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FEATURES Aliyah Chronicle Shmuel Katz 50 31 90 40 97 81 80 42 33 48 57 60 18 68 44 74 Business Halacha R Meir Orlian Classified Ads A Clever Title Goes Here Mordechai Schmutter Community News Arou

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover Since that exchange many years ago, it seems that the stigma of divorce in the frum community has been measurably reduced. A quasicommunity has organized to supp

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 10 group that was featured in the January 30 issue of the 5TJT. The name of the group is both poignant and descriptive, as it states in a specific fashion exactly what

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 11 attorneys, we all too often see men and women who have suffered indescribable physical or emotional abuse and who have been so traumatized that they frequently remai

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover what does halachah have to say about the issue There is a biblical mitzvah of taking safety precautions, as the verse states, Vnishmartem meod lnafshoseiche

retraction of their interpretation of the data. The Lancet editors also admitted that Wakefield had failed to disclose something crucial Wakefield was being funded by lawyers who were representing par

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LUACH February 12February 21 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 24 Shevat Erev Shabbos Friday, February 13 Daf yomi Kesubos 11 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminchah C

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HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 15 were immune to smallpox. Janner realized that anyone who was exposed to cowpox developed immunity to smallpox. In 1798, he developed and promulgated a vaccine f

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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

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MAYOR PARISE Continued from Page 26 visors. His colleagues remember him fondly for his dedication and gentle manner. Supervisor Kate Murray comments, My thoughts and prayers go out to the Parise famil

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MAYOR PARISE Continued from Page 28 ership. Back in 1995, Cedarhurst Park now named in the mayors honor was nothing but a few benches and ball fields. The first thing he did was put up the gazebo. The

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian Plane Aisle Welcome aboard El Al flight LY008 to Israel, the pilot announced. Please fasten your seatbelts and move your

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 31 If people often leave objects there, such as in a loading zone, the passerby is liable, unless it was dark and he couldnt see, continued Rabbi Dayan. He should

insights on THE TORAH One Source BY FIVE TOWNS MARRIAGE INITIATIVE Rashi in the beginning of Mishpatim explains the connection between this parashah and the ones preceding it. The interpersonal laws

Positive Parenting Plus Working To Improve Childrens Behavior One Word At A Time BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Positive Parenting Plus develops effective strategies that work to improve defiant behavior i

seen the good, bad, and ugly of preschool settings. The ones that work the best have a high teachertostudent ratio and have teachers who are constantly talking to the students during play, during stru

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Missed Signals Missing signals is not a good thingand I miss a lot of them. Usually, my problem is with the written word. For example, I get confused about

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THATS THE WAY IT IS Continued from Page 38 tend. I loved it. Relief swept over me. I could make a contribution to this worthwhile organization and feel as if I had actually run in the race in Central

power and would not be using one of those handoperated drills. Because, yes, I needed a root canal. I ended up getting one two hours before the sheva berachos. And then I had to give a speech like tha

Question I am dating someone who is sending me mixed signals. One day she says she misses me all the time, and the next day she gets angry at something that makes no sense and refuses to answer my cal

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My friend Sandy and I have been the best of friends since grade school. Weve always had a lot in common. To begin with, we were both from divorced homes. We u

knows it has turned upsidedown for Sandy. Though you have been able to transition much of your attention to a new player Barryshe is left with a distinct void and no one to fill the newly created hole

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 45 anger you on purpose in order to see what your temperament is like under duress. Since you are still with her, you must be doing something right in the eyes of this

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen Snow, Ice, And Migraines It has been quite a week, with much of our time dedicated to dealing with the snow and ice that has accumulated on a steady

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters Mixes And Mergers Do not cook a kid in its mothers milk. Shmos 2319 Meat stems from the Divine attribute of Justice milk from the attribute of Mercy. S

to crossbreed for the sake of a mitzvah, assuming that we will understand the prohibition as applying to mundane and holy endeavors alike. A Piecemeal Peace The stated aim of Torah is to make peace i

OUR ALIYAH CHRONICLE By Shmuel Katz NeverEnding Voting It seems like we have spent the majority of the past few years in elections. Local elections. National elections. Even the U.S. elections we cas

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Obamas Denial Empowers Islamic State Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER The fundamental fabrication of historical, political, and religious truths about the Palestinian Arabs has created a universal dis

A Legacy Of Pure Chesed Yad Batya LKallah To Hold 27th Annual Benefit Auction BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Yad Batya LKallah was founded in 1988 to provide support to brides in need. When my sister, my o

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5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Standing For BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Most famous commentator 6. Their slogan is Building Israel. One child at a time. 10. Nearby schools 14. Met highlights 15.

