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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover stories with the readers that I am working on and had hoped to write before yom tov but thanks to the political news and required coverage, there just was no

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 7 ity leadership is in control of matters on the ground there. His focus on this speaking tour with the StandWithUs folks this time around is to communicate the mes

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 13 thats important. More on this subject after the chag. A Life Not With Standing Chava Willig Levy is an extraordinary woman. Shes a lecturer and author who has w

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover noninvolvement is the food preparation for the holiday. Before getting down to the details of the planning for the upcoming holiday, we were discussing which is

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 15 So lets do that. A culinary indulgence is a vital factor and ingredient in our ability to celebrate our holidays properly. The door in my office at home opens up int

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 16 Reserve. This is a dry red wine that one needs to acquire a taste for in order to enjoy. Its not that simple. I received a gift recently of a bottle Umbria Rose on t

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CRUZ Continued from Front Cover For many years, off and on, I attended the first day or two of CPACthe annual massive gathering of American conservativesin Washington. It started midweek and ran throu

unintelligent. It doesnt matter if they have academic and professional accomplishments that far outstrip their Democratic opponents. That spin simply wasnt available with Ted Cruz, who is acknowledged

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The hotels firstclass breakfast buffet and dining in awardwinning restaurants are always available either in the hotel itself or via room service at any time of the day or night. The hotels chefs are

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What Is LongTerm Care BY ANITA KAMIEL , RN, MPS About 70 percent of people over age 65 need some type of longterm care during their lifetime, and more than 40 percent need care in a nursing home for s

MVP 2016 8th Annual Girls AllStar Day A Rousing Success On Sunday, April 17, MVP Basketball hosted its 8th annual girls AllStar Day at SAR High School in Riverdale. The daylong program featured over 1

Metropolitan Yeshivah High School Athletic League. We thank Commissioner Richie Hagler and his staff for their continuing outstanding job of making the boys and girls basketball seasons memorable ones

REAL CLEAR DAF Continued from Page 33 It is called Real Clear Daf. What began as an experiment to start recording daf yomi turned into a deep commitment when my eldest brother, Aryeh Wise, zl, suddenl

on what was happening around him. The Ramban tells us that what motivated Moshe to step in was lo yachol lisbolhe could not handle the fact that a fellow Jew was being oppressed. When Moshe saw the op

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Mixed Fruits There was an early start to the spring season this year. Some cherry trees blossomed two weeks ahead of schedule. However, that was followed by

final analysis, the technique stops a person from benefiting from his own orlah, so its usefulness is limited. The Gemara also says that the prohibition of kilayim of trees applies in chutz laAretz. I

Gratitude For Miracles BY RABBI SHAUL RAPPEPORT The Sages tell us, There are three partners in manthe Holy One, blessed be He, the father, and the mother Kiddushin 30b. Couples who are able to conceiv

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The One Book You Need To Read For Passover BY MAYIM BIALIK Ive been on a journey towards more learning and deeper understanding of Judaism since college. I received a minor in Hebrew and Jewish studie

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Almost Passed Over Continued from Page 42 And if you want to learn about Passover in particular, there are so many books about Passover that you could spend your entire life and still not read through

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Dear Esther, Im fuming. Ive had it. I thought I had this thing under control, but I realize now that I really dont, and as Pesach is just a few days away, Im really angry. Five years ago, my daughter

she done some job on her kids And what really got to me was that he said that since theyve set up a tradition of spending all the holidays together with his parents, it was too late to change the trad

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 47 Validate her feelings about living so far away and not having easy access to her children and grandchildren. Agree that it must be painful, and tell her you cant even im

From The BHI Hotline Chametz Sale Q. Due to health considerations I cannot make it to the rav to sell my chametz. Is it acceptable to arrange for the sale of my chametz by phone or is it necessary to

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 49 site for the sale for several reasons Divrei Malkiel 42211. 4. One of the means by which ownership of the chametz is conveyed is with a contract. There are auth

Foil. In the weeks before Pesach, were all in the market for superstrong foil. Give me the strongest foil youve got. I want it to be bulletproof. No other foil has to last an entire week exposed to th

Elizabeth And The Rabbi I like pretty things as do most people. I love living in my comfortable, pretty apartment, with furniture I bought to surround myself with a sense of calm, peacefulness, cozine

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Kitniyot BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Kitniyot 5. HaBa, for one 9. Perhaps the worlds most famous diarist 14. Kasich land 15. Kosher eatery 16. Actress Zellweger 17

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MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 52 reading, doing Sudoku, watching movies, texting, and moreI would do it gladly, if only I could keep the painting and needlepoints my mom created with love. Furniture

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MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 58 Do I love my red office furniture hip, pretty, and fun Absolutely. But Id give it up in a minute to keep any of the abovementioned handmade or boughtwithlove pieces.

A kidney transplant recipient meeting his donor for the first time the request of the donors. The donors, by and large, are not looking for any honor or glory. They agree to meet at the request of th

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Everyday Miracles At HASC Part 2 The Response BY DAN BUTLER Yehuda started off in camp years ago. He was short and chubby and cute. As generally happens, when he got older, he went from chubby to fat

French Aliyah Crisis Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World L I L U I N I S H M A S R G E R S H O N TANNENBAUM, ZT L Jews have been living in France since at least the early Middle Ages.

