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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover that such a request is meant to avoid causing the host any pain. Indeed, it may even be construed as a mitzvah. Lets begin with the pertinent sections in th

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 6 tunity, one is liable to use improper means to achieve personal benefit. One Last Possible Counterpoint One could possibly argue that avoiding making someone fe

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FACT OF THE MATTER Continued from Front Cover wonderful, vibrant, and multifaceted Orthodox Jewish community. The two neighboring cities, within walking distance of each other, boast figuratively spea

TRAVELS Continued from Front Cover Israel on two continents, and Im pretty tired. As a reporter covering the Jewish diaspora, it falls upon me to bite the bullet and travel around the world, collectin

TRAVELS Continued from Page 11 ing experience. Even more moving were two Warsaw sites that brought home to me what happened to the country from which my own mothers family came, and which used to be t

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover we are held. Or perhaps it is, in the final analysis, the hostility with which we are viewed, not just by President Obama but by all recent presidents. Jonat

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 14 among the American Jewish community. It has been proven again and again that the judgment of the Obama administration on a broad variety of issues is seriously f

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover 30 years, is one of those charged with the task of contemplating the condition of Israel and the Jewish people. A journalist, author, and lecturer, Klein Halevi

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 17 ing a way for all of Israel to live together and look past the schism that seems to be tearing the fabric of Israeli society apart. I think we need to stop looking a

TAG Embarks On The Final Bricks, January 21 Building on the success of its 50th Anniversary Dinner last year, Torah Academy for Girls is planning this years Annual Dinner, to be held iyH on Tuesday e

TAG Annual Dinner Continued from Page 19 Toronto, credits her parents, Mordechai and Rivka Dominitz, for providing a wonderful example of chinuch habanim for her to follow. A native of the community w

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Good Help Is Hard To Find The Mordechai Gittin 461 relates that Rabbeinu Tam once allowed a kohen to pour water over his Rabbeinu Tams hands. This caused one

iShine Brightens Lives Every Monday and Wednesday afternoon at HAFTR, a miracle occurs. Children whose parents are facing stressful issues related to family illnesses can escape their troubles, and h

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Ive had a touch of the flu since last week, or maybe it was another virus. Instead of writing, Ive been resting a lot, coughing, medicating, and drinking a lot of

for fancy flying kicks or flips like in a Jackie Chan movie. Krav Maga is about dealing with real life situations. Simple, reflexive moves targeting vulnerable points in the body like the throat and g

News From The Hills Continued from Page 25 Rabbi Weichselbaum, Bnos Malkas menahel, eloquently expressed his abundant gratitude to the parent body and how he has developed a deeper appreciation of the

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 26 Morah Shifra Hansons presentation of a depiction of the topic, without mentioning its overarching theme. The girls had to guess the theme from the presentati

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Proud Parents As a kid, I occasionally wondered if some of the things that my mother and father told me were peculiar, or if other kids had parents who shar

Touro News And Events Graduate School of Business Dean Examines Marketing and Education Trends in New Book Published by Touro College Press. In the last decade, both education and marketing have been


Touro Continued from Page 32 attorney for the Nevada State Commerce Department, inhouse counsel for Southwest Gas Corporation, and Vice President for Government and Legal Affairs for the Sands Hotel i

executive director of the Orthodox Union, the parent organization of NCSY. Its a mutually beneficial relationship that helps put Touro on the radar of prospective students who see the collegeage advis

been building up from your experiences in dating. I also understand where you are coming from. It seems you have done your utmost in actively seeking your bashert. From what you are relating, you have

Girls have told me of circumstances where they felt bold enough to walk up to a guy at a singles event to start a conversation and later hand him a card with her phone number and or email address. Man

All The Trimmings BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER So youre making a wedding. Mazel tov And by mazel tov, I mean good luck, as in, good luck paying for all of that. Weddings these days are a multimilliondollar

ume. So I told him that I didnt think this would save a lot of money, especially once you factor in the wire tanglage of a few hundred people walking in circles for an hour. 3. Get Rid of the Programs

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Delayed Delivery Mr. Sofer sent in his book order via email. The vendor offered fast shipping for an additional cost, bu

because there are specific reasons to believe that the widows silence constituted forgiveness of the debt. First, it is assumed that she forgave the debt to her husbands heirs, since they financially

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 41 yeiush shelo midaas and you cannot acquire the item even after its owner became aware of the loss and abandoned hope. However, you can declare ahead of time tha

Apartheid Revisited Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER A South African man who acted as a signlanguage interpreter at Nelson Mandelas memorial service turned out to be a fraud who simply made childish h

Tidbits From Israel Continued from Page 43 natory, developing society it claims to be in its postapartheid period. Just this past summer, South African police officers shot 34 striking miners in the m

insights on THE TORAH Vaeira Prisoners Of Patience From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And I shall take you out from under the burdens of Egypt. Shmos 66 We keep hearing about tolerance. Be acce

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Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle The Price Is Right 1 14 17 20 24 D 2 I 3 S H 4 5 O S L O C L A M 21 15 18 A R C S K I L L I 22 6 7 8 9 16 19 E J E C T 10 11 12 13 M O T O R U S A

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, Over the last two years, I have lost a lot of weight. I made a decision two years ago that I cou

pumped and positive about getting into better shape and being healthier for yourself and the kids Or were you repulsed at yourself What role did your weight play in your intimate life with your husban

