Get Adobe Flash player

WEEK LY SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 26 CandlelightingShabbos ends Friday, February 17 515615 Kew Gardens Hills Kew Gardens Forest Hills Hillcrest Briarwood Jamaica Estates Holliswood Fresh Meadows Gr

2 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 3

4 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 5

PUBLISHED BY Queens Jewish Link, LLC RABBINIC CONSULTANT Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld MANAGING EDITOR Naftali Szrolovits SENIOR CONSULTANTS Yaniv Meirov Cynthia Zalisky Helen Hoffman Rebecca Wittert Sergey Ka

Stories Of Greatness R Dovid Hoffman I A Lesson From A Street Light to live his life. He was bitter and needed to vent. Thus, the moment he pulled up alongside the distinguishedlooking rabbi in the

Rabbis Musings Amusings Rabbi Dani Staum Down Below CONTINUED FROM P. 1 sound of rushing water from nearby. After getting over my initial denial, I jumped up and ran over to the boiler room. As so

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 9

The Shmuz On The Parshah R Ben Tzion Shafier Learning To Enjoy This World And He does kindness to thousands of generations, to those whom He loves and those who guard His mitzvos. Shmos 206 I n th

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 11

12 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 13

A Shabbat Thought R David Algaze Human Nature And The Torah Jethro, the minister of Midian, Moses fatherinlaw, heard everything that Gd did to Moses and to Israel His people that Gd had taken them o

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 15

Message From Our Rabbinic Consultant R Yoel Schonfeld My Bubble Has Burst CONTINUED FROM P. 1 Whether it was actually Kael who said that or someone else, the sentiment is that people tend to believ

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 17

Snippets Of Strange TSA 80YearOld Woman Unaware Of Sword Inside Cane Until Airport XRay T he U.S. Transportation Security Administration said an 80yearold woman had no idea there was a sword inside

Snippets Of Strange CONTINUED FROM P. 18 Orange Alligator Dubbed TrumpAGator By South Carolina Neighbors A n alligator in a South Carolina neighborhood has been nicknamed Rusty and the Trumpagator

This Week In History Yakov Merkin I February 1218 t is said that those who do not know their history are condemned to repeat it however, it is a clear tendency of many myself included to focus more

This Week In History February 15, 1898 USS Maine is rocked by a massive explosion began to explore the tombs four rooms, and on February 16, watched by several important officials, they opened the fin

For What Its Worth Warren S. Hecht The Bowling Green Massacre L ast week, Public Policy Polling asked the following question in a survey Do you agree or disagree with the statement The Bowling Gree

Financially Forward Gerald Harris M Creating More Jobs The Uphill Battle to show up in healthcare, food services, retail, and hospitality. Doctors are already using them to assist in surgery, retail

Frontlines Joseph M. Frager B Iran In The Crosshairs stability was Iran. In his confirmation hearings, he said he would honor the Iran Deal. The one person in the world Iran does not want to start u

As I See It Cynthia Zalisky I Has The Democratic Party Lost Its Mandate But in order for that to happen, the opposition party must show some patriotism and pragmatism after the eight Obama years, ou

26 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

Community Corner Recent Happenings Rabbi Steinberg Honored At YIQV Gala Dinner LR Stanley Malin Dovid Malin Rabbi Peretz Steinberg Rabbi Emeritus, YIQV Rabbi Shmuel Marcus Rabbi, YIQV Rabbi Dovid

Community Snapshots Photo Credits Shua Katz Shua Katz is a Queensbased photographer who currently works for the Queens Jewish Link and is a photographer at Yaakov Katz Studios. Young Israel of Queen

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 29

Community Corner Recent Happenings Queens Jewish Community Council Congratulates Its New President, Michael Nussbaum, And The Newly Elected Members Of The Board At Their Recent Breakfast Congressma

Community Corner Recent Happenings B nos Malka Academy celebrated its 21st annual dinner, paying tribute to Yechezkel Orly Tyler Guests of Honor, Yonah Rivka Kopstick Parents of the Year, Rabbi Y

32 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

Community Corner Recent Happenings A The Shmuz Joins A TIME Annual Shabbaton tendance. His shmuz, titled Fortifying Our Relationships with Ourselves, Our Spouse, and the World was right on target a

Community Corner Whats New In School I Eretz Chemdah Teaches Tu BiShvat At Yeshiva Tiferes Moshe n conjunction with learning Chumash Vayikra and the many halachos involving Eretz Yisrael that are

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 35

Community Corner Whats New In School AP US History Class At HANC High School Visits New York Historical Society H ANC High School continues to provide opportunities to promote experiential learnin

