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With four full days home from school and cheder due to the snow, my kids were getting pretty restless. I dug through the past issues of The Monsey View on Sunday to find the snow activities you published. We the dye idea wasn’t an option, because we don’t have food coloring in our house and a letter-writer already cautioned against it… We couldn’t do the upside-down snowman, because well, I wasn’t planning on going outside with kids... The potato head was cute, but we decided on the snow ice cream. The kids were giggling when I brought in freshly scooped snow and they mixed it up! It had the texture of slush but the taste of ice cream. Next time, we will mix flavored applesauce with it to make red slushes. Thanks for the fun! A Mother of Kids Who Love Snow
SOME FOOD TIPS Thank you for the fish recipes. I am always looking for a change, for when my regular recipe gets boring. I wanted to share that since I baked my fish in Palisades parchment bags, it has never been dry. You can bake it without mayonnaise — fat free, and the taste is still moist and delicious. You can fit 2–3 slices into each bag, but remember to keep it sealed until you serve it. Regarding MSG, thanks for a well-researched article. Let’s make a demand for healthier snacks and nosh. When the companies will see that we are ready to compromise a little taste for snacks that are a lot healthier, they will hopefully switch over. A good idea would be to publish a list of MSG-free snacks, so that mothers who are too busy to analyze labels, but would rather buy MSG-free nosh can have a guide. This would also create a ruach for positive change! Thank you, B. Schwartz
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I am a fourteen-year-old girl in our community, a typical teenager who enjoys hanging out with her friends and family. I am an avid reader of The Monsey View, and there is one thing that troubles me immensely. Most people are familiar with what an eating disorder is. It is unfortunately very common nowadays, even in the Yiddish world. Everyone wants to have the perfect body and the right looks and live a perfect life. But that is totally not reality. As you read this, you can guess that I have an eating disorder; correctly so. Luckily, I don’t have bulimia, but in the beginning, my parents thought I did. I wish I can say it is not so bad, but that would not be true. I positively abhor it. The daily thoughts in an eating-disordered head are torturous. It is one of the most difficult tests from Hashem, but I am trying my best to endure it. My plea to you is one thing; I know this magazine has a diet section and it’s totally okay. Some people in this world need to lose weight. But for the many people in this world who have a hard time eating foods, a section on dieting is the last thing they want to look at. Please don’t get me wrong. I am not telling you to omit the diet section. I just want to request of The Monsey View if it is possible for you to feature a column or publish a story to support people with eating disorders. It would be most constructive and very eye-opening to the Monsey community. This is a message to anyone who has an eating disorder of any type: If you are a boy or girl, grown up or not, it does not matter at all. For your sake, I beseech you to get help. It will be hard at first and you will have your ups and downs. I always have my ups and downs, but I want you to know the eating disorder can be conquered. In the very beginning of my therapy, it took me an hour and a half to eat a snack. I am sorry to mention if I wouldn’t have gotten help by now, I would practically not be living. It is very scary to comprehend how dangerous an eating disorder can be, but it can be true for someone who does not receive proper help. Most importantly, remember: The eating disorder is not your friend! Thank you, A Teenager Struggling with an Eating Disorder
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I read the story in Masterplan about the egg-free kugel that was made just at the right time. Having been on an egg-free diet for a short period of time, and having tried baking potato kugel without eggs, I’d like to share with those who attempt it that adding some squash, onion and additional oil to the batter will result in a fluffier kugel. Onion, in fact, can be added to any potato kugel, to make the kugel really white, and squash to add a delicious flavor. L.S.
HELP FOR THE HELPER AND THE HELPED My heart is both broken and filled with light as I pen this letter. It is shattered to pieces over the plight of one young girl, who despite having two living parents, is essentially an orphan. This girl of only ten years was brought to our home because her parents were sadly unfit to raise her, and she was one terrible step away from being placed in foster care outside of our community. Baruch Hashem, my family was able to take her in, but we were at a loss as to how to raise this child. There were many questions that came up, like: How do we discipline this child without breaking her? How do we ensure her mental health and happiness after a difficult early childhood? What services are avail-
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Governor Cuomo to the Rescue as Williamsburg Man Gets Stuck on Snowy Roadway (Hamodia/VIN News) A WILLIAMSBURG MAN who got stuck on the side of a Westchester highway on his way to yeshiva in last week’s snowstorm got the shock of his life when a man who stopped to help him turned out to be none other than Governor Andrew Cuomo. Both Noach Fisher and his nephew, Moshe Goldberger, were driving on the Taconic State Parkway on Thursday afternoon during the snowstorm when a car in front of them stopped short. Goldberger turned his car toward the shoulder to avoid hitting the sliding car, ending up in a ditch on the side of the road. Fisher pulled over as well and the two tried unsuccessfully to get Goldberger’s car back on the road. Both a state trooper and a New York State HELP truck were unable to get the vehicle out of the ditch and approximately 30 minutes later, a group of three black SUVs pulled over and insisted on helping. One of the passengers in the SUV got out of the car and got to work ty-
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QUESTION: My seven-year-old daughter is very self-conscious. She is always worried that people don’t like her or that she is not being treated fairly. She is very often negative, and it really affects her life and everyone around her. She’s also hypercritical and can ask me, “Mommy, what’s wrong with you?!” when I do or wear something she doesn’t like. Why is my child behaving this way?! CHAIM WINTER, LCSW, RPT RESPONDS: Kids need to have a great environment in order for them to grow and be nourished, and we, as parents, have the natural ability to provide this environment for our kids. Sometimes, though, children are exposed to traumatic events that may be a one-time event or an ongoing form of trauma. Trauma can come in many forms, such as bullying that is being experienced, a loss of a loved one, some form of abuse or even just a life upheaval that naturally occurs through a move or some other drastic change in a child’s life. I suspect that something traumatic happened to your child. While I have no way of blindly knowing exactly that the situation was that causes her to constantly act this way, I can help you understand why she continues to act this way. During trauma, the “fight-flight-or-freeze”
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reflex becomes activated in the brain, causing stress hormones to be released and the body to shift itself into survival mode. During said survival mode, the central nervous system becomes dysregulated, with a flood of cortisol (a stress hormone) killing off cells in the hippocampus of the brain, rendering it underactive. Another part of the brain, the amygdala, is responsible for survival-related threat identification, and becomes overactive during trauma. When that happens, the person becomes hypervigilant and on-guard, feeling that danger is right around the corner. These changes in the brain work in our favor during true crises and trauma, helping us to survive honestly dangerous situations. The problem occurs when the brain and body do not switch into recovery mode after a traumatic event. Unfortunately, this happens to some kids (and adults, too!). Instead of decreased stress hormones and reactivation and deactivation of both over- and underworking areas of the brain, some people just stay stuck in survival mode. And that’s not a good thing. Kids who are stuck in survival mode with a dysregulated central nervous system often perceive threats all around them, making them both hypervigilant and hypersensitive. They might frequently experience sudden bursts of rage or just out of the blue dissolve into a puddle of tears. They might have nightmares or insomnia, and often feel unloved and uncared for. They develop anxiety, and worry over things that are not perceived as perfect (read: safe), and they sometimes transfer that anxiety, together with blame, onto other people. In your case, your daughter’s brain is interpreting your “failure” to meet what she feels are the expectations of the world as a threat, a danger to her personal well-being. Her brain is sending messages to her that if
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sider. I would be, in a word: perfect. ***** “It’s a powerful drug,” the doctor told me, “but that’s what makes it so good. You won’t have to worry about your skin for years. It does, though, have a lot of side effects…” He then proceeded to list them for me, and handed me a big folder with bright red coloring, declaring the potential dangers. Potential Crohn’s disease, pancreatic disease, severe depression, psychiatric disorders, hearing impairment, damage to vision, increased risk of suicide… just to name a few. It was such a potent medication that I’d have to travel to Manhattan to take monthly blood tests during the six-month course of treatment. “And sometimes during the process, your legs will develop open sores and start bleeding. But it’s okay. I’ve a got a
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BROWNIE FUDGE RECIPE FOR OVERSIZED COOKIE SHEET 9 eggs 4 ½ c. sugar 4 ½ sticks margarine 2 T. vanilla sugar 1 ½ tsp. baking powder 1 ½ c. Dutch processed cocoa 4 ½ c. flour ½ c.prepared coffee
RECIPE FOR STANDARD COOKIE SHEET SIZE 6 eggs 3 c. sugar 3 sticks margarine 1 ½ T. vanilla 1 tsp. baking powder 1 c. Dutch processed cocoa 3 c. flour ⅓ c. prepared coffee
DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 350°. 2. In a mixer fitted with a cookie hook, beat eggs, sugar and margarine, until margarine is fully broken down and forms a smooth consistency. 3. Add the rest of the ingredients. Mix, being careful not to overmix. 4. Pour into parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. 5. Bake the standard cookie sheet recipe for 30 minutes and oversized for 35 minutes. SEASONED CHEF: I try to refrain from using margarine in my everyday baking, but since mishloach manos tends to stay out for a while, I use margarine so it results in a hardier product. Feel free to substitute with oil. 1 stick margarine = 3.5 oz. oil
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Decorating individually designed brownies are time-consuming and large quantities cannot be done at once, as glaze will set before you finish decorating them. Work with a small area at a time (approximately ¼ of a cookie sheet), and lightly mark squares before decorating the centers. It’s helpful to have a second pair of hands available.
SHREDDED HALVA Spread strands of readybought shredded halva over wet glaze. (Entire cake can be done at once.) Note: These will turn a bit sticky when frozen.
HALVA Cut Achva marble-flavored halva bar into ¼ inch strips. Spread glaze over brownie, and arrange halva strips diagonally, while lightly pressing into glaze.
Alternatively, chop desired toppings into small pieces, glaze cake, and scatter pieces over entire surface at once. Drizzle with chocolate.
It’s best to glaze the cake at room temperature.
Use one Gedilla round caramel- or nougatflavored chewy toffee per brownie. (May be flattened slightly with rolling pin prior to glazing the brownie fudge.) Place in the center of brownie while glaze is wet, pressing in gently. Drizzle with melted baking chocolate.
CHOCOLATE GLAZE VARIETIES A ready bought chocolate glaze has a smooth, professional finish, but feel free to use any homemade variety or try: INGREDIENTS: 3 ½ c. confectioners sugar ⅓ c. cocoa ½ c. oil ½ c. warm water
DIRECTIONS: 1. In a large bowl, mix well until it is very smooth with absolutely no lumps remaining. The above recipe is enough to cover the oversized pan.
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Make sure that the toffees you are using are pareve.
RASPBERRY STICKS Slice chocolate raspberry sticks into thin slices. (I used Pardes chocolates.) Arrange three slices over each square while glaze is wet and drizzle with pink chocolate. Each 2-inch raspberry stick will decorate approximately 2 brownies.
TRI-CHIP In a container, mix 7 oz. dark chocolate chips, 7 oz. caramel chips, 7 oz. white chocolate chips of uniform size. Spread chocolate glaze over entire surface of brownie. Scatter over wet glaze, pressing chips lightly in. Then, melt 1 ½ oz. white chocolate and 1 ½ oz. dark chocolate in two separate sandwich bags and drizzle diagonally across the cake in opposite directions.
MINT ROUNDS Slice Pashkes mint rounds in half. Place one piece slightly off center of square while glaze is wet, put the other half overlapping on the chocolate, using melted chocolate to secure if necessary. Drizzle with melted white chocolate.
OREOS Chop chocolate sandwich cookies into approximately 1/3 inch piece. Glaze entire surface of cake and scatter cookies before it sets.
MINI MINTS Spread glaze over brownie. Scatter green and white mint lentils over wet glaze. Drizzle with green melted chocolate. Alternatively, use any color lentils to coordinate with your color scheme.
CARAMEL GLAZE VARIETIES I used a ready bought glaze. Feel free to use any homemade coffee glaze.
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PECAN CHOCOLATE Place one pecan diagonally in the center of each square while glaze is wet. Spritz with melted baking chocolate.
CHOCOLATE-COVERED PRETZELS Break small chocolate-covered pretzels in half and arrange 3 halves slightly upright in the center of each square. Broken ends should be on the surface, with round edges toward the top. Shibolim has a great size; make sure to use pareve ones only.
CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS Glaze brownie and scatter coffee beans over glaze. Each square should have approximately 3 beans.
