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See Pages 35 See Page 52 See Page 30 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 30 7 NISSAN 5776 APRIL 15, 2016 FROM THE EDITOR

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover independent election should produce. They say that democracy is the worst type of government systemthat is, except for all the other types that have been tri

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 7 comes to the fundamentals that impact on the everyday life of New Yorkers and on those in particular in the Orthodox Jewish community. And those issues include ta

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LUACH April 1July 9 July15 April 23 ZIP Code 11516 7 Nissan Friday, April 15 Daf yomi Kiddushin 35 Zmanim Earliest tallistef llin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 859 am

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover newspaperaside from Hamodia, which did not show upinvited to participate in a quickerthanwecouldhaveimagined opportunity to sit with the candidate and ask him ab

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Always A Lady Meeting Heidi Cruz BY MICHELE JUSTIC Our notion of First Lady is ever evolving. From early figures of Martha Washington and Abigail Adams through the unforgettable Eleanor Roosevelt and

Cruz. They had held NORPAC events for the senator but attended this meeting not knowing it would have such an impact on them and possibly on this country. At the podium, Ted spoke about the AmericaIsr

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 21 not being allowed to be alone with the senator. Most of my sympathies were directed at the VIN video guys, who set up all kinds of lights and cameras and were testin

SHABBOS HAGADOL Continued from Front Cover Many of us have heard these words before. And it seems that these quotes are not a recent innovation, but have been with us for numerous centuries. Indeed, R

SHABBOS HAGADOL Continued from Page 23 for making Torah and mitzvos exciting and relevant for the next generation. Rav Fleckeles was one of the rabbanim who stood at the forefront battling the assimil

VOTING Continued from Front Cover and responsibilities, what truly motivates them And how will they act towards the Jewish people once they attain power I want to tell you about the person I have work

VOTING Continued from Page 25 crowd seemed antiIsrael. All day, our office struggled with the decision of whether the senator should cancel his speech. Finally, the senator said Im going to go and spe

Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah Meeting The Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah and select others met on Tuesday at Agudath Israel headquarters. Among the subjects discussed were the threat to the Jewish nature of the s

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Bushy Beards And Bleeding Hearts BY DAVID WILDER There are subjects that are difficult to think about. Sometimes the issues are so complex that youre not even 100 sure that you know what your opinion

Bleeding Hearts Continued from Page 29 were other people there. How could you shoot, without thinking about hitting someone besides the terrorist His answer was simple. If I didnt shoot, the soldier w

BYQ math mavens like mathematicians. They enjoy composing and decomposing numbers and finding creative ways to add together large groups of numbers. Children can be found during their free time worki

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 31 with the number 10 as they search for hidden chametz and with the number 18 as they learn how long it takes for flour and water mixed together to become cham

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 32 second consecutive appearance even Mayor Bill de Blasio himself stopped by Chazaq is such a wonderful and extraordinary organization, declared de Blasio, and

Dont Take Away My Car Keys Yet B Y A N I TA K A M I E L , R N , M P S Getting seniors to give up the keys to their car is no small task and, frankly, I am quite sympathetic to the seniors. After a lif

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 34 Amid these divrei chizuk were moving musical performances by Rabbi Avi Kilimnick and Yeshiva Universitys a cappella viral video sensation The Maccabeats. Pri

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Slightly Dimmer Ideas BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER So apparently, April 22 is Earth Day. Most of us dont care about Earth Day, because we dont get off of work. If you want to promote awareness of something,

So experts recommend that you filter your own water. Get a Brita. With a Brita, youre never more than an hour and a half away from six ounces of lukewarm water. You just pour water in the top and leav

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Canceling A Stipulation Chaim Reider got his drivers license. He did not need to drive much, so he used the familys car

documents, sale documents, etc. 2 gittin and 3 kesubosthe topic of this article. Most of the discussion in the poskim relates to the parties of the document e.g., lender, borrower. We will then addres

insights on THE TORAH Metzora Speak Nicely, But Clearly From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN That the Torah speaks in refined language is a principle of biblical studies. The classic example is b

