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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 10 1967, the Rebbe spoke consistently and forcefully against Israel surrendering any land to the Palestinian Arabs or any neighboring Arab country. More than just a few

in New York, his close relationship with Jewish community leaders over many decades who opposed the agreement, and his hallmark proclamation that he alone was the guardian of Israel in the U.S. Congre

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 13 oral ruling of Debreciner Rav, zl, to this author, and Nesivos Chaim by Rav Asher Zelig Mirsky Shaar 2. This would clearly indicate that we should be doing this


MOSHE HOLTZBERG Continued from Front Cover was two at the time, and his faithful caretaker Sandra, who is credited with saving his life. Today, the family recalls the tragedy on the yahrzeit while mar

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PROVOCATIVE MARCH Continued from Front Cover equality for women and so forth. The tear is deep and painful, and the entire nation feels the high and terrible price which we all pay for the separation

Rav Dovid Feinsteins Rulings On Hundreds Of Issues SEFER REVIEW BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN The second volume of Vdibarta Bam with the psakim of Moreinu HaRav Dovid Feinstein, shlita, has just been released

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RAV DOVID FEINSTEINS RULINGS Continued from Page 20 view that there is no leniency to invite someone on Shabbos. As a parenthetic note, Rav Feinstein, ztl, was not the first to mention the prohibition

Worlds Biggest Shabbat Meal To Take Place In Hebron Each year, thousands of people visit Hebron for the annual Shabbat Hebron to celebrate the reading of the Torah portion of Chayei Sarah. This sectio

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Your DIY Review System For Acquiring Hebrew gotta go do that Wheryayou eat yet Didja eachyet did Our Common Language BY GAVRIEL ARYEH SANDERS The learning of Torah is incomplete without the critica

Common Language Continued from Page 25 side. Learning note Its easier to go from Hebrew to English its more challenging to go from English to Hebrew. After youve reviewed the nine flashcards, hit the

cates on behalf of more than 250,000 students in Jewish day schools and postsecondary institutions, and looks forward to continue working with Mrs. DeVos as she leads the effort to implement President

POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 27 dren with family values and live a religious life is exactly the same. People now ask if Im sorry I ran for office and I always say no. I am sorry I lost, but

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DEALING WITH THIS GARBAGE Continued from Page 31 not going to take that. And then the door disappeared. Im not even sure it was garbage day. I think maybe someone drove by and said, Hey, we need a doo

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the shadchanim interfering when you speak to a man you are interested in. How about when you meet a man at events where there is no shadchan involved Do such relationships ever progress for you If the

nity to break out of his present rut his word, not mine, and be a huge success. I can understand the allure, but I also understand the risk. My father was one of those men who was always trying someth

asked him pointblank to explain his past business experiences, why none of them have succeeded, and why this one will be different And what makes Jay believe hes a businessman Many men love the idea o

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 35 nam unpaid guardian is liable only for negligence, but not for loss and theft. A shomer sachar paid guardian is liable also for loss and theft, but not for ones

ing mitzvos, we apply the principle shelucho shel adam kmosoa persons agent is like himself Shulchan Aruch HaRav, Metziah 32. Stated differently, the owners claim of I dont want another person to have

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 39 great Healer of all flesh. In fact, in my own community, there was once a court case because a hospital gave a blood transfusion to a child who was critically

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KISS THE KOSHER COOK Continued from Page 40 kosher event of the yearKosherfest Kosher vendors from all over the world come together to have peo c did I mention that he was giving away free meat I, on

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REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 45 the leftovers are a delight and take me right through the entire weekend, long after Thanksgiving dinner is over. I started a new tradition during the dinner in my h

Shulamith Torah Bowl Team sweeps first meet a festive lunch, the girls danced with some guests and chatted with others. They also joined in a 99thbirthday celebration for one extraordinary senior. Th

Shulamith News Continued from Page 47 spiritual kumzits led by Mrs. Adina Wolf and accompanied by Shulamith High School students. Every family enjoyed making their dough together and braiding their be

The 365Day Chag I was perusing some Jewish websites, trying to get away from the election rhetoric, when my eyes quickly skimmed an ad, and then moved on. I was sure my eyes had deceived me, but I loo

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MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 49 in a new destressmeditationrelaxationnothinkingofholidays group. We can spend time clearing our minds of all the worry that is renting space in our heads, according t

Rambam News Aish Hatorah. Rabbi Max Anteby, senior international lecturer for Aish Hatorah, was welcomed to Rambam Mesivta the other day to discuss Torah and the Origins of the Universe. The program w

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Rambam News Continued from Page 54 Mrs. Rebecca Isseroff, the schools science scholarinresidence, then took centerstage to regale the crowd with Science Wizardry. Following the presentation, parents a

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Hundreds Congregate To Celebrate Young Israel Of Staten Islands 50th Anniversary On Sunday, November, 13, over 600 people joined together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Young Israel of State

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 63 the first quarter. RPRY answered back with a strong second and third quarter. Flatbush made a run in the fourth quar ter, but RPRY prevailed by a final score of 4


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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 64 Yeshiva League Roundup DRS 56, Rambam 38. DRS jumped out to a 204 firstquarter lead on the way to a 5638 victory. Gideon Vilensky had a gamehigh 27 points for the

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 68 with the next possession Haddad put a bigtime juke on his defender, opening a path to the basket where he converted the lay in, drew a foul, and sank the andone fo

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 70 Chezkel Salamon scored the gamewinning goal with 18 seconds left 3rd, 4th, and 5th Ritas 2, Gourmet Glatt 1 Maidenbaum 3, Lobos 2 goals, and goalie Nachaliel Jaco

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Tree Of Life The Gemara records that there was a dispute between Rebbe Eliezer and the Sages regarding the halachic status of a certain type of oven Bava Met

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS HANC Happenings Annual Shabbat Project. This year, HANC High School participated in the worldwide Shabbat project with a funfilled morning of activities and Shabbatonim. HANC Hig

Junior boys Shabbaton on the Lower East Side The talking points presented to the staff of the congresswomans office were regarding the Iran Sanctions Act, the IsraeliPalestinian Conflict, and the con

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 85 the firetrucks, walk through the ambulance, and even try on some gear. Fun was had by all. Participant Tamar Scharf noted, Its nice to have the children sh

Zichron Tzirel Middos Program Named At YOSS At a dedication assembly in conjunction with the first yahrzeit of Rebbetzin Tzirel Kamenetzky, ah, the wife of the founder and rosh yeshiva, Rabbi Binyamin

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 dents created graffiti posters related to the themes of the day, demonstrated the childrens remarkable perception and sensitivity. The students thoughtfuln

lah, the students headed to the dining room for a spirited melavah malkah with lively dancing. The Shabbaton was a great way for students of different ages to strengthen friendships, as well as their

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 Students are under constant strain and arent we all to live up to the demands of parents, teachers, and society to live up to how others see them, while at

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Community News Continued from Page 91 they regard it as indispensable. A new interdisciplinary course at Central is designed to teach hilchot Shabbat in conjunction with technology to educate students

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Thanksgiving Thoughts Its the day before Thanksgiving. Its also the wedding anniversary of my eldest son and daughterinlaw. What a happy date this is on ou

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MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 93 By six oclock we were tired and hungry and ready for a bite to eat at a kosher restaurant in Orlando. After filling our stomachs, we made the drive back to Dayto

November 8 may not have gone our way this time, but I was fortunate to have all of you on my side. The campaign was a great experience for me, highlighted by the many new friends and acquaintances I m

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