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PEANUT GLAZE VARIETIES
GLAZED PEANUTS Scatter glazed peanuts over wet glaze and drizzle with melted white chocolate.
PEANUT GLAZE: 3 oz. peanut butter chocolate bar 3 oz white chocolate 3 T. simple syrup or corn syrup
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Coarsely chop Viennese crunch with a knife and scatter over wet glaze. Drizzle with melted black and peanut chocolate in opposite directions on a diagonal.
DIRECTIONS: 1. Melt all ingredients in a double boiler and spread over cake, while glaze is still warm. The above recipe should cover approximately a 9x13-area.
For beautiful presentation thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s simpler and more economical, prepare coffee, chocolate and vanilla glaze. Set aside a half a cup of each in a sandwich bag for decorating. Prepare 3 sheets of brownie and spread with coffee, chocolate and white glaze respectively. Drizzle with the two other colors that was reserved prior to glazing. If glaze hardens, place bag in warm water to melt.
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SIX-WHEEL DOUGH CUTTER This useful gadget can be set up to size and will mark a cake for precise cutting. It is advisable to try it first on a plain cake, as you will need to learn to maneuver the wheels. Make sure to hold this gadget very steadily, so that it should not slide away.
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to up the care of your relative or loved one by sending him or her to a facility or arranging for a home care provider is always a difficult decision to make and often a complicated transition to oversee. A significant amount of effort, a good deal of research and a dose of common sense are needed to ensure that the transition is smooth and ultimately beneficial. How do we decide which facility, nursing home or home care provider is the right one for our loved one? What kind of preparations are necessary to give us the confidence and foresight to make the right choice? And how do we ensure that our loved one is safe and content, once in different hands? CONSIDER “In order to minimize unnecessary time and effort on your part, first know what you’re looking for,” says Leibel Kenzer, administrator of a Preferred Healthcare nursing home in Michigan. “Every facility is varied, each offering its own set of accommodations and provisions. It’s best to prioritize on the few characteristics that are important to you and limit your search to a select few companies or facilities.” Another important factor to keep in mind is that different types of facilities and companies offer varying levels of care and intervention to cater to variant needs and levels of dependence. For example, it’s important to
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differentiate between assisted living and residential living, and skilled care and custodial care, since the terms refer to different options of available care. Before limiting your search, you might want to ask yourself some of the following questions: • Are you seeking long- or short-term care? • Are you looking for a facility that is covered by Medicaid? • Are separate units that specialize in dementia essential? • Are you looking for a hospital-like or household-like facility? • Are facilities or companies that provide physical therapy a top priority?
RESEARCH Take advantage of the wealth of informational sources available. Reputable companies, such as Eldercare.gov, Cms.gov, the National Association for Homecare and Hospice, which can be visited online or contacted via telephone, are just a few examples of organizations designed for the purpose of making your search easier. One indispensable service their organizations and websites offer is a facility or company locator, which provides information on the accreditation and ratings of different facilities. Facilities that are covered by Medicaid or Medicare must be accredited and rated on a scale of two to five stars. Ratings are based on conditions such as the quality of care, staff-to-patient ratio and cleanliness of the facility. The organizations will also offer other pertinent information such as what services the facilities offer and how long the facility or company has been in business for. Another vital source of information often overlooked is an eldercare or a nursing home lawyer or a geriatric doctor local to the company or facility. A lawyer or doctor might have information that would otherwise be hidden from public knowledge, such as any past or recent court cases filed against a facility or company related to insurance coverage cases, and cases of abuse or neglect.
VISIT The importance of observing a facility firsthand can not be understated. By prearranging a visit or a tour of a facility, you’ll be able to put your knowledge, your five senses and your common sense to use, and get access to information not explicitly written out, but just as important. While visiting or touring, trust your senses to give you a complete picture of the facility. Pay attention to conditions such as the overall cleanliness of the halls, the smell, the look of the food and the sounds. For example, does the food look appetizing? Are there dust or cobwebs in the corners of the rooms? Are there any overwhelming odors that might be indicative of a cleanliness concern? Are there any residents calling for a nurse to use the bathroom without receiving a timely response? You can gauge a lot from the quality of care just by observing the staff members’ interactions. “Eavesdrop on the aides and nurses,” advises Cynthia Ramnarace of the AARP Bulletin. “Listen in to how the staff are interacting with each other. If they are rude to each other, they are going to be rude to your parent. Also pay attention to how they’re spending their time once the
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charting and direct care has been finished from their unit,” adds Cynthia. “Are they gossiping with each other or taking time to sit with their patients?” “One surefire way to tell whether the facility is comfortably staffed and whether the staff is attentive,” adds Leibel Kenzer, “ is to keep your eye out on the call buttons that are in the halls. When you see a call light go on, how long does it take for a nurse to come and attend to the resident?” Another way to gauge the level of care is by observing the administrator. “A unit manager or administrator walking the halls is often a sign of a manager who is actively involved with the residents,” says Leibel. “It should ring alarm bells in your mind if the administrator or manager is never to be seen.” “Choose to make a surprise visit,” advises William Dorich, author of The Nursing Home Crisis. “This will allow you to observe the [facility] as it normally operates from day to day.” Making surprise visits to facilities and the home of relatives under the care of an aide can give you a clue to the transparency of the facility, company or home aide. If they appear to be what they say they are even during a surprise visit, you know you’re dealing with a company that takes pride in transparency. Too many inconsistencies found should be enough to raise questions in your mind.
ASK Aside from relying on friends and acquaintances to provide the information you’re looking for, don’t be shy; direct your questions and concerns to the manager of the company or facility. Here are some important questions you might want to be prepared to ask when speaking to a manager or administrator: • What kind of schedule is in place to keep the residents active? • What is the staff-to-patient ratio? • What certification is necessary for a home care aide? • Are screenings conducted on all staff members? • Has the home care aide ever had his or her license revoked? • Will the client’s course of treatment be well documented? • What are the payment options and insurance coverage policies? • Are the residents given any freedom in terms of their schedule, mobility and food menu? • Do rooms and bathrooms have grab bars and call buttons? • Is transportation available to take residents
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to appointments? Aside for what the administrator or manager of the company or facility may answer, how they attend to your questions might be nearly as important. A manager who is patient, accommodating and takes your questions seriously will likely be caring advocate for your loved one, while you may not want to place your relative in the hands of someone who is irritable, dismissive or unavailable.
UNDERSTAND When signing your loved one over into foreign hands, ignorance is not bliss. Before signing a contract, read all the information thoroughly and clarify whatever you don’t understand. Learn and review the rights of the elderly in a facility or the care of a home care aide. Common rights and protections under federal law include the right to have one’s privacy respected and the right of a resident to choose his or her own doctor.
FOLLOW-UP Every individual in a facility or under the care of a home aide needs an advocate. Show the facility or home-care aide that your loved one has a proactive advocate by visiting or arranging visits to your loved one, be it at home or in the facility, on a regular basis. Observing your relative’s overall behavior and deportment is really the best way to learn whether he or she is safe, content and well-cared for. The level of your loved one’s hygiene is one giveaway. “Another telling sign whether the resident is in good hands is his or her mood,” says Leibel. “If a resident is suddenly more edgy, moody, depressed or anxious, it can be a telltale sign that something is not right.” In addition, bedsores on the body can sometimes be indicative of lack of mobility. Bruises, especially bruises on the upper arm, can, at times, be alarms for excessive force or abuse. It’s never easy to transfer the care of your loved one to strange hands. But, with a dose of preparation, a dollop of common sense, and host of prayers for siyata d’Shmaya, it can prove to be a move that is beneficial for everyone.
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MY MOTHER’S PETIRA was sudden and totally unexpected. All nine of her children were catapulted into a different world. A mentsch tracht un G-t lacht; my mother was my father’s junior by at least thirteen years. A European who had lost a wife, two children, parents, siblings, in-laws, nephews and nieces in the Holocaust, my father had told us that his true age was not known to him. When contemplating the future, we always pictured our mother being the survivor. But my father’s personality was truly that of a survivor. Life had always
to handle the transition? Each child would gladly have my father live with them, but where would it be best for him? For the shivah, my two siblings who lived in the States came to Eretz Yisroel and we were all united. United in our grief and united in our determination to see that our father was properly cared for. My eldest brother felt that he could best take care of my father and that in his home in the States there would be more room to accommodate him. This was vetoed as it would take my father out of Eretz Yisroel where he had come to live and had made his home. The same for my other American sibling. So that left seven Israeli siblings. We decided to approach our father and ask him where he would prefer to live. “I am not moving” he stated adamantly. “I am perfectly capable of taking care of myself. A parent can take care of nine children, but nine children cannot take care of a parent!” We argued, we pleaded — and he won. We fell into a schedule of coming to visit my father at his home and trying to help out with the clean-
“A parent can take care of nine children, but nine children cannot take care of a parent!” We argued, we pleaded — and he won. been a struggle, and he met it faceon with determination and inner strength. What would happen with our father now? Where would he live, who would care for him; how
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ing, cooking and odd shopping that he hadn’t done. My father was active for a man in his late seventies — attending and giving shiurim, participating in simchos, running errands and going to his doctor appointments. None of us lived in his neighborhood, and if one of us hadn’t spoken to him or seen him that day, we would check with our siblings if they had. It wasn’t a perfect system. None of us had cars, and we weren’t always privy to his full schedule. One evening we tried calling with no answer, and we were beside ourselves with worry. We called his across-the-hall neighbors, and they informed us that he had a wedding that evening. Another time we tried to reach him to no avail because the telephone wire had slipped out. Four years passed in this manner. We worried because when we visited we saw his diet consisted mostly of carbohydrates and that he was past plump and way into overweight. Without being enlightened of his doctor appointments, he went alone and we were in the dark as to his real state of health. THEN IT HAPPENED. It was Shabbos morning, and as gabai of his shul, he had left early to open the doors and ready the heichal for tefillah. The next person to arrive found my fa-
ther collapsed on the floor having had a heart attack. The ambulance was called and he was rushed off to Bikur Cholim hospital. My father survived the heart attack, but his emotional and physical makeup were compromised. And as for us, guilt consumed us. We hadn’t been attentive enough to his health and with our neglect, had brought this about. We hadn’t done our basic duties as children. The day of my father’s release from hospital was nearing and he was still talking about going home. We all knew that this wasn’t an option any longer, but how would we bring my father to agree to a new set of circumstances? I hesitatingly approached my father and broached the hot topic. “Pa,” I said, “the doctor wants you to have complete rest when you leave the hospital. If you go home you won’t be able to have the rest you need. And it would be very difficult for us to be with you all the time to help out. The best thing would be if you come to my home for a while until you get your strength back.” Silence. “How long do you think it will take?” he cautiously inquired. “I really don’t know. But, right now, this is the best option,” I an-
swered with a false bravado. More silence. “For a little while. But then I’m going back to my apartment.” One step at a time. I had managed to buy some time. My father settled into his new abode with little opposition as long as we remembered this would be temporary. He truly was weak and needed to sleep and eat healthily, with a modicum of exercise. Our children flocked about him, trying to be as quiet as rambunctious children can be. The doors of our home had always been busy letting in friends and family, but now it took on new proportions. My siblings wanted to visit and see their father and also try and alleviate some of the extra chores that had come along with my father’s presence. In actuality, it mostly added to the duties, but one sibling does not have greater rights over a parent than another. They all wanted daily updates of my father’s progress or lack thereof and each had his own ideas of how best to achieve it. Doctor visits became a permanent part of my schedule. There was the family doctor, the cardiologist, the eye doctor and all the tests that each one required. To my siblings’ credit, they offered
time and again to go with my father to doctors’ appointments. I inherently knew that this was not optimal, but after repeated offers and a direct statement — “We are also Pa’s children!” — I relented. My younger sister came to accompany my father to his cardiologist’s appointment. I briefed her as best I could about my father’s state of health. The cardiologist, a no-nonsense personality, asked my sister how my father was faring. She answered that she felt he was alright. “How is his balance recently?” he asked. “I think there isn’t anything unusual. I will ask my sister.” “What about his sleeping habits?” he continued. “Anything new or unusual?” “I don’t know of anything out of the ordinary, but I will ask my sister,” she replied. “Has he had trouble breathing after any activities?” was the next query. “I haven’t heard about it, but I will ask my sister.” The doctor proceeded to take my father’s blood pressure and examine him. As they were about to leave he looked at my sister and pointedly said, “Next time make sure your sis-
PAVING THE PATH Make the transition to caregiver smoother with these tips: 1. 2. 3.
