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FREE ISSUE 179 DECEMBER 26, 2018

‫פרשת שמות‬ ‫י”ח טבת תשע”ט‬

Not Just Playing House Proper unpacking will empower your newlyweds

Of Kids and Kallahs

Dream Diamond or Dreadful Design?

The best type of nekamah is that of a Yiddishe simcha

Gratitude says: Grin and wear it

If the Dress Fits All is well… But if not? SURVEY:

Hunt for the Perfect Apartment Celebrate a simcha with a labor of love

DIY: Professional Chocolate Logs


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Contents

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‫נייע דראמאטישע‬

‫קאמיקס‬ ‫געשיכטע אין‬ ‫אידיש‬

FREE ISSUE 179 DECEMBER 26, 2018

‫פרשת שמות‬ ‫י”ח טבת תשע”ט‬

Not Just Playing House Proper unpacking will empower your newlyweds

Of Kids and Kallahs

Dream Diamond or Dreadful Design?

The best type of nekamah is that of a Yiddishe simcha

Gratitude says: Grin and wear it

If the Dress Fits All is well… But if not? SURVEY:

Hunt for the Perfect Apartment Celebrate a simcha with a labor of love

DIY: Professional Chocolate Logs

Publisher:

YOEL ITZKOWITZ Editor in Chief:

D. GORALNIK Content Director:

R. REESE Associate Editor:

E.M. NEIMAN Creative Director:

AJ WACHSMAN Project Coordinator:

R. ITZKOWITZ

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TELEPHONE 845-600-8484

FAX: 845-600-8483

E-MAIL: ads@themonseyview.com

WEBSITE: www.themonseyview.com

MISSION STATEMENT: The Monsey View is a weekly publication designed for every segment and age group of our diverse community. Under rabbinical guidance, we bring Monsey’s top talent together to provide high-quality, informative and current reading material, keeping you up to date on sales, events, news and issues of concern and import happening right now in the Monsey community. DISCLAIMER: We do not endorse any ad found in this publication. We are not responsible for typographical or grammatical errors. Copyright: All content found in The Monsey View is copyright and may not be reproduced, published, distributed or duplicated for public or private use without written permission from The Monsey View.

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64 // Inbox 82 // Parsha 88 //

Week in Review

94 // Food 104 //

Trade and Trends

120 // Expectations 130 //

Setting Up a New Home

137 //

Personal Shopper

144 //

Seamstress That Wasn’t

148 //

Oif Simchos!

152 //

The Apartment Hunt

156 //

Living Halacha

158 //

FYI

166 // Comics 170 //

Fun Pages

180 // Classifieds 196 // Pictures


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NEWSWORTHY (Re: The Good News and the Bad News, Issue 178) Thank you for writing about the health history of everyone’s morning sip. It was a great read! It is good to know what it is that I consume on a daily basis. Please keep such articles coming! A Coffee Drinker

(Re: Week in Review, Issue 178) Last week’s Week in Review mentioned some yeshivos and schools in Ramapo whose students have received high averages on their Regents Examinations. I’d like to add the eleventh grade in Yeshiva Degel HaTorah to that list; they received an average of 98, I believe, in U.S. History. Thank you, A Proud Student 845

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QUEST FOR THE PERFECT PAN CONTINUES (Re: Quest for the Perfect Pan, Issue 176) Thank you for your article on Teflon and cookware. As you see, I don’t get to my reading pile on time, but I clipped the article and read it today. I was wondering if you looked into terracotta coatings. I long stopped using Teflon coated pots and use ceramic-coated instead, but as I see, you’re not a big fan of those. Is it the aluminum underneath the ceramic that is the problem? If yes, does the aluminum still present an issue if the coating is intact? My cholent pot is from the Bialetti brand with a non-stick terracotta coating (yes, it’s dark orange inside). Would you know if that’s okay? Perhaps you can do a follow-up article to answer the questions above, as well as the following questions: When using a dispos-


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PFAS (the family of chemicals that include C-8 and other suspected chemical compounds). As for real terracotta (clay) cookware, I’m also not jumping for joy. While it’s claimed to be “natural” and people have used it for thousands of years, it doesn’t take into the equation that our generation is estimated to be exposed to between 30 and 50 thousand chemicals that the previous generation was not. Many substances are absorbed into the soil through acid rain, factory runoff and other pollutants. Real terracotta cookware is reactive, meaning that it leeches back into the food, and who knows what harmful substances have been absorbed? Users have reported a clay aftertaste, muddy-looking food, and in some cases, generally feeling unwell after cooking in terracotta. Personally, I’d rather stick to glassware, ceramic-coated cast iron and stainless steel for cooking. (And yes, sometimes disposables, too! That’s for the mental/emotional component of health...) As for silicone and various parchment papers? Those are massive studies unto themselves. As of now, I have no information to share. The best challah pan? I’m once again leaning toward enameled cast iron, though I’ll admit I have yet to actually try it... They do say that Dutch ovens make awesome artisanal bread, so why not challah? Glass baking pans are also an option, though there seems to be a learning curve and experts recommend that oven temperature should be reduced by 25° when using glass. I hope this helps in your own quest for the perfect pot!


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(Re: When Shabbos Waited for Me, Issue 173) A couple of weeks back you had a wonderful article outlining the heralding of a stress-free Shabbos. In just a few paragraphs, tips were given for competently preparing for Shabbos throughout the week instead of living within the confines of a hectic preShabbos pressure cooker. This article was followed by a scenario fresh out of exactly that kind of pressure cooker that one was so carefully advised against. Everything that could go wrong did go wrong, primarily because it seemed that an entire week’s worth of housework was crammed into several hours with a deadline that would not budge. And why was there naptime when Shabbos was at 6:36? Water running over the bathtub through the neighbor’s ceiling (supervision please!)? No soaked (checked?) beans? And what’s wrong with chicken from the chicken soup for a family of two adults and some little ones? And all of the laundry needed to washed, folded and ironed? Also, why was the husband actually disappearing with the children, only to return within a half-minute to licht tzinden? And how proper was it to deceive his wife until she tearfully accomplishes all the “mustdo’s”? Tatty should have used his cheerfulness to cheerfully place his kinderlach in the care of someone whose Erev Shabbos afternoon was serene, and then cheerfully assisted his wife in her attempt to beat the clock and attain a cheerful “sense of peace.” This attempt at hilarity


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ATTENTION DRIVERS I want to share a miracle and raise public awareness so that miracles of this kind are no longer needed. It happened this morning. An almost-five-year-old boy was waiting on the sidewalk for his bus. The bus arrived, put out its flashing stop sign — and a car on the opposite lane sped right through it. The bus driver beeped. Loud. Long. The car’s driver stopped, realizing what he’d done, and he began backing up toward the front of the bus — to where the mother had just let her little boy run into the road toward his bus. Yes, we yelled; the bus blasted. And yes, the driver of the car stopped backing and a very frightened boy made it safely to his bus. Chasdei Hashem. The issue was certainly a lack of awareness, because this happened on Ellish Parkway where there’s the old-style patch of grass in the middle of the road separating the right and left lanes. However, despite this patch of grass, Ellish Parkway is one road, and vehicles must honor stop signs from buses on the facing lane. As for the second important point, remember how absolutely important it is for drivers to honor bus stop signs. May we and our children merit Hashem’s protection when we go and when we come — and all the time in between. P.K.


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SHIFRA’S* INFANT SON was critically ill, and her entire life revolved around his care and other issues relating to his illness. Whose turn was it to stay in the hospital? Who would watch their other two children? Would her son recover? One day Shifra was outside, and she could not understand why it was so very hot. Then she realized that it was summer! Shifra was so completely consumed by her son’s illness that even the passage of time had escaped her notice. There is a word we often hear in regard to challenging trials we face in life: consuming. One person might be consumed by grief, another might be consumed by debts, while another might be consumed by illness. When a person’s challenge is so great that it interferes with every aspect of their life, we call it “all-consuming.” Indeed, some nisyonos are so big that they dwarf every other concern. In this week’s parsha, Moshe Rabbeinu was tending his father-in-law’s sheep when he noticed “a thorn bush burning with fire, but the thorn bush was not being consumed” (Shemos 3:2). Moshe went to investigate the bush that burned yet did not become burned, and Hashem spoke to him from within the bush. One explanation given for this phenomenon is that Hashem was showing Moshe that although the Bnei Yisroel would suffer greatly, Hashem would ensure that they would not be destroyed. R’ Mordechai Gifter, zt”l, notes something unusual in the lashon. First, Moshe saw that “hasneh bo’eir ba’eish v’hasneh einenu uchal — the bush was burning with fire, but the bush was not being consumed.” Then Moshe asked, “...madua lo yivar hasneh — ...why does the thorn bush not burn?” Moshe did not ask why the bush was not being consumed, but why it was not burning — yet his previous observation had been that the bush was indeed burning, just not being consumed. What is the meaning of this apparent discrepancy? R’ Gifter explains that with the incident of the burning thorn bush, Hashem not only told Moshe

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that the Bnei Yisroel would not be destroyed in Mitzrayim — Hashem also revealed to Moshe all of the travails of the Bnei Yisroel in galus. The Bnei Yisroel would face many “burnings,” such as pogroms, expulsions, the Churban, etc., yet they would not be consumed. Moshe wondered how it was that the Bnei Yisroel could face so many “burnings” yet not be destroyed, and then he finally realized that no nation could withstand so much “burning” — it must be that it was not real burning, and the “bad” that would befall us would not really be “bad.” Although it would be painful to suffer through so many burnings, eventually we will be able to look back and see how it had been good for us. We would suffer tremendously as a nation, but it would ultimately be good. We are told the same about the suffering we endure in this world as individuals: After 120 years, when we come to the Olam Ha’emes, we will be able to look back at our lives and see that the suffering we experienced was ultimately for our own good. We are all familiar with the mashul of the father and son that addresses this issue. One day, a man’s horse ran away. The sympathetic neighbor expressed his sorrow over the man’s loss, but the man replied, “Gam zu l’tovah.” The next day, the horse returned, bringing a few wild horses with it. The same neighbor congratulated the man on his good fortune, but again the man replied, “Gam zu l’tovah.” The next day, the man’s son was trying to tame one of the wild horses when he fell and broke his leg. “I’m so sorry about your son,” the neighbor commiserated. But the man simply repeated, “Gam zu l’tovah.” The following day, soldiers arrived to take young men into the army, but the man’s son was spared because of his broken leg. “Gam zu l’tovah.” It can be so very hard to see the good in our suffering, but we must hold on to that glimmer of hope that someday we will see the good from it all. Hashem knows what He is doing, and He makes no mistakes. All we have to do is trust.


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With Minimum State Standards Met, State Oversight No Longer Required for Ramapo Building and Fire Safety Department Improvements at the Ramapo Town Hall that have brought building and fire safety enforcement up to the state’s minimum standards have led to the elimination of a monitor brought in almost two years ago to ensure proper compliance. A state report issued on December 19 deemed the oversight unnecessary and recommended the termination of the agreement to appoint the monitor. “Currently, there does not appear to be a need to continue the activities of the Oversight Officer who was designated to oversee the Town’s activities relating to the administration and enforcement of the [fire and safety codes],” read the report. The decision has drawn protests from some, including firefighters and Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski, reported The Journal News. “I feel that an opportunity was missed

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SUPPLIES NEEDED 9-inch silicone chocolate mold Double boiler

INGREDIENTS 2 T. peanut butter

1 lb. Shufra baking chocolate 1 bar Oppenheimer’s white baking chocolate 14 oz. praline paste 14 oz. nougat cream

½ cup crushed sugar cones (approximately 4 cones) 6 oz. coarsely chopped filberts (Egoz sells them ready)

TOPPING 2–3 oz. baking chocolate 1 sugar cone, broken into pieces Pardas chocolate caramel brittles, cut in half

DIRECTIONS 1. In an oven preheated to 350°, roast nuts in pan for about 15 minutes, watching that they shouldn’t burn. 2. In a double boiler, melt the first five ingredients. Once the mixture is melted, turn off the flame, add roasted nuts and crushed cones, and mix gently. 3. Place the mold on a sturdy pan or tray. Pour the chocolate mixture into the mold. Gently shake the mold to get air bubbles out. 4. Freeze for 4 hours. Remove from freezer and ease chocolate out of mold onto box or tray that you will transport it in. 5. To decorate, melt chocolate in a Ziploc bag and cut off the tip. Squeeze a narrow strip of melted chocolate across the length of the log, in the center. While wet, place pieces of sugar cone and caramel chocolate along the log. Drizzle melted chocolate on top for a finished look.

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SUPPLIES NEEDED 9-inch silicone chocolate mold Double boiler Piping bag with wide tip

INGREDIENTS 1 lb. Shufra white milk chocolate (a little less than 4½ bars) 1 lb. Shufra milk chocolate (a little less than 4½ bars) 14 oz. praline paste 6 oz. finely chopped filberts (Gold Nut sells them ready, take off some for topping)

CREAM CHEESE FILLING 1 bar (3.5 oz.) Shufra white milk chocolate 1 container whipped cream cheese ½ cup confectioners’ sugar

TOPPING ½ bar Shufra white milk chocolate, chopped into pieces ½ bar Shufra brown milk chocolate, chopped into pieces Some chopped filberts Brown chocolate, melted White chocolate, melted

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Affordable weighs in on

Seforim Closets

About of young

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couples opt for the shelves with glass doors and mirrors in the center.

