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See Page 89 See Page 51 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 35 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 13 NO. 17 7 SHEVAT 5773 JANUARY 18, 2013 FROM THE EDIT

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SAYING KADDISH Continued from Front Cover Chazal, in their great wisdom, put into place a formula for a person who is mourning over a parent that allows him to attach himself to the Kaddish. It is sur

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SAYING KADDISH Continued from Page 7 pasuk in Yechezkel 3823, Vhisgadilti vhiskadishti . . . that is the expression used to describe the highest manifestation of Hashems presence in the world, whic

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SAYING KADDISH Continued from Page 10 stripes in the past 11 months than I had in the 11 years before that. Daily meetings, whether for business or communal activities, revolved not upon peoples avail

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover siders what the purview of an American defense secretary is in this day and age. There is so much on that persons plate. There is the ongoing implosion in Sy

retary He cannot be any more or less dangerous than President Obama himself is. After all, a cabinet secretary only does the bidding of the president, nothing more and nothing less. If anything is cle

Hagel Spells Trouble Continued from Page 19 It wasnt that Hagel frequently stood alone on various issuestheres virtue in being independentminded. Rather, its on which issues Hagel consistently chooses

taken and statements hes made. But your opinion also counts. And we need to come together as a community to stand up for the United States and Israel, our greatest ally in the Middle East. We need to

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Lets not jump ahead of ourselves too fast. Let us just say that on this current cycle it just may be that we are about one year past due for a leap year. A secon

rently be experiencing. Who knows Maybe he will encounter his big opportunity on his short jaunt down south in one of those pizza stores on Arthur Godfrey Road. I dont think that any of the community

SCHOOL CONTROVERSY Continued from Front Cover Public Schools, was closed a few years ago as part of the move to economize and downsize the decreasingly utilized school facilities in District 15. The s

that this is over holidays, every Sunday, and the entire summer. Yes, we are offering to pay less, but we are in effect not going to be dominating the entire property and are offering to share the pro

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover ing the Baltics, or touring the Greek isles while listening to a daf hayomi, the luxurious kosher cruises have taken over. No need to worry about kosher foo

ish passengers, the work is forbidden even before the three days. It could be, however, that because the course is now programmed into the computer on most occasions, the issue of amirah lakum is no l

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 27 ligious Jew to make his way on a ship on Shabbos without coming across such electric difficulties. Most cruises also have a number of people that are not dresse

Partners In Sandy Update, Week 12 BY RAIZY GOLDBERG Week 12 since Hurricane Sandy has revealed our successes and our challenges, both in our achievements for the victims and the constant reminder that

closet, pantry, basement, or laundry room. Now, imagine that they are all wiped away, unusable, useless . . . and you actually have to throw them out. This gives me an added appreciation it opens my

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Obamas True Colors Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER After visiting New York over the past two weeks, spending one Shabbat in Oceanside and another Shabbat in Hillcrest meeting with a wide spectrum of

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat plied Rabbi Dayan. Conclude the validation with hakol sharir vkayam again and have the same witnesses sign a second time. Ideally, the validat

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 35 From The BHI Hotline Documenting A Loan SUBMITTED BY E. B. D. I lent my friend some money and, trusting him, we did not draft a loan document. The loan is over

Naming A Decade BY DAVID MANDEL Have you ever wondered who is in charge of naming a generation A classic example of absolute power corrupts absolutely. The Roaring 20s The Depression The War Years The

Question I have been engaged for a few weeks. All is well with our relationship. However, I recently discovered that my chassan is really marrying me because I come from a financially welltodo family.

As much as you want to get married, you simply cannot afford to allow a potentially intolerable situation to develop. You would be doing yourself a terrible disservice. Tellingly, you intimate that wh

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow olation and one would not be required to bring a korban to atone for his inadvertent sin. Even though there is sadly no Beis Hamidash today, knowing chilahS

den rabbinically. The Shevet HaLevi disagrees and says that even writing on a computer can be considered the most severe form of kesivah. However, with the advent of screen savers, its possible that a

FluLike Symptoms BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I have to say, I do not envy pediatricians. Sure, they become pediatricians so they can work with kids all day, pinch their cheeks for medical purposes, say thi

change, and we thought he did change, because after we told him to do it, we found him sprawled out on his bed in an undershirt. But then the third morning he comes up to me in the same sleeper. And I

insights on THE TORAH Bo Why Talk To A Wall BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS this is the real reason why Moshe Rabbeinu now comes to Pharaoh. The warningwhile technically

Valuable Lessons From A FiveYearOld BY YOCHANAN GORDON Ive learned to reevaluate the conversations that I have with my kids. While in years past I may have listened half heartedly to the typical shoot

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Hidden In Public View Reb Chaim Kaminetsky, ztl BY RABBI ARYEH Z. GINZBERG CHOFETZ CHAIM TORAH CENTER The late Gaon Rav Chaim Kreisworth, ztl, once commented on the Mishnah in Pirkei Avos that says t

R Chaim Kaminetsky, ztl Continued from Page 47 ities of chesed but rather in his private acts of chesed, hidden from even his own family at times, and always from the beneficiaries, spanning decades.

