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See Page 3 See Page 6 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 103 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 17 NO. 26 11 NISSAN 5777 APRIL 714, 2017 FROM THE EDITO

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FEATURES Book Review R Yair Hoffman 36 43 124 41 31 130 121B 136 92 65 49 13 70 142 48 89 58 59 46 68 66 60 87 91 38 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai

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And every meal offering mingled with oil, and dry Vayikra 710 The meal offering mingled with oil is the donated Meal Offering whose handful is removed before baking the dry Meal Offering is the one br

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover for my son, my mom passed away, we had the wedding and sheva berachos, then my fatherinlaw passed away, then we had more sheva berachos, and an upsherin for my g

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 16 under the most stressful and complicated circumstances. He grew up, had children, and got old, but until these last few years his focus was always his sefarim and mi

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover communities of Judea and Samaria So far, and even though the Europeans are shrieking in protest, a deal is being worked out that should have been the basis o

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meeting with Jason Greenblatt The Palestinians may not be there yet, but that has to be fundamental to any forward movement. This idea advanced and even promoted by

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MARRIAGE Continued from Front Cover after your wedding is this the word equal is good for mathematics it has absolutely no place in a marriage. You must focus on your spouse. You dont focus on your sp

MARRIAGE Continued from Page 23B Who said a wife needs to be there for her husband Its the other way around you have to be there for her. Your job is to be a mashpia giver and her role is that of meka

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MARRIAGE Continued from Page 24 every marriage was meant to be, even a bad marriage. So its not possible to marry the wrong person. Where is this doubt coming from To question that is to question the

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover The yeshiva boys and sem girls know it as the music to the words Hashem melech, Hashem malach, Hashem yimloch lolam vaed, which has taken the Jewish world b

surely she would have been fully justified It would seem not. Even though it may have been in the Jewish interest that Esther gain the kings favor, there is something inherently wrong in not attributi

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS New Addition To Woodmere Business District Pugatch Realty Corp. on behalf of Omek Capital presents allnew construction, executive suites on Broadwith premier luxury office spaces

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 31 storagefile room, and much more. It is located in one of the most vibrant and quaint commercial neighborhoods in the South Shore of Long Islandthe Five Tow

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Haggados In Review BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN The New Chafetz Chaim Haggadah Rebbetzin Pesha Leibowitz, ah, Rav Naftoli Trops granddaughter, used to say, Radin One street longand look what it accomplished

these mashalim quite well making them germane without changing their nature. Also, the original appearance of the mashal or interpretation is always at the end of the piece and is accurate. The Haggad

Seder Time Advice From YidParenting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q. Every year, our Seder lasts around five hours. Although my husband tries keeping it fun for the kids, I believe it would be a better Seder i

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YidParenting Continued from Page 38 sonic speeds while asking, Are we there yet 9. Theres a reason why children should not be drinking alcoholic beverages. Its not safe. I dont even think its a good i

Custom Minhagim BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Pesach is all about minhagim. No two families have the same minhagim, and you always want to make sure that your kids carry on whichever minhagim you have. Minha

Minhagim Continued from Page 41 had the best matzah ever. Maybe the secret is baking it on your back. We all have a minhag to make faces while eating marror. Im picturing my sons telling their wives

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Chametz Order Mr. Leiner recently started working as the office manager in a firm. One of his responsibilities is orderi

HAFTR Holidays BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 43 must construct a partition in front of a gentiles chametz to prevent the Jew from mistakenly eating it, that requirement does not apply to chame

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 44 is davar haaved, work that if not done immediately will lead to loss O.C. 5301 5371. Thus, if the absence of the worker will endanger his job or cause the emplo

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The Fifth Question I remember as a little girl feeling terribly nervous as the Four Questions were about to begin. I was the youngest at the table for most of my growingup years, and I couldnt get out

insights on THE TORAH Tzav The Only One From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Meanwhile, I will live the easy life and pay for the services of a rabbinical professional when I need them. Until the

All In One Athletics They Train The Champions BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Mention the name All In One Athletics to any of the hundredplus basketball players they train weeklyor to the players parentsand

Prior to teaching in Lawrence, he was just a short trip down the road, teaching at Lawrence Woodmere Academy. Dov is a former varsity boys basketball coach for Lawrence High School. He has worked as a

Spring Is Here And Baseball Is In The Air BY ARIELLA STONE I just finished reading a most unusual and groundbreaking novel titled The Season of Pepsi Meyers. As an avid fan of our national pastime, as

Abie Rotenberg of the population is down significantly. While it is true that smartphones have us all reading and writing snippets of information perhaps more than everspending a few hours or more en

