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See Pages 35 See Page 8 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 27 14 NISSAN 5775 APRIL 3, 2015 FROM THE EDITOR The Seder

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover and wine we are compelled to consume and over what period of time we have to do so. Then there is the marror, or bitter herbs, the dipping of the freshly rubbed

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 7B the Seder. Perhaps more than any other event, more Jews, regardless of their level of observance, partake in a Seder in one way or another than any other religious e

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 10 Both locations will feature a number of kids, so I asked both Esta and Moish about the plan for the socalled kids menu. Esta said that our grandchildren will have a

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover If only. Can you imagine if the captain had known of his copilots intentions He surely would not have left the cockpit. If only. Can you imagine if t

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 14 Saudis and the Egyptians wont race to the arms table they will, at the very least Irans nukes will be within striking distance of Israel. Is there anyone

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OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 16 But what is hidden and concealed is the reaction of our two New York senators. Suddenly they are sitting around the Seder table like the simple son and t

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 18 pose the question to ones rav or posek. This author had posed the question to two major poskim affiliated with the Agudah movement. One, in fact, is a rav of an

LUACH April 2April 11 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 Eve of 14 Nissan Thursday night, April 2 Bedikas Chametz 14 Nissan Erev Pesach Friday, April 3 Taanis Bechorim Daf yomi Kesubos 60 Zmanim Dawn Earlie

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 20 ever, one can say that at this point this is the national liberation movement that exists in current times. 3. Zionism views a Jewish, Zionist, democratic, and

The Obama administration, over sixplus years, has failed to achieve any foreignpolicy successes or accomplishments. As a result, the Iranians know that President Obama is desperate for a deal and to d

HAGGADAH Continued from Front Cover of the rest of the Haggadah is insular dealing with the familyteaching the children the story of the escape from Egypt, etc. Why the sudden interest in outsiders As

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HAGGADAH Continued from Page 28 During the holiday of Chanukah, we light candles each night to commemorate the lighting of the Menorah. The Talmud goes into an enormous amount of debate about the many

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Last week I was going to write about Bibi Netanyahus stunning victory, but then I felt compelled to write about the tragedy in Brooklyn. The Sassoon family is our

Shaarei Zion girls in Brachot Land inations, a land that nurtured vitality and creativityto their very own YSZ Brachot Land Since the Brachot Land breakout on Rosh Chodesh Tevet, when the contest was

News From The Hills Continued from Page 33 encouraged me to incorporate it into the 4th grades writing curriculum. The objective of the project is a perfect fit for our Bais Yaakovs students. It threa

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Question Ive been dating a guy for two years now. Were both in our thirties. We got engaged in January 2014 and planned to get married that June. At the time, we had a lot of crazy things going on tha

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 36 work. In your case, communication and respect are sorely lacking. This guy is categorically telling you that he does not want to marry you. He is also playing mind

My Journey Anorexia The Hidden Disease, Part 3 BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN Before continuing my own tale, I read a bit about anorexia in the Jewish community. This might be surprising, but it is a commonly

Zoo Torah Courtesy of YDT Communications Office ANOREXIA Continued from Page 39 with people. This is the case with many anorexics. As much as I sometimes felt stircrazy, feeling safe was key for me,

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insights on THE TORAH Freedom BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE The main theme of the yom tov of Pesach is freedom. Pesach marks the redemption of the Jewish nation from their exile in Egypt and thei

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Damaged Menachem entered Sofers Seforim Store. Id like a sefer on the laws of Pesach thats userfriendly, he said to Mr.

discovered that one of the pieces was missing. He wants me to replace it or refund his money. I do not doubt his story and am well aware that defective merchandise may be returned upon discovery C.M.

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 47 an extended period of time he is considered negligent since appliances are often discontinued and he must bear the loss see Nesivos 6, who contends that Rema wo

our very best when we are under pressure. I dont know about you, but I need to see a deadline staring me in the face to really get myself motivated. The simple fact is that we produce best under press

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 49 icing, never goes bad There are cans of that stuff in supermarkets and all of them have a long shelf life. Whatever the case, every year, those beautifullook

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Tragic Consequences The horrific housefire tragedy in Brooklyn last week provoked a combination of mourning and soulsearching in just about everyone

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im 46 years old and the mother of five. Im one of those oldfashioned women who absolutely adored being home with my children and raising them without much out

