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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Those ideas seem to come naturally to so many. They seem to spill out of Palestinian Arab and Muslim leaders in an instinctive fashion, not unlike the rhythm

Danny Danon and Arieh King lent protests. Danon also suggested deporting the terrorist families and confiscating the VIP cards of Palestinian officials that allow them unrestricted access to all area

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 17 vicious attack was particularly shocking considering that it was against Torah scholars and religious men who do not serve in the military and do not carry weapo

Rebbetzin Heller Recounts Terror Attack Dear friends, Yesterday at about 700 a.m. my daughter Miri called. Mordechai just came home from shul. He said that Arabs came in and are shooting, and that a m

give to the public, but a family friend, who had seen the terror with his own eyes, said that Shmuli had been taken to Hadassah Ein Kerem. When Mordechai let go of his hand, he instinctively ran after

TEMPLE MOUNT Continued from Front Cover the ongoing ArabIsraeli conflict, bringing with it a tender status quo that challenges Israels claim to sovereignty over its holiest territory. With tensions co

insights on THE TORAH Toldos The Book Or The Blade From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN The voice is the voice of Yaakov but the hands are the hands of Eisav. Bereishis 2722 Who are we Who were w

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 23 How about boxing Whoever beats the other guy to a pulp gets the coveted prize and is crowned world champion. Human gorillas, sometimes convicted criminals and

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow The Good In The Bad Shimon ben Azai declared that he found a scroll in Jerusalem that contained a historical fact not otherwise recorded in the Prophets. It

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insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Yaakov And Eisav In many respects, the Torahs account of Yitzchaks family reads like a replay of Avrahams. Many years of childlessness are followed by

So Rashi tells us the generations of Yitzchak are the Yaakov and Eisav who are mentioned in the parashah. The wicked Eisav we know is not a product of Yitzchak but the result of Eisavs own failure to

Rulings Of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, Part 4 Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN One of our most revered Torah sages of the last century was Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, ztl, of Jerusalem. We are c

involved in his prayer. However, ideally, he should be careful to pray just as the congregation is praying. Appointing A Shomer For Davening The Talmud informs us of the prohibition of eating even of

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 31 engagement partyvort in Teaneck this week. Despite being in the U.S. and even in the region that evening, I was working for the yeshiva at one of the Israel Nig

they were forced to adapt and adjust, managing the financial challenges that a reallife family would encounter. In presenting their results, many admitted that they now had a better understanding and

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Is Losing Weight The Unnatural Way Worth It Way too many people come to me after they have been to conventional diet programs and nutritionists, and they are just sick and tired of being sick and tire

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Facing Facts Facebook is something I am not overly familiar with. Several years ago, with the help of a friend who walked me through it over the phone, I ma

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I grew up in Chicago and am now living in New York. Most of my family and good friends are still in Chicago. I married a young man from New York seven years a

than run from tainting our perfect picture, we should be sensitive to the life and needs of a woman like you. There are so many such women all around us, and you all should be treated like extended fa

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Brussels Sprouts I love Brussels sprouts. And not because I grew up eating them and learned to love them as a child I actually never ate a Brussels sprout until I was marr

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Finger Foods BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER You might think its strange that I write about Kosherfestthe official trade show of the kosher food industryevery year, considering that the bulk of my readership i

girl uses when something doesnt taste good. Eew, dont try the health drink. Its groats. Whereas teenage boys use the word geferlich, which sounds more like a breakfast cereal. There were also some inn

Study Calls For Reopening Rockaway Beach Rail Line In a public event last week attended by elected officials, union leaders, and transit advocates from around New York City, the Queens College Departm

especially Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, who has led this effort, in welcoming todays announcement, said Congressman Nadler. This transportation improvement would be a real system expansion and its rest

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ As I write this on Tuesday, I have just heard the terribly unsettling news of the terrorist attack in Har Nof this morning. I spoke to my daughterinlaw who told me

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Varsity Roundup MTA, 67, Derech HaTorah, 60. The MTA Lions came to Brooklyn thinking it should be an easy win. But they ended up in a war. Even though MTA maintained a lead throughout the second half,

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 53 MDY defeats Rambam 4932. Magen David Warriors JV opened up its home opener vs. Rambam. Ezra Mann, Stevie Mizrahi, and Freddy Nafatali dominated the glass, grabbing

son. Last season the 6 2 senior guard averaged 4.4 points and 2.8 rebounds per game. Eytan Potash Teaneck, N.J., Frisch, a junior, is also back this season after averaging 0.5 points and 0.6 assists p

