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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Unlike the situation in Israel of a few weeks ago, when most of central Israel was paralyzed by snow, here we kind of take these snowfalls in stride. Yes, snow c

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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 42 50 48 78 37 60 72 45 32 36 40 35 54 43 26 11 46 22 55 52 41 38 33 63 56 All in the Angle R Avi Shafran Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clev

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 6 for the boiler to break down and for the building to be without heat. I dont know if that happens today I dont think it does. It may have been because our yeshiva did

LUACH January 10January 18 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 9 Shevat Erev Shabbos Friday, January 10 Daf yomi Yoma 63 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle L

DR. HAYM SOLOVEITCHIK Continued from Page 11 which best fits in, best harmonizes with, all the parallel ones. YH What about Rashi Where did he stand in this divide between the Geonim and Rabbeinu Tam

book, to study the interplay of accommodation and resistance. YH You studied under Jacob Katz Dr. Katz was a worldclass historian at Hebrew University and an awardee of the Israel Prize, who pioneered

TEMPTING FATE Continued from Front Cover terrorists had taken positions on the hills surrounding the Jewish neighborhoods and were shooting at us like ducks in a pond. Great for target practice, but n

DR. HAYM SOLOVEITCHIK Continued from Page 13 does on the lashon meshuneh masechtos, such as Nedarim, Nazir, Temurah, and the like, Targum Onkelos, which has a lashon meshuneh strata, and some midreshe

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover It was already Shabbos when the body of the deceased Mr. Stark was discovered by the police and fire departments in a dumpster in Great Neck on Long Island.

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R Hanoch Teller Speaks At Agudah PHOTO BY IVAN H. NORMAN FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 16 sons. It was unexpectedly rapid police work. Others from the community were involved in the overnight F

TWO STATES Continued from Front Cover to the continued hateful rants of Palestinian negotiators. When Jewish history in the Land of Israel is continuously denied, when the concept of a Jewish state is

TWO STATES Continued from Page 19 After World War II, Poland and Soviet Ukraine conducted population exchanges, with approximately 2,000,000 Poles deported to Poland from Ukraine and approximately 200

was a precondition to peaceful coexistence between the two peoples. Recognizing potential solutions in this regard, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has touted his own plan for peaceful coex

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Growing up in Chicago, we were used to belowzero temperatures and lots of snow that didnt melt until spring. Lets say that Ive gotten spoiled by New York winters c

Judys Nursery Visited by Hatzalah. Queens Hatzalah gave a presentation this week for the entire Judys Nursery program, teaching the importance of many safety issues. After the presentation, each child

News From The Hills Continued from Page 23 day, January 14, at 800 p.m. The event will be held in the auditorium of the Yeshiva of Central Queens. Entitled Parenting Perplexities Your Questions Answer

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letters to THE EDITOR You Dont Know How Lucky We Are Dear Editor, This communitys tzedakah and generosity are legendary, but you dont have a real sense of what it means until you are its recipient. Ou

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Ability Plus Courage Equals Fun Skiing down the slopes with the wind on your face and the glare of the sun reflecting off the snow is the ultimate winter sport, but only for healthy ablebodied childre

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Kids Of Courage Continued from Page 28 ready to tackle what most would consider an impossibility. Ventilators, oxygen tanks, lack of limbs, and fear are conquered by determination. Whether it is a cam

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and eat it too. For most people, especially women, your story will evoke anger. Countless women have lost their youth on men who gave them false hope. I am not talking about men who promise to marry t

You say that you have felt the connection with other women you dated. But did they feel the same way about you Or do you typically allow yourself to feel something for women with whom you know that a

Tidbits From Israel Continued from Page 33 bol of antiestablishment sentiment, the inability of Europes leaders and public opinion makers or even bloggers to acknowledge the risk associated with the q

insights on THE TORAH Beshalach Tradition From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN This is my Gd and I will glorify Him, the Gd of my fathers and I will exalt Him. Shmos 152 How important is traditio

Therapy For All BY DONI JOSZEF I think everyone could use therapy is the type of thing youll hear spewed by lots of folksnot least, psychotherapists themselves. I dont particularly agree with this bla

Fragrant Criminal Activity BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Being a criminal is hard. You think its easy, taking what other people worked for, but its not. And every time you mess up, it makes the news, and eve

Fragrant Criminal Activity Continued from Page 37 man shouldnt be any worse. But apparently, since they did that, Manchester police claimed that crime had gone down by 75. Well, until it was stolen. Y

information, got the number, and made the call. And thats when it all fell apart for me Twice I was put on hold. Two more calls to the same number and I was supposedly transferred to the correct depar

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Healthy Yogurt Combos A new year signifies a new beginning, and for a lot of people that means starting your diet off on a new foot. Choosing healthy options like fresh fr

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen My Very Own Snowman So the first week of 2014 brought with it our first snowstorm of the yearand I hope the last one of the year. You never know wit

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz A Lakely Story Baruch Hashem, the Kineret Lake is at a nice level and the rains have begun. Those who are tired of this part of the story can skip to the part abou

What Do You Sell The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER Even in this technological age, there are many questions that can be answered only the oldfashioned way by talking to real human beings. So my

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Double Trouble An acquaintance remarked that this year in Judaism is the year of the cow. I did not have the faintest idea of what he was talking about until

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im having a problem with my wife and daughter. Bracha and I have three children. The oldest is a girl and then we have two boys. Ive always felt that Bracha w

could have conveyed ugly emotions indeed. There are mothers out there who have serious issues with their daughters. There are some mothers who are in competition with their daughters, as the impending

