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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover The tractate, which we began to study once again about ten days ago, is about real estate, properties, and partnerships, controversial than the pressing nee

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 der wall is good for the heart of the nation because people want protection, and a wall protects. All you have to do is ask Israel, Trump said, adding, They the

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 12 offend millions of American Jews and, no doubt, Jews in other countries as well. And Israels wall problems did not conclude with the above issues this week. For

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Now, a decade and some change later, we are those veterans reflecting upon our experiences as we look ahead with Gds graciousness to the wedding of our son Nison

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 lists of past weddings and bar mitzvahs that we were zocheh to celebrate can be an unsettling endeavor. I can probably keep a diary on the items and issues that get

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THE KOTEL Continued from Front Cover Translators Note This article was originally written in Yiddish by Nison Gordon, zl, of the Algemeiner Journal after a visit to Israel on February 15, 1974. It wa

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THE KOTEL Continued from Page 18 smaller crowd than he has during the summer. There I spot Reb Chanoch Glitzenstein together with another young man, Reb Berel Wallas, in the Lubavitcher tefillin chamb

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THE KOTEL Continued from Page 21 tables on which to read the Torah. In a corner, with his head in a hole in the stone wall, sat a Jew, bent over a book, holding a candle in his hand. High above him, a

THE KOTEL Continued from Page 23 We are now standing at the end of the cave. Against the wall, theres a small podium, covered with a cloth on which are embroidered the names of victims of the Holocaus

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KISS THE KOSHER COOK Continued from Front Cover winter break. Its a homework break for moms far and wide, and on behalf of us everywhere, Ill take this time to thank the teachers and admin for the nic

KISS THE KOSHER COOK Continued from Page 29 myself something. And though part of the fun of winter break is ordering food from different eateries, theres nothing like making it fresh and eating it rig

A Shabbos Of Kodesh HaKadoshim BY CHAIM GOLD It was shalosh seudos at the Dirshu Convention, and HaGaon HaRav Dovid Schustal, shlita, Rosh Yeshiva of Beth Medrash Govoha of Lakewood, was delivering th

Dirshu Convention Continued from Page 31 shiur. In the couples dining room, HaRav Yonasan Abraham, shlita, a member of the London Beis Din and Rav of the Toras Chaim Shul in Hendon, North West London,

shus American director, Rabbi Ahron Gobioff, chaired the event and paid tribute to the love of Torah of lomdei Dirshu. HaRav Yitzchok Zalman Gips, shlita, Rosh Yeshivas Nehardaah and Rav of Kehal Birc

Dirshu Convention Continued from Page 33 Rav Dovid answered by quoting the Medrash on the pasuk The world was filled with them Shemos 17, which says, The world was filled with theaters and circuses. R

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On Sunday morning, January 29, I attended the breakfast sponsored by NASCK, the National Association of Chevra Kadisha at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills. Rabbi Zohn, NASCK president, opened the

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 36 Rabbi Ilan Meirov of Chazaq spoke next about an aged rav who requested on his deathbed that his son should get the tickets for a certain show featuring a bel

Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz at the Chaverim of Queens dinner on with the work that Chaverim does. Chaverim is a 100 volunteer organization that started in January 2008 with just 10 volunteers. Cha

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 39 use of the YCQ dining room to host the event. Comedian Mike Fine provided entertainment followed by some quick words of chizuk by Rabbi Chaim Schwartz from t

Inside The Siding BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER You cant tell from the fact that Im writing this article, but I hate that the whole world has to know that were redoing our siding. Theres no secret way to do

Siding Continued from Page 41 Between the constant banging and the things falling off our walls, I dont know how theyre supposed to knock on the door if they have questions. Maybe they should do shave

the way were going to dress. If you understand that, youre more than welcome to hang out at your friends house. Incidentally, this is a good conversation to have way before this issue arises. This can

Question Im a 23yearold guy, and Im new to dating. I went to yeshivish schools, but Im not yeshivish. My parents sent me to yeshivas that are close to home for convenience. It was OK at the time, but

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 44 educated in. But dont give up. Since it does not work for you, under no circumstances should you agree to date a girl who wants the overinvolvement of the shadchan.

attentive and helpful. I received the keys to our rooms electronic cardsvery different than my last visit, and we drove the car over to our building. There are nine buildings spread out over the beaut

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 47 ful suite of rooms, Wednesday morning came too quickly. I enjoyed the final earlymorning swim of our vacation, followed by breakfast. After packing up the car we

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Groundhog Day BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Shalom 6. Shalom 10. Shalom 14. Davids oldest brother 15. Basic rhyme scheme 16. Musical mark 17. Long battle plan 18.