Pesach, Freedom, And The Presidential Race BY YOCHANAN GORDON It is important to apply the message of every holiday, and especially that of Pesach, to our lives in the here and now. The miracles that

We see this in a distinction between the commentators on the precise meaning of the words with a high hand. Targum Onkelos deviates from the literal interpretation of the words and instead writes, bre

Question I went out with someone for the fifth time. On paper he is everything I would want in a guy. I am attracted to him, and our hashkafos are also very well matched. On all our dates, we spent ma

closer while talking on the phone between dates. Many singles have stated that they can open up about themselves much better on the phone. And once they get over that uncomfortable bump, they start fe

YCQ 75th Anniversary Dinner PHOTO BY MICHAEL FEYGIN Yeshiva of Central Queens celebrated its 75th anniversary at a gala dinner at Leonards of Great Neck on Sunday, April 10. Leaving is bittersweet, my

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 70 mation of the Julius Claire Salzbank Memorial Fund. It is a testament to the values of this family that they sought to honor their parents memory and help s

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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CoParenting Continued from Page 74 about it effectively with the kids and showing respect for each others lifestyle. Parents in a contentious and angry divorce can also look at this as an opportunityi

THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 77 The very look of the new meters scares me. But, as Hubby often reminded me, I scare easily Recently, I approached a meter, slipped a quarter into the slot, a

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MEOR Scores Another Touchdown For Jewish Learning By Elie Klein On Sunday, May 8, an energetic squad is expected to take the field at MetLife Stadium, focused on a single mission to inspire, educate,

Take Two For Hofstra Law School Hofstras Maurice A. Deane School of Law was one of the first law schools in the nation to integrate clinical education into the law school curriculum. To this day, the

Rav Aharon Leib Shteinman Attends Daf HaYomi BHalacha Siyum Dirshu Leaders Gather in Bnei Brak for Milestone Completion of Mishnah Berurah Chelek Aleph BY CHAIM GOLD There was so much kedushah in that

chos every day is assured a place in the World to Come. Bchol yom means every day. The simple meaning, explained the Rebbe, is that if he learns halacha every day, he is guaranteed a place in Olam HaB

Community News Continued from Page 81 great emphasis on the importance of every word and textual nuance, which is important in the practice of law. Many yeshiva graduates are also accustomed to focusi

chip cookies with some fudge ripple ice cream and maybe some ice cream coffee lattes for the adults. So, how does it sound Do I need to make more I said it in a previous article but Ill say it again.

SLICE OF LIFE Continued from Page 85 and garlic for about 2 minutes. Add the cream, milk, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Bring the mixture to a simmer, then remove from heat and set it aside to cool. Greas

3 Tbsp. mayonnaise 3 Tbsp. olive brine 3 Tbsp. applecider or balsamic vinegar 1 Tbsp. sugar or honey 1 avocado, cut into bitesize pieces cup peanut oil or vegetable oil to thicken the dressing. Pour

MATZAHFREE Continued from Page 87 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary 1 tsp. salt, plus more as needed 1 tsp. black pepper, plus more as needed tsp. ground nutmeg tsp. ground cinnamon 1 cup sunflo

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Pesach is a favorite yom tov of mine. At the Seder we drink four cups of . Now thats only if a person can, But it applies to every educable child, woman, and . There is another law about the wine that

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The GoTo People For All Things Medical BY CHAIA FRISHMAN While visiting her son in Lakewood, Frumi Z. felt a sharp pain on her side. When the pain did not subside after taking a deep breath, sitting d

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS YUs 85th Commencement Ceremony, May 25 Yeshiva Universitys 85th Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, at 1100 a.m. at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 orees, we fulfill that mandate handily, said President Joel. In all, some 600 students from Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women, and Sy Syms School of

ing with setup and packaging. Rabbi Yossi Bennett, assistant menahelprincipal said, At the mesivta we place a great emphasis on teaching our talmidim the importance of helping the klal. By feeling a s

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 95 SKA Wins Torah Bowl Again For the sixth year in a row, the Torah Bowl team of the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls has won the cham divestment, an

piad teams. Out of school, Brian volunteers for JEP of Queens, which presented him with their Young Leadership Award, and also works as an Explainer at the New York Hall of Science, where he shares hi

New Years Resolution BY YOCHANAN GORDON What is the status of the month of Nissan Is it the beginning of the year Is it the middle or end of the year And why is it that the Jewish calendar contains al

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 97 Birthing Made Spiritual New Course Offered In Far Rockaway Can you name the top five most spiritual times in your life Yom Kippur in yeshiva or seminary Y

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover over Pesach. This is an attempt to clarify some of those halachos. There are two types of illnesses those involving some sort of possible danger to lifechol

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 107 has an illness that is not lifethreatening, and may consume medicines that are not kderech hanaasam. Kitniyos Medicine The Mishnah Berurah 4537 rules that med

tion officials to declare a winner in this week. Democratic Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky declared victory on Tuesday night, but Republican candidate Chris McGrath refused to concede until after the absen

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 109 dren love the story of Pesach, and their imagination came to life with an engaging Pesach show The Yidden worked so hard and wanted to leave Mitzrayim. Di

NYPD DI Craig Adelman ing into cars, committing robbery, and even stealing vehicles throughout the Far Rockaway, Bayswater, and Five Towns area. The added testimony was helpful in tacking on an addit

Joe Mermelstein, zl Continued from Page 111 anyahu, who was a close friend, was the keynote speaker. Joe Mermelstein maintained a close relationship with Prime Minister Netanyahu throughout his life.

ment, and spoke of the importance of continuing to help build and contribute to the Yeshivat Hesder of Sderot. He pointed out that throughout the bombings and threats from the terror tunnels, the stud

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin A Special Election Day Its time to go, Dad. Its getting late. It was 9 oclock and the flight was due to leave at noon. Typically, people usually get to the

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