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See Pages 35 See Page 71 See Page 39 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 34 11 SIVAN 5775 MAY 29, 2015 FROM THE EDITOR Fi

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J SYNERGY Continued from Front Cover While oil has enabled us to make progress in many areas, it seems as if its time is running out even the petrocompanies are running ads acknowledging that oil has

FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian 35 76 34 72 59 86 29 42 37 40 51 15 43 54 38 40 25 Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Around The Five Towns Around Th

J SYNERGY Continued from Page 7 replace old, energydraining machinery as problems arose. For this reason, certain legislation has been passed to change how energyefficiency issues are dealt with. In p

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J SYNERGY Continued from Page 9 J Synergy provides its clients with the knowledge needed to improve their unique energy situations. The Five Townsbased business offers free energy audits and professi

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LUACH May 1July July 29June 69 ZIP Code 11516 11 Sivan Friday, May 29 Daf yomi Nedarim 5 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 834 am 910 am 644

J SYNERGY Continued from Page 13 It all begins with an energy audit, performed by one of J Synergy Greens Energy Starcertified energy auditors who complete a free and comprehensive visual and machine

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover and development of Jewish communal life. He is Rabbi Ronald Greenwald, known as Ronnie to almost everyone who speaks with him, and I had the opportunity over the

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 17 somewhat at a loss, he does have a theory. And that is that even after all these years, Pollard is hiding someone, refusing to divulge the identity of another spy wh

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover I am honored to carry and whose lifes story and lessons shape me daily. I hope that while you are traveling through Krakow, youll take the time to stop

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 19 the chachamim to step in and provide us with explanation, guidance, and sensitivity so as to ensure that the mesorah does not break down at the rigidity of

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 22 I often hear people say shvuos, with a shva under the shin, instead of shavuos. The latter, with a kamatz under the shin, means weeks. The former means oat

The Right To Be Wrong From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ . When I submitted last weeks article about the trial I was engaged in, the jury had not yet returned its verdict. Acc

One Israel Fund Dinner Inspires Fearlessness BY TAMMY MARK Last week, on a beautiful evening in New York City, One Israel Fund hosted its 21st Anniversary Gala Dinner. Featuring a lavish buffet catere

sage. Often going up against critics of Israel, he expressed gratitude to be amongst the true supporters of Israel and eagerly shared his personal experience of his recent visit to Josephs tomb. He de

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One Israel Fund Continued from Page 27 Page, and Carol Szumski of Signature Bank. This outstanding team was honored with the Community Service Award, having gone above and beyond to help One Israel Fu

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 29 10b, to prevent the possibility of peoples saying Hashems name in vain, the Sages invented new words to be used in the formulation of a vow. Originally, one co

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Rational Injustice Many things in life are about ratio and proportion. Inverse and direct proportions cover a multitude of subjects. It is most often though

Be Cool BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Im thinking about moving into my fridge. Its cooler in there, and I would also be closer to the food. My kids would come in and hold the door open, looking for something

24. You should also have multiple pillows, and keep sticking them in the freezer. 25. If you wear a widebrimmed straw hat that shades you from the sun, people will assume youre about 50 years older th

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 35 ing your brotherinlaw. However, should a need arise in the future to validate his signature in order to actualize the kesubah, Dovid could no longer testify to

insights on THE TORAH Naso The SelfMade Man From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN He is a selfmade man who worships his creator. Who said it About whom Well, it doesnt really matter, as long as we

Morning Walks My Journey, Part 10 BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN Before I discuss my difficulties and pleasures of being out of the Eating Recovery Center and getting situated in my new apartment, I must take

concedes that exercise and movement are important parts of a healthy life. But it also mentions people with eating disorders who become obsessed with exercise. I sometimes wonder where I stand current

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ The Teitz Trilogy has produced its third baby. Since Purim we have been blessed with three new grandchildren, the newest one born in the wee hours of Shabbos, erev

due to his great holiness that comes about from separating himself from his desires. This concept reveals an important idea when a person is trying to reach heights in serving Hashem. Every person wan

Question I am a single, nevermarried girl in my early thirties. There is not a guy in the world, I think, who has not been redt to me or whom I have not dated. Recently I met an amazing guy. He is fun

need to ask yourself, Is everyone really crazy I think you will agree it is not possible for every person who knows of this guy to be against the shidduch unless there is a legitimate reason. Whenever

Machberes Continued from Page 43 who relates mipnei darchei shalom to the verse Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and her paths are paths of peace Mishlei 317. Currently, with the threat of ISIS and

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Bad Beehavior During this miserable winter with bucketfuls of snow and ice day after day, I literally started to count down to spring, telling mysel

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Herbs Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Anytime I talk about spring and planting a garden, my friends and family laugh hysterically, roll their eyes, and pray for the poor plants whose fate is preordained