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Writing is therapeutic and keeping a journal allows release of emotions. The lives of your spouse and children have changed and they appreciate a spoken recognition of their challenges. If there is a simcha on the horizon, bring in extra help. This allows you to focus on the baal simcha and that your parent is not forgotten in the commotion. On the day of the simcha, assign someone to accompany your parent throughout the event. Strange places, loud noise, and crowds of unfamiliar people can make an older person uncomfortable and out of sorts. Whenever possible, give your parent the opportunity to make their own decisions. If physical and mental faculties decline and support systems are needed, they should be implemented with consideration and respect. Be kind to yourself. Make sure that you are not in
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a continuous overload. It isn’t good for you, your family or your parent. Your parent may need your help, but they also need their privacy. Encourage them to be as independent and active as is feasible. If a parent moves in to live with you, designate activities for them which make them feel helpful. Ask their opinion about matters and situations. You get feedback on how they think and what they would like and they feel important and worthy of having an opinion. Even difficult things can be enjoyed. Look for the positive and emphasize it. If a change is necessary, implement it as temporary even if it will become permanent. This diminishes the quest for perfection and allows one the ability to explore alternatives more freely. Daven, daven and then daven some more.
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ter who lives with him comes.” The weeks shuffled by and soon spring’s sweet promise of renewed life beckoned to one and all. Steadily, my father recouped some of his former strength and he began to venture outdoors accompanied by one of his offspring. His waking hours were more numerous and his ability to attend minyanim proved to him that soon he would once again be an independent being, living in his own apartment. He would be the arbiter of his day, able to choose when and what to eat, when to go out, where he would venture and how much to
crammed into a room to make a bedroom available for my father; one of our bathrooms had been designated solely for his use; we didn’t leave for Shabbosim so that my father was always taken care of; we gave up our privacy to host all the friends and family who came to call on my father; I cooked special foods according to his doctor’s orders; we made ourselves available to help him when he needed it — and my father wanted to go to his home! We weren’t good enough! My father had been renting his apartment in Bayit V’gan and the lease was up for renewal in the beginning of June. That was the catalyst for the next salvo. The end of May had my father going more and more often to his old stomping grounds. The last Friday of the month, my father passed by me as I was rushing around to get Shabbos ready and casually said, “I am going today to renew my lease on the apartment, and come next week, I am going home. I thank you for everything you did for me, but the time has come for me to move back home.” My hurt overwhelmed my fear at that moment and I whined, “Pa, weren’t we good enough to you? Didn’t we treat you well? Why do you want to leave us?” With the sadness of being misunderstood emanating from him, his eyes swept my face and said, “It is because of it that I need to go back home. You have done so much, your life and your husband’s life are not normal anymore. I can’t be a burden to you. It’s time for me to go home.” My heart wrenched inside of me and I felt humbled. How I had misunderstood his actions! “Pa, we want you to stay. You give so much to the children — they love your stories and your humor. I get to hear things about your childhood that you never told me when I was growing up. My children get to know their only living
Guilt consumed us. We hadn’t been attentive enough to his health and with our neglect, had brought this about. We hadn’t done our basic duties as children. carry. Purim was a riot of my husband’s talmidim, friends and family, singing, drinking and espousing divrei Torah. Relatives reveled in my father’s witty humor and they exchanged Torah tidbits, each applauding the other’s insights. Life was good. Next on the calendar was Pesach. I saw my father was getting itchy to be back in his neighborhood. He had taken the bus several times already, checking his mailbox in the post office and meeting friends who had enthusiastically greeted him and told him how much he was missed in shul and at the shiurim. I wasn’t too concerned; since my mother’s petira he had always been at our home for the sedarim, so it would be just a lengthened Pesach visit. With each mention of his eventual return home I was both nervous and hurt. We definitely didn’t want him to be living alone — severed from a newly formed cord whose other end formed tentacles around his children. We had morphed our lives — four of our children were
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grandparent up close. We love you. Please stay!” The gruffness of his refusal I now knew hid his concern about being a burden too big to bear. He turned from me and headed out to sign the lease for the coming year on the apartment in Bayit V’gan. I had failed once again. Yes, it had taken a physical and emotional toll to have my father live with us, but the thought of his leaving felt like a crucial element of my being was being severed. I called one sibling after another just to displace some of the grief I felt caged inside of me. Hours passed and I awaited my father’s return. I first heard the key, and then the door open tentatively. My father entered, eyes downcast and a slow gait. “Pa, how are you? I was getting worried. It is so close to Shabbos and you need to get ready. Do you want to eat something?” “Shaynaleh, I tried,” he said, with decades of hardship and pain in those words. “I tried, but I can’t do it. I can’t go back. If you will still have me, I want to stay.” Tears of gratitude mixed with tears for my father’s pain trickled down my face. “Pa, nothing could make us happier!” And my father stayed with us for the next seven years until our house emptied out and became quiet. By then my father had become homebound and the lack of action in my home brought him little stimulation. He moved across the road to my brother’s home which was a whirlwind of activity and liveliness. There he stayed until he had a stroke and was hospitalized in a coma for six months. We davened and prayed that half year that Hashem restore my father to health, but we are not the rulers of the world. It is now eighteen years since my father’s petira. My children often speak of him and quote him. I know that there were times that I assumed the role of parent and most likely did not treat my father with the proper respect. For that I ask forgiveness every Yom Kippur. But for the gift of having had my father in my home I must give thanks every day.
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Perhaps you know the story: An elderly parents falls, begins forgetting things, or suffers a dramatic, life-threatening event. Throughout the initial trauma or onset of illness, the hearts of all family members are thrown into turmoil. But even when the climatic moments have passed, these feelings may continue. Stress levels may reach an all-time high when the realization sets in that life may never be the same for you and your loved one again. You may have to take care of the person who has always taken care of you! While the family dynamics change, you may also find yourself needing to change the way your home looks and operates. In a better scenario, your parent may be able to retain independent function while still living at his or her own home, but may need various modifications to enable that sort of life. Baruch Hashem, we live in a time in which special needs are well-accommodated and independent living has never been as accessible for those whom age challenges. Here are some great devices that enable life to continue in the most comfortable way possible. Sponsored by:
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PORTABLE RAMPS While most of us are familiar with the stationary ramps that are able to be built onto oneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s home, there are also portable ramps for vehicles and hard-to-access places.
SWING CLEAR HINGES Wheelchairs can be quite girthy, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not always possible to widen a door frame to accommodate the chair. These Swing Clear Hinges are perfect for moving a door fully out of the way to access those precious extra centimeters for passing.
WHEELCHAIR MATS Likewise, wheelchair mats make small elevations not seem like giant mountains.
WATER WHEELS For the wheelchair-bound that yearn for the water, these special wheelchairs enable mobility in the pool! There have even been pool wheelchairs specially outfitted with underwater motors and dive gear for sea exploration!
STAIR LIFTS What is a person to do if they want to continue living in their own multi-story home but can no longer tackle the stairs? Stair lifts are a beautiful, elegant (and dare we say fun?) solution!
BED TRAPEZE Everyone knows that there is nothing like sleeping in your own bed. But sometimes, a person with mobility difficulties may find entering and exiting difficult. These bed trapezes fit over that good old comfy bed to enhance mobility.
GRAB BARS Grab bars come in several different varieties and can be installed anywhere around the home for extra support and stability.
SAFETY TUBS Elegant and awesome, these walk-in tubs enable easy access for those with limited mobility. Some versions include built-in seats.
HANDSTEADY CUP While there are many modified eating implements for various conditions, HandSteady drinking mugs are a must mention. There are rave reviews from those with tremors, Parkinsons, MS and other conditions that make drinking from a standard mug difficult. With its rotating handle that works with gravity to prevent spillage, these cups protect the dignity of its owners while drinking.
PORTABLE SHOWER Sometimes, a patient will be too weak or is attached to machinery which makes it hard to travel even a short distance to the shower. For these situations, there are portable showers that can be brought into any room.
MEMORY PICTURE PHONE If your loved one is suffering from memory loss but wants to remain connected with the people they care about, this memory picture phone is a precious invention. By pushing the button with the picture of the person they wish to speak to, connection is easily made.
GPS TRACKING WATCH Designed to function as a regular watch, this GPS tracking device can keeps tabs on your dear one.
STOVE GUARD Worried about your parent forgetting to shut off the stove after cooking? There are special stove guards that automatically shut off after a specific amount of time when motion is no longer detected near the stove.
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IS IT 65? The Social Security retirement age keeps on increasing very gradually. Initially, the full benefit age was 65, and early retirement benefits began at age 62.
Currently, the full benefit age is 66 for people born in 1943â&#x20AC;&#x201C;1954, and it will gradually rise to 67 for those born in 1960 or later. Early retirement benefits will continue to be available at age 62, but they will be reduced further.
There is a financial bonus for delayed retirement: an additional 8 percent benefit for each year one delays collecting benefits. If you delay taking benefits until age 70, the benefit will be 32 percent higher because of that delay.
The maximum retirement benefit for someone who waits until age 70 to collect benefits was $3,501 a month in 2015.
84% of retirees receive income from Social Security.
Every day for the next 18 years, another 8,000 baby boomers will turn 65. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s roughly one person every 10 seconds.
Being Prepared for Retirement: 38% of retirees worldwide claimed to have been unprepared for retirement. SOME THINGS TO CONSIDER: Living arrangements
BY THE NUMBER 38% of retirees worldwide claimed to have been unprepared for retirement.
44% of Americans ages 65 and older live alone.
Retirees who do move most often move within their state and even county.
Only 5.7 percent of Americans age 65 and older moved to a new residence between 2009 and 2013.
Only 1% of retirees moved to a new state.
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Time: How to spend it? (Hobbies, relationships, volunteering). Seniors spend about 7.5 hours a day on leisure activities.
Just 0.3% went overseas.
18% of US population believes they will never be able to afford to retire.
Investing to be able to afford retirement is wise. 40% of baby boomers plan to “work until they drop,” according to an AARP survey. AMERICANS INVEST FOR RETIREMENT:
401K A retirement savings plan sponsored by an employer. You can invest parts of your paycheck before taxes are deducted.
Pension A given amount of monthly income during retirement.
Roth IRA A retirement plan that is not taxed.
ESOP An employee stock ownership plan. It’s an employee benefit where one can invest in a stock of the sponsoring employer.
Traditional IRA A type of retirement plan.
403B A retirement savings plan for employees of public schools and other tax exempt organizations.
General Savings Account
HOW MUCH DO WE CONTRIBUTE?
Employees: 6.2% of their earnings.
Employers match 6.2% for a total of 12.4%
Self-employed people pay that whole amount on their own!
Earnings above $118,500 are exempt from Social Security contributions.
Most Americans value social security and would rather pay more than have the payout reduced! In 1955, there were more than 8 people paying into the system for each beneficiary. Today there are about 3. In 2031, projections show it will be down to two.
Ernest Ackerman was the first person to receive a Social Security benefit. In March 1937. It was a one-time, lump-sum payment of 17¢.
Centenarians: in 1980 there were 15,000 of them. Today there are over 72,000. And 80% are women.
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“My HMO doctor prescribed orthotics when I was a kid, but here I am years later and my feet are only worse!” Now I’m a busy mom with three small kids and even though I wear arches and sensible sneakers, my feet pretty much hurt me all day. And now I have bunions and hammertoes too—painful and unattractive. Help me, Dr Baldinger! It’s time to get an expert diagnosis of what’s really wrong with your feet! Bring a worn pair of shoes and previous x-rays so we can get a complete overview. We’ll find the underlying causes of your foot problems and give you the most appropriate treatment options to give you relief and get you on the path for a long life of foot health. We’ve helped hundreds of people get back happy and beautiful feet. Come see us in our convenient new Suffern office. When other solutions haven’t worked, call Dr. Baldinger.
