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JUDGMENTAL Continued from Front Cover We are like giant magnifying glasses, burning black holes in the fabric of our social perceptions. Of course, there are different types. Techies will judge your c


FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 57 56 80 64 88 77 65 51 32 35 41 43 47 11 48 50 44 27 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community New

JUDGMENTAL Continued from Page 6 Snack judgments. These are a bit juicier. We chew on snack judgments for the sake of social fodder. These arent heated jabs or dramatic fits theyre more like nuggets o

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LUACH June 1July 9 July 12June 20 ZIP Code 11516 25 Sivan Friday, June 12 Daf yomi Nedarim 19 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 833 am 909 a

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JUDGMENTAL Continued from Page 9 Stamp judgments are what weve come to call stereotypes. Superbroad generalizations based on supersmall bits of information. When we judge a book by its coveror a human

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover between green and brown. Fortunately, that handicap did not create a problem when we were growing up and trying to distinguish between my mothers bro

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 16 to the Celebrate Israel Parade in Manhattan two Sundays ago, I was boxed in by a vehicle in front of me, one to my right, and another one behind me. All

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover the commitment to the holy sanctity of Torah itself. They are ready to take their kehillah and community to the next level. Rabbi Schachter, the assistant rabbi

at the click of a keypad button. He explains that there is Torah available at peoples fingertips online and this spurs and has whetted the appetite of greater interest and more profound analysis. Rabb

New Rabbi In Five Towns BY LARRY GORDON After a long and farreaching search, the morethan100yearold Congregation Shaaray Tefila in Lawrence has elected a rabbi to replace Rabbi Dovid Weinberger, who l

A longtime member of the shul told the 5TJT the other day that his sense is that Rabbi Orlian is a synthesis of wisdom and humility, and that he looks forward to his moving into the community and reen

Touro Colleges Honor Top Students LCM Valedictorian Simcha Himmel. As far back as high school, Simcha Himmel knew he wanted to pursue a career in marketing. He was fascinated by the approach companies

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Touro Honors Continued from Page 24 We congratulate Moshe for his extraordinary academic and leadership abilities, said Dr. Robert Goldschmidt, dean of LAS and the vicepresident for planning and asses

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ The United States Supreme Court has upheld the ongoing policy of the U.S. State Department to omit Israel as the country of birth on passports of U.S. citizens bor

News From The Hills Continued from Page 27 number of books the firstgraders completedmore than 6,000 Rabbi Mordechai Gewirtz, dean, the principals, teachers, guests, and students were filled with prid

rium in Flushing. Hundreds of men came home with classy suits for only 150. Proceeds of the sale are allocated towards Chazaqs new afterschool review program for yeshiva students. On May 17, Chazaq ho

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Question I am a 26yearold girl living in the New York area. I graduated from college five years ago. Ive never been sure about what I want to do with my future, so I have been volunteering for an orga

needs to find himself. You indicate that he is older than you. I will take a guess and say that he is around 30. And he still has not found himself yet Where is he searching Does he even know what he

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Shabbos At A Family Simcha Its always nice to try out new neighborhoodseven if only for one weekend. Away we went last weekend to Monsey for a famil

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz 1 tsp. black pepper 1 whole orange, plus orange, sliced Directions Combine orange, lime, and lemon juices, olive oil, oregano, 1 teaspoon salt, rosemary, and garlic in a

Jewish Croatia From Dubrovnik to Split BY DR. NAOMI L. BAUM The sparkling Adriatic provides a beautiful backdrop to a summer vacation rich in Jewish history. Driving the 228 kilometers 142 miles from

A bar with the sign Tziduk HaDin in its current site since the mid1500s, is located on Zudioska ulica Jew Street, a reminder that in medieval times this was the center of the Dubrovnik ghetto. Many J

Jewish Croatia Continued from Page 37 the walls of the lower level of the castle and you have a very exciting visit for any Jewish traveler. What are those menorahs doing there, and how did we find th

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Jewish Croatia Continued from Page 38 are held every Friday night, and the synagogue serves as a lively meeting place for the 100 or so Jews who live in Split. The synagogue itself is beautiful in its

insights on THE TORAH Shlach Heads Up From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And you shall see the land. Bamidbar 1318 And it shall be tzitzis for you that you may see it Bamidbar 1539 Perspective

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 41 I remember a farbrengen in yeshiva in Montreal when I was a student. Our mashpia and mentor, Reb Velvel Greenglass, of blessed memory, was waxing lyrical on t

right out of my head. So, once again, I called him. The poor guy has probably been living on Xanax since he met me. Again, he calmly explained things to me, and this time I got it Changing my password

Loving Lawrence My Journey BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN Moving to Lawrence was one of the best moves Ive ever made. Ive lived in several placesWoodmere, the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Massachusetts, and L

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword 2B Yiddish BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Job for Max Weinberg 4. Father of wellknown twins 9. Talmud option 14. Billy Joels to Extremes 15. Center line on a stick

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DAFYOMISHIURIM In the 5 Towns Far Rockaway Area 430 am 500 am 515 am 530 am 545 am 600 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Gro

old Snipishok Jewish cemetery in Vilnius. The senior Rabbi Schlesinger is the rosh yeshiva Haramah in London and is devoted to protecting and preserving Jewish holy sites in Europe. Rabbi Schlesinger

