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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover Yes, it seems that using this monolith of an online mortgage originator is a major nono for Jewish people who wish to keep halachah. Leading poskim have rea

ilar view. The previous poskim, however, seemed to view corporations as a form of partnership. Personal Loans But a home mortgage is not necessarily a business venture. Can funds obtained from such a

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover an only child, his parents, and their family car. The photo was taken when he was just eight years old, and he wrote about 1,300 words describing the circumstanc

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 12 ago. This is it, I thought, one of these pictures will serve the purpose of a first experimental column of this nature. I reminisced as I perused the album but stopp

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover The role of Shabbos in the unsteady governing posture to date by the Trump machine has been mentioned in a Vanity Fair magazine article and in a panel discus

and contorting his thinking into worrying how antiSemites and other critics of everything Jewish are reacting. I asked Mr. Foxman why he wasnt concerned that the thorough failure of the Obama administ

SUPER BOWL MESSAGE Continued from Front Cover his immigrant dad in shul on Yom Kippur and says Dad Babe Ruth just hit a home run in the World Series To which his father replies, OK, son. But tell meis

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SUPER BOWL MESSAGE Continued from Page 26 7. Jewish return from the Diaspora to Israel. Brady was exiled for four games, just as the Jewish People have endured four stages of exile, before now returni

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 28 off wooden beams. While the rock formations were fascinating, it was the beautiful vistas within the crater itself that were totally captivating for us. We made

Torah, Chuppah, And Maasim Tovim This past Sunday was a memorable day for our family We made a hachnasas sefer Torah that will not be forgotten. As we danced with this new Torah, paid for by the shid

On The Shloshim Of Robbie Schonfeld, BY NEAL C. GOLDBERG, PH.D. A time to laugh and a time to cry Over the past 14 years, my relationship with Robbie oscillated between laughing and crying. The two e

Robbie Schonfeld Continued from Page 33 consider visiting a child being rehospitalized and placed in hospice care. Her condition was critical and the prognosis was imminent death. The home was an hour

The davening was beautiful, the achdus indescribable. He pushed us to reach out to another group of guys, recognizing and filling a need in the community. These walks from shul often included many pus

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Projects Large And Small It is funny how when it comes to home upgrades, there are some projects that homeowners jump into with zeal, and some that

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Dear Esther, When I was in college, I dated a guy named Mark. Mark was a very good guy everyone thought so. I really thought that we would get married someday and be together forever. At some point, t

relatively inconsequential. But often they involve really meaningful choices that affect our careers, our neighborhoods, our friendships, etc., or, as in your case, our spouses which is huge. Its a lo

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 39 parents or other people you respect. Make sure that the lessons learned are lessons that you will take with you always and help guide you as you continue your journey th

The word spring does not provide us with the information we want. It does not tell us what the temperature will be it is not an indicator of whether or not we will have a late snow or if the temperatu

Slightly Discomfortable BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER A lot of people might not know this, but its important to go to the doctor once in a while. Even when youre healthy. Seriously. He wont be upset that you

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Discomfortable Continued from Page 42 If you have any questions for your doctor, you might have to think them up on the spot. If you write them down beforehand, he might make assumptions about your m

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 44 accidental or intentional, replied Rabbi Dayan. Thus, Mr. Sender remains liable even though he damaged accidentally C.M. 3781. Wasnt Mr. Neuman negligent, thoug

insights on THE TORAH Beshalach Tradition From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN This is my Gd and I will glorify Him, the Gd of my fathers and I will exalt Him. Shmos 152 How important is t

Advice From YidParenting Fighting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q. Help My kids ages 4, 7, 9, and 12 dont stop fighting I think that my kids fight more than any other siblings in the world ever did, and I feel

The Play4Partners Tournament New York Knicks legend John Starks will be the tournament host and will coach the top fundraising team as they compete to become tournament champions. The top fundraising

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 53 7th Grade HAFTR 40, NSHA 32. This was the NSHA teams first loss of the season. Ethan Zuckerman scored 9 points and Ari Tuerack 8 points. HAFTR was led by Salem wit

Falcons vs. Wildcats played great defense, with strong team rebounding spearheaded by Rosow. Late in the quarter, Flatbushs Isaac Arazi accounted for the last 6 Flatbush points to lift the Falcons to

KOLLEL CHATZOS A Miracle Called Kollel Chatzos Eretz Yisrael time of berachah, a true eis ratzon. The holy Zohar brings that at dawn, the Creator stretches forth his scepter of kindness whoever ha

more layers of clothing Now, thanks to our new woodburning stove, baruch Hashem, no matter what the weather, the beis midrash remains warmboth in gashmiyus as well as in ruchniyus. Q Youre supporting

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Big Shabbat Observer BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Buxer, to Bubby 6. Michael, e.g. 11. Exodus hero 14. Finish second 15. Rajon of the 40Across 16. A Reiner 17. With

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Across The Miles I have horrible insomnia, so sometimes when Im up at 5 a.m., I fill my time by calling my nieces in Israel to say hello and chat. Given that three of them are married, with eight chil

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430 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 500 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 515 am Y.I. of Woodmere Magid Shiur Rabbi Rafael Fink 530 am Chofet

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Sheva Berachos Ask The Rabbi BY RABBI DR. RAYMOND APPLE Q. What is the significance of the sheva berachos, the seven wedding blessings A. These seven blessings are recited under the chuppah, at the we

pah to mention a 40yearold man for herand the shadchan didnt even see what the problem was and why we got upset. Maybe my husband and I were a little too picky in the beginning. But what can we do now

ready to agree that the shadchanim are deliberately ignoring you and withholding good shidduchim from you. They are likely concerned that they might be wasting their time on your daughter when they ha