Pepsi Meyers Continued from Page 53 tionship with his parents, their connection to their neighbor, Rabbi Elias and his wife, Rachel, who is a strong and central character in the novel. In addition, th

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword The Grand Finale BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Yom Kippur animal 5. Giants owner 9. Moses staff, essentially 14. Beheaded Boleyn 15. Month with a fast 16. Shiluach h

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Ninth Annual MVP Boys AllStar Day A Smashing Success School in Riverdale. The daylong program featured over 150 players from yeshivas leagues throughout the New York and New Jersey metro area, includi

6thgrade MVPs Isaac Solomon HALB and Jesse Cohen MBYA JV MVPs Matthew Jedwab HAFTR and Eitan Pfeiffer MTA players from the East and West of the region, the event showed a great achdus amongst all th

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 61 8th grade Noam Kindelehrer, Yeshivat Noam High School Junior Varsity Jackie Haber, Shaare Torah High School Varsity Raanan Kimmel, TABC Congratulations to the M

Royalty Visits Torah Academy For Girls No, it was not Queen Elizabeth who visited TAG recently rather, it was authentic mothers of royalty as portrayed in TAGs inaugural Bas Mitzvah Event. Becoming a

TAG Bas Mitzvah Continued from Page 63 treated to dancing and singing with Mrs. Bracha Jaffe leading them. Not to be left out, mothers and grandmothers also joined in. One of the most moving moments w

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The Opioid Epidemic In recent months, there has been extensive media coverage on the current opioid epidemic in the U.S. The trend of even shortterm opioid usage can have the tragic effect of causing

The role of acupuncture in the midst of the opioid crisis is of key importance. As referenced in an article in Forbes, Acupuncture has the potential to reduce or even in some cases eliminate the need

Elderproofing For Home Safety BY ANITA KAMIEL , RN, MPS We often think in terms of babyproofing homes, but elderproofing is just as important. Elderproofing an elderly persons environment is critical

place a roughcut tile on the floor for more traction. Try antiskid scuba socks for your loved one, especially for bathing. Make sure you have grab bars for toilets, showers, and tubs. Consider a to

Ever since I learned of his illness, I find myself unable to concentrate on anything else. Im stressed and depressed and feel so helpless. I really dont blame him for his behavior, but Im unable to ac

that he possessed as a boy that you may have admired Everyone has strengths and areas of expertise. Share with him some of the positive thoughts you probably kept buried inside of you that are complim

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Health News Briefs Free Mammography Screenings At Mercy Medical Center Support the women in your life with free mammography screenings for Mothers Day at Mercy Medical Center. Choose from two dates in

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Gurwin Day Health Program Wins Best Of Long Island Award Gurwin Jewish Nursing Rehabilitation Centers adult day health program has been named Long Islands Best in Adult Day Health. The fullday medica

Straight From The Heart Up Close With Grandells Miracle Workers BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER It takes a city of angels to accomplish the results with rehab residents and garner the appreciation and accla

Grandell Continued from Page 77 ing is of being cherished and respected. RMM What aspect of your job do you find most rewarding TR Every day when I leave for home, I can say with full honesty that I k

AK Being that I am often the first person who patients and families meet prior to admission, I check up on them during those first few days so that they feel someone cares about them. I can hopefully

A Glimpse At The Life Of A Puah Mashgichah BY GILA ARNOLD Theyre Puahs unsung heroes, found at the heart of our organizations vast operations. Our more than 100 mashgichot, or halachic supervisors, ma

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Questionable Kvetching It is well known that at the Passover Seder, the youngest family member will ask the Four Questions. A lesserknown fact is that the h

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 87 of the future. We had three full sets of dishes and three full sets of flatware for Pesach only. Three sets were necessary because one set was for fleishig,

When I tell my grandchildren stories, I usually start with Once upon a time. One of my granddaughters stopped me once and said, Bubbie, once upon a time is for makebelieve stories. Tell us a true stor

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 89 calendar year, it seems like the end of AdarMarch had some extra zest and excitement. Aside from providing several riveting classes and shiurim that inspired

What Every New Parent Needs To Know About Estate Planning B Y M I C H A E L P. R A P P S receive all that you have allocated when she comes of age, choose a trustworthy executor. Many people choose a

New Parents Continued from Page 91 more information regarding this planning technique. 4. A will is not always the right document for your goals. When naming your child as a beneficiary, a will only g

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 92 secret of living in a miserable atmosphere. And because children are usually protective of their family, you went along with appearing happy to your friends and ass

