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Our Town’s Weekly Issue #18

‫ולקחתם לכם‬

‫דער אתרוג און איר וואוקס‬

‫א שמועס מיט אחים שלעזינגער פון‬

‫מרכז לד’ מינים במאנסי‬

Practical Halachos Part II

by Rebbetzin Weissmandel

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Writing from Yeshiva The View is really shtark! My sister just sent the chocolate chip vanilla Bundt cake to me in Yeshivah. My chevrah and I ate up every crumb. It was not stam! Thanks to you, it kept us energized for nacht seder! Ah grosen yasher koach. ~ Naftuli P.

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I just put down Issue 17 after a good read. It is so rich. I especially enjoyed Rebbetzin Weissmandel’s compilation of practical halachos. I clipped it to reference during Yom Tov. With the hustle and bustle of yom tov - getting the food and children settled and trying to daven as much as I can - this is a great thing to keep me grounded. Thank you. ~ D.D.

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Putting Practical Halachos to Practice

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PRACTICAL HALACHOS A guide to halachos, customs and prohibitions for the holiest day of the year.

FOOD & FAMILY Enhance your Yom Tov meal with scrumptious variations to the traditional salmon dish.



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YOUR VOICE Private Property Becomes Public Domain (Issue #12) In reference to the letter in Your Voice in Issue #17: Hopeful Monsey resident brought up some great points. I echo her sentiments. I, too, feel that ultimately it is parents’ responsibility, not only to bring an awareness to their children and teach them to respect others’ possessions, but even more importantly to be a role model. Only if a mother models respect for another’s possessions will her children pick up on it by osmosis.

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I live in a neighborhood with many young children and I was informed that anything I leave outside becomes public property. Is this the kind of things we want to teach our children? To feel free to use anyone’s bikes and toys without permission, possibly damage them, and then leave them stranded three houses down? It greatly bothers me that children (in my neighborhood) are encouraged to display disregard to the fact that possessions have owners, and the world is not up for the taking. Thank you for strengthening this awareness. ~ Y.E.

We would love to hear your opinion! To reply to a question or to submit a new question, email comments@ themonseyview.com or fax to 845-600-8483.

SHEIMOS ALERT - ISSUE #17 Please be aware that in Issue #17 on page 82, there is Sheimos, and should be treated accordingly.

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Rebbetzin Y. Weissmandel

As it draws ever closer, let us take a moment to reflect upon the true meaning of the upcoming Yom Hadin. The Monsey View has invited a noted Monsey personality, the Nitra Rebbetzin, Reb. Y. Weissmandel, to compile a list of practical halachos especially geared for women. May we all merit to be inscribed in the book of life, and may we merit a gut, gebentcht year.

Erev Yom Kippur •

It is a Mitzva to eat on Erev Yom Kippur.

One may not fast on Erev Yom Kippur.

There is a largely accepted minhag to eat two Yomtov’dige seudos Erev Yom Kippur.

Fish should be eaten at the first seudah.

At the Hamafsekes,

Seudas thirst-

inducing foods should not be eaten. •

If one ate the Seuda Hamafsekes and then wishes to eat or drink more after the seuda, one should have that in mind before benching.

One should stop eating before shkiah.

the Seudos Hamafsekes. •

Candles should be lit as on Shabbos and the brocha of “Lehadlik ner shel Yom Hakipurim” is recited. Women who make a Shehechiyanu should not repeat it by Maariv in shul.

Tables should be covered as on Shabbos – with Shabbos tablecloths

Mincha and Viduy should be davened before

In addition to all forms of work that are forbidden on Shabbos, there are additional prohibitions, listed below.

Eating and Drinking •

It is forbidden to eat or drink even the smallest amount.

eat as usual. •

Since children are exempt from fasting, there is no restriction to the quantity of food that they may eat. One may give them Yom Tov meals. A women who has given birth or ‫השם ישמור‬ miscarried after three months, is forbidden to fast for the first 72 hours after birth.

Pikuach Nefesh: Danger to life overrides all prohibitions of Yom Kippur.

Chazal rule that children are not strong enough to fast all day until they are bar or bas mitzvah, and they should not attempt to do so.

Healthy children from the age of nine should be trained to fast part of the day by giving them their meals at a later time than usual, both at night and during the day. Below this age, children should

If she says that she does not need to eat, she should eat only small quantities. If during the fast she feels that she needs to eat normally, she may do so. Between three and seven

full days following the birth, the halachah is slightly stricter. In every case when she is permitted to eat, she may eat only small quantities, unless there are complications. •

If she says that she needs to eat, she may do so even if a doctor says the opposite.

After seven full days she must fast like everyone else, unless there is some complication.

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Rebbetzin Y. Weissmandel

Continued from page 40 that she rest as much as possible in order to preserve her strength, even if this means not davening. •

If a doctor fears that fasting may be detrimental, chas vesholom, and the doctor gives a reason why it is dangerous for this particular woman to fast, she may eat or drink in small quantities. A doctor and a Rav must be consulted. A woman whose newborn relies on her sustenance are mechuyav to fast, especially today when baby formula is available to be used as a substitute for a short period. It is advisable to accustom the baby to formula a few days beforehand to avoid complications arising on Yom Kippur. In extremely unusual circumstances when a sensitive baby cannot tolerate anything else, it

may be possible to allow the mother to drink small quantities. Such serious matters should be determined only after consultation with a competent posek. •

A person whose life may be endangered by fasting, even when the danger is only in the long term, is absolutely forbidden to fast, and putting one’s life in danger, by refusing to eat is a serious issur. A competent doctor and Rav must be consulted in order to determine the seriousness of the condition.

Such a person may eat any type of food including those that he enjoys. There is also no restriction to the quantity of food that he may eat.

There is no requirement to make kiddush, even when Yom Kippur is on Shabbos.

Ya’aleh Veyavoh should

be recited and the paragraph Retzei should also be added if Yom Kippur is on Shabbos. •

A person who is not ill, but by fasting may become dangerously ill, should eat small quantities. This is common with elderly people or people who have serious health problems. A Rav should be consulted.

The maximum quantity of food that may be eaten at one session is 30ml (one fluid ounce). This measurement is a volume and not a weight, and is the same for all types of food. A person who knows (or suspects) that he will need to eat, is advised to prepare in advance accurately measured quantities of food. It is recommended to eat substantially filling foods such as fish or meat, which are more satisfying than lighter foods of the same volume.

Some Suggestions of foods that are Pachos M’kshiur

• • • • • • • • • •



A little less than 2 Jack and Jill cookies/ tea biscuits. 1/6 of an apple 1/3 slice bread with thin butter or thin peanut butter 1/3 of a machine matzah 1/2 of a chicken drumstick the amount of cottage cheese that fits in a schnapps cup 4 snackers or saltines There is an argument between 2/3 slice American cheese. the poskim whether yogurt 6 Tam Tam crackers and leben are considered food or drink items. 1 oz. of yogurt




Washing •

The liquid quantity is a cheek-full. For an average person, this is approximately 35ml (just over one fluid ounce) and for a smaller person this could be 30ml. The food and drink should be plain, since in this situation, the amount of pleasure must be minimized. One who must eat should eat only as often as is necessary. Further, he must wait nine minutes between the end of one session and the beginning of the next. If a doctor insists that this interval is too long, it may be reduced accordingly. It is permitted to eat and drink at the same session. A person may swallow bitter medicines in tablet, or capsule form, but not if they are pleasant tasting or tasteless. If one cannot swallow the capsule or tablet without any liquid, he should use a bitter tasting liquid. It is forbidden to taste the tiniest amount of food, even if he is certain that he will not swallow anything. The laws of Yom Kippur are stricter than the laws of other fasts. It is forbidden to rinse the mouth whether with water or with mouthwash, even if one feels very uncomfortable.

It is forbidden to wash oneself. This includes washing any part of one’s body.

After using the bathroom, touching a body part that is generally covered, scratching one’s scalp, or touching one’s shoe etc. one should wash only until the knuckles.

Negel vasser should be only until the knuckles.

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Teshuva •

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There is a mitzvah to ask mechila.

Sins against people require mechila from the offended party in addition to forgiveness from Hashem.

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Sweeteners: How Sweet Are They Really? This is a tough and confusing subject. A very large percentage of people claim that some of the worst chemicals are to be found in artificial sweeteners, while others are saying it’s not that bad. Whether these claims are coming from large sugar companies or their competitors is difficult to know. My intention is to chemicals, although some bring you awareness on some may have been originally of the latest research related derived from natural to health and weight loss, substances. and to clarify These sweeteners are These are also many of the extremely attractive known as intense different alternatives to sugar since sweeteners sweeteners they add virtually almost because they used today. no carbs. are many times If you sweeter than sugar. These experience any unpleasant sweeteners are extremely side effects from using any of attractive alternatives to the sweeteners discussed in sugar since they add virtually this article, please stay clear almost no carbs. With a of using them. population hooked onto pizza How harmful is it? and “diet coke” it’s pretty easy to take advantage of this stuff. The debate about the safety of artificial sweeteners is still ongoing and won’t end that fast. Whether there is real damage and harm being done to your body by ingesting them is the key question. But one thing is sure – either refrain from using them or use in moderation only. As far as health is concerned, *Splenda *Acesulfame it’s a very confusing topic. Potassium *Saccharin Many claims are stating, *Aspartame based on scientific research, that these sweeteners All of the above artificial might indeed carry some sweeteners are synthetic dangerous properties sugar substitutes which can that may cause cancer, be put in the category of

cardiovascular disease, and Alzheimer’s disease. But most studies “agree” that you need to consume very large quantities to deem it unsafe or for it to cause significant health problems. With that being the case, let’s take a closer look. How much is too much?

1. If every other food or

drink you consume contains an artificial sweetener, it would seem like a large quantity to me. It’s very simple: You can have “diet cheesecake” with “diet ice cream” and “diet soda” easily in one sitting. Then you can eat “diet candies,” “diet cookies” and “diet yogurt” at the next. Diet drinks and ices are a big one too. So if your day today eating and drinking looks something like this, then it’s time to make some changes. You don’t want your body full of synthetic chemicals.

2. As far as weight is

concerned there have been quite a few studies showing that these sweeteners taken in large quantities can cause you to gain weight in a slow and subtle way, or make it harder for you to drop fat. The reason seems to be that artificial sweeteners can cause metabolic confusion by tricking Continued on Page 46



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Sweeteners: How Sweet Are They Really? Continued from Page 44

your body into thinking that it’s going to receive sugar. Then, when the sugar doesn’t come, your body may continue to signal that it needs more food, which can result in carb cravings. What about sugar alcohols?

These are generally safe, but there is no health advantage to consuming any type of sugar. Even natural sweeteners can lead to health problems, such as tooth decay, poor nutrition, weight gain, diabetes, and anxiety. So, what’s the answer?

*Erythritol *Isomalt *Lactitol *Maltitol *Mannitol *Sorbitol *Xylitol These sugar alcohols aren’t completely non-caloric, but they do contain less than in regular sugar. Your body doesn’t completely absorb sugar alcohols, so their effect on blood sugar is less than with other sugars. Different ones can affect blood sugar differently, therefore you need to be careful when consuming too many products made of these alcohols. Besides, ingesting too much can cause an upset stomach, bloating, and intestinal gas. Xylitol seems to be the easiest on the stomach. Again, moderation is the key. Since sugar alcohols are a form of carbohydrates. it may be a concern for some diabetics and it can raise their sugars if eaten in excess. No known long-term diseases or health concerns are associated with the use of sugar alcohol . What about Natural Sweeteners? *Honey *Brown Sugar *Maple Syrup *Agave *Organic Sugar

being deprived and then taking revenge on a bag of cookies later, then by all means – go for it! The Rambam states though, that it’s better to eat a little of a “not so healthy food” than to indulge in a lot of a “healthy food.” So if you like to taste something sweet here and there, and it’s just a very small amount, enjoy and savor the taste. I wish all my readers and Klal Yisroel a healthy and “sweet” new year.

