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The Miracle Of Israel’s Rebirth By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran

By Ron Kampeas

As Jews, history is our everyday companion. The past is not just prelude. It is present. It is today. It is now. The very idea of forgetting our history is anathema to an engaged and aware Jew seeking to live a meaningful and spiritual Jewish life. To be such a Jew is to ask Who am I? and to know that the question – and its answer – must be weighed against the awesome backdrop of our history. I feel the power of this burden and gift – both temporal and spiritual – when I daven in Jerusalem’s Great Synagogue on the Yamim Noraim and Sukkot. There, the tefillot, led by world renowned Chazzan Chaim Adler and accompanied by the incomparable choir and maestro Eli Jaffe, lift my spirit to soaring heights. Is there any other time in one’s life when one can feel any closer to God’s heavenly chorus? There are those who compare the experience to what it must have been like to hear the Levi’im in the Beit HaMikdash. The aura, the dignity, the ruach of Chazzan

WASHINGTON – The best move for the Obama administration on the Middle East peace front may be to take a few steps back. That’s what some observers are advising in the wake of the collapse of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. The Palestinian unity talks mean that President Obama and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry have little choice but to take a wait-and-see approach, according to the Israeli and American experts interviewed by JTA. “The time has to be taken to see if the Fatah and Hamas reunification takes place,” said Michael Oren, who until last year served as Israel’s ambassador to Washington. “If it does succeed, we will be in one place. If it does not, we will be in a different place.”

The agreement signed last week between the Fatah-led Palestine Liberation Organization and Hamas sets a five-week deadline to come up with an interim government that in turn would set the stage for new elections. “If they are seriously interested to see what of value could emerge to reconstitute the process, then all they can do is monitor,” Aaron David Miller, a veteran U.S. peace negotiator and now a vice president at the Wilson Center think tank, said of the Obama administration. Obama himself suggested that a break from the process may be necessary. “There may come a point at which there just needs to be a pause and both sides need to look at the alternatives,” he said from South Korea, a leg on his Asia trip. Israel suspended talks with the Palestinians in

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Lawmakers Rip Kerry Over ‘Apartheid’ Remark By Hana Levi Julian JewishPress.com Elected officials wasted little time in blasting Secretary of State John Kerry after The Daily Beast website reported that he slapped the “apartheid” threat at Israel during remarks at a closed-door session with the Trilateral Commission last week in Washington. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) released a statement Monday calling Kerry’s remarks “extremely disappointing.” Cantor added, “The use of the word ‘apartheid’ has routinely been dismissed as both offensive and inaccurate, and Secretary Kerry’s use of it makes peace even harder to achieve.” Cantor said Kerry should “apologize to the Israeli

government and people.” Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) said that “Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East and any linkage between Israel and apartheid is nonsensical and ridiculous.” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) called for Kerry’s resignation on the Senate floor. “Mr. President,” he said, “it is my belief that Secretary Kerry has thus proven himself unsuitable for his position and that before any further harm is done to our alliance with Israel he should offer President Obama his resignation, and the president should accept it.” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) called Kerry’s remarks “outrageous and disappointing,” and noted that “incendiary name calling does not change the fundamental fact that Israel does not currently have a viable partner for peace.” Kerry responded to critics with a strong state-

ment of his own. “I will not allow my commitment to Israel to be questioned by anyone, particularly for partisan, political purposes – so I want to be crystal clear about what I believe and what I don’t believe,” he said. “First, Israel is a vibrant democracy and I do not believe, nor have I ever stated publicly or privately, that Israel is an apartheid state or that it intends to become one. Anyone who knows anything about me knows that without a shred of doubt. “Second, I have been around long enough to also know the power of words to create a misimpression, even when unintentional – and if I could rewind the tape, I would have chosen a different word to describe my firm belief that the only way in the long term to have a Jewish state and two nations and two peoples living side by side in peace and security is through a two state solution.”

Israel Responds To Abbas Legal Challenges By Steve K. Walz Jewish Press Israel Correspondent JERUSALEM – As the official deadline for the stalemated Israeli-Palestinian peace talks expired at the end of April, Israeli government officials and private citizens moved quickly to counter PA President Mahmoud Abbas’s threats to “punish” Israel in both the legal courts and the court of public opinion. After announcing that his Fatah political faction would be merging with the Hamas-controlled government in Gaza, Abbas also said that he would seek full statehood status by signing on to 63 international UN conventions. A high-ranking member of the PLO’s Central Council said, “We want the ‘occupation’ to cost Israel dearly.” Confirming what was reported in this newspaper, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Israel would implement a series of economic sanctions against the PA. The sanctions will include withholding over $100 million in value-added taxes (VATs) that Israel collects for the PA on imported products entering Israeli ports that are sent to the West Bank and Gaza, as well as deducting debts owed to the Israel Electric Corporation, which sup-

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plies power to PA and Gaza residents. In addition, Netanyahu is close to authorizing a wide range of other sanctions. They include: 1) A G3 cellular network planned for the West Bank would be canceled. 2) Expansion of the Palestinian mobile network Wataniya would be canceled. 3) There would be no general meetings between high-ranking Israeli and PA officials, save for the current peace negotiators. 4) Approximately 14,000 dunams (3,460 acres) of land in Area C that were intended to be turned into Palestinian agricultural lands would be frozen. 5) VIP passes to senior Palestinian officials traveling to and from Israel would be severely curtailed. Senior PA officials continue to threaten members of the Israeli government, high-ranking IDF officers and settlement leaders with “war crime” legal actions in The Hague’s International Criminal Court (ICC). In response, private Israeli lawyers – led by Tel Avivbased international attorney Mordechai Tzivin – have already prepared the foundation for filing legal complaints against Abbas and Hamas officials that could ensnare the Palestinian leader in potentially expensive and time-consuming lawsuits. Tzivin initially filed his complaint against Abbas and Hamas officials last year in The Hague, implicating them for personal involvement in terrorist activities and the resulting murder of innocent Israeli citizens. The ICC appeared to respond that it would reply to the complaint only after Abbas filed a griev-

ance against Israeli officials. According to Tzivin, the ICC wrote to him as follows: “The Palestinian Authority was recognized by the UN in November 2012 as a non-member Observer State. In order for the ICC at The Hague to deal with the complaint, two conditions have to be fulfilled: Palestine has to be a state (which it is already), and Palestine has to accept the jurisdiction of the ICC. This can be done by Palestine filing a complaint at the ICC.” Tzivin’s reaction: “This is the explanation and conclusion of the reply that I got from the ICC prosecution department. Once Palestine files a complaint, my complaint will be dealt with first. It will be a game changer since Abu Mazen [Mahmoud Abbas] will become the accused instead of the accuser.” In an interview with The Jewish Press, Tzivin said, “International law is an arena where you can fight against terrorism, and we must not leave it to the other side. For years, Palestinian organizations have committed murderous terrorist acts which constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity. How cynical it is that Palestinian organizations want to use international law against Israeli senior officers and senior politicians.” Sources report that Tzivin’s legal strategy was conveyed to Abbas by a third party during the past few weeks. When a member of his staff explained to him the ramifications of the complaint, Abbas told Israeli journalists last week at a press conference in Ramallah that he was not currently considering legal action against Israel before the ICC.

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and maintain lower-level Israeli-Palestinian contacts, particularly in terms of security cooperation. “There’s been good security cooperation,” Schanzer said. “There’s an understanding on both sides about how each society functions, there’s a modus vivendi. I would expect things to drop back down to that level.” Heather Hurlburt, a senior fellow for national security at Human Rights First, said Kerry ultimately could make good on a threat he made in a private meeting over the weekend to hand the sides a framework agreement and leave it up to them to take the next steps. “There is a set of parameters an American leader could present publicly to both sides and say, ‘We know this is hard for you to swallow, how about your people vote on them,’ ” she said. Oren said if anything, the Obama administration should avoid delving into far-reaching recommendations, arguing that its tough line on Israeli settlement building had undercut the process. “One thing that can be done is stop making statements that increasingly narrow the latitude of negotiators on both sides,” the former Israeli envoy said. “By equating longstanding Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem like Gilo with outlying settlements like Yitzhar, Washington is putting immense pressure, is limiting the latitude of Prime Minister Netanyahu to show greater flexibility…. It also limits Mahmoud Abbas’s latitude because he can’t be less Palestinian than the White House.” (JTA)

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the wake of the Fatah-Hamas agreement. The Israeli government insisted that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas could not negotiate with Israel while uniting with Hamas, which is committed to Israel’s destruction. The integration of Hamas into Palestinian governance would be problematic, the experts agreed, although there were differences as to what would be acceptable outcomes and what outcomes would further undercut the prospects for returning to the peace process. The Palestinians say they are still committed to negotiations with Israel, which were supposed to have ended on Tuesday with an agreement of some sort. But Israeli officials say a Hamas role in the Palestinian government in any capacity is unacceptable. “It does not matter to Israel if the Palestinians establish a technocratic government to serve as a front that will say all the right things,” Ron Dermer, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, said Monday in an address here to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual National Leadership Summit. “If Hamas is in the back office, Israel will not be at the negotiating table.” Jonathan Schanzer, a vice president at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies who has written extensively on the Palestinian Authority, said it would be critical for the United States to encourage


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Countering A Kidnapped Reporter’s Claims By HILLEL FENDEL Many around the world breathed a sigh of relief at the news that American-Israeli reporter Simon Ostrovsky had been freed, relatively unharmed, by his Russian captors in the Ukraine. Now that he is thankfully out of danger, it can be told: Ostrovsky’s five-part video series on the Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria, titled “Renegade Jewish Settlers,” contains many innuendos and inaccuracies which, in the interests of truth, must be counteracted. This is especially crucial now that Israel is under attack for having “thwarted” the peace talks with the PLO – when in fact the Palestinian Authority had turned down several opportunities over the past weeks to advance the talks, with barely a protest from the international community. Specifically, PA leader Mahmoud Abbas refused to accept the American “framework agreement” document; refused to accept the terrorist release/UN deal; and issued “three nos” in his meeting with President Obama: No to recognition of a Jewish state, no to abandoning the “right of return” demand for millions of Arabs and their descendants, and no commitment to reaching an “end of the conflict.” Let us begin with Part 1 of Ostrovsky’s video series. He states that since the Six-Day War, “what was supposed to be a temporary occupation of the Palestinian territories has turned into four and a half decades of misery for the Arab residents in the West Bank.” The implication is that Israel proceeded, after the war, to occupy “Palestinian territories” – when in fact areas defined as such did not exist as such until long afterward. Jordan and Egypt demanded for years that Israel relinquish the area to them, and UN Resolution 242 did not even mention “Palestinians.” Even in the late 1990s, U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said, “We simply do not support the description of the territories occupied by Israel in 1967 as ‘Occupied Palestinian Territory.’ ” “Decades of misery for the Arab residents?” Why then do polls consistently show that many of them do Hillel Fendel is a veteran writer on Jerusalem affairs who, with coauthor Chaim Silberstein, writes the Keeping Jerusalem column that appears bimonthly in The Jewish Press. He resides in Beit El, Israel.

not want to live under a PA regime in place of Israel? Israel took many proactive measures after 1967 to significantly improve the conditions under which the Arabs had lived during Jordanian and Egyptian occupation – opening universities, sharing agricultural innovations, upgrading health care, and employing more than 100,000 Arabs of Judea and Samaria in Israel. Even after the Oslo War of terrorism forced Israel to take strict security measures, Palestinian Arabs still remained better off than many of their neighbors. A recent UN Human Development Report ranks the Palestinian Authority just below Egypt, and ahead of Syria and Morocco, in terms of life expectancy, educational attainment and adjusted real income. Ostrovsky tells his viewers at least twice in the video series that under international law “the settlements are totally illegal.” Let us note that Australia’s foreign minister recently said she knows of no international law to this effect. More to the point, Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention is often quoted by anti-settlers as forbidding an “Occupying Power” from “deport[ing] or transfer[ring]” its civilians into the territory, but international law experts have shown that this does not apply in the case at hand, for four reasons. They are, in brief: Judea/Samaria had not been under sovereign control; Jews had a UN charter-protected right (Article 80) to live there; Israel did not transfer them; and the Convention’s objective was to protect citizens from Nazi-like atrocities – irrelevant to the Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria. Ostrovsky states, “Over 300,000 Israelis have taken it upon themselves to settle what was supposed to be the future Palestinian state.” Who determined it was “supposed to be” a Palestinian state? In 1982, for instance, when the area was already well populated by Jews, President Reagan said, “The U.S. will not support the establishment of an independent Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza.” The insinuations get worse: “[The settlements] represent a colonization of the lands that are slated for a hand-over to the Palestinians under an agreement that both the Israelis and the Palestinians signed in 1993.” Nowhere do the Oslo Accords of 1993 indicate that

all of Judea and Samaria, or even just the area on which the settlements are located, will be “handed over” to the PA. In fact, Israel gave large chunks of the area to various levels of PA control, but retained other chunks, known as Area C, under full Israeli control – as stipulated by the 1993 and 1995 agreements. The accords include absolutely no provision for the halt of settlement construction. Ostrovsky then outrageously concludes: “As a result, the peace process has ground to a halt.” He blames this on the settlements. There were no settlements in 1964 when the PLO was formed for the purpose of “liberating” all of Palestine – that is, the state of Israel. And when settlement construction was frozen for nearly a year a while back, it led to no meaningful progress in the talks and no softening of Palestinian intransigence. Nor did it impede public PA approval of terrorist activities or official anti-Israel incitement on television and in educational programs. By the way, Israel offered some 97 percent of Judea and Samaria to the PA – but both Arafat and Abbas turned it down. Could that have had anything to do with the failure of peace talks? Ostrovsky states that Israeli settlers can easily obtain gun licenses, but not Palestinians – without alluding to the tens of thousands of guns Israel gave the PA some years ago and the many hundreds of innocent Jews who were murdered with them… He says the claim that Arabs had “lived on this land for only two generations” is a “total fabrication.” He’s right; many of them have lived there for three generations. But Ostrovsky’s short shrift of the point left no room for the fact that a very large portion of the Arab presence in Palestine is the result of immigration during the first half of the 20th century – after the Jews had begun building a modern nation-state. Finally (given the constraints of this article), Ostrovsky’s video series shows an Arab blaming Israel for causing and perpetuating the refugee problem. In fact, most Arabs who left in 1948 were urged to do so by Arab leaders who promised they would return as victors. These same Arab leaders and their successors purposely left the refugees to squander in refugee camps in order to perpetuate the problem.

Jacob Birnbaum: Unsung Father Of Jewish Freedom By Rabbi AVI WEISS May 1 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ) demonstration on behalf of Soviet Jews. The man who inspired the demonstration and became the father of the movement, Jacob (Yaakov) Birnbaum, died April 9 at the age of 87. Birnbaum founded the SSSJ and, together with others including Glenn Richter, developed the first national grassroots Soviet Jewry organization. But Birnbaum’s legacy was much greater than any organizational affiliation. He was a heroic, legendary figure. In certain ways, his life paralleled the biblical story of Jacob, about whom the Passover Haggadah declares “arami oved avi,” “my father was a wandering Aramean.” Birnbaum was a wanderer, too. Born in Germany, his family escaped to England when he was a young boy. After World War II he became involved in resettling the remnants of Eastern European Jewry. Having seen firsthand the horrors of the Shoah, Rabbi Avi Weiss is senior rabbi at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale and served as national chairman of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry from 1983 to 1991. His memoir on the Soviet Jewry movement, “Open Up the Iron Door,” is due out shortly. His column on the parshah appears weekly in The Jewish Press; this week it’s on page 28.

Birnbaum resolved to do all he could to save Soviet Jewry. So in the early 1960s, after coming to New York, he roamed – from room to room in Yeshiva University dormitories and in the halls of Columbia University – searching for students who would join him in a campaign to free the millions of Jews trapped behind the Iron Curtain. He was unyielding, uncompromising, relentless, stubborn, steadfast and tenacious, persevering no matter the obstacles. After wandering for years, the biblical Jacob had proclaimed, “I crossed the Jordan with my staff, and now I’m accompanied by two large camps.” This, too, was the story of Jacob Birnbaum. He had little when he arrived on these shores. But with his departure from this world, one could proclaim loudly and clearly that the camps he accompanied were large, numbering well over a million Soviet Jews. American Jews are part of his camp, too, as Birnbaum inspired us in the West to stand up for our brethren in the East, and identify ourselves proudly and clearly as Jews. Birnbaum was the first to sound the alarm in America, having been inspired by his grandfather, Nathan Birnbaum, who is known to have coined the term “Zionism.” Jacob Birnbaum was the first to insist that we must cry out collectively to save Soviet Jewry; the

first to lead the masses onto the streets in front of Soviet missions and embassies around the world; the first to understand the spiritual power of the movement and incorporate it with religious slogans and songs. Indeed, Birnbaum was the first to recognize that not only did we have a responsibility to direct our protests against the Soviet Union, but we also had the obligation to insist that our own U.S. government do more, much more, to press the Soviets to let our people go. Sadly, Birnbaum often would be peremptorily cut off by establishment figures who understood far less than he about the issue at hand. They eventually co-opted many of his original ideas but accorded him virtually no credit for his pioneering work. In the early ‘60s, Birnbaum asked Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach to compose a Soviet Jewry theme song. The words go back to the biblical narrative, when Joseph, after 22 years of separation from his father, Jacob, asks his brothers “ha’od avi chai?” – “Is my father still alive?” Today, the Jews from the Soviet Union and their descendants can declare, yes, Jacob Birnbaum – our father, the father of the Soviet Jewry movement – lives on. On his shoulders we, his sons and daughters from the former Soviet Union and from the free world sing out as one, “Am Yisrael Chai,” “the people of Israel live.”


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The Jewish Press joins Jews around the world in celebrating Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, which this year falls on Tuesday, May 6. The accomplishments of a relatively small group of Jews who, in the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust and in the midst of a large and antagonistic Arab world, created a state and then built it, in a matter of decades, into a modern dynamo of a country, were amazing enough. That this was done against the backdrop of several bloody wars and unrelenting acts of terror can only be seen as evidence of Divine intervention on behalf of the Jewish people. We are not unmindful of the concerns of those who reject as blasphemy political Zionism and with it any notion of the legitimacy of human endeavor to advance the return of the Jews to Eretz Yisrael. Yet, for guidance, we would point to the words of Rav

Avraham Yitzchak Kook, zt�l: Zionism was not merely a political movement by secular Jews. It was actually a tool of God to promote His divine scheme and to initiate the return of the Jews to their homeland – the land He promised to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. To be sure, we have been troubled over the years by some policies adopted by Israeli governments, but we do not deem them as defining. We believe, as Rav Kook taught, that the birth of the modern state of Israel is properly viewed as part of the Ribbono shel Olam’s Messianic plan rather than just another nationalistic enterprise. May we all merit the coming of Mashiach swiftly and in our time.

The Confounding Mr. Kerry Secretary of State John Kerry’s comments to the Trilateral Commission last week concerning the consequences of failure to promptly achieve an agreement on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict created quite a firestorm. And rightly so. According to The Daily Beast, which obtained a tape of the proceedings, Mr. Kerry warned, among other things, that absent a two-state agreement Israel could become “an apartheid state.� This appears to be the first time a sitting senior U.S. official has publicly used the term “apartheid� in reference to Israel. Mr. Kerry has since apologized for using the term, but his apology has not eased concerns over his mindset and his grasp of the Middle East dynamic. Indeed, the apology raises questions of its own. Though it has no direct role in decision-making, the Trilateral Commission is an influential non-governmental organization created in 1973 to bring together industrialized nations through periodic meetings of

mostly academic, political, and financial movers and shakers from North America, Europe and Japan. We can only wonder why Mr. Kerry would seek to embed the notion of Israel as potentially an apartheid state in the thinking of a group of international opinion makers. (Of course, Arab Israelis enjoy full legal rights in Israel, including voting and service in the Knesset. On the other hand, PA president Mahmoud Abbas has already declared there can be no agreement that would include Jewish residents of any future Palestinian state. So if anyone is thinking in terms of apartheid, it’s Mr. Abbas, along with his new Hamas allies.) The more significant concern is the sense that Mr. Kerry, who has basically staked his legacy as secretary of state (and perhaps Barack Obama’s legacy as president as well) on securing a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, has the air of

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Pro-Boycotters Celebrating Israel? Re “Boycotters on Parade� (editorial, April 25): It is the height of hubris for the putatively pro-Israel groups Partners for Progressive Israel, B’Tselem, and One Israel Fund to claim they “belong� in the Celebrate Israel Parade when their actions and policies can have the most deleterious consequences to Israel’s security and political imperatives. It behooves parade organizers to revisit their impolitic approval of these groups’ participation in what is the largest annual pageant of support for Israel in the United States. If such a review is not undertaken, schools and organizations should reconsider their own participation. Fay Dicker Lakewood, NJ

Bibi’s Booboos Benjamin Netanyahu made three major mistakes when he agreed to peace negotiations with the Palestinian Authority under the leadership of Mahmoud Abbas. The first was the choice of Tzipi Livni to be the chief negotiator, despite her long record of appeasement of the Palestinian Authority. The second mistake was the acceptance of Martin Indyk as the arbitrator for the peace talks, when during his term in office as U.S. ambassador to Israel he had a record of opposing the Israeli government and advocating the Palestinian agenda. And third, Netanyahu should never have agreed to the release of 104 murderers of Israeli citizens as one of the conditions for beginning negotiations. Instead of bringing Mahmoud Abbas to the negotiating table with reasonable terms for ending the

conflict, Netanyahu’s concessions only stiffened the intransigent position of Fatah when it came to negotiating borders; the so-called right of return; and recognition of Israel as a Jewish state. Nelson Marans Silver Spring, MD

Creation And The Big Bang I would add the following to Rabbi Yosef Bitton’s thoughts concerning the Big Bang Theory (“Echoes of the Bing Bang,� op-ed, April 18): In Tehillim 90 we read that a thousand years is but a moment in God’s eyes. So when the Torah says the earth was created in six days, does it mean six days by human standards or six days by Divine standards? As the physicist Gerald Schroeder, a frum Jew, stated in his book Genesis and the Big Bang, the bibli-

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Op-Ed

Why Many Orthodox Jews Can’t Face Up To History By Rabbi BEREL WEIN I think we can all agree that the two main stories in the Jewish world in the past century were the Holocaust and the establishment of the state of Israel. These two cataclysmic events changed Jewish society radically if not even permanently. Yet much of Orthodoxy inexplicably ignores them as though they never happened. The Holocaust and the rise of Israel occupy no space or time in many Orthodox schools, and days of commemoration of these events are absent on school calendars. Instead there is a mindset that hankers back to an idyllic Eastern European world of fantasy – a world that is portrayed falsely in fictional stories and hagiographic biographies and by doctored photographs and omission of uncomfortable facts. An entire talented and vital society is doomed to live in the imagined past and disregard present realities. And if the view of the present is unfortunately shaped by historical and social disconnect and denial, then certainly the longer and equally important view of the future will be distorted and skewed. Sooner or later reality must sink in and when it Rabbi Berel Wein is an internationally acclaimed scholar, lecturer and writer whose audiotapes on Torah and other Jewish subjects have garnered a wide following, as have his books, which include a four-volume series on Jewish history. Formerly an executive vice president of the Orthodox Union and rabbinic administrator of the OU’s kashrus division, he founded Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland in 1977 and moved to Israel in 1997.

does, the pain, anger and frustration over past distortions and failures will become very difficult to bear. The great struggle of most of Orthodoxy in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries against Zionism influenced all Orthodox thought and behavior. As late as 1937, with German Jewry already prostrate before Hitler’s madness and Germany already threatening Poland, the mainstream Orthodox rabbinate in Poland publicly objected to the formation of a Jewish state in the Land of Israel on the grounds that the heads of that state would undoubtedly be secular if not even anti-religious. They were correct in that assessment, but since the Holocaust was then an unimaginable event in their worldview, they continued in their opposition to Jews leaving Poland to settle either in the United States or in Israel. Because of this past mindset, the Holocaust is more unsettling – theologically, at least – to Orthodoxy then perhaps to any other group in the Jewish world. Much of Orthodoxy chooses to ignore the issue or to contrive lame excuses and causes for this catastrophe. In my opinion, while there is no human answer to the event itself, it cannot be ignored. One of the consequences of confronting it would be to admit that great and holy men can be wrong in their assessment of current events and future occurrences. But much of Orthodoxy is so hagiographic about its present and past leaders that it cannot bring itself to admit that. As such, the past cannot truly help to assess the present. A false past is almost as dangerous as having no past at all. Dealing with the modern state of Israel is an even more vexing issue for much of Orthodoxy. The

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creation of the Jewish state, mainly by secular and nonobservant Jews and by political and military means, was not part of the traditional Jewish view of how the Land of Israel would again fall under Jewish rule. Since it occurred in the “wrong” way and was being led by the “wrong” people, this too shook the mindset of much of Orthodoxy. One of the great and holy leaders of Orthodox society in Israel stated in 1950 that the state could not last more than fifteen years. Well, it is obvious that in that assessment he was mistaken. But again, it is too painful to admit he was mistaken and therefore the whole attitude of much of the Orthodox world is one of denial of the fact that the state exists, prospers, and is in fact the world’s largest supporter of Torah and the traditional Jewish religious lifestyle. It is too painful to admit that our past mindset regarding the state of Israel is no longer relevant. But as long as large sections of Orthodoxy continue to live in an imaginary past and deny the realities of the present, it will remain impossible to properly address such issues as army or national service, core curriculums of essential general knowledge for all religious schools, and entering the workforce and decreasing the debilitating poverty and dysfunction of so many families. The solutions are difficult and they cannot be dictated or legislated no matter how popular such steps may appear to be. But the change of mindset to the present must certainly and eventually occur. Jews have always been up to this task and I am confident we will be able to do so now as well.


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Kids At Risk: Are We Making Progress? By DOV HIKIND

These beautiful kids. They could be your neighbors. Or your relatives. Or your own children. But they are suffering and their futures are at risk. Why? And what can we do? The Jewish community has always been impacted by whatever is going on around it. Consequently, as the world gets more complicated, many of our community’s kids – not just those with learning difficulties but also our best and brightest – find themselves facing a tremendous array of difficulties. It doesn’t matter if they are from haredi families or Modern Orthodox homes or anything in between. The fact is the entire spectrum of Klal Yisrael has been impacted by the drug culture, by easy access to gambling, by the availability of just about anything anyone could imagine on the Internet, by alternate lifestyles that are now considered acceptable by the larger society, and by a constant relaxing of moral standards. The result is that we see more and more kids at risk. My sons Yoni and Shmuel, two therapists who have dedicated their careers to working with young people in need, don’t particularly like the term “kids at risk.” Yoni refers to them as “kids in pain.” His insight tells me something about these young men and women that some people tend to overlook: adolescents and teens who don’t quite fit the mold and “act out” are not necessarily doing so out of brazenness and chutzpah. They are often in genuine distress. Sometimes so much so that they don’t recognize New York State Assembly Member Dov Hikind has represented the 48th Assembly District for more than three decades.

what’s happening to them. Consequently, they begin to seek acceptance elsewhere, outside of family and the safe harbor of community. Ruchama Clapman of MASK (Mothers and Fathers Aligned Saving Kids) invited me to a meeting one night. It was a meeting I have never forgotten. I was escorted through a backyard and arrived at a building that looked almost like a barn, and there I found myself in the middle of a huge circle of adults – many sets of husbands and wives who had come to share their experiences and offer one another the comfort of solidarity and share resources. It was my first real understanding of how widespread the problems were in my own community, listening to countless stories of kids who had gone astray and the resulting pain that they and their families had experienced. My heart broke as I listened to these men and women who loved their children every bit as much I love mine. They spoke about their 12- and 13- and 14-year-olds coming home at 3 a.m. addled by drugs – or sometimes not coming home at all. There were stories of overdoses. Kids from beautiful families. Families just like yours and mine. One of the things I have learned is that kids can have the most amazing parents and come from beautiful, large, supportive families and still wander far off the path. There are many factors that go into the unraveling of a child’s sense of security and the warning signs aren’t always apparent to an untrained eye. At Ruchama’s insistence, I became very involved in the issue of kids at risk. I saw how important it was for government officials to understand the enormity of this issue and for government funds to be

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earmarked to bolster the organizations helping the many families coping with these problems. I have Ruchama Clapman to thank for opening my eyes to this community-wide problem and I was proud to help substantially with this issue. I’d hoped proper funding would solve the problem. But while helping these organizations is vital, today the problem has grown bigger than ever. There are so many different aspects of this phenomenon that a single op-ed article can barely scratch the surface. The cold fact is that kids go off the derech and end up in the most dire situations. There is not a single problem nor a single solution. Neither is there a single organization for dealing with this issue. There are many. And we are fortunate that’s the case. All of us need to be involved with this issue. As someone who has been involved for many years, I can testify that there is nothing more rewarding than seeing a young life turned around and given a fresh start. When these young men or women who were formerly at risk speak about where their lives had taken them and the near miraculous nature of their return, it is riveting and there isn’t a dry eye in the house. I’ve seen this at my own Shabbos table when students from Yeshiva Simchas Chaim or one of the other programs dedicated to young people at risk tell of finding caring adults who are dedicated to their futures. A life turned around is a life saved. Yes, we have some fabulous organizations like Our Place and the aforementioned MASK. But we need total recognition that this is a serious problem. I will continue to advocate for kids at risk and their families. And with Hashem’s help – and yours – we will see progress.

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Kerry’s Apartheid Slur Sabotages Peace By JONATHAN S. TOBIN

Last Friday, while speaking to a closed meeting of the Trilateral Commission, Secretary of State John Kerry raised the ante in his bid to keep his Middle East peace initiative alive. While lamenting the latest collapse of the talks, Kerry cast blame for the outcome on both Israel and the Palestinians but made it clear the consequences for the former would be far more serious. In the recording of his comments, which was obtained by the Daily Beast, Kerry not only repeated his past warnings that if peace wasn’t reached Israel would be faced with a new round of violence from the Palestinians as well as increased boycott efforts. He went further and said that the alternative to an Israeli acceptance of a two-state solution was that it would become “an apartheid state.” In doing so, Kerry exploded the notion that he is an evenhanded broker. Identifying Israel as even a potential apartheid state is not only an incendiary slur; it demonstrates the fundamental flaw at the heart of Kerry’s effort. There is no comparison between apartheid South Africa and Israel. But that term is not merely an inexact analogy. Since the Palestinians allege that the desire for a Jewish state is racist, claiming that the lack of peace means apartheid is a tacit acceptance of the Palestinian refusal to recognize the legitimacy of a Jewish state no matter where its borders are drawn. Though this may not be Kerry’s direct intent, his resort to the ultimate slander in order to pressure Israel’s leaders to be more accommodating reinforces both Palestinians’ intransigence and their conviction that it is in Jonathan S. Tobin is senior online editor of Commentary magazine and chief political blogger at www.commentarymagazine.com, where this first appeared. He can be reached via e-mail at jtobin@ commentarymagazine.com.

their interest to keep saying no to Israeli peace offers. Rather than a mere expression of frustration, as Kerry’s apologists will insist, the use of the “A” word does more to doom the already dim chances of peace. As such, Kerry’s already dubious utility as a peace process facilitator is officially at an end. Kerry’s defenders are arguing that there is nothing new about a discussion centered on the belief that the status quo is unsustainable for Israel. Kerry’s position, which echoes that of the Jewish left in Israel and the United States, is that Israel’s best interests are served by a separation from the Palestinian Arabs in the West Bank. Without a peace treaty that would create a Palestinian state alongside Israel, they argue, the continuation of the current situation means the population there would have neither self-determination nor the rights of Israeli citizens. The question of unsustainability is one that I think is, at best, highly debatable. Even as dim a light as The New York Times’s Roger Cohen has realized that the predictions about Israel’s doom are insupportable. But it is true that a majority of Israelis would, understandably, prefer a two-state solution. The notion that the Palestinians share this desire is equally debatable given the refusal of the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority, let alone Hamas, to accept Israel’s repeated offers of peace and independence. But by including the word “apartheid” in this discussion, Kerry has done the cause of peace to which he has devoted so much effort this past year a grave disservice. Though the standoff in the West Bank is deeply troubling, it is not remotely comparable to the situation in South Africa that preceded the end of the old white minority regime. Arabs have complete equality before the law and political rights inside Israel. Even in the West Bank, where the failure to make peace has led to a situa-

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tion in which Israel maintains its security presence, the Palestinian Authority is the governing authority for the overwhelming majority of those who live there. More important, the Jews, who remain a majority of the population between the Mediterranean and the Jordan River rather than an apartheid-style minority, have repeatedly offered the Palestinians statehood and been turned down every time, the last refusal coming during the talks Kerry sponsored. Whether the Palestinians are ever able to take the leap of faith to make peace or not, Israel will remain a full democracy within its borders. More to the point, the continuation of the situation in the West Bank will be one that is not a matter of a Jewish minority willfully dominating the Arab majority as was the case in South Africa for blacks and whites. Rather, it is one in which a largely belligerent Palestinian Authority prefers the current anomalous situation over actual peace with Israel since signing a treaty would obligate it to end the century-old war against Zionism. And the more Americans throw around the apartheid slur, the less likely Palestinians will ever be to make such a decision. Kerry may, as he indicated on the tape, present his own peace plan to the parties at some point on a take-it-or-leave-it basis. But his ability to influence events in a positive way is finished. By injecting the apartheid slur into the negotiations, he has poisoned the waters in a manner that will only make it more rather than less difficult for Palestinian leaders to do what they must to bring about peace. Rather than pushing the parties toward an agreement, he has sabotaged the process. Just as the end of the conflict will have to wait until a new generation of Palestinians is willing to put aside their rejection of a Jewish state, so, too, must a productive American intervention be put off until Kerry leaves the diplomatic stage.


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Lost Shidduchim By Tova Teitelbaum “What do you do in your family if you lose something?” Ella asked. “We ask Rabbi Meir Baal Haness to help us find it,” I answered immediately. “I think it’s time you did it for Dovid,” Ella says. I looked at her. I couldn’t quite understand where this conversation was heading, as Ella doesn’t let go of her theme. “Look, Dovid’s 35 years old. His zivug was born a long time ago and she’s out there somewhere, but she’s lost. It’s time to ask for help in finding her.” I’m sitting with Ella, a childhood friend. I don’t see Ella very often since I live in Israel and Ella lives in Australia, where we both grew up. Childhood friends are very special; they remember you with scrappy knees and untidy hair. They knew your parents and grandparents. They understand you without having to hear every word about your unhappiness. Yes, my husband and I are unhappy. Our son, Dovid, is single at 35. He is very careful in keeping mitzvot, he participates in daily shiurim, and he is well known professionally. Nevertheless, he is still single. Why should we need to ask for help? I inquire of Ella. “We say Tehillim, and we’ve gone to Amuka in Safed three times. Every Rosh Chodesh my husband goes to the grave of Rav Dimmi in Haifa. But Dovid is still single.” “It’s puzzling,” Ella agrees. “He has all the qualities a girl could wish for. He’s also tall and slim, no glasses and has all his hair. What harm can it do to ask Reb Meir Baal Haness?” I have had a long acquaintance with Reb Meir Baal Haness. I remember the first time my father told me about him. My father was sick and I was sitting next to his bed. He would often tell me stories from the Tanach, but that afternoon I was rather despondent. “Why are you unhappy, my child?” he asked. I didn’t immediately answer him. I had lost my gold necklace, which was one of my few valuables, and I didn’t want to upset him. After a while he asked again, and I told him of my loss. “In our family, if we lose or misplace anything, we ask Reb Meir Baal Haness to help us find it. You must make a neder that you will give some money as tzedakah when you find it. But a word of warning: if you do not give tzedakah when you have found your lost item, Reb Meir Baal Haness will never help you again. Go, little one, to where you were playing and I am sure you will find your necklace.” I went looking in the grass where I had sat with a book, and after about 10 minutes I found the golden necklace. I was overjoyed and very carefully put the promised sum in the Meir Baal Haness box. “This time I suggest you give the tzedakah before you find the lost item. Put a coin in the Meir Baal Haness box every day and ask Reb Meir Baal Haness to find the lost kallah,” Ella told me. Upon returning to Israel, every day I put a shekel in the plastic box that I designated for this purpose. I kept the box in the bedroom so I would see it as I prepared for the day ahead. And I made the same request every day: please find Dovid’s lost kallah. Ten months after I began putting the money aside, we were burglarized. The whole house was torn apart, and we could not sleep in the bedroom that night. The contents of the cupboards were strewn all over the house, and a few pieces of jewelry were taken: a ring, a necklace and a bracelet. When I could enter the bedroom I opened the Reb Meir Baal

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‘Agitated And Angry’: White Supremacists Still A Danger, Experts Say riously difficult to track, as members tend to be secretive and deeply suspicious of outsiders. Most adherents to extremist causes don’t affiliate with any group The recent shootings at a pair of Kansas City-ar- at all. The landscape has become even more complex ea Jewish facilities illustrate the persistent threat of as many established white supremacist groups have white supremacist violence, even as broad measures collapsed into a myriad of splinter groups. Miller’s own career illustrates the fluid world of anti-Semitism continue to decline. Suspected gunman Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. had a of white supremacist groups. A former U.S. Army Green Beret, Miller joined a neo-Nazi long history in the white supremacist group in the late 1970s, then foundmovement, dating back to the 1970s, ed the Carolina Knights of the Ku before the recent rampage that killed Klux Klan in 1980, later renamed three people outside the Jewish Comthe White Patriot Party. He became munity Center of Greater Kansas City a pariah in white supremacist circles and the nearby Village Shalom assistafter testifying against fellow moveed living facility. ment leaders as part of a plea bargain Though police believe Miller acted in a 1988 federal sedition trial but alone, analysts who track white suthen reemerged as a prominent voice premacist groups say that the movearound 2000, making various media ment has become more active in recent appearances, including on Howard years, which they attribute to factors Stern’s radio show. such as economic woes and the backWhile far-right anti-government lash against Barack Obama’s election groups in general have experienced in 2008. explosive growth over the past few “They did get much more agitated Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. years, white supremacist groups do and angry, and we did see an increase in criminal activity, in violent hate crimes, acts of not appear to have had a similar surge in their ranks. terrorism, plots coming out of the white supremacist But that doesn’t mean the threat they pose has dimovement,” said Mark Pitcavage, the Anti-Defama- minished, experts say. “The members nowadays tend to be more dangertion League’s director of investigative research. However, Pitcavage said, the white supremacist ous – they’re more likely to commit very serious hate movement has not seen significant growth in its crimes against Jews and other groups,” said Jack Levin, a professor of sociology and criminology at ranks. Behavioral patterns among hate groups are noto- Northeastern University. “The peripheral members By Anthony Weiss

have gotten out. The hardcore survivors are the ones who commit the really serious crimes, and they’re the ones who are left in the groups.” At the same time, anti-Semitism has become increasingly central to the ideologies of hate groups over the decades. “We have a radical right underworld that is very much animated by anti-Semitism,” said Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center. “It’s essentially been Nazified in last 30 years. They no longer see blacks as the ultimate enemy. Jews are now considered the ultimate enemy.” That worldview, in which white supremacists see Jews as the manipulators behind blacks, Hispanics and other perceived enemies, was reflected in Miller’s own thinking. “Blacks, they have little power except what the Jews allow them to have,” Miller said to the liberal blog Talking Points Memo in a 2012 interview. “Jews call the shots. But white people, we have no power at all.” That increased suspicion has not necessarily translated into more anti-Semitic activity. The Anti-Defamation League found that reported anti-Semitic incidents were down in 2013, continuing a decade-long trend. White supremacists can sometimes find it difficult to identify Jews, even when they seek them out. “Look at this case outside of Kansas City,” said Levin, referring to the recent shootings. “The perpetrator tried to kill Jews and mistakenly killed three Christians.” (JTA)

613 Ways To Learn: Rabbi Brings Jewish Homeschooling To The Web By Matt Robinson While soaring tuition costs put Jewish day school out of reach for an increasing number of parents and some families seek alternatives to brick-and-mortar schools because they simply want to rethink their children’s education, Boston-area teacher Rabbi Yosef Resnick has taken to the web to address this much-debated communal concern. Resnick has a master’s degree in education, is a sofer stam (scribe), and is the father of five homeschooled children. About six years ago he created the online Jewish learning program Room613 (www. room613.net), whose name derives from the number of mitzvot in the Torah. Room613 offers a full range of real-time Judaic studies classes in a virtual classroom. “One of the goals of Room613 is to explore the depth and beauty of Torah learning, and to cultivate a love of God, Israel, and the Jewish people,” said Resnick. “I want to make Torah learning available to all Jewish children and to provide a stress-free, nonjudgmental environment where students can learn purely for the sake of learning, and not for the coercion of prizes and grades. The result is that my students love to come to class and learn.” Raised in what he calls a “secular, nonobservant Jewish family,” Resnick felt what he describes as a certain “spiritual lack” in his life when he reached his mid-20s. “I felt I was missing, and needed, some type of spiritual path or discipline,” he said. Inspired by what he calls a series of incidents of hashgacha pratit (divine providence), Resnick embarked on his own path of self-directed Jewish learning, one that began with his reading of Aryeh Kaplan’s book Jewish Meditation and eventually led to him, together with his wife Yael, to study in the mystical Israeli city of Safed. Resnick said his own journey of self-discovery and study led to his desire to share the gift of Torah with others. “As Ethics of the Fathers states, the obligation to learn Torah never ends,” he said. “My own learning experience, which is ongoing, has been one of discovery and one of great awe, love, and respect for the

Jewish wisdom that has been passed down to us. I want to teach children in a way that reaches their hearts and minds without any feeling of negativity or judgment – just the pure joy of learning Torah.” In a “flash of inspiration,” Resnick said he decided to “combine Jewish education, online education, and homeschooling.” “I was involved in all of these things separately, and it just made sense to bring them together to benefit other families,” he added. Room613’s classes include Chumash, halacha, Jewish holiday observance, and Jewish thought. There is also a free online “davening circle,” where all Jewish children are invited to join together for morning prayers. While the program’s virtual classroom is where the formal classes take place, the Room613 website offers a different service – an “online community” featuring articles, blogs, discussion forums for parents and kids, and a growing collection of original curriculum materials that can be downloaded for free. “The Room613 website is an online community that Rabbi Yosef Resnick welcomes all Jewish families, particularly those who homeschool, but it’s really for anyone who wants to discuss educating their children and connect with other families about Jewish education,” Resnick explained. When Resnick began developing Room613 six years ago, online learning was still a relatively new concept, especially in the Jewish world. “Room613 was really the first fully developed program of its kind,” Resnick said. “There are a few others now offering programs approximating what I am doing, but usually they are very expensive, and often geared toward a learning level that is closer to that of an afterschool program than a comprehensive curriculum. I have made a point of keeping my program extremely affordable, and the depth of learning I offer is unmatched in other programs.” While the cost of Jewish day school across the U.S. now often exceeds $20,000 per year, annual tuition for access to all courses on Room613’s main schedule

is $1,800. Though it was primarily intended for – and is primarily used by – homeschooled children, anyone can enroll in Room613 classes. Resnick offers supplementary programs for students who attend Jewish day schools. “My classes have students joining from all over the country, and even some from other countries,” he said. “Most of my students are homeschoolers, but I also have students who come home from public school and catch my last class of the day.” Resnick has also branched out his efforts to meet the needs of specialized groups of students such as early childhood, teen girls, and adults. For adults, Resnick created Mercaz Machshava Tova (The Center for Jewish Positive Thinking), where he writes about self-improvement and spiritual growth and offers online classes. Membership is free. As Room613 grows, Resnick continues to pursue his other passions and interests. He has been a musician for nearly four decades and taught guitar in the Boston area for years. He is also currently studying for a degree in holistic health. Yet Room613 remains his primary focus. The program, he suggested, offers opportunities and benefits that other forms of education do not. “I still remember fondly an image over the [Room613 virtual classroom] webcam from several years ago,” Resnick recalled. “A mom walking through her house and stopping to kiss her son on the head while he was in class. It was a touching moment that she probably doesn’t even remember. This kind of thing obviously cannot be done in a traditional school. Parents are always welcome to sit in on my classes.” Summing up, he said that in his view, “Room613 combines the best of all worlds. Kids are in a safe environment [with] no bullying, no cliques, yet they are engaging in an extremely high quality, challenging Judaic studies program that is tailored to their needs. I think this is how Jewish education should be.” (JNS)


 

 

 

 

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Qatar To Abandon Hamas? A behind-the-scenes shakeup in the Arab world could result in a flare-up of violence from the Gaza Strip while Iran becomes even closer to the Hamas terrorist group. Informed Middle Eastern security officials said Qatar is seriously studying a proposal in which it would become more allied with the moderate Arab countries and halt its support for Hamas and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. The plan was given to Qatar by Bahrain and the Saudis. It seeks to isolate Turkey as the main sponsor of the Muslim Brotherhood as well as the Islamic insurgency targeting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Without Qatari support, the security officials said, a weakened Hamas would be forced back into the Iranian axis, a move that could result in more violent attacks from Gaza aimed at both Israel and Egypt. Besides its support for the Gaza Strip’s Islamic rulers, Qatar is a major sponsor of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was deposed from power in Egypt in a military coup last year. New Appointee Has Radical Past The new head of the U.S. pardon office, the official responsible for vetting federal inmate applicants for presidential grants of clemency, was the key point person in connecting President Obama to Weather Underground terrorist Bill Ayers. Deborah Leff, currently a senior adviser to Attorney General Eric Holder, will take over the Office of the Pardon Attorney, the Justice Department announced last week. Major news media reports covered the appointment of Leff to her new position. However, entirely unreported was Leff’s previous relationships with Ayers and Obama as well as her anti-gun activism. Leff served in the 1990s as president of the Joyce Foundation, an education reform and anti-gun activist group. Obama served on the Joyce Foundation board from 1994 to 2002. He was named to the board by Leff. While Leff served as Joyce’s president, the non-profit provided critical start-up capital to the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, or CAC, an education reform group founded by Ayers. Obama worked closely with Ayers at the CAC and was appointed in 1995 as chairman of the organization’s board. Obama would later cite his CAC position as evidence of his qualification for public office. Leff told The New York Times in 2008 that she was the one who first suggested that Obama become Annenberg Challenge’s board chairman. Leff is also tied to Ayers’s wife, Bernardine Dohrn, a co-founder with him of the domestic terrorist group. In 1996, Leff appeared with Dohrn, once the FBI’s most wanted woman, as a panelist at a gun violence discussion sponsored by the American Bar Association in Chicago. Leff, meanwhile, utilized her former position to steer money to the controversial Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN. An extensive review of the grants made by a major progressive foundation run by Leff also found financing to the Marxist-oriented Sojourners, an acAaron Klein is a New York Times bestselling author and senior reporter for WND.com. He is also host of an investigative radio program on New York’s 970 AM Radio on Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m. Eastern. His website is KleinOnline.com.

tivist group that claims to espouse Christian social justice, and funding to a group run by radical Van Jones, President Obama’s former “green” jobs czar. Also financed by Leff’s foundation is the Herndon Alliance, a marketing outfit that was the driving force in branding Obamacare. Herndon recommended a series of phrases, some deceptive, that the White House and Democrats used to sell the health-care law to the public. From 2006 until she came to the Justice Department in 2010, Leff served as president of the Public Welfare Foundation, a progressive funding group that describes itself as supporting “efforts to advance fundamental rights and opportunities for people in need.” In 2009, the foundation gave $160,000 to the In These Times blog, where both Ayers and Dohrn served on the editorial board. $15,000 that year went to Sojourners, an organization run by Jim Wallis, described as a spiritual adviser to Obama. Wallis, once a member of the Obama White House “faith council,” is a socialist activist who has championed communist causes and once labeled the U.S. “the great captor and destroyer of human life.” Wallis’s Sojourners publishes a magazine that actively lobbied for communist regimes that seized power in Latin America in the late 1970s, including the Sandinista dictatorship in Nicaragua. Sojourners in the 1980s was a fierce opponent of the U.S. nuclear buildup, claiming the policy was “an intolerable evil” irreconcilably at odds with Christianity. Meanwhile, the Public Welfare Foundation under Leff donated $50,000 in 2007 to the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, an anti-police outfit run by Van Jones. Jones resigned as Obama’s advisor for “green” jobs after it was exposed that he had founded a communist revolutionary group and called for “resistance” against the police and the U.S. government. Leff’s fund in 2007 also financed the Marxist-oriented Institute for Policy Studies. This column counted at least $245,000 steered from Leff’s center to various ACORN offshoots, including Florida ACORN, Minnesota ACORN and the ACORN institute. In 2008, the foundation gave $55,000 to the Herndon marketing firm, with 2009 seeing another $100,000 grant. The little-known Herndon Alliance has been behind the marketing of Obamacare since the inception of the legislation. It was the group that crafted President Obama’s false claim that Americans can maintain their choice of doctors and insurance plans. WorldNetDaily previously reported on Herndon’s radical ties, including its partnership with the George Soros-funded Center for American Progress. Other Herndon partners are the AFL-CIO, MoveOn, National Council of La Raza and the socialist-oriented SEIU union. Yet another Herndon partner is Citizens Action of Wisconsin, an arm of the Midwest Academy. Midwest is dedicated to teaching the tactics of radical organizer Saul Alinsky

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‘Be Not Afraid Of Greatness’ Embedded in this week’s parshah are two of the most fundamental commands of Judaism – commands that touch on the very nature of Jewish identity: “Do not desecrate My holy name. I must be sanctified among the Israelites. I am the Lord, who made you holy and who brought you out of Egypt to be your God. I am the Lord” (Leviticus 22:32). The two commands are respectively the prohibition against desecrating God’s name (Chillul Hashem) and the positive corollary (Kiddush Hashem) that we are commanded to sanctify God’s name. What are these commands and what do they mean? First we must understand the concept of “name” as it applies to God. A name is how we are known

to others. God’s “name” is therefore His standing in the world. Do people acknowledge Him, respect Him, honor Him? The commands of Kiddush Hashem and Chillul Hashem locate that responsibility in the conduct and fate of the Jewish people. This is what Isaiah meant when he said: “You are my witnesses, says God, that I am God” (Isaiah 43:10). The God of Israel is the God of all humanity. He created the universe and life itself. He made all of us – Jew and non-Jew alike – in His image. He cares for all of us. “His tender mercies are on all His works” (Psalms 145:9). Yet the God of Israel is radically unlike the gods in which the ancients believed, and the reality in which today’s scientific atheists believe. He is not identical with nature. He created nature. He is not identical with the physical universe. He transcends the universe. He is not capable of being mapped by science: observed, measured, quantified. He is not that kind of thing at all. How then is He known? The radical claim of Torah is that He is known, not exclusively but primarily, through Jewish history and through the ways Jews live. As Moses says at the end of his life:

Ask now about the former days, long before your time, from the day God created human beings on the earth; ask from one end of the heavens to the other. Has anything so great as this ever happened, or has anything like it ever been heard of? Has any other people heard the voice of God speaking out of fire, as you have, and lived? Has any god ever tried to take for himself one nation out of another nation, by testings, by signs and wonders, by war, by a mighty hand and an outstretched arm, or by great and awesome deeds, like all the things the Lord your God did for you in Egypt before your very eyes? (Deuteronomy 4:32-34) Thirty-three centuries ago, Moses already knew that Jewish history was and would continue to be unique. No other nation has survived such trials. The revelation of God to Israel was unique. No other religion is built on a direct revelation of God to an entire people as happened at Mount Sinai. Therefore God – the God of revelation and redemption – is known to the world through Israel. In ourselves we are testimony to something beyond ourselves. We are God’s ambassadors to the world. Therefore, when we behave in such a way as to evoke admiration for Judaism as a faith and a way of life, that is a Kiddush Hashem, a sanctification of God’s name. When we do the opposite – when we betray that faith and way of life, causing people to have contempt for the God of Israel – that is a Chillul Hashem, a desecration of God’s name. That is what Amos means when he says: “They trample on the heads of the poor as on the dust of the ground, and deny justice to the oppressed … so desecrate My holy name” (Amos 2:7). When Jews behave badly, unethically, unjustly, they create a Chillul Hashem. People say they cannot respect a religion, or a God, that inspires people to behave in such a way. The same applies on a larger, more international scale. The prophet who never

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Sacks Continued from p.16 tired of pointing this out was Ezekiel, the man who went into exile to Babylon after the destruction of the First Temple. This is what he hears from God: “I dispersed them among the nations, and they were scattered through the countries; I judged them according to their conduct and their actions. And wherever they went among the nations they profaned My holy name, for it was said of them: ‘These are the Lord’s people, and yet they had to leave his land’ ” (Ezekiel 36:19). When Jews are defeated and sent into exile, it is not only a tragedy for them. It is a tragedy for God. He feels like a parent would feel when he sees his child disgraced and sent to prison. He feels a sense of shame and worse than that, of inexplicable failure. “How is it that, despite all I did for him, I could not save my child from himself?” When Jews are faithful to their mission, when they live and lead and inspire as Jews, then God’s name is exalted. That is what Isaiah means when he says: “You are my servant, Israel, in whom I will be glorified” (Isaiah 49:3). That is the logic of Kiddush Hashem and Chillul Hashem. The fate of God’s “name” in the world is dependent on us and how we behave. No nation has ever been given a greater or more fateful responsibility. And it means that we each have a share in this task. When a Jew, especially a religious Jew, behaves badly – acts unethically in business, or is guilty of sexual abuse, or utters a racist remark, or acts with contempt for others – it reflects badly on all Jews and on Judaism itself. And when a Jew, especially a religious Jew, acts well – develops a reputation for acting honorably in business, or caring for victims of abuse, or showing conspicuous generosity of spirit – his behavior reflects well on Jews. It increases the respect people have for religion in general, and thus for God. This is how Maimonides puts it in his law code, speaking of Kiddush Hashem: “If a person has been scrupulous in his conduct, gentle in his conversation, pleasant toward his fellow creatures, affable in manner when receiving, not retorting even when affronted but showing courtesy to all, even to those who treat him with disdain, conducting his business affairs with integrity

… And doing more than his duty in all things, while avoiding extremes and exaggerations – such a person has sanctified God.” Rabbi Norman Lamm tells the amusing story of Mendel the waiter. When the news came through to a cruise liner about the daring Israeli raid on Entebbe in 1976, the passengers wanted to pay tribute, in some way, to Israel and the Jewish people. A search was made to see if there was a Jewish member of the crew. Only one could be found: Mendel the waiter. So, at a solemn ceremony, the captain on behalf of the passengers offered his congratulations to Mendel, who suddenly found himself elected de facto as the ambassador of the Jewish people. We are all, like it or not, ambassadors of the Jewish people, and how we live, behave and treat others reflects not only on us as individuals but on Jewry as a whole – and thus on Judaism and the God of Israel. “Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon ‘em,” wrote Shakespeare in Twelfth Night. Throughout history Jews have had greatness thrust upon them. As the late Milton Himmelfarb wrote: “The number of Jews in the world is smaller than a small statistical error in the Chinese census. Yet we remain bigger than our numbers. Big things seem to happen around us and to us.” God trusted us enough to make us His ambassadors to an often faithless, brutal world. The choice is ours. Will our lives be a Kiddush Hashem or, God forbid, the opposite? To have done something, even one act in a lifetime, to make someone grateful that there is a God in heaven who inspires people to do good on earth, is perhaps the greatest achievement to which anyone can aspire. Shakespeare rightly defined the challenge: Be not afraid of greatness.