5TJT Puzzle High And Mighty BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Tests by lifting 6. Grammy winner Cohn 10. Way to vote online, abbr. 14. Coastal feature 15. Locket shape 16. Affectedly creative 17. Task 18. Journ

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen My Ears Are Ringing We all enjoy technology. I do not know if we could even function on a daytoday basis anymore if we did not have all of our gadge

The Raoul Wallenberg Dinner Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM On Tuesday evening, December 17, the ballroom of the Young Israel of Jamaica Estates was the

Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum, Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg, Denis Hamill, Dr. Joseph Frager, Michael Reagan, Dr. Paul Brody, and Dr. Irvin Spira ries of each of the 100,000 lives that Wallenberg saved. The trea

Machberes Continued from Page 53 to provide security and a protective perimeter for the 32 buildings. Wallenberg would immediately respond to physical threats at any of his facilities or to any Jews i

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 54 utes each, briefly outlining the purpose of each organization as well as available volunteer opportunities. The simple sight of all of these organizations

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 57 the fun. As the night wound down, the seniors enjoyed a bonfire, as they reminisced about the wonderful times they had in Shalhevet. On Sunday morning, the

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The Power Of Growing And Giving At Midreshet Torat Chessed BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Months before opening its doors to welcome its charter class last September, Midreshet Torat Chessed had already ge

men and women, older and younger, and from a range of hashkafic backgrounds. In this way, our students are exposed to, and learn from, a wide range of personalities and teaching styles, enriching thei

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Chicken Soup For The Soul When we talk about food that feeds the soul, chicken soup is at the top of the list. We all have memories of our mothers chicken soup that comfor

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY JEFF NECKONOFF Mazal tov to Doniel Fodiman of Far Rockaway on his bar mitzvah. The celebration was held at Congregation Beth Sholom, with entertainment by Azamra DJ. Doni

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 58 Lazanwho has spoken at over 1,000 schools across the U.S., Germany, and Israelwill launch the event by telling her Holocaust story at the Religious High Sc

which attracts approximately 80 boys a week, the recent chaggigah, the rally outside the home of a Nazi war criminal living in Queens, the winning sports teams, and so much more At the conclusion of t

Fun For All Ages At Chabad Of The Five Towns Motzaei Shabbos, December 21, was special bonding time at Chabad for mothers and daughters. The young and even younger ladies enjoyed making besamim boxes

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 mation about admissions. This event proved to be a huge success, with more than 150 people in attendance. A Soldier Speaks SKA Welcomes Izzy Ezagui By Ad

National Support For Rebuilding The Oceanside Mikvah Hurricane Sandy flooded Oceanside with a sixfoot wall of water that swept through the neighborhood. The devastation was enormous 97 of the Jewishow

vah. The winter cold couldnt dispel the warmth, unity, and communal joy that overtook the assembled at this momentous and longawaited chanukas habayis. Those attending warmly received the words of Mik

Oceanside Continued from Page 69 the crowd how Rabbi Elya Brudny, shlita, rosh yeshiva of Mirrer Yeshiva in Brooklyn, had graciously dedicated a bor during the mikvahs first reconstruction in 2009. At

letters to THE EDITOR A Public ThankYou Dear Editor, We would like to express our tremendous gratitude to the community for the gracious and unparalleled kindness they have shown us during these last


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 71 hominem attacks described therein. Even worse, if the article is accurate, a minor argument over politics has resulted in the sundering of the Chadera Yesh

Community News From Around The World Demystifying Dyslexia, December 29 Do you have a child in your class or family who is struggling to read Dyslexia is often a gift in disguise. Most children with d

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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Cedarhurst New listing, first time on market. Spacious 2BR coop, updated EIK, large LR DR, light and bright, great location, walk all, low maintenance. Priced for quick deal . .

CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 77 FOR RENT Far Rockaway New to market, 4BR 1 level, 2bths, totally renovated in 2family house. Call Joan 5163194482, 5 Towns Homes Realty 5165695710 Far Rockaway

VACATION REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Vacation Village 2 fl, 4 BR, LR, 3 new bth, playrm, WD, beautiful view. 5169678370 MISCELLANEOUS Yeshiva of South Shore has some membership openings in its burial societ

Community News Continued from Page 74 ticing Judaism, he said, adding that, In the palace where the darkness of the Inquisition once predominated, the flicker of our Chanukah candles now prevails. Fre

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Israel News Briefs FROM JNS.ORG Terror Attacks Continue In Israel Bomb Explodes on Bus near Tel Aviv after Evacuation. A bomb exploded on a bus south of Tel Aviv on Sunday after being spotted by pass

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Israel News Continued from Page 82 Palestinian Sniper Kills Israeli Defense Ministry Employee. The recent uptick in Palestinian terrorism against Israel continued Tuesday when a Palestinian sniper fat

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Israel News Continued from Page 84 ASA Academic Boycott Prompts Allies, Opponents Boycott of Israel a Big Mistake, Says Former ASA President. Former American Studies Association president and Stanfor

Popping The Cork On 2014 BY DEBBIE SION AND ANNA HARWOOD In recent years, global consumption of sparkling wine has risen dramatically, perhaps due to the increased accessibility of such wines and also

ModernDay Addictions BY DONI JOSZEF The year is 1885. A Viennese neurologist by the name of Sigmund Freud just published his first medical book, Uber Coca, an emphatic praise of a seemingly magical su

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