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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover worth of work. As Ive chronicled here, my wife and I were two of the honorees earlier this month at the 18th annual Chabad of the Five Towns dinner. We had a lot

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 9 make. At one point shortly after the date of the Chabad dinner was changed, I advised the rabbi not to reschedule it. You took your best shot and had good intentions,

LUACH December1July 9 5 July 28January ZIP Code 11516 15 Teves Friday, December 28, 2012 Daf yomi Shabbos 86 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighti

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 10 The tugofwar over whether a yeshiva or other dinner should be held within the four walls of its own institution, as Yeshiva Darchei Torah is doing this year and HALB

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Im not sure what is going on there, but there seems to be a turf war less of the West Side Story variety and more in the direction of trying to control the t

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 14 As with many other pronouncements that emanate from Jerusalem and Bnei Brak in these leaders names, they slide down a contrived and sometimes shapeless chain of

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover eration or two ago. Certainly we seem to have come a long way. There is one area, however, where for some reason our community has latched onto a kashrus le

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover over the fiscal cliff years ago, allow me to explain. One of my favorite stories and, without exception, the most emotionpacked episode in Genesis, i

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 20 6. It would cause an overall improvement to our kashrus standards and help prevent people from stumbling in this area of halachic observance. The reality is tha

FLIPPING Continued from Front Cover er abruptly stops following the commands of my fingersripping, rupturing, and leaving my frame with a nasty birthmark in the form of a halfbitten price tag. Happens

FLIPPING Continued from Page 23 hard to unlearn, and this holds truest for habits of the mind and heart. While it is tempting to assume this phenomenon reflects something novel, something telling of t

U.S. Liberal Jews Assault On The Kotel B Y T Z V I B E N G E D A LYA H U A Diaspora campaign, promoted by the New York Times, is pressuring Prime Minister Netanyahu to consider a radical change in tra

Kotel Continued from Page 25 The effort by Reform and Conservative leaders to be accepted as equals to Orthodox rabbis is the opening shot in what is bound to be a power struggle on issues far beyond

Iran To Perpetuate Syrian War December 25Tehran is developing its own plans for continuing the Syrian war and maintaining its grip on the country, even as the U.S. and Russia press on with secret disc

insights on THE TORAH right to the spot, and the tribes positing that the spot belonged to Yaakov. Yaakov even had the to prove to Eisav that the spot was not rightfully his. In the midst of this al

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Last week I wrote about the horrible massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. I think that most people are sympathetic to the families who lost loved ones. And all over t

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find such a shadchan Do you have any other suggestions We want to keep this private from our neighbors, friends, and family. Thank you very much for your help. The Panelists Respond Question We have

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 33 abilities. However, unlike the lawyer who takes an oath, a shadchan does not have the same requirements. Unlike a lawyer, a shadchan can never be disbarred and has

able and appropriate shidduch for your son. Baila Sebrow is president of Neshoma Advocates, communications and recruitment liaison for SovriBeth Israel, executive director of Teach Our Children, and a

letters to THE EDITOR From The Depths Of My Heart An Open Letter As the horrific news from the Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Conn., massacre unfolded, I became uncontrollably emotional, which left me

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insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Secret And Yaakov called his sons, and said Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the end of days. Bereish

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 36 sidic right to the Modern Orthodox, was indicted in the press for issues related to abusive behavior against children. Right to left, there was a major sti

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 38 of the cosmic clock of history and blind to its own steady advance towards harmonious perfection. Only under such conditions are our positive deeds vested with

insights on THE TORAH Vayechi Spiraling Downward BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS Yaakov lived in the land of Egypt 17 years . . . Bereishis 4728 The beginning of Parasha

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 40 up the stairwells to service the residents who could not come down while the elevator was out. Medicine and food were cheerfully brought up to all in a tim

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 43 ing about what we had lost. But on their level, our children had lost everything they owned and had too. They, too, wanted their stuff back. We have since

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Midreshet Shalhevet Expands Arts Courses By Leah Reich This year, Midreshet Shalhevet has expanded its art curriculum to include a wider range of exciting media and venues of stu

variably happy with their choice of yeshivot in Israel. This years Shabbaton was held in the Old City, at Yeshivat HaKotel, where a number of Rambam boys are learning. Shabbos was ushered in with Minc

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 47 gan with chants of Get Red drowned out by screams of Get White only to be overshadowed by roars of Get Green it was obvious that everyone had an amazing ti

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 48 some amazing and delicious combinations, which would make any dentist proud. Musical IQ then treated them to a unique interactive drum experience, where t

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Penne With Asparagus, Peas, And Mushrooms Getting Your Kids To Eat More Trying out new recipes for dinner and Shabbos might be a challenge when picky eaters come into pla

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen The Last Week Of 2012 This has been a very challenging end to the year 2012. Most of us have been dealing with the aftermath of Storm Sandy in one w

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Silver Linings After losing my Camry in the October flood, I was forced to replace it with another vehicle. Without giving much thought to it, I leased anot

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A Film Informs My Shma BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN As a single young man in 1977, I once found myself in a science museum where I viewed a justreleased short film thattheres really no other way to put itexpa

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, My husband Eli and I have been married about two years and we dont have children yet. When Eli a

the anger will only corrode your marriage and your heart. There are certain revelations a spouse can make that would be dealbreakers. This is a family publication, so I will not get into too much deta

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REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 54 boiler room and putting in a new boiler and water heater, that everything is being done to code. I have been researching this one all week and frankly could not find

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Daas Torah The Gemara records an incident where Rav Huna admonished his son Rabbah for not studying under the guidance of Rav Chisdah, whom Rav Huna consider

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 51 tims of Hurricane Sandy. Door prizes and Split the Pot raffle the night of the event. Dinner and show package is 85 per person inclusive glatt kosher buffe

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 ally spread the message and raise much needed funds for the Friendship Circle. The Friendship Circle reaches out to families who have children with special

Tiferet Academy Secures Space In N. Woodmere Tiferet Academy, a new yeshiva opening in the Five Towns in September 2013, has secured school facilities inside the North Woodmere Jewish Center Congregat

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 munity by the Rebbe since he assumed his position as successor to his father, Rav Moshe Yehoshua Hager, ztl. Hundreds of community members thronged to gree

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 70 It is clear that the hanhalah of Yeshiva Orchos Chaim intends to hit the ground runningputting all the essential elements in place to build a remarkable ma

My mother is a dedicated daughter who was always there for her parents when they were sick. Her mother is still alive, baruch Hashem, and my mother goes to visit her daily. She helps various poor fami

Join us for our 11th year in Florida Hosted by JEFF BRAVERMAN DAVID GROSS returns as our Passover Director ScholarsinResidence Featuring RABBI DR. NORMAN LAMM Chancellor of Yeshiva University Beach

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 Nutmeg State, yet he is firmly anchored in his adopted city, taking an active leadership role in the community. He is heavily involved in the mikveh and th

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Community News Continued from Page 81 and often serves as a scholarinresidence at synagogues and Jewish communal institutions. He edited and contributed to a twovolume Festschrift entitled Turim Studi

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Community News Continued from Page 83 children, and telling her children about her former life. But the middle school students did not accept it. Where is Gerda they demanded to know. Children born in

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 Community News Continued from Page 85 attraction is that it

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Community News Continued from Page 86 loved it so much that by third grade my parents bought a piano for me to practice on at home. My love for piano was paralleled only by my love for singing. Nervou

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