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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover him anything even close to being an antiSemite. That is a horrible thing to call someone and even more difficult to prove. By using the term in a kneejerk re

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LUACH February 14February 22 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 14 Adar I Erev Shabbos Friday, February 14 Purim Kattan Daf yomi Sukkah 11 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 I had a sense of the same type of vain enthusiasm that we rallied behind a few years ago when we were fighting the unbalanced and unjust sentence that was handed

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 11 So perhaps we are entangled in some kind of catch22, that is we may really be victims of various levels of good old fashioned antiSemitism, but making that claim

the even more hapless Milwaukee Bucks at the Garden. I mean, what is going on with that Are you telling me that all those multimillionaire ballplayers could not get motivated for that game So even tho

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 In any event, we have come a long way from bringing our own food into arenas and stadiums because once upon a time nothing was kosher except for the soda, peanuts, p

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover of a Supreme Court decision to cut funding to yeshivot that do not submit their students for military service. I have written about this issue several times

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 17 ple political necessity, Israel has spent more money to support Torah learning and scholarship than anyone, ever. The budgets for all Torah sectors are truly im

imprisonment. Its the law. They can always avail themselves of the solution that our ancestors used throughout history Run away. Leave the country. As I told the rebbi in South Shore, nothing is holdi

UNPUBLISHED HEROES Continued from Page 19 who didnt consider any question offlimits. And so I found answers to all the questions I had. As a result, even though I was raised in an Orthodox home, I con

I have no right to deem their writers intentional fabulists. Perhaps their onceOrthodox environments, or some other lifeexperience, so damaged them that they became confused as a result. Or perhaps th

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Front Cover and that was set around a century ago. The current forecast calls for that record to be surpassed by this years cold streak. The National Weather Service i

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 22 in safety. The following day it was estimated that 15,000 had crossed the ice bridge. January 1857 An ice bridge formed on the East River in the space between

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 24 What does this have to do with the daf This year Sukkos is rather late in the year, starting the night of October 8. Hoshanna Rabbah will be on October 15. It

Grand Accomplishments Celebrated At The Yeshiva Gedolah Dinner There was a sense of excitement throughout the crowded halls of the Sands, where the Yeshiva Gedolah of the Five Towns held its 11th anni

Yeshiva Gedolah Continued from Page 27 everyone to have a part in the building of Torah. The yeshiva was the beneficiary of the generosity of so many in the community and beyond, and the rosh yeshiva

Prevention And Communication Are Essential To Treating Heart Disease Like the tick . . . tick . . . tick of a time bomb, Jeffrey Novack sensed that he might be on the verge of a heart attack. With int

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Question My grandson just came home from Israel and informed us that he wants to start dating. He is only 20 years old When I asked him why he is in such a rush, he told me that he is lonely. Meanwhil

not dream of allowing their sons to work as they did. It would humiliate them. I know quite a few parents who take on second jobs just to support their young married children. Some of these children a

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My husband Max and I have been married for 40 years. All in all, its been a pretty decent marriage. I dont see us as the most exciting couple in the world, bu

self busy and bring income into the family Are you angry with him for not having the wherewithal to keep himself busy with hobbies, volunteer work, whatever, so that your schedule doesnt have to be im

Yeshiva Trip To Eilat The Year In Israel BY MAX FRUCHTER A shining sun and cloudless sky provided a hint of the unbeatable weather I was looking forward to basking in while in Eilat for our yeshivas t

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5TJT Puzzle In The Directors Chair BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Biggest name in fruit 6. Sack 9. Babyboomer bigot, e.g. 14. Darn 15. Friday afternoon, e.g. 16. Slow or break 17. Arrogant words from one run

Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle In Pieces 1 14 17 20 24 27 T U T O R 2 3 4 5 6 E N U R E E M B E D E K E S 31 21 25 15 18 E T A I G 7 8 9 U R N R 22 16 19 B E L C H I D A H O 23 10 1

Huddled Masses BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I think they should get rid of airline safety speeches. Its not like anyone listens anyway, except for the infrequent fliers such as myself, who are convinced tha

ing seat cushions. The plane started the approach, and the copilot noticed that whenever he said something to the pilot, the pilot responded with one of those mm hmm noises that made it obvious that h

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen was really the gravy on the mashed potatoes Spending time with my daughter and grandchildren in beautiful weather was enough to put me on top of the

insights on THE TORAH Jealousy And Justice BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE In this weeks parashah, KiSissa, the pasuk Shmos 3232 says, Vatah im tissa chattasam vim ayin mecheini na misifrecha asher

insights on THE TORAH KiSissa Your Own People BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS Hashem spoke to Moshe Go down, for your people whom you brought out of Egypt has acted corr

to do this. Why Because Noach saved them. Thanks to Noach they all survived, so they were given over to him. Lets extrapolate this idea to Moshe Rabbeinu. When the Jews committed the cheit haeigel, th

