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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover The sentiment behind the NCYI statement resonates deeply within the heart of every Jew. This is Har HaBayis we are talking about. Everyone wants to see it r

FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 85 48 88 56 76 22B 93 35 55 37 42 45 51 101 11 74 62 99 61 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Communit

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover and who are not sportsobsessed inevitably ask the question in the course of the day What happed to the Mets last night For the few who do not know, the Mets came

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 9 ally in the know that as many as several dozen shomer Shabbos Mets fans attended the Fridaynight World Series game. This, I understand from my source who requested an

LUACH November 1July 9 14 July 6November ZIP Code 11516 24 Cheshvan Friday, November 6 Daf yomi Sotah 11 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 8

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover to make a choice and just stick with it. Constantly getting up to change the channel by manually turning the dial would have broken the dial and my b

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover And both were murdered by people bent on stopping them as their visions gained popular momentum in their respective directions. Yitzchak Rabin was prime mini

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 14 Old City of Jerusalem during the Six Day War in 1967 at the time when the Old City was liberated from Jordanian occupation. The three generals walking side by si

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 16 of fulfilling their part of the agreement. The liberals who had control of him, like Shimon Peres and Yossi Beilin, convinced him not to. The peace effort did no

when that minor prohibition is a rabbinic violation. The clear indication is that when dealing with a Torah prohibitioneven if it is less consequential than a second Torah prohibitionwe do not violate

The Shabbat Project 2015 Generates One Million Stories At the conclusion of Shabbat Project, the hashtagged pictures started appearing on the events website and social media around the world, showing

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REBBETZIN KAMENETZKY Continued from Page 20 Rebbetzin Tzirel Kamenetzky was a true woman of valor. So much of the beauty of the Five Towns community that we see today can be directly traced back to he

Community News From Around The World Finance Ministry Business Delegation Observes Israels HighTech Prowess An international business delegation held under the joint auspices of Development Corporatio

ing on the final number of pies ordered. After the event, well have a bus or truck pick up the pizzas and the people and take them to IDF bases. So far more than 400 pizzas have been sold, and a numbe

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Community News Continued from Page 23 gogues rabbi, said, As always, the show allows us to demonstrate our love and respect for the Israeli and American artists, and in so doing to support their moral

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Community News Continued from Page 26 Esther Williams, one of the founders of Shalom Task Force. I was so impressed with how the community rallied to such a degree, with close to 500 women coming to l

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman My New Pen Pal When I was growing up, many of my friends had pen pals. I had one. I no longer remember her name or where she lived, but I do remember the th

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 29 assumption that writing to a total stranger was something only kids did since we had never heard of adults who did that. As far as I know, the only people my

me of those multiplechoice quizzes that I used to take in school. I hated them then and I hate them still. I often felt that none of the choices were correct and in this case it is pretty much the sam

Paul Ryan A Great Listener Promises To Become A Great Speaker BY EZRA FRIEDLANDER As Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan officially assumes the position of Speaker of the House, third in line to the presi

eliminate just one unnecessary aircraft carrier from the budget, it would probably equal all the waste in SNAP benefits combined. Lest the reader take away that Im not for a strong national defense, t

Zzzzzzz . . . Serenity Now Healing The Natural Way BY DEBORAH ROTHMAN, L.AC., DIPL. AC. My patients who suffer from insomnia either come in because they feel awful, or because their spouse is tired of

nario you have in mind, so you can see a clear picture. Im not sure what you consider a long timemonths or years. Whatever the time span may be, you are aware that the girl you previously remaining f

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 35 less of what you say or do, this girl will be heartbroken. She will end up picking up the pieces of whatever is left of her emotions in the aftermath of that day. H

insights on THE TORAH Stand By Your Man BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE Chazal say that in the merit of righteous women the Jewish people were redeemed from Egypt, and in their merit we will be wor

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Preparing Your Home To Sell Houses take on personalities. This is not something that one might think about on a regular basis. But it holds true. In

Celebrate Food, Family, Shabbos BY ELIZABETH KURTZ Elizabeth has been inspiring her readers, and me, for years. With Celebrate, Shabbos just become a lot more delicious Jamie Geller, bestselling cookb

