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See Page 33 See Pages 2021 See Pages 35 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 26 7 NISSAN 5775 MARCH 27, 2015 FROM THE EDIT

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover be concerned about. There was last weeks unfathomable tragedy in Brooklyn where seven children were Gd protect uslost in a home fire over Shabbos. This was a gre

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 6 been treating Prime Minister Netanyahu these last few weeks. He believes there is room for lots of kavod habriyos and derech eretz in our everyday lives. Rabbi Kennet

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 10 table. Under normal circumstances he probably never would have made it out of Mitzrayim, the rabbi says, There are numerous sources and explanations on all sides of

SEVEN Continued from Front Cover shivah refers not only to the seven days of the week, but to the shivah, seven pure and holy neshamos of the Sassoon children who were taken from us last Shabbos Rosh

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SEVEN Continued from Page 15 for those with Divine insight. When the grandson of Rav Yaakov Kamenetsky, ztl, shared the rebbes explanation of the tragedy with him, he expressed strong disagreement and

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SEVEN Continued from Page 17 that the very words that the Novominsker Rebbe used at the Holocaust Education Center groundbreaking could be said here as well. The Rebbe quoted the Mishnah in Pesachim t

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover be a Jew and the role a commitment to Torah plays in Jewish identity. These high stakes are being played out in an all too quiet campaign by the World Zionis

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Thoughts On The Tragedy In Brooklyn BY RABBI DAVID BIBI SEPHARDIC CONGREGATION BENAI ASHER It was the first of Nissan, the anniversary of the dedication of the Mishkan, the wedding day between Hashem

Tragedy In Brooklyn Continued from Page 29 In my dream, though, the words of the piyut were changed. Instead of priests who were two and died as one, I heard, children who were seven and died as one,

Practical Tips For Parenting Your iTeen BY TEMIMA FELDMAN The phone will never ring quite the same way again once the inevitable moment arrives your teen has successfully won you over on the tiresome

Your iTeen Continued from Page 31 have consistent behaviors offline and online. Social connections play a critical role in developing selfesteem during adolescence, and online disinhibition can have l

Weinbaum Boca Raton vs. Maimonides Boston Tier IV champions Akiva Hebrew Day School of Detroit to all as a constant reminder that when faced with challenging situations, you must be determined to fo

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 33 ple getting invited means we had a successful season. Sender Eizen of Akiva in Detroit said, Great opportunity to learn about other schools and spend a Shabbos tog

of the basket, icing the win for the Frisch Cougars, 7573. Abie Perlow named 1st team alltournament, who had a tremendous championship performance, led HAFTR with 26 points and 14 rebounds. Jonathan G

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 35 ant Feintuch, Weinbaum Yoni Gelb, Maimonides Sam Kalnitz, Atlanta Jewish Academy Jordan King, Beth Tefiloh Alex Klein, MTA Andrew Korman, Akiva Andrew Langer, Fris

Religious communities around the world continue to focus on improving religious education. We pray every day for assistance in learning and teaching. Torah leaders seriously deliberate on any proposed

Making It Personal Personalized Haggadahs At YOSS Machberes Continued from Page 37 stantly on the agenda with complete chazarah several times throughout the school year. Gemara is first introduced in

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Sweet Victory Netanyahu Won, Obama Lost Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Since 2008, the elections in Israel have turned out to be Barack Obamas first loss in a national race. Yes, the big loser in Is

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Two Weeks To Go Here we are again with Pesach barely two weeks away, and the constant snow and cold weather that we have been plagued with is still

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Keeping It Simple On Passover In the weeks before Passover, grocery stores begin to display kosherforPassover products. The shelves are filled with boxes of processed food

1 lb. potatoes, peeled, cut into large chunks 3 large carrots, peeled, cut into small chunks large rutabaga, peeled, roughly chopped 1 Tbsp. potato starch 2 cups chicken stock 2 heaping Tbsp. capers,

Question I am currently dating a girl who is everything I always wanted. But she is so attached to material things. I think that she is too conscious of money everything with her is always about money

This will not apply to you now, but if it comes up in the future, know that there are ways to prevent such circumstances. When singles first start dating, I advise them to choose the most economical o

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, I have been fat my entire life. I was one of those babies in the hospital nursery who looked lik

look in the mirror and not only tolerate what you see, but be happy with it. We are all faced with different challenges in our lives. You could have easily continued your pattern of selfdestructive th

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword What A Catch BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Not the most popular do 7. That gal 10. Basic band instrument 14. In a reliable way 15. Marvel bigwig Arad 16. James of ja

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A Boring Surprise BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Scientists have made an interesting discovery about boredom. Okay, its boredomthey made a slightly less boring discovery. But apparently, there is so little le

sees you on the street. There are MORE kinds of math problems I didnt even like the ones I knew about Its the boredom you get when you decide that even sleeping, right here, right now, with your eyes

A Boring Surprise Continued from Page 53 At that point, the students would have to fill out a questionnaire about what they were in the middle of doing and how they were feeling about it. If they repo

My Journey Anorexia The Hidden Disease, Part 2 BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN My tale began approximately seven years ago. Thinking back, there may have been signs before then, but nothing that stood out as an

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Anorexia Continued from Page 55 far away. I was terrified, and my friends tried to encourage me to go, letting me know they were there for me. Having a support system is crucial for anorexics. Im luck

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Continual Fire Fire shall be kept burning upon the altar continually it shall not go out. Vayikra 66 On this verse, the Jerusalem Talmud comments,

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 61 What was this fire from Heaven Why did it require the perfection of the earthly fire Man is a created being. He is finite, and there are limits to what he can

