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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover we even forget about them, unfortunately. The way their lives have shockingly and dramatically changed never goes away. But somehow they bravely go on. They

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 talk with the chairperson of the IDFWO last week here in our offices in Cedarhurst. At first, I thought Id be hearing about an upcoming dinner or event that requi

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 chol hamoed Sukkos. He and his wife were stabbed by an assailant, and the baby was injured too. Aharons injuries were fatal. A Muslim Quarter resident and a reser

LUACH December1July 9 2 July 25 January ZIP Code 11516 13 Teves Friday, December 25 Daf yomi Gittin 12 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 85

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 and they apparently accomplish quite a lot as well as benefit large numbers of people who are dependent on them. They were here in New York last week for the pur

mer and I was home alone at night, I thought it might be a good opportunity to try to cook up whatever it was my heart desired. I always had fond memories of my mom cooking up liver steak, which I had

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover debate on issues regarding Israel that they will encounter in publicon campus, at work, essentially wherever they go, even online. In Israel, this is called

RAV LEBOWITZ Continued from Front Cover TenMinute Halachah series. He has done so with his unique style, blending penetrating analysis with a broad panoramic view of Torah topics, all while remaining

RAV LEBOWITZ Continued from Page 19 the permissibility of throwing Torahfilled newspapers in the garbageare enhanced by his erudite and entertaining speaking style. Many of Rabbi Lebowitzs shiurim hav

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CHRISTIANITY Continued from Front Cover Cooperation CJCUC, under the direction of Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, has published a new historic document which directly challenges the traditional Jewish approach t

cal document on the Jews as brethren in faith instead of urging the Church to issue a strong declaration in sociological human terms affirming the inalienable rights of the Jew as a human being. Throu

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ It is said that music is the universal language of the soul, because we can hear a song in any language and even without understanding the words we can understand

CHRISTIANITY Continued from Page 23 tures with the Christian world. Rabbi Riskin should have been intelligently and directly confronted years ago by those charged with upholding Jewish tradition and h

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 24 From this Midrash, we learn that the mitzvot we do should come from our heart and only then will they be able to count for something and have a great effect.

News From The Hills Continued from Page 27 create a selfportrait through the use of code. Mrs. Shuly Zuckerman, the middleschool assistant principal, explained, We have designed the program to allow t

Community News From Around The World Chanukah Joy At Ohel Ohel Childrens Home Family Services residences and individuals feel the joy and warmth of Chanukah. Ohels volunteer department ran its succes

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Community News Continued from Page 29 sify our client base, Bonds president and CEO Izzy Tapoohi said, adding, Every single Israel bond investor shares the commonality of acquiring a strong investment

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Community News Continued from Page 31 rael politicalaction committee, is a board member of both Yeshiva College and the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies. He and his wife, Esther, establ

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insights on THE TORAH Vayechi Born In The USA From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN May Gd make you like Ephraim and Menasheh. Bereishis 4820 There is a tradition when we conclude a book of To

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Gentile Inheritance Mr. Pierce belonged to a group committed to upholding the seven Noachide laws. Once a month they wou

Rav Amram owed a large sum of money 600 reichsthaler to the loan fund, and when Rav Yisrael of Shklov heard that money had arrived for Rav Amram, he claimed that he had first rights to the money as re

insights on THE TORAH thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Vain Attempts BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE When Yosef wanted to go up to Israel for his fathers burial, he needed to ask permiss

ous president recently did when he gave a speech from the Oval Office. It was wise to have the cameras roll in that recognizable room, because were it not for those surroundings nobody would actually

Real Life Mysteries BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER One of the weirdest things about putting on your coat or jacket after months of not wearing it is all the weird things you find in the pockets. Its like a ti

from this person No If I had, this wouldnt be an issue. They can arrange for you to hire a private detective to stalk this person, which is definitely the way to go if its a potential employer. Or yo

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Our son Ben was not particularly easy to raise. From when he was quite young, he always had a mind of his own and never liked to listen to authority. Though m

are being honest with yourself, why would you think you would have any shot at influencing Ben at this stage of his life if heretofore it was a lost battle straight out of the gate Though Chanie sound

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 43 win the ultimate spiritual war, we needed to reeducate ourselves and strengthen our resolve to learn Torah and perform Hashems commandments. Education, especiall

ing for new employment even more formidable than it is today. They believe that the Fed is not considering these people when making their case for interestrate raises. As the interest rate goes up, th

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Serenity Now Continued from Page 47 had a special assistive device for putting her wheelchair into her trunk and allowing her to drive her vehicle. The improvements she experienced helped her access h

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Candidates BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Colorful parrot 6. Goliath held one 11. air 14. Not in the world 15. Extreme 16. ar HaGolan, Israel 17. Clown candidate 19

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 49 tions. The victim ends up disclosing private information, because the person comes on very strong in the form of showing deep concern, often showering them with gif

A 25 Million DAFYOMISHIURIM In the 5 Towns Far Rockaway Area Jewish Funeral Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM This week, we will hear the Torah reading of

Machberes Continued from Page 53 nia. Chesky immediately called Steven and encouraged that, in keeping with Martins lifestyle preferences, a traditional burial was warranted. When Steven declined and

burial expenses as a charge against the estate a childs obligation obligation of heirs limitation of financial obligations and ransom of a corpse, amongst many other halachic considerations. Rabbi Ble

THE DISH Continued from Page 55 bowl, add ricotta or soft goat cheese for a creamy element over your greens and grains, or seared marinated tofu. A poached or fiveminute egg can also add a rich, delic

