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See Pages 35 See Page 111 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 105 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 17 NO. 21 5 ADAR 5777 MARCH 3, 2017 FROM THE EDITOR

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FEATURES Book Review Philip Marcus 71 48 96 41 102 93 109 46 66 85 110 51 50 76 20 52 39 69 64 65 44 77 36 66 38 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Sch

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Continued from Front Cover The divisions are not limited to Chassidic courts strife has penetrated into almost every shul, school, and communal organization. We find shuls being split in two and then

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Continued from Page 10 home. When he returned, he was in awe of his special guest and he said to his family, Doz is doz gantza sheinkeithis great middos, humility, and sweetness are the essence of hi


Continued from Page 12 Even when describing a pig, it has to be . How much more so in dealing with a human being, a tzelem Elokim and a fellow Yid, how pleasant our behavior should be with them Wh

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover in Vilniusthe city of Vilna that was formerly steeped in Torah scholarship and populated by Torah sageshas not allowed us time to expound on the continuing e

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 15 ish community than anywhere else. With this appointment, the core of the conflict from the internal community is out there to be seen and heard. Why is Mr. Fried

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 17 retary of state. What difference does it make what his position is on Jerusalem or the twostate formulation Did it matter that Martin Indyk, a former U.S. ambass

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover gamut from the political to the spiritual to the communally meaningful and beyond. In the morning and over the preceding Shabbos, the LawrenceFar Rockaway commun

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 22 area has become at many points during the day an untenable challenge. Those present at the Cuomo meeting who are something between the roadway and recognizes how bu

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 26 new pedestrian signals, a multiuse path for pedestrians and cyclists, new drainage systems to eliminate recurring flooding, new traffic signals, and turning lanes. T

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman The Tooth Shall Set You Free Many children ask their parents for a pet, most often a dog. Some parents give in, but others say no way. A fairly common respo

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 36 with his ability to eat. So I questioned my daughter about the situation and learned that the Chester devotees in the family would chop or mash his food from

truth is a fulltime responsibility. There is a Yiddish expression, A halftruth is a whole lie. Impulsive children tend to blurt out things that are untrue because they dont have as much selfcontrol.

MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 39 should be allowed to help their masters. And they dont even need a masters degree CNN online discusses Dogs A Medicine for MentalHealth Problems A growing number of A

Up A Wall BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER For some reason, every time I write an article about annoying expressions, a lot of people write in. I guess that means this is a topic that people feel strongly about

Up A Wall Continued from Page 41 expression, or if you find it annoying because people tend to say it when you dont want to rise and you definitely dont want to shine. Uch, I have to shine, too Its no

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen New Tales From Jerusalem Of Old For the last two years, my husband, Haim, has been involved in a project with some distant cousins to fill in the bl

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Hallel On Purim The Whole Megillah Is Hallel recited on Purim Of course not its that simple Or is it The Gemara in Megillah 14a tells us that the sages were

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 46 The Shut Shivas Tzion disagrees and says that even if one does not have a megillah, he should not recite Hallel. Most poskim are silent on this issue. Therefor

an improper manner, as the Sma explained. See Mishpat Aruch, 3412024. From The BHI Hotline Tracking Down A Plumber Q. About two years ago, a Jewish plumber fixed something in our house. He was suppos

insights on THE TORAH Terumah Sinai Or Sanctuary From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN ence, the Jewish people were somewhat passive. All the thunder and lightning, physically and spiritually, ca


Dear Esther, My wife and I lived in Brooklyn from the time we got married about 14 years ago. We were both raised there, so it was a natural choice. But though Brooklyn is great in many ways, we never

believe the very worst about people. But for now, Mindy is constantly on my case to allow her to spend more. We used to be in agreement as we budgeted ourselves and lived within our means. Now, Mindy

The Biggest Fitness Myths BY MALKY ZIMMERMANKUGEL Here are some of the biggest fitness myths I have heardand the real truth revealed. Myth Walking will change my body. Truth Sorry to disappoint you it


Drug Awareness Event Aimed At Jewish Community BY SANDY ELLER Nine months after a groundbreaking event in Queens addressed the problems of drug abuse and molestation within the Jewish community, a fol

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Drug Awareness Continued from Page 56 Chazaq and Amudim hope to host several more events to provide concrete strategies to help those who are bat abuse, said Gluck. Rav Yisroel Salanter once said tha

knowledgebuilding training. This helps everyone in need get the same excellent level of required care through evidencebased acutephase mentalhealth support. Tzivia Reiter, a director at Ohel, worked c

RAA Issues Statement On DoctorPrescribed Suicide February 21The Rabbinical Alliance of America RAAIgud has issued the following statement, authored by prominent rabbi and physician, Rav Aaron E. Glatt

their needs and wants. The louder your child yells, the softer your voice should be. When you repeat phrases like I hear what you are saying or I am here to help you, your child senses that their pare

Comprehensive Audiology Continued from Page 61 Dr. Fogels singular concern for her patients is by no means limited to older adults. In light of her broad education in speech disorders and her experien

Four Kidney Transplants In One Day For Renewal On February 14, Renewal, an organization dedicated to assisting people suffering from various forms of kidney disease, marked a milestonefour transplants

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Talmudists Beginnings BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Baseball legend Ripken 4. Gds creation 8. Bitcoin, e.g. 14. Baba 15. Torah branch 16. Lady of Spain 17. Pillager

