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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover That statement and the commentaries around it inform us of the prevalence of immoral people prutzim. It also tells us that when dealing with immoral people,

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 4 opinion that the sages forbade cases of seclusion between a minor and a gentile.2 The Leniencies There are, however, nine categories of heterim, leniencies or e


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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 6 5 Fond of Her. The Gemara Kiddushin 81a tells us that the leniency of husband is in town does not apply when the man who would be alone with her is particularly

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LUACH November 23December 2 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 6 Kislev Erev Shabbos CALENDAR Friday, November 24 Daf yomi Makkos 19 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag ham

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 9 Conclusion The headlines that we have been subjected to for the past number of weeks should urge us all to take this prohibition quite seriously. The reader is

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TREASURES Continued from Front Cover I never had the opportunity to meet my grandfather, whose reputation is one of great honor, refinement, modesty, and warmth. However, when I look at his photograph

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TREASURES Continued from Page 14 I will, however, present another method to elevate use of a smartphone which I recently utilized. I am unaware of the exact name of the application because I was using

journalism until he was fired from all his longheld and respected positions on Tuesday. How did this avalanche of events that violate all civilized societal norms cross all redlines and trespass what

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover into broadcasting an audio version of the Five Towns Jewish Times beginning on Saturday night, December 2 at 900 p.m. at AM970 in New York, and around the worldh

to meet with the management of WNYMAM970. We walked through the various studios and production rooms, met with the program director and engineering staff. We discussed the production, the introductory

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 19 staying behind to help those who remained or just had no place else to go. One of the nights outstanding presenters was Rabbi Noach Majesky of Ghana in Central Afric

SADAT VISIT Continued from Front Cover mind and an open heart and with a conscious determination so that we might establish permanent peace based on justice. It was an unprecedented move for an Arab l

on behalf of the Anwar Sadat Congressional Gold Medal Committee established to spearhead the advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill, that the legislation has garnered over 160 House and 33 Senator cosponsor

One Israel Fund Continued from Page 23 unwavering commitment and support of donors to One Israel Fund who have made fledgling towns safer and more viable for families to settle. Whether it is with hit

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS A Breakthrough Event At JCC Inside The World Of Drugs And Substance Abuse The Marion and Aaron Gural JCC hosted an informative, professional community workshop addressing a diffi

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 25 The girls then went to the home of their principal, Rabbi Shlomo Adelman, who, together with his wife, Chany, hosted a beautiful seudat shlishit. During th

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 27 Autumn At Cahal Kindergarten Now that the temperature has finally started to fall, so have the autumn leaves that the kindergartners in the HANC Cahal cla

Swish For Sderot Concludes Preliminaries Swish FOR AMERICAN FRIENDS OF SDEROT Annual Yeshiva Day School 8th Grade Basketball Tournament Game 12. Moriah and RPRY squared off for their final two gam

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 29 or 10,000 cash. Top seller wins a catered Big Game Party for 25 To learn more, visit Sderot. orgfootball. Yeshiva League Roundup DRS 71, Rambam 52. DRS was led by

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supposed to be. Are only the girls who chase boys the ones getting married today Response Question I am the mother of two daughters in shidduchim. I wont tell you how wonderful they are, because ever

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 34 involved. Quite frankly, I am not a fan of the way he handled the situation. Had he never spoken to your daughter but just briefly encountered her, it would have be

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From Shy To Sociable Dear Esther, Throughout my whole childhood and into adulthood, Ive always felt shy around peopleparticularly when meeting new people. Even around people I know well, I cant say Im

This is a great time for you to begin the journey of selfawareness, in an attempt to understand what else has contributed to your feelings of shyness. Try to pull it apart and look under the hood When

Turning It Around Advice From YidParenting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS It began with an email. Dear Rabbi Ross, My kids are very inconsiderate to others. They only think about themselves, and it drives me nu

thats the WAY IT IS No Gold Standard In spite of having recently written in this paper about being forced to install AOL Gold in place of my former AOL software, my kvetching did not assuage my disapp

Animal Talk BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I think its awesome that were always finding out new and exciting things about animals. And by we, I mean scientists who apparently already know all there is to know

Maybe scientists should look into that. But no, scientists are busy answering questions like, Why are dogs noses wet Theyre wet because they cant hold a tissue. Duh. What does that scientific study lo

