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LUACH January 16January 25 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 15 Shevat Thursday, January 16 Tu BShevat New Year for Trees 16 Shevat Erev Shabbos Friday, January 17 Daf yomi Yoma 70 Zmanim Earliest talliste

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 11 announcer Al Michaels when the team upset the Russians Do you believe in miracles This gathering was truly a miraculous event, an event almost five years

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 12 I received a phone call from a local Jewish socialservices organization inquiring if I would assume the handling of this case. The cards were stacked aga

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JOURNALISM Continued from Front Cover had not written any of the article and certainly not its tasteless, insensitive headline which implied that an unlimited number of people surely wished the Chassi

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JOURNALISM Continued from Page 16 In 2011, for one instance, after the horrific murder of a little charedi boy, Leiby Kletzky, she wrote a lengthy piece in that paper contending that the Brooklyn char

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My Encounters With The Lubavitcher Rebbe BY ARIEL SHARON My relationship with the Rebbe began in 1967. That year, my son Gur was killed in a tragic shooting accident. Shortly after that, I received a

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Sharon And The Rebbe Continued from Page 20 and nationalism. Take pride that you are part of the greatest nation in the world. When I shared this with the Rebbe, he asked me, But what did you tell the

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover a phone from a student May the school dump the phone in the dreaded fish tank May a principal look at the phone and determine whom the student has been text

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover make sense. This is what Herb meant, this was one of those really something else experiences that stays etched in your mind. The synagogue at Gurwins assistedli

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 25 are beautiful, but what is most impressive is the care and concern shown to each of the residents by the staff. At Gurwins assistedliving community, the comfortable

Celebrating Pleasure A Mystical Interpretation Of Tu BShevat BY DAVID AARON The celebration of Tu BShevat the 15th of the month of Shevat is not mentioned in the Bible. The oldest reference is found i

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Tu BShevat Continued from Page 27 Him. But if we dont recognize that to be the greatest pleasure, and we dont want it, then He cant give it to us. Or, rather, Gd could give it to us, but it would just

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The Fun Of A Freelancer Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO Being a freelance photographer is far sweeter than being a studio owner these days. I was a freelancer for half my career and, in many ways, I envy

The Why Of Therapy BY DONI JOSZEF In our previous discussion we addressed the who of therapywho absolutely needs it, who may benefit from it, and who gets not one iota out of it. Here we move on to ex

insights on THE TORAH Yisro Big Decisions BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS The Gemara tells us in Shabbos 87a that Moshe Rabbeinu made three decisions on his own, to whi

Question My mother keeps telling me that in order for people to get married they have to settle. Is that true I just turned 30 plus years old, and the last of my younger siblings got married. My paren

wrote to me for what you seek in a potential husband. Read it quietly at first, and then read it aloud. You will then agree, maybe reluctantly, that there are very few guys, if any, who can entirely f

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian When they arrived at the vort, Chaim parked the car on a side street. He locked the car and checked the doors to make su

From The BHI Hotline Paying The Partnership Q My business partner and I buy and sell items for a profit. I received a call from a manufacturer who assured me that he had a product that would net me a

A Tale Of Two Salesmen The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER It may not be the best of times, but it is certainly not the worst of times. For job hunters, it is a time when millions of people hear

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OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz A Question Of Legacy In January 2006, I came to Israel for my nephews bar mitzvah. At least that was the public reason I had told people. Some people at South Shor

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Pieces Of Fruit BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Most of what I know about Tu BShvat, I learned as an adult. As a kid, I dont think I was taught that much about it. I think each of my rebbeim assumed the others

should eat the most of. Or the ones that are least important. Theyre not clear on that part. Im not even sure who invented the food pyramid anyway. I think it was the ancient Egyptians. But my point i

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Dealing With Your Contractor Sometimes those maintenance projects around the house can be more taxing than a project that you can just sign off to a

of quality that is expected to be used in performance of your job. Specifics of what the contractor is expected to do as part of the job should also be spelled out rather than summarized. Summaries ca

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Preheat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with nonstick spray. Place wings on foil and roast in the oven for 20 minutes. Flip wings over and cook on th

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman An Educational Gap Over the years, my late husband, Arnie, tried to teach me certain things. He wanted me to know about running a house and taking care of a

Realizing that his attempt to calm me wasnt a huge success, he came up with a plan. He knows I have family living nearby so he suggested that I call one of my daughters and go stay with her until the

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im 15 years old and I read your column all the time. I hope that youre able to advise me for a situation that Ive been dealing with forever. The older I get,

social media opportunities that have the potential to steer a person in the wrong direction. Often, its the responsible thing for a parent to do. But as with most things, any well intentioned behavior