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United Hatzalah Receives Jerusalem Prize United Hatzalah, Israels national volunteer emergency medical services organization, recently received the Jerusalem Prize for excellence in lifesaving. The di

port, something may happen along the way so that they cannot afford to continue doing so. It could be a change in finances or health, chas vshalom, or some other issue. In that circumstance, if you ar

NBN Hosts 1,500 At LargestEver Aliyah Fair Over 1,500 people interested in moving to Israel and gaining Israeli citizenship gathered at John Jay College in Manhattan on Sunday for the ninth annual Nef

ings with accountants to financial planners, shippers, and a host of Israeli vendors, participants were briefed on a broad range of matters associated with moving to Israel. This year, as a response t

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 69 vaeim by their homeroom teacher. Some topics covered were hakaras hatov to parents, serving parents bsever panim yafos, tremendous rewards for kibbud av vaei

Uncertain Times, Unruly Rulers, And The Jews BOOK REVIEW BY PHILIP MARCUS In these times of instability and unpredictability in Western democracies and in the Middle East, as well as the rise in antiS

In Memory Of Perry Fish, BY RICHARD ALTABE There are gedolim who are leaders of large yeshivos with thousands of talmidim who impact the generation, and then there are the hidden gedolim who quietly

Hundreds Attend Flatbush Azkarah For Dr. Bernard Lander More than 400 students and faculty at the womens program of Touros Lander College in Flatbush participated in an event last week to commemorate

Brochos Out Loud Program Marches On This year, the Brochos Out Loud program celebrated its 12th year. Children try to make five berachos out loud with someone responding Amen to their berachah at the


Tax Tips For The SelfEmployed PROVIDED BY AVI ASHKENAZY Being selfemployed has many advantagesthe opportunity to be your own boss and come and go as you please, for example. However, it also comes wit

HAFTR Celebrates 39th Annual Dinner March Madness Is Here Junior Varsity The RTMAJEC junior varsity has competed with the SAR JV this season in three classic games. Each game had meaning, excitement,

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 77 feed from PG Moshe Heller to Kimmel, and a foul make, RTMA chipped away to make the score 3018 SAR. Next, Winters executed a weakside steal and fullcourt finish to


SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 78 quarter. The Falcons would never look back as they built a 10point lead heading into halftime. Flatbush came out strong in the third quarter stretching its leads o

The seventhgrade boys were paced by the outstanding shooting performance of Morris Chaaya and his gamehigh 20 points. Irwin Azar hit for 8 points. Abie Saada and Steven Chetrit each had 7 points. Jaco

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 81 of peaceful coexistence among people of diverse religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. JNFUSA, JCRCNY, and the State of Israel have embraced the legacy of Dr

KISS THE KOSHER COOK Continued from Front Cover eaters, its basic Fridaynight fare gefilte fish, chicken soup a must, some type of chicken on the bone, occasionally a type of meat dish, and an easy si

KISS THE KOSHER COOK Continued from Page 85 ish meatballs. This year my parents are going to my sister Dini in Chestnut Ridge, outside of Monsey, where she will be featuring her tasty thick vegetable

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SCHOOL SECURITY Continued from Page 86 School legislation in 2013 to provide nonpublic schools with a securityguard reimbursement grant. In the 20162017 school year, the legislation provides for a 1.6

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Critics Choice Hakerem Wine And Spirits BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Hakerem Wine and Spirits is worth a trip from anywhere, as attested to by their everexpanding customer base. From near and far they co

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KFWE Completes Unprecedented Worldwide Tour Building on the success of previous years, Royal Wine is proud to report that this year the annual Kosher Food Wine ExpePrior to the nowtraditional KFWE in

A New Torch Ignites Boro Park Kollel Chatzos Ever since Kollel Chatzos has become known as a sentry of shemirah and berachah for its surrounding community, Boro Park residents have been clamoring for

Community News Continued from Page 93 ton. According to Ms. Zellis, her brother with Down syndrome gives her the passion to advocate and create a more inclusive world for those with disabilities. In h

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Community News Continued from Page 94 porting abstract ideas through concrete textual evidence. Rabbi Sinensky, of Kohelet Yeshiva in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, received the award for the interdisc

Americas Enemies BY YOCHANAN GORDON The presidents reference to a security incident in Sweden, at a rally in Melbourne, FL, gave birth to my column last week, which was both a defense of the president

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 102 ities are available. We were taught different considerations to examine when you are deciding what career you want to have. It really made us think about

Rambam MockTrial Team Wins No objection, Your Honor The Rambam Mesivta mocktrial team agrees to United States who have earned this honor. That is less than 1 of the 1.6 million students who initially

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 105 grading system, information about the students activities and leadership, and the finalists own essay. Tsfat concerts, talmidim were eagerly awaiting the

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 106 of the board since. Mr. Okun also made special mention of Achiezer staff members and volunteers and thanked them for their efforts. In his inimitable mann

Throughout the event, the audience was mesmerized by the magic of the written word. Thanks to Mrs. Rachel Steiner, director of student activities, and eighthgraders Ariella Borah and Gabriella Grossma

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 107 dos tovos on display as they helped Rebbetzin Munk clear and clean up after the seudah Leil Shabbos continued with the boys and their rebbe all walking to

Kaminsky Applauds 25 Million Yeshiva Security Grant In response to Governor Cuomos proposal to allocate 25 million in security funding for religious schools, Senator Todd Kaminsky released the followi

POLITICAL ROUNDUP Continued from Page 109 is critical that valuable resources like these continue to be fully posted on the State Departments website, said Meng. I eagerly await the Secretarys reply a

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