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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover at my fathers kever gravesite in Bet Shemesh. No, it does not have to be that way, but it just seems like the right thing to do, and it is sentimentally and

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 itors stay away, its plainly a victory for the enemies of the Jewish stateof which there are plenty, in all shapes and sizes. Just the other day, U.S. Ambassador

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 the side of the road take advantage of the vehicles slowing down and are able to see if motorists are Jews or not. The incidence of knifing, shooting, and rockthr

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover our community. To be honest, when I first heard about the new organization Achiezer several years ago, I wasnt sure why we needed another organization

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover music he produces and the songs he sings provide more than just entertainment value. His album of last year Hearts Mindwas an expression of his conscience and th

Eli Schwebel and troupe on stage Young. As long as we were talking music, I figured we would try to explore some other ideas with Eli, now 35. Though the group has been singing together since their e

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 19 ich and then plunged directly into what is becoming their new signature hit song, Gam zu ltovah, which received a rousing ovation from the sellout crowd. The group a

the government takes firm protective measures, legal authorities now use a new euphemism as a politically correct cover for antiSemitic terrorists, calling them unbalanced, said Shimon Samuels, the gr

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover spring of such cows. Rabbi Meir G. Rabi, the consulting rabbi for AK Ben Pekuah Pty Ltd, the Australian company in question, wrote to the editor to avail hi

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 23 ing on the ground, in relation to ben tes. You assume that it doesnt apply to children of a ben ches or your ben ches that gets saved. But perhaps the real reas

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 25 offers tremendous benefits. YH An honest system of reliably tracking and reliably keeping tabs on BP herds would also involve expenses. Outsourcing this system

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 27 erations of purebred BP are also BP. The Gemara and Rishonim see no need to explain it, as though it is selfevident. Indeed, R Chaim Kanievsky explained, obviou

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Sleepless In Woodmere Sometimes you just cant win Sleeplessness has been a problem for me for as long as I can remember. And, like everyone else, I know by

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Certificate Of Completion Here we are in January 2016 you would think that Superstorm Sandy of October 2012 would be ancient history and not worth t

Active Imagination BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Today we bring you some exciting news in the field of exercise. Yes, the field of exercise. I picture an actual field where people exercise, mostly by plowing

theyre exercising, but anyone can do it. If you have a good imagination, you can probably imagine doing several exercises at once to save time, like lifting weights while on a treadmill, or rowing a b

insights on THE TORAH Parashas Bo Let My People Go From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Let My people go, that they may serve Me. Shmos 103 The words ring out again and again. Moses demands of

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Delivering Money Avrumi spent the afternoon visiting his friend Itzik. I have to leave now, he said. I told my parents I

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 37 gest. Furthermore, each litigant will be confident that his dayan advocated for him and submitted whatever argument could have been presented, and consequently

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Confronting Pharaoh Gd placed the world within mans heart Koheles 311. The mission of mankind to transform the world into a dwelling for Gd mirrors th

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 39 the Gdly energy invested in the physical, and cause it to be vented. This goal has varied means of expression, for it must be achieved in a way suitable to eve

The Letter Of Nachmanides People Of The Book Classic Works Of The Jewish Tradition BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON Accustom yourself to speak gently to all people at all times. This will protect you from angera

Question I am about to get engaged and Im in an uncomfortable spot. I met the guy Im dating at a gettogether for singles, at which I also met another guy. Neither of them noticed me then. For the next

take this very seriously and understand that such behavior can chas vshalom be detrimental to their union. As you describe this guy, his cavalier attitude and hotblooded nature do not paint a pretty p

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Stars of Nature BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Agitated state 5. 2015 Cy Young winner Keuchel, for one 10. The Fat Jew certainly has it 14. Oscar winner Jared 15. One

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I have very little in common with my mother. My mother is all about how she looks. Thats not to say she doesnt live a worthwhile life. She is a good person, c

and show off ones excellent tastebut like with any other talent, one should recognize that its a gift that not everyone has or needs to have. Many people, like you, arent on that page. And that should

Everyday Secret Restaurant Recipes BY LEAH SCHAPIRA AND VICTORIA DWEK From Bangkok to Brooklyn, from Miami to Melbourne, Leah and Victoria bring you easytoprepare recipes, tips, and behindthescenes lo

Home Cook When I want to prep this in advance, I keep the quinoa, vegetables, dressing, and techinah separate and toss them all together when Im ready to serve. L Feel free to use storebought techinah

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A New Year, A New You Serenity Now Healing The Natural Way BY DEBORAH ROTHMAN, L.AC. DIPL. AC. I have never believed in New Years resolutions. I am not one to try and make promises that I cant keep. I

productive on a full nights sleep. However, it is not only the quantitative amount of sleep you get, but the quality of your sleep as well. It is the backbone of how productive you will be during the

A Major Achievement In Torah Scholarship Announced Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM The realm of Torah scholarship in Jerusalem celebrated the latest ach

Oz Vehadar, The Largest Torah Effort Since The Gemara, Part I Twentyeight years ago, Rabbi Yehoshua Leifer, Skverer Dayan, had undertaken a project to reprint Shas with all errors corrected and the so

Machberes Continued from Page 55 of the daf became crystal clear. Sometimes, words were conjugated incorrectly by a copier or a printer through the years. Those errors were sometimes compounded with t

something that definitely already occurred. But regarding the sick person, there is at least a doubt whether or not he is still alive. In cases of pikuach nefesh, we always err on the side of caution.

