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Charity Begins At Home BY YEHUDA MESHIZAHAV ZAKA CHAIRMAN AND FOUNDER FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover there are victims who still need their attention. In a phone interview with the 5TJT,

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ZAKA Continued from Page 6 Lying on the road was a toddler in a stroller who had been run over by the terrorist, with a very serious wound to the leg. As Haim Weingarten said in a radio interview on t

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 ment. It is unconscionable and unforgivable. No, we do not forgive Sadat, Arafat, Abbas, Haniya, or any Arab leader for killing Jews, in or out of the IDF. And no

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Triage And The Treatment Of Terrorists Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN It was the stuff of headlines. The ZAKA voluntary emergency service organization announced last Thursday that it would not

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Halachic Musings Continued from Page 12 is MeshiZahav right from a halachic perspective, or is the IMA correct As in all matters of halachah, the underlying issues need to be properly explored, and we

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover We attended the funerals of some of their parents and grandparents. The decor was splendid, with the finest china displayed on a beautiful gold table

In less than 24 hours from when this article is pub increase to the same politician whose efforts paved the way to pave that pot vide a positive experience if we look hard enough. Congratulations t

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover have uplifted and perhaps even redefined the way in which we daven. Reb Shlomo has not been in our midst for over 21 years now, though he is more a part of our d

Abe Kugielsky with Carlebach guitar Jonathan Greensteins involvement with Carlebach memorabilia is like that of a man on a lifelong mission. He says, It is not often that two of an individuals worlds

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 19 Perhaps one needs to be a collector to appreciate what it means to own a piece of Shlomo. We have seen great Torah scholars and tzaddikim who have led and moved Jewi

well. This is mentioned in Shulchan Aruch CM 4261 and in the Rambam. Collectively, if we adopt such a policy in having armed people in every beis midrash in Eretz Yisrael, we can ensure that we do not

CLINTON ENDORSEMENT Continued from Front Cover world to endorse someone so wedded to leftwing ideology and enemies of Israel, and to then promote her as a staunch friend of Israel against overwhelming

Clinton who attacked the numerous women her husband assaulted in inappropriate ways Is this the same forgiving Hillary Clinton who boasted with pride at her presidential debates that she was honored t

YEAR IN REVIEW Continued from Front Cover On January 21, Hamza Mahmoud Hasan Matrouk began a series of stabbings in Israel by stabbing 12 people on a crowded bus. On May 3, a massacre was averted by a

Israeli AG Rebuts Torture Allegation BY IDO BENPORAT Deputy Attorney General Raz Nizri, who paid a visit to the Jewish suspects being held over the deadly Duma arson attack, has forcefully rejected th

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ A person wakes up in the morning, makes himself a cup of coffee. He puts the bitter coffee in a mug, adds to it the sweet sugar, pours in the boiling water, and ad

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insights on THE TORAH Shmos Who Am I From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN I shall be as I shall be. Shmos 314 This week the Prince of Egypt makes a dramatic return to the screens and stages o

News From The Hills Continued from Page 26 cessful and popular Lhavin Ulehaskil program, they work extensively on shorashim and parts of speech. They also look intensely into the deeper meaning of the

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Simcha Stress BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Im pretty sure that by the time my wife and I finish making the bas mitzvah party for our daughter Adina, everyone in the family is going to be upset at us. When y

So I came up with an idea Im going to cater. Im going to be in the back, putting food on plates, and the waitresses are going to take everyones order, and no one has to get up. Theres no kitchen, but

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 33 perseverance they might have escaped. Then I recalled that one time I had gotten a finger stuck on one of those boards and it was only with a mighty effort t

At least Ill be able to stop worrying by the time we get to March by then its the tail end of winter, and we know that things will start to warm up eventually. But once we get into March and stop worr

Waiting In Line BY RABBI ZEV MEIR FRIEDMAN We decided to go, and the wait began. We called the travel agent and were put on hold. Finally, after some delay, we were able to confirm our tickets for a t

insights on THE TORAH Reunited In Faith BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE We see in this weeks parashah that Amram takes Yocheved as a wife for a second time, at the insistence of his daughter Miriam

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Installment Payment There are just too many expenses this month, Mr. Isaacs said with a sigh. He asked his neighbor, Mr.

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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

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Miriam, Sheila, and I have been best friends for quite a while. A couple of months ago, Miriam and Sheila had a misunderstanding and stopped talking to each o

took advantage of her weakened position. Certainly Miriam felt insulted and now no longer feels safe being your friend. You say you wanted to help repair their friendship, but you inserted yourself wh

A Major Improvement In Hachnassas Kallah Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM The beautiful mitzvah of hachnassas kallah enabling the marriage of a bride is

Good Times At MTA Worldwide Siyum In Memory Of Ezra Schwartz By Yisrael Danesh On November 18, Ezra Schwartz, Hyd, was brutally murdered by terrorists in Eretz Yisrael, where he was spending the year,

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Hebrew Homophones BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Usual time for Rosh Hash. 5. Herzog option 9. Kohanim remove them, at times 14. Grad 15. Touch device 16. The most po

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MTA Continued from Page 45 and Phillip Kazlow. The third prize, a 1,000 Apple gift certificate, went to MTA parents Debby and Chaim Putterman. Congrats also to top raffleticket sellers Yair Gross 16,

