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See Pages 35 See Page 27 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 49 27 ELUL 5775 SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 FROM THE EDITOR Rabbis

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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 81 44 110 40 93 88 118 87 34 55 42 53 54 106 11 82 58 50 102 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Commun

ES KUMTZ MIR Continued from Front Cover actions on teshuvah, tefillah, and then simcha. As distinct as these components are, there is one common thread between them hakaras hatov. One of the important

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LUACH September 1July 9 16 July 11September ZIP Code 11516 27 Elul Friday, September 11 Daf yomi Nazir 20 Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 905 am

ES KUMTZ MIR Continued from Page 9 the next mornings daf yomi shiur. I didnt even get to open the Gemara. I couldnt help but notice car after car, ambulance after ambulance, pull up to unload their hu

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ES KUMTZ MIR Continued from Page 12 woke up yesterday or the day before The Chazon Ish responded, There is a special yetzer hara called the yetzer hara after an open miracle. He works to weaken a pers

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Those who made such an appearance run the gamut from leading contenders like Jeb Bush to those not faring so well in the early polls like Senator Lindsey Gra

is to appear on the map of the Jewish world. This past Shabbos, we traveled to Westhampton with our friends Joe and Karen Frager in order to accompany Governor Mike Huckabee to the shul, where he was

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 23 mon Peres decided to furnish the Palestinian Authority with weapons mostly gunsthat they previously had no legal access to. Then Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat

STAY MARRIED Continued from Front Cover fewer and fewer people are willing to commit to a lifetime together What has helped us through the vicissitudes of life I consulted with my walking partner the

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STAY MARRIED Continued from Page 25 course about Renaissance art, sitting in a Jacuzzi, enjoying a glass of wine, studying the Talmud, or taking a walk. 4. Make time for each other as often as possibl

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Question I am in a huge mess right now. This girl and I have been dating for a long time, but taking it slow, because I want to wait till Im done with dental school. Lately, she has been pushing more

aware that they are dating someone. These guys and girls have expressed that it almost feels like they are being spied on. From the hours and minutes they are on the date, to what they ate or talked a

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 35 now been positioned to do some serious soulsearching. Take the time you are presently away from this girl and figure out if you seriously want to continue dating he

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Mild Cognitive Impairment And Alzheimers Disease BY ANITA KAMIEL , RN, MPS They are quips we hear often enough when you forget a name or where you left your keys Im having a senior moment, or, My Alzh

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Davening For Kavanah BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Its Rosh Hashanah, and we have a lot to daven for this year. Me, Im davening for more kavanah. It seems like a worthwhile investment. I often have problems

the same to us. In Hebrew, lhodos, lhallel, lshabeiach, lfaer, lromeim, lhadeir, lnatzeiach, lvarech, laley, ulkaleis are all different unique and beautiful things. But in our minds, when we translate

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Rosh Hashanah Refresher Course Food is such an integral part of our religion and how we celebrate and commemorate each holiday. On Rosh Hashanah, the symbolism of food hel

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Caps Off To You Lest anyone be concerned about my mentioning the name of a friend in this piece, I hereby declare that I received her permission to do so. T

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian saying, The seventh year approaches, the remission year, and you will look malevolently upon your destitute brother and

From The BHI Hotline Pruzbul Q What exactly is a pruzbul Also, which beis din is empowered to oversee a pruzbul, and what is the correct wording for a pruzbul A Biblically, the year of Shemittah cance

MVP Boys Basketball Camp Celebrates Another RecordBreaking Season MVP, the premier Jewish Orthodox boys basketball camp at Camp Seneca Lake, under the direction of Irv Bader and Judah Rhine, celebrate

all the many competitions that took place during the course of the week, including the MVP awards to the MVPs of each of the leagues. Once all the buses were boarded, every MVP player was so excited t

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 47 privileged to be able to attend MVP basketball camp. I wish they had something like this when I was growing up. In addition, MVP had their resident staff, includin

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Symbolically BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Rows in the Knesset 6. Baldwin who played a Madofflike character 10. Eye rakishly 14. End of an agreement 15. Teenage illn

