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See Page 60 See Page 8 See Pages 35 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 14 NO. 39 15 SIVAN 5774 JUNE 13, 2014 FROM THE EDITOR L

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover and Samaria brings us, in these confusing days of diplomatic doublespeak, a clear idea about what the real issues are at hand. Aside from the erudite attorne

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 he mentioned is that settlements in Judea and Samaria are illegitimate. If that is the case, the ambassador said, then I am an international criminal. The point o

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 all these years to annex or legally incorporate Judea and Samaria formally into the state that serves to buttress the claim that there is something illegitimate

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AVI FERTIG Continued from Front Cover lican candidate Avi Fertig is successful in his Assembly bid and defeats his Democratic opponent, whoever that might be. As of now, it looks like the odds are tha

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AVI FERTIG Continued from Page 16 no doubt that once the primaries are over in September this will be a race to watch. To some who have supported candidates like Harvey Weisenberg in the past and Tom

tion that also says that however one may characterize this system, this is what it is and this is how it is going to be going forward. Some added that while this system, or lack thereof, has been in p

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover his office where he gave me words of general encouragement and specific advice as to how to run and structure a campaign. Cantor described the daily

throes of a panic attack. I spoke to her for a few minutes and offered to either drive her to a hospital or to her doctors or perhaps to call 911. She told me that she had been down that road before a

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TURNING JUDAISM Continued from Front Cover after years of silence, now, in commemoration of the Rebbes 20th yahrzeit, three books have now been published on the life of one of the most towering person

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TURNING JUDAISM Continued from Page 23 self of the detailed historical framework throughout the Rebbes life, but there remains an aspect of the Rebbes existence that remains locked. In this volume, th

TURNING JUDAISM Continued from Page 25 ally, but you should have done a little research first. Perhaps the most striking dismissal from Ramash that he would consider replacing his fatherinlaw, came in

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover my mitzvah . . . Its your mitzvah if you are a mohel But you arent a mohel I cant believe that you would . . . The above conversation, in one form or anothe

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 27 dure. In Shulchan Aruch, the priyah is a second procedure, which follows the milah. Mohalim who use a shield other than the Bronstein magen can allow the father

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20th Graduating Class At Har Torah On Monday, June 9, Yeshiva Har Torah graduated its 20th class. This was the schools largest graduating class in its 25year history. As YHT commences its yearlong 25

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman One Tiny Letter Some people have a tendency to routinely get themselves into trouble. I am one of them. Confusion often reigns supreme in my life. In my cas

Over the years, Ive had as many colds, flus, and viruses as the next guy, but a computer virus was new to me so when my computer started to give me trouble, I didnt immediately make the connection. Fo

Question I am 31 years old and dating a guy. Our parents hate each other. We met on our own and although we knew that our fathers had a falling out in business years ago, we continued to date. In the

may tick off people they associate with. They might be struggling with issues of societal acceptance. Once you get the story straight, or at least most of it, you and the guy whom you want to marry mu

Rsum Rules, Part 4 The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER Sometimes its just a feeling. I dont have any proof, cant cite any sourceI just have a feeling about the right way to do something. And when

Mezhinka The Rebbe Dances With A Broom Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM With wedding invitations filling our mailboxes, we look forward to participating

Machberes Continued from Page 37 tomized for the father and the mother individually. Other times, toy brooms are distributed to family members to be carried by all in the special dance. There is no kn

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Machberes Continued from Page 38 world. He was accompanied by a large delegation of his chassidim from Israel. His first Shabbos here was held in Williamsburg, where he conducted tefillos and tisch. H

nowhere to sit. Because what can you really do at Princes Its not like you can play baseball. Arguably, one could say that if a park is taller than it is wide, its not a park. If a tree falls in a par

10 Red Flags To Look For On Dates BY TANIA HAMMER We all make mistakesespecially on dates. But if a person has a solid bein adam lchaveiro attitude, most shortcomings can be dealt with maturely and ap

her story eventually end up being deflected back to you Does heshe reply with something vague and general, such as I just like to see where things will go or It just didnt work out To make a relations

Red Flags Continued from Page 43 But what happens when there is a communication breakdown Relationship longevity is not measured by when things are going well, but rather when the strife enters. Does

Paying The Price Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER The abrupt disappearance of the latest cycle of price tag incidents and its timing, just prior to the visit of Pope Francis, created fertile ground fo

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Last year, my son got divorced from an evil, selfish, and probably emotionally disturbed individual. She really has no right being a mother and its a crime th

of safety, especially when one is not feeling particularly safe. Use your time wisely with those precious girls. Youll want much of your time together to be relaxed and fun. At the same time, be mindf