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out our windows and ask, Why does Hashem have to save us? Why are they trying to devour us? We fail to understand that all of Jewish history is a replay of sorts. “Whatever happened to our forefathers is a sign” – a message to their descendants concerning what will happen throughout their long and bitter exile. Let’s dust off the windows and study that first bondage of Egypt – the bedrock of all our future suffering. Joseph is in Egypt and becomes the country’s viceroy. He sends a message to his father, Jacob, to come join him with the entire family. Jacob comes and Joseph, along with his entire entourage – what in our day would constitute members of Congress, the president’s cabinet, and the elite media – goes to greet him. Paradoxically, Joseph tells his father to present himself and the family to Pharaoh as shepherds. It’s an odd message, since the Egyptians, as Rashi notes, considered sheep to be sacred and held shepherds in disdain. Why would Joseph wish to portray his family in such a negative light? Why would he wish to alienate them from Pharaoh and the Egyptian people? Joseph, who had survived in Egypt for twenty-two years as a lone Jew, had become an expert in preserving Jewish life in exile. He knew that in order to protect his people from disappearing, he would have to settle them in their own community where they could adhere to their own traditions without being threatened by assimilation. But for that to happen, the Egyptians

Pesach’s Dusty Windows For the past several columns I’ve been focusing on “windows” – albeit dusty windows that block our vision and prevent us from looking out and seeing the reality our Jewish lives. RABBI LORD of JONATHAN SACKS These windows are everywhere; they encompass our Yom Tovim and all events that befall us. These windows speak. They send us messages. But our ears do not hear. Our eyes do not see. Our windows are covered with layers of thick dust that have accumulated over the millennia. We have just celebrated the wonREBBETZIN ESTHER JUNGREIS derful days of Pesach when G-d broke the chains of our bondage and led us forth to Sinai and the Promised Land. We had beautiful Seders, and while at some point our eyelids may have become heavy with slumber, we forced ourselves to remain awake as we related the story and sang the songs of the Haggadah. RABBI LORD SACKS In the midst of JONATHAN our celebration, however, it never occurred to us to look out of our dusty windows, and after Yom Tov we returned to normal everyday life. Yet the windows of Pesach are crucial. Through them we can see our bitter exile. Yes, the Haggadah speaks loud and clear: In every generation there are those who stand ready to pounce upon us and devour us but Hashem saves us from their hands. But few of us look

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The Sefat Emet remarks that one may not infer from this Gemara that a kohen is prohibited from greeting other people with the blessing of “Shalom.” Why? Because the Talmud specifically disallows only the addition of an extra blessing to the mitzvah of Birkat Kohanim. The Talmud only speaks about a kohen who “went up to duchen.” Outside of this context, a kohen can bless a Jew as much as he wants. This reasoning appears to be essential to understanding the prohibition of “lo tosef” in general. If a person makes tefillin with five parshiyot or a garment with five pairs of tzitzit but does not wear them, he hasn’t violated “bal tosef.” The violation occurs only during the performance of a mitzvah. As such, there is nothing wrong with a kohen blessing people outside the context of the mitzvah of Birkat Kohanim.

In the Torah, we read, “Do not approach a woman during her menses… do not lie with your neighbor’s wife to contaminate yourself with her” (Vayikra Question: Is it permissible for kohanim to bless 18:19-20), which is immediately followed by, “You Jews outside the context of Birkat Kohanim? shall not present any of your children to pass through Answer: The Talmud (Rosh Hashanah 28b) for Molech” (ibid., 18:21). states: How do I know that a kohen who goes up to The first part relates to sexual morality and there- the duchen should not say, “Since the Torah grantfore falls in the category of chukim. The second part ed me permission to bless K’lal Yisrael, I will add pertains to the ritual murder of children, which clear- a berachah of my own [for example, ‘May G-d , the ly is in the category of mishpatim. Why, then, does G-d of your fathers, add to you a thousand times as Rabbi Cohen, a Jerusalem Prize recipient, is the Torah juxtapose the two? And how is the prohibi- many as you are now’ (Deuteronomy 1:1)]? Because the author of eight books on Jewish law. His latest, tion of Molech to be understood in our day and age? it is prohibited by the verse, “Lo tosifu – You may “Jewish Prayer the Right way” (Urim), is available Rav Soloveitchik answered both questions. not add” (Deuteronomy 4:2). at Amazon.com and select Judaica stores. Regarding the latter, he described an actual case in which parents were willing to place their own child up for adoption rather than compromise their lifestyle. Rav Soloveitchik declared that this was a modern-day example of giving one’s child to Molech. Regarding the first question, Rav Soloveitchik explained that chukim and mishpatim are linked. Someone who is unwilling to observe the former will likely not observe the latter in the course of time. Sexual morality from a Torah perspective is definitely a chok; the rules are sometimes difficult to understand and accept. It calls for strong discipline and sacrifice. Often, when couples wish to live as observant Jews, they have no objection to Shabbat or kashrut. The greatest challenge is the laws of taharat hamishpacha. Those who observe chukim out of surrender to the will of G-d, though, will always observe mishpatim. Those who reject THAT can shape the future of Israel and the Jewish People. chukim, in contrast, will one day, most likely, abandon mishpatim as well. Rav Soloveitchik further said that people who observe the chukim laws of family purity will love their children. If they do not preserve sexual The Zionist Spring is a new grassroots initiative We intend to significantly expand the number morality in their lives, working to restore the greatness of the Zionist of American Jews who proudly identify however, they will come movement. We are not a political party. We as Zionists and turn their passion into a to “Molech,” to having a are a voice of the Jewish people demanding movement for change at the next World disdain for children. that the Zionist Movement once again Zionist Congress, the ‘Parliament of the

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ferred to themselves as members of La Nacion. A few Ashkenazic Jews were also part of the Jewish community at this time. In 1741 Isaac married London-born Rachel Levy (1719-1797), the eldest daughter of Moses Levy. The Levys were a prominent New York Ashkenazic family. This caused an uproar among New York’s Sephardic elite, who looked down upon Ashkenazim as their social inferiors. Isaac’s uncle Rodrigo Pacheco made it clear that he was “displeased” with his nephew’s marriage into an Ashkenazic family. Since he was not the only member of the New York Spanish/Portuguese Jewish community to feel this way, Isaac did not invite any of them to his wedding. “Seven children besides Gershom were born to this marriage. The first child, Abraham (born 1741), and the last, Raphael, died in infancy. The others, who lived out their normal span of life, left a notable impress on the pages of American Jewish history. Gershom was the fourth of the children. His younger brother Benjamin and his younger sister Grace (Grace Nathan) were active and picturesque personalities. His older brother, Moses (17441809), was one of the organizers of the Bank of Rhode Island in Newport and was first Grand Master of Masons in Rhode Island. It was this Moses Seixas who as president of the Newport Jewish community in 1790 addressed to George Washington an historic letter of welcome to that town.

Gershom Mendes Seixas, American Patriot “In 1768 the position of hazzan became vacant at Congregation Shearith Israel in New York City, and Gershom Mendes Seixas, at the remarkably young age of 23, was unanimously elected to the post. Seixas was born in New York in 1745 or 1746 (the records are unclear), the son of Isaac Seixas. Legend has it that his grandfather was a Portuguese Marrano, Miguel Pacheco da Silva, who, upon realizing that the office of the Inquisition had discovered his criminal heterodoxy, prevailed upon one of his loyal servants to help smuggle him out of Inquisitorial reach. After escaping from his home in 1725, he fled to London, where he found a fairly large Jewish community. In London he reverted to his pre-Marrano name of Abraham Mendes Seixas and was elected to membership in the Mahamat, or ruling board of the Sephardic community.”1 “Abraham’s second son, Isaac Mendes Seixas, was born in Lisbon in 1709, but at an early age he escaped from his Marrano life in Portugal and by way of Barbados came to New York in 1730 (or 1738).”2 The Jewish community at this time consisted of a mere 250 to 300 people and wasJewish dominated by Jews of SpanPress 5x7-B.pdf 4/28/2014 11:01:49 AM ish/Portuguese origin that proudly re-

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From Inspiring Image To Reality As we leave behind Pesach, the celebration of our original Redemption, we are still under the impression of its dramatic conclusion, the haftarah reading of its last day, which describes the personality of Mashiach and the Messianic era in the most vivid terms. Many of our haftarahs – supplementary readings from the Prophets after the main Torah reading – through the year refer to Mashiach and the ensuing era of perfection, but none in such explicit, evocative and inspiring terms as that of the last day of Pesach (from Isaiah 10:32-12:6): “A shoot shall come forth from the stem of Yishai [King David’s father] and a branch shall grow forth from its roots. And G-d’s spirit shall rest upon him, a spirit of wisdom and intellect, a spirit of counsel and strength, a spirit of knowledge and awe of G-d. He will be permeated with the spirit of the awe of G-d; he will not judge by the sight of his eyes nor decide by the hearing of his ears. He will judge the poor with justice and reprove with fairness the humble of the land; he will strike the [evil ones of the] land with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips will slay the wicked. Justice shall be the girdle of his waist, faithfulness the girdle for his loins. “And the wolf will dwell with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the kid goat; the calf, lion cub and fattened ox will be together and a young child will lead them. The cow and the bear will graze, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox. The nursing child will play on the poisonous snake’s hole, the newly weaned child will stretch his hand over the viper’s den. They shall do no harm nor shall they destroy on all My holy mountain, for the world will be full of the knowledge of G-d as water covers the sea. “And it will be on that day that the root of Yishai [Mashiach], who stands as a banner to the nations, to him the nations will seek, and his repose shall be in glory. And it will be on that day that G-d will again, a second time, stretch out His Hand to take possession of the remnant of his people which will remain from Assyria, from Egypt, from Patros and from Kush, from Elam and from Shinar and from Hamat and from the islands of the sea. And He will raise a banner for the nations and bring in the exiles of Israel and gather the dispersed of the Jewish people from the four corners of the earth… And there will be a path [across the water] for the remnant of His people who will be left from Assyria as there was for Israel on the day when they came up from the land of Egypt. “On that day you will say, ‘I give thanks to You, G-d, that You have been angry at me, for Your anger has been turned away and You are consoling me. Indeed, G-d is my deliverance, I will be confident and not fear, for G-d is my strength and song and He has come to my rescue….” It doesn’t take long, however, after we finish dwelling upon this idyllic scene of the future, and pondering how we can possibly make it a reality, that Pesach suddenly draws to close. We are thrust back into the workaday world, perhaps busy putting away the special Pesach dishes, and start resuming all our mundane affairs that had been placed temporarily on hold for the holiday week. Was it all just a dream, or is it an imminent reality that may be revealed at any moment? Our Torah tells that belief in the imminent revelation of Mashiach and the grand Messianic era is an integral part of our Jewish faith, as Rambam explains in detail close to the end of his great halachic code (Hilchos Melachim, chapter 11). Eventually it’s certainly going to happen.

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Personal Perspective From Holocaust To Rebirth By Gilad Schwartz Last year, together with my high school friends from Yeshiva Bnei Akiva Givat Shmuel, I joined the Annual March to Poland in the footsteps of the Shoah. As soon as I stepped off the plane, I could feel the gray, empty and lifeless weather that prevails in Poland, and instantly realized that Poland is a place devoid of life. It rains or snows almost all the time at this time of the year, and there is hardly a glimmer of sunlight. How different it is with our tiny country blessed with good weather, blue skies and a shining, smiling sun. During the tour, we saw the Polish villages and towns where Jews lived before the war. As we continued our trip, we visited the ghettos and saw firsthand the living conditions (if you can call it that – for which there are inadequate words to describe). It was obvious that all the members of the delegation found it most difficult to grasp this nightmarish reality wherein the Jews were forced to live. In each housing unit, 20 people were forced to share the meager food provided for such a group and live as normal a family life as possible under the harshest of conditions. After completing our visit to the villages and ghettos, we came to the most difficult part of our journey – a visit to the death camps. First, at Auschwitz; we saw all the Jewish valuables and stolen property that remained, from the dishes and eating utensils they carried with them, to babies’ shoes. It was staggering to look at this chilling display, and at the same time marvel at how people who were limited in what they could take with them, nevertheless chose to take their tallit and tefillin. I then understood that in that gray and chilling reality, there still shone the light that is Yisrael. And despite all the difficulties they endured, their devotion to the Creator remained steadfast under all circumstances. The faith and optimism that accompanies every Jew was so much an integral part of their identity that they refused to leave holy valuables and sacred objects, although this could likely cost their lives. Another thought that came to mind was how much we must appreciate even the smallest thing, and not to put down the smallest blessing we have, whether it is with food or clothing, and even the more simple. Also, I thought about how we treat out own tallit and tefillin, that for which people were willing to forfeit their lives in order to perform these mitzvot. Things we have today should not be taken for granted. At one point, when we entered a building where 600 Jews lived in sub-human conditions, our guide asked us to remove our shoes and socks as we walked around the cabin, so we should be able to physically feel the cold. After a few moments, it was obvious that most were shivering and could hardly move about. Before we got frost bite, our guide then instructed us to put back our shoes and socks. It was only after we removed our shoes that we were able to feel somewhat the conditions that existed at the time. And unlike us, they were not able to put on some shoes when they felt the bitter cold. In addition, they were forced to do slave labor, while we were only receiving a description from our guide. We were sure this was only a drill to demonstrate a point, and in a few moments we would be able to put back our shoes. But not them. Even to think about shoes or a blanket or coat to warm up was a fantasy light years distant away from any reality. Having passed through Auschwitz and thinking there could be no more dreadful place, we went on to the Birkenau extermination camp, located a few minutes distance from the Auschwitz camp. From the moment we got off the bus, even the smallest things we saw sent shivers up our spines and contin-

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Pirkei Avot (Part II) Question: I have two questions regarding Pirkei Avot. First, is there a specific reason that the last chapter is read on the Sabbath before Shavuot, or is this just a quirk of the calendar? Second, in that last chapter we find a list of qualities that enable one to acquire Torah knowledge, including anavah, humility. I find this difficult to believe in light of the Gemara in Gittin that chastises one of the scholars for his anavah, saying that it ultimately caused the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash. Zvi Kirschner (Via E-Mail) Summary of our response up to this point: The study of Pirkei Avot through the summer is specified in halacha (Rema, Orach Chayim 292:2). While we generally refrain from organizing study sessions on Shabbat between Minchah and Ma’ariv, we do recite Pirkei Avot at that time starting after Pesach until Rosh Hashanah. The Magen Avraham (ad loc.) explains that we usually don’t arrange study sessions between Mincha and Maariv on Shabbat for fear that they will continue until dusk and interfere with seudah shelishit. The Gaon of Vilna (Biur HaGra) explains that in the summer, the days are longer and there is time to study Torah before seudah shelishit. The Chafetz Chaim writes that since many people come to shul on Shabbat afternoon and engage in idle conversation, it is better to listen to Pirkei Avot’s words of mussar. Since there are six Sabbaths between Pesach and Shavuot and six chapters in Pirkei Avot, we devote an entire Sabbath to the study of each chapter. After Shavuot, specifically in the month of Elul, there are weeks when we double up and learn two chapters on one Sabbath. We always read the last chapter on the Sabbath before Shavuot and the fifth and sixth chapters together on the Sabbath before Rosh Hashanah. This last chapter is referred to as Kinyan HaTorah, lit., “the method of acquiring Torah.” It is not part of the original Mishnayot compiled by R. Yehudah HaNasi, but is rather a compilation of Tannaitic Beraitot that was added to Pikei Avot at a later date. ***** The sefer Matnot Chayyim, authored by HaRav Matisyahu Salomon, shlita – Mashgiach Ruchani of Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood and formerly of Yeshivah Beth Yosef in Gateshead – contains a compilation of essays about Kinyan HaTorah. (The book is available through Israel Book Shop, Inc., Lakewood, NJ, 732-901-3009, or in England at Lehmann’s, 191-430-0333.) In his preface, the author explains why Pirkei Avot is studied during the weeks prior to Shavuot. He writes that the preparations for receiving the Torah at Mt. Sinai on Shavuot entail 48 methods of acquisition, which are listed in the last chapter of Avot. The Hasid Ya’vez, as found in Midrash Shemuel, states: “The Torah can only dwell in one whose being is devoid of negative traits, and who is full of important [and admirable] traits.” This is why G-d commanded the Jewish people (Exodus 19:15), “Heyu nechonim li’sheloshet yamim, al tigshu el isha – Be ready after a three-day period, come not near a woman.” Rashi explains that this command concerned the purification of Jewish women for the giving of the ToRabbi Yaakov Klass, rav of Congregation K’hal Bnei Matisyahu in Flatbush, Brooklyn, is Torah Editor of The Jewish Press. He can be contacted at yklass@jewishpress.com.

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Mazal Tov The kohen shall wave the Omer before Hashem on the morrow of the rest day…until the morrow of the seventh week you shall count…and you shall offer a new meal-offering to Hashem – Vayikra 23:1116) Rashi explains that following the second day of Pesach, when the Omer was brought, seven complete weeks were counted till Shavuos, at which time an offering from the new crop was brought. Unlike the bikkurim, which consisted of wheat, the Omer was a barley offering. The Zohar tells us that the Torah is our guide, not only halachically but also providing us with a philosophical perspective on life. Every description, detail, and difference in wording in the Torah is very significant. The Shem M’Shmuel (1855-1926) notes that every person experiences various stages in life. There are times of inspiration and moments of despair; days of animosity and occasions of friendship. We love when everything is going great, but we detest those days when things go wrong. People are also constantly working on their middos, correcting their shortcomings and moderating their temperaments. As opposed to wheat, barley is cattle feed, and our sages tell us (Berachos 36a) that it is harmful for human consumption. This is the meaning of mimacharas hashabbos – the waving of the Omer on the morrow and the ultimate new meal offering. When the Jewish people left Mitzrayim they had almost reached rock bottom; they were on the 49th level (of 50) of impurity, deeply subservient and physically oppressed, with no hope of freedom. Ostensibly, even if they were corporeally liberated, there was little chance they could ever regain their spirituality. Yet Bnei Yisrael were, unimaginably, suddenly and miraculously saved and merited the achievement of kabbalas haTorah seven weeks later. Similarly, the “waving” of the Omer signifies a man’s opportunity to grow and elevate himself, his opportunity to attain distinction and greatness. R’ Akiva always said (Berachos 60b), “Whatever Hashem does is for the good.” The Talmud relates that R’ Akiva once arrived in a town and sought lodging for the night but was refused. Taking his donkey, his rooster, and a lantern, R’ Akiva spent the night in the fields, saying, “Whatever Hashem does is for the good.” Soon a gust of wind extinguished his lantern’s light, a weasel devoured his rooster, and a lion consumed his donkey. R’ Akiva said, “Whatever Hashem does is for the good.” That same night robbers invaded the town and killed its inhabitants. “Did I not say that whatever Hashem rah. If the women remained pure, the men would as well (whereas if they intermingled, there was potential for both to lose their ritually pure status). Rabbi Salomon adds that, similarly, the command that Beni Yisrael cleanse their clothes (Exodus 19:10) was in preparation for Matan Torah, and just as one must cleanse oneself physically, one must also purify oneself from ritual impurities and uncleanliness which restrain the soul from reaching the highest

does is for the good?” said R’ Akiva. Prior to his conversion, Unkelos asked his uncle, Caesar Adriyonos, for business advice. His uncle advised him to buy a commodity that no one wanted, at a low price. Its value would ultimately rise, he told him, and then he would profit hugely. Unkelos converted when Bnei Yisrael were in a difficult situation, but he was certain their circumstances would eventually improve. Unkelos lived for the future. The Ramchal states that no matter one’s personal situation – rich or poor, weak or strong – there is always a component of goodness and beneficence. A simple shul in a small city in Galicia retained a humble poor shammash at a meager salary. Over time the city’s financial status improved, and many of the city’s inhabitants became quite wealthy. New businesses were opening, and the city became a busy hub of activity. Appreciative of G-d’s largesse and kindness, the denizens of the city decided to rebuild the shul. Once the imposing new building was up, and the beautiful fixtures and up-to-date furnishings were in place, the shammash seemed archaic and no longer in sync with the shul’s new image. They needed a shammash who knew how to write, do accounting, and organize events. The newly elected gabbaim offered the shammash a sixmonth period to master the finer techniques of the job or they would have to let him go. After six months, the old shammash informed the gabbaim of the shul that as much as he wanted to be able to meet their requirements, he was unable to do so. He did not have the time, the energy or the wherewithal to dedicate to such an undertaking, especially in light of the fact that his wife was not in good health and needed his help. With a heavy heart and some severance pay in hand, he took his leave. The money was soon expended and, having no skills, the shammash began to work for some wood merchants in the area. These vendors would buy large forests of trees from landowners, chop down the wood and prepare them for shipping to various countries throughout the world. It was a lucrative business and many fared quite well. The shammash was, in fact, very successful. Although he did not know how to write, he was an intelligent individual and a quick study. Slowly but surely he advanced in the industry until he became an independent dealer. He invested in large amounts of timber and had business dealings all over the world. Soon he became one of the wealthiest individuals in all of Europe. One day at a meeting with one of the major bankers in the country, the officer asked the former shammash: How is it possible that you, a wise and wealthy individual, and one of our most important clients, does not know how to write? The shammash nodded his head and answered, “That is my entire mazal. Indeed, if I would have known how to write I would still be a shammash today!” We never know when our mazal is shining and when failure is really our means to success. levels it can attain. The chapters of Avot are replete with important matters that enable the soul to come closer to its Creator and thus awaken a person to serve G-d. The last chapter of Avot in particular, however, is completely focused on the attainment of Torah. As such, it is the appropriate chapter to study before Shavuot. (To be continued)


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May A Kohen’s Pregnant Wife Enter A Cemetery? Parshas Emor begins with the commandment prohibiting kohanim from becoming tamei. This prohibition only applies to male, not female, kohanim. Additionally, the Gemara in Yevamos 114 states that the Torah commands adult kohanim to ensure that kohanim under the age of thirteen do not become tamei. An interesting question arises based on these halachos: Can a kohen’s pregnant wife enter a cemetery? On the one hand, she should be able to since the halachos of tumah only apply to male kohanim. On the other hand, perhaps the fetus she is carrying is a male kohen, in which case she would be obligated to ensure that he does not become tamei. The Shach (Yoreh De’ah 361) quotes the Rokeach who says that a pregnant woman married to a kohen may enter a room with a dead person in it. He says this is permitted because it is a sfeik s’feika (double safek). One safek is regards her fetus’s gender – it may or may not be male; the other regards the fetus’s viability – it may or may not be a nefel (a child who doesn’t live for 30 days or who is born after a pregnancy that didn’t reach full-term). The Magen Avraham (Orach Chaim 343:2) says that he does not know why the Rokeach had to rely on a sfeik s’feika in order to permit a kohen’s pregnant wife to enter a room with a dead person in it. The Magen Avraham suggests that this should be permitted because of the concept known as taharah baluah – if something is completely enveloped inside something else, it cannot contract tumah. The Gemara, in the fourth perek of Chullin, clearly extends this law to something inside a uterus; since the fetus is considered baluah, it cannot contract tumah. There-

fore, a kohen’s pregnant wife should be permitted to is aware that the fetus is a male, i.e. through ultra enter a cemetery – even if she knows she is carrying sound. One of the Rokeach’s s’feikos concerns the fetus’s gender. If one knows that the fetus is a male, a male fetus – as the fetus will not contract tumah. In volume 2 of Kovetz Shiurim, siman 41, Rav there is no longer a sfeik s’feika; rather, there is only Elchonon Wasserman, zt”l, Hy”d, discusses whether one safek, which a person is forbidden to chance. But according to the Magen Avraham, it is still the prohibition against a kohen becoming tamei requires that he remains tahor, or if it also requires permissible for a kohen’s pregnant wife to enter a that a kohen not be in the same room as a dead per- cemetery even if she knows with certainty that the fetus is a male. This is because the fetus is still enson – even if he doesn’t contract tumah. Rav Elchonon also discusses whether the concept veloped inside the womb; therefore, it cannot contract of taharah baluah dictates that the fetus does not Continued on p.56 contract tumah because enveloped items simply do not contract tumah Yeshivah of Flatbush or because the fetus is ‫הישיבה דפלטבוש‬ halachically not considered to be in the same Cordially Invites You to Attend room as the dead person. ‫חגיגת יום העצמאות‬ If we say the latter (and ‫שנה ס“ו להקמת המדינה‬ keeping in mind that the Torah dictates that koServices and Celebration hanim remain tahor) it would be prohibited for a Monday, May 5, 2014 kohen’s pregnant wife to ‫אור ליום ו‘ אייר תשע“ד‬ enter a room with a dead 8:15 PM person in it. Even though Joel Braverman High School the fetus would not conAl and Sonny Gindi Campus tract tumah, it would 1609 Avenue J nevertheless be in the Brooklyn, NY same room as a dead person – which is prohibited. ‫תפילת ערבית חגיגית‬ According to the Sheliach Tzibur: Hazzan Donny Baitner Rokeach, a kohen’s pregnant wife may enter a Student Presentation cemetery because of a featuring sfeik s’feika while acYeshivah of Flatbush students cording to the Magen 4th and 5th grade choir Avraham, she may enMiddle Division choir ter because the fetus is High School choir considered baluah and therefore cannot contract under the direction of tumah. Mr. Brian Gelfand Ms. Sally Shatzkes One difference between these two apGala Reception Following Program proaches is when one


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Our Torah portion talks of the fifty days between Passover and Shavuot commonly known as Sefirat Ha’Omer. From a biblical perspective, these days relate to the barley offering brought on the second day of Passover and the wheat brought on the festival of Shavuot. These are days of hope and prayer that the produce from the ground grows fruitfully and plentifully. In addition, this period of time certainly has something to do with the counting of time from Passover, the holiday marking our physical exodus from Egypt, to Shavuot, the holiday commemorating the giving of the Torah. So great is the anticipation of Shavuot that we count joyously one day after the other for seven full weeks hoping to reach higher and higher as we approach that moment in history when the Torah was given. It is fitting that we count up to forty-nine. This is because the number seven in Judaism symbolizes completion, wholeness and spirituality, for it is the number of Shabbat. Forty-nine is seven sets of seven, therefore the Omer period is the ultimate completion of the completion, the holiest of the holiest. As time progressed in the history of our people, these joyous days turned into sad ones. It was between Passover and Shavuot that the students of Rabbi Akiva died. According to tradition, death came because these learned men were involved in endless dispute. The relationships between these individuals who carried the potential for such greatness broke down resulting in backbiting and a totally ruptured community. My son Rabbi Dr. Dov Weiss points out that perhaps it is not a coincidence that Rabbi Akiva’s students died during the very days when we count toward the giving of the Torah. No doubt the rabbis led the way in the count toward Shavuot, as rabbis are the teachers par excellence of Torah. Yet, it is these same rabbis who became involved in deep conflict. Rather than these days being joyous they became days of mourning. Too often Torah scholars become so engrossed in the understanding of Torah that they begin to believe their approach is the only correct one. They often cannot see the truth in any other view. In our communities we too very often see how rabbis and community leaders fail to see any truth in someone else’s view even if it legitimate, creating havoc and endless strife. It has been suggested that different views are recorded in the Talmud to remind us that while one should continue to focus and deepen his or her view of Torah, it should not lead to tunnel vision. Different outlooks should respect one another. Sefirat Ha’Omer reminds us that we should intensely journey toward Torah, but while we do so we should not possess tunnel vision; we should open the windows and let the winds enter our minds, our bodies and our souls. Rabbi Avi Weiss is founder and president of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and senior rabbi of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale.

Butman Continued from p.24 But we can bring the reality closer by studying the relevant Torah sources in detail and gradually bringing our lives into accordance with the Torah perfection that will then prevail. Meanwhile, it’s the striking image of that revelation as expressed in this dramatic haftarah that gives us the inspiration and fortitude to continue resolutely fulfilling our vital task in this world of elevating it towards its future Messianic potential. May we properly use the haftarah’s inspiration to prepare the world for its actualization, may it be very soon.


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fate of the leper is to sit in isolation, expelled outside of the Jewish camp. This punishment of the leper is fascinating for, although we are taught that one is affected by his environment and are warned to distance ourselves from a bad neighbor and a bad friend, it is very rare for the Torah to expel someone from society. Even the most hardened Jewish criminal is not expelled – but the leper is. Rashi takes note of this and explains that it is middah k’neged middah – a punishment measure for measure. Since tzaraas comes primarily from the sin of slander, and since he who speaks lashon hara breaks up friendships and wreaks havoc in people’s marriages, he is, measure for measure, punished by being separated by his friends and family just as he drove a wedge into other people’s lives. This retribution is not restricted to the skin rash known as leprosy. Even today, one whose wagging tongue, for example, causes someone to lose a good job opportunity may find himself having a hard time with his livelihood. Likewise, one who is experiencing marital discord should examine whether his or her loose tongue may have caused problems in someone else’s marriage. We can extend this lesson to just about every aspect of life. The pasuk says, “Adam ki yiheyeh b’ohr b’soro nega tzara – When a man has on the skin of his flesh a plague of leprosy.” The Chofetz Chaim points out

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The Disease Of Lashon Hara (First Of Two Parts) The Torah devotes nearly two entire parshios to the subject of tzara’as, leprosy. While the Gemara in Masechtas Arachin teaches that leprosy can come because of seven spiritual maladies, primarily it is inflicted upon a person because of the sin of lashon hara. Indeed, the very word metzora is a composition of two words – motzi ra, one who speaks evil. The Chofetz Chaim comments on the proximity of Parshas Shemini – which talks about which animals are kosher, the twenty-six birds that are not kosher, the fish that are kosher and so on – to the parshios of leprosy, Tazria and Metzora. He explains that Hashem did this to convey the important message that just as a Torah Jew must be extremely careful with what he puts into his mouth, he must also be careful with what he allows out of his mouth, by exercising extreme caution that the words he says should be as “glatt kosher” as the food he eats. While the Rambam teaches us that the intricate laws of leprosy are no longer applicable after the destruction of the Temple, the lessons and punishments of leprosy are still very much in effect. The Torah tells us that the

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defined by misery and suffering. They had no rights. They had no life. They couldn’t own property, choose their own destiny, or protect their own children. They didn’t even have the right to their own time. A Mitzri could at any moment demand a Jew’s utter and complete compliance to do his bidding. If a Jew walked in the streets, it was every Mitzri’s right to whisk him away, without question and without recourse, and force him into slave labor for whatever he saw fit. Waking in the early morning to the crack of the Mitzri’s whip, the Jews were pushed to the limit of human endurance until late at night when they fell asleep in the fields. Without rest, without breaks, the Jews lugged heavy loads and lifted huge rocks. Sweat, tears, and bloodshed were their lot. In the heat of the sweltering sun and in the cold of the desert night, at the risk of life and limb, the Jew was oppressed with a demon-like fury. A beast of burden was treated wisely to ensure its well-being, but not the Jew. He was pushed beyond all limits. Finally, when Pharaoh was asked to let the Jewish people go, he increased their load, taking it from the impossible to the unimaginable. How could anything in the world be more desirable to the Jews than freedom? How could it be that anything, even something as great as receiving the Torah, could mean more to them than being redeemed from slavery? The answer to this question lies in

Why We Count, What We Count “And you shall count for yourselves from the day after the rest day, from the day when you bring the Omer of the waving — seven weeks, they shall be complete.” – Vayikra 23:15 Sefer HaChinuch: The Torah commands us to count the Omer so we can relive the Exodus from Mitzrayim. Just as the Jews back then anxiously anticipated the great day when they were to receive the Torah, so too we count the days till Shavuos, the Yom Tov that commemorates the giving of the Torah. To the Jews then, accepting the Torah on Har Sinai was even greater than their redemption from slavery. So we count each day to bring ourselves to that sense of great enthusiasm, as if to say, “When will that day come?” With these words the Sefer HaChinuch defines the mitzvah of Sefiras HaOmer. The difficulty with this is the statement that “to the Jews then, receiving of the Torah was even greater than being freed from slavery.” It seems hard to imagine that anything would be greater to a slave than being freed. This concept is even more perplexing when we envision what it was like to be a slave in Mitzrayim. The lives of Jews in Mitzrayim were

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sible was the receiving of the Torah – Hashem’s word, the ultimate spiritual experience. And so, while they anxiously anticipated the redemption from slavery as a great good that would free them from physical oppression, they valued the reason they were being freed even more. They were to receive the Torah. This concept has great relevance in our lives, as we have the ability to tap into this instinctive knowledge of the importance of learning. When a person gets caught up in the temporal nature of this world, the currency with which he rates things changes. The value system now becomes honor, power, career, or creature comforts. That is what he views as good, and that is what he desires. The more a person involves himself in these, the more important they become, and the less precious the Torah becomes. Our natural appreciation of Torah becomes clouded over by other desires and an ever-changing value system. However, the more a person focuses on his purpose in the world, the more he values the Torah. He recognizes it as the formula for human perfection. He now sees the Torah as the ultimate gift given to man because it is both the guide and the fuel to propel his growth. With this changed perspective, the very value system with which he measures things changes, and now his appreciation, love, and desire to learn increase until finally he becomes aligned with that which Hashem created him for – perfection and closeness to Hashem.

understanding the great level of clarity that the Jews reached by living through the makkos and the splitting of the sea. For ten months, each Jew saw with ever-increasing clarity that Hashem created, maintains, and orchestrates this world. With absolute certainty, they experienced Hashem’s presence in their lives. This understanding brought to them to recognize certain core cognitions. Every human has inborn understandings. Often they are masked and subdued. Whether by environment or by desire, the human spends much of his life running from the truths that he deeply knows. When the Jews in Mitzrayim experienced Hashem’s power and goodness, they understood the purpose of Creation. They knew we are creations, put on this planet for a reason. We were given a great opportunity to grow, to accomplish, to mold ourselves into who we will be for eternity. We have a few short, precious years here, and then forever we will enjoy that which we have accomplished. Because they so clearly experienced Hashem, their view of existence was changed. They “got it.” Because of this, the currency with which they measured all good changed. They recognized that the greatest good ever bestowed upon man is the ability to change, to mold himself into something different so that he will merit to cling to Hashem. They recognized that everything we humans value as The Shmuz Marriage Seminar, a important pales in comparison to the opportunity to grow close to Hashem. 12- part comprehensive guide to a sucBecause they understood this point so cessful marriage, is available free of NYM-Jewish Press 10 9:42at AM Page 1 charge www.TheShmuz.com. vividly, to them thex 7_NYM-Jewish greatest goodPress pos-3/26/14

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Beware Of The Cliff Changes To The New York Estate Tax By Raymond Zeitoune, Esq. and Isaac Yedid, Esq. As of April 1 of this year, New York State more than doubled its estate tax exemption, and it’s set to rise gradually through 2019 to eventually match the generous federal exemption, projected to be $5.9 million by 2019. In plain English, this means that the estates of New York residents who die between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015 may have to pay a NY estate tax only if the total assets exceed $2,062,500. (Keep in mind that outright transfers to a surviving spouse are not taxable.) Although the increased state exemption amounts (beginning at $2,062,500) seem to make estate planning much easier for a lot of people, there are still big traps in the new law to watch out for. One trap in New York is a new cliff – called a cliff because if it’s triggered, you basically fall into an estate tax abyss. Before April 1, the amount an individual could leave at death without owing state estate tax in New York was $1 million, one of the lowest exemption amounts in the 19 states (plus the District of Columbia) that impose state level death taxes. That meant that you’d pay New York estate tax (at up to a 16% top rate) on your assets above $1 million. The new exemption amount of $2,062,500 shields way more people from the state estate tax. But if you die with just 5% more than $2,062,500, you face a cliff, meaning that you will be taxed on the full value of your estate and not just the amount over the exemption amount. Here’s an example of how the new law could translate into an even worse scenario with a higher tax consequence than it would’ve been if the exemption amount had stayed at only $1 million: Assume a person dies on May 1 with an estate valued at $2.17 million. The New York basic exclusion amount will be $2,062,500. Because the value of the estate exceeds 105% of the then available New York basic exclusion amount ($2,062,500 x 105% = $2,165,625), the estate will be subject to New York estate tax on the entire $2.17 million. The New York State estate tax bill will be $112,400, which is the same as the amount that would have been due under the old law. Such an outcome would seem to make New York a much less favorable environment for New Yorkers during their golden years. In contrast, if an individual had died with an estate valued at $2 million, his/her estate would owe no New York estate tax under the new law because the New York basic exclusion amount will be applied to her estate since all the assets are valued under the $2,062,500 exclusion amount. However, under the old law (an exemption of amount of only $1 million), the decedent’s estate would still have owed $99,600 in New York estate tax, which is less than the $112,400 it would now owe under the new laws. In addition to the cliff, there are other problems with the new law. For one, there is no portability provision like in the federal law that allows a surviving spouse to shelter twice as much without the use of complicated trusts. Also, one must keep in mind that there is a threeyear look-back for taxable gifts (those gifts are pulled back into your estate) for gifts made on or after April 1 and before Jan. 1, 2019, but not including any gift made when the decedent wasn’t a New York state resident. For people whose estates will be taxable at the state and/or federal level, they have several options to reduce their estate tax bill. The options include spending their assets, directly gifting assets to family members or not-for-profit organizations, creating a foundational estate plan, getting married, using advanced estate planning techniques, or moving to another state that does not have a state estate tax. A future article will discuss this paragraph at length. If you wish to discuss any aspect of the new law as it relates to your estate planning, please contact one of the attorneys in the Trusts & Estates Practice Group at Yedid & Zeitoune, PLLC. Isaac Yedid, Esq. and Raymond Zeitoune, Esq. are partners at Yedid & Zeitoune, PLLC. The attorneys have a combined 15 years of legal experience. To contact the law firm, call 347-461-9800 or e-mail info@ yzlawoffice.com.

Acheinu Kiruv Conference Inspires Mesikus HaTorah HaGaon HaRav Moshe Hillel Hirsch, shlita, and HaGaon HaRav Shalom Cohen, shlita Address Keynote Session By Chaim Gold “Mesikus haTorah cannot be transmitted without importance of Torah. One develops a taste for the Torah’s sweetness when he understands its importance,” said HaGaon HaRav Moshe Hillel Hirsch, shlita, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Slabodka, a prominent talmid of HaGaon HaRav Aharon Kotler, addressing the Acheinu Kiruv Conference in Yerushalayim. “The primary vehicle for this is personal example. Seeing how important Torah is to one’s Rebbe, the talmid recognizes its sweetness.” Hundreds of Roshei Yeshiva, Rabbanim, and Kiruv activists participated in the conference focusing on kiruv rechokim and kiruv kerovim and cultivating that sweetness. Aside from Rav Hirsch’s inspiring keynote session, the Confrence, was addressed by HaGaon HaRav Shalom Cohen, shlita, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Porat Yosef and Nasi of Shas’s Moetzet Chachmei HaTorah as well as the Nasi of Dirshu and founder of Acheinu, Rav Dovid Hofstedter, shlita. “His Eyes Lit Up at the Word Torah!” Rav Hirsch quoted HaGaon HaRav Yitzchok Hutner, who once said that whenever he spoke with Rav Aharon Kotler, he would steer the conversation so that Rav Aharon would say the word “Torah” “His eyes would light up! It was clear he was talking about the greatest treasure! I would feel my love of Torah increase and my chashivus for Torah transformed. Rav Aharon’s own chashivus for Torah transmitted the Torah’s sweetness”. Targeted Roundtable Discussions Chaired by Expert Rabbanim An important innovation at the Acheinu Kiruv Conference was the thirty concurrent roundtable discussions on issues mechanchim and mekarvim face today, consisting of rabbinic authorities and kiruv professionals. Roundtables dealt with bochurim who have been orphaned of a parent, or transition from a baal teshuvah yeshiva to a mainstream yeshiva , or yeshiva ketana to yeshiva gedolah. Among the mechanchim and rabbinic leaders were HaGeonim Rav Chizkiyahu Yosef Mishkofsky, shlita, of Yeshiva Orchos Torah, talmid muvhak of Rav Aharon Leib Shteiman, shlita, Rav Binyamin Finkel, shlita, Mashgiach in Mir Yerushalayim, Rav Yisroel Gans, senior R’M at Yeshiva Kol Torah and posek of the Mattersdorf neighborhood of Yerushalayim and many others.

Rav Shalom Cohen, Nasi of Shas’s Moetzet Chachmei HaTorah addressing the Kiruv Conference Pre-Conference Guidance from Gedolei Hador Before the conference, Rav Dovid Hofstedter and senior Acheinu members visited gedolei hador who offered enthusiasm and advice. HaGaon HaRav Shteinman said, “The more one learns Torah, the sweeter it becomes. Those involved in kiruv should teach as much Torah as possible.” HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky, smilingly seemed to almost not understand the question! “All you must do is open a sefer and learn to see how sweet it is!” Senior Ponovezh Rosh Yeshiva, HaGaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein added the importance of davening with fervor in birchas haTorah when saying: “Please sweeten the words of Torah in our mouths and our children’s mouths.” The Critical Ingredient: Loving A Talmid Like a Son A Conference higlight was the keynote session presence at the of the senior Sephardic gadol, HaGaon HaRav Shalom Cohen, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Porat Yosef, newly appointed successor to HaGaon HaRav Ovadiah Yosef, zt”l, as Shas’s Nasi of the Moetzet Chachmei HaTorah. Rav Cohen, who has expressed his admiration for Acheinu’s activities in the Sephardic and Ashkenazi communities, spoke about the imperative of a Rebbi and mentor creating a bond with each talmid. “A talmid who feels his Rebbi or mentor loves him like a father will accept guidance. That is how Torah and yiras shamayim is transmitted.” “The Gemara says the world exists in the merit of the Torah of children. We must ensure that the world continues to exist because of our children’s Torah. The only way they will learn properly is if they feel their Rebbi truly cares about them. Everyone who teaches Torah must do so in a way that his talmidim can learn from example, thereby sustaining the world.”

Rishon L’Tzion, HaGaon HaRav Shlomo Amar at Acheinu ‘Yom Shekulo Torah’ Event

“The Rebbi Himself Must Possess Mesikus HaTorah and Ahavas HaTorah” Acheinu’s founder, Rav Dovid Hofstedter, noted that the sweetness of Torah comes after investing great effort into learning. Without ameilus, it is virtually impossible to achieve mesikus haTorah. To inculcate mesikus haTorah one must himself toil in Torah. One must himself possess mesikus HaTorah and Ahavas HaTorah to impart these.” A Dream Come True A moving siyum haShas by alumni to mark Acheinu’s 20th anniversary was a dream come true for Rav Hofstedter. The greatest nachas, he often remarks, is to see alumni so attached to Torah to complete entire masechtot and take Dirshu tests! Acheinu’s Executive Director, Rabbi Shlomo Fisherowitz remarked, “It was moving to see multitude of tables with Rebbeim and Avreichem representing the cross-section of Jewry, joining to bring today’s youth closer to Hashem. It is a zechut to be part of a movement whose transforming kiruv produces bnei Torah!” Acheinu’s Yeshiva L’Tze’irim “Yom Shekulo Torah” for Parents and Students Acheinu’s Yeshiva L’Tze’irim in Modiin Illit has put countless young men on the path to greatness. Its recent “Yom Shekulo Torah”, where parents learn with their sons, opened with a siyum on Masechet Megilah by the talmidim. HaGaon HaRav Shlomo Amar, former Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, addressed them, “The true bond between father and son is forged through learning Torah together.” Rav Zev Hofstedter, Rosh HaYeshiva, said “Parents were amazed to see their sons progress in midos and Torah. HaGaon HaRav Asher Arielli, shlita Tests Acheinu Yeshiva Talmidim Students of the Acheinu Yeshiva Hakedosha in Yerushalayim for baalei teshuvah with no learning background recently completed—the entire Masechet Bava Metzia! The Gaon, HaRav Asher Arielli, senior R”M at Yeshivat Mir came to test them and impart appreciation of their accomplishment’s magnitude, “Talmidim who began learning a year or two ago speak in learning as those who learned all their lives. One sees how happy they are, how much they love Torah and Hashem!” Rabbi Ariel Elbaz, a R”M at the yeshiva said, “We stay with each bachur, tapping into his strengths. That is how, with great siyatta d’Shmaya, they completed the entire masechta!”


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In memory of the yahrzeiten of: Rabbi Yaakov Shimshon b. Rabbi Yitzchak, zt”l, Shpitivka Rebbe (3rd Iyar, 1801); Rabbi Yeshaya b. Rabbi Moshe Steiner, zt”l, Kereszturer Rebbe (3rd Iyar 1925); Rabbi Avraham Meir b. Rabbi Yehuda Yisrael, zt”l, Honiad Rav and author of Vaya’an Avraham (3rd Iyar, 1995); Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu b. Rabbi Shaul Yedidya Taub, zt”l, Modjitzer Rebbe (4th Iyar, 1984); Rabbi Yosef Dov b. Rabbi Yitzhak Ze’ev Soloveichik, zt”l, Brisker Rav and author of Beis HaLevi (4th Iyar, 1892); Rabbi Yeshaya b. Rabbi Yehuda Leib Pik, zt”l, author of Masores HaShas (5th Iyar, 1799); Rabbi Levi b. Rabbi Gershom, zt”l, the Ralbag (6th Iyar, 1344); Rabbi Yosef Meir b. Rabbi Shmuel Zvi Weiss, zt”l, Spinka Rebbe (6th Iyar, 1909); Rabbi Yaakov Chaim b. Rabbi Yisrael Perlow, zt”l, Stoliner Rebbe (6th Iyar, 1946); and Rabbi Shlomo Ephraim b. Rabbi Aharon Luntshitz, zt”l, author of Kli Yakar (7th Iyar, 1619).

A Woman’s Oneg Yom Tov ‘You Shall Call The Shabbos A Delight’ (Beitzah 34b) The Avudraham, one of the classic Poskei Rishonim, cites in the name of R’ Gershon ben R’ Shlomo that the obligation to light candles for Shabbos is based on the mitzvah of oneg Shabbos. In order to enjoy the food that one eats, one must be able to see it. Therefore, Shabbos candles are lit where the Shabbos meal is consumed. However, there is no obligation to light candles on Yom Tov since there is no mitzvah of oneg Yom Tov. Therefore, R’ Gershon concludes that no berachah should be recited over lighting candles on Yom Tov (Avudraham, Maariv shel Shabbos). Our sugya discusses the mitzvah of oneg Shabbos, which is based on Yeshaya 58:14: “Call the Shabbos a delight (oneg).” Although this passuk is found in Navi, many Rishonim maintain that oneg Shabbos is a Torah obligation (see Mishnah Berurah 242:1; Shaar HaTzion ibid.; see at length the Meoros HaDaf HaYomi journal on Nedarim 66a and Pesachim 68b). The mitzvah of oneg Shabbos lends great significance to all food eaten over the course of Shabbos. Although it is generally permitted to eat untithed food in an informal setting, it is forbidden on Shabbos. Shabbos makes even a small amount of untithed food significant and, therefore, the food may not be eaten until tithes are taken. The Gemara, however, does not clearly state whether there is a similar mitzvah of oneg Yom Tov. The Rishonim, therefore, debate the issue. Learning from Haman The Rambam writes explicitly that there is a mitzvah of oneg Yom Tov: “Just as there is a mitzvah to honor the Shabbos and to delight with it (oneg), so too there is a mitzvah with Yom Tov” (Hilchos Yom Tov 6:16). The Meiri (Beitzah 3a, 35a; Shabbos 119a) writes similarly, as do other Rishonim (see Ritva, Moed Koton 13a; Teshuvos HaRashba 4:317, et. al.). A source for this position can be found in a MiMeoros Hadaf Hayomi Newsletters are published by the Sochachover Kollel of Bnei Brak, led by Rabbi Chaim Dovid Kovalsky. Meoros Hadaf Hayomi Newsletters, in Hebrew and/or English, are available for simcha and memorial dedications and are distributed by e-mail, dafyomi@hadaf-yomi.com.

drash which describes Haman’s conversation with Achashveirosh and his slanderous description of the Jewish people. Haman complained that the Jewish people constantly indulge themselves with food and drink, with excuses of “oneg Shabbos and oneg Yom Tov.” (It is interesting to note that poskim consider the wicked Haman to be a source from which one can draw halachic conclusions; see Noda B’Yehuda 2: Y.D. 161). Other Rishonim, including the Avudraham, cited above, and the Shaar HaMelech, citing one opinion in the Meiri, maintain that there is no mitzvah of oneg Yom Tov. Tosafos asserts the same, and therefore rules that there is no obligation to eat bread on Yom Tov (Tosafos, Sukkah 27a; see also Tzlach on our sugya in regard to the effect of oneg Yom Tov on the laws of tithing). The Shulchan Aruch, O.C. 529, rules that there is an obligation of oneg on Yom Tov, in accordance with the Rambam’s opinion. This obligation is derived from the continuation of the passuk cited above, “Call the Shabbos a delight… to sanctify Hashem in His honor.” Since the Yomim Tovim are sanctified to Hashem – the Torah calls them “mikraei kodesh” – one must eat a meal with bread to honor them. For the same reason, if a person forgot to say Ya’aleh V’Yavoh during Birchas HaMazon, he must repeat Birchas HaMazon, as is the halacha with all obligatory bread meals (Shulchan Aruch O.C. 188:6). Likewise, since the accepted halacha is that there is a mitzvah of oneg Yom Tov, a berachah must be recited over Yom Tov candles. A Woman’s Obligation It is customary that women be the ones who light Shabbos and Yom Tov candles. Should they therefore say a berachah when lighting? Perhaps we can argue that the obligation of oneg Yom Tov only applies to men since normally women are exempt from positive, time-bound commandments. Women are obligated to observe oneg Shabbos – despite the fact that Shabbos is a time-bound mitzvah, occurring only once a week – because the Sages paired the words “zachor” and “shamor,” which Hashem said simultaneously, teaching us that anyone who is obligated to observe “shamor” (as women are) must also observe “zachor.” But is the same true of Yom Tov? Are Women Exempt from Kiddush on Yom Tov? R’ Akiva Eiger, Teshuvos 1, writes that women are exempt from oneg and kiddush on Yom Tov, just as they are exempt from all other positive time-bound mitzvos. Only on Shabbos are the positive and prohibitive mitzvos are intertwined. Not so on Yom Tov. Therefore, women are exempt from the positive mitz-

vos of Yom Tov. The Rishonim debate whether women are obligated to observe the mitzvah of simchas Yom Tov. Devarim 14:26 states: “You and your family shall rejoice.” Some Rishonim interpret this verse as requiring everyone to rejoice, including women. Others interpret this verse as requiring fathers to bring joy to their wives and children. Even if we concede that women are obligated to observe simchas Yom Tov, this does not necessarily mean they are obligated to observe oneg Yom Tov as well. Simcha is fulfilled through meat and wine, while oneg is fulfilled by eating a bread meal. On Chol HaMoed, for example, there is a mitzvah of simcha, but there is no obligation to eat a bread meal (see Mishnah Berurah 530:1). Ya’aleh V’Yavoh True to his position, R’ Akiva Eiger rules that if a woman forgot to recite Ya’aleh V’Yavoh during Birchas HaMazon on Yom Tov, she should not repeat Birchas HaMazon since she wasn’t obligated to eat the bread meal to begin with. (Only an obligatory meal requires the recitation of Ya’aleh V’Yavoh. That’s why on Rosh Chodesh and Chol HaMoed, when eating bread meals are not obligatory, one should not repeat Birchas HaMazon if one forgot Ya’aleh V’Yavoh.) Even according to R’ Akiva Eiger, though, a woman may recite kiddush on Yom Tov if she so desires just like she may recite the berachos over the mitzvos of sukkah and lulav, which she is also not obligated to keep as they are time-bound positive mitzvos. She may also, for the same reason, recite a berachah over candle lighting on Yom Tov since she is allowed to voluntarily fulfill the mitzvah of oneg. However, the Sephardic custom is for women not to recite a berachah over positive time-bound mitzvos that they perform voluntarily (as the Beis Yosef rules). Therefore, if R’ Akiva Eiger is right that women are not obligated to observe oneg Yom Tov, Sephardic women should not recite a berachah over candle lighting on Yom Tov nor recite kiddush. Many poskim, however, reject R’ Akiva Eiger’s position and rule that women are in fact obligated to observe oneg Yom Tov and recite Kiddush on Yom Tov (see Shulchan Aruch HaRav O.C. 271:5; Ben Ish Chai, Second Year: Bereishis, 11; Igros Moshe O.C. 4:100; Shemiras Shabbos K’Hilchoso ch. 47, note 26). They maintain that the laws of Yom Tov parallel the laws of Shabbos, and women are obligated to observe the positive commandments of both (even though Kiddush on Yom Tov is only a rabbinic requirement – see Maggid Mishna, Shabbos 29:18). Women, therefore, should recite a berachah over Yom Tov candles.


