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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 ters, others by relatives or friends, still others are living in their brokendown houses because they have no place else to go. On Shabbos, New York State Assemblyma

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FLOODED MINDS Continued from Front Cover But Im here to reclaim the rights to mindfulness from our Buddhist friends. Meditation is a very Jewish practice. And it is one with which Ive come to better a

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ELECTRICITY OR NOT . . . Continued from Page 20 We began experimenting with video workshops last year, on topics including social skills, bullying, substance abuse, and social media. The students resp

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TIFERET ACADEMY Continued from Page 27 Another 21st Century Learning yeshiva is planning to open its doors in Westchester in 2013. Yeshivas incorporating technology in Baltimore and Los Angeles are al

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TIFERET ACADEMY Continued from Page 29 School from 20052009, having originally started at Ramaz in 1996 as the director of educational programs. Rabbi Sackss warm, engaging relationship with students

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Shidduch Crisis Continued from Page 41 Which is larger, 9th grade or 12th grade This way you establish that younger is larger, but where you are going with this What does 9th grade have to do with the

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman We Shall Overcome Monday evening, 900 p.m., October 29, 2012 is a day, date, and time that many of us will never forget. The storm, known as Hurricane Sandy

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 45 leasing my next car and I hope that Hubby will understand. Theres no rush to start paying for a lease, however, until gas becomes more available. Everyone is

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Rav Kotler Continued from Page 57 At the time there were close to 400 students in the yeshiva. Some others in the Slabodka Yeshiva at the same time as Rav Aharon were Rav Avrohom Kalmanovitch, Rav Dov

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Wow It has been an incredible week. From the first predictions of doom to the naysayers who lived through Irene and dared Sandy to do her best, I dont think any of

Question My daughter, who is 21 years old, has been in the shidduch parashah for more than two years. She is a beautiful girl with impeccable middos. My daughter is also very talented and bright, and

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LONG BEACH Continued from Page 68 ter the storm. When Shabbat approached, plans were made for a communitywide gathering of all of the Long Beach shuls. According to Rabbi Wakslak, We received an amazi

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ I could write pages and pages about Hurricane Sandy. Last week when I wrote about it, I was only writing about what I saw in Kew Gardens Hills. Aside from some tre

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 75 The Real Lesson Of Hurricane Sandy Dear Editor, I heard a beautiful shiur right after the storm from Rabbi Fischel Schachter torahanytime.com who taught t

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