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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover dering Wow, can you imagine if there had been this kind of coverage of those original ten plagues more than 3,300 years ago Where were Fox, CNN, and Al Jazee

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 8 on which the Yom Kippur War began, a war they believe they came close to winning. It was the Yom Kippur Warwhose 40th anniversary is approachingthat allowed Israe

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 awe that would make it clear to Pharaoh and his advisers that there was a power greater than he that existed and ran this world. It took a few of those biblical

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover the rav of a kehillah, as well as a toein, an advocate who is well versed in halachah and represents litigants in front of the Jewish rabbinical tribunals common

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 13 So why come forward at this juncture Rabbi Epstein says that it was imperative that he speak up at this point because of the great proliferation of divorces in the c

wild and very costly ride through the judicial systemonly to find that after a few years they have accomplished nothing except the spending of tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees. The proper be

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DARCHEI SHALOM Continued from Page 15 Some have learning disabilities. There are no drug addicts here it is not a detox center. It is a school, a yeshiva, where, in addition to their Torah studies, th

beard and a large black kippah, who at one point had engaged in dayanut studies, to be a rabbinical court judge. He thinks of himself as from a dynasty of entrepreneurs and city founders. He was one o

DARCHEI SHALOM Continued from Page 23 ditions We needed to fix everything so the boys would feel they are in a place fit for humans. Previous administrations had kept promising the government offices

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Annual YOSS Concert On The Lawn PHOTO BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS DARCHEI SHALOM Continued from Page 24 mother literally threw him out of the house and deleted him from her official identity card. A plac

ED MANGANO Continued from Front Cover Countys fiscal stability. Over the years, he has managed for the most part to accomplish that goal through increasing tourism initiatives and decreasing burdensom

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover pot are jokers. You ignore the Torah taught by those who not only learn but also fight for the landby legitimizing an unofficial claim that poskim only

different viewpoints, as you well know. 5. Yes, most poskim do say what we claim. Rav Kook never went on Har HaBayit and he ruled against it. Rav Ovadiah ruled against it. The overwhelming majority of

HAR HABAYIT Continued from Page 29 was made in the courtyard. The Gemara in several places, according to Rashi, tells us that there was a new enactment involving the Beis HaMikdash, promulgated at tha

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover the hospital one had to drive their car away and couldnt go to the hospital. One of the EMTs was a little annoyed that she had to take them in the ambu

And He brought us to this place, and gave us this land Devarim 269 Should not the order be reversed The Holy Temple was built by King Solomon in Jerusalem hundreds of years after the Children of Israe

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Lost Leining It was summertime. Congregation Shaar Shamayim was relatively empty, as many of its members were away in ca

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 39 available to lein It would be most ethical for the shul to uphold its verbal commitment to you, answered Rabbi Dayan see Rema 20411. However, even if the shul i

Whats In Your Toolbox The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER If only there were a mirror that you could stand in front of and see in it the things that really matter. When a job hunter decides what

Job Hunter Continued from Page 41 The truth is that, using our example, if there is a position in a different, say, nonsurgical unit, two things are possible either they say that this nurses skills do

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At Tiferes Miriam, The Sky Is The Limit By Mrs. Zlata Press, Principal, Bnos Leah Prospect Park High School The building, wedged into a row of houses on an avenue on the outskirts of Boro Park, is mod

Dr. Kenneth Steier Appointed Dean Of TouroCOM Middletown Campus Kenneth J. Steier, DO, MBA, MPH, MHA, MGH has been named dean for the new Middletown campus of Harlembased Touro College of Osteopathic

YU Appoints Rabbi Basalely To Sephardic Program Rabbi Simon Basalely has been appointed the Edmond J. Safra Sgan Mashgiach for the Sephardic Community Program at Yeshiva University. Basalely, a gradua

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Touro College Dean Presents AwardWinning Paper In Portugal Dr. Sabra Brock, interim dean of the Touro Graduate School of Business, recently returned from Portugal, where she presented an awardwinning

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Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Another Special Simcha The main thrust was August 3. That was Yussies big day. He was the king of Chabad of the Five Towns, and I couldnt have hoped for a

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 52 One of the prison guards was unbelievably cruel. He himself said that when he would beat and torture a prisoner, he would derive so much pleasure watching the

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insights on THE TORAH Count Your Blessings BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE One of the themes of the bikurim which is discussed in this weeks parashah is gratitude. The farmer brings his fruit to th

The Joy Of Accountability BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN A few summers ago, after complaints from local residents, a priest in Tilberg, the Netherlands, was fined several thousand dollars for ringing his church

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Fleishfest Continued from Page 79 three years, traveling two hours on the train each way to attend school Yisroel graduated from high school as a mature young man prepared to excel in life and ready t

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Minutes Till Minchah The very first paragraph in Shulchan Aruch expounding the laws of Minchah raises the following question What if there is barely any time

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Mrs. Avigayil Rechnitz, ah Continued from Page 82 the numerous demands on her time and energy, she never lost focus of what was most important in her life. She was blessed with tremendous wisdom and i

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Riding For Chai Lifeline AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS A Tree Grows On Maple Chabads Tree Of Life Partnership Club In times of joy and sorrow, the families, singles, children, and elders of the Five Towns kn

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Courage In Orlando The Hilton DoubleTree Hotel at SeaWorld in Orlando was awash with bright orange Tshirts as nearly 500 members of Kids of Courage arrived for the nonprofit organizations annual nine

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Acheinu Continued from Page 89 Rav Dovid Cohen began to test the boys orally, starting with the beginning of the masechta and hopping around, asking questions from one end to the other. Just one look

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Community News Continued from Page 93 Living Life Without Limitations Strides Program Helps IDF Wounded Veterans To Enjoy A Higher Quality Of Life By Rochelle Maruch Miller The Friends of the IDF FID

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From Shomron To The South Shore We Are One Israel The annual barbecue to benefit the One Israel Fund took place on Wednesday evening, August 14, at the home of Karen and Michael Rosenbloom in Lawrence

Community News Continued from Page 94 the overwhelming preference of Orthodox Jewish families. According to Rabbi Abba Cohen, Agudath Israels vicepresident for federal affairs and Washington director,

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