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See Pages 57 See Page 15 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 47 13 ELUL 5775 AUGUST 28, 2015 FROM THE EDITOR BY LARRY

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YOSI PIAMENTA, ZL Continued from Front Cover have enjoyed his music from afar. Knowing that his talented fingers will not be strumming that electric guitar and that his glowing smile will not light up

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LUACH August 28September 5 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 13 Elul Friday, August 28 Daf yomi Nazir 6 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 900 am 9

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YOSI PIAMENTA, ZL Continued from Page 11 had talent, he was still an anav. It is a tremendous loss. Music legend Sheya Mendlowitz relates, I produced three albums for him and countless concerts since

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover some limitations on the way in which esrogim grown in the land of Israel may be utilized. Confronted with this onceinsevenyears situation, Rabbi Yona Edelkopf pa

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Israeli Growers Face Shemittah Downturn BY JEREMY WIMPFHEIMER In advance of the Sukkot holiday, Israeli distributors of the arbaah minim, four species, are predicting that the Shemittah year will take

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 16 from and he said that his inlaws live in Morocco and they manufacture many of the shoes that line his shelves in his modest shop in Geula. So Rabbi Edelkopf was pick

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover a problem that cannot be solved, but, according to Mr. Nadler, it can, at best, be minimized or managed. This approach comes from the White House, much as Pr

had any real clout this would even be a tough call for these senators. The United States is going to make sure Death to America, death to Israel jihadist Iran gets 150 billionmore than Israel has rece

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 22 seven yearsthat he just could not help folding, and agreeing to throw a wrench into the effort to reduce the damage being done, especially to Israel, by the Iran

Now, in response to Ben Jerrys position on the Iran deal, several kosher supermarkets in New York, including Brachs, Gourmet Glatt, and Seasons in the Five Towns, are planning to cancel their Ben Je

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 25 is also important that at first the deal is rejected in Congress. And why is this so important Congresss saying no to the Iran deal has implications on how the n

For many of us, in the Torah observant, threetefillosaday community, these topics for discussion bring a slight smirk to our lips. We feel so removed from these types of problems in our commitment to

TEFILLAH Continued from Page 27 HaMelech says, Kavei el Hashem and then repeats again, vkavei el Hashem. Rashi explains that one should daven again, because maybe the tefillah was not answered the fir

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TEFILLAH Continued from Page 28 A former member of the Toronto kehillah when Rav Yaakov Kaminetsky was the rav met him many years later and shared with him how surprised Rav Yaakov would be to hear th

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Nadler Just Doesnt Get It BY CHASKEL BENNETT Congressman Jerry Nadlers decision to vote to uphold the controversial JCPOA Iran deal has been met by a vociferous response from his constituents. Rarely

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Old Habits There is a good deal of truth to the oftused expression old habits die hard. But in some cases the expression does not go far enough. While it is

dle of a call. So if I wanted to get information, papers, and proof of income, my only option was to make the necessary calls from my daughters place. Without proof of income, trying to get a car appe

FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 35 Ammon and Moav may be extinct, but their legacy lives on. One of the root causes of the Middle East quagmire is the Palestinian problem. So many live in squal

The guy you are dating has been raised in a chassidish home, and based on his accent you mention, I assume he attended chassidish yeshivas as well. Along his life journey, it appears that he relinquis

NonCents BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Ive gotten into coin collecting recently. And by into, I dont mean that Im interested. I mean that I kind of got sucked into it. My fourthgrader is into coin collecting

35 cents. But how does that help anybody Can they walk into a store, buy something for 35 cents, and put down the penny Yes, I know its a penny, but I have this book at home . . . Personally, I think

Competition In Protecting Old Jewish Cemeteries Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Two groups lead in the fight to save Jewish cemeteries. Both organizatio

zeivos tombstone monuments have been purloined and used in various construction projects throughout the general area. The Sports Palace in Vilna, one of many Communist sports palaces established throu

Machberes Continued from Page 41 that there will be necessary trespass on cemetery property for the storing of materials and equipment, the placement of tents and small structures, the travel of cars

insights on THE TORAH Ki Seitzei Actions And Reactions BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE In this weeks parashah, Ki Seitzei, we are told not to use an ox and donkey to plow together. The Ibn Ezra stat

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Hiddur Miss Suppose a wealthy person wants to construct a new home. He wants to build a beautiful mansion, the largest house in the city. But he feels guilty

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My brother Ron is four years older than me. We have two sisters one is older than Ron, and the other is younger than me. Ron and I were never close growing up

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 45 know what to say. Its bad enough we dont get along, but there is no reason why it should be passed down to future generations. My wife and I are feeling pretty devastate

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New Programs For A New Year At HANC The HANC Middle School has announced two of its initiatives for the upcoming school yearthe Collections Englishlanguage program and the CIJETech STEM program. New l

success of this initiative and to introduce middleschool students to the areas of STEM, CIJE is initiating the CIJETech middleschool program beginning September 2015. HANC Middle School is a proud par

Woodmere Student Selected For YU Fellowship lar research may or may not Woodmere resident Shelsave lives, he said. But I don Lerman is one of five hope to make a difference in Yeshiva University under

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz BackToSchool Lunches School is just around the corner, and that means we will be trading in our carefree summer days for structured schedules with early mornings and homewo



THE DISH Continued from Page 53 might not notice if you sneak in something new and healthy The nonsandwich. Kids dont always want to eat a sandwich at lunch sometimes theyd rather have finger food. Tr

leadership role. When past director Karen Porcella moved on to another library, Carolynn stepped in to fill the role. She has a masters in library science and a certificate in library administration f

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword School Terms BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Stairs alternative in the Temple 6. Hunkydory 11. Tet, Yud, 14. Danny in a trilogy 15. Heavenward 16. Yisrael Moshav 17.


