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FEATURES Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter 72 42 57 77 88 38 49 48 35 37 34 26 14 44 50 46 54 53 40 56 75 Community News Around The Five Towns Around The World Daf Yomi In

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover trust the Palestinians or anything they say or commit to types there as well. The consensus from the likes of Likud Minister Yuval Steinitz, former Mossad head M

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 11 dont boo a prime minister, Dershowitz said. To that Glick retorted, For a constitutional lawyer determined to protect peoples rights, you seem pretty at ease trying

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 12 tory and have been so for thousands of years. Where do two states for two peoples come into this picture Based on Dershowitzs explanation to Obama and the sincere na

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 14 verse parts of the new Palestine and be subjected to being stopped or perhaps even detained by Palestinian police. In addition, Dershowitz has written in his book on

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover other hand, Pinny Lipschutz, editor of the New Yorkbased chareidei newspaper Yated Neeman, says and has written that I have accorded too much coverage to wha

violates the status quo of what has been unacceptable at the Kotel for decades. But perhaps they see change in the air with the realigning of the governing coalition and the more open and liberal atti

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover taking me to task for being critical of the chareidi world. Many people who identified with the label chareidi took my criticisms quite personally. At the t

change is inevitable at this point. It all could have been avoided. The calls for change are not new. Nor is the emerging financial crisis in this community. Had there been an internal call for change

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 21 men would develop Can you imagine what a positive influence they could be on the entire country Yet that solution is long past us. Now, we will have to see how

PERFECTION Continued from Front Cover ments and feedback. The responses to the letters will be addressed in the order they were published in last weeks Letters to the Editor. Regarding the first lette

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover posting on Facebook on Shabbos. Lapid responded, Im entitled to send messages on Shabbat. I do not keep Shabbat. I dont tell you what to do on Shabbat, you

Final Halachah According to which opinion do the Rishonim rule The Rambam, Rif, and Shulchan Aruch rule like Rabbi Yehudah. For the Shabbos violator the maaseh Shabbos is forbidden forever, and for ev

letters to THE EDITOR Stop The Whispering Dear Editor, It is about time that someone openly addressed the negative whispers and disgraceful innuendo circulating through our community about two courage

on the Lawrence Board of Education. During his six years as a board trustee, Rabbi Marcus has been an independent voice who consistently promotes the best interests of our community. Rabbi Marcus is a

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Palestinian Murderer Glorified On Facebook In the wake of the murder on Tuesday of Evyatar Borovsky, a 31yearold father of five, by a Palestinian terrorist at the Tapuach Junction in Shomron, Fatah po

We Have More Work To Do BY RABBI NAHUM MARCUS I am seeking reelection to the Lawrence Board of Education. The reason there is more good work that I hope to accomplish for our children, their parents,

public school is now handicappedaccessible. I also helped to improve specialneeds services for children at Kulanu Torah Academy, Cahal for Children with Learning Disabilities, BOCES, and other special

More Work To Do Continued from Page 31 Many times I was the boards lone voice of dissent, especially when it became obvious that fairness and transparency was not happening. I vocally school board th

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The Job Hunter The Next Big Thing BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER I was visiting a shul recently. I went over to the rabbi to introduce myself. He asked what I do, and when I answered, Im a jobsearch and ca

insights on THE TORAH Behar Capitalists Or Communists From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And the land shall rest. Vayikra 252 Karl Marx may have been the pioneer, but many Jews were involved in

Choosing To Stay BY RINA HALLER At various junctures in our life, it becomes natural to look how far weve come. As we leave our youth behind, our opinions evolve and gracefully mature into our next st

insights on THE TORAH The Shalom Fund BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE The parashah of Bechukkosai describes the blessings that will be received if we follow the commandments of Hashem If you will f

Question I am the mother of a 20yearold daughter. I am having an extremely difficult time helping her meet the right type of boy. We live in a community which is either very chassidish or just ultraye

to put on a black hat for the occasion. Just for the simcha. Its just for a few hours, she will beg. But, a guy who has always been modern will view that request as hypocritical, rather than just show

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Using Your Noodle My father used to have an expression that he used whenever someone did something creative and out of the ordinaryhe would call it

creativity says it all The ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc. originality, p

