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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover you can eat where you want to but not necessarily what you want to. But on Shavuos, he would say, you can eat what you want, where you want. And that, you wi

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 9 The focus of that article was the relationship between usthe Jewish peopleand the events surrounding the giving of the Torah at Sinai that we commemorate over thi

this yom tov. For that matter, cheesecake on Shavuos is not on the same plane as eating in the sukkah or the matzos on Pesachwhich are vital to the mitzvos of those holidaysor even the apple dipped in


FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 11 ages have had high aspects of Torah revealed to them while they were asleep. Our forefather Yaakov saw the entire future of the Jewish people, from beginning unt

STANDING WITH ISRAEL Continued from Page 13 to divest from those companies. Senator Todd Kaminsky stood alongside Governor Andrew Cuomo as he signed the order and confirmed, Governor Cuomos executive

clear blow against the hateful and divisive BDS movement. I commend the Governor for taking a stand. In our neck of the woods, Cuomos legislation might seem logical and support of Israel second nature

STANDING WITH ISRAEL Continued from Page 15 Young Israel of LawrenceCedarhurst that the town would be one of the first municipalities in New York State to consider legislation prohibiting town governm

currently being followed by close to 5,000 people, is five mishnayos, and they finished Shishah Sidrei Mishnah multiple times. We observe people who dedicate campuses for yeshivas, or pop out fabulous

Shifting Leaders In Lawrence On June 21, Lawrence Village residents are urged to vote for a new mayor and two trustees. Martin Oliner, first elected in 2010, will not seek reelection as mayor due to t

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 18 The first was in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, when I purchased a generator for our home in an effort to never again be caught in such a helpless, desperate situ

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 20 lation. His presence will certainly be missed. Although the void he leaves will be large, we wish him nothing but tremendous hatzlachah as he embarks on the next cha

tations, thinking that we have all the answers. Rather, go in optimistically, understanding that relationships involve both give and take and the willingness to work hard and accept those parts of the

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Farewell To A Man Of Peace BY LAWRENCE KULAK This past week, we lost a giant of a man, who, aside from the shows he put on in the ring, demonstrated to the world the power of one man and his convictio

And these are the generations of Aharon and Moshe . . . Nadav, Avihu, Elazar and Itamar Bamidbar 312 Why did Moshes sons not merit to be in the leadership of Israel Because they did not experience the

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Jamming In June Miracle On Hard Court MTA Lions Defeat TopSeeded Cobras By Ezra Wildes On Tuesday night, the MTA Lions tennis team came to the courts determined to win their last match of the season.

A Real Champion HANC champions 2016 der, is one of the most spectacular in the New York metropolitan area. It includes fabulous vistas over Greenwood Lake, as well as fascinating puddingstone rock f

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 29 enberg, a hat trick 3 goals by Meir Levy, and a clutch goal with only 17 seconds left by Yonatan Gazal. It was an absolutely thrilling game and the fan support was

Cressida Bellinspired flower candy cake insane for trying that. Which brings me to my first ever attempt at a Cressida Bell cake. Who is Cressida Bell Shes an incredibly talented British artist, spec

The Guys That Bind BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER There comes a time in every sefers life when you ask, Should I bind this Except with bentchers. I guess staples hold. For some people, this time comes right a

can get that page laminated. You dont even need the whole Gemarajust the one sheet. Carry it around like a Kiddush Levanah card. You could even clean the coffee off of it. Another reason that every ye

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insights on THE TORAH Bamidbar Missing Jews From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN How many Jews are there in the world Is it 13 million Perhaps 14 million, if youre feeling generous. How many Jews

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian I Tried My Best Shavuos is here Rabbi Dayan announced to a group of 10thgrade students. Someone has sponsored 50 gift ce

The Gemara Sanhedrin 77b discusses one who removes a plug from a dam, and consequently water rushed in and killed someone. The Gemara states that if the person died from the initial rush of water koac

Question Lately, most people I know have been getting engaged through friends setting them up. At 28 years old, I still havent found my bashert. Im looking for a normal guy. I must have tried every sh

paid for the time they spend interviewing singles and conducting searches for compatible matches. Some people feel that the shadchan who charges money will put more time and energy into the search. Th

Special For Shavuot Waldorf Astorias Famed Red Velvet Cakes Claude Bensimon, a confectioner and baker born and trained in France who today serves as the pastry chef at the awardwinning WaldorfAstoria

Dont Feel Deprived Diet Cheesecake B Y P. S A M U E L S Most of us have been on diets, usually more than once. Pesach, with its food restrictions and emphasis on starchy and fried foods, creates havoc

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Animal Rights Gone Wrong Not long ago, a hunter killed a supposedly famous lion in Zimbabwe by the name of Cecil. The killing was done strictly for sport, a

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Pool Precautions Each year, at around this time, I write an article about pool safety. Some might ask why I repeat the same warnings year after year

Then And Now When I was looking for an apartment in the Five Towns area that would be walkable to the business district, specifically Central Avenue, one of the top five things on my must have list wa

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MY JOURNEY Continued from Page 44 cooking, baking, sewing, ironing, washing clothes and dishes and diapers, and taking care of the children, when would she have had time for peace and quiet, let alone


Symphony Of A Simcha Aaron Teitelbaum Orchestrates Musical Magic BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Aaron Teitelbaum has raised the bar in simcha music. As the leader of Aaron Teitelbaum Orchestra and Producti

chuppah preludes. You are also going to see a return to the timeless classicsthe great songs of MBD and Avraham Fried, with choreography, Joe says. There is also an interesting third trendChassidic Te