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 53 connect with others, and an acute understanding of human nature. Not to mention the physicality of it all. It sounds to me like you were a very good mother your genuine

Hearing that she would not even have a funeral, the nurses in the ward contacted the hospitals social worker, who in turn contacted the social worker for the Jerusalem municipality. Through their effo

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Thinking While Cleaning Thinking Amorphous, with no shape it came to me. A vague sound, An obscure image. Some say one hears a call from heaven. It took fo

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Passover Basics Passover definitely has its challenges, and one of those just might be figuring out what to prepare to satMatzah. Use to make snacks like matzah clusters b

Series of Worldwide Dirshu Siyumim Culminates with Eretz Yisrael Siyum BY CHAIM GOLD Even if our mouths were as full of song as the sea is full of water and our tongues as full of joy as the multitude

WORLDWIDE SIYUMIM Continued from Page 59 Admorim, and Poskim representing the entire crosssection of Klal Yisrael. Only several select senior Gedolim did not come at that time, because they would arri

yetzer hara is the admonitions and teachings of Chazal. It is thus clear that it is the will of Hashem Himself for every individual to set aside a period of time each day for the study of halacha and

WORLDWIDE SIYUMIM Continued from Page 61 for enriching Klal Yisrael with halacha. Rav Dovid Hofstedter has many zechuyos, but the bringing of halachic observance to the masses on such a scale is a uni

congregants and deliver and facilitate shiurim in daily halacha. Keeping Together, One Halacha at a Time At the major event, Rabbi Paysach Krohn, the wellknown Maggid, spoke movingly, weaving stories

WORLDWIDE SIYUMIM Continued from Page 63 Staten Island, was asked to start the second machzor of Daf HaYomi BHalacha. Rav Dovid Hofstedter then rose and, with great feeling, proposed the charge of the

The Secret of Daf HaYomi BHalacha The Secret of Dirshu BY AVROHOM PARDES It happened when the venerated senior Rosh Yeshiva of the generation, HaGaon HaRav Aharon Leib Shteinman, shlita, walked into t

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Watching The Plagues BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Onkelos, e.g. 7. Casey Bat 12. Fed. property manager 15. Early PingPong score 16. Sew pants again 17. Some J.J.

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People To Lean On BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER In this weeks article, were going to have the big discussion that every couple has at some pointwhether you should make your own Pesach Seder or have a big ext

We forgot to bring back the Seder plate. Whereas if youre in a group, with all the Totties having Seder plates, then at any given point, someones matzos are covered, someone elses are uncovered, one g

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MVP Annual AllStar Day A Spectacular Success On Sunday, March 29, MVP Basketball hosted its 7th annual Boys AllStar Day at SAR High School in Riverdale, home of the SAR Sting. The daylong program feat

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 74 a kosher pizza store, a kosher Dunkin Donuts, and a kosher supermarket were all within walking distance. At halftime of each game, the MVP 3point shootout took pla

12. HAFTR then opened up a lead and had a 2316 advantage at halftime. Waxman led HAFTR with 9 points and Ben Shlomo had 6 for Flatbush. In the third quarter both teams stayed even with HAFTR, maintain

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 77 Calling All Basketball Players The 9th annual New York NCSY Community Basketball Tournament will take place Sunday, May 3. Roundrobin play for 55 and 33 teams beg

MAY Annual Dinner To Honor Community Leaders, April 26 Mesivta Ateres Yaakov will celebrate its annual dinner on Sunday, April 26 at 630 p.m. at Congregation Ohr Torah in North Woodmere. The dinner wi

MAY Dinner Continued from Page 79 vices for communities. Dr. Shapiro has a BA from Touro College and an MA from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work. He has dual NYS licenses in school administration

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MAY Dinner Continued from Page 80 Parents of the Year Dr. Eyal and Mrs. Alla Waldman. The Waldmans represent the very best traits of a MAY family, making their avodas Hashem, chinuch habanim, communit

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 78 ities. Last years event featured a comedy show with worldrenowned comic Joel Chasnoff, along with speeches by basketball legends such as former NBA player Tal Brod

Political Roundup Achiezer And Santino Sponsor FireSafety Event Town of Hempstead Senior Councilman Anthony J. Santino and Achiezer were the main sponsors of a prePesach fire safety event held at Achi

Political Roundup Continued from Page 85 tors to village residents. The smoke detectors are being shipped to Village Hall and are scheduled to arrive by April 3. Mayor Ben Weinstock and Patrick Iaqui

