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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover The Palestinians, led by their unelected leader Mahmoud Abbas, will be at the White House over the next few weeks. You can rest assured that while he might b

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 7 A few weeks ago in this space, I wrote that it was prudent of Israel not to urge the U.S. or President Trump to speed up the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel fr

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 with their desire for independence in a sensible and pragmatic fashion. The proPalestine Hollywood crowd, made up of those who have no idea why they favor socalle


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Greenblatt Continued from Page 10 one alter ones rhetoric and see things differently. On the campaign trail, Trump and his associates could talk about moving the embassy to Jerusalem, about a historic

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover but glorious. I still can recall a Purim that took place at the end of February when the outdoor temperature reached 72 degrees. Where did days like that go Thos

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 kitchen okay, sorry, but I have to say itmostly by the women detracts from the celebration and it becomes an intensive, constant chore. When Pesach is properly done

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover muchliked sable. The other bris is simplerthe kind that has tuna and egg salad, assorted rolls, and danishes. Both types have fresh bagels, orange juice, an

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 19 grasp it in a manner that they can cut the inner orlah as well, even without the aid of a hemostat. Physical differences. The physical differences between the o

In her reflections, different scenes of her husband and her son follow one another. Here shes still a newly married young woman at her fathers home in Nikaliev, where she lived with her husband until

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MOTHERS NACHAS Continued from Page 21 In the same sentence, the Rebbetzin goes back to talking about her son, drawing a parallel between the integrity and piety of both of them. When the Rebbetzin tal

Yeshiva Gedolah Celebrates 14th Anniversary Dinner There was a sense of excitement throughout the crowded halls of The Sands, where the Yeshiva Gedolah of the Five Towns held its 14th anniversary dinn

Presentation to Guest of Honor Rabbi Jeremy Fine Presentation to Harbotzas Torah awardee Rabbi Meir Yehuda Kotowitz segment, spoke about the growth of the yeshiva since he first moved in, and the cl

Aging In Place BY DEBBIE GINSBERG Do you remember how you felt when you were 29 and turning 30, knowing you were leaving your freespirited twenties behind When you reached the other side of 30, you ha

Beware Of Jews Sign Found In London BY TAMARA ZIEVE A warning sign featuring a Jew that appeared in Stamford Hill, a London area thats home to a large Orthodox Jewish community, has been branded as di

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman KneeJerk Reaction The U.S. Soccer Federation now prohibits players from kneeling during the singing of our national anthem. It took a few months for the mem

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 30 Jewish, I would not assume the position, because my knees just aint what they used to be They were never good, but now they are worse than ever. It would hur

It is imperative that you spend time with your children discussing various scenarios that they may encounter on social media. If your children dont know someone, they should not allow them access to v

RAA Observes Yahrzeit Of Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum, Over 150 rabbanim, family members, and friends joined the Rabbinical Alliance of AmericaIgud HaRabbonim at The Bridge on Flatbush Avenue on Sunday,

talk, he walked the walked, he added. Recalling the many trips he took to Eretz Yisrael with Rabbi Tannenbaum, Assemblyman Hikind said, Whether it was lethal rockets raining down in the north of Israe

Keitzad Merakdim Continued from Page 35 On the other hand, I dont have the guts to get up in middle of the circle and do my thing. Also, I dont have a thing. My thing is, at best, standup comedy. Whic

whoever spends all that time making those signs doesnt want to just make one big sign, because when theyre not using the signs for this, they use it to spell other things. Like they could extend the b

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Too Late Im going on vacation tomorrow, Barry said to his friend Saul. Im worried about leaving my motorized bike in the

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 38 len funds to tzorchei tzibbur Similarly, I owe one of my suppliers money but dont have a record of which supplier it is. Should I donate that money to tzorchei

insights on THE TORAH Ki Sissa Picking Up The Pieces From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Its too late . . . Im too far gone . . . Itll never be the same . . . How many times have we heard those

noon. After they leave, it takes me a couple of days to get myself and my house back in order. Its not easy, and it takes a lot of energy. I have a job, and Monday morning Ive got to get right back in

her, though in a very different way. So you can lose the guilt Regarding restructuring what you want your Shabbosos to look like, first you need to decide whether you want to completely stop hosting R

Question I started dating not too long ago. Baruch Hashem things are going well, and I am getting very good suggestions, mostly from friends and also from a few shadchanim. The problem is that girls e

And that brings me to your false assumption that the betterquality girls get married when they are younger. That is so far away from reality. On the contrary, girls who are a bit older have in many ca

Gershon Veroba Continued from Page 45 Seamlessly introducing sounds and styles as he records, produces, and performs throughout the global Jewish community, Gershon continues to be the industrys gold

Kranczer, the talented young composer who has achieved celebrity status since the albums release. He has enjoyed affiliations and managed to forge strong connections with many very pivotal personaliti

Being A Financial Caregiver PROVIDED BY AVI ASHKENAZY If you are the adult child of aging parents, you may find yourself in the position of someday having to assist them with handling their finances.

