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See Page 32 See Pages 35 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 14 NO. 42 6 TAMMUZ 5774 JULY 4, 2014 FROM THE EDITOR DC Rolls Out R

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover business. This place is continually fascinating inasmuch as it has changed so much while simultaneously not changing at all for hundreds and perhaps even tho

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 streaming through the market have eyes constantly on the clock, awaiting the arrival of Shabbos. Ive never been there too late in the day on Friday, but they say

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover two friends, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach. Throughout the ordeal, she displayed faith and hope that the boys would be okay and that they would be home soon. But

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 11 more realistic and in line with what has occurred way too often over the decades since terrorism has become part of the reality here. On Tuesday afternoon, at the sa

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KEEPING CLEAN Continued from Front Cover aged by competent leaders, to make the whole system run efficiently, punctually, and costeffectively. The Five Towns is fortunate to benefit from the topnotch

BRING BACK Continued from Front Cover the tragedy as raw as it is, the mourning and healing process has yet to begin. It would be hard to overstate the immense sense of brotherhood and unity that has

The world is waiting for him to step up to the plate and act on behalf of Israel and its peaceloving but wary citizens who have endured terror and bloodshed for too long. The way things are looking no

Home Safe Home From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ . There is only one question Mr. Obama needs to ask himself. Did the United States exercise any restraint at all in Afghanist

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 17 times. The latter two areas, according to a number of authors, are a bit murky. Has the United States engaged in such activities notwithstanding the murkiness T

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz There Is No Sense I wrote the original version of this column titled Caught Between My Heart and My Head over three years ago, a couple of days after members of th

Gaza in celebration, just like they did in Itamar and as they do with every heinous attack, including the 911 Twin Towers suicide attacks. They will treat us with the same disdain that they always do.

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ From the moment I heard that they found the bodies of our three boys, Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Frenkel, I couldnt concentrate. I was numb and everyon

Assemblyman David Weprin addressing the rally teenagers and the community. She mentioned the irony of celebrating this organization, which does so much for young people, at the same time that we are

News From The Hills Continued from Page 23 ident, the State Department, and our United States senators. The silence is deafening. The parents flew to Geneva at their own expense to be greeted by the U

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Please Dont Repeat Its always a comfort to know that some of my life experiences are not mine alone. Its something similar to the feeling of misery loves co

Ten Questions When Planning For Financial Security PROVIDED BY AVI ASHKENAZY When thinking about how to protect your livelihood or build the financial resources you will need to live life as desired,

it means you have reached a financial milestone, such as the year you can begin collecting Social Security, receiving Medicare benefits, or taking distributions from your retirement accounts. An exper

Summertime Yiddishkeit Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM As the school year comes to a close, an exodus from the city takes place. At precisely this time

one begins, the better. This is not only mandatory for a yeshiva rebbe it is an absolute necessity for every family breadwinner and caretaker, regardless of profession. low colony and hotel must ende

Question I am a divorced father of children who are in the shidduch parashah. My kids live with their mom. Even though I see them every day, Im more like an uncle to themat least it feels that way som

just shut down emotionally. Whatever their reaction, it is not done on purpose. Instead, that is their coping mechanism. That said, there is the possibility that your children might not be sharing all

Souvenir Shopping BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER France has always seemed like a nice place to visit, because a lot of important French history happened there, such as . . . I dont know, the French Revoluti

am I going to fit this in my apartment Its New York City This is worse than an elephant and that we only accepted because we thought it was a fully functioning robot. So anyway, French police swooped

Rsum Rules, Part 7 Let Your Star Shine The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER If you went to a high school that published a yearbook and will still admit to it, you remember the section where your p

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz All About Pistachios Pistachios are the superheroes of nuts. They are a wonderful snack food, with their own little cases cracked open, waiting for you to pluck out the br

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5TJT Puzzle A Patriotic Puzzle BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Gets ones memory going 5. Croat, e.g. 9. Any day now 13. Furry Lucas creature 14. Fictional location of The Ark 16. Dr. Jones who dug in 14Across

insights on THE TORAH Balak A Lousy Excuse From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN I have sinned because I did not know. Bamidbar 2234 Ignorance of the law is no excuse, we are told. Try explaining

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Two Birds Of Paradise BY RABBI TZVI FREEMAN Many wonderful things were said in praise of the Jewish people by our own holy prophets and sages. Yet, eve

