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FEATURES All in the Angle R Avi Shafran FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover They have to prove themselves, and that can take years. Sure, Mr. Obama is way too openminded, but he understands ve

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 I can understand doing the negotiating before things get out of hand. But those things should not be done from a position of weakness. Liking Naftali Bennett I h

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 16 We need to pour the Jewish neshamah into the body of Israel. And he added that, back in 1948, when David BenGurion was asked on what basis he thought he was righ

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover sentenced to up to 32 years in prison after being convicted of child sexual abuse, then having his conviction overturned and his sentence vacated. Baruch Lebovit

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 20 to whether he believes one side or the other, he says at some point in the rather lengthy piece that he is inclined to believe neither of the individuals who are the

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover behaviorbecause it keeps the office flow working. No matter. The behavior is still an issur dOraisah, a Torah prohibition. The Mishnah in Bava Metziah 58b s

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover day trips to out of town destinations, but the main part of the trip is based primarily in one major city for several days. The other type of trip is what I

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 25 demonstrates clearly that when one corrects another, he or she must do so privately, and not in public or among other coworkers. Chazal tell us that this was Ye

PHOTO PROSE Continued from Front Cover rapher expecting to discuss They Must Go or Uncomfortable Questions for Comfortable Jews Yet passion cannot be hidden and a true artist must believe in his feeli

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ The Pew report has engendered a slew of opinions and comments. For one, it shows the sad state of assimilation in America. The Goldene Medina which has offered us

News From The Hills Continued from Page 29 Past Events Rabbi Paysach J. Krohn is a fifthgeneration mohel who is also known throughout the Jewish world for his books and lectures. He has written a ser

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 30 creative writing in a Student Work gallery. Election Day 2013 found the entire school gathered for a forum, Every Vote Counts, as the second part of the new

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Does your Tax and Accounting professional provide investments, insurance, 401K, and IRA services Does your Financial Planner provide CPA accounting and tax services Me Or My Phone BY YOCHANAN GORDON

A Typical Shabbos In Israel The Year In Israel BY MAX FRUCHTER Friday night Davening at 700 followed by a meal consisting of chicken soup, potato kugel, and chicken. Shabbos day Davening at 845 Kiddus

YEAR IN ISRAEL Continued from Page 35 enbased knockoff of gefilte fish courses was European in origin. What struck me as even more intriguing and exotic, however, were the structure of and separation

heart into teaching, social work, or a business that seems less than promising is not a prescription for poverty. The world is full of people who pursued idealistic dreams, and because they discovered

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz A Thanksgivukkah Dinner This year, there will be a onceinalifetime occurrence on the first day of Chanukah, when it coincides with the American holiday of Thanksgiving. Th

Fitting In The Dressing Room BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I hate trying on clothes. If there were any other way to get new clothes, I would do it in a second. I especially hate trying on clothes that turn o

DRESSING ROOM Continued from Page 39 where I normally buy my weekday pants. I dont want to say the name of the store, but I will say that they keep their bigger sizes on lower shelves, for some reason

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman My Best Fan It occurs to me that I might be my own best fan. I assume this to be true since nobody calls me as often as I call myself In and of itself, this

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im a 73yearold female who is outgoing, confident, and sociable. I have no problem telling people how I feel and am no shrinking violet. My problem is that I h

an answer. Dont allow Jane to wiggle her way out of answering the question. If she insists that she wasnt trying to hurt you, make sure she understands that thats irrelevant, since she does hurt you M

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 41 from my daughter. As we chatted, I went about my business. I unlocked my car door, tossed my handbag onto the front seat, and then proceeded to place my groc

Pharaohs dreams. He becomes viceroy of Egypt, then meets his longlost brothers when they come searching for food during the famine. After revealing but also spiritually. How many millions of Jewish c

The Sky Is The Limit Israeli Hero Runs NYC Marathon To Inspire Others BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER On the morning after his wedding in 2009, IDF soldier Aaron Karov, 26, received a call from his commande

times for hours. I run on hard paths, and train on different kinds of terrain. I have been training with different people, like runners without borders. Its not easy, but I really want to succeed. So

RABBINIC AUTHORITY Continued from Page 47 the Talmud, claims that he is within his rights and that she is not entitled to receive her get. In another case, a son maintains that his fathers estate shou

Bad Advice Is Wrecking Shidduchim By Mrs. Amber Adler Recently, I was on a public forum where a dating coach decided to try to pick up clients by sharing advice he had given. It was the worst advice t

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 49 Be honest with yourself. If the girl in this example had been honest with herself, she would never have asked anyone what to do in this situation. She could have qu

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Plainview Jewish Community Experiences All Of The Growing, None Of The Pains B Y 5 TJ T S TA F F Given the reality of regular turnover, todays Jewish communities must constantly try to attract new fam

