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ROAD TO HEIL Continued from Front Cover with whom the user disagrees, or in the ostensible service of humor. Placards of Yitzchak Rabins image in a Nazi uniform were brandished in demonstrations befor

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ROAD TO HEIL Continued from Page 7 to the designs Nazi Germany had on the world in the 1930s inappropriate Most of us would say its no stretch at all. Dov Hanin, however, a member of an Arab party in

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover jagged terrain of Queens that includes the mostly Jewishpopulated areas of Reads Lane and parts of Bayswater. On occasion I hear from Jason Shtundel, a 27yearold

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 11 tion to outofcontrol crime sprees todays patrols are largely focused on keeping our areas safe even from routine crime. Police resources are limited and the cops sim

in their homes and unable to leave. The Far Rockaway Shomrim was also instrumental in salvaging the Torah scrolls that would have otherwise been submerged in the floodwaters that inundated Congregatio

LETTERS Continued from Front Cover of the settler movement, completely reversed gears in later life. He views that as a betrayal, much more so than if Sharon had been a lifelong leftist and settlement

Do you remember our goodbye ritual You would say, I love you. I would say, This much . . . , with my arms spread apart, and you would continue to say, Deep down in my heart way down deep, to infinity

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover who was then the CEO of El Al Airlines. What he said at the time seemed misplaced, and certainly not anything near a toppriority issue. It was still a half y

of those who urge others to live poor. It sometimes seems like something akin to the old communists preaching communism to the masses, which ultimately failed because all the communist leaders were ca

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 17 burgeoning numbers Or perhaps the situation is somewhere in between, in a place that it seems neither side is interested in addressing seriously. And that is wha

etary arrangement and is not a standalone issue. In our case as well, it seems clear that the passenger is receiving something of value from the driver, and that is the ride itself. Thus, when the pas

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 19 The event began with words of introduction from Yaniv Meirov, the operations manager of Chazaq, and was followed by Rabbi Zohars lecture. The rabbi spoke abo

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Birthright Expands Free Trips To Israel BY JACOB KAMARAS The TaglitBirthright Israel program has expanded eligibility for its free 10day trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 1826. Teenagers wh

The ColorBlind Bind From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ . Early reports are that 31,000 tickets were snapped up by consumers as a result of the Delta Airlines fare glitch. It s

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Israel Reaching Out To The Diaspora BY SAM SOKOL Israel is interested in bolstering the Jewish identity of those living in the Diaspora. Thats not news. All of us covering the Jewish world beat for ou

A Fruitful New Year Reaching Out Continued from Page 27 What Is To Be Accomplished At the outset, the initiative was designed to bring world Jewry to Israel and bring Israel to world Jewry, a docume

Purchase Agreements Done Right BY SHIA GETTER Mazal tov You found a promising new project and have decided to purchase. May your new apartment in Israel bring you much nachas, and may you enjoy your i

insights on THE TORAH Mishpatim No Deposit, No Return From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN If he came in alone, he goes out alone Shmos 213. Once upon a time, Yiddishspeaking Jews coined the phra

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Hello BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I try to get along with people and not let the little things bother me. If someone does something that annoys me, I just passiveaggressively write about it in an article,

Or how about the expression Dont look a gift horse in the mouth. Why Are birds going to fly out I dont understand why someone would look in its mouth. Someone gives you a horse as a giftand no ones ev

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Staying Fit On Vacation Going on vacation is all about getting away and relaxing, detaching from the rest of the world and rejuvenating ourselves to get us through the res

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Save Me A Seat Shlomo and Kalman planned a trip during winter vacation. Well meet at the bus station and board together,

parents, or childrenwho are getting on at the same stop, it is permissible see Mishpetei HaTorah 185. From The BHI Hotline Paying The Partnership Q I borrowed a tool from my neighbor, and he was nice

The Doubling of Kiryas Yoel Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM A little more than one year ago, residents of Kiryas Yoel in Monroe, NY, were pleased to lea

On Friday, December 27, 2013, the annexation application was formally submitted by the alliance of property owners to the Town of Monroe, the Town and Village of Woodbury, and the Village of Kiryas Yo

Prevention And Communication Are Essential To Treating Heart Disease Like the tick . . . tick . . . tick of a time bomb, Jeffrey Novack sensed that he might be on the verge of a heart attack. With int

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, I am writing in to you about a complicated situation involving my wife, Bracha. I have changed s

is conflicting as to whether true narcissists can change. Regardless of Brachas issue, the change has to come from within her. You cant change her. And even then, there would be no quick fix or magic

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman An Envious Person Many people use the words envy and jealousy interchangeably, as if they have the same meaning. They do not. The difference between the two

The Home Care Corner BY TANIA HAMMER CARING PROFESSIONALS For about a year, everyone who is Sams friend got Facebook updates like the following Effys sleeping. Is anyone going to Costco I need paper

Meet The Neighbors Home Care Corner Continued from Page 45 sure he will do all he can to address the needs of this population. He said he was ordering electric shopping scooters for older customers w