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at Westside Jewish Center... On Tuesday, May 6 – in celebration of Israel Independence Day – the Jewish National Fund Women for Israel will hold a brunch at Sunset Luxe Hotel. On the same day Rabbi Avi Stewart, citing halachic and hashkafic sources, will speak on “Israel: Good or Bad for the Jewish People” at the Westwood Kehilla in L.A.… From May 8-10, Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier, founder of The Shmuz and Tiferes Bnei Torah, will be giving a marriage seminar at Shaarey Tzedek in Valley Village, CA… On Lag B’Omer, Sunday, May 18, the Los Angeles Celebrate Israel Walk concludes in Rancho Park, L.A., where you can enjoy the Celebrate Israel 66 Festival. Community News: Tower Saint John’s Imaging, in Santa Monica, is now open every Sunday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in order to accommodate the observant Jewish community. All imaging services – including mammography screening, ultrasounds, CTs, and MRIs – are available. Yeshiva News: Yeshiva Day School of Las Vegas is opening a pre-school in Summerlin, NV this fall... L.A.’s Yeshivat Yavneh has created a “Bod for G-d” program for males 16 and over. The fee is $200 per participant, with 10 percent going to the yeshiva as a tzedakah. The contest winner will receive 70 percent of the remainder of the money; 30 percent will go to the 2nd-place finisher. The contestants’ goal is to lose percentage body weight. Each program contender must also complete four mesechtos of Mishnayos while working to lose weight. Inspirational talks from a dietitian, specially- designed shul kiddushim, and group workouts with an award-winning trainer are featured in the program. Women Only: On Sunday, May 4, the Westwood Kehilla will host Sara Yocheved Rigler for a “True Self-Esteem Workshop for Women.” SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA Mazel Tov – Births: Rabbi Rob and Temi Glazer, a son (Grandparents Lynn Glazer and Jon Goldman)... Rabbi Jordan and Risa Brumer, a daughter. LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA Mazel Tov – Engagement: Daniel Ellman, son of David and Claire Ellman, to Aviva Goldstein. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Mazel Tov – Births: Yonah and Roizie Jacobs, a daughter (Grandparents Heshy and Chany Jacobs)... Chesky and Hendy (Mozes) Tevel, a son... Donny and Talya Zahler, a daughter (Grandparents Aharon and Avigayil Klein)... Rabbi Motti and Zippi Klein, a son… Isaac and Tamar Kravitz of Denver,

a daughter (Grandparents Rabbi David Miller and Joni Zuckerbrow-Miller)... Daniel and Rifka Alweis, a son... Shmueli and Shoshana Halperin of Israel, two daughters (Grandparents Reuven and Yehudis Orloff; Great-grandparents Howard and Jean Schultz). Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvahs: Jonathan Krombach, son of Danny and Miriam Krombach... Shmuel Kosofsky, son of Rabbi Nochum and Elana Kosofsky. Mazel Tov – Engagements: Miriam Kornwasser, daughter of Rabbi Yitzchok and Zisi Kornwasser, to Yom Tov Ehrlich, son of Rabbi Moshe Ehrlich... Shalom Klatzko, son of Rabbi Benzion and Shani Klatzko, to Sara Levy... Racheli Cohen, daughter of Jerry and Cecille Cohen, to Dovid Barsch of Brooklyn, NY (Grandmother Moselle Hendeles)... Tiki Miller, daughter of Rabbi David Miller and Joni Zuckerbrow-Miller, to Yoni Segura, son of Jacob and Debby Segura... Talia Kurnick, daughter of Norm and Bonnie Kurnick, to Eli Weintraub of Woodmere, NY... Chana Scholl, daughter of Don and Julia Scholl, to Eliyahu Krakowski of Monsey, NY. Mazel Tov – Weddings: Justin and Eden Maghen... Reuvain Stern, son of Rabbi Eli and Robin Stern, to Rassi Herzka of Lakewood, NJ. OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA Mazel Tov – Birth: Dan and Jessica Minkoff, a son (Grandparents Stephen and Terry Friedkin). VALLEY VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA Mazel Tov – Births: Meyer and Chaya Toperovich of Lakewood, NJ, a son (Grandparents Rabbi Eleazar and Pnina Pflaster)... Noah and Nava Greenfield of Providence, RI, a son (Grandparents Dr. Bruce and Ann Greenfield)... Netanel and Tova Chait of Boca Raton, FL, a daughter (Grandparents George and Lisa Lintz; Great-grandfather Dr. Morris Loffman). Mazel Tov – Engagement: Rabbi Levi Dov Morrow to Tikva Jacob of West Orange, NJ. DENVER, COLORADO Mazel Tov – Birth: Isaac and Tamar Kravitz, a daughter (Grandparents Dan and Jeannie Kravitz). Mazel Tov – Bar Mitzvah: Zachary Flom, son of Craig and Carlye Flom. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA Mazel Tov – Wedding: Jordan Rohde to Samuel Elbaz. PORTLAND, OREGON Mazel Tov – Birth: Rabbi Yosef and Nechama Rosenberg of Brooklyn, NY, a son (Grandparents Michael and Rachel Rosenberg).


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PLAYA DEL NEWARK  ELIZABETH, NJ MARYLAND MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDABALTIMORE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS SHALLOTS BISTRO 726 Arthur Godfrey Rd. • Sun-Thurs 11am-11pm, Sat night sundown-1am NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA NEW JERSEY • BARCELONA, SPAIN • 847-677-DINE • PASSAIC, • glatt • www.shallotsbistro.com LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Cholov Yisroel — Sushi, Pasta, Pizza, Salads, Fish, Desserts, Wine 7016 Carpenter Road, Skokie, IL BRONX L AVENTURA, FLORIDA RA’ANANA, ISRAEL DELICIAS KOSHER RESTAURANT BOCA RATON, FLORIDA Enjoy an upscale, elegant and fi ne dining Franco-American experience! KIKAR TEL-AVIV GLASGOW SCOTLAND. UK ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY Tel: 0034-93-2010904 – www.deliciaskosher.com CHICAGO, ILLINOIS BRONX LI BARCELONA, SPAIN GREATER DAYTONA BEACH, Serving ChineseFLORIDA &BARCELONA, Continental --- SPAIN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA 125 Santalo St. Barcelona ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY • N EW ORLEANS , LOUISIANA • 5005 Collins Ave., M.B. Inside Carriage Club • 305-866-3316 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS TEANECK, NEW JERSEY Basari, Glatt Kosher. Under supervision of the Chief Rabbi of Barcelona SHABBAT MEALS WITH PREPAID RESERVATIONS – TAKE OUT AVAILABLE BALTIMORE, MARYLAND AVENTURA, FLORIDA HalakCARMEN Beit Yosef, Mashgiach Temidi KOSHER CAJUN PLAYA DEL  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO BOCA RATON, FLORIDA CHICAGO, ILLINOIS NEWARK  ELIZABETH, NJ PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY Great selection from the grill, cooked dishes, typical Middle-Eastern starters NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA AVENTURA, FLORIDA N.Y. Deli & Grocery: Eat-In, Take-Out LENNY’S PIZZA MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA JERUSALEM, ISRAEL RA’ANANA, ISRAEL ORLANDO, FLORIDA DISNEY NORTH MIAMI,LOUISIANA FLORIDA MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA We deliver to any hotel – Lunch, Dinner and Shabbat meals NEW ORLEANS, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 3519 Severn Ave., Metairie • tel: 504-888-2010, fax: 504-888-2014 544 Arthur Godfrey Rd. — 305-397-8395 ---RA’ANANA, ISRAEL MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA JERUSALEM, ISRAEL AVENTURA, FLORIDA Shomer – Chabad Supervision – www.koshercajun.com Sun-Thurs: 11am-10pm, Fri:WASHINGTON, 11am-4pm, Sat: 1 hr after Shab-1am NEWShabbos ORLEANS, LOUISIANA D.C. BALTIMORE, MARYLAND • LOS ANGELES , CALIFORNIA • GREATER DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA BARCELONA, SPAIN BOCA RATON, FLORIDA Serving N.O for over 20 years – Delivery to Hotels – M-Th 10-7, Fri & Sun 10-3 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Cholov Yisrael, Pas Yisrael • www.lennypizza.com GLASGOW SCOTLAND. UK LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA ELITE CUISINE BOCA RATON, FLORIDA TEANECK, NEW JERSEY PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO • BALTIMORE , MARYLAND • NY STEAKHOUSE AND DELI ATLANTIC NEW JERSEY NEWARK CITY, ELIZABETH, NJ Kehilla Glatt Kosher – 323-930-1303 PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO (formerly Europa Steakhouse and Grill) --BOCA RATON, FLORIDA Deli • Chinese • Grill • 7119 Beverly Blvd. • Sushi • Platters • Catering BALTIMORE, MARYLAND DAVID CHU’S CHINA  BISTRO NEWARK ELIZABETH, ATLANTIC CITY, NEW NJ JERSEY NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA GREATER DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA In the Days Inn Hotel, 4299 Collins Ave. 305-535-6077 cell# 954-401-1062 MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA Shabbos Take-Out — Sun-Thurs 11-10, Fri. 8-3 • “We deliver anywhere you like” BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY 410-602-5008 • Glatt Kosher • -BALTIMORE, MARYLAND WWW.LCHAIMSRESTAURANT.CO.UK

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7105 Reisterstown Rd., Baltimore

Now accepting reservations for Sedarim and all Pesach meals

PHILADELPHIA, BEST KOSHER CHINESE RESTAURANTILLINOIS INPENNSYLVANIA TOWN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND CHICAGO,

ORLANDO, FLORIDA DISNEY GLASGOW SCOTLAND. UK BARCELONA, SPAIN PITA LOCA GREATER DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA BEACH, FLORIDA JERUSALEM, ISRAEL HAIFA RESTAURANT ORLANDO, FLORIDA DISNEY RA’ANANA, ISRAEL MIAMI BEACH,MIAMI FLORIDA TOV PIZZA PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Glatt Kosher Restaurant – 305-673-3388 – - ----

GREATER DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA WASHINGTON, D.C. THE JEWISH 601 Collins Ave., Bet. Ocean Dr. & CollinsFLORIDA on 6th St.,D.C. M.B. AVENTURA, WASHINGTON, GREATER DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO PRESS NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA 702-940-8000

855 E. Twain Ave, Las Vegas • Under Chabad of NV and Congregation Tefillah

Shwarma, Falafel, Steaks, Fish • Catering • Delivery • Eat In • Take Out

GLATT KOSHER MEDITERRANEAN, ISRAELI, ASIAN CUISINE

Votes Baltimore’s Best NEW KosherJERSEY Pizza ---TEANECK,

PASSAIC, 6313 Reisterstown Rd. – 410-358-4TOV (4868) – NEW groups &JERSEY buses welcome

PASSAIC, NEW Serving Pizza NEW • Pasta • Fish • Knish • Salads •LOUISIANA Soups • Etc. JERSEY ORLEANS, NEWARK  ELIZABETH, NJ MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA Maryland’s oldest kosher dairy restaurant • Website: www.TovPizza.com BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS •JERUSALEM, WASHINGTON , CARMEN D.C. •  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO RAREBEACH, STEAKHOUSE MIAMI FLORIDA ISRAEL PLAYA DEL ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY NEWARK  ELIZABETH, BARCELONA, SPAIN BRONX LISTINGS FOUND AFTER BROOKLYN NJ 305-532-7273 -----MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS ORLANDO, FLORIDA DISNEY • B OSTON , M ASSACHUSETTS • BEN YEHUDA CAFE & PIZZERIA BOCA RATON, FLORIDA PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA New Location: 4101 Pine Tree Drive MB BARCELONA, MANHATTAN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIASPAIN JERSEY PLAYA DELTEANECK, CARMEN  NEW RIVIERA MAYA, MEXIC 301-681-8900 --MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS GLASGOW SCOTLAND. CAFE EILAT D.C. UK Catering on/off premises • Fri night/Shab lunch • Sun-Thurs 12-11, open Sat night until 1 am Voted the Best Pizza in DCWASHINGTON, by Washington WTOP Radio TEANECK, NEW JERSEY CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Brick Oven BALTIMORE, Pizza ------ 617-277-7770 MARYLAND SCOTLAND. UK CHICAGO, ILLINOIS NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA 1370B Lamberton Drive – Silver GLASGOW Spring – MDISRAEL – 20902 RA’ANANA, SEVENTEEN ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY Su-Th 11-9, F 11-1 • 406 Harvard St., Brookline • Eat-in-Take-out Yoshon & Cholov Yisroel – Delivery Available NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA Restaurant and BEACH, Sushi Bar (Formerly Tea For Two) – 305-672-0565 MIAMI FLORIDA JERUSALEM, ISRAEL

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AVENTURA, FLORIDA LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

1205 17th Street -----

Cholov Yisroel

Sushi, Pizza, Pasta, Fish, Wraps, Panini, Mexican & Salads – Yoshon, Cholov Yisroel

PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA BRONX LISTINGS FOUND AFTER BROOKLYN • LAS VEGAS, NEVADA • NEW JERSEY PASSAIC, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA MANHATTAN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA NEWARK  ELIZABETH, NJ HAIFA RESTAURANT PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO ATLANTIC CITY,702-940-8000 NEW JERSEY TEANECK, JERSEY 855 E. Twain Ave, Las Vegas • Under Chabad of NV &NEW Congregation Tefillah

AVENTURA, FLORIDA THE GRILL JEWISH MOTI’S & DELI NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA ANGELES, CALIFORNIA PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO ORLANDO, FLORIDABEACH, DISNEY 301-468-0400 /LOS 301-231-0839 ---GREATER DAYTONA FLORIDA RA’ANANA, ISRAEL PRESS SHABBAT MEALS ON THE BEACH BARCELONA, Glatt Kosher Restaurant Serving Middle Eastern Cuisine &SPAIN New York Deli ISRAEL WASHINGTON, D.C. 4860 Boiling BrookJERUSALEM, Parkway, Rockville, MD BOCA RATON, FLORIDA

Dine In • Take Out • Delivery • FREE PARKING • Outside Seating

BARCELONA, SPAIN

Groups welcomed for sit-down, carry-out or delivery service

Also visit Moti’s Market, a full service grocery store, www.motismarket.com

GLASGOW SCOTLAND. UK AVENTURA, FLORIDA PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS All-You-Can-Eat Glatt Kosher Buff etFLORIDA MIAMI BEACH,

at The JCC, 4221 Pine Tree Drive,RATON, Miami Beach ----BOCA FLORIDA

Reservations 954-966-6955 – www.ShabbatMealsOnTheBeach.com

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ORLANDO, FLORIDA DISNEY

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TIBERIAS RESTAURANT 24 HOURS – DAIRY/SUSHI --- Cholov Yisroel

212-398-1475 ----

Now there is the beautiful brand-new Jerusalem Cafe

Cholov & Pas Yisroel • 609-822-7200 • --

JERUSALEM, 35 West 36th Street (between 5th and 6th Ave)ISRAEL just 1 & a half blocks from Macy’s

ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY 45 E 34th Street (Bet. Madison & Park Ave) • 212-481-4222 MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA NYC’S ONLY KOSHER 24 HOUR RESTAURANT – Delivery in Manhattan

5204 Ventnor Ave, Ventnor, NJ 08406 (closest to casinos & AC)

Pizza, Falafel, Design Your Own Salad or Sub, Sushi, Hot Buffet, Desserts, etc.

BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER, SALADS, PASTA, FISH, SUSHI BAR – COFFEE

KOSHER ITALIAN • PIZZA – FALAFEL • WWW.BUBBIESBISTRO.COM

Delicious choices at great prices!! Order online at J2NYC.COM

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WOLF & LAMB STEAKHOUSE

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: M-Th 7:30am-10pm, Fri 7:30am-2:30pm,

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Motzei ShabbosQUEENS 1hr after-1am, Sun 9am-10pm.

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Aged Steaks --- 212-317-1950

On-street parking in front of the store weekends; also weekdays after 7 p.m.

10 E. 48th St. Lunch & Dinner 11:45am-10pm • Parties welcome for all occasions

Glatt Kosher Restaurant Inc • 609-822-2266

Enjoy Live Jazz Nights • www.wolfandlambsteakhouse.com

6410 Ventnor Ave., Ventnor, NJ 08406 (Atlantic City)

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AROMA BISTRO is closed for winter. It wil reopen after Pesach

FIVE TOWNS AREA  NASSAU Midtown: 227 West 60th St. (bet. 10 & 11 Ave.)COUNTY – 212-956-2120

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LORIDASTRICT SUPERVISION PLAYADistrict: DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS RABBICARMEN SHALOM EVER of Israel • MASHGIACH PLAYA OF DEL  Young RIVIERA MAYA,TEMIDI MEXICO Financial 11 Broadway (Lobby) – 212-425-2233

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ALICES RESTAURANT

Sushi, Sandwiches, Salads, Soups – www.cafe11nyc.com

• NEWARK – ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY • ISRAELTake out & FREE Delivery JERUSALEM,

MIAMI --- Cholov & Pas Yisroel: M-T 8-5;BEACH, Fri 8-2

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GLASGOW SCOTLAND. UK

AVENUE RESTAURANT & GLATT STAR CATERERS

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PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO Glatt Mediterranean Cuisine, Gourmet Deli & Sushi Lounge

ATLANTIC CITY, NEW 157 Elmore Av. Elizabeth, NJJERSEY 07202

WE ARE NOT NEW...JUST BETTER! CHOLOV YISROEL • SUPERVISION OF RABBI GORNISH • 434 AVE. U • 718-376-3125

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ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JER JERSEY BROOKLYNPASSAIC, STEAKNEW COMPANY

Prime Cut Steaks, Chicken Dishes, Shish Kabob, Fish, Pasta • Beer & Wine Selection

GRILL, SHWARMA, DELI, SUSHI & MORE

Vegetarian & Dairy

Takeout & Delivery • Grilled Pizza, Pasta, Fish, Salads & Sushi

35 West 57th Street (Bet 5th & 6th Ave.) • 212-355-5411 • ----

908-354-6777 • www.NJKOSHER.com • We Deliver

Street Parking in front of restaurant after 7:00 pm Mon - Thurs

GLATT KOSHER SUPERVISION OF VAAD HARABONIM OF ELIZABETH, RABBI TEITZ

Delivery & Distinctive Catering for Home or Office — www.cafeclassicotogo.com GLASGOW SCOTLAND. UK

MANHATTAN BARCELONA, SPAIN GREAT NECK, NEW YORK

5 MILES FROM NEWARK AIRPORT / JERSEY GARDENS

NEWARK BARCELONA, ELIZABETH, NJ SPAIN

RA’ANANA, ISRAEL

1316 Ave M • Rabbi Gornish Kashrus Supervision • 718-376-0680

BROOKLYN

New American Steakhouse “Our Steaks......Fuhgeddaboutit!!” – Free Delivery

COLBEH

• PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY •

TEANECK, NEW JERSEY

CAFE

Glatt Kosher Persian and Mediterranean Restaurant

JIN NEWARK  ELIZABETH, NJ

NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA

Inside and outside Catering • Free Delivery all over NYC • Vaad Harabonim of Queens

227 Main Ave., Passaic, NJ 07055 DEL — www.JinGlatt.com PLAYA CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO

BARCELONA, SPAIN MANHATTAN KOSHER DELUXE LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Eat-In • Take-Out • Sun-Thurs 11am-10 pm, Fri 10am-3:30pm Sat. nite – catering only

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Under PCK Supervision PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY

• TEANECK, NEW JERSEY •

PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY

515 CEDAR LANE, TEANECK, NJ — 201-530-5665

RCBC

WWW.CHAIKOTAPAS.COM

GLATT KOSHER

WASHINGTON, D.C.

• PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA •

PARIS

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NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA

4424 16th Ave • 718-853-2353 • Open 8am-10pm • *Free Delivery* Sheva Brachos and catering for all occasions

NEWARK  Yisroel ELIZABETH, Under the supervision of Rabbi Y. Gornish – Kemach Yoshon, Cholov BROOKLYN BROOKLYN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Glatt Kosher Fast Food Family Restaurant

CAFE RENAISSANCE

10 W. 46th St. (Off 5th Avenue) • 212-869-6699 • Fax: 212-819-1139

Italian Dairy Restaurant NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA 718-382-1900 • www.cafe-renaissance.com

Supv. of Amrom Roth – walking distance from Diamond District – expert in office catering

GLASGOW SCOTLAND. UK

CHAI KO TAPAS: ASIAN FUSION STEAKHOUSE & SUSHI TEANECK, NEW JERSEY

DE

Fine Dairy, Vegetarian & Sushi Restaurant

32 West 39 St. (Mid Town) • 212-354-8181

GLATT KOSHER CHINESE & SUSHI – 973-777-4900

B

Theater District & Rockefeller Center • www.KosherDeluxe.com • Party Room Available

THE JEWI PRE

Rabbi Gornish – 802 Kings Highway (corner E. 8th St.)

Fine dining serving wine and beer. Seating up to 140 for private parties. 30 years experience.

LE MARAIS LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Glatt Kosher French Bistro ---- DISNEY ORLANDO, FLORIDA DISNEY PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY ORLANDO, FLORIDA CAFE VENEZIA 150 West 46thROSLYN, Street (between 6th & 7th) • 212-869-0900 NEW YORK MANHATTAN PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, BROOKLYN MEXICO P Italian Dairy Restaurant French specialties include: Steak/frites, Poulet Roti, Steak au poivre. Creative wine list, WASHINGTON, D.C. 718-258-5400 • www.cafe-venezia.com

single malt & bourbon reserve, private parties, catering and gourmet butcher shop.

BARCELONA, SPAIN PHILADELPHIA, Sun-Thurs, noon-midnight, Friday, 12pm-3pm. Informal attire. Reserv. sugg. TEANECK,PENNSYLVANIA NEW JERSEY

ESPRESSO

Rabbi Gornish • Private party room (100 people), Option for 2 floor party (200 people) Fine dining serving wine and liquor • Huge projector screen for video viewing

TEANECK, NEW JERSE MENDY’S MONSEY, NEW YORK ORLANDO, FLORIDA DISNEY BRONX LISTINGS FOUND AFTER BROOKLYN Shomer Shabbos – 7814 Castor Ave. – 215-745-0130 – --Glatt Kosher Family Restaurants --- MIAMI, FLORIDACHAP-A-NOSH / YUNKEE NORTH PLAYA MANHATTAN Pasta, Panini, Salads, Sushi, Desserts & More • Sun-Th 10am-10pm, Fri 10-3, Open Sat. Nite Fast Food Family Dining – American & Chinese / East: 61 E. 34th St. (on Park Ave.) –D.C. 212-576-1010 WASHINGTON, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA BROOKLYN Grand Central Terminal: 42 St. & Park Ave. – 212 856-9399 Chinese-American Cuisine – Monday Nite Buffet CHICAGO, ILLINOIS CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Rockefeller Center: 10 Rockefeller Plaza (37W. 48th St.) Dining Concourse – 212-262-9600 PALACE ROYAL PHILADELPHIA, 1424 ELM AVE – CORNER E 15 (OFF OF AVE M) – 718-627-0072 PENNSYLV LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Mendy’s Atrium 875 3rd Avenue (52nd St) – 212-308-0303 Cafe & Sushi Bar Italian Style Dairy & Fish Restaurant

Glatt Kosher International Fine Dining, European Style

9859 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19115 • 215-677-3323 • ---

PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO AVENTURA, FLORIDA

THE JEWISH • PLAYA DEL CARMEN – PRESS

Shish-kebobs, Fish, Steaks, Falafel • Open Sun-Thur: 12-10pm, open Motzei Shabbos

MAYA, M EXICO • RIVIERA JERUSALEM, ISRAEL

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STRICT SUPERVISION HARAV YAAKOV REISMAN, CHASSIDISHE SHECHITA, GLATT KOSHER

*Mendy’s Appetizing at Grand Central Station

MANHATTAN AVENTURA, FLORIDA Now also in Brooklyn — see Brooklyn listing

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BROOKLYN

THE JEWISH PRESS

4413 13th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219 • 718-438-2576 NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

MIKE’S BISTRO

BRON STATE

CHINA GLATT

Fine Dining Chinese, Sushi & American Cuisine — www.ChinaGlattOnline.com

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Glatt Kosher Contemporary Gourmet Cuisine ---

Tartikov BesDin & Rabbi A Roth B.P. MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 228 W. 72 St • 212-799-3911 • Fax: 212-799-3890 BOCA RATON, FLORIDA BOCA RATON, FLORIDA Catering Available – Free Delivery – Private Party Room BRONX LISTINGS FOUND AFTERMAYA, BROOKLYN BRONX, NEW YOR ORLANDO, FLORIDA DISNEY PLAYAChabad DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MEXICO MANHATTAN BROOKLYN www.mikesbistro.com • Pvt Rooms for Corp. Luncheons / Sheva Brachot House & Glatt Kosher restaurant AVENTURA, FLORIDA PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MA MANHATTAN Israeli style, 45 min ride from Cancun airport WASHINGTON, D.C. CORNER CAFE Kosher room service available! Lunch and dinner delivered to your hotel room BALTIMORE, MARYLAND RAFFAELLO KOSHER PIZZA BALTIMORE, MARYLAND NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA Menu & order info at www.jewishplaya.com Casual Dairy Dining • 718-435-2233 • www.my-cornercafe.com CHOLOV YISROEL ---- 212-575-6550 ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY 2 Ditmas Ave. (cor. Dahill Rd.) • Diet Menu • Kids menu • Catering on & off premises 37 WEST 46TH ST (BTWN 5TH AND 6TH AVE.) BRONX LISTINGS FOUND AFTER BROOKLYN French Fish, Pasta, Salads, Fresh Juice Bar, Diet Muffins, Pastries • Badatz Tartikov BREAKFAST-LUNCH SALADS, DELICIOUS PIZZAS! BOCA• SOUPS, RATON, FLORIDA Q BRONX LISTINGS FOUND AFTER MANHATTAN MON-THU 7AM-7PM, FRI 7AM-3PM, SAT 7PM-12 AM, SUN 11AM-7PM GREATER DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA GREATER DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA DAY FIVE SUSHI MANHATTAN RA’ANANA, ISRAEL BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 718-513-6662 • Kehila Kashrus • Day5sushi.com RESERVE CUT AT THE SETAI • MANHATTAN • CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 1724 Coney Island Ave (Ave N) Glatt — 212-747-0300 — 40 Broad St. (near Wall St.)

New York

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AMSTERDAM BURGER COMPANY OPEN FOR LUNCH, DINNER & SAT. NIGHT • Private Dining MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 10 types of prime steak, sushi BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS bar, wine room – discountedFLORIDA parking – ReserveCut.com Corner of 92nd and Amsterdam Ave (Upper West Side) – 212-362-0700 MIAMI BEACH, MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA

AVENTURA, Glatt Kosher – open for lunch and dinner Sunday thru ThursdayFLORIDA PLAYA DEL CARMEN  RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO

BRAVO RATED #1 BEST PIZZA IN N.Y. ----

Free delivery (with min order) – Parve/Dairy Restaurant

FIVE TOWNS ARE

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Specialty Desserts. Freshest, Best Sushi Around!

Our customers tell us all the time that they can’t eat sushi anywhere else after tasting ours!

GREATER DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA BROOKLYN TEVERE “84” NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

EL GAUCHO GLATT

Kosher Cuisine of Rome • --- • Glatt Kosher • 212-744-0210 155 E. 84 St. Bet. Lex. & 3rd – Open for Lunch Noon-3:00 pm

ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY

GLASGOW SCOTLAND. UK

FLORIDA Dinner Mon.-Thurs.MIAMI 5 PM - 10:30BEACH, PM, Sun. 2 PM - 10 PM • Open Motzei Shabbos

STEAKHOUSE

4102 18th Ave. (Corner of East 4th St.) – 718-438-3006

BOCA RATON, FLORIDA www.teverenyc.com — Elegant and Romantic Dining Wall St Location – 17 Trinity Place 212-344-1111 Midtown Location – Broadway & 37th St 212-268-4499

NEWARK  ELIZABETH, NJ

Bar-B-Que – Grill, Pasta & Fish

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

Catering • We Deliver • Supervision of R.Y. Babad Tartikov Rov • Sun.-Thurs. 12pm-11pm

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FIVE TOWNS AREA  NASSAU COUNTY

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GREAT NECK, NEW YORK

ESSEN NY DELI

ORCHIDEA

The Taste of the Lower East Side • 718-859-1002

Fine dairy dining • Quiet ambiance • 718-686-7500

Glatt Kosher Persian and Mediterranean Restaurant

1359 Coney Island Ave. — Supervision of Kehilah Kashrus

4815 12th Ave. • Valet Parking • Open Motzei Shabbos

Free Delivery 75 N. Station Plaza (Great Neck) 516-466-8181 ---

THE JEWISH ESTIHANA PRESS THE ASIAN BISTRO & SUSHI • 718-677-1515 BROOKLYNJEWISH 1217 Ave. J (Bet. E. 12th & 13th) PRESS

EAT-IN, TAKE-OUT, SIMCHA ROOM, SHABBOS TAKE-OUT, OFFICE PARTIES, CATERING, WE DELIVER

COLBEH

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Under strict hashgacha of Rabbi Amram Roth & Rabbi Shmuel Dovid Beck

Inside & Outside Catering. Private Ballroom up to 200 persons. Vaad Harabonim of Queens

Open Daily 11-11

• ROSLYN •

PALACE CAFE

GREAT NECK, NEW YORK

STATEN Kehilah Kashrus ISLAND • 2603 Nostrand Ave • 718-338-9525

Vaad Harabonim of Flatbush; Kehilah Kashrus • www.Estihana.com • Glatt Kosher

COLBEH

Pastas, Fishes, Salads, & Specialty Pizzas. We ain’t just Pizza!

Glatt Kosher Mediterranean Restaurant & Caterers

STATEN ISLAND

BROOKLYN

SAVOR CAFE

GLATT A-LA-CARTE THE JEWISH Glatt Kosher • 718-438-6675

THEPRESS JEWISH BROOKLYN PRESS

One The Intervale, Roslyn Estates • 516-621-2200 Inside & Outside Catering — Under Vaad Harabonim of Queens ---

Mediterranean Dairy Cuisine • Kehilah Kashrut BRONX, NEW YORK PELHAM PARKWAY

We Deliver — 5123 18th Ave. — “Fine Elegant Dining & Take Out” The Finest Continental Grill Gourmet in the Heart of Brooklyn Serving Meat and Fish Dishes — R’ Y. Babad-Tartikover Rov • Sun-Thurs. 1:00-10pm SELECTIONS OF FINE WINESBROOKLYN AND BEERS • NEW: LUNCH MENU

HOLY SCHNITZEL

KOSHER CASTLE

SOPHIE’S BISTRO

STATEN ISLAND

Mediterranean, International Dairy Cuisine and Sushi Bar

43 Rte. 59, Monsey • 845-425-3500

TAKE OUT / EAT IN / GRILL / CHINESE — Supv. R’ Yechiel Steinmetz Catering For All Occasions — Party Room Seats 100, Hrs: S-Th, 11:30am-11pm

MONSEY, YORK • Order online atNEW www.koshercastle.com •

Full Liquor Bar, Private Party Garden Room for All Year Round ------

819 AVE U • 718-627-4659 (HOLY) Baguettes, Burgers, Sandwiches, Wraps & Schnitzels! — Kehilah Kashrut

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BRONX, NEW YORK PELHAM PARKWAY QUEENS • STATEN ISLAND • BRONX, NEW YORK PELHAM PARKWAY

THE JEWISH FIVE TOWNS AREA  NASSAU COUNTY MANHATTAN BROOKLYN HOLY SCHNITZEL 438 NOME AVE • 718-761-4659 (HOLY) KOSHER DELIGHTPRESS

Free Delivery and Catering • www.HolySchnitzel.com

THE PURPLE PEAR

ROSLYN, NEW YORK

Flatbush: 1223 Ave. “J” (E. 13th St.), Bklyn 718-377-6873, Fax 718-677-0831

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106 Route 59 (cor. Rte 306) 845-352-5262 R’ Zushe Blech – Cholov Yisroel STATEN ISLAND

Sun - Thurs: 11am-9pm, Motzei Shabbos – Open Late • Salads • Pasta • Fish • Panini

Free Delivery and Catering — www.HolySchnitzel.com

QUEENS THE JEWISH • BRONX (PELHAM PARKWAY) • PRESS TOWNS AREA ISLAND NASSAU COUNTY PARKWAY BRONX, NEW YORK PELHAM ON LYDIG THE JEWISH THE JEWISHFIVE DELICIOUS STATEN BROOKLYN THE LOFT STEAKHOUSE Cholov/Pas Yisroel • 718-239-5455 • Near Bronx Zoo • ---1306 40th Street – Corner 13th Ave – 718-475-5600 PRESS FIVE TOWNS AREA  NASSAU COUNTY PRESS Harav Y. Babad-Tartikov • Fine dining and wine selection UNDER STRICT RABBINICAL SUPERVISION • PARTY ROOM AVAILABLE OPEN DAILY TILL 12 • OPEN MOTZEI SHABBOS • KDEXPRESS.COM

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Dairy Cafe – Restaurant – Manhattan Ambience

Baguettes, Burgers, Sandwiches, &STATEN Schnitzels! • ISLAND Vaad of Staten Island FIVE TOWNS AREAQUEENS Wraps NASSAU COUNTY

BROOKLYN BROOKLYN Glatt Kosher Fast Food Family Restaurant

MANHATTAN

ROSLYN, NEW YORK

BRONX, NEW YORK PELHAM PARKWAY STATEN ISLAND

QUEENS 1904 Coney Island Ave. Bet. O & P • 718-444-6222 • 4th Anniversary

BROOKLYN

• MONSEY •

2925 Ave. P (corner of Nostrand Ave.) — 718-338-1353

Serving wine and beer • Private Party Room With Projector for all Occasions!

MONSEY, NEW YORK

BRONX, NEW YORK PELHAM PARKWAY

STATEN ISLAND BROOKLYN 746 Lydig Avenue at Holland – Catering and Deliveries available – Credit Cards accepted

BROOKLYN

WWW.THELOFTSTEAKHOUSE.COM

MENDELSOHN’S

FAMOUS PIZZA

718-854-0600 --THE JEWISH PRESS

GREAT NECK, NEW YORK NEW YORK CITY RATED BEST KOSHER PIZZA , BAKERY, PANINIS STATEN ISLAND

• Q UEENS • PARKWAY BRONX, NEW YORK PELHAM GREAT NECK, NEW YORK BRONX, NEW YORK PELHAM PARKWAY QUEENS

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BAGELS & CO.

4418 18 Ave. Bet McDonald Ave & Dahill Road Convenient Boro Park Location

BRONX, NEWBagels YORK PELHAM Fresh Handrolled • Cholov YisroelPARKWAY & Kemach Yoshon

Finest selection of pizza, soups, salads, breakfast & lunch over 100 delicious dairy hot items

Catering • Pizza • SaladsSTATEN • Pancakes • French Toast Bagels – Open 6 AM - 8 PM ISLAND

BROOKLYN

Complete dairy restaurant / catering — Extravagant Salad Bar Supervision -- and Rabbi Binyamin Gruber • Cholov Yisroel Kemach Yoshon Open Saturday Night

MENDY’S / MENDY’S BISTRO At The Jewish Children’s Museum ---792 Eastern Parkway • 718-907-8877 Catering Hall On Site Up To 200 People Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 12-12, Friday Closed, Open Motzei Shabbos 1 hr after Shabbos

FIVE TOWNS AREA  NASSAU COUNTY

QUEENS Fresh Medows: 188-02 Union Turnpike — 718-217-7755 — ---

GREAT NECK, NEW YORK FIVE TOWNS QUEENSAREA  NASSAU COUNTY

GREAT NEW COUNTY YORK FIVE AREA NASSAU • FIVE TOWNS ATOWNS REANECK, – N ASSAU COUNTY •

HOLYQUEENS SCHNITZEL

BRONX, NEW YORK PELHAM PARKWAY 688 CENTRAL AVE, CEDARHURST 516-374-4659 (HOLY) FIVE TOWNS AREA  NASSAU COUNTY

Baguettes, Burgers, Sandwiches, Wraps & Schnitzels! • Vaad of 5 Towns Free Delivery NEW and Catering — www.HolySchnitzel.com ROSLYN, YORK

FIVE TOWNS AREA  NASSAU COUNTY GREAT NECK, NEW YORK

NOSH EXPRESS

WOK TOV ROSLYN, NEW YORK Glatt Kosher Chinese &QUEENS Sushi Restaurant – F/T Mashgiach GREAT NECK, NEW YORK

American, Mexican & Israeli Cuisine • 718-677-3600

594 Central Av., Cedarhurst • 516-295-3843; Fax 516-295-3865 • ----

BBQ & Grill Restaurant — Kehilah Kashrus

Open Daily till 10pm; Thur. til 10:30pm; Fri. 2 hrs before Shabbos. Delivery - 15 min.

2817 Nostrand Ave. • www.noshexpressonline.com • Free Delivery

QUEENS

GREAT NECK, NEW YORK

MONSEY, NEW YORK

from JFK/lunch specials/catering/sushi platters/diet gourmet/frozen travel/

MONSEY, NEW YORK ROSLYN, NEW YORK www.woktov5t.com FIVE TOWNS AREA  NASSAU COUNTY GREAT NECK, NEW YORK ROSLYN, NEW YORK

American Menu, Low carb menu, 68 seats, Sushi Bar, Party Room/credit cards accepted

NOT JUST

BAGELS & CHEESE

1304 Ave M • Let us Cater Your Next Simcha • 718-998-8778 Lox, Fish, Appetizing & Soup • Breakfast Specials Bagels & Pizza (Wholesale & Retail)

NU CAFE 47

BROOKLYN

Great Meals and Desserts for every diet Gluten Free • Low Sodium • Sugar Free • Low Carb

• GREAT NECK •

ROSLYN, NEW YORK

GREAT NECK,MENTCH NEW YORK BAGEL MONSEY, NEW YORK Cholov Yisroel • 516-487-2243

176 Middleneck Road, Great Neck MONSEY, NEW YORK

MONSEY, NEW YORK

Catering Specialists — Finest Appetizing — Eat-In-Facility Under the Supervision of Vaad Harabonim of Queens • Yoshon Flour Used ---

4709 New Utrecht Ave. Brooklyn, NY • R’ Y. Gornish 718-871-4747 • www.NuCafe47.com

ROSLYN, NEW YORK

CHO-SEN VILLAGE

NEW YORK GREAT NECK,ROSLYN, NEW YORK

ON THE GRILL BROOKLYN 718-676-6000 • www.OntheGrillNY.com

Exquisite Glatt Kosher Chinese Cuisine

505 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck • 516-504-1199; Fax: 516-504-4499 Setting New Standards for Kosher Chinese Cuisine • www.cho-senvillage.com

3502 Flatlands Ave (corner of East 35th and Ave N) Kehilah Kashrus

Open Sun.-Thurs. 12 Noon – 10 P.M., Sat. Night 1 Hr after Shabbat ‘til 12:30 A.M.

Shwarma, Burger, Crispy Chicken, Soup, Salads... Free Delivery – We Cater

“NORTH SHORE’S ONLY KOSHER SUSHI BAR” — Vaad Harabonim of Queens

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Week In Review

Stories That Didn’t Make the Front Pages Edited by JASON MAOZ

ISRAEL/MIDEAST NEWS ABBAS: HOLOCAUST A ‘HEINOUS CRIME’ Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called the Holocaust “the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity in the modern era.” The statement, made in advance of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, was published by Wafa, the official Palestinian news agency. He also called on the world to “fight racism and injustice,” and on Israel to reach a “comprehensive peace” in the region. “On the incredibly sad commemoration of Holocaust Day,” he said, “we call on the Israeli government to seize the current opportunity to conclude a just and comprehensive peace in the region based on the two states vision, Israel and Palestine living side by side in peace and security.” Responding to the statement, which was published in English and Arabic, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, “Instead of issuing statements designed to placate global public opinion, [Abbas] needs to choose between the alliance with Hamas, a terrorist organization that calls for the destruction of Israel and denies the Holocaust, and a true peace with Israel.” Abbas’s Fatah party, which rules the West Bank, and Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, reached a unity accord last week.

NEW HOLOCAUST CURRICULUM TO BEGIN IN KINDERGARTEN Israel will teach the Holocaust in the country’s schools beginning in kindergarten under a planned curriculum released by the Education Ministry. The curriculum, which appears on the ministry’s website, is titled Bishvilai HaZikaron, or In the Paths of Memory. It was released several days before the start of Holocaust Remembrance Day. Experts from the Education Ministry and the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem designed the program. The curriculum committee included Holocaust experts, educators, psychologists and educational consultants. The kindergarten curriculum is meant to help children absorb the information to which they are exposed during the day, including the two-minute siren, public memorial services and television broadcasts, while preserving their sense of security. The curriculum advises kindergarten teachers to avoid photos taken during the Holocaust and asks that they talk to parents about how to discuss the Holocaust with their children.

INTERNATIONAL NEWS TWO POST-HOLOCAUST POPES PROCLAIMED SAINTS BY CATHOLIC CHURCH Two post-Holocaust popes who revolutionized relations between Catholics and Jews were proclaimed saints of the Roman Catholic Church. Pope Francis canonized popes John XXIII and John Paul II on Sunday at an unprecedented ceremony in St. Peter’s Square attended by huge crowds of faithful and watched live around the world. It was the first time that two popes were canonized at the same time. A Jewish delegation including about 18 representatives from the United States, Italy, Israel, Poland and Pope Francis’ native Argentina attended the canonization. John XXIII, born Angelo Roncalli in northern Italy, reigned as pope from 1958 to 1963. As pope, he convened the Second Vatican Council, whose landmark Nostra Aetate declaration in 1965 rejected the charge that the Jews killed Jesus, condemned anti-Semitism and opened the way to dialogue between Jews and Catholics. During World War II, he had worked to save Jews as a papal diplomat. John Paul, born Karol Wojtyla in Poland, reigned from 1978 to 2005 and made bettering relations be-

tween Catholics and Jews a cornerstone of his papacy. He was the first pope since ancient times to visit a synagogue, and took many other steps, including praying at the Western Wall in Israel and overseeing the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Vatican and the Jewish state.

UKRAINIAN JEWISH MAYOR SHOT BY SNIPER The Jewish mayor of Ukraine’s second-largest city was shot in a suspected assassination attempt that left him in critical condition. The mayor of Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes, “sustained a gunshot wound to the back,” officials from the eastern Ukraine city said in a statement issued Monday. “Now he is in the hospital emergency room, on the operating table. Doctors are fighting for his life.” The official website of the Kharkiv Jewish community describes Kernes as “Jewish by ethnicity.” Eleonora Groysman, editor of the Jewish Ukrainian news site evreiskiy.kiev.ua, told JTA that Kernes is Jewish. According to the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, the 2009 election campaign in which Kernes became mayor was mired with anti-Semitic hate speech targeting him and other Jewish candidates.

U.S. NEWS REP. LOWEY: I’LL TAKE STEPS TO DEFUND PA Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), a top congressional appropriator, said she is ready to launch steps to defund the Palestinian Authority in the wake of its unity agreement with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. “I’ll be working with the State Department on the logistics of suspending assistance,” Lowey said last week after the Israeli government announced it was formally suspending peace talks because of the agreement. Lowey, the top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, said the only thing that would stop her from taking steps to defund the Palestinian Authority would be if its president, Mahmoud Abbas, were to reverse course on the agreement he signed with Hamas. In a separate statement, Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas), the chairwoman of the Foreign Operations subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, said the unity agreement could endanger U.S. funding for the Palestinians, which currently stands at about $400 million annually.

MISSOURI MAYOR RESIGNS OVER SUPPORT OF SUSPECTED KILLER’S VIEWS Dan Clevenger, the mayor of the Missouri hometown of Frazier Glenn Miller, resigned after saying he agreed with some views expressed by Miller, the suspect in the killing of three people at Jewish venues in suburban Kansas City. City aldermen had voted 4-1 to start impeachment proceedings against Clevenger. Residents at the meeting had overwhelmingly called for his resignation or impeachment. Clevenger, who was elected earlier this month, said he “kind of agreed with him [Miller] on some things, but I don’t like to express that too much.” Miller, who also goes by the name Frazier Glenn Cross, has been charged in the fatal April 13 shootings of a man and his 14-year-old grandson outside the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kan., and a woman outside the nearby Village Shalom retirement community. None of the victims was Jewish.

NEW TRIAL REJECTED FOR MURDERER OF BALTIMORE JEWISH GIRL The man convicted of murdering an 11-year-old Jewish girl in 1969 will not receive a new trial, a Baltimore judge ruled. Circuit Judge Edward Hargadon in his ruling on the appeal by Wayne Stephen Young said jurors who in 1972 found Young guilty of killing Esther Lebowitz

were adequately advised of how to try the case, the Baltimore Sun reported. Attorneys for Young, 68, had requested the new trial based on a 2012 ruling by the Court of Appeals of Maryland, the state’s highest court, which found that many convictions before 1980 are invalid because jurors were given unconstitutional instructions. An attorney for Young said she would appeal the ruling. Young was sentenced to life in prison for the murder and has been denied parole 12 times. He claimed during his trial that he was temporarily insane. Esther, a fifth-grader at the Bais Yaakov School for Girls, was missing for two days before her body was found about a half-mile from her Baltimore home. She died from 17 blows to the head.

PRO-PALESTINIAN NYU STUDENTS SPREAD FAKE EVICTION NOTICES Pro-Palestinian students from New York University distributed fake eviction notices at a dormitory to protest Israel’s house demolition practices. The pro-Palestinian students slipped phony “eviction notices” under the doors of up to 2,000 undergraduates, alarming some of the Jewish students who live there. The NYU protest came a week after a Northeastern University group suspended for a similar activity was provisionally reinstated at the Boston school. “We regret to inform you that your suite is scheduled for demolition in three days,” the notices read. “If you do not vacate the premise by midnight on 25 April, 2014, we reserve the right to destroy all remaining belongings. Charges for demolition will be applied to your student accounts.” The flyers from NYU Students for Justice in Palestine referenced Israel’s demolition of Palestinian homes but were marked at the bottom, “This is not a real eviction notice.” NYU spokesman John Beckman said the school was investigating.

RABBI AARON LANDES, LONGTIME NAVAL RESERVE CHAPLAINS CHIEF, DIES Aaron Landes, a Philadelphia congregational rabbi for decades and the longtime director of U.S. Naval Reserve chaplains (he managed some 700 chaplains as head of the chaplains corps until retiring in 1989), died on April 19 at age 84. Landes served as the senior rabbi of Beth Sholom Congregation in suburban Elkins Park, Pa., for 36 years, retiring in 2000 and becoming rabbi emeritus. He also founded the Forman Hebrew Day School, now the Perelman Jewish Day School, and served on the boards of several religious organizations. Landes was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1955 and then became a Navy chaplain, serving two years of active duty at the 5th Naval District Headquarters in Norfolk, Va. Afterward he served two weeks of reserve duty each year. Landes was a graduate of Yeshiva University, where he served as president of the undergraduate student body. He met his wife of 61 years, Sora, while working the summer after his college graduation as a lifeguard at Camp Massad, a Jewish sleepaway camp in the Poconos.

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Our family was not what youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d call from the big movers. In fact, Mama and Papa moved just twice in more than 50 years. When they took an apartment â&#x20AC;&#x201C; shoin â&#x20AC;&#x201C; that was it! The friendships they made were lifetime friendships. The old neighborhood was really one big family â&#x20AC;&#x201C; all cultures and religions. And in those days, who moved way from family? Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll never forget the first time we moved. Mama had found an apartment in the East Bronx. She had been looking for a while because our family had outgrown our apartment. Once Papa signed the lease, the countdown was on. The packing started and cartons began to fill each room. If any of us ever got out of line, Mama would threaten, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Wait, wait, in the new apartment theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll throw you out!â&#x20AC;? Everything was â&#x20AC;&#x153;â&#x20AC;ŚIn the new apartment.â&#x20AC;? One day shortly before we moved my little brother Berel went out to play with a friend after school. He completely forgot about time and walked into the house a little after six. Mama was furious and gave him it to him with both barrels. You forgot where you live?â&#x20AC;? she said angrily. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think Berel could have been more than five or six at the time, so in order to impress him Mama added, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Wait, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll see: well move out and leave you behind!â&#x20AC;? For the next few days he was like a puppy dog. He stayed so close to the house we thought he was sick. Finally I told him Mama was kidding. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t worry,â&#x20AC;? I assured him, â&#x20AC;&#x153;we wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t move without you.â&#x20AC;? I guess he only half-heartedly believed me because he still stayed within range of the house and followed Mama every time she went out shopping. By the end of that week, though, he realized Mama had indeed just been trying to scare him and so he went to play with his friends. But until we finally moved a couple of weeks later, he would panic every time he saw a moving van in the neighborhood. He would drop everything and run back to the house screaming, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ma-a-a-a â&#x20AC;&#x201C; donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t leave me. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be good. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be good!â&#x20AC;? But once he assessed the situation and saw we were still in the house with the furniture, he went back out to play. The days passed quickly. At last we were packed. Even though we knew we were moving, it didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t seem possible we could leave our home. It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t until Mama mopped the bedrooms that we were positive. After all, she only mopped on Fridays, and here it was a Wednesday! We knew it had to be true. The morning of the fateful day arrived when Hymieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Moving Company pulled up in front of the house and the moving men â&#x20AC;&#x201C; oy, was that an ominous looking crew â&#x20AC;&#x201C; walked into the apartment like pallbearers. Harvard graduates they werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t â&#x20AC;&#x201C; that much you could tell right away. Hymie had his helpers tie up the furni-

ture with blankets â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and with a gentleness only a seasoned moving man could know. They began moving cartons into the hall. The squeal of the bedroom furniture legs being pulled across the wooden floor sounded almost human, as if in protest. The furniture, like us, had become rooted. Berel stayed at Mamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s side no matter where she went. He wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t taking any chances on being left behind. All our neighbors stood in the hallway, tears filling every eye. Each woman had a dishtowel pressed to her cheek to absorb the tears. What could they say as they saw memory after memory being carried out? As the bedroom dresser was pulled out of the apartment, Mrs. Foreman, who lived across the hall from us, tried to break the tension with some conversation. She pointed to a part of the dresser where some paint had worn away. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Mrs. Fine,â&#x20AC;? she mumbled, â&#x20AC;&#x153;do you remember? Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s where I spilled the alcohol when the baby was born. Remember how we waited for the doctorâ&#x20AC;Śâ&#x20AC;? She couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t finish the sentence and burst into tears. Mama couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t respond because she, too, was choked up with emotion. She merely nodded before turning away. In less than an hour all the furniture had been carried to the street and loaded on the truck. The only thing that remained was our old piano. The piano had been in the apartment when we first moved in. The people who lived there before us had purchased it, but over the years the building had begun to settle and the doorway shrank, so when they moved they left it behind. But Mama refused to leave the piano. It had become a part of our family. Hymie the moving man sighed and explained he would have to take the piano through the window and it would cost extra. Mama nodded and reiterated that the piano had to go with us. Hymie went to the roof with a helper, dropped heavy rope to the street, and began dismantling the window through which he was to move the piano. It was so exciting for us to watch the piano hanging in midair. Mama looked and kept calling up to Hymie, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Be careful, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s like a child.â&#x20AC;? Hymie was careful and the piano came to rest ever so gently. That was it. The apartment was completely empty. Mama meticulously swept the bedroom floor for the last time. She even scoured the bathtub and polished the bathroom mirror. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Azoy,â&#x20AC;? she mumbled, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Let them know that clean people lived here!â&#x20AC;? She even checked all the walls to wipe away the handprints of the moving men. We arrived at out new home and in a matter of days it felt like weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d been there forever. The folks rooted the clan in the new apartment. The children all became young adults and then adults there. None of us moved out until we were married. Like I said in the beginning, our family was not from the big movers.

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Engagements Gili Friedman (Far Rockaway, New York) and Taly Silverstone (Monsey, New York). Mazal tov to their parents Miriam & Yitzchok Friedman and Jenny & Rabbi Yitzchok Silverstone. A special mazal tov to their grandparents Mrs. Sue Friedman of Long Island, Mrs. Chana Silverstone of Yerushalayim and Mrs. Shulamit Tzadok of Petach Tikvah.

Levine Continued from p.23 “Gershom’s younger brother, Abraham (17501799), who married Richea Hart of Charleston, served throughout the Revolution, first as Lieutenant in the Georgia Continental Line and then as Captain in the South Carolina Militia. His older sister, Abigail (1742-1819), at the age of seventeen became the wife of Hillel Judah at New Aberdeen. “History does not tell of the games or growing pains of these boys and girls constituting the family of Isaac Mendes Seixas in their New York home before their merchant father moved to Newport, R.I., where he died during the Revolution at the age of 71 on November 3, 1780. Nor does history inform us how Gershom received his training to become the religious leader of the New York Jewish community. There was no rabbinic seminary, nor even a rabbi in the United States at the time. It must have been his own spirit, his constant attendance at synagogue services, the Jewish life in his home, and what he learned from New York’s Hazan Joseph Jessurun Pinto, that qualified him by the summer of 1768, when he was twenty-three years old, to present himself as a candidate for the position of hazan of the community.”3 Pinto, who was originally from Amsterdam, had come in 1759 from London at the age of thirty to serve as Congregation Shearith Israel’s Hazzan. Gershom, who was then fourteen, learned from Pinto how to conduct synagogue services and gained from him a fairly advanced knowledge of Hebrew as well as familiarity with halacha. In 1765 Pinto had to return to Europe for financial reasons. From  1766 to 1768 Isaac da

MAZAL TOV Mirel Dick (Kew Gardens Hills, new York) and Simcha Bennet (Rechavia, Israel). Mazal tov to their parents Chavi & Yisroel Mordechai Dick and Ruit & Zevi Bennett. Pauline Zakaria (Brooklyn, New York) and Jason Abettan (Brooklyn, New York). Mazal tov to their parents Julie & Benny Zakaria and Gail & Ralph Abettan. A special mazal tov to their grandparents Freida Tarzy and Saul Shnem. Faigy Geller (Kiryat Herzog) and Daniel Kramer (Brooklyn, New York). Mazal tov to their parents Esther & Dovid Geller and Tzippy &

Silva served as Hazzan. However, there were many who were dissatisfied with his performance and a replacement was sought. Gershom Seixas applied for the position on July 3, 1768 and the following Sunday afternoon, da Silva was discharged and Gershom was unanimously elected as Hazzan of Congregation Shearith Israel. He served in this position for almost fifty years, until his passing on July 2, 1816. “The young hazzan took to his job quickly and well. One year after his appointment we encounter records of a trip to Lancaster, Pennsylvania in fulfillment of his duties, possibly to circumcise a child. Although he was quite happy with the work he was doing, the young man was dissatisfied with his annual salary, a mere eighty pounds. The additional perquisites of office, firewood and the option to live in congregation-owned quarters, did little to assuage his growing needs. In fact, a raise was necessary to facilitate his impending marriage. Hence, in January of 1775, he applied for a raise in pay which set off the first of a long number of haggles over salary. Seixas actually had to quit for a full month before the trustees of the congregation compromised with his demands. On March 29, his salary was raised to 120 pounds plus the usual perquisites of office.”4 On September 6, 1775, at the age of thirty, Gershom married Elkalah (or Elkaley), the daughter of Abraham and Sarah Myers-Cohen, who brought her husband a meager dowry of only 200 pounds. Elkalah was born in 1749, nine years after her father was granted letters of naturalization. Abraham Myers-Cohen was of Ashkenazic origin and eked out a living as a struggling storekeeper. He died before Elkalah’s sixteenth birthday. “During the ten years of their married life she had to establish for him no less than four homes. The first was their New York home in 1775. Then came their home in exile in Stratford in 1776, and their home in Philadelphia in 1780. Finally she set up their home once more in New York in 1784 before she died a little over a year later [at age 36]. In those ten years she established not only his physical homes but also his family with four children to whom she gave birth, Isaac (born 1776), Sarah Abigail (born 1778), Rebecca (born 1780), and Benjamin (born 1783).”5 Isaac died in infancy, so when Elkalah passed away in 1785 Gershom was left to care for three small children. A little more than a year later Gershom married Hannah (Annie/Nancy) Manuel (17661856). Hannah gave birth to twelve children, one of whom died in infancy. Since fourteen of Gershom’s

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Marriages Leah Lubiskzya and Ari Levitz. Mazal tov to their parents Mr. & Mrs. Hillel Levitz and Victoria Lubiskzya.

