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THE DAY AFTER Continued from Front Cover with kindness and to give us a sweet year. Something new has taken place in our synagogue. Tears have been replaced by joyous singing and clapping. The first t

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover As the Hebrew months of Elul and Tishrei arrive on our calendar, our gaze and thought process turn upward and eastward. We look up to the heavens and beseech

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 8 tional Jews also said that it was important. Perhaps one of the most telling answers was in response to the query about whether there was interest in establishing

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FEATURES The Afterlife Dr. Bernie Kastner 41 42 76 104 88 90 99 44 66 47 87 56 58 46 64 52 54 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community N

The heavens and the earth Bereishis 11 The School of Shammai says First the heavens were created, and then the earth, as it is written, In the beginning Gd created the heavens and the earth. The Schoo

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 the Supreme Muslim Council, ordered the Israeli flag that was flying over Har HaBayit taken down, and handed over authority on the Temple Mount to the Waqf. Admi

The Temple Mount is in our hands. Soldiers who knew little or nothing of Jewish texts cried and danced with joy. What was that really all about If we just ignore it and act as if it has nothing to do

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SHOFAR AND THE WALL Continued from Page 15 What for Ill blow. What are you talking about Dont you see the police Ill blow. The rabbi abruptly turned away from me, but not before he cast a glance at th

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FIRST COMPLAINT Continued from Front Cover in Bereishis, which Jews the world over will be focused on soon as we begin the public reading of the Written Torah anew, what Adam said was The woman whom Y

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Israel Receives FirstEver Etrog Shipment From Morocco Israel has received its firstever shipment of etrogim from Morocco ahead of the Sukkot holiday, the Jerusalem Post reported. According to biblical

to why that is, and the Talmud in Tractate Sukkah explores the issue as well. From our mundane perspective, the lulav is the greatest in size, stands tallest, and dominates in a sense that entire hort

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 33 mental factors, our arteries react differently. If your blood flow is determined to need improvement, there are various simple and manageable ways to address that si

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SIMCHAS HACHAYIM Continued from Front Cover be swept up with his infectious smile and simchas hachayim. I dont believe one week would go by in the more than a decade that I knew him that he wouldnt bu

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Health Is Supreme, Part 2 BY DR. BERNIE KASTNER Editors note In last weeks issue, the author shared some thoughts on his experience after recent back surgery and the various difficulties and challenge

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Infected Rabbi Dayan welcomed Mr. Mann and Mr. Wolf into his office. What brings you here he asked them. Mr. Wolf sent m

At first glance, it seems that a child may not serve as his fathers agent to sell hadassim since, as a rule, children may not serve as agents C.M. 1882. Upon further analysis, however, there is no iss

riageminded older guys who stipulate that they want to be introduced only to much younger women. Factors for such requirements might include an attraction to younger women, as in your case, or the not

woman is accurate, without any embellishment, I am comfortable in encouraging you to cautiously go forward. But before you propose to her, enlist the help of your family to find out more about her bac

Three Circles, One Photographer Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO Sometimes everything is going rightbut no one knows it Here I am in the center of the womens dancing, covering all three circles. The brides

Sukkos A Time Of Aliyah LRegel Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN One aspect of Sukkos is the mitzvah of aliyah lregel. Three times a year, including on Sukkos, the Jewish nation visited the Beis

Halachic Musings Continued from Page 47 The Gemara cites Rabbi Yehoshua ben Chananyah Sukkah 53a whose words bear out that the simcha, the joy, was so captivating that no one slept in a bed on Sukkos.

Magen Avraham, writes that we should wait until the very last moment, midnight, just as on Pesach The Mishnah Berurah, however, rules in accordance with other authorities that the waiting time has not

Halachic Musings Continued from Page 49 hadassim. The mitzvah dOraisa is to take ones own arbaah minim in the hand on the first day of Sukkos. Women are not obligated in this mitzvah but receive schar

permitted by the Torah to cook on yom tov for Shabbos. Why was it permitted There is an argument found in the Gemara about this very point. Rabbah said that it was permitted because you never know whe

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Getting To Know Modiin The yomim tovim, as we all know, started earlier than usual this yearliterally right after Labor Day. While all the school mo

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Why Does It Have To Bee Now As soon as Rosh Hashanah draws near, something happens to the bee population on the South Shore of Long Island. Its an annual ph

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Living Jewish History The Munkacser Sukkah Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Several sukkahs around the world have earned recognition for their exceptiona

ently, approximately 120 Jews live in Corfu. The shul is on Velissariou Street in the old city. Harlau, Romania 1800s. Of the five synagogues that were in Harlau, one was the Groose Shul Big Synagogue

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, When I saw Meri at a wedding two years ago, I couldnt believe my eyes. I thought she was the most beautiful woman I had ever seen in my life. Looking back, I

and Blists certainly doesnt resonate for me, but perhaps what your mother was trying to say is that you needed to consider how you might feel down the road, when the romance and excitement has dwindle

