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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover ing one of the most vibrant and onherwayup members of the Israeli parliamentMK Tzipi Hotovely of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus ruling Likud coalition. T

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 14 In betweenactually next week there is the matter of the U.S. elections on November 6, which have also taken a back seat to this hurricane named Sandy. Perhaps s

OUT OF THE ASHES Continued from Front Cover Holocaustthe 7th Annual Fuld Family Medical Ethics Conference. Sponsored through the generous support of Rabbi Dovid and Mrs. Anita Fuld, the conference is

OUT OF THE ASHES Continued from Front Cover the Community Synagogue in Monsey, N.Y. The plenary session also featured Irene Hizme, who along with her twin brother, Rene, survived the experimentation o

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover some air while preparing to go back into the beis midrash after dinner for night seder. We are walking and I sense that there is someone walking close behind us,

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 19 In the course of the questioning, the victim related to police and detectives the conversation about the yarmulke he was wearing and the words dirty Jew that were di

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WE ARE STRESSED Continued from Front Cover Why are marriages struggling strenuously to endure the strain of socioeconomic, not to mention emotional, survival Why are we anxiously overworked, or helple

RAV KOTLER Continued from Page 4 Reb Avrohom Dov Shapiro, the author of the Dvar Avrohom, the last Rav of Kovno. Other talmidim of Rav Zalman Sender were Rav Avrohom Yaffen and Rav Isser Yehudah Unter

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HEROISM AND DESTRUCTION Continued from Front Cover the water just rose too quickly. Another man came to their rescue, this time pulling them upward to safety on a secondfloor dwelling. And then there

part of the shul which is holy and cannot be relegated to a mundane use without a previous pidyonredemption. This is in accordance with the stricter view of the Maseis Binyamin responsa 33. It must al

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Maintaining Calm After The Storm BY SIMCHA FEUERMAN, LCSWR OHEL DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS of panic or high anxiety, the blood drains away from the frontal lobes of the brain which are in charge of high

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Wouldnt Believe It If I Didnt See It This past week I had the opportunity to visit with Mayor Andrew Parise of Cedarhurst one of my readers. For tho

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Misguided Markings BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN In slow but clear Hebrew and with an endearingly wry smile, the elderly Jewish lady recalls a trip to America one summer with her sister. At a bank, she recount

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 37 ipants walked back to their host homes throughout the Lawrence area. Epic Shabbat is a highimpact program created to harness the energy and excitement that

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 39 HANC Students Go To Washington Two weeks ago, HANC High School students, along with History Department chair Mrs. Myra Cohen, joined Yeshiva University on

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insights on THE TORAH Vayeira The Eyes Have It BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS Rashi is saying that the heart, which is the seat of emotion, made the walking easier. It

Baby Talk BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Now that our oneyearold, Gedalyah, has finally learned to talk, he can finally tell us what he wants. And it turns out that what he wants, mainly, is to go bye. Im not

SENATOR DEAN SKELOS A Record of Leadership A Plan for Our Future LOWER TAXES FOR MIDDLE CLASS FAMILIES Passed into law a reduction in personal income tax rates for working families, bringing most rate

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Baby Talk Continued from Page 52 counted. So you stand there in the doctors office, rattling off baby words and counting them on your fingers. Lets see, theres ball, shoes, cheese, Mommy, bye, car, hu

Letters To The Editor Continued from Page 24 Choosing Obama Dear Editor, During a series of lectures at the University of Washington this fall, Professor Domke outlined the rival strategies of both p

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 57 As we entered the dining room, tables were beautifully set with crudits and dips and we nibbled as we listened to the speakers. The program began with greeti

News From The Hills Continued from Page 59 yeast would bubble when combined with sugar or when combined with salt. Students worked collaboratively in pairs. Each girl and her buddy were given two bowl

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 61 my teeth and washing my face, I have to be a contortionist in order not to have water and toothpaste splashed all over the front of my blouse. With the adven

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Dirshu Invites Klal Yisroel to Celebrate Grand Siyum Melave Malka BY CHAIM GOLD When your brother makes a siyum you come Especially when it is a siyum on all of Shas or on a fiveyear Halacha program.

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 40 Leonard Steinman Running For State Supreme Court Justice By 5TJT Staff The six members of the Board of the Nassau County Interim Finance Authority stared

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 residents to avoid contact with sewage, which initially may backup at manhole covers and basement drains. The Nassau County Department of Health advises re

cocktail reception for donors of 1,800 and above. The theme of this years dinner captures the essence and allows us to show the scope of our workan aspect of Emunah that leaves me humbled to to illum

Community News Continued from Page 71 children for decades to come Wendy Long has been crisscrossing the great State of New York to spread the word about why people should support her and her platform

ing small business development, said County Executive Mangano. In addition to job fairs and job retention efforts, I have worked tirelessly to attract more than 15,000 jobs to Nassau and my economic d

Community News Continued from Page 73 The study also found that people were more emotionally aroused just before casting their ballot. Since we do not like to feel stressed out, adds Prof. Cohen, It i

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Community News Continued from Page 74 public high school and became close to the daughter of a Saudi tycoon. At her suggestion, the young man went to Mecca to convert to Islam and returned to his fami

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F R ROCKAWAYLAWRENCE FAR ROCKA Shabbos of Chizuk IMPORTANT RESCHEDULING INFORMATION DUE TO THE UNCERTAINTY when power will be restored to our Community, the upcoming Mir Yerushalayim Shabbos

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 70 Chabad Of The Five Towns And QCumbers Partner In Offering PostStorm Relief By Michele Justic It was a dark and stormy night . . . but a warm and friendl

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