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See Page 79 See Page 19 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 35 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 13 NO. 15 22 TEVES 5773 JANUARY 4, 2013 FROM THE EDITO

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RUTH MEYBERG, AH Continued from Front Cover Meyberg. That was not to be. Mom passed away in the early afternoon of Thursday, December 27, 2012, after a brief illness. Eldest of five sisters, Mom was b

train in which we were traveling towards the East. My mothers beloved husband, my father, passed away from typhus just six weeks after our liberation, leaving Mom a 37yearold widow, weighing just over

RUTH MEYBERG, AH Continued from Page 7 both German and English. We arrived in America with little money, to say the least. Being frugal, and never living above our means, Mom never asked for or requir

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P.O. BOX 690, LAWRENCE, NY 11559 editor5TJT.com ads5TJT.com 5165690502 LARRY GORDON PublisherEditor ESTA J. GORDON Managing Editor YOSSY GORDON, YOCHANAN GORDON Sales Managers CHANA ROCHEL ROSS Assis

RUTH MEYBERG, AH Continued from Page 8 and Lisa, Susan and Rob, and Michael and Rachel, cherished and adored their grandmother. Moms 10 greatgrandchildren, Arielle and Moshe, Joshua, Gavriel, Dahlia,

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LUACH January 1July 912 July 4January ZIP Code 11516 22 Teves Friday, January 4 Daf yomi Shabbos 93 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 903 am

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover We have met the enemy and he is us. Most of us laymen parents readily recognize the answer and viscerally do not agree with the letters espoused recomm

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 15 achieve meaningful change in our community. Looking forward to working with you and anyone else to achieve this goal. Moshe Yosef Werzberger, MD wecandobet

are dating seriously and over 75 engagements have taken place. More recently, we have begun tracking six of the highestvolume shadchanim in the country in order to get a better grasp on what is taking

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover There are those numbers on top of our checks and of course there is the matter of the fiscal cliff off of which we are still not sure whether well be jumping

ple are a terrible plague that way too often has disastrous results. The president has said that he intends to introduce and sign a bill this year that outlaws an assortment of automatic weapons and c

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover I actually saw them. They were shown by an old friend who was a scholarinresidence over Shabbos in Lawrence. Lieutenant Colonel Res. Rabbi Yedidya Atlas, the rab

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover when they shouldnt be doing so. The new world of smartphones, mobile email accessibility, and 246 texting is a world of mixed blessing. Productivity is up,

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And Moshe was shepherding the sheep of Yisro Shmos 31 Gd tests the righteous. How does He try them With sheep. He tried Dovid through sheep and found him to be a good shepherd, as it is written Tehill

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 19 rants, which did not exist at the time the prohibition was instituted. The patrons of restaurants do not know or see the chef who prepares the food. This i

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 22 disposed to govern and run itself by halachic standards. Then the discussion veered off in a number of similar directions. For example, what are the rabbis thoughts

Rebbetzin The Ultimate Balancing Act BY ADINA SHMIDMAN Recently, a congregant asked me to speak to her daughter, a young woman who would soon fill the position of rebbetzin, to give her some words of

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Rebbetzin Continued from Page 28 to voice her concerns, learn from others experiences, and develop her skills. It will help her solidify her goals, better understand how and when to set boundaries, an

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman SixtyFour Days It has been nine weeksor 64 days, to be precisesince Hurricane Sandy roared into town and did a number on us. A great many people continue, i

of a single item. Whats odd about it is that not one of them would actually have considered wearing any of those clothes again. Some of the items were 15 years old or more Still, my kids had me holdin

Speaking Of Kids BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I seriously dread parentteacher conferences. And I say this as a teacher. I teach highschool English at a local mesivta. As a parent, I really dont mind them so

And then, when those parents come to conferences in a good mood because their kid got 90s, theres no way I want to volunteer to wreck it with the Your son isnt applying himself, but hes still unfortun

insights on THE TORAH Hashems Role In Shalom Bayis BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE The sefer of Shmos begins with enumerating the descendants of Yaakov that went down to Egypt. It then starts a new

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I have just made a complete mess of my life and dont know what to do. Heres what happened. Ive been living in the Five Towns for the past seven years. Im frie

for how you should be living the rest of your life. Sometimes, life places an enormous Stop sign right in front of our eyes, and if we dont see it, were destined for a lifetime of failures and pain. Y

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ I have to make a correction on something I wrote last week. I mentioned the planned closing of the Kew Gardens Hills library. The library is slated to close, but t

education extends beyond the classroom when students and their families come to celebrate together and applaud the many facets of student success My special star was my beautiful granddaughter Shoshan

Question I am a single, neverbeenmarried guy in my thirties. The latest craze in the shidduch scene is an outrage. Starting in their late twenties, many girls refuse to go out with older guys. In fact

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Cleaners Confusion Yaakov had spent Shabbos at his yeshiva for a few weeks in a row. On Wednesday, he went to the closet

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Baking Bread Making bread is one of the most miraculous things from wheat grown in the fields to a warm loaf of freshbaked bread, it is wondrous and delicious. With a few