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The Monsey View
ART EXHIBIT Showcasing Our Townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Talent
Burich Silberman, 6
Yanky Schwartz, 10
Tzivy Goldmunzer, 10 Avir Yaakov
Yanky Frieder, 6
Esty Deutsch, 8, Pupa
Ruchy Deutsch, 6, Pupa
Fraidy Kaufman, 10, YAY
Sossy Wosner, 6
Perel Braun, 7, Skver
Trany Biston, 10, Skver
Tzivy Goldmunzer, 10 Avir Yaakov
Miriam Sury Tanenbaum 6, Satmar
Baila Chaya, 6
Sury Lefkowitz, 8, Skver
Chanala Steinberg, 12, Bais Rochel Satmar
Yossi Lunger, 9, Skver
Chaya Miriam Breuer, 9
Esty Lebovits, 6
Leah Braun, 7, Skver
Shaindy Kaff, 9, Skver
Perel Braun, 7, Skver
Raizy Aber, 9, Bais Malka
Yossi Piller, 7, Bais Dovid
Yanky Neuwirth, 8, Pupa
Chany Fischer, 11, Bais Trany
Chayala Deutscher, 8, Bais Malka
Temmy Feder, 7, Belz
Bruchy Geiger, 9, Bais Trany
Esty Frieder, 7, Skver
Raizy Aber, 9, Bais Malka
Shira Lazarus, 10, Bas Mikroh
Chaya'la Gestetner, 10, Bais Rochel
Chaya Hindy Tauber, 10, Bobov
Chaya Hindy Tauber, 12, Bobov
Hindy Gordon, 10, Skver
Trany Spitzer, 7, Skver
Blimy Samet, 8
Malky Dahari, 10, Bais Rochel
Perry Spira, 7, Skver
Avrohom Kaufman, Fallsburg Cheder
Bassy Kolman, 4, Vien
Surela Langsam, 11, Bais Malka
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Organize while you clean
On every Yiddishe mother’s mind is surely the same thing: Pesach cleaning! How can I organize my schedule to pave the way for doable and calm Pesach prep? That’s an excellent question, and since Pesach is closer than we dare to think, we’ll be starting with an overall plan. The first thing to do is exactly as you said: Organize your schedule. Create a calendar from Tu B’shvat until bedikas chometz night, and in each day’s square, fill in exactly what you want to and can accomplish on that day. Breaking up the Pesach cleaning into days’ amount of work makes the task seem so much more doable, and you might even manage it without outside cleaning help. Then, focus on one day at a time.
CREATING THE CALENDAR 1. Start backward. First figure out what needs to be done in the days and weeks leading to Pesach. How much time would you like to allot for cooking? If and when would you like to kasher the kitchen? Then, work backward from there. 2. Leave an empty slot weekly, like Motzei Shabbos, to finish up the work that wasn’t completed during the week. 3. Keep in mind that you can be done with most “non-food areas” by Purim, like bedroom drawers and closets, the linen closet, laundry room, coat closet — and even the top kitchen cabinets. 4. If you have extras, like toys, that are not mandatory to clean but can still use your attention, leave them for the nights when you’ll have completed the day’s scheduled tasks. 5. Divide the days wisely; it’s always rather to lightly reclean a room, than to leave the entire job for a later date. Keep in mind: Things often take longer than you think! Designate an amount of time to spend on your job without interruptions. (Talk-
ing on the phone often slows down your pace. However, music will make the task more pleasurable. ) Anything that needs to be placed in a different room, leave at the entrance to be distributed to different rooms when your job is done. Otherwise, you will get stuck doing different things elsewhere.
LAUNDRY ROOM: • Sort everything into categories as much as possible. It will help you find items faster. • *Batteries *light bulbs and flashlights *shoe polish and shoe strings *first aid *baby accessories *home improvement *creams • You can either divide laundry and cleaning detergents in separate bins or keep them all lined up on different sides of the shelf. • Long bins for small sprays are a neat solution and can be pulled out to access back items. • A cloth shopping bag or cloth bin is very handy for clean rags. • Turning on a ceiling fan works very well to dry laundry fast. • A metal towel rod can be screwed under a cabinet to keep spare hangers or short hanging items.
COAT CLOSET: • Sort the items you remove from the closet; either kids and adult stuff separately in two baskets, or by category: shawls, gloves, etc., each in a separate bin. Store things that are currently not in use higher than the ones in use. • Have separate bins for reflectors and rain bonnets. • Keep coats and jackets that are not in use in a different closet.
• If you’re short on shelf space, you can hang a shoe rack on the closet door for accessories, or use a long-hanging shoe holder.
UMBRELLA STORAGE IDEAS: 1. Bathroom size garbage can 2. In a bin on shelf 3. On hooks
BATHROOM AND VANITY: • Medicine chest: Place a long, narrow bin on each shelf. Categorize the toothbrushes, toothpaste, nail clippers etc. in them. Remember: After midnight, you work much more slowly. Rather get your rest then, and you’ll have more energy, time, head space and patience for the next day’s work. Sufficient sleep and a healthy breakfast will truly boost your energy and allow the day to run smoothly with optimum results. Make it your Number One priority! Feel free to ask your questions! Leave a voicemail at 845-274-3133 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and keep an eye out for the answers.
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Hey kids! Hereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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? Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d love to show everyone how creative Monsey kids are! Please email or mail your picture to The Monsey View.
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Yossi (7) and Naftali (5) Piller. Empire State Building and Freedom Tower
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Chava Leah Morgenstern, 2
Efraim, Yechiel and Chayala Lunger
Elchanan Weill made this out of clay!
Shimmy and Faigy Fekete, Parshas Beshalach
מענדי & מרים גאלד
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DIRECTIONS: Write your 4-letter, 5-letter, 6-letter etc. words in alphabetical order, in separate columns. Fax or email your word list, together with your total points by Sunday, 8:00 PM for a chance to win! Include your name, phone number, and address.
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PLAYING RULES: NEW PLAYING RULES! MORE WORDS ARE NOW ALLOWED. • No adding “s” to a word. • No proper nouns, abbreviations, or acronyms • No bouncing back to letters already used in a given word • Words may not be found with a computer boggle solver. • Words may not be found with the help of a dictionary. • The Monsey View will carefully review all submissions to ascertain each word is found in the dictionary. Points will be deducted for ineligible words. • We reserve the right to disqualify entries that have a few ineligible words, that are not written in alphabetical order, or are missing information. • Each contestant has a chance to win only once in four weeks. • No credit given to archaic words, or words chiefly used in other languages (including British).
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BOGGLE WINNER LIST REMINDER Dictionaries or electronic devices may not be used to help you solve the Boggle board. From this point on we will be disqualifying word lists, as per our discretion, that include too many unusual words. The Boggle Team at The Monsey View
4 LETTER WORDS able anon bait bane bite boat
bole bone ever feet feta fern
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hone horn hose jeer loan lone
none nose nosh noun obit ogre
5 LETTER WORDS abhor batik bloat event fever genre goner green
greet grown hosel house never noble oaten retan
rouse shone shore shorn short shown table tater
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6 LETTER WORDS tenor verge unwon
banter batter bitten bitter boater enable hornet kitten
Please note that credit is not given for inappropriate words.
loaner nation ornate renown revent unworn venous
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8 LETTER WORDS
9 LETTER WORDS greenhouse
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4. Listening device 5. Tasting a bit like sugar 6. Warning signal 7. Carpets 8. ___ roll 9. Prevailing wind 10. “Not guilty,” e.g. 11. Bothers 12. Chronicle 13. At one time, at one time 19. Parsley or sage 22. Remote abbr. 25. Goal-oriented activity 26. Puts a stop to 28. League members 29. Eyepiece 30. Brewer’s kiln 31. Have words (with) 32. vine 33. Graceful bird 34. Horse’s motion 35. European erupter 36. Not those 39. Bleached
1. Grains 6. Drink made by steeping 10. Crown 14. Acquired relative 15. Olympic sled 16. Fibber 17. About 1.3 cubic yards 18. Be careful when walking on this 20. Chapter in history 21. Day’s ends 23. Afternoon serving ware 24. 24/7 26. The other woman 27. Black gold 28. Fez 33. Criteria 36. Tattle 37. Mob boss 38. Deliberate before speaking 41. High school breakout
42. Skirt lines 43. Extreme 44. Narrowly avoided collision 46. In-flight info, for short 47. Ended a fast 48. Put down 52. Pressure into action 56. Voting “no” 57. Knight’s title 58. Be careful when walking on this 60. Crystalize 62. Handbag 63. Distinctive flair 64. Long walks 65. Puts on 66. “Go ahead!” 67. Eye drops
He arrived in Damascus, his final stop before Eretz Yisroel.
Where is that sweet voice coming from?
A rich man, Rav Shaul Farchi, lives here. In one of the wings of his home he has Talmud Beis El, a yeshivah for mekubalim.
From where are those sounds of learning? Is there a yeshivah here?
He supports them and their families so they can learn without worries.
How badly I want to be near these holy mekubalim!
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By Ann Zeilingold
Real Estate Recent Changes in Mortgage Guidelines THERE HAVE BEEN MANY CHANGES IN THE MORTgage industry beginning a few short months ago. New regulations, new guidelines, some uncertainty and some disappointments. A few such changes that can affect the homebuyer are new qualification guidelines regarding self-employed borrowers, new guidelines affecting the FHA purchaser and new guidelines regarding a person who has a second job for less than two years. Self-employed borrowers: It is getting more complicated to verify for mortgage purposes the use of business funds for the purpose of purchasing a home. The home buyer says, “This is my company and it is my money, so who cares?” The mortgage industry, on the other hand, wants to make sure that by using these funds the sustainability and the operating of the business won’t be affected. The school of thought is that if the business owner uses all the funds in his business account, the business may not be able to make payroll or pay for new goods and services. We want to establish, through an analysis of the transactions in the business account, as to whether the business can function after the withdrawal of the funds. Additionally, if a business owner receives income on his K1 form, but he actually didn’t pay himself this money, but invested it in the business, and the distribution amount is lower than the income amount, we have to use the lower amount. These changes are just some that are affecting self-employed borrowers, making it more difficult than before to qualify for a mortgage loan. Another huge impact is that the AUS (Automated Underwriting Systems) algorithms are changing — meaning, borrowers that would have gotten approved two months ago may not get the same approvals today. Examples are a self-employed borrower using only one year of business tax returns to qualify for the loan or a lower or shallow credit score borrower. In the past we would have gotten an approval; now we are seeing “ineligible” or “caution.”
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As always, the mortgage industry keeps us on our toes.
FHA has seen a teaser. Prior to Obama leaving office, he signed an executive order reducing the monthly mortgage insurance required for an FHA borrower, to go into effect January 27. We actually had people hold off on their closings in order to take advantage of this. As soon as Trump got elected, on Day One of his presidency, he undid this executive order along with all the other 1,500 or so that Obama had signed in the last two weeks of his presidency. As of now, the chatter from HUD is that this will be reviewed sometime in the future. So FHA premiums have remained the same. Another new guideline change is that if a person has two jobs, and if the viability of the second job makes sense to an underwriter, we would be able to use that in-
come. Only one program at this point has made that change, going into effect in late February. This is huge. There is a client of mine who is a nurse. He called me in August. He has two jobs, both 20 hours each. He was a recent graduate of school, so he had only one year on both jobs. Back then, he needed a cosigner to qualify because we could only use the income from one job, since the guideline hitherto had required without exception a two-year history of maintaining two jobs. He did not buy a home yet. We spoke last week again and now we can actually use both jobsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; income. It makes sense. So many fields, especially medical- and education-related ones, have part-time opportunities, and recent graduates or even people with experience will leave a 40-hour-per-week job and take two solid 20-hour-aweek jobs. Now there is a way to use that income before two years has elapsed. As always, the mortgage industry keeps us on our toes. Whoever has not been pre-approved for a mortgage since November 2016 and is still in the market to purchase a home, must reach out to an experienced mortgage originator to make sure that nothing has changed.
Find Annâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s real estate column weekly in The Monsey View.
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Beautiful sunny home in great location on quiet cul-de-sac, ideal for the homebuyer and for the investor. R2 zoned, possible to build 2 townhouses side by side; plans available (option to go subject to approval on owner’s expense).