PENINSULA LIBRARY Continued from Page 57 some 10 events and had 500 children participating. Ilenes story times include music, movement, and crafts to fully engage the children, and her events for olde

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A Smart Phone Policy Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Woodmere Students Awarded For Recycling Sanitary District 1 recently recognized the Woodmere Middle School Student Council for implementing

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 62 that if a child is placed under the guidance or supervision of another, that person may invoke disciplinary measures without resorting to a beis din. This idea

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Gedolim To Daven At Chofetz Chaims Kever BY CHAIM GOLD Please daven for me at the kever of the Chofetz Chaim too Please daven that I should be able to be mezakeh the rabbim. Those were the heartfelt w

The Chofetz Chaim The Last Rabban Shel Yisrael One of the prominent rabbanim who will be making the journey is Rav Yisroel Luria, a soninlaw of the famed Nesivos Shalom, ztl, of Slonim and a brotherin

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters War And Peace BY RABBI ELI TOUGER Waging War These concepts are alluded to in the name of this weeks Torah reading, Parashas Ki Seitzei, which begins

In Tanya, the Alter Rebbe explains that, in that era, it was customary for students to review their subject matter 100 times. Therefore, it was the one hundred and first timethe time when the person w

News From The Hills Continued from Page 71 review the learning they did during the week, giving them more confidence and geshmak while they are in class. The suit sale will benefit all the various pro

Anthony Santino Rather than fully dismantling the program, President Obamas Iran deal assists Irans present path to develop nuclear weapons. The most significant constraints on Tehrans nuclear progra

REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 73 they will be facing a whole new list of paperworkin particular, new tax returns. Whereas during the last year or two we have been in a great position with extralow i

A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY IVAN H. NORMAN Mazal tov to the Berman and Norman families on the bar mitzvah of Gavriel Shlomo Berman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Shimmy Berman of New Hempstead, NY. Gavriel Sh

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS This Sunday Evening Of Elegance For Singles Mrs. Baila Sebrow, shadchan and 5TJT columnist, is proud to present An Evening of Elegance on Sunday, August 30, for frum singles ages

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 Rockaway Nissan Plants Trees On Arlington Rockaway Nissan has partnered with the Village of Cedarhurst to beautify Arlington Road and the entrance to Lawr

HHL Season Is Upon Us BY MICHAEL EDERY Is ice hockey hard I dont know, you tell me. We need to have the strength and power of a football player, the stamina of a marathon runner, and the concentration

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Political Roundup Holocaust Survivors Join Elected Officials To Oppose Iran Deal Several Holocaust survivors joined New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind, New York State Senator Simcha Felder, and New

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Rice Hosts Meeting With FloodInsurance Director U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice hosted a visit by the recently appointed director of the Federal Emergency Management Agencys National Flood Insurance

Political Roundup Continued from Page 93 so refreshing to be able to discuss the importance of wearing a helmet in a way that was enjoyable and educational. cracked and he got stitches on his chin, h

letters to THE EDITOR Take A Stand Re Gillibrand Dear Editor, Our senator from New York, Kirsten Gillibrand, announced her support for the Iran deal. This disappointing decision does not accurately re

Scaling The Summit Jews Coming Together To Move Mountains In Global Effort For Shalva Scaling the largest freestanding mountain in the world is an unbelievable accomplishment, a test to human enduranc

his fellow climbers I have no doubt that Shabbat above the clouds will be high in more ways than one. For 25 years, Shalva has been helping children with special needs move beyond their limitations.

Shalva Continued from Page 97 ing a brood at home. Shoshana Baker, originally from Teaneck, but now living in Raanana, Israel, was unsure whether she would do the climb despite being attracted by the

Men In Blue Protecting You PHOTO BY SHMUEL LENCHEVSKY As the Jewishholiday season approaches, a highlevel NYPD meeting was hosted by the NY Board of Rabbis and organized by lawenforcement liaison Rab

LChaim To One Israel The sixth annual South Shore barbecue and fine Israeli wine tasting to benefit the One Israel Fund was held on August 18 in Lawrence at the home of Michael and Debi Rudensky. Pic

NBN An Overview BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergei Brin. NBN was founded by Rabbi Yehoshua Fass and Toni Gelbar. Google was founded in 1998. NBN was founded in 2001. Goo

Community News From Around The World Ptil Tekhelet Provides Tallitot For Couples Ptil Tekhelet, an Israeli nonprofit that promotes, educates, and produces what is claimed to be authen

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A Five Towns Simcha PHOTO BY IVAN H. NORMAN Mazal tov to the Gelerinter and Blau families on the marriage of Nechama Raizel, daughter of Rabbi and Mrs. Levi Pinchas Gelerinter of Jerusalem, and Morde

Community News Continued from Page 102 ish reggae singer Matisyahu from the lineup, insisting he clarify his position on Palestinian statehood. Matisyahu quickly condemned the BDS movement and their a



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