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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian 46 100 48 108 116 68 60 63 45 92 13 40 54 35 80 81 55 58 42 43 Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Around The Five Tow

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover If Jerusalem is really one citythat is, a Jewish city from the days of King David over 3,000 years agofrom both a historical and biblical perspective, why do

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 of funding. He made specific reference in front of Abbas to the matter of the wildly irresponsible policy of rewarding terrorists for killing people. It was clear

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover and strode over to meet waiting dignitaries. One theory behind the rebuff was that the president had felt bad at rushing the First Lady while she was puttin

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 11 that it is only when his head is leaning on her that it is forbidden, but checking for lice is itself permitted in public. Still, this does not necessarily mean

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Day War. These celebrations manifest themselves with unprecedented gridlock and worldclass traffic jams. After a terrific and uplifting Shabbos here, we started

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 16 U.S. ambassador to Israel, David Friedman. His appointment and presence is a signal of a new day. After the Begin Center tour, we sat down to talk about Begin with H

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 18 years of an increasingly beautiful Jerusalem, there is still doubt and confusion both from within and from without when it comes to what should be a simple matter of

SHAVUOS Continued from Front Cover year, is therefore the very day that we receive the Torah. Similarly, the Nesivos Shalom explains that just as the Torah is eternal, so too is Kabbalas HaTorah etern

SHAVUOS Continued from Page 23 on this day when they traveled from Refidim. The pesukim in the Torah give us the prehistory of Matan Torah On Rosh Chodesh Sivan itself Klal Yisrael entered Midbar Sin

Grass and trees in shul. There is a minhag mentioned by the Rema in Shulchan Aruch OC 494 to place grass, flowers, and trees in shul on Shavuos. One explanation for this is found in the words of the L

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SHAVUOS Continued from Page 23B Our refraining from such creative acts on Shabbos and yom tov is the collective flag of the Jewish people. Just as any nation is proud and salutes its national flag, so

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover of the bag. And the talking heads will all be atwitter about how whatever he said and did demonstrates a victory for whatever their viewpoint happens to be.

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Historic Day At The Kotel BY TOVAH LAZAROFF U.S. President Donald Trump stood alone in a rare moment of solitude before the Western Wall on Monday. He wore a black kippah and placed one hand on the an

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Israel Off The Beaten Track A Day In The Elah Valley BY NAOMI BAUM Looking for a trip off the beaten tourist track A day meandering along the byways of the Elah Valley, where David met Goliath, will a

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Elah Valley Continued from Page 32 style, and a few are more unique and adventuresome, using local spices and flavors such as coriander and orange. You can quench your thirst with draft beers, or take

Early Monday morning, I watched the Fox News coverage of President Trumps arrival in Israel. I kept changing channels to see what the regular networks were showing and they were business as usual. The

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 35 want to miss anything. Posted on Facebook was a picture of Melania Trump holding the hand of Nechama Rivlin, the wife of the Israeli president. Mrs. Rivlin

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 36 Chazaq program where nearly 100 teens were gathered for group learning sessions. Rabbi Spitzer joined several of the groups and shared his experience as a Ho

busy. This was a chance for students to sit back and just enjoy being together and for mothers to spend a morning with their daughters. The guest speaker was Mrs. Charlene Aminoff, who described her j

Dear Esther, What do you make of a friend who is the most supportive, nurturing, wonderful friend anyone could hope for when the going gets rough, but when your life is under control or even great, sh

because she is someone you can always lean on, her role in your life is supremely important and something to be extremely grateful for. Having a friend like Mindy allows you to navigate your life in a

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Window Of Opportunity There are days when everything goes as smoothly as clockwork. Who does not love a day that runs like a welloiled machine, when the gea

What Logo Are You Wearing Advice From YidParenting BY RABBI YITZIE ROSS Q. I grew up wearing a black velvet yarmulke that covered a large part of my head. My son has begun wearing the ones they give o

