FREE ISSUE 118 OCTOBER 3, 2017
ערב סוכות י"ג תשרי תשע”ח
PERSONAL GLIMPSES: Bein Hazmanim Confessions: What’s it like to be an only girl on Sukkos? // The blessed role of a kohen’s wife // Filling up with inspiration on Simchas Torah // SHOWERS OF BRACHA Insights into Tefillas Geshem // KEEP THE SIMCHA IN YOUR SUKKAH With tips from Perl Abramovitz // 3D EXHIBITION of the Halachos found in Maseches Sukkah // THE BEST WAY TO END A MEAL Tried-and-true compotes we know your family will love // NEW! Thrilling and suspenseful comic: DARK CHOCOLATE
GEAR UP TO GET UP AND GO! How to make the most of your Chol Hamoed Trying to choose? Get the scoop on the various amusement parks Expanded Excursions section
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FREE ISSUE 118 OCTOBER 3, 2017
ערב סוכות י"ג תשרי תשע”ח
PERSONAL GLIMPSES: Bein Hazmanim Confessions: What’s it like to be an only girl on Sukkos? // The blessed role of a kohen’s wife // Filling up with inspiration on Simchas Torah // SHOWERS OF BRACHA Insights into Tefillas Geshem // KEEP THE SIMCHA IN YOUR SUKKAH With tips from Perl Abramovitz // 3D EXHIBITION of the Halachos found
A Taste of Olam Haba
Week in Review
A Yom Tov for Everyone
THE MONSEY VIEW
My Part in Yom Tov
Pearls of Wisdom
in Maseches Sukkah // THE BEST WAY TO END A MEAL Tried-and-true compotes we know your family will love // NEW! Thrilling and suspenseful comic: DARK CHOCOLATE
GEAR UP TO GET UP AND GO! How to make the most of your Chol Hamoed Trying to choose? Get the scoop on the various amusement parks Expanded Excursions section
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A TIMELY REMINDER This is a reminder and a request. When visiting any public place on Chol Hamoed, please be careful to throw all food wrappers and empty containers in the garbage. If you want to go the extra step, please pick up from the ground any obviously Yiddishe garbage that isn’t yours. Let’s make a kiddush Hashem wherever we go. A Fellow Monsey Resident
A NOTE ABOUT NJ PARKS There’s been talk in the inbox about local New Jersey parks not wanting non-residents to visit. When I was last at Finch Park, I saw a sign about it, so I called up the offices of Ramsey Borough to inquire about their regulations. I was told that it’s okay with them if individuals come, but once it’s a group, a permit would be needed. Ramsey Borough: 201-825-3400 A Park-Goer
SHHH, IT’S A SECRET In my family, I’m known as the keeper of secrets. Whether its news of a new job/outfit/sheitel/house/engagement, if you ask me to keep the secret, I will. Naturally, the members of the family who did not ask me to keep that particular secret sometimes press me to divulge the information I know, which I absolutely, positively will not do. But that causes strife. After all, if child A told me, perhaps child A also told child D or G? So why can’t I tell child E if it probably is not such a huge secret after all? However, my lips remain sealed, and there’s no point in asking me if there even is a secret, because I won’t discuss that either. And I have a particularly bland face, so there’s no use scrutinizing my expression.
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Being the mother of a pair of very active and fun-loving boys, I wanted to ask all of you as you dismantle your sukkahs to please keep your ladders and tools in an inaccessible place when you’re not there supervising. There’s nothing more thrilling for wannabe sukkah builders than finding items of their fascination unattended and up for their taking. I’ve already found my little ones perched atop ladders and trying to operate someone’s electric saw! I’m sure there are plenty of boys throughout Monsey who have similar tendencies, and all they need is two minutes when their mother’s head is turned. May Hashem watch over us all. A Mother
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And now I have a favor to ask from whoever it is that is asking me to keep their secrets. At some point, you, dear secret-holder, will decide the world (or your family) is allowed to be in on the secret. And you’ll let the cat out of the bag. But you’ll only let the cat out to people with whom you feel like sharing. Or to people you’re sure would never know about the secret even though I’ve (so you think) already leaked the secret to the world (or your family). Then I’m stuck. I hear people talking about your secret, the secret I’m still keeping, but since you haven’t told me that I can let my cat escape, I’m still keeping mum while everyone around me is talking about your secret. So do I pretend the secret is still secret, or would it be okay for me to tell everyone that you told me the secret long ago, and that I was quiet about it to encourage others to confidently confide in me? Would it be preferable for me to pretend that I just found out and that it’s news to me, too? In other words, don’t play with my head. I’ll keep your secret for as long as you’d like me to, but when you’re ready to spill the beans, please spill one near me so I’ll know the secret is no longer a secret. Secretly, R.S.
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ONE OF THE ISSUES we struggle with at Nutrition by Tanya is how much personal information to reveal and how much to conceal. Clients often ask me: What do you eat for breakfast? What do you serve your kids? Were you ever overweight? How much do you weigh? Do you ever cheat? Questions like these are part of our interactions with our clients, and we struggle to balance transparency with privacy. On the one hand, the questions are valid. The client’s mindset is most likely, “If you are going to tell me what to eat and when to eat it, I want to make sure that you truly believe that this program works and that you do it as well.” Also, when the nutrition counselor looks thin and healthy, he or she becomes somewhat of a role model for the client to emulate, hence the slew of questions. On the other hand, there is the privacy factor. Thankfully we are a thriving company with hundreds of clients. Do I really want thousands of people knowing my exact weight? Or that I was overweight in high school? (I was! So now you know ;)) And what if I mess up? Do I lie to my clients to keep the facade of perfection and continue role-modeling great habits? Or do I tell them the honest truth — that we are all human and mess up from time to time — running the risk of giving the client permission to mess up as well? So we try to strike a balance, each of us coming up with the most comfortable for ourselves. Personally, I have one ironclad rule: I never tell clients my weight. I believe that my weight is personal, and I actually feel that no matter how curious someone is about my personal life, it is pushing the boundaries to even ask me what my weight is. There are other questions that I very willingly answer and don’t feel to be a breach of privacy for me. Here are a
few: Do you actually eat this way? Yes! I stick to the structure and guidelines that I provide for my clients 99% of the time. If I “cheat,” it is because I am on a maintenance plan and am allowed a bit of leeway. So if you see me eating a chocolate bar, rest assured that it is just a small amount of chocolate in the context of very disciplined eating habits the rest of the time. Were you ever fat? Besides the fact that I don’t like using the word fat, I don’t really have a good answer for this because everyone has a different idea of what fat means. So my answer to this question is that I lost approximately 30 pounds from my highest weight (which was in high school), and that I lost it slowly over a number of years. Do you feed your kids this way? No. Not at all. I keep to a few basic guidelines with my children. Such as the fact that I don’t fry food for dinner (an easy one because by the time I get home, sticking some cutlets or beef into the oven and broiling it is much simpler than standing over the frying pan.) But even if I had all the time in the world I wouldn’t fry my children’s dinner. Another basic guideline that I stick to is that I don’t serve starches such as breads, wraps or crackers for dinner. I usually serve brown rice or pasta, or I skip the starch completely, because my belief is that my children have loaded up on enough carbs (pretzels! cookies!) throughout the day. Fussing with cooking up a starch as a side dish often just doesn’t make any sense nutritionally. A third rule of thumb is that I limit my children’s junk food such as sugary cereals and candy to moderate amounts and only on special occasions such as Shabbos and Yom Tov. So yes, that was me you saw in the grocery store sneaking Oodles into my cart to
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AVIGAYIL STEPPED OUT into the cold night air and pushed the sliding door shut behind her. It was just a few steps across the deck to where her family’s sukkah stood, in the only corner not shadowed by trees. Avigayil stepped into the sukkah, put down the stack of dishes she had been carrying, and stopped to look around before setting the table. It wouldn’t hurt to take just a few moments to enjoy the peaceful solitude of the sukkah before her married children and her eineklach would begin to trickle in. A waterproof light fixture was shining brightly overhead, and an indoor-outdoor carpet insulated the floor below. The walls were beautifully decorated, and her husband’s bed sat discreetly off to the side. As a gentle breeze rustled the s’chach, Avigayil reflected: Preparing the sukkah was a lot of work, but our only job now is to enjoy what we have prepared, together with our family and the Ushpizin! The Vilna Gaon writes that all the events of the month of Tishrei are a hint to Olam Haba. (Even Shleimah, chapter 11) First, there is Rosh Hashanah — the Yom Hadin — which hints to the Yom Hadin Hagadol. After Rosh Hashanah, there is Yom Kippur, which hints to the forgiveness of sin, as it says, “Vezorakti aleichem mayim tehorim ut’hartem… — I will sprinkle pure water upon you, and you will be pure…” (Yechezkel 36:25) and, “Ki eslach la’asher ashir. — I will forgive those I leave over.” (Yirmiyahu 50:20)
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After Yom Kippur comes Sukkos — a hint to the geulah, as it is written, “and a sukkah will be for shade from the day” (Yeshayahu 4:6), “the time of our rejoicing,” (Yeshayahu 61:7), and “strangers will stand and shepherd your sheep” (Yeshayahu 61:5). In the sukkah, we bring the four minim together, just as Klal Yisroel will come together from the four corners of the earth. In the sukkah, we will be reunited with the Avos and the other Ushpizin, just as after techias hameisim. R’ Shamshon Raphael Hirsch brings a further example of the connection between Sukkos and the geulah. He cites Zechariah 14:16, which states, “V’hayah kal hanosar mikal hagoyim… — And it will be that everyone left of the nations who came up against Yerushalayim will go up from year to year to prostrate themselves to the Melech, Hashem Tzva’os, and to celebrate the festival of Sukkos.” The Torah tells us, “Shivas yamim tachog… v’hayisa ach samayach. — For seven days you will celebrate the
chag… and you will only be happy.” (Devarim 16:15) Rashi comments that the statement “you will only be happy” is not a commandment, but rather a promise. Hashem is assuring us that we will be joyous during Sukkos, which hints at the joy we will experience at the geulah. Whether we live in large homes or small apartments, dwelling in a sukkah reminds us that this world is but a corridor to Olam Haba. Our lives are fleeting, yet we accumulate so much baggage, both physical and emotional. We amass countless possessions, yet we never stop craving more. How much of what we own has any lasting value beyond this life? That leather sofa you insisted on buying for your living room has little true value (if any), but once you schlep that couch into the sukkah, it suddenly becomes a priceless treasure. What a hiddur mitzvah! Dwelling in the sukkah, you are surrounded by the mitzvah — you are living in the mitzvah. As the candles died down in the sukkah and the dessert spoons clanged in bowls of ice cream, Avigayil sat quietly off to the side, taking it all in: the singing, the divrei Torah, her children’s laughter when recalling the chagim of yesteryear, the pure smiles of the eineklach. Avigayil’s heart swelled with the indescribable joy of completeness. Sitting in her sukkah, she had left everything behind — and yet, she had everything she needed.
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Improve59’s Rosh Hashanah Initiative Stresses Safety for Both Drivers and Pedestrians THE SAFETY OF ONE of Monsey’s busiest roadways took center stage at a recently held event that took place in the Town Square Mall. Children who took part in Improve59’s Safety Awareness Day, held on September 17th, had the opportunity to learn about safety through colorful posters and coloring sheets, while adults had the opportunity to view a proposed plan to widen Route 59, synchronize traffic
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End a Meal The Monsey View revisits three winning compote recipes that serve as delicious palate cleansers to end a rich yom tov meal. We present them here for you to enjoy in this season of apples and pears and everything autumn.
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TEA-ENHANCED APPLESAUCE By: Draizy Wercberger Enjoy the delicious aroma filling your house while this compote, which is really simply a twist on regular applesauce, is bubbling on the stove. Being extremely diet-friendly, itâ€™s great on its own, but to elevate it to a festive dessert, serve the applesauce warm in a dessert glass and top with a scoop of vanilla-caramel ice cream. This applesauce freezes very well.
INGREDIENTS: 20 cooking apples, peeled and chunked Â˝ cup sugar or splenda 6 fruit-flavored tea bags
DIRECTIONS: 1. Place apples and sugar or splenda in a large pot. Tie a knot with the strings of the 6 tea bags and tear off any paper attached to them. Add to the pot. Fill the pot halfway with water; do not cover all the apples. 2. Cook on medium flame for about 1 hour, using a potato masher to mush the apples every few minutes. Remove the tea bags when applesauce is done. Can be served warm or cold.
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MARINATED PEARS By: Malky Tauber Once I tasted these delicious pears from my sister-in-lawâ€™s kitchen, they became my favorite dessert. Classy and lighter than most desserts, they are a perfect ending to a meal.
INGREDIENTS: 12 pears 1 c. sugar Â˝ c. honey 1 vanilla sugar 1 lemon, squeezed 20 oz. cranberries 3 apple-cranberry tea bags
DIRECTIONS: 1. In a saucepan, line peeled pears upright, tightly packed. Add enough water to cover. 2. Add the rest of the ingredients except for the tea bags. Boil. Reduce heat and let cook 45 minutes. 3. Shut the flame and add tea bag for 5 minutes. Remove, cool and refrigerate. 4. Serve with sauce and cranberries. Freezes well.