Pure Stevia or Monk Fruit Sugar appears to be top rated choices in sweeteners. The stevia plant has a long history of use as a sweetener in South America without any harmful side effects. Some new sweeteners under the name of Truvia are a highly purified extract of Stevia. It is 200 times sweeter than sugar and it does not raise blood sugar levels. The downfall is that it’s not so simple to use, especially in baked goods. But with a little practice you can get to enjoy its use. Just remember that since it’s so sweet, a little goes a long way. Monk fruit is derived from a fruit and has no effect on blood sugar levels and has no known side effects.

Look out for our upcoming info about how to stop Yo-Yo dieting in the Succos issue.

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Recap: Chaya tries pleasing customers, forgetting that her daughter, who has been helping out in the store, needs attention and care, as well. While she fights off fatigue and exhaustion, Faiga comes running in. Something has happened to Chuna.

Duvid’s Story: We walked and walked, pebbles crunching beneath our shoes, or we ran, flying, in fright. A halo of sweat formed a comforting cage around me, and I sank into it - and kept walking. My feet were burning. I turned around, again, to ask, “Where are we going?” But when I opened my mouth and saw his determined face, I thought about the words, and I stopped.

My face was in my hands. I felt held, exhausted, thirsty, spent. “Whatever it is, Hashem, just— spare me. I can’t go face it.” “Sometimes, the biggest loss happens,” he said. Someone was dead. Who died? My eyes narrowed to slits until all I saw of the road I was walking was one step ahead of me.



The biggest loss. My wife? My children? Was it the Arabs? You never believe it will happen until it comes to you. “Who was killed?!” I grabbed him around the arms and forced him toward me. “How many?” He turned his eyes to me slowly. His face, so expressionless with fatigue, was alive only on the surface, glistening with exertion. “No one died,” he said. My heart was released from a terrible pressure. I felt it regaining breath. “What is it then?” I demanded. His face regained some movement while he contemplated. “No one died yet,” he said, “but…” “What happened?” I released his arms; realized how much adrenaline was coursing through me. I felt it

drain away. I couldn’t make the trek to wherever we were going anymore. I sat down on a low stone. The sun was so, so hot; the hearth shimmered upward with a terrible radiation of heat. My face was in my hands. I felt held, exhausted, thirsty, spent. “Whatever it is, Hashem, just— spare me. I can’t go face it. You go face it for me. It’s Your world, Your arena. I can’t.” Aharon Foigel pulled my sleeve. “Please come,” he said. “Where?” I looked up, into the blinding fire of the midafternoon sun, into his face. “I have to know where.” “The hospital,” Fogel said. “Your son, Chuna. He fell. From the roof. His head. He hit his head.” “From the roof?” I was standing now. We were headed down a slope.

“Yes, he was running across the railings on top of Stauber’s porch.” “Stauber? The third floor? Is he alive? What happened?” “He’s critical. On the threshold of life.” “Shaarei Zedek,” I guessed, because we were moving in the direction of I got closer, peering at that far-off hospital. Aharon his young, darkening nodded.

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I started running, flying, down the slope. All I felt is the pulse in my throat, and the slap dance of my soles on a million pebbles of earth. “Chuna,” I said. “Tatteleh,” I said. There was no breath left in me to say anything more. But I could see his face. Impulsive, rambunctious, teetering on a railing three floors above the stone courtyard. I saw a white poster with black thick words. The levayah of hayeled, Chuna ben Duvid… I had no eyes for my way in the present, I saw only into the future. I was blurred by tears. A horn berated me as a car careened behind me down the winding road. I kept running. What would I find?

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“Why did You do it?” I asked Hashem. “Why did you do it?” I wanted to shake Chuna. How many times did I tell him to play safely? “Why did you do it?” I had to ask myself, because when was the last time I took his hand in mine, looked into his eyes, patted his cheek, told him how much he means to me? The tears started streaming and I ran, I ran. And there was the hospital. When I ran into the hospital lobby, I saw familiar faces. On one side, doctors, nurses. In the opposite corner, a knot of flat, dusty hats, the sort of people who made me comfortable. I paid them no heed. I needed to see my son, now. Velvel Parnes stepped forward. “Your son is in room 364,” he said, blocking my way. “But they want to ask you some questions. They want to take the children away. Tell them you won’t answer until your son is out of danger. Tell them nothing. Tell them they can talk to us if they want.”

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The ice water of fear slowed me in my tracks. I took the stairs, thundering on each one at a time. So it wasn’t only about my son. Fear gripped me and made me weak. I opened the door at the third floor. Found the room. A large bed, a small boy, his face fading into large, white bandages. Everything was white. Except for Chaya. Chaya was dressed in black, her ticheled head buried within herself. “Chaya.” She looked up; she said nothing. A thousand questions came to mind. I waited. Still, she said nothing. She looked broken, like a fragile thing. A glimpse of us standing under the chuppah came to my mind. She was young then. We both were. She was fragile then, too. Did we ever think this would happen? I looked at Chuna. His fingers were okay. Besides some heavy tubes attached to his arm, he looked human. Is he going to be okay? I needed to know. I wanted to scream, rattle the bed rails. Instead, I said, “I’m here for you. We’ll get through this together.” “It’s very bad,” she said. The fear again, but then I let the cold hand of logic hold me up. “We can handle everything that the Eibishter gives us. We are a family. We’ll do this together.”



A noise from Chuna’s bed. A weird breathing. A beep. Two nurses appeared. Then another three doctors. Then five more. Chaya moved back, standing unobtrusively next to the window, mouthing words of Tehillim. I got closer, peering at his young, darkening face until a young doctor elbowed me out of the way and said, “Don’t you see he’s dying?”

sigh of relief from all those in the room. The tall doctor straightened up. “He’ll need additional surgery tonight,” the doctor said. “He might make it. But one thing I need to know before we proceed. How did such an accident happen?”

I stood back dumbly. His bed was a beehive. “Eibishter,” I said. I could not say more. What should I ask for? “Eibishter!” I said again. Was he going to die? Was he going to live? “Be here. Just be with us.”

I sat down on a low stone. The sun was so, so hot; the hearth shimmered upward with a terrible radiation of heat. My face was in my hands. I felt held, exhausted, thirsty, spent. “Whatever it is, Hashem, just— spare me. I can’t go face it. You go face it for me. It’s Your world, Your arena. I can’t.”

The activity was becoming frantic. Two doctors, one with checked pants and pointy shoes peeking out from under his white coat, came in. The others stood back. Even with a sword resting on your neck, don’t give up hope, I remembered. I spoke, quietly, to myself, unheard amid the hullabaloo. “Hashem, let him live. Let him heal. Please, please make him live, make him healthy the way he was when You brought him down to this world.” It was true. Now that his neshamah was already with us, we did damage, and it wasn’t like being reborn again. It was harder to undo damage than to create something new. But not for Hashem. For the Ribbono shel Olam, everything is possible. There was a jolt, and applause, and a palpable

drain away. I couldn’t make the trek to wherever we were going anymore.

Aharon Foigel pulled my sleeve. “Please come,” he said. “Where?” I looked up, into the blinding fire of the midafternoon sun, into his face. “I have to know where.” “The hospital,” Fogel said. “Your son, Chuna. He fell. From the roof. His head. He hit his head.” “From the roof?” I was standing now. We were headed down a slope. Chany Rosengarten is a mother of three, whose love for writing runs almost as deep as her love for nature. Having recently returned to the U.S. from Eretz Yisroel, her spirit is in Yerushalayim even as she reacclimatizes to Monsey. She’s in touch with her former Yerushalmi neighbors, but makes a point of getting acquainted with the local businesses and friends. Her work is featured in several Jewish publications



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You may have noticed by now that my recipes tend to lean toward the simpler side. Not too many bowls, not too many flames, not too many dishes to wash… you get the idea. But when it comes to Yom Tov, especially Sukkos, I don’t usually follow those rules. The three recipes featured this week are beautiful, elegant and delicious. Even if you’re not usually a fish lover, you will enjoy making and serving (and presenting) these delicacies. They are not your run-of-the mill-typical fish dishes, and they do take a few more steps to prepare, but they really are well worth it. Ask your fish store to give you the exact type of fish featured. (Some are skinned, some are cubed, etc.) Otherwise, you can always turn to the handy plastic glove, sharp scissors and scented hand soap - and you’re good to go on your own. Enjoy and Simchas Yom Tov to all.




Baked Salmon Skewers

Over Salad

Of all the fish plates I have ever served, this is the one that garners the best reviews! It’s also extremely versatile for little children; you can just serve them the salad without the fish, or like my children, just serve them a bowl full of mandarin oranges!


4 slices salmon fillet, skinned and cubed Marinade: 1/3 cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons mustard 3 tablespoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon pepper Salad: 1 bag romaine leaves or spinach leaves 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1 red or yellow pepper, cubed ½ cup craisins, optional 1 cup mandarin segments ¾ cup pine nuts Dressing: ¼ cup oil ¼ cup honey ¼ cup vinegar ¼ cup orange juice



1. Combine the marinade ingredients in a small bowl and marinate the salmon cubes for 3 to 4 hours. Remove salmon cubes and discard marinade. Place cubes on a lined cookie sheet and bake on 500° for 12 to 14 minutes.

2. Divide the salad ingredients evenly among 4 appetizer plates. Place 4 to 5 cubes of salmon over each salad. 3. Combine dressing ingredients in a small jar and shake well. Drizzle over each salad or serve in a pretty serving dish on the side.


Thinly Sliced Fish

Over Angel Hair Salad The angel hair salad makes tons more than you would need for the salmon plate. It happens to be a great side dish that you can use next to any chicken or meat dish, as well. Fish:

4 slices salmon, skinned and each slice cut into 3 thin strips Marinade:

½ cup teriyaki sauce ¼ cup honey 2 cloves frozen crushed garlic Angel Hair Salad:

1 bag angel hair pasta, cooked and drained 1 bag shredded purple cabbage 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced 2/3 cup oil ½ cup vinegar ½ cup sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon sugar Plate Garnishing:

1 bottle ceaser dressing Fresh parsley Sesame seeds

1. Combine marinade ingredients and salmon slices in a large bowl. Let marinate for 3 to 4 hours. Discard marinade and broil salmon on 2 minutes each side. 2. Combine cooked angel hair with purple cabbage and scallions. In a separate jar, combine oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Shake well and pour over pasta. 3. To plate: Pile a mound of angel hair salad on one side of the plate and layer 2 or 3 thin slices of salmon alongside it. Pour a little bit of ceaser salad into a Ziploc bag and poke a hole in the corner. Shpritz the dressing over the fish and sprinkle with parsley and sesame seeds.




Festive Salmon

Over Eggplant


Breaded Eggplant:


4 slices salmon fillet, skinned 1/3 cup flour

1 eggplant, peeled and sliced into long thin slices

2 puff pastry squares (the ones that come 10 in a pack)

2 teaspoons garlic powder

½ cup flour

1 egg, beaten

1/8 stick margarine

2 eggs

4 sprigs fresh dill

1 cup flavored bread crumbs


1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Dip the eggplant slices

into flour, egg and then breadcrumbs. Lay onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Spray the eggplant slices liberally with cooking spray and bake for 30 minutes.

