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THANK YOU, REBBE Continued from Front Cover ond of Nissan 5680 1920, his only son and successor, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok, ztl, made it one of his goals to bring back into the fold of Chabad chassidus tho

Dont play the odds with your childs future Keeping a child with learning disabilities in a mainstream class, when he or she needs the support of a professional special education program, greatly incre

THANK YOU, REBBE Continued from Page 6 my grandfather and suggested he join them at their lodging, as they would surely hold a farbrengen in honor of that special date on the Chabad calendar. He added


THANK YOU, REBBE Continued from Page 8 My grandfather did not send his sons to Lubavitcher yeshivos, but while attending Chevron and Ponevezh, my uncle Levi Yitzchok, ah, and yblch my father, learned

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover terest and show some solidarity with the Christiandominated Faith and Freedom Coalition. The FFC hosts this event annually, and it attracts Republican politi

an important priority to FFC leadership and membership because, as many expressed, Israel is the only true friend of the U.S. in the Middle East we share one anothers values, and both cherish true fre

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 13 1980, and that was in the aftermath of the very Obamalike oneterm administration of Jimmy Carter. It seems a little odd, but at this national conference with par

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover spending an endless amount of time surfing the Internet in search of what amounts to nothing much. At first the notion was floated that perhaps rabbis who deal w

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 was going on do not understand. As long as we are criticizing, lets say that there were other issues with the Queens asifa that many found troubling. References to o

LUACH June 1July 9 July21 June 30 ZIP Code 11516 1 Tammuz Thursday, June 21 2nd day Rosh Chodesh Tammuz 2 Tammuz Friday, June 22 Daf yomi Nidah 32 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 16 difficulty and challenges as an excuse for failure. Some, however, also grow from their difficult experiences. He cited the story of Alfred Nobel and the fact that a

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 18 Rabbi Wallerstein suggests that the reason is because the evil inclination that swims around inside all of us and is part of our DNA is simply not present in those s

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover overwhelming media coverage, literally giving information on combat and activities on a minutebyminute basis. I remember being glued to my radio during the

LONELINESS Continued from Front Cover depression and its digital symptoms, such as frequent switching between apps, increased chatting, and incessant checking for emails. Sound familiar Unfortunately,

Extra Legs To Stand On Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN One was born very recently on a farm in Northeastern Spain. It became a local sensation and was featured recently in the New York Daily Ne

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Taking A Break From The Storm A Sibling Speaks BY RIVKA A. LUBIN Pictures and posters have been taken down. Drawers and closets have been emptied. Bags hav

Halachic Musings Continued from Page 23 achah explains that if the extra limb in question was one that the animals life did not depend uponfor example, a spleen or just one kidneythen most Rishonim ar

Cottage Cheese, The Leftist Elite, And The Oslo Agreement Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER As summer approaches, the leaders of last years socialprotest movement in Israel have begun to get their supp

achieved as long as millions of Palestinians are being oppressed. Among the groups that took part in the event were the Coalition of Women for Peace, Yesh Gvul, Hadash, and Balad, all extreme antiIsra


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The Camp Culture BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN Clocks are turned back in the fall, but only the positions of their hands or their digits change. Times arrow remains, at least for us mortals, resolutely onedire

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Start Your Thumbs Theres a new way to communicate with kids. And its not just a new way now its the only way Once upon a time I could call one of my daughte

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Reality Time For Euro Countries The economic plight of Southern Europe has been making frontpage news for many months. Those reading the saga of the

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Instant Messaging BY RABBI ARYEH LIGHTSTONE There are few feelings worse than that of being helpless. This is the overwhelming response that I get from parents when they hear me speak about halfShabbo

build lifelong friendships and discover new hobbies, interests, and skills. I know that this sort of limitation will cause some anxiety and there will be opposition, but the outcome will surely outwei

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, When I married my wife, Naomi, a while back, she was slim and beautiful. I always had a thing about weight and it was important to me to marry someone thin an

What can I do to make Naomi understand that if she cared less about herself and more about me, she would do something about the way she looks After all, Ive been able to stay at the same weight I was

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Candy Shower Rabbi Tzedeks family had gathered for Shabbos to celebrate the aufruf of his son Zvi. On Shabbos morning th

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Larry Gordon, our publisher, has done it again He succinctly said what had to be said last week in his article on the upcoming Ulpana eviction From the Editor Kick

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Baby Blues Rebbe Simlai Niddah 30b says that a fetus learns the entire Torah while in its mothers womb. When the child is born, an angel hits the child on it

Traveling Light BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Gas prices are like the weather. You can complain, but really the most you can actually do about it is try not to leave the house that much. Sure, you can try to

