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FREE ISSUE 105 JULY 5, 2017
פרשת בלק י”א תמוז תשע”ז
Week in Review
THE MONSEY VIEW
Defense of Dirt
IT’S A JUNGLE GYM OUT THERE! // HAVE A BUBBLE BLAST! //
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Liven up basic bubble play
MUDPIES MEAN HEALTHY KIDS //
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GETTING INTO THE SWING OF THINGS // IN THE KITCHEN WITH THE KINDER //
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ENJOYING MY KITCHEN WITH YOUR RECIPES Thank you so much for a wonderful publication. It is my weekly Wednesday treat. Being a teacher, this time of the year is when I find myself enjoying my kitchen a lot. I would like to thank Leah Stern for her wonderful recipes. They are easy to make with clear, precise M&S SHOE REPAIR
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TANNERSVILLE TIP-OFFS I want to thank The Monsey View for the Excursions on Tannersville. Hunter Mountain and its surrounding areas are a majestic jewel in the Eibishterâ€™s beautiful world, one that our family often gets to enjoy during the summer months. I wanted your readers to be aware that the Villa Vosilla Hotel has an actively used swimming pool visible from the road and to all who approach the hotel. Also, North Lake/ South Lake has a swimming area close to the boating. It can easily be bypassed by using the park map. A general rule of thumb when booking in an unfamiliar hotel is to inquire about the presence and location of a pool to avoid unpleasant surprises. An Upstate Reader
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PARSHAS BALAK IS A PARSHA associated with Kiddush Hashem. The first association of this week’s Parsha with Kiddush Hashem is the modest way of life of the Bnei Yisroel, which prompted Bilaam to bless them: “Mah tovu ohalecha Yaakov mishk’nosecha Yisroel! – How goodly are your tents, oh Yaakov, your dwelling places, oh Yisroel!” (Bamidbar 24:5) The second association of this week’s Parsha is the incident in which Pinchas slew Zimri for his public transgression, thus ending the plague that had killed 24,000. There is another act of Kiddush Hashem recorded in this week’s Parsha, but it is one that most people have likely never learned about. At the beginning of this week’s Parsha, Balak dispatches elders from the people of Moav and Midian to ask Bilaam to come with them and curse the Bnei Yisroel. Bilaam responds that they should stay overnight, and he will give them an answer after Hashem speaks to him. (Bamidbar 22:8) In the very next posuk, Hashem addresses Bilaam, “Mi ha’anashim ha’eilah imach? – Who are these men with you?” (Bamidbar 22:9) Later, Hashem instructs Bilaam regarding these men: “Lo seileich imahem! – You shall not go with them!”(Bamidbar 22:12) The Ohr HaChaim HaKadosh ties these posukim together as follows. Hashem asked Bilaam who these men were as a way of pointing out to Bilaam that these men were not worthy of being sent with him. Hashem was trying to show Bilaam that Balak had insulted him by sending emissaries of such low
caliber. Bilaam failed to understand the message until Hashem added, “Do not go with them!” The Ohr HaChaim points out that Hashem may have concerned Himself with Bilaam’s honor as a reward for Bilaam having honored Hashem by telling the emissaries that his decision regarding whether he would join them would depend on whether Hashem would permit him to go. Bilaam could have simply asked them to give him until the next day to think it over, but he did not. Instead, he honored Hashem by telling the emissaries that his decision depended on Hashem’s decree. The Ohr HaChaim adds that Hashem does not withhold reward from any person, regardless of his religion — even one such as Bilaam! The Ohr HaChaim ties this in with the Gemara in Sanhedrin 96, where Hashem greatly rewards Nevuchadnetzar for having honored Hashem. Nevuchadnetzar had been a scribe for the King M’rodach, the king of Bavel. King M’rodach dispatched a letter to King Chizkiyah in which he blessed Chizkiyah before blessing Hashem. Nevuchadnetzar chased down the courier and took back the letter in order to correct this mistake against Hashem’s honor. In reward for what might appear to be a small act, Hashem took Nevuchadnetzar — a servant with no ties to the throne whatsoever — and made him king of Bavel. When we step back and consider the Ohr HaChaim’s statements, it really is astounding. Bilaam was a man who intended to go and curse Hashem’s
If this is how Hashem rewards rashaim such as Bilaam and Nevuchadnetzar for minor acts of Kiddush Hashem, can we imagine what rewards he has in store for us, who live lives of Kiddush Hashem?
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chosen people — and Hashem rewarded him for having mentioned that he would await Hashem’s reply regarding the mission. Nevuchadnetzar chased down a courier to change a few words in a letter to ensure that Hashem received proper kavod, and was rewarded with the kingship. In this week’s Parsha, when Pinchas slew Zimri, he was rewarded with the kehunah. Pinchas had wanted to be a kohen, but it was impossible according to his lineage. Nevertheless, Hashem made him a kohen — nothing is impossible for Hashem! If this is how Hashem rewards rashaim such as Bilaam and Nevuchadnetzar for minor acts of Kiddush Hashem, can we imagine what rewards he has in store for us, who live lives of Kiddush Hashem? We should absolutely love and serve Hashem with no thought of reward. However, when we reflect on the great rewards Hashem bestows on even rashaim, and how Hashem has rewarded seemingly small acts with otherwise impossible rewards, it can lead us to reflect on Hashem’s greatness — which in turn can inspire us toward acts of Kiddush Hashem. Everyone has times when they feel alone, and when their actions seem insignificant. Reflecting on this week’s Parsha, we can see clearly that every word we utter is weighed and measured, and every act we perform is carefully recorded. Hashem cares about everything we do and say, and even if we make terrible mistakes in life, chas v’shalom, the reward awaiting us for all the good that we do will not be forgotten and cannot be diminished. May we all live lives of Kiddush Hashem, and in so doing, inspire others to do the same.
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Pedestrian Safety Jumps to Top Priority in Ramapo After Route 59 Accident JUST HOURS BEFORE the serious crash in which a Monsey mother and her three children were seriously injured alongside of Route 59 across from the Town Square shopping center, the Ramapo Police Department announced that it would be holding an enforcement portion of the twoweek-long statewide pedestrian safety initiative. The campaign was held in conjunction with the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Department of Transportation and was designed to encourage pedestrians to obey “Walk/Don’t Walk” signals and to ensure that drivers yield to pedestrians in crosswalks. According to The Journal News,
a plainclothes police officer posed as a pedestrian at several busy intersections throughout the day on June 28th, stepping out into the crosswalk as cars approached. The vast majority of drivers failed to yield to the decoy officer, and approximately 40 tickets were given throughout the day, with many other drivers given warnings. “Almost every time, people blew right by him,” said Sergeant Chris Youngman of the Ramapo Police Department. “We’re not trying to trick or trap people. We’re trying to make the road safer.” In the aftermath of the accident, which is being attributed to road rage, town officials have been working furiously to effect immediate safety upgrades. Signs instructing drivers not
to drive on the shoulders of Route 59 will be erected in the coming weeks, in addition to stripes being painted on the shoulder where the devastating accident took place. Interim Town Supervisor Yitzy Ullman convened a meeting with state and local officials last week, calling for more sidewalks on Route 59 and suggesting the possibility of hiring pedestrian safety officers. A regional program that will bring safety improvements to the area, including 15,000 feet of sidewalks and over 60 high-visibility crosswalks, will not begin for another year. Some have criticized the state program, saying that Route 59 needs to be widened in order to alleviate congestion and promote pedestrian safety.
New Bridge to be Named for Former Governor Mario Cuomo THE NAME TAPPAN Zee Bridge will soon be disappearing from the roadways as the state legislature passed a last-minute bill at the end of the legislative session naming the new twin span the Mario Cuomo Bridge. The push to name the bridge for the former governor who died two years ago was spearheaded by his son,
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THE ROAD TO A SAFER RAMAPO Q&A with Aron Wieder, Rockland County Legislator BY: RUCHY REESE
Every community needs members who jump to action when there’s a need. Lucky for us, we’ve got more than one. Just this past week, several local activists showed their brilliant colors TOWN SUPERVISOR YITZCHOK ULLMAN, LEGISLATOR ARON WIEDER, when tragedy struck Monsey. Shortly after a woman and her AND MEMBERS OF THE RPD AND THE DOT JOIN TOGETHER TO ADDRESS three beautiful children were ravaged by a vehicle on the shoulSAFETY ISSUES IN RAMAPO. der of Route 59 near the Town Square shopping center, Aron Wieder was there, sharing with the wider world the safety issues that should have been taken care of long ago. Likewise, Town of Ramapo Supervisor, Yitzchok Ullman, immediately got to work arranging meetings to address and provide solutions for the road safety hurdles that drivers and pedestrians encounter. And it seems that because of their efforts and the positive government response, the tide is turning, ushering in a new era of a safer Ramapo.
WHAT WAS THE IMMEDIATE RESPONSE TO THE ACCIDENT ON ROUTE 59? There was a huge public outcry over this incident, as no family should find themselves in a life or death situation because road upgrades haven’t been done. Baruch Hashem, government response was swift; Governor Cuomo’s office called me the very next day and promised to address the safety issues in Ramapo, and the DOT became actively involved as well. Three days after the event the Ramapo Police Department, the Department Of Transportation, and the new Town of Ramapo Supervisor, Yitzchok Ulman, met to join forces in instituting new safety measures for the community. WHAT KIND OF CHANGES CAN WE EXPECT IN THE COMING DAYS? Immediate effort will be invested into creating major changes on Route 59 in regards to installing sidewalks from Kennedy to Remsen where there are currently none, upgrading crosswalks and turning lanes, and installing a very sophisticated, high-tech traffic light system — the first of its kind. This new system will be the first in the state, and will monitor, in real time, traffic on the street. Amazingly, the behavior of the system will modify itself according to the ebb and flow of traffic as it’s happening, adjusting itself accordingly. There will be hub to monitor the system. Of course, there are other ways to enhance public safety as well, but those will take some time. WHO IS FUNDING THIS CHANGES, AND WILL IT AFFECT TAXPAYERS? These upgrades will be a state-funded project and will not cost taxpayers anything. The government has identified funds that are able to support these changes in the money allocated for the Tappen Zee Bridge and the roads that feed into it, like Route 59. They were able to allocate between $20– 30 million, and will start the project immediately.
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WHEN CAN WE EXPECT TO SEE THESE CHANGES OCCUR? The time frame for such a massive project occurs in several stages. In the next couple of weeks, companies will be able to place their bids to become involved in the project. Over the summer the various bids will be reviewed, the companies researched, etc. Once all bids are in and the decisions are made about whom to hire, prep work will be done over the winter. Actual construction is forecasted for Spring 2018. It is also in the plans that most major construction will take place at night, so as not to impede traffic patterns during the day. OTHER THAN ROUTE 59, ARE THERE OTHER AREAS IN MONSEY THAT PRESENT SIGNIFICANT SAFETY CONCERNS FOR DRIVERS AND PEDESTRIANS? Yes. Supervisor Yitzchok Ullman is heading a new committee in the Town of Ramapo that is working to identify the major problematic points throughout the unincorporated points of Ramapo, together with an engineering company. There are definite concerns over infrastructure and traffic, and these are under discussion. So far, 14–15 major points throughout Ramapo have been noted as needing to be addressed. This committee will meet often to discover solutions to these problems. IF A RESIDENT HAS A CONCERN ABOUT A STREET SAFETY ISSUE, WHOM SHOULD THEY CONTACT? In general, the person should contact the local municipality of the area in question if they have a concern, such as going to the Town of Ramapo or the Village of Spring Valley, etc. However, there are certain state and/or county roads where the state or county has sole jurisdiction, like Route 59.
