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See Page 100 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 5 7 CHESHVAN 5775 OCTOBER 31, 2014 Shaking And Baking For Shabbos F

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TODD KAMINSKY Continued from Front Cover York State Assembly that can join me in delivering real results for the community. It is imperative that I have a partner in the assembly who can get things do

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TODD KAMINSKY Continued from Page 6 work hard on behalf of his fellow community members. As someone on the front lines of the Sandy relief and recovery efforts, I know that Todd has what it takes to w

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 13 tal city of Israel and, indeed, the capital of all Jews everywhere, regardless of where they live. We have been dancing around this issue for decades with some s

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 14 the election and pressing Israel hard to make concessions to the Palestinians so that he can finally tout a foreign policy achievement or at least a pseudosucces

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 17 state of the Jewish people. Now, on the surface, it seems that the Palestinian side feels that they have found an ally in those sentiments in Mr. Obama. Granted,

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AVI FERTIG Continued from Front Cover it is not really all that enlightening. All of those things are certainly true of Avi Fertig, but that is not what I want to tell all of my fellow residents and r

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover New Jersey would like nothing better than to see her go away. The same is true with the Rabbanut of Israel and the Eidah HaChareidis in Yerushalayim. The Ra

nature of shellac he is unable to permit it. Finally, the third view is that of Rav Elyashiv, ztl. He writes in Kovetz Teshuvos Vol 1 73 that according to the ruling of the Mordechai and Rabbeinu Gers

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 23 and a character witness for the blind Sheikh, Omar Abdul Rahman, who is serving a life sentence for being the mastermind behind the bombing. By her own admission and

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Dov Hikind For State Assembly The editorial board of the Five Towns Jewish Times gives its enthusiastic endorsement to Dov Hikind for NY State Assembly, representing the 48th District Boro Park and Fl

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The JCCRP Legislative Breakfast Building Community This past Sunday, October 26, the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula JCCRP held a Legislative Breakfast honoring government officials

Richards noted how fitting it is for us to honor the Queen of Queens. As Queens Borough president, Melinda Katz has shown tremendous compassion through her willingness to constantly do her best to imp

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JCCRP Continued from Page 29 Tremendous hakaras hatov goes out to all of the JCCRP Legislative Breakfast sponsors 718 Insurance, Addabbo How To Choose A Home Health Aide B Y 5 TJ T S TA F F After a f

Nutritional Medicine BY SHIRLEY BAR ChlorophyllUp Chlorophyll is magic sunshine that heals our body from within. Its a magic weightloss pill, healthgain pill, energy pill, beautifying pill, and, simp

insights on THE TORAH Lech Lecha Airport Story From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Every rabbi has an airport story. Some rabbis tell so many incredible stories of providential encounters on ai

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 33 about the whole frustrating experience. We must do our share we must give it our best shot. But beyond that, its Gds department. If we can develop this attitu

you for loading and stabilizing the beams you did it as a favor to him. On the other hand, you were being paid then for your work at the lumberyard. It would be best to compromise on this issue. A nei

Rulings Of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN One of our most revered Torah sages of this last century was Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, ztl, of Jerusalem. Members of the

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Halachic Musings Continued from Page 36 ning of the day that the Eishel Avraham writes is ineffective for the first verse in Shema, nor does it work for the first berachah in Shemoneh Esreih. thats t

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 39 whispered to Angie that we Jews had already had our food challenge for the season. It was on Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot, both of which were now behind us. When

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Three Journeys Of Avraham A sizable portion of Sefer Bereishis is devoted to the life of Avraham Avinu, the first Jew. Most curiously, however, we

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 41 soning finally, he is called upon to transcend even his rational self in his journey to the Divine essence of his soul. In his journey of discovery, Avraham mu

Coming to Terms, With Grammar BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER People are always asking me why grammar is important. Well, mainly my students. But it comes with the job. Im a grammar teacher. Its my job to get

Grammar Continued from Page 43 ent, and youll have to cut box tops. For education. But people do actually need grammar. For example, people hire me to write things for them. And a lot of times, I tell

With the population of frum people being greater in New York than in some other cities, it is therefore to be expected that there will be more shadchanim available for those seeking a shidduch. Howeve

Gedolei Torah Address Dirshu Worldwide Siyumim On Seder Moed BY CHAIM GOLD It was Sunday night, 2 Cheshvan October 26, at the Dirshu testing site in Lakewood. The rosh yeshiva of Lakewood, HaGaon HaRa

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Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle The Entertainer 1 14 17 Dirshu Continued from Page 46 in the nose of a pig. But the mishnah just said we are talking about someone who does not engage in Torah learni

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The Talmudic Encyclopedia Historical Mission In Torah Scholarship Reference BY TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD The gentle autumn wind foreshadows the holiday season as I locate a modest doorway on a treelined Je

Prof Steinberg at work in Shaarei Tzedek chief. Administrative management was in the hands of Rav Yehoshua Hutner. From the inception of the Talmudic Encyclopedia, more than 100 rabbis and researcher

Talmudic Encyclopedia Continued from Page 51 PS All the volumes will eventually be accessible online. There will ultimately be about 70 volumes and for most people the access will be via the internet.

