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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover Tanach. I relish doing the mitzvot that are connected to living in Israel. And there is no doubt that Tishah BAv is a highlightlowlight of my year. I have o

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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter 48 72 32 53 27 62 56 57 66 1, 81 41 46 83 12 38 25 24 40 34 57 36 43 Community News Around The Fi

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover the true goodness of the Israeli and Jewish contribution to the modern world that we live in. On the one hand, it is kind of odd that after all these yearsde

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 10 of a shul that was turned into a twofamily Arab home. Over the last few months, an aron kodesh was discovered in the home behind a newly plastered and painted wa

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 12 tion will be close, and if Trump loses it will be because of Republicans like Stephens and his political approach. The issue here is that some leading Republican

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 13 ery that was so painstakingly difficult. He said that the fear, the obstacles, and the matter of scaling that mountain to recovery was so complex that in and of itse

it just impossible for siblings to get a handle on a relationship as we grew into adults and now have adult children and grandchildren ourselves I stood in the parking lot of the JFK cargo area as the

Suicide Continued from Page 15 enough to be drawn to drugs, had no intention to end their lives. Drug abuse can be treated the toll of an overdose may be reversible. But suicide is irrevocable. The Ce

The Midrash tells us that of all the twelve sons of Jacob, Joseph had a special love for the Land of Israel. Accordingly, when the Children of Israel needed to cross the Jordan River, the river split

Addiction Continued from Page 17 The 55 deaths we have seen this year were of people who have been through rehab and gotten sober. So what happened What leads to relapse and why is relapse so dangerou

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover particularly because their rates are far lower than traditional health insurance policies. Here is how they work Members of a shared health ministry can opt

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 19 Statements 1, 3, 4, and 5 are all OK in terms of hashkafah. However, statement number 2 is the one that we must analyze We believe every individual has a fundam

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 21 serve Gd, which is distinctively not in his or her own way. Another Angle We can perhaps deal with this issue, too. Both Rav Tzadok haKohen Pri Tzaddik Shabbos

can be assigned to beneficiaries and heirs without retitling each asset, which would be required if assets were individually held. 5. Valuation discounts when gifting, selling, or bequeathing assets w

The oldie but goodie from the 60sIts my party and Ill cry if I want tocame to mind as I read articles by several people who wont be crying over the loss of the Beis HaMikdash on Tishah BAv. This is ve

Wise Words From Rav Asher Weiss PHOTO BY IVAN H NORMAN Speeding Through Summer Where have I been, you ask Before I tell you my tale, let me first apologize for my absence. Ive heard the whisperings,

MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 25 Michele Chai Lifeline, but its a slow process, one I check on several times a day. Not being shy, Ive even stopped in at several stores and written to many companies

Hundreds Attend Our Place Ultimate Guys Night Out It was an unbelievable night on Tuesday, August 2, as close to 400 men came to show their support for Our Place at the Ultimate Guys Night Out Backya

Community News Continued from Page 27 and alcohol abuse, and it is only with community support that we have the ability to make a difference in the lives of these young people. Sponsors for the evenin

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Pedestrian Tactics BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER So apparently theres a French study on safety techniques for pedestrians. That word has always bothered me. Pedestrian. I always thought pedestrian was too fa

The study was conducted by four university students, who tested over 2,500 drivers. It was either that or go to class. They stood at a street corner and looked drivers in the eye, and they found that,

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Taking It To The Extreme The year 2016 is definitely going on the books as the year of extremes. For whatever reason, this year has had a host of ex

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Tipping The Scales In Our Favor Given the fact that the Jewish calendar does not correspond to the Gregorian calendar, our Jewish holidays fall on different

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Dear Esther, I am an eightysomethingyearold mother, grandmother, and greatgrandmother. Thank Gd, I am of sound mind and sharp as ever. Unfortunately, my body hasnt kept up with my mind, and I suffer f

go of all expectations is naturally quite difficult for most peopleits almost counterintuitive. Most of us believe that just by our very existence, we are entitled to certain things from all the peopl

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword The Settlers of Canaan BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Popular Aussie gems 6. Chips chum 10. 2015 National League champions 14. LShanah follower 15. Elvis Presleys mid

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Amigo Continued from Page 39 vice. Active members of our community, they feel privileged to include so many Five Towns residents in their international client base. Mention AmigoUS to any of their cus

Advice From YidParenting Electronics, Part 1 BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q. My kids love to play on their iPads and iPods. It could be 85 degrees and sunny outside, and they want to sit and play on these dev