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Yad Batya LKallah Continued from Page 53 rich in Torah, rich in ruchniyus, rich in Yiras Shamayim, but who are lacking money. We have the tremendous zchus to help their children build beautiful homes

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insights on THE TORAH Mishpatim Not Yet From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN I shall not drive them away from you in a single year . . . Little by little shall I drive them away. Shmos 232930 Ev

If you were just starting your first business venture and I asked you, Are you a millionaire would you say no, or would you say, Not yet, Im working on it The optimistic entrepreneur will accept that,

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Dirshu Delegation Of Rabbanim Davens For Klal Yisrael In EmotionFilled Trip To Kever Of Chofetz Chaim BY CHAIM GOLD Last week, one of the most moving moments transpired on the hallowed earth where the

that if we properly observe Shabbos we will be saved from tzaros. If we learn Torah, the Chofetz Chaim tells us, the koach haTorah will help us. We beg Hashem give berachah to Klal No words could des

Junior Varsity Play The MTA JV Lions took their home floor against the SAR Sting on Thursday night. MTA won their previous matchup, handing SAR their only loss of the season. They went into this game

itz and Gila Alter on offense and Hindy Goldberg and Shira Alter on defense. Bruriah finished its regular season as a second seed in the playoffs at 102. Playoff Matchups The Yeshiva League High Scho

Mazal Tov Bobover Rebbes Triumphant Visit To Israel Machberes Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World BY RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM On Monday, February 2, Rabbi Ben Zion Halberstam, Bobover Rebbe, ar

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Machberes Continued from Page 68 the Rebbe agreed to come and share in the celebration and stay for two weeks. On Tuesday evening, thousands of Bobover chassidim gathered in Bnei Brak for the Rebbes T

an informer had betrayed them and that Rabbi Shlomo must leave immediately. Rabbi Shlomo instantly fled to Bochnia, Galicia. There he again built a network that was effective in bribing guards and he

Machberes Continued from Page 71 grated to America, arriving on Taanis Esther, March 24, 1946. Bobover chassidim established a beis midrash and yeshiva on West 85th Street, on the upper west side of M

Young Leadership Committee. Rochelle, a speechlanguage pathologist who specializes in the OrtonGillingham multisensory approach, is a volunteer for Safety Kid and Magen Li. Active members of Congregat

SPORTS CENTER Continued from Page 67 HAFTR Central Ramaz Western Division Maayanot SAR Frisch Kushner Westchester 46 36 19 Ramaz Frisch JEC Heschel Boys JV Eastern Rambam DRS Flatbush HANC HAFTR Nort

New Stores Join Cedarhurst Fashion District Teri Schure and Ari Brown came to assist with the ribboncutting and to welcome Savvy Sheek and Art of Needlepoint to their new locations on Cedarhurst Aven

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 74 hospital in Turkey assisting Syrian refugees. According to ISIS reports, she was killed in an airstrike by Jordan, but that hasnt been confirmed. As we go ab

Last Thursday, grades 14 were treated to a lively Shabbos Music and Song Festival. The third and fourth grades presented Shabbos choirs, which were followed by a music video and dancing. Mrs. Karen Da

NEWS FROM THE HILLS Continued from Page 77 inspirational lectures all around the world. He is the author of the popular Maggid Series. Rabbi Krohn is a fifthgeneration mohel, affiliated with numerous

alternative to the densely populated chareidi enclaves of Bnei Brak and Jerusalem without sacrificing the intensity or quality of Torah existence. Immanuel offered the one thing neither Jerusalem nor

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Machmir Or Make Cool Whats black and white and cold all over A Lakewood bachur in the freezer. It was the first Shabbos after Tu BShevat. Someone suggested t

Community News From Around The World Medical Ethics Discussions On Screening And Fertility, February 15 At YU On Sunday, February 15, Yeshiva Universitys Student Medical Ethics Society, Center for the

Community News Continued from Page 81 years. Keep a sympathetic poker face, he stressed. Figure out a question that elicits the experience. Ask about before, during, and after. Before they were victim

will also include a Shabbaton complete with communal meals, spirited games, a tribute to YU wrestling Coach Neil Ellman and tournament coordinator Brian Ostrow, and an inspirational lecture by twotime


Community News Continued from Page 83 entirely optional. Participating students were assigned private numbers that they will be able to use in the future to check whether they have healthy genetic com

Community News Continued from Page 85 in some of the most antiSemitic countrieswho are proud to stand united with Israel. He explained that the exponential impact of socialmediapowered outreach is dra

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Community News Continued from Page 86 To Educate And Empower Ptach 38th Annual Dinner, March 1 The theme of this years Ptach dinnerTo Educate and Empoweris truly an appropriate description of the way

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Legal Notice CLASSIFIED ADS Continued from Page 93 If you own or use a Simplex or UnicanTM mechanical pushbutton lock in the U.S., you may have a claim in a proposed U.S. class action settlement. A

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Lawrence Students Rank High In DECA Business Competition Lawrence students have once again made their mark in the latest round of the DECA business competition. The regional comp

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 97 son, also welcomed the visitors as they were divided into groups for the days events. Can you see yourself at SKA The eighthgraders had the opportunity to

lating tax policy. The March 2 deadline to file these challenges is rapidly approaching, so it is important to make contact with Maidenbaum today if you have not done so already. The company is locat

MACHLOKES Continued from Front Cover his having been away from Eretz Yisrael for more than 25 years, everything was still so familiar to him. Walking through Geula and Meah Shearim on erev Shabbos, le

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HALB To Hold Annual Dinner On March 7 BY HILLEL DAVIS On Saturday night, March 7, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach will iyH hold its annual dinner. The school will be honoring Sharon and Jeffrey Friel

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover On the horizon, the Jewish men, women, and children were able to see the full Egyptian militarywith their diamondencrusted chariotsheaded in their direction

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 103 Random Thoughts Now President Obama is suggesting that the four Jews murdered by a terrorist in a kosher supermarket in Paris on a Friday a few weeks ago were

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