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im 23 years old and Ive been dating for a couple of years. Unlike most of my friends parents, my mother basically cant be bothered speaking to shadchanim and

ried about outliving her Not a problemmost women live longer than men. Are you worried about what other people might say Who careshappiness is the best revenge. And finally, though at the moment a six

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 51 Maggid, he requested a vort. The Maggid said he had a question that had perplexed him for many years, and for which he had very recently found an answer. He pr

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian New Evidence Rabbi Dayan was concluding the fifth session in a protracted case. We will convene once more in 30 days, Ra

Sefarim are purchased for the beis midrash with the intention that they will be available for use there when a person takes sefarim home he denies others the ability to use them. This is true even whe

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 57 U.S. and kids go through the system here. Our youngest covered all of Bereishit in first grade. Five times How Well, they understand the words from the getgo, s

NCYI Basketball Crowns Two Champions For 2015 The National Council of Young Israel Basketball League concluded its 2015 season with a championship doubleheader on June 3. The opening game featured a m

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 59 In the second half, Red Shul took control of the game. They increased the lead to 2920, and finished the quar with 15 points and Gralla chipped in with 12. Eli Da

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Inspiring Events Embody Acheinus Successful Kiruv BY YOSEF SOSNOW It could have been the wedding of ones best friend. That is how enthusiastic and joyous the dancing was at the Acheinu yeshiva in Yeru

Rav Dovid Hofstedter addressing the Acheinu Yeshiva LTzeerim event Dancing at Acheinus Kiryat Sefer event The Key To Acheinus Success Rate The reason behind Acheinus whopping 93 success rate is beca

Merry Old Bowl BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Goldfish are pretty durable. People are always saying, Yeah, we cant kill this one. Weve dropped it on the floor, underfed it, left it in the sun, on the stove, w

Political Roundup Give Our Families A Chance Pass The Education Tax Credit By Maury Litwack and Jeff Leb In Judaism, we are accustomed to counting toward a deadline for example, the 49 days of the Ome

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An Eternal Bond PHOTO BY ORIEL PEER Merry Old Bowl Continued from Page 64 to see how many flakes were still in the can. Oh, look at that Turns out it conveniently died right after my parents bought a

Political Roundup Continued from Page 65 Kaminsky Lauds NY Rising Deadline Extension Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky thanked the Governors Office of Storm Recovery for extending the June 12 deadline for ap

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Political Roundup Continued from Page 69 Congressional leaders, and foreign representatives in facilitating such projects over the past 25 years. He was introduced to this work by the revered Agudath

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover but that is just the reaction people have these days when they hear speeches by representatives of the Obama administration. Mr. Lew, who is an Orthodox Jew

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 75 senior contributing editor, challenged former Mossad head Meir Dagan, who insisted in 2010 he defied an order from Prime Minister Netanyahu to put together a str

Community News From Around The World CleanPro Power Wash Now Serving Long Island By Rochelle Maruch Miller You have one opportunity to make a great first impression. The exterior of your business is o

Community News Continued from Page 77 that has taken place. Gone are the dirt and debris, and in its place is a clean and pristine setting. And the most rewarding aspect of all is seeing the happy exp

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CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 81 REAL ESTATE FOR SALE North Woodmere Largest split made 5BR, 2.5bth, walk to shuls, renovated throughout, 2car garage. New AC. Tons of storage room. Finished bas

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Community News Continued from Page 78 embody the values of Yeshiva University We teach that the study of Torah and being observant Jews require one to act when called upon. Our students immediate resp

mendous ahavas haTorah, he constantly strove for excellence in character and taught his children the same. Reb Moshe was not content with doing things by rote. When he sat down to learn, he immersed h

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Breakfast Reception For Ateres Yaakov Yeshiva Gedolah And Kollel This past Sunday, the community gathered for a beautiful event for hachzakas haTorah. Mr. and Mrs. Ariel Aber ope

Well, Well A New Mikveh Comes To Town PHOTO BY NAFTOLI GOLDGRAB PHOTOGRAPHY HANC Internship Fair dents secured coveted spots in the fashion industry At the conclusion of the internship, students sub

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover us that he must perform the covering with what he had pouredi.e. the mitzvah must be done with his handsnot with his feet. This is so that the mitzvos will

Courts View Is Legal Leap Worthy Of The Mad Hatter, Says Scalia In a major blow to a 13yearold effort to bolster Jerusalems status under American law as an undisputed part of Israel, the U.S. Supreme

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 approximately 850,000 Jews were forced to leave everything behind and run for their lives. Amazingly, she said, the Jewish refugees did not dwell in victim

Yeshiva Gedolah 13th Annual Breakfast, June 21 On Sunday, June 21 at 915 a.m., Yeshiva Gedolah of the Five Towns will be hosting its 13th Annual Breakfast. After years of hospitality from the Young Is

A Siddur Simcha YGFT Continued from Page 93 Ateres Zekeinim Award Chazzan Yitzchak Friedman. While he is young at heart, Chazzan Yitzchak Friedman is someone we can all learn from. He is a shining ex


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