Two-family oversized, bright and airy extended raised ranch on a quiet cul-de-sac. Big kitchen, spacious living room, 2 nice decks Addition includes: 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, and 3 oﬃces. R15-A zoned, possible to add accessory apartment
37 N. Rigaud Rd.
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AIRMONT: PICTURESQUE COLONIAL ON GORGEOUS FLAT LANDSCAPED PROPERTY! Updated granite kitchen with center island, hardwood floors, master BR and onsuite, lots of windows. Priced to sell! Only $539K Gorgeous bright and spacious center hall colonial on almost an acre of tree-lined property located on a most desirable street. Large eat-in kitchen finished w/o basement, 9 bedroom, 5 ½ bathroom with many other unique features Spectacular and private luxury home for the discriminating buyer, amenities include 3 kitchens, custom library, multiple family rooms , additional room with retractable roof, private spa and bathhouse with sauna and gym room, huge finished w/o basement, elevator, multiple laundry rooms, separate 2 story guest quarters A MUST SEE!
Majestic One of a Kind 15 bedroom Estate Property A magnificent mansion on private professionally landscaped grounds and walkways. Amenities include palatial entrance with double staircase, Grand Regal dining room, elevator, glass-enclosed in-ground pool. Absolutely Fabulous Home! NEW HEMPSTEAD: REMODELED BI-LEVEL ON Lg. FLAT PROPERTY 5 bdrms, 3 full-tiled bathrooms, wood fls, two updated kitchens, and w/o basement.JUST REDUCED TO$489K
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for an all-in-one machine. 845-598-1912
MOVING SALE Beautiful dining room furniture with table and 8 chairs, crystal chandelier, 48” beds, 24” stove. 845-6596569
FRIDGE/FREEZER Black excellent condition. Asking 300. Please call 845352-2154
USED DRUM SET 7 piece, plus stool. For sale for $300. 845-641-4494.
SILVER CANDLESTICKS Brand new for sale, originally $1200, selling for $1000 Or best offer. 845-659-6569
DSLR CAMERA Used Canon EOS T5. Excellent condition. Please call 845-425-3015
EXPENSIVE KALLAH JEWELRY for sale. Hardly used. Bracelets, earrings, watches. Please call 845-746-6012 & leave a message.
MOUNTAIN BIKE New Mens Diamondback $250 598-4438
MATTRESS BOXSPRING and frame 44 inch Brand new to sell for great price. please call 917-538-6074. MASTER BEDROOM FURNITURE for sale. 39” beds. About 8 yrs old. Great condition! Call: 918-1753 CHINA CLOSET/SEFORIM SHRANK 6 door, nearly new for sale due to moving. Great condition! For serious inquiries please call 845-5212792 WOOD BOOKCASES 4 Huge, for Sale. Taupe Color, over 8 ft tall. $1500 obo. Call/ text 248-798-9078. BEAUTIFUL SHOWCASE in perfect condition for 200$ only. Please call 347-693-6519 Delivery not included. MASTER BEDROOM Includes 2- 48” beds with headboards, armoire, night table and dresser. For $1,100 845-445-5947 PORTA CRIB for sale, 3 level, natural color, with good mattress, barely used, asking $150. call 845.352.6910 FRIGIDAIRE 30” OVENS 2 almost new hardly used. $500 for both. Please call 4265652 or 213-9996. WHIRLPOOL WASHING MACHINE $500.00 Originally $1,100.00. Selling because space needed
CHILDREN’S JEWELRY SETS 18K gold dipped. Set includes necklace, bracelet, ring and earrings. $25 a set. Call: (845) 578-1939 48 IN BEDSPREADS Like new sage green cut velvet with pillows. New $1200 now $600. OBO . Call 352-9133 . SOY GOOD START baby formula for $12 each. Please call: 845-587-2723 BLACK LEATHER COUCH converts to bed and has storage underneath. Perfect condition. Ideal for office/ playroom. $250 call 718-7819283 MATERNA cholov yisroel stage for only 28$ . 1845-499-9923 . 2 SPEAKER STANDS Used with bag (On Stage Stands)+2 boom mic stands+microphone, in excellent condition-only $100, call (845)-422-5516 SELLING ALMOST BRAND NEW mirrors, shelves, chair, etc. for very good price. Call 845 425-0470.
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BLACK MORAN SLIPPER new pair, size 37, for 85 dollars. Please call 352-2154.
STOKKE XPLORY Gray Melange with carrycot brand new, Open box, Original Price $1450. Selling for $899!! Call or text 845217-1141. BLACK SUIT New 100% wool, size 40 short and size 42 short $100 each. 598-4438 YAMAHA PSR-433. Used. $200. Stand, mixers and cables also available. Please call 845-425-3015 PUFFER VEST Brand new black ladies for sale. xl runs small. 3478932433 MINK COAT perfect condition. Only worn once. For sale Call 646-9250125 BABY UNDERSHIRTS Marks & Spencer (short sleeves) Pls call 845 356 1491 BUGABOO CAMELEON for sale purchased in 2013. Navy with a bit of red trimming. 425-1937 DOUBLE CITY select stroller for sale call 8453560749
SHABBOS SHOES elegant all season flower printed charly amar size 7.5 new in box Was $90 selling $25 call 8455216886 ARTSCROLL GEMARAS Assorted mesechtas. English edition. $15 each. 8455216886 BUGABOO BUFFALO aluminum base black hood. Brand new in box. $1100. 3475780436 CUSTOM BEDSPREADS and accessories Brand new by Ben barber 3474862881 NORDICTRACK BIKE new condition, 6 training zones, handle pulse sensor, adjustable seat, easy entry, pls. call 845-425-2951 HUGGIES PAMPERS Size 1 case of 240 for $36. Please call (after 4:00 P.M.) 845-659-0047 BROWN LEATHER COUCH 3 seater (2 reclining seats) $500 new citi mcro black/ grey stroller $120 845 418 2611 BLACK BABY JUNTING with removable bottom, Brand new for sale $60, Orig $135 from blubelle. 356-0115 ESTATE SALE Fri. Feb. 17 9-2 & Sun. Feb. 19 9-3 contents of home , judaica, sterling, furn, 218 Willow Tree Rd. Monsey 914419-9772 ROLE OF FABRIC 30 yards of beautiful ivory crushed velvet fabric. Selling @ $120. Serious inquires only. Call 845-570-1926. OFFICE CHAIR brand new in box brown leather swivel chair cost $130 selling $70 or other reasonable offer. 8452883227
USED PURIM COSTUMES and accessories for sale. Kids sizes and some adults. Call 845-517-5122 BLACK SHABBOS SHOES Girls Venettini, size 29. New in box, worn once. Any reasonable offer. Call 347342-7089
HOUSE FOR RENT Brand new 5 bdrm 2.5 bath + playroom, large kitchen and large dining room + living room, laundry rm, large backyard, approx 2700 sq ft asking $3500, Nancy lane, spring valley. Call 716-3718309 or email vmcbh1@ gmail.com
BEBEBON SNOWSUIT pink newborn, Brand new, Fur lined and edged, includes matching hat. $85. Call 845356-0102.
WILSHER DR 4 bedroom house on large private property available for rent as of March - Please call 845-596-7425
MAGNIFICENT PAINTING of Hagon Rav Eliashiv Ztâ&#x20AC;?l indulged in learning [beautifully framed] $130 845 538 0303
PESACH RENTAL 4+ bedroom house available for Pesach Paikin /Elm / Twin area another house available in back
HUMAN HAIR WIG medium brown short cut, picture available, call/text 845-538-3091
HOUSE FOR RENT in Chestnut Ridge (Dexter Park) 4 br, 2 bathroom, laundry room, eat in kitchen, near park. 845.596.8278.
UPPABABY CRUZ Brand new in box for $420! Call/text 845-554-5778 BUGABOO BUFFALO in sealed box. Includes Blue canopy, Bassinet, and rain cover. $999 please call 917727-1814 HOUSE FOR SALE 5 Suzie Dr New Hempstead 845 445-2348 Immaculate 2800 Sqft Hi Rnch CNR Lot, 4 Bdrm, 3 Bth, oversize F/R w/FPL, & Lrge Den
FOR RENT NEWLY RENOVATED HOMES 3, 4,5 bedrms; spacious living/dining; high ceilings; modern kitchen/appliances; skylight; hardwood-flooring; large deck overlooking pool; New Hempstead; 845 3773687
ORLANDO, FL Luxury 2-5 bdrm villas with pools starting @ $89 per night. Mechitza avail. 888-INNFORM PRIVATE HI-RANCH on Dunhill Lane off Carlton and Blauvelt, 5 Bedrooms, Playroom, Garage, Available Immediately. Please Call 8454251542 PRIVATE HOUSE for rent: Beautiful house on acre property, updated kitchen and bath on Fessler Dr. 845-499-9926 LUXURIOUS 3 BEDROOM avail Mid February in Hilltop area,price $2000/mo ,pls call 845-263-6078 PRIVATE HOUSE for rent on N. Cole. 4 bdrm 2 full bath large kitchen playroom d/r Beautiful gated backyard. 8455178108
SUMMER HOME RENTAL looking to rent home with a pool for the summer in monsey area.917-353-6370 PRIVATE HOUSE available for Pesach In the Elm St. Neighborhood call 845 570-7468 SOUTH MONSEY 3 bedrooms, chandelier in dining-room, dinette, livingroom/playroom, kitchen, washer, dryer,oven, fridge 1850, 845-517-8494 HOTEL STYLE RENTAL Brand new two bedroom, beautifully furnished apartment on Herrick Ave. to rent for day/week/month. All amenities included. 845.425.2169 3 BEDROOM APT FOR RENT 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms located on Decatur. please call 845.352.4686 APARTMENT FOR RENT Brand new 2 bdrm 1 bath, kitchen and dining room, large backyard, approx 1300 sq ft asking $1600, Nancy lane, spring valley Call 716371-8309 or email vmcbh1@ gmail.com 1 BEDROOM Apt. Almost brand new, walk-in, central AC, quiet & private, Chestnut Ridge. 1200 845-444-8744 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT Brand new available on Herrick Ave. Please call 845222-6244 BEAUTIFUL 1 BEDROOM with full size kitchen for rent. Ground level, private entrance. Bluefield/Dr. Frank area. Call 845-642-5644 2 ROOM APARTMENT for rent kitchen and bedroom on Brewer Road $650 utilities included. please call (845)304-1248
FURNISHED APARTMENT 2 bedroom beautiful brand new for rent. Avail Immediately. All appliances. Utilities incl. 845-659-0156. FURNISHED APT 3 rms w/all appliances. Also 1xtra rm off B/R. Private entr. & drivwy. Joshua/Bates. Long/short term 845-8264188 BEAUTIFUL 2 BEDROOM full bath apartment for rent Airmont area call 347-5462665 NEW HEMPSTEAD Brand New 2 huge bdrm apt; Spacious State/Art Kitchen + Dinette; Stainless Appliances; Quartz Countertops+ Living/Dining/ Study; big backyard; 845 377 3687 3 BEDROOM APT for rent on Bluefield Dr. 845499-9926 STUDIO APARTMENT for rent on Brewer Road $700 utilities included. please call (845)304-1248 3 ROOM FURNISHED For single or couple. Ground level, private entrance, washer/dryer, microwaves. Cameo Ridge area. (845) 304-5114. FURNISHED APARTMENT Newly renovated for rent on Leon Drive in Monsey. 1 Bedroom, Kitchen and Dining Room. call 845-4258880, Ext 101 APARTMENT FOR PESACH Looking to rent out an apartment in the Park Ln. area.Ideal for a couple and max 2 babys.please call 3238680 BLUBBERY HILL AREA, Dana Rd, Buckman Pl, walk in,1 bedroom, full bath, dining room and kitchen,
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CUSTOM MADE High quality textured fabric. size 4/6. Sea greenish/ blueish. For sale 845-2747858. Price negotiable.
LARGE FURNISHED APARTMENTS BY THE DAY/WEEK/MONTH. Spacious / furnished / center of Outremont / 3-4 bedrooms / up to 10 beds / kosher kitchen / amenities. Reservations: 718.737.4980 $1000+utilities call 845-8003573 VACATION RENTAL באקוועמע צוויי צומערדיגע דירה צו פארדינגען אין גיבבערס אויפן 845- . אדער שבת, וואך,טאג 794-1227
FLORIDA RENTAL brand new 3 BDR, 1 1/2 bath, EIK, DR, in desirable area, heimish crowd, all new appliances, 718-419-7534 4 ROOM apt on Adar Ct. 845-356-9084
BOYS NICKERS for sale/ rent 845-352-2131 BLUSH DRESS with floral print sz. 2 for rent. Please call 845-217-1141.
