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A PLACE FOR YESHUOS (Re: Week in Review, Issue 221) The coverage of the Ribnitzer Rebbe’s yahrzeit makes mention of the scene being much like Meron. I would like to point out that the gematria of Meron (mem, yud, reish, vav, nun) is 306, which, of course, hints to Route 306 where the beis hachaim is located. Indeed it is well known that many people experience great yeshuos after davening at the kever of the Ribnitzer Rebbe. C.J. Fallsburg, NY
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(Re: What’s His Name?, Issue 221) In the article you published about the sources of common names, it was written that there are names that we assume are Yiddish but are not (the examples brought included the names Getzel, Hertz, etc.). The article asserts that they are German names. May I mention that so are the last names Rosenberg, Spitzer, Eisenberg, etc.? In fact almost all Ashkenazi last names are of German origin… and most Yiddish first names — like Liba, Faiga, Gitta — are of German origin, too. In fact, all original Yiddish words and names, with the exception of Lashon Hakodesh words that are used in the Yiddish language, originated from Old German. As Yidden spread outward from Germany and France and settled in Eastern European countries, many Slavic words entered the Yiddish vocabulary, too. In our generation, those of us living in the English-speaking countries use many English loan words mixed into our Yiddish, and Yiddish speakers in other countries use loan words from their native language, thinking that they are speaking purely Yiddish. This is how languages evolve over time. Languages evolve and names are adopted, and regardless of origin,
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YOUR VOICE A DANGEROUS DRIVE Recent letters about school has prompted me to speak up in the hopes that with public awareness we can create a safer environment for our children. Within the past year or so, I have noticed a disturbing trend that seems to be growing — of school buses with children turning around by backing up in side streets in order to return to the direction they were coming from. It is illegal and very unsafe for a bus to be doing that! I understand that bus drivers are on a very tight schedule, and the growth of Monsey with the traffic situation and ever-expanding coverage areas for bus routes only compound the race against timelines. However, to be saving a minute or two that it would take to drive around the block on the account of safety is unacceptable. Think of the winter with compromised traction, uphill/downhill around town, and little kids trekking in the snow running toward home not necessarily paying attention to the direction their bus is taking after they were dropped off... Let’s unite and voice our objection to this compromise to our children’s safety. If you see a bus make a U-turn or backing up in any which way, do yourself and others a favor, please: Take note of the bus number and report it to the respective bus company/operator. Hopefully they’ll address our concern by conveying the intolerance of such behavior to their drivers. Thanks for being the platform for voicing the views of Monseyites. A Concerned Neighbor
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SO MANY YEARS Esty Mendelowitz What is Mosdos Kever Rachel?
Fifteen years ago, at the height of the intifada, Kever Rachel was a desolate place. Much like Kever Yosef today, Kever Rachel was nearly abandoned, with few people visiting for fear of an Arab attack. Rabbi Moshe Kluger could not let this state of affairs be and sprang into He began by arranging armored buses to Kever established a Kollel of yungeleit tolearn on-site so there would be a constant kol Torah there. The slow trickle of visitors slowly turned into a stream, and today, Kever Rachel. is alive 24 hours a day with the sounds of Torah and tefillah. The day of learning begins with members of the Kollel Chatzos who delve into their studie all night long. At dawn they are joined by the Kollel Ashmuros Haboker. The daytime boasts additional kollelim as well, and today there are about 200 kollel yungeleit learning at Kever Rachel throughout every day. In addition, Mosdos Kever Rachel sponsors and im Habanim Smaicha fund, which distributes assistance to many talmidei chachamim with large families. On top of all this, Mosdos Kever Rachel sponsors busses from all heimishe neighborhoods to bring visitors safely to Kever Rachel. There’s also a coffee room that serves drinks and refreshments to mispallelim at the kever. Can you describe some of the yeshuosthat people have experienced through Mosdos Kever Rachel?
Who else but a mother worries for her children and knows exactly what they need? Mama Rachel is the mother of us all. When we encourage Torah and tefillah at her side, she will surely ask Hashem to grant us everything we need.
When donors submit their names to Mosdos Kever Rachel, the talmidei chachamim dedicate their learning and davening at Kever Rachel to the merit of the donors. We have seen so manyamazing stories of yeshuos and refuos – from people having children after many years, to seemingly hopelessly-ill people experiencing miraculous recoveries – all in the zechus of our beloved Mama Rachel. Gedolei Yisrael throughout the centuries, of every sector and stripe, have encouraged petitioners to turn to Mama Rachel in their time of need. Most recently, Harav Chaim Kanievsky, shlita, has been known to do so. Mama Rachel has always been there for us, and by being there for her, we can experience unbelievable salvation. Mosdos Kever Rachel maintains a 24-hour tefillah line. Yidden from around the globe call in constantly to connect to Mama Rachel, even though they may be far away geographically. Mosdos Kever Rachel maintains a 24-hour tefillah line. Yidden from around the globe call in constantly to connect to Mama Rachel, even though they may be far away geographically. What are Mosdos Kever Rachel’s plans for this upcoming yahrtzeit, Yud Aleph Cheshvan?
If Mama Rachel’s zechus is so strong throughout the year we can only imagine how powerful it is on her yahrtzeit! Mosdos Kever Rachel is organizing a “Maamad Bakashas Rachamim,” where talmidei chachamim will recite several powerful tefillos and tikkunim. You don’t want to be left out of this golden opportunity! Harav Shlomke Zviller, zechuso yagen aleinu, would say, “Di Mama Hut Lib Ven Di Kinder Essen- A mother likes it when her children eat.” To that end, Mosdos Kever Rachel is erecting a massive tent to serve enough food and drink for all the attendees. Since this year’s yahrtzeit is on Shabbos, this also involves preparing Shabbos meals, which cost more.
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Parshas Lech Lecha By: Malka Schneps
This week’s parsha famously begins, “Lech lecha mei’artzecha u’mimoladitecha u’mibeis avicha…” (Bereishis 12:1). Hashem commanded Avraham Avinu to leave behind his land, his birthplace and his father’s house, and blindly set out on a journey to a destination not yet revealed. Essentially, Avraham was commanded to leave behind every external factor that had any influence on who he was, from the nature with which he was born, to his lineage, to the way he was raised, to the environment in which he’d lived until that time, and set out on a journey toward his highest self. Ultimately, Avraham would move so far beyond the boundaries that seemingly defined him that his name was changed. But why did Avraham Avinu have to take a physical journey in order to accomplish this change? Could he not have transcended himself in the place where he was born? There are two answers to this question: (1) The physical journey itself was an integral aspect of Avraham Avinu’s growth; and (2) The destination of that journey was necessary for Avraham’s growth as well. Regarding the physical journey, Hashem sent Avraham Avinu out to travel without revealing to him the final destination of the journey. The Sfas Emes explains that the uncertainty rendered by such a blind journey would remove from a person any false sense of autonomy. When a person is settled in one place and has consistency and predictability in his life and live-
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lihood, he will not feel his dependency on Hashem to the same extent as a person who does not know from one day to the next where he will be or how he will earn his living. A settled person can formulate plans and goals, and seek to do his own will to a far greater extent than a person who is traveling, especially when he does not know his destination. Second, regarding the necessity of Avraham’s destination, the Ramchal explains that while Avraham Avinu was able to perceive Hashem’s existence and His Oneness while living in Ur Kasdim, which was in chutz l’aretz, Avraham would only be able to attain a deeper understanding in Eretz Yisroel, the Eretz Hakodesh. This is the deeper meaning of the lashon in Hashem’s command, “Lech lecha… el ha’aretz asher areka — Go… to the land I will show you.” Hashem is telling Avraham to go to the land where Hashem will show Avraham the deeper perspective of Hashem and Hashem’s hashgacha in this world that Avraham sought. The Ramchal further explains that Eretz Yisroel is the specific place where Avraham Avinu can gain this perspective. Avraham’s characteristic middah is chesed, and Eretz Yisroel is the place that reveals Hashem’s chesed most clearly. Thus, davka in Eretz Yisroel can Avraham be bentched, “And I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great, and you shall be a blessing” (Bereishis 12:2).
In order to achieve his fullest potential, it was necessary for Avraham Avinu to go on a journey in which his dependence on Hashem was felt most keenly, and travel to a place where it would be possible to attain the spiritual heights and closeness to Hashem that he sought. What does this mean for us, Avraham’s progeny? After all, Chazal say, “Maaseh avos siman l’banim — The deeds of the fathers are signs for their children.” The Sfas Emes quotes the Zohar Hakadosh that Hashem is constantly calling out the command “Lech lecha” to all people, at all times. Hashem was not speaking only to Avraham. Only Avraham heard the call. Only Avraham perceived Hashem’s command and acted upon it. Indeed, Hashem did not speak to Avraham because of Avraham’s greatness; Avraham’s greatness was that he chose to listen. Hashem is calling every one of us at all times — He is calling us right now: “Lech lecha.” Do what is right, not what is comfortable and easy. Learn Torah. Do mitzvos. Strive for closeness to Hashem. Do not feel bound by the nature with which you were born, nor the nurture with which you were raised, nor the environment in which you grew up. Every single one of us is capable of rising above these physical limitations to reach our highest potential. It is encoded within our spiritual DNA to succeed; we need only follow in our father’s footsteps.