Shaaray Tefila Plays Ball Above, left, this years firstgrade boys Orthodox little league champions, the Shaaray Tefila B team. Front row LR Rumi Paneth, Binyomin Perlstein, Pinny Lowy, Avrumi Fox, Ep

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz A Trendy Alternative Coconut Oil Many dietconscious cooks have long searched for healthier alternatives to oil, butter, and margarine in cooking and baking. The healthier

Traveling Light Continued from Page 45 But if you think youve been hit hard by gas prices, imagine how hard the airlines have it. And its not like the planes can just go flying around looking for a ch

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY CAPTURED IMAGES In The Beginning . . . Rav Meir Braunstein, rosh yeshiva, addressing the audience at the inaugural breakfast for Yeshiva Gedola Ateres Yaakov this Sunday

Traveling Light Continued from Page 49 air. But obviously they didnt want him to open the door, because, as anyone who has ever driven on a highway can tell you, it creates a drag that raises the amou

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 55 be satisfied if she says she used to see movies but has since given it up. At face value, it seems paramount that the matter be discussed in order to determine the

must bring up at the soonest opportunity, but it must be pursued wisely. Confrontation, especially during the dating stage of a relationship, usually does not achieve results. You should tell her that

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 57 to assess is to determine the type of girl you are looking for, and what kind of girl this girl is. This might not be that simple. Different Jewish communities deal

ates socalled laws this is the way it is, says the natural order, and you cannot but conform to this defined and bounded reality. The truth, however, is otherwisethat man and his world have been imbue

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Norpac Welcomes Senator Kelly Ayotte BY MICHELE JUSTIC On Thursday, June 14, close to one hundred supporters of Norpac, including a dozen NCSY Ambassadors, came to hear from U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte

Senator Ayotte Continued from Page 61 worry who would step up, what values they would hold. The senator gave a quick survey of current events, noting how Israel cannot be expected to come to an agreem

After 70 Years, Honoring Milton Kramer Seventy years after his studies at NYU Law School were abruptly interrupted by the results of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the university awarded 93yearold Milto

Hamas We Will Stop Rocket Fire If Israel Stops Aggression BY YAAKOV KATZ AND YAAKOV LAPPIN After firing more than 100 rockets into southern Israel from Gaza in a threeday period, Hamas says that in re

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 59 ism in the Soviet Union and persevere to suggest that Communisms stranglehold over hundreds of millions of souls would shrivel awayin other words, to have pred

Yated Takeover Exposes Internal Debate Among Chareidim BY SAMUEL SOKOL MIDDLE EAST CORRESPONDENT The Yated Neeman newspaper, mouthpiece of the Israeli Degel HaTorah party and of Rabbi Yosef Shalom El

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Lawrence Election Results Are In In the Village of Lawrence, the elections for mayor, two trustee positions, and the village justice were uncontested. Mayor Martin Oliner was ree

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 seek out lifestyles which enable them to be free of mitzvos. Rav Ahron Kahn Rav Kahn said that davening every day, wearing tzitzis, observing Shabbos, an

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And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up Bamidbar 1632 Rabbah bar Bar Chana said I was proceeding on my travels, when an Arab said to me, Come, and I will show you where the men of Korach

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 The excitement was palpable as people discussed the progress of the impressive structure that will be the yeshivas new home. The two story frame of the yes

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 tion in a clear and understandable way, answering many questions throughout the evening. The JCCRP would like to thank Michael Lukin and Steven Hauff from

Community News From Around The World Tee Time Academy An Extraordinary Camp For Young Golfers By Rochelle Maruch Miller Its the stuff of which lifetime memories are made an absolutely incredible endof

Community News Continued from Page 77 Island local amateur golf tournaments. Jason and Evan are committed to making this the most memorable summer of the young golfers lives. We realize that many of o


Community News Continued from Page 78 wonderful day golfing at this wonderful tournament. It gives me great pleasure to know that my sponsorship helps an Ohel child and family, and I am glad that many

Beach to enjoy these summer vacations. It is just one of the many activities and special events being planned at the Young Israel this summer. Simply Tsfat fuses together heaven and earth through musi

Community News Continued from Page 81 bi Yitzchok Fingerer, went to Bensonhurst for the aufruf. BJX is grateful to their wonderful superdevoted lay leader, Mr. Moshe Caller, for taking time from his b

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Community News Continued from Page 82 Rebuilding The Canarsie Mikveh Until several years ago, Canarsie was the model of a thriving Jewish community. It boasted its own kosher supermarket, bagel shop,

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Community News Continued from Page 84 Your arrival to this moment shows that you understand the need to navigate the outside world and make a living that enables you not only to support families in di

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Community News Continued from Page 86 resenting the Wallenberg Commission, also met with prominent Los Angeles communal leaders Andrew Friedman, Esq., and The Honorable Emil Fish. Mr. Friedman, among

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