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See Pages 35 See Page 16 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Page 78 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 17 NO. 34 22 SIVAN 5777 JUNE 16, 2017 FROM THE EDITOR

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ELECTION Continued from Front Cover as a vote of confidence in the work they are doing on behalf of local residents. If only a few people come out to vote, that would be an unfortunate demonstration o

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FEATURES Business Halacha R Meir Orlian 34 82 68 70 97 99 36 45 57 55 31 32 12 29 94 64 40 41 95 69 96 51 53 Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Around The Fi

ELECTION Continued from Page 6 posters hanging in store windows on Central Avenue call for people to vote the FraginGoldstein electoral team. So, if there are any disagreements, what are they about Pe

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Front Cover Top 12 reasons to make aliyah email to 12 friends overseas, as a gesture of positivity to symbolically counter the report of the 12 meraglim. Having no prob


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RAV YERUCHAM Continued from Front Cover 18th of Sivan, marks the 81st yahrzeit of Rav Yerucham HaLevi Levovitz, the famed Mashgiach of the original Mirrer Yeshiva in Poland. Today, almost all of us in

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RAV YERUCHAM Continued from Page 15 Yudel became its rosh yeshiva in 1917, after his fatherinlaw passed away. One stop of the yeshiva was in Stavitz, the town where a young Rav Avraham Yeshayahu Karel

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RAV YERUCHAM Continued from Page 17 molded the developing yeshiva, by further hiring kollel members to teach the bachurim. In 1889, Rav Yitzel Rabinowitz Ponovezher was hired to serve as the rosh yesh

RAV YERUCHAM Continued from Page 19 tor who was responsible for the medical exam and ensured that the talmid received an exemption. and the Alter of Slabodka. The Alter saw greatness in Rav Yerucham

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover passing in one direction or another, was a plethora of people with a wide assortment of colorful and interesting head coverings, and I just began snapping away

Dining In Israel Decades ago, we used to subsist in Israel on falafel. This time around, three weeks ago, I only had one of those indigenous Middle Eastern dishes. It was filling but not that satisfyi

Linking Our Past With Our Future PHOTOS BY JDN PICTURES The Modzitz Rebbe recently traveled to Europe on a mission to visit mekomos hakedoshim. 24 June 16, 2017 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES

Ateret Cohanim Celebrates The Jewish Spirit BY MICHOEL BRETTER We were afraid that the 19year experiment was over. Standing at the lectern in Terrace on the Park in Queenswith a birdseye view of night

Ateret Cohanim Continued from Page 25 The Importance Of Eretz Yisrael Hashleimah We need to make Yerushalayim the glorious place it is meant to be, exclaimed Dr. Joseph Frager, chairman of the Execut

ities in vivid color. Daniel Luria calls it the Seventh Day War to restore Jewish life to these disputed areas. Whereas many residents in these neighborhoods raise their children to throw rocks and Mo

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Home Alone Dear Esther, I am 51 years old and have been an active mother with children at home longer than most. I have five children and there is a huge gap in between the ages of our oldest and our

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 29 so much of their efforts into their children that little time was left over for one another. Its not a great thing, but it happens and its understandable. Raising five c

insights on THE TORAH Shelach Draw Your Own Conclusion From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN pen was a given. Gd had promised them the land, told them of its natural beauty, and assured them of su

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters A Natural Mistake The Error Of The Spies The Torah portion of Shlach relates how the men sent to spy out Eretz Yisrael returned and reported that the

already been the beneficiaries of many miracles The spies argued as follows Gds supernatural manner of conduct with regard to the Jewish people could only continue while the Jews found themselves in t

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Storyline Conversion Beis Din On Shavuos night, Rabbi Dayan delivered a shiur on the topic Rus and Conversion. Rus, in a

the contract, and gave the seller earnest money. I subsequently discovered that the houses area is actually 65 18. When I contacted the agent, he told me that he had erred he thought it was that larg

Question Theres a guy Ive been seeing for about a month. Hes sweet. The conversation is really good, and theres chemistry. He was also really polite and considerate. He seemed sensitive and menschlich

one is busy. But if someone wants to date, they make it their business to find the time. His age has nothing to do with it. A 30yearold is old enough to know how to treat someone he has gone out with.

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword On The Summit BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Ayin 5. Elisheva to Nadav and Itamar 8. Tech training sites 14. He impersonates Donald 15. Freudian topic 16. Foe of 400

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The Rebbe From Lubavitch Part 4 BY R NISON GORDON, ZL TRANSLATED BY P. SAMUELS Note This article is a translation from a biography of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, written

of 1928. This was after Reb Yosef Yitzchok and his soninlaw the Rebbe, shlita, had left Russia and were already in Riga. In Leningrad, a kiddush was organized in honor of Reb Levik, as Reb Levi Yitzch

Lubavitch Continued from Page 63 He writes, as part of the series teshuvos ubeurim, an explanation according to nigleh of how learning mishnayos by heart clarifies and purifies the atmosphere. At the

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Rivlin Hosts Jerusalem Unity Prize Ceremony Israels President Reuven Rivlin hosted the winners of the third annual Jerusalem Unity Prize at the Presidents Residence on June 7, as part of the annual U

The Six Day War And The Rebbes Prediction BY RAANAN ISSEROFF On May 28, Crown Heights women met in the Levi Yitzchok Library on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights to celebrate and remember the great vic

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Yeshiva Shaarei Tzions 9th Annual Breakfast PHOTOS BY IVAN H. NORMAN AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Community Celebrates And Supports Yeshiva Gedolah Ateres Yaakov This Sunday, June 11, the community gathered

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 ladies were delighted to learn that there would be a raffle to win gorgeous orchid plants All the ladies left with their stunning homemade bouquetsand huge

portive and helpful over the years. Mr. and Mrs. Yekusiel Sebrow were then presented the Young Leadership Award. Kus has been a close talmid of Rabbi Cohens for many years and has been instrumental in

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 sculpted metallic clay leaves were displayed on tables. Mrs. Naomi Weintraub expressed pride in her students work, commenting, Each of my girls did an exce

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Graduation Day At SKA AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 78 Tzvi, shared words of chizuk and inspiration. He stressed the importance of having a place in the community for young people to turn

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 80 We are thrilled with the wonderful turnout from local supporters and rabbanim, said Rabbi Josh Zern, executive director of Madraigos. We hope to build upon

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 ients. Faculty members nominated candidates for consideration and collectively selected the recipients. Each award went to one male and one female recipien

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 91 Daniel is a member of numerous teams and clubs at HAFTR High School, including the math team, science and engineering club, and Model Congress. In addition

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A Sizzling Season What an incredible journey the HAFTR Lady Hawks had this season. In the championship match at the National Tennis Center, the Lady Hawks swept Central HS 50 to take home HAFTRs first

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, YUs Fifth President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman began his tenure as Yeshiva Universitys fifth president, meeting with students, faculty, and staff across the university. Yeshiva is fill

Community News Continued from Page 97 At 530 all returned to the beis midrash for the opportunity to learn bchavrusa with an older talmid from the college or semichah program, a valuable experience.

year was amazing once again, and the yeshiva is looking forward to celebrating the Talmud Torah of the talmidim next year and for many years to come. Over 1,000 Women Participate In PUAH Conference

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