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See Pages 35 See Page 73 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 64 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 22 10 ADAR I 5776 FEBRUARY 19, 2016 FROM THE ED

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JUDAISM Continued from Front Cover bright and early to take their kids to school, as there is no day off from learning Torah. The rebbeim also need to prepare and teach like any other weekday. The chi

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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 58 67 88 62 78 93 96 50 38 60 45 47 64 86 13 52 34 100 30 36 46 56 72 40 65 62 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai

JUDAISM Continued from Page 6 families, when the student switches plans in midstream and the parents have no idea how to understand the new path he or she has chosen. A child is not bound to follow hi

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LUACH February 19 February 27 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 10 Adar I Friday, February 19 Daf yomi Gittin 68 Zmanim Earliest tallistef llin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lightin

Wednesday, May 18th Join the most important single day of advocacy for stronger USIsrael relations. Meet directly with Members of Congress and their staff to make a true impact. Roundtrip transportati

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JUDAISM Continued from Page 9 of the supporters of Rav Shteinman and Rav Kanievsky, on one hand, against the supporters of Rav Shmuel Auerbach, on the other. The main issue is whether yeshiva students

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FORWARD Continued from Front Cover from Hodu to Kush, Rav and Shmuel dispute the relative locations of Hodu and Kush. Rav says that Hodu and Kush are at opposite ends of the world, while Shmuel mainta

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Spin For Sderot, March 5 On Saturday evening, March 5, the Yeshivat Hesder of Sderot will iyH host a fundraising event at Life Fitness, 235 Mill Street in Lawrence. The evening will feature a spinning

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover before cameras and millions of people, parsing and discussing the worlds trouble spots, the challenges to the American economyand not a word about Israel. Th

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 21 course of his tour Certainly these celebrities travel and perform extensively around the world, but do any of us have an inkling about where or when, us underst

nent and had to weigh in on controversial issues or made an error in judgment during his tenure, Jews everywhere would somehow be assigned blame. When the election was lost to George W. Bush, there wa

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover that can facilitate a cure to what ails its patients, more frequently it is called upon to manage terminal illnesses. The hospital, on Eastchester Road in the Br

The rabbis on staff at Calvary are Rabbi Tzvi Stern and Rabbi Rachmiel Rothberger. A few days after our meeting at the hospital, I called Rabbi Rothberger to discuss his role and Rabbi Sterns role at

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 25 lains, kosher meals and chalav Yisrael dairy products, a kosher hospitality room stocked with glatt kosher food by Chesed 247 and Satmar Bikur Cholim, a Shabbos loun

Touro Remembers Dr. Bernard Lander On Sixth Yahrzeit The Touro College community gathered at Yeshivas Ohr HaChaim on motzaei Shabbos this past week to commemorate the sixth yahrzeit of Rabbi Dr. Berna

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Past Events Rabbi Dror Moshe Cassouto speaks for Chazaq. The Chazaq organization and Eshel Avraham presented Rabbi Dror Moshe Cassouto, who spoke in Queens on Monday, February 1. The event took place

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I think that my husband, who is in his late fifties, has been going through a midlife crisis. He has just not been himself for the past year. Ive been observi

it is a disturbing and frustrating time for you. Its bad enough to see your loved one go through such a difficult time. You and your husband seem to have always been connected and therefore you probab

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 35 up on some of your cues and perhaps your positive living can have an effect on him. If you find that he is sucking the joy out of your life, despite your best intentions

directed every literary device to this goal, without success. In a final act of attempted proselytism months before his death, he published all his letters to Sulam in a single volume. Her letters, un

The guy and I both dont see what the big deal is all about. Each marriage was short. I dont want to break up with him. What can I do to convince my parents Response Question I am a frum, modernyeshiv

It is natural for a person in love to view the relationship through rosecolored lenses. It is expected that you would be sugarcoating any shortcomings you might perceive, because this guy seems to oth

