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See Page 87 See Page 9 See Pages 35 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 22 8 ADAR 5775 FEBRUARY 27, 2015 FROM THE EDITOR

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Mark Weitzman has spent his entire professional career standing up and speaking out for Jewish communities around the world. As direc tor of government affa

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 week, he related the details of a conference he had recently attended on digital terrorism. Our discussion headed in a number of directions and covered more than

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 13 of Mr. Wiesenthal. Weitzman says of Simon Wiesenthal that aside from hunting down and exposing Nazis, he was a humanitarian who cared deeply about peoples rights

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 17 eral Assembly meetings at the UN, in a meeting between President Obama and Mr. Erdogan, the subject raised by the president was the antiJewish pronouncements ema

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover Nah, we need someone with life experiencea young guy cant be expected to handle issues and advise on difficult realities. What is it with this nocollege bus

sum 160 discusses a case where there were four candidates for the position, and relatives of one of the candidates had bribed a number of members to vote for their relative. The Chasam Sofer ruled tha

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KOL SHIRA Continued from Front Cover attributed to Avraham Avinu, tells us, Gd created His universe with three books bsefer, bsfar, bsippur. Torah is not just meant to be written and learned on an ind

KOL SHIRA Continued from Page 25 ish Studies and director of the James Striar School and Isaac Breuer College at Yeshiva University. His professional eminence in Jewish education took him to the Board

leaving the metzuyanim to attempt to fill the role of Rebbe Shimon in each generation. Rabbi Well has not been alone in bringing the kollel to where it is today. Aside from the shuls and rabbanim tha

LEARNING TO WORKING Continued from Front Cover of a ben Torah and not separate from it, and a concerted effort by the baal habayis to develop close relationships with a rav and with peers. I just com

to begin working or disappointed and ashamed that they could no longer make it in learning Finally, are former kollel members equipped with the skills and training necessary to become effective breadw

LEARNING TO WORKING Continued from Page 29 and a ben Torah is simply the honest, realistic, and necessary route. No one wants disappointed wives of frum working men who never took the opportunity to a

parts. They are all segments of a beautiful, broad life being lived as an eved Hashem. Ones profession is nothing less than a facet of ones avodah. It is an extension of oneselfa manifestation of ones

Anticipation Mounts For Dirshu Shabbos Convention, March 1315 BY CHAIM GOLD The Dirshu convention is really special. It is purely and solely designed to celebrate limud haTorah achievements. It is exh

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Dirshu Continued from Page 32 R Aharon Feldman, rosh yeshiva Ner Yisrael of Baltimore R Yehoshua Fuhrer, rav and rosh kollel Bobov of Toronto R Yitzchok Zalman Gipps, rosh kollel Tiferes Yaakov Yos

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen New Efforts In Efficiency Talk about monotonousthe recurring dreams I have at night are of breaking the ice on my walkway and driveway day after day

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Mr. Hendler called Mr. Zimmer. Im halfway through the renovations, he said, but just received an offer for a longterm pr

Yitzchak, C.M. 3917 Pischei Choshen, Sechirus 739 116. However, other Rishonim indicate that a kablan can retract, but must suffer the monetary consequences, continued Rabbi Dayan. Rav Spector underst

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you want to marry someone who doesnt want to be married Sometimes we want what we want so badly that we ignore all the signs that are staring us right in the face. My intention is not to be harsh but

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Beautiful Noise A rich man once invited a beggar to share his meal. The host settled quietly into his seat and tucked his linen napkin beneath his chin

Apples And Pomegranates In light of the above, we can understand the deeper significance of the debate between two of our sages regarding the bells and pomegranates on the Kohein Gadols robe. The deba

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 43 ter between the Jew and his Gd, not something to be paraded in the streets. Tefillin, Shabbos, the sanctity of family life, esoteric concepts such as Divine re

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ADULT COSTUMES Continued from Page 44 wore it, he wouldnt look special. Like for example, a lot of kids dress up as a rabbi, complete with a fake beard. If a Totty put on a fake beard, everyone would

ADULT COSTUMES Continued from Page 47 people showed up in bekeshes. And we were all sober. So it was a pretty awkward night. But thats what kids do, for the most partthey dress up like adults. Kids wa

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AMALEK Continued from Page 51 fell upon all the nations. But when Amalek came and challenged them, although he received his due from them, he cooled the awe of them for the nations of the world. The H

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman at the knees. I truly could not believe my eyes. At the moment, my fingers feel stiff with cold as I sit at my computer and tap at the keyboard forted to l

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ This has got to be the most frigid, freezing, frosty February in recent history. March cant come soon enough. Mishenichnas Adar marbim bchom When Adar arrives, we

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Other Side Of The Bench Continued from Page 57 terrorists were recruited with knowledge from the top and were funded before and after. They explained how the terrorists families received compensation

Tidbits From Israel Continued from Page 59 in capitalist societies threatened by communism, people condemned Jewish Bolsheviks. This is the face of this recurring obsession. As the journalist Charles

sole jurisdiction and management of these negotiations. They have chastised members of Congress supporting additional sanctions, accusing them of pushing America to war. Of course, the opposite is tru

