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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover diocese in Rockville Centre on Long Island. For the last several years, Dr. Glatt has been the chief executive officer of the hospital, and that association rep

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 6 honored to a much greater extent at a hospital like Mercy Medical Center than at some others. It is also important to observe that a hospital is a business and needs

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 8 munity are receiving today at Mercy Medical Center has changed thinking and rearranged priorities in regard to where to send patients. At Mercy the other day, Dr. Gla

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 10 Rabbi Bender comments not only on the wonderful accomplishment and involvement of the Mercy board of directors in getting clearance to apportion space for the shul,

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover socalled disputed territories of Judea and Samaria. The Europeans say Judea and Samaria, but the reality is that most of those small and innocuous Jewish set

tinian National Authority. Since 2009, the U.S. has transferred more than 650 million a year with the accounting and bookkeeping on how the money is expended being done strictly by the Palestinians.

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover I began writing for local Jewish newspapers in 2008. Every single communication, whether in email or in person, was positive. Except for one email wh

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 16 their fellow man. It all begins with the way they are educated. If they view Gd as intolerant and demanding, they will be intolerant and demanding. So st

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The Cultbuster When Barry Hirsh arrived at the home of Jeanette Bierman, he expected it to be nothing more than a routine cleaning job that would help raise money for the cult that he belonged to, cal

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin The Sun Is Shining Its hot outside Its so hot that we are hearing the weathermen warning us all of the high heat indexes that will top the 100 mark this we

Terror Survivor Pia Levine Tackles NYC Triathlon BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER In 2011, Pia Levine, a college student from Edison, New Jersey, narrowly survived the bus bombing on March 23, 2011, across t

Pia Levine and members of the OneFamily crew at a previous competition ple who surrounded me. I cant picture the face of the woman who was screaming to the bus driver to open the door so she could ex

Pia Levine Continued from Page 23 to speak publicly in more than one forum, which has been tremendously therapeutic. She also went back to Israel with me for the first anniversary of the attack and ra

Standing Your Ground BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Halachic Musings This Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. strongly condemned Stand Your Ground laws, saying that the measures senselessly expand the c

Stand Your Ground Continued from Page 25 then one is obliged to do so. The same is true with hurting him. Indeed, if one could have avoided the confrontation and one didnt, then generally speaking the

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Wood Plank Cooking Some of you may have heard of or even seen cedar planks at the market or in specialty stores, but might not know what they are or how to use them. Most

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Question I made a mistake in my dealings with a shadchan, and Im worried it will affect my future shidduchim. I am a 30yearold nevermarried girl. Recently, a shadchan whom I have become close to over

by speaking lashon hara about singles who have insulted them. You need to institute damage control as soon as possible. Do not attempt another phone call, as that will only aggravate the situation. In

SHIDDUCH SYSTEM Continued from Front Cover This approach means singles no longer have to rely on their small group of friends for setups. It eliminates the need for the awkward singles events parties

ously dont excel. The second category consists of men who do have lists, but their lists dont contain the kind of women theyre interested in dating. This can be men in their early forties, certain tha

insights on THE TORAH Vaeschanan Overcoming The Opposition BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS And we dwelled in the valley opposite Beis Peor. Devarim 329 And we dwelled in

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Mitigation Repairs We are now nine months after Hurricane Sandy. Some of you will say, So what and some of youthose who have been unable to begin re

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover typeset by Machon Daas Zkeinim in Lakewood, NJ, written by Rav Aharon Felder, a talmid muvhak of Rav Moshe Feinstein, ztl. Aside from the rulings and halach

When one builds a shul on a condition such as allowing food to be eaten there, the condition should be presented before a beis din p. 19, O.C. volume. If gentiles came and abused the sefer Torah of a

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Alarming Errors For years, my late husband, Arnie, and I lived in our house without benefit of a burglar alarm. Why we did so is a mystery, but for some rea

and decided that it was too slow. He didnt tell me, nor did he ask me, but he ordered a new computer for me and, unbeknownst to me, he called my savvy computer helper, Lester Katz, to set things up. I

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Watching Grass Grow BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I would definitely recommend living somewhere with a lawn, if you absolutely had to live somewhere. Lawns are great. They add color to your life green, somet

going to need someone else to peer into the end while you stand in the spray near the house and yell, Is it still coming out and then suddenly turn on the water full blast, to get him back for before.