PHOTO BY IVAN H. NORMAN The marriage of Shimon Kaplan, son of Rabbi and Mrs. Yehuda Kaplan of Far Rockaway, and Sari Feuer, daughter of the Feuers of Flatbush, took place February 2 at Ateres Mordech

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insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters A Paradigm Of Leadership BY RABBI ELI TOUGER A Leaders Commitment Leadership involves selfsacrifice. Everyone understands that in order to receive, yo

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword A Premier Puzzle BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Jerusalem neighborhood 5. Trei 9. Number of Levites compared to Israelites 14. Disneys and the Detectives 15. Habit

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CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 45 which conveys his farewell addresses, with one exception Parshas Tetzaveh. In this reading, Moshes namein keeping with his requestwas struck out. This does not

the yearning for redemption among our people, uniting us in the desire for Mashiachs coming. These efforts serve as an eternal light, guiding our people and mankind as a whole to the ultimate goal. B

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Converting Bad Into Good The Gemara Gittin 57b says that Naaman commander of the armies of Aram became a ger toshav Nevuzaradan became a ger tzedek Hamans de

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 50 converts there is nothing denigrating about that. However, Rebbe Akiva was a descendant of the offspring produced by Sisera and Yael. Yael seduced Sisera to br

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Machberes Continued from Page 52 Avenue shul. He was continuously active in many organizations, organizing fundraisers and advocating on behalf of the Jewish community. In 2001, he became the rav of

Rav Dovid Hofstedter delivering an address at the Dirshu Ashdod kinnus Rav Tzvi Meir Zilberberg addressing the Kiryat Gat event is teaching Torah to the public. Rabbeinu Yonah in Masechta Brachos ex

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Negative Interest Negative interest rates have become the latest buzz. The Europeans have started issuing them to their central financial markets, a

When Two Lone Stars Meet BY RABBI ARYEH LIGHTSTONE AND SHMUEL WINIARZ Sizewise, Israel and Texas are leagues apart. Texas is the secondlargest and secondmostpopulous American state, encompassing 268,8

Lone Stars Continued from Page 57 nation plant. Sorek was followed by TelAviv proper, where at the law offices of Herzog, Fox Neeman, he met with 20 startup companies in the water, hightech, and energ

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 58 some morning on the Red Sea with some water sports you can see pictures and videos of all this on the yeshivas Facebook page. Yes, we had a cool hike in the des

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WallToWall Clothing BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER My kids are bored. I know this because as I sit here, writing this article, theyre telling me this. They never tell me what happened in school, or what happe

floor, and they have clean clothes on the floor. How do they tell which is which And does it matter If its on the floor, its not clean. Even if it was. Have you seen the floor I havent. Im not even su

insights on THE TORAH Tetzaveh How To Be Jewish In A NonJewish World From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Unlike a generation ago, today the walls of the ghetto no longer sequester us from the re

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman TrillionDollar Questions Having become a news junkie, I am currently focused on the presidential candidatesRepublican and Democraticand their positions. Hub

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 65 ment, Obamacare, and closing the U.S. detention camp at Guantnamo Bay are just a few of them. Because Obama is determined to close Gitmo before he leaves off

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Entrusted With Instructions Mr. Alter did not own much and led a simple life, living off his pension and Social Security

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 67 object without permission shoel shelo midaas and is categorized as a thief C.M. 2921, 3595. As a thief, he is liable even if the borrowed object becomes damaged

A Pocono Pesach Let me share a secret with you Theres something big happening in the Pocono Mountains. Dont try to guess thats how rumors start Ill share the facts with you. Destinations and Yossi Zab

A Long Night Of True Kindness A Look Behind The Scenes Of A MassCasualty Incident BY YEHUDA MESHIZAHAV ZAKA CHAIRMAN Around 630 p.m. on that fateful Sunday evening February 14, 2016, a call went out

time spent carefully examining the scene, the missing boys identity card is found, clarifying that the young man had indeed been on the bus. But he was still missing. ZAKA even turned to social media

ZAKA Continued from Page 71 I found myself saying Psalms with tears running down my cheeks. My dear children ask, Daddy, why are you suddenly crying And I tell them that there was a terrible tragedy.