Brown walnut

is the most popular color in seforim closets.

smaller apartments For

two-piece units with crown moldings are the most popular.

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The set bought most often by chasankallahs is our

threepiece set

that includes three bookcases, crown moldings, two columns in the center unit and doors on the bottom.


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weighs in on

Linen and Bedding The most popular material in linen sets are polycotton sets. In addition to being stylish, they wash beautifully and require simple care.

On average, young couples start out with linen sets

The average kallah order contains four bath towels, six hand towels and a dozen or so assortment of dish towels.

Most kallahs take the timeless red dish towels for fleishig and about 50% chooses blue for milchig. The most popular dish towel color for pareve is black.

Shabbos tablecloths without liners are now a lot more popular than the ones that require liners.

Solid-colored tablecloths

are in for weekday — we see way less of designed and patterned varieties.

When it comes to bedding, down-alternative pillows are a lot more popular than downalternative blankets. Since those pillows are manufactured very well and are quite comfortable, many people choose not to spend a few times the price for real. The blankets that aren’t real down, though, weigh a lot more and are less breathable than down, making most customers opt for real down quilts.

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Eli’s Appliances weighs in on

Washing Machines and Dryers

90%

The number-one brand we recommend for washer/dryers is Whirlpool/Maytag both for their quality and because they stand behind their products. Their parts are also more readily available and they are easily serviced.

of young couples choose front loaders that can be either stacked or installed side by side.

I recommend customers to stay away from

Samsung machines

— although they are of lower price points — because if something goes wrong, both service for the machines and their parts are unavailable. I highly recommend extended warranties; everyone ends up using it, and any repair costs you more than the warranty does.

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Housewares

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Chasuna Depot

For a couple who doesn’t have space for a Whirlpool, I recommend the 24” stackable GE.

knives are rated best by kallahs.

The number one choice of pots is T-Fal for milchig and Farberware for fleishig. These pots are extremely durable and do not rust.

The three most common small appliances that are part of the kallah order are a toaster oven, percolator and hand blender.

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The most popular brand dishes young couples start out with is Corelle.

The percolator we recommend is from the Le Chef brand. We never had any problems with it.


World of Appliances

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Ranges and Fridges We recommend the GE gas range for all apartments. Purchasing a high-quality stove is a worthwhile investment, because it can always move along with you.

The

30-inch-wide stove

75%

is not only the most popular size, but it is also of better quality and less expensive than the narrower gas ranges.

of young couples start out with only one stove.

The typical refrigerator purchased for new couples living in Monsey has interior space of 21 cubic feet with a width of 33 inches.

small rentals For

Furniture Village

Dinette Sets

weighs in on

we usually recommend a unit with a freezer on top of the refrigerator.

The most popular dinette tabletop is colored glass. In addition to being much more practical than clear glass in that it smudges less and doesn’t show fingerprints as much, hued glass also highlights the beauty of the chairs.

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20%

of kallahs start out with a large freezer.

On a daily basis, we have customers who regret not having purchased extended warranties. We recommend getting one for all appliances.

Most customers opt for

vinyl upholstery for dinette chairs. It is more practical than fabric and has a more elegant look than plastic over fabric.

Silver is the most popular frame color for dinette tables and chairs.


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China Closets

The most popular style in china closets is a

buffet and curios The two colors of wood chosen by most kallahs are walnut and ebony.

Our standard china closet has

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Sprucing Up an Apartment

A sealed breakfront is a priority in each of our china closets.

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Diffusers are an inexpensive way of freshening up any apartment, new or old. From the countless options there are, the most popular brand of diffusers is Spring for their fabulous scents. They also have room sprays.


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Dining Room Sets The most popular upholstery for chairs is

Most young couples start off with six dining room chairs.

Young couples take dining room tables that are between 7 and 10 feet in length.

Furniture Gallery

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Custom Bedroom Sets In our custom line, we have the most orders for upholstered vinyl platform beds. The most popular color is the new gray —

taupe!

Most people no longer purchase armoires. In fact, we don’t carry them at all. The most popular wood color customers choose for their master bedroom sets is Chicago Gray — a gray-brown color. White is next in line of popular wood colors.

Another great company that works well to match into any color decor is Aroma Blossoms, and they have coordinating sachets that work together to give the home a great scent.

To add dimension to any dining room, mirrors are the latest. There is an endless amount you can do with them, and they are available in many styles, sizes and at different price points.

For the kitchen, Real Seal features fake flowers that look like the real deal and make a statement in any kitchen.

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Braun’s Juvenile Furniture

Most young couples take leather couches, as opposed to fabric, and start off with a threeseater.

Couches

99%

weighs in on

of our customers purchase a couch with a reclining option.

We recommend couches made of bonded leather to no one.

Until this point, most kallahs chose dark-colored couches in brown tones, but we’re seeing more and more gray lately.

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Young couples will usually purchase basic couches in the $799–$999 range. Top quality isn’t a must, since nobody will be jumping on the couches just yet. Also, it’s not always worthwhile to invest in something much more costly at that point, since the couch might not work well in the next apartment.

Invitations should be mailed approximately four weeks prior to the wedding, and five weeks if return cards are included. The average family orders about

invitations, with numbers being on the rise. You will generally see larger orders in the chassidishe crowd.

Gold stamping on invitations has lately become very popular.

Our very largest order was for 3,000 wedding invitations. Since we specialize in high-end invitations, 95% of our customers order return cards. Two single cards are a lot more popular than folded cards. (This trend started because stamping two cards together costs less than stamping two sides of a folded card.) While white stock has been in for a while, off-white has never quite disappeared. In fact, it’s making a comeback, and we’ve begun seeing more of it.

The ideal number of personalized thank-you cards for a new couple to order is 300. It provides enough extra for future use, but not too much, as eventually the couple may want an updated style.

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Juvenile Design and Toys weighs in on

Bedroom Sets

Trending today are upholstered beds with bed frames that require no dust ruffles. In addition to being stylish, they cost significantly less than the classic wooden sets.

Leather is the most popular upholstery chosen by our customers, closely followed by fabric.

For master bedrooms sets, shades in tones of gray are the most popular.

The standard dresser size purchased by new couples has eight drawers.

The menu is generally planned two to three weeks prior to a wedding. Out-of-town mechutanim who are unable to come down in person will usually join the meeting via phone conference.

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Although it varies greatly by family, most mechutanim invite between

135 and 150 couples to partake in the wedding meal, but the numbers often run as low as 100 and as high as 200.

Within the typical family, more guests are invited to the meal at the weddings of the youngest and oldest children than by the other children.

choose traditional dishes like grilled or breaded cutlets, the greater majority, about 75%, prefer something different, like chicken Kiev, chicken marsala or sweet and sour sauces.

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Most young couples start out with basic mattresses and upgrade at a later point. The typical basic mattress has a lifetime of about

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Lost And Not Found About two years ago, Chumi Friedman realized that she lost the diamond from her engagement ring. “Besides for the shock, I was most definitely sad because of its symbolism,” notes Chumi. “We couldn’t afford a new stone then, so I told my husband that if he wanted to replace it, a CZ would be fine — and he went ahead and bought one for our 30th anniversary, along with a watch, which I was not expecting.”

Shaindy panicked when she woke up from her Shabbos nap as a kallah and noticed that a small diamond in her very expensive diamond ring was missing. “I didn’t know what to do, but I was instructed to call my in-laws-to-be and explain,” recalls Shaindy. “I was so nervous, but they took it well and sent me to their jeweler, and the diamond was replaced. It made me see the personalities of the people involved. They didn’t embarrass or criticize me over a stone; they were so understanding. It was a nice way to enter a family.”

Mothers-in-law can lose kallah jewelry too! Rochel* asked her mother-in-law if she could pick up her jewelry from the jeweler when she gave it in to clean for yom tov. Although her mother-in-law remembered seeing a third ring on the counter when she went to pick it up, Rochel’s beautiful diamond engagement ring was somehow left behind, never to be found. “It was upsetting to lose something so special and expensive,” admits Rochel, “but another part of me just couldn’t get so worked up over a material item. Clearly, for whatever reason, it was supposed to happen. Baruch Hashem, it was just a ring that I lost and not, chas v’shalom, someone I love.”

The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle When Toby’s diamond ring was stolen, she didn’t have the heart to tell her mother-inlaw. “I just decided to tell told her that I chose to change the setting, and I put a fake diamond in. I’m glad that she is none the wiser,” says Toby.

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my preference, what I wanted clearly didn’t matter. Years later, I asked my father to make the setting I wanted, and I sold the original setting. Gam zu l’tovah — it helped me pay for my son’s wedding. And when my sons got engaged, we always made sure to listen carefully to their kallahs’ ring preferences.”

Borderline Diamonds Three months before his chasunah, Moshe* and his family drove to Montreal. When asked at the border why they were traveling to Canada, Moshe replied he was getting engaged that night, and the officials started looking for valuable taxable items. The fact that each family member had a driver’s license from a different state also piqued their interest. The family was flagged and asked to wait outside in the freezing cold while the Canadian border officials tore their car and luggage apart. “They couldn’t find anything but the empty bracelet wrapper, since I had already given my kallah the diamond bracelet,” shares Moshe. “They asked me what had come in the wrapper and then asked my mother how much the bracelet was worth — it was about $1,100. They let us go in the end but put me and the incident on file.” A month before the chasunah, Moshe drove to Montreal from New York. At the border, they flagged him down and asked if they had anything to declare. Long story short, after he was forced to admit that he had the bracelets this time around, the officials searched the car and confiscated his kallah’s bracelet. Despite the fact that she had NEXUS membership, they revoked it for “smuggling” jewelry across the border, upping the $700 fine to $1,000! Moshe paid it so he could get the bracelet back, but he is appealing the charge.

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Faux Pearls Faux Pas Dina* was once at a wedding when, during the dancing, pearls suddenly flew all over the dance floor. Apparently, the kallah had been given a strand of pearls of inferior quality in the yichud room. “The kallah’s friends and family immediately began scurrying about the hall to retrieve the stray pearls,” recalls Dina. “The chasan’s family didn’t realize what happened, and the kallah’s parents got her something very similar the following day.”

An Attitude of Gratitude Is Good As Gold! Devorah adds, “We suceeded to inculcate in our children that nobody deserves anything in this world. You may marry into a family with financial struggles, and for them giving a CZ is like giving a diamond for another. Jewelry is a gift, and a gift is something you are grateful for because it is given from the heart and nobody owes it to you.”

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During shanah rishonah, a pearl from a pair of drop earrings that Ahuvah received as a kallah gave her also went flying onto a chasunah dance floor while she was dancing. “I didn’t want my husband to feel bad, so I replaced them without his knowing,” divulges Ahuva.

After Raizy Adler was married for a few years, her husband surprised her with a 10-strand freshwater pearl necklace. “My face fell when I opened the box; it wasn’t what I wanted,” reminisces Raizy. “He asked me if I liked it. Of course, I said yes, but added, ‘Don’t they have the larger single pearls with one strand?’ I hurt him so badly that he never felt confident buying a piece of jewelry for me again. Ever since then, before yom tov, he tells me to get a piece of jewelry and that it will make him happy. “If I could redo that day, I would turn the clock back in a heartbeat, but you learn from your mistakes and life goes on,” says Raizy. “Now I know that even if you are not crazy about something, in some situations you’ve got to fake it and wear it — and always appreciate, above all, the thought and the feelings that go into the gift. Unless you really hate it, wear the gift at least a few times and always say how much you like it and appreciate it!”

Miri always dreamed of the setting she would choose for her diamond ring. She doesn’t like anything too typical and usually goes for a “different” look. “I was only mildly disappointed when I didn’t get to choose any of my gifts and received the most classic and typical of everything,” admits Miri. “I say ‘mildly’ because I didn’t feel worthy of having all these gifts given to me at all! I felt humbled and appreciative to my in-laws for everything.”

Besides for being the oldest in her family, Rivka G. was first in her class to get engaged. “I had zero expectations — I had no idea that a kallah even got jewelry and that it was the norm,” admits Rivka. “When a bracelet arrived a few days after the engagement on erev yom tov, I thought my mother-in-law was the nicest person in the world — it was so unexpected. This just goes to show how much more we enjoy things when we appreciate them rather than expect them. “Besides,” concludes Rivka, “the most precious gift of all is their son! What do we need more than a wonderful chasan?”


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A few months after my friend Shani got married, she invited me, along with a few other girls, to her apartment. We were getting together to plan a class reunion, but of course, we spent much of the time admiring her new home. Shani’s mother is an experienced interior designer, and although not fancy, the small apartment was beautifully decorated. The furniture was simple, yet chic, and the space was cozy and inviting.

