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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Sacksmade their way to town to address community audiences. These events were preceded two days earlier by a reception on Saturday night for the benefit of N

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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter 59 76 40 60 87 55 52 57 70 44 32 45 36 83 14 54 34 73 29 48 51 38 63 56 Community News Around The F

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 tuate changedoing things this way simply makes the most sense. The other branches of religious life are outgrowths, or I would even call them subdivisions, of Ort

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 14 in Rabbi Kenneth Hains remarks preceding and following the chief rabbis address, there is nothing quite as well organized and influential as the priorities that

devoted and will devote in the future to making this school district, which features about 5,000 students who attend local yeshivas, the envy of other districts around the state. So much has been righ

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover that effort continues unabated, with old rockers like Roger Waters of Pink Floyd intoxicated with a virulent brand of Jewhatred that is currently playing itself

what is right and just, as well as supporters of Israel, one would be right to deliberately not patronize those shows as a minimal way to communicate that this boycott idea can easily be turned into a

Continued from Page 19 added that as a Christian he was able to visit Bethlehem, something he always had wanted to do, and step into the Church of the Holy Sepulcher there. What can I tell you, 99 of

LEV TAHOR Continued from Front Cover tion. For more on the Lev Tahor story, see the previous two issues of the 5TJT. Oded Twik unsuccessfully tried to bring his sister and her children home to Israel.

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LEV TAHOR Continued from Page 21 up on them. They are in their sixties and seventies. They no longer have the energies to deal with the depth of these issues. They have thrown up their hands and are v

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LEADERSHIP Continued from Front Cover Every once in a while the human condition is such that in a weak moment we may actually believe that our leadership qualities have what it takes, until we are con

whelmed. This is true leadership of Klal Yisrael. The gadol hador, whose every waking moment is filled with accomplishing things that affect the entire Torah world, the posek hador whose every word is

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LEADERSHIP Continued from Page 27 stand why the rosh yeshiva came we really dont know each other and I didnt even send you an invitation why did you come Rav Shneur replied, Around ten years ago my fa

Other Side Of The Bench Continued from Page 29 cuted in Putnam County, which is quite a distance from anywhere familiar to me. Throughout the duration of the case, I hired a per diem attorney to make

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insights on THE TORAH Bechukkosai Louder From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN One section stands out from the rest in this weeks parashah. It is known as the Tochachah, the Rebuke. There we read

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My sister Eva is two years younger than me, but youd never know it by watching us interact. Everyone assumes that Eva is the older sister, not because she loo

they might not get from anyone else In what areas have you excelled It doesnt have to be anything worldaltering, but you need to get in touch with what makes you special. Yes, Eva is indeed special in

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Whose Life Is It, Anyway You may have heard the joke about the guy who tells his buddy of the arrangement he and his wife have arrived at after years o

Talmud determines which of the four categories the said guardian belongs to. This raises the question Why, then, do we say that there are four guardians Why is the renter regarded as a category unto i

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 37 much as do the unpaid guardian and the borrower but they each temper their perspective on life with the idea of payment. The spiritual renter is a borrower in

it when one of my kids asks me why I ate a piece of chocolate cake that was on the table even though Im supposed to be dieting. It is also difficult for me to relate to people who, knowing full well t

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 39 Recently, the public was appalled by the lax building security that allowed three schnooks to sneak into the World Trade Center and hang out there for severa

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Beginners Marriage Continued from Page 40 sheva berachos to sheva berachos, and when I wasnt, I was moving furniture into an apartment from at least four other houses, apartments, and dorm rooms. And

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Time For Some Ice Pops There was a hint of summer this weekdid you feel it If not summer, then definitely spring, which makes us giddy with excitement over the chance that

insights on THE TORAH Bechukkosai Potential Energy BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE In this weeks parashah, Bechukkosai, the pasuk tells us, Vnasati Mishkani bsochechem vlo sigal nafshi eschem, And I

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5TJT Puzzle Backwards And Forwards BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Former Chief Rabbi of Israel 5. Chatzos, at its simplest 9. Offduty 14. Foe of Kirk 15. Medley 16. Kind of acid 17. Japanese instrument 18. L

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Getting Worse 1 14 17 20 24 28 R 2 I 3 C 4 I 5 N 18 6 A N O D E B R O L E A 29 33 21 25 15 W E A R A L D A 22 23 7 8 9 10 16 19 A B 11 12 I 13 T

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Is It Really A Bargain It is an old story. People looking to buy a home think, If only I could find a foreclosure, I could get a bargain and fix it

if I dont tell him about the surgery but experience swelling and bruising as side effects Response By Baila Sebrow Hold the scalpel Do not schedule yourself for surgery just yet. There are other crit

approached me along with her friend to speak to me privately. She then complained about her daughters nose. This woman explained that someone had suggested that her daughter should have a nose job to