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Kosher Food Court Just One of Many Amenities As Record-Breaking Shopping Center Opens in New Jersey All eyes are on East Rutherford, New Jersey, where an mega-mall featuring shopping, entertainment and a kosher food court recently opened to the public, with its owners hoping to attract 40 million visitors per year. Located next to MetLife Stadium, the massive entertainment complex known as American Dream had a limited opening at the end of October. Built by a Jewish family from Minnesota, the 3 million-square-foot mall is a $5 billion project that will ultimately include an indoor ski slope, a Legoland Discovery Center, an aquarium, a Ferris wheel, a miniature golf course and over 300 stores, including Hermes, Saks Fifth Avenue, Zara and Century 21. Kosher Today reported that a kosher food court will be among the American Dream’s many dining options with pizza, fried chicken and both Israeli and Chinese cuisine to be available six days a week. The mall is a project of the Triple Five Group, a Canadian real estate firm owned by the Ghermezian family, whose portfolio includes two other massive shopping complexes — Mall of America in Minnesota and West Edmonton Mall in Alberta. American Dream president Don Ghermezian said that visitors to the mall will find it to be “the realization of their wildest dreams.” Currently, the only sections of the American Dream that are open to the public are the ice skating rink and the largest indoor theme park in the Western Hemisphere, featuring over 35 rides for children of all ages and the world’s steepest roller coaster. Triple Five plans to continue opening sections of American Dream in stages, with the first retail stores expected to open this coming spring.
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ה א' ר
חלק ג' ,איז ידיעות פון די מצוות התורה ,אויף גאר א גרינגן און רייכן אופן ,פונעם ספר המצוות הקצר -די לעצטע ספר וואס די הייליגע חפץ חיים האט געשריבן סוף פון זיין לעבן.
חלק ב' ,איז 5מינוט קורצע הלכות ,פון די ספר כיבוד אב ואם אויף שולחן ערוך ,פון הגאון ר' אברהם יאראוויטש זצ"ל חבר הביד"צ דירושלים.
חלק א' ,איז מעשיות פון די חז"ל ארויסגענומען פון די גמרא בבלי ירושלמי מדרשים און זוהר הקדוש ,דאס זייער אינטערעסאנט און ציענד ,אויך איז דאס אנגעפולט מיט יראת שמים און מדות טובות, אויך וועלן זיך די קינדער באקענען מיט די לעבנס געשיכטע פון הייליגע תנאים ואמוראים ,און וויסן ווער איז געווען וועמענס תלמוד, אין וועלכע צייט האט ער גלעבט ,און פאסירונגען פון זיין לעבן, וכדומה.
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ה ב' ר
עס איז אבער נישט גענוג צו זיין א איד מיט די גוף ,הענט פיס מויל אויער ,דעריבער וועלן מיר אויך יעדן טאג לערנען א קורצע שיעור אינעם הייליגן ספר חובת הלבבות ,אויף א ספעציעל גרינגן שפראך ,כדי אז די קינדער זאלן אויך וויסן וויאזוי איז מען א איד אין הארץ -און וויאזוי טראכט א איד.
די ציל איז אז יעדער אינגל זאל האבן די מעגליכקייט צו מאכן א סיום אויף גאנץ שולחן ערוך אורח חיים ,און עס געדענקען אויף א גאנץ לעבן .ווי אינגער דו הייבסט אן אלץ מער וועסטו קענען.
פאר יעדע יו"ט וועלן מיר בעז"ה לערנען די הלכות פון יענעם יו"ט.
פארגעלערנט אויף גאר א קורצן און גרינגען אופן אז יעדער זאל קענען מיטהלאטן און פארשטיין ,און קענען איבערחזר'ען אין דעם קונטרס אויף אידיש ,און אזוי עס קונה זיין אויף אייביג ,איינמאל א וואך וועט זיין א חזרה מיט א בחינה ,נאך יעדע מקצוע וועט זיין א חזרה מיט א בחינה אויף דעם מקצוע ,דאס אלעס וועט זיין באגלייט מיט שיינע מסיבות און מתנות לויט די כבוד וואס עס פאסט זיך פאר צוקונפטיגע דיינים.
מיר וועלן לערנען שולחן ערוך אורח חיים אופן סדר ,מיט די פירוש סדרי הלכה אויף אידיש ,פון הגאון ר' נפתלי הירצקא האלצער שליט"א, וואס ער האט געשריבן ספעציעל פאר אונזער מתמידים ,וואס דאס איז צוזאם גענומען אלע פוסקים און אלע שיטות ביז הלכה למעשה ,מיט די מקורות אויף יעדע הלכה.
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חבורת שונה הלכות איז פון מאנטאג ביז דארנעשטאג,
ווילסט אויסוואקסן א דיין? ..ענדיגן גאנץ שולחן ערוך אורח חיים?
הכנה לבר מצוה
ה ג' ר
עס וועט זיין באגלייט מיט חשבו'ע מסיבות ווי עס פאסט פאר א אינגל וואס גרייט זיך ריכטיג צו צו זיין בר מצוה.
חלק ג' ,איז מעשיות פון חז"ל און צדיקים ,בנוגע בר מצוה.
לדוגמא -וואס איז דאס די יצר טוב? וואס איז אנדערש ווען מ'האט שוין די יצר טוב? פארוואס זעהט מען בחורים וואס די בר מצוה איז נישט מער ווי א שיינע פארטי? אבער זיי ווערן גארנישט אנדערש נאך די בר מצוה?
חלק ב' ,איז אלעס פון אידישקייט וואס א בר מצוה בחור דארף וויסן, כדי די יצר טוב וואס ער באקומט אין די טאג פון די בר מצוה זאל בלייבן ביי אים
חלק א' איז הלכות תפילין און קרי"ש ותפלה אופן סדר פון שולחן ערוך מיט די פירוש סדרי הלכה אויף אידיש ,פון הגאון ר' נפתלי הירצקא האלצער שליט"א ,וואס ער האט געשריבן ספעציעל פאר אונזער מתמידים ,וואס דאס איז צוזאם גענומען אלע פוסקים און אלע שיטות ביז הלכה למעשה, מיט די מקורות אויף יעדע הלכה ,די בחורים וועלן באקומען א קונטרס דאס איבערצוחזר'ען במשך פון די וואך ,מיט א בחינה אויסצופילן און צוריקברענגען די קומענדיגע זונטאג
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די סדר הלימודים איז אויסגעשטעלט אז מ'קען אנהייבן וועלכע וואך מ'וויל ,און ביז 12וואכן וועט מען האבן אלעס געלערנט.
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The man in M.R. Stefanik Airport in Bratislava shifted his small valise to his right hand. Even its relatively low weight was heavy for him. Either his age was catching up with him, or this trip was just not doing him much good. But he was the one responsible for the fact that he had come here, so he had no one else to blame. “Mr. Joe Ludmir?” A taxi driver leaning on his car stood up when he approached. “That’s you, right?” “Right.” The man nodded at him. “I see that you recognized me, despite the years that have passed.” “Of course,” the driver, a local, replied. “You’ve hardly changed.” Sure, only fifteen years had been added to his age since his last visit here, but giving compliments to a tourist who hired one as a driver for his entire trip could surely be very profitable. Joe’s lips curved into a halfsmile, and he let the driver put his valise into the trunk. “Is that all?” the driver asked in surprise. “Like then?”
“You remember well; I don’t like traveling with too many things.” He ran his fingers through his gray-white hair and straightened his small yarmulke. “If I lack for something, I’m sure you’ll be very happy to buy it for me.” The streets hadn’t changed much in the last fifteen years, and Joe couldn’t decide if he remembered them so well from his wandering around during that visit, or from the many photos he had taken to capture every single corner of the city of his birth. He leaned back and looked out the window in silence. Every so often, between the buildings, he could see the glistening waterline of the Danube, with the Bratislava Castle rising up behind it. “Did you visit the castle last time you were here?” the driver asked when he saw his guest gazing at the castle’s famous turrets. Joe nodded. He didn’t know what it was, but something about this city enveloped him in a cloak of depression. “We’re going to Mamaison, right?” the driver confirmed. “You reserved a room in that hotel, yes?”
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“Yes, I have a confirmed reservation,” the tourist answered heavily. “How do you like it there?” “It’s excellent. Great personal service and high standards.” “Because if you are disappointed, sir, my mother rents rooms out to tourists. Everything in her house is clean and pleasant and new. She renovated last year.” “I hope I won’t be disappointed with the hotel.” Joe Ludmir smiled. “I’m sure the service at your mother is excellent too, but if you remember everything about me so well, you certainly remember that I have special requirements regarding food, and Mamaison is able to accommodate me with that.” “Oh, yes.” The driver nodded in understanding. “You’re a religious Jew. You eat only kosher, right?” “Right.” Joe fell silent again. The taxi drove up into the parking lot of the former Jewish Hospital, which had been converted to a hotel in recent years. The driver took the valise out of the trunk and followed his passenger. He put the suitcase down in front of the reception desk, and Joe turned to him. “Thank you,” he said as he pulled out his wallet. “Where to tomorrow and when?” the driver asked. “Do you want to go where all the tourists like to go? The Bratislava Castle, the Museum of Clocks, the National Gallery, or the —” “No, not at all.” Ludmir looked at the sky, which was turning pink, through the open door. “In the morning I’ll have some research to do. I’ll let you know around lunchtime when we’ll be going and where.” “No problem,” the driver said, and Joe turned back to the desk clerk. “First time here?” the desk clerk asked, swiping the credit card. “Oh, no, I see that it’s your second time. Allow us to accept that as a compliment.” Joe smiled. “Last time wasn’t my first visit in this city, either,” he said. “I was born here. Like most Jewish children in Bratislava of those years.” *****
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The second time was not as hard as the first; the third time was even easier, and by the fourth time, he entered the room without even pausing at the threshold. He put down his hat and jacket and sat down on the chair next to the bed. Shabsi crossed the room to bring over the other chair, and Binyamin stared for a moment at the ceiling fan. Another once or twice on this job, and he’d be able to buy himself a new hat. The grayish hat he had seen the first time still remained etched in his memory, but he could not pinpoint what exactly had frightened him so much then. Obviously, everyone passes away eventually, and it’s very sad, and it’s clear that no one can take
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plant in the middle of the small hallway and murmured the first perek of Tehillim, then the second and third… and then perek dalet… Just as he finished perek hey, he heard someone clearing her throat from the doorway of the room. He understood that he was supposed to go back and take up his position again. But sitting on the chair where he had been a few moments earlier was a thick envelope. He looked at the chair, wondering what this was about. Mr. Katz’s daughter spoke up from where she stood. “We’ll be leaving here in about two hours, and I don’t want to take that envelope with me. But I don’t want to leave it here unguarded either…” She was crying again, and Binyamin fixed his gaze on the tips of his shoes. They were pretty rubbed out, though hopefully a good polish would help… “I… I want to ask if you can guard the envelope for now, without talking about it… because it’s very precious… And after the levayah…” She sniffed. “After the levayah, I’ll send someone to pick it up from you.” At the end of her sentence, she choked up again; a few seconds later, she was gone. The envelope was a bit heavy and full of lumps. Binyamin bit his lip but went over to the bed and stuck the envelope into the inside pocket of his jacket. Then he went back to his place and opened his Mishnayos again. A minute later Shabsi walked in. “It’s almost neitz,” he said, somewhat cheerfully, and sat back down. “That means that we should be finished here soon. I think that the rest of the family is starting to arrive. I think I saw the
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They said it was two harrowing encounters with death — tragedies that doctors felt could have been avoided with the proper medical facilities — that set Ida Barry Ryan on the path to establishing a hospital in Suffern.
