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See Page 8 See Page 29 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 12 NO. 2 9 TISHREI 5772 OCTOBER 7, 2011 FROM THE EDITOR See Pages 3, 5, and 12 REDISCOVERING JEWISH LIBYA 22 34 36 50 98 David Gerbi, who fle

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A New Way Of Seeing From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ. There has been a lot of praying these last few weeks, and there is more to come. As a youngster, or at least a young ma

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ I have Internet I finally got my modem to work. I didnt expect to write another column until after Sukkos, because I knew that I would have limited Internet access

Sukkos An Overview, Part 1 Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN A Time Of Aliyah LRegel One of the aspects of the yom tov of Sukkos is the mitzvah of aliyah lregel. Three times a year the Jewish nat

a level of Ruach HaKodesh. The Mitzvah Of Sukkah The mitzvah of sukkah is that one must dwell in the sukkah for seven days. This is the meaning of the verse Basukkos teishvu shivas yamim. Dwelling me

Obamas Rosh Hashanah Message No Mention Of Jews The Zionist Organization of America has again raised the issue of President Barack Obamas attitude towards Jews and Israel, following the latest preside

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Munkaczer Rebbe In Lawrence The Munkaczer Rebbe attended a reception for Yeshiva and Kolel Chaim VShalom at the home of Reb Yussie Ostreicher in Lawrence. Rabbi Naftali Jaeger receiving shirayim from

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Time Travel BY RABBI NAFTALI SILBERBERG Imagine you could go back in time . . . What would you do differently, now that you have the benefit of 2020 hindsight and the added maturity and wisdom which

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After 44 Years, Libyan Jew Returns To Tripoli TripoliAn exiled Libyan Jew fulfilled his lifelong dream by starting the ambitious project of restoring Tripolis main synagogue on Sunday, crying as he br

Worthy Of Our Inheritance Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER As we begin the year 5772, Israel is positioned at the nexus of the world. Our tiny nation is not only in the geographical heart of the globe

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Tidbits From Israel Continued from Page 33 raeli taxi driver who makes sure to offer at least one free ride every day. He seeks out an elderly man or woman in a poor neighborhood and offers them a rid

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Yom Kippur An Overview Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Erev Yom Kippur Erev Yom Kippur is a yom tov, one where we show happiness and appreciation that Hashem has given us a second chance and fo

Halachic Musings Continued from Page 43 the meal as well and before Yom Kippur. The Mishnah Berurah advises that we be stringent and follow this view. Men say the Tefilas Zakah, while women could reci

before Hashem we wish to be free of any stain in order to fulfill the verse in Vayikra 1630 that discusses Yom Kippur, Lifnei Hashem titharubefore Hashem you shall be pure. Three people stand before t

Halachic Musings Continued from Page 45 knees. During Minchah we read the parashah of the arayos and we read Maftir Yonah for the haftorah. This is because whenever there is separation from arayos, th

A Jewish Guide To Time Travel BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN Rabbi Shlomo Ephraim Luntschitz, the brilliantly insightful 16thcentury author of the Torah commentary Kli Yakar, comments on the fact that the word

Time Travel Kollel Zichron Ephraim Heschels Continued from Page 47 sage of days for all humanity, but it is to the moon that Jews are commanded to look to identify the Jewish months. The moon is our

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Preparing For A Fast The days after Rosh Hashanah are a time to reflect and prepare for the upcoming day of Yom Kippur both mentally and physically. While we would like to

Letting Go And Loving Others BY RABBI EY TAN FEINER It is one of the best known pesukim in the Torah. A verse upon which the saintly Rabbi Akiva declared, Zeh klal gadol baTorah Rashi, Vayikra, 1918,

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Chassidic Masters Continued from Page 58 in general, and of our observance of Yom Kippur in particular. We are speaking, of course, of the spiritual ketores, which exists within the human soul as the

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The Gift Of Thanking BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN I believe we sometimes underestimate people. We assume that what they have to give us emotionally perhaps their support, reassurance, attentionis all they ha

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Community News From Around The World Touro Pharmacy Student Wins Walgreens Diversity Scholarship Touro College of Pharmacy announced that Ludovick Youmbi, who will be a member of the schools first gra

The Gift Of Thanking Continued from Page 62 more often on our cell phones, letting out feelings I had never imagined Id ever share with a friend. And my friend wasnt shocked, or judgmental, or disappr

Community News Continued from Page 75 will look like 25 years from now, Dr. Katz wrote. The challenge grant is one aspect of the OUs response, with the legislative arena, particularly on the state lev

Community News Continued from Page 77 parison to the previous generation. As role models to our children, we need to emulate the behavior of our elders and show more mesiras nefesh in the quality of o

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