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My Journey Continued from Page 50 Focusing on these things may subconsciously take away the larger worry of how we pray to Hashem and make it count. Instead of bringing food to those who need meals fo

getting fixated on the growth he has already achieved. Its as if he creates for himself a new starting point. He now has aspirations to rise in spirituality from this platform, this new starting point

Weight Loss Continued from Page 55 emotional eaters its like that tagline for Pringles chips Once you pop, you cant stop Since we tend to indulge in starchcarbohydrate and sugary snacks, the cycle oft

pied by either doing a crossword puzzle or painting your nails. Other options include walking around the block or reading a chapter of a book. The key is to recreate calming activities that are health

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, Im in my early forties. I got married a handful of years ago and have two young children. Shortl

night because she is overly intrusive his words. She is in the kitchen at 500 a.m. watching the news, and when she sees my husband leaving to the gym and shul in the morning before work, she asks him

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 59 her emotional wellbeing or her daily activities, as in, Who is Mom spending time with now Will Mom lie in bed all day without Dad to love and tend to Those are thoughts

Our Property BY IRWIN H. BENJAMIN Nestled somewhere between Syracuse and Utica, off Exit 28 on the New York State Thruway, are some of the most peaceful little villages you can ever hope to find. If y

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Our Property Continued from Page 61 and was it possible for someone like me to get into the realestate business as well. I remember a little snicker, but he did not dismiss my question out of hand. He

Our Property Continued from Page 67 get over the enormity of 50 acres. My heart felt like it was going to burst with emotion as we walked the wooded property. It was hard to believe that I, Irwin Benj

For years and years we had our ritual Go up to our property, say hello to it, in a sense, see if there were any state roads being built, then to the Buchners, get our room, eat, go on the dock and fis

Our Property Continued from Page 69 nightly square dancing. As the years passed and the children got older, we sadly had to stop going to our property. The summer vacations were replaced with camps, h

How To Gain The Most From Your Therapy BY ZVI KLEIN When many of us think of therapy, what usually comes to mind is the stereotypical image of a therapist sitting in a big armchair, legs crossed with

Therapy Continued from Page 71 iar, we often ask for signs or landmarks along the way that will help us know that we are traveling in the right direction. When we finally see the first sign, we are co

Brandon Levine and Moishe Hammer prepare Yachad gift baskets for Rosh Hashanah as Ava Lang Soffer, creative director and production manager, looks on. The premise was simple artisanal gift baskets pu

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen The Cooperative Doesnt Cooperate I dont know how many took note of an article in the New York Times realestate section this week it focused on a new

New Kosher Wines For The New Jewish Year BY JAY BUCHSBAUM The year 5776 is almost here. And so is a bevy of new wines from around the world. When it comes to wine, tastes vary greatly, so weve expande

New Wines Continued from Page 77 for example, drip irrigation was pioneered in Israel, and you have a recipe for some of the finest wines available today. An exciting new release for the holiday seaso

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OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Another Turned Page Its hard to believe that weve reached the beginning of another year. I am always surprised when the Yamim Noraim arrive. It is almost as if I a

Do Religious Lives Matter Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Jean Baily, Kim Daviss mother, served as county clerk in Rowan County in northeast Kentucky fo

The Bill of Rights pant in any capacity. If any of her five deputy clerks were to issue a marriage license with her name or office on it, she is the issuing authority, a function which she absolutely

Machberes Continued from Page 83 Rabbi Shulman is honorary president of the Igud Horabbonim and is the preeminent talmid muvhak, disciple, of Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, ztl 19011987, founding ros

A Show Of Support For The RNSP On Thursday evening, August 20, over 200 people, including politicians, community leaders, organization heads, and members came out to the annual RNSP Members Appreciati

Inspiration At Shor Yoshuv On Thursday, September 3, at Shor Yoshuv in Lawrence, Rav Mottel Zilber, shlita, rav of Toldos Yehuda dTalmidei Stutchin, delivered a lunchtime shiur, and HaGaon Rav Don Seg

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow ing. He would immediately offer profuse apologies, profess his sincere desire to repent, and promise to be honest in the future. Yet if somehow he managed to