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Purchasing Agent Yossi is getting married next week, Moshe said to Yehuda. He mentioned that if a few friends wanted to

ing you for performing the job of a custodian by granting you permission to use it Shach 7230 Machaneh Ephraim, Shomrim 28. Even though permission is given after the custodian took possession of it,

Storied Lives BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN I used to have a chavrusah with whom I learned Torah annually. Yes, annually. Usually for about an hour or two. In a different city each year. The text we studied wa

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5TJT Puzzle BadLuck Teams BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Mean Hall of Famer 5. Dystopian area 9. Ranges 14. Pitch 15. Baltimore show, with The 16. Sleep disorder 17. Juice berry 18. Horned Egyptian goddess 1

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Generic Jews 1 14 17 20 23 C R O C H E R O A S A H T W I F R 34 35 21 2 3 4 5 15 18 C R A T E R U B I N 22 6 7 8 9 10 16 19 L E V Y L E I 32 11 12 13

insights on THE TORAH Everyday Thanks BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE This week, we read Parashas Beshalach, and there is a special name given to this Shabbos, Shabbos Shirah. The parashah describe

A Better Photographer Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO A better photographer Verizons fullpage magazine ads touting the iPhone 5S lead off with A better photographer built in, and continue, Instead of teac

DRS Alumni Shabbaton The Year In Israel BY MAX FRUCHTER All right, now if everyone can just squeeze together a little more, then . . . Perfect. Beautiful. And, 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . beautiful. And o

leged to hear my friends offer thoughts ranging from ideas on the parashah to special moments experienced on trips to Poland. Following an extraordinary Fridaynight meal was a shiur given by our own R

Dirshus 68th Daf HaYomi BHalacha Test BY CHAIM GOLD Dirshus 68th daf hayomi bhalacha test was taken Friday, 24 Teves December 27, marking the completion of chelek hei, the fifth volume of the Mishnah

weeks parashah, it says, hachodesh hazeh lachem this month will be for you. The Sefas Emes explains that the word lachem, for you, connotes that every person has the ability for renewal within himself

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Five Towns Womens Health And Halacha Day, February 9 The Committee for the Yoetzet of the Five Towns is excited to present the Five Towns Womens Health and Halacha Day. Local phy

ting of the regular tefillah, the frame of mind is changed as well. The whole school davened Minchah together on a daily basis and, during the course of the week, heard tefillahrelated divrei Torah fr

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 61 Built by Rasscoone of the leading construction companies in Israel, with over 70 years of experiencethe project offers every amenity and convenience. The a

in Woodmere and mashpia spiritual mentor of Yeshiva University, who spoke on the topic of Living With Emunah. Rabbi Weinberger spoke about believing in oneself and knowing who you are, and students an

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 said sophomore Josh Kantrowitz, who attended the program with his father. I felt that Rabbi Weinbergers speech was very interesting and inspiring. Father

Party For A Purpose By Michele Justic On December 31, close to 400 people came out to Beth Sholom to raise funds and some fun for Deborah Schochet, a 39yearold Woodmere resident battling ALS. Though t

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 The event concluded successfully, but of course Deborah and her family still face many challenges. To donate, please visit campaign3660

dren the opportunity to thrive in a wholesome Torah atmosphere. Summer camps, national outreach and alumni programs, Shabbatonim, separate educational programming for married men and women, and a voca


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 Four years have passed. Chaim continued to progress and today is a selfpossessed budding yeshiva boy, who recently graduated from Chesed LAvrahams elementa

Community News From Around The World Grand Shmittah Congress With Gedolei Yisrael Gedolei Yisrael will grace the podium at Ayelet Hashachars very important Shmittah Congress at 900 p.m. this coming mo

ileged Israeli teens feel loved, accomplished, and comfortable enough to open up to new people and experiences, which gives our YU students an opportunity to hone their leadership skills while taking

The Makkos Come To Life In The TAG Kindergarten BY ARIELLE SPERN The Torah Academy for Girls kindergarten girls had a chance to learn about the makkos in a fun, handson way. The hallway was decorated

Community News Continued from Page 73 Hillel and Amalia Weinberg from Flushing Joshua Botwinick from the Bronx Elan Teichman from Suffern Jonathan Ismaili and Daniel Namdar from Great Neck David Berge

Community News Continued from Page 75 and was fortunate to escape the atrocities of the Holocaust. He served in the United States army during the Korean War and spent most of his career at CocaCola. A

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Community News Continued from Page 76 school administrators, faculty, and people off the street as the boys visited local stores and restaurants up and down the Elmora section of Elizabeth working to

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Community News Continued from Page 84 opposition to the boycott advocated by your organization of Israeli academics and academic institutions . . . We urge your organization to overturn this boycot

Documentary Highlights Hitlers War On Jewish Spirituality BY ELISHEVA SCHLAM Strike on Heaven, the seventh in a series of Holocaust documentaries, powerfully showcases the tenacity of the Jewish peopl

Hitlers War Continued from Page 87 Shmuel Yaakov Klein, director of publications and communications of Torah Umesorah, who also serves as the director of Zechor Yemos Olam. He set up the premise of th

When Chemistry Meets Biology BY RACHEL STERN SIEGMAN Every year, students from across North America choose to travel to Israel to study medicine at the Technion American Medical School TeAMS in Haifa,

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