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See Page 53 See Page 9 See pages 13 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 12 NO. 5 7 CHESHVAN 5772 NOVEMBER 4, 2011 FROM THE EDITOR INSIDE Tuesday Morning Pam Moritz Israel Accelerating Building in Terri

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TZVI ABRAHAM Continued from Front Cover of hearing this moaning, one of the guys finally asks, Why dont you just tell your wife to give you something else The first guy answers, I make my own lunch In

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A YILC Special Event Ambassador Yehuda Avner Shabbat Vayera November 1112, 2011 Inside Israel Great Men, Epic Moments Why have we no kith and kin Presidents and Prime Ministers, Critical momen

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Some complained less about the concept than about the cryptic and somewhat mysterious nature of the offer. People called to ask who the folks are behind the effo

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 14 area of life that one can have access to based on economic ability. Since when did Klal Yisrael become a Fortune 500 company asks Goldy Krantz, the author of The Bes

NASI INITIATIVE Continued from Page 17 girls on it, at the end of the year it is simply impossible for there to be more single girls than boys. Impossible. If on that island we place 150 young women a

by Chanukah. What would the young woman do You know and I know that every single young woman would beg, borrow, or do whatever it takes, but she would put the money together. Obviously a A young woman

NASI INITIATIVE Continued from Page 19 If 2,000 girls join the list, will the other girls be blacklisted Maybe. Remember, the only way 2,000 young women join and stay in the list is if its wildly succ

in a less than optimal shidduch situation, this can give them the opportunity to get as much shidduch attention as others, which will afford them the greatest possible opportunity of walking down the

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover tell you that it is not Hamas that is firing the deadly and destructive missiles but rather another factionthis time, the Islamic Jihad. What the real differ


And he split them in the middle Bereishis 219 Rashi explains that it was the custom in those times that two people who wished to pledge everlasting friendship and devotion to each other conducted a ce

JONATHAN RIKOON Continued from Front Cover ed States Commission for the Preservation of Americas Heritage Abroad. Since its inception in 1985, the Commission has been true to its mission of identifyin

JONATHAN RIKOON Continued from Page 25 rael, joined by the National Council of Young Israel and the Orthodox Union, in reversing the decision of the Illinois court which contained a good deal of what

project would be welcomed. Similarly, if there are additional projects that anyone would like to bring to the Commission, part of the proposal should include identifying where the funds will come from

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The Yeshiva University Student Medical Ethics Society and Yeshiva Universitys Center for the Jewish Future Present The Sixth Annual Fuld Family Medical Ethics Conference IN THE PUBLIC EYE Jewish Pers

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover but unfortunately the matches havent been shayach. I attend shidduch meetings, singles events, and Shabbatons as well as have my profile on various shi

YOSS Preschool Explores Noach At Sea EDUCATING THE NEXT GENERATION of JEWISH LEADERS HEBREW ACADEMY OF NASSAU COUNTY Childcentered general and religious studies program for Kindergarten through 6th

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz The Perfect Meatball Although it was a surprise to open the door and discover snow on an autumn day in the middle of October, we do know the cold weather is coming. And wh

MURRAY Murray Supervisor On Tuesday, November 8th ReElect TEAM Freezing Taxes, Helping People Team Murray Freezin is g Taxes KATE Darcy JAMES Councilman Bonilla Clavin Town Clerk Receiver of

Shalhevet Girls JUMP Into Action Her Palms Support The Spindle . . . . . . vchapeha tamchu phalech . . . At the Rock Hall Museum Country Fair on October 23, eishes chayil Shirah Devorah Sebrow and e

Tuesday Morning In My Sukkah In Israel BY PAM MORITZ I entered my sukkah Tuesday morning during the chag, coffee and muffin in hand, and sat down to the October cool breeze and the Jerusalem Post. But

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen covered, and the tastefully set out lawn furniture is now either stacked, stored, or covered for the winter How does this homeowner prepare his or h

In My Sukkah Continued from Page 37 abs are cheering in the streets, how can this be good for the Jews As I read these two articles, by women who have lived through the darkest moments in any parents