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PEAR AND APPLE COMPOTE By: Leah Stern For many years, I had the zechuya to host my grandparents for Rosh Hashanah. My grandmother would always bring compote. Hers was a delicious dessert, and no matter how hard I tried, I could never replicate its unique flavor. Whenever I’d ask for the recipe, she’d say, “Oh, it’s just regular compote.” When I finally explained that she must be cooking “regular compote” differently than I did, she taught me this method.
INGREDIENTS: 8 ripe pears (Bartlett or D’anjou) 12 large Cortland apples 1¼ cups sugar 2 T. vanilla sugar
DIRECTIONS: 1. Place thinly sliced pears and sugar in a 10-quart pot. 2. Cook on a low flame. Meanwhile, peel, core and slice apples. 3. Add apples to pot, only after sugar has dissolved and pears have begun cooking. 4. Add four cups of water, along with the vanilla sugar. 5. Simmer over low flame for two hours.
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NO-COOK POMEGRANATE MEDLEY By: Miriam Paskes For those times when youâ€™re on the lookout for a sorbet-like dessert or intermezzo that can be put together in just minutes, try this all-new pomegranate presentation, sure to be the next winner.
INGREDIENTS: 4 packages frozen strawberries, defrosted 4 cans crushed pineapples 2 pkgs. raspberry jello Shot of strawberry Daiquiri (optional) Arils of two pomegranates
DIRECTIONS: 1. Blend defrosted strawberries and pineapple. 2. Dissolve jello in a cup water at room temperature, and then mix into the blended fruit. 3. Add a shot of Daiquiri. 4. Deseed pomegranates and stir arils into mixture, or spoon on top for a more elegant look. Serve chilled.
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Answer these questions to see if you may have a sleep problem. • Do you feel sleepy during the day even after a good night’s sleep? • Do you often wake up at night and have trouble falling back to sleep? • Have you been told you snore loudly? • Have you been told or suspect you stop breathing while asleep? • Do you have morning headaches? • Do you toss and turn all night? • Do you suffer from high blood pressure? • Have you fallen asleep at inappropriate times, such as while driving? If you answered yes to one or more of the preceding questions you may have a sleeping problem. While this questionnaire isn’t a substitute for a professional diagnosis, it can help you determine whether or not to seek a professional opinion.
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Understanding Sleep Apnea Snoring is often more than just annoying. It may be a symptom of a more serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea. However, not all people with sleep apnea snore. Usually when you sleep, the muscles that control the upper airway relax; this is normal. However, if they relax too much, the airway narrows and you snore. The muscles can relax even further causing a blockage of the airway and you actually stop breathing. This is called “Obstructive Sleep Apnea” (OSA). Other factors can cause this as well. An enlarged uvula or swollen tonsils, a nasal obstruction or certain facial attributes can also cause OSA. Each episode can last ten seconds or more and has been known to happen hundreds of times a night; disrupting your sleep without you even being aware that it’s happening. Sleep apnea is often associated with excessive daytime sleepiness because your rest is regularly disturbed. However, you may not have
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DISPLAY CASE: We built a wooden frame to house the project, which measures 35” x 16” x 17,” and then covered it in a rich burgundy velvet with narrow gold trim. The light affixed at the top of the back wall ensures that each detail of the intricate artwork is clearly noticeable. To protect the contents, we surrounded the project with Plexiglas. BACKGROUND: The background display exhibits colors that fit right in with the rest of the project. Standing in a realistic, life-like stance, the deer are captivating without dominating the scene, and the greenery flows right along with the 3D green-and-brown theme.
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Working with Basswood sheets (very thin, paper-like lumber), we created a whole slew of sukkahs, each one of which details another aspect of hilchos Sukkos. Straw depicts kosher sâ€™chach, and a tag stuck atop a toothpick identifies each halachah being showcased.
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Sukkah on horse-drawn wagon
A large piece of Styrofoam forms the base of the exhibit. First we outlined the space for the pond and then hollowed the space by cutting out Styrofoam. Next we filled it with tiny pebbles and poured Realistic Water (a liquid craft product that sets into rocklike consistency over time) over the gap. Over the course of several days, we applied fresh coats of Realistic Water, layering some areas thicker than others. The layering process helped create dips and twirls
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so that the soft ripples look almost real! We filled the pond with boats, ducks, an alligator and some other props and encircled it with a ring of tiny pebbles. 5
To distribute the grass evenly, we put a bunch of craft grass into an empty spice container and shook it out carefully across the foam. Then we applied an extrastrength craft glue to keep it all in place.
As a cost-friendly alternative to expensive storebought ones, we created trees of various sizes by gluing bunches of grass onto grape stems. To keep them steady, we pushed them deep into the foam and secured them with extra-strength glue, as well as a small ring of pebbles.
Complete with a bird pond, benches and potted trees, the park-like setting introduces another outdoor element for variety.
Enclosed by a fence made of skewers, this charming farm setting has a sukkah too! While the structure is brick and the roof makes for a non-kosher sukkah, it displays yet another Sukkos halachah. Log cottages and a brick well just outside the farm add a quaint touch to the scene.
OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS, WE HAVE SUCCESSFULLY PLANNED AND EXECUTED HUNDREDS OF ORIGINAL EVENTS IN A MYRIAD OF THEMES. WHILE EACH WAS DIFFERENT AND TOTALLY FRESH, THEY WERE ALIKE IN THEIR AUTHENTICITY OF THEIR HOSTâ€™S DISTINCTIVE EXPRESSION. WE PLEDGE TO COLLABORATE WITH YOU AND REALIZE YOUR DREAM EVENT WHILE RESPECTING YOUR BUDGETARY APPETITE.
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YOU COOKED AND BAKED. You decorated the sukkah. You served six lovely meals and countless in-between-meal snacks. At some of the meals you rushed to beat the threatening rain. At other meals you enjoyed the beautiful weather and served in a leisurely manner, cherishing the conversation and the hearty zemiros. Now the lovely days of Chol Hamoed are here with its potential to create cherished family memories and closeness among relatives. Each family’s dynamics are unique, but following a few basic suggestions could mean the difference between a Chol Hamoed to remember, and a dissatisfactory day for all. Spontaneity and last-minute changes in plans can sometimes work out. However, advance planning is really advisable, especially when dealing with larger groups, bli ayin hara, and diverse ages. The first two rules apply for everyone, no matter what your actual plans are. 1. WHAT’S FOR SUPPER? Whether you take along a picnic lunch or just snacks, everyone comes home from a Chol Hamoed trip absolutely “staaarving.” Ideally, you cooked ahead of time and have the supper prepared and labeled in the freezer. If that’s the case, just take it out to defrost. If you do have to cook, utilize an oven timer or slow cooker. You could also take advantage of the father or son who is not joining your trip, but would rather spend Chol Hamoed catching up on his learning and/ or sleep. It’s advisable to set a reminder on your cell phone to call home to ask him to shut the oven. 2. STRAIGHTEN UP THE HOUSE BEFORE YOU LEAVE. If everyone pitches in, the beds will be made, toys picked up and the sink empty of dishes in no time. It’s even worth leaving a little later, because coming home to a neat house is a special pleasure. Under no circumstances should you — the mother, grandmother, hostess — say to the children, “You just go. I’ll clean up by myself after you leave.” It’s a sure prescription for resenting the guests instead of basking in the pleasure their presence evokes. 3. CONSIDER THE AGES OF THE TRIP PARTICIPANTS. My older daughters and some of my nieces remember with nostalgia my mother a”h taking only them to a museum or park,
and enjoying spending time with her almost-adult young ladies. Someone I know sometimes plans a boyfriendly trip, such as to a fire engine or train museum, for her grandsons ages six to bar mitzvah. Call ahead if you need to take a stroller, or if any of the participants have mobility issues. 4. IN THE EXCURSIONS SECTION, The Monsey View features a compilation of ideas of how to spend Chol Hamoed. Also study the advertisements, to see what will appeal to your family. If tickets have to be purchased in advance, check to see who wants to join, and put “buying tickets” on your to-do list. If necessary, arrange transportation before yom tov. 5. CELEBRATING CHOL HAMOED DOES NOT HAVE TO MEAN A TRIP OUT OF THE HOUSE. With a little bit of planning you can enjoy the children while giving them a great time. When else do the kids have time to finish a whole game of Monopoly? Young geniuses would be thrilled to have an adult coach them in the finer points of chess. Have the little ones do small puzzles while the older kids attack (and finish) something big, such as a 1,000-piece masterpiece. Bring out the family photo albums, and if you have slides, this is a great time to show them. Have the kids practice and perform a play, and be a willing audience. Just make sure to have recharged batteries and space on your memory card. Home celebrations offer as many photo ops as day-long trips out of the house. 6. FUN FOOD CAN BE A GREAT CHOL HAMOED ACTIVITY. Now is the time to take out the popcorn popper, cotton candy machine and malted maker. You can also plan a supper that the children help prepare, such as a salad bar or a make-yourown-pizza-topping party. Let the kids help you bake and decorate cookies for yom tov. Just insist that cleanup is part of the fun.
After reading these ideas, you still may decide to opt out. It’s your prerogative. If you choose to stay home to read the book that’s calling your name from your closet shelf, or you want to spend some time with your friends, feel free to do so. After all, v’semachta b’chagecha means you too. Just maintain a positive attitude. However you decide to spend Chol Hamoed, have a wonderful time and enjoy the nachas gezunterheit!
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WHAT WAS THE FIRST tefillah ever davened? It says in Bereishis 2:5, “V’chol siyach hasadeh… — Now no tree of the field was yet on the earth, neither did any herb of the field yet grow, because Hashem had not brought rain upon the earth, and there was no man to work the soil.” Rashi comments that “no one recognized the benefit of rain, but when man came and understood that they were essential to the world, he prayed for them, and they fell…” The trees and the herbs had waited just below the surface of the ground for man to pray for rain. The Mishnah states that the world is judged for water on Sukkos. (Rosh Hashanah 1:2) It isn’t enough to receive a certain amount of rain each year; we must daven that the rain should fall at good times (such as Friday night when everyone is home), in good places (on our fields rather than the mountaintops), and in amounts that are neither too much nor too little for any given time period. However, it would be inappropriate to daven for rain during Sukkos itself, when rain is not only not desired, but considered a sign that Hashem is not happy with us. Instead, we recite Tefillas Geshem on Shemini Atzeres. We daven for rain to fall in Eretz Yisroel, for all bracha that comes to the world comes through Eretz Yisroel. Our tefillos for rain take on three forms. The first is Tefillas Geshem, which we say once a year on Shemini Atzeres. Once we have davened Tefillas Geshem on Shemini Atzeres, we then go on to insert the second tefillah for rain into the second bracha of every Shemonah Esrei we daven until Pesach. (Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chaim 114) This tefillah is worded “Mashiv haruach umorid hageshem — He causes the wind to blow
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and the rain to fall.” The third tefillah for rain is “V’sen tal umatar livracha — and bestow dew and rain for blessing.” We insert this tefillah into the ninth bracha of Shemonah Esrei during the months when Israel needs rain most. In Eretz Yisroel, this tefillah is recited starting from the seventh of Cheshvan so that those who traveled to Yerushalayim for Sukkos would have time to travel home before the rain would begin to fall. In chutz l’aretz, we begin saying this tefillah on the fourth or fifth of December, depending upon whether or not it is a leap year on the secular calendar. The time for rain runs from Sukkos until Pesach,
and the time for dew is from Pesach until Sukkos. We understand that rain and dew are essential for life, but there are deeper layers of meaning as well. I once heard on the posuk, “My doctrine drops as the rain, my speech flows as the dew” (Devarim 32:2), that the Torah is compared to both rain and dew. The main difference between rain and dew is that rain falls in accordance with our merits, but dew does not. We say every day in Krias Shema, “And it will be, if you will diligently obey My commandments which I enjoin upon you this day, to love Hashem and to serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul, I will give rain for your land at the proper time, the early rain and the late rain... Take care, lest your heart be lured away, and you turn astray and worship alien gods and bow down to them. For then Hashem’s wrath will flare up against you, and He will close the heavens so that there will be no rain.” There is no similar pronouncement regarding dew; rain hints at the bracha that is drawn down through our own merits, while dew alludes to bracha that is unrelated to our worthiness. Rain responds to our efforts, just as rain falls due to moisture that rises. Dew, on the other hand, forms on its own. Likewise, there are two aspects of revelation we receive in Torah, one that we earn, and one that is a gift from Hashem. May this be a year in which we are zocheh to both.
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A sukkah is lovingly built and then inhabited for seven surreal days. A congregation is bentched with the time-honored words of Birchas Kohanim. The Torah is celebrated, danced with, and commitments are renewed. Three women share their personal experiences.
