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See Page 17 See Page 6 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 35 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 13 NO. 43 19 AV 5773 JULY 26, 2013 FROM THE EDITOR Is

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover meet or speak to the representatives or senators about one matter or another. I chose to spend a few days this week in DC to lobby Congress, along with a hal

FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 8 Obamacare bill presented to Congress, then Democratic Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, of California, said, We have to pass th

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 So what do these men from the Shomron want They want to introduce to those in power the idea that Judea and Samaria are not some flimsy little outposts high on a

AGE GAP Continued from Front Cover that this problem can somehow be resolved by conniving to marry these men off to the oldest eligible women. How this would cause men to multiply has never been expla

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OPINIONS Continued from Front Cover sess independent ideological affiliation in and of themselves. Obvious . . . no Not really. Whenever I report on a story, I seek, to the best of my ability, to impa

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover people read that stuff They do so for the worst reasonessentially because theyve always read them and for some reason are drawn to stories like that. To be more

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 14 ven and even damaging weaknesses. The intent here is to focus on press coverage within our community on these matters, but some comment needs to be added about the c

DOV LIPMAN Continued from Front Cover DL First of all, I dont want to underemphasize the point you made. I wake up every day asking how I can be mekadesh shem Shamayim. That is a big part of what I do

Dov, I am not being victimized and these are my true and completely legitimate beliefs. Absolutely no one is pressuring me. Would you be willing to change course DL This is a completely hypothetical c

DOV LIPMAN Continued from Page 19 treifus issue. I am simply exploring your statement that it was tzaar baalei chaim. I personally believe that there is no tzaar baalei chaim issue here at all, as see

NBN Celebrates 35,000 Olim, Childrens Flight BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN It is bound to happen the question is when. Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, cofounder of Nefesh BNefesh, will win the muchcoveted Israel Prize.

Chelek Vav Of Dirshu Mishnah Berurah Released BY CHAIM GOLD It is the best yom tov gift that I could have gotten That is the way one prominent talmid chacham expressed his joy at the release of Chelek

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Dirshu Mishnah Berurah Continued from Page 22 Two entire kollelim were established for the express purpose of compiling the Biurim UMusafim section accompanying every page of the Mishnah Berurah. One

The Jewish Puzzle BY DONI JOSZEF A puzzle looks very different in its final form than it does in the box. The finished product portrays a unified, holistic, cohesive design. The fragmented pieces, on

NY Federation Boycotts Judea And Samaria Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Much has been said about the Europeans latest decision to boycott Jews. What most of us dont know is that the decision to boyc

The High Price Of Cheap Photography Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO Good photographers have a big problem. The sheer ease of being able to do any photography, coupled with the economy and job market, has

Definitely Not Oz The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER Feeling lost A lot of job hunters do. One moment ago they were living a cozy, predictable life. Whether they were in yeshiva or in school, wo

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Dont Take It Literally As I see it, nobody offers to protect anyone these days. I cant remember the last time I heard anyone say, I will protect you. But I

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW I used to be able to work part time and be home much of the time with my children. This arrangement suited me very well. But as our family grew, our needs grew and so did

believed they would remain stayathome moms. Dreams are hard to part with. For these reasons, you no longer feel as though you are the master of your universe. Youve been forced to relinquish control o

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow A Bran Plan For Matzah Every year around Pesach time, it is obligatory for someone to mention the oftrepeated joke, Why is matzah called lechem oni Because i

insights on THE TORAH Eikev Bread, Bucks, And Making A Living From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Man does not live by bread alone Devarim 83. A famous line, but what does it mean The verse come

Glasses Half Broken BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I think someone should try to come up with a better alternative than letting kids wear glasses. Theyre delicate, theyre expensive, and theyre made out of gla

did anything, except that they did stop the blinking. I think they acted as a windshield, because glasses were huge back then. This was before science discovered that the only part of your face you re

5TJT Puzzle Video Games BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Mission 5. Abbr. at end of a list 9. Deep sleeps 14. Penultimate fairy tale word 15. Discovery grp. 16. Raise 17. Kind of pad 18. Fall preceder 19. Slee

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle After Tishah BAv 1 Its Always Time For Torah At YFR 13 N A R C O S E H P I S A 21 24 2 3 4 5 S P A R H O N E I R 25 30 6 7 8 9 E G G E D D E L I 23 26 10

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Summertime I know, I know, it is the old clich, Summertime and the living is easy, but the truth is that with this heat wave weve been having the la

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Grilled Desserts When you think of the grill, you might not necessarily think of desserts. Burgers, steaks, chicken, and other savory foods come to mind. But dessert Not s

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Unmarked Mr. Spitz was going through the mail. He picked up a large envelope, a wedding invitation. Can I soak the stamp

instructed him to repay the lender the amount the document authorized him to collect. Even though destroying a loan document is not considered direct damage, nevertheless, since it immediately prevent

