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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover now anyway, we try to move on. And I really do not want to dwell on the recent presidential election or revisit the elongated clash between President Obama a

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 So where do you find a venue to accommodate 4,200 Lubavitcher emissaries and another 500 of their lay lead ers from around the globe Not an easy task, but fortun

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover bers 250,000 cars have been lost in the deluge now known as Superstorm Sandy. Cars filled with salty seawater had their electronic gadgetry destroyed. They were

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 10 the disaster. Rabbi Chaim Wakslak stands outside in front of the shul asking people who approach the synagogue what they need. If its a meal, it is inside. If they n

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 13 the assault of the nearby sea. Whereas water was a serious issue for many nearby communities, here in Long Beach the onetwo punch consisted of water and sand that no

if the shelter she is referring to is about families having personal issues or related to homes that cannot be lived in because of Hurricane Sandy. But then, when she clarifies that 25 women and their

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 It looks like short of offering payoffs to linemen, there were no answers to be found to what, how, or when the electricity would be restored. Even elected officials

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover Shabbos, they are being utilized. They are portable basketball hoops. What is the halachic status of this pastime when done on Shabbos Should parents discou

position. But even according to this more lenient view, the permission is limited to yom tov and not Shabbos. If this is the sole reason which is by no means clear, then in our communities, where an e

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CALCALA Continued from Front Cover coming January 22 elections. Calcala is the first party in Israel founded by American immigrants to make such a splash. Benny Goldstein has resided in Israel for man

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 19 thorities, on account of ballplaying running out of control. Hundreds of years later, in the time of the Maharitatz, another great city also fell victim to Shab

WINDS Continued from Front Cover or so years since moving here with my family from Brooklyn. Years ago I was fortunate enough to have served as a rabbi of a congregation in New Jersey, and when I reti

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The World Of Choni HaMagil BY RAV ARYEH Z. GINZBERG CHOFETZ CHAIM TORAH CENTER In Masechta Taanis we find the famous story of Choni HaMagil, of how Hashem caused him to fall asleep and remain asleep

come to Klal Yisrael in unimagined proportions. And then the calls began, followed by the emails, and then the pictures. The heartrending pictures of the total destruction of friends homes in Seagate,

Stop Leaving Money On The Table BY SHIA GETTER It is said that the easiest way to get a point across in a way that will sink in is to use a story. So, this week, let me share three stories related to

Senator Avella Visits Yeshiva Har Torah On Monday, November 5, State Senator Tony Avella, of District 11 in Queens, toured the facilities of YHT and spoke with the 5thgrade classes. Senator Avella ha

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian If Theres A Will, There Is A Way Continued from October 28 issue Rabbi Dayan, Mr. Berger, his daughter Bracha, and her h

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Dirshu Shabbos Kinnus Olam HaTorah Meein Olam HaBa BY RABBI NACHMAN SELTZER It was Parshas Chayei Sara, 5773 the location the DoubleTree Tarrytown Hotel in Tarrytown, New York the occasion Dirshus Sha

HaGaon HaRav Moshe Mordechai Lowy, shlita, Mara DAsra of the Agudas Yisroel of Toronto, spoke during the Friday evening seudah. He discussed one of Parshas Chayei Sarahs major themes, that of Rivkah I

Meein Olam HaBa Continued from Page 33 Shabbos Day Of course, there were Daf Yomi shiurim before davening on Shabbos morning, delivered by Rav Dovid Hofstedter and Rav Nuta Silber. This was, after al

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psachya Ticket Prices Judaica World of Crown Heights 36 54 75 100 Tickets can be purchased at VIP 200 Torah Treasures Eichlers Boro Park Flatbush Judaica Place on Ave M All proceeds are taxde

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Hope In The Face Of Despair A Yeshiva With A Fresh Start BY RABBI DR. BOAZ TOMSKY PRINCIPAL, YBH Although this is another story about the horrific events that befell a community due to the devastatin

Obama Won, America Lost Election Reflections Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER After spending election night banging the wall with my head in disbelief, I realized that what was valid in American polit

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Save Time And Cook Slow In the hectic life of a busy mom, getting delicious fresh meals to the table every night can be a difficult task. The slow cooker, or CrockPot, is

insights on THE TORAH Toldos Yitzchak On His Own BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS Throughout his life, Avraham Avinu experienced situations and circumstances that were un

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TOLDOS Continued from Page 41 body the special avodah of Yitzchak Avinu As we examine the Torah, we find a solitary instance that sets Yitzchak apart from Avraham and Yaakov, expressed so briefly that

TOLDOS Continued from Page 43 However, only when Yaakov earned it in the area of peace by miraculously maintaining good relations with Lavan and Eisav was the aspect of Yisrael completed. That is why

Yitzchak, while retaining the quality of din that was his essence, ultimately saves all of Creation. What does din mean We find the answer at the beginning of Creation In the beginning, Elokim created

Rav Aharon Kotler, The Early Years, Part 3 BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Although the name of Rav Aharon Kotler, ztl, is well known in Torah circles, very little biographical information of his earlier life

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Back In Pain BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER This weeks article is about lowerback pain. Never mind why. Okay, fine. Apparently, Im getting to the age where I occasionally do something to my back. This was bro

and those poles are getting heavier every year . . . See, with shin pain, I know. Why is my shin hurting Probably because I banged it on the coffee table just now. Im just glad my back didnt seize