What Is Your Experience Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO What have your experiences been with photographers Have you been either very happy or upset with your photographer or videographer Please share so I

5TJT Puzzle Winter Break BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Antiquated 6. Kind of terrier 10. Rhyme scheme 14. Japanese port 15. 1990s Spielberg film 16. Big bishop 17. Cold 18. Like one at a minyan 19. Some tri

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Lion Of Israel 1 13 17 20 23 27 F 2 I 3 N E 4 5 14 E C O L I 21 15 18 T O N E 6 7 8 9 U P O N B U G S 24 30 33 22 16 19 S A L 10 11 12 Rav Yaakov

Spending Shabbos In The Old City The Year In Israel BY MAX FRUCHTER Having been fortunate to stay in Yeshivat Hakotel this past Shabbos, I was truly blessed to have experienced an uplifting Shabbos in

Having washed and made Hamotzi, everyone enjoyed delicious challah followed by different salads and dips along each table. As deli meats and chicken were being brought out by two young volunteers, Rav

Little Voices, Powerful Prayers PHOTOS BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS The HALB firstgrade girls and boys received their siddurim following performances in their recent siddur plays held at the Long Beach ca

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Ability To Repay There are new mortgage qualification rules that come into effect in January 2014, brought to you by Congress but regulated by the C

Steady Income The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER My imaginary client, Beryl Klein, had an interesting conversation with an executive recruiter a.k.a. headhunter, during which he learned a lot ab

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow In The Name Of Respect Rav Nachum bar Papa is mentioned in Yoma 67a on a daf that was recently learned by daf yomi participants. What he was quoted as saying

insights on THE TORAH Mishpatim I Love My Master BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS From all of the above, we can see why the ear was chosen to bear the sign of slavery. Bu

HaKadosh Baruch Hu. That is why the sign of bris milah, which represents how a Jew makes his whole being subservient to Hashem, is no longer sufficient for this person. He is not subjugating all the l

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 57 PTach, Rachels Place, Relief Resources, SAVI Takanot Program, Sephardic Bikur Holim, Sephardic Community Center, Shalom Task Force, Shomrim of Boro Park, S

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid Installs Rabbi Mordechai Stern This past Motzaei Shabbos, Parashas Yisro, Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid of Lawrence celebrated the installation of Rabbi Mordechai Stern of Lake

My Jewish Stories of Africa BY IRENE SHALAND My husband and I have been traveling the world together for more than 30 years, ever attuned to the Jewish story that, more often than not, seemed to be an

Inside the sanctuary, Nairobi Synagogue, Kenya My second Jewish story of Africa began few months before our departure there, when almost in a jest I googled synagogue in Kenya. My grandmother used to

Africa Continued from Page 63 the legends the Maasai cared to share. In these legends of origin, the Maasai, according to Merker, maintained that their ancestors were slaves in the land of the Nile an

And his master shall bore his ear through with an awl Shmos 216 Why the ear The ear that heard at Mount Sinai For the Children of Israel are My servantsyet this person went and acquired a human master

Community News From Around The World Feeling The Tragedies Of Israel Everywhere By Gabriel Solomon What goes through your mind as you read about a news event that occurs halfway around the world On Mo

We start with the highest quality select concord grapes from vineyards located exclusively in the United States. Then, we use a unique cold fill process that keeps the grape juice chilled from pressin


If men strive together, and one smite another with a stone or with his fist . . . Shmos 2118 A person is always liable for damage he causes whether inadvertently or willfully, whether awake or asleep

Community News Continued from Page 67 who have recently moved to Israel and require a more gradual transition into academic Hebrew. While JCT has hosted hundreds of international students over its 45y

ceremony held at United Hatzalahs headquarters, where he also personally dedicated an ambucycle to United Hatzalahs fleet. It was a great pleasure and honor for me to join this organization, and to me

Community News Continued from Page 71 Hatzalah Founder and President Eli Beers TED talk or visit Marking 70 Years Since The Destruction Of Hungarian Jewry The International Mar

Pain Without Tears The Courageous Life Of My Nephew BY LOREY FRIEDMAN On December 29, 2013, the 26th of Teves, the beautiful neshamah of Philip Bach, Feivish Shmuel ben Dovid, was returned to his fina

Philip Bach, ah Continued from Page 73 ear. Philip showed his happiness with his smile, with his laugh, and with his words of love and appreciation he was always conveying. Philip loved Yiddishkeit to

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Philip Bach, ah Continued from Page 74 times even for the not so good. In this case, Philip helped make Matthew and Bayla into two of the most sensitive, caring, goodnatured young people I have ever m

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Ginzberg Continued from Page 80 ring income, and he met with their sales team to guide them through the real secrets to making a major profit from LinkedIn. For all his public persona, Issamar says he

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A Jewish Education Is Our True Birthright BY EZRA FRIEDLANDER Jewish philanthropists I offer a New Years resolution that can potentially change the face of American Jewry for decades. Create a Birthri

of financial constraints. This is simply unacceptable For those, like myself, who spend considerable time outside the protective bubble of Boro Park and Williamsburg, it is painful to watch as the sec

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