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hroughout the tour, there was something niggling at the back of my mind, but it was only once I got home that I was able to put my finger on what it was. Why did Shani have so much stuff? She was married all of five months and did not yet have any kids, so how did she accumulate so many things? I went through the rooms of her apartment in my mind and pictured the shelves with the little knickknacks, the full breakfront and the cabinets that were already overflowing. How could Shani expect to keep her house organized when she started off completely on the wrong foot? Setting up an entire apartment for a new kallah is quite a job. Many mothers get overwhelmed just thinking of all of the shopping that must be done during the engagement. Aside from the strain on the budget and the tremendous outlay of time, the sheer amount of items that one has to purchase is incredible. Whether the engagement is eight weeks or eight months long, people are always rushing until the very last minute and the tasks seem neverending. Many people with experience in this area, and even local housewares stores, have put together a list of everything the new couple will need to start off their married lives. These lists, however, are just a suggestion; many of the items on these lists are completely superfluous. A waffle maker, for example, is not an item that most kallahs will use anytime in the near future. Feeling swamped by the gargantuan to-do list, many of us fall into the trap of overbuying rather than narrowing down the list to actual necessities. Taking the extra step of sifting through the list will save time and money and will ultimately prove extremely helpful to the new couple as they won’t be inundated with unnecessary things. When a home is set up with too many extras (which very fast turns into clutter), it is very difficult for a young girl, new to housekeeping, to stay organized. Starting off in the right environment is key to building the proper skills necessary to maintain a well-run home.

Begin by sitting down with the list from a housewares store. Together with the kallah, mark the items that are necessities. Once this is done, return to the top of the list and mark the items that would be nice to have. The remaining things should be crossed off completely. Keep in mind this kallah’s individual needs. If she loves to cook, her list will look very different than the girl who considers grilled cheese a gourmet dish. People seem to think that the stores will all be closing after the wedding. If you made the wrong decision and neglected to buy an item that the couple ends up needing, it can always be purchased at a later date. This scenario is far better than buying things “just in case” and acquiring a slew of items that are never taken out of the closet. Regardless of how long the engagement is, start the shopping right away. Furniture and anything that is space- or colordependent can only be chosen once you have decided on an apartment. All other items, however, can be purchased and stored in your house until the apartment is ready. Many stores offer toiveling services for large purchases; make sure you take them up on it. It is worthwhile to spend a little extra and purchase everything in one store — and have it all toiveled at the same time — rather than shopping around for cheaper prices and ending up toiveling on your own. It is a much bigger job than you think. And as soon as your purchases are delivered, wash and repack them and then store them in a safe place until you are able to set up the apartment. Once you have found a place for the new couple to live, you can choose the furniture and any items you left for this point. Don’t push off ordering the furniture as it can take a few weeks to arrive and you don’t want the couple to be stuck without it! If they will be renting, ask the landlord how soon you can move things in. Then you can start setting up the apartment. Start with the bathroom, kitchen and linen closet, as these are spaces with built-in storage and are not reliant on fur-

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Feeling swamped by the gargantuan to-do list, many of us fall into the trap of overbuying rather than narrowing down the list to actual necessities.

niture being delivered. In addition to the cookware and dishes, you should also fill the kitchen with non-perishable food items, such as spices, coffee and sugar. Things like aluminum foil and Ziploc bags should also be stocked now, as well as cleaning supplies like Windex, garbage bags, dish soap and sponges. It is a very important to make sure the cabinets are organized correctly. Don’t assume the setup will be adjusted later — it probably will not. Spend the extra time planning the layout and ensuring it is done properly, and when you set up the apartment with the kallah, explain to her the logic behind the setup so she knows the logic behind it. This will help her keep her home organized properly as it gets busier and they start to accumulate more things. Each time someone makes a trip to the apartment, have them take along some personal belongings that are no longer needed at home. This job is much easier if you do it a little bit at a time. It will also make moving in much less stressful since there won’t be much unpacking to do. If the couple will be staying there during sheva brachos, having all the clothing and shoes the kallah will be

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It sounds idyllic — get paid to shop for others, using their money. A dream come true, right? For those of us who hate shopping, wouldn’t it be great to outsource the job to someone else? Is hiring a personal shopper an unnecessary luxury? Or is it just good sense to avail yourself of a professional, someone who knows what they’re doing? And what’s it like to be a personal shopper? We spoke to Mrs. Chana Steinmetz*, a personal shopper with clients from across the frum spectrum, to get a glimpse into the world of personal shopping and discover how a personal shopper can help us navigate the busy shopping season that precedes a simcha.

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AS SOMEONE WHO ENJOYS COLOR AND DESIGN, MRS. Steinmetz took pleasure in the shopping when she married off her daughter seven years ago, but she realized it entailed a lot of work. She had always been artsy (she designed her parents’ bathroom tiles at the age of 13 when her parents renovated their house!), and says, “Many people with my skill choose to become interior designers, but when my youngest child went to school and I was looking for something to keep busy with, I chose personal shopping because it was a niche that wasn’t being filled. I was already doing the shopping for family and friends, so I decided to turn my hobby into a business.” Her clients aren’t only kallahs or young women. Older women in their 60s and 70s turn to her for advice when they want to look young, yet don’t want to wear the same clothes as their daughters and granddaughters. She’s often consulted by women with difficult-to-fit figures for her expertise in making them look as good as possible. She does the legwork, helps them find clothes that flatter them, and gives her honest opinion, so they feel confident that they have the clothes they need to look their best. In addition to an eye for fashion and fit, and a knack for putting clothing together, one of Mrs. Steinmetz’s strengths is her ability to make quick decisions. She recalls one client, a single young lady with a distinguished profession who had no fashion ability to speak of. “She needed to look good for her job and for shidduchim but had zero taste in clothing and would agonize in the store for hours,” says Mrs. Steinmetz. “We pulled together a wardrobe for her with smart, useful


pieces and coordinating accessories, and now she looks great!” Aside from shopping with the mother of a chasan for her own wardrobe for the wedding and sheva brachos, Mrs. Steinmetz’s shopping skills come in handy when shopping for kallah gifts. “Some kallahs appreciate a few expensive pieces, while others prefer lots of jewelry, even if each item is a bit cheaper. I get to know the boy’s mother, her budget, and a little bit about their kallah, and then advise them on how to spend their money wisely.” Mrs. Steinmetz doesn’t just shop with kallahs and their mothers in stores; by now she has her own seamstresses who create her original designs and sketches and turn them into a wearable work of art. Sometimes the client herself has a dream gown in mind, and together, they’ll turn it into a reality. Some of her clients don’t even live nearby! Many of them are from overseas, where there aren’t as many stores with tznius’dig options, and if they’re making a simcha in the United States, they’ll choose to work with Mrs. Steinmetz to get everything they need for the simcha. Many of Mrs. Steinmetz’s clients know exactly what they need, and just want her help to find it while saving lots of time. Others, especially those making their first simcha, are overwhelmed at the thought of all they have to purchase, and Mrs. Stein-

In addition to an eye for fashion and fit and a knack for putting clothing together, one of Mrs. Steinmetz’s strengths is her ability to make quick decisions.

metz sits with them and goes through a list of what they need and how much of everything is really necessary. It’s not just dresses; she’ll take care of shoes, kerchiefs, belts, pocketbooks and accessories. She even accompanies some kallahs to their sheitel appointments and bridal headpiece fittings! No two clients are alike, and Mrs. Steinmetz works with each one’s individual taste and budget. She once had a set of identical twins whom she outfitted for a simcha. “One thought a dress was gorgeous, while the other hated it,” she says. “Each client is an individual, and I take their feelings and

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wishes into account.” While Mrs. Steinmetz aims to please her clients and help them find clothing they like, there are certain lines she won’t cross, even if it means losing business. When clients want her to buy clothing that isn’t tznius’dig, she’ll immediately advise them to go elsewhere. Her goal is to make each client look and feel like a princess, but not at the expense of halacha and hashkafah. To keep prices reasonable and

Others, especially those making their first simcha, are overwhelmed at the thought of all they have to purchase.

to give her clients the widest range of options, Mrs. Steinmetz charges by the hour, as opposed to taking a percentage. She feels it gives her the most flexibility because then she’s not committed to one type of store

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or a particular price range. “Whether the dress costs $1,000 or $10,000, the customer is paying for my time, my k no w-ho w and my expertise. I don’t want my customers to be tied to a particular price range or minimum amount,” she explains. Another trait that comes in handy is excellent people skills. Navigating a tricky mother-daughter relationship during an exciting yet stressful time isn’t for the faint of heart, and sometimes Mrs. Steinmetz has to summon up her inner therapist and remain very patient. “During an engagement, people can feel nervous or vulnerable, and it’s up to me to make sure the kallah and her mother are calm and relaxed, and not unduly stressed by the preparations,” she says. Mrs. Steinmetz knows that she carries a big responsibility that goes way beyond clothing. When one kallah, who had been estranged from her mother for many years, consulted with her during her engagement shopping, Mrs. Steinmetz went the extra mile and guided her to keep perspective and invite her mother to the wedding, despite the pain in their relationship. Today,

this young woman and her mother keep in touch, and her children are enjoying a relationship with their grandmother. Another kallah was very unhappy during her engagement, fearing she’d made the wrong decision regarding her shidduch. Mrs. Steinmetz encouraged her every day, during and between fittings and shopping trips, to focus on what really matters. “She’s happily married for a few years now, with several children, and she still calls me every year on her anniversary to thank me for saving her shidduch and encouraging her to go through with the wedding,” says Mrs. Steinmetz. “What’s most satisfying,” she remarks, “is that I’m always involved in simchos. It’s a happy job! Most of my clients become my good friends, and I continue to share in their joyous moments.” *Name changed


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The night before my wedding, tension reigned. My mother and I had tried to have everything ready in advance so that this night should be dedicated to preparing myself spiritually and emotionally for my big day. My apartment was all set up — the kitchen tiles gleamed, the linen dared not show a crease, and the closet hangers were all exactly an inch apart. Perfection. We had also created lists for everything, including a sheva brachos dress guide. We had put together a complete schedule of exactly what I’d be wearing on each night to avoid the unnecessary stress of standing in front of a wide-open closet, undecided, with an even more confused brand-new husband in tow. Though the whole system worked out quite well, one significant detail was still missing: The dress I would be wearing to my mother-in-law’s sheva brachos was still on its way from overseas — we’d custom-ordered it from a skilled seamstress on a recent trip to Europe. We had ordered something beautiful and unique, and we’d expected it to be shipped to us way earlier, but the seamstress suffered from a severe case of procrastination. As my wedding date drew nearer, with no dress in sight, we began to put more pressure on the seamstress. At this point, though, we’d need expedited international shipping, which would be very costly, so she promised us that she’d ship it to one of my siblings who lived close to her, who would bring it to the wedding. Soon, our out-of-town siblings and relatives began showing up at our door — we had invited them for an early dinner at my parents’ home so we’d all get a chance to meet and greet each other before the whirlwind of activity would begin on the following day. When the welcome hugs and cries of “Oh, how much the children have grown!” subsided, my brother lugged in the suitcase containing my dress. He extracted the garment bag and handed it to me with a flourish, excited to be the good shaliach. I opened the zipper with exhilaration, and indeed, the dress was breathtaking. And... not my size. The beautiful and unique custom-ordered dress was large enough to be wrapped around my petite frame four times. It was Wednesday night. My wedding would be the following day. Friday was going to be the shortest Erev Shabbos of the year — and my mother-in-law’s sheva brachos was scheduled for Sunday. There I was, standing in my dress, and all of a sudden, wedding flutters kicked

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in and I experienced a panic attack A pleasant voice answered the like never before. My imagination phone. And I burst out crying. My is a vivid one, and it was especially mother swiftly took the phone from so the day before my wedding. I me and explained our situation. I fast-forwarded to Sunday evening, didn’t know whether to laugh or cry imagining freshly married me as she described my pathetic state. walking into the hall where my (“My daughter is a kallah, the wedmother-in-law was eagerly wait- ding is tomorrow, and the dress ing to show off her new daughter- doesn’t fit! No, not the wedding in-law — in a dress I wouldn’t even dress. But she is crying buckets…”) wear on an isolated island — to all of Mrs. Blum was very sympaher friends and acquaintances. thetic and agreed to come over imJust by envisioning the sight mediately. I sighed with relief and of myself on Sunday in this enor- went downstairs to eat something, mous dress, my eyes welled up with awaiting the ring of our doorbell. tears. I was in no mood or state to In the meantime, my mother went head out to a seamstress, and it to prepare the checkbook, anticiwas on a legal holiday weekend, so pating the hefty price Mrs. Blum most seamstresses were not work- would most definitely charge for ing anyway. I door-to-door servery quickly bevice, at such an came frantic. I Just by envisioning hour no less. dialed my friend Not even fifthe sight of myself Malky’s number teen minutes on Sunday in this and burst into passed before our enormous dress, tears. I knew that personal Eliyahu she had an aunt Hanavi appeared. my eyes welled up who mended her Mrs. Blum was a with tears. clothing, and I simple middlewanted to know aged woman with whether she could be of any help. a big heart, and very professional. I Malky, listening to my sob-story, tried on the dress and stood before tried to console me and promised to her, and after pulling and measurcall her aunt at once. ing and pinning, she reassured me After hanging up, I sat, waiting, that I should have no worries; the clutching the phone in my sweaty dress would be delivered to our palms, feeling the stress pulsat- house tomorrow morning, fitting ing within me. I thought to myself, like a glove. I couldn’t believe my “What has gotten into me? Since good fortune! I smiled foolishly as when do I get so worked up about a Mrs. Blum started gathering her dress?” However, my senses would supplies. not cooperate. As she was about to leave, my I jumped when the phone rang mother inquired about the price, and answered the call in a flash. It knowing she would be way too busy was indeed Malky, with the news on the following day to pay her. that her aunt was out of town! But Mrs. Blum looked at my mother, she quickly came to the rescue and then at me, in confusion. again and gave me the number “I’m not a seamstress. I never of her mother’s high school sew- was one. I did teach sewing to girls ing teacher, Mrs. Blum*, who she for many years, but this is actually claimed was a dexterous seam- the first ‘job’ that I’m accepting, unstress and extremely kind. She der the impression that I’m doing might just do it for me! a mitzvah for a fellow Yid. A kallah… Dialing her number, I fervently Such a zechuyah…” asked Hashem that she should be And with that, she turned to the right shaliach to help me out. It leave, leaving mouths gaping and was getting later and later, and I eyes open wide in her wake. still wanted to eat and retire for the night at a decent hour... *Name changed for privacy.