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I recently had a very upsetting situation occur with a very good friend of mine. I fear the friendship may be over, and I cant believe it would end over somet

to give yourself a pass for inappropriate and insulting commentsunless you want to continue to go through life hurting people you care about and losing good friends along the way. Words have power and

Obamas Brave New World Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Years before the Obama presidency, Tunisia was considered the best example of a moderate, pragmatic Arab country. This past week, in the first d

Early Polls BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I dont want to get into politics, but its almost Election Day. Again youre asking. Didnt we just have an election day, like two years ago Close. It was last year. Bu

The Exchange Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN The recent exchange of Gilad Shalit for over 1,000 Palestinian prisoners, many with blood on their hands, has sparked much debate in the Jewish comm

Another interesting issue is that there are a number of Rishonim and Acharonim who rule that the entire enactment is only when there is no danger to the life of the prisoner. These opinions are cited

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Adventure Not too long ago, we celebrated the release of hikers who had been imprisoned in Iran for two years. Their socalled crime was that they unknowingly

FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY were free. Nevertheless, free hands or not, its doubtful that either of these guys needed or wanted flowers. Before the Society of American Florists SAF comes gunning for me, let

es WINTER IS COMING Yik Better Get The Furnace Installed Before Winter Early Polls Continued from Page 43 Yeah, dont worry about it. Just type it into the bottom. Im sure he wouldnt mind, on top of a

The Season Of Freedom BY YOCHANAN GORDON Each holiday season ushers in its own particular sentiment or experience of the joyousness of that specific juncture in time. Having just concluded the holiday

Season Of Freedom Continued from Page 49 There is nothing more uncertain and unsettling than being captivenot knowing what each second, not to mention what each day, will deliver. Much has been said a

VOTE FOR HOWARD J. KOPEL VOTE FOR PROVEN LEADERSHIP WHY IS ADAM MOSER LYING FICTION My opponent claims . . . 1. That I voted to increase Legislative salaries. 2. I sought to increase Sales taxes. 3.

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow A Kohein By Any Other Name Many times I have heard this same story involving Rav Moshe Feinstein, ztl. Rav Moshe was attending a bris. There were two cartons

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 54 believed that this was a punishment for marrying into a kohanic family without being worthy. Now, back to our story with the Chasam Sofer. A family was celebra

Monopoly Money From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ. What is more annoying than playing Monopoly for eight days straight with ones children When I find the answer, I will let yo

insights on THE TORAH Lech Lecha Jewish Genes BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS An Ammonite or Moabite may not enter the assembly of Hashem . . . since they did not gree

sequently, even though Lot had this one positive attribute, it was cancelled out by his wife. As a result, the children of Lot also carried that negative spiritual gene. If so, why are the female desc

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Expires On . . . The sour cream in my refrigerator expires November 24. That means that we can keep it and eat it a day after the wedding. The milk is date

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Recent Missile Strike Raises Concern Over Libyan SAMs BY SAMUEL SOKOL MIDDLE EAST CORRESPONDENT Despite Israeli hopes that the recent calm in the Negev would continue, especially during the period pr

A ModernDay Patriarch BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN The first notice, shortly before Rosh Hashanah, came from Tehilla. The subject box of the email read Baruch Dayan HaEmetURGENT, YOSEF PASSED AWAY and the mes

Avram took with him his wife, Sarai . . . and the souls which they had made in Charan Bereishis 125 Avraham would invite people in to his home, give them to eat and to drink, show them love and bring

Feeling the Chagim The Year In Israel BY TALMIDAH X During Sukkot vacation, I finally had the time and the privacy to reflect a little more on my zman Elul experience. Before I came to Israel, I wrote

Finders Keepers BY RABBI MEIR ORLIAN BUSINESS HALACHA INSTITUTE We will be taking a class trip later today to the park a few blocks away, the teacher announced. When we go, I ask that you walk in an

Mesivta Ateres Yaakov Where the Whole is Greater Than the Sum of The Parts BECOME THE BEN TORAH YOU WANT TO BE Designs by Sara M. Gold PREPARE FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS November

Community News From Around The World Dirshus Grand Simchas Bais Hashoeiva By Chaim Gold You are so fortunate Unfortunately, it is rare that an entire generation conducts itself the way Hashem desires.

