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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover carved out an important niche and are making a difference for Israel and thus for all of us here in the U.S. Anita Tucker is a name you may be familiar with

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 ra describes the airraid siren that was heard in the Jerusalem areaincluding Gush Etzionthis past Friday just as Shabbos arrived. She told me the other day that j

TOGETHER Continued from Front Cover at work in Gaza just a mile or so away. About half the red alert sirens are immediately followed by two whooshes, one after the otherthe sound of a pair of outgoing

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TOGETHER Continued from Page 9 The rosh yeshivah, Rav Dovid Fendel, declared a curfew and none of the students went home...The parents understand that this place is soaked in Torah, courage, and a str

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TOGETHER Continued from Page 15 are studying in the beit midrash, having lunch in the dining room, or sleeping in their beds at night, they dont have to run for cover, dont need to leave. This is why

THANKSGIVING Continued from Front Cover dating. Is it halachically proper to celebrate Thanksgiving formally with a turkey dinner with ones family The question may be especially relevant in the afterm

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THANKSGIVING Continued from Page 20 66a that Yannai the King made a simcha for the victorious capturing in the war of Kuchalis in the wilderness, and they ate vegetables there to commemorate it. But i

OHEL RAPID RESPONSE Continued from Front Cover the consequential trauma of Hurricane Sandys wake. In response, Ohel Childrens Home and Family Services has published a new free booklet entitled, How To

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover 300 families or morehe wasnt sure of the number yethave been put out of their homes by Superstorm Sandy almost three weeks ago. We have a list of 275 families an

way he harbors a fierce determination that accomplishes complex tasks and gets things done. Azriel Ganz was one of the individuals who helped build Congregation Aish Kodesh in Woodmere a number of yea

What Was Rav Aharon Saying BY YOSEF SOSNOW How can one really discern a persons deepest inner essence We are all accustomed to saying what we want. Especially when it comes to spiritual matters, we as

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Rav Aharon Continued from Page 24 It is in such moments that a persons true essence is revealedon the floor, bombs flying, when no one can hear. The most intimate conversation between a person and Has

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 23 like the housing emergency that we are experiencing out here for the first time, government agencies will be there to respond. One of the FEMA officials stated very

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Extreme Chesed Five TownsRockaway Edition BY STACEY ZRIHEN Here in the Five Towns and Far Rockaway, we go all the way. We dont have a few small restaurants, we have dozens, some of the best youll find

I knew I needed to put my thoughts in writing after the following texting exchange with my brotherinlaw, who wrote to ask me if I knew of ways he could help local hurricane victims. After feeding and

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY JEFF NECKONOFF The bar mitzvah of Benyomin Bortz of Woodsburgh, a student at South Shore, was celebrated on motzaei Shabbos November 10 at the Shteeble. Catering was by M

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Light Up The Night If a woman is lighting more than one light for Shabbos, why does she recite Lhadlik ner shel Shabbos Ner is the singular form. Shouldnt th

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Question I am a 30yearold guy, and against the advice of my friends, went to seek the services of a popular shadchan. My life has since fallen apart. My dating history began officially at age 23, and

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insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters How Could Yaakov Marry Two Sisters This weeks parashah contains an account of Yaakovs four marriages, all to daughters of Lavan according to Rashi. No

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CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 44 logical reason that it might put enmity and jealousy in place of the natural love between two sisters. So even if the law a convert is like a newborn child app

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 38 be Avin the carpenter and noticed that many neiros were lit in honor of Shabbos. He therefore exclaimed, Two great sages will come from this house. Rav Idi bar

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ANOTHER BOOK Continued from Page 49 did you think of that No, my titles kind of go unnoticed, even when theyre really bad. But I still need to have titles, so you know where to start reading. And in f

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White House Chief Of Staff Tours Rockaway Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder was joined on a tour of the Rockaways by White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to discuss the federal response to Superstorm Sandy a

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letters to THE EDITOR Election Reflections Dear Editor, In your postelection editorial, you wrote, The country has made its choice in a wonderful and massive exercise of textbook democracy. Barack Oba

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 56 All homeowners should stop paying the village tax immediately until we receive answers to the question Why did you close the sewers in order to avert flood

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 64 was even more meaningful when the school was called by complete strangers who took the time to praise the students as the callers thanked them for caring and

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Why I Am Against A Ground Invasion Into Gaza BY JACOB HIRSCH, ESQ. November 18Today I had the unique opportunity to meet Israels ambassador to the UN, the Honorable Ido Aharoni. He spoke in front of s

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Ground Invasion Continued from Page 70 he lectured me that the U.S. fought the Germans out of the goodness of their heart and because it was the right thing to do for which history will always be inde

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 58 Imma, Thats The Air Raid Siren Dear Students, I am writing from Yerushalayim. By now, I assume that you all know about the events of Friday evening. As yo

20 Rockets Launched After CeaseFire Announced BY ELAD BENARI Gazas terrorist rulers marked the ceasefire that went into effect on Wednesday evening by continuing to fire rockets at southern Israel. Ac

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insights on THE TORAH How Rochels Character Can Enhance Your Home BY SHOSHANA MALKA LAMM In this weeks parashah, Rochel Imeinu gives over the simanim special signs to her sister Leah so that when thei

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian of evacuation guidelines, actual damage due to water, loss of electricity due to major shutdowns, or trees falling on in

done, such as locusts. However, regarding future inability to use it, the renter has the right to retract if he doesnt, he cannot demand a retroactive deduction from his rent. The Rema, however, disag

Mind Over Hands From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ . If its not a week of water falling from the sky and waves crashing ashore from the ocean, its rockets falling on our citie

of the Patriarchs because intellectually, in his mind, in his head, he made peace with Yaakovs right to exist. Similarly, when Yishmael met up with Yitzchak years later at their father Avrahams funera

5T Welcomes New Approach To Education Tiferet Academy greeted a large turnout at its inaugural open house on Sunday night. Parents welcomed learning about the incorporation of differentiated educatio

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Standing With Israel, November 26 Join the Five Towns community as we stand in solidarity with Israel, Monday, November 26, at 730 p.m. at Congregation Beth Sholom, 390 Broadway

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 ford the things that would have been givens in their lives had the hurricane not put their families tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars behind. In Nic

outlet for highschool boys, while maintaining the competitiveness, intensity, and professionalism of an official league. The league is being established with a Torah hashkafah about sports. With that


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 Yitzchak Wolowik, obm. Levi Yitzchak is the son of Rabbi Zalman and Chanie Wolowik, the Chabad shluchim for the Five Towns. Two years have passed since the

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 91 South Shore and it remains just as vibrant as ever. You can still walk into a store and find a great oneofakind dress, eat the most incredible pizza, and p

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Community News Continued from Page 92 tal, Beth Israel Hospital, New York Hospital, and Mt. Sinai Medical Center. He authored the book, Breast Cancer The Complete Guide, as well as founded and edited


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