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Ideas To Shrink From People think about size in a variety of scenarios. Some think about size in terms of purchases. In the average supermarket, a large con

Question I am dating for the second time around. The guy Im seeing is everything that my exhusband was not. He is kind, generous, and a wonderful person all around. The problem is that my 14yearold so

might be a good idea to ask people who are capable of being objective to observe how this guy relates to your son and to see whether there is a real problem or if your son is just jealous that a new m

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin itself that are now almost Pesachready, and I have a closet in the back room that has yet to be reviewed. The back room is the room just beyond the kitchen

Our Common Language BY GAVRIEL ARYEH SANDERS Proverbially Speaking Back in my college days, I took several classes on public speaking, including three on homiletics, defined as the art and science

Dirshu Pesicha Shiurim For Bachurim BY CHAIM GOLD Walk into any shul or yeshiva this bein hazemanim and you are likely encounter pairs of bachurim learning Mishnah Berurah, hilchos tefillah, and Dirsh

bein hazemanim learning and teaching them the responsibility of learning and reviewing in a way that they can be tested, explained Rabbi Gobioff. We have more than 20 yeshivos that have officially enr

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Word To The Wise The Gemara in Shabbos explains that various halachos are learned from a pasuk in Yeshayah 5813. From the words Mimtzo cheftzecha, we derive

in that situation the fulfillment of the mitzvah of hachnasas orchim is greater than greeting the Divine Presence. The Rema writes that the mitzvah of hachnasas orchim applies to guests who dont have

Dear Esther, Like many parents, we have always been extremely generous to our children. Sometimes I think about what the rest of the world would think if they knew how so many of us either totally sup

ready for Pesach, and though I cant honestly say I enjoy it, Im maintaining a good attitude and doing what I have to do. Dov feels so guilty that we have to stay home and cant take our children away t

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 55 respecting him, which would be a shame and something he could use help dealing with. Whatever the background, I agree with you that things have to change and someone has

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Inside Question BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Heart or liver 6. Fool 9. Sushi fruit 14. Shneur Zalman of 15. Daughter of Tzelafchad 16. Moving option 17. Itsybitsy

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KOSHER COOK Continued from Page 56 his delicious desserts. Once I was ready to start working on Pesach baking, I tested a bunch of recipes and, through the process of elimination, determined the favor

Pesach Recipe Substitution List Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ At some point during Pesach preparations, we all have tried to convert a mainstream recipe into a Pesach one only to discover that we dont

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

1 cup cornstarch cup potato starch 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon lemon juice or 1 teaspoon vinegar 1 cup grahamcracker crumbs 1 cup ground cookies or soup nuts plus 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 c

SLICE OF LIFE Continued from Page 63 starch and water. Whisk to combine. Gently start to heat the mixture. In a separate bowl, whisk together the potato starch and water until smooth. Immediately whis

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PASSOVER MENU Continued from Page 64 She also visited bakeries and pastry shops in TelAviv and Jerusalem and had two book signings for her newest book, The New Passover Menu. Sterling Epicure Publishe

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PASSOVER MENU Continued from Page 66 2 Tbsp. fresh orange juice cup matzah cake meal cup potato starch dash salt Icing cup confectioners sugar 4 tsp. tea Directions 1. Preheat oven to 375F. Place p

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PASSOVER RECIPES Continued from Page 68 CoconutFlour Biscuits Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 12 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 4 large eggs, separated cup Pereg coconut flour 1 tsp. baking powder tsp

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Visiting Cemeteries In Nissan Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World B Y T H E TA N N E N B A U M FA M I LY The general custom is not to visit a cemetery during the month of Nissan, the m

Machberes Continued from Page 73 dered in a pogrom. The Manastricher Rebbe was imprisoned together with his son Rabbi Yaakov Rabinowitz, ztl, later Manastricher Rebbe in Philadelphia, for the crime of

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Real Estate On A Roll Real estate never bores, whether it is a residential or a commercial deal. The process of each deal has a story of its own, so

CoParenting In Separation BY DR. ALAN WINDER Couples going through the separationdivorce process are faced with many aspects of their lives that need to be negotiated and resolved. These aspects are d