5TJT Puzzle Kosher Duos BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Possible Hebrews enslaver 5. Protective bodies 11. Little troublemaker 14. Southern Israeli city 15. Additional rule 16. Cultural Revolution leader 17.

Meatballs Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Im not a huge meatball fan. Nor is anyone else in my immediate family. But when I got an email from a reader asking for a postyom tov, hadwaytoomuchmeatbutneedt

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Slice Of Life Continued from Page 54 1 can 15 oz. stewed tomatoes 1 beaten egg 2 lbs. ground beef tsp. cumin tsp. oregano 3 Tbsp. fresh parsley tsp. salt tsp. pepper 1 cup cooked rice 6 cups beef

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz On The Road Again As I traveled around the U.S. this past week mostly the Midwest, with stops in Chicago, Cleveland, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, New York, and Connectic

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im the mother of six and live in the lessfancy part of this neighborhood. My husband and I have always lived simple lives. Neither of us comes from much, we d

To begin with, if most parents are honest, they will admit that they would be more than happy if they could clone themselves and produce a bunch of little children who are like them in every way possi

Shalhevet Helps Beautify The Shabbos Project MINDBIZ Continued from Page 59 a largescreen TV that makes watching sporting events enjoyable. But its also possible that Yossie constantly feels judged b

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Get Out The Vote 2014 Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM The right to vote is not to be taken for granted. Throughout the millennia, Jews were deprived of

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Machberes Continued from Page 63 tered voters and, especially, the percentage of actual voters casting their ballots, generates careful attention by political officeholders. Chassidic communities have

Machberes Continued from Page 65 next redistricting. Evaluation of this years results will determine which communities are strong, which political representatives must be respected, and where politici

times the activities take place right at the Chabad of the Five TownsYussies second home And Shabbos afternoons have not been boring for the past few years since Yussies good friend Shlomo Ross has be

Community News From Around The World Pretty In Pink At YUHSG During Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Yeshiva University High School for Girls, Pink activities have been brightening up their fall calen

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Community News Continued from Page 68 the Future of Social Work in Health, will be presented by Susan Blacker, director of cancer services planning and performance at St. Michaels Hospital in Toronto,

has become frum thanks to Shuvu, wrote the following to Rabbi Mordechai Butterman, director of Shuvus school rabbis project You all have many zechuyos. It was simply a tremendous Kiddush Hashem The ha

Community News Continued from Page 71 Schumer Seeks To End U.S. Benefits For Expelled Nazis U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, has said he will introduce legislat

ticipation in Jewish day school and yeshiva education, Jewish camp experiences, and Israel programs for teens and young adults. Beth El Synagogue Center in New Rochelle, just outside NYC, is an active

Community News Continued from Page 73 Sister Of IDF Lone Soldier Killed In Gaza Recalls Brothers Heroism, At FIDF Long Island Event Friends of the Israel Defense Forces FIDF Long Island Chapters Nint

cratic state. We can fulfill the promise to ensure that their service is a bit less painful and lonely than it has to be. We can fulfill a promise to support their educational and professional trainin


Community News Continued from Page 75 This year, because of the war and the somber mood that is enveloping our people in America and in Israel, it was decided once again to cut expenses by not having

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS HANC Celebrates Parashat Noach In honor of Parashat Noach at HANCs Samuel Elizabeth Bass Golding Early Childhood Center in West Hempstead, students enjoyed a visit from some cut

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 82 rejoicing in the knowledge that all the beautiful women celebrating this special mitzvah were living proof that the sick and twisted efforts to eradicate t

the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls. Rabbi Yaakov Trump, assistant rabbi at the Young Israel of LawrenceCedarhurst and the projects liaison, addressed the students before the weekend to inspir

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 91 the land of our people. Rabbi Ginzberg was struck by this simple yet profound thought. When do we all have the opportunity to thank Hashem for the miracles

Celebrating A Darchei Chinuch MDor LaDor Moshe Benoliel BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 24 anything, it is that bigger and larger government and more expansive programs are not the answer. Bruce Blak

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 night, baking challah in honor of the Shabbos Project. Women of all walks of life and all levels of religious observance were able to share the experi gue

describe the various rivers of the world. The midrash explains that Hakadosh Baruch Hu caused all the waters of the world to be connected to the river that flowed from Gan Eden. When Adam sinned and w

Choosing For Our Children BY MICHELE JUSTIC Lets try an exercise Raise your hand if you like Common Core. No one No principals, teachers, parents, or students Lets try another one Raise your hand if y


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