Slice Of Life Continued from Page 47 Put the chicken into the sauce, mix to coat, and then cover and simmer 45 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Place the chicken on 1 tsp. kosher salt

Yeshivah Alumni Basketball Association Annual Dinner The Yeshivah Alumni Basketball Association YABA annual dinner took place on Thursday, May 14, at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck, New Jersey. T

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Sunday At The Park BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Paddan 5. B Hashem 10. Jedi Windu 14. Camp near Nesher 15. Agorot, e.g. 16. Culminating point 17. What many people

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 49 The dinner was chaired by Elliot Auerbacher and Yeshiva Basketball legend Irv Bader. Irv emceed the program, which included some creative and comedic opening remar

Dr. David Ruchelsman, Frisch class of 1994, was a threeyear member of the Frisch varsity team and led them to backtoback championships. He was named MVP of the 1996 finals. He also made the Boston Uni

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My brother Joe is nine years older than me. Until I turned 13, our parents were very devoted, terrific parents to both of us. But after my bar mitzvah, everyt

essence along the way. This is obvious from your description of how he now relates to you and his inability to see you as the fully functioning, successful man that you have grown into probably much t

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Community News From Around The World R Meir Baal HaNes Dinner In Memory Of Mrs. Elka Braun, ah On Wednesday, May 20, hundreds of followers celebrated the annual dinner of Ahavas Zion Ziebenburgen of R

Community News Continued from Page 59 rosh yeshiva Rabbi Eliyahu Soloveichik spoke about Yemei HaSefirah for his sichah, Chavivus Eretz Yisrael, menahel and rosh yeshiva Rabbi Yehuda Shmulewitz discus

John Wallace at MTA Some of the new graduates at Yeshiva Universitys 84th Commencement Ceremony Michael Jordans trashtalking ways, the toughest opponents hes ever defended Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, a

Community News Continued from Page 61 you to see yourselves within a comparative framework. President Joel awarded the Presidential Medallion to Pearl Berger, dean of YU Libraries, and conferred honor

Rav Rimon is also the founder and chairman of JobKatif, an organization that helps evacuees of the disengagement from Gush Katif find gainful employment, serves as community rabbi of Alon Shevut South

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Community News Continued from Page 63 The recipient of two major academic scholarshipsthe Lander College Honors Scholarship and the Touro College Deans ScholarshipNaomi graduates summa cum laude with

Community News Continued from Page 67 Food from Mendys will be available. Due to tight security, please come early. No large bags or backpacks will be allowed into the park. For further information, v

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Community News Continued from Page 68 ists each and were given booklets to complete over the course of the afternoon. Groups had to give directions, in Hebrew, from the entrance of the museum to the e

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Community News Continued from Page 70 Shira Hudes Keter Shem Tov. Keter Shem Tov is a peervoted award bestowed on a senior who reflects the middot, menschlichkeit, and character traits that her peers

around the building, singing songs and dancing with their morahs. All are welcome. For more information, call Mingy at 5162952479. Reb Leibel Zismans Tehillim Minyan. Shabbat, June 13, 745 a.m. Gather

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 the HANC team. Going into halftime, the HANC team was down by 11. Yet, a terrific swing of events occurred when they scored 26 points in the third quarter,

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SERVICES PROVIDED Attention Schools Instructor offering an introduction to law course geared specially for middle school. Role of Courts, How Does One Sue, Wills, Legal Issues, Legal Research, Trial P

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 74 ual and communal accomplishments throughout the school year. Menahel Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe introduced the program, focusing on the small acts of greatness

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 82 I am looking forward to working with Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish and his accomplished senior management team to contribute my experience and abilities

CENSORSHIP Continued from Front Cover Thirteen Principles, were both finalists for the National Jewish Book Award. Shapiro was also the last person to earn his Ph.D. under Rav Soloveitchiks soninlaw,

CENSORSHIP Continued from Page 85 ochel nefesh and the explicit permission to teach it when its laws do not apply, imminently contrasted with the obligation to suppress information about machshirei oc

Phillip Goldfeder and Michael Simanowitz, along with heads of Agudath Israel and numerous New York yeshivas. The meeting was called to build support for NYS Governor Andrew Cuomos proposed new law, th

Houston Flood Continued from Page 87 ten off easy. That doesnt mean I stopped thinking about the car altogetherfar from itbut it was the ultimate lesson in putting myself in others shoes. The way I se

The Biale Rebbe Of Bnei Brak Visits The Five Towns Barely a year has passed since the Biale Rebbes last visit in the Five Townsbut it seems like so much more. Since then, dozens of miracle stories res

Biale Rebbe Continued from Page 89 over the roof of the yeshiva. The yeshiva is in a prefabricated structure and the yeshiva students awakened during the days of the war to the alarming siren warning


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