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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Christianity, I found it odd and out of place that Rabbi Hoffman plucked a paper by Mr. Alfassa out of relative obscurity and used a generalnews Jewish

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 12 ment upon which the name of the guilty party is written will sink to the bottom p. 569. Fortunately, as far as I can tell, these and other similar abhorren

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 14 Rabbi Hoffman Responds Dear Rabbi Azose, Thank you for your letter. I would, in the interest of clarity, like to make two modifications to the two basic c

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 17 the 911 mass murders when I publicly questioned how he could engage with mosque members in nonsubstantive dialogues when a thenofficer of the mosque, Gazi

are the pen strokes of the day. Hardly a day passes without some criticism aimed at the other. The precarious days of Sefirah, highlighted by the death of 24,000 talmidim of Rabbi Akiva, seem to reapp

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover people exiting their vehicles and standing at rapt attention and in silent contemplation and introspection as sirens wailed throughout Israel. It was a time

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 22 that too frequently we cannot discern or make sense of from our very limited human perspective. These are probably one of the most stirring combinations of days

Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Amusement Parker Chief Rabbi The joyous days of chol hamoed Pesach are always in the spring, a season of comfortable we

Machberes Continued from Page 25 from Boro Park, Monsey, Five Towns, and from as far away as from Montreal and Europe. The Shabbos will be a high point in Bohush chassidic history. The Rebbe wears his

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Shalom Task Force Promoting Healthy Relationships By Rochelle Maruch Miller At the first Shalom Task Force Rabbinical Conference on May 1, 1996, HaRav Avraham Pam, ztl, addressed the painful topic of

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Parlor Meeting To Benefit Slonim Institutions, April 16 By 5TJT Staff For a number of years, Mr. and Mrs. Aron Kopelowitz have hosted an annual parlor meeting to benefit the Yesh

When Super Storm Sandy devastated the Five Towns, Joel turned the magnificent ballrooms of Beth Sholom into food pantries where anyone, regardless of their personal situation or background, could go t

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 31 The General thanked the Hewlett community for standing with Israel when Israel is under threat in so many close and far fronts. General Naveh credited the

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Pesach has come and gone. After such an intensive month before and during yom tov, its over so fast. This year, because I broke my leg and had to depend so much on

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 41 Tehilla Lazovsky If you truly want to marry a frum person, which it sounds like you do, you should only be dating frum women. Its nice that she is culturally Jewish

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Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Freedom Whats for breakfast How about egg matzah and cream cheese Yussie seemed to enjoy this delicacy on the eve of the holiday. No. No more matzah my you

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70th Anniversary Of A Tragic Failure Rescuing Paintings, Not Jews BY RAFAEL MEDOFF Its not easy turning down a request from the president of the United States. But 70 years ago, President Franklin D.

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5T5K RUNWALK Continued from Front Cover On Sunday, April 21, many will come together in an extraordinary display of support to Israels heroes, the disabled and wounded veterans whose lives were foreve

A true champion, Reuven came in seventh at the 2011 world championship held in Slovenia. Everyone wants a medal and trains for it. My goal was to beat last years resultsa difficult challenge. When he

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KEMACH Continued from Front Cover in hand, and protested the injustice that they believed was present in Israeli society. From the price of cottage cheese to inflated governmental taxes, Israel was an

KEMACH Continued from Page 59 to realize he could not provide for his family. I didnt know what path to take other than the familiar. I didnt want to waste time in a deadend job, explained Shechter. I

Socialwork student Mendy Zilbershlag has also seen firsthand how crucial the whole package offered by Kemach is. Kemach is a wonderful organization and one that goes a lot further than simply handing

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the discourse on Israel by promoting Israel Studies programs as an alternative to Middle East Studies at American universities. The Israel Institute is strongly focused on planning and facilitating wi

Laniado Hospital To Develop Secure Facility BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Out of the ashes of Auschwitz, amid the horrific devastation and despair of the Shoah, the great tzaddik, the Klausenberger Rebbe,

ter preparedness, but we have to be prepared for natural disasters, as well. It is essential that a hospital provide a safe and secure setting for patients, staff, and their families, in wartime as we

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, A Hard Line On Iran BY SAM SOKOL MIDDLE EAST CORRESPONDENT Israeli leaders took a hard line on Iran during the opening ceremony for Israels Holocaust Memorial day on Sun

Paper Proposes Chareidi Autonomy BY MAAYANA MISKIN In an indication that feelings of estrangement in the chareidi community have hit a new high, the news outlet Hamodia has proposed creating a chareid

Community News From Around The World Pircheis 50th Annual National Siyum Mishnayos, April 14 Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of Americas 50th annual national siyum mishnayos, al shem Reb Yehoshua Silbermintz,

Greg Buckley, Sr. will also present a firsthand accounting as the father of a son murdered at the hands of jihadists. Lance Corporal Gregory Buckley Jr., 21, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Ma

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Community News Continued from Page 69 ment of community partnerships Center for Jewish Future CJF at Yeshiva University. The Ecksteins, who live in Nassau County, have a longstanding relationship with

Community News Continued from Page 71 evening of tribute on Wednesday, May 1, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. I have always believed that RIETS is the heart and soul of Yeshiva University, said J

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Community News Continued from Page 77 tried to schedule it to accommodate as many campers as possible. Unfortunately, we are aware that due to final exams there is a possibility many of you will be un

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Community News Continued from Page 80 of Auschwitz Mrs. Margot Zarny, who was hidden in a convent and Mrs. Lyuba Abramovitch, a partisan. Names, Not Numbers NNN is a copyrighted oral history film proj

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A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY THREE STAR PHOTOGRAPHERS Natan Farber and Tanya Werthenteil were wedded on Sunday at the Crest Hollow Country Club. Mazel tov Remember that article Visit our archive sec

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Honoring Our Martyrs On Yom HaShoah PHOTOS BY IVAN H NORMAN On Sunday, April 7, Congregation Beth Sholom hosted their annual memorial service for Yom HaShoah, in conjunction with many other community

Shoshana Friedman and family Annette BaslawFinger, Ph.D., a survivor, spoke about survivors and their families. Miki Goldsmith and family And the priest shall look on the plague . . . if the hair i

The Institutionalization Of Holocaust Remembrance Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER The term Holocaust, originally from the Greek word holokauston which means sacrifice by fire, refers to the Nazis per


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