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow The Spinmeisters The Gemara relates Yoma 66b that a wise woman asked Rebbe Eliezer Since all the people that worshipped the Golden Calf committed a serious s

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 52 but rather in the battle of the yetzer tov. And your precious warmhearted letter testifies as a hundred witnesses that you are a worthy warrior in the battalio

yeshiva has grown considerably. It now effectively occupies a campus on East Ninth Street in the Kensington area of Flatbush, a beis medrash facility in Monsey, an elementary school division in Marine

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Aarons Way Remains With Klal Yisrael When Being Nice Makes All The Difference BY LIBA LIEBERMAN The accident that took the life of Aaron Shalom Tepfer, ah, last August has left Klal Yisrael bereft of

Aarons Way Continued from Page 57 An exciting project which Aarons Way hopes to present to the community utilizes the singing talents of its director, Yosef Wartelsky. We want to create a campbased pe

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Urgent Message From The Rockaway Shomrim Regarding Car BreakIns Due to a recent rash of car breakins in the Far Rockaway and Bayswater communities, the RCSP Rockaway Shomrim has

Kudos to the SKA JUMP TeamMiriam Boim, Loni Donner, Rachel Frieling, Lori Joseph, Rachel Kwestel, Devora Meisels, Leelah Paul, Lauren Selevan, and Sophia Srulowitzand their advisor, Mrs. Nomi Bensouss

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY JEFF NECKONOFF Miri Granik of West Hempstead, a student at Shulamith, celebrated her bat mitzvah on December 22 at the White Shul, with entertainment provided by Azamra D

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 61 In some 17 host shuls in Far Rockaway, Bayswater, and the Five Towns including Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Woodmerethe speakers will continue to develop some of

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 bly and NYC council and has been a strong advocate for the middle class. As borough president, she will work with the mayor, city council representatives,


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 64 forward on the issues of education, economic development, and healthcare. Chasdei Chashie Lkallah Graces The Five Towns The evening was charged with bitt

letters to THE EDITOR How We Can Help Israel Dear Editor, Since the Oslo Accords, Israel has been heading down a slippery slope, making concessions to our enemies at the exact time that we need to be

5TJT Puzzle Lion Of Israel BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Ticket 5. Color quality 9. Great Baba 13. Dangerous bacteria 15. At the time of 16. Map 17. Bullied ones, often 18. Vexes 19. Theyre usually very lar

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 67 gram and this agreement will prove to be a sham. I hope and pray that the Israeli government will learn how to say no to the United States. Israel is a sov

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 69 the store who had overheard our conversation and decided to donate the money for the tefillin, and for us to come and pick them up. When I heard this, I be

protesting the vicious article written by Chevron community leader David Wilder front page, January 10. Rather than lamenting the reported decline in Sharons health, a decline that this week resulted


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 71 as a monster. Neither of these gentlemen were saints, but Im wondering at the juxtaposition of these two articles that seem to contradict the spirit of the

Gourmet Glatt Takes A Seat At The Table As if there werent enough happening at Gourmet Glatt on a winter Friday morning, last weeks live webcast of the popular Nachum Segal Network NSN show Table for

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ It was with sadness and a heavy heart that I heard on Sunday morning that Ariel Sharon died. The man that I remember spoke in Hillcrest many years ago. He was a fi

News From The Hills Continued from Page 75 me, and CHANGE is an acronym for various traits the school wants want to instill in its students, such as Confidence and Honesty. Ms. Landesmans dvar Torah g

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Community News From Around The World In A Recipe Rut Get Cooking Inspired Estee Kafra, bestselling author of Spice it Right and Cooking with Color, has done it again Food websites have become favorite

Dr. Erica Weissman tor of the forensic psychiatry division and the director of forensic psychology. She came to Bellevue from Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York, where she was the uni

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Community News Continued from Page 83 for me was the personal relationship with Rabbi Jacoby and the care I received from him, Rabbi Kohl says. To this day, were still in touch. Ultimately, teaching T

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 85 Apparently, her three pairs had been left behind in Albany, since she didnt think she would need them over vacation. In the interim I received a slew of emails t

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MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 86 all supposed to meet up at 745 which is when we arrived, but the woman from Birthright with the list of participants was not there. Apparently there had been som

Grocery Section Gedilla Glicks Elite Gedilla Beigels Assorted Bakery Dept. Beigels Beigels Corn Pops Flour 5lb Reg High Gluten Chocolit Drink 17.6oz Fruit Bars Assorted 6pk 7 Layer Cakes Rug

News From Israel Knesset Holds First Official Tu BShevat Seder By Anav Silverman For the first time in the 65 years of Knesset history, an official Tu BShevat Seder was held by members of Israels parl


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