The Calendar Connection BY CHAVI GOLDBERG, ED.D. Pesach and Shavuos are intrinsically connected. Amidst the numerous mitzvos and customs of this time of year, the connection between them can sometimes

insights on THE TORAH Bamidbar Every Jew Counts From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Nine of the holiest rabbis cannot make a minyan. Enter one little bar mitzvah boy, and suddenly the minyan is

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Storyline Exchange Of Sefarim Yitzi and Ari were discussing their bar mitzvah gifts. I got two sets of Chumash Mikraos G

From The BHI Hotline Half A Pair Q. I gave my suit pants to the tailor to alter. When I went to pick them up, the tailor could not find them and will pay me for them. Does he pay only the value of the

Sleep On It BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I recently read an article called What Your Sleeping Position Says About You. As if people are walking into your house and judging what kind of person you are based

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Sleep On It Continued from Page 48 tions. OK, so there cant really be a fetal position where you lie on your back, downwardfacing soldier would be suffocating, and it would be pretty hard to fall asle

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Giving Is Getting BY JENNIFER GREEN Kidney donors are frequently lauded for the gifts they bestow upon their recipients the gifts of health, family, and life. But as I reflect upon my journey as a kid

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Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Capturing The Kodak Moments There have been so many wonderful Kodak moments over the past week. I date myself with that description. Back in the day, if yo

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Trump Changes The Channel On the Monday of Trumps visit to Israel, it was pouring rain in the Five Towns, so I used the bad weather as an excuse to

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Skip The Shortcut I schedule an hour and a half for an initial consultation and treatment. Due to the length of the first appointment, this can complicate scheduling, and occasionally new patients mus

this time of year that persists for 23 months through the spring season. This is relevant to her eye issues as well, which are representative of her liver meridian in Chinese medicine. In looking at a

Priority1 Three Decades, Two Approaches, One Mission On Wednesday, June 7, Priority1 will iyH celebrate the 30th anniversary of its involvement in the enhancement of the chinuch system. The Priority1

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 60 Response I am sorry that you had to live through so much chaos. It must have been very stressful to conduct a normal family life and go through the motions of rais

Pereg To Introduce New Products At Fancy Food Show The hottest new specialty food products, producers, exhibitors, and trends will be found at the 2017 Summer Fancy Food Show at NYCs Jacob Javits Conv

Cooking With Fire Barbecue Flavor Tips From Pereg When it comes to barbecue rubs and spices, Pereg Natural Foods knows a thing or two. In business for more than 100 years, the New Jerseybased, familyo

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Its A Small World After All BARBECUE TIPS Continued from Page 64 to shake the rub on the meat. Either way, the rub will enhance the natural flavor of the meat, add flavor from the spices, and keep th

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow A Wooden Finish A mishnah in Taanis declares that the most joyous holidays on the Jewish calendar are Yom Kippur and Tu BAv. The Gemara says that Yom Kippur

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At Capitol Ceremony, Legislators Advocate Moving Embassy Twentynine senators and congressmen took part in an event at the Capitol marking the jubilee year of Israels lightning victory over Arab aggres

Yerushalayim Shel Zahav Celebrating The Golden Anniversary Of Jerusalems Reunification President Trump made history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Kotel President Trump with Rav Ha

Washington Continued from Page 71 this point, not recognizing Jerusalem as the unified and indivisible capital of Israel actually hurts the peace process, he explained. When you look at some of the Ar

I Fought 700 Meters From My Home BY YAAKOV GREENWALD AS TOLD TO TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD My parents had been in hiding in Slovakia during the Shoah and most of both their families died in the Shoah. In 1

before the war, a messenger came and gave me a draft notice to go the next day to a forest near Abu Gosh where Telz Stone stands today. There we sat in little tents that we built ourselves, and we wen


Meters From Home Continued from Page 75 you should stay here alone, to stand guard, in the village. I was the only soldier left in Abu Tor. I stood there and watched an exchange of fire in the heavens


Half A Century Of A United Jerusalem BY JOSEPH FRAGER, MD R Yehuda Halevi 10851141, a physician and rabbi, said it best My heart is in the East, and I am at the ends of the West. It has been one of my