Spring Valley near Bluefield 8458216501 OFFICE IN FORSHEY Fresh clean space,possible other uses,separate entrance.917-842-0348
FURNISHED APARTMENT Brand new Blauvelt carlton Area Chosson kallah prefered call 845 445 5698
3 ROOM APARTMENT On Nissan ct. Available immediately. Please call 845558-7156
OFFICE BUILDING Well maintained (Aprox. 2,500 sq. feet) for rent. Large Parking Lot Near Route 45 & Eckerson Call: 845-290-1337
4 ROOM APARTMENT for rent on adar ct. Please call 845-641-6331
MIAMI BCH Beaut condo for rent w/lg scenic porch, prkng, sep. Swim, nr shul, avail. Feb. 15. 718-812-2656
STORAGE FOR RENT 800 square foot pull up straight to garage door great location twin area call 845659-8216
2 BEDROOM HOUSE Unfurnished, Old Nyack Tpk call Green 845-216-4626 references, no smokers
LARGE OFFICE FOR RENT Brand new on Herrick Ave. Please call 646-302-5312
PESACH RENTAL beautiful 4 Bdrms apartment available in Monsey, prime area, to rent for pesach. Call 347-461-8350 3 BDRM FURNISHED New apartment available for rent. Jill Ln area - Great location call/text 917.652.2635 2 ROOM FURNISHED APT Ideal for single or chosson/ kallah. Ground level. W/D included. Available after Pesach. Call (845)664-0250 LAKEWOOD APARTMENT brand new 3 BDR, 1 1/2 bath, EIK, DR, in desirable area, heimish crowd, all new appliances, 718-419-7534
PESACH CLEANED PARTMENT on elm street available to rent for pesach, from bedikas chumetz till after yom tov. Call 845-414-9031. PARK LANE Beautiful 3 bdrm apt, 1-1/2baths, laundry room, painted & scraped. Section 8 ok. 845-426-7321 BRAND NEW Ground floor, Private entrance 3 B/R 1.5 Bath apt 9 ft Ceiling, Central AC,
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DECATUR AVE. 2 beautiful office rooms, bright high ceiling for rent optional for one business includes internet plus more call. 917-549-4993 STUDIO APT/ OFFICE large room with private full bath,private entrance, old nyack / Rockhill area call 425 -2871 OFFICE FOR RENT Brand new office Private Entrance. 845-538-7861
IVORY AND TEAL sister of the bride size 2-4. Call or text 201-679-6818. SISTER OF THE BRIDE black and white gown for sale. Size 12. $500. Picture available. Please call/text 845-323-7881. WHITE AND GREEN DRESS for sale-size 2-4. Please call/ text 845-269-8649. CUSTOM MADE silver and white gown size 8-10 for sale. Please call/text 845-269-8649 CHILDRENS GOWNS for sale sizes 4,5,6,7, 10. Please call 845-425-0544 NAVY BOX PLEAT ball gown skirt for sale! Please call: 862 505 9546 MATERNITY LACE DRESS For rent beautiful call 845.356.0749 CUSTOM DESIGNED DRESS for rent sister of bride or kallah vort dress. Call/text 845 587 2823 MECHITNISTA GOWN sz 10-12 light color adult/teen sz 4-6 all lace with teal blue lining Plz call 659-9155
GOWN FOR RENT beautiful classy black & raspberry size 4 gown for rent worn only once please call 845-274-6501 MARRIED SISTER OF BRIDE simple yet elegant custom made apx. Size 2. Black velvet top and metallic silverish bottom. Great price 425-1937 MATERNITY GOWN beautiful slenderizing off white maternity gown for sale or rent. Call: 845 659 0645 SISTER OF THE BRIDE stunning bronze gown size 8 for sale or rent.call: 845 659 0645 SISTER OF BRIDE mauve color with stunning design. Size 8-10. Good 4 tall girl/lady 845-362-0388/587 2445 MOTHER/SISTER OF BRIDE two piece gown! Size 12/14, light color, extremely slenderizing Call 845-6419443 STUNNING FUSIA w gray bottom three layers gown size. 7to 10 adjustable brand new childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gown rent or sell 2743577 CUSTOM SISTER-OF-THEBRIDE dress, light grey/white, perfect for teenager. approx size 6. call 425-5994 SISTER OF THE BRIDE light color gowns size 00,0 and childrens gowns size 12, and 18 months Call 845-6424968 GORGEOUS GOWN Ivory with coral pink & gold brocade center. Approx Size 6-8. Stunning style & slenderizing fit, Text/Call 845.548.2685
BALLGOWN WEDDING SKIRT for rent Gorgeous, up to date style; Light gray & dark gray floral print. Size 6-8, $80 Call/text 845.548.2685 CHILDRENS GOWNS for rent. Appr. Size 5-6,7-8, 12, & 16. Call: 362-3358 GOWNS WITH GLAMOUR Wedding Gowns SZ 2 - Teen MONSEY: Rachy Silber 845445-5458 BORO PARK: M. Halpert 347-385-2638 3 CLASSY CUSTOM wedding dresses sizes 12-14 for young adults worn once 263.2282. MARRIED SISTER OF BRIDE Teal/Blue gown w Black lace. Size 10-12, for sale or rent. Call 845.356-3746.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; BLACK AND WHITE wedding dress size 10 for rent, call 845-425-3207, to see a picture send an email to email@example.com CHAMPAGNE DRESS Married sister of the bride Size 10, for sale or rent. Call 845.356-3746. CHASUNA DRESSES Assorted sizes children/adult wedding gowns in sapphire blue/blush pink also beautiful cream maternity dress. 845-548-3771 LT BLUE & BEIGE dress to rent or sell sz 6-8 call/text 608-6766 ideal for sis of bride C.R. KOHL GOWN custom made tulle & cut velvet size 2-4. for more info call: 347-683-0557 SISTER OF BRIDE Beautiful gown size 6-8 [pink/gray], worn twice, for sale unbelievable price! 845 352 2710
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HELP WANTED The Everest Equity Company, Inc. is looking to fill the following positions: Part time loan officer assistantmortgage experience required, Full time loan officer assistant/processor, Full time executive assistant. Driving required. Must have own car. Qualified applicants, please send your resume to saram@ everestequity.com or fax to 845-230-8682
LOCAL MONSEY COMPANY is seeking to hire a friendly customer service receptionist. Must have good communication skills and phone etiquette. Please send your resume to jobs@ valucleanny.com
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT NEEDED Seeking full time administrative assistant for fast paced office in Monsey. Candidate must have previous office experience and be dedicated, detail oriented, organized and proficient in Microsoft Office. Great Salary + growth for the right individual. Please email resume to markg@ caretechgroup.com AMAZON / EBAY EXPERT Established company seeking an Amazon and Ebay selling expert. Extensive knowledge of Amazon is required. This is NOT an entry level position; you must have worked for a high volume marketplace seller. We offer tremendous opportunity for the right individual. Individual must pay strong attention to detail and complete proficiency in Excel. Please email resume firstname.lastname@example.org MEDICAL BILLING OFFICE MANAGER WANTED Seeking highly qualified individual with extensive knowledge in medical billing to assist in managing second office location of an established medical billing company. Great relationship skills and phone skills required. Please contact 929-
ESTABLISHED BUSINESS looking for Marketing Director (male or female) to manage all marketing, social media and item packaging aspects of the company. (no graphics skills needed) Great pay, pleasant environment and satisfactory work. Located approx. 15 minutes from Monroe. Please email detailed resume to: email@example.com (will only look into inquiries with resume) FULL TIME OFFICE WORK Are you looking for a rewarding job doing interesting work in a fast paced environment? Are you detail oriented, self-motivated, a quick learner with great phone & writing skills? We are looking to hire FULL TIME female secretaries. We pay a base salary and performance based incentives on top of that. Experienced & beginners are welcome. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (845)356-5954 Ext 207 SUFFERN, NY - CUSTOMER SERVICE HELP, Looking to hire a pleasant female to manage our eCommerce customer service. Candidate must pay attention to detail, and have tactful verbal and written language skills. responsibilities include, answer all emails and phone calls in a timely manner. Converting bad feedback and bad reviews to positive. Prior experience a plus. Hours: Mon- Thu 10-5, Fri 9-chatzos.
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// for sale // for rent email@example.com, fax 845-356-5690 LOCAL MANAGEMENT OFFICE in seeking an energetic and dedicated employee. Candidate must be good at multi tasking, management, with great phone skills. Send resume to: remanagementoffice@gmail. com.
Great pay for the right individual. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org SECRETARY POSITIONS AVAILABLE - NOW HIRING Great opportunity! A popular, well-established food company is looking to hire new female secretaries, due to relocating of the business. Office is located 30 minutes from Monsey. Transportation provided. Job is from Monday through Thursday, from 9am-5pm. Computer knowledge a must. Great pay for the right individual. Also looking to hire one female secretary with driver’s license who can drive the secretaries to and from Monsey. Driving expenses paid. Please call 718-522-0689. MONSEY OPTOMETRY OFFICE seeks individual to do medical billing, office reception, optical sales. Computer knowledge a must. Will train. Hours: 12-5:30 Monday, tuesday, wednesday and thursday. PLease email resume to:eiyintova@gmail. com. OFFICE IN MONSEY seeking full time employee. Candidate should be someone who is a quick learner, detail oriented and who has excellent
communication skills to correspond with various vendors. Previous office experience a plus. Email Resume cdezorett@allprohc. com or fax 845-205-4179 LOOKING FOR FULL TIME secretary for a local marketing company. Needs to know Ps Ai Id. Pls email resume to agraphicposition@ gmail.com PROPERTY MANAGEMENT OFFICE in Spring Valley seeks FT secretary. Fax Resume: 718-243-9997 Email: hindy. email@example.com MANAGEMENT OFFICE Local management office in seeking an energetic and dedicated employee (female). Candidate must be good at multi tasking with great phone skills. Send resume to: remanagementoffice@gmail. com. LOOKING FOR EFFICIENT multi-task female employee for a full-time position in Monsey. Email resume firstname.lastname@example.org or leave message 724-8354223. OFFICE POSITION Insurance Agency is seeking female for full time office position. Email resume to
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MEDICAL SUPPLY STORE seeking woman for customer service, full time, growth opportunities. Basic computer knowledge necessary. Email resume: jobopportunities120@gmail. com Fax: 877-257-8881. HELP WANTED PART-TIME Local Monsey office seeking a bright, entry-level girl for 3 hrs/day, M-Thu. Knowledge of Excel required. Please email resume to email@example.com PROFESSIONAL OFFICE in Monsey is looking to hire for multiple positions, Great environment Please email resume to clearchaingroup@ gmail.com SECRETARIAL POSITION Heimishe Insurance Agency looking to hire female secretary. Great potential for a qualified candidate. E-mail resume to info@ infinityinsny.com. ONLINE BUSINESS seeking a responsible detail oriented girl for full-time job, including research listings describing items. Call (845)800-3573 FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER Seeking graphic position. Available from 9 - 3:00. Graphic portfolio available upon request. Contact anytime at 5170257@gmail. com
HIGH END EVENING GOWN SHOP is looking for experienced sales person. P/T w/ F/T potential. Call (845) 356-3731 GROWING COMPANY Looking For Salesman Work your own hours, part time or full time. Unlimited commission. Please call 845499-4575. POSITION AVAILABLE in a chassidishe Girls School for a preschool director. Experience a must. Please fax resume to 845.262.5164 LOW VOLTAGE Looking for a young energetic yingerman for a low Voltage Firm to manage crew and do roughing and equipment installation. Driver’s license required. Please email resume to lowvoltage10950@ gmail.com or call 845-9159393 EXCEL TRAINER looking for a woman that would come down to give an excel training for office staff. please call Malky 354-4118 ext 0 JOB AVAILABLE for women/girl to play with adorable two year old boy with medical needs. evenings or mornings 248-955-8559 BOYS DAY CAMP Following positions available: Division Head, Rabbeim, Counselors,Technical Director, Arts & Crafts and woodworking counselors Great atmosphere, Great pay Call or text 845-329-5083 LOOKING FOR A BABYSITTER in my home every day from 3-5 to take care of one toddler. Please call 213-7488
Hamaspik LCSW NEEDED:
RESPITE/COMHAB OPPORTUNITIES: Looking a LCSW for our IBS program, flexible hours. 1. Looking for a girl/women, who is available to be a
Yiddish speaking preferred. Please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 845-5031877.