A Conventional Seder If you listen to most of those still vying for the presidency, you are being treated to the four cups of whine. Everybody has a different spin or something to complain about. Bara

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS LY Library Pesach Carnival The Levi Yitzchak Library has been busy with Pesach activities, including a grand Pesach carnival for the Rosh Chodesh Birthday Bash last Monday. The c

receive WWII reparation funds from Germany. Elana chose this mitzvah project as a way of also honoring her grandfather. Her Saba Max Menachem Milberg, originally Milstein, a Holocaust survivor from Wa

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 HALB Science Fair. The projects were arranged from probiotics to cavitation, from insulation to microwave radiation. The beit midrash was filled with impre

at providing a mock Pesach Seder experience to elderly Jews from the Lower East Side who might not otherwise have the opportunity to participate in or celebrate the chag. Organized by Project Ezra, a

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 83 ing and practical shiurim from rebbeim that dealt with the ageold question of how to be a healthy, wellbalanced Jew. Alongside the extremely powerful messa

SKA students Rachel Ash, Zahava Gros, Shoshana Rockoff, Gabrielle Spirgel, and Michal Yacker, accompanied by Ms. Chechik, met with Ambassador Ron Dermer and his staff at the Israeli embassy in Washing

Priority1 Parenting Expo Held In Brooklyn On Sunday night, April 3, an elaborate Parenting Expo was presented by Priority1 in Yeshiva Tiferes Yisroel, educating parents in understanding and addressing

their accomplishments of overcoming obstacles together. Participants and their families will get to enjoy a full day at Camp Kaylie that includes breakfast, registration, a 5mile or 1.5mile obstacle c

Community News Continued from Page 87 to be children of Holocaust survivors, how relationships and roles can be redefined and strengthened, and what goals might emerge for living life well. Other topi

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News From YU High Schools Yeshiva University High Schools Annual Dinner By Yehuda Alter The Yeshiva University High Schools community recently held its annual dinner at Marina del Rey in the Bronx. Th

YU High Schools Continued from Page 91 thering military aid and trade with Israel. The MTAPAC mission to Washington was a huge a success on both the personal and political fronts. On Wednesday, the da

Central ACEs They also participated in a Shabbaton organized for Polish Jewish students in the Lauder Schools online educational program. Towards the start of the trip, the group met with Ms. Olga Ka

YU High Schools Continued from Page 93 tion, and Engineering chapter were fortunate to gain a global perspective on these cuttingedge fields on a visit to the United Nations Development Program UNDP.

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SERVICES PROVIDED Chametz Gemach Flatbush Chametz Gemach Between Purim and Pesach, the gemach accepts chametz and sells it. After Pesach, the food is distributed to people in need. Also accepting don

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POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 94 These new resources build on longstanding Senate Republican efforts to ensure that every child has a quality education. The newly enacted budget provides a rec

With over 20,000 Jewish people living in poverty in southwestern Nassau and eastern Queens, this donation will allow families in need to enjoy Passover, said Arlene Putterman, manager of community rel

POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 103 our schools, and because I am the only candidate with a real plan to tackle corruption in Albany. Kaminsky Releases New Ad. Assemblyman Kaminsky released a ne

letters to THE EDITOR A Dating Forum Worth Visiting Dear Editor, Just a note to reflect my admiration for the sensible, sensitive, levelheaded manner in which Baila Sebrow responds to dating issues in

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Essence Of Ritual Impurity BY DR. SUSAN HANDELMAN One of the most widely misunderstood concepts in the Torah is contained in the words tumah and ta

Tumah As The Absence Of Holiness Chassidic teaching explains that, in essence, tumah, spiritual impurity, is definable as the absence of holiness. Holiness is called life, vitality it is that which is

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 107 through purification in the mikveh and a new cycle of building up to a higher level of holiness. The mikvehas will be presently explainedenables one to ascend

the darkness becomes. The inner purpose of the exile is that through refining ourselves and the world, we will ultimately attain a higher level of holiness and unity with Gd than existed even during t

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