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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover there are husbands who punish their wives by not allowing them to ever remarry. This, of course, is known as the agunah problem, where wives separated from

would annul the obligation to pay the kesubah, a get would still be required because of either a rabbinic stringency or on account of doubt regarding a biblical requirement. Two Limiting Factors The

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SHULS Continued from Front Cover like and the cholent has the exact proportion of meat and potatoes they favor. And, when it comes to membership dues, people more and more judge their options based on

LUACH January 31February 8 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 30 Shevat Erev Shabbos Friday, January 31 Daf yomi Yoma 84 First day Rosh Chodesh Adar I Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M.

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SHULS Continued from Page 9 ant part of life, and one which lends itself to the greater exchange of ideas and information that contributes to our religious and spiritual growth. Youth programs. Though

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover issue of TVwatching with a misapplied emphasis on a misunderstood reality. Im going to go out on a little limb here and say that even though some of our yesh

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 14 consistency is habitforming and there are most likely kids around today that have to have their TVs on all the time or fall asleep with their iPads on their laps

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover a practice I was brought up with in my fathers home and that we in my family and so many others participated in. In fact, the gemach, the freeloan society, that

especially when it came to business obligations for a new business. She and my uncle were so kind, generous, and gracious for all those years that I occasionally needed their assistance. There is a th

ENEMIES AND ISRAEL Continued from Page 19 ported UN Security Council sanctions bill on Iran, there was no talk of destructiveness, insults or affronts the U.S. was merely disappointed. And when, in Oc

Knesset Members Observe Holocaust Remembrance At Auschwitz BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ Watching thousands of Poles dance to Klezmer music just 50 miles from the Auschwitz death camp, Johnny Daniels could feel a

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Knesset In Auschwitz Continued from Page 21 a growing awareness among Polish priests and farmers of the need to demarcate the countless mass graves of Jewish Holocaust victims that dot the Polish coun

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insights on THE TORAH Terumah The Letter And The Light BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS Keil Adon, which we find in Shabbos morning prayers, is written in alphabetical or

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Monday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and about 50 Knesset Members went to Poland, to Auschwitz. Seeing pictures of them walking through the gates of

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insights on THE TORAH Gifts That Keep On Giving BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE The parashah begins with Hashem telling Moshe to accept donations from the Jewish nation for the building of the Mishk

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian In Case Of Fire, Break Glass Mr. Brand was walking home one evening, when he saw his neighbor, Mr. Moses, getting into t

ties maintain that that obligation applies only to one who damaged mazik the property intended to be distributed. If the loss resulted from the shomers negligence, he has no obligation to replace the

For The Kids Continued from Page 33 He also brought along his Mitzvah Men. I dont know why, but Id been under the impression that the Mitzvah Men are those walking mitzvos that seem to follow him arou

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Tropical Flavors While we attempt to defrost from the wintery weather, dreaming of escaping somewhere tropical might just pull us through till spring arrives. Coconut milk

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Baby, Its Cold Out There Well, it has been quite a winter this year so far. I dont know which one I am sick of morethe heavy snows we seem to be acc

Sharons Lasting Legacy Strategic TradeOffs Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER When Gush Katif was destroyed nine years ago, four communities from Northern Samaria were also systematically destroyed and

wall and control of Judea and Samaria Possibly. And as we witness the results of Sharons strategic tradeoff, we can judge its worth by ourselves. On the negative side, in addition to the forced transf

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 39 Not to undermine your personal plight, but any man or woman who appears to be nonmainstream in the eyes of whoever they are interested in will commonly endure simil

Skverer Rebbe To Visit Chicago Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM A greatly respected renowned Torah scholar seeking to raise funds for an important Torah

Machberes Continued from Page 41 yeshiva, and leaders, as well as individual petitioners. Thousands will seek the Rebbes blessing, advice, and guidance on religious, personal, and business concerns. O

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Machberes Continued from Page 42 Rebbetzin Chana Sima, ah, married Rabbi Yitzchok Twersky, ztl 18121885, affectionately known as Reb Itzikel, the seventh son of Rabbi Mordechai of Chernobel, ztl 17701

still biblically forbidden. However, ordinarily if one intentionally eats an amount of food that is equivalent to a large date in the requisite time on Yom Kippur, a biblical precept was violated that

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, When I met my daughterinlaw Sandy several years ago, she acted supersweet to me and everyone in our family. Nonstop smiles, hugs, and kisses really over the t

encounter with these types can leave you with enough joyful energy to affect the quality of the rest of your day. These are the people who possess an abundance of positive energy and share their energ

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 47 What can you do with your current frustration On a practical level, I suggest that you text Sandy when you need to communicate with her. It can be a real blessing for yo

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman ter taste. Its not a big deal I just quickly take another swig of water and all is well. As strange as this might sound, I have been doing things this way f

All that happened eight days ago. My kitchen floor is swept daily, either by me or by the lady who comes in to clean for me. And the floor has been washed since that day as well. Still, no pill. Nothi

