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See Pages 35 See Page 99 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 65 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 17 NO. 28 2 IYAR 5777 APRIL 28, 2017 Jerusalem A Hal

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TEACH NYS Continued from Front Cover Union, are starting to chip away at the problem. Teach NYS started four years ago with the goal of fighting for fair funding for nonpublic schools. The inequity in

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TEACH NYS Continued from Page 6 cation of all childrenincluding nonpublicschool students in Jewish day schools and yeshivas. This years budget is a groundbreaking achievement for the New York Jewish c

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SDEROT Continued from Page 12 their families in Sderot, pumping new life and opportunity into the hardhit town where 25 of its residents had previously considered leaving. As the community has grown,

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SDEROT Continued from Page 14 Tyler, attended Hesder Yeshivat Hakotel and served in the IDF as a lone soldier, which inspired Abes multiple trips to Israel. Hallie completed her year at Midreshet Haro

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SDEROT Continued from Page 16 studying in Kerem BYavneh in Ashdod, and this year he chose to attend the Hesder Yeshiva in Sderot. Mr. Shama fully supports all of his sons endeavors, especially his des

uania, until the Germans invaded, murdering almost everyone after Rosh Hashanah 1941. Saved by her Polish nanny, she rejoined her family, who had managed to escape, surviving by hiding in many places,

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Who she is and what she and her family have endured makes one shudder and tremble. Her calmness and the matteroffact way she handles herself in the face of adver

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 20 Time and again there are stabbings, shootings, or car ramming attacks that are directed most often though not exclusively at soldiers. But every now and then there i

LEADERSHIP Continued from Front Cover by the late Lubavitcher Rebbe on that day in 1991 is cured. On Thursday evening, as the 27th of Nissan gave way to the 28th with the conclusion of Maariv, the Reb

LEADERSHIP Continued from Page 23 sion of the depth of his care and concern of the Jewish people. But in light of his statement, I have done everything I could to bring Mashiach, we see the unbelievab

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover turns from the month of Nissan to Iyar, we are challenged with the opportunity to once again rise to the occasion and synthesize the solemnity of remembrance

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 25 have proven absurd is in and of itself cause to celebrate. After all, lets take a step back and take a cleansing deep breathits been 50 years, no one is dividing

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We are in the weeks of Sefirah, counting the days until Shavuos. I asked a question over Shabbos. Why is it that in all our tefillos, we make the reference of zecher lyetzias Mitzrayim but never zeche

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 29 Upcoming Events TwoPart Lecture Series in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of Yom Yerushalayim. Utopia Jewish Center and the Young Israel Of Hillcrest proudly

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Get Out BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Pesach is over, and its time to start getting your kids back out to school. Or they can get themselves out. They should know how by now theyve been going to school all y

Get Out Continued from Page 33 I actually brought him lunch one time when he had throat issues because I wanted him to have something hot to drink, and I got there during lunch and ran into no ones pa

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Shopping The Internet The Internet has had a great impact on life as we know it, in so many ways. Today, working without using the Internet in some

Shabbos Activities Advice From YidParenting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q. Shabbos has become difficult over the past few years. My older boys ages 12, 9, and 7insist on playing games that I never did as a c

1. Dont be the bad guy. Instead of arguing with your kids about whats appropriate, tell them to ask the rav themselves. Incidentally, this wont work if you dont have, or listen to, your own rav. 2. If

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 37 out the former Soviet Union are embracing the covenant knowing full well that it would have been far easier at eight days old. And though we now hear voices f

Thank Gd I had a heart attack. I got my bypass It was no joke. It would be naive to suggest that it always works out this way. Life isnt so simple, I am not that simplistic, and sometimes it takes muc

Dear Esther, My newly married daughter, Rena, and her husband were with us for Pesach. It was not a pleasant yom tov for any of us. Rena was not her usual, happy self, but rather kind of grumpy. It wa

if you step back from the situation for a minute, you, too, should be able to come up with many reasonable explanations for her mood. Try to expand your way of thinking. Marriage isnt the only excuse

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 39 2046 Pischei Choshen, Kinyanim 12. Furthermore, concluded Rabbi Dayan, even had the store committed to deliver the pizza from the beginning, if the delivery was

Question I am a mature female in a major dilemma. Im in a relationship with a much older not rich man. People are trying to talk me out of marrying him by saying that I will outlive him by many years,

how much of an investigation you will conduct, I doubt that you will ever get the full story. The best you can hope for in this case is that he is older and wiser, and that his maturity will influence

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Czars vs. Stars When most people hear the word czar, they associate it with former Russian rulers. But the very first czar was in Bulgaria. The Peoples Repu

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Yom HaZikaron A Time To Ensure That Our Lone Soldiers Are Not Alone B Y E R I C P O L L A K , P S Y. D . Zevi is a 21yearold Orthodox man who recently returned home from serving 14 months in the Israe

tribute to lone soldiers feelings of being misunderstood. Yom HaZikaron is a time for remembering more than 23,000 soldiers who have given their lives to protect Israel and its people. As we reflect o

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Mishkababble BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Edelstein or Kudrow 5. Bond rating 8. Palestinian leader some believe died of AIDS 14. Parashah next to Behar 15. Ezra 16

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Celebrations Tempered Continued from Page 49 destroyed in 2008, when her husband Reuven was killed in the midst of a training exercise as part of his IDF reserve duty. Sara had to face life alone with

Israels Memorial Day The Yeshiva That Pays The Price BY YOSSI BAUMOL When Rabbi Goren suggested that Israels annual Memorial Day be commemorated on the eve of Israel Independence Day, as a precedent h