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THE SMELL OF SUKKOS in the air brings on an anticipation like no other yom tov. I secretly ponder: What is it about Sukkos that gets the little girl inside me so overwhelmingly excited, more than any other yom tov? Perhaps growing up as an only girl may have something to do with it. Having 13 brothers certainly created all sorts of unusual memories, but Sukkos memories certainly take the cake — and I’m not talking about the amount of cake the boys consumed from the start of bein hazmanim until the end, despite my mother’s labeling the aluminum pans as “potato kugel” or “kishka.” Her last resort was writing “Spitzer” (our nextdoor neighbor’s name) on them, but the boys would say, “I’m sure the Spitzers wouldn’t mind if I took one more cookie or rugelah.” Which brought my mother to her very last resort: a lock on the freezer. And all that disguised cake also explains why, in our family, the code for ice cream or other frozen delicacies is still “cold kugel.” Bein hazmanim also meant plenty of work and chores for everyone. The amount of pranks doubled too, with all the extra time on my brothers’ hands and a sister who didn’t respond too well to it all. Like finding the cookies I had painstakingly baked dangling in a green mesh bag from the sukkah ceiling — with an elaborate explanation that it’s a chashuve food. Or to hear the phone ring and see my friend’s number on the caller ID, only to realize that Brother #7 had answered the call with a courteous “You have reached Chevra Kaddisha,” scaring the wits out of her. It took some cajoling to explain to my brotherless friend that she had the right number, and that “Hello, butcher,” “Chevra Kaddisha,” “Wrong number” or “To speak to the maid, Debbie, press 1,” were all standard bein hazmanim phone greetings. The highlight of Sukkos, however, was the yom tov itself; it was the only yom tov that I sat like royalty and reveled in the fact that the boys, in a rush to go to sleep in the sukkah, were doing the post-seudah cleanup all on their own. While Pesach was the yom tov when I hardly got any rest, Sukkos was the ultimate five-star vacation. I would sit there with my feet up and revengefully observe and criticize as the table was being cleared and the floor swept. To top it off, I even got to sleep in my father’s bed while they all crammed up on their makeshift Sukkos cots. When they finally lay comfortably at night, gazing at the stars through the crevices of the s’chach, they would break out in a choir, singing into the wee hours of the morning. I would listen to their beautiful voices as they echoed in the quiet night, the chants of v’samachta b’chagacha reverberating in my ears and lulling me to sleep. As I listened in, serenity and peace of yom tov kicking in, I most definitely knew that all was forgiven and I was the proudest sister to the Friedlander boys’ club. Or, like my brothers would say, I was their best and worst sister, because when there is only one, there is not much of a choice.
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THERE IS ONE SONG that I will always sing and probably dance to with whatever child happens to be nearby: Yigal Calek’s Mareh Kohen. This song has a special place in my heart, especially at this time of the year. The images flit through my mind: throngs waiting outside, the Kohen Gadol emerging whole, sins forgiven. This song is especially meaningful to me as the wife of a kohen. As a young child, I would traipse up Maple Avenue with my mother and siblings on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Simchas Torah, heading for shul. We’d sometimes run out to play for a bit when we needed a break, but my mother always made sure we would be back in time for Birchas Kohanim; she wanted us to get the special bracha. A few years later, at my engagement, I learned that my husband is a kohen! Today, with three young children, I don’t get to shul too often, but I try to get to shul for Birchas Kohanim whenever possible so that my children can hear Tatty bentching everyone. On Sukkos, when my husband davens at a local shtiebel where he’s asked to come as kohen, I do my best to attend. It’s still quite a feat, trying to guesstimate the time, the weather and the size of the pekelach needed. Being the wife of a kohen also comes with responsibilities. As evidenced by the lengthy lines in all stores, most women are busy replenishing the clothing closets at this time of year. There is one chief concern for the wives of all kohanim on erev yom tov: holey socks. Since kohanim remove their shoes while duchening, with duchening occurring four times over Sukkos, the best pre-yom tov gift for my husband would be: 1) mending all the holes in his socks (will this ever happen?), or 2) new socks (sounds better to me!). As many times as he tries to convince me how economical and practical it would be to mend his socks, I have to admit I have never done it because by the time the socks get holes, they are either worn out, missing their pair or discolored. It seems pointless to begin darning them, and brings to mind the image of an old lady on rocking chair with a bun. Can you tell that I do not like to sew? All kidding aside, a kohen has myriad rules and responsibilities I didn’t even know existed until I married my husband. One is the requirement to be on call to duchen at a shul that doesn’t have steady kohanim as members. Another means that my husband will only go to a hospital in case of dire need, with approval from his dayan (who is also a kohen). I, however, dream of the day when being a kohen will impact us on a daily basis. I think of the throngs of people awaiting the Kohen Gadol on Yom Kippur, the splendor and awe almost tangible on the holiest day in the year. In my fantasy, I am packing up the entire family before being oleh regel, the children so filled with joy that they can’t sleep. I am watching my young son, climbing posts to help set up the huge lamps for the Simchas Beis Hashoeva. The streets are lit throughout the night, jam-packed with people dancing and juggling. The elderly link hands with the young, being blessed, and Yerushalayim is alive and golden with elation again. May we be zoche to that day, speedily!
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SIMCHAS TORAH PREPARATIONS mean different things to different people. Many women find it hard to figure out how to warm the food for the seudah while they’re in shul. Will everyone want to start the seudah right away, or will it take two hours to settle down, in which case the food will be dried out or burned to a crisp? Some women say that no one really eats on Simchas Torah, but that has never been my experience. Somehow, whatever I serve gets consumed so I get ready by preparing yet another fourcourse yom tov seudah that everyone will enjoy. Preparation for the men may involve planning which wine bottles to bring for the kiddush — will there be herring or hot dishes? — how much to bid for chassan Torah and chassan Bereishis, or whether to finish up being ma’aver sedrah that last parshah, which is really quite short but was left to the last minute, because, well, it’s the last parshah, and things got so busy over the yom tov season. And then there are the children. Their preparations consist of bags. Some children use grocery shopping bags, some kids use their baby’s diaper bags and some kids come prepared with gallon-sized Ziploc bags with a double sliding zipper. Whatever the container, the most important thing is to make sure the nosh is kept safe. Because isn’t that what Simchas Torah is all about? The goodies? When I was growing up, we got a big, shiny apple and a large chocolate bar, and we considered ourselves lucky. Now my children gather up armfuls of sweets. Literally. Their arms cradle piles and piles of foil taffies, plastic-wrapped lollies, powdered sugar candy packets and an assortment of crumbling cookies. They discuss how many pieces of candy they can throw over the mechitzah, how many they can catch, and whether it is worth it to trade three Twizzlers for a Triple Dipper. Can a broken lollipop be exchanged? What about a green jelly bean? Is that worth anything at all? I stand with the other mothers, watching the hectic activity in amusement. My friend Yehudis tells her daughter, “Look, they’re giving out those marshmallow bars.”
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We raise our eyebrows, and she says, “If I don’t tell her about it now, she’ll feel bad later when everyone else will have one.” We watch how frantic the children are, scooping up candy that has spilled onto the floor and going back for seconds and thirds, and I wonder if I ever feel passionate enough to get down onto the floor and scoot between the chairs to pick up something, just because I don’t want to miss out. If only I could be that excited about gathering up mitzvos, have the same level of enthusiasm in gathering up one more treasure for Olam Haba. I’m holding my children’s bags as they run off for their aliyah, and when the men chant “Kol Hana’arim,” I wonder: what am I holding on to from this day? Will I celebrate my share in my husband’s learning when he leaves the house every day at 6:00 a.m. for his early morning seder? Will I maintain my enthusiasm as I drop my son off to learn with his chavrusa, with whom he arranged to learn smack in middle of suppertime? Will I remember to whisper tefillos that my children should have hatzlachah in their learning even as I sit with them to review the alefbeis for the thousandth time? What kind of bag should I be carrying? What kind of receptacle will hold all of these hopes and tefillos? I can’t carry the Torah in shul, and when my children take back their nosh, my arms are empty yet again. I can only open my eyes and heart and absorb the moment with my neshamah so that it will last me for the upcoming year.
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SIMCHA IN THE SUKKAH AND IN OUR HOME THE MINHAG OF EATING a small meal in the sukkah on the last day of yom tov and then dancing back into the house symbolizes that we are bringing along the simcha for all year round. Keeping this in mind, I want to work on creating a peace-
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ful and happy atmosphere in the sukkah, giving my children such powerful and beautiful memories to hold on to long after the colorful posters and fake birds are packed away. When less-than-perfect moments come a person’s way, he can
ride with the waves if his backbone is supported by positive minutes and hours spent with his family who love and treasure him. When all is said and done, who is ultimately responsible for my children’s happiness, my husband’s happiness, my mother-in-law’s happiness? That is up to Hashem. All I can do is my very best in providing food and comfort and then leave the results to Hashem. Bending over backward and causing myself or others distress in order to please people is unnecessary. Remembering to take care of myself is super important, because if I don’t come first at times, no one else can come second. It is virtually impossible to pour for others from an empty cup. Happiness holds a different meaning for everyone. My little
ones are adorable when they demand major cross-country Chol Hamoed trips or yom tov meals consisting of nosh and junk. They may even draw a newfangled pyramid of the food groups, describing how ice cream and taffies are essential to every child’s simchas hachaim. Eating normal food will make them miserable, is the unanimous claim. It is age-appropriate and healthy
for children to test boundaries. As the mommy, I can smile and empathize with their wants and needs while standing my ground and knowing my truth of when and how much. On that same note, Chazal saw the danger in excess feasting and revelry and created the concept of “Bahab” fast days. (Bais=Monday, Hay=Thursday and Bais=Monday again) once after Sukkos and after Pesach. It is to sober us up from all the wine, sugar, pleasure, time off from work outside the home, etc. that may bring out the unrestrained child in us and chas v’shalom cause us to sin. Simcha is also gratitude. I voice “baruch Hashem” many times a day to show my children how I don’t take anything for granted and that everything comes from Hashem. Saying it aloud reminds me and my sweetie pies that we have so much to be grateful for. Sukkos is also called Chag Ha’asif, reminding us to be grateful for the bountiful past year coming full circle. In the winter, nature grows. In the summer, it dries and ripens awaiting harvest. Thus the cycle has ended and we thank Hashem for all our gifts and daven for His continued grace. Considering the sukkah, its decorations, esrog, lulav, and all the other tangible pieces, we see Sukkos is a very physical celebration. In Krias Shema it says if you obey Hashem, then all your physical needs will be met, because Hashem rewards those who use gashmius for ruchnius. Precisely so, we enter the shaky sukkah structure, demonstrating that we understand all gashmius is temporary. It is a means, not an end, with which to serve Hashem. Saying “thank you” is the first step in using what Hashem has given me for the
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2545 Route 22 West, Scotch Plains, NJ Chol Hamoed Hours: Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday 12:00–6:00p.m.
Chol Hamoed Admission: $20.95
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ADVENTURER’S AMUSEMENT PARK Amusement park with twenty-five fun rides for younger kids as well as games to play
1824 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn, NY Chol Hamoed Hours: Opens at 11:00 a.m.
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1 hour 5 minutes
Band: $25 per person
DENOS WONDER WHEEL AMUSEMENT PARK Amusement park on the iconic Coney Island Beach, just a train or bus ride from heimishe communities in Brooklyn featuring five adult rides, among them the famous Wonder Wheel and 17 kiddie rides
3059 Denos D. Vourderis Place, Brooklyn, NY Chol Hamoed hours: 12:00â€“ 8:00 p.m., weather permitting
1 hour and 10 minutes
Adult rides: $8; Kiddie Rides $4; packages available
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Amusement park in Long Island with a massive roller coaster as well as another three thrillers and 15 other rides for the family and for kids
2245 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY Chol Hamoed hours: Park opens at 11:00 a.m.
1 hour 11 minutes
$31.99 bracelet, or pay per ticket
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LUNA PARK Amusement park on Coney Island Beach with a great selection of thrillers, ranging from the five extreme thrillers, the 10 high thrill rides and the 16 kiddie rides
1000 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
1 hour and 10 minutes
Chol Hamoed Hours: 12:00–8:00 p.m.
Wristband: Under 48” $42; Over 48” $69
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Dorney Park, with its over 50 rides, among them eight thrilling roller coasters will be rented out Sunday Chol Hamoed for the heimishe olam with a full glatt menu and kosher sukkah on premises
4000 Dorney Parkway, Allentown, PA 18104 1 hour and 48 minutes
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Sunday, October 8: 11:00–8:00 p.m.
877-4-CHOLHAMOED $34 in advance and $38 at the gate
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SIX FLAGS GREAT ADVENTURES
NCSY rents out Six Flags on Tuesday Chol Hamoed. Six Flags Great Adventures features 52 amazing rides with a variety of thrilling coasters, as well as a safari, which is included in the admission. There’s a kosher sukkah on premises.
1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson, NJ
1 hour and 30 minutes
Tuesday, October 10: 12:00–7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $40, including Safari; under 3 free
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Huge family theme park on 110 acres and containing 70 rides and attractions, as well as a zoo, Hersheypark is being rented out exclusively on Sunday Chol Hamoed. There will be a kosher sukkah on premises. Bus transportation is available from Monsey: Toyriffic, 1581 Route 202, 845.362.6053 Or 914.414.3619, 3 Sherrie Lane
100 W. Hersheypark Drive, Hershy, PA 17033 Sunday, October 8: 11:00–7:00 p.m.
Tickets at gate: $52; save by purchasing in advance; under 2 free
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This “Kingdom for Kids” appeals primarily to families of younger children with its kid-friendly coasters, slides, shows and grounds full of action and fun.
