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Shabbos on a Diet So many people struggle to eat well on Shabbos. The obvious reason for this is that the meals are bigger and the food is extra delicious. But in addition to that, Shabbos is a break in our routine. Eating well takes practice, and Sunday through Friday gives us the opportunity to get into a routine, develop better eating habits and make permanent changes. Shabbos is different. It only comes once a week so it takes longer to develop good Shabbos eating habits. The goal then is to make small but permanent changes to your Shabbos eating habits, so that instead of losing and gaining the same two pounds over and over, you begin to make a bit of progress each week. The first step to making changes in your Shabbos eating habits is to take a good, hard look at what you are currently eating. Many people don’t realize how much they are eating on a typical Shabbos, because overeating has become the norm.
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Let’s take a look: On a regular Shabbos, you may be eating some or all of the following: grape juice, several slices of challah, a variety of mayonnaise- or oil-based dips, gefilte fish, chrein, salmon, chicken soup, baked chicken, beef, cole slaw, cholent, herring, liver, kishke, lokshen kugel, potato kugel,salads, cold cuts, eggs (with more mayonnaise), tuna and lox spreads, cakes, cookies, ices, fruits, sodas, popcorn and other snacks — and the list goes on! And many of these foods are eaten multiple times over Shabbos! Let’s do some calorie counting: • ½ cup of grape juice: 80 calories x 2 meals = 160 calories • 2 slices of challah: 100 calories each x 3 meals = 600 calories • 3 tablespoons of dip: 80 calories each tablespoon x 3 meals = 720 calories This alone would almost be sufficient calorie intake (although not very nutritious) for an average teenage boy in a 24-hour period. But let’s
continue… • Small portion of gefilte fish: 100 calories x 2 meals = 200 calories • Small portion of salmon with sauce: 150 calories x 2 meals = 300 calories • One bowl of soup with lokshen and a small matzah ball = 150 calories • 1 chicken bottom with skin on = 300 calories • 1 medium slice of roast with sauce or gravy = 300 calories • 2 cookies, ½ cup of ices or ice cream, and a few handfuls of popcorn =400 calories • 3 pieces of herring with 3 crackers =150 calories • 1 scoop of liver = 150 calories • 1 bowl of cholent = 300 calories • ½ cup cole slaw: 150 calories x 3 meals = 450 calories • 1 small slice of kishke = 100 calories • 1 serving of potato kugel = 200 calories • 1 serving of lokshen kugel =
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200 calories • 5 slices of cold cuts = 100 calories • 1 small cup of soda: 100 calories x 3 meals = 300 calories • 1 serving of fresh salad with salad dressing and croutons = 200 calories • Tuna salad, egg salad and/or lox spread = 250 calories • Small scoop of ice cream =150 calories Which brings us to a grand total of over 5,000 calories in a 24-hour period. And with most of these calorie counts we rounded down, assumed small to average portion sizes and didn’t account for second helpings! Wow! So much food, and this doesn’t include kugel or cholent on Erev Shabbos, pizza or French fries on Motzei Shabbos or even Shabbos morning coffee and cake! So where do we start? Once we are conscious of how much we’re actually eating, we can begin to take a good look at it and see what is it that we really need and what
is extra. Do I really need two slices of challah at each meal, or is one enough (or can I eat a matzah instead, if sticking to one slice of challah is difficult)? Do I really need gefilte fish and salmon, or do I prefer one over the other? Can I do without the liver? The potato kugel? The heavy dessert? Identify where you can easily eliminate extras without feeling like you are depriving yourself. After cutting out the nonessentials, the next step is to replace. This part can be tricky if you aren’t the one doing the cooking, but see if some of these changes can be made: Oil- and mayonnaise-based dips can be swapped out for roasted and then blended garlic, eggplants or tomatoes. Potato and lokshen kugels can be replaced with healthier versions that limit the starch and fat content. Leaner cuts of meat can be used in your cholent. You can use egg whites for your egg salad and sliced turkey instead of salami or pastrami, and of course, drink only diet sodas or preferably, flavored seltzer. There are lots of creative ways to cut calories from the foods you love without noticing too much of a change in taste, and without going through too much extra trouble. The final step to keeping calories in check on Shabbos is portion control. For example, a small slice of challah, a tablespoon of dip,
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Parshas Chayei Sarah
By Tova Fried
IN HIS INTRODUCTION TO SEfer Shemos, the Ramban refers to Sefer Bereishis as the Sefer Hayetzirah — the Book of Creation. We generally understand the events in the first Parsha — Parshas Bereishis — to be the story of the world’s creation. However, the Ramban refers to the entire Sefer Bereishis as the Sefer Hayetzirah. Apparently, the story of the world’s creation continues throughout the entire Sefer Bereishis. This concept comes into clearer focus when understood in light of a statement of Chazal (Midrash Tanchuma Lech Lecha 9) brought by the Ramban (Bereishis 12:6): “Maaseh avos siman l’banim — the deeds of the fathers are a sign for the children.” Hashem created the world with the Torah. The stories of the events in the lives of the Avos and Imahos are not just descriptive, but predictive. Encapsulated within each story about the Avos is an element of truth for us, their descendants. The thoughts, words and actions of the Avos are brought down in the Torah. Their every deed was an act of creation whose echo reverberates throughout history, laying the foundation for all the events that will occur to the Jewish people, for whom the world was created, until the ultimate geula. What took place for the Avos individually will ultimately take place for us communally. For example, a famine forced Avraham
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Avinu to descend to Mitzrayim, where he experienced a time of struggle following the kidnapping of Sarah Imeinu, and ultimately the king of Mitzrayim sent him out with abundant wealth. Likewise, a famine forced the B’nei Yisroel to descend to Mitzrayim, where they experienced a time of struggle, and ultimately the king (Paroh) of Mitzrayim sent them out with great wealth. In this week’s Parsha, Yitzchak takes Rivka into the tent of his mother, Sarah, and he then feels comforted after the loss of his
parallels between Sarah’s tent and the Mishkan? What did the Avos (including Sarah) achieve, how did they achieve it, and what does this mean for us today? The Shem MiShmuel elucidates the correlation of Sarah’s tent and the Mishkan. In Sarah’s tent, a light burned from erev Shabbos to erev Shabbos. The kindling of each week’s light was drawn from the light of the previous week. This indicates how the Avos drew on the light of Shabbos and allowed it to permeate every day of the week. Each Shabbos added more light to
The stories of the events in the lives of the Avos and Imahos are not just descriptive, but predictive. mother. Rashi comments on this that “as long as Sarah was alive, a candle burned from one Erev Shabbos to the next, a blessing was found in the dough and a cloud hovered over the tent. When she died, these things ceased, and when Rivka arrived, they resumed.” (Rashi on Bereishis 24:67, citing Bereishis Rabbah 60:16) The Shem MiShmuel draws on the concept of “Maaseh avos siman l’bonim” to draw a correlation between the tent of Sarah and the Mishkan of Klal Yisroel. What Sarah achieved as an individual laid the groundwork for what Klal Yisroel would ultimately achieve as a community. What were the
the light from the previous Shabbos, leading the Avos on a spiritual ascent, climbing from Shabbos to Shabbos like rungs up a ladder. In the Mishkan, the westernmost light remained burning, and each day’s lights were drawn from it, which brought a dimension of the previous day’s light into the new day. A person’s spiritual growth from day to day should be cumulative, which each day’s work beginning where the previous day left off, like climbing a ladder one rung at a time — not starting each day at the bottom. Likewise, we should strive to draw on our previous strengths and keep climbing, allowing our accomplishments to
Hilchos Shabbos accumulate. The second miracle of Sarah’s tent was the blessing in her challah, which stayed fresh from Shabbos to Shabbos. This corresponds to the lechem hapanim (the showbread) which was always warm. Just as Sarah never grew stale in her avodas Hashem, whenever Klal Yisroel performed their avodah with vigor and freshness of spirit, this blessing was apparent in the Mishkan. Likewise, we too should strive to always bring a freshness to our avodas Hashem, and consequently merit Hashem’s blessing on our homes and in our batei midrash. The third blessing on Sarah’s tent was that a cloud hovered over it. Likewise, the Ananei HaKavod hovered over the Mishkan, and the presence of the Shechina was so real, it was almost palpable. The Shem Mishmuel suggests that just as the Shechina dwelled in the Mishkan, so did the Shechina dwell in Sarah’s tent. We traditionally understand “Maaseh avos siman l’bonim” to mean that we should study the lives of the Avos and strive to emulate their ways. This is certainly true, but we see from the Ramban and the Shem MiShmuel that the implications are profound for us, the descendants of these spiritual giants. Their achievements are imprinted in our spiritual DNA. Emulating their lives is not only wise advice for following a true and tried path — walking in their ways invokes powerful spiritual forces we inherited from them that are latent within each of us. May we merit to walk in their ways and come to reach a level of experiencing Hashem’s blessings in our homes and in our lives.
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תיקון כלי The issur of tikkun keli ( )תיקון כליprohibits us from adding something to a nonfunctional object on Shabbos in order to render it functional. • Chazal tell us that filling quilts or pillows with fillers on Shabbos is assur, because this renders the quilts or pillows, together with the fillers, to become functional, and therefore they become a keli. • This is only if it is a filler which typically will stay in forever, so both together become a keli, but if one uses a filler that typically does not stay forever (like one will use clothing or towels), it is not assur. • Shoes without shoelaces are not considered functional. Therefore, putting shoelaces into shoes is comparable to putting fillers into quilts or pillows and is תיקון כלי. • Some poskim are of the opinion that it is muttar to thread a used shoelace from one worn shoe into another worn shoe, because both have already been used and are already a keli. The accepted opinion, is, however, that even used shoelaces may not be threaded into a different worn shoe. • If one has a need to change a shoelace on Shabbos, for example, if the shoelace tore on Shabbos, one may use a shoelace, provided it is threaded in a manner that the shoelaces would be removed to be rethreaded properly; for example, threading them the reverse way from bottom to top. • When one has any garment, even an old one, with a new loose belt made only for that particular garment (for example, a robe, tish beketche, jacket, etc.), one may not put the belt through the carriers for the first time on Shabbos, because the belt threaded into the garment renders the belt functional and turns it into a keli. Belts that can be used for multiple garments (for example men’s pants belts) are permitted to be put through the belt car-
riers, even if Shabbos is the first time it is being done, because it is not only used for this particular pants. • If a string of a garment that is knotted at the end, for example on a hood or a windbreaker, slips out of the casing, one may not put it back in on Shabbos, because Chazal were gozer that one should not make a knot at the end in order that it shouldn’t fall out. However, if the end of the string does not have a knot, but just has a piece of plastic or metal, it is muttar in such a case to thread the string back into the garment after it slipped out. • One may rethread a piece of string or elastic back into a garment, even using a safety pin, on condition that the hole is distinct and the string threads easily into the hole without requiring too much effort to be pushed in. • If one has a garment that closes with a string, for example, at the neckline or at the bottom of a sweater, and the style of the garment has several wide holes, and it is not distinguishable which one is for the string, one may not rethread the string into the garment even if the holes are wide. • It is assur to thread a piece of string back into the same garment even it had previously been in, if the hole is tight and it requires effort to thread the string through, since this would be considered tofer (sewing). This also applies to shoelaces on non-leather shoes such as sneakers etc. whose ends have fallen off, and one would have to exert effort to thread them back into the shoe. If the shoe has big reinforced holes, it is muttar to thread the shoelaces back in. • Inflating objects with air is considered creating a new keli. It is therefore assur to inflate beds, mattresses or chairs etc. on Shabbos. This issur applies even if one will deflate the object on Motzei Shabbos.
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Fundraising Efforts Launched for Seriously Injured Tantzers Volunteer (VIN News) As Tantzers volunteer Zisha Rosenblum remains in a medically-induced coma, friends and family of the injured Boro Park resident are hard at work raising funds to help the Rosenblum family in their hour of need. Rosenblum was critically injured in an accident on the Palisades Parkway on November 3rd on his way home from a Wesley Hills party held to bring simcha to sick children and their families. Zelig Friedman, the head of the Tantzers group whose 250 men devote their spare time to gladdening the lives of others, described Rosenblum as a person whose life is “kulo chesed.” Rosen-
blum, said Friedman, is an integral part of the group and one of its original members. “Without him I was nothing,” said Friedman. “He and his brother are really the ones who are making this happen.” In addition to his work with Tantzers, Rosenblum has been a daily visitor to Maimonides Hospital for years, chatting with patients and delivering food packages. Known for his incredible warmth, Rosenblum is also a well known face at a 13th Avenue cell phone store in Boro Park. A non-Jewish employee at the
business decided to run a fundraiser of his own for Rosenblum, taping a sign that said “Help a goy reach his goal to help a Yid” to a cardboard box. Customers have been contributing generously to the cause, prompting employees to increase their fundraising goal from $10,000 to $20,000. The public is asked to daven for אלכסנדר זושא בן עליזה. Donations for the Rosenblum family can be mailed to the Yad Lelev Foundation, 25 Robert Pitt Drive, Monsey, N.Y. 10952 or made online at https://thechesedfund.com/cause/who-helps-thehelpers.
Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found in Pomona (The Journal News) Residents of a quiet block in Pomona woke up one day last week to find the words “No Jews” scrawled in orange spray paint in front of two homes that are currently listed for sale, with the identical hate message defacing a realtor’s sign. The incident took place on Carteret Drive near the Ramapo-Clarkstown border and was reported to the Ramapo Police Department which is continuing to investigate the incident. Within hours, the graffiti had been replaced by several hand-drawn hearts, a message of tolerance and acceptance drawn by one neighbor. Currently, there is only one Jewish family living on Carteret Drive, but there are a handful of others located on neighboring streets. Legislator Aron Wieder said that the disturbing incident does not represent the general sentiments of most area residents.
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“Unfortunately, there is a small group of people that has engaged in hate,” said Wieder. “It is up to the rest of us to stand as one in the face of this repugnant belief system and behavior. I know the majority of county residents join with me in condemning these actions.” There is no place for hate in Rockland County, said County Executive Ed Day. “We take solace in knowing that the vast majority of people of Rockland County do not accept it, will stand against it and are good people looking for the same things for their families as everyone else is,” said Day.
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Post-Election News Presidential Appointments So far, Trump has taken his time in choosing his Cabinet members. Over the course of the last week, he has met many potential candidates, but has announced the appointments of only a few executive branch heads. Following is the list of appointments he has made. Attorney General: Senator Jeff Sessions. Senator Sessions is from Alabama and is a top member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and before becoming a senator he was Attorney General of Alabama. The Attorney General, of course, heads the Justice Department. National Security Advisor: General Mike Flynn. General Flynn is a Democrat who was highly critical of Hillary Clinton. He is also strongly and vocally anti radical Islam, a position that lines up well with Trump’s ideology. CIA Director: Representative Mike Pompeo. Pompeo is a representative from Kansas who serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on intelligence and is close to VPElect Pence. There are still many positions to be filled, but Trump has said that he is in no rush to fill them.
President-elect Trump Meets the Media On Monday, Trump met with the members, including executives, of all major media networks. Although the meeting was off the record, it was reported that the media representatives had gone in thinking they would get an outline of what kind of access they might get in a Trump administration, but instead they got a washdown from Trump, who called them deceitful and dishonest, as he had done over and over again while campaigning. But after the meeting, Trump’s spokeswoman, Kellyanne Conway, told gathered reporters that the meeting had been “excellent.”
Trump Outlines His Executive Policies In a statement released on Monday, Donald Trump outlined some of his plans for his First Hundred Days in office with the main theme being Putting America First. Among them were several policies he had campaigned for, such as withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and canceling some EPA restrictions. He also said he’d formulate a rule that for every regulation put into place, two old regulations must be eliminated, develop a plan to protect America’s infrastructure from cyber attacks, look into visa program abuses and impose a five-year ban on executive officials from becoming lobbyists after leaving their positions.
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Stone Recap: Dressed in her new coat and boots, Malka’la tries her hand at collecting in the grocery. She meets with some success — and the reality that this business is not easy. “SO I’LL TELL YOU OF 15 people who are well-to-do, they have enough. And they can give. You won’t tell them that I told you their names, of course. Right?” Malka’la nodded vigorously. “You’ll make an appointment and go over. Show up, tell them your story.” Malka’la nodded. She sat down at the supper table. Malka’la pulled the wad of papers closer to her and plucked a fruit from the crystal bowl that sat in the middle of the table. “No. Let me serve you supper,” Gella insisted. “It’s okay,” Malka’la said, wanting to focus instead on the papers at hand. “Wash. I’ll bring you soup.” “I don’t need. So, these are the people?” Gella gave Malka’la a plate anyway. She placed it on a charger in front of Malka’la. “Thank you. Should I call them before I go?” “Sometimes it’s not worth it. But I think if you call, you make your request more respectable, and it’s therefore honored with a larger donation. Try it both ways.” So she did. And here she was, at the door of Mr. Boden. His house looked... a pauper might have afforded himself something more grand. Well kept, the windows were solid in their sills, the grass was kept like a well-groomed man’s hair-
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cut. From glimpses around the neighborhood on her rounds, she had seen houses. Houses with rounded cobblestoned driveways, well-lit with buffed lanterns. Houses with vast carpets of frozen grass. Grand doorways, big windows, cars parked. But they said he was rich. That he had hundreds of employees. That he gave generously, because to him, giving a thousand was like giving a penny. She had to knock. An older man opened. He had a nondescript white shirt, creased at the shoulders, and house slippers on his
her heart, trying to picture the faces of her children, which she could hardly remember now. Still she waited. Should she leave? Had he forgotten her? Had he decided to continue eating his leisurely dinner with his wife, while she agonized near the door? Was she even in the right house? And did they know why she was standing here, doubting herself? She was starting to feel scared. Off to the side of the hall where she stood, a cavernous dining room led into another darker space, a missing tooth she
Should have listened to her gut. Should have gone before it was too late. tired feet. “Wait,” he said. He padded to the back of the house. The lights in this house were turned off. The house grew eerie. In the shadows, hardly discernible in the murky darkness of the house, she could smell the scent of oldness, of stagnant wood. Down the hallway, Malkala could hear a chair scrape, and then the murmur of low voices. She continued to stand. She quieted the urge to fidget, and just stood, at attention. I’m doing this for you, she said in
couldn’t make out. She cleared her throat. I’m going. If he doesn’t come back, I’m going. But she couldn’t. It was already two weeks of being here. She was tired. Perhaps he would help her. They said he would. Gella said he was very wealthy, that he helped many. “Antschuldig?” she called out. She heard some scrapes, another low murmur, then a shuffle. Silence, again. In rooms around her, clocks marched forward, tick, tick, tick.
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That short shriek she had gotten to know in Gella’s basement, a ghost yelling unpredictably, electronically, when the house grew silent — “The smoke detector,” Gella had said — flitted through the house, then silenced. He stood in a doorway in the hall, framed by dark gray. “Come,” he said. She followed him. It was so gloomy in this house. Why? He showed her through a door, then followed. The door was just a small hallway with steps leading downstairs. The downstairs, as well, was ill-lit, a single orange bulb illuminating a far corner. Something in her balked. Why should she follow his orders to go downstairs? She should turn and run. It was too late now. Because he was behind her. She should have run before. Should have listened to her gut. Should have gone before it was too late. He followed behind her. She felt imprisoned. She should have taken a driver to drive her around and wait for her downstairs, but she decided that not to this address, not here,
didn’t know how to reach her here. And Gella? Would she worry? Or would she would just assume that the Yerushalmi of so many other misunderstandings had left without even saying goodbye? “I came here to collect,” she turned around, midstep. “My children are hungry. That’s why I came here.” He pointed his chin to indicate she keep going. She took another step down. A man would have never gone for this. He would say, “Excuse me,” and leave. Push aside the old man and leave. A woman? Collecting? She could see why it wasn’t done, no matter that she was the man and the woman and the breadwinner, everything, and that her children were malnourished and starving and they depended on her, only on her, father and mother that she was. She couldn’t leave now, brush past him and flee. He looked too fierce, even in his tiredness and advanced age.
Would she just assume that the Yerushalmi of so many other misunderstandings had left without even saying goodbye? here there was too much money at stake, she would just walk over by herself so as not to have to give a percentage to a driver. Nobody was waiting outside for her. Nobody would ever know if something were to happen. Even her parents
They said he had run many businesses. They said he had the willpower of a person who got to where he was going. But who was he? Why was he taking her here? “This way,” he pointed with his
chin again, and she noticed that on the left, where she hadn’t even dared move her head, were several doors, one of them a heavy, steel door. She obeyed now. There was no use fighting. I sinned, she told the Eibishter, as she accepted that she was now in the hands of this man whose bones jutted out in edges in his elbows, his wrists, his jaws. I come before you full of shame. Her skin drew together, waiting, bracing. “This door,” he leaned over to open the steel door before her. He fished in his pocket, drawing out a single key. The fear was gripping her, that familiar fear she was most afraid of, most vulnerable to, most susceptible to. Her pupils grew wide in the darkness, her breath shallow and thinned. She was stuck here, too weak to fight, too scared to move. The door was unlocked and swung open. It led to another small staircase. “Here,” he said. “Ich ken nisht,” she whimpered. To be continued... Chany Rosengarten authors columns and serialized novels in leading publications. She can be reached at gchanyg@gmail. com.
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After receiving so much feedback and more requests for simple, time-friendly suppers, I present this menu, one of my familyâ€™s favorite meals. Make sure you prepare enough, because the children will be asking for doubles!
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Have supper ready on time, using this simple countdown:
Start preparing soup.
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SEMI-BLENDED VEGETABLE SOUP This is a creamy and thick soup, chockfull of wholesome flavors and nutrients, a great choice to welcome your rednosed children off the school and cheder buses on a frosty winter day. Note: This soup will thicken considerably when refrigerated. It is necessary to add water before reheating.
PREP TIME: 15 minutes. TOTAL COOKING TIME: approximately 2 hours
INGREDIENTS: 1 large white onion
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16 cups of water
¼ cup oil
1 24-oz packet frozen butternut squash cubes
3 garlic cloves 4 cello carrots 1 zucchini 2 sweet potatoes 1 parsnip
1 cup barley ½ cup red lentils ¼ tsp. white pepper 2 T. salt
DIRECTIONS: 1. Chop onions into large pieces. Place in heated 8-quart pot with oil. 2. Peel and chop rest of vegetables into large chunks. Place over onion. Saute for one hour on a medium flame. Do not mix, in order for onions to caramelize. 3. Add water and rest of ingredients. Bring to boil, lower flame, and cook for 40 minutes. 4. When done, blend with immersion blender, just until the large chunks are broken down. This gives unsurpassed texture to the soup.
Seasoned Mother: Have this soup ready early, serve as soon as the kids walk in from school, and proceed with the main dish later, after supper preparations and playtime are over.
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SUNYU POTATOES These potatoes have crispy exteriors and soft interiors, making it the premium spud dish. My grandmother a”h got this recipe from her cousin Sunyu (she boiled the potatoes in a pot, of course), and by now the fourth generation of our family still considers this a popular supper fare. You can never go wrong with this one. PREP TIME: 10 minutes. TOTAL COOKING TIME: 1.5 hours
INGREDIENTS: 8 potatoes, peeled, quartered and cubed ½ cup oil 1 T. kosher salt ⅛ tsp. black pepper ½ tsp. paprika
DIRECTIONS: 1. Place potatoes, covered with water, in 9x13” pan with lid. 2. Allow to cook on medium flame for approximately 20 minutes. Potatoes should be just soft enough to enable a fork to go in easily. 3. Remove from flame, slit foil cover with a knife and turn over to drain water. 4. Discard cover. 5. Add oil and spices. Mix gently. 6. Bake on 350° for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Seasoned Chef: If you like potatoes very crispy, bake single layer on a cookie sheet.
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COATING: ½ cup homemade breadcrumbs or panko crumbs ½ cup rice crispies
DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 350°. 2. Pound chicken cutlets and cut each into three strips. 3. Combine dip mixture and place in a Ziploc bag with cutlets. Make sure all cutlets are well coated. 4. Mix coating ingredients, and with your fingers, coarsely crush some of the rice crispies. 5. Dip cutlets into coating and place in a lined and greased cookie sheet. 6. Bake for 20 minute, uncovered, turning over after ten minutes.
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Having discussed various issues that can arise in the construction of a two-family home, we turn to the exciting possibilities of townhouses which can present certain challenges but also offer practically limitless options. Townhouse living comes with certain advantages; in addition to not having anyone living over or under you, you have full control over your unit. Best of all, townhouse owners have the option of using all three levels for their own living space, or can turn some or all of their first floor into an accessory apartment that provides a rental income.
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THE TOWNHOUSE UNDERTAKING A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT WITH another family on a shared lot can seem daunting, but a little advance planning can prevent endless problems down the road. While the exterior facade of side by side homes should be the same, and proper soundproofing between the two units is essential, there is no reason why the both interiors have to be carbon copies of each other, giving each family the liberty to construct their ideal home. In this case, each of the two halves of the attached townhouse consisted of 2,600 square feet and both families agreed that the most logical plan of action was to dedicate slightly more area to their downstairs living space. Plans were drawn up that allocated 1,350 square feet to the first and second levels and 1,250 square feet to the third. How to best put the available space to use? Think about your daily lifestyle and, starting with your entrance, go room by room, envisioning how each one will be used and what kind of storage space would best suit your needs. Make a list of your requirements and preferences for every room so that you can incorporate those details into your plans. While both families in this project elected to turn their first floor into an accessory apartment and used identical plans for their third floor, each had their own ideas of an ideal main floor layout. Because Mrs. Bloom* of Unit #1 has a family of boys, she knew that she needed a study on the main level. We made sure to leave a comfortable amount of space for a proper entryway and positioned the stairs to the third level slightly farther back than usual, leaving room for a study. We also kept her playroom near the kitchen, but in a totally separate room, at her request. Mrs. Rabinowitz* in Unit #2 wanted to maximize open space on her first floor. We configured her lower level to include a vestibule with closets as well as a spacious opening to the second floor. An opening between the dinette and the playroom gives the Rabinowitzâ€™s the ability to combine the two spaces, giving them an impressive 26 feet of space when the family gathers for simchos. Should the need for a study ever arise, the Rabinowitzâ€™s can always shave off one room from the downstairs accessory apartment and use that space as a study.
