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See Page 45 See Pages 35 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 10 13 KISLEV 5775 DECEMBER 5, 2014 FROM THE EDITOR Alls Well

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover The project was years in the planning. I only received word of the event after a chance meeting with activistbusinessman Abe Biderman, who was one of the group t

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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian 62 80 40 90 63 45 38 104 44 47 49 51 16 25 60 56 Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Around The Five Towns Around The

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 6 location of the Rav Leibowitzs grave, maps were searched with thoroughness and intensity. This included maps in the archives in the municipality in Vilna. Years ago,


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LUACH December 1July 9 13 July 5December ZIP Code 11516 13 Kislev Erev Shabbos Friday, December 5 Daf yomi Yevamos 62 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Can

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RAV FORST Continued from Front Cover which people have turned for answers to questions like these is the halachic series authored by Rav Binyomin Forst, shlita. An internationally renowned talmid chac

Rav Binyomin Forst, shlita An alumnus of Mesivta Torah Vodaath and Beis Medrash Elyon in Monsey, Rav Forst studied under Rav Yaakov Kamenetsky, Rav Gedaliah Schorr, Rav Avraham Pam, and Rav Elya Chaz

RAV FORST Continued from Page 19 able conclusions. His series of prePesach shiurimset to become an annual eventwere a welcome development, providing families with clarity and direction in an oftenmisu

TISHAH YARCHEI LEIDAH Continued from Front Cover relatives, whom I met on the morning after the terrible massacre in Har Nof, shared with me something that he had heard around yom tov time during a sh

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TISHAH YARCHEI LEIDAH Continued from Page 21 for their sins however, galus Yishmael is not only for our sins, but it is also because Yishmael has special zchuyos to have lived in Eretz Yisrael during

Bobov 45 Tisch In London Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM On Thursday, August 21, a beis din ruling was issued by Rabbi Yechiel Babad, Rabbi Yitzchok Cha

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Machberes Continued from Page 25 2002, Dombrova Rebbe son of Rabbi Benzion Ungar, ztl Hyd, Dombrova Rebbe son of Rabbi Mordechai Dovid Ungar, ztl d. 1916, Dombrova Rebbe in Sanz son of Rabbi Yisroel E

Mac And Cheese Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Regardless of how old my kids get, macandcheese is still one of the first things they want to make when they are hungry. And to tell the truth, I kinda lik

8 oz. kosher faux crab, chopped 1 cups bread crumbs Directions Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 2quart baking dish and set it aside. Cook pasta according to the directions on the package. Drain, rinse,

How My Patience Was Rewarded BY GOLDY KRANTZ I am not a patient person. I was born two weeks early. As soon as someone tells me they have a surprise for me, I want it. As soon as I take a test, I want

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Dr. Ari Hoschander More Than SkinDeep BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Ponce de Leon may not have succeeded in finding the Fountain of Youth, but weve discovered the secret to looking more youthful and refre

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Telephone Etiquette A voice recording that one makes for his or her answering machine should sound like what it isa recording I, for one, prefer it that way

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Old Wives Tales Truth Or Myth BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN It seems as if everyone around me is getting sickmy mom, my best friend, and my coworkersand theyre all blaming it on the cold weather. I think we a

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen It Defies Belief Several weeks ago, the news stories were published about a court decision against an insurance company that was found tampering wit

REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 37 shovel and dig themselves a hole in the ground right now. So much for the additional assistance that is being offered by the state of New York The final indignity, w

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Bad Parenting BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Im a horrible parent. I know, because my kids told me. And theyre my kids. If they wouldnt know, then who would Its about time I admitted it. And its not just me m

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BAD PARENTING Continued from Page 40 fashion. Unless theyre going to be replaced with rubber bands or something. We dont buy our kids everything that they ask for in the store. Even things we can clea

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insights on THE TORAH Vayishlach Modesty Matters BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE There are three midrashim from the Midrash Tanchuma on Parashas Vayishlach that discuss the kidnapping of Dinah. The

Question Last year a girl was redt to me, and we dated for a few weeks. She was really amazing. She was pretty, smart, and fun to be around. But then I happened to speak to someone who knows her famil

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 45 would like guidance. But what you really need is damage control. In order to undo if possible the damage created by your impulsive move, and to make sure this never

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Double Identity No longer shall your name be called Yaakov rather, Yisrael shall be your name. For you have struggled with the Divine and with men, and

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 47 The Spiritual Warrior One insight into the difference between the Yaakov and Yisrael personalities is offered by Bilam, the pagan prophet who was summoned to

insights on THE TORAH Vayishlach Fight Or Flight From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Of all the things we Jews observe in order to remember events in our historic past, surely one of the strange

5 T J T BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Singer Solomon or Green 7. Singer Elbaz 10. Eshkol of note 14. Made like David and Goliath 15. College, to an Aussie 16. Caesar and Magilla Gorilla 17. Tedious speech 1

PARSHA SKIT ideas Act out these scenes with friends and family. kissed ahead The conversation between the angel Match the food with the correct bracha rishona Complete the crossword by translati

with 6. DRS is now 5 and 0 in league play and 8 and 2 overall. TABC jumped out to an early 143 lead and led the whole game in a 5747 victory. TABC was led by the scoring of Moshe Brum with 18 and Dan

tively short time, established close relationships and touched so many lives. Michael Gelber has been the tournament director since its inception, and believes it is the ideal way to continue the lega

