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See Page 74 See Pages 35 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 17 3 SHEVAT 5775 JANUARY 23, 2015 FROM THE EDITOR BY LARRY GO

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover honest, hardworking, loving individual. And I am especially wounded when the deceased is someone I know and even more shaken when the deceased is a c

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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian 40 76 39 71 64 37 55 1, 90 42 45 53 60 34 11 25 50 29 Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Around The Five Towns Around

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LUACH January 23January 31 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 3 Shevat Erev Shabbos Friday, January 23 Daf yomi Yevamos 111 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Cand

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 6 look to them as examples. No, not all of us are cut out to engage in conversations and behavior that bring distanced Jews closer. But every one of us, no

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Dovid Winiarz, zl Continued from Page 12 believed so strongly he would never give up. On Facebook, Klatzko posted, Rabbi Winiarz always stood up for the Torah way of life, with an optimistic and hopef

boys, a special committee composed of the three mothers, the mayor, and several other dignitaries will vote on a winner for this phenomenal project. The brevity with which the two mothers spoke indic

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UNITY PRIZE Continued from Page 17 the faces of the three families, reporters expressed irritation and impatience at what they interpreted as a lack of cooperation for an ideal photoop. When Rabbi Gro

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 19 how keeps shrinking. School starts and then there are three weeks of yom tov. Then it starts again and two weeks later there is one of those offShabbos weekends. The

What could be more sacred, memorable, and meaningful Anyway, we arrived back in New York early on a Thursday morning, got home, and rushed the boys to yeshiva so that they wouldnt miss an extra day. M

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover remarks, Pretzel chicken is definitely one of the fastest growing chicken products in the past yearno question or doubt about it. Kids are now taking it alo

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 23 has authored several authoritative seforim in halachah informed me that the ice cream is Mezonos only. Rav Yosef Teomim, author of the Pri Megadim, discusses a

When Does Shacharis Begin Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Virtually every shul lists its Shacharis schedule. Some have separate times for Shabbos and fo

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IDF To Honor Four Female Soldiers From Operation Protective Edge BY YOTAM ROZENWALD TAZPIT NEWS AGENCY The IDF will award 53 soldiers, among them 4 women, military decorations for their service durin

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ QJL Marks Third Anniversary, Supporters Network At Event By Sergey Kadinsky The newspaper that united the Torahobservant communities of Queens marked its third an

News From The Hills Continued from Page 29 ent with its own table, extending wishes for a successful year to the young newspaper. Likewise, Yaakov To those who know Assemblyman Simanowitz, his dream

R Shlomo Hochberg and R Yoel Shonfeld outreach coordinator, at khence or at 2128396684. Some of our local elected officials can still use a reminder about how we feel about this issue. Yo

Can A Jewish Demographer Find A Reason To Smile An Interview With Dr. Sam Kliger On The Impact Of RAJE BY MAXIM RATMANSKY With so many Jewish communal studies reporting on the everrising tides of assi

you married Jewish What Jewish holidays did you observe in the past 12 months We polished this questionnaire and used it as a basis of the study. The focus of the study was longterm impact, so we look

letters to THE EDITOR Two Who Understood Jewish Security Needs Dear Editor, I would have never thought that it would ever be possible for Rabbi Meir Kahane, zl, and former New York City Mayor Michael

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Question When I was much younger, my parents found out that I would not be able to have children. When I reached the age of shidduchim, my parents kept this quiet and looked for a boy who has physical

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 37 There are authorities who advise singles who have deficits not to say anything until a certain amount of dates have passed. I can respect that. There are also autho

Terribly Tough Tongue Twisters BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER So I dont know if this is good news or not, but scientists at MIT have recently created what theyre calling the worlds most difficult tongue twist

Tongue Twisters Continued from Page 39 genius questions that you obviously cant answer while youre tooting, just because they want to waste time until you have to leave. I can relate. Im a highschool

cake, which cost 600, was served in error, said Mr. Feldman. Should we pay There is no contractual liability for the fancy cake, since it was not what you ordered mekach taus, but it was eaten and enj

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 41 Next week, iyH, we will discuss whether intent is necessary for kinyan dalet amos and whether the enactment applies to children. Money Matters Shiur Bmecher Q

differ, however, in how they are to be eaten. The korban bchor is eaten by the kohanim, the korban maaser by anyone both can be eaten throughout the city of Jerusalem. The bchor and maaser can be eate

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

insights on THE TORAH Reclaiming Our Free Choice BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE The Midrash Rabbah on Parashas Bo 1332 says that when Pharaoh witnessed the plagues and did not take their lessons se

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Welcome To YOSS, Assemblyman Kaminsky Nuts About Nuts Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ We watch a lot of basketball and football in our house. OK, to be truthful, I feed a lot of people who watch footba

large rimmed baking sheet with oil, place a piece of parchment paper on another cookie sheet, and set them both aside. In a bowl, combine the hazelnuts, brown sugar, rosemary, salt, and hot sauce mix

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I think a lot about the fact that when someone is raised with specific ways of doing things, its easy to believe that their way is the only way to live. Then

