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See Page 15 See Page 11 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 35 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 13 NO. 32 1 SIVAN 5773 MAY 10, 2013 Waving The Flag

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover few election cycles. Prior to that point, these elections used to be highly contested, with the sides split down the middle over priorities relating to a 90

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 stant discussions with both sides in an attempt to reach some kind of agreement and maintain unity. The hope is that a deal that everyone can live with is struck

The dynamics of the electorate here and the layout and design of the district are the kind that begs for this kind of split. Included in the district are the locales of Atlantic Beach and Inwood, both

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 public schools, Juan Zapeta of Inwood. Though he filed his petitions, last week word surfaced that Mr. Zapeta may have withdrawn his candidacy. There is so much m

FEATURES Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Around The Five Towns Around The World Daf Yomi Insights R Avrohom Sebrow Dating Forum The Dish Elke Probkevitz Heal

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 11 the support of 26 percent of voters in the early running. The councilman is a little late for our rendezvous because of a meeting with Mayor Bloomberg on proposed le

WISDOM AND MESORAH Continued from Front Cover it gives him. Because of that, he may not keep a sufficient distance from things that are forbidden, thus causing Hashem to be angry with him. Of the many

WISDOM AND MESORAH Continued from Page 13 low in individuals who have spent almost every waking moment of their livessome for 8090 yearstotally immersed in the depths of Torah study. Almost always, wh

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WISDOM AND MESORAH Continued from Page 14 on a daily basis. I remember one particular incident about 30 years ago, when the 50th yahrzeit of the rosh yeshivas father and rebbe, Rav Dovid Leibowitz, zt

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WISDOM AND MESORAH Continued from Page 16 Sofer wrote to a rav who had an extremely novel interpretation to allow a certain questionable geirus to stand that while the new and creative ideas he sugges

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Thats Not The Point BY LARRY GORDON Editors Note. My dear friend Rabbi Aryeh Ginzbergs eloquent and cogent assault see his cover article in this weeks issue on those who see positive aspects in some o

Rabbi Lipman Explains His Views On Tuesday, Rav Aharon Feldman of Ner Yisroel Yeshiva in Baltimore was recorded excoriating Yesh Atid MK Rabbi Dov Lipman, calling him amongst other things a rasha. Her

Rabbi Lipman Continued from Page 21 with a service the rest can study Torah uninterrupted until age 21 and then serve in military or national service geared specifically to chareidim and their lifesty

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover of Lawrence Trustee. I was interviewed by the Lawrence Association, which subsequently endorsed me. I was interviewed by the Nassau Herald and I ment

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 23 The two teenagers at Gourmet Glatt were also in favor of the idea because they have a friend who was a victim of latenightearlymorning violence and he ha

And if the children are uncomfortable calling one of the parents of the group, then someone else who agrees to serve as the person to be called, can be called. Does anyone really believe this is a bad

WHY I AM RUNNING Continued from Front Cover for so long. When I learned that a seat opened up on the board I decided to take the plunge. I am an educator and director of a school in Suffolk County. My

letters to THE EDITOR An Achiezer ThankYou Dear Editor, I just wanted to write a note of thanks to an incredible group of people, the Achiezer volunteers Yes, there were jokes and comments about all t

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 27 edly support his candidacy for school board. His lengthy experience in managing diverse schools and his devotion to all students in the district make him t

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTOS BY NAOMI COHEN PHOTOGRAPHY Your Opinion Please, Part 3 Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO Last week I wrote about a party planner. This week someone mentioned an orthopedist. It r

leading up to the big day All the family seemed warm, close, and friendly to each otherwhich is not always the case and they were nice to me. Three generations were playfully interacting and posing wi

The Real Key To Weight Loss, Part 3 BY DR. RACHAEL SCHINDLER In the first article of this series, available at 5tjt.comtherealkeytoweightloss, I explained how I teach my clients how to work on speedin

more obese group as well. Progesterone, the next primary female hormone, helps balance estrogen and serves as a precursor to cortisol stress hormone, testosterone, and estrogen. When progesterone drop

Eating It Too BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Today we bring you some exciting new studies in the field of losing weight. Losing weight is a subject that weighs heavily ouch on the minds of most of our society

chocolate cake for dessert. Over the course of the study, the people in the first group lost an average of 33 pounds per person, and then put 22 back on, while the second group lost an average of 48 p

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin My Brothers Keeper And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him Exodus 24. In Parashas Shmos, we are all taught how when Moshe was sent

Question I am a divorced man in my late thirties. I learn every day, am financially successful, and considered goodlooking. Although I was married only a short time, I have a son. I have been divorced

