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See Pages 35 See Page 2 See Page 81 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 28 22 ADAR II 5776 APRIL 1, 2016 FROM THE EDITOR

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RENEWAL Continued from Front Cover self one day in the future The possibility of ever doing it myself seemed as farfetched as going into outer space. A few select heroic and outstanding people may act

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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter 44 92 42 103 78 110 36 69 70 49 40 47 76 106 11 73 52 67 75 39 Community News Around The Five Tow

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RENEWAL Continued from Page 6 and laundry. There was no need for me to babysit grandchildren on a regular basis. I am selfemployed, which was both a positive and negative aspect. I could give myself t

LUACH April 1 April 9 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 22 Adar II Friday, April 1 Daf yomi Kiddushin 21 Zmanim Earliest tallistef llin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 912 am

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover the source of the practice. Others arent sure whom it applies to. Since it is the season to be asking four questions, we have four questions about a younger

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 12 to be married first. However, when a younger brother has someone available and the older sibling does not, then this issue does not arise at all, and the younge

However, if the older sibling is pained by it, then it is not permitted. 3. The Maharsham Vol. III 136 writes that when the daughter has reached a mature age, the age of 22, it is permitted. 4. If the

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover close proximity to Purim that made it difficult to attend. In the past, those few days of the conference in Washington were filled with some of the most exci

AIPAC Slams Trumps Rhetoric BY JACOB KAMARAS A seemingly immeasurable amount of hype leading up to the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference centered on the influential proIsrael lo

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 19 els eternal capital and uttered the simple words, Gd bless you. Ted Cruz jolted the crowd by talking about the holiday of Purim and the great miracles wrought by

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KOSHER COOK Continued from Page 22 was the last time they tried a hot dog for dinneruntil now. Dinner was hot dogs with various toppings, and it was a huge hit. Score I always feel a bit of personal v

Weekly Menu Monday. Chili dogs, mapleharissa parsnips, vegetable platter Tuesday. Linguine with Mushroom Bolognese, spinachstuffed salmon, pancake cups with fruit filling Wednesday. Turkey burgers wit

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Five Towners A Big Presence At AIPAC Rambam senior makes introductory remarks. Out of a recordbreaking crowd of over 18,700 participants, including 4,000 students, a handful of highschool students wer

rience of hearing directly from four presidential candidates at AIPAC. The relationship between Israel and the US is, and always has been, very dependent on the presidents convictions. Ive had the sam

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Five Towners At AIPAC Continued from Page 29 lobbying committee, spoke about her experiences throughout the year meeting with congressional offices, particularly that of Congresswoman Kathleen Rice wh

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Living Small Sometimes you see something and it sticks in your mind, bouncing around like a pingpong ball. You try to decide if this is something yo

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Question There is an issue thats been nagging at me. Im a 27yearold guy, and I date many girls. The problem is that I usually break it off after three or four dates. Heres the thing Im terrified of di

rejected because of a faux pas. When he showed up at the girls home, he was invited to sit down and partake of the spread of delicacies laid out on the table. He had no clue that the custom in those c

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman A Chip Off The New Block It was not very long ago that I had never even heard of kale, much less seen it. And when eventually I did begin seeing a lot of it

Megillat Sefer People Of The Book Classic Works Of The Jewish Tradition BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON One of the more remarkable documents to emerge from the contentious 18th century is Rabbi Yaakov Emdens Me

insights on THE TORAH Shemini Why Keep Kosher From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN An observant Jew was experiencing a crisis of faith. He decided to sneak into a nonkosher restaurant and have a

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Scraping By BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER As a writer, I tend to spend a lot of time cleaning, mostly to delay writing articles. Except before Pesach, when I write articles to delay cleaning. Today, the plan

then you change angles a few times, and then you just say, Forget it, and give it a big sweep, scattering that little bit of dust all over the house, on the theory that if you dont see it anymore, its

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Mixed Money Shlomo Goodman ran an organization, Mattan Bseiser, that distributed food packages to needy families. To hel

ing year until Yehudah can become more financially stable. Although I appreciate Shmuels gesture, if Yehudah cannot pay the money he owes, I feel that I have the right to evict him. Do I have the righ

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Fiddlers BY YONI GLATT Across 1. The Beatles Back in the 5. Doings of Haman and Hitler 10. Singer Einstein 14. Survivor winner Ethan who wouldnt eat bacon 15.

