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See Pages 35 See Page 14 See Page 84 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 26 8 ADAR II 5776 MARCH 18, 2016 FROM THE EDITOR

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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian 51 92 48 83 74 102 59 46 62 64 68 69 54 57 11 42 36 34 40 Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Around The Five Towns Ar

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Kaddish for Chaya Malka bas Dov. If that happens, it usually occurs when there is just one month of Adar. When there are two, like this year, it is virtually imp

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 9 says, grandparents were rare in those daysbut we didnt know it. Having them with us was a luxury that we genuinely thought everyone had. For many of those years of my

LUACH March 17 March 9 July 1July 26 ZIP Code 11516 7 Adar II Thursday, March 17 Moshe Rabbeinus yahrzeit 8 Adar II Friday, March 18 Daf yomi Kiddushin 7 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover size to reach as many as 40 students. The position of the Rosh is that from 40 students to 50 students, an assistant should be procured. If the class size r

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 12 year, for elementary schools the classsize average is 25.1, for middle schools it is 26.9, and for high schools it is 26.5. The United Federation of Teachers in

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover I could not help but conjure up that old anecdote when presidential hopeful Donald Trump vouched for his commitment to Israel more than a few times over the

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 15 apparently understands that in many of these contentious international situations, a key elixir is money. Maybe that is the sentiment he is attempting to sloppil

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover and things got cool and then downright scary. The postal service here in Israel is simply awful. There is no other way to put it. We rarely use it, because

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 17 They have heard me grumbling about lastminute plans, and they make an effort to let us know about smachot in advance. But sometimes things slip through the crac

Bais Medrash Ateres Yisroel Gala Dinner PHOTO BY IVAN H. NORMAN Bais Medrash Ateres Yisroel, Rabbi Blumenkrantzs shul, held its Gala Dinner on Sunday night at Machon Basya Rochel in Lawrence. It was

FIDF National Gala Raises 33M Some 1,300 prominent business and philanthropic leaders from across the country came together on Tuesday for the Friends of the Israel Defense ter, Moshe Yaalon, and hono

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FIDF Continued from Page 22 ing chief of Israels military intelligence, head officer in charge of Israels Central Command, and chief of the general staff of the IDF. In the galas keynote address, Yaal

Tempers Flare In Knesset Over Mikveh Bill BY IDO BENPORAT The Knesset Assembly has approved the initial reading of MK Moshe Gafnis UTJ bill on mikvaot, which would establish that the use of a public m

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25th Annual Sarachek Tournament Yeshiva Universitys milestone 25th annual Red Sarachek Invitational Basketball Tournament finished off with a bang. More than 20 yeshiva high school teams from across N

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 29 With the win, the DRS Wildcats improved their record in the 2015 2016 season to an unprecedented 320. This includes crosscountry wins in the Magen David Preseason

by both teams and ended with the score 1111. In the fourth, HALB failed to score a basket but made seven freethrows, with Asaf Perl hitting three freethrows. After a key steal by Yair Sokol with a lit

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 31 Flatbush advances to finals, defeating Heschel 4946. In what was a hard fought and exciting semifinal, the Flatbush Falcons went on the road and managed to defeat

BY CHANITA TEITZ Last Friday, I was finished early with my Shabbos preparations, so I decided to watch the funeral of Nancy Reagan on Fox News. During her husbands presidency, she was both admired and

Bnos Malka girls clowning around ticipated in medicalclowning training through Areyvut. The girls were educated in the art of clowning and balloon art. They then began the transformation by applying

Saving Lives The Eating Disorder Conference 2016 Fuzzy slippers, funky pajamas, stationery, pens with feathers attached, DVDs not about exercise or dieting, novels, journalswhat do all these things ha

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MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 36 ple dont realize that the hard part has really just begun. At a center, the patients psychological, medical, and nutritional needs are taken care of. It is a safe env

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R Moshe Chagiz Shever Poshim People Of The Book Classic Works Of The Jewish Tradition BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON Detractors and admirers alike called him a zealot, the son of a zealota fitting title for ar

