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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover ical of these organizations, which have insulated themselves from the vast majority of Jews, even of the Orthodox variants. Mr. Fischer states that fem

Mr. Pecoraro then proceeds to boost Judge Garlands conservative credentials by citing the archconservativein his wordsSenator Orrin Hatch, who described Garland as a consensus nominee. Actually, Hatch

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 21 that if the Jewish ruler were to follow the ways of the Torah, then the first version is recited. Otherwise, it would be the second version. The Debreciner Rav

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 22 bers and their close friend, Moti Jacobowitz, had lost his father, and, while in the year of mourning, was required to abstain from the joys associated with music ac

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover depressed, even to a colleague who was a native of Mumbai. The Indian asked his Jewish visitor from New York why he seemed so out of it. The visitor responde

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 25 shared by the rabbis, Stern said. Thats where this story becomes a bit more complicated. There is a group that has done wonderful and important work around the g

with the countrys ambassador to the United States. The sevenmember delegation of American haredi Orthodox rabbis and activists met Rolandas Krisciunas last week to discuss the controversial plan to bu

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SWEDEN Continued from Front Cover on his word, because that is unusual. But it seems the president made news the other day, at a press conference in Melbourne, Florida, when he referenced a terror att

Senator Menendez Was Unjustly Accused BY BEN CHOUAKE, MD A recent column by Caroline Glick see Senator Menendez and the Pollard Effect on page 64 of this weeks 5TJT levied erroneous accusations of ant

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Out To Lunch BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER We live in a society that is obsessed with eating. And that extends to criminals, too. Youd think criminals would be obsessed with money, but notheyre obsessed with

glars had also stolen a 10pound bowl of macaroni salad, which they took turns eating along their escape route. I definitely cant imagine being so excited about macaroni salad that you cant wait until

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman FairWeather Friends Without having conducted a study on the topic, I am of the belief that, with the exception of skiers, most people do not like the winter

Question I went out with an amazing learning guyexactly the type of guy I always wantedabout ten times. On our last date together, he told me that he was diagnosed with ADD when he was a young boy in

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 35 your situation is proof of what happens when someone holds back. I dont think you have enough information about his condition. Whatever his diagnosis, are you certa

Hanging Out With The Cousins Advice From YidParenting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS This question was distributed to the YidParenting email base as part of a contest to discern the best response. This answer w

YidParenting Continued from Page 37 But the more you pump them up with positivity, the more they will feel it. Its a beautiful opportunity that you have to share of your true inner self with your beau

was overcome with temptation. He just had to taste those blintzes. As soon as he came home, he begged his good wife, Chasha, to make him some of those blintzes. Chasha said, Id love to make you blintz

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Redemption Continued from Page 39 it, The total population of the Jewish people is less than a statistical error in the annual birth rate of the Chinese peoplehave had such a profound influence on alm

The founders of modernday Israel said they were guided by the philosophy that the very difficult, we do right away, and the impossible takes just a little bit longer. That optimistic spirit, based on

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Sales Agent Levi was browsing the bikes in Bennys Bike Bazaar. He saw a used bike on the side. Whats that he asked. Im s

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 44 obligated to pay for the rush job that I did not choose I wanted it sent to the manufacturer for a free repair and have no benefit from the quick repair. Would

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword And The Oscar Goes To . . . BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Sixpacks that can turn into a keg 4. Wear , former Five Towns clothing store 8. Ovens 14. Wallace of E.T. 1

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Dear Esther, I got married later than most of my friends. As my friends got married, one by one, I found myself ultimately disappointed in most of them for the way our relationships fell apart. When w

However, I think you need to be very mindful of the boundaries that you and Avi are putting into place at this stage, as the two of you start determining what your relationship and marriage should loo

Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum, The Crown Of Our Family BY RABBI CHAIM TANNENBAUM It seems impossible that we are already approaching the first yahrzeit of the crown of our family, Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum

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insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Mitzvos Of The Third Kind Our parashah opens with the words And these are the mishpatim laws which you shall set before them. The Sages have given seve

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CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 56 inglike the mitzvos of loving and fearing, believing in, and knowing Gd but to every command, including those which require a specific action. Each mitzvah mus

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin day, and the camp will culminate on Thursday with iceskating, gym, and a Shabbos party But Monday there was Camp Lubin. The yeshivas were off for Washingto

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 59 minutes of swimminga perfect way to start off our day Im sure Yussie enjoyed his day off with his sisters. I couldnt spare much time away from the office, as thi

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY IVAN H. NORMAN My Washington Wish List I find myself dreading to turn on the TV or radio each day. Im afraid of a new

REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 61 Sound cumbersome You bet it is, and it is simply ridiculousnot to mention costly to the lenders, who must hire staff for the purpose of preparing and reviewing all t

Tzvi S. Cohen Kedem Enjoy GlutenFree Hamantashen For Purim For those on glutenfree diets, finding delicious baked goods can be challenging. Enter Pereg Natural Foods, with six glutenfree flour varie