GIRLS DAY HAB OPPORTUNITY:
Join our Fabulous team of staff who make a difference. Driver’s license preferred. Please Contact: Esty Schonfeld P :845-425-5011 E: Eschonfeld@hamaspikrockland.org
LIVE-IN COUPLE IN FORSHAY BRIDERHEIM NEEDED:
Seeking a Heimishe couple, with up to 1-2 children, to live in high functioning men’s group home in Forshay. Must be caring, sincere, and understanding. [Yiddish speaking]. Please call Mrs. Fischer at 845-503-0261 and leave message.
Seeking a motivated individual for a full time coordinating position, must be detailed oriented, self-motivated, with good English writing skills, OPWDD experience a plus. Great pay with benefit package for the right individual, email resume to careers@ hamaspikrockland.org or fax to 845-503-1877.
swimming partner for a high functioning 15 year old girl with Down Syndrome. Three times a week, from 6:45 – 8:30 P.M. Driver’s License a must.
2. Looking for a man to learn and take out a high
functioning 19 year old boy, every day, between the hours of 3:00 P.M. -10:00 P.M.
3. Looking for someone, who is available daily from 8:00-9:00 in the morning, and 3:00-6:00 in the afternoon, to work with a high functioning 12 year old autistic boy. Experience preferred. Driver’s License a must. In the Airmont area. 4. Looking for a girl who is available to be a respite worker for a high functioning 4 year old boy with special needs, three times a week, from 4:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. (New Square) 5. Looking for a worker for a low functioning 5 year old girl, every morning, from after 7:15-8:05 A.M. Also looking for worker for Sunday from 10:15 A.M.-3:30 P.M Please call 845-503-0214.
פול טיים געוואלדיגע געלעגנהייט "אין "המספיק קאנקארד ברודערהיים
PARA PROFESSIONALS WANTED:
פאלק מיט מערסטנס- געשמאקע פאר,עס ווערט געזוכט אן איבעגעגעבענע גוטע. און אויך יעדע צווייטע שבת, צו זיין די שטאב ביינאכט,איין קינד 845-494-1796 בענעפיטן פאר די ריכטיגע קאנדידאט! ביטע רופט
עס ווערט געזוכט א געטרייער יונגערמאן צו ארבעטן דורכ'ן טאג מיט - פול.אדער מילדע מענטל באגרעניצונגען/ערוואקסענע מיט פיזישע און געשמאקע, גוט באצאלט מיט קנאקעדיגע בענעפיטן פעקל,טיים פאסטן .אטמאספערע און רייכע אקטיוויטעטן .845-425-9104 ביטע פעקסט אריין אייער רעזומעי אדער אינפארמאציע צו
Hamaspik ABA program is looking for Para Professionals to join our team. High school diploma required. Please fax or email your resume. Email: Rsteif@ hamaspikrockland.org Fax: 845-503-1239
Looking to hire BCBA’s to join our newly developed ABA program. Hamaspik is offering a referral bonus of $300. If you refer a candidate, and candidate is hired, and delivers satisfactory performance after 60 days on the job, you will receive a one-time bonus of $300.00. Please contact Reiny Steif. Email: Rsteif@hamaspikrockland.org Phone: 845-503-0239 Fax: 845-503-1239
פארשעי ברודערהיים זוכט מיט מערסנס, וואס רעדט אידיש,פאלק-עס ווערט געזוכט א היימישע פאר מוז.פאנקשענינג ברודערהיים אין פארשעי- קינדער צו וואוינען אין א היי1-2 . און פארשטענדליך, הארציג, איבערגעגעבן,זיין געטריי . און לאזט איבער א מעסעדש845-503-0261 ביטע רופט מרת פישער
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Classifieds HEIMISH PLAYGROUP looking for driver to start immediately. Please call 8453561278 LOOKING FOR BABYSITTER in my home in Chestnut Ridge for 1 baby.Part/Full time work.Call 347-930-9736
BABYSITTING BABYSITTING AGENCY Tired of looking for a babysitter??? one phone call does it all. Also looking for Heimishe Girls/Ladies to join our team call 845-274-3992 SIMCHA IN MONSEY? Want to leave your baby in worm caring atmosphere. Call to book. 845-352-0619 DROP-IN BABYSITTING Sunday through Thursday. Call 862 505 9546 WARM/LOVING BABYSITTER available for the upcoming year accepting drop ins as well limited slots available Calvert area please call 845598 - 0656. EXPERIENCED BABYSITTER available to babysit your baby during the day in my home or yours Elm/Twin area. 845425-2252 BABYSITTER AVAILABLE on Francis Place. Also taking Sunday drop-ins. Please call 845-352-1016. DROP-IN BABYSITTING Daytime or evening. Calvert Drive. Please call 352-6117 SMALL GROUP BABYSITTER on Blauvelt rd Available for full time, only 2 spots left. Call 845-405-9938
EXPERIENCED BABYSITTER 12 years of happy parents & children, fun & educational toys, loads of love. Paiken / Fanley area, 845.426.2574 EXPERIENCE BABYSITTER Available to babysit day or night drop-ins or steady welcome. great references, on Oak Glen Road call Toby 587 1234 EXPERIENCED BABYSITTER only small groups call 845 538 5943 CHASUNAH BABYSITTERS Group of responsible heimishe girls available to babysit at chasunahs. Please call 845-499-8304 BABYSITTER א היימישע איבערגעגעבענע בעבי סיטער מיט יארן עקספיריענס איז גרייט steady overnight אנצינעמען און פאר די וואך מירdrop ins נעמען אויך אן זונטאג ריטא 845- אשעל געגענט ביטע רופט 425-4732 BABYSITTER-AIRMONT Experienced babysitter small group has only two slots still available. lots of TLC please call 845-369-1101
PLAYGROUPS PLAYGROUP Warm devoted loving small group forming on Bluefield now references available call 845-426-0212 LOOKING TO FORM a small group for Pre-1A aged girls in my home that are not yet in a school. Strictly confidential. Please call (347) 688-0290 PRESCHOOL SUNDAY CLUB Give your girls Sundays to remember! Drop-ins
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// for sale // for rent welcome. Ages 3-5, 10:303:00. call C. Hechel 371-2670
SERVICES MAKE A DIFFERENCE Do you believe that you can earn a significant income? Do you believe that the world needs a little more health and wealth in it these days? Do you want to help make a difference? I believe in inspiring people to do the things that inspire them so together we can create health and wealth in the world. But I can’t do this alone! Are you looking at improving your current financial situation? Do you enjoy helping people? If so, I might want to meet you! Mrs. F. Katz 845-5703565 PERSONAL CHEF Coming to your home. We will fill up your freezer With heimishe food and suppers for Yom tov or any occasion. Hungarian twist. Ref. available. Mrs. Hershkowitz 352-6856 ONE MAN BAND and singer music for all simchos by Chaim Benatar 845 659 0222 ONE MAN BAND Dovid Ahron Frankl For all your simchas. Special price with singer 347-598-3709 SMALL SIMCHA BAND one man band and fiddler for very reasonable price starting at $175/hour min 2 hour call ari 347-675-4794 ONE MAN BAND great pricing call now Ari Porges 347-675-4794 MONSEY FIDDLER accompanied by guiter(optional) for all occaisions call 845-274-7314
MENDING all work done fast and inexpensive. Francis area. Call 352-9133 . ALTERATIONS To get your alterations done call 845-356-1915. located on Phyllis Terrace. BASIC ALTERATIONS Reasonable rates. 596-3140 REASONABLE TUTOR for Limudei kodesh. 20 yrs old. Experienced. Daniel 845-825-6863 TUTORING SERVICES MS Ed Lic/Cert 30+ yrs exp. Reading/Math/Kriah Specialist, Slingerland Trained! Boys/Girls, ALL subjects Sundays/after school hrs. 558-1682 TUTORING - $10 you form 4 boy group.will teach them mishnayos.$10 per boy per session please call 845-352-6947 HIGH SCHOOL TUTOR available for all Limudei kodesh subjects as well as science subjects. reasonable rates.Please call:Avi Resnick:845-675-2522 EXCELLENT TUTOR looking for someone to help your daughter with reading, kriah, or homework? excellent tutor available after school hours. 845.826.6617 TUTOR AVAILABLE for your elementary school child for Limudei Kodesh and Limudei Chol. Please Call: 845-352-1016 ALTERATIONS For all your alteration needs call S.Rosenberger Wiener Dr area. 8454254486 Feb special refer a friend both geta free hem
ALTERATIONS For all your alteration needs call S.Rosenberger 845 425 4486 Wiener Dr.area.
HANDYMAN Remodeling, installations, painting, odd jobs Dovid Denberg 845-200-1326
SAVE ON GAS & ELECTRICITY every month. call 845-2741372 for lowest price.
ACCEPTING TO SEW and serge tablecloths. And for all your mending needs. neat job. reasonable prices pls call 845-352-5130
HEIMISHE HANDYMAN for your many household needs. 845-826-1056
QUICK-BOOKS Quicken, Excel, and other business services. Rates by Hourly and Monthly. Shulim Wachsman 347 786 2939
BASIC ALTERATION Hems and add ons for all skirts, pants, robes, nightgown, sleeves, etc. $10 for basic hem. Quick service. Call or text: 845.659.2655 LADY DRIVER Available for local and long distance and everything else in between including deliveries for just $7. Call Rachel (646) 322-7224. LADY DRIVER Heimish. Punctual, friendly, caring, responsible, dependable. Steady slots available. Call/text 917-7504105. LONG DISTANCE TRIPS brand new minivan anywhere anytime very reliable always on time call yanky 845-217-1717 RIDE TO BORO PARK SUNDAYS Leaving Monsey 5:30 PM. Leaving Boro Park 9:30 PM. Please call 845 263 2301.
HEIMISHE HANDYMAN Reliable and experience handyman for all ur handy needs call/text: David Wollner 845-662-4771. CABINET & FURNITURE SERVICE we replace most type of hard-to-find-HINGES & Draw Slides, cracked CABINET door, etc. 845-678-3298 E-COMMERCE HANDYMAN Don’t stay stuck with any e-commerce technical difficulties, get the professional help you need. Contact us: 845-288-0103 or sales@expandmarketplaces. com CONSTRUCTION SOLUTION Renovations, extensions, Basements, Attics, Kitchens, etc. we beat all prices. 845213-9218 TIRED OF SPENDING so much time and money finding the right candidates or right job? Call 855.224.2160 or email Rachel@TheBusinessEnine. com
LASER IS NOW A POSITIVE, PAINFREE EXPERIENCE.
