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See Pages 35 See Page 26 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 39 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 17 NO. 36 6 TAMMUZ 5777 JUNE 30, 2017 FROM THE EDITOR

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RABBI MEIR Continued from Front Cover The wondrous accomplishments of Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz, of blessed memory, call to mind the great Rebbe Meir of an earlier generation, the Tanna Rebbe Meir, who is

The Mesorah Of Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Perhaps his email address said it all Meir at Mesorah. com. Perhaps more so than any individual in the past 800 years, Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz, z

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Mesorah Continued from Page 7 given seemed more likely to be a 3 a.m. blearyeyed rendering. The twinkle in his eye indicated that he might have agreed. Reb Meir had a kindness and generosity of spiri

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover So this is the question, and the answer apparently differs from family to family. Do parents still send preaddressed postcards with their kids to summer camp The

Be good, eat, learn and play. Love kisses, Daddy We must have been a little older because this letter refers to us as handsome sons, not dolls as in the last letter. Another thingperhaps I gave the

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover of products was not as broad as we have today. When we made aliyah, our selection became even more limited, as most U.S. sites did not then ship to Israel a

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover method that might be even more effective in the long run. And that is holding liable those who finance these operations, wherever they are functioning or hid

ENERGY Continued from Front Cover the best solution The contractor gets paid for his work and you are left holding the expensive bill. Then the bigger systems drive up your monthly energy costs. When

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ENERGY Continued from Page 21 How this political fight will end is beyond me. It is not the first time our political officials have been down this road. At the height of the oil crisis in 1970, Presid

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The Klee Continued from Page 23 photos, while many a gorgeous klee has been created using a wide variety of art media such as ceramic, glass, and wood. Students in several schools and camps have desig

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Siyum On Central The Klee Continued from Page 25 Israeli products you enjoy and use. If you are buying pretzels, for example, purchase BB instead of Bachman Israelimade soap instead of Dove Israeli c

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman And The Beat Goes On Never in my lifetime have I heard of so many investigations. Some people are being investigated for everything and anything. Donald Tru

Distant Sisters Dear Esther, My sister, Ellen, is 12 years older than I am. Because of the large age difference between us, I dont have a lot of childhood memories of spending much time with her. We c

sees you in person, the resentment surfaces and she acts accordingly. Scenario 2 Maybe you look a lot like one of your parents and Ellen possibly had a strained and difficult relationship with that pa

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Summer Safety BY RABBI HESHIE BILLET YOUNG ISRAEL OF WOODMERE Now that the summer is officially upon us, our kids will be scattering all over the world in the coming weeks. I am sharing some points I

Safety Continued from Page 33 of an emotionally wrenching experience in Israel. Hitchhiking in Israel and in Gush Etzion is part of the culture and, one may argue, almost a necessity. We leave that fo

Staying Happy Advice From YidParenting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q. My husband and I have two children, a 4yearold son and 1yearold daughter. It might sound like its a bit early for parenting advice relati

YidParenting Continued from Page 35 Although all three of these statements are factually correct, look at them from a childs perspective. Basically, youre telling your child, Because youre Jewish, all

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Scratch Continued from Page 36 you want to play it safe, I say you should go with all of their suggestions at once Basically, get into a bathtub filled with oatmeal, baking soda, lemon, cloves, junipe

Tzedakah Tzaros Tzedakah organizations, as a general rule, raise funds for their missions, whether it is to help cancer patients, needy families, yeshivos, or hospitals. Often they have hired staff or

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 39 amount given. Bdieved, however, he allows up to a threshold of less than 50. The Knesses HaGedolah in Choshen Mishpat, siman 331, states that the accepted pract

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Celebrating The Fourth BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Daughter of Tom Cruise 5. Words of confidence 9. Great Sali 13. Historical times 14. Asimov wrote many a good on

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Question Im currently dating a guy, and there is lots of love between us. However, I am a single mother and unfortunately the guy does not like my children. I dont know what to do. Should I leave him

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 44 Naturally, this creates a vicious cycle where more hostility develops on both sides. Eventually, it comes to the point where the parent has to make a major decision

However, the question may be asked The categories of testimonies, laws, and decrees are divisions that the Torah itself sanctions the Torah itself states that there are certain commandments that are n

insights on THE TORAH Chukkas Where Theres A Will Theres A Why From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Why do certain people find satisfaction in Judaism while others are bored stiff Why is faith ex

Unusual Commencement Celebrates Women Who Get It Done There were no caps and gowns, and Pomp and Circumstance could not be heard in the background. What was palpable at this commencement of the Chesed

CHESED LEADERS Continued from Page 49 tiative, says, As Jews we must always be thankful. When you translate the Hebrew word Lhodot, it has a dual meaningto thank and also to admit. When we thank someo