Rav Kotler Continued from Page 46 nancial situation was so bleak. While in America, however, he did not rest. In the short months that he was in America, he attempted to transplant the love and depth

Home Is Where The Heart Is BY MICHELE JUSTIC Where can you turn to when your house is flooded and youre surrounded by cold and darkness When people began climbing out of the mess from Hurricane Sandy,

Home Continued from Page 51 and socks, as well as more downtoearth products such as toothpaste and soap, were made available to thousands of families thanks to donations from Mr. Stanley Schuckman of

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Home Continued from Page 52 felt people cared. People were there. There was food and whatever else we needed. The Wolowiks and the Geisinskys know the right thing to say all the time, even to people t

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Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin After The Storm This past Shabbos, we celebrated the coming of Kislev, the month of lights. How fortuitous, since on this special Shabbos we truly were cel

ka, at Stern College, was another story. Somehow with Rivka living in a highrise dorm building in New York City I thought she was in a safer place than we were, living on the Island. Classes on that M

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MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 61 who didnt get their power back until this past motzaei Shabbos worked tirelessly with many volunteers to keep our powerlacking community mem er in my inlaws hom

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen The Sandy Diaries, Part 2 The Aftermath Whats there to say about the aftermath of this storm So many things come to mindshock at the sheer size of t

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REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 64 cars running and their cell phones charging as they placed calls to insurance companies and cleanup people alike. Since so many were using cell phones, there was a g

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Putting It All Together The dust is beginning to settle, at least for many of us. If youre among the unfortunate people who have to first tackle the prospect of dealing w

How do we process such a catastrophe Surely we all listen to the news and have always been aware of suffering on a grand scale due to tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters. But

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MINDBIZ Continued from Page 69 comes and it goes, and if we build our lives and egos on what we have, were in for some truly rude awakenings. At the end of the day, the stuff is transient. However, it

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A Hurricane Wedding BY GABRIEL SOLOMON LIFECAPTURE IMAGES Being a wedding photographer, I am often asked to describe the nicest wedding I have ever seen. Over the past 20 years, I have been to thousa

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Ohel, Camp Kaylie, And HAFTR Hold Free Carnival Over 1,000 children and families attended a free communitywide carnival, held at HAFTR in Lawrence and organized by Ohel, Camp Kay

al Family Center in Far Rockaway, Ohel has now temporarily relocated services to 1135 Railroad Avenue in Hewlett. David Mandel, CEO of Ohel, comments, Ohel has acted quickly in finding a new location

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 Rabbi Jakubovics class packaged Shabbat treats generously donated by ID of West Hempstead to be delivered to continue to be ongoing needs in some of the h

They are working diligently to open their doors so that the Hebrew School may be maintained to continue to educate children in the Jewish way of life. Anyone interested in helping the Lido Beach Synag

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 ing channeled directly to the rabbis discretionary fund in OU shuls in stricken areas so that needed assistance will be distributed on the ground at the po

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 78 around the neighborhoods, house after house has the contents of the basement and first floor laid out on the street to be picked up by the sanitation depar

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 to the charity. Do not make checks payable to individuals. Legitimate charities do not normally solicit donations via money transfer services. Most legit

BUSINESS WEEKLY Continued from Page 30 have the glove, am I obligated to announce that we have a lost object A. Before your question is answered, some background is necessary. If one finds a lost obje

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 45 little ones are having a blast with their cousins. This gives new meaning to the word cozy. I cant speak for the rest of the clan, but Im bonding as I have n

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ We just celebrated another family simcha, baruch Hashem. After all the crazy weather and crazy election, we finally could shep some nachas. Our granddaughter Shani

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Under The Stars On The Sands Of Long Beach BY RABBI NOCHEM TENENBOIM EDITED BY JEFFRY LANE It was two days after the storm hit, the hurricane that may be the worst storm any of us would see. Chabad r

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IAF Strike Kills Hamas Commander Egypt Recalls Envoy The Palestinians fired 50 rockets from Gaza on Wednesday night after an Israeli air assault killed the Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari and destro

IAF Strike Continued from Page 97 Spokesman, Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, announced, We are at the beginning of a widescale attack, in view of the unbearable situation of the residents of the South. Whi

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Community News From Around The World Touro Inaugurates New Laboratory With Symposium, November 15 Touro College of Pharmacy is celebrating completion of a new, multidisciplinary research laboratory by

Meein Olam HaBa Continued from Page 34 ent concept. When the Torah states that Sarah Imeinu lived for 127 years, and that they were good years, even though we know that Sarah Imeinus life was a diffic

Grand Siyum Melave Malka Culminates Historic Shabbos BY SHIMMY BLUM It was not long after we made havdala last Motzoei Shabbos and you could no longer walk through the main lobby at the DoubleTree Hot

love, the Rosh Yeshiva explained, merit being directly connected to Hashem through it. Yisrael voraisa vkudsha berich hu chad hu, the Yidden, the Torah, and Hashem, are all one. The Rosh Yeshiva then

Grand Siyum Continued from Page 105 become a millionaire in Kollel. The father replied, Did I support you for a decade so that you should believe that earning a lot of money is more precious than bein

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