2249 Lincoln Highway, Lancaster, PA, 17602 3 hours and 5 minutes
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Sunday, October 8: 10:00–6:00 p.m.
866-386-2839 3+: $37.99 (may be more at the gate) from 3:00 p.m., pass is $19.99
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220 Spook Rock Rd, Suffern 10901 • 845-369-RIDE
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תפלת הדרך ֶשּׁתֹולִ ֵיכנּו לְ ָשׁלֹום וְ ַת ְצ ִע ֵידנּו,בֹותינּו ֵ אֹלקי ֲא ֵ ֵֹלקינּו ו ֵ יְ ִהי ָרצֹון ִמלְ ָפנֶ יָך ד' ֱא וְ ַתּגִ ֵיענּו לִ ְמחֹוז ֶח ְפ ֵצנּו, וְ ִת ְס ְמ ֵכנּו לְ ָשׁלֹום,לְ ָשׁלֹום וְ ַת ְד ִר ֵיכנּו לְ ָשׁלֹום (אם דעתו לחזור מיד אומר וְ ַת ְחזִ ֵירנּו לְ ָשׁלֹום) וְ ַת ִּצילֵ נּו ִמ ַּכף.לְ ַחּיִ ים ּולְ ִש ְׂמ ָחה ּולְ ָשׁלֹום ִּומ ָּכל ִמינֵ י ֻּפ ְר ָענֻ ּיֹות,אֹורב וְ לִ ְס ִטים וְ ַחּיֹות ָרעֹות ַּב ֶּד ֶרְך ֵ ְָּכל אֹויֵ ב ו , וְ ִת ְׁשלַ ח ְּב ָר ָכה וְ ַה ְצלָ ָחה ְּב ָכל ַמ ֲע ֵׂשי יָ ֵדינּו,ַה ִּמ ְת ַרּגְ ׁשֹות לָ בֹוא לָ עֹולָ ם וְ ִת ְׁש ַמע קֹול,וְ ִת ְּתנֵ נּו לְ ֵחן ּולְ ֶח ֶסד ּולְ ַר ֲח ִמים ְּב ֵעינֶ יָך ְּוב ֵעינֵ י ָכל ר ֵֹאינּו :ׁשֹומ ַע ְּת ִפּלָ ה ֵ ' ָּברּוְך ַא ָּתה ד.ׁשֹומ ַע ְּת ִפּלָ ה וְ ַת ֲחנּון ַא ָּתה ֵ ִּכי ֵקל,ַּת ֲחנּונֵ נּו ּובֹואָך ֵמ ַע ָּתה ֶ אתָך ְ ד' יִ ְש ָׁמר ֵצ:ִּכי ַמלְ ָא ָכיו יְ ַצּוֶה לָ ְך לִ ְש ָׁמ ְרָך ְּב ָכל ְד ָר ֶכיָך ֹאמר יַ ֲעקֹב ֶ וַ ּי.ֹלקים ִ וְ יַ ֲעקֹב ָהלַ ְך לְ ַד ְרּכֹו וַ ּיִ ְפּגְ עּו בֹו ַמלְ ֲא ֵכי ֱא:וְ ַעד עֹולָ ם יְ ָב ֶר ְכָך. וַ ּיִ ְק ָרא ֵשׁם ַה ָּמקֹום ַההּוא ַמ ֲחנָ יִ ם,ֹלקים זֶ ה ִ ַמ ֲחנֵ ה ֱא:ַּכ ֲא ֶשׁר ָר ָאם :ּשא ד' ָּפנָ יו ֵאלֶ יָך וְ יָ ֵשׂם לְ ָך ָשׁלֹום ׂ ָ ִ י: יָ ֵאר ד' ָּפנָ יו ֵאלֶ יָך וִ ֻיחּנֶ ָך:ד' וְ יִ ְש ְׁמ ֶרָך
EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS Hatzolah: Rockland County:
(845) 425-1600 Brooklyn:
(718) 387-1750 In case of emergency in a different locale, please call 911. For non-urgent situations call your local branch for guidance.
Chaverim: Rockland County:
(845) 371-6333 (NEED) Brooklyn/Manhattan/Catskills:
(718) 431-8181 For Interstate Chaverim and branches in other cities please call your local branch
Disclaimer: All content featured in Excursions is for informational purposes only. The Monsey View does not endorse the destinations listed and does not take responsibility for any informational or typographical errors. Please call the vendors to verify details before setting out.
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PARKS AND SCENIC
Borough Park, Finch Park and Lions Memorial Park were removed from our list, since all three had clear postings that the parks are for local residents only. We ask that utmost care is taken when visiting all parks to make sure not to intrude on or upset locals.
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Manny Weldler Park
Clark Recreation Center
148 W. Maple Avenue, Monsey, NY 10952
59 Campbell Avenue, Airmont, NY 10952
Large park with playground, sand area, tennis and handball courts, and bike trails
Dawn to dusk
Eugene Levy Memorial Park
Dawn to dusk
Beautiful park with three playstations, pond, picnic tables and benches, shaded trails, and basketball court
Beautiful park with lush, grassy areas, novel play equipment, trails, pond, picnic tables, and stargazing platform
Dawn to dusk
Willow Tree Park
Dawn to dusk
Gregory R. Sikorsky Children’s Park
Willow Tree Road, Wesley Hills, NY 10952
35 Lime Kiln Road, Suffern, NY 10901
Massive willow trees cascading over beautiful lake with bike path around the lake
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11 Grotke Road, Spring Valley, NY 10977
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920 Rte. 45, Pomona, NY
Shaded park with large playground, basketball and tennis court, and picnic tables
Dawn to dusk
Sunny fenced-in playground with nearby jogging path around a pond with a water fountain
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Dawn to dusk
47 East Ramapo Avenue, Mahwah, NJ
Newly renovated children’s park, with playground, gazebo, pond, picnic tables, and geese feeding
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21 New Hempstead Rd, New City, NY 10956
High Tor State Park
Franklin Turnpike, Allendale, NJ 500 feet after Cottage Place at small parking lot
417 S. Mountain Road, New City, NY 10956
Untouched wetland one-mile trail around lake, with meadow and small streams and sightings of birds, butterflies, fish and other animals
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A moderate 45-minute climb with breathtaking 360-degree views. Mountain can be climbed even when park is closed.
Free Park is closed for the season, but the mountain can be climbed.
Haverstraw Bay County Park
21 Gagan Road, West Haverstraw, NY 10993
800 Kanawauke Road, Stony Point, NY
Park bordering the Hudson River with great playgrounds, grassy picnic areas with grilling, boardwalk and walking path.
M-F: 7am - 4:30pm
Celery Farm Nature Preserve
Historic garden with walking paths, gazebo, tea house behind Rocland County Courthouse
Dawn to dusk
Gorgeous 1/2-mile man-made beach with picnic tables. Not recommended during swimming season.
$10 parking Weekdays: 8am-4pm Weekends (only from May - Oct.): 7am-5pm
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Ringwood Manor State Park
Buttermilk Falls County Park
1304 Sloatsburg Road, Ringwood, NJ
107 S Greenbush Rd, Orangeburg, NY 10962
Beautiful 4,400-acre park with trails, botanical gardens, manor tour, lake with boating (also swimming in summer)
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Weekend parking: $7
8:00am - 8:00 pm
Dawn to dusk
State Line Lookout
Seven Lakes Drive, Tomkins Cove, NY
Scenic drive of almost 18 miles going through Harriman and Bear Mountain State Park
Lookout point right off the Palisades Parkway
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Around the clock
Nyack Beach State Park
299 Rockand Lake Road, Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Hudson River park with small beach for children, and long riverside trail with benches which leads to Rockland Lake Park
Park with picnic tables, grilling, hiking trails, novel climbing equipment, and a bike path around Rockland Lake.
Dawn to dusk
Dawn to dusk
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Rockland Lake State Park
698 N. Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960
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Seven Lakes Drive
Closter, NJ, GPS: 40.988412, -73.908272
Wellmaintained hiking trails with great views and waterfalls cascading down the mountain
845-268-3020 Bike rental 3 minutes from Rockland Lake (11 minutes from Nyack Beach State Park)
Conger's Bike Rental 845-268-3315 107 Lake Rd, Congers, NY 10920
Saddle River County Park
Bear Mountain State Park
Wild Duck Pond: 1133 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ
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3006 Seven Lakes Drive, Bear Mountain, NY 10911
Great hiking, climbing, picnicking, and grilling destination with lake, zoo, museum, carousel, and boating in warmer weather
Saddle River Area Bike Path stretches for nearly six miles along a linear park system.
Dawn to dusk
8:00 am - sunset
Perkins Memorial Tower Observatory
Piermont Pier Piermont, NY - From Paradise Ave. or Pier Ave, follow signs to the pier.
Perkins Memorial Drive, NY
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Breathtaking scenic drive or hike up Bear Mountains with parking on summit and along the way, with breathtaking 360-degree views at the top
Pier with scenic views extending a mile into Hudson River that can be biked, walked, or traveled through
25 minutes Free April 1 – November 30, weather permitting; daylight hours
Blauvelt State Park
Tallman Mountain State Park
Blauvelt, NY 10913
Route 9W, Sparkill NY
Undeveloped state park with hiking trails and WWI era tunnels, rifle range and ruins Access points detailed in Issue 103 of The Monsey View.
Shaded park with trails, paths, picnic areas, tennis court, and small playground.
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Dawn to dusk
Dawn to dusk
Dawn to dusk
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Paterson Great Falls
Scenic Hudson Riverwalk Park
72 McBride Avenue, Paterson NJ
250 W. Main St., Tarrytown, NY
Magnificent falls with easy foot access close to the falls
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Waterfront park with riverside esplanade with magnificent views, which can be reached via Tappan Zee Express.
Dawn to dusk
Half-hour before sunrise to half-hour after sunset
Scenic Hudson Park
Kingsland Point Park and the Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse Tarrytown Light-Kingsland Point Path, Palmer Ave., Sleepy Hollow, NY, Accessible from the Palmer Avenue Bridge over the Metro-North tracks (at the very end of Palmer Avenue, where it meets Riverside Drive)
Well-kept park with playgrounds and a walkway with amazing Hudson River views
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18-acre park on Hudson River shore with overlook areas of Tarrytown lighthouse
Parking: $10 for non-residents
March–November: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
Ruach Hachaim Park 111 Ivy Lane, Monroe, NY 10950
Park featuring separate boys’ and girls’ sections with a variety of interesting equipment and activities.
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Sunday: 12:00 – 4:30 pm, M–F: 3:00 – 7:30 pm
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Goosepond Mountain State Park
Ross Dock Picnic Area
1198 New York 17M, Chester, NY 10918
Fort Lee, NJ, GPS: 40.860425, -73.955772
Undeveloped state park with woods, fields, trails and wetlands
Overpeck County Park
Gorgeous scenic waterfront park with picnic tables, trails, playground, and views of the Hudson and GWB
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Parking fee collected May - September Dawn to dusk
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
50 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ; Make a right at the first traffic circle, go past the wooden bridge and down the road until you hit a second traffic circle. On your right will be the parking lot.
125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY
Great park with fun equipment and jungle gyms, water views, walking paths and boat rentals in warmer seasons
38 minutes Free
Scenic paths through wetlands, woodlands, meadows, fields, streams, rivers, and lakes, and traversing bridges and carriage roads
201-336-7275 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
7:00am - Sunset
The Louis Engel Waterfront Park 160 Westerly Road, Ossining, NY
Park with amazing Hudson River views, great to visit in conjunction with HaverstrawOssining Ferry
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Dawn to dusk
Croton Gorge Park/Croton Dam
New York, NY
Breathtaking man-made falls with dramatic drop and spillway, with playground, picnicking, and hiking
Sprawling 843-acre park with pedicabs, biking, boating, picnicking, zoo, carousel, and lots of grass
Dawn to dusk
Admission is free; recreation available for various prices
Brooklyn Bridge Park
411 W. 55th St, New York, NY
334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Beautiful new park with novel play areas, sand areas, carousel, swings, slide mountain, marsh garden, and more. Limited Parking - best visited by public transportation.
Offering 1- to 3-hour pedicab tours through Central Park
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Starts at $60 adult; $50 children
9:00 am â€“ 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 1:00 am
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Walkway Over The Hudson
Highland Entrance: 87 Havilland Road, Highland, NY Poughkeepsie Entrance: 61 Parker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY
Lehman Township, PA
1.28-mile elevated pedestrian bridge over the Hudson River with 21-story elevator, which operates from 9:00 am until an hour before closing.
Color-coded trails of different lengths amidst waterfalls and beautiful nature and paddleboats (boating Sun. Chol Hamoed only) Chol Hamoed only)
1 hour 30 minutes
Trails: Adults: $14.50, Seniors( 62+): $13.50, Children (4â€“10): $8.50, Children: (3 and younger): Free, Adults and seniors pay additional $2 on Sunday
Parking $5; walkway and park are free 7:00 am - sunset
Sunday Chol Hamoed: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm; Monday and Tuesday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
AAA Buggy Rides
Main St, Hunter, NY 12442
3529 Old Philadelphia Pike, Gordonville, PA
Scenic chairlift to summit of mountain with spectacular views. Zipline reservations: 518-2634388
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1 hour 44 minutes
Amish Country tours aboard authentic horse and buggy
2 hours and 48 minutes
13+: $12; 7-12: $8; 65+: $10; 6 and under: free with adult
Starting from $15, adult, $7 under 12, under 2 free
Sunday and Monday Chol Hamoed: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon. - Fri.: 9:00, am - 6:00 pm
Niagara Falls Canadian Side
Niagara Falls American Side
6650 Niagara Parkway, L2E 6T2
332 Prospect Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Scenic attractions near Niagara Falls, among them Journey Behind the Falls, Whirlpool Aero Car, Hornblower Cruises, and Zipline. Please see Issue #111 of The Monsey View for extensive coverage on Niagara Falls.