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She lived on an impressive mountaintop estate on the outskirts of Suffern — in the Montebello Mansion — but she was not one too high on her horse to turn a blind eye to the plight of her neighbors.
IT WAS AT THE TURN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, and the small village of Suffern, secluded as it was, was burgeoning. The Erie Railroad had put Suffern on the map, just as it did Monsey and Spring Valley, and visitors were quick to notice its rural grandeur. Slopes overlooking the vistas of untouched nature provided impressive views and enchanting beauty, and travelers were attracted to its charm. It took but a few short years for resort hotels to spring up and the upper crust New Yorkers to avail themselves of the sweeping expanses of undeveloped land. While the super-wealthy would rent out estates in the area or purchase land on which they’d build private summer resorts, many came to visit just for the afternoon, or for a short getaway at one of the hotels in the area. Some 20 times a day, a train would stop at the grand Victorian depot in Suffern, and out would spill
tourists coming for their share of natural beauty in the cooler rural atmosphere. What this secluded village had in natural beauty, it sorely lacked in medical care. At that time, any necessary medical treatment was administered by one of Suffern’s three local physicians. And if one’s condition was beyond their expertise, the patient would need to travel to one of the nearby hospitals in Nyack, Middletown or Paterson, New Jersey. However, the railroad’s timetable would too often not accommodate the need, espeThe Montebello Mansion. COURTESY OF THE GRECO COLLECTION, SUFFERN FREE LIBRARY, SUFFERN, NY cially in situations when time was of essence. In those cases, patients would be transported via horse and wagon to the hospital over the rugged dirt erect a stately summer home. They named their estate roads. Sadly, if the injury a patient sustained wouldn’t the Montebello Mansion, Montebello being Italian for kill him, the trip and the delay in treatment often “beautiful mountain.” This home was by far not the only luxury residence of Ryan, who would eventually bewould… At the end of the nineteenth century, New York come the tenth wealthiest man in the world. In the winter of 1901, while waiting for her private wealthy financier Thomas Fortune Ryan (does a name the man make?) and his wife Ida Barry Ryan pur- railroad car at the Erie Railroad depot in Suffern, Mrs. chased the former Groesbeck mansion on the outskirts Ryan was privy to an incident of delayed medical treatof Suffern, a hilltop estate with a commanding view ment and its deadly repercussions. There, she saw an of the Ramapo Mountains, and hired top architects to injured railroad worker lying inert, waiting for a train bound to Paterson to transport him to the hospital. The man did not even make it until the THE MAN DID NOT EVEN MAKE IT UNTIL THE train. The wait for transportation had snuffed out his chance TRAIN. THE WAIT FOR TRANSPORTATION HAD of survival. And if this were not enough SNUFFED OUT HIS CHANCE OF SURVIVAL. of an impetus, some time later, the wife of Mrs. Ryan’s coachman could not be moved to the hospital when in danger, and an unsuccessful emergency surgery was performed on her by local doctors on Ryan’s own estate. After this incident, Mrs. Ryan could no longer passively look on as lack of proper medical care got in the way of people’s lives. She got to work, dug into her fortunes and proceeded to underwrite the establishment of Good Sam Hospital. (If she’d had it her way, it would go by Home and not Hospital, because she did not like the connotation the word “hospital” The original hospital on Orange Avenue. The addition is seen on the left. On the right is had.) the original building, with the cupola seen used as the operating room. Wasting no time, in July COURTESY OF THE GRECO COLLECTION, SUFFERN FREE LIBRARY, SUFFERN, NY
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Receipt of a bill issued by Good Sam Hospital in 1909. An eight-week stay cost $56, $1 per day! COURTESY OF THE GRECO COLLECTION, SUFFERN FREE LIBRARY, SUFFERN, NY
and from there the patients kept coming. Ten patients were seen in the following month, and by year’s end, the hospital had to be expanded. A two-story addition was constructed to the left side of the mansion. Back in the day, hospital rates were $1 per day for the wards and $10 to $14 per day for a private room. With the growth both of the population and the hospital’s popularity, the patient base as well as the hospital facilities continued to expand, with bed capacity reaching 26 in 1907, and 144 patients treated there in that year. The staff had also grown to ten physicians and seven nurses. In the following decade, numerous improvements were made, and by 1917, the space had increased to accommodate 35 patients, and three specialists were added to the staff. The horse-drawn ambulance was also replaced with a new motorized model! In 1926, the Spring Valley ladies auxiliary funded the furnishings for the nursery and a maternity ward in 1927. By 1937, the hospital had expanded to a medical team of 20 doctors and now had 40 beds for patients, and the estate was bursting at its seams. Funds were raised for a new building. At the very end of 1938, the first hospital building on Orange Avenue closed its doors, and the institution relocated to Lafayette Avenue — its present site — where the new structure that was built accommodated 72 patients. Coming full circle, the new location had actually once been the property of Mrs. Ryan.
1902, Mrs. Ryan purchased a Civil War–era estate situated on Orange Avenue at East Park Place in Suffern, across the train tracks, as the home for a hospital that would provide emergency service to the Suffern population of 1,800 and the tourists who frequented the area. Mrs. Ryan negotiated with the doctor who occupied the estate to vacate the property immediately by paying up the lease in just five days. Once the estate was vacant, Mrs. Ryan saw to it that the renovations to convert THE HOSPITAL CONSTANTLY STAYED IN the mansion to a functional emergency medical center began at once, and STEP, EXPANDING, GROWING, EXTENDING on November 12, 1902, the seven-bed medical center was opened. The man— AND IMPLEMENTING MEDICAL sion’s front parlor served as the reception area, the skylighted cupola housed ADVANCES IN THEIR FACILITIES. the operating room reached by a handoperated elevator, and there was a fully equipped kitchen. Six doctors made up the pioneer medical staff, headed by Dr. Demarest of Suffern, among them two surgeons from Paterson and a consultant from Tuxedo. Four women took on the nursing duties, which included kitchen work, cleaning, patient care and helping out in the operating room. Fifteen days after its opening, on November 27, the first patient was admitted to the hospital, a “Willie Mann, age 12, from Hillburn,” who fractured his femur. The next patient was “John Rae, 40 years old, from The main entrance to the new building on Lafayette Avenue. Suffern,” with a stab wound, COURTESY OF THE GRECO COLLECTION, SUFFERN FREE LIBRARY, SUFFERN, NY
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29, 1950, the “average census” at that time “hovered around 103 patients, with not infrequent overcrowding, which has at times pushed the figure up to 128. Because of the obvious impossibility of placing all these patients, beds have been placed in public halls at times and patients are cared for in these corridors.” At that time, the institution included 46 physicians, eight nurses and four operating rooms. The growth further exploded just five years later with the opening of the Tappan Zee Bridge in 1955, which brought Construction of the Tappan Zee bridge caused tremendous new residents to the area, and growth in the area population. PHOTO CREDIT: NEW CITY LIBRARY the hospital constantly stayed in step, expanding, growing, This capacity, too, soon became inadequate, and so extending — and implementing medical advances in utility and other rooms were converted into bedrooms their facilities. In 1959, a new pavilion was opened, followed by a and some private rooms were converted to semi-private. five-story, $7 million health facility with two 35-bed The hospital could now accommodate 92 people. According to a report in The Journal News on August medical/surgical floors and a maternal and newborn
THEN AND NOW The 1,000-acre Montebello Mansion estate had a two-lane bowling alley, electric elevator, a working farm with an on-site greenhouse, and a total of 13 fireplaces in its 44 rooms. Nearby, Ryan had also constructed five smaller mansions for their sons, some of which are still standing today. Today, the road off Montebello Road leading to Estate Drive, where the Montebello Mansion stands, is Ryan Mansion Drive, the location of Ryan Mansion Estates, a gated 55+ community. Behind the Mansion is another street with beautiful homes names Fortune Way. Perched on this hilltop in Montebello, Ryan’s original mansion still stands in its stateliness. It is currently used as commercial space and is for sale with an asking price of $12 million.
