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See Pages 35 See Page 99 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 7981 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 17 NO. 16 29 TEVES 5777 JANUARY 27, 2017 FROM THE

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover Church of England. If the Americans were battling with the British monarch, King George III, it would be kind of awkward. Obviously, he needed to form a bre

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FEATURES Book Review R Yair Hoffman 95 46 84 49 67 73 24 60 37 66 54 56 92 11 44 63 58 59 36 34 62 42 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Com


HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 6 May one enter into such a building to save ones life The Rashba and Ritva AZ 11b hold that one may not. The Rosh responsum 1917 holds that one may do so for purp

CAKE Continued from Front Cover cake for the incoming 45th president of the United States Absolutely not, admitted the 24yearold Far Rockaway resident and mother of an almosttwoyearold son. A graduate

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover are brilliant. In most cases, man is not in sufficient control of his speech and temperament to say things that cant be interpreted in a manner that

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 14 ing in their observance or struggling with their observance are publicly ridiculed by other Jews, their future observance might be compromised they might

Giuliani Says Embassy Move Under Active Consideration BY HERB KEINON Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, who has longsupported moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and is an adviser to President Dona

EMBASSY MOVE Continued from Page 17 ident, Netanyahu can explain to the president exactly his own views on these different settlements, where they help, where they hurt, what he really thinks. And the

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 18 on areas of halachah. There is a monetary incentive or award for those who achieve proficient scores on their exams. The Dirshu enterprise was introduced to the publ

We are living in special and unusual times you certainly do not need me to tell you that. This new year, 2017, will mark the 50th anniversary since the Six Day War, which I am thankfully old enough to

GOLF CLUB Continued from Page 23 set, had previously resigned over the debate. Mr. Slavin resigned from the Woodmont Country Club in Rockville in an email to the clubs general manager, the Washington

ment for seniors 65 with incomes less than 86,000. The legislation recently expired, and over 39,000 seniors will be affected. Senator Kaminsky has spent his career fighting to limit the tax burdens o

GoHealth Urgent Care Combining Quality, Efficiency, And Convenience BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER GoHealth Urgent Care is revolutionizing access to the continuum of healthcare with a new model for urgentc

include rashes, cuts, burns and bites, falls, sprains, strains and broken bones, colds and flus, sore throat, pink eye, infections, and more. The centers also offer preventive health services that inc

430 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 500 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 515 am Y.I. of Woodmere Magid Shiur Rabbi Rafael Fink 530 am Chofet

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Kollel Chatzos Continued from Page 28 Josefowicz, shlita, av beis din of Ohel Torah in Monsey. In their own signature style, both speakers impressed the muchdeserved recognition and appreciation for

How Zionists Helped Defeat Segregation In Baltimore BY DR. RAFAEL MEDOFF After a year in which JewishBlack relations were strained by the Movement for Black Lives denunciation of Israel and other unco

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Going Nowhere For several weeks, some of us have been waiting for the population to thin out. Members of the liberal Hollywood elite had made a lot of noise

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Due Credit A client recently asked me an interesting question that prompted this article If I had the luxury of laying out a plan for a newhome buye

Question Do you think its a good idea for singles to hold out and wait for the type of person they really want to marry I am a 32yearold Modern Orthodox single female with a professional career. You p

A Spark For Shabbos DATING FORUM Continued from Page 37 more competent or believing you may earn more Not only that, but there seems to be a problem you all have about the way he talks. I assume you

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Treasuring Sefer Tehillim With Priority1 Tanach Shiur Imagine if one had the opportunity to eavesdrop on the Chofetz Chaim as he cried out to Hashem during one of the most difficult times in his life.

During these years, it can be extremely difficult to find the right balance. When your 3yearold colors on the wall, do you discipline or laugh it off There are many different parenting styles, and its

Dear Esther, My sons wife recently left him, and I dont blame her. He did something unforgivable, and she finally had it and left. Im feeling a tremendous amount of shame. My son was always viewed wit

ple dont really want to be viewed with pity. While a few do and some even relish the experience, most of us recoil at the idea of being seen in a pitiful way. It can make us feel small, inadequate, an

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Burst Pipe Mr. and Mrs. Lewis lived on the ground floor of a twofamily house. They were sitting in their living room one

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 46 16.66 percent, the exploited party has no recourse, since most people are not makpid about such a nominal amount C.M. 2273. There is a debate whether one may in

Plenty Of Excuses BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER A few months ago, my wife sent me to a onetimefree exercise class on the other side of town, across from Home Depot. The class was in an exercise studio that i

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Excuses Continued from Page 49 pointed out, is slipfree. Weve also had to push a truck tire across this floor by hitting it from the side with a mallet. Then we had to do pushups on folding chairs whi

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430 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 500 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 515 am Y.I. of Woodmere Magid Shiur Rabbi Rafael Fink 530 am Chofet

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FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 54 her grand finale, the shrew says, Now Shlemiel, I want you to crawl under the table and stay there until I call for you. So Shlemiel dutifully obeys. After te

This is the message of Parashas Vaeira. Vaeira means And I revealed Myself. The root of vaeira is the word reiyah, meaning sight. Vaeira refers of property to an heir is unique in that, unlike a purc

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Meet The Mrs. BY YONI GLATT Across 1. NFL star J.J. 5. They can improve business 8. Achashverosh 14. Name with Ami or by itself 15. Behavioral quirk 16. Accust

