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See Pages 35 See Page 42 See Page 95 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 11 22 KISLEV 5776 DECEMBER 4, 2015 FROM THE EDITO

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover about placing the presidents thought process in context, looking forward to the conclusion of his presidency, and the expressed hope that over the short term

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FEATURES Book Review Michele Justic 44 42 96 37 84 74 110 54 55 57 36 48 53 108 11 45 50 29 59 66 106 41 52 60 68 58 78 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordec

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 a recent meeting with Jewish leaders at a law firm in the city, Senator Rubio said that he does not think the U.S. can withstand another four years of Democratic

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 ahead of the personalitydriven politics. Cruz is a wonderful and intelligent candidate. I sat in on a meeting with him at last years AIPAC Policy Conference in Wa

LUACH December 4 December 12 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 22 Kislev Friday, December 4 Daf yomi Sotah 39 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candle Lighting 8

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 11 on going a few weeks later. Over the years, the observance of the yahrzeit, highlighted by the recitation of Kaddish, in the land of my father as well as the land of

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 12 decadeswhich should be representative of a great distancesomehow all that time has been folded into feeling like just a few hours. I look at his picture and wonder i

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The Enduring Message Of Minhagim BY RABBI ZEV MEIR FRIEDMAN ROSH RAMBAM MESIVTA ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 14 among others, as well as brief video remarks by Prime Minister Netanyahu and a

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ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 16 already in the hall was so large that the men were in one conference hall and the women in another in order to give everyone enough space to dance. And dance we

SILVER AND BHARARA Continued from Front Cover speaker of the New York State Assembly have resulted in guilty verdicts. Certainly, there is corruption in Albany. But Albany does not have a monopoly on

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SILVER AND BHARARA Continued from Page 19 play that we grew up in no longer exists. Prosecutors are no longer imbued with a love of justice they are just out to win and to do so with a high conviction

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SILVER AND BHARARA Continued from Page 21 thing. This is especially true with anyone involved in the medical field or in any aspect of billing the federal government. They want you to plead guilty to

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CHANUKAH GUEST Continued from Front Cover tips and reminders of helpful steps 1. As soon as your plans are confirmed, remind your mother or motherinlaw or other host of any special needs, such as your

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Sojourn In Savannah I feel like a kid who doesnt want to come out of the water. Its so beautiful and idyllic that I just dont want to leave Back in May, I

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 29 squares and historical houses and buildings. Suffice it to say that despite my backseat driving tendencies, we had a good time and learned a bit of Savannah hist

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IDF BBQ Continued from Page 30 November 18, 2015 All of these ingredients came together on a dark and windy night at a central IDF base in Har Gilo, just south of Jerusalem, the third event organized

IDF BBQ Continued from Page 33 work of supporters, the individuals, families, and entire shuls who see their commitment to Torah ideals as the ethical and moral imperative for demonstrating hakarat ha

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insights on THE TORAH Vayeishev Parental Guidance BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE This weeks parashah describes how Yaakov wanted to sit in peace, but then the incident with Yosef suddenly took plac

The Job Market Is A Zoo BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER We have all this technology nowadays, and we wonder, What did they do before this stuff was invented They used animals. You wanted an alarm clock, you bo

The Job Market Is A Zoo Continued from Page 37 in a small semicircle and crashed into a Mercedes. I, for one, am impressed. Turns out most Russian dogs are competent in basic auto mechanics. Anyway, t

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With The VIPs At ZOA Dinner BY MAX FRUCHTER Its not often that one gets to interact with the wealthiest Jewish philanthropists in the world. These individuals, as one might expect, have incredible sco

Memoirs Of Gluckel Of Hameln BY DR. HENRY ABRAMSON Widowed at 44, with eight of her twelve children still unmarried and her husbands business on the verge of bankruptcy, Gluckel of Hameln took up quil

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Partners Disbanding Mr. Weiss lived in a small coop apartment that he owned. He was an elderly man, well into his nineti

2. In this case one could argue that the grandson provided the grandfather with material benefit since by paying his bill, the grandfather was able to continue to receive gas service. If his bill had

