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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover they would return to the negotiating table was, sadly, the best of the bad choices Israel was forced to take action upon. How and why do Israeli governments

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 8 acknowledgment on Israels part that the murders committed by these savages was somehow warranted by the prolonged occupation and oppression committed by Israel ag

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 11 order to move the socalled peace process forward. The choices were freezing settlement construction, agreeing that the 1967 borders would be the basis for negoti

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover other driver has apparently lost control of. But there is traffic and there is no place to go without running the risk of hitting another car. So boom, my car ge

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 12 70 percent of the settlement population resides. Of course, there is a great deal more to do. That includes the idea that Jews should be able to live and build w

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 16 asked him whether his reaction would have been the same if the other occupants of the car that hit me would tell him that a spaceship was trying to land on the South

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RIOT Continued from Front Cover for which I know that I am suited only in an ex post facto capacity. Im a writer, not a photographer. I fired up my laptop on the diningroom table and immediately saw o

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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 38 85 32 43 63 78 50 82 62 56 37 52 59 66 48 23 70 46 69 54 44 68 74 58 68 All in the Angle R Avi Shafran Back To School Book Review Rabbi Baruch Fogel Busine

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RIOT Continued from Page 20 chareidim, the fireworks started. Confrontations between chareidim and the police quickly became ugly, and when I arrived some time later, a line of cops stretched across t

of chareidim had hidden behind a car to escape the water jet, one of the men holding up a white plastic chair as a shield. Later on, one of the demonstrators threw the chair at the police, and I set o

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover of admissions for Touro College, I again traveled the country, trying out my persona on the public stage. Later, as a synagogue rabbi, I had the oppo

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover ish mothers and nonJewish fathers. In the past few decades as well, the baal teshuvah movement has created an inspiring influx of Jews returning to their To

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 29 position as a rabbinic stringency rather than a Torah law. There are also two other pertinent questions in regard to such a marriage. May a rabbi be mesader kid

Yearning For Eretz Yisrael BY SHIA GETTER I have just returned to Yerushalayim from a whirlwind trip to New York, Los Angeles, and London, where I consulted for clients and attended realestate meeting

The Wonderful World Of HASC By Chaya Shandel Mandel, MS, SAS, SDA, and Shoshana Rybak, Psy.D., NCSP In 1963, disabled children with multiple handicaps or mental retardation had few school options avai

having learned in the Telzer Kollel for more than 14 years. Yeshivas Doresh is for highschool and posthighschool boys, ages 13 and up, who have challenges with kriyah reading, havanah comprehension, o

BACK TO SCHOOL Continued from Page 33 Besides the regular generalstudies program, all of the bachurim are offered training in construction, finance, computers, photography, first aid, swimming, selfde


BACK TO SCHOOL Continued from Page 34 Rav Shteinman addressed the significant transition inherent in entering yeshiva gedolah. Every bachur must understand that before each new stage in his life he fa

how to deal with feelings of inadequacy and how to strengthen themselves. Another very important issue addressed by Rav Weisblum was sleeping in the dormitory. While in most yeshiva ketanos in Eretz Y

YEAR IN ISRAEL Continued from Page 37 take personal ownership of our own growth, the sooner we reap the rewarding results of our investments. Set up a consistent schedule and routine. This sounds simp




ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 38 I am not as bothered, because I simply have not been around the last few days. Opening the yeshiva for the first time next week has kept me quite busy and will

HaRotzeh BTeshuvah A Review BY RABBI BARUCH FOGEL A book on teshuvah what can possibly be new about that Been there and done that Every year we honestly try to better ourselves and do teshuvah in anti

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My husband and I have been married for 18 years. We basically get along very well, and after reading most of your columns, I feel we have one of the better ma

ters, the hope is that the husband and wife are in sync and grow together. When that happens, the marriage becomes much stronger. In your case, though its clear that you and Ben respect and love each

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 47 enjoy. Museums, walks on the beach, hiking These must be activities that you can both feel comfortable with and that will bring you back together in a fun and fulfilling