6 hours and 20 minutes
Scenic Niagara Falls attractions, among them Cave of the Winds, Maid of the Mist and evening fireworks. Please see Issue #111 of The Monsey View for extensive coverage on Niagara Falls.
6 hours and 15 minutes
Varies by attraction
Varies by attraction
Varies by attraction
Varies by attraction
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New Jersey Botanical Gardens
Ringwood State Park, Morris Road, Ringwood, NJ 07456
725 Pines Lake Drive West, Wayne, NJ 07470
Wellmaintained Tudor revival manor home with a selection for formal and seasonal gardens
30-acre botanically diverse property with woodlands, gardens, ponds and streams
8:00 am – 8:00 pm
8:00 am – dusk
Untermyer Park And Gardens
New York Botanical Garden
945 N Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701
2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458
Relaxing landscaped park on over 40 acres, centered on a walled Persian Garden, with gorgeous Hudson River views, trails and picnic spot
250-acre verdant landscape with over a million plants, voted as one of the best botanical gardens in the U.S.
7:00 am – sunset
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wave Hill Public Gardens
649 W 249th St, Bronx, NY 10471
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA
Vast collection of flower gardens, greenhouse, and fountain shows
28 acres of greenery and gardens overlooking the Hudson River
$8 Adults, $4 Students and Seniors, $2 Children 6+, Free to Members and children under 6, Admission is free on Tuesdays from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm Tuesday – Sunday: 9am – 5:30 pm
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Weekdays: Over 12: $23, Seniors $20, 2-12: $10, under 2: free, Weekends: Over 12: $28, Seniors $25, 2-12: $12, under 2: free
2 hours 34 minutes Adults: $23, Seniors: $20, 5-18: $12, 4 and under: free 9:00 am–6:00 pm
FARMS AND ORCHARDS
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The Orchards of Concklin
Tevaland Petting Farm
2 S. Mountain Rd, Pomona, NY 10970
47 Brandt Rd., Hillburn, NY
One-hour interactive visit with free-roaming animals, activities in a customized experience.
Call for prices
10:00 am–5:00 pm
By appointment only
Dr. Davies Farm
244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale, NJ
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306 Route 304, Congers, NY
Well-manicured trees, spectacular views, wagon rides, petting zoo, and corn maze with apples to pick.
Historic 35acre apple orchard with trailer rides; cash only
$7 general admission, plus $10 for a bag of apples
Sunday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm; M-F: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Abma’s Farm 700 Lawlins Road, Wyckoff, NJ
Well-maintained farm with petting zoo, fresh produce, plants, and food for the animals available for sale.
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Free, pay for produce
8:00 am – 6:00 pm; closed on Sundays
51 Route 100, Katonah, NY
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45 Ball Rd, Warwick, NY 10990
Great farm with over 50 animals, hiking trails, picnicking, and historical barns and buildings
$28.95 per bag of apples
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Apple Dave’s Orchard
82 Four Corners Rd, Warwick, NY 10990
4 Ochs Lane, Warwick, NY
Bags: 50 cents for half peck and $1.00 for half bushel. Once it’s filled, they charge $8 for filled peck bag and 30 for filled half-bushel bag 9:00 am–5:00 pm
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Offers pick-youown apples, tomatoes and veggies, and picnic area with sweeping views
Per bushel and rentals 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Sun High Orchards
62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs, NY
19 Canfield Avenue, Randolph, NJ
Autumn apple and pumpkin picking and hayrides on weekends
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Apples: $25 half bushel
Per pound; Sunday hayride $1
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pick your own seasonal fruits and purchase flowers and pet a donkey and alpaca; hayrides on fall weekends
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Harvest Moon Farm
Lawrence Orchard And Farm
130 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY
39 Colandrea Road, Newburgh, NY
Pick your own apples. Sunday and Monday Chol Hamoed there will be many activities at an additional cost.
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$30 per 25-lb bag; admits 5 to orchard
$3 admission, plus picking containers
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
5755 US-209, Kerhonkson, NY
Pick-yourown apples, pony rides, hayrides, sunflower maze, moon bounce in this vast farm with 250 types of produce.
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1 hour and 4 mins
Pick your own $7.99 per person plus $1.99 per pound apples, Children activity pass: $19.99, Picking, hayride and cornmaze: $14.99 9:00 am-6:00pm
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1 hour 15 minutes
Pickyour-own apples with jumping pillow, hay rides, corn maze, golf, playground, and petting zoo
Pay per activity and per bag of apples Summer hours: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
220 Spook Rock Rd, Suffern, NY 10901
1 Caton Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11218
Indoor and outdoor arena offering pony rides, new and improved trail rides, hay rides and petting zoo
Chol Hamoed Hours: 11:00am - 6:00pm Cost: Pay per attraction
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1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ
Sprawling farm with spectacular views, play area, pick-your-own produce and apples, historical buildings, petting zoo, train ride, and hay bale maze
Trail rides on horseback in Prospect Park. Reservations are required
1 hour 17 minutes
$42 per hour per person, Children under 11: $62 10:00 a. to sunset
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Turtleboo 175 East Central Avenue, Spring Valley, NY 10977
Indoor amusement center with soft play area, rides, arcades, kosher food and great accommodations Sukkah on premises
$15; two adults free per family Early bird admission (9:00-11:00 am) $10.99
9:00 am - 11:00 pm Wed until 5:30 pm
250 W. Route 59, Nanuet
424 Market Street, Nanuet
Moonwalk wonderland of slopes, slides, tunnels, and everything inflatable
Token-operated rides and arcade games
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30 tokens - $10, 80 tokens - $20, 150 tokens - $30
$12.95 -13.95 bouncer; $4.95 - 5.95 toddler; parents are free
11:00 am-9:00 pm; open until 10:00 pm on Motzei Shabbos
Open Bounce: Mon. –Thurs., 4:00-5:30 pm, until Age 6: Mon.-Fri., 10:00-11:30 am, Family Night: Wednesdays 6:00-8:00 pm
Jill’s Ceramics 180 Germonds Road, West Nyack
Huge variety of plaster pieces or glazed ceramics
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Pay per piece
Mon.-Wed. 9:30-3:00; Tue. and Thur. evening 7-9:00; call for extended Sunday hours
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At the Shoppers Haven parking lot on Main St.
845-356-MALL (6255) Ext 5
Sunday Oct. 8 11: 00 to 7: 00 ב חול המועד Monday Oct. 9 10: 30 to 7: 00 ג חול המועד Tuesday Oct. 10 10:30 to 7:00 ד חול המעוד
Build-A-Bear Workshop 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
Palisades Center, 3771 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack, NY 10994
Play arena with slides, trampolines, obstacle courses for safe handson fun
Children can choose, stuff, name and clothe their own stuffed animals
Infant: $9.95 (adult included) Toddler: 1-4: $12.95, Child 5-17: $19.95 Parents/Guardians: $6.95
10:00 am-9:30 p.m.; Sunday until 9:00 p.m.
10:00 am- 9:30 pm, Sundays: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Palisades Mall Carousel And Ferris Wheel
1000 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack, NY 10994
36 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick, NJ
Beautiful carnival ride: Ferris wheel reaches 68 feet; doubledecker carousel
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Creative art studios with mosaic projects for all ages
2.50 per ride (on carousel adults are free)
Starting at $27.95
10:00 am - 9:30 pm, Sunday:11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday – Thursday. 11:00–5:30 and Monday and Friday by appointment.
The Big Playhouse 316 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ
Open play area which simulates real life downtown with costumes, furniture, for imaginative play
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$17.99 + tax - per child - family packages available
Kidnetic 2 Changebridge Road, East Building E, Montville, NJ
421 Boston Post Rd, Port Chester, NY
Play area with structures, slides, ball room, alligator pit and more
Indoor playground with tunnels, mazes, foam forest, and ball pits
Weekdays 10:00 am–5:30 pm, Sunday 9:00–11:30 am
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Legoland Discovery Center
Glassworks Studio 151 South Street, Morristown, NJ
1 Ridge Hill Blvd. Yonkers, NY
Glass-fusing studio where mosaics of all levels can be created
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$20 and up, per project
Starting at $15.95
Thursday - Tuesday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm, Wednesday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm (adults only), Reservations suggested
Mon-Thurs: 10:00am -7:00pm Reservations recommended for Chol Hamoed
Crayola Experience 30 Centre Square, Easton, PA
1 hour 25 minutes 610-515-8000 $19.99
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Hands-on colorful crayon activities and exhibits
9:30am-4:00pm, Sunday and Monday Chol Hamoed: 10:00am6:00pm
SPORTS AND ADVENTURE
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New City Bowl and Batting Cages
The Gravity Vault
90 N Main St, New City, NY 10956
107 Pleasant Avenue, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
13,500+ indoor rock gym with overhangs, bouldering, arches and hours of climbing fun
Bowling alley and batting cages
$5.25 - 5.75 per bowling game, $3.25 per token for batting cages (15 pitches), Packages available
Day Passes: Adult: $18, 21 and under: $14, 10 and under $12, Shoe rental: $4, Harness: $3
M-F: 12:00 - 10:00 pm Sunday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Palisades Climb Adventure
Autobahn Indoor Speedway
Palisades Center, 4590 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack, NY 10994
The world’s tallest ropes course at 85 feet and five levels, on level 4 of the Palisades Mall
2272 Palisades Center Dr #A200, West Nyack, NY 10994
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Indoor go kart speedway
$19.99, Sky Tykes, for kids under 48”: $8.99
$22.99 per race, Discounted 3, 5 and 8 packs available
2:00 - 8:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
M-T: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm, F: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, S: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Lucky Strike Palisades 4662 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack, NY 10994
Bowling lanes and game room
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12:00 am - 11:00 pm, Motzei Shabbos until 2:00 am, Opens Sunday at 11:00 am
14 W. Grand Ave., Montvale, NJ 07645
40 S Rte 9W, West Haverstraw, NY 10993
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$4-5 per game per person
$5.00 - 5.50 per game, Shoe rental $4
S: 9 am - 11pm M: 9 am - 12 am T: 9 pm - 12 am W: 9 am - 12 pm and 4 pm - 12 am Th:9 am - 12 am F: from 9 am Motzei Shabbos: until 12 am
9:00 am - 11:00 pm, Motzei Shabbos until 12:00 am and Sunday until 10:00 pm
High Exposure Rock Climbing
Monster Mini Golf
266 Union St, Northvale, NJ 07647
49 E Midland Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652
Rock climbing gym Will be rented out on specific hours on Chol Hamoed for men and boys only. 201-7780299
Indoor glow-in-thedark golf course
2-hour pass: $25, toddler $12, weekdays after 8 pm: $10, More options available
10:00 am - 10:00 pm, Sunday until 6
M-T: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Friday from 2:00 p.m., Motzei Shabbos until 10:00 pm, Sunday: 12:00 - 8:00 pm
Sports Time USA 380 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford NY
Indoor amusement center with rides, arcade games, batting cages, and indoor playground
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Varies according to ride/package
S: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm, M-F: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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iFly Indoor Skydiving
The Castle Fun Center
849 Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers, NY
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109 Brookside Ave, Chester, NY
Adventure center with go karts, arcade, rock wall climbing and more
Indoor skydiving with pressurized flight chamber for bodyflight
Packages start at $90 per person, $160 for 2 people, $380 for five people
Starting at $3.50 per ride
11:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am, reservations required
Chol Hamoed hours: Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm Monday open, but will be busy due to Columbus Day Tuesday October 10: 12:00 - 9:00 pm
400 Fairfield road, Fairfield, NJ
182 NJ-10, East Hanover, NJ
Roomy adventure center with lots of things to climb and ride, plus arcade games
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All day play: $9.95-19.95 Parents free
Band: $25-34 Or pay for credits
Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tuesday: 12:00 am 0 6:00 pm
Chol Hamoed hours: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Grand Prix New York Racing
333 Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco, NY 10549
29 Recount Place, New Rochelle, NY
Amusement center with arcades, bounce castle, go karts and bowling
Indoor family amusement center with go-karts, bumper cars, laser tag, arcade, and more
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Indoor play arena with funhouse, ride, games, mini golf, lazer tag and bowling. Large sukkah and kosher food on premises for Chol hamoed.
Adult track $18-25, Teen track: $12-15 Kids Track: $8-10, $10 bounce area
M-T: 3:00 - 10:00 pm, F: from 12, Motzei Shabbos until 12, Sunday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
$29.99 - $38.99 per person; check their ad for coupon code for $3 off
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Ring Homestead 257 Lybolt Road, Middletown, NY
Check out our extensive coverage on Amusement Parks open this Chol Hamoed in this week’s issue.