QUICKBOOKS SPECIALIST Need help with your QuickBooks? Call Shucht Bookkeeping Services 845-243-7961 or email email@example.com. Reasonable rates - hourly, weekly or monthly. SEFORIM?SHAIMOS? If you have usable seforim that are sitting around or putting them into shaimos I could take them for free 8455383715 PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY Professional in studio portraits. Specializing in upsherins. $45 1/2 HR, $65 HR. Includes USB with pictures. 845.837.9229. www. LeahsLensStudio.com
הסת”ם – אהרן ישעי’ שטיינמעץ 347-206-2939 יפה בינדינג איז גרייט צו נעמען אלע אייער שנעל אין.ספרים אין ביכער . גוטע פרייזן.הערליכע ארבעט 845-352-2531 ריפט AIR’S PLUMBING and heating For all your pluming needs call 8452487046 BOOK BINDING We bind your seforim, books etc. for great prices. Please call: PROFESSIONAL BINDING - 845-356-7061 IT SUPPORT Call/Text Motty for all your computer needs. Network. Printers. Websites. Custom Software. 973-444-4485 EXCEL SIMPLIFIED If you want help creating a complex excel spreadsheet, we’ll complete it from scratch. Email for details spreadsheetsmadesimple@ gmail.com
MILES AHEAD we buy Amex/AA/United accounts Call/Text-845-3564537
CERTIFIED MOHEL You can also call to check your baby before and after Bris if you have any concerns. Mayer Stauber 845-300-1321
בדיקת מזוזות באקוקן און,מיר קומען אפנעמען . אייערע מזוזות- צוריקברענגען פאר.אויך מעגליך בו ביום מרכז:העפליכע סערוויס רופט
GRAPHOLOGY ANALYSIS No one can change you from being the person that you are......get to know yourself
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Classifieds better! Experienced analyst. (845) 2745266 SEFORIM BINDER אן עקספיריענס בינדער איז גרייט אנצונעמען אלע אייערע ספרים אין ביכער פאר א גוטע 845-499-6477 פרייז ביטע רופט און לאזט א מעסעדש WIRELESS SERVICE Get the most on half the cost, All cellphone carriers, no contracts, tax/fees included, free activations, unlimited 4GLTE. ProWirelessService@ gmail.com I MAKE IT - YOU BAKE IT Rivky’s Famous Challah Dough, Custom made to your taste, diet and schedule. Call 369-3755
SALADS/FRUIT AND SMOOTHIES for every occasion. Beautifully wrapped assorted fruit boxes and salads available for gifts, call 845354-1267 PAREVE CHEESCAKES made fresh for your order 2tone square cake with luschious caramel topping call or text 347-760-4649 LITTLE ARTIST Art classes by an experienced art teacher. Semester begins Sunday, February 25. Enroll now to reserve your slot. Grades 1-4/5-8. We provide transportation. Call Malky Friedman 845.371.2630 or 347.684.4589
SPEAKER RENTALS Top quality music speakers for rent, to reserve please call 845-422-5516
FRESH POTATO KUGEL for your simcha please order day in advance heimish and delicious call or text 347-7604649
MISHLOACH MANOS Contact us for corporate or neighborhood orders. Custom designed to suit taste and budget. Call/Text 845-263-7463 stylefavorsandgifts@gmail. com
JEWELRY GARDEN Find out what makes us unique! Exclusive jewelry u won’t find anywhere else! Earrings rings pendants 845 352 2051
HOSTESS PACKAGES For every style and budget Call/Text 845-263-7463 stylefavorsandgifts@gmail. com SILVER WIPES ease the polishing of silver enjoy sparkling silver call 845 371 7847
COTTON CANDY Popcorn and Snow Cone machines for your party’s. call now 347-729-4104 we sell supplies to. HEIMISHE POTATO KUGEL Delicious for your simcha or any event. Fresh or overnight .Call 845-425-4088
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// for sale // for rent CUSTOMIZED MINIATURES Beautiful customized cupcakes, cakepops, cookies, mousse cups and more. Call or text (845) 558-8996. EASILY BAKE HOMEMADE CHALLAH 5 lbs of perfect Custom challah dough - freshly made to your specifications CALL ANY TIME 845-538-9332 firstname.lastname@example.org GOURMET FISH PLATTER Now available to order: popular baked side of salmon show-stopping platter. Downright divine! Call or text 8456592655 PEARL RESTRINGING Expert & reliable service. Free pick up & delivery. 845352-5013 NO DENTAL INSURANCE? Frum Dental Hygiene students looking for patient for ONLY $20. Tuesday-12:45pm Thursday8:15am Call Shira&Esti 516-81-SMILE SHEIMOS We do pick ups all year round shuls schools homes 845-4613084 LOOKING FOR PARTS of a Duet Mountain Buggy. If you have extra or no longer needed parts please call 718853-0290. ADRESSES Amazing prices, call for quote. Jobs can be
done immediately. Call 845-445-7422 or e-mail printingaddresses@gmail. com COLLECTION LETTERS? Debt Collectors sending letters or calling you? Contact Attorney Efraim at email@example.com or (845) 300-1843. CLOSEOUT CAPES from $25. Stock up for gifts and vacation! Delivery avail. W central area. 371-1765 CUSTOM COSTUMES For your Purim theme or Purim dream. Taking Purim orders till Rosh Chodesh Adar. Also costumes for school plays. Call Bruchy: 845-352-8699 HEADS UP capes - teens, adults, children. Wool capes, optional matching berets. Turbans, snoods. SALE ITEMS, TOO! Phyllis Terrace CALL 845-608-1547 GIFT-WRAPPING $50 For all your needs. From Kallah gifts to Baby gifts and everything in between. 1845499-9923 MATERNA Materna sold and delivered for 31 dollars. 371 4284 BUY TIGHTS And support hosiery Medi, Sigvaris, Venotrain,Great Prices. Free Delivery. Call Shaindel 845-290-0650
STERLING/SILVER SALE Bechers-Wine bottles-Seder Plate-Esrog Boxes-Oil leichters-Liquor setsChanukah Menoras And more. 845-356-7166
PURIM PORTRAITS mini photo shoots by Pixie Portraits for $35 including images. Call 845-596-8085 or e-mail pixieportraitstudio@ gmail.com.
DECLUTTERING Allow me to introduce you to your new spacious and organized home. Cheaper than moving. Introductory rate. 718 851 6235
EXPERIENCED PHOTOGRAPHER Available for Bar Mizvahs, Vorts and Tenoim etc.Sample photos and references available.You get all your photos on a DVD. 845-2690588
MUSIC NOTES Professionally made music sheets for sale. 3$ a sheet. Must order 3 sheets at a time. call 845 362 9119 PROFESSIONAL BRANDING begins with a handsome Headshot. CelebratingYouToo.com, (845) 558-8247 specializes in flattering women’s and men’s headshots. BALLOONS N MORE We have a full line of balloons. We do all type arrangements. Gift wrapping. Located in new square. 845-538-3091 POTATO KUGEL Best kugel in town! Large $10 Small $5 Submit orders by Tuesday 845-354-6875 BABY BLANKETS Keep your baby warm. Get the red and blue plaid baby lambswool blanket for only $70. Limited quantity. 845362-5966 SEEKING PHOTOGRAPHER for upsherin at our home in spring valley purim afternoon for an hour, maybe two. 248-798-3224 LET US CAPTURE the precious moments at your wedding, bar mitzvah, bris, or vort. Visit www. britelitephotography.com or call 845-459-3443
PHOTOBOOKS Order before February 19th and get second album 20% off! Call 845.608.9543
Professional Guitarist. 845425-8616 DIY MOSAIC ART beautiful wall hangings to create great activity for fourth grade and up mommy for you too. call 845-587-1745 YOGA CLASS in the privacy of your home. Please call 845-371-1963 MAKEUP CLASS Learn to personally apply makeup the right way! Kallah special. Call or E-mail to schedule. 845-356-0102 or pixiepowdercosmetics@ gmail.com.
NEW SERVICE Would you love to do your album on Adorama but need the professional touch? We do it for a minimum fee. 8454596132. Pixbookpro@ gmail.com.
GUITAR LESSONS Experienced frum female guitar instructor will teach you how to play in ten lessons. Years of enjoyment guaranteed! 347-455-5320
PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY with Dassy Photography. Any occasion. Starting price only $50! Professional editing and enhancing! Free digital album! Call 845-517-9920
ENGLISH LESSONS א היימישע יונגערמאן איז אוועליבעל צו אויסלערנען ענגליש פון אנהייב ביז צו קענען .געהעריג ליינען און שרייבען 845- אונטערסירטע ביטע רופט 499-7381
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 AND ART LESSONS The only way you should be taught. Professional, soul stirring music taught by heimishe, foremost expert pianist and art lessons by an award winning artist. 8456085108 GUITAR LESSONS Experience learning guitar in a manner unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Quickly, enjoyably, and easily by Heimishe, Female,
GUITAR LESSONS Learn to play guitar from a Guitar teacher with 30+yrs exp!!Beginners/ advanced levels, Sun//after school hours. Boys/girls/ women.558-1682 LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE CLASS Become a certified Lymphatic Drainage practitioner. Classes May 7-10. call 347460-1512 ALL ART Caricatures portraits, lessons Miriam Green mssg: 845356-5167 text: 845-263-6961 email: faceitart.mg@gmail. com SUPHAIRIOR WASHNSET technique; proven: cleaner, safer, long lasting. leave satisfied, Choose better 929 238 5487+pick up/delivery HAIRCUTS AND HAIRSTYLES professionally done. Saddle river area for app. Call 845356-5038 FREE HAIRCUTS Due to training purposesprofessional sheital macher is offering hair cuts, call today: 929 238 5487, receive a free gift. FULL BODY WAX & massage. (646)322-7224. I also make house calls. PERMS 371-2710 MARY KAY Now 15% on all orders. Call\ text 845-200-0211 ANTI AGING ORGANIC FACIALS in the comfort of your home i use only organic and/or wild crafted products. call or text miriam 203-470-3206
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Classifieds HAIRSTYLING have your hair done professionally for $12 only, call Baily @ 845-356-1822 (Blauvelt area) HAIRSTYLES HERRICK AREA have your hair professionally done at a great price, call now (845) 578-1939. TOBYS CUTS Book ur appt for that professional haircut! Park lane & maple ave area. 3520386 HAIR & WIGS Have your hair done for just $15! Also accommodating working girls with late hours. Wigs drop-off: $20 845-5878328 Adar Ct. Area
// for sale // for rent
BASHIE’S SALON Makeup..Hair..&..Wigs Impressive Beauty! 538.7603/436.4632
PROFESSIONAL HAIRCUTS $12- Styling $18- Monsey Blvd. Your home or my studio. Call 371-1963
NS ELECTROLYSIS Now in Monsey w/ 13 yrs exp.! Painless. Precise. Permanent. Half off 1st visit (w/ ad). Nechama 356-1536
GET YOUR SHAITELS done quickly and professionally. Call 371-1963
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clothes to the monsey drop off site KOS YESHUOS - BECHER GEMACH Simchah, Shabbaton? Don’t spend on disposable bechers. Use real bechers from our free-loan gemach. Better for your pocket, and halachically. 845-377KOS1(5671) KosYeshuos@ gmail.com MATERNITY COAT GMACH one size large maternity coat became available. For more info call/txt 8455212912. No other sizes available at this time. ELEGANT PARTY PROPS available for your simcha. 10 items for $25. Proceeds for tzedaka. Please call 323-8136 SIDDUR GEMACH Sfard: Friedman 845-6087830 Ashkenaz: Shulman845 352 1756 or 845-826-6718 MOVING BOXES GEMACH Cardboard Boxes for Moving845-425-6826 or 845608-7830 ROOF-CARRIERS GEMACH Fits almost all cars even without racks on roof. Call early to reserve. 845-2745284. Monroe: 845-662-7102. GPS GEMACH Call 845-352-2588. Leave message. (Minimal fee).
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CHUPPAH CARD GEMACH large print,hard stock chuppah cards available for your chasunnah to the benefit The Monsey Kallah Fund please call Rena Resnick: 646-303-0117
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SEND CLOTHING TO ERETZ YISROEL Please call Rena Resnick 646-303-0117 and bring your
LOST CAMERA in beige calvin klein purse in america latina taxi. Approximately 2 weeks ago.
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Classifieds Please call 845.362.6033 / 845.263.0470 LOST SMARTPHONE S4 MINI 1/23 near bus shelter on sunrise and maple. If found please call 3475255921 LOST diamond vochen earring. Please call: 845-587-2723 FOUND grey/blue kids hat in a taxi with name Yiddy Lowy four weeks ago.845-352-5280 FOUND gold chain on old nyack yom tov time 2748000 FOUND Ladies Black leather glove in La Famille Taxi Week of big snow storm.
FOUND newly bought gift-wrapped book “I Have an amazing story for you” by Nachman Seltzer. in Evergreen Kosher (Chanukah Time). Please claim at Customer Service. FOUND wallet with cash, Drivers license, credit cards. Searching for Chen Weinberg of Quince Lane. Monsey. NY! Please identify yourself. 347374-0770 FOUND Walking Cane in Evergreen Sunday Feb. 12th. Please pick up at Customer Service. FOUND PEARL NECKLACE on Ellish a few weeks ago. please call 323-8680
// for sale // for rent FREE GIVEAWAYS 2 HAND BLENDERS 1 parve, 1 fleishig. (not best quality blending) please do not call after Thursday. 426-7491 4 CASES FEEDING TUBE BAGS 500ml. (Infinity Enterlite) and other Feeding Tube accessories. 845-826-2746 and leave massage. BOX OF KINDLINE text 5178108 LOOKING FOR OLD KINDLINE books to give away Lshem Mitzva Pls call 917-202-3813
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