Gaining Light, Not Darkness, From A Tragedy BY ELI VERSCHLEISER According to the 2012 New York Jewish Population study, 32 percent of the New York areas 1.54 million Jewsor some 492,800 people identif

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Letting Go The good news is that life offers so many different lessons. The bad news is that some lessons take longer to learn than others. I offer as an ex

Breaking Ground And Sharing Memories At Kleinman Family Holocaust Education Center BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER On a brisk and sunny Sunday afternoon two weeks before Pesach, the weather was perfect for

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

his dedication to the KFHEC project by saying, I waited all these years to be able to tell my story so that it will be remembered not just by my own grandchildren and greatgrandchildren, but by Klal Y

Dirshu Continued from Page 67 He who learns halacha every day is assured a place in Olam HaBa. Eliyahu HaNavi, said the Rebbe, has promised Olam HaBa to he who learns halacha, but Dirshu has enabled

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Dirshu Continued from Page 68 lead to salvation. For my mother and her cousin, their miraculous personal redemption came about precisely because of their dedication to Hashem and His Torah and their g

Dirshu Continued from Page 71 Rav Goldstein went on to say that the Dirshu siyum machzor rishon of daf hayomi bhalacha and the haschalah of the machzor sheini was the next stage in the maturing of the

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS A Grand Venue For A Grand Occasion There are new caterers in town at Temple Israel of Lawrence, and they are topnotch. Carlyle Catering, led by industry veteran Steve Carl, has t

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 cert, Cahals largest fundraising event of the year, was a sellout, with nearly 800 people in attendance. The YSTUDS, an upandcoming a cappella group from Y

the King Davids Crown Jerusalem, the prestigious residence adjacent to the world famous King David Hotel. The J. Mark Interiors New York showroom has also been designated as the U.S. sales office for

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 oxen. We also were able to blow shofrot taken from different animals, some straight and some curvy. The eighth grade would like to thank Morah Bra Dr. Jon

SKA JUMP team with the judges SKA goes to DC tion.com, an important Israel advocacy group. Ms. Klatt stressed the importance of advocating for Israel, especially since congressmen hear from proPales

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 Our team created a video discussing the challenges that we faced throughout the week and posted it on YouTube. In addition to the video, we also created a

lenging career with Shabbos and the holidays, and I dont really think that thats what a Jew should be focused on. A Jew should really be focused on Torah and mitzvot anyway. It was really a remarkable

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 love your children as parents. You have to love them as teachers. I dont know how I could have everything and now I have nothing. Theres only one way to su

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 80 to shoot down its own plane, sacrificing the pilot for the sake of the civilians This question, based on a tragic, reallife scenario, was put to students f

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Todays column is dedicated to the memory of the seven holy neshamos of the Sassoon children. There are no words to express our collective shock and grief. We pray

News From The Hills Continued from Page 83 Jewish community may be adding a new prePassover tradition, as Chazaq again celebrated its annual Big Event on Sunday night, March 15. Previously, the gather

BYQ students studying science teen a safer home. Specifically, he told attendees that between the end of the school day and the end of their parents work day is when the communitys youths are most vu

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 85 with YCQ for almost 35 years, initially as a parent and as an active member of the Parents Association. A devoted and and camaraderie while investing in the

do, said Rabbi Sacks. It represents the focal point, the center of our institution and our existence. We spend windows of time elsewhere on campus, but the beis medrash is our home. Rav Doniel Lander,

Community News From Around The World Introducing Yaels Pesach Dance Hooray Hooray Pesach is coming Now you can keep the little oneskids and grandkidshappily entertained with this glorious Yael Pesach

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 27 port of Israel plays into vital issues specifically signaling to President Obama and others that it is OK to take on Prime Minister Netanyahu, both officially an

Community News Continued from Page 90 studio, shoppers both young and old relished the chance to sit and paint, creating stunning glass creations. At the Eyes Optics booth, delighted kids enjoyed ont

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Community News Continued from Page 94 Several years ago, the Israeli government chose Colel ChabadTzedakah Central to spearhead a new program which would work toward eliminating hunger throughout Isra

HAFTRs 37th Annual Dinner 1 2 3 At HAFTRs 37th annual dinner, held on March 21, the school paid tribute to Guests of Honor Drs. Alissa and David Hersh David is a class of 1994 alum Hakarat HaTov Aw

Community News Continued from Page 100 Weiss, executive vice president of Kedem Food Products, but theyre also looking for a new twist on traditionfrom wholewheat and glutenfree to vegan and organic o

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 102 wording of the Rav Shulchan Aruch OC 2423, it seems that hotzaos, other types of expenses, are included aside from tikum maachalim, foods. The costs involved i

Make yourself a priority when cooking and cleaning. Take a minute to put on some eyeliner and mascara before you get caught up in the prePesach prep. Every time you look in the mirror, you will smile

Everyone has memories of the traditional dishes served at their Passover Seder, including matzahball soup light and fluffy or heavy and dense, gefilte fish your grandmother kept a David Miller David

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Remembering Rabbanith Ruth Menashe On Her Sheloshim For the Jewish people across the globe who were inspired by herthe women who were inspired to be better people, wives, and mothers at her weekly shi

or woman, walked into the room, shouts of surprise were heard far and wide Laughter and excitement was then heard in the house for the remainder of the party. The Rabbanith celebrated her birthdays to

letters to THE EDITOR No Panacea For OTD Dear Editor, Rabbi Hoffman, I read and reread your article about Sarah Schenirer and OTD youth. Sarah Schenirers Unfulfilled Legacy, March 20 I admire your pas

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