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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover homes in the New York area over the last three weeks. Our article that appeared here two weeks ago, 10 Days, 5 Deaths, caused a stir and was widely read onli

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 could then potentially impact on future enrollment. Another educator who also asked for anonymity said that even the loss or potential loss of one student warran

DOPE Continued from Page 12 they are in a dream or a nightmare. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that 30 of marijuana users develop dependence. The active hallucinogenic component of mariju

DOPE Continued from Page 13 abolish its use so the nation could again thrive. That same drug epidemic that destroyed a generation is happening to us now. While studying at the University of Michigan i

be used recreationally and if approval is granted for the above rare medical issues, it will need to be monitored by a physician for significant side effects. Of note, recent ophthalmology journals ar

NEVER ASSUME Continued from Front Cover less face. I was always impressed by the perfectly matching outfits that her wellbehaved children wore with such grace. She seemed to have it all a beautiful fa

FAKE JEWS Continued from Front Cover In that vein, and being that seemingly little has changed, maybe we each need to look deeply into our own souls and determine where we are in regard to sinas china

that moment, I had never actually witnessed it. It was overwhelmingly painful to watch. My soldier shulmate just kept walking, seemingly oblivious to all that was going on around him. He explained to

FAKE JEWS Continued from Page 19 She returned to her seat, and the car began to inch forward. The boys, realizing that theyd better move quickly, promptly did so, but not before two of them walked ove

salem in 1930 where he writes that the fact of the Jewish Temple having stood on the Har HaBayis is irrefutable. That has changed dramatically over the last many years, as has the claim for the establ

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover view of Rav Dovid Morgenstern, shlita, Rav Elyashiv, ztl, and Rav Nissim Karelitz, shlita, regarding the definition of what would constitute a refuah b

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 22 alternative to statistically valid is statistically invalid. Let us realize that many illnesses resolve naturally, many were psychosomatic in the first pla

Question My daughter is 21 years old. Shes tall and gorgeous like a model, and she wants to model professionally in a tzniusdik way. But that is not all she wants to do. She also wants to become a law

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 25 want a boy from within your circles, but those boys and their families might be seeking girls with hashkafos more similar to their own. This is one of the big probl

The Rebbe From Lubavitch Part 7 BY R NISON GORDON, ZL TRANSLATED BY P. SAMUELS Note This article is a translation from a biography of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, written

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Lubavitch Continued from Page 27 was a real danger that their cries would reveal their hiding place to the mob. The young Mendele went from child to child, calming each one. Some he calmed with a gent

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InTown Interventions Dear Esther, My husband and I both grew up out of town and lived there for the first 13 years of our marriage. We were very happy there, but eventually we moved to New York becaus

about what the future holds for them. First let me say that you are not alone. Maybe more people in our community give the appearance of perfection, but whatever goes on out of town goes on here, too.

A Picture Will Last Longer Continued from Page 33 Wasnt it technically always possible to take selfies Yes, but with older cameras, you needed both hands, one to grip the side of the camera and the ot

OTD, Part 1 Advice From YidParenting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS This is definitely one of the most difficult articles I have ever undertaken. Since I began this parenting series, I have been inundated with

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Revisiting Visiting Day Due to frequent requests, what follows is the third reprinting of a piece that was first written fifteen years ago. Those who have s

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 36 bunkviewing being the main activity on visiting day. Within minutes I was huffing and puffing, and hoping that nobody would notice. Whenever someone asked me

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Storyline Take What You Deserve Mr. Gefen was buying wine for Shabbos sheva berachos. He placed the bottles, including f

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 39 until he informs the customer that the job is complete. Once he tells him that, or after the set date when the merchandise would be ready, he is a shomer chinam




Gurwins IndependentLiving Community Takes Next Step Fountaingate Gardens, the proposed lifeplan community also known as a continuingcare retirement community, or CCRC in Commack, moved closer to bring

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Top 15 Home Improvements Homeowners can maximize the resale value of their homes by doing various projects prior to putting the house on the market.



REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 45 7. Swimming Pools. If you own a swimming pool, closing and winterizing it to protect its condition is an important project. To prepare the swimming pool for the win

PSEG LI Activates Voluntary Conservation Program PSEG Long Island continues to have enough electric capacity to meet customer demand for the seasons high temperatures and high humidity. While there ar

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 49 dox made the Wall a holy site while we secular Jews banished Gd from our lives. It continues to describe how the mixed prayer section at Robinsons Arch is em

land of Eretz Yisrael.4 Clearly, this was not just for sightseeing Moshes gaze brought with it a degree of sanctification.5 Thus the Gemara states All places that Gd showed Moshe must be tithed.6 Why

insights on THE TORAH Massei Flirting With Futility From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN ... They have forsaken Me . . . to dig broken cisterns that hold no water. Haftarah, Yirmiyah 2 The

