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See Pages 35 See Page 119 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 74 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 17 NO. 22 12 ADAR 5777 MARCH 10, 2017 FROM THE EDITO

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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian 65 49 100 63 21 116 115 34 69 1, 59 46 92 12 42 67 107 89 88 50 97 38 75 44 Construction Section Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover immigration system. The Democratic contention is disingenuous, as there are 40 other countries with a majority Muslim population that are not covered by the

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 terms as president that the current Democratic agenda calls for doing damage and hurting the American brandnot because they are evil maybe stupid, but not evil, b


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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover our Holy Temples were destroyed, we need to decrease our joy, it reasonably follows that at the inception of the month of Adar, we increase our joy,

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TORAH UMADDA Continued from Front Cover arrived in the United States in 1978 in search of a great Jewish education. In 1981, he enrolled in Yeshiva University for his undergraduate degree and has been

formal shiurim, chaburot, and informal conversations. RMM How have you been impacted by the Yeshiva University experience AB I have learned from so many rebbeim and teachers. Each one in his own uniqu

PURIM PRESS SERVICE Continued from Front Cover reporter who gets credentialed as part of the White House press pool in the new Trump administration and gets to ask one question before being shut down

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PURIM PRESS SERVICE Continued from Page 18 has to interface with and overcome on a daily basis. The fake one is easier to handle and deal with. I can just write whatever I want and have him do it with

If a person is truly sick and requires the coffee in order to become healed, then he may drink and eat as necessary. However, people who observe him are unaware that he is sick, and there may also be

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 21 ing freshmen to gather at the annual MotherDaughter Dinner. The night began with music and food, as well as an audiovisual presentation documenting the yea

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 23 felt good to help out, and noting the shortage of some crucial food items, Research has shown that engaging in acts of kindness and giving of oneself brin

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 24 Pay it Forward campaign, motivating the students to help each other and the community at large. Students packaged mishloach manot and will be spreading sm

Legislator Howard Kopel thanks the Couture for a Cause event planners for their commitment to chesed Actor and comedian Elon Gold kept the crowd in stitches as he kept his promise to stay mostly kosh

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 27 was astronomy and its connection to Judaism. Both Aaron and Uri dedicated countless hours to studying for the weekly tests to ensure themselves a spot in t

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Question The system failed me. At 30 years old, I am divorced with five kids. Please dont tell me that everything will be OK and that I will find the right guy. That didnt work for me before, and it w

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 34 from men in their fifties and sixties who openly declare that they will marry a woman with several children if she is in her thirties. Unless a woman volunteers tha

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Sounding Off At one time, the Academy Awards were a great favorite of mine. No longer The recent awards ceremony was televised, of course, and I did plan to

AntiProgressivism Is Not AntiSemitism BY BRUCE ABRAMSON AND JEFF BALLABON The hatchet job against the Trump administration continues. The most recent victim is Sebastian Gorka, a member of Trumps inne

PROGRESSIVISM Continued from Page 39 ish values turns leftists with long histories of animosity towards the Jews into proJewish advocates. This bizarre bit of logic explains how progressive Jews could

decorations in order to avoid asphyxiation. Cap Guns And Firecrackers 1. All sorts of firecrackers can cause severe burns, eye injuries, and in some cases even limb amputations. No one should be allo

Dear Esther, Harriet and I have been friends for a very long time, but I have a problem with her that drives me crazy. Shes had this issue for as far back as I can remember, and it always annoyed me,

pain on the next person, saying Im sorry is out of the question. What they all fail to realize is that saying Im sorry is just good manners. Thats where it begins, anyway. For the less important examp

Advice From YidParenting Misbehaving Grandchildren BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q. My husband and I are at our wits end. Our son is married, with four kids, and he is doing a miserable job with them. They hav

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insights on THE TORAH Tetzaveh Missing Moshe From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Why Some explain that Moshe Rabbeinus yahrzeit, 7 Adar, almost always occurs in this week, and the absence of hi