HAMANTASHEN Continued from Page 63 cookie sheet with parchment paper. Whip egg whites till fluffy. Mix in sugar, almond flour, salt, and vanilla till combined. Scoop a ball of dough, about an inch in

Jonathan Pollard and his wife, Esther positions. It was about his Judaism. Inherent to Menendezs question was a barely disguised insinuation Jews who are passionate about Israel cannot be trusted by

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Pollard Effect Continued from Page 65 Israeli counterparts to exact concessions. The concessions were invariably made, but the promise to release Pollard was always withdrawn. On the other hand, Polla

PSEG Continued from Page 67 the day to let the sun warm your home, and close them at night for insulation. Keep the heat in. Check for drafts around windows and doors, and seal any openings with weat

NBN To Host Largest Jerusalem Estates A Remarkable Architectural Achievement Is A Place To Call Home Aliyah Fair In NYC Nefesh BNefesh is set to kick off its Aliyah Fair road tour next month with its

Jerusalem Estates Continued from Page 69 oldest Torah centers, and batei midrash. This is life in an environment that is unmatched in any other city in the world. The architectural design is the work

In Orlando, Rosen Plaza Hosts Its Second Major Passover Program Orlandothousands of Passover vacationers are planning to once again spend the holiday in this city that is home to many of the nations l

Several video clips that I saw in the past week impressed me with the direct, nononsense messages given by the speakers. First was a video of Golda Meir in an interview where she did not let the repor

thrilled to be joined by Shevach staff members, including Rebbetzin Chani Grunblatt, Mrs. Reva Kitanik, Mrs. Gitty Lipsius, Mrs. Nechama Mirsky, Mrs. Debby Meltzer, and Mrs. Chani Rubin. The evening p

YILC Honors NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 73 year. If interested, please contact Avraham Mitgang at cay.youthdirector as soon as possible. Rosh Chodesh Adar Womens Shiur. Professo

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Renowned Holocaust Survivor And Author Speaks At HANC On Wednesday, February 8, HANC High Schools BMP Beit Midrash classes were privileged to hear the extraordinary testimony of

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 enjoyed the rockclimbing wall, inflatable fun zone, and indoor adventure maze. They played, laughed, and had a simply wonderful time together. The outing p

West Hempstead brings some hospitality to hospitals Part of the appeal was that it was fun, too As each family arrived, they were greeted by lively music playing in the background, along with the sce

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 been contributed by a different organization. But even the most resilient fabrics show their wear after a decade of service, and it was time for a refresh,


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 78 mented assistant menahel Rabbi Yossi Bennett. It serves as a batteryrecharge during a long winter zman, an opportunity to concretize relationships with fri

Rabbi Zechariah Wallerstein Speaks At Cahal Evening Of Inspiration On Sunday evening, February 19, Drs. Suri and Ari Weinreb hosted an evening of inspiration to benefit Cahal. Dr. Suri Weinreb has bee

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 RNSP Report MotorVehicle Accident. January 27. During the evening hours, an RNSP unit happened upon the scene of an accident involving a passenger that wa

CBS News Highlights Rambams Activism On Wednesday, February 15, Akiva Schuck and Doniel Fodiman, students in Rabbi Zev Meir Friedmans shiur, accompanied Rabbi Friedman and 5TJT publisher Larry Gordon

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 83 together to hear divrei Torah from the visiting rosh yeshiva. Rabbi Sacks began by asking about the significance of the response of Klal Yisrael when they

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 85 February 10. Amazing food was served, as there was cholent made by Rabbi Harris, deli roll, kugel, chips, candy, etc. Rabbi Harris said divrei Torah on the

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YOSS Dinner Continued from Page 86 2016, a freshman at Mesivta Toras Chaim of Miami, and Yitzi, a junior at Yeshiva of Far Rockaway. Berels warm smile and love for a heimishe vort and davening is cher

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Community News Continued from Page 95 profit educational organization in America that caters to individuals and families with the disease. To learn more about Gaucher disease or the work of the Nation

Central City Gals Yeshiva University High School for Girls Central provides an education that students will take with them in their daily lives, long after they graduate. Some elective classes recentl

Community News Continued from Page 97 knew that more fashionable coverage options were missing in the swimwear market. Only then did they realize how many other women were searching for the very same

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Lashon Hara Foul Play I have a good friend who is an avid Mets fan. He used to love to talk about the Mets at every opportunity. He has since come to his sen

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5 On February 12, the community came to show its support and appreciation for Chabad of the Five Towns and all of the people and programs that ensure Chabad can continue having such a positive impact

U.S.Israel Security Alliance Mission Focuses On UN Resolution By Julie Ahn On Wednesday, February 15, as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made his first visit with President Trump, the United

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POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 102 advocacy resulted in enhanced support for U.S.Israel ties on multiple levels including how to address lopsided UN actions that negatively impact Israel unfair

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