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Obviously, every family has different needs and what worked for the Blooms and the Rabinowitzes may not work for you. Keep these factors in mind when planning a living area: • Have ample space in your entryway to avoid traffic, a practical layout that makes your house feel spacious. • Include enough closets to accommodate your family’s needs. • Ensure easy access from the kitchen to dining area, an important design element that should never be overlooked. • Install sufficient lighting near the stairs to avoid nighttime falls. The upstairs living space in the townhouse includes five bedrooms, two bathrooms, one toilet and a laundry room for each unit. When designing a space that is both useful and comfortable consider: • Situating the master bedroom far away from the stairs for maximum privacy. • Locating one of the bedrooms near the master bedroom to be used as a nursery, if necessary. • Sizing each room appropriately for the number of people who will be using it. • Putting closet doors in locations that will not interfere with furniture. • Placing a full bathroom near at least two bedrooms. Consider adding an extra door to one of the bedrooms, giving guests or teens private access to the bathroom. • Leaving a minimum of four square feet of space in front of steps leading to the main level. Having an upstairs laundry room is extremely practical, giving you the ability to wash clothing and linens near the space where they are used and stored. If you have enough space, make the laundry room large enough so that all folding and hanging can happen in the laundry room, keeping your bedrooms clutter free. It is important to remember that planning ahead and taking these small steps in the initial phases of your construction project will hopefully prevent future disappointments. Don’t hesitate to reach out for professional help during this all-important planning stage. You are investing so much time, money and effort on your construction project, that spending a few dollars more in the early stages is a smart investment that can yield big payoffs for years to come. COMMERCIAL
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For many people in our fast-paced society, a good night’s sleep is but a dream. With contemporary living being a far cry from the days in which people retired with the sun, modern man pushes the bounds of the circadian rhythm in the attempt to do more, see more, and be more. And once that natural rhythm is lost, it’s hard to get back on track. Enter the world of sleep aides. With the global sleep aide market raking in over $580 million in the year 2014 alone, there’s clearly a lot of tired people walking the planet, desperate for something to help them mellow out and settle down. For some, relief comes in the form of prescription medication. Others, however, opt for over-the-counter (OTC) options in the assumption that non-prescriptives are safer and less addictive. One of the most popular OTC options is melatonin.
Mommy’s Little Helper “I give melatonin very infrequently and in very small doses,” Shira* tells me, “But there is a time and place, like after Yom Tov or when the clock is moved. The body has trouble regulating, and it gets my kids back on track.” Shira’s not the only one that feels this way. Many parents, in fact, turn to these easily obtainable and often chewable little “helpers,” allowing their children to be lulled into a melatonin-induced slumber. For themselves, as well, adults purchase melatonin in the hopes of sweet sleep. But where does melatonin come from, and does it actually work? And more importantly, is it safe?
What Is Melatonin? Often believed to be a vitamin or mineral, melatonin is actually neither. Touted as a natural dietary supplement, melatonin looks relatively benign when lining the shelves of a vitamin shop. The truth, however, is that melatonin
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is nothing like the helpful herbs available for purchase, because it is, in fact, something completely different. Melatonin is a hormone. Much like its daytime counterpart cortisol, melatonin is a hormone related to stress and is produced naturally by the human body — though their mechanisms are drastically different. While cortisol energizes and enables the body to handle stress, melatonin has more of a shut-down effect. Commercial melatonin is either extracted from the hormone-producing glands of animals, like bovine, or created in a laboratory with synthetic ingredients.
Does Melatonin Work as a Sleep Aide? While many people are devoted users of melatonin, claiming that it helps them fall asleep, melatonin has actually never been proven to relieve insomnia. The quality and length of sleep when using melatonin has also been shown to be comparable to sleep without ingestion of the commercial hormone. Why
then, do so many people stock this product in the medicine cabinet as the turn-to supplement for days when sleep just doesn’t beckon?
How the Hormone Works Surprisingly, melatonin natural to the body has little to do with sleep and everything to do with darkness. Every evening as dark settles upon the world, melatonin levels in the human being begin to rise, eventually reaching its peak around 3 a.m. This is because the body naturally interprets darkness as a significant stress to the body, and responds by releasing the hormone in question: melatonin. A common misconception is that melatonin is a sleep hormone, when it is actually an antistress hormone. Melatonin, in the attempt to relax the body, causes it to feel less focused and slightly disoriented, allowing a person to more easily succumb to sleep. It is a sleep regulator that works by sending a message to the brain that slumber is appropriate at the given time, due to the stressful nature of dark. It is not a sleep initiator on its own. Natural melatonin production in the body can be disrupted by light, most significantly those of the white (like light bulbs) or blue (technology) origins. Even if the hour is extremely late, but the lights are still bright, melatonin production will be minimal, though it is possible for a person to sleep. In short, though melatonin is intrinsically connected to night and the circadian rhythm, it does not directly induce sleep. When taken
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in pill form, the “sleepiness” felt is actually a mild stupor and cognitive impairment that is the body’s way of responding to stressful stimuli.
So… Is It Safe? As of yet the FDA has not approved use of melatonin as a sleep aid, though the FDA does allow it to be sold as a dietary supplement because it can be found in certain foods, such as cherries, oranges and tomatoes. That being said, it is the only orally administered hormone allowed to be dispensed in America without a prescription. Hormonal balance, however, is a delicate system that takes place naturally inside of the body. Without FDA monitoring, many companies sell melatonin in excess of even 20 times what the body produces naturally. Sadly, this can wreak havoc on growing children’s bodies, as
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ABSORB THE LIGHT.
TAKE A HOT BATH.
KEEP THE ROOM COOL.
Right when you wake up, open those shades or get outdoors. Melatonin levels will drop, helping to regulate the hormonal balance. Later, when the body begins producing melatonin again, your brain will hear the bedtime message.
The temperature change from hot bath to cooler air mimics the body’s temperature drop in preparation for sleep, helping you get there faster.
Rooms that are too hot or cold will keep you tossing and turning.
well as people of any age. Melatonin in normal, internally produced amounts is vital to immune system function, and acts as an anti-inflammatory. It’s also been shown to be an effective deterrent to yena machlah, slowing the rate of spread of some types of the dreaded disease. In fact, night workers who have significantly lower rates of melatonin production have been shown to have a higher chance of contracting specific types of dangerous growth, lo aleinu. When taken in pill form, however, risk of that delicate hormonal balance being disrupted is of large concern, and carries the additional risk that the body can become accustomed (read: addicted) to even high levels of melatonin, causing the body to no longer respond to lower doses of — or even be able to produce it’s own — melatonin. As Dr. Esther Apter says, “Whenever we take a hormone from outside the body, like synthetic melatonin, our own bodies stop producing their own melatonin. It’s a much better idea to take a natural supplement that stimulates the body’s own production of melatonin.” She also recommends going to sleep early on a regular ba-
EXERCISE DURING THE DAY. Knock yourself out with physical exhaustion — the good kind, of course.
sis for optimal melatonin stimulation, as well as herbal options that contain St. John’s wart, valerian root, and valocordin, like her own mixture called “Calm and Sleep.” Certain foods also have the power to boost melatonin, with pineapple the forerunner of the bunch. According to one study, pineapple naturally raised melatonin levels by 266%, while bananas rated second at about a 180% increase. And yet, synthetic hormones are still being welcomed into many a home, perhaps due to simple marketing and the naivete of the masses. Perhaps most telling about the true nature of the pop drug, is that when this writer reached out to manufacturers of commonly sold melatonin, no answer was the only answer received to my inquiries.
On the Flip Side... “I had kids who couldn’t sleep, and I consulted with some of the most health-minded people out there, and I was told that melatonin is safe to give, because there is nothing worse than not being able to sleep,” Shaindy*, a well-known alternative health practitioner tells me, admitting that she gives her own children the hormone up to five times a week. Shocked though
MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS’ TAKE ON MELATONIN Considering the small advances melatonin provides to the timing of sleep, and considering what we know about how melatonin works in the body, it is not worth the risk to child and adolescent safety.” Professor David Kennaway, Head of the Circadian Physiology Laboratory at the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute.
I know it’s hard. I know we all want our kids to sleep well at night, but a pill isn’t always the answer.” Dr. Johnson-Arbor of Hartford Hospital
Professor Kennaway warns that providing melatonin supplements to children may result in serious side effects when the children are older. “The use of melatonin as a drug for the treatment of sleep disorders for children is increasing and this is rather alarming,” Professor Kennaway says. He adds that the United States is the only country where melatonin is completely unregulated. “It’s considered to be a ‘dietary supplement,’ not a regulated drug, and is therefore readily available,” he says. Kennaway has been researching melatonin for the past 40 years, and feels these concerns have largely been ignored throughout the world.
Melatonin is an important tool in the treatment of sleep disorders in children, and because it is naturally derived, there is a widespread perception that it is safe. However, I have become concerned by the frequency of its use, especially in an unsupervised way.” Craig Canapari MD, Director at Yale Pediatric Sleep Center
Dr. Canapari writes that melatonin sales have doubled in the past ten years, increasing from $90 million in 2007 to $260 million in 2012, and he is worried that its widespread availability has led to some parents using it as a shortcut to good sleep practices.
The essential question to explore in your child’s case is why he is having trouble sleeping.” Rubin Naiman, Ph.D., sleep and dream specialist at the University of Arizona
Dr. Naiman says that since the effects of extra melatonin on development are unknown, sleep specialists have cautioned against using melatonin for children. He notes that some preliminary data suggests that melatonin may be effective in helping developmentally delayed children, especially autistic kids, with sleep problems, but he said that addressing the underlying contributors is central to any long-term strategy.
Dr. Johnson-Arbor urges parents to think twice before resorting to melatonin. “It is a hormone and it definitely can have these severe interactions that you might not think of, just looking at the pill on the counter and buying it over the counter, thinking it is safe.”
Melatonin is not a sleeping pill.” Dr. Michael Breus, “The Sleep Doctor”
Like many other practitioners who have researched this supplement, Dr. Breus believes melatonin is a bad answer to insomnia. “This is the really important thing you should understand about melatonin: Melatonin is a sleep and body clock regulator – not a sleep initiator. Melatonin works with your biological clock by telling your brain when it is time to sleep. Melatonin does not increase your sleep drive or need for sleep.”
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I am, on the latter point regarding sleep, I do concur. How can the body heal from daily wear and tear or even infrequent trauma without sleep? A human being can survive over a month without food, but only a few days without restful slumber. Sleep is, after all, the most significant cornerstone of a well-functioning human being. According to Dr. Sondra Heiligman of Baltimore, a pediatrician specializing in endocrinology, there are certain instances in which medical professionals can legitimately recommend use of melatonin, though it should not be the immediate go-to option. “I propose first, long before suggesting melatonin, looking into all the normal factors to see if there are negative habits and rituals, and then work on sleep methods to help them fall asleep. Is the room dark? Is the child too hot or too cold? Of course, you have to rule out certain conditions like sleep apnea or sleep night terrors.” She says, “There is a place for melatonin’s usage in certain circumstances, but it’s not my first recommendation when discussing sleep problems with parents.” Even when prescribing melatonin, it comes with a measure of discomfort. “Because it is ‘natural’ and is readily available, there isn’t as much supervision of its use in individual cases,” adds Dr. Heiligman. “It may come up as an option, however, when other methods have been reviewed.”
To Pop or Not? Though the evidence seems stacked against the use of the hormone on a daily basis, perhaps, in special circumstances melatonininduced stupor may actually be a decent option when weighed against the risks of long-term sleep deprivation. Only you can ask yourself: Should I pop this pill, or shouldn’t I? As for me, I think I’ll skip the stupor. *names have been changed for privacy
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I often find it difficult to get up in the morning due to sleepiness
I am often very drowsy at school or at work
I regularly cut my sleep by several hours as compared with what my body seems to need I can’t wake up without an alarm clock
I rely on coffee to get me through the day
I can’t pull through the day without a nap
I often experience my day through a fog
I would think it’s safe to assume that 90% of readers will feel that at least one of the pointers apply to them. And it’s not that any of us are up at night reading novels, playing games, or wasting time. Life is just so busy.
