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             Rabbi Polakoff’s shabbos drasha through 5780                      MAZAL TOVS & COMMUNITY NEWS
           is dedicated in memory of DOVID BEN NISSAN v’LEAH
              For other such opportunities please contact               Mazal Tov to Robert & Sharon Herman on the birth of a
                      Howard Wolf 516-643-3344               grandson, born to their children Michael & Aura Herman.
         IF YOU KNOW OF SOMEONE WHO IS MOVING INTO THE       Mazal Tov to Lisa & Alan Adler on the engagement of
                                                             their son Sol, to Hailey Siller, daughter of Lisa Amans &
         OFFICE HOURS FOR RABBI POLAKOFF                     Dana Siller of Bethesda, Maryland. Mazal Tov to
                                                             grandmother Joyce Swartz as well.
         Tuesdays 10:00-12:00; Thursdays 1:00-3:00. He can
         always be reached via 516.637.3674/
                                                             GATHER & GIVE SINGLES EVENT
         YOUNG FAMILY FRIDAY NIGHT AT GNS                    Wednesday, Feb. 26th at 7:30 pm at Leonard’s of Great
         Join us Friday evening, Feb. 28th for a Shabbat evening  Neck. Come help pack groceries for families in need while
         filled with great food, friends and entertainment for the   meeting new people! Singles only: Ladies 23-35/Men 25-39.
         kids. Cost is $125/family and $150/family for non-  RSVP in advance preferred - text 516.410.6869.
         members. RSVP at or 516.487.6100.
                                                             FLORENCE SHAFFER SCHOLARSHIP
         BIKUR CHOLIM – MISHLOACH MANOT                      For all high school girls who are seniors and are concerned
         For Purim, the GNS Bikur Cholim Committee is planning to  about finances during their first year in College or gap year
         distribute Mishloach Manot to members of our shul that are  learning in Israel, contact Mark Twersky for a Florence
         ill or homebound. If you would like to volunteer to make                           rship Application.
                                                             Shaffer Schola
         deliveries or sponsor Mishloach Manot ($18/person and   SHAARE ZEDEK NYC HALF MARATHON
         there are about 36 recipients), please contact      Join Team Shaare Zedek as a runner in the NYC Half Thank you very much!             Marathon for Shaare Zedek Medical Center on Sunday,
                                                             March 15, 2020. For info, contact Sharon Goldwyn at
         Sisterhood’s Purim card designed by Celia Lemonik is
         available for purchase, $18/10 cards or $2.50 each. Pick   Allan Beyda and family would like to thank Rabbis Polakoff
         up at the shul office or call Judy Lillien at 516.487.6845.
         Order your Purim Packages by Mon. February 24th!    & Lichter and the entire community for their outpouring of
                                                             support following the passing of his beloved mother Alice
                                                             Beyda z”l.
         Please note that for security reasons the door code to

         enter GNS will be changed mid-morning on Tuesday                          Saturday, 4 Adar
         February 25th.                                                     Steven Berkowitz for Jack Berkowitz
         Call the office, ask the Rabbis, Chazzan, Mark or Jim for             Donna Hecht for David Gad
         the new code. If you choose to let in visitors, please do so           Malka Gad for David Gad

                                                                            Lev Dynkin for Shasha Mindel Lider
         without sharing the code. If you do give the code to a                    Rabbi Dale Polakoff for Lenora Rosen
         visitor, please let us know so that we don’t give you the            Milton Mitzner for Anne Shapiro
         code the next time it is changed. The electronic door locks               Sunday, 5 Adar
         will not provide security if everyone doesn’t cooperate.             Brenda Parver for Ida Altman
         Thank you.                                          Y            Shellie Zuckerman for Aaron Feinerman
         NEW WHATSAPP GROUP FOR SINGLES                                      Hal Chadow for Beatrice Feldman
                                                                                   Monday, 6 Adar
         GNS is creating a new WhatsAPP group to notify singles   A        Ilene Schuman for Sadye Herschkowitz
         about special community programs and encourage their                Gerda Weissfeld for Max Weissfeld
         attendance and opportunity to meet each other. If you are   H      Arthur Kirsch for Charles Zuckerman
         single, please email Rabbi Polakoff at                  Tuesday, 7 Adar
         to join this group. Friends and relatives (although well-  R      Michelle Landsman for Robert Horowitz
                                                                             Dan Horowitz for Robert Horowitz
         meaning) cannot submit names of people on their behalf.            Irene Dicker for Harry Mermelstein
         CHEVRA KADISHA                                                                           Robin Bours for Harold David Siegel
         If any woman is interested in joining the Chevra Kadisha,            Mitchell Siegel for Rachel Siegel
         please contact Lisa Stein at 646.251.6409. She will answer   E        Murray Weiss for Anna Weiss
         any questions and provide all necessary information                        Wednesday, 8 Adar
                                                                              Norman Fisher for Henry Fisher
         regarding this incredible mitzvah.                   I              Lynn Steinberg for Isaac Katzwer
         GREAT NECK COMMUNITY CALENDAR                                                   Carol Karbowitz for Isaac Katzwer
         As you may know, we are fortunate to have a Great Neck          Naeema Pomerantz for Rachamin Soleimani
         Community Calendar where one can post their upcoming              Moossa Soleimani for Rachamin Soleimani
                                                                                  Thursday, 9 Adar
         simcha or special event. It is suggested that when plan-            Hal Chadow for Abraham Feldman
         ning a simcha or event that you post it on the calendar in           Ken Magida for Frieda Magida
         order to avoid unnecessary conflicts. To post your simcha,          Milton Mitzner for Morris Mitzner
         send your request to If              Rabbi Dale Polakoff for Herbert Rosen
         you post on the Community Calendar, do not assume that                    Friday, 10 Adar
         you are booked on the GNS calendar as well. You must            Martin Brownstein for Florence Brownstein
         reserve your date on the GNS calendar independently.            Harry Lumerman for Avraham Moshe David
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