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USUALLY, WHEN A close cousin is marrying off a child, I try to participate fully. In addition to sharing in the simcha, I enjoy socializing with my siblings and my cousins, and meeting friends and acquaintances. One night last week, however, I had three close family weddings to attend. While they all took place in the same neighborhood (which meant I was spared spending time on the highway), I did have to divide my night between the three simchos. At each wedding, I wished mazel tov to all mechutanistes, met a few acquaintances I was happy to see, and then left to go to the next wedding. So the night passed, with my attending all weddings, but not being fully present at any. As I got into the car after leaving the third simcha, I remarked to my husband that although I did not really enjoy myself at any one wedding, the night still meant a lot to me; in our family alone, three couples were building new Yiddishe homes, and a Yiddishe simcha was being celebrated in each of the other local wedding halls, as well. Wasn’t this the best revenge against Hitler, ym”sh? Think about it. Most of these chasanim and kallahs were descendants of people who survived the Holocaust in one way or another. One spent the war years in concentration camps, returning with a number etched into an arm; another suffered deep in Siberia; and a third was hidden in an attic or cellar for the duration of the war. Each survivor has their own tale to tell of how they outlived the enemy. But despite all that, they picked themselves up and rebuilt their families. Now look at how, with each

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Yiddishe wedding, the golden chain is being fortified. My mother, a”h, once told me that in her early years in America (in the early 1950s) she once called an aunt on Motzei Simchas Torah to wish her a good year. Her aunt asked her, “Hust du epes a chasunah dem vinter?” Do you have any wedding to attend this winter? Contrast that to today’s proliferation, bli ayin hora, of Yiddishe simchos. So when the mailman delivers another few wedding invitations, open them with joy and anticipation. Think about how little girls, all dolled up in their finest, revel at chasunahs. They are genuinely thrilled to have been invited and make the most of their chance to dance, run around and enjoy themselves with their siblings and cousins. Let them inspire us as to how to accept an invitation. And if, for some reason, you can’t attend a simcha, pick up a pen and paper (what’s that?) or a phone, and wish the family a hearty mazel tov. At my son’s aufruf, I was sitting next to my mother, a”h. The children, as children are wont to do, were running around and making a bit of noise. It annoyed one of the guests, who expressed her dissatisfaction as to how today’s children are raised. My mother, in her inimitable way, told this woman that during the war, when she was working in the gold mines in Siberia, she did not dream that she would ever get out of there, let alone get married and raise a family — and that one day she would be sitting at her own grandson’s aufruf. In those days, one dreamed of a piece of bread to still the gnawing hunger, a warm coat to protect oneself against the bitter cold, and a bit of rest from the backbreaking work. To her, every smile, every expression of delight from a child is extremely heartwarming. May Hashem bless us all with many simchos, and may the only reason for not attending someone’s simcha be another conflicting simcha, and may we all merit to join the ultimate simcha with Moshiach Tzidkeinu speedily in our days.


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HILCHOS BORER | PART 3

We mentioned in previous articles that when faced with a mixture of two different types of foods or items, or a mixture of ochel (food) with pesoles (garbage),1 one can avoid issues of borer by following three conditions: 1) take the thing that one wants to eat or use at that time from that which one doesn’t want; 2) take it immediately before eating or using; and 3) use one’s hands and not a kli that helps in the separation process.2 The mutar way to deal with a mixture Borer is the separation of ochel and pesoles, so by not separating the two, one can get around all the conditions. But if we don’t separate them — how will it help?! One way to get around the conditions of taking ochel from pesoles and eating the ochel immediately is by removing the part of the ochel that is mixed with pesoles along with the pesoles.3 This is very useful because often the pesoles is not mixed with the entire ochel, but rather only with a part of it. By taking away the pesoles along with the part of ochel that it is mixed with, one is avoiding borer because one is not separating pesoles from ochel.4 Therefore, after doing so, one does not even have to abide by eating it immediately since he didn’t separate ochel from pesoles, but rather only ochel from ochel!

Since this idea is somewhat abstract, let’s illustrate with some examples. Partially Rotten Apple Mommy is cutting an apple for Sruly and sees a section that is rotten to the extent that she knows Sruly wouldn’t eat it (or would only eat it in extenuating circumstances). She can’t just cut off the rotten part because that would be taking pesoles from ochel. Instead, she should take off a significant layer of the not spoiled apple that seems to the naked eye as being mixed with the rotten part. Since the whole apple is not considered mixed with the bad part, but only the area around it that seems to the naked eye as mixed, one is essentially not separating ochel and pesoles. Therefore, Mommy can do this now even if Sruly wants to eat the apple at a later time.

1 See Taz 319:12; Shulchan Aruch HaRav 319:8; Mishnah Berurah 319:15; not like the Ohr Sameach, Shabbos 8:11, who holds there is no borer by keilim. 2 Shulchan Aruch 319:1; See Shulchan Aruch HaRav 319:1 who explains that these three conditions constitute derech achilah, and therefore it is mutar.

According to the Mishnah Berurah’s (319:55, 62) understanding of the Taz, one is allowed to take a bit of ochel along with the pesoles, but according to the Chazon Ish (Orach Chaim siman 53), one must take all the ochel that is mixed with the pesoles. The halacha written above is according to the more machmir opinion of the Chazon Ish.

3

See Magen Avraham 319:5. When he would eat it in extenuating circumstances then it is an issur d’rabbanan, while if he wouldn’t eat it at all it is assur min haTorah.

4

5 See Shemiras Shabbos K’hilchasah perek 3 footnote 56 who says in the name of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, zt”l, that this is not similar to the halacha of peels, because one can get to the food without removing the sticker. See the footnote there where it brings Orchos Chaim 319:2 who is meikel when one does it immediately before eating like the halacha of peels. See also there for another reason to be meikel. However, since there are prominent poskim (see Ayil Meshulash) who assur it and it is a shailah of an issur d’Oraisa, one should abide by the opinions who are machmir.

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Pit Inside Salad Similarly, when finicky Leah finds a lemon pit in her salad, she would be allowed to take out the pit along with all the surrounding salad that looks to the eye as mixed with the pit. This way she is not separating pesoles from ochel since the pit is only considered mixed with some of the salad that is around it, and not the entire salad in the bowl. In this case, too, one does not have to eat the rest of the salad immediately, since no separation of ochel and pesoles was done. Sticker on Challah And we see this idea again when there is a sticker on challah. One would be allowed to


take off the sticker along with a significant layer of the challah that it is stuck to so that it is not considered taking pesoles from ochel, but rather ochel from ochel, since the sticker, which is the pesoles, is not mixed with the entire challah but only with the place it is stuck to. Here, too, one would not have to eat it immediately since one did not separate any pesoles from ochel.5 In all the cases above there is no reason to throw out the good food along with the pesoles. The good part that was taken away along with the pesoles in all the examples above can still be eaten by taking the good part from the bad to be eaten immediately. Alternative Option It is worth noting that in the cases of the rotten apple, the lemon pit in the salad and the sticker on the challah, one would be allowed to take the good part of the apple from the bad, the rest of the salad from the pit, and the challah from the sticker (i.e., by pulling the challah away from the sticker and not the other way around), even without leaving any of the good part behind, because this is abiding by the rule of taking ochel from pesoles. However, in such cases, one would also have to eat it immediately since one separated the ochel from the pesoles. The purpose of this column is to bring awareness to matters of halacha. As with any halacha-related questions, consult your rav for a psak.

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By: Hadassah Steinman

Known as the Queen of Gems, pearls have that timeless beauty and never go out of style. Although classified as a gemstone, a pearl is the only gem that is not a stone, but a treasure culled from a living creature.

Until the twentieth century, only the royal and very wealthy typically owned pearls. At that point, pearls came only from the wild, and the demand for pearls far outweighed the supply — especially when the pearl gained popularity to the point that overfishing depleted the naturally occurring oyster beds in the seas. This all changed when Japanese Mikimoto Kokichi developed a way to create a cultured pearl. By the time he filed for a patent in 1896, he’d already been working toward that goal for almost two decades. It would take more than another decade for his pearls to be indistinguishable from the natural pearl, and another few years until the enterprise brought him any profits. In 1927, Thomas Edison met with Mikimoto and was highly impressed at what the latter managed to create since he’d believed cultivating pearls was “supposed to be biologically impossible.” Mikimoto’s discovery had a tremendous impact on the pearl industry. The pearls he cultivated — versus natural pearls found in the seas — were more readily available, cheaper to harvest and thus cheaper to purchase, and resulted in perfectly round pearls. Today, about 99 percent of pearls purchased are cultured.

WHAT IS A CULTURED PEARL? Pearls, both natural and cultured, are created when oysters or mussels cover an irritant that has made its way into its soft tissue muscle, by layers and layers of secretion known as nacre. In natural pearls, this irritant occurs accidentally, such as when a parasite enters the shell. In cultured pearls, on the other hand, pearl farmers insert an irritant into the oyster’s or mussel’s soft tissue to encourage the same secretion process. To cultivate saltwater pearls — which are created by oysters farmed in oceans — the irritant inserted into the oysters is a bead made from another oyster’s shell. To cultivate freshwater pearls — created by mussels in rivers and lakes — a pearl farmer inserts tissue from another mussel into the farmed mussel as the irritant. Saltwater pearls are more expensive than freshwater pearls since they take much longer to cultivate — think years rather than months. Also, a saltwater oyster will produce only one to three pearls at a time in contrast to larger freshwater mussels that can produce pearls numbering in the dozens, all at one time. Saltwater pearls are also often preferred for their more striking luster and perfectly round shape. 158 / THE MONSEY VIEW / December 26, 2018 www.themonseyview.com / 845.600.8484


PEARLS OF CLASS

THE PEARL OF GREAT FAME

Since pearls were such rare finds in centuries past, in Ancient Rome, Julius Caesar allowed only those in the ruling class to wear pearls!

The most famous pearl in the world, known as Le Peregrina (“The Incomparable” in Spanish), has a history that has spanned centuries. This pear-shaped pearl is the size of an egg and was discovered near Panama nearly 500 years ago by an African slave who was soon thereafter rewarded with freedom. The pearl was given to future Philip II of Spain, and was then enjoyed by royalty from England, France and Austria who were tied by marriage to Spanish royalty. Eventually, it passed from one owner to the next, including a brother and then a nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte. Most recently, in 2011, Le Peregrina was set in a necklace and sold at Christie’s in New York for a whopping $10.5 million, before fees.

THE PEARLS OF BARTER Pierre Cartier, of Cartier’s jewelry and watchmaking fame, got his hands on their New York Fifth Avenue flagship location by purchasing the mansion from a wealthy couple. The price? A pearl necklace they had their eyes on — and an additional $100.

THE $100 MILLION PEARL Approximately 12 years ago, the largest and most expensive pearl in the world was discovered by a Filipino fisherman inside a giant clam — which is a rare occurrence in itself. This pearl, measuring 26 inches long and 12 inches wide, weighs about 75 pounds and is valued at an astronomical $100 million!

THE REAL DEAL? Here are a few ways to make sure your pearl is indeed the real thing, and not a fake: 1.

Authentic pearls are not perfectly round; their shape usually has minor imperfections that can be found when examined closely.

2.

A pearl usually has a nice luster. Too dull or too shiny? It’s probably fake.

3.

You should be able to feel a real pearl’s weight when it rests in your palm. Fake pearls will feel much lighter.

4.

While real pearls are cool to the touch at first, fake pearls remain at room temperature, whether they’re being worn or not.

5.

Rub the pearl gently over the front of your teeth. Real pearls will feel a bit rough since their surface is most likely not perfectly smooth.