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THE KIDS HAVE TOO MUCH HOMEWORK. THE TEENS HAVE THAT TOO, WITH THE ADDITION OF numerous social or learning obligations. The working girls have responsibilities and simchos to attend. Housewives are overwhelmed by the many roles they juggle simultaneously. The men’s rigid schedule has no wiggle room. The mothers are trying to run their ship, and so much has to be done only when the house settles down, and that happens so late! Throw in events and simchos and all the must-dos vying for first place on our to-do lists, and one is tempted to forgo sleep altogether and work around the clock. They’re not even excuses. The reasons for our sleep deprivation are so valid. The day always ends too soon, so do we have a choice other than snitching some hours from the night? The reasons notwithstanding, sleep does not get the respect it deserves. The more pointers you agreed with from the previous page, the lower sleep is on your list of priorities. And we’re not really to blame. Starting with our nation’s leaders, our society looks at sleep as a thing to be pushed aside and given the attention only as a last resort.
Former President Bill Clinton, when running for president, freely admitted that he went 48 hours without sleep. There was too much at stake to “waste” time undercover.
President Barack Obama’s bedtime is at 1:00 AM and he’s already up at 7:00 am, gently prodded awake by the White House secretary. And this is only on the nights when there are no emergencies.
President-elect Donald Trump credits his financial success to sleeping only three to four hours each night. “How does somebody who’s sleeping 12 to 14 hours a day compete with someone who’s sleeping three to four?” he asked.
Is it any wonder that sleep is not respected enough? We get the not-such-subtle message that needing sleep is a sign of weakness, and we really ought to transcend this lowly human need and push ourselves to do more and sleep less. According to a study by the CDC of working people, 36% get fewer than six hours of shut-eye each night. That means that a large chunk of Americans are terribly sleep deprived. Not that we needed some study to tell that to us! We feel it in our bones and hear it from anyone we come in contact with over the course of our day. People seem not to realize, or not want to realize, that sleep isn’t just a form of rest and that a good, solid night is not indulgence! Sleep plays a critical physiological function and is indispensable to our development and ability to perform. Those who do not sleep enough do not tap into their full intellectual capabilities.
HOW MANY HOURS OF SHUTEYE? In February 2015, the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) convened experts of sleep, anatomy and physiology, as well as pediatrics, neurology, gerontology and gynecology to reach a consensus from the broadest range of scientific disciplines to determine the scientifically grounded guidelines on the amount of sleep we need a night. Following are their recommendations.
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NEWBORNS/0-3 MONTHS 14-17 HOURS
INFANTS/4-11 MONTHS 12-15 HOURS
11 to 13 hours/18 to 19 hours
10 to 11 hours/16 to 18 hours
Less than 11 hours/More than 19 hours
Less than 10 hours/More than 18 hours
TODDLERS/1-2 YEARS 11-14 HOURS
PRESCHOOLERS/3-5 YRS 10-13 HOURS
9 to 10 hours/15 to 16 hours
8 to 9 hours/14 hours
Less than 9 hours/More than 16 hours
Less than 8 hours/More than 14 hours
SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN/6-13 YEARS 9-11 HOURS 7 to 8 hours/12 hours Less than 7 hours/More than 12 hours
YOUNG ADULTS/ 18-25 YEARS 7-9 HOURS 6 hours/10 to 11 hours Less than 6 hours/More than 11 hours
TEENAGERS/14-17 YEARS 8-10 HOURS 7 hours/11 hours Less than 7 hours/More than 11 hours
ADULTS/26-64 YEARS 7-9 HOURS 6 hours/10 hours Less than 6 hours/More than 10 hours
Source: NSF sleepfoundation.org
OLDER ADULTS/ 65+ YEARS 7-8 HOURS 5 to 6 hours/9 hours Less than 5 hours/More than 9 hours
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Is it important that I put in my recommended hours at a specific time, or can I sleep from 2:00 to 10:00 a.m. and have my sleeping needs met? We all have received the advice, “An hour of sleep before midnight is worth two after,” at one point or another. Although the adage is not necessarily rooted in factual evidence, it is sourced from a correct theory. The quality of sleep does shift at one point of the night; it just doesn’t occur at midnight. Sleep is a cycle of phases, a back-and-forth shift between rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and non-REM sleep. During REM sleep, vivid dreams occur as the memories, and thoughts from the day are processed. During non-REM sleep, many crucial restorative functions occur, and in its deepest phase, the brain recovers from its daily activities, repairing the damage the body has incurred during the day. During sleep you experience 90-minute cycles, which start with non-REM sleep followed by REM sleep. Oddly, the ratio of non-REM-to-REM sleep within these 90-minute cycles changes across the night, regardless of when you go to bed. Early in the night (between the hours of 11pm and 3am), the majority of those cycles are comprised of deep non-REM sleep and very little REM sleep. Yet, in the second half of the night (the hours between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m.), this balance changes; the 90-minute cycles are comprised of more REM sleep together with a lighter form of non-REM sleep. Going to bed too late, then, will deprive you of a chunk of the restorative functions that make you productive and alert. So if you’re not making it to bed before midnight, so be it. But make sure you’re packing in good solid, non-REM-filled sleep before the clock strikes three...
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IS “EARLY TO BED” FOR EVERYONE? The division of people into “morning larks” and “night owls” is based on our individual circadian rhythms — our internal body clock that keeps us going. Each of us has a natural rhythm that we should follow. Our body tells us when it’s tired and should be waking up (without an alarm clock!) when it is fully recharged. Going to sleep at 10:00 or even 11:00 is not for everyone. “It’s a mistake to go to bed too early,” clinical sleep researcher Rafael Pelayo said. “Trying to go to sleep when your body wants to be awake is like swimming upstream.” In other words, if you’re fighting your natural rhythm, forcing yourself to go to bed early is only going to make you anxious about not being able to fall asleep. According to insomnia researcher Allison Siebern from Stanford University, the best time for a person to go to sleep is the hour when they feel the sleepiest. And once you determine when your sleep hour is, get into schedule, hitting the sack fifteen minutes before your prime sleeping time.
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NO ALTERNATIVE TIME TOSLEEPSLEEP! CYCLES Around the globe, among different nations and cultures, it seems there’s one thing that all of humanity agrees upon — that we go to sleep at night and stay awake by day… But not everyone. The vast majority of the world is MONOPHASIC, sleeping once in a 24-hour cycle. But there are individuals and groups who find who find that a POLYPHASIC sleeping pattern, those involving multiple sleeping phases in a 24-hour period, work best for their lifestyle and schedule.
FREE-RUNNING SLEEP If you simply recharge your phone when it’s low on juice, why can’t you do the same? think people who believe in free-running sleep. Basically, they keep going until they feel tired, and then take a nap or turn in for the night when they feel they need to sleep. This is not recommended, as our body is naturally inclined to a 24-hour cycle and not a workand-recharge system.
ingly, many who’ve tried it reverted to monophasic sleeping patterns after reporting boredom (what really should they be doing 22 hours a day?), being out of sync with their family’s schedule, and of course, crushing tiredness that caused them to do things like crashing cars and totally not living in the moment. Each of these cycles have a period of adaptation, where the person undergoes a “zombie mode” where normal cognitive function is severely impaired, until his body adapts to minimal sleeping times. It is unsure if and how it affects the health of people adapted to that lifestyle, but it can’t be too beneficial! FYI: When did Thomas Edison invent the 1,093 patents attributed to his genius? While his contemporaries slept! Edison was a polyphasic sleeper, relying on naps throughout the day to increase his waking time.
EVERYMAN CYCLE This cycle consists of four sleeps in a 24hour cycle: a 3.5-hour spell of core sleep and three 20-minute naps across the day.
This cycle, common in Israel, other Mediterranean countries and in Latin America, consists of a split sleeping pattern: 5-6 hours of sleep at night and a 1.5-hour nap after midday. It is not proper to ring the doorbell or call on the phone after lunch in those regions.
In this class are Everyman, Dymaxion and Uberman cycles, the Everyman being the least sleep-depriving of the three, but nothing that you’d want to try! Polyphasic cycles are tried by people who feel sleep is a waste of time, and there’s so much to be done instead of recharging. Not surpris-
This cycle consists of 6 to 8 equidistant naps across the day, each lasting 20 minutes.
This cycle consists of 4 half-hour-naps throughout the day, one every 6 hours.
FYI: Leonardo da Vinci followed the Uberman sleep cycle.
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A Bit of Mattress History The first waterbed is invented in Persia. People fill animal skin with water.
First mattresses are made of leaves, grass and straw. Animal skins are used over it as binding. Beds are invented to raise mattresses off the ground away from pests and dirt.
Mid-18th Century: Linens and cotton mattress covers become common. Mattress design has improved shaped like a box with sewn edges.
Late 1800s: Box springs invented
In Ancient Rome mattresses define classes. The peasants sleep on hay, and the nobles on feathers. Early-1700 mattresses are first filled with wool or cotton.
1960-70s: Adjustable beds become popular in homes in the U.S. NASA invents cushion to protect astronauts at takeoff, and that becomes material used for memory foam mattresses.
2009: Temperaturemoderating mattresses invented to aid temperaturesensitive sleepers
1930-1950s: Inner spring mattresses with coils and airbeds are invented and readily available for consumer purchase.
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IT GETS WORSE THAN DUST MITES Your mattress is also full of shed skin cells (you shed millions a day) and sweat and other fluids like saliva. After ten years your mattress can be 20 pounds heavier thanks to skin cells, mites, sweat etc. and it is recommended to change every 5-7 years. Always use a mattress cover!
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FEDERAL LAW: IT MUST BE FIREPROOF In 2007, it became federal law that all mattresses must meet flammability guidelines in order to be sold in the United States. Mattresses must be able to withstand an open flame for 30 seconds. The law aims to reduce mattress fires from cigarettes, candles and other dangers. The Consumer Products Safety Commission estimates that mattresses meeting these requirements can save up to 270 lives and 1,330 injuries per year.
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AIR: Mattresses that are blown up. You can control firmness. Most popular traveling mattress. Prices vary greatly.
DON’T STORE MONEY UNDER YOUR MATTRESS Burglars and thieves will go there first to look for money and valuables. Better places to store them: taped beneath shelves, behind heavy furniture and inside plants.
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When you make your bed and cover the mattress with your blanket or bedspread you trap sweat and moisture, thereby creating the ideal environment for dust mites. On the other hand, if you leave your sheets exposed to the air, moisture is dried out and the mites cannot survive as easily.
MEMORY FOAM: softest layer on the top and as you get closer to the box spring, the foam gets heavier to ensure support. Avg. price $1,800.00 LATEX: similar to memory foam, just naturally derived. Memory foam mattresses more popular for comfort. There are 100% natural latex mattresses, synthetic latex and a mix of both. Prices depend on how organic the mattress is.
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COIL: rows of springs act as support. Outer quilting made of cotton and fabric. Avg. price $500.00
ADJUSTABLE: Mostly for people with medical issues that impair sleep or movement. Avg. Price $1,800.00-$2,000.00
Most Expensive: Most expensive bed is Baldacchino bed, handcarved by Stuart Hughes. It’s made from three types of wood: ash, cherry and classy canopy, and the interior of the bed is lined by over 200 pounds of 24 carat gold. There are only two Baldacchino Supreme’s ever created. Second most expensive bed is a floating bed for 1.6 million dollars
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PCS Real Estate Course starting once again in Monsey! Professional Career Services (PCS), a division of Agudath Israel of America, has once again joined with Madison Title to present their renowned and affordable course, “Real Estate: The Art of the Deal”. The classes cover a range of subjects, from management and ownership to brokerage and financing, residential and commercial properties. Course participants learn how to find, negotiate and close deals. The course is ideal for people who have just started out or would like to go into the real estate field. Many of the graduates have used the knowledge that they have learned in this class to hone in on their real estate knowledge as well as launch their real estate careers. “In the past participants gained a thorough overview of the commercial real estate field,” states Danny Wechsler, Business Development Coordinator for Madison Title. “They learned from experts in each of these fields and gained the basic knowledge to get started.” “The students were enthusiastic about learning from the seasoned professionals,” concludes Mendy Eisner, course coordinator. “After the resounding success of the Lakewood and Brooklyn classes, we look forward to giving our second course in Monsey.” FOR MORE INFO, EMAIL MONSEYCOURSES@NY.PCSJOBS.ORG OR (845) 459-2059
Heather Bird Heather Bird is part of a legacy of advocacy in the Rochester area starting with her parents. Her mother, who is visually impaired due to Leber's Congenital Amorosis (LCA), has held various advocacy positions and her father is a Social Worker who works with at risk youth and their families. Heather's husband is a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and is working on a degree in Computer Science. Heather and her husband are the proud parents of two children who both have LCA. Heather, who has LCA herself,, is a Social Work major at SUNY Brockport. Heather and her family are the founders of an NFB (National Federation of the Blind) chapter in the Rochester area. She will discuss her experiences of three generations of visual impairment in her family and its impact on her life. She will also convey her views on parenting and provide advice and guidance to help us improve our care and advocacy skills for our children.