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Dear Esther, Ive been married for over 20 years, and in truth it was a bad marriage from the start. Based on some of your other columns that Ive read, it seems that this is the time when couples start

me. Learn how to take care of yourself independently just in case. Be aware of your bills, where the family money is, how to write a check, etc. Try to stash away some money so that you rent understa

West Hempstead Gives Back BY KARI LEVINE It was March 20, 2008, Taanit Esther, and I walked into the main lobby of North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset in labor with my fourth child. I was imm

together their beautiful, original package. They needed to line the inside of the box with tissue paper, decorate the tea lights, assemble a sachet filled with besamim, decorate the Kiddush cup and sa

Question Lately I keep hearing that the mothers of boys are getting a lot of blame for the problems that girls are having with shidduchim. All of a sudden we are responsible for the shidduch crisis If

fuel the talebearers and gossipmongers. I want to focus on the way some people harmfully and unconstructively go about asking questions there is a proper method to conduct your shidduch investigation

A Gantz Yahr Purim Torah BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Warning This article might not make sense. I dont really drink on Purim, but Ive had a lot to eat. This week Im going to take the time to address a ques

stomp a circle into the middle of your carpet. Also, in the winter, the days are too short. Do you really enjoy those Friday Purims when you have to be eating the seudah by chatzos Considering you hav

Purim Continued from Page 49 would be called Mar Adar, I guess, as in Mishenichnas Mar Adar, marbim bsimcha. So whats next Elul You want Purim in Elul You want extra things to do teshuvah for Im also

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Electric Short The Brauns rented a house equipped with a central airconditioningheating unit. When they moved in, they p

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 51 1. Authorities rule that one may use rubbers that were exchanged in a public place, since people are not makpid particular about rubbers. Using anothers rubbers

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insights on THE TORAH Vayikra Sacrificial Lamb From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Sacrifice is not a word one hears very often these days. It seems to pretty much have fallen out of our lexicon

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Israels Newest Rock Star BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Marathon, e.g. 5. Pastrami on a burger, perhaps 10. Whimper 14. Some emotional teens 15. What a D on a package

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman An OpenAndShut Case These presidential debates are driving me nuts. And it is becoming a short drive No less aggravating are the interviews of the candidate

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow A Kohen By Any Other Name Many times I have heard this same story involving Rav Moshe Feinstein, ztl. Rav Moshe was attending a bris. There were two cartons

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 59 embarrassment of the zimun leader for not realizing that a kohen was present at a pidyon haben. Subsequently, the Chasam Sofer heard that he was being quoted a

My Oven, My Friend B Y P. S A M U E L S A few years ago, Rosh Hashanah and the other yamim tovim fell out on Thursday and Friday. On erev Rosh Hashanah, as well as on Wednesday erev Sukkos, I cooked t

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Israeli Wines Sweep International Competition Israel has once again proved it can produce worldclass wines, with Israeli wineries winning four gold medals and five silver medals at the international M

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WINES Continued from Page 64 dAbruzzo. This is a juicy and fleshy wine with notes of smoke and red fruit. It comes from a small boutique winery in Italy, and as their first kosher wine, it is impressi

cheese sandwich as a chaser or side dish. Note The following recipes can be doubled. der, 3040 minutes. Just before serving, stir in the spinach, cook just until wilted, and season with salt and pepp

JOK The Israelissue In pursuit of presenting fresh, informative, and trendy food topics to the kosher consumer, the Joy of Kosher editorial team embarked on a sevenday food journey through Israel to d

YIW Sisterhood Gets Cooking With Susie Fishbein JOY OF KOSHER Continued from Page 69 across Israel. Filled with tips, tricks, and ideas, this magazine is a great gift idea for the kosher cook in your

Har HaZeisim Wall Is Becoming A Reality BY MENACHEM LUBINSKY It was in late 2012after a spate of rock attacks and vandalism by Arab youths on Har HaZeisimthat the idea of building a wall to protect Ha

Har HaZeisim Wall Continued from Page 71 Afghanistan, and Teiman. The plan called for the construction of a 10foot concrete wall topped by 10 feet of iron fencing. The fences would be topped by securi

A View Of Metzad In 5T, April 412 When we first arrived here 31 years ago, the road was unpaved. Water was brought to our new yishuv by truck, and a generator sporadically provided electricity, recall