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YidParenting Continued from Page 43 on a rainy day, and these devices can even have a siddur. Nevertheless, I still think we have a huge problem. The main questions we need to address are How much is

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FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 46 How about culture Well, have you ever tried offering a Sephardic Jew gefilte fish Or an Ashkenazi Jew couscous Food and music are cornerstones of any culture.

tioner, he improved it by installing a new motor, replied Rabbi Dayan. A motor has an expected lifetime in a number of years the old motor might have had to be replaced anyway. The new motor is expect

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 49 say yasher koach to his lender Minchas Shlomo 268 Igros Moshe, Y.D. 180 Keren HaTorah 16043. The Chazon Ish, it is reported, would inform people before he gave

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Goldfeder And Kopel Go To Bat For Local Business In an effort to save a beloved family fun center from rising rents and crippling state bureaucracy, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder DF

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 53 ket value when setting permit fees, and that the appeal was denied. First opened in 1978, the Five Towns MiniGolf and Batting Range has served thousands of

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Shabbos In Disguise One Shabbos, a woman was at her wits end when her baby refused to nurse. Looking for guidance, she went to see the Rogochover Gaon. The R

Question I am a 29yearold, neverbeenmarried, very eligible guy. There probably isnt a girl I havent either heard of or dated. I couldnt bring myself to feel anything for any of themuntil recently. I m

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 57 reasons, I usually advise any single man or woman in such a situation to speak to his or her rav for intervention, as Im sure that any halachic authority would give

ter what style she favors, a kallah is sure to find several options from which to select. She adds, I am in constant awe of the high quality and selection of the clothing we receive from our gracious

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 54 YIW Group Explores The American Jewish Experience On Sunday, August 7, Young Israel of Woodmere organized a trip to the National Museum of American Jewish

together a Child ID Kit. This nationwide communitybuilding campaign helps promote policecommunity partnerships and camaraderie to make the village a safer place to live, work, and worship. Over 60 ben

A Day At The Beach On August 10, Senator Chuck Schumer, Congressman Pete King, Supervisor Anthony Santino, Councilman Anthony DEsposito, Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineer

tion by jumping from a train headed to Sobibor death camp and testified at the Nuremberg trials, and Murray Gurfein, a federal judge and U.S. Army colonel who served as a prosecuting attorney at the N

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 efits to the utility and its customers for every 1 in costs to operate the program, including rebates. PSEG Long Island operates the Long Island Power Auth

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Rivlin To Yarden Gerbi You Are Our Champion BY NITSAN KEIDAR Heads of state, government ministers, and Knesset members were quick to congratulate Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, who claimed Israels first

entire chapter in Jerusalem cookbook dedicated to the eggplant and the different ways it can be prepared. Roasted and topped with tahini and zaatar, breaded and fried, baked halves filled with Israeli

KISS THE KOSHER COOK Continued from Page 67 1 cup sifted allpurpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder tsp. turmeric 1 cups grated parmesan cheese or 1 cup Romano cheese 1 Tbsp. white sesame seeds 1 tsp. bla

Jewish Heritage Center Celebrates 28th Annual Dinner BY SUSIE GARBER The Jewish Heritage Center of Queens and Long Island celebrated its 28th annual dinner on Monday, August 1, at the elegant Rockleig

JHC Continued from Page 69 the entire spectrum of needs and concerns of these precious souls by providing a listening ear and open arms. Rabbi Babad is on the streets, often until 300 a.m., meeting th

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JHC Continued from Page 70 The evening peaked with the rededication of the Jewish Heritage Center Hebrew School in memory of Stuart and Eileen Stone and the inauguration of the Rabbi Ronnie Greenwald,

A Real Wedding At Raninu Camp Raninu will be attempting something that has never been tried before. For the first time drumroll please, Camp Raninu will be sponsoring its first real wedding. This is n

Stop Wineing B Y M I C H A L S I M O N , L C S W, C F L E Over the past few years, social media has provided a platform for women to gain access to support as they set out into their personal and chal

more prone to giving it a try. Psychologist Leon Festinger 1954 studied the phenomenon of how, as social beings, we use the people around us to influence or even justify our own behaviors and definiti

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 81 General Practices Of Tishah BAv Because the loss of the Beis HaMikdash was a national tragedy, the halachos of Tishah BAv combine the laws of Yom Kippur and th

letters to THE EDITOR A Fitting Tribute Dear Editor, Thank you for publishing the emotionally touching article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman in the Five Towns Jewish Times July 22 on our magnificent, beloved,

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 83 Tooting Trumps Horn Dear Editor, It is with great sadness that I note so much dislike for Donald Trump among many Orthodox Jews. Trump is a highly success

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