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‫גראד תשט"ו לפ"ק‬ ‫ֶלענִ ינְ ַ‬

‫ארגְ ט‪ִ ,‬איְך‬ ‫יׁשט גֶ עזָ ְ‬ ‫אטי‪ ,‬נִ ְ‬ ‫ַט ִ‬ ‫ָאר ֶדענּונְ ג‪,‬‬ ‫וֶ ועל זַ יין ִאין ְ‬ ‫ְּב ֶעזְ ַרת ַה ֵׁשם‪.‬‬

‫ֵלייּב‪ ,‬זֵ יי ַא גּוט ִקינְ ד‪,‬‬ ‫יידי‪.‬‬ ‫אלג זֵ ִ‬ ‫ָפ ְ‬

‫וארט ׁשֹוין‬ ‫ְׁשנֶ על‪ֶ ,‬מען וַ ְ‬ ‫אֹויף אּונְ ז‪ .‬גֵ יי ְׁשנֶ על‬ ‫ַאר ֶּבעט‪,‬‬ ‫יימ ְ‬ ‫אכן ַדיין ֵה ְ‬ ‫ַמ ְ‬ ‫אטע גֵ ייט‬ ‫עלע‪ַ .‬דיין ַט ֶ‬ ‫ִאינְ גֶ ֶ‬ ‫רּוס ַלאנְ ד‪,‬‬ ‫עטן ַפאר ְ‬ ‫ַאר ֶּב ְ‬ ‫ְ‬ ‫יׁש ָטא וָ ואס צּו וֵ ויינֶ ען‪.‬‬ ‫נִ ְ‬ ‫ַאר ֶּבעט‪...‬‬ ‫יימ ְ‬ ‫אכ ְטן פּון ֵה ְ‬ ‫יׁשט ְט ַר ְ‬ ‫ִאיְך ֶקען נִ ְ‬ ‫אּב ִריק‪.‬‬ ‫יידי'ס ַפ ְ‬ ‫ִאיְך וֶ ועל גֵ יין צּו זֵ ִ‬

‫רֹויסע זַ אְך? ִּביזְ טּו ֶדען‬ ‫וָ ואס ִאיז ִדי גְ ֶ‬ ‫ֶדער ֵאיינְ ִציגְ ְס ֶטער וָ ואס ָלאזְ ט ִא ֶיּבער ַא‬ ‫רּוס ַלאנְ ד וֶ ועט ׁשֹוין‬ ‫אמע ְ‬ ‫עלע? ַמ ֶ‬ ‫ִאינְ גֶ ֶ‬ ‫יטן אֹויף ִאים‪.‬‬ ‫ִה ְ‬

‫אקע פּון ֶדעם ָהאּב‬ ‫ַט ֶ‬ ‫מֹורא‪.‬‬ ‫ִאיְך ָ‬ ‫אּב ִריק‪:‬‬ ‫ִאין ַפ ְ‬

‫אּפט! ְׁשנֶ על!‬ ‫ֶמען ְק ַל ְ‬

‫קאפיטל‬

‫א'‬

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The Monsey View

ART EXHIBIT Showcasing Our Town’s Talent

Faigy Freidman, 7, Bais Esther

Faigy Simsovits, 9, Klausenberg School

Brocha Schmeltzer, 10, BDY

Aviva Crawford, 3, Cheder Chabad

Akiva Dov Goldberger, 5.5, Pomona-Haverstraw

Tzerel Esty Simsovits, age 7, Klausenberg School

Elky E., 11, Satmar

Devoiry Spira, 8.5

Chayla Gertner, 12

Yitty Vogel, 7, Viznitz

Yitty Zaida, 10, Gan Yisroel

Yocheved and Goldy Fliegman, 9 and 6, Viznitz

Sarah Crawford, 7, Cheder Chabad

Yitty Frank, 12, Bais Trany

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Chayala Gross, Bais Trany, 8.5

C.S., 11.5, Yeshiva Avir Yaakov


WINNER !

Raizy Einhorn, 8, Bais Rochel

Shaindy Schiff, 10, Bobov

Yissochar Dov Goldstein, 9, Cheder D’Monsey

Sarah Crawford, 7, Cheder Chabad

H.G., 12, Ateres Bunois

Rivky Hager, 10, Viznitz

Rus Tehilla, 8, YSV

Rivky Friedman, 9, Bais Esther

Frady Freidman, first grade, Bais Esther

Faigy Zaida, 6, Gan Yisroel

Rissi Zaida, 12, Gan Yisroel

Etty Kaplan, 6, Bais Yaakov

Rivkie Wolf, 9

Devora Alter, 12, Bais Rochel

Rivky Ciment, 7

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Last week’s Boggle board

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TEIN K ATZENS

DIRECTIONS: Write your words in alphabetical order, divided by letter-count in separate columns. Fax or email your word list, together with your total points, by Sunday at 8:00 PM for a chance to win! Include your name, phone number and address.

PLAYING RULES: • No adding “s” to a word. • No proper nouns, abbreviations, contractions or acronyms. • No bouncing back to letters already used in a given word. • Words may not be found with a computer boggle solver. • Words may not be found with the help of a dictionary. • The Monsey View will carefully review all submissions to ascertain that each word is found in the dictionary. Points will be deducted for ineligible words. • We reserve the right to disqualify entries that have a few ineligible words, are not written in alphabetical order or are missing information. • Each contestant has a chance to win only once in four weeks. • No credit given to archaic words, or words chiefly used in other languages (including British English).

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Bonus raffle winner: FRANK xxx-0424 Pick up a free pie at Chai Pizza! Please be considerate, and do NOT try to claim your prize without The Monsey View issue in which your name appears or after six weeks. It will not be honored. Please note that you will have to pick up your prize from our store; there will be no deliveries.

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The Monsey View does not take responsibility for faxes that don’t come through.


‫מתנות‬ ‫לאביונים‬

‫עזרה‬ ‫לכלה‬

‫חלוקת‬ ‫צרכי חג‬

‫עזרה‬ ‫במצוקה‬

‫מזון‬ ‫וצדה‬

‫מלמד‬ ‫להועיל‬

‫שערי פרנסה‬ ‫טובה‬

‫אור‬ ‫במושבותם‬

‫תמיכה‬ ‫חודשית‬

‫פון קופת עזרה‬

‫באקומען א חודש'ליכע תמיכה‬

‫היימישע משפחות פון מאנסי און סקווירא‬

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‫אויף די פעולות פון קופת עזרה‬

‫א בליק‬

‫צו דערהערן די‬ ‫וויי‪-‬געשריי‬ ‫פון עניי עירנו‬

‫א טאג‬

‫רופט אייך אן מיט לכה"פ‬

‫תושבי מאנסי‬

‫ה‘ משפטים • כ”ה שבט‬

‫קופת עזרה‬

‫דינער תשע”ט‬

‫עס איז מיר א זכי' צו ארבעטן אינאיינעם מיט קופת עזרה‪,‬‬ ‫און זיי ארויסהעלפן מיט די חודש'ליכע טשעקס פון די‬ ‫ארעמע משפחות‪ ,‬וועלנדיג האבן א חלק אין די‬ ‫גרויסע מצוה בעטן מיר נישט קיין געלט פון‬ ‫די עניים וואס קומען קעשן ביי אונז אין‬ ‫געשעפט די קופת עזרה טשעקס‪ ,‬עס‬ ‫איז נישט דא די ווערטער אראפצו־‬ ‫לייגן איבער די געוואלדיגע‬ ‫פעולות פון קופת עזרה‬

‫‪MUMOIN CHECK CASHING‬‬

‫בעל החנות‬

‫הר"ר שמשון ווייס הי"ו‬

‫איבער די תמיכה חודשי שע"י קופת עזרה‪ ,‬פון‬

‫עדות נאמנה‬


7 3 9 1 7 5 2 6 9 3 1 5 8 7 2 2 4 5 9 4 6 5 7 8 3 2 9 4 8

2

4

5 7

8

9 8 7 3 6

2

4

6

6

2

8

9

3

5 3 9 1 2

7

3 9

9

5

BOGGLE WINNER’S LIST 4-LETTER WORDS anti bran brat carb carp cart cite clap dish dust

exam feta gush gust mart mate math mica mist mite

mush must pant para part pate path pica pita pram

prat ramp rant rate snap star stat stud tamp tapa

6-LETTER WORDS tarn tarp tart taut text tram trap vara weft wimp

extra midge pants

prate stamp state

strap tramp

Please note that credit is not given for inappropriate words, words not found on board and words listed twice.

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extant guitar

impart mantis

midget mitral

mutate static

REMINDER

7-LETTER WORDS austral mistral

situate tartish

8-LETTER WORDS

9-LETTER WORDS

statical

carbonate

Are you wondering why your name isn’t here or why your points were reduced? The following are some of the ineligible words found:

5-LETTER WORDS apart audit carat

armpit carbon

arts calp clart dist. dush

examplar extatic mudge mulst musit

mutrate Napa naut. panto pical

Pima prause situ stap stramp

stratiTate trapan trat

Dictionaries or electronic devices may not be used to help you solve the Boggle board. We will disqualify word lists, as per our discretion, that include too many unusual words. The Boggle Team at The Monsey View


LAST WEEK’S QUESTION: Which park in our area is named for a firefighter who lost his life saving others in the World Trade Center attack? ANSWER: Gregory R. Sikorsky Park — Lime Kiln Park

Question of the week:

Can you name ten streets in the greater Monsey area that include the name of a tree? Do you have a trivia question to share with your fellow Monseyites? Feel free to send it to us! Questions may include any of the local areas currently inhabited by the frum community. Send in your answer and/or trivia question to comments@themonseyview.com by Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Please include your name and phone number. You will be entered into a drawing to win a frank and fries at Nussy’s!

The winner of last week’s drawing is:

Koegel Family (xxx-8888) You’ve won a free frank and fries at Nussy’s! Take this page into Nussy’s to claim your prize! 41 Main Street, 845-352-9008

41 Main Street Monsey, NY 10952

Tel: (845) 352-9008 Fax: (845) 356-1944

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Classifieds FOR SALE 2000 GRAND MARQIUS 105k miles, good condition 845-538-0600 BLACK WALMART BOOKCASE Height 71’ perfect condition $20 obo. 425 6203/347 453 5706 6 LEATHER CHAIRS with 2 leather chairs with arms, due to moving please call or text 917 789 2322 DINETTE SET Perfect condition, 3 years old. table and 4 chairs. 36x48. Grey metal and clear glass table. $700. 917-471-0114 GLASSTOP for approx. 45.5” x 84’’ 2 pc. Call 426-2968 D/R SET china closet, table, 8 chairs $2k, call/txt 845-517-9231 39 INCH HIGH RISER top and bottom with matresses. $350. 718.599.5028 DRESSER only $35, selling due to limited space. 917 885 7344 MASTER BDRM ARMOIRE Like new. Pls. Call 845-3521901

MAHOGANY HEAD BOARD SET with mirror chest and night table. Located in Lakewood. Call or Text 917.858.3509 HEADBOARDS Cherry walnut finish -crown molding on top. solid wood. $150. Please call 845-6426146. WASHER AND DRYER Samsung dryer $389, washer $289 call: 347-374-1637 BOSCH MACHINE new silver bowl still in box regular $150 selling for $125 call 845-356-6215 FREEZER

Used ge freezer 32’’ wide 26 1/2’’ deep 64 1/2’’ high for $100. Used treadmill for $75. 845-323-7577 KENMORE TOP LOADER in great condition for an amazing price $225 each or $400 for both call/text 845.521.9735 MICHAEL KORS ladies watch. Silver and rose gold. Originally $225 selling for $100. Please Call: 845587-0621 GE 4 BURNER cooktop brand new condition $175 and Magic Chef double wall oven 24” wide $200, both are not kosher, call/text 845.521.9735

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// for sale // real estate WASHER AND DRYER top loader for $600. 917-4710114 LONGINES MENS WATCH Gold face and black leather band. Worn twice, $700 347 831 5824 RAYMOND WEIL new men’s Geneve everyday watchPlease call 845-3523742. CORDLESS PHONE SET new AT&T 4 handsets w/ latest features model CLP99487 retails for $150+ selling for $95. Text 8458250816

YAMAHA PSRE453 Slightly used with a Double X stand $200. please call 718972-3624 BABY OUTFIT Black and white 6 months knit outfit with socks and shoes call/text 845.213.0004 BLOWUP POOL New birthing pool with liner and hose/adapter, plus ball with pump. For info call 845.213.0004. GRACO SNUGRIDE CARSEAT Brand new condition barely used $70 Call / Text 845-6627158

BOOSTER HIGH CHAIR still in box Fischer Price, for $25 or best offer. Please call: 845-425-3204.

PURIM COSTUME winnie the pooh size 12-18 months. new condition call/ text 845-662-7158

BUGABOO FROG BASSINET chasis, seat and more. 4262675

WAHL CLIPPER still in box. asking $65 please call 845-521-6544

CHICALLI BABY BUNTING $80 please call 3560971

BUGABOO CAMELEON STROLLER w choice of blk or grey melange hood $315. 9292513777.

ANTIQUE SEWING MACHINE w/ table for only $150 call or text 845-538-1662. KARAOKE SINGING MACHINE & CD Player in brand new condition Originally $59. selling for $40 please call 845.304.7927

INGLESINA PLAID STROLLER New, w footmuff bar and tray for only $55. 3472549825 APPLE WATCH Hermeś series 3, GPS+Cellular ($1200 value) for $589. 347.633.5225

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PRICE REDUCED! 6 IMPERIAL LANE, CHESTNUT RIDGE! ONLY $478K! 4 BD / 3 BA! GREAT DEAL!!

