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See Pages 35 See Page 28 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 37 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 20 26 SHEVAT 5776 FEBRUARY 5, 2016 FROM THE EDI

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover in Lakewood. I read Rabbi Perlsteins opposition thereto. I read Rechnitzs apology and retraction of sorts, and I read as well the comments of those w

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 9 leaders of that institution pay a price steeper than the tuition bill. And if that child eventually breaks the Shabbos or eats nonkosher as a result of th

The history of ZAKA goes back to 1989, when a terrorist steered a bus off Israels main highway and over an embankment, killing more than 30 people. Volunteers were needed to help recover the bodies an

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 17 pense, dealing with the most severely injured first and then tending to those with lessserious injuries. The point of contention here was that the doctors group insi

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 18 and so on. The real victory, it seems, is the governments recognition of the quasilegitimacy of the two nonOrthodox streams of Judaism, something these movements

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 23 traditional Jewish prayer, and others at a space that doesnt. It has been felt by some that the resistance to women praying together and reading from the Torah i

Ever since the fringe and vociferous group of Women of the Wall started its massmedia activity, the Western Wall went from being a unifying site to one of incessant quarrels. The chillul Hashem defama

RABBI YISROEL BELSKY Continued from Page 25 for the next hike for five hours straight. Not many people can manage an extra 140 to 160 pounds on ones shoulders for a full five hours. This was an extrao

Rav Belsky also held that a plasticfoam styrofoam cup does not have the halachic status of a kli sheini because its walls do not absorb the heat from the liquid inside. This too was rather innovative

A Central Connection RABBI YISROEL BELSKY Continued from Page 27 wayswith his money, with his reputation, and with his time. Sense Of Achrayus Rav Belsky had a strong sense of achrayus for Klal Yis

Weve Lost Our Guiding Light Rabbi Yisroel Belsky, ztl 19382016 Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM The story of Rabbi Chaim Yisroel Belsky, ztl, who was nif

Machberes Continued from Page 29 Belsky would also play ball with his students, thus communicating with them on different levels. In 2012, Rabbi Belsky suffered a serious medical emergency. At that ti

Ben Azai Of East 9th Street A Talmids Tribute To Rebbe BY AVRUMI FARBER Klal Yisrael mourns the loss of one of its brightest lights, HaRav Chaim Yisroel Belsky, ztl. I am a talmid of the rav, having a

Rebbe Continued from Page 31 he explained that in life, each of us experiences flashes of high inspiration that, at least momentarily, raise us to a higher plane of perception and productivity. This c

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Criminal Innovations BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Were always talking about innovations in the field of science and art, but there are also innovations in the field of being a criminal. For example, a coupl

sharp right turn and somebody gets swept overboard. Then you try to lose the cop on the Autobahn. And speaking of speeding, there was a man in Canada who was pulled over by Mounties for going 112 mile

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen DoorToDoor Travel I thought to take advantage of yeshiva break this week to go away and relax and recharge. So I arranged to set off to the Caribbea

Abracadabra Serenity Now Healing The Natural Way BY DEBORAH ROTHMAN, L.AC., DIPL. AC. I once hired a magician for my sons birthday party. I remember vividly the childrens eager faces as they watched t

Serenity Now Continued from Page 37 so severe at the time, she was unable to muster up enough energy to focus to write down the appointment time we had scheduled. She did manage to let me know she did

and Zeidah, occupied the flat on the first floor. Among the many visual memories that I have of my grandparents, one is watching my Babba rush over to stand in a doorway, pivot to one side, and begin

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 39 Has anything changed Yes, today we have astronauts and space stations, laser beams, and laptops, but the basic issues and choices human beings must face remai

mat, facilitating rapid consultation for doctors seeking immediate guidance on lifeanddeath issues. The Encyclopedia earned immediate acclaim for its erudition, comprehensive approach, and scholarly o

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Last year, I was engaged to Rachel. I cared very much about her, and though I knew we had some differences, I thought that, all things considered, we were off

what went wrong with your previous relationship. Maybe you needed to look more closely at your values, whether you were resistant over things that shouldnt have even mattered, and whether there were o

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Delayed Payment Mr. Fine had granted a 20,000 interestfree loan to Mr. Schnur for the period of a year. At the end of th

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Occupation Explanation BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Hanging hand, in some homes 6. Diminish 11. Cancer causer, for short 14. Calculus calculations 15. Alternative v

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 46 even though it is close to his neighbors water pit. Even if the neighbor protests out of concern that the trees roots will eventually damage his water pit, it i

the damage, the tree owner is responsible for paying for the trees removal ibid., and Mishpetei HaChoshen, p. 184. In your circumstance, the matter is subject to the discretion of the dayanim as to wh

Question My husband and I have a son who is 27 and a daughter who is 21, both in shidduchim. A child in the middle got married in Israel she made aliyah after seminary and met someone there. As the mo

The situation concerning your daughter need not turn out in the negative way youve seen in other cases. There are other options to mull over. Have you and your husband, together with your daughter, ev

Orlandos Rosen Plaza Hotel Opens Zaydes Kosher Kitchen Orlandos Jewish community leaders and Rosen Hotels internal sales and executive teams participated in A Taste of Zaydes on January 14, an aftern

