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See Pages 35 See Page 10 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 33 5 IYAR 5776 MAY 13, 2016 Netanyahu To War Orphans I Und

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover state of Israel was declared by David BenGurion 68 years ago. Its a great historic occurrence that most of us contemplate in the course of the day with at le


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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 ers. Ive observed these folks in the past in Washington, DC, at the AIPAC Policy Conferences, and even a few years ago at a Christians United For Israel conventio

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover or in this fashion. I sit in shul on Shabbos morning in a building somewhat set back from Broadway, a main thoroughfare of the Five Towns. There is rarely a Shab

LUACH May 1July July12 May 219 ZIP Code 11516 4 Iyar Thursday, May 12 Yom HaAtzmaut 5 Iyar Friday, May 13 Daf yomi Kiddushin 63 Omer day Day 20 Zmanim Earliest TallisTefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover peers. Ilana Wernick is steadfast in her commitment to Yiddishkeit and her responsibility as a Modern Orthodox Jew. The award was not given for work th

Misplaced Sympathy Dear Editor, In his column last week regarding the Sheldon Silver affair, it seems that Benjamin Brafman ought to know better. As King Solomon cautions us, mercy is to be applied co

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 15 true, as Mr. Brafman states, that we are indeed limited in our capacity to forgive Sheldon Silver for his deeds, we should feel equally incapacitated in ou

activists, to write a personal letter to the judge prior to sentencing to ask for leniency. I did so, and it was read in court prior to sentencing. I was shocked when I received a call a few days late

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RACHMANUS Continued from Page 17 called several people that I knew had a strong relationship with him before his disgrace, and asked them to reach out to him with a quick call or text. Not one agreed

RACHMANUS Continued from Page 19 his psak and had him arrested, as he had a din of a rodef. Then Rav Moshe asked what they had done to get him a lawyer, kosher food, contact with his family, etc. Rav

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Netanyahu To IDF Orphans I Know What Youre Going Through In preparation for Israels Memorial Day, 13 Israeli orphans whose deceased parents were IDF soldiers killed in the line of duty met with Prime

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IDF Orphans Continued from Page 22 invited to attend a special memorial event at the Knesset on Israels Memorial Day, in which the IDFWO childrens choir will perform an emotional song that they releas

Clubs have been established that allow students to accommodate their religious needs. One example is a morning minyan club that allows students to participate. All this and more continues to happen wh

Blissfully Blessed I consider myself the most blessed man in the world. Two nights ago, my daughter Chaviva married the most wonderful boy, Eli, from the most wonderful family, the Hofstatters from Br

Richard is not Jewish. You might have seen him at the wedding sitting next to my father. I guarantee you he had never seen anything like this before. We set a seat for Richard at the table, and this r

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The Sefiros And The Self BOOK REVIEW BY MICHELE JUSTIC Why are people so strange We want to be successful yet often sabotage ourselves. We claim to be moral and caring, but a readthrough of the days n

Building Our Future With Ateres Yaakov From the moment a talmid enters the portals of Mesivta Ateres Yaakov, he is embraced by a steadfast commitment to his personal and academic success. The mesivtas

MAY Dinner Continued from Page 33 tion for Life, Torah for Life. Although he graduated many years ago, Avi has remained close with many of his rebbeim and often seeks their guidance. Jack Merkin, ah

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MAY Dinner Continued from Page 34 limud haTorah and academic excellence. The MAY Arista awards program recognizes students who demonstrate exemplary effort in specific areas of study, and it is only f

facilitates, as Yidden spanning the entire spectrum of Torah observant Jewry join daily to learn the same daf of Mishnah Berurah. Rav Yonason Sacks, rav of the Agudas Yisrael of Passaic, represented t

Dirshu Continued from Page 37 The 6th, 7th, and 8th grades are all learning daf hayomi bhalacha in class as their halachic limud. Providentially, the hanhalah of Dirshu arrived during the halacha peri

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian NoChoice Compromise Id like to remind you about the 10,000 that you borrowed last year, Mr. Naiman said to his neighbor,

woman is joining the couple, rather than two independent people A. The determining factor for these matters is the intent of the people involved. However, their intent is not always clear. We will pre

Dear Esther, I think I may have created a monster Heres the background. Imagine my excitement when, after I gave birth to four sons, my daughter was born. I was over the moon with joy and immediately

to make for dinner. When she had her first child, she needed my advice about childrearing every step of the way. Still OK, though I started feeling as though I needed some space already. As my own lif

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 43 cord that binds me and Sarah is very appealing to me now. How does one do that How does a mother shift the balance of her relationship with her daughter after its been s

Everyday Miracles At HASC Part 4 Simchaton BY DAN BUTLER Nowadays, the upgraded and winterized Camp HASC facilities serve as the perfect home for the oneofakind Simchaton, a threeday retreat with Simc

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Appropriate Appellations When it comes to communication, the choice of words is important. Most words are innocuous, but some are unpleasant. Others are all


CLEAR Goals 5 Tips To Keeping Your Marriage Fresh and Sacred BY RABBI NATANEL LAUER Creating a healthy and happy relationship requires effort and determination. A good relationship might develop over

5 Respect from external sources is a key ingredient to a healthy selfimage. The Alter from Slobodka, Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel, ztl, explains that selfrespect and selfworth is the very force of life. If

BUDGET WEDDINGS Continued from Page 49 stuffed with something that would not have been presentable on its own, so they had to hide it in the chicken. But what do people do They cut the smorg down to s


