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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover in terms of shekels, and those visiting from the U.S., as we were last week, cannot help but walk around mentally dividing everything by four, chopping off a fra

I went back and told him what I discovered. His first reaction was that it wasnt him, but that the banks both in Israel and New York assessed the charges. I told him that I spoke to the bank in New Yo

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GUNS Continued from Front Cover arming our civilian population with trained, armed volunteers is once again front and center. Can a purely volunteer civilian army help safeguard our families, or is it

LUACH January 16January 24 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 25 Teves Erev Shabbos Friday, January 16 Daf yomi Yevamos 104 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Cand

JERUSALEM SOVEREIGNTY Continued from Front Cover Ariel, who was chosen this week once again to head the Tekumah Party list in the Knesset, has been involved in developing Israel as a land for the Jewi

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover of wanton brutal terrorist assaults that have targeted Jewish communities. It is also important that we maintain confidentiality about security measures that

Prominent Rabbi Says European Jews Should Carry Weapons BY ARI SOFFER A prominent European rabbi has called on governments to relax gunlicensing legislation to allow Jews to carry firearms for selfdef

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 13 retained the services of armed guards to protect their schools, shuls, or businesses, but rest assured it is more than just a few. Owning a gun and being able to

Clowning On The Front Lines Views From Lev Leytzans Medical Clowns On The 11th Annual Israel Chanukah Mission BY THE LEV LEYTZAN MITNADVIM Touching down in Israel to begin our 11th annual Chanukah mis

Lev Leytzan Continued from Page 17 ical challenges. After all, the young warriors were our very age and they had witnessed into our own emotional reserves, relied on our training and instincts, and j

old partners face. To celebrate our completion of the game, I wiped some of the cream off of my face and directly onto his. The Krembo fight that ensued can be described only as the perfect balance be

Today Paris, Tomorrow The World Extreme Political Correctness Is Lethal B Y A S S E M B LY M A N D O V H I K I N D Despite the obvious nature of last weeks terror attacks in Paris, it took quite some

Top NYPD Commanders Brief Agudath Israel Leaders In light of recent events in New York City, Paris, and around the world, several of the highestranking NYPD chiefs delivered a security briefing Tuesda

ZOA Files Complaint To Disqualify Misnamed HaTikvah Slate The Zionist Organization of America is running a stellar slate of Jewish activists in the upcoming World Zionist Congress election. Candidates

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Zionist Slate Continued from Page 22 sentiments. Voters may thus be misled into voting for a slate that promotes boycotts against Jewish businesses in eastern Jerusalem and other areas. The complaint

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover told. Most importantly, she is excellent with the children. And then, suddenly, it happens. A neighbor, an acquaintance, or just someone who spotted her out

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 25 shin that the person is called a rasha, midibrei kabbalah. It is unclear to this author as to what the Maharit means or from where he derives it. What might be

see Rema, C.M. 1631 Emek HaMishpat, Shecheinim 48912. And how should the cost be split asked the manager. In principle, partners should share costs proportional to the benefit that they receive, repli

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Keep Calm And Chesed On Due to improprieties committed by the sons of Eli, a Kohein Gadol, Hashem proclaimed a curse on his descendants that they would die y

Presidential NoShow From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ . Yes, my Ohio State Buckeyes prevailed last night and won the college football playoff game. It was a game for the ages

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 29 therefore one has to approach the next few years with extreme caution in terms of this country and its ability to provide goodness to the world. If one c

The Shevach students, accompanied by Rebbetzin Rochelle Hirtz, Shevach principal, and Mrs. Mirsky, arrived at LCW and were greeted by Mrs. Sarah Klugmann, the director of recruitment. Students were th

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Saving Lives In Jerusalem Mercaz Female Combats Eating Disorders BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Saving lives is a central precept of Judaism. Mercaz Female fulfills this precept by fighting eating disorder

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz The Versatility Of Cauliflower Its a new year and a new chance to kickstart your diet with healthy choices and lowcarb, nutritious veggies. Cauliflower is such a delicious

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman A Cold And Calculated Risk When a doctor decides to prescribe a medication with potentially dangerous side effects, he will often speak of a riskversusbenef

Mad Hats BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER My readers out there who have lives might not know this, but January 15 is National Hat Day. Oh, youre saying. I thought every day was National Hat Day. No one knows wh

translates dog thoughts into human languages. Basically, the dog thinks whatever dogs think Woof, and the mounted speaker translates it to Swedish Wf. And then you just have to figure out how to trans

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 39 as not being the beauty queen they pretended to be Girls who start out seeking a shidduch are so terrified of rejection that they seek unconventional ways to make t

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insights on THE TORAH Vaeira Never Lose The Spirit From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And they did not listen to Moshe out of shortness of breath. Shmos 69 What about the workers Imagine you ha

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Changing Priorities I have always found it fascinating that every five years or so, priorities seem to change regarding what buyers seek in a home.

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Marrying my husband, Sam, was the best thing that could ever have happened to me. Besides the fact that he is a terrific husband, the bonus was that he came w

so that people are held to account for their behavior. I dont want to turn my back on my family and completely align myself with Sams family. On the other hand, it would be so easy for me to do that.