Chassidim On Jury Duty Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM When an officiallooking letter arrives in the mailbox, many fear that it is calling for them to a

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Business Or Pleasure It is generally assumed that commerce is forbidden on Shabbos and yom tov due to a rabbinic decree. If people would engage in regular bu

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 55 tile to help himself not transgress the questionable prohibition of being toveil on Shabbos. Since all presents for the sake of a mitzvah are permitted, one ma

was a concert, the enormous street celebrations by BenYehudaJaffo, or the Kotel, Jerusalem was the place to be. By taking a train and a cab and doing a lot of walking, I was able to experience all thr

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My Generation Continued from Page 57 We know that they feel threatened by our individualistic sense of entitlement call it chutzpah if you will they created a monster, and now that monster has come ba

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 59 By making Yemei HaShoah and HaZikaron on Sunday night instead of motzaei Shabbat, work done to set up lights, sound systems, etc. in support of the public cerem

nickels. The nickels added up to about 40. That 40, along with the donations from residents and some family members, allowed the fundraising total to surpass the goal of 1,000. The residents were exci

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 61 prove to be a meaningful and enjoyable experience. Refreshments will be served following the conclusion of the service. If you are a veteran, or know of a

Knee and shoulder injuries repaired at the Center include torn cartilage and anterior cruciate, posterior cruciate, and medial collateral ligaments in the knee, as well as instability, impingement, ro

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 the neglect and abuse of Israels secondholiest site. He blamed successive Israeli governments for virtually neglecting the cemetery. This shocking report p

A Slam Dunk For NY NCSY On Sunday, May 4, NY NCSY held its 8th Annual Mens Basketball Tournament. The event started early in the morning and featured 20 teams that each participated in three round rob

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 ing about where to house family and friends from distant areas attending the aufruf, Shabbos kallah, wedding, and sheva berachos. And what a perfect choice


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 66 All of their friendly wax specialists are licensed aestheticians who have successfully completed intensive inhouse training at European Waxing Center. Sett

our community together like no other. Because Achiezer is a forum that unites our community like no other by giving every single community member the chance to reach out and help another. Please join

HALB Nursery Visits The Farm Get FITT Fast Four Elements For Fitness BY DR. BO ROSENBLAT CHIEF PHYSICIAN FOR DR. BOS DIET Mondays weather could not have been more perfect for the HALB Lev Chana Earl

It was a whirlwind week of activity as Israels newly elected Chief Rabbis, Rabbi David Baruch Lau Ashkenazi and Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef Sephardi, visited with community leaders and key institutions in and

Dr. Bos Diet Continued from Page 70 exercise is key. If you exercise only once or twice a week, then your body will never adjust to the consistency required to meet longterm goals. I recommend startin

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ I wrote last week how happy I was to see a group of chareidim in Bnei Brak joining in a memorial for Yom HaZikaron. I spent last Shabbos speaking to a girl from La

News From The Hills Continued from Page 73 can do it all, but we need to do our best at what we can do. If we help one another, our families, our communities, and Klal Yisrael and do our part, togethe

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SpaceIL Continued from Page 81 knowledgechutzpah combination. In 2011, they conducted testing of the spacecrafts navigation sensor. To finalize the spacecrafts design, they completed several design re

letters to THE EDITOR Irony In History Dear Editor, The message that the Arabs were victims of Zionism is a theme that is repeated again and again in different ways and is absorbed by many. It is thro

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 83 Finally, before reading his letter I never heard of JQY. Yet I cannot bring myself to agree with his proposal to ban them from the parade. The criterion fo

Everyone Take Action Dear Editor, I am writing in response to Rabbi Ginzbergs article in last weeks paper, The Gezeirah Raah Upon Us. I was extremely inspired by Rabbi Ginzbergs moving words, encourag

Young Israel Of Woodmeres 54th Anniversary Banquet PHOTOS BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS Shabsi and Julie Schreier, Guests of Honor Averim and Evelyn Stavsky, Amud Chesed Award Dovid and Sarah Casden, New

Community News From Around The World Celebrate Israel Parade Welcomes 12 New Groups Twelve new groups from across North America will join the Celebrate Israel Paradewhich is marking its 50th anniversa

Community News Continued from Page 87 Rivka saw a solution to this painful journey that her daughter was traveling. Rivka was going to break the destructive cycle that she herself created when she was

is the author of an expansive collection of books and articles including Eretz HaTzvi, Nefesh HaRav, and Divrei HaRav. Rabbi Schachter is a noted Talmudic scholar and a prominent posek, serving as a h

HALBs Big Yom HaAtzmaut Celebration KBYT Celebrates 13th Annual Dinner 1 On Monday, May 5, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach brought the simcha of Yom HaAtzmaut to America. The younger grades enjoyed


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