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Reconstruction BY YONI GLATT Across 1. HeBrew, e.g. 4. Sweet potato 7. Ghosts and goblins 14. Nun follower 15. Much About Nothing 16. Pasta option 17. Jewish

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thawed and rinsed 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder 1 tsp. salt tsp. dried thyme or oregano tsp. black pepper Surprising Recipes For The Nine Days From Koshe

An EggFree Shabbos Menu BY JAMIE GELLER JOY OF KOSHER Heat pan with oil. It is best to have a thick layer of oil it actually uses less this way. Once oil is hot, form a patty with your hands and plac

EGGFREE Continued from Page 57 Preparation In large, deep skillet over mediumhigh heat, warm the oil. Sprinkle chicken pieces with onehalf teaspoon salt and the pepper. Add chicken to skillet, skinsid

Jamaicas First Kosher Restaurant Opens In Montego Bay For decades, Jewish travelers to Jamaica have bemoaned the fact that the islands signature jerk cuisine was offlimits due to a lack of kosher supe

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow A Minor Point Mazel tov to all those who finished Bava Basra It was especially monumental considering that Bava Basra is the longest mesechta in Shas, by the

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Real Clear Daf Q A Review A review of some of this weeks daf yomi key concepts Sanhedrin BY RABBI SHMUEL WISE majority to acquit. However, the end of the pasuk forces us to reevaluate this reading.

Real Clear Daf Continued from Page 63 dant. The Torah cant be referring to a monetary dispute, where by definition the ruling will be bad for one litigant and good for the other. So, when the Torah bu

A Sporting Chance Those who know me know that I am an avid sports fan and follow my Chicago sports teams on a daily basis. Watching sports with my kids, attending games with them, and following the up

Dirshu Siyumin On Mishnah Berurah Held Worldwide BY CHAIM GOLD Tens of thousands of Jews the world over recently embarked on a journey that is destined to enrich and transform their observance of Shab

Dovid Moshe Lieberman, shlita, rav of the Shomrei Hadas community and the elder rav of the city. Halacha The Quintessential Unifier Antwerp had seldom, if ever, witnessed such a turnout. The unity of

Dirshu Continued from Page 67 Shabbos will he merit being able to keep Shabbos in its entirety in accordance with halacha. Endowed With Special Siyatta DShmaya Rav Dovid Hofstedter, nasi of Dirshu, q

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 24 cure illness is itself an indication that they can also be dangerous if misused. This is especially true when they are provided in concentrated forms that

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 69 Western medicine. It is so important to have honest journalism. This is not. Name Withheld Dear Editor, I concur with Rabbi Hoffman Moving Away from Kinesi

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 70 it. Furthermore, the Torah commands us not to put a stumbling block before the blind. Supporting or advising others to take up therapies that have been emp

One Israel Funds 8th Annual Five Towns BBQ PHOTOS BY JAKE SOJCHER Over 250 people came out in support of Israel on Wednesday, July 12, at One Israel Funds 8th annual Five Towns Barbecue and Fine Israe

Sharing With OneFamily BY LIHI BEN ARI My name is Lihi BenAri, I am 15 years old, and I live in Moshav Matzliach, near Ramle. Just over a year ago, just like every Wednesday, my dad took my brother an

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Public vs. Private Where To Bank Cord Blood With ongoing success using stem cells to treat a variety of diseases, and clinical trials under way for TaySachs, autism, and many other diseases, it is cle

Putting The Maccabi In The 20th Maccabiah Games BY RABBI JAY YAACOV SCHWARTZ Maccabiah officials are to be lauded for their efforts to promote Jewish knowledge and identity, but did the Torahobservant

Maccabiah Continued from Page 83 conclusion of the professional kiruv apparatus in the Orthodox community, both yeshivish and modern, viewed the efforts to connect to Maccabiah as not worth a major in

ing me quickly. She is amazing and she has a lot of patience when I ask quite a few in a row. Aliza stated regarding the WhatsApp group Anxiety is prevalent in the group. A few times a day, there are

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 85 trict 20 this past January, she has continued her plans to advocate for increasing accessibility to programs for individuals with disabilities. During her

Sgt. Maor, Michael Stern, Ofer Yardeni, and Lt. Yael Howard Wechsler Ofer Yardeni left and FIDF National Director and CEO Maj. Gen. Res. Meir KlifiAmir right honor Michael Stern center at FIDF golf

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 Time and again, Im inspired by the New York realestate communitys show of support for Israels brave soldiers, said FIDF New York Real Estate Division Chair

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Community News Continued from Page 89 Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, were promoted to the rank of full professor. YU faculty members are true teachersscholars who balance their dedication to

Five Towns Inwood, Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Woodmere, Hewlett, Oceanside, East Rockaway, Island Park, Point Lookout, and Lido Beach. Kaminsky Issues Statement On Reversal Of Silver Conviction Former fe

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