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See Pages 35 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 54 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 24 24 ADAR I 5776 MARCH 4, 2016 FROM THE EDITOR Israel Tra

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KAIFENG TO KOTEL Continued from Front Cover wei, Yue Ting, Li Jing, Li Yuan, and Li Chengjin Luluhave been studying Hebrew and Judaism intensively for several years in Kaifeng. Upon arrival in Israel,

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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian 42 92 40 110 97 82 106 108 32 54 78 80 47 45 104 109 13 58 39 77 Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Common Language Gavriel Aryeh Sa

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover in at about 140 pounds and measures about 57 in height. Yet despite those dimensions, it was not a difficult labor. The son I speak of is really a fu

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 9 ica great again. I have been hearing that for months now, and would feel a lot better if the slogan were backed up with some specifics. I understand the e

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover worse. And its not just about U.S. policy on Israel. It is about the longterm emotional and financial health of the country. For now, the political discourse

a future Palestinian state. The good news is that these central points are nonstarters. The Palestinian Authority cannot, by its very nature, cease or even curtail incitement against Israel. And they


HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover ored beer to the college students at no charge. Thats friendly. It is also the birthplace of the product known as Jolly Rancher candies, named to connote th

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 17 a clear disclaimer on the outer package that there are nonkosher items in that package. The OUs Response This author has reached out to Rabbi Menachem Genack,

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 18 zia 5b concerning shepherds. It seems that shepherds have a tendency to allow their own flock to pasture on land that is not their own. This is true regarding o

According to this third approach, whenever the possibility of violation is greater than nonviolation, we must assume that there is a biblical prohibition of Lifnei Iver. If we are unable to determine

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 21 that said, what exactly are we doing here The Cedarhurst establishment views the March 15 election with discomfort. Mayor Ben Weinstock and the rest of the trustees

says he is puzzled by the challengers because Cedarhurst as a neighborhood and a business center is doing superbly well. We feature the lowest taxes on Long Island and not only work well together, but

Dirshu Kinnus Continued from Page 23 Established By Gedolei HaDor Eight years ago, the impetus to start the daf hayomi bhalacha program was done with the guidance and encouragement of the posek hador

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Dirshu Kinnus Continued from Page 24 said that a person who merits to properly observe halacha and perform the mitzvos exactly as prescribed by halacha is endowed with kedushah from heaven, a kedushah

Varsity Playoffs DRS defeats TABC, 6537, in Yeshiva League quarterfinal. After a close first quarter, DRS took a 9point lead at halftime and never looked back, pulling away Boys JV Preliminary Round

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 27 Metropolitan Jewish Day School Basketball League Seventh Grade Boys Semis NSHA 55, MDY 32 Flatbush 53, HAFTR 45 Flatbush v. North Shore Championship Game Boys JV

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Question We need guidance about our daughter who is coming home from seminary in Israel. But first I want to tell you about my 27yearold daughter, to provide background information. The females in our

are not looking for stickthin girls. In fact, many have acknowledged that they are more attracted to a girl who is not skinny. However, in the world of needing to show off to strangers who in reality

Toy Story BY SANDY ELLER Even when my kids were little, I knew there were certain toys that I would save for my grandkids, no matter how many years down the road that would prove to be. Our entire Leg

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Toy Story Continued from Page 34 its many twists and turns, and all of the assorted accessories. Once you have everything the way you want it, then comes the best part playing Six days work shall be

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Ahead Of Schedule A few years ago, my children made a lovely surprise party for me in honor of a special birthday, but the date that had been selected turne

by the two of them. As we were buttoning our coats, Lisa said, Im getting nervous about tomorrow. Confused, I asked why. Her answer was simple Because tomorrow is the funeral I did not dare look at my

Put Your Hands Together BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I never know what to do with my hands. Except, magically, when Im not thinking about them. Were always trying to figure out what to do with our hands, es

it. But researchers had a video. The study was conducted at the Weizmann Institute, and it was one of those studies where you come in and wait for the study to begin, and thats the study. The research

BUSINESS WEEKLY By Rabbi Meir Orlian Overstatement Mr. Halperin was reviewing his financial files. He found a loan document, signed by witnesses, that Mr. Stein borrowed 600 two years before, and the

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Chassidus BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Teacher 6. Hockey great Selnne 11. El alien name 14. Susan of song 15. Its in presentday Jordan 16. Davening option 17. Say l

