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LUACH October 34 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 9 Tishrei Erev Shabbos Friday, October 3 Erev Yom Kippur Daf yomi Chagigah 25 Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candl

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover the Palestinian Authority, when he was still seething at the Arab leaders lies and deceptions, we might have heard a speech that packed an additional punch.

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 16 rockets at Israel this summer, there has to be some room left for them in the diplomatic theater in case one day they might change their minds and want to go leg

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 18 money. However, Mr. Obama is not at that juncture where he cries uncle and says that all his critics were right and he was wrong. The jury is still out on wheth

der and wonder. We wander looking for meaning and a safe place to enjoy that meaning. We wonder if that place exists anywhere on earth. We wonder because Israel is called upon to be the light to the w

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover your rebbe gave you this Where do you think you are going at 1145 a.m. when dismissal is not until noon look, all you had to answer was, Alex Sternberg, rebbe. F

HAFTR has decided to assemble and train a competitive karate team that will compete on a number of levels, Alex said. Students from around the area will be allowed to enroll in classes and receive ins

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover it is a set of halachos that we should be familiar with, because dangerous illness can strike people at any time. So, what are the parameters of feeding a d

ANTISEMITISM Continued from Front Cover PLF took control of the liner off Egypt. It had been sailing from Alexandria to Port Said, Egypt. The morning of the hijacking, many of the passengers had alrea

Shop Till You Vote New Yorks senior U.S. senator, Charles Schumer, made an appearance at Gourmet Glatt in Cedarhurst last week to endorse the candidacy of Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice in her race f

Sukkot Basketball Camp In Israel With Tamir Gordon BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER If you want to give your child an unforgettable sports experience this chol hamoed Sukkot in a safe, secure, and kosher env

Yom Kippur An Overview Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN One should look at Yom Kippur as an opportunity to become ever closer to HaKadosh Baruch Hu. The fact that we do not wear shoes and do not

What quantity of food does the Torah forbid to be eaten on Yom Kippur There is a principle in halachah called Chatzi shiur assur min haToraheven a minimal amount is forbidden from the Torah. Even thou

Halachic Musings Continued from Page 29 three people called to the Torah, and on Shabbos there are seven. For the Mussaf Amidah, we go through the Avodah of Yom Kippur in the Beis HaMikdash. There are

Thinking Of William Morris BY IRWIN H. BENJAMIN In these days of introspection, I find myself, unfortunately, facing many things that could use a lot of improvement. I hope, bli neder, in the coming y

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Thinking of Willie Continued from Page 31 reason I was seized with guilt. I dont know why, but thats the way I felt. I think I felt guilty because I had legs and he did not. And for harboring those ug

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How To Change The Past BY R YANKI TAUBER I shouldnt have . . . If only Id known . . . Whether its an outright wrong, an unwise decision or a missed opportunity, we humans tend to harp on the past, oft

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And he shall bathe his flesh in water, and clothe himself in them Vayikra 164 On that day, the Kohein Gadol immersed in a mikveh five times, and washed his hands and feet from the kiyyor basin that st

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Such Excitement The Christian belief is that the Messiah arrived long ago. As Jews, it is our belief that if the Messiah had come and gone, the world would

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Teshuvah Mommy, Im eating pretzels Yussie announced early this morning from the bottom of the staircase while waiting for his school bus. What I asked from

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Communal Eiruv Tavshilin The house was awhirl preparing for the threeday yom tovThursday and Friday, then Shabbos. The a

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BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 42 dent that the other party carefully checked that he was paying what he intended to pay. Although we do not rely on this presumption regarding prohibited items Y

ing at me, in red, were the words Its sooner than you think I dont remember what happened to the slip at that point. But it definitely helped my kavanah. But the slip didnt solve all my problems anywa

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I am 25 years old, single, and live with my parents and siblings. Over the past few years, Ive developed a close relationship with my internist. I started goi

apist and happened to hand her a bunch of business cards one day with the request to pass them along when needed. Maybe your internist heard your therapists name mentioned in some context, but doesnt

Is This Your Card Continued from Page 45 noons and dance around and make shidduchim. What did YOU do during the break Or, Theres only one Avinu Malkeinu. If you think there are 45, youre saying it wro

5TJT Puzzle Selichos BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Fishing hooks 6. Kia, e.g. 9. Like dessert wines 14. Fat lady locale 15. Wordsworth work 16. Seating request 17. Pretend 18. Blake Griffins squad, on the b

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Approaching Yom Kippur In Jerusalem As soon as Rosh Hashanah is over in Jerusalem, everyone changes gears and gets ready for Yom Kippur. So many eve

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Question I am a 24yearold girl. I come from a good family and have a good job, and Im fun, pretty, and with it. So, baruch Hashem I havent really experienced the shidduch crisis. I am fortunate to liv

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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

In Uman For Rosh Hashanah 5775 Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM The most popular joke circulating amongst travelers to Uman this year is about someone wh

Machberes Continued from Page 55 shtreimels, spudiks, Yerushalmi knitted white yarmulkes that look like knitted sleeping caps with pompom tops, and almost every type of hat and headcovering available.