2. Meanwhile combine the 1/3 cup flour with the

garlic and salt in a bag. Dip each salmon fillet into the bag and coat in the flour mixture. Remove salmon and shake off excess flour; place on a lined cookie sheet. Cut thin slivers of the margarine and place 2 or 3 slivers over each fillet of fish. Bake for 10 minutes. (You will bake it a little more later on.)


This fish takes the longest of all three, but it yields astonishingly beautiful results.



3. When the eggplant is done, place one salmon

fillet over each eggplant slice. Cut each pastry square in 2, so you have 4 rectangular pieces of pastry dough.

4. Take one piece of dough at a time and stretch it

over the center of one eggplant and salmon slice. If you find that the dough is a little bit too short, roll it out with a rolling pin. Overlap the dough a little bit under the eggplant slice, so it won’t open while baking. Press one dill sprig firmly into the center of the pastry dough. Repeat with remaining slices. Brush with egg and place into the oven for an additional 15 to 20 minutes.

5. In a separate bowl combine the chrain and mayonnaise and served alongside the fish.




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Table setting and page layout by: Esther R. Klein of PICADILLY Photo

Photography by: Vivid Studios NY

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For whatever reason, many of us do not own expensive lace tablecloths or impressive dinnerware. Maybe you are a young couple living in a temporary apartment with your “real silver� packed away in storage. Perhaps transitions in life have rendered you with a little less for now and you cannot afford a new table ensemble this season.

Table Settings

by Esther R. Klein

No matter. This should in no way dampen your enthusiasm for setting an exquisite Yom Tov table. You don’t need the fancy plates or silverware to set a striking table. Style speaks many languages. Let your table be one that speaks of elegance and of grace. The beauty of setting a non-typical table is that there is no right or wrong way to do it. Here are some basic tips to guide you, and then let your creative mind take over.



Color| Objets | Tablecloth and Napkins | Centerpieces | Elegant Touches

Color: All colors agree in the dark…but in real life we need to keep colors working together. The cue for creativity is color. Find inspiration for your color scheme all around you. The color you choose will set the tone, and will open your eyes to other pieces that are of the same palette, for example: table runners, napkins, and placemats. Once you have the main color, things will flow together rather smoothly from there. Shortly after accepting the offer to do this writing, I stopped into the X-mas Tree Shop to see if any one item there would catch my eye and jumpstart this project. Among the many seasonal items on the shelves I spotted paper mâché pears. I knew it when I saw it that this was going to be “the color.” The green was the perfect shade for this time of year. And something about the pear itself was very attractive. A fruit is a nice sukkah decoration, yet it’s also elegant enough to be set on the table. As soon as the pear was in the bag, so to speak, the complementary colors appeared almost magically. Hues of silver and gray beckoned from every aisle. The look came together with great ease. Tip: To keep things from getting too busy, stick with one bright color and everything near to it should be solid and muted. Objets: noun. an object of artistic worth or curiosity, especially a small object. Also, an object on display and worthy of display. A good mix of pieces on the table creates personality. Combine old with new, traditional and modern, and the results will be unexpected yet absolutely fabulous. A good place to start looking is in your very own trove. A quick survey will yield many perfect pieces. The gift you got a long time ago that never made it out of the box may be the perfect bowl for the salad you’re serving this Yom Tov. Thrift stores are like real life treasure hunts. Useful items found in these stores include small dishes for dessert and interesting shaped boxes for paper napkins and extra cutlery on the set table. Wall mirrors make the prettiest serving trays. Amazing Savings has the largest selection of such mirrors. Both Amazing Savings and the X-mas Tree Shop have wall art that is beautiful and adds much color to tie the whole look together. Hang the art on the wall for Yom Tov and you might be tempted to leave it hanging all year. The best haunts for treasure seekers? The X-mas Tree



Shop, Amazing Savings, Home Goods, Marshalls and occasionally the Dollar Tree or Family Dollar in Nanuet. Tablecloth and Napkins: A well-folded napkin says a lot about your style. Especially this time of year, a velvet tablecloth adds a luxurious feel. This need not be an expensive purchase. If you are handy with the needle, buying a few yards of inexpensive velvet will provide you with plenty of linen for a table of any size. For extra pizzazz, layer the velvet tablecloth over a silk, in a contrasting color. Another idea is to rent a few table coverings for Yom Tov. Simcha Depot has an amazing array of textured and plain tablecloths, and their service is impeccable. You need a beautiful napkin. If you fold the napkin beautifully, it comes across as if you really know what you’re doing. That gives you more leeway in using less elegant dinnerware, as the napkin will be doing the talking. Napkins can be bought for less than a dollar a piece, but it’s important that the napkins get ironed and starched; it’s unattractive to see fold lines on table linen. Centerpieces: When it is not enough to have only plates, glasses, and food… The prettiest centerpieces can be had for absolutely nothing. Gather a few branches outdoors, some with leaves still attached. For a natural look, place the branches in a tall vase, as is, and fill with water. If you desire a more stylish decor, a few strokes of gold-leaf paint will add a rich sheen to rival those found on centerpieces sold for a bundle. An aluminum bowl piled high with whole fruit, all in one color, is another interesting focal point for a well set table. An alternative look is filling a glass vase with cold water and adding the fruit, piling one on top of the other. Citrus fruits such as oranges, lime, and lemon add lots of color, and look perfect with most color schemes. Try using vases of different heights, and adding one contrasting fruit to each vase. Into the floating tangerines, drop a green apple. It’s not an original or new look, but it’s classy in its own way and perfect for the Sukkah. Elegant Touches: Expand your Table: When there’s room in the heart… Have a local lumber shop cut a piece of plywood to fit your need, i.e.: 4’ wide x 8’ long. Wrap the wood with a felt material. Place the wrapped plywood over your ex-



isting table, and then drape your tablecloth over all. Now you have an expansive table, ready to set with your own personal touch. Hillcrest Fabric is an inexpensive source of fabric for every such need. Chair Covers: Take a seat Any dining chair can get a quick makeover. Collect cushions and small pillows that fit the seat of your chair. Purchase a few yards of fabric to coordinate with the cloths on the table. Tightly wrap

the cushions and use a staple gun to secure the fabric in the back. A poly-cotton blend fabric will appear silken, at a fraction of the cost of real silk chair cushions. A more dramatic look is full chair coverings. Chair covers are available in many variations, and can be rented for $1-$2 a chair. The benefit of this more extravagant look is the way it transforms folding chairs into formal seating, and equalizes the appearance of various heights and shades when mixing and matching chairs at the Yom Tov table. Seating Cards: A touch of glass Clear drinking glasses and goblets are sold in many dollar stores for next to nothing. Buy them on the cheap, and have them etched with the guest’s name. Personalizing glass is an inexpensive and elegant way to add sparkle to any meal. These goblets can be stored and reused year after year… or sent home with your guest as a memento of your beautiful time together. Unrelated to sparkle and shine, but a very clever idea



nonetheless: before Pesach last year a woman came by the photo store and ordered mugs for the Seder night, one for each grandchild. Each mug had a photo of a different child, which, she explained, would serve as a seating card for the night. How creative! Children’s Table: Mini chic Use a small picnic table and drape it in burlap or other heavy cloth. Add playful extras to the table to keep children entertained and occupied, even if only for five minutes longer. Here is one unusual idea. Place small bowls near each child’s plate, and layer it with grapes, baby carrots, and apple slices. Very seasonal, with the apples and carrots – and it will be much appreciated by the children and their parents alike. Resources: Shimmer tablecloth Simcha Depot 845-425-7226 Glass dinner plates  X-mas Tree Shop 11” $3.99 8” $1.99

Mirror serving tray Amazing Savings $19.99 Metal pinwheel (wall art) Xmas Tree Shop $19.99 Napkins X-mas Tree Shop $2.99 set of 4 Glassware X-mas Tree Shop $1.99 Brushed metal placemats X-mas Tree Shop $2.49 each Honey jars X-mas Tree Shop $2.99 each Aluminum bowl X-mas Tree Shop $12.49 Liquid Leaf Leafing Paint Michaels 845-578-1570 14 Spring Valley Marketplace $7.49 Hillcrest Fabric 845-352-7607 301 N Main St. Spring Valley, NY 10977

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> The personality and attitude. > The Copy > The Color > The Font

When Henry decided that he needs a makeover, the only thing he did right was the sequence of importance. He first chose a personality and only then searched for the tools to best express his newfound attitude. The same is true when branding a business or organization. Most important, is to first understand and establish what is the unique character or personality of this brand. A brand personality is a set of human characteristics associated with a brand. Unlike Henry, we can’t just pick one from the list of personality types. A successful brand is a tight ship, one where every element interlocks with the other. It is not merely enough to have a brand personality, but rather the brand personality needs to serve a purpose. For example: To better understand this, let’s take two popular competitors: Apple and IBM.

They are both in the same space, but nobody thinks of them as similar. Why? Apple’s personality can be described as trendy, stylish, friendly, imaginative, intuitive and casual. And the best portrayal of Apple’s personality is Steve Jobs, its brainchild, always dressed in very casual attire. IBM’s personality can be described as older, experienced, trustworthy, and consistent. Even though they’re both leading tech companies, we can understand how they are very different. Their personalities aren’t merely outer impressions, but rather traits that are reflected in every aspect of the business; from the actual design of their product, down to their phone recordings. Brand personalities are very complex and sometimes it takes time to actually develop them, but here is our list of 10 questions and reminders to help you create your unique set of brand traits.

Answer these 10 questions carefully. It would be wise to ask around and do some research, instead of relying on your assumptions. Once you’ve answered these 10 questions. Choose which one of these five core personalities your brand falls under. After selecting one of the core five, think of six more traits that will best describe your personality and analyze whether it would it be a key to your brand. Once you have that, we can continue and explore the tools to best convey the personality of your brand.


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1. What is the goal of this business/company?

2. How is our service and product different?

3. Describe the personality of the owner/founder of the company?

4. What is the age of your potential clients?

5. What is the gender majority of your potential clients?

6. What is the community mindset/ lifestyle of your potential clients?

7. What are your potential clients’ values?

8. What is most important to them?

9. What are “no-no’s” to your potential client?

10. How would you describe your competitor’s personality?


Ruggedness Sincerity


Under which one of the five core personalities does my brand belong? Competence


Until next week,

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It is time to put the skills you have mastered over the last few weeks to test! You have learned how to draw each member of the family. Now, draw a family portrait of your family, color it and send it into The Monsey View to enter this grand contest.

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Great News! Our art contest will have two levels according to age group and two separate winners and two runner ups. Level 1 - Ages 5 - 9 Level 2 - Ages 10 - 1

Winners receive a $25 gift certificate at Toys4U! Make sure to write your name, age, and school/cheder on the back of your drawing. Please send in your Family Portraits by October 7, Isru Chag Sukkos. Winner will be announced in our October 14 Issue.



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Last week, we discussed home buyers. How much time it takes and just a “dusting” of the process of buying a home. But, what about the sellers? What should sellers do? They are in the throes of making Yom Tov, their children are all home from school and Yeshiva and possibly the marrieds have moved in; how should they handle showing their home amidst the chaos of an active family life?


the Yom Tov season. When things calm down, then the house can be made available to show. I asked her, what is if a seller doesn’t want to miss out on the buyer seeing their home, especially if she is anxious to sell? She gave a few tips to sellers on what they should do to make their home “showable.”

kitchen and bathroom shows better this way and it makes a real difference.