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Student Mission Boosts Learning In Israel Terror attacks create fear. After the brutal terrorist murder of Ezra Schwartz, an American studying in an Israeli yeshiva for his gap year, American parents


SRS Dermatology For A Healthy, More Youthful You BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER When you look your best, you feel your bestyounger, healthier, more vibrant, radiating an aura of beauty that stems from with

applied. During your procedure, you may choose to read, check email, or even take a nap. The treated fat cells are crystallized frozen and then die. Over time, your body naturally processes the fat an

Dear Esther, Three years ago, my husband, Dov, went through a very serious health issue. Thank Gd, hes OK now, but for close to a year, we really had no idea how things would work out. For weeks at a

Dov felt I was overreacting, but at that point, he was so happy to be alive and well that he didnt argue with me over it. I stopped calling her and taking her calls, and refused to spend holidays toge

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 53 that allowed you to stay at your husbands side. Yes, there are those individuals who should be showing up but dont. There are several reasons to explain such unconsciona

Writing An Eldercare Plan BY ANITA KAMIEL Weve heard a lot about eldercare plans, but what are they, exactly The term is used interchangeably by various professionals based on the services they offer.

Personal Home Treatment With OnSite Therapy Having trouble walking up the stairs Having trouble getting out of your bed or moving between rooms Are basic daily activities becoming more challenging Is

Gurwin Centers Annual Laniado Hospital Develops Pharmacy Photo Contest Is Open Reporting Tool The European Association for Hospital Pharmacists recently recognized Laniado Hospital for an innovative s

Hatzalah Founder Saving Lives Is Unifying Israel Eli Beer, founder and president of the Israeli volunteer EMS organization United Hatzalah, spoke twice at the AIPAC conference last week in Washington.

April. The total number of volunteer EMS personnel working with the Jersey City version of United Hatzalah, an organization that goes by the name of United Rescue, will be over 100 following the gradu

True Tales From The Shock And Trauma Unit BY CHANA MAYEFSKY Terrorists dont discriminate Shayna Gold learned that the hard way. Eighteenyearold Shayna was enjoying her gap year in Israel until she fou


Shaare Zedek Continued from Page 60 and Dr. Christina M. Coyle, director of the tropical medicine clinic at Jacobi Medical Center. In addition to gaining valuable health information, enjoying a lavish

Acclaimed for her Positive Approach to Brain Change, Teepa Snows philosophy is reflective of her education, work, experience, medical research, and firsthand caregiving interactions working as a regis


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SERENITY NOW Continued from Page 63 CT scans, etc. Everything was ruled out there was nothing conclusively wrong. Thus the doctors and specialists she had previously seen were quick to assume that the

See Me, Get Me, Know Me Many victims of eating disorders describe themselves as unknowable and misunderstood. I understand these feelings, and its hard to understand the complexities of anorexia or bu

MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 67 periods without companionship. Be the person to break the barrier. Beating Eating Disorders, a blog I read on Facebook, compared statements people make to ED eating d

bine. Drizzle the dressing over the top and sprinkle the pine nuts or sunflower seeds over the top and serve. Maple Syrup Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Maple syrup alert Contrary to popular belief, s

100 Best Jewish Recipes COOKBOOK REVIEW BY SYBIL KAPLAN In my collection of cookbooks is The Complete International Jewish Cookbook by Evelyn Rose, zl. For over 30 years, she was food editor of the Lo

KAYCOKEDEM Traditional Chicken Soup Serves 46 Keeps 3 days in refrigerator, 3 months in freezer Ingredients 1 whole or half chicken with wings and giblets 7 cups water 2 tsp. salt 1 pinch white peppe

Disabled Kids Run The Jerusalem Marathon With Shalva BY RACHEL GROSS Having a child with disabilities can seem like a marathon, a wonderful exhilarating accomplishment that requires perseverance and c

Shalva marathon event participants for more than 500 infants, children, and young adults, Shalva accompanies each child from birth to adult the run and makes sure to train accordingly. His dream is

Machberes Continued from Page 73 Chodesh Adar Beis, March 9, to mark his sheloshim. Speakers recounted the lessons they gleaned from the way he led his life and the numerous ways he touched so many pe

programs. The shul was filled to capacity with members and a vibrant spiritual life. An extension was a necessity, and with much hard work and help from Hashem, it was accomplished. Once again, the be