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BY: RUCHY REESE
“SHE’S GORGEOUS!” I HEARD my doctor gush as she peeked at the newborn baby lying in the bassinet next to me. “I’ve seen thousands of babies, but this little girl is the most beautiful one I’ve ever seen.” I smiled, my heart bursting with maternal pride. “You know what?” she continued. “I have six-month-old boy… Let’s make a shidduch!” Chuckling at the idea, knowing that we couldn’t foresee the future, I looked down at my darling daughter. One thing I knew for sure: the doctor was right; she was gorgeous, the Gerber babe incarnate. Being a first-time mother, I couldn’t get enough of my newborn and kept her next to me for hours on end. Running on an adrenaline high, I stared and stared at the baby’s perfect features, rarely peeking at the clock. Visitors came and went, meals were delivered, nursing shifts changed and yet, I was still awake and cuddling my baby. “Please dear, can I please take your baby to the nursery for just a few hours so you can sleep a little?” the kindly yiddishe nurse begged me, worried about the twenty-four hours that had already ticked by with nary a wink of sleep. By that time the adrenaline level was finally dropping and I was actually becoming slightly drowsy. But to send away my baby? Never! Didn’t I know what had happened to so many Yemenite babies in the not-so-distant
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past? Hadn’t I heard of switched children, even baby burglaries? “We have a very secure safety system, with double-locking doors, and matching bracelets,” she tried to reassure me. “And honestly, a mother who hasn’t slept for a long time and holds her baby has a danger of dropping the child, or rolling over and squishing it. Please, let yourself take a nap and we’ll make sure she stays safe.” Well, I am feeling kind of shaky… “Okay,” I finally acquiesced. “But just a quick nap, until the next feeding.” A nod of her head, and I watched the nurse wheel my baby. I finally gave in to the beckoning world of slumber. ***** “Mrs., I’m sorry to wake you, but your baby won’t stop crying. She must be hungry.” Barely opening my eyes, I felt my newborn dumped into my arms as a nurse I’d never seen before shuffled out of the room. It had been less than forty-five minutes that I’d been sleeping, and now my baby was back. She had eaten right before she left, and I knew she wasn’t hungry. The second she settled into my arms, the little one stopped crying. Snuggled up with
Mommy, she settled down for a nap. That’s all you wanted, shefeleh. Just to be with Mommy, not some stranger. That’s how it was the rest of the hospital stay; baby cuddles, Mommy cuddles back. No sleep anywhere in sight. By the time Friday night rolled around I was a wreck. My baby having been born on Tuesday morning, I hadn’t slept more than a catnap since Monday. “I can’t do it anymore,” I told my husband, my body shivering with exhaustion. The adrenaline depleted long ago, I had been surviving for several days on sheer willpower. Now that, too, was gone. “If I don’t sleep right now, I don’t know what’s going to happen, but it ain’t gonna be pretty,” I promised him, feeling as though I was going to both faint and vomit. “You want me to take care of the baby? Me? I don’t know what to do with her!” he insisted, but seeing the way I looked he realized he had to do something. Nearly hyperventilating at the thought of diaper changes, cooing, burping and worse yet, the noise of crying, Mr. Genius came up with a brilliant solution. “She’s a girl right?” he said. “Watch this.” Picking up that gorgeous little peckele of non-stop cuddling joy, he looked her square in the eye.
“Baby, if you sleep this whole entire night and let Mommy feel like a human again, Tatty is going to buy you a bracelet. A really pretty one. You hear? No sleep, no bracelet.” Giving her a peck on the cheek, the newly crowned Tatty laid her back into the bassinet and walked out of the room. Yeah right. Like that’s ever going to work… I thought to myself as the fuzziness overcame me. Hours later I jumped up with a start. Panicking, I realized that it had been a long time since I’d last heard from my darling. Leaning over the bassinet I saw the up and down motion of a breathing babe, and let out a sigh of relief. She’s okay. She’s really okay. And I feel almost normal. Just need a drop more sleep… Seven hours later the cry of a hungry little girl woke a now-rested Mommy, telling her it was time for a new day to begin. Stretching, I looked up to see the lopsided grin of my husband. “Told you she’s a real girl. All you had to do was offer jewelry!” My husband giggled and grabbed his tallis bag, heading out to daven. As for that little girl, after receiving her bracelet, she never slept another full night again, until she was fourteen months old. And now, seven years later, jewelry still makes her eyes light up. Because you know, that’s the key to a girl’s heart… and the key to a good night of sleep!
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Tonight will be quiet.
Absolutely not! I won’t allow it!
מזמור לאסף אלקים ...באו גוים
It can’t be! Could my men be going against me?
Are they trying to mock me?
They’re probably sleeping! I’ll take care of them, those animals!
*Tehillim, 79; Tikkun Chatzos
Recap: The neighbors plan to attack the Rashash at night at the Kosel.
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Hey kids! Here’s your chance to show off what you made! Did you have fun in the snow or the fall leaves? Did you construct something special with Magna Tiles or other building toys? We’d love to show everyone how creative Monsey kids are! Please email or mail your picture to The Monsey View.
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Made with American Cheese by Elchonon Weill
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4 letter words 2 points | 5 letter words 3 points | 6 letter words 5 points | 7 letter words 7 points | 8 letter words 9 points | 9 or more 12 points
DIRECTIONS: Write your 4-letter, 5-letter, 6-letter etc. words in alphabetical order, in separate columns. Fax or email your word list, together with your total points by Sunday, 8:00 PM for a chance to win! Include your name, phone number, and address.
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PLAYING RULES: • The following suffixes may not be added to words: “s,” “ing,” “ed,” “er,” and “est.” • The following prefixes may not be added to words: “un,” “re,” and “pre.” • No proper nouns, abbreviations, or acronyms • No bouncing back to letters already used in a given word • Words may not be found with a computer boggle solver. • Words may not be found with the help of a dictionary. • The Monsey View will carefully review all submissions to ascertain each word is found in the dictionary. Points will be deducted for ineligible words. • We reserve the right to disqualify entries that have a few ineligible words, that are not written in alphabetical order, or are missing information. • Each contestant has a chance to win only once in four weeks.
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resist resort roster siesta
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sister spirit sprite stress
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promo prose risen scent
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25. A young salmon 27. Burglarizes 28. Elbow’s site 30. Somewhat 31. Camp sight 32. Buffalo’s lake 33. Textile worker 34. Didn’t go straight 35. Self-images 36. “I slept ____” 37. Health resort 41. Dwindle 44. Stores
1. United States astronaut 2. AM/FM device 3. Friend in a sombrero 4. Spots for soaks
46. Observer 50. Swelling 51. Cassettes 53. Award 54. Egypt’s capital 55. Glowing remnant 56. School assignment 57. Concert gear 58. Take it easy 59. Brainstorm
5. Leveling wedge 6. Tower site 7. All excited 8. Japanese-American 9. Stores 10. Sleepwear 11. Cruel person 12. Cry on a roller coaster 13. Dance instructor’s call 21. Bluish green
1. Take hold of 5. Bridge 9. Winter weathers 14. Tibetan monk 15. LP player 16. Close 17. Blue-pencil 18. Terrorist Org. 19. Feel the same 20. Deeply upsetting dream 22. Blind followers 23. Lasso loop 24. One more than seven 26. “I get it!” 29. Wine and dine 33. Habitants 38. Weather map line 39. Cartoon bear 40. Urge forward 42. Type of leak? 43. Calls up
45. Mail-in vote 47. Take offense at 48. Ottoman governor 49. Liability’s opposite 52. Person with a mike 57. Cover story? 60. Castles in the air 63. Type of shell 64. Fencing sword 65. Claim 66. Academy freshman 67. Average 68. Carpet layer’s calculation 69. Does in 70. Pasty-faced 71. Parrot
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By Ann Zeilingold
Real Estate What Affects Home Value BEN AND DEVORAH HAVE SAVED a significant amount of money and are deciding if they should purchase a home now. In the discussion of them qualifying for the mortgage loan, of course, house price came up. Their budget is limited (they are in good company), and they are debating whether to stretch over their means for a “better” house or whether to buy something less expensive. Devorah wanted to know what makes one house “better” than another. What factors affect the market value of a home? Here are five things that adversely affect a home’s value: • SIZE. A larger home is usually worth more than a smaller home. Some homes have bedrooms that are very small, and a bedroom set cannot fit in, and the dining room and kitchen sizes are very important to a new buyer. A home needs to be able to accommodate furniture, floor space etc.
• LOCATION. We have all heard the old adage about “location...location...location...” determining the value of real estate. The “hottest” areas are the most expensive, but let’s go even deeper; within a specific area, why would one home be in a better location than another? That brings us to the third thing: • BUSY STREET. According to Trulia, a home on a busy street sells from 10% to 15% less than a home on a quiet street. What goes on outside of the home affects the home’s value. An appraisal term used here is “external obsolescence.” A few examples of external obsolescence are homes near train tracks, next to commercial buildings, underneath high tension wires, bordering the highway… • CONDITION. A home that is rundown or has a messy yard, or if the inside is very dated, will sell for less than another home that is neat and clean with a fresh coat of paint. A realtor once told me that a front door that needs paint is a huge turnoff for a new
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buyer. It’s the first sight that greets their eyes. Of course, if the bathrooms and kitchen aren’t functioning and the roof is leaking, this condition will sorely affect the value of the home.
When a buyer is purchasing a home, there is always compromise.
• HOUSE HAS NO MAZEL. Rarely do we hear of this, but if a tragedy happened in a home or if a home is reportedly haunted, some people won’t purchase the home. When a buyer is purchasing a home, there is always compromise. Homes with the above detractors will sell, because there will be a borrower who will com-
promise on location for price or purchase a home that is “haunted” but gorgeous, or purchase a home next to the highway or wires because of location etc… When a bank reviews an appraisal, which is a report that determines the value of a property, they look to see what adjustments were made by the appraiser for condition, location and external obsolescence. Unless a home is not in livable condition, usually the above factors do not affect a mortgage being granted. There is one caveat, though, and some mortgages, especially government mortgages, are very strict on this: If a home has a “bad neighbor,” such as a landfill, power plant, or any business that can negatively affect the environment, a mortgage cannot be granted! Ann Zeilingold, NMLS # 41850 is the Vice President and Branch Manager of FM Home Loans in Pomona, NY. FM Home Loans is a direct lender, licensed in NY, NJ, FL and CT. She has been originating residential mortgages for 27 years. She has recently published a book, which is a must-read for any prospective homebuyer, The Homebuyer’s Companion. Ann grew up in Monsey, and she currently lives in Wesley Hills with her husband and children.
Find Ann’s real estate column weekly in The Monsey View.
