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See Page 103 See Page 112 See Pages 35 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 15 NO. 24 22 ADAR 5775 MARCH 13, 2015 Israel Electio

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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian 52 96 54 85 74 55 46 106 41 49 60 15 63 38 83 72 Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Around The Five Towns Around The

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A Shared Mission BY TAMMY MARK The stately faade of the Lawrence Middle School building conveys the magnitude of the Lawrence districts mission. Flanked by the adjacent Rock Hall Museum, representing

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Our 3 Men In Albany Lawrence Schools Continued from Page 10 with the Lawrence High School robotics team, which was ranked second in New York State. Rambams advancedplacement students are allowed acce

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From Albany To AIPAC Assemblyman Goldfeder Represents The Community NYS Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder traveled to our nations capital last week to attend the annual AIPAC Policy Conference and discuss I

LUACH March 13March 9 July 1July 21 ZIP Code 11516 22 Adar Friday, March 13 Daf yomi Kesubos 39 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 931 am 100

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Setting The Record Straight A Tale Of Three Letters BY YANKY BRACH In last weeks 5TJT, there was a trio of letters to the editor concerning Prime Minister Netanyahus historic and powerful speech to a

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Three Letters Continued from Page 17 Obama insulted. My attitude, like most of yours, was protocol, shmotocolthe real issue is troubling news coming from the P51 negotiations and the presidents danger

3. The letter highlights Irans destructive regional activities and its role as the largest exporter internationally of statesponsored terrorism. The letter is guided by the fact than an Iran with nucl

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover theme elections went over very well with everyone 27 people. However, I got an email last week that touched me very deeply and I wanted to share it with you

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 25 He explained that he and Jennifer had been reading the articles and came to the realization that they too could pull it off. So, inspired with the possibility o

join ISIS. One of the three was arrested at JFK as he was about to board a plane to Turkey where he hoped to make his way to the border with Syria to join the hatefilled, murderous terror group. Fortu

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Page 29 attest that I read and pronounced every word, but I read it in 20 or so minutes and not the 50 minutes it took in shul the night before. I also read the

Gedolim Urge Participation In New Machzor Of Daf Hayomi Bhalacha BY CHAIM GOLD There was a special aura encompassing the long table in the home of HaGaon HaRav Aryeh Malkiel Kotler, shlita, rosh yeshi

Dirshu Continued from Page 31 of Mishnah Berurah daily for five days a week. The second amud is the biurim and musafim on the corresponding page that reference many modernday scenarios derived from th

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What A Bracha Dirshu Continued from Page 32 as well. Not only will you find more time to learn, but you will become a ben olam haba as the Gemara teaches, Everyone who learns daily halacha is assured

In BuzzerBeater, Lions Roar By Daniel Libesman On Thursday evening, February 26, the MTA JV Lions took on the HAFTR Hawks in the quarterfinals of the MYHSAL playoffs. MTA came in as a lower seed, but

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 35 play of the game happened with less than two minutes to go in the game DRS had a 2on1 break and Ryan Gluck made one of his many great saves to prevent DRS from tyi

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Weve finally reached that stage. It took us a little longer than some of our friends, but we have been grandparents for a couple of years already. We went fro

alone. I am so exhausted from the lack of a good sleep Friday night, and being busy with everything, that it takes me a few days to recover. As much as I love them, I need Shimies help. And he refuses

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 39 hopefully paid his dues as a father. Since you had nothing to complain about in that regard, Im going to assume that he was a fully contributing dad. As you stated, he l

same from you If thats the case, they clearly dont get what being on for an entire Shabbos does to you physically and probably even emotionally. They also dont understand how its been creating a rift

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 41 are. Those who, for some reason usually jobrelated, are compelled to deal with the way things are try not to think about the way things ought to be. Since neit

or phrase indeed enfolds within it the entire breadth and variety of the parashahs contents, and how this parashahs name carries a wealth of information and instruction to our daily lives. Vayakheil m

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 43 Five Lessons To summarize 1 The Torah includes a parashah called Vayakheil and a parashah called Pekudei. 2 In certain years they are joined as a single readi

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Question I am engaged. Mazel tov Nope. I got engaged to a guy I have known since I was in high school. We are the same age and even dated the year we were in Israel. But we are not announcing our enga

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Party Time BY YONI GLATT Across 1. A party 6. Rhyme scheme 10. Hip 14. Sports facility 15. Bundle 16. King Casspi 17. Israeli measurement 18. Black, in poetry

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 46 said anything in your defense. I cannot speak for your parents, but I have a feeling that they might feel a little more at ease with the situation if they saw some

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Ill do my best, but my health is not what it used to be, replied Mr. Alter. Some weeks, especially in the winter, Im not

a greater responsibility for a shul to act in a manner of lifnim mishuras hadin than for an individual, since they represent the community and are never impoverished. Thus, if the shul is able to, you

Chometz Cleaning Tips BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER As a writer, I consider myself something of an expert on cleaning. Every time I sit in front of a blank page, I say, Hmm, the floor needs cleaning again. T

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Thy Neighbors Soul It says in the Torah, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. The Talmud Kesubos 37b has a very peculiar application of this verse. The

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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

A Wines Exodus From Vine To Barrel BY TALIA ZIMMERMAN Families and friends gather each year for the Seder meal to remember the incredible story of Pesach. From beginning to end, the story of Pesach re

insights on THE TORAH Pekudei The Final Exam From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Transparency and accountability new buzzwords for todays standards of corporate governance. No doubt all upright,

