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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover chess match, with one day Israel ahead and the next the Palestinians and their international supporters nudging into the lead. Actually, Id rather have seen

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LUACH February 1July 915 July 7February ZIP Code 11516 7 Adar I Erev Shabbos Friday, February 7 Daf yomi Sukkah 4 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 7 uttered as recorded in the Torah in the portion of Balak, where the gentile prophet Bilam was retained to curse the Jewish nation so as to prevent their eventual

mies of the Jewish state I dont recall President Ronald Reagan beseeching the Soviet Unions Mikhail Gorbachev in his famous Berlin Wall speech by saying, Mr. President, tear down 40 of this wall. That

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 15 Economists in Israel say that Israel has the wherewithal to endure and indeed thrive even as the BDS campaigns grow and increase. Bilam said it thousands of year

bined with his worldliness as well as his ability to teach and communicate important ideas in Torah to the community, that continues to draw people down here. This is an interesting part of Florida. I

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 17 ble to get a seat in any of the restaurants without a reservation. If you needed to eat, your best bet was takeout. If you were hungry, that may not have worked out

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover see the family again except for news about smachot or the like. In some ways, we have been quite successful at achieving that goal. When I travel to the U.S

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 21 had the privilege of joining our former neighbors Dr. Gabe and Anat Levi for the Shabbat celebration of their son Ezras bar mitzvah. Ezra was born a couple of m

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover ver quarterback and allaround good guy Peyton Manning had been able to dodge Seattles defense as well as Mr. Obama evaded Mr. OReillys questions, the

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 23 not have to conduct sweeps of Ben Yehudah on Thursday nights and Saturday nights to make sure we were not engaging in, how should I say, unwholesome acti

WOODMERE SCHOOL Continued from Front Cover longvacant Number Six School property is expected to be awarded to the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach, subject to voter approval in a districtwide referendum t

WOODMERE SCHOOL Continued from Page 25 Other HALB board members indicated that the property and the building, which have been vacant for years and which suffered considerable damage during Hurricane S

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TAG Embarks On Final Bricks Campaign Rabbi Yaakov Feitman received the Rabbi Moshe Weitman, zl, Memorial Award. Mr. Alan and Dr. Wendy Gerson were recipients of the Generations Award. Mr. and Mrs.

Moonlighting Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN This past week, a tragedy occurred in Scotland involving a medical doctor. The doctor was moonlighting and did not inform his hospital that he was w

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Halachic Musings Continued from Page 29 doesnt respond to a hello if someone says hello to the other and the other does not respond, he is called a thief. Clearly in that case, this cannot be a Biblic

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Question I am in my forties and have never been married. For the last five and a half years, I have been taking care of my mother, a Holocaust survivor, fulltime. We have no other relatives, and she i

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 34 soughtafter woman to come by a few hours each day to visit with her and help out a bit. Your mother will likely resist and tell you that this woman will steal. Assu

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 36 are the macheteinistas, the dads are the machuttins, and as couples we refer to them as machetanim. There is more. A macheteinista is also known as a shviger

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen FloodInsurance Changes There have been some serious changes to the floodinsurance guidelines this year, in particular to the pricing, which in the p

insights on THE TORAH Tetzaveh Missing Moshe From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And you shall command. Shmos 2720 A seemingly dubious distinction belongs to this weeks parashah, Tetzaveh. It is

Five Towns Students Change Young Lives In Israel BY TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD Jeffrey Kiffel of Cedarhurst, a 21yearold senior who is studying in the Mazer Yeshiva Program at Yeshiva University, was one of

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5T Students Continued from Page 42 vice Learning and Experiential Education. He said that the program gives YU students an opportunity to hone their leadership skills while taking on the roles of Jewi

Buying On Paper Hidden Costs And How Much Your Lawyer Can Save You BY SHIA GETTER When deciding how much you can afford to spend on a new apartment, its important to be aware of the many hidden expens

5TJT Puzzle In Pieces BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Extra teacher 6. When a plane is due in abbr. 9. Impolite dinner act 14. Habituate 15. Big coffee holder 16. The Gem State 17. Put in 18. 18wheeler 19. Mu

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Getting Back On Schedule 1 14 17 P A D R E F L 20 2 3 4 5 6 I E R I 21 25 15 18 B A D E L I 22 7 8 9 16 19 S L O T H L A U R A 10 11 12 13 C A P R

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Ben and I have been best friends since elementary school. Hes a great guy, and through the years, as some friends moved on and others came along, Ben and I ha

appropriate it is within their own lives. You have a difficult decision to make, and there is no right or wrong answer that I can offer you that will not ultimately create some collateral damage. Its

Nothing Worth Stealing BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER If youre like me, you might think that youre safe from crime. My wife grew up out of town town reasonable driving distance of New York, so she makes sure

If you ask me, it sounds like he needed his prescription more. The man then ran out of the store, jumped onto one of those motorized scooters that the store keeps for disabled customers, and sped out