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Six Signs Of Sleep Apnea Sleeping Right At Night BY MICHAEL MORGENSTERN, MD Its Friday night, right after Shabbos dinner, and you take the opportunity to go to bed early. Several seconds later, your h


YU Students Host Major GeneticScreening Event A groundbreaking 1,162 participants were able to receive free, comprehensive genetic testing during three sessions organized by Yeshiva Universitys Studen

genetic counselor. A generous subsidy from JScreen meant there were no outofpocket costs to anyone who attended the screening, ensuring that expense was not a barrier for anyone seeking testing. This

Reducing Depression In The Elderly BY ANITA KAMIEL , RN, MPS Depression in the elderly is a serious problem that is far too often overlooked. Loneliness is usually the catalyst. Seniors may live far a


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DR. BOS DIET Continued from Page 54 But falling asleep can be as simple as 478. Remember these numbers and you can help your body fall asleep in as little as one minute The technique, also known as Th

Grandell Setting Standards Of Excellence In Senior Care BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is the premier choice of residents and their families throughout the Five T

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im in a horrible situation and feel so hopeless about any possible relief from my misery. My husband Reuven and I have two children, both teenagers. Neither o

particularly children who have ADD. Not that its totally relevant to your challenge right now, but I have to wonder whether Reuven also has ADD, and not only relates to Yank but also enjoys some sort

Grandell Rehab Continued from Page 57 Featured at Grandells stateoftheart gym is the AlterG treadmill, which greatly facilitates patient rehabilitation. Research shows that using the AlterG sharply s

know they are safe. Grandell has given us a great experience and a positive result. I highly recommend Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Care to anyone who needs skilled care. Grandell Rehabilitatio

RAMBAM Continued from Page 61 Over the past two years, since the center was established, Rambam has been taking in an increasing number of children from Gaza who suffer from severe kidney disease and

Printing It OT Touro Students Design Their Own Tools The simple act of sipping water through a plastic straw was a challenge for Stephanie Jacobs client, a 46yearold mother who suffers from Amyotrophi

Retirement Living At The New Nautilus Mention the word Catskills, and it conjures up good feelingsthe card rooms, the showroom, the guests, and, of course, the food. So when people started calling the

Bonei Olam Where Miracles Happen Infertility is challenging, but there is hope. Recent decades have seen a virtual explosion in the field of fertility treatments. Thanks to the miraculous breakthrough


BONEI OLAM Continued from Page 65 granted opportunity after costly opportunity without ever being asked to repay or even donate to the cost. Payments for doctor appointments, specialists, pharmacy inv

A StopSmoking Protocol The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association NADA has a protocol known as battlefield acupuncture, a type of auricular acupuncture that is widely used to treat various ad

up a flight of steps without losing his breath. He certainly didnt enjoy the added expense of the cigarettes. He had tried to quit smoking numerous times over the years, including his own withdrawal a

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The Future Of Medical Services On Long Beach Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky, along with Representative Kathleen Rice, Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford, and the Long Beach City Council, hosted a forum t

Jerusalem WaldorfAstoria Teams Up With El Al WaldorfAstoria Jerusalem has announced an exclusive partnership with El Al Israel Airlines to offer guests the ultimate in convenience for luxury travel to


Making History In Orlando Innovative Campaign To Save Orlando Torah Academy The revolutionary campaign to save Orlando Torah Academys building has seen incredible success in the past few weeks. Close

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 42 When the lender admits that the amount listed was in error, the borrower is believed that he repaid everything, replied Rabbi Dayan. The lenders admission that

Hillel Baal Shem, Sefer HaCheshek People Of The Book Classic Works Of The Jewish Tradition BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON Working in the abandoned Judaica collection of the Kiev Vernadsky Library during the im

Sefer HaCheshek Continued from Page 77 and a surprising degree of autobiographical information. Dr. PetrovskyShtern, now a distinguished historian at Northwestern University in Chicago, argues convinc

ing about coming home to a dinner he might not really want to eat. The good news We lived right near Central Avenue, so there was always a takeout place as emergency backup if dinner went awry. Fastfo

