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             Rabbi Polakoff’s shabbos drasha through 5780                      COMMUNITY NEWS
           is dedicated in memory of DOVID BEN NISSAN v’LEAH
              For other such opportunities please contact               DEBUT OF ANTI-SEMTIISM FILM IN GREAT NECK
                      Howard Wolf 516-643-3344               There is a new major film about antisemitism called Viral:
         IF YOU KNOW OF SOMEONE WHO IS MOVING INTO THE       Antisemitism in Four Mutations, directed by Emmy
         GREAT NECK AREA PLEASE LET THE OFFICE KNOW.         winner Andrew Goldberg. The film covers contemporary
                                                             antisemitism across the US and Europe. It is a large
         OFFICE HOURS FOR RABBI POLAKOFF                     production that took over three years and features
         Tuesdays 10:00-12:00; Thursdays 1:00-3:00. He can
                                                             interviews with everyone from Bill Clinton, Tony Blair and
         always be reached via 516.637.3674/
                                                             Deborah Lipstadt to victims of terror. The film opens in
                                                             Great Neck at the Great Neck Cinemas at The Squire on
         In consultation with doctors regarding COVID-19, we have   March 6 and runs through March 12.
         made several changes to the Purim schedule.  We have   SHAARE ZEDEK NYC HALF MARATHON
         canceled Wandering Que and encourage you to break the   Join Team Shaare Zedek as a runner in the NYC Half
         fast on your own. There will be a live recording of the          Marathon for Shaare Zedek Medical Center on Sunday,
         Megillah available for those who feel coming to GNS will be   March 15, 2020. For info, contact Sharon Goldwyn at
         a risk. The call in number will be made available via email.
                                                             FLORENCE SHAFFER SCHOLARSHIP
         A) Sunday, March 15th - 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
                                                             For all high school girls who are seniors and are concerned
         Spring Blood Drive in the Braun Youth Center. To book an   about finances during their first year in College or gap year
         appointment visit Gifts for all donors   learning in Israel, contact Mark Twersky for a Florence
         and volunteers.
                                                             Shaffer Scholarship Application.
         B) Sunday, March 22nd - 10:00 am Workshop for
                                                             GREAT NECK COMMUNITY CALENDAR
         Mortals with Rabbi Elchonon Zohn, director of Vaad
         HaRabanim of Queens Chevra Kadisha.                 As you may know, we are fortunate to have a Great Neck
                                                             Community Calendar where one can post their upcoming
         CHAVERIM CENTER                                     simcha or special event. It is suggested that when
         Join us for the next Chaverim Center on Wednesday,   planning a simcha/event that you post it on the calendar in
         March 18th from 11:30-2:00 celebrating the Persian New   order to avoid unnecessary conflicts. To post your simcha,
         Year with Fery Sedaghatpour. We will also have a book   send your request to If you
         discussion on “Waking Lions” by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen.    post on the Community Calendar, do not assume that you
                                                             are booked on the GNS calendar as well. You must reserve
         Please note that for security reasons the door code to           your date on the GNS calendar independently.
         enter GNS was changed. Call the office, ask the Rabbis,                  Saturday, 18 Adar
         Chazzan, Mark or Jim for the new code. If you choose to               Jamie Katz for Ben Dweck
         let in visitors, please do so without sharing the code.              Sari Braunstein for Ben Dweck
         NEW WHATSAPP GROUP FOR SINGLES                                     Florin Silberstein for Samuel Sailor
                                                                            Ben Shavolian for Horri Shavolian
         GNS is creating a new WhatsAPP group to notify singles                   Sunday, 19 Adar
         about special community programs and encourage their                 Brenda Parver for Sol Altman
         attendance and opportunity to meet each other. If you are                Monday, 20 Adar
         single, please email Rabbi Polakoff at              Jeroen Bours for Eric Bours
         to join this group. Friends and relatives (although well-  Y       Meryl Friedman for Hyman Karten
         meaning) cannot submit names of people on their behalf.   A      Annie Mendelson for Samuel Maultasch
         SHMURAH MATZAH SALE                                                 Roselin Wagner for Rose Wagner
                                                                                  Tuesday, 21 Adar
         You can order your Shmurah matzah with GNS @ $27/   H                Norma Bilbool for Rose Bilbool
         pound. All orders must be in by March 31st. Check must   R       Judith Weinstein for Edward Eichenhon
         be included with your order.                                        Tricia Moslin for Estelle Solomon
         HOLOCAUST WALL                                       Z                  Wednesday, 22 Adar
         We have already identified many pictures but still need   E       Perry Schneider for Phillip Schneider
                                                                                  Thursday, 23 Adar
         your help to identify all the pictures. Please call the office       Gary Chubak for Ida Chubak
         to identify the photo. Thank you!                    I           Edward Goodman for Harvey Goodman
         CHEVRA KADISHA                                                                           Elaine Miller for Ethel Grant
         If any woman is interested in joining the Chevra Kadisha,   T      Cindy Hodkin for Bernard Korman
         please contact Lisa Stein at 646.251.6409. She will answer          Raphael Shaya for David Shaya
         any questions and provide all necessary information                        Gideon Yudelowitz for Harold Yudelowitz
         regarding this incredible mitzvah.                                 Valdimir Zyskind for Shiffra Zyskind
                                                                                   Friday, 24 Adar
                                                                                           Cindy Ludwig for Alvin Gelber
         If there are any mothers in need of a private room to             Myles Mittleman for Sophie Mittleman
         nurse their child, please see Katie Lichter or Zehava Atlas        Edwin Rosman for Pearl Pfefferman
         for the key and room instructions. Thank you.                    Rabbi Esor Ben-Sorek for Steven Winer
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