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Machberes Does your Tax and Accounting professional provide investments, insurance, 401K, and IRA services Does your Financial Planner provide CPA accounting and tax services Continued from Page 57 s

photographs with the Rebbe. Having always had an intense interest in older shuls, the Rebbe asks a myriad of pointed questions, with a focus on whether the shuls continue to maintain traditional Torah

5TJT Puzzle Whats Hanging BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Local HS 4. Boxer 9. Chase, Martin, or Short in 1986 14. Columns counterpart 15. Texas shrine, with the 16. Kind of energy 17. Amaze 18. Whats hanging

Fairy Lice Mothers Happily Ever After Carol Gilbert Discusses The Facts Of Lice BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Homes and schools dont get lice people do. Head lice are human parasites and require human blo

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Fresh Fish With all the meals that we have to make for the coming holidays, its nice to have some dishes that we dont have to really cook and prepare in advance. Just some

Fairy Lice Mothers Continued from Page 65 so much We really appreciate everything youve done for us Most clients express the same reaction. They tell us they get peace of mind and that it is money wel

Diabetes Of The Brain How Your Diet Affects Your Brain BY DR. BO ROSENBLAT CHIEF PHYSICIAN FOR DR. BOS DIET Youve heard it from your dentist sugary drinks and junk food will rot your teeth. Your prim

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Dirshu Chizuk LLomdei Torah, November 810 BY CHAIM GOLD In approximately two months, Dirshu will hold its second annual Shabbos chizuk llomdei Torah, Shabbos Vayeitzei, November 810. The Shabbos will

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Open, open your hand to him . . . Devarim 158 Rabbi Elazar would give a coin to a pauper, and only then would he pray. Talmud, Bava Basra 10a Ten powerful things were created in the world mountains ar

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MISCELLANEOUS Yeshiva of South Shore has some membership openings in its burial society. By purchasing an individual, couple or family membership, you will be ensured of select plots in one of several

SIMCHAS HACHAYIM Continued from Page 36 we reduce our level of simcha. Now we know that the yetzer hara works very diligently to have us do aveiros, and to violate every mitzvah in the Torah. So why d

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Shuvu Kiruv Conference For New School Year In the midst of the preparatory days for school, the entire staff of the Shuvu network of schools in Eretz Yisraelhundreds of teachers, principals, school ki

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Shuvu Conference Continued from Page 82 Divrei berachah for the New Year were heard from Rav Yehuda Silman, shlita, who serves on Shuvus hanhallah ruchanit and as Shuvus posek. Rav Silman told the tea

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Learning What Cant Be Taught The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER True story Mrs. R was sitting in the audience as her husband, renowned educator Rabbi R initials changed was lecturing to a large,

Job Hunter Continued from Page 87 pying the corner office, it makes a lot of sense. I am quite aware that there are people that see reading secular subjects as a religious issue. And some people dont

mination of all the children of these schools and yeshivos having completed sefer Tehillim and we will all express our gratitude to Hashem for these open miracles that our community experienced. Furth

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 library and multisensory center for the entire family, invites the community to join in their inaugural breakfast, Sunday, October 13, 9 Cheshvan, at 930 a

being called on to invoke rachamei Shamayim. They were no doubt children but for a few hours, they felt as if they were the emissaries of an entire Klal Yisrael. Brooklyn Chol HaMoed Extravaganza In

Community News Continued from Page 91 Masbia Dishes Out Tzimmes To The Capitol, With A Message Masbia Soup Kitchens chef and senior staff served tzimmes at the Capitol a day before Yom Kippur as part

ant YomKippurhaftarahmessage from Isaiah 58 about what constitutes a meaningful fast. There we learn that Gd values more a fast that comes with sharing food with the hungry. This year during the High

Community News Continued from Page 93 their respective field personnel about the upcoming Sukkos holiday and the increased level of travel by persons of the Jewish faith, many of whom will be carrying

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Community News Continued from Page 94 realize that individual backpacks and the items within them will not alone guarantee that we will flourish in the future. However, the increasing numbers of compe

For more information about Bais Yaakov Ateres Miriam or to schedule an interview for registration, please call the office at 7188683232. New Chesed Organization Takes SpecialNeeds Teens On Amazing T

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 97 was able to go to CocaCola World for no charge. After Atlanta, the group was treated to some authentic Southern hospitality courtesy of the wonderful Jewis

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow No Losses From Tzedakah The Gemara Pesachim 87b records a conversation that Hashem had with Hoshea HaNavi that is not mentioned at all in Tanach. Tosfos and

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 99 mitzvah. The money may simply be stolen from him, for example. The Gemara proceeds to relate an incident in which Rebbe Yochanan Ben Zakai saw in a dream that

A Trip To Legoland B Y 5 TJ T S TA F F When I told my childrenages three to tenthat we were going to visit the brand new Legoland Discovery Center in Westchester, they were very excited. I was excited

A Long Walk BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Its not easy to come up with places to go for chol hamoed. But if you dont think about it beforehand, nine times out of ten youre going to end up at the zoo. Or on a

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A Long Walk Continued from Page 104 you coming. Basically, a museum is a zoo for inanimate objects, and its where you go if you enjoy looking at the back of peoples heads while theyre feigning interes

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