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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover silly charade of talks currently taking place. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the region last Thursday evening, and his motorcade of bulletpro

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 11 And what exactly is the nature of that danger Well, apparently it has been determined and proven that if you are an Israeli or a Jew who steps beyond this warnin

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 12 from cold weather or to create shade during heat therefore, they are considered garments of the head and not garments of the body. 3 The main purpose of wearing

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover rhythm, to shopping in Israel. The malls are filled with energetic young people who seem to love to shop almost endlessly. And the mix of people rushing their wa

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 16 thought that people in Israel do not have that much discretionary income. A study released this week said that 1.7 million Israelis are living below the poverty line

SHIDDUCH LIST Continued from Front Cover many did laugh after purchasing my book, Best of My Worst which is no longer for sale. Many emailed me and came out to speaking engagements where I was the gue

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover setting New Montefiore cemetery in West Babylon, Long Island. We were gathered to bury relics of the past from what once was a bastion of Jewish life

United States government, and then from our government to the representatives of the Iraqi Jews who fled the country and now live here. I was invited to attend the burial, not of a person, but of a cu

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ A couple of weeks ago, a newly elected city councilwoman from Crown Heights made a comment about the knockout crimes targeted against Jews. She says that black tee

Choose Your Weapon, Part II The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER We established in the last article that our imaginary job hunter, Beryl Klein, seems to have some skills that could be used in sale

What Mandelas Legacy Can Teach Us About Zionism BY ARI SOFFER In just the few days since the passing of Nelson Mandela, as South Africans begin a 10day mourning period for their elder statesman, a sle

moral fiber to sacrifice for what is rightfully theirs, or it is not theirs at all. And it is that same raft of insecurities which is to blame for the other reason for Nelson Mandelas lessthanwarm emb

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Chapter And Verse The best defense students have against being forced to learn is to try to use halacha against their teachers. For example, there is a dispu

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Swarthmore Hillel And The Limmud Conference A Response To MK Dov Lipman BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Last week, the 5TJT published MK Rabbi Dov Lipmans response to an article by Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblum rega

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz towels. Season the cavity with salt and pepper. Using kitchen twine, truss the chicken as follows Lay chicken on cutting board, breast side up with legs facing away. Put c

Striking The Perfect Match Facilitating The Rabbinic Placement Process BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER That RIETSYeshiva Universitys musmachim are hired in communities throughout the nationindeed, the world

utive directors. How do we define a CEO who has no directors What is the role of lay leaders and how can they partner with the rabbi to help him succeed This is the question that each congregation mus

DOWNWARD SPIRAL Continued from Page 33 admired and respected his family. At the same time, he served as a powerful force giving instructions to all of his children and grandchildren about how to deal

riographies with all of their implications, and may this be the last iteration in the terrible cycle of golus. Ellie Pollack is a rabbinical student in Torah Vdaas. He encourages feedback on this pie

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Touro News And Events Educational Forum Early Detection of Pulmonary Hypertension. Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine TouroCOM in Harlem hosted Suspecting Pulmonary Hypertension in the Dyspneic Pat

Arunabh Talwar, Grace VasconezPereira, and Kenneth Steier Author Monty Noam Penkower Organized by Remi Odunsi, director of continuing education at TouroCOM, the forum was jointly sponsored by Washin

Touro News Continued from Page 39 tinue to endure a human rights crisis, with regularly confronting forced displacement, loss of cultural identity, racial discrimination, lack of environmental protect

concerned with a result that shows depth and character in the shot, requiring several lights to be carefully positioned, aimed, metered, and continually adjusted as the clouds move. What is the single

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im always asking myself why Im the one who is always saying Im sorry. Why is everything always my fault Im 60 years old, and I still feel the need to answer f

creating the problem. For the healthier individual, when something goes wrongsay, a new refrigerator starts sounding funkyit doesnt turn into a question of who did something wrong and is therefore res

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Reams Of Paper If ever I were contemplating taking out stock in the paper industry, now would be the time to buy in. Applying for a mortgage these d

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Talking To Whom The older I get, the more I discover that just about everything my mother ever told me was true. I have yet to discover much that she said t

insights on THE TORAH Shmos Great Expectations From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN When you take the people out of Egypt, you will serve Gd on this mountain. Shmos 312 We never really know why t

Mazel Tov, Avrumi Ripping The Chadera Yeshiva Apart Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Established in 1891 as a farming colony by members of Chovevei Zion

In 1986, Yeshiva Knesset Yitzchok was established in Bnei Brak by Rabbi Elazar Menachem Mann Shach, ztl, 18942001, revered Ponovez rosh yeshiva in Bnei Brak and founder of the Degel HaTorah political

5TJT Puzzle The Price Is Right BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Say lashon hara 5. Circle parts 9. Give the heaveho 14. Cold capital 15. Break a commandment 16. Drive 17. Shut up 18. Juice berry 19. ATT bill i