All the beds should be made and the home should be as neat as possible. All the guests should be aware that the home is being shown and strangers will be Your home has to walking through always look neat and the home, looking tidy and smell nice. into each room and bathroom.

I spoke with Naomi Streicher, owner broker of Realty Teams, and I posed this question to her.

The realtor should tell the buyer that the seller has a lot of company, so that the buyer will come into the home expecting more than the usual clutter and activity.

Crying children are a big distraction. When the home is being shown, all the kids, especially young ones, should be taken out of the house if it is at all possible.

She said if it’s just too much, don’t show it over

The counters should be completely cleaned off. A

She added that if the home is priced right it will sell



despite the chaos. When deciding to sell one’s home, a prospective seller also has to be prepared to show the home at almost all times. Your home has to always look neat and tidy and smell nice. A home should not look cluttered. It is very stressful to sell one’s home, as this author can attest. I remember it like yesterday, even though it was fifteen

years ago when I sold my home and bought the home that I live in now. It was a very anxious and trying time. So readers, if you are thinking about selling, waiting until after Yom Tov is probably a good idea. You should probably be speaking and choosing your realtor now. You should let them give you advice and guide you as to what you should

be doing in preparation of selling. I would like to with all the Monsey Viewers a Good G’Bentched Yuhr!

Ann Zeilingold, NMLS # 41850 is the Vice President and Branch Manager of First Meridian Mortgage in Pomona, NY. First Meridian is a direct lender, licensed in NY, NJ, FL and CT. She has been originating residential mortgages for 27 years. She has recently published a book, which is a must-read for any prospective homebuyer, The Homebuyer’s Companion. Ann grew up in Monsey, and she currently lives in Wesley Hills with her husband and children.

Ann Zeilingold Vice President

First Meridian Mortgage 1609 Route 202 Pomona, NY 10970

Office: 845-354-9700 Mobile: 914-260-9000 ann@annzeilingold.com

Find Ann’s real estate column weekly in The Monsey View.




For Rent

THE Brand new three bedroom apartment available for rent in the Decatur area. Ready to move in. Please call: (845) 426- 0136

Spring Valley, “New Construction - Phase 2” For Rent brand new 2 bedroom units, granite kitchen with all appliances, central A/C, 9 ft ceiling, balcony, parking, fenced in development, close to shopping, parks, and health center. Please call 845-499-3177

Beautiful one-bedroom apartment for rent in Belz neighborhood for month of Tishrei. Great price! Call (845) 213-8360.

3 rooms on Walter drive for rent. suitable for an elderly or a young couple. 845-425 -3142 Beautiful spacious 3 room apartment for rent on Suzanne Drive, preferably for chosson kallah. Please leave message with your name and current address 845-659-4493. Stunning Sister of the Bride 2 piece black and burgundy gown sz 2-4. Please call 425.0964 for more details. Brand new 4 bedroom apartment for rent on Herrick Ave. Ready to move in 425-3605

For Sale Grand Sale! Master bedroom set. Brand new less than ½ price. Brand name- quality. 347-9869303 or 425-4534.

A set of 2 sealy’s posturepedic 54” beds in great condition to sell due to moving for a Good Price. Please call 347-743-6510

Let’s do Tablecloths! Nappe & Cloe tablecloth rental. New fall arrivals Zissy Goldman 347.782.9121

Side by side stainless steel fridge and freezer 17 Cubic ft. Each, to sell due to moving for a good price, please call 347-743-6510

47 &16 furnished basement 1 bedroom apartment full windows available right after Yom Tov $1100 please call 845 200-8115

20” white milchig oven for sale. excellent condition. Call: 538-0765

House for rent-( avail immediately until after pesach) unfurnished, high ranch, centrally located call 845-825-9901 Succos Rental: 2/3 bedroom apt in Monsey for rent w/o Sukkah, (does have a porch with awning). Please call 845-746-1253.

Master bedroom mahogany furniture. loads of space. leave message or text 667- 9292 A beautiful 7 door China/bookcase combo with crown and spotlights in excellent condition to sell for a great price. Serious inquiries only please call 845-325-2940

Rosh Hashana Rental: Beautiful 3 bedroom apt on Grove St. for Rent. Please call 845-746-1253.

Brand new damask linen set, suitable for choson/kallah. 2 standard shams & 2 duvet covers, size ‘full.’ Purchased for $350, selling for $275. 845-393-4834

Brand new three bedroom apartment available for rent in the Decatur area. Ready to move in. Please call: (845) 426- 0136

Magnificent size 2 beige and off white sister of the bride 2 piece avail. for sale! worn Once! A must to see! Call: 642-0122


Beautiful gown for sale or rent, sister of the bride, size 0-2. Black/ grey. 845-608-1499 Korg PA3x76 in new condition, just a few months old, for 2500$. 845-304-2244 Almost brand new wheels (used approximately 5 times) for Mountain Buggy duet $30 each. 845.352.3013 Beautiful gown for sale or rent, sister of the bride, size 0-2. Black/ grey. 845-608-1499

Stunning gowns for less !!! Finally rent/buy the gown of your dreams at an affordable price please call chanie 914-419-0328

with Chol

2 Bedroom apartment sukkah for Sukkos & Hamoed. 425-3605


Yom Tov Rental Till After Yom Tov in the center of Monsey walking distance to Viznitz 7 Bedroom 4 bathrooms. Please call 347 385-9843 or 845 445-8015

G.E. Stainless Steel Double Oven (Electric not Gas) with 5 Burner Glass Stovetop. Only used for 7 Months. Paid $1,700 asking for only $800. For more info Please Call 845-548-4118.

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Kiddie group on Bluefield Dr. small group (6 kids) ages 18-24 months starting after yom tov. for details call:845-244-1801

Experienced professional certified tutor (trained by Slingerland) available for school and private tutoring. Flexible hours, references available. Few slots left. Call 929-238-5487 sektutoringservice@gmail.com

Turn that gown in your closet into cash!! We will rent/sell your gown for you! GownXchange 845-393GOWN(4696) Fixerman, installations & repairs (845) 517-9026 I make it - you bake it, Rivky Ludzker’s famous challah dough - Custom made to your taste, diet and schedule. Call 845-369-3755 Hair By Surie. Sharp cut. Professional hairstyling for all occasions at great prices call or text 517-7128 Pearl Restringing. Expert & reliable service. Free pickup & delivery. 845-352-5013 Hair & Wigs by Baila. Cuts, Blowouts & Styling. Wash ‘n’ sets-$25-Free pickup & delivery. to schedule an appointment call: 845-459-6065 Shatnez Testing. 29 Main St. Drop off any time. Call 2:30-4:00 Mon & Th to speak with the tester, at other times leave a message or send a text. (845) 262-0115 Small business owners - have your payroll processed completely free, no charge ever! W2s, 1099s, direct deposit and more! 1855 PR4FREE Payroll4Free.com Childbirth Education. Next class starting right after Succos.Please call now to register-426-0931 Tzippy Tauber, CD(DONA) Have your sukkah built quickly & efficiently by sukkah express 845445-7393

Party Planning for every budget and style. Gorgeous set-up, brand new equipment, top-quality vendors, free consultation! Call or text: 845-274-4799 Lady driver 845-480-2115 Reliable, on time. Mishpacha Heimishe Lady Drivers local & long distance On Time, Excellent Service 845-323-9973 A Playgroup in Bates Horton area, is looking for a responsible girl willing to work for assistant Position.please call 845.379.4711 Treat yourself to these amazing costume jewelry!.Ready to choose from or have it made to your taste! We also have pacifier clips, key chains and more. 845-426-2529

Warm and loving babysitter available in 306/Phillis area for drop-ins, overnight and weekly call 845.300.5483

Easily bake homemade challah for yom tov. Custom challah dough service. 5 or 10 lb. of perfect dough- 845-538-9332-l challahdough@gmail.com

Hair and makeup gemach by Atara. Yom tov special:with 3 updos, get makeup done free of charge! Cell: 646- 771- 6534

‫המספיק’ס צענטראלע בחורים “דעי‬ ‫העב פראגראם” אויף “סאוט מעין‬ ”‫סטריט” האט אפן עטליכע “פול טיים‬ ‫ געניסט פון אן ענערגישע‬.‫פאזיציעס‬ ‫פרנסה אין א געשמאקע אטמאספערע‬ ‫און פארבעסערט דאס לעבן פון‬ ‫ספעציעלע מענטשן‬. ‫ אינדערפריה‬8:45 ‫שעות זענען פון‬ ‫ און מען‬,‫ נאכמיטאג‬3:30 ‫ביז‬ ‫ איינציגסטע‬.‫באקומט פולע בענעפיטן‬ ‫קוואליפיקאציע איז א גוט הארץ מיט‬ ‫געפיל און געטריישאפט צו בחורים‬ ‫ ביטע פעקסט‬.‫מיט ספעציעלע געברויכן‬ ‫אריין אייער רעזומעי צו‬ 845-425-9104

Looking for p/t sales girl/women at Accessories Plus. Please Call 845-659-7766 Local mosod looking for grant writer call 845-721-4894 Looking for immediate hire at new party shop in town square mall. Please email info@jubileeparty. com or Call: 845 356-7600 Heimishe mosad in monsey is seeking a bus driver/manager. Please fax your info to 213.4778 Local grocery shop is looking for the assistant of front manager for the afternoon hours till closing... For more information please call 845-667-2457 Monsey shoe store looking for worker. Please call 718-473-6962 Seeking female shadow for delightful ten year old boy, to assist with behavior management. Afternoon hours. Mainstream cheder. Call/Text 848-299-1286 Monsey fundraising organization is looking for a P/T highly skilled secretary. Must be computer literate, excellent writing and communication skills, organized, very thorough and detailed, make fundraising calls. Could potentially become F/T. Please email resume to: jobs.monsey.yte@gmail.com




THE Customer Service Representative Vacation Rental Frum company is in need of a polished professional with refined customer relations skills to respond to guest inquiries and requests. Our Customer Service Specialist will follow through all guest requests until successfully completed, troubleshoot customer service issues, manage the guest arrival process and provide customer service team coverage as needed, The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to monitor and control challenging clients; remain calm, prioritize and multi-task in a fastpaced environment. One (1) year customer service experience. Days/Hours: Monday through Thursday – 9:00 to 5:30pm, Friday – 9:00am to 2:00pm. Great Benefits, including paid Yom Tov! EEO/AA Employer Send Resumes to: careers@ChurchillLiving.com

Monsey shoe store looking for worker. Please call 718-473-6962

Empower Kids is seeking post high school girls to work with special needs children, afternoon hours. Email resume to ekjobsmonsey@ gmail.com

Sales / Reservations Coordinator: Job responsibilities include communicating with clients to book reservations. Candidate should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be exceptionally organized. This is an office position. 1 year office experience a plus. Located 20 minutes from Monsey! Great Benefits, including paid Yom Tov! EEO/AA Employer Send Resumes to: careers@ChurchillLiving.com

Office Assistant Candidate should be good at researching information and writing descriptions based on research. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, 1 year office experience a plus. Located 20 minutes from Monsey. Great Benefits, including paid Yom Tov! EEO/AA Employer Send Resumes to: careers@ChurchillLiving.com

Babysitter wanted. Looking for a caring and responsible individual to babysit in my home. Three days a week from 3-5. Please call 845517-7582.