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Serenity Now Continued from Page 72 participation in school programs designed to help and avoid situations just like this one. This individual was literally stuck in his life. He has so much aggressio

and even material ratings. Graduates of trade colleges and universities for interior design often spend years working for established designers as assistants and librarians, refining the skills that t

Chabad 5 Towns Continued from Page 75 in Queens and attended Brooklyn Law School. Approximately 10 years ago, Avi founded Chase Abstract, a titleinsurance company. Chava was born in Atlanta, GA. She a

RNSP Partners With NYPD To Fight Crime On February 2, the members of the Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrols rapidresponse team and tech squad met with Chief David Barrere and other NYPD officials. This pa

RNSP Continued from Page 77 members wear radios 247365 and are quick to respond to an unfolding situation. He pointed out that the NYPD 101st Pct. has two RNSP radios so that they can monitor ongoing

8thgraders visit HANC HS Levi Yitzchak Wolowik, obm At the end of the day, a visiting student proudly announced, I cant wait to come to HANC. HANC thanks the student ambassadors for helping make the

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 Each participant is making a difference in the life of a sick child and their family. Every member of Team Beth Sholom showed incredible dedication by runn

Chaya Malka Bokow, Emma Spirgel, Rivka Bennun, Shira Borochov, Shana Furman, and Isabella Weisfeld Buying out of BDS afternoon and Friday, each team was asked to create a kli and to bring in as many

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 schmooze emphasizing the importance of reviewing ones learning which captivated the boys and inspired them to do so. Following the visit, Rabbi Wolf treat

ROBI FLEGMANN Continued from Front Cover humility, genuine warmth, and deep ahavas Toraha true mensch. He touched the lives of so many, young and old, Jew and nonJew, people from every walk of life, a

ROBI FLEGMANN Continued from Page 83 ing and delivered a heartfelt plea to his kehillah, reminding them of the importance of davening for each other and treating the zman tefillah with proper respect.

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ROBI FLEGMANN Continued from Page 84 still held the car door open for his beloved wife and poured her drink before his. He was a loving father who cherished his three children and their families, alwa

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Calvary Hospitals Annual Bereavement Course Calvary Hospitals 23rd annual bereavement course is scheduled for 600800 p.m. on Mondays, March 7 May 9, at the Hospitals Bronx campus and in downtown Brook

Community News Continued from Page 93 found that the anticipation was actually more difficult than the actual holiday. As with all holidays and events, there is no right or wrong way to grieve. Each o

Growing In Torah And Mitzvos At Darchei Yeshiva Darchei Torah is honored to impart a special chinuch to its many talmidim and is happy to share some special winter moments with the community. Picture

week refused to acknowledge the concerns of New Yorkers, who believe outside income is a serious issue, according to polling. At a recent press conference, Kaminsky said, As a former corruption prosec

Community News Continued from Page 94 members of the Israel Defense Forces, and has received awards from every branch of the service. Moreover, former President George W. Bush appointed the rebbetzin

Community News Continued from Page 97 both as a religion and as an ethnicity throughout American history. Students gained tremendous insights into how numerous historical events, such as WWII, the Civ

Great family time in Great Neck with a beautiful musical performance expressing their admiration for their mothers. The night was highlighted by an exciting show that the Parrot Rebbe and his parrots

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Matters Of The Heart Its cold outnot a time when you specifically want to add something to the days schedule. Yesterday was such a day. I was cold, and tir

ago, my blood pressure was too high that day. Sometimes my iron has been too low. This week, anticipating the blood drive, I made sure to stay away from salt Monday and Tuesday. I tried to eat ironric

Renewal Continued from Page 101 point my heart actually did skip a beat. Seeing my obvious fright, she said, Could be nothing but I saw something and you should come back in a month for another echoca


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