Real Clear Daf Q A Review A review of some of this weeks daf yomi key concepts Parashas Vayeitzei Makkos BY RABBI SHMUEL WISE Q. Does the punishment of lashes apply when the Torah provides a correc

lashes as long as he has left the door open to rectifying the sin. But Reish Lakish was forced to not accept this understanding based on his opinion about the definition of a valid warning. Namely, Re

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 45 The Shach 2949 disagrees and frees the broker of any responsibility, since the loan was intact when sold and the default occurred later, but Pischei Teshuvah 29

insights on THE TORAH Vayeitzei Beyond The Circumstances From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And Jacob lifted his feet and went. Bereishis 291 Philosophers have long struggled with the grea

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insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Jewish People Sons And Sheep The portion of Vayeitzei relates at length how Yaakov, while sojourning with Lavan, was involved with sheep. He was b

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CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 51 itive commandments like Shabbos, they involve not doing something. But upon closer reflection, the difference between the cessation of labor on Shabbos and the

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 54 Rabban Gamliel was not a Nasi when this story took place. However, other Acharonim disagree. Furthermore, why didnt Rabban Gamliel send a messenger so he could

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The Rebbe From Lubavitch, Part 10 BY R NISON GORDON, ZL TRANSLATED BY P. SAMUELS Note This series of articles is translated from biographical sketches about the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mend

Lubavitch Continued from Page 59 erinoslav, in Riga where he came as a chassan, and today he still stands at his rostrum with his eyes in his Siddur. After a while in Riga, a dwelling was found for th

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OU Publishes 250th Issue Of Daf HaKashrus It began as an initiative in 1992 by Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of the Orthodox Union Kosher Division. Today the OUs Daf HaKashrus has become one of the most

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 64 we try to facilitate a meeting of the minds between buyers and sellers so that everyone feels they got a good deal. Joining Hands For Chazaqs Upcoming 5th A

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 72 planted strong roots that will assuredly continue to nurture the American and even international charge of preserving, sustaining, and expanding the authenti

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Miller Presents Awards To Women And Veterans Assemblywoman Missy Miller thanks Girl Scouts for participating in the ceremony Assemblywoman Melissa Miller presents awards to Gwynn Campbell, Nadine Ja

Assemblywoman Miller honors Daniel Breier and grandson Myles Breier, who have both served in the U.S. Army Assemblywoman Miller honors Daniel MacPhee Assemblywoman Miller honors Syd Mandelbaum and

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Chesed at Central drive was held throughout the entire day Tuesday in the MTA library. Dozens of students showed up to do a simple good deed that literally saves lives. Additionally, rebbeim, faculty

Community News Continued from Page 81 nalist Chloe Valdary. Valdary shared her unique journey with the students, from her upbringing in a Christian family in New Orleans that observed the Jewish holid

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Community News Continued from Page 82 teer activities, was present during the graduation, as were various offi cials from the city and Jewish community. In an effort to improve response times in vari

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Open Another 10 Shas Yiden Kollelim BY RABBI ELIEZER SANDLER Sar HaTorah, Maran HaGaon Rav Chaim Kanievsky, shlita, Rav Chaim first gave a farher on Shas and then hosted a most joyous siyum for the av

and some of their sons studying in yeshiva in Yerushalayim attended. One of the supporters arrived directly from the airport with his carryon in hand, and after the siyum that same night he flew back

Shas Yiden Continued from Page 87 questions on the accuracy of texts anywhere in Shas, they call Shas Yiden in Bnei Brak or Bet Shemesh and get instant answers. This kind of expertise and knowledge is

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 28 In Memory Of Tzila Bar, By Leah Rabi It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we share the news of the untimely passing of our dear friend Tzila S

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 99 are experienced, warm morahs who are dynamic and creative. The North Woodmere branch is under the direction of its beloved head staffdirector Suri Feuchtwa

Rabbi Simcha Lefkowitz Dedication The friends, admirers, and congregants of the revered Rabbi Simcha Lefkowitz, shlita, will have an opportunity to show their appreciation for his lifelong selfless de

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 101 Centers is a unique preventive model that specifically aims to keep families together. Emunah of Americas goal is to prevent these children from being pla

Mrs. Helen Spirn, head of school, with SKA students member and SKA parent, introduced the girls to their mentors and explained more about how the process will work. Mrs. Bluma Drebin, SKA principal,

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 105 friends of the library demonstrate steadfast commitment to Torah values and community involvement. The event will also be an opportunity for the community

prepare for the right jobs in the context of the frum lifestyle, Adele Dubin, cofounder of WayFind, explained. Mordy Golding, director of content at, said, Of the top 25 skills required f

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