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MORNING INTRUDED. Henya was still so tired, sprinting out of bed, rushing into the early light. The world awoke to itself, the birds’ endless plans for the day, the ocean pulling itself in to allow the inhabitants of this world a little more Henya leaves Bianca with a terrible feelspace. Always ebbing and flowing, never a deing. She comes home, and hears her huspendable, controllable body, but tantruming and band talk about their shtetl falling apart. leaning in and pulling away — like Faivel was often doing. She clattered pan to grate, starting her dinner by sweating an onion. She’d forgotten to buff the bottom of the pan since last Shabbos, and its polished shine was dulled. So busy. When the nukerlech soup, potato knishes and chicken were duly done, she pinned Faivel down in his carriage with his multi-strap harness and headed out. Sometimes, the home was a shelter. Not today. Bianca was crazy. But Henya still wanted her. Still wanted the closeness. And something had happened to her husband, that the light in his plans went dark. She walked by small neat patches of grass. Why did these houses not Sometimes, the houses, hold its inhabitants close? And what did Tilla want? She’d finally found peace in this earthy town, and home is a sheleverything was changing again. “Bashefer?” ter. Not today. The trees swayed in supplication. “Please help me. All we are trying to do is rebuild what we had and lost, but we have nothing. No guidance. No elders.” Her grandmother. She’d had the softest hands. And more. She was soft of heart. Henya had once told her neighbor, Basya’la Albert, “Nobody will marry you.” Basya’la had run home crying and Henya, realizing how ruthless she’d been, had been afraid. She had been afraid to tell her mother. She had been afraid to live with who she was, who she was becoming. So she had gone to Babba’leben. “Babba?” she had told her over a zserbo
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“Let me tell you something,” Tilla said. “We’ve survived. We’ve made it through so much. We braved the disdain of others, who said we could never make it here, so far away. If you think this is the last war we’ve waged… The yetzer hara is always here. This is an invitation. It’s an invitation to come together and encourage each other.”
ly. “You?” Henya regarded her. “I thought… you wanted to tell me that our town is bleeding away and that—” “It is. We are. We’re bleeding.” And there had to be more than one way to bleed. Of course there was. There were so many ways to kill a nation. “But if you are leaving, why do you care?” “I don’t want to leave. I don’t. and I suspect that Hershlag doesn’t want to either. Maybe we won’t have to.” “But they have to, don’t they? Everyone has the right to choose a community. If it doesn’t work… doesn’t a person have the right to leave?” “Our shtetl is small and young,” said Tilla. “and like raising a child,
If only she had a grandmother who could laugh it all away. If only someone could tell her Bianca wasn’t her fault. She dropped the rug in front of her door and stamped it in place. “But do you think a person who leaves… makes the entire town more susceptible?” Henya walked up the three small steps. She spotted a chair at the other end of the porch. “The entire town?!” “Yes. As in, is this the start of everyone leaving? Is this but a symptom? That we all can’t do it anymore? That it’s too much?” Holding Faivel, she felt her world blacking out so she gripped the table, steadying herself. “There is no such a thing. Everyone does what they need to do.” Confusion. Why was fog her most dominating experience? “I’ll tell you a little secret,” Tilla said. “I thought of moving too.” “What?” Henya breathed deep-
we can raise our shtetl. But we must change. We must. Because the way it is now… it will fall apart.” “What? What do we need to do?” She was exhausted, heated up, desperate to make it okay. Why were all the problems she’d left behind following her along like a shadow? “We are not living alone,” Tilla said. “This world is an interdependent one, where one hand washes the other.” “Some of it affects us in ways that the other person can’t even imagine.” To be continued... Chany Rosengarten authors columns and serialized novels in leading publications. She can be reached at gchanyg@ gmail.com.
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DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 350°. 2. Cream margarine and sugar in a bowl. Add pudding and eggs. When well-combined, add the rest of the ingredients except for fruity pebbles. When all ingredients are well-incorporated, add the fruity pebbles. 3. Drop by the heaping tablespoon onto parchment paper-lined cookie sheets. Bake for 10–12 minutes.
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BLONDIES WITH ADD-INS This recipe is extremely versatile. The add-in options are endless. You can never go wrong with classic chocolate chips, but my favorite way to make this cake is to break sandwich cookies into small pieces and drop it into the batter at the end. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup oil 2 cups brown sugar 3 eggs 1 ½ tablespoons vanilla sugar 3 cups flour ¾ teaspoon baking soda 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 350°. 2. Mix oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a large bowl. 3. When well-incorporated, add all the rest of the ingredients. 4. Spread out onto a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. I find the easiest way to do this is to wet your hands and just spread it out with your wet hands. 5. Bake for 20–25 minutes. While still hot, cut into bars.
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STAINED GLASS COOKIES Sugar cookies turn magical when their centers are cut out and filled with chopped hard candies. As the dough bakes, the candy melts into a dazzling stained glass window, creating a colorful confection. This is an awesome activity for children to do as they watch with amazement as the chopped candy spreads into a beautiful center. INGREDIENTS: 2 sticks margarine 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 cups flour 1 pack colored lollies, crushed into small pieces
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n 2017, a backyard is something no longer taken for granted, even up here in the suburbs. Those who are fortunate to have their home surrounded by a soft carpet of grass know what a wonderful play area that provides the kids with. You can never go wrong with a basic swingset (not that today’s swingsets are basic, with options of rock walls, ball pits, the most unique and fun swings, different exciting slides and cozy little rooms) but if you want to purchase something at a smaller scale or you have just a little green area to fill up, here’s a collection of exciting paraphernalia for healthy summer fun in your very own backyard.
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Lifetime Geometric Dome Climber
These dome climbers are available at a variety of vendors in different sizes. The one featured here is available at Walmart or Amazon in two colors, and sells at the range of $170. It is suitable for ages 3–10, is 5 feet high and has a 10-foot diameter. Weight capacity is 600 pounds; that means that ten kids can easily enjoy this at once.
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This fun and safe merry-go-round keeps four kids entertained at once. It is ideal for ages 2–8 and is available at Walmart, Target, Toys R Us and Home Depot for about $170.
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This awesome see-saw-like toy can seat up to seven kids at once and provides side-to-side and up-and-down action. Also available in earthtone colors. It sells at approximately $280 at Walmart, Jet, BJ’s and Sam’s Club, and is ideal for ages 3 and up.
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A really fun and safe activity for kids who enjoy to rough around. These inflatable balls allow kids to bump into each other and jump together without getting hurt. They are available individually and in pairs, and generally sell for $40–$50 a pair (kids size). These bumper balls are available in a variety of sizes and colors at Amazon, Wayfair as well as other stores. The adult-sized ones are more expensive.
The Ninja rope is hung between two trees at a safe level for a fun obstacle course. This set, which includes 7 obstacles, costs $105 at Walmart, and is available at a variety of other vendors. Additional pieces can be bought separately. There’s also a rope ladder for about $20 available at Walmart.
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This water-filled pad that comes along with washable crayons with which to color it, also has a sprinkler on one side. Kids enjoy sliding across and bouncing all over this squishy mat, or even relaxing on it — and coloring. This product is intended for ages 3 and up and is available at Walmart, Toys R Us and Sears for about $20–$25. There are also aquapods available without sprinklers and even some with fish inside in different sizes and at different price points.
This one is only for you if you have close to $2,000 (and the extra backyard space) to invest, but if you do, it is a much safer and extremely fun alternative to the other trampolines. The prices of $1,695–$1,995 that In Ground Trampolines charges for a 12-foot trampoline thankfully includes installation fees. There is another vendor (familyleisure.com) who will sell a 14-foot trampoline to you for $1,299, but you have to install it on your own.
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This coaster provides toddlers with a safe and fun roller coaster ride on a bike. It is available at Walmart, Amazon, Toys R Us, Target, Kohls and Jet for $100–$130.
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Your young excavator can move the earth, or just the play sand, with this fun rotating digging machine. Available at Walmart, Hearthsong, Home Depot, Jet and Amazon for $30–$50.
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Keep the kids in the shade while you serve lunch or supper in the backyard with this picnic table that seats 6 kids and includes a sun umbrella. It is available at Walmart for $70. You can also get the 4-kid table with an umbrella for $50. This item is available in many more stores, and there are similarly styled items from different companies for similar pricing.
To seat 8 kids, you can get this picnic table with an umbrella for $140, also at Walmart.
SAFETY IN YOUR FUN ZONE Backyard jungle gyms and swing sets are a thrill every child dreams of, but they do come with their own element of danger. Every year, roughly 50,000 home playground-related injuries occur in the U.S., with about 80% of those occurring from falls. A handful of fatalities occur as well, mostly due to entanglement in ropes, cords or from inappropriate clothing that contain drawstrings or items worn around the neck, or due to moving parts. These tragic happenstances can many times be prevented with a little knowledge and extra effort when installing your outdoor toys. Here are some tips: • Place your playground far away from roads and driveways in an open space at least six feet from other structures and obstacles such as tree branches and wires. • Install equipment on level ground to prevent tippage. • Do not place metal equipment in direct sun in order to prevent serious burns. • Put down some sort of shock-absorbing soft flooring. Consult with an expert to learn the safest option. Never put loosefill flooring, such as mulch, on top of hard surfaces like cement or concrete. • Keep quiet play areas such as sandboxes away from high energy areas like swing sets. • Make sure that your equipment is installed properly, by an experienced expert. • Avoid heavy wooden or metal swings to prevent injury. Stick with plastic or other lightweight materials. • If using a swing with a rope attachment, ensure that the rope is inseparable to reduce strangulation risk. Never let a child play with rope or string! • Maintain your swing set by checking nuts and bolts for tightness and all parts for signs of wear and tear. Do this twice monthly. • Never let your child wear a helmet while playing on equipment. The helmet increases the radius of the head, creating a greater chance of entrapment, while the chin strap presents a strangulation hazard. • Never lead a toddler inside a swing alone or without safety restraints. • Always supervise your kids! For more information about safety when planning your outdoor fun zone, please see the Outdoor Home Playground Safety Handbook available at https:// www.cpsc.gov/s3fs-public/324.pdf
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If you’re not ready to invest in a full swingset, or don’t have the space for one, look into great individual swing options. This one is $110 at Walmart (Amazon has it for a bit more) and can accommodate two kids at once. This one, that gets hung from a tree, is only $24 on Amazon.
This hammock can be filled with water, hot or cold, for a relaxing summer soak; no pool needed to cool off. They start at about $600 and accessories like heaters are sold separately. Available at Hydro Hammock.
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CHILDREN OF THE WORLD, rejoice! Prominent scientists and eminent medical researchers have come to the same conclusion: Not only is it okay to play a little in dirt, but getting dirty may actually be
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good for your health. As with all medical research that will eventually affect humans, experiments were done on mice. As much as we, especially women, dislike mice, the little critters are often
used by scientists for proving or disproving medical theories. Mice injected with various microbes and bacteria were less likely to contract certain diseases as explained below. Most of civilization has benefited from medical advances such as antibiotics, vaccines and sterilization, which have greatly reduced the incidence and severity of life-threatening infections. However, modern society has seen the proliferation of non-life threatening, yet serious diseases in children, such as asthma, allergies and inflammatory bowel disease, and metabolic diseases such as obesity and diabetes.
