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SOULLESS SOCIETY Continued from Front Cover Universitys Orwelliannamed Center for Human Values, responded the traditional view of the sanctity of human life. That view, he explained, will collapse und

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover matzah so expensive Is there price gouging involved here This year, in Brooklyn, there is talk of organizing a boycott to keep the prices down. The Shulchan

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 7 The pasuk states, Ushmartem es hamatzos Shmos 1217 which literally means and you shall guard the matzos. Our sages extrapolated from this pasuk that these matzos

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LUACH March 21March 29 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 19 Adar II Erev Shabbos Friday, March 21 Daf yomi Sukkah 46 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lig

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 10 evil inclination. What is the actual science behind chametz The world is filled with microorganisms called yeasts that surround us. They are found everywhereon

mate goal each childs successful integration in society. The nondisabled children learn to interact and appreciate the others in their lives, writes Ernster. In addition, she says, Sulam has seen a se

SULAM Continued from Page 15 through an individualized approach, where caregivers enter the childs world, share his feelings, and help him learn to relate to the world around him, and multisensory tre

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SULAM Continued from Page 16 Moshe even asked my husband if he could learn Gemara with him, like he does with his brother. Right now they are giving him so many skills, I am no longer worrying about t

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover two sides characterize one another in the most unbecoming terms while the external nonJewish critics shake their heads in disbelief when it comes to how Jews

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 24 munity more than anyone else. If you are in yeshiva, are a fairly good or diligent student, not out there working or serving in any capacity, the chances of expe

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover pounds of shemurah matzah sitting in our basement, and for the first time in a few years we plan to be staying home for Pesach. And I have to admit that I am exc

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, I am at a crossroads with my friend Gitty. I met Gitty a few years back and we have become good

And now, Chavi, the spotlight is on you. We all want to feel acknowledged in our relationships and, dare I say it, made to feel special. If Gitty does the opposite and is depleting you, then perhaps y

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 27 years we spent those yom tovim at these hotels, not doing that much but enjoying the service and the opulence a great deal. Ive heard people sayand it is not necessa

Professional Development Day At Bnos Malka BY RABBI MICHAEL WEICHSELBAUM As the saying goes, the biggest misunderstanding with regard to communication is that it has actually taken place. How many tim

letters to THE EDITOR What Does Rambam Say About Military Service Dear Editor, Rabbi Yair Hoffmans essay Torah Scholars and the IDF March 14 deduces from a number of Aggadic accounts in the Talmud the

vided for. Notably, the Rambam does not say that such a person will be relieved of the obligations of military service. For a contrary though unconvincing interpretation of this passage in the Rambam,

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 33 Yoav may have said it best when he said to his brother Avishai in the twofront war against the Arameans and the Amonites, Chazak vnischazek bad ameinu uvad

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Ask Diamond Dave Dear DD, After I wear my diamond ring, the skin on my ring finger breaks out in red splotches. Can I possibly be allergic to diamonds Red Finger Dear Red No woman can possibly be alle

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Separate And Unequal Suppose a person has two esrogim, an inferior one that is definitely kosher and a beautiful one of questionable validity it may have bee

nitely invalid first while the kosher esrog was in front of him, there is no issue of berachah lvatalah. The berachah would nevertheless be valid on the lulav and the other minim. To illustrate what h

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Purim Predicaments Every year, just before Purim, some of my grandchildren ask me, Are you going to be in costume again this year, Savta And every year, not

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 40 read the Megillah are always such speed demons Whats the rush And how is it that these guys can move their lips faster than I can move my eyes Chances are th

License To Smile BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER If theres something that we all have in common, regardless of age, race, or gender, its that we dont like how we look in license photos. I think they take a hor

LICENSE TO SMILE Continued from Page 43 But in the old days, it didnt occur to anyone to smile in pictures. You look at these old blackandwhite pictures, and everyones all serious. Even at your grandf

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Parts Of Purim 1 14 17 20 23 A R C H I T 21 2 3 4 5 D A L A D I I 15 18 D E B S E C R U 22 6 7 8 9 16 19 O M E G A H A M A N I N E P T 25 10 11 12 13

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5TJT Puzzle The Kings Of Comedy BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Knighted Guinness 5. Works with metals, maybe 10. Shushan locale, now 14. Possesses, oldstyle 15. WW II torpedo vessel 16. Helens mother, in Gre

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Remembering A Giant Rabbi Dr. Ephraim R. Wolf, BY DR. PAUL E. BRODY The 13th of Adar, erev Purim, marked the 10th yahrzeit of our dear Rabbi Dr. Ephraim R. Wolf, Rav Ephraim Reuven ben Nachum Chaim,

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Rabbi Ephraim Wolf Continued from Page 50 project of Zeirei Agudath Israel headed by Mr. Mike Tress, and Mesivta Torah Vodaath, headed by Rabbi Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz. He wanted to do something for

Happy Days BY DONI JOSZEF Happy days are here again . . . Adar calls for increased happiness, which is easier said than done. Clichs and tacky oneliners bombard us from every direction If you want to