KOVA HAT Barely worn size 54 Shtufen hat. Please call 845-323-2233 DRUM SET Ludwig 5 piece, includes ZBT zildjian cymbols and all hardware hardly used $485 (brand new $700)call 845371-2092 APPLE IPOD TOUCH 128 gb. less than one year old, $250 pls call 845-263-6969 GIFT CARD to ETC. steakhouse in Teaneck. $150 value for $135. Call or text 845-587-3307 TWIN CARRIAGE Excellent condition Please text (845)402-8393 WINTER COATS like new: size14-16 long black wool $60, black suede hooded jacket size large $40 845-3522874 PRETZEL MAKER great price text 347 504-4033 MCLAREN DOUBLE STROLLER Rain cover included. Call 845-825-2985 WHOLESALE WIGS Beautiful Wigs from manufacturer to retail, premium quality unprocessed European hair. exclusive wholesale price call for details, Devori 845-5984340. KITCHEN FOR SALE big beautiful Salko kitchen with lots of pullouts for sale,

7 years old. please call 845352-2584 JEWELRY SHOWCASE Jewelry showcase with light for sale. Asking $200 Call:356-1345 BRAND NEW STROLLERS Brand New Carriages & Strollers, Unbelievable prices! Every model from all major brands, Bugaboo, Baby Jogger, Mountain Buggy , and more. FREE delivery. TEXT or CALL 845-293-2839

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NEW PEDAL GO-KART Great gift ages 4-8. Call 845304-5160

REAL ESTATE SHISHA REALTY

Beautiful apartments in Yerushalayim avail. for short term rentals. We manage properties as well. Call 718-408-8070 for American Service! Email us at vacation@ shisharealty.com SHABBOS VACATION RENTAL:

Beautiful, newly renovated 4 bdrm house available for Shabbos. Chestnut Ridge, close to shul/ mikvah. Large Property. Pictures available. Call 845.356.2101 Text: 917.474.6826

Tri County Care is seeking to hire a Care Coordinator in the Monroe location to support people with Developmental Disabilities and their families. Job Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years relevant experience and a sincere desire to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities. Fulfilling and rewarding work. Great compensation and opportunity for promotion. Excellent office environment! Please submit resume to m.schwartz@tricountycare.org

CONDO FOR RENT available before Pesach, near Satmar and Monsey Trails buses 499-7895

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HOUSE MAPLE/CARLTON March 3 - 10, willing to swap for large appartment in yerushalayim, 845-596-9478, 845-222-4099 ‫נייע גרויסע הויז‬ ‫ צו פארדינגען‬,‫ בעטן‬20+ ‫מיט‬ ,‫ וואך‬,‫אין סוואן לעיק פאר טאג‬ ‫ האנטעכער און‬,‫אדער שבתים‬ ,‫בעט געוואנט צוגעשטעלט‬ .‫נאנט צו ביהמ”ד און מקווה‬ ‫ און לאזט א‬845.377.5499 ‫רופט‬ also available for( .‫מעסעדזש‬ )family groups 40+ beds OFFICE RENTAL Office Space For Rent Near Monsey. Newly renovated, furnished, kosher kitchen and conference room. Call 845-634-1463 or Email info@ thesuitecorner.com OFFICES Brand new, separate H&C, private toilet, w/kitchenette area, parking 845-372-6462

MONSEY CONDO FOR SALE Blauvelt Rd 2,575 sq ft. 3 bdrms, 3half baths, center hall banquet size dining room and kitchen with ceramic counter-tops and island. Front deck and back porch for sukkah. Room for pesach kitchen, 9ft ceilings, 3 zone air and heat plus 4 room rental legal apt. Selling by owner. Call after 11am 845 352 8340 or 845 659 6219. OFFICE SPACE 300+ sf suitable for office available. Please call 845425-1885 OFFICE RENTAL 200 sqf in Nanuet, 2 min from main st. utilts +intrnt incld. Call 732-692-4888

STORAGE SPACE Basement located at Rt. 59 & 306 area 500 Sq Ft please call 845 263 7387.

LE SUITE GUESTHOUSE Luxurious accommodations in the new chassidish area of Lakewood. Booking for Weekday and Shabbos, Simchos and business, retreat and recuperation. 732.456.7989 lesuitelkwd@ gmail.com.

1000 S.F. 8 1/2 ft. Ceiling unfinished bas. on butterman pl. for storage etc. 646-596-4838

SEVEN ROOM furnished for rent Near Vishnitz. Please call 1646 491 8920

OFFICE SPACE in the Blauvelt area approx. 250 SF call today 347-3852924

2 BEDROOMS new and upgraded, New County Road and Route 59 area please call 845-596-7727

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POMONA 3 bedrm; new kitchen; text (732) 328-9116 ONE BEDROOM APT full bathroom and kitchen in Chestnut Ridge. new. Please call (845) 521-9432 3 ROOM APT. on Blauvelt Rd 352-4237 2 BDRM APT Looking for a two bedroom apt in Pomona area. Please contact 845-422-3327 FOR RENT 4 room apartment in bates area available for January. 845-781-3716 SHORT TERM RENTAL 2-3 bdrms. Centrally located. furnished option available. Please call or text. 845.459.0509

HELP WANTED HELP WANTED Busy heimeshe showroom in Monsey looking to hire immediately for multiple positions. Full time ( 9-5) Entry level female receptionist, entry level bookkeeper , and inside sales girl. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain a high

level of activity. Will train. Competitive pay. Please send resumes to jtriple7@gmail. com. FULL TIME OFFICE POSITION Safeside Insurance is expanding! Applicant must be quick learner and have good computer & phone skills. Please fax your resume to 845-738-3671 or email to hr@safesideins.com BUSY INSURANCE OFFICE looking to hire girl to grow with our company. Email resume hr@adlersinsurance. com, fax 845-356-5690 FULL TIME SECRETARY for one girl office. Seeking detail oriented, organized individual with good communication skills, good phone skills and Quickbooks knowledge. Please fax resume to faigyfisch@yahoo. com HELP WANTED Heimish office is seeking a full time customer service rep and some other office duties. Good phone and communication skills required. email resume to image2874@gmail.com WE’RE HIRING Broad Management Group - Located in the heart of Monsey. We are looking for


Commercial Real Estate Accounting Position Fast-growing commercial property management firm is seeking to hire a dynamic and talented accounting director to oversee its portfolio of office and industrial properties. Qualified candidate will possess a) exceptional organization; communication; and project-management skills, b) property accounting and financial literacy, c) leadership ability to direct team in a fast-phased environment. Please submit your resume for immediate consideration to: hr@msmequities.com

an entry level bookkeeper / accounts payable associate to join our team. Excellent compensation and opportunity for growth. Must be organized and have strong communication skills. Conact - dschimel@broadmg. com CASE COORDINATOR Attentive Behavior is seeking an energetic, detail oriented, team player for our Rockland office. Requirements: MS Office, strong communication (oral and written), and the ability to manage multiple projects. Interested? Email resume to info@attentivebehavior.com. POSITION AVAIL. Professional busy office in Spring Valley area is looking to hire a Female employee to head it’s new growing division, Great growth potential for the right individual, Please email your resume to jspitzer@ everfundtrust.com Or fax to 845-205-4354 NY LIFE Brooklyn/Monsey office is looking to fill Outside Sales Career positions in the insurance and financial products market. Contact Yehoshua Belsky at 347 210 1403 or email ybelsky@ ft.newyorklife.com SALES HELP weekend and some afternoons, in ladies clothing store. 845-213-7455 SALES PERSON Full Training and Support provided. Past work

experience a plus. Call: 845639-5216 or email: dglick@ ft.newyorklife.com SECRETARY Large manufacturing company located in Newark NJ is looking to hire a girl to work with the Product Development team. The recruit would need to set up new vendors, handle international shipments, list new products online, and work on developing new products. It requires to be able to multi-task with attention to detail, super organized with great people skills and problem-solving ability. Great pay for the right canditate. Transportation from Monsey is provided. Please email resume to: joe@ adircorp.com DRIVER WANTED with minivan to do daily teacher’s route from New square to Monsey in the morning and afternoon. 845.274.3828. SEEKING VOLUNTEER DRIVERS once a week to deliver suppers for kimpeturins. Call 845.356.2101 Text 917.474.6826 ASSISTANT POSITION available immediately in an English speaking Monsey Preschool. Pls call 4590696 SUBSTITUTE Bais Yaakov Middle School in New York City seeking Limudei Kodesh substitute for 6/8 weeks. Please forward resume to hgottesman@ yrsrh.org.

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PLAYGROUP TEACHER Looking for a warm morah to run a small 2 year old playgroup in chesnut ridge, for next year 845.371.2682 FEMALE AIDES needed for special needs classroom. Full time position. Please send resumes to. jobresumes613@gmail.com Fax: 845-352-3375 Phone: 352-3307 ext. 119 SEEKING CHAVRUSA Looking to pay a chavrusa to learn with an older bachur in the evenings. Please call 845352-7700 #219 leave message SEEKING BABYSITTER for my 11 month old in my home in Wesley Hills, 4hrs a day 4 days per week 917 755 0190 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED/ AVAILABLE To volunteer to feed the sick or elderly, OR if you are in need of this service, Please call 845-352-1016 LOOKING FOR DRIVERS for chessed. Please call 845352-1016 BLOWDRYING POSITION Tranees Wigs is looking to hire a girl to join our team for a blowdrying position. Full time hours includes some sundays. Pls call 8454183334

or email traneeswigs@gmail. com WE’RE HIRING Broad Management Group Staff Accountant. Residential real estate management firm. Owner and operator of large portfolio of multifamily apartment buildings. Light junior accountant for growing real estate management firm. Work directly with the controller. Gain exposure to property accounting, corporate accounting, AP / AR, journal entries. Excellent compensation and benefits, great experience, located in the heart of Monsey! Contact: dschimel@broadmg.com

BABYSITTING BABYSITTER AVAILABLE on 73 Francis Place. After school hours available. Also taking Sunday drop-ins. Please call 845-352-1016 BABYSITTING A heimishe responsible experienced babysitter. Great with babies is accepting ages newborn till 15 month in spring valley area. For more info please call 347-9866066. WARM AND EXPERIENCED babysitter available to babysit night hours in your home

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// help wanted // babysitting // servic

or at weddings. References available. Please call 845 499 9272

SERVICES MORAH MALKA’S ANIMAL THERAPY In your home or school Animal Care Certification Ages 7-14 Preschool Programfun and interactive for ages 2-6 Bunnies, Birds, Reptiles, Farm Animals and more. Certified and Insured. 845642-9066

Tauber CD (DONA)Certified Birth Doula PERSONAL DRIVER AVAILABLE Personal driver available on a steady basis. Very reliable and responsible flexible hours. please call: 845-4225827 GARTLECH we fix knitted & crochet Gartlech & make beautiful professional fringes. We also teach how to knit & crochet. call: 917-414-3281

VOICE THERAPY Experienced SLP specializing in the reduction and elimination of vocal nodules and polyps, and hoarse vocal quality. Adults and children, Yiddish and English. 917626-4259

ADDRESSSING ENVELOPES Amazing prices, call for quote, mention ad for a discount. Printing can be done immediately. Call 845-445-7422 or e-mail printingaddresses@gmail. com

DOULA Labor of love LOVE your birth experience, certified CD( DONA) Doula Malky Breuer 845 270 4330 845 362 3480 Malky@mbdoula.com

PERSONAL CHEF

SHAIMOS

We do pick ups all year round - schools shuls homes. 845-461-3084 CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CLASSES To join the next class please call 845-426-0931. Tzippy

available to cook fresh delichious food in your home, Please call Sarah Rosenberg 845.821.2159 ALTERATIONS expert alterations in Blueberry Hill Area. Fast service 929 287 2135 ADDRESSING ENVELOPES Amazing prices, call for quote, mention ad for a discount. Printing can be done immediately. Call


Classifieds Commercial Real Estate Transaction Manager Fast-growing commercial real-estate investing firm is seeking to hire a dynamic and talented individual to manage and oversee transactions from inception to closing. Qualified candidate will possess a) exceptional organization; communication; and project- management skills, b) be financial literate for property and lender due-diligence and analysis, c) leadership ability to move challenging transactions in a fast-Paced environment. Please submit your resume for immediate consideration to: hr@msmequities.com

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5”,6”,7” Gutters Copper and aluminum gutters Over 30 colors 845-782-4473 sales@advancedguttersinc.com

Gutter Guard Installation

Fully Insured Free estimates

Cleaning and Repirs

MUSIC LESSONS Give your daughter the gift of music at a very reasonable price! References available. Call Yitty @ 845-426-7561 after 4:30 pm

saddle river area, call 845356-5038.

Achieve a healthy

Mind,because Body & Soul if one lacks, all three suffer. Michael Bitton CLC, CMC, PT

3x Certified Life Coach, Marriage Counselor, Nutrition/P.T.

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No internet. 6 slots available. Suri Wachsman 845.356.2101 or 917.474.6826

GRAPHOLOGY Send in your handwriting for full analaysis. Special group rates. Amazing lessons given on graphology, great for teachers’ gatherings, school programas ect. 845.642.3213

KIMPETURIN SUPPERS Kimpeturin, Get dinner delivered for your family. Call from 9-11 a.m. to reserve your dinner. Limited availability. 845.356.2101

REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST Miriam Shurpin, MS, RD, CDN | In person and online consultations | Insurance accepted | 347 480 1670 | rd@ miriamshurpin.com | www. miriamshurpin.com

DRUM LESSONS by Shmuel Klaver - Monsey’s most experienced Shomer Shabbos drum instructor. Lessons ($45 & up) given in your home or my studio, to boys or girls ages 10-adult, beginners to professional. Call (845) 459-9935

GRAPHICS COURSE Professional graphics course on Adobe programs based on the famous Baily Biederman’s method. Learn Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator in a kosher and fun environment.