Celebrate Continued from Page 39 nahs children homes in Israel. If Shabbos keeps the Jews, then giving and caring for others in need keeps the soul, Elizabeth explains. Emunah is all about caring for

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insights on THE TORAH Chayei Sarah Love At Second Sight From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN She became his wife and he loved her. Bereishis 2467 Why are so many marriages failures And why do so

Celebrate Continued from Page 40 Pour the liquid from roasting pan into a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, and let it cook until the liquid reduces by half and is slightly thickened

The Tenacity Of Hope And Change Lessons From Avraham Avinu BY ESTHER M. SCHONFELD, ESQ. Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there se

insights on THE TORAH Growing Old A Torah Perspective On Retirement The Torah considers old age a virtue and a blessing. Throughout the Torah, old zakein is synonymous with wise the Torah commands us

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 45 regards the body as an accessory to the soul, the very opposite is true the spiritual growth of old age invigorates the body, enabling one to lead a productive

would rather a single measure of his own grain than nine measures of his fellows. A working adult, burdened by the demands of life, may nostalgically reminisce on his childhood paradise as a time of f

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Friend Turned Foe Mr. Katz owned an apartment in Eretz Yisrael, which he used mostly during the summer. He would rent it

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Movember BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Huff and puff 5. Holy Land carrier 11. Bialiks TV network 14. Talmudic measurement 15. Simcha in Mexico 16. Color 17. Classic

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 48 In the interim Shimon made an offer on the house that I accepted. Each one is demanding I honor my commitment to him. I shouldnt have agreed to sell it to each

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz can tone down the heat level. A flavorpacked twist on chicken soup made with coconut milk, soy sauce, chicken broth, and fresh herbs. Easy Pho With Beef, Mushrooms, And K

A Throaty Laugh BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I have akchughkchughsore throat. Yeah, I know. A lot of people, when they say they have a sore throat, feel the need to cough in the middle of the sentence so yo

whole huge sock and slipper that goes halfway up their shin. Its so no one will pull them into the dancing circle. I think this might actually come from an Old English remedy of wrapping dirty socks a

MTA Continued from Page 57 sity, and teaches classes on numerous topics across the Jewish spectrum he is also the rabbi of the Mount Sinai Congregation in Washington Heights and a proud MTA parent. De

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MTA Continued from Page 58 some sports, hung out, davened Minchah, and then enjoyed a tasty barbecue. They were happy to end the day on such a high note. Everyone felt fulfilled that they were able to

People Of The Book Classic Works Of The Jewish Tradition BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON DAFYOMISHIURIM In the 5 Towns Far Rockaway Area 430 am 500 am 515 am 530 am 545 am 600 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My close friend Adina is terrific in so many ways. Weve been goto friends for at least five years now. A goto friend is that person you call when you need an

viduals are capable of wisely choosing individuals with whom they can be vulnerable. When that happens, its magical The trust and love that is experienced on both sides and the resulting connection of

Chok LeYisrael Continued from Page 61 dictum of the sixteenthcentury Kabbalist Rabbi Isaac Luria the Arizal, who mandated a daily study regimen of Chumash, Neviim, Ketuvim, followed by Mishnah, Gemara

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Reaching Neverland YU Student Zach Neuman Pens AwardWinning Novel About Peter Pans Origin BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Where Peter Pans story begins . . . St. Augustines fences, covered in an icy black t

been on a website and even then, the response was good. Hopefully, it will only get better from here. RMM Zach, winning the prestigious Wildwood Publishers Literary Award, particularly for a firsttime

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 67 and Racheli Zomberg. They are looking forward to a fun and successful season. athleteson the court and in the classroom. The coach expects the girls to perform at

Singer and kick off the season at home against Kushner on October 26. with a talented group of girls. They have extraordinary skills on and off the court Featuring an ontherise shooter, Taylor Abotol

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 69 comeback, as they return in order to reclaim their spot as league champions. With a strong group of freshmen and developed sophomores, led by captains Eva Ingber a