Question In last weeks issue, a young lady wrote of her frustration and her opinions as to why The Shidduch System is ruining shidduchim. She feels that today, just about anyone who has the urge to do

names to the boys first. You believe that would eliminate any inflated sense of self and that no one would feel desperate again. In theory it might make sense. But the end result will still be the sam

The Truth About Trayvon BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN Could there possibly be anything else to say about the George Zimmerman trial that hasnt already been said After all, the supporters of Mr. Zimmerman have

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz One Less Import Among the things we have missed over the years is the convenience of bulk shopping as well as the availability of inexpensive, quality everyday ite

Additional Rulings Of Rav Moshe BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN A Review of Reshumei Aharon, Part 3. In the July 5 and July 19 issues, we began to review Reshumei Aharon Vol. I, 92 pages and Vol. II, 45 pages,

a videothis is preferable to a telephone. This is only on condition, of course, that they are 100 percent certain that it is indeed the husband. Although Rav Moshe, ztl, passed away long before Skype,

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ A new prince is born. The press has been staking out the hospital in London for days and the British are very excited. A new heir to the throne, but I wonder how o

At the Chazaq Tishah BAv program Klatzko founder of, R Israel Itshakov rabbi of the Beth Gavriel Youth Minyan, R Ben Tzion Shafier director of the Shmuz, R Ilan Meirov founder of Chazaq,

Satmar Yahrzeit Gathering Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM The city of Satmar is in northeast Romania, eight miles east of the Hungarian border. The firs

Up Close With Jenny Milchman, Author Of Cover Of Snow BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Waking up one wintry morning in her old farmhouse nestled in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, Nora Hamilton is inst

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Milchman Continued from Page 55 JM My first answer is that people who predict the future usually end up being wrong. Although I did predict that cupcakes were going to become a trend. I was all over t

Machberes Continued from Page 54 monolithic Satmar community effectively was broken in two. Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum and Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum lead the two halves of Satmar, each half being indep

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS High Art Comes Upstate, August 14 Never in our peoples history have there been so many exciting opportunities to collect Jewish art as there are now. Thanks to Iconic Auction and

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 59 Congratulations To Cedarhurst Deputy Mayor Benjamin Weinstock Mayor Andrew J. Parise and the board of trusteesRonald Lanzilotta, Ari Brown, and Myrna Zism

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Community News From Around The World Ohel News Successful Opening of New Supported Living Apartments. To accommodate the growing needs of the community, Ohel recently opened new apartments in Brooklyn

chik is when he comes and discusses Jewish ideas, and his discussions of Torah go around our residence, how deeply we enjoy from the bottom of our hearts when he comes and enhances our Yiddishkeit. Fo

Conquering Acrophobia NoPills Anxiety Buster BY DR . DAVID H. ROSMARIN All phobias involve marked and persistent fear or avoidance of specific objects or situations. Common focal points include spider



Community News Continued from Page 63 Joseph Reich Named LAS Valedictorian Joseph Reich of Brooklyn was named the 2013 valedictorian of the mens division of the Lander College of Arts Sciences in Fl

Community News Continued from Page 67 standards of excellence. We import our fabrics from Italy and we make all of our own designs to fit the needs of the heimishe community, Mr. Lichtman explains. We

Jewish Genetic Health. In addition, advances in technology, and in genetic testing in general, continue to impact routine healthcare. GeneSights is designed to provide the Jewish community with easy a

Shimon Laufer, zl Continued from Page 69 was highly regarded among many other rabbanim and Rebbes of all persuasions. He was close to Rav Moshe Feinstein and the Amshinover Rebbe. Likewise, he was a c

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Mourning Shani Feder, ah BY RABBI MENDY FEDER On Shivah Asar BTammuz, a time of tragedy for Klal Yisrael, our family suffered an unexpected and grievous tragedy. Our akeres habayis left us. Shani was

A Memorial Square For The Kol Family Eight Years And Nine Namesakes Later BY TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD How meaningful to have begun writing this on the late afternoon of Tishah BAv, a day commemorating des

Israel News Briefs Will Jewish Day Schools Go From Textbooks To Tablets By Rachel Marder As American and Israeli schools shift from textbooks to tablets, entrepreneurs from the startup nation hope the

fields in Israel and the world, in Torah and science and the army. Cultural Differences Loom Over Talks By Alex Traiman U.S. Secretary of State John Kerrys announcement of an IsraeliPalestin

Rulings From Rav Elyashiv Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Rav Elyashiv, ztl, may have passed on to the Olam HaEmes, but his Torah lives on. Indeed, thanks to the efforts of his soninlaw, Rav Yi

left to support the children and spouse of the other. Should we opt for separate tanks they asked Rav Elyashiv. He responded, Au contraire If you both daven fervently and act with the middah of tzniyu

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