Happy Days Continued from Page 53 rience, nor is there any quick fix, simple solution, or revolutionary plan to get around this fact. If a speaker, author, or doctor claims the contrary, I can wholehe

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Flood Insurance PingPong In 2012, the U.S. Congress passed the BiggertWaters Flood Insurance Reform Act FIRM of 2012, which calls on the Federal Eme

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Interestingly, on Election Day an announcement was made that the several hundred families who never vote because of ideological reasons were given a special psak t

well as certain cultural events the annual chol hamoed Sukkot festival which drew thousands from around the country has been severely curtailed the past couple of years, most of the people here will n

Yoga Therapeutics BY MIRIAM ADLER Did you know that yoga is for everyone, at any age Yogas mind body discipline offers a uniquely holistic approach to your health. Yogas stretching and strengthening e

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Machberes Continued from Page 58 center. In 1894, central Sanz was destroyed by a fire, together with its town hall and ancient town records. Immediately prior to these town developments, the beginnin

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Critics Choice Jacks Gourmet Ranked Among The Best BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER You only get one opportunity to make a great first impression, and Jacks Gourmet had even the most discerning foodies at fi

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS HALBs 59th Annual Dinner On March 8, Motzaei Shabbos of Shabbos Vayikra, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach held its 59th Annual Dinner at the Woodmere campus DRS. It was a wonderf

Before it can take effect, voters must approve the sale in a referendum on Monday, March 31. Voting is to take place from 700 a.m. to 1000 p.m. at Lawrence High School, 2 Reilly Road, Cedarhurst for v

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 from their rebbeim in yeshiva and the home. The program, directed by Rabbi Avraham Robinson, LMSW, began with a meeting of the hanhallah and a group of par

ingful to theman organization that helped them change their lives. A few years ago they switched from public school to yeshiva after being involved with Jewish Education Program JEP of Long Island and

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 HANCs partnership with Yachad is stronger than ever. After raising over 24,000 for Yachad in their annual Miami marathon, students continued their friendsh

a gala breakfast, a musical performance by the highschool band, a Purim video, and ruachfilled dancing which was led by HANCs own DJ, junior Daniel Dilamani. A fun time was had by all. HANC College Gu

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 values of the State of Israel and combats delegitimization efforts, BDS, and incitement against Israel. The Shabbaton with Ambassador Ayalon has been made

Gan Chamesh Has A Senseational Purim Carnival Gan Chamesh, Chabads Early Childhood Center, welcomed Purim with a Five Senses Carnival, where children used all of their senses to internalize the lesson


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 Fifth Annual 5 Towns 5K RunWalk, April 27 The fifth annual 5 Towns 5K RunWalk supporting Friends of Israel Disabled VeteransBeit Halochem is scheduled to

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island, and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the

Purim experience as one in an enjoyable setting. I never celebrated Purim, said H Levy, a Hewlett resident, yet Chabad gave me the opportunity to experience this great holiday. Special thanks to SKA H

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 The savory meals, catered by Michael Schick, included chicken, vegetables, soup, stuffed cabbage, challah, and hamentashena delicious seudah food fit for a

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CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 79 REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Old Woodmere Open House by appointment Classic 3BR CH col. on huge countrylike property. Exquisite custom kitchen, oversized den. Great ope

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CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 81 VACATION REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Vacation Village 2 fl, 4 BR, LR, 3 new bth, playrm, WD, beautiful view. 5169678370 Income Producing Shopping Center for Sale in Sul

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 76 from Montreal, Chicago, and Manhattan High School. All six awardees were given a free trip to Eretz Yisrael to celebrate their achievements Purim Celebrati

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Community News Continued from Page 84 be arranged in any camp in the tristate area, and Laurie will visit and enthusiastically promote the program with staff and campers. Give her a call at 7189729338

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Eztion Foundation Awardees Rella Feldman and her daughter Mindy Hecht of Teaneck are being honored with the Gemilut Chasadim Award at the Etzion Foundation Annual Dinner on April 2 in New York. Other

Community News Continued from Page 88 Centers public relations office, at, or by calling 6317152568. The Gurwin Jewish Nursing Rehabilitation Center is a 460bed nursingcare facility in

Community News Continued from Page 91 as part of their combined campaign to deliver 9,400 packages to IDF soldiers. The delegation included Solly Sacks and Sondra Sokal World Mizrachi, Ceec and Tema H

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Community News Continued from Page 92 U.S., Canada, England, Australia, and South Africa serving in combat units of the IDF was quite amazing, stated Solly Sacks of the World Mizrachi. and walked int

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks chik, zl, including Eretz HaTzvi, Nefesh HaRav, and Divrei HaRav. Formerly the Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom and the spiritual head of the United Synagogue, the largest

Community News Continued from Page 95 many of the elderly, the ill, and singleparent families in her town live in disastrous conditions. Depending on the need and case, Hafuta organizes renovations, w

Lessons From Crimea From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ . I must have been sleeping. I must have missed them. Im sure they took place. Im referring to all of the BDS rallies on

insights on THE TORAH Choose Happiness BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE In this weeks parashah, Parashas Shemini, Aharons sons died and Aharon reacted with silence, as the pasuk tells us, Vayidom Aha


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