Births Eliezer Zev to Chaya (Green) and Yehuda Brand. Mazal tov to his big sister Esther. A special mazal tov to his grandparents Malky & Jeff Green and Cipi & mark Brand. An extra special mazal tov to his great-grandparents Mrs. Sylvia Birnbaum and Mrs. Miriam Perlow. Avraham to Dvora and Sruli Itzkowitz (Brooklyn, New York). Mazal tov to his siblings and grandparents Zelda & Naftali Itzkowitz and Adele & Yitzchok Lowinger. A special mazal tov to his great-grandmother Shirley Sanders of Boro Park.

children reached adulthood, his home resounded with children’s and grandchildren’s voices. “Simple, modest, altogether unassuming, Gershom spent his happiest hours with his ever-growing family who were never far from his thoughts.”6 Next month’s column will deal with Reverend Gershom Mendes Seixas’s activities during and after the Revolutionary War. 1 “Gershom Mendes Seixas: His Religious ‘Calling,’ Outlook and Competence,” Thomas Kessner, American Jewish Historical Quarterly (1961-1978); Sep 1968-Jun 1969; 58, 1-4; AJHS Journal pg. 445. 2 Portraits Etched in Stone, Early Jewish Settlers, 16821831, David De Sola Pool, Columbia University Press, New York, 1952, page 346. 3 Ibid., pages 346-347. 4 “Gershom Mendes Seixas: His Religious ‘Calling,’ Outlook and Competence,” page 551. 5 Portraits Etched in Stone, Early Jewish Settlers, 16821831, page 350. 6 The Seixas-Kursheedts and the Rise of Early American Jewry, Kenneth Libo and Abigail Kursheedt Hoffman, Bloch Publishing Company, Inc., 2001, page 25.

Dr. Yitzchok Levine served as a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey before retiring in 2008. He now teaches as an adjunct at Stevens. Glimpses Into American Jewish History appears the first week of each month. Dr. Levine can be contacted at llevine@stevens.edu.

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Schwartz Continued from p.25 ued to shock us; walking on the seemingly endless railroad tracks that led countless millions of innocent Jews to the Nazi crematoria – may their Nazi names be obliterated, and looking at the never-ending housing units, and up until imagining that cursed spot where Mengele stood as the Jews got off the trains and with a wave of a finger, decided who would die. All these thoughts and sights made me realize how much it was impossible to understand what was going on and indeed there is no mind able to comprehend what was this death factory. Throughout this difficult journey, one thing always crossed my mind, and that is: Long live Israel. How so many tried and tried to destroy us and failed to do so. And above all, I thought that after 2,000 years of exile and severe and arduous hardships, we have our own country. We have arrived at the Promised Land. The Eternal God does not lie. When we returned to Israel, I appreciated our soldiers even more, especially those who gave their lives so we can live here in Eretz Yisrael. You might say that after all the emotional strain I endured in Poland, suddenly I could let go knowing that this terrible chapter is behind us now. But what about Jews who suffered? Can they ever feel someday that everything was left behind? Unfortunately, the idea that Israel is a country that fights for Jewish values, and would do anything for Jewish citizens, was shattered just one month after coming back from a trip to Poland. It was on erev Yom Yerushalayim. A friend called and asked if I could come with a few others to a synagogue in south Tel Aviv to celebrate the occasion. I immediately accepted the idea and was glad to help where others needed us. When we got there the next day, expecting a large group of people to celebrate such a joyous occasion after 2,000 years of exile, I was met with a very small group of local residents instead, mostly lacking motivation and joy. I didn’t understand how they could be so unhappy on a day like this. After we finished the prayer, I went over to one of the people in attendance and asked him why there was such a small group. Where was all the joy? At first, he didn’t understand the questions, but after I repeated them, he sadly explained the difficult reality in which local residents were living. Seven years ago, he said, many began to infiltrate illegally from African countries to Israel through Egypt and settled mostly in south Tel Aviv. They created fear and terror on the streets. He could not even take a stroll in his own garden or attend synagogue services and… He then looked at me through halfclosed eyes and asked: “How do you expect us to be on a day like this when my country brings goyim to Israel, and does not concern itself with our safety and this throws me back to Germany where they chased the Jews and wanted to hurt them. I can somewhat understand the goyim who hated us because we were living on their land. But now that we’re in our country, how can we accept a reality where goyim come here from another country and chase us?”

Shocked and speechless, I excused myself and went on my way. On the way back, as I reflected on what happened and identified with the pain and frustration of one Jew trying to rebuild his life after the terrible Holocaust his generation suffered in Germany. After listening to him, I understood the seriousness of the problem and began to think about what I can do. What can I do for these poor Jews who suffer from the illegal infiltrators daily? I visited south Tel Aviv several times thereafter and saw how the infiltrators threaten and instill fear in the whole neighborhood. I couldn’t believe this was happening in the Jewish state, in Israel. How did we get to the point where the infiltrators start up with every other girl who passes by? They make their parties and weddings on Shabbat. They steal and vandalize the batei knesset and turn them into brothels and bar rooms and feel free to do whatever they want. People living there feel they cannot live normally in their own country. They cannot leave their houses without an escort and they say there is a curfew beginning at 4 in the afternoon, when generally children are supposed to go to the playgrounds, since the infiltrators prevent them from doing so. When I began to talk with other people about the situation, I saw they were not aware of the problem. And it hurt me more to realize that Jews living a mere 10-minute drive from where I live are suffering daily and so few people seem to care. The whole reason for my writing this article is to open hearts and make more people aware of the suffering experienced daily, wherever the infiltrators are to be found – in south Tel Aviv, Eilat, Kiryat Malachi, Petach Tikva, Bnei Brak, Netanya and more. If we stand by and do nothing, this plague will stretch out throughout the country, as it happened in the past seven years. After reading this article you might be asking yourself what you can do about it. You may think that the public does not have the power to make changes. Only the government does. Only the government has this power. But it is not true. For example: If people would spend just a few minutes each day to expose others to this problem, then we’ve solved the first step of recognizing the problem and raising awareness. Pressure must be exerted on the government to formulate an effective and quick solution, by demonstrations, through the media, and by bringing politicians to tour the areas involved and see for themselves. These infiltrators are migrant workers who came for work, not refugees, as many groups – whose best interests in the present government are not their first priorities – would have us believe. Businesses should not hire illegal infiltrators. It can endanger the public health, whether in the food industry or in the workplace. This only encourages additional illegal immigration. Strengthen the residents of south Tel Aviv. When the infiltrators will understand that this can no longer continue, it will discourage them from staying in Israel. Translated from Hebrew by Ari Blackman.


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NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY FIRST: The name of the Limited Liability Company is G ROWE ASSOCIATES, LLC (hereinafter referred to as the “Company.”) SECOND: The Articles of Organization of the Company were filed with the Secretary of State on SEPTEMBER 18, 2013. THIRD: The County within New York State in which the office of the Company is to be located is NEW YORK. FOURTH: The Company is organized for any lawful purpose. JP# 3335 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Pharmapro, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/26/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o The LLC 171 Kings Highway Brooklyn, NY 11223. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3346 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qual. of BBL GP II, LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 8/23/13. Office loc.: NY County. LLC org. in DE 8/5/13. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to Att: Jonathan Goldberg, 17 State St., 38th Fl., NY, NY 10004. DE off. addr.: CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP# 3358 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Meadowbrook Property Management LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Hofheimer Gartlir & Gross, LLP, 530 Fifth Ave., NY, NY 10036, Attn: Gerald H. Morgenstern. Purpose: any lawful purpose. JP# 3369 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qualification of Gannett Fleming Management Services, LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 11/15/13. Office location: Nassau County. LLC formed in Pennsylvania (PA) on 11/5/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: P.O. Box 67100, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7100. PA address of LLC: 207 Senate Ave., Camp Hill, PA 17011. Arts. of Org. filed with PA Secy. of State, 401 North St., Rm 206, Harrisburg, PA 17120. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3374 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

The Hudson Room, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/5/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The Hudson Hospitality Group, LLC, 1006 Brown St Ste 202, Peekskill, NY 10566. Purpose: General. JP# 3392 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY FIRST: The name of the Limited Liability Company is HCA IN MEDICINE, PLLC (hereinafter referred to as the “Company.”) SECOND: The Articles of Organization of the Company were filed with the Secretary of State on AUGUST 22, 2013. THIRD: The County within New York State in which the office of the Company is to be located is RICHMOND. FOURTH: The Company is organized for any lawful purpose. JP# 3336 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Katie Linendoll Productions, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 12/23/13. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. bus. address &RA c/o CSC 80 State St. Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3337 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

240PR 30 Lincoln LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/7/14. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o Bedell & Forman LLP Attn: Jamie Forman, Esq. 44 Wall St.- Flr. 12 New York, NY 10005. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3338 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Domesticate Me LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/11/14. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 117 W. 13th St. #31 New York, NY 10011. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3339 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Sunshine Lab LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/17/14. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 34 Desbrosses St. #1305 New York, NY 10013. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3340 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Continental E-Commerce Solutions LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 11/18/13. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 560 W. 43rd St. #12L New York, NY 10036. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3341 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 4 Acres Sports Bar & Grill, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/21/14. Office:Bronx Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 2180 Holland Ave. #6G Bronx, NY 10462. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3342 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

GX Consulting LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 11/5/13. Office: Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to its princ. bus. address and Reg Agent c/o CSC 80 State St. Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3343 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Libapt 2014 LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/12/14. Office:Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o The LLC Attn: Regina M. Pitaro One Corporate Centr. Rye, NY 10580. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3344 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

W. L. George Enterprises, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/30/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 59 Maspeth Ave. # 1C Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3345 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: JM ON THE SOUND REALTY LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State (SSNY) 02/13/2014. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: C/O JM ON THE SOUND REALTY LLC, C/O Legalzoom.Com, Inc. 9900 Spectrum Drive, Austin, 78717. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Latest date upon which LLC is to dissolve: No specific date.. JP# 3349 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Well of Miriam 2 LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/10/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 1448 56 St. Brooklyn, NY 11219. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3347 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 NOTICE OF FORMATION of AF Meacham, LLC Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/19/14. Office location: Nassau Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Baldassare Fodera, 14 Pine Ridge Rd, Old Brookville, NY 11548. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3348 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Ai Hua Pharmacy, LLC . Art. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/09/2011. Off. Loc.: Kings County. SSNY has been desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The P. O. address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy to is: THE LLC, 5724 7th Ave. - 1FL, Brooklyn, NY, 11220 . Purpose: to engage in any lawful act or activity. JP# 3350 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Legacy Properties 140 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/11/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Mon Lieu, 5402 5th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11220, also the registered agent. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3351 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of BID Real Estate LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/8/13. Off. Loc.: Westchester County. SSNY has been desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The P. O. address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy to is: 400 E. 70th St. #808, NY, NY 10021. Purpose of LLC: to engage in any lawful act or activity. JP# 3352 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qualification of JCSZ, LLC Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on . Office location: Rockland County. LLC formed in on 03/04/14. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 48 King Arthur Ct., New City, NY 10956. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3353 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of State Hoyt Brooklyn LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/21/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 65 W. 36th St., Ste. 1200, NY, NY 10018. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3354 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qual. of BBL GP I, LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 8/23/13. Office loc.: NY County. LLC org. in DE 8/5/13. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to Att: Jonathan Goldberg, 17 State St., 38th Fl., NY, NY 10004. DE off. addr.: CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP# 3355 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qual. of BBL Commodities, LP, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 8/23/13. Office loc.: NY County. LP org. in DE 8/5/13. SSNY desig. as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to Att: Jonathan Goldberg, 17 State St., 38th Fl., NY, NY 10004. DE off. addr.: CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of LP on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Name/addr. of each gen. ptr. avail. at SSNY. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP# 3356 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qual. of BBL Commodities Value Fund, LP, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 8/23/13. Office loc.: NY County. LP org. in DE 8/5/13. SSNY desig. as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to Att: Jonathan Goldberg, 17 State St., 38th Fl., NY, NY 10004. DE off. addr.: CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of LP on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Name/addr. of each gen. ptr. avail. at SSNY. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP# 3357 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qual. of Spring Show NYC LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 11/14/13. Office loc.: NY County. LLC org. in DE 11/8/13. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to CSC, 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207. DE off. addr.: CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP# 3359 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Qual. of Summer Road LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/17/14. Office loc.: NY County. LLC org. in DE 8/31/12. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to Chadbourne & Parke, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, NY, NY 10112. DE off. addr.: CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP# 3360 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of RIC Realty I LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/5/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Howard Smolen, Esq., 360 Great Neck Rd., Great Neck, NY 11021. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3361 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of RIC Realty II LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/11/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Howard Smolen, Esq., 360 Great Neck Rd., Great Neck, NY 11021, the Reg. Agt. upon whom proc. may be served. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3362 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Blooming Prosperity Realty LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/20/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 3 Mirrielees Circle, Great Neck Estate, NY 11021. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3363 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Continuum-US, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/5/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to David Matera, 14 Augusta Dr., Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3364 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of L&M West 153 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/13/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1865 Palmer Ave., Ste. 203, Larchmont, NY 10538. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3365 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of KMA3 LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/17/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1865 Palmer Ave., Ste. 203, Larchmont, NY 10538. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3366 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Formation of L&M Marcus Garvey Preservation LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/13/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1865 Palmer Ave., Ste. 203, Larchmont, NY 10538. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3367 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Formation of The Fulton Street Gardens LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/27/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 20 Brick Court, Staten Island, NY 10305. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3368 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of R S REALTY PARTNERS I LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/13/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Hofheimer Gartlir & Gross, LLP, 530 Fifth Ave., NY, NY 10036, Attn: Gerald H. Morgenstern. Purpose: any lawful purpose. JP# 3370 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of ARLROB LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Hofheimer Gartlir & Gross, LLP, 530 Fifth Ave., NY, NY 10036, Attn: Gerald H. Morgenstern. Purpose: any lawful purpose. JP# 3371 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of EDGE OF WOODS PARTNERS I LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/6/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Hofheimer Gartlir & Gross, LLP, 530 Fifth Ave., NY, NY 10036, Attn: Gerald H. Morgenstern. Purpose: any lawful purpose. JP# 3372 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of DDKK LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/3/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Mark Joseph, 54 Lafayette Pl., Woodmere, NY 11598. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3373 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Psychotherapy Suites LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/28/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 26 Court St., Ste. 502/504, Brooklyn, NY 11242. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3375 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Sunrise Homes LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/3/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 32 Rutledge St, Brooklyn, NY 11249. Purpose: General. JP# 3376 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Bedford Realty NY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/13/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 74 Spencer St #1R, Brooklyn, NY 11205. Purpose: General. JP# 3377 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Proactive Security Services LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/18/14. Office in Rockland Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 325 Route 304, Nanuet, NY 10954. Purpose: General. JP# 3378 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Ace Liquor & Wine, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/21/14. Office in Rockland Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 34 North Middletown Rd, Nanuet, NY 10954. Purpose: General. JP# 3379 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Intelliworks LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/30/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave Ste 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: General. JP# 3380 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Hollis Medical Dental Real Estate, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/29/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 33 Bridle Path, Great Neck, NY 11021. Purpose: General. JP# 3381 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

C & B Property NY, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/3/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 277 Northern Blvd Ste 306, Great Neck, NY 11021. Purpose: General. JP# 3382 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Candella Ventures LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/13/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 96 Queens Ave, Atlantic Beach, NY 11509. Purpose: General. JP# 3383 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Klarides LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/11/13. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Unites States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave Ste 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: General. JP# 3384 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Delon Ross Development Group, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/7/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Jason Algaze, 5 Seneca Pl, Jericho, NY 11753. Purpose: General. JP# 3385 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 10822 LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/26/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 3298 Elliott Blvd., Oceanside, NY 11572. Purpose: General. JP# 3386 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Dendo Moda, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/3/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Denis Namdar, 7 W Gilbert Rd, Kings Point, NY 11024. Purpose: General. JP# 3387 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Paradise R & R, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/11/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 2424 Atlantic Blvd, Wantagh, NY 11793. Purpose: General. JP# 3388 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

164 Stuyvesant Realty LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/19/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 207 Harborview S, Lawrence, NY 11559. Purpose: General. JP# 3389 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Marcus Capital Holdings LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/16/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Steven Marcus, 210 Shore Rd Apt. 1G, Long Beach, NY 11561. Purpose: General. JP# 3390 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Consortium Risk Management Group, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/27/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Chris Pace, 20 Miller Pl Ste 201, Syosset, NY 11791. Purpose: General. JP# 3391 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qualification of The Special Equities Group, LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/19/14. Office location: Nassau County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 10/26/09. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 106 Woods Dr., Roslyn, NY 11578. DE address of LLC: 2711 Centerville Rd, Ste 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of Formation filed with DE Secy of State, 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3420 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Vriie LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Paula Damiana Tomisaki, 254 Fox Meadow Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583. Purpose: General. JP# 3393 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Blu Point Clothing, L.L.C. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/18/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Reyito Tavera, 411 Westchester Ave #1D, Port Chester, NY 10573. Purpose: General. JP# 3394 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

IFetch, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/7/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 51 Borcher Ave 3rd Fl, Yonkers, NY 10704. Purpose: General. JP# 3395 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Decor Event Design LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/28/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 5 Maple Way, Armonk, NY 10504. Purpose: General. JP# 3396 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Mayer Residential LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/7/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Kristen Mayer, 300 Livingston Ave #3B, Mamaroneck, NY 10543. Purpose: General. JP# 3397 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Nuahs Trucking LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/13/14. Office in Bronx Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 4143 Wilder Ave, Bronx, NY 10466. Purpose: General. JP# 3398 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

968 Bronx Park South LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave Ste 215, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP# 3399 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Grove Estates LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/18/13. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave Ste 230, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP# 3400 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Corona Equity Holdings LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/13/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 320 Roebling St #120, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP# 3401 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

2132 Daly LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave Ste 215, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP# 3402 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

2079 Mohegan LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave Ste 215, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP# 3403 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Gracemere Entertainment Media Systems LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/4/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 70 W 86th St Box 5, New York, NY 10024. Purpose: General. JP# 3404 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14


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Onkaro LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/10/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Gokce Gizer, 300 Mercer St Apt 10A, New York, NY 10003. Purpose: General. JP# 3405 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Lighthouse Realty Group LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/24/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 878 Lakeside Dr., Woodmere, NY 11598. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3418 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 4130 Associates LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 1/9/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 118-75 Metropolitan Ave, Kew Gardens, NY 11415. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3432 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of The Scarangella Agency LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/11/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 261 Asharoken Ave., Northport, NY 11768. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3446 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Brontosaurus Haircut, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/14/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 611 W. 171st St., #31B, NY, NY 10032. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3459 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of For mation of Zaccagnino Properties, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/14/13. Office location: Erie County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5125 Luxor Ln., Clarence, NY 14031. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3472 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qualification of WorkOf LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/7/14. Office location: New York County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 4/9/13. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 404 E. 76th St, Ste 29B, New York, NY 10021. DE address of LLC: 1521 Concord Pike, #301, Wilmington, DE 19803. Cert. of Formation filed with DE Secy of State, 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3433 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 1718 Harman Realty LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 8/19/13. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1718 Harman St., Ridgewood, NY 11385. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3447 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of We Know NYC LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/12/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 425 Park Ave., 6th FL., NY, NY 10022. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3460 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Gypsy’s Corner Photography LLC. Ar ts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 12/5/13. Office location: Erie County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 173 Pleasant View Dr., Lancaster, NY 14086. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3473 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Wooly’s NYC L1, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/17/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 555 5th Ave., 14th Fl., NY, NY 10017. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3461 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Roberts Global Counsel LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/13/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 70 Washington St., Apt. 8L, Bklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3474 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Townhouse 114 LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/28/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 114 E. 61st St., NY, NY 10021. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3462 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Little Mo LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/18/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1158 Myrtle Ave., Bklyn, NY 11221. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3475 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Face2Face Health Medical, PLLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/11/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 245 E. 58th St., Ste. 12A, NY, NY 10022. Purpose: Profession of Medicine. JP# 3463 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Rivingtown LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/6/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 500 5th Ave., Ste. 2610, NY, NY 10110. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3476 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

SW Industries LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/25/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 350 Fifth Ave 59th Fl, New York, NY 10118. Purpose: General. JP# 3406 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Hyphen8tion Studios LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/23/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Alexander Bryan, 550 W. 45th St. Ste 740, New York, NY 10036. Purpose: General. JP# 3407 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Cocobouche LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/3/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave Ste 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: General. JP# 3408 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

2307 Broadway Group LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/7/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Waterbridge Capital LLC, 590 Madison Ave 34th Fl., New York, NY 10022. Purpose: General. JP# 3409 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 133 Investors LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/31/03. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Attn Mike Krinitz, 32 E 57th St 10th Fl, New York, NY 10022. Purpose: General JP# 3410 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Alternatives Counseling And Consulting, L.C.S.W., PLLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/21/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 303 Fifth Ave Room 608, New York, NY 10016. Purpose: Licensed Clinical Social Work. JP# 3411 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Valins Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry, PLLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/16/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Vilma Ariadna Preta, 29 Elizabeth Dr, Bethpage, NY 11714. Purpose: Nurse Practitioner In Psychiatry. JP# 3412 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 270 Doughty MW LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/21/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 270 Doughty Blvd, Inwood, NY 11096. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3413 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Bonvo Home Inspection LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 1/9/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 104 Meadow St, Garden City, NY 11530. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3414 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Formation of Intersect Consulting LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/12/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 246 Oriole Ct, Manhasset, NY 11030. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3415 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Formation of JJAM Realty LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/27/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 460 E. 79th St, Apt. 15F, New York, NY 10075. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3416 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of JNM RES Holdings I LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 14 Glenwood Dr., Great Neck, NY 11021. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3417 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Domesticate Me LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/11/14. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 117 W. 13th St. #31 New York, NY 10011. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3339 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of M.A.P. Transportation Services, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/5/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 315 Foster Ave, Apt. #3A, Brooklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3419 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Watjean LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 12/4/02. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 75-20 Vleigh Pl., Fluishing, NY 11367. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3421 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of J & J Concessions LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 1/28/14. Office location: Richmond County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 754 Davis Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3422 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Pine Holding LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/7/14. Office location: Richmond County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2040 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3423 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Shore to Shore Realty Development LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 12/10/13. Office location: Richmond County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 15 Page Ave, Staten Island, NY 10309. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3424 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 1009 Willoughby Realty LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 1/2/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 183 Wilson St, Ste. 183, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3434 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 1458 Estates LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 1/2/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 45 Main St, Ste 804, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3435 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 1762 Benson LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1735 54th St, Brooklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3436 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 489 Chauncey Realty LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 1/27/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 225 Broadway, 39th Fl., New York, NY 10007. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3437 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Shore To Shore Richmond LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/13/14. Office location: Richmond County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 15 Page Ave, Staten Island, NY 10309. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3425 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Duffield View LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 11/15/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 177 Concord St, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3438 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 215 USA LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/18/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 55 Franklin Ave, #B-1, Brooklyn, NY 11205. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3426 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of HML Developments LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 1/17/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 177 Concord St, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3440 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 642 Wilson Realty LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 6/20/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 225 Broadway, 39th Fl., New York, NY 10007. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3427 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Montgomery Holdings NY LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 8/27/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 25 Robert Pitt Dr., Ste 204, Monsey, NY 10952. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3441 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Smart NY Realty LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 12/16/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1864 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3428 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Formation of Watertown Assets LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 6/7/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 143 Taylor St, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3429 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of MYA ASSOCIATES LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/13/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 957 E. 23rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3442 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of SHIBORI & SONS LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 9/18/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 142 Prospect Pk W., Apt. 4, Brooklyn, NY 11215. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3443 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Arel Management LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 1/13/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 48 S. Service Rd., Ste. 4, Melville, NY 11747. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3448 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 50 Elizabeth St. LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/19/14. Office location: Richmond County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 60 Sand Ln., Staten Island, NY 10305. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3449 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Jpeg Food Service Holding Company LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 6/21/13. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 70-13 Austin St., Forest Hills, NY 11375. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3450 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of P & E Capital Holdings, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 6/17/13. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 70-13 Austin St., Forest Hills, NY 11375. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3451 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Datang Law Office, PLLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 11/1/13. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 3609 Main St., Ste. 9C-2, Flushing, NY 11354. Purpose: Profession of Law. JP# 3452 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 7446 Cypress Hills Realty LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 1/9/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1831 Decatur St., Ridgewood, NY 11385. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3453 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Qualification of The Board of Boards, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/5/14. LLC Formed in (DE) on 12/12/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 515 Madison Ave., 16th Fl., NY, NY 10022. DE address of LLC: 515 Madison Ave., 16th Fl., NY, NY 10022. Arts. Of Org. filed with DE Secy. Of State, PO Box 898, Dover, DE 19903. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3454 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 1412-1416 RSVP LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/17/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 22 W. 32nd St., 15th Fl., NY, NY 10001. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3455 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of For mation of Steven Wu Photography, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/25/13. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 182-15 Henley Rd., Jamaica, NY 11432. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3464 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Midtown Cab of Rochester, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/15/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1225 Lyell Ave., Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3465 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 58 L Realty LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/19/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 774 58th St., Bklyn, NY 11220. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3466 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Dai Realty LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/5/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2365 86th St., 2nd Fl., Bklyn, NY 11214. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3467 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Ihouse LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 11/26/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2525 82nd St., 1st Fl., Bklyn, NY 11214. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3468 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 1412 BH LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/17/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1178 Broadway, 5th Fl., NY, NY 10001. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3456 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of White Well PBM LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/18/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 53 Lorimer St., Apt. 5B, Bklyn, NY 11206. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3469 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 84 Forsyth Real Estate LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/20/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 84 Forsyth St., NY, NY 10002. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3477 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Qualification of Grand Visual LLC. Authority filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/25/14. LLC Formed in (DE) on 2/20/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 44 W. 28th St., NY, NY 10001. DE address of LLC: 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Arts. Of Org. filed with DE Secy. Of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3478 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Formation of James Houston Design LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/20/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 65 S. Broadway, Ste. 104, Tarrytown, NY 10591. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3479 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Somaren Acupuncture PLLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/23/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 445 5th Ave., Ste. 10B, NY, NY 10016. Purpose: Profession of Acupuncture. JP# 3480 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Lukes Lobster XIII LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/11/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 125 E. 23rd St., #403, NY, NY 10010. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3481 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14 Notice of Formation of DV Stores, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5 E. 59th St., 2nd Fl, NY, NY 10022. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3482 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Bay Club Valet LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/13/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 132-07 14 Ave, College Point, NY 11356. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3430 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Pediatric Eye Care Associates, PLLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/18/14. Office location: Westchester County. Sec. of State designated agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 14 Harwood Court, Suite 209, Scarsdale, NY 10583. Purpose: practice the profession of medicine. JP# 3444 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 1420 Creative LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/17/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 22 W. 32nd St., 15th Fl., NY, NY 10001. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3457 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 164 Lefferts LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/4/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 476 Central Ave., Bklyn, NY 11221. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3470 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 167 Hillside LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/12/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 112 E. 42nd St., Ste. 1015, NY, NY 10168. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3483 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 189 East 3, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 144-45 76th Ave, Flushing, NY 11367. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3431 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Coppelia Rose Farmland, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/20/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 8 E. 83rd St., #9F, NY, NY 10028. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3445 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 1420 BH LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/17/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1178 Broadway, 5th Fl., NY, NY 10001. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3458 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Sky 2000 Travel LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 1/10/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 383 Kingston Ave., Ste. 350, Bklyn, NY 11213. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3471 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 1516-1532 Park Avenue LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/26/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 112 E. 42nd St., Ste. 1015, NY, NY 10168. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3484 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14


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Notice of Formation of Miles Lubricants LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/10/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 99 Washington Ave., Ste. 1008, Albany, NY 12260. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3485 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Quality Coding Software Solutions, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the NY Dept. of State on 3/10/14. Office location: Westchester County. NY Sec. of State (NYSS) designated agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to 11 Parkview Dr., Bronxville, NY 10708, the principal business location. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3503 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Oxford Capital Partners LLC Arts of Org filed with Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on March 11, 2014. Office location: New York County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process c/o LLC to: 286 Fifth Ave. 8th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3518 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Qualification of KNIC Partners, LP. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/12/14. Office location: NY County. Princ. bus. addr.: 250 Park Ave., 7th Fl., NY, NY 10177. LP formed in DE on 11/1/13. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LP: c/o The Corporation Trust Co., 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Name/addr. of genl. ptr. available from NY Sec. of State. Cert. of LP filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP# 3529 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Cherry 1 Properties, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/27/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2430 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3539 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Urban Continental LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/19/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 9960 63rd Rd., Rego Park, NY 11374. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3552 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Cyberdelic Studio LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/27/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2430 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3540 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of For mation of Specialized Healthcare Solutions, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/6/14. Office location: Bronx County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 3007 Lasalle Ave., Bronx, NY 10461. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3553 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

MADISON CRES REALTY HOLDINGS OF NEW YORK, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/26/2014. Office location: NY County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Joseph I. Rosenbaum, 1125 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. JP# 3486 3/28,4/4,11,18,25,5/2/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of MARRY ANEW MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPY, PLLC. Art. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/14/14.Off. Loc.: 1225 Franklin Ave. #325, Garden City, NY 11530, Nassau County. SSNY has been desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The P. O. address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy to is: 1225 Franklin Ave. #325, Garden City, NY 11530. Purpose: Any lawful act . JP# 3491 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Arnold Burton LLC. Arts of Org. filed with SSNY on 1/2/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O United States Corporation Agents, INC, 7014 13 Avenue Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. JP# 3492 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Regency Nassim LLC Arts of Org filed with NY Sec of State (SSNY) on 2/5/14. Office: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 747 Middle Neck Rd, #101, Great Neck, NY 11024. General Purposes. JP# 3496 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Malone Nassim LLC Arts of Org filed with NY Sec of State (SSNY) on 1/27/14. Office: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 747 Middle Neck Rd, #101, Great Neck, NY 11024. General Purposes. JP# 3497 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 2929 Nassim LLC Arts of Org filed with NY Sec of State (SSNY) on 12/4/13. Office: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 747 Middle Neck Rd, #101, Great Neck, NY 11024. General Purposes. JP# 3498 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

THE ROYAL CARE F I LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 2/26/2014. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 6323 14th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11219, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any Lawful purpose. JP# 3499 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Gr id Technologies LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/3/14 Off. Loc.: Nassau County. SSNY has been desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The P. O. address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy to is: 333 East Broadway #2F, Long Beach, NY 11561. Purpose of LLC: to engage in any lawful act or activity. JP# 3500 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 55 Laundromat LLC. Arts of Org filed with SSNY on 03/06/14. Office Location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: The LLC, 1723 Grove St., 1st/FL, Ridgewood, NY 11385. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act. JP# 3501 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Formation of 207 Division Avenue LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/21/2012. Office location: New York Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, c/o Robinson Brog Leinwand Greene Genovese & Gluck, P.C. Attn: Leonard B. Nathanson 875 Third Ave., 9th Fl. New York, NY 10022, Purpose: any lawful act or activity. JP# 3502 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Qual. of Little Joe’s LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 11/14/13. Office loc.: Westchester County. LLC org. in DE 10/24/13. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to Peter Menzies, c/o MAC Capital Partners, 2250 Hickory Rd., Ste. 450, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462. DE off. addr.: NCR, 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP# 3505 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Qual. of Katonah Reading Room LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/10/14. Office loc.: Westchester County. LLC org. in DE 2/5/14. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to MAC Capital Partners, 2250 Hickory Rd., Ste. 450, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462. DE off. addr.: NCR, 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP# 3506 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Qual. of TBRE LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/10/14. Office loc.: Westchester County. LLC org. in DE 1/28/14. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to MAC Capital Partners, 2250 Hickory Rd., Ste. 450, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462. DE off. addr.: NCR, 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP# 3507 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Euro trends, LLC Authority filed SSNY 3/7/14. Office:NY Co. LLC formed NJ 6/10/09, and in existence. SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served and shall mail copy to: 8 Dale Dr. Morristown, NJ 07960 . Cert of Regis. filed NJ State Treasurer, 33 W. State St., 5th Fl., Trenton, NJ 08608. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3509 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

NYC therapy group, lcsw’s psychotherapy professionals PLLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/21/14. Office:Bronx Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 5731 Mosholu Ave. Flr. 2 Bronx, NY 10471. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3510 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

North East Painting and Home Improvement LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/27/14. Office:Bronx Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 1955 Bogart Ave. Bronx, NY 10462. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3511 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Nat rental LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/22/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to its princ. address and Reg. Agent c/o Evyatar Iizirov 515 E 7th St #6L Brooklyn, NY 11218. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3512 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Viki films LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/17/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to its princ. address and Reg. Agent c/o Fnu Esmail 15Kossuth Pl., 3rd Flr. Brooklyn, NY 11221. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3513 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Metro boys LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/3/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o ACS 99 Washington Ave. #1008 Albany, NY 12260. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3514 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

2008 Ocean ave condominium LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/25/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 2008 Ocean Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3515 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of MLMG Associates LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/24/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1865 Palmer Ave., Ste. 203, Larchmont, NY 10538. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3504 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

BK 272 53RD Street LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/5/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 471 54TH St. Brooklyn, NY 11220. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3516 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Project Octopi, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 12/23/13. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. bus. address & RA c/o CSC 80 State St. Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3508 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Brooklyn orthopedic and sports medicine PLLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/12/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 84 80TH St. Brooklyn, NY 11209. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3517 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Qualification of 249 Prospect, L.L.C. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 3/21/2014. Office location: Kings County. LLC formed in New Jersey (NJ) on 8/19/1999. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o United Corporate Services, Inc., 10 Bank St., Ste. 560, White Plains, NY 10606. Principal office address of LLC: 166 Montague St., Brooklyn, NY 11201. Arts. of Org. filed with NJ Div. of Rev., P.O. Box 450, Trenton, NJ 08646. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3519 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Qualification of Halsted Apartments, LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 3/21/2014. Office location: Kings County. LLC formed in New Jersey (NJ) on 3/29/1999. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o United Corporate Services, Inc., 10 Bank St., Ste. 560, White Plains, NY 10606. Principal office address of LLC: 166 Montague St., Brooklyn, NY 11201. Arts. of Org. filed with NJ Div. of Rev., P.O. Box 450, Trenton, NJ 08646. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3520 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Atlantic Columbus Managers LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/20/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 316 Douglass St., 2nd Fl., Brooklyn, NY 11217. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3521 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Formation of NHI HOLDINGS, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/14/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The Regency at Glen Cove, 94-96 School Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3522 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of 1548 MERRICK, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/12/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Daniel Rosenthal, Manager, 1548 Jerusalem Ave., North Merrick, NY 11566. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3523 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Brooklyn Ave Apartments LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/30/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Duke Properties, 825 Third Ave., 18th Fl., NY, NY 10022. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3524 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Qualification of Luxor Properties LLC. Fictitious name in NY State: Pure Equities LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 1/23/14. Office location: Kings County. LLC formed in New Jersey (NJ) on 6/13/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Duke Properties, 825 3rd Ave., 18th Fl., NY, NY 10022. NJ address of LLC: c/o B&D Holdings, Inc., 776 Mountain Blvd., Ste 202, Watchung, NJ 07069. Arts. of Org. filed with Treasurer of State of NJ, Div. of Revenue, 33 W. State St., 5th Fl., Trenton, NJ 08646. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3525 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Sam and Joseph Sasson LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/28/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1186 E. 22nd St., Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3526 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Qualification of 71-85 Lewis Avenue LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 3/20/14. Office location: Kings County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 10/29/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 266 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11231. DE address of LLC: c/o United Corporate Services, Inc., 874 Walker Road, Ste. C, Dover, DE 19904. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3527 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of For mation of AB Resor t Management LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/2/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Cooperman Lester Miller LLP, 1129 Northern Blvd., Ste. 402, Manhasset, NY 11030. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3528 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Qualification of Lexin Nassau Partners, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/14/14. Office location: NY County. Princ. bus. addr.: c/o Lexin Capital, LLC, 654 Madison Ave., Ste. 2205, NY, NY 10065, Attn: Metin Negrin. LLC formed in DE on 12/13/13. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011. DE addr. of LLC: c/o The Corporation Trust Co., 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP# 3530 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Noorden Advisory Group, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/28/14. Office location: Westchester County. Princ. bus. addr.: P.O. Box 363, Scarsdale, NY 10583. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP# 3531 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Stan Properties, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/27/14. Office location: Westchester County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o Danziger & Markhoff LLP, 123 Main St., White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: any lawful purpose. JP# 3532 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Name of LLC: Mulberry Interiors LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/19/14. Office loc.: Westchester Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. JP# 3533 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Name of LLC: M & A Creations LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 3/24/14. Office loc.: Westchester Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Mike Toledo, 236 Nelson Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. JP# 3534 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Retro Funding LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/19/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 1946 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11223. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3535 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of 410 Park Avenue, LLC Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/21/14. Office location: Westchester Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to One Hunter Ave, Armonk, NY 10506. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3536 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of 2 Hillside Place Associates, LLC Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/21/14. Office location: Westchester Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to One Hunter Ave, Armonk, NY 10506. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3537 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Dentino, Cammarata & Fazio, LLP. Certificate of Registration filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/26/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 20 Wildbriar Rd., Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: Profession of Law. JP# 3538 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Gilsbar Specialty Insurance Services, L.L.C. Authority filed SSNY 2/4/14. Office:NY Co. LLC formed LA 12/22/04, exists & located 2100 Covington Centre, Covington, LA 70433. SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served and shall mail copy to: CT Corp 111 8th Ave- Flr. 13 New York, NY 10011 . Cert of Regis. filed LA SOS, PO box 94125, Baton Rouge, LA 70804. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3560 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Rosa Remodeling, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/26/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 283 Dove Tree Ln., Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3541 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of EMC & Sons LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/18/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 3 W. 35th St., 9th Fl., NY, NY 10001. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3542 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Parker Cardinal LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 12/20/13. Office location: Erie County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 331 Alberta Dr., Ste. 214, Amherst, NY 14226. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3554 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Pacific Street Holdings Group LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 8/15/11. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 730 Eastern Pkwy., Bklyn, NY 11213. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3555 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Manta Ray Services, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/17/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 150 E. 39th St., #1106, NY, NY 10016. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3543 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of 2698 Spencerport Road, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/24/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 6 Connies Ln., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3556 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Dadon Realty, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/27/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 30-32 E. 14th St., NY, NY 10003. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3544 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Caryl Properties LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/28/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 570 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers, NY 10704. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3557 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Maua, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/12/12. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2 Columbus Ave., #4C, NY, NY 10023. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3545 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of A Place In The Sun Photography By Cathy LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/25/14. Office location: Richmond County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 236 Roma Ave., Staten Island, NY 10306. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3558 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Sisters Quality Cleaners LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/24/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 27 Cresci Blvd., Hazlet, NJ 07730. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3546 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Friedman Oster PLLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/24/14. Office: NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o The LLC 240 E. 79 St., Suite A New York, NY 10075. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3559 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

N o t i c e o f Fo r m a t i o n o f B a l a n c e d Bookkeeping Solutions, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/4/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 909 Wilson St., Bohemia, NY 11716. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3547 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Cornielle Real Estate Enterprises, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/18/14. Office location: Rockland County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 102 Princeton Dr., Tappan, NY 10983. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3548 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Coolspa, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/13/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 905 5th Ave., NY, NY 10021. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3549 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Wyatt & Associates, L.L.P. Certificate of Registration filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/18/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 99 Park Ave., NY, NY 10016. Purpose: Profession of Law. JP# 3550 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of MCE Interactive LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 10/31/13. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 75-21 169th St., Flushing, NY 11366. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3551 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Patrick Cannell Music, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 11/19/13. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 275 Park Ave. #7B Brooklyn, NY 11205. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3561 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Brooklyn North Jump, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/20/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 149 Beach 73rd St. Arverne, NY 11692. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3562 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Brennan Boatbuilding LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/3/14. Office: Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. bus. address and Reg. Agent c/o Christopher Brennan 191 Revolutionary Rd. Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3563 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION Teva Drugs LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/22/2014 Off. Loc.: Kings County. SSNY has been desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The P. O. address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy to is: 724 Montgomery S. Bklyn, NY 11213 Purpose: Any lawful act . JP# 3564 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Qualification of 246 Tenth Avenue LP. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/25/14. Office location: New York County. Limited Partnership formed in Delaware (DE) on 1/15/14. SSNY is designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 270 Lafayette St, Ste 1205, New York, NY 10012. DE address of LP: 1811 Silverside Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810. Cert. of Limited Partnership filed with DE Secy of State, 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3565 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14


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Notice of Qualification of 246 Tenth GP LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/25/14. Office location: New York County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 1/15/14. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 270 Lafayette St, Ste 1205, New York, NY 10017. DE address of LLC: 1811 Silverside Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810. Cert. of Formation filed with DE Secy of State, 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3566 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Shackleton RBS3 LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/10/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 3 Vanderbilt Dr., Port Washington, NY 11050. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3580 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of LIA MM LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/6/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1465A Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3595 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Astro Films LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 419 Butler St, Apt. 3, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3608 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Aurae Care LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 1/17/14. Office location: Erie County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 10 Landing Creek Ct., Williamsville, NY 14221. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3620 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Richmond Terrace Realty II, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/13/14. Office location: Richmond County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 148 New Dorp Ln., Staten Island, NY 10306. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3633 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Besiman Tov Gifts LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1975 E. 19th St, Brooklyn, NY 11229. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3609 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of 401 State LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 1/8/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5902 14th Ave., Bklyn, NY 11219. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3621 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Qualification of Atlantic Group LA, LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/1/14. Office location: New York County. LLC formed in California (CA) on 8/9/13. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1156 6th Ave, 9th Fl., New York, NY 10036. CA address of LLC: 11861 Tiara St, Valley Village, CA 91607. Cert. of Formation filed with CA Secy of State, 1300 11th St, 3rd Fl., Sacramento, CA 95814. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3610 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of 2811 Farragut LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/28/10. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5902 14th Ave., Bklyn, NY 11219. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3622 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of 1141 Elder Realty LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/7/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: POB 4013, Clifton, NJ 07012. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3568 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of 208 Fordham Associates LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/9/11. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1716 Coney Island Ave, Ste 400, Brooklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3569 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Formation of 6005 16th Ave Holding LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/28/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1600 60th St, Brooklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3570 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Bawachi LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 12/13/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 539 Eastern Pkwy, 3rd Fl., Brooklyn, NY 11216. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3571 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Elder MA Realty LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/7/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: POB 4013, Clifton, NJ 07012. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3572 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Formation of Elder ME Realty LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/7/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 27 E. 11th St, Lakewood, NJ 08701. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3573 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Formation of Elder PD Realty LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/7/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1938 53rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3574 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Formation of HW Cap. LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 1/16/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 240 52nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11220. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3575 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Prospect Park Falls LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 9/13/05. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 109 Sanford St, Brooklyn, NY 11205. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3576 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Formation of 305 Forest Realty, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 545 West End Ave, #3C, New York, NY 10024. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3577 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of Mott Properties, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/27/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 335 Central Ave, 2nd Fl., Lawrence, NY 11559. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3578 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14 Notice of Formation of Sands 51 LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/26/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 27 Maple Ave, Cedarhurst, NY 11516. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3579 4/4,11,18,25,5/2,9/14

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST, AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN FOR THE NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. DEMETRIOS TSAFATINOS, STAMATIKI TSAFATINOS, ET AL., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly filed on March 27, 2014, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Kings County Supreme Court, Room 224, 360 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY on May 15, 2014 at 2:30 p.m., premises known as 8020 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Borough of Brooklyn, County of Kings, City and State of New York, Block 5989 and Lot 50. Approximate amount of judgment is $24,893.25 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index # 5956/10. Marc M. Dittenhoefer, Esq., Referee Windels, Marx, Lane & Mittendorf, LLP, 156 West 56th Street, New York, New York 10019, Attorneys for Plaintiff JP# 3586 4/11,18,25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Born Gifted Music Group LLC. Arts of Org. filed with Secy. of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/31/14. Office location: New York County. SSNY designated as as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to LLC c/o 7014 13th Ave. Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3587 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

N o t i c e o f Fo r m a t i o n o f F i r e & A i r Entertainment LLC. Arts of Org. filed with Secy. of State of New York (SSNY) on March 3, 2014. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 518 12th Street 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11215. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3588 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of SANBA LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/18/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the principal business location of LLC: 70 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249. Purpose: real estate development. JP# 3589 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Qualification of Emily Moyer Industrial Design LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 3/20/14. Office location: Kings County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 3/18/14. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 395 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215. DE address of LLC: National Corporate Research, Ltd., 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3590 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of YS 847 Realty LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/25/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Rivkin Radler LLP, 926 RXR Plaza, Uniondale, NY 11556-0926, Attn: Scott Eisenmesser, Esq. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3591 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of YS Jubal LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/25/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Rivkin Radler LLP, 926 RXR Plaza, Uniondale, NY 11556-0926, Attn: Scott Eisenmesser, Esq. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3592 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of King Equity Partners LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/17/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the principal business location of LLC: 70 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249. Purpose: real estate ownership and any other purposes permitted by applicable law. JP# 3593 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Helios Alpha Properties, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Capitol Services, Inc., 1218 Central Ave., Ste. 100, Albany, NY 12205. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. JP# 3594 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of AZG Manhattanville LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/6/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1465A Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3596 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14 Notice of Formation of AZG II Manhattanville LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/6/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1465A Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3597 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14 Notice of Formation of Manhattanville Member II LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/6/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1465A Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3598 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Zaidys Manhattanville LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/6/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1465A Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3599 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14 Notice of Formation of LL Manhattanville LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/6/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1465A Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3600 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14 Notice of Formation of 451 Tenth Avenue LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/6/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 15 Verbena Ave., 2nd Fl., Floral Park, NY 11001. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3601 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of EGEGMJD, LLC amended to EGMJD, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/8/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 15 Glen St., Glen Cove, NY 11542, Attn: Michael J. Demetres, the registered agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3602 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14 Notice of Formation of KSG Three Kids LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/12/2014. Office location: New York Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, c/o Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid, P.C., Attn: Samuel Yedid, Esq., 225 Old Country Road, Melville, NY 11747, Purpose: any lawful act or activity JP# 3603 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of MNA Old Country Road LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/27/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 60 Cutter Mill Rd, Ste 600, Great Neck, NY 11021. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3604 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14 Notice of Formation of Queens Holdings 2009 LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 9/24/09. Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 150 Airport Rd, Ste 900, Lakewood, NJ 08701. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3605 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14 Notice of Formation of 5216 4th Avenue LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 8/27/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5902 14th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11219. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3606 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14 Notice of Formation of 716 Nostrand Avenue Holdings LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5314 16th Ave, #287, Brooklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3607 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Dunnigan Brand Dedeo, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 4/3/14. Office:Rockland Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 165 Long Clove Rd. New City, NY 10956. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3611 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Lukes Lobster Catering LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/24/14. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 125 E. 23rd St. #403 New York, NY 10010. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3612 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Miracle NY Properties, LLC Authority filed SSNY 12/9/03. Office:NY Co. LLC formed NC 8/8/03, exists & located 1302 Pleasant Ridge Rd. Greensboro, NC 07409. SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served and shall mail copy to 1302 Pleasant Ridge Rd. Greensboro, NC 07409. Cert of Regis. Filed NC SOS, PO Box 29622 Raleigh, NC 27626. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3613 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Harbor Homes Realty, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/26/2014 Off. Loc.: Nassau County. SSNY has been desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The P. O. address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy to is: The LLC, 763 Dumont Place, Valley Stream, NY 11581. Purpose: Any lawful act . JP# 3614 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Esme in Greenpoint LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/25/13 Off. Loc.: (999 Manhattan Ave. Brooklyn NY 11222) Kings County. SSNY has been desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The P. O. address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy to is: 1 Jackson St. Brooklyn NY 11211. Purpose: Any lawful act . JP# 3615 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of MSKW L.L.C. Art. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/10/13 Off. Loc.: Kings County. SSNY has been desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The P. O. address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy to is: Dmitriy Kodysh 1062 76 Street Brooklyn, NY, 11228. Purpose: Any lawful act. JP# 3616 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Tri - Regions Express Courier LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/28/14 Off. Loc.: Kings County. SSNY has been desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The P. O. address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy to is: The LLC, 3906 Avenue K, Apt# C3, Bklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: Any lawful act . JP# 3617 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of West 153 Managers LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/13/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1865 Palmer Ave., Ste. 203, Larchmont, NY 10538. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3618 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of The Phoenix Brewery Apartments, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/12/14. Office location: Erie County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 3350 Delaware Ave., Tonawanda, NY 14217. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3619 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of King Stampede LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/2/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 104 Nassau Ave., #3, Bklyn, NY 11222. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3623 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of 155 E. 51st Realty Co., LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/1/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 8302 6th Ave., No.2A, Bklyn, NY 11209. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3624 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of MZ/JG Property, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/14/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 361 North Dr., Rochester, NY 14612. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3625 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of JCM Design&Build LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 3711 35th Ave., 2nd Fl., Long Island City, NY 11101. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3626 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Metamorphosis Realty, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 11/14/02. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 20 Wilsey Sq., 2nd Fl., Ridgewood, NJ 07450. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3627 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Walter-Hague, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/24/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 136 Waverly Pl., 14D, NY, NY 10014. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3628 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of For mation of Square One Spirituality LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 405 W. 57th St., Ste. 5A, NY, NY 10019. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3629 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Chugach Enterprises I, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/25/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 30 Broad St., Ste. 1503, NY, NY 10004. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3630 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Jiuding Packaging LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/25/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 965 Amsterdam Ave., Apt. 2E, NY, NY 10025. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3631 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Newsweek LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/30/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 488 Madison Ave., NY, NY 10022. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3632 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of C & C Enterprises of SI, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/28/14. Office location: Richmond County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 148 New Dorp Ln., Staten Island, NY 10306. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3634 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Afa 1 LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/13/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 20 Buckingham Ct., St. James, NY 11780. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3635 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of Narine Family LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 105 Fig Dr., Dix Hills, NY 11746. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3636 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of 211 Depot LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/31/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 223 Wall St., #245, Huntington, NY 11743. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3637 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Formation of US Import Solutions, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/5/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 40 Village Green, Ste. 690, Bedford, NY 10506. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3638 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of Qualification of RCB4 Nominee LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/24/14. Office location: NY County. Princ. bus. addr.: 125 High St., High St. Tower, 27th Fl., Boston, MA 02110. LLC formed in DE on 2/10/14. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP# 3639 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of For mation of Skinfocused Dermatology LLC, a professional service limited liability company (PLLC). Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/1/14. Office location: Westchester County. Sec. of State designated agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 23 Lawrence Lane, Harrison, NY 10528. Purpose: practice the profession of medicine. JP# 3640 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

SPECTRUM HOME TEXTILES LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 03/24/2014. Office loc: NY County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Abid Mahmood, 295 5th Ave, NY, NY 10001. Reg Agent: Abid Mahmood, 295 5th Ave, NY, NY 10001. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. JP#3641 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of S.O.S. Brands LLC Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/26/14. Office location: New York Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o Olga Lucia Mayorga, 215 E. 95th St, Apt. 12E, New York, NY 10128. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP#3642 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Notice of formation of PROLAGO DESIGN LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/13/14. Office in Kings County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 214 N 11th St Apt 6L Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: Any lawful purpose JP# 3644 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Sweet Eye Candy Designs LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/26/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 326 E. 25th St. Brooklyn, NY 11226. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3645 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14


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Berryman Engineering, PLLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 8/14/13. Office:Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 80 Church St., Suite A Tarrytown, NY 10591. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3646 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of BlueDev Group LLC Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/7/14. Office location: New York Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Bryan Cappelli, 7 Renaissance Sq, 4th Fl, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3662 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of CRN Consulting, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 60 Lilac Rd., Westhampton Beach, NY 11968. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3673 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of New York Pro-Tenant Association LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/28/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 159 Ave. V, 2nd Fl., Bklyn, NY 11223. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3687 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Artist Rachel Goldsmith LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/24/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 150 Jaralemon St. #4H Brooklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3699 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice is hereby given that a license number 1277487 for beer and wine has been applied for by New Pinang Cuisine Inc to sell beer and wine at retail in a restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 111-10 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills, NY 11375, Queens County for on premises consumption. Applicant: New Pinang Cuisine Inc. JP#3714 4/25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of 31 Grace LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/2/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 11 Highview Circle, Brockport, NY 14420. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3663 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Sweat Island Fitness LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/19/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 25 Johnson Ave., Ronkonkoma, NY 11779. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3674 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Waterbound Pictures LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/19/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 705 President St., Ste. 2, Bklyn, NY 11215. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3688 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Alaric outlet LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/16/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 2143 Benson Ave. Basement Brooklyn, NY 11214. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3647 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

Les Belles Etoiles Consulting LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/13/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 125 Green St. # 1A Brooklyn, NY 11222. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3648 4/11,18,25,5/2,9,16/14

