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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 50 62 82 43 80 66 54 38 38 48 55 36 42 56 10 46 65 40 78 44, 52 60 37 67 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmu

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover strikes many of us as just plain wrong. But at the same time, many of us feel there is not much we can do about it except voice our objections when we discus

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 is also a matter of U.S. strategic interests. These are trying times, but rest assured that there is little else we can do that makes an impression on par with t

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover I speak with Rabbi Zev Friedman, the founder and rosh yeshiva at Rambam, on a semiregular basis. Most of the time it is because the school is hosting an engaging

With his wifes blessing, ten hours after his wedding celebration, he was with his unit ready to enter Gaza. His units job was to clear the terrorists out of homes in densely populated areas. They were

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover Aruch states quite clearly O.C. 6952, A person is obligated to get drunk on Purim to the point where he cannot distinguish between Baruch Mordechai and Arur

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 19 mud Bavli has a similar statement in Nedarim 49b. There are three possible understandings of this passage of the Yerushalmi. The first is that this is the case,

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 23 Alcohol has some very harmful and permanent effects on developing brains and bodies. For adolescents aged 15 to 20, alcohol is implicated in more than a third

SUCCESS Continued from Front Cover Having a community of residents who are knowledgeable and engaged in the world at large while proud of their Jewish values has raised the Five Towns status as a vibr

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SUCCESS Continued from Page 26 ocratic Party in the state is 3 giving instructions as to what are the acceptable values that can be held by the opposition party. We are witnessing the hardening of soc

PAIN ABOUNDS Continued from Front Cover is experiencing great pain in so many facets of our lives. While there have always been divisions in Klal Yisrael, and will remain so until the coming of Mashia

PAIN ABOUNDS Continued from Page 29 needs no response, because anyone with the most basic familiarity with halachic reasoning understands full well that it is absurd. The other being that its out of o

to Bnei Brak or Kiryat Sefer. I visited with a prominent hesder rosh yeshiva who said that for the first time since the formation of the state, he personally knows families whose children are sufferin

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PAIN ABOUNDS Continued from Page 31 are always in Hashems handsa mul di rechter hant, sometimes the right hand, un a mul di linke hant, and sometimes the left hand, but He is always carrying us. I per

Welcoming Purim, Gourmet Glatt Style Outside it may still feel a lot like Chanukah, but inside Gourmet Glatt, Purim is definitely in the airand on the shelves. For an early taste of the upcoming yom t

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insights on THE TORAH Pekudei RepenTent BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS Moshe erected the Mishkan. He placed its sockets and inserted its planks and put on its bars and

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Hard To Please Its hard to remember when we last had such a fierce winter. Im sure we have had others before this, but all I can focus on is the here and no

Ask Diamond Dave Dear DD, Last week, when I was doing my nails, I noticed a white spot on the edge of my diamond that I had never seen before. I tried to clean it off, but it didnt go away. I ran my n

Doing otherwise will result in feelings of disappointment on the part of the girl, as in your case. Realistically, rarely will a guy continuously spend hundreds of dollars on ongoing dates, nor should

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I think I was always happy by nature. I look back on my childhood with fond memories. There was so much going on in my life that could have made me a very unh

natural setbacks that came your way. I dont think you have anything to be embarrassed about regarding your ability to love lifeand specifically your lifedespite the obvious problems that exist within

insights on THE TORAH EntryLevel Marriage BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE In this weeks parashah, Moshe commands the nation regarding the construction of the Mishkan and asks for people to come to

Raising Fun BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER If youre on some kind of fundraising committee and are looking for ideas to get money out of the same people again, I would suggest running a Chinese auction. A Chin

5TJT Puzzle Kosher Wine BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Life and Knowledge 6. Brouhaha 11. Jewish Met 14. Singer of Something There, in a Disney film 15. Boxer 16. Temple need 17. Steroids era commish 18. Spa

Raising Fun Continued from Page 43 pot, and well let Hashem decide. On the other hand, if you win the Jackpot, what are the chances that Hashem will let you win anything else Maybe He will say, You wo

Protecting Our Heritage Abroad Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM History notes that the human remains of Jewish ancestors have always been held sacrosanct

ied. The 170 desecrated graves were fully restored. A mass grave of Holocaust victims in Yass Iasi, Romania received government protection through the efforts of Admas Kodesh and its affiliate organiz

One Size Does Not Fit All Testing Your Metabolic Rate BY DR. BO ROSENBLAT CHIEF PHYSICIAN FOR DR. BOS DIET Have you ever looked at the nutrition labels on the food you eat Or used the calories burned

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OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Baruch Mordechai At The Kotel Big week in the Katz house bigger week coming up next month. It has been 10 years since we last did this Goldie, me, and the kids, an

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Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle Getting The Gold 1 14 17 20 ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 50 He also inserted Mordechais parashiyot into his tefillin while we were there and explained the fin

last Sunday, we headed to the Kotel for Mordechai to put on his tefillin for the first time. Unlike the last time, all my siblings they all live here were able to attend. My parents, who have spent mo

