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See Pages 35 See Page 25 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 71 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 18 12 SHEVAT 5776 JANUARY 22, 2016 FROM THE EDI

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover and few may be acquainted with the details. No, the lobby and the eateries at the Waldorf, the King David, or the Plaza are not at any risk of being lost or

FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 25 34 72 47 65 70 88 23 38 24 51 52 22 44 46 49 77 11 58 42 28 60 36 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 7 crowded with Arab homes built illegally in defiance of Israels stated policies. We basically know two things about this area. One is that it has a sacred Jewish h

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 thing going on for decades. The eviction of the squatters on Jewish property here took place about two months ago. Under tight security, financed by the Israel go

LUACH January 22 January 30 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 12 Shevat Friday, January 22 Daf yomi Gittin 40 Zmanim Earliest tallistef llin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 9

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150 Yarchei Kallah Participants Make Emotional Visit To Har HaZeisim For many, it was their first visit to Har HaZeisim, Judaisms holiest and oldest cemetery and a mountain that had served the Kohani

Har HaZeisim Continued from Page 13 As the tour wound its way down from the top, several of the participants managed to locate the gravesites of grandparents and other relatives who are interred there

Agudah Yarchei Kallah participants visit Har HaZeisim police provided unprecedented security with a strong force in full battle gear for the yarchei kallah participants who, despite their desire to r

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover working side by side selling their own specialties or whatever they think the people traversing the long rows will buy. This seemed, on the surface, to be little

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 16 Part of the zoo in TelAviv is the drivethrough safari type, and the rest can be toured on foot or by golf cart. The zoo was an amazing experience. Zebras and ostrich

AllerGuarder Continued from Front Cover that peanut butter is one of the flavors being servedand to see a plethora of nut toppings on every table. And now that their eightyearold daughter is thinking

AllerGuarder Continued from Page 19 says, Our Aha moment was the text informing us that our childrens allergies had worsened. That was what made us change our focus to prevention and to dedicating our

YARMULKE Continued from Front Cover a teenager attacked and slightly injured a teacher who wore a yarmulke in the southern France city. The teenager, a Turkish citizen of Kurdish origin who was armed

insights on THE TORAH Beshallach The Test Of Transition From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And Moshe took the remains of Yosef with him. Shmos 1319 They say adapt or die. But must we jett

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow ztl, if children in school are permitted to draw pictures of the sun and the moon. Rav Moshe ruled like the Sefer Yad KaKetanah, that only pictures of the su

Waldorf Offers Delicious Taste Of Seven Species A culinary fusion of Israels ancient and modern flavors, the Seven Species dish is composed of eggplantcrusted sea bream served over a bulgur salad and

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz No Comparison The world has been taking us Israelis to task lately for what they deem our rush to shoot terrorists or wouldbe terrorists. They claim that we are to

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 25 thing were to happen in NYC. And that despite the reasonable efforts to stop and apprehend people while in the commission of the crimes, they refused to stop at

Putin Calls On European Jews To Take Refuge In Russia BY SAM SOKOL Western European Jews fleeing antiSemitism are welcome to take refuge in the Russian Federation, which is ready to accept them, Presi

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin That Was Quick One more Shabbos, Rochel Yussie advised his big sister this morning. No, Yuss. We discussed this five weeks ago. I explained that I would be

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Foreclosure Forewarning I have seen some of those TV seminars hosted by socalled selfmade millionaire investors, boasting of all the money they have

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Pay To Play Anyone who has ever watched a crime movie or seen a crime program on television knows that detectives will immediately go to the residence of a

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian way, whats your rush for the money In two months Ill be finished with the renovations. If I owe you, well cancel out paym

pelled to appear before beis din without knowing the basis of the claims against him Chacham Tzvi 169. Later authorities write that nowadays, although a summons may be issued without details of the cl

The Ways Of The Righteous People Of The Book Classic Works Of The Jewish Tradition BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON When I speak, I regret what I say, but when I am silent, I do not regret. And if I may regret m

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Question Everyone tells me that in order to get married, one has to settle. Is that true I am 29 years old, and in just a few weeks I will turn the big 30. Everyone in my family, except for my brother

marry him. Unless you have unrealistic expectations about guys and marriage, it could be that you just have not found the right person to marry. There are singles who make impractical mistakes during

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At Famed Israeli Kibbutz, New Torah Scroll Makes Its Mark BY MINDY RUBENSTEIN The famed Kibbutz Degania Alef on the shores of the Kinneret in northern Israel has received a noteworthy new gift. The ki

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Over the course of my marriage, Ive had to deal with a very harsh, invasive motherinlawunlike my own mother, who is supportive without being intrusive, loving

you all agree on the rules and then your motherinlaw decides to ignore them once she moves in. Will your husband always have your back and be prepared to confront her and let her know that its not acc

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Anatomy Of A Miracle After describing how the Red Sea split to allow the Children of Israel to pass through its divided waters, the Torah relates M

leitano to allude to the seas stipulation litnao. One might think that the fact that the seas creation was conditional would mean that its existence is less real. In truth, however, the very opposite

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Mystical Insights Into The New Year For Trees Adapted From The Works Of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson Why do we celebrate Tu BShevat Unlike other holi

the Hebrew letters and vowels and is ready to read the Torah. Shanah year, composed of the letters shin nun hey, has the numerical value of 355 which is exactly how many days some Hebrew years have. A

