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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover York and the fact that we were away here and there for a week or so at a time. But they started to reemerge this week. It was not only the trees that were doing

Rabbi Dovid Gabay sive. One reason he agreed to cooperate with me for this piece is that hes hopeful that someone out of the coterie of usual donors will come forward to help him support the services

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 kos. At the time, I was working with the American office of a hospital in Israel. I largely worked on publicrelations projects and those things were interwoven with

We lived on the same square block as Spinka. They were on Crown Street we were on Montgomery Street. My father had an affinity for the Spinka Rebbe in those days, and though we were surrounded by a pl

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 17 people who are notorious bigger givers. At this first shul encounter, they do not want money. They want an appointment to state their case in cogent and emotional te

anyahu victory is a combination of a success for Israel and a repudiation of Mr. Obamas designs, a no vote on the twostate solution, and a negation of the plan of the left in Israel to trust Mr. Obama

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 19 in Judea and Samaria may be a big part of addressing this fundamental issue. The continuous evolving dynamic in the Middle East now becomes even more intriguing.

ANOREXIA Continued from Front Cover can remember. I am writing to you from a hospital in Denver. It is called the Eating Recovery Center, also known as ERC. I have anorexia. You might say to yourself,

cising more than usual. When I first started jogging, it was fun. I am told I have a runners build, and jogging always felt great, if not a little tough. I would push myself, even in the hot days of s

TIDBITS FROM ISRAEL Continued from Front Cover critics, many of them former army generals or former security officialsand many funded by American Jewish liberalshave claimed that even centerleft parti

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Dj vu holding my newest grandson, I have a strong sense of having done this before with other grandchildren, but even more so, I feel nostalgic, remembering my own

A Shabbos Of Olam HaBa With Dirshu BY CHAIM GOLD A unique koach of Dirshu is that it not only gives a person Olam HaBa, it also gives a person phenomenal Olam HaZeh. These were the powerful words of R

li lzari, ulzera zarithe Torah should never depart from us or our offspring. Rav Aharon Feldman, shlita, rosh yeshiva of Ner Yisrael Baltimore was honored with saying the special Kaddish recited upon

DIRSHU SHABBOS Continued from Page 27 The rosh yeshiva went on to express his deep admiration for Rav Dovid Hofstedter for instituting the daf yomi bhalacha program and all other Dirshu programs. A P

At that time between the two World Wars, Rav Shapiro explained that Yidden were drowning in so many tzaros, they had to save themselves by grabbing onto the daf of Torah, the daf yomi. Today too, thun

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman The Holy Land We all know the story of Moses and the burning bush. We learned that as Moses approached the bush, Gd called out and told him that he was stan

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen In Like A Lion, Out Like A Lamb Well its about time I had already forgotten how my driveway and lawn look without snow. Forget about my backyardthe

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian I left it outside their door, replied Aharon. I just remembered that we also wanted to give mishloach manos to the Speig

night. In this case, they would already have acquired it, provided that the area was secure. Does it make a difference whether my son was bar mitzvah asked Mr. Cohen. No, replied Rabbi Dayan. Either w

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 33 ment was not formalized with a kinyan Minchas Pitim 3313 see Mishpetei Hachoshen 331, p. 23. Furthermore, there is a general debate concerning the effectiveness

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz sitting at the Seder with our families, after all is prepared, and reminiscing through the Haggadah of what the true slavery experience was like. So, ladies, lets take a d

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THE DISH Continued from Page 36 Start Early. After Purim is a good time to start cleaning so you wont be overwhelmed. Begin with rooms that you should not bring food into bedrooms, basement, living ro

Dont Be Scared Of April PROVIDED BY AVI ASHKENAZY April 15 may evoke fear and dread. Even if weve done our taxes well ahead of time, or are expecting a refund, this Tax Day may symbolize the scary unk

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My husband Josh and I are both 67 years old. Within the past 5 years, many of our friends have been purchasing second homesa few in Israel, but mostly in Flor

He may not enjoy the sunny skies that Florida has to offer year round, but saying adios to his stressful job may be enough of a coup for him to feel like a million dollars. Mind you, this can only wor

Question I am a 25yearold Orthodox Jewish guy. Ive been dating since I was 20 but have had some struggles. I live in Las Vegas and I am a baal teshuvah of eight years so its hard to get dates. When I

hashkafos. Before you leave your home, take a look in the mirror and ask yourself, Would I want to be seen on a date with this person Meaning, are you put together appropriately for the date, and is y

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Getting Plastered Continued from Page 43 increases the resale value of our house. Sure, having a ceiling is better than not having a ceiling, but its not like this is something we can mention to poten

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Kiddush Hashem Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM These are the rewards for good deeds a person enjoys in this world but whose principal remains intact for

of New York. The Fund advances policies and support programs that promote highquality, patientcentered healthcare services to be accessible to all. The Fund inaugurates research and policy analysis to

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword A Rare Occurrence BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Shot 5. Hostile land 10. Hes no fan of Israel 14. Drive 15. Sign up alt. spelling 16. Empty 17. Zal and Fleischer 18.

