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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover that you are missing something Youre dating, but the dates are one, two, and out. Theres no attraction, or perhaps something you are saying or doing is not helpi

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 6 This is where Navidaters can play an important and central role in a developing relationship. Very often, those going through the dating process are not sure of the r

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover stage, something here seems disjointed and out of proportion. Over Pesach and in the immediate aftermath of a muchanalyzed and criticized framework agreement

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 11 nian assets and other monies become available, it follows quite logically that parts of that same money will be used by Iran to fund terror campaigns in Yemen, L

LUACH April 23May July 1July29 ZIP Code 11516 4 Iyar Thursday, April 23 Yom HaAtzmaut 5 Iyar Friday, April 24 Daf yomi Kesubos 81 Omer day Day 20 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M.

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A Matter of Priority Continued from Page 12 whether it will finally relent and grant him parole. Therefore, the next weeks and months are vital in the effort to obtain his release. It is now clear to

DID OBAMA BLINK Continued from Front Cover the birth of the CorkerMenendez Bill requiring congressional approval of sanctions removal from Iran in the event of an agreement on its nuclear facilities.

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover approached Rav Yechiel Michel Stern, shlita, one of the leading poskim and rabbanim in Yerushalayim, with a very delicate question. Rav Stern realized that

Three Terms I would like to introduce three terms to the discussion. Direct action generally a Biblical prohibition Grama generally a rabbinic violation Semigrama also known as not considered a gra

that do not have the KosherSwitch. There is a product called NearBeer that does not contain significant traces of alcohol. Is it a good idea to give our preteens and teens NearBeer simply because it c

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Shor Yoshuv To Honor Community Members And Alumni At Annual Dinner BY LEAH GOLDMAN With its vast array of diverse programs, the 48th Annual Dinner theme The Torah Is Acquired in 48 Ways truly describe

Shor Yoshuv Continued from Page 21 Ohr Somayach in Jerusalem before becoming a talmid in Shor Yoshuv in 2010. He has been learning with chavrusas in Shor Yoshuv for the past five years on a regular ba

AposTherapy A Conversation With David Lipetz Of One Therapy BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER In 2005, two Israeli physiciansDr. Amit Mor and Dr. Avi Elbazunveiled their AposTherapy system for successfully tr

AposTherapy Continued from Page 23 cal application, I became very interested. I pursued the company and asked if this was something I could do in my practice. At first, they were reluctant, but I pers

Listen To Your Gut Why Gut Bacteria May Be Key To Weight Control BY DR. BO ROSENBLAT CHIEF PHYSICIAN FOR DR. BOS DIET If youre carrying some extra weight around your midsection, your gut might be the

Dr. Bos Diet Continued from Page 25 good bacteria as well. If you are going to eat sauerkraut, for instance, opt out of the canned variety and either buy one from the refrigerated section or try your

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Political Roundup Continued from Page 26 ing campus, and gave Goldfeder and Ferreras a tour of its groundbreaking vocational program, which teaches students skills in lucrative construction and homede

by the police department so that they may work to help improve the level of safety in the community. At the 32nd Annual Longevity and Service Awards and Promotion Ceremony, several members of the Auxi

Political Roundup Continued from Page 29 OU Decries Mayors Delay Of HalfDay PreK Programs After nearly five months since New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to release a Request for Proposals

country who now go on to the next stage of the program when, in the fall, 16,000 students will be named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Those semifinalists will have the opportunity to conti

Community News Continued from Page 31 ter for Torah and Western Thought and rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel, will teach the course using original source documents from the archives of Shearith I

Upcoming Events Chazaq to partner with Shalom Workshop. What is the Shalom Workshop that people all over New York and New Jersey have been talking about Why would more than 1,700 couples take time out

News From The Hills Continued from Page 33 Israeli crafts fair in Lido Beach. On Sunday, May 3, the Lido Beach Synagogue will host an Israeli crafts fair featuring the work of over 20 artists, artisa

