terr

letters to THE EDITOR Of Life And Liberty Dear Editor, America became great in 1776 when our Founders sacrificed their lives and livelihoods to establish a nation founded on liberty. Every American ca

Mincha Minyanim in the 5 TownsFar Rockaway Area Suite 150 Side Entrance MTh LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 97 intransigence One is left to wonder, if disengagement has been the major them

Is The Menorah Still In Rome And Does It Matter BY JUDAH S. HARRIS Last week I heard a Jewish dayschool educator mention in a speech at an event that the Menorah of the Temple we believe is somewhere

Menorah Continued from Page 99 into the ground. The church would ring bells to annoy the Jewish funeral processions that would pass by it on the way to the cemetery. Supposedly, when Rabbi Edeles died

I searched and discovered an article by an Israeli professor of literature and folklore. I looked only at a couple of pages, but understand that this narrative is a retold tale that appears in various

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