Page 4 - GNS70 Timeline Final
P. 4

GREAT NECK SYNAGOGUE 70 YEAR TIMELINE                                                                                                    1990s

      1990                           1993                        1994                             1996 (continued)                  1998

      GNS 40th Anniversary - past    Cantorial concert with
      presidents honored at dinner.  Eleazar Schulman and Avi
                                                                                Cantor Zeev
      Rabbi Yechiel Simon becomes                                               Kron appointed.
      GNS Executive Director.        Hoops for One and All.
                                     GNS courts intramural
                                     basketball league.
      GNS Bikur Cholim initiated.
                                                                                                                                    Dennis A. Sparling creates the
                                     Robert Heller becomes GNS                 Rabbi Steven                                         Dor Va Dor sculpture in honor
      1991                           Executive Director                        Moskowitz          Beit Midrash open in memory of    of our children.
                                                                                                  Rahel and Amin Ebrahimian and
                                                                               becomes High       Sefer Torah written by GNS.
                                                                               School Director
      Solidarity Mission to Israel                                             and Director of                                      Rabbi Josh Hain appointed
      during the Gulf War led by Rabbi                                         Hebrew High                                          Rabbinic Intern.
      Polakoff.                                                                School.            1997
                                                                                                                                    Avrohom Fried, Shlomie Dachs
                                                                                                                                    and Ethan Liefer perform at
                                     Harold Domnitch becomes                                                                        GNS.
                                     Chairman of the Board.

                                                                                                                                    Creation of the Great Neck
                                                                                                                                    Chevra Kadisha.
      Rabbi Sholom Jensen becomes
      Youth Director of GNS.
                                                                                                  GNS Holocaust Memorial dedicated,   Rabbi Moskowitz sells his first
                                                                                                  depicting members’ families who   Chesed Cholent to raise money
      Gym night and youth luncheons                                                               perished and whose survived the   for Tomchei Shabbos.  Now we
      are  initiated along with Shabbos                          Women’s Tefila becomes part of   Holocaust.                        can eat well and do a mitzvah.
      Mevarchim ice-cream kiddushes.                             GNS.

                                                                                                  GNS initiates shabbaton with Ohel of
      1992                                                       1996                             Brooklyn.

      Rabbi David Movsas appointed                               GNS Rocks! Piamenta, Yisroel
      first Rabbinic intern.                                     Willinger and Shlomie Dachs
                                                                 perform at sell-out concert.
      Youth department begins ski
      trips to Hunter Mountain.

                                     New Aron Kodesh designed,
      Yarzheit Book of Remembrance   sculptured gates by artist
      initiated.                     Dennis A. Sparling. New
                                     torah mantles are made by
                                     Ira Lubin.
      GNS UJA Mission to Israel led by                                                            First Yom Ha’atzma’ut celebration
      Rabbi Polakoff.                                                                             and chagiga.

      Japanese Shinonone Choir of                                Artist David Ascalon creates 9 stain   The first Turn Friday Night into
      Kyoto Japan performs at GNS.                               glass windows representing the   Shabbos program takes place at
                                                                 Jewish holidays.                 GNS.
   1   2   3   4   5   6