Great Neck Teams Sweep JCLL Championships BY ISAAC GRESZES On Sunday of last week June 22, three Great Neck teams, playing at St. Johns University, completed a sweep of their respective division champ

Silence Of The LambsNo More Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Realizing that Israel cannot be defeated on the battlefield, the Palestinian Arabs have employed terror as a preferred method of destroying

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

Cooking With Whiskey Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ We recently had a potluck party and one of the couples brought a bottle of white whiskey as a hostess gift. They had recently been to the Koval disti

SLICE OF LIFE Continued from Page 43 Directions Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Blend well with a wooden spoon. Drizzle over the cake. Modified from Whiskey Glazed Sweet Pota

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REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 44 smoke detectors electrical outlets and switches light bulbs space heaters woodburning stoves and your emergency exit plan. Rugs And Runners Are all small rugs and r

overheating. Ceiling fixtures, recessed lights, and hooded lamps will trap heat. If you do not know the correct wattage, use a bulb no larger than 60 watts. Are heaters that come with a threeprong plu

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I really dont like to complain, and I realize that most people go through all sorts of challenges during their lives. Some probably not as bad as what my husb

ghost of the man I once married and its getting really, really bad. I sometimes wonder how much longer I can continue putting up with him in his present condition. Again, I dont want to sound like a c

OHEL Continued from Page 47 50 boys and 70 girls, ages 521 and with various levels of disabilities, to upstate New York on two different campuses the boys will be in Ohels Camp Kaylie and the girls wi


OHEL Continued from Page 54 special air of camaraderie and a sense of belonging as the four paddleboats filled with Sibshops teens linked and paddled together. Although the teens all attended differen

special opportunity to say whatever I wanted. When I approached the Wall I was shaking. I started to daven, and as I did, the tears kept coming. And not in a sad kind of way, but rather in the sense o

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 57 The two men met with Rabbi Dayan. Mr. Wolf related what happened. You must pay Mr. Braun for the work he did, even though it cost extra to have the job complete

since the government recognizes the title holder as the owner. Such a law serves the interest of citizens and thus, according to some opinions, is binding in halachah as well Teshuras Shai 254. As sta

Prayer And Unity BY RABBI AVROHOM SEBROW In Parashas Korach, Moshe Rabbeinu announced that the events that were about to unfold would establish clearly whether or not Korach was right in his challenge

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insights on THE TORAH Balak Life Lessons And Overview BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Each part of this overview corresponds to one aliyah, with a summary followed by lessons. I. Moav is frightened of Klal Yisr

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LIFE LESSONS Continued from Page 62 should keep this in mind when we are next tempted to do something improper. VI. Balak suggests yet another location, and once again Bilam blesses them. Balak is fur

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS A Tribute To An Amazing Man My Grandfather, Laibel Zisman, On His First Yahrzeit By Rebecca Alenick I knew I would have to talk about it sooner or later. I chose later. I dont kn

letters to THE EDITOR Bruce Blakeman Responds To Tragedy Dear Editor, Our worst fears have been realized with the discovery of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers bodies including Naftali Frenkel, w

Community News From Around The World Remembering The Freedom Rides As the nation marked the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, a unique ceremony took place in the U.S. Photos by Shmuel Len

In the Capitol LR Ezra Friedlander Rev. Patrick J. Conroy, Chaplain of the House of Representatives Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II Joseph B. Stamm Robert Rechnitz Senator Michael Bennet Senator Kelly Ayott

Community News Continued from Page 73 Miami Beach Ron Plotnik, a major supporter of the Republican Jewish Coalition Stanley Treitel Rabbi David Baron of Temple of the Arts of Beverly Hills, who served

increased collaboration and operational synergy between the graduate programs. There are seven excellent deans here at the Division of Graduate Studies and I am honored to work with each and every one

Community News Continued from Page 75 Lander Chesed Fund, which will provide financial assistance to students in need. Current dean and Touros vice president of online education, Marian StoltzLoike, P

Vivian Luchins serves on the national board of the OU and is the national vice chair of the NCSY Youth Commissions Summer Programs Committee. Behind the scenes, she played a nurturing role in the grow

Tears And Memories Continued from Page 77 Israels government ministers spoke at each of the services. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon spoke at the service of Eyal Yifrach in Elad. The song of their live


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