5TJT Puzzle Getting Back On Schedule BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Gwynn, once 6. Walter White broke this way 9. Tree hanger 14. Top gun, e.g. 15. The other Manning, this season 16. Former First Lady 17. S

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Aleh Foundation To Honor Bob Turner At 2014 Dinner This year the Aleh Foundation will honor distinguished leaders in medicine and mental health, education, civic life, and the arts at its dinner to be

versity Hospital, where he created the geriatric division at the 650bed teaching facility. Since 1989, he has been president and CEO of the University Physicians Group, one of the largest physician gr

Yeshiva Gedolah Celebrates 11th Year In the coming weeks, Yeshiva Gedolah of the Five Towns will celebrate the completion of its new home. At its second annual dinner, it will celebrate its 11th year

a speech pathologist and acts as a supervisor for Cerebral Palsy Associations of NY State. Burry and Tamar are the proud parents of a beautiful threemonthold girl, Shira Leah. Harbotzas Hatorah Award

Photo Prose Continued from Page 57 additional lights, there is very little mathematics involved. Mathematics is required to understand and predict how the intensity and spread of light vary over dista

The Buyers Lawyer BY YITZCHAK STEINBERG AND SHIA GETTER Why you need a lawyer when drafting your contract Identification. First of all, the lawyer will check that the seller is the seller. You have to

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Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Another Great Escape Everyone is back where they should be this fine morning as I sit in front of the computer and muse about the events of the past couple

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Ohels First Sibatone Over the past few years, Ohel Childrens Home and Family Services has developed an incredible Sibshops program for children with siblings who have a developme

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 61 before a morning pickup, and then getting restless and getting there way too soon. At 641 a.m. I inquired, Which building Abt to be questioned, she replied. What

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 62 The Sibatone was enhanced with singing, games, beautiful dcor, delicious food catered by Meal Mart, oneg Shabbos generously donated by Pomegranate, and the

Some businesses lost power entirely. No problem. NewTel quicklyand automaticallyrerouted their calls to cellphones at other locations so their business day continued smoothly. Power was out but they w

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 Jewish Womens Circle is a successful project of Chabad of Hewlett. There is so much to learn from the cycle of trees emerging from their sleep and how it r

sonearned a place on the Top Performers list for the third consecutive year. St. Charles most recently received this recognition for pneumonia, surgical care, and stroke measures. This year Mercy was

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 I am. This group is open to mothers. The perek the mother gets is hers to say daily until the person gets married, and then I should be notified so I can r

platforms, the Nassau County Police Department has offered assistance as it is alarming that Five Towns residents have been subjected to several hateful messages on MTA properties. Nassau County will


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 Just as quickly, our community sprang into action. Both Rabbi Kanner, venerable coordinator of Chevra Hatzalah, and the indefatigable Zvi Bokow, called Ach

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 SKA Reunion In Israel With the participation of 95 of the Class of 2013, the annual Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls reunion, held in Israel the we

Say Hello To Aloha The search for a thorough and efficient dry cleaner may have ended. Meet Aloha Cleaners, located in the strip mall on the corner of Doughty Boulevard and Burnside Avenue in Inwood.

Education Continued from Page 73 is being considered by the state legislature that the entire Jewish community should support the Education Investment Incentives Act, also known as the Education Inves

Kiddush Insurance BY VIVIAN B. SKOLNICK, PH.D. Orthodox Judaism is flourishing. Never have we had so much education on such a high and intensive level for men and women. One cannot fail to be impresse

Kiddush Insurance Continued from Page 75 There seems to have developed a split between observing ritual practices and ethical behavior, i.e. middos. One of the main ways children learn is through mode

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Project Inspires Week Of Inspiration BY C.B. WEINFELD The atmosphere was charged, pulsating with energy. This was the grand banquet, the final hurrah. The 60plus participants of Push Your Limits, a we

and growth, Viktor had mentioned that he would love to own a pair of tefillin. Ephraim Vashovsky sensed that his partners desire was the real thing. Incredibly, he had purchased the tefillin during th

Community News From Around The World Menachem Stark, zl, Honored At Krula Annual Dinner Hundreds of Williamsburg residents gathered Saturday night to pay tribute to businessman Menachem Stark, zl, at

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Community News Continued from Page 84 Jaguar attained the 1 position in the J.D. Powers consumer sales satisfaction index. Jaguar has been scored first or second place in this survey for seven years r

surprises, including Nachums special take on Super Bowl commercials. On game day, the Nachum Segal Network will stream the Kosher Halftime Show directly from its website, www. Followi

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Community News Continued from Page 87 The prerequisite for attending this event is having given or received a get. While the organizers understand that many peoples situations are complex, they need t

Wealth Management Continued from Page 89 the business. And how making a million or two wasnt enough. Ever see what a drug addict is like when hes used up his junk Mr. Polk asks his readers, and tells


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