Hungary Apologizes Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM On Thursday evening, January 23, A Remembrance of the Holocaust in Hungary 70th Anniversary Exhibitio

LaunskyTieffenthal, UnderSecretaryGeneral of the United Nations for Communications and Public Information Gyorgy Vamos, president of the Lutz Foundation Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett, president of the Lant

Store Opening Today The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER Some people never get the message. No matter what you do to make sure that everyone hears the news, there are always a few that just arent

News From The Shulamith School For Girls One Campus Campaign Announced at Annual Dinner. The snow was piled high on the ground, but that did not stop more than 500 people from celebrating the achievem

Shulamith News Continued from Page 55 located in Inwood, will be a stateoftheart home for Shulamiths existing grades and allow for the creation and development of a new Shulamith High School. With a p

DAFYOMISHIURIM In the 5 Towns Far Rockaway Area 430 am 500 am 515 am 530 am 545 am 600 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Gro

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz The Magic Of Cauliflower Winter produce can be disappointing, with its limited selection. There are not many fresh, bright veggies out there this time of year. Root veggie

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Standing Tall What do Chanukah and Purim have to do with daf yomi Sukkah Maseches Sukkah begins with the halachah that a sukkah that is taller than 20 amos b

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 63 mehitzaI havent seen them since Rabbi Unterman was here Mazal tov Daf Yomi Insights has finished Shas with the Five Towns Jewish Times The article above was i

questions about SKA and discussed their own highschool experiences. Ms. Erica Chaimowitz, admissions liaison, who helped plan the days events, personally greeted all the girls she had met during the i

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 Its not just a different spoken language in Israel. Its an entirely different business culture, so those who dont understand those differences will be at a

based upon a care team that includes the doctor, medical assistant, and the patient and family a focus on preventive care enhanced electronic options of communication with your doctor and taking respo

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 Baer Miriam, MMY, Raishit, Mikdash Melech, Midreshet Moriah, Tiferet, KBY, Darchei Binah, and Netiv Aryeh, spiritual growth on display by these outstandin

Insights into the Holidays through the Strength of Women with Michal Horowitz. Learn fascinating facts and beautiful stories about the hand women had in bringing about the miracles of these special ce

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 Yoga with Miriam Abrahams. All levels welcome to this gentle, restorative class. 10 Thursdays, 9301030 a.m., 20 per class. February 6, 13, 20, 27 March 6,

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ More and more snow keeps coming our way. Why is the city slow in plowing the streets, especially the side streets Seems to me that in the past, even while it was s

News From The Hills Continued from Page 71 Introductory remarks were made by Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz and other local politicians including the new Queens Borough President, dent of J Media Gro

Queens Hockey Championship. The championship game of the Queens Yeshiva Hockey League Senior Division was won by Team 2, expertly coached by Russell Perlmutter. The director of the Queens Yeshiva Hock


News From The Hills Continued from Page 73 flows from the kochos of the women. We, as women, exemplify the personality of Rosh Chodesh. The success of Klal Yisrael is not dependent upon outward appear

News From The Hills Continued from Page 75 the broader Spanishspeaking Jewish community. Sarah Rakofsky gave a warm welcome message. She emphasized that although Jews are spread out all over the world

tour of the beautiful facility and she introduced them to some of their lovely staff members. Although they werent able to meet with the children and personally hand them the toys, it is known that th

Community News From Around The World Examining The ObamaKerry Middle East Initiative Dr. Mordechai Kedar will speak at Lander College of Arts and Sciences on Shifting Dynamics in the Arab World and th

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Like Benia, most members of the Investment Club are not finance majors. Weiser said this reinforces one of the goals of the contest, to demonstrate that investing isnt just for the fastmoving bankers

Community News Continued from Page 85 Ohel Launches Devoted Dads Support Group The problem of divorce in the Jewish world has gained much attention in recent years. With divorce rates climbing in the

Dr. Isaiah M. Gafni Gafni has written extensively on a broad range of topics relating to social, religious, and cultural history of the Jews in late antiquity, with a particular stress on aspects of

Community News Continued from Page 87 The base commander took the ceremony participants on a behindthescenes tour of the base and gave them an understanding of just how vital the Iron Dome is for Isra

ship. This day in particular is filling me with gratitude for all the years you have been standing with us shouldertoshoulder in the trenches, giving us not only your money, not only your commitment,

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Tempest In A Tefillin Bag BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN Of the slew of recent articles celebrating the idea of girls wearing tefillin, two were particularly notable. One, because of how revealing it is of its

On A Positive Note Photo Prose BY GARY RABENKO I may seem negative, critical, or too serious about photography and the condition of photographers these days. But in many ways, photographers have never

the ubiquitous smartphone whether on vacation to a remote land, or just marveling over the everyday life on your end table. Digital technology in addition informs us immediately that at the very minim

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