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See Pages 35 See Page 56 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 71 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 19 19 SHEVAT 5776 JANUARY 29, 2016 FROM THE EDI

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover administrations, and those that will be elected in the future in Israel The best word to describe the overall broad view of Jerusalem is undetermined. And th


FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 54 42 72 33 67 69 60 37 46 55 57 45 51 70 13 34 62 40 48 38 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Communi

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 on maps that he carries with him that large areas of the city are being built to house exclusively Arab populations, with Jews not permitted or certainly not enco

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 enough to accommodate 10 million visitors a year. Bermeister has already purchased several hotels in the city, and several are under construction, while others ar

LUACH January 29 February 6 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 19 Shevat Friday, January 29 Daf yomi Gittin 47 Zmanim Earliest tallistef llin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 9

RONNIE GREENWALD Continued from Page 13 we will do this. We need to do this. Despite his involvement on both the communal and local levels, Rabbi Greenwald made sure to be available to his family when

Another summer in Sternberg gave Gluck newfound admiration for Rabbi Greenwald, when a camper charged into the dining room to report a bunkhouse fire. Rabbi G. directed her onto his golf cart and pro

RONNIE GREENWALD Continued from Page 15 ents went to all the camps, asking someone to make a program for them, but no one wanted them, said Miriam Nockenofsky, whose daughter attended Sternbergs Camp

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover going to the Middle East at that particular time was a crazy idea. And I have to admit two things on that count. One is that on my most recent trip to Israel, wh

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 18 and were run down by an Israeli telephonecompany technician. Most call it resiliency some consider it something between mindlessness and craziness. But that latter c

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover Safety is an extremely important issue in halachah. Many believe that the issue is so important that there is a mitzvah in the Torah about it. This view, ho

The Sheva Mitzvos Bnei Skiing BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Some go with their family, and some go with their friends. But one of the most popular activities during winter break is that trip to the mountain r

CHAMPIONS OF ISRAEL Continued from Page 23 otherwise celebrate is not wrong. By way of analogy, see Bava Batra 60b. But it also does not represent the triumph over terrorism that celebration of the sa

Holocaust Survivor Takes On The World From UN Stage BY UZI BARUCH The annual ceremony marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day was held Wednesday at the UN General Assembly. In an unprecedented

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman An InDepth Analysis A big snowstorm can bring out the best in us. It can also bring out the worst. When we get word of an approaching blizzard, we get busy,

Im Still Me BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I cant believe that every time I go to the DMV, Im surprised theres a line. Every time. Youd think Id know by now. Im always like, Whoa, its out the door What is thi

Im Still Me Continued from Page 33 for details that are constantly fluctuating Like hair color. Or height. Because I noticed on my way home that I wrote a shorter number on the form than I did the las

The Holy Work Of The Maharshal, ztl Rabbi Shlomo Luria, ztl 15101574, revered author of Yam shel Shlomo and Chochmas Shlomo, is renowned as the Maharshal. The Chochmas Shlomo is a commentary on the Ge

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Piping In With A Suggestion Well, there goes another noreaster blizzard that Five Towners made it through in one piece more or less The exercise inv

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Further, instead of the Torah being in ones head, it is on the shelf The Chofetz Chaim continued Even if one received a specific sefer as a gift, gifts may c

Sefer HaChinuch People Of The Book Classic Works Of The Jewish Tradition BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON Written with a deep humility that nevertheless could not disguise the authors brilliance, Sefer HaChinuch

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Eli and I have been married for 32 years. For a good part of our marriage, we were busy raising our family and not terribly focused on ourselves. It was easy

that your vacation spot. Have you suggested going to a live sporting event with him even if you dont enjoy sports, so that at least you are out and about together Personal comfort zones aside, as marr

BUSINESS WEEKLY By Rabbi Meir Orlian Refund Or Repair Yehudah purchased a new laptop from Cahanes Computers. From the beginning, the computer flickered on and off. Yehudah brought it back to the stor

defects and also provides coverage for failures that arise during the warranty period. The terms of the warranty, though, often allow the manufacturer the option of repairing the item. Is there any no

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 Yisro The Most Difficult Commandment From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN You shall not covet Shmos 2014 This is the week Gd gives the Torah to the Jewish people. The read

ter couldnt get a shidduch if her life depended on it. What can we do to help her Response By Baila Sebrow Your letter is an example of one of the catastrophic consequences of modernday shidduchim. A

get that someone could fit in with everyone, and they even believe that there must be something wrong with such a person. As you are involved in your daughters shidduch process, Im sure I dont have to

Chazaq Makes Its Case News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Snow, snow, and more snow is the news of the week here and in Israel. It snowed in Yerushalayim but it didnt stick, so the kids had school.

