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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover mitzvah. It is an extremely important mitzvah without it, there would soon be no people. There is a second mitzvah, discussed in Yevamos 62b, LaErev al tana

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover The contention here is that Putin was exercising a specific vendetta against Hillary Clinton, who said some unpleasant things about the Russian leader when s

would make a great statement on Bibis behalf. Of course, as the political parallels between Trump and Netanyahu become even clearer in the weeks and months ahead, the effort by the left in Israel to b

Mayor Edelman visiting a school in Israel Official presentation to Mayor Edelman in Emmanuel party line, and, like the others representing the U.S., stay out of East Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 Emmanuel is an interesting community that today is home to about 6,000 people. It was established in 1983, and back then it was unique inasmuch as chassidic or chare

iPhone Continued from Front Cover it is not going away. Since the number ten represents completion and signals a sense of staying power, it seems apropos in 2017, ten years after Apples iPhonean icon

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iPhone Continued from Page 17 namely why the Torah singles out the 17 years that Yaakov lived in Egypt. How is it that the Torah describes his remaining 17 years as living when Egypt was the most depr

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover And dream about that great new wall Ill count the minutes on the clock Till we bid farewell to Hussein Barack I will not watch his farewell speech to

ambassador to Libya. She is very familiar with the particular security needs of the personnel that might be stationed there. Obama should leave Washington. He will be nothing but an instigator trying

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Palm Tree Continued from Page 23 Spa come Pesach Featuring a funfilled, incredible program, the camp is scheduled to be in session from 95 every day, with surprises and special events that are not to

react, following the orders of their bettertrained commanders who took hold of the situation. 6. The true sign of the IDFs failure in this case is that with all the son sees only what he or she wants

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Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Swimming Through Winter Do you realize it is supposed to feel like negative 10 degrees tomorrow morning my eldest daughter warned me Sunday evening. So, we

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Man Plans And Gd Laughs Each year, we all go through the motions of getting ready for the winter as part of the rite of passage of transitioning fro

Question Even though I am already 23 years old, I am new to shidduchim. My family is oldfashioned and we believe that every child in the family should get married according to birth order. But now tha

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 33 it will limit you in dating compatible guys. I am inclined to agree with them, because you never know what people will interpret and the false conclusions they migh

Will you be understanding about that That learningearning requirement that many girls seek in a guy is another reason why it is expected that the wife will have a college degree and continue to work.

Dear Esther, After I was married for a short time, it became clear to me that my husband, Sol, is not capable of apologizing. Thank goodness we dont fight that often, but when we doand it could be ove

ner to commit to such an experience. The question is, what do you have in your arsenal to use as bait to convince Sol to attend Is there something he wants from you that you could barter with Is there

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Clipped Coupons II Rabbi Dayan reviewed the article he had recently written about Dov, who threw Kalmans collection of m

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 38 Therefore, you are liable for incinerating Kalmans coupons, concluded Rabbi Dayan. Nonetheless, since they are not saleable, we would not evaluate them based on

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Advice From YidParenting To Be A Rebbe, Part II BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Occasionally, the article I write generates a lot of conversation which is a polite way of saying controversy. The last article I w

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YidParenting Continued from Page 44 Parents are able to ask a question and quickly receive a response, without it turning into a lashon haracomplaint fest. 3. The most important issue, in my opinion,

knew how to read Hebrew, but without nekudos. But not all name yarmulkes are Hebrew anyway. There are also those Englishname yarmulkes made out of repurposed potholders that are particularly popular w

Yarmulkes Continued from Page 47 perfectly acceptable. He wears it five times a year, for Shabbos Chazak. If you want to tell your kids apart, you dont need names. You can just get them different styl

Zos Nidvas . . . A Message To Party Planners B Y P. S A M U E L S First of all, let me wish you a hearty mazal tov on your simcha. May you have loads of nachas from this couple and from all of your ch

Ohel Provides Chanukah Warmth To So Many At Ohel, Chanukah starts early with the annual Toy Drive. Together with the Daniella Moffson Foundation and many local schools, hundreds of gifts were donated

their holiday season watching over others. Several of Ohels homes in Brooklyn and the Five Towns visited local police and fire stations with presents, snacks, and warm hugs to give thanks for their ha

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Almost A Rabbi BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Idea locales 6. Wife of Joshua according to some commentaries 11. Atlantabased channel 14. Had all the cholent 15. Afric

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Dirshu Continued from Page 51 addresses will be given by HaRav Berel Povarsky, shlita Dayan Yonasan Abraham, shlita, a member of the London beis din and rav of the Toras Chaim Shul in Hendon, North We

HaRav Berel Povarsky addressing the 2012 Dirshu convention tion, saying, A unique koach of Dirshu is that it not only gives a person olam haba, it also gives a person phenomenal olam hazeh Where else

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 57 therefore be liable to pay restitution no matter what the evaluation concludes. The Gemara retorts that if the owner merited having a miracle occur for him, a

Mashiach, is it possible to tell him to refrain simply because Rebbe Chiya wouldnt pronounce a few words correctly Even regarding the recitation of Shema, which is a biblical mitzvah, it is an accepte

insights on THE TORAH Vayechi Immortality From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Life does not end with the grave. The soul never dies, and the good work that men and women do on earth continues t

Singing Your Way To Fluency Our Common Language BY GAVRIEL ARYEH SANDERS Old MacDonald. Ninetynine bottles of beer on the wall . . . Flintstones. ABDCEFG. Its A Small World. What do they all have in