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 45 I own. But that too proved to be an exercise in futility. I had to resign myself to the fact that the earrings were gone And so I didbut only briefly. My res

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UrgentMD Setting Standards Of Excellence In Patient Care BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER UrgentMD knows how important time is to you. When you have a medical problem that needs to be taken care of immediate

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DAFYOMISHIURIM In the 5 Towns Far Rockaway Area 430 am 500 am 515 am 530 am 545 am 600 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Gro

Explosive Growth In Worldwide Daf Hayomi Bhalacha Enrollment BY CHAIM GOLD Eretz Yisrael, America, and Europe are on fire with daf hayomi bhalacha At the recent Dirshu testthe first test on chelek vav

Dirshu Continued from Page 51 vos whose schedules do not allow their bachurim to take the monthly tests at the regular sites. Dirshu has also made available numerous opportunities to hear shiurim for

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Have You Been Sold The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER Have you heard the one about the fish that didnt know it was extinct If not, shame on you, because you didnt read last weeks article. There

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Poaching In Olive Oil There are the common, wellknown methods of cooking like roasting and sauting. And then there are methods that are less known but not that difficult.

Vizhnitzer Rebbe To Visit Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM The growth of our chassidishe communities is phenomenal. We see chassidishe kehillos become so

Every Shabbos, thousands came from near and far and delighted in the passion and melodies of his tefillos and tisch. Torah scholars imbibed with relish his divrei Torah. Other chassidishe rebbes came

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS My Run With Yachad By JJ Goldstein My name is JJ Goldstein and I am a student in Kulanu. I ran the Miami Marathon with team Yachad last weekend. Our team went to the expo for fre

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 60 JCCs Support Groups Unless specified, all events take place at the JCC of the Greater Five Towns, 207 Grove Avenue in Cedarhurst. For more information, ca

SKA Students Win YU Honors Scholarships Yeshiva University has chosen five outstanding students at the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls for early Yael Arshadnia Tali Weintraub Rikki Weitz a

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 The girls are talented leaders in the school, with strong academic records and an impressive list of awards and activities. All plan to spend a year in Ch

Klapholtz delivered a heartfelt message to the students of DRS. In the gym, students and parents enjoyed a dairy buffet and a video highlighting the school spirit and unity among students at DRS, incl

YFR Celebrates 45th Annual Dinner PHOTOS BY IVAN H. NORMAN This past motzaei Shabbos, February 8, the Yeshiva of Far Rockaway celebrated its 45th Annual Dinner. The honorees were Rabbi Yehoshua Kalis

Netanyahu Schulz Didnt Bother To Check The Facts BY ARI SOFFER Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu responded Wednesday from the Knesset plenum to the furor surrounding EU Parliament President Martin Sch

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 gram is an academic scholarship competition for recognition and college scholarships administered by National Merit Scholarship Corporation, a privately fu

but to be that harassing parent who has to ask time and time again from our daughters peers and our own Is the food safe Did you wash your hands All we ask in return is honesty. And for that we will o

Eiruv Privilege Or Obligation BY RAV ARYEH Z. GINZBERG CHOFETZ CHAIM TORAH CENTER Residents of the Five Towns are well aware that there is an eiruv that extends from the tip of Far Rockaway to the en

unsung heroes like Rabbi Heshy Billet and Danny Frankel of the Young Israel of Woodmere and several others. They provided the financial, physical, and technical support to maintain the eiruv for so ma


An Interview With Gad Elbaz BY SHALOM ZIRKIEV Gad Elbaz is an Israeli Jewish singer who has achieved international success. All of his albums have climbed high on the charts and sold over 200,000 copi

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Gad Elbaz Continued from Page 73 S.Z. Do you write your own songs or does somebody write them for you G.E. The majority of my music is written by me. In this last record, however, I used other writers

letters to THE EDITOR Chaverim To The Rescue Dear Editor, Raised in a climate that never sees snow, I have yet to master all the skills necessary to survive a winter like this one. Thankyou to Dovi of

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 76 neighbors Ive already slipped twice this winter while walking very mindfully and slowly, and Im sure Im not the only one. Hoping my neighbors stay safe and

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Ive always said that grandchildren are the frosting on the cake. Just last week, a friend of mine sent me an email that said, Grandmas are like mommies with frosti

News From The Hills Continued from Page 85 The set of numbered blocks kept everyone on their toes. No matter which way he turned them, Magic David couldnt get them to stay in order. He tried turning t

Community News From Around The World TEAM Offers Four Weeks Free MBA, MS Ed. Classes By Malka Barsky TEAM Education Services, an organization that is mandated to assist the Orthodox Jewish community,

Community News Continued from Page 87 ipation in an IRScertified internship program, which will greatly enhance their rsums. Potential employers give preference to students who have undertaken interns

nonbiologyrelated activities that help them connect with others. Anne Montal, firstyear medical student at TeAMS and social coordinator, describes the importance of engaging in social activities in be

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