GUITAR LESSONS by Moshe Klaver, for beginners of all ages. Very motivating and patient teacher. References available. (845) 746-0925. Shomer Shabbos

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SEWING COURSES private sewing course with master teacher Esty Krauss. call or text 845-662-5931 HIGH SCHOOL GIRLSSEWING COURSE Beginners basic alterations course on Sundays 3:15-5:15 Esty Krauss. call or text 845662-5931 WAXING AND MAKEUP done by a professional at great prices in the privacy of her home. Appts until 10:30 pm. 659 4318 HAIR WITH CARE Professional hair cutting & hair styling affordable prices,

PROFESSIONAL SEWING COURSE One on One, by Esty Krauss. Group forming now for high school girls. call or text 845662-5931. CARE DESIGN BY B. SCHWARTZ Join our countless successful graduates employed at high paying graphic jobs by signing up for our intensive graphics design course today. B. Schwartz 845.517.9639 BAR MITZVAH PHOTOGRAPHY

Quality and affordable bar mitzvah photography by Moshe Grunfeld call 845-3621312 or email moshe@ moshegrunfeld.com


Awesome Opportunity! Part time office position is now open for female applicant. Candidate must have excellent communication and computer skills; be detail oriented and organized; and speak Yiddish. Submit your resume at jobs@hamaspikrockland.org

HAMASPIK

Seeking female employee to work with adult women who have disabilities. An amazing experience in a fabulous environment! Must be able to drive. Please call 845-503-0267 December 26, 2018 / THE MONSEY VIEW / 187 www.themonseyview.com / 845.600.8484


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CUSTOM PHOTOBOOK Create a memorable gift. Chosan|Baby|Engagements |Wedding|Special Occasions. Call 845 587 2361. TUTOR AVAILABLE Professional Tutor Available for ‫ לימודי קודש‬and English Subjects Please call 718-2162791 TUTOR AVAILABLE for your elementary school child for Limudei Kodesh and Limudei Chol. Please Call: 845-352-1016 MATH TURORING Regents/GED/TASC/SAT/ ACT Common Core, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Physics ALL Grades/Levels. call: 845-445-8003 CHUSSON ALBUMS/ PHOTOBOOKS Get your photos scanned and designed in a beautiful album. 8454596132 ENGLISH TUTOR Professional English Tutor. Experienced with adults and children. Call: 973-727-8375 4 FREE SESSIONS Will tutor your child according to his level, with patience & clear explanations. Great rate. 248-955-8559.

ARROWSMITH Is your child still in the same place after all that tutoring? The Arrowsmith Program has helped many children become successful in the regular classroom. Please call Mrs. Feuer to find out more 845-304-7053 MATH ANXIETY? I can help! All ages. All levels. Regents, SAT Prep, CLEPS, AP courses. Remediation and Enrichment also available Linda 845.538.5319

ODDS & ENDS LOOKING TO ADOPT Heimish young couple looking to adopt baby/young child. Text/call 347-461-1914 ACTRESSES NEEDED Looking for women volunteers who are passionate about acting in a comedy production for a DVD that will be sold in stores. The production is produced for Project Hope, a division of Bikur Cholim, for patients to enjoy as well as the wider public. If you are interested please contact Chaya Bornfreund #845-304-1405 BROKEN IPHONE? Get cash for your broken iphone 5s and up, call or text. 845-538-6826.

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// services // odds & ends // gemachim

Yeshiva - Secretary Local Yeshiva looking for full-time secretary. Must be responsible, with good organizational and good phone skills. Must be very familiar with Word, Quickbooks etc. Hours are flexible. Please email resume to ydhmmm@gmail.com or fax to 356.4507 ATERES TNIUS LEARNING GROUPS Fri. Nights, 10 min. After candle lighting, girls 1st-8th grades. To be leader/info.845.426.0924 TRANSFORM! A stress free life? Absolutely! Iyh thurs. @ 10 a.m. 641 715 0700 pin 549732 playback 641 715 0709 pin 549732 ref 1-119

GEMACHIM GOWN GEMACH mother and sister gowns size 0-12, by appointment only. 845-426-7496 or 845-3523031. FLORAL BISOMIM for your Simcha - 845-6292785. MECHITZA’S 30 feet - 5 six foot tables 10 chairs stands and bus-boxes $100 deposit. $18 Donation call 845-445-8015 or email Mitzvah1@gmail.com

DVD/VIDEO GEMACH DVDS and portable players for sick and homebound adults and children.425-2660 SIMCHA HAT (LADIES) $25. We have many different styles and colors. We also accept donations of elegant hats. Call 347 351 1604 BABY CHASUNA GOWNS Adorable gowns and 2 pieces. Matching shoes and hair accessories available from 3 months - 2 years. 425-3049 LEV DEVORAH Layett gemach 917.697.0790 FRIMIT’S BABIES LAYETTE GEMACH text 718-551-1732 or email frimitbabies@gmail.com CHASUNAH ORNAMENT for rent @ $3. West central area 371-1765 SHIFRA PUAH DOULA Please call to register in advance. 845-587-1649


Full Time Day Hab Positions Join our Chesed 24/7 team of professionals. Where POTENTIAL becomes POSSIBLE. Full-time positions in both our men’s and women’s divisions working with developmentally disabled young adults. Hours M-Th 8-4, Fri 8-2. Must drive. Call 845-354-3233 x1121 or email efeder@chesed247.org

RAYIM IS LOOKING FOR RESPONSIBLE, WARM AND ENERGETIC GIRLS TO JOIN OUR AMAZING STAFF FOR THE SUNDAY PROGRAM. IF INTERESTED PLEASE CALL 845-352-7700 *109 LEAVE MESSAGE

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// gemachim

Great opportunity

Looking to hire a full time patient intake coordinator to help patients obtain appropriate services and assist them throughout the process.

Job requirements: 1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills 2. Warm personality 3. Strong advocacy skills 4. Professional computer literacy 5. Fluent in English and Yiddish is a plus 6. Experience in insurance field is a plus

Office located in Monroe. Please submit your resume to: info@rccscancer.org or fax to 718-722-4757 HOSPITAL SUPPLIES including TPN equipment, feeding pumps, NG tubes, & All feeding supplies. To donate or receive. Please call 845-746-8293. ELEGANT HATS For short term rental please call 845-517-0838. MATERNITY GEMACH Weekday and shabbos clothing, various sizes. Please call or text 845-445-9687 GPS GEMACH Call 845-352-2588. Leave message. (Minimal fee). BRIS GEMACH located in Central Monsey. 617-955-3630. poya, pillow case, outfit, blanket. ROOF CARRIERS For all cars even without bars on roof. 845-659-1863. Monroe: 845-662-7102.

‎ OT WATER URNS H Please call 845-425-9211

TABLECLOTHS for your Simchos. Call (845) 371 2105

Comfortable Main Number: Chanie Gertner 845-4258687 5 locations

ISRAEL GPS No fee. English or Hebrew. Must reserve in advance by email at IsraelGPS@gngroup. com

PACK N PLAY We have New Pack n Plays tova222@gmail.com or text 845-216-4885

PIDYON HABEN coins, silver tray, lace box, outfit 845-426-1681 845-6427256

BRIS GEMACH Located on Blauvelt Rd. 356-6215 poya, outfit, blanket and hat.

PHONE GEMACH We will lend you a cell phone free of charge for as long as necessary. Call: 845 579 5538

FREE MOVING BOXES Packs of 10x for easy transport. Please call (845) 641-5536.

EAR-PLUG GEMACH for ba’alei simcha to protect your guests’ hearing. Baby headsets also available. 845202 -0105.

REFLECTOR GEMACH Hosting guest? Be safe! Wear a reflector. 845-356-0815

FREE BOXES for moving (mostly egg carton size). Please call 845425-6826 or 845-608-7830. Donations of flattened boxes are always welcome!

WHITE KALLLAH SHOES. Proceeds go to tzedakah. Call\Text 845-200-0211 TOY GEMACH Keep all the children busy by your simchas with tons of lego and clicks. Call Sussman @ 845-578-6513

‫רופט אריין‬ ‫איבערצוגעבן אייער קוויטל ביים‬ ‫ציון הרמ"ק זי"ע‬

‫קאל‬-‫דער פאון‬ !‫פאר הצלחה‬ ‫לייכטע פרייזן | געוואלדיגע רווחים‬

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‫"כ'האב עס‬ ,‫פרובירט‬ ‫און געזעהן‬ ‫הצלחה‬ ‫ דרך‬..."!‫פלא‬

SIDDUR GEMACH Sfard: Friedman 845-6087830 Ashkenaz: Shulman845 352 1756 or 845-826-6718 GEMACH FOR MEZUZOS 362.2333 MODEST HOSPITAL GOWN GEMACH for maternity or hospitalization Tzniusdige &

‫הייליגער‬ :‫רמ"ק זי"ע‬

GOWN GEMACH. South Monsey Ladies gown gemach. Please call or text after 5pm. 347-278-1278 SIDDUR/CHUMASH GEMACH 558.4774

:‫ּבַאקס‬-‫פון אונזער וואויס‬

– !‫ אויסגעהיילט‬,‫"ב"ה‬ ‫יא! "סגולת הרמ"ק" איז‬ ‫א כח וואס מ'קען נישט‬ "!‫ערקלערן‬


Hamaspik of Rockland is looking to hire Male and Female PARA Professionals to work in the late afternoon hours. Great Pay. Training will be provided. Please email your resume to: Rsteif@hamaspikrockland.org; Fax:845-503-1239; Phone: 845-503-0239

HAMASPIK

Looking for female to spend two and a half hours a day with a young lady with special needs. Flexible hours. Driver’s License required. Please call Esty Schonfeld 845-425-5011.

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Classifieds BECHER GEMACH Real bechers from our free-loan gemach. 845-377KOS1(5671) KosYeshuos@ gmail.com COAT RACK GMACH Coat racks and hangers available for your simcha. Please call 845-356-9841 REFLECTOR GEMACH: Be safe! If ur having guests or having a simcha and need reflectors call 347-977-6816 HEATER GEMACH 845 362 8666 CHUPPA CARDS. Please call or text after 5pm. 347-278-1278 WE ACCEPT clothing, shoes and household items in brand new condition. To donate or receive please call 845 425 7214

booties.located on Gwen 352-7628 ARE YOU ON BED REST? We do the laundry for you. call 213-7437 (also looking for volunteers)

// gemachim // dresses & gowns // lost

Dirty trash bin?

LET US CLEAN IT FOR YOU.

845.839.4024 info@mrcancleaning.com www.mrcancleaning.com

DRESSES/GOWNS ONE OF A KIND Magnificent cream dress size 0-2 for sale/rent. Please call 845.200.4326 CUSTOM HALBERSTAM Black/white gown/dress size 8-10 for rent. For more info call 845.425.0924 White & black velvet wedding dress for sale. Size 10-12. Please call: 845-587-2001. Mechtinsta black and silver beading gown to sell size 12 call 845-425-8454 Blush gown size 0 845.352.4686

BECHER GEMACH (not zmiros) please call 845642-0910

2 kids size 4 black glitter Sonia Rykiel gowns (More sizes possibly avail) 718.237.1549

BRIS GEMACH Beautiful new poya with outfit ,blanket, hat and

3/4 sleeved Kalla gown with beaded top rent/ sale 1100/1700. Size 2. Call 845 5876411

Find&Co. black mechateniste gown worn once 16/20 for sale 352.4686 Black Velvet and white gowns size 14 for rent call 845-3520980 2 B/W Gowns size 12 and size 14 kids Call 845-352-0982 pink/mauve dress size 2-4 $225.00 call (845)352-5916 Girls Size-2 Gown layers of tulle & organza tinge of peach color. Only $200. 845-4253782 size 6 cocktail length black/ black and white dress for rent or sale. 3474860344. Navy & Gold Gown for Rent size 4- 718-837-2021

Pink/Blush gown size 4 for $475 please call 845-352-1650 Pink Gown sz 2-4 Teen for sale. 845 425 4578 Blush Gowns sz 14 & 16 kids 845 425 4578 Maternity Black & Silver Mechutenista Dress for Sale. Size Small. 845-263-9404. Pink Gowns for sale sz 8 & 10 kids 845-263-9404 2 white/cobalt blue teen gowns, also mauve/white little girl’s gown size 8. 845519-7747 navy champagne gown, size 8. pls call 845-521-6544 dress for rent size 2. Please call 426-7460

A Goldy Shik size 0-2, Velvet and blue dress, call 845-7825694

Black and gold maternity gown - 8453520926

Ivory gown, mauve/gold, brocade inlay, size 6-8. t 845323-2434

kids simcha dresses white/ white black sz 2-12 for sale 35. Some new. Teen 6 ivory gold $275. 3711765

Electrolysis

10+ years experience Using multiple needle and methods E l i s h E va s w i at yc k i • 347.714.2106

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POWDER_COUTURE 178 Route 59- Suite 4 Monsey, NY 10952

black and white maternity dress for rent. For more info call 845.376.3412.

maternity mechateniste dress black for rent. Size M. Please call 845-578-5750.

white and green dress for sale-size 2. Please call/text 845-269-8649.