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 53 with a 7859 win over St. Josephs Long Island. The win improves Yeshiva to 32 overall 10 Skyline, while St. JosephsLong Island is 14 01 Skyline. Shelby Rosenberg le

a voice is heard in Shamayim, the voice of Rachel Imeinu crying for us. And Hashem will hear her cry and ultimately will wipe away our tears and bring the geulah. In the meantime, we must live with th

News From The Hills Continued from Page 57 a.m., Rabbi Jeremy Kagan will be speaking on the topic Greece and the Exiles Understanding the Avodah of Chanukah. Location 13605 72nd Road, Kew Gardens Hill

ing, playing, and smiling. They also heard from two eighthgrade students who are nearing their graduation. They were articulate and poised, expressing their feelings about their nine years at Bais Yaa

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im worried about my daughter Gitty. She is overworked, doesnt sleep enough, and doesnt stop long enough to catch her breathit scares me. Gitty is in her early

we can choose to cram into each day a tremendous number of accomplishments, so that when our heads hit the pillow at the end of the day, we go to sleep with a big smile on our faces, knowing that our

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Hefker Dovid looked at his bookcase. I have no room left for new sefarim he said, shaking his head. Ive got to free up s

A. The liability of a craftsman who inadvertently damages property in the course of his work e.g., a shochet who inadvertently makes the animal a treifah depends on his level of expertise and whether

Community News Continued from Page 63 thinking of the difficult sights that we had seen in this very shul merely two days ago. Blood, taleisim . . . nevertheless, we realized that we must continue o

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Community News Continued from Page 64 The Hanukkah dinner also includes a special Points of Light ceremony honoring students, faculty, and alumni who embody the mission of Yeshiva University and who s

up with Standing Togetherand you in order to purchase warm winter gear for Israels soldiers. This is not the first time Michael will be racing up Azrielis 147 flights of stairs, but this time he is ex


Community News Continued from Page 67 As for its future, Ohel unveiled its plans for its new home. For the past 45 years, Ohel has been based in Boro Park, but due to the myriad services offered and i

Community News Continued from Page 69 mer when he trained and rode 181 miles through three states as part of the 2014 Bike4Chai team. a natural fit with Chai Lifeline, Rabbi Scholar stated. Dr. Stev

Nachman and Esti Calko, Moshe Reiss Camp Simcha Appreciation Award. Former Camp Simcha staff member Nachman Calko and his wife, Esti, and Moshe Reiss, whose involvement with Camp Simcha spans more tha

Community News Continued from Page 71 Greenberg of Hillcrest as Parents of the Year and Rabbi and Mrs. Yoni Schwartz of Cedarhurst as Young Leadership Awardee. ica. The yeshivas affiliate yeshivos, d

Prof. November with Jakov Khasidov and Esther Tabari Baruch November, professor of creative writing and literature at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies NYSCAS, a division of Touro Col


Community News Continued from Page 73 Though it was founded with Jewish spirit and will feature Jewish artists and writers, the organization is for creative types of all races, creeds, and cultures, s

JEM Continued from Page 75 their first time alone in the big world. JEM became their anchor, a place where they felt like family. A few years ago, it became clear that the size of JEMs facility severe

nukas habayis celebration on Sunday morning with a packed house of friends and supporters who came to share in the simcha. The program included speeches from students, JEM staff, and visiting guests,

Three Things Continued from Page 77 The students are real. The rabbis are real. The learning is real. Everything about JEM is real. These unaffiliated students knew exactly what it means to be fake. T

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover nouncements that emanate from the corrupted environment of the United Nations. So just take a look at where we are today. Israel, the Jewish State, or, if yo

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 87 Samaria illegal by any standards of the law. While Jordan occupied these territories from 1948 to their liberation in 1967, the international community never rec

Kalever Rebbe To Visit Five Towns, December 7 With the rapid growth of yeshivas, new shuls, and shtiebels springing up on every corner, and seemingly endless opportunities for learning, its apparent t

Kalever Rebbe Continued from Page 89 he had found her, but each time he was disappointed. Binyamin doesnt have any more energyhe wants to establish a home with a loving wife. His parents are full of d

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 90 is both arduous and demanding. Ossies needs supporters from around the world to raise the money. They need to find and order the toys. The toys need to com

Chesed LAvraham students on a recent trip to Meron camps, national outreach and alumni programs, Shabbatonim, separate educational programming for married men and women, and a vocational training cen

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 times. Senior Avi Terebelo, representing the mesivta student body, delivered divrei Torah. He addressed the sugya of hashgachah pratis and the necessity of

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 94 the many exceptional programs and collections that make the LYL a unique place. In addition, your donation also provides membership for families who would

Reb Sender Schwartz was the chairman for the event. Anyone interested in more information or making a connection with the Rebbe can call 8458256011. Fine Art At The Brocha Teichman Gallery Many of us

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

and kugel Students at the school get many opportunities to experience nights like these, but it isnt often that DRS parents do. Last week, DRS held its very first Fathers Tisch exclusively for fathers

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 99 community. You are invited to attend the 20th annual Dinner Celebration on Sunday, December 14 at the Sands at Atlantic Beach. If you cannot attend, please

against the seniors in a heated dodgeball game. Everyone enthusiastically participated and had an awesome time. As we walked through the doors of the Stamford Plaza on Friday afternoon, we saw the ent

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 101 ferent ways to achieve it. The night ended with an oneg Shabbat for each grade filled with singing and achdut. The early wakeup the next day was definitel

The Case Of The Treif Hamburger Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN A religious friend who works in an office in Manhattan related the following story A formerly observant colleague came into my of

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