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Today, the ease of access to medical care that the hospital with 286 staffed beds provides has made most of us beneficiaries of the original groundwork laid in a small mansion housing seven beds. Sources: South of the Mountains, the quarterly publication of Historical Society of Rockland County; Wikipedia; The Journal News Archives
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The sounds of suffering combined with the pungent smell of antiseptic and the ever-present beep-beepbeep of machinery are enough to make most people pick up their feet and flee the hospital at the first opportunity — but not so Rabbi Yisroel Kahan. For him, a day in the hospital is just another day doing what he loves: helping Yidden when they need it most. “You know what they say, ‘Find work you love and you’ll never work a day in your life’?” Rabbi Kahan asks me. “Well, that’s what happened with me.” What started out nearly 19 years ago as a spare-time mitzvah evolved into a full-time occupation. Initially, Rabbi Kahan volunteered through Bikur Cholim at Westchester Medical Center, visiting patients, stocking food cabinets and comforting families. “I was still in kollel at the time, but this was my special mitzvah,” he tells me. “I was at the hospital whenever I had the chance.” But it was his being offered a job as the administrator of Monsey Health Center that really kickstarted Rabbi Kahan’s career in health care. “I began dealing with doctors and emergencies, and became busy ensuring patients were well taken care of.” Over time, Rabbi Kahan became a familiar face in many New York–area hospitals, though Rockland and Westchester County hospitals received the bulk of his attention. “One day, Good Sam Hospital offered me the job as an official liaison to the frum com-
munity. They wanted someone who could serve as a bridge between Orthodox patients and the medical staff, and to help the hospital understand the needs of the frum patient. I was already doing that, so I said, ‘Why not? I’m here anyway! Why not get paid for it?’” Rabbi Kahan explains that the hospital tries to go out of its way to accommodate the heimishe population to the greatest extent possible. As one example, he tells me that while the new mother-and-baby wing was being constructed, the engineers wired the unit with motion sensors in the bathrooms in order to help the Yidden avoid the issue of flipping switches on Shabbos and yom tov… “When I was given a tour of the new unit, I had to explain to them that motion sensors were very problematic… They then rewired the whole unit and put in regular switches. It was a well-intentioned effort to make things more comfortable for us.” It’s not only an example of Good Sam’s accommodation of the frum population; it’s also an example of Rabbi Kahan’s role as a liaison. He’s there to serve in any manner that helps Orthodox patients have the easiest time in a
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place where hardship abounds. But his work isn’t just limited to the frum community. “In my other role as a liaison to the local government, I’ve made many contacts with people outside of the frum community. Plenty of nonJewish acquaintances have contacted me for guidance while in the hospital. If there’s someone in need and I have the ability, I’m more than happy to help.”
OVERCOMING THE COMMUNICATION GAP
cause medical procedures and health conditions can be difficult to understand, and even slight nuances can result in variances in guidance, it is important that shailos be presented correctly. When needed, Rabbi Kahan will help families ask those shailos, even setting them up with knowledgeable poskim should their own rav be unfamiliar with the specifics of the condition or procedure. “A family with an extremely sick baby was once told by the doctors that they should be in touch with their rav regarding what to do should the baby take a turn for the worst. They called a rav and was told that they should wait until the numbers started dropping and then call him back for guidance. When they hung up and relayed the message to the doctor, he looked at me in surprise. This advice showed a lack of medical understanding, because babies fight very hard until the last minute, and they might appear to be hanging on, but then in a second things can spiral out of control. There’d be no time to call for a psak then. The family needed to be prepared. “I asked the family if I could call a rav wellversed in these situations and we got him on the line. He ended up speaking with the doctor and giving his psak. When he hung up, the doctor turned to me and asked where the rabbi had
It may be a local doctor, a family member, Hatzoloh, a social worker, a chaplain or even a concerned nurse who contacts Rabbi Kahan to let him know someone in the hospital could use his services. Though Rabbi Kahan works with patients in all units of the hospital, he usually spends most of his time in the emergency room or ICU, where patients are most desperate for his help. “Sometimes family members just need a support person there to help them make decisions about care, to understand the choices available. That can involve translating or explaining complicated medical terminology in plain language. There are also times when a patient will refuse life-saving or otherwise important treatment because of fear and lack THE ANTI-DUMPING ACT of information. In these Under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act cases, I’ll explain to them (EMTALA), a hospital with the capability to treat a person the procedure or tell them with an unstable medical condition, which was not able to about the attending physician’s history. Many times be correctly treated at the original hospital, is required to that same doctor also has accept a transfer of a patient capable of travel, regardless privileges in larger hospiof their ability to pay. This law ensures that patients with tals and performs the same Medicaid or no insurance aren’t dumped at hospitals that procedures there. That’s aren’t equipped to care for them. information that can help patients feel much more comfortable. There are also times when a patient needs to be transferred to a facility with more advanced treatments and equipment, and I’ll help them facilitate the transfer.” Oftentimes shailos come up during the course of a hospitalization, and be-
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THE WAITING GAME gone to medical school, as he was so knowledgeable.” Sadly, tragic stories are not uncommon in any hospital setting, but at least in Good Sam, there’s a frum liaison who helps families navigate the tempest. “I’m here to help them cross the choppy waters,” Rabbi Kahan tells me.
FINDING THE BEST FIT “I sometimes get calls from family members or doctors who explain a situation and ask which hospital is best for a patient to be sent to. It’s important to understand that both small and large hospitals have benefits. “University hospitals such as Columbia, Mt. Sinai, Westchester, etc., certainly have more advanced care in regard to machinery, and they have burn units, for instance, which smaller, local hospitals don’t have. They’re equipped to handle much sicker patients. But for more standard issues, the quality of relationship with doctors is better at local hospitals.” Rabbi Kahan tells me that one of the benefits of a community hospital is that one’s primary care physician will have privileges that enable him to call the shots and monitor the treatments the entire time. “Your local doctor will have his hand in the system. He’ll coordinate
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“Nobody comes to the emergency room for a Chol Hamoed trip” Rabbi Kahan tells me. “Everyone is anxious to get out and on with their lives. It’s hard to sit and wait, especially in this instant gratification generation.” Perhaps understanding how the ER operates can help people tolerate what seems to be a slow-moving environment. The first thing to understand, he tells me, is that each patient entering the emergency room is evaluated at triage to determine the severity of their condition. That, combined with the occupancy of the ER and the severity of other patients’ conditions, determines wait time. “A sprained ankle isn’t going to be of the same priority as someone having difficulty breathing. It’s not always first come, first served. Realize that people may have come in with more serious or life-threatening conditions.” It’s also important to understand that even when nothing seems to be happening once one has already entered the treatment area, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes. “Sometimes I will receive a call in which someone says, ‘I’m waiting for over an hour and nothing is happening.’ What they don’t know is that the doctor is waiting for the blood results to come back before taking the next step. For instance, if a doctor wants to order a CT scan with contrast, he’ll first check the health of the kidneys with a blood test to ensure that the body can tolerate the contrast. So while the patient may think that nothing is being done, there are actually things happening behind the scenes. “If a nurse says that results will be available in about 45 minutes, give them some extra time before you approach and ask for results… It’s important to be a mentch and not, chas v’shalom, to make a chillul Hashem. There was once someone who came into the emergency room and was frustrated with the wait. Within a half hour, he had contacted the CEO of the hospital and sent him a nasty letter! To make things worse, the person who did this was an EMT who should have known better. It created such a bad impression of frum Yidden. “Of course, if there is any concern that a patient is in danger, absolutely, go ahead and get attention. Don’t sit by idly. You must advocate for yourself and your loved ones when needed. There is a time and place for patience, and the moment of an emergency is not one... But if there is no danger to life, just wait. Also know that it’s okay to ask questions and get explanations, but not every family member has to ask the nurse for updates. Choose one representative, and stay in your room until approached. Don’t hound the nurse. She has a job to do and other patients to treat.”
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THE HARDEST PART “Seeing children suffer or parents being told there’s
your care. University hosnothing left to do is the absolute hardest part of the job. pitals, on the other hand, It’s very painful.” Rabbi Kahan tells me. “These memories have a lot of trainees, medinever leave me.” cal students and residents While many illnesses and injuries that children suffer who are just getting their are not preventable, Rabbi Kahan tells me that there are feet wet. They’ll have just steps we can take to ensure that our kids are as safe as gotten their medical license and they run around to possible. the various departments to “Neglecting to wear bike helmets and the lack of proper get practice. They won’t yet restraints in the car — either by not correctly restraining have years of medical expecar seats or by neglecting to buckle boosters and seat rience to lean on. That can belts — are the most common causes of unnecessary inbe a downside.” jury. Even a very strong person doesn’t have the strength Choosing a hospital, Rabbi Kahan cautions, is to hold on to a child during an accident because of the not about brand names; it’s force of an impact, even at only 20 to 30 miles an hour. A about finding the right fit. baby can fly out of their arms and hit the front window. “A cardiac patient who It’s so frightening to see parents driving without properly requires a stent or catheterbuckling their children. ization can have it done at “While it’s encouraging to see that Bikur Cholim gives the Mayo Clinic,” he says, “But that’s not needed. It’s thousands of helmets at the annual Chaverim event, it’s something that can be done sad to see the helmets left hanging on the handle bars, anywhere.” the kids neglecting to wear them. It takes seconds to put Procedures such as knee them on, and doesn’t just save lives — it saves weeks and or hip replacements or bamonths in the ICU, rehab and therapy to hopefully restore riactric surgeries can ofa sense of normalcy to a life that was destroyed in a matten easily be done locally ter of seconds. It’s inexcusable to allow a child to ride a as many fine physicians bike without a helmet or to be in a car without a seat belt. who were trained in the university medical centers “I’ve seen too many children seriously harmed. Parents also practice at community are responsible to buckle their children and insist that hospitals. Quality medical they wear helmets. ‘Lo sa’amod al dam rei’echa!’” machinery is also not limited to academic medical centers. Good Sam, for instance, has a $200 million contract with Philips that There’s also a difference between children entitles them to the newest diagnostic and treatand adults when it comes to choosing a hospiment equipment before it hits the market. For non-complicated situations, Rabbi Kahan tal. “When it comes to appendicitis, for example, recommends staying local, both for the compa- you always have to take the child to a hospital rable quality of care, as well as for the fact that it’s with a children’s division, as the local ones are easier for the family to visit the patient due to re- not equipped to handle emergency pediatric duced travel time. A simple fracture, for instance, can receive great treatment at a local hospital, but a more complicated fracture may need to be treated at Westchester Medical Center, which has the only Level 1 trauma center in the region.