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword This Land Is Our Land BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Org. for those with smicha 4. Olam 9. Period 14. Torah or Somayach 15. A Haim sister 16. Lets up 17. Fallen spac

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Six Day War Continued from Page 79 by candlelight in the miklat were our constant companions. The attack began on the morning of 26 Iyar, June 5, which was a bright and ordinary Monday morning. We wer

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The Three Iconic Paratroopers Return To The Kotel 50 Years Later As part of the fourday World Mizrachi Movement celebration of 50 years since Jerusalems reunification, Tzion Karasenti, Yitzhak Yifat,

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Reflections On Jerusalem BY RABBI GIDEON SHLOUSH Greetings from Jerusalem There is euphoria in the air. Not only because President Trump was here and it was the first time a sitting president of the U

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Move Embassy To Jerusalem With Head Held High BY MARTIN OLINER In a parting interview with the Jerusalem Post six years ago, Arizona Senator Jon Kyl said his biggest regret in three decades of public

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letters to THE EDITOR Not The Only Mikvah Dear Editor, In a recent issue of the Five Towns Jewish Times Mikveh Bringing the Community Together, May 12, Rabbi Aryeh Ginzberg, in referencing the new Gro

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Sderot Institutions Celebrate 21st Anniversary On Tuesday evening, May 9, the Max and Ruth Schwartz Sderot Hesder Institutions celebrated its 21st Ach Tov VChessed Anniversary with a gala dinner at Te

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Sderot Gala Continued from Page 96 progress the yeshiva has made over the last year, and the new and exciting plans for the future, including a girls yeshiva program starting in Sep tember. He reemph

Shulamith News Reading Is Fundamental Who doesnt love curling up in pajamas and reading a good book At the Early Childhood Division of Shulamith, the girls did just that The Pajama Party Book Fair too

Shulamith News Continued from Page 97B dinated by their gym teacher, Mrs. Aviva Greenberg. The Middle School girls also had fun with a signature hunt, which required them to find people in the park to

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Shulamith News Continued from Page 98 students for their patience and kindness as they taught the seniors how to create beautiful flower bouquets out with her mother and with the help of Mrs. Naomi M

Dr. Richard Friedman Continued from Page 107 Having a second location right in the center of the Five Towns made perfect sense, says Dr. Friedman, who resides in Cedarhurst. Patients dont have to make

time she had Brian W. declared. She learned a great deal about basketball, but most important, she learned very important life lessons due to these incredible educators and men. She learned respect,

Shor Yoshuv Celebrates 50 Years Of Sharing Torah PHOTOS BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS On Monday, May 22, the Five Towns community came out to support, celebrate, and pay tribute to Shor Yoshuv at its magni

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 109 Kaminskys office, while a handful of seniors worked in schools and early childhood centers. A few students even secured coveted spots in the fashion indus

White Shul Celebrates 95 Years As A Kehillah Hundreds of friends and supporters filled the Sands last week to show their admiration to the White Shul and its myriad programs for the community. The din

The yeshiva would like to thank Rabbi Aryeh Zev Ginzberg and the kehillah of Chofetz Chaim Torah Center for hosting us in their beis hamidrash. Thankyou to all the individuals in the yeshiva administr

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 113 for grades N4. The students in groups of two or three created Google slide presentations on the topic of digital citizenship that were animated, creative,

YOSS spends Lag BaOmer at the park The evening closed with the installation of over 50 Arista honors students and the recitation of the Arista pledge led by incoming Arista copresidents Tzvi Adler an

Inaugural Yeshiva League Legends Basketball Tournament To Benefit Our Place, May 29 Amidst much fanfare and buzz within the community, the highly anticipated Inaugural Yeshiva League Legends Tournamen

ensure they have a chance at breaking the cycle of distress and becoming successful and independent adults. Emunah encourages and welcomes teams. Dress in costumes. Over the Edge is a great teambuildi

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