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword A Guiding Light BY YONI GLATT Across 1. It emits 63Across, according to 39across 6. Toy with a tail 10. Kind of approval 13. Awes 15. Comp. opt. 16. Eve, once

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 48 Past Events Our Lifeline Solutions for Trying Times By Natan Alper On Sunday night, January 10, Chazaq and Congregation Tifereth Shalom presented a communit

Kitah Dalet worked on mitzvos we do with our heart. The Bnos Malka 5thgrade class, in their State Fair, displayed a triboard containing the results of their research. The 6thgrade had a World Fair whe

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz What The Rain Blew In I hope you have all finished digging yourselves out by now. Although we definitely miss snow here we see it every few years and once drove fi

We usually see everyone else either during their vacations to Israel which are infrequent or at a major life event. Unfortunately, Uncle Srulie lost his grandmother last week, so he traveled to Israel

HAMANTASHEN Continued from Page 55 commemorate Esthers party which took place on Pesach. Just remember to keep it with your erev Pesach breakfast chametz and to get rid of the leftovers. Have a wonder

Time For A Super Bowl Of Chili Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Its Super Bowl time again. Woohoo Yippee And OMG, for good measure. Remind me again whos playing . . . Since my team is not playing this ye

SUPER BOWL Continued from Page 57 1 cup water 12oz. bottle light beer 3 Tbsp. chili powder 2 Tbsp. or 6 cubes instant beef bouillon 2 Tbsp. cumin, ground 2 tsp. paprika 2 tsp. oregano leaves 2 tsp. su

Another Fruitful New Year PHOTOS BY JDN PICTURES Liezh Bobov Munkacs Chassidim from around the world celebrated Tu BShevat with their Rebbes this week. TRAVEL SECTION 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES Janu

Political Roundup Officials Announce Millions For Long Beach Repair The city of Long Beach has been awarded nearly 10 million in federal grant funding for repairs to the Long Beach boardwalk and other

Kaminsky Raises NY878 Questions Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky questioned New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew Driscoll at the New York State Legislative Transportation Budget H

Dignitaries Discuss The Digital Revolution At CyberTech Conference Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed state leaders from around the world, global cybersecurity executives, and investo

the same time we are facing another force that challenges modernity, and that force is a savage, early, and primitive medievalism that seeks to take our world back to the dark ages of humanity, over a

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News Briefs From Israel IDF Orphans Plant Olive Trees Near Gaza Border For Tu BShevat In preparation for Tu BShevat, a group of IDF orphans traveled to a forest that borders Gaza to plant olive trees

Israel News Continued from Page 65 Evan Gerwitz, 23, of Chicago, knew he would move to Israel after his first visit with NCSYs Anne Samson Jerusalem Journey formerly known as TJJ in 2008. He was one o

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Cahal Students Shine At Ateres Miriam The success of the Cahal model is measured in both small steps and big steps. On a daily basis, the firstgrade Cahal students at Bais Yaakov

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 managing director of NCSY and works closely with the teens of North America, including our local population. A light brunch will be served. For more inform

yeshiva towards the mesaymim, to wish each one of them a heartfelt mazal tov. Then came dancing that was so leibedik, it could have stemmed only from the shared sense of accomplishment and simcha that

Community News Continued from Page 69 Last week we celebrated our tenth shidduch, reported Rogosnitzky. Couple number ten met at our first Frum Divorce shabbaton and now we will be going to their wedd

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 70 that ethanol corrodes pumps, fuel lines, and injectors, and according to AAA CEO Robert Darbelnet, 95 of todays cars are not suited for E15. The most signi

Kids Of Courage Wins At Winter To quote Kids of Courage camper Josh Kietz, Wow There really is no other way to describe the aweinspiring scene that was Kids of Courage showing their true colors in fiv

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Behind Every ZAKA Volunteer Is A Traumatized Wife BY YEHUDA MESHIZAHAV I am often asked how the ZAKA volunteers, especially the young husbands and fathers among them, cope with the daily trauma of the

of the sessions was titled What Is the Genetic Code of ZAKA Volunteers During this session, the greatest experts attempted to crack the code. The researchers concluded that it was their unshakable fai

Sugihara Continued from Page 83 The Jews never forget. In 1985, Israel named him to the Righteous Among the Nations. He joined Raoul Wallenberg and Oskar Schindler as one of those Righteous Gentiles w

Ginette Drucker Kalish, one of the children saved by Gunden, told Yad Vashem, At the time, I was 12 years old and certainly scared, but Lois Gunden was kind and passionately determined to take me and

Notes From The Ghost Town BY PAUL FREEDMAN WITH EDITING BY BERKO Note This article was previously published in these pages in 2008, and though some businesses may have changed hands, the sentiments s

is manic enough, one can actually hear voices. In my case, it was the whispers of the wind as I walked in the earliest moments of the morning toward the train station in Cedarhurst. Went to the deli n

Ghost Town Continued from Page 87 dentist, Shloimie once poor like me at BTA, was jetsetting in Vail. Whew Needed a break. Went to Zomicks Bakery at Gourmet Glatt. It was good to see that the women fr

Rav Frankel, bichvodo, sat in this beautiful leather chair that one of his devoted talmidim recently purchased for him. And he was smiling. Shabbos had come ghost town, on holdfor now. As I listened t

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