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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover children and grandchildren on a beautiful postTishah BAv Shabbos Nachamu. What precisely happened after that is still a mystery. Witnesses said he was set up

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 years of his presidency, have proven unhelpful and onesided, and the hope here was that he would remain silent and let the police do their investigating. Sharpton

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover what it is that they have to report. Sam Sokol is a reporter for the Jerusalem Post and he occasionally submits freelance pieces to the 5TJT. When I see that hes

LUACH August 15August9 July 1July 23 ZIP Code 11516 19 Av Erev Shabbos Friday, August 15 Daf yomi Moed Kattan 4 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Li

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 11 Shomron through his work at the One Israel Fund. Marc spent at least three or four days a week near the Gaza border bringing relief to the troops coming out of Gaza.

the Jewish Burial Society is in touch with Max and tries to persuade him to forgo the cremation and instead provide Sheila with an Orthodox Jewish funeral. Max insists on carrying through with his for

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover performing some very important mitzvos. They are protecting the people of Klal Yisrael, they are protecting the land of Eretz Yisrael, and they are contribu

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 14 nation from its Torah heritage. Even though hakaras hatov is a true Torah concept, it should be expressed in other manners and not in a way that would recognize

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Shabbos Tears BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN On Shabbos, there exists a mitzvah of Oneg Shabbostaking delight and pleasure in the day. Delighting in the day means that we should avoid activities that bring abo

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NCSY Continued from Front Cover background they come from. In this interview with the 5TJT, Rabbi Yehoshua Marchuck, director of OUNCSY Alumni, discusses the rich impact NCSY has had on North America

and community centers. Today, teens are not found there. Our challenge is finding them and meeting them where they are. To that end, NCSY runs an extensive network of public schoolbased clubs, during

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Reduced Rental Yehuda wished to rent a house in the neighborhood. He saw two houses advertised a fourbedroom for 4,000 a

ument committing to invest, the developer had no reason to assume the investor was fully committed to invest such a sum of money that involves risk. 2 Generally, one who reneges on an agreement is cat

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N.Y.Israel Continued from Page 23 its strong and unconditional support for Israels right to defend itself against Hamasled attacks and to take whatever action they deem necessary to protect their peop

War And Peace At Avnet PHOTOS BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS Color War has begun at Avnet Country Day School. This beloved rite of passage is more about the meaning of teamwork and friendship. What a fun wa

Survivors Celebrating Resilience Through Food And Stories There was a time when Jewish families celebrated their religious traditions across Europe. These traditions were integral parts of the culture

Survivor Cookbook Continued from Page 27 to Jewish law that was solid and resilient, and the warmth of the Jewish community. I hope that through these centuriesold recipes you will get a taste of the

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Survivor Cookbook Continued from Page 28 Add flourwater mixture slowly to cooked carrots, stirring add salt. Increase heat and bring to a boil. Decrease heat to low, stirring gently so as not to break

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 30 now. We might get a better deal than we could have expected six weeks ago when the fighting was only days old, but I dont think the world is ready to force the

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 33 were not going to be able to fight the battle through the end. Yet we stand today with our military having announced that they are basically done with what the

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Leave Me Be I wish that the people I deal with would stop bothering me. It seems that every time I turn around, someone wants me to change my password. They

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Seven Kinds For the Lrd your Gd is bringing you to a good land . . . a land of wheat, barley, grapes, figs, and pomegranates a land of oilyielding

And Adam knew his wife. Adams sin derived from his refusal to reconcile himself with the notion that there are certain things from which he must distance himself. He desired to intimately know every c

insights on THE TORAH Eikev What Will The World Say From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Much has been said and written about the Galut Mentality, the subservience felt by generations of Jews liv

insights on THE TORAH Eikev Actions And Reactions BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE Parashas Eikev includes the second portion of Shema, which we recite every day. It describes the reward we will rece

Question Im a divorced guy dating a woman who is also divorced. We are both in our thirties, and we are talking about getting married in the near future. Our relationship is great, but there is one is

As much as I want to give this woman the benefit of the doubt, I am troubled by the lack of maternal instincts she is displaying. Even if she is a good mother to her own children, the manner in which

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Ive been married for almost 35 years. Weve had our ups and downs personally and financially, but overall I can say weve been pretty happy. One thing that I fe

The journey to this happy place is not always a straight line without bumps along the road. It takes effective communication plus time and patience for two people to establish their rhyme. But no one

Thoughts From A Dummy BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Hatzolah rescued me about three or four times today, so, overall, Id consider it a productive day. Though I thought Id be rescued way more than that. Dont

5TJT Puzzle The Flip Side BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Places for experiments 5. Italy, e.g. 9. Bit of slander 13. Creepy gazer 15. Accomplished 16. Piece of glass 17. Bakerys advertisement, perhaps 18. Ha