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CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 57 His great love for His people by performing deeds that transcend the natural order. At times, a person for whom a miracle occurs may not recognize what has hap

bar Yochai. This led to a discussion and an incident based on Rabbah bar Avuhahs severe lack of funds. In truth, the reason Eliyahu HaNavi was in the nonJewish graveyard was that he was not really a k

Rav Machlis Continued from Page 61 mud Torah program in East Flatbush whether as rav of the only Orthodox shul on Staten Island at the time or whether as rav and rosh hayeshiva of Yeshiva Ohel Moshe,

There has been so much turmoil in the weeks and days leading up to the Trump inauguration. Liberals were trying to stop Trump from taking office, either by proving that his election was illegitimate o

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 63 Business executives, rabbis, politicianstheyll all be there, says Yaniv Meirov, director of the renowned Jewish outreach group Chazaq. Adds the energetic Mr.

Israel Secures Top10 Ranking In Bloomberg Innovation Index BY SHARON UDASIN Moving up one spot from last year, Israel has been named the 10th most innovative economy in the world in the 2017 Bloomberg

Warming Up With Elegant Wines BY GABRIEL GELLER ROYAL WINE CORP. The winter is a time when we enjoy learning, reading a good book, or listening to some relaxing music in the comforting warmth of our

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Abeles Heymann Presents Countdown To Super Bowl Kosher Halftime Show The countdown to Super Bowl Sunday has begun. The Nachum Segal Network NSN and its flagship show, JM in the

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 for those neshamos who have not yet tasted the sweetness of Yiddishkeit. The rosh yeshiva stressed that this mitzvah is incumbent on each and every one of

Greenblatt, Zev Karasick, Nachum Katz, Lloyd Keilson, Michoel Lopiansky, Ushi Mandel, Dovid Metz, Ephram Ostreicher, Baruch Rabinowitz, David Reich, Asher Schoor, Yitzchok Steg, and Dov Warman. For mo

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 Front And Center Cahal FirstGraders At YKLI Chumash Mesiba On Sunday, January 22, the firstgrade Cahal class at Yeshiva Ketana of Long Island joined with

In many cases, however, clients may be hardworking couples who are doing their best to make ends meetbut the ends just arent meeting. An adviser will go through their expenses and create a budget base

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 police report was filed, and the matter remains under investigation with the NYPD. Motorist Assistance. January 17. During the afternoon rush, a passing RN

Half The Marathon, Twice The Fun With Team Ohel March 19 will mark Team Ohels second annual participation in the United Airlines NYC HalfMarathon as a charity partner. This years team is larger in num

Community News Continued from Page 73 A rabbi from Brooklyn noted, TEAM Shabbos provided a very important venue for people to hear and talk about these sensitive topics in a neutral and responsible ma

We Remember At AuschwitzBirkenau Thousands of photos of people holding We remember or I remember signs in honor of the victims of the Holocaust are on display on a giant the beautiful and spacious ca

Community News Continued from Page 75 All are invited to attend. The American office of KBY can be contacted at 7186453130 or JEPNageela Holds 2nd Annual RealEstate Networking Dinner Move

Meyer Mintz, event chair, spoke about some of the work that JEP does and announced the raffle winners. JEPNageelas many programs include its Jewish Individualized Learning Program, which pairs Jewish

Community News Continued from Page 77 he may have gained more than the campers. It was amazing for him to see kids struggle heroically to learn to read Hebrew. It was heartwarm Weekly JewishHistory L

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Community News Continued from Page 78 May 22. This lecture series will take place 700800 p.m. at Touro Colleges Flatbush campus at 1602 Avenue J and is free and open to the community. Dean Abramson is

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SERVICES PROVIDED Small beginners Siddurim, and Shabbos guidebooks, both in Russian, are available for you to distribute. Please call Tashbar Publications at 7184389025 leave message with address, IYH

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Contemplating The Jewish Future In Europe BY HEZKI BARUCH January 25Brussels. In a speech he gave to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the European Parliament, European Jewish Con

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Celebrities Gather To Support Chai Lifeline And Team Peri BY DANIEL PEREZ What do TV stars, kids with special needs, professional athletes, and Orthodox Jews have in common This Monday, they could all

letters to THE EDITOR Time To Step Up For Achiezer Dear Editor, For the last six years, my fortune has been to be on the giving end. Working for Achiezer not only afforded me the privilege to help mem

Sam Sterner trained him well, and Robbie soon became a star soloist. He had a beautiful voice and his singing of some of the most moving High Holy Day pieces touched everyone who heard him. I have pic

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 93 Worldly Matters Dear Editor, I have been surprised to read about and hear so much support and hope placed in President Trump by the Orthodox community, as

denigrated Rabbi Hoffman, which I believe borders on hamalbin pnei chaveiro. Furthermore, Rabbi Hoffman is a talmid chacham, which is clearly demonstrated by his articles that are well researched, car

Rabbi Bleich Continued from Page 95 video surveillance and chalav Yisrael, a number of Pesach issues, and much more. Rav Bleich, as has been his style since the very beginning, is attuned to the nuanc

ZAKA Raising Funds To Release Young Man From Arab Prison The ZAKA searchandrescue organization, known for its activities to save those who can be saved, has answered the plea from Ilan Hassin, the fat

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