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Currencies BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Stat. Ian Kinsler leads all Jews in 4. Kind of control 8. House keepers 14. Mah 15. Bloomeos alternative 16. First floor or

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Potential Cake Continued from Page 47 his potential, like a tutor, or sitting next to an awesome kid with legible handwriting. Theres also a fourth speech, which is the Your kid interrupts and undermi

Slice Of Life Tu BShevat BY EILEEN GOLTZ Tu BShevat is a holiday on which eating fruit, particularly from the kinds that are mentioned in the Torah, is an accepted custom. After hours of scouring obsc

TU BSHEVAT RECIPES Continued from Page 51 2 green onions, sliced thin 1 cup oil salt and pepper to taste Salad cup pomegranate seeds 2 cups spinach greens 1 lb. chopped romaine or redleaf lettuce cu

she had found the solution, until once, her son, then a teenager, told her with a wry smile Mommy, the pareve vegetable soup you had in the freezer was absolutely delicious. Tu BShevat is the time whe

Club Kosher Continued from Page 53 concerts featuring recording sensation Matisyahu and the highly acclaimed Moshav Band, in addition to other wellknown entertainers, such as the Amazing Kreskin, worl

First Daf Hayomi Bhalacha Maggidei Shiurim Conference, January 24 BY CHAIM GOLD What event is compelling enough to cause the rosh yeshiva of Beth Medrash Govoha, HaGaon HaRav Yerucham Olshin, shlita,

Dirshu Continued from Page 55 shiur. One highlight of the event will be the divrei berachah and divrei chizuk by the rosh yeshiva of Beth Medrash Govoha, Lakewood, HaGaon HaRav Yeruchim Olshin, shlita


The Igud And The Mikveh In Kabul, Afghanistan Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM For the past 25 years, the Rabbinical Alliance of America, Igud Harabonim,

Rabbi Shmuel Pesach Bogomilsky Rabbi Yitzchak Yaakov Hecht rabbi of Tel Aviv and as Rishon LTzion Sephardic chief rabbi of Israel. Rabbi Elbaz raised, and examined in halachah, the issue of our comp

Machberes Continued from Page 59 Rabbi Bogomilsky urged the leadership to accept financial assistance and to get the necessary municipal permits to build a new mikveh. Zalman Kleinman, a wellknown lic

new level. Each student made her own shivat haminim memory game. The girls enjoyed using their artistic flair to personalize their game cards. Then, each student in grades 3 and 4 was paired with a st

News From The Hills Continued from Page 61 Albany. He pointed out that networking is so vital. He thanked Queens Jewish Link and Jewish Business Development for their enormous contribution to our comm

Councilman Rory Lancman presenting the proclamation from the NYC Council Queens Delegation whose name is synonymous with abundant chesed. Mr. Jack Friedman was a prominent figure in the community and

News From The Hills Continued from Page 63 nity Service Award for his dedication to the organization. Chaverim was also honored to receive Proclamations from Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and

gives him to a Falasha woman whose son has recently died so he can be airlifted out. Her last words to her son are Go, live and become. The New York Times says, Live and Become exerts a tidal pull. It

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 Five Towns Community Chest Meeting, February 1 The community is invited to attend the public annual meeting of the Five Towns Community Chest on Monday, F

mainstream academic classes as well, with support from Cahal to ensure success. The experienced and caring Cahal teachers make it all happen. Registration is now open for September 2016. For more info

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 Every Monday night, these boys join together in Congregation Tifereth Zvi on Columbia Avenue to learn Navi with Rabbi Yitzie Ross for an hour. Once the lea

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Community News From Around The World Inaugural COJONYPD CommUNITYWide Security Meeting On January 18, at the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, in Seaview, the Council of Jewish Organizations C

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Community News Continued from Page 70 franchise of Pole Position Raceway on the East Coast in December 2010 in Jersey City, NJ. They chose to license a brand that provides the mostauthentic, exhilarat

Obama Lifts Iran Sanctions Despite IAEA Report BY ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA In his statement on Sunday, January 17, President Obama glowingly asserted that sanctions were being lifted on Iran be

bered independent investigation in Iran to examine Irans PMDs. On January 7, Iran responded to the IAEAs December 15 report. Iran stated that it totally disagrees with some parts of the IAEAs reportbu

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Rabbi Greenwald Continued from Page 79 During the Nixon administration, Rabbi Greenwald served as liaison between the administration and the Jewish community in a variety of ways. He obtained a 1 mill

In September 1997, during a visit of scores of rabbanim and others to Lithuania to commemorate the 200th yahrzeit of the Vilna Gaon, Rabbi Greenwald personally successfully negotiated with the Lithuan

Moral Clarity And The Gatekeepers BY JACOB HIRSCH, ESQ. I recently watched The Gatekeepers, a documentary that reviews the moral struggles of being an occupier of the West Bank as viewed by the heads

back the keys of the Temple Mount to the Jordanian Waqf almost immediately after Motta Gur hailed Har HaBayit BYadenu. In doing so, Dayan also agreed that no Jew could pray on the Har HaBayit. Do not

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Political Roundup Assemblyman Curran To Host Common Core Forum Assemblyman Brian Curran Lynbrook21st A.D. is partnering with local school officials and Long Island assemblymen in hosting a Common Core

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