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See Page 29B See Page 20 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 35 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 14 NO. 8 28 CHESHVAN 5774 NOVEMBER 1, 2013 FROM THE E

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover fourth night of Chanukah. Yossi said that if we had intended to visit Sderot and if we wanted to experience something spectacular, then it was imperative that we

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 10 for families. Since this addition computed on average to a 25 increase in the size of apartments, the government also decided to pick up 25 of the cost of reinforcin

istic, and they form the core of the beit midrash program. But there are also programs on campus for those taking their first steps in the direction of Torah study. There is a program for those return

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover alter our lives and cost a great deal of money. But we are busy with everyday struggles, our jobs, and our personal lives. And President Obama and the people

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GAMBLING Continued from Front Cover So what does that have to do with us and why are rabbis, educators, and rabbinical groups organizing at this late datea few days before the election to rally the co

GAMBLING Continued from Page 25 islation becomes law they will have to rethink the matter of giving counselors days off, during which they visit some of the towns closest to the proposed casinos. Real

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SATMAR BIKUR CHOLIM Continued from Front Cover constructed Regency Condominiums in Lawrence. This is an opportunity to give back to an organization that has provided care, compassion, and generosity t

After seeing the ad for the upcoming event, a woman contacted the Bikur Cholim offices seeking to donate an electric scooter to someone in need. Shortly thereafter, a middleaged woman who has been hom

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TOM SUOZZI Continued from Front Cover Suozzi for Nassau County Executive. I have been apprised of Mr. Suozzis many accomplishments during his tenure as county executive as well as his exciting vision

TOM SUOZZI Continued from Page 29B needs. That is precisely why so many have endorsed him, including Senator Chuck Schumer, Senator Joe Lieberman, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, and Dr. Asher Mansdorf, m

Even Nassaus Republican Comptroller and Manganos running mate George Maragos criticized the budget by saying, among other things, that it improperly allocates funds for propertytax refunds In analyzin

OU Hosts Mangano At Candidate Forum TOM SUOZZI Continued from Page 31 tax obligation from 22.7 to 16.4 making it more affordable for Nassau families to live here. In 2008, Governors Spitzer and Pater

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Questioning Israels Sustainability Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER The recent World Happiness Report, which ranked Israel the 11thhappiest country in the world, was based on data collected from 156 c

For these of our Jewish brethren, whether in Israel, in the United States, or elsewhere, the issue is that even if they are connected to Israel, they are not especially connected to their own Jewishne

Meaningful Brain Activity BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I really feel for scientists. Maybe its because Im a writer, and our fields are kind of similar. For example, I cant just write a book thats already be

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insights on THE TORAH Toldos Generations From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And these are the generations of Yitzchak, son of Avraham. Bereishis 2519 The subject matter of this weeks parashah

Whats Your Motto The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER He found it floating at the top of the basement stairs. A single piece of paper in a plastic cover, it was the only thing that Sandy had left

Dirshus Shabbos Of Chizuk BY CHAIM GOLD It is such good news to hear that hundreds of great talmidei chachamim who have toiled in Torah and acquired a clear, indepth knowledge of Shas, poskim, horaah,

Dirshu Shabbos Continued from Page 45 municating an urgent message to the American Torah community with regard to the difficult situation in Eretz Yisrael. It is something that every serious ben Torah

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Wear And Tear Am Yisrael recently suffered a tragic loss with the passing of Maran HaRav Ovadia Yosef, ztl. The greatest

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than others, so that a sale will eventually be made. There is nothing wrong with a shadchan suggesting to a nevermarried girl the option of dating a divorced guy with kids, keeping strong focus on and

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im writing to you regarding my daughter, who is married with five children. Im very concerned about her situation and dont know if there is anything I can do

work, hes busy giving the kids supper, bathing them, and putting them to sleep. Hes up early packing lunches and making sure everyone gets off to school. What a scene. Hes such an angel that he never

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 53 do not fully separate from their parents and never quite learn how to make their own decisions and navigate life independently and with confidence. Obviously, the type o

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman What If What a pity it is that I missed the boat. I missed a lot of boats. Right now Im dealing with thoughts that come in the form of questions that begin

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 55 All of this is not due entirely to the religious considerations that are associated with the Jewish calendar. Much of the inequity here is due to the fact th

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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

Americas First Chief Rabbi Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM On Sunday, October 13, a large crowd gathered at the first Jewish cemetery in Baltimore, spec