Jewish Plainview Continued from Page 53 ties by claiming their own yoetzet halacha. Rebbetzin Avital Weissman officially became a yoetzet halacha in October of this year at a moving ceremony at the Sp

in its midst. Unlike other Jewish communities that are near hospitals and are a natural home for new hospital residents, the vast majority of new physicians that come to Plainview are not a transient

insights on THE TORAH We Are All In The Dark BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE In this weeks parashah, Yosefs brothers sell him to merchants, and he eventually makes his way to Egypt. To explain to t

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow eBay Every Day If you had asked someone 2,000 years ago what eBay means, he would have told you its fruit. Onkelos uses the word ebay many times in his trans

5TJT Puzzle LaLaLa BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Hey . . . over here 5. Davidic work 10. Applies 14. Night at . . . 15. Sleep disorder 16. Kind of folder 17. Sch. in Manhattan for bar takers 18. Use a rem

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 59 you an email saying Congratulations, you won or Congratulations, its all yours Granted, no action was performed on Shabbos, but perhaps this is considered comp

Seeding The Right Cloud BY RABBI AVI SHAFRAN Following the timehonored if somewhat irritating tradition of speechmakers who begin by announcing that they are departing from the scheduled topic, I info

Satmars Grand Armories Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM On Motzoai Shabbos Vayeishev, November 23, this years 69th annual 21st of Kislev celebration of t

Machberes Continued from Page 63 military food service, military customer service, military legal services, and military employment services. The Troop C Armory in Crown Heights South is the last of

accommodations for the thousands that were to participate in the celebration. Curtains decorated the walls and extra lighting as well a sophisticated sound system was installed. A temporary kitchen, b

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Rabbi Daniel Feldman At CBEY, November 2223 Congregation Bais Ephraim Yitzchok is excited to welcome Rabbi Daniel Feldman as a scholar in residence for Shabbos Parashas Vayeshev.

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 any Jewish children whose families cannot afford the tuitions at private yeshivas and who would otherwise be sent to public school. They were looking for a

SpiegelCedarhurst, and Aish Kodesh Woodmere. A small sampling of Gourmet Glatts most recent efforts on behalf of Torah and chesed causes around town, around the city and around the world would also in

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 American forces fighting abroad. Some previous speakers were servicemen who liberated concentration camps, and others served in Korea and Vietnam. More rec

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 States and he now works in the Pentagon. He came to Rambam to share his experiences and speak about the challenges that face our soldiers every day. He als

hel of the mesivta, formally introduced the evening, which included a siyum on Mesechtas Shekalim. The main entertainment for the evening was a performance by the interactive improvisation experience

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 cut paper and try to make a pattern, she says. And I loved dressing up. She grew up in Brooklyn, where We were big Loehmans shoppers, and Saks on sale .

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And it came to pass at that time . . . Bereishis 381 The sons of Yaakov were engaged in selling Yosef,Yaakov was taken up with his sackcloth and fasting, and Yehudah was busy taking a wife, while the

Me Or My Phone Continued from Page 34 accurately describes the endless ratrace of society, where people continuously vie to amass greater levels of wealth and overall success. What is it that drives t

Shor Yoshuv Infusing Souls With An Inspired Judaism BY LEAH GOLDMAN With over 250 students, 70 kollel members, and 250 chavrusa partners, the hallways, batei midrash, and classrooms pulsate with activ

Shor Yoshuv Continued from Page 79 down in family relationships. Shor Yoshuv offers a salve for this modern malady. Every Motzaei Shabbos, the beis midrash comes alive with the rich sounds of fathers

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Ponevez The Yeshiva With A True Yiddishe Heart This Sunday, November 24, the annual dinner for the Ponevez Yeshiva in Bnei Brak will be celebrating seven decades of chesed and Torah. The famed Ponevez

Ponevez Continued from Page 91 to it. Each of the large group was set up with a yeshiva bachur and together they researched a text. After spending hours in the intense oneonone sessions, experiencing

ture a special message by the esteemed Rabbi Yissocher Frand and Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky. Enjoy a musical ensemble by the renowned Yossi Green, Shloime Gertner, and the Miami Boys Choir. And of course, a

Community News Continued from Page 93 creativity have produced the unbelievablethe Hidden Spark that will reignite the awe and the wonder within every listener But thats not all, folks. Dim the lights

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The Chesed Factor Junees Mix Of Trendy Fashion Acts Of Compassion BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Mention June Abiksoss name and you are sure to elicit unabashed praise. The personable proprietor of the po

Agudah Convention Tackles Contemporary Issues BY BORUCH SHUBERT The 91st annual convention of Agudath Israel of America in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, was a smashing success, partially because of the

Community News Continued from Page 94 Chai Lifeline Roads To Healing At Annual Gala Chai Lifeline, the international organization dedicated to caring for sick children, will celebrate 28 years of bri

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