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CLASSROOM OF THE FUTURE Continued from Front Cover the world. Yet when you think about the classroom ten years from now, youre probably imagining it to be very similar to what you know today. That won

with an ambiguous 95 in Math accompanied by a short handwritten Doing great you will learn the specific details of the 5 subject matter that the child still needs to improve on. Instead of having to j

CLASSROOM OF THE FUTURE Continued from Page 17 will have to do less rote work after hours i.e., grading papers, they will be able to spend more highquality time thinking about ways to best excite and

WOMEN TO CHOOSE Continued from Front Cover When an Israeli magazine announced it would bestow an award on a group called Efrat, prochoice advocates seldom have scare quotes been so appropriate howled

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover And these are the questions Will the religious parties like Shas and United Torah Judaism be included or excluded from the governing coalition Will Nafatali

WOMEN TO CHOOSE Continued from Page 19 Denigrators of Efrat condemn it, too, for what they allege was the groups role in the death of a young man this past October. Stopped by police after a traffic a

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 20 Rabbi Stav, a graduate of Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav, is the rabbi of the town of Shoham and is a cofounder and the chairman of the Tzohar rabbinical organization. In

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover Not a long time or distanceunless, of course, you had no intention of being in Malibu. Last Thursday I experienced every parents worst nightmare. Its

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover to see and experience what a kosher cruise was like, what it is that so many who have gone before us find so exhilarating and rave about. So let me start at the

ward nineday journey, there is no such thing as, This thing is not working out so well I think Id like to get off at the next stop. But that is not entirely true either. The fact is that the nonKosher

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 25 This experience fortunately was not only about food. We were privileged to hear from one of todays most inspiring and intellectual orators, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Jaco

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When Husbands Misbehave BY DONI JOSZEF The overstressed modern mom is a character we know wellwell enough to stay far out of the way when shes losing it. Her vocal cords consistently exceed their natu

And Yisro, the priest of Midyan, the fatherinlaw of Moshe, heard of all that Gd did for Moshe and His people Israel that Gd had taken Israel out of Egypt Shmos 181 Of what did he hear that he came Of

WHATS YOUR OPINION EMAIL US AT Israeli Airstrikes Against Syria B Y 5 TJ T S TA F F It has been confirmed by U.S. and regional officials that Israel launched an airstrike inside Syria,

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YFR Melaveh Malkah In Israel Over 100 Yeshiva of Far Rockaway alumni learning in Eretz Yisrael joined Rabbi Aaron Brafman and Rabbi Moshe Shonek at a melaveh malkah on motzaei Shabbos Parashas Bo Jan

YOSS Celebrates 56 Years Of Education In celebration of 56 years of Torah education, the Yeshiva of South Shore will honor vibrant community leaders at their 56th annual banquet, to be held on Sunday

YOSS Banquet Continued from Page 35 cochair of the yeshivas board of education. An attorney with Kaye Scholer LLP, Rav Efrems clarity of thought both in the world of litigation and Torah education has

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Question As a guy in my late twenties, I feel that I have enough experience in shidduch dating to voice an annoying concern that many guys talk about. When I get ready for a date, I go through the tro

nongroomed fashion. It reflects a lack of seriousness about the whole enterprise and, possibly, a personal failing as well. And by the way, the same holds true for a boy. As a boy, you can be excused

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman The Great Escape Last week, just before my daughter and soninlaw and their young children left for a week of skiing, I stopped by their house to say goodbye

Well I cant sit in the back because I get nauseouser than you That was when it dawned on me that young parents really are better equipped to deal with young children. Had it been my family, I would ha

5TJT Puzzle The Big Game BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Have Shabbos dinner at home 6. Puerto follower 10. Pastrami purveyor 14. Embarrassment 15. Scored on serve 16. Good grief 17. Turkic language 18. Nasty

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Green Is What We Want So much for global warming This past week has been so cold, I was adding thermals on top of thermals before putting on my coat

No Ones Listening BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER There comes a time in everyones life when he has to get up and speak his mind. In public. And he has my sympathies. A huge portion of the population has a seri

be over even more than you do. So youll be okay. 3. That said, most of the time, people are not sitting in the audience scrutinizing what you have to say. Theyre just secretly happy that theyre not th

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Chasing The Sun Who would have thought that just one week ago I was wandering around town in 70degree weather The sun was shining, and we were feasting on

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MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 46 less overwhelmed by not having to walk through the entire plane to be seated. What a wonderful experience we had Upon our arrival, we found our rental car withou

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Dough Adir Rebbe Abba says that on Shabbos one is obligated to recite HaMotzi on two loaves of bread Shabbos 117b. This is to commemorate the double portion

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 49 entire growing process should have been so difficult that it would have been virtually impossible to make bread. However, because Adam HaRishon confessed his s

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BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Portrait Problem Outside the beis medrash of Yeshiva Gedolei Yisrael, Mr. Gross sold framed portraits of many gedolim. D