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 75 Upcoming Events Rabbi Yedidya Atlas, head of special projects for the IDF Chief Rabbinate, at YIKGH. On Shabbos April 2, Parashat Shemini, Shabbos morning,

you go through your day. When you add a cold drink to your tab as you pay for gasoline, think Im spending two dollars to quench my thirst. When you remember to register early for the conference, think

News From El Al El Al and RollsRoyce Sign Dreamliner Deal. El Al Israel Airlines is celebrating the signing of an agreement in which RollsRoyce will supply the service maintenance and support for the

Charitable giving in todays world requires that we adapt to use the modern tools at our disposal so that the giver knows they are supporting a worthy cause and the recipient works to ensure that their

Community News Continued from Page 79 This new award, as part of the Jerusalem Unity Prize, will serve to further the goal of uniting the Jewish people around the globe. Mayor Barkat said. By recogniz


Community News Continued from Page 80 Women in leadership roles should never pull up the drawbridge on other women. Other women are not your competition. They need your support, said Dean Brock. Thoug

students of all ages the opportunity to further their education, careers, and intellectual aspirations. The Katz School was named in recognition of a 25 million commitment from Drs. Mordecai and Moniq

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover After all these years, I am still dogged by the New York Times. I am basically done with living by or with how they characterize any number of issues, but I have

Obamas socalled progressiveness is one of the greatest things to ever happen to this country. The WSJ feels that the last sevenplus years of the Obama reign has been Americas biggest disaster or at le

Community News Continued from Page 83 of BTJs Robotics Team who now passed the torch to their 12yearold successors, this competition sparked a robust beacon for the next generation. Its time to prepar

zer and Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Izso. The Israel Activist Award will be presented to Mrs. Susan Brent Millner of Chicago. Generosity in Perpetuity acknowledgment will be given to the Shlomo and Cindy Silvi

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

current interest. JBIs Periodicals Series includes selections from the Jerusalem Report, Commentary, Moment, Tikkun, Hadassah, and other major journals. The popular monthly JBI cultural series offers

Community News Continued from Page 89 Good Times At MTA LEADers Receive Mentorship from Sy Syms Students. By Akiva Richmond. MTA LEAD is a program where Yeshiva University High School for Boys MTA st

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The MVP Eighth Annual Boys AllStar Day On Sunday, March 27, MVP Basketball hosted its Eighth Annual Boys AllStar Day at SAR High School in Riverdale, home of the SAR Sting. The daylong program feature

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 97 Ezra Sicklick, HAFTR. High School Junior Varsity Avi Proctor, TABC. High School Varsity Jason Abraham, HAFTR. Congratulations to the MVPs of each of the allstar ga

JCCRP Hosts Successful Legislative Breakfast On the first day of spring last week, over 500 people showed their staunch support for the Jewish Community Council of Rockaway Peninsula. The annual legis

JCCRP Continued from Page 101 ship Award to Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, for his superb efforts on behalf of the JCCRP and the community. Senator Addabbos top priority is constituent services, and toget

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Jewish Professionals MeetAndGreet In Long Beach On Thursday, March 17, a newly founded organization, The Jewish Professional Network of Long Beach and the Greater Five Towns, hos

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 103 The camp is open to juniors, ages 812, and youth, ages 1317, during the following sessions Junior Summer Racing Camp Must be 4858 tall July 1115, July 252

Arsenic and Old Lace at HANC mainstay in HANCs theater department when he attended school there. It was wonderful to have him back in his new capacity as director and as an actor in this production.

letters to THE EDITOR A Rebbes Work Is Never Done Dear Editor, I would like to add a footnote to Rabbi Hoffmans article Class Size A Halachic Analysis March 11, specifically the reference to the Mahar

edition. I am sure many others share my delight and relief that it is being continued. Mr. Gordon, yasher koach for this menschlich and wise move Sandra Lieberman Kosher Food With Lady Gaga Dear Edit

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 105 eighthgrade boys, and to the younger division on Birchos HaShachar. Rabbi Elbaz regaled the boys in his unique and dynamic style as he showed his visually

State Senate Campaign Heats Up McGrath Outlines FourPart TaxRelief Plan. New York State Senate candidate Chris McGrath released his plan to provide tax relief for Nassau County families. McGrath propo

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