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Classifieds FOR SALE CHEVY UPLANDER 140K Miles in a good condition For $1,800! Pls call/ text (845)694-2784! FORD PICKUP TRUCK with over a year till return date. Serious inquires only. Text 845-263-7209 USED FURNITURE Dinette set, master bedroom furniture, and stackable washer dryer for sale $3000. Great for furnished apartment. 362-3276 USED FURNITURE And washer and dryer for sale excellent price please call:1845-352-2131 DINING ROOM SET white wood, 6 chairs and curio. 845 425 1728 MASTER BEDROOM SET brand new condition. 3526354. MASTER BEDROOM FURNITURE in great condition. $2,300 OBO. Includes glass, dresser, night table, armoire and 48” headboards. Call/Text 908783-2230 MOVING SALE Master bedroom set & dining room set for sale. Best offer. Please call or text 8454183434 HOCKEY TABLE Barely used Air hockey table $40 352-2723 H: 30” W 27” L: 54” WOOD SEFORIM SHANK Gorgeous and in a perfect condition! 7.5’x7.5’. Asking $850 original $2400. Selling due to moving. Call 845-9181753
MASTER BEDROOM furniture cheap sale. Headboards, frames, box springs (44”), night stand, dresser, and armoire. Best offer, call 362-0838 FURNITURE TO SELL Reasonable, bedroom, [bridge] dining room, 10 chairs, 10 foot table. Crib. Call 8454257780 DINETTE TABLE/CHAIRS Big Glass top dinette table with 6 matching chairs (recently upholstered) very nice condition! please call or text 347-463-7223 CHILDRENS ARMOIRE For sale due to moving. $250. Please call 3474860344 COFFEE TABLE Beautiful round glass coffee table with base $200 call 845664-2109 CORNER UNIT 6’ tall wood unit for decorative items, also Fisher Price Soothing Motion Glider for infant in excellent condition. Call 845-352-2874 FURNITURE SALE Two mahogany twin headboards $99, two rod iron kitchen stools $75, wooden oak and glass hutch $150. Call 917-280-4559 FOR SALE used washer dryer and furniture for sale excellent price. 1845-352-2131 STOVE/OVEN Black 30” 5 burner frigidaire. Great condition. Also have extra set of grates for pesach. 845-352-0860 WASHER/DRYER Big size Top loading Washer and Dryer in almost new condition. $350 or best offer. please call or text 347-4637223
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// for sale // for rent SELF CLEAN OVEN iron grates mildly used 347822-4018 BLACK STOVE 24” barely used (1 year) mint condition selling due to moving 845.263.2136 30” OVEN Used Black Frigidaire Gallery in good condition. Includes extra grates. Please call 845426-3232. SILVER WALL MENORAH Barely used, beautiful sterling 925 for sale. Repolished professionally, current style and looks brand new. 845-356-7167 STERLING SILVER BOTTLE w/6 cups, priced below wholesale, Couple of sets to choose from. Great for gift from grandparents. 845356-7167 KALLAH JEWELRY hardly used for sale. Beautiful expensive,Bracelet, Earrings, Watch, please call .845-746-6012 DOUBLE STROLLER mountain buggy duet for sale. beautiful condition. Please call or text 8452740453 TWIN MOUNTAIN BUGGY Good condition and great price please call 362-9259 SALON CHAIR Haircutting salon chair for sale. Hardly used. Please call or text 8452740453 MEN’S MOUNTAIN BIKE New Diamondback $250 598-4438 STROLLER FOR SALE Double black Bumbleride stroller for sale in great condition. Rain cover included. Got matching buntings for it too! 845-3716218
BLACK SUIT New 100% wool, size 40 short and size 42 short $100 each. 598-4438 SUZANNE HEADPIECE Custom, worn once, for sale. Please call 845 263 9140 BRONZE CHANDELIERS (3 standard bulbs) brand new for $40 each 718-437-0797. SET OF סיפורי צדיקים 360 inspiring bedtime stories. (divided into 12 monthly booklets) $75.00 Free delivery T.845-7831162C.718-219-8230 MINK JACKET pre-loved. Treat yourself to royalty at a price can afford. 8452636265 GOPED CRUISER Used GoPed gas-scooter w/ seat & basket for sale. asking $600 OBO (was $930). Pls. call/txt 845-499-5605 KALLAH COAT Magnificent long black kallah coat. Brand new size 14. Selling for half price. 845587-2318. CARPET ART Colorful wall hanging or floor decor. 100% acrylic: “Nature” 40” W x 54” H. “Sunshine” 24” W x 45” H includes 7” fringe. (845) 352-2412. LARGE BOX of white towels, used down pillows, used blankets, boxes of Jewish CDs. Call 917-2804559 VELOUR STRETCHIES at greatly discounted price 0~3 & 3~6 months. please call 746 0896 JJ COLE BUNDLEME Grey velour, infant bundleme for sale, $20. Very lightly used. 845-426-2434
CANON PIXMA photo printer & Canon photo paper. Orig price over $400, selling $120. Call/text 845.548.2685 DJ MIXER for sale 2 cd & usb inputs 2 screens w/ case txt or call 914067717 AIR CONDITIONERS to sell, 12,000 BTU regular & casement, good condition & price, regular & casement, 845-425-2667 THREE CAR SEATS used, for sale, great for play group driver. 845.419.8747 MAMAS & PAPAS Caterpillar ride on rocking horse wood toy plush colorful $65 call 845-664-2109 GRACO CARSEAT newborn carseat for sale in perfect condition. $65.00 Call 356-4749 LITTLE TIKES TOYBOX Big white w pink cover, kids, small blue table no chairs call 2743577 WURLITZER PIANO & BENCH Selling cheap, all keys work, pickup 1/2 hour from MONSEY. 914-8063048. SHOES Girls Venettini black Shabbos shoes size 29. New in box, worn once. Any reasonable offer. Call 347-342-7089 FRESH FISH By the case only! Salmon & salmon fillet tilapia-tunagefilte fish volove hechsher free delivery 347-275-5408 CANON PHOTO PRINTER new in box. Call 845-3561932
HIGH RANCH 4+ bd, Stonehouse area, quite dead end, nice back yard, S8 welcome, 845-263-2871 NEW HEMPSTEAD Join the lovely “new up the hill” area for only $420k! 3 bedroom split level, private yard and low taxes! Shayndel Moore 845-608-0538 NEW CITY newer 3 Bedroom small colonial on quiet street only $429k! Call Shayndel Moore 845-608-0538 SPACIOUS COLONIAL 18 Bonnie Ct, New Hempstead 4 bedrooms 3 baths Young roof & windows New granite kitchen Full walkout basement $499,900 845-729-3299 PRIVATE HOUSE in chestnut ridge 4 bedrooms 2 full bathrooms close to shuls and walking distance to Monsey. Call 845-274-2379 FALLSBURG Near yeshiva, winterized home with lot attached asking 189K. Please call 1800 335 8399 LOOKING TO BUY or sell in Monsey and surrounding areas? Ask me about my new listing in Concord. Chani Wealcatch 845-641-3410
FOR RENT CHESTNUT RIDGE Private house on Wilshire Drive for rent 4 bedrooms, playroom 2 full baths. 845499-9926 MAPLE TERRACE 7 bedrooms, 5 baths, beautiful kitchen, big dining room, spacious playroom… call 347-623-5697
3 BEDROOM 2 floor house for rent on Sneden Ct. off Union. Beautiful condition. call 718963-0318 HOUSE FOR RENT on Brewer Road please call (845)304-1248 3 BDRM APT Brand new, for rent Sneden Court (off Union Road) spacious rooms, 2 full bths, porch, 845-517-4732 BRAND NEW Duplex, 5 Bdrm apts on Rt. 306, includes Playroom, Pesach Kitchen, Porch, 2.5 Bths, 845-517-4732 HOUSE FOR RENT in Chestnut Ridge (Dexter Park) 4 br, 2 bathroom, laundry room, eat in kitchen, near park. 845.596.8278. PRIVATE HOUSE For rent Freshly painted and scraped, band new kitchen, 4 bedrooms, plus basement. $2,300. Call: 352-5056. CHESTNUT RIDGE Private house on Spring Hill For rent 4 bedrooms, playroom 2 full bath. 845 642 0910 GWEN LANE Beautiful 3 room apartment located on Gwen Lane
available now. Call (845) 352-7118 WALK IN APT. Beautiful apt w/ large kitchen and island. Pesach kitchen, large living/ dining room, 3 bdrms, 2 and half baths, laundry room... Near viznitz. section 8 ok. 659-6219 FAMILY OF 4 With financial difficulties need 1 room apt. because baby medical issue no bsmt, ground level, carpet, musty 2489558559 5 LARGE ROOMS with plenty of closet space and 2 bathrooms. Near Viznitz. 845-426-1251 3 BEDROOM dining room, kitchen, full bath room, freshly painted union and viola 845-6627000 BRAND NEW 1 and 2 bedroom apartment in the area of hatzlocha grocery Call 845-274-2379 3 BDRM. APT. Brand New, Airy, Great Location! Near shopping mall. Call 347-946-5381. 4 ROOM APARTMENT for Rent, Chosson Kallah Only on Dana Road, Asking
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Please send your Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org $1400 Plus. Call (845) 2820750 after 6PM NEW HEMPSTEAD stunning new apt ceramic tiles; 2 Huge bdrms + living/dining/study; big dinette+ktchn State/Art brand new appliances 845 377 3687 EW HEMPSTEAD N 3 or 5 bedrm home; spacious living/dining rooms; brand new modern kitchen/ appliances; skylight; hardwood flooring; deck overlooking pool and yard. email@example.com 845 37R-ENT7 3 BEDROOM APT 3 bedroom apt for rent on Bluefield. 845-499-9926 BLUEFIELD AREA couple looking to rent out their beautiful, brand new, spacious apt - fully furnished - for several months. Call: 517-7293 4 BEDROOM APT w Pesach Kitchen, newly renovated, Adar Ct, 845-2632871 HOTEL STYLE SUITE for rent short term. Suzanne lake area. Call 845 754 5235
PRIVATE HOUSE 2 newly renovated apartments available for rent in prime Airmont neighborhood. For more details call/text 9176765788 MIAMI BEACH Carriage Club North Beautiful 2 Bedrooms, 2 baths, pool, ground floor, oceanfront, backyard, weekly/monthly. 845-2743175 WALK IN APT. Sunny 2 rm, Private entrance. New kitchen, new floor full bath, washer/dryer freshly painted, Dana rd. $950 Chosson kallah Aail845 826 0700 VACATION RENTAL reasonable price. באקוועמע צוויי צומערדיגע דירה צו פארדינגען אין .ך אדער שבת, ווא,גיבבערס אויפן טאג 845-794-1227 FURN/UNFURN 3 room walk-in w/all appliances. Sep entr & driveway.Great 4 chossonkallah. Long/short term 845-826-4188 FOR RENT on Adar Court. 2 Bedroom walk-in apartment for rent. Available immediately. Please call 845-659-4531.
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// for rent // dresses and gowns // help FOR RENT on Westside Avenue. Brand new 5 bedroom duplex for rent. Includes DR/LR, Kit/ Dinette, Study, Playroom, 5 Bdrms, 3.5 baths. Available immediately. Asking $2800/ mos. No Section 8. Please call 845-659-4531.
BEAUTIFUL GOWN available to rent. Size 2. Call 8455210056.
WAREHOUSE SPACE Approx 1200 square footage warehouse space avail in SV. Shared Loading Dock + Drive in. 12 Ft ceiling. Call 845538-0134
GOWN FOR SALE Beautiful sister of the bride lace with teal blue lining sz 4-6 659-9155
386 RT 59 office space 3 separate offices large window $1,600.00 845425-6565 RETAIL SPACE Looking for new or existing business to split retail space in a busy shopping center in Monsey. Please call: 845517-8343 OFFICE SPACE West St. Spring Valley, 2 room office space, heimishe office bldg. Private entrance, $875. monthly included utilities. 845-641-4208
NAVY BLUE sister of the bride dress size 12/14 for rent @ great price. Also a size 18 greyish/blue. call 845.300.0636
MECHETENISA (RAQUEL) light beige with soft beading gown 10-12 best offer plz call 659-9155 SHABBOS SKIRT size 42 tauber’s scuba .8457468506 BEAUTIFUL shabbos and chasunah maternity sz s & m tops at closeout for just $29. few left! West central area. 3711765 CUSTOM MADE C.R. Kohl gown, tulle & cut velvet size 2-4. call: 347-6830557
OFFICE SPACE A big basement for rent for a office plus storage space in the Maple area! call/text (845)694-2784
SISTER OF THE BRIDE light color gowns size 00,0 and childrens gowns size 12, and 18 months Call 845-6424968
OFFICE SPACE Bates area; Ground level; approx. 450 sq ft. Newly renovated; Private entrance; 845.426.1830
BOYS TUXEDO 5 pc off-white tuxedo size 2-3 with matching socks rent or sell. 362-2422
DRESS/GOWNS WEDDING DRESS Beautiful teen wedding dress size 0-2 white lace top with grey tulle skirt call 352-5981 TERI JON DRESS New, size 12 for rent. Pls call 425-2235
STUNNING DRESS navy blue, for rent/sale at a great price.size 2.8457468506 SISTER OF BRIDE Magnificent custom dress for rent. Size 2-4. Please call 845352-1752. ADORABLE SOFT PINK and gold little girls gown size 2 rent or sell 362-2422
p wanted SISTER OF THE BRIDE Beautiful black and white gown to sell. Approx size 2 $400 please call 845-5481264 BEADED GOWN beautiful shade of lilac size 10 was taken in to a size 2 can be taken out 362-2422 BLACK SKIRT Size 0 very elegant with pink ruffled blouse at giveaway price. 608-9176 GOWN Size 4 to 6, 100% Silk, exquisite lace and pearls. Customized for the princess bride. Worn once. Sale or rent. (845) 352-2412.
SISTER OF THE BRIDE sz 2 silver grey party dress. lace top, Silk bottom. 845 222 4034 MARKS & SPENCER velour jacket and outfit 9 months. please call 746 0896. BRAND NEW Ivory with coral pink & gold brocade center. Approx Size 6-8. Stunning style & slenderizing fit, Text for pic/ Call 845.548.2685 ELEGANT IVORY DRESS for married sis of bride size 12-14 for 5’2 height. Not a gown. Great price! 347-6456857
CHIFFON DRESS Size 12 at giveaway price. 608-9176
SISTER OF BRIDE gown mauve & off white size 8-10 please call:845- 2001689
KALLAH GOWN Beautiful Size 2-4 Kallah gown for Sale. Please call 845.641.8442 / 845.362.1569.