AJS Equities LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/4/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 149 20th St. Brooklyn, NY 11232. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3653 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of formation of TNDA LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/24/2014. Office location, County of Bronx. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 3244 Colden Ave., Apt. 1F, Bronx, NY 10469. Purpose: Any lawful act. JP# 3654 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Taroudant LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/3/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: One Main Street, Unit #7E, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3655 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Qualification of GPI NY-SB, LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 4/1/14. Office location: Nassau County. LLC formed in Nevada (NV) on 3/24/14. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Capitol Services, Inc., 1218 Central Ave., Ste. 100, Albany, NY 12205. NV address of LLC: c/o Capitol Corporate Services, Inc., 202 S. Minnesota St., Carson City, NV 89703. Arts. of Org. filed with NV Secy. of State, 101 North Carson St., Ste. 3, Carson City, NV 89701. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. JP# 3656 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Qualification of GPI NY-FV, LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 4/1/14. Office location: Nassau County. LLC formed in Nevada (NV) on 3/24/14. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Capitol Services, Inc., 1218 Central Ave., Ste. 100, Albany, NY 12205. NV address of LLC: c/o Capitol Corporate Services, Inc., 202 S. Minnesota St., Carson City, NV 89703. Arts. of Org. filed with NV Secy. of State, 101 North Carson St., Ste. 3, Carson City, NV 89701. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. JP# 3657 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of MAPAPA’S CONDO LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/26/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Two Trees Management Co., 45 Main St., Ste. 602, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3658 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of GPF Management, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Joseph C. Kaczorowski, 509 New York Avenue, Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3659 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of GP-Survived, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Joseph C. Kaczorowski, 509 New York Avenue, Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3660 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Gotham Apartments LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Attn: Lou Roland, 261 Madison Avenue, 18th Fl., NY, NY 10016. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3661 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of T P Snacks, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 135 Corporate Woods, Ste 300, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3664 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Busydodo, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 64-17 35th Ave., Woodside, NY 11377. Registered Agent upon whom process may be served: 64-17 35th Ave., Woodside, NY 11377. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3665 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Abacus Business Computer LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/31/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 44-49 College Point Blvd., Flushing, NY 11355. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3666 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Albatross LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/21/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 551 5th Ave., Ste. 1922, NY, NY 10176. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3667 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of US E-Recycling LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 551 5th Ave., Ste. 1922, NY, NY 10176. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3668 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Ellen Hunter NYC LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/14/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Bklyn, NY 11228. Registered Agent upon whom process may be served: 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Bklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3669 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Lust For Life Footwear, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/31/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 800 Westchester Ave., Ste. S-608, Rye Brook, NY 10573. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3670 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Qualification of Seismic Productions, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/12/14. LLC Formed in (CO) on 2/26/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 375 Park Ave., 38th Fl., NY, NY 10152. CO address of LLC: 375 Park Ave., 38th Fl., NY, NY 10152. Arts. Of Org. filed with CO Secy. Of State, 1700 Broadway, Ste. 200, Denver, CO 80290. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3671 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Satyam Properties LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 10/7/13. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 143 Seaman Neck Rd., Dix Hills, NY 11746. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3672 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Peace By Piece Productions LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 12/31/13. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205. Registered Agent upon whom process may be served:187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3678 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of New Canteen LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/2/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 488 Madison Ave., 10th Fl., NY, NY 10022. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3675 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Cedar 3 LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 44 Bay Crest, Huntington Bay, NY 11743. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3676 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of 66 Pleasant Ridge Road LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 8 Hewitt Ave., Bronxville, NY 10708. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3677 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14 Notice of Formation of Westchester Estate Buyers LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 1/14/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 566 E. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck, NY 10543. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3679 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14 Notice of Qualification of Midori Partners, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/10/14. LLC Formed in (CT) on 11/25/13. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 31 Mead Pl., Rye, NY 10580. CT address of LLC: 31 Mead Pl., Rye, NY 10580. Arts. Of Org. filed with CT Secy. Of State, 30 Trinity St., Hartford, CT 06106. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3680 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14 Notice of Formation of Doji Marine Trading LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 68 Ridgeland Rd., South Salem, NY 10590. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3681 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Purdy Lodge LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/1/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2406 Boston Post Rd., Larchmont, NY 10538. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3682 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Simcha Equities LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/6/14. Office location: Bronx County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 150 E. 58th St., 34th Fl., NY, NY 10155. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3683 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Sky Noel LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/25/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 420 Senator St., Apt. 1A, Bklyn, NY 11220. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3684 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Tree Forest Realty LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5910 7th Ave., Bklyn, NY 11220. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3685 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of 417 Properties LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1360 E. 14th St., Bklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3686 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of Rick’s Image Works, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 12/17/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 330 Ocean Pkwy., D2, Bklyn, NY 11218. Registered Agent upon whom process may be served: 330 Ocean Pkwy., D2, Bklyn, NY 11218. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3689 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Royal Flush Test Prep LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/19/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. bus. address and RA c/o Aviezer Saperstein 1764 E. 31st St. Brooklyn, NY 11234. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3700 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Norvar Health Services LLC Authority filed SSNY 3/4/14. Office:NY Co. LLC formed DC, exists & located 1712 1 St. NW #1007 Washington, DC 20006. SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served and shall mail copy to:1712 1 St. NW #1007 Washington, DC 20006. Cert of Regis. Filed DC Direct. Dept. Consumer & Reg. Affairs 1100 4th. St. SW, Washington, DC 20024. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3702 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice is hereby given that an alcoholic beverage license, number 1277252, has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer and wine at retail in a food court tavern under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 768 Fifth Ave., Space 18, Plaza Retail Concourse, NY, NY 10019 for on premises consumption. Applicant: Piada on Fifth, Inc. d/b/a Piada. JP#3715 4/25,5/2/14

Notice of Formation of Storja Productions, LLC that Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State (SSNY) 4/07/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon which process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Metropolitan Agents, Inc. 4550 Montgomery Ave Ste 775N, Bethesda, MD 20814 Purpose: any lawful activities. JP#3716 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of 2781 Realty LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/4/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5614 15th Ave., Ste. 1A, Bklyn, NY 11219. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3690 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Hutch Hospitality Management, LLC Authority filed SSNY 3/31/14. Office:NY Co. LLC formed FL, exists & located 1601 Belvedere Rd. #407 S., W. Palm Beach, FL 33406. SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served and shall mail copy to: 1601 Belvedere Rd. #407 S., W. Palm Beach, FL 33406. Cert of Form. Filed FL SOS 2661 Executive Center Cir., Tallahassee, FL 32301. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3703 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of North Creeek Maple Products, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/13/14. Office location: Erie County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1727 N. Creek Rd., Lakeview, NY 14085. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3691 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Fabulous Mo LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY 4/10/14. Office:Rockland Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 112 Highmount Ave. Nyack, NY 10960. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3704 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of 1138 Metcalf Ave, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/11/14. Office location: Bronx County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2840 Jerome Ave., Bronx, NY 10468. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3692 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

NEW YORK ATLANTIC REGIONAL CENTER, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/31/2014. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 299 Broadway, Ste. 1005, NY, NY 10007. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 700 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. NY 11217. JP# 3705 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of 125 CPN PH5 LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/7/12. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 150 Broadway, Ste. 812, NY, NY 10038. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3693 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of All County Home Designs, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/31/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Debby Kerimian, 75 Ellen St., Bethpage, NY 11714. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3706 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

N o t i c e o f Fo r m a t i o n o f L T E I C H CONSULTING LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/11/2014. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 3152 Denton Drive, Merrick, NY 11566. Term: until 12/31/2111. Purpose: any legal purpose. JP#3719 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Greenpoint center LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/24/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o Stephen R. Levy, Esq., Kurzman Eisenberg, Corbin & Lever, LLP 1 N. Broadway, 10th Flr. White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3694 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of formation of 3SUNS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/2014. Office location, County of Westchester. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 27 Fawn Ridge Dr., Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567. Purpose: any lawful act. JP# 3707 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Formation of GP-Alive, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/11/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Joseph C. Kaczorowski, 509 New York Avenue, Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3720 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of formation of Chapel Pond LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/3/2014. Office location, County of Westchester. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 5 N. Washington St., Tarrytown, NY 10591. Purpose: any lawful act. JP# 3708 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Notice of Qualification of Northern Lights Partners LLC. Fictitious name in NY State: Water Damage Defense LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 4/11/14. Office location: Kings County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 8/8/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 189 Schermerhorn St., Apt. 15A, Brooklyn, NY 11201. DE address of LLC: United Corporate Services, Inc., 874 Walker Rd., Ste. C, Dover, DE 19904. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3721 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

San pescadero LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/28/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 93 North 8th St. #2R Brooklyn, NY 11249. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3695 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Cavallino Realty LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/4/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o Gary Pezzella 8808 15th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3696 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

State of Sound LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 4/1/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o Joe Pfeil 212 Troutman St., Flr. 1 Brooklyn, NY 11237. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3697 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Harritech Solutions, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/13/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o Inara F. Khashmati, ESQ. 69-06 Grand Ave. Maspeth, NY 11378. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3698 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

Ourharvest LLC Authority filed SSNY 4/1/14. Office:Nassau Co. LLC formed DE 3/19/14, exists & located 16192 Coastal Hwy. Lewes, DE 19958. SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served and shall mail copy to: c/o Raytex Industries 130 Crossways Park Dr. #102 Woodbury, NY 11797. Cert of Regis. Filed DE SOS, 401 Federal St. Dover, DE 19903. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3701 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

SAISAKSHI, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 03/21/14. Off. Loc.: New York Co. SSNY desig. as agt. upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 20 E 21st St., Apt. 2, NY, NY 10010. General Purposes JP# 3709 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

SAIRASHI, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 03/21/14. Off. Loc.: New York Co. SSNY desig. as agt. upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 20 E 21st St., Apt. 2, NY, NY 10010. General Purposes. JP# 3710 4/18,25,5/2,9,16,23/14

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, Number 1277459 for On-Premise Liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell Beer, Wine & Liquor at retail in a Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 722 Brighton Beach Ave, 2nd Fl, Brooklyn, NY for on-premises consumption. AAA Billiards Corp JP#3712 4/25,5/2/14

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, Number 1277547 for Restaurant Wine has been applied for by the undersigned to sell Beer & Wine at retail in a Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 245 West 38th Street, New York, NY for on-premises consumption. Sabor De Espana LLC JP#3713 4/25,5/2/14

Notice of Qualification of JPMCC 2007LDP10 LODGING 101 LLC. App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) 4/10/14. Office location: Nassau County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 6/5/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, the registered agent upon whom process may be served. DE address of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP#3717 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of 5922 AN Realty LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 7 Juneau Blvd., Woodbury, NY 11797. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3718 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of DesignProps LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/14/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 141A Washington Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3722 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Physical Editions, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/9/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 9 Fillmore Place, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3723 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of CR Insurance Agency LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/17/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 326 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3724 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14


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Community Currents In Preschoolers recents news... in the Rambam Day School New of Executive Vice President Savannah, GeorAt The Orthodox Union giaThe learn about Board of Directors of the Union of Orthodox the Aleph Bais Jewish Congregations of America has unanimously and their names.

tive on Campus (JLIC), which places an educator couple on 16 campuses across the United States and Canada to encourage and facilitate the observance, commitment and education of Orthodox students, while at the same time opening up Torah knowledge to the general Jewish student community. Fagin is married to Judith, the former head of school at Yeshivat Ramaz, who currently serves as an educational advisor to Magen David Yeshivah. Allen and Judy have two married children.

appointed Allen I. Fagin, a well-known attorney and former chairman of Proskauer Rose, LLP, to the position of executive vice president and chief professional officer. Fagin is a graduate of Yeshivat Ramaz in New York City; Columbia College (1971); Harvard Law Upcoming events… School and the JFK School of Government at Harvard, where he received a JD and a Masters Degree From May 8 through May 18, Rabbi Ben Tzion in Public Policy, both in 1975. He then served as a Shafier of The Shmuz will visit Los Angeles on the law clerk to the Hon. Robert L. Carter, United States next stop of his ongoing “Marriage Seminar Tour.” Earlier this in month, the Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation held annual commemoration of RaDistrict Judge the Southern District of New York. The seminar is its Rabbi Shafier’s response to the chelFagin Imeinu’s yarzheit. dinnerRose, was LLP, held at Jewish Centerand on October 14.marThe practiced law Aatbuffet Proskauer onethe Manhattan unfortunateBeach spread of divorce troubled keynote speaker was Rabbi Jonathan Riettibeginning who gave a dramatic on the relationship between Raof the leading international law firms, riages inpresentation Orthodox Jewish communities. The semchel Imeinu and he the specialized nal Geulah. in 1976, where in employment law, inar seeks to address two pivotal questions – what co-chairing Proskauer’s Labor and Employment Law is causing this sudden epidemic, and, more signifiDepartment for many years. He served as Proskau- cantly, what can be done about it? In other words, er’s chairman from 2005-2011. During that time, the how can we ensure that our marriages are as good firm grew to over 750 lawyers and approximately as they can be? 1,500 employees, and opened offices in London, Sao Regrettably, there isn’t one “cause” for the breakPaulo, Chicago and Hong Kong. Fagin retired from down in relationships, and many of the reasons are Proskauer at the end of 2013 in order to devote him- deeply rooted and not easily amenable to change. self, as he puts it, “with far greater intensity, to com- Traits such as self-centeredness, unrealistic expectamunal activity.” tions, and a lack of maturity and self-control aren’t As an OU lay leader Mr. Fagin served as chairman things that can be quickly improved. Nevertheless, of the Orthodox Union’s Youth Commission, which attitudes can be altered, and with focused work many supervises the work of NCSY, the OU’s famed in- challenging marriages can be greatly improved. ternational youth movement. Prior to that he served Some of the hosts of The Shmuz include Shaarey Keynote Speaker Rabbi Jonathan Rietti as chairman of the Seif Jewish Learning InitiaZedek, Anshe Emes, Bait and Aaron Outreach Centere, Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Chaim Deutsch, Evelyn and Evelyn Haies, founder and president of RCRF.

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OnYachad Sunday, October 13, the Yeshiva of Central and the Kollel. Queens kicked off its Parent-Child Sunday LearnFor more information visit www.theshmuz.com. ing Program.

***** The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Drive in Skokie, will be screening an encore presentation of “Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber.” Ruth Gruber didn’t just report the news… she made it. Born in 1911 to Russian Jewish immigrants, Gruber photographed the Soviet Arctic, escorted Holocaust refugees on a secret war-time missions, and changed the world with dispatches from the Palestine-bound ship Exodus 1947. The screening will take place on Sunday, May 18, from 1:30-3:00 p.m. Reservations required at www.ilholocaustmuseum.org/events. ***** Team Friendship will be participating in this year’s San Francisco Marathon to raise funds for the Five Towns Friendship Circle chapter and benefit individuals with special needs. Participants who join commit to raise money to benefit The Jean Fishcman Chabad Centers Friendship Circle. Team Friendship provides all the resources to make race preparations a success. Each participant is flown to San Francisco for the weekend and Team Friendship arranges all of the accommodations along with what it bills as an “amazing experience for an unforgettable all-expenses-paid weekend retreat.” For more information or to register, visit sf.teamfriendship.org.

Ezer Mizion – A Helping Hand

From The Ashes Of The Mumbai Terrorist Attack “It’s all about giving back,” says Adva Anter, rehabilitation, Adva in Schneider Children’s Hospi“giving to others like so many gave to us. That’s why tal and Orah in Beilinson. Rami, Adva’s father, had the hardest time dealI enlisted. I want to help my country. My brothers had wanted to do that also and now I’m taking their ing with the situation. As the only one unharmed, place. I hope they’re proud of me, their little sister. he had to run from one hospital to the other, caring They would want me to help so that what happened for his injured, remaining family members, while trying to be strong and not show to them would not happen to others.” Newly enlisted in the IDF, Adva recalls memo- how broken he felt at the loss of ries that she would rather forget. “It was going to his two sons. “We had arrived back in Isbe such a fun trip. What a Chanukah present! The family would be going to Mumbai, the first fami- rael. A broken family. Lost. Bely trip out of the country. We arrived at the hotel wildered. Traumatized. But not full of excitement. My father wanted to rest up af- alone. “Ezer Mizion was holding our ter the trip but my mother wanted a cup of coffee. I accompanied her to the receptionist desk and my hand and offering help before we two brothers, Dvir (15), Noy (12) were watching a even realized we needed it. We show in the lobby. I was eight and all was well in met them at Beilinson Hospital. We met them at Schneiders my young world.” Honorees pose behind the Jewish Mother’s Day cake donated by Pressers Bakery Avenue M.to(L-R) Hospital. Unable emotionally Then it happened. Mark Langfan, Breaking the Silence Award; Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Rahel Imeinu Community Chessed return to his home and Leadership wantA jeep burst through the iron barrier at the Award; Evelyn Haies, Fran and Stephen Epstein Actualist Award; Esther Lamm, Young ing to be near both hospitals to entrance to the hotel andesq., blew up atImeinu the doorway. Award; and Mitchell Shapiro, Rachel Activist Award. Two deafening explosions were heard and 15 people visit as often as possible, my fawere killed instantly. Among the dead were three ther was offered a suite at Ezer On October an organization that The assistsMizion’s people on issues relating to demenOranit-Donald Berman Israelis, two 2,ofZicharon, them Adva’s older brothers. tia, hosted an informative evening Menorah Hall featuring renowned dementia experts Rehabilitation Center. He had a dream vacation had turned into a in nightmare. who provided the audience with much-needed advice information on so dealing place to stay but muchwith morethis than that. There “I remember black and a lot of screaming, but and disease. Among speakers were Eliezer Dr. meals Gary Kennedy, of or Ge-delivered to him either at chief Oranit nothing more,”the Adva shivers as Rabbi she relates theKaminetzky; sto- were hot riatric Monte ore IMedical and Matt Kudish, seniorThere vice president of accompanied at both hospitals. were snacks ry. “IPsychiatry must haveat fallen down. felt as ifCenter; something caregiver services of theon NY Chapter of thewas American Association. by hot coffee, sandwiches and, so very important, heavy was weighing me. Then there a sec- Alzheimer’s ond explosion. Everything in the hotel was made of there were people. The people at Ezer Mizion understood and they really cared. wood and caught fire. Everything was burned.” “Did he need a ride somewhere? A meal at the At that moment, Adva was transformed from an bedside of one of the patients while he waited days 8 ½ year-old-child to a 20-year-old adult. After the first explosion, her mother, Orah, ran for a tiny sign of improvement? Medical equipment to find her sons. “I was wounded, but I went to find for one of us after our release? A knowledgeable Dvir and Noy,” she says. “I told Adva to stay on the professional to advise him on the myriad of details floor, curled up, and not get up. Then I saw them that were now part of his daily life? Someone to do and I knew. I don’t think anyone ever told Adva in the housework after our treatments were over and so many words that her brothers were killed. She we rented an apartment, improved but still broken, both in body and spirit? Someone to confide in – saw the explosion herself and understood.” Adva was seriously hurt. Her body was covered really confide in – someone who could empathize? with burns and shrapnel wounds, and she lost some Someone we could trust? “When my mother and I were released to conof her toes. Her mother was also seriously injured and to this day, she remains disabled in one leg. tinue our treatments on an out-patient basis, we Matt Kudish joined my father at Ezer Mizion. That’s when we The two had to undergo skin grafts and extended

saw firsthand what my father had told us about. Ezer Mizion was there for us, like a loving family. There were no nine-to-five hours, no ‘Sorry we cannot take your call now. Please leave a message….’ They embraced us and gave of themselves, with compassion and with professionalism, fulfilling all our needs. “It’s 10 years later. Payback time. I want to give like Ezer Mizion gave. “I think that because of what I went through, serving in a combat unit as a battlefield medic, as far as I was concerned, was a given. IDF soldiers were the ones to come rescue us in the attack. I want to do everything I can so that what happened to me won’t happen to other people living here in Israel. I’m basically doing what Dvir and Noy wanted to and weren’t given the chance – to serve in the IDF. Noy always said that he wanted to be an Air Force pilot, and Dvir, I’m sure, would have gone into the Intelligence forces. He was a real genius. So I’m doing it for them, too.” From Adva’s point of view, she is making a dream come true. But how do parents, who lost two of their children, react when their one remaining daughter asks their permission to enlist in a combat unit? It isn’t hard to imagine… “She started talking about a combat unit back in junior high,” the mother related. “We thought she’d get over it, but she didn’t. In high school, her dream just intensified, and gradually, we began to make peace with it, even though we always hoped that in the end, she would drop the idea. “At the swearing-in ceremony at the end of basic training, I couldn’t help thinking of her brothers. I could picture them at my side, cheering on their younger sister. Yes, they would be proud of her and, in spite of my fears, I am, too.” For further information, visit www.ezermizion.org.

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Preschoolers in the Rambam Day School of Savannah, Georgia learn about the Aleph Bais and their names.

On Sunday, October 13, the Yeshiva of Central Queens kicked off its Parent-Child Sunday Learning Program.

Earlier this month, the Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation held its annual commemoration of Rachel Imeinu’s yarzheit. A buffet dinner was held at the Manhattan Beach Jewish Center on October 14. The keynote speaker was Rabbi Jonathan Rietti who gave a dramatic presentation on the relationship between Rachel Imeinu and the nal Geulah. The Chinese Jewish community of Kaifeng celebrating its first traditional Passover. (Photo credit: Jason Jia Shuo)

Keynote Speaker Rabbi Jonathan Rietti and Evelyn Haies, founder and president of RCRF.

Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Chaim Deutsch, and Evelyn Haies.

Erev Pesach in North Miami Beach

Honorees pose behind the Jewish Mother’s Day cake donated by Pressers Bakery Avenue M. (L-R) Mark Langfan, Breaking the Silence Award; Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Rahel Imeinu Community Chessed Award; Evelyn Haies, Fran and Stephen Epstein Actualist Award; Esther Lamm, Young Leadership Award; and Mitchell Shapiro, esq., Rachel Imeinu Activist Award.

On October 2, Zicharon, an organization that assists people on issues relating to dementia, hosted an informative evening in Menorah Hall featuring renowned dementia experts who provided the audience with much-needed advice and information on dealing with this disease. Among the speakers were Rabbi Eliezer Kaminetzky; Dr. Gary Kennedy, chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at Monteore Medical Center; and Matt Kudish, senior vice president of caregiver services of the NY Chapter of the American Alzheimer���s Association.

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Community Currents Preschoolers in the Rambam Day School of Savannah, Georgia learn about the Aleph Bais and their names.

On Sunday, October 13, the Yeshiva of Central Queens kicked off its Parent-Child Sunday Learning Program.

Earlier this month, the Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation held its annual commemoration of Rachel Imeinu’s yarzheit. A buffet dinner was held at the Manhattan Beach Jewish Center on October 14. The keynote speaker was Rabbi Jonathan Rietti who gave a dramatic presentation on the relationship between Rachel Imeinu and the nal Geulah. Birkat Kohanim at the Kotel during Chol HaMoed.

Keynote Speaker Rabbi Jonathan Rietti and Evelyn Haies, founder and president of RCRF.

Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Chaim Deutsch, and Evelyn Haies.

On Erev Pesach, Rabbi Yossi Serebryanski observes the final touches to the tables set up for community Sedarim he conducted at Cong Beth Tikvah in Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY. Approximately 80 people attended the uplifting evenings.

Jews in Antwerp dancing during birchas illanos.

Pesach in Belz

Honorees pose behind the Jewish Mother’s Day cake donated by Pressers Bakery Avenue M. (L-R) Mark Langfan, Breaking the Silence Award; Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus, Rahel Imeinu Community Chessed Award; Evelyn Haies, Fran and Stephen Epstein Actualist Award; Esther Lamm, Young Leadership Award; and Mitchell Shapiro, esq., Rachel Imeinu Activist Award.

On October 2, Zicharon, an organization that assists people on issues relating to dementia, hosted an informative evening in Menorah Hall featuring renowned dementia experts who provided the audience with much-needed advice and information on dealing with this disease. Among the speakers were Rabbi Eliezer Kaminetzky; Dr. Gary Kennedy, chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at Monteore Medical Center; and Matt Kudish, senior vice president of caregiver services of the NY Chapter of the American Alzheimer’s Association. Neilas ha’chag

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Rav Shmuel Yosef Fishbain, rav of White Lake in Upstate New York, selling chametz to Allan C. Scott, former town supervisor of Bethel and currently president of the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development and CEO of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency.

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2014 27 The Islamic Republic of Iran Rally 2/1 JEC Chaya Newman Memorial May 2/1 Young Israel of Manhattan Concert 4 Yeshiva Gedolah Bais Yisroel Annual Dinner 2/2 Westmount Shul & Learning Center Tefi llin Awareness Project 11 Shuvu Monsey Breakfast 2/4 Flatbush VeitzenerHatzoloh Cheder / Yeshiva Ohr Baruch Anniversary Dinner Auction 11 2/4 Yeshiva Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization Friendship Gathering forAnnual WomenBreakfast with Cancer 11 Kesser Torah of Queens 11 Academy Cleveland Annual Scholarship 2/8 Hebrew Yeshiva of Far ofRockaway Dinner Tribute Dinner 12 Maimonides Birthing Center Tour 2/9 Yeshiva Telshe Alumni Annual Dinner 13 Keren Yehudit Schwekey Auction 2/9 SCHI Dinner 13 N’shei C.A.R.E.S./Maimonides Mothers of Multiples Support Group 2/9 Center for Jewish Life Dinner 18 Young Israel of Brookline Annual Dinner 2/9 JECN’Shei Novominsk Annual Brooklyn Luncheon 18 Walk A Thon 18 World Upper East Side Lecture International Awards Gala 2/10 ThisChabad & Book Signing 20 Yeshiva of Cleveland Birthing Center Tour Annual Dinner 2/10 Telshe Maimonides 24 Hatzolah of Boro Park Melaveh Malkah Event for Men 2/16 Talmudical Academy AdelphiaGalaAnnual Awards Dinner 25 Beis Medrash Govoha Women’s Spring Luncheon 2/16 Yeshiva Gedolah Kesser Torah Annual Dinner 25 Hatzolah of Boro Park Auction 2/16 Yeshivas Torah Ore Annual Tri b ut e Di n ner & Yahrt z ei t Commemorat ion 25 Yeshiva & Mesivta Torah Vodaath Annual Dinner 2/17 Rabbi Yeshiva Hirsch/KAJ 26 JacobR.S.R. Joseph Yeshiva Annual Dinner Annual Dinner B. Park Eve. of Inspiration 26 2/22 Hatzolah Ezra ofAcademy Dinner & Entertainment for Women 26 Novominsk 2/23 Yeshivas Shevach High School Dinner Anniversary Dinner 27 Yeshiva Zichron Meilech 2/23 Zichron Shlome Refuah Fund Annual Chinese Annual AuctionDinner 27 Yeshiva Toras Chaim Annual Dinner 2/23 Mesivta of Long Beach Anniversary Dinner 27 Agudath Israel of America Annual Dinner 2/23 Yeshiva Ner Moshe Alumni Reunion Dinner 28 Yeshiva of Monroe NJ Anniversary Dinner 2/25 Yeshiva Yad ofBatya L’Kallah Event 28 Spring Valley Annual Dinner 2/28 Project Inspire Convention June Shulamith Annual Dinner Annual Dinner 13/2 Yeshiva Derech Chaim 93/2 Maimonides Yeshiva Bais Moshe AnniversaryBirthing DinnerCenter Tour 15 Shuvu Lawrence Breakfast 3/4 Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation AnnualAnnual Dinner 17 JEC Annual Dinner 3/4 N’shei C.A.R.E.S. / Maimonides Mothers of Multiples Support Group July 3/8 Shuvu Annual Dinner 14 Maimonides Birthing Center Tour 3/9 Yeshiva Gedolah of Passaic Annual Dinner 16 Shuvu Annual Summer Dinner Meeting 3/9 Hebrew Academy of Cleveland Tribute Dinner August 3/10 Maimonides Birthing Center Tour 11 Maimonides Birthing Center Tour 3/23 Lev Bais Yaakov Annual Dinner September 3/23 N’sheiShuvu Annual Monsey Breakfast 9 C.A.R.E.S./Maimonides Mothers of Multiples Support Group 3/23 BrisCounci l of Jewish Organizations of Flatbush Annual Breakfast 14 Avrohom Annual Dinner & Gala 3/23 Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim Dinner November Mesivta Tifereth/Maimonides Israel of Rizhin Mothers Dinnerof Multiples Support Group 43/30 N’shei C.A.R.E.S. 16 Yad Annual Auction 4/7 TenMaimonides Birthing Center Tour 5/11 Yeshiva Kesser Torah of Queens Annual Breakfast December 17 C.A.R.E.S./Maimonides Annual Gathering, Fathers 5/12 N’sheiMaimonides Birthing Center Tourof Multiples 5/13 N’sToheilist C.A.R.E.S. Mothersevents of Multiples Support Group your/ Maimonides organizational email: calendar@jewishpress.com 5/18 Young Israel of Brookline Annual Dinner faxorganizational to 718-797-2717 To listor your events email: calendar@jewishpress.com Continued or fax to 718-797-2717

All Around Town Submit events to AriKorenblit@gmail.com three weeks in advance.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 Meet Bernard Wasserstein, author of The Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude Van Tijn and the Fate of Dutch Jews (Harvard University Press, 2014). German-Jewish social worker Gertrude Van Tijn, while working with the Nazi-appointed Jewish Council in Amsterdam, enabled many Jews to escape. Wasserstein’s book explores the wrenching dilemmas that confronted Jews under Nazi occupation. 7 p.m. Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, Lower Manhattan. 646-437-4337 or 646-437-4202. www.mjhnyc.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 4 Gala Chinese Auction at Congregation Shaare Zion, 2030 Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn. Noon- 6 p.m. 718- 7871100. National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene’s “Ghetto Tango”: Music of the Underground Cabarets. Ghetto Tango fea-

tures music and songs created and sung in the underground cabarets of Nazi-occupied Europe. Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, Lower Manhattan. 2:30 p.m. Ticket prices: $20; $15 for museum and Folksbiene members; and $10 for students. Tickets are available online at www.mjhnyc.org or by calling the museum’s box office at 646437-4202. For more information about museum programs, call 646-437-4337.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7 Curator Gabriel Goldstein and Iraqi Jews Maurice Shohet and Cynthia Shamash discuss the modern Iraqi Jewish experience. Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, Lower Manhattan. 7 p.m. For information, call 646-437-4337 or 646-437-4202. Visit www. mjhnyc.org. NOTE: The exhibition, “Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage,” is on view at the museum through May 18.

THURSDAY, MAY 15 Israel America Foundation presents a Yom HaShoah and Yom Ha’atzmaut program at Studio 353, 353 W. 48th St. (between 8th and 9th avenues), 2nd floor, in Manhattan. 1:30-4 p.m.

Singular Experience Submit events to AriKorenblit@gmail.com three weeks in advance.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 Social, ages 55+. JCC, 15 Neil Ct., Oceanside, L.I. 7:30 p.m. 516-766-4241 x 133. www. friedbergjcc.com. Wednesday Nite Rap, ages 40+. Samuel Field YMHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Queens. 7:30 p.m. 718-2256750 x 243. Game Night in Brooklyn and Queens. Call Gavriel at 917-517-7486 or e-mail js3j@ yahoo.com. Join a support group for 50+ widows and widowers. Suffolk JCC, 74 Hauppauge Rd., Commack, L.I. 631-462-9800. suffolkyjcc.org. NOTE: Also on Wednesday, May 7.

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SUNDAY, MAY 4 Tel Aviv beach party for 20s-30s. Get ready to party Tel Aviv-style on the roof of the JCC. Join 300+ young professionals for an afternoon beach party with DJ Mijal Ben-Dori. Enjoy Israeli music, beer and snacks, beachside games, and a great crowd. Food available for purchase. 2-5 p.m. Jewish Community Center of Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave., NYC. 646-505-5708. www.jccmanhattan.org.

MONDAY, MAY 5 Sophisticated Singles, ages 35-55 Roundtable Rap. JCC, 15 Neil Ct., Oceanside, L.I. 7:30 p.m. 516-766-4341 ext. 133. www.friedbergjcc.org. Rap/discussion for those ready to shift their approach to a new beginning. Ages 40+. Mid-Island Y, 45 Manetto Hill Rd., Plainview, L.I. 7:45 p.m. 516-822-3535 ext. 338. www. miyjcc.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7 THURSDAY, MAY 1 “Laib’s Music Place” (hosted by Laib Schantz) and “Jewish Datelines” – weekly Jewish radio shows from 10:00-11:30 p.m. on 1300 AM (WRCR) in Rockland. Also listen via the Internet at www.wrcr.com or via telephone conference call at 646-519-5860 – pin #8574. Call

Singles chat and chew over weekly topics for singles. Discussion topics include: being single, dating, personal growth, and more. This is a group for singles looking to socialize and meet new people. 8:15 p.m. Suffolk JCC, 74 Hauppauge Rd., Commack, L.I. 631-462-9800. suffolkyjcc.org.

Brookline Young Israel To Honor Rabbi And Dr. Gewirtz On Sunday, May 18 – Lag B’Omer – Rabbi Dr. Gershon C. Gewirtz and his wife, Dr. Mindy Gewirtz, will be honored for their 30 years of service to the Young Israel of Brookline (YIB) in Mass. Rabbi Dr. J.J. Schachter will be the keynote speaker at a gala tribute dinner. YIB is the largest Orthodox shul in New England. Rabbi and Mrs. Gewirtz, who will be retiring this summer, have helped the congregation respond to major changes in local demographics, moments of communal tragedy, and the evolution of Modern Orthodoxy in America. In 1994 the community was devastated by a tragic fire that razed the synagogue and destroyed several sifrei Torah and countless siddurim and sefarim. Within three years Rabbi Gewirtz led his traumatized congregation in constructing a beautiful new building, designed by renowned architect Graham Gund. Taking a leadership role in the Greater Boston

Jewish community, Rabbi Gewirtz has been instrumental in strengthening relationships with other Jewish and non-Jewish communities. The president of Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Barry Shrage, has said that Rabbi Gewirtz is the “primary contact and gateway for the entire spectrum of Orthodoxy in Greater Boston.” For more information about the tribute dinner and other opportunities to honor Rabbi Gershon and Dr. Mindy Gewirtz, visit www.dinner.yibrookline.org.


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Psychotherapists Rosie Einhorn, L.C.S.W., and Sherry Zimmerman, J.D., M.Sc., are the authors of “Dating Smart – Navigating the Path to Marriage” (Menucha Publishers), now available in bookstores and at targum.com. They are co-directors of Sasson V’Simcha – The Center for Jewish Marriage, Inc. To invite the authors to present a program for singles, parents, or mentors in your community this fall, contact them at info@jewishdatingandmarriage.com.

seminary in Israel, Deena had returned home believing that she’d connect best with an American or Canadian who aspired to be a “learner earner.” Those were the men she’d dated, but she just hadn’t found the right one. She accepted a date with Benni on a dare from her friend Rachel, who’d said, “I met a really nice guy who’s perfect for you. But he’s not someone you’d usually say yes to. He’s Mexican.” “What do you mean?” asked Deena. “Just what I said,” explained Rachel. “He grew up in Mexico City, came to New York to go to yeshiva when he was 16, and now also studies in college. His English is great, but you told me you speak Spanish because you grew up in LA.” Deena hesitated, but accepted Rachel’s dare that she try something different. It turned out that Rachel knew her friend very well. Deena had a good time on their first date, and even though it took her several weeks to become comfortable with their cultural differences, she and Benni got married eight months after they met. Gabi spied Michal walking into the dining hall at the Shabbaton they were both attending, and maneuvered to sit next to her. Michal noticed what Gabi was doing, and thought to herself, “Why’s this young guy interested in me?” Nevertheless, she responded to his questions, and as the evening wore on found that she enjoyed speaking to Gabi and was interested in what he had to say. They spent a fair amount of time together during the Shabbaton. When Gabi asked her for a date at the end of the program, Michal asked him a question before she answered, “Do you realize that I’m 29?” “And I’m 24,” replied Gabi. “So what? Will you go out with me?” They’ve been happily married for the past 25 years. All of people profiled here came to a realization that some of the items on their list of preferences weren’t crucial for them to develop a good relationship and have a long, happy marriage. They realized that because the people they were dating had the shared values, goals, and important personality traits they were looking for, they could let other aspects of the “package” go. For one person, the “packaging” that could be set aside might be age, language, or culture. For another, it could be family background, amount of education, or yichus. Take a look at your list of “requirements.” Can you be flexible about any of them? *All of the vignettes in this article are based on true stories of our personal friends, all of whom are happily married to the people mentioned here. Their names and identifying details have been changed.

Dear IY”H: I got married later than my peers, and have been involved with shidduchim ever since. I feel for many of the singles who are currently experiencing a hard time, but I do not know who is mostly to blame for their situation. Have many of the singles developed attitudes based on their level of learning or the nature of their careers? Or does blame rest with the parents who have raised their children to think they are perfect? Does the chinuch system ingrain in our children the necessity for them to build lives for which they are unsuited, i.e. kollel? Is it drummed into the heads of boys to marry rich girls, or the insistence to girls that they become morahs when they may not be fit to be teachers? Singles never seem to win, as they enter the shidduch scene today completely disillusioned. The younger they are, the more unrealistic they are since they lack experience in the real world. Thus their world becomes unreal. As for the parents of singles, they seemingly arrange, finance and are involved with almost every aspect of the dating process of their “perfect” children. At least chassidic parents work out the details and all the couple has to do is be somewhat compatible with

each other. This is not the case in the non-chassidish world. The older singles have become educated, pursued degrees and have attained success – and have accordingly become very arrogant and extremely picky. The oddity of this: this attitude is more prevalent among girls than boys. As a shadchan, I suggest that the entire system needs to be reorganized. When boys and girls reach high school, they need to be taught to have confidence while at the same time to be humble. Parents and school officials must join together. Parents need to remind their children of their imperfections, and school officials need to realistically emphasize their students’ true strengths. The cookie-cutter mentality must end. All involved should be teaching these children that middos are the most important thing to look for when searching for a spouse. How much financial support from the in-laws should not be on the singles’ radars. If the present trend continues, horror stories about a shidduch crisis will be heard by all. Some people, mostly those living in their own little world, are in denial and say a shidduch crisis is over-hyped. Take a long walk on the Upper West Side, in Washington Heights or in many othPERSONALS er neighborhoods with 5010 large numbers of singles 40 yr old Portuguese Canadian gen– and you’ll see a very tleman, 5’9”, green eyes, good looking is looking for a quality relationsad situation. ship w/Russian Jewish lady for poss It is time for change! of marriage. hebrewpc@gmail.com Questions and/or slim secular Jewish woman, comments can be sent to Pretty, 62, seeks non smoker reserved man IYH@jewishpress.com. 5’9+ for marriage. Reply J.P.Box 5043

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When It’s Not On Your List Most daters look for a specific set of “must haves” when they look for a suitable dating partner. They know themselves and believe that they know what they need in a spouse. If their lists are short enough, then most of the requirements they’ve carefully considered are, indeed, very important for them to have. But, many times some of those “must haves” aren’t as critical for their future relationship and happiness as they may think. Avraham* had just turned thirty and was frustrated with the fact that he had many professional and personal accomplishments but still wasn’t married. He got into a taxi in Jerusalem, and the taxi driver asked him why he seemed so forlorn. Avraham explained the reason for his sadness, and the cab driver insisted on driving him to Amuka, the kever of Rabbi Yonason ben Uziel, where the driver joined him in davening that Avraham meet his future wife. That very same evening, someone suggested an idea to Avraham. Certain details sounded good, but she was much younger than Avraham and had only recently started dating. Although she was an English speaker, she had been raised in a country with a different culture and language than his. Avraham decided that in spite of these differences, his visit to Amuka might mean that this suggestion was worth trying. And he was right. In the four years since she’d started dating, Deena had developed a good understanding of herself and what she was looking for. After a couple of years of

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Solutions To Last Week’s Torah Riddles Torah Personalities Riddle: Which biblical figure had a son who was a kohen, another son who was a king, and a daughter who was a prophetess? Solution: Amram. Aaron was a kohen, Miriam was a prophetess, and Moshe was a king. Laws Riddle: When can a person smell the ketores without being punished? Solution: According to the Rambam (Hilchos Klei HaMikdash 2:10), a person can smell the ketores if it was already made. Someone is forbidden to smell the ketores if he made it himself.

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Magill Continued from p.58 nights, right after Havdalah, to bring up anything that bothered either of them during the week. The advantage of this system is that by the time Havdalah comes around, a lot of what they were upset about his dissipated. And if there’s still a need to talk about it, the discussion can proceed in a far more calm way than if the topic had been brought up in the heat of anger. Some people do not express their anger directly but instead will speak ill to others about a person they feel has wronged them or otherwise acted in a way they don’t like. Yes, this saves the other person from being verbally attacked and it does allow the offended person to get it off his chest, but speaking words that disparage others goes against the Torah’s teachings about lashon hara – speaking negatively about others. (There are cases where such negative speech is allowed, but for that you need to consult your rabbi.) For example, one of the guests at a senior venue led a weekly program there. A number of other guests in attendance had anger issues with her and voiced their displeasure. Fortunately, the woman leading the group did not hear these negative words. But the director of recreation, concerned that she eventually would hear them and aware that public embarrassment went against the Torah, implored the detractors to stop what they were doing and explained why. A few of the guests responded with angry explanations about what the group leader had said to them. The

recreation director said that if they found themselves unable to restrain from saying angry words in public, they should leave the group and find something else to do during that time. To the guests’ credit, the angry outbursts stopped. One guest came up with the perfect solution for herself. When the group was about to start she just got up and left the room. Her form of anger management was to not put herself in a position where she could get angry. Wishing everyone the ability to keep anger in check, to use it only when necessary, and to see the good in other people.

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Unintended BUSINESS Aharon and Yosef were cleaning up the shul three INafter HALACHA days Pesach. They were sorting all the siddurim

and chumashim that had been returned helter-skeltMEIR ORLIAN Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat er RABBI to the bookcases. As Aharon picked up one Chumash, he noticed it looked unusual. He showed it to Yosef and said, “There’s no shul stamp on this Chumash. Where should we put it?” Yosef took the Chumash and looked it over. “The shul does not own any chumashim like this,” he said e niti e y omeone m st ha e eft it here o er Pesach.” e ippe thro gh the pages oo ing for some i enti cation so te y no mar s it s ran ne osef sai ince there are no i entifying mar s the item is hefker o ner ess an can e ta en m ta ing it for myself.” “What do you mean you’re keeping it for yourse f sai haron pic e it p rst f it has no i enti cation an is hefker – then it’s mine.” “Why should it be yours?” said Yosef. “You gave it to me.” ne er ga e it to yo to eep st han e it to yo rep ie haron tho ght it as o ne y the sh t if it s o ner ess fo n it an pic e it p rst o i n t n it at a sai osef o st picked it up to put it away in its proper place.” ottom ine pic e p the Chumash rst though,” replied Aharon. “That’s enough to make it mine, not yours.” on t thin so sai osef o nee intention to acquire it.” “Let’s ask Rabbi Dayan,” Aharon suggested. he t o came efore Ra i ayan pic e p

a Chumash thinking it was the shul’s and passed it to osef sai haron t t rns o t the Chumash has no i enti cation so osef ants to ta e it hom does the Chumash belong to?” The Chumash belongs to Yosef,” ruled Rabbi ayan tho gh haron pic e it p rst he ha no intention of acquiring the Chumash when he did so. Therefore, the Chumash remains hefker and Yosef acquired it.” “Do you really need intention in order to acquire something as e haron remem er a isc ssion in the Gemara about falling on a lost item…” “There are some seemingly contradictory sources,” answered Rabbi Dayan. “On the one hand, the Gemara [Yevamos 52b] states clearly that if one digs in an o ner ess e hich e onge to a con ert ho ie itho t heirs t mista en y tho ght the e was his own, he does not acquire it. Although digging is an appropriate means of acquiring an ownerless e since the person tho ght the e as his o n he had no intention to acquire it.” (C.M. 275:24-25) “On the other hand,” continued Rabbi Dayan, “the Gemara [B.M. 10a-b] has two opinions regarding a person who fell on a metziah to acquire it. The act of falling is not a valid means of acquisition, but the ages instit te that hoe er rst approaches a metziah within 4 cubits in a semi-public area, acquires it through his proximity. The Rama rules that the person acquires who fell on the item acquires it through his proximity, despite the fact that he mistakenly intended to acquire it through falling, not through proximity.” (Rama C.M. 268:1) “How do we resolve these contradictory sources?” asked Yosef. “Mishneh Lamelech explains that in the second case, where the person fell on the metziah, at least he intended to acquire it at that time, in one manner or another,” replied Rabbi Dayan. “The particular manner of acquisition is less relevant. However, in the rst case here the person g in o ner ess an he ha no intention at a to ac ire the e Pischei Teshuvah C.M. 198:9) “What about the opinion of the Shulchan Aruch?” asked Aharon. “The Shulchan Aruch is even more stringent,” re-

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plied Rabbi Dayan. “He rules in a number of places that intention for the particular mode of acquisition is also critical. Thus, even the person who fell on the metziah oes not ac ire it C M “Thus,” concluded Rabbi Dayan, “since Aharon had no intention whatsoever of acquiring the Chumash when he picked it up, he did not acquire it even accor ing to the Rama an it e ongs to osef o recommend posting a notice, though, to see whether someone claims the Chumash and return it, beyond the etter of the a ee C M Pischei Choshen, Kinyanim Dvar Chok Umishpat, pp. 20-22) Rabbi Meir Orlian is a faculty member of the Business Halacha Institute. To receive BHI’s free newsletter, Business Weekly, e-mail subscribe@businesshalacha.com. For questions, or to bring a BHI lecturer to your business or shul, call the confidential hotline at 877-845-8455 or e-mail ask@businesshalacha.com.

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Delegation To White House Advocates Improved Job Training For Orthodox Jews Chaim Shapiro, assistant director of career services for the Lander colleges, and three other career professionals who work with the Orthodox Jewish community, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with Matt Nosanchuk, associate director of the White House office of public engagement for Jewish outreach. The White House formally invited Shapiro, Duvi Honig and Dovid Hasenfeld of the Parnassah Network and Elliot Lasson of the Job Link of Baltimore, to discuss the challenges Orthodox communities face in the workplace. Both the Parnassah Network and the Job Link of Baltimore are organizations that assist Orthodox Jews in their job searches. “It was a great honor to be chosen to represent the needs of the frum community at the White House,” Shapiro said. “I was especially pleased to be able to report that Touro has been out ahead of this problem by establishing the Lander colleges, which offers Orthodox Jews an outstanding education without compromising their religious traditions.” The primary goal of the meeting was to convey to

Nosanchuk the importance of gearing government programs toward the unique needs of religious communities. They stressed that the White House has the capacity to help by pushing for the job training and development tools the government already provides to other ethnic groups to be made available to the Orthodox Jewish community. Honig explained to Nosanchuk that many Orthodox Jews have difficulty obtaining gainful employment because they have religious objections to attending college. However, Shapiro noted that Touro College was established explicitly for this purpose: to provide educational opportunities for Orthodox students that are in tune with their religious requirements. Two of Touro’s schools – Machon L’Parnasa and the School for Lifelong Education – were created to serve the academic needs of the Chasidic communities, whose unique culture, commitment and lifestyle require bold and innovative approaches to higher learning. “I thought it was important to emphasize Touro’s success in preparing highly qualified and very suc-

cessful professionals,” Shapiro said. Shapiro, who was recently selected as the winner of the 2014 National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)/The Spelman & Johnson Group (SJG) Rising Star Award, also told Nosanchuk about the different ways Touro’s career services department prepares religious students to join the workforce, beyond revising resumes and tips on interviews. To emphasize the challenges faced by Jews and other religious minorities, Shapiro showed Nosanchuk a presentation he made at the 2103 NACE conference with examples of problems religious individuals might encounter in the workplace, including: • Would a Muslim woman wearing a hijab, a traditional head covering, or any other religious garb, feel uncomfortable in a work environment? • What’s the proper way for an Orthodox Jewish man to respond when, at a job interview, a female extends her hand in greeting? • Will coworkers look askance at a Catholic with ash on his or her forehead on Ash Wednesday?


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Safeguarding Our Heritage The articles in this column are transcriptions and adaptations of shiurim by Rav Joseph Ber Soloveitchik, zt”l. The Rav’s unique perspective on Chumash permeated many of the shiurim and lectures he presented at various venues over a 40 plus year period. His words add an important perspective that makes the Chumash in particular, and our tradition in general, vibrant and relevant to our generation. This article is based on a 1955 shiur entitled the “Role of the Rabbi.” In a previous article we discussed the composition of Sefer Vayikra and the foundational role Toras Kohanim plays within Judaism in presenting the concept of korbanos. We noted that much of Sefer Vayikra, after the first two and a half parshiot describes the moral and ethical behavior that define the Jew and that are the pre-requisites to bringing korbanos. Offering korbanos is not a substitute to living a proper life. Hashem does not seek sacrifices from one who offers a korban without repenting and adopting a moral path. Much of Sefer Vayikra presents the kohen as a principal actor in the performance and fulfillment of the commandments that define such a moral and ethical existence. To understand toras kohanim, we must understand the role of the kohen in Jewish life. Malachi (2:7) says, “For the lips of the priest shall guard knowledge and the people will seek to hear Torah from his lips, for he is a messenger of the Lord of Hosts.” The role of the kohen is not simply to perform the service in the Temple. Rather, it is to teach Torah to Bnei Yisrael and to act as the judges and teachers throughout the land. The Jewish people have survived many tragedies throughout history because of

our adherence to the Torah. The Torah is the glue that has held us together. Parshas Emor focuses on the obligations of the people to honor the kohen and how the kohen should conduct himself, while Sefer Vayikra in general focuses on the responsibilities of the Priesthood to the Jewish People, whether in offering sacrifices on their behalf or proclaiming or removing the title of metzorah or other forms of impurity. It is not a coincidence that the laws pertaining to proscribed marriages and relationships are included in Sefer Vayikra, as it is the role and responsibility of the kohen to ensure that the people understand and obey these laws. They can only understand them if they are taught the details and the importance of these laws, a role assigned to the kohanim. The haftorah for Parshas Emor is taken from Sefer Yechezkel, who describes the future role of the kohen. In addition to describing the familial relationships and the required garments to be worn by the priests, Yechezkel details their role and responsibility (46:23), “And they will instruct my nation to distinguish between the holy and the mundane, between the impure and the pure they will inform them. And they will stand to judge the various disputes between litigants, and they will play a central role in the sanctification and keeping of the festivals and the various Sabbaths (Shabsosy).” As Yechezkel notes, Torah Education is the critical requirement for the Jewish people. All those who assume the responsibility of leadership must make the teaching of Torah on the appropriate level the focal point of their mission. Suggesting that the beauty of the Sabbath can be experienced by covering the Sabbath table with a “snow white” table cloth will not influence anyone in a society that has been trained to think critically and deeply about difficult technical and meta-physical issues. In the battle to influence our unaffiliated or under-affiliated brethren as to the true beauty of Judaism, we must teach them Torah, show them the deeper meaning and intent behind the commandments so that they can realize the intellectual beauty inherent in Judaism. Rabbis and those that assume the Priestly mantle of education and leadership, must be prepared to study Chumash and Rashi, or Midrash with their congregants, and read between the lines to present the hidden mean-

ing of the verses. These critical subjects are often overlooked and can be more difficult than studying a complicated gloss written by a rishon or acharon. However, their impact on those that are exposed to these subjects can be significant. The second role of the rabbi is to rule in questions of halacha, Jewish law. Many great scholars in previous generations were capable of great scholarship but lacked the ability to be a moreh horaah. Besides the knowledge base of the scholar, the halachic decisor requires a certain intuition to know how, where and when to apply the law. The decisor needs to think outside the box, as not all questions and answers are explicitly stated in the Shulchan Aruch. We make a major mistake when we assume that modern rabbis do not require a firm halachic grounding. Rabbis in the current generation are presented with questions that previous generations never dealt with. For example, many of the questions regarding marriage, divorce, conversion, medical issues and ethics presented to the current rav were never imagined in previous generations. In previous generations, these questions would be presented to a gadol like Reb Yitzchak Elchanan, who would rule with great trepidation and then forward his opinion to other gedolim to seek their agreement after which they would rule. Today many of these fundamental and basic questions are presented to a rabbi on the telephone and the rabbi becomes frightened if he cannot answer immediately lest he will develop a reputation that he does not know the halacha. These are questions that go to the core of halacha and cannot be ruled on immediately. How can one rule on the spot on questions of seder tefillah or synagogue practice modifications? How can one answer immediately on questions of artificial insemination and associated potential issues of mamzerus? The Rav was presented with such a question and when he was asked what is the status of the child he answered I don’t know, I have to investigate the issue and after careful investigation I can answer your question. The Rav wondered aloud, who was answering the many difficult questions that go to the core of Judaism that rabbis were being presented? These ques-

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ArtScroll Yerushalmi Ready For New Learning Cycle Recently, a gentleman told Rabbi Nosson Scherman of ArtScroll/Mesorah, “My son has gone through two cycles of Daf Yomi, and now thanks to ArtScroll, he’s learning Yerushalmi.” Rabbi Scherman smiled and said “That’s great, but what about you?” The man laughed and said, I’ve been through three cycles and now I’m learning Yerushalmi, too.” It was at the Sixth Knessiah Gedolah of Agudas Yisrael, in Jerusalem, that a historic proclamation was made. The day was 18 Teves, 5740/1980. The speaker was the Lev Simcha, the Gerrer Rebbe. The proclamation was that it was time for the Torah world to begin a new Daf Yomi program, the daily study of Talmud Yerushalmi. The Yerushalmi Daf Yomi program takes 4.5 years and it is now celebrating its eighth siyum. The Schottenstein Editions of the Talmud Bavli in Hebrew and English – and in French, as well -- have contributed tremendously to the spread of Daf Yomi study. It has been estimated that of the 90,000 participants at the MetLife Stadium celebration of the last siyum, more than half were there thanks the ArtScroll’s authoritative editions. Now the same is happening regarding the Yerushalmi. New Era of Yerushalmi Study In recent years, the Yerushalmi Daf Yomi program has gained growing impetus thanks to ArtScroll/Mesorah’s Schottenstein Edition in both Hebrew and English. Historically, study of Yerushalmi was extremely limited and difſcult. Roman hatred and persecution of the Jewish Yishuv in Eretz Yisrael remained intense after the destruction of the Second Bais Hamikdash and the failed Bar Kochba rebellion. In approximately 400 C.E, Rome’s relentless pressure forced an end to the development of the Yerushalmi, before it could be completely organized and edited. The style of the Yerushalmi is terse and difſcult, and its Aramaic dialect is different from that of the Talmud Bavli. Thanks to

Roman cruelty, there were very few hand-written manuscripts and they were not available for centuries; according to many authorities, Rashi never saw the Yerushalmi. The Rishonim write that when texts were found, they were ſlled with errors. The result was that Yerushalmi was neglected for centuries and could be understood only by the greatest scholars. And – there was no Rashi!

Chaim recommends most highly. The ArtScroll elucidation is based not only on the commentaries ptinted in the familiar Vilna Edition, but also on other excellent works. In addition, where necessary, the editors include an elucidation of other versions of the Talmud text, such as that of the Vilna Gaon This edition also discusses cases where the Yerushalmi diverges from the Bavli.

The Necessity to Study Yerushalmi Such historic luminaries as Arizal and the Vilna Gaon advocated study of Yerushalmi. Rambam frequently rules like the Yerushalmi over the Bavli. Rav Chaim Kanievsky urges that Yerushalmi be studied in conjunction with the Bavli, and his regular shiurim on Yerushalmi are transcribed and published. Especially in our time when millions of our brethren live in Eretz Yisrael, study of Yerushalmi is essential because only the Yerushalmi – not the Bavli – has Gemara on Seder Zeraim, which makes it the primary source for the day-to-day agricultural laws of Israel. Since next year is the Shemittah year, study of the Yerushalmi is becoming more popular. Incidentally, this is also true of ArtScroll’s Mishnah Shevi’is, both the Hebrew Ryzman Edition and the English Yad Avraham Edition. But the lack of commentaries and the difſculty of the text make Yerushalmi study almost impossible for ordinary scholar, much less the layman.

