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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover ed the last such event seven and a half years ago at Madison Square Garden, I had what to contrast with last weeks epic and impressive event. From the moment I e

HEARTFELT AND JOYFUL SONGS COMPOSED IN HONOR OF THE DIRSHU WORLD SIYUM FEATURING Shlomo Daskal Isaac Honig Yirmiya Damen Avrumi Roth Shira Chadasha Choir Dirshu WORLD SIYUM ARRANGED BY Moshe Mona R

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 6 The fact is that I lugged a raincoat into the stadium although I felt that I had somewhat compromised my faith that it would not rain. At one point that afternoon I e

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover 3 a number of halachic sheeilos were posed to rabbis as to whether there is an obligation to reverse the sale, since it was due to a mistake. Below we find

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 9 An auction. There is another argument, although perhaps not a strong one, that the laws of onaah do not apply to an auction. Rabbi Yoseph Shaul Nathanson, author

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 10 4. So they can circumvent the law and raise the fares on routes where fare increases still need some sort of outside approval. In the United States itself, dome

What Makes Jewish Dating So Hard ABOUT ME Im the Perfect Jewish man A good looking doctor, funny, smart, and humble. What more do you need Tweaking Daf Yomi BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN This article may get

were to do two blatt a day, the 2,711 pages would take three years and eight and a half months. But best of all, if a person adopted these two tweaks, after less than one year 356 days to be exact, he

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HEAVEN ON EARTH Continued from Front Cover is Heaven on Earth. The rosh yeshiva then instructed us to treat the streets of Yerushalayim, each step rich with the history of our ancestors, with reverenc

from the aron kodesh and placed onto the ground, and all would gather around it and mourn and cry for the Torah itself. Seeing the levayah, watching the holy body of Rav Elyashiv, ztl, wrapped in his

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover ed about whom to support. More than a few believed that Texas Governor Rick Perry was the man to back. Others were certain that former Speaker of the House N

derstands that a large segment of the American Jewish population is just avidly liberal and will always identify themselves with Democratic candidates. The objective here is to have some impact on the

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover from Baltimore who arrived home from the siyum at 523 a.m., grabbed his tefillin, ran to shul, and gave the daf shiur at 530 Maybe it was the 19yearo

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Fulfillment Phyllis, come over here quick a swim instructor calls after she gets my attention. Whats going on Did you see Sophie She made it across the fiv

letters to THE EDITOR Running For Life Dear Friends, In November 2001, my wife Robin and I were told that our son Jonah, who was then eight years old, had cancer. Through the grace of Hashem, and with

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Community News From Around The World Jewish Heritage Tour Of Mystical Morocco, August 1928 See Morocco, as you have never seen it before. You can still join Jewish Heritage Tours, the most successful

ways inspirational Rabbi Label Lam. Rabbi Lams lectures are woven with his rich life experience, a profound wit, and an infectious love for Klal Yisrael. A renowned orator, Rabbi Lam has been captivat

Community News Continued from Page 25 the time of their life so that parents can rest and relax or take advantage of the shiurim and lectures offered. This years JHC Rosh Hashanah retreat will take pl

Sun. Sept. 16 Tue. Sept. 18, 2012 Stamford Plaza, S TA M F OR D , C T Gateways Renowned Speakers Director of Education, Ohr Naava Retreat Features etreat eature t e a Connections This Gateways in

Community News Continued from Page 26 at the siyum was a testimony to the achdus amongst Klal Yisrael, and a recognition of the incredible abilities of all. part of our daily routine. The BowlforOhe

Dirshu Visits Gedolim Early Intervention Services For children birth 3 years with special needs. Services Provided Evaluations Feeding Therapy Special Education Nutrition Counseling Service Coordin

Playing Ball At Avnet PHOTOS BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS As the Avnet Country Day School Woodmere Campus softball season heads towards the playoffs, the teams thank their sponsors for making the season a

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen personally. Finally I decide to surrender and ask, What does WCDE stand for and what business is it that you are in Naturally, this is what whoever

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz As the Medicaid and Medicare g , reduction debate rages, Summer Foods On A Stick Eating foods on a stick is just more fun, no matter what youre eating. And when its summe

Them Or Me BY RABBI Y Y RUBINSTEIN DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, OHR NAAVA The starting point for any investigation of antiSemitism should not be Why does this obviously irrational belief appeal to other pe

commentators have said Jews are parasitic. Shock and horror No, wait, everyoneits all right. It wasnt that Jews are parasitic, its chareidi Jews who are parasitic. Phew Sigh of relief. The tragic and

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Ethics Of Our Fathers My Rebbe, HaGaon Rav Henoch Leibowitz, ztl, would commonly say that the most powerful mussar lessons come directly from Chazal themselv

lice. In addition, Moshe warned Pharaoh before most of the plagues, and exactly what he said would occur actually did occur. Further, Moshe Rabbeinu said that all the firstborn Egyptians would die on

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Ive been trying to figure out what behavior is considered appropriate and what isnt, in the circumstances of my sons recent divorce. My son Larry was always k

Dear Miserable, Many people would agree that blood is thicker than water. And even though at first glance anyone can see a compelling case for keeping your daughterinlaw in your life rather than your