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Sweeten Up Your Summer And Shrink Your Waistline . . . With Fruit BY DR. BO ROSENBLAT DR. BOS DIET As the weather continues to get warmer, and people become increasingly concerned with their weight a

Missing The Joke . . . And The Message BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN The lack of a sense of humor may not totally disqualify one from being a good teacher, but in, as they say, my humble opinion, it comes clos

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I am one of three childrentwo brothers and myself. I dont even know how to begin this story. To put it bluntly, from the time I was young, my mother put my br

I believe that things can change, that you can change. It begins by looking at your world differently, and thinking about what it would look like if you acted in your own interest for once and sustain

Kever Dovid Threatened Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Recently, reports have been released by the Vatican that the State of Israel will cede control of

The Diaspora Yeshiva Founded by Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein as Yeshiva Toras Yisroel almost 50 years ago, the worldrenowned Diaspora Yeshiva has maintained its formidable presence on Mount Zion since 19

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Something In The Air I remember one chol hamoed Pesach going with a rosh yeshiva and his family to a Mets game. The rosh yeshiva had a son in my class and he

for nonPesach consumption, the Biur Halachah says there is another reason one should not smell itbecause he may come to eat it. Rav Hershel Schachter, in a prePesach questionandanswer session in 2011,

Machberes Continued from Page 53 glad to share their Torah knowledge. The yeshiva students, aspiring to fulfill the mitzvos of harbotzas Torah and hachnosas orchim, invited the youths for a meal, for

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Moving Again Having only seven weeks in which to find somewhere to live and then pack up, move, and unpack is quite unsettling. The stress and anxiety of being in

Shidduchim Too Many Options Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO Artists are expected to see things differently. Sometimes we might see the same thing from a different place. I see the shidduch world from the

or more of the shots I recommended. But they could not agree. She was getting more confused and more desperate to make a decision. Any decision. She could have taken my suggestion. I know what people

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 59 Does that mean that, after the lottery, I already owned the picture asked Chaim. This is disputed by the Rishonim, answered Rabbi Dayan. The Rambam, cited by th

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 60 Some authorities cite this incident as proof that one who inadvertently violates this prohibition must give the object to the one attempting to acquire it Divre

Community News Continued from Page 63 walls can easily be rolled down to provide space as a spare room or some outdoor privacy. For this purpose, there is a choice of having a neutral scenery setting

to lollipops. When we were only able to put four or five treats in a box, we wondered how a family of 12 children would manage. And what if the family who received lentils had no use for them Perhaps


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Priority1 Basketball Tournament A Huge Success On June 27, Priority1 hosted an All Star 5on5 basketball tournament. The tournament featured eight of the best Jewish teams in New

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 ticipation in Judaism to all Jews regardless of backgrounds, affiliation, or previous knowledge. I felt so good coming to this place Chabad of Hewlett, and

perform all of the rational mitzvos, not because of their rational nature, rather because of the command of the Holy One, blessed is He, in His holy Torah . . . However in 2404, he writes, There are t

Israelis Buying A Slice Of America BY ADAM ROSS Yoav, a 34yearold sports club manager in Jerusalem cant afford to buy a property in Israel, but surprisingly, he owns two properties in Pittsburgh, Penn

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Israel News Briefs Residents Of Judea And Samaria Salute IDF By Aryeh Savir Over the past year, life in Judea and Samaria has become a precarious affair due to the increase of terrorism on the roads.

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Gush Katif Revisited Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER When Gush Katif was destroyed eight years ago, four communities from Northern Samaria were also systematically destroyed and cleansed of any Jewis

sure the events are successful. This year in addition to myself and Aharon, Deanna Meyer joined our effortsthe events success would not have been possible without her involvement. She was in charge of

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