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surgery. But if an adult walks into a university hospital for appendicitis, it’s as if they’re walking in with a big sign that says: ‘Please let your residents practice on me!’ Because it’s a relatively simple surgery; it’s one of the first surgeries that residents do.” It’s important to evaluate the nature of a condition when choosing which hospital will provide care. But what if, after being admitted to a hospital, the condition is recognized as needing a different type or level of care? That’s where transfers come in. But even before a transfer is put into motion, Rabbi Kahan suggests considering a consult between the hospital’s doctors and specialists elsewhere. “There are times that we can avoid the physical and monetary burdens that come with a transport by having local doctors consult with top specialists nationwide. When it comes to infection, for instance, sometimes it’s just a matter of getting the right treatment plan, but the treatment itself can be administered in the original location without physically stressing the patient.”
FROM ONE HOSPITAL TO ANOTHER During an emergency every second counts, and oftentimes, even people in complicated, extreme conditions will be taken to a local hospital to be stabilized before being sent to a medical center better equipped for intensive care. “Not a week goes by that I don’t transfer patients,” Rabbi Kahan tells me. “We’re not just talking about local transfers; patients can be sent to Johns Hopkins, Cleveland… to whichever hospital is best equipped to handle a patient’s specific needs.” To set up an interfacility transfer, the doctors at the initial hospital contact the transfer center
at the potential receiving hospital to discuss the case. Once deemed an appropriate transfer, the logistics planning can proceed. When it comes to cases of emergency, no prior authorization is required with insurance companies, but a request for a non-emergency transfer must first receive insurance approval, which may take several days. Once all is approved, transportation must be arranged and a bed made available. Some hospitals, such as Cleveland Clinic, have their own airplane and medical crew for transporting patients. Other hospitals will say, “Send us the patient,” and if insurance approves the transfer, the first hospital will arrange transport; otherwise the family will need to contact a private company such as Vital One to get the patient safely to their destination. Because transfers can be complicated and stressful on top of an already nerve-wracking situation, Rabbi Kahan is there for families, helping them through the ordeal. “Whether a patient needs a simple procedure or intense medical intervention, I consider it my honor to help them receive the best, most dignified treatment available. And watching people be helped? That’s the most rewarding part of my job; seeing people who came in broken, extremely sick, or having suffered a severe trauma getting back on their feet. It’s a bracha to watch the Eibishter heal these people.” And it’s a bracha for us — those who use Good Sam hospital — to have Rabbi Kahan, a shliach of help and healing, there when we need him! In addition to being a community liaison, Rabbi Kahan is a member of the Igud Harabbonim medical referral and consultation service, where he assists patients and their families understand halachic ramifications of medical procedures and end-of-life issues. Rabbi Kahan can be reached at 845.232.1303.
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Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll never forget the day an unanchored food closet fell on my four-year-old, knocking her over and coming very close to causing untold harm. Terror ran through me when I saw her little body pinned under the heavy closet, and I could do little more than screech for my older children to summon our next-door neighbor while I bumbled about, trying to correctly punch in Hatzolohâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s phone number. Trembling from head to toe, my wits were not about me, but eventually I reached the dispatcher and help was on the way.
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B B’chasdei Hashem, Hatzoloh pronounced my daughter unharmed. And while she was being examined, my dear neighbor quietly snuck into the kitchen and began cleaning up the spilled oil, sugar and other foodstuffs that were spread far and wide across the floor. Once Hatzoloh left, she bundled up my children and sent them to her house, telling me to rest a while to regain my shattered equilibrium. Such neighbors are a gift from Heaven, and irreplaceable. Blessed with a sixth sense of exactly what to do and when, these types of people are able to comfort and help in ways that may not be obvious to every bystander. Unfortunately, not everyone has such neighbors. When an ambulance pulled up in front of my friend’s house late one afternoon, the neighborhood children gathered around for the show. It was Erev Shabbos and everyone was home. Living on a busy block means that privacy is hoped for, but not always a given. However, even people living on a very busy block should respect the dignity of persons undergoing an emergency. In this case, though, that didn’t happen. Not only did children gather around to see the action; parents, too, stood gawking. Feeling exploited, my friend’s children
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began to cry — their tears no longer solely for their dear brother, who was being rushed to the hospital, but also for the shame of being given public attention they’d never asked for. To make matters worse, a particularly rambunctious boy climbed onto the ambulance and opened the door to get a better view of what was happening inside... Such poor conduct is rare, but great behavior can’t be expected to happen naturally. Our children (and the adults among us for whom that sixth sense of proper emergency decorum is lacking) need to be trained how to react when emergencies occur. Here are some tips to review with your children (and to keep in mind yourself!). STAY OUT OF THE WAY OF ACTION Being rachmanim bnei rachmanim means that we truly care about what is happening to the people around us — causing us to naturally stop, look, question and feel concern when we see an ambulance pull up. But how do we avoid becoming gawkers and actually prove ourselves valuable in an emergency? The first thing to remember is that paramedics need room to enter and exit a house, as well as space to park their vehicles. Never loiter around a home where an emergency is happening, and do gather together any bystanders (especially children) and herd them further down the block, away from the site of action. DIGNITY MATTERS! Emergencies often involve people losing control over their bodily functions or having the patient appear in public dressed in a manner they’d not like others to
NEIGHBORLY CARE DONE RIGHT “My father was rushed to the hospital one Erev Rosh Hashanah. A number of neighbors hung around outside watching, wringing hands, whispering... you know the drill. “One neighbor ran home and came back with all of the simanim for us. While she couldn’t help medically, she certainly helped us get through a difficult time.” -A.S.
“About 20 years ago, I was making chocolate liqueur in my kitchen when the alcohol caught fire. After stopping, dropping and rolling until the flames on my clothes were extinguished, I was still badly burned and was taken to hospital. My nextdoor neighbor very kindly watched my four small children, including a six-week-old baby, overnight — despite having one-year-old twins of her own! -M.N.
“One Erev Yom Kippur, I had an acute anaphylactic reaction and was hospitalized. My one-year-old also had an allergy to the same food and had also eaten it, so she was taken to the hospital as well, but released once it was determined she was safe. We were stuck in the trauma department
with a baby and only a short time to the zman. My husband called a rebbi he remained close to throughout the years and asked him to drive my daughter to a neighbor’s house where she would spend Yom Kippur. His rebbi dropped everything and drove over to pick her up and drop her off. And the neighbor? That’s the same amazing neighbor mentioned all throughout this article! Mi k’amcha Yisroel!” -Ruchy Reese
“My husband had a stroke almost a year ago early one Shabbos morning. We were expecting three girls for the seudah. On the way down to wait with the medics for the ambulance (every second counts during a stroke), I knocked on the door of a neighbor, who I knew is an early riser. I explained that we had to go to the hospital and asked if they could please take care of our guests. She wasn’t able to, and it was too early to knock on other neighbors’ doors, so I asked the medic if he could possibly get a message to the girls that they should find another place to eat the seudah. Instead, he came back to our apartment after davening, stood outside and waited for the girls to come... and took them to his house for the meal!” -D.S.
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witness. Moreover, simply having an emergency removes many aspects of privacy from a person, alerting all the neighbors to a situation at hand. When people stand around, waiting for the ill person to emerge from the house, dignity is compromised in a significant way. If possible, not only herd bystanders down the block, but also encourage them to completely disperse. Certainly don’t give in to the desire to watch the goings-on!
down, there are still many ways neighbors can help. Children may need to be delivered to playgroup, picked up from school, fed supper or bathed. Can you offer to help in any way? So, too, homework help is often appreciated. Sometimes, even the simple act of styling a child’s hair in the morning so they look mentchlich can be a chesed of tremendous proportions. I know this, because when I once stayed in the hospital with a sick baby, my own amazing neighbor made sure my daughter’s hair was neatly pulled back every morning as my husband found making a ponytail difficult.
NOT A TOPIC OF CONVERSATION Patients are not a topic of conversation; they are people. And people usually prefer not to be spoken about. If you are concerned about a neighbor, pull out a Tehillim and encourage others to do the same. Don’t stand around talking about the patient! Yes, it’s hard to not be “in the know,” but that doesn’t make it right to discuss other people.
NEVER BE NOSY! Just because a patient has been released from the hospital doesn’t mean that the situation has been instantly resolved. It also doesn’t mean that the medical issues are up for discussion. One friend with a medically fragile child was approached by a neighbor and asked if her child was “all better” after returning home from the hospital. Flabbergasted, my friend didn’t know how to respond. Even though the immediate issue at hand had been calmed, there were still many more to contend with. If you are not a close confidante, please don’t pretend you are. Send your warm wishes for smooth sailing, but don’t try to get too personal.