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow An Unforgettable Sukkah Commercial sukkos used to be generic and one size fits all. Sukkah manufacturers have come a long way. You can now purchase readytoas

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Ultimate Kosher Foodie Experience The kosher event of the year has once again invited us in and fed us to our hearts content. It was an event for those in the food and wine

THE DISH Continued from Page 55 to burn. Set aside to cool. In large mixing bowl, combine lamb, egg, parsley, and spices. Add pine nuts and incorporate into mixture. Wet hands with a little water and

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Finding Inner Peace BY ANDREW KAHN By the time I was eight years old, familial discord had caused me great shame and distress. I struggled in school. Both of my parents were liberalminded and prided t

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real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Living The Life In Modiin During my visit to my daughter Simmy and my grandchildren who live in Modiin, I had time to explore the city and get to kn

MAY Annual Dinner Celebrating Achievements Mr. Mrs. Jeremy Rogoff were named Parents of the Year. Jonathan Farrell, Esq., was the Guest of Honor. Mr. David English was named Alumnus of the Year.

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Too Late Outside the school, a person stood selling waterproof knapsacks. A sign above him read SALE Only 100 for a knap

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 62 case, since you do not even know exactly how much you are owed, you and your employer did not construct a payment plan for the amount you are owed. Therefore, t

Beating The Winter Blues BY DR. RACHEL LOWINGER With muddy slush melting occasionally, only to make room for the next layer of snow, and gray skies forming the daily background of our mornings, the wi

WINTER BLUES Continued from Page 65 Something to do about it Research shows that natural light and exercise are the two most effective ways to beat the winter blues. Bright light and exercise improve

accessible and applicable to the full spectrum of Torah Jews. His words resonated strongly amongst all those present. The highlight of the morning was the kvias mezuzah by renowned posek and Flatbush

Community News Continued from Page 67 The Business Halacha Institute can be reached at 7182333845 or The address is 1937 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230. Devoted Dads Works

YCQ board chairman, Israel Glaser, noted that all funds from the dinner campaign will be allocated to the YCQ Scholarship Fund. A Scroll of Honor listing the contributors will be published for the occ

Community News Continued from Page 69 marinated apricots, Prime Hospitality Groups cauliflower bread and housemade salami Sloppy Joe, and Hakadosh BBQ Wandering Q who kicked it up a notch from last y

Merkavas effectiveness in battle, and the media reported that the Merkava line would be discontinued within four years. However, later that year it was reported that an Israeli General Staff assessmen


Community News Continued from Page 71 and joy intact during this most special time. What a tremendous zechus for Michoels holy neshamah, as he looks down from the Kisei HaKavod with that famous smile

Temple Mount Continued from Page 73 Women for the Temple, who charged the police of trying to keep the quiet by not enforcing the law when confronted with violent Arab crowds on the site, instead forb

Miracle Workers Gesher Yehuda Yeshivas Formula For Success BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Mention Gesher Yehuda Yeshiva to Dr. Joan Altman Neumann and her husband, Rabbi Naftali Neumann, and you are sure t

Gesher Yehuda Continued from Page 75 for academic excellence, a school where Aharoni would blossom, the Neumanns persevered. Dr. Altman Neumann, an obstetriciangynecologist in private practice, who al

To create a learning environment where fluency is reached, teachers focus on cumulative learning, where information is not lost in a vacuum. By implementing a planned course of steady review, children

Agudahs Annual Albany Agenda News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ I was going to write something else this week but just now, as Im writing, I heard that there was a stabbing on 72nd Drive. I have ve

The Secret to Real Happiness. 15 in advance and 20 at the door VIP and preferred seating available in advance. Location Yeshiva Ohel Simcha 14141 72nd Avenue, Flushing NY 11367. For more information o

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Visiting Day At DRS Last Wednesday, DRS High School hosted over 130 prospective eighthgrade applicants from several elementary schools for a chance to experience what its like to

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whether pediatric patients or elderly dementia patientsduring times of pain and illness, said Toby Weiss, Vice President of MJHS. Laughter and therapeutic clowning is a perfect complement to the creat

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 which remain the emphasis of our programwe are producing professionally qualified and sensitive individuals who have received the requisite professional sk

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 88 Harmony Wows Audiences For the past 22 years, Kol Rayus Productions has produced Harmony concerts that have enabled talented women and girls from across o

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 90 ten conferences in different communities drew crowds of over 400 rabbanim and poskim from the breadth of the United States. Rav Peretz Steinberg, shlita, t

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 92 tors is frequently underestimated. One community rav with whom Rav Melber met in private expressed concern about a method he had been recommending to his c

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 94 more than 1,200 miles of town roadwaysincluding those in the Five Towns. He also discussed pothole repair. Santino also detailed the towns third consecuti

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For meals with mazel, count on fresh fish from Brachs Fresh fish cooked to order just 1 per lb. Featuring flounder rolled with spicy salmon lemon pepper tilapia spicy tuna stuffed tuna salmon terya


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