To explain it as simply as possible, a baby is born with certain microbes, which are basically immature immune cells. These were placed in the lining of the stomach to help fight disease. When bacteria is introduced into the system, these cells react to them, changing, multiplying and even moving to other parts of the body to “train” the cells there to fight disease. If the cells are not exposed to this reaction, the immune system becomes lazy and sluggish, unable to fight disease properly. A simplistic comparison would be to use the advice given regarding our muscles and our brain: Use it or lose it. Of course, there are other factors to consider. The overuse of antibiotics is one. The lack of proper diet with the proliferation of junk food is another. However, this article’s emphasis is on the hows, whys and whens to let our children sometimes get dirty. As with everything else in today’s world, we Yidden have a slightly different take on this whole matter. First of all, there’s the wellknown admonition that a talmid chocham must always make sure that his clothing is clean. Then there’s Shabbos and Yom Tov to consider. It is actually a halacha that one has to change to clean clothing l’kavod Shabbos. Here are some practical ways to let your child enjoy the healthy aspects of getting dirty, without in any way compromising on values: NO ONE IS TELLING YOU to let your little girl jump in a mud pud-
if she is young enough). Instead of fretting and yelling at her to get out of the mud, grab your camera. There’s the making of a great photo op, with a resulting prize-winning picture. BABIES BELONG ON THE FLOOR. Save the white stretchie from Tante Mirel for another occasion and dress him in practical clothing, but don’t fret if his little hands get a bit dirty and then find their way into his mouth. Remember: You’re “exercising” his immune system.
ALLOWING YOUR CHILDREN TO PLAY in a sandis also good, healthy But there’s always a Sunday box fun. You may want to suor a Monday, and she could pervise younger children, as washing sand out of curly be wearing her Crocs. hair is no fun, as any mother who had that job can attest. However it’s an opportudle while wearing white tights and nity for kids to learn how to share her patent leather Shabbos shoes. tools, how to improvise when they But there’s always a Sunday or a don’t have actual sand toys, and it’s Monday, and she could be wearing a great way to foster imaginative her Crocs, and dark tights (or none play.
ADDING WATER TO SAND, with the resulting mud, is a basic, simple, first lesson in practical science.
Of course we have to set limits and boundaries. That’s the job of us mothers. For that, there is the good old-fashioned item called “soap.” Stay away from all the antibacterial soaps, which can do more harm than good. In fact, the government recently banned some of the chemicals in antibacterial soaps. Keep a simple bar on the bathroom sink, and insist that everyone wash their hands before coming to the table. To sum up, I am not suggesting that you throw out all of your principles regarding cleanliness. Be the balabusta you’ve always strived to be, using tips and strategies you’ve learned and perfected over the years... Just let loose a little bit. Dress your children in practical play clothing, and save the fancier stuff for Shabbos and special occasions. Don’t panic just because the children get a bit dirty. It won’t, chalila, harm anyone, and will hopefully result in happier, healthier, less stressed children.
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IT’S HARD TO RESIST the allure of a soap bubble. Those iridescent spherical orbs have the ability to mesmerize and to turn even the stodgiest curmudgeon into a kid again as they try to blow the perfect bubble and then watch it drift off in the breeze into realms unknown. Yup, bubbles are truly magical. While bubbles might take us back to the days of our childhood, they have been fascinating humanity for far longer than any of us have been alive. A portrait of two boys blowing bubbles painted by Caspar Netscher in approximately 1670 graces the collection of the National Gallery in London, while a famous 1730s Jean Chardin oil painting titled Soap Bubbles hangs in Washington D.C.’s National Gallery of Art. Sir Isaac Newton was also known to have explored the scientific aspects of bubbles, but
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for most of us, bubbles are fun and a true sign of summer. Soap bubbles are formed when a very thin film of soapy water forms around a pocket of air, creating a hollow sphere. Take a bubble wand, a piece of wire twisted into a closed
inside the bubble by two layers of soap molecules with a layer of water sandwiched in between, bubbles are able to float unless they meet up with some resistance, or more commonly, the finger of an inquisitive child who just can’t resist the oppor-
Bubbles are able to float unless they meet up with some resistance, or more commonly, the finger of an inquisitive child who just can’t resist the opportunity to touch. shape, a straw or countless other objects and dip them into a bubble solution, and as you blow through the opening, the soap molecules in the solution reduce the surface tension in the water. As a result, the solution stretches, creating a perfect sphere. Because the air is trapped
tunity to touch. Because bubbles are comprised of soap and water, a bubble can only last as long as it contains a sufficient amount of moisture. As bubbles float through the air, the water in their skin begins to evaporate, causing the skin to get thinner and
thinner until it eventually pops on its own. Exposure to anything dry, including grass, a person, a wall or most other things will have the same effect on a bubble. Additionally, contact with anything sharp enough to pierce a bubble’s thin skin will also cause it to pop, since it frees the air trapped inside the bubble. No matter what shape your wand may be, or what shape your bubble appears to be taking as it is formed, soap bubbles are always round once they are fully formed because once a bubble is sealed, the tension in the skin of the bubble causes it to shrink to a sphere, the smallest possible shape that can accommodate the volume of air trapped inside the bubble. Bubbles that bump into other bubbles can take on slightly different shapes, with two equally sized bubbles sharing a flat wall between them, while smaller bubbles may be swallowed up inside a larger one. Even if your bubble solution is clear, a rainbow of color will still be visible when the light is reflected by the surface of a bubble. When first formed, bubbles have more of a greenish or bluish tinge, but as the bubble floats and the moisture content in the skin begins to evaporate, bubbles have more of a pink or purple hue. As a bubble’s surface continues to thin even further, it will take on a yellow or blackish tone, a sure sign that it is about to pop. BUBBLES HAVE come a long way over the years, progressing from the 25-cent plastic bottles of pink and blue bubble solution of my youth to an entire army of products that grace store shelves today. From bubble machines that produce an endless stream of bubbles, to toy lawn mowers that blow bubbles as your toddler pushes them over your grass, to the why-didn’t-they-think-of-this-sooner, messfree, no spill bubble tumblers, bubbles are a big business. Whether you choose to go with a fun-filled bubble bath to get your kids clean at the end of a hot summer day or take the family to see a live bubble show, there is no denying that bubbles are fascinating and the perfect activity for kids of all ages.
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Of course you can go to the store and buy bubbles and bubble wands, but making them at home can be lots of fun for you and your children as you explore the possibilities.
Basic Bubble Solution: 2 ½ cups water 1 cup dishwashing soap ¼ cup corn syrup
Bubble Wands from Simple to Creative: • Use a single straw to blow a basic bubble or connect a few straws together to create geometric shapes and oversized spheres. Want to get even more creative? Gather about six or seven straws into a bundle and tape them together. Dip the end of your straw bundle into the bubble solution and blow for a mega fun stream of mini bubbles. • Twist ties, coat hangers, just about any wire and pipe cleaners can be twisted in virtually any shape for great bubble fun. When using pipe cleaners, slide a few beads onto the remaining length of the pipe cleaner to give the handle a little extra body. • Cut off the end of an empty water bottle and remove the cap. Dip the now cap-less narrow end of the bottle into the bubble solution and blow from the bottom end of the water bottle. • Poke a hole into the side of a plastic drinking cup about one-third of a way from the bottom and fill the cup with bubble solution until just below the hole, sticking a straw through the hole. Tilt the cup slightly, so that the straw is immersed in the bubble solution, and then start blowing a full stream of bubbles. Be sure to tell your kids not to suck in on the straw, because I can tell you that I remember very clearly from my childhood that bubble solution tastes really bad. • Want some major wow? Make a really big batch of bubbles, pour them into a small wading pool and have your child stand on a small stool in the pool. Take a hula hoop, put it over your child and lower it around your child into the solution. Raise the hula hoop slowly over your child’s head for a life-sized bubble.
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was enjoying myself at the shmorgasbord of a neighbor’s chasunah when I noticed my mechutan on the other end of the room. I went over to say hello and we quickly got to our favorite topic of conversation: our children. “I’m worried about them,” I told him, “It’s already a couple of years and no children. I don’t want to be that nosy father and ask my daughter what’s going on… do you know anything?” “No,” he sighed, “I’m worried too.” We sat quietly in our thoughts for a few moments and then suddenly, a brainstorm struck. “Mendy,” I said excitedly, “How would you like to be my new partner!” “Huh?” He looked quite confused. “Listen,” I said, “You know that organization Tehillim Kollel, you know the one with all the stories about the Yeshuos people receive?” “I’m not sure,” he responded. “C’mon,” I said, “They are a really big organization. They have locations at the Tzions of tzaddikim, like in Meron or the Shlah. They have minyanim of men that recite the entire Sefer Tehillim early in the morning, a special time of day.” “Okay, yeah sure, I think I have heard of them. So, nu, what about them?” “Well,” I continued, “What if we signed up, b’shitfus, for membership for our children. I pay half, you pay half, and together, in that zchus, may our children merit their own!” “Hmm, that is a really beautiful idea! Let’s call them right now.” And with credit cards in hand, we made the call. B’shitfus, may we be zoche to eniklach together.
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HOW MUCH SPACE IS NEEDED FOR A SWING SET? A basic swing set requires an area of at least 14 feet by 14 feet, and the average set needs 22 feet by 18 feet. ARE THERE ANY CONDITIONS YOU CANNOT MAKE A SWING SET IN? Outdoor play is Swing It’s expertise, and we always manage to figure something out, unless there is no space. IF MY HOME IS ON A HILL, CAN I STILL HAVE A SWING SET IN MY YARD? It is often possible, depending on how steep the hill is. WHAT TYPES OF MATERIALS DO YOU OFFER AND WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THEM? We offer a full line of commercial and residential playsets. The commercial line is made out of metal and is used by schools and developments. We also have vinyl and wood sets for residential playgrounds. WHAT DOES A STANDARD SWING SET INCLUDE? At least one tower and some swings. WHAT ARE SOME INTERESTING TYPES OF EQUIPMENT YOU OFFER? We started manufacturing a new open spiral slide that people have been asking about for a long time. Another novel play option is a ball pit into which kids slide into through a tunnel slide. We also have a full line of interest-
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ing swings, like tire swings, hammock swings and a double swing for mother and baby. The list goes on. HOW DO YOU ENSURE THAT A SWING SET IS SAFE? Safety is our number-one priority. We only work with the most trusted manufacturers that put children’s safety first. HOW DOES THE FACT THAT YOUR PRODUCTS ARE AMISH AFFECT THE QUALITY/DESIGN OF YOUR PLAYSETS? The Amish are well-known for their quality craftsmanship of swing sets. WHERE ARE THEY ACTUALLY MADE? In Amish country, in Pennsylvania. HOW LONG DOES A SWING SET LAST? If you go with vinyl you have a 20-year warranty. The wood, when maintained correctly, can last for many years as well. IS THERE ANY SPECIFIC TYPE OF MAINTENANCE REQUIRED FOR A SWING SET? The vinyl sets are maintenance-free. The wood has to be power washed and stained every two to three years. THANK YOU, SWING IT PLAYSETS, FOR THE INSIDE SCOOP!