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Gird Your Gourds When autumn starts right around Rosh Hashanah time, the market is filled with beautiful gourds of every shape and color. They are so interesting and beaut

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz The following is a list of the schools with teams in the Yeshiva High School Basketball League for the 2014 2015 season. Be sure to check out the season previews in

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Its a good thing we have two fast days during this month of major cooking and eating. Six meals down twelve more to go. But seriously, yom tov is wonderful spent w

News From The Hills Continued from Page 59 unity with tens of thousands of Jews who are coming together to create the Shabbos Project. Its not too early. October 2425 is quickly approaching. Dont wait

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS HANC HS Launches Amud Yomi Program Lunch break at high schools is typically a time for students to catch up on homework, play ball, or socialize. Yet upon entering the HANC beis

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 61 Optional lunch learning continues throughout the week with Rabbi David Block discussing hashkafah on Mondays Rabbi Yosef Ziskinds halacha shiur Tuesdays Ra

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 63 girls stayed up till the wee hours of the morning singing along with Coach Ilona Diamond. Following davening Shabbat morning, Tanach teacher Mrs. Feder del

Sephardic Temple Welcomes New Sefer Torah Masbia Works To Banish Hunger On The Holidays Marion Crespi, Albert Sayegh, Zipporah Marans, Rabbi Arnold Marans, Rabbi Moshe Klein, Rachel Gatenio, Stella

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 On Sunday morning, September 7, the Sephardic Temple welcomed a new sefer Torah. Donated by over 120 member families and friends of the congregation to co

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 68 team. Coach Akiva Goldschein of Kew Gardens Hills and his team, consisting of 14 determined and motivated players, hope to have a great season. Just last w

Thinking of Willie Continued from Page 34 down, a stray cat jumped out of the hallway, scaring the wits out of me. I could not move for a few seconds. I then shook off any other feelings I had and res

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Israels One And Only YISSACHAR RUAS The first prime minister of the State of Israel, David BenGurion, stated in 1955 The State of Israel and the Jewish People will be put to test in the Negev. This st

One And Only Continued from Page 73 tion planners asked to have the route changed, but despite their repeated warnings and pleading, IAF HQ was unwilling to comply with their demand due to the large n

an ongoing sense of responsibility in a wider sense beyond just the squadron, along with the realization that the Israeli Air Force provides me as a commander with an opportunity to develop squadron p

letters to THE EDITOR Sharing The Pain Dear Editor, Ive listened to or read perhaps a dozen Rosh Hashanah or Shabbat Shuvah speeches this year. Almost every one included the theme that this year is di

Community News From Around The World Gedolim Call For Studying Mussar With Yom Kippurs approach, a letter from the leading gedolim of our generation has been publicized regarding the great chiyuv to l

Community News Continued from Page 77 resource in the study of public school funding. Published quarterly, JEF offers comprehensive research and expert analysis in such areas as education finance refo

cine, and will have access to resources at both institutions. The fivesemester graduate program is designed to prepare students to become speechlanguage pathologists who are capable of working in hosp

Community News Continued from Page 79 This is a natural marriage between the undergraduate speech pathology and audiology program, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore, said Dr. Jose

Septuagint, the earliest New Testament Scriptures, exquisite illuminated manuscripts, rare fragments from the Cairo Geniza, and original pages from the Gutenberg Bible. We are honored to have the pray

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Parents These Days BY DONI JOSZEF My parents told me so. They warned me Youll understand how hard it is when you become a parent. And, while I hate to admit it, they were right. One of the awkward sym

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Playing With Matches Receives Rave Reviews Imagine a wildly successful shadchan who matches the unmatchable. Shes an anonymous Internet matchmaker who operates under the moniker Matchmaven. Now imagin

Shidduchim For The Rest Of Us BY MICHELLE MOND Many shidduch articles are loaded with advice and guidance for your typical girl or boy in the parashah. Well, all you singles out there can breathe a si

SHIDDUCHIM Continued from Page 95 shes quiet and not very friendly, should you tell that to a person who asks about her personality Absolutely not. You may think you know this person in reality, you d

Mazal Tov Its A Donkey PHOTOS BY IVAN H. NORMAN A rare mitzvah was performed two weeks ago at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklynpidyon petter chamor. The firstborn male chamor is redeemed with a sheep g

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