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Storyline Delayed Flight Mr. Stein was leading a group of students to Eretz Yisrael for the summer. The group had booked

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 51 the lost job in addition to what he owes for breaking the keyboard A. When a person commits assault, he is potentially liable for five different payments 1 N

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Message Received Rabbi Shlomo Kluger, ztl, was the chief dayan in Brody, Galicia. One Shabbos, someone rode into town with an urgent message for the first Be

yan, we should inform the other parties that they should have in mind not to actually acquire the items. If someone picks up an ownerless object and has specific intent not to acquire the item, he doe

Dirshu Continued from Page 55 able to systematically learn hilchos Shabbos and over the course of about a year and a half complete the entire chelek gimmel of Mishnah Berurah For one who really wants

that it will be more than three days until Thursdays krias haTorah, the Mishnah Berurah explains that a person should not wait for krias haTorah, but rather he should gather ten men together and make

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen The Considerate Approach We live in a wonderful community encompassing generations of familieswith their children, grandchildren, even greatgrandchi

Ros Wines A Hot American Trend Summer is heating up. What does this mean for us wine drinkers Do wines discriminate between seasons and are there specific wines that are better suited for the warmer s

Kosher.com Royal Wine Team Up For EasyBreezy Summer Menus Summertime brings so many festivities graduations, weddings, Independence Day. Every day is a celebration when thoughts turn to outdoor adven

berries and blackberries as well as notes of coffee. Finally, Royal Wine reminds you that some reds, including anything appropriate mentioned above, as well as Or Haganuz Amuka Gewrztraminer or Red b

Congregation Toras Emes Of Staten Island Celebrates 40th Anniversary Congregation Toras Emes of Staten Island celebrated its 40th anniversary on June 11, 2017, at a dinner gala honoring its founding m

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Community News Continued from Page 62 To cap off the night, Congregation Toras Emes announced the election of its new presidentLana Schwartzman. Lana brings with her a desire to cement and expand Cong

Community News Continued from Page 65 berg, director and cofounder of Shutaf Inclusion Programs and artistic director and cofounder of Theater in the Rough in the field of community and nonprofit Rabb

Misameach on the seas Families enjoyed the view out on the decks, taking in the sights of the Statue of Liberty, South Street Seaport and the helipad, and the imposing Manhattan skyline. They were jo

Graduation Ceremonies at YOSS 1 2 Community News Continued from Page 67 owitz, M. Schnitzler, and Chili Posen accompanied by the Eli Lax Band. The event was emceed by the talented TURX, and the crowd

Colel Chabad bat mitzvah program to rely on the traditional family support to celebrate, we make every effort to give them a chance to enjoy and relax in ways that many might take for granted. summe

Community News Continued from Page 69 So Rabbi Jungreis did not enjoy a few days of vacation before beginning his exhausting summer schedule overseeing operations at the Woodbourne Shul. The bemused r

Summertime And The Eating Is Good B Y 5 TJ T S TA F F A great night of food and drink at the Greenpoint Warehouse at the edge of Brooklyn was held this past Monday and attended by about 1,000 people.

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The kids are off to camp or are starting day camp, and we are approaching July Fourth weekend. Summer is officially here This Thursday night, Akiva and I hope to attend the Celebrate Jerusalem event a

A Special Visit From Yanky Ostreicher Dov Hikinds office was the scene of an emotional reunion on Monday, June 26, when Jacob Yanky Ostreicher visited the assemblyman and his senior staff. Dov and Ya

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President Rivlin To Orthodox Soldiers You Protect Us, We Will Safeguard You As acts of violence against ultraOrthodox soldiers proliferate, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin toured the Binyamin Regional

letters to THE EDITOR Flying High At Low Cost Dear Editor, There are cheap flights to Israel from Washington, Boston, Montreal, and Toronto. In September, people will be able to book flights to Israel

classmates always find a good book to crawl into YearEnd Activities. It seems like just yesterday when Shulamith greeted its returning students on the first day of school, and now its time to send the

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 85 Oneg Shabbat With The Biale Rebbe Of Bnei Brak A large crowd is expected to come to draw spiritual pleasure and delight, to hear the singing at the oneg S

HANC Middle School graduation SKAs AP Bio and AP Chem students played kickball with Mrs. Glatt and Mrs. Tannenbaum spoke about the importance of having a mission and being the best you that you can

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 turer at Yeshiva University as well as an emergencyroom physician at Montefiore Hospital and the father of AP Bio student Shoshana Reichman. He spoke to th

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Hero Among Presidential Award Recipients For Volunteerism On Wednesday, June 28, in an exclusive ceremony at the presidential residence, Lt.Col. Ariel Almog received the Presidential Award for Volunte

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