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 87 he fell prey to his evil inclination. He cant believe that an honest person like himself stooped so low to violate the property of another. Sure, he is relieve

ing, Health and Arts Professions. She has served in various Teaneck communal and civic roles, including as chair of the Teaneck Board of Ethics a member of the Civilian Complaint Review Board of Teane

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Community News Continued from Page 89 located in the center of the building, the beit midrash will serve as the locus of the academic, spiritual, and ideological endeavors. According to assistant prin

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Annual Tiferes Yerushalayim Breakfast At YILB This past Sunday, September 6, a large gathering assembled at the Young Israel of Long Beach to pay tribute to Mesivta Tiferes Yerus

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 gational acceptance. Rabbi Wakslak presented Eddie Smith with a Kesser Shem Tov plaque from the yeshiva in recognition of his expertise in identifying thos

Dor Yeshorim Breakfast Inspires 5 Towns Sunday, September 6, saw the Five Towns community gathered in unified support of Dor Yeshorim, the oneofakind trailblazing organiza Dr Jay Bienenfeld, Chaim Br

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 97 of Dor Yeshorims important work. The crowd was energetic for an early Sunday morningperhaps the previous nights Selichos had left everyone feeling motivate

Shem Olam Safeguarding The Spiritual Light Confined to the Lublin Ghetto, a young rabbi recorded the hopes and hardships of the community. He speaks to us, today, in the closing entry of his diary, fo

and public educational center that will be the worlds headquarters focusing on moral and spiritual resistance during the Holocaust. Over the past 10 years, Shem Olams European researchers have establi

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ I am writing this on Sunday night, erev Labor Day, and so many thoughts are going through my mind. This Tuesday there will be an international day of unity for all

there for Chanukah and for Purim, but finally we will be there for Sukkos. I will help with some of the cooking and enjoy having my grandchildren help me build memories. Akiva will go to the shuk in B

J Mark Design Across The Distance How do you decorate your home from 6,000 miles away You hire the design firm that goes the distance for you. Jeffrey Mark of J. Mark Interiors is always on the move.

in New York can be found on daily conference calls with the Israel office, discussing details of every international project. The goal is to ensure that each new home surpasses the clients expectation

letters to THE EDITOR Hold The Phone Dear Editor, As I read Rabbi Aryeh Zev Ginzbergs remarkable article decrying the prevalence of cell phones in shul Tefillah in Crisis, August 28, I recalled a Shac

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 106 finished He answered, in almost a pleading tone, Would you I did, and I returned the phone right after davening. One of his friends who also had his phone

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover beis din to deal with the problem of agunos. Rav Krauss is an eminent talmid chacham and, initially, he sought the approval of Rav Zalman Nechemiah Goldberg

ment is that the woman was misled and was entirely unaware of crucial details about her husbandtobe. Had she known about her husbands issues, the argument goes, she would never have gone forward with

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 115 a congenital abnormality that affects his ability to sire progeny, or a number of other factors. Recent Cases There have been a number of cases in recent year

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover mother, Chana, who was childless at the time. She desperately wanted children and beseeched Gd with a passion and a profound sense of helplessness, hoping that t

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 117 main minyan in 770. He suffered with multiple sclerosis and then toward the end of his life had a stroke and lost his ability to speak. But as history has recorded,

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Political Roundup Continued from Page 118 on Wednesday, September 9in the midst of Congresss debate over the Iran nuclear dealto call on Congress to reject the bad deal that paves a pathway to a nucle

ary president of the RCA and Allen Fagin, executive vice president of the Orthodox Union. Martin Nachimson stated The reason we are gathered herein the shadow of the Capitolis to make a clear statemen

Are You Ready For Some Pruzbul PHOTO BY IVAN H NORMAN Political Roundup Continued from Page 121 ransom to a country that has funded some of the worst acts of terrorism the world has ever known, said

Shining City Speaks Out On Iran Deal BY ARYEH LIGHTSTONE, SHMUEL WINIARZ, AND ALEXANDER GLAUBACH It is now clear that President Obama has secured sufficient support, not to pass the JCPOA a.k.a. the I

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