Community Corner Whats New In School F Science Times At Yeshiva University High School For Girls Miriam Rafailovich, director of the Garcia Summer Research Program, about American primatologist, an

Community Corner Whats New In School Enjoying last weeks snow day Homemade snow plow by Abba Cohen Cohen construction man with trusty tunnel workers Sarah Leah and Binyamin Colored snow in honor

Community Calendar Compiled by Rebecca Wittert TO ADD YOUR EVENT TO OUR COMMUNITY CALENDAR, PLEASE EMAIL THE EVENT, DATETIME, PLACE, AND A BRIEF DESCRIPTION TO CALENDAR.QJLGMAIL.COM THE CALENDAR FOR

Learning To Enjoy This World CONTINUED FROM P. 10 Hooked On Healing Caroline Schumsky, LCSW, MS It Takes Training to Enjoy the Pleasures of This World Yet how many times do we actually take the time

Helpful Books Worth A Look Eta FeuermanYaeger, LMSW SelfReg How To Help Your Child And You Break The Stress Cycle And Successfully Engage With Life By Stuart Shanker and Teresa Barker This book will

27 sxc Staying Fit Dov Segal B Poor Posture What Can Be Done About It bending from the waist when lifting and instead bending from the knees and using your legs to support the weight of the object

Daf Yomi Classes SUNDAY 600 am Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills, Youth Building Library 15005 70th Road, KGH 655 am Ahavas Yisroel,14702 73rd Avenue, KGH 700 am Ohel Yitzchok Arieli, 13758 70th Avenu

Weekly Tefilah Focus Shemoneh Esrei 57 Growing Pains n Shemoneh Esrei 54 and 56, we wrote about amazing people who made the choice to live and continue serving Hashem while in the midst of living th

Your Say Readers Write CONTINUED FROM P. 1 are they being singled out The examples of how Trump is actually favorable towards blacks are deficient and do not erase other things hes said that are ind

An Interview with Lavie Margolin, author of Can I Wear my Kippah on Job Interviews By Daniel Perez Being A Jewish Professional In The Age Of The AltRight Career Guidance for Sabbath Observant Jewish

Dating Today Goldy Krantz I Never Realized... CONTINUED FROM P. 1 it is a huge adjustment to go from thinking of Me and I to Us and We once you become part of a couple. It took me a bit of time to a

48 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

Interior Design For The 99 Zisi Naimark E Happy Furniture very once in a while, I come across a piece of furniture so beautiful and so interesting that it reminds me of the reasons why I chose to b

50 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

Beauty Briefs Risselle Naimark Get Glowing By using a fruit acid and enzyme mask or scrub, such as one that includes pineapple and papaya enzymes, you can gently exfoliate and brighten your skin Th

Gedolei Yisrael The World Over Address The Launch Of New Dirshu Kinyan Chochma Program HaRav Avrohom Yitzchok Kook speaking at the Dirshu testing site in Rechovot B HaRav Yoel Chonon Wenger inaugura

Travelling like a Pro How the PEYD Team Traveled This Winter Vacation Using Airline Miles Credit Card Points W PART 1, Married Couple with young Child West Coast Trip points to cover the cost of t

54 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

Style Myths Debunked Meira E. SchneiderAtik Wedding Day Jewelry That Flatters Myth Choosing your jewelry for your wedding is as easy as whatever you like. I Truth Not necessarily. n my last column

Foodie Adventures Bracha Serle 26 Sushi Tapas Traditional Meets Modern In Bal Harbour Blueberry cheesecake Ceviche A s I sit down to write this article, the wind is howling and the snow is falli

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 57

58 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 59

SideSplitting StandUp A man ate 409 chicken wings to become champion of Philadelphias Wing Bowl over the weekend, which was unfortunately too many words to fit on his tombstone. Seth Meyers Nordstrom

Presidents Day By Yoni Glatt, koshercrosswordsgmail.com Difficulty Level Medium Down 1. Be guilty of nivul peh 2. Blessed who shepherds... Ezekiel 2517...in Pulp Fiction 3. Strap many an Egyptian m

Classifieds Real Estate Send in your Classified ads to Classifieds.QJLgmail.com Three line ad Four line ad Five line ad EMPLOYMENT Hamaspik is looking for a male worker to work one on one with an ind

20 Shevat 5777 Vol. VI No. 7 199 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com 63

64 QueensJewishLink.com 7188802622 QueensJewishLinkgmail.com Vol. VI No. 7 199 February 16, 2017

Share