Thoughts From A Dummy Continued from Page 44 should make sure all the cars are in park. They knew how not to pass out when they see injuries and how to understand the words that come out of the radio,

release of Jews from Soviet Russia. The effort ultimately helped enact the JacksonVanik Amendment in 1974, which limited economic relations with countries that restricted freedom of emigration and oth

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Nassau County Tax Exemption Guide Many questions come up for potential homebuyers as they shop and choose a home. Each homebuyer typically has his ow

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Community News From Around The World Derek Saker Joins Jwed.com With over four weddings each week and nearly 2,500 married, the most successful Jewish datingformarriage service continues to grow. Rece

Community News Continued from Page 51 principles and practice of medicine that we were taught. The award is named for the late Dr. Stephen Levin, a pioneer in the practice of occupational medicine who

day to give our soldiers and needy families in the South everything that they need in this time, says Shmuel Levy, director of logistics of Meir Panim. From hot Shabbat meals and socks for soldiers, t

Community News Continued from Page 53 Interviewing both Michael and Mike, Rabbi Salomon then met with Clive, introducing him to the family he never metMike Kopples children, who are truly his children

ZOA Rally In Brooklyn Attracts Thousands In a rally organized by Rubin Margules, president of the ZOA Brooklyn region, and Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, over 2,000 peopleJews and nonJewscame from all

Agudah Gives Thanks HershRosner.com Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel Rabbi Yaakov Perlow, Novominsker Rebbe At the behest of the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah, Agudath Israel of America sponsored a Kinus Tefill

Are We In Danger Of A New Holocaust A Tu BAv Message From The Kalever Rebbe TRANSLATED BY RABBI YITZCHAK KOLAKOWSKI The Sages teach, There were no greater Jewish holidays than the 15th of Av and Yom K

Kalever Rebbe Continued from Page 57 rael and many stay there. This is how the people of Hashem are indeed growing both in Eretz Yisrael and throughout the world Without Torah knowledge and without th

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Community News Continued from Page 55 Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization, reminded the crowd If Hamas had not started launching missiles at Israeli cities, Israel would never have had

effect. The Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah of America has declared that each one of us undertake to strengthen our Torah and tefillah as a zchus for embattled brethren, says Rabbi Gertzulin. At the same time

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Community News Continued from Page 61 seling, and dropin centers for troubled teens from all over the world. The Ultimate Barbecue and Poolside Volleyball Tournament for Men took place at the home of

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Gedolim Address Dirshu Gathering For Bachurim BY CHAIM GOLD More than 1,500 bachurim set to enter yeshiva gedolah received guidance from leading gedolei Yisrael on the Sunday before Tishah BAv, in wha

Dirshu Continued from Page 65 these most crucial years. This is when a bachur is transformed from a young man with great hope into a young talmid chacham ready to build a new Torah home in Klal Yisrae

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letters to THE EDITOR Its Not The End Of The Road The contents of the following letter were sent by local legislators to the governor of New York. Ed. The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, We are in receipt

Accordingly, we respectfully request that you instruct DOT to stop dragging their feet and playing Russian roulette with our lives and to implement this project immediately. We cannot continue to gamb

Beep Beep PHOTO BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS Summer at Avnet is wonderfulbut rush hour can be such a pain. WHATS YOUR OPINION EMAIL US AT editor5TJT.com 74 August 15, 2014 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES

A Unique Shanah Bet BY MAX FRUCHTER Our course of action often seems predictablea typical Five Towns boy who graduated from a local high school, went to Israel, and may return for shanah bet or go to

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ For the past two months, the news has been depressing, although when it comes to news about Israel, its been depressing for a long time. But we cant let ourselves

Sarah Rakofsky to be able to speak their native language with other Jewesses like themselves. There are also women like Esther Koppel, whose native language is not Spanish, but who likes to practice

News From The Hills Continued from Page 77 day evening, August 20, 7301000 p.m. Location Young Israel of Jamaica Estates, 8310 188th St. in Jamaica Estates. For ages 2039. Meet multiple matchmakers du

Community Tishah BAv Program Inspires Hundreds An immense crowd of men, women, and children gathered at Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway on Tishah BAv for a special Kinos program produced by the

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 Alex RothKahn, managing director, Caring Commission, commented As part of its commitment to addressing the needs of the most vulnerable Jewish New Yorkers,

the back. We learned about the importance of being there for each other, he says. These experiences changed all of us. Michlelet In addition to learning Torah both in Hispin in the Golan Heights and

Make My Soul Better Mental Health In Israels Chareidi Communities BY ANNA HARWOOD Chavi awkwardly positions herself on the chair in the group therapy room. The doctors gave her parents no choice hospi

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