Treetop Adventure Course
Different packages available. Call for reservations. 9:00 am until dark
560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
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Adventure camp with ropes course
1575 Fairway Villas Blvd, East Stroudsburg PA
Aerial obstacle course right near Turtle Back Zoo with adult and junior courses
(973) 731-5800 ext. 279
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1 hour 25 minutes
Aerial forest adventure with five ropes courses and dual zip racers. Also kids’ section
Adult Course: $28 ($33 with zip line), Junior Course: $18 Zip Line: $13
Ropes course: ages 7–11, $41; 12+ $46, ages 4–7: $24, Zipline: $20 1 run, $7 additional runs
Open Monday and Tuesday Chol Hamoed: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
12:00 pm - dusk, April: Fri and Sun May: Mon,Thur,Fri, Sun. June through Labor Day: all week
100 Pinedge Drive, West Berlin, NJ
37 Corey Road, Hancock, MA
Mountain Adventure Park with mountain coasters, alpine slides, swings, trampolines, and scenic chair life ride
Tractorthemed rides, stunts, and digging fun for all ages
Under 42”: $28.95, 42” or over: $36.95, Cheaper online Chol Hamoed: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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2 hours 30 minutes Varies
413-738-5500 Hours: Sunday Chol Hamoed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
HISTORICAL AND MUSEUMS
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George Washington Headquarters The DeWint House 20 Livingston Avenue, Tappan, NY 10983
Stony Point State Park 44 Battlefield Rd., Stony Point, NY
George Washington’s headquarters at four different occasions during the Revolution, The DeWint House, carriage house and surrounding grounds are open to the public to view and explore.
Site of Battle of Stony Point with lighthouse, museum and weekly artillery drills and soldier camps reenactment
Free; there may be a parking fee; $3 charge for group tours and special events, reservations required
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grounds: Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 am – 5:00 pm, Museum, soldiers’ camp and artillery drill hours vary
Kykuit - Rockefeller Estate Tour begins at: 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY
Tour begins at: 381 N. Broadway,Sleepy Hollow, NY
Breathtaking tour of Rockefeller’s six-story home, terraced gardens and art galleries
Preserved pre-Civil War farmstead that brings the slavery era alive
Standard tour: Under 3: free, 3-17: $23-26, Adults: $25-28
Under 3: free; Child 3-17: $8; Adult: $14
Sunday, Friday, Thursday: 9:45-3:50, Also open Mondays and Wednesdays in October
Wed. - Sun.: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm (last tour)
Boscobel House and Gardens
West Point Museum 2110 New South Post Road, West Point, NY 10996
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32 minutes Free; there may be parking fee 10:30 am – 4:15 pm
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1601 New York 9D, Garrison, NY
Military academy museum with galleries showcasing history of U.S. army, warfare and weapons
Restored 18th Century house museum with gorgeous grounds and views
Gardens & Grounds: Adults: $11, Children, (6-14): $5, Children (under 6): Free, Extra charge for house, Family packages available Wed.-Mon. 9:30am-5:00pm
The Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space
Empire State Building
Pier 86: W. 46th Street and 12th Avenue
350 5th Avenue, New York, NY
Military and maritime history museum inside original battleship
Observatory deck on 86th floor of the Empire State Building
Adult (13-64) $33, Seniors $31, Child (5-12) $24
Adults $34, Child $27, Senior $31
Monday- Friday: 10:00 am- 5:00, Sunday: 10:00 am 6:00 pm
until 2:00 am
National Museum of Mathematics
Liberty Science Center
11 E. 26th Street, Manhattan, NY
222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
Amazing interactive science experience for learning and fun
Museum that brings mathematics alive in fun way
Adult, $16.00, Child & Senior, $10.00, Toddler, free 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; closes early the first Wed. of every month
There are many combination packages and exhibition, tickets starting at: Child $17.75, Senior, $18.75, Adult $21.75, Teacher $11.75 Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Sunday: 9:00 am5:30 pm
Ripleyâ€™s Believe It or Not 234 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
Sprawling, oftinteractive collection of curiosities
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Adult: $29.95, Child: $22.95, Save $5-6 when purchasing online
9:00 am - 1:00 am
One World Trade Center
285 Fulton Street, New York, NY (Entrance On Corner Vesey And West Street)
200 Liberty Street, New York, NY
Admission to three floors of One World Trade Center, for views, observatory, elevators, and exhibits
8-acre park in memoriam of 9/11 heroes with guided tours available
Ages 13 to 64 $34, ages 6 to 12 $28, under 5 free; ages 65 and up $32.
9:00 am â€“ 8:00 pm
7:30 am to 9:00 pm
9/11 Memorial Museum
FDR Home and Library
200 Liberty Street, New York, NY
4097 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park, NY 12538
Museum with exhibitions and hands-on learning about 9/11 and its effects
Historyrich tours of FDRâ€™s property, home, and library
1 hour 13 minutes
General: Adult $24,Youth 7-17 $15; additional packages available
Home and Library: $18, Library: $9, Top Cottage $10, Under 15 free, Grounds are free
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Museum 9-6, Home tours: 9-4, Top cottage: 9-5 Grounds: Dawn to dusk
The Vanderbilt Mansion 119 Vanderbilt Park Rd. Hyde Park, NY 12538
54-room well-preserved mansion with magnificent grounds and gardens
1 hour 17 minutes
Mansion: $10 guided 1-hour tour, Grounds: free
Mansion Tour times 9:15 to 4, Grounds: dawn to dusk
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Living Torah Museum
Jewish Children’s Museum
1603 41st St, Brooklyn, NY 11218
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1 hour 21 minutes
792 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213
Museum displaying artifacts mentioned in Torah and in Jewish history
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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1 hour 24 minutes Admission: $13, Seniors: $10, Under 2 free
The Franklin Institute
100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ
222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA
Battleship that served in WWII, Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf Wars that gives a glimpse into military life
Interactive museum that brings scientific concepts to life with fascinating exhibits
2 hours 5 minutes
Adult, $21.95; child, senior, $17.00; under 4, free
12+, $20; 3-11 $16; 2 and under, free
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
9:30am – 5:00pm
The Mansions of Newport, Rhode Island
85 Touro St, Newport, RI
Opulent and magnificent preserved mansions used as summer homes for families like the Vanderbilts and the Astors
A historic tour of the oldest shul in the U.S. and one of the most architecturally distinguished buildings
Varies by mansion
Adult $12; Under 13: free
Varies by mansion
Sunday-Friday 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Preservation Society of Newport County: 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI
3 hour 40 minutes
Chol Hamoed hours: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Battleship New Jersey
Interactive 3-story Jewishthemed museum with
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New York Aquarium
10 N. Water Street, Norwalk, Connecticut
602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Aquarium with sea lion show, penguins, sharks and many fish; partly ruined during Hurricane Sandy
Great aquarium with many species, and fascinating exhibitions for entire family
1 hour 9 minutes
Adults, $22.95; 13 –17 and Seniors, $20.95; 3-12, $15.95; under 3, free
3 +: $11.95 at the gate; under 2: Free
10:00 am to 4:30 pm
10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Long Island Aquarium
Jenkinson’s Aquarium 300 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
431 E Main St, Riverhead, NY
Small aquarium with a large variety of marine life, including sharks, penguins, seals, and octopuses
1 hour 30 minutes
Aquarium with fascinating exhibits and many interesting marine animals and fish
1 hour 47 minutes
631.208.9200 ext. 426
Adult, $12; 3 –12 and 62+, $7; under 3, free
13 – 61, $29; 62+, $25; 3 –12, $22; under 2, free
Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; M-F, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Mystic Aquarium 55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT
2 hours 7 minutes
860-572-5955 Amazing aquarium with thousand of fish, exotic marine animals, and fascinating outdoor exhibits
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Adults, $36.99; seniors ( 60+), $31.99; 13 –17, $30.99; 3 –12, $26.99; 2 and under, free April - Sept.: 9:00 am 4:50 pm
Van Saun County Park
1 Riverside Dr., Camden, NJ
216 Forest Ave, Paramus, NJ
Aquarium with shark bridge, penguin island, and touch pool
2 hours 2 minutes
Zoo with playground, train, carousel, and trails, and animal shows in the summer
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12+, $28; 2 –11 $21; under 2, free (Special online offer now $18 for adults and $15 for kids)
15-61: $8, 3-14: $5, Under 3: free, 62+; $2 Fee only charged until November
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Turtle Back Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY
560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ
Metropolitan zoo with 265 acres that harbors 4,000 animals in replicas of their native habitats.
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Excellent zoo for children, with great animals, train, pony rides, feedings, paddle boats, ropes course, and more
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13+:$36.95, 3-12: $26.95, 65+: $31.95, 2 and under: free. Free admission on Wednesdays
Adults: $15, 2-12 and seniors: $12, 23 months and younger: free
10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sunday until 5:30
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Central Park Zoo 64th St and 5th Ave, New York, NY
State-ofthe-art zoo with variety of habitats, from snow leopards to tropical birds
General Admission: Adult $12; Child $7; Senior $9
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Weekends until 5:30 pm
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Staten Island Zoo
53-51 111th St, Corona, NY
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614 Broadway, Staten Island, NY
18-acre zoo with trails, aviary, domestic animals, sea lion pool, bears, pumas, parrots, and bison
Small suburban zoo with nice variety of animals and animal feeding
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1 hour 4 minutes
13+: $8, 3-12: $5, 65+: $6, 2 and under: free
15-59: $10, 60+: $7, 3-14: $6, 2 and under: free, Wednesdays after 2: free. Free parking
10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sundays until 5:30 pm
10:00am - 4:45pm
Prospect Park Zoo
450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY
218 County Road 519, Sussex, NJ
More than 125 species within the confines of a 12-acre menagerie suitable for all ages, including a sea lion court
1 hour 5 minutes
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1 hour 9 minutes
Zoo and museum with over 500 animals in their natural surroundings
13+: $8, 3-12: $5, 65+: $6, 2 and under: free
13-64: $18 , 3-12: $14.50 65+: $16.50 Under 3: Free
10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sundays until 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Philadelphia Zoo 3400 W, Girard Ave. Philadelphia, PA
2 hours 8 minutes
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Huge children’s zoo with incredible creatures and many fun activities
General admission: Adults, $23; Children 2-11 $19; Under 2, free; Pre-paid parking: $16 per vehicle, Family packages available; membership is usually worthwhile 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
BOATING AND FERRIES
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Hessian Lake Boat Rentals
Greenwood Lake Marina
Bear Mountain State Park, 55 Hessian Dr., Bear Mountain, NY 10911
Beautiful, serene lake in Bear Mountains with summer boat rentals.
538 Lakeside Rd., Hewitt, NJ 07421
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Pontoon boat rental for relaxing cruise on beautiful Greenwood Lake. Valid CC is required. For basic pontoon, one must be 21 years old.
$5 per ½ hour and $8 per hour per person, $20 deposit required
Starting at $120 per hour
Open Sunday Chol Hamoed 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open until end of October, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Overpeck County Park Kayak Center
Payne’s Water Sports
50 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ as the address. Enter the park and make the first right at the traffic circle. Cross over the wooden bridge, and they are located at the first parking lot on your left.
Renting Kayaks and Canoes on Overpeck Creek in Overpeck County Park
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35 minutes Up to 2 hours: $15 per paddler/ $10 per paddler for each additional hour
201-957-3085 Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 pm, Monday and Friday: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
1548 NY-17B, White Lake, NY 12786
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1 hour 15 minutes
Rents out pontoon boats, kayaks, pedal boats, canoes.
Rowboats and 2-passenger boats: $35.00 per hour; 1-passenger kayak: $25.00 per hour; 4-passenger pedal boat: $45.00 per hour Open throughout Chol Hamoed by reservation only
Swinging Bridge Lake Marina 371 Starlight Road, Mongaup Valley, NY 12762
Rents out pontoon boats
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1 hour 15 minutes
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Cost: $125 per hour
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
3429 State Rte. 55, White Lake, NY 12786
30-34 Girling Drive (off 9W), Haverstraw, NY
Commuter ferry that transports passengers between Haverstraw and Ossining
Rentals of speedboats, pontoon boats, pedal boats, and rowboats.
