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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover of some communities. One of the more intriguing elections took place in our own extended backyard in Boro Park, where veteran Assemblyman Dov Hikind seemed to ha

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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 29 80 35 87 26 57 45 44 1, 41 32 36 38 93 16 30 62 59 47 48 39 34 50 67 63 Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Around Th

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 6 and more recently during this past summers Gaza war when he traveled to Israel and stayed in Beer Sheva, where Hamas rockets were falling on a regular basis. I did no

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 14 the mayors political philosophies, but that doesnt mean they cannot work together on other areas of mutual concern that benefit the city. On President Obama and his

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Har HaBayit is the socalled end game. We all believe in thator at least most of us reading this essay do. But if that is the goal, then how do we relate to i

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 17 Yehuda Glick, who was shot four times in his upper body as he stood outside the Begin Center in Jerusalem two weeks ago. Glick is recovering, but this week is in

ened there. Others, today, perhaps the majority, believe that it is either not permitted or that we are just better off not dabbling in the matter. There is no question that our lack of fortitude when

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover some 1,500 attendees at Almog Shilonis funeral the other day at Har Herzl as, once again, the terrorists and those who incite them add more names to

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Community News From Around The World A Free Year In Israel Yeshivat Migdal Hatorah, now in its second year in Modiin, Israel, has launched a new initiative to award a years free tuition to one lucky h

YUHSG student with her coding project model for computerscience education. Club members will benefit from the mentorship of female engineers and entrepreneurs as they explore robotics, Web design, an

Community News Continued from Page 27 Ohel And Boro Park Lumber Receive NYS Award Works for Me, a program of the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities OPWDD has announced that Boro Park Lu

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Hard To Be Away Its that time of year again. Every year, after the chagim, I along with about 100 others spend a couple of weeks in the U.S. on tour, reaching out

Davening For The Vizhnitzer Rebbe Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM A prayer mission was organized to travel to Europe and pray at the eternal resting pla

ech Weissblum, ztl 17171787, Lizjensker Rebbe and beloved author of Noam Elimelech. En route, the Vizhnitz Kiamesha Lake Rav spoke inspirationally. In response, when the group alighted at the kever of

Machberes Continued from Page 31 led by Berl Gross of Monsey, and the Yerushalayim Vizhnitzer Rav conducted Kabbalas Shabbos. Lecha Dodi was sung with its special yom tov niggun, and after davening, s

Spiritual Tech Support At Ateres Yaakov Rabbi Nechemia Gottleib from T.A.G. the Technology Awareness Group spoke with the bachurim and yungerleit of Yeshiva Gedolah Ateres Yaakov about the challenges

Hawks Defeat Stars To Secure Cooper Championship The 6thseeded HAFTR Hawks defeated the topseeded NSHA Stars in the Tier I championship game of the 2014 Cooper Invitational tournament in Memphis, Tenn

Weekday Zemiros BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER My wife and I bought a CD of Shabbos zemiros. To listen to during the week, apparently. Zemiros. Theyre not just for Shabbos anymore. The reason we bought a CD i

Weekday Zemiros Continued from Page 35 following along. Its Oid Yishama I thought it was Oiz Yishama Of course, one can just as easily ask why we have Shabbos zemiros in the glove compartment of our c

tells me that they have had a good marriage. That, to me, is more telling than the mushy swooning of the newlyweds. As exciting as it is, their love may still be in the infatuation stage. Yet untested

insights on THE TORAH Growing Old A Torah Perspective On Retirement The Torah considers old age a virtue and a blessing. Throughout the Torah, old zakein is synonymous with wise the Torah commands us

Finally, as he enters his twilight years, he puts his period of real achievement behind him he has worked hard all his life, so he now ought to settle down and enjoy the fruits of his labors. If the c

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 39 unproductive recipient of education, and hell grow despondent and rebellious. For the child, too, is alive, and therefore craves achievement from the moment of

Rulings Of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, Part 3 Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN One of our most revered Torah sages of the last century was Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, ztl, of Jerusalem. We are c

Halachic Musings Continued from Page 41 silent and remains attentive to the Kedushah with the shaliach tzibbur. 38. If one is reciting Shemoneh Esreih and the shaliach tzibbur begins the recitation of

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Make A Healthier Pie There is something heartwarming and nostalgic about a homemade pie. Whether a tart crisp apple pie or a smooth spiced pumpkin pie, there are varieties

tinuing relationship is something that needs to be outlawed. Nowadays, when a shidduch is suggested to a boy, the girl oftentimes has no clue about what is going on behind the scenes. But she does fin

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 45 Aside from increasing the opportunities for finding ones bashert, saying yes to going out with more than one person is a healthier choice. There is less pressure to

5TJT Puzzle Play Things BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Chicago quadruped 5. Highspeed Internet inits. 8. Tribal toy 13. Broadway play based on a movie 14. Sephardim have it on Pesach 15. Parts of the day 16.

