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See Page 12 See Page 99 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island See Pages 35 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 13 NO. 20 28 SHEVAT 5773 FEBRUARY 8, 2013 FROM THE ED

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P.O. BOX 690, LAWRENCE, NY 11559 5165690502 LARRY GORDON PublisherEditor ESTA J. GORDON Managing Editor YOSSY GORDON, YOCHANAN GORDON Sales Managers CHANA ROCHEL ROSS Assis

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover There were lots of hopes, dreams, and even rumors about the property. The JCC of the Five Towns was very definitive that not only did they want the property to b

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 8 Two pieces of information are vital at this point. One is that there will be a districtwide referendum on March 20, when the community residents can vote to accept o

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 13 loon as they continue to do in other school districts, like the neighboring 14 district, this board has held the line on costs, and except for slight adjustments tha

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 14 already out there imploring residents to vote no to the sale. The medical people are planning a series of Town Halltype meetings to present their case to the communi

MEDICAL OFFICE Continued from Page 18 prehensive outpatient medical office serving the Five Towns community. The new facility would be leased and operated by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sina

YUS GLOBAL MISSION Continued from Front Cover Affording 91 of their rising stars the opportunity to shine as they honed their leadership skills, Yeshiva Universitys Center for the Jewish Future sent t

MEDICAL OFFICE Continued from Page 19 experience of an integrated multispecialty medical practice, said Simeon Schwartz, MD, a consultant to Mount Sinai. It is our experience that they like the conven

YUS GLOBAL MISSION Continued from Page 20 media to create multidimensional biographies. The students were also active in the respective host communities, working with youth at risk and running worksho

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover who sits in the coalition, these will be largely cosmetic changes as Israel continues on the course it has chartered from its inception in 1948 to this point

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 23 antisettler and often antireligious agenda. This, Eyal points out, is not only true of the oversized government bureaucracy but is a symptom that exists in the j

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THE REAL SCHUMER Continued from Front Cover Why call out Mr. Schumer when every Democrat seems to be supporting the Hagel nomination Because nobody else has spent more time convincing us that they are

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 25 On the matter of effecting changes in the law, in a democratic country such as Israel it is a very slow and sometimes painful process. Laws that have been on the

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover It is unfortunate that the above quotes are not exactly foreign in some of our shuls. The main factor, of course, is to keep shalom, peace, and one should n

that one should never have more than ten aliyos because this is an excessive burden upon the congregation. It should also be noted that when there are two or more of equal levels, lots should be drawn

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Sandy May Offer Some Tax Relief BY STEVEN SCHLACHTER, CPA, MBA Personal casualty losses. It has been almost 12 weeks since Hurricane Sandy unleashed its wrath along the East Coast. Many that suffered

Ed Koch, FDR, And The Holocaust BY RAFAEL MEDOFF Mayor Koch last night took on the ghost of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, an item in the New York Daily News in 1988 began, which probably surprised

Tax Relief Continued from Page 33 be reduced by actual or reasonably expected insurance reimbursement. Failure to file an insurance claim in the hope of increasing the deduction will not work. The IRS

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Slim Pickins BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER I find that Ive written a lot of dumb criminal articles over the years. Meaning that the criminals were dumb. The articles werent great either. If thats what this a

dow than sometime between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The strange thing is that its actually easier to steal a bridge than to steal what youd think people would be stealing, which is a car. People l

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insights on THE TORAH Mishpatim Is Religion Still Relevant From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN Cyberspace, outer space, inner space. Genome maps, globalization, going to Mars. Smart cards, smart

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Solution To Previous 5TJT Puzzle The Big Game 1 real estate mortgage financing 13 E A T 2 3 4 I 5 N 6 R 7 I 8 C O 9 10 16 19 22 D E L 11 12 By Anessa V. Cohen I 14 17 20 23 28

waiting endlessly for their insurance companies to finish settling with them, some have simply decided not to wait out the insurance companies any longer but to dip into whatever funds they have handy

Israels Bread And Butter Dilemma Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Judging by the results, it is fairly accurate to state that the public voted almost exclusively on alleviating the alleged plight of I

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pro bono to keep their rsums active. These girls still seek what they assume to be their educational equal. So where does that leave you and the many outstanding guys in your situation Believe it or n

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DATING FORUM Continued from Page 49 speak ad lib, from the hip. To me, it sounds counterintuitive. A frum fellow who is in business, making good money, and looking handsome while doing it . . . is har

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian The Missing Money Were flying to Israel tonight for a months stay to visit our children who live there, Mr. Hirsch told

offered to help him without charging for my services. In the morning, we went shopping to purchase the ingredients we needed and agreed to meet again at 100 to start cooking the food. Now an important

THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz and a condiment for grilled cheese and other sandwiches, chicken, or steak. Top a salad of freshcut veggies with guacamole to skip on the carbs and dressings. Spicy Guac

Harmony At Shor Yoshuv When you lend money to any of My people Shmos 2224 Wherever the Torah says the word im if or when, the implication is that we are speaking of an action that is optional, except