Fathers Day Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Sadly, Daddys Day does not receive the same kind of hoopla as the one reserved for moms. Dads donate half of the DNA that makes up our existence but only get

A Siyum In Silver Spring BY CHAIM GOLD All learning is good, bekiyus, iyun, Chumash, Gemara, Mishnayos, but still nothing compares to ameilus bTorah. What you people have done here learned the entire

5TJT Puzzle Lets Play BY YONI GLATT Across 1. White young Hawke movie 5. Scifi setting 10. Start of a New York chant 14. Gotcha 15. Fortunetellers card 16. Dont bet 17. Comedian Carvey 18. Lock hor

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Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Just Your Typical Shavuot 1 14 17 20 Dirshu Siyum Continued from Page 49 so too, may I merit to begin and complete other masechtos. Rav Zundel asked, The language is

start another masechta without the yetzer hara throwing obstacles in the way. DAFYOMISHIURIM In the 5 Towns Far Rockaway Area 430 am 500 am 515 am 530 am 545 am 600 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah B

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Dont Despair Little Johnny watched, fascinated, as his mother sprayed furniture polish on her old diningroom table. Why do you do that, Mommy he asked. To ma

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 56 The Shem mShmuel suggests that the problem was when the wool stayed red. Perhaps the nation repented and fully expected the wool to turn white. The fact that t

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Out Of Luck At the annual dinner of Kollel Toras Rashbi there was a limited raffle for a plane ticket to Israel. Only 10

Shaare Tzion Annual Breakfast PHOTO BY IVAN H NORMAN BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 59 than a case of twotiered pricing which is violated only when the buyer opts to pay the higher price at a l

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insights on THE TORAH Shelach Draw Your Own Conclusion From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN We cannot ascend. Bamidbar 1331 Some conclusions are more obvious to come to than others. Sometimes the

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Generation Gap In the history of a people, as in that of an individual life, things dont always go as planned. The original plan was to go like thi

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 63 hand of Gd inflicted ten supernatural plagues. When Pharaohs armies pursued them, the sea split to let them pass and then drowned their pursuers. In the desert

This is the essence of the Divine objective of creation and the mission entrusted to us at Sinai to build a dwelling for Gd in the lowly realms. To imbue our plowing, sowing, and commerce with a holy

Achiezers Second Annual Dinner Achdus and Achiezer. The two words are frequently mentioned together in the same sentence, because somehow they just seem to fit together. On Sunday evening last week, t

tors amazement. The story was a clear demonstration of what was to become the theme of the evening the concept that no act of chesed can be considered small and that even a small kindness can save a l

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS DefensiveDriving Course At MMC, June 1718 Mercy Medical Center is hosting a twosession defensivedriving course on Tuesday, June 17, and Wednesday, June 18, 530830 p.m. Classes wi

known for his harbotzas Torah over four decades, was the recipient of the Torah vAvodah award for his broad presentations of shiurim on Gemara, halachah, and Aggadah. Mr. Mordy Sittner was the recipie

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 time to serve our children in our schools. If you are interested in becoming a TOVA mentor for the school year 201415, please contact the TOVA office, 5162

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 72 the teams progression toward a solution. Few can rival the math ability and comprehension of the concepts of team member Asher Schreier. Need to know how m

letter, and a volunteer with the Jewish Poor. Next year, Inbar will be attending the Stern College Honors Program. Ariel Golshan is an AP Scholar with Honor and a member of the National Honor Societ

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Shavuos has passed and the summer began, at least unofficially, with a beautiful Shabbos. You couldnt ask for better weather. Our adorable fiveyearold grandchildre

We are the treasured people, said Mrs. Fink, and we must protect that treasure. Do not drop the crystal intoned the rebbetzin. Appreciate the treasure and preserve it. As we approach Shavuos, she said

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Spying Out The Land, Part 7 Every year since 2008, for the Parashat Shelach edition of the paper I have written a special article inspired by a Nefesh BNefesh prog

this or any other issue be it a religious issue or not in total freedom. Israel is our safe haven. And we need you and thousands like you to come join us here in order to make sure that it continues t

News From Touro College Continued from Page 87 of Deans of Schools of Social Work. In addition, he recently cochaired Lobby Day in Albany, which brought students and faculty to the state capital to ad

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Summer Of Watermelon Watermelon is the ultimate in refreshing summer produce. And while it is oh so satisfying to take a bite of a juicy wedge all on its own, there are ma

The Bus Stop A Fathers Day Message BY RABBI YISROEL JUNGREIS My parents, Rabbi Meshulem Jungreis, ah, and Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, tichyeh, were the rabbi and rebbetzin of the only Orthodox synagogu

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