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KUPAH SHEL TZEDAKAH THEN AND NOW B Y : R A B B I F. M A S H I N S K Y
“Minhag Yisroel Torah” is found commonplace in the Shulchan Aruch and commentaries. Customs have taken a vital role in Jewish history. Some customs border on Halacha, while others have entered into our religion by tradition, legacies handed down from generation to generation with origins unkown. Certain traditions require to be upheld, even if one’s life is threatened, while others have been forgotten with the winds of time. We find many stories in Chazal how Yidden risked life and limb to uphold Minhagim. In the story of the Churban, quoted in the Gemara Gittin and Midrash Eichah, we find a minhag to plant a tree when a child is born to be used later as the Chupah poles at the same child’s wedding. When the axle of the chariot belonging to a Roman princess broke, her men attempted to secure it using a tree designated for such a Chupah. The Jews, zealously trying to uphold this custom, attacked the princess’s entourage which ultimately caused a fierce Roman backlash, eventually destroying one of the last vestiges of a Jewish settlement in Eretz Yisroel. One of these customs that seem to have been lost from our history is the “Community Kupah Shel Tzedakah”. Many chapters of our Shulchan Aruch and Rambam are dedicated to the Laws of charity for the poor. They are based on many Sugyos Hashas. In fact, both the Rambam and the Tur proclaim that throughout history it was unheard of that in a city where Jews live there should not be such a Kupah. The Gemara states that one is not permitted to live in a city that lacks a Kupah shel Tzedaka. Throughout history we find Jewish communities from Spain to Russia, large and small, that had some form of Charitable Society. The SMA”G (13th century) quotes that while visiting Spain he saw the Gabbai Tzedaka make the rounds daily and then distributing the proceeds on Erev Shabbos. Even relatively small communities had such collections. In the year 1750, Verona, a relatively small Jewish community, had fifteen relief societies to help the poor and indigent. Jewish hospitals, clinics, burial societies, free loan societies, guest hostels, Bikur Cholim organizations, and local charities for the poor was popular in many cities throughout the diaspora. Virtually, wherever Jews lived, from London in the west, to St. Petersburg in the east and beyond, there was always a structured charity fund which was directed by the Rav or the elders of the community.
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This custom based on Halacha seemed to continue until World War 2. With the rise of Hitler and the Nazis YM”S, with their intent to destroy any trace of Jewish life, these organizations were their first target. Since then, within the structured and central community, Tzedaka, which was a vital and integral part of Jewish life and legacy, seized to exist. After the tragic Churban, as one third of our Jewish nation was decimated, Yidden slowly picked themselves up from the ashes and crematoriums and began to restore Jewish life in new their new countries here in the United States and abroad. With Hashem’s help we have merited a renaissance of epic proportions. Jewish communities, cities, and towns have grown spiritually and in population greater than cities in pre-war Europe, Kein Yirbu. Yeshivas and Kolelim here and in Eretz Yisroel, rival the Yeshivas of yore. One of the noticeable changes that have taken place in post-war Jewish life, is the lack of structured centralized Rabbanus and community organization in our cities and towns. Barring a mere few Jewish centers worldwide, most Jewish communities are comprised of a group of haphazard Shuls, Batei Midrashim, sects and neighborhoods that form an in cohesive Jewish community. The common thread between all these communities is the lack of a community Kupah shel Tzedaka, where cash stipends are dispensed to the poor of the community on a regular basis as the Shulchan Aruch dictates. The Monsey community is privileged to be one of the only communities worldwide to have such a Kupah. In the summer of 1957 when Monsey was a fledgling Torah community, Kupath Ezrah was established. Rabbi Hershel Mashinsky ZT”L together with his partner Mr. Sam Nussbaum A”H , with a burning desire in their hearts and souls, began a Tzedaka fund to help the needy neighbors of their community . The core principals of this fund was to have a Kupas Aniyim based on the dictates of the Shulchan Aruch, led, advised, and endorsed by all the Rabanim of the community. Quietly and discreetly millions of dollars have been distributed to poor and disadvantaged families of the greater Monsey community, in the form of monthly stipends. To be Continued….
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If you haven’t yet checked out Turtleboo’s brand-new, beautiful facilities, then you are surely curious what it’s all about — just like the rest of Monsey. This week we take you on a tour in Monsey’s newest children’s destination, where Turtleboo’s friendly and helpful staff ensure that the kids have a blast in this exciting wonderland, while their parents relax and enjoy the fun.
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Sunday and non-school days: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, school days: 3:30 – 8:00 p.m. Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
ADMISSION: $15; two adults free per family Admission includes soft play area, rides and virtual games for the entire day ARCADES: Each token is 25 cents. Most games take 1–2 tokens. Buy $20 worth of tokens at the front desk and get 20 free bonus tokens TURTLEBOO SOCKS: For your safety, all players and adults on the soft play are required to wear the provided extra-grip Turtleboo socks. The price per pair is $1.00. They can be reused from visit to visit and make a most exciting souvenir for kids of all ages. GROUP RATES: 30+ kids, $11 per child; reserve a day in advance (free Turtleboo socks for groups) ATM machine on premises Token machine accepts all bills (no coins) Free Turtleboo collection cards at admission. - Collect 15 consecutive # cards (out of 50) and get free admission!
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SOFT PLAY AREA
Three great rides delight little (and big!) riders, especially when there’s limitless entry to every one of them, all day long. There’s the train roller coaster that’s loads of fun, even for the adults. There’s the airport, with airplanes that hover up in the air for a bird’s-eye view of Turtleboo. Even better, these little planes will soon be able to be controlled by their riders, who will determine if they want to fly high or low and when to blink their LED lights. Then there’s the Himalaya, the fast twisting ride, that goes both forward and backward for circles of fun.
The soft play area is a huge three-story structure of pure fun. Tunnels, a worm cage, slides (open slide! drop slide! spiral slide!), gravity tunnels, ropes and a rock wall connect and intersect to form a thrilling maze to jump, crawl and bounce in. There are also relaxing spots to rest in, like the delightful ball pit and the cozy clubhouse, where children can recharge for another round of fun. There’s a separate soft play area for toddlers, where children under two can bounce around in age-appropriate equipment.
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Four sharp shooters with targets at different levels have visitors aim foam balls and try to score big. No running around collecting those balls when it’s time for another round, as the sliding nets will bring them right back to the players. The Ballocity will be up and running in a few weeks.
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BALLOCITY The arcade features a delightful collection of games for kids of all ages. The favorite one seems to be the tractor that digs up kosher treats for the kids to collect as shining pairs of eyes watch. The head-bopping one is pretty high up on the list, too, as the kids bang-bang with the big plastic hammer. These are followed by an assortment of really fun games, with prizes that can be won and loads and loads of tickets to be earned. It’s on to the redemption center from there where kids are treated to an amazing selection of prizes and gifts to choose from, including kosher treats. There’s a lovely collection of Turtleboo brand items, ranging from stuffed turtles to adorable Turtleboo umbrellas. Every child goes home with a prize!
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VIRTUAL GAMES A truly novel treat awaits you in this game room, where children tap-tap with their feet on the floor to play interactive life-sized games. There’s an assortment of 25 fun activities — even piano playing among them — that get changed every two minutes for hours of fun.
Party time at Turtleboo is something special. The three beautiful party rooms, with speakers that can connect to your music via bluetooth, seat between 25 to 60 guests each for birthday parties and events to remember. Turtleboo offers a variety of amazing birthday packages with lots of surprises and perks for every single guest to match your crowd, your preferences and your budget.
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This is one place where the children and their parents will not stay hungry. You can serve lunch or supper — or both — to your brood on Turtleboo’s premises. The dairy restaurant, under the Hashgacha of Rabbi Yechiel Steinmetz, has a delicious menu of pizza, fries, slush in six different flavors, packaged cookies and danishes, as well as salads, coffee and hot foods for the adults.
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FOOD At Turtleboo, your convenience is a priority. There are plenty of restrooms on premises, with a netilas yadayim sink and a family changing and feeding room for visitors’ convenience. There is also a lounge room with comfortable couches, with cell phone chargers and free wifi, where parents can relax while their children have a great time. In an event that a child opens a door, an alarm will sound, in addition to other safety measures Turtleboo employs to ensure a stress-free and enjoyable stay.
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I HAVE A WISH BOX CALLED “Gesher’s Future.” While bathing the kids, cooking for Shabbos or folding laundry, I throw in a thought, an idea, of what Gesher Hachaim will look like one day down the road. I write these thoughts on old envelopes, scraps of construction paper or newspaper clippings. Then I aim for the box, make the leap and watch it disappear into the wonderful future. I know it isn’t worth anything right now, yet I would never consider selling my wish box even for a million dollars. It contains far more valuables than a box its size and durability can actually handle, but it is a miracle
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box, and each of its little miracle contents will come true — even if it doesn’t seem so now. I just know. While sweeping the floor one day, I accidently tripped over my wish box and all my wishes came tumbling out. The one named “Girls’ Program” came scooting first, followed by its cousins named “Aqua Therapy” and then “Horse Ranch.” Standing over it in my snood, with a broom and dustpan in either hand, I knew they were surreal ideas at that moment; ideas who were frightened out of their wits to see me looking over at them like that. So I thought I would ruffle their little hair and then place them gently back into their tiny home... until they would be ripe enough to come live life in the openness of our world again. But then, as I was bending down to reach out to them, they stretched their miniscule arms as if to show off all they have to offer. And suddenly, I envisioned a sprawling horse ranch, with on-ground equine therapy taking place, building balance and confidence in lost souls. An indoor therapy pool, stimulating all under-stimulated senses. A sensory room, gym and classrooms furnished to fill the needs of the little people they would hold. I saw little boys and girls petting goats, grooming sheep, finally feeling needed... and happy. A secure haven they can call their very own, to grow and prosper into the young adults of tomorrow. And then another idea caught my eye, one that would dedicate all this beauty in the name of someone’s family member, so that the promising future these children will, b’ezras Hashem, have will carry the legacy of those who gave in chesed and good-heartedness. I saw “Fundraising Event” and its neighbor “Working with the Higher-uppers Within the East Ramapo School District.” There was “Putting Together a Team of Advocates to Change the Board of Ed Rulings” and “Form a Support Squad of Monsey View Supporters”... The ideas kept pouring out like a leak in a city’s water system, a crack in an oil well. And I came to terms with the fact that I would never be able to put Humpty Dumpty back together again; the ideas were loose and needed nurturing. At that moment I knew the time had finally come to give them a bigger home. A larger space to flutter around. To get out there, be nourished and grow into what they were intended to be. To utilize their names, build the foundation of a new environment for those they had come to help. And so, I gathered them all in my hands, those who Perry Kiszner is the mother of Chaim and the founder of The H.O.P.E. Oasis, a not-for-profit organization that is working towards educating Monsey's extraordinary children who are falling through the cracks within the mainstream system. She can be reached via email at email@example.com or at 845. 288.1884.
had hidden under the oven or in the corner of the pantry door, those who needed a bit of coaxing from behind the trash can... and I carried them outside, to the center of the wind’s rise and fall. With a prayer on my lips, I finally let them fly away. Far into the heavens above, out into the air particles around me. And I watched them twirl in the spring breeze, creating butterflies in the sun’s shadow. Those little dreams sent their transcripts of hope out into the world. We’ll get there. We will make this happen. These dreams have been embraced by those who’ve see their vitality, from those who gave of their time to put together a mission statement to others who filmed and photographed, so that we can get this journey out into the open, where those little scraps of construction paper now lie. And with Hashem’s everlasting help and guidance, and your encouragement, my dear supporters, Gesher Hachaim, or its new name, yet unknown, will shine a light in the lives of our precious children. If would you like the z’chus of supporting Gesher Hachaim and enabling these special children to reach their full potentials, please visit https://thechesedfund. com/cause/chaim-s-special-fund or reach out to Perry Kiszner at the contact info listed in her bio.
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For those of you who did not have a chance to start the organizing last week, in the post-school, pre-camp hecticness, it’s not too late to jump onto the bandwagon! We are starting Day #1 this week (last week’s dates were mistakenly printed in the previous issue). If you are one of the conscientious balabustas who completed their to-do list, enjoy your week off. One day at the pool and one day at the ice cream store is what you get to do this week.