Car Talk BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER My wife and I have been at the car dealer for about a week now. Mostly, were trying to convince them that were not planning on buying a car today. That seems to be the

parently, his manager is very possessive of the cars, and doesnt really want to sell them. So this salesperson has to bring the manager our case, and let him know that were really nice people who are

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Ideas Just Keep Coming As was recently stated right here in this column, all anyone needs to do is wait a short while and some newfangled idea will come mar

in pill form. What a coincidence Thats the same conclusion I drew last month about the coffeebean pills. Lately, the mayor of New York City has also been a provider of new ideas. Oddly, both of his ne

Election Day Will Not Be Groundhog Day Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER As Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney began his visit in Israel, the Obama campaign had nothing new to share with the

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HOCK OF THE ROCK Queens Library Makeover B Y 5 TJ T S TA F F The Queens Library building located on the corner of Mott Avenue and Central Avenue is getting a makeover. The current building has been op

Design Commission for a final signoff. This phase will probably be completed in summer 2013. The next step is to conduct a bidding process to choose the contractor that will actually build the library

n Tzion by R Be Shafier Li i i Limiting Beliefs B li f And now Yisrael, what is Hashem, your Gd asking of you, but to fear Hashem, to go in all of His ways, to love Him, and serve Him with all of yo

We Are Not The World BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN Chanukah is far from most minds these days, understandably. And yet symbols of the societal showdown that yielded its commemoration lie before us. In a partic

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Hamas Leaders Family Treated In Israeli Hospital B Y A N AV S I LV E R M A N Suhila Abd elSalam, sister of the Hamas prime minister in Gaza, Ismail Haniyah, accompanied her husband for treatment in an

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Seven Kinds For the Lrd your Gd is bringing you to a good land . . . a land of wheat, barley, grapes, figs, and pomegranates a land of oilyielding

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 53 As Chassidic teaching explains, knowledge daas implies an intimate involvement with the thing known as in the verse, And Adam knew his wife. Adams sin derived

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ As we get older, our perception makes it seem as if time accelerates. Days, weeks, months, and years fly by. Children, on the other hand, feel that time passes slo

Trendy In Tribeca Savoring Susheins WorldClass Dining Experience BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER That Sushein is a unique and exciting restaurant is evident from the moment you first enter its chic yet invi

A Wedding For The Ages BY YOCHANAN GORDON The videos and images from last weeks Siyum HaShas seem surreal. While for months leading up to this colossal event I had fully intended to attend it, a confl

Wedding for the Ages Continued from Page 57 gious freedom, over seven decades after the war which decimated a third of our people, the ugly head of antiSemitism is once again out in full expression al

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Israel On The Cheap BY RON ALLSWANG Note I often ask my friends and neighbors to share their insights with the folks back home by guestwriting a column in the Five

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Community News Continued from Page 28 Mrs. Freier said that North Shores commitment to Ezras Nashim exceeded any expectations she might have had. I am very impressed with the chaplain, Rabbi Daniel Co

Community News Continued from Page 61 The actual show with Buba Myses The Jewish Rock Puppet Band is so much more than a phenomenal music act. If you watch their promo on YouTube you will see that the

lecture series to mark the 20th anniversary of the passing of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, the leading rabbi, Talmudist, and philosopher known as the Rav. Titled Reflections on the Thought and Schola

Community News Continued from Page 63 The conference featured three sessions Prayer, Science, and Cognition, chaired by David Berger, Ruth I. Lewis Gordon Professor of Jewish History and Dean of Reve

Poland with a group of mechanchim, Rabbi Friedmann expressed how he was so taken with emotion and hisorerus he felt while davening Minchah atop one of the guard towers in AuschwitzBirkenau. Rabbi Frie

Community News Continued from Page 65 perience, and its public health focus enables students to take courses identical to those found in masters degree programs in public health. ACPE awards accredita

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Community News Continued from Page 66 might, seek His Presence always Tehillim 1054. Fifteen years ago, Dirshu was founded by Rav Dovid Hofstedter with one goal in mind kinyan Torahto encourage and re

SUCCOT IN Community News Continued from Page 71 associated with a Medicaid fraud investigation and would require at least 50 percent of the fund recovered go to counties and localities. ISRAEL from

Gd . . . takes no bribe Devarim 1017 What kind of bribe might Gd take Even if a completely pious person commits a transgression, Gd does not deduct from his merits to compensate for his sin, but will

Politics In The Park Dr. David J. Sussman, a Lawrence School Board trustee and Republican and Conservative candidate for the New York State Assembly, discussing campaign strategy with New York State

Community News Continued from Page 72 level. It is jointly funded by the state and federal governments. Due to the programs complexity and size, it is susceptible to fraud. In 2010 alone, the U.S. Gov

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Lest your heart grow haughty Devarim 814 Asked Rabbi Yisrael Baal Shem Tov The Torah repeatedly warns against pride and extols humility. Nevertheless, this precept is not counted as one of the 613 com

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 ties, which now total over 150 and over 340,000 residents, are the modern day pioneers who literally live on the frontlines of terror in order to strategic

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Geshmake Vertlach COMPILED BY M. ENGEL In honor of the upcoming yahrzeit of the Satmar Rebbe, please enjoy these wise and witty anecdotes of his life. Reb Yusef Ashkenazy, ah, gabbai to the Satmar Reb

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