REMOVING THE CHAINS Continued from Front Cover a new prenuptial agreement launched by Tzohar and the Israeli Bar Association to protect the future of Jewish families. The historic prenuptial agreement

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Snow, Snow, And More Snow Every year there is a new experience, and I guess this year is no different. The snowstorm that lasted nearly all of Purim

Yisro, Moshe Rabbeinu, And The Shtetl Of Skver Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM After the formal meeting and greetings of Moshe Rabbeinu and his fatherin

Pesach Substitutions Slice Of Life BY EILEEN GOLTZ Every year we try to convert a mainstream recipe into a Pesachdik one only to discover that we dont have a clue as to what to substitute for a chomet

Rice vinegar 3 Tbsp. lime juice plus 2 tsp. sugar Cider vinegar 2 Tbsp. lemon juice plus 1 Tbsp. orange juice Hot pepper sauce tsp. cayenne pepper plus 1 tsp. vinegar Flavored Vinegar lemon juice

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Family Favorites It is a joy and a privilege to have children. But there are times . . . When a family has just one child, it is not always by choice. The

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 36 Seniors Or Chaim MAY Tiferes Torah YI Woodmere ZDR Shaare Torah YI Jamaica Estates Mashadi Beer Hagolah 50 21 11 11 11 12 01 02 02 YU To Host 24th Sarachek Basket

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 69 Community School Pikesville, MD David Posnack Jewish Day School Davie, FL Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School Woodmere, NY Fuchs Mizrachi School Cleveland, OH

a mostly freshman team with only three sophomores on their roster. Rambam jumped out to a quick 10 lead on a goal by Daniel Lichter 103 into the 1st period. SAR answered back to tie the score at 11 wi

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ I can see the sidewalk and it feels like a heat wave What a pleasure it is to walk without the clunky boots and without teetering on icy, frozen snow. It is beginn

eted. Worldrenowned lecturer Rabbi Paysach Krohn is always inspiring. He speaks with emotion and doesnt lose the attention of the crowd for a moment. His reallife stories never fail to bring tears to

Community News From Around The World 216 Million NIS Implementation Agreement Signed for Ramat Givat Zeev Following the signing of one of Israels largest implementation agreements, Ichud Construction

The visionary designer continues, Although a basic black outfit is cute, who says larger women cant wear patterns, textures, florals, and all of the fantastic colors available These should be created

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Community News Continued from Page 75 eight animals, and participants had the opportunity to handle many of the animals on display. My wife is still in shock that I held a snake for that mat ter, so

shiurim participating and helping lead songs. While Rabbi Mendelson headed out at about 145 a.m., many of the boys carried on with the kumsitz until close to 300 a.m. Fortunately for all, there was a

Community News Continued from Page 79 also had the opportunity to see surgery performed live and question the surgeon in realtime, as well as rub shoulders with the most advanced teens in the country.

A Holocaust Museum At Bruriah HS BY AVIGAIL GOLDBERGER BRURIAH, 11TH GRADE Every year, the eleventh grade at the Jewish Educational Centers Bruriah High School creates a Holocaust Memorial Museum. We

Bruriah Continued from Page 81 is the culmination of years of prayer and passion fight, yes, but mostly joy. As the museum draws to a close, the visitor is led toward a reconstruction of the Kotel, th

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin lenging. The snow covered our roads and, of course, our cars. Getting in and out of the cars became quite difficult with the snow mounds all around. But, f

YILC 34th Annual Dinner MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 83 Now, with my children, we still have our favorite homes to visit, and of course a Purim cannot go by without a visit to Rabbi and Rebbet

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS HALB Student Creates App For iPhone Congratulations to Benjy Wiener, an eighthgrader in HALB, who has created a Gematria Calculator App for the iPhone. A seventhgrader at HALB an

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 85 open house on Purim day hosted by Mrs. Helen Spirn, head of school, the girls of the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls really enjoyed simchat yom to

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 sugarfree hamantashen and sugarfree chocolate bars. The packages were delivered to Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Long Beach Assisted Living,

Dr. Esther Rose Lowy are especially difficult for the needy as their needs increase when their funds are most scarce. Helping feed the needy is an essential component of simchas yom tov according to

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 91 try lab. At the award ceremony, a leading chemistry professor from Lander College and a biotechnology researcher spoke about how Jews can balance scientifi

was a great success. Everyone learned so muchfrom their own work and from each other. Costume Chesed Ora Zeitlin, a fourthgrade student at Shulamith School for Girls, lives the lessons imparted by he

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 the Village of Cedarhurst is representative of a unique community reminiscent of a bygone era. In Cedarhurst, a neighbor will still help carry groceries or

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CORRECTION Last weeks edition contained an error regarding the Just Face It NY prePesach promotion. The article should have stated that with the purchase of three products, you will receive a free eye

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 100 originating from radical Islam. You cannot effectively fight an enemy until you identify and expose it for what it is, said Hoenlein. He points out that in the

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Achiezer Continued from Page 102 porters, and the friends of Achiezer stand strong, for they are the incredible framework of Achiezer. He gave the assembled a berachah to continue in the path of unnat

Kollel Tirtza Devorah Dinner The inaugural dinner of Kollel Tirtza Devorah will take place next motzaei Shabbos, March 21, at Yeshiva Darchei Torah. The kollel, located on the Yeshiva Darchei Torah ca

The State Versus The Mom Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN It was a case of the state of Connecticut versus a mother and her daughter. Last September, Cassandra, a 17yearold girl, was diagnosed w

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