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Why We Need Pesach Osina BY RICHARD ALTABE FAR ROCKAWAY JEWISH ALLIANCE If there is one major lesson to be learned from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, it is that when push comes to shove and our

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Excitement Builds For 46th Annual Shor Yoshuv Dinner BY LEAH GOLDMAN The Shor Yoshuv 46th annual dinner will be held iyH on Monday, February 18, at the Sands of Atlantic Beach. Guests of Honor Nosson

the executive board of the OU as well as the founding chairman of its Young Leadership cabinet. He is also a member of the Conference of Young Jewish Presidents. Charlie and Dena are members of Congre

TAG Celebrates 50th Year Of Chinuch HaBanos Go for the gold That is what the administration of Torah Academy for Girls had in mind to help commemorate their 50th anniversary dinner. And strike gold th

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TAG Dinner Continued from Page 58 tional models maintaining the lowest tax levies on Long Island over a fiveyear period maintaining all academic and extracurricular programs by reducing costs in nonin

music, painting, water play, baking, sand tables, and much more. The directors of the new program are Tzivia Kramer and Chavi Stern, both of whom have years of valuable and respected experience. Tzivi

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW On The Other Hand . . . Two weeks ago, a woman wrote in to me about her relationship with her married daughter, Tzippy, who had been living in Baltimore. Its seems that,

alienates her husband from his family and former friends. It goes both ways. But for the purpose of this column, I am focusing on the wife being the victim. To the mother who wrote in, let me say This


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 61 ments. Not only did each of the 80plus bachurim respectfully listen to their fellow talmids words of chizuk and divrei Torah, they often made reference to


AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 with Sandy Hooks school colors, green and white. The bracelets read Sandy Hook, Always in Our Hearts and are being sold for 2 apiece the profits will be do

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 rently, which include a 100,000 raffle to benefit TOVA and four other events in Far Rockaway, North Woodmere, Cedarhurst, and Bayswater details to be annou

The Five Towns Chabad group at Shilo The mission volunteered with Israels Project LeketIsraels National Food Bank, gleaning fruits for distribution to Israels needy. Everyone enthusiastically partic

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 71 feed well over 400 families that week. A highlight of the trip was visiting an army base up north and sponsoring, along with Five Towns community members,

A special program for children will be included. Cost is 30 per adult and 18 per child ages 213. Reservations are required and space is limited. Call 5162952478 or visit Achiez

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insights on THE TORAH Was Yisros Advice Good For The Jews BY RABBI YITZCHOK D. FRANKEL AGUDATH ISRAEL OF THE FIVE TOWNS You shall seek out from among all the people men of valor, fearing of Gd, men o

YISROS ADVICE Continued from Page 75 Moshe Rabbeinu said eichah when Klal Yisrael were at their highest level. However, these seeds of discontent between man and his fellow led to the cheit hameraglim

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CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 81 MISCELLANEOUS Yeshiva of South Shore has some membership openings in its burial society. By purchasing an individual, couple or family membership, you will be en


JetSetting To The Caribbean, Kosher Style BY LISA ALCALAY KLUG JERUSALEM POST Every kosher traveler knows that hauling along food, dishes, and a toaster oven isnt exactly anyones idea of a vacation.

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Kocierge Continued from Page 85 size bedrooms with full private baths, including a twostory master suite with a master bath with Jacuzzi and two private balconies facing the pool and the ocean. The re

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Im going on a Bubbie vacation. Thats a working vacation, traveling to your kids, wherever they may be living, to help out. In my case Im going to Israel to see my

News From The Hills Continued from Page 87 morning as part of her annual visit to raise awareness of and funds for the school. Hosts Aurora Goldberger and S. Malkah Cohen were delighted to join some t

Community News From Around The World No Cure, But Plenty To HEAL For ALS Victims By Frimet Blum Eightyearold Chaim T. is a healthy little boy, but he too is a victim of ALS. His father, a oncevibrant

Community News Continued from Page 89 patients care, there is no income at all. For ALS families, putting food on the table and paying rent and tuition are impossible burdens. But that is not all. Chi

that they sang were both emotional and momentous. All in attendance beamed with pride as they listened to their children sing these traditional Sephardi songs. Why was this particular heartfelt cresce


Community News Continued from Page 91 and faculty and create many opportunities for collaboration as they address a wide spectrum of issues that increasingly impact law and medicine. Beginning in the

Community News Continued from Page 93 Children Teens Assessment and Intervention Strategies, presented on January 9, provided mental health professionals a unique opportunity to learn valuable insigh

OUs Teach NYS Partnership Testifies In Albany Jeff Leb, political director for the Orthodox Unions Teach NYS Partnership, testified in Albany before a joint legislative committee on key issues related

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 95 Too Much Oneg I think we reached an alltime high of extreme gashmiyus. The hotel ads for Pesach do nothing to honor the memory of our brethren who lived u

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