The London Trisker Rebbes Funeral Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM The Trisker dynasty of chassidish rebbes was founded in Turisk, western Ukraine. Its p

TAGs 52nd Annual Dinner PHOTOS BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS On February 18, a full crowd of Torah Academy for Girls parents, staff, and friends came to the Sands at Atlantic Beach to honor those who make i

Machberes Continued from Page 62 as soon as possible so that the visitor rebbe would be saved the time and effort of formally visiting him. The London Coroner Refuses To Accommodate Jews The London c

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The Shrinking Mishloach Manos BY VICTORIA DWEK Whenever I visit my inlaws for Shabbat, my fatherinlaw will tell my husband, Go look in the wine cabinet and see if theres a good bottle there for you. I

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 67 North Shore at TABC Hillel at HAFTR Magen David at Frisch Boys JV1st Round TABC 53, Ramaz 48 North Shore defeated Rambam DRS 57, HANC 42 MTA 45, JEC 34 Quarterfin

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 68 Quarterfinal Matchups TABC 3, Ramaz 0 DRS 4, Kushner 0 HANC at SAR MTA at HAFTR Boys JV1st Round HANC 4, MTA 1 HAFTR 4, JEC 1 Quarterfinal Matchups DRS 4, TABC 1 F

Community News From Around The World FIDF To Hold Gala Dinner In NY, March 10 More than 1,200 prominent business and philanthropic leaders from across the country are expected to come together in soli

Community News Continued from Page 71 of his freedom for too many years, conclude Lauer and Semmelman. The document brandished by the government to implement its scheme, hidden from scrutiny until now

Good Times At MTA Students Learn About Cell Therapy By Yehuda Weschler On Wednesday, February 11, MTA High School students had the privilege of hearing Dr. Cenk Sumen address the Honors College and Ap

MTA Continued from Page 73 Auditorium in the morning, featuring lots of singing and dancing during Hallel. At the chagigah down in the Lions Den, following breakfast, which included an assortment of h

Yoeli and Toby Steinberg are a couple whose chesed permeates both their professional and home lifethe chesed of dignity and humility, of doing not what is easy, but what is right. They have passed thi

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 gling to make ends meet. What will they put on their Shabbos tables When Mordechai and Esther set up the mitzvos of Purim they included mishloach manos to

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 surance enrollment, and SNAP enrollment. JCCRP also serves as a Far Rockaway submission site for benefits. Many of JCCRPs foodpantry clients may be in need

apply the growth and learning in which our talmidim engage on a daily basis in a realworld situation. Simply Tsfat Returns To MAY On Wednesday, erev Rosh Chodesh Adar, Mesivta Ateres Yaakov ushered

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 their own megillot and groggers to use at shul. Chodesh tov and Purim sameach to everyone. HANC Celebrates The Times Of Our Life Welcoming Adar and Getti

Rambam Recap Hachnassat Sefer Torah at Rambam. Snow What snow The weather this past Sunday could not deter hun50th yahrzeit of Dora Sosnowik, zl. The procession started at the Young Israel of Lawrence

Rambam Recap Continued from Page 81 Teitelbaum, Rabbi Zev Meir Friedman, and the Rambam mishpachah. Rambam junior Avraham Sosnowik was at the head of the procession, joyously partaking in the dancing.

been engaged in an epic 3on3 February Madness Tzedakah Basketball Tournament. The 32 teams that began the tournament have dwindled to just eight, and now, amidst upsets, only the Dark Horse teams rema

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover that we know nothing other than what it means to freeze. Yes, we were in Florida just over two weeks ago, and every day was both exceptional and warm. But withou

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 85 piece will be the address by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the 16,000 delegates present. This years address will take place the day before the prime minister

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NYC Officials Reach Tentative Deal On Bris Milah Under a new tentative agreement, a mohel who performs the controversial circumcision rite of metzitzah bpeh would no longer be legally required to obta

HomeCore Avoid Construction Nightmares BY ARYE NISONSON It is a big challenge getting construction on your home or office right the first time navigating your way through the experience without a brea

Israel President Adele Biton Touched All Our Hearts B Y A N AV S I LV E R M A N On Monday evening, February 23, President Reuven Rivlin of Israel paid a condolence visit to the parents of Adele Biton,

Project HUG Kicks Off The bat mitzvah fundraising campaign of Naomi Wiener of Woodmere has generated a significant measure of excitement since it has been featured in these pages. People have a tough

Discussing Risk, Trauma, And Abuse In The Jewish Community Some 220 participants from 102 organizations gathered last week in Newark, New Jersey, for a groundbreaking conference addressing some of the

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Amudim Conference Continued from Page 98 Participants were inspired by divrei Torah from Rabbi Y.Y. Jacobson Rabbi Zecharia Wallerstein and Rabbi Elya Brudny, rosh yeshiva of the Mir Yeshiva in Brookl

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Wacky Weather Boy, did I pick the wrong week last week to write about anomalous weather in Israel I figured that an extremely unseasonal sandstorm, along with the

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