Encouragement of Gedolim The work was begun with the encouragement of Harav Yosef Shalom Eliyashiv zt”l and other Gedolei Yisrael in Eretz Yisrael shlit”a along with the major American Gedolei Roshei HaYeshivah shlit”a. The senior American Roshei HaYeshivah and rabbonim graciously sent warm letters of approbation: Harav Zelik Epstein and Harav Henoch Leibowitz zt”l; and Harav David Feinstein, Harav Aharon Schechter, Harav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Harav Yaakov Perlow, Harav Avrohom Chaim Levin, Harav David Cohen, Harav Hillel David, Harav Feivel Cohen, and Harav Eliezer Ginsburg shlit”a. After examining the new edition, Harav Aharon Leib Shteinman shlit”a was so impressed that he adopted it as the text for his weekly shiur in Yerushalmi, and graciously sent a letter of commendation.

The ArtScroll/Mesorah Edition Now, thanks to ArtScroll/Mesorah that has changed. In the words of Rabbi Yehezkel Danziger, editorial director of the project, “The Schottenstein Edition provides a thorough explanation of the text and makes the Yerushalmi accessible to everyone, in both English and Hebrew.” It includes a corrected text of the Gemara. At the urging of Harav Chaim Kanievsky shlit”a, ArtScroll has added commentaries not readily available, including that of Rav Shlomo of Sirilio, which Rav

To date, the ArtScroll/Mesorah edition comprises all of Seder Zeraim in Hebrew and English and much of Seder Moed. Of the projected 44 volumes in the entire set, 25 are currently available in English and 14 in Hebrew. The elucidation is already acknowledged as a classic. Large teams of talmidei chachamim in America and Eretz Yisrael are hard at work producing further volumes. In the words of Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz, the dynamic president of ArtScroll/Mesorah, “This may well be the most important project we have ever undertaken, because Yerushalmi was like a treasure locked in a vault without keys for more than 16 centuries. Baruch Hashem that is no longer the case.”


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Parshas Emor the Torah commands kohanim to take care not to become impure through contact with the dead. The command, however, is stated in a strange manner: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Say to the kohanim, the sons of Aaron, and you shall say to them.â&#x20AC;? Why the repetition? Rashi explains that the repetition teaches us an additional law â&#x20AC;&#x201C; that adult kohanim must ensure that their young children not become tamei. The Torah warns adults to guard their children in two other instances: regarding eating creeping insects and not drinking blood. Why specifically these three prohibitions? Because each one of these three prohibitions symbolizes a situation which may cause educators of children to despair. The Torah, therefore, seeks to encourage them. Creeping insects symbolizes things people generally despise (Horayos 11a); drinking blood symbolizes Bnei Yisrael

who were steeped in this disgusting habit (Rashi, Devarim 12:23); and kohanim becoming impure symbolizes things that transcend the intellect (Rambam, Hilchos Mikvaos). Creeping insects: An educator may see someone acting despicably and think there is no hope for him. The Torah, therefore, teaches us that we must even educate such people, as there is still hope to direct them on the right path. Drinking blood: Some argue that education can help only as long as the student isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t already leading his life on a bad path. The Torah, therefore, reminds us of Bnei Yisrael who were so steeped in their bad ways to the point that they drank blood. Yet, they improved. We should learn from this that we must educate all types of Jews, even those who are steeped in things we think are abominable. Kohanim becoming impure: Some people believe that a student has to be willing to listen and understand in order to learn. The topic must be fully rational and explained in total. The laws of kohanim and tumah teach us that some things are beyond human intellect. But they are G-dly and will be understood by the spark of G-d that is in every Jew.

The following events occurred during this week in history: Nissan 30 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; April 19, 1776: Yahrzeit of Rabbi Jacob Emden. Nissan 30 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; April 26, 1933: Jewish students were barred from German schools. Iyar 1 in the year 537 BCE: The foundation stone of the Second Temple was laid. Iyar 2 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; April 15, 1945: Bergen Belsen was liberated by the British army. Iyar 3 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; May 8, 1943: Mordechai Anielewicz, commander-in-chief of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, was killed in action. Iyar 4 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; May 1, 1165: Maimonides made aliyah with his family. Iyar 4 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; May 1, 1892: Yahrzeit of Rabbi Yosef Ber Soloveichik, author of the Bais Halevi. Iyar 5 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; May 14, 1948: Yom Haâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day. Iyar 6 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; May 15, 1948: Israel was attacked by Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon. Comments? E-mail Jeff@jreznikstudios.com.


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In Memoriam The Legacy Of David Gross, My Beloved Father-In-Law: A Bittersweet Yom HaShoah Reflection By Ely Rosenzveig It just dawned on me, as Pesach has now ended, that my father-in-law, David Gross, who died suddenly and was buried two weeks ago at Beit Shemesh’s Eretz HaChaim cemetery, had never been to Beit Shemesh. He hardly traveled during his life on his own terms; he could not much afford to. I saw in David an irreconcilable dialectic that beheld stark contradictions. On the one hand, David’s life narrative told of a bold, inspiring tale of emergence from the ashes of the Holocaust to a life filled with moments of incredible triumph at its most exalted. A survivor of the nightmare of Auschwitz, he was conscripted for Israeli Army service right off the boat, bringing him to Haifa for his maiden voyage to Israel in 1947 in the halcyon, nascent days of Israel’s fight for statehood. David was a veteran soldier who

fought bravely in two wars for Israel’s survival, in legacy of unfulfilled promise and potential. He was a brilliant man, a chess whiz with a facile, creative, 1948 and 1956. searching mind. Though denied David married Rifka, his devoted life the privilege of a formal education mate of 64 years and herself a survivor in his youth, he taught himself of Majdanek, who he met at a DP camp the rudiments of the most intriin Cyprus after the war. They had two cate Talmudic analysis and succhildren, eight grandchildren, and four ceeded in studying the entirety of great- grandchildren – all proudly comthe vast Talmudic text – all its 63 mitted Jews. To be sure, this is unequivtractates and 2,711 pages – nearly ocally a tale of restoration and renewal three times. against seemingly impossible odds that Owing to the onset of World stands firmly as a most definitive and War II, when he was all of 13 years resounding repudiation of the Third Reold, David soon lost his parents, ich’s ghastly Judenrein intentions. Yet, with it all, while David’s life had David Gross in a recent photo. went through the unspeakable hell of the war years, and strugits grand, lustrous moments, it was to me more about a darker facet that has continued to gled mightily every day just to survive. And he just haunt me since I first met my father-in-law 31 years Continued on p.68 ago. So much of David’s life was marred by a bitter


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Letters To The Editor cal account of creation and the Big Bang Theory are stating the exact same thing. Joseph A. Levy Rego Park, NY

Time For Palestinian Concessions Israeli finance minister Yair Lapid was quoted as saying, “I would choose, every day of the week, freezing the settlements over freeing prisoners” (“Lapid: Settlement Freeze Preferable to Prisoner Release,” news story, April 11) Why should Israel have to do either? Who came up with the notion that Israel has to make major unilateral concessions, in advance, just for the privilege of being able to negotiate with the Palestinian Authority? Too often we make the mistake of assuming that just because the State Department or The New York Times pushes some idea, Israel has no choice but to go along with it. The time has come to insist that the Palestinians make some tangible concessions to facilitate negotiations. After all, they are the ones who have blatantly violated the 1993 Oslo Accords again and again (by, for example, tolerating terrorism, glorifying terrorists, and inciting against Jews and Israel). It’s time for them to prove that they sincerely want to live in peace with Israel. If the PA wants to negotiate with Israel, let it freeze Arab construction activity in the territories, halt payments to imprisoned terrorists, and change the names of streets and parks that are named after mass murderers. Those would be steps in the right direction. Moshe Phillips, President Benyamin Korn, Chairman Religious Zionists of America – Philadelphia Chapter

Fickle Friend? Rav Dovid Hofstedter writes that “America remains one of the better places for Jews” (“Achieving Unity: A Torah Thought for Pesach,” front-page essay, April 18). It should be noted, however, that America has a checkered history with

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Continued from p.7 Jews. Certainly America was no friend of the Jews in two pivotal moments of our history – the Holocaust and the creation of Israel. The U.S. refused to bomb the rail lines leading to Auschwitz and its crematoria, and three short years after defenseless Jews were slaughtered in the Holocaust, President Truman refused to supply any weapons to the beleaguered Jews of Israel. Yet America, in that era, was willing to sacrifice so much blood and treasure for Koreans in the Korean War. Had America armed Israel in 1948, the Jews would have captured the West Bank and driven out the Arab enemy. Instead, Israel now confronts the juggernaut of world pressure and hostility over its presence there. And today America refuses to include Israel among the dozens of countries that are part of the U.S. Visa Waiver Plan, which means that an astonishing 32 percent of young Israelis are rejected for tourist visas. Jacob Mendlovic Toronto, Canada

Lessons Israel Needs To Learn I must commend Shelley Benveniste on her excellent April 18 op-ed article, “Trite But True: A Lesson for Passover 2014.” The article is anything but trite. It’s an excellent assessment of the shortcomings of Israel’s collective mindset. Israel’s penchant for appeasing its enemies was already evident immediately after its miraculous Six-Day War victory, when it gave control of the mosque on the Temple Mount back to the Arabs. But imagine a scenario where Israel is in control of Mecca and the Arabs recapture it and find a synagogue there: Is there any question the synagogue would be destroyed immediately? So Israel not only can learn something from Vladimir Putin about quick, decisive annexation of land, as Benveniste writes, but it also can learn something from the Arabs about guarding what one considers holy. Josh Greenberger Brooklyn, NY

desperation about him now that peace talks have collapsed. And by raising the apartheid canard, unsupported as it is, he sent yet one more signal that the administration has no compunction about painting Israel in a negative light in an attempt to press Israeli leaders to be more pliable in their negotiating stance. In his apology, Mr. Kerry said he has been a long time supporter of Israel and that there was a “misimpression” about what he meant. He said he did not believe Israel is or intended to be an “apartheid state” and went on to say: [I]f I could rewind the tape,

I would have chosen a different word to describe my firm belief that the only way in the long term to have a Jewish state and two nations and two peoples living side by side in peace and security is through a two-state solution. Yet the thrust of his remarks was plainly directed at Israel. What Mr. Kerry was really saying was that because he’s so desperate for a two-state solution at any price, Israel should be too. The message to the Palestinians in all this is that their strategy of conceding nothing has worked and they can just sit back and wait.

No More Doubts About Mahmoud Abbas The futility inherent in Israel’s negotiating any agreements with Mahmoud Abbas was always apparent given the continuing vitality of Hamas, a terrorist group that openly seeks the destruction of Israel and remains in control of Gaza while retaining the loyalty of a good share – perhaps a majority – of Palestinians. Indeed, it was Hamas that won the last Palestinian parliamentary elections held in the West Bank and Gaza, not Mr. Abbas’s Fatah. So Mr. Abbas’s announcement last week of a reconciliation agreement with Hamas providing for a unity government can only be seen as a declaration that the Palestinians are really not interested in a peace agreement. To be sure, Mr. Abbas insisted that any government that is formed would be his and represent his policies, but he carefully stopped short of saying Hamas would renounce terror, recognize Israel, and abide by all prior and future agreements between Israel and the Palestinians. Moreover as a senior Hamas leader put it, The [Abbas-led] Palestine Liberation Organization is the one that negotiates with Israel

and recognized Israel. It is not required of every Palestinian party to recognize Israel just as it is not required of every Israeli party to have the same views as other Israeli parties. True, up to a point. But Israel, the U.S. and the European Union all maintain that Hamas cannot be part of any negotiations unless it changes its fundamental opposition to the existence of Israel. Nor do the differences among the members of Israel’s coalition government extend to whether or not to abide by international commitments made in the name of the government. American law provides for restrictions on financial aid to the Palestinians based on the involvement of Hamas in their governance. The announcement of the unity government would seem to trigger those laws and, indeed, several members of Congress have stated that further aid should be sharply curtailed or eliminated altogether. We can’t help but feel, however, that far preferable to a debate over what is legally required would be an executive decision by President Obama to cut the aid because Mr. Abbas is no longer fooling anyone and there has to be a cost to his duplicitousness.


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Rebbetzin Continued from p.18 would have to keep Jews apart from the mainstream of Egyptian society and isolate them in their own neighborhood, hence Joseph’s instructions to Jacob. And indeed, a “Jewish city” arose – Goshen. Thus, Joseph laid down one of the first principles of Jewish survival – a strong, self-contained Jewish community. The Jews prospered, but while they became a vital part of Egypt, they remained a nation apart. All this came to a dramatic halt with the death of the Jacob. This change is related in the Torah in so subtle a manner that the casual student would probably not even pick it up. Every Torah portion in a sefer Torah either starts on a new line or is separated from the next portion by at least a nine-letter space. But the last portion of Genesis, Vayechi (Genesis 47:28-50:26), in which Jacob’s demise is announced, is not separated from the previous portion (Vayigash), and is therefore known as a “stuma” – closed. Rashi explains that “with the death of the patriarch, the eyes and hearts of the Jewish people closed – shut down due to the anguish of the bondage.” At first glance this is puzzling, since the actual bondage did not commence until almost eighty years later, when the last

Rapps Continued from p.63 tions should be presented to a body of competent rabbanim who should answer these questions, they should not be answered by the individual rabbi who is not qualified or equipped to handle them. Questions regarding interfaith issues must be referred to competent halachic authorities that not only understand the issues but also know where the boundaries are. Not only must we consider the stated halacha, but we must look how Jewish history ruled in these issues. The Rambam rules that surrendering one’s life is forbidden unless one is faced with violating one of the three cardinal sins of idolatry, murder or proscribed relations. The Ramban raises a question on this opinion from the story of the hundreds of Jewish children who were captured and shipped to Rome where they feared they would be violated. The children decided to commit suicide by throwing themselves into the sea and drowning. How can we bring a proof from 300 chil-

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of Jacob’s sons died. So what is the deeper meaning of this teaching? Our sages explain that one of the reasons why spaces are left between sections is to invite us to meditate on the preceding verses. But the very fact that there is no break between these two portions indicates that the children of Jacob did not fully grasp the import of the last words of Vayigash, “Israel settled in the land of Egypt, in the land of Goshen and were fruitful and acquired property.” The Hebrew words for “acquired property” – “vaye’achazu” – mean much more than simply buying real estate. They connote taking possession of the land, becoming part of the culture and assimilating. Assimilation was the first step toward bondage – a reality to which the Jews in Egypt were blind. Now we can understand why the Torah teaches us that our bondage commenced with the death of Jacob. As long as he was alive our people stayed in their own environment, in their unique Jewish community, but after his demise they “took possession of the land,” buying homes and real estate throughout the country. The Book of Exodus opens with this new reality: “The children of Israel were fruitful and multiplied. They prospered very much and the land was filled with them.” Jews became a vital force in every segment of Egyptian society, and our sages explain that this included whatever form

of entertainment was popular in those days. This acculturation – assimilation – was paralleled by a total change in government: “A new Pharaoh arose over Egypt who did not know Joseph” (Exodus 1:8). But how could that be? Can a president of the United States claim he doesn’t know who preceded him? Could the new Pharaoh not have known Joseph? Once again our sages shed illumination. Pharaoh did not want to know Joseph. He abolished the laws that Joseph enacted, denied Egypt’s indebtedness to Joseph and his family, and accused them of exploitation and sabotage. Overnight, Pharaoh demonized the Jewish contributions that had helped transform a famine-plagued country into a great and prosperous empire. He accused the Jews of being a fifth column that threatened the very survival of Egypt. He levied special taxes on them and commanded that they build cities for the welfare of the state; he cast them into slave labor camps and broke their bodies under the weight of excruciating labor; and he crushed their spirit with meaningless, futile tasks. And then he ordered that every male child be killed at birth (Exodus 1:10-7). Does it sound familiar? Do you recognize 20th-century Europe? Do you see parallels to the Holocaust? And do you see similar winds blowing today? (To be continued)

dren against the great halachic decisor, the Rambam? Apparently, Jewish history and these 300 children have more to say about the appropriate practice of martyrdom than the halachic opinion of the great Rambam. The massacres and the pogroms that the we have suffered over the millennia that might have been avoided had Jews submitted to attend a foreign house of worship or bowed their heads as part of a service that they had absolutely no intent or desire to partake in, tell us that we must not surrender to the need to go along to get along in interfaith religious issues. These important questions in all these areas must be considered carefully not only for the immediate purpose of providing an answer to the individual asking the question but for the impact that decision will have on future generations. Parshas Emor and the associated haftorah present the role of the priest and rabbi to provide Torah guided direction, horaah, to the Jewish people. He must be honest and careful to ensure that the answers he provides are correct from the perspectives of past, present and future. Our lives are

enhanced by adhering to the laws of the Torah. The kohanim, and the rabbis and leaders who carry on their role, are shomrim, guards and protectors, of our heritage and legacy. They must comply with the responsibilities of the shomer, to protect and safeguard that with which they have been entrusted. The shomer must have the vision to foresee the potential dangers that may arise to threaten the safety of the entrusted object. The rabbis and leaders of the generation are shomrim of Judaism for the subsequent generations. They must protect it to ensure that it is transmitted safely, correctly and in its entirety.

David Gross wrought miracles in his life despite his circumstances. His life was a successful one by most any measure. He may not have known material riches, but barely did so. So much of David’s life was stolen from when he died he was surrounded by all of his children and him, mercilessly snatched from grandchildren, each him by the hooligans and misof whom loved him chief-makers of the blood-lusting dearly and uncondiHitler war machine. All of Dationally, loving kin vid’s prodigious gifts could and who fought so hard to would never be developed. But keep him alive as long he found his way in the world, as humanly possible. cobbling together a living, first Yet I am left with as a building contractor. the pained, agonizThen, in 1959, in pursuit ing image of a man of a better living, it broke his who could have been heart to leave the land of Israel so much more – and – the land he bled for and grew knew this better than to love deeply. David immigratanyone. It is one thing ed with his family to New York. to lose our dreams by Remarkably, he built his own virtue of our choichome in Boro Park and reines. It is a loss that, vented himself as a textile jobber, which he remained until David Gross while serving in though hard to abthe Israeli army. sorb, is indisputably of retirement.

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Rabbi Joshua Rapps attended the Rav’s shiur at RIETS from 1977 through 1981 and is a musmach of Yeshivas Rabbeinu Yitzchak Elchanan. He and his wife Tzipporah live in Edison, N.J. Rabbi Rapps originally distributed this and other shiurim of the Rav’s via the Internet (mj-ravtorah@shamash.org). Rabbi Rapps wishes to acknowledge Rabbi Dr. Israel Rivkin for his assistance. You may contact Rabbi Rapps at ravtorah1@gmail.com.

our own making. What sense do we make, though, of a loss so profound that it impacts the whole of our lives, a loss inexplicably determined by forces over which we had no control whatsoever. How does one make peace with that? David’s perpetual and painful struggle with that bitter reality, and the pale that his Holocaust scars that never healed cast on all of us who loved him, is a cautionary tale about the inestimable price of survival from life’s depths. It is a somber lesson to remember, as we engage the proverbial last chapter in the chronicles of our beloved, though fast-dwindling community of Holocaust survivors. May the remembrance of David, the son of Moshe Yosef and Malka of Zaritch, always be a blessing to us all. Ely Rosenzveig, a retired congregational rabbi (Yeshiva University, semicha, 1984), is a trust & estates and elder law attorney. He practices with his son, Ariel, in White Plains, NY.

Legal Notice Notice of Formation of DEZ Management LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/15/14. Office location: NY County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Silverman Shin Byrne & Gilchrest PLLC, 381 Park Ave. So., 16th Fl., NY, NY 10016, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP# 3948 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, Number 1277936 for Restaurant Wine has been applied for by the undersigned to sell Beer & Wine at retail in a Chinese Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at: 133-09 Cross Bay Blvd, Ozone Park, NY 11417 for on-premises consumption. Golden Way NY Corp. JP# 3949 5/2,9/14

Notice of Formation of 3757 Warren Street Realty, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/10/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 114 Gilmar Lane, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3950 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

N o t i c e o f Fo r m a t i o n o f F l u s h i n g Administrative Services, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/23/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 13640 39th Ave, Ste 6GB, Flushing, NY 11354. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3951 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of M.J. Michael LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 12/6/13. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5 Hewlett Dr., Old Westbury, NY 11568. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3952 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Fish Retail 2 LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 1/10/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 885 2nd Ave, 47th Fl., New York, NY 10017. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3953 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Fort Hamilton Apartments, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/14/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2753 Coney Island Ave, 2nd Fl., Brooklyn, NY 11235. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3954 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of For mation of Nor thbrook Apartments and Townhomes LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/28/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 314 McDonald Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11218. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3955 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Home Place Realty, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/11/11. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 52 Duane St., 7th Fl., NY, NY 10007. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3956 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Adi & Adi Real Estate, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/14/05. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 23404 W Lyons Ave., #223, Santa Clarita, CA 91321. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3957 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Fullyrealized LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 45 Ericson St., Rochester, NY 14610. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3958 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of 10 Eisenhauer Drive LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/14/14. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 214 Hamlin Parma Townline Rd., Hilton, NY 14468. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3959 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

The Dumpster Doctor LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/14/14. Office: Nassau Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 9 Smith St. Rockville Centre, NY 11570. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3960 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14


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Notice of Formation of Manhattanville Funding LLC amended to EH Portfolio Funding LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/7/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1465A Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3725 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of 234 Union LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/26/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 521 5th Ave, Ste 1804, New York, NY 10175. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3734 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of SGT Sound LLC Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 11/6/13. Office location: Nassau Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Ryan Samuels, 239 N Queens Ave, Massapequa, NY 11758. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP#3746 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qual. of Fratelli Construction, LLC filed with Sec of State NY (SSNY): 7/30/13. in Kings Co. Formed in NV: 9/26/11. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served & shall mail process to: Gtaah, LLC, 255 5th Ave Ste Q283, Ny, NY 10001. Foreign add: 1208 E 93rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11236. Arts. of Org. filed with Ross Miller, 202 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-4069. Purpose: General. JP#3758 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

White Icon LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 266 Broadway Ste 301, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3771 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Parkway Heights, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/13/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O G-way Management, 839 Classon Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238. Purpose: General. JP#3784 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of H & H CPS Associates LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/7/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 156 W. 56th St, Ste 1701, New York, NY 10019. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3735 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qualification of SUMMIT STAFFING PARTNERS LLC Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/10/14. Office location: Rockland County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 02/26/14. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 649, Rt. 206, Unit 9, Hillsborough, NJ 08844. DE addr. of LLC: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State - DE, Corp. Dept., Loockerman & Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP#3747 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

1322 Newkirk LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/4/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Qinli Zhang, 1322 Newkirk Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: General. JP#3772 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

New Times Entertainment LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/23/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 1176 President St Bsmt, Brooklyn, NY 11225. Purpose: General. JP#3785 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Grattan Holdings LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/27/12. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave Ste 276, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3773 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

475 Central LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 5014 16th Ave Ste 350, Brooklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: General. JP#3786 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

477 Central LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 5014 16th Ave Ste 350, Brooklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: General. JP#3774 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Z & W Of New York, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/11/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 11 Drury Ln, Syosset, NY 11791. Purpose: General. JP#3787 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of GP-FF4, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/11/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Joseph C. Kaczorowski, 509 New York Avenue, Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3726 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of GP-PV11, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/11/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Joseph C. Kaczorowski, 509 New York Avenue, Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3727 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of GP-Motives, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/11/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Joseph C. Kaczorowski, 509 New York Avenue, Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3728 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: SB HEALTHCARE VENTURES LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/04/2014. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: C/O SB HEALTHCARE VENTURES LLC, C/O Legalzoom.com, Inc., 9900 Spectrum Drive, Austin, TX. 78717. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Latest date upon which LLC is to dissolve: No specific date. JP#3729 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

The name of the Foreign Limited Liability Company is: RM MAG WESTMORE LLC. App. for Authority filed with the Dept. of State of NY on 4/4/2014. Jurisdiction: Delaware and the date of its organization is: 10/30/2013. Office location in New York State: Westchester County . The Secretary of the State of NY (“SSNY”) is designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served, the address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of such process is: Mr. Timothy M. Jones, c/o Robert Martin Company, LLC, 100 Clearbrook Rd., Elmsford, NY 10523.. Address maintained in its jurisdiction is: CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., STE 400, Wilmington, DE 19808.. The authorized officer in its jurisdiction of organization where a copy of its Certificate of Formation can be obtained is: Secretary of State, Division of Corporations, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. The purpose of the company is: any lawful act.. JP#3730 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of formation of LOTHAR CORDTS CUSTOM FLOORING, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/5/2014. Office location, County of Westchester. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 31 Fieldstone Dr., Unit D2, Hartsdale, NY 10530. Purpose: any lawful act. JP#3731 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14 Notice of Qualification of Peninsula North LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: New York County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 3/7/14. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 303 5th Ave, Ste 2012, New York, NY 10016. DE address of LLC: 1811 Silverside Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810. Cert. of Formation filed with DE Secy of State, 401 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3732 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14 Notice of Qualification of Prong, LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/7/14. Office location: New York County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 9/15/11. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: POB 1945, New York, NY 10156. DE address of LLC: 1811 Silverside Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810. Cert. of Formation filed with DE Secy of State, 401 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3733 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Odradeks Coffee LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/7/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 7150 Parsons Blvd, Fresh Meadows, NY 11365. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3736 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Sushi Tokyo Queens, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/8/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 627 Kings Hwy, Brooklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3737 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Allan Chasanoff LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/11/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2 Jericho Plaza, Jericho, NY 11753. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3738 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Man222 Capital LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 222 Juniper Cir. S., Lawrence, NY 11559. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3739 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of We Deliver to You, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/10/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 252 Everit Ave, Hewlett, NY 11557. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3740 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Alexia Collection’s LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/9/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 75-27 189st St, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3741 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of IMY REALTY, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 3/28/14. Office location: Richmond County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 25 Plymouth Rd, Staten Island, NY 10314. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3742 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

79 South Fifth LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 09/30/13 Off. Loc.: Kings Co. SSNY desig. as agt. upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Mona Gora, 32 Court St., PH, Brooklyn, NY 11201. General Purposes. JP#3743 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

596 19th Street Partners LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 03/28/14 Off. Loc.: Kings Co. SSNY desig. as agt. upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1104 Beverley Rd., Brooklyn, NY 11218. General Purposes. JP#3744 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

ALLIANCE CARE NETWORK, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 07/13/2012. Office location: NY County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: C/O Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, 135 W. 50th St., NY, NY 10020. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. JP#3745 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of BIGFUN YOGA LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/09/14. Office location: Rockland County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP#3748 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Ocean Garden House LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/26/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Cun Long Chen, 2531 Ocean Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11229. Purpose: General. JP#3749 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Hibiscus Manner, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/4/14. Office in Bronx Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Janet Brown, 1631 Grand Ave, # 6, Bronx, NY 10453. Purpose: General. JP#3750 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Caribbean Foods & Beverages LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/20/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Patrice Jacobs, 626 Lexington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221. Purpose: General. JP#3751 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

199 Dean Street LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/27/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Purpose: General. JP#3752 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Vernon Vv LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/26/12. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 1503 E 14th St, Brooklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: General. JP#3753 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Herskovitz Family Holdings V LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/20/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave Ste 215, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3754 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Hello Nostrand LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/3/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 925 Pacific St Unit 202, Brooklyn, NY 11238. Purpose: General. JP#3755 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Herskovitz Family Holdings Viii LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave Ste 215, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3759 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

489 St Marks LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/5/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave #693, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3760 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Yoga With Fern, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/12/13. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Fern Langham, 169 Columbia Heights Apt 1202, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: General. JP#3761 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Ohr Realty 4, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/24/13. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 151 Whitman Dr., Brooklyn, NY 11234. Purpose: General. JP#3762 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Alive Production LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Selwyn Bret Charles, 481 Essex St, Brooklyn, NY 11208. Purpose: General. JP#3763 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

199 Weirfield LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/10/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave #693, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3764 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

872 Bergen LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/5/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave #693, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3765 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

818 Bergen LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/5/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave #693, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3766 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

The Park Central W LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/11/13. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 4706 18th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: General. JP#3767 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14 Willmar, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/28/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O M. Stucky, 57 Hemlock Dr., Stamford, CT 06902. Purpose: General. JP#3768 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

1020 Pacific LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/28/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave #693, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3756 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Cool People LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/20/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Xin Lin, 170 Ave D Apt 12G, Ny, NY 10009. Purpose: General. JP#3769 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

58-89 54th St LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/1/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 564 Wythe Ave Apt 4B, Brooklyn, NY 11249. Purpose: General. JP#3757 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

515 St Marks LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/5/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave #693, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3770 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Elsi Imports LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/8/10. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave, Ste 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: General. JP#3775 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

2116 Bath LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 2116 Bath Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214. Purpose: General. JP#3776 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

First Light Capital LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/17/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 918 56th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219. Purpose: General. JP#3777 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

1678 54 St LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/7/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 1655 54th St., Brooklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: General. JP#3778 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Mgsa Realty LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/2/08. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Po Box 300513, Brooklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: General. JP#3788 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Moskalev Consulting LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/11/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O Sviatoslav Moskalev, 2927 Bayview Ave, Wangtagh, NY 11793. Purpose: General. JP#3789 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Low Rent Housing LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/8/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 98 Country Club Dr Port Washington NY 11050. Purpose: General. JP#3790 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Kalra Real Estate, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/11/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Gurpreet Singh Kalra, 176 6th St, Hicksville, NY 11801. Purpose: General. JP#3791 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

921 H & Z LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/1/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Xiwu Hu, 921 55th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219. Purpose: General. JP#3779 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Bbo Subway Holdings LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/13/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Barrett Osborne Brink, Jr., 987 Atlantic Ave, Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: General. JP#3792 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

188 Throop LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/4/12. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 199 Lee Ave Ste 276, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: General. JP#3780 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Universal Beverage, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/3/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 349 Westbury Ave, Carle Place, NY 11514. Purpose: General. JP#3793 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Dakota Nadlan LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/28/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 1427 58 St, Brooklyn, NY 11219. Purpose: General. JP#3781 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Zipdogz, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/27/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Joy Siegel, 100 Daly Blvd #1608, Oceanside, NY 11572. Purpose: General. JP#3794 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

M & B Heating & Air Conditioning LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/27/14. Office in Kings Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Mustaf Begiri, 216 E Ruby Ave, Palisade Park, NJ 07650. Purpose: General. JP#3782 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Premier 1293-5 3rd Ave, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/22/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O Mark D. Mermel, Esq., 2001 Marcus Ave. STE W180, Lake Success, NY 11042. Duration Date: 1/20/2114.Purpose: General. JP#3795 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qual. of Carlin Solutions, LLC filed with Sec of State NY (SSNY): 1/10/14. in Kings Co. Formed in DE: 12/7/11. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served & shall mail process to: Carla M. Franklin, 237 Flatbush Ave Ste # 128, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Foreign add: 2711 Centerville Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. Of State Of De, John G. Townsend Bldg, 401 Federal St Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: General. JP#3783 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Free Fall Films LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/12/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Vanguard Corporate Services, Ltd., 307 Hamilton St, Albany, NY 12210. Purpose: General. JP#3796 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qual. of 324e4 Development LLC filed with Sec of State NY (SSNY): 1/29/14. in NY Co. Formed in DE: 10/2/13. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served & shall mail process to: C/O Anthony Morena, 939 8th Ave Ste 510, Ny, NY 10019. Foreign add: 108 W 13th St, Wilmington, DE 19801. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. Of State Jeffrey W Bullock, John G Townsend Bldg, 401 Federal St Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: General. JP#3805 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14


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Shade Amour LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 26 Thompson Dr, East Rockaway, NY 11518. Purpose: General. JP#3797 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Quill Shift Literary Agency LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/30/13. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave Ste 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228-1604. Purpose: General. JP#3812 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Suigein LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/28/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Edward Huang, 247 W 21st Apt 1B, Ny, NY 10011. Purpose: General. JP#3826 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qualification of Digitalundivided, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/20/14. Office location: NY County. Princ. bus. addr.: 244 Madison Ave. #306, NY, NY 10016. LLC formed in DE on 2/5/13. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP#3838 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Minimalist Project LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/18/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Chadbourne & Parke, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Rm. 3248, NY, NY 10112. Purpose: any lawful activities.

Notice of Qualification of Charlotte’s Group LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on1/15/14. Office location: New York County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 12/16/13. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 655 6th Ave, Apt. 5E, New York, NY 10010. DE address of LLC: 2711 Centerville Rd, Ste 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of Formation filed with DE Secy of State, 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3859 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Mc David Properties LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/19/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Chukwuma Madu, 287 Marlin St, Dix Hills, NY 11746. Purpose: General. JP#3798 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Mgsa Viii LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/7/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Rivkin Radlin c/o Yaron Kornblum 926 Rxr Plaza, Uniondale, NY 11556. Purpose: General. JP#3799 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Zin Records LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/25/13. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave Ste 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: General. JP#3800 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Ironshore Ventures, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/18/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Glenn Rockman, 445 5th Ave, #20d, Ny, NY 10016. Purpose: General. JP#3813 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Law Offices Of Jeanne E. Mirer PLLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/5/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 1700 Broadway 21st Fl., Ny, NY 10019. Purpose: Profession of Law. JP#3814 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Clearnote Capital, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/10/13. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Company, 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: General. JP#3815 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Mgsa Vii LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/7/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Rivkin Radlin c/o Yaron Kornblum 926 Rxr Plaza, Uniondale, NY 11556. Purpose: General. JP#3801 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Tc River Management LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/25/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O Reinhardt Llp, 44 Wall St 10th Fl, New York, NY 10005. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. JP#3816 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Oyster Bay Cove Realty LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Allan Yu, 6 Sunrise St, Plainview, NY 11803. Purpose: General. JP#3802 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

We l l i n g t o n P hy s i c a l T h e r a py A n d Acupuncture PLLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/21/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 139 Centre St Ste 202, New York, NY 10013. Purpose: PHYSICAL THERAPY AND ACUPUNCTURE. JP#3817 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Home Texstyles Consulting LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/18/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Lorraine Greco, 32 South Franklin Ave, Lynbrook, NY 11563. Purpose: General. JP#3803 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Npcy Realty LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office in Nassau Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 2040 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park, NY 11729. Purpose: General. JP#3804 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Gracemere Ip Holding LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/11/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 70 W 86th St Box 5, New York, NY 10024. Purpose: General. JP#3806 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

34 Riverside LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/7/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Jared Fitzgerald, 41 Green St B-1, Ny, NY 10013. Purpose: General. JP#3807 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Grateful One L.L.C. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/18/13. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 6 Lynam Ct, Stamford, CT 06903. Duration Date: 12/31/2111.Purpose: General. JP#3808 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

True Bear Pooh LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/22/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O Meryl Novick, 500 E 85th Street Suite P1, New York, NY 10028. Purpose: General. JP#3809 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Bo Pratt Photography, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/3/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 2988 N 30th St, Kalamazoo, MI 49048. Purpose: General. JP#3810 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Barch Holdings LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/18/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to C/O Reinhardt Llp, 44 Wall St 10th Fl, New York, NY 10005. Purpose: General. JP#3811 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Madison 253 LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Arthur Becker, 161 Bowery 7th Fl., Ny, NY 10002. Purpose: General. JP#3818 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Walks Of New York Tours LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/25/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 1030 Avenue Of The Americas, #4, New York, NY 10018. Purpose: General. JP#3819 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qual. of Arrow Real Estate Services, LLC filed with Sec of State NY (SSNY): 2/20/14. in NY Co. Formed in PA: 4/28/11. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served & shall mail process to: 717 Limekiln Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901. Principal Office: 717 Limekiln Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901. Ar ts. of Org. filed with Secy. Of The Commonwealth, 401 North St Rm 206 Po Box 8722, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8722. Purpose: General. JP#3821 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14 Notice of Qual. of 103 East River Capital Partners LLC filed with Sec of State NY (SSNY): 2/20/14. in NY Co. Formed in DE: 10/7/13. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served & shall mail process to: C/O Shawn Robinson, 939 8th Ave Ste 500, Ny, NY 10019. Foreign add: 108 W 13th St, Wilmington, DE 19801. Arts. of Org. filed with Jeffrey W. Bullock, Secy. Of State, John G Townsend Bldg, 401 Federal St Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: General. JP#3822 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

49 WARREN STREET LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/26/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Angelo F. Natoli, 50 Broad St Ste 1830, Ny, NY 10004. Purpose: General. JP#3823 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

330 East 38th Street LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/24/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Peter S Marx, Cpa, 462 Fashion Ave Fl 22, New York, NY 10018. Purpose: General. JP#3824 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Ej Townhouse LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/27/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Jonathan Herskovits, 20 West 16th St., New York, NY 10011. Purpose: General. JP#3825 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Fabricanti, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/14. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Peluso & Touger, Llp, 70 Lafayette Street 2ND FL, New York, NY 10013. Purpose: General. JP#3827 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

2746 Fulton LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/24/14. Office in Rockland Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 156 Adar Ct, Monsey, NY 10952. Purpose: General. JP#3828 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Midatlantic Energy Services, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/3/14. Office in Rockland Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Company, 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: General. JP#3829 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

La Palabra Court Reporting LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/8/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Rosa M. Zayas, 175 Main St Ste 18 7th Fl, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: General. JP#3830 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Led Inspire LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/7/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Stacie Alexiou, 94 Gail Dr, New Rochelle, NY 10805. Purpose: General. JP#3831 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Mattis Capital LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/3/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Alberto Sevillano, 777 Westchester Ave Ste 101, White Plains, NY 10604. Purpose: General. JP#3832 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Monkey Bar Collective LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/20/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Sharon Bilman, 5 Glenn Pl, Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706. Purpose: General. JP#3833 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Brio Bevy Events, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/6/14. Office in Westchester Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Incorp Services, Inc., One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Ave. Ste 805-A, Albany, NY 12210-2822. Purpose: General. JP#3834 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Tristate Realty Capital, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/30/13. Office in NY Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Company, 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: General. JP#3835 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

CM 175 LLC Arts of Org filed with NY Sec of State (SSNY) on 4/14/14. Office: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 175 Express St, Plainview, NY 11803. General Purposes. JP#3836 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qualification of CC Shredding Holdco LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/10/14. Office location: NY County. Princ. bus. addr.: 6800 Cintas Blvd., Mason, OH 45040. LLC formed in DE on 3/4/14. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: c/o The Corporation Trust Co., 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: document destruction, recycling and ancillary services. JP#3837 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Boxx of Colors LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/14/14. Office location: Westchester County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Boxx of Colors LLC, P.O. Box 115, Scarsdale, NY 10583, principal business address. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP#3839 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Name of LLC: Yoyo Consulting L.L.C. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State: 4/9/14. Office loc.: Westchester Co. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Business Filings Inc., 187 Wolf Rd., Ste. 101, Albany, NY 12205, regd. agt. upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful act. JP#3840 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qualification of Coleman Asset Management, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/14/14. Office location: Westchester County. Princ. bus. addr.: 136 Frank Ave., Mamaroneck, NY 10543. LLC formed in DE on 3/17/14. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o National Registered Agents, Inc., 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011. DE addr. of LLC: 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP#3841 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of LOW B MUSIC GROUP LLC. Art. of Org. filed w/Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/20/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent for service of process. SSNY shall mail process to 19 1/2 Stanhope, Bklyn, NY 11221. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP#3842 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14 NOTICE OF FORMATION of GRINDPOINT LLC. Art. of Org. filed w/Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/28/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent for service of process. SSNY shall mail process to 7014 13 Ave. #202, Bklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP#3843 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

N OT I C E O F F O R M AT I O N o f R G W PRODUCTIONS LLC. Art. of Org. filed w/Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/11/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent for service of process. SSNY shall mail process to 7014 13 Ave. #202, Bklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP#3844 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of IT RAINS WE POUR LLC. Art. of Org. filed w/Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/20/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent for service of process. SSNY shall mail process to 334 McGuinness Blvd. #2R, Bklyn, NY 11222. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP#3845 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of SOTRU, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/16/14. Office location: Rockland County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 300 Corporate Dr., Ste. 14, Blauvelt, NY 10913. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP#3846 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qualification of SARA (P2) VENTURES LLC Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/14/14. Office location: Rockland County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 01/13/14. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co. (CSC), 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. DE addr. of LLC: CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, Div. Of Corps., John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP#3847 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Park Arts, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/30/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Hecht & Co., 350 Fifth Ave., 68th Fl., NY, NY 10018. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP#3848 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qualification of Gopher Broke, L.P. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/2/14. Office location: New York County. Limited Partnership formed in California (CA) on 3/22/04. SSNY is designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 40 Cuttermill Rd, Ste 200, Great Neck, NY 11021. CA address of LP: 5670 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1530, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Cert. of Limited Partnership filed with CA Secy of State, 1500 11th St, 3rd Fl., Sacramento, CA 95814. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3860 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

JP#3849 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14 Notice of Formation of Sherwood 21 Retail LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/7/14. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 745 Fifth Ave., Ste. 1707, NY, NY 10151. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP#3850 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qual. of Park Avenue Tower Fee Owner LLC, Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/28/14. Office loc.: NY County. LLC org. in DE 1/9/14. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to NRAI, 111 Eighth Ave., NY, NY 10011, the Reg. Agt. upon whom proc. may be served. DE off. addr.: 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP#3851 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qual. of Benefit Street Credit Alpha IDF L.L.C., Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 9/4/13. Office loc.: NY County. LLC org. in DE 8/15/13. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to Att: Richard Byrne, 9 W. 57th St., Ste. 4700, NY, NY 10019. DE off. addr.: CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. JP#3852 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

57-63 MASPETH AVENUE, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/21/2012. Office loc: Rockland County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Christopher Rooney, 20 Van Zandt Drive, Pearl River, NY 10965. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. JP#3853 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Ovington Avenue 68th Street LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/1/2013. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1332 68th St., Brooklyn, NY 11219. Term: until 12/31/2111. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3854 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of GPFB, L.P. Certificate filed with Secy. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/15/2014. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 509 New York Ave., Baldwin, NY 11510. Name/address of each genl. ptr. available from SSNY. Term: until 4/14/2089. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3855 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of JAMS 58 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/3/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Loretta Carberry 134 Oceanside Avenue, Rockaway Point, NY 11697. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3856 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of JAMS 56 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/21/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Loretta Carberry 134 Oceanside Avenue, Rockaway Point, NY 11697. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3857 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of HINSDALE LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/16/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Lee & Kane, P.C., 2175 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3858 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of FLE GP, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/11/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 520 Franklin Ave, Ste 123, Garden City, NY 11530. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3861 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of FLX Family Limited Partnership. Cert. of Limited Partnership filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/11/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 520 Franklin Ave, Ste 123, Garden City, NY 11530. Purpose: any lawful activity. Last date to dissolve is 12/31/2100. JP#3862 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Optho Leasing LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/11/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 520 Franklin Ave, Ste 123, Garden City, NY 11530. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3863 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qualification of E-CIG CONNECTION LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/14/14. Office location: Richmond County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 2/10/14. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1811 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314. DE address of LLC: 1521 Concord Pke, Ste 301, Wilmington, DE 19810. Cert. of Formation filed with DE Secy of State, 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3864 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Price Driven, LLC Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/16/14. Office location: Westchester Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o Michael Stein, 163 Boulder Ridge Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP#3865 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of 56 Intervale Place Associates, LLC Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/16/14. Office location: Westchester Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to One Hunter Ave, Armonk, NY 10504. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP#3866 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Group f/64 LLC Art. of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/16/14. Office location: Rockland Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Scott Siegler, 122 East 42nd St, 17th Fl, New York, NY 10168. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP#3867 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qualification of Crowd Alliance USA LLC. Authority filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 6/6/13. LLC Formed in (DE) on 6/14/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207. DE address of LLC: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. Of Org. filed with DE Secy. Of State, Loockerman & Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3868 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Qualification of Asset Hedge II, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 12/19/13. LLC Formed in (DE) on 12/17/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207. DE address of LLC: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. Of Org. filed with DE Secy. Of State, Loockerman & Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3869 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of 28-90 Review Avenue Associates Holding Company LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/10/14. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 28-90 Review Ave., Long Island City, NY 11101. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3870 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of 16 Turtle Cove Drive LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/4/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 65 Pine St., Rockville Centre, NY 11570. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3871 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of Little Lily LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/31/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 7 Seely Ln., Sag Harbor, NY 11963. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3872 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14


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Notice of Formation of VAF Logistics LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/18/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 101 Vista Ln., Manorville, NY 11949. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3873 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, Number Pending for Liquor, Wine & Beer has been applied for by the undersigned To sell Liquor, Wine & Beer at retail in a Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 38-11 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, NY 11361 for on-premise consumption. KYMA Corp. JP# 3883 5/2,9/14

Suzumori Architecture PLLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 12/4/13. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 122 Sterling Pl. #2B Brooklyn, NY 11217. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3897 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Arlene Katzenberg, PHD Psychology PLLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 4/8/14. Office:Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 39 Archer Dr. Bronxville, NY 10708. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3911 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION of ZEST GLOBAL HEALTH, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 4/18/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o THE LLC, 730 Tanwood Dr., West Hempstead, NY, 11557. Purpose: all lawful activities. JP# 3884 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Skopia LLC Authority filed SSNY 2/25/14. Office:Nassau Co. LLC formed DE 1/2/14, and exists. SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served and shall mail copy to: 68 Richardson St. #504 Brooklyn, NY 11211. Cert of Regis. Filed DE SOS, 401 Federal St. Dover, DE 19903. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3898 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Arete Ob/Gyn Surgery, PLLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/14/14. Office:Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 1022 North Broadway Yonkers, NY 10701. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3912 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Qualification of Ocean Recovery East, LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/23/14. Office location: New York County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 4/11/14. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2804 Gateway Oaks Dr., #200, Sacramento, CA 95833. DE address of LLC: 2140 S. Dupont Hwy, Camden, DE 19934. Cert. of Formation filed with DE Secy of State, 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3924 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Pulsar Strategy, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/30/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Corporation Service Company, 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207, the registered agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3934 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Construction Alliance, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State SSNY 1/6/14. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. address and RA: c/o Ronald W. Myers 270 St. Nicholas Ave #4M New York, NY 10027. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3885 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Diaz Design Studio, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/2/14. Office: Rockland Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. bus. address & RA c/o Giovanni Diaz 110 W. Carlton Rd. Montebello, NY 10901. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3899 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Jme Group LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State SSNY 4/14/14. Office:NY Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. address and RA: c/o Javarro M Edwards 2375 Spencers Way Stone Mountain, GA 30087. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3886 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Innotimerecords LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 4/21/14. Office:Bronx Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 2173 Clinton Ave. #1A Bronx, NY 10457. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3900 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Life Lessons Psychological Services, PLLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 4/10/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to c/o CSC 80 State St. Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3887 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Duro Business Solutions LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/31/14. Office:Bronx Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 1231 Lafayette Ave. Flr. 2 Bronx, NY 10474. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3901 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Munyc Architecture PLLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/26/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 754 Carroll St. Brooklyn, NY 11215. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3888 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Envisions in Visions LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/31/14. Office: Bronx Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. address & RA c/o Justin Landon 4136 Gunther Ave. Bronx, NY 10466. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3902 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of 106 VL LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/10/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 573 S. Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10705. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3874 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of 110 VL LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/10/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 573 S. Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10705. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3875 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of Formation of NRP Food Solutions LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/15/13. Office location: Bronx County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Bklyn, NY 11228. Registered Agent upon whom process may be served: 7014 13th Ave., Ste. 202, Bklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP#3876 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

Notice of formation of MBA Healthcare Group, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/8/2014. Office location, County of Nassau. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Tenzer and Lunin LLP, 32 E. 57th St., 10th Fl., NY NY 10022. Purpose: any lawful act. JP#3877 4/25,5/2,9,16,23,30/14

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, Number 1276789 for On-premises Liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell Liquor, Wine & Beer at retail in a Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 820 10th Ave. New York, NY 10019 for on-premises consumption. Rojas Food Services LLC d/b/a INTI N.Y.C. JP#3878 4/25,5/2/14

The NYC Board of Standards and Appeals has scheduled a public hearing on the following application: Variance (§72-21) proposed to add a third and fourth floor to an existing school building, contrary to §24-11 floor area and lot coverage, §24521 maximum wall height, §24-35 side yard, §24-34 requires a 10’ front yard and §24-361 rear yard of the zoning resolution. R5 zoning district. Address: 600 McDonald Avenue aka 14 Avenue C, aka 377 Dahill Road, south west corner of Avenue C and McDonald Avenue 655’, 140’W, 15’N, 100’E, 586’N, 4”E, 54’N, 39.67’East, Block 5369, Lot 6, Borough of Brooklyn. Applicant: Moshe M. Friedman, P.E., for Cong Chasdei Belz Beth Malka,, owner. Community Board No.: 12BK This application, Cal. No.: 12113-BZ, has been calendared for Public Hearing *Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:00 A.M. session, in Spector Hall, 22 Reade Street, Borough of Manhattan. Interested persons or associations may appear at the hearing to present testimony regarding this application. This application can be reviewed at the Board offices, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. This notice is published by the applicant in accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Board of Standards and Appeals. Dated: 4/23/2014 Moshe M Friedman, Applicant *Please confirm hearing location by visiting www.nyc.gov/bsa or contact 212-386-0078. The BZ calendar will immediately follow the SOC and A calendars. JP# 3879 5/2,9/14

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, Number 1277337 for Restaurant Wine has been applied for by, to sell Beer & Wine at retail in a Chinese Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 769 57th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220 for on- premises consumption. Eastern Ocean One Inc. JP# 3880 5/2,9/14 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, Number 1277743 for Liquor, Beer & Wine has been applied for by the undersigned to sell Liquor, Beer & Wine at retail in a Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 907 Seneca Ave, Ridgewood, NY 11385 for on-premises consumption. Mt. Everest Indian Restaurant Inc. d/b/a Nepalese Indian Restaurant. JP# 3881 5/2,9/14

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, Number Pending for Liquor, Wine & Beer has been applied for by the undersigned To sell Liquor, Wine & Beer at retail in a Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 330 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580 for on-premise consumption. Lessing’s Inc. JP# 3882 5/2,9/14

536 Liberty Ave LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 4/11/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 685 E. 2nd St. Brooklyn, NY 11218. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3889 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Men’s Backstage LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/14/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 1138 Ocean Ave #6G Brooklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3890 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Brooklyn Delhi, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/6/14. Office: Kings County. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to its princ. business address and Registered Agent for LLC c/o Chitra Agrawal 117 E. Elliot Pl. #1A Brooklyn, NY 11217. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3891 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Lin’s Laundromat USA LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 12/11/13. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 1319 Foster Ave. B Brooklyn, NY 11230. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3892 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Givers and Takers LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 4/17/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 286 3rd Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11215. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3893 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

BUYBACK BOYS LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/3/14. Office:Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 136 Joralemon St. #4F Brooklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3894 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Color Bomb Couture LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/12/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. business address and registered agent of LLC c/o Danielle Acosta 889 Jefferson Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11221. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3895 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

RES Brooklyn, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/24/14. Office: Kings Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. business address and registered agent c/o Dogan Baruh 291 5th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11215. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3896 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Chapford Capital, L.P. Authority filed SSNY 4/10/14. Office:Westchester Co. LP formed DE, exists & located c/o ACS 1679 S. Dupont Highway Dover De 19901. GP: Nolex Management LLC 1 N. Lexington Ave. 11th Flr. White Plains, NY 10601. SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LP may be served and shall mail copy to: c/o Nolex Management LLC 1 N. Lexington Ave. 11th Flr. White Plains, NY 10601. Cert of Regis. Filed DE SOS 401 Federal St. #3 Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3913 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Caring with Joy, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 2/19/14. Office:Bronx Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. address & RA c/o Edna Sosa 1775 Walton Ave. #7F Bronx, NY 10453. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3903 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Simone ashley fitness LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/25/14. Office: Nassau Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. business address & RA: c/o Simone Weingarten 562 N Suffolk Ave. Massapequa, NY 11758. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3904 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Magnolia design group LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/24/14. Office: Nassau Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. business address & RA: c/o Linda Tejpaul 18 Colony Rd. Upper Brookville, NY 11545. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3905 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Vivid Hospitality LLC Authority filed SSNY 3/24/14. Office:NY Co. LLC formed IL 2/24/14, exists & located 344 N. Ogden Ave. Fl. 4 Chicago, IL 60607. SSNY design. agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served and shall mail copy to: CT Corporation System 111 Eighth Ave. New York, NY 10011. Cert of Regis. Filed IL SOS, 501 S. 2nd St. #351 Springfield, IL 62756. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3906 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Atlantic Wave LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/14/14. Office:Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. bus. address & RA c/o Chris Sanders 150 W. 28th St. #802A New York, NY 10001. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3907 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Sparkite LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/24/14. Office:Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 15 Ashington Dr. Ossining, NY 10562. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3908 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Reaching Incredible Heights, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/14/14. Office:Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 245 Mclean Ave. #10 Yonkers, NY 10705. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3909 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Masonson PR, LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 3/27/14. Office: Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to 86 Dimond Ave. Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567. Purpose: any lawful activity JP# 3910 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of TAD Mamaroneck Ave LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the NY Dept. of State on 4/9/14. Office location: Westchester County. NY Secretary of State (NYSS) designated agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to the LLC c/o Tonia A. Damiano, 4 Rittenhouse Rd., Bronxville, NY 10708. Purpose: Real estate sales, purchases, investments and management. JP# 3914 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of LJS Mamaroneck Ave. LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the NY Dept. of State on 4/9/14. Office location: Westchester County. NY Secretary of State (NYSS) designated agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to the LLC c/o Joseph J. Spagnolo Jr., 225 Stanley Ave., Apt. 204, Mamaroneck, NY 10543. Purpose: Real estate sales, purchases, investments and management. JP# 3915 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of DTM Realty LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the NY Dept. of State on 4/9/14. Office location: Westchester County. NY Secretary of State (NYSS) designated agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. NYSS shall mail a copy of any process to the LLC c/o Dana A. Damiano, 10 Leewood Cir., Apt. 6L, Eastchester, NY 10709. Purpose: Real estate sales, purchases, investments and management. JP# 3916 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of 980 Liberty Partners, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/11/14. Office location: Rockland County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Akiva Feinsod, 35 Mariner Way, Monsey, NY 10952. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3917 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Tudoost LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/3/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1 Barker Ave., Ste. 425, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3918 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

N o t i c e o f Fo r m a t i o n o f O n e C o r e Construction, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/10/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Berkman Law Firm, PO Box 217, Baldwin, NY 11510. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3919 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Node Scientific, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/25/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2 Livingston Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3920 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Post Road Gallery, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/1/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2128 Boston Post Rd., Larchmont, NY 10538. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3921 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of 2128 Boston Post Road, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 4/1/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2128 Boston Post Rd., Larchmont, NY 10538. Purpose: any lawful activities. JP# 3922 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of CMG WEALTH ADVISORS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/21/14. Office location: Rockland County. Princ. office of LLC: 67 E Central Ave., Pearl River, NY 10965. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JP# 3923 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: ZEELU11 REALTY LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/31/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Spiegel & Utrera P.A., P.C., 1 Maiden Lane, 5th Floor, New York, New York 10038, which also serves as the address of the registered agent. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. JP# 3925 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of formation of 340 CROTON LAKE ROAD LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/3/2014. Office location, County of Westchester. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Paul Zukowsky, ML Management Associates, Inc., 250 W. 57th St., 26th Fl., NY NY 10107. Purpose: any lawful act. JP# 3926 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of formation of T.D. FABRIZIO TIMEPIECES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/14/2013. Office location, County of Nassau. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1073 Little Whale Neck Rd., Merrick, NY 11566. Purpose: any lawful act. JP# 3927 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14 Notice of Formation of 329 QUINCY STREET LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/22/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 3200 Jason Drive, Bellmore, NY 11710. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3928 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Equity Resources, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/24/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Jaffe Ross & Light LLP, 880 Third Avenue, 15th Fl., New York, NY 10022. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3929 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of 1207 Nostrand LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/24/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Atkins & Breskin L.L.C., 133 Norfolk St., NY, NY 10002, Attn: Jerry Atkins. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3930 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14 Notice of Formation of 1201 Nostrand LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/8/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Atkins & Breskin L.L.C., 133 Norfolk St., NY, NY 10002, Attn: Jerry Atkins. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3931 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14 Notice of For mation of Kr itzer and Shorenstein Realty LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/21/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Marc Alan Kritzer, 1450 Broadway, NY, NY 10018. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3932 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14 Notice of Formation of ASPEN 6 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/21/14. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 3 Luckenbach Lane, Port Washington, NY 11050. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3933 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Jal & Jal LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 5/15/13. Office location: Erie County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 707 Cayuga Creek Rd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3936 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of 129 West End Avenue LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 3/31/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1463 80th St., Bklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3937 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Unlimited Smiles Orthodontics, PLLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/17/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Ives H. Tucker, D.D.S., 7000 Bay Parkway, Ste. L-AB, Brooklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: practice the profession of dentistry. JP# 3935 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Baby Vulcan LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/10/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 8675 Bay 16th St., Bklyn, NY 11214. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3938 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Redwood and Clay LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/1/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 51 W. 52nd St., 32nd Fl., NY, NY 10019. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3939 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Forever Standing Real Estate LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/18/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2045 74th St., Bklyn, NY 11204. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3940 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Prism International LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/29/12. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 7 Penn Plaza, Ste. 810, NY, NY 10001. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3941 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

N o t i c e o f Fo r m a t i o n o f T h e P i z z a Underground LLC. Ar ts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 1/30/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 355 Humboldt St., Bklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3942 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Brooklyn Vaper LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/14/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 240 Kent Ave., Unit 31, Bklyn, NY 11249. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3943 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of 130 North First LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/18/14. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 130 N. 1st St., Bklyn, NY 11249. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3944 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Amandelyn, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 10/21/13. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 130 Brighton 11th St., Bklyn, NY 11235. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3945 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of Bashit Properties LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 3/24/14. Office location: Westchester County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o Derin Edip Walden, Guadagno & Edip LLP, 100 South Bedford Rd., Suite 340, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, principal business address. Purpose: all lawful purposes. JP# 3946 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14

Notice of Formation of BRP Bronxchester LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/12/14. Office location: NY County. Princ. bus. addr.: 767 3rd Ave., 33rd Fl., NY, NY 10017. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful activity. JP# 3947 5/2,9,16,23,30,6/6/14


Friday, May 2, 2014

Miracle Of Israel’s Rebirth (Continued from Front Page)

Adler and Eli Jaffe’s musical genius cannot help but lift one heavenward. There are, of course, other magnificent synagogues. Los Angeles. Vienna. Budapest. Rome. New York. These and other cities around the globe boast wonderful houses of worship, filled too with the voices of angels. But the Great Synagogue is in Jerusalem. How can it help but fill one with inspiration? When Chazzan Adler chants the Ribbono shel Olam before the open Ark on the Yomim Noraim, I can feel the personal conversation he is having with God. “Fulfill my requests for good, grant my request, be mindful of us for deliverance and compassion...remember us for a good, long life…give us bread to eat, clothes to wear...” Every human need is articulated in this bakashah. Such a powerful prayer. But powerful as well are the prayers affirming the miracle of the rebirth of Israel in 1948, as well as the prayers affirming the ultimate sacrifice of those who gave their lives so that we could have a rebuilt Eretz Yisrael. “…[S]hield it under the wings of Your loving kindness and spread over it the Tabernacle of peace…. Strengthen the hands of the defenders of our Holy Land…crown them with the crown of victory…” How can one not be moved to tears as he reflects on the miracle of every stone and each blade of grass in this blessed land that God has ordained to return to His children after so many centuries of galut? I was born just weeks after the state’s own miraculous birth, as the War of Independence raged. My parents arrived in Palestine on the very last boat to sail from Romania. They were broken and degraded but they were determined to find renewal in the Holy Land. For my family, galut and geulah are not chapters in a history book. They are real life experiences. How could I not, then, stand in the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem and shed tears – tears of joy and tears of pain, tears that bear witness to the wholeness of our history, our suffering and our deliverance? Yet even as I cry – even as I listen to the sacred words of thanksgiving, joy, hope, and trepidation – I cannot help but think of Brooklyn – where hardly a synagogue even contemplates reciting these sacred words. How, given the reality of our history, can such a thing be?