Liska Traditions Live On Question My daughter is semiengaged. The boy didnt officially propose to her, but we have a wedding date and we are discussing who is paying for what before the official lcha

moment their children are born is a blessing you should be eternally grateful for. Moreover, your daughter and her soontobe chassan were fortunate to find each other. That is huge I hope you will appr

shabbaton on June 4 in partnership with DineNMeet and Young Israel of Woodmere. Celebrating more than 250 engagements in just a few years of existence, YUConnects serves as a onestop dat its unique s

Simcha Its All in Your Head Our Common Language BY GAVRIEL ARYEH SANDERS You may have heard that Eskimos have many words for snow. Originally mentioned in 1911 by linguist Frank Boas, the idea rea

The Wedding Chuppah Further Rulings Of Rav Elyashiv On Weddings Halachic Musings BY RABBI YAIR HOFFMAN As mentioned in a previous article, Rav Lipa Israelson has compiled an asyetunpublished manuscrip

However, in regard to all matters discussed above where the bride and groom must have these things in mind, if they did not have such an intention at the time, but they did know beforehand that they h


5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Celebrity Celebrations BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Mocks 6. Kind of korban 11. Seinfeld invention 14. Gladiator setting 15. side Move 16. Made like Cruz and Rubio

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Halachic Musings Continued from Page 57 Baka Evolution And Revolution BY GEDALIAH BORVICK Bakanow an upscale familyoriented community in southern Jerusalemhas come a long way since its humble beginni

430 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Mishnah Berurah Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 500 am Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv Magid Shiur Rabbi Shmuel Grossman 515 am Y.I. of Woodmere Magid Shiur Rabbi Rafael Fink 530 am Chofet

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Six Life Insurance Beneficiary Mistakes To Avoid PROVIDED BY AVI ASHKENAZY your named beneficiary may die before you. If the beneficiaries you designated are not living at your death, the insurance co

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Yom HaShoah, Mothers Day, Yom HaZikaron, and Yom HaAtzmaautis there any connection I think so. For one thing, mothers play a role in everything. In the Holocaust, brave women protected and hid their c

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 72 Shevach Students Motivated by the Sweetness of Chesed. To culminate Shevach High Schools journey through Chesedland, the theme of their chesed program this y

Breaks Over I know Ive taken too much time off from writing when my motherinlaw starts relaying messages to me that people are commenting that I havent written. Thanks to all those who have missed me

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 75 We had a nice time having all the kids together. For the first time ever, Goldie sent the kids on a day trip by themselves and we took an Abba and Eema trip our

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REAL ESTATE Continued from Page 76 is some leftover money from other projects. In the interest of energy efficiency, people are ready to use public transportation rather than bring their cars into the

ing their feelings and receiving supportwhich is a huge help, a must, in the recovery from eating disorders. To do so, to post that recovery is scary, that they sometimes feel they are relapsing, that

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 79 ship Dinner. The dinner is the cornerstone of the schools scholarship campaign, the success of which ensures Midreshet Shalhevets longstanding policy to pr

Yom HaShoah with Mr. Alex Konstantyn at HANC Middle School Then Mr. Konstantyn told his story. He was a young boy in Poland when his parents realized they needed to escape the Nazis. His father had c

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 Another part of Mr. Starcks story involved tefillin. On the train platform in Auschwitz, his father had instructed him not to part with his tefillin, but i

seniors complete their internships, they will then come back to school to present what they learned from the experience to a panel of faculty members. The SYO program is the perfect culmination to fou

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 83 those who were lost, and to be thankful for what Am Yisrael has become. ORA Barbecue To Benefit Agunot A barbecue fundraiser to benefit the Organization

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Welcoming Friends Of The IDF PHOTO BY GENE LESSERSON PHOTOGRAPHY AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 91 for Lag BaOmer. Mark this auspicious day in the traditional way with bonfire, games, and

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 92 wabne by their own Polish neighbors. In July 1941, the Poles in that town herded 1,300 Jews into a barn, doused it with kerosene, and burned all of the Jew

insights on THE TORAH Kedoshim Spiritual versus Holy From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN You shall be holy. Vayikra 192 In a parashah in which we read the golden rule of Love thy neighbor as

Independence Day 2016 Closing Circles in the Forest BY TOBY KLEIN GREENWALD My inlaws got married in a forest in Slovakia during the Holocaust in 1942. They gave birth to a little boy, and about six m

is the Israeli custom, a family member went up on stage with the officer being promoted and, as his commanding officer placed the new symbol of rank on his right shoulder flap, his family member usual

THE COLOR OF CHESED Continued from Page 97 persecution resettling in America. After the Holocaust, the mission of the organization was expanded to help survivors of the Shoah from all European countri

ket, lined with fabric matching your color scheme. Menu variety. Make sure to plan a menu of dishes that include different foods. You can do a couple lettuce salads, cabbage salad, pasta salad, rice s

bine the sugar and cornstarch. Mix to combine and add the blueberries, water, and lemon juice and zest. Mix to combine and bring to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute and then

Donald Trump Adviser To Attend JBiz Expo With just three weeks to go until the JBiz Expo and Business Conference, Jason Dov Greenblatt, executive vice president and chief legal officer at the Trump Or

JCC Upcoming Events Camp Friendship. For children with special needs, ages 512. Provides quality care and fun for campers. Campers participate in typical daily camp activities such as swimming, art, c

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