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R Chaim Kaminetsky, ztl Continued from Page 48 preference. I left it between him and the Ribbono Shel Olam. There were so many of these type of stories, whether it was to help a woman receive her get,

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Adding Insult To Injury Anyone owning stock in the paper industry must be making money like a bandit. With constant paperwork required after Storm S

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman iPhone vs. Eye Contact Where have all the manners gone It strikes me as odd that so many intelligent and wellbroughtup people are caught up in this iPhone m

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 53 Women seem to be more preoccupied with this iPhone mishugas than are the men, but I could be wrong about that. Possibly I see it that way because I spend mor

Shor Yoshuv Answering The Needs Of The Community On A Spiritual And Physical Level BY LEAH GOLDMAN From the day it opened its doors over 45 years ago, Shor Yoshuv has been a beacon of light at the for

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Shor Yoshuv Continued from Page 55 The introductory program at Shor Yoshuv is geared for mature university students and young professionals seeking a firsttime experience of studying in a yeshiva envi

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My daughter Tzippy got married two years ago. I was so thrilled when she met a wonderful young man from a nice, normal family. I have to admit that my family

Sometime thereafter, Tzippy gets pregnant. A wonderful discovery. However, the idea of being a mother and bringing a child into the world brings up a myriad of emotions that were possibly kept at bay

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Homemade Dressings Making your own salad dressings at home is a great skill to learn to get you and your family eating more veggies. Homemade dressings are easy and even m


SKAs Intel SemiFinalist AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Chazarah Siyum At YFR By Yisroel Munk On Thursday night, the 29th day of Teves, a great Yeshiva of Far Rockaway tradition continued. Bachurim, parents, r

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 62 sechta, truly sharing in the bachurims simchah. The music was provided by a yeshiva alumnus and current member of the yeshivas kollel, Yisroel Meir Shonek.

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 Captain Maloney has been helpful and works closely with Rockaway Shomrim, even placing an officer at their command center and at the White Shul for three w

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Last week was extremely busy at the office so I already knew that I might not have enough time to get last weeks column finished. And then on Motzaei Shabbos we go

News From The Hills Continued from Page 79 gious soldiers, the nonreligious MDA personnel, and hospital personnel saw the caring and professionalism of the religious members of the HEART Team. We can


News From The Hills Continued from Page 80 is not merely playing machanayim or basketball, it is sportsmanship, achdus, middos, selfconfidence, and interdependence. The girls then proceeded to the gym

er on behalf of Achiezer to be shared with the community and in particular fifth grade students themselves. In closing, Rabbi Bender spoke to the children about how what they have done is a tremendous

News From The Hills Continued from Page 83 Extra Ordinary Acts by Ordinary People. A fascinating event for the entire community featuring renowned lecturer and author R Dovid Goldwasser. Partnered wit

Netanyahu To Obama Israel Knows Its Own Best Interests BY RACHEL HIRSHFELD Only the people of Israel can decide who will represent their best interests, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Wedne

letters to THE EDITOR A Western Afghanistan Dear Editor, You back the NRAs idea of having an armed guard at each of our nations schools to protect the students from insane people armed to the teeth Fr



LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 86 two individuals seeking each other. What does Everyday people, no organizations necessary, introducing people to each other. Thats how it has worked for us

Kumzitz With Rabbi Brazil Rabbi Shmuel Brazil from Yeshivas Ziv HaTorah in Yerushalayim led a melaveh malkah kumzitz at the Home of Mr. and Mrs. Seth Farbman in Woodmere as a chizuk for the Five Town

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 89 came too uncomfortably familiar People were living paycheck to paycheck and barely breaking even. Saving for a rainy day wasnt something people were famili

Community News From Around The World Innovative Water Solutions Trump Arid Environment By James S. Galfund Israel is drying. That is the message Israels Water Authority, created in 2007 to address thi

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Community News Continued from Page 93 children whose parents could not care for them placed in safe, loving foster homes 1,150 Holocaust survivors provided with services to help them age safely with d


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