1 hour 15 minutes
Each way $4.25 adults; $2 children (under 11) and seniors; Under 5 free
Call for hours
Circle Line Cruises
Pier 83 W 42nd St, New York, NY
1 Hudson Place, Hoboken
Cruises for views of Statue of liberty, Manhattan skyline, landmarks, and more
Commuter ferry from Hoboken to Pier 11 or World Financial Center in Manhattan
Starts at: Adults, $30; children 3-12, $19
Adult: $6/7, Child 6-11: $3/3.50, Child 5 and under: two children ride free for every paying adult
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ferry departs at 15-30 minute intervals from about 6 am until about 9 pm
Ellis and Liberty Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry
Ferry Departs: Manhattan 22 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004, New Jersey: Liberty State Park, Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City, NJ
4 Whitehall Street,New York, NY
Free 25-minute commuter ferry between Manhattan and Staten Island
Tours that include cruise and access to Liberty and Ellis Islands
877-523-9849 (Statue Cruises)
13-61 $18.50, 4-12 $9, 62+ $14
Ferry departs every 15-20 minutes
The ferry operates 24/7 – (departs about every half hour; call for exact schedule)
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Above the Clouds Balloon Rides
Fulton Fish Market
100 Airport Road, New Hampton, NY 10958
800 Food Center Dr #65B, Bronx, NY
Nocturnal expedition to experience the colorful sight of fish vendors selling their goods
Half-hour to an hour scenic ride up in the clouds on a pictureperfect hot air balloon
Starting at $199 per person for group tours and $599 per two people for private tours
Free. Parking: $5-7
begins at 6:00 am, reservations required
Monday–Friday: 1:00 am–7:00 am
Historic Horse and Carriage Ride
The Roosevelt Island Tramway
60th Street and 2nd Avenue, New York, NY
Aerial tramway that spans East River and leads to Roosevelt Island, where there’s a beautiful park
Open-air ride through Central Park in horsedrawn carriage
$50 for up to 20 minutes, plus $20, each additional 10 minutes, plus tip.
$2.50 (Metro Card only); Up to three children 44 inches tall and under ride for free on the tram when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Liberty Helicopter Tours 6 E. River Piers #212, New York, NY
Birds’-eye view of New York City and surrounding area
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Starting at $214 per person
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
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400 Fred Wehran Drive, Teterboro , NJ
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111 Industrial Ave, Teterboro, NJ
Museum with models of military aircraft and history of aviation Sunday Chol Hamoed will be an open cockpit day
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Closed Mondays
Westchester County Airport
Stewart International Airport
240 Airport Road, White Plains, NY
1180 1st Street, New Windsor, NY
This airport is less busy and way less overwhelming than the international airports. There’s an observation deck on the third floor where airplanes can be watched taking off and landing
On the far left, at the end of the field, all the way in the back there’s an excellent spot to watch the airplanes take off and land. There’s also access to the departure hall, where you can see the screens and conveyor belts.
Newark Liberty International Airport 3 Brewster Road, Newark, NJ
John F. Kennedy International Airport New York, NY 11430
AirTrain is free and gives children a fascinating bird’s-eye view of this bustling airport. Parking lots 2 and 5 offer nice views of airplanes taking off and landing.
AirTrain is free in the airport; best spot of watching is from the parking lot of Ikea at 1000 Ikea Drive in Elizabeth, NJ
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East of the airport, on Redneck Drive, there are some playing fields from where the airplanes can be watched.
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Ten Q&A’S for Travelers Brought to you: by Interstate Chaverim
“Where are we going?” Every Jewish home on Chol Hamoed hears the constant nagging of children itching to drive off. Of course, by the time you decide where to go, it’s often late and you arrive just before the zoo or amusement park closes. But, oh well, as long as you got into the car and the kids dirtied the car with myriad snacks. But what happens… when the car coughs or sputters, the tires squeak unnaturally or the key taunts you from inside a locked car? Interstate Chaverim is here to help you with all your roadside trouble.
Well, a bigger chance is that someone will actually show up to you, approximately 75% of the time, we do find a member in the area to help out. Sometimes it takes longer and sometimes quicker. Even if we don't have anyone around, the Interstate dispatchers are exceptionally knowledgeable and can likely guide you over the phone on how to change a tire or locate a close by tire shop, road service, etc. Interstate will guide you until you're back on the road and will never leave you hanging.
What should I do first if I ever get a flat tire while driving down the highway?
Slow down, check your rearview mirror for oncoming traffic, and carefully pull over to the right shoulder as soon as possible. Never stop on the left shoulder or in the middle of a highway. If there is no shoulder, continue driving until you reach a safe spot or an exit ramp.
What if there is no member around in the area to assist me?
And once I'm at a safe location?
Yes, you can! You might incur a small extra fee. The good news is that many car insurance policies and major credit cards include road service. You may also call 911 for help since there are many highways that have access to a free roadside service program, which the police can help you with.
Look for the spare tire that comes along with your car. If you can’t locate it, check your car’s manual.
When should I call Chaverim?
Call your local Chaverim branch, if you are having difficulty changing the tire yourself because you're missing one of the tools or run into to a problem. Of course, you should also call with any other roadside issues.
So where does Interstate Chaverim come into the picture?
How many members get the Interstate call message?
Many! More than 700 Chaverim volunteers from 20 Chaverim organization are on the database!
What precautions can I take to avoid road trouble?
Things happen to the most experienced drivers and luxurious of cars. However, basic maintenance goes a long way in avoiding much heartache. Here is a list of basic ideas: having oil changes on time, not waiting for the last minute to fill up on gas or to buy new tires, ensuring that you have a spare tire and the necessary tools. It is also a phenomenal idea to hide a spare car key somewhere underneath the car in case the key gets locked in. Avoid using the car for its lights or music without the engine running because it drains the battery.
You never have to contact Interstate Chaverim! If you are having trouble in an area not covered by any Chaverim organization, your local dispatcher will contact Interstate Chaverim. The Interstate dispatcher will then alert all Chaverim members on the Interstate system with your request for help.
Could I sign up for AAA when I already have a flat tire?
What are some memorable calls Interstate received?
Interstate Chaverim handles many calls each day, and we don't always get to hear the story behind the call. What may seem to us like a simple flat tire or lockout might possibly be a very major deal to the caller. Often, we get calls from traumatized passengers who have been in a car accident and need transportation to reach their destination. We had several calls from people stuck on their way a close family members wedding, or a levayeh, r”l. We once even had a Chassan and Kallah stranded after their wedding
What's the furthest a member has ever gone to help a fellow Jew?
Klal Yisroel is fortunate to have such dedicated yidden! We have already had members driving 3-4 hours to help someone. But the idea of Interstate is to find a member that happens to be close by to the call. We have already found members that were just five minutes away in some far flung areas all over the US.
It’s unfortunately a daily occurrence for us to get calls from people stranded on a far flung highway. We once had a caller stranded for 36 hours on a holiday weekend with two blown tires and no open tire shops in the area. Regardless of the call, we always try our very best to be that chaver in the time of need. Wishing all of Klal Yisroel a Chag Kosher V'sameach and a safe trip.
א שמחת טוב יום פאר די גאנצע פאמיליע
האלט אייך געשפאנט פאר לאנגע שעות פון געשמאקע ערליכע אונטערהאלטונג!
די רייכע מייסטערהאפטיגע שפילן וועלכע האבן באצויבערט טויזענטער צוקוקער!
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See you at 4:00 at the clubhouse we built, near my father’s chocolate factory!
As usual, bring your knapsacks so we can do our homework!
Mutty, your father is coming. Let’s go into the factory with him.
Wait until we finish reviewing our Chumash, Shimi.
Why are there so many workers today?
Are we going the factory?
Increased production. We have a huge order to fill by the end of the week. Fancy chocolates going to London.
Hey kids, you’ve come to visit? Try not to disturb. We need to keep up our pace! Why isn’t the generator working?
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Why isn’t the generator working? Could this be a terrorist attack? Maybe we should leave via the emergency exit.
Where’s my father? I’m going to his office to get him.
Abba! Everyone left already! Come quickly!
Mutty, go! Why are you waiting? It’s dangerous!
Mutty, don’t be afraid. We’ll go out with everyone, and then call the electric company.
Mission accomplished! I disconnected the electricity by damaging the generator.
We got a little vacation today.
Let’s go back inside. Back to work, everyone!
Hey, the lights are on! Ahhh, we just left and the electricity came right back on.
It was nothing, just an electrical short.
Phew! They’re coming back inside. I must get out of this room before they notice me.
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1. Have words (with) 5. Give in to gravity 8. Licorice-like flavor 13. Earring site 14. A portion 15. Movable castles 16. A Scottish word 17. Any minute 18. Smidgens 19. Michigan 22. Makeup artist? 23. Cry of mock horror 24. Tail 27. Chinese truth 29. Pond dweller 33. One-eighty 34. Lock horns 36. Canal site 37. Colorado 40. Embrace 41. Dissuade 42. Part of a joint
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ר' מאיר :יא ,יא...
עזרי' :ס'איז דא וואס ווילן זאגן אז ס'איז נאר א שפיל.
פרוי :און זאגן פאר מיין מאן אז איך האב אים געפאלגט...
נתנאל :א שפיל?! פארוועם? פון וועם? פארוואס?
ר' מאיר :נו פארדעם טוט דאך מיין אויג וויי! שפיי מיר אריין זיבן מאל און גיי זאג פאר דיין מאן " :דו האסט מיר געהייסן שפייען איין מאל ,און איך האב געשפיגן זיבן מאל!"
עזרי' :קיינער ווייסט נישט פונקטליך... אבער עפעס דא איז גאר מאדנע... (זיי הייבן מיט די אקסלען ,מאכן מיט די הענט ווי זיי פארשטייען נישט און גייען ארויס) (ר' מאיר קומט אריין)
ר' מאיר :נו .ברוך השם .איך הער מען האט שוין ענדליך געטראפן אן אפשפרעכערקע .מיינע יסורים וועלן אוועקגיין און איך וועל ווייטער קענען מרביץ תורה זיין געהעריג. וואו איז זי? עזרי' :רבי! ס'איז א טעות! זי זאגט אז זי איז אפילו נישט קיין געלערנטע אפשפרעכערקע! ר' מאיר :שיק איר ממילא אריין! עזרי' :אבער רבי! מ'דארף דא א רפואה! נתנאל :יא! סתם שפייען קען איך אויך... און ווער וועט זיך וואגן סתם צו שפייען אין רבי'ן אויב ער ווייסט נישט וואס ער טוט! ר' מאיר :לאזט איר... (ער גייט ארויס .מען הערט אים פון אונטער די סטעידש).
ר' מאיר :קום מיין טאכטער .האב נישט מורא .טו וואס דו דארפסט... פרוי :אבער רבי! איך בין נאר געקומען ווייל ...ווייל... (זעט דערווייל ווי די תלמידים הערן זיך שטארק צו).
פרוי :ווייל מיין מאן ...ער איז זייער ברוגז אויף די דרשות וואס פארציען זיך אזוי לאנג! ר' מאיר :אזוי... פרוי :ער האט געשוואוירן אז ביז איך שפיי נישט דעם רבי'ן אין פנים ,לאזט ער מיר נישט אהיים! (זי וויינט ממש אויפ'ן קול) מיינע חבר'טעס האבן מיר גע'עצה'ט איך זאל מיר מאכן ווי אן אפשפרעכערקע און שפייען...
(ר' מאיר קומט צוריק ארויס .די תלמידים פרעגן אים)
שמעון :רבי! פארוואס האט אויסגעפעלט די גאנצע שפיל מיט די קראנקע אויגן? עזרי' :נו! פארשטייסט נישט? אז די פרוי זאל האבן א געלעגנהייט און א תירוץ צו קומען שפייען! נתנאל :נע! ס'האט נישט אויסגעפעלט! מיר וואלטן געקענט אהערברענגען די מאן און אים גיבן מלקות ביז ער ווערט א מענטש! שמעון :יא! שיקן א פרוי שפייען דעם רבי'ן אין פנים?! אזא בזיון התורה! ר' מאיר :קינדער טייערע! טראכט אריין! איז עס נישט ווערד אביסל בזיונות צוריקצוברענגען שלום אין א אידישע שטוב? ניגון :אמר רבי שמעון בן חלפתא – (ר' משה גאלדמאן ז"ל)
אמר רבי שמעון בן חלפתא לא מצא הקב"ה כלי מחזיק ברכה לישראל אלא השלום געזאגט האט רבי שמעון בן חלפתא השי"ת — ער האט נישט א כלי פון ברכה פאר די אידן נאר ווען מ'איז בשלום ר' מאיר: וויפיל איך קען טון תלמידים: ס'זאל זיין שלום ר' מאיר:
צוזאמען: שלום אין יעדע אידישע געצעלט שלום שלום אויף די גאנצע וועלט ר' מאיר: ווען מ'הערט אז עס פעלט שלום דארף מען וויסן מ'וויל נאר שלום לאזן פארשעמען אויך זיך אליין אלעס כדי עס זאל שלום זיין! וועכנטליכע טיפ! אסאך מאל דארף מען האבן א לאנגע טעכנישע שמועס אין א מעשה ,אז די עולם זאל פארשטיין וואס עס גייט פאר. כדי עס זאל בלייבן אינטרעסאנט ,דארף מען כסדר טוישן די אטמאספער פון די שמועס. צ.ב.ש. מ'מאכט זיך ערשט נעריש -איך קען דיר אריינשפייען אין די אויגן אויב דו ווילסט
דארף איך טון תלמידים:
מ'ווערט פלוצלינג ערנסט -ר' מאיר?! זייט ווען ליידט ער אויף די אויגן?
עס זאל זיין שלום
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(אנצוהייבן יעדע שפיל) (ניגון :ובכן צדיקים)
קוק זיך צו און זעה הער און ווער נתפעל פון די צדיקים פון היינט און פון אמאל
און עס וועט דיר אריינגעבן א מוסר השכל אויף דיין גאנצן לעבן!