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Off His Chest BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Ever since I ran a column a few years ago about annoying expressions, people have been periodically sending them in, to get them off their chests. For example, the

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Off His Chest Continued from Page 36 put in a cat, because cats were cheaper due to the fact that they were extremely likely to run away and, more often than not, find their way back to the sellers ho

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Signs Of Wear Being reasonably intelligent has little or nothing to do with being naive. I believe I am a reasonably intelligent individual. Unfortunately,

Souffl Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Simply put, a souffl is a light and airy baked dish that consists of egg yolks and beaten egg whites combined with a variety of other sweet or savory ingredients a

cup butter, melted 12 tsp. brown sugar 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced 12 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 425F. In a bowl, beat the eggs for about 2 minutes, th

Question This is going to sound like I am a bad person. Two years ago, I was in a very bad place with shidduchim. Then, suddenly, I met a girl at the wedding of my friend. I gave her a ride home, and

some care very much for the person they are backstabbing. But their overwhelming need for selffulfillment clouds their moral vision. One can say that such people are selfish, but that is not necessari

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Put An Egg On It There is almost no dish that cant be made into a gourmet experience by being topped with a beautiful runny egg. This simple, elegant touch elevates a regu

whites are completely set you can place it back in the water for 30 seconds more if undercooked. Drain and season with salt and pepper. Softboiled eggs. Boiling eggs to the correct degree of doneness

insights on THE TORAH Metzora Clouds, Curses, And Silver Linings From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Does every cloud really have a silver lining Is there always a blessing in disguise inside ev

insights on THE TORAH The Suffering Of The Righteous BY RABBI DANIEL COLEMAN Not unlike stockmarket analysts trying to explain the reasons behind the recent volatility, Chazal posit at least seven sug

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Working Out BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Loses it 6. Hoops org. until 1999 9. Zion and Acadia 14. Dip for the New Year 15. Like Yocheved when she had Moses 16. Wilp

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insights on THE TORAH Do No Harm BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE Parashas Metzora describes the affliction that came upon those who uttered negative speech about others. We are taught that even som

tiff has the burden of the proof. Since it is not clear how much the borrower owes, the lender is only entitled to the lower amount. Thus, Mrs. Bloom needs to pay only 65. C.M. 4211 Perhaps I didnt cl

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 53 tration panel, even of nonJews, which arbitrates based on their common sense of fairness and justice Shach 2215 Nesivos 2214 Minchas Pitim, Shiyurei Minchah 681

There were visiting hours at ERC, and I saw my parents every day, sometimes twice a day, at the beginning of my stay. I was still very sick the first week, so I would cry and tell my parents all the n

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Moral Mortals David Brooks, a columnist for the New York Times, recently wrote an article titled The Moral Bucket List. As of April 20, it comes in at number

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I got married about six months ago to Rivkah. She and I spent this Pesach at her parents home, and now that Pesach is over, my parents are excited about their

A woman who shall seed and give birth to a male child Vayikra 122 If the woman gives seed first, she gives birth to a male if the man gives seed first, she gives birth to a female. Talmud, Niddah 31a

conscious mind. It completely bypasses ones critical mind, which is why you cant really have logical conversation with someone who is stuck in their fear. Its just not rational. Also, very often its i

DAFYOMISHIURIM In the 5 Towns Far Rockaway Area 430 am 500 am 515 am 530 am 545 am 600 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Gro

Explosion Of Torah Learning Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM On January 6, 2015, YUTorah Online, Yeshiva Universitys website of Torah online,

Machberes Continued from Page 61 in America. That effort was expanded to 333, and then again 2,000 such titles. 1,846 Plus 150 Plus 150 Plus 400 Plus 275 then compiled 1,846 teshuvos

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Yom HaShoah Never Forget Linking The Shoah Brings Powerful Yom HaShoah Observance To Our Place Thousands mark Yom HaShoah each year with solemn remembrances and memorial tributes, but for many of the