OFFER SPECIFICS Do you have something valuable to offer a family in their time of need that the paramedics won’t be covering? (See sidebar for stories of how others have done this.) Only if you know that your offer will be appreciated at that specific moment should you consider popping over. Otherwise, give wide berth to the area. COLLECT THE KIDS If the family having an emergency has young children at home, and you have a close, trusting relationship with the family, do poke your head in and gather the children together, offering to take them to your home until their family either picks them up or makes plans for their care. This is an invaluable service you can offer! Alternatively, offer to take the children to a relative’s home. The knowledge that their children are in a safe place is the greatest gift you can give a family during an emergency. ACTS OF SERVICE Caring neighbors are a wonderful asset, and there is much they can do to show their concern over a family’s travails. Once the hectic minute-by-minute panic of an emergency has calmed
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A WARM WELCOME HOME There’s nothing like coming home to a hot supper after a stay in the hospital. An especially close neighbor can find out when the patient and/or caregivers are returning home and make sure a meal is waiting for them. If one person can’t commit to making a full supper for the family, divide the job among the neighbors, and together, prepare a hot meal to calm the frazzled nerves of the people you care about.
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The bystanders watched in horror as three Hatzoloh volunteers hoisted the car midair while two others crawled underneath and gingerly extracted a gangly teenage girl. The feelings of shock only intensified as the teenager attempted to walk away from the scene. It took ten minutes of arguing and extreme powers of persuasion until the Hatzoloh members successfully cajoled the teen into the waiting ambulance, so that she could be properly examined for potential internal injuries. It took a full 30 minutes for the tension to thaw. Only then did the crowd disperse. ------------------------It was on a Tuesday many years prior that Avi Simons* had spotted the poster on which Hatzoloh was showcasing their fundraising endeavor of the year. Sponsor a Day! Choose a meaningful date and sponsor Hatzoloh’s activities for 24 hours. Avi went on to read the campaign details. Hatzoloh’s annual budget had been divided into 365 segments. The daily expense of running Hatzoloh’s activities amounted to $3,600. Hatzoloh was now soliciting the generosity of the local residents to claim a day of significance and shoulder the expenses of the day. The idea appealed to Avi, and choosing a date was a no-brainer. His daughter Ruchele was getting married on Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan. It was just a matter of date availability. Not one to procrastinate, Avi was on the phone within minutes arranging the credit card details with a campaign rep. Let this be a zechus for the couple, he thought. In the merit of my donation,
the afternoon traffic. As the car marked for chase picked up speed, so did the patrol car. They bumped and swerved, missing all the human obstacles by mere centimeters. Until the miss turned into a hit. BAM! It was on that corner that the police car lost control and jumped the curb near three innocent pedestrians, pinning one underneath its may they build a bayis ne’eman b’Yisroel. Done deal. Avi didn’t give the matter much thought until the following year, same time. When he saw the number of Hatzoloh on his caller ID, his heart skipped the proverbial beat. After assuring him that all was okay, the woman on the other end asked him if he’d like to renew his sponsorship of Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan. Avi wasn’t sure. The wedding was all but a distant memory, albeit a joyous one. He had signed up as a zechus for the couple’s impending wedding. Maybe this year the right thing would be to switch to a different date, perhaps a yahrtzeit or a birthday? The hesitation lingered for a few moments, and then, on a whim, he decided to stick to his date l’kavod the couple’s upcoming anniversary. His card was charged. The years came and went. Every year, he would get the perfunctory call, hesitate about the date, and subsequently renew the charge for Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan. ------------------------The three teenage girls chatting at the corner were oblivious to the police chase gaining momentum in the not-too-far-off distance. It was a typical cops and robbers scenario: a police car chasing an alleged perpetrator through
metal chassis. Chaos erupted. Emergency vehicles. Crime tape. Crowds. The whole nine yards. Amid all the confusion a Hatzoloh member shrieked, “She’s under the car. Hoist!” The vehicle was hoisted. And there, under the massive hunk of steel, lay Devorah Simons. ------------------------Still in a trance of astonishment, Avi Simons allowed himself to be directed to the curtained cubicle in the ER, where Devorah was being examined. “She’s good to go,” the attending doctor informed him. “Are you sure?” Avi struggled to collect his thoughts, which were playing ping-pong in tune to his rapidly beating heart. “She was pinned under a vehicle!” “Sir, you can take a look at the tests.” The doctor handed him the documents along with the discharge papers. “Squeaky clean.” Avi stared blankly at the documents in his hands. None of the test results meant anything to him. He closed his eyes as he fervently whispered, “Thank You, Hashem.” And he instantly recalled that he had in fact already recited Hallel that day. Of course, he had. It was Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan — Ruchele’s anniversary.
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DRESSED FOR THE JOB Originally established for both hygiene and identification, the traditional nurse’s uniform consisted of a long-sleeved white dress, an apron and a cap. Ironically, although the uniform was intended to protect against fever and infection, nurses in those times wore neither masks nor gloves!
During World War II, revisions to the uniform were made in an effort to scrimp on material. The cap, which was mainly used to cover the hair, was next to go, since newer nursing caps were more of a fashion statement and were quite a hindrance with their tendency to fall off nurses’ heads at inopportune times.
Since 1990, countries including Western Europe and North America have moved toward the modern alternative of scrub tunics, with the scrub dress worn in emergency and operating rooms. Scrubs are disliked by many, who argue that nurses are no longer recognizable and are perceived by patients as cleaners or surgeons, but they are said to be a lot simpler for hospitals to sanitize.
The UK’s version of nurse uniforms remains traditional and includes dark blue trousers and a tunic-style top, designed to prevent crossinfection. They also wear a dress in the same color as the tunic, its color representing the amount of years they’ve trained for. And although it used to be common for male nurses to wear white tunics, today they wear shades of blue or dark green — colors that signify authority to the general public.
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THE RED CROSS The American Red Cross was founded in 1881 by Clara Barton — famous for her energetic nursing efforts during the Civil War — as a disaster relief and nurse training agency. Today, they have evolved into an organization that continues to assist both U.S. soldiers and families during natural disasters, provides training courses in both first aid and swimming to the public, and is responsible for over 40 percent of blood donations in the country!
UNADORNED? Ever wonder why nurses often lack a basic watch or bracelet? Nurses are advised to refrain from wearing hand jewelry to prevent distraction or their getting caught on patients’ skin during care. That is also the reasoning behind the fob (pendant) watches parents of young nurses traditionally gift their children when they move away from home for their residency.
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NURSING THROUGHOUT HISTORY Early nurses devotedly cared for patients without any formal training, and nursing was one of the only professions dominated by women. In 1883, the first woman graduated from a Canadian medical school, and only later, during the late 1900s, was nursing professionalized with the establishment of training schools in the U.S. and Japan. Unbelievably, between 1873 and 1910, in just 37 years, the number of hospitals worldwide increased from 149 to 4,400! As the public trusted hospitals more and facilities were now equipped to professionally handle intensive health issues, the amount of active graduate nurses grew from 51,000 to 375,000 (1910 to 1940), and later to 700,000 (1970)! Many of the nurses at this time provided care free of charge, in exchange for the hands-on training they received.
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Do you find that confusing? An Ayin Horah, by definition, is a buildup of negative energy caused by jealousy or hate which eventually gets released through the eyes. Not necessarily will it be those less fortunate then yourself who will cause it.
Those who most suffer from the middos of kinnah and sinnah, will most likely be the ones to cause an Ayin Horah. When such an individual meets others who he envies, whether it’s for their money, children, or anything else, his eyes will release a negative energy called an Ayin Horah.
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עטער, אר ֶר ֶ אֹויסזָ אגְ ן ֶדעם ִאיד וָ ואס ִאיז ֶדער ַפ ְ ְ יׁשט אר ֶלעגְ נְ ַהייט; ֶער וִ ויל נִ ְ אר ֶקע ַפ ְ אטע ִאיז ִאין ַא ְׁש ַט ְ יערֵ :לייּב'ס ַט ֶ קּור ְצן פּון ְפ ִר ֶ ִאין ְ רּוס ַלאנְ ד... עפינְ ט זִ יְך נָ אְך ִאין ְ ועל ֶכער ֶער ֵמיינְ ט גֶ ִ אׁשעט ִאים ִמיט זַ יין זּון ֵלייּב ,וֶ ְ ָאּבער ֶמען ְס ְט ַר ֶ ֶ מֹוצ ֵאי ַׁש ָּבת: ָ
ָדאס ִאיז ַא ַמ ָּתנָ ה ַפאר אר ֶקע ִאינְ גְ ל ַאזַ א ְׁש ַט ְ וִ וי ִדיר. ַפאר ִמיר?
יׁשער רּוס ֶ ַאר ֶּבעט ָדאְך ַּביי ֶדער ִ רּוס ַלאנְ דִ ...איְך ְ ִאיְך וֵ וייס ָדאְך וָ ואס גֵ ייט ָפאר ִאין ְ יׁשט זָ אגְ ן. ָאּבער ָדאס גֵ יי ִאיְך ִאים נִ ְ אר ְט ֶמענְ טֶ ... עּפ ְ ער ַהייט ֶד ַ יׁשל ִאין ִדי זִ ֶיכ ְ ִט ְ
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CONDO FOR SALE Nine years old, beautifully kept, flat condo – 2319 sf + 622 sf basement for Sale, asking 560K, in only Jewish neighborhood, on beautiful street. • Huge 28 ½ long dining room with designer ceilings and separate entrance to living room area. • Very big granite kitchen with 3 sinks. • Walk in Pesach kitchen - off kitchen. • 12 ½’ closet in playroom with 8’ doors, walk in Pesach kitchen • 10 ½’ washroom with counter and built in hampers • 4 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths • 9' ceilings and Big Pella windows - throughout • Terrace off kitchen with picturesque view • Huge private back porch – 18½x1o' • House very spread apart from other houses. • Huge grass and pavement backyard. • Beautiful landscaping and grass in front. • Close to shopping and to Main Street • many shuls, mikvah and grocery close by. • Refuah Shuttles outside door and shopper’s bus at the corner. • Very very low taxes.