DAFYOMISHIURIM In the 5 Towns Far Rockaway Area 430 am 500 am 515 am 530 am 545 am 600 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Gro

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Thankful Continued from Page 56 versions of old favorites Challenge your children to rethink the menu, and everyone will benefit. Or perhaps Mom has managed to stick to her New Years resolution to los

Estee Ackerman, tabletennis phenom, ranked sixth in the country in her division and a 2016 Olympianhopeful and Mindy Pollak, a Montreal councilwoman who made history last fall as the first chassidic w

President Environment Continued from Page 59 around the country. Here were a few examples we could see that day Biogas system for the family and farm. This large piece of equipment, invented by the T

while leading his soldiers in an operation to capture three wanted terrorists responsible for the deaths of at least 30 people. Large green spaces. Depictions of three large new parks being developed

Miracles Continued from Page 61 The Answer Thousands bless the day they first heard of the famous tzaddik, Rabbi Tzion Menachem, shlita. Entering his sanctum, people emerge with astonishment at his m

Torah Is Fire Strike A Match At BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER What kind of chavrusa are you looking for Whether you are in kollel, a busy professional, or a student, or you want to enhan

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Kulanu Hosts Artists Of Tsfat, November 26 Support our brothers and sisters of Israel. Wednesday, November 26, 900 a.m.900 p.m. at the Kulanu Center for Special Services, 620 Cen

that day was stormy and the trip had to be postponed once again. Wednesday, November 5, dawned with partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures, to the joy and relief of students and teachers. As the bu

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 within their respective communities. Often, a crisis can supersede the boundaries of any one of these organizations, and the appropriate response calls for

cious lechem mishneh, but in an imaginative waythe famous Pocahontas braids. It was an original way to start the G.O. year and get everyone in the Disneyand Shabbatspirit. HANC News And Events Annual


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 you are and learning to recognize what makes you special. The program began with the students listening to the book Pezzettino by Leo Lionni. Pezzettino me

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 Town of Hempstead assembly. Accompanied by their menahel, Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe, seniors Yitzy Biderman, Tzvi Korman, and Avi Schwartzblatt received this p

He also mentioned that human nature does not change, and evil people have within them the potential to perpetrate the worst atrocities under conditions that will allow it. Ultimately, said Rabbi Fried

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 Mr. Goldmanthis would be their last West Hempstead tisch as Rambam students and they wanted to make it memorable. The next day most people met up in the Yo

THE REAL SHLOMO Continued from Front Cover Shlomo, JEP Press. Reb Shlomo was a complex personality. He was almost universally recognized as a great Jewish singer and composer, yet it was his persona a

THE REAL SHLOMO Continued from Page 73 this book and has accumulated a number of important sources. Most unique are accounts of Carlebachs relationship to the contemporary Chabad movement starting in

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover and costly process of feigning a political competition in search of a suitable candidate Maybe we should just hand Hillary the keys to the White Housethe doors u

tenure as New York senator and her stint as secretary of state may have prepared her for the White House. All that experience is eclipsed by the fact that if she were successful in 2016, she would be

Machberes Continued from Page 83 Rabbi Yosef Elefant and Rabbi Mordechai Finkelman The Pressing Problem of Parnassah Getting Klal Yisrael to Help Reb Yisrael, by Dovid Honig and Rabbi Paysach Krohn Th

and to speak freely on how improvements can be brought to Brooklyn. On Tuesday, November 11, Veterans Day, in addition to the district attorney and Mark Meyer Appel, also participating were in alphabe

Community News Continued from Page 85 ing the sensitivity and specificity of the exam. Increase diagnostic confidence by eliminating motion from two separate scans. Reduce the number of office visit

Dr. Steven Flanagan speaks for BINA Injury Assistance in conjunction with the worldrenowned Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation. The event was a unique opportunity for individuals who have suffered, or

Community News Continued from Page 87 ate School of Jewish Studies graduate and Yeshiva College professor Yair Shahak, Stern College for Women and Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Admin

Too Little, Too Late For CNN BY A. SCHREIBER This may be seen as a peripheral detail in the breaking news this week where axwielding terrorists infiltrated a Jerusalem synagogue, killing and injuring

Supporting Munkacs Mosdos United Hatzalah On Scene At Jerusalem Attack At 715 a.m. Tuesday morning, inhabitants of the quiet West Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Nof were with knives, axes, and a gun e


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