5TJT Puzzle Family Tree BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Like Gollum, e.g. 4. Not hot 8. Brainstorm 12. Place to play 13. Buffalos lake 14. Decorate 15. Angers 16. Communicate silently 17. Bet Shemesh 18. Pla

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Boys To Men 1 P L A N R I N A 21 24 27 28 29 2 3 4 5 H 6 I 7 S S 8 9 U N C L E R A L E S L O U 23 10 11 12 13 14 17 20 15 18 A L T O I A L 22 25 30

Photo Prose Continued from Page 31 and making suggestions that everyone should be together in one photo I explained I knew what I was doing and this is what the client wanted. But their early confiden

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Its All Good Have you ever heard a wonderful dvar Torah and told the speaker, Thats a good vort It may be a good vort, but your praise may not be so good. Th

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz All About The Cheesecake All year long, we build up our repertoire of chicken and meat dishes to prepare for Shabbos and yom tov. We have our gotos that please our guests

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THE DISH Continued from Page 42 Directions Preheat oven to 350F. Line 9 springform pan on bottom with parchment paper and spray interior of pan with nonstick spray. In a food processor, blend graham c

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, I am what you may call a distinguished gentleman. By distinguished, I mean I am an altakaka in m

this is the right thing for you at this point in your life Do you envision yourself remarrying Or, do you see yourself casually dating and not ready to settle down I think before getting involved with

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Sad Validation About two years ago I shared with my family, friends, and readers of this column my experience with the drug known as Ambien. Those who know

until very late. So, despite the fact that I knew sort of that it was Shabbos, I drove home My prayer at the time was that nobody I knew was outside and would see me driving. I wasnt worried about Has

The Depths Of JewHatred Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Who has made us Jews different from all other people Who has allowed us to suffer so terribly up until now It is Gd who has made us as we are,

Whats In Your Bag How A Journalist Prepares To Cover An Event Abroad BY SAM SOKOL Im in Budapest now. Over the last few weeks, Ive been in Turkey, Ukraine, and the United States. Now we must add Hunga

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Telephones And Technology Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM American history boasts that the telephone was invented in Boston by Alexander Graham Bell 184

Machberes Continued from Page 55 day of Shavuos, a restatement of the obvious is a periodically needed reinforcement that observant Jews are special and that strenuous efforts have to be exerted to ma

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen underwater must be inspected by a licensed plumberat the very least to make sure of its safety after being compromised by the saltwater. In the case

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REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 57 Replacement of damaged structural items, such as floors, walls, or wall joists, can be a gray area, depending on the type of work as well as the size of the project

Santino Brings Mobile Town Hall To 5T insights on THE TORAH Designated Roles To Work Together BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE The parashah begins with the counting of the Jewish nation and the sepa

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 28 If he only wanted to break down the barriers and walls of animosity and distrust, I believe there would be no issues from the chareidi press, whether here

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS AHH Bake Sales, May 12 13 Avigdors Helping Hand will be having its seventh annual preShavuos bake sale. There will also be orchid plants and flower arrangements for sale, lkavod

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 61 Religious have regular army and yeshivot hesder. The nonreligious have regular army. There are programs and whole departments of people whose jobs are to c

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 down the terrorists, and ultimately restored safety back to the residents on that Shabbos. Yoni showed the students a video from a drone that was flying ov

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 a productive talent that makes him a part of the community. When he feels good about himself he will start feeling good about learning again. The guest spe

help, RCCS does, describing the lifesaving efforts on behalf of the patients being helped right here in our community. Every dollar contributed to RCCS can make a difference in a patients life. Over t

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 European Waxing Center For Smooth, Flawless Skin By Rochelle Maruch Miller Tucked away in Lawrence, the European Waxing Center offers guests a plethora of

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The Job Hunter Dont Look For Anything BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER I often meet people who say, I really need a job. Ill take anything A job search that starts with Ill take anything is almost guaranteed

Community News From Around The World Jewish Academy Names Honorees For May 19 Gala On May 19, The Jewish Academy, Suffolk Countys premier independent school, will honor Mr. Josh Justic, Mr. Max Marcus

folk County. He built a beautiful edifice in Hauppauge, with Arnold by his side. But their dedication did not stop there. They also arranged for a mortgage, and then donated their services to the comm

Community News Continued from Page 83 Mark Hasten, chairman of the Touro College Board of Trustees, and Anne Bayefsky, director of the Touro College Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust IHRH pa

It is a distressing time for Torah and its students in Eretz Yisrael. Various powerful political forces have been emboldened to seek to undermine the invaluable treasure of our lives and the very soul

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