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See Page 16 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 4 30 TISHREI 5775 OCTOBER 24, 2014 FROM THE EDITOR Terror In Jerusalem

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover this years election, as many as half of us will just not take the time to vote. And that is a sad and pitiful situation. It is no secret nor is it a subjecti

LUACH October 23November 1 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 30 Tishrei Erev Shabbos Friday, October 24 1st day Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Daf yomi Yevamos 20 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 cratic candidates in close races simply cannot afford to be seen in a photograph with the president. This is not only astounding but possibly unprecedented. But

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 12 any income taxes at all. There is also the matter of a healthcare system whose costs increase while the quality of the care dispensed decreases with each month t

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SACRED SPACE Continued from Front Cover community. Nonetheless, this case seems to have struck a chord in a way I have not seen before. This is not, Gd forbid, to minimize the pain of victims of other

have to redouble our efforts to ensure that taharat hamishpachah remains as dignified an experience as possible. This does not only mean that every mikveh toms, and challenges of niddah, fertility an

SACRED SPACE Continued from Page 17 knows that her privacy is respected and that her observance, or anything else for that matter, is not judged. And yes, this can be accomplished even while respectin

oneday listing. Multiple sales of items that are easily stolen might also be considered a raglayim ldavar. Complaints in the comments section might also be a raglayim ldavar. All this brings up anothe

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover terrorists hijacked the ship. The coldblooded terrorists mercilessly shot Mr. Klinghoffer in the head and threw him and his wheelchair overboard. That is how the

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 21 tion is currently dealing with in organizing U.S. Air Force bombing runs of territory held by ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq. Its the same old terrorists on a new

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Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Just One Shabbos What is the next holiday Yosef has asked after every yom tov since Rosh Hashanah. Lately, we seem be reviewing the schedule of holidays on

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 25 short time ago to try to bring Shabbos into everyones lives. It was started last year by Rabbi Zeev Warren Goldstein, the Chief Rabbi of South Africa, and was ca

Shabbos will be celebrated all over the world in different ways. Some communities are inviting people into their homes who have never been fortunate enough to celebrate Shabbos appropriately, while so

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Olive What Hes Having During the Second Temple period, Eretz Yisrael suffered from a great famine. The great sage Rebbe Yochanan HaChorani survived by subsis

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Just Thinking What a pity it is that more people do not qualify for work in a think tank. It is my belief that the world might benefit if I were hired to pa

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 29 eral American citizens suffering from the virus and many more including a dog now in quarantine. In quarantine are people who may have been exposed but are u

She will think critically, write and share her opinions in realtime in class on her iPad, and engage with technology responsibly. She will attend the opera, experience the ballet, and appreciate the f

Shulamith Continued from Page 31 is a unique opportunity. We have the opportunity to choose fresh, dedicated teachers who will define a culture of warmth and intellectual growth. They will create clas

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Question I am a 29yearold Sephardic guy. I come from a good family and should have been married years ago. In my tradition, we get married young, and when it does not happen, the community thinks ther

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 35 suffer further from the lack of support that is so emotionally necessary. I do not know how familiar you are with the way Ashkenazic people conduct themselves in th

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insights on THE TORAH Noach The Survivor From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Everybody makes jokes about Noah and his Ark. Bill Cosby has a whole routine on the subject, which I must confess is

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 39 time one of them would roll up his shirtsleeve to put on tefillin, the number was revealed. It seemed to me as if to them it was nothing special. But to me th

The primary purpose of maaser kesafim is to provide for the needy, explained Rabbi Dayan. The Rema Y.D. 2491 writes that it should not be used for other mitzvah purposes, e.g., candles for the shul. H

Letting The Children Run The House PROVIDED BY AVI ASHKENAZY kids understand, and how cooperative they can become when you start treating them like adults. Its your job as an adult to keep track of al

Good Taste BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Today we present two studies on food, conducted by scientists over several days of yom tov. Scientists love doing studies on food, because it means they can eat on th

Good Taste Continued from Page 43 courses in a row is not easy. As it is, you always cook each course as if it were the only course you were serving, and then everyone eats every course as if thats th

who are returning to the team, MDY is hoping to fit in the league and make some noise in the upcoming season. Maybe you will see a new Fab Five this year I dont think there has ever been a JV team th

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I am married to Shmuel, who is one of four brothers. He is number three. The oldest brother is married and living a very pious life in Israel with his wife an

it with her, since she doesnt live that far away from you. Furthermore, and this is definitely a stretch, its even possible that they may look up to you as the accomplished career woman who manages so

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insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Hollow Tower They said to one another . . . Let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top shall reach the heavens and we shall make for o

Butternut Squash Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ For all the readers who have written and begged me to get them some butternut squash recipes, stop the email campaign alreadyhere they are For the squash

Slice Of Life Continued from Page 51 cream, brown sugar, maple syrup, cinnamon, salt, ginger, allspice, and eggs. Mix thoroughly and pour into the pie crust. Bake for 4050 minutes, or until set in cen

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Thousands Of Bachurim Complete Dirshu Halacha Program BY CHAIM GOLD The excitement before the shiur was tangible. It felt like the beginning of the zeman in yeshiva . . . and then after the shiur en