Recycled Material BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER My firstgrader, Heshy, just had something called a Recycling Fair in school. A few weeks ago, he came home with a note saying that his grade was learning about

had this precarious tower of cans and bottles sitting in our house for a month, held together by Elmers, slowly losing pieces, and by the time the fair came around, it was a small mountain on the floo

Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Rebuilding The Ohel Of The Yismach Moshe Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum, ztl 1759 1841, author of Yismach Moshe, was elected as

sion of facilities in Ujhely is welcome and spectacular, yet not surprising. Yiddishkeit In Tomsk, Siberia In 1721, Tsar Peter the Great 16721725 of Russia created a draconian class of military indu

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ I met this week with Eli Glaser, who filled me in about two recent events of the Kew Gardens Hills community. First we spoke about the hadlakah bonfire this past m

for 830 p.m. Men and women are welcome admission is free. Location Beth Gavriel Community Center, 6635 108th Street, Forest Hills NY 11375. For more information, call 7182859132 or email InfoChazaq.or

Machberes Continued from Page 45 On Thursday, April 18, a hachnasas sefer Torah was grandly celebrated in Tomsk. Amongst the notables participating were rabbis of surrounding communities and, most sig

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Reinterpretation We all have flavor preferences that speak to us goto dishes that push our buttons every time. These dishes might be flavors we love, but even our favorite

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I broke up with the guy I was dating a while back, and Ive had some trouble getting back into the swing of things. Im in my twentiesso, sure, I still have tim

tions that others find charming and lovable. Its what makes us human. You mentioned that marriage isnt freedom. Certainly the freedom a single woman has does not mirror the life of a married woman, es

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Your Opinion Please, Part 2 Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO Planning a party Some party planners can help. They organize the unorganized, keep track of all the details, and deal with all the vendorsor whi

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman The D Word Instead of saying diet, I used to say the D word. The D is still an expression I use, but it now stands for something entirely different, as I ha

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS At Preminger, Fun For Children And Parents By Rochelle Maruch Miller Imagine your children imploring you to take them to the dentist. Envision them having so much fun there they

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 57 vos. The Womens Circle plans on having such events and others in the future. The Womens Circle at Chabad of Hewlett provides an opportunity for women of a

of the rigorous curriculum that DRS is known for. The students were then treated to icecream sundaes and were divided into groups for a unique eggdrop competition. Each team was given a raw egg and se

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 59 who came together to celebrate and enjoy the day, which included archery, bubble bonanza, races, tugofwar, a petting zoo, and the new attractiongiant video

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 ents, planning, and efforts on behalf of Chabad. Their partnership with Chabad of the Five Towns enabled the community to enjoy the Lag BOmer Family Fun Da

imagined how horrible it must be to have absolutely no one to talk to while dealing with social anxieties in school or trouble at home. It seemed to me that TOVA really addressed this issue for our co

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100 a.m., a barbecue was held and delicious burgers and dogs were cooked by Dovid Rosenzweig, Tzvi Strauss, and Sam Cohen. Assistant Principal Hillel Goldman, the creator of Tefillah Week, summed up t

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 to so dearly. This is why we gather to meet in May of each year. Because seven years ago we found out . . . seven years ago our hearts truly knew, we might

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 68 ence fair for entrepreneurs to exhibit their startups to thousands of consumers, investors, first adopters, jobseekers, major companies, press, and media.

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Community News From Around The World Unabashed And Unapologetic This Land Is Ours Mayana Prowisor is hardly the person you would expect to see featured as the keynote speaker at an annual gala dinfor

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Community News Continued from Page 77 nie Alexander and Ester and Avi Bohorodzaner, both of Kew Gardens Hills. However, it was Mayana who stole the show. Mayana is a softspoken 18yearold girl from the

Community News Continued from Page 79 many communities would be lacking the most basic necessities. One Israel Fund provides crucial security equipment and training, without which many towns would sim

affect our lives as committed Jews, including governmental regulation of bris milah and continued severe economic pressure on the communitys individual members and mosdos. The confluence of so many ch

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Community News Continued from Page 84 Maryland, April 2224. Participants traveled from as far away as Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and Oakland, California, for this annual event for American and Canadia

told me that this was one of the greatest lobby missions he has ever been a part of and that really is a testament to your hard work and preparation. In what may be considered the great ers Judith Fr

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Whats In A Name Dathan Ritzenhein born December 30, 1982 in Grand Rapids, Michigan is an American longdistance runner. He held the American record in the 5,0

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