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Watching Winter By the time this article goes to print, whatever is about to happen Monday night will have passed, and we will either have had a bli

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Men Of Action BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Mideastern sesame snack 6. Great Talmudic Rav 10. Notable podium 14. Youre in for treat 15. Like most models 16. HaBa,

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Living With AntiSemitism In America Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER The clamor from American Jews and the Jewish organizations that represent them as they demand that President Trump take action to e

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HANCs Bar Mitzvah Program Is One For The Ages On March 5, the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County Middle School held a fantastic bar mitzvah program. The day began with a beautiful davening. Netanel Stern

No Waffling About Chametz Im going to starve Every year I say this, and every year, the month before Pesach is what I call the 28day carb diet. Two weeks before Purim, I start getting panicky. Not onl

MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 59 metz Theres got to be a better solution. And I honestly dont have it. Except to rent a freezer and stock up I hope this is a helpful headsup to take note of what your

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Sephardic Synagogue Continued from Page 60 ning this for yearsits finally happening, said Mitch Ozeri, the shuls president and MC of the soldout evening. women of the kehillah to their weekly seudah

Sephardic Synagogue Continued from Page 65 it was the educational documentary style that kept all engagedalong with the humor. The film also featured drone shots of Cedarhurst, showing where the new s

A Healthy Passover MustHave That Cant Be Beet Natures nutritional powerhouse is now vacuumpacked and ready to sweeten any occasion. Kosher for Passover and all year long, Gefens organic beets are cook

Orthodox Girls Find Their Performance Spotlight At Camp Maor BY SIMI LICHTMAN Gillian Herszage spends 48 weeks a year away from her best friends. As a ninthgrader from Columbus, Ohio, Gillian had spen

This year, the performance was The Wizard of Oz, says Kahn, who makes sure that the production connects to a theme that carries through the full month of camp. The theme this year was the power within

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 69 She was deported from Romania with her young sisters and was forced to march 200 miles through Ukraine in inhumane conditions. Most of her fellow Jews perish

ingful experiences, said Mrs. Bergman. Mrs. Reisbaum added, Reaching out to the Jewish community with chesed is a vital part of what our girls learn, using math as a tool to extend this idea. Mrs. Rah

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 73 ates themselves, performed an interactive show of the Purim story. The students were excited to be able to participate by answering questions posed by the pu

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March Madness HAFTR Middle School would like to acknowledge and congratulate its champion basketball teams6th grade girls team and coach Jelleah Sidney, the girls varsity team and coach Neil Wiener, a

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 76 led the way for Flatbush with 17 points, and Abie Saada had 9 points. Varsity Playoffs The Heschel Heat, after opening a 17point lead after three quarters, saw th

JV Hockey Playoffs Frisch Advances to Finals for 2nd Year. In a rematch of last years championship, and an earlyseason matchup which ended in a tie, Frisch took the long trip out to Long Island for wh

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 79 with inconsistent play, featuring a plethora of turnovers by both teams. The chaos was caused by poor passes, miscommunications, and likely the high tensions that

Rambam sports columnists Itai Eliach What was your connection to Judaism like growing up Zack Rosen Growing up, I was raised Conservativeish. We only got together for the main holidays Rosh Hashanah,

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 81 GH Where in Israel do you live What do you do for a living ZR I live in Yerushalayim Im actually getting married in three weeks. I saved a lot of my money from pla

tions, these Rambam students decided to do their share to add an extra boost of limud haTorah to the world on this tremendously auspicious day. Almost eight years ago, Habachur hachashuv Yeshaya Dov E

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 83 noshed on cotton candy and popcorn, it was evident that a great time was had by each attendee Sensational Shulamith Science Fair. Excitement filled the hal

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 84 and Wisnicki and Associates. A full listing of all sponsors can be found on We are thrilled to have once again partnered with Madraigos in

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 86 done without the monumental efforts of a few select leaders who are being recognized at the legislative breakfast. The breakfast will be taking place at th

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 90 RNSP Report Vandalism. On Monday, February 13, at about 245 a.m., a group of males kicked off mirrors and otherwise vandalized several vehicles parked on

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 97 were donated by the teachers in the form of fun, cool, special privileges for example, 10 points extra credit on Morah Hakimians test, a game of basketball

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Schooled On The Competition The Five Towns area has been blessed with wonderful schools. Recently it was announced that possibly two new boys elementary scho

Kaminsky Supports AntiBDS Legislation State Senator Todd Kaminsky spoke on the Senate floor in favor of legislation he has cosponsored to combat the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions BDS movement. Among

Numerous issues including the alarming rise in antiSemitic incidents, religious liberties, school choice possibilities, and Israels safety and security are frontandcenter on the Jewish communal list o

POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 101 Assembly Members Call On Visa MasterCard To Abandon Merchants Of Hate New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind D, Brooklyn was joined by nearly 40 Assembly mem

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Central Sweeps Model Congress At this years yeshivawide Model Congress, Yeshiva University High School for Girls took home a whopping 11 awards, the most of any school present. Winning Best Delegate i

Aaron Rumpler and Ms. Klavan, the two site coordinators, trained a team of 17 students to prepare returns using IRSapproved software. The students will serve more than 300 clients, preparing their tax

Community News Continued from Page 105 effort by any local community charity, raising 207.6 million in 2016. UJAFederation was established in 1917, when a group of Jewish community leaders, determined

thorough investigation of any potentially relevant factors would be necessary in order to ensure that any link to cancer found is actually the result of wood smoke and not other factors, such as the l

IDF Celebrates 18th Anniversary Of First Chareidi Battalion This week marked 18 years to the founding of the first chareidi combat battalion. Eighteen is the numerical equivalent of the Hebrew word ch

of Israel from across the country and Diaspora. Nachal Chareidi is a model and paradigm for many other recruitment projects in the IDF. I am proud to command this battalion which today spearheads coun

Intel Plans 15 Billion Acquisition Of Israels Mobileye BY SHARON UDASIN Intels 15 billion plans to acquire Jerusalems Mobileye not only demonstrate the companys belief in Israeli innovation, but also

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