The Next Move Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM As the search for housing for the evergrowing chassidish community intensifies, the lack of potential deve

built to accommodate each kehillah. The costs of building the community institutions had already been included in the home prices. Mortgage payments were planned to be kept under 1,000 a month, with a

MACHBERES Continued from Page 47 vation. For a grand total of 50,000 to 75,000, rebuilt comfortable homes were possible. Camden, however, then ranked as the most dangerous city in America and the poss

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword The Names The Same BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Leading man 5. Family girl 8. See 20Across 14. Charade 15. . . . mouse 16. Whoever 17. Anons partner 18. Old Frenc

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MACHBERES Continued from Page 48 tens of millions of dollars had been invested in searching for and developing the acquisition. Vaad Hadirois strongly discouraged private speculation as well as indivi

supporter since its inception. Why did Anita take it upon herself to found the Jewish Academy As she explained at the 2013 JA dinner, The real reason for a persons success in life is how much we give

insights on THE TORAH Mirror, Mirror For Us All BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE Kli Yakar has a commentary in this weeks parashah, Vaeira, that goes through each one of the makkos and points out how

Despite their busy schedules, they felt compelled to make time after davening for a daf hayomi bhalacha shiur. The maggid shiur is Rav Shmuel Adler. Another new Monsey shiur is given every evening by

Madraigos Hoops On January 4, Wisnicki and Associates sponsored the Madraigos 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament at the Aviator Sports and Events Center and Paerdegat Athletic Club in Brooklyn. Judging from

We are thrilled with the outcome of our basketball tournament, said Rabbi Josh Zern, executive director at Madraigos. The continued support of our community has allowed Madraigos to be an innovative a

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 57 to hold on and win 4235. Leading the way for Flatbush was Kal Abed with 15 points. MDY was led by Cohen with 11 points and Nachmias with 10 points. The 7thgrade HA

Rambam Flatbush SSLI Magen David Western Division TABC Ramaz SAR Kushner MTA Frisch JEC Heschel Boys JV Eastern Division Rambam DRS Flatbush HANC North Shore HAFTR Magen David YDE Shaare Torah Western

Community News From Around The World Central Ulpana Exchange Program And theyre off Earlier this week, Central wished a tzeischem lshalom to Mrs. Tova Rosenberg and nine sophomores participating in th

The display of pictures Mrs. Hoffman presented, the vivid descriptions of a new life in America, and the presentation of two copies of the book Mrs. Hoffmans family wrote about her mother received ent

Community News Continued from Page 61 Jerusalem Launches Unity Prize In Memory Of Eyal, Gilad, And Naftali Submissions are now being welcomed online for the Jerusalem Unity Prize in Memory of Eyal, G

against Jewish custom. The importance of having the conversation and preparing written burial instructions and a will before a person dies or is ill was stressed. During the Shabbos of Parashas Vayech

Community News Continued from Page 63 night of food, dancing, doughnuts, as well as an interactive magic show. To top off the fun night, the kids even got to choose from a selection of presents to tak

opmental and psychiatric illness, to children abused and neglected, and to families with nowhere else to turn. All of these individuals are part of the Ohel family, and without Ohel they would have no


Community News Continued from Page 65 The WJC president also conferred with WJC VicePresident Roger Cukierman, the head of the French Jewish umbrella body CRIF, and thanked him for his strong leadersh

Paris Rally Continued from Page 67 7. When a radical Muslim psychiatrist murdered 13 U.S. soldiers at Ft. Hood, President Obama simply called this workplace violence even though the Muslim psychiatris

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS A SMART Board For The Cahal Kindergarten At HANC By Naomi Nadata, Program Director How do you improve upon the Cahal kindergarten program which has been over 15 years Add a new,

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 with the selection, installation, and operation of this newest technological teaching tool. Last week, I had the privilege of observing a science lesson in

The women who spearheaded the Tomchei Shabbos benefit LR Malkie Hirsch, Sharrone Glick, Breezy Schwartz Beckerman, and Rivka Katznelson morning, she asked the group. If you wanted to impress the othe

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 After the last dish was cleared at the Winter Sampler and all the gratitude was expressed, the Kosher Cook was back in the kitchen with a smile and a Faceb

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 72 On January 4, days after a previous swastika was found at the Cedarhurst station, Kaminsky wrote a letter calling for cameras at the stop and elsewhere in

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CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 77 REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Woodmere Open House by appointment. Split ranch, renovated, 6BR, LR, FDR, large den, great for large family in SD14. Can be mother daughter

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CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 79 AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 74 Neighbors in our communities have had enough of antiSemitic graffiti, said Legislator Howard J. Kopel. Law enforceme

25 in Nassau County, including a 66 reduction in murder rates, a 27 decrease in robberies, and a 26 reduction in burglaries. County Executive Mangano applauded all of the members of the Nassau County

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

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 82 sometimes it is the artists task to find out how much music you can still make with what you still have left. Apparently this anecdote is an urban legend.

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Raising Awareness For Our Place 1 2 AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 84 in Nassau Countys District Court. The new members were welcomed to the Hempstead Town Board by Supervisor Kate Murray

Shalhevet Sixth Annual Scholarship Dinner This past motzaei Shabbos, Midreshet Shalhevet held its 6th Annual Scholarship Dinner, honoring Mr. Martin and Mrs. Zena Cohen, Mr. Yossi and Mrs. Elaine Farb

A Levayah For The Paris Victims BY MAX FRUCHTER The sight of countless Israeli flags waving at the burial site at the Har HaMenuchot cemetery caught my eye well before I reached my destination. For th

Who Were The Four Jews Murdered in Paris BY ARUTZ SHEVA STAFF A rap fan, a student, two family men below are the profiles of four Jews who were murdered in last Fridays Islamist terrorist attack on a

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