Looking for a responsible girl to take care of a little child, Monday and Thursday 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Please call 503-0214.

Looking for babysitter/drive carpool for 4&1 yr old 7:30-9am & 2:40-4:40 pm in New City. E-mail ohsleepy1@yahoo.com or text/call 314-657-5862

Lost & Found

Lost a bag of Mezuzos in a U-Haul truck which was dropped off at Tallman Tires on Rt. 59. The first week of July. If anyone found them please call 845-659-7653 Lost belt with flowers on it on Rt. 59 or Main Street on Sept. 3 845642-0122 Looking to rent a commercial fleishig kitchen for a few hours a day. Please call (845) 535-1428

‫קאסט שוין זייער ביליג‪.‬‬ ‫אויך זענען פאראן נאשערייען מיט ברוינפנס וואס ווערן פארקויפט‪,‬‬ ‫וואס ווערן געמאכט פון די אתרוגים‪ .‬ביי די גוים אין איטאליע איז פאראן‬ ‫א ספעציעלע נאש‬ ‫געמאכט פון אתרוגים‪,‬‬ ‫אריינגעמישט האניג און‬ ‫ציקער דערין‪ .‬נאך סוכות‬ ‫ווערן די אתרוגים‬ ‫פארקויפט פאר גאר‬ ‫ביליג‪ ,‬אזוי אז חנוכה‬ ‫צייט קען מען געפינען‬ ‫אתרוגים פאר אזוי ביליג‬ ‫ווי א יורא אן אתרוג‪.‬‬ ‫די אתרוגים וואקסן אין‬ ‫דריי שניטן‪ ,‬דאס הייסט‬ ‫אז עס וואקסט דריי מאל‬ ‫הילולא‬ ‫סעודת‬ ‫סעזאן און גראד‬ ‫במשך א‬ ‫נאך וואס מען שניידט‬ ‫אראפ דעם ערשטן‬ ‫שניט‪ ,‬וואקסן ארויס‬ ‫אויפן ארט אנדערע‬ ‫געווענליך‬ ‫אתרוגים‪.‬‬ ‫זענען די אתרוגים פונעם‬ ‫ערשטן שניט מער געל און ליכטיגער ווי די אתרוגים פונעם צווייטן און‬ ‫דריטן שניט‪ ,‬די אתרוגים פונעם דריטן שניט זענען שטארק גרין‪.‬‬

‫ווי אזוי ווייסט מען וועלכער אתרוג איז א מורכב און‬ ‫נישט כשר פאר די ד' מינים‪ ,‬און וועלכער אתרוג איז‬ ‫מהודר פאר די ד' מינים?‬ ‫עס זענען פאראן צוויי סארט אתרוגים‪:‬‬ ‫די וועלכע וואקסן ווילדערהייט אין די וועלדער אדער אין די מדבריות‪,‬‬ ‫אין די הייסע לענדער‪.‬‬ ‫די וועלכע ווערן אויפגעהאדעוועט אין די ספעציעלע גערטנער‪ ,‬וואו מען‬ ‫גיבט זיך אפ דערמיט און מען מאכט זיכער אז זיי וואקסן שיין און גוט‪.‬‬ ‫די כשר'סטע אתרוגים זענען ווארשיינליך די ווילדע פון די מדבריות‪ .‬די‬ ‫דאזיגע אתרוגים פארמאגן א חזקת כשרות‪ ,‬אז מען האט זיי קיינמאל‬ ‫נישט מרכיב געווען‪ ,‬דאס איז דערפאר וואס זיי וואקסן ווילד און מען‬ ‫האדעוועט זיי נישט מיט א שיינקייט און זויבערקייט‪.‬‬ ‫די אתרוגים וואס מען האדעוועט אין גערטנער‪ ,‬אויב זענען די בעלי‪-‬‬ ‫בתים דערפון גוים‪ ,‬מאכט זיך אמאל חששות אז זיי קענען מרכיב זיין די‬ ‫בוימער‪ ,‬כדאי די אתרוגים זאלן וואקסן שענער און בעסער‪.‬‬ ‫פארט קען מען נישט זאגן מיט א זיכערקייט אז די ווילדע אתרוגים זענען‬ ‫מער כשר‪ .‬מען דארף נעמען אין באטראכט‪ ,‬אז יענע אתרוגים פארמאגן‬ ‫נישט קיין ייחוס‪ ,‬דאס הייסט אז מען ווייסט נישט גענוי פון וואו זיי‬ ‫שטאמען‪ ,‬אז מען זאל קענען באשטעטיגן מיט א זיכערקייט אז זיי זענען‬ ‫קיינמאל פריער נישט מורכב געווארן‪ ,‬נישט זיי און נישט די זאמען פון‬ ‫וואו מען האט זיי איינגעפלאנצט‪ .‬דאקעגן די אתרוגים וואס ווערן‬

‫אויפגעהאדעוועט אין ספעציעלע גערטנער‪ ,‬זענען געווענליך‬ ‫נאכגעקוקט און מען ווייסט פון וואו זיי שטאמען‪ ,‬אז זיי זענען כשר און‬ ‫נישט חלילה מורכב‪.‬‬ ‫אויך דארף מען פארשטיין‪ ,‬אז אתרוגים וואס וואקסן ווילד זענען‬ ‫געווענליך נישט קיין שיינע אתרוגים‪ .‬כדאי אן אתרוג זאל באמת זיין א‬ ‫הדר‪ ,‬דארף דאס ווערן נאכגעקוקט און געזויבערט שטענדיג‪ ,‬דורך די‬ ‫גאנצע צייט פון איר וואוקס‪ .‬די בעלי בתים קוקן דאס נאך און מאכן‬ ‫זיכער אז יעדע אתרוג קומט ארויס שיין און ריין‪ .‬די דאזיגע מעלה קען‬ ‫מען נישט געפינען צווישן די אלגעמיינע ווילדע אתרוגים‪.‬‬

‫וויפיל סארט אתרוגים זענען פאראן‪ ,‬און אויף וואס‬ ‫זענען אידן מהדר צו בענטשן ביי די ד' מינים?‬ ‫לאמיר אביסל צונעמען די זאך און געבן א שטיקל באריכט איבער די‬ ‫פארשידענע אתרוגים וואס געפינען זיך אויף די מארק‪:‬‬

‫אתרוגי תימן‪:‬‬

‫זי"ע‬ ‫מפאפא‬ ‫בעל ויחי‬ ‫הרה"ק‬ ‫נישט לאנג‬ ‫יוסףכשרות‪ .‬ביז‬ ‫מערסטע סימני‬ ‫פארמאגן די‬ ‫כ"קאתרוגים‬ ‫שלתימנ'ע‬ ‫די‬ ‫צוריק פלעגן די תימנ'ע אתרוגים זיין זייער ווילד געוואקסן און נישט שיין‬ ‫– א זאך וואס ווייזט אויף איר כשרות‪ ,‬וויבאלד מען האט נישט געארבעט‬ ‫צופיל דערמיט איז דאס געבליבן שיין‪ .‬דאס מיינט אז עס איז א סימן אז‬ ‫מען האט דאס נישט מרכיב געווען מיט אן אנדערן פרוכט‪ ,‬כדאי איר‬ ‫שענער צו מאכן‪ ,‬דערפאר איז זי געבליבן ארגינעל‪ ,‬אזוי ווי זי קוקט אויס‪.‬‬ ‫נאך א סימן אויף איר כשרות איז פאראן‪ ,‬אז ווען מען שניידט אויף דעם‬ ‫אתרוג‪ ,‬ביז די קערעלעך‪ ,‬איז נישט פאראן קיין זאפט דערין‪ ,‬עס איז‬ ‫טריקן‪ ,‬דאס איז אויך א סימן אויף א כשר'ן אתרוג‪ .‬אזוי זענען פאראן נאך‬ ‫פיל סימני כשרות אויף דער‬ ‫תימנ'ער אתרוג‪.‬‬ ‫מיט עטליכע יאר צוריק‪ ,‬איז‬ ‫געקומען א איד מיטן נאמען ר'‬ ‫יעקב זאקס‪ .‬ער האט‬ ‫איינגעפלאנצט א בוים פון‬ ‫תימנ'ע אתרוגים אין חצר פון‬ ‫סלאבאטקע ישיבה אין בני‪-‬‬ ‫ברק‪ ,‬זייענדיג זיך מטפל מיט די‬ ‫אתרוגים און זיכער געמאכט אז‬ ‫זיי זאלן שיין בליען‪ .‬זיין ארבעט‬ ‫האט נושא פירות געווען און‬ ‫צום ערשטן מאל איז געווען צו‬ ‫באקומען תימנ'ע אתרוגים‪,‬‬ ‫בתכלית היופי‪ ,‬מיט א שיינקייט‬ ‫און פראכט‪.‬‬ ‫עס האט נישט גענומען לאנג‪,‬‬ ‫און עס איז געקומען א איד‬ ‫נאמען ר' יעקב‬ ‫מיטן‬ ‫ראטנבערג פון לעיקוואד‪ ,‬און ער האט איינגעפלאנצט תימנ'ע אתרוגים‬ ‫אין קאליפארניע‪ ,‬ווי אויך שפעטער אין אריזאנע‪ ,‬פראדוצירנדיג‬ ‫הערליכע תימנ'ע אתרוגים‪.‬‬



‫ולקחתם לכם‬ ‫דער אתרוג און איר וואוקס‬ ‫פון די שווערסטע ‪ -‬און גלייכצייטיג די פרייליכסטע – עבודות‪ ,‬מיט וואס א איד גיבט זיך אפ אין דעם הייליגן חודש‬ ‫תשרי‪ ,‬איז ווארשיינליך דאס אויסקלויבן די ד' מינים‪ .‬אידישע קינדער וועלכע זענען מהדרים במצוות‪ ,‬לאזן זיך אין‬ ‫די טעג אראפ צווישן די אתרוג סוחרים‪ ,‬מען קוקט און מען קלויבט‪ ,‬מען לויפט ארום פון איינעם צום צווייטן און מען‬ ‫לאזט זיך קאסטן שווערע געלטער‪ ,‬זוכה צו זיין אין א אתרוג וואס מען קען איר מיט רעכט אנרופן "פרי עץ הדר" – א‬ ‫יופי פון אן אתרוג‪.‬‬ ‫וויבאלד דער אתרוג פארנעמט א וויכטיגן ארט אין דעם אויבן‪-‬אן צווישן די מצוות הזמן‪ ,‬קענען מיר נישט אויסלאזן‬ ‫די געלעגנהייט‪ ,‬אריינצובליקן צווישן די אתרוגים און זען וואס דארט טוט זיך‪ ,‬וואס עס איז דער פראצודור פון אן‬ ‫אתרוג‪ ,‬וואו דאס גייט פונעם בוים ביז אין בית‪-‬המדרש אריין‪ ,‬ווי אויך די חילוקים און דעות צווישן די פארשידענע‬ ‫סארט אתרוגים און וואס א יונגערמאן דארף האלטן פאר די אויגן‪ ,‬גייענדיג קויפן אן אתרוג אין געשעפט‪.‬‬ ‫מיר האבן זיך דעריבער פארבינדן מיט איינע פון די גרעסטע אתרוג צענטערן אין מאנסי‪ ,‬די באקאנטע 'מרכז ד' מינים‬ ‫מהודרים דמאנסי'‪ ,‬שמועסנדיג מיט די אתרוג סוחרים פארשידענע פרטים איבער דעם אזוי געזוכטן אתרוג מהודר‪,‬‬ ‫וואס יעדער איינער וויל זוכה זיין צו מאכן דערויף א ברכה‪.‬‬

