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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 12 are and what is taking place throughout the worldwide Orthodox Jewish communities. To that end, Rabbi Weinberger has taken upon himself this year to discuss in his S

RUBASHKIN AND POLLARD Continued from Front Cover ing and fate of a convicted killer. Yet, how many peopleJewish or Gentilehave actually stopped to ponder the suffering and fate of two Jewish men who h

Rabbi Who Held Talks With Iranians Shares His Story London Rabbi Herschel Gluck, a follower of the Chabad movement, does not hide his association with Iran. According to the rabbi, it is the warm rela

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RUBASHKIN AND POLLARD Continued from Page 15 sentences received by similarly situated defendants. How in the face of Congressional action could the Rubashkin sentence have been more than twice the ave

Terrorists In Country Club Prisons Use Internet, Facebook BY DAVID LEV The term country club prison is usually associated with the terms of imprisonment for nonviolent whitecollar criminals. But in Is

RUBASHKIN AND POLLARD Continued from Page 18 their launch of an unprecedented raid on a successful business. The equally unprecedented and highly draconian 27year sentence that was imposed upon Sholom

MESSAGE Continued from Front Cover the clever folks who knew all along that the president is a secret Muslim, but certainly to the rest of us. What turned out to be the case is that the Immigration an

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MESSAGE Continued from Page 21 would be very severe consequences. Egyptian soldiers protected the hostages until an Israeli Air Force plane safely evacuated them. Mr. Netanyahu later recounted that he

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Trying New Things BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I generally spend Rosh Hashanah at my parents house. This works out very well for me, because our minhag is to eat pretty much all the symbolic foods in the si

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THE SHMUZ Continued from Page 22 we are confronted with here are custommade to give us the opportunity to choose, and the results of those choices become who we will be forever. The World to Come has

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Rosh Hashanah An Overview Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Rosh Hashanah is the day in which the creation of the world is celebrated. In actuality, however, it is the day that mankind was create

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Halachic Musings Continued from Page 41 be presented to a rav who is proficient in these laws to rule upon it. The shofar blasts are divided into two types 1. The sitting blasts, tekios dmeyushav alth

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CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 47 from His Throne of Judgment and sits in His Throne of Compassion. New life enters our world and takes its first breath. It is our own life, as well, and it is

The Impact Of Domestic Violence In Our Community BY RABBI DANIEL SCHONBUCH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SHALOM TASKFORCE Family violence and domestic abuse have a significant impact on the lives of women and

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin want to be making our own choices. Actually, when I think about it, I seem to make de there are shirtskirt choices what Yussie will take for lunch what Le

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Settlement Leaders Worried Over New Palestinian Patrols Following Highway Attack BY SAMUEL SOKOL MIDDLE EAST CORRESPONDENT Settlement leaders have expressed worry this week following the announcement

Highway Attack Continued from Page 61 voke violence in Judea and Samaria, he stated. I expect that the police will deal with those who come from afar to stir commotion in our region. Haivri called on

Ten Days Of Repentance Part I Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Hashem, in His Infinite Kindness, has given us a gift in the Aseres Yimei Teshuvah. Not everyone, unfortunately, merited to receive

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less people by opening their eyes to the world of kindness Hashem has created for them. Rabbi Millers commentary makes the lessons of Shaar Habechinah so vivid that Rabbi Leib Kelemen International Or

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Community News Continued from Page 66 predictions of how long he has left to live, telling his family that it was a matter of weeks. A second and third opinion echoed this view. In full awareness of h

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Community News Continued from Page 68 ments between Israel and the Palestinians have mandated that contentious issues should be resolved through negotiations between the parties involved. Therefore, t

spoke passionately as to how he hopes to greet the audience next year back in the Congress after the medals successful passage while Congresswoman Hayworth spoke of her recent, moving trip to Israel.

Community News Continued from Page 71 takingly select what we feel will be the best yeshiva to provide the ideal learning environment for our sons to shteig in learning. Great is the nachas that we de

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Community News Continued from Page 72 him the strength to cope each day. He continued by thanking the lawenforcement community for its extraordinary dedication and compassion that restored our faith i

Sigurd Neubauer Continued from Page 60 the ones launching attacks from the Sinai into Israel that could do the same across the Golan Heights border and it would be very difficult to hold any group acc

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Ten Days Continued from Page 63 who are not fasting should not have sweets, candy, ice cream, or snacks between meals See Mishnah Berurah 5505 and Chayei Adam 1336. If Rosh Hashanah falls on a Thursda

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Septembers March Of Folly Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Barbara Tuchman, in her landmark work The March of Folly, defined folly as the historical recurrence by political leaders adopting policies a

March Of Folly Continued from Page 89 But they knew that any agreement, even one that gave them all of their demands, would require them to recognize Israel as the national homeland of the Jewish Peop

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Killing Asher Palmer Twice BY DAVID WILDER The Palmer family is very special. I dont know many people whose mesirut nefesh for Eretz Yisrael is greater than theirs. They came to Israel about 30 years

Abbas Zaki Claims Recognition Of Israel As Jewish State Will Lead To Mass Expulsion BY SAMUEL SOKOL A senior Fatah official, speaking on panArabic satellite network Al Jazeera this Friday, seemingly r

Fun In The Sun At Cedarhurst Park On Sunday, September 25, the Five Towns came out to enjoy a beautiful day at the 27th Annual Five Towns Community Chest Fair. Families look forward to this fall favor

Sokol Abbas Zaki Continued from Page 95 view, Zaki said that when the ideology of Israel collapses, and we take, at least, Jerusalem, the Israeli ideology will collapse in its entirety, and we will b

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