Tools Are Provided With Warranties, Not Credentials BY JUDAH S. HARRIS Devices and tools have been with us since the dawn of history, and weve progressed and will continue to. Who can guess what is ne

A Time For Redeeming Rabbi Simcha HaCohen Kook, chief rabbi of Rehovot and the Churva shul, made a pidyon haben for five Russian boys from the Shuvu School in Bat Yam on Friday, January 27. SIMCHA S

Orthodox Cuba BY MARC GAMSS It took roughly a day and a half to find any functional Internet after landing in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday. I didnt find out that the Patriots and Falcons had made the Super

the people were still generally happy. We got a tour of the community center, a fourstory building including an additional Shabbos synagogue and some recreational community activ the other Jews throu

10th World Emunah Convention Held In Israel A delegation of senior figures in Emunah of America attended World Emunahs 2017 Leadership Mission in Israel and represented the U.S. at the movements 10th

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Critics Choice Passover Paradise BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Prepare for the trip of a lifetime as you and your family experience the Pesach of much content Passover Paradise is raising the bar in Pesac

Yeshivat Kerem BYavneh Remembers The Past And Plans For The Future Honoring the Life of Eli Klein. Over 150 men and women attended an azkarah program honoring the memory of the beloved longtime direct

Kerem BYavneh Continued from Page 75 as a reward from Gd for his many years of selfless dedication to the yeshiva. He was constantly aware of Mr. Kleins deep love for Torah because whenever he studied

Switching Fields The Career Corner BY CHAIM SHAPIRO Q. I was very interested in your last column, which discussed an employee who was wondering what opportunities a new job at a new company may bring.

Career Corner Continued from Page 77 I try to avoid giving individuals direct answers to fundamental questions like yours. I do not believe anyone is capable of telling you whether you should choose a

How Coke Became Kosher An Interview With Roger Horowitz, Author Of Kosher USA BY CHANA ROCHEL ROSS Kosher USA How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food by Roger Horowitz Columbia Universit

Reminder Kosher Food Wine Experience Is February 13 At New Yorks 11th annual Kosher Food Wine Experience KFWE NY, at Chelsea Piers, a delicious gourmet spread will be served to complement the more t

GameDay Ponderings Kiss The Kosher Cook BY MALKIE HIRSCH So, is the line of scrimmage an actual line on the field I dont get it. Who plans all the plays The quarterback Whats a Hail Mary Why do the fo

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On Wednesday night, February 1, I attended the annual Queens networking event sponsored by Jewish Business Development and the Queens Jewish Link, celebrating their fifth anniversary. Local rabbanim w

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 83 paper, we should really have some of our own local news mentioned. I brought up the idea with Larry Gordon, the publisher of the 5TJT, and he gave me the goa

and mussar that will without a doubt bring about positive change in the community, declared Meirov. Furthermore, prominent members of the Israeli rabbanut have been consulted, and stand poised to offi

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 85 YCQs 76th Anniversary Dinner, March 26 The 76th Anniversary Scholarship Dinner of Yeshiva of Central Queens will take place Sunday, March 26, at the Sands o

Come to listen and ask questions. Free to the public. Sponsored by New York Presbyterian Queens and Margaret Tietz Rehab Center. Rabbi Israel D. Rosenberg Educational Institute of Congregation Etz Cha

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Project Makom A Welcoming Place To Belong BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER In February 2013, Allison Josephs, founder and director of Jew in the City, a socialmedia organization whose mission is to break dow

Project Makom Continued from Page 89 tons, as did Rabbi Shmuel Silber and Rabbi Moshe Hauer, says Allison. We also heard from our AllStar board member Chani Neuberger, chief risk officer of the Nation

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Yeshiva Gedolahs 14th Annual Dinner, February 21 As yearsand dinnerspass by, it is even more important that we take time to appropriately reflect on the accomplishments of the past. Equally important

bution for avos ubanim, the backup gabbai, or any other task that no one seems to run to, Yehuda is there to fill in the blanks. When it comes to the Klinkowitz family, nothing is done or said without

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS From Miami To New York We All Say Yes To Yachad Marathon Raises 300,000 for Inclusion Programming. Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, and an agency of the Orth

strong presence at the 2017 Miami Marathon, running hand in hand for disability inclusion we shared our message loud and clear and have so very much to be proud of....as a team. Inclusion Awareness at

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 101 and other victims of terrorist attacks. Tamar Beer of West Hempstead, an eleventhgrader at the time, recreated a painting that Dalia had drawn, in honor o

governments, and monitoring legislation and policies that could have an impact on YU and its programs. The YUNMUN closing ceremonies will include the presentation of awards to the best delegates and h

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 103 phia from the 1700s, and a Torah scroll that was burned by the British in New York during the Revolutionary War. The exhibit served as a wonderful complem

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 104 viding an opportunity. Or as the proverb so correctly says Give a man fish, you fed him for a day teach a man to fish, you fed him for a lifetime. Lemaan

refuah sheleimah, and continued as an aliyas neshamah for Mrs. Chashie Weiss, Chasdei Chashie Lkallah CCL assists brides all over the tristate area and beyond. On Tuesday night, February 7, Lauren Zuc

Im looking forward to conducting my first SWOT analysis MTA Freshmen Enjoy Morning Out To Sky Zone By Elishama Marmon The Yeshiva University High School for Boys MTA freshman class took an amazing t

skillfully situate them to pursue their professional dreams while living an observant lifestyle, Dean Fuchs said. Founded in 2008, Touro College of Pharmacy TCOP is unlike any other fouryear pharmacy

Community News Continued from Page 109 Dr. Kedar stated, Muslims understand that if they get Jerusalem, they will get all of Israel, and thus they hammer away at Jerusalem. They know that Jews will be

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