OPEN HOUSE: 75 Bates Drive, Monsey, NY 10952 Sunday, November 10, 2-5 pm Sunday, November 17, 2-5 pm
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2 full/2 half bathrooms | 5 large bedrooms ≈ 9 ft ceilings on each 1600 sqft floor! ≈ Beautiful upgraded kitchen with waterfall granite countertops ≈ Huge dining room, airy playroom, separate study & spacious laundry room, plus a built-in Pesach kitchen! ≈ Luxurious master suite with custom tub and shower ≈ Gorgeous 7” moldings and shaker doors ≈ Modern amenities like built-in timers, intercom system, and video camera capability ≈ Picturesque front and back yards
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GARTLECH we fix knitted & crochet Gartlech & make beautiful professional fringes. We also teach how to knit & crochet. call: 917-414-3281 DEBT RELIEF having trubble with finances? join Debtors Anonymous Tuesday night @ 19 Robert Pitt # 113 , 7:30-8:30pm. visit www. debtorsanonymous.org PERSONAL DRIVER professional driving services in Rockland County, New Jersey and Westchester. Located near Monsey. Rate is $25 / hour. Ph: 347-724-0188 MATH TURORING Regents/GED/TASC/SAT/ ACT Common Core, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Physics ALL Grades/Levels. call: 845-445-8003 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 HAIRCUTS/WASH N’ SETS Professionally trained and experienced. Special price
offer (limited time only): $10/ haircut. $20/ Wash n set! Call/text perela now 845.376.9566 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 SEEKING DONATIONS Of toys, arts & crafts, or supplies, in good condition, for a Heimishe Moised. Call 845.500.3100 MONSEY SUITES MAKING A SIMCHA? Host your guests hassle free! BRAND NEW 1-2 bedroom suites for rent for shabbos/ day/week near Toshnad/ Nikelsburg. 845-425-0335 SIYUM HASHAS would like to purchase 5 women’s tickets for Siyum Hashas- willing to pay extra for them. For more info call: 845-216-8897
GEMACHIM BED REST? We do the laudry for you. 213-7437 (also looking for volunteers)
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// gemachim TOP R ATED IN NE W YORK/NE W JERSEY
Dirty trash bin?
LET US CLEAN IT FOR YOU.
COMMERCIAL KITCHENS EXHAUST SYSTEM & HOOD CLEANING
WEDDING KIT for Machetunim to take along. 845-425-2036
BLUE LIGHT Gemach in monsey, pls call before. 845.425.1919
BANDS & HATS $10 New ladies bands, all lengths. Also berret hats. 845 290 8319
TICHEL GEMACH To receive or donate 845-3717504
טייערע כלה נוצט אויס דעם יום החופה מיט אן אלבום וואס ענטהאלט , שיעורים, הדרכה,השקפה וואכן פאר4 רעזעווירט.תפילות 245-352-2560 די חתונה SOUND SYSTEM GEMACH speakers mikes mixers cables 917-382-8809
FORMULA GEMACH chani @ 347-267-3640 or Miriam 216-889-3643 BIKE RACK GEMACH Fits all cars. Holds up to 3 bikes. 845-659-1863.
FULLY LICENSED & INSURED
SAFETY BRACELET Free aid to remind you that your baby is in the car! 4251202 CARSEATS & BASSINET and pack n play bassinets. 425-1202 TICHEL GEMACH Donations welcome. 845548-0014 NEW GOWN GEMACH sisters of the Kallah/chasson. Adult Size 0-12. 845-517- 8808
CHUPAH CARDS Lucite cards. 845.222.0456
לעילוי נשמת We can arrange to have the learned ששה סדרי משנהwhole your loved ones! לעילוי נשמת Call /Text (917) 720-6392 / firstname.lastname@example.org
SUITCASE GEMACH 845-371-9121
WEDDING HAIR PIECES for children 3473001679
MATERNITY COATS 100% down TEXT ONLY 8455212912
BEAUTIFUL BENCHERS (not Zemiros) 845-642-0910
SCHOOL SUPPLIES GEMACH Accepting donations. New or gently used. 862-505-9546
SHULERT APP Daven at the perfect Minyan with Shulert! https://www. shulert.com
MOVING BOX GEMACH New Hempstead area. text 845-642-5286 to arrange pick up
SIMCHA DRESSES Brand new white simcha dresses to sell at $15. Sz 4-10 Matching hairpc avail. 3711765
HOSPITAL SUPPLIES inc. TPN equipment, feeding pumps, NG tubes, & feeding supplies. donate/receive. 845746-8293.
CHUPPAH TEFILLOS tefillos and tehillim booklets for the chupa time 845-2130602. BRIS PILLOW GEMACH and benchers with tfilos for bris and pidyon haben: 845213-0602
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THE WEDDING KIT All necessities for Kallah/ Chosson’s family for the wedding night. Leili Nishmas: Perel Gela Bas R’ Shloima. 845-371-2947
RELIABLE & PUNCTUAL SERVICE
KALLAH ACCESSORY GEMACH Everything you need for the kallah (except for the gown) Crown, veil, shoes, decktich, fur cape 845-426-0767 BABY GEMACH short term loans of carseats, pack n plays, strollers, pumps and more! 845.397.7724 or visit soralasbabygemach. com. GOWN GEMACH mother and sister gowns size 0-12, by apt only. 845-4267496 or 845-352-3031. FLORAL BISOMIM for your Simcha - 845-6292785. DVD/VIDEO GEMACH DVDS and portable players for sick and homebound adults and children.425-2660 SIMCHA HAT $25. many styles/ colors. We also accept donations of elegant hats. 347 351 1604 MECHITZA’S 30’ - 5 six’ tables, 10 chairs stands and bus-boxes $100 deposit. $18 Donation call 845-445-8015 or email Mitzvah1@gmail.com
BABY GOWNS and 2 pieces. Matching shoes and hair accessories available from 3 months - 2 years. New! Boys line added. 425-3049 LEV DEVORAH Layett gemach (845) 213-3646 BABIES LAYETTE GEMACH text 718-551-1732 or email frimitbabies@ gmail.com SHIFRA PUAH DOULA Please call to register in advance. 845-5871649 ELEGANT HATS For short term rental 845-517-0838. MATERNITY GEMACH Weekday and shabbos clothing, various sizes. call/text 845-445-9687 GPS GEMACH Brand new, updated, with traffic. 845-3522588 Leave msg. (Minimal fee) BRIS GEMACH located in Central Monsey. 617-955-3630. poya, pillow case, outfit, blanket. OT WATER URNS H 845-425-9211 ROOF CARRIERS For all cars even without bars on roof. 845659-1863. Monroe: 845-662-7102. South Fallsburg 845-434-3865. ISRAEL GPS No fee. English or Hebrew. Must reserve in advance by email at IsraelGPS@gngroup.com BRIS GEMACH Located on Blauvelt Rd. 356-6215 poya, outfit, blanket and hat. EAR-PLUG GEMACH for ba’alei simcha to protect your guests’ hearing. Baby headsets also available. 845202 -0105. WHITE KALLLAH SHOES. Proceeds go to tzedakah. Call\Text 845-2000211 TOY GEMACH Keep all the children busy by your simchas with tons of lego and clicks. 845-578-6513
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// gemachim // dresses & gowns // lost Chestnut Ridge based
Seeks Full time customer service/ bookkeeper for busy office. Flexible hours. Must be extremely organized and detail oriented.
MONSEY SHATNEZ LAB | 3 VALENCIA DR | 845.262.8502 | R' MENACHEM FOGEL
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All fur hats should be checked. Filling often contains wool and linen.
Mobile Shatnez Lab. We come to you!
Items checked on the spot.
Call 845.262.8502 to schedule.
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Testing hours at 3 Valencia Dr:
PACK N PLAY We have New Pack n Plays email@example.com or text 845-216-4885
BECHER GEMACH Real bechers from our free-loan gemach. 845-377KOS1(5671) KosYeshuos@ gmail.com
SIDDUR GEMACH Sfard: Friedman 845-6087830 Ashkenaz: Shulman845 352 1756 or 845-826-6718 â&#x20AC;&#x153;MEZUZOS GEMACH â&#x20AC;&#x153; 362.2333 HOSPITAL GOWN for maternity or hospitalization Tzniusdige & Comfortable. 845-425-8687 FREE BOXES for moving (mostly egg carton size). 845-425-6826
FREE MOVING BOXES Standard egg carton boxes (eg. Evergreen boxes). We are located in Chestnut Ridge. Call/text between 8-10:30pm. (845) 641-5536
PIDYON HABEN coins,silver tray, lace box, outfit 845-426-1681 845-6427256 CHUPPA CARDS. call or text after 5pm. 347278-1278 WE ACCEPT clothing, shoes and household items in brand new condition. To donate or receive call 347-731-3851.