Alone No More A Review of Dignified Differences BY MICHELE JUSTIC You gaze lovingly into your childs eyes but dont receive that same fuzzy feeling in return. The ladies sit on the park bench chatting

In Dignified Differences, she relays how the Rebbe was her lifeline, providing her emotional and psychological support at a time when most professionals were suggesting she cast her daughter aside. Fo

Machberes Continued from Page 45 sian troops. Military cemeteries remain in nearby forests. Rabbi Meir the Great was succeeded by his son, Rabbi Uren Aryeh Leib, ztl d. 1813, Premishlaner Rebbe. He im

Magical PreChanukah Celebration At LY Library Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky joined in the festivities in honor of the fifth anniversary of the Levi Yitzchak Library in Cedarhurst on Sunday, November 29.

insights on THE TORAH Vayeishev Hello, How Ya Doin From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN . . . He asked, Why do you look so bad today Bereishis 407 Would you believe that Hello, how ya doin

unpleasantly surprised when, ironically, a frum person will walk right by me without even so much as a nod. When we meet someone we know and ask, Hey, how are you doing do we wait for the answer Try t

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I have struggled with my 19yearold son, Dov, for many years. Hes been in and out of trouble for as long as I can remember. Because of him, Ive been to many th

tively. Sadly, Rob no doubt thinks hes being nice to Dov and believes he is actually helping him. But actually, he is enabling Dov and allowing him to continue living an unhealthy, unsafe, unstable, a

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword House Hunting BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Musclebone connector 6. High point 10. Goldberg Variations composer 14. Comic Glazer 15. Movie with the main character Do

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow ing their lives. The decision to send them to yeshiva had an unintended consequence. They were able to escape the terrors of the Holocaust by fleeing with th

Question I have a very serious problem. I am 26 years old and in love with a girl who wont go out with me again. When I first met her, she really liked me, and we went out a few times. Then she didnt

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

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz tle more effort, saut some shallots or roast garlic cloves and add to the cream for a deeper delicious sour cream. Crispy Potato Latkes With Lox Chive Sour Cream Ingred

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman TrashTalking It is possible that I may have just sealed my own fate. Should I be injured or, Gd forbid, discovered unresponsive a.k.a. dead, the culprit mig

Celebrating Chanukah My Journey BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN I recently went to the post office to ship several toys Id bought for my greatnephews and niece in Israel. The toys were all Chanukahrelated, and

My Journey Continued from Page 59 adults to make Chanukah special for our kids we dont want them hankering after the Christmas traditions, as is so easy to do, especially if theyve seen idyllic portra

as a pickmeup, happy to report that she remains headachefree My next patient initially came to me for sciatic back pain. In a few treatments, we were able to completely resolve his excruciating back p

Reflections On Ezra BY RABBI GOTCH YUDIN ROSH YESHIVA, YESHIVAT ASHREINU Over the past ten days, it seems the entire world has heard of Ezra Schwartz, Hyd. Weve learned about his amazing passion for

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ It was a beautiful wedding The kallahs smile was radiant with joy. The chassan looked happy and proud. The guests filled the hall and spilled over outside. I read

you would think for their very first game even the referee was shocked how well they played. Thanksgiving week would not be complete without the annual Kindergarten Feast. While there was no carving o

ing game and even worse at the freethrow line. I cant put the ball in the basket for them, only get them good looks out of our sets, said Coach Bader. Next game is against City College, a highlevel D3

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 68 children at Beit Elazraki. The boys did itSo reported head coach Michael Gurock after his Flatbush Falcons varsity squad defeated the TABC Storm by a score of 5447

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SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 70 Flatbush Girls Open Season With Win Two months is a long time to prepare for a first game, and the 7th8thgrade Flatbush girls came out both energized and anxious

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Community News From Around The World KHEC President Meets With Pope Francis At Vatican The president of the Kleinman Holocaust Education Centera firstofits kind museum dedicated to showcasing the pers