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CUSTOMERS Continued from Page 56 CKB carries a stellar selection of Americanmade instock kitchen cabinets, which are available in seven different colors and styles. Made and handcrafted in the United

A House Built On Shabbos Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Many contractors are building homes to spec for Orthodox Jewish families, with dual ovens, dual sinks, Pesach kitchens, and even builtin

BUILT ON SHABBOS Continued from Page 59 bshogeg. None of the Rishonim rule in accordance with Rabbi Yochanan HaSandlar, however. How does the Mishnah Berurah, which is generally considered the final w

An Organized Move 12 Tips For A Successful Move BY DEBBIE GINSBERG 1. Start Planning Early. Organizing a move reduces the stress associated with moving. Give yourself three months before a move to beg

ORGANIZED MOVE Continued from Page 61 tents in alphabetical order and showing the box they can be found in. The third spreadsheet tells you the room the contents came from and in which room the moving

Haman Haman Haman BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER This is an interactive article. If youre reading this article quietly and especially if there are other people presentbang loudly every time you read the word

Haman Continued from Page 63 shul, and when they saw us all holding those big, heavy things, they ran. OK, so in the old days, everyone used to stomp during Haman. At least I assume so, because thats

BUSINESS WEEKLY By Rabbi Meir Orlian ReturnedCheck Fee Mr. Levy turned to the local gemach freeloan society, run by Mr. Green, for a 6,000 loan. We can grant you the loan, said Mr. Green, payable in

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 65 What if uncontrollable circumstances prevented me from covering the check asked Mr. Levy. If uncontrollable circumstances prevented you, such as illness, or you

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin A Sunday To Savor What time will we be there came the usual question from Yussie. Hopefully soon, Yussie, came my usual response. But what time One p.m. Tw

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 67 which I wasnt really sure of, I inched up to let everyone know that 911 had been called. I was told that, thank Gd, the sole occupant, the driver, was able to ge

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Celebrating Triple Chai At TAG Rabbi Baruch Lovett, director of development Rabbi Meyer Weitman, dean Dr. Shmuel Reisbaum, executive director Rabbi Yisroel Metz accepting for Morah Faye Metz and dinn

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YOSS 60 Years Strong It was a wonderful evening on Sunday, March 5, as hundreds of community members across the spectrum of age, neighborhood, and affiliation packed the ballroom of the Sands Atlantic

YOSS At 60 Continued from Page 75 Ben navigated the path of diplomacy and politics and the love he has for South Shore education with his inimitable class and style. David Friedman responded by highli

Police And Lawyers Unite For Aleh Children The Jerusalem Police Department is set to join forces with four of Israels most prestigious law firms for the 7th annual Jerusalem Winner Marathon, on Friday

Aleh Marathon Continued from Page 77 years, visiting the Jerusalem facility whenever they can. Alehs goal is to give every individual with complex disabilities in Israel the opportunity to reach their

A major Israeli roadway fragments the natural habitats of the local wildlife population same roads are putting our wildlife in grave danger, said Shmulik Yedvab, director of SPNIs Mammals Center. For

Kollel Chatzos Continued from Page 79 ent day, countless Yidden have merited dramatic yeshuos in the merit of dedicating Purim night to limud haTorah. The moment of history, a moment that no one else

Purim A MarathonType Miracle BY MEIR KANIEL, LSW On March 17, just a few days after Purim, I will have the privilege to run in the Jerusalem Half Marathon to help benefit a wonderful organization call

The Gantze Megillah At NSHA A milestone at the North Shore Hebrew Academy Middle School in Great Neck will be reached when 17 students, both Ashkenazic and Sephardic, will chant Megillat Esther for th

A true partner in Torah and chesed in the Goodstein home, Nechama raised five wonderful children while finding time to have active roles in KBYT and TAG. She also mentors young women who are working w

