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See Page 103 See Pages 35 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 11 20 KISLEV 5775 DECEMBER 12, 2014 FROM THE EDITOR BY LARRY

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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 46 40 84 34 102 77 101 48 36 26 43 61 107 13 72 44 70 108 63 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Commun

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LUACH December 12December 20 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 20 Kislev Erev Shabbos Friday, December 12 Daf yomi Yevamos 69 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah C

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Ive been asked to step aside so that my bags could be more thoroughly searched, I was pleased to cooperate even though the experience was an additional hassle. B

just had to scoot though security and to the gate to await departure. My boarding pass had a prechecked TSA status so I was able to immediately get on the short security line to send my carryon bag an

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 tell them what went on down here. So we assemble ourselves and, along with scores of other passengers, head toward the rather quickmoving line past the same two wome

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Easts only real democracy, and now it is time for a divorce of sorts. Disguised as a mere 66yearold state despite her thousands of years of existence, Israel

Eli Yishai and Benjamin Netanyahu It is a political oddity, but historically, with few exceptions, Israel has been tougher on their Palestinian neighbors when led by more liberal and leftleaning lead

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Cutting and storing. Dust a cutting board with confectioners sugar and pull the marshmallow away from the pan with a greased rubber spatula, inverting it onto the cutting

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Yeshiva League Roundup Derech Hatorah loses to HANC, 7348. Derech Hatorah could not overcome HANCs tenacious fullcourt press and never really got out of the starting gate. Adam Motovich put on a show,

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Insufficient Fun BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER If you think its a hassle to open a bank account, just try closing one. We did. It takes forever. Opening an account takes forever too. First of all, they have,

But then recently, the bank sent out letters, which they figured no one would read, that they were going to start charging people who had less than a certain amount in the bank. If you had less than 2

Passive Aggressive BY DONI JOSZEF He emails you. And you ignore it. He texts you. And you ignore it. He calls you. And you ignore it. You just have no patience for this guy. Hes a pain in the neck. An

passive aggression. But why Whats the conscious or subconscious rationale behind passive aggression The very term passive aggressive appears selfcontradictory. Passive implies compliance, obedience, a

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Signs Of The Times It took a little time, but Nassau County, which is where I reside, is finally coming to its senses. In the spirit of literary accuracy, l

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 38 ered when a notice, informing them of the charges, arrived in the mail. People all over Nassau County have been protesting, and legislators along with politi

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 40 them, added Rabbi Dayan, if the owner immediately chases after them, we need to return them. Rashba implies that the reason is that this shows that he did not a

insights on THE TORAH Vayeishev Image And Influence From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN How much do our parents and grandparents influence us Of course, the genes we inherit from them determine

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, I think my wife is addicted to her iPhone. She is on it around the clock. You could say that as

I read your email, I noticed the thoughts and feelings of playing second fiddle are similar to those expressed by spouses of addicts. For example, they say, She would choose the addiction over me. Fri

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Electoral Confusion One of the main goals of this column is to give you a sense of what it is like for us living in Israel. Although I sometimes struggle to get my

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Question I have been in the shidduch parashah for a long time. I get set up a lot, but things do not go very far. My friends started convincing me to go to singles events, though it is not really my t

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 48 running a private singles event where the singles are handpicked. That would not be much different from someone inviting guests of their choice to a meal in their h

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 50 Western Division Frisch TABC Ramaz Hillel Heschel JEC MTA SAR Kushner Boys JV Basketball Eastern Division North Shore HAFTR Flatbush DRS Shaare Torah HANC Magen Da

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 53 4234 with 1455 to go. The Maccabees responded with an 112 run to make the score 5336 with 1110 to play. From that point the Maccabees coasted to victory. Yeshiva c

beloved wife, Penina Batsheva, who is his driving force and inspiration. Penina was born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, but met Yosef while pursuing a career in the Big Apple, and they

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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

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Robbery In The Name Of Safety There is an old expression that is used when someone believes a convoluted story that is obviously fakeIf you buy that

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Hosts BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Powders 6. Some dances 11. Dead Sea 14. Indian language that sounds Jewish 15. Indian coin 16. Guys 17. Artist who won Israels W

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A Great Miracle Happened Here The Growth Of The Levi Yitzchak Library The news shocked the community Levi Yitzchak Wolowik, the adorable, endearing, wisebeyondhisyears son of shluchim Rabbi Zalman and

Dont Send In The Clowns From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ . I asked my college students the other night what we can learn from the Garner case in Staten Island, the case in C

Why The Left Despises Netanyahu Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER The day last week when Israels ruling coalition abruptly came to an end, meaning that Israel is heading towards new elections and that

will, in the coming elections, continue to confirm that Judaism is the reason for Israels existence and the justification of Israels existence. Those having a tough time with Netanyahus possible reele

AdSavvy Continued from Page 65 raffles, and giveaways are clever ways to get personal information from people like names, addresses, and telephone numbers so that more advertising can be directed at t

their dates. Last week I received a call from a shadchan at about 1 oclock in the afternoon, says the company. The shadchan stated, I have three couples going out this evening how soon can you deliver

