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See Page 16 See Page 13 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 12 NO. 12 27 KISLEV 5772 See Pages 3, 4 5 DECEMBER 23, 2011 FROM THE EDITOR INSIDE Dont Put On Weight Dr. Rachael Schindler Chabad Sheds

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THE RULES HAVE CHANGED. As of October 1, 2011, a federal amendment to the electronic payment acceptance legislation has gone into effect. Card issuer fees have been regulated, affecting the costs on

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover el The White Shul in Far Rockaway, Priority1 will be hosting an important event that features a panel discussion titled Make Your Child Shine. The evenings featu

LUACH December 23December 31 July 1July 9 ZIP Code 11516 27 Kislev 3rd day Chanukah Friday, December 23 Daf yomi Bechoros 39 Zmanim Earliest tallistefillin Sunrise Latest Shema M. Av. Gra Plag haminc

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 14 bi Cohen says, Clearly there are far too many cases of deviancy in our community, and he adds that he is not surprised about the extent to which this ugly scourge ha

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Front Cover associated giftgiving. Some are particularly disturbed that it is imitating the giftgiving of the nonJewish holiday in the same season. Some have aired conc

POURING MUD Continued from Front Cover because it is universally used by the Torahobservant community. The Dor Yeshorim program was created over 26 years ago out of the tzaar and anguish of my wife an

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 19 cember 25. Some have the custom to refrain from learning on both dates. Most Litvishe poskim believe that since the danger is, thank Heaven, no longer an issue,

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover and the routes we will traverse by car and on foot. It is true that even though I, albeit still a Diaspora Jew, am very much connected to the land, it is the

POURING MUD Continued from Page 20 ilies with affected family members, and do extensive research into new diseases for many of the diseases we screen, Dor Yeshorim was a direct participant in the rese

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 22 mer. Along with his wife and children, he seems to extend himself beyond conventional human limitations. They welcome sometimes up to 200 people into their home

with the participation of the Roshei HaYeshiva and Mashgiach HaRav Aryeh Malkiel Kotler HaRav Yeruchem Olshin HaRav Dovid Schustal HaRav Matisyohu Salomon February 11, 2012 F U LL S

NEW SCHOOL Continued from Front Cover bezras Hashem be opening in September 2012. The school will be led by Rabbi Nosson Neuman, former associate dean of Bais Yaakov Academy of Queens. It will initial

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The Idiots Guide To Teenagers BY DONI JOSZEF Can you talk some sense into my kid I get this request pretty often. And my answer is, unabashedly, no. I cant talk sense into people. If I could, Id charg

NEW SCHOOL Continued from Page 26 or rebbi may in fact recruit children away from the other school or rebbi. If you were to follow this line of reasoning to its logical conclusion, you could argue tha

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Dont Put On Weight Supplement It BY DR. RACHAEL SCHINDLER, CAI, CPT At this time of year, many of us are making promises to ourselves preChanukah jitters family parties and gettogethers New Years reso

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Rantings Of A Jewish AntiSemite Tidbits From Israel BY RON JAGER Uncle Tom Friedman has done it again he has proven that you can be a useful idiot and a Jewish antiSemite all in one. Evidently the mea

NE W REL EAS E , REVOLUTIONIZES THE STUDY OF HILCHOS EIRUVIN With the new release of Mishna Berurah Mahaduras Dirshu, Chelek Daled, the Halachos of Eiruvin are clarified through detailed

Tidbits From Israel Continued from Page 34 her supporters in America It came soon after the Palestinian narrative, a false and fictional depiction of history, took a severe blow. Newt Gingrich, a lead

Another Mothers Musings By Phyllis J. Lubin Agudath Israel of The Five Towns 508 Peninsula Blvd. corner Cedarhurst Ave. In conjunction with Chaim Aruchim A New Project of Agudath Israel Invites Men

MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW This weeks letter is being answered by Jennifer Mann, LMSW. Dear Jennifer, The homework situation in my house has become out of control. I have four children in elementary

a homework assignment. You may feel bad that your child experienced a failure, or you may deduce that you are a failure. We all bring our own experiences to our parenting. We want to protect our child

MOTHERS MUSINGS Continued from Page 37 House, one of the projects that the Cantermans took on, along with other Chabad shluchim and local organizations, was to provide meals each day to the family of

during the previous five years of trying and uncertain times. She also inquired about the dollar bill that Chana had given her months before. She was curious to know if the rebbetzin remembered when s

Lessons Learned The Year In Israel BY TALMIDAH X Well, it finally happened. I was wondering when my lack of sleep and my unhealthy diet were going to catch up with me. Sunday morning, right smack at t

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen What DoddFrank Has In Store For 2012 The DoddFrank Act is the latest spout of new regulatory responsibilities to be heaped on the financial industry

letters to THE EDITOR A Great Gift From Yeshiva Ketana Dear Editor, It is with deep emotion and boundless gratitude that we express our hakaras hatov to Hashem and thank Yeshiva Ketana of Long Island