‫– ?צום אלעמען ערשטן‪ :‬וואס איז דאס אן אתרוג‬ ‫וואו וואקסט דאס און וואס טוט מען דערמיט?‬ ‫די אתרוגים וואקסן אין א ווארעמע קלימאקס‪ ,‬דארט וואו עס איז‬ ‫שטענדיג ווארעם‪ ,‬און ספעציעל געאייגנט פאר דאס וואוקס פון די‬ ‫אתרוגים‪ .‬דעריבער איז איטאליע די פאסיגסטע ארט פאר די אתרוגים‪,‬‬ ‫וואו עס ווערט נתגדל און גרייט אויף צו נוצן סוכות‪ .‬עס זענען אויך‬ ‫פאראן אתרוגים אין אנדערע ווארעמע ערטער‪ ,‬א שטייגער ווי מאראקא‪,‬‬ ‫גריכלאנד‪ ,‬ארץ‪-‬ישראל‪ ,‬ווי אויך דא אין אמעריקע‪ ,‬אין קאליפארניע און‬ ‫לעצטנס אויך אין אריזאנע‪.‬‬ ‫אתרוגים קענען נישט וואקסן אין קאלטע פלעצער‪ ,‬עס מוז פארמאגן‬ ‫שטענדיגע זון וואס זאל קענען צוקומען דערצו‪ .‬אין טייל ווארעמע‬ ‫לענדער קען מען געפינען אתרוגים וואקסן אינמיטן גאס‪ ,‬אדער אין סתם‬ ‫פארלאזטע פעלדער און וועלדער‪ ,‬וואו אימער עס לאזט זיך‪.‬‬

‫סחורה וואס זיי דארפן נישט האבן‪.‬‬ ‫פארשטייט זיך‪ ,‬אז די בעלי‪-‬בתים פון די אתרוג ביימער – אידן צי גוים ‪-‬‬ ‫ווילן אז די סוחרים זאלן נעמען וואס מער אתרוגים און באצאלן דערפאר‪.‬‬ ‫דעריבער מאכט זיך זייער אפט‪ ,‬אז די בעלי בתים זאלן זיך שלאגן מיט‬ ‫דעם אתרוג סוחר‪ ,‬זיי שלאגן זיך אויפן אתרוג‪ ,‬וויבאלד דער באלעבאס‬ ‫וויל אז ער זאל אהיימנעמען דעם אתרוג‪ ,‬בשעת דער סוחר וויל דאס‬ ‫לאזן אויפן פעלד‪ ,‬שפירנדיג אז ער קען נישט נעמען און פארקויפן אלעס‬ ‫וואס קומט אים אונטער די האנט‪.‬‬ ‫די סוחרים מיט די בעלי בתים פראבירן שטענדיג אויסצומיידן‬ ‫קאנפליקטן פון דעם סארט‪ .‬אין איטאליע צום‪-‬ביישפיל‪ ,‬וואו דארט‬ ‫זענען די גוים די בעלי‪-‬בתים און פארקויפן די אתרוגים פאר די אידן‪,‬‬ ‫וועלן די אידן פשוט באהאלטן די נישט גענומענע אתרוגים אין די ערד‪,‬‬ ‫כדי דער באלעבאס זאל זיך נישט אויף דעם שטעלן און זיך קריגן‬ ‫דערויף‪.‬‬

‫ווי אזוי גייט געווענליך צו דער שניט פון‬ ‫דער פעלד? – די סוחרים שניידן און‬ ‫ברענגען אהיים אלע אתרוגים?‬

‫וואס טוט דער באלעבאס מיט‬ ‫די איבעריגע אתרוגים?‬

‫עס זענען פאראן צוויי וועגן ווי אזוי סוחרים גייען זיך אום דערמיט‪ .‬עס‬ ‫זענען פאראן סוחרים וואס קויפן אפ אלע אתרוגים פאר א גאר ביליגע‬ ‫פרייז‪ ,‬און דאן‪ ,‬אינדערהיים‪ ,‬קלויבן זיי אויס די גוטע אתרוגים און שטעלן‬ ‫דאס אויף אויספארקויף פארן ציבור‪.‬‬ ‫ווידער זענען פאראן אנדערע‪ ,‬וואס קלויבן זיך אויפן פלאץ‪ ,‬זיי שניידן‬ ‫בלויז וואס זיי געפעלט און לאזן איבער אויפן ארט די אלע שוואכע‬

‫א גוטע שאלה‪.‬‬ ‫די אתרוגים ווערן אויך באנוצט אין מערסטנס טייל‪ ,‬אויף צו מאכן‬ ‫דערמיט שמעקעדיגע זייף‪ .‬די גוים פלאנצן די אתרוגים און פארקויפן די‬ ‫איבעריגע אתרוגים אויף צו מאכן דערמיט זייף‪ ,‬בשעת די גוטע און‬ ‫מהודר'דיגע אתרוגים נעמען די אידן פאר די ארבע מינים און די‬ ‫שוואכערע סחורה לאזט מען איבער פאר די זייף סוחרים‪ ,‬וואס דאס‬



‫אתרוג אין קאליפארניע‪ ,‬און עס איז פאראן בשפע צו באקומען דערפון‪.‬‬

‫אתרוגי חזון‪-‬איש‪:‬‬ ‫עס זענען פאראן צוויי סארט חזון‪-‬איש אתרוגים‪ ,‬וואס עס איז וויכטיג‬ ‫אויסצושמועסן צווישן זיי‪:‬‬ ‫אתרוגי היילפרין – דאס איז‬ ‫א בוים אויפן וועג קיין צפת‪.‬‬ ‫איינמאל ווען דער חזון‪-‬איש‬ ‫איז דארט דורכגעפארן‪,‬‬ ‫האט ער מעיד געווען אויף‬ ‫דעם בוים‪ ,‬אז דער בוים איז‬ ‫כשר און נישט מורכב‪.‬‬ ‫אמאל האט דער חזון‪-‬איש‬ ‫געלאזט רופן הגאון רבי‬ ‫מיכל יהודא לעפקאוויטש‬ ‫זצ"ל‪ ,‬אים געבנדיג א צווייג‬ ‫פון אן אתרוג בוים‪ ,‬זאגנדיג‬ ‫אז דער דאזיגער צווייג איז‬ ‫כשר און מהודר‪ ,‬ער זאל‬ ‫דעריבער איינפלאנצן דעם‬ ‫צווייג און עס וועט ווערן אן‬ ‫אתרוג בוים למהדרין‪ .‬דער‬ ‫דאזיגער בוים האט ארויסגעגעבן שיינע פירות‪ ,‬און זי איז אפילו‬ ‫איבערגעפלאנצט געווארן צו אנדערע פלעצער‪ .‬עס איז אינטערעסאנט‬ ‫צו באמערקן‪ ,‬אז אין דעם זעלבן יאר וואס הגאון רבי מיכל יהודא איז‬ ‫נסתלק געווארן‪ ,‬איז דער ארגינעלער בוים איינגעפאלן און אויפגעהערט‬ ‫‪.‬ארויסצוגעבן פירות‬ ‫פארט איז נישט זיכער‪ ,‬אויף‬ ‫וועלכע פון די צוויי בוימער‪,‬‬ ‫דער חזון איש האט געמאכט‬ ‫א ברכה‪ ,‬און וועלכן אתרוג‬ ‫ער האט גענוצט‪.‬‬ ‫ביז אהער איז אין קורצן‪,‬‬ ‫אלע סארט באקאנטע‬ ‫אתרוגים וואס עס איז‬ ‫פאראן צו באקומען אויפן‬ ‫מארק‪.‬‬

‫ווי אזוי גייט צו דאס‬ ‫שניידן פרוכט און‬ ‫ווי לאנג געפינען זיך‬ ‫די סוחרים אויפן‬ ‫ארט?‬ ‫די סוחרים קענען זיך‬ ‫אויפהאלטן אן ערך פון צען טאג אדער מער‪ .‬עס זענען פאראן סוחרים‬ ‫וואס זיצן דארט אפ חדשים און גייען ארום צו שניידן פרוכט‪ .‬דאס זיך‬ ‫אויפהאלטן אויפן ארט קאסט אפ פיל געלט‪ ,‬די גוים ווייסן ווי אזוי‬

‫אויסצונוצן דער מצב פון די אידן און לאזן זיך קאסטן אויף יעדע‬ ‫קלייניגקייט וואס די אידן דארפן האבן‪.‬‬ ‫דורכ'ן טאג גייען די סוחרים ארום דורך ספעציעלע מעקלערס‪ ,‬וואס‬ ‫פירן זיי ארום צו פארשידענע ביימער‪ .‬אתרוגים וואקסן אויף נידעריגע‬ ‫ביימער און די סוחרים‬ ‫דארפן ליגן אויפן ערד צו‬ ‫שניידן די אתרוגים‪.‬‬ ‫געווענליך דארפן די סוחרים‬ ‫מחליט זיין‪ ,‬נאך ווען דער‬ ‫אתרוג ליגט נאך אויפן בוים‪,‬‬ ‫צי ער וועט נוצן דעם אתרוג‬ ‫דאס ארויפצולייגן אויפן‬ ‫מארק‪ ,‬וויבאלד יעדער‬ ‫אתרוג וואס ווערט געשניטן‬ ‫מוז מען דערפאר באצאלן‬ ‫געלט און מען קען נישט‬ ‫שפעטער מחליט זיין אז‬ ‫מען וויל נישט דעם אתרוג‪.‬‬ ‫עס איז דעריבער די‬ ‫אויפגאבע פונעם סוחר‪,‬‬ ‫בודק צו זיין דעם אתרוג נאך‬ ‫ליגנדיג אויפן בוים‪ ,‬זען אויב דאס איז א הדר און אויב ער וויל דאס‬ ‫שניידן‪ .‬יעדער אתרוג וואס ווערט געשניטן‪ ,‬איז דאס אן עבודה פאר זיך‪,‬‬ ‫וויבאלד מען דארף שטארק אכטונג געבן אז די אתרוגים זאלן בלייבן‬ ‫שיין און כשר‪ .‬מען קען נישט נעמען די אתרוגים‪ ,‬געבן א שנייד אפ אלע‪,‬‬ ‫אריינווארפן אין א קארב און דאס אהיימטראגן‪ ,‬יעדער אתרוג דארף מען‬ ‫דערויף אכטונג געבן און זיכער מאכן אז זי בלייבט שיין און כשר‪ ,‬באקומט‬ ‫נישט קיין איבעריגע‬ ‫קראצערייען וואס מאכן אז‬ ‫דער אתרוג זאל פאלן פון‬ ‫איר ווערדע‪.‬‬

‫דאס יאר‪ ,‬ווען עס‬ ‫איז געווען א‬ ‫שמיטה יאר‪ ,‬איז‬ ‫פאראן אנדערע‬ ‫סארט אתרוגים ווי‬ ‫געווענליך?‬ ‫די וואס נעמען נישט ארץ‪-‬‬ ‫ישראל'דיגע אתרוגים‪ ,‬האבן‬ ‫סתם אזוי נישט קיין‬ ‫פראבלעם‪ ,‬דער גאנצער‬ ‫פראבלעם פון שמיטה‬ ‫הויבט זיך אן‪ ,‬ביי די אתרוגים וואס ווערן געוואקסן אין ארץ‪-‬ישראל‪ ,‬וואו‬ ‫עס איז פאראן שאלות איבער שמיטה‪.‬‬ ‫עס זענען פאראן פארשידענע מהלכים וואס מען טוט אין אזא יאר‪ .‬די‬