BALLGOWN SKIRT Light gray & dark gray floral print. Size 6-8, $80 Call/text 845.548.2685
SISTER OF BRIDE wedding gown for sale/rent. Childrens size 8. Please call/ text. 845 (274-6826)
BALLGOWN SKIRTS pretty green ballgown skirts for preteen sizes 12,14,16 only $30 826~4062
KALLAH GOWN Stunning Kleinfeld Gown For Sale. Size 4-8, a masterpiece. CALL: 929-271-5605
MECHTANISTA DRESS beautiful mechtanista dress size 14 For sell more info call 845-426-6915 or 845-2222254
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DRESS Magnificent off white maternity chassuna dress, size medium, to sell/rent please call 8452130299 STUNNING GOWN 2 piece size 0 with room to take out a bit. Gorgous royal blue and gold colour. Text 845~826~4062 NAVY & GOLD KIDS size 14. beautiful lace gown.BLACK & GOLD LADIES sizes 6,12, & 14 two piece gowns. call 405.6820 CHASANA DRESS Size 6 for sell.please call 845 222-2254 IVORY DRESS for married sis of bride size 12-14 for 5’2 height. Not a gown. Great price! 347-6456857 CHILDREN’S GOWNS 4 beautiful gowns for rent. Approximate sizes 5, 6, 6 and 8. Please call 347-731-4694. WEDDING DRESS Beautiful teen wedding dress size 0-2 white lace top with grey tulle skirt call 352-5981 DESIGNER DRESS Custom, for sale. Size 2-4-6. Call 200-1176
MATERNITY black & off white wedding dress for rent or sale. size 16. 362-3149 GOWNS WITH GLAMOUR Wedding gowns sz 2 - teen rachy silber 845-445-5458 WREATHS Girls chasuna wreaths for rent. Available in Blue and in Mauve. 362-3149 MAUVE GOWN size 8-10 ladies for sale or rent. 362-3149 BLUE VELVET and floral wedding dress for sale. Size 6. Perfect for sister of the bride. Call 845-5381262 DRESS TO RENT This is ur dream! brand new 1700$ dress renting for 400! A must to see! Lt. Blue 6,8. Call/ text 608-6766
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negotiations and financial aspects. Please email resume to jobopening1212@gmail. com. PURCHASING ASSISTANT Established company seeking qualified individual to join our Purchasing Team. This position has potential for growth. Candidate must be organized, detail oriented, fast-paced and proficient in Excel. Full Time. Please email resume: jobopening1212@ gmail.com. AFTERNOON ASSISTANT Business Office seeking afternoon assistant who is personable, self-motivated and detail oriented. Applicant should have strong computer skills and be able to multi-task. Experience in QuickBooks is preferred, but willing to train the right girl. Please send resumes to email@example.com. AMAZON / EBAY EXPERT Established company seeking an Amazon and Ebay selling expert. Extensive knowledge of Amazon is
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// help wanted skillsemail resume to ozeri@ cchfusa.org IMMEDIATE OPENING F/T secretarial position. Midtown Manhattan. Excellent knowledge Excel necessary, Quickbooks a plus. Organized, multitasking, computer savvy. Good pay. Email resume to jobopening. email@example.com, fax 877-6253691 F/T MECHANIC JOB Company located 25 minutes from Monsey is looking to hire an experienced Mechanic to troubleshoot and maintain Electrical Controls and mechanical systems on machinery. Please call (845) 534-1015 x 25. FULL TIME SECRETARY wanted for multi girl office in Monsey, Experienced in quickbooks a plus. Great opportunity for the right individual. 845-445-7804 PRODUCTION / WAREHOUSE POSITION Company located 25 minutes from Monsey is looking for a qualified individual who is detail-oriented and able to complete tasks efficiently to join our managing team in production/warehouse dept. Please call (845) 534-1015 x 25. F/T OFFICE POSITION Company located 25 minutes from Monsey is looking to hire a highly qualified male for office work. Must be detail-oriented and able to complete tasks efficiently. Please call (845) 534-1015 x 25.
HEIMISH MONSEY COMPANY selling online is looking to fill a secretarial position. Lots of potential for growth for the right person. Send your resume to: hiring1045@ gmail.com LOOKING FOR JOB Quick Learner. Experience In Basic: Word, Excel, Outlook, QuickBooks, E-Commerce, Amazon, EBay, Some IT. Please Call: 845-232-0142 LOCAL COMPANY Seeking candidate to fill our receptionist/customer service position.P/T and F/T positions. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org YUNGERLEIT Looking to hire yungerleit for morning seder. Please call 845 445 9264 OFFICE POSITION Local commercial Insurance Agency seeking individual for office position. Please email resume to jobs@ trustevergreen.com MEDICAL STORE seeking woman for customer service, full time, growth opportunities. Basic computer knowledge necessary. Email resume: jobopportunities120@gmail. com Fax: 877-257-8881. MEDICAL OFFICE Are you a friendly, efficient multi-tasker looking to work 12-7 Monday-Thursday? Send resumes; pedseyesjobs@ gmail.com, office of Dr. Guterman
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MEDICAL BILLING Entry level Biller, Medical Billing Company, Monsey. No experience necessary. Email resume: meliza.medhr@ gmail.com,call:718-222-5999 ext 240 MALE AIDE Heimish male aide with drivers license wanted to assist elderly businessman for 20 hours a week. Please call 845-659-8969 RESPONSIBLE BOCHUR available to work. Please call (917) 576 3573 SECRETARY WANTED Responsible detail oriented bookkeeper with strong QuickBooks and Excel. Accounts receivable experience. Good phone and communication skills. email resume to HR@ evergreenlandscapingusa. com RN OR LNP Come join a growing Homecare agency and provide children and adults with nursing care in their own homes. A Current NYS license and CPR certification needed. Trach and ventilator experience a plus. email resume to to cdezorett@ marquishc.com or fax 845205-4179. SIMIS SALON Busy Shaitel salon looking for full time stylist.Great opportunity!!! Experience a must. Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org SALES/MARKETING Looking to hire a female who is a creative thinker and computer savvy. Experience in social media and amazon a plus. Great communication skills a must. email resume to email@example.com PRIMAVERA HIRING Manager, barista, cashier, waiters. Full time and part
time positions available. Call(845)-570-3699 SUNSHINE CHILDREN’S HOME Located in Ossining NY is seeking a responsible, reliable and dedicated Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to lead and facilitate our Shabbos Program twice a month. Applicant must have experience working with the special needs population, have leadership skills, and be comfortable working the program within a multi-cultural setting. Sunday 9-5 and Per Diem opportunities are available for our Infants and Cuddles club/ Quality of Life Program . Please call Dini Sternhill at 914-333-7039 or email your resume to dsternhill@ sunshinechildrenshome.org SECRETARY AVAILABLE heimishe experianced secretary available for subbing. Day\week\month. 845-538-3648 BOYS’ YESHIVA seeks lower grade teacher 12:30-4:00 M-TH. Good pay, professional atmosphere. Email resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org YSV-GIRLS General Studies Dept seeks 2nd Grade Assistants. Please email resume to mweinstock@ yeshivaspringvalley.org or call 845.356.1400 x223 ABA POSITION Seeking girl for ABA para position for 11 year old boy. Please call: 973 -210-9040 JOBS Looking for married woman to assist in a home based business with packaging etc. $12/hour (347)793-2339 SECRETARY Part-time secretary with experience in real estate preferred. Good working
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computer and phone skills. Email resume to mosheRealty8@gmail.com PLAYGROUP kidde group has 2 slots avail warm loving teacher small group spacious room and grounds call suri katz 356 0071 EXPERIENCED TEACHER still has a few slots left ages 18-24 months. Hot lunch served call 845-426-4608 DOVER AREA Sunday boys art Classes given by an experienced art teacher on Bluefield Drive. 5,6 years 7,8 years . Y. Lichter 425-3605 LOOKING FOR BABYSITTER in my home every monday from 2:45 till 5:30/6 please call 845-213-9083 BABYSITTER WANTED Looking for a warm and loving babysitter in my home. Mon/Tues/Thurs 3 - 5. Bates Area. 426- 2847 OVERNIGHT BABYSITTER Leave your loved one by an experienced warm loving mommy in a home closest to home. Chany Fried 845 826 0700 SMALL GROUP Where each child is loved and cared for. Flat rate available.
Right on Adar Ct. 845-5700933. LOVING BABYSITTER available for the upcoming year accepting drop ins as well limited slots available Calvert area 845 598 - 0656. HEIMISHE EXPERIENCED BABYSITTER available in the evenings. calvert\wiener area.845-5383648 NIGHT BABYSITTER Near viznitz /crest ct. Please call 352-6117 DEVOTED BABYSITTER with many years experience available to watch your baby with care in a small group. dr frank area. Please call 356 3665 DEDICATED BABYSITTER on Rita Ave has one full time slot available. For more info call 845-213-0004. BABYSITTER Warm and experienced babysitter available to babysit daytime and night hours in your home. Please call 845499-9272 BABYSITTER AVAILABLE on Francis Place. Also taking Sunday drop-ins. Please call 845-352-1016
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Classifieds Join the fabulous team of staff who are making a difference in the lives of special needs girls every day.
Hamaspik’s After School Program
A rewarding and fun-filled experience. For high school and post-high school girls. Good Pay. If interested, please fax resume to 845-425-7983 Or email to Rlandau@hamaspikrockland.org Or call 845-425-3421 and leave a detail message WARM BABYSITTER available from 6am till 11pm more info please call 3473741637 BABYSITTER Warm and loving, is now available in the saddle river/ Orchard area 845-662-7158 LONG TERM BABYSITTER Experienced, warm and responsible babysitter for overnight and long term. Call Mrs. Schlesinger 845 371 0103 HEIMISHE BABYSITTER located in airmont. small group only lots of TLC please call 845-369-1101 BABYSITTER NEAR VILCHOVITZ Baby Sitting Across the street one minute away. Call anytime 352-5916 Weekends & overnights welcome MATH TUTORING ALL Grades, All Levels, SAT/ ACT/Regents/TASC Prep, Homework help etc. Male and Female instructors. call: 845445-8003, email: Monsey. Math@gmail.com PREMIER TUTORING SERVICES MS Ed Licensed teacher, boys/girls, over 30 yrs exp. Reading/Math Certified Common Core specialist. grades 1-12 avail to eval/tutor
ALL subjects SUNDAYS/ eve/ afternoon 558-1682 EXPERIENCED TUTOR Limudei Chol or Limudei Kodesh. Yiddish and English speaking.845-662-5012 MENTOR/ COUNSELOR To Work 1:1 with a highfunctioning adult with autism. Must drive and have a car available. Morning or evening. 845-323-6964 TUTOR AVAILABLE for your elementary school child in Limudei Kodesh and Limudei Chol. $20 an hour. Please Call: 845-352-1016 FEMALE TUTOR with masters available to tutor both Limudei kodesh and chol. 862 505 9546 TUTOR For Limudei Kodesh or English studies. Flexible hours. Can come to you. Happy References. Call Mrs Szydlow 845-521-6886 TEACHER/TUTOR NY/NJ Certified, licensed, Master Degree, highly experienced professional, teaching: Reading, Writing, Mathematics. Superior results. Call (914)584-8613.
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DAILY RIDE Daily car ride from monsey to boro park 5:30 am. Call 200-1176 DAILY RIDE Yungerman with minivan going from Monsey to Flatbush in the morning and returning at night, available to take packages. 347-5280896 RIDE Looking for a ride from Monsey to Monroe @ 8:15. Great pay! Call 845-553-4000 (Door to door only.) LONG DISTANCE trips brand new minivan anywhere anytime very reliable always on time call yanky 845-558-2697 LONG DISTANCE TRIPS First class אברמי ברייער 213-5588 )845( HEIMISHE DRIVER with a brand new mini van is available for all your long distance trips. Great pricing! Call 917.586.7115 HEIMISHE LADY DRIVER available for local and long distance trips. You can book in advance (845) 422-6246 FEMALE DRIVER 24/6 For women and children.. reliable.. Honest.. On time! Many satisfied customers. Call Rachel @6463227224. LADY DRIVER Heimish. Punctual, friendly, caring, responsible, dependable++. Limited steady slots available. Call/text 917750-4105. GRAPHOLOGY ANALYSIS No one can change you from being the person that you are. get to know yourself better!” Experienced analyst 2745266
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PERMS BOYS N.Y.S. Licensed 14 yrs. Experienced. Miriam Goldstein 362-3739 BRIS OR MILCHIG PARTY we will cook all food heimish and geshmak we deliver! 845-587-1857 CARPET CLEANING 5586043 call today for free estimate, chairs, rugs, sofa etc . 100% guarantee LIFE COACHING affordable rates by a certified Refuah life coach. Call 8458586 or email yoelandsari@ gmail.com MATERNA sold and delivered for ONLY 31 dollars. 845 6419589
HIRING HamaspikCare is looking to hire for multiple positions in our fast growing home care department. Candidate must be very organized and have great computer and communication skills. Great pay and comprehensive benefit package.
