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YARMULKE FACTOR Continued from Front Cover last time I saw him was at the Chabad Kinus HaShluchim, an annual event that brings emissaries from around the world for an intimate dinner for 4,000 or so a

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YARMULKE FACTOR Continued from Page 6 for elected office against one another has been very rare. There was a short time some years ago when both Dov Hikind and former city council member and now judge

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CULTS RELIGION Continued from Front Cover 2. There can also be a paranoia, where the cult leader will allege seemingly bizarre things, will create an infrastructure that will try to protect him, and

They were instructed to bring the precious Avnei Shoham stones as a gift Shmos 2227. These precious stones were the same type that were found on the breastplate of Aharon HaKoheinthe stones that were

LUACH May 9May 17 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 9 Iyar Erev Shabbos Friday, May 9 Daf yomi Beitzah 40 Omer day Day 24 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah Candl

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover Olives, or Har HaZeitim. Its history is stirring as a place where luminaries and sages were interred and where the final wish of so many was, often with obst

Buying DomesticTravel Options With Avios Points Dealspin Weekly BY STEVE LOBELL A couple of years back, British Airways BA changed their award chart to distancebased, which means that you pay more Avi

the ticket. I still have 24 hours to cancel for free, and all cancellations are just 2.50 per leg after that. Its a great deal. Its like buying an option on travel for just 2.50. This works on both do

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 17 Hoenlein and how Netanyahu was wholly unaware about the downward spiral of the situation devolving on the Mount of Olives. Following that meeting, Netanyahu orde

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover by the Prime Ministers Office along with the Jewish Agency for Israel, will be handed to the former mayor by comedian Jay Leno, who will be making his first visi

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 21 which executive director Pearl Kaufman keeps together with a lot of grit and fortitude. Mrs. Kaufman says that her students, along with the 2,000 who have already gr

the food service for their annual event. Michael provided an unlimited amount of topnotch food for the event at no cost. Lonnie Schick says that she often wondered why Michael had decided to do so muc

GEZEIRAH Continued from Front Cover cause most people to quickly turn the page tzniyus and shidduchim. I have written extensively over the years on both topics and have at times heard responses from r

their thirties without anyone advocating for them, hence not a crisis. Whenever I receive a call or an email from a mother, sister, sometimes even a father, or the young woman herself, asking rather b

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GEZEIRAH Continued from Page 25 this from happening. People are suffering with parnassah problems again other than through tefillah, we really cannot make major changes in the economic situation. We a

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insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Power Of What BY RABBI LAZER GURKOW Farmers in the Land of Israel are instructed by the Torah to work their land for six years and to let it lie fa

who is left with but one question. The wise sons questions are quoted twice in the Torah What is the meaning and What shall we eat Though the questions seem unrelated, there is one word that connects

Chauffeuring Little Creatures BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER As someone who has a small vegetable garden in his backyard, I would have to say that the biggest benefit of having a garden is that none of our ve

day. Im actually at a point where I get upset at them for getting caught. Seriously You didnt see the trap I didnt even put bait in it I dont have time to drag possums to the park today. My own kids a

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Ill Keep My Day Job There is a wellknown expression that has been making the rounds for the past several years. People often say it when someone is quite ob

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz All About Rice Flour If you or a family member has a gluten allergy, you are probably familiar with rice flour and other flour alternatives. For the rest of us, using glut

Job Skills For The 21st Century The Job Hunter BY RABBI MORDECHAI KRUGER Poetry Wasnt expecting that one. My client was a twentysomething yeshiva graduate currently working in a juniorlevel business p

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Securing Your Home In Israel This week in Israel was Yom HaZikaron. This is a day of memorializing all the brave Israeli soldiers who died while try

A Week Of Yom HaShoah In Poland The Year In Israel BY MAX FRUCHTER Years of speakers, assigned reading material, and school presentations for Yom HaShoah have been an integral part of every year in my

house of this cruel, abominable individual. Yet, despite this frightening setting, we huddled in the basement where unimaginable atrocities were committed and sang in unison some of the most powerful

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The Vote Heard Round The World BY RABBI PESACH LERNER To the chagrin of supporters who confidently predicted otherwise, J Street failed to receive the votes it needed for admission into the Conference

5TJT Puzzle Getting Worse BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Deadly poison 6. Outer follower 10. Not much 14. Positive pole 15. MASH star 16. Gotham villain 17. Harbeh mod 19. Bits for a beagle 20. Kramer invent

J Street Vote Continued from Page 45 have a voice at the Conference table. Traditional Orthodox Jews, whom the media prefer to label ultraOrthodox or Hassidic, care deeply about the land and people of

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My husband is 67 years old and Im 60. Weve been married for close to 40 years and have always had a wonderful marriage. I adore my husband. For the past five

feelings of helplessness, of being unable to fix the situation and freeze time, is understandably creating a sense of outrage within you. There is anger over realizing that life as you know it will ne

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

ond. His apologies and explanations are as autonomic as his email alerts you silently wait for him to return to reality or sometimes you may even seek refuge in your phone, as well, so as to level the

Dangling Conversations Continued from Page 51 ment for the length of this conversation. But she wants to assure you that youre worth more to her than this shortened conversation may indicate, so as a