MTA Continued from Page 49 the trip was a huge success and students of the club are looking forward to their next educational and recreational adventure. Special thanks to the Brooklyn Nets and New Yo

Just Ducky At Pelleh Poultry BY SANDY ELLER When we hear the phrase for the birds, most of us think of something that is of little value. But for Eliezer Franklin, CEO of Pelleh Poultry in Swan Lake,

PELLEH POULTRY Continued from Page 51 ducky than what is currently available, which tastes more like chicken and is less fatty. Most chefs buy duck because they actually want to use the fat. For five

The Silver Platter Simple To Spectacular jarred and sold, and with its high smoke point, duck fat is ideal for highheat cooking and adds a mild yet indulgent flavor. A 2013 Huffington Post article inc

SILVER PLATTER Continued from Page 53 strates her creativity and artistry in its wonderful presentation, truly earning the description Simple to Spectacular. The cookbook features over 160 wholesome,

Balsamicbraised brisket 3 bay leaves cup balsamic vinegar cup dry red wine, or water the brisket. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or overnight, turning occasionally. 4.

Question People may be shocked to hear my sad story, but its real and I dont know what to do about it. My nevermarried 34yearold daughter is dating a guy who is 15 years older than her. But thats not

come out. And then you will likely end up pushing both your daughter and this man possible future soninlaw out of your life permanently. Another reason you need to withdraw from your desire for this g

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Down In The Dumps Dumpster diving is the practice of sifting through commercial or residential trash to find items that have been discarded by their owners b

ras use of the past tense. He found it, procured witnesses, gave itthen it is valid. If the Gemara meant to say that the urban forager can use the get even lchatchilah, the Gemara should have said, If

Trending Or Ending My Journey BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN Ive been wondering whether some of the new in things these days will just be passing fads, or if theyll stand the test of time. For meditation and c

songs where the words are totally indecipherable. Certain movies, books, and actors will always be remembered and enjoyed for a good long while. Others are entirely forgettable. Gone with the Wind Cla

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Tidbits From Israel Continued from Page 61 selfdefense, the Netanyahu security cabinet unanimously approved a series of decisions to assist in the fight against acts of terror. The cabinet decided, am

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Can the Thunder keep winning with defense and fight Come to the games, but for now, Happy New Year, good night Capping Off 2015 The Heschel Heat finished the 2015 year undefeated at 150 100 in league

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 65 home court, the players of both teams got together at center court to take a group picture. The full rosters of both teams were introduced over the Barclays Center

reflect on the experience of playing in one of the premier basketball venues in the country. This was so much fun commented both Sarah Horowitz and Victoria Gindi, a sentiment echoed by every player o

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 and the amens resonated throughout the room. The kahal was welcomed by Rabbi Dovid Kupchik, menahel K8. Breakfast was provided in various locations and the

ters to the event. In her speech, she skillfully applied Rabbi Jonathan Sackss work on women leaders in Tanach to leadership and women in our time. Representing the freshman grade, Elisheva Ismach, da

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 Madraigos wishes to sincerely thank the other generous tournament sponsors including top sponsors The Federal Savings Bank, Dependable Abstract, Saxony Tit

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 70 on Sunday, December 27, as the three secondgrade classes each had a turn to host their guests for a cantata that included songs about Sefer Bereishit, Birc

YDT Dinner A Further Look At The Honorees Mr. Alon and Mrs. Chanie Goldberger, Parents of the Year. Alon and Chanie Goldberger, the proud parents of five children, including Meir, a sixthgrade talmid

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YDT Continued from Page 78 child in her charge and will not rest until his needsacademic, social, and emotionalare addressed. She trans mits not only fundamental skills and knowledge but a perceptibl

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YDT Continued from Page 80 decade as a devoted instructor in the yeshivas renowned Weiss Vocational Center, where he imparted his knowledge and considerable talents to a new generation of talmidim. Th

A Great Night For Israel The One Israel Funds longawaited and highly anticipated Play 4 Israel game night was a great event. Supporters of Israel from the Five Towns and surrounding areas came to the

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz to 40 of our water supply, is once again below the Red Line and in an unhealthy zone. So we definitely need northern rains. Thankfully, we have developed tremendou

Political Roundup Zeldin Visits Iraq, Issues Statement On Recapture Of Ramadi Congressman Lee Zeldin R, NY 1, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee who just returned from a congressional del

Together As One Political Roundup Continued from Page 85 accomplishment. There is a direct connection to the recently negotiated Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA between the P51. The leverage

statement that the kind of incitement to violence perpetrated by the PLO and its leaders will not be tolerated State Department dismisses Cruz demand to close PLO office, The Hill, December 22, 2015.

The Gates Of Holiness People Of The Book Classic Works Of The Jewish Tradition BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON The demographic upheaval occasioned by the Spanish Expulsion of 1492 and the mass baptisms forced u

I Lost Someone Special A Conversation With Bracha Goetz BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Bracha Goetz is no ordinary author. The author of 29 books, she is dedicated to helping every child shine. Her latest

Community News From Around The World Avreichim In Pinsk Spend Vacation Taking Dirshu Tests By Chaim Gold One of the greatest manifestations of the ideal of netzach Yisrael lo yeshakerthe eternal natur

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