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// services RIVKY’S CHALLAH DOUGH Custom made to your taste, diet and schedule. Hafroshas Challah Opportunity. Homemade challah made easy. Call 369-3755 CHANUKAH PARTIES Professional Face Painting At Your Event. Faigy’s Faces. 845 - 825 - 2985 ATTENTION BUBBIES These adorable aprons make for the perfect chanukah present for your einiklach! All proceeds for צדקה. Call 845-352-4963
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BUY TIGHTS Great Prices. Free Delivery. Call Shaindel 845-290-0650 SUPPORT HOSIERY Delivered 2 U. Medi, Sigvaris, Venotrain, etc. 845-290-0650 CHILDREN’S JEWELRY SETS. 18K gold dipped. Each set contains necklace, bracelet, ring and earrings. $25 a set. Bargain price while stock lasts. Call: (845) 578-1939 SHAKLEE Looking for powerful nutritional supplements? Call to place your Shaklee order 845.213.8016 Free delivery JEWELRY GARDEN 845 352 2051 WE ARE THE #1 ADDRESS FOR EXCLUSIVE STERLING SILVER,C.Z. GOLD FILLED & FASHION JEWELRY BAKE HOMEMADE CHALLAH 5 lbs of perfect Custom challah dough - freshly made to your likes and schedule. CALL 845-538-9332 email@example.com KALLAH SHOES All sizes, white kalllah shoes. Proceeds go to tzedakah. Call\Text 845-200-0211
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TEFILIN AND MEZUZOS from Israel with Rab Landau’s Hechsher available at discount rates. 845-3048586 email: yoelandsari@ gmail.com BALLOON SPOT Balloons for all occasions. Delivery available with minimum. Airmont area. 845-356-0815 BALLOON ANIMALS Ideal for all events. Call (914)629-0062 PEANUT CHEW chocolate covered peanut chew guitar $45 call 3529022 TEENS STUDY CORNER Bringing together girls, school work, and joy. One x wk grades 8 through 11 all subjects. 845-263-7281 FEMALE MASSAGE THERAPIST available for morning and evening appointments. 732862-7117. Women only. COLLECTION LETTERS? Are they calling you? You may be entitled to money. Contact Attorney Efraim at kiefferlawoffice @aol.com or (845) 300-1843.
ADDRESSING ENVELOPES Amazing prices, call for quote. Jobs can be done immediately. Call 845-445-7422 or e-mail printingaddresses@gmail. com PHOTOBOOKS Keep your memories alive! For all your photobooks needs . To view our work call 845-608-9543 PRECIOUS PHOTOS deserve to be preserved; we scan your photos & convert them to digital format. 845425-2237 (photo repair also available) HEADSHOTS for personal and professional branding will help you realize your dreams. Schedule your appointment today. CelebratingYouToo@ gmail.com, (845)-558-8247 STUNNING PHOTOGRAPH Give the gift that fits all sizes, Contact BundlesofJoyStudios. com, (845) 499-1523 to learn about our newborn gift packages. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER Boost your catalog & online sales by having your products professionally photographed, call (201) 378-3032 or email: photography4amazon@ gmail.com. PHOTOGRAPHY capture the precious, fleeting moments at your wedding, bar mitzvah, bris, or vort. Visit www. britelitephotography.com or call 845-459-3443 CHANUKAH GIFT IDEA Have old photo albums, journals, docs professionally scanned. Create photobooks, slideshows, preserve memories. Call 845-598-0467 service@ boundbookscanning.com
PHOTO SOLUTIONS Do you have boxes of photos sitting in your house? Bring your old photos back to life! CALL 917-842-0348
PIANO AND KEYBOARD lessons beginners to advanced children and adults please call yisroel fishbain at 7187908659 9739283476
DRUM LESSONS BY SHMUEL KLAVER Monsey’s most experienced Shomer Shabbos drum instructor. Lessons ($40 & up) given in your home or my studio, to boys or girls ages 10-adult, beginners to professional. Call (845) 459-9935
PIANO LESSONS master the magic of music. Enjoy it forever. All ages welcome. My house or yours. Limited slots avail. Call 274 1290
GUITAR LESSONS Experienced frum female guitar instructor will teach you how to play in ten lessons. Years of enjoyment guaranteed! 347-455-5320 CROCHETING GROUP Join the “Hook Nook”, a fun crocheting group for women. Make your own project Monday nights.. 845-425-3211 GUITAR LESSONS Guitar teacher over 30 yrs, all ages/levels. Avail to teach you/your child to play guitar. Girl/boys/women.SUNDAYS/ eve/afternoon 558-1682 MUSIC LESSONS Everyone can learn to play their favorite instrument from our gifted, master music instructors at ASHREINU’S Music School. 845-6085108 CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CLASSES 845-426-0931.Tzippy Tauber CD (DONA) Certified Birth Doula CPR / FIRST AID Offering CPR/ First Aid classes. Be prepared in times of emergency! Great gift for family and friends. Call now (917) 576 3573 EXCEL COURSE Professional private course in excel for men 845-422- 2794
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Don’t Miss This Exciting Opportunity Hamaspik’s STARS program is looking to hire 12th grade or post seminary girls to join our girls once or twice a week as they enjoy exciting activities and outings, from 6-9 in the evening. Our STARS program will provide you with a positive work environment where you can impact lives in a fun and gratifying setting! Great pay! (Driver’s license required.) Call 845-746-7254 for more information.
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CUT /STYLE your hair professionaly in dr frank area.call suri @ 845 352 0928 to schedule. CMK COSMETICS lowest prices in town! Perfumes, Body Lotions and Gift Sets! Perfect for Chanuka! Free Delivery 845352-2573 MARY KAY 15% sale, free delivery. Place your order today. Call\Text 845-200-0211 ARBONNE For all your Arbonne makeup and skincare c/t 845-2130978 Free shipping with us! CERTIFIED MAKEUP ARTIST by Esther For any occasion Discount offered for referrals! Will do House calls!!845-642-2370 MAKEUP ARTIST by devoiry,great prices. Call 845-642-6833 BIRTH CLASSES in a Heimishe environment, by an experienced instructor. Call; Mrs. Surie Gruber 3621439 to register THROAT CULTURES Call 641-1627 or 845-356-3851
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Classifieds HEALTH PROBLEMS? Do you have Allergies, Stomach Disorders, Low Immune Systems, Anxiety, Chronic Fatigue call 845481-3037 IMMUNE BOOSTER Strengthen your immune system and prevent Winter’s Cold and Flu with Fermented Juices. Proven Wonders! 845608-2303 SON-RISE HOTLINE Call 718-298-4568 then 2 & 1 to hear a clear explanation of the Son-rise Program from R’ Yona Baumhaft. ECZEMA PSORIASIS RELIEF suffering from eczema psoriasis fungus or any other skin irritation such as poison ivy oak &sumac or mosquito bites? Try our amazing itch relief soap 100%natural call 5701583 MOTHER HEN METHOD A very special Childbirth. You Can have it easily and completely naturally B’ezras Hashem Call Now (845)5871649 SUPERLAN Chapped hands, lips, eczema, cracked skin? Works better than anything you’ve tried. 100% natural, no chemicals or additives. Natural Place 352-7331
NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT Free for the first 30 people in the next 30 days! Shoshana Denberg 845-213-8420 RECLAIM YOUR LIFE Unlock true love and relationships when nothing else worked. FREE intropresentation. details: 3640034 MINCHA @ 400 Rella blvd suffern Suite 180 Mincha 4 pm maariv @ 5 pm LOOKING TO ADOPT A frum young couple, looking to adopt a baby or young child. Call or text 347-4611914. CHESED SINGER Looking for a entertainer to sing for the sick, the old or needy? Heimishe Musically Talented lady Available 929 238 5487 BUGABOO PART Looking for Bugaboo Frog seat base part. If you have one to give away or sell please call 3475464425 SHIURIM Live life with true serenity Every Thursday@10:00 am Free Call Live 641 715 0700 pin 549732 for playback 641715 0709 pin#549732
// services // odds and ends SIDDUR GEMACH Sfard: Friedman 845-6087830. Ashkenaz: Shulman845 352 1756 or 845-826-6718 MOVING BOXES GEMACH Cardboard Boxes for Moving 845-425-6826 or 845-608-7830
LOST AND FOUND FOUND Found Money If you lost money in satmar 1 monsey blvd last month pls call 8452634909 FOUND A bracelet on erev sukkos in Evergreen parking lot. 845 558 4893 FOUND Mens Watch If you lost a Mens watch in Satmar 1 Monsey Blvd Pls Call 845-263-4909 FOUND a gold thin bangle bracelet with 2 white little flowers at 20 ashel. On Oct. 27. Call 213-5481 FOUND KEDUSHA RING white gold - on Shabbos Parshas Bereishis on Suzzane between Hanna and Elane. Call: 845-521-2095. FOUND a shaitel. Please call 845-4252102.
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LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY! Purchase an existing retail business in the Monsey area. Existing retail store thrives on creativity and innovation in the food arena. Owner has moved out of Monsey and is looking to sell for any reasonable offer. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
ROOF-CARRIERS GEMACH Fits almost all cars even without racks on roof. Call early to reserve. 845-2745284. Monroe: 845-662-7102.
LOOKING FOR free giveaway of Electrolux Canister Vacuum Cleaner that works well. Can be older model. Call 845-356-1390.
GPS GEMACH Call 845-352-2588. Leave message. (Minimal fee).
FREE GIVEAWAY Loads of packaging material including bubblewrap, peanuts and brown paper. (347) 709-8528
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FREE GIVEAWAY Looking for yiddish children’s books in usable condition.please call 845 425 8310 GIVEAWAYS Bosch front loader dryer Men’s floor standing men’s valet. 845 425 1728 FREE GIVEAWAY 1 Egg box of seforim 845-3522573 FREE GIVEAWAY White sliding doors wardrobe closet. 845-746-8473 Classified ads are free for our readers, as long as the following criteria are met. Classified ads must be emailed or texted to classifieds@themonseyview. com - in the body of the email, not as an attachment. Include two words for the heading and a maximum of twenty words for the body. The entire body of the ad should be written in one paragraph. Do not “enter” between sentences. Use standard text only – no all caps. Check for proper spelling and grammar before submitting. Do not fax any free classifieds. There’s a maximum of two classifieds per person per week. A classified ad that doesn’t meet the above conditions will be automatically rejected. The Monsey View reserves the right to omit or cut words from any free classified ads without confirmation. ***** We do not give confirmations for free classified ads. ***** Classified ad deadline is Monday at 12:00 pm. No exceptions. ***** For inquiries about PAID classifieds, feel free to contact The Monsey View.
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הרב אהרן ארי' אייזענבערג
הרב שמואל פריעזעל – יו"ר
המשמח אלוקים ואנשים ר' יוסף חיים ראטענשטרייך
הגאון ר’ שלמה גריינמאן מוצש”ק במאנסי
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מסיבת התחזקות למשתתפי ישיבת דוד המלך דשיכון סקווירא
מאסיווע זוכעריי אין ראטשעסטער נאך תפילין וואס איז אריינגעפאלן אין מיסט אין סאטמאר ביהמ”ד אין וויליאמסבורג
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חנוכת הבית לביהמ”ד החדש וויזניץ וויליאמסבורג
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האדמו”ר מוויזניץ בשבע ברכות במאנסי
האדמו”ר מקאסאן מוצש”ק במאנסי
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האדמו”ר מוויזניץ בביקור אצל האדמו”ר מסקווירא
מוצאי שבת אין וויליאמסבורג מיט האדמו”ר מוויזניץ
ילדי ת”ת וויזניץ זענען מקבל פנים האדמו”ר מוויזניץ
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9:00פונ˜טליך איש אל רעהו:
א בליק אויף צוריק :מאין באנו!
ברגשי אהבה וידידות הננו מזמינים בזה את מע"כ ידידינו אנ"ש שיחי'
ﬥמעמﬢ ﬢינעﬧ ﬧבﬨי
אין באגלייטונג פון
אראנזשירט און אנגעפירט דורך:
לטובת החזקת ישיבתינו הק'
מבצר תורה הנהדרה לבחורי אנ"ש -פינת יקרת של ממלכת "סאטמאר מאנסי"
בנשיאות כ"ק מרן רבינו הגה"ק שליט"א ובהנהלת הגה"צ אבד"ק ור"מ שליט"א
יום ב' פ' תולדות הבעל"ט
"‡ ס‡טמ‡ר-מ‡נסי בחור ‡יז ער"...
)כ"ז חשון – (Nov. 28
באולם "אטריום פלאזא" West Route 59. Monsey, NY 10952 401
בשעה 7:30בערב אנא! בואו ונצא לחזק ולבסס יסודי ישיבתינו הק' להגדיל תורה ולהאדירה עלינו ועל בנינו ועל דורותינו.
כ"ק מרן רבינו הגה"ק שליט"א
ישתתף אי"ה בהדרת קדשו וישא מדברותיו הנעימים
בברכת ברוך אשר יקים את דברי התורה הזאת
נזר "‡ורח הכב„":
אשר אנשיל גריסגאט
משה ארי' פריינד
איתמר טובי' שווארץ
יו"ר הנהלת ישיבתינו ומראשי קהלתינו הק'
סגן ראה"ק דקהלתינו לאנדאן ומעמודי התוך לכל קדשי בית סאטמאר
מחשובי אנ"ש ומהורי ישיבתינו - ר"מ במוסדותינו הק' קרית יואל
מנהל רוחני ישיבתינו הק'
הגה"צ אבד"ק ור"מ שליט"א
הסעודה נתנדבה ע"י הרה"ח ר' רפאל פערלמוטטער הי"ו מראשי קהלתינו הק' לזכות ולהצלחה בכל ענינים
כ"ק מרן רבינו הגה"ק שליט"א
Pre-Chanukah Sales Event! TAKE 10% OFF ALL EARRINGS.
This Motzei Shabbos,
59 Route 59, Monsey
November 26 from 7-11pm
845.425.4650 Sunday- Thursday 11-6:30 Friday 11-1
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