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or my family, for me, Yom HaShoah and Yom Ha’Atzmaut have never been mere dates on the calendar but, rather, days filled with heart-piercing memories that demand reflection, remembrance, and, ultimately, by the grace of God, celebration. So it was for all other Jews I grew up with. We came together. We gave voice to the belief that We are One. One people in covenant with One God. Ultimately, that is the promise of our history. That is the power of our destiny. We may disagree – passionately – but when push has come to shove, we have stood as one community, united before God and our forebears. We are all interconnected with yesteryears, bound and committed to Mesorat Yisrael. Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks teaches that “…despite Judaism’s emphasis on the individual, it has a distinctive sense of what an individual is. We are not alone. There is no sense in Judaism of the atomic individual – the self in and for itself…. Instead, our identity is bound up horizontally with other individuals: our parents, spouse, children, neighbors, members of the community, fellow citizens, fellow Jews…. To be a Jew is to be a link in the chain of the generations, a character in the drama that began long before we were born and will continue long after our death.” It is imperative that we know our history. Otherwise, our lives lose their meaning. Knowing our history means our lives are not part of a long span of meaningless, ticking seconds. We are part of time filled with events and meaning, eras and epochs: Avot, Galut, Mitzrayim, Geulah, Midbar, the conquest of Eretz Yisrael, Shoftim, Melachim. Discrete eras; connected but unique and different. Not long before leaving this world, Moshe Rabbeinu said, “Remember the days of old; consider the generations long past. Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you.” Moshe Rabbeinu demanded that we know our history. How does one fulfill the obligation of Pesach – “In every generation, every person should see himself

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as if he personally came out of Egypt” – if one does not politics like no other issue. The haredim accuse the government of being evil, know his history? Once I was a slave. Now I am free. And yet we live in a time when whole Jewish com- of being a modern-day Amalek. The accusations are munities turn their backs to our history. During the baseless, of course. But the ugliness underlying the last seventy years – seventy years, not ancient histo- accusations is real. I understand that after sixty-five ry – we Jews have experienced two monumental his- years of military exemptions, change is wrenching – torical events – events unprecedented in our history. but were the exemptions ever justified? The general Israeli public could not understand Without wrestling with these two events, it is impossible to live as an enlightened Jew; it is impossible to why it had to defend and secure the land, sacrificing all, while there were those who were unwilling to live in the penumbra of God’s miracle. The Holocaust and the establishment of the state share that burden. Haredim talk of the “sanctity of Torah study.” Cerof Israel are seminal events. In Rabbi Berel Wein’s words, “these two cataclysmic events changed Jewish tainly Israel is not a nation without Torah. We know that. Today’s Torah world is nourished from its source society radically if not even permanently.” [Editor’s note: Rabbi Wein’s op-ed on the subject in Jerusalem. And so it will continue forever. For God has given us two gifts, Torah and Eretz Yisrael. Unappears on page 8.] But for a large segment of the Orthodox communi- like previous generations who beseeched God daily to ty, these events are not in any way recognized, com- return to Jerusalem, we are the privileged ones. We have returned. memorated or acknowledged. Many haredim deride those who seek to defend our A cynic was asked why Jewish history is not studied in yeshivas and haredi circles. He shrugged Jewish state. And yet it is nearly impossible to find a and answered, “That way they can write their own.” precedent in all of Tanach or Talmud where Jews did But fabricating one’s own version of history does not not defend their country together – and impossible to change the reality. The Haggadah clearly delineates find an exemption for a Jew not to fight alongside his the bitter galut we endured, but then demands that brethren because he is learning Torah. Joshua, Moshe’s successor we sing the Hallel, recognizing and talmid par excellence, the that we were rescued from that spiritual leader and commander galut and crossed the Yam Suf. of the first Jewish army in the Galut ended. Geulah arrived. land of Israel, was commanded In our own time, when the by God that the “Torah shall gates of Auschwitz were closed, not depart from your mouth day the gates of Haifa opened. and night…” and then for the Ignoring these two major remainder of the Book of Joshevents of our collective Jewish ua, this great leader goes out to history because they don’t fit battle together with all of his into some historical lexicon or people. theological dictionary is simply How ironic that those early absurd. The God of Galut is the pesukim in the first chapter of God of Geulah. It cannot be othJoshua are primary text sources erwise. for the mitzvah to learn Torah. Denying God’s gift to us, And what of David, Melech challenging it because many of Yisrael? The Psalmist himself? Israel’s founders were non- reHe went out to battle throughligious, characterizing the state out much of his tormented life with ugly obscenities, does not with a Torah scroll at his side. diminish its ultimate value and He personally and consistently certainly does not excuse our not led his men in battle. praying for its well-being every The Jerusalem Great Synagogue The Maccabees were kohanim minute of every day of our lives. in the Beit HaMikdash; MatityaRefusing to recognize that there is not a Jew in the world whose lot in life has hu was the Kohen Gadol and his son Judah was a koradically changed because there is an independent hen as well. But before they could serve their role in the Temple, they led the military revolt against the state of Israel is senseless. Worse, it transforms different groups into politi- Greek onslaught in the days of Chanukah. And who was a greater sage than Rabbi Akiva? cal enemies when they should not be. There are those who ask how God could have established a “secular, Didn’t he lead his students – yes, his students – to impure” country. The question and debate should not war under the leadership of Bar Kochba against the exist in a vacuum. The debate must factor in the reali- Roman occupation of Israel? Never before in Jewish history have religious Jews ty that Israel has the greatest concentration of Jews in the world, the greatest number of Torah talmidim in sat in the beit midrash rather than defend Jewish the world, the greatest and largest yeshivas, chassidic lives in our own land. Are we any less threatened tocommunities reborn, the most prolific Torah works, day than we were during Bar Kochba’s times? Is there any less reason today to defend Israel, where the and research in every facet of Torah scholarship. Israel represents the rebirth and rejuvenation world’s largest Jewish population lives and thrives, of every facet of Jewish life and lore that the Nazis than there was in the days of the Maccabees? Just a few weeks ago an elite group of haredi solsought to destroy in their crematoriums. Rav Avraham Pam, zt”l, renowned and beloved rosh yeshiva diers went on a dangerous mission to eliminate a terof Torah Vodaath, posited a cardinal rule of Jewish rorist cell ready to wreak havoc on Jewish lives. This history: Following every period of suffering, God em- group of soldiers demonstrated, as many others have braces His children with comfort and goodness, just over the years, that Torah and Eretz Yisrael not only like a father who hugs and consoles his son following can but must simultaneously be preserved, protected a tragedy. God never allows His children to teeter in and consecrated. Would that all Jews, wherever they live, took pain and agony. Rav Pam highlighted four such historical periods. note. God did not gift his people with the “holy land” The fourth one, he noted, was the period following the of Brooklyn or Monsey or Lakewood. He gave us the worst tragedy ever to befall the Jewish people – the Land of Israel and it is there that He expects us to Holocaust. Soon after, God hugged and embraced us find the means to live peacefully and respectfully towith hakamat Medinat Yisrael, the establishment of gether. History demands that we do at least that much. the state of Israel. For our God is a God of history. Knowledge of history erhaps the sorriest aspect of the failure to ac- is essential, as is knowledge of Torah and prayer. knowledge the miracle of Israel is the inability How do we know we are one? Because we know to see how important the Jewish state is to ev- what we share. Even with the divergence of our pracery Jew everywhere in the world and how every Jew tices, we share a history. must be ready to stand up to defend it. The modern thinker George Santayana famously As we prepare to celebrate Yom Ha’Atzmaut 5774, said, “Those who cannot remember the past are conthere is a black cloud above us. These past months demned to repeat it.” We Jews, for whom history is have seen ugly arguments and accusations that present and future, should heed his words. threaten the always fragile relationship between haredim and the general Israeli public. The question Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran is an educator, author of the draft and yeshiva students has roiled Israeli and lecturer. He can be reached at e1948s@aol.com.

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Torah & Psychological Insights Into Relationships By Rabbi Simcha Feuerman, LCSW Chaya Feuerman, LCSW

Thirteen Distorted Beliefs That Sabotage Marital Harmony (Part IV) One of Cognitive Behavior Therapy’s great contributions to the emotional health of mankind is its ability to identify the power of incorrect or maladaptive beliefs and how they shape our feelings. If a person can allow himself to question his thoughts and beliefs, and become less defensive, he can change the way he is affected by what happens to him. Over the past few weeks we have been discussing common incorrect beliefs that sabotage relationships and possible antidotes. Distorted Belief #7: I shouldn’t care about the needs and wishes of my spouse if they are selfish, irrational and don’t make sense. What is maladaptive about this belief: All human beings desire irrational things, in some way or another. The best chance for developing a loving and caring relationship is for each spouse to commit to making a reasonable effort to gratify the others needs and wishes, regardless of their rationality. While there are times when we cannot grant our spouse’s wishes because the personal cost is somehow too great, this should be a rare response. Correct Belief: Love is a decision of loyalty, not just an emotion. I can decide and commit to making every reasonable effort to gratify my spouse’s needs, requests and wishes, regardless of their rationality not because it is deserved but just because he or she is my spouse. Distorted Belief #8: My spouse must love my parents and my parents must love my spouse. What is maladaptive about this belief: Love between in-law relationships cannot be mandated and it is unrealistic to expect everything to go smoothly. To demand this of in-laws who often have strained relationships just adds confusion and

chaos. The Correct Belief is that you can expect respectful and courteous behavior from both parties. Respect is different than love. It is up to the blood-related child to set the boundaries straight and point out any mistakes in this regard. The loyalty must always be to one’s spouse over family as long as one’s decision is to stay married. Distorted Belief #9: When I am unhappy, not feeling well or have emotional needs, my spouse must take care of me. What is maladaptive about this belief: As adults we are responsible for our own care and happiness. We can hope for and request assistance, and actually should ask for help, as vulnerability helps bring about closeness and healthy interdependence. However, demanding or expecting help is a set-up for disappointments, power struggles and hostile, unhealthy dependency. Correct Belief: I can ask my spouse for help and share my vulnerabilities without feeling shame or fear. At the same time I can accept if my spouse is not able to help me, regardless if there is a “good” excuse or a “bad” excuse, and I can take steps to improve chances for attainment of my own happiness. Distorted Belief #10: If I am smarter than my spouse in some ways or all ways, he or she does not deserve my respect and I cannot love this person. What is maladaptive about this belief: Given the variety of human talents and weaknesses, all people will be less intelligent or inferior in some ways than some others. The world would be an ugly place if people who are superior to us did not respect our needs and concerns and didn’t take our ideas seriously. (Sometimes, a person may find

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After The Honeymoon By Moishe Herskowitz, MS., LCSW

‘Love At First Sight’ Dear Moishe, My wife and I have been married for 3½ years now, and have one child. Recently we went to meet with a rabbi in New York to discuss some marital issues that keep coming up. To my surprise he suggested that we get divorced and start all over with someone new! I don’t want to get divorced; I love my wife and my

son. Besides, our purpose in meeting with the rabbi was to make things better not worse. However, since we met with him things have gotten out of control. It seems my wife is smitten with this rabbi, and listens to every word he says. He told my wife not to go to marital counseling because this may change her mind about getting divorced. I would just like to add that this rabbi and her father have very similar personalities and traits and my in-laws seem to be supporting the divorce decision. The rabbi and my father-in-law both have a very firm “it’s my way or the high way” attitude. Distressed Dear Distressed, Let’s start with the family profile. It would seem that your father-in-law, the rabbi and your wife share a similar personality temperament, one we call “SJ.” Let me explain. There are four temperaments list-

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Seruv Listing The names listed below are Mesarev Ledin or have Harkhakot D’Rabbeinu Tam A Beth Din has issued a seruv against each person listed for a) withholding a Get upon being ordered to grant one, b) for refusing to appear before Beth Din in matters pertaining to a Get, c) for otherwise failing to follow the order of a Beth Din in matters pertaining to a Get. For the Halachot regarding how one should treat a person who is Mesarev Ledin, please consult a competent Orthodox rabbi. KURT SHMUEL FLASCHER of Brooklyn, New York, issued by Bet Din of Elizabeth, September 2002 JACOB MOSES BINSON of Montreal, Canada, issued by Bet Din Zedek of Montreal in August 2005 SHIMON KNOPFLER of Brooklyn, New York, issued by Beth Din of America, March 2009 STEVEN SCHER of Roanoke, Virginia, issued by Bet Din of America, November 2009 MEIR KIN of Los Angeles, California, issued by Rabbi Hershel Schachter, Rabbi Nachum Sauer, and Rabbi Avrohom Union, June 2010 CHANOCH LEBOVIC of Washington Heights/ Toronto/Brooklyn, issued by Beth Din Zedek, Kollel Avreichim March 2011 JUTE DAVID KESTLER of Fairlawn, New Jersey, issued by Beth Din of America, March 2012 YECHIEL FRIEDMAN of Elizabeth, New Jersey, issued by Beth Din of America, August 2013. DAVID NAHMANNY of Brooklyn, New York, issued by Beth Din of America, June 2012

himself in such a social or personal environment where people behave in this fashion and indeed it can be ugly.) Correct Belief: Compared to Hashem we are all insignificant, yet He loves and cares for our concerns equally. There is no reason not to respect and care about the ideas, thoughts and emotions of our spouse even if we feel ourselves to be smarter. In truth, we can almost always learn something from another person if we listen with an open mind.

ed in the Myers-Briggs Temperament Inventory; NF – Ideal Seekers; SP – Action Seekers; NT – Knowledge seekers; SJ – Duty seekers. People with “SJ” temperaments are, at their best, capable, organized, focused on the task at hand, conscientious, and hard working. At their worst, they are judgmental, controlling, rigid, inflexible, and close-minded. In plain English, this means that your wife’s temperament is very much similar to the rabbi and her father, and what’s worse is that all three, from your description, function on the negative side of an “SJ.” In general, people with this type of temperament have high expectations of themselves and others. When stressed, they can be pessimistic, and see no way out of difficult situations. This is why you’re getting very little support from your in-laws. Now here is where it gets interesting – it’s not by accident that opposites attract. In fact Hashem sets up couples that have opposite traits as an opportunity for each to help, learn, and heal the other. This healing takes place in the following manner: your wife was attracted to you for the very same reason she is upset with you – you are flexible, adaptable, and like

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IN OUR COMMUNITIES Sweet Things: The Bad And The Good… Dear Rachel, I don’t usually write letters to columnists, but I’m fuming and feel the need to unload. With the coming of Pesach, we were relieved to clear out all the junk with the chometz. I refer to all the undesirable edibles that came wrapped up as mishoach manos. Yesterday my five-year old came home from school with a massive pekeleh distributed by a birthday boy in his class. “Duvie” gushed about the large football cake they all got a nice slice of and made sure to tell me that when they offered seconds he was one of the takers. Birthday cake on occasion I can handle. But what really got to me was his green-colored mouth and purple tongue. A peek into the baggie told me more than I cared to know. There was enough junk in that bag to make five children ill. What was that birthday boy’s mother thinking?! Can she really be shepping nachas as she watches her own children gorging on all that horrible stuff disguised as goodies? My son also brought pekelach to school on his birthday. And, no, I didn’t pack them with carrot and celery sticks. Each pekeleh had a bag of chips, a lollipop, a fruit drink and a party favor/tchachke. And I can tell you that every child was thrilled and didn’t miss the “football cake” (the latest rage) an iota. After dinner that night, my son asked if he could have a treat from the baggie he had brought home. I offered him a piece of chocolate instead. He took it happily, and I not so happily tossed his still-full pekeleh in the trash (after he’d gone to bed). What a sorry waste of money! You’d think grownups would have enough sense not to load kids up with

all that junk. This takes the cake! Dear This, A young mother I was speaking with recently was looking forward to her own son’s upcoming upsherin (hair cutting) and decided to consult her almost 3-year old about what to fill his birthday pekelach with. The child thoughtfully and very innocently offered: “A chip, a lolli, a candy... (pause) …and a junk.” So there you have it. To young children, candy is great tasting food, and maybe some of it – like the sticky taffy Mommy seems to have a particular aversion to – can be considered junk. Unfortunately, it takes just one kid boasting a filled-to-the-hilt pekeleh to make others nag their own mothers into providing the same for them. Absolutely and outrageously senseless, I agree. Parents ought to know better. Re: A Put-Down Worth Putting Up With (Chronicles, April 4) Dear Rachel, The story by Rattled in Rockland County – the woman whose father-in-law let loose with a tirade when he thought his grandchildren were being deprived by their father of eating as much as they craved at the Shabbos table – came as a very good lesson on how to behave, and just in time for Yom Tov when families move in together and are bound to get on each other’s nerves. To my mind, everybody in the story reacted wisely and avoided what could have turned into a very

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Dear Rachel, Grandparents are for spoiling and parents are for disciplining. Moreover, the Zeidy who couldn’t take seeing his grandchildren denied the food they were intent on eating is most likely old school. Parents once upon a time would push their kids to eat, eat and eat, fearful that if their plates weren’t wiped clean, their children would suffer from malnutrition. As a result, many of these kids grew into obese adults with lifelong weight issue struggles. I would know… Re: Siblings: An Unbreakable Bond (Chronicles, March 21) Dear Rachel, A few weeks ago you featured an excerpt of an article written by Dr. Charles Krauthammer some time ago, in tribute to his older brother who had tragically passed away. The poignant piece spoke about their closeness and special bond since their childhood years. As I was reading, I couldn’t help but think that this type of relationship between siblings ought to be the rule rather than the exception. So what makes this particular one come across as so unique? Just thinking out loud Dear Just, Basically, most of us who may indeed have special relationships with our sibs simply lack Dr. Krauthammer’s intellectual wit and writing genius. We may be “feeling it” but could never convey our emotions via the written word in such extraordinary style. Furthermore, times have changed drastically. Can you picture two brothers (or sisters) on a summer getaway today being totally immersed in the moment, in one another, in the exhilarating environment of sun and blue skies and in the freedom from stress of work, school or what have you? I can’t. Unless they’ve left their laptops, iPhones and iPads behind. And the chances of that are…? Unfortunately, no matter how loving sisters, brothers or couples are to one another, they are more apt to be drawn in by the lure of their electronic devices than by the magic of a golden sunset enjoyed in the company of their loved ones on an intoxicating summer vacation day.

Three Tips for Choosing An Assisted-Living Home For Your Parent Seventy percent of people age 65 and older will need long-term care at some point in their lives, according to a 2014 study by CareScout, a division of Genworth Financial Services. “But that doesn’t mean they have to sacrifice their quality of life,” says Peder Johnsen, CEO of Concordis Senior Living, www.concordisseniorliving. com, which owns, operates and develops senior housing communities. “In fact, a person who needs some assistance with day-to-day living will often find he or she is much happier in a good assisted-living community with an atmosphere that reminds them of their former home.” And it doesn’t have to be outrageously priced, notes Johnsen. The median price for a private, onebed home in an ALF community is $42,000, he says, citing the CareScout report. By contrast, a semi-private nursing home bed costs a median $77,000 a year. But it’s up to prospective residents and their families to ascertain the quality of the community and whether it’s a good match for the person who will be living there. “ALFs are not federally regulated and states vary widely on the breadth of oversight they provide, so

you can’t necessarily rely on the law,” Johnsen says. “And don’t rely on salespeople either – that’s the biggest mistake people make.” There are, however, a number of easy ways to see if a home has a truly caring atmosphere and welltrained staff. Johnsen offers these tips: Ask to see the home’s state licensing survey, an assessment that usually includes inspections, audits, interviews with residents, etc. Every state has an ALF licensing agency and all have some form of survey system for ensuring that certain standards of quality are met, according to the Assisted Living Federation of America. “Requirements vary from state to state about how often the surveys are conducted and how the public can access the reports, but no matter what state you live in, you should be able to ask the ALF for its most recent report, or obtain it from the licensing agency,” Johnsen says. The surveys will tell you if problems were found – or not – and what the ALF did to address them. Visit the ALF during non-business hours. Go before breakfast or after dinner – times when the administrators aren’t around. What’s the atmosphere?

How do employees behave with the residents? “That’s a good time to talk to residents, too,” Johnsen says. Be a “mystery shopper,” he suggests. Pretend you’re just visiting the community – not scouting it out as a prospective customer. Ascertain how truly “homelike” the community is. In your own home, if you don’t feel like eating breakfast at 7:30 a.m., you don’t have to. You can have breakfast at 10. You can get snacks when you want them. “Depending on what’s important to your loved one, there are potentially many rules that can affect how ‘at home’ a person feels,” Johnsen says. “Some communities allow residents to have pets, others don’t. Some provide lots of activities. At some, residents can quickly and easily arrange for transportation or a service like hair styling.” Not every community can offer everything, he notes. That’s why it’s important to look for those features that are especially important to your loved one. Peder Johnsen is the CEO of Concordis Senior Living, which owns, operates and develops senior housing communities.


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FAMILY ISSUES on their own.

Mind Over Manners By Mrs. Rifka Schonfeld

Reading In A Digital Age Many years ago, I wrote a three-part article detailing the various stages of reading: phonological awareness, phonics, sight reading, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary, and spelling. While all seven of those categories contribute to successful reading, in this article I would like to focus on comprehension. More specifically, what reading comprehension looks like in a world in which many people read their news on the computer or when books come on tablets. What is Comprehension? Comprehension or “understanding” is perhaps the trickiest part of teaching students to read. Below, I have outlined what comprehension is according to several decades of literacy research. There are multiple levels of comprehension: Literal: Literal comprehension is what is actually stated such as facts and details and rote memorization. Common questions that illicit this type of thinking are who, what, when, and where. Inferential: Inferential comprehension is what is implied rather than explicitly stated such as drawing inferences, tapping into prior knowledge, making educated guesses, and reading between the lines. Common questions that illicit inferential comprehension are open-ended, thought-provoking questions. For example, why, what if, and how. Evaluative: Evaluative comprehension includes taking what is said (literal) and what is meant (inferential) and applying it to concepts or ideas beyond the situation. Key skills for evaluative comprehension include analyzing, synthesizing, and applying to new situations. Comprehension and Computers It’s important for children to develop all three levels of comprehension in order to truly understand what they are reading. However, researchers have noted that our brains are changing to adapt to the digital information we receive on a daily basis. Maryanne Wolf, a cognitive neuroscientist at

Tufts University, explains that the brain was not built for reading, but adapted after the emergence of Egyptian hieroglyphics, Chinese paper, and of course the printing press. The reading that is done on paper is called “linear” reading. It is sequential and moves from sentence to sentence and page to page. This type of reading will sometimes have pictures interspersed with the text, but does not generally have many distractions. Reading in print also gives us the ability to remember information based on its placement in the book. For example, if you read about a character dying on a page with several lines of dialogue right after a long paragraph, you can visually spot that passage. When reading off a digital device, our brain reads in a “non-linear” fashion. That is, instead of reading from line to line and page to page, our brain skims, picks out key words, and moves on to the next thing. This would not be bad – but what researchers have concluded is that this “non-linear” reading is less productive across all levels of comprehension. A 2012 study done on Israeli engineering students, students who had grown up in a digital world, asked participants to read the same text on screens and on paper in a specific amount of time. While the students believed that they had better comprehended the material presented on the screen, later tests revealed that their comprehension of the paper text was significantly better. While is it possible to be a “bi-literate” reader (someone who reads well both linearly and non-linearly), many literature lovers and scientists are calling for a “slow reading” movement, indicating that people need to take time away from their non-linear reading in order to engage in more linear reading. Creating a “Slow Reading” Home Because reading is such an integral part of our education and our lives, it is essential that we get our kids reading. Karen Powers, a writer, teacher, and librarian, provides parents with foolproof rules that she guarantees will get children to love reading

An acclaimed educator and education consultant, Mrs. Rifka Schonfeld has served the Jewish community for close to thirty years. She founded and directs the widely-acclaimed educational program, SOS, servicing all grade levels in secular as well as Hebrew studies. A kriah and reading specialist, she also offers evaluations G.E.D. preparation, social skills training and shidduch coaching. She can be reached at 718-382-5437 or rifkaschonfeld@verizon.net.

Create the right environment. Just like people cannot learn to cook without the ingredients, so too children cannot learn to read without books. Surround your children with books both in the home and outside of it. A study done in Australia showed that children who have more than thirty books of their own were more likely to enjoy reading than those who had few books. If you can’t afford to buy a lot of books, check out second-hand and used books stores. Be a role model. If you want your children to speak respectfully to others, you teach them by example. The same goes for reading. If you want to teach your children to read, spend time reading yourself. Let them see you enjoying your time with books. You are a role model for them in everything you do – reading included. It is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the books your children are reading. Additionally, set aside a designated time for reading in your household – maybe getting into bed a half hour early to curl up with a book. Read to them. Everybody loves a story. Even older children enjoy being read to – with dramatic pauses and cliffhangers. The more you read to them, the more they will enjoy reading themselves. Redefine book. Many parents define books as short stories or novels; however, the benefits of reading come from sustained reading. Therefore, as Karen Powers points out, the Guinness Book of World Records, a seemingly simple non-fiction book, can be a great way to get boys reading for lengthily periods of time. This, in turn, helps them become reflective about their reading, which develops critical thinking skills. Don’t be a book snob. There might be books that you feel are low-level or less important. In reality, though, reading low-level books that your children enjoy might help them fall in love with reading, which will make it more likely for them to pick up a classic. Ask an expert. When you have a medical problem, you see a doctor. If you have a problem with your car, you see a mechanic. And, if you have a problem with reading, it’s best to get advice on books. People who read and deal with books – teachers, librarians and bookshop owners – are the best to ask for suggestions of books that your children will love. Make reading routine. We have so many routines in our lives – brushing our teeth morning and night, and washing our hands before we eat. Why not include a reading routine as well? When we make reading part of our daily or weekly schedule, we teach our children to pick up a book without even thinking about it.

How To Beat Male Depression Despite what you may have heard, depression affects men as profoundly as it does women. Symptoms include feelings of hopelessness, guilt or helplessness, low mood and an inability to feel pleasure, lack of energy and insomnia. Compounding the problem is the fact that men can find it difficult to reach out and ask for help with depression. Reaching out can make men feel unmanly and weak. However, there are things that can be done to minimize the effects. Talk to people. While men often find it difficult to talk about depression, they’re more likely to talk about depression-related symptoms they might experience, like insomnia or lack of energy. Talking to a doctor is a good place to start, as it may help diagnose the root cause of the symptoms. Don’t bottle up your feelings. If you’ve had a blow out with someone, tell someone about it. Alleviate the tension that can build up inside. Stay active. Exercise benefits both the body and mind, and not only helps you sleep better, it’s a great stress relief and an effective way to shed excess pounds. Recent studies are now linking depression

to obesity. At the very least, you’ll look better with regular exercise. Chances are, you’ll feel better too. Maintain a healthy diet, with lots of fruits and vegetables. Some of the best depression-fighting foods include brown rice, whole grains, leafy vegetables and oily fish. Salmon, herring, mackerel and sardines are all high in the omega-3 fatty acid EPA. In a 2002 clinical study, researchers found that participants who took a gram of fish oil each day experienced a 50% reduction in depressive symptoms, including insomnia, feelings of hopelessness and suicidal thoughts. Stay away from processed foods and foods that are high in fat and sugar. Also avoid excessive caffeine and alcohol, which can make depressive symptoms much worse. Practice relaxation techniques and exercises like yoga. Have a massage, or practice aroma therapy. Lemon oil, for example, is a powerful anti-depressant and clinical studies have shown it can reduce stress. Try to sleep between seven and eight hours a night. This can be difficult as insomnia is a common depressive symptom. Therefore, practice good sleep hygiene. Make your bedroom an inviting place to

sleep. Keep it dark and cool and avoid coffee and stimulants before going to bed. Having said this, try not to get upset if you can’t sleep. Avoid sleeping pills, and with enough healthy lifestyle factors, you’ll eventually sleep better. Don’t forget to do something you enjoy! Spend time on a hobby or something you enjoy. Maybe it’s golfing. Maybe you’re a stamp collector. Whatever you enjoy, spend some time to do it. And if it gets you outside when the sun is shining, even better. Review your lifestyle. Many men who experience depressive symptoms are also perfectionists. In some cases it can be wise to reduce expectations or workload. Or even explore the options of a new career. If nothing else, take a break from your regular routine. A vacation can do wonders for your life perspective, but even a few days, or a few hours can help. Depression in men is a serious issue that can have far-reaching consequences. But it doesn’t have to. With the tips you’ve found in this article you’re equipped to manage depression and minimize the disruption it can create in either your life, or someone you know.


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Re: Haftarah Happenings, 3-21 The bones are like stones. Hashem can raise up the children of Avraham from either. The question is, are you living, or are you already dead? Is your heart of stone, and are you already dry bones, or are you of flesh and blood? Hashem can save a repentant one even as he slips into death, provided it is a true repentance. I have personally seen this last instant repentance happen. That is what I get out of Ezekiel’s vision.

Gary Harper Re: The Community That Dwells In Remote Mountains, 4-18 My thanks to the author for writing such a great article. I was just explaining the history of our people to an American friend earlier and I googled “Mountain Jews” so that I could send him something brief about it – and up came your article. I found it quite gratifying on a personal level but also impressive for its historical accuracy. I thoroughly enjoyed it and have sent it to a few people already. Though I haven’t been in seminary, I���ve had a difficult experience over the years encountering people who know of our community.

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I always enjoy the column by Rachel Bluth, but the one in the April 18th issue, “My Mother’s Eyes”, was exceptional. All of us who have been blessed with grandchildren have dealt with the dilemma of “how much to say, how much to request” of our children in the naming of their children.  It is easy when they ask for our thoughts but when they don’t we have to weigh our actions very carefully. I think we can make suggestions, if we add that the choice is ultimately theirs. I have always felt that when a child is named for a departed family member, a little piece of that person’s neshama enters the newborn, and so the generations live on.  It is not a coincidence that people will remark on a child named for a grandparent or great-grandparent, that the boy or girl reminds them of that person.

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T O R A H & H A S H K A FA Miracles occur for us all the

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time, but since we are so used to them, we do not view them as anything special.

BY RABBI ELIEZER M. NIEHAUS

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem The Leil Shabbos Discovery Zone

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n the end of this week’s sedra, Parshas Emor, we find the story of the Megadef – the Blasphemer. According to one midrash, he began by making fun of the fact that in the Mishkan and Beis Hamikdash, the lechem hapanim, the Showbread, was eaten at least nine days after it was baked. It was made on Erev Shabbos, placed on the Shulchan the next day, and was only eaten a week later. “Since when does a king eat cold, stale bread?” he scoffed. In truth, the joke was on him! Chazal tell us (Chagiga 26b) that the lechem hapanim stayed totally fresh and was still hot even a week later. So much so, says the Ritva (on that Gemara), that when they showed the lechem hapanim to all those who had come for the Chag, everyone could see the steam rising from it as if it had just come out of the oven. So how could he have said that it was cold and stale? The answer is that if a person wants to deny Hashem’s existence, he won’t even notice the outright miracles that take place right in front of his eyes! Missing the Boat Last week, on the final day of Pesach, we celebrated the spectacular splitting of the Yam Suf. The pasuk (Shemos 14:21) tells us that the entire night Hashem caused a strong eastern wind to blow, and finally, in the morning, the sea split. It is quite obvious that even if all the winds of the world would blow, a sea does not split, certainly not as it did then! The water rose on either side of Bnei Yisrael like brick walls, and over their heads like a protective arch, reaching a height of 900 miles, according to one opinion. So what was the point of the winds? Rav Yaakov Naiman zt”l (Rosh Yeshiva of Ohr Yisroel

in Petach Tikveh) in Sefer Darkei Mussar (page 312) quotes the Sefer HaChinuch (Mitzva 132) that it was to give people the ability to deny that it was a miracle. A person who wants to deny the existence of Hashem, and the fact that He is running the world, is willing to entertain even the most absurd possibilities. Rav Naiman continues that we thank Hashem in Shemoneh Esrei for “ni’secha shebichol yom emanu, val nifliosecha shebichol eis – for Your miracles that are with us every day, and for Your wonders and Your benefits at every time.” Miracles occur for us all the time, but since we are so used to them, we do not view them as anything special. However, all we need to do is open our eyes and see how Hashem is not only protecting the Jewish nation in the most

The more we are aware of Hashem’s involvement in our lives, the more we will act accordingly. miraculous ways but also taking care of us in our daily lives. We are so busy taking care of our personal needs, though, that we don’t see it. Therefore, Hashem gave us Shabbos in order to strengthen this awareness. In the past (February 7, 2014) we pointed

out that there are three different parts of Shabbos and each has its own emphasis. Friday night corresponds to Shabbos B’reishis, the time when Hashem caused His Glory to dwell in this world. That is why we say “Vayechulu” in shul on

Friday night, and testify that Hashem is the Creator. Afterwards, in order to involve our family in this great truth, we say it again at home with a silver becher (cup) of wine. The Sefer HaChinuch explains (Mitzva 31) that we do so because wine causes excitement, and human nature is to get drawn after the actions we do. Making this statement with great excitement will cause it to become more real to us. A Feast of Faith But we shouldn’t stop with Kiddush – the entire Friday night meal can be an opportunity to internalize the lesson that Hashem created the world and is constantly doing miracles for us. Here are a few examples, using Rav Avigdor Miller’s techniques to discover Hashem everywhere. Let us start with the delicious challos. Are you aware that you are eating a con-

coction of wheat seeds, dirt, and rain? Just a little while ago the farmer planted a seed deep in the tasteless dirt. Down came the rain, and up came a stalk of wheat. Who taught the ground how to do that? Then we took the kernels, ground them into a white powder, then mixed in water, yeast, and other ingredients. It then began to rise, doubling in size! We placed it in a burning hot oven and out came these golden challos, crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Why does flour react this way? As we chew our challah, let us think about all the wonders Hashem did so that we should receive this delicacy. Next we have chicken. What do chickens eat? Corn, seeds, and other things. And yet, chicken always has that same texture and delicious flavor which we savor with each bite. Who developed that amazing machine, which turns these inedible materials into an amazing food? How about what we drink? No need for all those sugar drinks – a plain cup of water can fill us with joy! In addition to enjoying the refreshing feeling of water as it quenches our thirst, we can experience how much Hashem is doing for us constantly. This cup of water may have originated thousands of miles away in the middle of the ocean, full of salt and other chemicals. Hashem caused the sun to pour tons of energy into the sea, evaporating the water and leaving all impurities behind. The wind kicked in and transported the clouds to the mountains where the cold air caused them to condense into water. Then the water came down, not as a gushing jet that would Continued on page 4


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T O R A H & H A S H K A FA

L’rtzonchem: Accepting His Will TORAH

Parshas Emor appears to be as diverse as a parsha can be.

BY RABBI RABBI DOVID MILLER

It begins with the laws of tumah forKohanim, moves over to laws of sacrifices, laws of holidays and ends with the story of one who cursed Hashem. A key to the underlying unity of the parsha can be found in the commentary of the Ketav Sofer on the verse, “And when you offer a thanksgiving sacrifice to G-d, offer it l’rtzonchem,” with your good will (Vayikra, 22, 29). A thanksgiving sacrifice brought by a person saved from a dangerous condition commemorates a minor miracle. The Ketav Sofer points out that although it would appear that the individual is thrilled with the result and automatically brings the korban with a tremendous feeling of gratitude, in reality the entire situation is against his will. He would have rather not been in danger and not need to be saved in the first place! Therefore, the Torah specifies, bring the sacrifice with all your good will, “l’rtzonchem.” Bring it out of a feeling that all that G-d does, even the illness, the

imprisonment, the pain and suffering is all for the best – that G-d loves those He tests. I believe this perspective serves as the glue that connects the pieces of Parshat Emor together. At the end of the parsha when the individual cursed, he did it out of anger with G-d that he did not receive a portion of the land with the tribe of Dan. He may have had a very noble motive in desiring to be a full member of Bnei Yisrael and share in their destiny. However, to curse G-d for that inability is the opposite of “l’rzonchem”of accepting G-d’s will that he serve G-d from outside the camp of Israel, rather than inside. This theme also runs through the beginning of the parsha, where we find commandments of how a Kohen is to relate to four different situations, which, if they occurred to us or someone we loved, we would surely cause us to complain to G-d. 1) The commandments regarding death and suffering, 2) the

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vegetables and fruits, but why not try it on your own?

destroy all the plants and grass and make life miserable for us, but as small gentle raindrops. Whatever is not used eventually makes its way back to the sea where it starts all over again. The water we drink is the same water that Avrohom Avinu’s generation drank – and it is just as clean and fresh as ever! We could continue to examine the

Worthwhile Efforts Strengthening our emunah in Hashem will affect all of our avodas Hashem. First, the more we are aware of Hashem’s involvement in our lives, the more we will act accordingly. But most of all, the Rambam tells us (Yesodei Hatorah 2:2) that when we see how great Hashem is, we will have a great desire to be close to

Him and try to perform His mitzvos with more perfection, in order to gain a closer connection to Him. The burning fire of love that will be ignited in our hearts will be so strong that all the waters of the world will not be able to extinguish it. This feeling of love will give us the strength to weather the storms we face, and withstand any challenges that may arrive during the coming week. When we realize that Hashem, Who is so great, is taking care of us and loves us, we will

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Kohen’s being blemished which renders him unable to take part in the avoda in the Beis HaMikdash, 3) the Kohen becoming tamei, also excluding him from his unique tasks, and 4) a sacrifice possessing a blemish, which prevents its owner from bringing it as a korban. Perhaps the message is that all these siuations should be accepted “l’rtzonchem.” In Pirkei Avot it states, “Don’t say when I have time, I will learn – perhaps you will never have time.” The Slonimer Rebbe explains, perhaps G-d wants us specifically to learn Torah in a framework of not having time. That is also our challenge – to learn Torah properly under difficult circumstances and feel it is “l’rtzonchem.” Rabbi Dovid Miller serves as a Rosh Yeshiva at YU-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and Rosh Kollel of the Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss Institute in Jerusalem.  

be able to view all the things that happen to us in our daily lives as part of Hashem’s master plan, a plan that has been tailor-made for each one of us. Rabbi Niehaus grew up in Los Angeles, attended Yeshiva Gedolah High School, and subsequently Yeshivas Toras Moshe in Yerushalayim. He is the Rosh Kollel of the Zichron Aron Yaakov Night Kollel in Kiryat Sefer, Israel, and lectures for the English-speaking public. He can be contacted at kollel.zay@gmail.com.


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T O R A H & H A S H K A FA

Miriam

Eishes Chayil BY BREINDY REISS

“‘Chagra bi’oz masneha… She acted quickly…’: this

refers to Miriam who, before Moshe’s birth, said [in prophecy]: ‘In the future my mother will give birth to a son who will save Bnei Yisrael.’ When he [Moshe] was born and the burden of the kingdom became harsher for them, her father [Amram] got up…saying: ‘Where is your prophesy?’...Despite this, she was adamant about [the truth of] her prophecy as it says, ‘And his sister stood from a distance (to see what would happen to him)” (Shemos 2:4) – Medrash Mishlei 31 Miriam was five years old when she said this prophecy to her father (Eyn Yaakov, Sota 12, and Maharsha). Rashi writes that when Amram, the leader of the Jewish people, heard Pharaoh’s decree that all male children should be thrown into the Nile River, he divorced his wife, Yocheved. All the men followed his example. It was then that Miriam prophesized to her father that his decree was harsher than Pharaoh’s, noting that the collective separations would result in no more girls as well. Amram remarried Yocheved and all the men again followed his example (Rashi, Shemos 2:1). Medrash Mishlei and others teach that Miriam also prophesized that Yocheved would give birth to a son who would redeem Bnei Yisrael. Three months after his birth, when Moshe could no longer be hidden, Amram questioned the veracity of Miriam’s prophesy. Despite this, Miriam was determined that she had seen a true prophecy, so she hurried to the river to see what would happen to her brother. She had no doubt that he would be saved (Kli Yakar on Shemos 2:7). She eagerly ran to the princess of Egypt and cleverly arranged for her mother to become his nursemaid. Rashi adds that Miriam had the fine trait of acting quickly (Shemos 2:8). The middah of zrizus, alacrity, is one of the important traits that Rav Moshe Chaim Luzzato speaks about in his classic work Mesilas Yeshorim. By working on perfect-

ing one’s character traits, a person can attain the level of Ruach Hakodesh. Zrizus is a fundamental trait and Miriam attained this perfection at such a young age. In addition to alacrity, Miriam had tremendous self-determination. She remained quiet and was most respectful to her father despite his criticism. At the same time she had no doubt that she had received a true revelation and, as we said, went quickly to the bank of the river to see how her prophecy would come about. Likewise, the following midrash shows her self-determination even in her dealings with the tyrant Pharaoh.

would say, ‘It [the newborn] is dead.’ Another meaning…she turned Bnei Yisrael towards the direction of Hashem. Another meaning… she brazenly looked at Pharaoh and she raised her nose against him and she said to him, ‘Woe to such a man when Hashem will come to punish him!’ Pharaoh became furious with her [and wanted to] kill her! Shifrah was trying to pacify the [harsh] words of her daughter and tried to appease [him] concerning her. She said to him, ‘You take her seriously? She is merely a child and doesn’t know anything!’” (Shemos Rabbah 1:13). Chazal describe how both Shifrah and Puah defied Pharaoh’s orders to kill the

“Rabi Shmuel the son of Rabi Nachman said, ‘[The midwives were] a mother and her daughter, Yocheved and Miriam, and Miriam was just five years of age…she went with her mother and helped her and she was quick. When a child is young he is recognizable [as having certain predispositions]. This is what Shlomo said (in Mishlei 20:11), ‘Also in his actions, a youngster is recognizable’…[She was called] Puah because she would resuscitate a newborn [puah means to revive] when they

male infants at birth. They feared Hashem exceedingly and thus courageously withstood this test. But they did not stop there. Yocheved and Miriam established the largest “Kimpatorin” aid society ever: “…there were those [new mothers] who were impoverished and they [Yocheved and Miriam] collected water and food from the wellto-do women, and they sustained the newborn males. There were some newborns who were to be born crippled or blind or wounded or who

would need a limb severed so they could come out. So what did they do? They would stand and daven before Hashem, ‘You know that we did not follow the words of Pharaoh; we wish to keep Your words. Master of the Universe, allow the infant to be born peacefully so that none of the Jews speak against us saying: ‘(The infants) were born with defects because they (the midwives) tried to kill them.’” Immediately, the Blessed One Be He listened to their voices and the infants came out complete. Said Reb Levi… ‘Some infants die at childbirth or their mother are endangered by them and die after they are born, and so they (Yocheved and Miriam) stood in prayer and would say: ‘Master of the Universe …let them live now so that the Jews not say, “They (the midwives) killed them.” And the Holy One Blessed Be He harkened to their prayers. Therefore (it says), ‘And they caused the children to live.’” Shemos Rabba 1:15 Both midwives were rewarded for defying Pharaoh and for going beyond measure to sustain the infants and their mothers after childbirth. It was their prayers which kept the mothers healthy and caused an end to birth defects and infant immortality. In addition, Yocheved merited that Kohanim and Leviim descended from her, whereas Miriam became the mother of Malchus Beis Dovid (Shemos Rabbah 1:21). Both Miriam and David were neviim. Miriam sustained Bnei Yisrael through her tefillos as did David HaMelech. Miriam provided water for her people in the desert, as did David during the time of great drought. Miriam was determined to defy the tyranny of her times and David defied Golias and fought the enemies of Yisrael. Miriam taught us faith in Hashem and Tehillim is filled with lessons in bitachon. She led the women to praise Hashem at the splitting of the sea and David bequeathed to us the beautiful words of Hallel. At this time of year, when we celebrate our freedom from bondage, it is fitting that we remember Miriam and pray that we merit the return of the Davidic dynasty to its full glory.


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ADVICE & OPINION

Dear Dr. Yael

Controlling The Uncontrollable Child

BY YAEL RESPLER, PH.D. WITH ORIT RESPLER-HERMAN, PSY.D.

ative persistence (stubbornness Dear Dr. Yael: and husb my ng drivi is hter daug old yearand prone to Our fourand often lains comp er, whin a is She . crazy tantrums) and me active, very also is She tion. atten of lot a need to s and low senseem difficult has difficulty sitting still, and seems to be more sory threshold at home than in school or among outsiders. (physical le, Her teachers think she is a little tough to hand sensitivishe has but that she is bright. But when she is with us, ty to colask of problems sharing and rejects most of what we or, light, lly, our her. She simply does not listen to us. Additiona sound, ums, and daughter gets easily upset, has frequent tantr taste, smell or temhas a hard time adapting to anything new. perature). Some “difbayis, Her behavior is beginning to affect our shalom ficult children” have le her. as my husband and I argue about how to hand . initial withdrawal edgy The stress she causes us often makes us more , hand (shyness and a reOur adorable two-year-old son, on the other . served attitude tohas a very lovable, easygoing personality were but D, ADH ward new people and We had our daughter tested for send we ld Shou rum. in new situations); told that she is not on that spect you Do py? thera for go we ld poor adaptability her for therapy or shou a such at hter daug our for py (trouble adjusting to suggest child thera change in routine or young age? Going Crazy activity) and a negative mood (crankiness). The extent of a child’s difficulties can be assessed by Dear Going Crazy: As a professional psychotherapist who the amount and intensity of these temcounsels parents and runs parent work- peraments. Based on the information you’ve supshops, I must urge you strongly to seek professional help to assess the situation plied, I would suggest the following tips, more carefully. Every situation is different, although I urge you to seek formal profesbut I generally prefer that parents attend sional help. (The following ideas on how therapy for themselves before taking a to deal with difficult children are taken young child. Effective parenting will most from Dr. Turecki’s expertise in this field, often be enough to handle most child/ along with my perspectives. Professional counseling will help you put these ideas parent relationship situations. If your child is articulate, however, it into action.) 1) Can you handle the problem effecmay be helpful to go to a child psychologist who specializes in parenting and tively as it arises? This will be determined child therapy. This would kill two birds after examining your feelings and mood. If you conclude that you are unable to deal with one stone. It appears that your child is in “the dif- rationally with your daughter when she’s ficult child” category. Dr. Stanley Turecki, acting out, give yourself a timeout. Explain in his book, The Difficult Child, relates that to her that you’re upset and need this time a difficult child has one of these issues: a to regain your composure. 2) Become a parent/leader. Try as best high activity level (restlessness, fidgetiness, and out-of-control impulsiveness); high you can to become as neutral a participant distractibility (difficulty maintaining fo- as possible during the challenging times. cus); high intensity (loudness and forceful- Make a concerted effort to remove your ness); irregularity (unpredictability); neg- feelings from the situation. Don’t feel as if

your daughter is purposely trying to hurt you. By changing your outlook on the situation, you will become calmer and better able to handle the circumstances. 3) “Frame” your child’s behavior by analyzing her overall actions. Keep a log of how and when she makes it unbearable for you to handle her. This will help you establish patterns of behavior, and hopefully determine what is behind her actions. Remember that children usually have a reason for acting the way they do; perhaps your daughter acts out due to over-stimulation. Maybe she’s hungry or tired – or knows that she will eventually get her way. If she’s hungry or tired no parent strategies will calm her, except by taking care of her needs. If these are not the case, consider ignoring her tantrum so she begins to understand that you will not submit to her whims. If at home, send her to her room and explain that while you love her and want her to rejoin you, that can only happen when she becomes calm. Once you stay the course by disciplining her this way, she will get the message that she cannot simply do as she pleases. But you must stay firm. If you are in public, you can still ride out her tantrum. Although it’s embarrassing to have to publicly deal with a child’s fit, all children have them and it’s not something that other parents have not seen or experienced. Simply take your daughter home as quickly as possible. 4) Does your child’s behavior reflect a problem in temperament? If this is the case, you must manage her conduct as opposed to punishing her for her behavior. Help your daughter learn to become calm when she is upset. Have her take slow, deep breaths. Practice this strategy with your daughter during her calm periods so she can use it when she is upset. Blowing bubbles is a fun way to practice deep breathing. This will help her imagine a calm scene. 5) Is her uncontrollable behavior really important to you? If not, ignore it. You need

to pick your battles; otherwise your life will be one constant brawl. Use what is called “planned ignoring,” a technique whereby you pretend that you do not see what is going on and hope that your daughter’s misbehavior passes quickly. Concurrently, praise any positive behavior you witness, thus redirecting your daughter’s attention and – hopefully – reinforcing the positive behavior. Humor is also a great tool to use. If your daughter says no when you ask her to do something, smile and say, “Oh, is it opposite day? I guess this means that you will do it with pleasure. Thank you, my beautiful mitzvah girl.” 6) If your daughter’s uncontrollable behavior is important to you, be firm with her. Do not let her step all over you. Impress upon her that no means no. You need not get your message across by yelling at her. Being firm in a loving and calm voice goes a long way. In addition to these strategies, include your daughter in your activities and explain to her what those activities entail. And always make an extra effort to inquire about what else may be going on in her mind that is causing her intolerable behavior. If you can’t figure this out on your own, take her to a child psychologist. I wish you hatzlachah in remedying your challenging situation! Dr. Yael Respler is a psychotherapist in private practice who provides marital, dating, and family counceling, and deals with problems in the intamite marital relationship. She can be reached at 718-259-4965 or at DearDrYael@ aol.com. Dr. Orit Respler-Herman, a child psychologist, co-authors this column and is now a private practice providing complete pychological evaluations as well as child and adolescent therapy. She call be reached at 917-679-1612. Previous columns can be viewed at www. jewishpress.com and archives of Dr. Respler’s radio shows can be found at www.dryaelrespler. com.