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‫אתרוגי יאנאווע‪:‬‬ ‫בשנים כתיקונן‪ ,‬אין די אמאליגע טעג‪ ,‬האט מען געוויסט אז די יאנעווער‬ ‫אתרוגים זענען די מהודר'דיגסטע אתרוגים וואס עס איז נאר פאראן‪ .‬דער‬ ‫חתם‪-‬סופר שרייבט אז די‬ ‫יאנאווער אתרוגים זענען די‬ ‫איינציגסטע וואס זענען‬ ‫נישט מורכב‪ ,‬אויך דער‬ ‫בעל‪-‬התניא האט מקפיד‬ ‫געווען אויף א יאנעווער‬ ‫אתרוג און אזוי פירט מען זיך‬ ‫ביז היינט אין חב"ד‪ .‬עס‬ ‫זענען פאראן פארשידענע‬ ‫מימרות פון צדיקים‪ ,‬איבער‬ ‫די חשיבות פון יאנעווער‬ ‫אתרוגים‪ ,‬ביז אזוי ווייט אז‬ ‫ווען דער אויבערשטער‬ ‫האט געזאגט פאר משה‬ ‫רבינו דעם פסוק פון‬ ‫'ולקחתם לכם פרי עץ הדר'‪,‬‬ ‫איז די כוונה גאר געווען אויף‬ ‫א יאנעווער אתרוג‪.‬‬ ‫אין די לעצטע ניינציג יאר‪ ,‬נאך וואס די ארטיגע גוים האבן איינגעזען אז‬ ‫אידן זוכן שיינע אתרוגים‪ ,‬האבן זיי מרכיב געווען טייל פון די אתרוגים‪,‬‬ ‫אזוי אז עס איז נולד געווארן פיל ספיקות און שאלות אויף די דאזיגע‬ ‫אתרוגים און די כשרות דערויף‪ .‬דעריבער זענען פאראן פיל ערליכע אידן‬ ‫וואס האלטן זיך אפ פון מאכן א ברכה אויף א יאנעווער אתרוג‪.‬‬

‫אתרוגי כפר חב"ד‪:‬‬ ‫וויבאלד עס איז געווען א‬ ‫קפידה אין חב"ד צו נוצן‬ ‫דוקא א יאנעווער אתרוג‪,‬‬ ‫האט מען אראפגעשיקט א‬ ‫ספעציעלער שליח‪ ,‬וואס‬ ‫זאל אויסקלויבן אן אתרוג‬ ‫וואס איז זיכער נישט מורכב‪.‬‬ ‫מען‬ ‫האט‬ ‫דערפון‬ ‫איינגעאפלאנצט א פרדס‬ ‫אין ארץ‪-‬ישראל‪ ,‬אין כפר‪-‬‬ ‫חב"ד‪ ,‬און דאס זענען די‬ ‫אתרוגי כפר‪-‬חב"ד‪ ,‬וואס‬ ‫שיינט צו זיין ארגינעלע‬ ‫יאנעווער אתרוגים‪ ,‬וואס‬ ‫מען האט נישט מרכיב‬ ‫געווען‪.‬‬

‫אתרוגי גריכלאנד‪:‬‬ ‫די גריכישע אתרוגים האט אמאל געהייסן די שענסטע אתרוגים‪ ,‬אבער‬ ‫עס איז געווען א גרויסע שערעוריה דערויף אויב דאס זענען מורכבים‬



‫אדער נישט‪ .‬עס זענען געווען ערליכע אידן וואס האבן זיך אפגעהאלטן‬ ‫דערפון‪ ,‬ווידער צווישן די אדמור"י סקווירא‪ ,‬האט מען מקפיד געווען‬ ‫אויך צו האבן א גריכישער אתרוג אלס מנהג אבותיהם‪.‬‬

‫אתרוגי מאראקא‪:‬‬ ‫מאראקא איז א לאנד וואו‬ ‫עס וואקסן פיל אתרוגים‪,‬‬ ‫אויף די בערג‪ ,‬אין די‬ ‫וועלדער און איבעראל‪.‬‬ ‫אמאל האט מען געוויסט אז‬ ‫די דאזיגע אתרוגים זענען‬ ‫בחזקת כשרות און מען קען‬ ‫זיך דערויף פארלאזן אז עס‬ ‫איז כשר‪ .‬עס איז באקאנט‬ ‫אז דער בריסקער רב זצ"ל‬ ‫האט שטארק מחבב געווען‬ ‫די דאזיגע אתרוגים‪.‬‬ ‫אין די לעצטע צוואנציג יאר‪,‬‬ ‫האבן די גוים אנגעהויבן‬ ‫איינצוזען אז מען קען מאכן‬ ‫פיל ביזנעס דערפון‪ ,‬האבן זיי‬ ‫אנגעהויבן מרכיב צו זיין די‬ ‫אתרוגיא ם‪ ,‬כדאי עס זאל אויסקוקן שענער און בעסער‪ .‬פארשטייט זיך‬ ‫אז עס זענען נולד געווארן פיל שאלות אויף די אתרוגים און מענטשן‬ ‫האבן זיך אנגעהויבן אפצוהאלטן פון די דאזיגע אתרוגים‪ .‬עס איז באקאנט‬ ‫וואס הגה"ק מקלויזנבורג זצוק"ל האט געזאגט אויף די מאראקאנער‬ ‫אתרוגים‪ ,‬אז זיי זענען באנאנעס או נישט קיין אתרוגים‪.‬‬ ‫היינט צו טאגס זענען פאראן‬ ‫פרדסים אין מאראקא‪ ,‬מיט‬ ‫די הכשר פון התאחדות‬ ‫הרבנים‪ ,‬וועלכע זענען מעיד‬ ‫אויף די כשרות פון די‬ ‫דאזיגע פרדסים‪.‬‬

‫ר' יהושע לייב'ס‬ ‫אתרוג‪:‬‬ ‫צווישן די בריסקער איז‬ ‫באקאנט אן אתרוג מיטן‬ ‫נאמען 'ר' יהושע לייב'ס‬ ‫אתרוג'‪ ,‬דאס איז דער בוים‬ ‫פון וואו ר' יהושע לייב‬ ‫דיסקין פלעגט נעמען זיין‬ ‫אתרוג‪ ,‬פון די בוים פון‬ ‫קיוועלעוויטש‪ .‬שפעטער‬ ‫איז געקומען א קרוב‬ ‫משפחה מיטן נאמען 'בראווערמאן' און איינגעפלאנצט נאך א בוים פון די‬ ‫אתרוגים‪ .‬די דאזיגע ביימער זענען שטארק חביב צווישן די בריסקער און‬ ‫זיי זענען מהדר צו מאכן א ברכה דערויף‪.‬‬ ‫היינט צו טאגס האט מען שוין אויך איבערגעפלאנצט ר' יהושע לייב'ס‬

‫אנגענומענע מהלך איז‪ ,‬דער אוצר בית‪-‬דין‪ ,‬דאס הייסט אז בית‪-‬דין‬ ‫ווערט בעל‪-‬הבית פון די אתרוגים‪ ,‬זיי קלויבן אויס די אתרוגים און דער‬ ‫שליח בית‪-‬דין ווערט באצאלט פונעם בית‪-‬דין‪ .‬אויף אזא אופן פארקויפט‬ ‫מען די אתרוגים פאר פיל א ביליגערע פרייז פון געווענליך‪ ,‬וויבאלד די‬ ‫סוחרים מאכן נישט קיין ביזנעס דערפון‪ ,‬נאר שכר טירחא‪ ,‬וויפיל בית‪-‬‬ ‫דין שאצט אז מען דארף באצאלן‪ .‬עס איז פאראן איין באשטימטע פרייז‬ ‫פאר אלע אתרוגים און דאס איז וואס מען דארף באצאלן‪.‬‬ ‫געווענליך קומען די אתרוגים פון אוצר בית‪-‬דין אין פארמאכטע‬ ‫שאכטלעך‪ ,‬אז מען זאל נישט קענען אויסקלויבן שענערע אתרוגים‪ ,‬נאר‬ ‫אלעס קומט פון בית‪-‬דין מיט א באשטימטע פרייז‪.‬‬

‫ווען א פרישער יונגערמאן קומט קויפן אן אתרוג‪,‬‬ ‫וואס זאל ער זוכן און אויף‬ ‫וואס זאל ער קוקן?‬ ‫ער דארף קוקן אויף דער אובערשטער‬ ‫האלב אתרוג – מחוטמו ולמעלה – צי ער‬ ‫זעט צוויי פינטלעך איינע נעבן די‬ ‫אנדערע וואס זענען נראה לענינים‪ ,‬דאס‬ ‫הייסט אז מען קען דאס זען גראד ווען‬ ‫מען קוקט אויפן אתרוג און מען דארף‬ ‫דאס נישט זוכן‪ .‬אין אזא פאל ווערט דער‬ ‫אתרוג אוועקגענומען פון איר שיינקייט‬ ‫און טיילמאל גע'פסל'ט‪ .‬פארשטייט זיך‪,‬‬ ‫אז עס זענען פאראן וואס זענען מקפיד‬ ‫אפילו אויף קליינע פינטלעך‪ ,‬אבער ווי‬ ‫קלענער די פינטלעך זענען‪ ,‬אלס‬ ‫קלענערע פראבלעם איז פאראן דערין‪.‬‬ ‫עס איז אויך פאראן א מושג ווי א בלאט‪-‬‬ ‫פלעק‪ ,‬דאס איז נישט קיין שווארצע‬ ‫פינטלעך‪ ,‬נאר אזעלכע פלעקן וואס‬ ‫מאכן זיך דערפון וואס די בלעטער וואס‬ ‫וואקסן אויפן ארט‪ ,‬פארדעקן די זין פון‬ ‫די אתרוג און שאפן אזא סארט פלעק‪ .‬א‬ ‫בלאט פלעק איז געווענליך כשר‪ ,‬פארט‬ ‫זענען פאראן מענטשן וואס זענען מקפיד‬ ‫אויך דערויף‪.‬‬

‫ווי אזוי מעסט מען די פרייזן פון אתרוגים? –‬ ‫פארמאגט טאקע יעדער אתרוג א פרייז‪ ,‬אדער קוקט‬ ‫מען אויפן נאז און לויט דער אויסקוק פון דעם‬ ‫קאסטומער‪ ,‬באשטימט מען דעם פרייז אויפן אתרוג?‬ ‫עס זענען פאראן אתרוג סוחרים וואס האנדלען טאקע אזוי‪ ,‬אבער נישט‬ ‫ביי אונז‪ .‬ביי אונז האט יעדע אתרוג זיין באשטימטע פרייז‪ ,‬עס איז אבער‬ ‫פארט יא פאראן אזא זאך‪ ,‬אז מען קוקט אויף יענעם משנה צו זיין דעם‬ ‫פרייז‪ ,‬און דאס איז אויב יענער איז א כולל יונגערמאן און ער קען זיך‬ ‫נישט ערלויבן צו באצאלן טייערער‪ ,‬וואס דאן לאזן מיר אים עטוואס‬ ‫אראפ דעם פרייז‪ ,‬אים מאכנדיג א ביליגערע פרייז‪.‬‬