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THE DISH Continued from Page 46 make a decorative design and to decide where bread should split when baking. Preheat oven before baking. Rotate bread halfway through baking to ensure even baking. Doug

Helping Children Celebrate Their Differences BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Inspired by her own daughter Alis profound hearing loss, which was diagnosed at just 10 months of age, Wendy Kupfer wanted to wri

like to pass on to other parents of children with hearing loss WK As a mom, I was so intent on Ali keeping up with her hearing peers, that I neglected to think about how nice it would be for her to ha

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen A flooded basement, probably the easiest type of damage to deal with after the flood, still entails a good deal of time and thought prior to restora

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Another Significant Milestone As our time in Israel at six and a half years now continues to get longer and longer, the milestones left to achieve become fewer and

5TJT Puzzle A League Of Their Own BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Andy of the comics 5. Sounds good to me 8. Mic or Ozzy, e.g. 14. Chills and fever 15. you kidding 16. A sunflower is one 17. Ivanka Trump, Cl

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle ChaCha 1 T A F T O L L A 21 2 3 4 5 G A N E F E M A I L 22 25 31 34 35 36 6 7 8 9 10 16 19 T H 11 12 I 13 S

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 55 who go with crookedness. How is that relevant to the Sadducees question My rosh yeshiva, Rav Henoch Leibowitz, ztl, explained that the Sadducee was a thoroughl

Voting For The Right Party Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Visiting New York during this last week of December, one cannot remain impervious to the festive atmosphere. Colored lights everywhere make

Young Israel Of West Hempsteads Annual Dinner Eminent Alumni Above, Rabbi Binyamin Kamenetzky and others attending the alumni learning program at Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim in Queens on January 1. Rabbi

What Makes Jewish Dating So Hard ABOUT ME Im the Perfect Jewish man A good looking doctor, funny, smart, and humble. What more do you need AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS MAYs 10th Annual Dinner, January 7 Mes

her fulltime efforts to raising their children. Recently, Simone has opened a jewelry store off Central Avenue in Cedarhurst, The Jewelers Wife. The Ambalos core philosophy for raising their wonderful

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 61 In these trying times, in light of recent events, we need emunah. There is no way to explain why so much devastation happened during Hurricane Sandy or why

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 success this year. In a test of their architectural and engineering knowhow, participating students were challenged to build a bridge made from only 100 Po

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 64 time, along with those who are confused about what to eat, those having difficulty controlling blood sugar, those who have experienced serious consequences

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 66 ty of the events that transpired. Teshuvah on the other hand focuses on the future. We use the past as a springboard to correct our mistakes and inspire us

which uses cool air to reduce any discomfort. We can switch between wavelengths during a single procedure, selecting the most appropriate laser for any given hair or skin type, Says Revi. We can also

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 Olympic team. Despite her busy school life, Malka makes time to practice three times per week. Her hard work has paid off she has competed in both testtrac

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Sadigura Rebbe Passes Away BY GIL RONEN Rabbi Avraham Yaakov Friedman, the Sadigura Rebbe, passed away Tuesday morning at the age of 84. The rabbi was taken by Natan emergency services to Maayanei Hay

Join us for our 11th year in Florida Hosted by JEFF BRAVERMAN DAVID GROSS returns as our Passover Director ScholarsinResidence Featuring RABBI DR. NORMAN LAMM Chancellor of Yeshiva University Beach

Community News From Around The World Holocaust Studies At Touro College Berlin Touro College Berlin is offering a summer program in Holocaust Studies for students enrolled at accredited colleges in th

Applications for the summer program must be received by April 5. For further information and to apply please visit www.touro.edusummerberlin. Touro College Berlin is a branch campus of Touro College N

Community News Continued from Page 79 ing of Dirshu by Rav Hofstedter. Since then thousands upon thousands have joined, many becoming bekiim in the entire Shas others becoming the morei horaah, the po

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Community News Continued from Page 80 approach to online education, which has been proven both in the corporate world and in graduate programs offered by Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Schanks longti

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Community News Continued from Page 83 enhanced the lives of the greater Bnos Malka family while creating memories the students will remember fondly for years to come. Katz Pesach Hotel Open House, J

Community News Continued from Page 85 Shlomo Scholnick, founder and manager, makes sure Travel Deal clients get the best Traveling to Israel is different from traveling anywhere else in the world. No

Hurting Hearts, Helping Hands At Agudah Convention The yearly gathering of Jews from the tristate area and beyond to hear words of chochmah, chizuk, and mussar from gedolei doreinu and to bask in the

Agudah Convention Continued from Page 87 for us to make a cheshbon hanefesh, and to grow spiritually from the experience. As one example of where such action is required, Rabbi Reich expressed the sho

Arranging The Bouquet Peninims Inaugural 5T Event BY YAEL RENOV If there is one creation which symbolizes feminine beauty, it is the rose. Upon reflecting on the Peninim of Far RockawayFive Towns inau

Peninim Continued from Page 89 us brought him to shed tears of jubilation. Upon reflection, Rabbi Weinberger compared the women who have already committed to Peninim and those who will im yirtzeh Hash

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