HI EVERYBODY! So who’s ready for some cleaning to sit on the lawn chair and shmooze with the neighbors and do absolutely nothing for an entire afternoon? Okay, just a thought. The hot topic in our neighborhood is how to pretend we’re in the country without being in the country. Technically, my city friends claim that Monsey is the country, so there you have your answer. Until they move here and they see that it is not. One of my camp friends from Williamsburg came to my house one Shabbos. On Friday night, she asked, “So where’s the big ocean?” I said, “Huh?” She said, “Y’know, the beach.” I said, “Huh?” She looked at me like I had two horns (with the hairdos that were in style then, I probably had one horn for sure). “The water, the water!” She said, and then total understanding dawned in my teenaged brain. “You mean Suzanne Lake?” “Yes, yes! Let’s go!” And we went. End of story. I will not elaborate on the scene in which she saw the actual ocean. Uh, I mean beach. Umm, sorry, Suzanne Lake.
THURSDAY, JULY 6 FRIDGE So let’s talk fridges! It’s Thursday, and I can’t wait to empty my fridge and make it look like the ones on sale in the department stores. But before we start, I will tell you that it’s not possible, so that image needs to be adjusted. Here’s why! Your fridge is being used by, baruch Hashem, many individuals. Your fridge has actual food and leftovers! On Shabbos it is packed, and by Monday you’re searching for that elusive “good” thing in there. So, baruch Hashem, it will not look like an advertisement. So I promised you no heavy-duty cleaning! Here’s the ABCDs of it. • Empty the fridge. The drawers and shelves
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should be rinsed with warm, soapy water and air dried. Wash down the fridge with Soft Scrub and warm water. Before putting the food back, discard outdated things and rotten fruit. Put everything back neatly. Baking soda is a great way to keep the fridge smelling fresh. There are bins of all sizes to keep it looking just a bit like that catalog fridge.
FRIDAY, JULY 7 BAKING DRAWERS Ahh, baking! The majority of women I know enjoy baking. I, for one, not so much. Eating what you bake, is another story. So there I was baking cookies with my son for his Chumash seudah. With Chumash molds and fondant. Proud mommy tasting the cookies. All I can say was echhh. Before I could shred my fragile ego to abolish baking, I realized the day before I had washed my containers and had switched the baking soda with the baking powder cover... Just throwing this at you. If something doesn’t taste right when you bake, after you do the drawers, you are not to blame. You can blame me, of course, for making you do the drawers — but I’d rather you blame other things. • Empty your cabinets. Place everything on the counter, and if something hasn’t been used in a while don’t hold on to it. • Fifteen cookie cutters are enough, as opposed to 38. Depending on the size of your cabinets, dedicate a few shelves just for a baking area. • The average baking home should have flour, sugar, brown sugar, confectioners sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa and vanilla sugar. • On the next shelf you can keep the extras. Chocolate chips, sprinkles, molds, etc. • In the next drawer you can put the mixing bowls, measuring cups, baking paper, etc...
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• Wash bins and holders with warm, soapy water. No abrasive cleaning needed. Air dry. • Remember! Bins will keep your drawers neater for a much longer time and the stuff easily accessible. SUNDAY, JULY 9 COAT CLOSET It’s so easy to do this, so no need to get overwhelmed! • Hopefully, you have some bins to separate the gloves/scarves/hats and can designate the top shelf for them. Next shelf should be rain gear, trip bags, flashlights etc. • Hang everything facing one way, size and color in coordination. • Try leaving the bottom of the closet empty as once you start putting things there it becomes the dumpyard of the house. If you need the space, I recommend putting a small laundry-basket-sized bin for bags that need to get out of the house. MONDAY, JULY 10 JUNK DRAWERS Calling all lovers of pens and papers and glue and Scotch tapes and erasers and sharpeners and batteries and screws and okay, okay I’ll stop. I’m telling you, it’s simple! You just have to decide to do it and do it! • Empty the drawers, and discard the unwanted items. Keep the wanted items, but to a minimum supply. • Wipe the drawers and put all the stuff back, ‘n viola! In order to actually keep it that way you do need dividers of some sort; otherwise they will attract the same things you just threw out. • You can make your own until you decide what you want to buy. Measure and cut thick cardboard, or use grocery boxes. Have your kids color or paint them, and enjoy! TUESDAY, JULY 11 SEWING BOX/TOOL BOX The sewing box is a bit daunting for me, because sewing is not my favorite thing to do. The tool box, on the other hand, is my domain. I know, I know. Weird, but I say a pink screwdriver never hurt anybody.
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• Buttons! So many buttons. Every color thread! Decisions, decisions. Chuck some, keep some. • The small Sterilite three-drawer can be bought just about anywhere. Keep threads in the first drawer, buttons in the second, and needles, pins, safety pins and seam rippers in the third. That’s for the basics. You can use the larger drawers for material scraps. There are so many different options for sewing supplies! The key is to keep what you need and throw out what you don’t. Simple and effective. P.S. Don’t be afraid to throw things out. P.P.S. Don’t take stuff out of the garbage bag once you threw it out. Catch you later, Sara! Sara Goldstein is a professional organizer serving Upstate, Brooklyn and beyond. COMING NEXT WEEK: Thursday, July 13: Vanities Friday, July 14: Spices/container cabinets Sunday, July 16: Shed Monday, July 17: Shed continued Tuesday, July 18: Bottom shelves of china closet
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THINK TREEHOUSES ARE JUST FOR KIDS? THINK AGAIN! Treehouses can be traced back to certain Asian countries where people made their homes in the trees above. Access to the treehouses were via pulley systems which utilized thatched baskets to hoist the dwellers to and fro. Recreational treehouses first became popular during the Roman era and have surged in popularity at certain historical points from then on.
In the mid-19th century a town near Paris, France became popular for its treehouse restaurants. Guests were seated inside the treehouses and food was hoisted up to them. At its peak, 200 tables were in use for daily dining. Queen Elizabeth I also enjoyed to dine in a treehouse. The Korowai tribe of New Guinea make their homes roughly 100 feet in the air. Skinny notched poles serve as ladders to reach their homes, and they even carry their animals to the top! The Korowai live so high up due to floods, wild animals, and oh yeah â€” other Korowaiâ€Ś These people are cannibals! Prices for designer treehouses usually range anywhere from $20,000 to $350,000 Looking for a unique vacation experience? There are treehouse hotels located around the world for an outdoorsy adventure.
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Last week’s Boggle board
4 letter words 2 points | 5 letter words 3 points | 6 letter words 5 points | 7 letter words 7 points | 8 letter words 9 points | 9 or more 12 points
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DIRECTIONS: Write your 4-letter, 5-letter, 6-letter etc. words in alphabetical order, in separate columns. Fax or email your word list, together with your total points by Sunday, 8:00 PM for a chance to win! Include your name, phone number, and address.
PLAYING RULES: • No adding “s” to a word. • No proper nouns, abbreviations, or acronyms • No bouncing back to letters already used in a given word • Words may not be found with a computer boggle solver. • Words may not be found with the help of a dictionary. • The Monsey View will carefully review all submissions to ascertain each word is found in the dictionary. Points will be deducted for ineligible words. • We reserve the right to disqualify entries that have a few ineligible words, that are not written in alphabetical order, or are missing information. • Each contestant has a chance to win only once in four weeks. • No credit given to archaic words, or words chiefly used in other languages (including British).
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BOGGLE WINNER LIST 4 LETTER WORDS bell bent cine cite fire flit fret gist glen
hell herb high hire iter lent lire lite nine
nite pine ping pint pith rent rite sigh sine
sing site snip snit tell then tine ting tint
6 LETTER WORDS tire whir wire with
inter light liter
lithe night ninth
niter opine right
ethnic flight fright
ginner higher lentil
sigher single sinner
tennis tingle whiten
7 LETTER WORDS fighter inherit
8 LETTER WORDS
5 LETTER WORDS fight inlet inner
bright coping doping
brighten fighting frighten
lighting righting rightist
9+ LETTER WORDS brightening flighting frightening
REMINDER Dictionaries or electronic devices may not be used to help you solve the Boggle board. From this point on we will be disqualifying word lists, as per our discretion, that include too many unusual words. The Boggle Team at The Monsey View
Are you wondering why your name is not here, or why your points were reduced? Following are some of the ineligible words found.
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cile citer fighten flighten
flightening frighting hent hight
highten hightening highter piner
rehid rehit retint retit
words that donâ€™t connect on the Boggle board
Please note that credit is not given for inappropriate words.
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Iâ€™m running to tell Abba!
I know who writes those wonderful notes! Abba, I knew it!
Chana tells her father about her discovery.
And I guessed I would find another anonymous note in my sefer.
Just today there was a difficult question during the shiur!
Chana catches Shalom writing a note, and realizes he has been providing those brilliant answers all along.
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By Ann Zeilingold
Real Estate Backyard Fun ONE OF THE ADVANTAGES of living in more suburban areas is that many families have backyards. Sometimes, when purchasing a property, one gets a bonus outdoor playground, swing set, trampoline, swimming pool or basketball court. When purchasing a home, outdoor play equipment is a bonus to some, and if a home doesn’t have any, a lot of families will purchase some kind of equipment and install it for their children’s enjoyment. I was curious how all this backyard fun would affect the liability and the cost of the homeowner. I therefore spoke to a few insurance agents and brokers and came up with some basic answers. Trampolines: Nowadays it is easy to purchase a trampoline suitable for backyard fun. Despite this, many insurance policies specifically do NOT cover trampolines. What this means is that your insurance policy will not cover any trampoline-related claims and may even not renew coverage once they find out about the trampoline. Other policies have no trampoline exclusions, which means that you can have a trampoline with no interference and restrictions from the insurance company, and other policies will offer coverage with safety precautions such as a net enclosure or a fenced-in yard. Bottom line: Read your insurance policy or speak to your insurance agent before succumbing to the pressure from your children begging you to buy them an outdoor trampoline. Treehouses: Less home insurance policies have restrictions on treehouses, but some do. Additional coverage for treehouse-related injuries can be covered through an umbrella policy. This coverage offers additional liability over your normal homeowner’s policy. Again, read your policy. Review your coverage with your agent to make sure you have the proper liability that you need. Backyard swing sets: This was a surprise to me. Believe it or not, some homeowner insurance policies do NOT cover backyard swing sets and may cancel your policy if you install one! The other question is whether it is covered in a case of a loss. Let us say a windstorm or a hurricane occurs; what happens if it gets destroyed? It depends on the company that insures you. Some companies will consider it “personal property,” and
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Read your insurance policy or speak to your insurance agent before succumbing to the pressure from your children.
cover it while others will consider it “personal contents” and not cover it. Some policies have “replacement coverage” and will replace it subject to your deductible, and others will depreciate the value — almost like a car — that as it goes down in value, the insurance company will only cover today’s value and not a new replacement. Pools: Home insurance with a pool in most cases will be higher than without. Depending on the company, it can be minimally more, and other companies much higher. This is for the additional liability required when one has a pool. The insurance company will weigh in different factors like whether the pool has a fence, whether it is visible from the street, whether it has a special cover etc. Additionally, in areas where pools are common, like in the south where it is warmer, some insurance companies actually factor in a pool because even if there is no pool, a homeowner is likely to put one in. What a homeowner must be careful about is how the insurance company looks at the pool. Is it an additional structure, like a shed? Is it personal property covered under the homeowner’s policy and subject to a deductible? Is it covered under replacement cost? These are the questions that one should ask their insurance agent. In summary, when purchasing and insuring your home, the premium for your homeowner’s insurance should not be the deciding factor on choosing a home insurance company. It is important that one reviews with their agent what coverage is needed, and additionally, understands how the insurance company views the specific item needing coverage from a liability, replacement cost versus personal property perspective.