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Thanks For Sharing BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER With Rosh Hashanah just around the corner arguably, Rosh Hashanah is always just around the corner, what better middah to work on than sharing Wait. Why do I

There are two classic examples that people talk about in regard to sharing time 1. Eating supper as a family, by which we mean serving your kids supper, remembering that no one brought out drinks, mak

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Natures Bounty Ive found that the best way to keep yourself on track is to plan ahead. If you have a variety of fresh produce in your kitchen ready to saut, grill, roast,

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Feeling The Image Photo Album Design, Part 3 Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO Artists must work by feel. Many photographers refer to themselves as artists yet only a few work by feel, while most work by ha

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constant contact with, via email and Skype. That said, in order to accurately analyze the situation, you need to take a few steps back to focus on this relationship from an objective angle. When peopl

My advice is that you need to sit down with your parents and calmly describe this guy to them and how the two of you met. Hopefully, you have information about his family, yeshiva, and other schooling

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman to get with the program, but now I know not to expect answers. I continue to ask the questions in order to fill up space on the paper. And, speaking of pape

Stationery like that would be a big seller among those grandmothers who take their letterwriting obligation seriously. Unfortunately, until someone comes up with such stationery, we will have to make

BURNED IN LOVE Continued from Page 59 than meets the eye. Rav Yaakov Kamenetzky explains these approaches with the following idea. It is possible that a woman can burn a pot of soup, but if there is l

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow He would not be halachically permitted to utilize the light, since it was the result of forbidden labor performed for his sake. If, however, there was alread

and one is certainly advised to seek halachic guidance. When I attended yeshiva in Eretz Yisrael, all the Ashkenazim in my yeshiva observed two days of yom tov. The Sephardim, on the other hand, follo

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 63 What if the worker has no other job options, such as here asked Mr. Stone. In this case, the employer caused no real loss. According to this approach, the emplo

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insights on THE TORAH Ki Seitzei Cowards Of The World, Unite From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Who is the man who is fearful and fainthearted Devarim 208 What makes a reallife hero Are most no

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Dont Look For Shortcuts The first time I saw the movie The Money Pit, with Tom Hanks and Shelley Long, I laughed so hard my sides hurt. For anyone w

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ A homeowner called my office earlier this week asking my advice about adding a full bathroom to her walkin basement. Would it increase the value of her house I am

Minyan A Chesed Innovation Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM With great joy, the news of the establishment of an original and particularly needed chesed o


On Golden Grains Of Sand A Look At The Vibrant Past Of Jamaicas Jewish Community And The Great Challenge It Faces BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER It is evident at the outset that Ainsley Henriques is not th

In Covert Operation, Jewish Agency Brings 17 Yemenite Jews To Israel In response to heightened security concerns in Yemen, the Jewish Agency brought 17 Yemenite Jews to Israel on Wednesday. The group

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY IVAN H NORMAN Machberes Continued from Page 70 their own lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. According to the respected Pew Research Center, in spite of increasing a


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Community News From Around The World Running With Team JOL By Rabbi Pesach Sommer, Director of Team Just One Life Women and families in Israel were helped. Lives were changed. Friends were made. Peopl

TAUs worldrenown researchers. Truly, this trip is a nottobemissed opportunity to experience the innovation nation as few visitors have seen it. Participants will explore the City of David excavationon

Community News Continued from Page 83 assist a child with spina bifida, or a severe case of a child needing feeding equipment. The parents of these special children want to help as much as they can, b

Little Is Much BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN I must confess that Im a hardened skeptic when it comes to most inspirational stories. Unless something has been attested to by unimpeachable witnesses or otherwise

The Documentary Hype BY RABBI ERIC KOTKIN If you had told me that 13 years after graduating from college Id even be addressing the issue of documentary hypothesis, Id tell you its not possible. From e

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Dress Frum, Not Frumpy BY MEIRA SCHNEIDERATIK For those women who think they cant afford new clothes, let alone the really good stuff, believe me when I tell you that I know what thats like. Between t

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