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Political Roundup Continued from Page 86 less than 20,000 and applicants whose remaining award is greater than 20,000. Applicants in the first category will automatically be eligible to receive an int

Political Roundup Continued from Page 93 AdvocacyTeach NYS has brought four advocacy missions to Albany in support of the Education Tax Credit. Delegates met with Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Sen

Shor Yoshuv Celebrates 48 Years BY LEAH GOLDMAN In celebration of Shor Yoshuvs unique ability to cater to the needs of a diverse student body and community through its many programs and services, the

Shor Yoshuv At 48 Continued from Page 95 This is Elis third year in Shor Yoshuv, comments David Portal, Elis father. Hes our third son to learn in the yeshiva and we are thrilled to see how each of ou

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HAGGADAH Continued from Page 30 deeply concerned with the fate of refugee children during the 1999 war in Kosovo, and it was in the course of a sponsored bicycle ride to raise money to build a healthc

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Documentary Review Patterns Of Evidence BY YOCHANAN GORDON Passover is arriving. Millions of pounds of matzah have been purchased, in addition to wine, new Haggados, clothing for the adults and the ki

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Patterns Of Evidence Continued from Page 101 story, reaffirming the preeminence of the Bible as the ultimate book of all faiths. While many look to faith as something to be passed down from generation

Jewish. Shortly before WWII, the general population was counted as 25,000 people, of which more than 10,000 were Jewish. In the 1800s, with the first Radomsker Rebbe establishing residence in Radomsk

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Invalid Kesubos I once heard that an individual was applying for a rabbinic position upon the receipt of his semichah. During his interview, the congregants

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 109 The sum of 519 is pretty paltry for a kesubah, especially since its supposed to be somewhat of a deterrent against a quick divorce. Rav Moshe Feinstein writes

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS HANC Gets Ready For Pesach The students at HANCs Samuel Elizabeth Bass Golding Early Childhood Center and Elementary School in West Hempstead have been busy get Allday trash col

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 111 hot desert sun, explaining why we eat crunchy munchy matzah on Pesach. Reb Michoel explained the process of separating the wheat seeds from the stalk as t

Rav Shlomo Avigdor Altusky, Rav Yaakov Bender, Tommy Rosenman, Hillel Rosenman, Ronald Lowinger, and Rav Dovid Bender Photos by Naftoli Goldgrab Photography Rabbi Feiner presenting award to Dr. and

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 113 behalf of the tzibbur. The shul also paid tribute to its longtime shammes, Reverend Yechiel Hecht, zl, by urging those assembled to participate in the shu

ship. Covice president Ari Levine lit the candle of character, followed by covice president Naomi Liviem, who lit the candle of leadership. David Rabanipour, secretary, lit the candle of service. Afte

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 115 Also discussed was what constitutes dangerous or unusual behavior an adult should not be asking a child for help and how you should respond. At several po

Put Down The Phone And Other Practical Dating Tips BY MARJORIE GLATT It is no secret that technology has changed the way we communicate. Conversations with our friends, family members, and business as

Community News From Around The World Touros Yom HaShoah Commemorations The Touro College and University System will host Commemorating Yom HaShoah A 70Year Perspective, in observance of Holocaust Reme

Mati Goldstein far right with some of the ZAKA team at the Germanwings crash site For more information and to register, visit www.tourdesimcha.org. Though nothing compares to the thrill of crossing o

The Other Four Questions A Conversation With Dov Greenbaum, CEO Of Mold Pro Restoration Specialists BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER 1. Does bleach kill mold Chlorine bleach should not be used in mold remedi

1. Homeowners insurance pays for the water removal and dryout. 2. Mold remediation is more costly, many times not covered by insurance, and more disruptive to your everyday life. Filing an insurance c

Kitniyos A False Attribution A Response To Rabbi David BarHayim BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Generally speaking, it is never a good idea to attack others. It is even a worse idea to attack an av beis din and

Rice, mustard, and corn see M.B. 4534 are also included. So are buckwheat, lentils, and sesame seeds. What about quinoa The Badatz of the Eida Chareidis Madrich HaKashrus 5772, Ch. 15, pg. 47 views it

letters to THE EDITOR A Taste Of Chesed Dear Editor, Anyone who has ever endured a medical crisis knows that time stands still and all sense of normalcy disappears. When my child had a medical scare a

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