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REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 48 The easiest way to achieve this in one step is to consult with an architect before buying a property, or before you even look for a property, since architects keep o

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The Prevalence Of Parkinsons Disease Senior HomeHealthcare Tips BY ANITA KAMIEL , RN, MPS Parkinsons disease PD is the secondmost common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimers. It is more common t

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SENIOR HEALTH Continued from Page 54 exposed to pesticides had a 70 higher incidence of PD. The pesticides Paraquat and Rotenene were flagged as at least doubling the risk. Obviously, since the diseas

Dear Esther, My brother Avromi has always been a very special person. Growing up, he was the only one of us who didnt seem to need anything whatever he got was good enough. He didnt fight with anyone,

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 57 he may not even experience that way. Some people have thicker skins or just dont take too many things all that seriously. I doubt that you will ever know whether Avromi

Calvarys Annual Bereavement Course For Professionals Calvary Hospitals 24th annual bereavement course is scheduled to take place in the Bronx on Mondays, March 6May 8, 600800 p.m. The course is design

My Experience With Calvary BY MICHELE JUSTIC No one wants to think about the end of life. As much as we focus on Olam HaBa, that last step can be a doozy. But eventually, it smacks us in the face in o

Rough Waters Whether by lecturing or by writing articles, I enjoy educating people on the amazing benefits of acupuncture. I occasionally write from interesting locations while on vacation or traveli

SERENITY NOW Continued from Page 61 have taken too much advantage of the unlimiteddrinking package, but most are simply trying to adjust to the rockiness of the ship. I always travel with needles an a

You Cant Keep A Good EMS Man Down Golan Shalhov, a volunteer EMS responder with United Hatzalah of Israels ambucycle corps in Caesarea, recently injured himself during one of his favorite pastimesskyd

Golden Years At Grandell BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Grandell Rehabilitation takes great pride in being the recipient of its fourth consecutive deficiencyfree survey by the New York State Department of

much. I was looking for a sign from Hashem, and this is it I was feeling so much guilt, thinking, how could I leave my mother here and go back to Israel But now that I see she has a friend watching he

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MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 65 how some stages are more serious than others. No one asks for or wants cancer, and victims of this disease get empathy and compassion, as they should. When someone is

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Alehs New Hospital To Fill Gap In Israels South On January 3, Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman visited the Negevbased rehabilitative village of Aleh www.Aleh.org, Israels foremost network of sta

MK Yaakov Litzman, Yehuda Marmorstein, Gen. Doron Almog, Danny Atar of JNF, Avi Wortzman, Shai Hajaj of the Merhavim Regional Council, Yishai Segal Alehs VP of construction and procurement, and Eric M

Where There Is No Doctor BY G. RICHARD OLDS Doctors appointments may soon be hard to come by. The United States is projected to be short by up to 90,000 doctors by 2025. This shortage will hit rural a

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Tiramisu Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Im starting to get recipe requests about food that readers have recently had at a restaurant or remember from a meal gone by. Last week I received three requests

2 Tbsp. white sugar 4 eggs, separated 1 lb. mascarpone 1 cup sugar 2 packages of ladyfingers cup strong coffee cup coffee liqueur 3 squares semisweet chocolate, grated Directions In a bowl, combine

FOOD Continued from Page 77 Ingredients 1 overripe banana cup oats cup Pereg Natural Foods Cocoa Quinoa Pops cereal Directions Preheat oven to 350F. Mash banana into a liquid consistency. Mix in oat

It is with the Bnei Yisrael in such a state that Hashem says to Moshe, if the Bnei Yisrael are to heed his words, they must be accepted and spoken to with the respect that they deserve as kings, the d

Parents Continued from Page 79 essence the shape of their limbs, no matter their spiritual state, will always remain beautiful. With all of this in mind, I turn to the mother entering my office and re