למען השלום חנוך :נו ,וואו איז זי שוין? איך בין הונגעריג! (ער דרייט זיך ארום נערוועז און
אנגעצויגן) ווילאנג קען שוין נעמען א דרשה? (ער דרייט זיך ארום נאכמער)
נתנאל :דו מיינסט עס ערנסט? שמעון :יא. נתנאל :פששששיא! און צווייטנס? שמעון :צווייטנס — איז די רפואה נישט פאר מיר.
(שרייט) דרשן! דרשן! דרשן! איך וויל גיין עסן! איך וויל גיין שלאפן! ס'איז שפעט ,איך האב שווער געארבעט די וואך, ענדליך איז שוין שבת און איך שטיי און — און — און — גארנישט! נאר ר' מאיר'ס דרשות דארף מען גיין הערן!
נתנאל :ר' מאיר?! זייט ווען ליידט ער אויף די אויגן?
איך גיי דאס נישט אראפשלינגען!
שמעון :איך ווייס...
(ער שטורעמט ארויס) (צוויי תלמידים שפאצירן אריין)
עזרי' :אה ,חברים! איר ווייסט עפעס נייעס? מ'האט שוין געטראפן אן אפשפרעכערקע?
שמעון :מען דארף טרעפן אן אפשפרעכערקע.
שמעון :נתנאל איז גרייט אויב מ'דארף...
נתנאל :א וואס?
שמעון :אן אפשפרעכערקע .א פרוי וואס ווייסט וויאזוי אריינצושפייען אין די אויגן.
עזרי' :ס'איז נישט קיין געלעכטער .דער רבי ליידט שרעקליכע יסורים.
נתנאל :איך קען דיר אריינשפייען אין די אויגן אויב דו ווילסט( .ער מאכט זיך וואו ער איז שוין גרייט
שמעון( :דרייט זיך פלוצלינג אויס און פרעגט פארדעכטיגט) זאג — עס זעט דיר נישט אויס מאדנע די גאנצע מעשה? זייט ווען ווערט מען עפעס פלוצלינג אזוי שטארק קראנק?
עס צו טון)
שמעון( :הייבט אויף די הענט זיך צו באשיצן פון אים) ניין, ניין ,ניין! ערשטנס — דאס איז א עכטע זאך! די אפשפרעכערקעס — זיי ווייסן באמת די חכמה! מ'שפייט אריין אין די אויגן אויף א געוויסע
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וועג ,און עס היילט אויס די מחלה פון אויג.
נתנאל :אה ...פאר וועם דען? שמעון :פאר'ן רבי'ן.
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By Ann Zeilingold
Real Estate How Seven Days Impact a Purchase SUKKOS IS JUST ONE WEEK of the year, but going from home to home, open house to open house, it is apparent that this one week of yom tov has an impact on the home being purchased. While the wife may be looking at the kitchen, assessing whether there is room for her milchig, fleishig, parve and Shabbos dishes, and a spot for the second refrigerator, and the children will be looking upstairs to see where they can find their own secret place, and of course, choosing their bedrooms, what is the husband doing? He will be walking outside, looking up to see where will he put his sukkah and to assess whether he has to cut down any trees for it to be under the stars. And that’s not all: He’s also checking whether the location for the sukkah is convenient and large enough to host guests and if it has easy access to the kitchen to facilitate serving. Are you one of those who remember growing up in a more urban area, where the sukkah was in the courtyard shared with other families a few flights down, or on a porch (and only a few feet of the porch didn’t have another porch over it) or on the roof? I grew up in Monsey, and I remember our sukkah being on the grass a few feet away from our apartment, and in another home, the sukkah was outside the kitchen window, and my mother would pass the food out through the window. It seems that those days are gone. Monsey and its surrounding communities have become so accommodating. Many of the condos being built have “sukkah roofs” which turn an interior room into a sukkah one week a year. Others are designed so that one porch is not directly over another. Most homes have porches or decks which are suitable for the sukkah. I know that Pesach is not for a few more months, but that week of the year is also a factor in choosing a home. Many families want a Pesach kitchen, at least another sink and oven, so when perusing a home, a prospective family is also assessing the feasibility of adding a Pesach kitchen.
Find Ann’s real estate column weekly in The Monsey View.
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Choosing a home is subjective, and personal tastes don’t always factor in the overall appeal, desirability and value of a home.
My question is, do these amenities — the indoor sukkah roof or a space for a Pesach kitchen — add to the value of a home? And can an appraiser appraise a home with an indoor sukkah or Pesach kitchen for more than a similar home in the same area without these amenities? Robert Adler of Adler Associates, an appraiser in Monsey, says, “There is no meaningful, quantifiable contributory value for either of these features in the general population of market participants. Some select families may pay slightly more for the indoor sukkah, but there are so few of them that it is not feasible to formulate an adjustment factor that could be used in an appraisal.” Keller William Realtor Moshe Einhorn opines, “I am hearing a lot from clients asking for a Pesach kitchen (or at least a space for it), but they are not asking for an indoor sukkah.” He added, “Some of the women absolutely refuse an indoor sukkah, because by hanging the decorations, the paint will be damaged.” Having these accommodations in a home should not play any part in the loan approval, except if there are more than two kitchens in a single-family home, i.e. mother-daughter home and an additional Pesach kitchen. So to summarize: One person’s wish list may be on the “absolutely no” list of another person. Choosing a home is subjective, and personal tastes don’t always factor in the overall appeal, desirability and value of a home.
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ODDS AND ENDS ATTENTION if you are interested to join the Life and Health Insurance business New York Life Monsey office will host classes for the Life and Health Insurance Licensing in Yiddish. For Men midSeptember & for Women mid-October For more details & registration please call Abraham at 845-639-5203 Or send email to yschwartz@ ft.newyorklife.com You can also send us your resume if you are interested in more details for a career with New York Life. YESHIVA SEEKS DONATION of small/mid-sized car in good running condition. Pls call 917 374 9696. TRANSFORMATION UR LIFE Can be pure bliss!! Join us tues. 10/3@10 am 641 715 0700 pin 549732 playback 6417150709 pin 549732 ref 55 SEEKING ELLIPTICAL If anyone has an elliptical exercise machine to get rid of or lend (free storage), please call 845.371.1942
GEMACHIM MONSEY GOWN GEMACH mother and sister gowns size 0-12, by appointment only. 845-426-7496 or 845-3523031. ISRAEL GPS No fee. English or Hebrew. Must reserve in advance by email at IsraelGPS@gngroup. com SIDDUR GEMACH Sfard: Friedman 845-6087830 Ashkenaz: Shulman845 352 1756 or 845-826-6718
MOVING BOXES GEMACH 845-425-6826 or 845-6087830 Donations of boxes are welcome! FLORAL BISOMIM for your Simcha - 845-6292785. DVD/VIDEO GEMACH DVDS and portable players for sick and homebound adults and children.425-2660 mailbox #1 ROOF CARRIERS GEMACH For all cars even without bars on roof. 845-659-1863. Monroe: 845-662-7102. TOY GEMACH Keep all the children busy by your simchas with tons of lego and clicks. Call Sussman @ 845-578-6513 MATERNITY COAT GEMACH brand new100% down maternity coats. Sizes medlarge. Call/text 845-521-2912 for more info.
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m // loast & found // free giveaways KOS YESHUOS - BECHER GEMACH Better for your pocket, and halachically. 845-377KOS1(5671) KosYeshuos@ gmail.com
grocery on Erev Rosh Hashana. If found please call 716-868-0079
GPS GEMACH Call 845-352-2588. (Minimal fee).
diamond bracelet at Hamaspik Terrace on September 7.
TABLECLOTH GEMACH Call: (845) 371 2105 MATERNITY GEMACH Weekday and shabbos clothing, various sizes. Please call or text 845-445-9687
LOST amazing savings bag w album and supplies. 371-1765 Tefillin (With the name yaacov) outside Evergreen
small white drone in the Joshua Court area 845.371.1942
FOUND Found blue wristlet with baby picture and cash at Atrium parking lot. pls call 845-2635513
FREE GIVEAWAYS 40 Panasonic office phones Model KX-T7633 to a tax deductible organization or school. Pickup is in Suffern
please call 845-357-6900 during business hours.
brown, fair condition. Please call 845 499 8300
Gerber baby cereal / BeechNut fruit & vegetable jars. Please call 347-766-6295
Free Bunny Rabbits Call (845) 356-1414 to pick them up.
Dresser, mirror and 2 headboards available. Dark
Simple China dishes fleishig Pesach Shabbos to give away call 347-432-6669
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ערב ומוצאי יום כיפור בחצרות הקודש
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ערב ומוצאי יום כיפור בחצרות הקודש
תולדות אברהם יצחק
האדמו"ר מסקווירא מקבל אתרוג מקורפו יון [גריכנלאנד] מאת הרב החסיד מאיר יחיאל קנאבלאך
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מכון לבר מצוה גאראנטירט א פערזענליכע אויפמערקזאמקייט פאר יעדן תלמיד באזונדער ,וועלכער וועט אי"ה זיין העכט גליקליך ,צופרידן און דערהויבן ,מיט געטריישאפט, צוגעלאזנקייט און איבערגעגעבנקייט.
מכון לבר מצוה׳ס ציל אז דער בחור זאל אריינקומען אינעם עול התורה והמצוות מיט די ריכטיגע ידיעה אין פארשידענע מקצועות ההלכה ,וועלכע ווערן אקטועל ביי די בר מצוה ,אזוי ווי הלכות תפילין זימון עליה לתורה ומפטיר.
כמה מעלות טובות ביי מכון לבר מצוה:
א חסידישע בחור... ...מיט א ברייטקייט אין די ידיעות פון הלכות תפילין /זימון /שליח ציבור /קידוש והבדלה /תפלה במנין /קרי"ש בזמנה /קריאת התורה ומפטיר. ...מלא וגדוש בהלכה ויראה טהורה אנגעזאפט מיט יראת שמים לדבר מצוה /מידות טובות בין אדם לחבירו /הכרת הטוב ודרך ארץ לאביו ואמו. ...מיט אן אחריות אויף יעדע דבר שבקדושה /דאווענען מיט מנין כהלכתה /אריינטראכטן אין פירוש המילות /ברהמ"ז און קרי"ש שעל המטה פון אינעווייניג. ...מיט א געשמאק א חשק א חיות און אן ערנסקייט.
מיר הייבן אן בס"ד די קלאסן פאר קינדער וואס ווערן בר מצוה אין די קומענדיגע חדשים
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ווערט אייער זוהן בר מצוה?
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אברכי כולל הלכות שבת שע"י מרכז הכוללים ד'שיכון סקווירא זענען מסיים און פארהערן זיך גאנץ הלכות שבת ביי ראב"ד סקווירא און ביי אב"ד סאטמאר מאנסי
"חק" לישנא דמזוני!... פאר א קורצע צייט!
הייבט ָאן אינאיינעם מיט טויזנטער אידן!
וואס באקומען דעם טעגליכן ׳מזון׳ רוחני וגשמי מיט׳ן לימוד "חק לישראל"
היי יאר :אלע בענדער אן קיין הפסק!
די ערשטע באנד
"חק לישראל המבואר" (רעגולער )$27
להשיג אצל חניות הספרים, רק מספר מצומצם!
ע״י מפעל "חק לישראל העולמי"
אנ געהויב ן פו
מחיר ההנחה נתנדב
וע״י הרבני הנגיד ר' יהודה בן שרה רבקה (כהנא) הי"ו לזכותו לרפו"ש
קו לא י עבור!
ספעציעלע ט ַאשן-סייז" "
םח ט ד היו עס מ י ט וואו איר גייט ,לימו
פאר קורצע/קלארע שיעורים אין "חק לישראל":
קול מפעל החוק: 212-444-9955
זעטיגט אויך אייער נפש! שפירט א טעם אין לעבן!
מתחילין :זונטאג חוהמ"ס!
פארהייליגט און באקאנט דורי דורות -מיוסד ע״י האריה"ק זי"ע -אלס א גרויסער ענין לתיקון הנפש ,לשלימות הלימוד ולסגולה לפרנסה ולכל השפעות טובות
געשמאק צו לערנען; גרינג צו פארשטיין!
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הכנות ליום טוב סוכות
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הכנות ליום טוב סוכות
מעמד חנוכת הבית וקביעת מזוזה ביים נייעם הערליכן אפיס פון 'קאמיוניטי אוטריטש צענטער'
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הכנות ליום טוב סוכות
האבן צו דעם די ריכטיגע הכנה, דארף מען ָ ַ באגלייטן אין ַאלע בחור'ישע ָיארן הבעל"ט זאלַ , ַאז עס ָ ָזאל אייער 12יעריג יונגעל אויך ווערן צוגעגרייט ווי ַאזויפיל ַאנדערע גליקליכע בר מצוה בחורים מיט די הערליכע
שיעורים ,פרסים ,און מסיבות,
ָאנגעפירט דורך הרב אליעזר שלו' באדאנצקיא שליט"א.
שיעורי הלכה: תפילין ,קרי"ש ,תפילה ,שליח ציבור ,קריה"ת ,און ָנאך
שיעורי השקפה: כוונת התפילה ,עול המצוות ,התמדה ,יר"ש ,און ָנאך
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זיך איינצושרייבן רופט
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הכנסת ספר תורה לביהמ"ד קהל עדת חסידים ע"י הרה"ח ר' שמעון אייזיק כ"ץ
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