MAY Announces Scholarship Fund In Memory Of Robbie Schonfeld, The untimely passing of Robbie Schonfeld, ah, shocked the entire community. Everyone was familiar with his perpetual smile and extraordin

MAY Dinner Continued from Page 83 Marbitz Torah Award Rabbi Yehuda Horowitz, shlita. The beloved mashgiach ruchani at Ateres Yaakov has been helping shape talmidim in the mesivta for more than 25 year


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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword TopsyTurvy BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Wheelchairaccessible routes 6. Funny actor Simon 10. Fine things 14. Skating jumps 15. It makes Ari into a girl 16. Sans ice

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 29 MAY Educates Parents And Students About Substance Abuse The sophomore class at Mesivta Ateres Yaakov, along with their parents, recently attended an educa

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Its Leibedik In Long Beach HALB Celebrates Purim letters to THE EDITOR How The 5TJT And Rabbi Ginzberg Inspired Me Dear Editor, About five months ago, a shadchan I consider a close friend sent me the

that an Orthodox synagogue should not, in light of these rulings, hire a female rabbi to head their community. Will or should that change I certainly dont know, but I know its still appropriate to rai

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 93 do not deflect the issue from its substance to its tone. My tone is respectful because my sense of the matter is respectful. If you wish to disagree, that

The Inaugural Play4Partners Basketball Tournament The first Play4Partners 3on3 Mens Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, March 19, 500 p.m., at Island Garden Basketball Sports Center, 45 Che

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 97 MVP Basketball All Ball, All The Time On Sunday, April 2, MVP Boys Basketball will host its ninth annual boys AllStar Day 2017. This year, the event will be takin

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 98 cious defense as they c ontinued their secondhalf 214 point run. The team leaders were seniors Yehuda Colton with 7 points and eight rebounds, and Aryeh Halpert wi

As I wrote last week, there is a lot going on in Kew Gardens Hills. Rumor has it that two more businesses that were ruined in the Vleigh Place fire may be relocating to Main Street. Through my window

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 107 Bnos Malka, joined the fun and noted, The children come alive when they see their stories come to life. At the end of the Authors Share, each student receiv

Upcoming Events Womens Purim Shiur by noted speaker Dr. Michelle Levine. The shiur, Revealing and Concealing The Symbolic Role of Clothing in Megillat Esther, will be given on Shabbos Kodesh March 11

Finding Happiness With HASC BY SARAH IMMERMAN I am not a runner. And yet, last month, on February 19, I ran my second halfmarathon with Team HASC in Fort Lauderdale. Not only did I run, but I pushed a

Elana, a wheelchairbound camper, crossing the finish line with the help of her mother and HASC counselors Rabbi Sheldon Morris and his talmidim from the Frisch School, joined by Camp HASC Executive D

Camp HASC Continued from Page 111 for the light she brought to the world as opposed to her disabilities. It hit me that the rest of the world would never have the chance to see her and to experience h

No Longer Alone The Jewish Recovery Center Paves Path To A Brighter Future BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Addiction is a relentless foe. An insidious disease, it ruins lives, shatters families, and crushes

Binyamin Zwickler Continued from Page 113 We took his word on it, being that he had been on the receiving end of this mitzvah. So when Binyamin was hospitalized a few weeks later, I made sure to doubl

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Purim Torah Rings True There are some perplexing questions on the Megillah which perhaps may be explained by putting together various passages of Gemara. 1 W

PHOTOS BY JDN PICTURES Cuomo Appoints OU Officer To CoChair Israel Commission Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Jerusalem this week in an expression of solidarity with the Jewish community, accompani

Israel is one of our nations closest allies, and we must do all we can to encourage collaboration between our universities, said Senator Todd Kaminsky. It is unconscionable that our hardearned tax dol

POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 117 sions . . . and took pictures. Hopefully, the mission will prove successful and funds by Mr. Allen Fagin, chief executive officer of the Orthodox Union, an

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