LR Rabbi Pinchos Goldberg, Mr. Benzion Fishoff, and Rebbetzin Ziporah Schlesinger granddaughter of Rav Yaakov Rosenheim viewing the Rosenheim exhibit president, brought together for the first time in

Community News Continued from Page 75 refinement, all given the utmost of care. Champagne Barons de Rothschild represents a special venture for the winemaking branches of the Rothschild family. Ten ye

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Community News Continued from Page 76 which spans several decades, it has become increasingly clear that there are a host of individuals who are also impacted when there is a child, sibling, or other

teller Rabbi Fischel Schachter had the boys giggling in delight. Additionally, there was an exciting doughnutdecorating workshop where they decorated a small box with Chanukah stickers to bring home t

Community News Continued from Page 79 teed to garner results and lead to success in the field. Experiencebased tactics and commonsense ideas point out the obvious yet often overlooked human aspect of

Fingerstik For iPhone A New App For Cancer Patients A new iPhone app designed for cancer patients, Fingerstik, can now be downloaded for free from the App Store. Designed by highschool senior Max Gold

Community News Continued from Page 81 has taken the call, literally thousands of calls, of those in need and, as personified by a friend in a worthy video tribute, Mr. Hellman takes Ohel with him wher

challenges and triumphs, and where they are today, thanks to Ohel. Also recognized during the evening were Team Ohel Everyday Heroes Bruce Prince, Tamar Sicklick, and the Levi Family. Together they ha

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Students Band Together For Israel By Tammy Mark With breaking news from around the world coming in around the clock, it becomes increasingly difficult for parjust that, by bandin





AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 84 nity in the Gush Etzion area, Goldstein explained that Elazar is in desperate need of a thermal camera system to protect their 450 families, including over

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 tiful painting, made by students Tzippy Feldman, Yona Lavie, Joyce Mishaan, and Melanie Sokolow of the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls Artists for

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 91 Cahal Kindergarten At HANC Celebrates Thanksgiving The children in the Cahal kindergarten pre1A class at the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County have been stu

ries a great selection of specialty lighting, electrical tools, and electrical supplies for doityourselfers and electrical contractors. Their selection of traditional and contemporary light fixtures i

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 that refusal came from a deep belief that Yosef was still alive. When Yosef was alone in Egypt and confronted with the temptation of immorality, his loneli

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 94 Holocaust at Jewish day schools and yeshivot. After speaking with educators, scholars, and especially schoolchildren, I believe Holocaust education is sore

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 101 A couple of girls told Rabbi Friedman that the education they received at Midreshet Shalhevet has enabled them to feel confident with their ability to lea

in our modern reality. Many of his materials are used by the HANC Torah Shebaal Peh classes. Rav Rimons visit was a tightly organized, jampacked event, as he delivered two shiurim to students and then

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 103 how it is incumbent on each of us to maintain and ensure the continuity of Klal Yisrael. Yaakov Goldstein, a senior representing the mesivta student body,

Rav Gigi at Rambam mer and didnt sleep for many years. How is such a thing possible We know it is impossible to go three days without sleep, asked Rav Gigi. Rav Gigi explained that the Torah means to

Left Right At Home From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ . Some might call my tendencies an anomaly. Others might term me a freak of nature. In a world where 90 percent of the pe

The Art Of GiftGiving The Gift, The Message, And The Presentation BY LEAH GOLDSTEIN A gift is often the best way to express sentiments of warmth, appreciation, caring, and good wishes, especially arou

letters to THE EDITOR HANC Students Extend Condolences To Ezra Schwartzs Family Dear Editor, In response to the recent tragedy of the murder of Ezra Schwartz, Hyd, HANC High School students immediatel

A Chaplains Challenge Bringing The Light Of Chanukah To The Hospital BY RABBI DANIEL COLEMAN, BCC, MBA CHAPLAIN, NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL As my teenage years progressed, I noticed that Chanuka

A Chaplains Challenge Continued from Page 109 Political Roundup City Will Fund Security Guards For Nonpublic Schools The Orthodox UnionTeach NYS commended Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Member Da


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