Rabbi Avram Pollak, Menahel Rabbi David Abramchik, Principal Rabbi Eli Zoldan, Asst. Menahel Rabbi Gershon Kramer, Dean of Students Mesivta Yam HaTorah of the Five Towns Far Rockaway Limudei Kodesh

Community News Continued from Page 66 Hagaon Harav Chaim Kanievsky had been slated to attend the Dirshu Simchas Bais Hashoeiva before he sustained the terrible loss of his illustrious Rebbetzin Bas Sh

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Community News Continued from Page 68 Kaddish on such a profound simcha of the completion of so many masechtos was also being recited in memory of his sisterinlaw, Rebbetzin Bas Sheva Esther Kanievsky

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS The Importance Of Voting For Howard Kopel By Larry Gordon Next Tuesday those of us on this part of Long Island will have the opportunity to once again vote into office Nassau Cou

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 5TJT Endorses Judges Knobel and Paradiso Hon. Gary Knobel policies of Nassau County will be arrived at. Thats why on Tuesday its important to vote for K

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 couraged to attend and discuss any issues or questions that they have concerning the sanitation services being provided. Noahs Ark Visits HAFTR HAFTR nur

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 National Merit Scholar Commended Student At Yam HaTorah The administration, Rabbi Pollak, Rabbi Abramchik, and Rabbi Zoldan of Mesivta Yam HaTorah announc

was their first time celebrating the High Holidays in a synagogue and for everyone it was enjoyable and inspiring and a meaningful way to start the new year. Simchas Torah Chabad style was celebrated

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 by visitors, regardless of their mode of transportationcar, bus, or trainand to highlight the new transportation options through media. Lastly, boat sewage


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Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Valuable Jews 1 AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 78 Adam will be a staunch and independent advocate for all communities he follows his conscience and is an h

er continues to grow even after graduation. Rabbi Yotav Eliach, the schools principal, was introduced by senior Daniel Sobin and Freshman Jacob Friedman, before he discussed the theme of academic exce

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 83 selves. Children, ranging from seven to thirteen years of age, gather to learn, play parashah related games, make cool art projects, and have meaningful di

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 85 the kehilahs learning. Rav Weinberger specifically commended the women for taking on the learning of all of Tanach despite all of their other responsi bil

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Community News Continued from Page 70 Agudah Breakfast To Highlight Security And Safety, November 7 Hundreds of grassroots communal leaders from across the broad spectrum of Orthodox Jewry are expect

The atmosphere of kedushah, warmth, and joy that permeate the school is palpable in every classroom and hallway. Student participation in extracurricular activities, G.O., chesed, mishmeres, and tifer

E N J O Y Yo u r With Eddies KOSHER Travel 25 Community News Continued from Page 89 Jewish Federations of North America to expose his students to innovative Jewish communal structures and program mod

up a new world for me and the sense of accomplishment is amazing. The shiurim are open to everyone. Participants who wish to commit to taking the monthly tests can earn a stipend. To find a shiur near

Tziporahs Nest Links Global Jewish Community For The Greater Good BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER When a family member or friend is suddenly diagnosed with a lifethreatening disease and is in need of our te

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At Zeevi Memorial, PM Asserts Right To Build BY LAHAV HARKOV Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu emphasized Israels right to build and expand an undivided Jerusalem during a ceremony on Wednesday in mem

For Boys Surround yourself with the best staff Dedicated Division Heads Rabbi Yisroel Rich Passaic, NJ Outstanding Administration Alexander Gold Executive Director Brooklyn, NY Professional Rebbei

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 32 700 a.m. It was my husband on his way to work . . . Gilad Shalit is home. I screamed, dropped the phone, and ran to my computer. I was grateful no one was

decades to create a stronger voice for our neighborhood in county government. Our interests are only heard when we are united with one clear voice. With a simple vote, your Republican legislator, Howa

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 97 oneparty government rejected it. A plan to produce thousands of jobs, create a biotech center near Hofstras new medical school, the Nassau Medical Center,


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