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    Men’s Club Blood Drive: Apr. 27, 2014

    April 2, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

    SPRING BLOOD DRIVE.  The Men’s Club Spring Blood Drive is dedicated to a Refuah Shelema for Rabbi Dale Polakoff.  All donors and volunteers will be inscribed in a special message to Rabbi Polakoff.  The drive will be held on Sunday, April 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the GNS Gym.  Walk-ins are welcome, but appointment holders will get expedited treatment.  Please book appointments via the website https://drm.nybloodcenter.org/PublicScheduler/GroupLanding.aspx?s=03872 by email to reind@sullcrom.com... [Read the full story]

    Parsha

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    Parshas Acharei 5774 The Power of “Zos” Stephen Rabinowitz, MD

    April 7, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

    B”H Parshas Acharei 5774      The Power of “Zos”              Stephen Rabinowitz, MD Parshas Acharei is the sixth of ten parshios in Sefer VaYikra.  The parsha contains 80 verses, including two positive mitzvos/commandments and 26 prohibitions, many of them concerned with forbidden relationships.  Chapter 16, verse 3, begins the instructions to Aharon the High Priest for the Yom Kippur service (translation adapted from R. Chaim Miller (contemporary) who bases it on Rashi (1040-1105)): בְּזֹאת... [Read the full story]

    Rabbi

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    Yom Hashoa Sun. Apr. 27, 2014

    March 19, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

    Save the date! Come hear the haunting story of Freda Wineman (mother of Irene Marcus) 70 Years After Auschwitz-Why We Still Remember Sunday, April 27 at 7:00 pm  Read More →

    Classes

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    Ongoing Shiurim

    October 8, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

    Monday evening Sefer Melachim with Rabbi Lichter                                                                         Begins in one week on October 14 at 8:30 pm Monday evening Gemorah with Rabbi Polakoff                                                                               continues at 9:00 pm Wednesday evening Gemorah with Rabbi Singer continues at 8:30 pm Wednesday,... [Read the full story]

    Chesed

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    Pesach Chesed Drive

    April 2, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

    TWO WAYS TO GET A MITZVAH THIS PASSOVER GNS -Passover Food Chesed Collection 2014 : Got Matzah?? Please drop off Passover canned & boxed food items to donate to Needy Families!! Please donate Passover Packaged Food by dropping it off at the Lunzer Home, 91 Bayview Ave Drop off Sun.- Fri.: till April 10 and at the Atlas home, 9 Brook Lane Sun-Fri: till April 10 You can also drop matzah off at the shul. Please ring bell so it can be brought into the house. Please leave all food in shopping or garbage bags at the garage... [Read the full story]

    Sisterhood

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    Sisterhood Events

    March 19, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

    SISTERHOOD EVENT MAR.24-25 Pesach is coming! Now is the perfect time for spring cleaning the toxins out of your body, and getting rid of your junk food and sugar cravings. Health Coach, Pam Bilfeld in conjunction with the GNS Sisterhood is offering health group coaching sessions for Dr. Mark Hyman’s program & Amazon’s #1 best selling book: The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet. The Detox Diet is a well balanced plan of 3 healthy meals & 1-2 snacks per day of vegetables, proteins... [Read the full story]

    Men's Club

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    Men’s Club Blood Drive: Apr. 27, 2014

    April 2, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

    SPRING BLOOD DRIVE.  The Men’s Club Spring Blood Drive is dedicated to a Refuah Shelema for Rabbi Dale Polakoff.  All donors and volunteers will be inscribed in a special message to Rabbi Polakoff.  The drive will be held on Sunday, April 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the GNS Gym.  Walk-ins are welcome, but appointment holders will get expedited treatment.  Please book appointments via the website https://drm.nybloodcenter.org/PublicScheduler/GroupLanding.aspx?s=03872 by email to reind@sullcrom.com... [Read the full story]

    Youth

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    Youth News

    March 5, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

    With Purim behind us, we are taking this time to reflect on the wonderful growth our shul has been blessed with. This was certainly evident at the Purim Extravaganza this past weekend. I would personally like to thank Rabbi Jensen, Dr. Mike and Zahava, Glenn, Bart, Jon R, Zach and Mark T.  They, along with their crews, enabled the Great Neck Synagogue to have the most entertaining, organized and safe programs to date. With that said, this same group of leaders need our help in another area of our programming... [Read the full story]

    Announcements

    Sponsorships: April 12 and Passover

    Kiddush this Shabbat is sponsored by GNS. SIYUM BECHORIM Monday April 14 The Siym is sponsored by Hedva & Edmund Kessler for a Refuah Shalima for Rabbi Polakoff and by Bracha... [Read more]


    Within Our Family: April 12, 2014

    Mazal Tov to Rivka Jordan Wolf on the birth of a daughter, Carolyn Sara (Kayla Sara) and Mazal Tov to grandparents Michele Howard Wolf. Mazal Tov to Netti Ari Herman on the... [Read more]


    Pesach Chesed Drive

    TWO WAYS TO GET A MITZVAH THIS PASSOVER GNS -Passover Food Chesed Collection 2014 : Got Matzah?? Please drop off Passover canned & boxed food items to donate to Needy Families!! Please... [Read more]


    Within Our Family: April 5, 2015

    Mazal Tov to Sharon & Mark Twersky on the birth of a grandson born to their children Jennifer & Daniel Twersky. Mazal Tov to Paul Marcus who has published his newest book,... [Read more]


    Sponsorships: April 5, 2014

    Kiddush is sponsored by Great Neck Synagogue with a Herring Table by Lisa & Michael Aryeh and Roya & Ben Shavolian for a Refuah Shleimah for Rabbi Polakoff Seudah Shlishit... [Read more]


    Within Our Family: March 29, 2014

    Mazal Tov to Renee & Dr. Stuart Schwartz on the birth of a grandson Yehaskel Alon, born to their children Dara & Yuval Attia. Mazal Tov to Donna & Leon Schwechter... [Read more]



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    Burning Chometz

    The Great Neck community is invited to participate in the chometz burning event to be held Monday April 14th from 8am-11-am. Site is the Kings Point park located at 187 Steamboat... [Read more]


    Men’s Club Blood Drive: Apr. 27, 2014

    SPRING BLOOD DRIVE.  The Men’s Club Spring Blood Drive is dedicated to a Refuah Shelema for Rabbi Dale Polakoff.  All donors and volunteers will be inscribed in a special... [Read more]


    Men’s Club: Mets Vs. Yankees Tickets

    Tickets for the Met vs Yankees game on Thursday, May 15, 7:10pm are on sale by the Men’s Club. Tickets for paid up Men’s Club members  are $55 each (limit of 4) and... [Read more]


    Sisterhood Events

    SISTERHOOD EVENT MAR.24-25 Pesach is coming! Now is the perfect time for spring cleaning the toxins out of your body, and getting rid of your junk food and sugar cravings.... [Read more]



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