The Kosher Food Wine Experience Wine In A Box, Tipsy Sorbets, Pastrami Babka, And More BY SANDY ELLER I promised myself it wouldnt happen again this year, but sadly it did. After spending four hours

miserably. Amid all of the wine and liquor were some really fine eats, with gorgeous pastrami babkas, oxtail and beefcheek nachos topped with a green chili sauce, pulled smoked sliders, and both Polis

KFWE Continued from Page 81 cooking, like Silverleaf Caterers, whose beef stew was flavored with hints of chocolate and coffee as well as a healthy dose of Irelands famed Guinness stout. If I had to p

Its not enough to just commemorate, but more importantly its got to become a part of us. And thats what the KHEC enables us to do, said Rabbi Sholom Friedmann, KHEC director and chief executive office

Community News Continued from Page 83 for a touching evening. Morah Chaviva Pfeiffer spoke emotionally about her experiences on a recent trip to Cracow, where the Bais Yaakov movement was born. With p

Some YUHSG students at the school Shabbaton Preparing for Shabbat in chemistry, Chumash, and history classrooms is a different feeling than a typical Friday afternoon. It is definitely an unforgettab

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Community News Continued from Page 85 an exciting uptick in enrollment. The division is participating in the AVICHAIsponsored Partnership for Jewish Educations Atideinu pilot initiative on recruitment

Community News Continued from Page 87 undefeated 40 record, the JV Dandy Lions witnessed their first bout of adversity of the College Bowl season and lost both of their matches to bring their record t

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Community News Continued from Page 88 YUs Wilf Campus in Washington Heights. The program is open to the public and refreshments will be served. Panelists will include Danny Ayalon, former Israeli depu

YO U R A D COULD BE HERE 5165690502 EDITORS NOTE The 5TJT Real Estate columnist, Anessa V. Cohen, is recovering from minor surgery. Her column is scheduled to resume next week. 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES Ma

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Adar Happiness Is Brewing At LY Library With Purim just around the corner, the Levi Yitzchak Library hosted second and thirdgrade girls from Yeshiva Shaarei Zion. The students we

430 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 500 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 515 am Y.I. of Woodmere Magid Shiur Rabbi Rafael Fink 530 am Chofet

HANC BMP Journey To The Heights The HANC High School beit midrash program BMP comprises students who are motivated to achieve the highest level of scholarship in their limudei kodesh classes. Students

A Grand Reception For Mercaz HaTorah 1 2 3 Gourmet Seasons sponsored a reception, hosted by Yoeli Steinberg and Mayer Gold, this past Monday, February 29, to benefit Yeshiva Mercaz HaTorah of Belle

We Are All Achiezer PHOTOS BY MOSHE GERSHBAUM AND TSEMACH GLENN This past Sunday night, February 28, an unprecedented and incredible evening of tribute took place at the Sands Atlantic Beach. The cro

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 99 Other components of the three days included a session on emunah and a session on editing. The session on emunah was given by Rabbi Selengut, a rebbe in th

musician Yosef Karduner. Students are gearing up for the annual DRS Purim Chagigah and Purim skit which take place on Purim night at DRS. one will join them in supporting Israel. Priority1 Shiur S

insights on THE TORAH Vayakhel The Day After From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Moshe gathered the assembly of the Children of Israel. Shmos 351 Some years ago in Johannesburg, where I live, th

Yeshiva Of South Shores 59th Legacy Dinner, March 13 Rebbetzin Tzirel Kamenetzky Scholarship Fund Dovid and Faygie Meisels, Guests of Honor Honoring the Legacy Joseph and Faye Tannenbaum, obm Congre

Agudath Israel Leadership Goes To Washington A delegation of some 50 lay leaders of Agudath Israel of America converged on the nations capital earlier this week to mark the 55th anniversary of Rabbi M

with any business, individual, or entity which promotes or engages in activities to boycott Israel and other U.S. allies. Recently, I went to Sderot, and stood on the front lines of terror, said Assem

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Muktzeh Marvels The Gemara records the story of a man who was deathly ill. He did not have any children and he knew that when he passed away, his wife would

Are You Indispensable PROVIDED BY AVI ASHKENAZY Perhaps youre frequently told by peoplecolleagues at work, family members, or friendsthat they dont know what theyd do without you. It makes you feel im

Supporting Sderot Across The Coast JCC Continued from Page 109 as a beautiful and meaningful gift. Join this wirewrapping mezuzah workshop using a glass tube and your choice of wire from a wide varie


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