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VOL. 18 NO. 24 MARCH 9, 2018 F I V E T O W N S J E W I S H T I M E S 22 ADAR 5778 1.00 SERVING NASSAU COUNTY, BROOKLYN, QUEENS, MANHATTAN, BRONX, STATEN ISLAND Matzah is far superio

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4 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES HEARD IN THE BAGEL STORE By Larry Gordon I t is matzah season. The shelves in the supermarkets are already stocked with boxes of an assortment of matzah brands

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 4 provided insight for me into the entirety and the importance of the process. To this day, there is an exhilaration that takes over once I am inside a matzah bakery. A

10 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 ton Convention Center. He talked about Jerusalem as Israels eternal capital and also about creating a twostate formula. Ga

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12 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover associated questions. Do we report a suspected abuser to the authorities As of now, Rob Porter is denying everything

raglayim ladavar any indication of guilt rather, it is some imagination if we permit it, it is not only that there is no tikkun olam, a rectification of the worldrather there is destruction of the wor

14 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 13 is onaas devarim. And the verse one violates Its in Vayikra 2517 Do not afflict one another, but fear Hashem. The verse

15 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES March 9, 2018 F I V E T O W N S J E W I S H T I M E S P.O. BOX 690 LAWRENCE, NY 11559 editor5TJT.com ads5TJT.com 5165690502 LARRY GORDON PublisherEditor ESTA J. GORDON Manag

16 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES CALENDAR LUACH March 9 March 17 ZIP Code 11516 22 Adar Friday, March 9 Daf yomi Avodah Zara 53 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra

ROCHELLES REVIEWS By Rochelle Miller Stacy Mayer is on a mission. Passionate about her cause, the personable mother of five, an attorney, and active member of our community is dedicating her efforts

18 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES ROCHELLES REVIEWS Continued from Page 17 There will be no homework that night to help the children and their parents fully experience this free concert, Stacy e

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20 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Psak Halacha on Female Clergy Recently a swirl of controversy has engulfed the Jewish Community surrounding the role of female clergy and

NEWS FROM THE HILLS By Chanita Teitz Shevach Alumnae Enjoy Special Melaveh Malkah On motzaei Shabbos February 17, Shevach High School held its annual Alumnae Melaveh Malkah, organized by Shevach alum

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26 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 21 into the concept of a significant place. The first few times a place, a makom, is mentioned in Tanach, it refers to a

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30 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES NIGHT FLOWER By Esther Rapaport Chapter 6 C Part I haiky What Yoel gaped into the darkness of the room, trying to focus on what Chaiky was saying. I cant und

YID PARENTING By Rabbi Yitzie Ross Q. My oldest son is in fifth grade, and hes a good boy. The issue Im having is with his davening in shul. He has no desire to go to shul on Shabbos morning even thou

32 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES YID PARENTING Continued from Page 31 that time, they can go alone into the womens section. Now lets analyze your original question. Your son does not want to da

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann Dear Esther, When I moved to my block a while ago, I knew right away that I would never be good friends with Chanie. She is the type of person who talks nonstop about everyone e

34 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES MINDBIZ Continued from Page 33 sure it will be very stressful for you to do this, but no doubt its much less stressful than allowing Chanie to monopolize your l

In such a circumstance, I will agree with parents that they must do what they can to convince their child to break off the relationship. However, I always caution that care must be taken to ascertain

36 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES LETTERS TO THE EDITOR New OU Guidelines On Female Clergy Dear Editor, As reported by the Five Towns Jewish Times New OU Guidelines On Female Clergy, February 2,

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40 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover society enjoys unprecedented affluence, and our neighborhood teems with everlarger homes and evermoreexpensive

THATS THE WAY IT IS By Hannah Berman L oosely translated, the word schuckel means to bend back and forth while davening, and, in some extreme cases, even to sway from side to side. Schuckeling is so

42 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES A CLEVER TITLE GOES HERE By Mordechai Schmutter SOFA, ITS NOT WORKING OUT Dear Mordechai, My boys killed my couches. What should I do Should I replace them Yes

So my wife looked it up, and she found an article that said we should spray it with vinegar, because vinegar is supposed to get rid of smells, although I dont actually believe it. I think it just over

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48 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES THE RIGHT VIEW By Alex Sternberg T TIME TO REMEMBER he more obstinately Poland clings to the ridiculous new dont call it a Polish death camp law, the more co

receive free from the government, they plan the murder and destruction of their nave hosts. What a terrible mistake was made by miserable Europe In the history of our people all throughout Europe, we

50 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES BACK TO BASICS Continued from Page 49 absorbed by the plant kingdom to give it sustenance and nurture its growth. The plant, although limited in movement and wi

is reinforced if we can argue that the prohibited part does not have a significant presence. The Gemara proceeds to quote the Mishnah back on 43b that appears to totally contradict the way the opinion

52 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 51 which are by definition only slivers and not a complete circle. The Sfas Emes answers that one may not draw even a sliv

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54 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES PUZZLES By Yoni Glatt Crossword Mishnah Men Across 1. Shlomo or Eitan 5. What some do the day before Passover 9. For real 14. Geometry calculation 15. Major Ta

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56 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 52 son actually made the pictures. We still hold that actually drawing the pictures of the moon is biblically forbidden. I

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FROM KIDDUSH CLUBS TO PURIM PARTIES WHAT ARE WE TEACHING OUR KIDS BY ZVI GLUCK W hile there are many people and organizations that issue prePurim warnings about excessive alcohol consumption, the sa