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Misplaced Modesty The Gemara in Gittin 55b tells the famously regrettable story of a wealthy man in the first century who sent his servant to deliver an invi

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 57 bis around. Rabbi Zecharia, because of his humility, suggested that such a serious question needed to be presented to the Sanhedrin. He therefore directed that

and arcade was an added attraction. We arrived on the scene on Tuesday afternoon, and after unpacking a bit and stocking our fridge, we made our way over to the indoor water park. Our first stop was t

PostBlizzard Ball SeventhGrade Boys Flatbush 58, Derech Hatorah 40. The Yeshiva of Flatbush 7thgrade boys basketball team continued their perfect season with a resounding victory over Derech Hatorah b

HAFTR v. North Shore 7th grade HAFTR v. North Shore 8th grade after 3. In the fourth quarter, the teams continued to trade baskets as Flatbush started to put all their players into the game and crui

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 61 over SAR, 6140. Senior Sam Schwartzben played one of his finest games of the year, scoring 20 points 8 for 8 at the foul line and had 11 rebounds. Senior Ben Brand

ment it. What side hustle could you do in your free time to generate additional income fore is not recommended to be served with meat. I always substitute soy sauce for it in meat recipes. Savings

SLICE OF LIFE Continued from Page 63 Add the salt and black pepper, water, soy sauce, mustard, brown sugar, ketchup, and barbecue sauce. Mix to combine. Cover and cook on low for 45 hours. Serve on to

KISS THE KOSHER COOK Continued from Front Cover became pretty close, as I was eager to learn everything about preparing edible food. If I got nothing else done that day, at least I could put some semb

KISS THE KOSHER COOK Continued from Page 65 ferent types of pizza dishesa calzone, a starshaped pizza bread, etc. For dieters who wont indulge in a Thursdaynight pizza party, shakshuka and roasted bab

Jonathan Gottlieb tice focused on realproperty tax law. During my time as a managing attorney, I gained considerable knowledge pertaining to the administration of realproperty taxes and assessments i

Gottlieb Law Firm Continued from Page 67 take whatever ARC offers themwhich, for the reasons stated above, will almost always be less than the offer that we would get from ARC, and almost always be un

A Tu BShevat Torah For The IDF Daniel Marks, a seventhgrade student at HALB and Woodmere resident, celebrated his bar mitzvah last week during a onceinalifetime Torahdedication ceremony alongside fami

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 tefillah it is therefore a natural next step to emphasize the important mitzvah of nightly Shema before bed with the tefillos and berachah of HaMapil to re

HANC Shabbaton Mrs. Bassie Gruen at BYAM his wife hosted a postmeal oneg Shabbat on Friday night, as well as a delicious lunch the following morning. Not only was the food delicious and abundant, bu

Political Roundup Assemblyman Kaminsky Running To Replace Dean Skelos In Senate Surrounded by neighbors, family, and supporters, former federal prosecutor Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky announced his candi

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ The momentum for the presidentialelection campaign is building. Now that we had some solid voting in the Iowa caucuses, we can see who the real contenders are, eve

News From The Hills Continued from Page 73 Navigating the Medical System Transplants with Project Renewal. Zalman Suldan MD, donor nephrologist at Hackensack University Hospital Center, and Rabbi Josh

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Community News Continued from Page 74 possible, said Rabbi Sholom Friedmann, director of the Kleinman Holocaust Education Center. The contest is sponsored by Meridian Capital Group, LLC, and additiona

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

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Community News Continued from Page 82 will also use saliva, rather than blood, to collect DNA samples, making the testing process faster and less invasive. In addition to being tested, each participan

Dean Steven Huberman, Ph.D., with Lisa Twerski, LCSW, and Chaim Sender, LCSW, cochairs of 19th annual Nefesh International Conference 450 professionals and educators. Top experts in psychiatry, psych

Community News Continued from Page 85 their own parents and kids. The stresses are enormous, he said. In the discussion at Nefesh, attended by rabbis, medical doctors, and clinical social workers, Dea

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Community News Continued from Page 86 the unique qualities of fire and ice. Students were called on stage to participate in experiments combining different chemicals and gases, often with exciting and

Dafna Meirs Daughters Capture Israels Heart BY REUT HADAR Natan Meir, the husband of terror victim Dafna, published an emotional Facebook post last night, which has already received numerous shares an

Stop The Stabbings BY JOSEPH FRAGER, MD On January 21, 2015, Hamza Mohammed Hasan Matrouk, a 23yearold, illegally entered Israel and boarded a crowded TelAviv bus during rush hour and stabbed 12 peopl

Yeshiva Gedolah Annual Dinner, February 10 Nearly two years have passed since Yeshiva Gedolah of the Five Towns inaugurated its magnificent makom Torah. The yeshiva remains committed to its founding p

YGFT Continued from Page 91 popular, and he is a source of answers for many from the yeshiva who come to learn, specifically in the area of halachah. He has been studying for over six years in Rabbi F

assess the needs of schools, synagogues, and other relief organizations throughout the affected region. We met with leaders of about a dozen area institutionsand I remember sitting in our coats becaus

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