DRESSES/GOWNS GOWN FOR RENT
GOLD GOWN Adorable gold gown by Dassy available to buy or rent. Toddler size 4. Call 422-5596 for more info GOWN FOR RENT Gorgeous black and gold gown for rent size 2-4. Please text/call 201-204-6315 RENT/SALE GOWNS: Mechteniste, sister of bride & maternity 845659-8753. We will also take your gowns on consignment and rent/sell it for you. FOR SALE Teri jon blush size 8-10 gown for sale 845-608-0020
beautiful dark colored gown size 2-4 8455380391
GOWNS FOR SALE 2 little girls gowns size 8 & 12. Pink & white lace & tulle. 356-0551
RENT/SALE Black & White Exquisite gown for rent/sale. 845-8262185
ONE OF A KIND Magnificent cream dress size 0-2 for sale/rent. Please call 845.200.4326
COAT RACK Coat racks and hangers for your simcha. 845-356-9841
MAGNIFICENT GOWN Exquisite gown for rent size 2-4 pls call 845-596-9933
NEW GOWN RENTAL
REFLECTOR GEMACH: having guests or having a simcha and need reflectors 347-977-6816
FOR RENT Magnificent white gown with teal beading. Size 2. Pls call/ text 845-746-7248
GOWN GEMACH. South Monsey Ladies gowns and petticoat gemach.call or text after 5pm. 347-278-1278
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HEATER GEMACH 845 362 8666
MOBILE LAB STOP: 750 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Shul parking lot. Sundays. â&#x20AC;Ť×&#x17E;×˘×¨×&#x2122;×&#x2018;â&#x20AC;Ź/â&#x20AC;Ť ×&#x17E;× ×&#x2014;×&#x201D;â&#x20AC;Źtime.
or 845-608-7830. Donations of flattened boxes are always welcome!
REFLECTOR GEMACH Hosting guest? Be safe! Wear a reflector. 845-356-0815
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DROP OFF LOCATIONS: -Plaza Cleaners (Shoppers Haven) Testing every Mon, Wed, Fri. -Classis Cleaners (By Newdays). Testing every Mon, Thurs. -Torah Treasures book store. Testing every Wed.
TABLECLOTHS for your Simchos. (845) 371 2105
PHONE GEMACH free of charge for as long as necessary. 845 579 5538
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ALL DAY DROP OFF: Enter side door 8am-10pm. ON THE SPOT WALK IN HRS: Daily 7pm-9:45pm.
Pretty Princess. Upscale Gown Boutique for Children & teens. For appt call 845-502-1793
t & found // free giveaways CUSTOM HALBERSTAM Black/white mid-length dress size 8-10 for rent. For more info call 845.425.0924
LOST Diamond Bracelet in Monsey 1st days Sukkas. 347-939-9214 grey LG phone 4255683 size 21 burgundy baby shoe in Monsey shoes bag in Lafamila 10/29. 8453560077 black small shoe in rockland kosher area and a red old navy croc in west cental or robert pitt area. 3711765 pink baby blanket and pink striped sweater in the west central or herrick area. 3711765 check in shoppers haven or rush taxi. 8452634590
FOUND small baby gold stud earring lafamilia 7/29. 4261612 Diamond necklace in evergreen Chol hamoed sukkos call 3475862082 navy quilted boys size 6-7 jacket Weinberger 426-1612 navy boys blazer size 8. 587-2723 24 Months sweater in Zirs 845-425-2112 Silver Verizon flip phone in America Latina taxi. Pick up in The Monsey View office. 3 College Rd Monsey. Kyocera blue phone on highview rd 845-3528604 2 nightgowns in a bag in front of 22 Dana before Yâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;&#x2122;T 845-356-5750
FREE GIVE AWAY Egg boxes for moving in good condition. 8452386691 Little boy ches initial 4 slice kaplech and a sendy kapel 3711765 Egg boxes for moving in good condition. (Donations of flattened egg boxes always welcome) Seforim shrank, needs work. 362-2333. 8 pkgs cuties youth size xl pullups 845.304.7927 electric wall oven and lots of appliances for great deals 8454261249# or text 8456597664 upright piano 8454262814 Cutie size 4 and 5. 8454261249
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הכנסת ספר תורה לביהמ"ד תולדות צבי ספינקא בקרית יואל ע"י חבורת ללמוד
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רייכע חוה"מ פראגראם צוגעשטעלט דורך המספיק ווי זיי האבן אפגעדינגען די גיגאנטישע 'קוואסי' פארק און צוגעשטעלט א שמחת יו"ט פאר די הונדערטער פאמיליעס
מעמד פתיחת הזמן לבחורי סקולען מאנסי
סיום מסכת סוכה והתחלת מסכת חגיגה שנלמד ע"י חסידי סקולען לע"נ הרה"ק מסקולען זי"ע בביהמ"ד סקולען ב"פ
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מעמד קביעת מזוזה לרגל די עפענונג פון גאלד שטריימל אין שיכון סקווירא
עו<לם החסידות באגריסט! אויפגעכאפטער און ו ו ע רק- <לט- ב א אר
ספר שפתי חן
ספר הכללי – הקדמה לספרי חסידות מיוסד עפ"י שיעוריו ושיטת לימודו של הרהגה"צ רבי שמואל קרויס ז"ל
הער<ליך איבערגעארבעט מיט פי<לצא<ליגע תיקונים ,הערות והוספות ,מקורות און ביאורים דער ספר פאר יעדע חסיד'ישער איד! כ ו <ל ם מ ע י ד י ם ו מ ע ר י צ י ם ! הרה"צ המקוב<ל רבי דניא<ל פריש זצ"<ל כ"ק אדמו"ר מסקו<לען זצ"<ל כ"ק אדמו"ר מקאשוי זצ"<ל ו <ל ה ב ח <ל " ח :
כ"ק גאב"ד ירוש<לים ש<ליט"א כ"ק אדמו"ר מסאטמאר ש<ליט"א כ"ק אדמו"ר מתו<לדות אהרן ש<ליט"א הרה"צ רבי יעקב מאיר שעכטער ש<ליט"א כ"ק אדמו"ר מקאסוב שליט"א און נאך פי<לצא<ליגע גדו<לי ישרא<ל ובע<לי השפעה
טויזנטער אידן פון אלע שיכטן און קרייזן ביי כלל ישראל; אנגעהויבן פון גדולי ישראל ,מאורי החסידות ,בעלי השפעה ,תלמידי חכמים, עובדי השם ,אברכים ,בעלי בתים און בחורי חמד; יעדער כאפט התפעלות און דערקוויקט דערמיט דאס נפש ,שעפנדיג דערפון א זעלטענע קלארקייט און געשמאק בלימוד ספרי חסידות!
טעמו וראו כי טוב!
צו באקומען ביי א<לע ספרים געשעפטן
י צ א <ל א ו ר ע <ל י ד י :
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ביחד עם סיום הש"ס שנלמד ע"י הנדבן הרבני הנגיד ר' משה יצחק
מעמד הכנסת ספר תורה ע"י הרבני הנגיד ר' משה יצחק לאנדא ואביו ר' אברהם יעקב
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דרשו סיומי הש"ס וועלן אויך געפייערט ווערן איבער די גארער וועלט ,אין די פאלגענדע לאקאציעס:
בניני האומה ל‘ כסלו ,תש”פ
יד אליהו י”ב טבת ,תש”פ
Heythrop Park Resort Hotel
Dome de Paris
ח׳ טבת ,תש”פ
י״ג-ט״ו טבת ,תש”פ
ט”ו טבת ,תש”פ
י”ח טבת ,תש”פ
Tier2 &1 !sold out
פרישע לאקאציע דעזיגנירט פאר פרויען:
די צענטראלע סיום אין די פאראייניגטע שטאטן the PRUDENTIAL CENTER, the NJPAC NEWARK, and the NEWARK SYMPHONY HALL NJ
זונטאג יתרו ,י''ד שבט תש''פ Su nd ay, Feb. 9, 2 0 2 0
הנחות פאר דרשו אידן
נעמט אנטייל אין אן אווענט וואס וועט טוישן אייער לעבן
ספעציעלע פרייזן פאר קהילות\גרופעס
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דעזיגנירטע פרויען אפטיילונגען
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פילצאליגע מומחים ,מחנכים ,מנהלי המוסדות און רבני העיר זענען משתתף ביים מעמד יום עיון השנתי ע"י איחוד חינוך מיוחד ד'מאנסי
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SLOTS FILLING UP FAST • F O R M O R E I N F O C A L L T O DAY •
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שמעי אונגער פון מעדנים גראסערי נעמט אייך מיט דעם לאנדאן באס צו די באקינגהעם פאלאץ
חתונה פון אייניקל פון האדמו"ר מפאפא בת חתנו הגה"צ אב"ד תולדות אהרן וויליאמסבורג מיט החתן בן האדמו"ר מזלאטשוב וויליאמסבורג
מעמד קביעת מזוזה בתלמוד תורה 'בית רבי יעקב מרדכי' תולדות אהרן בטברי' נתנדב ע"י הנגיד ר' יעקב מרדכי יאזשעף
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האדמו"ר מסקולען אצל עריכת סעודת ראש חודש בבית הרבני הנגיד ר' פנחס שלעזינגער
ויהי ה' את יוס"ף ויהי איש מצליח
יעלה נא ברכותינו ,קדם רב ידידינו ,הנודע לתהלה בפעולותיו הרמות למענינו ,עושה ומעשה בכל נימי נפשו ולבבו לכל צרכי מוסדותינו, עסקן נמרץ לכל קדשי בית צאנז ,ובפרט למוסדותינו במאנסי ,שמו הטוב משבחים ומפארים בקרב עדתנו ,יצא שמו לתהלה בתוככי עמינו
מייסד ומנכ"ל בית חינוך לבנות בנות צאנז
הוא האיש אשר לא חשך כל עמל וטירחא והשליך נפשו לייסד הבית חינוך לבנות ,ועומד בראשו בניהול המוסד לילות כימים ,ובכל לו"נ נושא בעול כל צרכיה ובהגיע עידן חדוותא בארמונו נברך בזה ברכת מזלא טבא וגדיא יאה לרגל שמחת נישואי בנו בכורו החתן המו"מ בתוי"ש עדיו לגאון ולתפארת
כמר שמואל אברהם נ"י
עב"ג בת ידידינו עוז הרבני היקר הנכבד הנעלה כש"ת
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