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MSZANA DOLNA Continued from Front Cover were born and married in Poland. They left Poland and moved to Berlin because of the antiSemitism and pogroms that they endured in Poland. My grandfather, Nachu

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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 56 90 34 58 78 71 61 82 48 35 51 57 31 34 42 76 18 52 46 44 74 43 38 50 86 55 41 63 All in the Angle R Avi Shafran Auto Section Business Halacha R Meir Orlian

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MSZANA DOLNA Continued from Page 6 mother, Goldie Aronson, zl, sitting on a bench in front of the house where a sign read room for rent. He courted my mother relentlessly as he was very much taken by

MSZANA DOLNA Continued from Page 11 many, specifically Berlin, my interest was really piqued. I started to feel as if I was reading the story of my grandparents journey. The book describes how on Augu

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MSZANA DOLNA Continued from Page 12 uncle and where he died. This query brought me back to my fathers story about the survivor who contacted him after the war with information about his family. I coul

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MSZANA DOLNA Continued from Page 14 firsthand the places of the horrors that we read about for so many years. It was extremely difficult in the short time that we were in Poland to process all the his

R MEIR SCHUSTER Continued from Front Cover entire outreach organizations. Without exaggeration, many tens of thousands of people came to Torah observance because of his actions. The greatest insight i

R MEIR SCHUSTER Continued from Page 19 and their grandchildren are talmidim in BMG in Lakewood. How did he do it Mostly it was the genuineness of his love, but he was very downtoearth as well. When he

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SOCHI Continued from Front Cover Edelkopfan affable and personable overseer of the meatandpoultry departmentto accomplish. Rabbi Yona, as he is known to his friends and shoppers at Gourmet Glatt, left

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SOCHI Continued from Page 24 iach in Sochi is quite a story of its own. The fact is that he is there serving the local Jewish population and the businesspeople who travel through town and will be ther

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT Continued from Page 28 Jeanette Lamm explains how events unfolded some time ago and how it came to be that she wound up as the coordinator of this pincer movement that distributes foo

insights on THE TORAH Vayakhel Bar Mitzvahs From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN See Gd has appointed Betzalel, the son of Uri, the son of Chur of the tribe of Judah. Shmos 3530, 31 Now Chur, Be

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 31 to shul. That way, when they are more emotionally mature, they will be there to get those important answers to lifes questions. On the positive side, many goo

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insights on THE TORAH that way, they chose to go ahead and seek out what else there might be that they could donate. The Torah clearly demonstrates approval for their actions, and each one was given

Religion And Psychology Conflicting Or Compatible BY DONI JOSZEF The riddle of existence comes with no simple solution. Those that have sought to solve this riddle are many, while the proposed solutio

Religion And Psychology Continued from Page 35 being posed. Religion answers existential questions, psychology answers emotional questions. While the two areas may certainly overlap, they serve differ

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5TJT Puzzle Getting The Gold BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Biblical preposition 5. Where Lebron or Blake might do something amazing 11. Annex 14. Glance over 15. Make hair messy 16. Fanciful story 17. Salt

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle In The Directors Chair 1 14 17 20 A P P L E S H O O T I 18 2 3 4 5 6 15 B E D E V E 21 7 8 9 16 19 A G 10 11 I 12 S T 13 D A N C E 22 C A T C H M

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Kerrys Critics Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER In recent weeks, the level of accusations and counterclarifications between Israeli cabinet ministers and White House spokespersons concerning statement

Trapped In The Treasure Hunt The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER Every parent has seen their small children eagerly pursuing worthless trinkets scattered in someones backyard in that cruel exerci

When Bubby Is Better Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO Photographers and videographers often bring along a family member to help. That person is called an assistant. They used to be lighting assistants. But

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Yet Another Great Escape Who was even thinking about weather when we planned our trip It wasnt as if we were planning any outdoor activities As the date ne

occurring. At a water park, so many things have a potential to be a hazard even on a lazy river. The guards need to anticipate possible problems before they occur. As lifeguards, we are the safety kee

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, I am writing to you about one of my oldest and dearest friends. Nina and I met in high school an

ple is just so difficult to do. Perhaps no one apologized to them growing up. Perhaps giving an apology signals being wrong. Maybe when they were younger, admitting they were wrong or being wrong warr

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Humblebrags A tale is told about a visitor to a yeshiva. Upon entering the study hall, he noticed that the students were engaging in selfimprovement techniqu

sonal strengths he feels he deserves honor and tribute from other individuals. Those individuals are greatly inferior because he magnifies their faults. These feelings generally lead a person to act i

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Keeping Up With the News Years ago, keeping up with whatever was going on in the community was based on the people living here spreading the news by

Ask Diamond Dave Dear DD, I was always nervous about losing my earrings. When I got my diamond studs, I made sure to get them with a more secure screwback, rather than with the more popular pushon bac