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MOVING SALE B/r set, d/r set, book cases, fridge freezer, big freezer, a/c 845-352-6159 SEFORIM SHANK Beautiful piece for sale. Original cost $3,000 from Frankels. Asking $1500 obo Call 973-931-1901 OFFICE DESK L-shaped mahogany desk, almost new. $250 Pls.call 426-5039 MASTER BEDROOM for sale. About 8 yrs old. Great condition! Call: 918-1753 MASTER BEDROOM 48” headboards. Dresser, mirror. Armoire. Nightchest. Excellent condition. Selling
MAHOGANY BOOKCASE 4 door in new condition, see it and give an offer. (845)5351428 ARMOIRE almost brand-new, for sale due to moving. $125. Please call/text 845-659-5298. FRIEDRICH A/C 18500 BTUfor sale. Regular $649 - now $250. Text or call 845-538-5339 MOVING SALE B/r set, d/r set, 2 book cases, fridge freezer, big freezer, 2 a/c, sukka floor and schach. 8453526159
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MOVING SALE GE stainless steel stoves, almost new condition, $350; Whirlpool sport dryer with pedestal, $300. 2 unit seforim shank, $400 845-538-5420 3-DOOR WARDROBE in great condition. $100 obo. 845 371 2379
CONDOR POCKET WATCH Beautiful used 14k gold Condor pocket watch with chain. Engravable. Looks new. $700, regular $1,125. Call 845-274-5559 HOOP EARRINGS Beautiful 14k yellow gold hoop earrings with a row of sapphire and diamonds or emeralds and diamonds. $500. Call: 845-538-0127 GRACO CAR SEAT used for 4 months. $100, great condition 499-5508
MACBOOK AIR LAPTOP 2017, 13 inch, brand-new sealed in box. $850, 854304-7781 BICYCLES/PARTS 16in bike $16. Brand new training wheels $5 per set. A couple of 14, 16 and 18 inch bikes for parts, $10 each Great for Parts 845-293-0652 PRE-WORN SHEVY Worn Shabbosim - 3 years. Brown, layered, sidebangs (can cut full bangs/split). 12’’, medium. $1,000. ($2600+ new) (267) 226-2820 HATBOX HAT Brand-new with tags, size 56, rimless. Retail $180, selling for $150. Bought recently. 267226-2820, or 323 826 8006 NEW DINI WIG Beautiful brand-new short Dini for sale. Dark color. Text 8455870978. $2000 MOUNTAIN BUGGY single carriage (urban jungle) luxury collection- nautical stripe- $400 w/ bassinet -$500. Call 347-436-5630. MATERNA Cholov yisroel, 1&3 for only $28. Please call 845-499-9923 MATERNA Stage 2 & 3 Cholov Yisroel Materna available. Special price 845-270-5060
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SIZE 6.5 SHOES A few brand new women’s flats for sale- Only size 6 1/2. $20.00 each pair. Kol HaKodem Zoche. Please call 425-4966.
SHORTS Size 4 dark yellow & aqua Crazy 8 shorts. New, for sale, SEEKING COMHAB/RESPITE WORKERS: STARS HIRING NOW: • is Girls Day-Hab Opportunity as for of a September: $5 each 347-432-6669 Looking male comhab worker to be a ‘frie The STARS program now hiring 12th Grade (age
TEFILLINA PARSHIOS Looking to sell tefillin parshios (used), nusach ari. Please call. 732-569-0568 NURSING NIGHTGOWN Floral, brand new $75. Selling for $50. Sz S. Delivery available. 845-538-7161 MOUNTAIN BIKE New partially wrapped 15-speed Rand Roadwarrior mountain bike, $165. Call (845) 538-5329 DELL PRINTER Dell Color Multifunction Printer model E525W, new in opened box. Asking $185. (845) 538-5329 MIKRAOS GEDOLOS Mikraos Gedolos menukad. Brand new. Only $90! Call 845-356-9841 BUGABOO CAMELEON purchased in 2013. Great price! Please call: 425-1937 APARTMENT ITEMS Selling a full set of nearly new apartment items perfect for a couple moving to Israel. Only $400. 845-608-9300 CAMERA SX600 still in box $150.00. Im game battery operated slightly used $25. 517-3336 12M BUBBLE Brand new Patachou white linen Shabbos bubble. Could be worn for boy or girl. Selling for $30. Call: 845538-0127
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SPRING VALLEY 4 bed 3 bath home w/ inground heated pool near 5 shuls-quiet street, for sale. Chani-rodeo realty 845-6413410 HOME FOR SALE On prime cul de sac. Great Central Monsey location. Large lot -Zone R15-A Brokers welcome! Please call 914-4206235 HOUSE/PROPERTY for Sale by Owner. Prime location in Monsey, Suzanne Drive area, R-15C zone. Please call (845) 596-9996.
PRIVATE HOUSE for rent on N. Cole. 4bdrm/2bth +playroom + basement. Gated backyard. 2200/Mo.+Util. Call/text 845517-8108 HOUSE on East Willow Tree Rd. Large 4Bd/3.5Bth, Large Deck, Private Fenced-in yard. Available in July. Text: 845402-0944 BIG COLONIAL 4 beds, 3 baths, granite kitchen, appliances included, beautiful cul-de-sac frum block in Garnerville, avail Sept.1st, 732-503-6312 SUMMER RENTAL Bates- 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom flat available for weekends throughout July
and August. Call 201-5790126 SEEKING RENTAL Looking for house to rent for mid July -mid August. Call 845-558-7697 SUMMER RENTAL Large upgraded colonial in Chestnut Ridge avail weekends of July 29, Aug. 5, Aug. 12. 5BR, 31/2 baths. 646856-5498 TANNERSVILLE RENTAL Beautiful renovated private house available July and August weekly/weekends; 6 bedrooms, 2 full bath, w/d call 845-499-0406 SUMMER RENTAL Spacious 5 bedroom colonial for rent. July 26-Aug.16 in
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Classifieds Seeking RN Are you looking to start your nursing career in a great environment? Hamaspik of Rockland is seeking a caring nurse to fill a full time position. Great opportunity! Full benefits included. Please send your resume to email@example.com.
New City, great kid-friendly block. 845-634-8231 SUMMER RENTAL Looking to rent house/ condo in Monsey center (not Airmont/Chestnut Ridge) for second half summer. (347)7862409 4-BEDROOM HOUSE on Rockhill + play room + study room + living room + storage room. Call 845-2742379
Dinette, Dining Rm/Living Rm, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, back porch. Please Call 845659-4531. GWEN LANE Beautifully renovated three room apartment now available. Private entrance... Great price! Call for detailsâ€Ś (845) 352-7118 APARTMENT 1 bedroom+kichen+btrm+ big basement for rent 845-2130602
WEINER DR. 4 Bedroom townhouse includes: Kitchen/dinette, Dining/Living Rm, 2.5 baths, study and back porch. Please call 845-659-4531.
SUMMER RENTAL brand new modern style spacious 2 bedroom apt, huge kitchen and dinette area. Pls call/txt 845-422-5919
ELM STREET 3rd Floor flat style unit for sale includes: Kitchen/
CHESTNUT RIDGE 1 Bedroom Furnished apartment. Suitable
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4-ROOM APT. Brand new 4 room apt with a large backyard for rent in the Bluefield area. $1350. Please call (845)356-0989
ONE BEDROOM APT for rent on Jill Lane. Includes Kitchen, Dining Rm and bath. No parking avail. Please call 845-659-4531.
SUMMER RENTAL Comfortable 3bdrm/2bth apt for summer rental on Paiken. Beautiful porch, Backyard, C/A. 914-806-3048
HERRICK AVENUE Apartment for rent Top Floor, includes: Kitchen, Dining Rm, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Please call 845-659-4531.
POMONA 3 bedrm apartment; SOA kitchen/incldg new s/s appl; full bath; big living/dining area; fireplace; big bckyd; 845-377-3687
FURNISHED APT on Decatur Ave. New apartment for rent includes: Kitchen, Dining Rm, one bedroom and full bath. Please call 845-659-4531. NESHER COURT Four-room apartment for rent on Nesher Ct. Newly renovated. Pls call 1917-4394044 LAKEWOOD Linden Gardens, Beautiful brand new apt in desirable area. Brand new appliances, including WD. Available immediately. 347-385-7050 4 BEDROOM APT 3 bthrms, Pesach kitchen, laundry rm. Center of Monsey, lease call: 718-4384034 SUMMER RENTAL 2 BR apt in Lkwd avail to rent wkly/monthly. Sterling Forest area. Great price! 845-4222754 3 BEDROOM Large apartment for rent on Main St. Section 8 OK. Separate utilities 425-4606 SUMMER RENTAL 3 bedroom apartment available for August, located on Saddle. For more information please call 845263-2999
NEW HEMPSTEAD Newly renovated 2 big bdrm apt; Stunning kitchen/ dinette; brand-new ss appliances; huge backyd; 845-377-3687 2-BEDROOM Chestnut ridge,For rent. Call or text for details 330-3131301 3 BEDROOM Apts for rent. Available Immediately Call/Text 845445-9123 TWO BEDROOM apartment available for rent, Highview area. 845-538-7291 SUMMER RENTAL Flat available for summer rental. call 845-352-0904 2 BDRM APT on Dover Terrace, Monsey for rent, available from August $1450 plus utilities. Please call 845-356-1734. SUMMER RENTAL 3 bedrooms, private backyard $4900 (whole summer) OBO, depending on furniture needs. Call/Text 845-445-9123 FOR RENT Sunny 2-rm walk in, furn/ unfurnished. Private
s entrance. Freshly renovated, full bath, washer/dryer. Dana rd. 845-826-0700 TWO BEDROOM apt in Airmont. Available also for furnished. Less than five minute walk to Radashitz shul 845-352-8489
HOSTS ON HERRICK New beautifully furnished 4 room Apartment available for day/week/ month on Herrick includes linen towels etc. 845-425-2169
BEAUTIFUL HEATED POOL for rent. Located in Chestnut ridge. 8455870978
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Ridge by the hour 845-4459201
STORAGE / SPACE 770 square feet in Airmont, pull up straight to garage door, text 347-673-9335
BIG POOL available for rent by the hour located in Airmont. For inquires call 347-731-8108
LARGE AIRY BASEMENT Bates area, from July. 450 sq. Ft. Cabinets and closets. 845-746-7251
STORAGE FOR RENT 1000 square foot, pull up straight to garage door, great location, Twin area. Call 845659-8216
OFFICE ROOMS For rent in private area. Can be used for Dr.â€™s office. Includes parking space & waiting room. Call 369-0111
YERUSHALAYIM RENTAL Stunning 1 BR furn apt in Yerushalayim (Belz)avail Av/ August. Porch, breathtaking view, linen/towels inc. 845.352.0705
YERUSHALAYIM RENTAL 1 BR furn apt in belz avail for month of Av. Lg porch with breathtaking view, w/d, linen/towels. 6th flr w/ elevator. Call 352-0705
MOTEL STYLE RENTAL Spacious room for rent. By the day/ week/ weekend. Fresh linen/towels provided. Bluefield Area. Call: 845-3528360
BUSINESS FOR SALE Bakery business for sale or Rent. Machines and Equipment, including brick oven. Rockland County. Chani-Rodeo Realty 845641-3410 FREE RETAIL SPACE in a consignment store on 212 Market Dtreet, Nanuet, next to the mall. 845-608-5967 SMALL WAREHOUSE FOR RENT in Monsey Beautiful Office, Alarm System 14 ft Ceiling, Overhead Door Racks and work tables set up Excellent
DRESS/GOWNS SISTER OF THE BRIDE Ivory and grey dress size 4, great price. 845.371.2973 if no answer, please leave message
OFFICE FOR RENT Beautiful office, newly renovated, 15 x 10 on ground floor for rent off Highview between College & Spook Rock. 347-243-1815
SISTER OF BRIDE Off white/blue dresses size 10/12, 12, and 12/14. Worn once. Please call 347.228.3884
OFFICE RENTAL Two-room office for rent. Private entrance and private bathroom on quiet street off College. 845-426-2524
SISTER OF BRIDE Grey/blue dress size 8 for rent. Please call 845. 659.2527 WEDDING DRESS Black and white wedding dress size 10 for rent, 845-425-3207, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
POOL FOR RENT New beautiful clean heated pool and hot tub jacuzzi New Hempstead area scenic surroundings private property $80/hr call: 8455214454
WEDDING GOWNS 2 teen sz 2 for sale or rent. Please call 845-425-0460.