Achiezer Presents Eldercare II BY N. PERLMAN Eldercare II, Achiezers longawaited eldercare conference, has created a buzz all around town as it makes its first return after a hiatus of three years. Fo

port for the caregiver, and a session about handling endoflife issues and critical care in hospital situations. The conference will close with a powerful keynote session by Rabbi Ephraim Eliyahu Shapi

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Just Us My conversation with Yosef on Friday, December 5, went something like this What time is everyone coming for Shabbos Just us this week, Yussie. What

through the organization Zichron Chana Bayla. The girls decorated Tshirts to be used as hospital gowns for sick children. Hopefully the beautifully decorated shirts will brighten up a sad and frighten

Diamonds Are Forever Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM With the arrival of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and gridlock shopping days, we are deluged with gif

do so. The kallahs parents and the chassans parents should not send flowers to each other, even for Shavuos. The shtreimel or spodik, for the chassan, is to be purchased by the chassans parents at a c


Chanukah Cookies Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Chanukah and cookies always seem to go together along with latkes and sufganiyot. We all have family favorites that, if not served, will cause a minor me

Slice Of Life Continued from Page 75 1 Tbsp. instant coffee or espresso crystals 1 Tbsp. vanilla 1 cups coarsely chopped hazelnuts or pecans 2 cups milk or semisweet chocolate chips Directions Preheat

Community News From Around The World Ramat Givat Zeev Planning Of Country Club Complete The Ramat Givat Zeev neighborhood continues to set new standards of quality of living. The planning has now been

Community News Continued from Page 77 and cofacilitated by all of the attendees. At the conclusion of the event, all the trainees agreed that Sibshops are an important resource for families, providing

of the IDF Minorities Unit, an Arabicspeaking unit of the Israel Defense Forces, and is made up of Druze soldiers. Today, 85 percent of Israels male Druze population chooses to join the Israeli milita

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Community News Continued from Page 79 gram with a family Chanukah festival, appropriately named Chanukah Art Festival. A series of Chanukah and artthemed workshops have been scheduled, including Soil

Community News Continued from Page 81 the Jewish people, where they learned about Jewish history and Jewish continuity in the Diaspora. The amount of emotions and tears in the synagogue underlined the

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Community News Continued from Page 82 than achieving their potential, which should not be the case, said Nathan Diament, executive director of the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center. The ABLE Act will del

REACHING OUT Continued from Front Cover Not to minimize anyone elses losses or tragedies, but there was something additionally unconscionable about the murder of the four men who were brutally killed

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REACHING OUT Continued from Page 90 How and when and in what format the money will be distributed is still being formulated, Zlotowitz says. He is coordinating the effort with Rabbi Nissin Kaplan of t

went wrong in schoolteaching them to put words to their feelings and listen to their bodies. When it comes to food, however, this process might be colored by the parents own anxieties related to food

MENTAL WELLNESS Continued from Page 93 environment. Selfefficacy is associated with wellbeing in many psychological studies. Selfefficacy implies that a person feels capable to control, impact, and ef

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MENTAL WELLNESS Continued from Page 94 negative feelings and teach your child to do the same. The main rule here is to realize that negative feelings wont kill. If left to run their course, they usual

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MENTAL WELLNESS Continued from Page 96 When I started working with patients with eating disorders, I was hesitant. I was worried about becoming an engineer of body parts and calories and about being s

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Crown Heights Stabbing Victim Regains Consciousness December 10Levi Rosenblatt, the 22yearold Israeli student who was stabbed in the head Tuesday morning during a knife attack at the world headquarter

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Sheasah Nissim The Shulchan Aruch writes that if one passes a place where a miracle occurred to him, he recites the blessing of sheasah li neis bamakom hazeh

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS RCCS Magical Night Of 2getherness, December 15 To say that this event is the most anticipated entertainment event of the year would not be an exaggeration. For thousands of peopl

information about any part of the Gan Ami program or the new fouryearold program, contact Fran directly at 5164266925. How does Gan Ami do it They are professionals, they are experienced, and, most of

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 103 committed to spreading his teachings stateside. Dr. Carr spoke on the topic of The Power of Authenticityhow important it is to be genuine and real on a da

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 104 tracted Florida Virtual School Global to serve as a provider as well. This year, the onlinelearning program has expanded and now offers AP computer scienc

letters to THE EDITOR One Burger With A Side Of Acceptance Dear Editor, I am a 50somethingyearold baalas teshuvah, and Rabbi Hoffmans article The Case of the Treif Hamburger December 5, page 104 reall

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ The Bet El gala dinner was on Sunday night. Getting into Manhattan was smooth as far as the highway traffic, but once in the city it was ultimate gridlock. Since w

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 106 rated from maternal DNA and analyzed for any abnormalities. This breakthrough may prove to radically change the field of prenatal genetics, as these tests

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