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             Rabbi Polakoff’s shabbos drasha through 5779                      MAZAL TOVS & COMMUNITY NEWS
           is dedicated in memory of DOVID BEN NISSAN v’LEAH
              For other such opportunities please contact               Mazal Tov to Lisa & Meier Stein on the Bar Mitzvah of their
                      Howard Wolf 516-643-3344               son Maxwell. Mazal Tov to grandparents Magda & Sam
         GREAT NECK AREA PLEASE LET THE OFFICE KNOW.         Mazal Tov to Jamie & Reuben Kerben on the Bar Mitzvah of
         SYNAGOGUE DUES AND HIGH HOLIDAY SEATS               their son Noah.
         Reminder to send in dues and seating requests to GNS office.     Mazal Tov to Rebeka & David Simhaee on the Bar Mitzvah of
         HASHKAMA MINYAN KIDDUSH                                               their son Mordechai.
         Hashkama Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the children and   Mazal Tov to Jamie & Michael Katz on the upcoming
         grandchildren of Mel Fox in honor of the 80  anniversary of   marriage of their daughter Ray to Roman Khasidov, son of
         his Bar Mitzvah.
                                                             Marina & Albert Khasidov. Mazal Tov as well to
         KENSINGTON GATE RH LUNCH AND LEARN                  grandparents Joan & Henry Katz.
         Back by popular demand, please join Rabbi Polakoff for a Rosh
         Hashanah Lunch and Learn at the home of Rita Gordonson,   Mazal Tov to Abby & Seth Weiss on the birth of a daughter,
         One Kensington Gate, Apt. PH25 on Monday, September   Margot Ayelet. Mazal Tov as well to grandparents Aviva &
         16th at noon. Dairy lunch will be served. We encourage you   Robert Zausmer.
         to sponsor the lunch in honor, in memory and/or for refuah   AMIT GREATER LI GALA
         shelaimah for a loved one at $36, $72 or $180 levels. Rabbi   The AMIT Greater LI Gala honoring Rita Gordonson will take
         Polakoff will read out the dedicated names at the luncheon.   place on Tuesday, September 25 at 6:30 pm at the
         RSVP to is required to attend and for       Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst, NY. To register online, go to
         sponsorship.                               or contact Robbie Fried at
         CHAVERIM CENTER Please join us Wednesday, Sept. 18th   212.792.5691.
         for the next Chaverim center featuring Robert Spitalnik               BIKUR CHOLIM OPPORTUNITTIES
         speaking about his trip to Kyiv and Chisenau.       We invite you to sponsor Rosh Hashanah flowers ($18/each)
         SISTERHOOD ROSH HASHANAH CARDS                      that will be delivered to our ill/elderly members and/or
         Sisterhood is selling beautiful Rosh Hashanah cards designed   sponsor CD players ($18/each) for a special CD that will be
         by Celia Lemonik. Cost is $18/10 cards or $2.50 each. Contact   delivered as part of a bat mitzvah chesed project.  We will be
         Judy Lillien at 516.487.6845.                       delivering flowers and CD’s to approximately 30 people. We also
         SISTERHOOD INVITES YOU TO PLAY CANASTA              invite you to deliver homemade or store bought challah/baked
                                                             goods on Friday, September 27th to enhance their Rosh
         Every Tuesday evening, the Sisterhood hosts playing Canasta   Hashanah. Please contact Diane Rein at if you
         in the Great Neck Synagogue lobby. If you are interested in   are interested in any or all of these chesed opportunities.
         joining the game, please contact Farla Frumkin at   Thank you! GNS members only. Thank you!
                                                             Mark Friedman would like to thank Rabbis Polakoff &
         Sunday, September 22nd at 9:30 am: Fishing Trip at               Lichter, Chazzan Spinner and the entire community for their
         Inspiration Wharf in Port Washington. Cost is $65/MC           outpouring of support following the passing of his beloved
         members including brunch and equipment. $80/non MC              mother, Mildred Friedman.
         members and $60 for children under age of 12.
         PASS IT FORWARD FOR ROSH HASHANAH                                         Saturday, 14 Elul
                                                                              Edith Lubin for Harry Feigenbaum
         If you would like to organize or host a cooking/baking event      Rabbi Shimon Wolf for Rev. Sidney Miller
         such as a bake-a-thon, kugel-a-thon, brisket olympics, matzah       Jerrald Weinstein for Ira Weinstein
         ball party, etc., please contact Marla Lemonik at                         Monday, 16 Elul The food you cook/bake will be   Y            Michail Litvin for Elik Litvin
         donated to GNS Pass It Forward for needy families to uplift          Susan Mindick for Rose Kaufman
         their spirits for the holiday. Great fun for adults, and potential   A    Tuesday, 17 Elul
         chesed project for bar/bat mitzvahs. If you know local                             Marilyn Freedman for Ivan Cohen
         individuals/families in need, GNS Pass It Forward will deliver   H    Claire Behar for Bella Winston
         Rosh Hashanah food to them to enhance their holiday. All             Leo Mindick for Gertrude Mindick
                                                                                  Wednesday, 18 Elul
         referrals will be kept strictly confidential. Contact Cindy Hodkin   R   Judith Weinstein for Estelle Sandler
         at                                          Sonia Movsas for Alec Serlin
         PASS IT FORWARD - PASS THE POT                       Z               Rabbi Shimon Wolf for Elaine Wolf
         Once again, we have an institutional sized soup pot and                E   Thursday, 19 Elul
         containers. If you would like to make a vat of soup for Pass it     Blossom Kutcher for Miriam Chaney
                                                                              Leslie Kahn for Dennis Krawchuk
         Forward, contact Cindy Hodkin to get the pot.        I             Billy Liss-Levinson for Aaron Levinson
         FREEZER SPACE NEEDED                                                 Jonathan Muller for David Muller
         Freezer space is needed to store food for needy families for   T    Amy Goldberg-Reiss for David Reifle
         Rosh Hashanah for GNS Pass It Forward. Please contact Cindy                Friday, 20 Elul
         Hodkin at Thank you!                  Rabbi Esor Ben-Sorek for Rahel Ben-Sorek
                                                                            Ethan Ben-Sorek for Rahel Ben-Sorek
         HOURS FOR NORTH SHORE MIKVAH                                        Liora Ben-Sorek for Rahel Ben-Sorek
         The North Shore Mikvah hours for the month of September will           Jason Mayer for Lena Mayer
         be from 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm.                                         Joyce Dacher for Howard Wolfman
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