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Chassidim On Har HaBayis Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM In the insular chassidic neighborhoods in Jerusalem, unusual events have occurred. An apartment

religious works, is one of several rabbis who rule that it is fully permitted to visit the Temple Mount, and it is a Torah commandment for every Jew to strive to ascend to the Mount in purity and with

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS SKA Seniors Escape The Room Its not all work for the twelfthgraders of the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls. On Thursday night, October 22, over 70 seniors went to Mineola

supporting causes that help improve the human condition and enrich the fabric of our community. The renaming program also included Eric S. Goldstein, CEO of UJAFederation of New York, who dedicated th

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 private homes and in her office. She indicated that she can be independent because she is not looking to be a career politician. She has the skills and whe

A Difficult Decision Made Easy A Soldiers Message To Rambam Mesivta Avichai Peretz was just 13 years old when the IDF officers arrived at his house. The knock on the door indicated that something was

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 lied, or 1 in 4 families has a child suffering from bullies. The students discussed the wide array of suffering that bullying can apply to such as physical

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 ning was filled with lots of laughing with great friends and mentors, music, song, and dance. As they left, the teens were already asking about the next pr

to Fashion Week levels. The Jerry Meyer Studio captured every moment and livestreamed the event to hundreds of people watching from home. This years Couture for a Cause proved to be bigger and better

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 82A Alumni talked about their many experiences receiving weekly calls in Israel from multiple members of the faculty, about daily conversations and weekly cha

Parent Guide To An Open House BY MICHAEL SALZBANK It is remarkable how quickly things can change. Just a generation or two ago, Open House was a realestate term. Today it is practically a season in th

Open House Continued from Page 83 anxious to hear all about their wonderful programs, then that is all you will hear. You will be dialed into their pitch and walk away with just what they intended you

No Siege Here BY SHMUEL KATZ I have the great zchus of calling 5TJT editor Larry Gordon a friend and not just someone I work with. Larry is incredibly thoughtful and insightful, and through our intera

Community News Continued from Page 28 was convinced that he didnt belong therehis demeanor and actions were becoming increasingly suspicious. I approached and ordered him to stand, and raise his arms

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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Marjorie Hausman Realty Co 650 Central Ave Cedarhurst 516 5695110 Open House Nov 8 Hewlett Bay Park 143 Everit Ave 123 Open House Magnificent expansive 2 acre waterfront home, 4 B

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Political Roundup Hempstead Election Results As reported by News12 Long Island Candidate Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas D Kate Murray R Nassau LegDist 7 Howard Kopel R Tova Plaut D Hempstead

Community News Continued from Page 86 Associate Principal Ms. Beverly Segal opened the formal portion of the program by introducing thr freshman representative, Five Towns native Meira Saffra, who ent

Central hosts Open House Judaic studies department, one from the humanities, and one from the STEM fields. Visitors were impressed with the enthusiasm and expertise of the teachers. Parents moved to

Community News Continued from Page 95 to be effective for autistic students. It can be paleobiology or another science, or even history, she said. The principles are the same. The point is to take abs

taking place, the feedback directed to our speakers showed how relevant and vast the subject matter was, said student coordinator Eli Nemetz. One of the unique aspects of the speakers responses was th

Community News Continued from Page 97 Young men from Yerushalayim, Bnei Brak, Kiryat Sefer, Emmanuel, Bet Shemesh are headed for IAF flight training, Maglan, Paratroopers, Sayeret Matkal, Shayetet 13,

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Yesterday I read an article in the Jerusalem Post written by Daniel K. Eisenbud about Dr. Meir Margalit, a former Jerusalem city councilman who advocates dividing

News From The Hills Continued from Page 99 published their first book While the entire grade will work on this project, Mrs. Masha Ginian and Mrs. Peri Schonfeld, two teachers of the outstanding first

letters to THE EDITOR What Is AIPAC Dear Editor, Last month, the Five Towns Jewish Times printed a partisan antiAIPAC polemic by Jeff Ballabon How AIPAC Failed Us, October 9, which was accompanied by

Kalever Rebbe To Visit Queens, November 15 We have witnessed the phenomenon of Queens becoming a magnet for increased kedushah. With the rapid growth of yeshivot, more new synagogues and shtiebels spr


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