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ADVICE & OPINION The Person Behind The Chair... And Beyond

The Search For Tax Receipts There is Light at the End of the Tunnel

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ecently I shared the frustration I felt over tracking down tax receipts. This is the first year here in Canada that the government has waived the requirement that charitable receipts be submitted with your tax return. However, as my accountant warned me, have them ready should they be asked for.   And so I spent an interminable amount of time calling various tzeddakah institutions that I have contributed to, trying to get the receipts that should have been sent to me months ago. In most cases I needed to call the organizations several times before I got the courtesy of a response, and more often than not was redirected and redirected until I finally got connected to the person in charge of receipts. If I added up the time I spent doing this, it could be measured not in hours, but days.   As a former well spouse I realized I could never have spent this amount of time on accomplishing so little when my husband was alive. As a well spouse, there was barely time for a cup of coffee, much less days of being on the phone with nothing but frustration and aggravation as the result. And so I committed myself to keeping a list of the charities that consistently didn’t come through with receipts, despite my efforts, and finding an alternate charity that services the same need but gives out receipts promptly, and even actually gets back to you when you call.  It was as if God heard and decided to

test my new commitment. I recently ran into someone whom I had sponsored last year in a whatever-a-thon that her favorite charity was running again this year. She asked me if she could count on my sponsorship once more. It took all the courage I could muster to say, “Not this year.” I explained to her that I do not say “no” to a request for tzeddakah easily, but after calling this particular institution no fewer than five times and each time leaving the check number and date of the donation I made last year, I still had not heard back from them. I told her that this year I would be sending the sponsorship money to an institution that showed more consideration to its donors. I further suggested she might let the institution know of my decision. I was shocked to hear that I was not the only one of her former sponsors who had been given the receipt run around, but I was the only one who was not donating again. I apologized again but told her I no longer have the time to play receipt tag. Well, I guess we both followed through. She must have complained to the institution and told them of my refusal to donate, because the very next day there was a message on my answering machine asking me to confirm my e-mail address so that they could send me the receipt, and “hopefully count on my support again.”  I found it very ironic that along with the message was the request to “please get back to them as soon as possible.”

BY ANN NOVICK

I guess we truly do “teach people how to treat us.” And unless we take a stand, even one we are not comfortable with, but that is justified and moral, nothing will change. I am certain that without my refusal to contribute, that follow up call would never have come and I’d still be making my request for a receipt to an unresponsive answering machine.  I have learned a valuable lesson through this and it is not just about tax receipts. If we are consistently not treated in a manner we want, we must stop patronizing those who are unresponsive to us. Whether it is the food store who will not help you take your massive amount of groceries to the car (groceries for which you have just paid a great deal of money) or the orderly that consistently comes late, or the therapist that talks to you in a demeaning manner. All are replaceable. There are other orderlies, other stores and other therapists that will, hopefully, treat you more appropriately.  But we need to be fair. We need to be very clear about what we want and what we are unhappy about. Every person and institution needs to be given an opportunity to do better. We all, after all, are capable of being inadvertently unresponsive and we all make mistakes. But when that negative behavior continues and continues consistently, it is time to go elsewhere. If we do not, we are simply asking for exactly what we are receiving.

 As well spouses, sometimes it is just too hard to deal with the issue. We accept what we have because we are simply too emotionally and physically tired to put effort into changing what we are subjected to. And that is okay, for now. Sometimes, we are simply ruled by circumstance, especially our circumstances of dealing with chronic illness.  Make a conscious decision before you threaten change. Make no mistake – once you express your displeasure, if there is no change and you continue to accept the status quo, you have invited the person to continue to treat you in the very manner you dislike. If you cannot follow through, think long and hard before you start the process.  When dealing with a charity, do not use your displeasure as an excuse not to give. Find a similar institution that supports the same thing but treats you well and switch your tzeddakah dollar to it.  Change is difficult to achieve. It takes work and emotional as well as physical energy. But in the end, we do teach people how to treat us whether it is the grocer, the charity, the support services we desperately need and even our spouse. Yes, it takes work but when what exists is not acceptable to you, only you can decide if the work is worth it. Ann Novick can be contacted at annnovick@hotmail.com. 


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F E AT U R E

Nei Hou From Hong Kong BY ERICA LYONS

How Do You Say Horseradish In Cantonese?

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t is late in the day before the first Seder. I am not having guests until the next evening and I stop to marvel at how organized my kitchen looks. Nearly everything is ready. I climb onto my kitchen counter to get our Seder plate from the cabinets up top (life in Hong Kong often means finding interesting ways to deal with space). I place it on the table in the dining room and my son asks if he can place the small dishes around it. As he does, he reads the words out loud while I climb on yet another counter top to rescue my Passover placemats. I hear him in the background: karpas, charoset, zeroah, marror... When suddenly it occurs to me, I have forgotten horseradish! Now in my defense, I have returned from a quick work-related trip to New York in the last week, celebrated my older son’s bar mitzvah and am entertaining my parents and my husband’s parents who are both in town. I leap down from the countertop and yell to our amah (housekeeper), “I’ve got to run. I have forgotten the horseradish.”

To which she responds, “The JCC closes early today. You can get marror at the wet market.” If I had time, I would stop to marvel at the fact that, though she isn’t Jewish and is from the Philippines, she has just referred to horseradish as marror. I put on my running shoes which are kept outside the door as this will need to be a literal run down Central and back. I head straight to the Graham Street Market. Unfortunately, I run into a friend along the way and lose five minutes. I opt to run down a cross street to avoid some of the pedestrian congestion in the outdoor street market in order to make up for my lost five minutes. My running looks strange but as a Westerner in Hong Kong, I have given up on not looking strange long ago. While my choice to avoid the area most congested by old ladies overladen with plastic bags who slowly saunter down the road, inspecting goods and haggling over prices, was wise but risky. I have to run through the narrow street where the butcher shops are. A large battered truck

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roles by forcing me onto the sidewalk and into the line of fire of men who hack away at unidentifiable meats and carelessly send splatters of bits into the air, which I take care to avoid. Twelve years here and I am still not sure

I am vegetarian, kosher and have read Charlotte’s Web more than once.

why there are black chickens but now is not the time to ask. The truck door springs open as I pass. I can’t help but glance in. That was a mistake. I am vegetarian, kosher and have read

Charlotte’s Web more than once. My gasps, shock and horror at seeing the giant carcasses inside has now cost me another two minutes. A man inside one of the stalls reaches for a hose and begins to wash away the waste from his shop. Brackish water and bits begin to race towards me. I regain my focus and leap over the water in the direction of Graham Street. Hose water from the other direction quickly gets me back on track while the two butchers duel it out. On Graham Street and away from the meat, I head to the stall I usually stop at first. I race in and grab a fistful of parsley (it can’t hurt to have more). I glance around at the produce. I don’t see horseradish anywhere. As I thrust my parsley onto the count‫ב"ה‬


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F E AT U R E er, I look at the woman and say, “horseradish.” She looks at me quizzically. I do tend to speak rather quickly, so I repeat it again. This was most definitely not the problem. I try to describe it to her. I find myself essentially playing a game of charades with the two women behind the counter and two women who happen to be in the shop. While I do love a good game of charades and have played many impromptu games when trying to communicate here, I am really short on time. Pointing to a radish while “neighing” seems like it won’t get me what I need. I even resort now to saying the word marror and contemplate singing part of the Four Questions but am doubtful that will help me either.

While one does pick up some Cantonese as a natural consequence of living here (though foreigners generally only study Mandarin), words seem to be limited to greetings, numbers, addresses, bathroom, water, garbage and other basics. I assure you that the word for horseradish is not on a rudimentary vocabulary list. The game of charades, while mildly entertaining to me and apparently enthralling to them, gets me nowhere. I pull out my phone and google a photo of horseradish. They all seem to recognize this and direct me two blocks down the street to an old woman, describing what she looks like in great detail. I thank them and race down the road abandoning my extra parsley. I am hopeful. I reach the corner and find a woman who meets their

collective, rather unflattering, description. I scan her stall of dried Chinese medicines; this most definitely was not a step in the right direction. I make eye contact with a man at an adjacent stall and essentially repeat my game of charades. I do this again and again covering all five stalls on the block. I am sent in one direction or another. I am always hopeful each time I see a nod or glimmer of recognition at the photo. While leaping over a brackish puddle to the next street, I google the word for horseradish. I give up on speaking and on charades at the next two stalls and instead present my phone screen. A fellow shopper looks at the screen. “What are you looking for? “ I show her the Chinese characters. “What is this?” “Laaht gan,” I say, which unbeknownst to me just means “spicy root.” “No, but what exactly are you looking for?” I again offer the characters on the phone screen and repeat, “spicy root.” She looks perplexed. “Spicy root,” I repeat. “I know that. That is what it says.” Apparently, when you google horseradish in Cantonese, the word for spicy root comes up. Six stalls later, I will tell you that there are many spicy roots on offer. I am offered the same odd-looking Thai root several times. Apparently, the characters Spicy Root are not helpful. Exacerbated, I call my husband and explain the story to him. I am now joined by the women from stall one, apparently amused by my quest. They clearly do not have to make it to a Seder this evening. My husband says to me, “You know it technically doesn’t even have to be horseradish.” “Yes,” I respond, “but I have little time for a discussion of Mishnah. Besides I am firmly rooted in tradition. Pun intended,” because there is always time for an attempt at wit. My husband puts me on hold while he goes to ask his secretary for help.

Apparently, when you google horseradish in Cantonese, the word for spicy root comes up.

He gets back on the phone and says, “Got it. She even wrote it out, I am sending you a photo of the paper.” “It doesn’t say spicy root, does it?” I ask. “Yes. Spicy root, why?” he asks. “That one doesn’t work,” I try to explain but have to run and return to my quest. I launched a linguistics debate in my husband’s office among the Cantonese speakers that would last for the remainder of the afternoon. I have now stumped a bilingual English/Cantonese speaker. I try two more stalls with a band of curious fellow shoppers now in tow. I glance at my watch. That is it. Fourteen stalls and I am out of time. I sigh. “Must have your spicy root?” One of the women says to me. “I guess not tonight.” I respond dejectedly. “Maybe you try another recipe.” I nod in agreement as this is not the time to begin to start to explain Pesach, Ashkenazi tradition, Judaism or retell stories of my Hungarian grandmother’s ability at a Seder to effortlessly consume handfuls of marror that would make a grown man

weep. As I head back up the hill towards home, I see one shop slightly off the main road and decide I will give it one last try, though I clearly have no expectations of success. I dejectedly show the screen with the characters for “spicy root” and say laaht gan. She looks at me and simply says, “Oh, you need the horseradish.” And she points to two remaining pieces on a shelf. I pay and run home carrying it like one would with the Olympic torch. I burst through the door and triumphantly place my spicy root on the counter. “I did it! Victory!” I shout. My housekeeper looks at me seemingly unimpressed and asks, “You bought it from the shop off the main road with the Nepalese girls working inside?” Amazing, I think to myself. “How did you know?” I ask as I begin to grate it. “It’s the only shop that sells horseradish on Graham Street,” she responds matter of factly. “L’shanah haba’ah b’Yerushalayim!” is all I can say in response.


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F E AT U R E varied interest. It is quite a challenge to have the right priorities. Yet, our primary role is to be there for our families. Each of us needs to find our own way and not lose sight of that which is most important. I love the flexibility of working part time, learning with friends, cooking, playing with my grandchildren and taking care of my family.

Profile of a Rebbetzin BY SURIE GOT TLIEB

The Role Of A Rebbetzin: An Interview With Rebbetzin Esther Reisman Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “rebbetzin” as the wife of a rabbi. While that is certainly true, for many it is just one of the ways in which they define themselves. The Jewish Press recently had the opportunity to speak with Rebbetzin Esther Reisman on this very topic. SG: Your shul is known as “Rabbi Reisman’s Shul.” Was your husband its founder? Rebbetzin Reisman: Agudas Israel of Madison Zichron Chaim Zvi – yes it’s a long name! – began out of a basement minyan for bachurim in Rabbi Ashkenazi’s shul. My husband, Rabbi Reisman, davened with the boys as a quasi-rav and after some of the bachurim married, they wished to have their own official place. My husband was asked to be the rav and quarters were rented on Ocean Avenue. A number of years later, the lot on Avenue S and East 22nd Street was purchased and a building built. Rabbi Reisman has much satisfaction that the shul is not just a place for davening, but a makom Torah, a place that is conducive for people to come and learn. In fact, at one point there was talk of expanding the shul but Rabbi Reisman felt that would be necessary only if more space was needed specifically for learning. How much of an active role do you take in running the shul? I must say that while I admire those rebbetzins who take an active role in their congregation, I am mostly behind the scenes! I don’t attend shul on a regular basis as on Shabbos I care for my grandchildren and prepare for our Shabbos guests. My main contribution to the shul is taking care of the Rav! I do participate in a ladies community shiur, giving lectures on a rotating basis with Rebbetzin Mirel Klor and others. These shiurim take place at the Sephardic

that are either utilized or lost. I always wonder how history will look back at our generation and evaluate our role in history.

shul across the street from ours. A beautiful part of these lectures is that it unites a diverse group of women who attend, some walking over from quite a distance. I’m also involved in organizing a yearly Rebbetzin’s Conference led by the Task Force for Children and Families at Risk. This annual event is a meeting of rebbetzins and mental health professionals with a goal of educating rebbetzins on how to respond effectively to domestic violence in our community. The Task Force initiated these gatherings some twenty years ago in order to help us deal with issues such as depression, anxiety, divorce and trauma in our communities. Many rebbetzins are first responders to difficult situations and must be trained to recognize instances where professional intervention is required. Can you share with us some of your family history? I’m a child of Holocaust survivors. My parents have had a great influence on who I am today. My father, R’ Yaakov Spitzer, comes from Hungary. My father was a very close disciple of HaRav Michoel Ber Weissmandel zt”l. R’ Weissmandel was heartbroken at the lack of response and support for his brilliant and daring efforts to rescue Jews during the Holocaust. Despite his great pain, he rebuilt a family and yeshiva. He instilled a strong sense of mission and idealism in his beloved talmidim. Every generation has historic opportunities

And your mother? My mother, Mrs. Faigy Spitzer, nee Gross, is from Krenitz, near Krakow, Poland. Her grandfather was a wealthy Radomsker chasid who was able to remain totally immersed in learning. During the war the family fled to Siberia. Eventually they wound up in Samarkand, then Paris before finally coming to the United States. Once here, my grandfather became a maggid shir in the Bobover Beis Medrash in Brooklyn. While I was growing up, my parents spoke a lot about the fact that nothing was left after the war – their families had lost everything. They imbued in us a perspective that property and possessions are temporary. Nothing is permanent except for Torah and ma’assim tovim, our good deeds. Did your mother’s role differ from that of your own? How would you say the role of the frum woman has evolved? Though my father was busy with askanus, community work, my mother is a more private person. She always found joy and fulfillment in the routine of running a home. When I was growing up my mother’s life centered on raising the children. We lived very simply but had less pressure. We took daily walks, frequently strolling through the nearby Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. Who has time for that nowadays? We hurried less and were less harried. Today children are bundled into car seats and ferried around town on errands. Women today are under much more pressure. They’re expected to work and have more social obligations as well. There are many opportunities to contribute to the community and to pursue

You mention that you work part time. What is it that you do? I have the wonderful privilege of teaching at my alma mater. In fact, both my husband and I are privileged to teach in the very same schools we attended. I graduated BYA in ’78, was in seminary for one year, and then returned as a teacher. I’ve been there since; teaching 10th grade Chumash and 12th grade Jewish History. My husband attended Yeshiva Torah Voddath and, with the exception of one year at the Mir, has remained within the same hallowed halls. We are both extremely grateful for these opportunities. A wonderful benefit is that we get to peek in on our own grandchildren’s classes. Is there a specific person or incident that had the most impact on your life? Yes. Rebbetzin Zahava Braunstein, of blessed memory, was a cherished teacher and mentor. Her vibrant personality and idealism made Torah beloved to so many people. She was a most inspiring example of a fulfilled Jewish wife and mother. Rebbetzin Braunstein used her talents to motivate others to reach their potential in avodas Hashem. She was a role model to all of us by striking a most beautiful balance and using her gifts to teach others, yet never losing sight of her main priority – that of being a devoted wife and mother. Do you have a parting message for our readers? Each one of us can and should contribute to the community. One doesn’t necessarily need to take an active leadership role. But by the integrity of our choices, devotion to our families, consideration to neighbors, even subtle improvements to our personal tznius or growing in our bein adom l’chavaro and improving bein adom l’Makom – we set an example. We create an atmosphere. It’s the sum total of our choices that creates our community. We should attempt to reach higher levels, strive for greater accomplishments and not merely complete our obligations. Each one of us, in our own small way, creates ripples that affect our community.


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Grace Aguilar: The Spirit of Judaism

Impact of Women on Jewish History BY PROFESSOR LIVIA BIT TON-JACKSON

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er family descended from Portuguese Marranos who had sought asylum in England in the 18th century. Grace A g u i l a r wa s b o r n there in 1816 and her remarkable work impacted the historiography of Jewish life for three decades. Was it the impact of her

volume was written before 1835 and translated into German and and Hebrew. Her other stories founded on Jewish themes are included in a collection of nineteen tales and include “Home Scenes and Heart Studies,” “The Perez Family,” “The Edict” and “The Escape,” and “Woman’s Friendship.” The first of Miss Aguilar’s

Was it the impact of her family history that made this young woman dedicate her life to defending Judaism and extolling the values of its teachings?  family history that made this young woman dedicate her life to defending Judaism and extolling the values of its teachings?  Perhaps the personal circumstances of her life contributed to the extraordinary focus of her intellectual and literary endeavors. Grace Aguilar was educated mainly by her parents. Her mother, a cultivated woman of strong religious feeling, trained her to study the Torah systematically; and when she was fourteen her father read aloud to her regularly, chiefly Jewish history. As a result, young Grace’s  knowledge, especially in history and foreign literature, was extensive. At the age of seven Grace began a diary, which she continued almost uninterruptedly until her death in 1847. Before she was twelve she had written a drama, “Gustavus Vasa.” Her first published work were her collected poems under the title “The Magic Wreath,” dealing with religious subjects. She wrote tales founded on Marrano history. The most popular of Grace Aguilar’s Jewish tales is “The Vale of Cedars, or the Martyr: A Story of Spain in the Fifteenth Century.” This

religious works was a translation of the French version of “Israel Defended,” by the Marrano Orobio de Castro, printed for private circulation. It was closely followed by “The Spirit of Judaism.” Sermons by Rabbi Isaac Leeser, of Philadelphia, had fallen into her hands and, like all other accessible Jewish works, had been eagerly read. She requested that he revise the manuscript of the “Spirit of Judaism,” which was forwarded to him, but it was lost. The authoress rewrote it; and in 1842 it was published in Philadelphia, with notes by Leeser. A second edition was issued in 1849 by the first American Jewish Publication Society; and a third (Cincinnati, 1864) has an appendix containing thirty-two poems (bearing the dates 1838-1847), all but two reprinted from “The Occident.” The editor’s notes serve mainly to mark dissent from Miss Aguilar’s depreciation of Jewish tradition – due probably to her Marrano ancestry and her country life, cut off from association with Jews. In 1845 “The Women of Israel” appeared – a series of portraits delineated

according to the Scriptures and Josephus. This was soon followed by “The Jewish Faith: Its Spiritual Consolation, Moral Guidance, and Immortal Hope,” in thirty-one letters, the last dated September 1846. Of this work – addressed to a Jewess under the spell of Christian influence, to demonstrate to her the spirituality of Judaism – the larger part is devoted to immortality in the Old Testament. Miss Aguilar’s other religious writings, some written as early as 1836, were collected in a volume of “Essays and Miscellanies” (1851–52). In her religious writings Miss Aguilar’s attitude was defensive. Despite her almost exclusive intercourse with Christians and her utter lack of prejudice, her purpose, apparently, was to equip English Jewesses with arguments against conversionists. She inveighed against formalism, and stressed knowledge of Jewish history and the Hebrew language. In view of the neglect of the latter by women (to whom she modestly confined her expostulations), she constantly pleaded for the reading of the Scriptures in the English version. Her interest in the reform movement was deep; yet, despite her attitude toward tradition, she observed ritual ordinances punctiliously. Her last work was a sketch of the “History of the Jews in England,” written for “Chambers’s Miscellany.” In point of style it is the most finished of her productions, free from the exuberances and redundancies that disfigure the tales and published, for the most part, posthumously by her mother. The defects of her style are mainly due to youth. With her extraordinary industry – she rose early and employed the

day systematically – and her growing ability of concentration she gave promise of noteworthy productions. Miss Aguilar’s later years were full of family trials. In 1835 she became ill and her increasing weakness necessitated a change of air, and in 1847 a Continental trip was arranged. Before her departure some Jewish ladies of London presented her with a gift and a touching address recounting her achievements in behalf of Judaism and Jewish women. She visited her elder brother at Frankfurt, and at first seemed to benefit from the change; but after a few weeks she had to resort to the baths of Schwalbach. Alarming symptoms necessitated her return to Frankfurt, and there she died on September 16, 1847. Miss Aguilar is buried in the Frankfurt Jewish cemetery. On her tomb the concluding words of Eishet Chayil are engraved: “Give her the product of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates.”


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The World of Judaica BY PETER EHRENTHAL

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Judaica Auctions Dear Readers, Several Judaica auctions took place in New York and Israel during the month of March - we are fortunate that in the last 20 or so years two auction houses were established that specialize in Jewish Ceremonial Art and books.

art sections. will be on exhibit in The Kestenbaum A beautiful silver filigree “Baal our galleries in 2014). Company is the oldest. Shem” Chanukah lamp sold for Another winning Daniel Kestenbaum, $16,000 ( I will elaborate a bit more lot: the first Jewish originally from Lonon these lamps in an upcoming artiPrayer book in German, don, came to Swann cle); a rare Folk Art Torah Ark from published in America, Galleries in 1986 as its a “rebbishe” provenance sold for with a presale estimate Judaica expert, a posiof $8-10,000 – it sold for $22,000; and a large 18th century filigree tion he held until 1992. $50,000! In 1995 he opened his spice tower sold for $15,000 – very reaA manuscript of Chief sonable for this type of piece. A very rare own auction house Rabbi Shmuel Salant and important pair of Rimonim (Torah where he specialized fetched $28,000 amid Finials) from Charleston, South Carolina mostly in books, manmany other books and realized $31,000 – a very low price for a uscripts and illustratGreenstein finials manuscripts. ed material, however, 19th century piece of American Judaica. Charleston 19th cent lot 87 A m o n g t h e r i t u a l An extremely rare Augsburg 18th century in the last few years he objects, a magnificent Rus- Sukkot goblet brought $26,000; a unique began acquiring signifisian Chanukah cantly more Jewish ritual art. silver Vienna In 2012 Kestenbaum obtained 19 lamp from Zito1869 spice box magnificent objects to be auctioned, con- mir estimated at realized $13,000 signed by the Jewish Historical Society $100-120,000 did and a Havdallah not find a buyer, of England. Compendium Every piece in this sale was important but subsequently by the famous but the showstoppers were: an 18th centu- came to us. Some silversmith B. Friedlander ry filigree spice tower with six figures of Bezalel objects, alsold for $24,000 Jews holding various ritual objects, it sold ways very desir(double the prefor over $400,000 to a dealer/collector, able, sold briskly; sale estimate). and an 18th century festival goblet from two rare Russian The highAugsburg Germany, with four engraved “Gardener” porlight of the figures of Jews also holding various ritual celain figures of auction was a objects pertaining to the four main holi- a Jew and Jewess superb and exdays. We had the winning bid at $65,000. made in Moscow tremely rare Kestenbaum & Company’s March (circa 1880) sold for ram-shaped auction featured several very important $8,000. The Jonathan silver spice items, among them a celebrated portrait container (very of Rav Yom Tov Lippman, the Tosfos Greenstein Judaisimilar to the Yom Tov, which realized ten times its ca Auction house Kestenbaum The Tosfos Yom Tov lot 318 is owned by Jonaone in the Kiev estimate and sold for $120,000. Jewish MuseA contemporary miniature Torah than Greenstein, a Scroll (2 inches tall) sold for $140,000 (we recognized expert in the Judaica field. um, and probably by the same maker) own the oldest miniature Torah Scroll; His March auction featured many im- which brought $36,000. It’s now appropriate to mention the it’s in a magnificent silver Ark which portant items in the painting and ritual


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of the 1900s. In 2007 we sold a 1812) sold for “Granddaddy” of Judaiportrait of the artist’s daugh$57,500. The ca auctions in New York ter (also through Sotheby’s) highlight was – Sotheby’s. It inherited for $180,000, which in a suba splendid a Judaica department sequent sale brought $230,000. Nuremberg from the venerable Park Greenstein augsburg 1735 cup lot 101 A Wimple (Torah Binder) of s i l ve r s p i c e Bernet Galleries someexquisite beauty from Italy (cirtower from 1730. times in the 1970s. Soca 1700) sold for $75,000. A very theby’s runs only one single auction a The estimate was $70-100,000 and interesting fragment of a wood year, usually in December – except for sold for $227,000 – more than doucarving from a Syrian Synagogue private collection sales such as the Mi- ble the estimate. (circa 11th century), a real museum It was a high price but I congratchael Steinhardt collection in April 2012. The last Sotheby’s auction in Decem- ulate the happy owner, because piece, fetched $50,000, but should ber 2013 had many important and rare it is a rare and important piece have brought much more ... how items, but I will only mention a few: a of Judaica and has a splendid many Jewish artifacts have surpair of miniature gold Torah Finials, provenance: it is from the colvived the vicissitudes of time? Sothebys 9060 Lot 55 early 20 th century, and a magnificent lection of Jacob Michael, one of the A beautiful Slichot manuscript on parchment from around 1300 realized pair of Bezalel Rimonim which sold best collectors in the field. Among the paintings for auction was $100,000. A “Pinkas” of the leatherworkfor $62,500. There was an important 1832 sold Montefiore item: a beautiful silver gilt a Moritz Oppenheim historical subject ers from Jassi (Romania) Candelabrum dedicated to D.W.Wire Esq which sold for $407,000. It is a rare oc- for $45,000 (below for having accompanied Sir Moses on his currence to have an Oppenheim painting the estimate). A mission to the East – it fetched $46,700. A offered anywhere and especially one that classic Ancona Itarare English Silver Sabbath Lamp (circa depicts the kidnapping of the boy Edgar- ly Ketubah from do Mortara by the 1779, beautiPapal authorities f u l l y o r n a in 1858, an event mented, sold which created a within the worldwide out- estimate – cry and protest $28,000. in the Jewish and A non-Jewish cir- M a s h a l cles at the time. Ha-KadmoA n I s i d o r ni by Isaac Kaufman paint- ibn Shahula, ing of a young Venice 1547, r a b b i s o l d f o r with profuse$203,000. Isidor ly illustrated Kaufman was one fables (one of the most prom- of my preinent of the Jew- f e r r e d i l ish genre painters l u s t r a t e d Greenstein baal shem lamp Ukraine 1814 lot 51 at the beginning books), also

sold around its presale estimate: $46,000. The showstopper in the book and manuscript section was a magnificent engraved Megillat Esther, richly illustrated with scenes from the Purim story (Prague circa 1700). Its presale estimate was $90100,000 and surprisingly did not sell! All the above items and prices represent only some of the most important entries in these sales. The bulk of most auctions is comprised of medium and lower end priced items of beautiful and rare Judaica you can acquire. The next Judaica auctions take place in June 2014 and it’s always exciting to participate. If an item sells way above its estimate the audience erupts in applause. If you are a successful buyer on a costly item no doubt you will be approached by dealers offering you “similar” but cheaper wares. If opportunity allows, do partake of the experience.

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R o m a nian-born Peter Ehrenthal came to the States in 1957 and opened one of the finest Judaica galleries in the world.


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BY SHMUEL ZUNDELL

Team Izzy Continues To Fight

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ack in December of 2013, The Jewish Press featured a story, “A Family’s Search for Izzy’s Mission,” about a terminally ill 3-year-old boy, and his family’s reaction to this ominous and tragic news. The author provided readers with a window into the life

of Izzy Zundell. I’m going to open the front door and bring you directly into Izzy’s life. Let me introduce myself. My name is Shmuel and I am proud to be Izzy’s father.

Our story begins with a visit to the pediatrician when Izzy was nine-monthsold when his pediatrician assured us that Izzy was perfectly healthy and had perfect hearing. It moves to one Friday this past October when we a pediatric neurologist informed us that our angel was born with a progressive, irreversible and fatal genetic disorder. I remember little from the next few weeks as we attempted to gather and digest all published information on the Leukodystrophy that was consuming our child’s brain. What I do remember is our commitment to accept that everything that is decreed by Hashem is emes and just; it makes it significantly easier to digest the ramifications of this g’zar din. I proudly declare “HaShem Hu

HaElokim” each and every day, with the same fervor as I do during Neilah. I continue to regard the mindsets of our nine-year-old son, Roovy, and seven-year-old daughter, Batya, as a priority. They are both cognizant of the fact that Izzy is on loan to us, until such time that Hashem deems that he has completed his angelic mission, and takes him home to live in Hashem’s personal abode in Shamayim. What I believe and continue to express is that Izzy’s mission in life is to begin reversing a trend that has plagued the Jewish people for thousands of years – namely to put a halt to the baseless hatred that exists within Klal Yisroel and that led to the destruction of the 2nd Bais HaMikdash. Although Gedolei HaDor for a plethora of generations have spoken about the critical need to respect, rather than to

demonize, those with whom we might differ in regards to basic ethical, religious and philosophical principles, the Jewish world seems more polarized than ever before. Yet, Izzy, who is unable to utter a single audible word, has been successful in uniting Jews of all stripes and flavors, for the common cause of assisting him in his up-HILL (Help Izzy Lick Leukodystrophy) battle. We continue to live by the mantra that the G-d who split the sea, enabling 600,000 Jews to escape the shackles of the slavery, can most certainly opt to spare the life of a single terminally ill 3-year-old child, if He so desires. However, we cannot simply expect a miracle to be wrought on Izzy’s behalf. We must always do our hishtadlus. We have, therefore, taken a two-pronged approach in dealing with this fatal disease. We have done research regarding all possible medical procedures that could potentially slow down its progression, as medical science currently has no cure. Our research has taken us to world- renowned medical experts throughout America and Europe, and it is clear that for now, the only possible treatments that could possibly halt or slow the continued regression of Izzy’s already severely limited physical and mental capacities, are either unobtainable, or have been deemed halachically impermissible to attempt. This is because the significant risk to Izzy’s life posed by the very procedure that might perhaps be the only hope to increase his life expectancy. The second prong of our duel approach is what I refer to as “Plan A” – to beseech Hashem to invoke Midas HaRachamim upon our resident malach. We are, baruch Hashem, overwhelmed by the multitude of people, all across

the globe, who are saying Tehillim daily for Yisroel Alter ben Chava Chana. Irrespective of the fact that medically speaking, the odds of Izzy reaching bar mitzvah are quite slim, it is only the Boreh, who is the true Rofeh Cholim, who makes these decisions, and we continue to daven that He send us a cure. When I discovered that Rav Zev Cohen, one of the preeminent rabbonim in the greater Chicago area, organizes a “Journey of Torah” – an intense week in Israel for a group of dedicated individuals – I knew that this was exactly what I needed to do. The week includes davening Vasikin at the Kotel, mornings learning and the afternoons and evenings visiting Torah personalities, along with visits to the gravesites of tzaddikim, and chizuk and brachos from Gedolei HaDor. When I was told that I wouldn’t be able to raise the funds, I responded that I wouldn’t have to – Izzy would. I refused to listen to the so-called voices of reason, as my emunah continues to be unwavering. I simply told those who questioned my sanity and the feasibility of my mission that if


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F E AT U R E We continue to live by the mantra that the G-d who split the sea, enabling 600,000 Jews to escape the shackles of the slavery, can most certainly opt to spare the life of a single terminally ill 3-year-old child, if He so desires. Hashem wants me to go to Israel on Izzy’s behalf, I would be there. Six days later, Izzy had raised the entire amount of required funds. My trip to Eretz Yisroel was perhaps a game-changer. During a single day, we had the inimitable honor of davening Vasikin at the Kotel, Mincha in the home of Rav Chaim Kanievsky and Ma’ariv in the home of Rav Ahron Leib Shteinman. I spent the entire week on a spiritually elevated platform, never losing sight that this was Izzy’s journey, not my personal one; as I was but his emissary and spokesperson. My tears soaked my siddur as we davened at Ma’aras HaMachpeila, the gravesite of our holy patriarchs and matriarchs, and again at the kever of Rachel Emeinu, whose mercy and empathy for her children has no bounds. As I frequently espouse, when one has a medical need, one seeks out the assistance of the best medical personnel in the world. Similarly, when one is attempting to invoke mercy from Hashem, one must seek advice from those who possess His private cell phone number, so to speak. I sought and received the advice of several of the most preeminent gedolim of our generation. In addition to my daily morning and evening sedorim, I have now incorporated a daily mussar seder in the middle of the work day, as well as a Tehillim seder in the evenings, where I read and explain the words while sitting at Izzy’s side. I find my days are now permeated with thoughts and actions of Torah, and my emunah and bitachon in the Boreh is perhaps stronger than ever. This trip has reinvigorated me,

and given me solace, knowing that I have sought the advice of the world’s greatest experts – both rabbinically and medically. Perhaps the highlight of the entire journey was my trip to the Kollel of Rav Yitzchok Zilberstein, a son-in-law of HaRav Elyashiv z”tl, considered by many to be the world’s greatest living authority in regards to medical ethics. We were still considering having Izzy undergo a Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT), in the hopes of stabilizing the progression of this vicious malady. I was amazed when the Rosh Yeshiva asked for me to be brought to him, in middle of a seder. The Rosh Yeshiva deferred his own learning while we discussed – through an interpreter – the specifics of Izzy’s condition. The glow on his face and his affectionate smile as he shook my hand and heaped brachos upon Izzy still warms my heart. He requested that I furnish the yeshiva with copies of all documentation germane to the situation. When I got home I sent him a plethora of documents, close to 100 pages of medical records, expert opinions and medical research. It took less than a week for me to receive an elegant response, via a translator, that assured me that the Rosh Yeshiva not only reviewed the documentation but consulted with Israeli experts to ensure that he understood all of the intricate details of this extremely rare disease. This Gadol b’Torah took time from his own precious learning to make Izzy a priority. When the p’sak was to not proceed with the BMT, I was 100% comfortable that it was the correct p’sak, as it came from the highest level of Da’as Torah. For now we continue to daven and

learn on Izzy’s behalf knowing that whatever He deems to be the future for Izzy will be 100% for the best. To that end, I have created a new email account, Izzy600000@gmail. com, and humbly request that each and every one of you, as well as your friends, family, and neighbors, join us in forging a group of 600,000 people across the globe who are praying for a miracle in behalf of Izzy. Below is sample text that you can send around and then forward to Izzy600000@gmail.com:     I am one of the 600,000 people who are praying for Izzy Zundell (Yisroel Alter ben Chava Chana), a three year old boy, who is currently suffering from a genetic disorder called Leukodystrophy. This disease is progressive, irreversible, and unfortunately fatal. Without the divine intervention of God, Izzy’s life expectancy is only approximately five more years; years that will be fraught with continuous regression of his cognitive and physical skills, and the slow but steady breakdown of his body systems, in until such time that he’s likely to succumb to this ugly disease. I continue to pray for divine intervention; whereby God could, if He so desires, miraculously save this innocent little angel from the current fate that awaits him.  Sincerely, <Name> <City><State> <Country>

To follow Izzy’s battle, including daily updates, please visit his CaringBridge site (http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/ izzyzundellsjourney/journal). We have also started the HILL (Help Izzy Lick Leukodystrophy) Fund, a campaign to raise the $2,500/month to defray Izzy’s medical costs that are not covered by my insurance. The quickest way to join Team Izzy is to use the secure GoFundMe website (http://funds. gofundme.com/index.php?route=fundmanager&url=5mjlr4). Alternatively, you can remit your tax deductible checks to: C o n g r e g a t i o n A d a s Ye s h u r u n 3050 W Touhy Ave, Chicago, IL 60645. Please make out the check to Congregation Adas Yeshurun, and include “Izzy Zundell - HILL2014” in the memo. Thank you and may all of our tefillos be answered b’rachamim.


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Vacation Over, Vacation Begins

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am so done. I am so ready for my children to go back to school. I am equally

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that. Aren’t my husband and I supposed to be like one? I don’t want to separate from my own body – why should I want time away from my husband? Because I do, I do, I do. And my children – the ones I cried over when they were babies because I knew one day they’d grow up and leave me. Yup, I want them out of the house too. Now!

don’t enjoy being pulled in a million different directions all at once. I don’t like it when I am bombarded with questions I don’t know how to answer – Can I have money for this? Can I have money for that? He got to go, how come you never let me? When can we talk, Malkie, just the two of us? I don’t have the money for this and I don’t have the money for that

as ready for my husband to leave the house and go back to work. Out, out, out I say. How’s that for a loving mother? I’ve had enough of meals and fascinating menus I have to come up with, watching the laundry pile up and not being able to do anything about it. Trying to think of exciting, stupendous, and out of this world Chol HaMoed trips. Please – leave me alone and go back to your friends and your teachers and your co-workers. I need my own head space. I don’t want to hear any more doors slamming, any more clunking up and down stairs, one person calling another, one person screaming at another, one child beating up another. I don’t want to hear anything but silence. Blessed silence. And it’s not even all over yet, though most of them are back in school. Because it’s still bein hazmanim those lucky bochurim get to spend even more time driving their mothers bananas. I wonder if I am normal not wanting to be around my family anymore. I always thought that I would never, even for an instant, want to be separated from them. I mean, you know, ishto k’gufo and all

I have to say I am enjoying this time sitting in front of my computer, hearing only the clack of the keyboard keys and the click of my mouse. It is soothing to my brain. Nobody is making any demands of me. Except for my yeshiva bachur son who just walked in and asked for money to buy bread and milk and also a can of soda and a candy bar for himself because he’s sooo thirsty and he’s doing me the favor of going shopping for him. But thankfully he has left the house now and once again, there is silence. I have come to the conclusion that I

and I don’t have any time either to just talk so stop hounding me is what I want to shout. Instead I hem and haw, and say something like - “I don’t know, we’ll see…” only to have them badger me more until either I give in or plead with them to leave me be already. And remember I’m a mother so there’s the guilt. I should be thankful for my needy, demanding children. And husband. There are people who don’t have one or both, lo aleinu. So what if they’re whiny, I certainly wouldn’t want deafening silence all the time. True, true,

I have come to the conclusion that I don’t enjoy being pulled in a million different directions all at once. true. But how about deafening silence some of the time? How about a balance? A lot of noise here, a lot of silence there. How come it’s basically non-stop clamor until the day it turns into non-stop quiet? I don’t relish either of those scenarios. I am not looking forward to the day the kids all move out never to return (well, maybe at times like the end of Yom Tov I am). The question goes back to – am I a normal, loving mother and wife even though I don’t want to be tied to my family at all times? Even though I have other thoughts and interests separate from them? The guilt is rising, I confess, with every sentence I write. Is it appropriate for me to not miss them in the least and be supremely content, not to mention, calm that I am the only one in the house right now? Perhaps I am missing some vital loving mother/wife gene. When my husband told me he won’t be home until late tonight, I could barely suppress a smile. “Fantastic,” I wanted to gleefully reply, “maybe I’ll even be asleep by the time you come back!” I merely said, “No problem.” Really I think it’s okay to want space. We are after all separate bodies. We come into the world alone and leave the world alone. It’s all about a balance and balance means you have some of both. But to be on the safe side, can you do me a favor and not tell my kids (or husband) I said all this?


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The Consummate Consumer BY SANDY ELLER

The Apps Of Summer

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ell, we did it. Not only did we get through one of the longest, coldest snowiest winters in memory, we made it through Pesach as well. It’s time to pat yourself on the back, to heave a sigh of relief and to start thinking about those long lazy summer days sitting on the porch with a tall glass of lemonade. Yup, as our thoughts turn to relaxation, we might as well take a few minutes to think about ways to make the good life easy, using none other than our all-time favorite gadget...the smart phone. These days there seems to be an app for just about everything, making your smart phone more indispensable than ever. I’m sure that your phone, like mine, probably has dozens of apps you don’t even use. Take the time now to delete them and try out of some new additions, all free for iPhone and Android, which will hopefully enhance everyone’s favorite time of year. Anti Mosquito Sonic Music Repeller: How many of us have enjoyed a barbeque, late night fireworks, or a night on the porch only to discover a few hours later that while we were busy chilling the mosquitoes were enjoying an all-you-can-eat buffet and that we were the main course? Keep those annoying little creatures away with this app that uses high frequency sounds to keep mosquitoes at bay and will hopefully save you hours of scratching. Both Google Play and the iTunes store offer a number of similar free apps and I definitely plan to experiment with these to find the one that works best in my neck of the woods.

Throwback: You’re on vacation and for once in your life you are totally relaxed and chilled. You want to capture that moment forever so that even a month or two or six down the road, you can relive the utter bliss. You could just grab your smart phone and take a picture, but make the moment last even longer by snapping that photo with Throwback, a cool app that will email you the photo at the time of your choice, anywhere from one month to five years later. Have you ever found yourself looking at a picture and thought to yourself, “Wow that would be perfect to send to my mom/ husband/sister/friend for his/her birthday/ anniversary/other special occasion”? We both know that if you just take that picture you are going to forget to send it on the right day. So do yourself a favor and snap that photo now and leave it to Throwback to deliver it on time, every time. GasBuddy: For so many of us, summer equals road trip and road trip equals gassing up your vehicle, possibly multiple times. Given current gas prices, if you are anything like me, nothing annoys you more than filling up your car and then seeing cheaper gas down the road not two minutes later. Instead, pull up GasBuddy and find the best price, near your current location, with just a tap or two. Waze: I will be the first one to admit it. I have Waze and have even used it, but I really haven’t had the opportunity to delve too deeply into this app that is equal parts traffic reports and social media, using fellow drivers to report traffic conditions.

All I can tell you is this: when it comes to finding out where the bottlenecks are and avoiding them, Waze gives me the facts I need to know quickly and easily, and being able to watch yourself as a cute little Waze character on the screen as you report live traffic almost makes you feel like you are a character in a video game. Toilet/Bathroom Finder: Tell me this hasn’t happened to you. You are on an outing, having a great time, when suddenly someone in your party announces he needs a restroom break. Find the nearest facilities fast with this app and you’ll be back to your normally scheduled activity in no time. Kosher Near Me: Some of us love the thought of packing portable grills, cans of tuna, peanut butter and other shelf stable goodies when we go on summer trips, but for others, eating out is a great way to enhance the day’s activities. Kosher Near Me gives you the lowdown on the closest kosher eateries, including what type of food is served, the name of the person or agency who is in charge of kashrus certification and user-generated reviews on pricing, cleanliness, and quality of both the food and service provided. MMinyan: Going away for the day or the week doesn’t have to mean missing minyanim. MMinyan, a full featured app, not only lets you find the nearest minyan and davening times but also provides zmanim for the local area, a siddur and a list of nearby kosher eateries. Around Me: This is yet another app worth its weight in gold when you find yourself in unfamiliar territory, pointing you to the nearest banks, ATMs, deals, gas stations, hospitals, hotels, movie theaters, parking, pharmacies, supermarkets and nearby attractions. Accuweather: In a season when one moment the sun can be shining and the next minute you can be running for cover to escape a deluge, Accuweather saves the day by letting you know what to expect at your exact location. Customizable to your exact address, Accuweather displays both the actual temperature and the real feel temperature, while MinuteCast can give you minute-by-minute temperature readings for the next two hours.

Weber Grills App: While some of us find ourselves firing up the grill even when it is surrounded by snow, the saner among us prefer to barbeque only in the warm weather. Keep your kitchen cool and your food piping hot with this free younger sibling of the popular paid Weber’s On the Grill App, which offers a rotating selection of recipes, as well as grilling tips and a grocery list function. Onavo Extend: If you are out and about, chances are good that your phone and those of your family members, are all rapidly eating their way through your monthly data allowance. Put everyone’s ravenous data-hungry phones on Weight Watchers with this highly rated app, which compresses your data in order to reduce data usage. Free Wifi Finder: Of course, if you can find those free WiFi spots, you won’t have to use data at all. Make sure that every person on your data plan has this app installed on his phone and that he uses it, saving your data plan for those remote locations which, sadly, have no WiFi available. WebMD: You know the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? Download this app to your phone and have a neat medical reference guide at your fingertips, including a symptom checker, local health listings, first aid information and simple instructions for dealing with emergencies. UV US: Like flossing, sunscreen is one of those things that we know we should do, but often don’t. Download UV US, select your city, your skin type, the local environment (are you in a desert, at the beach, in a city, at a park?) and the SPF you are using, and UV US will remind you when you need to reapply your sunscreen, based on the current UV index in your area. Pretty neat, huh?

Sandy Eller is a freelance writer who has written for websites, newspapers, magazines and numerous private clients in addition to having written song lyrics and scripts for several full-scale productions. She can be contacted at sandyeller1@gmail.com.


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D A I LY L I V I N G Easy Weeknight Cooking BY NINA SAFER

Pasta with Chicken & Artichokes in a Crea my Sauce This is one of my absolute favorite dishes to serve up. Everyone is always amazed that there is no dairy in this sauce and are even hesitant to try it with the chicken. Feel free to swap the chicken for flaked salmon or keep it vegetarian and add in more veggies. Either way, it’s delicious!  Ingredients: 1 box of pasta (any shape you like!) 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into pieces 2 tablespoons olive oil plus more for cooking Salt, pepper, garlic, paprika to season chicken 2 tablespoons Earth Balance buttery spread (non dairy) 2 tablespoons flour 2 cups soy milk (original not flavored – or almond milk) 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 12 oz. jar marinated artichoke hearts

Directions: Cook pasta in salted boiling water until al dente. Once cooked, remove from water and set aside. Combine oil and spices for chicken in a large ziplock bag. Add chicken pieces to bag and let it marinate. Heat up a pan and cook chicken until no longer pink and cooked through, then remove from pan and set aside. Heat up Earth Balance in a large pot until melted. Add the flour and whisk together until smooth and combined. Add the milk and whisk together until smooth and combined. Continue to whisk together until thickened. Season with salt, pepper, garlic and cayenne. Drain the artichokes and add to the sauce and whisk. Add the cooked chicken pieces and combine well. Turn off heat and add the pasta. Mix and serve with freshly chopped basil and red pepper flakes. (optional, for those who like it spicy!) You can also combine the mixture in a baking dish, top with french fried onions and bake on 350° for 10 minutes until crispy.

Roasted Cauliflower Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets or 1 bag frozen 1 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil Juice of half lemon Freshly chopped parsley

Directions: Wash and dry cauliflower florets. Place on baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and toss gently to combine. Roast on 400° for about 25 minutes or until caramelized. Drizzle lemon juice on top and serve with parsley.  Tips & Tricks: I like to gently smash down on the cauliflower before topping with lemon juice and parsley to resemble “smashed potatoes.”

Now that Pesach is behind us,  it’s back to weeknight cooking for the family. Keep it simple with these easy to prepare meals that are full of flavor without the fuss. These are my personal easy-to-prepare favorites and are repeat recipes on my weekly menus. 

Chicken Curry with Chickpeas and Cauliflower If you like a dish that is bursting with flavor then this is for you. Turmeric, ginger and curry make for a fantastic combination, without being too overpowering.  Ingredients: 4 pieces boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 onion, cut into half moons Turmeric Ginger powder Curry powder Salt Pepper 1 head of roasted cauliflower (recipe below)

1 15oz can of chickpeas 1 cup coconut milk Optional: 1/2 T corn starch mixed with 1 T water Directions: Saute onions until tender. Season lightly with salt and pepper then add generous amounts of ginger, turmeric and curry powder and stir. Cut chicken into cubes and add to pan. Combine with onions and spices. Cook until no longer pink and cooked through. Add chickpeas and combine well. Slowly add coconut milk and stir. If you want it thick, add the corn starch and bring to a boil and stir until thickens. Serve over roasted cauliflower or add cauliflower to the pan and combine with chicken and sauce.

Tomato Olive Sauce with Z ucchini Noodles I like to keep at least one meal on my weekly menu meat free. When I opt for a veggie dish I like to serve it with quinoa or zucchini noodles which happens to taste amazing for anyone opting for a carb free dinner.   Ingredients: 1 onion diced 2 cloves garlic diced 15 oz. crushed tomatoes 6 oz pitted black olives 2 tbsp flour 2 tbsp earth balance 1 cup almond milk 2 large zucchinis, peeled into noodles  Directions: Sauté onions and garlic

until tender. Add crushed tomatoes and black olives and season with salt, pepper, garlic and paprika and combine well. Simmer over a low flame for about 10 minutes. While the sauce simmers, melt Earth Balance, add flour and whisk together until a thick paste forms. Slowly add almond milk. Whisk until it thickens then add it to the tomato sauce mixture. You can add the zucchini noodles to the sauce or serve the sauce on top of the noodles.

Nina Safar is the founder and foodie of www.kosherinthekitch.com. Stressed about meal planning? Check out www.kosherinthekitch.com for more great ideas for easy weeknight cooking. 


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TEENS & TWENTIES Articles, poems and essays for this page should be e-mailed to teens@jewishpress.com

The following poem was written by Eden Malka, a student at the Yeshivah of Flatbush who will take part in the school’s

Witness Theater

in honor of Yom HaShoah.

A friend walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

 “Present and Past”  

And I heard you from the darkness From the deep cracks of the soul I heard you scream into the starry night: “Why?”   You were pale... so white. You were like an angel. If I could picture you, you would be the most beautiful of all. You wanted to be free, nothing else was on your mind.  To be a bird flying into the clouds was your desire. You would dream the sweetest of dreams hoping it was reality.  It was like a different dimension.  But slowly you shed the skin of reality and everything became a living nightmare.  In your eyes I see pain... the pain which scarred your soul, which burned within.   Your eyes, the sight of innocence has gone away.  Your world- everything you knew and loved would sink into the deep depths of the dark ocean.  Everything you needed was gone like the wind which whistles through the darkest forests.  The wind, when it hits you, you are suddenly paralyzed and you cannot speak a word.  Then silence- the one sound that destroys every other sound and is heard from miles away. And for a few seconds you are barely breathing, holding your breath so they wont find you. You cry for you have seen the shame, hurt, and suffering which made you so weak. And then while your hand is attached to mine I feel the waves of energy flow through.  I feel a shard of glass which is your misery.  I can feel a tiny fragment of it, but I cannot feel the entire piece of glass that is broken.  And while our hands are still together you speak to me while I look into your eyes.  And it hurts to hear every word.  Your story is not like any other person’s.  Your story is not just a legend or a poem.  It is your life: the story that will be ingrained within you until the end of time.   Your story is courageous filled with heroic aspects.  You are my role models who make me a better person.   You are my inspiration, the fire that burns within me.  


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FA M I LY F U N P A G E

Language Corner Fun With Words By Tzvia Ehrlich-Klein

Send YOUR jokes, riddles, parsha and Torah questions, recipes, pictures and more to magazine@jewishpress.com or mail to Happy Klein, Arzei HaBira 49, Apt. 32, Jerusalem, Israel.

Y N N FU S E N BO Submitted by Dovid G., Lakewood, NJ.

Question: What gets bigger the more you take away from it? Answer: A hole.

Submitted by

Shmuel Dovid W., Brooklyn, NY.

Question: Why did the baby snake cry?

With daylight savings time, we have more hours of LIGHT each day. How many words do you know that end in GHT, besides LIGHT? I found 18! Did you find any more? Answers: FIGHT NIGHT RIGHT TIGHT SIGHT MIGHTa BRIGHT EIGHT NOUGHT [naught] NAUGHT NIGHT BROUGHT CAUGHT SLIGHT WRIGHT AUGHT [a zero] DIGHT [to adorn] BIGHT [to fasten with a loop of rope]

Parents and Kids!

Questions For The Shabbos Table Did You Know…? … That the Arizal says that a person who does not speak lashon hora about others will merit that others will not speak lashon hora about him or her! …That Mishlei teaches that one who guards his mouth and tongue, guards his soul from suffering. It’s worth being careful!

Answer: Because it lost its rattle.


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F E AT U R E

After the After The Darkness Darkness

Originally published in Hebrew as Nichtav B’Dam Translated by Tfutza Publications tfutzal@gmail.com Tel: +972-2-650-9400

| Serial |

Tatte stops Marta from telling Breindel about the atrocities committed by the Nazis; Breindel tells Bayla that Esther is there to stay.

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Chapter 18

oel Myers stepped into the elevator and pressed P for the underground parking lot. The doors swished shut and the elevator descended silently in its shaft. Humming softly to himself, he checked his reflection in the mirror, the corners of his lips turning upward as he noted with pleasure the brand-new décor of the building he had recently moved into. It was just after eight o’clock, and the children had already left for school. He’d returned home from Shacharis at seven, helped Tzipora send the kids out, and now he was on his way to work. He was just about to move toward the elevator door, ready to get out, when, precisely two seconds before it should have touched down in the parking lot, he felt a slight shudder as it ground to a sudden halt – and he was plunged into darkness. His initial reaction was a mild sense of panic, but Yoel quickly recovered and groped along the wall until his fingers located the emergency button. Just a moment later, the lights came back on and the elevator descended for another few seconds before opening its doors and discharging its sole occupant. Yoel stepped out in relief, assuming there had been a brief power outage, fairly common in their neighborhood, brand-new building and décor notwithstanding. He strode confidently toward his black Chevy, which was parked close to the elevators, and stopped short. The door to his car slammed shut, and a man with a baseball cap pulled down low over his face sprinted past him toward the open elevator. “Hey!” Yoel shouted after the man. “What were you doing in my car!?” Paying him no heed, the man dove into the elevator and the doors closed behind him. Close on his heels, Yoel slammed on the button to open the door, but he was too late, and he heard it begin to ascend. Turning back to his car, he jumped in, floored the gas, and sped up the ramp and out of the parking lot, his eyes darting in

BY RACHEL SCHORR

Esther gets a phone call from Nechama; Mrs. Farkash is totally frustrated by Esther’s be