Pugatch Realty Corp Celebrates Silver Anniversary Pugatch Realty Corp celebrated 25 years in business with a party at the Lawrence Yacht and Country Club on December 16. Barry and Susan Pugatch appla

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Celebrating Shevat At LY Library Rosh Chodesh Shevat was an exciting day this week at the Levi Yitzchak Library The day began by hosting students from Bais Yaakov Ateres Miriam.

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 59 tening, theological reflection, selfexamination, psychosocial, cultural, and family systems interaction, along with personal and interpersonal awareness. I

Rabbi Yisroel Kaminetsky and Rabbi Elly Storch with DRS alumni at reunion Shabbaton in Ramat Bet Shemesh DRS is famous. It gives them tremendous nachas to see so many alumni growing through their exp

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 61 When Mr. Feltman spoke, he explained to the boys how special their initiative is, and that he had spoken to a number of schools around the coun try about

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 62 honor of Baruch Kutners bar mitzvah, Dr. and Dr. Avi Schneider in honor of all the boys bar mitzvah celebrations, and Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Strauss. 20th Ya

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 64 ities. Everybody was welcomed warmly and felt includedit was truly the Mishpacha Shul. When we lost Rabbi Jungreis, his levayah at Ohr Torah was an event n

Rabbi Akiva Grunblatt with Rabbi Rafi Draiman and talmidim talmidim in New York, as well as talmidim and yeshivos throughout the world. The Bachurei Chemed Society of Yeshiva Toras Chaim of South Sho

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 mologist findings to describe difficult passages in the first perakim of Sefer Bereishit, and discussed how the Big Bang theory can be rectified with the T

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 68 seas. The competition covers the disciplines of science and social science, and includes engineering, mathematics, biochemistry, behavioral science, medici

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 70 at HANC in the Eastern Division on Tuesday, January 11. For the second time in a row, Shulamith team mem study partner at home. They also meet twice a wee

Standings Rise As Temperatures Dip SeventhGrade Basketball Flatbush 43, Barkai 30. In a rematch from an earlier contest, Flatbush defeated Barkai. After starting off the season with four road gamesall

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 78 Friday DRS defeated YDE Saturday night DRS beat HANC. Sunday Tier 1 semifinal game, DRS 58, HANC 41. Tier 2 Championship, Waterbury defeated YDE. Varsity Hillel 76

Sabers captains Noa Eliach and Yael Eiferman She used to make me give the pumpup speechesnow she loves to give them, and Ive really enjoyed watching her grow. TY What trait did you gain from being on

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ By Tu BShevat, you start thinking about spring in Eretz Yisrael. The heavy winter rains start slowing and sunny days are more frequent. Here in New York, we are in

R Zecharia Wallerstein The enthralled crowd at Young Israel of KGH Brooklyn and New Jersey came out to learn Torah, rather than attending the more conventional secular New Years Eve parties. Rabbi Do

Chayenu A Prescription For Life BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER It happens all the time, says Yossi Pels, executive director of Chayenu Someone will call our office about Chayenus prescription and then corr

YDT Celebrates 43 Years Of Trailblazing Chinuch PHOTOS BY TSEMACH GLENN On January 10, the community came out to support Yeshiva Darchei Torah, an institution that has educated our communitys boys fo

Getting A Great Start At YOSS Community News From Around The World Rabbi Yitz Greenman Appointed Executive Director Of Aish HaTorah Worldwide The director general of Aish HaTorah, Rabbi Steven Burg,

Benny Gantz And Natan Sharansky Named To Jerusalem Unity Prize Committee With nominations now being accepted for the Jerusalem Unity Prize www.unityprize.org, prize committee chair Jerusalem Mayor Nir

Political Roundup Hempstead Town Board Caps BuildingApplication Fees Significant permitfee caps approved this week by Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony J. Santino and the town board will save the Yesh

agenda and I stand with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and activists in calling for an immediate change to the way in which we recognize high school graduation. Our students are so much

Political Roundup Continued from Page 89 Creating a new crime for failure to report corruption True pension forfeiture of elected officials who are found in violation of the publics trust Limitin

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