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Apps We Definitely Need One of the most frustrating experiences that we all have on a daily basis is parking. When going to work, shopping, attendin

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman That Time Of Year This is the time of year when we get to live with a blighted local landscape, due to the many VOTE FOR signs that every candidate for off

them deserve one. Why my garbage collectors expect anything from me I have no idea. I also do not care. They will get nothing from me. We refer to what we give as a gift, but it is not a tie, a scarf,

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 34 throws for the Tigers, but a buzzer beating three by Elliot Saka made it 136 Hillel at the end of the first quarter. The Heat came out firing to start the second q

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 54 MDY defeats Rambam 5024. Joey levy leads MDY with 10 points. Next up for MDY, Monday night at home vs. YDE. MDY is now 21 in league play and 52 overall. The Hesche

Ben David gets recognized by the Skyline Conference for the second year in a row. After making second team All Skyline last year, Ben David earns a spot on the first team after producing 14 goals and

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 57 He reasoned that now there is only one party to deal with. He definitely had a path in one of the fields surrounding his, and now the conglomerate owns the fie

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ My husband and I feel fortunate to be working this year on the BetEl dinner with such a dynamic, devoted and sincere group of people like Eugen Gluck, Sherman and

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 59 Anchors Aweigh Chesed Breakout Ahoy On Tuesday, October 28, the Shevach Chesed Cruise set sail with a blast of song and much excitement in the air. The high

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My brother Joe and I have always been close. He is a yearandahalf older than I am. Besides being my best friend, Joe always protected me from our abusive fath

Dear Feeling Abandoned, Its easy to see how you are feeling devastated right now. You feel as though you are losing not just a brother, but also a best friend, the third musketeer, someone who truly g

News From The Hills Continued from Page 61 since 2006. Chazaq sponsors communitywide shiurim, lectures, publications, and much more. The councilman pointed out that Chazaq has helped young people stay

Message Of Gedolei Yisrael Learn Mishnah Berurah Every Day Members of Dirshus administration, led by Rav Dovid Hofstedter, recently visited the homes of a number of senior gedolei Yisrael to further p

Dirshu Continued from Page 65 can save himself from transgressing thousands of issurim. If we combine the aggregate number of daf hayomi bhalacha members, we realize that the program has prevented hun

The Palestinians Will Lose Jerusalem Too Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Legend has it that Napoleon visited a synagogue in Russia on Tishah BAv. Noticing the lamentations and expressions of mourning

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Tidbits From Israel Continued from Page 67 Hamas terror organization are actively supporting a third terror campaign starting in Jerusalem. For this same reason thousands of missiles rained down on Is

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Community News Continued from Page 28 deliver the best solutions for healthcare benefits, financial benefits, claims audits, pharmacy benefits management, and additional benefits initiatives. With Ko

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Community News Continued from Page 71 suites. Sunbathers can relax poolside at one of four heated, infinityedged pools or claim a lounge chair on the beach. For the ski buffs or those who like to sit

PREPARE THE FUTURE Continued from Front Cover We read this week that Hashem blessed Abraham with everything. Rashi asks how we define the word bakol, everything. He writes that the word bakol is numer

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PREPARE THE FUTURE Continued from Page 75 world to provide rabbis and educators in the Diaspora, absorb and encourage aliyah, and ensure that these issues are not left to outside influences. age, pai

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 77 missive view of Rav Feinstein on the topic. And while most readers of this article are not Skver chassidim, the halachic publication of the Skver Rebbes kolleli

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Munkacser Rebbe To Visit Five Towns It is with great anticipation that residents of the Five Towns look forward once again to the annual breakfast in benefit of the Munkacser mosdos. The esteemed Munk

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS DRS Annual Shabbaton Recap At the highly anticipated annual DRS schoolwide Shabbaton, sophomores, juniors, and seniors, accompanied by their rebbeim and their families, spent the

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 SNL In Belle Harbor SNLSaturday Night Learningis an exciting weekly program that takes place at Mercaz Hatorah of Belle Harbor, 512 Beach 129th Street. Ru

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 88 to conduct interactive, funfilled lessons with their children, which included working on skills such as onetoone correspondence as the children dragged F

Grand Inaugurations At Yeshiva Zichron Aryeh Just two years after Hurricane Sandy devastated the community, displacing Yeshiva Zichron Aryeh from its former home in the Agudah of Bayswater, the yeshiv

Honoring Bet El, A Modern Miracle BY JEROME DIKOWITZ Its time for all in the United States to join together and support Israel. I have been to the Promised Land nearly 30 times over the past 41 years

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 90 How will MAY help a student who does not yet have good writing skills A parent panelist noted, MAY has adapted the curriculum to assign frequent essays and

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