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Fabulous Eats Bedford Kitchen BY SANDY ELLER Having grown up in Kew Gardens Hills, I can tell you that by and large Queens is the forgotten borough. In summer camp, Brooklyn people would ask me in all

Sliders Tuna tartare Woodoven lamb Kew Gardens Hills on the map for the best of reasons. Bedford opened last spring and is the sister restaurant to Los Angeles highly successful Ditmas Kitchen and

Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ After my bookclub meeting was switched to my house at 3 oclock this afternoon, I frantically tried to figure out what I could make for 7 p.m. dinner. My first ideas of

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CHILI Continued from Page 60 1 jalapeo pepper, seeded and chopped cup minced parsley 2 Tbsp. chili powder 1 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground cumin Directions In a large saucepan, heat the oil an

fit of a drivers license or a car. I never gave enough credit to my motherinlaw for what she accomplished, even after I was running a household and raising children of my own. At her sheloshim, my bro

Rebbetzin Flaum Continued from Page 63 limited. She knew time was running out. She held on to every simcha that she could still attend, and requested pictures to be taken, knowing that pictures and me

Miri, Eliana, and Amy Shuter the request of the five daughters, who are credited with having the law written via their request. There are commentators who explain that the Hebrew word vatikravnah the

Legendary Yeshiva League Action DRS 60, MDY 32. The DRS Wildcats pulled out to an early lead and never looked back. Akiva Ackerman and Gabriel Leifer led the way with 12 points each. DRS improved its

chipped in with 10. Senior Daniel Mirky led MTA with 14 points on 4 threes. Heschel is now 140 and 80 in league play. The Heat return tomorrow night as they visit their crosstown rivals, the Ramaz Ram

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 67 Maurice Mosseri running the Falcon offense, Flatbush slowly extended the lead. But it did not last long. Otzma Modiin soon found the range, and began knocking down

The 5TJT players HAFTR vs. HALB 7th grade half was tight with the score tied at the end of the 1st quarter 66, and Flatbush held a 1point lead at the half. In the second half, Flatbush started to ma

Community News Continued from Page 34 Yeshiva Square Memorial For R Shlomo Kook Across from Rehovots Torah Center, Meor HaTalmud, visitors will now see the new Yeshiva SquareKikar HaYeshiva, dedicate

Dr. Hava TiroshSamuelson, Dr. Shoshana B. Tancer, Dr. Zev Eleff, Dr. Robert S. Tancer, and Dr. Jonathan Sarna Its an honor to be associated with Salo Baron, the great pioneering Jewish historian in A


Community News Continued from Page 71 a chanukas habayis campusdedication event last month, the school, in its magnificent eightacre home, is now on to recruitment for the coming academic year. While


Community News Continued from Page 73 Other experts who presented at the event included Dr. April BerryFletcher, assistant professor at Regis Colleges Graduate School of Social Work and Graduate Schoo

Political Roundup Kaminsky Visits Israel On Solidarity Mission Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky visited Israel from December 1420 on a solidarity mission coordinated by the Jewish Community Relations Council

Community News Continued from Page 75 life, here and hereafter. Under the leadership of Rabbi Elchonon Zohn, TEAM and NASCK are endorsed by many leading rabbis and community leaders. They have only th

Community News Continued from Page 77 after Purim, is one of the busiest in the year. There are weddings almost every night. The upcoming Power Auction will help marry off 83 orphans from now until Pe

be the best will earn a free lunch. In partnership with YUs Sy Syms School of Business, MTA LEAD was founded in 2012 to provide businessminded students with a platform to learn important skills. Over

Darchei Torah Dinner, January 10 A Look at the Honorees, Part 1 of 2 Mr. Hillel and Mrs. Shani Moerman Guests of Honor. The concept of leadership has been under increased discussion recently in the To

Community News Continued from Page 79 grow in every way possible from this exciting opportunity. Rabbi Shulmans Shiur Goes to Masbia By Shimmy Mandelbaum Wiesels status as an exceptional and influent

Community News Continued from Page 81 Wiesel represents the voice of the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. Professor Wiesel stated, In my life I have published more than 60 books, but be

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letters to THE EDITOR Rabbi Schmerling Responds Dear Editor, Rabbi Hoffman see article in this weeks 5TJT, page 92 refers to the Rebbes sichah on Shabbos Vayeishev 5747 where the Rebbe asked that an a

with his problem because he was worried about his childrens shidduchim. We all know the great work Rabbi Gluck does as liaison to the police on behalf of the Jewish community I cant imagine him sugges

Usques Consolations People Of The Book Classic Works Of The Jewish Tradition BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON A remarkable testament to the tenacity of the Jewish spirit, Samuel Usques Consolations for the Tribu

efforts that include such public lightings. But can the idea of shul Chanukah lighting be extended to shuls and be done with a blessing Let us go through all three answers to the first question before

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 The Great SKAvenger Sefarim Hunt It was a different type of Chanukah outing for the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls students in Mrs. Leah Feinberg

was in helping them navigate the college process. Yasher koach to Ms. Sheff and Mrs. Gelb and to the amazing student volunteers who assisted throughout the evening. dents strong consideration when t

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 95 Rebbetzin Chana Henkin, a noted educator who recently lost a son and daughterinlaw in a terrorist attack, spoke about what each of us can do to further Ezr

Todays Kitchen The Premier Choice For Your Home Beautiful BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER In the heart of Cedarhurst, Todays Kitchen is a fullservice customcabinetry firm and renowned leader in kitchen desi

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