The Center For Anxiety Combining EvidenceBased Treatment And Torah BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Anxiety is the single largest public health problem facing America today, with nearly 20 percent of the pop

On Our Bus Behavior From The Other Side Of The Bench BY DAVID J. SEIDEMANN, ESQ. She is already being referred to as the Jewish Rosa Parks after she refused to move to the back of the bus last week in

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Talmidah X Continued from Page 42 Jews think it is acceptable to enter an army base and physically harm Israeli soldiers Since when is it okay to destroy private property in order to make a statement

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THE DISH By Elke Probkevitz Doughnuts Around the World Deepfried delicious doughnuts are hard to resist, so its a good thing we have a holiday that requires us to indulge for eight days in all things

Blossoming Into Yiddishkeit Mayim Bialik Visits YIWH BY MICHELE JUSTIC An overflowing crowd came out on Sunday, December 18, to listen to actress Mayim Bialik speak about her journey in Yiddishkeit. B

Mayim Bialik Continued from Page 53 understands that this is not something an Orthodox person would have done and she hopes to avoid such issues in the future. By making her path towards further obser

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Teammates Forever The Afterlife BY DR. BERNIE KASTNER My chavrusah, Y.S., and I were learning about the reason Yosef insisted on having his father, Yaakov, and extended family move from the land of Ca

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Other Side of the Bench Continued from Page 46 with a speck of dirt on his clothing, as it will bring dishonor to the Jewish people. And, assuming one wants to live by a certain set of rules, what alt

A Chanukah Miracle Recipe BY MARUAN ALIANE HEAD CHEF, PRIMA ROYALE HOTEL, JERUSALEM Replace the regular potato latkes with something unusual this Chanukah Here is a different and delicious recipe. P

insights on THE TORAH From The Chassidic Masters The Cosmic Fantasy Whither All These Dreams A significant part of Parashas Mikeitz is devoted to a pair of dreams dreamt by the king of Egypt. These dr

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Continued from Page 44 Finding Truth In Torah And Science Dear Editor, The letters by Rabbi Slifkin and Mr. Avi Goldstein in last weeks paper, and the previous dialogue with Rab

News From The Hills Solution To Last Weeks 5TJT Puzzle Prophets BY CHANITA TEITZ warmth to our community. Lots of exciting things took place in our neighborhoods last week and many Chanukah parties an

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News From The Hills Continued from Page 62 p.m. at the Young Israel 150th Street and 70th Road. They are planning a magic show, a makeyourown dreidel contest, food, fun, and a raffle. Families pay 10

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thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman Questionable Suggestions Since many winters ago, immediately following the first cold snap for someone with my condition, a cold snap would be any outdoor t

CHASSIDIC MASTERS Continued from Page 60 Indeed, everything in a dream is borrowed from our waking lives. But everything is topsyturvy, defying all norms of logic and credulity. In a dream, a tragedy

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The Best Gift Of All Yakov Jacobson was doing preChanukah mivtzaim outreach campaigns in Laguna Beach, California, when he happened upon a man in the role of a familiar characterwho, he was surprised

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 78 Achiezer Never Giving Up This is the story of a friendship that never would have happened. Joseph Rosner is a successful businessman living in the Five To

to retreat. And just as slowly but surely, the budding friendship between Joseph Rosner and the Achiezer team began to grow. Its now two years since Josephs fateful diagnosistwo productive, happy, hea

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 83 hoshua, is a fifth grader in Yeshiva Darchei Torah. It is most appropriate that the Schicks have been selected to receive this award as they have long admi

3,000 to help the Couragers continue their amazing work. What better time of the year to focus on brightening the lives of special children than in the month of Chanukah said Kids of Courage cofounder

Achiezer Thanks Gourmet Glatt Rabbi Boruch Ber Bender, founder of Achiezer, and Mr. Shalom Jaroslawicz, Achiezer volunteer coordinator, presenting Mr. Yoeli Steinberg, general manager of Gourmet Glat

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 85 to give them a derech halimud that enables them to learn and understand the sugyos of the Gemara with an amkus profundity. His second goal is to infuse the

PA S S O V E R 2 0 12 CELEBRATING OUR 24th MAGICAL YEAR IN CELEBRATING OUR 24th MAGICAL YEAR IN AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 87 After graduating elementary school, Yosef remained for Mes

nuch address Shabbos afternoon for men and women at Cong. Kneseth Israel White Shul at 300 p.m. The highlight of the weekend will be a gala melaveh malkah at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Shabse Fuchs. Rav

Pesach 2012 Now in our 12th year Leonardo Plaza Jerusalem Full English Speaking Program Travel Deal Israel proudly presents AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 89 in recognition of the impact

The JEP leaders are working hard all year long reaching and teaching more and more children. They are looking to the Five Towns community to help them continue. The annual JEP dinner and journal campa

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 91 He gives workshops because he feels its important to open up the closed box of people with disabilities. In addition to his workshops to audiences, young a

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 92 Boro Parks chassidic community. The book won a best book of the year award from the prestigious Kirkus Reviews. Ms. Brown was later named one of the top 50

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