YESHIVAT MAKOR CHAIM Continued from Page 53 rying eleventhgraders on the way back from spending a Shabbat with Rabbi Singer in Tekoa, yet, miraculously, no one was hurt. We feel that Hashem is looking

Motorcycle Club Takes Wounded IDF Veterans On Tour Of Jerusalem Twenty wounded Israel Defense Forces soldiers and veterans went for a motorcycle tour of Jerusalem last Friday, April 21, thanks to Bele

10,000 Attend Memorial Ceremony At Ghetto Fighters House More than 10,000 people, young and old, survivors and their families, diplomats and senior public figures participated in the official ceremony

German Expresident Joachim Gauck Israeli President Reuven Rivlin we are not responsible for the Holocaust. We are not responsible for the extermination of the Jewish people which occurred within our

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Ghetto Fighters Continued from Page 57 future generations, included lighting the torches and laying a wreath for the Righteous Among the Nations. Since its establishment in 1949, the Ghetto Fighters H

Five Towns CommunityWide Holocaust Commemoration PHOTOS BY IVAN H. NORMAN A Yom HaShoah gathering was held at Congregation Beth Sholom in Lawrence. More than 1,000 people attended. The HALB Choir, und

Arthur Greenwald, Lee Lichtman, Israel Cappel, Ruchi Fenakel, Mayer Glikman, and Sam Solasz. Each one had a spectacular story of survival. And the priest shall look on the plague . . . if the hair i

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ZOA Criticizes Pope For Concentration Camp Reference The Zionist Organization of America has strongly criticized Pope Francis for asserting that European refugee centers set up for people fleeing vari

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Shulamith Students Create Shoah Museum Displays light the lives of individuals who survived the Holocaust. The students are our link in the chain to preserve these living legacie

18, Uri Ash 18, Benyamin Bortz 18, Dovi Schlossberg 17, and Akiva Thalheim 17, worked diligently to ensure that In Living Memory would fit our vision and accomplish its goal of honoring every victim o

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 in unison songs which represented the story being told. These songs included Ani Maamin, Tov Lhodot, and Acheinu. A video was also shown depicting the Jews

Student Rally Calls On Germany To Extradite Nazi Living In Queens April 24, 1943. Jewish residents confined to the Warsaw Ghetto begin an uprising against their Nazi oppressors. Brave Jews, confronti

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 says, Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. She does not say Give us your killers Give us your murderers Your concen

Holocaust Survivor Reunited With Woman Who Hid Her From Nazis Holocaust survivor Miri Amir was reunited with Miroslawa Gruszczynska, the woman whose family hid her from the Nazis in Poland during Worl

of the reasons that Hallels story has special significance to him. Another reason why the story is so significant, especially for middleschool students, is that when Hallel was murdered, she was 13 an

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 tion of the Jews. Her father was sent to a labor camp, and Elly, her mother, and her younger brother were imprisoned in a ghetto and then shipped by cattle

Gushing with love for Gesher institution of choice for children of families prominently associated with other known institutions of education and chinuch. Aroni and Chani Parnes are the proud grandp

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 Two Sephardic cantors chanted Tehillim in lieu of saying the memorial prayer, which is not permitted during the month of Nissan. Also speaking was Rabbi Be

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Dirshu Embarks On Third Machzor Of Kinyan Halacha Program BY CHAIM GOLD There is a thirst for yedias halacha, knowledge of indepth halacha, in Klal Yisrael that defies imagination. Thousands of yungel

HaRav Chaim Wosner at the yahrzeit gathering learning the Tur with the Bais Yosefs commentary prior to learning Shulchan Aruch. In this way, one can discern how the halacha evolved into the final psa

Building Together Community Leaders Break Ground For Kehillas Ahavas Yisrael Kehillas Ahavas Yisrael held the ceremonial groundbreaking of the congregations new shul on Sunday, April 23, joined by mem

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HELP WANTED Computer teacher for elementary school, Sept 2017, email elementaryschooljobsgmail.com The Yeshiva of Central Queens is seeking dynamic, experienced Elementary School General Studies and

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Blood Brothers Jews engage in a variety of activities that to the outside world and even to our own inside world appear a bit confounding, if not strange. From wrapping leather around our arms to burn

Ros All Day, Every Day BY GABRIEL GELLER Spring is in the air. We may have just moved out of the Pesach season, but Shavuos and summer will be here in the blink of an eye. What does this mean for us w

Culinary Magic Master Chef Avram Wiseman Raises The Bar In Kosher Cuisine And Culinary Education BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER If you savor the experience of dining in upscale kosher restaurants, chances

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 88 oxygenjust like the mother does for the baby. The blood flows with just the right amount of pressure as well. If an external pump would have been used, it could

Frum Fit Is It Possible BY MALKY ZIMMERMANKUGEL Frum Jews face some real challenges when it comes to being frum and fit. Heavy meals on Shabbos and yom tov. Aside from the negative health aspect of e

Community News Continued from Page 90 to the observant Jewish community exclusively. It is designed to teach you and your spousepartner how to move away from cycles of conflict, increase emotional res

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Community News Continued from Page 92 headphones, a soundtrack of the play, and lunch for one and all. The excitement only grew as the families entered the New Amsterdam Theater The TDF staff provided

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Community News Continued from Page 94 salem Post for nearly three years, and cowrote, with Natan Sharansky, the bestselling book The Case for Democracy The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Ter

The next three hours were spent lobbying congressmen about the relationships between Israel and America, specifically regarding BDS. The scheduled appointments with the congressmen did not take up all

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 97 to Raymond Brown, who basically told him to just get his book. His books have Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur approvals which are official declarations that the bo

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