Making The Smart Connection I want my children to be protected and safe when using their phones or tablets. I want to have fewer distractions on my phone and computer at work. My husband and I want to

Smart Connections Continued from Page 95 putting filters on all the devices from our house that needed it. I left feeling like a new person with the right filter on the right device and am grateful fo

Touro Hosts HighSchool Science Competition Weeks of research, design, and problemsolving paid off for area highschool students who received top honors at the Science Olympiad at Touros Lander College

Touro Continued from Page 97 and I could have made this faster, he said. Undeterred, he was headed for Technion University in Israel that evening for the Global Robotics Competition. Guest speaker Dr

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 34 HalbSababaChallenge Support for Medinat Yisrael has always been central to the mission of the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach. As part of an effort to ensure

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 99 Organized by Project Ezra, a nonprofit organization that serves the Jewish elderly of New Yorks Lower East Side, and HANCs director of student life Rabbi D

offering a scattered array of services to a singlestop destination offering the full scope of services for community members in crisis. My passion has always been to help elevate the quality of servic

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 101 in Woodmere. The building includes a dorm and a beautifully designed beis midrash. The program began with Rav Yaakov Feitman, shlita, sharing divrei berac

arts education builds 21stcentury skills including the four Cs Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Collaboration. Throughout the grades, students are exposed to a wellrounded arts curric

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 103 soundandlight show that accompanied the Starry Night over Jerusalem mural made of thousands of bottle caps that were collected by students over the past f

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 104 to analyze cell cultures that had been growing for a week and they were hopeful to find some interesting results. When they got to the lab they discovered

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 107 words, they open my eyes to the different kinds of people who attended the conference. Approximately 18,000 adults, college students, and highschool stude

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 108 consisted of Ranaan Agus, Daniel Benedict, Phil Rosen, Tami Radinsky, and Avi Katz. After all five teams presented, the judges conferred with each other a

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SEDER MENU Continued from Front Cover Laura Frankels gourmet dairy Seder with great ideas and recipes to use for the whole Pesach. Other unique and exciting articles in this glutenfree issue which can

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SEDER MENU Continued from Page 118 To assemble tacos, take a slice of jicama and add tuna and red cabbage slaw. Top with a drizzle of avocado aioli. Garnish with radishes, microgreens, and lime wedges

tsp. crushed red pepper 1 Tbsp. dried oregano optional 3 Tbsp. extravirgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves 1 lb. ground veal 6oz. can tomato paste 1 cups wine 28oz. can crushed tomatoes 2 cups ground almon

Rice Meets Shalhevet At AIPAC POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 121B Opening remarks were made by Annette Rubin, an Ohel board member. Also in attendance in support of Ohel were copresidents of O

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Israel Advocacy At YUHSG Yeshiva University High School for Girls is proud of the members of the student body who seek out every opportunity to demonstrate their support for the State of Israel. Junio

far, some 3,000 Bnei Menashe have made aliyah thanks to Shavei Israel, including more than 1,100 in the past four years. Some 7,000 Bnei Menashe remain in India waiting for the chance to return home t

Community News Continued from Page 131 through Central Asia and the Far East for centuries, before settling in what is now northeastern India, along the border with Burma and Bangladesh. Throughout th

students were fascinated by the presentation and thankful to Dr. Itzkowitz for sharing his time with them. Torah Bowl Team Heading to Championship. By Shua Pariser. MTA recently participated in its fo

Community News Continued from Page 133 Shacharis and had breakfast and shiur with their respective rebbeim. After, the boys enjoyed a jampacked day full of fun at the ranch. There was horseback riding

Avi Kehat the public without charging the fees commonly associated with types of platforms. If the average crowdfunding platform charges 5 of the funds raised, then The Chesed Fund has saved the caus

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Never Too Late When Moshe Rabbeinu wanted to dissuade the populace from joining Korach, he made the following proclamation If these men die a natural death,

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The 100 Ride An Extraordinary Cycling Event Combining Chesed And Family Fun BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Rabbi Ari Senter is a man on a mission. In addition to being the distinguished rav of Kehillas Yes

The concept of The Ride is that 100 of the money raised goes to tzedakah. Initially, The Ride was called the 100100 Ride as it was intended to be 100 kilometers, and 100 of all money raised goes direc

100 Ride Continued from Page 139 breakfast of champions, graciously catered by Bubbas Bagels. Infused with energy, the riders embark upon their scenic route through Harriman Park, Bear Mountain, savor

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Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin A Crowning Achievement On Sunday, the weather was beautiful and there was excitement in the air. My brother Jacob and my nephew Adin were due to arrive fro

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