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Great Neck Synagogue Magazine
         SCOPE                                                 Great Neck Synagogue         GNS2021
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                                                               26 Old Mill Road
                                                               Great Neck, New York 11023
                                                               T: 516 487 6100
                                                               www.gns.org
          Pesach Issue | 2021       Table of Contents          Dale E. Polakoff, Rabbi

                                                               Ian Lichter, Assistant Rabbi
          Sunrise, Sunset                                      Rabbi Yehoshua Lefkowitz, Rabbinic Intern
          By Andy Allen                               p.9      Yitzy Spinner, Cantor
                                                               Mark Twersky, Executive Director
          Rembrandt’s Jews                                     James Frisch, Assistant Executive Director
          By Dr. Arnold Breitbart                     p.12     Sholom Jensen, Rabbi, Youth Director
                                                               Dr. Michael & Zehava Atlas, Youth Directors
          Emma Lazarus, Poet and Activist                      Dr. Ephraim Wolf, z”l, Rabbi Emeritus
          By Carol Buckmann                           p.16     Eleazer Schulman, z”l, Cantor Emeritus

          Transitional Reflections                             Executive Board
          By Robyn Blumner                            p.18     Chairman of the Board        Dov Sassoon
                                                               President                    Jordan Wolf
          Ask the Rabbi                                        Executive Vice President     Bart Baum
          By Rabbi Dale Polakoff                      p.21     First Vice President         Jon Reiss
                                                               Second Vice President        Sharon Goldwyn
          Passover in Purgatory 1941                           Third Vice President         Erik Hertz
          By Jacqueline Fischer with Stanley H. Fischer    p.22  Treasurer                  Abraham Sedgh
                                                               Recording Secretary          Diane Rein
          The Pesachim I Remember of My Childhood              Corresponding Secretary      Steven Rosenzweig
          By Esor Ben-Sorek, Ph.D.                    p.26     Financial Secretary          Ruby Askowitz
                                                               Service Officer              Steven Blumner
          Homemade Pesach Wine…                                Service Officer              Gary Chubak
          A 100 Year Family Tradition Continues                Gabbai                       Natan Hamerman
          By Michelle Berman                                   Beit Midrash Gabbai          Josh Shatzkes
          (with imput from Les Kahn and Amanda Spiro)   p.30   Beit Midrash Service Officer   Aaron Wallenstein

          Guide Dog Foundation: Update on Pecan and Gudrun     SCOPE Editorial Board
          By Diane Rein                               p.32
                                                               Editor                       Diane Rein
          My Childhood Pesach                                  Art Director                 Andrew Allen
          By Annie Karpenstein                        p.33     Contributing Editor          Dr. Esor Ben-Sorek
                                                               Contributing Editor          Stanley Fischer
          Youth News                                           Contributing Editor          Carol Buckmann
          By Rabbi Sholom Jensen, Dr. Mike Atlas,              Contributing Editor          Dr. Arnold Breitbart
          and Morah Zehava Atlas                      p.34     Youth Editor                 Sophia Rein
                                                               Youth Editor                 Tsofia Atlas
          Extraordinary Pesach
          By Annie Karpenstein                        p.35     SCOPE magazine is published three times a year,
                                                               Rosh Hashanah, Chanukah and Pesach,
          An Upside Down Purim                                 by Great Neck Synagogue,
                                                               26 Old Mill Road, Great Neck, New York 11023
          By Miriam Atlas                             p.37
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          Sisterhood of Great Neck Synagogue                   It is distributed by mail to members and friends of the synagogue.
          By Vivian Kron and Judy Lillien             p.40     Paid subscriptions are available for non-members at $18 per year.
                                                               Copyright ©2021 Great Neck Synagogue
          The Laws of Pesach                          p.41     All articles, logos & material used for another publication or lecture
                                                               must be expressly requested in writing from GNS. The views ex-
          Shabbat and Pesach Schedule of Times        p.47     pressed in this magazine are those of the author and may or may not
                                                               reflect the diversity of our membership.
          Rebbetzins’ Recipe Corner                   p.48     View previous issues of SCOPE online;
                                                               https://www.gns.org/category/publications/scope/
          Great Neck Synagogue Men’s Club                      or scan the QR code.
          By Mark Friedman                            p.50

          Ma Nishtana Ha-SCOPE Ha-zeh Mi Kol Ha-SCOPE-im
          By Esor Ben-Sorek, Ph.D.                    p.53     Cover photograph by Andy Allen ©2021



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