Satmar Rebbe To Visit Eretz Yisrael Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM This week, Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum, Satmar Rebbe, is scheduled to leave from his home

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Machberes Continued from Page 52 zulah hall in Petach Tikvah. The Satmar Rebbes colorful participation would be a highlight of the mitzvah tantz. Shacharis on Friday morning, erev Shabbos Vayakheil, w

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Reading And Writing Horizontal, Please Some people always seem to make the wrong choices. I am one of those people. In the high school that I attended, the

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz get together, but without Sunday as an available free day, that event never came off. So having a chance to see many of my old friends in a nonfunereal setting was

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz The Dreaded Souffl Just the sound of the word souffl brings fear to the hearts of even the most experienced cooks. The delicate texture, the timesensitive nature . . . i

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Handed Over Im going to a cousins wedding, Moshe said to his classmate, Yossi. Could you take my backpack home with you

From The BHI Hotline Refund Or Resale Q. I purchased a garment for my daughter at a clothing store that had a 30 off sale. It was not the correct size and she never wore it. A few weeks after the sale

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover Little does she realize that, not too far away, there is a yeshiva that has a policy that will help ruin Shainas life forever. Lets fastforward a few years.

will make the right decisions, but we cannot make decisions for them. This idea can be frustrating for a parent. We can also create and manipulate the logistical aspect of the environment to minimize

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 61 ulary emphasized during the interactive reading was then utilized in activity stations that were educational, fun, and familyfocused, according to one prou

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 News, The Jewish Journal, The Atlanta Commercial Appeal, The Forward, The Wall Street Journal, and The Motley Fool, as well as on CNNs Situation Room with

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 On Monday, February 10, Mrs. Rivka Caroline taught women how to go From Frazzled to Focused. Mrs. Shira Eisenberg hosted the event in her beautiful home. T

Lester Bleich, Mrs. Bonnie and Rabbi Dovid Kupchick, and Rabbi Josh Goller LR Lester Bleich, Esther and Burt Pechman, and Rabbi Yehuda Kelemer ner on Sunday, February 16 at the Cradle of Aviation Mu

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover that matter, in many Jewish communities around the United States. J Street was founded by publicrelations executive Jeremy Ben Ami in 2008 in what from here

The J Street Challenge challenges the veracity and integrity of the organization, questions its motives and agenda, and expresses suspicion about the motives and interests of more than just a few of

MSZANA DOLNA Continued from Page 18 I got a phone call from Tamara right away. Now here is where the craziness begins. My friend of 30 years told me that she knows Mr. Aftergut wellI had crossed paths

him in Poland and he was at her wedding. She too wanted to meet with Mr. Aftergut because he had letters that her father had written to him. Carols father passed away some years ago. We decided we wou


CARPOOL CRAZINESS Continued from Page 71 while she does carpool. And most people have vehicles that are just big enough for their own families. So if a family becomes too big, even if youve been carpo

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ In all of this snow, ice, and frigid weather, we have been going to one simcha after another vorts, weddings, and a bar mitzvah all in the past week. We cant plan

focus on creative arts sets it apart. We have worked hard to design a truly unique experience for the girls this summer. During the long school year, the girls dont always by PeacefulResolutionsUSA.

letters to THE EDITOR A Tree Grows In Long Beach Dear Editor, Sixty years ago, a tree was planted by Rabbi Dr. Armin H. Friedman, founder and menahel of the Hebrew Academy of Long BeachYeshivat Lev. T

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Community News From Around The World Destination Florida With ESF Trucking Passover By Rochelle Maruch Miller Delivering Your Luggage In Style. Theres an exciting new specialty service for Floridaboun

with open arms as the head counselor. The often imitated but never duplicated Yaalozu Wilderness Program, the original in the forefront of wilderness programs, is back by popular demand, under the new

Legal Battle Over Perth Amboy Shul BY DEBRA RUBIN Perth Amboy, once home to one of the largest and oldest Jewish communities in New Jersey, has in recent years watched the last vestiges of Jewish life

pool, two bowling alleys, pingpong and billiard rooms, auditorium, and gymnasium. We had basketball games every Sunday night where we played other Ys and the place was filled with people, he said. The

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY STEPHANIE JERET Mazal tov to Allysa Jeret of Lawrence and Josh Weinberg of Woodmere on their recent engagement. Mazal tov to their parents, Renee and Yossie Jeret and Sus

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Perth Amboy Shul Continued from Page 85 yeshivas come and say theyd like to rent the building, said Sewitch, but you have to have a rich community to support any yeshiva. The yeshivas we have spoken t

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The Devils In The Daydreams BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN One would be forgiven, especially were one an optimist, for imagining that recent reports of the government of Iranian President Hassan Rouhanis donati


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