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Shulamiths Tree Of Life At the Shulamith School for Girls Early Childhood program, they are cognizant that the early years of a childs life are likened to the roots of a tree. With Tehillim, patience

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman A Second Chance At Love It is so nice to love again. And that I surely do I refer not to the love that I have for my children and my grandchildren that one

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Word To The Wise People sometimes find themselves trapped in a conversation about a topic that they find rather boring. Sports fans love to discuss their fav

against shooing the individual away. The Gemara in Shabbos quotes Rav Yehudah, who was in turn quoting Rav, that hosting guests is greater than greeting the Divine Presence. This lesson is derived fro

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I have three children two boys, and a daughter in the middle. Maybe because my own relationship with my mother was never great, even as a kid I thought about

expand on it by adding other meaningful layers to your life. You mentioned your desire to spend alone time with your husband. Thats such a wonderful thing and says much about your marriage. So many co

MINDBIZ Continued from Page 63 green towels or the yellow ones. Its a good time for her to start learning how to make decisions on her own. You wont always be around for her to check in with. Maybe yo



News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ Im writing today from my flight to Israel, and we will be landing soon. I must say that the flight went pretty fast, partly, I believe, because the entertainment s

News From The Hills Continued from Page 67 small voices sang melodic songs with huge messages about the meaning of tefillah. Their pride in what they accomplished was evident in every students smile.

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Beth Sholom Has Not Forgotten While New Yorkers move on with their lives after the devastation of the hurricane, some victims of Sandy are still suffering. Even local, state, and

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 69 I look forward to spending the year in Israel in order to broaden my knowledge and have a deeper understanding of Judaism, says Giller. Learning about our

recent years. Whether it was his work as an active board member of the Jewish Community Council JCCRP, Far Rockaway Jewish Alliance, and Community Emergency Response Team CERT, Pesach has been a real

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 73 ways were thronged with current and hopeful students making their way to their various classrooms. SKA binders filled with SKA paraphernalia were among the

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 75 a teacher at Machon Basya Rochel. Varying Tuesdays and Thursdays in February and March. This course will be a review of the halachos and hashkafos of tahar

to express gratitude to Hashem for his infinite kindness and, for that matter, to anyone who has extended themselves on our behalf, whether materially, emotionally, or financially. For tickets call 64

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 77 Nivneh would like to thank CAF for so generously helping those who still needed beds and appliances. Our thanks to Harry Skydell and Michael Landau of the

children with ageappropriate lessons and stories, teaching Torah to them in a way that they can understand and relate to. The general education program is tops. Children learn concepts in creative, ha

Community News From Around The World When Theres No Cure, Parkers Can Help When medicine no longer offers a cure, Parkers communityinpatient hospice offers highly specialized care for terminally ill p

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CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 83 REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Inwood New to market. Charming Victorian on quiet treelined street with water view. 7BR, great for large family. A must see 499K 5 Towns Ho

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Community News Continued from Page 80 efforts bore fruit. He unearthed mekomos hakedoshim that had been lying unattended for many years. These righteous deeds taught me the meaning of faith and trust

Community News Continued from Page 87 will be hosting an evening where, perhaps, you can get the answer to that question. You can learn more about the foster parenting process directly from the Ohel f

Rebuffing The Winds Of Change In Yesha The winter season is normally a relatively quiet period in Israel with security breaches at an annual lowparticularly this year with large amounts of rain, unusu

Community News Continued from Page 89 These outrageous attacks take place in broad daylight all days of the week in places as varied as Suiessia, Bat Ayin, Maaleh Rechavam, and Elazar in the south and

cient in their handgun use and multiply their firepower, MY will supply these volunteers with an FAB attachment which turns a semiautomatic handgun into a mini assault rifle with a day night reflex si

Community News Continued from Page 91 includes all taxes and gratuities. Dont miss this opportunity as the hotel management has decided to cap reservations at 400 guests. Rooms are going fast. The pro

JEP Hosts First Public Appearance Of PingPong Champ By Rivka Dienstag Pingpong balls flew through the air as the girls attending JEPs Camp Nageela shabbaton were treated to a glimpse of Estee Ackerman

letters to THE EDITOR Lessons I Learned From Sandy Dear Project Nivneh, I dont know why, but I have been trying desperately to figure out why me There must be a reason why my home got hit worse than o

Its OK not to be OK. Hashem sends help in all kind of ways. Be open to look for it. Look for the silver lining in everything. Davening comes in many ways. Talk to Hashem. What we think we need and wha

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 95 modesty. He is also committed to being fair and equitable to all citizens within the district. Pesach presents himself as the average Joe. In a world where

Summer Cruising With Kosherica BY YOCHANAN GORDON Having already traveled a number of times with Kosherica, I recall a conversation I had with Helit Edelstein prior to our first cruising experience. S


If men strive together, and one smite another with a stone or with his fist . . . Shmos 2118 A person is always liable for damage he causes whether inadvertently or willfully, whether awake or asleep

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For meals with mazel, count on fresh fish from Brachs Fresh fish cooked to order just 1 per lb. Featuring flounder rolled with spicy salmon lemon pepper tilapia spicy tuna stuffed tuna salmon terya


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