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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover I will always feel attached to the Times, and though countless friends and associates have told me they have canceled subscriptions, I cannot. And that is no

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 8 ties, who decided to return his Righteous Gentile award to Israel to protest its actions in Gaza. And then there was an extensive expos on organ traffickingespeci

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 12 presidents philosophy was essentially enunciated this wayin the conflicts around the world, there should be no victor and none vanquished. In the conflict curren

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 14 years ago when she saw an ad in Washington Heights about bonemarrow testing for a fouryearold Israeli girl who desperately needed a transplant. The testing was being

SHELDON SILVER Continued from Front Cover fellow delegation members, and me for committing ourselves to demonstrating New Yorks solidarity with Israel. Their outpouring of support reminded us that thi

Thoughts On Our Israel Solidarity Mission BY DEAN G. SKELOS Last week, I was proud to travel to Israel as a member of the unity delegation of New York State government leaders that included Governor A

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover the Roman Empire and then the oppression of the Byzantine Empire. Why is it called the Yerushalmi The Romans forbade Jewish residence in Yerushalayim. Hadri

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 19 We must also recall that the Talmud Bavli was written under the Sassanian Persians, who, by and large, were very supportive of their Jews. Not so the Romans and

ARI LESSER Continued from Front Cover Reconstructionist synagogue. Aris father is a writer and musician, which seems to be the source for Aris own natural musicality. After graduating from the Univers

ARI LESSER Continued from Page 21 and unworthy on his own of salvation this is the implication of the word reish, meaning poor, as well as the letters dalet lamed of LeDovid, which spells dal, also me

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 22 way that is rarely seen as she instilled strength and a feeling of empowerment into the hearts of everyone who received her words. With Gds help, Chazaq hope

As Rain Of Rockets Continues, Calls For Renewed Ground Offensive B Y Z E E V B E N Y E C H I E L The current rain of rocket fire from Gaza continued unabated throughout the afternoon on Wednesday, wi

Operation Protective Edge Is Not Over BY TOVAH LAZAROFF AND HERB KEINON Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday night during a televised address that Operation Protective Edge is not over.

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Question I am a 22yearold premed student. I come from a good family, and people tell me I am pretty, but I am still having a hard time with shidduchim. Shadchanim are telling me that boys are intimida

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 28 There are many successful frum women who are doctors or lawyers, or hold other highpowered positions of employment. And yet these women are still there for their ch

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Confusing Complacency With Resiliency Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Even great leaders can fall prey to the seductive effect of public indifference and perceive the suffering of their own countryme

insights on THE TORAH Reeh Blessings And Curses From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Does it always go right for you if you are religious Does frum equal good fortune See, I give you this day a b

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 33 wearing leather jackets, sunglasses, and chains around their necks, you would no doubt be petrified, right Now what if you were told that these young men had

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Answering The Call Dirshus Bein HaZemanim Program BY CHAIM GOLD Once again Dirshu is stepping into the breach at a time of great difficulty for Klal Yisrael. That is the way Rabbi Shlomo Rozenstein, D

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Satmar Bikur Cholim One Mothers Story BY TANIA HAMMER I was invited to an Australian wedding in Pittsburgh. I felt compelled to go for my friend and fellow Aussie, even though I didnt know anyone in t

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OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Beruchim HaBaim Olim Last week, in the middle of all the ceasing to fire, the Katzes got up before the crack of dawn and headed to the airport to meet an incoming

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Mikveh News Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM In contrast to the reported more than 1,500 mikvehs in Israel, the United States reportedly has a grand tota

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Touro College Continued from Page 37 as the dean of the Miami Beach campus, Dr. Abramson held postdoctoral and visiting appointments at Harvard, Cornell, Oxford, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Touro College Continued from Page 50 I marveled at the fact that she was seeking out the education that we offer, said Dean Goldschmidt. To me its an indication that Touro is doing something of value

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 52 he should have a son who would study in the new yeshiva. Within a year, the donors wife gave birth to a boy. When the child reached bar mitzvah age, his father

Shlomi Bendakowsky enjoying a break during a transition between sectors An Apache Longbow firing a Hellfire missile in support of ground troops of the soldiers who was 40 years old and had been call

Cutting Edge Continued from Page 55 batready in our new area of responsibility by 430 a.m. the following morning. After a long day and night, at 405 a.m., I led the last tank to our position. The rec

Community News Thank You, Camp Kaylie From Around The World An Evening Of Elegance For Singles Ages 2438 Baila Sebrow wellknown shadchanis and author of the 5TJTs weekly Dating Forum will be presentin

In Izzys Words BY NEAL ZUNDELL Im 3 years old and I dont walk or talk, but if I did, I would tell you my story. My birth seemed normal. The nurses said I had a good cry and good grip. I did fail my in

Community News Continued from Page 57 Rabbi Eliyahu Teitz, associate dean of JEC, concurred, adding, Andy joins our senior administrative team at a pivotal point, as we embark on innovative curriculum

Community News Continued from Page 59 individuals thrive by effectively managing their disability, helps them integrate in the community, and enables them to grow in their independence. ers participa

Ohel Childrens Home and Family Services was invited to the Hampton Synagogue for a Shabbos of connection, growth, and friendship. Hindi Klein, PsyD, Ohels director of clinical projects, spoke to the c

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insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Mind Of The Child BY YANKI TAUBER You are children to the Lrd your Gd. Devarim 141 The Zohar refers to Moshe as the raaya meheimna of Israel, a phr

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CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 64 The Body Israel Israel, too, comprises many organs and limbs. There are the great sages of each generation who devote their lives to the assimilation of the D

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Missing Fifty Sasson Vsimcha Day Camp was planning an overnight trip. The director turned to Shaya, one of the counselor

Beis Shlomo, C.M. 74 Tehillah LDovid 24 hold that a kinyan is required, nevertheless, once each partner takes his share of the debts, there exists doubt whether each partner is now the exclusive owner

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 75 The relationship between the world at large and Israel is simply incomprehensible to me. Israel is a land surrounded by enemies, terrorized and victimized.

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This weeks Tuesdaynight concert in Cedarhurst Park featured preshow acrobatics from Cirquetacular and music by singing sensation Yoni Z and his band, as thousands danced and celebrated at the Jewishth

Concert On The Lawn PHOTOS BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS The Heller Resource Center at YOSS held its 11th Annual Concert on the Lawn at the lovely home of Jeff and Sharona Weinberg. Guests enjoyed the heart

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