MACHBERES Continued from Page 59 Avraham Bing, Rabbi Eliezer Ehrenreich, ztl 17521841, Wertzberger Rav and author of Zichron Avraham. Rabbi Bing studied together with Rabbi Moshe Sofer, Rabbi Eliezer

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MACHBERES Continued from Page 60 kehillah. Realizing the futility of his efforts, he elected to emigrate to America, where he sought to perpetuate the inestimable legacy of Torah scholarship of his an

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Rules For Temple Tools Is a Jewish household allowed to have a metal table Thats a ridiculous question, right What could possibly be the problem But the Gema

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 63 sisting of five, six, or eight branches. The Gemara further states that one may not make a sevenbranch candelabra, even if it is made not of gold but of anothe

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 65 To further complicate matters, the Bechor Shor himself holds that a sevenbranch menorah may not be manufactured even if it would not be valid in the Beis HaMik

Pesach In Israel With Family Simone Wruble lives in Teaneck, NJ. She has run a wedding and bar mitzvahinvitation business there for 17 years. Like most people, each year she celebrates Pesach with fam

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS New Play Kitchen Donated To Cahal Kindergarten The Cahal kindergarten class at the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County in West Hempstead has a new kitchen. No, they will not be doing

that in an early childhood program is a vital tool to be used for socialization, language development, and play skills. At the presentation of the kitchen, Mrs. Harris thanked the Schnalls for their d

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 described many of the schools extracurricular programs. The menahel, Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe, addressed the crowd in the expansive beis midrash. He explaine

in which it excels. MAY is uniquely outstanding in that it excels in limudei kodesh, limudei chol, and extracurricular activities, and its relatively small size facilitates the extra attention that he

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 tion of Secondary Schools. On Wednesday night, DRS inducted 29 students into the chapter. These students were selected for admission for having a minimum o

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71A unique and individualized educational opportunities that HAFTR has to offer both in general and Judaic studies. institution. Parents spent the remainder

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Jewish Academy Dedicates Community Menorah PHOTO BY STAN MEHLMAN PHOTOGRAPHY AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 72 from the crowd. In an institution like Rambam, where talmidim are comfortable

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ When I want to buy new equipment for my office or develop a new website, I study the cost, because Im spending my money. Our president apparently doesnt care about

A petting zoo at YCQ for Parashas Noach which will include a session on YCQs Hebrew immersion program. The children will enjoy interactive lessons with YCQs kindergarten staff. YCQ features smartboar

News From The Hills Continued from Page 79 ester Electrical Building, Parsons Boulevard and Jewel Avenue. Sponsored by Rabbi Marshall Korn, Rabbi Dr. Aron and Margie Glatt, Mr. Reuben and Karen Zimirl

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Year In Israel Continued from Page 80 and all of the other Patriarchs and Matriarchs. After quick inquiry, the answer seemed obvious. I was standing in the area of the Mearat Hamachpelah reserved for

Jamie Geller Launches Joy Of Kosher Cookbook BY SHOSHANA BERNSTEIN Mix together food, friends, fun, and a fabulous new cookbook, and youve got the perfect recipe for a great night out Jamie Gellers ne

Joy Of Kosher Continued from Page 89 each, and they were all amazing Delicious but not too sweet, an awesome combination of savory and spicy, with the yin and yang of crunchy and soft it was a taste b

Dont Blame High Taxes On Us Dear Neighbors, As property tax representatives for over twenty years, we feel we have been unfairly targeted as the cause of an increase in school tax rates. We are reachi

letters to THE EDITOR Mangano Clarifies Use Of OU Name Dear Editor, Friends of Ed Mangano wishes to clarify the following facts with regard to paid advertisements placed recently in the Five Towns Jew

Marathon was moved from October to early November, a switch made by Fred Lebow, the late President of the NY Road Runners Club, at the request of the minyan, to avoid a conflict with Simchas Torah tha

The JCCRP Legislative Breakfast A Morning Of Hakaras Hatov On October 27, as the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approached, the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula held a Legislat

Unity And Gratitude Thousands Turn Out For Achiezer Event It was the event of a lifetime. In the 60 plus years that Ive been living here, never have I seen a rabbinic turnout like this nor did I think

Community News Continued from Page 93 ing teens from all segments of the Jewish community. Our place is everyones place, said Schmeltzer. We can all use a warm place like Our Place. Participants were

Ben Weinstock Benjamin M. Lawsky Radni Davoodi Irvin Brum James Woolsey State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who will share his insights on religious rights and economic justice and Benjamin

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