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See Page 20 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 3 16 TISHREI 5775 OCTOBER 10, 2014 FROM THE EDITOR White House Scolds

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LUACH October 818 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 14 Tishrei Erev Yom Tov Wednesday, October 8 Erev Sukkos Eiruv Tavshilin Candle Lighting 607 pm CALENDAR 15 Tishrei Yom Tov Thursday, October 9 1st da

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover made clear to a yet unknown degree on Election Day, November 4. The country as a whole is headed in that direction. This coming midterm election is rapidly s

tions that are in play along with a number of congressional races, including the one here on Long Island between Blakeman and Rice. The Republicans need to win six seats to find themselves with a 5149

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Who can forget last years yamim tovim, beginning with Rosh Hashanah falling out two days after Labor Day It was still summer, and the air conditioning was still

not a cloud in the sky. If its at night, there are plenty of stars punctuating the night sky. Back here in New York, memories of hot, cold, and challenging rainy Sukkos holidays are in abundance. One

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 21 For one Sukkos here in the Five Towns, I recall buying a heater or two for the sukkah, but it just was not the right kind. If you sat too close to the heater you wer

and uncalled for. You put your shel rosh on the top of your head, make sure it is centered, and leave it there. Finished. However, upon further study, I discovered how vital it is, indeed, to make abs

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IDF SOLDIERS Continued from Front Cover Tshirts emblazoned with the slogan, Thank You, IDF, with a heart for the o and a tefillah for Divine protection inside. David Kramer launched the NU Campaign to

IDF SOLDIERS Continued from Page 25 Thank you You cannot imagine how much your active support encourages and strengthens usthe soldiersand pushes us to move on despite the danger we face, in order to

does not in his mind make his sukkah decorations fullfledged noy sukkah. The TaZ is, therefore, lenient, and allows the noy sukkah to be moved. Rav Elyashiv ruled that we no longer count the opinion o

White House Our Values Built Iron Dome BY YAAKOV LEVI In response to criticism of the U.S. in an interview program Sunday, the White House on Monday slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, saying t

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My daughter Resa was always a sunshine of a girl. Happygolucky, quick to laugh, have fun, and start an adventure. Everyone loved to be around her, and she was

lives without slowing down long enough to take stock and discover more about themselves and their purpose. This doesnt make them bad people, but its easy to miss the mark on living a mindful, purposef

For Your Amusement BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER If you go on chol hamoed trips, at some point youre going to find yourself at an amusement park. Amusement parks are great, because you can pay one flat admis

Rapids And Flumes Rapids and flumes are by far my favorite rides, because I love getting wet at random times. Youd think I can just get wet in my clothes at home, for free, but maybe its the not knowi

How Esrogim Relate To Relationships Eight Surprising Lessons On Finding A Spouse BY MRS. MARJORIE GLATT SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR, YUCONNECTS A few days before Sukkos about two years ago, my husba

for a spouse should be the fortitude to partner together season after season. 3. Fragrance and flavor. The esrog is also unique in that it has both fragrance and flavor. Unlike the other minim species

Yeshiva League Varsity Basketball Preview We are excited to present the first annual 5TJT Sports Center Yeshiva League Varsity Basketball Preview, for the upcoming 20142015 season. This season is wide

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 38 New coach Edgar De La Rosa will be taking care of the bench duties, and the boys are certainly in great hands once again, even with the departure of YU coach Ellio

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin In The Blink Of An Eye Why is time traveling so quickly It seems that I was just a child myself, and now my children are growing up. What an auspicious tim

insights on THE TORAH Bereishis Let There Be Light From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And the Lrd said, Let there be light. Bereishis 13 Light has always been the most favored metaphor for all

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Mr. Hadar returned to the seller. I found out today that my esrog was pasul, he said. Id like my money back. Now youre a

A. Although generally one should make a genuine effort to pay at least a perutah C.M. 1902 to the seller before yom tov, in your circumstance it is not necessary. On the first day of Sukkos, it is ess

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 45 cracked copy of a program to the Internet. Is it permissible to download it A. There is an opinion that it is permitted to copy something made available over th

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Building A Safe Sukkah I remember years ago putting up a sukkah before Sukkos and being so proud that we finished it and had everything ready severa

5TJT Puzzle Chains BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Quick card game 5. Bekishes, e.g. 10. Bush stomping grounds 14. Lauren sport 15. Debate 16. Like Humpty Dumpty 17. Locale business app 18. Restaurant for Sha

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman A New Year And An Old Problem Shehecheyanu is a blessing that celebrates special occasions. We Jews say it when we are thankful for new and unusual experien

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 51 that really matter, I have a side wish. It is somewhat frivolous and I wont know if it has been granted until exactly a year from now. My wish is that next y

of Gd is manifested via the composite forms that make up creation. Creation is the process in which Gd screens His infinite simplicity, isolating finite areas within its infinite expanse that solidify

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 53 esrogspell their deficiency a complex life that obscures the Divine simplicity. The inclusion of the aravah in the group enables all its members to appreciate,

Im Thinking About You BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN This may frustrate and confound my friends, family, and acquaintances, but lately almost every time someone writes me an email or text that starts off with

Bein HaZemanim Limud Halacha With Dirshu BY CHAIM GOLD Are you joining daf hayomi bhalacha lbachurim Did you see who is giving the shiurim Yeshiva bachurim everywhere are excited to be joining Dirshus

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Dirshu Bein HaZemanim Continued from Page 56 ita, Rav Kehillas Ahavas Yisroel and rosh kollel Ateres Boruch, was set to deliver the shiur at the Agudas Yisroel of Cleveland. In Detroit, Rav Aharon Sor