POOL FOR RENT beautiful clean pool on Blue Bird Rd beginning Chestnut
Office Manager Seeking an Experienced Office Manager for an extremely busy Monsey Chesed office. Must be an enthusiastic leader who is extremely computer knowledgeable and has outstanding people skills. Requires initiative, organizational skills and attention to detail. We are seeking a long-term candidate who will be responsible to manage a skillful and experienced team of Chesed employees. Hours: 11am-6:00 Mon.-Thurs. Fri- 9-1. Contact: EFeder@chesed247.org or call 845-354-3233 ext. 1121.
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Classifieds CONDO FOR SALE MONSEY BEAUTIFUL FULLY RENOVATED 2-LEVEL CONDO, NEW GRANITE KITCHEN WITH STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, 2 NEW FULL BATHS, LR & MBR UPPER LEVEL, LOWER LEVEL WITH SEPARATE ENTRANCE, 2 ROOMS, & WASHER/DRYER AREA; BY OWNER 347-913-6450
CUSTOM machateniste dress sz 6-8 for sale or rent. 845-641-4361. MECHTENISTA GOWN Sz 12 845.774 8719 TEENS/ WOMEN’S GOWN Pale pink, stunning, size 2 (or 4) sleeveless gown for sale. Slenderizing. Worn once, asking $150. Call 267-2262820 SISTER OF BRIDE Magnificent embroidered gown size 4/6 for rent. Light coloring. 845-538-7161 GOWN FOR SALE Sophisticated pearl pink ladies size 8/10 gown for sale/ rent. C/T 845-213-0978 DRESS FOR RENT Magnificent Custom designed dress for rent! sister of bride or kallah vort/ tenoim. Call/text 845-2634590
TERI JON Size 4-6 Black and Silver. Beautiful gown for sale Great condition. Call 347-563-3508 EXQUISITE SIZE 4 Cream color beautiful gown for sale. Great condition. Worn once. Call 347-5633508 ESCADA GOWN Gorgeous black and teal Escada gown for sale or rent. Size 12-16. Call 845-499-7682 SISTER OF BRIDE Magnificent custom-made all lace dress (teal & off white coloring) for rent, size 0-2 call 426-5039 GIRLS’ GOWNS FOR SALE 3 beautiful cream gowns, sizes: 6, 6 & 7. please call or text 216.551.4141 SEEKING GOWNS Looking for up-to-date pink or peach wedding gowns for
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// dresses & gowns // help wanted sale or rent. Call 845-5216886 GORGEOUS DRESS Gorgeous white and light green dress for sale. Size 2-4. Please call or text 845-2698649 SISTERS OF BRIDE 2 Beautiful dresses size 4-6, one is blush/grey and the other is champagne/ off white, Great price call: 845664-5139 MATERNITY DRESS Wedding dress cream color, worn once, please call or text 845-213-0299 WEDDING RENTAL Magnificent light pink gown for rent, size 4, teen sister of bride, please call 845-4260451 SISTER OF BRIDE Beautiful pink/peach gown with silk overlay and handsewn red flowers for sale. Size 2-4. $750. 347-7318108. WEDDING DRESS (kalla, tenoyim) sz. 6 elegant & classy navy top, blue print skirt for sale. Call 425-0470. FOR SALE Magnificent green velvet dress size 0-2 for sale. Call/ txt 917-309-7490 FOR SALE Rich-looking plum color velvet gown little girls size 6. Call/txt 216-9975
EXQUISITE DRESS Sister of bride, size 0. Wide seams inside, may fit up to size 4. 845-200-4219. Can email picture. MAGNIFICENT DRESS Stunning teal and white dress. Perfect for tenoyim or sister of bride. Size 2. Please call 845-746-7248.
HELP WANTED MONSEY MANAGEMENT OFFICE looking to hire a girl for a full time management position. Applicant should have great phone skills and basic computer knowledge. Great potential. Please email resume to remanagementoffice@gmail. com HIRING Looking for energetic and responsible person, for warehouse receiving. Please call 971-232-1030 and leave a message, or send resume to:email@example.com AMAZING OPPORTUNITY for the Right Individual A solid and growing branded on-line business is looking for the right individual to run and manage the day to day operation. Skills Needed: Minimum of three years extensive experience selling on-line, Listing upkeep, and PPC Management. This is not an entry level position. Please Email your resume along with solid references to AmazonJetpro@gmail.com
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OPEN BID FOR SCHOOL MEALS Ateres Bonois of Monsey is offering meals for students Nursery thru 12th grade through the NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPATRMENT CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM. Lunch will be provided and shall meet the requirements according to U.S. Department of Agriculture standards. Meal pattern requirements must be consistent with the HHFKA of 2010 as published Jan. 26, 2012, 7 CFR Part 210. Bids are being solicited for meal service at our school in the Monsey/Spring Valley area, Rockland County, NY. There are approximately 750 students participating. Meals are served Sunday – Friday.
To obtain a bid packet, please contact: Ateres Bonois of Monsey 261 Route 306, Monsey, NY 10952 Or call our office at (845) 675-8200 Or you may contact by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Sealed bids must be submitted by July 14, 2017. A public bid opening will be held at 11:00 a.m. on July 17, 2017 at the same location.
All meals must meet the following kosher requirements: Milk – Cholov Yisroel Pas YisroelRabbinical Supervision of Vendor Kitchen Product Rabbinical Hechsher Meals must meet all Kosher Guidelines In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: email@example.com. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
AMAZON / EBAY EXPERT Established company seeking an Amazon and Ebay selling expert. Extensive knowledge of Amazon is required. This is NOT an entry level position; you must have worked for a high volume marketplace seller. We offer tremendous opportunity for the right individual. Individual must pay strong attention to detail and complete proficiency in
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Beautiful CLEAN HEATED POOL in a serene atmosphere surrounded by lush landscaping and nature. Features a relaxing hot tub/jacuzzi. Comfortable amenities and several beach chairs to lounge. Kid friendly too! Many pool toys/tubes included and a child lock for safety around the pool. Weekdays - $80 per hour. Grill/party/ ﬁre pit available to be arranged for extra cost.
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FULL-TIME POSITION Seeking self-directed, detail-oriented & dynamic female with excellent communication and organization skills. Great pay. Strictly filtered computers. Call between 10-3 AM 718475-1717 DENTAL ASSISTANT P/T Mondays ONLY, potential for more days. 1+ yrs Dental Asst. exp. Knowledgeable in current dental procedures, materials and terminology. Dentrix software preferred. Reliable, dependable, cust svc oriented. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org CUSTOMER SERVICE/ ADMIN Construction company located in Chestnut Ridge looking for extremely organized individual to help service our clients and perform various bookkeeping functions. Email: email@example.com
office setting. Email: fax@ darcheinoam.org /Fax: 845352-9593 MEDICAL BILLER in Monsey office, Seeking for the right individual with experience in medical billing and Denials. email your resume to gittyz@ supportsockshop.com OFFICE POSITION Busy insurance office looking to hire girl to grow with our company. Email resume hr@ adlersinsurance.com, fax 845-356-5690 HELP WANTED Office in Monsey looking for full/part time help. Must know Excel, have good phone skills, email monseyoffice1@ gmail.com HELP WANTED Looking for self-driven hard-working devoted person great communication skills (male preferred) for a coordinating like position. Email unbeatablewholesale@ gmail.com
BUSINESS ANALYST Chestnut Ridge looking individual to implement and maintain job costing systems, help determine and maintain profit centers. QuickBooks experience a MUST. Email: homeservice10977@gmail. com
MEDICAL SUPPLY STORE seeking woman for customer service, full time, growth opportunities. Basic computer knowledge necessary. Email resume: jobopportunities120@gmail. com Fax: 845-425-5550.
JOB OPPORTUNITY In search of responsible, capable women/girls who are available to sub in school
SECRETARIAL POSITION F/T available. Basic knowledge in Excel & Quickbooks. Minimal knowledge in photoshop.
Centrally located in Monsey call (347) 709-8528 SECRETARY/BOOKKEEPER Yeshiva Office is looking for a secretary/bookkeeper who is organized & computer proficient. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. 6TH GRADE ENGLISH TEACHER Heimishe girls school in Union City looking for a 6th grade General Studies teacher for the upcoming school year. Trans. Provided from Monsey. Pls call 8452882944 PLAYGROUP DRIVER Playgroup in Chestnut Ridge area seeking a responsible driver for second half of summer and/ or next year. Call: 845-521-888 STYLIST ASSISTANT POSITION A wig salon looking for an assistant to help with washing and blowing. EXPERIENCED ONLY! To apply, please text 845-6592902. BUSY WIG SALON looking for secretary. Must be people friendly and
able to multi task. Hours 9-5 including sundays. Serious inquiries only. email email@example.com or 8454183334 TECHNICIAN WANTED Local mechanical company looking to hire an experienced HVAC technician. Great compensation. Please Fax (888) 227-1412 or Email HR@ bplusg.com LOOKING FOR DRIVER From Gibbs ct. to Old Nyack Trnpke.$60 monthly, Sun.;4:00/Mon.-Thu.;5:00/ Fri.;12:30.call-578-9807ex.201 DELI IN MONSEY is looking for a responsible worker for night hours and Fridays. Serious inquiries. please call 845-352-9008. X102. DELIVERY WORKER WANTED Flex. hrs., 1-2hrs. per day or at least 3x per wk., good pay. Call Shaindel 290-0650. UPK PROGRAM Seeking licensed NYS certified teacher to work in a local UPK program for a
school. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. HIRING YSV Boys General Studies is hiring: 1. Elementary 1st-4th M-TH 12:45-4:00. 2. Title I Math 3rd-6th M-TH 12:454:45. 3. Phys Ed K-8th M-TH 12:45-4:45. Send resume & references to tbayer@ yeshivaspringvalley.org or FAX 356-8551 TEACHERS NEEDED. 2ND- 8TH GRADE, Boys Yeshiva in Passaic, NJ, Mon-Thurs, afternoons only. Gen Stud, TEACHING EXPERIENCE, No Fri. LD & REG. Resume bhykop@gmail. com fax 973-778-5697 ENGLISH TEACHERS Chasidishe Cheder in Monsey looking for experienced (male) English teachers. Extremely well paid. Also looking for (male) Title 1 Mentors. to apply, call 845 587 2123 LOOKING FOR BABYSITTER Caring and loving to take care of four 1 year olds, for summer through the school year. Pomona area, Mon. –Thurs. 8:30-5:30, Fri. 8:301:30 $15 an hour (transp. Not included). Call: 845-379-4711
HELP WANTED Office on Robert Pitt Dr. is looking for a part time female secretary for afternoon hours. Good phone skills required. Great environment. Please email your resume to: info@ kidsfirstservices.com Fax:845-302-1687 BABYSITTER WANTED in my home (suzzane area) Mondays, Tuesdays and Wed. nights approx for 2 hours 7:30-9:30 pm. call/ text 845662-5931 SEEKING BABYSITTER Warm, devoted, clean, in my home, 3-5:30 Mon-Thurs. Starting Sept. ‘17. Albert area 845 352 2710
BABYSITTING BABYSITTER Experienced and caring babysitter available to care for your toddler. please call 425.7469. References available. BABYSITTER Experienced and caring babysitter available to care for your one toddler (1-2 yrs
Marketing Assistant F/ T position available in exciting Development Department in Spring Valley, NY. Essential duties include overseeing administrative policies, database maintenance, compiling reports, managing social media accounts, event planning, coordinating and recapping meetings and customer relations. Must have strong computer skills, excellent interpersonal skills, effectively manage their own time, be proactive, able to multi-task and comfortably interact with donors. Creative skills and Graphic design highly desirable.. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. or call 845-354-3233 x 1121 July 5, 2017 / THE MONSEY VIEW / 149 www.themonseyview.com / 845.600.8484
Classifieds old) . please call 425.7469. References available. Cameo area BABYSITTER AVAILABLE on Francis Place. Also taking Sunday drop-ins. Summer Hours available as well, with option to continue. Call 845352-1016.
