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See Pages 37 See Page 35 See Page 18 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 32 26 IYAR 5775 MAY 15, 2015 Meeting Israels Fri

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LUACH May 1July July 13May 239 ZIP Code 11516 26 Iyar Friday, May 15 Daf yomi Kesubos 102 Omer day Day 41 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover So what is the story with early Sefiras HaOmer The Words Of Rav Karo The issue dates back to the times of the Rishonim. The Rosh in Pesachim 1040 rules tha

Shabbos after Shabbos is biblical. There is another approach, which we find in Tosfos, both in Berachos 27a DRav and in Pesachim 99a Ad. The Tosfos write that one fulfills the mitzvah of Kiddush when

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 17 we have just mentioned between Rav Yehudah and the Chachamim. The Gemara tells us that one may choose any opinioneither like Rabbi Yehudah or like the Chachamim

tion arises How can they do this One rationale perhaps is that they are lenient because people do not want to start the Fridayevening meal so late. It may take away from their oneg Shabbos. Rashi in Y

TickTock Serenity Now Healing The Natural Way BY DEBORAH ROTHMAN, L.AC. There is a natural order in the world and within our own bodies. We call it the circadian rhythm. Our bodies are meant to follow

An additional example of our circadian rhythm at work is very common for people who have difficulty sleeping. Many people with insomnia, who suffer excessive dreams or overthinking at night, often fin

Community News From Around The World Mehadrin Minis Very Vanilla, Very Delicious The public has come to expect greatness from Mehadrin, and Mehadrin doesnt disappoint. Mehadrins new Very Vanilla Mini

grape equivalent of Pinot Noir in Burgundy. Riesling, like the mighty Burgundy redgrape varietal, typically offers a bright, at times brilliant, acidity and bewitching aromas of minerals, florals, and

Community News Continued from Page 23 is a difficult one and the burdens are heavy. These young women need help urgently, and time is of the essence. Otzar, a project of Areivim, offers benefits and c

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Community News Continued from Page 24 Adeles widower Ferdinand, because he was Jewish. Following its restitution to Maria Altmann in 2006, it was acquired by Ronald Lauder and is now on display at the

senting a conference, titled What America Owes the Jews, What Jews Owe America, on Sunday, May 31 at Congregation Shearith Israel 2 West 70th Street in Manhattan. The lead sponsorship has been generou

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Community News Continued from Page 27 Academy in Livingston, N.J. the Frisch School in Paramus Ramaz in Manhattan Maayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls in Teaneck Yeshiva University High School for G

from scratch. Without the benefit of seeing the object or speaking with his or her partner, a second teammate was then provided with the instructions as well as raw materialsand told to reconstruct th

his last major performance. The Central Park concerts have continued unabated since that time. Each year the need for a large gathering to send a message to the leaders in America and Israel seem to b

alongside the Statue of Liberty, the boys were able to see from the shores of Lower Manhattan. Mr. Dobrick remarked on the myriad contributions of Jewish people to American life that could be apprecia

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Community News Continued from Page 33 ent of New York City, and how deeply interconnected the island of Manhattan is with the world at large. The boys then headed back to their own historic MTA buildi

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Rejuvenation And Excitement At Shor Yoshuvs 48th Annual Dinner Warmth and enthusiasm permeated the Sands at Atlantic Beach on May 5 as hundreds of supporters came together to catch up with old friends

No Offense BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER It has come to my attention that sometimes, when I write a column about my dental experiences, dentists get offended. Go figure. Actually, I dont know this for sure.

No Offense Continued from Page 39 articles, Ive offended students, parkinggarage designers, the government, and people who say, You know what I mean You know what I mean And its not just humor article

Galette with pumpkin Butternut Squash And Roasted Garlic Galette Ingredients cup allpurpose flour cup semolina flour tsp. kosher salt 6 Tbsp. chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces 24 Tbsp. ice

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Its Mothers Day, and Im sitting here having a fullblown pity party. Every year I hope it will be different, but every year its the same. Sadly, I know I will

dren. But what Im suggesting is a conversation coming from a place of confidence and curiosity. Its OK for you to question their intentions. Ask them whether they ever think about how you feel on Moth

Dirshu Mourns Rav Shmuel Wosner, BY CHAIM GOLD HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Wosner, ztl, who passed away as we ushered in the yom tov of Pesach this year, will be remembered by the leaders of Dirshu as one of

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Rav Wosner Dirshu Continued from Page 44 and the earlymorning preShacharis learning programs. An example of his vigilance to ensure that Hashems desire was being fulfilled, related Rav Dovid Hofstedt

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 46 ered a shomer sachar paid guardian, who is liable for its theft, replied Rabbi Dayan. However, the Gemara 82a subsequently links this issue to a dispute regardi

Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY SHMUEL KATZ Chaim Kamenetzky in Eretz Yisrael on Tuesday with his father, Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky of Yeshiva of South Shore, for his first hanachas tefillin. Mazal tov

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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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Simplified Names BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Israel spends a lot of time in it 6. Emanuel of Chicago 10. Some computers 14. Better 15. Eye layer 16. AlkaSeltzer so

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FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 50 the Midrash, one who does make that conscious, deliberate choice to embrace the Gd of Abraham despite the unique unpopularity of the Children of Abraham is so

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Flood Insurance Is There A New Deal In The Works Those of us who got hit during Superstorm Sandy figured back then that the flood insurance for whic