Jenny Kellers New Cookbook Offers 100 Easy Dessert Recipes Celebrations are times to enjoy good food together, especially sweets, treats, and desserts. Whether at a childs birthday party, holiday gath

Kever Dovid In Danger Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM Frightening rumors forewarn that the State of Israel will transfer control of Kever Dovid Hamelech

of Yeshiva Eitz Chaim in Jerusalem, devoted an entire chapter of his Ir Hakodesh vHamikdash vol. 2, chap. 4 confirming that Mt. Zion was within the Jerusalem of King David. There is little doubt that

Question I am a 27yearold Modern Orthodox guy, and there is a girl I have been dating for almost two years. When I first met her, she was just starting to become frum. Its not that she was completely

ity will develop. Furthermore, you fear that after marriage the spiritual and halachic growth of this girl will intensify much more than you are comfortable with. Being keenly aware of halachah and pr

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Kosher Divorce BY DAVID TEETER What does this mean, kosher divorce Divorce is one of the most stressfilled times in a persons life. However, even during a divorce, the parties have an obligation to ac

Poland Mission A LifeChanging Experience BY SARAH FUCHS HAFTR High Schools first annual Abraham Scharf, zl, HAFTR Poland Mission took place in late March. Rabbi Oppen, Rabbi Hubner, Ms. Shira Oppen, Y

Oppen made a siyum on Masechet Pesachim in honor of Abraham Scharf, zl, and in memory of the six million martyrs. We sang Hatikvah to show the hope that we have as a Jewish nation to continue on and w

Poland Mission Continued from Page 61 a daily basis, and yet may not think twice about it. Even while we were standing there, an elderly lady opened her window and told us to move away. Rabbi Oppen to

while opposing a boycott of items manufactured in Israel proper. My bemusement, though, stems from the fact that a much greater threat to Israel, exposed last year, remains unresolved. I refer to the

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 63 fall on the Gerer shtiebel as they have in the past, and he would surely say he is really happy. The Iron Dome system did not just arrive next to Ashdod pr

GEZEIRAH Continued from Page 27 two other families who also this past year exited their personal Gehinnoms, have organized a major older singles event for Lag BOmer in their city and are committed to

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz Not What We Had Planned As dyedinthewool, wearourheartsonoursleeves Zionists, our anticipation of Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut grows from the minute we finish p


ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 66 noting the 70s Beatles song Imagine. No religion, no nations, no war, etc. Nothing to die for. And that this was a message that was adopted by the youth. Howeve

HANC High Schools Spirited Yom HaAtzmaut Celebration In honor of the 66th anniversary of Israels independence, the students at HANC High School celebrated Yom HaAtzmaut with an incredible spirited cha

ISRAEL TURNS 66 Continued from Page 69 and picked and ate delicious oranges. Viewing the beautiful clear waters of Eilat through the glassbottom boat allowed the children the opportunity to watch col

An Israeli shuk sold refreshments throughout the day while videos of people making aliyah through Nefesh BNefesh played in the hallway. The Yom HaAtzmaut Chagigah, with spirited dancing, live music by

Scenes from the Yom HaAtzmaut celebration at the JCC of the Greater Five Towns Early Childhood Center 72 May 9, 2014 5 TOWNS JEWISH TIMES

Celebrating Israel With Manhigut Yehudit The annual Manhigut Yehudit dinner took place this past Monday night at Terrace on the Park, marking Yom HaAtzmaut, Israels 66th anniversary. The dinner featu

Defending Israel With Spirit And Strength A Conversation With Sgt. Nesanel Silverman BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Nesanel Silverman, an amiable and articulate 24yearold who embodies the essence of a true

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News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ In April 2010, I wrote an article for the Five Towns Jewish Times titled I Heard the Sirens, written after Yom HaShoah and Yom HaZikaron. Every year I watch videos

News From The Hills Continued from Page 81 days touring. The precision of the changing of the guards amazed the girls. Through their studies of the Holocaust they gained a special appreciation for Dan

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS The Fear Fix At 5T Chabad, May 12 How do you respond to, Mommy, Im scared What about when your child wants to miss school for another stomachache or sleep in your room for anothe

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 83 The program is held monthly at Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv, where Ari had learned for a number of years and which was his home away from home. Each program feature

the Center, and founder of the Adopt a Survivor program. Students learned that if the children of their generation do not take on the responsibility of remembering the Holocaust, there will soon be no

insights on THE TORAH A Matter Of Trust BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE This weeks parashah is Behar. The parashah mentions the topic of Shemittah, Vasisem es chukosai...Vinasnah haaretz piryah via

Community News From Around The World Mishmeres Hasholom Event, May 12 What would you say if someone offered you an overflowing kli shel berachah, showering blessing upon you every moment of every day

Community News Continued from Page 87 shared many common goals of working to advance and innovate education for the future in the U.S. and in Israel, Isaac indicated. The officials examined the goals

want to express my appreciation to the NYS Marketplace Exchangeone of the best ACA systems in the nation, created by Governor Andrew Cuomos administrationthat assisted us in getting health coverage to

Community News Continued from Page 89 have awarded approximately 6,000 doctor of philosophy, doctor of osteopathic medicine, doctor of pharmacy, juris doctor, masters, baccalaureate, and associates de


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