White & Black Ladies gown size 14 – 354-1934

Black and white dress\gown size 6-8. For more info call: 356-2368 Ivory/pink girls gowns for rent approx sizes 5, 6, 8, 12 Call 347-300-1679 off white vort/chasunah dress to sell $150 size 4 call 845-356-6215 White- silver- royal blue floral Size 4 gown to rent for $350. Text 845-642-3904 teenage/young married gown.Size 4-6 Wine velvet top, silk floral skirt. Call/text 274-2079 ladies sz 14 black/gold/ silver gown for sale/rent 9176932442 teens black and gold gown size 8 for sale for $600, call 845- 596-6501

White & Black children’s gown size 5 & 12-14 sale/rent – 354-1934 Black and pink wedding dress size 4-6 to sell. Please contact 5963406 2 Navy gowns size 0-2. Please call:845-376-3919 Black & Gold Gown sz 4 for rent. also Black & silver gown sz 0/2 call/text 845 274 3366 Black and white dress size 0-00. For rent. Call: 845-3563652. tenoim/chasunah dress size 2 for sale /rent call for details 845-426-7810 Klienfeld kallah gown size 2 for sale. please call 845-2744554

(845) 356-3731 www.powdercouture.com info@powdercouture.com

Tri County Care is seeking to hire a Care Coordinator in the Monsey location to support people with Developmental Disabilities and their families. Job Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years relevant experience and a sincere desire to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities. Fulfilling and rewarding work. Great compensation and opportunity for promotion. Excellent office environment! Please submit resume to m.schwartz@tricountycare.org

black slenderizing maternity gown for rent. Please call 845-352-1317.

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STARCARE Eligible for Medicare? Turning age 65? Consider a medicare supplement plan to complete your out of pocket cost, not paid by medicare.

Classifieds green velvet dress size 2 for sale. call/txt 917-309-7490

and girls gowns. Please call: 8454252309

Green gown size 0-2 for sale call/txt 216-9975

black lace with soft colored embroidered flowers on silk n wool gown sz 6-8 for rent pls call 347-243-1822

black and white dress size 2. Very reasonable price 845 356 0016 Black Maternity Chasuna dress, with flowers Size Medium $150 In New Square Please call: 826-6733 Childrens Black and white gowns for rent size 8-10 and 12-14 Call 352-4237 size 8/10 black wedding/ tenoyim dress for rent. Call 845-422-0125 or 845-694-9573 black and white gown for rent. Size 6. Please call/txt 8452639747

Insurance Brokerage

Mrs. R. Rchwartz A20 agent Phone: 845.782.3449 Urgent/Express Service: 845.263.0617

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black and white mechatainesta gown size 2. Please call or txt 8456598475 deep blue gowns for sale woman’s sizes small and medium. Matching teen

B&W wedding dress adult size 4,6, 8-10, for rent, dressrental3207@gmail.com call 845-425-3207

LOST baby boy Scotch Bonnet coat Shiny Black size 4 with beige fur. 347-350-1148, Canon powershot G9 Camera on Motai Shabbes Cahnuka In Forshay shul or Evergreen or International Taxi please call 718-415-3885

FOUND Baby boy’s pompom hat in North Cole area a while ago. Call 426-1972


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‫ביי א רייכע באנקעט פארגאנגענעם חודש אלול‬ ‫אויפצוטרייבן געלט לטובת דעם פריזן ריפארם ביל‬

‫צוזאמען מיט'ן קאנגרעסמאן פון‬ ‫יוטא ביי האדמו"ר מסקווירא‬

‫‪Rabbi Ephrati speaking at FountainView Monsey at Agra D’pirka Legal Holiday Program‬‬

‫אסיפת חיזוק פאר די עלטערן פון מוסדות בנות דרך ישראל | בילדער אבי ס‪.‬‬

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‫העסקן ר' משה מארגערעטן פון ‪ Rockland Sleep Center‬ביים שתד'לען לטובת דעם 'פריזן ריפארם ביל'‬


‫עקסנים פון וועד העירוב ביים פאררעכטן דעם עירוב אין מאנסי‬

‫אבות ובנים אין בית המדרש פארקוויא‬

‫מלוה מלכה לטובת ביהמ”ד ווישאווע | בילדער אבי ס‪.‬‬

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‫שמחת בית באבוב ‪45‬‬ ‫שמחת החתונה של נכד האדמו"ר מבאבוב ‪ 45‬החתן בן לבנו הרה"ג ר' יוסף אונגער ר"י ישיבה קטנה ד'באבוב ‪ 45‬חתן הגה"צ רבי אליעזר שמעי' לעוו נשיא תפארת אליעזר‬ ‫הכלה בת הרה"ג ר' דוד דוב אונסדארפער רב תולדות אפרים בן הגה"צ ר' יעקב אלי' אונסדארפער אב"ד ראשית חכמה מאנטריאל חתן כ"ק הגה"צ גאב"ד סיגעיט‬


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‫‪845.746.8076‬‬

‫רו˜ט ‡ווע˜ „י‬ ‫טונ˜עלע ווענט וו‡ס‬ ‫˘טערן ‡ייער בחור‬ ‫פון מˆליח זיין‬

‫„ורך ‡ריינבל‡זן‬ ‫‡ין ‡יהם‬

‫˘מחה‬ ‫‡ון חיו˙!‬ ‫המחנך הרב‬

‫חיים הער˘‬ ‫לעב‡וויט˘‬ ‫מנהל מכון 'מכ‡ן ו‡ילך'‬

‫מיט זיין ל‡נ‚יערי‚ע‬ ‫ע˜ספערטיז ב˘„ה החינוך‪,‬‬ ‫וועט בס"„ ‡ויפבויען ‡ין‬ ‫‡ייער ˜ינ„ זיינע ˘ט‡ר˜ע‬ ‫כוחו˙‪‡ ,‬ון ‡יהם ‡רויפפירן‬ ‫‡ויפן „רך הי˘ר‪ ,‬זיך ˆו‬ ‫˜ענען ספר‡ווען מיט‬ ‫˘ווערי‚˜ייטן ‚רינ‚ ‡ון‬ ‫עפע˜טיוו‬


‫מסיבת זאת חנוכה בת"ת וויען מאנסי‪‎‬‬

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‫האדמו"ר מסקווירא בניחום אבלים אצל בני האדמו"ר מקאשוי זצ"ל | בילדער אבי ס‪.‬‬


‫ב״ה‬

ANASH OF GREATER MONSEY PRESENTS

‫ירחי כלה‬ YARCHEI ‫ויום עיון‬

KALLAH

DAY OF LEARNING

In honor of ‫כ"ד טבת‬, Yohrtzeit of the Alter Rebbe ‫נ״ע‬, ‫בעל התניא והשו”ע‬, all men are invited to a day of in-depth learning delving into the Torah of the ‫בעל ההילולא‬. 9:30am ‫שחרית‬ 10:30am Exploring the Alter Rebbe’s ‫ שיטה‬on ‫ זמנים‬of ‫ תפילה וכיו”ב‬,‫קריאת שמע‬ Rabbi Aron Dovid Gancz - ‫ר”מ בישיבת תומכי תמימים – מאריסטאון‬ 11:30am Tanya as the ‫ספר של בינונים‬. Applying it to today’s times. Rabbi Moshe Gourarie – ‫סגן עורך ספרי “חסידות מבוארת” על ספר התניא‬ 12:15pm An in-depth discussion on ‫שער היחוד והאמונה‬. Rabbi YY Jacobson - world renowned lecturer, author "A Tale of Two Souls" on Sefer Tanya 1:30pm Lunch 2:00pm The Alter Rebbe's ‫ שיטה‬concerning the ‫ מלאכה‬of ‫בורר‬. Rabbi Chaim Dovid Kagan – ‫רב דק”ק בית מנחם‬ 2:45pm The unique approach of the Alter Rebbe in his ‫שלחן ערוך‬ Rabbi Boruch Lesches – ‫מרא דאתרא ק”ק צמח צדק ליובאוויטש מאנסי‬ 3:30pm ‫מנחה‬ 8:30pm ‫מעריב‬ Followed by a Farbrengen. The life and ‫ הסתלקות‬of the Alter Rebbe Rabbi Yisroel Shusterman - Founder, Cheder Chabad of Monsey

D AT E

Tuesday, ‫כ"ד טבת ה’תשע"ט‬

Jan. 1st 2019 LO C AT I O N

Khal Tzemach Tzedek, 2 Langeries Drive, Monsey Coffee and refreshments will be available all day. Hot buffet lunch will be served ‫לע״נ הרה״ח ר׳ צבי ב״ר יקותיאל יהודה ע״ה‬

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‫בהשתתפות הגה"צ ראש ישיבת צאנז בן האדמו"ר מצאנז שליט"א‬

‫מסיבת מלוה מלכה מיוחד לנדיבים בהשתתפות הגה"צ ראש ישיבת צאנז בן האדמו"ר מצאנז בבית מו"ה יעקב אלי' גענוד‬

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‫‪PHOTO CREDIT: JDN‬‬

‫אסיפה כללית להתחלת המגבית 'בונים ביחד' לטובת קרן הבנין של תלמוד תורה דרכי אבות צאנז | בילדער אבי ס‪.‬‬


‫קריאה נרגשת אמע"כ‬

‫אחבנ"י נדיבי לב!‬ ‫למען א‬

‫חי ורעי אדברה נא‬

‫רודפי צדקה וח סד‬

‫די בכל א תר ו א ת ר‪.‬‬

‫ני ישראל נדיבי לב‬ ‫של ח בה אל א חינו ב‬ ‫א מ אנסי‪ ,‬בראשו ת‬ ‫הנ נו בזה בק ריא ה‬ ‫כים דח סידי בעלז‬ ‫פללי שטיבל א בר‬ ‫בנין של ק בע לבית‬ ‫ה' נלך‪ ,‬כאשר מ ת‬ ‫רק ה בונה ‪ -‬בבניית‬ ‫באומ רים לנו בית‬ ‫ליט"א‪ ,‬עומדים בפ‬ ‫ש מ מש‪ ,‬עד שזכו‬ ‫שמח נו‬ ‫יים א ה רן כהנא ש‬ ‫אלער במסירו ת נפ‬ ‫דומ"ץ הרה"ג ר' ח‬ ‫וב ל ש תי מיליאן ד‬ ‫ידידנו ה‬ ‫בר תרמו מכספ ם קר‬ ‫ה א ברכים עצמ ם כ‬ ‫ו‬ ‫ם‪,‬‬ ‫מדרש‬ ‫בסייע ת א דשמיא‪.‬‬ ‫מלאכה לבדם אלא‬ ‫ה בנין עומד על תלו‬ ‫בידם להשלים א ת ה‬ ‫ת‬ ‫א‬ ‫ת‬ ‫לראו‬ ‫הם עוד הון רב‪ ,‬ואין‬ ‫או תו לה יו ת שו תף‬ ‫כל אשר נדבה רוחו‬ ‫פ נים הבנין זקוקים‬ ‫בונה" ה מיועדת ל‬ ‫אך בכדי לסיים א ת‬ ‫כע ת במג בית "א ני‬ ‫ועל כן ה ם יוצאים‬ ‫בכח הרבים‪,‬‬ ‫במלאכ ת הקודש‪.‬‬ ‫כל אחד ואחד‬

‫נו ל‬ ‫פים אליהם לחזק א ת ידם‪ ,‬וקוראים אכלו לסיים המלאכה‬ ‫מ צט ר‬ ‫די שיו‬ ‫לכן הננו ולסייע בידם בסיוע שיש בו ממש בכה ולכבוד החסידות‪.‬‬ ‫דם‬ ‫עט זה לכבוד התור‬ ‫לעמוד לצקרוב בית מקדש מ‬ ‫ולחנוך ב‬ ‫ס יו ת ש בבבל בארץ‬ ‫בתי כנ‬ ‫כל מילי דמיטב‪ ,‬ונ‬

‫זכה בקרוב ש יק בעו‬

‫זו תזכו לה ת ברך ב‬ ‫ובזכו ת מצוה רבה‬ ‫במהרה בימינו א מן‪.‬‬ ‫ביא ת משיח צדק נו‬ ‫ישראל ב‬ ‫זה בא נו על הח תום‬ ‫ועל‬

‫אפעלט‬

‫יעדע נ‬

‫ה‬ ‫ג‬ ‫ע‬ ‫תינ ד‬ ‫‪36‬‬ ‫שעה‬

‫פון מאנטאג וארא ‪11:00AM‬‬ ‫ביז דינסטאג וארא ‪11:00pM‬‬


‫‪PHOTO CREDIT: JDN‬‬

‫מלוה מלכה לטובת ביהמ"ד ווילעדניק | בילדער אבי ס‪.‬‬

‫שמחת החתונה של בת הגה"צ אב"ד ווענגרוב | בילדער אבי ס‪.‬‬

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‫‪ 36‬שעה‬ ‫של בניי'‬

‫מאנטאג‬ ‫דינסטאג‬ ‫פ' וארא‬

‫יעדן'ס נדבה בויט!‬

‫אפעלט‬

‫יעדע נ‬

‫תינה געד‬ ‫‪36‬‬ ‫שעה‬

‫פון מאנטאג וארא ‪11:00AM‬‬ ‫ביז דינסטאג וארא ‪11:00pM‬‬

‫מ‬ ‫י‬ ‫ל‬ ‫י‬ ‫א‬ ‫ד ן‬ ‫אלאר‬ ‫גאול‬


‫‪PHOTO CREDIT: JDN‬‬

‫ו החתן הרב חיים אלעזר צבי בן לבנו הגה"צ רבי ירוחם פישל ראש ישיבת‬ ‫יטש רב דקהל שערי מרדכי במאנטשעסטער בן האדמו"ר מביאלא‬

‫האדמו"ר ממונקאטש באתרא קדישא מירון‬

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‫מסע הקודש של האדמו"ר ממונקאטש לארה"ק לרגל שמחת נשואי נכדו‬ ‫יודעי בינה מונקאטש עב"ג הכלה בת הגה"צ רבי ליבוש ראבינאווי‬

‫מוצאי שבת שבע ברכות בירושלים‬

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