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Three Little Letters As they age, some folks tend to drop things. Strictly by accident, an item may slip from ones hands and land on the floor. It might be

If you will not hearken to Me, and walk casually with Me I, too, will act casually with you . . . Vayikra 2628 All sins derive from the sin of insignificance when a person ceases to be sensitive to th

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Question We are a heimish family with chassidish minhagim. When our daughter was in high school, we sent her to a modern school, for a specific reason that we cant disclose. She is now 18 years old. M

therefore suffer from the interrogations of shadchanim with respect to her past Is your pride about being meshadech with a machetenista similar to you in dressstyle more important than your daughters

Piil Fence Company The Name You Can Trust BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Piil Fence Company is your premier choice for fencing. For the past 30 years, Piil Fence has been serving our community and all of N

Life Lessons My Journey, Part 8 BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN I knowyouve all been waiting an entire week, with bated breath, to read about the next leg of my journey. Im sorry to disappoint, but I must take

Life Lessons Continued from Page 63 on my illness, brings deep fulfillment. And that, at the very least, is a start in my recovery. I hope to share in more smachot and gettogethers with my family, but

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Machberes Continued from Page 64 order to avoid kashrus accidents, one may not rely on oral statements, guarantees, or assurances of anyone arranging hospitality or meals in hotels or rest areas claim

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Paying It Forward And Back Devin McLean and his store manager were about to close the AutoZone store in York County, Virginia, where they work when a gunma

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Coalition Costs So we have a government. A government that is being panned by the opposition and the media theyre all leftists anyway for pandering to the special

Burn, Baby, Burn Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Never in human history has there been a similar act of benevolence by a developed nation. Since the 1980s, despite the immense dangers, the religious

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Lag BOmer TrikeAThon At Gan Chamesh Gan Chamesh, Chabads Early Childhood Center, celebrated Lag BOmer with an exciting TrikeaThon. The children came to school with bicycles, tri

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 lenge themselves and act properly. Rav Lichtenstein once warned students not to cut the line when they anticipate a long wait, telling them that they have

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 weather, refreshments, and contagious enthusiasm were spectacular. hakarat hatov for a wonderful school year. Student achdut was solidified as those girls

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 74 KOC Participates In 5 Boro Bike Tour Over 40 courageous campers, volunteers, and Kids of Courage friends took to the streets of New York City on Sunday, M

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 76 goodies and writing a poem titled My Mother Is as Sweet as . . . to go along with their edible gift. topicno repeats allowed The only day off was the stud

Amtrak Tragedy Hits Home Mourning The Loss Of Justin Zemser By 5TJT Staff On Tuesday, a New Yorkbound Amtrak train en route from Washington derailed in Philadelphia. Over 200 were injured and at least

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover the app that lets you book reservations for airlines and hotels worldwide. Four times in the last few minutes I have found myself making reservations

NEPAL QUAKE Continued from Front Cover the first tremor, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, with an epicenter 83 kilometers northwest of the capital, Katmandu, lasted only 20 seconds. That felt like

NEPAL QUAKE Continued from Page 85 ZAKA have rushed in to provide relief, support, and help. Of course the Beit Chabad of Katmandu, headed by Rabbi Chezki and Rebbetzin Chani Lifshitz, plays a central

5,600 of those students attend yeshivas while the publicschool population according to the latest available statistics is about 2,900 students. Those numbers are representative of quite a shift over t

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover are nevertheless in the homeland protecting all of us. So how does a military force 5,600 miles away from New York provide security for Diaspora Jewry The dy

the fact that it is an army composed of soldiers from the far reaches of the world. While discussing the importance of the FIDF dinner, we also touch upon how this may be the only military in the worl

Good Food And Good Times For Seniors At Chabad Climbing High With Chabad Of The Five Towns On Tuesday, May 12, Smile on Seniors at Chabad of the Five Towns welcomed professional chef Naomi Ross of C

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NORPAC Mission Accomplished Lag BOmer Middos Parade at YOSS Preschool On Wednesday of this week, 1,500 participants from the tristate area turned out for NORPACs annual Mission to Washington to advo

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 89 Rabbi I. Poleyeff Girls Softball Standings East Team SAR North Shore SKA Central Wildcats Westchester Flatbush HAFTR Shalhevet HANC Hurricanes West Maayanot Fris

Frisch Cougars Central 6 3 3 1 5 6 0 0 11 1 0 26 Girls Varsity Soccer Standings West Maayanot Rapids Bruriah Lightning Kushner Cobras SAR Sting Frisch Cougars Hillel 16 14 8 6 3 2 8 7 4 3 1 1 0 1

News From The Hills Continued from Page 101 Leaving Israel and my children is always difficult, but once I saw my kids and grandchildren here I felt better. Our onemonthold grandson, Shlomo, doesnt re

Rabbi Dovid Sapirman speaking at BYQ Observing various classrooms at Bnos Malka stantly seek out avenues through which we can be mechazek ourselves and our children in the area of emunah. Rabbi Dovi

News From The Hills Continued from Page 103 the attitude of lifelong learners. Even our seasoned teachers benefit from the process. We have successfully nurtured the philosophy that we all can improve

championship game, featuring a high profile match between the Chazaq Great Neck team and the Chazaq Forest Hills team. Prior to the game, Chazaq director Rabbi Ilan Meirov gave a short schmooze to the

Political Roundup Gillibrand Nominates Rabbi Schneier For Presidential Medal U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced the nomination of Rabbi Arthur Schneier for the Presidential Medal of Freedom, th

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