The same goes for yelling. Yes, weve all raised our voices, and justifiably spoken in stern tones. Its part of parenting. We need to be heard and taken seriously when trying to make our points with ou

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Words To Live By BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Clif and Lara, e.g. 5. Unfaithful one 10. Shabbos crash site 14. Major Talmudic Rav 15. Occasional month 16. NFL rarit

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman The Busiest Daze We finally got out of December, the month when news announcers are obsessed with busy days and which days are the busiest. This is an annua

est. So we dont even bother. Even if we wanted to let the rest of the world know about our plight, we have no spokesperson to do it. But when I hear about the stress and pressure that people have to d

THE DISH Continued from Page 55 425F with a little olive oil, salt, and pepper until soft and caramelized and the flavors are concentrated. Then add to the broth. Saut vegetables right in the pot for

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Bureaucratic Glitches We have all had our experiences dealing with a municipal building department office when trying to get certification for housi

Secret Restaurant Recipes How many times have you been in a restaurant, savoring the last bites of your dish, quietly wishing, If only I could make this at home You dont have to wish anymore now you c

color photos for every dish simple, family friendly recipes for every day and sophisticated suggestions for special occasions the perfect guide for kosher restaurant aficionados who want to learn more

insights on THE TORAH Bo The Money Or The Box From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Sanctify to me every firstborn Shmos 13, 2 The money or the box Is the rabbi turning TV quizshow host Has he bec

15th Annual Agudath Israel Yarchei Kallah WHATS YOUR OPINION EMAIL US AT Some 250 participants from all over the world are immersing themselves in Torah for four days this week at the

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 34 Armed And Ready Dear Editor, Regarding Ben Brafmans article Jews And Guns January 16 issue, I would like to note that schools and colleges in the U.S. alr

are praiseworthy. These countries are, not coincidentally, the states where Jews have found their safest havens. But the right of free speech does not mean that everything that can be said ought to be

Community News From Around The World Correction Notice In Pioneer of Jewish Education January 16 issue, Anita Kaufmans residence was reported incorrectly. Mrs. Kaufman was a resident of Florida and ke

Yachad Comes To Great Neck With Adult Day Program Twenty families from Great Neck and surrounding communities on Long Island have been participating in Yachad and the Jewish Union Foundations JUF new

Community News Continued from Page 65 tinue generating compelling products and data. Conversion Energy Enterprises is excited to be one of the first tenants at BioIncNYMC, said Barbara A. Soltz, CEO o

age small businesses to hire veterans, while providing employers with relief from burdensome requirements under Obamacare. The Save the Americans Workers Act H.R. 30, which passed 252172 in the House


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Community News Continued from Page 67 The president is getting played by the Iranians, which means our entire nation is getting played. The Iranian government has made the strategic decision to contin

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS RNSP Is Born The RCSP now operates under the Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol RNSP. The 24hour hotline remains the same and the Rockaway communities will continue to be covered as u

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 Assemblyman Kaminsky Announces CoSponsorship Of Ethics Bill On Pension Forfeiture For Corrupt Officials Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky announced his cosponsors

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 72 This joint program is the first of its kind in New York State, and the village board is determined to make this a successful endeavor, says Deputy Mayor Be

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Your Real Estate, Service, or Help Wanted Ad Here Every Thursday 100,000 readers look forward to whats happening in the 5 Towns by reading The Five Towns Jewish Times. FROM THE EDITOR Continued from

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 79 the State Department spokespeople. To the distorters of reality, violence is violence with a little more here and a little more added there, but they would like

like the one on a bus in Tel Aviv on Wednesday morning, where 12 people were stabbed by a knifewielding terrorist, bursts out of nowhere and can indeed happen anywhere. Police urge us to continue our

Ten Israeli Tourists Hurt In AntiSemitic Attack In Argentina Ten Israeli tourists were wounded in an antiSemitic attack at a hostel in a small Argentine village. Three assailants burned, robbed, and b

TableTennis Phenom Estee Ackerman Shabbos Over Sports BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Estee Ackerman is a teenage table tennis champion from West Hempstead who has ranked sixth in national tournaments, has

Estee Ackerman Continued from Page 83 at HANC. Her big break came during a tournament in Grand Rapids, Michigan, when she was discovered by professional player Biba Golic, the top celebrity endorser o

White House Says Netanyahu Departing From Protocol With U.S. Visit BY MICHAEL WILNER The White House expressed displeasure with the handling of an upcoming visit by Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu t

Japanese PM Vows to Lead Iranian Revolutionary Guard Chief and Solve the Hostage Crisis Israel Should Expect Destructive Japans Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to stand firm Tuesday after the Islamic

Analysis Argentinian Whistleblowers Death Leaves More Questions Than Answers BY YOSSI MELMAN Two days before his death, Nisman told his confidants he feared for his life. The timing and coincidence of

Outrage On The Mount Of Olives BY MOSHE PHILLIPS The controversy over whether to bury the French terror victims on Jerusalems Mount of Olives is a reminder of the embarrassing failure to provide basic

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Rav Chaim Kanievsky On Chinuch Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN For the Moshav HaChinuch convention recently held in the Nir Etzion Hotel, the mayor of Modiin Illit, Yaakov Gutterman, presented


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