66 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES S Simcha Section unday, February 25, marked just over three years since Rabbanith Ruth Menashes untimely passing. Rabbanith Ruth Menashe was a beloved leader,

Neck. Braving the rain and wind, people marched and sang with the sefer Torah, leading it joyfully towards the Inn. Once arriving at the Inn, two sifrei Torah used at Midrash Ben Ish Hai greeted this

68 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES BUSINESS WEEKLY By Rabbi Meir Orlian W hat are your children dressing up as on Purim Mrs. Kahn asked her neighbor. Our whole family chooses a theme, answered

says deliver, his intent is for the agent to acquire it for the recipient. Consequently, if one instructs an agent to deliver money to a poor person, the poor person acquired the gift. Since a tzedaka

70 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES 430 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 500 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 515 am Y.I. of Woodmere Magid

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72 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 70 ly want any dramatic change in their sons life. Nor do they want him to come home from his lessons and start preaching

5 TOWNS FOODIES ed staff works to bring out the best in each student, and the healthy atmosphere encourages spiritual and emotional growth. Pastrami Egg Rolls Taste of Pesach 2 provides easytoprepa

74 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES PASSOVER COOKBOOK Continued from Page 73 5. Place cup filling at one edge of a crepe. Fold top and bottom in, then roll, starting from filling. Place seamside

the Upper Galilee, imported and distributed by the Royal Wine Corp. Its no surprise that many of todays kosher wines are winning international competitions in top award categories. Bottom line theres

76 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES 5778 Purim Hat Cats in the at Central Wacky in Woodmere with DRS Cha bad FR Puri m fu n Simcha s Purim at CAH AL TA G a at YILC Purim Mesib photo by Chaim

77 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES March 9, 2018 YOSS b oys brin gP to the B urim cheer ristal Young Israel of LawrenceCedarhurst held a Purim party with food and activities for the children. Heroes with HAF

78 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES PASSOVER WINES Continued from Page 75 4. The number of producers of kosher wines has dramatically increased in the past 10 to 20 years. Royal Wine Corp. represe

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A Five Towns Olah Continued from Page 78 introduced to innovative ideas by leading think tanks, celebrate traditional Shabbat meals with our families, explore ancient roots through archeology, and wal

84 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES A Five Towns Olah Continued from Page 83 own U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and his chief of staff, Aryeh Lightstone. Its clear from these meetings that the U.S

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86 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES PHOTO PROSE Continued from Page 84 any page can have the impact of a solo image Sharing a larger page with an additional image or three may not lead to a potent

87 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES March 9, 2018 Travel Section

88 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES TEEN SCENE MIDRESHET SHALHEVET MOTHERDAUGHTER NIGHT OUT BY NAVA YASTRAB, MSH 19 Travel Section T hursday, February 15 marked the annual Midreshet Shalhevet

89 TEEN SCENE TEEN SCENE Starry Night By Penina Heimowitz As I walk down the mountain, I feel the stars staring at me. 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES March 9, 2018 T he eighth graders are studying a unit

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MTA ROBOTICS Continued from Page 89 to, and although both robots autonomous programs worked very well and consistently, and the robots did score some good points, the teams simply couldnt pull out win

92 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES FASHION FORWARD Continued from Page 91 accomplish if I joined forces with our community, and what an incredible impact we could make together. And so Project Fa

COMMUNITY NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD Central Visits Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Central students in AP biology and forensics recently ventured beyond school to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to furth

94 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES COMMUNITY NEWS Continued from Page 93 Every submission is a winner in the sense that those not selected for a prize are repurposed by Gurwins staff for programs

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96 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES COMMUNITY NEWS Continued from Page 94 taken. Appointed both tastefully and respectfully, this new residence is everything a 20something living in Brooklyn could

And then... the muchawaited moment Students, faculty in 1970s costumes, and parents gathered at school for a Purim Extravaganza Ms. Miriam Borenstein delivered a shiur to conclude the fast, the Megill

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COMMUNITY NEWS Continued from Page 97 ter Pesach to those who need it. I accept nonperishable, unopened packages that have reliable hechsherim. The gemach started slowly and has been growing every yea

100 COMMUNITY NEWS Continued from Page 99 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES The volunteerbased Netzach Danielle project is the initiative of the Nachal Chareidi Organization which escorts chareidi

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110 NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 26 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES as they decorated the packages. The packages were packed up and placed in the offices of Mrs. Bergman and Mrs. Reisb

111 AROUND THE 5 TOWNS With Hearts Overflowing... With the beautiful theme of Bchol Levavcha, the 55th annual dinner of Torah Academy for Girls, held on Tuesday, February 20, demonstrated the full sc

112 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES 5TJT SPORTS CENTER By Judah Rhine for the Ravens. The Sting was led by Sammy Sokol, who scored 13 points, and Jake Schwalbe and Judah Oppenheimer, with 12 poi

ing hard until the buzzer sounded and cheers erupted from the many fans. AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 111 113 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES March 9, 2018 Girls High School JV Playoffs Frisch C

114 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 113 A Magical Kulanu Sunday Kulanus Sunday Club was supercharged this past weekend by the Magic of Boz. You could he

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS protect democracy. This work has perhaps never been more important. As an early leader to the program, Shulamith High School commits to strengthening its evidencebased social and

116 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 115 accompanied by faculty adviser Laura Eisner, represented HANC High School at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washi

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118 March 9, 2018 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 116 seeing it through to fruition. Much hard work and energy went into it, and it is most appreciated. This project w

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