The 57752014 Munkaczer Sukkah Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Several sukkahs around the world have earned universal recognition for their exceptional b

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Machberes Continued from Page 59 Cavaillon, France 1772. The shul in Cavaillon, a masterpiece of 18th century folk art, was classified as a historic monument in 1924. Built between 1772 Shul in Cavai

Machberes Continued from Page 61 from 1908 to 1908. The first preparations for the synagogue were in 1903, and the construction itself began in 1905. The construction of the shul was part of a then re


The Elephant In The Shul Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER On the very eve of the High Holy Days, a whirlwind has erupted in the Jewish world over whether rabbis in America should talk about Israel in

Enjoying The Harvest In The Golan Heights BY ANNA HARWOOD Sukkot is infused with imagery and ritual celebrating the completed harvest. In modern Israel, Sukkot also falls around the end of the annual

Teshuvah Lecture At White Shul PHOTO BY IVAN H. NORMAN Sukkot Wines Continued from Page 65 to remain relatively undamaged from the fighting and continues to host throngs of visitors traveling Israels

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ I watched the video of Prime Minister Netanyahus speech at the U.N., and while he is an articulate speaker and represents Israel well in the public arena, he didnt


News From The Hills Continued from Page 67 their BYQ juniorhigh experience, the girls watched a video of extracurricular activities typically enjoyed by the junior high. Community News From Around Th

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Community News Continued from Page 69 rience of making new friends and reconnecting with old ones. They enjoyed the engaging recreation program offered in Camp HASC, which includes adaptive swimming i

Community News Continued from Page 71 JetBlue currently serves 86 cities across the United States, Caribbean, and Latin America. Onboard JetBlue, travelers can enjoy the carriers signature inflight ex

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Community News Continued from Page 72 Students graduating in 2014 are entering a reinvigorated labor market where career opportunities in health sciences have become especially strong and financially

Lubinsky and Professor Sandra Russo for their outstanding work and dedication to the graduate program in speech and language pathology and to the nursing program, respectively. Keynote speaker Dr. Mar

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Challah Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Sometimes, when time is short at the end of the week, I buy my challah. Please dont judge me I run out of time and its just, well, easier. Not necessarily tastier

Slice Of Life Continued from Page 77 spoon honey into cup warm water. Let stand until the mixture starts to bubble. In the bowl of an electric mixer use a dough hook, it will be weird at first but ev

ExtraSpecial Holiday Challah Topping Pareve or dairy You can decorate your homemade or notsohomemade challah with a little bit of a glaze and these terrific toppings. I love using almond extract as th

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS SKAs Third Annual Tefillah Initiative Davening At The Beach For the third year, before Aseret Yemei Teshuvah, the students of the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls had a sp

ing arrangements. The conference will also feature numerous pavilions showcasing related products and services, including managed care, home health, rehabilitation, accessibility, safety, medicine, in

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 how happy the children and individuals are, and how they love Yiddishkeit and the holiday rituals and minhagim. Rabbi Krohn continued his speech discussing

joined Sarala and Yael for a preRosh Hashanah activity at Kulanu. The students of Kulanu were happy to host their Shulamith friends once again for a funfilled activity in honor of the chag, and the Sh

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 girls also took in the sights of the city skyline, including the Freedom Tower and the Statue of Liberty. The trip was planned to coincide with the Aseres

ment and additional roadwork for years. Recently, they launched a residentdriven campaign to petition Governor Andrew Cuomo to follow through with the proposed construction. Over 3,000 South Shore and

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 Praising Fertigs common sense and ability to get things done, Supervisor Murrayherself a former state assemblywomanendorsed Fertig and his plan to create j

have the option to expand or contract their sukkah. The custom sukkahs are made from Sunbrella canvas, which is the same material used on boats, awnings, and outdoor furniture. It is acrylic and can b

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No Drinking, No Kidding BY LARRY GORDON Its like no one is going to do anything until something awful happens, like someone dying, says Captain Danny Gluck, commanding officer for the Nassau County Au

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No Drinking Continued from Page 94 around us, and for young children and teenagers, there are so many obstacles to overcome. Yet we, the parents and grandparents of our precious children and grandchil

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letters to THE EDITOR Smartphones On Shabbos How Appalling Dear Editor, The Shabbos app is scheduled to be released by early 2015. It has already caused quite an uproar in the Jewish community. One go

Israels Challenges Are Our Challenges BY SHAY ATTIAS CEO AND FOUNDER OF THE ISR COUNCIL FOR P2P DIPLOMACY In recent weeks, ISIS, alQaeda, Hamas, and other radical Islamic organizations have flaunted,

Israels Challenges Continued from Page 103 ation Protective Edge was destabilizing the entire Middle East, Bruce Blakeman, a RepublicanConservativeIndependence nominee for Congress, and a candidate in

Other than expressing interest in her flawless rsum, there seems to be nothing else that quite held your attention except that she has a sister that you like. So even though you were consciously aware

THE DISH Continued from Page 105 Chicken potpie. I love serving chicken potpies in individual ramekins. Its a great appetizer or main dish that can be served up piping hot and will feel warm and comfo

that there would be no linen used in these new suits. Upon his return to America, the new suits were brought straight to the shaatnez lab and they were both shaatnez. Aharon explained to me that most

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz The Latte Ladies Buried. Blistered. Broken. Blackened. These words evoke the fragile state of Israels religious divide. Now, three ambitious ladies living in Israe

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