‫מיר זעען אז עס איז פאראן די דערי לולבים‪ ,‬וואס‬ ‫צייכנט זיך אויס מיט זייער שיינקייט‪ .‬ווי אזוי ארבעט‬ ‫דאס און ווי אזוי האלט זיך עס שיין?‬ ‫די דערי לולבים וואקסן אין בית‪-‬שאן‪ ,‬און מען גיבט זיך ספעציעל אפ‬ ‫דערמיט‪ ,‬אז עס זאל זיך האלטן שיין און פריש‪ .‬מען דארף אבער וויסן אז‬ ‫עס זענען פאראן דריי צייטן ווען די לולבים וואקסן‪ ,‬עס איז פאראן ניסן‬ ‫און אייר וואס דעמאלס איז דאס עטוואס שוואכערע סחורה און ביז‬ ‫סוכות ווערט עס שוין ווייניגער שיין‪ ,‬דאן איז דא די סחורה פון סיון און‬ ‫תמוז‪ ,‬וואס דאס איז שענערע סחורה‪ ,‬און די שענסטע איז די וואס‬ ‫וואקסן אין די חדשים פון אב און אלול‪.‬‬ ‫א יונגערמאן וואס קומט אריין קויפן א דערי לולב‪ ,‬דארף פרעגן קודם פון‬ ‫וועלכע שניט די לולבים זענען‪ .‬געווענליך דארף יעדע סוחר קענען‬ ‫ענטפערן אויף די שאלה און‬ ‫צופרידנשטעלן די קאסטומער‪.‬‬

‫ווי לאנג האנדלט איר שוין מיט‬ ‫אתרוגים?‬ ‫צען יאר צום גוטן‪.‬‬

‫קענט איר מיטטיילן אן‬ ‫אינטערעסאנטע עפיזאד‬ ‫במשך פון אייערע יארן אין‬ ‫דעם פעלד?‬ ‫איך וועל אייך מיטטיילן טאקע עפעס‬ ‫וואס איך האב געהאט מיט די לולבים‪.‬‬ ‫איך האב באשטעלט ביי א סוחר פון ארץ‬ ‫ישראל דערי לולבים‪ ,‬אבער יענער האט‬ ‫באשלאסן מיר צו שיקן פון ערשטן‬ ‫שניט‪ ,‬דאס הייסט פון ניסן און אייר‪ .‬ער‬ ‫האט דאס אבער שיין באשמירט אויף אן‬ ‫אופן אז עס זאל זיך האלטן פריש‪ ,‬אבער‬ ‫נאך עטליכע טעג וואס עס איז דא געליגן‪,‬‬ ‫האט עס אנגעהויבן ווייס צו ווערן און‬ ‫מיר האבן געזען אז יענער האט אונז אויסגעפאפט און מענטשן וועלן‬ ‫דאס שוין נישט וועלן נעמען‪ .‬מיר האבן דעמאלס שאדן געהאט פיל‬ ‫געלט און עס איז געווען א גרויסן עגמת נפש‪.‬‬ ‫איך דערצייל די מעשה‪ ,‬כדאי מענטשן זאלן וויסן זיך אכטונג צו געבן און‬ ‫וויסן אויף וואס מען באצאלט געלט‪.‬‬

‫וועלן מיר בלויז וואונטשן א כתיבה וחתימה טובה און‬ ‫א גוט געבענטשט יאר‪.‬‬ ‫אמן כן אתם‪.‬‬

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.‫ דארף אויסגעפירט ווערן די פאלגענעדע אנווייזונגען‬,‫כדאי זיך אנצושליסן אין דער דאזיגער פראגראם‬

On each weekday, there’s a minimum learning requirement of 2 hours.

‫ דארף געלערנט‬,‫יעדן וואכנדיגער טאג‬ .‫ווערן לכה"פ צוויי שעה‬

On Erev Shabbos, Erev Yom Tov, and also on Shabbos and Yom Tov, there’s a learning requirement of at least 1 hour.

‫ ערב יו"ט און אויך שבת און‬,‫ערב שבת‬ ‫ דארף מען לערנען לכה"פ איין‬,‫יו"ט‬ .‫שעה‬

On a day that one has not reached the learning goal, he has the opportunity to make it up on the following day; however, an additional 15 minutes of learning should be done. I.e. if on a regular weekday one has learned only 1.5 hours, on the next day he should learn that day’s requirement, plus 45 minutes, to make up the missing half hour, plus the extra 15 minutes.

‫א טאג וואס מען לערנט ווייניגער פון‬ ‫ קען מען דאס‬,‫דער באשטימטער צייט‬ ,‫משלים אין דעם קומענדיגער טאג‬ 15 ‫אבער דאן דארף מען צולערנען‬ ‫מינוט פאר יעדן טאג וואס מען‬ ‫ אז אויב לערנט‬,‫ דאס מיינט‬.‫פארפאסט‬ ‫מען א וואכנדיגער טאג ווייניגער פון‬ ‫ דארף מען דעם קומענדיגן‬,‫צוויי שעה‬ ‫טאג משלים זיין דאס וואס מען האט‬ ‫ און צולייגן דערצו‬,‫פארפעלט נעכטן‬ .‫נאך פופצן מינוט‬

The paper must be filled out and signed by one’s parents.

‫דער צעטיל דארף זיין אויסגעפילט און‬ .‫אונטערגעשריבן דורך די עלטערן‬

Anyone who submits their filled out form, having completely the allotted learning times will go into raffles for a gift certificate to Merkaz, as follows:

‫די אלע וואס וועלן אריינשיקן זייערע‬ ‫צעטלעך און האבן די באשטימטע‬ ‫ וועלן אריינגיין אין א גורל אויף‬,‫שעות‬ .‫א גיפט סערטיפיקעט ביי מרכז‬

:‫עס וועלן זיין עטליכע גורלות ווי פאלגענד‬ ‫בס״ד‬





‫מרכז‬$100 The Fine Line Of Judaica



FRANK SANDWICH AND CAN SODA With your filled out and signed chart.

From Oct. 11 - Oct 15

‫ספרים ומתנות‬


‫‪Now, during the Bein Hazmanim period, we present an‬‬ ‫‪exclusive program for Bochurim, with which to utilize‬‬ ‫‪the extra hours with the tremendous zchus of limud‬‬ ‫‪haTorah. In doing so you will surely reap everlasting‬‬ ‫‪rewards, in addition to the valuable raffles which‬‬ ‫‪participants of this program are entitled to enter.‬‬

‫אין די יעצטיגע בין הזמנים טעג‪ ,‬קומען מיר‬ ‫ארויס מיט א ספעציעלע פראגראם פאר די‬ ‫בחורים‪ ,‬אנצופילן די ליידיגע שעות מיט לימוד‬ ‫התורה‪ .‬דערביי וועט מען באקומען מתן שכרה‬ ‫בצידה‪ ,‬אינאיינעם מיט ווערטפולע גורלות פאר‬ ‫די וואס האבן זיך משתתף געווען אין אונזער‬ ‫פראגראם‪.‬‬

‫‪Please fill out the chart and email or fax it to:‬‬ ‫‪Fax: 845.600.8483 | Email: comments@themonseyview.com‬‬ ‫זונטאג‬



‫ערב ראש השנה‬

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‫ב' דראש השנה‬







‫א' האזינו‬

‫ב' האזינו – שלש‪-‬‬ ‫עשרה מידות‬




‫שבת קודש‬

‫ד' נצבים‬

‫ה' נצבים‬

‫ער"ש נצבים‬

‫שב"ק נצבים‬









‫ד' וילך – צום‬ ‫גדליה‬

‫ה' וילך‬

‫ער"ש וילך‬

‫שב"ק וילך‬




‫לפני צהריים‬

‫אחרי צהריים‬

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‫_____________________‬ ‫לפני צהריים‬


‫לפני צהריים‬

‫אחרי צהריים‬

‫לפני צהריים‬

‫_____________________‬ ‫אחרי צהריים‬

‫לפני צהריים‬

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‫לפני צהריים‬

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‫ערב יום כיפור‬

‫יום כיפור‬

‫ה' האזינו‬

‫ער"ש האזינו‬

‫שב"ק האזינו‬






‫לפני צהריים‬

‫_____________________‬ ‫אחרי צהריים‬

‫לפני צהריים‬

‫_____________________‬ ‫אחרי צהריים‬

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‫אחרי צהריים‬

‫ערב סוכות‬

‫א' דסוכות‬

‫ב' דסוכות‬

‫א' חול המועד‬

‫ב' חול המועד‬











‫לפני צהריים‬

‫אחרי צהריים‬

‫לפני צהריים‬

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‫ערב שבת‬ ‫חול‪-‬המועד‬ ‫_____________________‬ ‫לפני צהריים‬


‫שבת חול המועד‬ ‫_____________________‬ ‫לפני צהריים‬

‫_____________________‬ ‫אחרי צהריים‬

‫אחרי צהריים‬

‫הושענא רבה‬

‫שמיני עצרת‬

‫שמחת תורה‬

‫אסרו חג‬

‫ה' בראשית‬

‫ער"ש בראשית‬

‫שב"ק בראשית‬















‫לפני צהריים‬

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Come see our SUKKAH DISPLAY at our all year round location.

845.425.0984 156 Rt. 59 Monsey, NY 10952

‫האדמו"ר מסאטמאר בביקור בבית הרבני הנגיד ר' וואלף זיכערמאן הי"ו‬ ‫ראש הקהל דקהילת מונקאטש ומחבר ספר אוצר פלאות התורה‬

‫‪Photo Credit: JDN‬‬

‫ומעמד בוקע רקיעים‬ ‫חולים ‪ RCCS‬ג' סליחות‬ ‫אטריום מאנסי‬

‫דינער רבתי ומעמד ב‬ ‫לטובת רופא חולים ‪CS‬‬ ‫באולם אטריום‬

Everything for your Sukkah




‫כט‬ 10:00AM3:00PM


‫ערב רה‬ SEPT 13

‫ז‬ 10:00AM2:00AM








‫ראש השנה‬ SEPT 14

‫ראש השנה‬ SEPT 15

‫מוצאי רה‬ SEPT 16

‫ח‬ 10:00AM2:00AM



‫ערב יוכ‬ SEPT 22

























‫יום כפור‬ SEPT 23





‫מוצאי יוכ‬








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‫פט א‬ ‫קוי‬


‫נוצט‬ ,‫ כיפור‬VIP ‫יום‬ ‫ און‬11 00 ‫עט בעפאר אוד‬ ‫יק‬ ‫ק‬ ‫בלויז‬ ‫ט עם קיופאן ס פאר‬ ‫ד‬ ‫מט ע‬ ‫באקו‬ $


‫איבערגעקוקט דורך מחנכים‬ ‫עס וועט זיין צוגעשטעלט השגחה‬

Tickets now available:

Toys 4 U 27 Orchard St.

Menorah Judaica 17 Koritz Way

Online at: EpicShpiel.com

Get your tickets now: epicshpiel.com

Free Parking - Buses will be available from all heimish locations Sukkah on premises Sponsors:

VIP TICKETS | $118 ,‫א געציילטע צאל זיצן וועלן ווערן פארקויפט‬ :‫מיט די פאלגענדע בענעפיטן‬

Best seats in the house! Coupon: FREE AUDIO CD or 50% Off DVD ($20 Value)

Separate Entrance Private Sukkah Deluxe VIP Badge Exclusive Epic Shpiel printed Bag Free Refreshment at Intermission

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