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 80 on my computer. Because fear had wreaked havoc on me, I agreed to purchase the virus protection he was offering for 299.99. Following his advice, I revealed

rity alerts, send an email to securityalertsrockawaynassau.org with the subject sign me up. RNSP Report Arrest Burglary. The RNSP is pleased to announce that thanks to the dedicated service of the 10

School Daze With Batya finishing high school and Moshe in grade 6, our family will face a year of transition and that is without even considering Chaim and Ashleys wedding. The two of them will be und

VEGETARIANISM Continued from Front Cover eaten, along with the singing of songs and the recitation of biblical verses related to trees and fruits, is the only sacred meal where only vegetarian actuall

VEGETARIANISM Continued from Page 85 both Tu BShevat and vegetarianism and reflect this important Jewish teaching. Waste Not, Want Not. Tu BShevat and vegetarianism both reflect the Torah mandate that

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VEGETARIANISM Continued from Page 86 sciencessigned a World Scientists Warning To Humanity. Their introduction stated Human beings and the natural world are on a collision course. Human activities inf

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Friends In Knead Are Friends Indeed On Sunday, January 29, Chabad of the Five Towns held a special Kids Challah Bake at the Brandeis School open to all Brandeis and Districts 14 and 15 elementary stud

a kesher with Yeshiva Gedolah. They are proud of the accomplishments of their children Racheli is in postHS seminary Machon Raaya in Yerushalayim Simcha is in 10th grade at TMM Moishy is a firstgrader

Sefer Ruach Eliyahu SEFER REVIEWED BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Finally, we can learn and enjoy the remarkable shmuessim of Rav Elya Svei, ztl. Rav Elya Svei, ztl 19242009 was not only the rosh yeshiva of th

Honesty And Good Middos In Parashas Tetzaveh, Rav Elya explains a verse in Malachi 27 regarding the kohanim. He explains that now, bnei Torah are carriers of the mesorah to the next generation. Becaus

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 93 for early withdrawal of CD asked Uncle Ben. Generally, penalty of principal or interest already credited is allowed interest not yet credited is not, replied Ra

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Your Loss Is Your Gain The Gemara Pesachim 87b records a conversation that Hashem had with Hoshea HaNavi that is not mentioned at all in Tanach. Tosfos and R

Outshining Darkness In Montana BY RABBI CHAIM BRUK I am not an expert on Nazism. So when neoNazis reared their banner of hate in Montana, the state I lovingly call home, I was hurt. I was hurt because

insights on THE TORAH Parashas Bo Finding Freedom From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Free at last, free at last, thank Gd Almighty we are free at last. Who said these words No, it wasnt Moses b

Trump Taps Gorsuch For Supreme Court BY MICHAEL WILNER U.S. President Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, fulfilling his campaign promise to nominate a documented judicial conser

ZOA Supports Moving U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem Immediately BY MORTON A. KLEIN AND DANIEL MANDEL With Donald Trump in the White House, speculation is mounting does he intend to act on his preelection pr

i24 News To Launch 247 News Channel In The U.S. The following is a press release regarding i24 News. i24 News, the only 247 international news and currentaffairs channel from the heart of the Middle E

Community News Continued from Page 107 Goei, president of Altice N.V., and chairman and CEO of Altice USA. Content is core to Altices global strategy, and this is an exciting step as we bring i24 News

the Soviet Union. She interspersed her classes with elements of Yiddishkeit which were foreign to many of these students. In this manner she helped move them along in their Torah development. Current

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Weekly History Lectures Return To Five Towns Dr. Henry Abramson, dean of Touros Lander College of Arts and Sciences, will iyH resume his Jewishhistory lecture series in the Five

YOSS Bachurei Chemed Conducting more than 3,000 Home Performance energy audits and more than 1,800 home inspections as part of the Residential Energy Affordability Partnership Additionally, more tha

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 111 The Marion Aaron Gural JCC is located at 207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst. For information, call 5165696733 or visit www.guraljcc.org. ing, but so much mor

RCA Condemns Attack On Quebec Mosque The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading organization of Orthodox rabbis in North America, condemns the recent attack on the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center,

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