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Dirshu Bachurim Continued from Page 54 to Torah learning and work, where Chazal tell us, Make your Torah keva and your work arai. The message is the same. Matters of Olam HaZeh must always be done in

cia Kreinberg and her chattans family the Horns at the lchaim in Yerushalayim. We rarely get to be part of such a family simcha, and being with them was a special treat. We saw many familiar Five Town

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 57 As we entered, we noticed that there was a lulav and etrog on the table, conveniently left there for anyone who might want to make a berachah on the lulav that

ority to insure that our pantry continues to grow in its capacity to serve all those in need. In addition, she has been a strong advocate for our JCC and the Queens JCC and is passionate about the imp

DRS Merit Scholars Announced JCCRP Continued from Page 59 gressman Meeks traveled to Israel in the middle of the war so that the world could see through his eyes the horrific terror tunnels Hamas bui

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Five Towns Community Chests Annual Fair real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen PostChag WrapUp Welcome back everyoneincluding me After the incredible time I spent in Israel over all the

they dealt with during the war. Once you get there, it is easy to go in and out of different shops and eateries, enjoy the day and the scenery, and add a little bit to their struggling economy. We sto

The Chumrah Challah Of Sukkos Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM In the days preceding the yom tov of Sukkos this year, while Jews around the world were en

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS SKA Senior Is Siemens SemiFinalist Congratulations to Adina Singer, a 12thgrader at the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls, who has been named a semifinalist in the Siemens


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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 Kopel Endorses Fertig For Assembly Nassau Legislator Howard J. Kopel, the Majority Whip of the County Legislature, recently endorsed Avi Fertig for New Yo

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 68 Emunah maintains 250 social service and educational projects throughout Israel. It nurtures abandoned infants, provides thousands of children with safe and

Talmidim and rebbeim alike left that evening close to 10 p.m. prepared and enthusiastic to approach Yom Kippur with the serious, yet optimistic perspective appropriate for the awesome day. DAFYOMISH

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 Rambam Rallies Against Opera, Again For the second time in a month, students from Rambam Mesivta expressed their outrage over the decision of the Metropol

Bike For Friendship Circle, November 2 Raising a child with special needs can be a challenging experience, and the volunteers and coordinators of Friendship Circle of the Jean Fischman Chabad of the F

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ The sights and sounds of Sukkos were delightful, from the hammering of nails and schlepping of boards to the sounds of the young esrog entrepreneurs on Main Street

Thursday night, October 23, at 700 p.m. at Bnos Malka Academy, 7102 113th Street, Forest Hills. Guest speaker Mrs. Elisa Taub The Magic of Challah. sonal InLaw Relationships on October 28 at the Youn

Community News From Around The World Community Blood Drive, November 2 A communitywide blood drive is scheduled for Sunday, November 2, 845 a.m.215 p.m. at the Young Israel of New Hyde Park, located a

Jerusalem Elects Chief Rabbis By Hezki Ezra After more than a decade without any, Jerusalem finally has two new chief rabbis. The capital citys 48member council began voting at the Jerusalem Municipal

insights on THE TORAH Breaking Free BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE The story goes that there were three men talking in a halfway house. The first one said that if there is a low fence keeping them

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Nutritional Medicine BY SHIRLEY BAR PostChag Detox Im guilty of it, too So much food, so much time, so much weightgain The holidays are behind us but the weight that we packed on will not go anywhere

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The Frum Tax For Public Schools BY DAVID BENKOF While many American Jews have been big backers of public schools, our current system discriminates against traditionally religious Americans through wha

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Community News Continued from Page 77 friendly and will serve as an outstanding model for all of the other rabbinates in Israel. The Jewish Home partywhose leader Economics Minister Naftali Bennett wa

Linda Mangano Receives Humanitarian Award At J.E.T.S. 17th Annual Dinner Linda Mangano was presented with the Julianna Blissard 2014 Humanitarian Award at the J.E.T.S. Joining Everyone To Share 17th

A Dynamic Duo Avi Fertig, candidate for State Assembly, and his wife, Elana Fertig, a wellknown preschool educator at Yeshiva of South Shore, are pictured here with Rabbi Heshy Blumstein attending a r

Netanyahu Blames Abbas Incitement For Jerusalem Terror Attack BY LAHAV HARKOV Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has complained that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas encouraged violence ag

Infant Victims Grandfather Speaks Out The grandfather of the threemonthold girl murdered in Wednesdays terrorist attack in Jerusalem has issued a heartbreaking statement in response. The baby girl, na

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A Return Home To Kfar HaShiloach In 1881, two Yemenite Jewish familiesthose of Yosef ben Shlomo Nadaf and Emmanuel ben Shalom Elnakashboth from Tzana Yemen, were stirred to make aliyah to the holy pro

Sefer Torah in Beit Ovadia and riots were evacuated by the British landlords, who were not able or willing to protect Jewish life or property. The British gave assurances that the Jewish refugees wou

Kfar HaShiloach Continued from Page 95 eviction of the Jewish residents in the late 1930s, the cycle is indeed closing. The saga of the Yemenite pioneering giants, who trekked to Israel over 130 years

The Shabbos App A Psychological Threat BY DR. ELI SHAPIRO In October 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a press release about allowing airlines to expand the use of personal electronics

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