A Boys Town Students Plan For Safer Rail Crossings Tragic railroadcrossing accidents underscore the danger inherent at railroad crossings across the globe. A Boys Town Jerusalem student has devised an

At the closing plenary of the IAC Mishelanu conference Sharon Rechter, cofounder of BabyFirstTV Dadi Perlmutter, cofounder and cochairman of IAC Mishelanu and chairman of the Israel Innovation Institu

Community News Continued from Page 75 and fruitful part of Israeli society. The Academys inaugural bike trek, called Israel Cadet Trek 2016, is open to overseas visitors and is slated for May 2325. Pa

Rabbi and Mrs. Mark Landsman Eric Goldstein Ronen and Tanya Nissani yeshiva takes great pride in having hosted the YESS program on its campus since 2001. According to executive director Rabbi Yaako

Community News Continued from Page 77 educating their children and devoting themselves to the community, utilizing the traits of chesed and generosity. They are among the founding members of Congregat

ported by Rabbi Yechiel Fishmans daf yomi kollel to show their support for the honorees. In his remarks, Rav Yeruchim Shain proudly expressed the Adelphia credo of once a talmid, always a talmid, how

Community News Continued from Page 79 there for his children. The day he was diagnosed was the day he started exercising. Its truly amazing how one diagnosis can change a persons life for the better,

cess. At the end of the competition, awards were given to the top three students in each of the fifteen committees. Six out of MTAs thirteen delegates won honorablemention awards. Congratulations to C

MTA News Continued from Page 81 score of 97.5 second place is at 92.5 and MTA owns 7 of the top 10 spots, occupied by students Shlomo Fink 19, David Tanner 18, Ephraim Meiri 18, Noam Mayerfeld 19, Eph

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS HANC Students Make Purim Cards For Chayalim The Hebrew Academy of Nassau County is thrilled to have made Purim cards for chayalim, which the International Young Israel Movement a

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 83 Shalhevet Teams Have Active Docket Its been an exciting and busy week at Midreshet Shalhevet. The mocktrial team competed in two rounds over the past week

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 85 Carroll, team members engineered several devices and researched and studied various scientific topics to prepare for the competition. Daniel Rosenthal and

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 counterterrorist activities and mission of saving fellow Jews from terrorist attacks. Letterwriting campaigns, lobbying members of Congress, and rallies ar

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 sible. And thank you to Rabbi Merrill and the sixthgrade student council members for making delicious mini apple pies for all the students in grades 46 to

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to implement ideas and best practices in both Judaic and general studies. Reflecting on the conference, the best parts of the day were the connections made between the various schools, resources share

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 97 The Torah Comes Alive In Brooklyn Every parent and teacher aspires to bring the Torah to life for their charges, and the Living Torah Museum in Brooklyn p

Yehuda Friedman Shulamiths Adee Black at the Living Torah Museum to touch, hold, and pass around many items, which makes everything in the museum come alive. The girls agreed that the trip provided a

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Mishenichnas Adar Marbim BCavities BY DR. DENISE COHEN PEDIATRIC DENTIST Purim is approaching, a festive time of year filled with merriment and excitement. Many of us are working hard to come up with

Political Roundup Edelman Announces Lawrence Mayoral Campaign ning unopposed, though it is speculated that trustee Michael Fragin is seriously contemplating a run for the position. The election is sch

our families transit needs a priority and ensuring that a fair and comprehensive study of Rockaway Beach Rail Line has a place in our state budget. This week, the Assembly released its onehouse budget

MYSTICISM Continued from Page 103 doctors. However, the Rambam objects and asks, when I am hungry, is it wrong for me to eat food, and I should instead daven that my hunger should go away Why is medic

bad things befall us, as the pasuk in Devarim tells us, Batzar lecha umetzaucha kol hadevarim haeleh . . . vshavta ad Hashem Elokecha. The Jewish way has always been to engage in selfexamination whe

JCCRP Continued from Page 105 19912001. Councilwoman Koslowitzs role as a member of the City Council includes being Chair of the Queens Delegation. Since her appointment to the committee, the JCCRP ha

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