Yom HaShoah Never Forget At Jewish Academy, Young And Old Remember Together Students Across The Region Observe Yom HaShoah MTA Studies 70 Days For 70 Years By Rafi Anapolle On Thursday, April 16, th

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Yom HaShoah Never Forget STUDENTS REMEMBER Continued from Page 68 Yehuda was able to interview him. Yehuda spoke about how Dr. Weschler was not a free man the first half of his life, but he never gave

Yom HaShoah Never Forget tration camps, and the death march. In response to a students question as to whether he ever lost his belief in Gd, Mr. Roth responded, I lost my belief in man. Hashem has giv

Yom HaShoah Never Forget STUDENTS REMEMBER Continued from Page 71 pal Rabbi Shlomo Adelman opened the program, setting the tone for the morning, followed by a candlelighting ceremony by grandchildren

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Yom HaShoah Never Forget STUDENTS REMEMBER Continued from Page 72 Thanks to the student committee who helped organize the event kudos to Alex Klein, Elana Lefkowitz, Talia Kirschblum, and Ben Hill for

Yom HaShoah Never Forget mourning the loss of the six million Jews who were killed by the Nazis in Europe during the Shoah. Many DRS students have grandparents or greatgrandparents who are survivors a

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 nity. Now Friendship Circle is proud to participate in Generosity 5T as a unique and fun way to raise critical funds. On Sunday, May 17, a 5K walkrun is pl

as their community and shul. They have become friends to all and an excellent addition to the shul membership. David and Chani Winzelberg are two active leaders in our community, often leading by exam

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 presentation. Throughout the program, Rabbi Cohen praised the talmidim for their excellent insights and questions during the presentation, but what gave th

the Passover Food Distribution. I look forward to continued work with JCCRP in the future. Nathan Krasnovsky, executive director of the JCCRP, commented, The JCCRP is grateful to have the support of U

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 from Rabbi Yisrael Gustman and from Rabbi Hutner of Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin and served for many years as the mara dasra of the Young Israel of Canarsie.

YOM HAZIKARON Continued from Front Cover always have these days when we become one people, to mourn together and then attempt to celebrate together. But as I will stare at the miniature Israeli flags

Israeli Moms Recall Fallen IDF Sons Through Food B Y A N AV S I LV E R M A N Ahead of Israels Memorial Day on April 22, the day on which the Jewish state officially remembers its fallen soldiers and v

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CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 87 On the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised Vayikra 123 Yitzchak and Yishmael were engaged in a controversy. Said Yishmael to Yitzchak I am

From Terror Victim To Motivational Speaker Jacob Kimchys Journey To A New Sunrise B Y A N AV S I LV E R M A N Nearly 13 years ago, a Ukrainian woman and her Palestinian husband drove a suicide bomber

KIMCHY Continued from Page 89 Caf Hillel and Hebrew University bombings, received 54 life sentences in 2012. The Ukrainian woman, Irina Polishchuk received 20 years in prison and was freed in the Gila

When my father lost his leg during the work accident, he became the strongest man I have ever known, explains Kimchy. He showed me that with hard work and belief, we can rebuild our strength in our so

HEBREW LANGUAGE Continued from Page 91 Eliezer BenYehuda, an amusing man, words upon words he invented in his feverish mind. He notes that it was never easy growing up a BenYehuda in Israel due to hig

The Ultimate Sacrifice Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER The weeks following Pesach are always emotionally charged here in Israel. From Pesachcelebrating the redemption of the Jewish nation from slaver

impoverished and dispiritedare no longer Jewish problems in the modern state of Israel. The message of the Passover Haggadah, the event that began this period of Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut, is th

Yom HaAtzmaut 2015 BY TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD The same one that is there every morning but I rarely hear it because Im busy This time close my eyes and just listen Shes somewhere in a tree out there perh

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letters to THE EDITOR Getting On The Road Dear Editor, I take issue with Mr. Bobkers article Measure Before You Cut April 17, in which he critiques as a misleading analogy Rabbi Hoffmans comparison of

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