A New Floral Benchmark PHOTO BY IRA THOMAS CREATIONS PHOTO BY AZAMRA DJ On Sunday, May 29, a new bench was donated to the village of Lawrence in honor of Chris Stefans many years of floral service t

SHALOM Continued from Page 49 imparted to the bride and groom. Such classes focusing on the physical parts of the marriage and related halachos are essential to the marriage and are thankfully the nor

The Seven Days Of Feasting As mentioned in previous articles, Rav Lipa Israelson has compiled an asyetunpublished manuscript of rulings, advice, and responsa of his grandfather, the posek hador, HaGao

ebration begins with the chuppah. Therefore, if the chuppah is held before sundown and the meal is held at night, we count the seven days from the chuppah and not from the meal. Even if the chuppah wa

THE SEVEN DAYS Continued from Page 53 fore, writing is permitted when necessary. Likewise, laundering is also permitted. One may also write words of Torah, even using a computer. It is also permitted

Even though it was explained earlier regarding the reciting of sheva berachos that we count from the time of the chuppah that is, from the day, this is only in regard to saying the blessings. For out

THE SEVEN DAYS Continued from Page 55 even before the night, since he has removed his residency from his parents homefor he will not sleep there anymore. It is thus considered that his residency is he



Two Parades, A World Apart In the past three days, our country has seen two different annual events that have critical importance to their adherents. These events saw dramatic turnouts and were termed

Dear Esther, I grew up with a slim, stunning, beautiful best friend. When she walked into a room, everyone stared. She always dressed beautifully and stylishly. Her height and slim figure made her the

ing if there is anything I can say or do to encourage her to get with the program. Like the rest of us, she needs to learn how to cover up a little. We all have bulges here and there that we try to co

ALIYAH CHRONICLE Continued from Page 59 ists. We might not be making parades for them. But well give them kibbudim in shul and happily take their money and honor them at fundraisers. Im not saying tha

The gorilla incident is still in the news. A woman who videotaped the gorilla attacking the little boy who jumped or fell into the moat at the Cincinnati Zoo said that the boy had just a few seconds l

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 63 dents from first through fourth grades invite family to shep nachas at their accomplishments as authors. Grandparents and parents went into classrooms to wa

Dirshu Holds Siyumim On Seder Nashim BY CHAIM GOLD A massive crowd joined the Skulener Rebbe, shlita, the SanzKlausenberger Rebbe, shlita, and other prominent admorim and rabbanim to celebrate the Dir

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword 49 Days Later BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Sci. course 5. Press at BenGurion 10. HAFTRs western Sarachek rivals 14. Lois created by Jerry Siegel 15. Team run by a B

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Dirshu Continued from Page 65 Rav Dovid Olewski, the Gerer Rosh Yeshiva, explained, Dirshu has created a new entity called a Dirshu home. A Dirshu home is one in which Torah, and particularly the Tora

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Jew In The Workplace Symposium For Singles On Leil Shavuos Can I attend a workplace conference on Shabbos Must I take a shomer Shabbos medical residency Is a Jewish coworker allo

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Lessons From Rus On Shavuos, we read the Megillah of Rus. Rus is the quintessential giores tzeddek, who accompanied her motherinlaw to Eretz Yisrael and eventually became the progenitor of Dovid HaMel

The Sephardic community, which had lived in relative peace with their Arab neighbors for 2,700 years, found itself the victim of vile and blatant hatred and antiSemitism. With the founding of Israel i

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 upcoming renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding MoU, an agreement made between the U.S. and Israeli governments. The cur a senior leader of the Torah

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Kaminsky Fights To Block Financial Support Of Iran In an effort to prevent New York State from providing financial support to Iran, and further efforts to protect Israel, Senator Todd Kaminsky cospons

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 78 The fastmoving program was done entirely by videos, which can be viewed on the Shulamith website. and inclusive of technology in the educational process.

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 81 provided by incoming ninthgrade parent Shlomo Katz of Elite Caterers. Politically and communally active Rabbi Aryeh Lightstone, firstyear parent of a Shula

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 82 dors, the speakers, the venue, the attendance made a successful event, and the resource directory ensures that this was not just an expo, but an organizati

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 90 The leibidikeit, which continued throughout the Shabbos, was unparalleled, with incredible singing and dancing at all meals. Rav Shafier commented on how i

bachur and each avreich. Whether its understanding pshat in a Gemara or a Rabbi Akiva Eiger, whether its navigating a shidduch, whether its getting married, or any other of the myriad of challenges th

315K Raised At Community Event For Israels Soldiers More than 400 community leaders gathered Wednesday, June 1, at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces FIDF

Yes, They Can Shalva Empowers Every Child To Succeed BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Shalva leads the way the world understands, cares for, and embraces disability. Yossi Samuels is the inspiration behind i

Shalva Continued from Page 95 his heart and mind to. His successes are a true testament to Shalvas work and mission. Believing that the care of children with disabilities should not be left to the fam

WHATS YOUR OPINION EMAIL US AT 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 Woodmer

YieldStreet Continued from Page 96 triples. Not to say there will never be issues on the platform, but we are confident in the collateral behind our offerings. RMM What is the takeaway for our readers

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 93 until the job was done. The community was grateful and impressed with the level of dedication that they witnessed on part of the 101st precinct and the RNS

Community News Continued from Page 99 first to introduce this unit to patients when they opened their Smithtown West location in November, and then again when their Coram office opened in February. Zw

Leading the rabbinical team for the center is Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser from Congregation Bnei Yitzchok in Brooklyn. Rabbi Goldwasser is the author of The Addicted Soul, a comprehensive analysis of the p

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