Common Language Continued from Page 61 of Hebrew songsway beyond the traditional anthology. Teach them to enjoy and appreciate a wide selection of Israeli songwriters and styles, each school according

Flatbush MiddleSchool Recap The 6th, 7th, and 8thgrade boys basketball teams each played at a different Brooklyn venue on January 5, and each posted a win on a most successful night of basketball for

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 63 Cohen 7 blocked shots for the game and a plethora of reboundsrose up, making a number of crucial stops and making just enough freethrows to secure the win, 4541, a

tie or take the lead. When the first foul shot glanced off the rim and into the hands of a Falcons defender, the Flatbush boys could finally exhale as the win was secured by the slimmest of margins, 4

What a tragic week. The news started with the Fort Lauderdale shooting, in which five were killed and approximately six others were wounded. There were the fires on Vleigh Place causing 14 families to

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5,000 Girls Rally Against Todays Fashion BY NISON GORDON, ZL T R A N S L A T E D B Y P. S A M U E L S Translators Note The following is a translation of an article written by Nison Gordon, zl, probabl

this battle and not allow their students to come to school in short clothing. Thus they will realize that it is forbidden. In the merit of observing tzniyus and the holiness of the Jewish people, may

A Good Friend Walks In . . . Part 2 BY MICHELLE GRUBER I write a weekly dating column and sometimes speak about how unfair the shidduch system can be for some, and singles and their parents thank me f

if people think they will be asked favors or will have to go out of their way to help, they avoided my family. It is the ones that didnt know us but saw that we needed help that showed us what bein ad

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Good Friend Continued from Page 71 nephews who never reached out to the family asking how they can help. They knew us on a personal level, yet never picked up a phone or walked around the corner to kn

OUs Day Of Torah, January 15 Daylong Learning, Inspiration, And ThoughtProvoking Discussion About The Future Of Orthodoxy This Sunday, hundreds of men and women are to gather to learn and engage in an

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS SKA Faces The Future Career Day Highschoolers arent usually given the opportunity to evaluate career choices during their teen years, but the sophomores, juniors, and seniors of

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 Rabbi David Cohen, Mrs. Marjorie Kellner, Mrs. Sarah Hofstetter, Mrs. Natasha Srulowitz, and Mrs. Adele Dubin who all contributed to making SKAs Career Day

Eighthgraders visit Long Island Assisted Living Tali Hertz, Rikki Wachsler, Rachel Schwartz, Leora Friedman, and Bryna Stern preparing cupcakes Sweet Chesed. Mrs. Lisa Abittan came to Shulamith and

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 in school davening, enjoying the playground, learning in their classrooms, having lunch, and more. The girls were then each presented with their own leathe

Joshua Gold, Rabbi Dovid Kupchik, Rabbi Simcha Loiterman, Aiden Zrihen, Rabbi Yisroel Moshe Siff, Rabbi Paysach Krohn, Eliana Perl, Lisa Perl, Serena Perl, and Benjamin Perl at HAFTR chesed launch pe

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 popular careers, and to think carefully about how a proposed career will fit their careerlifefamily goals. He noted that its important to select a career t

foam were created by the students in two other lessons that followed. The students then had a relaxing lunch break before continuing their informative day. They finished off by watching the Hayden Mem

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 ket Vavetach tefillah initiative. Rabbi Kelemer has often mentioned his desire for quiet during tefillah. The students have been working diligently on thei

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 82 matching the description was trying to get through the front door of a house on Redwood Drive. The homeowner had called the police. She opened the front do

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Safety Tips Continued from Page 84 alarm systems but do not arm them because it is inconvenient. Many burglars know this and will not be deterred by a window sticker or sign indicating that the home h

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Jewish Leaders Gather On Capitol Hill On First Day Of 115th Congress By Julie Ahn Influential Jewish activists gathered on Capitol Hill on the opening day of the 115th Congress in Washington, DC, wher

POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 93 gress to the community. Kamala Harris, a new senator for California, has not met with many Jewish groups. I felt this was an important opportunity to introduce

Observant residents in the Five Towns are hardworking, taxpaying citizens, and deserve to be able to follow the tenets of their faith while fulfilling their professional responsibilities, Senator Kami

POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 95 Rambams rosh mesivta, outline the longstanding history of the United Nations bias against the State of Israel. The boys punctuated his remarks with chants of S

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Montana Rabbi To NeoNazis Torah Topples Hate BY MORDECHAI LIGHTSTONE As plans move forward for a neoNazi march in Whitefish, Montana, ChabadLubavitch of Montana plans on fighting darkness with light.

into the telephone with a chokedup, broken voice, Thank you, Robbie, thank you so much I cant believe Moriah is smiling again. Gd bless you. This is what Chanukah is all about this is what people are

OJC Commerce Mission To Israel Reverberates Through The Halls Of Power BY SHIMMY BLUM At the turn of the secular new year, the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce launched its firstever U.S.Israel Bus

Kollel Chatzos Announces New Branch In Boro Park Its a celebration for the entire Klal Yisrael and especially for Boro Park. A new Kollel Chatzos is opening in Boro Park, bringing along with it the sp

Commerce Mission Continued from Page 100 chareidi parties in support of maintaining the religious status quo regarding the closure of Israeli businesses on Shabbos. Habayit HaYehudi previously did not

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