PLAYGROUPS PLAYGROUP 2017 For 18-24 month old. Center of Monsey, spacious facility, lunch included. Many years experience. Extended hours available. Tamara 845.425.1456. PLAYGROUP Playgroup ‘17-’18 Older 2 year olds. Warm experienced Morah. Herschel Terrace area. S. Dorfman 356-2413
2 YEAR OLD DAYCAMP by experienced Morah!! Warm, loving environment! Glenhill June 26-Aug 4 Few slots left Rochel David 845.426.3819 KIDDIE GROUP 12-18 months kiddie group. beginning Sept. Glen Hill area. Warm experienced morah. Great benefits! Few slots left. Rochel David 4263819 KIDDIE GROUP For 2-2 1/2 year old. Spacious facility. Lunch included. Teacher with many years of experience. Call 845-4264608
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// babysitting // playgroups // services needs a little more health and wealth in it these days? Do you want to help make a difference? I believe in inspiring people to do the things that inspire them so together we can create health and wealth in the world. But I can’t do this alone! Are you looking at improving your current financial situation? Do you enjoy helping people? If so, I might want to meet you! Mrs. F. Katz 845-5703565 CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CLASSES To join the next class please call 845-426-0931. Tzippy Tauber CD (DONA) Certified Birth Doula LIFEGUARDS AVAILABLE Experienced male lifeguards available to come to your pool call (845)505-9546
MAKEUP BY DEVOIRY Natural and refined for every occasion. Your home or mine. Great prices! Call or txt (845) 642-6833 PHOTOGRAPHY indoor/outdoor newborns, upsherin. $35 session.Family portraits-each additional child $5. To book session call Etty Einhorn 845-608-7500 DOULA SERVICES “Breathe easy” with Estee Salczer CD(DONA) at your side! Call or text (917)2803707 email doulawithu@ gmail.com Receive your complimentary gift!” PEARL RESTRINGING
Expert & reliable service. Free pick up & delivery. 845-352-5013
Attentive Behavior is looking for energetic, conscientious and detail oriented individuals who take pride in their career to fill several open positions in our Monsey Office. REQUIREMENTS:
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Excellent salary and benefits. Only serious candidates will be considered.
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• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite • Ability to manage and work on multiple projects simultaneously • Strong communication skills, both oral and written • Organizational skills • The ability to manage multiple tasks and achieve deadlines under pressure.
SEAMSTRESS Have your mendings done the right way. Experienced seamstress in Blueberry Hill Area. 929.287.2135 HIGH PREMIUMS? Paying high rates for auto insurance due to accidents and violations? Call for a free quote. Kaufman Insurance 845-356-4440 COMPUTER HELP?? One stop computer assistants! Set up new computers, restore deleted/lost files from computer, sd cards, cameras. 845-293-2667 PERSONAL ASSISTANT Need help with errands, driving, or anything else on your “To-Do” List? By the hour or day. Call 347-8317083. FRUM LADY DRIVER Punctual, friendly, caring, responsible, dependable. Scheduling for summer slots. Please call/text 917-750-4105. TO VOLUNTEER to feed the sick or elderly, OR if you are in need of this service, Please call 845-3521016
QUICKBOOKS SPECIALIST Need help with your QuickBooks? Call Shucht Bookkeeping Services 845-243-7961 or email email@example.com. Reasonable rates - hourly, weekly or monthly. FERMENTED FOODS Kosher kimchi! A great source of probiotics that helps fight infection and great aid in digestion. Also delicious side dish. Call 646-246-6280
TUTOR AVAILABLE for your elementary school child for Limudei Kodesh and Limudei Chol. Please Call: 845-352-1016
COMPUTER LESSONS Do you want to learn computers and become computer maven? Many satisfied customers. Please call 845-596-4590
DRUM LESSONS BY SHMUEL KLAVER Monsey’s most experienced Shomer Shabbos drum instructor. Lessons ($45 & up) given in your home or my studio, to boys or girls ages 10-adult, beginners to professional. Call (845) 459-9935
GROUP SWIMMING LESSONS Yiddish/English Central Monsey- Heated Pool One month only- LIMITED SPACE Starts Monday June 26th Private lessons also avail. Eliyahu 845-659-0359
GLUTEN FREE Guilt Free....Gluten Free wholesome baked goodies!! All natural ingredients. Sugar free upon request. Call 646-246-6280 to place your order.
LAUGHTER THERAPY WORKSHOP with corporate coach Esther Rachel Russell. Thurs July 6th, 11am-1pm. RSVP w/ Devoiry. 845-596-3329
CUSTOM CLASSROOM POSTERS Don’t wait until the last minute. Call now 845.426.0535. Ask for Shaindy
MUSIC LESSONS Give your daughter the gift of music at a very reasonable price! References available. Call Yitty @ 845-426-7561 after 4:30 pm
MATERNA Parve soy Materna for only $25.00. Call 354-1597
SEWING LESSONS By Mrs. Nass. Beginners & Advanced, Girls & Ladies. Call now to register for summer. 845-608-0020
SPEAKERS TO RENT for all your Simches & more, We also have a mp3 system. call 845.579.5467
SUMMER CRASH COURSE by an experienced quickbooks instructor. Classes in July 347-683-8632 MATH TUTORING Regents/GED/TASC/SAT/ ACT Common Core, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Physics ALL Grades/Levels. call: 845-445-8003 FREE PICK UP & DELIVERY
wash and set 845-4226865 HAIRSTYLING COURSE Rivky Klein <Rothman> private hair styling course starting this Monday July 9 one slot left call 8454995988
Dayhab Coordinator Seeking committed and dedicated mature individual with verifiable supervisory experience to coordinate the curriculum and activities of a day program servicing 35-40 young women with developmental disabilities. Hours Mon -Thurs 9-5, Friday 9-1:30 pm. Among the responsibilities: help develop and carry out curriculum; train the oversee staff; evaluate, monitor and assign staffing for pre-vocational experiences. Must be able to take initiative and be able to be a part of a strong team. Send resume: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-354-3233 x 1121 July 5, 2017 / THE MONSEY VIEW / 151 www.themonseyview.com / 845.600.8484
Classifieds SWIMMING LESSONS WSI/LG certified instructor will teach you how to swim confidently. Beginning after Tisha B’Av. Mrs. Zoltan 845356-1113 MAKEUP ARTIST Profesional makeup applications and makeup courses,over 20 years of experience,for any occasion, willing to travel. call today 8452226299 HAIRCUTS & STYLES In Sunrise area. Haircut $7.00. Hairstyle $16.00. Your satisfaction is our priority. Call Steinmetz 845-425-4088 HAIRCUTTING AND STYLING Have your hair cut and styled beautifully for all occasions. Great Prices! Decatur Area. 845.587.8915 MESSAGE THERAPIST Pre-natal, Deep tissue and Swedish massage by a certified MT . Call/txt Chavi Brisk 845 694 9204
REFLEXOLOGY Relaxes, releases stress and tension, good for pain management. Helps relieve insomnia and prenatal discomfort. House Calls. Tamar Spiro 845.352.6496 or 845.538.6782
GEMACHIM SKIN HEALING GEMACH Burning red rashes? We may be able to help you. 845.425.2773 MONSEY GOWN GEMACH mother and sister gowns size 0-12, by appointment only. 845-426-7496 or 845-3523031. DVD/VIDEO GEMACH DVDS and portable players for sick and homebound adults and children.425-2660 mailbox #1 BRIS GEMACH Located in Augusta Area. 617-955-3630. Beautiful poya, pillowcase, outfit, blanket. BISOMIM Beautiful Floral Bisomim for your Simcha - 845-629-2785.
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CROHN’S SUPPORT MyTEAM confidentially provides peer-connections/ mentors and teleconferences to H.S girls dealing with Crohn’s/Colitis . 347-7667306. Myteam4teens@gmail. com. Myteamcares.co. MATERNITY GEMACH Weekday and shabbos clothing, various sizes. Please call or text 845-445-9687 for an appointment. KOS YESHUOS - BECHER GEMACH Simchah, Shabbaton? Don’t spend on disposable bechers. Use real bechers from our free-loan gemach. Better for your pocket, and halachically. 845-377-
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// services // gemachim // odds & end KOS1(5671) KosYeshuos@ gmail.com ROOF-CARRIERS GEMACH Fits almost all cars even without bars on roof. Call early to reserve. 845-2745284. Monroe: 845-662-7102. GPS GEMACH Call 845-352-2588. Leave message. (Minimal fee). MECHITZA GEMACH 30 feet - 4 six foot tables stands and bus-boxes $100 deposit. $30 Donation. Call 845-445-8015 or email Mitzvah1@gmail.com TOY GEMACH Keep all the children busy by your simchas with tons of lego and clicks. Call Sussman @ 845-578-6513
ODDS AND ENDS עזר לשידוכם העולמי געווידמעט צו העלפן עלטערע בחורים מיט עלטערע מיידלעך אלטוועלטליך אויב ווייסט איר פון א עלטערע בחור אדער עלטערע 845-670- מיידל ביטע רופט 4339 L’SHEM MITZVAH Baby food jars needed for twins. Call 845-263,4849 SCRATCHED A MINIVAN Early this year my child accidentally mildly scratched minivan (thinks grey) in Rockland Kosher parking lot w car’s door. 929-251-3777
TEHILLIM Harness the power of tehillim today! A Yid will say tehillim on your behalf. Call/ text 8452006378 LEASE Looking to take over a minivan lease for a few months. Call/text 845-270-9417 PHONE WANTED Looking to purchase a Samsung I827 or possibly another model by Talk ‘n Tech. Please call 845-2705060 LECHU V’NELCHA Weekly shiur for post seminary girls. Alternating speakers. Wednesdays 9pm 225 Maple Avenue. Infoline for details 718-480-0586
LOST Lost a diamond pin somewhere in front of Atares Chaya Sara Hall if found please call 3475630561. LOST-girls shabbos shoes in evergreen Shopping cart 426 5853
FOUND Found sefer in taxi with name silberberg plz call 4251394 found a purse in Satmar shul Shushan Purim, if lost please call 646-832-5281. Found: ink stamp with name yisroel meir shwartz in yiddish 845 356 5088
BOOKS NEEDED Upstate Jewish community accepting donations of new or gently used books of Jewish content for their library. For pickup: 425-4606
Found a Kedusha ring white gold Shabbos Parshas Bereishis on Suzzane between Hanna and Elaine. Call 845-521-2095.
SHIDDUCH ORGANIZATION Nine Days, July 23 – August 1: Organize or attend a L’chaim Shidduch meeting. Email: lchaimshidduch.com or call 845-323-9041.
Found Medicaid Benefit Card with name B. R. 845 352 2710
Found baby headband with gold ornament, Main St. area 845 352 2710
געפינט זיך דא אין מאנסי 845.388.1246
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