Machberes Continued from Page 51 berg, the rosh yeshiva, did not make that recommendation, he did not verbally oppose it. The Degel HaTorah faction issued a call for students to leave the yeshiva. A n

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Question My daughter is dating a guy she met at a kiruv Shabbaton where they were both advisors. They were still too young to date officially until recently. However, they were in constant touch with

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 55 That is because, at this juncture in her life, she actually believes herself to be happy. You and your wife need to arrange a private time to talk with your daughte

Worldwide Celebration Dirshu Daf Hayomi Bhalacha Completes Chelek Hey Of Mishnah Berurah BY CHAIM GOLD Dirshus daf hayomi bhalacha program of daily Mishnah Berurah learning is completing chelek hey of

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Mystical Creatures 1 L 2 I 3 L A C 4 5 6 F L A G S L I V R E 22 25 7 8 9 10 11 16 19 A R T L A O 12 13 14 17 20 A M O R A 21 15 18 V A L O R S H A

Dirshu Continued from Page 59 them and reviewed them together with the Dirshu biurim umusafim that depicts hundreds of modernday scenarios that emanate from these halachos and they were tested on all

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 60 kindness or respect in the manner in which all human beings deserve to be treated. Their struggle is one I would never wish on my friend or foe. For this r

schstein, Rafi Farbman, Yosef Farbman, Avi Feldman, Akiva Feldman, Yehuda Fiber, Chaim Friedman, Shmaryahu Friedman, Dovie Gladstone, Moshe Goldberg, Yehoshua Goldberg, Moshie Hirsch, Avi Hirsch, Hood

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 members and members of the executive board as a followup to his initial involvement with our community during Hurricane Sandy. The commissioner was present

Shevatim, and various parts of maaseh Bereishis, who had all joined the Sefer Bereishis siyum. The moros and children worked together to create posters of each parashah, followed by songs from the par

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 The Chesed SocietyDrive Committee worked around the clock to ensure that the drive reached its potential. They arranged for class captains to assist in the

which no one can escape, but being able to share experiences can lessen stress, give you ways to better cope, and help you do the job you do best caring for and loving your family. Join Ohels new fami


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 recipients of the Reb Shlomo Freifeld Memorial Award Marc and Sharon Friedman, recipients of the Kesser Shem Tov Award and Pesach and Matty Sod, the recipi

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz The Snowpocalypse You have seen the pictures. They say it was a onceinacentury storm. It is Tuesday, and Yerushalayim is still shut down from night till midmorning

News From Israel Breaking The Language Barrier Israeli Physicians Introduce Simultaneous Translation Tool Imagine being a new immigrant in Israel and needing to go through a major surgery at the local

Israel News Continued from Page 71 Liat Wizman JAFI, and Bentzion Chen Chairman, ACHA. Whether in speech or in signs, all of them expressed their pride in the young people before thempride in all they

and arranging for the photographer, band, and flowers upon request. PlanIt Israel specializes in bar mitzvah trips they are the definitive source With PlanIt Israel at the helm, you are assured of an

Community News Continued from Page 73 100,000 signatures are needed in order for the White House to consider this. You may sign the petition at https petitions.whitehouse.govpetition authorizefdagrant

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Community News Continued from Page 74 a particularly noteworthy example, the Goldsmiths have taken a proactive role in expanding Bet Els social media presence, including the founding of Israel Empower

grant from the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem to sponsor a series of programs on Zionism and the Begin Legacy in honor of the former prime ministers 100th birthday, which was commemorated

Too Little Information Continued from Page 81 read that, we glibly say, or I never pay attention to himsimply because the that and the him represent points of view at odds with the speakers gut feelin

caterer have the Shabbos food delivered despite the closed roads. Candles were lit along tables in the dining room and across staircases, in hope of providing enough light to ensure that no one would

Close Quarters BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Were in the market for a new house. It doesnt actually have to be new, just new to us. Our current house isnt tiny, but our kids keep getting bigger, and our hous

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A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY TZIVIA ROSS Portraits Of Survival At The JCC Mazal tov to Nathan Goltsman of Phoenix, Arizona, and Chava Ross of Woodmere on their engagement On Thursday, December 5, d

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Congress Honors Sephardic Jewry BY EZRA FRIEDLANDER On November 20, Congress celebrated over 360 years of Sephardic Jewry in America, paying tribute to the contributions of the Sephardic community to

that the early Sephardic Jewish immigrants paved the way the tolerant, open and pluralistic society we all cherish. Congressman Louie Gohmert of Texas focused on the unique friendship of the US and Is

Bikur Cholim Of Far Rockaway And The Five Towns Holds 32nd Annual Brunch BY LIBA LIEBERMAN The long and impressive history of the Bikur Cholim of Far Rockaway and the Five Towns is honored every year


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