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insights on THE TORAH Vayikra Who Am I From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN When a person will sin . . . Vayikra 42 Amnesia is a frightening illness. Imagine forgetting who you areno family, no

Running For Chesed Rabbi And Football Team Score Touchdown For Camp Koby BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Some say it takes a village to raise a child, but it takes a unique rebbe and his guys to help heal t

Camp Koby Run Continued from Page 53 the treadmills, or ran outside when the weather was nice. Mevaseret is very hilly, just like Yerushalayim, so its good training ground. The Koby Mandell Foundation

upwardreaching and transcendent in man. It gravitates to its source in Gd, driven by an allconsuming love for Gd and the desire to lose itself within His allpervading essence. Its modes of expression

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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

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 58 rival HAFTR in the Yeshiva League finals Sunday at YU. This wellplayed game was intense from the opening tip and was decided on a basket by Zev BenAmi, who scored

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 60 Shein 3 cut the lead to 4643 with 113 left. With 34 seconds left, Leifer hit another bucket to bring it within 2 points. HAFTR would not get rattled and was able t

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 62 Championship Magen David 55, HAFTR 42 8thGrade Boys HAFTR over Har Torah North Shore over HALB Barkai at MDY North Shore at Flatbush Girls Varsity Har Torah over F

HALB Celebrates Diamond Anniversary 22nd Annual Aish Kodesh Melaveh Malkah The Hebrew Academy of Long Beach diamond anniversary honored Sharon and Jeffrey Frieling as the guests of honor for their c

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow A Matter Of Mesorah The Gemara relates that there was a question that plagued Rabbah and Rav Yosef for 22 years. Rashi notes that the number 22 was not coinc

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Successful Bipartisan Forum Held At Temple Hillel On Sunday, March 8, in Temple Hillel, over 300 people from the area participated in a bipartisan forum highlighting the issues t

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 70 Local Rockaway Council Members Visit Israel New York City Council Speaker Melissa MarkViverito and a delegation of 14 council members, including local rep

insights on THE TORAH toward being more strict when the means to accomplish our own stricter standards falls to our spouses as opposed to ourselves. basic that alienating anyone else does not fit we

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 72 and Corey Johnson of Manhattan Ritchie Torres and Andy Cohen of the Bronx and Donovan Richards, Eric Ulrich, and Jimmy Van Bramer of Queens. Hindy Poupko,

the Jerusalem MarathonHalf Marathon10K5K Run for the immediate benefit of SHALVAs children with special needs. Touro Second Annual Symposium For Interprofessional Education, March 19 Touro College Sc

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 tise on a range of issues geared towards maximizing a patients quality of life beyond the clinical setting. Students will then participate in facilitated s

immediate response as the audience clapped along. Soloist Dylan Homapour brought the song to a resounding crescendo with his melodious voice while Max Baer filled in with a beat box. Judges reactions

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 highlights HAFTRs innovative approach to educational technology. Mr. Gross and his department utilize technology to help assist and support the teaching cu

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 78 to not text and drive, and they created a video at Dave Busters, racing arcade games to prove the perils of texting and driving. The girls also interviewe

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 80 premise that children are endowed with 100 languages with which to express themselves. This method encourages exploration and discovery in an environment t

program articulately described her story at PTACH, Because I was struggling in ninth grade, my parents enrolled me at the PTACH program at Central. With the small class sizes, slower pace, and individ

Community News Continued from Page 83 Ingredients, this team of students will analyze the components of commonly found pureed babyfoods to evaluate the health benefits and risks of consumption of thes

is. In the heat of battle, you took the extra step of courage and bravery that decided the battle and opened the way to succeeding in the mission. He also praised the soldiers and their commitment. Yo

Political Roundup Continued from Page 85 The legislation proposed by Assemblyman Goldfeder would amend New York State insurance law to create the New York Flood Insurance Association as a choice for c

tions made by individuals and companies. The credit will be capped at 1 million per donation. Kaminsky and others are pushing for the credits along with a package of propubliceducation initiatives, in

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Political Roundup Continued from Page 87 School in Cedarhurst, which was badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy and was forced to temporarily close after the storm. The federal funds, totaling more than 2.6

Political Roundup Continued from Page 89 owner assistance, and new affordable housing opportunities that strengthen communities and boost the economy. New York State ranks as one of the least affordab

SARAH SCHENIRER Continued from Front Cover But then, a young seamstress from Krakow in turnofthecentury Polandwhose yahrzeit was observed on Tuesday this weekbegan to turn the Torah world upside down.

SARAH SCHENIRER Continued from Page 91 Look around. They are hanging out on the street corners, at the latenight Dunkin Donutshechsher and sans hechsherand worse. Much worse. Our kids have issues of s

letters to THE EDITOR Prenup Problems Dear Editor, Perhaps you do your readers a disservice in reporting the proposed Tzohar prenuptial agreement as if it is not controversial and meets rabbinical req

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Living The Dream Huh Can the polling data have really been that wrong Even the exit polls were way off. Following another hateful and bitter election process, one

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Agudahs Five For Five PHOTOS BY IVAN H NORMAN Agudath Israel of America held its fifth annual Five Towns breakfast at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Yechezkel Hartman in Lawrence on Sunday, March 15. The br

Focus On Antique Judaica And Jewish Art BY JONATHAN GREENSTEIN AND ABE KUGIELSKY In this new column, readers are encouraged to email pictures of antique Jewish heirlooms that were passed down in their

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B Y A N AV S I LV E R M A N While half a year has passed since the end of Israels 50day Operation Protective Edge to stop Gaza rockets and terror tunnels last August, IDF soldiers are still recovering

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